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Geraldo Demands To O’Reilly: No More Saying ‘Illegal Alien,’ Because It’s Like Saying ‘Negro’
MediaIte ^ | 04/09/2013 | by Andrew Kirell

Posted on 04/09/2013 6:46:06 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

On his radio show last week, Geraldo Rivera applauded the Associated Press’ decision to drop the term “illegal immigrant” from its official style guidelines and then decreed that no one should use the phrase any longer, seeing as how he believes it is akin to saying “negro” to describe a black person.

“You can never use the expression ‘illegal alien’ again,” the radio host said to his colleague Bill O’Reilly. “It is a pejorative. It’s like saying ‘negro’ or ‘homosexual.’ It is a loaded term that doesn’t accurately describe.”

“Why don’t you just give me a list of things I can say?” O’Reilly pushed back.

“Illegal aliens” and “Bible thumping” are two things you cannot say, Rivera quipped in reference to his Fox’s colleague’s controversial remarks about the religious opponents of gay marriage.

“I’m not giving into this stuff. You’re crazy,” O’Reilly replied. “If somebody’s in here and breaks our immigration laws, they’re an illegal alien.”

“They’re not an illegal alien,” the host concluded. “They’re an undocumented immigrant, give them some slack.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: alien; amnesty; blackkk; florida; foxnews; georgezimmerman; geraldo; illegal; illegals; language; newjersey; newspeak; racebaiting; trayvonmartin; whorealdo
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And this man wants to be Senator...

1 posted on 04/09/2013 6:46:06 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Jerry Rivers can kiss my gleamin Caucasian ass. The nazis did this same language manipulation to get the German people to be more accepting as well.


2 posted on 04/09/2013 6:47:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Time to push back......in the most politically insensitive way possible.
3 posted on 04/09/2013 6:48:09 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Geraldo is a liberal idiot blown up to be much more than he really is - even by the fox crew. I can’t stand to watch him. Makes my skin crawl.


4 posted on 04/09/2013 6:48:56 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: SeekAndFind

If stupidity could bloom, GeraldoRat would be beautifullll rose.


5 posted on 04/09/2013 6:49:45 AM PDT by Leo Carpathian (FReeeeepeesssssed)
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To: SeekAndFind

Who is he ...the PC police? Good grief! Sorry, if the truth reminds them that they broke the law, well not really sorry. These people need to stop acting like a bunch of cry babies.


6 posted on 04/09/2013 6:49:48 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: SeekAndFind

For once I agree completely.

Illegal aliens should never be used again. A shotgun with a 10” barrel is illegal. The person holding it (ie the one actually breaking the law) is a criminal.

Therefore,

I believe ‘criminal alien’ is the correct term and should be used!


7 posted on 04/09/2013 6:50:44 AM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: SeekAndFind
So, will the stop saying right wing extremist? Republican obstructionist, or the greedy rich? How about the "pay your fair share" 1 percent?

Yeah, didn't thin so.

8 posted on 04/09/2013 6:50:45 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: SeekAndFind

“And this man wants to be Senator...”

He could easily win. He’s got name recognition, and he’s a moron liberal, (yes, I know that’s redundant)>


9 posted on 04/09/2013 6:51:01 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Umm, isn’t negro Spanish for black? How about we just change it to the French version of noir?


10 posted on 04/09/2013 6:51:15 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey Jerry, nobody cares what you say or think. You think “illegal alien” is tough. How ‘bout another 100% accurate description, and my fav, “criminal alien?”


11 posted on 04/09/2013 6:51:43 AM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: SeekAndFind

So, breaking the law doesn’t make what you’re doing illegal?

PC = Denial of and punishment of truth


12 posted on 04/09/2013 6:51:48 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: SeekAndFind

Jerry’s a lawyer. He should no it’s not illegal to be negro.


13 posted on 04/09/2013 6:51:49 AM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: SeekAndFind

All this time I thought the offensive word was “wetback”...


