Strawman Arguments: What They Are and How to Counter Them - Effectiviology
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 36 Comments • 7 Likes • 5 hours ago
“... person using the strawman pretends to attack their opponent's stance, while in reality they are actually attacking a distorted version of that...”
Of all the intellectually dishonest tactics, the strawman seems to be the most commonly used. Some individuals legitimately do not understand the tactic and accidentally make strawman arguments. Others, however, intentionally use a strawman because they cannot figure out how to rebut an actual...
Mike Pence Will Be No-Show At Trump's Send Off—And Attend Biden Inauguration Instead
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 21 Comments • 2 Likes • 6 days ago
“As the invasion was taking place, Trump tweeted that Pence was a coward for refusing to take part in efforts to overturn Biden's win, leaving Pence...”
A Request for Civility
By: TᵢG • Op/Ed • 318 Comments • 11 Likes • 2 weeks ago
“Prostitution, the practice of engaging in relatively indiscriminate sexual activity, in general with someone who is not a spouse or a friend, in...”
As more women appear in positions of political power or influence we see more language that seeks to demean them personally. Often this demeans them in a sexual sense. But if the allegation is not justified for the woman in question, such language has the effect of demeaning all women. For...
WATCH LIVE: Joint Session of Congress for Counting of Electoral College Ballots
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 12 Comments • 4 Likes • 3 weeks ago
“The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate met in a joint session to tally the results of the Electoral College ballots for president and vice...”
Amazingly, Rs are actually going through with these objections.
The Election was Stolen!
By: TᵢG • News & Politics • 270 Comments • 16 Likes • 3 weeks ago
“Make your case”
For all those who even today hold that Trump actually won the election and that the certified results provided by the secretaries of state for each of the 50 states falsely hands the presidency to Biden and that Biden will thus be an illegitimate president, the floor is open for you to ... Make...
Trump Named 'Loser Of The Year' By German News Magazine Der Spiegel
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 98 Comments • 10 Likes • one month ago
“"Trump's presidency ends as it began: Without decency and without dignity," Der Spiegel declared.”
A continuing national embarrassment.
Supreme Court rejects Texas' effort to overturn election in fatal blow to Trump legal blitz to stop Biden
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 201 Comments • 17 Likes • one month ago
“The court ruled that Texas had no legal right to challenge how other states conduct their elections, and thus lacked standing to file the suit.”
Election results: All 50 states and DC have certified the 2020 US election outcome - CNNPolitics
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 1 Like • 2 months ago
“All 50 states and the District of Columbia have now certified their presidential results, according to CNN's tally, as the Electoral College...”
Supreme Court rejects Pennsylvania Republicans' attempt to block election results - CNNPolitics
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 29 Comments • 7 Likes • 2 months ago
“The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request from Pennsylvania Republicans to block certification of the commonwealth's election results,...”
What a surprise.