I think the problem that a lot of people have with feminism is similar to the problem with any ideology/group; the incorrect people in it are often the loudest and end up being heard the most and aren't always the best stewards of whatever it is they represent/belong to. That's why delving deep into… » 7/22/14 7:37pm Yesterday 7:37pm

I'm not a fan of missionary work in general. It's too 17th century, "tame the savages" for me. The main mission is to impose a foreign belief system/religion on people under the guise of helping them. A completely scuzzy relic of a time we should be trying to get past. » 7/22/14 5:09pm Yesterday 5:09pm

People that complain about the cost of living and participating in civilized society (paying taxes) but make no qualms about accepting the full benefits of living in said society (roads, public schools, fire and police departments, access to food that they did not kill and prepare themselves, etc) are moochers. And… » 7/22/14 1:36pm Yesterday 1:36pm

Yup. Historians will look at all he accomplished, as well as the circumstances (A Congress that basically quit its job for 6 and 1/2 years of his Presidency; a Supreme Court taken over by far-right conservatives), and judge him well. » 7/21/14 1:51pm Monday 1:51pm

The amount of people calling for the kid that took the video to be brought up on child porn charges is completely disturbing. Those laws were created to combat a serious problem, not label a teenager for life as vengeance for making you mad. » 7/15/14 10:39pm 7/15/14 10:39pm

Then, about a year ago, another commenter (who is also white) pointed something out that I hadn't considered: saying the n-word is the one thing in the world white people are specifically told we're not allowed to do, and we're really, really, REALLY bad about being told we can't do something (since we live in a… » 7/13/14 3:55pm 7/13/14 3:55pm

I believe 100% that the store didn't do this purposely and that a white employee just put shirts on hangers randomly. This is exactly something a white person would do. White people are clueless re: race and the historical implications of this hanger-shirt combination wouldn't even register. » 7/09/14 5:09pm 7/09/14 5:09pm