Oliver Canterberry

New Albany, OH

#182 Apr 8, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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Muslims = brown
In leftist thought, brown people are noble savages, white people are the evil invaders. James Cameron's Avatar is this worldview to a T.
So the noble savage is never held responsible for what he does in response to the evil imperialists.
You are 100% on Avatar being all about White Guilt.

Whether Avatar is racist is a matter for debate. Regardless of where you come down on that question, it's undeniable that the film - like alien apartheid flick District 9, released earlier this year - is emphatically a fantasy about race. Specifically, it's a fantasy about race told from the point of view of white people. Avatar and scifi films like it give us the opportunity to answer the question: What do white people fantasize about when they fantasize about racial identity?

Avatar imaginatively revisits the crime scene of white America's foundational act of genocide, in which entire native tribes and civilizations were wiped out by European immigrants to the American continent. In the film, a group of soldiers and scientists have set up shop on the verdant moon Pandora, whose landscapes look like a cross between Northern California's redwood cathedrals and Brazil's tropical rainforest. The moon's inhabitants, the Na'vi, are blue, catlike versions of native people: They wear feathers in their hair, worship nature gods, paint their faces for war, use bows and arrows, and live in tribes. Watching the movie, there is really no mistake that these are alien versions of stereotypical native peoples that we've seen in Hollywood movies for decades.

And Pandora is clearly supposed to be the rich, beautiful land America could still be if white people hadn't paved it over with concrete and strip malls. In Avatar, our white hero Jake Sully (sully - get it?) explains that Earth is basically a war-torn wasteland with no greenery or natural resources left. The humans started to colonize Pandora in order to mine a mineral called unobtainium that can serve as a mega-energy source. But a few of these humans don't want to crush the natives with tanks and bombs, so they wire their brains into the bodies of Na'vi avatars and try to win the natives' trust. Jake is one of the team of avatar pilots, and he discovers to his surprise that he loves his life as a Na'vi warrior far more than he ever did his life as a human marine.

Each time I watch this movie I think of Reader and how she is so much like Jake Sully, hates her own race and would rather be Black herself.
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#183 Apr 8, 2013
d pantz wrote:
If you voted bush/obama you killed muslim children. If you gloated about their reelections, you liked it too.
Thanks for the ridiculous assertion that one's vote in a Presidential election conveys explicit approval of every subsequent act of that President's Administration.

woof
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#184 Apr 8, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
<quoted text>
Muslims = brown
In leftist thought, brown people are noble savages, white people are the evil invaders. James Cameron's Avatar is this worldview to a T.
So the noble savage is never held responsible for what he does in response to the evil imperialists.
Well, my opinions could not possibly have been influenced by a movie I've never seen.

woof
d pantz

Chicago, IL

#185 Apr 8, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Thanks for the ridiculous assertion that one's vote in a Presidential election conveys explicit approval of every subsequent act of that President's Administration.
woof
you're funny. I'm not giving any of you credit for knowing how stupid that is, I don't think most of you consciously do anything stupid, it just happens.
If you voted for obama in 08 because you wanted less if no involvment in the middle east, he made you look stupid as we are more involved now along with the u.n., starting ww3. so he didn't even need a republican congress to do it. Yeah we got bin laden but we are still chasing al c.I.a.da where ever the un says they are. And we keep liberating countries spreading freedom huh? So that's what iraq was too I guess? Probably not.
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#186 Apr 8, 2013
d pantz wrote:
<quoted text> you're funny. I'm not giving any of you credit for knowing how stupid that is, I don't think most of you consciously do anything stupid, it just happens.
If you voted for obama in 08 because you wanted less if no involvment in the middle east, he made you look stupid as we are more involved now along with the u.n., starting ww3. so he didn't even need a republican congress to do it. Yeah we got bin laden but we are still chasing al c.I.a.da where ever the un says they are. And we keep liberating countries spreading freedom huh? So that's what iraq was too I guess? Probably not.
When you voted for Reagan you tacitly approved illegally selling arms to the Iranians and secretly and illegally funneling the proceeds to the Nicaraguan Contras.

