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Politics

Google-owned Quora: It’s Rude Not to Laugh at Dead Conservative Opponents

Evidently some liberal decided to take offense at the post below. The question: Is it karma or Irony that John McDaniel, a vocal protester against the Governor of Ohio’s shutdown orders, has recently died of COVID-19? One wonders if it’s okay for conservatives to mock women who die during abortions, [Read More]

War

Revisionist History Is Alive and Well on Social Media: Japan as Victim

Scott Kerwin, writing at Quora, takes on a common revisionist theme – that the US was responsible for the war with Japan, and ultimately the atomic bombings were war crimes perpetrated against an innocent people. This question garnered over 20k views, 3 shares and over 400 upvotes before Quora took [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

African-Americans and the Second Amendment

Scott Kerwin, writing at Quora, takes on the belief common on the Left that the African-American community supports gun control because they suffer from a disproportionate level of violence. But Kerwin points out that this same community also suffers a disproportionate level of state-sanctioned violence – racist actions by the [Read More]

Culture

On Cultural Appropriation: How Appropriation is Characteristic of Culture

Scott Kerwin writing at Quora answers the question, “Why do people not like cultural appropriation?” You may be too young to remember, but are you familiar with the Japanese PS2 game Katamari Damacy? If it wasn’t designed by the Japanese I’d say it was designed by two surfers tripping acid. [Read More]

Race Relations

Guilty of Being White

Olzhas Yessenbayev isn’t white but gives an interesting defense for those who are when addressing the question, “What sucks about being white?” at Quora, a Google company. Olzhas writes: Quick disclaimer here: I am not White. I am not European. I am Asian, and I come from such a part [Read More]

Pop culture

I Can’t Hear You Over the Sound of My Freedom

Murphy Barrett confronts a question at Quora, “Do Americans have any idea their patriotism might be exaggerated from the point of view of foreigners?” His answer has been viewed over 40,000 times and has been upvoted almost 3,000 times. Read it here in it’s entirety.  Do Americans have any idea [Read More]

Culture

Why is the Right Wing So Anti-Intellectual?

Ashley Lande, writing at Quora, rises to the challenge to take on this common misconception about the Right. Here’s her answer, taken from Quora, a Google company. Let me ask you a question. Do you have one of those areas of experience you’re knowledgeable in because you’ve known it since [Read More]

No Picture
The Council Has Spoken!

Public Sector Uselessness

Still on the road. Wanted to get the votes up however. Congratulations to First place council winner – Wolf Howling – with the winning council entry: Public Sector Unions: A Toxin, A Crisis & An Opportunity On the non-council side is a submission by Chicago Boyz with the winning article [Read More]

Faith

Wintery Weasels

Another Wednesday, another contest!! If you, like me are stuck in the aftermath of a pounding snowstorm and bitter cold then I have a prescription for you. Grab a hot tea, coffee or even something mind altering like hot buttered rum or perhaps a steeping hot lemonade with a touch [Read More]