myTakes: Society & Politics

legalboxers

Over reach with a broad brush, Fuckery, or taking orders from someone who will tell you to walk into a helicopter spinning

https://www.pressmask.com/2019/03/23/ice-frees-dreamer-flight-attendant-who-was-locked-up-after-mexico-flight/ - ICE frees “Dreamer” flight attendant who was locked up after Mexico flight A Texas flight attendant who was...

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zuricose

Are Progressives more Conservative than the Conservative of today?

I am sure you thought that the title for this article makes no sense, but have you ever thought about it? Perhaps upon further examination you will realize that you are wrong Let’s list some things that makes a...

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Anonymous

Happy new year, explaining the Persian new year!

A lot of my friends are shocked when they hear I do not celebrate Christmas. I guess it's because we have our own holiday that many people may not have heard of, and it may be a good idea to get to know about it! Nowruz,...

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Waffles731

People who want the Seal Hunt in Northern Canada and Alaska to stop are saying they want the native population to starve and freeze to death.

This is my 1st mytake in months, I've turned off Anonymous opinions specifically because if you want to tell me these people who have been doing their thing since the paleolithic should starve, you should at least show...

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Syrian_survivor

Breaking: New Zealand terror attack on mosques yields several casualties

Warning: violent content ahead The incident: Earlier this Friday morning, 49 innocent unarmed Muslims, including elders, women, and children were murdered in mosques, their places of prayer, by mass shooters, in addition...

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legalboxers

You assaulted someone because someone told you to do it. You knew it was wrong, but you did it anyway..

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-encourages-violence-from-his-supporters-theyre-listening_n_5c8bb977e4b0db7da9f29e07- Trump Encourages Violence From His Supporters. They’re Listening President Donald Trump this week...

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ADFSDF1996

Some of the many historic stands against communist/Marxist tyranny and injustice.

The Marxist and communist ideologies may have originated in the 1800s but they weren’t put into practice until the 20th century in the year 1917, when a group of insurgents known as the Bolsheviks took advantage of their...

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legalboxers

Me thinks them are fighting words. Real fighting words..

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-warns-it-would-be-very-bad-if-my-police-biker-gang-fans-decided-to-get-tough-on-my-opponents Trump Warns: It Would Be ‘Very Bad’ if My Police, Biker Gang Fans Decided to Get ‘Tough’ on...

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legalboxers

Nationalist v. Patriot: IT IS NOT THE SAME

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/nationalist A person who strongly identifies with their own nation and vigorously supports its interests, especially to the exclusion or detriment of the interests of other...

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bubble_tea

Why should full-time jobs that pay a living wage be a privilege?

Some people seem to think the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hour (resp. $290/week or $1200/month) is way too high and should not exist. I'm not even sure if it's enough. Can anyone cover their basic needs such as food,...

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SirenDep

Kurdish women fight against ISIS and inequality

Kurdish women have gained a reputation worldwide for their strength and determination when they picked up weapons and took their places on the frontlines in the war against ISIS. While there is no official count, it is...

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ScholaryTeen

The Distinction Between Gender and Sex, or the Lack Thereof

This argument makes two basic assumptions: 1) There is no metaphysical trait that is unique to either sex (the only differences between the sexes are physical). 2) As a society, we strive for the sexes to be as equal as...

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WhatTheHellAmy2

Things Where Mexico Has the #1 Place

Hello, there. Welcome to my first MyTake after 4 years. Today we'll talk about CATEGORIES IN WHICH MY COUNTRY RANKS # 1 We'll go through those prideful first-place rankings and also those shameful ones. 1. Mexico...

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Hispanic-Cool-Guy

Why Western Civilization Has Declined And Why Men Are At Fault

Unless you have been living under a rock in the middle of nowhere then I'm sure you have taken notice how fall down the slope western civilization at least here in the United States and some Caribbean countries have...

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Anonymous

"Conservatives vs Liberals" Doesn't Exist in 2019

You might think it's a clickbait title, since the majority of online discussions nowadays seem to be about that topic, but no, it's not. I am dead serious. LIBERALISM IS DEAD Liberalism is the fundamental belief in a...

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MementoMori_

President Trump's Job Approval Continues To Climb As Democrats Try To Derail The Country

President Trump's Job Approval rating is now at the highest it has been since a few weeks after he took office. And the pace of the increase has been accelerating. The more the Democrats take a negative path, launching...

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PrettyRegular

Trump Administration Accomplishments

Also comment which of these accomplishments are your favorites. All though I live in Europe, Trump is my favorite politician. What a great charracter and a guy who is respected and gets things done. I've always liked the...

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awesometjgreen

It's not my fault I am poor. Why people need to stop being egocentric.

So on my last mytake about the generational gap I came across a comment about how its my fault that I'm poor. This comment pissed me off but especially since I hear Republicans and right wingers use this argument against...

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legalboxers

Bloody Sunday and why its important. VOTING RIGHTS

https://www.history.com/news/selmas-bloody-sunday-50-years-ago I know its not 50.. but still.. What is the significance of this.. The Voting Rights Act... https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/voting-rights-act The...

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BuchitaBuchys

Issues with Affluent Minority Guilt

(VIDEO AT THE END FOR THOSE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO READ) We’re already aware of “white guilt that causes some whites so much guilt, that they’re actually offering modern day reparations! (I'm not joking), But there’s also...

