Racism Doesn’t Need a Devil’s Advocate As a concept, the devil’s advocate is incoherent. If a position is really as unpopular as the name indicates, there is no need to argue for it. Debating isn’t an ideology; it’s a methodology. We debate to get to a truth, not for its own sake. Most often, the […]
Trump’s Cult Was Designed to Withstand This Current Media Onslaught and That’s What’s Happening I have even come up with the hashtag of #Cult45 to describe Trump’s biggest fans. This is a nod to him being our 45th president and the old Billy Dee Williams TV commercial for beer whose famous catchphrase I imagine being […]
The First Rule of These Facebook Groups: Don’t Talk Trump Apparently, banning pro-trump talk is political correctness. Also, not banning anti-trump talk is political correctness.
Tucker Carlson Couldn’t Debate the Anti-Trump Organizer He Wanted, So This Actor Stepped In Wow.
Yes, anyone can become an Internet troll | Stanford News
How to Convince Someone When Facts Fail Why? “Because it threatens their worldview or self-concept.” For example, subjects were given fake newspaper articles that confirmed widespread misconceptions, such as that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. When subjects were then given a corrective article that WMD were never found, liberals who opposed the […]
Turkey’s Free Press Withers as Erdogan Jails 120 Journalists > Turkey now has handily outstripped China as the world’s biggest jailer of journalists, according to figures compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
The_Donald Monderator, Breitbart editor and Trump Shill, Milo Yiannopoulos — Starts a grant for White Males to go to post-secondary and STEALS all the donations for himself. Promptly shuts down Grant after collecting THOUSANDS for his personal gain. • /r/EnoughTrumpSpam Fascinating story of how Milo Yiannopoulos might have created a fake charity and pocketed the […]
The media have reached a turning point in covering Donald Trump. He may not survive it. It happened because the Post’s David Fahrenthold and some other reporters did what journalists are supposed to do. They raised questions about Trump’s fundraiser, and when they didn’t get adequate answers, they investigated, gathered facts, and asked more questions. […]
Thiel Shows Why Tech Billionaires Are The New Robber Barons Thiel appears to have a political and social viewpoint grounded on a subversion of libertarian principles, in which what’s good for him, or his companies, is, by extension, a public good. Hence, destroying Gawker is not just revenge or a kind of political act, it’s […]