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  •  I'm tempted to HR that (0+ / 0-)

    And I toss about one donut per year.

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    by FischFry on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 06:09:14 PM PDT

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    •  Well except for the last part that is exactly (1+ / 0-)
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      what you said.  After all, you did say "yeah but he had it coming".

      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 06:16:54 PM PDT

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    •  Why it's what you said. (1+ / 0-)
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      And also black people jaywalk more slowly? Really?

      My jaw hit the floor at how racist that was.

      •  It's not what I said. (0+ / 0-)

        It's not even close to what I said...and even THrow hte Bums Out acknowledged that.

        As for your other observation - about the jaywaking reference I made -- I have to respond.

        I was clear about the jaywalking bit, that I was referencing an observation that I've heard numerous comedians make. Not that it matters, but I've heard this from both white and black comedians, but mostly black comedians. It's a comedic observation and obviously a stereotype, as I made very clear in the comment, but it might reflect cultural difference predicated on different experiences.

        I wasn't saying it's true or not, and I said it certainly wouldn't be universally true even if there were some truth to it -- But, as I wrote, I was offering it up as an example of something where what seems like a common sense way to act (or lack thereof) to one group of people might not be how another group acts and may not seem like common sense to them....all down to different experiences.

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        by FischFry on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 05:14:08 AM PDT

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        •  Just STFU (0+ / 0-)

          Your concern is duly noted. Keep whiteknighting for the police.
          L.E has a history of violence against POC and for you to whitesplain it ( black ppl jaywalk differently?! what the hell is wrong with you?) shows your ignorance and privilege.

          Of course I shouldn't be surprised: it's the Daily Kos. Some of you get your knickers in a twist when cops are demonized, or when your racist, sexist, classism is pointed out to you

          "Growing your own food is like growing your own money" Ron Finley guerilla gardener extraordinaire.

          by pitbullgirl65 on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 07:01:56 AM PDT

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          •  One nore time (0+ / 0-)

            I wasn't endorsing it as a fact -- I was fishing for a trivial example of how different groups might act quite normally in ways that seem nonsensical to others -- and remembered this notion that I've heard more than a couple of well-known comedians make, and one that I thought might draw a knowing chuckle.  

            I wasn't whitesplaining anything, and I'm sorry if it came off that way. Nor was I defending violence against POC, and it makes no sense to suggest that because we were discussing an incident where a dog was shot.

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            by FischFry on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 10:22:11 AM PDT

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