Maybe we should establish a death penalty for being a Red Neck. That's
basically all I've seen that she's guilty of so far. And yet people
are ready to crucify her!It happened a long time ago. She
apologized. What MORE can she do now?
If a black person can use it, a white person can use it.The fact is
no African American today has ever been a slave and never will be a slave.I don't feel sorry for any black person alive TODAY for racism
generations ago.Just as I don't feel sorry for myself if my
ancestors were treated poorly. There is absolutely no reason to
suggest a black person can say something yet a white person can't. If they don't like it, stop saying it.If they're
ok saying it, be ok when others say it.
2 bits: She seems to landing on her feet. Her books are leaving the shelves in
record numbers. She lost her gig on the food channel but I suspect life will go
on and go on quite lucratively.
I hear the word in Rap music all the time.
Those who choose to punish her over and over again are being just as bad as they
claim her to be.
We have a lady that grew up in the South during Segregation. Wouldn't the
real shocking news have been if she had never said the word?Not
excusing her in the least, but I fail to see why this is news? In
other obvious news, we have found a Mormon that attends BYU.
"Let's wipe every vestige of Paula Deen from the media and go about our
business."Thanks Dan, for using one more syndicated article to
talk about this unfortunate issue. I think it is clear htat Foodnetwork over
reacted to an honest admission of a word usage that Ms. Deen regretted but Paula
didn't do herself any favors with her on-air display of self
just5ification. But like Dan suggested, let's be done with this and go
about our business. Paula will most likely be fine with the fortune she's
already accumulated and she still has her restaurant....in the Southern state of
Georgia. She'll be OK.