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Stereotype of the Month Entry

Another Stereotype of the Month entry:

Subj: Action Needed
Date: 00-07-07 12:41:15 EDT
From: setaim@ev1.net
To: ndn-aim@egroups.com


First my response:

I presume this is what passes for humor, in small minded, xenophobic circles. Jokes about genocide. From this point onward, I will endeavor to shut your site down, due to your insensivity. To say I am insulted is an understatement of humongous proportions. The memory of the millions killed in the American Holocaust are disrespected with this type of filth. I'm an American Indian activist, and make no mistake, others around the country are receiving this. I demand an apology, in the name of all Indigenous people.

Lawrence Sampson
South East Texas American Indian Movement



Back in the old Wild West, there were two blond cowpokes, Jeff and Dave. One day, the two were enjoying a strong sasparilla in the local saloon, when a man walked into the bar with an Indian's head under his arm.

The barman shakes his hand and says, "I hate Indians; last week the bastards burnt my barn to the ground, assaulted my wife and killed my children." He then says, "If any man brings me the head of an Indian, I'll give him one thousand dollars."

The two blonds looked at each other and walked out of the bar to go hunting for an Indian. They were walking around for a while when suddenly they saw one; Jeff threw a rock which hit the Indian right on the head.

The Indian fell off his horse, but landed seventy feet down a ravine. The two nuts made their way down the ravine where Dave pulled out a knife to claim their trophy.

Suddenly, Jeff said, "Dave, take a look at this." Dave replied, "Not now, I'm busy."

Jeff tugged him on the shoulder and says, "I really think you should look at this."

Dave said, "Look, you can see I'm busy. There's a thousand dollars in my hand."

But Jeff was adamant. "Please, Dave, take a look at this."

So Dave looked up and saw that standing at the top of the ravine were five thousand red Indians.

Dave just shook his head and said, "Oh . . . my . . . God . . . we're going to be millionaires!"

This joke came from the archives of joke-of-the-day.com, the world's largest daily e-mail joke service.

Rob's reply
See my response at Ethnic Humor and the "Joke of the Day". A correspondent claims "[T]he 'joke'...really portrays the white people as evil, greedy, and stupid in the extreme" and I disagree.

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