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marions ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-03-06 06:32 PM
Response to Reply #153
175. yeah...
so if you didn't mean anything by it don't beat up on yourself. But if you agree that PC terms generally come about as a correction to some legitimate grievance you have to give it respect.
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  -"Duke Lacrosse Defendants Acquitted By FOX News" bloom  May-03-06 04:35 PM   #0 
  - Some posters on here would be a great sidekick  LostinVA   May-03-06 04:38 PM   #1 
  - I don't watch FOX  bloom   May-03-06 04:44 PM   #3 
  - Why are you so mean spirited? We merely disagree ...  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 04:45 PM   #5 
  - i agree with you on this  madrchsod   May-03-06 04:58 PM   #31 
     - Me too! I promised my SO I would stop reading and posting  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:01 PM   #37 
     - I avoided it for a long time.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:02 PM   #39 
        - I've been in it since the first day... my Ignore list is huge now  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:03 PM   #45 
           - I feel for you...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:04 PM   #50 
              - Thanks! n/t  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:05 PM   #54 
              - You seemingly FEEL nothing :P  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:54 PM   #146 
                 - You responded to my post to LostinVA...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:56 PM   #150 
                    - Now you're seeing why I have  LostinVA   May-03-06 06:19 PM   #167 
  - Aquitted by Fox News, Convicted by DU  rinsd   May-03-06 04:43 PM   #2 
  - Can't believe you just compared DU to FAUX news...  redqueen   May-03-06 04:44 PM   #4 
  - Oh gosh, I think we're just trying, albeit hopelessly, to keep it light.  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 04:45 PM   #6 
  - Have fun with making light of an alleged rape. n/t  redqueen   May-03-06 04:47 PM   #7 
     - You folks are vicious in your name calling and labeling  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 04:51 PM   #16 
        - "You folks"? Who are you talking about?  redqueen   May-03-06 04:54 PM   #20 
        - I think if anyone is "playing a role"  bloom   May-03-06 04:55 PM   #22 
           - Sports commentators... hmmmm...  redqueen   May-03-06 04:55 PM   #24 
           - I regret that many of you ...  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:02 PM   #42 
              - Nice strawman!  redqueen   May-03-06 05:04 PM   #49 
              - You're the one who's all "hot and bothered"  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:06 PM   #57 
                 - I'm able to remember who said what...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:07 PM   #59 
                    - Thank you for PROVING my case ...  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:09 PM   #65 
                       - ROFL!  redqueen   May-03-06 05:10 PM   #69 
                          - Sure - now that is a real sign of desperation.  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:11 PM   #71 
                             - Oh, please... don't feel sorry for me!  redqueen   May-03-06 05:13 PM   #74 
                                - I do, I really do like you so much THAT you may have the last post!  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:14 PM   #76 
                                   - It's not about the last word,  redqueen   May-03-06 05:16 PM   #82 
              - That first sentence is exactly the type of  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:08 PM   #62 
                 - No more absurd than your Crusade. :-)  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:10 PM   #68 
                 - I think you may have misread my post.  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:11 PM   #70 
                    - Didn't her kneejerk reaction prove  redqueen   May-03-06 05:17 PM   #83 
                    - What emotion would that be?  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:20 PM   #89 
                       - delete  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:24 PM   #98 
                       - LOL. Who are you talking to?  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:25 PM   #102 
                          - Sorry, I figured it out.  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:29 PM   #108 
                             - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-03-06 05:30 PM   #111 
                       - Sorry... when a person defends a characterization like "stripper",  redqueen   May-03-06 05:29 PM   #110 
                          - You need help. Really! n/t  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:31 PM   #112 
                          - You really cannot help being nasty, can you?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:32 PM   #117 
                             - I'm sorry, you are the character assassin. Read the thread genius?  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:35 PM   #120 
                                - I'm a bully?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:36 PM   #123 
                                   - "You are behaving like a bully"  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:38 PM   #126 
                                   - How so?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:42 PM   #132 
                          - A profession of being a stripper WILL AFFECT how society views her  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:40 PM   #130 
                             - So you admit that characterizing her in that way...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:43 PM   #134 
                                - I admit to how Society views her ... I own up to reality of social norms.  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:52 PM   #142 
                                   - The characterization was not made in a bubble.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:55 PM   #149 
                    - That was a rather emotional reaction,  Marie26   May-03-06 06:09 PM   #156 
                 - See, that I don't buy  Marie26   May-03-06 06:15 PM   #163 
           - Believing that the accuser in this case is lying...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:06 PM   #55 
