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  • Airline sparks outrage after scantily-clad models put on show

    02/06/2018 10:30:53 AM PST · by Enterprise · 56 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | Jan. 28, 2018. | Kathleen Joyce
    A low-budget Vietnamese airline was fined Tuesday by aviation officials after scantily-clad models put on a sexy show for the country’s under-23 soccer team.
  • BIZARRE festive portraits show people posing alongside their pets

    12/15/2017 9:34:47 AM PST · by mairdie · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15 December 2017 | Olivia Elgart
    Just in time for the holidays, some pet owners shared the most festive photos of their pets dressed up in adorable Christmas costumes, while others decided to dress up themselves and pose with their pets for festive portraits.
  • Clinton really thought these Donald Duck protesters were a good idea

    11/07/2017 4:19:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The New York Post ^ | November 7, 2017 | Mark Moore
    Hillary Clinton personally OK’d a plan to have protesters dress in Donald Duck costumes to disrupt Donald Trump’s campaign rallies, a stunt that led to a clash with Donna Brazile, former chair of the Democratic National Committee. Brazile wrote in her book about the 2016 election out Tuesday that she became infuriated by “the idiocy” of the duck plan, according to Yahoo News. Later, when she was told Clinton came up with the idea of using the orange-billed cartoon character to call attention to Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns and was using the impersonators at rallies, Brazile told...
  • Can a white child dress as a Halloween character from another race?

    10/30/2017 1:12:58 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 105 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 30, 2017 | by Osamudia James, The Washington Post
    Blackface is as predictable around Halloween as candy, and by now the outrage in response is also pretty predictable. Plenty of white people, including parents who watched Disney pull its "Maui" zip-up suit costume from store shelves last year in response to accusations of brownface, are probably wondering when, if ever, it's OK to dress up as a figure of another race. The answer: It depends. Like most issues involving race in our country, avoiding offense at Halloween requires thinking about not just stereotypes or discrimination but also white supremacy. One problem with racism is that it advances white supremacy...
  • American Indian, Opposite Gender, And More Get-ups These Colleges Don’t Want You To Wear

    10/30/2017 4:06:29 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/29/17 | Rob Shimshock
    American Indian, opposite gender, Mexicans, and members of a certain religion are among the costumes some colleges do not want you to dress up as this Halloween. Administrators or students at The College of New Jersey, Millersville University in Pennsylvania, and other institutions have issued warnings ahead of Halloween regarding the costumes people should wear. “Although the intention may be innocent, the impact can often be damaging,” said Baldween Casseus, the student government vice president of diversity and inclusion at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), in an email sent to the college community and obtained by The Daily Caller...
  • For Halloween, Culturally Appropriate This!

    10/26/2017 6:58:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 26, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    In what could be the dumbest article in a season of idiocy, Cosmopolitan magazine ran a piece originally published in Redbook (who knew either of these rags still existed?) informing parents they should not allow their white children to dress up as the Disney character Moana for Halloween because that character is Polynesian. Allow me to, politely, suggest they and everyone who thinks like this drop dead.First, it’s Halloween, Redbook and Cosmo, so go play in traffic. It’s the one time each year kids, who aren’t the weirdos in school, get to play dress up – leave them alone. Dress...
  • Soros’s Smear Scripts

    03/02/2017 9:47:36 AM PST · by detective · 9 replies
    Frontpage ^ | March 2, 2017 | Matthew Vadum
    A radical group linked to rogue billionaire George Soros has been providing scripts containing anti-Trump talking points for constituents to read aloud during congressional town hall meetings. One of the scripts distributed by the Revolutionary Love Project encourages town hall participants meeting with their member of Congress to accuse the Trump administration of – wait for it – “xenophobia, racism, and Islamophobia.” Constituents are urged to use those precise words to “forcefully condemn” President Trump’s immigration and border security initiatives, Aaron Klein reports at Breitbart News. Information about the scripts came as leaked audio from anti-Trump activists associated with the...
  • VIDEO: NYPD ‘Powerless’ to Stop Naked Illegal Alien Panhandlers

