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  • Update: CAIR Applauds West Point Prayer Breakfast Withdrawal of General Critical of Islam

    02/01/2012 3:10:37 PM PST · by opentalk · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 30, 2012 | Tiffany Gabby
    A retired U.S. lieutenant general who made comments some consider disparaging to Islam withdrew Monday from speaking at a West Point prayer breakfast after a progressive veterans’ advocacy group — — along with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) asked the Army chief of staff to rescind the invitation.Last week The Blaze reported told Gen. Raymond Odierno in a letter that allowing retired Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin to speak at West Point next week would be anathema to Army values and disrespectful to Muslim cadets. According to the Associate Press, late Monday afternoon, West Point issued a...
  • MA Governor Declares "No Name Calling Day," So Watch Your Mouth, [Redacted]!

    01/25/2012 11:50:25 AM PST · by suspects · 6 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | January 25, 2012 | Michael Graham
    Official “No Name-Calling Day” in Massachusetts? What [CENSORED] came up with that brilliant idea? Massachusetts politicians, of course. In accordance with the ridiculous and over-reaching 2010 “anti-bullying” law, Gov. Deval Patrick has declared today “No Name-Calling Day” in schools, urging students to wear black as a sign of their commitment to “Black Out Bullying.” Does anyone really believe a politician can stop school kids from calling each other [EDITED]? Or [EDITED] or even [CURRENTLY BEING INVESTIGATED AS A HATE CRIME]? Now seeing our public schools engaged in inept efforts that produce few worthwhile results is nothing new. (In most American...
  • Racism and Media Double Standards in Britain

    01/13/2012 9:12:12 AM PST · by ventanax5 · 4 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | Paul Weston
    Paul Weston’s latest essay concerns the apparent indifference of the British media and political establishment to racially motivated crime — unless, of course, that crime is committed by white people against non-whites... The mainstream media (MSM) have devoted a great deal of space to the Stephen Lawrence case of late. Many journalists have commented that whilst Britain was a racist country in the recent past, the Britain of today is a much more tolerant place. This may well be the case with regard to white-on-non-white racial crime, but what about the violent crime committed by non-whites on whites, and what...
  • How Liberalism May Be Hurting Comic Book Sales

    01/10/2012 8:37:45 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    Bleeding Cool ^ | January 5, 2012 | Darin Wagner
    How Liberalism May Be Hurting Comic Book Sales by Darin Wagner If you are a conservative like me, you’ve been reading fewer and fewer comic books over the last 12 years. For those of you who know what I’m talking about, the weekly visit to the comic book shop has become either an exercise in irritation or a monotonous drill. You pick up a superhero comic book featuring a childhood favorite of yours, hoping to reignite some of that magic you felt way back when and you see that the opening sequence in the comic deals with an oil rig...
  • The Army promoted a politically correct, affirmative action candidate to run its Drill Sgt. School

    01/04/2012 7:40:30 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/04/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army’s Drill Sergeant School (DSS) has been suspended from duty and the Army is working overtime to smother the story. An investigative report by (MCC) has uncovered the story Army brass would love to keep secret. According to MCC which specializing in exposing stories about our military the mainstream media and official channels won’t talk about, the Command Sergeant Major of the Army’s Drill Sergeant’s School (DSS) Teresa King has been charged with a variety of violations of Army regulations. Sergeant Major Teresa King is an African American who will by 50...
  • UK: BBC in hot water over 'pandagate' sexism row(feminazi rears its ugly head)

    12/31/2011 7:32:47 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies
    Korea Times ^ | 12/31/11
    12-31-2011 19:26 BBC in hot water over 'pandagate' sexism row It was intended as a lighthearted addition to an otherwise serious list of women who made the headlines in 2011. But the BBC's inclusion of a panda in its "faces of the year" has kicked up a storm. In a media row dubbed "Pandagate" by users of Twitter, the broadcaster has included Tian Tian (Sweetie), one of two pandas who arrived at a Scottish zoo earlier this month, as its female "face" for December in an online feature. The hairy giant is named alongside women such as U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle...
  • Interior: Region's Hispanic heritage worth honoring preserving

    12/31/2011 8:25:30 AM PST · by yetidog · 10 replies
    The Pueblo Chieftain ^ | December 31, 2011 | By MATT HILDNER
    When Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar comes to Adams State College on Jan. 4, he'll come armed with a report he hopes can convince Congress and the National Park Service that Southern Colorado's Hispanic heritage is worthy of their attention.
  • More Politically Correct Carols, but Where Are the Real Ones?

