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    Quote Originally Posted by Don View Post
    I couldn't agree more. (Except for the bit I struck out because I didn't see any other mention of presidential candidate concerns in the thread, and wanted to avoid a derail.)
    Then don't comment on it rather than striking it out.

    It's not a "derail." It's a fact and if I need an editor I'll whistle and I'm not whistling.

    The Republican presidential candidates have squawked like irritated chickens in response to the president's announcement. Not that a one of them has any better ideas than to gripe, whine, bitch and complain.

    Quote Originally Posted by Don
    OTOH, the memory hole is getting shallower ever day, and when I see an administration being praised this week for something they had no desire to do a week ago, and which is apparently happening in large part because the 'host' government won't suspend the rule of law for our soldiers, well, I just can't let the memory hole get that shallow.
    First you appoint yourself as an editor and now you're Jiminy Cricket?




    I guess the better option would to allow thousands of American troops to remain in Iraq and pouring billions of dollars into rebuilding their infrastructure while allowing this country's to crumble. Oh, and by the way? That Sharia law thing American citizens want no part of here? Let's allow our soldiers to be subject to it there.

    Sorry kids. You thought Daddy would be home for the holidays? BZZZZZTTT!!! He has to stay in Iraq because the Republicans say the process that led to their exit is flawed.

    Typical. Wherever the American flag is planted the Right-wing insists it must remain in perpetuity. Before the corporations and contractors can move in safely to profit, the grunts have to bleed and die.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian_G View Post
    That doesn't show it doesn't happen; it just shows they can't proved it happens. There is a difference. If someone goes in and claims to be someone else, it would be nearly impossible to prove, if they were halfway smart about it. There is no paper trail or any other evidence left behind.
    Although it's tacky, I'll quote myself from earlier in this thread (which you really ought to read one of these days; it's pretty entertaining):

    Hey let's play a game where we make up other things that could be happening without our ever knowing about it and write legislation to deal with them. I'll start with the issue of rampant unicorn infestations. You know, I've heard you can't see them if you're not a virgin, so who knows what those literally horny, horse-hung fiends are up to behind our backs? Something must be done!
    You are just exhibiting more of your lack of understanding of how voting works. I suggest you go google the website of your local election board before continuing with your non-advocacy of this non-issue.
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    Of course this asshole's from Texas. Where else?

    I saw this story today, read it and promptly forgot it. Who cares if this inbred mouth breather has a hard-on for Muslims and Obama supporters?

    Maybe if a Muslim Obama supporter shows up at Crockett's crib wanting instruction in the proper usage of a firearm and this good ol' boy pops a cap in his ass he'll end up on Death Row.

    Which while tragic would be okay because as George Carlin observed the best thing about the death penalty in Texas is it means fewer Texans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nighttimer View Post
    As the originator of this thread, I know what my intentions were and it wasn't to make Eastwood any kind of "poster boy," "role model" or as the model standard for gay marriage of any that crap.
    Kindly don't lie. You used his image solely for the purpose of trying to campaign for your viewpoint.

    And Chuck Norris opposes homosexuality. So should we have one glorified pig of an actor up against another glorified pig of an actor, or is it a case of only those supporting a particular viewpoint will be tolerated.

    Fact is that needing to find some actor as a method of propaganda simply highlights a weakness in your case.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rufus Coppertop View Post
    But you can applaud a gutsy statement of tolerance.
    ...
    This thread is applauding the fact that he made a statement of tolerance, not putting him up as a model standard for gay marriage.
    People should learn the meaning of words before throwing them around. It's funny listening to radical socialists claiming tolerance when they have absolutely zero tolerance of anything that doesn't automatically jump 100% in line with their particular world view.

    Tolerance isn't about accepting the viewpoints of those who agree with your opinions you know.

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    Whether or not I agree with Clint Eastwood, whether or not I agree with nighttimer, I must say this:
    Quote Originally Posted by Rustgold View Post
    Kindly don't lie. You used his image solely for the purpose of trying to campaign for your viewpoint.
    The only person who gets to say what nighttimer's intent in starting this thread was, is nighttimer.

    For the record he pisses me off something chronic a lot of the time. I'm sure the feeling is mutual. But still, I respect the strength of his opinions and I don't think he needs Clint Eastwood to validate his thoughts on homosexuality.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rustgold View Post
    Tolerance isn't about accepting the viewpoints of those who agree with your opinions you know.
    Quite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rustgold View Post


    It's funny listening to radical socialists claiming tolerance when they have absolutely zero tolerance of anything that doesn't automatically jump 100% in line with their particular world view.

