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So if a white Anglo-Saxon person wants to marry another white Anglo-Saxon person, then it's cutural pride, and a good thing, right?

Sorry, Sheryl, I think there is racism and bigotry at work in there.

In an innocent world, you marry a person without setting preconditions.

With Tiger it might be coincidence, or it might be a fetish, or it may be that the women chose him, not the other way round.

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We all know the old cliche that gentlemen prefer blondes, but a black gentleman who prefers blondes is a race traitor?

What

Utter

Rubbish.

(Quick disclaimer - a married bloke who fools around is of course no gentleman.)

I don't care if Tiger Woods likes his women blonde, dark, two-tone or striped. He dipped his bread in the wrong fondue pot, and it's little wonder that his wife tool a golf club to to his car.

Not that I condone violence, of course.

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Personally I think you should be with whoever makes you happy. But I do think it's a bit odd how he only likes white girls....

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Nandakandamanda, something rings true of what you say. I'm a huge TW fan, read practically every book out on him, know about all the TW stories, and EW stories (tricking his first wife to sign a separation paper) all the while already having Tida lined up. Could this be a case of like father like son? Whatever, we are ALL imperfect and horny and those who say they aren't ain't telling the truth. But after swallowing all of TW's so-called disciplined training regimens and concern for his TW foundation, it does come as a real shock that he'd been out on the prowl all the while? Or, did he lose track somewhere? I heard that his wife said "I wasn't an easy catch", and kept him at bay for at least a year. Was he playing around during that time? Whatever, this isn't TMZ.com for all the gossip, its just one TW admirers (slightly tarnished) trying to come to grips with how much I can respect him from here on out. Bill Clinton never won my forgiveness, but it seems Kobe Bryant has been forgiven for his even worse action of forceably taking what he wanted...And in that case, with a white blond.

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I am tired of hearing about celebrities, sports stars and the like's affairs and infidelities. These are private matters, and should stay that way. This would eliminate the profiteers that sleep with famous people just to sell the movie, phone calls, pictures, text messages, etc.

Tiger will have to deal with his problems. It should not be the media that decides or interferes with his marriage.

Tiger is a golfer and has given the sport HUGE success!

Gambarre Tiger!

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Looking at this in a fair and balanced way, all i can say is that expecting one to marry ones own color is a racist ideology.

If i said i would only marry a fellow white woman, i would suffer massive critical responses, and rightly so. There seems to be a minority of black Americans who are allowed to spout racist comments in the Liberal media without fear of any punishment.

This has got to stop. Blacks in the 60s fought hard for equality not seperation as many in this story want. And thats a wrap.

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There are unconfirmed reports that Tiger may have been beaten by this wife, yet he clearly refused to speak to the police about the incident. Domestic violence is so sad. Infidelity, whether true or not, is no justification to become violent with a spouse.

Tiger seemed to be trying to get away from the violent situation and may be victim of Battered Person Syndrome, which Wikipedia explains..."In lay terms, this is a reference to any person who, because of constant and severe domestic violence usually involving physical abuse by a partner, becomes depressed and unable to take any independent action that would allow him or her to escape the abuse. The condition explains why abused people often do not seek assistance from others, fight their abuser, or leave the abusive situation."

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They are right though, Elin went easy on him, a black woman would have ripped his testicles off. LOL

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People should be with whom ever makes them happy, regardless of race

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“Why is it when they get to this level ... they tend to go directly for the nearest blonde?”

Probably for the same reason men head for the nearest Asian when living in Japan.

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Aside from his wife and those directly involved, I don't see how it's really anyone's business whom Tiger Woods sleeps with, and their ethnic backgrounds have no bearing whatsoever.

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"He dipped his bread in the wrong fondue pot"

I like "He strayed off course" better.

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If you thought Tiger was black and only black, it proves you have eyes...but no brains. Tiger represents most of the world in his DNA.

And if Tiger does not go for black woman, hey, more for me! If you thought black girls were the bomb, and you invite competition by promoting black women, then I would say again...no brains.

