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JayGoogle
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    1. mdrowe00
      mdrowe00
      ...Yep. At some point, it is what it is with some people. I get (especially on the internet) the need to at least counter a falsehood (for the record if nothing else)...but what anybody should hope for in a conversation with someone is candor. Believe it when someone tells you what they don't care about...especially when they tell you why. --mdrowe00
      1. JayGoogle
        JayGoogle
        What actually disturbs me more than Bobby's opinion is that all the other right-wing posters let him get away with it unchallenged really. I was just trying to show the ridiculousness of the position he took. That's why I kept tagging the others just to see if maybe...maybe...one of them would call him out on it.
        Jan 24, 2018
      2. mdrowe00
        mdrowe00
        ...umm...and if wishes were horses...but the right thing to do (or say) is enough on its own. Don't lament those who don't stand up for what's right...thank them for making their position clear to you. It's always better to know, believe me. --mdrowe00
        Jan 24, 2018
      3. JayGoogle
        JayGoogle
        Also, It's like pulling teeth trying to get them to condemn a racist group without throwing in some other group (like BLM) and play the 'both sides' argument. One thing I've learned is that a lot of conservatives here see things as black and white and there is no context or nuance in between. Arguing here and trying to find the root to their thinking usually comes down to that.
        Jan 24, 2018
    2. mdrowe00
      mdrowe00
      ...Tamir Rice, all of 12 years old, made the mistake of playing with a toy gun in a Cleveland Ohio park...and paid for it with his life. And people on this board found ample reason to blame him and not the policeman who shot him dead within 10 seconds of arriving on the scene. What a tightrope black people have to walk. --mdrowe00
      1. JayGoogle
        JayGoogle
        There was also Brock Turner, who raped a girl but didn't get a harder sentence because of his potential 'future'. Lots of people don't seem to be too concerned about the potential future of kids like Tamir Rice
        Sep 14, 2017
    3. mdrowe00
      mdrowe00
      ...actually, I think MLK got this quote (or a variation of it) from the Poem Dante's Inferno: "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality"...worthwhile people follow worthwhile causes... Selah. --mdrowe00
    4. mdrowe00
      mdrowe00
      Worthwhile people tend to follow worthwhile causes. Equivocation of methodology is the enemy here. Too many people try to make this about opposing viewpoints--this is about opposing VIEWS. well said. --mdrowe00
    5. JayGoogle
      JayGoogle
      On that video I clicked the little cog and then clicked 'share' and copied the embed code. A lot of videos will have a 'share' thing and then you'll see 'embed' and just copy that code.
    6. jocar
      jocar
      Jay can u drop me a message how u embedded video from the ESPN site?
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