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Paula Deen Admits to Using N-Word in Court Deposition [Not as much as rap thugs, I bet]
Ace Show Biz ^ | 6/20/13

Posted on 06/20/2013 5:45:27 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Paula Deen has been called for a deposition in connection with a lawsuit filed by a former employee at the Savannah, Georgia restaurant she co-owns with her brother Earl "Bubba" Hiers. The celebrity chef, 66, was questioned about her alleged use of racial slur and jokes.

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I'm sick of this lynch mob mentality....rap thugs use the same language and worse.....they use misogynistic lyrics and exhibit the same in behavior.....

OF COURSE racist language and attitudes are not good....let us apply it EVENLY, though, what do you say?

1 posted on 06/20/2013 5:45:27 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s what I would have said

“Oh yeah, all the time....when I am singing rap songs. ‘Black and yellow, black and yellow. Black stripe, yellow paint, them *****s scared of but them ho’s ain’t’ Don’t know it? How about ‘Everybody know me. I’m the same little ***** taught your brother to smoke’”


2 posted on 06/20/2013 5:48:59 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

and the problem is?? Oh yeh...our justice system!!


3 posted on 06/20/2013 5:50:00 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SoFloFreeper

Silly white-boy, urban ghetto blacks CAN’T be racist. Only YOU can be racist.


4 posted on 06/20/2013 5:53:00 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I'm sick of this lynch mob mentality ...
I channel surfed onto CNN Headlines News and the news reader was asking how this would affect Deen's career.
Un-believable. Made me want to throw my coffee cup at the screen.
5 posted on 06/20/2013 5:54:00 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t think anyone should be using the term, but if Blacks want to I’m not going to take them to task for it. I think it’s idiotic, but what the hey. They’re not using in the pejorative sense, putting each other down or denigrating each other by doing it. I just think it’s a word I’d never use.

When Whites use it, it is different. We may not like facing that, but it is.

That Deen would actually use this term completely destroys any respect I could have for the woman. The word is so racially charged, and the use is so offensive, it conveys an unacceptable mindset when a person uses it.


6 posted on 06/20/2013 5:54:33 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Speaker John Boehner (R) no (D) no (R)... has more waffles than IHOP.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Too bad she didn’t use the word “retard”. She would have been given a pass.


7 posted on 06/20/2013 5:54:38 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It would be funny if she said, “Yes, as is true with many Americans, regardless of race, I said the word “ni@@er”, which is protected by the first ammendment.

Thanks for asking.”


8 posted on 06/20/2013 5:55:15 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: oh8eleven

Made me want to throw my coffee cup at the screen.


This is literally why I dumped TV in 1997. It worked. I”m actually a much more positive person now.


9 posted on 06/20/2013 5:55:56 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
C'mon, folks, we must stop being NIGGARDLY in the use of words...
10 posted on 06/20/2013 5:57:22 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Evidently, the only word that is not offensive to them, is “FREE”.


11 posted on 06/20/2013 5:58:25 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: DoughtyOne

When Whites use it, it is different. We may not like facing that, but it is.


I rarely use the term, but when I do, I mean it. And the person it is directed against may not even be black. The word has multiple meanings.


12 posted on 06/20/2013 5:58:54 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

Irish temper - no escaping. :)


13 posted on 06/20/2013 5:59:11 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

As liberal and politically correct as the Food Network and HGTV are, they just might drop her show. I’m serious.


14 posted on 06/20/2013 6:03:51 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: cuban leaf

I know what you mean.


15 posted on 06/20/2013 6:04:16 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Speaker John Boehner (R) no (D) no (R)... has more waffles than IHOP.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

At least Paula Deen is an honest racist. lol. I can’t say if her intentions were cruel or racist but what was the point in the first place ? Of course the meaning changes coming from an old white southern lady.


16 posted on 06/20/2013 6:15:09 AM PDT by erlayman
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To: SoFloFreeper

Oh no, she said a word which blacks use against each other about 20 times ad day, Hell I’ve been called one too off a black person at my old work.
Sticks and stones might break my bones but words will never hurt me.

Remember that statement alas no more, we have a population which plays the race , card, the queer, card, the victim card because they’re weak and looking for a quick handout


17 posted on 06/20/2013 6:17:12 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: DoughtyOne
When Whites use it, it is different. We may not like facing that, but it is.

I have to admit to using it, but only as a reference to BEHAVIOR and/or ATTITUDE. It is applying the same standard under which I'd call someone white trash.

Example: Cory Booker isn't one; "Reverend" Al is one and St. Trayvon was one.

(Donning flameproofs)

18 posted on 06/20/2013 6:17:58 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: DoughtyOne

I used to agree with your line of thought, but putting hate crimes on the books changes the game. Now, to keep up with these idiotic laws, it should be equally evil for all to use the term.