14 posted on 04/09/2013 6:52:17 AM PDT by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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To: SeekAndFind
“They’re not an illegal alien,” the host concluded. “They’re an undocumented immigrant, give them some slack.”

It's the same lie every time from the leftists. The number of "undocumented" illegals isn't even the round-off error of the count of the number of fraudulently-documented illegals.

15 posted on 04/09/2013 6:52:21 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: liberalh8ter
“They’re an undocumented immigrant, give them some slack.”

No, I will not!

I already give them tax dollars and medical benefits. Not to mention, drivers licenses and a reduced in-state tuition.

16 posted on 04/09/2013 6:52:26 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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No More Saying ‘Illegal Alien,’ Because It’s Like Saying ‘Negro’

So what is saying "United NEGRO College fund" like?
17 posted on 04/09/2013 6:52:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: crusty old prospector

I prefer the Latin version ( HINT: It is the name of a country in Africa that exports uranium ).


18 posted on 04/09/2013 6:52:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“In a time of universal deceit, speaking the Truth is a revolutionary act.” —George Orwell


19 posted on 04/09/2013 6:52:52 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: SeekAndFind
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20 posted on 04/09/2013 6:53:45 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yeah... Let’s just keep redefining terms and watering down the language.

Just like the morons who didn’t like the word “niggardly”. No relationship to the racial epithet, but folks get their knickers in a twist anyway.

Illegal Alien is a technically accurate term. Period. Leave it alone.


21 posted on 04/09/2013 6:53:52 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: SeekAndFind
1984: Control thought by controlling the language.
We should not allow ourselves to fall for this trick anymore.
If you are here in violation of the law, you are an ILLEGAL. By definition.

22 posted on 04/09/2013 6:53:54 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Puppage
“They’re an undocumented immigrant, give them some slack.”

"We are undocumented Democrats, and we vote!"

23 posted on 04/09/2013 6:54:01 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: cripplecreek

How about the German word — schwarz?

Or the Portuguese word : Preto?


24 posted on 04/09/2013 6:54:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: All

How about we use, “Person who, in defiance of standards of good behavior, entered the United Satates of America by crossing the border in violation of Federal laws”


25 posted on 04/09/2013 6:54:51 AM PDT by Tracker47
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To: Dead Corpse

Using the word “geraldo” is like using the word “dimwit” or “pinhead” or “moron”.


26 posted on 04/09/2013 6:56:06 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Censorship is an important foundation of communism.

Pray for America waking up


27 posted on 04/09/2013 6:56:21 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: cripplecreek

That’s kind of like trying to come up with a descriptive metaphor for playing golf in Scotland.


28 posted on 04/09/2013 6:56:41 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: crusty old prospector
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29 posted on 04/09/2013 6:56:48 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: BitWielder1

http://www.amazon.com/Language-Third-Reich-Lingua-Imperii/dp/0826491308

The Language of the 3rd reich by Victor Klemperer.

In the book Klemperer describes how the nazis manipulated the German language as a means of manipulating German society.


30 posted on 04/09/2013 6:57:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Puppage
I already give them tax dollars and medical benefits. Not to mention, drivers licenses and a reduced in-state tuition.

Not to mention..... stolen identities.

31 posted on 04/09/2013 6:57:24 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

We can’t say “homosexual”? That one slipped past me. I need to stay better informed. Can we say “faggot” or is that also not allowed? :-)


32 posted on 04/09/2013 6:57:39 AM PDT by plain talk
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“You can never use the expression ‘illegal alien’ again,” the radio host said to his colleague Bill O’Reilly.

Oh, so sayeth the great Geraldo.

Yo, Jerry Rivers... shove it up your a**.

33 posted on 04/09/2013 6:57:51 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: SeekAndFind

And home invaders should be cut some slack and called “uninvited house guests”! Hrumpf! Hrumpf!


