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  • Sleeping Dog Mattis

    02/20/2018 9:56:10 PM PST · by pboyington · 58 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 20, 2018 | Ray Starmann
    General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, was apparently the second coming of Patton, a real world walking, talking version of Frederick the Great’s maxim, “L’Audace, L’Audace, Toujours L’Audace”, a well-read grunt who spit napalm and ingested cut glass, a Marine who made Dan Daly and Chesty Puller look like campus snowflakes. During more than 30 years on active duty as a gyrene, the Mad Dog said many classic statements, but these were some of his favorites: ‘It’s quite fun to shoot them, you know. It’s a hell of a hoot. It’s fun to shoot some people.’ In 2005, he offered this...
  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism

    02/12/2018 10:33:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Front ^ | 02/12/2018 | Mark Tapson
    A 2015 Pew survey reported that the total number of Catholics in the United States dropped by 3 million since 2007, now comprising about 20 percent - or one-fifth - of the total population. Catholicism is losing more members than it gains at a higher rate than any other denomination – a recent development which the radical progressives at Salon celebrate. Why is this an issue that should worry Americans and the Western world at large? One key reason is that the fastest-growing religion in the country and around the world is Islam – something Salon radicals also no...
  • Need PC help combining pictures with music.

    02/06/2018 4:13:15 PM PST · by Dacula · 32 replies
    I lost my wife to cancer last year and want to celebrate her life with a video\music presentation. I have 100s of photos and have the music enjoyed listening to my play for her. What is the best way to combine pictures with music on a PC? Your help would be appreciated. Dacula
  • How campus politics hijacked American politics

    02/06/2018 9:13:20 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 2 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | January 26, 2018 | Cathy Young
    The defense of free speech has always been a bedrock bipartisan principle. So it’s unusual to hear a veteran liberal politician excuse campus outrage squads that shout down dissent. But that’s exactly what former Vermont governor and Democratic National Committee head Howard Dean did in a recent appearance.. Dean’s take on this was that there are “consequences to free speech.” He caricatured Erika Christakis’s thoughtful, sensitive letter as an ugly screed mocking “snowflake” students and defending racist costumes. He also described the protesters as well-behaved, despite their screaming and bullying. ... Dean is hardly alone...progressives on and off campus are...
  • Trudeau Corrects Questioner: ‘Peoplekind’ Is ‘More Inclusive’ Than ‘Mankind’

    02/06/2018 8:12:32 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 79 replies
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave his fellow countrymen a lesson on gender inclusivity in language at a public town hall Friday. Trudeau took a question about religious nonprofits from a woman affiliated with the World Mission Society Church of God. Canadian regulations place restrictions on volunteering with religious organizations, and the woman asked whether the government could loosen those regulations, as she discussed her church’s theology of God’s maternal love. "So, that’s why we came here today to ask you, to also look into the policies that religious charitable organizations have in our legislation so that it can also...
  • Justin Trudeau interrupts a woman to tell her to use 'peoplekind' instead of 'mankind' [tr]

    02/06/2018 6:38:34 AM PST · by C19fan · 80 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 6, 2018 | Khaleda Rahman
    Justin Trudeau sparked backlash online after he interrupted a woman during a town hall to tell her to use the term 'peoplekind' instead of 'mankind.' The Canadian Prime Minister was hosting a Q&A at MacEwan University in Edmonton this week, the latest stop on a cross-country tour that began last month.
  • Cleveland Indians To Stop Using Chief Wahoo Logo in 2019

    01/29/2018 10:03:27 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | January 29, 2018 | Scooby Axson
    Major League Baseball says the Cleveland Indians will stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms starting in the 2019 season. The league says the logo, which features a smiling Native American, is not appropriate for field use. It has had discussions with the Indians in hopes that the franchise move away from the logo, which had been used in some capacity for the franchise since the 1947 season and was still prevalent on the team's baseball caps and on its uniforms. "Major League Baseball is committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout the game,” MLB...
  • Mueller Worked With Radical Islamists to Purge Anti-Terror Training Docs Offensive to Muslims

