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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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To: Rusty0604

I’m Cherokee / German..........ever time I get drunk...I try to scalp myself


151 posted on 06/21/2013 4:24:52 PM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: tuffydoodle

“Celebrities, keep your opinions to yourself and do what you do best, sing, act, cook, whatever.”

Agreed. At one time, most celebrities generally understood that and it made sense. We don’t come to them for our politics any more than we go to buy gasoline from a Chinese restaurant.


152 posted on 06/21/2013 4:26:33 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: dfwgator
How true. The Food Network has long been all marketing with little substance for a long time, for the most part.

Apparently, "they" must be scared of a backlash on the merchandising front.

153 posted on 06/21/2013 4:39:40 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: tuffydoodle
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154 posted on 06/21/2013 4:41:55 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: estrogen

“(She)grew up in a segregated era in the south and I’m sure they feel totally different than the normal person.”

Say, what? People who grew up in the South are not normal people? I find youre comment incredibly offensive.


155 posted on 06/21/2013 4:46:17 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: advertising guy

LOL I am such a mongrel. My dad was 7/8 Cherokee and 1/8 German, my mom was at least 1/4 Jewish and the rest English, and the rest Irish and maybe Scottish.


156 posted on 06/21/2013 4:47:03 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Mr Rogers

Lincoln, himself, petitioned Illinois not to allow freed blacks into Illinois. He also supported laws that forbid marriage between blacks and whites. Lincoln was always against slavery but never supported blacks as equals. He was not an abolitionist that supported the freeing of all slaves as equals.

“I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races; I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people.

I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior, and I, as much as any other man, am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.”


157 posted on 06/21/2013 4:48:19 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: ReformationFan

There is an old video of Elvis Presley doing a press conference. Some reporter asked him what he thought about the Vietnam war. He replied, “Honey, I’m just an entertainer, I’d rather keep my opinions about that to myself.”


158 posted on 06/21/2013 4:48:29 PM PDT by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: wku man

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

Yep...they’re being niggardly in who they apply blame to.”

that’ll set their lurking hairs on fire!


159 posted on 06/21/2013 4:50:51 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: TheRhinelander

This restaurant has a cook book for sale, probably buy online or call them and ask about purchasing.

Best cook book from IMO best southern cuisine cooking.

http://www.bullochhouse.com/

If not that one, then Pirate House in Savannah has an excellent cook book. Those two are my most used.

http://www.thepirateshouse.com/menus/01.htm

The only recipe I can’t get (it’s their very unique specialty) is the “Low Country Egg Rolls” which is egg rolls just like in chinese restaurants, except it’s filled with seasoned collard greens and pull pork. I’m drooling just thinking about them.


160 posted on 06/21/2013 4:52:11 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: drewh
If the "n" word were as bad a folks make it out to be, I wouldn't hear it blaring out of cars as "music" every day.

Every. Day.

161 posted on 06/21/2013 4:52:15 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy ( Because police powers are essential to the public good that abusing them is so offensive.)
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To: Half Vast Conspiracy

Whites have become pathetic caricatures.


162 posted on 06/21/2013 4:55:09 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: laplata

Your Dad clearly was not a Marine. EVERY WWII Marine vet I knew, who fought in the Pacific, said “Jap,” and they probably continued to say it up until they died in old age.

Perhaps you are unaware of the profound hatred the Marines and Japanese had for each other. It was visceral.


163 posted on 06/21/2013 5:04:39 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six

Perhaps you are unaware of the profound hatred the Marines and Japanese had for each other. It was visceral.


I have a World War II Marine uncle. He still hates the Japs. I attend Marine Corps League events with him.

I’m very aware and you don’t need to tell me, thank you.


164 posted on 06/21/2013 5:09:47 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Little Ray

You should never try to apologize to people who try to guilt you. Back around 1978 I ‘d purchased Pontiac Grand Prix and went to visit some relatives. One of them tried the guilt trick by saying, “wasn’t that extravagant?” I replied, “No, I earned the money, I could afford it, I wanted it, and I bought it.” Never heard and more of that BS.


165 posted on 06/21/2013 5:12:28 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: laplata

You’d be surprised at how many people DON’T know about the USMC v. Japanese. In your case, that is why I said “Perhaps,” as I had no knowledge of your background.

I knew WWII Marine vets who would never even buy anything that was made in Japan: No Japanese cars, no Japanese electronics, etc., even though they were excellent products.


166 posted on 06/21/2013 5:15:46 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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If you look at the root of the word Niger means black. Nigeria is the land of the black. And the word we are not allowed to say simply mean not pure black. In theater the light gel bastard yellow simply is not pure yellow. There are many words with multiple meanings. Words change and so do their acceptance


167 posted on 06/21/2013 5:16:15 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: TheRhinelander

There are hundreds of Southern Living cookbooks. However there are many different regions in the South and the food is quite diverse.


