Response to arely staircase (Original post)
Fri Jun 28, 2013, 01:33 AM
Poll_Blind (23,828 posts)
31. LOL! Dude, you just gave me the "Don't go out with a black girl" speech my mom did when I was 17
First, I wanna be up front- what you said has nothing to do with race or anything like that. I'm not claiming that. But that, what you said, I'll forever know that as the "Don't go out with a black girl" speech my mom gave me when I was a junior in high school, because there was this black girl I was thinking about dating.
"Mom loves you. You know that. I'm sure you like this girl and I'm sure she likes you too. And I'm sure she's pretty. Isn't she? I bet she is. (pause, head tilt) But if you go out with this girl...there's going to be all sorts of problems. Problems you didn't expect. People will cause problems, maybe big problems, for you and her around here. I know I can't change your mind if that's what you want to do. But I'm asking you, because I love you, not to go out with this girl.
That's not quite it but close enough. It's been forever.
Arley, I think I speak for all of us when I say we're real glad and all that you don't want us to mistakenly support a putch against a duly-elected Democratic official.
We don't want that either.
We're going to have opinions that're different from yours or, maybe, the exact same. But let's all remember that we can have different opinions and not be, ahem, on the wrong side of history...eh?
"In order to make a difference you need to get off the fucking computer." -- AzCat
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LOL! Dude, you just gave me the "Don't go out with a black girl" speech my mom did when I was 17