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Re: For the Sistas of AA.org

HonestBrother ·
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Fabulous: Originally posted by HonestBrother: Meditation on Beauty and the Black Woman (A Work in Progress) I know what this world says beauty is - as do we all. But we who know just laugh: to this we will never be in thrall. We know that beauty dwells both close to home and in far rarer places- And that deep lovers need much skill before they can savor her embraces... Beauty is shallow and skin deep but also deep as blood and bone... When I close my eyes and lose...
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Re: For the Sistas of AA.org

Fabulous ·
Originally posted by HonestBrother: Originally posted by Fabulous: Originally posted by HonestBrother: Meditation on Beauty and the Black Woman (A Work in Progress) I know what this world says beauty is - as do we all. But we who know just laugh: to this we will never be in thrall. We know that beauty dwells both close to home and in far rarer places- And that deep lovers need much skill before they can savor her embraces... Beauty is shallow and skin deep but also deep as blood and bone...
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Re: What Ever Happened To...

msprettygirl ·
For Release: August 18, 2003 Marketers of Copa Hair System Agree to Settle FTC Charges GoodTimes Entertainment to Pay $100,000 in Civil Penalties and $200,000 in Consumer Redress GoodTimes Entertainment Limited (GoodTimes) and GT Merchandising & Licensing Corporation (GTM&L), direct marketers headquartered in New York City, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they made unsubstantiated claims for the "Copa Hair System" (Copa), and placed unauthorized charges on...
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Re: Are you a 'morning' person?

ma'am ·
Leaper. It used to always be that I was up once I was up. Up and go. Now I get in those moods where I wanna reset the clock over and over, but that's to force more sleep. Not to chill, really. So I guess I'm still technically morning. I don't like to relax between the time I wake up and the time I gotta go somewhere. I might grab some oj and a book to read once I'm out and about. Like, I'll rush to get up, cleaned, and dressed and run out the door if I gotta get somewhere. Take no moment to...
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Re: Could you be a model?

ronin10 ·
You'll do it for gas money, you do know that I am an artist....hmmmmm
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Re: 9/11 - The Anniversary, The Legacy

Afroman ·
MBM, all I can say is that the US government cares as much for the Iraqi people's welfare as he does for Amerikkkans. Ever since 9/11, and especially now, Bush himself is doing such a good job of destroying this countries' global profile, robbing it's citizens of their essential freedoms, and increasing world-wide hatred for the U.S, that I'd assume AL QAEDA isn't in any hurry to make a hasty attack just to be timely. 9/11 is still working in their favor, there's no rush . AfroMan.
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Re: How can we get BET off the air?

blaqfist ·
Soul Doc. that was an outstanding letter, I have printed it and will pass it around. I would like to add you to my e-mail list. We need to hook up. You can e-mail me at blaqfist@blackplanet.com. I applaud the success that Robert L. Johnson, has had financially. Guy starts a business off with a 500K loan and in less then 25 years sells the company for 3 Billion. That aint bad in anybodies book. But I do have some complaints about BET that transcends making money. I find that even BET's musiq...
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Re: True or False: Diversity is our Strength.

Nmaginate ·
Sgt. you're a hopeless freakin' FLAKE!! MBM directly answered your ridiculously DUMB question then you tried to spin it as proof of your ill-contrived premise. Ah... DUMBASS!!! A nation with NO (racial) diversity can't possibly have "racial strife" because they by your definition only have ONE race. Not only does that make you look STUPID & DUMB but it also disproves you homogenous model as one that is "strong(er)"... Obviously, there is strife and friction in so-called homogenous...
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Re: Beauty Secrets

msprettygirl ·
Yeah I heard that Flaxseed oil was good for hair to promote growth-so I was thinking about trying it. Keylargo-I am guilty too of loving to shop. When I go shopping, especially if I can get at least 3 outifts, the feeling I get from it is amazing. Shopping really makes me happy, I don't know if it is the adrenaline rush or what, but I love it! I love having new things, I love to get complemints from complete strangers about something I am wearing(call me superficial)!
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Re: artist spolight-Kadir Nelson

msprettygirl ·
OMG-those are amazing. I like the Humility one, but I won't be able to afford that for a long time! I am just starting to get into art work and all, so I don't know what some of the terms mean-could u help me out?: Ex.(listed on the price list) L/E, AP, RM, and CV. I know AP means artists proof, but what exactly does that mean? ------------------------------ The Lord is on my side;I will not fear:what can man do unto me? (Psalms 118:6) If God brings you to it - He will bring you through it.
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Re: VOTE

