“I kinda need to hear from someone who is offended by this. Maybe I'm completely insensitive, but I don't see the problem. Not like people doing blackface decades ago where they ridiculed the character with hideous racial stereotypes. I don't get any sense that Hough was demeaning the person actor or character she was portraying.”
Manson Dubstep on Oct 28, 2013 at 18:59:08
“You won't find anyone offended by this. Another writer using race to make their stories popular.”
“I am so sick of hearing marijuana arrest stories I could scream.
We need to legalize this stuff and get real.
It's less addictive than alcohol and less of a health hazard than tobacco. It is beneficial as a medicine for several ailments. Millions of people are using it regularly with no ill effect. Hundreds of thousands of people are busted every year for posession. It's ridiculous.
What a waste of resources to foolishly continue to try to chase away marijuana use.”
General Nuisance on Apr 14, 2012 at 19:44:47
“Unfortunatley, we live in America, The most powerful nation on the planet, also..the most backward. Go figure.”
“Well duh, people, it's a prayer, It is clearly a religious statement. Sorry, folks, it has no place in a public school. The government is not supposed to impose a religion on the people. It still surprises me that people still don't understand that.”
chatnuptime1 on Jan 28, 2012 at 03:47:05
“Public schools are not Agents of the Goverments will.. it neither imposes nor suppresses religious veiws. In this case the student body a student wrote the prayer. What part of this don't you understand.. Goverment will not "establish" meaning support one religion over another nor will it supress the expression of religion? The constitution by no means say that will be devoid of religious expression only that it will not endorse any particular religion based on majority. If you have a problem understanding that.. Take out of your wallet a Dollar Bill and read that bill carefully... that part that sais.. "IN GOD WE TRUST" Oops was that Federal note a no no?”
“Todd Phillips, You have totally overlooked one of the main reasons, perhaps the main one, why it is almost impossible to defeat an incumbent congressperson: In almost every state, the party in power has gerrymandered the congressional districts to favor their party. The way both parties do it, is to make almost every district safe for that congressperson, both their own and the opposition's. They adjust demographics so their condidates win by slim but sure margins while the opposition candidates win by very large margins. Very few districts are "swing" districts anymore. So, congresspeople are safe as long as they vote straight party line politics. It's only when they show an inclination to compromise, that their re-election is in jeopardy. Why didn't you mention this? Until the states do what California finally has done, an initiative to draw districts impartially, this absurd corruption of our system will continue.”
“I'm a huge Fareed fan and like DocEagle I'm probably going to have to subscribe to Time just to continue to read such an important commentator.
But he needs to take his lumps. Why didn't he just give the original author credit where credit was due when he wanted to use a good comment?
His TV show and magazine columns ravenously gobble up endless quantites of content. He has to be far more prodigious than, say, an independent free-lance journalist. That's no excuse, but it probably helps explain his using someone else's material.”