Michigan Democrat Calls Her Colleague the N-Word

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Oliver Canterberry

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May 1, 2013
 
The NAACP has called for the resignation of a local Michigan Democrat who called an African-American colleague the n-word.

Gloria Platko was recorded referring to Township Supervisor Dwayne Parker as an "an arrogant (N-word). And I'm sorry to say it that way, but that's the way I feel."

In a peculiar twist, the recording was made by another of Platko's superiors, Interim Township Manager Dexter Mitchell, also an African American.

Platko has made several apologies in which she protests that she doesn't have "a discriminatory bone" in her body.

Earlier Platko told NBC 25 that her comments were "not a race thing."

"Every race of people have [N-words], every culture has [N-words]. Look up the definition," she added, attempting to claim that the N-word does not allude to a particular race.

This hyper-local story has drawn national attention, and perhaps surprisingly, the story is getting more prominent attention from the left than the right. Platko's comments have made it onto the most-recommended list at the Daily Kos and her half-way apology has been totally ripped apart by bloggers at the Week in Blackness, where the story is getting a lot of attention at the top of their "trending" list.
Enzyte Bob Forever

Blacklick, OH

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May 1, 2013
 
Although people like Reader consider uttering the N-word the crime of the century, to me its no big deal.

I don't believe in punishing people who speak the truth.
Zoe

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May 1, 2013
 

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Don't you just love a democrat?

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May 1, 2013
 
I only call those who deserve it by that name. There are black people who are ok, and then there are the others.
Geronimo

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If the shoe fits...
Che Reagan Christ

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You people would defend a lynching.
Geronimo

Columbus, OH

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May 1, 2013
 
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
You people would defend a lynching.
If it was deserved.

“Old Right”

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Che Reagan Christ wrote:
You people would defend a lynching.
A lynching just means a vigilante execution by hanging.

Whites were lynched as well.

I generally don't defend vigilantism except in places like Somalia.
Che Reagan Christ

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Geronimo wrote:
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If it was deserved.
What are the criteria for a deserved lynching?
Che Reagan Christ

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-The-Artist- wrote:
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A lynching just means a vigilante execution by hanging.
Whites were lynched as well.
I generally don't defend vigilantism except in places like Somalia.
Don't be willfully obtuse. It isn't becoming.
Duke for Mayor

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May 1, 2013
 
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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What are the criteria for a deserved lynching?
Simply amazing.

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Che Reagan Christ wrote:
You people would defend a lynching.
its very rare for a person to get lynched who didn't actually deserve it. people don't just go around lynching people just for the hell of it.
Che Reagan Christ

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Enzyte Bob Forever wrote:
<quoted text>its very rare for a person to get lynched who didn't actually deserve it. people don't just go around lynching people just for the hell of it.
What did those people do to deserve those lynchings? Look at a white woman?
Duke for Mayor

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Enzyte Bob Forever wrote:
<quoted text>its very rare for a person to get lynched who didn't actually deserve it. people don't just go around lynching people just for the hell of it.
Some might say you're deserving. Watch out for angry mobs with rope.

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May 1, 2013
 
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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What did those people do to deserve those lynchings? Look at a white woman?
Let's see what kind of game you can play.

What people?
Enzyte Bob Forever

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May 1, 2013
 
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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What did those people do to deserve those lynchings? Look at a white woman?
read about the real reason the KKK was formed not the politically correct version and come to your own conclusions. Specifically you might want to educate yourself on house Ulysses S Grant feud the Jewish carpetbaggers who came to the south to profiteer during reconstruction and how the KKK distinguish between the local jus work propertirs and the carpetbaggers.

if you understand human nature you understand who get splinched and what the reasons are.
Enzyte Bob Forever

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May 1, 2013
 
^^^

bad voice translation. Bottom line everybody from the KKK to Ulysses S Grant new the difference between the local Jews and the property release from the north known as the carpetbaggers. None of the locals got lynched. Only the profiteers.
Che Reagan Christ

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May 1, 2013
 
Geronimo wrote:
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Let's see what kind of game you can play.
What people?
Lynched people.
Duke for Mayor

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Enzyte Bob Forever wrote:
^^^
bad voice translation. Bottom line everybody from the KKK to Ulysses S Grant new the difference between the local Jews and the property release from the north known as the carpetbaggers. None of the locals got lynched. Only the profiteers.
Yes, my profession is largely made up of scumbags.

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Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Yes, my profession is largely made up of scumbags.
woof
you lefties never stop projecting do you

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