Lofton (Guest) ·
Hello Everyone, As I type the political debate is being aired on KNBC, from 6-9:30 PM, Pacific Time. Very interesting session to which the question and answer session is very open, and frank. Don't care for Arnold Schwarzenegger or Bustamante. The Republican Tom McClintock appears to use common sense approach in reducing taxes, government spending, and improving the economy within California. _______________________________________________ Of Course I Can't Speak for Everyone, but I'm Voting...
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Re: Political Correctness in Action: The Day the Music Died

Mountain ·
Why is this 'article' titled "anti-war teacher...". The article clearly states she was not even a bona-fide teacher, only some sort of 'employee' who obviously felt that the views of parents had no meaning to her, and couldn't do without the young 'captive' impressionable audiences of classrooms. Why did she feel a need to teach a political view in a 'music class'? Who amongst us would approve if an 'employee' was hired by a public school to come into classrooms and teach biblical studies...
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Re: Who watches the Evening News about Iraq?

MBM ·
Yet another example of how Bush and Co. are profiting from the War in Iraq. Folks, they're just pimping the American people! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- September 30, 2003 Washington Insiders' New Firm Consults on Contracts in Iraq By DOUGLAS JEHL WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 "” A group of businessmen linked by their close ties to President Bush, his family and his administration have set up a consulting firm to advise companies that want to do...
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Re: America's Black Forum:

Kevin41 ·
Norland, An african perspective is the summation of your views and experiences, not something that is humanistic in general.....like when I expressed the concept of violence associated with poverty I used the example of a man and his wife both losing their jobs and the stress from financial troubles causing them to turn on each other....that is not something particular to one race...it is generally applicable across the board....the consequences are different for different groups (black kids...
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Re: How Do You Know.... If A Person is RACIST?

blaqfist ·
Blaq people will NEVER get out of the condition we are in as long as we are waiting for white people to accept us. We must get beyond that mind state. As long as we complain "when are they going to change, why don't you like us" we will forever be in the bagg we are in. Rush L. is an idiot on 2 levels. 1.He knows nothing about the NFL. Donovann McNabb is a good qb. If no one beleives me name 5 better current qb's. He has been to the Pro Bowl twice, and Philly has been in the last 2 NFC...
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Re: How Do You Know.... If A Person is RACIST?

Nmaginate ·
BLAQFIST??? Did you see CountDown when it happened? It doesn't sound like it. I watch it and was watching it when it happened. There was no, "Rush! You're a Fat A$$ Racist" responses but his comment didn't go unchallenged. Matter of fact, Tom Jackson basically defended McNabb in football terms the way you did, though I don't remember his exact words. (see my post on the other thread)
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Re: How Do You Know.... If A Person is RACIST?

Nmaginate ·
What makes a comment about race in sports, education, etc. racist is whether or not there is a claim that says one race doesn't possess the capacity, mentally or otherwise or the skill to do some important task. For something to qualify as racism it has to be a 'put down' and particularly one that implies one's own race does it better AND that whatever it is ...is integral to the whole scheme of things. White Men Can't Jump, for instance, is more of a stereotype than a malicious put down...
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Re: How Do You Know.... If A Person is RACIST?

MBM ·
Great topic Nmaginate! Thanks!! What is "institutional racism" though? Isn't it just the collective behaviors of individual racists? All of a sudden you string together racism from Rush Limbaugh with his conservative peers in radio (Savage, Hannity, Reagan, O'Reilly, North, Liddy et al) - and it seems you have the foundation of an institutional attitude about black folks permeating through talk radio. IMO, let's not understate the impact of individual acts of racism. There is no passion to...
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Re: How Do You Know.... If A Person is RACIST?

Nmaginate ·
You're right MBM... But, at least what I'm saying is that the knee-jerk, reflex response to those individual racists foster the idea that only some isolated extreme person hold those views. I understand how they represent their millions of listeners who hold the same views but that too foster the idea that all racism is a conscious and focused, conspiratorial engagement. That's the alibi of those that don't feel they are racist when their views aren't as extreme of a particular conscious,...
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Re: How Do You Know.... If A Person is RACIST?