    Tolerance isn't about accepting the viewpoints of those who agree with your opinions you know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jennontheisland View Post
    I don't give a fuck who it is. It's a waste of money at any point in an election.

    There are private security companies that will provide him round the clock asswiping if he wants it. Let him use some of those funds he's raising to get the protection he thinks he needs. When he's responsible for the public, the public will be responsible for him. Until then, he's on his own.
    Quote Originally Posted by Zoombie View Post
    This. Again.
    What world are you two living in because it can't be this world!

    I would much rather spend the money to keep a presidential candidate alive than to have them end up stalked, shot and slain the way Robert Kennedy was by Sirhan Sirhan and George Wallace wounded and crippled until his last days by Arthur Bremer.

    When some nut gets the notion in their twisted little rat trap of a brain to try and alter the course of history they don't do it by walking into a gas station and putting a few rounds in a clerk's head. They do it by killing somebody important. Whether or not you consider that person important has no bearing upon the assassin.

    This is a country where if you stand up for something and someone disagrees with that something or they just want to impress someone or they have some stupid cause they're willing to kill for, they will hunt politicians down and kill them.

    Or have you forgotten what happened to Gabrielle Giffords? She wasn't running for president, but what happened to her could happen to any politician in this country.

    It's not possible for the Secret Service to protect every politician who's had their life threatened, but killing Kennedy in 1968 and wounding Wallace in 1972 had a profound effect on those presidential elections.

    I'm surprised nobody has mentioned this yet.

    An Idaho man who federal investigators say considered President Barack Obama to be the “Antichrist” was charged Thursday with attempting to assassinate Obama last week by firing shots at the White House.

    The federal court complaint against Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, 21, was made public Thursday afternoon during a court hearing in Pittsburgh. The defendant believed the federal government was conspiring against him and that Obama is “the devil,” according to court documents.

    Last Friday night, witnesses heard gunshots several blocks south of the White House, near the Ellipse. An abandoned Honda Accord with an AK-47 inside was later found near Memorial Bridge. Police have been on the lookout for Ortega-Hernandez since soon after the incident. On Sunday, they obtained a local court warrant, charging him with carrying a dangerous weapon.

    The president and first lady Michelle Obama were traveling in California at the time of the incident. President Obama, traveling in Bali, Indonesia, declined to answer a reporter’s shouted question on the matter Friday.

    Police initially said they saw no connection between the shots fired and the White House or the president, but the gravity of the incident became clearer on Tuesday when a bullet was discovered between the outer glass and the bulletproof layer of a window on the White House’s second floor, which is part of the first family’s residential quarters.

    “Several bullets and fragments were also collected in that area,” FBI agent Chris Ormerod said in court documents filed Thursday. In addition, on Wednesday, “FBI investigators conducted a search of the area around the White House and located several confirmed bullet impact points on the south side of the building, above the second story.”

    The president didn't get shot. Nobody got hurt. Yay, for bulletproof glass and a diligent Secret Service that isn't as cavalier about death threats and potential assassins as some of the posters in this thread are.

    Will Herman Cain be the next president? No. Will he even win the Republican nomination? No. But unless anyone here knows for certain just how serious the threats on his life are it is out of line to blow it off as no big deal. The Secret Service seems to believe it is genuine enough.

    I don't give two shits about Herman Cain as candidate, but running for president shouldn't mean it's open season on him and any crank waiting patiently in a rope line for a quick hand shake gets a free pass to shoot him dead.

    It's amazing how indifferent and callous people can become about human life when its somebody they don't like lined up in the crosshairs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nighttimer View Post
    What world are you two living in because it can't be this world!

    I would much rather spend the money to keep a presidential candidate alive than to have them end up stalked, shot and slain the way Robert Kennedy was by Sirhan Sirhan and George Wallace wounded and crippled until his last days by Arthur Bremer.

    When some nut gets the notion in their twisted little rat trap of a brain to try and alter the course of history they don't do it by walking into a gas station and putting a few rounds in a clerk's head. They do it by killing somebody important. Whether or not you consider that person important has no bearing upon the assassin.

    This is a country where if you stand up for something and someone disagrees with that something or they just want to impress someone or they have some stupid cause they're willing to kill for, they will hunt politicians down and kill them.

    Or have you forgotten what happened to Gabrielle Giffords? She wasn't running for president, but what happened to her could happen to any politician in this country.

    It's not possible for the Secret Service to protect every politician who's had their life threatened, but killing Kennedy in 1968 and wounding Wallace in 1972 had a profound effect on those presidential elections.

    I'm surprised nobody has mentioned this yet.


