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Mopar151 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-03-10 04:28 PM
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57. I wanna know why...
That so many "liberal", "Progressive" folks decry racisim in all its forms, but can't wait to pile on to a classist "NASCAR bashing" thread.
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  -During the broadcast of the NASCAR race Saturday night, one announcer made SURE DainBramaged  May-03-10 02:36 AM   #0 
  - Did they talk about the oil gusher in the Gulf? K&R nt  Union Yes   May-03-10 02:37 AM   #1 
  - Not a word.....  DainBramaged   May-03-10 02:46 AM   #2 
     - Figures..  Union Yes   May-03-10 05:14 AM   #3 
  - The point was maybe some viewers did not know the race was  Obamanaut   May-03-10 05:21 AM   #4 
  - Your assumptions are naive, to say the least, about people not knowing about Richmond  DainBramaged   May-03-10 07:10 AM   #8 
  - Not necessarily. Polio was a much more recent event than the  Obamanaut   May-03-10 07:30 AM   #10 
  - See reply #8  DainBramaged   May-03-10 07:33 AM   #11 
  - Don't you just hate it when all the posters don't see things the same  Obamanaut   May-03-10 07:37 AM   #13 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-10 07:39 AM   #15 
     - What I said...............  DainBramaged   May-03-10 08:30 AM   #18 
     - There's disagreeing about which baseball team is better...  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-03-10 09:13 AM   #26 
  - Wait, what? You call the civil war "War of Northern Aggression" in a serious fashion?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-03-10 09:12 AM   #25 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-03-10 09:44 AM   #33 
  - Considering the CONFEDRACY fired the first shots  TheMightyFavog   May-03-10 09:46 AM   #35 
  - I caught that, and it boggles my mind to realize a long time member here thinks like that...  DainBramaged   May-03-10 11:42 AM   #42 
     - "It was just a joke," it seems.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-03-10 11:49 AM   #43 
        - I have a few more choice words to respond to that with, but I am afraid they would be deleted  DainBramaged   May-03-10 01:01 PM   #51 
  - War of Northern Aggression?  KatyMan   May-03-10 12:56 PM   #50 
  - Actually it is not naive  nadinbrzezinski   May-03-10 12:25 PM   #46 
  - Sports announcers do that kind of thing ALL the time. The Sunday Fox Soccer  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:39 PM   #64 
  - When they race at Watkins Glen, NY  jberryhill   May-03-10 08:07 AM   #16 
  - On Fox Soccer's Sunday game in Liverpool, they made all sorts of Beatle  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:38 PM   #63 
     - Yes... remind me.... How many people were killed or enslaved by the Beatles? /nt  jberryhill   May-03-10 05:05 PM   #73 
  - I didn't know that  michreject   May-03-10 08:45 AM   #21 
  - Exactly. Facts is facts. nt  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:34 PM   #62 
  - To make sure people didn't think the race was in the East Bay city  taterguy   May-03-10 06:07 AM   #5 
  - It could just be the only thing they know about it... n/t  JHB   May-03-10 06:41 AM   #6 
  - Because it was the TRUTH?  lynne   May-03-10 07:02 AM   #7 
  - These clowns are pure Rethugs broadcasting the NASCAR races  DainBramaged   May-03-10 07:17 AM   #9 
  - "Mute" is your friend. All the races go around a track multiple, all the  Obamanaut   May-03-10 07:34 AM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-10 07:38 AM   #14 
  - Again, why not post your infinite knowledge of NASCAR in your own thread...  DainBramaged   May-03-10 08:34 AM   #19 
  - They start, they go around a closed track, they end. Race over. nt  Obamanaut   May-03-10 10:25 AM   #37 
  - Actually, a lot of us listen to the MRN (radio) play-by-play  Mopar151   May-03-10 12:21 PM   #44 
