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Old 27.01.2021, 16:38
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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.
spewing hate? Rather overblown, maybe you have been lucky and not experienced what spewing hate is really like, or maybe just trolling?

Back to topic;
President Joe Biden announced a series of measures on Tuesday aimed at ramping up coronavirus vaccine allocation and distribution, including the purchase of 200 million more vaccine doses.
"We now have a national strategy to beat Covid-19. It's comprehensive. It's based on science, not politics. It's based on truth, not denial, and it is detailed," he said.
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Old 27.01.2021, 17:19
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I guess I'm not sure what a Jewish person looks like.

What was your point?
Like every ethnic group, there is a certain degree of commonality in how Jewish people look (ok exceptions for minorities like Ethiopian Jews etc.).

Probably no bigger than similarities in e.g. Italian people looking Italian - won't be observable across the entire population but there definitely are people who "look Jewish".
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Old 27.01.2021, 17:43
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Like every ethnic group, there is a certain degree of commonality in how Jewish people look (ok exceptions for minorities like Ethiopian Jews etc.).

Probably no bigger than similarities in e.g. Italian people looking Italian - won't be observable across the entire population but there definitely are people who "look Jewish".
Well, not quite. Being Jewish is primarily a religious and not an ethnic affiliation. There is an ugly cliche how Jews look, and this is linked to the Eastern European / Yiddish / Ashkenasi ethnicity. Very different from the Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jews.

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Old 27.01.2021, 17:52
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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.
I don't know you can hold somebody accountable for them spewing hate, if they say that the will-power doesn't exist.
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Old 27.01.2021, 17:59
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Well, not quite. Being Jewish is primarily a religious and not an ethnic affiliation. There is an ugly cliche how Jews look, and this is linked to the Eastern European / Yiddish / Ashkenasi ethnicity. Very different from the Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jews.
Exactly
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Old 27.01.2021, 18:03
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Like every ethnic group, there is a certain degree of commonality in how Jewish people look (ok exceptions for minorities like Ethiopian Jews etc.).

Probably no bigger than similarities in e.g. Italian people looking Italian - won't be observable across the entire population but there definitely are people who "look Jewish".
There are definitely people who "look Jewish" and are not. What's the point in making all sort of assumptions? I'm not in.

Can we go back to the poster guy for a US president?
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Old 27.01.2021, 18:12
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"We now have a national strategy to beat Covid-19. It's comprehensive. It's based on science, not politics. It's based on truth, not denial, and it is detailed," he said.
If Trump would have said that, we would be joking about it.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:09
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Re: Will Biden be a good President?

I had high hopes for Biden but it looks like the US is ungovernable.

I mean the GOP is running scared and putting Trump before the country.

I was never much interested in the past about US politics but surely it is new that the only GOP people prepared to stand up against an ex-President [Trump] are those who are retiring and so not at risk of losing a future election.

Look at all those GOP Senators who voted the second Trump impeachment trial is unconstitutional. It is their choice if they want to find him guilty or not guilty and they are free to decide, no problem, that is what they are there for.
But jumping on this fact-free invention that it is unconstitutional shows just how deep US democracy has sunk.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:40
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If Trump would have said that, we would be joking about it.
Some of us wouldn't.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:41
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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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I guess I'm not sure what a Jewish person looks like.

What was your point?
So you can recognize a rich guy by their picture but not a Jewish person?

Rich people have a certain phenotype? The claws maybe? The smell of sulphur?

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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?
Are you admitting to being rich and looking it?

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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.
Hmmm.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:42
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Some of us wouldn't.
A lot of people are joking about Bidet too.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:52
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So you can recognize a rich guy by their picture but not a Jewish person?

Rich people have a certain phenotype? The claws maybe? The smell of sulphur?



Are you admitting to being rich and looking it?



Hmmm.
So, a little experiment, a put "rich guy cliche europe" in a Gogle search:



Now. We can argue about Gogle forcefeeding me something based on their assumption, but I guess it would be as valid as Pancake's biased guess about that Texan Judge.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:53
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A lot of people are joking about Bidet too.
We defo need more toilet humor.
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Old 27.01.2021, 19:56
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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.
I wasn't spewing hate due to looking at that guy's picture, Amogles. My comment was based on the fact that he had just ruled to deport immigrants and break up families as well as the fact that I had just read his bio prior to making my comment.

So the irony here is that it's actually you who is jumping to assumptions.
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Old 27.01.2021, 20:34
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I wasn't spewing hate due to looking at that guy's picture, Amogles. My comment was based on the fact that he had just ruled to deport immigrants and break up families as well as the fact that I had just read his bio prior to making my comment.

So the irony here is that it's actually you who is jumping to assumptions.
You didn't post his bio. You posted his picture, and said he looks like a rich white guy.

I don't think there's much scope for misunderstanding there.
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A lot of people are joking about Bidet too.
Neither him nor Trump have chosen their names...
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You didn't post his bio. You posted his picture, and said he looks like a rich white guy.

I don't think there's much scope for misunderstanding there.
Well, he looks like a white guy at least. Am I racist?
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Old 27.01.2021, 21:06
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You didn't post his bio. You posted his picture, and said he looks like a rich white guy.

I don't think there's much scope for misunderstanding there.
I think he looks Czech. And gay. And Muslim.

Can we move on now?
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Old 27.01.2021, 21:11
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You didn't post his bio. You posted his picture, and said he looks like a rich white guy.

I don't think there's much scope for misunderstanding there.
No, I posted that he is the judge who blocked Biden's freeze on deportations and that he's a judge from Texas and that "he also just happens to look like the poster boy for rich white guy." Go back and read my comment.
So...
1. He's white.
2. He's rich.

So what exactly did I say that isn't true?

My statement regarding that I think he looks like the poster boy for "rich white guy" is my opinion. Wasn't it you who said that people should be able to express their opinions?

Tipton is also a member of the Second Baptist Church in Houston since 2008. Therefore, I think we can reasonably assume that he's Christian (as related to my later statement about him).

The only misunderstanding is that you think I based my statement / opinion on his photo alone, which is not the case, because as I said, I based my comment on what I know about him after reading his bio. My deepest apologies for not having posted his entire bio here on the EF and instead simply pointing out the fact that he's a Republican judge from Texas who had been appointed by Trump.
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Old 27.01.2021, 21:20
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Re: Will Biden be a good President?

Apologies for this thread having become side-tracked. But that's apparently how it goes on the EF. You comment with something and then someone mistakes their interpretation for your intention and then blows it up and continues to try to desperately prove themselves right rather than questioning their own assumptions and interpretation. And on and on it goes...

It's tiresome.
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