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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 06:08 PM
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26. Criticism notwithstanding, I saw racism on the left with my own two eyes during the primaries!
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  -Let's Talk Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The Ugly Racism on the Fringe Left MrScorpio  Dec-13-10 05:53 PM   #0 
  - ...  Common Sense Party   Dec-13-10 05:56 PM   #1 
  - So now all criticism from the left is racist? Is that what you're honestly putting forth here?  MadHound   Dec-13-10 05:57 PM   #2 
  - It's not the criticism.....  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:00 PM   #5 
  - Ummm, did the left show any respect for Bush?  MadHound   Dec-13-10 06:03 PM   #14 
  - The Left didn't vote for Bush, and he did start two wars and crashed the economy......  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:07 PM   #24 
     - Ah, so critics are now either racists or 'Pugs in your eyes, hmm?  MadHound   Dec-13-10 06:11 PM   #37 
     - My vote/support FOR Obama was as much a vote AGAINST the Clintons!  Poboy   Dec-13-10 06:31 PM   #85 
     - Anyone who has had mostly negative feedback for this president  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:14 PM   #46 
  - Given your own vocalubary of choice on this site, Frenchie Cat  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:04 PM   #18 
     - FC's argument is spot on! n/t  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-13-10 06:09 PM   #28 
     - Well, no, it's not. She broad brushes all criticism  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:10 PM   #34 
     - I agree. nt.  Crystal Clarity   Dec-13-10 06:25 PM   #72 
        - Can you even paraphrase her "argument"?  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:26 PM   #74 
           - It's repeated below verbatim.  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:30 PM   #83 
           - I was addressing another poster, thanks.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:35 PM   #95 
           - Can you not be rude and condescending  Crystal Clarity   Dec-13-10 06:31 PM   #84 
              - So, is that a no?  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:34 PM   #91 
              - I'm gonna link this thread to my facebook,  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:34 PM   #94 
                 - I think you should, Frenchie Cat.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:38 PM   #97 
                    - If you didn't notice, I didn't write the article, nor did I post it........  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:43 PM   #105 
     - Understatement of the year  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #41 
     - +10000000000000000  QC   Dec-13-10 06:15 PM   #49 
  - The first paragraph says otherwise  arcane1   Dec-13-10 06:01 PM   #8 
  - Shutdown? I dunno... Is it perhaps the black author's POV isn't valid?  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:01 PM   #9 
     - I think that the author, and you, are reaching for any weapon in your defense of the president  MadHound   Dec-13-10 06:09 PM   #27 
     - I guess you're saying that Obama needs to grow a spine...  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:14 PM   #45 
        - Frankly I think a lot of our Democratic leaders need to grow a spine,  MadHound   Dec-13-10 06:20 PM   #58 
           - Still the point of the article isn't about criticism  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:32 PM   #88 
     - You're kidding, right?  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:09 PM   #29 
        - The writer pointed out instances where the race baiting was coming from the right  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:17 PM   #51 
           - Cornel West Calls Out Barack Obama  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:20 PM   #59 
           - In spite of his criticism  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:25 PM   #71 
              - why does barack demand more respect than we would give any other president? nt  boston bean   Dec-13-10 06:28 PM   #78 
              - "In other circles", my granny.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:28 PM   #79 
                 - True, the left has lots of disrespect for authority  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:39 PM   #99 
                    - Dismissing the left as a bunch of racists is despicable.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:41 PM   #101 
                       - Did you bother to read this point... It's in the first para  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:43 PM   #106 
           - replied at the wrong place, sorry!  LoZoccolo   Dec-13-10 06:21 PM   #63 
  - I encourage people not to take this bait.  Union Scribe   Dec-13-10 05:58 PM   #3 
  - Well, that didn't work, but I can't blame people for reacting to such slurs.  Union Scribe   Dec-13-10 06:27 PM   #77 
  - projection lol nt  msongs   Dec-13-10 05:59 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-10 06:00 PM   #6 
  - I don't think the race baiting is going to work against the left this time  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:00 PM   #7 
  - So let me ask you then......  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:03 PM   # 
  - No. Race baiting is called race baiting. n/t  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:05 PM   #20 
     - Like I said......denial isn't gonna work.  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:11 PM   #36 
        - I have no problem denying smears, projection or any other kind of manipulation.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:16 PM   #50 
  - Harry Reid has been called all of the above. the dumb, spineless, stupid,  boston bean   Dec-13-10 06:03 PM   #17 
     - I've never seen that here  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:08 PM   #25 
        - you never saw harry reid called spineless etc. You are right, nobody here calls obama the spineless  boston bean   Dec-13-10 06:09 PM   #31 
