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45. I totally agree with you, but we're bound to be flamed as "white supremacists" or whatever.

Racism is or isn't. There is no argument and not much gray area either...

Who's the apologist imbecile who that it was okay for Jamie Foxx to do that?
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  -Racism comes in all colors..... jus_the_facts  Apr-18-09 10:29 AM   #0 
  - What exactly was racist about that?  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:36 AM   #1 
  - I wasn't really clear if it was racist  Crazy Dave   Apr-18-09 10:40 AM   #6 
  - Yes, the woman said that, but not Jamie.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:42 AM   #9 
     - It's HIS he's responsible for the commentary. n/t  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 11:01 AM   #18 
  - The female radio host says "...that little white bitch...."  dem629   Apr-18-09 01:10 PM   #41 
  - I dont think it was racism, so much as just really really mean  Vanje   Apr-18-09 10:36 AM   #2 
  - No excuse for it either but I will give the guy credit for one thing...  Crazy Dave   Apr-18-09 10:37 AM   #3 
  - good because he was an asshole. women and girls get enough shit  roguevalley   Apr-19-09 05:50 PM   #140 
  - Sexist, crude, but not racist. (n/t)  jmm   Apr-18-09 10:37 AM   #4 
  - The term *white* was said several times....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 11:31 AM   #22 
     - The use of the term *white* doesn't make it racist.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-18-09 12:22 PM   #34 
     - Wrong.  H2O Man   Apr-19-09 08:59 AM   #101 
     - Double standard.  AngryOldDem   Apr-19-09 10:44 AM   #131 
        - History used to be taught in this country  lukasahero   Apr-20-09 01:50 PM   #142 
     - He didn't say it.  jmm   Apr-18-09 04:13 PM   #55 
     - If the same thing was said about Obama's daughters instead....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 07:05 AM   #83 
        - I'm still looking for the posts  noamnety   Apr-19-09 08:17 AM   #91 
        - Guess again....I'm a white bitch who should stay in her place.....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 08:28 AM   #92 
        - So where is the outrage about the sexism?  noamnety   Apr-19-09 08:41 AM   #94 
           - It isn't....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 08:43 AM   #95 
              - Huh?  noamnety   Apr-19-09 08:44 AM   #96 
        - Here.....only a few posts above yours....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 08:40 AM   #93 
           - Still looking for the posts  noamnety   Apr-19-09 08:45 AM   #97 
              - I said "it's all that and then some" in context with the post above it....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 08:49 AM   #98 
                 - THAT's your outrage?  noamnety   Apr-19-09 08:53 AM   #99 
                    - HUH? It's been said all over this thread....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 08:57 AM   #100 
                       - I'm still looking for YOUR outrage.  noamnety   Apr-19-09 01:27 PM   #135 
        - If somebody said the same thing about Obama's daughters  jmm   Apr-19-09 09:43 AM   #111 
     - and?  jeffrey_X   Apr-19-09 10:41 AM   #130 
  - I listened to it twice and still can't understand what they were saying.  SmileyRose   Apr-18-09 10:38 AM   #5 
  - The rundown:  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:42 AM   #7 
     - Yet if the same thing had been said about Jamie's daughter....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 10:47 AM   #10 
        - No, it wouldn't.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:51 AM   #13 
        - Oh I disagree....just flip the terms he used into *a gummy black bitch*....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 11:07 AM   #19 
           - You're assuming an equivalency  noamnety   Apr-18-09 11:29 AM   #21 
           - I don't assume anything....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 11:45 AM   #27 
           - Right on.  LBJDemocrat   Apr-18-09 12:10 PM   #32 
           - this is not the sort of thing you can expect people to understand on DU  Bill McBlueState   Apr-18-09 04:18 PM   #56 
           - the "power" thing broke down some time ago.  Hannah Bell   Apr-18-09 04:41 PM   #59 
           - It most certainly has not  Raineyb   Apr-19-09 09:44 AM   #113 
           - oh not this argument  paulsby   Apr-18-09 05:18 PM   #61 
           - Amazing isn't it...  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 07:32 AM   #86 
           - That is complete bullshit  whopis01   Apr-19-09 09:37 AM   #108 
              - I fully agree with this part of what you wrote:  noamnety   Apr-19-09 09:55 AM   #117 
           - Except Jamie never said "Gummy white bitch."  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 11:32 AM   #23 
              - We'll just have to agree to disagree then....he is responsible for what's said on his show....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 11:56 AM   #29 