    12/25/2011 6:42:57 PM PST · by stolinsky · 1 replies ^ | 12-26-11 | stolinsky
      More Politically Correct Carols, but Where Are the Real Ones? David C. Stolinsky Dec. 26, 2011 What Child Was This? Planned Parenthood, which receives taxpayer funds, offered gift certificates for its birth-control services, including abortion. Mark Steyn suggested including a greeting card showing an empty manger − which may be the real purpose. What child was this who, laid to rest,In the trash is sleeping, Whom angels greet with anthems sweet To cover up their weeping? This, this is no one now, While only to ourselves we bow. Haste, haste to turn away, We may have a...
  • I'm Dreaming of an EssEff Christmas

    12/25/2011 8:10:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | December 25, 2011 | Debra J. Saunders
    Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukah. My gift is a take on "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas," a humble effort to localize the classic tune to the beat of San Francisco's unique politics. Happy holidays, and thank you for the gift of your indulgence. I'm dreaming of an S.F. Christmas, Where every Christmas is PC, Where no Meal's Happy, Naked guys use nappies, And the Mayor is "still" Ed Lee.  I'm dreaming there'll be no Jesus, Menorah or nativity. All public spaces Are protest places Reserved for Occupy tents and pee.  I'm dreaming of an S.F. Christmas With every column that...
  • Politically Correct Carols, and Thoughts on "Happy Holidays"

    12/22/2011 11:24:41 AM PST · by stolinsky · 8 replies ^ | 12-22-11 | stolinsky
      Politically Correct Carols And Thoughts on “Happy Holidays” David C. Stolinsky Dec. 22, 2011 No Christmas Tree Colleges order Christmas trees removed after a few students complain of feeling “excluded.” O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree Though pretty are your leaves, O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree Your presence here me grieves. You make me feel excluded Though I'm quite deluded, O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree You'll wind up in a Dumpster. O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree Your boughs are always green, O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree You irritate the dean. Atheists will all...
  • Opinions? PC tech mystery

    12/21/2011 1:51:06 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 73 replies
    daniel1212 | 12-21-2011 | daniel1212
    Opinions? PC tech mystery Last week my hard working Sony VGC RA840G PC (circa 2005), 2.8ghz, 3gb ram, under XP media center (a gift), which came with a hard-to-ID mobo (appears to be a Asus p5lp-vx), would not boot into Windows, but would just hang at the stage when loading settings would take place. It would boot using safe mode, but even booting with only windows services (chosen via msconfig) would result in the same terminal hang. In safe mode I scanned the system with an up to date online scan (Bit Defender), as well as Kapersky root kit scanner...
  • "Kwanzaa Is Wack: There, I Said It"

    12/18/2011 1:48:26 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 42 replies
    News One for Black America ^ | December 18, 2011 | Adisa Banjoko, West Coast Editor
    Kwanzaa Is Wack: There, I Said It Kwanzaa is wack. The other day I said this on my Facebook page. Actually, what I said was:” Is it wrong of me to say that I love AFRICA, but I think Kwanzaa is wack? #ducksfromthebricks .” Now, when I said it, I meant it but gave no thought to how it might affect people. I’m kind of bad like that. A ton of people (some Black and some not) got on and said they thought Kwanzaa was wack to. I never thought about it again really. Just a funny little thread. Then...
  • Watching TV on my PC (vanity)

