By now it’s widely acknowledged that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been on the receiving end of a number of allegations about inappropriate sexual conduct and behaviour… Read more “Weinstein”
http://meerkatmusings.co.uk/guns-and-stats-comparison-of-nations/ The link is very simple. It compares different countries and their homicide rates, along with their gun laws. Draw your own conclusions.
Is freedom the right to have one of these? Or the right to do this… … without fear? Some (and I must emphasise, only some) of the… Read more “What Defines Your Freedom?”
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I can already hear the men clicking on this and getting outraged. “It’s not all men!” “That wasn’t even sexist, it was just…
Okay, boys and girls, gather ’round and I’ll tell you another story about…Captain Deflecto! (applause, excited squeals) Who, in the guise of President donald trump, uses his… Read more “The Adventures of Captain Deflecto”
This is what’s going on – it’s not about disrespecting the flag, it’s about drawing attention to the plight of people who would otherwise have no voice.
Kneeling during the National Anthem is not disrespectful.
Kneeling during the National Anthem is not meant to offend veterans or anyone actively serving in the military.
If either of these responses are your answer for why you don’t approve of athletes kneeling for the anthem then you are a part of the problem.
By using these responses you are choosing disregard the explanations that have been given over and over again. You are choosing to ignore the voices that are calling out for help. You are choosing to ignore the fact that there is a much bigger problem behind it all.
Don’t get me wrong, I can look at it from the other side and see how those misconceptions can be formed. However, if you listen and look at everything that Colin Kaepernick has done since he started this movement, you can see exactly what his intentions are. You don’t…
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