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'Ba Ba Black Sheep' Called Racist
Fox News ^ | Feb 28 2011

Posted on 02/28/2011 6:51:22 AM PST by Lazamataz

Black sheep are on the endangered species list as some children in north Queensland learn to sing Baa Baa Rainbow Sheep.

The English nursery rhyme may have survived for 200-plus years but political correctness could finally put it out to pasture.

Some schools in Britain have banned the song for being racist, but Pelicans Innisfail Child Care allows children to sing about black sheep or rainbow sheep.

(Excerpt) Read more at nation.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: education; liberalism; liberals; moralabsolutes; pcstupidity; politicalcorrectness; publiceducation
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1 posted on 02/28/2011 6:51:23 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

I guess it has become the black sheep of the nursery rhymes.


2 posted on 02/28/2011 6:52:38 AM PST by MichiganCheese (I "gotta sit in the back with all the other typical bitter clinging enemies"!)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz... only you...


3 posted on 02/28/2011 6:52:52 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Lazamataz

Is being the “black sheep” of the family also racist?


4 posted on 02/28/2011 6:53:13 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Lazamataz
Oh good grief. Does that mean that Black Sheep Squadron DVD's will have to have their titles changed?
5 posted on 02/28/2011 6:54:21 AM PST by Lysandru
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To: Lazamataz
S.W.I.N.E.

Socialist Wildly Indignant about Nearly Everything.

6 posted on 02/28/2011 6:54:57 AM PST by Tupelo (The Boudicca from Wasilla supporter)
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To: Lazamataz

lol.

People are nuts these days.

speaking of black sheeps.... did you see this story about Ted Kennedy? has it been posted on FR yet?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1361318/U-S-Senator-Ted-Kennedy-rented-Chilean-brothel-entire-night.html#ixzz1FG8LLcnI


7 posted on 02/28/2011 6:55:32 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Lazamataz

Are the PC police suggesting that there is no such thing as a black sheep? Or that being a black sheep is to be an inferior sheep? Or that noticing that a sheep is black is to imply that white humans are superior to black humans?

Or what, exactly?


8 posted on 02/28/2011 6:56:24 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Lazamataz

When is the Old Lady Who Lived In a Shoe gonna get a visit from CPS for whipping her children before she puts them to bed?


9 posted on 02/28/2011 6:56:47 AM PST by digger48
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To: Lazamataz

I have a feeling that “Black Holes” will be next.


10 posted on 02/28/2011 6:57:28 AM PST by jaydubya2
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To: paulycy
Are the PC police suggesting that there is no such thing as a black sheep? Or that being a black sheep is to be an inferior sheep? Or that noticing that a sheep is black is to imply that white humans are superior to black humans? Or what, exactly?

Asking questions like that will get you on some serious lists, these days, mister.

11 posted on 02/28/2011 6:57:28 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: Lysandru
Oh good grief. Does that mean that Black Sheep Squadron DVD’s will have to have their titles changed?

I don't know but I hear people who have black sheep are using Clairol hair color to dye their sheep blond - well, it could happen ;)

12 posted on 02/28/2011 7:00:13 AM PST by Bitsy ( i)
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To: Lysandru
That WAS the changed name!

The show originally WAS called "Ba Ba Black Sheep"

13 posted on 02/28/2011 7:00:26 AM PST by massmike (DADT repeal: the Boy Scouts now have tougher membership requirements than the Army!)
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To: MichiganCheese

Another sign of the social collapse of the UK! This will definitely make it over to America since the UK is leading the way for the death of the West with America right behind them.

“I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”

We need to put them out of their Leftist misery.


14 posted on 02/28/2011 7:00:28 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Lazamataz
Photo of the racists in action:


15 posted on 02/28/2011 7:00:33 AM PST by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: jaydubya2
Other targets of PC Speech Inquisitions:

Companies "in the black".
Black Friday.
The Black Sea.
Cajun blackened catfish.
The Black River.
Blacksmithing.
Carbon black.
Blackwater.
Black Mountain.

16 posted on 02/28/2011 7:00:49 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: digger48

Still waiting for Wee Willie Winkie to “come out”...


17 posted on 02/28/2011 7:01:00 AM PST by Hatteras
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To: Jack Hydrazine

That’s more racist than this song!

All it does is see how much wool the sheep puts out!


18 posted on 02/28/2011 7:02:03 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Lysandru

Robert W. Schroder Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Commanding Officer, VMA-214 is deeply saddened.

19 posted on 02/28/2011 7:03:02 AM PST by magslinger (Samuel Colt, feminist. Making women equal to men for over 150 years.)
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To: jaydubya2
Too late....

NAACP: Black Holes are Racist.

20 posted on 02/28/2011 7:03:41 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Lazamataz

Whiskey...Tango...Foxtrot.

What else is there to say?


21 posted on 02/28/2011 7:03:41 AM PST by hoagy62 (I am a optimistic pessimist. I am positive that the world is going to Hell.)
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To: Lazamataz
Asking questions like that will get you on some serious lists, these days, mister.

Yeah, logic and marxism don't mix.

22 posted on 02/28/2011 7:03:49 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: paulycy; Lazamataz

I think the black sheep are victims of discrimination
and deserve some sort of reparations from the cracker sheep.


23 posted on 02/28/2011 7:05:42 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Lazamataz
Black people own the word "black," and use of that word by anyone else is racist.

