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  • College disciplines student for Facebook comments about Baltimore riot

    08/02/2015 4:43:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The New York Post ^ | July 31, 2015 | Reuters
    DALLAS — A Texas Christian University student has been disciplined after posting online comments seen as racially offensive about current events, including rioting in Baltimore and the rise of the Islamic State, TCU officials said Friday. TCU said Harry Vincent, a 19-year-old sophomore, violated two Student Code of Conduct provisions concerning “infliction of bodily or emotional harm” and “disorderly conduct.” He has seen his campus access restricted by receiving a one-year suspension from extracurricular activities, on-campus living and the use of non-academic facilities such as the cafeteria and recreational center. Among the comments are a Facebook post that reads: “These...
  • Coach is Right, Friday Short Stories

    07/31/2015 8:55:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/31/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    1) “University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Offensive” By Katherine Timpf Commentary by John Velisek USN (Ret), staff writer “According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” used by the University of New Hampshire, the word “American” is “problematic” and therefore should not be used. “North Americans often use ‘American’ which usually, depending on the contexts, fails to recognize South America,” the guide explains. “[It] assumes the U.S. is the only country inside these two continents,” it adds. It recommends using “Resident of the U.S.” or “U.S. citizen” instead. According to the guide, other “problematic” terms include “opposite sex” (it recommends...
  • University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Now Offensive

    07/30/2015 7:31:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/30/2015 | Katherine Timpf
    According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” used by the University of New Hampshire, the word “American” is “problematic” and therefore should not be used. “North Americans often use ‘American’ which usually, depending on the contexts, fails to recognize South America,” the guide explains. “[It] assumes the U.S. is the only country inside these two continents,” it adds. It recommends using “Resident of the U.S.” or “U.S. citizen” instead. According to the guide, other “problematic” terms include “opposite sex” (it recommends using “other sex,”) “senior citizen” (it recommends “old people” or “people of advanced age”) and “obese” (it recommends using...
  • Freedom of Speech? 2nd Jew Arrested for Calling Mohammed a Pig [Isaiah 28-29]

    07/27/2015 11:32:12 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 8 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 7/27/2015 | Ari Yashar
    Jerusalem district police arrested a Jewish youth on Monday for his "crime" recorded on video the day before, when he said while leaving the Temple Mount that "Mohammed is a pig," in reference to the founder of Islam. The youth was arrested on Monday morning after arriving at the Kotel (Western Wall), and was brought in for interrogation. The arrest made for making the statement - made all the more surprising given the ongoing open calls for violence by Arabs against Jews at the site which is the holiest in Judaism - comes after 20-year-old Avia Morris was arrested last...
  • Hulk Hogan Speaks Out Following News of Past Racial Slurs

    07/24/2015 12:10:14 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 76 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jul 24, 2015 | Michael Rothman
    "Eight years ago I used offensive language during a conversation," he said in a statement to ABC News. "It was unacceptable for me to have used that offensive language; there is no excuse for it; and I apologize for having done it." He continued, "I believe very strongly that every person in the world is important and should not be treated differently based on race, gender, orientation, religious beliefs or otherwise. I am disappointed with myself that I used language that is offensive and inconsistent with my own beliefs. It is not who I am. I continue to work every...
  • Democrats drop Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson from dinner name

    07/23/2015 8:36:44 AM PDT · by yoe · 14 replies
    CTPost ^ | July 22, 2015 | Neil Vigdor
    Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson are history in Connecticut. Under pressure from the (NAACP) the state (Democrat Party) will scrub the names of the two presidents from its annual fundraising dinner because of their ties to slavery.
  • Watch: Washington Mayor Told To Resign After Calling Barack And Michelle Obama This

