Originally Posted by ScotchAndCigar
Yeah, and that's exactly why Jeff Foxworthy has made a career (and a billion dollar empire) from the term redneck - because it's so funny to think about solidarity against an abusive government. Give me a break!
black people use (to me a horrible and unthinkable word) all of the time...and make a lot of money using it in songs...that doesn't make it right...i still don't use it and end any conversation with a person that does...
so the fact that an unfunny comedian uses a word in his act...does not give liberty to another to use it pejoratively
words have meanings...if you are going to use such negative words while trying chastise others and it weakens your argument...your point gets lost (and then attacked by tools like me