19 posted on 06/20/2013 6:19:59 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: DoughtyOne

want to bet, they do use that word to put each other down.

I loved in a ghetto for some time while I got on my feet, besides hearing cracker and “white boy what yu doin ere” crap.
I was called nigger, spick, wop, light bulb.

Racism is alive and worn with a badge of honor in the black community because they know they can get away with it and because dopey whites defend their racism and the way they live.


20 posted on 06/20/2013 6:20:05 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc

lived in the ghetto not love, certainly not love


21 posted on 06/20/2013 6:22:06 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: DoughtyOne

I totally diagree with you. I think it’s worse when blacks use it against each other than when white’s use the word. They most certainly do use it to denigrate each other. They are the ones to claim to be hurt by the word, therefore they shouldn’t be using it at all.

I don’t like Paula Dean because she’s a big fat liberal, not because of her use of a word.


22 posted on 06/20/2013 6:25:55 AM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I grew up in Savannah, GA, not very far from where Paula Deen grew up, in the 1950s and 1960s. EVERYONE used the word, including blacks themselves. I get that blacks don’t like the word and try not to use it but if you grew up in the Deep South in that time period it was in common usage. People are going to make mistakes and I’m sure this was a case of her not censoring herself in time. My parents were transplanted Yankees and half my father’s employees were black so I didn’t get the racist thing. Some of those guys who worked for my dad were friends with him, and me, until his or their deaths. I really hope this doesn’t hurt her career too much. And yeah it really gripes me that they still regularly use the term to describe each other bur want to lynch a white person who uses it.


23 posted on 06/20/2013 6:26:07 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If you ever uttered the words; DAGO, GREASER, WOP, MOBSTER, MAFIA, WISEGUYS, GINNIE’S, et al, etc.. Don’t talk to me ever again unless you apologize.. My children and grown grandkids won’t be calling anytime soon, I’ve been told.. :)


24 posted on 06/20/2013 6:29:52 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber)
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To: JimRed

but only as a reference to BEHAVIOR and/or ATTITUDE.


Your points are good. But how do we point to the behavior and attitude in a clean and concise way?

Maybe we can call them all mouth breathers................


25 posted on 06/20/2013 6:29:55 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple
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To: beandog

Exactly!
Remember her sucking up to Mooch and Mr. Jimmah on her show?
No mercy....


26 posted on 06/20/2013 6:32:29 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: MtBaldy
...EVERYONE used the word, including blacks themselves...

I'm here in central Illinois and blacks still use the word, loudly, and in public. My opinion is that either nobody gets to say things or everybody gets to say it. My vote is for the second option and that we start teaching in kindergarten that, 'sticks and stones may break my bones, but words shall never hurt me.' I'm tired of the double standards that start with the very words a person can and 'cannot' say.
27 posted on 06/20/2013 6:32:46 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Turbo Pig

And damn proud of it.


28 posted on 06/20/2013 6:35:32 AM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Savannah ßump
29 posted on 06/20/2013 6:36:23 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: carlo3b

With nobody responding, really says it all.. jeeze :)


30 posted on 06/20/2013 6:38:39 AM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: DoughtyOne
When Whites use it, it is different. We may not like facing that, but it is.

I disagree, respectfully. Next time you have the opportunity, listen to Holder's people use the word. Or, listen to some (c)rap lyrics. But, even if whites use it differently, so what? Is it ugly? Sure. But we either have freedom of speech or we don't. It's like the hags on the view making jokes about a woman who cuts off her husband's penis. The audience laughs with them and they keep on talking. Then, imagine a show all about men's issues (and yes, that would take a LOT of imagination because it will never happen) joking about a man cutting off his wife's clitoris. Think the audience would laugh? See the double standard? It's bull crap and I'm tired of it.
31 posted on 06/20/2013 6:39:47 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: JimRed; DoughtyOne

I understand the problem with using the n-word.

So, in the interest of fairness and getting rid of racist terms, that whether it is a white *sshole or a black *sshole you wish to address, that we simply use the M-word.

Example: “That stupid m-word cut me off.”


32 posted on 06/20/2013 6:41:15 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: MtBaldy

“And yeah it really gripes me that they still regularly use the term to describe each other bur want to lynch a white person who uses it.”

It is a power word. They can freely use it but it is a weapon for them to use against others to stifle free speech, for jury nullification (see OJ) and monetary gain.


33 posted on 06/20/2013 6:44:12 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: manc
I was called nigger, spick, wop, light bulb.

They must have really liked you.

34 posted on 06/20/2013 6:45:23 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: SoFloFreeper

When you outlaw a person’s words, you control them. Coming soon the outlaw words... Freedom, Patriot, Tea Party, Constitution,
and Founding Fathers.