Huey ·
If Rush doesn't like McNabb, then just say you don't like McNabb. Race shouldn't have to be a measuring stick for a person's skill levels. And if he's actually serious about questioning the ability of black QBs performing well in an NFL game, then he's 15 years too late. Has he forgotten about Super Bowl XXII? Doug Williams, QB of the Washington Redskins? Super Bowl MVP? Defeated the Denver Broncos 42-10. And they were behind 10-0, it was a come from behind victory. Super Bowl XXII was or is...
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Re: Black People Do Have Greater Racial Latitude...

Nmaginate ·
SHAQ??? Ahhh... I won't pretend to know what offends Asians and what things they are sensitive to but... Did You See RUSH HOUR?? And how many times are there Whites, etc. on TV in movies or live conversations that stereotypically mock "Black" speech pattern?? (Shiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttt!!! I could collect some phat checks off WHites mocking Black speech patterns... and that's off of the demeaning ones, not including the ones that are strictly meant as a [mutually understood] joke or a poor...
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Re: Black Republicans

Norland ·
Mr. Lofton's like Rush. Spews all his hatred against Africans with heaps of skeletons in his own closet. It'll never come to light, because we don't know him. He's a saint and has never been 24/25. Folks fluck up in their 20's, royally sometimes. I absolutely love Mohammad Ali, but I know he wasn't a saint. Might not have fooled with Cauc's, but did stroll with a woman not his wife, while married. He's been married 150 times. That's his bizness. Lofton, you used to be a nice man, I thought.
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Re: Black Republicans

Kevin41 ·
Lofton, Where is your scathing commentary on Marv or even Rush? Or is it you only see bad in black folks? I eagerly await your response......
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Re: Is racism hard to see?

Nmaginate ·
Watcher.. You keep saying that lame junk: "Racism is in the eye of the beholder" So I guess you are saying it's a legitimate "beholding" whenever Blacks who frequently "behold" racism. You know... the types you say that see racism around every corner. They must be right then huh? In their eyes at least so who are you to say that those who perceive racism like the Metco incident we've discuss on this board are "beholding" something that isn't there. That wasn't your position then. Stand by...
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
Paaaaaaaaaaaaaaaathetic. Oh yeah secular humanist site now there's an accurate source of information about Christianity There is NO command of God ANYWHERE in the Bible that other races are inferior. Treatment of others was based solely on their RELIGION. It had nothing to do with race. The Bible does not even contain a concept of "race", nor does it even acknowlege that such a concept exists. That people within the churches accepted the idea of racism does not mean they plucked the idea...
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Re: Chicago's most wanted

whatzgoingon ·
I know I am going to be roasted for this. I'm as respectful a person as can be (when you show me the same respect). That said, if a 70 year old man tries to rush you in the middle of a croup of men fighting, and your adrenaline is already pumping from the game and the possible confrontations with numerous Yankee players, maybe your first thought when you see somebody running toward you in a threatening manner is not "oh, here is an old man coming at me. Let me let hin punch me or step out of...
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Re: Changing 'em one at a time ...

