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Thread: Is Thug the new N-word

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    Is Thug the new N-word

    Obama and the mayor of Baltimore called the looters and rock throwers thugs..some people took offense I am black and I did not take offense at all...all color thugs steal and destroy property
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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    I voted no, but I am pretty sure when the PC cycle is done saying thug will be like saying the n-word. Blacks will be free to use say either whenever and however, but everyone else is a racist for even thinking about either one.
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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    A thug is a thug. His skin color is irrelevant.

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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    According to some here it is. I've used the term here and was promptly accused of being a racist as a result. So my vote is "Yes", but with the caveat that it's being grossly misused when it is.
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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    It depends on who's using it and what for.

    An example of it being used as a subtle slur was during the Richard Sherman debacle before the Superbowl.
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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    Thugs, savages, barbarians, come in all colors shapes and sizes.


    the far left, likes to suggest use of such words are racist, says more about them, than anyone else.
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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    Thugs, savages, barbarians, come in all colors shapes and sizes.


    the far left, likes to suggest use of such words are racist, says more about them, than anyone else.




    Well.....we have seen this before even over as little a business negotiations. Someone has to be the thug. KnowWhatImean.


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    Re: Is Thug the new N-word

    I think it could depend on the context of how you are using it and the emphasis you put on the word, but in a general sense no. I think conservatives in general use the word "thug" to disparage any group of people they don't like, not necessarily blacks. In the case of Obama and the mayor, they were just using a proper definition of what these guys were when they were slashing fire hoses and raiding gas stations.
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