  - Mute the sound or go to the track. You won't hear the commentary over the roar.  lynne   May-03-10 09:34 AM   #30 
  - Then why the hell did you watch the damn race to start with  npk   May-03-10 04:44 PM   #68 
  - Larry MAC Reynolds is a threat to the English language!  Mopar151   May-04-10 03:19 AM   #78 
  - Truth is not always worthy of pride.  Dogtown   May-03-10 08:41 AM   #20 
     - As a Virginian, I take great pride in our capital and the people who live there -  lynne   May-03-10 09:41 AM   #31 
     - The announcer  Dogtown   May-03-10 11:38 AM   #40 
     - This is how it works  npk   May-03-10 05:01 PM   #70 
     - I think it's a beautiful city...  greencharlie   May-03-10 11:41 AM   #41 
     - Google Elizzbeth Van Lew  LostinVA   May-03-10 09:47 AM   #36 
        - I live in exurbia, Georgia.  Dogtown   May-03-10 11:29 AM   #39 
        - Really?  proteus_lives   May-03-10 04:21 PM   #55 
           - How much wallowing did you accomplish?  Dogtown   May-03-10 04:30 PM   #58 
        - yes, so nice...  greencharlie   May-03-10 12:46 PM   #48 
        - I've had a picnic right near Jeff Davis's grave. Nice view of the river. nt  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:43 PM   #66 
  - I'm not a NASCAR follower. Do the drivers drive backwards?  saltpoint   May-03-10 08:16 AM   #17 
  - so let me get this straight  BakedAtAMileHigh   May-03-10 08:52 AM   #22 
  - So you're still locked with their stereotypes....  DainBramaged   May-03-10 09:00 AM   #23 
     - No, it's not limited to the South...  jberryhill   May-03-10 09:30 AM   #29 
     - Hometown boys (top 10 finishers)  Mopar151   May-03-10 12:53 PM   #49 
     - how did NASAR begin?  BakedAtAMileHigh   May-03-10 09:44 AM   #32 
     - Whatever, enjoy your delusions......  DainBramaged   May-03-10 10:47 AM   #38 
        - you can deny reality all you like buddy  BakedAtAMileHigh   May-03-10 04:22 PM   #56 
     - Go, dude, go!  Mopar151   May-03-10 12:41 PM   #47 
  - Trackpass  One_Life_To_Give   May-03-10 09:04 AM   #24 
  - His point?  kctim   May-03-10 09:19 AM   #27 
  - Being from Indiana . . .  h9socialist   May-03-10 09:30 AM   #28 
  - you're entitled to your opinion, I guess  Mopar151   May-03-10 01:05 PM   #52 
  - FREEZE!  h9socialist   May-03-10 01:38 PM   #53 
     - You mean the $650K Dallara  Mopar151   May-03-10 04:17 PM   #54 
  - Naah NASCAR is more popular for a couple reasons  npk   May-03-10 05:13 PM   #74 
     - Another reality-free post..... n/t  Mopar151   May-04-10 03:21 AM   #79 
  - Just one of the hundreds of reasons I don't watch NASCAR. nt  asdjrocky   May-03-10 09:45 AM   #34 
  - +1  harun   May-03-10 12:24 PM   #45 
  - I wanna know why...  Mopar151   May-03-10 04:28 PM   #57 
  - so now decrying racism and ignorance is "classist"??  BakedAtAMileHigh   May-03-10 04:31 PM   #60 
  - You don't fight ignorance with ignorance....  Mopar151   May-03-10 05:01 PM   #71 
  - I don't 'get' it either. nt  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:43 PM   #67 
  - "NASCAR's Darkest Chapter is its Racism" from The Charlotte Post  BakedAtAMileHigh   May-03-10 04:31 PM   #59 
  - No one gives a shit about NASCAR's sexism. nt  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:42 PM   #65 
  - Well, it was the Confederate Capital and I'll bet a lot of folks don't know that. nt  Captain Hilts   May-03-10 04:33 PM   #61 
  - Do you also torture yourself by watching Fox News  npk   May-03-10 04:51 PM   #69 
  - I'm just glad Howard Cosell never broadcast racing.... n/t  Mopar151   May-03-10 05:04 PM   #72 
  - The only thing I found objectionable about this broadcast....  bvar22   May-03-10 10:47 PM   #75 
  - When will the hillbillies(former moonshiners runners)  classysassy   May-04-10 01:51 AM   #76 
     - How is it not a sport?  Mopar151   May-04-10 03:01 AM   #77 
 

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