Racist card is not racist

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  1. rattrap007

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    NAACP got angry? Say it ain't so!
     
  3. rattrap007

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    next thing you know they are going to complain that the term "Black eye" is racist because it eludes to African American's being prone to violence and aggressive..
     
  4. Leadfoot

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    Um... Wow.
     
  5. Lord Megatron

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    They're running out of things to feel offended by, I think.
     
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    Didn't another guy get offended by the phrase "Black holes" a few months back?

    THEY'RE HOLES.

    IN SPACE.

    SPACE IS BLACK.

    A HOLE IN SPACE IS BLACK.

    Why spend time working toward something progressive? No, let's send the whole race back a few steps and further the stereotype that black people get offended by everything.
     
  7. Ceasar121

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    First off f%*k you cracker @$$ redneck muthaf^^&kers for denying the all power NAACP their say in this valid point. :lol 

    The NAACP needs to exist (just like PETA) but seriously, a greeting card, where the obvious context is the solar system? This pisses me off, because it damages their credibility when there are serious issues that they should address. I think this is a case where someone decided to make an issue of it before doing all their research, and they had already went so far, they had to roll with it.
     
  8. firehawc_69

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    Wow. Are people really that stupid? Guess so.

    Wow...Just...wow.
     
  9. Tyrannosaur

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    Facepalm, or fail? Hmm... Failpalm?

    I remember when they wanted to get rid of the word "Plantation" in "Providence Plantations" because it had a racial meaning to it. Yeah, because of when I think of a plantation the first thought that comes to mind is African Americans *sarcasm*

    Some people seriously need to get their hearing checked obviously.
     
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    Yep.... it just looks silly.
     
  11. toma

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    Maybe they'll reissue the card and change the phrase to "holes of African descent"
     
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    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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  13. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    The guy speaking at the podium looks like he can't keep a straight face. That is just stupid.
     
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    It's always the racist people who pull the race cards. Guilty conscious thing.

    Sick people usually believe other people think like they do.
     
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  16. rattrap007

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    what's next Hispanics complaining about the term "Brown out" or Asians complaining about "Yellow Fever"?
     
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    Well... Yellow Fever has several meanings now...
     
  18. DaraRex2.0

    DaraRex2.0 I'd totally eat the leaf

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    Everytime NAACP bans something insignificant, a white woman turns sterile :inquisiti 
     
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    Not the first time "black holes" have been called racist, sadly.
     
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