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Chris Rock's Tweet Beyond the Pale

0_BAMANATION Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 1:28 PM
IN THE LIKENESS OF GOD... THEY BE... and though not stated as otherwise by Christ when surely asked such by one or more Disciples instead responded with "there are things for God to know and those for man". What could one of those things be? WHAT are the limits of Lucifer's powers that if precluded from creating 'duplicates' was refused to be acknowledged by Christ?

Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison.

Comedian Chris Rock has stoked the flames of controversy with this Fourth of July tweet. The Hollywood comic wrote: "Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed fireworks." Rock's tweet sparked plenty of day-after fireworks. What he wrote went beyond the pale, responded many online, hurt and enraged at Rock's bitter humor.

Chris Rock's tweet was beyond the pale. It was doubtless his effort to capitalize on the 160th anniversary of that great Fifth of July speech delivered by black abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Douglass addressed...