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Chris Matthews Apologizes To Black Colleagues On Behalf Of 'All White People' (VIDEO)

Chris Matthews Apologizes To Black Colleagues On Behalf Of 'All White People' (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 19, 2013 at 18:13:33 in Media

“So a half white half hispanic man is called white, but a half white half black man is called black? Couldn't we stop making this about race.

I was glad to see Matthews acknowledging and standing up on the racial profiling issue no matter what the race. He also did this recently when comparing the IRS targeting of the tea party to targeting Arabs at the airport. Matthews is consistent on the profiling issue. Good for him.

I do think his apology from all white people is a little bit absurd though. Think about how many white children are out there who had nothing to do with this and probably are not even paying attention to it. But hey, good thing he apologized for them anyways. Because people like my 7 year old niece are really sorry for other peoples actions and other peoples racism. Unless children don't count as people.

Next time he should not speak for the entire race. Nobody should no matter what the race. I bet there are plenty of actual white racists out there who are not sorry at all but Matthews says they are so they must be.”
White Smoke At Sistine Chapel Indicates Pope Election (UPDATED)

White Smoke At Sistine Chapel Indicates Pope Election (UPDATED)

Commented Mar 13, 2013 at 14:32:36 in Religion

“Petrus Romanus Arrives!”
Bill O'Reilly Clashes With Gov. Lincoln Chafee: 'Fox News ... Is An Angry Network' (VIDEO)

Bill O'Reilly Clashes With Gov. Lincoln Chafee: 'Fox News ... Is An Angry Network' (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 30, 2012 at 20:34:47 in Media

“Im not making it hypothetical, i think you missed my point.

You are saying that some atheists are actually participating in religious traditions. I don't know if they "actually believe" in the pagan beliefs or not because I cannot speak for them.

I don't see why any atheist would participate in a pagan religious tradition-- unless you only define an atheist only as someone who doesn't believe in a deity.

With that logic an atheist could participate in any other religious tradition from any religion as long as they do not believe in a god.”
Bill O'Reilly Clashes With Gov. Lincoln Chafee: 'Fox News ... Is An Angry Network' (VIDEO)

Bill O'Reilly Clashes With Gov. Lincoln Chafee: 'Fox News ... Is An Angry Network' (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 30, 2012 at 16:04:45 in Media

“I know the origins are pagan but since the word pagan is defined as:
A person holding Religious Beliefs other than those of the main world religions. (according to google)

That would mean that the pagan tradition is part of the pagan religion. So if atheists are not practicing religion then why would they put up a tree to celebrate.

I guess it all comes down to what you define an atheist as. if you define atheist only as a person who doesn't believe in a God(despite following religious traditions) then it would be OK, but it seems like a thin line to me to follow an old pagan religious tradition and call yourself an atheist at the same time. (not saying that you are an atheist)”

icstars on Nov 30, 2012 at 19:21:31

“This isn't hypothetical, there are atheists who decorate for the holidays. Are you saying atheists "actually believe" in a religion in order to do this? That's just not the case at all.”
Bill O'Reilly Clashes With Gov. Lincoln Chafee: 'Fox News ... Is An Angry Network' (VIDEO)

Bill O'Reilly Clashes With Gov. Lincoln Chafee: 'Fox News ... Is An Angry Network' (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 30, 2012 at 15:35:20 in Media

“Secular Christmas Tree? Sounds like an oxymoron to me.

Secular: adj. Denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis.

If there was no spiritual or religious basis in a christmas tree those atheists wouldn't be upset.”

icstars on Nov 30, 2012 at 15:42:15

“Many atheists put up Christmas trees and wish others "Merry Christmas."

The Christmas tree has origins in a pagan tradition of decorating evergreens before the Winter Solstice.”
Hillary Clinton: Drug Legalization Won't End The Drug War

Hillary Clinton: Drug Legalization Won't End The Drug War

Commented Nov 30, 2012 at 15:02:00 in Politics

“I loved when Bush came out and said, "We are losing the war against drugs." You know what that implies? There's a war being fought, and the people on drugs are winning it.

- bill hicks”

jeb50 on Nov 30, 2012 at 15:07:16

“He died too young.”
Amendment 64 Passes: Colorado Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

Amendment 64 Passes: Colorado Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

Commented Nov 7, 2012 at 16:02:23 in Denver

“so vaporize it or make pot brownies.”
Amendment 64 Passes: Colorado Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

Amendment 64 Passes: Colorado Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

Commented Nov 7, 2012 at 16:00:52 in Denver

“Alcohol is perfectly legal but I don't see EMT's rescuing people while smashed, surgeons cutting you while drunk, or electricians wiring your house while stumbling around. Just because it is legalized doesn't mean everyone is going to go to work high.”
Martin Sheen, Woody Harrelson To Star In 9/11 'Truther' Film 'September Morn'

Martin Sheen, Woody Harrelson To Star In 9/11 'Truther' Film 'September Morn'

Commented Oct 20, 2012 at 21:03:56 in Entertainment

“I meant to say 2.3 TRILLION. (not million)”
Martin Sheen, Woody Harrelson To Star In 9/11 'Truther' Film 'September Morn'

Martin Sheen, Woody Harrelson To Star In 9/11 'Truther' Film 'September Morn'

Commented Oct 20, 2012 at 21:00:09 in Entertainment

“Or that on 9/10 Rumsfeld said that 2.3 million dollars went missing in the defense department!”
LA Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Repealed By City Council Vote

LA Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Repealed By City Council Vote

Commented Oct 2, 2012 at 20:07:08 in Los Angeles

“Legalize it not just for medical use. This is America. The land of the free. Its insane that not even adults in their own homes can use the stuff. Supposed to be the king of your own castle but you cant even take certain plants into your own body.

