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Paula Deen SACKED From Food Network Hours After She Makes Grovelling Apology Over Racial Slurs
UK Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 16:00 EST, 21 June 2013 | By Rachel Quigley

Posted on 06/21/2013 2:06:31 PM PDT by drewh

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1 posted on 06/21/2013 2:06:31 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh
Coming soon to your local Dollar General....a slight 're-mark' on the price tag should be simple enough. I love it when leftists get mired in the sh*t.


2 posted on 06/21/2013 2:08:13 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: drewh

Who? What?


3 posted on 06/21/2013 2:08:33 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: ErnBatavia

bttt


4 posted on 06/21/2013 2:08:42 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: drewh

Finally a Celeb who is a democrat, gets pounded.


5 posted on 06/21/2013 2:09:37 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died, now Obama covers up the lies.)
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To: ErnBatavia

this blows my mind......who in this forum has never told an off color or racial joke? I hate the n word and would never even use it in a joke, BUT Paula Deen grew up in a segregated era in the south and I’m sure they feel totally different than the normal person. PC run amok


6 posted on 06/21/2013 2:10:30 PM PDT by estrogen (voter fraud was huge)
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To: ErnBatavia

She also peaded to LGBT sexual orientation crowd in the video-no dice Paula!


7 posted on 06/21/2013 2:10:39 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

I’m Southern but she needed to go. She was a terrible liberal and I have no love for liberals.


8 posted on 06/21/2013 2:11:21 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: drewh

The woman who is suing her is White.


9 posted on 06/21/2013 2:11:51 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: drewh
Apparently, Paula Deen cannot be forgiven but this racist POS could.


10 posted on 06/21/2013 2:11:51 PM PDT by South40
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To: Michael.SF.

now...what ‘bout Alex Baldwin who called a black a coon a month ago on tape ??????????????????


11 posted on 06/21/2013 2:11:54 PM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: drewh

The saddest part is that the “World’s Best Fried Chicken” and “Everybody Loves Watermelon!” episodes were already in the works.


12 posted on 06/21/2013 2:12:04 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: drewh

The only unforgivable “crime” in this country is being a racist.


13 posted on 06/21/2013 2:12:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: CodeToad

I didn’t realize she was a liberal ....that being said I still think there is a double standard...people in govt. have made worse jokes and nothing happens to them (Bill Clinton said O would be serving drinks to them in a past life)


14 posted on 06/21/2013 2:13:10 PM PDT by estrogen (voter fraud was huge)
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To: drewh

Meanwhile Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are still welcome withing the DNC ranks.


15 posted on 06/21/2013 2:13:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: jiggyboy

Your handle is the topping on that remark.


16 posted on 06/21/2013 2:14:10 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: estrogen

” I hate the n word and would never even use it in a joke, BUT Paula Deen grew up in a segregated era in the south and I’m sure they feel totally different than the normal person. “

First off, “segregated era of the South”? Hate to tell you but Jim Crowe laws started in the North. I know public school history taught by the communists want you to believe racism was only in the South, but the North had its fair share. Hint: Slavery was started in the North by a black man that enslaved another black man during a time when slavery was illegal.

Second, what kind of “off color” jokes have you told yet refuse to use that dreaded n-word? Really? Can’t tell a black joke using that word but any other word is fair game?


17 posted on 06/21/2013 2:14:15 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: estrogen

You hate a word. Hah.


18 posted on 06/21/2013 2:15:00 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: drewh

She’s a dumb liberal but I kind of feel sorry for her. How quickly fame and fortune can vanish. I wonder what will happen to her sons’ shows.


19 posted on 06/21/2013 2:15:00 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: dfwgator

“The only unforgivable “crime” in this country is being a racist.”

Unless it is being a black racist then it is superior to non-racists.


20 posted on 06/21/2013 2:15:00 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: drewh

She has a big line of FURNITURE also!!!! Wonder what’s going to happen with that??


21 posted on 06/21/2013 2:15:30 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: estrogen

I hate the n word and would never even use it in a joke,


I’ve used it in jokes. And other ethnic slurs, too. Big deal.

Blacks are the biggest n-—— users.


22 posted on 06/21/2013 2:16:21 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: estrogen

She’s a HUGE DEMOCRAT!!


23 posted on 06/21/2013 2:16:29 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: drewh

Again the hammer of political correctness kills. Someone that said the N-word 30 years ago.....Yet the same people who point and condemn are the same people that uses the word in their music videos, music and daily life.
Yea, tell me again about the freedom speech thing again.
I guess if you’re white, that doesn’t matter. I don’t care much for Paula Deen but she did not deserve what they’ll going to do to her.


24 posted on 06/21/2013 2:16:37 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: drewh

The lynching comes next.


25 posted on 06/21/2013 2:17:09 PM PDT by Catmom
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To: estrogen

The idea behind racist jokes, many are hilarious, is not being offended when it is your race, gender, religion, political party, profession, etc. You can make a good funny, a legitimate funny not a hateful one, about anything I represent and I will not only laugh but probably repeat it. Free speech means not being thin skinned and “offended” by personal insecurities. I think we have forgotten what free speech is about, not to mention how to laugh.


26 posted on 06/21/2013 2:17:37 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: drewh

She should have settled that lawsuit or allowed the case to to to a default judgment.

Clinton should have defaulted on the Paula Jones lawsuit and Paula Dean should have defaulted on this one.

There are times when it is a lot cheaper to just ignore a lawsuit and let a default judgment go in than to try to fight it. Especially when everything the plaintiff says you did do or say, you did do or say.