    12/17/2011 6:10:09 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 27 replies
    Former Fetus
    Every so often I want to watch some TV program in my PC. Ok, it usually is football! When I google "this game lifestream" I usually get lots of sites from where I can download something for free that will allow me to watch the game. But I don't know anything about that site, how safe it is... Does any body have any recommendations? At least, does someone know how I can watch the Denver-New England game tomorrow? Thanks
  • Home of the Brave? Not So Much

    12/11/2011 8:26:40 PM PST · by stolinsky · 3 replies ^ | 12-12-11 | stolinsky
      Home of the Brave? Not So Much David C. Stolinsky Dec. 12, 2011 Listing courage among the other virtues implies that it is separate from them. This assumes that it is possible to have charity, kindness, honesty, loyalty, faith, hope, or any other virtue you can name, and yet lack courage. I don’t think so. Courage is not a separate virtue. Courage is the indispensable quality without which all other virtues are merely good intentions: People are like pearls. No matter how smooth and delicate a pearl may be, it has a grain of sand at its center....
  • Wanted: Blue-Collar Workers - Who will power America’s new industrial revolution?

    12/09/2011 8:43:24 PM PST · by neverdem · 108 replies · 2+ views
    City Journal ^ | Autumn 2011 | Joel Kotkin
    T o many, America’s industrial heartland may look like a place mired in the economic past—a place that, outcompeted by manufacturing countries around the world, has too little work to offer its residents. But things look very different to Karen Wright, the CEO of Ariel Corporation in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Wright’s biggest problem isn’t a lack of work; it’s a lack of skilled workers. “We have a very skilled workforce, but they are getting older,” says Wright, who employs 1,200 people at three Ohio factories. “I don’t know where we are going to find replacements.” That may sound odd, given...
  • Is The Church Brainwashing Black Folks Against Homosexuality?

    12/07/2011 5:10:40 PM PST · by presidio9 · 40 replies · 1+ views
    News One ^ | December 6, 2011 | Terrell Jermaine Starr
    Is the pulpit brain-washing blacks against supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgendered (LGBT) people? It depends on who you ask. LGBT advocates have different perspectives on why blacks do not align themselves with gay rights causes. To varying degrees, many LGBT rights advocates say that the church is the singlemost influential factor in black opinion on homosexuality. Antonio David Garcia, executive director of Affirmations, a Detroit-area LGBT civil rights group, says what’s worse is that those opinions are often homophobic and go unchallenged. “Everyday we face religious bigotry [from the church],” Garcia says. “They’ve got to start questioning some of...
  • Tim Tebow and the Culture of Pseudo Political Correctness

    12/07/2011 9:37:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | December 7, 2011 | Susan Brown
    Despite the fact that in America, 60 to 70 percent of people identify themselves as “Christian” to one degree or another, Christian-bashing seems to be just about as popular a pastime as watching football these days. And when a national football player commits the unpardonable sins of being both pro-life and vociferously, pro-Jesus, you end up with Monday morning pundits who cast ridiculous judgments from on top of their lofty thrones, much like the old Muppet Show characters Statler and Waldorf. The persecution of Christians has been going on since the days of the Roman Empire; it continues today in...
  • Professor: ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Promotes Bullying

    12/06/2011 7:30:14 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 19 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | December 5, 2011 | Doug Powers
    At first I thought his complaint might have something to do with the scene that you can only see in the director’s cut where the Abominable Snow Monster took Hermey’s dental school lunch money and gave him an atomic wedgie while Yukon Cornelius laughed until icicles came out his nose, but instead, the apparent problem is with Santa himself. As it turns out, St. Nick is no saint: Santa Claus doesn’t just drop off presents for kids — he also encourages the soul-crushing of generation after generation of Christmas-reveling children. Or says one author, at least. Appearing on Fox News,...
  • Richmond City Audits Local Tea Party After Standoff with Mayor

