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Old 12-16-2002, 11:10 PM   #16
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Internal polls taken by Senate Republicans want him out.
Hes becoming an albatross.

I never have seen a person so desperate to hold on to power.
He is becoming worse than Clinton in that regard...
Clinton was able to evoke some sympathy..
Trent dosent have that magic.

I guess cuz at the end of the day u can kinda blame somethings on your penis.
Trent cant blame his penis for making himself an entire penis over the decades.

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Off with his head.
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A few days of apologizing is not going to make up for years and years of voting against racial reform. although, we also have to remember that Trent Lott was voted in by his constituents. makes you wonder what kind of people they are. probably ones that hide underneath a hood.

I still like Al Gore's impression of Lott on SNL.

"Chris, I didn't say I believe in Strom Thurmond's stance on segration. I just agreed with his idea that blacks and whites should be separate."

"Chris, I think I may have offended some people by my comments. My comments were not against white people. I'm white and some, if not all, of my friends are white. So I will do everything I can to help white people get ahead in this country."
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Old 12-18-2002, 04:29 PM   #23
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Let's play fair now.....

There have been plenty of stupid comments made by people on all side. John Kerry has offended me with his on Imus the other day

Now please read this with an open mind, and rejoice in the stupidity of others

Lott's offhand remark not worth demand for his head

by Joe Fitzgerald
Wednesday, December 18, 2002








John Kerry, puffed with righteous indignation, waded into the Trent Lott furor, demanding the Republican's head on a platter.


``There can never be an appearance of racism or bigotry in any high position of leadership,'' he declared.

Funny, but that's pretty much what prominent Italian-Americans were saying about Kerry the morning he tried to come off as droll on the Don Imus show, quipping, ``The Iraqi army is in such bad shape, even the Italians could kick their butts.''

State auditor Joe DeNucci led the angry backlash, charging, ``He wouldn't have the guts to say that about Jews or blacks,'' prompting a Kerry spokeswoman to suggest DeNucci cool his jets, that the senator was obviously being facetious.

Of course, that's the same thing his office said following another appearance on the Imus show when, attempting to belittle Bill Weld's work ethic, Kerry described the former GOP governor as ``a guy who takes more vacations than people on welfare.''

Is this to suggest our junior senator really has a bias against Italians, or that he looks upon the downtrodden with contempt? Not at all. It's just to suggest that he, as much as anyone in public life, ought to understand how a comment made in jest can make a speaker sound like a jerk.

Lott, by the way, did not seek Kerry's resignation.

Then there was Mike Wallace, a little harder to dismiss when, during a break in the taping of a ``60 Minutes'' piece on minority borrowers, he suggested they might have difficulty reading complicated contracts ``over watermelon and tacos.''

When Herald TV columnist Monica Collins called him on it, Wallace pleaded, ``It was light-hearted! I ask you to be fair.''

Isn't that what Lott is asking everyone today?

There's no recollection here of Kerry racing off to Italian-American lodges to clarify his remarks, or Wallace visiting black churches to explain himself.

Nor, for that matter, is there any record of Jesse Jackson showing up at B'nai B'rith breakfasts to convince the ``sons of the Covenant'' that his characterization of New York as ``Hymietown'' was a figure of speech, that's all, a harmless appellation.

Does anyone remember Kerry, that self-styled pillar of propriety, questioning Jackson's anti-Semitism? If not, what did Jesse ever do to deserve the benefit of anyone's doubt?

Alan Dershowitz once charged Billy Bulger with using ``code words'' like ``manipulative'' and ``crafty'' to communicate a bias against Jews, yet there was no ambiguity whatsoever when Dershowitz claimed English au pair Louise Woodward couldn't expect a fair trial in Cambridge because ``it has a very large Irish population.'' No bias there, right, counselor?

Really, it isn't complicated. Anyone who writes for a living understands the truth of a Red Auerbach maxim regarding communications: ``It's not what you tell people that matters; it's what they hear.''

