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Old 09-22-09, 10:02 AM
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"You Might Be a Racist If...."

In light of the current national discussion re: what constitutes racism, it occurred to me that someone is missing a financial opportunity here. An enterprising soul could "borrow" Jeff Foxworthy's worn-out (but still lucrative) "Redneck" theme & adapt it.

Knowing the creative minds at work in Otterville, it would be interesting to see what suggestions might be put forth. I'll get the ball rolling with a very lame one...first thing that popped into my head. Half-baked (or maybe only 1/4-baked), but here it is:

If your child refers to chocolate milk as "Obama milk", you might be a racist.

(Pretty sad, I know, but felt like I should contribute something if I wanted others to participate. At least the bar has been set very low...below ground level, if you will).
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Old 09-22-09, 10:23 AM
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The last paragraph says it all.
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If you create a thread sure to be filled with black jokes and negative stereotypes...
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You might be a racist if you subscribe to a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.
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... you didn't find this thread subject to be the least bit offensive.
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Well, so what? What's wrong with bein' racy?
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If you are discussing healthcare and you are opposed to it, you might be a racist.

If you voted for Obama but now think he is on the wrong path, you might be a racist.

If a beaver has bitten off your nipple......oh wait, that is redneck.
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... you didn't find this thread subject to be the least bit offensive.
No - this is the DVD Talk Political Forum.
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Man, I remember that.

"Normally I wear protection, but then I thought...when am I going to make it back to Haiti?"
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Originally Posted by Talkin2Phil View Post
Well, so what? What's wrong with bein' racy?

No, Racist...RacIST!!

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If you are discussing healthcare and you are opposed to it, you might be a racist.

If you voted for Obama but now think he is on the wrong path, you might be a racist.

If a beaver has bitten off your nipple......oh wait, that is redneck.
The OP failed, but Dave's got the right idea.

The format is basicly: "________(fill in the blank Obama policy or position)_________, then you might be a racist."

If you think the US should have a missle shield in Eastern Europe, you might be a racist.
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If you don't live in a hip/trendy city, you might be a racist.
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If you think Hal Jordan is better than John Stewart, you might be a racist.
(If you think Kyle Rainer is better, you're probably just young.)
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If you think Hal Jordan is better than John Stewart, you might be a racist.
His name was Craig Kilborn, bigot.
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If you believe one race is superior due to genetics, you might be a racist.

Am I doing it right?

If you confuse racism with bigotry and predjudice, you might be stupid.
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If you respond to one little thread in the wong way, you might be a racist.
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<a href = "http://voices.washingtonpost.com/shortstack/2009/09/health_care_race_and_political.html">"...you oppose health care reform."</a>
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If you display a rebel flag, you MAY be a racist. Or maybe not.

If you think that no one who displays a rebel flag is a racist, you are not a racist, but you are naive.

If you made a sign that says "The Cleveland Zoo has an African lion, and Washington DC has a lyin' african, you're most likely racist.

If you agree with Pat Buchanan that our european values are being undermined by evil furriners, you ARE a racist.
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If you make a value judgment of any sort, you might be a racist.
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The OP failed, but Dave's got the right idea.
As though I would be unfamiliar with the words the prophet Foxworthy has handed down to his people.
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Originally Posted by wendersfan View Post
<a href = "http://voices.washingtonpost.com/shortstack/2009/09/health_care_race_and_political.html">"...you oppose health care reform."</a>
More precisely, you gave the wrong answers to these 4 questions:

Hereís a series of statements about race relations in the U.S. For each one, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each one.
  1. Irish, Italians, Jewish, and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without any special favors.
  2. Over the past few years blacks have gotten less than they deserve.
  3. Itís really a matter of some people not trying hard enough; if blacks would only try harder they could be just as well off as whites.
  4. Generations of slavery and discrimination have created conditions that make it difficult for blacks to work their way out of the lower class.
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<a href = "http://voices.washingtonpost.com/shortstack/2009/09/health_care_race_and_political.html">"...you oppose health care reform."</a>
Jesus Christ that's a horrifying article! How come no one in this country wants to discus class distinctions? It's like we're allergic to the concept. That article wants to assert that "racial resentment" and opposition to health care reform are positively correlated. Did it ever occur to them that the higher classes oppose health care reform out of their own economic self-interest, and that racism (while they may harbor it) is irrelevent to the argument? It's class, and money, not fucking race.
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Jesus Christ that's a horrifying article! How come no one in this country wants to discus class distinctions? It's like we're allergic to the concept. That article wants to assert that "racial resentment" and opposition to health care reform are positively correlated. Did it ever occur to them that the higher classes oppose health care reform out of their own economic self-interest, and that racism (while they may harbor it) is irrelevent to the argument? It's class, and money, not fucking race.
You seriously think they wouldn't control for income?

Seriously?
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