When money and ego go unchecked (or Donald Trump runs for president)

There’s something special about watching Donald Trump begin to realize the mortality of his public persona as he wildly flails for his last breath. Continue reading “When money and ego go unchecked (or Donald Trump runs for president)”

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The 12 most infamous racist tweets, ‘Twitter attacks’ on Asians

Racist Tweets attack Asians on Twitter

Twitter can be a powerful social tool; anyone can share their feelings at any moment, tweet their opinion about any event, from anywhere. 

Because Twitter works on that impulse, the reactions can also provide a window into the brain of the tweeter. And taking those related tweets together, one can also get a sense of the collective mindset. Continue reading “The 12 most infamous racist tweets, ‘Twitter attacks’ on Asians”

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Nina Davuluri is Miss America, but not American according to racist tweets

Nina Davuluri wins Miss America, reactions on Twitter

If I filed blog posts like I filed real files, I’d file this blog post in my tabbed manila folder labeled¬†‘NS;LX’¬† which stands for Not Surprised; Low Expectations.’

Even if I didn’t flinch when I heard about all the idiotic tweets about our new Miss America, it’s still worth mentioning how ridiculously low the level of ignorance (like, really ignorant) that was on display when Indian-American Nina Davuluri won the 2014 title. Continue reading “Nina Davuluri is Miss America, but not American according to racist tweets”

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