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Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 5:50 PM
 

When will this crap ever stop?

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nba/thunder-issue-statement-on-broadcaster%e2%80%99s-racially-insensitive-comment/ar-AAvOjxV?li=BBnb7Kz


My father picked cotton as a youth, I don't think he would

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 5:54 PM
 

offended by the remark


Re: My father picked cotton as a youth, I don't think he would

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:00 PM
 

I actually picked cotton for a black man. Time to stand up to some of this PC stuff.

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Re: My father picked cotton as a youth, I don't think he would

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:08 PM
 

If you wear cotton you are a racist.

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Your whole statement is offensive. First, lots of people

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:23 PM
 

don't have fathers and you shouldn't use that word.

Second, you said "my" as if you owned your father. Sickening.

Third, you said "cotton' again.

Fourth, you used the word "youth" which is insensitive to those who are geriatricly challenged.

Fifth, you used the pronoun "he" instead of a gender-neutral pronoun like Xe. I hope you're not in Canada right now. You could be arrested.

Sixth, the word "offensive" is very offensive.

Seventh, when you use the word "remark" you're forgetting that people named Mark might think you are insinuating they need to remark because they're not mark enough anymore. Very mannerless.

I really can't believe neanderthals like you still exist.


Re: Your whole statement is offensive. First, lots of people


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 7:23 AM
 

You just gave us a look into queenies brain. That’s exactly how he thinks.


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Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 7:25 AM
 




Re: Your whole statement is offensive. First, lots of people


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 7:26 AM
 

POTD


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Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 12:38 PM
 




Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 5:59 PM
 

It’s an expression and my whole family on my moms side we’re all cotton pickers but it had nothing to do with them. I’m so offended it wasn’t used on a white guy! Com’on folks this is dirt digg’in crazy!

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Not a good look...

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:23 PM
 

Not sure how that's debatable.

I think you could find other examples if you need a reason to complain about PC stuff, pussification of stuff, saggy pants, etc.


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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:36 PM
 




It's not a commonly used expression

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 7:43 PM
 

The guy is not a racist, I'm sure. Yes, people are sensitive more than ever. However, I'm not surprised this is news. I don't think people are losing their minds over it, but I don't think this is a "reflection of the times"

I just roll my eyes when people get so riled up about the reaction to the reaction. This seems like a lame example to go off on the usual "millenials are soft, the media is slanted, you can't say anything anymore" rant


The fact that someone can be publicly reprimanded and

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 8:31 PM
 

made to apologize for doing absolutely nothing wrong is disturbing, and it's wrong, and it's part of a bigger, more insidious problem.

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It is a pretty common expression, and has been used for

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Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 9:37 AM
 

centuries, all the way back to the 17th century (pre-slavery) when both blacks and whites picked cotton. It was also used in films back in the day in place of swear words because they were still frowned upon in films/on television.

Now, the phrase "cotton-picker" is derogatory and used in a racial sense, but obviously that's not what was used.

The fact that the Thunder immediately came out saying "We feel strongly that it was inappropriate and offensive," is a bit of an overreaction. Not to mention the various masses tweeting about it without actually knowing the reference and immediately associating cotton with race, instead of doing their research and learning, which leads to growth.

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:30 PM
 

Every last one of us #### sapiens gets offended by something , if not daily it's weekly to be certain .
You're taking umbrage with someone else's taking offense over some subject that doesn't personally offend you .
Nothing wrong with saying that you're offended , it isn't a sign of weakness .

I am offended that Lil' Debbies finished 2nd to Hostess in the latest large brand snack cake customer satisfaction contest. How can we think about cotton at a time like this ?

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:31 PM
 

I’m offended that you’re offended because the OP is offended!


Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:32 PM
 

As the OP suggested ... there may be no end to it .

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 8:28 PM
 

"You have got to be kidding me!"??

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People trying to create racism where it doesn't exist

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:35 PM
 

They are worse than racists. The people trying to make things racist based on little or nothing (like with this story) seem to outnumber the racists.


Re: People trying to create racism where it doesn't exist


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:40 PM
 

So feigning racist outrage , however disconnected from reality .... is worse than actually being a racist ?

