Category Archives: Whiners

37 Things White People Need To Stop Ruining In 2018

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Number 7 is “And the United States of America”. Also, apparently, “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child is a “classic”. Which white people need to stop ruining.

I think white people are also ruining author Patrice Peck’s hair, damn them.

Patrice Peck 

Patrice Peck lives at the intersection of #blackgirlmagic, culture and technology. When she’s not putting an end to #blacksalonproblems with her beauty startup CRÈME, she’s pondering her next hairstyle and exploring NYC.

 

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Baby Boomers caused great harm

A typical Millennial criticism of the Boomer legacy was published in the National Post this spring. Sabrina Maddeaux begins a defense of her cohort by first recalling the many waves of invaders who sacked Rome over a millennia, and then shifting her focus tightly on the “bloated, all-consuming generation” born in the “devil-spawning era between 1946 and 1964,” who’ve described her peers as spoiled, feckless, lazy, shallow and entitled.
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‘Absolute shock and horror,’ expressed over Lethbridge high school grads Cowboys and Indians costume party

Tieja Medicine Crane, a Grade 12 student at a different high school in the city, said she felt offended when she saw the posts online.

“The story behind the headdress is that every feather means something. It was an act of bravery. You earned all those feathers in order to make the headdress,” Medicine Crane said.

“I will never be able to wear a headdress because I haven’t earned it … So someone else, not from my culture, is going to wear it? That’s really offensive.”

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Dead criminal’s family complains victim’s AR-15 made the fight unfair

In case you haven’t already heard, a 23-year-old man from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma made headlines this week when he shot and killed three teenage home invaders. The three teens had robbed the garage earlier that day, then returned to try the main house. They awoke Zach Peters, the homeowner’s son, who grabbed his AR-15 and defended himself against 3 armed and masked intruders. Max Cook, 19; Jacob Redfearn, 17; and Jake Woodruff, 16, were shot and killed. Cook’s 21-year-old girlfriend, get-away driver, and “robbery mastermind” Elizabeth Rodriguez was arrested and charged with three counts of both first degree murder and burglary. Her murder charges come from the felony murder rule which charges anyone involved in a felony with murder if a death occurs during or due to the felonious act.

Now the family of one of the deceased criminals is complaining. They don’t believe it was fair that Peters was allowed to defend himself with an AR-15 when the criminals were only armed with knives and brass knuckles.

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Vile wench whinges in the appalling Guardian about how “The far right wants to exploit the Westminster attack” – but, like, London’s too cool to let them, man

‘When the first news of the attack in Westminster began filtering through, I, along with many others, felt that familiar knot in our stomach – the kind one feels when braced for a predictable battle to separate fact from hysteria, plead for a sense of proportionality and entreat the hurt and the angry not to generalise. Despite being poised for the response, something felt different this time. Seemingly within minutes, former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson was at the scene stirring hate while the shock was fresh. Nigel Farage was on the radio a few hours later, spewing predictable bile. Katie Hopkins published her usual MailOnline column, its tone sharpened to meet the high-octane moment, and was hosted on Fox News. Twitter abuse flooded towards Sadiq Khan, unleashed by Donald Trump Jr, who criticised London’s mayor hours after the attack for a perfectly reasonable and responsible claim he made six months ago that terrorist incidents were now part of the experience of living in a large city. We can only assume he singled out Khan because he was Muslim. All this happened in less than 24 hours after the attack.’

I swear they type these pieces in their sleep. She probably has ten on file, ready to go. But I guess she forgot, no doubt in a rare access of honesty, to mention the part where she felt bad for the maimed and murdered victims. Oops.

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‘Let’s take this off air!’ Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry accuses Sky News presenter of sexism because he asked her to name the French foreign minister

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The remarkable exchange came at the end of a tetchy interview.

When asked whether she could name the French Foreign minister Mr Ayrault, Ms Thornberry said: ‘Don’t start pub-quizing me, Dermot. Don’t start pub quizzing me.’

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UK: 20-year-old Muslim law student threatens legal action over wafer-free Kit Kats

Alternative headline: Do Not Get Between A Fat Entitled Muslim Chick And Her Sugar Rush

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Saima Ahmad

I’m inclined to see this more as a batshit-crazy-lawsuit story than a “Muslim” story – I find it hard to connect even the most watered-down lawfare with a scheme to accumulate a Scrooge McDuck bank vault size supply of Kit Kats, I think she’s just generally being an attention-seeking greedy chancer – but of course YMMV.    h/t

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Male Chauvinism in Canadian Politics?

Tie one on. Slogging through this requires a stiff drink:

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel knows it would not be easy to become leader of her party.

In a string of tweets late Wednesday, Rempel outlined multiple reasons why people would tell her not to run to replace Stephen Harper, who stepped down after the Tories were swept out of office on election night.

“All your DMs (direct messages) telling me to do it aren’t helping. I’m a 35-year-old chick. We’re not supposed to do these sorts of things, you know?” she tweeted. …

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It is no secret that being a woman on the Hill is not always easy. It has been described as a “testosterone palace” by one Conservative senator, while Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has said the culture around politics is “men can get away with abuse of power. It’s endemic in politics. It shouldn’t be that way.”

 

Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau has promised to ensure 50 per cent of his cabinet is made up of women and that is a great first step, equality advocates say.

“(Trudeau) recognizes the kind of talent and expertise that women are bringing to the table,” Nancy Peckford of Equal Voice told Yahoo Canada News on Friday.

 

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he would not even advise a woman against aborting her unborn baby simply because she’s a girl because, as he said, the “Liberal Party is the party standing up for people’s rights.”

 

Peckford said it would even be better if. when Trudeau names his cabinet on Nov. 4, some of those female MPs are given non-traditional portfolios, like agriculture or finance.

 

Yep.

Good times….

 

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