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Goodbye Rosie
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Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 @ 12:11 PM EDT
May 30 2018

Roseanne's politics on her television show never bothered me that much. What bothered me was the episode where she was using her granddaughter's ability to mimic the electronic beep of the price scanner to shoplift items from the grocery store self check-out.

This sort of lessened her moral authority when having to deal with her older granddaughter shoplifting thrift store clothes to get money to move out of the Connor household and back to Chicago. That was obscured by Roseanne's response to being called a "stupid old hillbilly", namely forcing her granddaughter's head into the sink and spraying her with water.

Whatever. Children need good role models, and the recently resurfaced Roseannes- both the real life and the sitcom versions- left much to be desired.

One upside- calling her out on her "Ambien tweeting" excuse, drugmaker Sanofi tweeted:


Categories: Racism, Roseanne Barr, TV


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Make American great again.
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Published Thursday, July 14, 2016 @ 12:07 AM EDT
Jul 14 2016

This is from 1949, five years before I was born. Why is this still an issue?


Categories: Racism, Superman, Tolerance


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Of course, it was the 50s, and he's an alien...
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Published Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 9:29 PM EST
Nov 21 2015


Categories: Immigration, Racism, Superman


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"Utterly depressing"
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Published Thursday, December 04, 2014 @ 2:59 AM EST
Dec 04 2014

"We are definitely not living in a post-racial society. And I can imagine there are a lot of people out there wondering how much of a society we're living in at all."
-Jon Stewart


Categories: Daily Show, Eric Garner, Jon Stewart, Racism


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Oh no, black people!
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Published Wednesday, December 03, 2014 @ 11:02 PM EST
Dec 03 2014

"I have a dream, Jon, that one day the actions of a few bleeping white people will be seen as discrediting their entire race."
-Larry Wilmore


Categories: Bill O'Reilly, Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, Racism


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