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Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:08 PM
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Tomorrow is Reggie White day at Lambeau, how will you celebrate?
I plan to take a nice, long dump in the Reggie White. :D
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Sandpiper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:09 PM
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1. Downloading a picture of him
And taking a big Reggie White on it.
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Cuban_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:10 PM
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2. Oh good Lord!
Thanks for reminding everbody of that fact...

:eyes:
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:50 PM
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12. LOL
I don't have the energy tonight. I will behave. :hi: :P
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whodiedandmadeUSgod Donating Member (503 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:10 PM
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3. I'm gonna cheer for the Vikings!
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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:11 PM
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4. I plan on watching the game...
rooting for the Packers and probably drink too much beer and eat unhealthy food. And comment on what a great football player Reggie White was without pissing on his grave. Maybe even bring up some of the charitable work he did throughout his life. You do whatever in the hell you want to.
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Sandpiper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:13 PM
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6. He won a few games for my team
Therefore he was a good guy.

Nice.
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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:27 PM
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10. After reading and rereading my post
I never saw any statement where I said he was a good guy. Actually, I never met the guy, so in reality, I can't say one way or the other. I know he made some very bad statements ONCE to the Wisconsin legislature, but he also apologized for them. Quite frankly, I'm tired of talking about this shit. Like I said, you do what you want. Fuck it, I'm watching the game, etc. just like I said. If you choose to keep on hating a guy that you most likely never met for some bad statements he made then feel free to do so. I just don't care. Now I'm going out to live my life and will not answer any potential posts you or any others may have. Have a nice evening. I intend to.
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Sandpiper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:48 PM
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11. Delete
Edited on Sat Jan-08-05 07:18 PM by Sandpiper
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:51 PM
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13. He Apologized For the One Set of Statements....
...and then went out and made a whole new set of anti-gay statements. I don't give a damn WHAT Reggie White did on the football field, and I don't care HOW Much charity he allegedly did. He was a hate-filled homophobe, and I hope he's rotting in hell right now.
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-05 09:21 AM
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16. Hmmm
If you choose to keep on hating a guy that you most likely never met for some bad statements he made then feel free to do so. I just don't care. Now I'm going out to live my life and will not answer any potential posts you or any others may have. Have a nice evening. I intend to.

Enjoy your life with your head in the sand. Remember that the only thing required for evil to prevail is for good people to do nothing. As for me, I will continue to speak out against ANYONE who spreads hate, especially those who use their religion to justify that hate. And that includes useless bastards like Reggie White.
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Cyndee_Lou_Who Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:17 PM
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9. Thank you for pointing out that, very likely, unlike the people pissing
and shitting on his grave, the man actually was, at times, charitable in his actions. That is overshadowed by the focus on some very horrific and inexcusable statements he's made. Some people choose to focus on what the MSM spoon feeds them..."ooo... controversy!!" and not look at the complete life of a person when judging them. He was not evil personified. I am not saying worship him, nor even grieve, but respect that others feel a loss, and with good reason.
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:58 PM
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14. No Thanks
He was scum, and I hope he sufferred before he died, as payment for how his hate-filled statements made others suffer.
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Cyndee_Lou_Who Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-05 11:15 AM
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18. Your comments are so hypocritical that they are ALMOST comical.
Edited on Sun Jan-09-05 11:16 AM by Cyndee_Lou_Who
You and Reg had a lot in common. Hate-filled statements borne from ignorance.
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HawkerHurricane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:12 PM
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5. I'll ignore it.
To celebrate it, I'd be supporting his homophobia.
To degrade it or denouce it, I'd be speaking ill of the newly dead, and that's wrong.
So, let my silence show my opinion.
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-05 11:11 AM
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17. I Believe It's OK TO Speak Ill Of The Dead....
...when they spoke ill during their lives, and used a religion that's supposed to spread love and understanding to spread hate and homophobia.

Reggie White deserves any negative comments anyone can post, within the confines of the DU rules. Any good he did on this earth was wiped out by his public statements.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-05 11:27 AM
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19. He SHOUTED His Hatred And Bigotry...
he used his celebrity status to give more weight and import to his statements and to poison the minds of his young impressionable fans (and to make the gay ones hate themselves).

Then we have anecdotal accounts of his "apology"... his whispered apology, privately, to friends? a counselor? (who knows?) that in NO way matches the fervor and splash and effort of his bigoted and racist comments.

I think the words that Mr. White (and his supporters) forgot are "accountability" and "sincerity". Sometimes it's just not enough to mumble "sorry" under one's breath and have everything be okay. In order to show true remorse and penance, he would have tried to UNDO some of the damage he had done.

Then we hear things like --- "OH-but-he-was-studying-Hebrew-bla-blah-blah" and "Oh-but-he-was-trying-to-better-himself-and-blah-blah-blah". -- More apologist BULLSHIT!

That sounds pretty damned SELFISH to me! It would appear that he was more concerned with HIMSELF than with the people he had harmed and the minds he had poisoned.

If he had "skipped" just ONE CLASS of his Hebrew lessons, he would have had the time to call a press conference and make a public apology that might have (MIGHT have) demonstrated some (SOME) sincerity.

Screw him. Screw his "memory". The world is a better place without him.

He was no sports "hero"... his legacy will be homophobia and bigotry.
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-05 01:04 PM
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20. Well Said
Reggie White was scum, and the world is a better place without him.
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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:14 PM
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7. I think I will begin reading a biography of Oscar Wilde.
Got it for a holiday present.

Go, Vikes.
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madison2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:15 PM
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8. You mean Packers season isn't over yet?
I try to ignore it :eyes:
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 07:02 PM
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15. Engage in lots of naughty activities with a lot of other men!!
:wow:
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-05 05:51 PM
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21. It's Now The Day After Reggie White Day
And he's still a hate-filled homophobe.
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