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Paula Deen fans vent outrage at Food Network for dumping celebrity cook over past racial slurs
Washington Post ^ | 06/23/2013

Posted on 06/23/2013 1:43:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

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To: LongWayHome
In a million years I would have never subjected my best friend to the treatment you dished out. Ever hear of a warning ? The left just sits back & laughs, really, why do they need to do any of the dirty work since most so-called conservatives are well-trained to do it for them.

I didn't feel the need to summarize the long version of the story. I'm glad that you and the several others who have commented feel so inclined to pass judgement on the limited information that I offered in order to demonstrate a point. Look down your nose all you wish, and stand in judgment as your have appointed yourself the authority to do so. I sleep with a clean conscience and have a lifelong friend who not only understands, but apologizes for the occurrence. I don't need your approval.

101 posted on 06/23/2013 3:53:56 PM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: Hot Tabasco

And since you asked, I ditched fair number of both friends and family that were libs some time back. My life improved immensely, I don’t miss any of them.


102 posted on 06/23/2013 3:54:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: RobertClark

And if all humanity agreed with you... wouldn’t what God wants trump all? God says you don’t forgive your enemy... let alone your friend... He won’t forgive you. Grace must be shared to be had. It’s the original copyleft.

“Sleep well.” But wake up before you die.


103 posted on 06/23/2013 3:56:25 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: RobertClark

You left out where I said that it’s your company & your rules, but whatever. Don’t know why you would be surprised at our reaction out here. Seems most people find your behavior unbecoming....to say the last.


104 posted on 06/23/2013 4:00:05 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: mountainlion
I was on a shuttle bus at the airport in Boston during the winter and heard a black female say the N-word multiple times over a cellphone. She was talking about her hood and turf. It was sickening. It is the new America.
105 posted on 06/23/2013 4:14:31 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: MamaB
 
 
Yeah, around here we call it 'Homo-Gay' TV.
 
 

106 posted on 06/23/2013 4:18:37 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

It’s weird. They will demean themselves with that word in a heartbeat but don’t you, whitey, dare to call even the most down and dirty Negro, who is a disgrace to the human race let alone the Negro race, a n-gger.

They have to get out of that wallow pit if they want any self respect. The hand up as always is God, but in their churches they often preach a demonic God (like the Rev. Wright did), not Jehovah.


107 posted on 06/23/2013 4:21:32 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: South40

Yep, she deserves it. And her brother sounds like a real pig.


108 posted on 06/23/2013 4:33:11 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: lonestar

I’ve heard they were called “nigger toes”?


109 posted on 06/23/2013 4:41:42 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: Hot Tabasco

Still waiting for a reply. What is your complaint about my statement “No pity for Libs or people who support them. “

Where is the hate you accused me of? Or were you just hazzing your usual tantrum to try and derail the issues with a hit and run post?


110 posted on 06/23/2013 4:49:29 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: SeekAndFind

Paula needs to shut up and quit apologizing. It isn’t going to do any good. She gave a dignified answer in court. Let it all die down and move on. The grovelling for forgiveness neve works on the perpetually outraged.


111 posted on 06/23/2013 4:53:06 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: RobertClark
I, two years ago, had to fire my best friend (of over 30 years) for making the same racist remark while in my employ.

So you felt it necessary to fire somebody who has been your friend for 30 years, in order to not upset people who care nothing about you.

112 posted on 06/23/2013 4:59:50 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

She could go on one of the country music channels or are they also owned by pc, liberal northerners?


113 posted on 06/23/2013 5:08:28 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: cradle of freedom

Country Music is pretty well owned by libs now. Most of the big names are regularly quoted by lib press supporting lib causes. Traditional Country artists are all but extinct.

Hell, look at NASCAR...it went PC too. The last thing CM needs is another lib polluting it. Then again, she’d fit right in.


114 posted on 06/23/2013 5:11:59 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart
Still waiting for a reply.

You're not gonna get one Norm, you're being ignored. You've successfully been put in your place on the other Paula Deen threads so there's not much more I can add............Now go hang out with your mirror.


