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Old 07-09-2009, 10:16 AM   #16
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Yes, racism on all sides is alive in this country.

It is, and I don't think anyone is trying to say it's only one "side".
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Yes, racism on all sides is alive in this country.

Ohio.com - Akron police investigate teen mob attack on familyFor now, they are hoping police can bring them suspects. They believe they can identify several of the attackers.
I go to Akron almost every year to see fireworks.

This time, I didn't.

I will when my daughter is old enough to appreciate it.

And I will consider this option:



That's my amigo.
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:58 AM   #18
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It is, and I don't think anyone is trying to say it's only one "side".
I agree.
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I go to Akron almost every year to see fireworks.

This time, I didn't.

I will when my daughter is old enough to appreciate it.

And I will consider this option:



That's my amigo.



that's for cowards.

real men use KNIVES!!!
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Old 07-09-2009, 02:34 PM   #20
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Is that what "real men" use these days? Pshaw, I thought real men killed with their bare hands.

Amateurs.
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The original article wasn't about gangsters or hardcore ideological racists; it's about what ostensibly 'respectable, good law-abiding citizens' will do if they can get away with it. Had it been about the unsurprising fact that for instance African-Americans aren't welcome at 'White Identity' Church services either, or that some bar brawl somewhere was apparently triggered by some white (or black) person's racist outburst, no one would bat an eye. Granted, what makes someone a 'respectable, good citizen type' is a bit of a judgment call, but realistically most people expect less from gang members or lowlife rednecks than they do from working professionals where racial sensibilities are concerned.
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^ i just knew this would happen when Obama got elected.
Word.

You let just one of them in and the rest 'em start getting uppity.
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Word.

You let just one of them in and the rest 'em start getting uppity.


and you know what the next step is.

women voters.

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There was a 12 year old boy on CNN-I can't get their video to work but essentially he said he was there and heard some of the white parents say that they things to the effect why are there so many black kids here and we're afraid they might try to steal or hurt us/our kids in some way. He was crying and said it was so hurtful to him because "we are just like them and I thought we were past things like that". It was very sad.

Some people claim that they said "all those black kids" as just a descriptive term. So I assume if a bunch of white kids did same they would say "bunch of white kids" and they might steal and harm. Yeah. Or that little boy just misheard or is making it all up...
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You should have waited for the government to help you.

I talked to a friend of mine who said he was jumped on two different occasions.

One was a case like this. Four people. This time he had his gun. Didn't need to shoot anyone. All he had to say was "I'm going to use it if you don't leave me alone."

The thugs ran away. Problem solved.
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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia swim club accused of kicking out a group of minority children visiting from the city denies any racial discrimination.

In a statement posted on its Web site Thursday afternoon, The Valley Club in Huntingdon Valley says accusations of racism toward the Creative Steps day camp are untrue.

The statement says the club doesn't have the capacity to deal with outside groups and returned funds to more than one camp.

Creative Steps director Alethea Wright says the camp paid for weekly swim time. But she says during a trip there June 29 some of the children said they heard people asking what "black kids" were doing at the club.

In its statement, the club calls its membership diverse and says any comments that may or may not have been made by members are not shared by its board.
I did read somewhere that the club said it was a capacity thing. They did refund all 3 outside groups that paid for use.

That some kids claim they heard some people say 'black' is not that surprising. The club can not control what people say. They can control what their official policies are.

If a large group arrive all at once all wearing "red' swim suits. They may have over heard parents saying what are all these red swimsuit kids doing here.

I am writing this from the perspective of giving the Club Owners the benefit of the doubt.

When I started this thread is was from the opposite position.

And the burden of proof should rest on the accuser.
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What about that they would harm them/their kids or steal from them-is that surprising?
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