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ProudProgressiveNow Donating Member (263 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-14-11 01:07 AM
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  -Latina commentator makes AMAZING point about the Tucson shooting on NPR bullwinkle428  Jan-13-11 10:28 AM   #0 
  - and remember Daniel Hernandez a latino saved Rep. Giffords  bdamomma   Jan-13-11 10:31 AM   #1 
  - K&R  ProudProgressiveNow   Jan-14-11 01:07 AM   #30 
  - !Verdad! k/r/nt  blondeatlast   Jan-13-11 10:38 AM   #2 
  - Shameless kick!  bullwinkle428   Jan-13-11 10:41 AM   #3 
  - Sometimes it takes the right person to say something that others have pointed out,  The Backlash Cometh   Jan-13-11 10:44 AM   #4 
  - I heard that. It made me stop in my tracks.  slackmaster   Jan-13-11 10:46 AM   #5 
  - I said the same thing to hubby.  NOLALady   Jan-13-11 10:54 AM   #6 
  - I took and gender, race and the media course. Like clockwork, black crime makes people say oh he was  jtown1123   Jan-13-11 11:03 AM   #7 
  - In Arizona if the killer had been Hispanic (or a Muslim, I suppose) the focus wouldn't be on mental  pampango   Jan-13-11 12:23 PM   #16 
  - Hello?  Action   Jan-14-11 08:59 AM   #50 
  - So Far It Has Only Been Lip Service  DallasNE   Jan-14-11 09:23 AM   #51 
  - Raul Labrador named one of five most successful Tea Party candidates in 2010  justiceischeap   Jan-13-11 11:04 AM   #8 
  - Sure it's hypocritical, but did that stop Sharron Angle from  bullwinkle428   Jan-13-11 11:55 AM   #14 
  - Yeah?  Enthusiast   Jan-14-11 03:23 AM   #33 
  - Unfortunately, she is correct!  MindandSoul   Jan-13-11 11:10 AM   #9 
  - She made a good point  Gothmog   Jan-13-11 11:18 AM   #10 
  - I agree, amazing point  kctim   Jan-13-11 11:30 AM   #11 
  - I think you're misreading. Obama wouldn't have villified a Latino shooter for being Latino.  Bette Noir   Jan-13-11 11:48 PM   #23 
     - No  kctim   Jan-14-11 08:28 AM   #49 
  - "more employers to be penalized for hiring brown people.."  Hello_Kitty   Jan-13-11 11:48 AM   #12 
  - She nailed it.  Jamastiene   Jan-13-11 11:50 AM   #13 
  - Yup.  Major Hogwash   Jan-13-11 10:17 PM   #18 
  - What's really ironic is that the young man who saved  Cleita   Jan-13-11 12:01 PM   #15 
  - Not necessarily. The Southwest used to be part of Mexico.  Bette Noir   Jan-13-11 11:51 PM   #25 
     - Thank you for reminding  Enthusiast   Jan-14-11 03:25 AM   #34 
     - Amen!  moose65   Jan-14-11 08:15 AM   #47 
     - That goes without saying, here in California too.  Cleita   Jan-14-11 01:23 PM   #54 
  - Fantastic. I was wondering when race would become an isse in the shooting.  newtothegame   Jan-13-11 04:13 PM   #17 
  - since the tea baggers have made race an issue since 2008  RainDog   Jan-13-11 10:53 PM   #19 
  - +1.  hay rick   Jan-13-11 11:23 PM   #21 
  - If not for President Obama's race  Enthusiast   Jan-14-11 03:27 AM   #35 
  - Almost a whole week? Amazing, considering this is DU.  LisaL   Jan-13-11 11:51 PM   #24 
  - yeah  RainDog   Jan-14-11 12:23 AM   #29 
  - It's not that race became an issue in the shooting. It is that race has been an issue  Bette Noir   Jan-13-11 11:55 PM   #26 
  - There was some Repub/Teabagger speculation within hours on Fox News  CakeGrrl   Jan-14-11 01:21 AM   #31 
  - The election of Obama proved  Enthusiast   Jan-14-11 03:30 AM   #36 
  - Man, then you must have been RABIDLY angry at the media during the D.C. sniper shootings...  newtothegame   Jan-14-11 08:13 AM   #45 
  - Another point missed...  liberation   Jan-14-11 02:09 AM   #32 
  - if the shooter was anything other than white  southmost   Jan-14-11 05:19 AM   #37 
  - Race is obviously not the issue. Religion may be.  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jan-14-11 07:09 AM   #41 
  - you seem to have an issue with race in politics in general  fascisthunter   Jan-14-11 08:14 AM   #46 
  - So true. If the shooter had been of the Muslim faith, the screaming would have been ear-shattering.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-13-11 11:08 PM   #20 
  - Well, if that isn't absolutely fucking true.  Zoeisright   Jan-13-11 11:47 PM   #22 
  - I really like NPR.  jonthebru   Jan-14-11 12:20 AM   #27 
  - She is 100% correct. Unfortunate, but oh so true.  Joe Fields   Jan-14-11 12:22 AM   #28 
  - When is an employer penalized for hiring someone because he's brown?  DissedByBush   Jan-14-11 06:37 AM   #38 
  - The conservative groups that oppose illegal immigration also want to limit/stop legal immigration.  pampango   Jan-14-11 07:22 AM   #43 
     - I'm against illegal immigration  DissedByBush   Jan-14-11 08:22 AM   #48 
  - Remember Juan Romero, the busboy that knelt by RFK's side and pressed Rosary Beads into his hands  mikekohr   Jan-14-11 06:57 AM   #39 
  - A bunch of DUers mentioned this, myself among them  lunatica   Jan-14-11 07:01 AM   #40 
  - Everything makes sense, except  theaocp   Jan-14-11 07:13 AM   #42 
  - Same when it was McVeigh. Hardly a thing was brought up about his "whiteness" or religion  judesedit   Jan-14-11 08:07 AM   #44 
  - sadly she's completely right  AmandaMae   Jan-14-11 09:25 AM   #52 
  - Lovely point -- and so true ...  defendandprotect   Jan-14-11 10:14 AM   #53 
  - Very good point. Same as if he were Muslim, or gay, or otherwise "Other".  benEzra   Jan-14-11 03:51 PM   #55 

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