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#3303629 - 07/27/13 08:14 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: Bambi Buster]
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 Originally Posted By: Bambi Buster
...a sanctimonious plea that "reasonable people" have a "conversation about race/immigration," and then taking credit for his original column's having brought attention to the matter.


THAT part I guarantee will be in there. I just love how literary "bomb throwers" always excuse their pot-stirring by claiming they were just "bring attention to the matter" or were "opening a dialogue." Right...
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#3303872 - 07/27/13 02:24 PM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: Bambi Buster
...a sanctimonious plea that "reasonable people" have a "conversation about race/immigration," and then taking credit for his original column's having brought attention to the matter.


THAT part I guarantee will be in there. I just love how literary "bomb throwers" always excuse their pot-stirring by claiming they were just "bring attention to the matter" or were "opening a dialogue." Right...


...and of course the "dialogue" rapidly becomes a monologue with the tossing of the racist/bigot card at anyone who disagrees with the bomb thrower's premise.
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#3303885 - 07/27/13 02:50 PM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: Bambi Buster]
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He has now accomplished everything his devious, pea sized brain desired.
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#3304399 - 07/28/13 06:47 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: rsimms]
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 Originally Posted By: rsimms
Mr. Cook posted this on my Facebook page: "As it stands now, Sunday's column will be a continuation of last week's column, which started all of this. Hope you read it."

I assume it will be at this link at some point: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/opinion/columns/

Here is his follow up
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/jul/28/cook-column-fishing-and-talking/?opinioncolumns

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#3304407 - 07/28/13 07:04 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: bigluresonly]
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I would like to see a public apology to the TWRA and who ever else he might have offended.
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#3304409 - 07/28/13 07:06 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: bigluresonly]
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I will give him credit for manning up and admitting he was wrong but the way yall bombarded him with meaningfull replies is what did it . I also think RSims got to him as I beleive he new his dad well . He still is a little twerp , this SURE is not the first stupid article he has ever written .

Good job everybody !!!

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#3304419 - 07/28/13 07:20 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: BUCK-J]
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My favorite part is how he quotes all the idiotic replies to him, none of the well written calm ones.

You are right buck J, he is still a little twerp.

More than I expected though.
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#3304605 - 07/28/13 11:06 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: TAFKAP]
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 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
Let me guess, "I went extremely overboard in my column, and gauging the public reaction to it, it appears that I need to write a Part II. But this one will be a complete 180 turn from my previous stance, thereby insulating me from criticism and having us all sing Kumbaya together in a drum circle."



PS...white people are still the Debbul


Based on the follow-up. I'd say you hit the nail on the head. I'd say heck of a guess. \:D
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#3304628 - 07/28/13 11:55 AM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: BigD_625]
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I have a lot of respect for a man who has the guts to say, publically, "I was wrong." I hope the folks who were outraged by David Cook's July 21st column will be as equally appreciative of his change-of-heart, inspired no doubt, by many people who helped him see the error of his words, at least in that particular case.
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/jul/28/cook-column-fishing-and-talking/?opinioncolumns
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#3304701 - 07/28/13 02:02 PM Re: Reply to race monger "writer" [Re: rsimms]
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 Originally Posted By: rsimms
I have a lot of respect for a man who has the guts to say, publically, "I was wrong." I hope the folks who were outraged by David Cook's July 21st column will be as equally appreciative of his change-of-heart, inspired no doubt, by many people who helped him see the error of his words, at least in that particular case.
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/jul/28/cook-column-fishing-and-talking/?opinioncolumns


Rsimms....I do too! However, he did not say that! He said he MIGHT be wrong. Furthermore, he did not apologize to trying to embarrass the wildlife officer, and insinuating he was a racist!
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