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  • ‘Heartbleed’ Bug Exposes Passwords, Web Site Encryption Keys

    04/08/2014 6:13:21 PM PDT · by Drago · 25 replies
    Krebs on Security ^ | 04-08-2014 | Brian Krebs
    Researchers have uncovered an extremely critical vulnerability in recent versions of OpenSSL, a technology that allows millions of Web sites to encrypt communications with visitors. Complicating matters further is the release of a simple exploit that can be used to steal usernames and passwords from vulnerable sites, as well as private keys that sites use to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data.
  • Ban the Redskins? Why stop there?

    04/07/2014 2:56:15 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 13 replies
    Dignitas News ^ | April 2, 2014 | Paul Winters
    In reality this entire hoopla was not sprung up by native Americans, but a VERY small group of "progressives" who apparently split from their comrades who busy themselves protesting the pledge of allegiance, nativity displays and the like. Dignitas News was able to infiltrate a high level meeting of the Progressive PC Police team, as they discussed the ongoing dispute over the Washington Redskins team mascot and branding. The following are excerpts from their strategy meeting: NE Patriots-On top of being potentially anti-British, it harkens to our militaristic past. How about the New England Global Villagers? NY Jets-Commercial air transit...
  • Ireland's Trinity College Remove Bible from Their Crest [PC Gone Wild]

    04/04/2014 2:03:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 4/4/2014 | NICK HALLETT
    Trinity College, Dublin have been criticised after deciding to remove a depiction of the bible from their 422-year-old crest, with one graduate calling it "political correctness gone totally mad".The college decided to remove the bible as part of a rebranding initiative and replace it with an "open book". A college memo says that the change will "create a more forward-looking image" and the new book will "signify the tradition of scholarship which should be accessible to all."The college had previous told students and staff that it would keep the bible, along the other traditional symbols of the lion, castle and...
  • Harry Reid to Redskins’ owner: He’s throwing a few blankets to the Indians

    03/29/2014 3:34:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | March 28, 2014 | Melissa Quinn
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) weighed in on Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder’s new foundation to help Native Americans on Thursday and slammed the controversial owner for ‘throwing a few blankets at the Indians’ to get a nice tax break.Reid made the comments about Snyder’s decision to create the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation in an interview with The Washington Post.“Dan Snyder, he’s got a great new deal,” the Senate Majority Leader said. “He’s going to throw a few blankets to the Indians and get a tax deduction for it.”In the late 1700s, Europeans fighting in the French and Indian...
  • In nod to cultural sensitivity, Minnesota considers renaming Asian carp to 'invasive carp'

    03/27/2014 6:35:16 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 58 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 3/27/14 | Mike Cronin - ap
    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The troublesome fish currently known as Asian carp may get a new name in Minnesota over concern that the current one casts people from Asian cultures in a negative light. Proposals advancing in the Legislature would require the Department of Natural Resources to refer to the fish as "invasive carp," a reference to the threat the non-native fish pose to Mississippi River-area ecosystems. ...
  • Rep. Barbara Lee rips Bill O’Reilly ‘code words’ (Ban "welfare queens,"& "food stamp president")

    03/27/2014 4:02:27 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 50 replies
    Politico ^ | 27 Mar 14 | TAL KOPAN
    Rep. Barbara Lee is firing back at Bill O’Reilly, saying the Fox News host’s comments about race were “disgusting.” “Unfortunately we’ve come to expect language like ‘welfare queens,’ ‘food stamp president,’ and now ‘race hustlers’ from the right wing and Mr. O’Reilly,” the California Democrat said in a statement Wednesday. “It is disgusting and divisive and should never be accepted in our national discourse.” O’Reilly had Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on his program Tuesday night to discuss controversy over some comments Ryan had made about poverty and inner city culture that he later called “inarticulate.” Ryan’s remarks were seized...
  • CARSON: Political correctness and the slavery of Obamacare

