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Old 08-26-17, 12:55 AM
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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Obviously not. And if you think Henry Rollins is a chest-thumping dope, you clearly have no idea what you're talking about.
He's a legendary doinker. My six year old has caught more waves and my nine yeAr old is a better skater.
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Old 08-26-17, 01:02 AM
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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Affirmative action isn't a solution. It's a band-aid. As in, we can't stop people from being racist or being shitty parents but we can keep colleges from only admitting white people.

You have to do all kinds of things together to combat racism.
Actually, that was a good statement. I agree. I would only add that we need to make sure the band-aid is used for that particular wound, not something else. We don't take a band-aid off a person's wound and put it on another area of their body, and I think AA has been used like this, attempting to solve other problems when it only made the wounds worse.
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Old 08-26-17, 04:31 PM
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone...led-screening/

Screening of Gone With The Wind canceled because it is “insensitive”. SJW really are out of control.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

I'd cancel a screening of GWTW because it sucks and its four hours long.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Apparently, all we need to wipe out racism is calm, respectful discussion.

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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by stvn1974 View Post
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone...led-screening/

Screening of Gone With The Wind canceled because it is “insensitive”. SJW really are out of control.
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I'd cancel a screening of GWTW because it sucks and its four hours long.
God damn fucking racist bad movie loving AFI.

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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I'd cancel a screening of GWTW because it sucks and its four hours long.


Heaven's Gate is a fucking masterpiece compared to GWTW.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I'd cancel a screening of GWTW because it sucks and its four hours long.
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Heaven's Gate is a fucking masterpiece compared to GWTW.

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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Thats why he's dead. He tried to watch it again. Good gravy does it suck.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

I've never seen GWTW.
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Dollars to donuts, I'd bet a good number of those "complaints" came from 4chan trolls.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by stvn1974 View Post
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone...led-screening/

Screening of Gone With The Wind canceled because it is “insensitive”. SJW really are out of control.
They are screening Birth of a Nation instead
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by stvn1974 View Post
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone...led-screening/

Screening of Gone With The Wind canceled because it is “insensitive”. SJW really are out of control.
"insensitive" to a 'large segment of their audience', in fact.

On a related note, I've noticed that any mention of The 40-Year-Old Virgin has been scrubbed from the DVD Talk website.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Gone With The Wind. Legendary.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
I've never seen GWTW.
You should watch it. The movie is racist in its oh slavery wasn't so bad for the dark skinned people. The misogyny is off the scale also.

However, the movie isn't a propaganda piece like birth of the nation. It is interesting to see how clueless and blind people were when watching this movie. They honestly didn't see the racism. Just on a acting point of view and technical point of view it is a great movie. The negative aspects shouldn't be left out though. It can be used as a test of sorts. If you watched this movie and didn't see any racism you probably should rethink your ability to recognize blatant racism. Your world view is probably F up also.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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However, the movie isn't a propaganda piece like birth of the nation. It is interesting to see how clueless and blind people were when watching this movie. They honestly didn't see the racism. Just on a acting point of view and technical point of view it is a great movie. The negative aspects shouldn't be left out though. It can be used as a test of sorts. If you watched this movie and didn't see any racism you probably should rethink your ability to recognize blatant racism. Your world view is probably F up also.

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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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While he shouldn't have been punched, it wasn't a sucker punch, and his intentions certainly seem less than honorable. Approaching liberals with whom he hoped to have a constructive discussion wearing a MAGA hat is akin to a butcher approaching vegetarians to have constructive dialog with a bloody apron on. That doesn't mean his points (or the butchers points) are invalid, but when you effectively chum the waters, you can't then say you didn't want sharks around.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I'd cancel a screening of GWTW because it sucks and its four hours long.
On a movie forum?!

It's a brilliant film and one of its most remarkable accomplishments is how it's pace allows it to fly by. It doesn't feel long at all.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Originally Posted by Baron Of Hell View Post
You should watch it. The movie is racist in its oh slavery wasn't so bad for the dark skinned people. The misogyny is off the scale also.

However, the movie isn't a propaganda piece like birth of the nation. It is interesting to see how clueless and blind people were when watching this movie. They honestly didn't see the racism. Just on a acting point of view and technical point of view it is a great movie. The negative aspects shouldn't be left out though. It can be used as a test of sorts. If you watched this movie and didn't see any racism you probably should rethink your ability to recognize blatant racism. Your world view is probably F up also.
How can you characterize anyone of being clueless as to the film's depiction of racism and slavery? It's acknowledged IN THE FILM that these people own slaves and are aware of the subjugation. They discuss it in actual dialogue.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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The problem with this tool is he's not from Laguna. Don't bring your problems to other people's towns.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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it wasn't a sucker punch
In what way was it not?
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In what way was it not?
It was a hostile situation, the two people were facing each other, and the guy had a huge wind up. In related news, seemingly no one likes this guy. WaPo has an interesting photo detailing events conveniently left out of the Fox story. Seems he, R.C. Maxwell, was pepper-sprayed by "mistake" by a fellow President Trump supporter in Laguna Beach as well.
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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Affirmative action isn't a solution. It's a band-aid. As in, we can't stop people from being racist or being shitty parents but we can keep colleges from only admitting white people.

You have to do all kinds of things together to combat racism.
But the article says fewer blacks are going to college than before.
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