    11/28/2011 4:07:35 AM PST · by RightSideNews · 21 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 11/28/2011 | Colleen Owens
    Two weeks after the Richmond Tea Party delivered an invoice to Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones for costs incurred for previous rallies; we received a letter from the City of Richmond formally stating that the city is auditing our Tea Party. Coincidence? This audit is an obvious attempt to intimidate and harass us for standing up against the unfair treatment and discrimination against our Tea Party.First some back story: As reported on the front page of the Richmond Times Dispatch, the Richmond Tea Party delivered an invoice for charges incurred in our previous three Tax Day rallies at Kanawha Plaza because...
  • BBC's Robert Peston accused of homophobia after 'Queer Street' Twitter blog

    11/15/2011 3:21:49 PM PST · by presidio9 · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15th November 2011
    The BBC's Business Editor Robert Peston has dismissed homophobia claims against him as 'bonkers', after he used the term 'Queer Street'. Mr Peston used the term on his blog to describe the European financial crisis. He also posted a link to the blog on his Twitter account, where he has 95,000 followers. In praising the UK's handling of the situation, he wrote: 'The Debt Management Office, has taken a reassuringly long-term approach to managing the UK government's debts - and without its prudence, we might all be in Queer Street or Skid Row by now.' However, Mr Peston was criticised...
  • Video: Herman Cain Jokes About Anita Hill - Plus: Newt Pulls Into Second Place?

    11/11/2011 2:38:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | November 11, 2011 | Guy Benson
    Some conservatives like the estimable Laura Ingraham Newt Gingrich* aren't amused by this little exchange:   According to The Caucus blog, the Republican presidential hopeful was caught on tape Thursday making a wisecrack about Anita Hill, the law professor who lodged sexual harassment accusations against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas 20 years ago.  Cain was making a campaign stop in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Thursday when a person in the crowd mentioned Hill. He laughed and said: "Is she going to endorse me?" And this is, exactly?  As someone who hasn't shied away from criticizing Cain's policies and campaign, I...
  • German theologian: Pippi Longstocking is racist

    11/10/2011 8:05:57 PM PST · by WesternCulture · 55 replies ^ | 11/09/2011 | www.thelocal,se
    A German theologian has sparked controversy by calling Sweden's beloved Pippi Longstocking children's books racist and demanding additions to prompt parents to skip over or explain certain passages. Dr. Eske Wollrad from the the Federal Association of Evangelical Women in Germany first made her comments as a speaker at a state conference on anti-discrimination in Leipzig last weekend, stirring debate in the German media. “It is not that the figure of Pippi Longstocking is racist, but that all three in the trilogy of books have colonial racist stereotypes,” Wollrad told The Local on Tuesday. The publishers had already changed the...
  • 30 Old PC Ads That Will Blow Your Processor (A trip down computer memory lane)

    11/10/2011 1:31:20 PM PST · by Signalman · 100 replies ^ | 3/31/2010 | Admin In Technologhy
    Many people today either are too young to have ever seen some early pc’s or have forgotten what they looked like and how much they cost. Today we complain about the cost of a laptop running 2Ghz with 4GB ram for a cost of $ 400.00, however it wasn’t that long ago that laptops and pc’s were priced quite a bit higher. Here are 30 Old PC ads that will make you laugh and possibly appreciate what you have today. (Images at link)
  • Dalrymple signs N.D. bill repealing Sioux nickname mandate

    11/09/2011 3:29:06 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | November 09, 2011 | Chuck Haga
    BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation this afternoon repealing the North Dakota law that mandates use of the UND Fighting Sioux nickname. Earlier, by a lopsided margin almost exactly opposite of the vote they cast to defend UND's Fighting Sioux nickname and logo in February, members of the North Dakota House approved a bill today to repeal their earlier action and clear the way for the nickname's retirement. The vote was 63-31, sending the bill to Dalrymple, who at the start of this week's special session had asked the Legislature to repeal the nickname mandate. The Senate had approved...
  • Political Correctness

