From: FPP <fredp151@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: NBC's Today Finds the Secret to Happiness: Socialism!
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From: FPP <fredp151@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: NBCs Today Finds the Secret to Happiness: Socialism!
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On 10/22/17 4:52 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
> In article <ositpb$tvm$1@dont-email.me>, FPP<fredp151@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> On 10/22/17 11:24 AM, BTR1701 wrote:
> 
>>> In article <oshfma$d2h$1@dont-email.me>, FPP<fredp151@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 10/21/17 7:21 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
> 
>>>>> FPP<fredp151@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>>>>> On 10/21/17 2:18 PM, trotsky wrote:
> 
>>>>>>> On 10/18/2017 7:49 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
> 
>>>>>>>> In article <os8o9a$rcd$1@dont-email.me>, FPP<fredp151@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 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.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm having trouble with your analogy again: which country is made
>>>>>>> up of mostly cops?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Being a cop is a job. It's what they DO, not what they ARE.
>>>>>
>>>>> Baloney. Cops have their own distinct language, jargon, clothing,
>>>>> customs, and traditions.** It's much more than just a job to those
>>>>> who do it. Hell, they make entire TV shows that focus on the themes
>>>>> of fraternity and family that come with a career in law enforcement.
>>>>> No one's making similar TV shows about proofreaders for good reason.
>>>>> The two are not remotely comparable.
>>>>>
>>>>> **All of which qualifies for 'racism' under your exiting new definition
>>>>> of the term.
> 
>> It's a job.
> 
> Cops have their own distinct language, jargon, clothing, customs,
> and traditions.** It's much more than just a job to those who do it.
> Hell,they make entire TV shows that focus on the themes of fraternity
> and familythat come with a career in law enforcement. No one's making
> similar TVshows about proofreaders for good reason. The two are not
> remotely comparable.
> 
> **All of which qualifies for 'racism' under your exiting new definition
> of the term.
> 
>> Remove the job, and what do they have in common?
> 
> Remove any of the factors in your exiting new definition of racism and
> it all falls apart.

If a cop wasn't wearing a uniform, how many people could tell they were 
cops?
1 in 20?  Maybe?

Kind of hard to show racism against a group where you can't even TELL 
who is a part of that group, unless they actively SHOW you who they are...
-- 
"The 2016 Republican Party Platform... it's not so much a platform, as 
it is the Republican Party's suicide note." -S. Bee