    07/16/2015 5:58:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 31 replies
    KXLY via Independent Jjournal Review via Western Journialism ^ | July 15, 2015 | KXLY via Michael Hunter. via Christopher Agee
    KXLY recently reported that Patrick Rushing, mayor of Airway Heights, Wash., is facing increased pressure to resign after a Facebook comment about the Obama family was criticized by some locals as racist. “Gorilla face Michelle,” he wrote in the now-deleted post, “can’t disagree with that. The woman is not attractive except to monkey man Barack. Check out them ears. LOL.” When the backlash that followed reached city hall, five of six council members present at a recent meeting voted to ask Rushing to step down. Airway Heights Police Chief and Acting City Manager Lee Bennett explained why local leaders felt...
  • Southern California restaurant holds contest to rename 'squaw' bread after complaint (rename it)

    07/14/2015 1:42:48 PM PDT · by rey · 87 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 14 July 2015
    RIVERSIDE — A Riverside restaurant is holding a contest to rename its "squaw" bread after a customer refused to use the name, saying it is offensive. Backstreet Restaurant owner Keith Holloway tells the Riverside Press-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/1HYpPJI ) that a woman pointed to the dark brown, molasses-sweetened bread on the chalk menu board when ordering a few weeks ago. When asked why she wouldn't say the name, she said it was a slur. Holloway promptly covered the name with a scrap of paper, temporarily renaming it brown bread. He is taking nominations for a new moniker through the end of the...
  • Donald Trump’s Politically Correct Bullies

    07/09/2015 6:47:11 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 22 replies
    The American Report ^ | July 9, 2015 | Editors
    The Wimps and Sellouts Want Trump to Shut-Up, but on illegal immigration Trump Speaks for Us Billionaire businessman and Presidential candidate Donald Trump has the courage to talk about one of the most serious problems facing America today: illegal immigration. In doing so, he also boldly attacked an equally serious problem: political correctness. The PC disease has poisoned our language, and makes it impossible to speak in plain English about our challenges as a nation. For all the crap that politicians spew about wanting to help people, you would think that preventing violent criminals from entering the country illegally would...
  • House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

    07/08/2015 5:42:33 PM PDT · by markomalley · 55 replies
    AP ^ | 7/8/15 | ANDREW TAYLOR
    The House has voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the deep South. The low-profile move came Tuesday evening after a brief debate on a measure funding the National Park Service, which maintains 14 national cemeteries, most of which contain graves of Civil War soldiers. The proposal by Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., added language to block the Park Service from allowing private groups to decorate the graves of Southern soldiers with Confederate flags in states that commemorate Confederate Memorial Day. The cemeteries affected are the Andersonville and Vicksburg cemeteries in Georgia and Mississippi. “The...
  • Coca-Cola sends a message with label-free cans (Promotes Tolerance)

    07/08/2015 1:05:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies
    cnn ^ | July 8, 2015 | Wyatt Massey
    (CNN)—Coca-Cola wants everyone to imagine a world without labels. And as an example, the beverage company is dropping its own. Coke has introduced a new version of its iconic red-and-white can in Middle Eastern countries for Ramadan, the Muslim holiday that ends July 17. The new red cans feature Coke's signature dynamic ribbon but not the words "Coca-Cola" and are intended to promote open-mindedness and tolerance. The backs of the cans bear the message "Labels are for cans, not people."
  • This Hollywood Conservative Just Slapped Down The PC Left With An Epic Confederate Flag Rant

    07/06/2015 9:04:51 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 35 replies
    http://www.westernjournalism.com ^ | July 6, 2015 | Norvell Rose
    As Western Journalism reported last week, pro golfer and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson has vowed to remove the image of the Confederate flag from the classic General Lee car he bought after the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard ceased production. Watson has said he’ll replace the Confederate flag atop the iconic Dodge Charger with an American flag — a move that drew a fair amount of criticism on social media from folks who believe the golfer caved to the PC purge some argue is now in full force. The cable network TV Land has also shown its PC...
  • Donald Trump Releases Statement Pushing Back Against Apoplectic Politically Correct Criticism….

