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Old 8th November 2021, 05:13 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by Beelzebuddy View Post
I admit I chuckled.
For real
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Old 8th November 2021, 06:22 PM   #82
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So the youngster tried twice to get a ballot and vote, even after being told the first time he was ineligible. Not only is he thick or determined to be corrupt, if he had been "immigrant-looking" then he would be in jail already.

Also , this begs the question: Was he the only one? How many OTHER GOP voters, including underage thickheads, tried the same tactic of voting twice or more, and succeeded without being detected?
Answering my own question: It appears that a couple of the youngster's friends did exactly that. Yo! High five, dudes!
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Old 9th November 2021, 01:50 PM   #83
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Originally Posted by Beelzebuddy View Post
I admit I chuckled.
Originally Posted by gabeygoat View Post
For real
It's actually kind of reassuring. We know Warp12 isn't hanging around in the kind of ignorant white people echo chambers where that kind of idea might be commonplace.
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Old 10th November 2021, 11:15 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
Well, of course some people are going think that. Why wouldn't they? I mean you have people like Robin DiAngelo suggesting that white people need to behave in ways that are "less white". Whereas you don't often hear people suggest that black people behave in ways that are "less black".

A lot of people are not going to get behind that use of language.
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Old 10th November 2021, 11:35 PM   #85
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Well, of course some people are going think that. Why wouldn't they? I mean you have people like Robin DiAngelo suggesting that white people need to behave in ways that are "less white". Whereas you don't often hear people suggest that black people behave in ways that are "less black".

A lot of people are not going to get behind that use of language.
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You know exactly what I am saying. It's not like people are generally celebrating books and training materials that are telling people that "blackness" is defined as a group of all negative traits.

For example, if a black person goes to work, they are not likely to be presented with training materials that say, "to be less black is to be less murderous", or "to be less black is to be less lazy". I doubt you will see a best-selling book on "Black Fragility and Thugishness" anytime soon.

These stupid racial generalizations have gained a lot of popularity when targeting whites, lately, however. Hence, as I say, you are going to get some pushback from people who equate such stupidity to CRT. Of course, the Democrats just know they are the smartest people in the audience, and they make that clear to voters. I hope they keep it up.

In the meantime, we can all celebrate Youngkin's victory.

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Old 11th November 2021, 12:15 AM   #86
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
You know exactly what I am saying. It's not like people are generally celebrating books and training materials that are telling people that "blackness" is defined as a group of all negative traits.

For example, if a black person goes to work, they are not likely to be presented with training materials that say, "to be less black is to be less murderous", or "to be less black is to be less lazy". I doubt you will see a best-selling book on "Black Fragility and Thugishness" anytime soon.

These stupid racial generalizations have gained a lot of popularity when targeting whites, lately, however. Hence, as I say, you are going to get some pushback from people who equate such stupidity to CRT. Of course, the Democrats just know they are the smartest people in the audience, and they make that clear to voters. I hope they keep it up.

In the meantime, we can all celebrate Youngkin's victory.
Nobody suggested that we did not understand what you meant...we were quite sure exactly what you meant. Thank you for confirming...though it was really not neccessary.
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Old 11th November 2021, 02:16 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
You know exactly what I am saying. It's not like people are generally celebrating books and training materials that are telling people that "blackness" is defined as a group of all negative traits.

For example, if a black person goes to work, they are not likely to be presented with training materials that say, "to be less black is to be less murderous", or "to be less black is to be less lazy". I doubt you will see a best-selling book on "Black Fragility and Thugishness" anytime soon.

These stupid racial generalizations have gained a lot of popularity when targeting whites, lately, however. Hence, as I say, you are going to get some pushback from people who equate such stupidity to CRT. Of course, the Democrats just know they are the smartest people in the audience, and they make that clear to voters. I hope they keep it up.

In the meantime, we can all celebrate accept Youngkin's victory.
Because most of us here are grown-ups.

