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camero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-16-04 10:45 PM
Response to Reply #52
55. We need more Skittles in the World
Then it would be a much better place.
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  -How do gay people, minorities, immigrants STAND IT ??? Skittles  Jan-16-04 05:32 PM   #0 
  - as a bisexual hispanic woman....  corporatewhore   Jan-16-04 05:34 PM   #1 
  - can I have some specific examples...  brainwashed_youth   Jan-16-04 05:35 PM   #2 
  - I.................ER...................  Skittles   Jan-16-04 05:35 PM   #3 
  - HAD to be.....  Misinformed01   Jan-16-04 05:38 PM   #9 
     - nah hes serious  Kamika   Jan-16-04 06:06 PM   #22 
        - all you have to do is open your eyes  Skittles   Jan-16-04 06:38 PM   #25 
        - aren't we stereotyping a bit here?  private_ryan   Jan-16-04 07:56 PM   #34 
        - Ah, the predictable, by-the-numbers faux outrage.  Character Assassin   Jan-16-04 09:10 PM   #37 
           - *shudder*  Skittles   Jan-16-04 09:14 PM   #39 
              - Yeah, I get it. It's pretty simple.  Character Assassin   Jan-16-04 09:45 PM   #48 
                 - You Want Examples? Ok  Beetwasher   Jan-16-04 10:47 PM   #56 
                    - Wow. That's really special.  Character Assassin   Jan-16-04 11:28 PM   #58 
                       - Ya know what?  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-17-04 12:37 AM   #63 
                       - PlEASE tell me you're joking  burythehatchet   Jan-17-04 12:38 AM   #64 
                       - He isn't.  JanMichael   Jan-17-04 01:00 AM   #72 
                       - Logic, reason and dispassionate analysis are our friends  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 11:49 AM   #74 
                          - oh, I have paid attention  Skittles   Jan-18-04 09:49 PM   #150 
                       - Actually you don't need a political example  camero   Jan-17-04 12:52 AM   #68 
                       - You're stating that these are traceable derivatives of Republican politics  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 11:47 AM   #73 
                          - Ugh, clearly you do not get it  Skittles   Jan-17-04 12:30 PM   #78 
                          - Discrimination and hate are LEARNED  camero   Jan-17-04 01:54 PM   #81 
                             - Hate is most assuredly a natural emotion  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 01:59 PM   #82 
                                - Been reading too much Darwin have we?  camero   Jan-17-04 02:14 PM   #85 
                                - While Darwin isn't necessary to get this; you miss my point entirely  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 02:20 PM   #86 
                                   - So then it's ok to deny other people their rights?  camero   Jan-17-04 02:31 PM   #87 
                                      - What a ridiculous inference.  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 02:44 PM   #88 
                                         - You said hate was natural  camero   Jan-17-04 02:45 PM   #90 
                                         - Oh, please. You need to think this through a little more  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 02:56 PM   #91 
                                         - Well there was that one thread  DrWeird   Jan-17-04 04:16 PM   #104 
                                         - And I stand by that statement, although I fail to see the relevance  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 08:53 PM   #107 
                                - The SCOTUS interpretation of the ADA  camero   Jan-17-04 09:46 PM   #111 
                                   - The fact that the ADA exists at all goes against my philosophy  Character Assassin   Jan-17-04 09:53 PM   #112 
                                      - What? That people with disabilities should have rights?  camero   Jan-17-04 10:15 PM   #113 
                                         - Of course they should have rights. Precisely the same as you and I  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 12:46 AM   #115 
                                            - Libertarianism and theosophy go hand in hand  camero   Jan-18-04 01:13 AM   #117 
                                            - Assuming will get you into a lot of trouble  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 10:28 AM   #119 
                                            - Libertarianism is the utopian fantasyland  camero   Jan-18-04 01:31 PM   #126 
                                            - I see that you are utterly unacquainted with libertarianism  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 01:41 PM   #127 
                                            - Come to florida  camero   Jan-18-04 02:29 PM   #130 
                                            - I'm not a Libertarian, thanks. I'm a libertarian.  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 02:33 PM   #131 
                                            - Hmm?  camero   Jan-18-04 02:43 PM   #132 
                                            - You are confusing two seperate things.  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 02:47 PM   #135 
