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AZBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-21-07 06:28 PM
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19. Are people focusing on his Asian-ness? I hope not!
Maybe I just haven't seen it, but I was thinking (hoping?) that people saw the shooter as a troubled person, not an Asian person.
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  -Our Humanity by Margaret Cho-A korean comedian on the issue. IChing  Apr-21-07 02:21 AM   #0 
  - I am a white guy. I agree. The Vietnamise I work with were so  tmfun   Apr-21-07 02:40 AM   #1 
  - Good point about McVeigh - the least publicized terrorist in history.  The Count   Apr-21-07 02:55 PM   #8 
  - recommend  xchrom   Apr-21-07 04:46 AM   #2 
  - k+r  Blue_Tires   Apr-21-07 05:21 AM   #3 
  - Let me just say, oh, wow, did Cho say a mouthful without realizing  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-21-07 02:33 PM   #4 
  - she's aware of it  idgiehkt   Apr-21-07 02:43 PM   #6 
  - And then, there are the unifying moments like the Robertson spew on 9.11  The Count   Apr-21-07 02:58 PM   #10 
  - Carl Rowan put it this way  Morgana LaFey   Apr-21-07 03:54 PM   #16 
  - Thank you Morgana.  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-21-07 06:25 PM   #18 
  - I can remember my mother saying, if we heard about a horrible murder  Raksha   Apr-21-07 06:54 PM   #21 
  - "These Christian Groups Have Lost Their Minds"  Pacifist Patriot   Apr-22-07 08:11 AM   #22 
  - K&R...n/t  Madspirit   Apr-21-07 02:41 PM   #5 
  - Wow. This is so good. KNR. ....n/t  WiseButAngrySara   Apr-21-07 02:54 PM   #7 
  - Excellent!!  whereismyparty   Apr-21-07 02:58 PM   #9 
  - K&R  FloridaJudy   Apr-21-07 03:05 PM   #11 
  - Find a "race" to vent on, then vent on those horrible "mentally ill" folk.  bobbolink   Apr-21-07 03:07 PM   #12 
  - Wonderful blog entry...  Neecy   Apr-21-07 03:16 PM   #13 
  - Yep. I got angry as soon as they reported he was 'Asian' ... even before they named him.  TahitiNut   Apr-21-07 03:30 PM   #14 
  - I thought it was somewhat interesting since almost all school shootings stemmed from white guys  cryingshame   Apr-22-07 08:20 AM   #23 
  - Yes!  Solly Mack   Apr-21-07 03:33 PM   #15 
  - Right on Margaret you rock. This is why I got little satisfaction out of the  rhett o rick   Apr-21-07 04:17 PM   #17 
  - Are people focusing on his Asian-ness? I hope not!  AZBlue   Apr-21-07 06:28 PM   #19 
  - They saw him as a troubled, Asian person.  Lex   Apr-21-07 06:40 PM   #20 
  - I Love Margaret and she is right about this, but she is missing the other part that has me Outraged.  Up2Late   Apr-22-07 02:55 PM   #24 

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