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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    People have traded in their sense of humor for fake outrage.
    I'm not outraged but I dont see a drop of humor in it either.
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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

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    It just looks like a joke to me.
    Yea, I would say. But the gay agenda types and the race baiters must get their swings in and try taking down another successful person.

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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

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    I live in Florida why would I ever bother going to a place like Delaware? And I doubt you would know the Klan out side of what you saw on Oh Brother.
    Unfortunately I've known a few white supremacists in my day. They're all worthless garbage.
    Give a man a fish and he can eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he can sit in a boat, drinking beer all day while you fool around with his Woman.

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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Yea, its called the First Amendment. Look it up. Also look up growing up and getting a thick skin.
    Enjoy that first amendment, just don't be shocked when you get jacked on the street for saying the wrong thing to the wrong person. A little common sense and courtesy goes a long way.
    Give a man a fish and he can eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he can sit in a boat, drinking beer all day while you fool around with his Woman.

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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Funny as hell. Nothing racist about it. Too bad she didn't say "sure don't want to end up in a pot of boiling water".
    I'm not even sure how to properly reply to this. My first reaction would be to call you racist, but most likely you'd just deflect it and call me racist in response.

    So let us dissect the comment. "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"

    She is going to Africa where the indigenous people there are known as African or blacks in some cases. She then exclaims that she wishes not to get the AIDS virus. Then she says in a jocular manner that she cannot get AIDS because she is white. In this latter part of the comment we can clearly see that she is presuming that she as a White/Caucasian human cannot get AIDS and by taking out the white factor out of South Africa we find ourselves with the predominantly African factor. Leaving us to assume perhaps only Africans can eb diagnosed with AIDS. So the general message of her tweet goes as such.

    White/Caucasian (Can't get AIDS) > African/Black (Can get AIDS)
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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    The communications director for the Internet giant that owns popular websites like Match.com, Dictionary.com, and Vimeo has been fired over "hateful statements" in a tweet that came from her account.
    This is all I read. If you work as Com. Dir. for any company that big, you should really watch what the **** it is you say. Specially when one of your websites caters to a multiracial demographic. Some of the other sites that specifically cater to various races owned by her company: OkCupid, SpeedDate, Meetic, SinglePeopleMeet. This company did the right thing just as A&E did by rehiring Phil Robertson. It erred on the side of caution and played to its audience. Firing this woman, however, puts strong emphasis on what I've been telling people for years. Popularity doesn't matter jack **** in media. Sponsors and demographics do. A&E's Duck Dynasty's demographic are rednecks and people of low income. Firing Phil Robertson will simply make sure they stop watching. This woman on the other hand is an executive. Firing her won't damage the company one bit. It will benefit them because the person they're firing is not a bread winner.

    In short, getting fired in the media world depends on highly specific conditions. If you have the right audience, the right sponsors and the right income, nobody will care. If viewers of A&E boycotted by not watching any of A&E's other shows, they'd have a shot at cancelling Duck Dynasty. However, as that is unlikely to happen, the show will remain.
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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by HenryChinaski View Post
    Enjoy that first amendment, just don't be shocked when you get jacked on the street for saying the wrong thing to the wrong person. A little common sense and courtesy goes a long way.
    I don't live scared of anyone. I say what I want. I also am polite and respectful. But I also know humor or attempts at it when I see it. Oh, and been to Chitcago. Iwasnt impressed. So don't tell me how long I wouldn't last there and all that BS yall are known for.

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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by HenryChinaski View Post
    Unfortunately I've known a few white supremacists in my day. They're all worthless garbage.
    yea sure. Actually the biggest mistake the Klan ever made was aligning with the skins.

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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Don't be jealous. She will probably get another job by weeks end.
    Being a minor yet to start my post-secondary education I'm really not too jealous of a woman who has publicly disgraced and humiliated herself, and as a result got herself fired from her job. A pretty darn good job at that.
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    Re: Woman fired for Aids Africa tweet.

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Yea, its called the First Amendment. Look it up. Also look up growing up and getting a thick skin.
    You'll have to show me where it shields you from any consequences whatsoever.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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