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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-22-08 02:27 PM
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48. That's what I was thinking.
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  -Is "Socialist" an old codeword for "Black"? alfredo  Oct-21-08 08:23 PM   #0 
  - I don't think so...  skooooo   Oct-21-08 08:23 PM   #1 
  - Socialist translates to communism to many people  rebel with a cause   Oct-21-08 09:50 PM   #17 
     - In a way it is because "communism" is shorthand for "welfare." n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-22-08 12:40 AM   #27 
        - You can stretch connections, but the word..  skooooo   Oct-22-08 10:08 AM   #35 
           - Not for you it isn't. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-22-08 02:29 PM   #49 
  - No, it's just another term that they don't understand  Lorien   Oct-21-08 08:25 PM   #2 
  - Ding! YOU nailed it there.  NoSheep   Oct-22-08 11:48 AM   #44 
  - Exactly  Strawman   Oct-22-08 02:44 PM   #51 
  - Yes, this article is dead on  NeoTheo   Oct-21-08 08:28 PM   #3 
  - and you heard it used this way??  skooooo   Oct-21-08 08:34 PM   #7 
     - You bet!!!  NeoTheo   Oct-21-08 08:54 PM   #11 
     - Yes but not just against blacks, American Indians and other races fell into that catagory.  appleannie1   Oct-22-08 11:47 AM   #43 
  - Hoover wasnt the Lord of Language ...  Trajan   Oct-21-08 08:29 PM   #4 
  - They are grasping at straws, hoping some label will stick.  alfredo   Oct-21-08 08:35 PM   #9 
  - Its a fear-smear ...  Myrina   Oct-21-08 08:31 PM   #5 
  - It's code for beret wearing, pot smoking, go-teed, Molotov cocktail throwing radicals  bridgit   Oct-21-08 08:32 PM   #6 
  - Code word for "Jews" if anything..  skooooo   Oct-21-08 08:34 PM   #8 
     - By the fifties, the Jews were promoted to "Commies."  alfredo   Oct-21-08 08:37 PM   #10 
     - Yup. That is what the 'code' stood for 'in the day.'  Behind the Aegis   Oct-21-08 09:44 PM   #14 
     - I remember the hatred directed toward Jews during the Civil Rights era.  alfredo   Oct-21-08 09:50 PM   #16 
     - Bolshevik  bridgit   Oct-22-08 12:32 AM   #23 
     - I was going to say that even before I opened the thread...  Raksha   Oct-22-08 01:31 AM   #31 
  - Though it may have been used prior to 1924, it was  Cerridwen   Oct-21-08 09:22 PM   #12 
  - not directly, but they did use the "welfare" word,  leftofthedial   Oct-21-08 09:23 PM   #13 
  - I doubt it.  Canuckistanian   Oct-21-08 09:47 PM   #15 
  - Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered when he started focusing on worker's rights.  yardwork   Oct-21-08 09:54 PM   #19 
  - yes it is, and so it's "skinny"  Docente   Oct-21-08 09:53 PM   #18 
  - Soon it might have to be prefaced with Mr President.  alfredo   Oct-21-08 11:00 PM   #21 
  - WTF?  Earth Bound Misfit   Oct-22-08 01:01 AM   #30 
  - Of course it is...  JackRiddler   Oct-21-08 10:56 PM   #20 
  - Nah, it means commie and foreigner, but not black in my experience. /nt  dorkulon   Oct-21-08 11:05 PM   #22 
  - Commie, liberal, socialist = rightist propaganda smears  upi402   Oct-22-08 12:34 AM   #24 
  - No, it's a new codeword for "communist".  BlooInBloo   Oct-22-08 12:34 AM   #25 
  - NO, It's A Codeword for "RED" as in "RED SCARE" It's McCarthy Era BS n/t  Wiley50   Oct-22-08 12:37 AM   #26 
  - no, sorry, it's been used against all on the left, even white leftists  hfojvt   Oct-22-08 12:46 AM   #28 
  - NO! Socialist is a form of government . A lot of European countries incorporate socialistic ideals  wisteria   Oct-22-08 12:48 AM   #29 
  - One of the things most hated about Communists...  JackRiddler   Oct-22-08 01:39 AM   #32 
  - No, it's an old codeword for liberal  Jack Rabbit   Oct-22-08 01:54 AM   #33 
  - If called a Socialist, I wear the label with pride. Fuck em.  alfredo   Oct-22-08 10:02 AM   #34 
     - Whether you're a socialist or not, take it with a grain of salt  Jack Rabbit   Oct-22-08 10:45 AM   #39 
        - My blood is from the Mideast. There's even a town in Iran with my  alfredo   Oct-22-08 01:45 PM   #47 
  - Not unless Kerry, Gore and Clinton are black. It's a codeword for "Democrat".  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-22-08 10:16 AM   #36 
  - code for Democrats are going to take your money & give it to lazy people  aikoaiko   Oct-22-08 10:20 AM   #37 
  - It seems to be a new code word for black. Because, thank God, all the old code words  Aristus   Oct-22-08 10:26 AM   #38 
  - Wev'e been dominated by tyrrannical socialist for the last eight years!  goforit   Oct-22-08 10:47 AM   #40 
  - no I think it is code for "un-American" and is thrown in along with "pals around with terrorist,"  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-22-08 11:21 AM   #41 
  - No, and I think the article is using faulty logic.  Puregonzo1188   Oct-22-08 11:39 AM   #42 
  - No. Total fail.  anigbrowl   Oct-22-08 11:59 AM   #45 
  - Not Being Used That Way Right Now Whatsoever.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-22-08 12:00 PM   #46 
  - That's what I was thinking.  alfredo   Oct-22-08 02:27 PM   #48 
  - In a sense it always was.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-22-08 02:30 PM   #50 
     - Exactly. n/t  sfexpat2000   Oct-22-08 02:46 PM   #52 

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