    07/06/2015 3:03:34 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 40 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7-6-2015 | sundance
    Since Donald Trump announced his candidacy, and pointed out the criminal behavior of illegal aliens such as MS13 gang members, he has been inside a firestorm of media-spun, PC-fueled hatred, directed specifically to tear him down. Today Trump responds with a rather long press release; and in what’s sure to create a stir, The Donald points out the infectious disease issue. Here’s the full statement:
  • Why I'm Enjoying Trump's Candidacy So Much (Vanity)

    07/01/2015 6:18:30 PM PDT · by JewishRighter · 36 replies
    Vanity | July 1, 2015 | JewishRighter
    I finally figured out just exactly why I'm enjoying Donald Trump's Presidential campaign so much, even though I don't particularly think very well of him or his politics. It is best illustrated by a fantastic clip from the Jim Carrey film Liar, Liar. For the uninitiated, the film is about a divorced lawyer with an adorable little boy who he constantly disappoints by not showing up when he promises and other letdowns due to Carrey's penchant for lying. The boy makes a birthday wish that his father would have to tell the truth and it works. Cut now to the...
  • Today’s fraudulent journalists should be ashamed of destroying a noble profession

    07/01/2015 9:09:12 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/01/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    “What I’ve got is F*****G Golden,” said jailed Democrat Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. He was referring to his opportunity to appoint an IL senator to Congress after then Senator Barack Obama became President in 2009. Well, pardon my hubris, but what I have is Golden also, in today’s Hades of Politically Correct Journalism. I have a FIFTIES JOURNALISM DEGREE from that same state, Illinois. Therefore, permit me to advise you budding cub reporters and “J Skul” students of some imperatives I was taught way back when Dinosaurs roamed Wright Street into Greg Hall. “Just the Facts, ma’am; Just the Facts,”...
  • The Death of the Liberal: Political correctness is what happens when reason dies.

    06/24/2015 7:43:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 06/24/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    A recent poll [2] found that 51 percent of Democrats supported criminalizing hate speech. It also found that the same number of self-described liberals supported its criminalization.Liberal self-identification has hit its highest mark [3] in decades while the ranks of the moderates have declined. And while the idea that the liberal and the moderate are opposites may be a troubling one to those who still think of liberalism in classical terms, the modern liberal is really a leftist in denial.When William Voegeli writes in the Claremont Review [4] about the crisis of political correctness, it is about a clash between...
  • NYPD bans officer from driving ‘Dukes of Hazard’s’ General Lee car to work because it’s ‘racist’

    06/23/2015 8:33:06 PM PDT · by Nowhere Man · 19 replies
    BPR Bizpac Review ^ | April 18th, 2015 | Carmine Sabia
    A New York City police officer’s car has prompted cries of racism. When the unidentified officer drove to work in a replica of “The General Lee” from the 1980s hit CBS show “The Dukes of Hazzard,” a resident called the local CBS affiliate to complain. The problem? The car’s roof is adorned with a Confederate flag.
  • A Dinosaur Name in ‘Jurassic World’ is So ‘Racist’ That the Movie Has Come Under Fire

    06/23/2015 8:25:57 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    IJ Review ^ | 6/23/15 | MADDIE BRADSHER
    “Jurassic World” was an instant box office hit when it opened in theaters two weeks ago. But now, moviegoers are noticing details that aren’t sitting well with some people. The uproar started when moviegoers began complaining about one of the dinosaur species in the movie called Pachycephalosaurus: The long name led to an abbreviation used by the characters, and thus the movie line that came into question: “The Pachys are out of containment!” British comedian Mobeen, also known as “Guzzy Bear,” took issue with this term and called for a boycott of “Jurassic World:” According to Focus News, the “Pachy”...
  • VIDEO: Black middle schooler accuses Obama of ‘politicizing’ Charleston deaths

    06/23/2015 5:01:42 AM PDT · by Freeport · 15 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | June 22, 2015 | Olaf Ekberg
    Georgia middle schooler CJ Pearson just knew President Obama couldn’t help but try to take advantage of the deaths of 9 church-goers in South Carolina. According to Pearson, Obama “politicized this entire thing.” “He took to the podium and talked about how this couldn’t have happened –or shouldn’t have happened — if we would have had gun control … That things like this only happen because people carry guns,” Pearson said. He grew emotional recalling the lives that were cut short by a gunmen who sat with them for an hour, only to kill them. “And you’re (Obama) going to...
  • Walmart Will Stop Selling Confederate Flag Merchandise

