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Friday, November 02, 2007

Imus is back!? Imus is Anti-American

Don Imus' racism over the years, referring to Gwen Iffil as (looking like) the 'cleaning woman' and referring to the Rutgers' winning basketball team as (looking like) "nappy headed ho's," is not just racist -- it is un-American. This man is unable to look at black women of great achievement as playing anything but the roles of maids or hos (whores).

Black women, besides being about 5% of our nation's population, have overcome and are overcoming so much just surviving in the USA.

Imus is entitled to his opinions, and probably all of us struggle with racism and prejudice, but he has displayed a pattern of warping and hatred of an important part of our country. We just don't need this guy having access to our public airwaves, making fun while hurting noble people doing so much for our country.

The Rutgers University Women's Basketball Team are champions, winners, and they are scholars. Rutgers is one of our nation's oldest, most venerable universities. Imus' denigration of this team of achievers, insults us all as Americans.

This man is blind to our country's greatness; putting him on the air and paying him well to spew his hateful ignorance is an insult to our nation.

The Real Mukasey Issue - will he enforce the law?

a friend writes:

The Nub is Immunity and Prosecution.

Obviously, the Bush regime is torturing, waterboarding, renditioning/disappearing people. The rhetorical and semantic flourishes the regime are displaying is the proof we need that they know they've broken the law, and they want to get away with it. Don Rumsfeld ran out of France to dodge war crimes prosecution - for torture. They are doing lots of other illegal stuff, too, that we don't know about, most likely.

Bush and Cheney need another compliant AG who will not cramp their style, investigate, and prosecute them -- or resign in a flamboyantly political way that might draw the attention of Congress or even impeachment.

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