Category Archives: politics

Sexism Against Men And Other Word Overloading

There’s a great tumblr post that does the rounds occasionally. It’s a powerful and pithy explanation of how authority figures exploit words with multiple but related meanings to sound reasonable while saying unreasonable things. Sometimes people use “respect” to mean … Continue reading

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You Are Extremely Bad At Thinking About Tragedy

Today, some asshole killed a shitton of people in Las Vegas. Fifty eight deaths, at time of writing. This sucks. Like, 58 deaths is a lot, and this is a horrifying tragedy worthy of news coverage. Let’s talk about some … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Care About Bernie Sanders

Two main reasons I don’t care about Sanders:   He’s not going to win the election. He’s not even going to win the primary. And he’s not doing a great job, from what I can see, of forcing the candidates … Continue reading

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