    06/22/2015 5:54:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 63 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 6/22/15 | Josh Feldman
    After days of dancing around the matter, a score of South Carolina legislators (including the governor and both of its senators) stood united to say the Confederate flag should be removed from the state capitol.The controversy over the flag renewed after pictures were uncovered of the Charleston church shooter having a Confederate flag license plate. People have argued the kind of hate the flag represents has no place in modern America.Well, now Walmart is taking action too. According to CNN, the retail giant will no longer sell any merchandise with Confederate flags on them.A spokesperson explained, “We never want to...
  • The Origins of Political Correctness

    06/18/2015 1:21:42 PM PDT · by cblue55 · 49 replies
    Acuracy in Academia Address ^ | February 5, 2000 | Bill Lind
    An Accuracy in Academia Address by Bill Lind Variations of this speech have been delivered to various AIA conferences including the 2000 Consevative University at American University Where does all this stuff that you’ve heard about this morning – the victim feminism, the gay rights movement, the invented statistics, the rewritten history, the lies, the demands, all the rest of it – where does it come from? For the first time in our history, Americans have to be fearful of what they say, of what they write, and of what they think. They have to be afraid of using the...
  • Here's the Newest campus microaggression: “I believe the most qualified person should get the job”

    06/18/2015 6:29:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/18/2015 | AllahPundit
    That’s according to the University of California, an arm of state government, as Ace reminds us. I don’t get it. Since when does government dislike meritocracy?More microaggressions per U of C: “America is a melting pot” and “America is the land of opportunity.” We’re very close to the end now, my friends.Here’s a bit from the UCLA diversity handout. On the left is what “microaggressors” say, on the right is what they supposedly mean:My favorite is “gender plays no part in who we hire,” a policy feminists have spent decades demanding from American businesses only to dismiss it now...
  • The Worrywart Generation: The Age of Debilitating Anxieties

    06/15/2015 12:19:45 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | June 11, 2015 | Ron Ross
    ".....There are good reasons why society admires courage and despises cowardice. Fear is one of the primary subjects taught in primary and secondary schools both public and private. Teaching fear to young people is a kind of collective child abuse. We are raising a generation of paranoid neurotics. Our children are being taught, erroneously, that individuals and the environment are delicate and fragile. ....Those who are the most paranoid seem to know the least about the objects of their anxieties. For example, fear of genetically modified foods, glutens, and hydraulic fracturing are based almost solely on complete ignorance of these...
  • Political Correctness Has Destroyed the Army’s Readiness and Morale

    06/14/2015 8:30:47 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 40 replies
    The American Report ^ | May 11, 2015 | Ray Starmann
    The U.S. Army is facing its greatest danger as an institution since the 1970’s. Stricken with morale and readiness problems, it is also under attack from leftist social engineers who are determined to remake the Army, even if they have to destroy it. In the 1980’s, men who carried the burden of terrible lessons learned in Vietnam rebuilt the U.S. Army. They created a spectacularly professional force that annihilated Saddam’s legions in a defeat not seen since Agincourt. That Army is nearly extinct. During the Clinton administration, the Army was under pressure to open all military occupational specialties to women...
  • USS Gabrielle Giffords: Navy ship christened for ex-Arizona congresswoman

    06/14/2015 10:58:52 AM PDT · by llevrok · 52 replies
    Cleveland. Com ^ | 6/14/2015
    MOBILE, Ala. — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard Saturday afternoon. Giffords joined others including Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, as the USS Gabrielle Giffords was christened in coastal Alabama. The 419-foot ship was built at the Austal shipyard and is the Navy's 10th littoral combat ship designed to operate in shallow waters near the coast. Giffords was badly wounded in a 2011 shooting that left six dead and a total of 13 injured in Tucson. The Democrat left...
  • Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he was forced to resign ("the trouble with women in science")