    The president didn't get shot. Nobody got hurt. Yay, for bulletproof glass and a diligent Secret Service that isn't as cavalier about death threats and potential assassins as some of the posters in this thread are.

    Will Herman Cain be the next president? No. Will he even win the Republican nomination? No. But unless anyone here knows for certain just how serious the threats on his life are it is out of line to blow it off as no big deal. The Secret Service seems to believe it is genuine enough.

    I don't give two shits about Herman Cain as candidate, but running for president shouldn't mean it's open season on him and any crank waiting patiently in a rope line for a quick hand shake gets a free pass to shoot him dead.

    It's amazing how indifferent and callous people can become about human life when its somebody they don't like lined up in the crosshairs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nighttimer View Post
    What world are you two living in because it can't be this world!

    . . . snip. . .
    It's amazing how indifferent and callous people can become about human life when its somebody they don't like lined up in the crosshairs.
    The ability to jump to conclusions may well be considered a superlative achievement on spheres of lesser gravity, (the moon perhaps?) but here on planet Earth it is considered bad form, chum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magdalen View Post
    The ability to jump to conclusions may well be considered a superlative achievement on spheres of lesser gravity, (the moon perhaps?) but here on planet Earth it is considered bad form, chum.
    Trying reading the entire thread before jumping to your own snarky conclusions, pal, then get back to me.

    Or better yet. Don't, and we'll say you did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    how about focusing on president obama's "really good" speech in light of the fact-checking provided in the OP's link?

    is lying in the defense of the democratic agenda not a vice?
    Are gross exaggerations in the perpetuation of the Republican agenda considered acceptable?

    "Lying" is a deliberate distortion of the truth as opposed to a "misstatement" or an "error" that omits or assembles the facts incorrectly.

    The president gives a lot of speeches. Sometimes, as he did with the infamous "57 states" line, he gets some of his facts mangled.

    But to say the president is deliberately and willfully lying to the American people is an assumption based upon your own well-known biases.

    Unless there is a long-established pattern of behavior by President Obama gleefully stomping over the truth to score political points, "lying" isn't an accurate descriptor. You have not established the pattern and opining instead of proving your case.

    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    rhetoric soars like an eagle when not laden with the pesky weight of the truth.
    Word. Now walk the walk as well as you talk the talk.

    Oh, and by the way? The president is 50 years old. Aspiring to be "a real boy" is probably not among his lifelong ambitions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torgo View Post
    Not sure that my own resentment would be inflamed much more by hearing some billionaire is paying 1% tax rather than 5%, 10% or even 20% tax. All of those are less than what I pay. C'mon, Haskins, you're the one making a mountain out of a molehill here. At worst Obama is making an Everest out of a K2.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Torgo View Post
    C'mon, Haskins, you're the one making a mountain out of a molehill here.
    actually, i just posted an excerpt of an analysis of the speech that was published in a major, mainstream washington paper and used it as a jumping-off point to discuss real policy discussion from our elected officials versus misrepresentations meant to serve as red meat and inflame class warfare.

    if you want to find a single place where i've said obama should be run out of town on a rail, or that billionaires should not have to pay their fair share of taxes, please point it out.

    as for overkill, i would remind you that more than three decades later, american liberals still get bent out of shape about reagan's portrayal of "welfare queens."

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    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post

    with all due respect for my fellow writer, blow it out your ass, paul.
    likewise.

    you give me a giggle Will.


    You're like the lover who couldn't stay with an abusive partner and then finally found true love. But feeling unworthy you continuously test your new love, threatening to go back to an abusive partner, but you never will, because you know you couldn't stomach it.


    it's a tragic - comedy played out for all the (AW) world to see.


    sad.

    but funny.

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    yup. i surely do William.

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    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    actually, i just posted an excerpt of an analysis of the speech that was published in a major, mainstream washington paper and used it as a jumping-off point to discuss real policy discussion from our elected officials versus misrepresentations meant to serve as red meat and inflame class warfare.
    Aw, come on. Inflame class warfare? I keep saying this but the misrepresentation you're so bent out of shape about is rhetorically insignificant. It's gilding the lily. It's not going to inflame anyone any more than they already are.

    if you want to find a single place where i've said obama should be run out of town on a rail, or that billionaires should not have to pay their fair share of taxes, please point it out.
    Straw men. Never accused you of that. Find a single place, etc, etc.

    as for overkill, i would remind you that more than three decades later, american liberals still get bent out of shape about reagan's portrayal of "welfare queens."
    I knew that tu quoque routine would catch on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nighttimer View Post
    A few months back when there was a thread about voter suppression of Blacks some of the same folks who have a wild hair up their nose now, were dismissive of any suggestion states might try to make it harder for their citizens of color to vote by enacting restrictive new laws.

