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  • Cuomo Brothers Chart Course for America's Future

    08/18/2018 11:09:43 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 22 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 August 2018 | John Semmens
    Chris Cuomo: “Antifa Violence” Justified CNN’s Chris Cuomo defended Antifa’s assaults on political opponents, calling it “a justifiable tactic to combat bigotry. The attempt to equate this with Nazi Brownshirts beating up Jews and political opponents is unfair. The Nazis were bigots. Their victims were innocent. Antifa’s victims are the right wing bigots who support the ‘bigot-in-chief’ who occupies the White House. Cracking their skulls is a socially beneficial use of violence for a good cause.” In related news, CNN filed a motion to unseal the names and addresses of the jurors in the Manafort trial. The motion asserted that...
  • Ruth Wilson’s Character (on The Affair) Killed Off — Actress Complained About Pay Parity

    08/06/2018 4:12:25 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 31 replies
    Showbiz 411 ^ | August 6, 2018 | Roger Freidman
    Ruth Wilson’s character, Alison, was killed off in a major surprise last night on Showtime’s “The Affair.” The show was recently renewed for a fifth and final season next year. Alison was part of the show’s main quadrangle with Dominic West, Joshua Jackson, and Maura Tierney. Wilson won a Golden Globe award for the role. But in February Wilson complained about pay parity on the show when she discovered how much more West, her scene partner, was paid.
  • DNC Denounces Record Employment [semi-satire]

    07/08/2018 9:55:36 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 July 2018 | John Semmens
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June jobs report showed that the US economy added 213,000 jobs—bringing the number of employed Americans to 155,576,000—the tenth record high of the Trump presidency. Democratic National Chairman and former Secretary of Labor under Obama, Tom Perez warned voters “to not be taken in by this mirage of the so-called good life.” “Remember, each person pushed into a 40-hour-a-week job has lost at least 40 hours of leisure time,” Perez pointed out. “Is this a trade-off that truly benefits everyone? Most jobs are boring. Many are dangerous. Shouldn’t the goal be to work toward the...
  • Penn Medicine Hospitals Named “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality”

    03/30/2018 2:21:38 PM PDT · by libertydoc · 11 replies
    Penn Medicine News ^ | March 29, 2018 | Greg Richter
    PHILADELPHIA – The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chester County Hospital were announced among the 2018 class of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality Index 2018.” The HRC Foundation is the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. The Healthcare Equality Leaders were selected based on an annual survey identifying healthcare institutions that lead in efforts to offer equitable and inclusive care for LGBT patients by evaluating policies and practices related to LGBT patients and visitors, such as patient...
  • 'Having female terrorist leaders is proof of gender equality'

    03/28/2018 12:58:54 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/3/18
    Having female terrorist leaders is proof of gender equality in Fatah, Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' secretary-general said. At a recent ceremony at the El-Bireh High School for Girls, school principal Nida Abd Rabbo announced that promoting terrorist murderer Dalal Mughrabi as a role model to female students is an "educational responsibility," the Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported. Last week, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, the official PA daily, wrote, "It's [the Al-Yasser Cultural Forum's] goal is to strengthen the affiliation with Palestine and its history, and to adhere to the Palestinian identity, because this is a great educational responsibility. The forum's...
  • Seattle University Professor Argues that Video Games Promote ‘Toxic Meritocracy’

    03/24/2018 6:49:02 AM PDT · by davikkm · 27 replies
    breitbart ^ | TOM CICCOTTA
    A professor at Seattle University argues in a new book that video games promote “toxic meritocracy” or the expectation that the most skilled, hardest working player should win. Christopher Paul, chair of the department of communication at Seattle University is the author of a new book titled The Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games: Why Gaming Culture is the Worst. Paul has a bone to pick with video game culture. Why? Because video games often promote the notion most prepared or most skilled player should win. “Games are based on leveling up and getting stronger,” Paul said in an interview with...
  • NYT: A Billionaire and a Nurse Shouldn’t Pay the Same Fine for Speeding