Kweli4Real ·
Well, Watcher, let me tell you how your scenerio has plays out with the owner being White ... S/He hires 4 of the white candidates without regard to their qualifications, only considering do I like them and can they minimally do the job (or be trained to do so). S/He then compares the qualifications of the remaining 21 candidates. If the most qualified of the remaining candidates happens to be the one (or two) remaining White candidate (depending on the races of the ex-felons), s/he doesn't...
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
Yssys you are absofu**inglotely RIGHT. "You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own version of the John Birch Society "-Rush Limbaugh
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
Well some Christian writers may not get everything right about some things, but then you also have to take into account the attitudes of the people doing the writing and why they are doing it? The secular humanists are writing their stuff the way they do out of malice. This is evident in the fact that their teachings are not love-oriented and not writing from a perspective of they CARE about people in some way. Christian writers on the other hand are writing from a perspective of they care...
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
F***ING NOOOOOOOOOOO! THEY ARE NOT "INFERIOR"!!!!! They just don't follow the Truth (whether by choice or by lack of choice). The only "superiority" here is the simple fact that the Truth is ALWAYS superior to lies . I am not an elitist. What is this "superiority" b.s. you keep going on about? "You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own version of the John Birch Society "-Rush Limbaugh
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
Reposted from the ISSUES Forum. http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/10/16/rumsfeld.boykin.ap/index.html OK now you reaaaaaaaaaaally don't understand. It's OK if they hate us! Because they are hating us for a b.s. reason! Christ said the World would hate His followers. And that's exactly what it does. Christ tells people to rejoice when peole persecute them for believing in Him. Matt. 5 [10] Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. [11]...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
Very glad you asked. People before Christ still had the option of following the TRUE God (dealing with Jehovah--aka GOD the Father--DIRECTLY or thru priests). Christ was yet to come, so any who believed THE PROMISE of Christ to come was saved. So no, there was no period of time where NOBODY believed in the true God. There were always believers in the True God (in the time of Noah's Ark it was only EIGHT people! That's how many people that did NOT reject the True God back then.) The prophets...
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
No I don't always attribute draconian practices to their current religion--many of those practices are holdovers from previous religions that had been in the area (for instance ancient tribal Arabic polytheism), however this is irrelevant. Morality leads to a more stable society than ones where immorality is given free run, that's just common sense. NO they are not "inferior" they are just not saved. If they believed in Christ (they wouldn't be Muslim anymore) they would be saved. This...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
There is no mention in the scriptures of this at all. When it's people that are already dead, that is not our concern. When it's people that are living now, we'd better hurry up and preach to them. Matt. 28 [18] And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. [19] Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: [20] Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have...
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Re: Comatose Woman Taken Off Feeding Tube

shebakoby ·
I don't know about the husband but Terri is CATHOLIC. The do not go for this mercy killing garbage by and large. Terri HAD been comatose, tis true. HOWEVER, SHE WOKE UP RECENTLY. Isn't that odd? Why only now does the husband WANT her to die? Why not within the past 13 years? Why wait til NOW? Terri's dad thinks that the reason is, now that she's awake, IF she ever fully recovers, that she could point the finger at him to ACCUSE HIM OF ATTEMPTED MURDER and COULD divorce him. The husband...
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Re: Judge Not?

shebakoby ·
you're right, dude. Most people don't understand that "judge" in the context of it being wrong is treating a person as if they would NEVER repent and change their ways. That is what we are not supposed to do. "You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own version of the John Birch Society "-Rush Limbaugh
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
LOL. whatever man. It doesn't matter what I do or don't know about Islam (but I do know a great deal). ALL that REALLY matters is it is a religion of a false god. Christ is not considered God, nor is he considered to have paid for sins on the Cross. That's allllllllll I REALLLLLLLLLLLLLLY need to know to be certain it's a false religion. Can you prove it? Probably because they are ecumenists and are too scared of not getting along. To them getting along and not 'offending' people with the...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
People who did not believe in the True God (prior to Christ) do not get saved. Same with people who don't believe in Jesus. Simple answer, just apply it. However, "He who knew not his master's will, and does it not, will be beaten with few blows. But he who knew his master's will, and did it not, will be beaten with many blows." This seems to indicate that "ignorance of the law" only goes so far--they too must be punished for their sins but they will NOT be punished as much as those who KNEW...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
Now here is where you totally don't understand the concept of why we need a savior. IT's NOT "COLLATERAL DAMAGE"! Only God knows what was in the hearts of people back in the day, even today. He CHOSE PEOPLE WHO HE KNEW WOULD ACCEPT HIM at the time. Some people at the time were apparently VERY wicked. If a person is 'on their own' they are condemned by their own sins--which is what would happen to EVERY person if Jesus had not come. NOBODY would be saved if Jesus had not come and died on the...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
MY theory? LOL. Actually it's God's theory for he says "YOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER GODS BEFORE ME! I THE LORD THY GOD AM A JEALOUS GOD. I WILL NOT GIVE MY PRAISE TO GRAVEN IMAGES, NOR MY GLORY TO ANOTHER" But if that were true then the FIRST COMMANDMENT DOES NOT MAKE SENSE. Neither did GOD punishing the Israelites for their slide into Idolatry--the Golden Calf, for instance. It was called "The Lord" and they pretended it was the True God. Needless to say God was NOT HAPPY with that. "You...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
'nate you are questioning God which you honestly have no right to do. God did not send a dozen or a million little 'saviors' he sent ONE Savior, cuz that's ALL that was needed. That's what was promised! Sincere belief in an idol is still sincere belief in an idol, and I can believe sincerely that I am headed to Victoria but if I'm going the WRONG direction I won't get to Victoria--I may wind up in Port Hardy! "You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
Well if you are talking about Old Testament days, it DEPENDS on whether they knew the True God or not. The Story of Job, for instance, does not appear to take place in Israel, but in a land called "Nod" (and not identified by archaelogists as yet because the later naming of the region is not included in the text). So what I'm saying is WE REALLY CANNOT SAY WHO DID OR DID NOT KNOW THE TRUE GOD. You are trying to minimize the amount of people that knew Jehovah/Yahweh to make Him look bad. If...
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Re: Judge Not?

