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Friday, November 20, 2009

*** Morning speeding

CAPE Girardeau police should be stationed at the foot of the bridge as you come into town about 4:30 every morning. When I come to work, it's a hot race all the way through Illinois to get to Cape Girardeau. People pass me up doing 65 mph or more, and that continues all the way across the bridge. I think it would be good idea to put a stop to it.

*** Vaccine success

I don't think the H1N1 flu vaccine was mismanaged. It was made available in the local community. We don't need to be as panicked as we might have been led to believe. So far, so good. Don't be an alarmist.

*** The real problem

U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson says Congress should take on the big drug companies. I disagree. Congress should take on big government. It is Emerson's Congress that has given us a $1 trillion deficit, and it is Emerson's Congress that has given us a $10 trillion debt. The drug companies are not the problem. Big government is.

*** Afraid of trial

WHY is the Republican Party so afraid of having a trial in the United States for the 9/11 terrorists? Is it because they fear all the illegal acts the Bush/Cheney administration committed will become known?

*** Look at students

I graduated from a public high school last year. Failure in public schools cannot just be blamed specifically on the parents, teachers, principals or students. When I was a student I had a lot of failure in my classes, not because of the teachers or my parents. It was because I was too worried about my friends and having fun doing drugs and going to parties. A lot of students are smoking joints before class and putting alcohol in their soda cups at school. A lot of students feel the same as I did. Teachers constantly try to help students, so stop blaming them. Some parents try to help their children as well. In reality, the only ones who can succeed in our public schools are the students. Parents, don't sit around blaming somebody else when your child is the one not taking the time to succeed.


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gurusmom,

Just before midnight, last night you said...

"Sometimes, Defy ... your comments make me shudder; sometimes have me laughing; sometimes make so much scary sense that I have to admire your take on things. The main difference I see between 'Republican' versus 'Democrat' is ideology ... And those individual party ideologies tend to focus more on emotional issues than the ones which might be more important to the well-being and survival of our country. I primarily cast my vote last November for peace and a smaller, more efficient government ... That didn't work too well for me."

Thank you, I am glad that I stimulate the senses. I believe that stimulation is good in all things, especially the mind. Well, not necessarily "especially the mind," but I felt that I had to keep it clean.

I used to believe as you do, that being .... I used to believe that there were ideological differences between the Democrats and the Republicans. I used to believe that the Democrats were for the working man, and that the Republicans were for smaller government, and less government spending. I used to believe in the trickle down theory of economics, too.

As far as Republicans go, it is all talk. Hot air. Abortion is only a topic every two years, in the non-election years, it is a non-issue with Republicans. They know that it is an issue that drives voters, and they use it, as the use the voters to get re-elected. Lower taxes, smaller goverment, less government spending, all Republican talking points. The trouble is, that is all that they are, talking points. More hot air, more razzle dazzle, "let's fool 'em" hype that doesn't mean a **** thing. Republicans will openly admit that they never read their party platform and then never pledge to support it.

As for Democrats, they used to be for the working man, whether it was a real feeling of compassion and interest in the middle class of America, I really don't know. I am sure that for some it was, but, for others, it was merely their issue to attract voters, just as the Republicans used the abortion, lower taxes, smaller government, and less government spending lies to get their votes.

Then, there arose the special interest groups, the homosexual lobby, the abortion lobby, the welfare lobby and the Democrat party, seeing an opportunity to expand it's voter base, said... "Y'all come." The Republicans countered with speciall interest groups of their own, the anti-aboriton groups, the anti-welfare crowd, and those who were opposed to homosexuals. Each sought to see who's tent can be the biggest. The Democrats won. They won in the sense that their tent is the biggest, but it is unwieldy. Their tent is pulling at their stakes in many directions, it is hard to keep a mob satisfied.

Not counting the tyrant, Lincoln, most of America's wars were started, or, enlarged by Democrats. Wilson, Rosevelt,Truman, and LBJ. When the war was lost in Vietnam by Henry Kissenge, and friends, suddenly, Republicans began to think that being for war, meant that you loved your country, that you were the most patriotic person of all, if you flapped your flag, beat your breast, and shouted "kill 'em all and let God sort it out." Instead of being patritotic, they were merely idiotic.

