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18. Racist who came out on top of a physical altercation. RWers are trying to make him an internet celeb
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  -What to make of Thomas Bruso aka "Epic Beard Man"... -..__...  Feb-19-10 07:14 PM   #0 
  - Obviously this man hasn't taken the civility class  notadmblnd   Feb-19-10 07:37 PM   #1 
  - I don't think anyone on that bus has, with the exception of 80's girl minding her own business.  piedmont   Feb-19-10 07:48 PM   #3 
     - "Amber Lamps"?  -..__...   Feb-19-10 08:02 PM   #7 
        - How dare you sir...  piedmont   Feb-19-10 09:02 PM   #11 
  - All I can say is  Canuckistanian   Feb-19-10 07:40 PM   #2 
  - Are you sugesting that they be "rounded up"? n/t  leeroysphitz   Feb-19-10 09:01 PM   #10 
     - Where did you get that from?  Canuckistanian   Feb-19-10 09:18 PM   #13 
        - Hold on. You make wild eyed assertions that hoards of deranged brutes are about to over run  leeroysphitz   Feb-19-10 10:09 PM   #20 
           - Wow, talk about hyperbole  Canuckistanian   Feb-19-10 10:32 PM   #30 
  - I think he's a little nuts...  superduperfarleft   Feb-19-10 07:51 PM   #4 
  - hero  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Feb-19-10 07:53 PM   #5 
  - +1000  proteus_lives   Feb-20-10 12:26 PM   #52 
  - Do you have access to records the rest of us don't?  Raineyb   Feb-21-10 07:11 PM   #75 
  - Several transcripts out there and a great deal of humor out there. Its a classic viral event  ProgressiveProfessor   Feb-19-10 08:01 PM   #6 
  - I'd say  guitar man   Feb-19-10 08:40 PM   #8 
  - Get the fuck off my bus!  -..__...   Feb-19-10 09:30 PM   #15 
  - Yep, that's him  guitar man   Feb-19-10 10:04 PM   #19 
  - so we know that the young guys started this?  PaDem   Feb-19-10 10:13 PM   #22 
     - That's what it looked like to me  guitar man   Feb-19-10 10:18 PM   #25 
     - yeah the young guy threw the first "punch"  PaDem   Feb-19-10 10:26 PM   #28 
        - I agree  guitar man   Feb-19-10 10:32 PM   #31 
           - what was said doesn't really matter.  dysfunctional press   Feb-20-10 12:00 PM   #46 
     - Young man escalated it. From that point on, any damage sustained is his fault.  anonymous171   Feb-19-10 10:20 PM   #26 
        - Yup. Starting a fight with a racist asshole is still "starting a fight". nm  Richard Steele   Feb-21-10 02:54 AM   #73 
  - Who started it isn't clear, but who finished it sure is.  Edweird   Feb-19-10 08:43 PM   #9 
  - I just hate how this story is supposed to have something to do with race relations in this countryNT  athenasatanjesus   Feb-19-10 09:05 PM   #12 
  - 2 assholes,0 winners.  yorgatron   Feb-19-10 09:24 PM   #14 
  - I used to ride AC transit every damn day  XemaSab   Feb-19-10 09:31 PM   #16 
  - The young man struck him first? What's he supposed to do?  timeforpeace   Feb-19-10 09:40 PM   #17 
  - Not ask the young man to shine his shoes?  PaDem   Feb-19-10 10:11 PM   #21 
     - Oh please. That is no excuse for assault and battery.  timeforpeace   Feb-19-10 10:17 PM   #24 
        - How would you know?  tabasco   Feb-19-10 11:28 PM   #35 
           - because it's the LAW.  dysfunctional press   Feb-20-10 11:59 AM   #45 
  - Racist who came out on top of a physical altercation. RWers are trying to make him an internet celeb  That Is Quite Enough   Feb-19-10 09:52 PM   #18 
  - Right wingers? What makes you think that?  -..__...   Feb-20-10 11:46 AM   #44 
     - Ok, lemme redact that. RACISTS are trying to make him into an internet celeb.  That Is Quite Enough   Feb-20-10 12:08 PM   #47 
