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I really thought it was a joke, really!!!!!!!

Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 8:24 PM

I really did! I read this article and I thought, naw, that just isn't possible. So I went to youtube, boy was I wrong!

Now I know I'm just a simple minded liberal, but really, this guy gets air time on Fox News?





Ladies, I hope you have either a strong sense of humor or a strong stomach.

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The Black Panters got air time on FOX too. FOX even let them talk about how they call white people, "crackers." And then they even had the audacity to let the chairman say how he wants to make Jews "pee in their pants."


Roy, speaking of videos. I scrolled through your blogs and can't find the one on Obama and Rev. Wright. You know, the one where he talks about what a wonderful man Wright is. Did you delete it? Even if FOX news is on the side of Peterson (which they're not), it dwarfs in comparison to YOUR President saying Rev. Wright is a "wonderful man".

Did you think that was a joke too, really??!!!!

Here's a link for ya since I can't find your blog on this joke...


-- Posted by KentuckyTransplant on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 12:37 AM

KT, never did a blog about Wright, you got the wrong guy.

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 5:44 AM

KT, your comments kind of sound like cheap shots. Just saying.

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 6:14 AM

I think Keith's point was missed by Roy. I'm sure Keith will explain.

-- Posted by arsenal on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 8:45 AM

REV WRIGHT........This man seems to bother some,so please consider these things,he is in his 70's,he served in namm in the early days as a combat medic,he earned a silver star to name a few.WHEN HE LEFT THE STATES FOR NAMM LIKE ME ,THE WAS NO VOTERS RIGHTS ACT,THEY WERE LYNCHING BLACK FOLKS IN THE SOUTH,SEGREGATION WAS STILL FULL BLOWN AND A BLACK MAN IN UNIFORM COULD GET KILLED FASTER THAN ONE NOT IN ONE.UPOUN HIS RETURN FROM FIGHTING FOR THIS COUNTRY HE FINDS HE IS REDICULED ,SPAT AT,CALLED NAMES ,DENIED EMPLOYMENT AND HAS TO BEG TO BE TREATED AS A HUMAN BEING.FOR those of you that that didnt happen to to chastise those that it did happen to is disengenous.It would seem it is easier to ignore that and say that is the way it is, than it is to understand why this man is bitter and see's AMERICA A DIFFERENT WAY THAN YOU DO.The protest was bad enough but to be black and deal with the protest the civil rights movement and the feeling of not belonging anywhere.The feeling that AMERICA LIED TO YOU.You have no idea...IN SPITE OF ALL THAT, HE MADE IT YOU MAY NOT LIKE IT BUT HE MADE IT TO GO ON AND DO GOOD IN HIS COMMUNITY.


-- Posted by lamont on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 8:55 AM

Lamont, yourself and Rev. Wright can be as mad and upset as you want to be, that's yalls right. I'd probably be fighting mad too if that stuff happened to me. I don't think anyone ever had a problem with Wright and his hate, the problem most had with him is his bias. He condemns whites but demands respect from them. He talks about how he was hated because of his skin color but, doesn't like whites that don't think like him. Even though I had nothing to do with what happened to him 40 years ago, he wouldn't like me because I don't think like him and I'm white. Not to mention the hatred that he was/is spreading at his church. By all means, Wright can be as mad at America and as hateful as he wants. But when you have a future President of the United States attending his hate filled sermons for 20 years, that tends to draw some criticism

My comment to Roy wasn't directly about Rev. Wright and it wasn't a cheap shot either. Roy couldn't believe that FOX news would give some wack job airtime. I just used Wright as example that they listen to all sides. Regardless if they agree with them or not.

-- Posted by KentuckyTransplant on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 10:24 AM

KT.....POINT TAKEN.....I dont think at this point he should put everyone and everything in the same basket......I cant and wont ...but that is me....HIS rehetoric becuase you are white is the same rehetoric I get because I am black.NOTHING MORE NOTHING LESS....WRONG IS WRONG.sOME TIMES I think people feel that what is being said can be exscused by who saying it I dont buy that.REV WRIGHT is a BIGOT.aND AS A MAN OF GOD SOMEWHERE ALONG THE LINE HE HASNT GOTTEN THE MESSAGE.But do not condemn his parishoners for a sermon that was not played in it's entirety to the public.THAT KINDA SERMON TAKES PLACE AMONG OTHERS IN EVERY CHURCH ACROSS THIS NATION AT SOME POINT IN TIME.AND CONSIDER THIS how many of those kind of sermons are preached in both black and white churches that you and I might consider decisive and hatefull.....his just happened to be the one the president attended........it's not like that kind of sermon was on the agenda every sunday anymore than it is in any church.....I think you get my point.

-- Posted by lamont on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 11:03 AM

I FORGOT.......I AM not at all sure that FOX news just like any other organization doesnt play up the negative to assure there ratings.They did not bring up what that church does in the community they gastigated it to make political hay..........and they all do it.

LET us remember that hate sermons are still common place in some places.....it just about who 's becomes public........and who's church it is.

-- Posted by lamont on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 11:11 AM

I agree with you, sir. I better get back on topic before Roy gets mad at me :)

Whether it be FOX news or MSNBC, they all play a ratings game. They all try and get viewers. People can complain about FOX all they want but actually FOX has more opposition on their shows than any other news station. It only makes sense to do it that way. If you only interviewed people that believe like you, how boring would that interview be?