        - Oh I've seen that--I haven't seen the President called a "dumb black guy"  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:12 PM   # 
        - Apparently you haven't been paying attention  MadHound   Dec-13-10 06:21 PM   #64 
        - Uhhh...  Hell Hath No Fury   Dec-13-10 06:24 PM   #68 
           - No I have seen that  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:34 PM   #92 
  - The race card takes many forms. This is more original than some others NT  ProgressiveProfessor   Dec-13-10 06:01 PM   #10 
  - Recommended. Needs to be said. n/t  LoZoccolo   Dec-13-10 06:01 PM   #11 
  - Is that all you've got left? Yeah, that's the ticket...  jannyk   Dec-13-10 06:02 PM   #12 
  - It worked handily during the primaries  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:03 PM   #16 
  - Blatant race baiting. Shame on this author and shame on you. n/t  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:02 PM   #13 
  - Wow. What a pantload.  City Lights   Dec-13-10 06:03 PM   #15 
  - Yuck.  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 06:05 PM   #19 
  - Not a strong critique. "Spine" in particular is a race-neutral point of discussion.  DirkGently   Dec-13-10 06:05 PM   #21 
  - Bill Maher was saying that he was hoping that Obama would go "gangsta" on the Republicans.  LoZoccolo   Dec-13-10 06:06 PM   #23 
     - Billl Maher is a fucking Libertarian!! And he sure doesn't represent  jannyk   Dec-13-10 06:12 PM   #39 
     - I would say that's a ridiculous attempt to ascribe a comedians sarcasm to lot of other people.  DirkGently   Dec-13-10 06:14 PM   #47 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-13-10 06:05 PM   #22 
  - Criticism notwithstanding, I saw racism on the left with my own two eyes during the primaries!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-13-10 06:08 PM   #26 
  - ain't buying it  Skittles   Dec-13-10 06:09 PM   #30 
  - You win. If you really think,  walldude   Dec-13-10 06:10 PM   #32 
  - +1000  RetroLounge   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #42 
  - The writer isn't dismissing the validity of criticism  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:21 PM   #62 
  - No. The author is using race to dismiss criticism.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:23 PM   #66 
  - are you kidding?  cali   Dec-13-10 06:34 PM   #90 
  - TOTALLY on point! nt  Raine   Dec-13-10 06:32 PM   #86 
  - !!!  SammyWinstonJack   Dec-13-10 06:41 PM   #102 
  - So why does the CBC overwhelmingly oppose his Bush tax cut deal?  KamaAina   Dec-13-10 06:10 PM   #33 
  - wow.that's pretty low  fascisthunter   Dec-13-10 06:11 PM   #35 
  - he's been working his way up to it. isn't calling Duers racist against the rules? anyone know?? n  boston bean   Dec-13-10 06:12 PM   #38 
  - if he's calling out a group, I guess  fascisthunter   Dec-13-10 06:15 PM   #48 
     - "if"???  Individualist   Dec-13-10 06:42 PM   #103 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #44 
  - Unlike the ferocious criticisms unleashed against W?  eleny   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #40 
  - Seriously?  RetroLounge   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #43 
  - P.P.S.: It's not unheard of because Karl Marx and Upton Sinclair said racist stuff  LoZoccolo   Dec-13-10 06:17 PM   #52 
  - Or maybe he's just not a very good president.  Balbus   Dec-13-10 06:18 PM   #53 
  - Kicked! Sometimes the truth just needs to be told...  HipChick   Dec-13-10 06:18 PM   #54 
  - Thank goodness enough posters were available to chime in with it  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:19 PM   #55 
  - Except you'd get a very different POV  HipChick   Dec-13-10 06:23 PM   #67 
     - Oh, man. LOL -- let loose your innuendo where your argument breaks down.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:24 PM   #70 
        - Ain't that the truth!  Horse with no Name   Dec-13-10 06:32 PM   #87 
  - Especially when someone posts a big steaming pile like this one. n/t  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:21 PM   #61 
     - Republicans have always said that the Dems are the real racists. nt  boston bean   Dec-13-10 06:24 PM   #69 
  - I will "disrespect" ANYONE who --  Hell Hath No Fury   Dec-13-10 06:19 PM   #56 
  - What a bunch of Bull&*%@. n/t  Howler   Dec-13-10 06:19 PM   #57 
  - I thought Obama WAS a white progressive???  demwing   Dec-13-10 06:20 PM   #60 
  - Hey hey does anybody actually have anything to say about the points raised in the article? n/t  LoZoccolo   Dec-13-10 06:22 PM   #65 
  - Yeah, I'm wondering myself when folks are going to get around to that. nt  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 06:26 PM   #76 
  - Most won't. Knee jerking is the reaction about most things here.....  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:28 PM   #80 
     - I have a very nice letter from Dr. Gates that he wrote me  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:33 PM   #89 
        - So why so excited now?  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-10 06:37 PM   #96 
           - (Psssssssssst, Frenchie, it *is* race baiting.)  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:39 PM   #100 
  - this is a sad and pathetic piece  cali   Dec-13-10 06:25 PM   #73 
  - Insulting and moronic. Playing right into the hands of the right.  Peregrine Took   Dec-13-10 06:26 PM   #75 
  - DLC propaganda at its very worst.  Individualist   Dec-13-10 06:29 PM   #81 
  - What a stupid disgusting post Un rec n/t  Autumn   Dec-13-10 06:29 PM   #82 
  - I don't R-E-S-P-E-C-T lazy charges of racism.  LostInAnomie   Dec-13-10 06:34 PM   #93 
  - It's hard to watch  malaise   Dec-13-10 06:39 PM   #98 
  - This thread should have been locked 40 minutes ago.  EFerrari   Dec-13-10 06:43 PM   #108 
  - Well, this article comes with extra dickishness at no extra charge.  MrModerate   Dec-13-10 06:43 PM   #104 
  - Criticism is now racism?  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-13-10 06:43 PM   #107 
  - Locking  NRaleighLiberal   Dec-13-10 06:45 PM   #109 

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