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Allen

Penrose, NC

#33224 Jan 23, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
Like I said, the famous"N" word will go away when all the rest of the racial words like"cracker", poor white trash", "trailer trash", go away.These words all dehumanize.So, who, of all the people here on"Topix", is the"poorest"? Is it a competition? Well, I guess I've earned my"poor"stripes.Arno ld what do you think of all these "adjectives"? I think they separate us into warring tribes.
Waco, I have used the word cracker. Mostly to Gail. I am white yet she has used the "n" word toward me just because I defend Arnold. The "poorest" is most likely me, that is as far as material things or belongings. You don't take it with you when you go. My daddy left this world with out a pot to piss in nor a window to throw it out of but the morals and values he left me made me rich. The only thing that separates us is the lack of respect of our fellow man. We need to humble ourselves one to another. Life is much to short to spend it believing we are some how better than another because of skin color or how much we own.
Allen

Penrose, NC

#33225 Jan 23, 2013
Arnold-Ziffel wrote:
Mama took us all out to the Fish Camp for our first meal after the law changed and desegregation came to town. Mama brought us all in proudly among all the stares, and she cried most of the time through the meal she was so happy. I bought and framed her pictures of Lyndon Johnson, John Kennedy and Martin Luther King that she placed on the mantle a few days later. They stayed there till the day she died. From that day forward, Mama was a die hard Democrat. So was I. Those are good memories. Liberty and justice for all finally came to town.
Arnold your mother was an exceptional lady. You have every reason to hold your head up high and be proud of who you are and where you came from. I have never met you but, I love you because you have a heart of gold:)

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#33226 Jan 23, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
Like I said, the famous"N" word will go away when all the rest of the racial words like"cracker", poor white trash", "trailer trash", go away.These words all dehumanize.So, who, of all the people here on"Topix", is the"poorest"? Is it a competition? Well, I guess I've earned my"poor"stripes.Arno ld what do you think of all these "adjectives"? I think they separate us into warring tribes.
There is no doubt about it. I am guilty and you are absolutely right.

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#33227 Jan 23, 2013
Allen wrote:
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Arnold your mother was an exceptional lady. You have every reason to hold your head up high and be proud of who you are and where you came from. I have never met you but, I love you because you have a heart of gold:)
Thank you very much, Allen. Thank you for being one of the enlightened ones who remains consistant with your high values and beliefs. You also show great measures of courage.

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#33228 Jan 23, 2013
Allen wrote:
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Thank you Mike and I agree. I see no comparison between Arnold's childhood and Bacon's. Bacon stated that see grew up poor, did not have the best of clothes, her grandparents took them out to eat occasionally. In the same breath she states that her grandparents were wealthy. Why in the world would wealthy grandparents take their poor little grandchildren out to eat, to a cheap place at that, dressed like ragdolls.
I grew up dirt floor poor, sure taught me alot about survival. When someone in my family said they were going out to eat it meant they were going to eat their beans and taters on the front porch.
Get your story straight. My mom and dad took us to McDonalds and Tony's Ice Cream and my grandparents took us to restaurants. My grandfather came to this country made his money by hard work, no one gave him a pot to piss in or window to throw it out of and he figured the way to teach people to make their way was thru hard work. Although we "ragdolls" were not dressed as nicely as the other patrons in the restaurant, my grandfather was of the mindset that "it's not the clothes that makes the man but the man that makes the clothes." He wasn't ashamed of us. My grandparents were wealthy and worked hard to earn their wealth, and he figured if he could do it with a second grade education, people with a high school diploma surely could do far better than he did. In the words of TEW, he offered a hand up, not a hand out. My grandfather's idea of entitlements was you were entitled to what you worked to make and if you felt like you needed more, then work harder. Now go eat your beans and taters on the front porch.

“Arch Nemisis of Democrats”

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#33229 Jan 23, 2013
The Enemy Within wrote:
Romney said Chrysler would build jeeps in China. Obama and the democrats called this the "lie of the year". Weeks before the election Chrysler CEO was busy denying that they had any plans to make the jeep brand in China. Jan 15th Chrysler announces jeep brand to be made in China.

Romney said there would be issues with al-Qaida in Mali. Jan 10th al-Qaida took over the town in Mali.

