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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-14-07 10:36 PM
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45. The rappers made him say it
It was rapper rage.

Why is this not Don Imus playing the rapper card?

Why does white America always deny racism. Every single time.
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  -Is the Hip-Hop argument justified in relation to the Imus incident? Bullet1987  Apr-14-07 12:15 AM   #0 
  - Any glorification of the twisted values that are destroying our inner cities  Katzenkavalier   Apr-14-07 12:16 AM   #1 
  - why do rapper have more free speech than I do?  NormanYorkstein   Apr-14-07 01:21 AM   #22 
  - I agree  BluegrassDem   Apr-14-07 12:18 AM   #2 
  - Have you ever heard anything from Snoop Dog?  Katzenkavalier   Apr-14-07 12:21 AM   #3 
  - Imus's relevance is nothing compared to mainstream rap  MirrorAshes   Apr-14-07 10:30 PM   #44 
  - It ain't good for rappers to refer to women as bitches and hos  tularetom   Apr-14-07 12:24 AM   #4 
  - I have a slight disagreement to that one comment:  susanna   Apr-14-07 12:34 AM   #5 
  - It's a weapon of mass media diversion  rocknation   Apr-14-07 12:36 AM   #6 
  - ...  Bullet1987   Apr-14-07 12:39 AM   #8 
  - The "rap" counterargument in a nutshell:  FredScuttle   Apr-14-07 12:38 AM   #7 
  - Do you realize how many black Americans  Katzenkavalier   Apr-14-07 12:40 AM   #10 
  - Do you realize  FredScuttle   Apr-14-07 12:44 AM   #14 
  - The rap guys have NO business calling women names  barb162   Apr-14-07 12:42 AM   #12 
     - That's a valid point  FredScuttle   Apr-14-07 12:46 AM   #16 
        - I have no problem with that at all!  barb162   Apr-14-07 12:57 AM   #18 
        - Just asking--  Kajsa   Apr-15-07 10:04 AM   #50 
  - If some guy at a barber shop demeans women, it is women he is  Old Crusoe   Apr-14-07 12:40 AM   #9 
  - That's how I see it too. Person A has no license to do it v.  barb162   Apr-14-07 12:43 AM   #13 
  - Hi, barb162. Women are a little bit over half the population of the world.  Old Crusoe   Apr-14-07 12:46 AM   #15 
     - Hi  barb162   Apr-14-07 12:56 AM   #17 
        - Have to admit I don't listen to the Imus program, although once in  Old Crusoe   Apr-14-07 12:58 AM   #19 
           - Yes she was articulate, wasn't she.  barb162   Apr-14-07 01:20 AM   #21 
              - He did seem to kinda mumble. And I'm still not sure what to make  Old Crusoe   Apr-14-07 01:23 AM   #23 
              - The cowboy hat reminds me of Slim Pickens  barb162   Apr-14-07 01:34 AM   #24 
              - And she was clean too....  TnDem   Apr-14-07 06:35 PM   #39 
                 - Hi, TnDem. I get your Biden allusion there, but I think the praise  Old Crusoe   Apr-15-07 12:37 PM   #53 
  - Standing applause...::sits down to read on::: n/t  DearAbby   Apr-15-07 01:20 PM   #55 
  - Of course. And where's the outrage on that noise  barb162   Apr-14-07 12:40 AM   #11 
  - we need to examine sexism and racism  earthlover   Apr-14-07 01:11 AM   #20 
  - To Earthlover...  Bullet1987   Apr-14-07 01:53 AM   #25 
  - Do Rappers control our Congress, Courts, Corporations? No. White Men Do.  kenzee13   Apr-14-07 07:22 AM   #26 
  - And WHO controls what rap gets recorded and marketed?  Karenina   Apr-14-07 02:06 PM   #35 
  - My humble opinion is...  wolfgirl   Apr-14-07 07:42 AM   #27 
  - double post  TnDem   Apr-14-07 06:42 PM   #41 
  - Imus...  TnDem   Apr-14-07 06:42 PM   #42 
  - see comments elsewhere  frogcycle   Apr-14-07 08:02 AM   #28 
  - Have you seen Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhythms?  1932   Apr-14-07 08:02 AM   #29 
  - KICK for this post and link!!!  Karenina   Apr-14-07 06:35 PM   #40 
  - Imus's statement was directed at specific individuals.  baldguy   Apr-14-07 08:28 AM   #30 
  - Exactly you can't say 50 Cent called Jane Doe from Cincinnati, OH a ho  rosebud57   Apr-14-07 08:36 AM   #31 
  - Lets Treat the Rappers Like Imus and Imus like the rappers.......  slampoet   Apr-14-07 12:11 PM   #32 
  - I don't like double standards one bit. And I think rap music and television....  Kerry2008   Apr-14-07 12:13 PM   #33 
  - It's been used to try to provide cover for a white racist.  Forkboy   Apr-14-07 12:49 PM   #34 
  - thank you, Forkboy. (n/t0  kenzee13   Apr-14-07 06:25 PM   #38 
  - Imus was both racist and sexist. Rappers are only sexist.  gulliver   Apr-14-07 02:20 PM   #36 
  - I think hip-hop died by the mid 1990's...JMO  SunDrop23   Apr-14-07 02:39 PM   #37 
  - Its kind of funny to see DU try to analyze the state of rap music  MirrorAshes   Apr-14-07 07:55 PM   #43 
  - The rappers made him say it  sandnsea   Apr-14-07 10:36 PM   #45 
  - Very poor arguments, IMO  sampsonblk   Apr-14-07 10:40 PM   #46 
  - FREEDOM.OF.SPEECH.  jaredh   Apr-14-07 11:58 PM   #47 
  - I'm not sure the comparison totally flies  fujiyama   Apr-15-07 01:31 AM   #48 
  - Sure it does....  TnDem   Apr-15-07 09:51 AM   #49 
  - Hip-Hop and rap have a much greater influence on Americans  Joe Fields   Apr-15-07 10:19 AM   #51 
  - there is one difference - Imus was talking about specific people  donsu   Apr-15-07 10:56 AM   #52 
  - Yes, hip-hop should also be blamed. Artists & corp execs alike.  indie_ana_500   Apr-15-07 12:43 PM   #54 
  - When Jayzee does the morning drive in show on ABC  Beacho   Apr-15-07 02:10 PM   #56 
  - :"Gangsta Rap" should have same scrutiny  OHdem10   Apr-15-07 07:49 PM   #57 

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