I definitely don't dig on white girls. Tiger can have them.

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Hey, as long as he keeps playing golf well, the rumors, true or not, are irrelevant, and people who need to talk about such things are just gossips.

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As someone on NPR pointed out yesterday, crashing your Cadillac into a tree inside your own gated community property is definitely something an old white man would do.

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Farmboy,you got that right.but there just aint enough of us

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I find this "Tiger Woods" affair interesting, because it brings to light more than his own attitudes, the attitudes of society around him. It is true that there is a visible tendency of better-off black men to seek white women companions as they reach heights in their careers; it's sort of seeking another trophy mayhaps. I think it's something alike to coveting a seat in a high-class club previously white-men-only. Maybe it's a kind of collective sociological trauma from the days when male black slaves, then former slaves, were forbidden from wooing white females. Black women were abused by slave owners and had children from them (Jefferson anyone?) so for women perhaps the "you can't touch this" trauma is non-existant or very low.

I think there are some similarities on the fetishistic aspect to that of white males that shun white females and exclusively pair with Asian ladies; perhaps this fetish comes from the times of WW2 when the Allies flooded south-east Asia. Asian women were in a vulnerable position then, even enslaved; and as it happens in war zones, many might have seen marrying a white man (soldier) a ticket out of poverty. The dynamics between Asian women and Western men forming fetishistic imagery that endures today may have a background like this.

In Latin America too, in poor areas where the majority is black you hear grandmothers comment about "good hair" and "bad hair" regarding coarse afro hair as "bad" and smooth wavy hair (mulatto type) as "good." So this sort of racial innuendo where marrying a white or at least lighter colored person with better economic standing is seen as desirable still exists. In India, light-skinned brides are actively sought. In Japan, skin-whitening products abound even in supermarket aisles (not even needing to mention surgery to alter features such as eye size and breast augmentation towards a Western standard).

Furthermore, in countries that suffered slavery and or colonization by anglos (or post-war occupation) there are persisting social patterns where for dark-skinned men to marry a light-skinned woman is something of an ambition that may or may not be subconscious. This is what I think.

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Typo: It should be "Tiger Woods affair" not "Tiger Woods" affair. Could one of the mods please fix it? Thank you.

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He gets paid big bucks to hawk all kinds of crap and was more than happy to share his personal life if it got him money. Why should this be any different?

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Azrael, good points. Many of the comments in the article were also said about OJ too when he was on trial for murder.

Speaking as an Black man myself, I have heard the comments that have been presented in the article. While some of it is true, the bottom line is that people should be free to marry whome they wish, and not worry about making a racial statement.

I think most of the angst some Blacks have against Tiger is the fact not so much of who he choses to date, but how he repersents himself. Not saying he needs to be a daishiki afro wearing "brother" but to go about calling himself a “Cablinasian” sort of put him off on some. If he wants to call himself that, then fine, but many felt that if he were not so famous, and had robbed a liquor store, the description for him on the "Be on the Lookout" would simply be: "Suspect Black Male" and not what he calls himself. In other words, some felt that he was in a different reality.

Same is true about Obama. He is half-black, and yet the press does not really play to the fact that he could be considered White by some American standards, just as I have met some mixed white and Asians who prefered to be labeled as white and not mixed.

She claims that Asians don’t fully embrace Woods, either.

Same thing applied to Hines Ward, the Superbowl MVP wide receiver from the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is half Black and Korean. He was not well received by some of his countrymen, but after he won the MVP award, he was the rage when he paid a visit to Korea to speak at orphanages for bi-racial children.

America's racial field is a complex one, and it looks as if Tiger has to come to face that no matter the amount of money and fame he may make, there will be some that will still have a beef with him becuase of his color, including Blacks, Whites, and Asians.

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Quite honestly, any suggestion that Woods, or anyone choosing to marry, much less date, someone "outside of their race," is somehow wrong or worthy of a "side-eye" is as offensive a form of racism as any that exists, so-called comedienne Sheryl Underwood be damned. It's racism.

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Alphaape: EXCELLENT!