35 posted on 06/20/2013 6:46:21 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: SoFloFreeper
I do not believe she is a racist..she kisses their butts every time a black is on her show..Paula has had Michelle Obama on her show and kissed butt the whole time that big butt was on her show..You should have seen Michelle she ate like a hog..Packed in like a football player..
36 posted on 06/20/2013 6:48:32 AM PDT by PLD
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To: DoughtyOne; cuban leaf

I’m about the same age as Paula Deen, and she was born and raised in Georgia, and I was raised in Mississippi, so we probably had about the same experiences growing up.

When we were small children, in the 50’s and 60’s, just learning to talk, we obviously would learn words and their usage through listening to our parents and other adults, just like anybody else on the planet.

We would learn that this thing we lived in was called a ‘house’, we rode in ‘cars’, there was a ‘tree’ in the front yard, the man mowing the yard was a ‘n-word’. We had no other word for them in common usage. It was not especially ‘racist’, it was like calling a bear a bear and a duck or a duck. As small children we knew no other word with which to refer to black people. It was used in common conversation, even between blacks and whites, to refer to a person that was black, no insult intended or meant.

It was not until the end of Civil Rights Era that the n-word became un-civil in public use.......


37 posted on 06/20/2013 6:48:34 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: matginzac

The longer her show was on the worse the exaggerated Southern Drawl got, add on her Yeller Dog Dem liberalism, grew tired of watching.

All that aside, her restaurant is food paradise!


38 posted on 06/20/2013 6:48:41 AM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: carlo3b
With nobody responding, really says it all.. jeeze :)

That's because we are shocked that you even speak English, since you just got 'off the boat'.

: )

39 posted on 06/20/2013 6:49:38 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: X-spurt

Really?
I heard otherwise but have not been there myself so bow to your greater knowledge.


40 posted on 06/20/2013 6:49:58 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: manc
I was called ..... light bulb

Had a lot of good ideas, did you?

41 posted on 06/20/2013 6:50:13 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: UCANSEE2

was in a barbers and a Haitian guy comes flying in waving a knife, I;m sitting there thinking great I;m white here we go but instead he;s looking for his wife.
Used to take the dog for a walk and was always asked if my dog wants to fight their dogs.
Get in the bus and always got what you doing here white boy, spic, nigger etc or you lost bla bla.

Living ina ghetto as the only non black person is like living in hell and they love their racism and racist language but then pretend to be outraged if they hear the word nigger or negro .


42 posted on 06/20/2013 6:51:14 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Last night when I saw another thread on this, my first thought was if she was black, she wouldn’t have even been sued, and this wouldn’t be news. Double standards.


43 posted on 06/20/2013 6:51:55 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Red Badger

My pastor in my Baptist church at my new home in Kentucky said the choire from the local “colored” church was coming to perform on Sunday night.

I tell people that moving here from seattle was very much like going back in time 50 years, most of the time in the “good” way. This is an example of a “neutral” way. My wife and I cracked up.

We also think it’s funny that a bedroom suite here is called a bedroom suit. :-)

People here are NOT dumb. They just have different priorities.


44 posted on 06/20/2013 6:52:09 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I never use the 'N' word myself, and I was brought up in a racist household in Alabama where the word is still the word of choice for blacks. No good can come of whites using the 'N' word.

That said, I still use words in private that I would never use in public, like 'homo', 'queer' and 'faggot'.

45 posted on 06/20/2013 6:52:39 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: AD from SpringBay

exactly, in most AD;s the white guy is the dopey idiot but change it to a woman or a black guy and its not so funny then remember cops the program who came under attack because they showed too many blacks being arrested and doing drugs.?

I;m sick of the double standard


46 posted on 06/20/2013 6:55:55 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

stuck out for being the only white guy


47 posted on 06/20/2013 6:57:31 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: cuban leaf
It would be funny if she said, “Yes, as is true with many Americans, regardless of race, I said the word “ni@@er”, which is protected by the first ammendment. Thanks for asking.”

Why are we so concerned about not offending Democrats?

48 posted on 06/20/2013 6:59:13 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Deen described (to her husband, in private) a situation where a black man came into a bank and stuck a gun up side of her head. She was mad. I’d be mad, too, and might have called him worse. - There is no private any more; only PC, and people with your mindset nod approval. - We are not allowed to buck Obama on anything, because he’s half-black, and that would be RACIST! Meantime, he’s taking this country on a ride to who knows where. All aboard!!


49 posted on 06/20/2013 7:08:30 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: UCANSEE2

These new offended populations seem to have thin skin.. When I was growing up in Chicago, we, Italians were called DP’s.. Displaced Persons, aka illegals.. I had mothers telling their daughters to stay away from me and my kind..

However.. In retrospect I told my daughters about the same thing.. jus sayin.. :)


50 posted on 06/20/2013 7:09:16 AM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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