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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:41 AM
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Poll question: Poll: Do black babies commit too much crime in America?

Poll result (67 votes)
Fuck Bill Bennett (2 votes, 3%)Vote
Fuck Bennett and his radio network. (21 votes, 31%)Vote
Fuck Bennett (1 votes, 1%)Vote
Screw that MFer Bennett (2 votes, 3%)Vote
Drop Bennett in Harlem at night (41 votes, 61%)Vote
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  - tough question  sniffa   Sep-30-05 08:43 AM   #1 
  - Classic poll.  tasteblind   Sep-30-05 08:43 AM   #2 
  - Is the last option supposed to be ironic?  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-30-05 08:45 AM   #3 
  - who said anything about violence?  skooooo   Sep-30-05 08:47 AM   #8 
  - Oh right, you mean drop Bill Bennet off for tea and cakes then...  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-30-05 08:48 AM   #10 
  - whatever...  skooooo   Sep-30-05 08:52 AM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-30-05 08:57 AM   #23 
  - More "it's PC" from those who want to make stereotypical jokes without  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-30-05 09:00 AM   #28 
  - ok, if you prefer  IkeWarnedUs   Sep-30-05 10:26 AM   #49 
  - nice fucking try  DS1   Sep-30-05 08:53 AM   #18 
  - Good point, SCQ.  southlandshari   Sep-30-05 08:52 AM   #15 
  - No, for a friendly game of poker, that's all. nt  blondeatlast   Sep-30-05 08:55 AM   #20 
  - No violence necessary.  NCevilDUer   Sep-30-05 08:58 AM   #24 
  - Where's the "Yes, they do" choice?  LostinVA   Sep-30-05 08:45 AM   #4 
  - not to speak of the baby-on-baby crime problem sweeping the country!  ret5hd   Sep-30-05 08:48 AM   #9 
  - lol...baby on baby crime...  skooooo   Sep-30-05 08:50 AM   #14 
  - oh, you laugh now...  ret5hd   Sep-30-05 09:00 AM   #29 
  - LMAO these babies are OUT OF CONTROL  skooooo   Sep-30-05 09:02 AM   #30 
     - Exactly!!! Mandatory sentencing rules need to be enacted! (nt)  ret5hd   Sep-30-05 09:16 AM   #34 
  - Hey, it happens...  skids   Sep-30-05 09:09 AM   #31 
  - God bless Bill Bennett; he's doing something to stop that hideous  blondeatlast   Sep-30-05 08:53 AM   #17 
  - ROFL! Coffee out the nose!  AuntJen   Sep-30-05 10:21 AM   #48 
  - I saw this one baby, probably 3 months old, with  ComerPerro   Sep-30-05 09:12 AM   #32 
  - This is the first poll I reeeeeeeeeealy took pleasure  seemslikeadream   Sep-30-05 08:46 AM   #5 
  - In case anyone missed it...  southlandshari   Sep-30-05 08:46 AM   #6 
  - Sean Hannity said that black babies rioted and looted in NO  Canuckistanian   Sep-30-05 08:47 AM   #7 
  - The last option is kinda funny  Darth Lib   Sep-30-05 08:49 AM   #11 
  - I'll agree with you on that one Darth  AllyCat   Sep-30-05 08:54 AM   #19 
     - Do you think Bennett would be around minorities by choice?  skooooo   Sep-30-05 08:58 AM   #25 
        - Probably not. But a better choice here would have been to put him  AllyCat   Sep-30-05 09:20 AM   #35 
           - Ok, let's see an NAACP meeting..  skooooo   Sep-30-05 09:28 AM   #36 
              - No. I think they would let him have it...non-violently, of course  AllyCat   Sep-30-05 09:37 AM   #38 
                 - I see your point exactly...  skooooo   Sep-30-05 09:51 AM   #40 
                    - I've never been able to sit through that whole movie.  AllyCat   Sep-30-05 09:56 AM   #42 
                       - You gotta see the scene with Hackman...  skooooo   Sep-30-05 09:59 AM   #43 
                          - Have a productive day and enjoy your weekend.  AllyCat   Sep-30-05 10:00 AM   #44 
  - Well,actually.  Blackwell Sucks   Sep-30-05 08:49 AM   #12 
  - You forgot "...and the horse he rode in on!"  Montauk6   Sep-30-05 08:49 AM   #13 
  - Well, apparently it's all those little B Babies stripping the  unrepuke   Sep-30-05 08:55 AM   #21 
  - My wife was once mugged at rattle-point for her breast milk  IanDB1   Sep-30-05 08:56 AM   #22 
  - They commit just as much crime as white, hispanic, native  Alamom   Sep-30-05 08:59 AM   #26 
  - lol  skooooo   Sep-30-05 09:00 AM   #27 
  - Drop Bennett in Harlem at night and make him wear a white sheet.  genieroze   Sep-30-05 09:14 AM   #33 
  - Lots of white people walk around Harlem at night  RethugAssKicker   Sep-30-05 09:33 AM   #37 
  - Does Bennett?  skooooo   Sep-30-05 09:52 AM   #41 
  - I voted drop Bennet in Harlem at night, but I say cuss him out first. n/t  Jamastiene   Sep-30-05 09:38 AM   #39 
  - Strike Two for KSKY 660AM in Dallas...  derby378   Sep-30-05 10:04 AM   #45 
  - Oh geeze...this reminds me of..  skooooo   Sep-30-05 10:10 AM   #46 
     - Fortunately, "The Order" is now history  derby378   Sep-30-05 02:35 PM   #50 
  - Oh! And they're such barbarians  madokie   Sep-30-05 10:13 AM   #47 
 
sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:43 AM
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1. tough question
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mattclearing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:43 AM
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2. Classic poll.
:D
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SemiCharmedQuark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:45 AM
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3. Is the last option supposed to be ironic?
Enforcing the stereotype that the area heavily populated by african americans will resort to physical violence?
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:47 AM
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8. who said anything about violence?
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SemiCharmedQuark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:48 AM
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10. Oh right, you mean drop Bill Bennet off for tea and cakes then...
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 08:51 AM by SemiCharmedQuark
at...night...

Or perhaps a friendly chat?

at...night...

Even if physical violence is not what you meant, I guarantee that many of the people choosing that option are thinking that.

On Edit: If this were a comment against white people, you wouldn't say

"Drop him off at the hamptons...at night"
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:52 AM
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16. whatever...


I don't try to read people's minds, and don't expect them to read mine.

If this offends you, I'm sorry. I'm pissed off, and this is an emotional issue.
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:57 AM
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SemiCharmedQuark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:00 AM
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28. More "it's PC" from those who want to make stereotypical jokes without
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 09:02 AM by SemiCharmedQuark
feeling guilty.

On Edit: There are plenty of things in this world to find humorous, without resorting to old stereotypes.
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IkeWarnedUs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:26 AM
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49. ok, if you prefer
Drop him in the Hamptons - from a low flying plane with no parachute.
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:53 AM
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18. nice fucking try
:eyes:
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southlandshari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:52 AM
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15. Good point, SCQ.
:hi:
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:55 AM
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20. No, for a friendly game of poker, that's all. nt
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:58 AM
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24. No violence necessary.
Just being in what he would see as a 'situation' would give him a heart attack.

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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:45 AM
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4. Where's the "Yes, they do" choice?
Come on, y'all had to have seen that FOX footage from NOLA right after Katrina... no? What,m for REAL? You didn't see those little black babies looting Pampers and beer from the grocery store? man, I did... Fox also had some footage of some little white babies getting supplies from the same store... SEE?
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ret5hd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:48 AM
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9. not to speak of the baby-on-baby crime problem sweeping the country!
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:50 AM
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14. lol...baby on baby crime...

Yep
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ret5hd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:00 AM
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29. oh, you laugh now...
wait till your innocent childs sucker/pacifyer has been ripped from his soft lips by a thuggish black baby!
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:02 AM
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30. LMAO these babies are OUT OF CONTROL

And something must be done. How about a 3-strikes your out -- TIME OUT in the playpen!!!
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ret5hd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:16 AM
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34. Exactly!!! Mandatory sentencing rules need to be enacted! (nt)
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skids Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:09 AM
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31. Hey, it happens...


"A one-year-old boy has been bitten 30 times by a group of more than a dozen other babies at a nursery in Croatia."

http://www.unitethecows.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-...

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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:53 AM
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17. God bless Bill Bennett; he's doing something to stop that hideous
baby-on-baby crime wave.
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UncleSepp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:21 AM
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48. ROFL! Coffee out the nose!
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:12 AM
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32. I saw this one baby, probably 3 months old, with
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 09:13 AM by ComerPerro
a carton of cigarettes, a Plasma TV, and a case of beer.

He looked like hell, probably hadn't shaved in a week

My first thought?

I wanna party with that guy!
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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:46 AM
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5. This is the first poll I reeeeeeeeeealy took pleasure
in casting my vote

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southlandshari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:46 AM
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6. In case anyone missed it...
Before alerts start coming in on this thread, thought I'd make sure folks know what you are talking about!

;)


"Bennett Under Fire for Remark on Crime and Black Abortions"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...
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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:47 AM
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7. Sean Hannity said that black babies rioted and looted in NO
Then they blamed it on federal officials....
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Darth Lib Donating Member (31 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:49 AM
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11. The last option is kinda funny
Considering the complaint
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:54 AM
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19. I'll agree with you on that one Darth
For anyone concerned about the issue with Bill Bennett's comments, I would think the last choice about Harlem would be the pot calling the kettle black.

Basically in the same vein of what Bennett said.
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:58 AM
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25. Do you think Bennett would be around minorities by choice?


