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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 06:34 PM
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4. she's a bigot -- no surprise there
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  -Dr. Laura repeatedly says 'n----r' on the air, apologizes Newsjock  Aug-11-10 06:27 PM   #0 
  - "I am my kid's bigot."  Bluebear   Aug-11-10 06:28 PM   #1 
  - - - -  saltpoint   Aug-11-10 07:44 PM   #14 
  - gawd she is one stupid fucking woman  Skittles   Aug-11-10 06:32 PM   #2 
  - Mr. Olbermann...can you include this woman the next time you say...  Duke Newcombe   Aug-11-10 06:33 PM   #3 
  - or when he says  Blue Owl   Aug-12-10 10:55 AM   #56 
  - she's a bigot -- no surprise there  fishwax   Aug-11-10 06:34 PM   #4 
  - Sad to say she'll probably gain listeners for it. What a weird, sad, sick world is talk radio. nt  blondeatlast   Aug-11-10 06:36 PM   #5 
  - Would it be crass for people to start calling in to her show and calling her a "kike"? Just curious.  kestrel91316   Aug-11-10 07:29 PM   #6 
  - The definition of a Kike is a jew who is so awful that even fellow jews can't stand them.....  slampoet   Aug-12-10 10:03 AM   #34 
  - Can someone please list the rules for proper use of the word?  PavePusher   Aug-11-10 07:31 PM   #7 
  - Do you have some great desire to run around saying "n****r" or something?  marmar   Aug-11-10 07:35 PM   #8 
  - Hmmm, perhaps I should have used the 'sarcasm' tag....  PavePusher   Aug-11-10 07:44 PM   #13 
     - Sorry, but someone from outside of a given racial or ethnic group shouldn't be using such words....  marmar   Aug-11-10 07:57 PM   #15 
     - So it would be O.K. for Whoopi Goldberg to say it, but not Joy Behar?  PavePusher   Aug-12-10 09:53 AM   #31 
        - It would be clearer that it was being used sarcastically  wtmusic   Aug-12-10 09:59 AM   #32 
        - Yes, you are.  marmar   Aug-12-10 09:59 AM   #33 
        - Eminem doesn't use the term? Really?  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-10 10:10 AM   #37 
           - 50 Cent sung the Intro  JonLP24   Aug-12-10 10:13 AM   #39 
           - Eminem is conspicuously absent from the intro, n'est-ce pas?  marmar   Aug-12-10 10:16 AM   #42 
              - So he releases a song under his own name whose first line is "I love niggas"  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-10 10:51 AM   #52 
                 - I really don't know what you're supposed to think....  marmar   Aug-12-10 10:53 AM   #53 
                 - Amen.  slampoet   Aug-12-10 10:55 AM   #55 
                 - You're the one who claimed that he "doesn't use the term" because he "get's it".  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-10 11:01 AM   #59 
                    - That's not the spelling used in the song. Your slip is showing.  Ignis   Aug-12-10 08:18 PM   #75 
                       - I FINALLY GET IT! It's offensive to say "niggers" but perfectly fine to say "niggas"!  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-10 09:05 PM   #78 
                          - No, it's offensive for you to say either.  Ignis   Aug-13-10 11:45 AM   #87 
                             - But it's not offensive for Eminem to release a song containing the word "niggas"  Nye Bevan   Aug-13-10 12:15 PM   #90 
                                - How often does Eminem say that word in the song?  Ignis   Aug-13-10 12:23 PM   #91 
                                   - There's a tape of him saying "I don't like that nigger shit/ I'm just here to make a bigger hit"  Nye Bevan   Aug-13-10 12:36 PM   #93 
                                      - Oh, you read Rap News Network?  Ignis   Aug-13-10 12:46 PM   #94 
                                         - OK, we get it. You don't like people saying the "N word" but you are an Eminem fan  Nye Bevan   Aug-13-10 12:54 PM   #95 
                                         - Reading is fun and mental. Post #91: "I'm not a fan"  Ignis   Aug-13-10 01:00 PM   #96 
                 - Beastie Boys did a similar thing with "Get It Together."  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-12-10 06:27 PM   #67 
                    - What about a mixed race person?  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-10 09:07 PM   #80 
                       - Why the hell are you so interested in the whens and whys of using the word.  Raineyb   Aug-13-10 10:51 AM   #85 
        - Yes, that is correct. Any other questions?  Ignis   Aug-12-10 08:15 PM   #74 
     - You could always go to Compton, Watts, Harlem, or Houston's Fifth Ward and use the word loudly...  MilesColtrane   Aug-11-10 08:28 PM   #22 
  - There is no "proper" use for that word  Canuckistanian   Aug-11-10 08:33 PM   #24 
  - When one Black person says it to another it cancels itself out  Erose999   Aug-12-10 10:25 AM   #44 
  - Sure, it's easy. If you're white, don't use it. n/t  superduperfarleft   Aug-12-10 10:49 AM   #51 
  - TOO MANY RULES!  Ignis   Aug-12-10 08:19 PM   #76 
  - If you're white, don't use it.  lukasahero   Aug-12-10 11:13 AM   #63 
  - So the rules are based on.... racism. Got it.  PavePusher   Aug-12-10 07:48 PM   #72 