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legalboxers

This is my reason I refuse to play nice in the sandbox

So I was reading an article in my local paper a few days ago, and I happen to see this:...

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awesometjgreen

There's definitely a generational gap and it's ruining our country. Here's why!

So I'm writing this mytake not just because I want to see your opinions, but because I'm staying up late Tonight to study for my math exam and you guys and gals notifications will keep me up (please wish me luck also)....

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dantetheexplorer

First World, Second World, Third World - Outdated and Irrelevant Terminology

Although you almost never see people use "Second World", you will still see people using "First World" or "Third World" even in 2019. These terms were used during the Cold War and are irrelevant today. Style guides...

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Anonymous

Alternative view on Trump, his portrayal by the media, and "The Wall"

First I would like to state that I do not get into politics and I do not want any extremist responses. That said, I do believe there is a reason he is being slammed by the mainstream media and there is a reason he...

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sjoes006

Brexit risks a return to dormant, but existing, violence from The Troubles- please help peace in Ireland

Please do keep calm but remember that a divided Ireland threatens the peace in Ireland. A physical border could temper otherwise peaceful waters. Remaining status quo is key. We’ve had mostly 20 years of peace in...

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MrMansonsPocketPssy

Why I Need Feminism

"But... don't you hate men then?" Men are not inherently evil or abusive, and saying they are delegitimizes the fact that abusive men make fully autonomous choices to treat women (and….everyone lmao) like shit. However,...

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BuchitaBuchys

Who's Keeping Us Poor? Part 2

(THIS IS A LONG READ, SORRY. I MADE A VIDEO, LINK AT THE END, IN CASE Y'ALL DIDN'T WANNA READ) Friendly reminder that I'm not an economist, sociologist, historian or any other professional. Also, we were so poor the...

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CoffeeWC

Ranting on Feminism

Disclaimer: This is just me ranting about stuff. I am sure this question will trigger a lot of feminists. So if you are not ready to be triggered, than you probably shouldn't read this. This take isn't just ranting on...

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ADFSDF1996

How stereotyping and socially acceptable prejudice negatively affects the Asian male

As I’ve mentioned before, the relations between the Asian-American communities and the liberals are strained. More and more Asians continue to abandon the liberal community because they realize that liberalism doesn’t...

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EnglishArtsteacher

Notable Massacres in the United States of America, From Colorado to Illinois.

You may not have heard, but last week, another massacre happened in the United States of America. Regardless if the rate of massacre in the USA have increased or not, it's still troubling that we go through this what...

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legalboxers

Education in 2019: If it sounds right to you. Then do it!

https://www.crimeonline.com/2019/02/13/teacher-tells-elementary-school-students-that-martin-luther-king-committed-suicide-says-10-year-old-boy-is-headed-to-prison-because-of-his-clothing-report/ - Teacher tells elementary...

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Jager66

What Actually Happened Friday While the Media and never Trumper's freeked out over Trumps "National Emergency".

Friday's Rose Garden announcements created a media storm for other events that went largely unreported. There were actually 3 (three) Executive Actions taken, only one of which involved a National Emergency declaration....

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legalboxers

How did we end up here? You did not like hope and change, but you wanted to Make America Great Again

https://www.youtube.com/embed/WJ4AARKRmWs "If you see someone ready to throw a tomato, knock the crap out of them" He made the following: - Lock Her Up (Hillary Clinton) - Repeal and Replace Obamacare (NOT REBRANDED...

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Anonymous

Has any president been quite like Trump?

The Ugly Truth Now please before you choose to string me up, allow me to tell you that I used that picture only because it was the quickest I could find. While I do think that they share certain qualities, they were not...

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DanoMR98

Rhetoric for Lefties: Dogwhistles and Bad Faith

How do you become a rhetorical tactician? It's a learning process. One thing's for sure, though. If an argument cannot be had in good faith, is there even an argument to be had? You'll find yourself, when talking to a...

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legalboxers

The Brit.. Erm... The Russ.. Erm... The Liber.. Erm.. THE MEXICANS ARE COMING! THE CARAVANS ARE COMING! Murders, Terrorists, brown people..

So we had a government shut down for 35 days, because someone didn't get his wall. Now we don't know what the "wall" is, fencing, slats, or something else. And mind you, this "wall" was suppose to be paid for by Mexico....

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MissPeach35

Racism In Another Way...

I should really be doing my homework right now but there is this one thing niggling at the back of my mind creating a feeling of anger inside of me which I feel the need to share, and writing about it and hearing people's...

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legalboxers

Education is fundamental and the teacher who teaches is the driver which delivers the education

Happy Friday Gagers.... In today's Edition of Friday Morning GaG. We again explore the wonderful world which you are glued to.No its not your favorite soap opera, and no, Im sorry its not Jerry Springer or Judge Judy...

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John_Doesnt

Understanding Socialism: "Were the Nazis socialists?"

This take is part of a series to help educate the many people who have no idea what socialism is. Where the Nazis Socialists? Not in practice. They called themselves the socialist party of Germany, but I like to call...

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Robertcw

Thomas’s theorem from sociology explains much of what doesn’t make sense to me with respect to sexual markets and seduction!

This will be short, because it’s mostly just a way for me to organize my thoughts after a lightbulb moment.💡 The question is ‘social status’ and status symbols. With the chief paradox being: most status symbols are not...

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