Our next war was started under deception and unprovoked by GHW Bush, he called it the Gulf War. Bush was a different type of Republican. There had been Republicans before who sided with big business, and big industry, but they had kept their shenanigans within the US. Meaning that the benefactors of their looting, were US, and Americans at heart. Bush, on the other hand was an east coast, slime ball, Rockefeller Republican. Their goal was the globalization of the world, under a New World Order, with their motto being "No Boundaries." Okay, I made that motto up, but it is an accurate depiction of their economic and political philosophy. They wanted a New World Order, a global governance, but to acheive it, America had to be taken down. I used to hear people tell me that America would be destroyed from within, that America had to fall, economically and politically in the world in order to bring about their New World Order. I thought that these speculators were crazy. I could not imagine a group of Americans who would be willing to destroy this country and try to force America into a one world government. I believed in the goodness of man, or, at least, the goodness of Americans.

When people told me that our politicians were controlled by special interests, I wondered how could that be. Didn't I vote for Bill Emerson, and wasn't Bill Emerson voting the way that I wished him to vote? What really should my little world was when Bill Emerson thumbed his nose at all of us in the 8th District and voted FOR Bill Clinton's NAFTA. I knew, in my gut, that NAFTA was bad for America, even when my former hero, Rush Limbaugh was telling us that NAFTA was great, that we needed NAFTA. That is when I came to my senses and renounced both Bill Emerson and Rush Limbaugh. They were working against America. Sure, they, especially, Rush Limbuagh was prattleing on about Liberals bad, and Conservatives good, but it no longer had the same effect that it had had before NAFTA. Most Democrats in Congress, at that time, voted against NAFTA, so, could they really be evil scum suckers? I decided, that ocassionaly, a Democrat could be a good person, and that, ocassionaly, someone who professed to be a conserevative, or, a Republican could be evil as hell.

Bill Clinton continued the wars of aggression and subveresion with his war against the Yugoslavian people. Americans, now not as wise and vigiliant as they should have been, bought the government line that the Serbs were committing genocide in Kosovo. That was a outrageous lie that I was able to prove while watching a news conference with General William Clarke. Himself, later a war Democrat candidate for president. Clinton's job for the New World Order was to get rid of President Slobodan Milosevic of Yugoslavia, who would not submitt and surrender his people to the globalists and their satanic New World Order. Milosevic, a strong, proud Yugoslavian would not give his nation over to the perversion and plunder of the globalists. He had to go, and it was Clinton's job to take him out.

Influence over our government and national policy was growing within a group of very powerful and wealthy Jews who were Trotskyites. I elaborated on that, I believe yesterday. These Jews, including Richard Perle, and Paul Wolfowitz had lobbied Bill Clinton hard to attack Iraq. Clinton was busy killing Christians in Kosovo, so that task, the killing of Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iraq fell to George W. Bush. From the day that he walked into the White House in January, he eagerly wanted a pretext to attack the people of Iraq. President Saddam Hussein was another strong nationalist leader. As a proud Iraqi, President Hussein would not turn Iraq over to the globalists to be plundered for their benefit. Even if it meant personal wealth for both Milosevic and Hussein, they were true patriots of their nations, they would not go along with the New World Order. Much to the delight of the Trotskyite(followers of Lenin Communism) Jews and the neocon movement that grew up around them, George W. Bush was ordered by the globalists to attack Iraq, and Afghanistan. Afghanistan had the Taliban government. They were not interested in being corrupted by personal wealth, and would not turn Afghanistan over to the New World Order. Now, while Iraq had enormus wealth in their oil resereves, the New World Order wanted to control all nations, and even little, economically underachieving Afghanistan was a threat, if it was not under their control. Also, camp followers and members of the New World Order, most particularly, UNOCAL OIL, wanted to build a pipeline across Afghanistan. They held negotiations with the Taliban in Dallas. The Taliban got a little balky, when UNOCAL wanted to build the pipeline across Afghanistan and give squat to the Taliban for doing so. That, along with the New World Order wanting the Afgan poppy fields producing again, were the two major reasons that George W. Bush attacked Afghanistan, unprovoked.

