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post #1 of 32 Old 12-12-2003, 9:56 AM Thread Starter
 
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Most ORG'ers (other than, perhaps, brand new members) will recall my posting back on Sept. 11th of this year when Jason Pratt, Omaha police officer, dedicated husband and father of two little girls, was gunned down in cold blood while trying to take a violent career criminal off the streets.

Look what I stumbled across on the 'net yesterday. It's likely the most offensive thing you'll ever read, but it's par for the course from the so-called community activists here in Omaha.

http://www.blackomahaonline.com/pratt.html

Can you imagine what they'd do to me were I to put something equally bigoted out on a website? They'd run me out of town, torches and pitchforks in hand, like a scene out of Frankenstien.
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First the skateboard guy and now this. 5th amend.

I came here to chew bubble gum and to kick some ass...and I'm all out of bubble gum.
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Don't people have anything better to do then assume that everything is about black people and white people?! Pull the stick out of your and immediately insert all this I had this conversation with a co-worker yesterday. I, among with pretty much all of my friends can honestly say that we don't have problems with black people. We have problems with the "N" word! There IS a difference, a BIG difference. Get off the and move on with life!

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That is retarded! Why is it that everything has to come down to race? Black, white, who cares. What happened was a police officer was shot by a repeat offender. Court system didn't do enough to keep him off the streets, now things are being done. It's aa shame that something wasn't done sooner before Pratt was gunned down.
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Chain, all I can tell you is that in my experience, most people of any color would recognize that crap as insane hate filled drivel. It's the same style of ultra-provocative incitement that has been cynically used by the panthers, various radical socialist groups, and in some cases, the Nation of Islam .

Think of it as the urban version of the Aryan Nation / KKK. Not many people take them seriously, either. It's marginal and intentionally hurtful.

I'm sorry for the pain that that must have caused Tye's friends and family.
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There has to be something that can be done about this.
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Wow Chain. I can't even respond to that drivel.

Is a paradigm worth 20 cents?
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I don't really know how to respond to it either, Tiger. I'm trying though. So far I've tipped off the local media and have written a inquiry to the web design/hosting company asking if their Terms of Use allows for such blatantly bigoted diatribe. I'll let you know if anything comes of it.
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Yes, that is totally bigoted propaganda. The posts of the members above pretty much sum up my feelings also.
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Yes, that is totally bigoted propaganda. The posts of the members above pretty much sum up my feelings also.
Same here.
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I'm sorry but the author of that article needs to be fired. If it were me, as a white person, who had written an article with an ignorant tone as it were written, there would be an outcry from the black community. The wording is sensitive. This guy needs a taste of his own politically correct medicine. It parallels how certain groups of people have been slowly trying to phase out the nativity scene in public yet are allowed to have their menorahs displayed(not bagging on Jewish people but simpy using an example- note my wife is Jewish but normal and not a fanatic).

Everyone wants the white man to bow down to them now as if the white man owes them. I don't owe anyone crap and they can kiss my *ss! I'd have thought a newspaper journalist would be more professional in this instance. It's an amendment right for me to go into work and tell my supervisors to stick it where the sun don't shine, but I don't for obvious reasons. I like my job and wouldn't want to get fired for it. Does someone mean to tell me this guy can say what he did under the protection of freedom of speech and still not get fired for it? Wrong, if that newspaper has any back bone, they'd show him the door.

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If itís so dangerous, then why doesnít the governor and his cronies allocate funds to change the conditions where the poorest of the poor reside.

My interpretation: (We) are poor and live in poor neighborhoods because (you) don't give us money to change our conditions so therefore we have the right (er..excuse) to be dangerous to society and its all (your) fault.

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That is so outrageous, that it intuitively steers one towards some sort of retribution... which I believe is playing into the writer's trap. This has the potential of being a self-feeding fire of racial hate, which is why ignoring it (at least to a lrage extent) might be the best approach. One can only shout at the wind for so long before realizing that a response is not forthcoming.
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I think I would be offended if I were an African American. Why would anyone rally around someone who is saying that they are incapable of overcoming without handouts and "retribution"? I don't think that is doing anything positive for the young black men and women. Maybe they do face discrimination, maybe they do have more obsticles to overcome than your average white kid. I'll never know. But how does filling their heads with the idea that they deserve hand outs and that the world owes them something help them? Instead, why not tell them that the world is full of idiotic hatefull people but that they are smart enough and capable of overcoming? I say he should quit wallowing in his own self pity, get off his whiny ass and do something positive instead of adding to the same negativity he bitches about.

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In my personal phucking opinion, which could be out of whack, this is why we, the people period, will never see the end of racism. Let it go people. Who gives a flying phuck what color you are? I don't give a damn. In my experience I have found more black people to be racist towards me than I ever thought about being towards them. And if for no other reason then because I shave my head. They jump the gun and think I'm a skinhead. I love it when a black person asks me that. I just ask them if they would ask a bald black man that same question. I usually get the response of "An Afro-American can't be a skinhead." Bullchit. All a skinhead is is a racist prick and anybody can be racist. RACISM IS A TWO-WAY STREET DAMMIT! Both sides, yes I said it, both sides have to let it go. White and black. A while back I was in the store with my girlfriend and some younger folks, kids really, about 18-20 years old were making a rukus in store. They were just cutting up and being rowdy knocking things off shelves. I was down at the end of the aisle with my girlfriend in the middle and they came to the opposite end of this aisle from me. She was watching them and they looked at her and said "You got a problem white girl?". I jumped in with "I sure as chit have a problem." Needless to say an arguement unsued and all of us were kicked out of the store. And yes those kids were black. Why do I bring this up? I don't kow. Just seemed to me that there was no need to bring up race or sex in their question since. Of course I'm shave my head so what the hell do I know. I have found that good people are good people and bad people are bad people. Period. I hate these kinds of threads dammit. Which reminds me of the WP Suspension thread. I serously doubt a company would use a name like that in a racist way with today's law-suite happy society so why have a problem making a purchase from them? I know somebody said they had a problem with the name. Hell that kinda makes me want to buy from them just to irritate people and put some stickers on my bike to. But sometimes I can a troublemaker. Does any of this even make sense? Ah, who give a chit. And another thing, how is it that when one man, who happens to be white, kills another man, who happens to be black, race crime is cried out? But yet another man, who happens to be black, can break into the home of five elderly women, who happen to be white, to rob them and rape them and beat them and those that cried out racism in the first case don't utter a word this time? I'm very confrused ( i meant to spell that wrong fumb). What a crock of chit, all of it (racism in general folks).

*writings in this post are thoughts and feelings of the author and author alone and in no way reflect those of this board's memebers, moderators, administer, or any body else on this damn planet thank you very much.

BTW That article is perhaps the biggest worse case of racism I've yet to hear. It evens sounds as though the author is racist towards other blacks that supported the family. I don't think things would've been different if it was a white person with the same record. I also didn't know white collar was just for white people. I wonder if I should even post this. Some people view my views as radical and extreme, not in a racist way just radical and extreme period.
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