    Then again, conservatives have always been pissed off by the restrictions the Voting Rights Act placed on their ability to treat "their" Negroes any goddamn way they please.

    Yet, when considering how the contemporary Republican Tea Party engages in casually insulting and disrespecting the nation's first African-American president and his family to fielding presidential candidates with Niggerhead ranches, suggesting poor kids have no work ethic or long ugly histories with racially inflammatory rhetoric, the Black voter in the South should be vigilant in casting their ballot.

    It would be a terrible thing to fuck up and vote for one of these redneck Republicans by accident.
    Yeah, because all those Republicans are rednecks, right? And because the words of a few idiots condemn the whole group, right?

    Generalizations, thy name is nighttimer.

    At any rate, back to the topic--does it really matter one way or the other? Quite frankly, it would be a novel approach for voters to know who in the hell they're voting for instead of clicking all the boxes on one side or another. Until that happens, unfortunately, we'll continue to have otherwise worthy candidates on both sides of the aisle constrained to vote straight down party lines to the detriment of all of us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nighttimer View Post
    It would be a terrible thing to fuck up and vote for one of these redneck Republicans by accident.
    unless, of course, the prevailing political winds make it more desirable to democrats. but then one might have to learn more than one note for one to look at the issue with any clarity.

    from virginia, for instance:

    Del. Harry R. “Bob” Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) led the successful push more than a decade ago to identify statewide and General Assembly candidates by party. He said opposition to his bill mostly came from Democrats, who for decades had dominated state politics and didn’t want party affiliation to show up on ballots just as their brand was fading.

    “One party basically controlled the state for years and years, and they saw very clearly it was becoming more of a two-party area,” Purkey said. “They thought it was to their advantage not to have party affiliation, and they fought it like anything.”

    The measure just squeaked by, Purkey said, and only because he had persuaded a conservative Democratic friend to make a strategic trip to the restroom to avoid voting with his party.
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/...uGM_story.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by mscelina View Post
    Yeah, because all those Republicans are rednecks, right? And because the words of a few idiots condemn the whole group, right?

    Generalizations, thy name is nighttimer.
    Wrong, because looking back over my post, I don't see anything about all Republicans being rednecks or the words nor anything about a few idiots condemning the whole group.

    Jumping to conclusions and rallying to the defense of Republicans, thy name is Mscelina.

    Quote Originally Posted by mscelina
    At any rate, back to the topic--does it really matter one way or the other? Quite frankly, it would be a novel approach for voters to know who in the hell they're voting for instead of clicking all the boxes on one side or another. Until that happens, unfortunately, we'll continue to have otherwise worthy candidates on both sides of the aisle constrained to vote straight down party lines to the detriment of all of us.
    There is no obligation requiring an American citizen with the right to vote to be an informed voter or perhaps you'd like to reinstate citizenship tests again as that great thinker Newt Gingrich (a Republican, I might add) has suggested but Rep. Allen West (another Republican, I might add) has said was a dumb, and racially biased idea.

    There is also no obligation and nothing wrong with voting a straight party line, if your own party line is you don't support Republican or Democratic candidates. I do, but only local ones and never for state or national office because the higher the office the more disciplined they are in holding the the party line.

    I can even localize this for a fellow Buckeye. I learned this the hard way when the newspaper I worked at as a reporter and editor endorsed Republican Pat Tieberi in his first run for the U.S. House over a Democratic challenger. Tiberi came to the paper seeking the endorsement and we gave it to him. Since then he's been a reliable Republican foot soldier.

    Fool me once and all that. That's my philosophy for voting across parties. You follow your own, but I came by mine honestly.

    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    unless, of course, the prevailing political winds make it more desirable to democrats. but then one might have to learn more than one note for one to look at the issue with any clarity.
    I can't wait for you to stop pontificating and start proving how listing the party affiliation of a candidate is a boost to Democrats and a bane to Republicans.

    Not that I'm expecting you will or even can, but since you excel at looking at issues with clarity, one wonders why you didn't create a thread about this story:
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Friday blocked a new South Carolina law that would require voters to present photo identification, saying the law would disproportionately suppress turnout among eligible minority voters.

    The move was the first time since 1994 that the department has exercised its powers under the Voting Rights Act to block a voter identification law. It followed a speech this month by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. that signaled an aggressive stance in reviewing a wave of new state voting restrictions, largely enacted by Republicans in the name of fighting fraud.

    In a letter to the South Carolina government, Thomas E. Perez, the assistant attorney for civil rights, said that allowing the new requirement to go into effect would have “significant racial disparities.”

