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

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

  1. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    It has never crossed my mind to say such a thing or to apologize to any race for anything, ever.

    To repeat again: If I need to apologize to the black race for the things done by the white race, that means we are responsible for what other people do, just because we are of the same race. If we ARE responsible for what other people do, because we are of the same race, then racism is a valid, legitimate way of thinking and there is nothing to apologize for. If we are NOT responsible for what other people do, just because we are of the same race, then I don't owe anybody an apology.
     
  2. ReaPer105

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    They know all about me and the evil in my heart by the color of my skin.
    But there's no way I could know what's in their heart, mind or experiences.

    Right....
     
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  3. mj9mm

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    :animlol:,or maybe :nutcheck:...
     
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  4. Borg Warner

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    A racist these days is anyone who is not a Liberal. Then you're not only a racist but you're guilty of thought crime.
     
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  5. 6Actual

    6Actual Southern Backwater Mafia

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    I know what I know about myself, what others think doesn't mean a jot to me
     
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  6. Border Bandit 32

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    amen to that brotha....fire with fire......
     
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    those accusing me of being a racist are more racist than i'll ever be.... but they are pushing me there...
     
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  8. BillKilgore

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    The word "racist" has been thrown about so much over the last 10-20 years, it has lost all significance.

    I DON'T CARE what that kind of person thinks of me.
     
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  9. deputy tom

    deputy tom Gringo Viejo

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    Yep, I've got friends on here of every ethnic group and if anyone believes I'm a racist, so be it. YMMV. tom. :dunno:
     
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  10. joecarp

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    Why does it matter if someone calls you a racist when you know you are not. No need to explain yourself, their mind is already made up!
     
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    "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." Martin Luther King, Jr.

    I wonder what he would have said if he knew that what was actually going to come is that his four little children (by which he meant all black people) now are exempt from even being judged by the content of their character, because of the color of their skin.

    Skin color shouldn't be a shield against personal responsibility for any person.

    ...... It's not racist to say that, is it?
     
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  12. fastbolt

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    I'd guess it depends who is saying it, and to whom it's being said ... and who hears it (albeit without intent for them to hear it) and wants to take offense.

    But you knew that. ;)
     
  13. Glock Commander

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    I think the confusion is "hate". Nothing wrong with having preferences. I like Chevy trucks and you like Ford trucks. We agree to disagree.

    But I won't vandalism Ford dealerships. I won't run Fords off the road. "Hate" is the issue and if you "hate" you need a 12 step program.
     
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  14. Glock Commander

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    Did you said it in a well meaning way. Or as part of "hate" speak? Like I always say;
    Small minds discuss persons.
    Average minds discuss events.
    Great minds discuss ideas.
     
  15. Colt M-4

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    Won't it be sad but fitting when all the ones that called people out and saying how bad they are turn to stone.

    we will have one heck of a pile of statues to dump off in the Grand Canyon.I miss the days in the early sixties was a usher at that show over to the left the State&Lake, across from the Chicago.

    good times.
    nobody gave 2 cents what color as long as you worked and showed up.

    1968 came around that changed quick.. Marines Don't fail me now!



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  16. slym2none

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    How'd you know I was a Ford guy?

    :car:
     
  17. Dave514

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    Never been accused. I'd have to question the person's motive or misperception of what I've done or said. I'm for equal rights and not special rights so I'm sure there are people who would categorize me as such.
     
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    I no longer care what anyone else thinks.....,
     
  19. Doc Holliday

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    I don't need to prove j/s to anyone, nor apologize for what/who I am.
     
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    Well, I guess 3 out of 4 isn't too bad. :dunno: