Here are all the innocuous things that suddenly became racist in 2017Dr. Seuss, Justin Trudeau and the time-honoured practice of shooting Nazis in video games...
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Ohffs, I've been wearing hoop earrings for as long as I can remember, they use to be known for...the bigger the hoop the bigger the hoe

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symplycurious 8 months ago

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I was always told they were foot rests.

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Gun 8 months ago

In response to “I was always told they were foot rests.

more like toe holders(hehe)


symplycurious 8 months ago

If these reports are true, someone has lost their marbles. The one that really shocked me was the new Star Trek series Discovery with the lead actress Sonequa Martin-Green being black and somehow that is racist? I think she's perfectly cast in the role and her colour has nothing to do with it.

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OzSurfer 8 months ago

I like the advertisement next to the responses to this post.
Hi, I don't care, Thanks.
I live my life, wear what I want, read Dr. Suess and just watch the left spin themselves into a dither. It's very entertaining.

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ozzyboy 8 months ago

Is ethnicity really so fragile?
I think those that are so sensitive, finding all these silly things to label as racist - are themselves racist. I mean, who gets to say that hoop earrings are for Latinos only? No one, that's who!

Too bad, cuz thee's enough actual racism out there. Fixating on faux racism diminishes the real thing.

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Budwick 8 months ago

If wearing hoop earrings is an example of cultural appropriation, certain races must stop dying their hair blonde and wearing blue contact lenses.

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Gun 8 months ago

People seem to need something to be offended about these days...always happy to oblige. (biggrin)

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Bozette 8 months ago

As I have maintained for quite some time now, the world is well and truly ****.

Now that is not saying you can't live a good life, for me, I have simply arrived at this mindset.

I tend to isolate myself further and further from the masses of humanity and gather those with whom I consider at least partially rational around me.

'Partially Rational' is of course a very highly subjective term for me to be using in this particular context. But there you go.

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AliceD 8 months ago

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That's the 'Can Do' spirit!

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Budwick 8 months ago