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Sat Mar 30, 2013, 07:17 PM

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MrScorpio Mar 2013 OP
Warpy Mar 2013 #1
Spitfire of ATJ Mar 2013 #2
AAO Mar 2013 #3
BlueJazz Mar 2013 #4
Lady Freedom Returns Mar 2013 #5
Mr.Bill Mar 2013 #6
Lady Freedom Returns Mar 2013 #10
Curmudgeoness Mar 2013 #7
Lady Freedom Returns Mar 2013 #9
ReRe Mar 2013 #13
Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2013 #8
rurallib Mar 2013 #11
Iggo Mar 2013 #12

Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 07:19 PM

1. How true!

but but but racism is a thing of the past!

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 08:09 PM

2. The smugness is strong in this one...

Great post.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 08:13 PM

3. Ouch! Great toon!

 

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 08:17 PM

4. >>

How do you do Ma'am ??

Get me a drink, miss

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 08:32 PM

5. I can relate to the frame where she is being ashed how many kids.

That question has been asked me so many times since 2011, that I just want to scream! Apparently a poor woman is expected to have a bunch of kids.

I remember when I went to sign up for food stamps, the agent just assumed I had kids, pulled out the paperwork and just asked "how many?". When I told him I did not have kids he asked "Are you sure?" with the oddest look on his face. Then when I went to this one shelter, they asked me where my kids were staying and why could I not stay with them. Not "do you have kids?" but they just assumed I had them.

And it is not a race thing, my skin is white. It is economic.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #5)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 08:38 PM

6. If it's an older person asking you,

ask them if they've broken their hip yet.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #6)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 10:01 PM

10. I will keep that comeback in mind!

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #5)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 09:36 PM

7. Are you sure

you don't have kids???

That would be downright hilarious on the face of it, but it really is an ignorant question to ask a woman. As if you wouldn't know.

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #7)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 09:58 PM

9. I know. The guy was in total disbelief.

He was boggled enough when I told him my education level. Good thing I had my diploma in my pack with me. It is one of two things I never left anywhere.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #5)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 10:42 PM

13. People like those live either by...

... perceptions, assumptions, stereotypes. Don't you think the first words out of their mouths should have been "How can I help you?"...with a sincere smile? OR they were overworked, probably doing the job of three or more people. Burnt out. At their wits end and almost out of their effing minds with the craziness of this broken society. GeorgeOrwellville.
What ever happened to "First, do no harm," and to human kindness?

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 09:57 PM

8. Wow. Simply powerful. K&R

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #8)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 10:07 PM

11. bingo!!!

plus you can almost feel attitude in the questions

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2013, 10:09 PM

12. Ouch.

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