-- Posted by KentuckyTransplant on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 12:01 PM

Check out CNN They're starting to change their views. Anderson Cooper blasted the Democrats the other day and Wolf was on Obama's butt yesterday about the Gay Marriage thing.

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 12:27 PM

KT, my problem is you saying I did a blog about Wright, which I never did. I don't know where you got the idea I ever did. I have only ever deleted one blog completely because I felt I did it in such a way that it offended even me after I looked at it. I have edited a blog to show I could, but I also kept the original intact and posted. I took one out of circulation (Travon), but put it back when emotions had cooled.

Mike, Bucky brought up the 2 country thing. I agreed it would be a good idea. My same questions are still there though. National Defense? Who pays what? How do the states chose which country to belong to? Freedom of travel between the 2 countries. Import duties?

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 12:45 PM

No, no, no, Roy. As one of my friends said to me the other day, there should be a font for sarcasm. I was being sarcastic about you deleting a blog about Wright. Meaning that if you did a blog because you're amazed about FOX giving this guy airtime, then surely you would have done one about FOX giving Wright and the Black Panthers airtime.

It's funny how when we agree with something, it just doesn't amaze us as much.

It's not my fight and I shouldn't be saying anything but aren't you one of the first ones to say these blogs shouldn't be for name calling and stirring the pot? I scrolled back through and I don't see where anyone said a harsh word to you. But you still refer to Buckshot as Bucky. We all know why you do that and it's not because it's a term of endearment. It's to get under the guys skin and make him sound like a little kid. I'm not trying to take up for the man. I'm sure he is more than capable of doing that on his own. It's no big deal to me and I'm not bothered by it what so ever. I just wanted to make sure I jotted it down for the next time you talk about someone being rude.

-- Posted by KentuckyTransplant on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 1:02 PM

KT I think we are all rude at one time or another. Discussing politics can bring out the worse in all of us. Also discussing Religion will do it.

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 1:18 PM

I agree. I'm rude a lot. But at the same time, I expect it back and don't get mad when it happens. When I was growing up, teasing my brothers just wasn't teasing unless one of them cried LOL. We never went crying to mom though, cause we knew we had just earlier done the exact same thing.

-- Posted by KentuckyTransplant on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 1:23 PM

I've been blogging on this site for around 3 years now and If I easily get my feelings hurt I would of left a long time ago.

You either like me or dislike me, it's not a problem with me.

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 2:17 PM

KT, I didn't start Bucky till I was always referred to as Pratt, not Roy or Mr. Pratt as he used to use. Simple enough. It's my own form of sarcasm. Buckshot has been more than rude enough to me to earn some sarcasm.

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Thu, May 10, 2012, at 4:49 PM

I WILL SAY IT AGAIN.......YOU NEED TO LISTEN TO THE WHOLE SENTENCE AND NOT JUST WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR........YOUR PASTOR NOR YOU GOT HIT WITH THE DOUBLE WHAMMY.Simply put....our country lied and decieved us as we lived and died for it.As vets we found piece with each other black and white it didnt solve the wound of the lie.WHY IS THAT HARD TO UNDERSTAND.DOES THAT MAKE WHAT HE SAID AND HOW RIGHT, PROBALLY NOT.Did he have a right to say it, in my opinion from his perspective yes.I dont think any of you out there will ever understand the hurt of the 60-70's felt by black service members.It was not a good time for the country and especially for us.WE GOT SPAT ON BECAUSE WE WERE SOLDIERS AND BECAUSE WE WERE BLACK YOU GOT SPAT ON BECAAUSE YOU WERE A SOLDIER.......DOUBLE WHAMMY.!!!!!!!!!!! HELLO..........I know get over it right.......YOU WONT LET US YOUR STILL DOING THE SAME THINGS TO US.....LISTEN TO THE BLOG

-- Posted by lamont on Fri, May 11, 2012, at 11:07 AM

ZOOK....... I am not talking about and neither is REV Wright the confines of a military installation or the basic comradeship of soldiers.I am talking about when you step off base.

LETS take carolina..... did it ever dawn on you that the black DI you spoke of probally had to live farther from base than his white counterpart,because of the segregation in carolina.That made him more prone to have a longer commute. NO big thing right....or is it.???Because of that commute he might have to get up earlier,travel longer,leading to possible AWOL because of any number of things beyound his control.....but I bet nobody thought about it or considered it.That is a simple thing and very very basic.I got here and had people not rent to me......until granma LYMAN.I wore the same uniform you did ,Did what I just described ever cross your mind?? I am not putting you down for it but I dont think people really understand what that smacks in the face of and how deep it cuts.

I am listening to the same garbage I heard then now, here on these blogs.sOME TERMINOLOGY HAS CHANGED BUT IT;S THE SAME STUFF.IT just happened to me on one of the other blogs.UN provoked IT'S OK BECAUSE IT'S ENCOURAGED BY NOT SAYING ANYTHING AND BY CHEER THEM ON.some here like you and I have strong opinions and dont have to be snide some know no other way than to be a fool for the show.

-- Posted by lamont on Fri, May 11, 2012, at 8:47 PM

Zook I can see why the dog gets excited when Donna walks in the door. You got yourself a very nice wife and you should spend more time with her and less on these blogs. She has raised herself a beautiful lovely daughter named Pam. I love Pam she is an amazing young woman and you all should be very proud of her...

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Sat, May 12, 2012, at 9:45 AM

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