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Reading through the recently-released Department of Justice report on its 14-month investigation into the practices of the Baltimore City Police Department produces many different reactions. For some, total denial of any ...
Failing Ourselves and Our Communities One Injustice At a Time

We Want The Police To Fail

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Reading through the recently-released Department of Justice report on its 14-month investigation into the practices of the Baltimore City Police Department produces many different reactions. For some, total denial of any wrongdoing on the part of the police. For others, the response is more of a shrug, sort of “what did you expect? Of c
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My dad used to like to pretend bad things just didn’t happen. When asked about family feuds or crises d’jour he’d switch topics, ignore the issue, tell me to pray for him, or make up an innocuous answer. On the other ...
In Between All The Pokemon Go

How We Talk To Our Kids

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My dad used to like to pretend bad things just didn’t happen. When asked about family feuds or crises d’jour he’d switch topics, ignore the issue, tell me to pray for him, or make up an innocuous answer. On the other hand, my mom would give bizarre guidance when it wasn’t needed—like that using tampons [&hellip
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This past weekend I went to see Ghostbusters with three other ball-busting women and afterward we were so enraged at the yoke of oppressive misogyny and sexism holding us back that we kneed every man we saw in the balls and ...
Psych! I Found Men Irrelevant Way Before Ghostbusters

I Just Watched Ghostbusters and I Now Find Men Irrelevant

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This past weekend I went to see Ghostbusters with three other ball-busting women and afterward we were so enraged at the yoke of oppressive misogyny and sexism holding us back that we kneed every man we saw in the balls and set a bunch of dumpsters on fire. Okay, it wasn’t that dramatic. We really [&hellip
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In the latest sign of end times, Florida vigilante George Zimmerman wants to auction off the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old unarmed African-American boy. As if that wasn’t horrific enough, Zimmerman ...
Step 1: Open Your Ears and Mind More Than Your Mouth

How To Talk About Race Without Being An Asshat

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In the latest sign of end times, Florida vigilante George Zimmerman wants to auction off the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old unarmed African-American boy. As if that wasn’t horrific enough, Zimmerman wants to use the money from the auction to challenge the Black Lives Matter movement. After I stopped repeatedly [&helli
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For the longest time we complained about how far too few ‘Muricans bothered to vote and now here we are, staring into the abyss waiting for the sweet darkness to overtake us and wishing most of the people who schlepped ...
Where Did We Put Our Passports?

Trumpocalypse: THIS IS NOT A DRILL

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For the longest time we complained about how far too few ‘Muricans bothered to vote and now here we are, staring into the abyss waiting for the sweet darkness to overtake us and wishing most of the people who schlepped their lardasses out of their recliners had just stayed home to watch reruns of The [&hellip
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A few weeks ago, I tried to explain to people who opposed Hillary Clinton why I liked her. That fact, plus other posts I’ve written for The Snap Download, may have already clued you in to my feelings about Donald Trump but ...
Spoiler Alert! Metric Buttload of Reasons

Dear ‘Muricans: Why I Dislike The Donald

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A few weeks ago, I tried to explain to people who opposed Hillary Clinton why I liked her. That fact, plus other posts I’ve written for The Snap Download, may have already clued you in to my feelings about Donald Trump but just to lay it all out, nice and clear, here is why: Dear [&hellip
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Did you know political correctness is literally killing people? That’s because it’s not. An easy way to get applause is to say how much you hate political correctness (other easy ways include hating politicians and the ...
Manners Maketh The Man...Er, Person

The Civil War

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Did you know political correctness is literally killing people? That’s because it’s not. An easy way to get applause is to say how much you hate political correctness (other easy ways include hating politicians and the media; it’s like hating Mondays and people who kick kittens). ‘Murica sure loves to hate stuff, especially when
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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and ...
The Complicated History of Black History Month

Shortest Month of the Year

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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and tweets from asshats asking when White History Month is (answer: every month), I’m about ready to staple [&hellip
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When we found out Liberty University was having Donald Trump speak on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we were pretty sure it was a sign end times had finally arrived. And now, the Palin has emerged from her hole to ramble ...
Proof Nearly Everything Sucks

Pretty Please, Is It Time For The Apocalypse Yet?

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When we found out Liberty University was having Donald Trump speak on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we were pretty sure it was a sign end times had finally arrived. And now, the Palin has emerged from her hole to ramble on in semi-intelligible gibberish, commanding her legions to support Herr Trump, so this [&hellip
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