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1 posted on 04/13/2007 11:19:50 AM PDT by jjgnc
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“He insulted a group of athletes”

would that be hoe’s

“and offended an entire race of people”

Is that the nappy hair part?


2 posted on 04/13/2007 11:22:25 AM PDT by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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This tells me that among liberals, the only way to gain forgiveness is to pay up.

Imus should buy carbon offsets.

3 posted on 04/13/2007 11:23:01 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Enoch Powell was right.)
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I shudder to think of what Hillary is going to say at Rutgers on Monday..


4 posted on 04/13/2007 11:24:08 AM PDT by cardinal4
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Going on Al Sharpton's radio show was a big mistake. All it did was get Sharpton what he really wanted: Publicity.

Yep. Never feed the beast.

Don Imus also teaches us that if you are a white male, you can't use the same racist terms people that black culture uses every day.

We've know that for a long time. ....but it's reinforced regularly.

5 posted on 04/13/2007 11:26:26 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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Lesson Learned: Don't bother apologizing.

Something they are always trying to get the President to do.

6 posted on 04/13/2007 11:26:41 AM PDT by Bahbah (Regev, Goldwasser & Shalit, we are praying for you.)
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If you aplogize, they will demand that you grovel.

If you grovel, they will demand that you prostrate yourself.

If you prostrate yourself, they will demand that you be fired.

If you are fired, they will demand that you be shunned by all for all time.

Once you get into the apologies, there is no limit to what will be demanded. The best course of action is to just say that you were misunderstood or people missed your point. If people want to howl, let ‘em howl. Apologizing to them is not going to make them stop.

If Don Imus told Sharpton and the gang to go to Hell from the very first day, this all would have been over long ago. Certainly it could not have turned out worse for him.


8 posted on 04/13/2007 11:30:40 AM PDT by gridlock (On January 20, 2009, Fred Dalton Thompson will be sworn in as President of the United States.)
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Hillary Clinton is supposedly riding the anti-Imus bandwagon and will be speaking at Rutgers University on Monday - Apr. 16th. She wrote an email condemning Imus and invited women's groups to Rutgers to hear her diatribe. Oh, how high and mighty Hillary Clinton is. After Imus has been fired from his two jobs, asked for forgiveness and received it from the Rutgers University women's basketball team....Hillary Clinton will dig into Imus even more.

Hillary has a very long memory.

The following is the text of radio personality Don Imus' speech at the Radio/TV Correspondents Association Annual Dinner, Thursday, March 21, 1996.

Thank you very much ...um... this is kind of interesting, these don't appear to be my notes....(you still have the folder I gave you? where did this come from? Well, nobody just leaves stuff like this just layin' around....(laughter)

Heh, heh, heh .. let me see if I can see what it says: "S. McDougall called again ...says bank needs check and statement; told her both were in mail, ha ha ha. Jesus, she looks stupid in those tank tops. " I think I'll just hang on to these. (laughter)

Ah, here we go. Good evening Mr. President, Mrs.Clinton, honored guests, ladies and gentlemen, radio and TV scum.

You know I think it would be fair to say, back when the Clintons first took office, if we had placed them all in a lineup -- well, not a lineup -- if we were to have speculated about which member of the First Family would be the first to be indicted... I don't mean indicted -- I meant to receive a subpoena -- everybody would have picked Roger. I mean, been there done that. Well, in the past 3 years, Socks the cat has been in more jams than Roger. Roger has been a saint. The cat has peed on national treasures. Roger hasn't. Socks has thrown up hairballs. Roger hasn't. Socks got his girlfriend pregnant and hasn't... oh no, that was Roger. And as you know, nearly every incident in the lives of the first family has been made worse by each and every person in this room of radio and television correspondents -- even innocuous incidents. For example, when Cal Ripkin broke Lou Gherig's consecutive game record, the President was at Camden Yards doin' play by play in the radio with John Miller. Bobby Bonilla hit a double, we all heard the President in his obvious excitement holler "Go Baby!" I remember commenting at the time, I bet that's not the first time he's said that. (Turns to President) Remember the Astroturf in the pickup? And my point is, there is an innocent event, made sinister by some creep in the media.

In some cases, the Clintons have not exactly helped themselves. Imagine if back in 1978 Mrs. Clinton had NOT said to Mr. Clinton, "Honey, Jim and Susan are here and they've got some river front land for these great vacation homes, maybe we can make some serious money. And he said "God I love this Reaganomics!" Or later, she'd said, "Bill, I talked to Web and he said 'put down 600 hours' and he'd said, "well, that's a lot," and she'd said, "yes, I think 60 makes more sense." And recently somebody said, "I don't know, I left them on the table in the book room."

Excerpt, click here for the rest.

12 posted on 04/13/2007 11:33:33 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (USAF, TAC, 12th AF, 366 TFW, 366 MG, 366 CRS, Mtn Home AFB, 1978-81)
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Lesson Learned: Only apologize to those involved and only if you mean it....and then shut up about it.


15 posted on 04/13/2007 11:36:45 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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I can’t help but see some irony in the fact that Sharpton threw himself into the mix.

I mean, he himself seems to have a personal disdain for nappy hair, Gawd look at the coif on him, 5 gallons of hair straightener and 10 pounds of dippity-doo.

Jesse Jackass should have been the antagonist of this whole episode, he’s the one with the nappy head.

16 posted on 04/13/2007 11:37:49 AM PDT by HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.)
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Don Imus apologized over and over(for) what he said

.

"I've still got him beat by this much"


17 posted on 04/13/2007 11:37:50 AM PDT by WKB (It's hard to tell who's more afraid of Fred Thompson; The Dims or the rudibots.)
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Racists like Sharpton and Jackson are the main reason the “Ni66er” word is still in the lexicon!


18 posted on 04/13/2007 11:39:59 AM PDT by lawdude (Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! * Fred! *)
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Don Imus also teaches us that if you are a white male, you can't use the same racist terms people that black culture uses every day.

This incident teaches us more than that.It teaches us that not only are blacks allowed to call each other things that whites can't call them but that blacks can call whites any damn thing they please and,particularly if they're "comedians" or rap "artists" they actually can (and do) *profit* from having done so.

19 posted on 04/13/2007 11:40:40 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism."-Karl Marx)
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Don Imus is not a racist.

Yeah, he is. And he better find a way to keep his charities running if he wants to continue to live in the lifestyle to which he has become accustomed.

21 posted on 04/13/2007 11:44:09 AM PDT by Wolfie
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and will be speaking at Rutgers University on Monday

Which makes it particularly funny that the team accepted Imus's apology today. Apparently Hillary will be the only 'offended' one there.

23 posted on 04/13/2007 11:45:54 AM PDT by ArmstedFragg
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Sharpton and Jackson have no power beyond that which granted to them by the liberal media. If they were ignored, or had their histories repeated in every story about them, they would fade away. Now that they are targeting the MSM, watch for the nature of their coverage to change.


24 posted on 04/13/2007 11:51:56 AM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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Lesson learned? The lesson is if you want sponsors to support you, you don’t degrade, belittle or make fun of innocent young minority ladies who’ve overcome huge odds to get to a national collegiate championship game. All Jesse and Al have to do is lay in wait for the next one on their list. Imus has now paid to re-up their tenure.


35 posted on 04/13/2007 12:34:34 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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Don Imus called someone a nappy-headed ho.

Al Sharpton is a nappy-headed ho.


36 posted on 04/13/2007 12:59:18 PM PDT by ThreeYearLurker
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