Tag: Racism

Election 2020: The Safe-Bet Election

Safe Bet

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In times of psychological distress — and boy are we all distressed — we become risk averse and start looking for safe bets. No matter how you slice it, Ol’ Handsome Joe comes up as the safest bet on the Democratic side.

Trump’s Narcissistic Delusion is Destroying our Democracy!


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The GOP is using the Ol’ Pussy Grabber as a wrecking ball to destroy our democracy and replace it with a single-party pseudo-democratic authoritarian regime like they have in Russia! They aren’t even trying to hide it any more. Just listen to his lawyers argue his case in the Senate. He should just be able to do what he wants. If it’s good for him, it’s good for the country, right? This crap is straight out of the enlightened despot’s playbook.

The Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s narcissistic delusion is beating our democracy into submission.

Causes of Mass Shootings: What’s Wrong with Blaming “Depraved Evil?”


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OMG! Has the derp been extra deep and thick since the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings! The desperation of the Repubes to use illusory explanation and the illusion of truthiness to stop us all from thinking about the causes of mass shootings has been palpable. No one has laid it on as thick or as deep as Kellyanne Conway who has her own way illusions of derpiness. Here’s all you need to know about how necessary it is for us to understand “depraved evil” and unite against hate.

Persuasive Design or How Fox News Perverted Your Parents

Persuasive Design Fox News

Ever wondered how Fox News does it? Persuasive Design goes a long way to explaining how they keep your parents, friends, and neighbors enthralled. Don’t fear, though. I have divided the post into three successive parts: the Quick Dip, the Shallow Dive, and the Deep Dive. Each is an extension of the last so you can read as much or as little as you like and still get something you can use.

MEME: White Raged!


White conservatives are angry! Those ding-dang dumb liberals are lettin’ in more and more immigrants and Muslims and promoting blacks and queers over the interests of god-fearing good white Christians! They just […]

Racism in the Police Use of Force: the Implicit Bias Shoot-Don’t Shoot Game


With so many proposals for arming teachers and suggestions that good guys with guns can stop bad guys with guns and then actual mass shootings where unarmed good guys stop the armed bad guys and violent arrests of young women because of plastic cutlery, you gotta wonder, would I shoot an unarmed black man if I had the chance? This implicit bias game helps you figure it all out.

Meme: CRACKER

Meme, cracker, alt-right, snowflake, n-word, African Americans, Black, Americans

White people who insist that they should be able to use the n-word, too, have gotten it wrong. The analogous term to the n-word being used by black people is cracker being used by white people. To be completely fair and equal, they are welcome to use cracker any time they want.

Meme: Epitome of White Privilege


White privilege means that white needs, wants, and sensitivities are all assumed. Non-whites know how to act white. White people only know how to act white. White people need to end racism. We can make a down payment on that by relinquishing any and all claims to the n-word.

Meme: #YouAreYourVote


Our democracy is a binary winner take all choice. You helped a candidate win by voting for her or a candidate who didn’t have a chance or you voted for the loser. You own your vote. You own her policies, laws, and governing style. #YouAreYourVote

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