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orwell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-08-08 12:20 AM
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5. Charming... because of some whack under sampled poll everyone is at each other's throats.

Right wing wedge issues triumph again.

Who knew that Howard Ahmanson, the Knights of Columbus and the Mormons were all people of color?

We've been played again...
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  -It was like being at a klan rally except the klansmen were wearing polos and Birkenstock marimour  Nov-08-08 12:13 AM   #0 
  - Seems pretty stupid to attack people who supported you..  Webster Green   Nov-08-08 12:16 AM   #1 
  - Even if those black guys were carrying "Yes on 8" signs, they are disgusting bigots  rvablue   Nov-08-08 11:25 AM   #17 
  - You misread it....  Cali_Democrat   Nov-08-08 05:59 PM   #76 
     - understandable though no?  Egnever   Nov-08-08 08:52 PM   #96 
        - Would it be understandable for me to use a bigoted epithet against the Log Cabin Rethugs  rvablue   Nov-09-08 03:38 PM   #106 
  - There are several issues here that make me suspicious.  loudsue   Nov-08-08 11:32 AM   #19 
     - Spot-on questions and what about the cynical use of a valuable tool of democracy (referenda)?  blondeatlast   Nov-08-08 07:39 PM   #85 
     - This loss was predicted. See post #107  Karenina   Nov-09-08 04:56 PM   #110 
     - Bingo!  Karenina   Nov-09-08 07:12 PM   #112 
  - That'll get black people to support gay marriage./sarcasm  Connie_Corleone   Nov-08-08 12:16 AM   #2 
  - Sad.  ccharles000   Nov-08-08 12:16 AM   #3 
  - Wow, the freeps are out in force tonight.  liberalmuse   Nov-08-08 12:18 AM   #4 
  - I'm not freep but this is the result of the same attitudes i've seen on DU lately.  marimour   Nov-08-08 12:27 AM   #7 
  - You are right and that attitude sucks. It's time to put it away.  IsItJustMe   Nov-08-08 10:41 AM   #13 
  - I'm sad to see you agree -- I honestly find this whole meme ridiculous.  quiet.american   Nov-08-08 11:35 AM   #21 
  -'s not true? That's all you need to post. Let people know it's not true.  indie_ana_500   Nov-08-08 11:43 AM   #26 
  - Charming...  orwell   Nov-08-08 12:20 AM   #5 
  - we really have been played. Its sad.  marimour   Nov-08-08 12:27 AM   #8 
  - It doesn't surprise me.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 12:21 AM   #6 
  - Welcome to one of the black and latino communities deep dark secrets.  PFunk   Nov-08-08 12:34 AM   #9 
  - it already has.  marimour   Nov-08-08 12:39 AM   #10 
  - This is a vile, ugly, hateful thing. Period. Full stop.  QC   Nov-08-08 08:58 AM   #11 
  - This is what happens when one engages in scapegoating  Raineyb   Nov-08-08 10:36 AM   #12 
  - I was in Palm Springs last night  nichomachus   Nov-08-08 11:17 AM   #14 
  - I call BULLSHIT  Cronus Protagonist   Nov-08-08 11:20 AM   #15 
  - Alerting.  smoogatz   Nov-08-08 11:20 AM   #16 
  - so just b.c you dont like what you hear its flamebait?  marimour   Nov-08-08 11:28 AM   #18 
  - It's idiotic to suggest that black voters are somehow responsible for Prop 8.  smoogatz   Nov-08-08 11:41 AM   #25 
  - no, this post is just a bag of flaming crap  Cosmic Charlie   Nov-08-08 12:03 PM   #30 
  - Did you even click on the linked source?  JackBeck   Nov-08-08 12:05 PM   #31 
     - So, you're in favor of perpetuating this nonsensical black/gay rift on DU?  smoogatz   Nov-08-08 12:13 PM   #34 
        - I'm in favor of having a conversation about  JackBeck   Nov-08-08 01:07 PM   #43 
           - If you'd posted it uncritically with an all caps OMG header, yeah.  smoogatz   Nov-08-08 01:21 PM   #44 
           - honestly, it was posted while i was still shocked at what I read but  marimour   Nov-08-08 01:45 PM   #45 
