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Steve Hansen: Teen did good — without being from ‘protected class’

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6 comments:

  • Joanne Bobin posted at 2:32 pm on Thu, Sep 5, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Thanks for the information, Mr. Birch. Appreciate that explanation.

     
  • Simon Birch posted at 10:55 am on Thu, Sep 5, 2013.

    Simon Birch - Online Manager Posts: 159 Staff

    Joanne: When 3 different people click the "report" link, the comment is automatically removed. I or one of the other admins then have the option to restore the comment.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 9:34 am on Thu, Sep 5, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Sorry, Mr. Tillett - I clicked on "report" instead of "reply" by mistake.

    Hope your comment is not deleted - although I'm STILL not sure of the protocol for deleting comments. You can click on "report" all day and still an offensive comment will stand in this forum.

    My original post from yesterday AM about "educated" people was gone within minutes!

    Perhaps we are misinterpreting here and Dr. Hansen is still writing satire?

    I'm guessing "no."

     
  • Jeff Tillett posted at 8:38 am on Thu, Sep 5, 2013.

    Jeff Tillett Posts: 546

    Well he also purports that discrimination is a thing of the past by using the past tense. Whew, I'm glad to hear no one is being discriminated against on the basis of their race, religion, sex, or sexual preference, nor have they for the last 50-60 years, according to our esteemed writer, formerly known as satirist.

    Also, he confuses the concepts of slavery and discrimination, blithely omitting the former.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 5:04 pm on Wed, Sep 4, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    I wonder why no one has ever complained that both Flame Liquors has and Apple Market had the same policy - only allowing 2 students in the store at a time when school was letting out?

    Flame had that policy in effect even before it changed hands several years ago, when Pete G. owned it.

    These stores have obviously been subject to high amounts of theft. Is it possible that they were only "guessing" who the culprits were?

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 4:54 pm on Wed, Sep 4, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Seriously? Stating that so-called "educated" people are less than educated in their thinking is offensive?

    If anything, this column is downright racist and sexist. If that opinion is a problem, please delete this comment.

    Otherwise, Dr. Hansen should stand up to his critics.

     

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