115 posted on 06/23/2013 5:13:41 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: PapaBear3625
So you felt it necessary to fire somebody who has been your friend for 30 years, in order to not upset people who care nothing about you.

The true measure of a man and his character is how he treats people who can do nothing for him.

116 posted on 06/23/2013 5:15:15 PM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Yea I see your full of it. No one ‘put me in my place.’ They ignored and ducked legit questions and issues and made it personal though. But I’m used to that.

Used to dealing with people reinventing reality too. But since you cant reply like an adult, i think people can see that and judge for themselves ;)


117 posted on 06/23/2013 5:22:43 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: matt04

So it is okay for rappers to use the N word because they are black, well what about the record company owners who are NOT black and put out all sorts of garbage that is incendiary, insulting to blacks and women and white people and encourages every dangerous anti-social behavior.

If a conservative described blacks in the same way that uber-rich white liberal record company owners describe blacks there would be a volcano of protests from the liberal media. But the way that blacks are portrayed in the music and videos portrays them as ignorant, anti-social, violent, women abusing thugs. Now imagine if someone actually expressed those actions displayed on the videos as they really are—ignorant, anti-social, violent, and women abusing thug behavior? The liberal music industry creates the *street cred* image of blacks which is a caricature of the lowest kind of blacks and this caricature becomes the role model for many black and white youths.


118 posted on 06/23/2013 5:23:04 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder how many welfare queens watch food network.


119 posted on 06/23/2013 5:23:07 PM PDT by Joe Bfstplk
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To: Wellington VII
There is not all that much to explore as the Food Network seems rather confident that most American companies do not want their product associated with a woman who thinks that slave themed wedding are a jolly good ole time.

They don't know what advertisers will do until they do it. Given that it was a number of years ago, I think that there is a lot less concern about this than people think there is.

The people who will make the most noise about this are primarily race-baiters who blame everything on all things race. The Paula Deen name carries a lot of weight with consumers - ESPECIALLY Southern consumers - and consumers are what the advertisers are after, anyway.

120 posted on 06/23/2013 5:41:46 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Food Network is going to be in a world of hurt if I ever catch anyone using the word ‘cracker’ on a show.


121 posted on 06/23/2013 5:42:54 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: MamaB

I gave up HGTV some time ago. I got tired of their pushing the homo agenda.

Same here. They really push the homos.

Yes the house hunting shows are as you have heard. My granddaughter living in Finland was having a terrible time finding housing so she checked into that. You have to do the leg work, make the decision, then they fabricate the show around that.

It fits the rest of tv- phoney garbage.


122 posted on 06/23/2013 5:47:45 PM PDT by handmade
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To: ladyjane

You did not understand my comment.


123 posted on 06/23/2013 5:47:51 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m gonna go out on a limb and say the indignant northerner shrill on this thread is not yet peaked


124 posted on 06/23/2013 5:48:02 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: S.O.S121.500

That was my point, I hope you understood that.


125 posted on 06/23/2013 5:48:50 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: PeteB570

I bet he lives in mostly whitelandia and some indigs

Alaska

The n word being such an issue

White self righteousness.....insufferable


126 posted on 06/23/2013 5:55:30 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: wardaddy

Disgusting to see that the political correctness and the active seeking to be offended are as alive on the “right” as on the left. The left only uses it as a weapon to wield when they choose-they never brought down Robert Byrd for being a leader in the KKK, because his career was to serve the agenda. So it’s plain that they aren’t uniformly “offended”, only when they choose to be.

For myself, as long as blacks can call me cracker or honkey all the day long, I can call them ni**er.


127 posted on 06/23/2013 6:09:26 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: radiohead

Well said!


128 posted on 06/23/2013 6:13:01 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: handmade

Just realized something. Some people were moving here and their house hunt was on HGTV. Guess it was as fake as the others. I must have led a very unusual life since I do not know a single homo. Guess growing up in a very small town where people knew everyone’s business did that. They are not gay at all so I do not call them that.


