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  • OkCupid’s ‘DTF’ Ad Campaign Draws Criticism

    02/15/2018 4:44:13 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 14, 2018 | Natalie Musumeci
    A conservative advocacy group is not down with dating website OkCupid’s new “DTF” ad campaign. The group, CitizenGo, has launched a petition calling for officials in Portland, Oregon, to remove the ad campaign which it claims “promotes lesbian sex, prostitution, drug use, and promiscuity, and it will be viewed by millions, including children, in public places.” “The most recent and most offensive ads are popping up in Portland, Oregon,” the group says on the petition. “You can find several different ads posted on or around the TriMet [public transit agency], their metro system, which includes bus lines, light rail, and...
  • African-American teacher faces three-year suspension for calling homosexuality a sin

    02/11/2018 7:34:54 PM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 42 replies
    Lifesite News ^ | Feb. 6, 2018 | Mark Hodges
    Jenye “Viki” Knox served Union High School since 2000 as a teacher and faculty adviser for the students’ Bible study group. She began teaching handicapped students 28 years ago. An ordained minister, Knox communicated her opinion openly on social media. In 2013, Knox sued the district for violating her right to free speech and her right to the free expression of her religion. She wanted her job back with back pay and the admission that she was within her rights under the Constitution to express her views on Facebook. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey admitted that though...
  • UK appoints loneliness minister to combat ‘sad reality of modern life’

    01/17/2018 11:10:52 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies
    UK appoints loneliness minister to combat ‘sad reality of modern life’ By Tamar Lapin January 17, 2018 | 1:19pm For a “United” Kingdom — they’re pretty lonely. A minister for loneliness was appointed in Britain Wednesday to tackle Brits’ growing social isolation, Downing Street announced. “Both proud and humbled to be appointed #loneliness minister,” Tracey Crouch tweeted. Crouch, a 42-year-old minister for sport and civil society said she was up for the task of heading a government-wide group responsible for policies connected to loneliness, The Guardian reported. When announcing the appointment, Prime Minister Theresa May cited research stating that 9...
  • Stir the Pot by warpcordova

    01/08/2018 2:30:54 PM PST · by tbw2 · 7 replies
    Mad Genius Club Blog ^ | 01/05/2018 | warpcordova
    Note: This is not my blog. The Science Fiction Writer's Association has been purging itself of conservative and libertarian authors for years after the Sad Puppies movement tried to challenge the use of "social justice" messaging as a factor in deciding Hugo nominees. Now they've doubled down by: * banning Hispanic science fiction author Jon Del Arroz from Worldcon * the head of SFWA publicly criticizing Moira Greyland, daughter of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Walter Breen, after her book on her sexual abuse and the sex crimes of both her parents came out * the active purging of conservatives from...
  • One Hundred Racist Things (Snowflake trigger alert)

    12/29/2017 7:43:06 AM PST · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    waka waka waka ^ | December 22, 2017 | Malcolm Pollack
    The rightish television presenter Tucker Carlson today offered his Twitter followers one of the best "tweetstorms" I've ever seen: #100RacistThings. You can see the thread here, but it's so good I'm going to preserve it for posterity in this post - because this is the sort of thing that gets people banned from Twitter these days. 1. Tamarisk trees in Palm Springs, California. 2. The ice cream truck song. 3. Credit scores. 4. Car insurance. 5. Crime statistics. 6. Halloween costumes. 7. Calling Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas." 8. Most of the better Disney movies. 9. Dr. Seuss. 10. White flight. 11....
  • They Call You Racist

    11/27/2017 4:06:23 PM PST · by Richard William I · 10 replies
    RichardWilliamz.Blogspot.Com ^ | 11/27/2017 | Richard William I
    They Call You Racist When You Say HelloThey Call You Racist When You Say 'Bro'They Cal You Racist When You Say GoodbyeThey Call You Racist After You Die They Call You Racist When You Lend A Helping HandThey Call You Racist Because You Own Too Much LandThey Call You Racist When You Salute The FlagThey Call You Racist Often In The New York Mag They Call You Racist Because Colleges Told Them SoIts The Only Way Dems Can Get Every Black VoteThey Call Them Racist When The Police Are Sent To HelpBut To Snitch On The Killer, They Won't Tell...
  • Do Conservatives And Liberals Have Enough in Common to Keep A Country Together Anymore?

