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Kauai police chief suspended without pay for mocking Asians

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Resisting the urge to look for a picture of Todd Raybuck to confirm what I already know about him just by the fact this article exists here.

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Not the brightest bulb in that force.

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Kauai police chief suspended without pay for mocking Asians

This latest "Asian hate" narrative is so fake. Nobody talked about "Asians", before the CCP went on this propaganda campaign to eradicate any mention of China in connection with the virus. And our media and the new regime in the US are compliant.

Meanwhile, the CCP spews as much hate as they want against Japanese, Vietnamese, Filipinos and anyone else who stands in their way.

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He is lucky he didn't get canceled outright.

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Somebody has been trying to use Asians to join the anti-white mob. Wont work, east Asians are the smartest people on earth and IQ doesnt care about your feelings

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When I come to Japan everyone thinks I am foreign. In the western US people think I am Asian. Black people think I am a white boy :)

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Raybuck used “facial gestures and accent, and commented on an employee’s haircut as something out of a Kung Fu movie,” according to a letter by commission Chairperson Catherine Adams.

Commenting on an employee’s haircut may be acceptable. When it is, there is no reason to use facial gestures or attempt to imitate an accent. The Chief is not a comedian.

Of course, you have to possess a slight bit of sophistication to understand why these things are unacceptable. That said, I get that many people need things spelled out in crayon.

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> When I come to Japan everyone thinks I am foreign. In the western US people think I am Asian. Black people think I am a white boy :)

Sounds quite useful.

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"I accept responsibility for my comments and will continue to use this experience to expand my cultural awareness and increase my knowledge and understanding of different cultures,” he said.

Yeah. Sure.

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Ha! A white boy living on these islands populated a by a huge Asian population making racist jokes about them.

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Speed

Ha! A white boy living on these islands populated a by a huge Asian population making racist jokes about them.

Buying into the "Asian" thing? Nobody used that phrase before the CCP adopted it in its propaganda campaign. And the Western media play along.

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Buying into the "Asian" thing? Nobody used that phrase before the CCP adopted it in its propaganda campaign. And the Western media play along.

False.

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This Asian thing is recent. Asians haven’t suffered discrimination until the CCP started talking about it recently:

Sato pointed to the Chinese massacre of 1871, when a mob in Los Angeles’ Chinatown attacked and murdered 19 Chinese residents, including a 15-year-old boy, a reflection of the growing anti-Asian sentiment that came to its climax with the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2021/03/a-long-history-of-bigotry-against-asian-americans/

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zaphod:

You're sounding like a broken record. Of course, all those Asians punched and killed were just crisis actors, right? What the CCP has to do with these disgusting crimes, I'll never understand. Bye, Felicia.

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Zaphod’s contributions to these threads are invaluable. He really sheds light on the truth.

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When I come to Japan everyone thinks I am foreign. In the western US people think I am Asian. Black people think I am a white boy :)

Here I’m accused of being an American. It insults me, but when I explain I’m not American, usually Japanese sigh with relief and be very friendly.

Here I am accused of being fat. In my country it is a very big insult. I guess it’s ok in japan to say this. I have to adapt.

but a top cop in Hawaii, where half the real Easter is owned by Japanese and Chinese, it’s sounds like KKK.

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Different cultures have different standards of acceptable behavior and over the last 20 yrs, inside the US, the acceptable behavior rules have drastically changed for most people. I struggle with some of the changes. I think everyone does.

Everyone has an unintentional bias. There have been scientific studies which prove this. Going against our ingrained biases takes about 50% more effort than following them in those studies.

Going out of your way to be insensitive with a joke shows that this person hasn't been paying any attention the last 10 yrs. Perhaps 20 yrs ago, he could get away with the same joke because the people being offended wouldn't speak up. Times have changed. People SHOULD speak up when they are offended, at least to the person who does it. There are many clueless people in the world.

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This latest "Asian hate" narrative is so fake. Nobody talked about "Asians", before the CCP went on this propaganda campaign to eradicate any mention of China in connection with the virus. And our media and the new regime in the US are compliant.

Tell that to Vichar Ratanapakdee, a Thai immigrant who was shoved and killed in San Francisco earlier this year. Or to the never ending parade of victims of anti-Asian hate crimes the past few months in New York alone, where just a few days ago an Asian woman was violently threatened by a man on a subway. Absolutely nothing 'fake' about anti-Asian hate crimes across America, and the CCP has nothing whatsoever to do with these crimes or the attention finally being paid to them.

There is a very annoying pattern on this website, where some people automatically discredit and minimize hate crimes and racism perpetuated against people of color in America, yet at the same time have no qualms about judging other countries for their perceived racism.

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Buying into the "Asian" thing? Nobody used that phrase before the CCP adopted it in its propaganda campaign. And the Western media play along.

Heh get a load of this guy. Guess he’s buying into the whole ‘CCP’ thing. The sheep doesn’t even realize there is no CCP because there is no China. ‘China’ or ‘Lie-na’ as we call it, was cooked up by the reptilians so they could keep their subterranean egg-laying caverns a secret from the people. Has anyone ever been to China? I don’t believe so and that’s basically the same thing as checking if it’s true. One of these days, goofballs like Zaph will wake up to the REAL truth.

Where We Go Weird, We Go Wild.

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