What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

Started Oct 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
KEVZPHOTOS
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Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?
In reply to D P O'neil, Oct 11, 2013

D P O'neil wrote:

Walking Dead wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

tkbslc wrote:

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

Re: What's the worst that could happen if the US defaults?

hmmm, let's see...

1.4 billion angry, screaming Chinksat your doorstep demanding their money back pronto!

KEV

We will point them northward so they can attack the racists.

Chink is NOT racist...it's like the term Yid, Kraut, or Wop, etc...

It's merely a "nickname" that refers to a specific ethnic group....not race.

There is ONLY "one" race on this planet.

The HUMAN race.

KEV

Ask a Chinese immigrant how they feel about the term.

Everyone in the USA seems to be offended by ethnic based humour.

This is not the case in the UK where I grew up

Benny Hill - Mr Chow Mein

Mimicking, and poking fun at ethnic stereotypes is probably the best British humour.

Here's another example:

The Two Ronnies - Insurance against becoming Jewish

Lighten up - will ya

KEV

Kev, here's a question for you. Would you use any of those terms in when you're not behind a computer screen? Would you call a Chinese person a 'chink'? Or an Italian, a 'wop'? Or a black male, a nig...?

Well that really is not the point, as Kev has pointed out this is stock standard British, Aussie, New Zealand humour, we have no sacred cows, nothing is sacrosanct. Politeness means that we may or may not use these terms face to face, but either way it is not about race per se.

That's precisely it.

It's NEVER about race...but simply the funny (humorous) stereotypical ethnic character traits and mannerisms, etc...that each and every different group has.

It's just comedy.....used within a social-verbal context.

and nothing more

KEV

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