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. […]

If This Picture Pushed You Over the Edge, You’ve Fallen For A Narrative

Do you remember that one pro-Trump lady that got cornered and egged by anti-Trump protestors back in June? Well, her legacy lives on. She has become the cornerstone of a narrative for many right-wingers. The believers of this narrative aren’t solely pro-Trumpers; some are anti-Trump, or still on the fence. Personally, I had forgotten this […]

Violence as a Political Promise

Editor’s Note: this is a contributor piece from Andrew Warfield. You can find him on Twitter. I encourage you to follow him. Politicians are at it again; inspiring anger at a scapegoat demographic for political gain. Bernie blames rich people, Donald blames foreigners and immigrants. They’re both chips off the old block, taught from the […]

#FreeMilo???

In an age of increased sensitivity to vitriolic speech, it should be no surprise that such behavior becomes less and less accepted. People who engage in childish taunting and ad hominem attacks will increasingly be dealt with. Again, no surprise. Regardless of what you think of the “triggered” “safe-space” crowd, there’s one thing that’s true. […]

Deny Legitimacy To A Group’s Plight For Long Enough & Soon All They Have Left is Violence

With all that’s happening recently with #BlackLivesMatter protests throughout the country, and the recent shootings, I thought I’d give out a little reminder on why this is happening. This isn’t the main reason why. Think of it like a caveat. When a group cries “oppression” and “injustice” while outsiders criticize and dismiss them, don’t be […]

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