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    White Privilege cited ... against black man

    Awkward ...

    CNN legal analyst Areva Martin thought she was talking to a white man Tuesday while appearing as a guest on David Webb’s SiriusXM radio show.

    When Webb, a frequent Fox News contributor and host on Fox Nation, said he considered his qualifications more important than his skin color when applying to jobs in journalism, Martin accused him of exercising white privilege.

    But there’s a problem with that sentiment, as Webb quickly pointed out:

    “Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should’ve been better prepped,” he responded. “I’m black.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    Priceless.... & Now that they know he's black... I'm sure he can get a job with CNN!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    Pretty standard. Anyone who doesn't toe the line is automatically racist, homophobic, or xenophobic.

    Have you seen the latest Gillette ad? If you don't like it then you are a "prick" who the ad is targeted at. That's right. Masculinity BAD.

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    Yea i have. And seeing the backlash against Gillette online, is priceless.
    Especially when one of the first commentators i saw, ranting against them, had stats from his schools for the years he was there, showing MORE gals got disciplined for bullying, than guys were.. BUT Gillette seemed to make it sound like only Guys bully..

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    There is privilege in society, there is a certain level of privilege just for being being born white, male, both etc. in the US. That said, the incessant citing of 'privilege' discounts what individuals are able to accomplish, insisting that society is governed by racist or sexist conspiracies and dismisses that so much of our society is a meritocracy based on equal opportunity (the American Dream) but not equal outcomes. Not everyone is born into the same circumstances and that's just life; inequality exists but hard work, dedication & discipline are avenues to success. I generally view the quick-draw calls of privilege to generally be borne of envy and ignorance vice systematic, conspiratorial repression.

    Behind every success, large or small, there is a story, and it isn’t always told by sex or skin color.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    There is privilege in society, there is a certain level of privilege just for being being born white, male, both etc. in the US. That said, the incessant citing of 'privilege' discounts what individuals are able to accomplish, insisting that society is governed by racist or sexist conspiracies and dismisses that so much of our society is a meritocracy based on equal opportunity (the American Dream) but not equal outcomes. Not everyone is born into the same circumstances and that's just life; inequality exists but hard work, dedication & discipline are avenues to success. I generally view the quick-draw calls of privilege to generally be borne of envy and ignorance vice systematic, conspiratorial repression.

    Behind every success, large or small, there is a story, and it isn’t always told by sex or skin color.
    I would say that there is far more privilege in this country based on how attractive a person is, no matter the color or gender.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    There is privilege in society, there is a certain level of privilege just for being being born white, male, both etc. in the US. That said, the incessant citing of 'privilege' discounts what individuals are able to accomplish, insisting that society is governed by racist or sexist conspiracies and dismisses that so much of our society is a meritocracy based on equal opportunity (the American Dream) but not equal outcomes. Not everyone is born into the same circumstances and that's just life; inequality exists but hard work, dedication & discipline are avenues to success. I generally view the quick-draw calls of privilege to generally be borne of envy and ignorance vice systematic, conspiratorial repression.

    Behind every success, large or small, there is a story, and it isn’t always told by sex or skin color.
    I feel very fortunate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    there is a certain level of privilege just for being being born white, male, both etc. in the US.
    Marxist Indoctrination 101
    Last edited by Rainmaker; 01-17-2019 at 03:12 AM. Reason: None

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    Marxist Indoctrination 101
    Some people have better circumstances that make success easier; it is able to be overcome ... but to ignore it is fooling yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    Marxist Indoctrination 101
    Wouldn't RJ be having a ball with this one if he were still around?

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