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1959: No white women, dammit!

2009: One white woman at a time, dammit!

Progress!

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OMFG, look at Mistress #5... http://www.yardbarker.com/golf/article_external/Mistress_5_Claim_Perkins_Waitress_Mindy_Lawton/1690063

If you follow the link to the main news site, you will be amazed. I'm beginning to think it was more than just a guy looking for some fun on the side.

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“There is a call for loyalty that is stronger in some ways than in other racial communities,”

Yes, it's called "racism". The black community often shows that it is not willing to integrate with the rest of society even though they pushed so hard to be treated just like anyone else some half a century ago. It's absurd that blacks are upset that Woods will not idenify himself as being black. He rightfully tells everyone that he is of mixed race. It's ironic that blacks have taken on the racist "one-drop" rule of their former oppressors as their own. This is the same way of thinking that caused blacks to flee Hillary Clinton during the Democrat primaries towards Obama as he chose to be black instead of mixed race (which is what he actually is). He sees himself as a black man and has even insinuated that his white mother is a racist. The black community ate that up and swarm to his defense during the Rev. Wright scandal.

For Woods, he has a preference for white girls that much is obvious. The latest tally has the count up to 6 white woman who have claimed an affair with him. He has made of fool of his wife in much the same way that former President Clinton made a fool out of Hillary. The only question is whether or not Woods' wife will 'stand by his man' in the same way that Hillary did.

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tmarie:He gets paid big bucks to hawk all kinds of crap and was more than happy to share his personal life if it got him money. Why should this be any different?

Because he did not want to share this. Also because it might hurt and anger his wife. And last, because everything he shared with us he also shared with his kids no doubt. This is not something you share with the kids. But they know now. Its wrong.

Anyway, do you think Tiger was banging down doors for interviews, or do you think people were banging his door down for interviews? Yeah, you are not the first person to float the idea that Tiger somehow owes the media anything. They made more money off him than he did them. They are the ungrateful SOBs here, not Tiger.

Tiger has pretty much done everything expected of him, including have a couple mistresses. He is just a golfer. Its everybody else that turned him into a role model. Not that I can see why that should change now. He is still the same guy he always was. Everybody loved him then, and he would not have been the same guy everybody loved if not for what he was doing then.

Anybody wanted Jesus and they should have gone to church.

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Tiger Woods is less than half black physically, so I would really say he deserves to be called Asian-American because of the half he got from his Thai mother. (But America's racist past to all those with any drop of black blood in them leads to the current African-American label.)

Tiger is married to a white woman. He plays a sport utterly dominated by whites and, to an increasing extent of late, Asians. There hasn't been one other black American man on the PGA Tour over the past dozen years since Tiger's first appearance, if memory serves me correctly.

As Tiger turns 34 in a number of days, he needs to rededicate himself to his family, first and formemost, and afterwards to his golf game if he wants to accomplish what is necessary to be known as the #1 golfer in history.

Forget about what the black community thinks about you, Tiger, and be more truthful to your Asian side.

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Alphaape: In other words, some felt that he was in a different reality.

Tiger Woods IS another reality! He not half black. He is not half ANYTHING. The man is all quarters and eighths. No ethnic group has a sufficient claim on him, and he claims no ethnic group. Its his reality and people either accept it or reveal themselves to suffer some form of delusion.

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Wait a minute, he would be half Asian, that is his strongest racial make up. Calling him black is silly.

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In this I commend Japan Today for wrting supportive articles on "Haafu" for so long.

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It went beyond Fairway, so to say.

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It surely seems this "affair" has touched on a larger problem of race Something, I a TW devotee/fan/admirer didn't even consider. And now, after reading all the enlightening comments above including pathat's support as TW being Asian descent as much as African/American if anything, maybe we need to discuss the beauty of the Asian races and culture in a new light. They in many ways are on par or superior to any other ethnic groups, and its about time they got recognized as equals. But as someone else said, Let's go to Church if we want to see Jesus. We don't have to go in the building, but we have to reflect of our own godliness as human beings. Human beings have a spiritual side, no? Of course, TW's spiritual side is strong as anyones, he just got backslammed by his libido. Pray that he comes to his senses, circles the wagons, accepts that he was wrong, clean up his act and go forward with renewed dedication. Its a big list, but TW can do it! I hope.

