Since I can remember, racial slurs were always a social no-no. Besides Polack jokes, using any of the big racial bombs was something that you knew better to do unless you wanted trouble. But I still remember when â€œn;ggerâ€ wasn't bleeped on TV and even news anchors would say it if they were relaying a direct quote. Context was key back then. Then context became irrelevant. Then â€œretardâ€ became the â€œR-wordâ€ and â€œfaggotâ€ became the other â€œF-word.â€ Now MSNBC has declared â€œRedskinsâ€ the other, new â€œR-wordâ€ and calling a transsexual a â€œtrannyâ€ is hate speech. Calling an undocumented immigrant an â€œillegalâ€ is quickly become â€œhate speechâ€ as well. What do you think is next? And Iâ€™m asking seriously. I get some of it. Actually, I kind of understand a lot of it. Nobody wants to be marginalized, but it seems that thereâ€™s a free-for-all brewing and now everybody wants to be included in the Officially Offended List. I listened to a few minutes of Joe Roganâ€™s podcast with Dan Savage earlier today. Rogan is a retard (sorry, an â€œr-wordâ€) and I didn't last long. But I heard Savage mention â€œfat shamingâ€ and the â€œfat acceptance movementâ€ like theyâ€™re real, legitimate things. â€œFat shamingâ€ is now in the lexicon and I predict that calling people fat will be the newest no-no. The other other F-word. After all, fat people arenâ€™t fatâ€¦theyâ€™re peopleâ€¦who just happen to have a lot of fat hanging off their bodies. What will be the next forbidden word? Something that the mainstream media, bloggers and Twitterers will all get behind to show how compassionate, open-minded and tolerant they are? Again, regardless of context.