Tagged: KTB Editors

American Muslims

Facts Will Make You Think Twice About American Muslims

  Facts are stubborn things and Josh Holland lays out a bunch of them for consumption concerning American Muslims. Islam’s 1.5 billion adherents around the world are highly diverse, and these facts are certainly illuminating and should (but won’t) dispel myths floating around about Muslims.     Forty percent of...

ayesha curry

Like A Normal SlutShamer, Ayesha Curry Is Oblivious

  In two tweets, Ayesha Curry revealed herself to be what she is. Religious, conservative and unaware of how seemingly innocuous comments contribute to patriarchy. The two quotes are attributed to her via her Twitter account.   Everyone’s into barely wearing clothes these days huh? Not my style. I like...

jews

Can Republicans Replace Muslims With Jews?

  Jews are voting Republican in increasing numbers in recent elections. As indicated by increasingly harsh rhetoric, the GOP has lost the Muslim vote probably permanently. After 9/11, American Muslims largely switched sides to the Democratic party, noting that Republican policies had made their lives more difficult than they were...

voters

Voters Are More Similar Than They Are Different

  Voters of the opposition party don’t hate America, they just vote differently than you. The Democratic and Republican Parties have been around for 150 years now. They are hardly antithetical to America. It’s unrealistic and frankly naively to expect purity out of politics.   How Bad Are They Really?...

rosa parks

This Is The Rosa Parks You Probably Don’t Know

  Sixty years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus and was arrested. This seminal event of a tired, nice, old lady is what we think about as an impetus for desegregation. Not much is really told of her story beyond this event...

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant Is The 13th Best Player Of All Time

  Kobe Bryant is an all time great player, but he ranks 13th on our list of top NBA players. We based our ratings on league mvps, championships, finals mvps, all time statistics, and advanced statistics. Here are the 12 players we have ranked ahead of him in order:  ...

climate change

Why Climate Change Trumps Terrorism In Paris

  The Paris climate summit begins today with as many as 40,000 are expected for the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will run through Dec. 11. There will be more than 190 nations represented, and at least 140 national...

disillusioned

What Disillusioned But Not Defeated Looks Like For KTB

  If you’re reading something like this, chances are you’re either a regular at Killing The Breeze (thank you), or you’re searching for information. You spend time every day following daily events and listening to statements in an effort to make sense of it all.   Conversely, a large portion...