From: FPP <fredp151@gmail.com>
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From: FPP <fredp151@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: NBCs Today Finds the Secret to Happiness: Socialism!
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:52:55 -0400
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On 10/18/17 8:49 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
> In article <os8o9a$rcd$1@dont-email.me>, FPP<fredp151@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 10/18/17 11:42 AM, BTR1701 wrote:
>>> In article
>>> <CAN4D6=kF3xjB11y-ROJqCqmrH0k-q-Lp2mjmHZqkWgR-nemBGg@mail.gmail.com>,
>>>  "MRS.LOVETH KONNIA"<ohnomite0@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Here are six Conundrums of socialism in the United States of America:
>>>>
>>>> 1. America is capitalist and greedy - yet half of the population is
>>>> subsidized.
>>>>
>>>> 2. Half of the population is subsidized - yet they think they are victims.
>>>>
>>>> 3. They think they are victims - yet their representatives run the
>>>> government.
>>>>
>>>> 4. Their representatives run the government - yet the poor keep getting
>>>> poorer.
>>>>
>>>> 5. The poor keep getting poorer - yet they have things that people in other
>>>> countries only dream about.
>>>>
>>>> 6. They have things that people in other countries only dream about - yet
>>>> they want America to be more like those other countries.
>>>
>>> Heh.
>>>
>>>> 1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few
>>>> lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions
>>>> of a few lunatics.
>>>
>>>     "I'm sick and tired of hearing about the "majority of good cops"
>>>     who shouldn't be tarnished by the actions of a few and demand to
>>>     know what those good cops are going to do to weed out the bad
>>>     ones in their midst."
>>>
>>>       --"Black Lives Matter" activist DeRay McKesson
>>>
>>> Now replace "cop" with "Muslim" in that sentence and it suddenly becomes
>>> 'offensive' and 'racist'.
>>
>> Cops necessarily work in close proximity with other cops.
>> Muslims don't necessarily live or work in close proximity with other
>> Muslims.
>
> A distinction that is not true at all-- there are entire countries and
> regions of the world that are overwhelmingly Muslim-- and even if it
> were, would not turn that statement from non-racist to racist.
>
> If it's racist to say it about Muslims, then it's racist to say it about
> cops. And yes, your exciting new definition of 'racism' is so broad that
> "cops" will now qualify.
>

It's not MY definition, moron.  It's THE definition.
And cops on a department definitely have MANY similarities.  Muslims 
really only have ONE definite similarity.

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