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Yunel Escobar suspended by Blue Jays for wearing eye black with anti-gay slur
National Post [Canada] ^ | Sep 18, 2012 3:30 PM ET | National Post Staff

Posted on 09/18/2012 2:05:19 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

The Toronto Blue Jays suspended Yunel Escobar for three games on Tuesday after he wore eye-black tape inscribed with an anti-gay slur during Saturday’s game at the Rogers Centre. The salary forfeited by Escobar during his suspension will go to You Can Play and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

“Honestly it’s been a terrible experience in my life and career,” Escobar said through a translator. “It’s something I’m sorry for and something I won’t do again.”

The player said he was embarrassed by his actions.

“It was just a joke,” Escobar said through the translator. “It was my idea but it wasn’t directed at anyone in particular.”

Escobar said he has friends who are gay and has nothing against homosexuals.

“The person who decorates my house...

(Excerpt) Read more at sports.nationalpost.com ...


TOPICS: Canada; Cuba; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: baseball; canada; homosexualagenda; torontobluejays; yunelescobar
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If he'd had "Kill those who insult the Prophet", how would that turn out (aside from the question of how much eye black that would take)?
1 posted on 09/18/2012 2:05:24 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Better yet, he should just declare himself a muzzie.

He could then insult gays all he wanted, and our limp-d*ck MSM would bend over (per their checklist.)


2 posted on 09/18/2012 2:09:20 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Hunton Peck

Baseball has always been boring and gay.

The latest acknowledgement shouldn’t surprise anyone.


3 posted on 09/18/2012 2:10:18 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Hunton Peck
A close-up photo posted on Twitter by Toronto resident James Greenhalgh shows the words “TU ERE MARICON” — Spanish for “You’re a faggot” — printed in white on the black tape Escobar was wearing below his eyes.

I'm sorry, but I LOL.

4 posted on 09/18/2012 2:16:13 PM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: Hunton Peck

“The salary forfeited by Escobar during his suspension will go to You Can Play and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.”

Escobar simply expresses his Christian Pro Famly views and his team retaliates by embarrassing him, suspending him and giving the money he deserves to some Pro Sodomite group.


5 posted on 09/18/2012 2:18:48 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: freedumb2003

Baseball is America.


6 posted on 09/18/2012 2:19:22 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: freedumb2003

What’s your opinion of hotdogs and apple pie?


7 posted on 09/18/2012 2:20:23 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Hunton Peck

!!!Tu ere maricon!!!

8 posted on 09/18/2012 2:22:13 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Hunton Peck

It’s Canada.


9 posted on 09/18/2012 2:22:59 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jacquerie
Baseball is America.

Cuban player and Canadian team....just sayin'

10 posted on 09/18/2012 2:23:15 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: Jacquerie

>>Baseball is America.<<

In a boring and gay sort of way.


11 posted on 09/18/2012 2:26:09 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Hunton Peck

¡Muy bueno!


12 posted on 09/18/2012 2:27:19 PM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: BykrBayb

>>What’s your opinion of hotdogs and apple pie?<<

Hot dogs are German and Apple Pie is French.


13 posted on 09/18/2012 2:27:53 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Roccus

Canada is in America.


14 posted on 09/18/2012 2:28:46 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Hunton Peck

Baseball was emasculated long ago..


15 posted on 09/18/2012 2:30:13 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Hunton Peck

I have a tattoo on my goodies that says “Mohammad’s mamma was here”.


16 posted on 09/18/2012 2:30:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: freedumb2003

Only if your viewpoint is homo . . .


17 posted on 09/18/2012 2:31:46 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: Hunton Peck
"“It was just a joke"

Then he should have stuck to his guns & not caved in.

The Kenyan must go.

18 posted on 09/18/2012 2:31:54 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Given that Escobar is an important part of Toronto’s offense, I would be upset were I in Baltimore or Tampa. This gives the Yankees a rather significant advantage over the Orioles and Rays the next three games.


19 posted on 09/18/2012 2:34:06 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: Jacquerie

>>Only if your viewpoint is homo . . .<<

Or if you like that boring game where failing 2/3 of the times makes you a success.


20 posted on 09/18/2012 2:37:25 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: the_devils_advocate_666
From an earlier thread:


21 posted on 09/18/2012 2:42:52 PM PDT by Hunton Peck ("Blasphemy" is to Islam as "swiftboating" is to Democrats: The speaking of truth to liars.)
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To: freedumb2003

>>Or if you like that boring game where failing 2/3 of the times makes you a success.

Sounds like you were the fat kid in Middle School nobody wanted on their team.


22 posted on 09/18/2012 2:44:35 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: Jacquerie

>>Sounds like you were the fat kid in Middle School nobody wanted on their team.<<

Sounds like you were the intellectually challenged bully who used brawn over brains.

Because it worked for you then doesn’t mean it works now.

But everyone can see what kind of person you were.

I hire and fire asshats like you on a whim.

And no, I wasn’t the fat kid — that doesn’t make baseball any more less boring. Strawmen are what works for intellectual midgets like you.


23 posted on 09/18/2012 2:50:21 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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>>Sounds like you were the fat kid in Middle School nobody wanted on their team.<<

Sounds like you were the intellectually challenged bully who used brawn over brains.

Because it worked for you then doesn’t mean it works now.

But everyone can see what kind of person you were.

I hire and fire asshats like you on a whim.

And no, I wasn’t the fat kid — that doesn’t make baseball any more less boring. Strawmen are what works for intellectual midgets like you.


24 posted on 09/18/2012 2:50:21 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: freedumb2003

It appears I hit a nerve. LOL.


