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Old November 13 2012, 10:58 PM   #121
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

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If the condescending attitudes displayed here towards states with a minority that want to secede is prevalent, no wonder there are people who want it. I wonder if anyone ever stopped to consider that for a moment.

But that's the common wisdom these days. Insult first, rationalize later, rarely justify.
Yeah, we should be more rational about this. Like the people who love their country so much they want to secede because their guy lost *one* election.
Absolutely. Anyone who disagrees with the majority deserves it! Let's take it one step further and shoot them eh? Then we don't have to worry about it anymore! We can have drones do it! Awesome!
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Old November 13 2012, 11:01 PM   #122
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

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Why are you lower-case squiggy now?
One of the higher ups made a mistake and now I have to suffer this humiliation.
Or you could, I dunno, ask them to fix it.
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Old November 13 2012, 11:33 PM   #123
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

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Why are you lower-case squiggy now?
One of the higher ups made a mistake and now I have to suffer this humiliation.
I mock you.

Mock, mock, mock.
Why must you run a mock?
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Old November 13 2012, 11:58 PM   #124
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

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One of the higher ups made a mistake and now I have to suffer this humiliation.
I mock you.

Mock, mock, mock.
Then I will break off from the United States and form my own republic.
I am willing to be the general of your republic's army.
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Old November 14 2012, 12:53 AM   #125
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

We could give them a few hundred-billion dollars of the national debt as a nice parting gift.
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Old November 14 2012, 01:41 AM   #126
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Have you seen the Governor of Louisiana? He is dark as Obama.
Governor Jindal is of Indian descent. He's not an "uppity black man." The racial stereotypes regarding Indians, especially those who are considered accomplished, are different from the stereotypes about African-Americans.
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Old November 14 2012, 02:13 AM   #127
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

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Have you seen the Governor of Louisiana? He is dark as Obama.
Governor Jindal is of Indian descent. He's not an "uppity black man." The racial stereotypes regarding Indians, especially those who are considered accomplished, are different from the stereotypes about African-Americans.
No, no, no. Don't be silly. See, because they're both darker skinned, obviously they should work together, and everyone should like them the same way. You know, because they're all alike.
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Old November 14 2012, 02:16 AM   #128
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

What was I thinking? Maybe I'M the one who's a moron!
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Old November 14 2012, 02:49 AM   #129
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Absolutely. Anyone who disagrees with the majority deserves it! Let's take it one step further and shoot them eh? Then we don't have to worry about it anymore! We can have drones do it! Awesome!
I'm sorry, you don't think secession is an unreasonable reaction to an election not going exactly the way you wanted it?
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Old November 14 2012, 03:24 AM   #130
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What was I thinking? Maybe I'M the one who's a moron!
Yes, finally!
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Old November 14 2012, 05:42 AM   #131
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Re: Louisiana petitions Obama for secession.

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Have you seen the Governor of Louisiana? He is dark as Obama.
Governor Jindal is of Indian descent. He's not an "uppity black man." The racial stereotypes regarding Indians, especially those who are considered accomplished, are different from the stereotypes about African-Americans.
I think that is also a factor. I remember one of Chinese American friends telling me that her parents were opposed to her dating an African American guy a few years earlier but when she eventually married her Indian American boyfriend, they had no problems even though both were similarly dark skinned and had similar paying jobs. The stereotyping of Indians is far more positive than the one of Africans.

But then again Indians are also Asian and the Chinese may find it easier to relate to their fellow Asians.

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Old November 14 2012, 01:36 PM   #132
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Another secession petition....

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/pet...nment/nZR5v8qh
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Old November 14 2012, 02:42 PM   #133
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Old November 14 2012, 06:05 PM   #134
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Let them go! I've never trusted Klingons, and I never will. I can never forgive them for the death of my son.
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Old November 14 2012, 06:39 PM   #135
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It's sad that the petition still only has 1 vote.
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