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  •  No. I wasn't talking about you. (1+ / 0-)
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    However, an idea may or may not be racist depending on what's going on underneath but some of Dobbs' statements are just plain racist on their face.

    As an example:

    Idea: Black kids need to do better at school.

    Now if Tom Metzger says it he means black people are lazy and dumb.

    If some non-racist says it they probably mean that the school system and environment the kids are growing up in is not conducive to success at school.

    Same idea, different meaning.

    Rub raw the sores of discontent - Saul Alinsky

    by JayGR on Fri Oct 09, 2009 at 10:59:08 AM PDT

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