                                            - This is libertarian, thanks  camero   Jan-18-04 02:45 PM   #133 
                                            - Spare me the chumpchange, schoolyard rhetoric, thanks  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 02:50 PM   #136 
                                            - Aww, did i criticize your philosophy?  camero   Jan-18-04 02:55 PM   #137 
                                            - No, you didn't. You didn't even address it, really.  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 03:00 PM   #138 
                                            - Chomsky will explain it.  camero   Jan-18-04 03:24 PM   #140 
                                            - Explain what? Chomsky is addressing the Libertarians  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 03:33 PM   #141 
                                            - Then what's this?  camero   Jan-18-04 03:41 PM   #142 
                                            - It should be obvious to you.  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 03:50 PM   #143 
                                            - You assume people are better than they are  camero   Jan-18-04 03:54 PM   #144 
                                            - I assume nothing of the sort. You presume to tell me my own philosophy  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 04:00 PM   #145 
                                            - Then do it.  camero   Jan-18-04 04:08 PM   #146 
                                            - If these are your last words on the subject  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 04:13 PM   #148 
                       - purging of 90,000 FL voters NOT a 'conscious act'?????????  bobbieinok   Jan-17-04 11:02 PM   #114 
                          - there's an example, CA  Skittles   Jan-18-04 11:31 AM   #120 
                             - To say nothing of the Democratic redistricting of Texas several years ago  Character Assassin   Jan-18-04 01:56 PM   #129 
                                - Who says it didn't ?????????????????????????  Skittles   Jan-18-04 09:47 PM   #149 
        - How about the sheer coincidence ..  Uzybone   Jan-16-04 06:54 PM   #30 
           - chill out  Kamika   Jan-16-04 07:14 PM   #32 
              - I would say PICKERING  Skittles   Jan-16-04 09:17 PM   #40 
  - here's a specific example for you  kgfnally   Jan-17-04 12:20 PM   #76 
     - PARENTAL HOMOPHOBIA. READ THE ABOVE POST.  Bertha Venation   Jan-17-04 03:42 PM   #98 
     - Nice to see KKKristianity in action  The Zanti Regent   Jan-18-04 12:01 PM   #122 
     - Disgusting.  Bertha Venation   Jan-18-04 01:23 PM   #125 
     - OMG...I am so sorry  dawn   Jan-18-04 03:17 PM   #139 
  - I'm sure they can't stand it at all. It's our job to get them to the poll  Pobeka   Jan-16-04 05:36 PM   #4 
  - Sadly, neither party has anything significant to offer minorities  DuctapeFatwa   Jan-16-04 06:04 PM   #20 
  - DTF  burythehatchet   Jan-17-04 12:43 AM   #66 
  - Yes, nothing at all to offer.  Kanary   Jan-18-04 02:01 AM   #118 
     - If you believe that, then you may as well vote for Bush  Pobeka   Jan-18-04 11:53 AM   #121 
        - Yes, the possibility of a token gesture is indeed the best you can say  DuctapeFatwa   Jan-18-04 12:29 PM   #123 
           - I'm not saying it's the desired end, but a step in the right direction  Pobeka   Jan-18-04 01:21 PM   #124 
              - I think we can agree that many white voters feel some frustration  DuctapeFatwa   Jan-18-04 01:54 PM   #128 
  - Worry not dude..we're going to the polls  burythehatchet   Jan-17-04 12:41 AM   #65 
  - It's called suicide...  Democrats unite   Jan-16-04 05:36 PM   #5 
  - "friends who don't accept you" are NOT FRIENDS  Skittles   Jan-16-04 05:37 PM   #7 
     - Thank you Skittles.  Democrats unite   Jan-16-04 05:42 PM   #14 
  - I'm not gay but I'm asian.. oh and a woman  Kamika   Jan-16-04 05:37 PM   #6 
  - as a gay black woman  Insider   Jan-16-04 05:37 PM   #8 
  - AMEN, Insider  Skittles   Jan-16-04 05:39 PM   #10 
  - As a gay man  jsw_81   Jan-16-04 05:40 PM   #11 
  - We rage, rage, rage against the machine  TrogL   Jan-16-04 05:41 PM   #12 
  - Hell, I'm a white straight married male and *I'm* outraged...  Richardo   Jan-16-04 05:41 PM   #13 
  - It's really nothing new.  mlawson   Jan-16-04 05:44 PM   #15 
  - Tell that to the guy that keeps yelling at me from his balcony  TrogL   Jan-17-04 12:50 AM   #67 
  - We're all their target. Even they are their own target.  Pobeka   Jan-16-04 05:46 PM   #16 
  - You hit that on the nose  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-16-04 06:05 PM   #21 
  - it's hard for a wasp like me to imagine being hated for being you  jonoboy   Jan-16-04 05:47 PM   #17 
  - I felt the sting of anti-Americanism as a child in England  Skittles   Jan-16-04 05:52 PM   #19 
  - Joshua Solomon wondered, too  Lurking_Argyle   Jan-16-04 06:40 PM   #27 
  - read my post above n/t  kgfnally   Jan-17-04 12:28 PM   #77 
  - because I know I wont be a minority forever.  TexasMexican   Jan-16-04 05:48 PM   #18 
