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Sun Jul 10, 2016, 07:07 PM Jul 2016

I was asked to remove my sigline [View all]

the part about the banner "murdered by police" I left it up, fuck sitting down. I don't condone killing cops but I won't pretend they haven't been killing black folks for as long as there had been police. This started with paddy rollers during slavery
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Who asked you to do this? n/t BronxBoy Jul 2016 #1
can't start drama but it was another poster rbrnmw Jul 2016 #3
Someone offended by something that is essentially a fact? Warpy Jul 2016 #4
me removing it won't make it less true rbrnmw Jul 2016 #5
Nope. Looks like it will need an updating soon Warpy Jul 2016 #6
so sadly true rbrnmw Jul 2016 #9
Should stay. n/t zappaman Jul 2016 #2
What a joke bravenak Jul 2016 #7
I think being reminded it happened rbrnmw Jul 2016 #8
It doesn't bother them until we keep bringing it up bravenak Jul 2016 #10
right and even then it just makes them uncomfortable rbrnmw Jul 2016 #12
It sure does bravenak Jul 2016 #13
Well, it is time to... sheshe2 Jul 2016 #22
Absolutely!! nt 2naSalit Jul 2016 #26
It is bravenak Jul 2016 #30
Love you. sheshe2 Jul 2016 #32
throw the bums out father founding Jul 2016 #86
oh! That's GOOD! BlancheSplanchnik Jul 2016 #125
It should make us uneasy and we need to pay attention. TNNurse Jul 2016 #95
I'm not offended. raven mad Jul 2016 #123
Leave it up. MrScorpio Jul 2016 #11
Hell No! sheshe2 Jul 2016 #14
A lot of policeman are racists. JRLeft Jul 2016 #15
I am very offended by the person who was offended by your sigline. Squinch Jul 2016 #16
Yes. sheshe2 Jul 2016 #73
We should all be greatly offended & outraged that it happens lostnfound Jul 2016 #105
Fuck 'em. nt msanthrope Jul 2016 #17
Well said! nt sheshe2 Jul 2016 #59
Fuck the world police. Keep it up! Feeling the Bern Jul 2016 #18
Nothing wrong with your sig nor avatar. 63splitwindow Jul 2016 #19
Our children not being killed is my main issue rbrnmw Jul 2016 #20
Omg bravenak Jul 2016 #50
Leave it up. So much grief. Hekate Jul 2016 #21
leave it....geez whatta thing to whinge over irisblue Jul 2016 #23
Leave it Recursion Jul 2016 #24
LEAVE IT UP. 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2016 #25
oh hell yes SheriffBob Jul 2016 #31
Facts are never inappropriate. Anyone with a problem, needs to work to stop it from being true. n/t brewens Jul 2016 #27
No one had any business demanding that you remove that sigline. Ken Burch Jul 2016 #28
Keep it, please. 2naSalit Jul 2016 #29
Why would the truth bother someone? LiberalFighter Jul 2016 #33
right on... yuiyoshida Jul 2016 #34
Persuade with argument rather than brute force.... heresAthingdotcom Jul 2016 #35
Never do what you're told gwheezie Jul 2016 #36
K&R. Aristus Jul 2016 #37
I posted this.... sheshe2 Jul 2016 #38
thank you I am not mad rbrnmw Jul 2016 #42
I want this post seen. sheshe2 Jul 2016 #47
Leave it. hrmjustin Jul 2016 #39
I don't understand why anyone would ask you to remove that.. one_voice Jul 2016 #40
Tell them "and the horse you rode in on". nt stevenleser Jul 2016 #41
Interesting little factoid: the terms "paddy roller" and "paddy wagon" pnwmom Jul 2016 #43
I never knew that rbrnmw Jul 2016 #44
Yeah, when it comes to being oppressed we Irish have been there, for centuries, PatrickforO Jul 2016 #46
The term was permanent if you died while in "service." Or it extended much longer pnwmom Jul 2016 #49
In terms of oppression... 63splitwindow Jul 2016 #58
This isn't a contest. I was just pointing out the origin of the word. nt pnwmom Jul 2016 #60
I wasn'r responding to you but the same person you responded to. Chill. nt 63splitwindow Jul 2016 #62
Actually, the first AA's imported in the colonies (Virginia, to be exact) were treated as indentured Hoppy Jul 2016 #79
I wouldn't remove it either. PatrickforO Jul 2016 #45
The only legitimate complaint is if the image were too big csziggy Jul 2016 #48
There was an alert, too, so I don't think size was the problem. Shrike47 Jul 2016 #77