shebakoby ·
2. Condemning and Criticizing (Bad Judging) Using people's sin as an excuse to lower or belittle them. Harsh punishment without encouragement to follow. Cursing a person or prophesying destruction into their lives. Note: it is ok to warn someone of possible consequences, but it is NOT OK to say things which may discourage the person or lead them to believe that the worst is the only outcome they will have. Sentencing with no mercy. Correcting someone when guilty of the same thing. ALL THAT...
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
American-Indian Shamanism does not recognize the concept of 'sin', for example. No it's not just the terminology it's the concept and how it is handled. Islam does NOT accept the free gift of salvation by Jesus Christ--they are wholly "works righteousness"-oriented. The Bible CLEARLY teaches that works-righteousness DOES NOT SAVE. Our works are as filthy rags when it comes to trying to use them to gain favor with God rather than believing on Christ. huh? There is a passage where it says God...
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Re: Ex-POW's Family Accuses Army Of Double Standard on Benefit

Kweli4Real ·
I understand after the elizabeth Smart story, there will be a docu-drama about how Rush is an innocent and unfairly persecuted victim of the war on drugs. Could you just imagine the horror of having to volunteer to go to a rehab center on 20 acres abutting some mountains and a national park and less than 5 miles from one of the best public golf courses in the US? Oh the injustice of it all!
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Re: Should felons be allowed to vote?

ricardomath ·
http://www.hrw.org/reports98/vote/usvot98o-05.htm#P114_2776 Illegal , noun: A term used by the descendents of European Immigrants to refer to descendants of Native Americans Plowshares Actions The Nuclear Resister School of the Americas Watch Cauca, Colombia
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Re: Good News From Colombia (for once!)

ricardomath ·
Sorry about the spanish, but I wanted to include something about the new mayor of Cali, and I couldn't find anyhing in english. Apolinar Salcedo, el nuevo alcalde de los caleños La luz de la razón ilumina a Polo hay una palabra que pueda resumir la vida de Apolinar Salcedo Caicedo, el nuevo alcalde de los caleños, es superación. Este hombre de 48 años, que ayer alcanzó el primer cargo de la tercera ciudad del país, se ha destacado a lo largo de su vida por superar cuanto obstáculo se...
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Re: The Black Hebrews

shebakoby ·
OH YES there are Jews that are darker than any Arab you ever met. There's Ethiopian Jews (not entirely Semitic; mostly descendants of Cush--of the Hamitic line) too. But it's pretty clear that white was not a widespread skin color around there. Brown and black were the order of the day. "You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own version of the John Birch Society "-Rush Limbaugh
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Re: Judge Not?

shebakoby ·
Yeah depends on who is telling us. Also depends on what the original Hebrew and Greek words actually meant. Harsh is good if it is just , that I agree to. "You liberals with your conspiracy theories are starting to sound like your own version of the John Birch Society "-Rush Limbaugh
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

shebakoby ·
Actually you find a lot of it in Roman Catholicism. Protestantism does not use "images" as worship-aids. F***, Islam is so extreme about images that a person can't paint a picture of a f***ing pussy cat for fear of it being worshipped. Hold on now, pal, EXACTLY HOW does it do THAT?! Especially since even among WHITE people there are various and diverse opinions on what constitutes the correct or "best" for the person concept of God/god?! If one white person tells another white person that...
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