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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 06:44 AM
Response to Reply #25
26. Again, you don't know what you're talking about
He was not taking the lord's name in vain. It was an imprecation. Educate yourself about "hellfire and brimstone" sermons and they're history in this country. It's not a style of preaching I find appealing but it certainly has a long history.
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  -Can White people legitimately rail against centuries of institutionalized racism cali  Mar-14-08 05:54 AM   #0 
  - Cali, I kind of feel uncomfortable watching the White Media talk about and criticize all this.  hnmnf   Mar-14-08 05:58 AM   #1 
  - Re: "some perspective". 52% of the population would like appreciate some perspective& balance  Iceburg   Mar-14-08 06:02 AM   #3 
  - As a Canadian, What are you doing in the Primaries area?  slampoet   Mar-14-08 08:39 AM   #39 
  - Looked like they were discussing the primaries.  bilgewaterbill   Mar-15-08 08:45 PM   #97 
  - LOL, I agree  Texas Hill Country   Mar-15-08 09:49 AM   #85 
  - Better get used to it...  niceypoo   Mar-14-08 09:32 AM   #58 
  - Cali, if that was all, no big deal, but that's not all  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 05:58 AM   #2 
  - So what?  shadowknows69   Mar-14-08 06:04 AM   #4 
  - Thank you.  Window   Mar-14-08 06:29 AM   # 
  - Thank you, redo.  elixir   Mar-14-08 09:17 AM   #46 
  - I still remember the outrage  NOLALady   Mar-15-08 09:47 AM   #84 
  - It most certainly is if he attend weekly sermons espousing these ideas to his family  elixir   Mar-14-08 09:09 AM   #41 
  - You're hung up on the "goddamn America"  cali   Mar-14-08 06:08 AM   #6 
  - Interview with a Diane Sawyer like character comes to mind  hnmnf   Mar-14-08 06:10 AM   #7 
  - I am also caught up in him gyrating sexually behind the pulpit. nt  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 06:11 AM   #11 
     - Take a cold shower. lol. n/t  greguganus   Mar-14-08 09:43 AM   #64 
  - And you say that like it's a bad thing.  thunder rising   Mar-14-08 06:11 AM   #9 
     - This is church, not my back yard bbq picnic. He's a minister.  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 06:13 AM   #13 
        - He wasn't using it in vain. Your ignorance is frightening  cali   Mar-14-08 06:15 AM   #16 
        - Who died and made you the Church Lady?  JVS   Mar-14-08 06:29 AM   #23 
        - I have used the lords name in vain many times, I have broken the commandment. I have  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 06:37 AM   #25 
        - Again, you don't know what you're talking about  cali   Mar-14-08 06:44 AM   #26 
           - does sexually gyrating behind the podium at the pulpit and saying riding dirty  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 06:47 AM   #27 
              - If you read the rolling stone article, he also says "shit" is that part of fire and brimstone? nt  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 06:48 AM   #28 
              - zOH NOES! HE SAID "SHIT"!  JVS   Mar-14-08 06:57 AM   #31 
              - and he gyrates sexually behind the pulpit saying riding dirty. Oh no is right! nt  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 07:16 AM   #32 
              - how many times you gonna post "sexually gyrating"? I'm getting excited. n/t  greguganus   Mar-14-08 09:47 AM   #67 
                 - sexually gyrating!  JVS   Mar-15-08 09:26 AM   #82 
              - We interrupt this thread to provide a translation of the post #31...  elixir   Mar-14-08 09:20 AM   #49 
                 - Thank God for babelfish.  DuStrange   Mar-14-08 09:25 AM   #52 