    03/19/2014 9:06:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 18, 2014 | Ben S. Carson
    Speech taboos are meant to silence patriotic dissentWhen I was in high school in Detroit, there was a great deal of emphasis on clothing. As I became increasingly interested in fitting in with the “in crowd,” fashion supplanted academic achievement in my hierarchy of importance. My grades plummeted and I became a person who was less pleasant and more self-absorbed. My mother was very disappointed, because she thought I had enough insight and intelligence to avoid the flypaper trap of acting like everyone else. Fortunately, after wasting a year pursuing acceptance, I realized that my dreams went far beyond silk...
  • Guinness Pulls Out of St. Patty’s Parade Over LGBT Ban (New York City)

    03/16/2014 7:03:20 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 104 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 16, 2014 | Leonard Greene
    Guinness pulls out of St. Patty’s parade over LGBT ban Guinness beer has pulled its sponsorship from New York’s famed St. Patrick’s day parade over a controversial policy that prohibits gays and lesbians from marching openly, according to reports. “Guinness has a strong history of supporting diversity and being an advocate for equality for all,” the company said in a statement on the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation website. “We were hopeful that the policy of exclusion would be reversed for this year’s parade. As this has not come to pass, Guinness has withdrawn its participation. We will continue...
  • Paul Ryan To Meet Black U.S. Lawmakers After "Offensive" Remarks

    03/15/2014 1:28:32 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 79 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 15 March 2014
    Ryan said on William Bennett's talk radio show, "Morning in America," that there was a "tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value of work."
  • Stanford Traditional Marriage Event Deemed ‘Hate Speech,’ Denied Funding

    03/15/2014 12:22:39 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 39 replies
    The College Fix ^ | March 14, 2014 | Jennifer Kabbany
    An upcoming conference organized by Stanford University’s Anscombe Society called “Communicating Values: Marriage, Family & the Media” has been dubbed “hate speech” by the college’s graduate-level student government, which refused to allow any of its student fee-funded budget to support the event. The Anscombe Society is a conservative student group centered around traditional marriage and family values; it also encourages chastity, and tackles subjects such as sexual integrity and pornography.
  • Montana ballot measure urging equal number of men, women in Legislature passes first test

    03/14/2014 11:08:14 AM PDT · by massmike · 49 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 03/14/2014 | n/a
    <p>A ballot measure in Montana that would require an equal number of men and women to serve in the state Legislature is a step closer to getting on the November ballot.</p> <p>A petition for the measure was approved last Tuesday by the Montana secretary of state's office. The measure would force the Montana Legislature to reconstruct its gender makeup in a 50/50 split. Currently, women now hold 41 of the 150 seats in the Legislature.</p>
  • Don’t Tread On Bossy

    03/12/2014 1:14:34 PM PDT · by absentee · 20 replies
    RedState ^ | 3/12/2014 | Donna Howe
    This week, liberals and their media lap dogs have once again revealed a part of their telling agenda: They want to ban the word "bossy". Yes. The word. Why? Because it's "offensive." It holds back the young, up and coming women leaders of the new generation. They believe, and want us to believe, that we cant think for ourselves or raise strong independent young conservative women because "bossy" is bad, ugly, hurtful, and degrading. It doesn't matter that "bossy" has and will be used by women toward their male bosses and that's OK. Nobody objects to that. But for...
  • Police refuse to treat armed robber as suspect in case it breaches his human rights (UK)

    03/03/2014 8:04:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11:44AM GMT 03 Mar 2014 | (Agencies)
    Police asking for the public to identify an armed robber whose face was completely concealed aren’t treating him as a suspect in case it breaches his human rights. The man pulled down a black woolen beanie hat over his face so it was completely hidden before raiding a Labdrokes betting shop in West Moors, Dorset. Although nothing whatsoever can be seen of his face, optimistic police are asking people to help identify the seemingly unrecognizable man in CCTV images. …
  • Court: School can ban US flag shirts for safety

    02/28/2014 12:17:26 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 86 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | February 27, 2014 | PAUL ELIAS,
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials at a Northern California high school acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American flag T-shirts to turn the garments inside out during the Mexican heritage celebration Cinco de Mayo, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the officials' concerns of racial violence outweighed students' freedom of expression rights. Administrators feared the American-flag shirts would enflame the passions of Latino students celebrating the Mexican holiday. Live Oak High School, in the San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill, had a history of problems between white and Latino students on...
  • Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" Censored by the local classic rock station...