Obama continues both wars. They really don't give a **** about Iraq, any longer. They have their new embassy, larger than the Vatican, and they have their military bases in Iraq, and they have finally murdered and bribed their way into getting exclusive oil deals for oil companies aligned with the globalist agenda, many of them in the US. So, the globalists have won in their eyes.

5,000 OFFICIAL American dead is a cheap price, in their eyes, to acheive their goals in Iraq. Over 30,000 permanently disabled, disfigured, and disfuncitional Amercians, is no big deal, because none of their executives, board members, or, yacht club member friends were affected. Big deal if it was a mother/soldier from Chaffee, or, a father of five from Peoria, who cares, when they look at how much money that they made, and what they acheived for their New World Order.

Years ago, gurusmom, I would have never thought of my country in this manner. I would have lashed out at anyone who would suggest that there are Americans who do not care that other Americaans are disabled, become dysfunctional, or, die. I believed that all Americans were a harmonious community, a band of brothers, of all colors, creeds and nationalities. It was the propaganda that I had learned in school. Perhaps, when I learned it, it wasn't propaganda, but real. However, today, it is propaganda. There are Americans who would scru another blind, if it advanced them socially, economically, or, politically. They want power, even more than money, because, for the most part, they already have the money. The military, to them, is there to enforce their rules, to be their thugs, to punish those who do not comply with the wishes of these globalists as they expand their New World Order. A soldier or Marines life is meaningless. They are a mere tool to accomplish certain polictical and economic goals of the New World Order. These globalists believe that there are too many people populating their earth, anyway, so what the hell if 5,000, or, 100,000 are killed. The fact that our policies and our troops killed over 2 million Iraqi's and Afghans pleases them.

No, there is no difference in the Beltway between the Democrats and the Republicans. Down here, at the local level, there may be differnces. Don't look to Jo Ann Emerson, though. She is neither Republican, nor, Democrat. Jo Ann Emerson is a player, an opportunist.

Why must our congressional and state representatives be chosen by either the federal, or, state political party organizations? Why could not a local person who has only the people of this district as their interest, be our representative? Why do we need an outsider like Bill Emerson, or, worse, Jo Ann Emerson?

Years ago, I appeared before the Cape City Council on a tax issue. There was a humble woman from down on Benton street who spoke against the tax, as well. I wondered, why could we not elect her, or, a person like her to be our councilman? Why do we select those with good old Cape family names, or, supported by those good ole boys, but who could give a **** about us?

I really do not know the answer to that problem. To be effective, we who oppose tyranny at any level of government, would need to organize and put forth candidates. In other districts, I am sure that they do that. Here, we must be drinking too much floridated water, or, something that sedates us and keeps us from acting in a positive, freedom stirring manner.

Death to the New World Order!

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 2:14 AM

Afraid of trial,

You hit the nail square on. Only thing is, it isn't just the Republicans wanting to keep the hearings out of the country, there are some Democrats who were compliciant in the attacks of September 11th, 2001.

If hearings are held where the public has access to informaiton, we ill learn that 99% of those who are in Gitmo were not involved, or, if they were, they were defending their country from an aggressive invading force sent by the war mongering, Trotskyite Jew infested Bush regime.

We have no business attacking, raping, plundering, torturing and murdering the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.

There are no secrets that the federal government should have from the people of America. If you believe that crock of BS that we are a government of the people, then let the people hear just what crimes the government has committed in our name.

That is what these scum fear most, that we will hear the truth about their lies to us over these last eight years, and that we will be mighty pizzed.

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 2:21 AM

Razzle Dazzle it is, Defy! You really have a pretty good grasp, for the most part, of what each political party wants us to think they stand for, and where they stand with the 'special interest groups,' and why (votes ... power ... money).

I have been quite aware of your intelligence, and the depth of your knowledge about much of our more-recent history, things I either wasn't knowledgeable about, or didn't remember as time passed.

When you write things as you did this morning, that are so informative, and state your opinions on the good and/or bad but without rancor ... as opposed to kind of getting side-tracked with personal feelings ... that is when you exhibit those admirable traits I have noticed. Oh! And I noticed in your first paragraph that you even have a sense of humor!

However ... you're 'more word-y' than even I am! ~laughing~

Just sayin' ...

