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Why has the biggest fight in the history of boxing, and the most lucrative sporting event ever not been made? Ben Cohen investigates why Floyd Mayweather refuses to fight Manny Pacquiao.
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After supporting virtually every single one of the military interventions he now admits were a disaster, Tom Friedman appears to have reached a zen like state of wisdom where he now accepts that he knows he cannot know. Except he does actually know….
It turns out Bob Marley’s descendants are not nearly so discerning about the benefits of material wealth as he was, and are cashing in on the spiritual legacy left by the most revered reggae artist in history by selling Marley branded weed to the masses.
Joe Rogan is in hot water for stating that transgender athlete Fallon Fox should not be able to fight women. Rogan is accused of being a transphobic hater monger, but anyone with an understanding of Martial Arts knows the subject is far from black and white and involves the health and safety of women in an already dangerous sport.
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Over the past three decades, the Republican Party has been responsible for vast increases in poverty and income inequality in America, two disastrous and illegal wars in the Middle East, the complete breakdown of the financial system, holding the country to ransom over the debt ceiling, attempting to roll back women’s rights 40 years, and generally… Read More
Tom Friedman’s latest column at the New York Times is so brilliantly stupid it is worth examining. Why? Because millions of Americans read Thomas Friedman and they should know better.
America is a proud ‘home ownership society’. The problem is, Americans don’t really own their homes, someone else does and they will take it from you when you stop paying them.
While Cain isn’t exactly the GOP’s brightest hope, he is an African American and at least projects some sort of image of inclusiveness in the notoriously white party. Sadly, Cain is incapable of keeping his foot out of his mouth.
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The Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus is regarded in American culture as the first Westerner to discover the Americas, and he will forever be remembered as a pioneer and a hero. The historical record however, shows Columbus to be a brutal murderer who participated in indescribable crimes against Americas indigenous population.
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It’s a truth so obvious that it cannot be mentioned given it undermines the entire basis of Western capitalism and the philosophical paradigm we’ve been living under for the past 500 years.
There’s nothing like some good old-fashioned sexism to get your audience rolling on the floor unable to get up because they’re so elderly.