Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby TreeGuy » Dec 18th, 2018, 1:42 pm

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Why You Probably Shouldn't Say 'Eskimo'

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby normaM » Dec 18th, 2018, 1:59 pm

I've had some Christmas songs sent to me that would make the PC folks faint
Can't post them here ( darn)
If onion rings are wrong I don't wanna be right

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby oldtrucker » Dec 18th, 2018, 2:35 pm

Verum wrote:
just popping in wrote:I guess in this day and age most songs/books we grew up listening too/reading do not fit with today's society. We shouldn't continually analyze everything from the past to today's political environment. Let's just carry on and stop going too far in the overthinking, takes too much fun out of everything we knew and in our innocence enjoyed.

There are things which were innocent but are deeply offensive. I learned the relatively offensive version of "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe" and honestly, I don't think I, or those who taught it to me were being intentionally racist, but that doesn't mean that if you do teach your kids the offensive version, or even recite it today that you are not being so. Context matters and what was innocent at one time may be considered deeply offensive at another. This isn't a matter of overthinking things, this is a matter of being respectful. Honestly, the only people I hear complain about this one are those who are either closet racists, you know the kind, the ones who start sentences with "I'm not racist, but", or those who have no real idea of what it is like to be significantly discriminated against. Once upon a time this was innocent:
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That said, there are things which are taken too far and often ignorance or silly behaviour is mistaken for malice. It's not the word or words that matter, it's the context or intent:


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The woman in the fresh coffee add likes it. Just take one look at her face...she likes it.
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby normaM » Dec 18th, 2018, 3:22 pm

Ha, maybe it isn't her hubby but her side guy :/
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby oldtrucker » Dec 18th, 2018, 3:30 pm

normaM wrote:Ha, maybe it isn't her hubby but her side guy :/


Yup. She's into some kink, but she doesn't feel comfortable asking her husband. :200:
Some may view my above politically incorrect opinions as 'harsh' and may even be offended by them. Some think political correctness will be our undoing.

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby mexi cali » Dec 19th, 2018, 8:56 am

Not really sure what the problem is. You don't mess with a mans coffee.
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby Silverstarqueen » Dec 19th, 2018, 9:06 am

That's why they invented automatic coffee makers.
So guys could figure out how to make coffee for themselves.
Problem solved.
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby Zoso » Dec 19th, 2018, 9:48 am

Agreed , the age of perfect coffee is born.
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby mexi cali » Dec 19th, 2018, 10:52 am

"dressed up like Eskimos". I didn't know that the word was viewed by some as offensive. Did some research. It is only considered offensive in Canada and Greenland. Even the Eskimos don't widely view it as offensive. It does however depend on who is using it. They say that "All Inuit are Eskimos but not all Eskimos are Inuit".

I can't keep up with the list of shiiiit folks get their panties in a wad about. Oooops! Is that OK?
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby Glacier » Dec 19th, 2018, 2:41 pm

“Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die”

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby dirtybiker » Dec 21st, 2018, 8:56 pm

Just for fun, if even remotely offended, best not click.
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby sobrohusfat » Dec 25th, 2018, 9:42 am

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." - Mark Twain

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby sobrohusfat » Dec 25th, 2018, 9:49 am

...Dang it - now that tune is stuck in my head.
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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby Queen K » Dec 25th, 2018, 10:17 am

sobrohusfat wrote:...Dang it - now that tune is stuck in my head.


:200: Me too.

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Re: Politically Incorrect Christmas Song

Postby featfan » Dec 25th, 2018, 10:28 am

Me too.
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