168 posted on 06/21/2013 5:17:13 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: drewh; All

Meanwhile, Black Ghetto Thug Trayvon Martin is celebrated even though he called himself No Limit Ni—a on Twitter

Deen apoligized for her past remarks. Yet the Black Ku Klux Klan and their White Guilt Liberal succophants had to lynch another Whitey

Wake up people!


169 posted on 06/21/2013 5:24:01 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Don't Blame Me For La Raza Rubio....I Voted For Alex Snitker)
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To: ought-six

I understand. Thank you.

Growing up, our Post Master was a Bataan Death March survivor. He was missing two fingers on each hand. He and other American wood cutters had intentionally cut the wood a little long so it wouldn’t fit in the Japanese wood stoves. When they figured out what they’d done, the Japs held their hands down on tree stumps and cut off their fingers with axes.


170 posted on 06/21/2013 5:24:10 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: estrogen

Not too many people her age could truthfully say they never used that word, it was fairly common when I was growing up. Where I lived there were no blacks, but as she said jokes were about the different ethnic groups and in the jokes the groups were all called by their slang (racist now) names. I can’t imagine that she was still doing that with the climate these days, I don’t know anyone else that is still doing that. The blond jokes took over for the ethnic jokes many years ago. Clueless of her if nothing else.


171 posted on 06/21/2013 5:26:07 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: tuffydoodle

Good for Elvis. Another reason he was so beloved.


172 posted on 06/21/2013 5:26:46 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Kirkwood; TheRhinelander

Second that....I highly recommend Southern Living cookbooks. I get the magazine. This month’s recipes include peach pound cake, pimiento cheese, squash casserole, and banana pudding, among dozens.


173 posted on 06/21/2013 5:28:38 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CodeToad

Interesting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnzdFKz_X4Q


174 posted on 06/21/2013 5:30:01 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: drewh

PC strikes again. Of course it’s ok to denigrate those bitter clingers to guns and religion, and any Tea Party types.

The term teabagger is just as objectionable to me as the N word, and all those smirking liberals that used it deserve to be fired, but that will never happen.


175 posted on 06/21/2013 5:33:22 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: tuffydoodle; a fool in paradise
There is an old video of Elvis Presley doing a press conference. Some reporter asked him what he thought about the Vietnam war. He replied, “Honey, I’m just an entertainer, I’d rather keep my opinions about that to myself.”

Yeah! Somebody oughta send Elvis' quote to Glenn Beck, lately a frequent virtual visitor to these pages.

176 posted on 06/21/2013 5:34:06 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: ought-six

My Dad had been on General MacArthur’s staff and after the Japanese surrender, and as the Occupation got under way, orders were issued not to use Jap and show respect to the Japanese people.

There was a purpose for that order.

On the other hand, General Macarthur was ruthless toward the Japs who committed atrocities. Some Jap Generals had what amounted to Kangaroo courts and were hung immediately.


177 posted on 06/21/2013 5:34:47 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: laplata

You must have some amazing stories about the general. MacArthur is one of the greatest gnerals in American history IMO.


178 posted on 06/21/2013 5:37:41 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: COBOL2Java

Wasn’t it Paula who said (about Moochelle My Belle) “that girl could really eat! She ate more than any other guest on my show”?


179 posted on 06/21/2013 5:48:49 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: laplata
My late father was a WWII Marine who fought on Guam and Okinawa. He would use the word "Japs" when telling his kids stories from the war. But I never had any sense that he had any hostility to the Japanese after the war--he was stationed in Japan for 6 months in the 1950s and seemed to get along fine with them.

I used to know a US Army veteran who survived the Bataan Death March and 3 years as a POW. (He's still alive at 94 but he is now in a nursing home with dementia.) He eventually bought a Japanese car. People who had known him for a long time thought that was the real end of World War II.

180 posted on 06/21/2013 6:04:24 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: LongWayHome

I heard some stories but was too young to appreciate them. I’d sure ask questions if my Dad was still alive now. LOL

:)


181 posted on 06/21/2013 6:10:08 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: notaliberal

Didn’t Paula Deen say something about Michelle eating a lot when on her show? Retribution and revenge maybe for her comments.


182 posted on 06/21/2013 6:10:20 PM PDT by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: CodeToad
The Brown case of 1954 involved segregation in Topeka, Kansas...not a Southern state.

New York passed a law in 1948 banning racial discrimination in hiring--more than 80 years after the Civil War.

Major League Baseball had its first black player in 1947--when nearly all of the teams were in Northern cities (all except the Washington Senators and arguably the two St. Louis teams). Why had the teams not been integrated all along? The sport was invented by Yankees.

In the era of passenger trains, the black employees were sleeping car porters and maids, not engineers or conductors. It wasn't that none of the black employees would have liked to be an engineer or a conductor.

