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disillusioned73 Donating Member (963 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 01:54 PM
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58. If you live in a black & white world..
I guess.
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  -Martin Luther King: "But in the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard." sabrina 1  Aug-10-11 05:23 AM   #0 
  - K&R!!!! n/t  BeHereNow   Aug-10-11 05:46 AM   #1 
  - K&R  rucky   Aug-10-11 05:57 AM   #2 
  - I keep looking at this picture  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 02:17 PM   #26 
     - Absolutely no reason  rucky   Aug-11-11 08:04 PM   #63 
        - Lol, okay! I was struggling to try to make a connection  sabrina 1   Aug-12-11 02:06 PM   #74 
  - K&R  rug   Aug-10-11 06:07 AM   #3 
  - This is one of the best and most thoughtful posts I've read in awhile.  Pacifist Patriot   Aug-10-11 06:38 AM   #4 
  - Thank you for your kind words ...  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 07:22 AM   #15 
  - Also the language of the unheard sporting fan  Zywiec   Aug-10-11 06:43 AM   #5 
  - Are sports fans who go to such events subjected in their daily  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 06:54 AM   #6 
  - But to equate "sports riots" to the ones  disillusioned73   Aug-10-11 07:00 AM   #8 
     - Yes, I was not sure what the point was!  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 07:04 AM   #10 
     - A riot by any other qualifier is yet a riot...  LanternWaste   Aug-11-11 10:37 AM   #55 
        - If you live in a black & white world..  disillusioned73   Aug-11-11 01:54 PM   #58 
  - Have you ever wondered why sports fans riot?  fasttense   Aug-11-11 06:20 AM   #48 
     - I have never understood that either.  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 02:03 PM   #60 
     - there are a LOT of hormones released during sporting events.  Bluerthanblue   Aug-11-11 02:04 PM   #61 
     - Team Fealty  Frank1   Aug-12-11 03:09 PM   #77 
        - Interesting!  sabrina 1   Aug-12-11 07:36 PM   #78 
  - K&R  disillusioned73   Aug-10-11 06:58 AM   #7 
  - And now the nationalists are getting involved.  joshcryer   Aug-10-11 07:03 AM   #9 
  - Maybe they should have marched on Parliament  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 07:08 AM   #11 
     - You'd guess wrong.  joshcryer   Aug-10-11 07:12 AM   #13 
  - Strongly recommended.  H2O Man   Aug-10-11 07:11 AM   #12 
  - Excellent post.  marmar   Aug-10-11 07:13 AM   #14 
  - I'll second that!  Supersedeas   Aug-11-11 09:27 AM   #52 
  - True.  NYC_SKP   Aug-10-11 08:19 AM   #16 
  - See also: May 1979, San Francisco:  NYC_SKP   Aug-10-11 08:31 AM   #17 
  - Thank you for the reminder of those riots also.  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 01:28 PM   #21 
  - My keyboard broke when I posted mine  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-10-11 11:10 AM   #18 
  - I would like to read yours too, Ichingcarpenter.  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 01:58 PM   #25 
  - MLK's words do not condone  Bluerthanblue   Aug-10-11 11:44 AM   #19 
  - No, he did not condone it. But his point was made that  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 12:54 PM   #20 
     - I join you and everyone else in  Bluerthanblue   Aug-10-11 01:30 PM   #22 
        - MLK had a beautiful way with words:  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 01:45 PM   #23 
  - Thank you for posting this. I have been trying to communicate this, but I am no MLK. nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-10-11 01:52 PM   #24 
  - Me neither ZombieHorde, which is why I wanted to  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 02:47 PM   #27 
  - As always, it will be what happens after the riots wherein the pudding will be proved  gratuitous   Aug-10-11 02:57 PM   #28 
  - 'What will the ruling class do about this?'  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 03:29 PM   #29 