  - There's a line from "The Color Purple"  Bundbuster   Jan-16-04 06:08 PM   #23 
  - you are right  Skittles   Jan-16-04 06:34 PM   #24 
  - I think women are their target all the time too.  Cleita   Jan-16-04 06:39 PM   #26 
  - and the middle class, which also includes me (for now);  Skittles   Jan-16-04 06:45 PM   #28 
  - We just do  HypnoToad   Jan-16-04 06:46 PM   #29 
  - there was a twilight zone episode in which a bigot  corporatewhore   Jan-16-04 07:06 PM   #31 
  - I've wondered about that too  Piperay   Jan-16-04 07:21 PM   #33 
  - Because the meantime alternatives are not valid options.  Bertha Venation   Jan-16-04 08:44 PM   #35 
  - With out reading others responses  Scottie72   Jan-16-04 09:08 PM   #36 
  - well Scotty  Skittles   Jan-16-04 09:12 PM   #38 
     - Skittles I can tell you its BAD  burythehatchet   Jan-17-04 12:53 AM   #69 
  - Skittles...  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-16-04 09:18 PM   #41 
  - I have seen misogyny and homophoia in the DU  Skittles   Jan-16-04 09:22 PM   #42 
     - And unfortunately these attitudes are tolerated  RationalRose   Jan-16-04 09:33 PM   #43 
     - Yes it is tolerated...  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-16-04 09:37 PM   #45 
     - damn right they are  Bertha Venation   Jan-16-04 10:05 PM   #53 
     - head over to the civil rights forums...I got picked on a bit today.  Cannikin   Jan-16-04 09:36 PM   #44 
     - Yep...  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-16-04 09:40 PM   #46 
     - I'm not sure how left everyone is around here...  bloom   Jan-16-04 09:59 PM   #51 
        - Of course...  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-16-04 10:11 PM   #54 
  - did you see this one posted today?  mitchtv   Jan-16-04 09:44 PM   #47 
  - as a football-watching working-class white guy, i am a target too  KG   Jan-16-04 09:46 PM   #49 
  - It's a lot like what my mom says about getting old...  Sapphocrat   Jan-16-04 09:50 PM   #50 
  - I second that!  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-16-04 10:02 PM   #52 
     - We need more Skittles in the World  camero   Jan-16-04 10:45 PM   #55 
        - Y'ALL ARE VERY SWEET  Skittles   Jan-16-04 11:49 PM   #59 
           - I just hope you don't live in Dumbass, TX  camero   Jan-17-04 12:59 AM   #71 
              - lol  Skittles   Jan-17-04 12:31 PM   #79 
  - And People Wonder Why I'm "Always" In Such A Foul Mood  arwalden   Jan-16-04 10:52 PM   #57 
  - WE NEED TO KICK SOME SERIOUS ASS, ALLEN  Skittles   Jan-16-04 11:50 PM   #60 
  - As an Indian  Independent429   Jan-16-04 11:58 PM   #61 
  - It goes to show you that  burythehatchet   Jan-17-04 12:58 AM   #70 
  - white, straight, Christian males are also targets  Independent429   Jan-17-04 12:06 AM   #62 
  - oh yes, indeed you are  Skittles   Jan-17-04 12:33 PM   #80 
  - The Federal Marriage Amendment is a perfect example of my anger  terrya   Jan-17-04 12:07 PM   #75 
  - If you're a minority, immigrant or gay who benefits economically...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 02:06 PM   #83 
  - I don't follow your logic.  Bertha Venation   Jan-17-04 02:13 PM   #84 
  - My logic does recognize the fact that Log Cabin republicans, Hispanic...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 02:44 PM   #89 
     - not trying to pick a fight  Bertha Venation   Jan-17-04 03:19 PM   #93 
     - It certainly is NOT  Kamika   Jan-17-04 03:23 PM   #94 
        - Well hell, how can I argue with the denial of the basic human need...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 03:34 PM   #97 
  - Economy isn't everything dude  Kamika   Jan-17-04 02:58 PM   #92 
  - Your father is to be commended on his decency, dudette...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 03:28 PM   #95 
  - I begin to see your point a bit more clearly. Question:  Bertha Venation   Jan-17-04 03:29 PM   #96 
     - It's raw meat to the deluded bigots who support the republican party...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 03:44 PM   #99 
        - And the effects on civil rights will be astounding  Bertha Venation   Jan-17-04 03:55 PM   #101 
           - The result WILL transcend any question of economics...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 04:13 PM   #103 
              - indeed  Bertha Venation   Jan-17-04 09:33 PM   #110 
  - no but  private_ryan   Jan-18-04 02:45 PM   #134 
  - I guess you haven't figured out that the only pockets Republicans  Cleita   Jan-17-04 03:52 PM   #100 
  - HUH???  mitchum   Jan-17-04 04:08 PM   #102 
  - But what is economic gain...  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-17-04 07:45 PM   #105 
     - Hell if I know. Ask Andrew Sullivan and Log Cabin Republicans  mitchum   Jan-17-04 08:33 PM   #106 
        - Ya know...  foreigncorrespondent   Jan-17-04 09:10 PM   #108 
           - Money isn't everything to you because you are a far better person...  mitchum   Jan-17-04 09:15 PM   #109 
  - A solid political perspective certainly helps  MSchreader   Jan-18-04 12:55 AM   #116 
  - When I See An Act Of Bigotry I Do Everything I Can To Expose It  kpharmer   Jan-18-04 04:11 PM   #147 
 

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