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Good Lord - that meme is all over the place.  Kid needs to get a sense of humor.  Or get married...

 

 

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44 minutes ago, RSF said:

Good Lord - that meme is all over the place.  Kid needs to get a sense of humor.  Or get married...

 

Folks in Mississippi don't think nooses are funny :shrug:

Who knew?

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55 minutes ago, RSF said:

Good Lord - that meme is all over the place.  Kid needs to get a sense of humor.  Or get married...

 

 

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Yeah. It is a marriage joke. Using the noose as the punchline in Miss while HC at MSU,  with many black players on the team, is Class 1 dumbassery. I don't blame the player for taking it the way he has.

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1 hour ago, DoubleBlueGold said:

Yeah. It is a marriage joke. Using the noose as the punchline in Miss while HC at MSU,  with many black players on the team, is Class 1 dumbassery. I don't blame the player for taking it the way he has.

Yeah well I would guess if you are that thin skinned you are better off not playing for Leach anyway.

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What's next? Is he going to file charges if he gets cut blocked in practice? Good grief what a pansy.  

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Leach is a clown. When he's not belittling his players he's stirring things up elsewhere

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1 hour ago, sactowndog said:

Yeah well I would guess if you are that thin skinned you are better off not playing for Leach anyway.

I do not think this is a thin skin issue, gven the noose's history in the south and what it represents to African-Americans. In general I agree, it is better not to play for Leach,  if thin-skinned. (Or if you're claustrophobic :ph34r:.)

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African Americans arent the only ones with a reason to not like nooses.  Mexican Americans likewise have an undertold yet no less tragic history with lynchings.  Yet, didnt stop my very liberal TexMex wife - raised in sight of the border - from posting the meme herself and rolling her eyes over the Leach story.  Because a) its funny, b) it has nothing to do with anything racial, c) she's not thin skinned and d) has an IQ above room temperature.

 

 

Indignation, like a lot of things, is a lot more effective if not overused.

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10 hours ago, DoubleBlueGold said:

Yeah. It is a marriage joke. Using the noose as the punchline in Miss while HC at MSU,  with many black players on the team, is Class 1 dumbassery. I don't blame the player for taking it the way he has.

Because Mississippi is the only place where anything like that happened. ^_^ Calling it dumbassery is dumbaassery! There is nothing racial about the joke and it’s just that...a joke. Anyone who is offended by it is a thin-skinned baby who would never make it though being locked in a closet during practice anyway.  Don’t get all California on us. 

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2 minutes ago, Slapdad said:

Because Mississippi is the only place where anything like that happened. ^_^ Calling it dumbassery is dumbaassery! There is nothing racial about the joke and it’s just that...a joke. Anyone who is offended by it is a thin-skinned baby who would never make it though being locked in a closet during practice anyway.  Don’t get all California on us. 

Whatever you're drinking tonight is not doing the job right. 

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What a bitch. 

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14 hours ago, DoubleBlueGold said:

Yeah. It is a marriage joke. Using the noose as the punchline in Miss while HC at MSU,  with many black players on the team, is Class 1 dumbassery. I don't blame the player for taking it the way he has.

That’s because you’re a PC Warrior boy. 🤠👍

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17 hours ago, Lobo Amor said:

What's next?

hopefully a transfer to Memphis...I'll take SEC talent.

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Leach seems like the kind of coach that either works or really really doesn't for players. I'm going to have to guess that this player had enough interactions with Leach  that there was either more context behind why the tweet irritated him so much or it was the final straw anyway. 

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11 hours ago, Joe from WY said:

What a bitch. 

Which one?  The woman or the kid?

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The noose , white hood and the burning cross are the most horrific symbols to the African American community.  If you don’t understand that you’re a bigot, clueless or  lack empathy.  As a black man I’m stunned by the lack of understanding of this topic on a board of college educated members.

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26 minutes ago, mugtang said:

Which one?  The woman or the kid?

The kid. 

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