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Trevor Noah takes Vice President-elect Pence to task for...

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Trevor Noah takes Vice President-elect Pence to task for defending Donald Trump’s tweets.

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I've been saying today that I don't know for sure that Pence isn't a lizard person, so I'm just gonna go ahead and assume it's true.
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neo nazi trigger warning first of all

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fumbledeegrumble:

smarmygryffindor:

so, in case you haven’t heard of Stormfront (here’s the tumblr post about it), I figured it was worth posting here so people can be aware of their actual tactics:

notice shit like “this isn’t about anti-whites, use them to humiliate them and make them look bad” and “winning isn’t important”. this is why i say not to argue with fascists, at least, not seriously. if you do, argue with them calmly at first and post sources and all that shit to prove that you’ve got facts and reasoning on your side for the sake of others who will read it, and under no circumstances let them piss you off or upset you. then, once you’ve made your point well enough, just start fucking with them back. don’t make the mistake of thinking arguing with fascists is a debate; it’s all for show, all about who can make the other one look worse. so it’s vital that you point out how fucking inane their talking points are, yes, but it’s also vital that you let them (and everyone else) know that you Are Not Taking Them Seriously. Because you shouldn’t, no one should. You don’t have to prove that human beings deserve rights and racism is wrong. As soon as you start to treat them as equals in debate on the topic of human rights, you inadvertently let them gain ground that should never be surrendered.

Guys, I don’t often ask this, but do me a favor and reblog this if you see it. Stormfront is a gigantic operation for the modern neo-nazi movement, and I don’t see nearly enough people even recognizing their existence.

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This Polish Christmas Ad Is Going Viral And You Need To See It To Understand Why

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Allegro, the most popular Polish online auction has released a touching Christmas commercial. It’s a story about an elderly Pole who orders a book called “English For Beginners” and starts a mission to learn a new language.


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Created by Warsaw-based agency Bardzo, “English” makes a statement that things can carry a deep and profound purpose. As the old man goes on with his quest we laugh at the funny scenes and can’t help but wonder “Why is he going through all of this?”

More info: YouTube (h/t)

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Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About - The New Yorker

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Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About - The New Yorker:

Now is the time to refuse the blurring of memory. Each mention of “gridlock” under Obama must be wrought in truth: that “gridlock” was a deliberate and systematic refusal of the Republican Congress to work with him. Now is the time to call things what they actually are, because language can illuminate truth as much as it can obfuscate it. Now is the time to forge new words. “Alt-right” is benign. “White-supremacist right” is more accurate.

Now is the time to talk about what we are actually talking about. “Climate contrarian” obfuscates. “Climate-change denier” does not. And because climate change is scientific fact, not opinion, this matters.

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homework

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Rock vs. Paper in 2020

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