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treestar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-03-06 11:34 AM
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5. Next time a man goes missing or a black woman goes missing
the media should shut down and cover nothing else ad nauseum for the next 48 hours at least, right?
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  -Hatred & Cynicism Toward "Blonde White Girls" Is Bigoted, Divisive & omega minimo  Sep-03-06 11:29 AM   #0 
  - I don't think it's the blond girls  graywarrior   Sep-03-06 11:31 AM   #1 
  - Earth to mini....  Skidmore   Sep-03-06 11:31 AM   #2 
  - my thought exactly.  buddhamama   Sep-03-06 11:35 AM   #6 
  - exactly. this is NOT rocket science.  jonnyblitz   Sep-03-06 11:37 AM   #8 
  - Pluto to jonnyrocket  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 11:41 AM   #15 
  - Pluto to Skidless  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 11:37 AM   #9 
  - it is the media, society in general  buddhamama   Sep-03-06 11:45 AM   #19 
  - Perhaps not...but what you are arguing is not bigotry toward  Skidmore   Sep-03-06 11:45 AM   #20 
  - spot on  buddhamama   Sep-03-06 11:53 AM   #27 
  - From my perspective, he didn't say that at all.  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 12:01 PM   #29 
  - "More worthy" of being "a media construct" that sexist liberals sneer at?  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 12:47 PM   #52 
     - What is your problem?  Skidmore   Sep-03-06 12:58 PM   #53 
        - Missing the point on purpose  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 01:26 PM   #64 
           - What's not to get?  Skidmore   Sep-03-06 01:31 PM   #67 
              - You need a lil help with that "no brainer"  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 06:10 PM   #91 
                 - Nothing like straining at a gnat and swallowing a camel.  Skidmore   Sep-03-06 06:20 PM   #93 
                    - "What don't you get" about the meme being offensive and derogatory?  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 08:41 PM   #112 
                       - What "put down" now are you finding offensive?  Skidmore   Sep-04-06 04:42 AM   #130 
                          - Listen  omega minimo   Sep-04-06 12:32 PM   #153 
                             - Wow!!  FearofFutility   Sep-04-06 12:37 PM   #154 
                             - "blond white chicks"???? When did I EVER use that phrase?  Skidmore   Sep-04-06 01:02 PM   #156 
                                - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-04-06 01:39 PM   #158 
                                   - Skidmore and I agree more than disagree  omega minimo   Sep-04-06 07:59 PM   #164 
  - Well said. n/t  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 11:49 AM   #24 
  - True.  H2O Man   Sep-03-06 12:16 PM   #41 
  - So are you saying some Bigotry is ok?  William769   Sep-03-06 01:04 PM   #57 
  - That's not what I said at all.  Skidmore   Sep-03-06 01:09 PM   #61 
  - Blonde white girls apparently could give a rat's ass about that...  BlooInBloo   Sep-03-06 01:28 PM   #65 
  - There are numerous blond white girls on DU  HeeBGBz   Sep-03-06 07:01 PM   #99 
  - Good grief  LostinVA   Sep-03-06 08:31 PM   #106 
  - Blond White Girls/Women are Lying, Bigoted Assholes?  smirkymonkey   Sep-03-06 08:33 PM   #107 
  - Nah. Just the ones that whine about "reverse racism".  BlooInBloo   Sep-03-06 09:24 PM   #122 
     - I know what you mean - it's kind of like hearing men go on about  smirkymonkey   Sep-04-06 11:00 AM   #146 
        - yup.  BlooInBloo   Sep-04-06 06:44 PM   #162 
  - Oh.My.Gawd  Marie26   Sep-04-06 10:08 AM   #141 
  - I think you've got personal issues.  El Fuego   Sep-04-06 11:14 AM   #148 
  - Now There Ya Go Again With That Reality Thingy  stepnw1f   Sep-03-06 02:31 PM   #81 
