Archives for August 2016

The Burkini: Please Remember This Is A Different Culture

France’s highest administrative court struck a blow against controversial ‘burkini bans’ Friday, overturning one town’s decision to prohibit the full-body swimsuit on its beaches. (NPR) Apparently, a collection of 30 municipalities have banned the Muslim swimwear from their beaches. The reasoning behind the “burkini” ban is one of secularism and preventing Islamic extremism. One mayor […]

Hillary’s Health Isn’t An Issue, It’s A Political Gossip Game

Doctor and journalist, Celine Gounder recently wrote in The Guardian, on the issue of Clinton’s health… Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s health has been under scrutiny in recent weeks, not by medical professionals but by politicians and supposed pundits playing doctor on TV. Clinton’s personal physician, Dr Lisa Bardack, has repeatedly said: “Secretary Clinton […]

#WhiteLivesMatter Activists Make Case For #BlackLivesMatter Racism With Guns & Confederate Flags

On Sunday, WhiteLivesMatter activists gathered in front of the NAACP Houston Office to protest the organization’s failure to address BlackLivesMatter “atrocities.” Want to guess how they protested the NAACP? With guns and confederate flags. Yes, white people have done it again. They’ve bombed whatever chance they had at being heard. One of the WhiteLivesMatter members […]

23 “Obama’s Katrinas” & Counting, Each One As Politically Pathetic As The Last

6,900,000,000,000 gallons of rain in one week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. And as always, it quickly becomes political. Republicans have already started up the “Obama’s Katrina” political blame machine, saying Obama failed in somehow in this natural disaster. He hasn’t showed his face in Baton Rouge, he’s still vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard, and so on. […]

Next Time, Ask Them How Their Policy Works (& Watch Them Become More Malleable)

Have you ever tried to get to bottom of why someone believes “A” over “B” and it just turns into a big mess? They get emotionally charged, and won’t listen to a lick of criticism from you. Their eyes gloss over, their head shakes back and forth, and they get really expressive. Conversation, over. Now […]

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