-- Posted by gurusmom on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 4:19 AM

gurusmom,

When God was handing out brevity, I thought that He said "Beret?", and I replied, "No, thank you." Even I was surprised at it's lenght.

Thank you for the very kind words this morning.

I do have my days of anger. I have found another forum, where most four letter words are allowed, so, I vent there.

I used to be a very tolerant person. I am growing less tolerant with each passing day. The cause for that growing intolarance is centered in NYC, and D.C.

I have drawn an opinion concerning the Army's treatment, and handling of Major Hasan, prior to his taking of lives in Killeen, Texas. I will touch upon it another day, as I do not want to do anything to spoil such a nice response from you.

Again, thank you. Have a great Friday.

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 6:46 AM

THIS WEEKEND, LAST DAYS FOR FISH!!!

Saturday will be the last day until March, 2010, for you to get fantastic fried catfish at BABE's FISH, just across the bridge in East Cape.

BABE's offers excellent catfish dinners, sandwiches, and by the pound. Babe's Hush Puppies are outstanding, but the biggest treat, not found elsewhere, are BABE's cheesecake bars.

They are just 75 cents each. A good sized protion bar, covered on both sides by cinnamon. Cinnamon is thought to lower blood glucose and cholestrol.

The fact that there is cheese cake goodness in between the two sides coated in cinnamon is just a bonus. Don't go through the winter without trying these fantastic cheesecake bars at BABE's Fish.

While you are there be sure to try the fish and hushpuppies.

BABE's FISH is located just across the bridge in East Cape, just west of the Pony inside the fence. Look for the red food stand. You wont' regret it. Closing on Saturday after business, until March, 2010.

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 7:07 AM

Al Capone's Vault Geraldo Rivera, is on Fox News lumping Militias in with terrorists. These globalist, New World Order stooges like Rivera, are wanting to get talk started about closing down the internet.

These globalist stooges, the Fox morning show talking heads, are opining "Gee, what can we do? "We have so much freedom." Meaing, our freedoms are the problem here. That are pushing the nonsense that "If we could only get Americans to give up freedom, we could close down the internet, and we would be all nice and snuggly secure." Unfortuantely, either because Americans have put a misplaced trust in Fox, because Fox has led them on, strung them along, giving them red meat, telling them what they want to hear, and then, they come up with this line, of "let's close the internet down, so that we can be secure and defeat those nasty ole terrorists." Dummies will adopt that mantra, because they have been fed back stories and lines that they want to believe, now, that their heroes say close the internet to be safe, they will adopt that mantra without thinking.

It has happened before. It is propaganda exercised in a very covert, and deceptive manner. It is effective.

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 7:17 AM

MSNBC, cable channel 55, is about to report that TEA PARTIERS are turning on each other....at 0720am.

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 7:19 AM

lord have mercy groupiemom inaugurated defy into the rat pack

-- Posted by wing man on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 7:50 AM

Morning Speeding

Guess what, I drive into town from Jackson every morning from my job at the factory there and it is speeding rush hour traffic at 7:20am. The cops are not going to sit at every entrance into Cape and wait for speeders. This town's population doubles the second the stores are set to open because of shoppers and store owners. It will be busy and people will speed. They are more worried about the bigger crimes.

Vaccine success

The vaccine ran out because everyone and their dog got the shot. Instead of giving it to the people who may catch it quicker, like children, the elderly, and the pregnant, they let everyone and anyone have it. I think it is funny that they sent several dozen shots to Wall Street for certain banks so they could be protected, but poor Mrs. Flannery down the road now has HINI. The media is creating this "epidemic" and until the death toll beats the thousands who die every year from the regular flu, guess what it is only up to about 10 percent of that right now, this will just be a scare.

The real problem

So is the debt $1 trillion or ten? You throw two different numbers in there that makes your rant sound like it is uneducated. This is why you should not throw numbers out unless you are clear and know what they mean.

Afraid of trial

That and they do not want anyone to have rights. Like I said, no matter who they are, put them through our system. They hate us so much, let them be treated like an American before they are executed. Kind of a slap in the face.