    11/09/2011 12:26:44 AM PST · by gabriellah · 15 replies
    The Washington Times Communities ^ | 11/08/2011 | Gabriella Hoffman
    There is an all-pervading problem going unnoticed by many in the United States. Although wasteful spending, big government policies, and corruption have exhausted and equally crippled our economy, this problem poses a greater threat to our livelihood. That problem is political correctness. A recent Rasmussen Report poll revealed that 79 percent of Americans think political correctness is problematic in America. What is political correctness, and who is responsible for it?
  • Air Force Academy Backtracks on Christmas Toy Drive Because it is Too Christian

    11/04/2011 1:16:30 PM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 23 replies · 1+ views
    TheBlaze ^ | 11042011 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    "The U.S. Air Force Academy has pulled out of a Christian-sponsored children’s toy drive after commanders were accused of religious intolerance."
  • Obama Administration Opposes Prayer at WWII Memorial

    11/04/2011 11:11:37 AM PDT · by andy58-in-nh · 33 replies
    FOX News Radio ^ | 11/4/2011 | Todd Starnes/Daily Dispatch
    Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are expressing outrage after the Obama administration announced its objection to adding President Franklin Roosevelt’s D-Day prayer to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The objection was noted during a congressional hearing on Rep. Bill Johnson’s (R-OH) bill – the “World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2011.”
  • Greek military leadership changes spark opposition outcry

    11/01/2011 3:33:32 PM PDT · by Parmenio · 2 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | November 1, 2011 | Paul Anast
    In a surprise development, Panos Beglitis, Defence Minister, a close confidante of Mr Papandreou, summoned the chiefs of the army, navy and air-force and announced that they were being replaced by other senior officers. ...snip... The left wing SYRIZA party said that the government’s decision “gives the impression that it wants to create a highly politicized armed forces that it can control at a time of political crisis”. It called on the President of the Republic not to proceed with the formal ratification of the defence minister’s decree and to wait until new general elections take place. Similar statements were...
  • Spirit Lake takes legal action against NCAA

    11/01/2011 10:47:32 AM PDT · by GOP_Party_Animal · 24 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | 11/1/2011 | Herald Staff Report
    Spirit Lake Tribal Council representatives announced this morning that legal action has been taken against the NCAA over the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. According to attorney Reed Soderstrom, representing the Committee of Understanding and Respect, and Archie Fool Bear, individually and on behalf of 1,004 petitioners from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the lawsuit against the NCAA was filed in response to their ruling on the nickname and subsequent sanctions. The lawsuit involves 12 counts, including copyright infringement, lack of jurisdiction and “intentional infliction of emotional distress on the Sioux people.”
  • Was Blue Bloods Episode for 10/28/2011 pulled?

    10/30/2011 5:31:57 AM PDT · by 2SterlingConservatives · 40 replies
    The 10/28/2011 episode of Blue Bloods was not shown. In it's place was a CSI NY. This is the Episode Synopsis: Frank deals with a political crisis after Jamie and Renzulli are injured by a church security team that refuses to let them enter a religious center in response to a 911 call. Original Air Date: Oct 28, 2011
  • U.S. Marines In Afghanistan Told Not To Spit Towards Mecca…

    10/27/2011 7:01:53 PM PDT · by opentalk · 53 replies · 1+ views
    Weasel Zippers /NCtimes ^ | October 27, 2011 | Weasel Zippers
    PC lunacy has no place on the battlefield.(NCtimes) -As the war in Afghanistan enters its 11th year, thousands of Camp Pendleton troops are getting much more detailed training in Afghan cultural practices. Years of lessons learned about roadside bombs also are being tapped to better prepare more than 7,000 base troops leaving for Afghanistan in about 12 weeks to spot the weapons responsible for most deaths and injuries. “The training is a lot more thorough and mission-oriented now,” said Gunnery Sgt. Dan Tremore, who was helping to oversee training sessions last week for nearly 100 troops. “It’s extremely important in...
  • Delinking Islam And Terror