27 posted on 06/21/2013 2:18:41 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: informavoracious

Her sons still have shows with the network.


28 posted on 06/21/2013 2:18:59 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: estrogen
Paula in happier times...


29 posted on 06/21/2013 2:19:08 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: ErnBatavia

I think it’s a disgrace. She practically made the Food Network. The real problem is that FN is feeling the heat from the nannies who do not like her high-fat food and her obvious delight in southern cuisine. This stinks of political correctness on two levels.


30 posted on 06/21/2013 2:19:22 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: laplata

“I hate the n word and would never even use it in a joke,”

Well, plenty of n’s use it, in conversation and literature and especially in music, and I think it is beyond ridiculous that other races can’t.


31 posted on 06/21/2013 2:19:41 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Michael.SF.

Pretty soon it will be apparent that it isn’t enough to be a liberal Democrat . . . if you are white.


32 posted on 06/21/2013 2:20:07 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: drewh

She can cook for me anytime she wants.


33 posted on 06/21/2013 2:20:41 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: drewh

The only time see the food network is when I’m seeing a doctor. So the less I see of her or them the better...


34 posted on 06/21/2013 2:20:56 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: a fool in paradise

She’s being pilloried for words that were commonly spoken at the time, that being 40 years ago, in the 60’s. This is a lets bring down a popular idol (amongst foodies), because its fun to bring down someone who has worked their *ss off for years and has reached the pinnacle of their success. Time to destroy that nasty capitalist that has made it through hard work.

The Food Network can go take a jump in the lake IMO, and I will personally not watch them in the future. They are perfectly within their rights to remove Paula Deen from their program network, and I am perfectly within my rights to not watch them as my own personal statement. Hope others will do the same, and/or write, e-mail, or phone them to voice displeasure.


35 posted on 06/21/2013 2:21:55 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: drewh

The only time (I) see the food network is when I’m seeing a doctor. So the less I see of her or them the better...


36 posted on 06/21/2013 2:22:00 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: drewh

So is the moral of the story “Never apologize—they’re going to fire you anyway”?


37 posted on 06/21/2013 2:22:48 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: dfwgator

She was poisoning the food. If you look closely you see her pour stuff in.... (/s)


38 posted on 06/21/2013 2:25:50 PM PDT by muawiyah (All the illegals are already citizens. They have countries they can flee to. We Americans don't!)
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To: COBOL2Java

Ah, Oh! someone's going to get audited!

39 posted on 06/21/2013 2:26:29 PM PDT by notaliberal (Never lose heart. The most high will strengthen and protect you....Fr. Francis Jordan)
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To: CodeToad

I have nothing against the South but I do insist on being truthful. Jim Crow laws began in the South, pushed by Democrats after the Compromise of 1877.


40 posted on 06/21/2013 2:26:31 PM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Andy'smom

She only got fired a few hours ago! Their contracts may not be renewed because of the association. They only got shows because of her! Should the change their show to ‘Not my racist cracka Mama’s meals’?


41 posted on 06/21/2013 2:26:49 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: dfwgator
The only unforgivable “crime” in this country is being a racist.

The only unforgivable “crime” in this country is being called a racist. Doesn't matter if you really are one. Is Paula Deen a racist? Damifino. The noise and fury over her these past few days hasn't cast any light on the subject. All I know is this is notable because she's a liberal and is getting burned. Liberals usually get a pass on this stuff. When it was Bill Clinton, we were instructed to examine the "totality" of the man.

42 posted on 06/21/2013 2:27:20 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: drewh
She should have told people to get over it. Blacks use it all the time. You can find THOUSANDS of videos on YouTube of all sorts of celebrities, Black, White and Hispanic, using the term. Rev. Wright's White buddy Father Pfleger uses it all the time. I cannot think of another word that SOME people are allowed to use and not OTHERS. So therefore Blacks should just STFU about it, and stop the phony outrage.

Deen should have just said this. How could it possibly be worse than this disaster.

43 posted on 06/21/2013 2:27:38 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Michael.SF.

Just wait...the conventional wisdom in the social networking world will be that she is a republican.


44 posted on 06/21/2013 2:27:52 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: drewh

Could anyone really be surprised by this?


45 posted on 06/21/2013 2:29:07 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: estrogen

Oh, please. It isn’t a nice word, but lending it some kind of mystically forbidden & horrifically evil aura is playing into the hands of the left. It’s a racial epithet, nothing more-—there are lots of them.


46 posted on 06/21/2013 2:29:54 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: drewh

NEVER apologize to a liberal!!! Those f*%@ers don’t accept apologies, they only use them against you as an admission of guilt!!

Best thing to do when a liberal gets ‘offended’ by anything is to double down like Dick Cheney did when he told Patrick Leahy to go f*%$ himself:

He said he wasn’t sorry, that the comment was overdue, and that he was willing to say it again if it was necessary.

Then the left dropped the whole issue.

But if Cheney had apologized they’d have smelled blood and gone after him.


47 posted on 06/21/2013 2:30:19 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: drewh

Apparently she has missed an important lesson - never, every apologize to race baiters.


48 posted on 06/21/2013 2:31:29 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: drewh

My mom called blacks ‘colored’ up until the early ‘90s when some friends of hers told her it was no longer acceptable.

There was a time when that was the non-pejorative term. It ain’t easy being PC.


49 posted on 06/21/2013 2:32:04 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: CodeToad

You’re exactly right. Segregation was over and done in the South when the National Guard had to be called out in the mid-1970’s to enforce segregation in...wait for it...

Boston.


50 posted on 06/21/2013 2:32:33 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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