Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- Letter to my pro-life Facebook friends: Please stop showing those photos
You are lazily engaging in the tactics and argumentative gambits that, sadly, we have all come to expect but still cannot completely comprehend. You are harming lives in the process. And that is not “pro-life.”
- Lessons from “The Beast Side”: “Imagine how the cops would have reacted if a hate-spewing, black extremist had shot up a white church”
. “Imagine how the cops would have reacted if a hate-spewing, black extremist had shot up a white church prayer meeting, telling his victims as he blasted them at point-blank range, ‘I’ll give you something to pray about’?” For white readers, it’s a useful thought experiment — for black readers, it’s an unnecessary one.
- Planned Parenthood Should File the 'Mother of All Defamation Suits'
The smearing of Planned Parenthood by verbal statements (slander) and film and written words (libel), together called "defamation", requires a vigorous response, in the only language that these thugs understand–money and requirement to tell the truth or face jail time–by filing a defamation lawsuit against all their false accusers.
- Study: White People React to Evidence of White Privilege by Claiming Greater Personal Hardships
Researchers point out that progress on racial equality is limited by the fact that many whites deny the existence of inequities.