    10/26/2011 6:23:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 26, 2011 | Editor
    Homeland Security: The bleaching of Islam from the terror picture is almost complete. Eric Holder has ordered a purge of FBI training manuals. Soon the 9/11 hijackers' religion will be censored, too. Last week, top Justice Department officials huddled with several Islamic groups — including a Muslim Brotherhood front implicated in a terror-finance scheme — to discuss "post-9/11 discrimination." They promised the aggrieved they'd pull back references to Islam from terror-training materials. "I recently directed all components of the Department of Justice to re-evaluate their training efforts," Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced during the Washington conference. U.S. Attorney Dwight...
  • PC Question, Tell me this won't work

    10/19/2011 8:15:00 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    My imagination | 10-19-2011 | Red Badger
    I have an older PC computer that is kinda slow. It has a SD Card reader, that functions like another drive. Can I reconfigure the system so that Windows 'scratch pad' memory is on a 8 GB SD card in the slot so that it doesn't have to use the hard drive, and thus would be faster? Thanks in advance for all your comments..........
  • Retiring 'Fighting Sioux' nickname may cost $750,000

    10/19/2011 5:33:10 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 30 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 10-19-11 | Chuck Haga
    UND officials have estimated the cost of retiring the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo at nearly $750,000, not counting the cost of changes that may occur at the privately-held Ralph Engelstad Arena. University President Robert Kelley sent the estimates last week to a budget analyst and auditor with the North Dakota Legislative Council, in response to a request made by Rep. Mike Schatz, R-New England. Schatz, who has declared that he will not support an attempt in next month's special legislative session to clear the way for retirement of the name and logo, said he asked for the cost information...
  • Fun takes a holiday in Somerville

    10/14/2011 12:13:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 14, 2011 | Jessica Heslam
    A Somerville principal has opened fire on cherished American holidays, blasting legendary explorer Christopher Columbus for “atrocities” and saying “we need to be careful” about celebrating Thanksgiving in a scathing email to teachers — who are already under orders not to let the kids dress up for Halloween. “When we were young we might have been able to claim ignorance of the atrocities that Christopher Columbus committed against the indigenous peoples,” wrote Kennedy School Principal Anne Foley. “We can no longer do so. For many of us and our students celebrating this particular person is an insult and a slight...
  • Obama's taking us back to the bad old days of Carter‎

    10/12/2011 1:33:59 AM PDT · by Righting · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 12, 2011 | James Jay Carafano
    The president came into office with a plan to make nice with evil regimes (which won him the Nobel Peace Prize after just months in the White House). The Obama Doctrine called for engaging with America’s enemies. Little foibles -- bankrolling terrorists, or trampling the human rights of their own citizens -- would just have to be overlooked. To many, this seems like Jimmy Carter-redux. Our 39th president, after all, wanted to play nice. America’s enemies sized him up as a patsy. Once they thought that they really understood what kind of man was in the White House, no snub...
  • French history erased in new wave of revisionism (VIDEO)

    10/09/2011 7:23:39 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 21 replies · 1+ views ^ | October, 2011
    Parents and teachers across France are up in arms over new textbooks which carry accounts of French history revised to avoid insulting ethnic minority pupils. They say common sense has been sacrificed to political correctness in French schools. ­Natives of France now fear their identity will soon disappear along with their history. A modern French history textbook now boasts no less than 20 pages on the history of black slavery while devoting a mere six pages to the achievements of Napoleon – shown here sitting on a toilet.
  • Vatican Attacks 'Foolish' BBC for Ditching BC and AD to be PC

    10/05/2011 3:32:18 PM PDT · by VU4G10 · 13 replies ^ | 10.05.11 | Simon Caldwell
    The Vatican has accused the BBC of an ‘act of enormous foolishness’ for dumping the terms BC and AD in case they cause offence to non-Christians. The Roman Catholic Church also severely criticised the ‘senseless hypocrisy’ of Britain’s public service broadcaster for using a false respect for other religions to purge Christianity from Western culture. ‘It is by now very clear that respect for other religions is only an excuse, because those who wish to erase every trace of Christianity from Western culture are only a few secular westerners,’ said a front page editorial in L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican’s official...
  • BBC accused of political correctness over stance on AD and BC (switch to CE and BCE)