     - Do you have some overwhelming need to use the word? The rules are simple. Don't fucking use the  Raineyb   Aug-12-10 07:57 PM   #73 
     - No, they're based on a history of oppression and slavery.  Ignis   Aug-12-10 08:21 PM   #77 
     - Nope - they're based on common courtesy  lukasahero   Aug-13-10 10:30 AM   #81 
     - No...the rules are based on consideration, as well as a few other things like  pipi_k   Aug-13-10 10:38 AM   #82 
     - lol -- yeah, it's so racist that white people can't use the n-word  fishwax   Aug-13-10 10:53 AM   #86 
        - Can you believe this shit?  Ignis   Aug-13-10 11:46 AM   #88 
  - How about this  Johnny2X2X   Aug-13-10 04:29 PM   #97 
  - "Dr." Laura is a piece of mierda.....  marmar   Aug-11-10 07:37 PM   #9 
  - Indeed. n/t  Scurrilous   Aug-11-10 07:39 PM   #10 
  - It was only a matter time before that woman would show her true colors.  political_Dem   Aug-11-10 07:43 PM   #11 
  - Really. I'm not surprised at all.  Raineyb   Aug-12-10 10:15 AM   #40 
  - Great advice. What you said presents more truth than anything Dr. Laura would say.  political_Dem   Aug-12-10 10:38 AM   #46 
  - This is true no matter WHAT the configuration.  Karenina   Aug-12-10 11:05 AM   #60 
     - Quite true.  Raineyb   Aug-12-10 07:10 PM   #70 
  - Huh...I saw her true colors back in 1995...  pipi_k   Aug-13-10 10:42 AM   #83 
  - I was four or maybe five years old.  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Aug-11-10 07:43 PM   #12 
  - I was 5  JustAnotherGen   Aug-12-10 10:15 AM   #41 
     - My mother, too  wryter2000   Aug-13-10 12:24 PM   #92 
  - OMG. Did this really happen?  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-11-10 08:01 PM   #16 
  - Yes  Newsjock   Aug-11-10 08:08 PM   #17 
  - showing her true colors  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-11-10 08:09 PM   #18 
     - She's shown lots of "things."  jaysunb   Aug-11-10 08:14 PM   #20 
        - lol. I remember when those photos were released. The internet just about shut down  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-11-10 08:15 PM   #21 
           - I still have mine and look at them  jaysunb   Aug-11-10 08:35 PM   #26 
              - I would listen to her in the 80s, she was lib, then all of a sudden she went hard right  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-11-10 08:38 PM   #28 
              - She was exploiting the prevailing political mood.  closeupready   Aug-13-10 11:48 AM   #89 
  - One of them had to kick through that door and since no one has cared about her in years  underpants   Aug-12-10 06:35 PM   #69 
  - This should qualify her for  AsahinaKimi   Aug-11-10 08:11 PM   #19 
  - K&R #19 n/t  UTUSN   Aug-11-10 08:32 PM   #23 
  - I bet it felt good too. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Aug-11-10 08:34 PM   #25 
  - There we go. As if we needed ANOTHER reason to switch her program off.  closeupready   Aug-11-10 08:35 PM   #27 
  - "pulled myself off the air for the rest of the show."  pinboy3niner   Aug-11-10 08:40 PM   #29 
  - ?Did she REALLY? WHO does she think she IS - LIMBOsevich?!1 n/t  UTUSN   Aug-11-10 08:42 PM   #30 
  - More like somebody yanked her off her mike by her hair and she  DevonRex   Aug-12-10 10:04 AM   #35 
  - To be fair, Robert Byrd used that word on TV in 2001  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-10 10:05 AM   #36 
  - No, The Rule is ...  Kweli4Real   Aug-12-10 10:35 AM   #45 
     - Nye Bevan is just confirming he lives in Stamford, CT by his comments.  slampoet   Aug-12-10 10:44 AM   #49 
        - Aw, c'mon. Give Stamford a break.  KamaAina   Aug-12-10 06:29 PM   #68 
  - Dr. Laura is a worthless diseased prostitute...oops, oh, I apologize...  joeybee12   Aug-12-10 10:13 AM   #38 
  - You should be prostitutes !!!!!  marmar   Aug-12-10 10:19 AM   #43 
     - I know, i know...  joeybee12   Aug-12-10 10:40 AM   #47 
  - She still has listeners??  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-12-10 10:42 AM   #48 
  - She didn't call the woman the "N" word did she?? Just using it, especially when  cbdo2007   Aug-12-10 10:47 AM   #50 
  - Dr. Laura's conclusion was that the N-word SHOULD be used.  slampoet   Aug-12-10 10:53 AM   #54 
  - Did you actually hear it on the Laura show or are you basing that on the OP?  cbdo2007   Aug-12-10 11:15 AM   #64 
     - Listen to the show.  slampoet   Aug-12-10 11:18 AM   #65 
  - the problem was that...  pipi_k   Aug-13-10 10:48 AM   #84 
  - Nader?  derby378   Aug-12-10 10:56 AM   #57 
  - i didn't even know she was still on the air...  Blue_Tires   Aug-12-10 10:58 AM   #58 
  - This is probing new depths of the rabbit hole...  Karenina   Aug-12-10 11:07 AM   #61 
  - It would be wonderful if this ignorant, hate-filled, bigoted hipocrite were pulled of the air. n/t  leeroysphitz   Aug-12-10 11:09 AM   #62 
  - But she's a doctor !1!!  Permanut   Aug-12-10 06:23 PM   #66 
  - Me and my boyz call each other "Cracker"  Freetradesucks   Aug-12-10 07:24 PM   #71 
  - Typical Dr Laura  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Aug-12-10 09:07 PM   #79 

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