           - I was in favor of that conversation too...  Psyop Samurai   Nov-08-08 02:56 PM   #46 
  - I heard about that on Bill Maher smh nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Nov-08-08 11:34 AM   #20 
  - That really makes me sad. I was hoping deep down it wasn't true.  marimour   Nov-08-08 11:38 AM   #22 
  - I am very disappointed and sad about the prop 8 vote. But how you go from that to this scares me.  kikiek   Nov-08-08 11:40 AM   #23 
  - Beautifully stated  ellacott   Nov-08-08 03:07 PM   #47 
  - Horrible people to act that way. It doesn't help their cause, either, so they're stupid, too?  indie_ana_500   Nov-08-08 11:40 AM   #24 
  - Ouch  Crisco   Nov-08-08 11:54 AM   #27 
  - A Rovian plot to divide us  Liberal Gramma   Nov-08-08 11:56 AM   #28 
  - Divide and conquer. Pay Attention don't, feed the monkeys. N/T  GrannyK   Nov-08-08 12:00 PM   #29 
  - This is sad....  Neecy   Nov-08-08 12:10 PM   #32 
  - I'm sorry that you were offended but I'm not one to pretend like things are perfect.  marimour   Nov-08-08 12:20 PM   #35 
  - i am glad you posted this, disturbing as it is. I might not have  jonnyblitz   Nov-08-08 12:25 PM   #36 
  - I think it's an extreme way to make a point  Neecy   Nov-08-08 12:40 PM   #40 
  - I think they are trying to be divisive -- and, I can't find this story anyplace else  LostinVA   Nov-08-08 05:45 PM   #72 
  - Rod McCullom of Rod 2.0 beta reported this.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 06:30 PM   #78 
  - maybe you shoudl check the OP about gay marriage  mkultra   Nov-08-08 07:56 PM   #87 
  - Based on the reactions on DU to this exit poll, I'm not surprised by  SweetieD   Nov-08-08 12:13 PM   #33 
  - Gay on Black violence must be stopped!  RollWithIt   Nov-08-08 12:26 PM   #37 
  - lol.  marimour   Nov-08-08 12:52 PM   #42 
  - .  Undercurrent   Nov-08-08 12:37 PM   #38 
  - Curious here. Does anyone think this thread serves any productive purpose?  No Elephants   Nov-08-08 12:39 PM   #39 
  - It does. It shows the effects of scapegoating and demonizing on both communities.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 03:18 PM   #48 
     - Indeed  marlo   Nov-08-08 04:23 PM   #50 
        - It is intended to cause division -- to think it's not is either naivete or willful ignorance  LostinVA   Nov-08-08 05:49 PM   #73 
           - Oh, fuck off  marlo   Nov-08-08 06:19 PM   #77 
  - The knives are out, and collateral damage will ensue  IndianaGreen   Nov-08-08 12:42 PM   #41 
  - WTF?  marlo   Nov-08-08 04:14 PM   #49 
  - Don't let it get to you  Franks Wild Years   Nov-08-08 04:39 PM   #52 
  - sorry, but getting a piece of paper reading "domestic partnership" instead of "marriage license"...  NorthernSpy   Nov-08-08 04:31 PM   #51 
  - Just STOP THIS SHIT already!  TankLV   Nov-08-08 04:48 PM   #53 
  - I agree.  dissemination   Nov-08-08 04:51 PM   #54 
  - No. People need to see what is going on.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 05:07 PM   #57 
  - Then I agree with the GBLT demonstrators.  TankLV   Nov-08-08 05:09 PM   #58 
     - So you're all right with people calling Blacks the N word ?  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 05:11 PM   #60 
     - If THEY are using the FAGGOT word, then I will damn well see how THEY like it.  TankLV   Nov-08-08 05:14 PM   #61 
        - Who said it? Have any proof in the story?  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 05:17 PM   #63 
        - That's what the article said.  TankLV   Nov-08-08 05:19 PM   #64 
           - I think you need to read the story again.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 05:28 PM   #66 
