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In Defense of Paula Deen: Who decides which words, said in private decades ago, are firing offense?
National Review ^ | 06/25/2013 | Charles C. W. Cooke

Posted on 06/25/2013 8:24:21 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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To: SeekAndFind
Dean's the poster gal for chicken's coming home to roost. I understand she voted for obozo not once but TWICE.

If she'd been black, no problemo, amigo.

The image of this IGNORANT FOOL'S Tweet came to me from an old friend.   I worked it into the "Motivational" poster you see below. If you STILL don't think we're in deep doodoo, this might change your mind. We MUST have some sort of voter knowledge qualification requirements or this country -- and the IDEA of America -- is over!

Ignorant Harper photo IgnorantHarper_zps2a0438af.jpg

41 posted on 06/25/2013 9:35:26 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Hitler would have LOVED obozo!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’d like to fire people for using the F word.

42 posted on 06/25/2013 9:37:53 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: SeekAndFind

The race is on between North Korea and the Caliphate to determine who the US becomes.

43 posted on 06/25/2013 9:44:21 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: Dick Bachert

I just heard Paula has been picked up by the DHS and is being transported to a “Re-education Camp”.

44 posted on 06/25/2013 9:50:52 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: SeekAndFind

There is no justice in this. Non-minorities can be accused of anything at all and are automatically guilty.
Minorities can say anything and are automatically innocent.

45 posted on 06/25/2013 9:51:04 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: SeekAndFind
The Student as a Nigger (New York: Pocket, 1970) by Jerry Farber, a '60's radical, is about the relationship between college students and authority and has nothing to do with blacks. It was a popular tract among New Left types at the time.
46 posted on 06/25/2013 9:54:14 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Gadsden1st

If these idiots are not stopped, we’re ALL headed there.

Recent events here have caused me to become more than a little interested in the history of Nazi Germany.

That interest has drawn me to some of the films made of that sad period. “Schindler’s List”, “Surviving Hitler”, “Sophie Scholl”, “Downfall”, “Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State” and others.

But the film that jelled my alleged mind and brought me to this attempt to relate those events with what is happening here was “Der Letzte Zug” (“The Last Train”) depicting in excruciating detail the nearly week-long trip to Auschwitz of the last Jews forced from Berlin. Confined in sealed cattle cars with no food and water, they plotted largely futile escape attempts as, one-by-one, the weakest among them died.

As I watched, I sought to understand the common thread(s) that set them on a course to their premature graves at the hands of Hitler and his minions.

There were many.

One was the economic destruction of post WWI Germany by the Treaty of Versailles. Its punitive reparations made conditions ripe for the rise of the Nazis and their promises. In fact, some historians believe that Versailles was intentionally designed by those who profit from such activities to sow the seeds for Hitler and WWII. That is, however, a topic for another day.

Another element necessary for the Holocaust was Hitler’s disarmament of the civilian population. Though the compliant Germans allowed that disarmament to begin in 1919 and intensify in 1928, it became draconian when the Nazis took total control.

And, of course, the Antisemitism present then and now in Europe played a large role as most of their non-Jewish neighbors ignored the growing persecution that began in early 1933.

The historical Prussian mindset – of Jews and non-Jews alike – was to trust and obey those in charge of the state apparatus. It goes without saying that that is a more or less universal characteristic of populations living under “elected” governments. After the chaos of the Wiemar Republic, many of them saw Hitler as a savior, exacerbating the problem.

This brings me to THE element that I believe caused so many Jews to meekly submit to the homicidal madness: Their notion that, despite the rumors, whispers and, ultimately, the outright verbalization of that madness by their elected leaders, “THAT could never happen here”.

“THAT could never happen here” is perhaps the most dangerous phrase in ANY language – especially for us here in America at this time.

If you have been paying attention, you must see numerous parallels between Hitler’s Germany and Obama’s Amerika. (Misspelling intentional.)

Admit it or not, Obama, his minions and handlers are doing all they can to drive the unemployment rate higher, causing increasingly desperate men and woman to further swell government payrolls. Hitler put many desperate Germans into his Brown Shirts, SS, regular military, etc.

Though some of Obama’s supporters – the small numbers with functioning brains – are losing faith in him, a frightening number of them still “worship” him and would unquestioningly support just about anything he proposed if the “free” goodies keep coming their way and he assured them that only his – and their – enemies were to be “reeducated” or eliminated.

What these pseudo-intellectuals fail or refuse to grasp is that history teaches that even if THEY are one of those who gets a seat near the throne of their new “leader”, they, too, are in peril. Once firmly in power, said “leader” has a distressing tendency to not only purge the population of his opponents but eventually gets around to any among those who helped him to that power he perceives to be less than sufficiently worshipful and/or possesses sufficient intellectual firepower to challenge him. Think Stalin, Mao, Castro, Pol Pot and, of course, Hitler.

