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Hear the ‘Racial Slur’ Used by Liberal TV Host on the Air
The Blaze ^

Posted on 07/10/2014 6:53:02 PM PDT by TigerClaws

Liberal Fox News co-host Bob Beckel’s use of the word “Chinamen” when discussing the “national security” threat China poses to the United States apparently caused such a stir at the Huffington Post that an “office-wide gasp” occurred.

Huffington Post senior political reporter Amanda Terkel and intern David McCabe both took to Twitter to talk about the “Chinamen” debacle.

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
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Should he have said "Chinaperson"?
1 posted on 07/10/2014 6:53:02 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Sino-humanoid personages...


2 posted on 07/10/2014 6:54:40 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: TigerClaws

It’s racist to say Chinamen - who knew?


3 posted on 07/10/2014 6:55:04 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: TigerClaws

Imagine the orgasm these two idiots would have had on TV if Beckel had said “Communist Chinese” or “Red Chinese”.

Clean-up in Studio 3!


4 posted on 07/10/2014 6:56:00 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: TigerClaws

Toady Beckel made an obscene gesture at the camera and said “F China!”

He is a hateful excuse for a human being.


5 posted on 07/10/2014 6:56:47 PM PDT by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: vbmoneyspender

Yep, it’s racist to say Chinaman.

It’s also racist to say Oriental.

The politically correct term is Asian.


6 posted on 07/10/2014 6:58:12 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: TigerClaws

Beckel is old school. LOL


7 posted on 07/10/2014 6:59:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I found that out about Oriental a few years ago.

The problem is “Asian” isn’t specific enough. It’d include Indians.

Oriental was a perfectly fine word for... those from the Orient.

It’s interesting the ‘moving target’ of the PC police. Negro was preferred by black folks. Then black. Then African-American. I’m sure A-A will be offensive to blacks in about 20 years.


8 posted on 07/10/2014 7:01:16 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

so does this mean “Chinese-Food” will eventually be as racist as Redskin Potatoes?


9 posted on 07/10/2014 7:01:40 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I’ve heard Orientals use the word Oriental.


10 posted on 07/10/2014 7:01:50 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: TigerClaws

chinaman isn’t a racist term.

“chink” referring to a person, not a gouge out of armor, is a racialy-charged term.


11 posted on 07/10/2014 7:01:59 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

How about Rush’s Chicoms?


12 posted on 07/10/2014 7:02:25 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: cripplecreek; TigerClaws; Dilbert San Diego

So Bob doesn’t have a “Chinaman’s Chance” of writing for free over at HuffandBlow?


13 posted on 07/10/2014 7:02:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: vbmoneyspender

didn’t Bill Maher say a few more/and much more graphic/genital related statements over the last 6 or so years?yet not one peep from Liberals?


14 posted on 07/10/2014 7:03:17 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Hey, I said "damn" on this site and the religious moderator, oops, I mean, Religious Moderator, informed me that "profanity" was not allowed on this site.

That goes to show you that some people just hear/read/interpret what they want to hear/read/interpret.

I wonder if "dam" is allowed, referring to the female horse or a water barrier....:o)

15 posted on 07/10/2014 7:04:16 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: vbmoneyspender

My dad named our Siamese cat “Chino” because that means “Chinaman” in Spanish. Our cat didn’t mind at all...”Call me anything ya want, just don’t call me late for dinner.”


16 posted on 07/10/2014 7:05:49 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Secret Agent Man

No, according to the Chinese Citizens League, ‘chinaman’ is a slur.

Dutch are okay with Dutchman though.

Each group apparently gets to figure out what offends them for PC rules. Unless it’s white people, and nobody gives a flip about those crackers.


17 posted on 07/10/2014 7:06:04 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Beckel channeling his inner Walter Sobchak.


18 posted on 07/10/2014 7:06:08 PM PDT by Squeako (The radicals are the wolves. The moderates are the wolves in sheep's clothing.)
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To: miserare

Giving China a middle finger salute is.far more offensive than saying Chinamen, but me not being Asian, perhaps I can never know how they feel about it.


19 posted on 07/10/2014 7:06:24 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Secret Agent Man

i suppose i should clarify it isn’t racist if the person is actually a guy from china. :-)

otherwise cue david bowie and “china girl” if she’s a gal from china.


20 posted on 07/10/2014 7:07:35 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I think Chinaman is a derogative term that can be considered racist. I do think that’s fair enough.

Oriental was ginned up as a racist term a few decades ago by the PC brigade, but it isn’t racist or derogatory and shouldn’t be seen as such.

Oriental is to my mind a practical descriptive term that is more specific to a subset of Asians in contrast to the very broad Asian alone.


21 posted on 07/10/2014 7:08:23 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: Dilbert San Diego

THe “politically correct term is “ MASTER!


22 posted on 07/10/2014 7:09:06 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: TigerClaws

i suppose you could just say “Hey china!”

and if a group, china 1, china 2,...


23 posted on 07/10/2014 7:09:10 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: TigerClaws

Leftists claim it is racist to say Chinamen. But they never say it’s racist to say Englishman or Frenchman. The term Asian tells you nothing. Arabs are Asians as are Israelis, Afghans, Indians and many others. The term Orientals distinguishes Orientals from other Asians.


24 posted on 07/10/2014 7:09:17 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: TigerClaws

The country that put a man on the moon now goes into hysterics at a word.


25 posted on 07/10/2014 7:09:22 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: ifinnegan

“Oriental is to my mind a practical descriptive term that is more specific to a subset of Asians in contrast to the very broad Asian alone.”