I never thought it was - someone is too sensitive csziggy Jul 2016 #102
Truth is truth, even when it's ugly truth. You should NOT take it down. BlueCaliDem Jul 2016 #51
K&R FOR TRUTH! eom MohRokTah Jul 2016 #52
Fuck that noise! I'd leave it up. JustinL Jul 2016 #53
that is what they want silence rbrnmw Jul 2016 #54
You know my answer. Loki Jul 2016 #55
Keep it up. Ilsa Jul 2016 #56
Keep it. Bobbie Jo Jul 2016 #57
Keep IT up.. HipChick Jul 2016 #61
Leave it, fuck them. giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #63
Keep this picture up volstork Jul 2016 #64
Keep on telling the truth rbrnmw! It is the truth we must hear that they cannot abide. Ford_Prefect Jul 2016 #65
Kick! sheshe2 Jul 2016 #66
K&R Zippyzagnut Jul 2016 #67
Well I should thank them for asking you to do that. Amimnoch Jul 2016 #68
You Rock! sheshe2 Jul 2016 #87
I hope whoever did that is getting a digital colonoscopy from the Admins. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #69
remove Trump from your sigline please Skittles Jul 2016 #71
I suppose you're going to come KICK MY ASS NOW. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #74
I want to kick the asses of the easily-offended Skittles Jul 2016 #75
ROFL @ trump/annoying orange! gollygee Jul 2016 #76
K&R radical noodle Jul 2016 #70
it is strange what offends people, and what does not Skittles Jul 2016 #72
K&R KT2000 Jul 2016 #78
Kick! sheshe2 Jul 2016 #80
I support the picture and the issue Craig234 Jul 2016 #81
This is a picture taken in downtown Chicago. Cops here have been legally charged with murder Person 2713 Jul 2016 #82
People who wanted it removed cosmicone Jul 2016 #83
What was his or her rationale? aikoaiko Jul 2016 #84
Police were murdered in Dallas rbrnmw Jul 2016 #116
Police were murdered in Dallas, but that's no reason not to call out murders by police aikoaiko Jul 2016 #119
An ugly truth is still the truth. herding cats Jul 2016 #85
"Fuck sitting down": YES. The dead must be remembered. betsuni Jul 2016 #88
And therein lies the problem. People are uncomfortable talking about this. AgadorSparticus Jul 2016 #89
Don't remove anything from your sig line. In_The_Wind Jul 2016 #90
It is a keeper. riversedge Jul 2016 #91
oh, and gave it a REC riversedge Jul 2016 #92
K&R BumRushDaShow Jul 2016 #93
Massive K & R! Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #94
i think i will add it to my sigline. stonecutter357 Jul 2016 #96
hear, hear.... Stellar Jul 2016 #97
It seems that, in recent days RoccoR5955 Jul 2016 #98
Its now part of my sigline. marble falls Jul 2016 #99
K&R ismnotwasm Jul 2016 #100
No Retreat - No Surrender! JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #101
life if full of uncomfortable truths... Javaman Jul 2016 #103
Keep it. GoneOffShore Jul 2016 #104
keep it up NoMoreRepugs Jul 2016 #106
That's weird. I have the same pic on my sigline. Lochloosa Jul 2016 #107
Only Admin can make you remove a sig obamanut2012 Jul 2016 #108
Fuck 'em Keep it up !!!!!! JunkYardDogg Jul 2016 #109
That's silly rock Jul 2016 #110
I hope you leave it. hiding from the truth does not change it. niyad Jul 2016 #111
I hope you don't mind. silverweb Jul 2016 #112
Thank You rbrnmw Jul 2016 #120
My pleasure. silverweb Jul 2016 #128
😡 Quayblue Jul 2016 #113
WTF? This ain't a goddamn tea party. broadcaster75201 Jul 2016 #114
Unless an admin asked you, don't worry... Blue_Tires Jul 2016 #115
Good for you for putting up in the first place geardaddy Jul 2016 #117
Kicking ellie Jul 2016 #118
Why would that person ask you to remove an image of what is KingCharlemagne Jul 2016 #121
K&R. raven mad Jul 2016 #122
Please don't change we can do it Jul 2016 #124
kick...n/t BlueCollar Jul 2016 #126
The banner COULD be a mile long if all the names and photos guillaumeb Jul 2016 #127
I don't get this silencing of ideas here at D.U. midnight Jul 2016 #129
Things certainly have changed. nt ChisolmTrailDem Jul 2016 #130
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