Archive for ‘racism’

September 25, 2017

Oooo, SNAP!

by allthoughtswork

Trump disses NFL player Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racism:

“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired. He’s fired!’”

Kaepernick’s Mom, for the win:


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August 30, 2017

The era of blind faith in big data must end

by allthoughtswork

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Cathy O’Neil gives a drop dead presentation on how biased and sneaky algorithms can be…and how they’re probably screwing you right now. 

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August 14, 2017

I forgive him for dissing lovely cats….

by allthoughtswork

…but comparing them even obliquely to Trump is going too far.


August 12, 2017

Where racism eclipses stupidity

by allthoughtswork

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Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s show “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me” was bantering with the other guests about the eclipse in the U.S. and he quipped:

“This is interesting and true: 92% of the counties in the path of that totality, complete darkness, voted for Trump….

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December 8, 2016

If it walks like a Goose . . .

by duncanr

March 7, 2016

Trump’s Supporters

by duncanr

March 9, 2015

Je Suis Steve

by duncanr

up yours, Jimmy !

up yours, Jimmy !

oh dear, seems a lot of my compatriots (and some non-Scots too) are up in arms about a Steve Bell cartoon published in the Guardian newspaper – claiming it is racist –

well, some might certainly see it as offensive and I (as a Scot masel) can see why they may think so, but is it worth getting one’s knickers in a twist ?

I didn’t comment on the murder of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and staff because . . .

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February 24, 2015

I’m Not a Racist but . . .

by duncanr

a UKIP councillor claims “there’s absolutely no way I’m a racist” because she knows some Asian shopkeepers but then confesses she has a ‘problem’ with ‘negroes’

Rozanne Duncan has since been expelled from UKIP because of her views but continues to deny she is a racist –

is she right to do so?

she does not . . .

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