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52. The club advertised to rent out their pool
My friend the attorney says that makes this a very winnable lawsuit for the day camp kids.
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  -Campers' "Complexion" No Problem for New Pool BumRushDaShow  Jul-09-09 06:13 AM   #0 
  - very interesting  adamuu   Jul-09-09 06:52 AM   #1 
  - Some of the comments I read to justify this were disgusting.  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 06:57 AM   #2 
  - Agree  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 07:27 AM   #5 
  - Just goes to show  PSzymeczek   Jul-09-09 01:23 PM   #111 
  - I think what is far more disgusting is people that wanted to sue to force the club to admit them.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 09:26 AM   #37 
  - Why would you "protect" the children  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 09:44 AM   #42 
  - Excellent answer! And I agree 100%.  ChazII   Jul-09-09 09:59 AM   #46 
  - We've never really over come discrimination we quite possibly never will.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 10:39 AM   #61 
     - really? you just did that?  northzax   Jul-09-09 12:28 PM   #97 
        - Yes, it's a choice like being Catholic or Jewish or even Democrat  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 01:08 PM   #108 
        - So based on your argument  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 01:54 PM   #116 
        - The argument is only partially correct...  BolivarianHero   Jul-09-09 02:09 PM   #121 
           - so you're high functioning  northzax   Jul-09-09 02:39 PM   #127 
           - Drug use and race are not the same. But the way bigots treat both are.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 03:09 PM   #130 
              - oh bullshit  northzax   Jul-09-09 05:08 PM   #136 
                 - Bless You  NashVegas   Jul-09-09 08:23 PM   #143 
                 - You need to pay attention. I didn't say drug use and race were the same.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 09:44 AM   #161 
           - Correct. I also was not comparing drug use to race.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 02:56 PM   #129 
  - You don't have to expose children to hatred and racism to teach them about equality.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 10:13 AM   #51 
  - Wow.  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 10:45 AM   #65 
  - I didn't say the camp wanted to make it a political pissing contest. They did the right thing.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 11:07 AM   #76 
  - How do you know this wasn't  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 11:44 AM   #90 
     - They can go before a judge. But the camp will have to take steps to reasonably mitigate the damages,  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 12:17 PM   #96 
        - So you accept  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 12:41 PM   #101 
  - Thanks for that extra  Cha   Jul-09-09 11:10 AM   #79 
  - children and adults are exposed to racism  noiretextatique   Jul-09-09 01:02 PM   #105 
     - Okay, why do you teach them with your own experiences. Why don't you take them to a KKK rally -  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 01:29 PM   #112 
        - i don't have to directly expose them to it...they experience it themselves  noiretextatique   Jul-09-09 02:35 PM   #125 
           - I understand completely. We're on the same page.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 03:26 PM   #131 
           - Naa, DUUUU!  Karenina   Jul-10-09 04:32 AM   #152 
  - Exactly ~ I was raised in Maryland and I'm African American  goclark   Jul-09-09 11:04 AM   #74 
     - Wow..that's a beautifully  Cha   Jul-09-09 11:15 AM   #82 
     - I'm from Maryland too. So you are also familiar with the Elkridge Country Club.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 11:18 AM   #84 
     - Thanks for letting me know about Elkridge Country Club.  goclark   Jul-09-09 02:51 PM   #128 
        - "In a perfect world full of perfect people" - Anonymous  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 03:33 PM   #132 
        - My parents moved to "Nap Town" ;-) when I was 2  Karenina   Jul-10-09 04:21 AM   #151 
     - What a sweet story!  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 12:07 PM   #94 