    09/29/2011 2:02:11 PM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies
    Christian Today ^ | September 26, 2011
    The BBC said it was up to producers and editorial teams to decide which date system to use PA The BBC has come under strong criticism after reports appeared in the media stating that it is encouraging the use of the secular date references Common Era and Before Common Era, over Anno Domini and Before Christ.Anger has grown following a recent article by Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens, who accused the Corporation of bowing to political correctness and attempting to “write Christianity out of our culture” after University Challenge presenter Jeremy Paxman used CE rather than AD in reference...
  • Saudi-made Taqqiya Injects Muslim Fantasy of Democracy for our Corrupt Politicians

    09/28/2011 9:37:53 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 1 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 9/28/2011 | Eliana Benador
    Last Friday in my article “Obama, Alwaleed, and the Ambush of Israel, America and Western Civilization” published on these pages, my readers got some flavor of the complex cultural differences between “them” and us. This time we will dive in the world of “make believe” that in our society mostly belongs to our children, but in the Muslim world, it’s an adult deformation of wishful thinking. To make the picture whole, it is a “make believe” completely compatible and convenient to the agenda of corrupted politicians and businessmen in the West. Muslim society at large is good at giving the...
  • No-Go Zones for Non-Muslims Multiplying All Over Europe

    09/22/2011 11:15:44 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 89 replies
    'No-go' zones are for everyone that is not Muslim are springing up all over Europe at alarming rates. Many neighborhoods in London are now unsafe for non-Muslims to inhabit. These areas have been formed with 'ethnic cleansing' harassment tactics; forcing existing residents out of their homes by Muslim harassment. Not only are these places unsafe to live in, they're hazardous to walk into. Many women have been threatened with violence and even death for not wearing Islamic veils when simply walking in a London neighborhood. Gays have also had death threats shouted at them by Muslim preachers. Many neighborhoods hang...
  • Islamic center near ground zero opens its doors

    09/21/2011 10:36:17 PM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 37 replies
    Associated Press/Tampa Bay Online ^ | 21 Sept 2011 | KAREN ZRAICK and VERENA DOBNIK
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The developer of an Islamic cultural center that opened Wednesday evening near the site of the terrorist attacks that leveled the World Trade Center says the biggest error on the project was not involving the families of 9/11 victims from the start. People crowded into the center, where a small orchestra played traditional Middle Eastern instruments and a photo exhibit of New York children of different ethnicities lined the walls. The enthusiasm at the opening belied its troubled beginnings. snip He called opposition to the center - which prompted one of the most virulent national discussions...
  • The Council of Europe manual on "Hate Speech"

    09/21/2011 4:21:13 PM PDT · by VU4G10 · 14 replies ^ | sept 2011
    For anyone interested in "Hate speech", the Council of Europe has published a 104 page manual detailing what exactly might be considered "Hate speech", and thus subject to serious preventive punishment. From the manual (page 5): The identification of statements that could be classified as “hate speech” seems all the more difficult because this kind of speech does not necessarily manifest itself through expressions of “hatred” or emotions. “Hate speech” can be concealed in statements which at a first glance may seem to be rational or normal.” Potential "Hate Speechers" are encouraged to read the manual. It is surprisingly easy,...
  • Lehman rocks Navy with complaints about political correctness

    09/19/2011 11:55:47 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 18 September 2011 | Rowen Scarborough
    The Navy’s former top civilian has rocked the service in a military journal article by accusing officials of sinking the storied naval air branch into a sea of political correctness. Former Navy Secretary John Lehman, himself a former carrier-based aviator, wrote that the swagger and daring of yesterday’s culture has given way to a focus on integrating women and, this year, gays.
  • Have Alinsky Political Operatives Infiltrated Cleveland’s Faith Communities

