1) The longstanding erasure of contributions by black people to many different cultures *is* how systemic racism works. Don’t let billion-dollar corporations get away with it. Read more
They’d have to go on a quest for it first.
A few different historical reasons! Read more
by Mahmoud Al Obeidi
This is like the culinary incarnation of Stockholm Syndrome.
There are already numerous walls and fences and barriers along the border. In reality, Trump’s wall would look like extensions of already existing cordons, as well as more money for Border Patrol, drone surveillance, etc. It wouldn’t be something separating the North from fucking Westeros, like he probably envisions… Read more
You’re right, of course, but it goes back even farther than that! These people are the new Priesthood. Espousing “obvious” reductions and truths only they are qualified to assess -naturally- establishing their own hierarchies, lateral to the current status quo’s, etc. Anthropologically speaking, this has been… Read more
So you then gain the ability for the GOP to slap around conspiracy theories and skeletons-in-the-closet on double the fronts. Read more
You’d also think we’d learned our lesson after Obama. Read more
(are you asmallcat on imgur as well?)
Greenwald nailed this: Read more
Kiiiind of an aside, but: It’s weird how much Twitter is crammed down our throats. It has <68 million active users in the US, and <400m worldwide. That’s big! And of course plenty more people read (or read about) tweets- I’m not at all saying it’s a small platform. But we are getting a fuzzy view on the sheer number… Read more