    11/17/2017 11:36:10 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 98 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 18, 2017 | John Hawkins
    “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.” – The Declaration of Independence Remember the woman who was fired for flipping off Trump’s motorcade? Well, she has been deluged with job offers from liberals and a Gofundme...
  • R.I.P. The Sound 100.3 Replaced by a Christian Music Station

    11/18/2017 4:43:06 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 35 replies
    LA Weekly ^ | Nov 16, 2017 | Andy Hermann
    At 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 16, classic rock station KSWD "The Sound" 100.3 FM went off the air with side two of The Beatles' Abbey Road. The move came as a result of a deal The Sound's parent company, Entercom, struck with the FCC to divest three of its stations in exchange for regulatory approval of its $1.7 billion merger with CBS Radio, which also owns several stations in the L.A. market, including KROQ. The 100.3 FM frequency was sold to Educational Media Foundation for an undisclosed amount. EMF, based in Rocklin, owns 770 FM stations and translators and...
  • Who wins the war? Trump/Moore or the Hollywood/rappers/liberal media?

    11/11/2017 12:50:13 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 12 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff | November 11, 2017 | Guava Cheese Puff
    Who wins this war? Trump and Moore? Yes, culture in America is sickening. Trump's Access Hollywood video was bad, but Hollywood and the rappers do sexual innuendo as well. Hollywood, Jay-Z, Enimem, G-Eazy, and the rest of the hooligans, can they get away with this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujyTQNNjjDU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LunHybOKIjU When does this end?
  • Snoop Dogg in the house! Rapper to perform at Make A Wish afterparty

    11/06/2017 6:41:13 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Miami.com ^ | 10/4/17 | Madeleine Marr
    Surprise! Guess who’s coming to a major social event this year? It’s everyone’s favorite weed smoking, Martha Stewart loving rapper Snoop Dogg. ....will be performing Nov. 4 at the 23rd annual theInterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Nightclub presented by E11EVEN – the official afterparty destination.
  • Democrats are desperate to avoid a culture war with Trump in 2018

    11/06/2017 7:37:24 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 37 replies
    Mcclatchy DC ^ | November 6, 2017 | Alex Roarty
    Democrats decided 16 months before the 2018 election how they would start winning races again. Gathered in a small Virginia town on a sweltering July day, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and their lieutenants laid out a “Better Deal" agenda focused on middle-class jobs and higher wages — a vow, they said, that their party would never again waver from a laser-like focus on the economy. Donald Trump makes some promises difficult to keep. Just days later, the president declared on Twitter that transgender men and women were banned from the military. His action drew a swift rebuke from Democrats, who...
  • George Washington's Old Church Removes Plaque Honoring Him

    10/27/2017 9:17:12 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 75 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | 10/27/2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    Another reminder, as if we needed one, that it's not going to stop with Confederate generals. Or, for that matter, Virginians or slaveowners. Look at the history of the left around the world. And look at where they drew the line and stopped. The answer is nowhere. And so we have this insult, unthinkable in the pre-Obama era where the Dems at least feigned respect for America. An historic Episcopal parish where George Washington frequently worshiped has decided to remove a memorial plaque honoring the nation’s first president, saying the decision was out of a desire to provide a “welcoming”...
  • Pittsburgh Art Commission votes to recommend removal of Stephen Foster statue

    10/26/2017 4:33:28 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 39 replies
    WTAE ^ | October 25, 2017
    PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Art Commission voted Wednesday to recommend the Stephen Foster statue in Oakland be removed. The recommendation is that the statue is removed from the public and placed in a place in private and "properly contextualized." The Pittsburgh Art Commission will recommend removal of the statue within six months. Foster, a Pittsburgh native who died in 1864, is famous for classic songs including “Oh! Susanna” and “Camptown Races.” Many of his songs were used in minstrel shows in which actors performed in blackface. The statue depicts Foster sitting above shoeless, banjo-playing “Uncle Ned,” a slave character from...
  • Celebrities Make It Official: Pick Trump or Us

