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  • Pennsylvania Couple Told To Take Down Jesus Sign Because It’s Apparently ‘Offensive’

    12/23/2017 9:15:51 AM PST · by markomalley · 89 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/23/17 | Robert Donachie
    A Pennsylvania couple was instructed to take down a Christmas display featuring a “Jesus” sign because it was reportedly “offensive” to their neighbors.Mark and Lynn Wivell put some Christmas decorations in their front yard on Dec. 16. The centerpiece of their display was a sign with the name of Jesus Christ.The couple was dumbfounded when they received an email from their homeowners association days after putting up the decorations asking them to remove the display. One neighbor even called it offensive.“We know that Christmas was about the birth of Jesus,” Wivell said. “I was quite shocked it offended somebody, but...
  • Savage's List of Offensive NYC Neighborhood Names That Must Be Removed (fun for all!!!)

    08/25/2017 6:11:00 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 46 replies
    Michael ^ | 8/25/17 | Michael Savage
    Areas of New York City that are offensive and must be changed. (and why stop there? would be fun to read everyone's idea of what we should change to avoid hurting or offending anyone at all!) BROADWAY – Is sexist using archaic name for women EAST VILLAGE – A reference to the roots of capitalism THE VILLAGE – Natural man had no villages, no boundaries THE MEAT PACKING DISTRICT – Clearly a homophobic slur HARLEM – A soft-reference to ‘harem’ and a slur against the African Americans who live there QUEENS – another gay slur DYKER HEIGHTS – clearly an...
  • Republicans Go On Offensive Against Mueller; Call For ‘Special Counsel’ To Investigate AG Lynch

    06/16/2017 12:32:26 PM PDT · by blam · 39 replies
    It's Not The Tea Party ^ | 6-16-2017 | The Patriot
    Last night, after Trump launched yet another furious tweetstorm intended to expose the double standard applied in the Hillary investigation compared to the Russia probe, we noted that Republicans might be well served to stop sitting around twiddling their thumbs and actually go on the offensive against an investigation that has obviously morphed into mass hysteria courtesy of free-flowing leaks from a conflicted “intelligence community” intent upon bringing down a presidency. Here’s what we said: Of course, until someone within the Trump administration or Republican Party smartens up and calls for the appointment of a ‘Special Counsel’ to look into...
  • Google adds tool to flag 'offensive' search results

    03/16/2017 12:24:35 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 11 replies
    Fox 5 NY ^ | 16 Mar 17 | Fox 5 NY
    Google is trying to improve the quality of its search results by directing review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive. With the change, content with racial slurs could now get flagged under a new category called "upsetting-offensive." So could content that promotes hate or violence against a specific group of people based on gender, race or other criteria.
  • Iraq launches offensive to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State

    02/18/2017 11:28:47 PM PST · by elhombrelibre · 22 replies
    LA TIMES ^ | 19 Feb 17 | Nabih Bulos
    As dawn approached, units from the Iraqi federal police and Emergency Response Division mustered near the village of Lazaaqah, roughly six miles south of Mosul. As they approached, bullets from Islamic State snipers whistled past, even as helicopters flying overhead bore down on Islamic State positions with heavy gunfire and rockets.
  • MOST OFFENSIVE VIDEO EVER! (to Liberals)...

    09/07/2016 4:11:02 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 15 replies ^ | 09/07/2016 | Steven Crowder
    Flipping the big, fat middle finger to youtube's latest "demonetization" and selective censorship debacle. The only way I know how. It may seem silly, but the point remains...
  • Trump: Open to Debating Elizabeth Warren, Spars with Reporter over ‘Pocahontas’

    05/26/2016 12:45:30 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-26-2016 | Alex Swoyer
    After he called Warren “Pocahontas,” a local reporter shouted that she finds that offensive. Trump calls Warren "Pocahontas". Local ND reporter yells "that's very offensive". Trump says "ok". Then calls warren "Pocahontas" again. “She was able to get into various schools,” Trump alleged, saying that was because she applied as Native American. “I think she’s as Native American as I am.”
  • Greek Week events altered after members painted “Build a Wall”

    04/12/2016 12:58:20 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 20 replies
    Several events for Ohio University’s Greek Week, an annual, weeklong event focused on philanthropy, have been canceled after some Sorority and Fraternity Life members painted “Build the Wall” on an area typically designated for graffiti last week. The Greek Week events, set to take place between April 11 and 18, were amended after unnamed members of Sorority and Fraternity Life painted the graffiti wall by Bentley Hall, including the phrase “Build the Wall,” according to a letter sent Sunday to sororities and fraternities. The phrase has been a part of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign to construct a wall...
  • CNN Guest San Bernardino Office Holiday Party ‘May Have Been Offensive’ to Muslim Gunman [Video]

    12/04/2015 5:20:50 PM PST · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 80 replies
    CNN youtube video ^ | Dec 3, 2015 | CNN Guest
    Video The rush to conclusions concerning the identities of the San Bernardino shooters continued Wednesday night as CNN law enforcement analyst Harry Houck (no relation to this writer) speculated during Erin Burnett OutFront that the perpetrators could be some right-wing group, for all I know,' despite the fact that little is known about them. Houck's prediction was set up by host Erin Burnett, who asked him about who could be behind this attack considering its 'unprecedented nature': We've only had two multiple shooter incidents since the year 2000 and none of them have anything been like this, but if it's...
  • Colleges Post Halloween Costume Checklists So Students Won't Offend

