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  1. Why should we bother having serious conversations...

    Why should we bother having serious conversations with conservatives, on race or any other topic? You guys don't have any ideas, all you ever do is deny that there are any problems and label any...
  2. So a paper that goes out of its way to...

    So a paper that goes out of its way to accommodate both sides can still be selectively counted as slanted media because some of its columnists have left wing views? How then does this not apply to...
  3. If you think about the way the phrase is worded...

    If you think about the way the phrase is worded and how it was originally used, it's supposed to evoke this image of some guy mindless parroting the party line even though he neither really...
  4. That's a pretty slanted definition of political...

    That's a pretty slanted definition of political correctness you used there, basically implying that anything that depicts minorities positively is only there because of PC culture and doesn't...
  5. For one thing, you don't get to claim that the...

    For one thing, you don't get to claim that the Washington Post is "left wing media" when they have just as many uppity conservative nitwits publishing nonsensical columns as the New York Times does. ...
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    As opposed to Christians, who never broadcast...

    As opposed to Christians, who never broadcast their faith in any context in which it would make others uncomfortable, right?
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    This continued insistence that the comics be...

    This continued insistence that the comics be profitable on their own is an oddly petty move on Disney's part. They should be used as a test bed for new characters, concepts, and story ideas, and as...
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    Well sexual assault allegations are the one thing...

    Well sexual assault allegations are the one thing on which the NFL and the PA are completely in agreement on. The PA generally wants to shelter its members from any kind of punishment for anything,...
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    I imagine that most of NFL owners are Trump...

    I imagine that most of NFL owners are Trump supporters, parasitic rent extractors tend to flock together after all.
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    The Steelers kept Roethlisberger around for a...

    The Steelers kept Roethlisberger around for a decade (and counting) after being accused of doing the same thing, you guys aren't allowed to say a damned thing about Brown now.
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    Looking more like 8D chess now, there's no way...

    Looking more like 8D chess now, there's no way the Steelers would ever have traded him to the Patriots so if that's where he wanted to go then he must've been planning something like this and the...
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    The imbalance here is that white people tend to...

    The imbalance here is that white people tend to make movies and shows that everyone watches, whereas productions by non-whites tend to reach only that same demographic and rarely achieve mainstream...
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    Kaepernick is only considered a distraction...

    Kaepernick is only considered a distraction because there is a certain contingent of fans for whom shallow identity politics outweighs any concerns about football, or indeed basic human decency, and...
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    The way I see it, if you are trying to make a...

    The way I see it, if you are trying to make a point that you know will get people angry, instead of trying to sugarcoat it with polite language, it's better just to be direct and honest about what...
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    Jean fans are just more sensitive to this kind of...

    Jean fans are just more sensitive to this kind of portrayal because we are all too used to seeing Jean depicted as wimpy and ineffectual, to the point where it's become a meme among the fandom and...
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    Well the difference is that Kaepernick did...

    Well the difference is that Kaepernick did absolutely nothing wrong, Brown is being obnoxious and unprofessional but isn't really hurting anyone, and Hill is under criminal investigation for serious...
  17. Giving each tribe its own representative would be...

    Giving each tribe its own representative would be a bit excessive, all the ones that live in a single state would have to share one, unless the Indian population as a proportion of the state...
  18. If and when we do finally get that sweeping...

    If and when we do finally get that sweeping constitutional amendment that lays out firm rules for redistricting that stamps out gerrymandering for good, there should be some sort of provision that...
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    I'm sure that the Nazis used plenty of coercion...

    I'm sure that the Nazis used plenty of coercion to find warm bodies for the front lines, but from most of the available accounts, German soldiers were for the most part fully on board with the Nazi...
  20. The real issue is how we can prevent people from...

    The real issue is how we can prevent people from becoming drug addicts in the first place. Alleviating socioeconomic anxiety is one part of that equation, but in most countries, people are far worse...
  21. The fundamental problem of the War on Drugs is...

    The fundamental problem of the War on Drugs is this assumption that it's somehow caused by insidious foreign cartels trying to push drugs onto innocent Americans, when it is in fact the insatiable...
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    If Hollywood hated redheads, then there wouldn't...

    If Hollywood hated redheads, then there wouldn't be so many of them in fiction in the first place, given that in real life they make up a tiny minority of a single race, and even then tend to have...
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    Yeah but casting is inherently subjective and...

    Yeah but casting is inherently subjective and will be influenced by the casting director's inherent biases whether they want that to be so or not. Of course, if every single lead role ends up going...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy-LQH8N6Ug

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy-LQH8N6Ug
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    It's more subtle than that though, since we are...

    It's more subtle than that though, since we are all sort of conditioned by existing media to believe that people in the past were all English speaking white folks. So it just doesn't quite "feel"...
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