Stupid People Love Stupid Global Warming Photos

Stupid People Love Stupid Global Warming Photos

Probably the hottest thing going on the internet right now are Climate Central photos posted by Slate that make it look like in the future you’ll have to canoe to the Statue of Liberty. These “amazing” photos showcase what American cities might look like in 2300 if the shit hits the world fan – though if we actually had a world fan it’s possible global warming wouldn’t be so much of an issue. The pics are explained like this: One of Lamm’s scenarios—12 feet of sea level rise—is now squarely in the middle of projections,…

Salon Ignores Inconvenient Fort Hood Facts To Get Clicks

Salon Ignores Inconvenient Fort Hood Facts To Get Clicks

In its never-ending quest to click-bait its readers with “intolerance”, this week Salon decided to go with the terrorist angle – stating that people who practice Islam are unfairly labeled terrorists. Here’s the gist of the article: Despite the strikingly parallel narratives of both men forever linked as Fort Hood shooters, who were both ruled out as terrorists by law enforcement, the media coverage of Lopez and Hasan has been markedly different. Specifically, Lopez, like many other non-Muslims who have used firearms to kill, has been classified as “mentally ill,” while only Hasan has…

Racists’ Money Works Too

Racists’ Money Works Too

This week, old creepy guy Donald Sterling got caught saying racist things to his weird girlfriend-type-thing or whatever you call it when someone is dating a person 50 years older than them. What Sterling said is really indefensible, and you can’t really fault the NBA for banning him for life. But the public is overreacting to the situation. As ESPN Bomani Jones pointed out, no one cared when Sterling was committing actual housing violations against minorities that hurt real people, nor did they care when he discriminated against his own staff….