FOX News sees nothing wrong seperate lunch counters

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    Lordy, lordy, Jim Crow, anybody?

    The Right to Discriminate? | Media Matters for America

    Enough is enough: Stop promoting racism on your network.

    But Stossel didn't just argue for the right to discriminate. He went a step further, suggesting the "public accommodations" section of the Civil Rights Act should be repealed, thus allowing businesses to practice racial discrimination. This is the section of the law that prohibits a lunch counter from refusing to serve African-Americans -- a practice which was commonplace when the law was passed.

    The government, Stossel says, should be protecting the rights of businesses that want to discriminate -- not the rights of minorities facing pervasive discrimination.
     
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    But where would these critters sit?

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    At a luncheon counter of the third kind?
     
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    It's not in the business interests to exclude customers. Businesses like to have as many customers as possible, and most people don't mind encountering those of other races where they do business.
     
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    So, just because Stossel says, that means Fox News says? What kind of logic is that?

    All he is saying is that businesses, just like individual people, should have the right to be racist.

    Nice hack up job on that website for the video, take dozens of clips talking about race, edit them down to a half second each, and say Fox is "promoting" racism. How fucking pathetic can you get? As if the other news organizations don't do the same thing.

    If you want a good example of promoting racism, just listen to the Hussein's spiritual mentor for 20+ years.
     
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    I was in San Antonio about 8 years ago, in a Mexican neighborhood, visiting in-laws. They sent me down to the local taqueria for some tamales. The place was packed. I was the onliest white boy in there.

    I asked for two dozen tamales. The lady behind the counter, who stood before a conveyer belt filled with freshly made tamales looked me square in the eye and said, "We"re out."
     
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    If this had been said by a liberal democrat on msnbc or cnn you would have a greater sense of outrage......

    and much less sympathy and understanding

    No doubt you agree that businesses should be ALLOWED to discriminate!
    (except against conservatives or christians)

    perhaps you would like to point out the "man of DISCRIMINATING taste!"?
     
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    So what political office was Rev Wright nominated for? Of, that's right. He wasn't, but Ron...I mean Rand Paul was. You know, Mister allow businesses to discriminate.
     
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    Terrible feeling isn't it? Next time, don't stand there holding your nose.
     

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