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist says he was forced to resign after sexist comments drew widespread condemnation. Tim Hunt told The Observer newspaper in a story published Sunday that he had been "hung out to dry" after being forced out of an honorary post at University College London and losing his position with the European Research Council science committee. The university and the research council didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. The 72-year-old Hunt said he was never given a chance to explain his position. The trouble started when he told the World Conference of Science Journalists in South...
  • Affirmative Action Applied to Air Traffic Controllers

    06/11/2015 3:10:52 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 60 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | June 9, 2015 | Dave Blount
    How far will our ideologically demented ruling class push Affirmative Action before people start pushing back? Already it has played a role in destroying our schools, with a liberal judge actually abolishing aptitude tests on the grounds that blacks don’t score as well. But apparently people don’t think it matters whether teachers have any qualifications other than skin color. If being black can get you into the White House, why not a classroom? Maybe airliners crashing into each other will wake people up:
  • Open Letter from Politically Correct College Student Proves Jerry Seinfeld’s Point about PC

    06/11/2015 8:15:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/11/2015 | Walter Hudson
    The culture of political correctness has gotten so bad at college campuses that even bleeding heart liberal comics like Jerry Seinfeld feel out of place. The venerable comedian told ESPN’s Colin Cowherd last week that he avoids performing on college campuses, and has been advised by those who have to stay away. From Entertainment Tonight: Seinfeld says teens and college-aged kids don’t understand what it means to throw around certain politically-correct terms. “They just want to use these words: ‘That’s racist;’ ‘That’s sexist;’ ‘That’s prejudice,’” he said. “They don’t know what the hell they’re talking about.” Tuesday, the Huffington Post published...
  • College Student Writes Open Letter To Seinfeld

    06/11/2015 5:40:39 AM PDT · by OttawaFreeper · 44 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | Wednesday, 06/10/2015 - 09:12 pm EST | Mokerena
    Oh my. According to that sourcelink, a sophomore by the name of Anthony Berteaux from San Diego State University decided to write an open letter to Jerry Seinfeld in response to Seinfeld's recent criticism of college students for being too politically correct. I'm fairly certain that Anthony didn't mean for his letter to completely prove that Seinfeld was 100% correct, but that's exactly what it did.
  • UND nickname list down to 15

    06/11/2015 5:33:34 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 23 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 6-10-15 | AP
    The NCAA threatened sanctions against the school, saying the nickname and logo were hostile and abusive and that UND was not endorsed by one of the state's two namesake tribes. The state Legislature put a moratorium on replacing the nickname until this year. The 15 names still in the running: North Dakota, Blaze, Cavalry, Explorers, Fighting Green, Fighting Hawks, Force, Green Hawks, Nodaks, North Stars, Pride, Roughriders, Spirit, Sundogs and Thunderhawks, WDAZ-TV reported (http://bit.ly/1GdnPJr). One possibility that was dumped Tuesday night was Flickertails, which the school used before adopting the Fighting Sioux nickname.
  • WATCH: Jerry Seinfeld Doubles Down On Anti-Liberal, PC Comments. Jabs Seth Meyers

    06/10/2015 7:37:02 AM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 32 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 06/10/2015 | Steven Crowder
    Jerry Seinfeld is on the micro aggressive trail lately. Like when he lashed out at liberal, PC culture, or when he may the ludicrous claim that your race or gender isn't as important in comedy as whether you're funny or not. But his comments here about gay French kings have really crossed the line. They deserved a voice too. Even better is his jab at Late Night host, Seth Meyers. VIDEO AT LINK Seinfeld even called out Seth Myers for saying he would never make fun of Caitlyn Jenner, which Meyers specified that he only meant on that day... "As...
  • The Silencing