        - The black guy inserted himself in to a conversation that he wasn't part of.  Hassin Bin Sober   Feb-20-10 12:42 PM   #57 
        - I don't think EBM's explanation is exactly reliable  fishwax   Feb-20-10 02:06 PM   #59 
           - But it certainly fits what we see in the video.  Hassin Bin Sober   Feb-20-10 03:24 PM   #61 
           - sort of -- but we don't see what happens before the video starts  fishwax   Feb-20-10 04:02 PM   #62 
           - What?  appal_jack   Feb-20-10 06:15 PM   #64 
              - It was nowhere near EBM's face  fishwax   Feb-20-10 06:46 PM   #65 
                 - Point taken.  appal_jack   Feb-20-10 06:58 PM   #66 
        - My black husband thinks Epic Beard Man is hilarious, the black guy  CBR   Feb-20-10 08:42 PM   #69 
  - I noticed you didn't post the link........  PaDem   Feb-19-10 10:15 PM   #23 
  - There was no real reason to.  -..__...   Feb-20-10 11:37 AM   #43 
  - How 'bout "crazy old racist?"...  misanthrope   Feb-19-10 10:25 PM   #27 
  - agree with you......  PaDem   Feb-19-10 10:27 PM   #29 
  - How about, "punk got his ass kicked"  Fast Dude   Feb-19-10 10:51 PM   #32 
  - Then you don't listen very well...  misanthrope   Feb-20-10 12:22 AM   #39 
  - Racism is a two way street  Fast Dude   Feb-20-10 04:59 AM   #41 
     - Racism is a two way street? Really? Have we changed the definition? n/t  Raineyb   Feb-21-10 07:13 PM   #76 
  - "I probably would have shot his sorry ass between the eyes"  Silent3   Feb-20-10 12:17 PM   #50 
  - The younger guy went 15 feet out of his way to strike the old man and get his ass beat.  piedmont   Feb-19-10 11:19 PM   #33 
  - Thank you. I don't get all the praise DUers are singing for this guy  That Is Quite Enough   Feb-20-10 12:13 PM   #49 
  - It's racist to give the black guy a pass just because he's black.  MindPilot   Feb-20-10 12:23 PM   #51 
  - Because he stood up for himself.  proteus_lives   Feb-20-10 12:28 PM   #53 
     - the "punk" is supposedly on his way back to prison...  MindPilot   Feb-20-10 12:33 PM   #56 
        - where did you hear that?  fishwax   Feb-20-10 02:08 PM   #60 
        - Dave Chapelle couldn't make this shit up,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Feb-20-10 08:34 PM   #68 
  - The only thing that's TRULY apparent is the punk started a fight and threw the first punch.  Hassin Bin Sober   Feb-20-10 12:57 PM   #58 
     - I was going by the video...  misanthrope   Feb-20-10 04:13 PM   #63 
  - Awesome video. "Pinky" beat that clowns ass.  Sirius1   Feb-19-10 11:20 PM   #34 
  - Important point: the older AA woman did NOT call the white guy "Pinky"  Romulox   Feb-21-10 12:20 AM   #71 
  - Jerk messed with the wrong guy. nt  Tim01   Feb-19-10 11:31 PM   #36 
  - seems like he's crazy and off his medication  fishwax   Feb-19-10 11:52 PM   #37 
  - I don't even think it is about 'epic beard man', I think its about violently predatory...  bridgit   Feb-19-10 11:55 PM   #38 
  - This is not Epic Beard Man's first video on Youtube.  piedmont   Feb-20-10 01:47 AM   #40 
  - Epic Beard Man T-shirts  Fast Dude   Feb-20-10 06:21 AM   #42 
  - I hope EBM sues the bus company for millions  MindPilot   Feb-20-10 12:10 PM   #48 
  - Epic Beard Man is a hero.  proteus_lives   Feb-20-10 12:30 PM   #54 
  - "Stop the war Mr Obama and I'm happy Bush isn't in office"  MindPilot   Feb-20-10 12:31 PM   #55 
  - He's a guy that defended himself.  LostInAnomie   Feb-20-10 07:03 PM   #67 
  - Epic...  CBR   Feb-20-10 08:51 PM   #70 
  - When Keepin' It Real Goes Wrong - Dave Chappelle style.  TexasObserver   Feb-21-10 02:43 AM   #72 
     - Nailed It  Supply Side Jesus   Feb-21-10 06:18 PM   #74 

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