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Old 11th Oct 2018, 16:36
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Relax Chukster. 'Nasty cake' is just an expression I made up for utility. I don't care one way or the other on this. Frankly, I would prefer that it be settled at the county courthouse, and never make it to the state, much less our SCOTUS. Sadly for me, the state, and now the feds just have to get their noses involved here, so we will spend millions on deciding which persons protected rights trump which other persons protected rights. My only hope now is that they will get busy, finish it and move on to more pressing problems.

sigh,,,,
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 18:04
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Well, EC, calling a gay cake "nasty" is a way of taking a stance against all this now-fashionable LGBTQI stuff.

When we were in Manhattan recently I was chatting with a young Bahamian on the Subway, Underground, or Tube, when he said that he never knew before that today's general term of "Christopher Street" originally referred to the actual Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and events at its Stonewall Inn. (The cops had raided the joint early in the morning of 28 June 1969 but found themselves greatly outnumbered by 500 to 600 angry homos, lesbos, trannies, you name it and there must have been at least one of each sort, who all chose to fight back, when this was something that New York City cops had never had to face before. History was made that night.)

I'm cisgender, to use the now-fashionable term, but I do have a few perverted friends, and if they want to make legal trouble over the right to order a wedding cake with two guys, or two womyn, or even some guy from Daesh and his goat topping it then I think they should be able to do that.
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 19:07
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Well, EC, calling a gay cake "nasty" is a way of taking a stance against all this now-fashionable LGBTQI stuff.

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If you've been micro-aggressed(or even macro) I guess you should do something or see someone about that. It was as accurate a description of what the gay couple wanted on their cake without getting graphic. Now you've managed to deflect this discussion away from the politics of the new supremes and onto a completely meaningless track. Oye vey
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 21:22
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Oy, vey ist mir!

EC, you had stated your opinion, indirectly, about gay cakes, and I just stated mine a bit more directly.

There's no need to kvetch about this, bubbeleh.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 01:02
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Well, you Trump haters here get to gloat today.

Trump exhibited one of his character flaws for sure -- allowing a complete moron and a-hole Kanye West to sit in his office and spout complete BS.

That must be the reason for the drop in the stock market.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 02:13
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A complete moron and a-hole sitting in the Oval Office and spouting complete BS?

Where's the news? That's been occuring every day for 21 months.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 02:43
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OB, you were okay with yer man recently telling a bemused world that he and the Kimster had "fallen in love," so that only with this fresh love affair, between Trump and Kanye West, have you got the vague notion that Trump simply does not tick right.

There is this increasingly open display of Trump's naked need for flattery that probably should worry you and the rest of his partisans. He's always been a bit unhinged, but now the damned lid has blown clean off, exposing the inner workings of what passes for Trump's mind. Never mind inviting such a complete fool as Kanye West to the White House, supposedly to discuss high-level matters to do with the welfare of our Black citizenry, though.

The only obvious reasons for that invitation are that West is Black, and he seems to like Trump, pr perhaps just wearing that stupid red hat. If Trump thinks that West is somehow a sort of thought-leader for US Blacks, though ... that has to be delusional. One invitation to the White House and Trump suddenly zooms to the top of the charts with Black voters? Donald, they are Black, not retarded! Some of them are stupid, Blacks such as Kanye West, sure, but not enough of them to make them fall for either you or Kanye to such a great degree as all that; it was not worth throwing the dignity of an invitation to the White House overboard.

On the other hand, does Kanye West have nukes? Probably not, otherwise one of these rapper feuds would have seen some 'hood or other turned into a glowing pit. Forget Trump going all smoochy with West if you suddenly need to be worried and disgusted by Trump, OB. Think about this crazy back-and-forth play that Trump and Kim are acting out, one week literal lovers (according to Trump, at least), the next week sworn enemies again.

In all of this we see how shallow the mind of Donald Trump is, as he chases after love, praise, and, of course, votes.

Let Hannity tell Trump that people want to see him getting tough on Kim and perhaps Kim suddenly is told, by half-literate tweet of course, that she's just not good enough for Kanye. Oops, wrong Kim!
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 05:25
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Well Chukky, Trump did come from the world of reality TV, so that is likely why he likes Kanye. So Iíll give him that one.

