RE: Fred Reed - The Dave Barry of Racists

From: Sean Kenny (
Date: Sun Aug 05 2001 - 15:37:28 MDT

> > Because in a racist society, black people are more likely to be
> arrested,
> > convicted and executed than white people. Black people make up a
> > disproportionate number of recruits to the US armed forces, am
> I to assume
> > that they are more patriotic than the white population?
> Am I to assume that you think someone makes them enlist at gunpoint?

It's called irony mate.

> What does that have to do with blacks being convicted more? Nothing,
> clearly, outside of a lack of avenues of escape from the ghetto. Having
> been a member of the US armed forces myself, it is partly that, and
> partly that fewer whites think that risking one's life in the service is
> worth minimum wage pay and two tiered health care systems with a higher
> rate of malpractice than the general medical industry, with less legal
> recourse. I went in for the college money (the GI Bill), which they
> wound up defrauding me of once I was discharged.

Boy, you do have a chip on your shoulder.

> Whites also don't join the military in similar numbers because whites
> tend to have a higher respect for higher education than blacks and are
> better prepared for college than blacks. In the words of black comedian
> Chris Rock: "Cut the 'racism' bullshit, and get off your ass."

Well that's intellectual rigour, quoting a comedian.

I'm not going to argue with you any more Mike, because, I've spent many
years listening to your vitriol and inability to understand the concepts of
compassion or fairness, and watched many people I've admired on this list
waste countless hours on you. It's like talking to a brick wall - you never
answer questions directly, you misquote, you take out of context, you set up
straw men, you come across as rude, bullying and aggressive, you have never
once been wrong about anything (irony again!). I'm sorry if this is not how
you really are in real life and I expect you probably think you're an OK guy
yourself, but I honestly think as a lurker of longstanding (which you
doubted in your inimitable way in an earlier post, so as to cast doubt on my
opinion) this list would benefit from your absence.

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