Does Kerry believe Italian soldiers are inferior, or that welfare recipients are slothful? No. The assumption here is that he tried too hard to be what he's not, i.e., witty.

Does Wallace view blacks as cartoon caricatures? No. The assumption here is that he engaged in careless idle talk.

Does Dershowitz believe the Irish can't be expected to have integrity? No. The assumption here is that he was looking for any angle that might enhance a defense.

And the other assumption here is that Trent Lott wasn't speaking from a heart filled with malice when he tried to flatter a man who had just turned 100, assuring him he did indeed have the stuff of national leadership, essentially giving him a eulogy he could hear.

An act of hatred? Please. It was an act of kindness.

Indeed, Harry Belafonte likening Colin Powell's support of President Bush to ``a slave in the master's house,'' or Ted Kennedy's insistence that Robert Bork's appointment to the Supreme Court ``would take us back to the days of segregated lunch counters,'' were much clearer examples of irresponsible commentary. But it served their purposes and both got away with it.

Lott has nothing to apologize for, save a misconception.

It's the ones now exploiting his embarrassment who ought to be ashamed, especially the ones who have been down that road themselves.
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Dreadsox, you raise an excellent point. In addition to the uneven treatment of what constitutes "insensative" remarks, this case is another example of how some deem "what you say" as more important than "what you do".
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Here is what 42 has to say about it.


"How do they think they got a majority in the South anyway?" Clinton told CNN outside a business luncheon he was attending. "I think what they are really upset about is that he made public their strategy."

He added: "They try to suppress black voting, they ran on the Confederate flag in Georgia and South Carolina, and from top to bottom the Republicans supported it."

Asked if Lott should be removed, Clinton said, "That's up to them, but I think they can't do it with a straight face."
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Here is what 42 has to say about it.


"How do they think they got a majority in the South anyway?" Clinton told CNN outside a business luncheon he was attending. "I think what they are really upset about is that he made public their strategy."

He added: "They try to suppress black voting, they ran on the Confederate flag in Georgia and South Carolina, and from top to bottom the Republicans supported it."

Asked if Lott should be removed, Clinton said, "That's up to them, but I think they can't do it with a straight face."
One of the greatest qualities of the conservative movement is this-
At the end of the day, Trent will be removed.
Sure he might have a handful of latent racists who defend/mirror his views on both sides of the aisle Republican/Democrat, however he will be removed.

You see the majority of Republicans have a higher standard/expectation of conduct of service while serving in office unlike Democrats.
This is why you will see Trent voted out Jan 6 if it comes to this by Republican Senators..
He is an affront to most of the Republican Senate.

Unlike the Democratic Senators once Clinton was guilty of perjury and all the while he lied to ppl in his cabinet the vast majority of elected Democrats stayed with him.

Republicans are different this way.
Republicans expect more from their colleagues.

For Clinton to jump on this is par coming from him..
Clinton continually shows ppl the oppurtunist he is.

You see this issue is not a Republican issue.
This issue is not a Democrat issue.
This is a human issue
and last time I checked..
Republicans are people too.

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Dread-
It could be worse..
Kerry coulda started making fun of Italian cars too..-jk

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Latest news-

Colin Powell just blasted him..

JC Watts suggested he should step down to not expose his family to any embarrasment ...

I predict GW will sooner or later get involved directly or indirectly facilitating a job change for Mr Lott.
Regardless of what right- wing ding dongs may think ..
President Bush will display what true Christianity is all about, loving all ppl regardless of color.
Wait and see.

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Thank God the 12 days of Trentmas are now over..
Early on, on the 2nd day of Trentmas, I predicted he would be gone..
Trenchmouth has been silenced and can begin his life in a less auspicious position, thinking of other ppls feelings..(US citizens) whom he represents.

I do hope he keeps his word and learns of the racial history and plight of the civil rights era..Time will tell if his motives were genuine.

That said, it is a great day for America

The Frist will be first..
and
The Lott will be last

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bitchfaces and naysayers

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