    01/28/2018 5:53:28 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 35 replies
    CNS News ^ | January 23, 2018 | Michael W. Chapman
    Commenting on Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating President Trump for alleged "collusion" with Russia, Judicial Watch said that, as FBI director under President Obama, Mueller purged the Bureau of all anti-terrorism training material that was deemed "offensive" to Muslims. This was done, said Judicial Watch, "after secret meetings between Islamic organizations and the FBI chief." Judicial Watch obtained the documents on Mueller and the Muslim groups after filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the FBI in July 2012. Mueller had met with the Muslims groups on Feb. 8, 2012, after which the curricula purge took...
  • It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World – Part 6 – Postmodernism and the Madness of Crowds

    01/27/2018 7:55:35 PM PST · by walford · 12 replies
    XYZ ^ | January 28, 2018 | Sam Vimes
    It’s taken me a while to craft a concise wrap-up to this little series. I’ve realised via the responses to my previous articles that the typical XYZ reader is well-versed in the machinations of the loony left, so I’ve been asking myself “who am I writing these for?”. Bringing it back to my original question, I suppose it has always been a slightly selfish conceit – someone once said writing is therapeutic, and forcing myself to read, research and write these has been its own therapy. Truth be told, I never intended to write 10,000 words on anything in particular,...
  • It’s not Columbus Day in SF anymore — Supes rename for indigenous people

    01/23/2018 4:02:35 PM PST · by KingofZion · 34 replies
    sfgate ^ | January 23, 2018 | Rachel Swan
    San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to remove Christopher Columbus’ name from his commemorative day in October, and instead honor the indigenous people living in California long before it was discovered by European explorers. The 10-1 vote on the resolution sponsored by Supervisor Malia Cohen elicited cheers and jeers in the board chambers. It came after the board rejected Supervisor Aaron Peskin’s request that it be delayed. Peskin, the lone dissenter, said he had been snowed with emails from Italian Americans in his district, which includes North Beach — home of Columbus Avenue. Many of them mark Columbus day...
  • GSU soccer player withdraws from school after backlash over racial epithet

    01/22/2018 2:28:38 PM PST · by madprof98 · 59 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 1/22/18 | Lauren Foreman and Raisa Habersham
    A Georgia State University soccer player who was suspended from the team after she used a racial epithet on social media has withdrawn from the school, officials said. Some students had called for the expulsion of 18-year-old freshman defender Natalia Martinez after the epithet appeared on her Finsta page, a secret version of Instagram that is growing in popularity among teens. “As a progressive, diverse university, we ... feel like this sort of behavior should not be tolerated,” said India Bridgeforth, who created a petition demanding the university take a tougher approach with Martinez. The petition had garnered more than...
  • Legends of Tomorrow Eyeing Episode About Young Barack Obama

    01/19/2018 2:01:55 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    TV Line ^ | January 18, 2018 | Michael Ausiello
    Legends of Tomorrow is rewinding the clock to the very early Obama years. TVLine has learned exclusively that the time-tripping CW drama is revolving an upcoming Season 3 episode around a teenage version of President Barack Obama. Set in the late ’70s when the future No. 44 was a student at Occidental College, the hour is being penned by Keto Shimizu and James Eagan. Casting is currently underway for an actor to play Young Obama. The episode starts shooting in early February and is slated to air in April. This isn’t Legends‘ first time putting the spotlight on a U.S....
  • Star Trek takes PC to new extremes, even for Hollywood

    01/17/2018 6:52:26 AM PST · by rktman · 137 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/17/2018 | Ed Straker
    Those of you (most of you) who haven't been watching the new Star Trek series, Star Trek Discovery, are missing out on a entirely new level of political correctness. The show features a black female protagonist named Michael; her boyfriend, a Klingon disguised as a Muslim-Arab security officer; an obese female cadet who is a genius in all areas of science; and a gay couple, one of whom is black and possibly also hispanic. But that isn't enough for SJWs. They actually worry that the black gay character, who is also hispanic, is not visibly hispanic.
  • UK Millennials Watching 'Friends' on Netflix Have All of Their Politically Correct Feathers Ruffled

