Sept. 22, 2014 By Jack Jodell (in association with Fair and Unbalanced.com – see my blogroll at bottom right).
Happy start of a new week, fellow progressives! This week, we again feature a podcast doubleheader from the mind and heart of my good friend Burr Deming, the creator and chief author of the brilliant website called Fair and Unbalanced. com. Just click on the link below to learn what Burr has to say about twi orominent Kansas Republicans and the party to which thet belong.
——————————————————————————————————— In this second gem, entitled Regarding Humans as Less Than Human, Burr tells us,“It’s the sort of thing that surfaces about every other week from regionally prominent Republicans. It represents a large portion of a shrinking party.
Referring to people as something other than human, with human feelings, with human worth, is wrong. It is wrong when a target is a black, or gay, or immigrant. The fact that this was not as widely recognized 60 years ago does not make it right.
Such ways of talking and thinking come from those who are so used to the reinforcement of those of like mind, some political figures imagine the policies they espouse, and to terms they use to describe their own thoughts, will find the same approval from the general public.”
To hear this thoughtful podcast, click on: