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Episode 142 — St. Patrick’s Day


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#1 Earwolf Admin

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 11:00 PM

Andrew Ti & this week’s guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello discuss the age old question on whether St. Patrick’s Day is racist or not. Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.

#2 artavan

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 10:50 AM

As I've learned, "snakes" was a euphamism for eradicating the very human Druids of the old religion of Ireland. St. Patrick is venerated for bringing Catholicism to Ireland the way it was brought to others, through violence and coercion. Other than Catholics, it's pretty much only recognized by Americans as another excuse to drink.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 08:40 AM

Ah, yeah, those cuddly pagans and that evil former slave St. Patrick.

i mean c'mon bro at least venture a wikipedia search before talking about something