129 posted on 06/23/2013 6:21:41 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Let’s not be worried about the illegitimacy rate in the African American community. Let’s not worry about the number of fathers who do not provide financial support for their children. Crime rate? Drop out rate? Nah. Let’s worry about a word utter fifty years ago by someone who is being mugged. This, in a nutshell, is the problem with race relations in America in 2013.


130 posted on 06/23/2013 6:35:41 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: fhayek
And, by the way, where are the repercussions against Jesse Jackson for using the “Hymie” word? Or Hillary Clinton for the slur she used against Dick Morris?
131 posted on 06/23/2013 6:40:32 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: SeekAndFind
Who remembers this Sly & the Family Stone song??? Don't call me ni**ger, Whitey?
132 posted on 06/23/2013 6:41:54 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Remember, this is an administration which will not profile terrorists, but profile patriots? /Newt)
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To: mountainlion

How about the guy with KILL WHITEY tattooed all over him?


133 posted on 06/23/2013 6:46:47 PM PDT by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: dfwgator

Where is Obama supporting her? Where are her Black friends now? Where is Jimmy Carter? They tossed her under the bus! I hope she learns a lesson here. I hope we all learn a lession. PC is anti-American/ Anti-Free Speech.


134 posted on 06/23/2013 6:47:14 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: rjones42

No more Food Network for me.


135 posted on 06/23/2013 6:48:51 PM PDT by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: kcvl

Exactly! Ever seen one if their “Giada”shows? Her cleavage is always on major display. You can’t tell me that they don’t dress get and use that to their advantage.

Not to even mention the sexual overtones in those segments...it’s like her show should be called “Foreplay with Food”or something


136 posted on 06/23/2013 9:52:51 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: Abbeville Conservative

The”lawsuit says”

Bingo. Allegations. Anyone can allege anything. They only fired her over what she admitted to.


137 posted on 06/23/2013 9:54:51 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: ZULU

I made myself a fake FB page losing as a black woman. I love it. I can say so much more without getting reported and banned.

I’m serious. I get away with MUCH more than i can ever could as a white girl.


138 posted on 06/23/2013 10:00:14 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: DrewsMum

posing! (or you really do mean losing?)


139 posted on 06/23/2013 10:01:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Omg, I freaking hate Autocorrect.


140 posted on 06/23/2013 10:07:03 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: mrsmel

I’ve used the word myself when they desired fightin

I rarely felt black anger back when we discriminated against them

The new ones who have no such beef have been raised on hate whitey (except his women) mothers milk

Not all mind you ...sorta like the peaceful Muslim argument


141 posted on 06/23/2013 11:54:53 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: DustyMoment

” The Paula Deen name carries a lot of weight with consumers - ESPECIALLY Southern consumers - and consumers are what the advertisers are after, anyway”

Now that you explain it like that, there are certain to be other networks with eager advertisers who will be happy to produce and advertise on a new Paula Deen cooking show.


142 posted on 06/24/2013 4:39:47 AM PDT by Wellington VII
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To: Abbeville Conservative

The questions is... Is she an absentee business owner?


143 posted on 06/24/2013 8:59:23 AM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: MamaB

I have worked with a few lesbians, but, and this is a big but in my world- they were discreet, and like most people I know, their private life was private. One exception— when an old high school class mate saw me, big grin on her face and she homed in. I acted as though I did not notice, spoke to her briefly, and she moved on.


144 posted on 06/24/2013 12:36:23 PM PDT by handmade
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I really like Pioneer Woman - what a great life she has!

That said, try finding Paula Deen’s magazine on newsstands. I wanted to take a stance against pc but all the copies of her magazine are GONE.


145 posted on 06/24/2013 3:49:41 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, for me it’s anything to get her off the TV. I can’t stand to listen to her.


146 posted on 06/24/2013 3:54:06 PM PDT by Fledermaus (The Republican Party is dead. Let's not pretend otherwise.)
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