That's your logic huh?

woof

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#187 Apr 8, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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When you voted for Reagan you tacitly approved illegally selling arms to the Iranians and secretly and illegally funneling the proceeds to the Nicaraguan Contras.
That's your logic huh?
woof
That's what "rollback" was about
d pantz

Chicago, IL

#188 Apr 8, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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When you voted for Reagan you tacitly approved illegally selling arms to the Iranians and secretly and illegally funneling the proceeds to the Nicaraguan Contras.
That's your logic huh?
woof
only if "you" laugh at the person who brings those facts to light, and somehow try to blame democrats for that whole thing...or call them nuts. Ignorantly.
d pantz

Chicago, IL

#189 Apr 8, 2013
Guess we would never know how many inocent civilians are killed in the drone attacks! New us. battle rules, if you are within a quarter mile of a terrorist, you are a terrorist. Sorry we don't tell our population you weren't a militant like we did five years ago.
anon

Dublin, OH

#190 Apr 8, 2013
d pantz wrote:
Guess we would never know how many inocent civilians are killed in the drone attacks! New us. battle rules, if you are within a quarter mile of a terrorist, you are a terrorist. Sorry we don't tell our population you weren't a militant like we did five years ago.
Read up on drones in the USA, and how they can help law enforcement.
d pantz

United States

#191 Apr 9, 2013
anon wrote:
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Read up on drones in the USA, and how they can help law enforcement.
I have, there is no need for it. Why should we need to after we haven't been attacked since 9/11. Wouldn't it make more sense to just not allow knives on planes?
Besides, how can we determine how effective it is when we don't count the civilian deaths they cause anymore?
d pantz

United States

#192 Apr 9, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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When you voted for Reagan you tacitly approved illegally selling arms to the Iranians and secretly and illegally funneling the proceeds to the Nicaraguan Contras.
That's your logic huh?
woof
well maybe regan trained obamas atf ditector on "gun walking". That would make total sense.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#193 Apr 9, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Well, my opinions could not possibly have been influenced by a movie I've never seen.
woof
so you are saying you never saw Alice in Wonderland?

liar.

Your politics are a book review of the cartoon.
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#194 Apr 9, 2013
d pantz wrote:
<quoted text> well maybe regan trained obamas atf ditector on "gun walking". That would make total sense.
Isn't it funny how all of the "conservatives" forgot about Ollie and Pointdexter?

woof
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#195 Apr 9, 2013
What will the Obama worshipers say when they learn the Syrian rebels joined together with all the terrorist organizations we as a Country have been fighting for a decade?

This is the 3rd time in 3 years that as a country we aligned ourselves with radical islamists to over throw the Government.

We allow radical islam to murder and rape our ambassadors.

we provide complete assistance to illegal citizens with a path to citizenship including Social Security and Medicare, and demonize those that are employed.

Facts point to America having a terrorist regime in Washington running the USA.

If we re-elect any incumbent, we deserve the doom they deliver.
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#197 Apr 9, 2013
Srotaredomtihstae Spook wrote:
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I have not forgotten Lt Colonel Oliver North, a damn fine fellow Marine.
A fine enemy of the Constitution. Yessiree.

woof

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#198 Apr 9, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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A fine enemy of the Constitution. Yessiree.
woof
If anyone shredded the Constitution, it was Ed Boland.

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#200 Apr 9, 2013
Srotaredomtihstae Spook wrote:
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You have The Lt Colonel North confused with John McCain and Colon (yes Colon because he sh1ts on the constitution) Powell. Two treason bastards who are afraid of inanimate objects in a citizens hand.
Don't forget Wesley Clark
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#201 Apr 9, 2013
Srotaredomtihstae Spook wrote:
<quoted text>
You have The Lt Colonel North confused with John McCain and Colon (yes Colon because he sh1ts on the constitution) Powell. Two treason bastards who are afraid of inanimate objects in a citizens hand.
Not confused whatsoever. Ollie North is an enemy of the Constitution.

woof

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#202 Apr 9, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Not confused whatsoever. Ollie North is an enemy of the Constitution.
woof
That an Obama supporter can call North an enemy of the Constitution begs the question: Which nation's constitution?
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#203 Apr 9, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>That an Obama supporter can call North an enemy of the Constitution begs the question: Which nation's constitution?
You must have forgotten his role in trading with the enemy, violating federal law.

woof

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