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HooYahBUFF

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Not at all what I said and you know it.


Dude, are you honestly holding up random comments on brietbart newsmax onan(what ever these are) as proof that America hates it's black athletes? Who searches for insightful sports commentary on these publications? These are public figures, and as such, are subject to the world wide court of random opinion. We are a nation that holds its sports hero's to nearly mythical status, regardless of the color of their skin! Tiger Woods was the most dominant golfer the world had ever seen during his heyday, and an American cultural phenomenon (only made possible and celebrated because of his mixed background) that made golf cool for everyone and not just white dudes in plaid pants. He was also a celebrity and a human that made some poor personal judgment choices in his Not so private life that left him open to immense public criticism just like every other public figure that ever been) The people you mention, by the very fact that we all know their names and are imbedded in our national psyche is proof that we are NOT a nation of racists.

I thought my point was obvious: Lets be more judicious and precise when we call someone a racist. Because you've seen a bug somewhere in your lifetime isn't proof that your house has a termite infestation.

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Posted: 07/30/2021 at 09:50AM



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Current Thread:
  I looked. I don’t see what you’re describing -- The Midnight Toker 07/29/2021 3:06PM
  Cowardly racists?? -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 4:09PM
  I typed brietbart readership into google -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 8:34PM
  Not at all what I said and you know it. -- HooYahBUFF 07/30/2021 09:50AM
  Here's why -- 84Buff 07/29/2021 6:13PM
  You are SO right -- EBN 07/29/2021 5:41PM
  My opinon...maybe underlying racism... ** -- Gateway 07/29/2021 4:15PM
  She didn't perform to expectations. some seem to think that -- Colo Spgs Buff 07/29/2021 2:00PM
  Which athletes, celebrities and public figures -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 1:11PM
  Can I give some friendly advise? -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 2:15PM
  You're stronger than I am, HooYah -- EBN 07/29/2021 2:59PM
  LOL ** -- 84Buff 07/29/2021 3:21PM
  If I ever get to thinkin' too much of myself, -- HooYahBUFF 07/29/2021 3:19PM
  Re: Can I give some friendly advise? -- Gateway 07/29/2021 2:30PM
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