    10/21/2017 11:34:44 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 64 replies
    HOLLYWOOD IN TOTO ^ | 10/15/2017 | Christian Toto
    Two prominent stars say what many Hollywood dwellers have been hinting at since Nov. 8, 2016. For a while one message rang out from Team Hollywood in the Age of Trump. The industry didnÂ’t want you as a customer if you wear a red MAGA hat. Oh, celebrities didnÂ’t actually mouth those words. Instead, they embedded their disgust for both President Donald Trump and his admirers in nearly everything they did. - Movies. - TV shows - Late night monologues. - PSAs - Press interviews - Social media We got the message, even if they didnÂ’t actually say it. Denver...
  • Peace Cross of Bladensburg ruled unconstitutional by appeals court

    10/18/2017 4:18:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/18/17 | Bradford Richardson
    A three-judge court panel ruled Wednesday that a World War I memorial in the shape of a cross in Bladensburg, Maryland, is unconstitutional, a decision that a legal scholar says could imperil other similar memorials. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the 40-foot cross erected 92 years ago violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. “The monument here has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion,” Judge Stephanie Thacker wrote for the majority. “The Latin cross is the core symbol of Christianity. And here, it is 40...
  • As Cub Scouts welcome girls, rival group sees expansion of ‘war on boys’

    10/13/2017 11:05:07 AM PDT · by cyclotic · 37 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/13/2017 | Bradford Richardson
    Established in 1910, the Boy Scouts have long stood on tradition, but in recent years, the organization has yielded to a changing culture by revising its admission policy to permit openly gay Scouts and adult volunteers, as well as transgender children who identify as boys to join. Mark Hancock, chief executive officer of Trail Life USA, said the admittance of girls into the Boy Scouts of America is part of a growing “war on boys” that views the sexes as interchangeable and masculinity as something undesirable. He said the decision Wednesday is just latest step in the Boy Scouts’ progressive...
  • Scott Adams drinks delicious coffee & talks about the anti-Trump capitulation phase we just entered

    10/12/2017 9:21:28 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    Periscope ^ | October 12, 2017 | Scott Adams
    VIDEO
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Housing Allowance for Clergy

    10/10/2017 6:26:00 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 38 replies
    Crux ^ | 10/9/17 | AP
    A housing benefit that saves clergy $800 million a year in taxes has been deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge. Under the law, housing allowances paid as part of clergy salary can be subtracted from their taxable income. Religious freedom advocates fear the ruling could force many churches in poor areas to close.MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal judge in Wisconsin has struck down as unconstitutional a law that gives clergy tax-free housing allowances, in a ruling that could have far-reaching ramifications for religious leaders, who could be facing new taxes which will threaten their ministry. Under the federal law passed...
  • The Left’s Sirens Are Already Hinting Our Culture Wars Will End In Another Civil War

    10/10/2017 11:59:04 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 91 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/10/2017 | John Daniel Davidson
    The radicalization of the Democratic Party is transforming everything that happens in America into another battle in our unending culture war. Is there anything left in American public life that isn’t an occasion for political rancor and division? NFL games are now nothing more than crude pieces of political theater. On Sunday even Vice President Mike Pence got in on the act, showing up to a Colts-49ers game then leaving after a few players knelt during the national anthem. Next day was Columbus Day, which the cities of Los Angeles and Austin decided this year to replace with “Indigenous Peoples’...
  • Democracy Alliance: Soros Billionaires Club for Revolution

    01/25/2017 2:34:22 PM PST · by detective · 5 replies
    The New American ^ | 25 January 2017 | William F. Jasper
    Even as Democrats publicly and loudly decry corporatist political “dark money,” billionaire Democrats and other donors funnel hundreds of millions to radical and violent causes.   Barely a week had passed after Donald Trump’s historic upset in the November 8 presidential election, but some of the world’s richest individuals were already launching a counteroffensive. George Soros and his fellow deep-pocket funders of the Democratic Party and left-wing causes gathered with a lineup of party activists and luminaries from Hollywood, K Street, and Wall Street for a three-day “investment conference” (November 15-17) at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C....