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Brewman_Jax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-08-05 07:52 PM
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11. Leave them alone
I can appreciate your pain, 'cause I've had this happen. When the conditions are right, the Mr. Hyde appears. Not only a screaming freeper, but also a racist ("oppressed" older white male, "those" people get ALL the breaks, I work hard! grumble! grumble!) who goes to my folks' church, no less. :(

Came the outburst, in front of everyone at breakfast, prompted by another ignorant racist (I'm not racist, but why can't "those" get their act together and stop being lazy? My sister is a real racist! blah blah). They didn't want to hear what we had to say, they just wanted to vent. We looked at them like they were insane. After that, they looked rather sheepish, like the cat got out of the bag. The lady I never saw again. He wanted to talk about it later, but the damage had been done. "Why?" I answered, "you made your feelings quite clear. I'm one of 'those' people, but I'm okay because you know me, right. Sorry, I can't stay." I don't say more than hello. :hi:

That's always under the surface. When's it gonna happen again? I don't want to be around for another. I can't save them, and I won't educate them. They won't listen to me. They'll have to do the work themselves.
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  -When you find out someone really nice is a repuke undeterred  Sep-08-05 06:30 PM   #0 
  - There are no really nice repukes!  BikeWriter   Sep-08-05 06:33 PM   #1 
  - There are nice Republicans. I know many.  Left Is Write   Sep-08-05 06:37 PM   #2 
  - They are aiding and abetting * crimes with their stupidity.  BikeWriter   Sep-08-05 06:41 PM   #5 
     - I'll be sure to let my mother-in-law know she's not nice.  Left Is Write   Sep-08-05 06:43 PM   #6 
        - I can't separate the relationship from the politics  undeterred   Sep-08-05 06:48 PM   #7 
        - Correct, the politics are killing Americans!  BikeWriter   Sep-08-05 06:51 PM   #9 
        - I can't NOT, in the case of my in-laws.  Left Is Write   Sep-08-05 06:54 PM   #10 
           - I understand,  undeterred   Sep-08-05 07:54 PM   #12 
        - I have two Sisters I never knew were so naive, until...  BikeWriter   Sep-08-05 06:49 PM   #8 
  - I know a couple  MN ChimpH8R   Sep-09-05 09:49 AM   #22 
  - I went to a client's home one time and noticed he had a PICTURE  Crazy Guggenheim   Sep-08-05 06:38 PM   #3 
  - Remember repukism is a mental illness  ismnotwasm   Sep-08-05 06:39 PM   #4 
  - Leave them alone  Lurking_Argyle   Sep-08-05 07:52 PM   #11 
  - Well, thats the thing, they don't listen to you  undeterred   Sep-09-05 07:43 AM   #18 
  - When I find out a friend is a Resmug,  DeposeTheBoyKing   Sep-08-05 08:00 PM   #13 
  - One of my  Kathleen04   Sep-08-05 08:27 PM   #14 
  - When I find out someone nice is a republican  miss_kitty   Sep-08-05 08:50 PM   #15 
  - I usually beat them  Ksec   Sep-08-05 08:52 PM   #16 
  - I don't date Republicans  WindRavenX   Sep-08-05 08:54 PM   #17 
  - Shrug it off. You can still be friends. You can choose not to talk  bertha katzenengel   Sep-09-05 07:48 AM   #19 
  - they all have a standing reservation in the reeducation camps  leftofthedial   Sep-09-05 08:51 AM   #20 
  - I wake up, get out of bed and go make coffee  mitchum   Sep-09-05 09:39 AM   #21 
  - Just don't talk politics with this person.  Shell Beau   Sep-09-05 09:52 AM   #23 
  - I agree totally.  tjwmason   Sep-09-05 10:17 AM   #24 
  - I just found out a couple I adore are republicans...  CanuckAmok   Sep-09-05 10:19 AM   #25 

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