Big Smoke

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Another for the

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post-racial world.

Augusta may be one of twelve cities chosen to host an all-white no-foreigner basketball league. To wit,

[All-American Basketball Alliance Commissioner Don] Lewis said he wants to emphasize fundamental basketball instead of “street-ball” played by “people of color.”

“Would you want to go to the game and worry about a player flipping you off or attacking you in the stands or grabbing their crotch?”

To that I respond, have you watched a game of hockey recently?

To prove the callousness and utter inhumanity of racists, a Facebook group has started, titled “fuck Haiti,” arguing, like Pat Robertson did, that they deserved it, and included such gems as,

Ariadne Polydoris: “I don’t give a shit. Millions of people die everyday, why should those fuckers be any different?”

Perhaps you’d like to be one of them.

It got hundreds of members. It’s since been taken down, but others have taken its place. This isn’t to say that there isn’t a faint glimmer of hope in the great Internet Hate Machine, but Keith Olbermann sums it up quite well: Fuck Haiti? Fuck you.

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