April 2012 Romney began predicting that in a second term Obama would begin the process of attacking the 2nd amendment. Obama and democrats tried to reassure the American public that this was not the case.

We know the outcome of this one.

It seems Romney was 100% correct on all counts.
Here here
Allen

Penrose, NC

#33230 Jan 23, 2013
Makin bacon wrote:
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Get your story straight. My mom and dad took us to McDonalds and Tony's Ice Cream and my grandparents took us to restaurants. My grandfather came to this country made his money by hard work, no one gave him a pot to piss in or window to throw it out of and he figured the way to teach people to make their way was thru hard work. Although we "ragdolls" were not dressed as nicely as the other patrons in the restaurant, my grandfather was of the mindset that "it's not the clothes that makes the man but the man that makes the clothes." He wasn't ashamed of us. My grandparents were wealthy and worked hard to earn their wealth, and he figured if he could do it with a second grade education, people with a high school diploma surely could do far better than he did. In the words of TEW, he offered a hand up, not a hand out. My grandfather's idea of entitlements was you were entitled to what you worked to make and if you felt like you needed more, then work harder. Now go eat your beans and taters on the front porch.
I'd take my beans and taters over your McDonald's anyday. I don't believe you were as poor as you say either. Granddad's money may have not bought you much as a kid but, just as I've said before you don't take it with you when you go. If your grandfather watched your family struggle just to put braces on your brothers legs and pay doctor bills(none of which was any fault of your parents)then his hard work and hoarded wealth was in vein. Does'nt sound like a man with a whole lot of compassion for even his own.

“Seek Light”

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#33231 Jan 23, 2013
I would say people need to quit using bacon as a "whipping boy"and worry about their own selves.

“Seek Light”

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#33232 Jan 23, 2013
Commenting on someones"morality"ha s the inherent danger of being horribly inaccurate, as no one knows what kind of life anyone else has lead.
Allen

Penrose, NC

#33233 Jan 23, 2013
Makin bacon wrote:
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Get your story straight. My mom and dad took us to McDonalds and Tony's Ice Cream and my grandparents took us to restaurants. My grandfather came to this country made his money by hard work, no one gave him a pot to piss in or window to throw it out of and he figured the way to teach people to make their way was thru hard work. Although we "ragdolls" were not dressed as nicely as the other patrons in the restaurant, my grandfather was of the mindset that "it's not the clothes that makes the man but the man that makes the clothes." He wasn't ashamed of us. My grandparents were wealthy and worked hard to earn their wealth, and he figured if he could do it with a second grade education, people with a high school diploma surely could do far better than he did. In the words of TEW, he offered a hand up, not a hand out. My grandfather's idea of entitlements was you were entitled to what you worked to make and if you felt like you needed more, then work harder. Now go eat your beans and taters on the front porch.
I think you are angry because you did'nt get that hand out. Could'nt get government help because you came from wealth and the wealth you came from would'nt help you either. The picture of your grandfather that you have painted for me has miser written all over it.

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#33234 Jan 23, 2013
Makin bacon wrote:
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Get your story straight. My mom and dad took us to McDonalds and Tony's Ice Cream and my grandparents took us to restaurants. My grandfather came to this country made his money by hard work, no one gave him a pot to piss in or window to throw it out of and he figured the way to teach people to make their way was thru hard work. Although we "ragdolls" were not dressed as nicely as the other patrons in the restaurant, my grandfather was of the mindset that "it's not the clothes that makes the man but the man that makes the clothes." He wasn't ashamed of us. My grandparents were wealthy and worked hard to earn their wealth, and he figured if he could do it with a second grade education, people with a high school diploma surely could do far better than he did. In the words of TEW, he offered a hand up, not a hand out. My grandfather's idea of entitlements was you were entitled to what you worked to make and if you felt like you needed more, then work harder. Now go eat your beans and taters on the front porch.
I think anyone would agree with the "it's not the clothes that makes the man, but the man that makes the clothes". But this applies to adults....not your grandchildren, for heaven sake. A man who had the means to clothe his grandchildren in a better way and did not do so....just sounds odd to me.
Allen

Penrose, NC

#33235 Jan 23, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
Commenting on someones"morality"ha s the inherent danger of being horribly inaccurate, as no one knows what kind of life anyone else has lead.
Come on Waco everyone here has been a "whipping boy" at some point or another. When a poster comes on here and paints a picture of themselves then should they not expect a response good or bad? No wonder Mike is reluctant to share his personal life, just look at the way Bacon treats him. And not to mention the way Sliver treats Arnold. It does'nt feel so good sometimes when the shoe is on the other foot.