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“Thankfully, Tiger, you didn’t marry a black woman. Because if a sister caught you running around with a bunch of white hoochie-mamas,” one parody suggests in song, she would have castrated him.

Wow, replace "black" with "white" and "white" with "black" and there's be national outrage. I personally don't have an issue with people saying this stuff either way, but the double standards should be quite apparent.

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Another link of whore #5. http://www.yardbarker.com/golf/article_external/Pics_Tiger_Woods_Alleged_Mistress_Jamie_Jungers/1688251

I hate to jump to racist allegations, but Tiger Woods has selected some beautiful white women. < :-)

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He likes beautiful women, period. However if it was just one woman then perhaps we can forgive him, but once number 2, 3, 4, and more start appearing then we either disrespect him or respect him depending on who you are. There are probably some guys in here who have more than one JP girlfriend who can relate to Tiger =p

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Woods is a golfer and as far as I know the colour of his skin hasn’t been helping him get little white balls down little dark holes. But then I come from a football mad little Caribbean island and know next to nothing about golf, though I have always thought of it as an old white mans game.

Alphaape and Wolfpack have made some excellent points. What seems to have been missed is all the racist comments from the whites, oh! Sorry, there haven’t been any, maybe that’s why. Maybe the whites are not seeing Woods as a black man messing around with white women, which would suggest that the mantle of racisms has been passed to the blacks in the US, they after all seem to be the ones making the most of this (as they did with Obama). And yes I would be just as happy to see some of them face a charge of racist incitement as I would any white that vomited this evil thinking.

This black reaction just might be a part of the reason woods avoids being drawn into questions about his identity. However having as much (though different) mixed DNA in my own blood I can understand how he tries to not get involved with other peoples politically motivated agendas. Having been married to both a black and a white women, both extremely beautiful and sexy, honest. I have to say that given a choice of the two from the point of view of which was easier to live with, the white lady wins. Much less ear ache.

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Tiger Woods is 25% black and 25% white. It's more accurate to call him Asian.

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xpompey8: However if it was just one woman then perhaps we can forgive him, but once number 2, 3, 4, and more start appearing then we either disrespect him or respect him depending on who you are.

Anyone here thinking they are in a position to forgive him or not is one self-important SOB!

Anyway, no matter how many mistresses he actually had, as many will be reported as Anna Nicole Smith's baby had fathers! It looks to me like his mistresses don't overlap and they were long term. Both a sign of responsibility and a gentleman. The women were also respectable mistresses...right up until they opened their mouths. Nothing but jezzebels now.

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Tiger Woods is less than half black physically

How would you know? Unless...

;)

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Tiger Woods IS another reality! He not half black. He is not half ANYTHING. The man is all quarters and eighths. No ethnic group has a sufficient claim on him, and he claims no ethnic group. Its his reality and people either accept it or reveal themselves to suffer some form of delusion.

numbskull, if you were to look at Tiger's late father, he was definately a Black man. Ok, his father may have had some distant Indian relatives, I could make the same claim for myself since my great great grandfather was a slave and half-white, but the bottom line is if you were to every see Earl Woods' records from military service, you would see that it states that he was Black. I remember reading about how he showed Tiger the game of golf, and the fact that some of the courses outside of the ones on the Army posts still had reservations about letting Earl play becuase of his race, that being Black.

Forget about what the black community thinks about you, Tiger, and be more truthful to your Asian side.

pathat, you did not read the article too closely, he still faces discrimination and not wide spread acceptance from some of his mother's countrymen. Asians can be just as discrimantory as Blacks and Whites too.

Speaking from my experience, I have seen the Black community a bit more accepting to outsiders in regards to racial relations that in White or Asian families. I have met many fellow servicemembers that were white and who married an Asian tell me of stories of how their family cut them off, and the same can be said of the Asian families toward non Asian (in this case Japanese and Korea are whom I am referring).

