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DCKit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-13-11 12:54 PM
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12. JFC, when did I bring race into this?
Edited on Sat Aug-13-11 01:40 PM by DCKit
You have a great point, but I only know what I know, and I was being too dramatic.

Three of the women I was talking about are black, and one of them (one of the best, smartest and most liberal of the bunch) is a neighbor of mine. I can't wait for the day when I can say "thanks for all you've done" in the elevator, but I haven't been home much, and haven't seen her in almost a year. My Mom freakin' LOVED those who spoke out, and I really need to pass that on.

I may have missed some (a lot) of the "good" guys, but that's only because I haven't been hearing shit from them, and I've been cut off from all Internet access and any kind of real news for most of the past five months. I only know what I know. I am ignorant of much, lately.

Not a big fan of Clyburn, HUGE fan of Keith Ellison. You won't get me there.

I may have mis-spoken, but you took it somewhere it didn't need to go.
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  - The article said,  texshelters   Aug-13-11 12:29 PM   #9 
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  - As I said:  DCKit   Aug-13-11 12:27 PM   #8 
     - Yes, my bad  texshelters   Aug-13-11 12:54 PM   #13 
        - You are, officially, my friend.  DCKit   Aug-13-11 01:27 PM   #14 
  - So black men like Reps. Clyburn and Ellison don't count?  ClassWarrior   Aug-13-11 12:22 PM   #6 
  - JFC, when did I bring race into this?  DCKit   Aug-13-11 12:54 PM   #12 
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