MFW the Patriarchy kicks in:
How dare those Nasty Boys exercise their Freedom of Speech in a manner not approved by the Shrill Left…..
Actually, on election night, the Trumpster Bros came at Seven Sister alum Hillary.
That went well; she is still hungover and the sisterhood are still crying…..
Do they really want a Round Two?
Double or Nothing; say, for Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat?
Careful what you wish for.
@3 My what a frightened little cum splat you are.
Jew-hating, homophobic, and sexist? What are they, Islamic?
please do not lump us mediocre white guys in with Bannon et al. I'm doing the best I can :(
When I watch the modern day storm troopers of the Trump movement take such glee in their own ignorance I am struck with awe. I am reminded of Stephen Sondhiems line "Mam's inhumanity to man is as wondrous as Peru." They wear their ignorance as a badge of pride, just like the Cheeto Il Duce. Lies don't matter, a lack of basic decency doesn't matter, ignorance doesn't matter. Just hate anyone you envy, anyone who is educated, any minority that tries to rise, anyone who isn't European and a male.
@8 not many Christians throwing the gays off the tops of buildings..please try again

No, they just run an ice pick through their foreheads, or a few thousand volts through their genitals, and call it "conversion therapy"...
Right on, Megan!! We've got to be stronger and mouthier than ever now.
@12, just like murder and BTW: that's illegal in the US...throwing us off of buildings isn't in the Middle East.

So take your false equivalency elsewhere...your narrative has lost it's power
Not everything is fear, and when one calls someone else afraid for being hateful, then that can be potentially provoking. Be careful. Clearly articles such as this do have an effect, but not necessarily that which you wish for.
I love how the best defense for asshole's heinous crap is "Hey, at least we're not as bad as the Taliban!" Yeah, good going guys. You've cleared the Taliban bar. On a scale of 0 to ISIS, you're well above zero. Well above.

Oh, and free speech. "Hey, free speech, man!" Yeah, great job dudes. The shit you said is not literally a fucking crime. Law enforcement officers are not obligated to cuff you and stuff you in the back of a police cruiser because of what you said. You've cleared the 'not going to jail for saying this' bar.

In choosing a President and his administration, can't we ask for just a bit more? We can't have 200 or 300 million people working in the West Wing. We need some criteria to narrow it down a bit, some way of finding those who riser above, who meet some higher standard than not-the-Taliban, or not-a-felon. Conservatives are not sending us their best.
My favorite thing is how one side claims to love equality and fights against sexism, homophobia, etc., and then says "YAY WE LOVE ISLAM!", the religion that persecutes all of the above in every Muslim majority country on the planet.

Fuckin numbnuts.
To the Editor,

I am the president of the Smith Club of Westchester County. I enjoy reading the Sophian online because it helps me stay abreast of developments at the school.

I read your article about [President] Carol [Christ]'s resignation and it had some interesting statistics. It mentioned the percentage increase in the population of women of color and foreign students. The gist of the article was that one of Carol's objectives coming into the position was to increase diversity and the article gave statistics that showed that she did.

As someone who has followed admissions for many years, I can tell you how the school is viewed by students in Westchester and Fairfield Counties. First, these counties are some of the wealthiest in the country. The children have parents who are highly educated and accomplished and have high household incomes. The children are programmed from day one to get into Ivy League schools.

To this demographic, Smith is a safety school. Also, very few of these students want to go to a single sex school. With the exception of Wellesley, it is not hard to get into the Seven Sisters any more. The reason why Wellesley is more selective is because it is smaller than Smith and in a better geographic location – Boston beats Northampton.

The people who are attending Smith these days are A) lesbians or B) international students who get financial aid or C) low-income women of color who are the first generation in their family to go to college and will go to any school that gives them enough money. Carol emphasizes that this is one of her goals, and so that's why the school needs more money for scholarships or D) white heterosexual girls who can't get into Ivy League schools.

Smith no longer looks at SATs because if it did, it would have to report them to U.S. News & World Report. Low-income black and Hispanic students generally have lower SATs than whites or Asians of any income bracket. This is an acknowledged fact because they don't have access to expensive prep classes or private tutors.

To accomplish [President Christ's] mission of diversity, the school is underweighting SAT scores. This phenomenon has been widely discussed in the New York Times Education section. If you reduce your standards for grades and scores, you drop in the rankings, although you have accomplished a noble social objective. Smith has one of the highest diversity rates in the country.

-Anne Spurzem '84
The KKK has killed more Americans than ISIS.

That would be the KKK, newly invigorated by Trump.

In fact, all our own white domestic terrorists have a higher kill rate in the US than Islam.

Tramp's response to that body count?

He retweets them.
The KKK is a Democratic institution.
Just ask Robert Byrd, out and proud KKK Democrat Senator.

Planned Parenthood kills more Americans, more black Americans, in a week than the KKK has in 150 years.
just so you know...
@20, who cares about Americans? Islam kills a metric shit-ton of Muslims every year. Fuck Christianity, but definitely fuck Islam too. The fact that the most fucked up religion operating today is not only supported but encouraged by the shit-for-brains Left in this country just about says it all.
#22 Bullshit.
Historically, Christianity's body count is stunning.

There's a reason the KKK burns crosses.

Of course, recently Christians have specialized in assassinating doctors, people of color and gays, but not limited themselves to those groups.

Bigotry is always followed by a body count, so the Trump era will undoubtedly be fruitful in that metric, if none other.

Conversion therapy may be thoroughly discredited, but it's also still widely practiced in this country (currently, there are only five states where it's outright banned). Plus, our Vice President-elect is, by his own account, a strong supporter of the practice.

So, far from being a "false equivalency", it is in fact a quite relevant one...

And the fact that the world's second most fucked-up religion (from a purely long-term historical perspective they're both running neck-and-neck, IMO) operating today is not only supported but encouraged by the shit-for-brains Right in this country says a lot as well.

I mean, if we're going to go down that proverbial "any egregious behavior committed by the few reflects negatively on the many" argument...

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