    02/18/2014 1:00:59 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 123 replies
    105.9 FM ^ | 2/18/14 | sff
    105.9 FM is the local classic rock station in south Florida.....just a few minutes ago, I was bored with everything else on the radio and hit that station...just in time to hear the beginning of the hit "Money for Nothing"... Imagine my surprise when the lyric got to: "That little faggot with the earring and the mink coat, Yeah, buddy, thats his own hair. That little faggot got his own jet airplane. That little faggot is a millionaire!" Funny lines....but the dreaded "slur" was clipped out! Absurd. Anyway, since I RARELY listen to music radio, I was wondering if this...
  • America’s Self-Appointed Ministers of Culture

    02/15/2014 10:07:12 AM PST · by rktman · 1 replies
    Nationalreview.com ^ | 2/15/2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    Dear Reader (Hey look at me! I don’t have to change the gender settings on my salutation! Take that Facebook), So, imagine you’re a young Saudi guy logging on to Facebook for the first time. It asks you to state your gender. It then gives you 58 options. You take out your fingers — the simple man’s calculator — and start counting along. Male, female, whatever uncle Ahmed is . . . okay three. I count three. What are these other 55 things?
  • Christian School Drops Nickname – Cites “Offensive” to Muslims

    02/12/2014 9:14:01 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 226 replies
    http://www.conservativeinfidel.com ^ | Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 | Rick Wells
    In a globalist, politically correct system of government, where any minority is given preferential status over the majority, especially a Christian majority, some things just have to change. That is the case with having a school mascot and nickname of “Crusaders.” How could a Christian school expect to get away with a mascot that is not Sharia compliant in the first place? The school, Maranatha Baptist University in Wisconsin has announced they will drop their old name, but haven’t yet determined. The Crusades were so long ago, and with the increasing pressure to accommodate Islam in all aspects of American...
  • Jerry Seinfeld's Blunt Take on Diversity in Comedy: 'Who Cares?'

    02/05/2014 12:14:13 PM PST · by grundle · 36 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | February 4, 2014 | Dave Nemetz
    According to Jerry Seinfeld, comedy and political correctness don't mix. The "Seinfeld" star had some surprisingly blunt things to say about the perceived lack of diversity on his shows in a chat with BuzzFeed and CBS News. In the clip above, the host brings up the fact that most of the guests Seinfeld has had on his Web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," have been white males. Seinfeld is clearly uncomfortable with the line of questioning, muttering, "Oh, this really pisses me off." He continues, "People think it's the census or something? Does this [have to] represent the actual...
  • Diversity has been given a bad name by “progressives”

    02/05/2014 9:20:03 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/5/14 | Jerry Todd
    Today’s “progressive” has such a limited mindset, it’s a wonder they can find their way to the bathroom in the morning. Being severely “corpus colosum challenged” – meaning they cannot process and integrate left and right brain signals (except for designing video games) to arrive at cogent and reasonable conclusions. An ancient text referred to this as “ever learning, but never coming to the knowledge of truth…” Diversity in their limited perception means merely simple human divisions of race, gender, ethnicity and economic status – with today’s strange nod to sexual “preference.” True diversity goes infinitely deeper into the endless...
  • Christian college drops 'Crusaders' nickname in bow to 'global society'

    01/31/2014 9:01:27 AM PST · by massmike · 43 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 01/31/2014 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A Christian college in Wisconsin is dropping its “Crusaders” nickname after nearly 50 years, claiming the moniker has become outdated in a “more global society,” university officials told FoxNews.com. Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown and its Division III athletic teams have used the name since its founding in 1968. Matt Davis, the university’s executive vice president, said no complaints have been received by the school and stressed that it coincides with its name change from Maranatha Baptist College in December. “But I also agree that times change and we understand that context changes,” Davis told FoxNews.com. “Our world has changed...
  • Titanic iceberg simulator in Chinese theme park 'in bad taste'

