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izzybeans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-27-09 04:43 PM
Response to Reply #94
101. I agree with that.
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  -I will post some links to what Black folk are writing about Gates... xultar  Jul-27-09 02:36 PM   #0 
  - give it a rest  Howardx   Jul-27-09 02:38 PM   #1 
  - Isn't that what you are doing. There are 1000 threads on this. I'm giving a Black POV  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:41 PM   #7 
     - "The Black POV"?  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 02:47 PM   #14 
        - A-black POV...my POV a POV OF A 40 year old black woman. Is that better?  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:55 PM   #21 
        - Yes.  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 02:57 PM   #26 
           - Glad I could make you happy. Want fries with that? ROFL.  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:58 PM   #29 
              - You really do enjoy being an ass, don't you?  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 03:01 PM   #32 
                 - Look, read this...then we can walk away friends.  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:17 PM   #44 
                    - I felt validated when Obama said...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 03:28 PM   #54 
                    - Oh, I agree with you there, absolutely.  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 03:34 PM   #64 
                    - I'm gonna PM you my number so we can chat. k  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:43 PM   #71 
                       - Got it. Thanks.  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 03:49 PM   #77 
                    - My problem is this  Raineyb   Jul-27-09 04:27 PM   #92 
                       - I think the cop got angry because Gates called him a racist. I've said before  xultar   Jul-27-09 04:39 PM   #95 
                          - I've since heard the call that Crowley made back to dispatch or whatever  Raineyb   Jul-27-09 09:11 PM   #112 
        - xultar said "a Black POV" not "the Black POV"...  Jade Fox   Jul-27-09 02:57 PM   #25 
           - She said "what black folk think" in her OP.  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 02:58 PM   #28 
              - I am posting articles of what some black folk think. Did you read that part?  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:59 PM   #30 
              - Yes, I did.  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 03:02 PM   #35 
              - What you did assume.....  Jade Fox   Jul-27-09 03:05 PM   #37 
                 - Oh, please.  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 03:07 PM   #39 
                    - Sorry, but.....  Jade Fox   Jul-27-09 03:15 PM   #42 
                       - Shall we agree to disagree, then?  SeattleGirl   Jul-27-09 03:37 PM   # 
  - Why do you say 'folk?'  leftstreet   Jul-27-09 02:39 PM   #2 
  - That is how I speak. I'm a commedian.  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:39 PM   #3 
  - not to me  Schema Thing   Jul-27-09 02:40 PM   #4 
  - I hear that all the time.  Fuzz   Jul-27-09 02:45 PM   #13 
  - I use "folk" all the time.  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 03:30 PM   #57 
  - People use the colloquialisms they have learned.  Caliman73   Jul-27-09 03:32 PM   #60 
  - leftstreet, where I come from, folk say gay folk, straight folk, hispanic folk, white folk,  bertman   Jul-27-09 04:42 PM   #98 
  - It's not a question of 'racist pigs' -- it's and issue of a racist system.  damntexdem   Jul-27-09 02:40 PM   #5 
  - That's one example out of many, many blogs and article out there  AspenRose   Jul-27-09 02:41 PM   #6 
  - I said I'd be posting more. Give a Sistah a break.  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:41 PM   #8 
     - You're not going to convince some people  ellacott   Jul-27-09 02:45 PM   #11 
        - I know. It is funny. You know what I noticed...there was a bandwagon on this  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:54 PM   #20 
           - Tim Wise has been doing some good writing on this subject  ellacott   Jul-28-09 09:21 AM   #115 
  - The Invisible Dialogue on Social Class in the Black Community  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:43 PM   #9 