    09/19/2011 6:11:24 AM PDT · by Cowman · 9 replies
    The Blaze ^ | September 19, 2011 | Billy Hallowell
    A new faith coalition out in Cleveland, Ohio, raises some interesting questions about the intermingling of organized religion and leftist politics. The founding of the Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC), a group that describes itself as “a non-partisan coalition of faith communities and partner organizations in Cuyahoga County working together to build power for social justice,” claims that its focus is uniting the masses to improve local neighborhoods. While many would see this as a worthy endeavor, others — mainly those with fears about the use of faith to progress the liberal agenda — are questioning the GCC’s motivations. The central...
  • Lehman rocks Navy with complaints about political correctness

    09/18/2011 12:48:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 18, 2011 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Navy’s former top civilian has rocked the service in a military journal article by accusing officials of sinking the storied naval air branch into a sea of political correctness. Former Navy Secretary John Lehman, himself an ex-carrier-based aviator, wrote that the swagger and daring of yesterday’s culture has given way to a focus on integrating women and, this year, gays. Pilots constantly worry about anonymous complaints about salty language, while squadron commanders are awash in bureaucratic requirements for reports and statistics, he added. “Those attributes of naval aviators — willingness to take intelligent calculated risk, self-confidence, even a certain...
  • Team AMD FX sets Guiness record

    09/14/2011 11:31:05 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies ^ | 09-13-2011cpmputer | AMD Press Release
    AMD has set the world record of fastest CPU with a speed frequency of 8.429 GHz, winning the company a place in the Guiness World Records. AMD’s yet-to-ship Bulldozer-based FX chips drew the Guinness ranking for the "Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor." The AMD-FX CPU is set to debut in Q4 2011. Announced yesterday, the Guiness record news drew kudos and comments from a wide range of sites that closely follow news and events circling rivals AMD and Intel. Some reports noted the timing of AMD's announcement was made on the opening day of the Intel Developer Forum in...
  • After HP: The PC Isn't Dying — It's Just Evolving

    09/04/2011 6:19:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    TIME ^ | 09/03/2011 | Harry McCRaken
    On Aug. 12, the IBM PC — the classic machine from which all modern Windows computers descend — turned 30. IBM's Mark Dean, who helped engineer the original PC, commemorated the anniversary by congratulating his company for having abandoned the PC business back in 2005. He declared that we live in a "post-PC era" and said his main machine now is a tablet. Some celebration! Less than a week later, HP — today's biggest PC brand — had some news of its own. CEO Léo Apotheker announced that the company was thinking about spinning off or selling its PC group,...
  • The Racial Violence that Dare Not Speak Its Name

    08/30/2011 3:27:38 PM PDT · by ventanax5 · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | John T. Bennett
    Recent flash mob violence has alerted Americans to a troubling wave of sadistic racial mayhem. A notable outbreak occurred in Denver in 2009, setting a pattern of delay, denial, and silence. Now that same scourge has returned to Denver, among many other places. In 2009, a four month wave of mayhem broke out in Denver. There were at least 26 violent robberies committed by two black gangs. The victims were -- without exception -- whites and Hispanics. When the dust settled from that initial spate of violence, victims were left with injuries ranging from a skull fracture to broken noses...
  • They Too

    08/29/2011 11:19:31 AM PDT · by WilliamHouston · 6 replies
    Takimag ^ | August 24, 2011 | Takuan Seiyo
    They can be grasped conceptually in a hundred ways, yet they cannot be named. Take, for example, the 2002 B flick They, about a young woman haunted by demons who invade her dreams, then her days, and eventually rape and devour her. Perfect. Or take They Live, a 1988 B movie in which aliens from outer space control American society through signals multiplexed into television broadcasts. Couldn’t get closer. But if you try to name them directly and exhaustively, you will miss. Before one attempts a taxonomy of They, one needs to construct a typology. A moth collector’s skills are...