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  1. TLB

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    Did you see Children of the Corn, to understand the reference? I suspect you didn't. Yes, the story had a monster, but it wasn't the children, and isn't the point of the reference. The comparison is because in the story, the children were indoctrinated with a horrible belief system, one which drove them to kill their elders - they were to be feared in that they would destroy everyone based upon the bad beliefs they were taught...like this child. This is where you are on bad footing in saying folks are defending the talking head - you don't even understand what the talking head said.

    You're equally on bad footing regarding the child. I'm not seeing a lack of empathy for the child - quite the contrary, folks are concerned for her, and others like her, are being used by adults with agendas. The children are emotional cudgels being used to bash the populace into submission where facts cannot justify the action. There is quite a bit of concern that these kids will grow up with more stress and inability to cope with what they imagine is becoming of world as well as their ability to effect that world. Hence, the references to child abuse.
     
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    • cover2

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      Truth of the matter is that the TV shots of the cheerleaders won't add up to much air time, so it shouldn't be a big deal. Still, I can't help but find humor in one of the guys describing the experience as "a fairy tale!"
       
      • AlexDaGator

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        We're not talking about putting the Confederate Battle Flag on a shoe, or a swastika on a shoe. We're talking about the Betsy Ross flag. Are you for real???

        The Klan used a burning cross. The Nazis used an iron cross. Should Christianity abandon the cross as its symbol?

        Is the Star of David offensive to Palestinians? Is the keffiyeh offensive to Jews?

        Is the Union Jack offensive to Indians? Is the red star/hammer and sickle offensive to the millions of victims of communism? Is the Japanese Rising Sun offensive to Koreans?

        Do we ban all those symbols too?

        Is any symbol entirely pure?

        Are we SERIOUSLY trying to equate a BETSY ROSS FLAG to the ISIS flag? REALLY???


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          It’s parody Coach.

          You know, exactly what SNL has been doing for decades.

          Would you be so nonchalant if Melissa McCarthy was getting death threats for her Sean Spicer impersonation?

          And she’s a grown-ass woman who lives behind a wall and a gate with armed security.

          This is a little girl. Prolly goes to public school. Her parents could be fired if they’re doxxed. She might get kicked out of Harvard some day. For a bit of innocent political humor?

          I think you need some self-reflection.

          Alex.
           
          • Zambo

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            I understand why Dems are so upset about a potential Stormy Daniels cover up. Had that information leaked out prior to the election, it could have changed everything! Totally ruined Trump's squeaky clean choirboy image.
             
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                  I ate oatmeal this morning, took our kids to school, and then came to work.

                  At this point in our society, I'm sure this is somehow racist of me, and/or has to do with my white privilege. So I apologize.
                   
                  • divits

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                    That surprises absolutely no one.
                     
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                      Without the parents.... there is no family. I have always told my kids I love their mom more than them because I got to choose her and I am stuck with them. :lol:
                       
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                        Racism... so prevalent in America, we have to continually make up stories about it.
                         
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                          CNN is scripted entertainment as well ;)
                           
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                            My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink, he would make outrageous claims like he invented the question mark. Some times he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy, the sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical, summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds, pretty standard really. At the age of 12 I received my first scribe. At the age of fourteen, a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shorn scrotum, it's breathtaking, I suggest you try it.
                             
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                                We can trade them Puerto Rico.
                                 
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                                  If you hear the word "monkey," and the first thing that jumps to mind is, "oooooooohh, he's talking about the black guy," then to paraphrase Jeff Foxworthy, you might be a racist.
                                   
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                                    In before it moves to the PF...

                                    The fact that he lives under that flag that has provided him a system wherein he was adopted (and not abandoned), provided an education and the opportunity to succeed at a high level (and making $$$ for being an oppressively bad QB), while totally ignoring the fact that a few bad cops don't equate to a bad country.
                                    Duh-hoosh-bag... go be concerned about Chicago and what's happening there.
                                     
                                    • AlexDaGator

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                                      I refuse to give her link a click.

                                      She can fcuk all the way off too.



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                                      • Bait'n Gator

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                                        Yeah there weren't any racist idiots prior to 2.5 years ago. This thread is embarrassing, even for you.
                                         
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                                          If this bothered you for even a nanosecond, I fully support every bit of it.
                                           

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