  - Police officers and professors are both solidly middle class.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-27-09 02:45 PM   #12 
     - So the cop didn't recognize someone from his own class?  leftstreet   Jul-27-09 02:47 PM   # 
     - Police officers and professors are both solidly middle class?  Fire1   Jul-27-09 02:53 PM   # 
     - Okay, Okay.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-27-09 03:47 PM   #75 
     - They're solidly 'upper middle class?' That's even more  Fire1   Jul-27-09 04:07 PM   #86 
        - How so?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-27-09 04:42 PM   #99 
           - Missed that part. My bad. n/t  Fire1   Jul-27-09 04:47 PM   #102 
     - Professors really don't make that much...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 08:39 PM   #110 
     - I disagree. Not EVERY TIME! Maybe 70% or whatever,  fire lake   Jul-27-09 03:17 PM   #45 
     - You honestly think a cop and a Harvard prof make the same money?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-27-09 03:37 PM   #68 
        - The average, of course, is scewed by the top earners.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-27-09 03:47 PM   #74 
           - Gates is pulling in a lot more than $250k/year.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-27-09 03:49 PM   #76 
              - How do you know? eom  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 04:05 PM   #85 
              - Common sense.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-27-09 04:43 PM   #100 
              - I hire a car and driver all the time...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 08:36 PM   #109 
              - He has a driver, per police report.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-27-09 05:09 PM   #104 
                 - Hired driver...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 08:35 PM   #108 
              - No shit, Sherlock.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-27-09 06:44 PM   #106 
  - Wow, you are getting some shit, eh?  Fuzz   Jul-27-09 02:44 PM   #10 
  - It's because I act like an asshole.  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:47 PM   #16 
     - I live in NJ, so I'm used to assholes I guess.  Fuzz   Jul-27-09 02:53 PM   #18 
  - It goes beyond Gates, that's why all sorts of people are upset by this.  mix   Jul-27-09 02:47 PM   #15 
  - Who the hell are you to say white people can't be more outraged than black people?  Tim01   Jul-27-09 02:51 PM   #17 
  - It seems to me that DU is just being DU. Some are perpetually outraged, others always skeptical.  Buzz Clik   Jul-27-09 02:56 PM   #24 
  - You know. You are right. Maybe that is what it takes. I'm being very narrow in my  xultar   Jul-27-09 02:58 PM   #27 
  - Time and again we see threads at DU telling us how were are "way out there" in our reactions.  Buzz Clik   Jul-27-09 02:54 PM   #19 
  - Judging from how your threads  pecwae   Jul-27-09 02:55 PM   #22 
  - I'd unrecc my own threads if I could. I give a rats ass about unrecc really.  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:01 PM   #31 
  - I used to think that way, too  KamaAina   Jul-27-09 03:02 PM   #33 
  - Just guessing (I haven't unrec'd xultar), but it could be that a lot of us have tussled with cops.  Buzz Clik   Jul-27-09 03:02 PM   #34 
     - OK. You got me. I'm white.  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:06 PM   #38 
        - I didn't say that, did I? Shit -- it was said on this thread by someone else.  Buzz Clik   Jul-27-09 03:09 PM   #40 
           - I am sincere, but that was a joke reply...Read what I posted above...Link in post  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:22 PM   #50 
  - Funny, I didn't realize you could tell "race" through a modem..  Fumesucker   Jul-27-09 02:56 PM   #23 
  - On another forum I've been 'accused' of being black.  Fuzz   Jul-27-09 03:57 PM   #79 
  - *****ATTENTION***** I could give a rats ass about the unrec feature...  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:04 PM   #36 
  - Right on! The line about privilege speaks volumes...  fire lake   Jul-27-09 03:09 PM   #41 
  - Actually, she's completely full of shit on that issue, and you make that point in spades.  Buzz Clik   Jul-27-09 03:19 PM   #47 
     - Never tune people out because we can always learn from others!  fire lake   Jul-27-09 03:26 PM   #52 
        - Well said, fire lake, and welcome to DU!  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 03:34 PM   #63 
