Hysteria over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s alleged lap band surgery has coupled with coverage of Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries’ interview in which he admitted, “I don’t want larger people shopping in the store,” into what I’d like to call America’s latest round of bigotry: Weigh-cism. Not that fat shaming in America is [...]
Don’t kill me for #10. This is just my opinion. So, shush.
Manufactured consent is essentially the end result of propaganda; the conformity of thought that exhibits itself in a nationalistic dogma.
We drink in our news from the sources we trust, through the lens we feel comfortable with, amidst the people with whom we fit.
“Beautiful!” a man next to me breathed, but all I saw were the dead children of Newtown.
When I asked you what you would like for your birthday this year, you said “just one kindness” and left it at that.
I hope that the seeds we plant today will take root and that the power to hurt won’t be abused by my son or my daughter.
If a juror believes a defendant is guilty of breaking the law, but believes also that the law itself is not just, she has the right to vote with her conscience and not with the law.
The 1990s brought forth a bastion of political correctness. All at once, we were forbidden from saying “black,” “retard,” and “fag,” in lieu of the more acceptable terms African-American, mentally-challenged, and homosexual. The politically correct terminology was so successful and so thorough that the words looked weird written on the page. It was uncomfortable to [...]
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