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“Don’t Re-Nig 2012″ Bumper Sticker Creator Swears It’s Not Racist

“Don’t Re-Nig 2012″ Bumper Sticker Creator Swears It’s Not Racist

When is the n-word not racist?  Apparently when you are a paint ball field owner who “helped black families…to guide them in the right direction,” and you make anti-Obama bumper stickers in your spare time.

Sticker guru Paula Smith, who has become an internet sensation this week due to her controversial “Don’t Re-Nig 2012″ bumper stickers featuring an Obama for America logo with a strike through it, told Forbes Magazine that she had no intention of making a racist item. “Ms. Smith insisted that  the bumper sticker is not racist,” wrote Roger Friedman. “I asked her about the ‘N’ word, for which ‘nig’ is the shortened version. ‘According to the dictionary [the N word] does not mean black. It means a low down, lazy, sorry, low down person. That’s what the N word means.’”

Smith reiterated that she is not racist, either.  She just doesn’t like the president because he’s “giving” too much away to immigrants.  “I just want someone that’s going to help the United States and not give it other countries all the time. And stop giving the immigrants the benefits that most Americans inside their own states can’t even get because they’re giving it others who don’t even live here as an American.”

There.  She’s totally cleared up all of that racism talk now.

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10:03PM PDT on Apr 28, 2012

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5:52AM PDT on Apr 10, 2012

Jake s

Maybe you need to get commonsense & understand what people write before you comment. I repeat that Whites are the only race that dislike another race BECAUSE OF THE COLOR OF THEIR SKIN. This makes them the only true racist group. I never said that other races do not have issues with different races or that other races do not hate each other. Of course they do. But you will find that all other races dislike others for other reasons than skin color. Blacks do not have issues with Whites because of the color of Whites' skin. Their issue is with the treatment of their ancestors in the past by Whites & with their present treatment today. In short Blacks who are racist to Whites are so simply because they believe that Whites do not like them. Puerto Ricans & Mexicans are both latino or hispanic & their antagonism towards each other have nothing to do with race...as they are practically the same race.

You misinterpret the word "racist" as so many people do, to mean discrimination of one race by another dissimilar race. While the interpretation may have become dilluted to mean such so as not to disadvantage Whites, in essence true racism is actually a discrimination & dislike for a race as it relates to the COLOR of the offending race's skin.

10:52PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Arnold Toynbee once said, 'We all came in different boats but we're all in the same boat now.' Some of us just never grew up!

9:53PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Jake, there is no need to be so rude and condescending.

While racial tensions exist, the concept of "reverse racism" is flawed, because African-Americans have suffered deeply for a very long time at the hands of white supremacy. Tell me, if you were exploited every day of your life for someone else's profit, I reckon you would be pretty mad, right?
Well, its the same thing. There is a lot of resentment towards white people, which should not be confused with racism, because white people have caused a lot of damage, and they aren't sorry for it, clearly.

5:00PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Frances - I agree, she does not exactly what she is doing. She is pathetic and she is racist, but she DOES indeed know what she is doing. She is in no way socially evolved and I'm sure that rock she's been putrifying under needs stepping on.

1:40PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Aravis O. Are you retarded?? There is racism around the world from all different races towards all races. There are black people that are racist towards white people, puerto ricans that are racist towards mexicans, white towards black, and any other combination or racisim you could possibly think of. But to say that white people are the only racist. Well that would make you one stupid f%ck

8:27AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

She knows exactly what she is doing, and exactly what it says, and means. She is playing racist games. How do we know it is racist?. We read it! She is racist and stupid. Most older people who don't live in the South are not racists...some are, and some in the South are not, it's too bad so many still are.

6:15AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

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I find that the older people hold on to racism much more so than the younger people. They grew up in a more segregated period & I guess that those past habits are ingrained in them. Maybe it is difficult for them to come to terms with the freedoms that blacks now have. Today all races go to school together & intermingle as one & everyone APPEARS to be on the same level in terms of wealth & opportunity.

6:15AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

Ok. Lets be real. There will always be racism & there will always be some people prejudiced against something or the other. This is not a perfect world & it will never be. First & foremost for people is the quest for wealth. Second is the 'I am better than you' syndrome. So to yell & call somone racist means nothing. Some people will even feel complimented when they are called a racist. Klu Klux Klan members are perfect examples of this. They are racist & they let the world know that they are racist & they are proud of it. There are many people that think they are not racist but they are, even tho maybe not hardline. If you are watching sports & they are 2 unknowns competing & you prefer one of the unknowns to win only because that unknown is of the same race as you, then you are racist...even tho it may not be offensively so.

But lets continue to be real. When it comes to racism, there is only one truly racist race. That is the white race. They is the only race that dislike another group strictly because of the color of that group's skin. Other races dislike others because of various reasons. Blacks usually say that they dislike whites only because whites dislike them. Some races (blacks included) hold anger or resentment because of past indiscretions. But it is very rare to hear anyone dislike a race only because of their color...except the white race.

I find that the older people hold on to racism much more so than the younger people.

2:07PM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

Wow. Just wow. Clearly she doesn't understand what "racist" means, because everything Paula said is extremely racist and white-supremist.

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