    03/18/2018 6:31:28 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 98 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 03/15/18 | Alec Schierenbeck
    If Mark Zuckerberg and a janitor who works at Facebook’s headquarters each received a speeding ticket while driving home from work, they’d each owe the government the same amount of money. Mr. Zuckerberg wouldn’t bat an eye. The janitor is another story. For people living on the economic margins, even minor offenses can impose crushing financial obligations, trapping them in a cycle of debt and incarceration for nonpayment. In Ferguson, Mo., for example, a single $151 parking violation sent a black woman struggling with homelessness into a seven-year odyssey of court appearances, arrest warrants and jail time connected to her...
  • Henry Ford on the Justice of Inequality

    03/06/2018 4:08:35 PM PST · by huckfillary · 28 replies
    The Objective Standard ^ | March 6, 2018 | Jon Hersey
    We hear a lot about income inequality today. Bernie Sanders nearly displaced the established democrat, Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 presidential primaries by being the more vociferous opponent income inequality. Scores of economists—armed with charts and graphs—argue that rising inequality will lead to the breakdown of society. In their article “The Unmet Promise of Equality,” Fred Harris and Alan Curtis write, “Today, the top 1 percent receive 52 percent of all new income. Rich people are healthier and live longer. They get a better education, which produces greater gains in income.”1 In his article “Income Inequality in the U.S. Is...
  • New Zealand prime minister says she's pregnant, due in June

    01/19/2018 1:40:45 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 01/19/2018 | not listed
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand's prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June. Jacinda Ardern, 37, took office in October. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then-opposition Labour Party last year. took to Twitter to announce that she and her partner Clarke Gayford were expecting a child, and that Gayford would become a stay-at-home dad.
  • The Unbiblical Fight for Social Issues...Ray Vasser

    01/18/2018 1:23:51 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 1 replies
    01-18-18 | Ray Vasser
    Guest Column; The Unbiblical Fight for Issues by Ray Vasser Ray Vasser is a friend, brother and Elder in our Church,Believers in Grace Fellowship. He has written on the "Social Justice" trap that many have fallen into, departing from the gospel in the name of fighting for racial equality. I offer you this column for your interest and comments-Bill RandlesI have pondered for some time as I watch our society plummet further into the power of the wicked one (1 John 5:19). I ask that readers please bear with my thoughts on this subject and consider the ramifications I am...
  • Crazed man jumps on subway tracks for ‘social justice’ [NYC]

    01/11/2018 8:24:04 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 11, 2018 | 8:35am | Stephanie Pagones
    A crazed man jumped onto the subway tracks and threatened to kill himself — all while ranting for “equality” and “social justice,” a witness said. The unidentified man was holding a bottle of vodka when he started yelling and jumped onto the D- and B-line tracks around 1:30 p.m. at the 42nd Street/Bryant Park station on Wednesday, said Brooklyn-based photojournalist Eli Wohl, who captured the scene on film. “People were mostly pleading with him: ‘Just come up, come up,’” Wohl recalled. “Whatever he did, he kept on mentioning different social issues — women’s rights and racial stuff.” […] “He said:...
  • Is There Any Protection for Men Who Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Harassment?

    11/28/2017 7:29:06 AM PST · by pinochet · 72 replies
    A Teen Vogue Columnist, Emily Lindin, said that it is justified for innocent men to loose their jobs from false accusations of sexual harassment, so long as it helps in "undoing the patriarchy". http://www.frontpagemag.com/point/268506/if-some-innocent-mens-reputations-have-take-hit-daniel-greenfield Resentful former girlfriends have been given unlimited license to destroy the reputation and careers of their former lovers. We all know from experience that men and women tell lies at similar rates. Why should we believe the women, and not the men? It is time that American men started to stand up for themselves. If men in the Western world cannot stand up for themselves, then...
  • Bret Weinstein: SJWs Are ‘Taking Over More And More Territory’ On College Campuses

    11/25/2017 11:19:51 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 62 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | 11-25-17 | John Sexton
    Bret Weinstein is the former Evergreen State College biology professor who became the focus of a social justice witch hunt on campus earlier this year. Weinstein and his wife later sued for several million dollars but agreed to a settlement for $500,000 in exchange for leaving the school. All that to say, Weinstein is the voice of experience when it comes to the mob of social justice warriors on campus. In this brief interview recorded late last month, Weinstein argues several interesting points. First, he believes the social justice warriors are winning their battle to control campuses. “I don’t think...
  • Is that service dog a fake? Under federal law, you can’t even ask