I see your point, however.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:20 AM
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35. Probably not. But a better choice here would have been to put him
at an NAACP meeting or something. The equating of Harlem with a "punishment" as this choice suggests seems not quite right given the topic.
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:28 AM
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36. Ok, let's see an NAACP meeting..

Because you think he would be educated there?

I really think there are a lot of white supremacists in our government now.



Thinking about when the Allies reached the death camps in German, Poland, etc. There are stories about them letting the prisoners have at it with some of the guards, and yes there was violence. When people are beat down and abused it's natural to want "revenge," or justice. I don't think it has anything to do with the color of anyone's skin. AND I think we are all quite suseptible to making assumptions when the discussion of race comes up.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:37 AM
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38. No. I think they would let him have it...non-violently, of course
Sorry. The Harlem image just seems to perpetuate the "black crime" myth that we are already so upset about with Bennett's comments.

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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:51 AM
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40. I see your point exactly...





Did you see "Mississippi Burning?" WHen Gene Hackman dropped off one of those racist lawmen in the middle of the poor black community? He was scared and had to face the very people he'd offended.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:56 AM
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42. I've never been able to sit through that whole movie.
I got so mad I had to turn it off. Guess I need to try again.
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:59 AM
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43. You gotta see the scene with Hackman...

....in the barbershop, shaving the "deputy!" Omg, it's one of the most powerful scenes I've ever seen Hackman do. Well, gotto get ready for work. Nice chatting with you. Thanks for making me think.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:00 AM
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44. Have a productive day and enjoy your weekend.
I'll try to get up the guts to watch that movie. I've heard it's great. The little I saw made me too angry.
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Torgo Johnson Donating Member (797 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:49 AM
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12. Well,actually.
I do remember seeing a eleven-month old black infant rob a 7-11 one time. After that, I swore never to drop acid again.
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Montauk6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:49 AM
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13. You forgot "...and the horse he rode in on!"
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unrepuke Donating Member (763 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:55 AM
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21. Well, apparently it's all those little B Babies stripping the
lead based paint off the walls in old buildings and eating it. Prolly been the same ones chowing down asbestos, making trouble for Johns-Manville and Dow Chem. See -- they just can't wait to get big enough to star on a 'Cops' episode.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:56 AM
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22. My wife was once mugged at rattle-point for her breast milk
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 08:56 AM by IanDB1
She never got a good look at the baby.

He was wearing a Teletubies mask.
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Alamom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:59 AM
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26. They commit just as much crime as white, hispanic, native
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 09:03 AM by Alamom
american, etc.....babies do. :silly:

They all poop and cry when they're hungry.


:sarcasm: :sarcasm: :sarcasm: :sarcasm: :sarcasm:




edit to add major crimes of babies.
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:00 AM
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27. lol
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genieroze Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:14 AM
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33. Drop Bennett in Harlem at night and make him wear a white sheet.
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RethugAssKicker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:33 AM
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37. Lots of white people walk around Harlem at night
Would have been a good poll except for the last option!
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:52 AM
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41. Does Bennett?
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:38 AM
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39. I voted drop Bennet in Harlem at night, but I say cuss him out first. n/t
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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:04 AM
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45. Strike Two for KSKY 660AM in Dallas...
They carry Bill Bennett's radio program.

Back in the early to mid 90's, however, they also carried the National Alliance program American Dissident Voices. These guys are white supremacists based in West Virginia, and some of their members got involved in a terrorist network that robbed armored cars, assassinated talk radio host Alan Berg, and were setting up a guerilla training center for some future race war.
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:10 AM
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46. Oh geeze...this reminds me of..

...a book I read about the Radical Right wing. It documented the metamorphasis of all these groups. I should dig it out and see if there's anything interesting in there.
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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 02:35 PM
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50. Fortunately, "The Order" is now history
But it's still got plenty of sympathizers out there, and a few copycats.

Robert Mathews, the guy who founded The Order, is revered as a folk hero by white supremacists. A completely objective look at this guy reveals an earnest if somewhat naive man who selflessly gave his time and money to those who needed a leg up. His favorite meal was apple pie washed down with milk. He drove a Chevrolet. He loved Scottish folk music. His dream was to settle his family on his own farm in rural Washington. On the outside, Mathews looked like an all-American boy.

But Mathews also wanted to rid America of Jews and non-white ethnicities. His followers included Klansmen, neo-Nazis, counterfeiters, survivalists, military veterans, and ex-cons. His favorite books were Which Way Western Man?, written by a disillusioned integrationist and labor activist who embraced the white supremacist message, and The Turner Diaries, a novel of a fictional race war that some considered to be a secret blueprint for assassination and bomb-making. His dreamworld was held together with a network of fragile truces, collective paranoia, and outright lies.

I recommend reading The Silent Brotherhood if you can find it at your local bookstore; it's a great synopsis of the history of The Order and a look at white racialists in America during the 80's. Disturbing at times, but well worth the read.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:13 AM
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47. Oh! And they're such barbarians
:sarcasm:
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