That's a bold statement , Cotton .

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Re: People trying to create racism where it doesn't exist

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 8:31 PM
 

### for tat...

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Yes***


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:55 PM
 




Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:46 PM
 

It's nothing like a white man trying to tell a black man when he should be offended.


Are you out of your cotton-pickin mind?***

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 6:52 PM
 




Re: Are you out of your cotton-pickin mind?***


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:06 PM
 

I'd love to meet you keyboard warrior.


I have nothing against good people from any race.

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:30 PM
 

You can't immediately judge by just the words. If a person only uses "cotton pickin" in a simple way of speaking, with no bad intentions, then it shouldn't be made more than it is.


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Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 9:14 AM
 

lol

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The black man shouldn't be offended if the white man has no

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:34 PM
 

ill intentions whatsoever.


similar to how aennis announcer Doug Adler was fired

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 7:48 PM
 

Last year for saying that Venus Williams was employing "guerilla" tactics. He claims that he meant sneak attack style of play like going to the net. A few Twitter tennis people took it the racist way and got him fired despite his apologies and explanation.


story


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 7:52 PM
 

http://www.espn.com/tennis/story/_/id/18687347/doug-adler-sues-espn-firing-venus-williams-comment


Re: story

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:47 PM
 

Yup.

I drew the line with this crap in the sports world at the beginning of last season when ESPN reassigned color commentator Robert Lee from the U-VA football game last year.

Because of that I say and will always maintain liberals and the left are ruining this country and there is a special place reserved for them.

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:57 PM
 




Yeah, that'd beyond ridiculous


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 8:33 PM
 

..


Seems some people skipped a lot of high school history


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 9:41 AM
 

classes.

I didn't see that story, but did Venus ever come out with a statement on how she felt about it? Or was it just third-party observers raising ####?

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I pick cotton


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 7:51 PM
 

out of my butt everyday. Jeeezzz

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It won't stop until we are able to talk openly and honestly

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 8:23 PM
 

about race in this country, without having to tiptoe around unpleasant truths buried under a mound of PC BS.

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 8:29 PM
 

TigerCarolina, it will not stop.

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 9:26 PM
 

We are now programed to look for anything in a statement that could be construed as being sensitive to a specific person or group. Almost all cotton grown in the United States today is mechanically harvested and has been for a period longer than the age of any NBA player. Before the advent of the mechanical harvester, both blacks and whites picked cotton and the words "cotton picking hands" never has been directed to the blacks specifically.

In some of my WW2 stories, some of you are aware of one of my closest buddies., Pollock. It was never intended as being derogatory and he was offended when we didn't call him Pollock.

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?

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Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 10:02 PM
 

Anybody that would get offended by that saying is a pure T idiot .
The sad thing is that this is even a topic of discussion.
This country is screwed


Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 10:09 PM
 

The country isn't " screwed " .
Why do people take that defeatist's stance when looking at a thing that matters only to a few ? It's unimportant nonsense. This won't tear down our foundations of freedom , lay waste to the strip malls and amber waves of grain .

Make a joke about it and move along .

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I'm sure they said the same things when


Posted: Apr 12, 2018, 11:08 PM
 

12 yr olds weren't allowed to work in factories.

It's funny that you never hear really successful people say things like "pussification of America".


this guy is successful


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 5:11 AM
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSrzwB1DVFs

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Re: Somebody's wittle feeling get hurt?


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 3:29 AM
 

People LOOK for any little connotation to see if they can spin it to be offensive (usually racist). We sit and let these absurd people control our speech because it might offend one of the babies.

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You learn something new every day. I had no idea

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Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 5:19 AM
 

cotton pickin referred to race. I've been using that phrase for 50 years. No telling how many people I have been offending all these years.

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This is more a case...


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 9:07 AM
 

of someone trying to create racism where none exists.

Heck...Bugs Bunny even used the expression in one of his cartoon episodes.

Apparently ole Bugs should be labeled a racist too.

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I know exactly how many ppl you’ve offended with that phrase


Posted: Apr 13, 2018, 9:09 AM
 

ZERO!

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