Alexis de Tocqueville, traveling in the US in the 1830s, thought that racial prejudice was stronger in the regions of the country where slavery had been abolished.

183 posted on 06/21/2013 6:13:06 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: drewh
OK folks. Wish I could post to all here...this is all about Paula dissing the Most Important Person In The World. She's getting the harsh discipline of laughing at Michelle Obama when the bow-legged FLOTUS came to Savannah to sample her food.

Deen laughed that Michelle wouldn't stop eating the delicious friend food.

Michelle. Does. Not. Forgive.

Took more than a year, but all the imps and demons of Hollywood and Media Matters finally got Michelle's Revenge.

184 posted on 06/21/2013 6:13:54 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: estrogen
BUT Paula Deen grew up in a segregated era in the south and I’m sure they feel totally different than the normal person.

I moved from the north to the south 25 years ago. The worst racists I knew were those that moved from the north at the same time (a bunch of us moved to start a new factory). Now the worst racists are generally black liberals who hate whitey while taking all they can from him.

185 posted on 06/21/2013 6:14:48 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: drewh
Liberals lynching liberals. What's not to like?

Anyway...

Country cookin' makes me good lookin'.

I just had to get that in this thread.

5.56mm

186 posted on 06/21/2013 6:15:15 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Verginius Rufus

Your father had the right attitude and he’d earned it. God Bless our Dads and all they served with.....all 16.5 million of them.


187 posted on 06/21/2013 6:17:30 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: cherry
All the domestic channels, which I have enjoyed and now enjoy less and less--are all gay all the time.

The home is not the province of the housewife, but of homosexual men.

They are also too "tournament." Too many cooking "star" shows, too many shopping for homes in Brussels.

Decreasing relevance.

188 posted on 06/21/2013 6:17:35 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Coldwater Creek

Yep! You nailed it. This is something that should be addressed and a reason to be fired over.


189 posted on 06/21/2013 6:33:43 PM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: MinuteGal
I can't bring myself to revel in her losing her job because in my opinion she's a harmless Democrat low-information magnolia pie.

Like my great-aunts, Democrats because Abraham Lincoln wasn't.

190 posted on 06/21/2013 6:39:13 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Fight the culture of nothing.)
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To: andyk

My wife’s grandmother (she dies recently at 92) was still using “colored” and according to her and her mother, grandma never said the n——— word because it was distasteful and only white trash used it.

She never had a bad word for anyone, it was part of her charm.


191 posted on 06/21/2013 6:48:02 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: ReformationFan

I saw that just the other day..I was appalled! LOL!


192 posted on 06/21/2013 6:48:06 PM PDT by KittenClaws ( You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: newnhdad

What a great memory for you! :-)


193 posted on 06/21/2013 6:50:27 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: homegroan

Yes, there has to be a reason. Paula Deen is a lib. When do libs attack another lib?

Well, when said lib reveals the gluttony of the First Lady, that’s when.

I give ms. Deen credit for her honesty.


194 posted on 06/21/2013 6:50:41 PM PDT by KittenClaws ( You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: ReformationFan
Pretty soon, it’s going to become a hate crime to watch “Blazing Saddles.”

The sheriff is near.
195 posted on 06/21/2013 6:51:48 PM PDT by Old Yeller (You can't spell Stanley Ann without S-A-T-A-N)
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To: flaglady47

Not the mooch herself, but her supporters. Lets not forget how this works.

$hit rolls downhill, and libs do not need marching orders.


196 posted on 06/21/2013 6:52:01 PM PDT by KittenClaws ( You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: estrogen
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I say we hook-up Billy Clinton to a sodium-pentanol (sp) machine ...

and see how many times "America's First Black President" has used the "n-word" in his life ...

especially in reference to the Kenyan-traitor occupying the U.S. White House ...



Dittos for the Hildebeast ....


..
197 posted on 06/21/2013 6:55:29 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Swine Piss be upon Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: Half Vast Conspiracy

If the “n” word were as bad a folks make it out to be, I wouldn’t hear it blaring out of cars as “music” every day.
Every. Day.


The “n” word is just a word. And why do we say “n” word? Are we trained not to say.......yep, I ain’t saying it. I’d hate to be banned on FR for freedom of speech.


198 posted on 06/21/2013 6:56:03 PM PDT by KittenClaws ( You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: drewh

And now of course Deen’s vocal support of Obama goes down the memory hole. The culture will now instruct us that Paula Deen has always been a Republican. People will officially remember how Paula had Sarah Palin on her show. Michelle Obama of course never appeared in Deen’s show. Bill Maher and Media Matters will tell us so.


199 posted on 06/21/2013 7:05:35 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: drewh

The Food Network Channel has been scratched from anything we will ever watch again. God bless Paula.


200 posted on 06/21/2013 7:07:36 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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