Bottom line, if Tiger likes blond white women who look the same, then more power to him. If he chooses to not associate as much with the Black community, then again no power. But, all I ask of Tiger is that he not do an OJ, who upon his acquittal made a B-line straight for the nearest Black community and was shown in a huge crowd, and then resumed his ways of neglecting the community until he gets into trouble again.

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if you were to every see Earl Woods' records from military service, you would see that it states that he was Black

Do US military records routinely state a person's full racial makeup, or do they just round down to the most obvious common denominator? I imagine if Obama were to join the military, he'd be listed as 'black', not 'half black, half white'. Why imagine Mr Woods' records to be any more accurate? Wiki states that he had Black, Chinese and Native American ancestry.

As for the claim that Tiger is 'half Asian', his mother had mixed Thai, Chinese and Dutch ancestry (again, according to Wiki). Time to throw out the whole 'he's half-this, a quarter-that' rubbish and admit that, like the rest of us, Tiger is a member of the Human race.

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little attention has been given to the race of the women ...except in the black community.

And people think only whites were racist.

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Helter_Skelter: And people think only whites were racist.

Nope. Whites have just excelled in the practice!

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Alphaape: I remember reading about how he showed Tiger the game of golf, and the fact that some of the courses outside of the ones on the Army posts still had reservations about letting Earl play becuase of his race, that being Black.

I am with cleo on this. Just because some fools took one look at Earl and declared him "colored" (and that is what it amounts to) does not make him anything. He is what he is.

And as precise as I have tried to be, I don't really give a crap about race until other people start drawing lines. I never found it necessary to give a crap about race until some misguided fool did and I had to react to that foolishness.

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Alphaape:But, all I ask of Tiger is that he not do an OJ, who upon his acquittal made a B-line straight for the nearest Black community and was shown in a huge crowd, and then resumed his ways of neglecting the community until he gets into trouble again.

I would blame the black community for getting together around someone like that, not Woods or OJ.

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Who cares about the extraction of people he prefers --it's irrelevant --unless one were to have preconceived notions of what would be proper proscribed relationships. I thought those ideas, while anachronistically clinging on in the 90s, had their time pass by in the '00s.

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Since when is Tiger black?

He is half Thai, and that is the largest component of his genetic composition.

Are the Thais complaining yet that he is not dating a Thai maiden?

Crazy world.

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Are the Thais complaining yet that he is not dating a Thai maiden?

Actually yes. He gets mobbed when he goes to Thailand.

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He is half Thai

Quarter Thai, all from his mother. He got one-eigth Chinese from each parent, making him a quarter Chinese. Half-Asian.

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I imagine if Obama were to join the military, he'd be listed as 'black',

cleo, by your logic, Obama could actually say that he is white since one of his parents is white.

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by your logic, Obama could actually say that he is white since one of his parents is white

My point exactly. And, I think, numbskull's point. It simply goes to show that the whole race thing is meaningless.

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He indentifies as black. End of story.

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Well, Woods's phenotype is black. All in all for the casual observer, he is black. All this quarter, half, octave whatever-mix-you-are is silly. It's pretty Colonial, actually. As part of all the reading I am doing for my thesis I stumbled upon the blood qualifications required to be a public servant in Spain colonies in the 1700s. The fractions meant the level of "purity" you had (this system was abolished in the 1800s); for example to be a clerk in public office if you were mixed, you needed a certificate making official that you were no less than Octoron (eight parts of 10 white). And so forth. In Mexico City and other royal audience centers there were PAINTINGS (a sort of graphic information for those who could not read well or at all) showing the possible permutations regarding white, black and indian mixes to determinate your racial purity. Your social standing depended on it. Now, discrimination was widely practiced in ALL classifications for example: a mulatto (black/white) wouldn't allow his daughter to marry a zambo (indian/black)... and so on. I found it amusing. "So, how are we doing?" My mother jokingly asked. I told her, "Mom, we are doing quite bad XD."

