This week has seen the cancellation of "Roseanne," the most popular show on television following a racist tweet from Roseanne Barr. At the same time, cable talk show host Samantha Bee comes under fire for calling Ivanka Trump a 'feckless cunt.' While sponsors have been quick to pull their ads, so far the show remains on the air. Is there a double standard at play and why do we care what celebrities say in the first place?Read Entire Article
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With the state of all that is going on in the world, Brian and I are pondering the definition and application of intelligence not only in general but in this great nation of ours. It seems more and more that people both misunderstand and misapply what we all need most right now, intelligence. Please accept our apologies for the audio quality, there were some technical difficulties, nothing too major and the problem has been corrected for future podcasts. Thank you for listening.Read Entire Article
As the Parkland School students attempt to maintain momentum with the push for reasonable Gun legislation, Brian and I felt like having a quick Proversation about the subject. Time was tight for us the day we recorded, so I am sure we will revisit the subject as the situation evolves.
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If there’s one thing it seems you are not supposed to talk about in public, it’s POLITICS. It’s not for the dinner table. It’s not for parties. It’s not for the workplace. It’s not for social engagements. It’s not proper talk on a first date. It’s not proper talk on the 10,000th date. We are just not supposed to talk about politics anymore.
It wasn’t always the case in this great nation of ours. Before electronic media, debates were part of public discourse, and were often staged events that occurred in the Town Hall and people would attend for entertainment. Debate was encouraged.Read Entire Article