     - I just read what I wrote to my 90 year old Mom  goclark   Jul-09-09 12:14 PM   #95 
        - Aww....  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 12:43 PM   #102 
     - what a great, poignant, beautiful, sad, triumphant story!  noiretextatique   Jul-09-09 01:04 PM   #106 
        - Let me know ~  goclark   Jul-09-09 01:17 PM   #109 
           - will do  noiretextatique   Jul-09-09 02:37 PM   #126 
  - they have already been exposed to hate.  mopinko   Jul-09-09 09:52 AM   #44 
  - Amen  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:09 AM   #49 
  - In that case. Don't forget to get the kids a KKK membership too.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 10:58 AM   #73 
  - The children will learn a valuable lesson once justice is served  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:08 AM   #48 
  - Except that justice says private clubs may discriminate and that is perfectly legal.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 10:20 AM   #54 
  - Not when they advertise  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:24 AM   #57 
     - From what I understand they advertized that they were open for membership.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 10:42 AM   #63 
        - The sign I saw on the video was about RENTING the pool  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:48 AM   #69 
        - I'm sorry.............  JanusAscending   Jul-09-09 12:31 PM   #99 
           - I apologize for nothing! All the vile crap you only read about in your history books.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 02:09 PM   #120 
              - Tee.hee,hee!!!  JanusAscending   Jul-09-09 10:10 PM   #148 
                 - I got ya by 7 years. 1931 hon. I'm 77 headed for 78 and beyond.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 08:12 AM   #158 
                    - I noticed your age in your post after I posted you!!  JanusAscending   Jul-10-09 02:08 PM   #182 
                       - No Mrs Wizard. Not from a lack of trying. LOL  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 03:22 PM   #183 
  - What would you suggest as "justice"?  wisteria   Jul-09-09 10:41 AM   #62 
     - They advertised to rent out their pool  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:51 AM   #72 
        - Money talks and it looks  Cha   Jul-09-09 11:19 AM   #85 
           - $$'s are green, ~ our money is the ssame color for everyone  goclark   Jul-10-09 09:32 AM   #160 
  - I imagine that Thelma Mothershed...  LanternWaste   Jul-09-09 10:50 AM   #70 
  - By all means, let us allow prejudice lest it sully our delicate ears.  aquart   Jul-09-09 12:03 PM   #92 
  - Oh please wake up and smell the roses. This is no longer the status quo in society.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 10:07 AM   #162 
  - do you have kids?  mopinko   Jul-09-09 12:28 PM   #98 
  - I'm not suggesting they be kept in a bubble. But answer this one question.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 10:15 AM   #163 
     - i have 5. answer my question and i will answer yours. np  mopinko   Jul-10-09 10:38 AM   #166 
        - Fair enough.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 12:22 PM   #176 
           - yeah, then i don't think you know what you are talking about.  mopinko   Jul-10-09 01:23 PM   #181 
  - No, so the racists lose their haven of hate.  Kittycat   Jul-09-09 01:38 PM   #113 
  - Oh well then. I guess it's a good thing you thought of that before they did.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 10:28 AM   #164 
     - Racism isn't an acceptable for of free speech.  Kittycat   Jul-11-09 12:37 AM   #188 
  - They should be sued and driven to bankrupty  notadmblnd   Jul-09-09 02:05 PM   #119 
  - Except that they have a right to be racist. It's not moral and it's not ethical.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 10:33 AM   #165 
  - Huum ~ like the Little Rock Nine?  goclark   Jul-09-09 02:15 PM   #122 
  - You can't confuse public and private entities.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 10:48 AM   #167 
     - I've seen a few clips of the children on the MSM  goclark   Jul-10-09 01:08 PM   #179 
     - Oh it's a black thing I can't possibly understand. How original.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 03:27 PM   #184 
