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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #640 on: June 30, 2020, 05:31:22 PM »
Yeah, the racial friction is so bad that millions and millions of Asians, Hispanics and Africans try to immigrate here. In the words of Arpeggio: bogus!

Ah, what passes for "argument" among some.
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« Reply #641 on: June 30, 2020, 05:48:59 PM »
Ah, what passes for "argument" among some.
Facts can’t get in the way of your ideology.
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #642 on: June 30, 2020, 06:08:09 PM »
Not all racists are on the far right. I suppose the left wing ones in that situation will white flight themselves to Canada or Asia.

Another so what.  Common sense dictates that out of three hundred million, there are a few hundred thousand liberals who are racist.  I admitted I used to be one.  I admitted that in earlier posts and how serving in the US Army changed me.

Provide us with a list of current liberals who are racist and we will have no problem denouncing them.

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #643 on: June 30, 2020, 06:48:59 PM »
Another so what.  Common sense dictates that out of three hundred million, there are a few hundred thousand liberals who are racist.  I admitted I used to be one.  I admitted that in earlier posts and how serving in the US Army changed me.

Provide us with a list of current liberals who are racist and we will have no problem denouncing them.
If I added the “POC” who are racist expect the numbers to increase. (Maybe America is an equal opportunity country in so far as racism?)

However, it’s usually the white ones who flee like a bat out of hell when ‘there goes the neighborhood.’ 
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #644 on: June 30, 2020, 07:34:17 PM »
If I added the “POC” who are racist expect the numbers to increase. (Maybe America is an equal opportunity country in so far as racism?)

However, it’s usually the white ones who flee like a bat out of hell when ‘there goes the neighborhood.’

What is "POC"? 

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« Reply #645 on: June 30, 2020, 07:46:44 PM »
What is "POC"?
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it's "People of Color"
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #646 on: June 30, 2020, 08:02:56 PM »
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it's "People of Color"

What?  There are people of color who are racist? 

Again common sense dictates that there are some blacks who are racist. So what?

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« Reply #647 on: June 30, 2020, 10:19:53 PM »
anti-American and pure Marxist propaganda.
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #648 on: June 30, 2020, 10:43:49 PM »
What is "POC"?

He's switching to the "whatabout black people having prejudices too?"

It makes one wonder whether this is really a rightwing bot.

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #649 on: July 01, 2020, 04:29:28 AM »
What?  There are people of color who are racist? 

Again common sense dictates that there are some blacks who are racist. So what?
Well that's not what a lot of people on the left believe nowadays (the belief that only white people can be racist).

But yeah, I don't quite see the point of him mentioning that either, even if it may be true.
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #650 on: July 01, 2020, 05:17:59 AM »
So CHAZ is being finally shut down after an underage black guy was shot and killed by their own security... wait... what was this area made for protesting again? It was some issue that the US has... hmmm guessing I'm Bidening today, can't remember, oh well lol.
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #651 on: July 01, 2020, 08:09:16 AM »
Well that's not what a lot of people on the left believe nowadays (the belief that only white people can be racist).

It's so interesting to hear - from others - what "people from the left" think and believe.

Speak for yourself, I was taught.

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #652 on: July 01, 2020, 08:14:12 AM »
It's so interesting to hear - from others - what "people from the left" think and belief.

Speak for yourself, I was taught.

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Up there with Trump's "they say...."
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #653 on: July 01, 2020, 08:19:12 AM »
Up there with Trump's "they say...."

It's an old tactic to create and manipulate an image of "the others"....

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #654 on: July 01, 2020, 09:30:41 AM »
It's an old tactic to create and manipulate an image of "the others"....

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Aye. Just so.
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« Reply #655 on: July 01, 2020, 09:38:13 AM »
Not that the Blue team ever engages in that activity...

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« Reply #656 on: July 01, 2020, 11:23:16 AM »
Not that the Blue team ever engages in that activity...

That's so meta  8)
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« Reply #657 on: July 01, 2020, 11:30:08 AM »
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #658 on: July 01, 2020, 12:44:11 PM »
It's so interesting to hear - from others - what "people from the left" think and believe.

Speak for yourself, I was taught.

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That's why I said "a lot of people", not just "people on the left" and nothing else.

It's something I hear often, since it's part of the ideology. It states that if you are perceived as "at the top" the only that group can be "-ist"... in this case, since white people are perceived as having the most power then only they can be racist. It's part of the redefinition itself of "racism = power + privilege."

Perhaps you haven't kept up with how this ideology has been changing the last 10-20 years, but that's how it is now. Perhaps you are just liberal, which is different from leftist.
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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #659 on: July 01, 2020, 05:57:20 PM »
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