    07/31/2017 8:23:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | July 31, 2017 | Bob Price
    Police in New York City expressed frustration about not being able to stop naked panhandlers from harassing the public because most of them are illegal aliens. Their status makes it difficult to enforce tickets because of Mayor de Blasio’s sanctuary city policies. The city established “Designated Activity Zones” (DAZ) in 2016 to provide a place for “costumed characters” a place to work for tips. Some of these panhandlers, called desnudas, are nude women wearing painted on costumes. Law enforcement officers frequently decline to ticket panhandling violations because most of them are illegal aliens, the Daily Mail reported. A proposal to...
  • Did you know the Beauty and the Beast costumes were crafted in India?

    03/21/2017 6:55:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Elle ^ | 03/21/2017 | BY HASINA KHATIB
    While Disney was creating magic onscreen with their live-action retelling of the Beauty and the Beast tale, Indian artisans were weaving their own form of magic offscreen through Belle’s wardrobe. Sinéad O’Sullivan, assistant costume designer of the movie, will have you know that doing justice to the eighteenth century aesthetic is no small feat. When it came to commissioning exquisite French floral designs for Belle’s costumes, she spread her web wide and of course, caught on to the good artisans of Bhuj, Gujarat. As part of her commitment to the ‘Who made my clothes’ initiative, O’Sullivan shared the story of...
  • UMass Amherst Creates 'Flow Chart' to Determine If Your Halloween Costume Is Offensive

    10/20/2016 5:46:18 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 20, 2016 ast | By Ken Shepherd - The Washington Times
    The University of Massachusetts, Amherst has created a handy flow chart for students to help them determine what NOT to wear as a Halloween costume. Devised by UMass Amherst’s official diversity office, the “‘Simple Costume Racism Evaluation and Assessment Meter’ (S.C.R.E.A.M.) … poses several costume-related questions, the answers to which take one to various points on a ‘threat meter’ that ranges from green (low) to red (severe),” Campus Reform reported on Tuesday. For example, “If one intends to represent a person on Halloween, the only way to get a ‘green’ threat rating is for the person to be of one’s...
  • Amazon pulls ‘sexy burka’ party outfit after massive backlash

    10/07/2016 1:28:20 PM PDT · by ncfool · 31 replies
    RT.com ^ | 7 Oct, 2016 05:48 | RT writers
    Online retail giant Amazon was forced to remove a skimpy low-cut black dress, complete with veil, advertised on its website as a “ladies sexy Saudi burka Islamic costume,” after scores of infuriated users labeled it “racist” and “disgusting.” .comCustomers outraged by Walmart’s Israeli soldier Halloween costume Online shoppers surfing Amazon’s UK website for new ideas for upcoming Halloween dress-up parties stumbled upon the garment on Thursday. The mini-dress priced at Ł18.99 ($23) is apparently a take on the conservative Arab women’s swimwear, except that it barely covers anything but the face, with a niqab leaving only the eyes visible. Upon...
  • This Teen Dressed As A Thief At School To Make Fun Of ‘White Culture’

    10/06/2016 10:41:26 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 82 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | October 6, 2016 | Cavan Sieczkowski
    Want a culturally appropriate costume this Halloween? This teen’s got an idea for you. Josh Welch, a 17-year-old from Silver Spring, Maryland, decided to dress as a thief for Culture Day at his high school earlier this week to make a statement about “white culture,” BuzzFeed first reported. “I consider myself a huge advocate for social justice, and I wanted to make a bold statement about ‘white culture,’” he told The Huffington Post Wednesday. “So I decided to use humor to get my point across, but I never imagined it could be this ubiquitous.”
  • Oliver the Goldendoodle attracts an army of followers on Instagram in his fancy dress poses

    11/24/2015 10:58:28 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | 11-24-15 | Sara Malm
    A dog has amassed an army of fans online after his owners began photographing him dressed up in funny outfits Go to link to see these clever pictures of a VERY PATIENT dog.
  • Yale students shout down professor who told them to 'look away' if offended by Halloween costumes

