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So “The Eyes of Texas” is racist?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DavidMcMillan, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. xseler

    xseler These are not the firearms you're looking for.

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    All of this 'stuff' makes wanting to be one of the first to colonize Mars a winning move....wait, dang it!! I said "colonize" --- guess I gotta move to the back of the line.


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    It’s s good thing I read these threads. Otherwise, I’d never know when I’m supposed to be offended
     
  3. xseler

    xseler These are not the firearms you're looking for.

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    Or, how fragile some folks are.
     
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    The lyrics are definitely a 10.
    As for the tune, it's be better if the lyrics could be sung to the melody of "Red River Valley" or "America" IMHO.
     
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    Oh I don't know. I mean, I like animals as well as the next guy but I think I could of found something better to write about than a cat in a pool.
     
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    And the Oklahoma State song: "when the wind comes sweeping down the plains". refers to the White man sweeping through Indian villages, raping and pillaging-I'm sure. But let some liberal see it and they'll grab it and run.
     
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    That song is as gay as it gets. Oklahoma's state song should be "Choctaw Bingo" by RWH.
     
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    I've never even heard OF Choctaw Bingo, but this is still funny.
     
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    "The Eyes of Texas" had a rather neat spot in the movie "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo".

    Ain't nothing racist about it.

    Woody
     

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