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A Vicious European Oppressor 0

The Ridiculous Self-Loathing Of European Heroes And Ancestors

Finally, the angry self-ridden guilt posts to appease the privilege-checking sky gods is over.   October 12th, the day we rant about Columbus and rave about the nobility of meso-america is over, but not without the usual stir.  Even a week later, there was a few guilt-ridden white kids making sure to post their obligatory, “Columbus was a bad man” post. Think about it for a moment. Memes, links, and articles flood your Facebook about how terrible of a person Columbus was – some of which is true – and how “sinful” it is to celebrate Columbus for any reason....

Tumblr: Where the  Really Wild Things of Privilege Dwell 0

Tumblr: Where the Really Wild Things of Privilege Dwell

Tumblr is essentially a very entertaining cesspool of anger and vitriol where people “discuss” privilege.  Either the trolls on Tumblr are the best that the internet has ever produced – far surpassing the 4chan glory days- or there are some people who are truly filled with enough hatred, blame, and anger to make Emperor Palatine quite jealous. The internet is obviously a place for everything including some major venting.  What bugs me is that I can’t tell when people are actually serious or they are trolling.  Extremism is usually a word we toss around when we don’t agree with people – yea it’s...

Detroit: ‘The Truth Hurts… Tough Shit’ 3

Detroit: ‘The Truth Hurts… Tough Shit’

In today’s society, people who tell it like it is are rare. Usually they don’t want to lose their jobs, have their reputation permanently tarnished, ect.   L Brooks Patterson, is apparently one of those rare people and he is taking some heat for it.  He made “controversial” comments – let the entertainment begin – about the city of Detroit.  In a recent interview with the New Yorker, he said the following: “Anytime I talk about Detroit, it will not be positive. Therefore, I’m called a Detroit basher,” he said. ”The truth hurts, you know? Tough s***.” He goes as far in...

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