“Seek Light”

Since: May 12

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#33236 Jan 23, 2013
Bacon I believe you are being purposely misunderstood, this happens frequently on Topix, when it devolves into character assassination and then into attacks on ones relatives.I know you aren't a liar Bacon.Pity people who need to go after other peoples relatives, who they've never met.
TSF

Kenly, NC

#33237 Jan 23, 2013
OK. I accept the definition you have given.. But how does any of that translate into proof that public schools are purposefully introducing communist subliminals into 5 th grade math lessons?
Just an observation: If I were intent on subliminally propagandizing acceptance of an idea into 5 th graders minds, I certainly would not use math as the vehicle because most 5 th graders meet math with a negative attitude.
Also noteworthy is the fact that independent publishers of written material design their material with sales in mind rather than the perpetuation of ideology. Pro failed to notice that the aurhor of his link had changed the name of the worksheet to reinforce his conspiratorial claims. So, I continue to throw the BS flag on the republikan idea that teaching math, science, reading and writig is a communist plot to poison the minds of our youth. I am alarmed at the example and fervor with which republikans tell lies and then begin to believe their own lie. This is a horrible example to anyone, especially republikan children. Republikans need not worry about commies ruining their children's minds, they are doing a great job themselves.
Silvercoastcorks wrote:
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"Definition of REDISTRIBUTE
1: to alter the distribution of : reallocate
2: to spread to other areas
ó re∑dis∑tri∑bu∑tion \(&#716;)r&#275;-& #716;dis-tr&#601;-&#71 2;byŁ-sh&#601;n\ noun
ó re∑dis∑tri∑bu∑tion∑al \-shn&#601;l,-sh&#601; -n&#601;l\ adjective
ó re∑dis∑trib∑u∑tive \&#716;r&#275;-d&# 601;-&#712;stri-byŁ-tiv,-b y&#601;-\ adjective
Examples of REDISTRIBUTE
Unused federal funds will be redistributed to other states.
The government redistributed the land to the settlers.
First Known Use of REDISTRIBUTE
1611"
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red...

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#33238 Jan 23, 2013
Family dynamics are different everywhere. Back in the day, people could be "land rich" and "money poor". That was the way, where I was raised. People had land, but worked like dogs to keep it. Of course in "town" it was a different story. It was a different kind of work.

“Seek Light”

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#33239 Jan 23, 2013
I recall saying that bringing Arnolds mom into this forum was wrong.Bacons grandfather as well.

“Seek Light”

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#33240 Jan 23, 2013
Allen wrote:
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Come on Waco everyone here has been a "whipping boy" at some point or another. When a poster comes on here and paints a picture of themselves then should they not expect a response good or bad? No wonder Mike is reluctant to share his personal life, just look at the way Bacon treats him. And not to mention the way Sliver treats Arnold. It does'nt feel so good sometimes when the shoe is on the other foot.
You are self righteous.This is to be expected.I've been on this forum a lot longer than last May.Mike is no innocent babe.Bacon and Arnold had a blowout,a bad one, involving the use of relatives on forum. But, they got over it.Allen , your near constant criticism of Bacon is beginning to look like jealousy.Hate republicans? You have that right.By the way, are you signed in on Topix? Just curious.

“Seek Light”

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#33241 Jan 23, 2013
Signing in on Topix indicates a serious poster.Not signing in, indicates a damn coward or a poser.

“Seek Light”

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#33242 Jan 23, 2013
Which is why scum like Gail, don't sign in.

“Seek Light”

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#33243 Jan 23, 2013
Allen is typical of the worst aspects of Topix.Personal attacks, and more personal attacks.Based on nothing but stupidity and small mindedness.I DIDN'T STUTTER DID I?

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