Interesting Links – 10/15/2014

I found this article on Daily Kos a couple of days ago:

If the GOP has thoroughly accomplished one thing in the past 6 years, it’s this

“This” is to teach the American public, or at least their portion of it, to hate and scorn unskilled laborers in a way they had once reserved for people who used their welfare money to buy crack.  It doesn’t matter if you work eighty hours a week at your three minimum wage jobs, you are worth less as a person because you’re a minimum-wage worker, you don’t deserve to make enough money to feed your family, and you should be grateful for whatever your corporate liege lords choose to bestow upon you in their generosity.

This story, on the other hand, is breaking news:

Anita Sarkeesian Cancels Talk at Utah State After Receiving Threat of Another “Montreal Massacre.”

This fine moment in Western civilization brought to you by anti-feminist terrorists, #Gamergate, and gun laws whose only purpose is to promote guns at the expense of public safety.  A bit more information here.

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