    11/01/2017 3:03:57 PM PDT · by familyop · 50 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | NOVEMBER 01, 2017 | MARK DAVIS
    Neither the vest from the accredited training program nor the certificate are required under the ADA. The ADA says anyone can train their dog, or miniature horse, to perform a task that mitigates or helps them with their disability. Professional training is not required. ADA also specifically prohibits cities, merchants and others from requiring proof that a dog is a service dog. It allows, in fact, only two questions. Is the dog a service animal required because of a disability? What work or task has the dog been trained to perform? Service dog owners may not be asked about the...
  • LeBron James Wears 'Equality' Shoes, Cavs Link Arms During Anthem on Opening Night

    10/17/2017 9:25:49 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    SI ^ | October 17, 2017 | Daniel Rapaport
    LeBron James wore shoes that say "equality" for the Cavaliers' season-opener against the Celtics. LeBron's kicks for tonight #Equality (via @NBA) pic.twitter.com/P3HNwCGRiW — The Crossover (@TheCrossover) October 17, 2017 James has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and spoke at length about his social activism at the Cavs' media day. "I will in my voice, I will in my passion, I will in my money, I will in my resources to my youth and my inner city and outside my inner city to let these kids know that there is hope, there is greater walks of life, and...
  • The Poor Will Be Worse Off: It’s not possible to design a truly egalitarian health-care system

    10/11/2017 8:16:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/11/2017 | By Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry
    Editor’s Note: Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, a conservative writer and fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is writing a series of columns on uncomfortable truths about health care in America. Some will make conservatives more uncomfortable, others will make progressives more uncomfortable, but most should make everyone uncomfortable. ‘The poor you will always have with you,” says the Good Book. Jesus might as well have been speaking at a health-policy seminar. We don’t, mostly, speak about health-care policy in the cold language of efficiency, productivity, and resource allocation. We also use a moral language about fairness, justice, and righteousness....
  • Communism: A bad idea even in 1844

    10/08/2017 5:58:27 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 43 replies
    Dissident ^ | September 15, 2017 | Joshua Dill
    Throughout the 20th Century, Karl Marx’s visage often appeared on communist banners in the guise of a mighty, bearded prophet, the first and greatest in an array of great thinkers that also included Engels, Lenin, Stalin, and Mao. So it may be slightly odd and amusing to think of him in his mid-20s living in Paris as the editor of a magazine. Digging into the letters and writings that Marx produced in those years, and the writings of those who knew him, always turns up something interesting—and occasionally something utterly fascinating. The year was 1844. Hoping to unite German and...
  • Equality and the NFL: A Modest Proposal

    10/04/2017 2:31:06 PM PDT · by Interesting Times · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Oct. 4, 2017 | Scott Swett
    Football players who call for equality are throwing rocks from a glass stadium. The NFL’s high-paying jobs are only given to men with specific physical skills, while the rest of the people are pushed aside. It’s time for the league to start leading by example. The time is right for the NFL Equality Plan. The first step in the plan is to guarantee everyone’s right to participate in the games. Every player in today’s NFL is male, which is obviously unfair. The new balance will be 51% women, 47% men, and 2% transgenders. This means the 53-player roster of every...
  • Some people are just more equal than others?

    09/25/2017 10:29:29 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 8 replies
    No matter how hard they work, there's no way in hell that ALL black kids can excel in sports through high school and college and then go on to become privileged multi-millionaires playing for professional teams. Guess some people are just more equal than others.
  • Bolshevik-Style Cultural Purge

    08/28/2017 4:23:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/17 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Bolshevism where the "equality" utopia will reign supreme except for the elites who will continue to live their debauched and obscene lives “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”—Mad Hatter, character in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland If you wondered about the deplorable state of American mis-education, all you have to do is look at the historical revisionist indoctrination in the textbooks, the classroom-forced...