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Buttttt, I didn't mean "Illegal Alien" in a Racist way....

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by qtlaw, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    This happened over the weekend in Northern California.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/big_league_stew/post/Radio-host-Tony-Bruno-calls-Ramirez-an-illegal-?urn=mlb-wp15190

    He used to be a daily guest with a local talk show host and I thought he was irreverent and amusing. This was too far.
     
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Love his apology:

    "I did remove my post and apologize for my comments regarding illegal aliens. I was angry and on the air and I stand behind my comments that Bruce Bochy is a coward, as are all managers who order pitchers to throw at guys just because their pitchers can't get a guy out. All of you people resorting to name calling are more classless and vile."

    You can tell he really feels remorse in his soul.
     
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Spewing racist tweets. Who'da guessed it.
     
  4. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    He should be beaten by a mob, which wouldn't be a big deal.
     
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    He should know that it's no fun being an illegal alien.
     
  6. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    Nice one.
     
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Sam Mills was on break, so someone had to fill in.
     
  8. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    How times have changed...

     
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I'm surprised anyone got offended at someone calling a Hispanic person an illegal alien.

    It seems that's the preferred nomenclature of much of the country when they refer to anyone dark-skinned who look suspiciously like they might not speak English that well.
     
  10. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Where I'm from they're "Mexicans." Even if they have a Puerto Rican flag hanging from a flag pole in their front yard, they're "Mexicans." Fuckin' MENSAs here.
     
  11. JR

    JR Active Member

    This reminds me of an incident in Hamilton, Ontario after 9/11. A bunch of mouth breathers burned down a friggin SIKH temple. Hard to keep all those brown people straight.
     
  12. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Back when I was a cops reporter I had a lady call me pissed about the story I did about a van that flipped a buncha times and was loaded with Hispanic.

    This lady, "You didn't report that they were all illegals. My husband works at that company and said those guys are all illegal."
    Me, "The state trooper told me that they were from Puerto Rico."
    T.L., "Like I said, they're illegal."
    Me, "Ma'am, Puerto Rico's a U.S. territory."
    T.L. "*dead silence followed by hanging up*"
     
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