           - Hey, so THAT'S what Aerosmith were saying in one of my fave tunes!  fire lake   Jul-27-09 03:38 PM   #69 
              - All you ever really need to know can be found...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 04:14 PM   #89 
  - K and R  cwydro   Jul-27-09 03:15 PM   #43 
  - unreccomend...I'm going for the most unrecommends.  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:18 PM   #46 
     - Lol!  cwydro   Jul-27-09 04:10 PM   #87 
  - Screw it, xultar. A lot of people are asking sincere questions of you, and you're pissing on them.  Buzz Clik   Jul-27-09 03:20 PM   #48 
  - We need to chat on the phone. How do I get my number to you?  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:45 PM   #72 
  - Have You Seen This Yet ???  WillyT   Jul-27-09 03:22 PM   #49 
  - That is true. But what scares me are the bruthas who aren't Gates.  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:28 PM   #55 
     - Oh I Totally Agree...  WillyT   Jul-27-09 03:37 PM   #66 
  - "I simply want to know the facts"  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 03:23 PM   #51 
  - me too. After seeing new stuff come out. It is more class than race and more men  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:32 PM   #59 
     - Classism is the new racism...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 03:37 PM   #67 
        - Which is why I can't figure out why Poor Republicans vote Republican.  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:46 PM   #73 
           - Well, I think what you're seeing is the remnants of racism there.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-27-09 03:51 PM   #78 
           - That shit don't make no sense. Why they vote for people who could give  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:58 PM   #80 
              - Fuck if I get it. Couldn't explain it past that if I tried.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-27-09 04:00 PM   #83 
           - Beats the hell out of me too...  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 04:03 PM   #84 
  - give it a rest  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-27-09 03:26 PM   #53 
  - On that note...play xultar off piano cat....  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:59 PM   #81 
  - As a woman of color, I get the distinct impression that you're  EFerrari   Jul-27-09 03:28 PM   #56 
  - See, we can agree on that. I'm worried about my dad and my brother. Gates  xultar   Jul-27-09 03:31 PM   #58 
     - Agree on that, too, and he said so himself.  EFerrari   Jul-27-09 03:36 PM   #65 
     - I know when I got back from Australia, I could have eaten puppies I was so frustrated.  xultar   Jul-27-09 04:42 PM   #97 
        - My flight back from Europe was shorter and I felt like I was on acid.  EFerrari   Jul-27-09 05:20 PM   #105 
     - Oh God I hope so!  JuniperLea   Jul-27-09 04:19 PM   #90 
  - It may or may not be about race but the fact that he showed id and still got arrested in his own  izzybeans   Jul-27-09 03:32 PM   #61 
  - 80% of me agrees with you. 20% of me that knows not to piss off a cop  xultar   Jul-27-09 04:33 PM   #94 
     - I agree with that.  izzybeans   Jul-27-09 04:43 PM   #101 
     - how do you know he went 'off on a cop'?  ShamelessHussy   Jul-27-09 09:08 PM   #111 
  - So, people should basically have an open mind and withhold judgment until the facts are known?  Skip Intro   Jul-27-09 03:34 PM   #62 
  - KillJoy...  WillyT   Jul-27-09 03:40 PM   #70 
  - ummm...forgive me for asking this, but...  pipi_k   Jul-27-09 04:00 PM   #82 
  - That is soo true. I'd just assumed. But you're right.  xultar   Jul-27-09 04:27 PM   #91 
  - There's this thing in linguistics called "register."  Karenina   Jul-27-09 04:31 PM   #93 
  - um... "son of a police officer"  ContinentalOp   Jul-27-09 04:11 PM   #88 
  - I see your point. But if that line weren't in there what would you think?  xultar   Jul-27-09 04:40 PM   #96 
     - I agree with much of it, but totally disagree with the conclusion.  ContinentalOp   Jul-27-09 09:25 PM   #113 
  - Doesn't sound like this Boyce guy knows  truedelphi   Jul-27-09 04:47 PM   #103 
  - The line about the Duke lacrosse team tells me everything I need to know about the author.  Libertyfirst   Jul-27-09 07:03 PM   #107 
  - I think you should probably start another "black folk" thread about the issue...nt  SidDithers   Jul-27-09 09:33 PM   #114 
 

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