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Is NBC News stupid ? Why are they turning wearing masks into a race issue?

It's not just white people who don't want to wear a mask. I'm lebanese and I HATE masks! I mean seriously. Is NBC News run by a clan of idiots? Why divide us based on race? Are they racists?
Graylight · 46-50, F
Because it's a legitimate issue and a fascinating social study that illustrates the depth of systematic racism.

Yes, [i]of course[/i] people of all races, cultures, body types, religions and socio-economic tiers have issue with masks. But there is a noticeable trend among white Americans to draw upon centuries of entitlement in their opposition to public safety and hygiene. White leaders have over and over asserted their power and dominion over facts, science, nature and natural consequences to thoughtless and selfish behavior.

This is not a new issue, nor will it be sorted out any time soon, certainly not as long as the worst offender fail to recognize the issues. But it's a legitimate phenomenon and it's now having tangible consequences. Hoe many families have help funeral due to the selfish negligence of someone else? Hard to say, but it's more than a few given the millions and millions we've lost.
Graylight · 46-50, F
[@394395,CULTure] What in hell are you saying? Yes, focused cases of racism tie into larger, systemic and historical racism in this country. It's the same conversation.

Yes, there's racism everywhere. You win the point. Good job. That's not the real point, though, is it?

The point is that racism anywhere shouldn't be tolerated and majority groups can not be racially persecuted. Period. That's what makes them the majority. And many observable anthropological phenomena can be identified along racial lines. That doesn't make it racist, you idjit. It implies race is involved, nothing else.

How sad when, in the US, the call for a stem to racism and greater social justice should be considered preaching.

You might want to take a look at how strenuously and often you defend the right to be racists and learn nothing.
SolveEtCoagula · 31-35, F
[@627992,Graylight] The real point was how the news words things like NBC. This is what I mean about preaching.
Graylight · 46-50, F
[@394395,CULTure] Okay. I countered that. This is what we call obstinacy.
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I've been avoiding the news
It's poison
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maturedragon · 22-25, M
[c=800000]media will do anything for it to fit their agenda[/c]
QuixoticSoul · 36-40, M
[@881582,babydragon] The media didn’t magic up the strange level of caucasity among American anti-maskers. It a a hilariously mayo heavy group.
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
You been in a coma for the last year or so?

Everything is about race in pop culture right now.
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
[@394395,CULTure] [quote]You can't even write about time periods accurately anymore with movies and other things.

Yeah, to me it comes across as vindictive and discriminatory at this point. I am all for accuracy in casting historical figures, but it seems like its more about denying and retaliating against white people instead of lifting non white people up.

I was just reading a quick article about how the producers of the show "Wandavision" choose not to have a Dr Strange cameo because...

[quote]Feige goes on to explain that they “didn’t want the end of the show to be commoditized to go to the next movie—here’s the white guy, ‘Let me show you how power works.’” [/quote]

How is that not discriminatory and racist?
SolveEtCoagula · 31-35, F
[@622788,SumKindaMunster] Oh my god about Dr. Strange lol... that's so racist I have to laugh at the absurdity 😂

"here's me, I'm white, here's my power"

Lmao like all white people don't work hard or something and they just all stole it.

That's racist.

Yeah I've been finding newer comedies that are around 2020 and beyond to be horrible. It will say comedy but then when you watch it be all feel good movie that is more drama than comedy.

Haha. It's so weird.
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
[@394395,CULTure] You the know the most annoying thing about it all? People act like this is some sort of righteous reckoning, but this is just corporate marketing. They are manipulating the young into believing they are part of some just cause, getting ready to overthrow the corrupt system and build a beautiful mulitcultural utopia.

But its bullshit. This is just so they can sell products and ideas to a younger generation who are in their prime years of spending money on all sorts of high priced items.

All the movies are the same, same stories just recast. They just keep repeating the same themes and ideas, however, the makeup of the cast is now filled with women and POC's instead of white people with token POC's added to the margins.
DDonde · 31-35, M
Opinion articles on news sites are to be avoided.
Adstar · 56-60, M
Want to establish a dictatorial police state?

Promote the Division of people on racial lines..

Then provoke inter racial violence by pushing anger provoking fake news..

Then establish a dictatorial police state to enforce law and Order..

