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  •  One of his "homies"? In what context do (5+ / 0-)

    you justify that characterization as appropriate?

    Mr Mayo made an incredibly stupid and insensitive statement.  But I don't think that justifies us here stooping to negative racial stereotypes, even if you only meant it as a snark...

    Dont Mourn, Organize !#konisurrender

    by cks175 on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 05:45:12 PM PDT

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    •  No snark to it. The boy can play ball, so (0+ / 0-)

      the girl must be a slut. Go read what he says in full.

       He's irritated that the great ballplaying career won't happen now, and the largesse rolling downhill to the original community from that ballplayer's increased wealth won't happen.

      LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:28:13 PM PDT

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      •  So if a black man tries to defend a tries to defen (0+ / 0-)

        defend a black athelete with a troubled past, being investigated by a police department with a record of racial discrimination and corruption, the black man, you're able to divine that the black man is only in it for the money.

        Wow.

        Dont Mourn, Organize !#konisurrender

        by cks175 on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 04:36:50 PM PDT

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        •  let me just say this once: he claimed she wasn't (0+ / 0-)

          raped.

          You can imagine how much respect or tolerance I have for his views.

          LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

          by BlackSheep1 on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 05:13:22 PM PDT

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