Look at students

This sounds like a parent or someone with no kids at all. I am sorry, but who in their right mind says "A lot of students are smoking joints before class and putting alcohol in their soda cups at school." I may have been out of high school for about 6 years but I never talked like that and I came from a place alot smaller than this place. Also if you are tattling about yourself, you must not have done it that often. If you are a high school kid you sound like one of those preppy sub-urban kids who tried pot once and got drunk off of one wine cooler. I drank alot in High school and passed with a 3.795 GPA. So it is not the alcohol or drugs, it is just you and the fact you are not doing enough to learn. Do not blame others and other things for your mistake. It was you and the fact you would not do the work.

-- Posted by Prince_of_cats on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 7:54 AM

CSPAN ..... MORNING JOURNAL

There is an outstanding MORNING JOURNAL on CSPAN this morning.... If you get a chance, catch it later today as they re-broadcast the program. The guest in third hour is Howard Ruff, who has www.rufftimes.com

For the most part, Ruff and I agree on the economy, and the dollar. Ruff is hard hitting. His latest book is "How to Prosper in the Age of Obamanomics." Ruff goes a little light on Bush and Company, but, other than that, he seems to be right on the money. Pardon the choice of words.

Ruff is concerned about the dollar, believes in Gold and Silver.

Ruff's audience for his website and his news letter... www.rufftimes.com are mostly middle class Americans.

Ruff, and I agree that a recovery is not coming. It cannot happen with the policies that bush used, and Obama is continuing to use.

Catch CSPAN later today... check the schedule at www.cspan.org

-- Posted by Defy Tyranny on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 9:02 AM

-- Posted by ..Rick on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 11:31 AM

Kinda figure there is no reason to comment. Defy will just post his books and leave no room for the rest of us. =(

-- Posted by all_i_hear_is_blah_blah on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 12:20 PM

Good afternoon! ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 12:43 PM

...let's try that for a moment. check back later to see if you all can do it.

-- Posted by cadillacman on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 9:35 AM

Sorry can't do it.

BO is lost.

-- Posted by Wiff on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 1:03 PM

Turnips,

Good Afternoon. Glad to see you respected the morning of silence!

-- Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 12:52 PM

Wheels, don't sound so surprised! There is a lil' good in me. ;o)

-- Posted by Turnip on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 1:47 PM

yeah i figured you have no idea of what i am talkin about. good...that means i'm winning again.

-- Posted by cadillacman on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 1:13 PM

i gotcha...and it don't mean shat , really ...

-- Posted by ..Rick on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 2:52 PM

afterall...your people started it.

"The World is mine!"...Nino Brown....New Jack City!.....-- Posted by cadillacman on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 1:13 PM

How do you know it is my people?

You know what happened to Nino don't you? He thought it was his. BTW Tony Montana said it also but it was short lived.

-- Posted by Wiff on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 3:09 PM

Hannah Montana?

I'm glad that there is another SO regular who agrees with me that Obama is simply continuing the same policy set forth by his predecessor. Honestly, how many people would've guessed that cadillacman was such an ardent Bush supporter.

-- Posted by Lumpy on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 3:31 PM

cadillac ,

do you shoot pool ?

i'd be proud to shoot a game or two with you , i just might kick your *** from here to Germany ! ha!

lemme know .....

-- Posted by ..Rick on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 3:40 PM

Ellis accepted plea deal:

http://www.kfvs12.com/Global/story.asp?S...

-- Posted by Turnip on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 8:29 PM

Re: Morning speeding

What happened here? I thunk East Cape was the exclusive primary revenue generator for the Southern Illinois traffic enforcement officials?

All seriousness aside - if one wants an eye-opener as to Cape's draw - watch the traffic heading west through East Cape in the morning around 7-8 am, and then east around 4-5 pm. Holy cow! For at least 2 hours a day, the "Bridge to Nowhere" earns its keep, IMO.

Re: Vaccine success

Not alarmed at all. Don't even take a regular flu shot. My motto is not to intentionally punch any more holes in myself than I already do by accident.

Re: The real problem

Basically, IMO, debt is the spending of anticipated, not-yet-realized income. Somehow, the ditty "high hopes, I've got high hopes" comes to mind. The average 'family of four" owes more on their equal share of the national debt than they do on their house. Just how far down can we dig the hole before it collapses in on us?

