Race, lets make this serious! It is nearly 2013.

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Re: Race, lets make this serious! It is nearly 2013.

Unread post by Vrede too » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:10 pm

'It's Okay To Be White' signs placed on East Tennessee State University's (Johnson City) campus

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As always, the pitiful bigots are confirming that they are whiny perpetual victims.
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Unread post by neoplacebo » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:37 am

Vrede too wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:10 pm
'It's Okay To Be White' signs placed on East Tennessee State University's (Johnson City) campus

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As always, the pitiful bigots are confirming that they are whiny perpetual victims.
I saw that story yesterday and had to cringe since I actually attended ETSU for a couple years in the early 80's. And the photo with the story is not on the campus of the university; don't know where they came up with it.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:25 pm

neoplacebo wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:37 am
I saw that story yesterday and had to cringe since I actually attended ETSU for a couple years in the early 80's. And the photo with the story is not on the campus of the university; don't know where they came up with it.
They're all over the web when one googles images for: 'It's Okay To Be White'.

That one is the first one that appears for me, and it comes from the It's OK to be white Wiki page. Still no statement of locale.

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Unread post by O Really » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:33 pm

I like AOC, and agree with much of what she says. But it's not necessary for her to chime in on every leaf that falls.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:07 pm

O Really wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:33 pm
I like AOC, and agree with much of what she says. But it's not necessary for her to chime in on every leaf that falls.
Agreed, my post is specific to this one instance. I've wondered if she's overplaying it in general, but she's smart enough that maybe she knows what she's doing. There's got to be something to being one of the top 5 House names as a frosh, and true progressive (ie real Dem) standard bearers have been rare for awhile. We'll see if it goes well for her and the party or not.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:25 am

O Really wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:33 pm
I like AOC, and agree with much of what she says. But it's not necessary for her to chime in on every leaf that falls.
Not to stereotype - well, that's exactly what I'm doing ;) - but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pretty much what I would expect a smart, attractive, 30 year old, Bernie! volunteer, PR heritage, democratic socialist, former bartender, Latina Rep from the Bronx that beat an establishment Dem to be like. It would almost be disappointing otherwise.
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Unread post by O Really » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:10 pm

Vrede too wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:25 am
O Really wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:33 pm
I like AOC, and agree with much of what she says. But it's not necessary for her to chime in on every leaf that falls.
Not to stereotype - well, that's exactly what I'm doing ;) - but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pretty much what I would expect a smart, attractive, 30 year old, Bernie! volunteer, PR heritage, democratic socialist, former bartender, Latina Rep from the Bronx that beat an establishment Dem to be like. It would almost be disappointing otherwise.
Well, yeah, but we've all had colleagues whose "real" person wasn't necessarily what showed up at the office or in court. I just wish she'd pick her fights with a little more thought and not feel like she has to comment on everything the press asks her about, as they try to get yet another AOC contrived controversy.

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O Really wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:10 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:25 am
O Really wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:33 pm
I like AOC, and agree with much of what she says. But it's not necessary for her to chime in on every leaf that falls.
Not to stereotype - well, that's exactly what I'm doing ;) - but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pretty much what I would expect a smart, attractive, 30 year old, Bernie! volunteer, PR heritage, democratic socialist, former bartender, Latina Rep from the Bronx that beat an establishment Dem to be like. It would almost be disappointing otherwise.
Well, yeah, but we've all had colleagues whose "real" person wasn't necessarily what showed up at the office or in court. I just wish she'd pick her fights with a little more thought and not feel like she has to comment on everything the press asks her about, as they try to get yet another AOC contrived controversy.
The hate for her from conservatives is really interesting. They hate her, yet they're a large part of the reason her name is so well known now. They endlessly share memes deriding her, casting her as an idiot and obsess over everything she says. It's probably like when kids have a crush on someone and don't know how to flirt or express interest properly, so they just make fun of them in the most awkward fashion possible.

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Unread post by O Really » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:27 pm

She's everything they're afraid of. An "uppity" woman, Hispanic ferpetesake, who's smart and has opinions - opinions!

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Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:10 pm

Plus, she's young, from the Bronx and a good dancer, other things that Repugs hate (ie Sean Spicer). If she was a lesbian she would be the perfect boogeywoman. Y'all make a good point that her infamy is largely a con creation. Handed that, I can't blame her for running with it.
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