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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    I see this as being either a) a legitimate act of hate against black people, b) a prank or dare of the poorest taste, or c) a fake act meant to incite racial tensions (which we actually saw several of a few years back after the Jena incident). Any of these is really possible, even with the witness report. Until more information comes out, I guess we'll have to just wait and see.

    I am curious though on what exactly this would be charged as. Is it malicious mischief or trespassing (although, I guess this would depend on whether they could be there or not)? I don't think it would be destruction of property since nothing was actually damaged. And hate crime laws only apply after a person has been found guilty (at least in Miss.).
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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Solution: Remove noose from inanimate object and throw it away. Problem solved.

    Unfortunate solution: Write news article drawing attention to bigoted morons resulting in bigoted morons getting a bunch of attention. Bigoted morons win.

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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Such gross and stupid incidents of racial incitement often turn out to be false flag operations.
    Well, glad we shut the book on that case, Columbo.
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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

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    Such gross and stupid incidents of racial incitement often turn out to be false flag operations.
    Keep telling yourself that.
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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss
    Such gross and stupid incidents of racial incitement often turn out to be false flag operations.
    I bet it was a double false flag operation, instead of liberals pretending to be conservatives to look bad it was actually conservatives pretending to be liberals pretending to be conservatives so that liberals look like they doing a false flag operation.

    ITS SO OBVIOUS WAKE UP SHEEPLE!

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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
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    Such gross and stupid incidents of racial incitement often turn out to be false flag operations.
    Obviously the noose and flag were put there by black students. (Uh, there are black students at Ole Miss, right?)
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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    Why do you feel the need to preemptive come up with an excuse, especially one based on pure speculation?
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    So since the only racists are liberals, this was done by conservatives to make it look bad?
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    You mean it wasn't intended to incite racial tension?
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    Two white guys shouting out "white power" and "ni@@"....

    Did they suffer from tourette's?

    Any more context? LOL

    Or are we just to assume that the students at Ole Miss are in the habit of giving shout outs as they walk between classes?
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    Yes because there is simply no racism left in Mississippi.

    Honestly, is there no end to the ability of some to rationalize this type of stupidity?
    Quote Originally Posted by roguenuke View Post
    I see this as being either a) a legitimate act of hate against black people, b) a prank or dare of the poorest taste, or c) a fake act meant to incite racial tensions (which we actually saw several of a few years back after the Jena incident). Any of these is really possible, even with the witness report. Until more information comes out, I guess we'll have to just wait and see.

    I am curious though on what exactly this would be charged as. Is it malicious mischief or trespassing (although, I guess this would depend on whether they could be there or not)? I don't think it would be destruction of property since nothing was actually damaged. And hate crime laws only apply after a person has been found guilty (at least in Miss.).
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    Well, glad we shut the book on that case, Columbo.
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    Keep telling yourself that.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    I bet it was a double false flag operation, instead of liberals pretending to be conservatives to look bad it was actually conservatives pretending to be liberals pretending to be conservatives so that liberals look like they doing a false flag operation.

    ITS SO OBVIOUS WAKE UP SHEEPLE!
    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    Obviously the noose and flag were put there by black students. (Uh, there are black students at Ole Miss, right?)
    For those outraged by the mere suggestion of it, here's a recounting of racial hoaxes over the last few years:

    A recent history of hate-crime hoaxes | Conservative Intelligence Briefing

    There is no excuse for dismissing or ignoring this possiblity.

    I think this has become the most likely cause of such incidents. That is, at least when it is expressed in this sort of gross, raw, unmistakable form. There is plenty of racism of the "dogwhistle" sort; i.e., racism that only the especially sensitive sorts can appreciate.

    Why would members of a minority fake such things? Perhaps they are not seeing enough real racism these days so they have to make it up. "Victim" is an identity too valuable to give up easily.

    It's too bad that the police hold out little hope of catching who did it. Hoaxers tend to repeat, though, so we may yet find out if that's what's going on.

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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    For those outraged by the mere suggestion of it, here's a recounting of racial hoaxes over the last few years:

    A recent history of hate-crime hoaxes | Conservative Intelligence Briefing

    There is no excuse for dismissing or ignoring this possiblity.

    I think this has become the most likely cause of such incidents. That is, at least when it is expressed in this sort of gross, raw, unmistakable form. There is plenty of racism of the "dogwhistle" sort; i.e., racism that only the especially sensitive sorts can appreciate.

    Why would members of a minority fake such things? Perhaps they are not seeing enough real racism these days so they have to make it up. "Victim" is an identity too valuable to give up easily.

    It's too bad that the police hold out little hope of catching who did it. Hoaxers tend to repeat, though, so we may yet find out if that's what's going on.
    I'm not outraged by the suggestion of it, but you started with that excuse. With no evidence of anything at all, it has to be a false flag - there's no way this was white people. Isn't that slightly prejuidiced in itself?


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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Such gross and stupid incidents of racial incitement often turn out to be false flag operations.
    It's not against the law. Why is this even a story? Big.Freakin'.Deal.

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    Re: Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    For those outraged by the mere suggestion of it, here's a recounting of racial hoaxes over the last few years:

    A recent history of hate-crime hoaxes | Conservative Intelligence Briefing

    There is no excuse for dismissing or ignoring this possiblity.

    I think this has become the most likely cause of such incidents. That is, at least when it is expressed in this sort of gross, raw, unmistakable form. There is plenty of racism of the "dogwhistle" sort; i.e., racism that only the especially sensitive sorts can appreciate.

    Why would members of a minority fake such things? Perhaps they are not seeing enough real racism these days so they have to make it up. "Victim" is an identity too valuable to give up easily.

    It's too bad that the police hold out little hope of catching who did it. Hoaxers tend to repeat, though, so we may yet find out if that's what's going on.
    Maybe you should actually read what I posted rather than try to make an accusation of me dismissing or ignoring the possibility that this is a hoax. Not only did I not do that, I in fact pointed out that it has been the case the past few times we saw this happen within this decade. However, we need more information to know anything. It could be a hoax, but it could also be some jerkwad racists. Or, it could all be some stupid, horrible, in extremely poor taste prank or dare. We simply don't know right now.

    Now, I think it is stupid to post a reward for information on this of $25K since all that does is keep the attention there.
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