Fortunately for freedom here, Obama’s efforts to DISARM us have stalled – FOR NOW! All that is keeping him in check is his understanding that to make his final play before doing so would be to put his life and the lives of his inner circle and handlers at serious risk.

If you are STILL not convinced that this fellow has sinister plans for those who dare to oppose him, please view the short video at the link below. (For those with short memories, Bill Ayers is – despite Ayers’ comments about drones – STILL one of Obama’s closest associates and is believed to have authored Obama’s book). Ayers founded the Weather Underground mentioned in the video.

As you watch it, remember that when that meeting occurred, our population was approximately 250 million. 25 million would have represented 10%. Come forward to our current population of approximately 315 million and that 10% would equal 31.5 million of us.
That COULD explain the billions of hollow point bullets now being delivered to Big Sis and her cohorts at Faterlandt Security.

There people are as SERIOUS AS A HEART ATTACK!

But THAT could never happen here, right?

“Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and the Republic
for which it stands.  Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened
once in 6,000 years, may not happen again.
Hold on to the Constitution, for if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world.”
Daniel Webster

47 posted on 06/25/2013 9:54:39 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Hitler would have LOVED obozo!)
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People who use the F word think they’re bring ‘cool’ or macho. They’re just being crude and low class. They turn me off immediately.

48 posted on 06/25/2013 10:08:33 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: schm0e
If Paula had broken one of the Ten Commandments handed down by God liberals would be screaming about ‘not judging’ and ‘forgiveness’ and 'how dare we try to impose our morality' on others...

But “thou shalt not using the “N” word” is part of the liberal bible - a book that's replace the real Bible in the minds of elites..

Of course liberals are only concerned about 'not judging' when they're being judged...

49 posted on 06/25/2013 10:24:33 AM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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To: Walrus

“Any white person over the age of fifty has “used the N-word” in the past.”

And anyone who listens to rap music on the radio and sings along with the radio has said ‘nigger’ not to mention a lot of other words which, IMHO, are far worse.

50 posted on 06/25/2013 11:53:04 AM 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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I’m with you serkit. If I had my way the f word would carry the same punishment as the n word does now.

51 posted on 06/25/2013 11:54:44 AM PDT by WVNan
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To: SeekAndFind

Her attorney needs to be fired. There should have been an immediate objection to anything older than 5 or 10 years being “overbroad” as to time, and then a response that she did not use such slurs within any time relevant to the lawsuit.

52 posted on 06/25/2013 3:37:03 PM PDT by Defiant (In the next rebellion, the rebels will be the ones carrying the American flag.)
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To: SeekAndFind

People cannot fight each individual claim. The country is over and the time has come to face how you will tackle the future in an alien place.

Paula Deen may be who she is, but she is no worse than a black person who calls white folks crackers.

All of this is distraction from the fact that the communists have won. Our problem is that we have yet to admit that they did it with relative ease.

53 posted on 06/25/2013 3:44:01 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: schm0e
This whole Paula Deen thing suddenly reminded me of this skit.
54 posted on 06/26/2013 1:56:14 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: SeekAndFind

Compare Deen with Tyson on ESPN radio musing he’d like some well hung black stud like Rodman to rip apart Sarah Palin’s vagina

Mike and his usual violent rape fantasies....silly wonder he caught Robin betraying the blood with uber peckerwood Brad Pitt
No recriminations for rapist Tyson....its a cultural thing ya know....

Media laughed about it

Deen should not have apologized

Made her look weak

55 posted on 06/26/2013 2:06:49 AM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: Rodamala

might make an interesting screenname.

56 posted on 06/26/2013 6:44:19 AM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Blaming the victim for the crime?

57 posted on 06/27/2013 8:28:38 AM PDT by TiaS
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To: Venturer

I guess we’ll just have to stick with “Black trash” until they decide it is offensive.

58 posted on 06/27/2013 8:45:31 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I think the point is being missed here.

All of these companies who are ditching Paula Deen were selling her goods in the first place because of her image. It’s now tarnished (frankly, her terrible taped apologies were a part of the problem.)

Her fans are comparing her words to something from a film like Django Unchained or rap albums — those are ART, whether we like the art or not isn’t the point. That’s different than a brand’s (and she is a brand) representation and image.

She can certainly sell her products on her own website, and if her fans are as devoted as they seem to be, she’ll probably do just fine. But blaming corporations for ditching a brand with an image problem is misplaced criticism. They’ve done their research and they know when a brand has become a liability instead of a benefit, and that’s the way capitalism works.

59 posted on 06/27/2013 9:40:53 PM PDT by TheFilter
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To: SeekAndFind

A company should be able to fire someone for any reason.

60 posted on 06/27/2013 9:42:08 PM PDT by dfwgator
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