    06/09/2015 5:56:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 9, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Kirsten Powers gets it. There is an assault on free speech in this country that is coming from the political left. But the people responsible for it are not liberals. They aren’t worthy of the title of liberal, which presupposes a degree of tolerance for opposing opinions. They are illiberal leftists and they are crushing the free exchange of ideas in this country. To make matters worse, they know exactly what they are doing and why they are doing it. In other words, they are not ignorant of, or merely indifferent to, constitutional principles. They are at war with them....
  • Progressive Academics Are Shocked That Their Creatures Turn on Them

    06/09/2015 6:43:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 06/09/2015 | Bruce Thornton
    Recently several progressive professors have publicly complained that their students are hounding them for failing to consider their tender sensibilities by straying beyond the p.c. orthodoxy on sexual assault, sex identity, linguistic correctness, and a whole host of other progressive shibboleths. Northwestern “feminist” professor Laura Kipnis found herself in a Title IX star chamber for an article she wrote decrying the immaturity of her legally adult students. Over at Vox, another progressive confessed (anonymously, reminding us that academics are an invertebrate species) he was so “scared” and “terrified” of his “liberal” students that he self-censors his comments in class and...
  • How to escape the age of mass delusion

    06/08/2015 9:38:51 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 74 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 6-8-15 | Stella morabito
    [Snip] One of the best books that cracks the code on what we are living through was written by Dutch psychiatrist Joost A. M. Meerloo about 60 years ago. Mull over the first line of his book’s forward, and you will think he is writing about today: “This book attempts to depict the strange transformation of the free human mind into an automatically responding machine – a transformation which can be brought about by some of the cultural undercurrents in our present-day society as well as by deliberate experiments in the service of a political ideology.” That’s from “The Rape...
  • Jerry Seinfeld: Politically correct college students 'don't know WTF they're talking about'

    06/08/2015 9:23:20 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 6/8/2015 | DANA ROSE FALCONE
    Like Chris Rock and Larry the Cable Guy, Jerry Seinfeld avoids doing shows on college campuses. And while talking with ESPN’s Colin Cowherd on Thursday, the comedian revealed why: College kids today are too politically correct. “I hear that all the time,” Seinfeld said on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. “I don’t play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges. They’re so PC.’” Seinfeld says teens and college-aged kids don’t understand what it means to throw around certain politically-correct terms. “They just want to use these words: ‘That’s racist;’ ‘That’s sexist;’ ‘That’s prejudice,’”...
  • How a massive, silent cultural revolution has changed America

    06/06/2015 2:21:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 125 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 6, 2015 | Kyle Smith
    It happened without a Summer of Love, without Timothy Leary, without a groovy anthem or a shaggy new national look. In the past decade or so, there’s been a silent revolution in American culture, one at least as profound as the ’60s upheavals. We’ve hardly taken notice of it, because it happened in people’s minds instead of in the streets, happened in ordinary people instead of in the elites and the punditocracy. Compared to just a few years ago, we have a completely different set of ideas about what constitutes acceptable behavior. As Caitlyn Jenner puts it in her new...
  • Proof that some people can be offended by anything

    06/05/2015 6:41:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/05/2015 | Rick Moran
    I suspect that somewhere, there is a top secret organization that does nothing all day but look for innovative and novel ways that society offends one group or another. How else do you explain this? CBS Pittsburgh: The Port Authority is looking into bus slogans that some are calling offensive. Officials say they’ve recently received complaints that one of its slogans, “Ziggin Zaggin,” is offensive when read backwards, seeming to spell out a racial slur. Are you kidding me? Backwards?  im Ritchie with the Port Authority says they will remove the messages from buses. “… due to recent complaints about how this message...
  • Liberal Students Are Terrifying Their Own Professors

    06/04/2015 6:01:48 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 62 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 3, 2015 | Blake Neff
    Modern progressive college students have become so militant they’re frightening their own like-minded professors, according to an account posted by one such professor on the website Vox. The professor, using the pseudonym Edward Schlosser, claims to have taught for nine years and currently works at a midsize state college. Over that time, he says, students have decisively shifted to become so protective of their fragile emotions that defying their sensibilities can be “suicidal” for one’s career. “Things have changed since I started teaching,” Schlosser writes. “The vibe is different. I wish there were a less blunt way to put this,...
  • The Left Continues to Devour Itself: Liberal Prof. says he's terrified of his own students

