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Andy Rooney Is My Hero!


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I remember watching this on air, but obviously couldn't recall it all to comment on it here, but then I just got this email from my aunt, so here's what he said a couple of weeks ago on 60 Minutes...yes, CBS let this air in its entirety:

(sorry for the formatting, blame the email forward she forwarded)

 

 

>I don't think being a minority makes you a victim of anything except

>numbers. The only things I can think of that are truly discriminatory

are

>things like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black

>Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America. Try to have things

like

>the United Caucasian College Fund, Cloud Magazine, White Entertainment

>Television, or Miss White America; and see what happens...Jesse

Jackson

>will be knocking down your door.

>

>Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You

can

>kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban

you

>from driving to the ball game.

>

>I believe they are called the Boy Scouts for a reason, that is why

there

>are no girls allowed. Girls belong in the Girl Scouts! ARE YOU

LISTENING

>MARTHA BURKE?

>

>I think that if you feel homosexuality is wrong, it is not a phobia,

it is

>an opinion.

>

>I have the right "NOT" to be tolerant of others because they are

different,

>weird, or tick me off.

>

>When 70% of the people who get arrested are black, in cities where 70%

of

>the population is black, that is not racial profiling, it is the Law

of

>Probability.

>

>I believe that if you are selling me a milkshake, a pack of

cigarettes, a

>newspaper or a hotel room, you must do it in English! As a matter of

fact,

>if you want to be an American citizen, you should have to speak

English!

>

>My father and grandfather didn't die in vain so you can leave the

countries

>you were born in to come over and disrespect ours.

>

>I think the police should have every right to shoot your sorry butt if

you

>threaten them after they tell you to stop. If you can't understand the

word

>"freeze" or "stop" in English, see the above lines.

>

>I don't think just because you were not born in this country, you are

>qualified for any special loan programs, government sponsored bank

loans or

>tax breaks, etc., so you can open a hotel, coffee shop, trinket store,

or

>any other business.

>

>We did not go to the aid of certain foreign countries and risk our

lives in

>wars to defend their freedoms, so that decades later they could come

over

>here and tell us our constitution is a living document; and open to

their

>interpretations.

>

>I don't hate the rich. I don't pity the poor.

>

>I know pro wrestling is fake, but so are movies and television. That

>doesn't stop you from watching them.

>

>I think Bill Gates has every right to keep every penny he made and

continue

>to make more. If it ticks you off, go and invent the next operating

system

>that's better, and put your name on the building.

>

>It doesn't take a whole village to raise a child right, but it does

take a

>parent to stand up to the kid; and smack their little behinds when

>necessary, and say "NO!"

>

>I think tattoos and piercing are fine if you want them, but please

don't

>pretend they are a political statement. And, please, stay home until

that

>new lip ring heals. I don't want to look at your ugly infected mouth

as you

>serve me French fries!

>

>I am sick of "Political Correctness." I know a lot of black people,

and not

>a single one of them was born in Africa; so how can they be

>"African-Americans"? Besides, Africa is a continent. I don't go around

>saying I am a European-American because my great, great, great, great,

>great, great grandfather was from Europe. I am proud to be from

America and

>nowhere else

>

>And if you don't like my point of view, tough...

>

>

>DON'T PASS IT ON

 

I don't think there's a word he said I don't agree with. Finally someone had the guts to say it all to a national audience. F' the FCC! Go Rooney!

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Sorry, I'm breaking my "no-OCC-after-work" pact because I just wanted to say I'm glad there are others here that agree :).

 

 

and also because I wanted to bump this up so everyone can read what's really up in this country.

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Since homosexuality isn't an individual's choice, thinking it's wrong is like thinking blue eyes are wrong. Lots of good points in there though a little generalized. I especially agree with the guns-don't-kill-people (although that's been said a thousand times) and the African-American points. I will now expect to be referred to as European-American and will be greatly offended if referred to as white. :lol:

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We need the OCC intellectuals to come in here and challenge Andy!

 

How come the only threads that the "enlightened" members are active in are my liberal bashing ones?  ...think about that one libs...I rest my case.

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its cause u dont view liberals as "enlightened" members..

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