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dcmets wrote: I think when a minority uses it to another minority, the connotation of power and control is taken out of the term, and that is why it is different. When black people were slaves or had less rights, there is little doubt that white people used terms like "boy" to denigrate black men. I think that is why MF started from the place he did.
Posted: 9/27/2012 4:09 PM
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dcmets wrote: I dont think that is an Obama ad, though, right? I only mention that because it's a lot more abrasive and takes more liberties.
Posted: 9/27/2012 4:26 PM
minkusdominkus wrote: Ugh, who cares?This is a new Obama ad...www.youtube.com/watch?feature=...p;v=ZnR_BcvkuzY
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Posted: 9/27/2012 6:46 PM
dcmets wrote: Dems have wised up. I think it has to do with the fact that they have more money, but they have been way more agressive. If I am not mistaken, that Romney ad was very recent and they jumped all over it.
Posted: 9/28/2012 9:27 AM
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dcmets wrote: I find this to be an effective campaign strategy.www.wtfu2012.com/
Posted: 9/28/2012 3:05 PM
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dcmets wrote: It's a pretty d'ck move for CNN to pick up a personal journal from a murdered ambassador at a crime scene and publish it's contents and go around town reporting tips from it. That said, it's ridiculous for the State Dept to whine about CNN, too.
Posted: 9/28/2012 4:03 PM
Posted: 9/28/2012 5:11 PM
skopko wrote: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t...TQBgPy27ix3h5vg"the movie trailer" maker is in custody w/o bail for using different names which violate his probation. *never missed a phone interview with probation officer*never missed a face to face*willingly went to police station after SWAT team scares his family to deathyet, he is a flight risk.
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Posted: 9/28/2012 5:23 PM
shhaggy wrote: skopko wrote: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t...TQBgPy27ix3h5vg"the movie trailer" maker is in custody w/o bail for using different names which violate his probation. *never missed a phone interview with probation officer*never missed a face to face*willingly went to police station after SWAT team scares his family to deathyet, he is a flight risk.Under the terms of his probation he was not allowed to use the internet or use aliases. He violated both of those. With past convictions for fraud, he engaged in more fraud by lying to virtually everyone regarding this film: what it was about, how it was financed, everything. He opened accounts and signed checks with aliases. That's bank fraud. Why isn't that dangerous? He attempted to get a passport with an alias in 2011. How isn't he a flight risk?
Posted: 9/28/2012 5:39 PM
Posted: 9/28/2012 5:56 PM
DuffyDyer wrote: the idea of putting limits on hateful speech isn't so outrageous. Germany has done pretty well having such limits, though I don't know how it's regulated and what the judging authority is. And that is not to say that I think the US owes any apologies for the dude who put the video out. I'm just saying that in general, the issue of unlimited free speech should maybe be examined.Moreover, I do think many muslims who are outraged by the alleged mocking of their prophet are by and large hypocrites for their own hateful expressions against jews, but also lose a lot of credibility for their violent behavior in response to what is merely a video and even though the violence is not perpetrated by all or even a majority of muslims it clearly meets with the approval of a majority of muslims and that is a pretty big problem imo.
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