    06/04/2015 7:20:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/04/2015 | Ed Driscoll
    “Liberal Professor: My Liberal Students Terrify Me” — so naturally, he goes to Vox.com, the home of Matt “Fighting dishonesty with dishonesty is sometimes the right thing for advocates to do” Yglesias and Ezra “Not everything the Nazis touched was bad” Klein to spill his worst fears. In response, Ace of Spades writes, if a leftwing professor is feeling terrified by his fellow leftists still in the larva stage, “Then all is right. Terror is virtue, Robspierre said. It is through terror that we compel virtue”: I say it’s sort of worth reading because the writer is such a...
  • 'Racist Cocktail' ... Oxford Union Admits It Is 'Institutionally Racist' After Cocktail Row (U.K.)

    06/03/2015 7:13:51 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    The Spirits Business ^ | 3rd June, 2015 | Annie Hayes
    Oxford Union Admits It Is 'Institutionally Racist' After Cocktail Row The historic Oxford Union debating society has passed a motion declaring itself “institutionally racist” after it promoted a “Colonial Comeback” cocktail at an event last week. A meeting was held to address the issue of the offensive cocktail, which was advertised on a poster showing black hands in chains during a recent debate over Britain making reparations to former colonies. During the meeting society treasurer Zuleyka Shahin proposed the motion, arguing that the cocktail was “symptomatic of a wider problem” of racism at the union. Co-chair of the Campaign for...
  • Minnesota Teachers Revolt Against 5 Years of ‘White Privilege’ Training

    06/03/2015 9:14:10 AM PDT · by PROCON · 41 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | June 2, 2015 | Susan L.M. Goldberg
    EAG News reports that the public school district of St. Paul has spent $3 million over the past 5 years to work with “Pacific Educational Group, a San Francisco-based organization that tries to help public schools deal with achievement and disciplinary issues involving black students.” PEG’s educational philosophy: That standard curricula are inherently biased against black students due to “white privilege”. Curriculum changes, however, were not at the top of their list. Instead, St. Paul schools were required to revise discipline policies in order to cease suspending black students, instead punishing them via “time outs” from the classroom, along with...
  • 20 Questions You’re Not Supposed To Ask In America Today

    06/01/2015 9:37:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/30/2015 | John Hawkins
    1) If Islam is really a religion of peace, as opposed to a particularly violent religion, then why do so many people and organizations across the world refuse to show Muhammad cartoons out of fear that they'll be murdered by devout Muslims for doing it? 2) If illegal immigrants are supposed to help our economy, then why weren’t they helping the economies of the poor nations they fled? 3) Given that Hillary Clinton’s nearly accomplishment-free political career has been based on riding the coattails of a serial adulterer who has humiliated and cheated on her over and over, isn’t Hillary...
  • The Boy Scouts Continue To Devolve Into A Garden Club

    05/30/2015 10:01:41 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 50 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 26, 2015 | Rich Cromwell
    [Snip]... To be honest, the BSA hasn’t been doing well for a while. Membership has been steadily declining for decades, and recent decisions to go full Episcopalian—and you never go full Episcopalian—haven’t helped. But with this decision, and the resulting onslaught of righteous indignation, we see just how far a once-proud paramilitary organization has fallen. Why the change? The cynic in me, the one who remembers how long it took to evacuate us when we were sleeping in the woods without shelter and the skies opened up in biblical fashion that one weekend, thinks the BSA is now run by...
  • Swedish pensioners evicted so as to make room for asylum seekers [accommodating the Amish]

