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Posts by CBrown85

Glad it worked out (and you didn't have to drink it alone).
Not going to lie- the left and right post some really stupid shit in here- but I really enjoy coming in to see what Lighthouse posts.
QFI
I have a hard time believing that the American left is this coherently organised.
So... if it's most commonly known as a 'black lower-class' colloquialism found generally in the South, why did Palin us it? Oh. Dog Whistle thread. I get it. Using the term implies that the US President is a lower-class black child who lies. This is offensive. I don't think children should hold office.
I'm not saying it's racist- just... odd? Unnecessary? Has it moved into the Alaskan cultural lexicon? I've never heard the term.
So if this is an obscure and out of date black slang term, why is Palin using it?
Do Americans know who Alanis Morissette is?
Ok, good. I feel like there's only so much we can do to influence the zeitgeist though. Wouldn't want someone to wear themselves out needlessly. Again, folks may not agree on all issues in a politically ideological context, and YMMV, but I'd be weary of using terms like 'enemy'. While the speaker may be using the term colloquially or in the context of the political realm, I wonder if it has an alienating effect. It eliminates an opportunity for both sides to seek either a...
Off-topic, but do you work in a restaurant? You seem to have mastery level knowledge/ability. General curiosity.
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