Re: Look at students

Hmm, sounds like some things haven't changed a whole lot in the 30-or-so years since I was in high school, except for maybe the escalation of the level. "What one generation tolerates, the next accepts" can be viewed as an ever-increasing spiral around the toilet bowl.

*****

Thought for the day - from a tune definitely done, or possibly re-done by the Dave Edmunds Band - Monday ain't a fun day, Tuesday's a blue day, Wednesday's a frenzy, Thursday's the worst day, Friday is great - cuz I kin hardly wait, until the weekend. :-)

-- Posted by fxpwt on Fri, Nov 20, 2009, at 8:45 PM

This is a comment unrelated to today's subjects being discussed. A week or so ago, Gerald Naeger up in Perryville wrote a letter about what he considered to be a shameful act by the AARP, in that the AARP has announced support for the health reform proposal that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. He said "Shame on the AARP" for supporting this legislation.

I then wrote a letter in response to Mr. Naeger's letter, in which I said that when Mr. Naeger stops selling cigarettes in his Perryville drug store, than maybe folks might begin to take his health care comments seriously.

This paper has refused to print my letter, which was submitted online. This is just another example of the editorial bias of this newspaper, in which they not only print their editorials, they also slant the letters to the editor, omitting those that do not conform with their red-neck views. The reading public is left to believe that the letters to the editor represent the extent of the diverse views of this region of Missouri, when they in fact are edited to primarily present one, conservative, view of most matters of interest to the public.

-- Posted by Raunchy on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 7:51 AM

FrohnaJoe...why don't you submit the letter as the body of a new thread to discuss?

You surely knew of the bias, it is Cape Girardeau!

-- Posted by Theorist on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 8:09 AM

FrohnaJoe,

That is the main reason I will not work for them. I will also never work at any paper that has a political agenda, no matter what party. I had a friend who wrote one story for them, when he sent it in, they took it, reworked it, added things he did not have, and then tried to pass it off as his article in the paper. Know in my journalism classes I learned that this is wrong to do. In fact as an former editor of the Arrow, I know better than to rip apart someone's story. It is ok to correct mistakes, but not to add something to the story that was never there. I know for a fact that the St. Louis Post Dispatch doesn't do this.

-- Posted by Prince_of_cats on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 8:22 AM

When will the good blacks stand up ffor the good whites? If anyone was racist, it was Ellis. Then also, Muslims won't stand behind the good whites either. Pretty simple. It's blacks like ole Jesse Jackson & Al Sharpton that keep racism alive.

-- Posted by Missouri Kid on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 2:53 PM

"U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson says Congress should take on the big drug companies."

Jo Ann Emerson IS Congress. What's stopping her from doing it herself, besides the money they give to her to help keep her mouth shut.

-- Posted by the_eye on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 4:01 PM

"It's blacks like ole Jesse Jackson & Al Sharpton that keep racism alive."

Wrong. It's lazy unemployed gangbangers and the like that keep racism alive.

There's no helping those who refuse to help themselves. It's a lot easier to whine and complain because your great grandfather was a slave, than to pull up your pants and get a job and stop leaving single mothers with all your babies.

Put that in your crack pipe and smoke it.

-- Posted by the_eye on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 4:05 PM

-- Posted by ..Rick on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 5:56 PM

Defy,

I will be brief, on some issues you are close to correct. On others, you are full of BS.

-- Posted by Balmy on Sat, Nov 21, 2009, at 9:47 PM

To the_eye,

Well put, thank you.

But as for Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Oprah Winfrey, NAACP and the Civil Liberties Union I still remain steadfast in my comment that these mentioned keep racism alive. But you are so correct.

-- Posted by Missouri Kid on Sun, Nov 22, 2009, at 12:12 PM

Oprah Winfrey is FAR from racist. She is an example to all black people that you can succeed in life if you apply yourself.

As for Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, although I am sure they do a lot, I would prefer to hear them talk less and do more.

We SHOULD live in a country where an NAACP is not needed.

After all, white folks have an organization like that. It's called the KKK, and you see how useless they are.

-- Posted by the_eye on Sun, Nov 22, 2009, at 6:59 PM


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