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Yes 40 50.63%
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Old 27.01.2021, 09:11
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Centre or centre right? Sure. From your perspective you're in the middle. From mine, you are pretty much right of right. No amount of winky faces changes that.
I know there are offense archaeologists active on this platform that enjoy digging back over past posts, however even they would never find a "right of right" position that I've taken. Another peculiar trait of modern internet discourse, the willingness to revert to straw men when normal lines of argument fail.

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The judge (Tipton) was appointed by Trump and is from Texas, so go figure.

He also just happens to look like the poster boy for "rich white guy:"
Could you perhaps tone down the casual racism?
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Old 27.01.2021, 09:42
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Could you perhaps tone down the casual racism?
Is it racism if I'm white?

Mentioning the guy's skin color is not racism.
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Old 27.01.2021, 09:47
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Is it racism if I'm white?

Mentioning the guy's skin color is not racism.
Change white to black, and say that again.

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Old 27.01.2021, 09:59
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Change white to black, and say that again.

Tom
You're not making sense. You don't understand the difference between making fun of your own race and saying a derogatory, racist comment about another race?

Nice try.
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Old 27.01.2021, 10:06
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Re: Will Biden be a good President?

It's racist to comment on someone's skin color regardless of the race of the person making the comment.

Pity that you can't see that.

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It's racist to comment on someone's skin color regardless of the race of the person making the comment.

Pity that you can't see that.

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I'm gonna pull a Chuff here Tom...

Racism in the dictionary: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism by an individual, community, or institution against a person or people on the basis of their membership of a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.

There are way too many white males on this forum screaming about being victims of racism and sexism.
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Old 27.01.2021, 10:12
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typically one that is a minority or marginalized.
Umm, you DO understand the meaning of the word 'typically'?

Also as "white males" are less than 50%, they are also a "minority".

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Re: Will Biden be a good President?

Sorry mate, didn't mean to bring him in to upset you.

You lost me at crying about racism as a white dude...perhaps we can say "generalizing"? Which is something we are all guilty of doing. No need to bring such an inflammatory word in that is a far different meaning to most who experience it...

Here's more on the subject:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52993306
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Old 27.01.2021, 10:21
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It's racist to comment on someone's skin color regardless of the race of the person making the comment.

Pity that you can't see that.

Tom
No, it isn't.

I grew up around Detroit and we do that all the time, including my black friends, in part because we understand what racism really is. Racism isn't simply commenting about skin color, and it certainly isn't about making fun of your own race.

What you've done is completely changed the context of what I said in a very lame attempt to try to prove me wrong and yourself right.
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Old 27.01.2021, 10:25
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Re: Will Biden be a good President?

Let's get back on topic and continue with the poster boy for "old white guy". He's president for a week now and we all seem to have forgotten about him.
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Let's get back on topic and continue with the poster boy for "old white guy". He's president for a week now and we all seem to have forgotten about him.
I haven't ... he's done a hell of a lot in only his first week!

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/whi...o-far-n1255564
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Old 27.01.2021, 10:47
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I haven't ... he's done a hell of a lot in only his first week!

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/whi...o-far-n1255564
Yes, one of the things President Biden has done is reembrace dangerous and divisive critical race theory. So when people spout racist bilge like Pancakes it is somehow accepted as OK. Thankfully, critical race theory has been thoroughly rejected on this side of the pond until now!
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Old 27.01.2021, 12:39
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Yes, one of the things President Biden has done is reembrace dangerous and divisive critical race theory. So when people spout racist bilge like Pancakes it is somehow accepted as OK. Thankfully, critical race theory has been thoroughly rejected on this side of the pond until now!
You're the type of person who complains about people throwing up the racist card and too quickly and irrationally accusing others of being racist all while irrationally accusing other people of being racist yourself.

If you're not able to understand that my comment wasn't racist, there is no hope for you.

My ex was half-Chinese and half-Japanese and use to often make fun of his own accent (e.g. when someone couldn't understand him when he was placing a drive-thru order). Was he racist?

If you think that someone making fun of their own race is racist, then you clearly have a very sheltered and naive concept of what racism really is.
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Yes, one of the things President Biden has done is reembrace dangerous and divisive critical race theory. So when people spout racist bilge like Pancakes it is somehow accepted as OK. Thankfully, critical race theory has been thoroughly rejected on this side of the pond until now!
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Old 27.01.2021, 14:33
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The judge (Tipton) was appointed by Trump and is from Texas, so go figure.

He also just happens to look like the poster boy for "rich white guy:"

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also happens to look slightly Jewish actually.

So your point is?
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Also as "white males" are less than 50%, they are also a "minority".
And even less of them are rich.
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Nice term. That made me laugh.

Where do you come from, again?
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed Tuesday to extend the New START nuclear nonproliferation treaty, which is due to expire next month, according to Kremlin and White House summaries of a phone call between the leaders.

“They discussed both countries’ willingness to extend New START for five years, agreeing to have their teams work urgently to complete the extension by February 5,” the White House said.
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also happens to look slightly Jewish actually.

So your point is?
I guess I'm not sure what a Jewish person looks like.

What was your point?
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I guess I'm not sure what a Jewish person looks like.

What was your point?
I was just objecting to the concept of spewing hate over a person just because you've formed some conclusion by looking at their picture.
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