     - I don't pay much attention to recs/unrecs  gratuitous   Aug-10-11 04:02 PM   #34 
     - Well said:  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 04:53 PM   #35 
     - An unrec is a vote against peace and justice, a lack of strength.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Aug-10-11 09:30 PM   #40 
        - Yes, I suppose it is, at least in this thread.  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 01:58 AM   #47 
  - k&r  shanti   Aug-10-11 03:36 PM   #30 
  - Yes. He was murdered not long after he gave that speech.  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 03:41 PM   #32 
     - yes, very odd, isn't it?  shanti   Aug-10-11 07:46 PM   #37 
     - Yes, very. It's always the ones who are trying to  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 01:28 AM   #44 
     - It's also a commentary on the people who condemn  socialist_n_TN   Aug-11-11 10:27 AM   #53 
  - Thugs or freedom fighters? Depend on who you ask? Okay...  Zax2me   Aug-10-11 03:41 PM   #31 
  - What I have wondered is, have there ever been riots  sabrina 1   Aug-10-11 03:48 PM   #33 
  - You know Sabrina-  Bluerthanblue   Aug-10-11 06:24 PM   #36 
     - What a beautiful post.  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 12:49 AM   #42 
  - I heard an interesting interview with some of the rioters  Capitalocracy   Aug-11-11 08:54 AM   #51 
  - Thanks Sabrina!  swilton   Aug-10-11 09:18 PM   #38 
  - I was inside Watts during the riots, seeing the truth and hearing  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Aug-10-11 09:20 PM   #39 
  - Well, that's the problem for those of us just watching all of this  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 12:58 AM   #43 
     - "But for some of us, it's not that simple."  socialist_n_TN   Aug-11-11 10:32 AM   #54 
     - Ah, yes yes, lets do a study and then state the obvious.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Aug-11-11 09:26 PM   #65 
        - No study should have been necessary, that is true, but apparently  sabrina 1   Aug-12-11 02:07 AM   #72 
  - K&R nt  TBF   Aug-10-11 09:51 PM   #41 
  - It's just an excuse for those people to score free tv's.  Lucian   Aug-11-11 01:43 AM   #45 
  - That's a perfect quote  Cherchez la Femme   Aug-11-11 01:54 AM   #46 
  - The ignorance of some people is scary  sabrina 1   Aug-12-11 03:34 AM   #73 
     - Or maybe a U.S. just like the libertarian paradise Somalia would be better  Cherchez la Femme   Aug-12-11 03:08 PM   #76 
  - Fast forward to 2011 AMERICA--I'm seeing things in Chicago and Philadelphia,  Creideiki   Aug-11-11 07:11 AM   #49 
  - Well, I guess at the time MLK made that speech,  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 01:53 PM   #57 
  - What a condoner!  Capitalocracy   Aug-11-11 08:50 AM   #50 
  - Sorry!  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 01:46 PM   #56 
  - From you to all who have not heard (we can hope). Thank you!  JackRiddler   Aug-11-11 02:01 PM   #59 
  - why can't they be pragmatic, and vote for hope and change?  KG   Aug-11-11 03:21 PM   #62 
  - Too late to Rec.  NOLALady   Aug-11-11 08:31 PM   #64 
  - "I will continue to condemn riots, and continue to say to my brothers and sisters that this is not  Nye Bevan   Aug-11-11 09:39 PM   #66 
  - Kicked&Recommended!  butterfly77   Aug-11-11 09:46 PM   #67 
  - Thank you for this. There is so much more depth to these things than  saorsa   Aug-11-11 10:17 PM   #68 
  - I just watched Cameron on TV in Parliament and it was sickening  sabrina 1   Aug-11-11 11:46 PM   #69 
  - Thank you for this thoughtful and thought provoking post  suffragette   Aug-12-11 01:38 AM   #70 
  - We may also find ourselves in their shoes soon -- !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 02:01 AM   #71 
  - what a great post  dana_b   Aug-12-11 02:09 PM   #75 
  - Excellent OP. Can't rec but will surely kick.  Horse with no Name   Aug-12-11 07:44 PM   #79 
     - Thank you ~  sabrina 1   Aug-13-11 01:47 PM   #80 
 

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