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Study Finds Use of Gang Signs by Middle Class Whites on the Rise
The Daily Rash ^ | unknown | Mark Donahue

Posted on 09/25/2012 7:14:38 PM PDT by HollyW

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY – A recent study by the Department of Sociology at Princeton found that up to 98% of middle class white adults flash or “throw” gang signs when they are being photographed. The three year study also reveals that 99.9% of those throwing the gang signs have never been in a gang, haven’t the slightest idea what the sign they are throwing means and do not listen to rap music.

“It is a perplexing phenomenon for sure,” Professor Allen Clydesdale told the Daily Rash. “It was quite surprising to meet a thirty-year-old physical therapist from Beardstown, Missouri, who subscribes to Readers Digest and leads a quilting group at the local library admit she practices throwing gang signs in front of a mirror at home.”

“Sure I throw a gang sign every now and then. It’s a way for me to let the world know that I’m not a typical suburban thirty-something who doesn’t have a clue. I have a clue! Gang signs are just one of the ways I telegraph that to others. I also have a unicorn tattoo on my shoulder,” Gladys Sullivan told The Daily Rash on her lunch break at Mount Monocle Hospital in Beardstown.

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TOPICS: Humor; Society
KEYWORDS: culturaltrends; culturewar; gangsigns; humor; middleclass; photography; photoops; princeton; satire; whiggers; whitepeople
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1 posted on 09/25/2012 7:14:45 PM PDT by HollyW
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To: HollyW

“I have a clue! ... I also have a unicorn tattoo on my shoulder,”

Something is not quite right with this woman...


2 posted on 09/25/2012 7:20:27 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: HollyW

LOL! This starts in the schools. The only way to keep from getting killed is to join’em. You sure as hell can’t beat’em!


3 posted on 09/25/2012 7:20:36 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: HollyW

People everywhere do this I don’t understand it.


4 posted on 09/25/2012 7:20:44 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: HollyW

“Stackin’” by clueless white people is no joke. They are unwittingly paying homage to one of the most destructive forces in American society.

Fricking idiots.


5 posted on 09/25/2012 7:21:23 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: HollyW

God help us!


6 posted on 09/25/2012 7:21:40 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: HollyW

I am Darth Vader from Planet Vulcan.

7 posted on 09/25/2012 7:24:44 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: HollyW

I am hoping this is satire. I would never “throw” a gang sign. It’s a damn quick way to die.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 7:25:01 PM PDT by LauraJean (sometimes I win sometimes I donate to the equine benevolent society)
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To: HollyW

Whiggers.


9 posted on 09/25/2012 7:25:14 PM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a Model 1911.)
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To: HollyW

Whatever. How much did this ‘study’ cost the taxpayers? Did they include making ‘rabbit ears’ behind an unsuspecting school mate during a photo shoot for the annual?


10 posted on 09/25/2012 7:25:16 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: HollyW

It’s all the rage - a fad, I guess.

The thing that concerns me is that a lot of these signs and gestures are satanic, and even if people are ignorant of their meaning there may be spiritual implications or even consequences.

Sometimes I think that if someone throws me one of those odd little hand gestures I might reply with an ancient Aaronic blessing - not that many people know what that looks like.

All it means, essentially, is that I don’t associate with gangs; I’m with G*D.

Some one ought to come up with some of these “signs” for showing affiliation with Christianity, Conservatism, being a Veteran and such.

Of course flashing the wrong “sign” in the wrong place could probably get one killed these days. It would take courage to sign “I’m with Jesus” in the middle of Lucifer’s turf.


11 posted on 09/25/2012 7:25:36 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: HollyW

This must be an Onion type publication.


12 posted on 09/25/2012 7:25:51 PM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: HollyW

13 posted on 09/25/2012 7:25:51 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: HollyW

Even better, the ones flashing gang signs, making duck faces, AND taking a picture of themselves via the mirror!


14 posted on 09/25/2012 7:26:48 PM PDT by pnz1
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To: HollyW

“A recent study by the Department of Sociology at Princeton”

I saw this and stopped reading. Just another “Angry Studies” survey.


15 posted on 09/25/2012 7:27:25 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: BwanaNdege

This is SATIRE. Go read some of the other articles, they are very funny !


16 posted on 09/25/2012 7:27:47 PM PDT by Bainbridge
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To: BwanaNdege

This is SATIRE. Go read some of the other articles, they are very funny !


17 posted on 09/25/2012 7:27:51 PM PDT by Bainbridge
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To: HollyW

“The Daily Rash” is satire - similar to “The Onion”. See their about page.


18 posted on 09/25/2012 7:27:54 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: HollyW

Barbarians.

Barbarians invading America from out of our inner cities and barbarians streaming across our southern border.

How can America survive?


19 posted on 09/25/2012 7:29:21 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Molon Labbie

Stackin’” by clueless white people is no joke. They are unwittingly paying homage to one of the most destructive forces in American society.

Fricking idiots.

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Most see a “fad”.

Clueless. Yes.

Fricking idiots? You are being kind.


20 posted on 09/25/2012 7:30:15 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: KC_Lion

Yep, the Vulcan finger split is my favorite gang sign to throw, that and making a heart.


21 posted on 09/25/2012 7:30:30 PM PDT by Valpal1
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To: HollyW

I’m not a typical suburban thirty-something
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What exactly is wrong with being a typical suburban thirty-something? What is missing that she needs to fit in with the youth? Why does Madonna think the world wants to see a 50-something year old woman strip, if Obama wins?

Where are the youth to get any type of role models when everyone wants to run around acting 15.I just don’t get it.

