"Saying 'I'm not racist' isn't good enough"

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by slym2none, Jun 9, 2020.

  1. slym2none

    slym2none

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    Then nothing ever will be. Nothing that any human should ever have to do, anyway.

    Sorry, I can't post in the politics section yet, but I had to say this. If it gets moved, so be it, I'll post there in a week or so.
     
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  2. NMG26

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    Your words say one thing and your actions another.

    I agree though, from the heart the mouth speaks
     
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    Giving lip service to something isn't the same as living it.

    Well, unless you're in politics ... :p
     
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    I think there a lot of people who aren’t saying what they are feeling. Safer that way.
     
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    NMG26

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    Who's accusingly you of racism? Maybe they just need a hug?
     
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  6. Boo Berry

    Boo Berry Fair lady, your chariot awaits.

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    You could hand deliver your wife's ass on a platter of hundred dollar bills, and it wouldn't be good enough.

    Stop playing nice.
     
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    The mechanics of this are obvious. Liberals need a large voting base. They give benefits to the nonworking segment of the society and in return they get votes. The race card is used by liberals to get votes, and by some blacks to get additional benefits and privileges. I am sure when the rest of the population will get as poor as people in the ghetto, liberals will abandon blacks and will say that blacks are a danger, that they should be segregated once again, sent back to Africa, and so on.
     
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  8. rock_castle

    rock_castle Enjoys liberal temper tantrums & hissy fits

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    Is me not being racist good enough?
     
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  9. ronin.45

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    Proving you AREN'T something is pretty difficult.
     
  10. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6

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    You shouldn't even have to say it. Otherwise every day are we are supposed to wake up, grab a cup of Joe, stand on the front steps and proclaim to the world:

    I'm not a racist!
    I'm not a murderer!
    I'm not an adulterer!
    I'm not a thief!

    You see the basic problem with the left, is something that our wise founders recognized. It's an evil society where you are presumed guilty until you prove your innocence.
     
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  11. tarpleyg

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    LOL I have been accused of being a racist so many times (by some people I used to consider friends, no less) that I now just stop listening to them when they say it. Apparently, describing the elephant in the room to some people is verboten and not politically correct. Oh well...not my elephants and not my circus.
     
  12. Batesmotel

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    I’m white. I have been told on several occasions that just being white makes me a racist. Period.

    Furthermore I’ve been told that because I’m white it is impossible for me to ever have been the subject of racism by another.

    And saying I’m not a racist or saying I’ve been subjected to racist actions by another person just proves I’m a racist.

    It’s not about race. It’s about promoting hate.
     
  13. wprebeck

    wprebeck Have you seen me?

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    I honestly don't give a **** if someone thinks I'm racist. I spent nearly half of my life being accused of racism simply because I wore a badge. That slur merits nothing more than a yawn from me, if I even care to have a response.

    I'm not going to convince anyone who makes that accusation that it's untrue, so why bother trying? The only opinions that I value all come from people who live in my home. There's one or two others out there that I might consider, but those are from people that are longtime friends and who have proven that friendship over time.

    As far as giving a **** about what some turd thinks of me? I quit caring a very long time ago.
     
  14. M&P15T

    M&P15T All Hail King Kona

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    Time to move on the the tried & true "not caring what other people think". You cannot control other people, what they think or what they perceive. And 96.814% of the time you can't change other people's minds, not matter what you do or say.

    So......just ignore other people unless forced to deal with them. Let your life be yours, and let other people sail past without concern.
     
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    SWFlGuy Lifetime NRA member

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    In my opinion,...I think WE all should just look around and admit that we all really are in one way or another.
    If we’re honest with ourselves at one point or another everybody has thought to themselves or others something with a racial connotation, no matter what color you are.
    Admit that we’re all human and nobody is perfect.
    Then try to be the best us that we can be.
    Let the law do its job, and the voting mechanism.
    Go to frigging work.
    Wear a mask if it makes you happy, or if you’re forced by employers.
    Go back to church.
    Be proud of your country and your accomplishments.
    If you’re not see my upper rant note, figure out how to be the best you can be. It’s a free country and everyone has the same choices to make.

    I want off this ride.
     
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    JArthurD Silver Member

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    Apologies are as non-effective as denials.

    Washing feet however, -That’s a winner !
     
  17. Baba Louie

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    I am racist
    I am disappoint
    I am 'Murica

    Still working on getting it right. speaking of which...
    BUT...

    I am racist (I can live with that)

    Cultural relativism is a biyotch at times when those cultures evolve along similar but differing paths!

    "I was born an original sinner"
    "I was born from original sin"
    "If I had a dollar bill..."

    I'm also on the record of admitting to be a notorious liar every now and then, so one never knows what the truth is or where it may be found. A product of our times. (I can live with that too)

    Embrace. Our Race. Human. (wanna sing kumbaya now? me neither)

    On the other hand, Cultures, like Tribes...? that be a different ball o wax (see above) When in Rome... and all that. Culture Clubs... Do not know lyrics to Karma Chameleon (and I can live with that three or four)
     
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    IMMA RACIST AGAINST . criminals, looters low life people. regardless of skin color.
     
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    The dumb ones are those that get on FB and make stupid statements or positions.
     
  20. deputy tom

    deputy tom Gringo Viejo

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    I don't need to apologize for anything. Call me what you want, but I don't care. How bout that? tom. :cowboy:
     
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