Category Archives: Stupid bullshit

Smile pretty, baby

Regarding: Lawmaker Tells Woman Staffer to “Smile for Us” on the Texas House Floor “Stickland commented on how Sluyter hasn’t been smiling enough lately, and chuckled with fellow far-right Rep. Tony Tinderholt, who was standing behind him. Sluyter, who was selected … Continue reading

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Feeling mostly impotent, but I’ll keep trying

I attended a program last night discussing the Jewish response to and responsibility toward anti-racism (presented by Bend the Arc Jewish action organization). It was awesome! But something happened on the way there, which I found incredibly shocking and interpreted … Continue reading

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Foodie braggarts can afford ‘whimsical’ meals, why not a cab?!

Late commute silent subway scream: Ugh lawd, please save me from these rich New Brooklyn demi-hipster (business suit plus “edgy” piercings) foodie a-holes scrolling through memories of expensive meals past on their phones, complete with running vocal fry commentary: “… … Continue reading

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A war criminal in the civil rights struggle escapes justice — and we learn this on Holocaust Remembrance Day?!

White supremacy is pure evil. It is toxic and poisons us all. The Emmett Till murder has long been a prime example. First there was the miscarriage of justice in his murderers’ trial. Then later, they confessed their guilt, and … Continue reading

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Please no piss play palaver

Look, I know this “Russian hookers golden shower show” news is funny but let’s keep eyes and ears open please. There’s lots and lots of news happening today/this week: confirmation hearings, nepotism, justice being served in SC… way too much … Continue reading

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Saying “hi” while black

Witness! This 15-minute video (embedded in article that sums up encounter) is very uncomfortable to sit through, but must be viewed especially by those of us who don’t experience routine racist abuse of police power. No violence (this time) — just disrespectful, … Continue reading

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Treating erotic dancers like carnival games is apparently normal in Alberta

It’s a looney game all right. Apparently in Alberta, Canada, local laws separate nude dancers from patrons by 1 meter. As a workaround, patrons toss 1- and 2-dollar coins at the dancers. Sometimes, these tosses are far from gentle. In … Continue reading

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