              - I think it is  bloom   May-03-06 05:15 PM   #79 
              - You seriously believe...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:20 PM   #88 
              - You might be.  bloom   May-03-06 05:25 PM   #100 
                 - Well, you're welcome to believe what you want about me.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:27 PM   #106 
                    - So you're decidedly NOT in the 'we should wait and see' group?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:32 PM   #114 
                       - I know how I would vote if I were picked for the jury today.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:42 PM   #133 
                          - That's very good of you to admit that.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:44 PM   #136 
                             - Since I don't live in North Carolina...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:47 PM   #137 
                                - I meant that rhetorically...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:49 PM   #139 
                                   - Fair enough.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:54 PM   #145 
              - You got it n/t  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:21 PM   #94 
              - What IS the case against the defendants?  Kingshakabobo   May-03-06 05:25 PM   #103 
                 - From what I've read  bloom   May-03-06 05:32 PM   #115 
                 - That's a good site =-- thanks for posting it!  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:35 PM   #119 
                 - Even if you discount the camera-phone photo time-stamps,.....  Kingshakabobo   May-03-06 06:29 PM   #171 
                 - I wouldn't say so  gkhouston   May-03-06 05:33 PM   #118 
                    - How do you figure?  Kingshakabobo   May-03-06 05:41 PM   #131 
              - I don't believe it is. But I'd like to see her get her day in court too  LittleClarkie   May-03-06 05:55 PM   #148 
  - He must have grandiose visions of DU's power  bloom   May-03-06 04:47 PM   #8 
  - I suspect something else... n/t  redqueen   May-03-06 04:47 PM   #9 
     - Me too n/t  LostinVA   May-03-06 04:49 PM   #13 
  - Oh lighten up.....  rinsd   May-03-06 04:50 PM   #15 
     - So "lighten up" is your new talking point?  redqueen   May-03-06 04:55 PM   #23 
        - You again?  rinsd   May-03-06 04:58 PM   #29 
           - Dance card?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:00 PM   #35 
  - The huge majority are defending the victim from smears  LostinVA   May-03-06 04:49 PM   #11 
  - When the trial comes...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 04:50 PM   #14 
  - I stopped wading in that pool a long time ago.  rinsd   May-03-06 04:53 PM   #19 
  - Please consider why others might not share your enjoyment of the 'joke'.  redqueen   May-03-06 04:58 PM   #28 
     - Or one can reframe from being perpetually hysterical?  rinsd   May-03-06 05:00 PM   #34 
        - Lost it?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:01 PM   #36 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-03-06 05:32 PM   #116 
  - You'd think we were throwing stones at these poor, innocent guys.  redqueen   May-03-06 04:56 PM   #25 
     - I know n/t  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:02 PM   #41 
     - Yes! You did think I was a guy! And covered "It's a Saying!" BS!  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:21 PM   #93 
        - OMFG... I was talking about the ALLEGED RAPISTS!  redqueen   May-03-06 05:35 PM   #122 
        - It is sad to see women get so caught up  bloom   May-03-06 05:51 PM   #141 
           - It's really something...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:53 PM   #144 
              - Literally half this thread says  LostinVA   May-03-06 06:25 PM   #168 
  - I admit, I believe they raped her. And they will get away with it  ComerPerro   May-03-06 04:49 PM   #12 
     - I believe they are innocent...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 04:52 PM   #18 
     - Based on what? Their fine, upstanding moral character?  ComerPerro   May-03-06 04:57 PM   #27 
     - The virgin vs. whore mentality? n/t  redqueen   May-03-06 04:58 PM   #30 
     - Based on everything that I have read so far...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:02 PM   #40 
        - "The stripper"... not "the woman".  redqueen   May-03-06 05:03 PM   #44 
        - Or the "single mom college student"... double hmmmmm  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:03 PM   #46 
        - Or the "convicted criminal"...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:05 PM   #52 
           - She has a record?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:06 PM   #58 
              - She stole a car from a cab driver after...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:10 PM   #67 
              - Avoiding this three-ring circus, quite wisely!  redqueen   May-03-06 05:12 PM   #72 
                 - Neither do I...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:14 PM   #77 
                    - Heroic labels?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:18 PM   #86 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-06 05:24 PM   #99 
                          - That would be NaturalHigh nt  bloom   May-03-06 05:35 PM   #121 
                          - Ah! Another interesting poster  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:39 PM   #127 
                          - It's someone who misdirects their outrage.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:37 PM   #124 
                             - Like you ... redirecting it into a flame fest because IMO  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 05:44 PM   #135 
                                - No... it's about understanding.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:48 PM   #138 
                                   - No it's about proving yourself smarter than everyone else and  ShortnFiery   May-03-06 06:12 PM   #159 
                                      - Clearly you do not...  redqueen   May-03-06 06:15 PM   #162 
                                      - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-06 06:18 PM   #166 
              - Why gosh, no... they aren't!  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:23 PM   #97 
                 - So the alleged rapists have criminal records too?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:38 PM   #125 
                    - Why yes, at least one of them does!  LostinVA   May-03-06 05:40 PM   #128 