Just like white people own the word "white."

24 posted on 02/28/2011 7:05:56 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: Lysandru

Probably!

And one of my favorite short stories, the tragic Rudyard Kipling story “Ba, Ba, Blacksheep.”


25 posted on 02/28/2011 7:06:01 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Lazamataz

“Black Friday.”

You are aware a stink was made about that this past year?


26 posted on 02/28/2011 7:07:26 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: digger48; Lazamataz

"You want poems?....I got poems...."

27 posted on 02/28/2011 7:07:31 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Lysandru

Calling Tarzan.


28 posted on 02/28/2011 7:08:38 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: Lazamataz

Men In Rainbow


29 posted on 02/28/2011 7:09:23 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Lazamataz

Rainbow Forest Cake


30 posted on 02/28/2011 7:10:48 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Hilarious and sad at the same time,

this demonstrates the deterioration of the state of education in our country.

Public policy has been intentionally niggardly in properly educating the next generation.


31 posted on 02/28/2011 7:12:10 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Lazamataz

It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 18267.


32 posted on 02/28/2011 7:12:25 AM PST by Brother Cracker
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To: MrB
I think the black sheep are victims of discrimination and deserve some sort of reparations from the cracker sheep.

50% of their wool proceeds to the children of black sheep forever, and majority roles in all sheep sports activities?

33 posted on 02/28/2011 7:13:59 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: COBOL2Java
Henry Ford said you can get his car in any color you want, as long as it was Rainbow.


34 posted on 02/28/2011 7:14:47 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: Lazamataz
...And I thought it was going too far when "Sambo's Restaurant" changed their name to "No Place Like Sam's"

A popular U.S. restaurant chain of the 1960s and 1970s, Sambo's, borrowed characters from the book (including Sambo and the tigers) for promotional purposes, although the Sambo name was originally a combination of the founders' nicknames: Sam (Sam Battistone) and Bo (Newell Bohnett). Nonetheless, the controversy about the book led to accusations of racism that contributed to the 1,117-restaurant chain's demise in the early 1980s. Images inspired by the book (now considered by some racially insensitive) were common interior decorations in the restaurants. Though portions of the original chain re-named themselves "No Place Like Sam's" to try to forestall closure, all but the original restaurant in Santa Barbara, California had closed by 1982.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Black_Sambo

35 posted on 02/28/2011 7:16:31 AM PST by massmike (DADT repeal: the Boy Scouts now have tougher membership requirements than the Army!)
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To: Lazamataz

I’m getting nervous. When I go to a restaurant can I still order my fish “blackened”? OOOOOH, the anxiety is eating me up!


36 posted on 02/28/2011 7:16:40 AM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: MrB
Have you ever just stared up, into the Rainbow night sky, with the little peckerwood-cracker-muther****er stars peppering it, and just wondered how we ended up here?


37 posted on 02/28/2011 7:17:39 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

The UK should put out an announcement that all self-appointed black sheep of their family should turn themselves in to their nearest police precinct and be arrested on racism charges.


38 posted on 02/28/2011 7:17:39 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: hal ogen

You will find your answer in Metallica’s song, “Back in Rainbow”.


39 posted on 02/28/2011 7:19:27 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: Lazamataz
This is actually in Australia, not the UK. Speaking of Australia, are they going to force these Aussie icons to change the name of this album?


40 posted on 02/28/2011 7:21:04 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: COBOL2Java
Rainbow lights.


41 posted on 02/28/2011 7:21:04 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: Lazamataz
Take my love, take my land
Take me where I cannot stand
I don't care, I'm still free
You can't take the sky from me
Take me out to the rainbow
Tell them I ain't comin' back
Burn the land and boil the sea
You can't take the sky from me
There's no place I can be
Since I found Serenity
But you can't take the sky from me...

Just not the same.

42 posted on 02/28/2011 7:23:09 AM PST by magslinger (Samuel Colt, feminist. Making women equal to men for over 150 years.)
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To: GeronL
"U.S. Senator Edward 'Ted' Kennedy 'rented out a Chilean brothel for the entire night', claimed FBI files"

Or as the rest of us call it: "Tuesday."

43 posted on 02/28/2011 7:24:49 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: paulycy

I’m just wondering if Laz would “hit it”...


44 posted on 02/28/2011 7:27:48 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Lazamataz
"Ba Ba Black Sheep, have you any wool?"
Not for you, Cracker!
45 posted on 02/28/2011 7:28:24 AM PST by Oratam
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To: Lazamataz
Other targets of PC Speech Inquisitions:


46 posted on 02/28/2011 7:30:01 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: dfwgator

47 posted on 02/28/2011 7:30:13 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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To: Lysandru
"...Oh good grief. Does that mean Black Sheep Squadron DVD's will have to have their titles changed?..."


Absolutely loved that television program back in the day!

48 posted on 02/28/2011 7:30:42 AM PST by Blue Jays (Rock Hard, Ride Free)
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To: Lazamataz

The Non-Offensive-Color Widow Spider

49 posted on 02/28/2011 7:31:02 AM PST by kidd
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To: Blue Jays
Absolutely loved that television program back in the day!

Racist bast'd.

50 posted on 02/28/2011 7:33:09 AM PST by Lazamataz (Scott Walker: Please FIRE.... then APPOINT... then VOTE.)
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