  - I don't really think anyone here "hates" blond white girls  Bluzmann57   Sep-03-06 11:33 AM   #3 
  - Clapping Loudly  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 11:34 AM   #4 
  - So, it's NOT divisive to all but ignore...  ret5hd   Sep-03-06 11:39 AM   #11 
  - You've made an offensive and incorrect presumption about me.  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 11:43 AM   #17 
     - The way that some people choose to call attention to that disparity...  ret5hd   Sep-03-06 11:58 AM   #28 
     - Thank you, that's it exactly  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 12:14 PM   #38 
  - Agree  OzarkDem   Sep-03-06 01:36 PM   #71 
  - lots of threads like those around...  QuestionAll...   Sep-04-06 01:24 PM   #157 
  - Next time a man goes missing or a black woman goes missing  treestar   Sep-03-06 11:34 AM   #5 
  - The media manipulation is the issue.. They insist on "sharing"  SoCalDem   Sep-03-06 07:21 PM   #102 
  - That's a pretty simplistic view of things, isn't it?  ret5hd   Sep-03-06 11:36 AM   #7 
  - Not to speak for the OP, but I don't argue against the cause or sentiment.  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 11:39 AM   #10 
     - is the "tactic" you speak of...  ret5hd   Sep-03-06 11:41 AM   #14 
        - The derogatory tone toward "white" or "blond" is unmistakable.  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 11:47 AM   #22 
           - I'm married to a blonde white woman.  americanstranger   Sep-03-06 12:02 PM   #30 
           - If she approves of the method we're debating....  cigsandcoffee   Sep-03-06 12:05 PM   #31 
              - I can tell that this is a fool's errand...  americanstranger   Sep-03-06 12:14 PM   #39 
                 - You seem intelligent  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 01:03 PM   #56 
                    - Well, gee, thanks.  americanstranger   Sep-03-06 01:36 PM   #70 
                       - You have potential  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 07:16 PM   #100 
           - Not to mention  Marie26   Sep-03-06 12:13 PM   #36 
  - Especially if we end up with one running fer prez.  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-03-06 11:39 AM   #12 
  - Suh-nap ;)  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 11:48 AM   #23 
  - No blonde jokes here  ovidsen   Sep-03-06 11:41 AM   #13 
  - With all the crap going on in this world  dogday   Sep-03-06 11:42 AM   #16 
  - Sexist bigotry damages the cause of liberals, progressives, Democrats & DU  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 12:08 PM   #33 
     - I am a women who is dealing  dogday   Sep-03-06 12:16 PM   #40 
     - Oh come on!  countingbluecars   Sep-03-06 12:21 PM   #43 
  - who has made fun of blond white girls?  notadmblnd   Sep-03-06 11:45 AM   # 
  - heehee, or let it go back to what it really is!  treestar   Sep-03-06 11:53 AM   #26 
  - It's rather prevalent as a use in dismissing threads  LostinVA   Sep-03-06 08:34 PM   #108 
  - Let me be the first to say I Love Blond White Girls! If any of the same  Sinti   Sep-03-06 11:45 AM   #18 
  - This is a funny thread  Annces   Sep-03-06 11:46 AM   #21 
  - I don't see it as bigotry. I see it as calling them on their bullshit.  TheGoldenRule   Sep-03-06 11:51 AM   #25 
  - What "everyone" doesn't seem to know................  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 12:22 PM   #44 
     - Isn't it sad when a group on the very top doesn't get everything  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 12:29 PM   #45 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-03-06 01:33 PM   #68 
        - wrong again. if it werent for the audience of stupid people  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 02:13 PM   #77 
        - People at the top????  OzarkDem   Sep-03-06 09:33 PM   #124 