I find it ridiculous every time on this day and age I find people musing on this sort of things as if they were valid - Yes I do not approve of the Japanese classification of hafu, nikkei, nissei and so forth either. Man, saying he is white-skinned with blue eyes is absurd - but why should he be a permutation of some sort? It's no wonder he had to come up with some strange word to put an end to the discussion, cabliwhatever. Blacks can be quite racist, too. I think it's their problem, not his. Thankfully he doesn't need a purity certificate to play golf.

As for the state of his morals, he lives the life he made for himself let it be fulfilling or shameful. One has to live with the consequences of one's actions, after all.

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Nessie: He indentifies as black. End of story.

From the article:

But Woods has declined to identify himself as black, and famously chose the term “Cablinasian” (Caucasian, black, Indian and Asian) to describe the racial mixture he inherited from his African-American father and Thai mother.

End of story? No. He might change his mind in the future. But I am not counting on it.

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Thank you, Numbskull. I was thinking of Obama. You're absolutely right about Woods. My mistake.

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Azrael, you put the cart before the horse. People don't do it as a historical precedent. They do it because of the desire for people to identify themselves and others with groups. From there people go dumb and ascribe crazy meanings to it. That said, I do not believe racial differences are only skin deep, but those that are not are not something to get all discriminatory and hateful over. People who do that are just ignorant. Intelligent people say "Vive la différence!". Variety is a strength, not a weakness. And pointing out differences does not have to be an act of oppression. It can be an act of appreciation.

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Nessie:

" He indentifies as black. End of story. "

I understand he identifies himself as "Calebresian" or some such.

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Azrael:

" Well, Woods's phenotype is black. All in all for the casual observer, he is black. "

Says who? To me he looks very Thai. Plenty of darker-skinned Southern Thais look exactly like him.

" All this quarter, half, octave whatever-mix-you-are is silly. It's pretty Colonial, actually. "

Why? That´s just matter of fact. You are this, I am that. For that matter, I am 1/4 Polish; not that anyone cares. What is Colonial is actually this silly rule that anyone with even a smidgen of black ancestry is claimed as "black", even if they don´t look very black at all. Isn´t that the old slave-traders "1 drop rule"? Talk about Colonial!

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Didn't Tiger Woods grow up in a mostly white environment (neighborhood, schools, and especially golf industry)? It's just childhood conditioning.

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Tiger drives a golf ball farther than his SUV Cadillac.So he isn't putting much distance between himself and other people, is he? No. No one thought of that, did they? Only I did.

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Pardon me if it's been mentioned before, but what about the BLATANT RACISM that's being espoused by the African-Americans in the article? It's just as bad when a female Japanese celebrity dates a foreigner here. What right do people have in telling you who to date based on your skin color. Tiger should do what he's always done and ignore them.

Was there some kind of neo-political correctness movement that has occured now, that even your personal preference about who you marry is grounds for complaints? I think Tiger has known that it would eventually happen, that the black community would eventually turn on him, hence his pre-emptive defensive manoeuvre of not claiming to be black.

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I am amazed at the amount of passionate support for Tiger on these pages.

Why does everyone care so much if the media is bagging on him for screwing up or if AA aren't happy with him for dating white women?

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Why are American blacks going crazy over this story? Tiger Woods is Asian.

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"Why are American blacks going crazy over this story?"

I think Mister Woods is half Asian, and way less than half 'black' when you look into his daddy's heritage.

Now Mister Woods has gone and married a white woman who's paler than the Ice Queen in Narnia.

I think that frustrates a lotta folks who realize they'll never be able to top this.

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Props to the media on this one. Identity politics is one of the most powerful weapons we progressives have at our disposal.

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In the USA if you are part black, you are called black. Period. That is the white context for socieity that goes back to the slave days. Masters bastard kids with his slave women were black.

Reality is, as the more aware posters point out, is that genetically we are all mixed race. Its a hodgepodge for us all. But public awareness of this scientific fact is near zero.

