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  • It was the wife of a city official. If the NAACP was upset about some regular non-affiliated person, they should have come to my wall on election night. I think I saw the "N" word used about 10 times...at least.


    Oh, and:

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  • Facebook post:

    I am overly disappointed in the ignorance of the people in this city.....REALLY??!!!!! You vote for some dumba** that doesn't know her a**hole from a hole in the ground!!! I am totally LIVID!!!!!! JIM SAUNDERS WAS THE BEST FOR THE JOB!!!! When this city goes to hell do not blame anyone but yourselves!!!!

    Besides the excessive use of exclamation points, I'm not seeing anything racist about the post....
  • Nice subby, that is a whole lot of clusterfark there.

    //probably not a great idea to publicly insult your husbands new boss.
    ///Or maybe he has a multi year contract with a great severance package and it is an excellent idea?
  • I really need to keep an official list of common words and phrases that you can't use in relation to black people. I thought the hullabaloo over somebody saying Obama needed to "throw a lot of spears" to win the election was ridiculous, but now calling people "ignorant" makes you a racist?
  • I post dumb things on facebook all the time, I never made the news.
  • There was a local business here that posted a rant about how Obama's mother should had gotten an abortion. Someone commented that what she said was in poor taste, and the owner then started throwing all sorts of f bombs, freedom of speech, etc excuses.

    I found it hard to believe that her winning personality has translated into nasty reviews on Yelp. Ok, not really. But I'm surprised she's still in business.
  • Asinine tag feels under-appreciated.
  • Nothing racist about that post at all.
  • I was born white so the doctor that delivered me is guilty of a racist action.
  • Is expressing political opinions on Facebook freedom of speech, an online rant or racism?

    Can't it be all of the above?
  • scottydoesntknow: Facebook post:

    I am overly disappointed in the ignorance of the people in this city.....REALLY??!!!!! You vote for some dumba** that doesn't know her a**hole from a hole in the ground!!! I am totally LIVID!!!!!! JIM SAUNDERS WAS THE BEST FOR THE JOB!!!! When this city goes to hell do not blame anyone but yourselves!!!!

    Besides the excessive use of exclamation points, I'm not seeing anything racist about the post....


    To a lot of bleeding hearts, any criticism of any black person for any reason whatsoever can only be due to racism.
  • cheap_thoughts: There was a local business here that posted a rant about how Obama's mother should had gotten an abortion. Someone commented that what she said was in poor taste, and the owner then started throwing all sorts of f bombs, freedom of speech, etc excuses.

    I found it hard to believe that her winning personality has translated into nasty reviews on Yelp. Ok, not really. But I'm surprised she's still in business.


    That's a pretty cool story, bro, but wasn't it kind of a Big Deal on the Internet when conservatives boycotted and yelp bombed a small business owner who hugged Obama?
    I'll grant that this particular business owner's comments are considerably more salacious, but I'll say the principles are the same. If it's wrong to get butthurt over a bear hug, it's wrong to get butthurt over a threat to commit retrochronicide.
  • There was nothing racist about that post. If you're black, not every person on the planet is required to like you or your views. And if they don't, it doesn't automatically make them a racist. You've overplayed your race card, so knock it the fark off with the "everything is racist" bullshiat.
  • Words in the post with possible racist overtones:

    disappointed
    people
    city
    yourselves


    Such blatantly hateful, divisive speech! It reads like a KKK pamphlet!

    /facedesk
  • RexTalionis: Nothing racist about that post at all.


    The NAACP is 51 cards short of a full deck.
  • What's the matter with Virginia?

    /obscure?
    //first time I've ever thrown down the obscure challenge.
  • scottydoesntknow: Facebook post:

    I am overly disappointed in the ignorance of the people in this city.....REALLY??!!!!! You vote for some dumba** that doesn't know her a**hole from a hole in the ground!!! I am totally LIVID!!!!!! JIM SAUNDERS WAS THE BEST FOR THE JOB!!!! When this city goes to hell do not blame anyone but yourselves!!!!

    Besides the excessive use of exclamation points, I'm not seeing anything racist about the post....


    You're not alone. It's a fairly typical rant, except that everything's spelled correctly. There's nothing racist there.
  • UberDave: It was the wife of a city official. If the NAACP was upset about some regular non-affiliated person, they should have come to my wall on election night. I think I saw the "N" word used about 10 times...at least.


    Oh, and:


    Personally; I would put money on Thurgood Marshall.

    / SCOTUS FTW

    // I keed, I keed
  • The NAACP local chapter President Debra Brown says she read the post and believes it is racial. Brown said that Thrower should apologize and went on to say that, "not only her but her husband as well should apologize for his wife's behavior."

    Her post wasn't racist but they sure come close to sexism on that one.
  • Not racist-
    "I am overly disappointed in the ignorance of the people in this city.....REALLY??!!!!! You vote for some dumba** that doesn't know her a**hole from a hole in the ground!!! I am totally LIVID!!!!!! JIM SAUNDERS WAS THE BEST FOR THE JOB!!!! When this city goes to hell do not blame anyone but yourselves!!!!"
    Racist-
    "Y'all are some dumb mothaf*ckas, slangin' dat sh*t.... WORD??!!! Y'all trippin' on some sh*t, wantin' that B*tch! nubian please! That b*tch don't know a**crack from her crack pipe!!! Ya'll got me trippin' like a muthaf*cka.!!! Jim Saunders tight, y'all. Tighta than a muthaf*cka, he got that sh*t down, man. F*ck y'all dumb nubians. Sh*t go down, ya'll be cryin' like a bunch a b*tches."

    See the difference?
  • abhorrent1: There was nothing racist about that post. If you're black, not every person on the planet is required to like you or your views. And if they don't, it doesn't automatically make them a racist. You've overplayed your race card, so knock it the fark off with the "everything is racist" bullshiat.


    No one plays the race card more than MSNBC, it works.
  • In other news, who else knew if you wrote "N*gga" with an I instead of an asterisk, it would reprint as "nubian"?
  • Racism in the Fifties: Denied housing, jobs, and admission to colleges because of race.

    Racism in 2012: Random idiots type things that bother us


    Clearly, this is still a major problem in society.
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