                 - So you went from "his racist rant" to "responsible for what's said on his show" by other people.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 12:00 PM   #30 
        - I believe Jamie's daughter mother is caucasian..  butterfly77   Apr-18-09 11:32 AM   #24 
  - misogynistic, not racist.  noamnety   Apr-18-09 10:42 AM   #8 
  - Apparently nobody even *recognizes* that... eom  lukasahero   Apr-20-09 01:54 PM   #143 
  - Jamie Foxx was saying Mylie Cyrus is a no-talent corporate stooge.  baldguy   Apr-18-09 10:47 AM   #11 
  - he oughta know a no-talent corporate stooge when he meets one nt  msongs   Apr-18-09 10:56 AM   #16 
  - He said more than that. I am not saying it was racist, but it was  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 07:27 PM   #64 
     - He proved that he's a bigot.....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 08:14 AM   #90 
  - Well, it was certainly as offensive as...  Rage for Order   Apr-18-09 10:49 AM   #12 
  - It wasn't even on the same level as "nappy headed hos"  Raineyb   Apr-18-09 01:44 PM   #49 
     - Says you  Rage for Order   Apr-19-09 01:07 PM   #134 
  - I never heard of he like a grandson of Redd Foxx?  doctor jazz   Apr-18-09 10:54 AM   #14 
  - Actor/comedian who won the Oscar for playing Ray Charles in "Ray."  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:55 AM   #15 
     - Okay...well I never heard of those either but I do remember Redd Foxx  doctor jazz   Apr-18-09 10:57 AM   #17 
        - Never heard of Ray Charles.....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 09:01 AM   #102 
  - I think it was mean. Why are so many adults picking on this teen?  liberalmuse   Apr-18-09 11:13 AM   #20 
  - Poor little multimillionaire.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 11:35 AM   #26 
     - Hypocrisy knows no bounds either....Jamie is a poor multimillionaire too.  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 12:40 PM   #37 
     - She is 16. She may be a millionaire, but that doesn't mean shit.  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 07:30 PM   #65 
        - No, she didn't deserve it, but she can handle it.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 09:19 PM   #71 
           - That kind of talk messes up teenagers sometimes.  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 10:35 PM   #77 
              - That's my point.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:39 PM   #79 
                 - Money is not the key to happiness. Or the cure all.  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 10:43 PM   #80 
                    - It doesn't buy happiness, but it's a hell of a down payment.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 10:50 PM   #81 
  - Sexist, crude, but definitely not racist from Foxx  WeDidIt   Apr-18-09 11:34 AM   #25 
  - I heard nothing racist. Just silly subject matter not worth hearing.  NoSheep   Apr-18-09 11:49 AM   #28 
  - If you want to see some nasty racism  muffin1   Apr-18-09 12:06 PM   #31 
  - No, prejudice comes in all colors, but racism is is institutional, not personal  mitchum   Apr-18-09 12:19 PM   #33 
  - Both terms mean the same thing....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 12:37 PM   #35 
     - Except for that "discrimination" which is present in your definition of "racism"...  mitchum   Apr-18-09 12:51 PM   #38 
        - They are synonyms.....  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 01:04 PM   #39 
           - However, Mr Webster (or Mr Roget), you do realize that institutions...  mitchum   Apr-18-09 01:12 PM   #42 
              - Gosh Mr. could I have ever known that...  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 01:33 PM   #47 
                 - Y'know, I'm not the one who is seemingly incapable of making pointed distinctions  mitchum   Apr-18-09 01:45 PM   #50 
                    - So you've never been outraged at Rush Limbaugh and their ilk...  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 01:53 PM   #51 
                       - There is a pointed difference between demagogues influencing public policy...  mitchum   Apr-18-09 02:47 PM   #54 
                          - Everything revolves around public policy...  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 07:10 AM   #84 
  - Indeed it does, but this was a guest...  ProgressiveProfessor   Apr-18-09 12:40 PM   #36 
  - I missed the racist part....  BlooInBloo   Apr-18-09 01:08 PM   #40 
  - Where's Sharpton?  emilyg   Apr-18-09 01:13 PM   #43 
  - It's not Jamie Foxx's fault that Hannah Montana sucks  Hanse   Apr-18-09 01:27 PM   #44 
  - Nor is it her fault that Foxx sucks and so do his fans.  doctor jazz   Apr-18-09 06:43 PM   #62 
  - Ah, but Foxx is genuinely talented.  Hanse   Apr-18-09 11:26 PM   #82 
     - He's a talented bigot....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 07:35 AM   #87 
  - troof  d_b   Apr-18-09 06:56 PM   #63 
  - Fall off a cliff? Because you don't care for them.  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 07:33 PM   #67 
     - nah,  d_b   Apr-18-09 08:21 PM   #70 