Presto you now have achieved your goal..
SolveEtCoagula · 31-35, F
Nbc is race baiting, there's a lot of that these days. I don't know why they divide on race but I think the news is largely governed by the majority so it's the new "in" thing. Since about 2015 or so but it's really coming to a point this year.
Roadsterrider · 51-55, M
The political parties have been dividing us by race, class, weight and religion for decades. The news outlets have just picked sides to help with the rhetoric. The agenda is to keep us as citizens fearful of what other groups might want. We are supposed to run the government through representatives, as long as we are fractured into groups, the government has more control than if 300+ million citizens spoke with one voice.
Majorsite · 61-69, M
Fake news is part of the Democrat party, Of course They're going to promote racism !
smiler2012 · 56-60, M
{@joeyhabib] not wearing a mask rightly or wrongly is individual choice . the colour of your skin alone does not automatically mean that you choose to refrain from wearing a mask , it is wrong to discriminate against ethnic minorities and suggesting the are exclusiely responsible for this trend . makes you wonder where they get the data from or as you suggest just racial bias
ron122 · 41-45, M
They are aligned with the democrats and they say everything is racist
AbbySvenz · F
That’s right. Stupid comes in all colors
TheLastWord · 22-25, M
[@603039,AbbySvenz] thats not what your NBC News says....
Everybody needs a mask - some need to just shut it.
fernie2 ·
The media has been fueling racism right along
Stupid is as stupid does.
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It’s like when the media claimed without facts that the virus originated from someone eating a bat and that claim had a domino effect.
Graylight · 46-50, F
[@1390,AwakeningConfession9] W don't yet know that's not true. We have no idea how this virus came into the human population yet.
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[@627992,Graylight] theres lots of unanswered questions but I don’t like where this is going.
I was pointing out how quick the media can spin such bullshit and how quick people can believe such rumors.
Graylight · 46-50, F
[@1390,AwakeningConfession9] No, on this we agree. Wholly and completely. The right skewers CNN; the left skewers Fox. I can't think of a single media source (outside maybe Reuters and AP) that offer objective, relevant news.

I watch CNN all day long take a stupid, irrelevant issue and spend 12 hours and 6 panels of 'experts' to prove how inane it is. [i]Then don't obsess over it.[/i]

But the media has always been as guilty of gossip as they were a source for news. It's just that we run purely, wholly on speculation, rumor, conjecture and opinion these days. A hour of Anderson Cooper a night should not cover three topics that never leave the backyard of "conservatives are bad." Fox is worse. But they're all getting to be parodies of actual journalism.
Majorsite · 61-69, M
NBC is an arm of the liberal Democrats, They are the largest hate group, And racist's in America !
MarkPaul · 22-25, M
Maybe you shouldn't be so focused on skin colour or you will become part of the clan of idiots you claim to hate.
Graylight · 46-50, F
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
[@627992,Graylight] From the about page of the site you chose to promote as the arbiter of Fox News supposed "racism"

[quote]Free Press closely watches as the decisions shaping the media landscape are made and sounds the alarm when people’s rights to connect and communicate are in danger. We focus on saving Net Neutrality, achieving affordable internet access for all, uplifting the voices of people of color in the media, challenging old and new media gatekeepers to serve the public interest, ending unwarranted surveillance, defending press freedom and reimagining local journalism.

Through activism and advocacy on all these issues and more, we work to challenge powerful corporations, influence policymakers, raise public awareness and mobilize millions. We invite people to envision what a transformed media could look like and how technology could improve their lives — and then we fight alongside them to make it happen.

Free Press (501c3) and Free Press Action Fund (501c4) are two separate, autonomous and interrelated organizations. Both organizations are completely independent: We don’t take money from business, government or political parties and rely on the generosity of charitable foundations and individual donors to fuel our work.[/quote]

Funded by left wing PACs, of course they have an agenda. I never understand why you guys think media companies who get their money from a Political Action Committee are unbiased. I mean, the whole point of a PAC is to fund and promote their political causes.
Graylight · 46-50, F
[@622788,SumKindaMunster] Hmm. Or you could listen to Fox and prove it for yourself.
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
[@627992,Graylight] I don't watch cable news, I haven't had cable in my home for 6 years now.
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RedBaron · M
[@622788,SumKindaMunster] *1860s
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
[@1050026,RedBaron] Thanks!
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TheLastWord · 22-25, M
[@9416,Northwest] you've still never lost your virginity, so I'm not too worried about it.
TheLastWord · 22-25, M
[@9416,Northwest] Blocked!

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