| Political Talk|| re: Tired of my black FB friends on the Brown-Wilson verdict. - mikelowery1911 on 11/28/14 at 9:34 pm|
[quote]I am disgusted that all things are drawn racially. She meanwhile applauds Ray Rice saying he did nothing wrong and it should be only a family thing. [/quote]
I am confused. Is it all of your black friend or this one black friend? I am black and maybe 10% at most of my Facebook friends are ...
| Political Talk|| re: The Poor Choices of the Race Baiters - mikelowery1911 on 11/26/14 at 11:15 am|
[quote]So why not champion those cases? Why turn Michael Brown into a posthumous affirmative action saint? Because the goal is not Justice. The goal isn't racial reconciliation. The goal isn't really addressing systemic racism. The goal is creating chaos. Creating animus between groups, not healing....
| Political Talk|| re: The best Op-Ed I've seen on Ferguson - mikelowery1911 on 11/26/14 at 11:13 am|
[quote]You know, I believe policing in America is deeply unjust, but in this case the evidence is murky and not enough to indict, let alone convict anyone of a crime."[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| re: Black Folk already bashing Dr. Carson - mikelowery1911 on 11/8/14 at 1:39 pm|
[quote]Yesterday and this morning my Facebook newsfeed has been flooded with black friends already bashing Dr. Carson. "coon", "not connected with African America roots", "sellout", "another Clarence Thomas", "used to look up to him but not after this", etc [/quote]
Yeah. I don't know about thi...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Coach Miles's Mother Passed Away Friday night - mikelowery1911 on 10/26/14 at 12:20 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Where do people ages 25-30 go after LSU football games? - mikelowery1911 on 9/17/14 at 7:17 pm|
[quote]600 Main or Cadillac Cafe[/quote]
Now that's just wrong lol ...
| Political Talk|| re: Hawks co owner email - mikelowery1911 on 9/8/14 at 7:02 am|
[quote]This is a simple email about economics and demographics.
I agree he is actually complimentary of his black fans and workers. I disagree with his conclusion. I the problem has more to do with socioeconomics than culture and the fact that Altalnta is a destination city. A good bit...
| Political Talk|| re: Hawks co owner email - mikelowery1911 on 9/7/14 at 11:26 pm|
Bad Boys reference
The???? Were a typo. I got the reference!!! ...
| Political Talk|| re: Hawks co owner email - mikelowery1911 on 9/7/14 at 11:20 pm|
[quote]Erry'body wanna be like Mike Lowery
| Political Talk|| Hawks co owner email - mikelowery1911 on 9/7/14 at 11:17 pm|
This is crazy. I see nothing wrong or even insensitive about this email. I owned a promotions company in the past and have had the exact conversations... and I am black. ...
| Political Talk|| re: "Participation Trophy" Data Mimics Income/Political Leanings - mikelowery1911 on 8/20/14 at 7:33 pm|
[quote]Nope It's because baseball, unlike football is a sport where you can't hide behind your teammates. When you go to the plate, it's you against the pitcher and no one else. Every eye is trained on you. Therefore, it's much easier to see success and failure for the average parent who in reality ...
| Political Talk|| re: "Participation Trophy" Data Mimics Income/Political Leanings - mikelowery1911 on 8/20/14 at 4:34 pm|
[quote]White men are independent, competitive, do-it-yourselfers.
That's why they are generally Republican and why they wouldn't support participation trophies.[/quote]
I am a football coach in a large suburban high school. Do you know which sport I refuse to coach because of helicopter paren...
| Political Talk|| re: "Participation Trophy" Data Mimics Income/Political Leanings - mikelowery1911 on 8/20/14 at 4:21 pm|
I thought trophies for everyone would be more of a white liberal thing..[/quote]
I agree. I seriously doubt minorities favor trophies for everyone. Let's keep it really real here. Poor minorities do not have the political cache to initiate policy change.
Keeping it really real poor m...
| Political Talk|| re: Is this black Louisianan's reddit post for real? - mikelowery1911 on 8/16/14 at 8:05 pm|
[quote]But you know what? I'm not. It was UGLY. Most of them acted like Jeremiah Wright was a hero, Trayvon Martin was a martyr, George Zimmerman was a racist cracks, and Obama was a God.
If you don't mind me asking. Where did you work? ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Baby #6 born tonight.. Our 4th girl! - mikelowery1911 on 8/4/14 at 5:42 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Juan Williams called out on Fox News Sunday - mikelowery1911 on 8/3/14 at 1:16 pm|
[quote]Race is the ultimate excuse for people who fail.
| More Sports Board|| re: Who is your favorite All Time Dallas Cowboy? - mikelowery1911 on 7/29/14 at 2:10 am|
I am a lifelong Eagle's fan and I cannot stand the Cowboys. However I love the Playmaker! I became a fan when he walked into court with a full length mink coat and sunglasses on. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Watched 12 years a Slave last night (Not a movie thread) - mikelowery1911 on 7/21/14 at 8:34 pm|
[quote]Are you 11 yrs old?[/quote]
Disengage my brother. You are being trolled. You fight the good fight. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Watched 12 years a Slave last night (Not a movie thread) - mikelowery1911 on 7/21/14 at 8:23 pm|
[quote]What is the correct perspective we should have relative to the realities around us? Do we stop and ponder then and now?
There are always those who have more and those who have much less... I guess the point of this thread is do you think about these things and if so, how have they impacte...
| Political Talk|| re: University of Wisconsin calls for distribution of higher grades for minorities - mikelowery1911 on 7/20/14 at 9:03 pm|
[quote]EDIT: Holy fricking shite several posters in this thread need to get their shite together. "Black poster is studying to become a doctor" --> "product of affirmative action" is a fricking disgraceful illogical leap to make without any evidence whatsoever to back it up. You're only telling us about...