    01/17/2014 8:44:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    bbc ^ | 15 January 2014 Last updated at 07:07 ET
    ...a Northern Ireland politician has said. The attraction in Sichuan province, about 930 miles from the sea, will let hundreds of people at a time experience the shipwreck. The Titanic was built in east Belfast. Former Lord Mayor of Belfast Jim Rodgers said he had asked the Chinese firm behind the 1bn yuan (Ł100.7m) project to reconsider their plans. He said that while it was a "great idea" to build the Titanic replica at the Romandisea Seven Star International Cultural Tourism Resort, "to have a simulation of an iceberg collision is going a step too far".
  • Confederate flag firefighter's ax leads to changes

    01/13/2014 1:34:47 PM PST · by armydawg505 · 5 replies
    wftv.com ^ | Jan 13, 2014 | unknown
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — An Orange County firefighter's decision to paint a confederate flag on a county-owned fire ax has resulted in a 12-hour unpaid suspension, Channel 9 has learned. The ax was discovered at the scene of a house fire in Pine Hills. The report claims a black man who lived at the home that was burning was already upset about the fire at his home, so when a fire department lieutenant saw the ax with the flag painted on it, he told a supervisor about it and took it away before the homeowner saw it.
  • Tony Scott, Hank Kleeman, Kara Hultgreen and the F-14 Tomcat:...

    01/12/2014 6:10:37 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 31 replies
    theaviationist ^ | Sep 01 2012 | By David Cenciotti
    ...three (tragic) stories and a legendary plane Few days ago, Dario Leone, a long time reader and a huge F-14 Tomcat fan, sent me an email to point out what he had noticed about the date Tony Scott, the famous director of “Top Gun”, chose to commit suicide. He had observed that Aug. 19 was the 31th anniversary of the day when two F-14s downed two Libyan fighters in 1981 (something that Scott, most probably, didn’t even know) and provided some interesting news about the fate of the two Tomcats involved in the dogfight and their crew members. “Top Gun...
  • Aldi takes 'Australia Est 1788' T-shirts off shelves after racism complaints

    01/08/2014 5:24:22 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1/7/14 | Bridie Jabour
    ...Supermarket chain says decision to remove the design followed tweets 'by a limited number of concerned customers' Aldi has removed T-shirts from its Australia Day range after the supermarket chain was accused of racism. Aldi advertised shirts which said “Australia Est 1788” to go on sale as part of its Australia Day range. The shirts drew criticism on Twitter where the supermarket was accused of racism for seeming to say Australia was only established after it was colonised in 1788, despite the existence of an Indigenous population before then. In a statement Aldi Australia said it had decided to remove...
  • HISD school bus drivers disciplined for praying after child's death

    01/05/2014 9:06:40 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 25 replies
    KTRK-TV (Houston TX) ^ | December 31, 2013 | Deborah Wrigley
    Houston ISD bus drivers came together to support a coworker and to protest a move by the school district. Related Content More: Free ABC13 iPhone, iPad and Android apps More: Got a story idea? Let us know! Several drivers were reprimanded for praying with that coworker, after she lost a child. In response to that -- they're praying even more. On December 16, a 12-year-old girl was struck by a car as she walked home from school in north Harris County. She would later die from her injuries. She was the daughter of an HISD bus driver, whose coworkers rallied...
  • Herd behavior, political correctness and our Republic

    01/05/2014 9:52:02 AM PST · by DanMiller · 19 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | January 5, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Groups of people often emulate flocks of sheep. Sheep are not politically correct, but political correctness appears to be a subset of herd behavior. In October of 2012 I wrote that Political Correctness is a Communicable Disease. Political correctness (also known as rhetorical cowardice) involves being less than candid, not only about various protected classes but also about unprotected classes. Protected classes include some but not all members of racial (Black, Latin American and American Indian but generally not Oriental) and religious (e.g., Muslim) minorities, gender specific (Feminist and “gay”) and ideological (Librul) groups. Unpleasant truths must not be tolerated. Pleasant truths sometimes...
  • Ever Wonder How "They" Write All That Spam?