    05/30/2015 3:52:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    400 pensioners in Munkedal are being thrown out from “the Peoples House” after a so-called asylum baron decided to buy it and convert it to a home for new Swedes from the third world. Local Social-Democratic politician Ĺsa Karlsson looks forward to the new citizens.“It’s an income for the municipality to get new citizens” – she saysThe Peoples House in Munkedal has for years been a meeting spot for pensioners and several hundred engage in the associations and activities but now its time for them to pack their bags and move out so that an asylum baron can profit (at...
  • Northwestern Professor: Faculty Now Fear Students Demanding ‘Safe Spaces’

    05/30/2015 3:43:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    Big Government ^ | 5/29/15 | John Sexton
    A Northwestern University professor was accused of retaliation and investigated after students claimed an article she had written had a “chilling effect” on students’s ability to report sexual misconduct.Writing on Friday in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Laura Kipnis describes an academic climate in which professors lay awake at night in fear of losing their careers over a single careless word or missed trigger warning. A new academic culture is rising in which hurt feelings are considered evidence of an attack. This hypersensitivity is being abetted by an expanding process of Title IX charges which allow anyone with an agenda...
  • Your mother wears specially-made, Navy SEAL combat boots (Women in Combat)

    05/28/2015 9:11:07 AM PDT · by PROCON · 9 replies
    onenewsnow.com ^ | May 28, 2015 | Chad Groening
    A national defense analyst says it's a disgrace that U.S. military officers are not fighting an ongoing effort to put women in front-line combat units.The Washington Times recently reported that Congress is prodding the armed forces to develop a special combat boot for women to minimize stress fractures due to marching and training. Bob Maginnis, a senior fellow for national security at the Family Research Council, says the issue is about more than combat boots for women.It's about women are not men. Women are not little men either," says Maginnis, who retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel....
  • Taking Back Thomas Jefferson

    03/13/2015 12:21:52 PM PDT · by don-o · 11 replies
    The Abbeville Review ^ | March 10, 2015 | James Rutledge Roesch
    Jefferson, a member of the gentry of Old Virginia, was always regarded as one of the best and brightest of his generation, a gentleman of the finest intellect, taste, and manners. Although Jefferson loved and was loyal to the Union, he was a Virginian first and an American second; Virginia, Jefferson avowed, was his “country.” This order of allegiance – State over Union, or “Society” over “the State” – was firmly rooted in the Old South. Accordingly, in the emerging conflict between the North and the South, Jefferson sided with his own country. “It is true that we are completely...
  • Duke University Professor on Leave After Racist Online Comments Spark Outrage [Racist?]

    05/17/2015 11:15:51 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 47 replies
    Slate ^ | May 17, 2015 | Daniel Politi
    A Duke University professor has reportedly been placed on leave after posting racist comments online that included talk of “the blacks” and “the Asians.” Jerry Hough commented on a New York Times editorial titled “How Racism Doomed Baltimore”...The key question,though,according to Hough, “is whether my comments were largely accurate. In writing me, no one has said I was wrong, just racist.”....full comments in the New York Times:This editorial is what is wrong. The Democrats are an alliance of Westchester and Harlem,of Montgomery County and intercity Baltimore. Westchester and Montgomery get a Citigroup asset stimulus policy that triples the market. The...
  • (Democrat) California Senate Candidate Caught Ridiculing Native Americans

    05/17/2015 2:39:49 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    Time ^ | May 16, 2015 | Justin Worland
    [California Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez, a U.S. Senate candidate] Sanchez used an offensive gesture before a group of Indian Americans [Snip] In a video captured by an observer, Sanchez tells a story about how she was invited to an event by what she thought was a Native American group. “I’m going to his office, thinking I’m going to meet with a… ” Sanchez said before clapping her hand over her mouth and making a chanting sound.
  • US Attorney: Boston Marathon Bombing ‘Not a Religious Crime,’ It Was ‘Political’

    05/15/2015 7:09:17 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 May 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz stated that the Boston Marathon Bombing “was not a religious crime…it was a political crime” at a press conference on Friday. Ortiz said, “Make no mistake, the defendant claimed to be acting on behalf of all Muslims. This was not a religious crime. And it certainly does not reflect true Muslim beliefs.