More people are dying in the drug violence than are dying in the middle east wars. Then there is the people who die because they can't use the medicine on top of that. Ridiculous”

slocomgp on Oct 2, 2012 at 21:21:48

“Not to mention those dying because of prescription drugs.”

Shawn1966 on Oct 2, 2012 at 20:42:21

“Yes, I forgot who said it first but the government should NEVER get into the business of protecting the citizens from their own stupidity!”
Federal Reserve Audit Bill Overwhelmingly Passes The House

Federal Reserve Audit Bill Overwhelmingly Passes The House

Commented Jul 25, 2012 at 18:08:36 in Politics

“Makes me sick when I see dems and repubs arguing about a million here or a few million there, when the Fed deals with Trillions and its all hidden.”

J0E1 on Jul 25, 2012 at 18:12:27

“Especially when they can't agree on $10 billion a year in budget cuts while we are going into debt by more than a $1 trillion every year.”
Cory Booker Slams Drug War

Cory Booker Slams Drug War

Commented Jul 16, 2012 at 12:43:32 in Politics

“In 2011 50.8 percent of Federal inmates are incarcerated for drug offenses.

Half of all drug arrests are for pot possession only.

Someone is arrested for violating cannabis laws every 30 seconds.

Take cannabis out of the war on drugs!”
Daniel Tosh Apologizes For Rape Joke Aimed At Female Audience Member At Laugh Factory

Daniel Tosh Apologizes For Rape Joke Aimed At Female Audience Member At Laugh Factory

Commented Jul 11, 2012 at 16:09:23 in Comedy

“Your right, I do not understand how terrifying it is to be raped because I have never been raped.

But I do understand what a joke is.
joke /jōk/ Noun: A thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter.

and how awesome it is to realize that an entire room full of people are glad to see you leave after you heckled.”
Daniel Tosh Apologizes For Rape Joke Aimed At Female Audience Member At Laugh Factory

Daniel Tosh Apologizes For Rape Joke Aimed At Female Audience Member At Laugh Factory

Commented Jul 10, 2012 at 23:36:49 in Comedy

“I am not a regular watcher of tosh.0 but i did recently watch one of his stand ups on netflix called completely serious. (it was awesome!)

I don't think he was inciting rape. If you heckle a comedian its fair game to embarrass you. You didn't like the joke? Then don't laugh. If everyone at the show didn't laugh, he probably wouldn't tell that joke again.

He has a joke something like... Sex is like broccoli, if your forced to eat it when your young your not going to like it when your older. Was he inciting child molestation? NO he is a comedian in a comedy club telling jokes. Leave if you don't like it. I bet she didn't apologize for heckling, at least he apologized to her.

If you wanna see a comedian take it too far on a heckler watch Bill Hicks (my favorite comedian) heres the link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PdKpR9qNtgb

Allyson Sagin on Jul 11, 2012 at 00:39:13

“it's clear that you don't understand how terrifying it is to be raped. how something like 1 in 3 women are survivors of sexual assault. and how sickening it is to realize that an entire room of people thinks that violating you is a joke.”

Lily Albert on Jul 11, 2012 at 00:03:33

“well said”
Chris Christie Calls War On Drugs 'A Failure'

Chris Christie Calls War On Drugs 'A Failure'

Commented Jul 9, 2012 at 18:40:11 in Politics

“What a joke.

If he cared at all, he wouldn't have just vetoed a bill that would decriminalize small amounts of possession.

Remember this story on huffpo about 10 days ago.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/28/jon-stewart-criticizes-christie-marijuana-video_n_1633909.html

Stewart perfectly catches Christie being hypocritical.”

RobertReport on Jul 9, 2012 at 19:19:39

“A Republican hypocritical? Noooooo, Say it ain't so!”

AA2011 on Jul 9, 2012 at 19:03:46

“You're right. That was hypocritical!”
Whites-Only Christian Conference Held In Alabama By Pastor William J. Collier's Church of God's Chosen

Whites-Only Christian Conference Held In Alabama By Pastor William J. Collier's Church of God's Chosen

Commented Jul 6, 2012 at 00:30:26 in Religion

“Science says the first people came from Africa and moved from there, so their skin was probably black first and changed when they moved to the colder climates. That makes this "church of gods chosen" silly.