                       - It's really amazing...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:58 PM   #152 
                          - Especially when one of the accused assaulted a gay man,  LostinVA   May-03-06 06:29 PM   #172 
        - Is she or is she not a stripper?  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:03 PM   #48 
           - You really don't know?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:05 PM   #53 
           - Well, if someone played golf for a living...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:08 PM   #64 
              - It casts a negative light on the person.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:15 PM   #80 
              - So even though she strips for a living...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:18 PM   #84 
              - Not if you want to appear unbiased.  redqueen   May-03-06 05:19 PM   #87 
                 - Now "bias" = "stating a fact." Great.  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:21 PM   #90 
                 - LOL... yes... did you miss the virgin/whore thing?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:27 PM   #105 
                 - Well, we must all appear to be "unbiased", mustn't we?  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:21 PM   #92 
                    - You believe something you do not know...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:40 PM   #129 
                       - As I said, I freely admit my bias in this case.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:53 PM   #143 
                          - I got the impression...  redqueen   May-03-06 06:05 PM   #154 
              - actually, for those who know Lacrosse Players  northzax   May-03-06 05:26 PM   #104 
                 - So you're saying that "lacrosse players" has the same societal  redqueen   May-03-06 06:08 PM   #155 
                    - do you know any lacrosse players?  northzax   May-03-06 06:13 PM   #160 
                    - No, I do not.  redqueen   May-03-06 06:17 PM   #165 
                    - I may have, although sometimes I call them "the players"  LostinVA   May-03-06 06:32 PM   #174 
              - She chose that profession.  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:18 PM   #85 
              - I don't know about you...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:21 PM   #91 
              - Riiiight.  hiaasenrocks   May-03-06 05:22 PM   #96 
                 - You appear to be deliberately ignoring the negative connotation...  redqueen   May-03-06 06:10 PM   #157 
              - Not really her "profession"  Marie26   May-03-06 06:48 PM   #178 
              - Oh you would?  ismnotwasm   May-03-06 06:32 PM   #173 
                 - You doubt what?  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 07:47 PM   #180 
           - My understanding is that she is a single mother ...  etherealtruth   May-03-06 06:16 PM   #164 
              - You left out "convicted criminal."  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 06:26 PM   #169 
              - Right -- and that is being plucked out on purpose to try to  LostinVA   May-03-06 06:35 PM   #176 
        - fair enough  ComerPerro   May-03-06 05:06 PM   #56 
           - Rich people sometimes lie.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:12 PM   #73 
              - Especially strippers, eh?  ComerPerro   May-03-06 05:15 PM   #78 
              - Please locate a thread where I said that.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:16 PM   #81 
                 - Post 18, this thread  ComerPerro   May-03-06 05:22 PM   #95 
                    - Sorry, but using the label "stripper"...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:25 PM   #101 
                       - Hey, I'm just picking up on your context  ComerPerro   May-03-06 05:28 PM   #107 
                       - Probably because I believe...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:29 PM   #109 
                          - Whatever, man, forget it  ComerPerro   May-03-06 05:31 PM   #113 
                             - ComerPerro...  redqueen   May-03-06 06:12 PM   #158 
                       - with regard to her part-time profession  marions ghost   May-03-06 05:50 PM   #140 
                          - So even though she's a stripper...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:59 PM   #153 
                             - yeah...  marions ghost   May-03-06 06:32 PM   #175 
                                - LOL...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 07:28 PM   #179 
              - Very rarely  ismnotwasm   May-03-06 06:38 PM   #177 
                 - I agree that it is rare.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 07:56 PM   #181 
     - And I believe that neither of you are in a position to know which is true  LittleClarkie   May-03-06 05:56 PM   #151 
        - Calm rational and as usual spot on....  rinsd   May-03-06 06:26 PM   #170 
     - To each his own...  rinsd   May-03-06 05:04 PM   #51 
        - Trouble is, there won't ever be enough evidence  ComerPerro   May-03-06 05:07 PM   #61 
  - That's very clever.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 04:49 PM   #10 
  - I've read quite a few of the news stories  bloom   May-03-06 04:52 PM   #17 
     - Surely you're not using that blog as your main source...  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 04:54 PM   #21 
        - you must be just listening to the defense side, then  bloom   May-03-06 04:56 PM   #26 
           - We have no reason not to trust the mainstream media! n/t  redqueen   May-03-06 04:59 PM   #33 
           - I've been reading the news on the internet.  NaturalHigh   May-03-06 05:03 PM   #43 
              - If you went to the link I posted  bloom   May-03-06 05:08 PM   #63 
  - The only thing worse than these media pieces...  sendero   May-03-06 04:59 PM   #32 
  - Drooling morons?  redqueen   May-03-06 05:01 PM   #38 
     - Pieces..  sendero   May-03-06 05:07 PM   #60 
        - Aha...  redqueen   May-03-06 05:09 PM   #66 
           - Exactly..  sendero   May-03-06 05:13 PM   #75 
  - acquitting or convicting, Fox News is full of crap  onenote   May-03-06 05:03 PM   #47 
  - How many times did they have the new black panther party on...  liberaliraqvet26   May-03-06 05:54 PM   #147 
  - I didn't know FOX was doing that  bloom   May-03-06 06:14 PM   #161 
  - Locking.  pinto   May-03-06 08:08 PM   #182 
 

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