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21215, RE: Okay...Feel Me On This One
Posted by Expertise, Sat Sep-30-00 05:27 PM
>**I agree with you when you
>say private businesses have that
>privilege, no doubt. It's their
>money, and they, of course,
>have that right to decide
>how they choose to invest
>it. That's not the point
>I'm arguing. Going back to
>my original question, in their
>eyes, I would like to
>know, what exactly do they
>deem "taking it too far".
>What in your eyes is
>"taking it too far"? I
>mean, true you're not the
>network programmer, (atleast I don't
>think you are)so naturally you
>probably can't answer this question
>(the former). I just find
>it very hypocritical that they
>would ban a group/video like
>DP's, but yet will allow
>women to flash themselves in
>the videos of others (there
>are 3 videos currently in
>rotation, that I know of).
>Personally, I find that more
>offensive than the nooses. But
>then again, maybe that's just
>me. I have my own
>issues with BET and their

Not necessarily. It might be hypocrisy in your eyes, but not all of the public, especially their viewers. Perhaps they feel it will offend their sponsors and certain organizations, so they thought it would be best not to even show it at all. Rather safe than sorry.

By the way, the
>comment you made about Hip-Hop
>(figuratively speaking of course):

>"Hell, what part of hip hop
>doesn't glorify drug use (figuratively
>I think that was very stereotypical.
>I'm sure that there are
>more than a few artists,
>Hip-Hop artists, out there that
>would disagree with you on
>that one. But then again,
>it is your opinion. Blessings.

I meant that as collectively. Lets be real, not all hip hop is positive, or uplifting. You can call a duck a cow, but it's still a duck.

"A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves money from the public treasury. From that moment on the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most money from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy followed by a dictatorship." - Alexander Tyler

"In general the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to the other." -Voltaire

"The assumption that spending more of the taxpayer's money will make things better has survived all kinds of evidence that it has made things worse. The black family- which survived slavery, discrimination, poverty, wars and depressions- began to come apart as the federal government moved in with its well-financed programs to "help." - Thomas Sowell

"Life is insensitive, and the truth can be highly offensive. To hide from either is to hide from the reality of life. Take pride in the fact that I am an equal opportunity offender. You today, someone else tomorrow. You have no constitutional right not to be offended." - Neal Boortz

Some of you still think America's a
democracy. Lemme break it down for

* Democracy:  Three wolves and a sheep
vote on the dinner menu.
* Democratically Elected Republic: Three
wolves and 2 sheep vote on which sheep's
for dinner. 
* Constitutional Republic: The eating of
mutton is forbidden by law, and the
sheep are armed.

The United States is a CONSTITUTIONAL
REPUBLIC. Not a democracy.

Yes....I am a PROUD Black Libertarian Conservative.