           - Read into it whatever you wish. Someone will always take it wrong  TheFriedPiper   Sep-04-06 09:59 AM   #139 
              - I'm going to assume  OzarkDem   Sep-04-06 11:22 AM   #150 
              - "I really don't give a shit."  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-04-06 11:44 AM   #152 
                 - ow  omega minimo   Sep-04-06 01:01 PM   #155 
  - For real.  Marie26   Sep-03-06 12:05 PM   #32 
  - Exactly -- and I'm a brunette  LostinVA   Sep-03-06 08:35 PM   #109 
  - I think you'd be pretty hard pressed...  LostInAnomie   Sep-03-06 12:10 PM   #34 
  - Speaking of missing white women, did they ever find that one in  Annces   Sep-03-06 12:11 PM   #35 
  - You obviously don't understand the point.  Beelzebud   Sep-03-06 12:13 PM   #37 
  - The black n white thinking on display in this OP is shameful  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 12:17 PM   #42 
  - You know that's not what I said  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 12:29 PM   #46 
     - Well, you played it, you lost, so now you quit  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 12:32 PM   #48 
  - Another one of them black girls went missing, isn't there better news to  The Straight Story   Sep-03-06 12:31 PM   #47 
  - next we'll hear that Christians are being persecuted  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 12:34 PM   #50 
     - I'm not really saying there is myself  The Straight Story   Sep-03-06 12:59 PM   #54 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-03-06 01:07 PM   #60 
        - Good, reasonable post. Not surprised  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-03-06 01:22 PM   #62 
        - That jesus camp crap is scary  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 02:14 PM   #79 
           - I haven't seen it, but I have known some damned whacked out christians  The Straight Story   Sep-03-06 03:46 PM   #87 
  - These polemics..  sendero   Sep-03-06 12:34 PM   #49 
  - Didnt you read the OP? Pointing out bigotry IS bigotry  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 12:36 PM   #51 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-03-06 01:34 PM   #69 
        - Not really. What are you implying?  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 02:11 PM   #76 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-03-06 02:43 PM   #83 
  - 3 blondies in family... all smart, proud, and very liberal  JCMach1   Sep-03-06 01:01 PM   #55 
  - Careful...  americanstranger   Sep-03-06 01:05 PM   #58 
     - You know what, that to me IS relevant at times  The Straight Story   Sep-03-06 01:38 PM   #72 
        - I can relate, on may levels.  americanstranger   Sep-03-06 02:01 PM   #74 
  - I don't think being cynical about what the media chooses  walldude   Sep-03-06 01:06 PM   #59 
  - You're right  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 06:33 PM   #95 
     - I see your point... I actually agreed with your OP  walldude   Sep-03-06 06:54 PM   #96 
  - God I'm sick of the "reverse bigotry" mendacious idiocy.  BlooInBloo   Sep-03-06 01:26 PM   #63 
  - Speaking as blond white woman, I'm offended  OzarkDem   Sep-03-06 01:31 PM   #66 
  - I understand what you're saying  FearofFutility   Sep-03-06 01:51 PM   #73 
  - They Got Caught, omega  Hidden Stillness   Sep-03-06 02:07 PM   #75 
  - O BS! If the media were obsessed with missing black males  TheFriedPiper   Sep-03-06 02:34 PM   #82 
  - Good post  LostinVA   Sep-03-06 08:37 PM   #110 
  - Very good analysis  OzarkDem   Sep-03-06 09:10 PM   #119 
  - Great post! Glad to see someone gets it.  smirkymonkey   Sep-03-06 09:20 PM   #121 
  - DING! And you forgot:  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-03-06 10:45 PM   #125 
  - LOL I had to read that twice before I got it  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 11:00 PM   #126 
