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Obama's crowd and fireworks were much bigger.

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O Really wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:34 pm
Obama's crowd and fireworks were much bigger.
"Hands", too.
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Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:27 pm
CNN called Mount Rushmore "majestic" and "quite a sight" in 2008 when Obama visited
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/202 ... mp-visits/
In 2008, CNN anchor Ron Marciano said: “Barack Obama is campaigning in South Dakota. That state’s primary is Tuesday. Obama arrived there late last night and got a good look around Mt. Rushmore — it’s quite a sight if you haven’t seen it.”

Fellow anchor Betty Nguyen added: “Barack Obama is in South Dakota today. He arrived there last night. Take a look at this. He got a good glimpse of the majestic Mount Rushmore.

CNN’s Jim Acosta called Rushmore a “fitting stop for a presidential contender” in 2008.
More from article: CNN was also upbeat about Mount Rushmore in 2016, when Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) visited: Video from Twitter https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1 ... -visits%2F

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I would be upbeat about Mt Rushmore as well if I were to find that you'd taken a swan dive off the summit. But if it was only covered by breitbart I'd never know about it.

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trump's nazi symbolism at Rushmore was way cool too.

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Ut oh. Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke in blackface. Let the trashing begin.
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Dick Van Dyke as Bert the chimney sweep in Mary Poppins, 1964. Sometimes "blackface" isn't really "blackface" - a distinction many don't seem to recognize
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O Really wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:00 pm
Ut oh. Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke in blackface. Let the trashing begin.
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Dick Van Dyke as Bert the chimney sweep in Mary Poppins, 1964. Sometimes "blackface" isn't really "blackface" - a distinction many don't seem to recognize
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Real Snooki at her ummmm, "best."

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You too can become a blackface outcast...

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You too can become a blackface outcast...

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Ewww.

A charred wine cork works well. I never did full blackface, but used it as part of some costume - football player? camo soldier? I can't recall.

I also dressed up as a Native American for a small protest at a McDonald's.
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I would skip the costume were I to do it today.
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Vrede too wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:02 pm

I also dressed up as a Native American for a small protest at a McDonald's.
WARPED - Warriors Against Ridiculous Packaging and Environmental Decay.
I would skip the costume were I to do it today.
Oh, I dunno. Fake Indian costume to protest against Ridiculous Packaging seems pretty apropos. :lol:

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I never wore blackface nor know anyone who did, but I did once spray paint a guys hands and feet white while he was passed out drunk in Knoxville TN many years ago....even have pictures of it. Also stuffed a potato into his pants. He had the whitest hands and feet around for a couple of months.

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On Facebook, someone had made a comment about black face being used by the author in the book "Black Like Me", where a white man disguises himself as a black man and writes about his experiences to bring to light racism. This was written back in the 1959 and published in 1961 (I think). Anyway, people were trying to "cancel" this book by saying it was racist for the dude to wear blackface, and it's whitewashing black experiences because it's a white guy writing about the experiences of black folks. Ok, but sort of. The spirit of the book wasn't to white-wash anything. It was written to bring to show how black folks were being treated poorly due to rampant racism.

Context of time and place is very, very important. It was an incredibly good book in my opinion and brought to the forefront deeply ingrained racism to white folks. The author even received death threats for publishing the book.
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I think I read "Black Like Me" years ago, but don't remember much of it. But there have been a lot of experiments done demonstrating the difference in treatment of people of a different race, obese people, poorly dressed people, religious attire, etc. Same person goes into the same setting, says the same things, acts the same way, with the only difference being the race/weight, whatever. There was also a study done on resumes where the identical resume was sent in but one had a name like Sherika and the other like Heather and every time the Heathers got called in more often for interviews.

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Trump Org website selling baseballs for 88 bucks:

https://www.businessinsider.com/88-doll ... reddit.com
A new controversy over what could be white-supremacist messaging from Trumpworld has emerged in the form of an $88 baseball sold on the Trump Organization's website.

The Anti-Defamation League describes 88 as "one of the most common white supremacist symbols."

"H is the eighth letter of the alphabet, so 88 = HH = Heil Hitler," the ADL's website says, adding that "88 is used throughout the entire white supremacist movement, not just neo-Nazis."
Why not 85? Why not 90? Why 88?
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Whack9 wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:51 am
Trump Org website selling baseballs for 88 bucks:

https://www.businessinsider.com/88-doll ... ler-2020-7

Why not 85? Why not 90? Why 88?
There's more, linked by billy.pilgrim in 3 posts:
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Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:08 pm
I get that it's all pretty suspicious, but one thing I don't understand is why PINO would go out of his way to signal to Nazis secretly when he's openly told them for 5 years that he's on their side. Could it just be that his team are idiots?
Idk.
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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:01 pm
Whack9 wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:51 am
Trump Org website selling baseballs for 88 bucks:

https://www.businessinsider.com/88-doll ... ler-2020-7

Why not 85? Why not 90? Why 88?
There's more, linked by billy.pilgrim in 3 posts:
viewtopic.php?p=123649#p123649

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Vrede too wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:08 pm
I get that it's all pretty suspicious, but one thing I don't understand is why PINO would go out of his way to signal to Nazis secretly when he's openly told them for 5 years that he's on their side. Could it just be that his team are idiots?
Idk.
It's probably the people working for him. "Trolling" is super in vogue nowadays. Stephen Miller is an outright white nationalist. A lot of alt-righters have a hard-on for Trump, so they're probably throwing out all of these not so subtle dog whistles to "troll" the left and signal racist assholes.
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Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns
https://www.yahoo.com/news/protesters-r ... 24373.html
The McCloskeys are personal injury attorneys who suddenly became famous last Sunday. As an estimated 500 demonstrators marched near their home, the couple heard a loud commotion and saw a large group of people break an iron gate marked with “No Trespassing” and “Private Street” signs, according to a police report.

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Fucking Indiana assholes, I hope they rot in jail, but because it's fucking Indiana they probably won't.

Video on Facebook link.


Video shows Black man pinned to tree in what he calls 'attempted lynching' at Indiana lake


https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 1175677046
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:37 pm
Fucking Indiana assholes, I hope they rot in jail, but because it's fucking Indiana they probably won't....
We'll see, few like lynchings or idiots and Monroe County is blue.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monroe_Co ... a#Politics

Lock them up!
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