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Response to Flatulo (Reply #31)

Tue Dec 2, 2014, 03:56 PM

48. It's more than just a couple of internet trolls, though.

And what you see is just a repeat of the same old shit that's been whispered--passive aggressively or otherwise--for decades. That they "lack personal responsibility." That they have a "victim mentality." That they "lack family structure." And so on and so forth, but mainly just a bunch of finger pointing and name calling.

And then you have instances where an unarmed black teens are shot by a police officers, or someone who thinks they are like a police officer, and somehow the narrative gets twisted around so that the unarmed black teen is always the aggressor.

And then you have a black man elected as president, and you have people who refuse to believe he is a US citizen, let alone the president.

If you don't see these patterns and this repeated effort to control the narrative, you are blind to what's going on. It's a reality, it's deplorable, and it wears down on even the strongest willed individual after a while.

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