So I recently (and perhaps mistakenly) Lost my temper in a thread here on Fanpop. I'd rather not link to it, as it wasn't my finest Stunde and I perhaps embarrassed myself.
I will say that yes, it was about Obama.
I will also say that no, it wasn't a logical discussion about Obama.
Let me begin Von saying that I like Obama-- but I know he isn't perfect. I am open to criticism, and actually complimented (in a Kommentar to my parents) right-wing politicians who held up their counter-health care proposal in silent protest during a speech on the topic. I complimented them because they were being dignified...
In this Sept. 3, 2008 file photo, Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, pumps her fist during her speech at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, file)
I can't stand Sarah Palin. The funny thing is, I can actually respect John McCain. I disagree with his policies, and how he's milking his war record for everything it's worth, and he's a little too much like busch than I'd like, but I do respect him as a politician, a veteran, and a pretty well-spoken guy. I actually wanted him to win the candidacy, because there were others in the running I did not respect, mostly because they showed little respect to people who hold my values.
That said, let's talk about Sarah Palin's values. Sarah Palin scares me Mehr than John McCain, much like Dick Cheney...
I've been disheartened to hear rhetoric and see actions in the media lately that Zeigen me just how appallingly sexist our so-called "modern" and progressive society still is.
Yes, I'm calling sexism on this one, and no, that's not a word I wave around carelessly.
I'm calling sexism because a number of women's issues have come up in the public Forum lately, and no one seems to care A) what women think about that oder B) perspectives on issues that aren't fifty years old. I recently gepostet link which details exactly how offensive these conversations are.
This Artikel details the arguments supporting the position that "wooden pencils are better than mechanical pencils" in the link, in order to ensure that arguments are not repeated and also for the audience to keep track of the arguments and their counters. This Artikel was last updated on 8 April 2008.
The arguments come in two forms: arguments for the superiority of wooden pencils, and arguments for the inferiority of mechanical pencils.
Wooden Pencil Superiority
Argument: Wooden pencils write thicker than mechanical ones. Counter-argument: Thinner lines are preferable where thin sharp lines are...