benevolentoligarchy
Don'tYouBeThatKindOfBarnOwl!
benevolentoligarchy
Jan 12
1

Many thanks to those of you who took the time to read my entire post (I never questioned that the comment was meant to be racist/derogatory) and answered in good faith. I lurk here a lot because I want to listen and learn, and I appreciate those of you willing to take the time to help me out on that journey. It is my Read more

Jan 11
11

Its a weird one because I only see black people drinking grape soda.. but its not like we especially love grape soda. and it might be a regional thing. More generally its only racist because its a stereotype

Jan 11
9

I’m in the same boat. Near as I can tell, it’s because Black people like grape soda. I have no doubt the trainer meant to offend and that’s the most important part. Can you imagine explaining that to somebody? Read more

Jan 11
19

Holy shit that’s a lot of companies goin’ after him that I’d really NEVER expect to. That’s awesome to see. Fuck that dude. 

Nov 27
15

Fun fact: Outkast’s debut album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik was the first album I ever spent my own money on. (Yes, it was the cassette, and please stop asking me how old I am.) Read more

Nov 13
11

“[L]ying next to Michelle in the dark, I’d think about those days when everything between us felt lighter, when her smile was more constant and our love less encumbered, and my heart would suddenly tighten at the thought that those days might not return,” he wrote. Read more

Nov 5
100

I hope this awful bitch I worked with years ago can never find jeans that really work on her, and also that she may have unfettered access to abortion services should she need them. Read more

Nov 5
127

This whole article is cringey, mean spirited and poorly informed. You don’t need to “hope” that they froze rent. You can read the article written by one of your colleagues which explicitly says they did.

Nov 4
8

That’s the thing. I thought we were progressing as a country, as a people. I wasn’t naive enough to think that you could eliminate hatred, bigotry, and racism, but I thought it was on a serious decline. It was the old guard with a few stragglers. Obama reinforced that belief. Then the Tea Party came along, then 2016 Read more

Nov 4
40

This is what bothers me the most. Not that the people who voted for Trump last time did so again, but that millions of American’s who didn’t bother to vote last time went through the last 4 years and thought, “Yea, you know what, I do want more of this”.

Nov 4
35

Is anyone really surprised by this because I’m not. Hell, so far trump has about 2 million more votes than he had when he won in 2016. That tells me everything I already knew.

Oct 29
41

Well, Blanche has always depended on the kindness of strangers. LOL!