  - Her fans are children! They suck?  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 07:32 PM   #66 
  - I totally agree with you, but we're bound to be flamed as "white supremacists" or whatever.  Deja Q   Apr-18-09 01:31 PM   #45 
  - Thank You...  jus_the_facts   Apr-18-09 01:44 PM   #48 
  - Do what?  me b zola   Apr-18-09 04:50 PM   #60 
  - So point out Jamie's racist words for us.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-18-09 09:36 PM   #73 
     - Jamie says "her punk ass"....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 09:05 AM   #103 
        - You're kidding, right?  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-19-09 09:43 AM   #112 
           - It's a jailhouse term that means fucked in the ass....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 09:51 AM   #115 
              - First, you say it's racist, then you say it's a jailhouse term?  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-19-09 10:01 AM   #119 
                 - It's both....he's a bigot. n/t  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 10:05 AM   #120 
                    - So you have nothing to back it up?  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-19-09 10:05 AM   #121 
  - You Obviously Don't Know The Difference Between Racism And Your Elbow.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-18-09 01:32 PM   #46 
  - OMC I tole ya if you need help with vocabulary, don't just copycat: it's spelt S-C-H-T-I-C-K  omega minimo   Apr-18-09 02:38 PM   #53 
     - Color Me Shocked! Omega Is Wrong Again! Who Woulda Thunk It?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-20-09 11:18 AM   #141 
  - I heard more making fun of her than racism, but..  mvd   Apr-18-09 02:26 PM   #52 
  - Who cares?  superduperfarleft   Apr-18-09 04:24 PM   #57 
  - Well if she is a fan of Radiohead then why should they tell her to fuck off?  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 07:47 PM   #68 
     - Sad isn't has nothing at all to do with what was said...  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 07:44 AM   #88 
     - Oh, I'd love to hear what the middle-aged white woman has to say about  superduperfarleft   Apr-19-09 09:48 AM   #114 
     - They should tell her to fuck off because they are real musicians.  superduperfarleft   Apr-19-09 09:51 AM   #116 
        - I didn't realize only certain people can be Radiohead fans.  Shell Beau   Apr-19-09 01:39 PM   #137 
           - "At least most people in this thread thought it was disgusting."  superduperfarleft   Apr-19-09 02:23 PM   #138 
              - Right!  Shell Beau   Apr-19-09 03:41 PM   #139 
  - It is only racist in that racism is at the root of 'white privilege' , which  tekisui   Apr-18-09 04:37 PM   #58 
  - Jamie enjoys the same privilege...  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 07:20 AM   #85 
     - Jaimie Foxx enjoys white privilege?  Raineyb   Apr-19-09 09:41 AM   #109 
  - no, not racist  fishwax   Apr-18-09 08:05 PM   #69 
  - I don't know what to classify what I heard , but it is vile for sure  UndertheOcean   Apr-18-09 09:27 PM   #72 
  - I don't think  polysciguy420   Apr-18-09 09:38 PM   #74 
  - It is kind of like "pick on people your own size". She is 16.  Shell Beau   Apr-18-09 10:37 PM   #78 
  - Not racist, sexist - revolting he'd talk about a young girl that way.  Avalux   Apr-18-09 09:44 PM   #75 
  - Sure it does, and Foxx' comment trends toward a form of racism if for no other reason...  bridgit   Apr-18-09 10:28 PM   #76 
  - I won't even get into if this is racist or not  dsc   Apr-19-09 08:06 AM   #89 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-19-09 09:05 AM   #104 
  - That makes no sense whatsoever.  AllieB   Apr-19-09 09:07 AM   #105 
  - Yeah....guess I should have voted for David Duke instead of Edwin Edwards....  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 09:12 AM   #106 
  - No, every single person can be racist -- as I think your post illustrates  LostinVA   Apr-19-09 09:18 AM   #107 
     - Thanks for pointing that out....since the poster's comment got deleted...  jus_the_facts   Apr-19-09 09:42 AM   #110 
     - Antirepubmachine: RIP  AllieB   Apr-19-09 09:57 AM   #118 
  - This thread is full of win  sniffa   Apr-19-09 10:07 AM   #122 
  - Among other things.  Heidi   Apr-19-09 10:11 AM   #123 
     - With just a pinch of Heidi  bridgit   Apr-19-09 10:18 AM   #125 
        - And a smidgeon of bridgit.  Heidi   Apr-19-09 10:23 AM   #126 
           - Guess it's up to us ~  bridgit   Apr-19-09 10:31 AM   #129 
              - Isn't it all, really?  Heidi   Apr-19-09 10:47 AM   #132 
  - The overall message I get from this thread is......  quickesst   Apr-19-09 10:18 AM   #124 
  - quickesst for the win.  Heidi   Apr-19-09 10:25 AM   #127 
  - Thank you n/t  Madam Mossfern   Apr-19-09 10:31 AM   #128 
  - I suspect you'd feel differently if you identified first by gender, rather than race. (nt)  Heidi   Apr-19-09 10:48 AM   #133 
  - the denial being expressed in this thread is telling...very n/t  ProdigalJunkMail   Apr-19-09 01:30 PM   #136 

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