    11/07/2015 2:49:08 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 35 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/07/2015 | Ollie Gillman
    •Dozens of Yale students encircled a professor after he said he would not stop people from wearing offensive Halloween costumes •College master said he would not stand in the way of free speech and told offended people to 'look away' or challenge those wearing them •Video shows one young woman's fury at the professor, telling him to 'shut the f*** up' and that he should not sleep at night This video shows the moment dozens of students encircled a Yale University official and screamed at him for sending an email telling them to ignore people dressed in offensive Halloween costumes....
  • Boys and girls constrained by toys and costumes

    10/31/2015 10:11:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    New York Times News Service ^ | Oct. 31, 2015 | Claire Cain Miller
    A Web search for Halloween costumes of scientists produces only boys wearing lab coats and goggles. A search for nursing costumes turns up girls in skirts with stethoscopes. Cats and cupcakes are also girls, while sharks and astronauts are boys.
  • Colleges Post Halloween Costume Checklists So Students Won't Offend

    10/30/2015 4:16:32 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 54 replies
    opposingviews.com ^ | October 30, 2015 | Michael Allen
    The State University of New York at Geneseo has created posters that list phone numbers and emails of campus officials whom students can call to see if their Halloween costumes are offensive and culturally insensitive. The poster states: “Halloween Checklist: Is Your Costume Offensive? Check yourself and check your friends,” and adds, "Unsure if your costume might be offensive. Don’t be scared to ask questions,” notes The College Fix. Wesleyan University has a similar poster and a checklist that asks students to check to see if their costumes are mocking cultures, religions, ethnicities, or downplaying human suffering and oppression, reports...
  • Enid's Ten Weird Mormon Halloween Costumes (The OTHER World Series)

    10/30/2015 4:00:31 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 13 replies
    ModernMormonMen.com ^ | Oct. 31, 2014 | The Garden of Enid
    Happy Halloween from The Garden of Enid!!!
  • Wholesome DIY costumes for empowered girls

    10/28/2015 1:37:32 PM PDT · by Talkwire · 49 replies
    Personal blog ^ | October 28, 2015 | Jaye Ryan
    NOTE: An Alternative to the Sexy and Demonic costumes! At Halloween-time girls want to have fun and express themselves with costumes that reflect their personal energy. Most store-bought costumes for tween and teen girls exhibit T&A, rather than clever personal expression. You may have read about or maybe seen a “Sexy Cop”, or a witch dress with thigh high garters and 4” pumps. These manufactured costumes cannot help a young woman shine as an individual. Complete list of wholesome and empowering girl costumes is HERE
  • These "offensive" costumes would leave kids with pretty much nothing they're allowed to wear...

    10/21/2015 3:43:28 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 25 replies
    American Irony ^ | 10-21-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Someone actually made this... Wow, even Superman is a "bigot." This is one of those times where the words to comment on this truly do escape me, but I'm going to try. I wouldn't want anything from a house that endorses such moronic thinking for two reasons: 1. That house probably also gives out gluten-free positive vibes instead of candy and 2. I wouldn't want to become collateral damage in the egg holocaust that would take place at that house's garage. Costumes are supposed to be caricatures of the subject matter, especially for children. That's what makes Halloween so much...
  • Irony alert: Liberals furious over Bruce Jenner Halloween costumes

    08/24/2015 8:27:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2015 | Newsmachete
    With homosexual and transgender issues always at the forefront, whether we like it or not, it's a relief to know that now your kids will have a gender-fluid option for this coming Halloween: Halloween probably isn’t the best time to deal with an incredibly sensitive subject like gender reassignment. But that hasn’t deterred a major company from conjuring up a Caitlyn Jenner costume in time for Oct. 31. Spirit Halloween, the company behind the pop-up costume stores that appear all over the city every fall, has exclusively confirmed to Confidenti@l that it will be carrying the insensitive getup this year....