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Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by sanjuro, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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  2. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Context, meaning, and intent.
     
  3. 3D.

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    confusion
     
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    zahgurim Underwater monkey

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    lol, nice!
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    Of course it's designed to be offensive. Why else would you wear a T-shirt like that? It's real world trolling. The real question should be "Is it unacceptable?" and no it's not in my book.
     
  7. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    n8 posted that awhile a go.
     
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    not at all, personally i think its completely necessary
     
  9. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    I think it's offensive to all women...how would some of you feel if that was directed at your mother or sister??...D
     
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    fluff Monkey Turbo

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    It screams "Stupid, tasteless misogynist". So, only in so much as stupid, tasteless misogynists are offensive.
     
  11. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    It screams redneck, xenophobic Republican, is what it screams.
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Perfect post.

    There are differently levels of offensive:
    <----------------------------------------------->
    funny ..................... blah ..................... hateful


    Hate is hate.
     
  13. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    You could also have a t-shirt that says, "I Love valve-bouncer-ry music."

    :D
     
  14. Dartman

    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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    N8?... Hehehe..

    Srsly I consider the c-word to be one of the worst of curse words.
     
  15. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Jesus Tap Dancing Christ. When did RM join the Berkeley city council?

    Yes, it's offensive.

    Yes, it's amusing.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    I find it offensive you compared my mother to Hillary Clinton.
     
  17. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    I find it offensive that H8R thinks that white jesus can tap dance.
     
  18. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    I guess Salon Magazine is redneck and xenophobic. That's where I got the image from.
     
  19. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    The point is that I think Hillary, privately, is angry and unpleasant.

    Many Americans think this and much worse, and all of Hillary's defenders can say about a distasteful joke which strikes an obvious nerve, is "that's offensive".

    I think Democrats, which I am one, better come up with a better defense than being offended, especially if Hillary wins the nomination.
     
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    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    So Salon magazine was wearing that shirt? They must make it in an awful funny cut then to fill out the shoulders.
     
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    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    I am more offended that the dude has deodorant on his neck. Yuck.
     
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    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    I find it handy that idiots can neatly label themselves, in some cases, using easy-to-identify t-shirts, tattoos, and automobiles.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Elitism will certainly win back the White House. Maybe the American public will rise to the occasion like they did in 2000 and 2004.
     
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    If you could see the full photo, he is not wearing pants...
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    It would have been better without the "translation" below. Let people think about it for a while. Might have even elicited a giggle from me then.
     
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    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    That cunt deserves much worse.
     
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    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    hahahahahahaha that's amazing!
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I thought the idea was "If you have to explain the joke, it isn't that funny"? It's mildly amusing, but take the explanation off the shirt and you just have a lot of NASCAR fans asking WTF?
     
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    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Everyone knows that Jesus was a black Jewish transvestite.
     
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    So you're putting your political faith in men who have Yosemite Sam inked on their mid-thigh?

    What did any of this have to do with politics?? I just didn't think the shirt was that funny, that's all...

    I wouldn't worry. As I predicted in 2004, Bush has demonstrated that his policies are utter failures, and he can't blame it on anyone else. The public has a renewed interest in politics for the short-term, so we can look forward to 4-8 years of less than complete apathy from the populace in general. Just sad we have to go through so much bull**** to get it. But at least people aren't saying, "Man, if only we'd left Bush in the White House instead of that Kerry who ****ed it all up..."
     
  31. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I have seen that "phrase" on many a t shirt and many a bumpersticker. It's funny, but old. I originally saw it with Hillarys photo replaced with the words "Ex-Wife".

    I agree with H8R (and his Golden Banana): Yes it's offensive, and yes, it's funny.


    That's why I keep goin' to church, sistah!

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    I didn't know L'opie was black!
     
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    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Ohhhhhh!