I agree,but I have an Asian daughter in law who would not agree.

It makes no sense to me.


26 posted on 07/10/2014 7:13:22 PM PDT by Mears
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To: TigerClaws

He should be forced to resign. They made the rules, not us.


27 posted on 07/10/2014 7:14:25 PM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: TigerClaws
Remember a few years ago when Rosie Doughnut refereed to a Chinese as "ching chong chinaman" while she was on that show The View? Remember the outrage?

No, neither do I.

28 posted on 07/10/2014 7:17:39 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: TigerClaws

Maybe members of the Chinese Citizens League are ashamed to be Chinese but Dutchmen, Englishmen, Frenchmen, etc are proud of their heritage.


29 posted on 07/10/2014 7:22:34 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: TigerClaws

Let’s face the facts: Beckel is a fat, stinking racist slob. ;-)


30 posted on 07/10/2014 7:24:04 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Squeako

Also, Dude, “Chinaman” is not the preferred nomenclature.


31 posted on 07/10/2014 7:34:32 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TigerClaws

I was watching it, and the way he said it, practically foaming at the mouth, and then doing the arm thing, it was not a neutral descriptive term.

I gasped, too, and said aloud, “Wow, you’ve stepped it in it now.”


32 posted on 07/10/2014 7:40:06 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of course I didn't read the article. After all, this is Free Republic.)
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To: ifinnegan
Oriental was ginned up as a racist term

Caused mayhem in CA. The CHP had to figure out a new term for DWO. That is "Driving While Oriental." Talk to an insurance man.

33 posted on 07/10/2014 7:40:51 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: SoothingDave

The preferred term is "Asian-American."


34 posted on 07/10/2014 7:50:41 PM PDT by struggle
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To: struggle

LMAO.


35 posted on 07/10/2014 7:52:07 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: struggle

Hey, Careful Man! There’s A Beverage Here!


36 posted on 07/10/2014 7:54:28 PM PDT by Pelham (California, what happens when you won't deport illegals)
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To: cripplecreek

Thought the same thing lol, he’s a throwback liberal.


37 posted on 07/10/2014 7:54:52 PM PDT by snappahead (if your gonna be dumb, you better be tough.)
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To: cripplecreek

“Beckel is old school. LOL”

I’m old,old school.

Chinaman would have been considered a polite term when I grew up in the 30s and 40s.

.


38 posted on 07/10/2014 7:58:26 PM PDT by Mears
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To: struggle

Well, played.


39 posted on 07/10/2014 8:02:50 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: sockmonkey

Your description is accurate.

Beckel had the most vile look on his face.

Maybe he fell off the wagon again?


40 posted on 07/10/2014 8:02:57 PM PDT by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: struggle
"The chinaman is not the issue here, Dude. I'm talking about drawing a line in the sand, Dude. Across this line, you do not--also, Dude, chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please. "

(Though for accuracy, in the scene you show he is talking about what he thinks is a Pomeranian.)

41 posted on 07/10/2014 9:00:03 PM PDT by Squeako (The radicals are the wolves. The moderates are the wolves in sheep's clothing.)
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To: TigerClaws

Beckel’s an ass, but I find it ridiculous that of all the derogatory, demeaning and disgusting things he has said, someone found “Chinamen” over the top?


42 posted on 07/10/2014 9:02:43 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Mears

She must be American, not Asian.


43 posted on 07/10/2014 9:07:24 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: TigerClaws
Bob Beckel loses it.
44 posted on 07/10/2014 9:12:39 PM PDT by Squeako (The radicals are the wolves. The moderates are the wolves in sheep's clothing.)
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To: TigerClaws
They'll have to rename this book:


45 posted on 07/10/2014 9:19:21 PM PDT by Heart-Rest ("Our hearts are restless, Lord, until they rest in Thee." - St. Augustine)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The politically correct term is Asian.
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Assuming you weren’t being sarcastic....

Like saying someone is Caucasian, the term Asian doe not identify the country referred to.


46 posted on 07/11/2014 2:44:22 AM PDT by octex
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To: TigerClaws

Where were all these PC warriors when Senator Byrd (D-KKK) used the “Mother Of All Racial Slurs” twice on Fox News Sunday?

Could it be that Byrd got special consideration because he was a powerful member of the Amerikan House of Lords, and Beckel is just a low-level flack?


47 posted on 07/11/2014 3:06:51 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: luvbach1

I’ve heard Orientals use the word Oriental
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
It is okay as long as it is used as ‘banter’ amongst Orientals.

However, if the NFL (after receiving a complaint from an Oriental that Occidentals were using the term derogatorily), banned the use of the word in and around any NFL Facility.

Which prompted the aforementioned Orientals to sue, saying THEY were being discriminated against using a word comfortable to them and the NFL banning it meant the Orientals were being ‘victimized’.

I seem to remember Sister Mary ______ telling us that the term Oriental was pertaining to the East (Asia) and Occidental was pertaining to the West (all NOT Asia I guess).

Of course She also told us Hawaii and Alaska were territories and an area in SE Asia was known as Burma and Indochina and, at the time French Indochina was in the news.

Guess she was wrong there also....


48 posted on 07/11/2014 3:08:10 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one-probably never need one again.)
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To: miserare

I did not see that, but that would endear him to me. I know he hates China.


49 posted on 07/11/2014 3:40:10 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

He could have pissed them off by using the term “Mongoloid” to use the old classification.


50 posted on 07/11/2014 3:41:12 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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