              - Probably lots of shit in hell. I mean, it IS hell. n/t  greguganus   Mar-14-08 09:45 AM   #66 
              - no. but you're changing the goal posts here.  cali   Mar-14-08 06:51 AM   #29 
              - you need to look at the whole story, not just the part that you think makes it ok.  MassDemm   Mar-14-08 06:53 AM   #30 
              - Are they changing the goalposts or just moving them. Because if they're  elixir   Mar-14-08 09:21 AM   #50 
              - I didn't find it disgusting.  kwassa   Mar-14-08 08:36 AM   #38 
        - JVS-OMG I Love The Church Lady  UALRBSofL   Mar-15-08 08:42 PM   #93 
        - That was the exact opposite of using the Lord's dam in vain  theboss   Mar-15-08 09:55 AM   #86 
        - Not in vain, God has apparently answered their prayers, but not as they thought  thunder rising   Mar-15-08 08:32 PM   #89 
  - HELP WANTED - NO IRISH NEED APPLY  polticalpout   Mar-14-08 06:05 AM   #5 
  - Comparing what the Irish went through  cali   Mar-14-08 06:11 AM   #8 
  - See post 15; something somewhat similar actually did happen, although not in the 1800's.  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-14-08 06:15 AM   #18 
  - Sorry but you are wrong. The Famine gave the Irish no choice. Millions died.  slampoet   Mar-14-08 09:06 AM   #40 
  - Here! Here!  NDambi   Mar-14-08 09:14 AM   #45 
  - Yes, but you asked for an example of institutional racism..I think  elixir   Mar-14-08 09:28 AM   #56 
  - Except that lasted about a decade. Not centuries.  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-14-08 06:15 AM   #15 
  - Actually you are dead wrong. The know nothings reformed under the Klan.  slampoet   Mar-14-08 09:10 AM   #42 
  - That took a while, though.  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-14-08 09:17 AM   #47 
  - Discrimination and exploitation of Irish by English/WASP's lasted a decade? Okaaaaay...  BadgerLaw2010   Mar-14-08 09:45 AM   #65 
     - You should try reading the whole post and not just the headline.  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-14-08 10:29 AM   #72 
  - Or white mormons who were violentry drive out of the US  Radical Activist   Mar-15-08 08:38 PM   #91 
  - Would a bunch of Irish-Americans be left to drown in New Orleans? nt  thecatburgler   Mar-15-08 08:41 PM   #92 
  - Beautifully said. Thank you!  EffieBlack   Mar-14-08 06:11 AM   #10 
  - Thank you, Effie  cali   Mar-14-08 06:12 AM   #12 
     - I think you said it very well - I understand EXACTLY what you're saying!  EffieBlack   Mar-14-08 06:26 AM   #22 
  - I just hope when I get back in a week, all this morbid, Obama is done feeling is gone  hnmnf   Mar-14-08 06:15 AM   #14 
  - What if I was black in a previous life?  shadowknows69   Mar-14-08 06:15 AM   #17 
  - I actually agree with many of Wright's points  usrbs   Mar-14-08 06:21 AM   #19 
  - There is some truth to what he's saying. Apparantly, it's not sugar-coated enought for the PC police  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-14-08 11:26 AM   #76 
  - There has been institutionalized type of racism to a degree in the past  mmonk   Mar-14-08 06:25 AM   #20 
  - What are you talking about? Are you talking about Caucasians as in Georgians, Armenians and  EmilyAnne   Mar-14-08 06:35 AM   #24 
  - When I have time.  mmonk   Mar-14-08 07:20 AM   #33 
  - Part of the U.S.'s more sordid history.  mmonk   Mar-14-08 07:42 AM   #36 
  - Here are some examples.  slampoet   Mar-14-08 09:30 AM   #57 
     - None of these are examples of institutionalized racism against Causasians. Sorry.  EmilyAnne   Mar-14-08 06:56 PM   #79 
     - So United Coal isn't an institution. The Chicago Police Aren't? The BRITISH EMPIRE IS NOT ?  slampoet   Mar-14-08 08:01 PM   #80 
