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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-13-04 11:31 PM
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Did I hallucinate, or did Bush refer to "brown-skinned" people??
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Just need a reality check, here. Was that political suicide or what?? Where did he pick up that phrase? Are there people around him who talk about "brown-skinned" people?

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  -Did I hallucinate, or did Bush refer to "brown-skinned" people?? skooooo  Apr-13-04 11:31 PM   #0 
  - I heard that..  IranianDemocrat   Apr-13-04 11:32 PM   #1 
  - In what context?  rucky   Apr-13-04 11:33 PM   #2 
  - CONTEXT CONTEXT CONTEXT  shockingelk   Apr-13-04 11:40 PM   #11 
     - LIKE THE US COUP IN HAITI, YOU MURDEROUS FUCKER.  JohnOneillsMemory   Apr-13-04 11:41 PM   #15 
  - Yes, he did; wasn't that a pip?  PurityOfEssence   Apr-13-04 11:33 PM   #3 
  - You're version is pretty accurate...  skooooo   Apr-13-04 11:35 PM   #5 
  - He was TRYING to imply Democrats and war protestors are racist.  aquart   Apr-14-04 12:26 AM   #31 
     - So who is arguing that brown-skinned people and  gold_bug   Apr-14-04 01:03 AM   #35 
  - Uh huh  RapidCreek   Apr-13-04 11:37 PM   #8 
  - Go to the New York Times. They have the whole transcript.  LittleApple81   Apr-13-04 11:37 PM   #9 
  - And here is the actual quote from the WH home page.  LittleApple81   Apr-13-04 11:40 PM   #12 
  - Yes there are people arond him who speak  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-13-04 11:34 PM   #4 
  - Usually "little" precedes such comments  Rebel_with_a_cause   Apr-13-04 11:35 PM   #6 
  - How can Ms. Rice and Powell stomach this guy???  tedthebear   Apr-14-04 12:19 AM   #29 
  - It is in the transcript.  ezmojason   Apr-13-04 11:37 PM   #7 
  - We love you 'brown-skinned' people!!!  Rick Myers   Apr-13-04 11:38 PM   #10 
  - He got that phrase from his pops  pschoeb   Apr-13-04 11:40 PM   #13 
  - Damn-I had forgotten about his dad's comment.  Kool Kitty   Apr-13-04 11:47 PM   #20 
  - yup my wife went  rchsod   Apr-13-04 11:40 PM   #14 
  - I about died! "brown people"!  Caliphoto   Apr-13-04 11:42 PM   #16 
  - his father identified his grandchildren as the brown ones. it runs in the  roguevalley   Apr-13-04 11:42 PM   #17 
  - playing the race card--taking every advantage he can get  dumpster_baby   Apr-13-04 11:43 PM   #18 
  - It's funny when George Carlin says  Kimber Scott   Apr-13-04 11:44 PM   #19 
  - Just admit it was a fuckin' stupid thing to say,  bobbyboucher   Apr-13-04 11:54 PM   # 
  - My husband and I say stuff like that all the time.  Kimber Scott   Apr-14-04 12:20 AM   #30 
     - Why did the POTUS bring up skin color?  bobbyboucher   Apr-14-04 12:30 AM   #32 
        - He said something to the effect of  Kimber Scott   Apr-14-04 12:46 AM   #34 
  - Huh? Racism is racism.  skooooo   Apr-14-04 12:06 AM   #26 
  - reminds me of rush limbaugh's comment last year about the eagles  KleverKittie   Apr-13-04 11:49 PM   #21 
  - ... and don't forget this gem  KleverKittie   Apr-13-04 11:54 PM   #22 
     - Which begs the question....  DesertedRose   Apr-14-04 12:04 AM   #24 
     - Holy crap  AbbeyRoad   Apr-14-04 12:12 AM   #27 
  - His base will love it!  goclark   Apr-14-04 12:00 AM   #23 
  - Some people believe....  AbbeyRoad   Apr-14-04 12:05 AM   #25 
  - Has LULAC and other Hispanic organizations been notified of this?  SilasSoule   Apr-14-04 12:16 AM   #28 
  - It was a thinly veiled attempt to call anti-Iraq-war people racists  TheWizardOfMudd   Apr-14-04 12:35 AM   #33 

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