        - If you didn't grow up in a segregated environment,  goclark   Jul-11-09 01:39 AM   #189 
           - Oh, but I did grow up in a segregated environment. It was the law.  Wizard777   Jul-11-09 08:49 AM   #191 
              - But you benefited from it anyway  BumRushDaShow   Jul-11-09 10:57 AM   #192 
                 - If I benefited from it. I'm not aware of how.  Wizard777   Jul-11-09 01:05 PM   #196 
                    - My father was born in 1924  BumRushDaShow   Jul-11-09 01:53 PM   #198 
     - Huum ~  goclark   Jul-11-09 01:41 AM   #190 
  - I understand the point you're trying to make but I hardly think it compares to the racism  grace0418   Jul-09-09 04:58 PM   #135 
  - Those were all public facilities and institutionalized racism.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 10:59 AM   #168 
     - I'm not confusing anything. Private organizations that engage in bigotry need to be  grace0418   Jul-10-09 11:05 AM   #169 
        - Okay you win! They shouldn't be able to keep undesirables out of their private clubs.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 12:12 PM   #175 
           - No, *YOU* win. You're right. We should never confront bigotry because that will lead  grace0418   Jul-10-09 12:56 PM   #178 
              - You can confront public uses of bigotry. But not private ones.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 03:34 PM   #185 
  - By your logic Brown vs B of E was a bad decision?  Karenina   Jul-10-09 03:57 AM   #150 
  - That's not a proper legal argument. Those were public schools.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 11:07 AM   #170 
     - I'm not a lawyer nor do I play one on TV.  Karenina   Jul-10-09 12:45 PM   #177 
        - I've had some parallel experience in this area.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 04:07 PM   #186 
           - Errraaaaa.... OOOKaaay. I'm fine with all of it.  Karenina   Jul-10-09 04:32 PM   #187 
  - So- you would "protect the children from the hatred" espoused by their parents?  stlsaxman   Jul-10-09 06:46 AM   #154 
     - That's a different ball of wax. I'm against people interfering with parenting.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 11:51 AM   #174 
  - Maybe we want all the facts before we judge anyone.  wisteria   Jul-09-09 10:32 AM   #60 
  - I watched several news videos online  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:46 AM   #66 
  - This has nothing to do with Philadelphia  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 11:09 AM   #77 
  - Now there is a wise point I whole hearted support.  Wizard777   Jul-10-09 11:38 AM   #172 
  - Huntington Valley is in Montgomery County - not Philly /nt  jberryhill   Jul-12-09 05:11 PM   #206 
  - There were some here even on DU supporting the racists  Taverner   Jul-10-09 11:20 AM   #171 
  - Here or on the original article?  Posteritatis   Jul-10-09 01:16 PM   #180 
  - It sickens me that attitudes like this still exist.  Mad_Dem_X   Jul-09-09 07:16 AM   #3 
  - one of the children was interviewed by CNN,  mix   Jul-12-09 02:12 PM   #204 
  - Bully for Girard College! It would seem they truly learned from their mistakes 45 years ago.  stlsaxman   Jul-09-09 07:20 AM   #4 
  - OMG LOL  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 07:33 AM   #8 
  - glad you took it so well!  stlsaxman   Jul-09-09 07:55 AM   #14 
     - Since you admit to being a grammar Nazi...  moggie   Jul-09-09 09:28 AM   #39 
     - That's just wrong.  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 09:44 AM   #43 
     - please, then- what is the correct phrase? i've heard it used, but why is it incorrect?  stlsaxman   Jul-09-09 07:58 PM   #139 
        - "Begging the question" describes a particular logical fallacy  moggie   Jul-10-09 01:03 AM   #149 
           - i see your point, good one. "begging the question" sounds like a tactic Rush would use...  stlsaxman   Jul-10-09 06:33 AM   #153 
     - Only there is a difference between "history" and "past history"  starroute   Jul-09-09 11:14 AM   #80 
        - "He has a history of drug abuse " does not imply he currently abuses drugs.  stlsaxman   Jul-09-09 08:15 PM   #141 
  - Wasn't it Faulkner that said "The past isn't history, it isn't even past"  Maeve   Jul-09-09 08:03 AM   #16 
  - Emphasis on the past tense for Girard College  WolverineDG   Jul-09-09 07:31 AM   #6 
  - Girard is not being "bashed" by me  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 07:41 AM   #10 