    10/30/2015 4:16:32 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 54 replies ^ | 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...
  • U.S. sees Russia readying ground campaign in Syria

    10/05/2015 12:17:44 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-5-2015 | Barbara Starr
    The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces, according to two U.S. defense officials. The U.S. views the move as Russia "stepping up its ground activity" in Syria to attack those forces, rather than ISIS elements, according to one of the officials. It's believed the Russians are positioning the weapons to be able to support a Syrian ground offensive, the officials said. The equipment includes several piece of artillery, as well...
  • It Begins: Russian/Syrian Air Offensive On ISIS capital: ISIS Tweets "large number of martyrs"

    09/17/2015 1:18:22 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 125 replies ^ | Sept. 17, 2015 | 4:03 p.m. EDT | AP
    Activists: Syrian warplanes carry out wave of airstrikes on IS-held city of Raqqa BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes carried out a wave of airstrikes in the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, activists said, in rare attacks that coincided with a visit by a U.N. envoy to Damascus on Thursday.
  • Russia shipping tanks into Syria, in ‘first clear sign of offensive weapons’

    09/14/2015 12:06:52 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 49 replies ^ | ˇPublished September 14, 2015 | Lucas Tomlinson
    Russian offensive operations could launch from Bassel Al-Assad International Airport "very soon." The massive Condor flights carrying all kinds of supplies now arrive twice a day through Iran and Iraq into Bassel Al-Assad International Airport outside the port city of Latakia. The cargo is for Russian soldiers, not Syrian government forces, but is seen as a build-up to aid Bashar Assad's embattled regime. The defense official, briefed on the latest satellite photos of the Syrian coastline, said: "This is the largest deployment of Russian forces outside the former Soviet Union since the collapse of the USSR." The two additional Russian...
  • Get Out of My Class and Leave America (Prof. Mike Adams)

    08/28/2015 6:13:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies ^ | 8-28-2015 | Mike Adams
    Author’s Note: The following column is comprised of excerpts taken from my first lectures on the first day of classes this semester at UNC-Wilmington. I reproduced these remarks with the hope that they would be useful to other professors teaching at public universities all across America. Feel free to use this material if you already have tenure.Welcome back to class, students! I am Mike Adams your criminology professor here at UNC-Wilmington. Before we get started with the course I need to address an issue that is causing problems here at UNCW and in higher education all across the country. I...
  • Perry: Trump ‘Offensive’ Remarks Don’t ‘Represent’ the GOP

    07/05/2015 8:14:48 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/05/15 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week With George Stephanopoulos,” former Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said Donald Trump’s remarks about Mexican immigrants being rapist and criminals were “offensive.” Addressing Trumps criticism of his handling of border security Perry said “I don’t think he understands the challenge, obviously.” Perry continued, “The fact is, I have said clearly that Donald Trump does not represent the Republican Party. I was offended by his remarks. Hispanics in America and Texas, from the Alamo to Afghanistan have been extraordinary people, citizens of our country and of our state. They have served nobly and...
  • British PM: Name 'Islamic State' is Offensive to Muslims

    06/29/2015 4:37:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 47 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/6/15 | Tova Dvorin
    British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on the BBC not to use the term "Islamic State" for the extremist group in Iraq and Syria, according to the Daily Mail, arguing that the reference to Islam perpetuates a "perversion of a great religion." "I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State because it's not an Islamic State; what it is is an appalling, barbarous regime," Cameron said, during an interview on a BBC morning show. "It is a perversion of the religion of Islam and many Muslims listening to this program will recoil every time they hear the...
  • The New Shut Up Culture

    06/16/2015 1:13:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | June 16, 2015 | Jon Schwebbe
    (Disclaimer: The author of this piece is a white, middle class, heterosexual, Christian male. Please disregard all opinions below because PRIVILEGE.) A friend texted me the other day about abortion. Previously, she was very pro-choice. However, after reading up on the horrors of abortion and how women are negatively affected, she realized that she was actually pro-life. She told me she felt convicted in her new belief, but she was afraid to speak out about it because “people are too mean.” She's right. People are mean. If she expressed her opinion publicly, there's no doubt she would be ruthlessly attacked...
  • My Library Has Changed the Title of Coulter's Book to "Offensive" (Update @# 51)

    05/27/2015 10:06:45 AM PDT · by lordpumblechook · 67 replies
    If you search the Loudoun County Public Library website for Ann's book, "!Adios, America!" you come up with NOTHING. No combination of those words will bring you to her book. Search by author brings you to her book, UNDER THE TITLE "OFFENSIVE" Curious, yes?
  • It Begins… SC School Tells Student to Take Down US Flag from Truck – It’s Offensive (VIDEO)

    05/15/2015 6:40:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/14/15 | Jim Hoft
    Peyton Robinson was told his US flag was offensive. York Comprehensive senior Peyton Robinson was recently told by school officials that he could no longer fly his American flag in his pickup truck. It was offensive.
  • Texas students take aim at Jefferson Davis campus statue

    05/10/2015 6:19:23 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 96 replies ^ | May 9, 2015 | David Warren
    DALLAS (AP) - Pity Jefferson Davis, if you will. Vandals have defaced his statue on the University of Texas campus, most recently with the words "Davis must fall" and "Emancipate UT." Student leaders are also seeking to remove from the Austin campus the century-old statue that recognizes the president of the Confederacy. "We thought, there are those old ties to slavery and some would find it offensive," said senior Jamie Nalley, who joined an overwhelming majority of the Student Government in adopting a resolution in March supporting his ouster. But as students take aim at Davis, the number of sites...