    01/16/2018 9:38:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 14, 2018 | Stephen Kruiser
    In the three-plus decades that I have been a professional stand-up comic, the one thing I never worried about was an existential threat to comedy itself. Sure the humorless always have been and always will be among us, but they have usually been on the fringes of society, especially in a free speech-loving republic like the United States of America. Right?
  • ‘Don’t Be Evil’? Google Is Becoming A Police State

    01/13/2018 6:50:21 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | JANUARY 12, 2018 | Robert Tracinski
    Google employees are creating their own enclave of mandatory wokeness, but they're not content to keep this ideological policing within their own walls. Back in the day, Google famously adopted the corporate motto, “Don’t be evil.” It hasn’t turned out so well. The problem is that their motto didn’t define what constitutes evil, so it left an opening for narrow-minded zealots to commandeer company resources in a witch hunt against whatever they define as the forces of wickedness. That’s what has happened at Google, which has adopted a corporate culture of quasi-totalitarian ideological uniformity that it is now starting to...
  • Of Crudeness and Truth

    01/13/2018 4:53:57 PM PST · by brianr10 · 15 replies
    City Journal ^ | 1/13/18 | Brian Rogers
    Nothing scandalizes a leftist like the truth.
  • Cheryl Chumley: Trump’s ‘sh—hole’ remark reason he was elected

    01/13/2018 5:27:33 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 30 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Cheryl K Chumley
    Trump, in a meeting with senators of both parties, referred to Haiti and African nations off-handedly as “s–hole countries,” as first reported by The Washington Post. He did so in context of discussing immigration, while wondering aloud why America should even considering taking in those who don’t offer much by way of benefit to this country’s citizens. “Why do we need more Haitians, take them out,” Trump reportedly said, NBC reported. The firestorm came quick. “@realDonaldTrump, your mouth is the foulest s–hole in the world. With what authority do you proclaim who’s welcome in America and who’s not,” tweeted Vicente...
  • "Don't call drug users Junkies" campaigners say

    01/11/2018 2:37:46 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10th January 2018 | Steve Doughty
    Users of cannabis, cocaine and heroin are victims of discrimination and should no longer be called druggies or junkies, an international drug legalisation pressure group declared yesterday. It called for an end to negative language for drug users and their habits in order to ensure their human rights are respected. As part of the drive to persuade people to think differently about drugs, the words addict and even drug user must be thrown out, a report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy said. It urged newspapers and broadcasters to encourage more positive attitudes by calling a drug user a...
  • Unmasking the Folly of Today’s Emperors

    01/10/2018 11:14:36 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Jan 11, 2018 | Robert Knight
    One of my hopes for the New Year is that more people will find the courage to ignore or even speak up against cultural and moral insanity instead of going along with it. It’s difficult in many circumstances, such as working in a large corporation with “diversity” brainwashing sessions. Not everyone can afford to ask a question and earn an instant pink slip, especially those with dependents. But we don’t have to become cheerleaders for things that violate our beliefs. In Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes, a young boy is the only person brave enough to point out...
  • Terrorism knows no religion. If you don’t count Islam.

    01/10/2018 5:40:08 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 5 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 10 Jan, 2018 | Baron Bodissey
    The PC Police are at it again in Finland. This time they’re chasing down a politician who dared to post uncomplimentary things about Islam on the Internet. Here’s the story from Tundra Tabloids: Finland: Police investigate gay politician once again for posting about Islam Sebastian Tynkkynen (FB) is a Finnish politician who has been at the forefront in creating awareness about Islamization in Finland. He had been investigated earlier by a heavily politicized Finnish police department over his Facebook postings in August of 2016, and went to trial almost exactly a year ago today, and was eventually found guilty of...