           - Read it again: the guy who was called nigger is a gay black man who there to join the rally...  NorthernSpy   Nov-08-08 05:28 PM   #67 
           - Thank you. :)  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 05:30 PM   #68 
           - I take it you're feeling silly now...  NorthernSpy   Nov-09-08 04:19 PM   #109 
        - Nowhere is it said that people used the faggot word at the protest.  Cali_Democrat   Nov-08-08 06:33 PM   #79 
     - Well, if it comes down to that, I'm not sure I want you in my party.  NorthernSpy   Nov-08-08 05:40 PM   #70 
  - I am sorry the actions of your people hurt you.  slampoet   Nov-08-08 06:39 PM   #80 
  - This is really horrible to see.  Lilyeye   Nov-08-08 04:58 PM   #55 
  - Nothing good will come from a bunch of name calling  LatteLibertine   Nov-08-08 05:03 PM   #56 
  - I totally agree...  TankLV   Nov-08-08 05:16 PM   #62 
     - who is 'they'?  Neecy   Nov-08-08 05:20 PM   #65 
     - don't bite off more than you can chew...  NorthernSpy   Nov-08-08 05:50 PM   #74 
     - ummmmm.....  Cali_Democrat   Nov-08-08 08:49 PM   #95 
  - Sounds apocryphal  Jed Dilligan   Nov-08-08 05:10 PM   #59 
  - "so called progressives" hits the nail directly on the head - NT  happychatter   Nov-08-08 05:38 PM   #69 
  - It appears you got the divisive responses you were looking for  LostinVA   Nov-08-08 05:41 PM   #71 
  - See what happens when hatred is stirred up against blacks because of prop 8?  Cali_Democrat   Nov-08-08 05:50 PM   #75 
  - More articles regarding the racism against Blacks as a result of Prop. 8. FYI  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 06:57 PM   #81 
  - This black woman is outta here.  itzdaun   Nov-08-08 07:23 PM   #82 
  - what in hell do those articles have to do with DU?  jonnyblitz   Nov-08-08 08:02 PM   #88 
  - If the "real" victims are going to scapegoat and attack  marlo   Nov-08-08 08:13 PM   #91 
     - Exactly.  Cali_Democrat   Nov-08-08 08:21 PM   #92 
     - Exactly.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 08:21 PM   #93 
     - ....  jonnyblitz   Nov-08-08 10:38 PM   #98 
  - Wow, we'll miss you...  file83   Nov-09-08 01:23 AM   #99 
     - ....I have read  itzdaun   Nov-09-08 06:47 AM   #100 
  - Thanks for this!  itzdaun   Nov-08-08 07:30 PM   #83 
  - No problem. :)  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 07:40 PM   #86 
  - clarification  itzdaun   Nov-08-08 08:03 PM   #89 
     - It's marginalization. It is a part of a lot of people of color's experiences.  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 08:40 PM   #94 
  - One more thing  itzdaun   Nov-08-08 07:35 PM   #84 
  - People on this board played the race blame game. Like Blacks had that kind of power.  vaberella   Nov-08-08 08:11 PM   #90 
  - they do when all their votes are combined to strip another  jonnyblitz   Nov-09-08 09:27 AM   #103 
     - You're singling out one racial group. Your not going after ALL that voted against proposition 8.  vaberella   Nov-09-08 02:17 PM   #104 
     - Prophetic piece here:  Karenina   Nov-09-08 03:52 PM   #107 
        - Yes it is. If people heeded the advice in this article, the outcome might have been different.  political_Dem   Nov-09-08 03:59 PM   #108 
  - One More Article: The Bilerico Project  political_Dem   Nov-08-08 10:29 PM   #97 
  - From your link above  Karenina   Nov-09-08 09:01 AM   #101 
     - You're very welcome. I'm glad that you got something out of the articles. :)  political_Dem   Nov-09-08 02:29 PM   #105 
  - A-A and gay communities are apparently doing the GOP's work for them.  WritingIsMyReligion   Nov-09-08 09:26 AM   #102 
     - Mrs. Rove hasn't seen Karl since Wednesday morning since the first  blondeatlast   Nov-09-08 05:06 PM   #111 

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