25 posted on 09/18/2012 2:53:29 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Yo, Escobar! If you’re going to flaunt it then stand by it. Nothing worse than a sissy who succumbs to PC.......


26 posted on 09/18/2012 2:56:37 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: freedumb2003

You really have screwed up your tag, dumb.


27 posted on 09/18/2012 2:59:55 PM PDT by Misterioso (Trying to explain music is like trying to dance architecture. -- Thelonious Monk)
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To: Jacquerie

Yes, I dislike bullies.

FR should also dislike bullies.

But your type are too stupid to understand how bad bullies are.

That is why I enjoyed firing your types.

Revenge is sweet, payback is a Mo’Fo.

Such a child you are.


28 posted on 09/18/2012 3:00:15 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Misterioso; John Robinson

>>You really have screwed up your tag, dumb.<<

It is the UI — I see the odd characters — they are supposed to be quotes (single and double).

I haven’t used quotes in the tag before. I’ll check with John on how I can have it displayed properly.

Do you disagree with the underlying point?


29 posted on 09/18/2012 3:03:19 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Hunton Peck
Off you go!


30 posted on 09/18/2012 3:03:55 PM PDT by eddie willers
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I hire and fire asshats like you on a whim. And no, I wasn’t the fat kid

You had us fooled because you're sounding just like one............

31 posted on 09/18/2012 3:04:00 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Hunton Peck

a donation to GLADD, one of the most bigotted groups around


32 posted on 09/18/2012 3:05:21 PM PDT by representativerepublic (...loose lips, sink ships)
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That is why I enjoyed firing your types.

After reading your mindless rambling on your homepage, I doubt you've ever been in a position to hire, let alone fire anyone as you claim.

But what the hey, the internet makes kings of us all...........lol!

33 posted on 09/18/2012 3:08:33 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Hot Tabasco

And you continue to drag FR into the celebration of bullies.

I wasn’t fat (I was a gymnast) — but I was small and had difficulty seeing the ball into the glove.

So, we have people like you, like Al Bundy, who relive High School (I only went for 2 years and graduated early to be away from fools like you).

Like I said — it has been my great pleasure to use my brain for the quiet revenge on idiots and fools.

I have deeply enjoyed every single firing.


34 posted on 09/18/2012 3:08:52 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (“We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents.” moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Hunton Peck
“The person who decorates my house..


35 posted on 09/18/2012 3:12:37 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Mears
Canada is a country in North America.

Sometimes referred to as the "Great white north", Canada is a country of a diversity. Canadians are known for their whimsical accent, and their love for an unusual dish called "Poutine".

36 posted on 09/18/2012 3:12:44 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Cementjungle

lol!


37 posted on 09/18/2012 3:15:15 PM PDT by Hunton Peck ("Blasphemy" is to Islam as "swiftboating" is to Democrats: The speaking of truth to liars.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

He trolls for responses to his insults and gets his tutu in a wad when others respond.

What a man. /s


38 posted on 09/18/2012 3:16:47 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: freedumb2003
That is why I enjoyed firing your types.

After reading your mindless rambling on your homepage, I doubt you've ever been in a position to hire, let alone fire anyone as you claim.

But what the hey, the internet makes kings of us all...........lol!

39 posted on 09/18/2012 3:17:26 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Hunton Peck

If his name was John Rocker, and he was white, and he wrote his message in English he would be done for the year. I think the punishment probably fits the crime but look what they did to Rocker.


40 posted on 09/18/2012 3:25:07 PM PDT by Paddy Irish
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To: freedumb2003
I agree about the boring part, the homo part, I dunno. Do not pay any attention to them. Judging from the rabid replies you get downthread, a lot of baseball fans here?

I recall when the Iranian hostages were returned, someone suggested giving them lifetime season passes to some baseball team. Some wag replied: "Haven't they suffered enough?" Sums it up.

41 posted on 09/18/2012 3:30:57 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: trisham

My late mother was Canadian.


42 posted on 09/18/2012 3:40:31 PM PDT by Mears
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To: freedumb2003
That is why I enjoyed firing your types.

You hire people just so you can enjoy screwing up their livelihoods by firing them? And then you complain about bullies??? That's messed up.

43 posted on 09/18/2012 3:41:35 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: freedumb2003
Baseball has always been boring and gay.

Baseball has long been referred to as the thinking man's game. Perhaps that's why you don't enjoy baseball.

44 posted on 09/18/2012 3:44:22 PM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: trisham

Canada is a country in North America,as are the USA and Mexico.

They are all Americans,along with a whole bunch of other countries.

There are Europeans,and Asians,and Africans,and Americans-—all encompassing different countries.


45 posted on 09/18/2012 3:46:02 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Hunton Peck

Bread and Circus has gone Tofu and Theater.


46 posted on 09/18/2012 4:14:38 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Mears
Canada is in America.

I don't know about that, but I was recently in Vancouver and asked someone "what it was like to be Canadian." I got a rather peeved look from her and she responded, "I'm NOT Canadian! I'm British Columbian!"

Mark

47 posted on 09/18/2012 5:04:58 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: freedumb2003

Quotation marks and other stuff don’t seem to work in the tag box. As a died-in-the-wool baseball fan, I do resent the challenge to my masculinity, you brute.


48 posted on 09/18/2012 5:12:44 PM PDT by Misterioso (Trying to explain music is like trying to dance architecture. -- Thelonious Monk)
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To: cripplecreek

Does it really say “mamma”? When was the last time you checked?


49 posted on 09/18/2012 5:14:24 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: Hunton Peck

...these sodomites sure are a thin-skinned bunch, eh?


50 posted on 09/18/2012 5:24:27 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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