34 posted on 04/09/2013 6:58:04 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: SeekAndFind
Why even have courts anymore then? No body is criminal anymore. As Alister Crowley decreed his Satanic philosophy, "Do as thou wilt shall be the law of the land."

Jerry Rivers sucks and spits on this country.

35 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

How about illegal negro?


36 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:12 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: SeekAndFind

anyone who watches Geraldo is only helping to keep him on the air.

FOX will only get rid of this buffoon, as soon as they see the ratings go to , that goes for other fools on the TV or other networks.

Geraldo and Shep smith are the two most biggest drama queens but Geradlo also seems to have a massive ego and lives in some sort of fantasy world where he was the main guy in the radical days and led the protests and now thinks of himself as a leader of Hispanics.

Well Geraldo they’;re ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS and I;m an immigrant but came here legally and paid my fees, did my finger prints, background checks, went back to England to get visas and become legal and I paid my way.

I’ll go further of which I hear the kids around here call them.
BORDER JUMPERS


37 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:14 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SeekAndFind

anyone who watches Geraldo is only helping to keep him on the air.

FOX will only get rid of this buffoon, as soon as they see the ratings go to , that goes for other fools on the TV or other networks.

Geraldo and Shep smith are the two most biggest drama queens but Geradlo also seems to have a massive ego and lives in some sort of fantasy world where he was the main guy in the radical days and led the protests and now thinks of himself as a leader of Hispanics.

Well Geraldo they’;re ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS and I;m an immigrant but came here legally and paid my fees, did my finger prints, background checks, went back to England to get visas and become legal and I paid my way.

I’ll go further of which I hear the kids around here call them.
BORDER JUMPERS


38 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:16 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: crusty old prospector
. . . and then decreed that no one should use the phrase any longer, seeing as how he believes it is akin to saying “negro” to describe a black person.

Whorealdo is going to have to go back and censor all the speeches of St. Martin Luther King, who uses the five letter n-word repeatedly.

39 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:27 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ScottinVA

That is hilarious. I am SO stealing that /s


40 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:39 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: jiggyboy

What p’s me off the most is that the government probably pays way, way more attention to us FReepers than it does to what? 10 15 20 million “undocumented” immigrants?


41 posted on 04/09/2013 6:59:55 AM PDT by djf (Rich widows: My Bitcoin address is... 1ETDmR4GDjwmc9rUEQnfB1gAnk6WLmd3n6)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
And home invaders should be cut some slack and called “uninvited house guests”!

Europe has been far too tolerant of "squatters" who shack up in someone's property uninvited and then demand "property rights" when the building owner wants to tear it down and build something else ON HIS LAND.

42 posted on 04/09/2013 7:00:16 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hang on, so he thinks you can’t call homosexuals, homosexuals even though they’re homosexuals, HUH,
can’t call immigrant who are illegal , illegal immigrants because they’re illegal immigrants

more proof of the left and their mental disorder


43 posted on 04/09/2013 7:00:45 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SeekAndFind

“They’re an undocumented immigrant, give them some slack.”
*********
What is he talking about? They’ve already been given an abundance of “slack” by this country. Free medical care, numerous government benefits, free education, drivers licenses, sanctuary cities, preferential college tuition, etc.


44 posted on 04/09/2013 7:00:47 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: SeekAndFind

Can I call them transnational trespassers?


45 posted on 04/09/2013 7:01:04 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ok, just call them “uninvited criminals.”


46 posted on 04/09/2013 7:01:10 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

Nothing is wrong with using the term Negro, Jerry.


47 posted on 04/09/2013 7:01:11 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

I wholeheartedly agree with you. I will use the correct term of ‘criminal alien’ at every opportunity.


48 posted on 04/09/2013 7:01:54 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Geraldo Rivera is faced with AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH.


49 posted on 04/09/2013 7:02:00 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

No more saying “reporters” either. It’s just like saying “idiot”.


50 posted on 04/09/2013 7:02:07 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 ("as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.")
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