Category Archives: America, We Need to Talk

The “I Can’t Even” Post featuring US Ambassador Nikki Haley

So, here’s a thing: Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations (and former governor of South Carolina) admonishes the rest of the world in general (and in particular, the Palestinian Authority) for peddling conspiracy theories…

Hold the fuck up… Doesn’t Alex Jones have a press pass for the White House? Isn’t Donald Trump’s main source of news Fox News, which has recently gone very quiet after it came out that a conspiracy theory they had about secret societies in the FBI was manufactured from a joke sent in a text message? Continue reading The “I Can’t Even” Post featuring US Ambassador Nikki Haley

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Make Me a Sammich (Courtland Sykes for Senate)

Nobody knows who the hell this guy is.  I mean, I am personally reminded of the offspring of Robert Herjavec and a very unfortunate muppet.  Ad hominems aside, the only reason I know about this guy is because he said something stupid on Facebook.  Check out his statement: Continue reading Make Me a Sammich (Courtland Sykes for Senate)

Tomi Lahren Auditions for Spot in Reality Series, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

So here’s a thing: Flip-flopper extraordinaire Tomi Lahren has chosen to take on the name “Ofdon” after auditioning to be the lead in Donald Trump’s new reality series, The Handmaid’s Tale. 

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Gays versus Blacks

I understand LGBTQ racists as little as I understand black homophobes, transphobes and so on.  Imagine my surprise when I was perusing Facebook and I came across this story:

Philly Patrons Protest Gay Club After Owner Uses N-Word

Basically, three years ago, the owner of a bar called iCandy was recorded on video just tossing out a racial slur.  It was something about ”niggers” asking for drink passes. Continue reading Gays versus Blacks

Outrage Culture at the Nexus of Blackness

I’m not exactly what you’d call pro-black.  I mean, my girlfriend is a white lady.  But I do have a connection with my blackness, or who I am as a black person, and what my history is.  And in keeping with maintaining that connection, I follow blogs/news sites like AfroPunk and Black Atheists. Continue reading Outrage Culture at the Nexus of Blackness

#METOO: Mansplaining Sexual Assault vs. Bad Dates

You hear about Aziz Ansari being accused of sexual misconduct? Well, if you haven’t, he was.

The story goes that Ansari and a photographer about his age met at an awards ceremony. They struck up conversation, exchanged numbers, and eventually went out on a date. Well, these kids have dinner, and then they go back to Ansari’s place for a bit of Netflix and chill. Problem is, from woman’s perspective, she wasn’t there to chill. In a phrase, she wasn’t dtf. So the lady, “Grace,” and Ansari begin kissing. Ansari begins feeling her up, as young men are wont to do when a woman is at their apartment engaging in what appears to us to be foreplay.

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