Meanwhile, there's still some manky brats getting about with confederate flags and guns who have yet to accept the results of the 2020 presidential election. Some even live in big houses in Florida. Perhaps you might tell them that it is OK to accept these sorts of things and to stop pouting.
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Old 11th November 2021, 07:11 AM   #88
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Because most of us here are grown-ups.
I haven't seen much evidence of that.
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Old 11th November 2021, 09:22 AM   #89
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You know exactly what I am saying.
Yes, we all know exactly what you are saying.
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Old 11th November 2021, 06:53 PM   #90
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I haven't seen much evidence of that.
I did say "most" of us here are grown-ups. There's some notable exceptions.
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Old 11th November 2021, 07:09 PM   #91
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It's actually kind of reassuring. We know Warp12 isn't hanging around in the kind of ignorant white people echo chambers where that kind of idea might be commonplace.
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Old 12th November 2021, 06:47 AM   #92
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Originally Posted by Susheel View Post
Nobody suggested that we did not understand what you meant...we were quite sure exactly what you meant. Thank you for confirming...though it was really not neccessary.

These days, young black people are more likely to be told to act "less black" by their parents in an effort to reduce the chance of being shot by the police during a traffic stop.
I remember a TV show from the early 90s in which a black character was embarrassed to admit that, whenever he interacted with the police, he would hike up his pants and act like Steve Urkel to make sure he seemed harmless.
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Old 13th November 2021, 08:00 AM   #93
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I don't know whether to be relieved or irritated that white supremacists have no notion of code switching.
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I don't know whether to be relieved or irritated that white supremacists have no notion of code switching.
Not to mention the things black women have been coerced to do to their hair in order to get and keep jobs.
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Not to mention the things black women have been coerced to do to their hair in order to get and keep jobs.
How exactly does this figure into the election results?

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Pardon me. I thought someone said something about being told to act less black for jobs.
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Originally Posted by Carlotta View Post
Not to mention the things black women have been coerced to do to their hair in order to get and keep jobs.

True. From WAPO:
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"In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated fish entree, the two talked about race in the boardroom; the recruiter, a white woman, complained about the challenges of finding black women to be corporate directors.

To test how she’d respond, Harts, who founded a career development company for women of color and had a book on the topic released in August, asked the recruiter who she would feel more comfortable putting forward as a candidate for a board: a woman of color with a sleek ponytail, or one with a natural hairstyle such as locs or an Afro. The recruiter said the woman with the ponytail, Harts recalled. “The phrase she used was ‘clean-cut,’ ” Harts said.
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“I’ll be honest with you: I wear my hair straight probably 99 percent of the time because, being in corporate America, I’ve seen how clients who have braids and natural hairstyles can be looked upon.”

You want a job? Change your name from Jamal to James or LaKeesha to Laura:


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"Every day, a black-name resume is 50 percent less likely to get responded to than a white-name resume," Ross said. "Right? That’s everyday racism."
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While white-sounding names spurred 50 percent more callbacks than the ones with black-sounding names, black-sounding names were 33 percent less likely to get responded to.
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"We find little evidence that our results are driven by employers inferring something other than race, such as social class, from the names," their paper states. "These results suggest that racial discrimination is still a prominent feature of the labor market."
Politifact rated this Mostly True.


Yeah, blacks aren't being told to be 'less black and more white'.
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Yeah, blacks aren't being told to be 'less black and more white'.
Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
You know exactly what I am saying. It's not like people are generally celebrating books and training materials that are telling people that "blackness" is defined as a group of all negative traits.

For example, if a black person goes to work, they are not likely to be presented with training materials that say, "to be less black is to be less murderous", or "to be less black is to be less lazy". I doubt you will see a best-selling book on "Black Fragility and Thugishness" anytime soon.

These stupid racial generalizations have gained a lot of popularity when targeting whites, lately, however. Hence, as I say, you are going to get some pushback from people who equate such stupidity to CRT. Of course, the Democrats just know they are the smartest people in the audience, and they make that clear to voters. I hope they keep it up.

In the meantime, we can all celebrate Youngkin's victory.
Stacy, your comment has nothing to do with Youngkin's victory, or why some may find CRT to be controversial at election time. You have not refuted my above statement in any way.
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Old 16th November 2021, 04:34 PM   #99
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Pardon me. I thought someone said something about being told to act less black for jobs.
And what the hell does less black mean anyway?
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Stacy, your comment has nothing to do with Youngkin's victory, or why some may find CRT to be controversial at election time. You have not refuted my above statement in any way.
I think we have all guessed where this poster is coming from...
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And what the hell does less black mean anyway?
It means about as much as "less white". But, some people can't seem to grasp that, it seems. Instead they buy books to learn how to be "less white", and corporations pay for training materials that push the same ideas. As I say, many people equate this to CRT, and that is where you get the push back at election time.

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And what the hell does less black mean anyway?
It means being treated poorly by racists.
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