  - Typical TV news stuff: "there's nothing better than jumping full-speed into a pool "  KurtNYC   Jul-09-09 07:31 AM   #7 
  - Good for Girard College  rosesaylavee   Jul-09-09 07:41 AM   #9 
  - If anyone thinks we are nearing a "postracial" society  varelse   Jul-09-09 07:42 AM   #11 
  - I'm a native Philadelphian and my brother-in-law was raise in Girard College  whathehell   Jul-09-09 07:47 AM   #12 
  - The comments on that Faux site were worse than disgusting  HillWilliam   Jul-09-09 07:50 AM   #13 
  - Yesterday we were discussing that there must have been  Quantess   Jul-09-09 02:01 PM   #118 
  - OMG ... who are these people ..  InfiniteThoughts   Jul-09-09 07:59 AM   #15 
  - I wasn't suprise to see it was NE Philly  LynneSin   Jul-09-09 08:14 AM   #17 
  - The club is actually in Montgomery County  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 08:27 AM   #21 
  - I use to live near that area - thanks for the update  LynneSin   Jul-09-09 08:47 AM   #26 
  - Doylestown?  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 09:15 AM   #34 
  - Good Golly, I can remember when minorities did NOT live in the N.E.  Voltaire   Jul-09-09 12:40 PM   #100 
     - I remember that too  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 01:07 PM   #107 
  - the private club needs money  mrs_p   Jul-09-09 08:30 AM   #22 
  - Amazing,  goclark   Jul-09-09 08:44 AM   #25 
  - i know, right  mrs_p   Jul-09-09 08:52 AM   #28 
  - They are going to need lots of money to pay off the massive lawsuit  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:11 AM   #50 
  - It might be - commercial establishments can be regulated via the  treestar   Jul-09-09 08:49 AM   #27 
  - I added in there that I found out that the camp paid to use the pool  LynneSin   Jul-09-09 09:05 AM   #31 
  - The club advertised to rent out their pool  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:14 AM   #52 
  - Excuse me, but I was born and raised in NE Philly and I have family still living there.  wisteria   Jul-09-09 10:48 AM   #68 
     - Excuses, Excuses - I bet they the pool officials knew when  RamboLiberal   Jul-09-09 11:16 AM   #83 
     - wow, you're trying hard aren't you?  pepperbear   Jul-09-09 11:48 AM   #91 
     - Wouldn't it have made sense then to say "we are not equipped...  Hansel   Jul-09-09 01:50 PM   #114 
  - Bravo for Girard College. Nice way to step up. (nt)  apnu   Jul-09-09 08:17 AM   #18 
  - racism alive and well in 2009 in the USA  barbtries   Jul-09-09 08:17 AM   #19 
  - Welcome to Sarah Palin's America nt  Hansel   Jul-09-09 01:51 PM   #115 
  - Good of Girard College to step up  Voltaire   Jul-09-09 08:20 AM   #20 
  - I used to be one of those kids  rocktivity   Jul-09-09 08:31 AM   #23 
  - Mr. Duesler is so damned stupid he didn't see a problem  crim son   Jul-09-09 08:44 AM   #24 
  - Bigots rarely do. nt  nc4bo   Jul-09-09 12:45 PM   #103 
  - can you say LAWSUIT?  mzteris   Jul-09-09 08:57 AM   #29 
  - right? absolutely.  mopinko   Jul-09-09 09:53 AM   #45 
  - I'm thinking those kids won't have to worry about college tuition  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:15 AM   #53 
  - The story has many layers of human ignorance...  noel711   Jul-09-09 08:59 AM   #30 
  - Bingo.  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 09:31 AM   #40 
  - Good  dipsydoodle   Jul-09-09 09:13 AM   #32 
  - This is beyond disgusting  boobooday   Jul-09-09 09:13 AM   #33 
  - I'm glad they were able to find a better class of people for the children to swim with.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 09:16 AM   #35 
  - Yup n/t  Mopar151   Jul-09-09 09:28 AM   #38 
  - Boy oh Boy...just when a lot of people think that "Just maybe....just maybe, Blacks and..  BlueJazz   Jul-09-09 09:17 AM   #36 
  - As much as I hate the owners of the first pool  Geoff R. Casavant   Jul-09-09 09:38 AM   #41 
  - Their ads make them liable  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 10:20 AM   #55 
  - Civil rights law is not my strong point, but  Geoff R. Casavant   Jul-09-09 10:21 AM   #56 
  - It is NOT "private" in the legal sense if they are advertising it available to rent to the public.  TygrBright   Jul-09-09 10:30 AM   #59 
     - "Open for Membership" you still have to qualify for membership.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 11:22 AM   #86 