So Tiger can call himself whatever made up word he wants, but in the eyes of the US he is a black golfer who cheats on his wife. The number now is up to 13 chicks, one works in a pancake shop.

When Tiger goes on Opray's show and confesses his sex addiction with his wife next to him beaming (after the prenup has been changed) America white and black will forgive him his sins. That is how it all works in media driven America. Kobe, same story and that was rape.

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when a jewish or black person wants to marry their own kind then its not bigotry but cultural pride?pardon? if thats the case why cant white people say the same thing?

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zurcronium: In the USA if you are part black, you are called black. Period.

So? America is wrong if so. And it does not give the black community any inherent right to a man who does not want to be one with them. The whole idea is a racist idea no doubt made by white men. Why should black people salute that silly flag? Or me?

The number now is up to 13 chicks, one works in a pancake shop.

The number of women making allegations is up to 13, but how many are most likely LIARS has not been established yet. Why are these women suddenly talking now?

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You have a special sense of humor, numbskull.

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"In the USA if you are part black, you are called black. Period. That is the white context for socieity that goes back to the slave days. Masters bastard kids with his slave women were black."

Zurcronium , I am down with whole demonizing of white America as much as the next progressive is but you got get your facts straight. Slavery was limited to the south. Careless statements like that dont help the cause. Tiger is his own man. He and his wife dont have kids. No big deal. And now that corporate America has dropped him he is free to be himself.

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Anyone wonder how many hot black women there are in Woods' stratosphere? He's filthy rich and to say he's famous is an understatement. When I see him I think of King Tut. Seriously - how many black women do you think he can socialize with? I think that's a racist issue in itself - where you find big wealth and fame you find a preponderance of beautiful white women. Why is that? Hot women of other races aren't enough of a prize?

Meanwhile, I'm married to a white guy - not because he's white. I like him because he's normal. I don't like men of my own race because all the ones I've met have been either jerks, lazy bums or alcoholics. The best Native males are in my own family and we don't go for inbreeding.

But I've been to the buffet table. I've dated from every race, even a hot Jewish guy from Tel Aviv. But we could never marry because I'm not Jewish and I wouldn't convert. As for what Tiger's been up to - I don't care. I'm not a golfer or a fan. Now his wife knows - as soon as her husband's out of the house, women women women are going to be after him. He's rich, famous, and not hard to look at. That's the way it is.

One more thing - you have to declare your race sooner or later. The paperwork demands it. Tiger's what we call a Breed - he's a mix of a few different races. But when it comes down to writing just one down on the line, I'm betting he writes Black or African-American.

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Now his wife knows

9 mistresses? So far? She already knew but enjoys this lifestyle so much.

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I stand corrected about the exclusive stratosphere - one girl was a waitress in a pancake house. Unless - are there any upscale pancake houses?

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seijichuudo9sha ---

you said .. He and his wife dont have kids. No big deal. And now that corporate America has dropped him he is free to be himself.

Yes, Tiger and the wife have 2 beautiful kids!!

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Nothing surprises me more in this article and chain than the fact that people believe that if the mistresses weren't white that the story wouldn't have made the headlines. Wishful thinking? It is absurd. The fact that this guy cheated on his wife once is pretty bad. But up to 9 times?? He is even cheating on the people he is cheating with! For those who are asking why are all those women coming out now? They have to in order to salvage some money from this. Clearly he can't go on doing this with them, so the little trips and dinner dates are all going to dry up. The only way to make something out of it (and they couldn't possibly be in long term, could they?) would be to make money selling story to the press. I don't feel soory for any of them, but the wife, the kids and parents are all going to hurt bad from this.

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I really don't think this topic is politically correct to comment on.. please remove this "race baiting" thread.. I am totally uncomfortable at this attempt to interject race.. it is a human failing, not black.. aw

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Badk in the days of banning BLACKS be they musicans to vocalists like Lina Horn & others just tinted a bit they were still called BLACK like Woods.

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One of his "hunnies" said in an interview that he was the whitest black guy that you could ever meet.I think that just about sums up Tiger Woods disposition perfectly.

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