     - Mountain Meadows  Radical Activist   Mar-15-08 08:43 PM   #94 
  - but not racism against Caucasians, only ethnic discrimination against Caucasian ethnicities  kwassa   Mar-14-08 09:50 AM   #68 
     - However, institutionalizing it can have similar effect.  mmonk   Mar-14-08 10:57 AM   #73 
        - oh, very much so, just as genocidal and inhumane as racism  kwassa   Mar-14-08 11:24 AM   #75 
           - Opens for me.  mmonk   Mar-14-08 11:46 AM   #78 
  - They do it everyday. nt  Kahuna   Mar-14-08 06:25 AM   #21 
  - Lets be honest, they're doing it to Wright at this moment  C_U_L8R   Mar-14-08 07:22 AM   #34 
  - Why is it that Chris Matthews is the only one that makes sense on this whole thing?  hnmnf   Mar-14-08 07:24 AM   #35 
  - Matthews used the Wright issue to make the point that Obama needs to prove he loves America  mtnsnake   Mar-14-08 09:18 AM   #48 
  - Ask a white kid in a black high school ...  BearSquirrel2   Mar-14-08 07:47 AM   #37 
  - Rec'd! n/t  rucky   Mar-14-08 09:12 AM   #43 
  - What if Clinton went to church and her minister said..  elixir   Mar-14-08 09:13 AM   #44 
  - If this is what was said  ProSense   Mar-14-08 09:24 AM   #51 
  - "What if Clinton.......  BigDDem   Mar-14-08 09:35 AM   #61 
  - So, white people cant rail against racism because of their skin color?  niceypoo   Mar-14-08 09:26 AM   #53 
  - The MSM message is also two-fold: Don't get out of line  underpants   Mar-14-08 09:26 AM   #54 
  - Can rich people work to end poverty?  Freddie Stubbs   Mar-14-08 09:27 AM   #55 
  - So "White People" Are Racists, And Should Murder Themselves For Blacks, Even Though They Did Nothing  fbuzz   Mar-14-08 09:33 AM   #59 
  - Let's Pin Scarlet Letters On White People! Oh, I'm So Sorry For Being "White". Who Is "White"?  fbuzz   Mar-14-08 09:34 AM   #60 
  - Murder themselves for "blacks" ?!  bunnies   Mar-14-08 09:39 AM   #63 
  - Black People REALLY Need To Get Over It  fbuzz   Mar-14-08 09:38 AM   #62 
  - oh, boy, you've stepped in it now.  kwassa   Mar-14-08 09:53 AM   #69 
  - Damn! I typed 5 different responses to you, but deleted them all.  greguganus   Mar-14-08 09:57 AM   #70 
  - Actually, there was slavery in the North  WesDem   Mar-14-08 11:06 AM   #74 
  - Get over it...How would you like if I say "GAY PEOPLE NEED TO GET OVER IT" U MAD NOW  easy_b94   Mar-14-08 11:29 AM   #77 
  - You have to be one of the most ignorant people on DU...  bicentennial_baby   Mar-15-08 09:57 AM   #87 
     - Folks in "the North" discovered...  misanthrope   Mar-16-08 04:49 AM   #103 
  - Need help here  Windex   Mar-14-08 09:58 AM   #71 
  - many AA folks believe it  cali   Mar-14-08 08:06 PM   #81 
  - Tuskeegee. n/t  rucky   Mar-15-08 08:47 PM   #99 
  - Aids in Africa.  votesomemore   Mar-16-08 05:38 AM   #105 
  - White people can rail against it, but they look like assholes for getting mad  izzybeans   Mar-15-08 09:41 AM   #83 
  - Excellent analysis...as usual. Thanks, Cali...K&R n/t  Hepburn   Mar-15-08 09:57 AM   #88 
  - Yes they can and they do.  Radical Activist   Mar-15-08 08:35 PM   #90 
  - Why did your other thread get locked, Cali?  Mike03   Mar-15-08 08:43 PM   #95 
  - Better idea: Get to work on the real issues that maintain the racist status quo  JoFerret   Mar-15-08 08:44 PM   #96 
  - You forgot...  misanthrope   Mar-16-08 04:52 AM   #104 
  - Yes, they can, actually.  boppers   Mar-15-08 08:46 PM   #98 
  - Sure you're equating all of these with the institutionalized racism  cali   Mar-15-08 08:48 PM   #100 
     - No, I'm not equating.  boppers   Mar-16-08 04:32 AM   #101 
  - "White people have been the perpetrators of it, not the victims..."  misanthrope   Mar-16-08 04:41 AM   #102 
 

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