        - Not to rent the pool.  TygrBright   Jul-09-09 11:29 AM   #87 
           - They rescinded the contract and the refunded membership fee provides Status Quo Ante.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 12:06 PM   #93 
              - Did they rescind the contract and refund the fees of all non-members?  Hansel   Jul-09-09 02:01 PM   #117 
                 - I don't disagree with you on that.  Wizard777   Jul-09-09 02:27 PM   #124 
  - Philadelphia Inquirer story  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 10:04 AM   #47 
  - This posted article is nothing new. It just repeats what was in the original article and only  wisteria   Jul-09-09 10:24 AM   #58 
  - See link to article in Post #47  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 10:50 AM   #71 
  - Watch the news videos  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 11:09 AM   #78 
     - Yep - seems pretty straight forward to me too.... nt  Blasphemer   Jul-09-09 02:26 PM   #123 
  - 2 Americas  rucky   Jul-09-09 10:43 AM   #64 
  - Can we please, FINALLY, get rid of the "private club" exemptions to the Civil Rights Act?  Ken Burch   Jul-09-09 10:47 AM   #67 
  - I just knew when I read this story yesterday  Cha   Jul-09-09 11:06 AM   #75 
  - Someone posted that Drudge says the swim club owner is an Obama supporter. n/t  Ian David   Jul-09-09 11:14 AM   #81 
  - Well if that's the case than NIMBY comes to mind on that one. Still a bigot. nt  nc4bo   Jul-09-09 12:47 PM   #104 
  - Maybe Rendell had something to do with that. Besides, what is Drudge's point?  No Elephants   Jul-09-09 01:17 PM   #110 
  - "Change the complexion and atmosphere?"  TomClash   Jul-09-09 11:29 AM   #88 
  - I'm willing to give the benefit of the doubt to a monumentally bad choice of words  TrogL   Jul-09-09 03:41 PM   #133 
     - yeah, I agree with that  northzax   Jul-09-09 09:11 PM   #145 
  - The irony you point out is HUGE. Maybe you ought to help  mother earth   Jul-09-09 11:30 AM   #89 
  - Good for them!  BlooInBloo   Jul-09-09 04:54 PM   #134 
  - If people knew the history of Girard College it really adds to the story  LynneSin   Jul-09-09 06:04 PM   #137 
  - And something even more heartening that I just found out about Girard  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 07:59 PM   #140 
  - UPDATE from the Huntington Valley Club web page  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 06:55 PM   #138 
  - ROTFL  Ed76638   Jul-09-09 08:16 PM   #142 
     - Bingo  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-09 08:52 PM   #144 
        - Here's a picture of the pool for sizing purposes  BumRushDaShow   Jul-09-09 09:18 PM   #146 
        - Obviously the size of the pool isn't a factor.  nc4bo   Jul-09-09 09:34 PM   #147 
           - And now KYW has pulled the photo of the pool  BumRushDaShow   Jul-10-09 07:13 AM   #155 
              - I saved the original here  nc4bo   Jul-10-09 07:53 AM   #157 
                 - Good and bravo!  BumRushDaShow   Jul-10-09 08:24 AM   #159 
        - Nope, you can't fix stupid! But you can take all its money away, ridicule it,  mbperrin   Jul-10-09 07:37 AM   #156 
  - Saw a film clip this am of the kids swimming in the new pool. "Concerned" DUers  No Elephants   Jul-10-09 11:43 AM   #173 
  - More updates as the club continues to dig deeper into their hole  BumRushDaShow   Jul-11-09 11:29 AM   #193 
  - Hmmm  nc4bo   Jul-11-09 12:12 PM   #194 
  - And another bingo!  BumRushDaShow   Jul-11-09 12:49 PM   #195 
  - I'm not sure who's racism is showing in this post.  Wizard777   Jul-11-09 01:20 PM   #197 
     - What does the practices of a MD. club have to do with this?  BumRushDaShow   Jul-11-09 02:22 PM   #199 
        - What I'm saying is that it could be a standard practice of swim clubs.  Wizard777   Jul-12-09 06:28 AM   #200 
           - The problem is perception  BumRushDaShow   Jul-12-09 09:51 AM   #201 
              - Bada-bing, bada-BOOM!  Karenina   Jul-12-09 01:10 PM   #202 
              - I read an interview with one of the other groups they refunded the membership of.  Wizard777   Jul-12-09 02:01 PM   #203 
                 - In this case, in previous years, they swam at a local Y  BumRushDaShow   Jul-12-09 04:54 PM   #205 
  - he means the complexion of the water.... from blue to yellow. NT  Devil_Fish   Jul-12-09 11:48 PM   #207 
 

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