Atleast after looking at the comments its plain to see that most people agree. whether your black or white, christian or not, these people in the article are twisted. Yet at the same time they have the right to believe what they wish as long as they don't hurt other people.

as for me. I dont see why god would bother creating separate races to have a chosen one.”
Ween: Aaron Freeman Says Band Is Ending

Ween: Aaron Freeman Says Band Is Ending

Commented May 30, 2012 at 16:47:55 in Entertainment

“I cant believe Gener didn't even tell Deaner. He had to find out by reading it like everyone else. That seems pretty lame of him.

I also can't believe that Boognish did not appear to keep him from leaving the band.”

InedaName on May 30, 2012 at 18:10:24

“Sounds like when Black Francis informed the other three Pixies via fax that the band was breaking up.”

Badwater on May 30, 2012 at 16:55:37

“Perhaps none of it is true except that the band is ending.”
Ween: Aaron Freeman Says Band Is Ending

Ween: Aaron Freeman Says Band Is Ending

Commented May 30, 2012 at 15:58:02 in Entertainment

“Wish I would have got to see them play 1 last time. Very sad news.”

kauthon on May 30, 2012 at 16:29:26

“As a favor to fans they should have done a farewell tour.”
huffingtonpost entry

Obama Pot-Smoking Details Revealed In David Maraniss Book

Commented May 25, 2012 at 19:46:44 in Politics

“did you mistake the word illegal for the word legal?”

Giraffeman on May 26, 2012 at 09:12:17

“Yep, I sure did.”
huffingtonpost entry

Obama Pot-Smoking Details Revealed In David Maraniss Book

Commented May 25, 2012 at 19:33:06 in Politics

“I meant caught by the cops and given a criminal record.”
huffingtonpost entry

Obama Pot-Smoking Details Revealed In David Maraniss Book

Commented May 25, 2012 at 19:14:56 in Politics

“I agree with Penn J. on this one. Obama would not be president if he had gotten caught smoking pot, or worse doing blow.

I don't know one single reason pot should be illegal.”

Giraffeman on May 25, 2012 at 19:21:52

“Let's try taking away money from the drug cartels. Or maybe because it is pretty much harmless and people are going to use it anyway. Remember prohibition?”

MIMom on May 25, 2012 at 19:19:49

“Well, Bill didn't inhale and he got elected. W did some of the white stuff, didn't he?”
Paul Krugman To Ron Paul: 'You're Living In A World That Was 150 Years Ago' (VIDEO)

Paul Krugman To Ron Paul: 'You're Living In A World That Was 150 Years Ago' (VIDEO)

Commented Apr 30, 2012 at 23:01:39 in Business

“I could be wrong here but im pretty sure that Ron Paul wants a new currency to compete with the dollar, not a return to the gold standard. This way if the original dollar devalued due to the fed then the competition dollar could still be the one used.”

Gerald Wilhite on May 1, 2012 at 00:13:15

“I think you're right about Paul's position. The dollar is our national currency and since Nixon it has not been backed by gold. However, gold is without question a global currency. Whether gold is recognized as an official US currency or not, gold is clearly money in spite of Berneke may babble to the contrary.

Think about it. If gold isn't money, why do central banks all over the world try to build bigger and bigger stashes of the stuff? The underlying problem in all this is the FED is owned by a handful of private banks that long, long ago were governed by ther USA's national interest. Not any longer. Today those once national banks have morphed into international banks and they obviously ultimately serve international interests, not the USA interests.

Here's an interesting proposal. The FED is said to control about 8,300 tons of US government gold. If gold isn't really money, why don't we just divide it up give each US citizen an equal share of it. After all, that 8,300 tons of gold does belong to the citizens of the United States. Doesn't it? Well, no, that's not quite true. My understanding is that the FED has the ultimate control of it, thanks to a series of very quiet actions over the years by our trusted elected representatives in Congress. Somebody please convince me that I'm wrong! Otherwise, rest assured that the FED intends to keep a very tight rein on what was once our gold.”
Apple Security: Products Surprisingly Vulnerable, Studies Find

Apple Security: Products Surprisingly Vulnerable, Studies Find

Commented Apr 21, 2012 at 22:26:07 in Technology

“I don't use Safari on my mac. I feel Firefox is more secure, prefer the look of it, and there are many add-ons available.

If its somethings important, back it up on an external hard drive. They are not that expensive.

Hover over questionable links before clicking them to read where they are directing you.

Keep whatever browser/OS you use up to date.”

pixeloid on Apr 21, 2012 at 22:54:37

“The add-ons are nice, but I find Firefox is just too heavy and slow. I use Safari for browsing, and Chrome for Google Apps.

You're right about the importance of backups. I can't tell you how many people I've seen lose years of work because they've never backed up their data.”
Marijuana Activists Suing CU-Boulder Over 4/20 Campus Closure

Marijuana Activists Suing CU-Boulder Over 4/20 Campus Closure

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 16:20:54 in Denver

“I was imagining what cops would do about this. Cant arrest them all.

Then i was reminded of this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFe5FNwRQ8Q

College kids smoking under a parachute. Then a cop sees them. Hilarious!!!”

Jack Jackson on Apr 19, 2012 at 17:15:12

“thats funny.”
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