The gang signs, well, that’s what’s cool and tough— look at the videos, listen to thumping music going down the road. It’s everywhere, on the TV, in the magazines, you name it. It is romanticized. Heck, those white 13yr old punk kids that killed their great-grandmother, they looked like gangsta wannabes.

I had the same growing up. My mom couldn’t STAND some of the music and foolishness that I copied. Thing is, somehow there seemed to be more humanity behind it. The stuff that I’ve observed nowadays seems cold and empty. Maybe I’ve not seen enough of it to know.


22 posted on 09/25/2012 7:31:38 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: HollyW

17 Dollars


23 posted on 09/25/2012 7:34:24 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: HollyW

How could anyone read past the first sentence and not realize that this is satire?


24 posted on 09/25/2012 7:34:56 PM PDT by jjsheridan5
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To: HollyW
98% of middle class white adults flash or “throw” gang signs when they are being photographed.

rofl

obvious satire.

like my blog

25 posted on 09/25/2012 7:36:39 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Andrei Bulba

I don’t know that ive ever seen anyone i know do this,,,ever. 98% sounds awfully high to me.


26 posted on 09/25/2012 7:39:26 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: LauraJean

This isn’t satire , It’s pure unadulterated BS.

90% of white people do not throw gang signs.

Horse Hockey.


27 posted on 09/25/2012 7:40:45 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: DesertRhino

That’s because it is. The Daily Rash is a satire web site similar to The Onion.


28 posted on 09/25/2012 7:41:29 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: HollyW

Dumbass Wiggers!


29 posted on 09/25/2012 7:44:58 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: BwanaNdege

Whata Maroon!


30 posted on 09/25/2012 7:46:30 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Bainbridge

“This is SATIRE.”

After Sandra Fluke, it is really hard to tell these days!

Thanks!


31 posted on 09/25/2012 7:48:17 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: HollyW

I second that the rest of the site has other hillarious stories like, “For $25 Obama Campaign Lets Donors Pick up the President and Hold Him” and “Mayor Bloomberg’s Impassioned Crusade for Mandatory Breastfeeding”.


32 posted on 09/25/2012 7:49:08 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: HollyW

(A recent study by the Department of Sociology at Princeton)...

...paid for by the taxpayers.


33 posted on 09/25/2012 7:57:39 PM PDT by winner3000
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To: HollyW
I hear gang signs by half whites are on the rise, too...

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34 posted on 09/25/2012 8:05:08 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: HollyW

OK, satire. But don’t drive like a libtard idiot
with cOexIst, freetibet, and local public radio
call letter bumper stickers and I won’t have to
flash the one gang sign I know.


35 posted on 09/25/2012 8:07:53 PM PDT by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: HollyW
...and the Amish!

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36 posted on 09/25/2012 8:08:13 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: HollyW
along with the rise in the use of the words "... and shit" to make everything sound more "gansta". Example: I was playing with my bubbles and shit."
37 posted on 09/25/2012 8:11:08 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: HollyW

What up ... dawg!


38 posted on 09/25/2012 8:11:50 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: winner3000

Not necessarily: there aren’t that many government grants for sociology, and Princeton’s endowment is so large they can pay $23K stipends to graduate students for five years in exchange for three semesters of teaching and offer them subsidized housing and health insurance throughout. There’s a good chance this was simply the research done for a Princeton Ph.D. dissertation in sociology and cost the tax-payers not a dime.


39 posted on 09/25/2012 8:12:00 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: HollyW
I was holding a salt shaker between two fingers once and accidentally flashed the gang sign to the Van Buren gang-boys by holding up both hands with the other 8 fingers displayed.....

Thanks, Seinfeld.....

40 posted on 09/25/2012 8:33:20 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: HollyW
There was gang where I grew up in rural Iowa. And it included older guys also.
You could tell them by the green hats they wore, that had a yellow deer jumping.
Some guy named “John Deere” was also on the hats. I guess this “John Deere” must have been a famous gang leader. He sure had a large following.
41 posted on 09/25/2012 8:39:50 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: HollyW

Around 1970 the media started pushing blacks as the cultural ideal, it was strange to watch, as people in authority started talking to each other in jive, about “how did it go down” “word on the streets”, whites started high fiving each other and teaching it to their little children.


42 posted on 09/25/2012 9:04:56 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: LauraJean

White chicks and gang signs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKTDRqQtPO8
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43 posted on 09/25/2012 9:24:09 PM PDT by Melpomene (Proud member of the Who Dat nation.)
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To: Inyo-Mono

I thought only my adult kids immature. I guess a lot of that generation is. Could that explain their love of obama?


44 posted on 09/25/2012 9:49:59 PM PDT by Terry Mross (The Clintons seem to be very afraid of obama. Do they owe him their souls?)
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To: Molon Labbie

We live in a follow the leader group-think society. The social leaders happen to be communists and their heros - illiterate thugs.


45 posted on 09/25/2012 10:01:22 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Terry Mross

I call ‘em wiggers.


46 posted on 09/25/2012 10:02:17 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Molon Labbie

They’re paying homage to it in a way, but that is way outweighed by how they trivialuze them. Real gangstas look rather serious flashing signs. Middle-aged white suburban ladies doing it can only take away from that.


47 posted on 09/25/2012 10:41:20 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: SaraJohnson
I call ‘em wiggers.

When I learned that word from a Brit friend a few years ago, and used it in FR, I got a three day suspension.

Lucky for you FR has "evolved."

48 posted on 09/25/2012 11:01:59 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: HollyW

Word to yuh muthuh!


49 posted on 09/26/2012 1:17:51 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: mylife

Mossy Oak is be my gang colors an’ shit, yo.


50 posted on 09/26/2012 3:38:18 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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