     - Givin' the snark is easier than gettin' the idea.  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-03-06 11:50 PM   #127 
  - So bloody twisted  omega minimo   Sep-04-06 12:01 AM   #128 
  - Wow  Marie26   Sep-04-06 10:58 AM   #145 
  - The "hatred" and cynicism is NOT directed toward the crime victims.  SmokingJacket   Sep-03-06 02:14 PM   #78 
  - I couldn't have said it better myself.  guinivere   Sep-03-06 02:29 PM   #80 
  - Except when it is.  Marie26   Sep-04-06 10:39 AM   #144 
     - If missing black men got that amount of coverage  TheFriedPiper   Sep-04-06 11:02 AM   #147 
        - Puh-lease  Marie26   Sep-04-06 11:20 AM   #149 
  - WTF?  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-03-06 02:49 PM   #84 
  - Welcome to the world of unintended consequences  Husb2Sparkly   Sep-03-06 02:51 PM   #85 
  - Amen. nt  Miss Chybil   Sep-03-06 03:06 PM   #86 
  - Chandra Levy and Laci Peterson weren't blonde  Ignacio Upton   Sep-03-06 04:55 PM   #88 
  - Laci Peterson was Hispanic  LostinVA   Sep-03-06 08:38 PM   #111 
  - I know her last name was Rocha  Ignacio Upton   Sep-03-06 09:28 PM   #123 
     - Again, Laci Peterson was Hispanic  LostinVA   Sep-04-06 06:17 AM   #135 
  - I've long thought the disproportionate media coverage  ikojo   Sep-04-06 06:07 AM   #134 
  - Where did the "Dumb Blonde" crap come from, anyway?  Odin2005   Sep-03-06 05:28 PM   #89 
  - It comes from hateful threads like this.  Telly Savalas   Sep-03-06 07:26 PM   #103 
  - Thought-provoking post. I think class is the key issue  spooky3   Sep-03-06 05:51 PM   #90 
  - Good point  omega minimo   Sep-03-06 08:00 PM   #104 
  - Agreed  Ksec   Sep-03-06 06:13 PM   #92 
  - Oh please!  ShortnFiery   Sep-03-06 06:21 PM   #94 
  - Why not throw in 'gifted and talented'?  Zhade   Sep-03-06 06:57 PM   #97 
  - yet another page in the unending saga in the book of  datasuspect   Sep-03-06 06:59 PM   #98 
  - I'm confused  avedon   Sep-03-06 07:18 PM   #101 
  - I think it means when a young blonde woman is muderered...  Bluebear   Sep-03-06 08:23 PM   #105 
  - I think that's exactly what Omega means  LostinVA   Sep-03-06 08:45 PM   #113 
  - Nobody is forcing anybody to "follow" stories about missing/murdered  smirkymonkey   Sep-03-06 09:06 PM   #118 
  - People hate blond girls now? It's a shame, it is. Poor blondes  entanglement   Sep-03-06 08:54 PM   #114 
  - I Like White Blonde Girls Myself  Southpawkicker   Sep-03-06 08:57 PM   #115 
  - I guess slumming on DU is tough for some people.  TahitiNut   Sep-03-06 09:00 PM   #116 
  - !  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-04-06 12:05 AM   #129 
  - See, when I make fun of "blonde white girls"...  EOO   Sep-03-06 09:05 PM   #117 
  - This was helpful  Mr_Spock   Sep-03-06 09:13 PM   #120 
  - oh come ON  Skittles   Sep-04-06 04:53 AM   #131 
  - Oh come on...  haruka3_2000   Sep-04-06 05:04 AM   #132 
     - :D  Skittles   Sep-04-06 05:13 AM   #133 
        - This has to be one of the silliest threads  Karenina   Sep-04-06 02:54 PM   #159 
  - Slightly OT but I'm glad Karr's confession was phony  exlrrp   Sep-04-06 08:06 AM   #136 
  - It's not about hair color.  Marrah_G   Sep-04-06 08:08 AM   #137 
  - Oh, Marrah, what a horrible story.  Skidmore   Sep-04-06 10:05 AM   #140 
  - Horrible story, but thanks  Jed Dilligan   Sep-04-06 10:19 AM   #142 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-04-06 09:25 AM   #138 
  - Maybe we should dress up our freedoms as white blonde women  TheFriedPiper   Sep-04-06 10:22 AM   #143 
  - Now wait just a minute! I am a naturally blond, white lady  kineneb   Sep-04-06 11:29 AM   #151 
  - Cry me a fucking river  Chovexani   Sep-04-06 03:20 PM   #160 
  - no shit. I am with you...  jonnyblitz   Sep-04-06 03:23 PM   #161 
  - Read the fucking thread  omega minimo   Sep-04-06 07:54 PM   #163 
  - Locking  petersond   Sep-05-06 01:00 AM   #165 
 

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