Topix Chitown Regulars

Posted in the Chicago Forum

Comments (Page 3,963)

Showing posts 79,241 - 79,260 of96,157
|
Go to last page| Jump to page:
angela

Minneapolis, MN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80300
Feb 15, 2013
 

Judged:

1

edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Show me an ape that invented something, composed music, can do math, speak a language, and I'll agree with you. Monkeys and apes are no more intelligent than a house-hold dog.
And I'll remind you that you (or science) still can't empirically prove what exactly homosapiens evolved from.
So there.
You don't know much.

Primates can use sign language and form sentences, and the research into it shows they even show a concept of language and create sentences they never were taught. They also know how to lie to cover their misdeeds.
Sam I Am

Huntingdon, TN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80301
Feb 15, 2013
 
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Please explain what gay marriage has to do with civil and human rights?
Are you kidding me? I mean, I know you're a moron, but I had no idea you were this stupid. What does gay marriage have to do with civil rights? Holy crap. That's like asking what does medication have to do with medicine.

Civil rights: the nonpolitical rights of a citizen, basic rights: rights that all citizens of a society are supposed to have.

WTSTI.

Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80302
Feb 15, 2013
 
Mister Tonka wrote:
I can see both sides of this issue and there is validity on both sides. Sometimes, it IS racist in intent. But other times, people just go looking to get offended. 2 examples
-At Walt Disney World, they have people stationed throughout the park taking pictures or whoever wants it. They give you a number and you can go look at and purchase the pictures atthe photo booth later in the day. A few years ago, instead of "say cheese" the photographer said "Saaaaay MONKEY!". Its something he did regularly. Said kids usually get a laugh out of that. Except this time, it wa a black family and they got offended. Said it was racist. Really? Do you REALLY think this guy's intent was to offend a guest? Bullshit. They sued Disney and got the dude fired
-There was a flight gettign ready for take off and the flight attendat, trying to get eveyone seated, said "eeney meenie miney moe, grab your seats, we got to go" Anyone see a problem? How many of you said that rhyme a million times as a child? Was there any racist intent? Well 2 black women on the plane said it was racist because the original rhyme says "catch a n---er by the toe", and hey, any use of that rhyme is obviously still racist in intent, right? They sued the airline and I think got the attendant fired.
That is way effed up. Both of those.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80303
Feb 15, 2013
 
Gee, that that commercial they had on tv where the tiger got his toe caught in the mousetrap was obviously racist as well.

As far as I knew, the original saying was catch a tiger by the toe.
was not till Jr High that I heard any other rendition of it.
Mister Tonka wrote:
I can see both sides of this issue and there is validity on both sides. Sometimes, it IS racist in intent. But other times, people just go looking to get offended. 2 examples
-At Walt Disney World, they have people stationed throughout the park taking pictures or whoever wants it. They give you a number and you can go look at and purchase the pictures atthe photo booth later in the day. A few years ago, instead of "say cheese" the photographer said "Saaaaay MONKEY!". Its something he did regularly. Said kids usually get a laugh out of that. Except this time, it wa a black family and they got offended. Said it was racist. Really? Do you REALLY think this guy's intent was to offend a guest? Bullshit. They sued Disney and got the dude fired
-There was a flight gettign ready for take off and the flight attendat, trying to get eveyone seated, said "eeney meenie miney moe, grab your seats, we got to go" Anyone see a problem? How many of you said that rhyme a million times as a child? Was there any racist intent? Well 2 black women on the plane said it was racist because the original rhyme says "catch a n---er by the toe", and hey, any use of that rhyme is obviously still racist in intent, right? They sued the airline and I think got the attendant fired.
Sam I Am

Huntingdon, TN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80304
Feb 15, 2013
 
RACE wrote:
Then you seem to be at odds with sam. She clearly stated I was not allowed to use that word.
If I want to use the word, I will. And I will face any negative reaction that stems from it.
And If I want to say that our president looks like curious george, I will and if that offends anyone, again I will face that reaction.
But I will not be told I cannot say these things, and I will not be told I have no right to say them.
Now please tell me whether the monkey on the bed song is racist.
<quoted text>
Hey dum dum, not at odds. You're at odds with intelligence and reading comprehension. From post #80245: "And you can say whatever you want (please please please show me where I said you couldn't), but others equally have the right to characterize what you say."

It's like you and Mutt are sharing one lobotomized brain.

Toj

“Equality”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80305
Feb 15, 2013
 
RACE wrote:
NO stupid you do. Nobody has a corner on what is an acceptable thing to say. If you dont like it, dont listen, but unless I am promoting hatred or violence, you just have to shut your clam about it.
And you moron, I did not say he looked like a monkey, I said he looks like curious george. Take away curious george's tail and you have obamma. Nice try to put words in my mouth though.
Your such an idiot to think ANYONE has the RIGHT to tell me what I can and cannot compare anyone to. Thats the same thinking about the muslims saying you cant make a picture of mohammed. Total BS!
Bet you think their edic to kill that author is a totally good thing dont you?
You get stupider every flipping day.
<quoted text>
What you seem to not understand is the "can't" means "can't do it without offense to a number of people". You can do anything. You can even kill a person. You can break any law you want. You can break any societal norm or convention. No one can control your actions but you have to take the consequences.

Go for it.

You likening someone believing to not offend Muslims to agreeing with everything Muslim is equal to people who are against abortion who agree with killing doctors who perform abortions.

