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Lost-in-FL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-25-06 06:06 PM
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2. A biased article reflecting America today
The milestone baby could have been anyone, of any race but no... it is a hispanic baby. Why is that?
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  -300,000,000 Is this racist? Techno Dog  Jun-25-06 06:01 PM   #0 
  - I wouldn't say it's racist.  ulysses   Jun-25-06 06:04 PM   #1 
  - A biased article reflecting America today  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 06:06 PM   #2 
  - That's exactly what prompted me to post  Techno Dog   Jun-25-06 06:11 PM   #5 
  - The article is about the 300,000,000 milestone  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 06:23 PM   #11 
  - Read more carefully.  Yollam   Jun-25-06 06:20 PM   #9 
     - You can't tell me what to think about the article  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 06:36 PM   #13 
     - Of course it's biased. I said it's not racist. Two different things.  Yollam   Jun-25-06 06:47 PM   #19 
     - Link to earlier discussion  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 06:41 PM   #16 
        - Interesting exchange.  Yollam   Jun-25-06 06:56 PM   #22 
           - You see where i am coming from...  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 07:05 PM   #25 
  - Not Racist  iamjoy   Jun-25-06 06:07 PM   #3 
  - I agree  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Jun-25-06 06:21 PM   #10 
  - Twas ever thus.  evlbstrd   Jun-25-06 06:08 PM   #4 
  - Who cares?  pooja   Jun-25-06 06:12 PM   #6 
  - that person could also be an immigrant and not a baby at all.  xchrom   Jun-25-06 06:15 PM   #7 
  - There's subtle racism and xenophobia in this article...  marmar   Jun-25-06 06:17 PM   #8 
  - The 300,000,000th baby born in America will be  TheDebbieDee   Jun-25-06 06:24 PM   #12 
  - oh that's racist and amero-centric LOL nt  msongs   Jun-25-06 06:57 PM   #23 
  - I don't read it as racist, per se, only manipulation of simple statement  nealmhughes   Jun-25-06 06:39 PM   #14 
  - It seems to be.  Rex   Jun-25-06 06:40 PM   #15 
  - We need to start walling up vaginas!  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-25-06 06:44 PM   #17 
  - not racist at all. that's a perculiar reaction.  bettyellen   Jun-25-06 06:46 PM   #18 
  - If merely speaking/writing in terms of race is racist ...  TahitiNut   Jun-25-06 06:49 PM   #20 
  - Facts Are Never Racist, They Are Just Facts. Are You Disputing The Facts?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-25-06 06:52 PM   #21 
  - LoL, If This Article Contained Only Fact I Wouldn't  Techno Dog   Jun-25-06 07:07 PM   #26 
     - If The Largest Percentage Of New Population Is Of Hispanic Origin Then  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-25-06 07:23 PM   #28 
        - Probabilities are not facts.  Techno Dog   Jun-25-06 07:39 PM   #29 
           - In This Context Yes They Are.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-25-06 07:50 PM   #32 
              - No  Techno Dog   Jun-25-06 07:57 PM   #34 
                 - Is Saying It Is A Likely Probability A Fact? Cause If So, Then You Just  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-25-06 08:38 PM   #42 
                    - i think some people are filtering any "latin" news through their wedge  bettyellen   Jun-25-06 08:54 PM   #44 
  - Unbiased article reflecting America today. nt  Clarkie1   Jun-25-06 07:00 PM   #24 
  - Easy to say...  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 07:13 PM   #27 
     - Racism exists all right..  quickesst   Jun-25-06 07:49 PM   #31 
  - Since when is bringing up a fact racist?  Odin2005   Jun-25-06 07:46 PM   #30 
  - What fact?  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 08:10 PM   #36 
     - It was simply saing that over 50% of new citizens are of...  Odin2005   Jun-25-06 08:30 PM   #38 
        - New citizens...  Lost-in-FL   Jun-25-06 08:32 PM   #40 
        - Either  Odin2005   Jun-25-06 09:12 PM   #47 
        - for 30 years they've included latin-american stats just like this.....  bettyellen   Jun-25-06 08:48 PM   #43 
  - Why does it matter?  ContraBass Black   Jun-25-06 07:54 PM   #33 
  - I wouldn't call culture a superficial difference.  Odin2005   Jun-25-06 08:31 PM   #39 
     - It doesn't mention culture.  ContraBass Black   Jun-25-06 08:55 PM   #45 
        - Yes they are.  Odin2005   Jun-25-06 09:11 PM   #46 
  - True, isn't it?  onja   Jun-25-06 08:05 PM   #35 
  - Hi onja!!  newyawker99   Jun-26-06 08:22 AM   #48 
     - Thanks  onja   Jun-26-06 09:36 PM   #49 
  - 50% of new HIV/AIDS infections are in people under 25.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-25-06 08:19 PM   #37 
     - De acuerdo...  marmar   Jun-25-06 08:35 PM   #41 
     - Project much?  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-26-06 10:07 PM   #50 
 

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