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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

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    Joseph Goebbels used common sense, too.
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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Pippi Longstocking is Swedish. Babar is French. Tin-Tin is Belgian. Pokemon is Japanese. Read any of them sometime.
    But they are read and loved in the US. And the older ones have been here for dang near 100 years.

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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    But they are read and loved in the US. And the older ones have been here for dang near 100 years.
    So what? Are we incapable of engaging in literary criticism once the thing is popular?
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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    So what? Are we incapable of engaging in literary criticism once the thing is popular?
    Little late down the road doncha think? Heck even the blacks call them selves the "N" word now.

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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

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    OMFG!


    Say it ain't so, Pippi
    Books like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn have long been banned in many schools and libraries over alleged racism. Could Pippi Longstocking be next? According to one theologian, Astrid Lindgren's classic children's novels about the pig-tailed adventurer feature unsavory "colonial racist stereotypes." Pippi joins a long list of surprising children's characters who have been accused of racism. From Babar to the Smurfs, here's a look:

    Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters - The Week
    what better way to address our past than simply act like it never happened

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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    In the name of freedom and liberty, I think the children's section of every library should be stocked with a full assortment of erotica
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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Apdst. Apdst has the letter "T" in it. Hitler also has a "T" in it.
    Does Joseph Goebbels have a T?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Why am I not surprised by those leaping to the defence of black kids showing slavish deference?
    Probably because your first reaction to people pointing out that this is a weak means to deal with the past is race bait?

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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    In the name of freedom and liberty, I think the children's section of every library should be stocked with a full assortment of erotica
    You mean like Heather Has Two Mommies?

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    Re: Pippi Longstocking and 6 other supposedly racist children's characters

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    You mean like Heather Has Two Mommies?
    I don't understand your comment
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    Justice Thomas' opinions consistently contain precise, detailed constitutional analyses.
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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