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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Invasion of his privacy. I bet there are plenty of people here that wouldn't want every thing said at home put online.

    Can't unring that bell. A man's private life is his own until its not.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Invasion of his privacy. I bet there are plenty of people here that wouldn't want every thing said at home put online.
    If I said racist things then I think I would deserve whatever happened if that came out. It's not any less racist if he said it in his own house.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Invasion of his privacy. I bet there are plenty of people here that wouldn't want every thing said at home put online.
    He's a ******* public figure. One of the things about being a public figure is sacrificing your privacy.


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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Invasion of his privacy. I bet there are plenty of people here that wouldn't want every thing said at home put online.
    There is no thing as privacy when you are that popular.


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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nba-ba...192233772.html


    here is nba reaction to his comments.


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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Invasion of his privacy. I bet there are plenty of people here that wouldn't want every thing said at home put online.
    Ya probably not, but I don't think there are any people who post on here who are owners of a Pro team and or that public of a figure. That comes with the territory, don't be dumb.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Guy is a ******.

    But if he's punished for something he said in private, while being take without his knowledge, that's a little effed.

    It is pretty sad that this is his mentality though.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Guy is a ******.

    But if he's punished for something he said in private, while being take without his knowledge, that's a little effed.

    It is pretty sad that this is his mentality though.
    Like Nixon?


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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by BallSoHard4Cy View Post
    He's a ******* public figure. One of the things about being a public figure is sacrificing your privacy.
    Idk if he would qualify as a public figure. Yes he's high profile, but I always thought public figures were mainly politicians. He should be able to have some privacy.

    1. That doesn't mean I condone what he said and shouldn't have it said it anywhere.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Just boycott the clippers.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    Like Nixon?
    Well, that tape system wasn't a mystery to him. It had been there since JFK had the Signal Corps install it.
    There's probably an interesting debate in there about the Oval Office and privacy.


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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Quote Originally Posted by HoibergIsMyHero View Post
    Idk if he would qualify as a public figure. Yes he's high profile, but I always thought public figures were mainly politicians. He should be able to have some privacy.

    1. That doesn't mean I condone what he said and shouldn't have it said it anywhere.
    According to the legal dictionary, he would be considered a public figure.
    public figure n. in the law of defamation (libel and slander), a personage of great public interest or familiarity like a government official, politician, celebrity, business leader, movie star, or sports hero. Incorrect harmful statements published about a public figure cannot be the basis of a lawsuit for defamation unless there is proof that the writer or publisher intentionally defamed the person with malice (hate). (See:defamation, libel, slander)


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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    I'm surprised nobody is talked about the fact this a 80-something year old creepy rich white dude (married, to boot) hanging out with a black/Hispanic woman who is somewhere between 20 and 25.

    Legal? Yes. Creepy as all hell? Dammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmn.

    Never-mind the guy just being a plain-old racist crank. The Packers have it right--pro sports is best when they are publicly-owned and run by a board of directors, not rich billionaires and their latest vanity project and all the awfulness of their personalities and business raga shoved down everybody's throat.



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    Re: Donald Sterling (Owner of the Clippers) is incredibly racist

    Why does he own an NBA team if he is that racist?



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