    He cited data supplied by the state as showing that there were “81,938 minority citizens who are already registered to vote and who lack” such identification, and that these voters are nearly 20 percent more likely be “disenfranchised” by the change than white voters.

    South Carolina now faces the choice of dropping the proposed change or asking a federal court in the District of Columbia to approve the law.
    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    ironic how often the same democrats who want to ensure that low- to no-info voters have a clear path to voting a straight democratic ticket will be the first to try and rationalize bad legislation from their side of the isle by lamenting and disavowing the DINOs and blue-dogs among their ranks.
    Well, which is the problem here? "Low-to-no-info" voters or the fear of voting fraud because a lack of information about the candidates and the issues is confined to one specific group of voters. There are soccer moms in the suburbs voting for the candidate with the nicer sounding name, but nobody seems to have their undies in a bunch about them.

    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    i don't care about the party affiliation being listed any more than i care about having to show a photo ID to vote. know why?

    because i'm a fucking adult.
    You're also a White man and nobody's passing laws trying to restrict your ability to vote.

    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins
    the condescension to low-income and minority voters in this country is shameful.
    Like you care. Take out your handkerchief and dry those crocodile tears.

    You and others like you are equally condescending toward low income and minority voters as ignorant, uninformed with no critical thinking skills.

    If only those low income and minority voters were more knowledgeable and better informed like me. They would vote Republican. Like me!


    Republicans don't give a stinking shit if low-income and minority voters are treated shamefully. They just don't want them to vote for Democrats and whatever they can do to stop them that's what they will do.

    You may be a fucking adult but you want to treat poor and Black voters like children who don't know how to vote to protect and advance their own interests.

    By not voting for Republicans who would like to turn back the clock to the pre-Voting Rights era it appears said voters are displaying a pretty savvy grasp of the situation.
    "I don’t know where we go from here because those of us who recognize the injustice are not the problem. Law enforcement, militarized and indifferent to black lives, is the problem."
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    Quote Originally Posted by nighttimer View Post
    You may be a fucking adult but you want to treat poor and Black voters like children who don't know how to vote to protect and advance their own interests.
    lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kitty27 View Post
    Let me see.

    Black people have NO understanding of who we vote for. We just see Dem and get all happy,much like we do over fried chicken,etc. Therefore,if the Dem affliation is removed from the ballot AND with us having no sense at all,we will probably pick any name,preferably Republican. I swear these throw the stone and hide your hand disses they pass out are something else.

    Bitch,please.

    States rights is nothing but code speak for a certain segment of the Southern population who still believes that the South shall rise again.This is why the Republican party will never gain any support in the AA community. They continue to pull this slick ish every election year. It's old hat to Southern Blacks and we are hip to the game.

    No worries,Nighttimer,we clocked them a long time ago and will continue to throw some votes on the D's for the foreseeable future..
    the last line of your post, wherein you stake out your solidarity with another black poster by essentially stating that you'll blindly "throw some votes on the D's for the foreseeable future" as a protest against this horrible (white, republican) practice (again, 'cept when it ain't) is in hilariously sad juxtaposition to the bluster of the rest of your post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kitty27 View Post
    States rights is nothing but code speak for a certain segment of the Southern population who still believes that the South shall rise again.This is why the Republican party will never gain any support in the AA community. They continue to pull this slick ish every election year. It's old hat to Southern Blacks and we are hip to the game.

    No worries,Nighttimer,we clocked them a long time ago and will continue to throw some votes on the D's for the foreseeable future..
    Quote Originally Posted by William Haskins View Post
    the last line of your post, wherein you stake out your solidarity with another black poster by essentially stating that you'll blindly "throw some votes on the D's for the foreseeable future" as a protest against this horrible (white, republican) practice (again, 'cept when it ain't) is in hilariously sad juxtaposition to the bluster of the rest of your post.
    It's equally "hilariously sad" that you deem it important to emphasize the race of two "Black posters" who share a common concern about the funny games Republicans play with voters of color.

    Is this start of a new trend? Will you also be singling out Gay posters, Jewish posters, Latino posters or any other demographic group that can field two or more members on Absolute Write?

    When you get around to lumping White conservative Anglo-Saxon heterosexual conservatives into neat little categories that will be an illuminating moment.
    "I don’t know where we go from here because those of us who recognize the injustice are not the problem. Law enforcement, militarized and indifferent to black lives, is the problem."
    Roxane Gay, Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering

    "To be black in America is to exist in haunting, mundane proximity to death at all moments."
    Hannah Giorgis, I Am Tired Of Watching Black People Die


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