Hat tip to HighJive. “The chief’s supporters prefer the term “symbol” and say that “mascot” has become the politically correct word used by critics who believe the chief is a politically incorrect representation of Native Americans.”
Excellent article analyzing the Celebrity Big Brother story. Hat tip to Sepia Mutiny. “Just as nauseating is the play-off between ugly white slags and beautiful Indian princesses – a familiar Orientalist male fantasy.”
1. Attack the person, not the argument…Accuse your opponent of being “maladjusted,” “paranoid,” “angry and/or bitter,” “whiny,” “ungrateful,” “over-reactive/dramatic,” or call them a “reverse racist.”…
Thanks Jason! “N.M. Gov Throws Sombrero Into Ring.” Yup, that’s an actual screen capture above. When Oliver decides to run for office, I can’t wait until the New York Post prints the headline: WANG THROWS CHINAMAN’S HAT INTO THE RING
Thanks Jason! ” Speaking of Obama, I asked Richardson if he felt any sort of kinship with the Illinois senator, given that they each come from bicultural backgrounds…Richardson has an American father and a Mexican mother. “Yeah, a little bit,” he said,
Thanks Geraly! “last semester, photos surfaced from a fraternity and sorority party called “tacos and tequila”…people dressed as gardeners, pregnant women and border patrol agents.”
“There is even a new word for black fans of indie rock: “blipster,” which was added to UrbanDictionary .com last summer, defined as “a person who is black and also can be stereotyped by appearance, musical taste, and/or social scene as a hipster.”
“Do you think the “we are just copying rappers” excuse is acceptable, why or why not? And last, if you think these parties are wrong, how would you explain this to a white person who thinks that it’s harmless and s/he is just copying rappers?”
“very few, if any, white people were born into the world of hip hop…And there’s nothing wrong with that… If you’re going to immerse yourself in another culture, at least do it respectfully. I think that’s all this show is asking of white rappers
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