Meanwhile, tomorrow Kanye will still be an a-hole
Trump can get back to improving the economy and saving the world,
And you lot can still kvetch on about him. Get back to me on November 7.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 05:31
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Originally Posted by chuks View Post
OB, you were okay with yer man recently telling a bemused world that he and the Kimster had "fallen in love," so that only with this fresh love affair, between Trump and Kanye West, have you got the vague notion that Trump simply does not tick right.
We already know exactly why the Trumpettes have so rapidly Ďadvanced to the rearí on Dear Leader Kim..



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Old 12th Oct 2018, 09:08
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How's the "trade war" with China coming along. Any reduction in the chinese surplus? Or?
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 10:48
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Somewhat disconcerting to have a self-confessed mother-f***er crap rapper spouting forth in a White House converted sound stage room as Donald smiles along.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 11:37
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It was in the US the crap rap was invented, now you suffer.
Truth be told, so do we.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 12:03
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What are you, some kind of masochist, listening to rap? I do not think that I have ever consciously heard anything by Kanye West. Of course I know who he is, along with his wife and her crew, but that's about it. Even some guy living in a cave in Afghanistan probably knows who Kanye West is, and that his wife has an absolutely enormous butt and lips that look as if they have been inflated.

I am just hunkered down waiting for this stuff to run its course, same as disco did. Listening to the Bee Gees ... my God! I use "Stayin' Alive" as the t tempo for CPR, but that is about it. (Funny enough, my wife and our friends dragged me to a performance by "The Italian Bee Gees." This family of wops had all the songs down perfect, and they seemed to have a sincere regard for both the art and the history of the originals; it was a bit touching, although the music still sucked.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 13:55
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Yet I now read that Fox News (sic) is touting Mr. West's visit and his profane and vulgar outbursts as authentic expressions and an authentic voice of today...whatever the blazes that is supposed to mean. Of course I have no desire to see the video, but I understand it to be an unhinged ten minute stream of consciousness download.

This is your man. This is,seemingly, what many want to be. If not, thenwhy the Fox imprimatur of approval.

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Old 12th Oct 2018, 16:08
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Iíll accept West as symbolic of my side of the spectrum when you lot accept Mad Maxine and Alec Baldwin as your standard bearers.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 18:08
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What are you, some kind of masochist, listening to rap?
If that was directed in my general direction... for the record I have never listened to C Rap. Only been irritated by snippets when channel surfing or stuck in traffic with a moron with open windows and a too powerful sound system for their IQ.
It is a foul medium for those who cannot sing and cannot think. Add a lot of gangster criminality for the flourishes. Trump's token black entertainer is a prime example.
Kind of scary how many peeps like it, but you only have to look at them to understand.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 20:25
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I see, ONE loud-mouth black rapper joins the conservatives, and only now is condemned for his lifestyle, music, and language?

What does that say about the rest of the 119,634 rappers just as foul, just as rude, just as punk who are on the liberal side?

Seems a bit of a double standard here. If a black rapper is a liberal - well, that's just fine. But as soon as they join the conservatives, all the hate comes out! West isn't my cup of musical tea, nor are the rest of the same genre. Strangely, I listened to what the guy had to say in his long rant, and about 90% of made sense. Far, far more blacks are killed by their own kind than by cops. The Dems have had a lock on Chicago and Detroit for decades, and what do the minorities have to show for their loyalty? Prison reform(actually sentencing reform) was a big platform deal when the Dems spoke about it. Here's the same theme being discussed by a black conservative and now it's suddenly bad? Because it came from West?

Weird. We honestly welcome anyone. Blacks, browns, whites, men, women, etc. The liberals talk about inclusiveness, but anyone not exactly like them seems to be deemed less human.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 21:09
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ONE loud-mouth black rapper joins the conservatives, and only now is condemned for his lifestyle, music, and language
Nah.
Never liked him in any way or the clones from the get go.

And they are all dancing around the real question.
Why is so much of the American black community an absolute failure?
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 21:47
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Why is so much of the American black community an absolute failure?
Simply because the "progressive" movement, in their never ending guilt over slavery, and their strange reaction to the true civil rights issues, decided to "support" the black community with massive infusions of cash, made them dependent on said cash, and destroyed the motivation of the black male to support and care for his family.

Also, and appropriate to the discussion here, because the media and entertainment industry encouraged the development of a black "culture" which still prevents many bright black people from becoming productive members of the overall American cultural milieu.
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Old 14th Oct 2018, 06:56
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"....because the media and entertainment industry encouraged the development of a black "culture" which still prevents many bright black people from becoming productive members of the overall American cultural milieu."

Agree

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