It's very vile thinking to me.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80306
Feb 15, 2013
 
Mimi: You know the Shell gas company logo? that's the sort of shell scallops come from:

http://www.google.com/imgres...

Toj

“Equality”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80307
Feb 15, 2013
 
Sorry for all these posts. I'm catching up. You all were very busy yesterday!

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80308
Feb 15, 2013
 
I find it ironic, you have mentioned that word more times in the past 12hrs than I have in the past 12yrs.

keep your panties in a wad, it will make you forget what a bad lay you are.
Sam I Am wrote:
<quoted text>
You're right, it's just a vocal minority of the population that is opposed to the N-word. Everyone else is fine with it. Dunce.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80309
Feb 15, 2013
 

Judged:

1

Race: The song is like other words: Racism often depends on the intent.

I don't think you're racist.

I think edog is, though. He'll deny it up and down though.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80310
Feb 15, 2013
 

Judged:

1

I never knew the 'eenie meenie" song contained the N word until I was WELL into adult years. Growing up, we said 'catch the tiger by the toe."
I also never heard of those nuts as "N toes" until I was in my 20s.
I guess my parents raised me right. My dad wasn't a fan of black people -- but that was just a very vague feeling I got. But he never would have used the N word or said something derogatory outright.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80311
Feb 15, 2013
 
Toj wrote:
<quoted text>
What you seem to not understand is the "can't" means "can't do it without offense to a number of people". You can do anything. You can even kill a person. You can break any law you want. You can break any societal norm or convention. No one can control your actions but you have to take the consequences.
Go for it.
You likening someone believing to not offend Muslims to agreeing with everything Muslim is equal to people who are against abortion who agree with killing doctors who perform abortions.
It's very vile thinking to me.
bingo.
Sam I Am

Huntingdon, TN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80312
Feb 15, 2013
 
Mister Tonka wrote:
I can see both sides of this issue and there is validity on both sides. Sometimes, it IS racist in intent. But other times, people just go looking to get offended. 2 examples

-There was a flight gettign ready for take off and the flight attendat, trying to get eveyone seated, said "eeney meenie miney moe, grab your seats, we got to go" Anyone see a problem? How many of you said that rhyme a million times as a child? Was there any racist intent? Well 2 black women on the plane said it was racist because the original rhyme says "catch a n---er by the toe", and hey, any use of that rhyme is obviously still racist in intent, right? They sued the airline and I think got the attendant fired.
Yes, they sued the airline (anyone can sue for anything, getting sued doesn't mean squat), and they lost, and the attendant was not fired.

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/travel/news/20...
Sam I Am

Huntingdon, TN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80313
Feb 15, 2013
 
RACE wrote:
I find it ironic, you have mentioned that word more times in the past 12hrs than I have in the past 12yrs.
keep your panties in a wad, it will make you forget what a bad lay you are.
<quoted text>
Even more ironic is that you're the one fighting to justify it's use.
dahgts

Chicago, IL

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80314
Feb 15, 2013
 

Judged:

1

A friend's neighbor was talking to her cousin. Cousin was telling her about remodeling her bathroom. Said she was going to have a shade put over her skylight to keep the drones from seeing her on the toilet, etc.
Member of edog's Club Paranoia?

“This is SPARTA!”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80315
Feb 15, 2013
 
RACE wrote:
As far as I knew, the original saying was catch a tiger by the toe.
was not till Jr High that I heard any other rendition of it.
<quoted text>
I would guess the vast majority of people at least 50 and under would agree. Even black kids.

“This is SPARTA!”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80316
Feb 15, 2013
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I also never heard of those nuts as "N toes" until I was in my 20s.
Ok. forgive my deficit of racist references. WTF are you talking about?

Toj

“Equality”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80317
Feb 15, 2013
 
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text> I would guess the vast majority of people at least 50 and under would agree. Even black kids.
Growing up, it was "catch a tiger" at school. Everywhere else, you heard the other version. I still think the law suit was without merit and glad they lost.

“suffers from formicophilia ”

Since: May 09

Chicago, IL

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80318
Feb 15, 2013
 

Judged:

1

Sam I Am wrote:
Civil rights: the nonpolitical rights of a citizen, basic rights: rights that all citizens of a society are supposed to have.
Name ONE right a straight man has that a gay man does not. Just one. I bet you can't.

“suffers from formicophilia ”

Since: May 09

Chicago, IL

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#80319
Feb 15, 2013
 

Judged:

1

RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I don't think you're racist.
I think edog is, though. He'll deny it up and down though.
And why would you think this? Not that I care one bit what you think of me, I just want to see if you can back it up.

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Showing posts 79,241 - 79,260 of96,157
|
Go to last page| Jump to page:
Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

66 Users are viewing the Chicago Forum right now

Search the Chicago Forum:
Topic Updated Last By Comments
Barack Obama, our next President (Nov '08) 3 min Incognito4Ever 1,034,733
Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel (Jun '08) 28 min Eric 65,194
Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds ... (Dec '08) 40 min Blonde coed 43,034
{keep A word drop A word} (Oct '11) 1 hr _Zoey_ 4,034
BARACK OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Suit contesting... (Jan '09) 1 hr Grand Birther 167,695
Ill. House Approves Legalizing Same-Sex Civil U... (Dec '10) 1 hr Chicagobunny 47,080
Bridgeport site targeted for high school rowing... (May '08) 3 hr Daniel Izguerra 8
•••
•••
•••

Chicago Jobs

•••
•••
•••

Chicago People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••