    01/04/2014 8:17:08 PM PST · by Robert A. Cook, PE · 10 replies
    Internet ^ | 4 January 2014 | RACookPE1978
    I'm a moderator on a popular science and energy (global (skeptical) warming) website, and we find all sorts of "interesting" real-world trash and spam as it gets caught in the filters. Found this today - due to some unknown error on the part of the anonymous robotic writer pawing through the internet - and wanted all interested parties to see "how" a spam writer thinks, and "programs his/her computer to "randomly generate" spam comments. { {I have|I’ve} been {surfing|browsing} online more than {three|3|2|4} hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. {It’s|It is} pretty worth enough for...
  • Question: Best way to get music from my home server to my stereo system?

    01/03/2014 10:49:01 AM PST · by Notary Sojac · 59 replies
    3 February 2013 | Notary Sojac
    I have over 300 GB of high quality (256 and 320 MP3, and FLAC) digital audio in a hard drive on my home server.About forty feet away is my living room stereo, an old but quite decent sounding Technics receiver (which far predates the networking era) and floor-standing JBL speakers.What I would like to figure out is a way to get the latter to pull tunes from the former, via my wireless router.Is there a device that will read the server contents and feed them to my existing receiver's audio inputs?? What is it?? Or do I need to get...
  • Happy New Year, America! I hope, but optimism is difficult to summon.

    01/01/2014 8:53:53 AM PST · by DanMiller · 5 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | January 1, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Optimism is good and can often preserve sanity. However, excessive optimism led to disappointment in 2013 and worse seems likely in 2014.There are plenty of clowns, many of them in Washington. They are funny in weird ways but the giggles they produce suggest derision rather than pleasure.Political correctness = ideologically mandated conformityA&E's recent spasm of sanity was most likely due to its recognition of an impending reduction in its all-important bottom line. Accordingly, it decreed a temporary halt to that effort to mandate political correctness. It was only one battle and many more continue. What other forces of political correctness have decreed comparable...
  • Freedom of Speech: An Endangered Species

    12/31/2013 5:59:22 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 12 replies
    English Pravda ^ | 12/25/2013 | David R. Hoffman
    Although most Americans claim to venerate the ideal of freedom of speech when it comes to actual practice there are few purists. Unfortunately, most so-called advocates of freedom of speech in America subscribe to four basic rules: 1) Revere freedom of speech when you agree with what is being said, and revile it when you don't 2) Don't gauge the offensiveness of speech by what was said, but by whether it supports or contradicts your political, religious, social, and/or economic agendas 3) Realize that your hypocrisy will be camouflaged by the failure or refusal of most people to engage their...
  • CARSON: The feeling behind ‘Merry Christmas’--A wish of good cheer is not meant to offend

    12/25/2013 12:13:14 PM PST · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 24, 2013 | Ben S. Carson
    When I was a kid growing up in Detroit and Boston, there were multiple Christmas celebrations in public school. Everyone participated in the celebrations, including the Jews and the many individuals of Middle Eastern descent. Christmas carols were sung, presents were exchanged and food was consumed in a partylike atmosphere. There were very few people stoking the fires of sensitivity or trying to make everyone feel different. There’s nothing wrong with diversity, but there is also nothing wrong with unity and enjoying overarching fun and good will. When someone said “Merry Christmas,” it was regarded as a salutation of good...
  • Thou shalt not insult politically correct religions, cultures or desires

    12/23/2013 10:26:16 AM PST · by DanMiller · 17 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | December 23, 2013 | Dan Miller
    Editor’s note: This is a guest post by my (imaginary) friend, the Very Honorable Ima Librul, Senator from the great State of Confusion Utopia. He is a founding member of CCCEB (Climate Change Causes Everything Bad), a charter member of President Obama’s Go For it Team, a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Chairperson of both the Islamic Relations and Meretricious Relations Subcommittees. He is also justly proud of his expertise in the care and breeding of unicorns, for which his Save the Unicorns Foundation has received substantial Federal grants.  We are honored to have a post of this caliber by a...
  • Steve Martin Posts Racist Tweet, Promptly Apologizes

    12/23/2013 5:55:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 118 replies
    Steve Martin is under fire for tweeting a racist joke and offending many of his fans on Twitter, though he did delete it himself and apologize immediately. The actor/comedian was having some fun on Twitter, answering questions about grammar rules, in what is one of his usual hilarious social media routines. Then, things took a bad turn. When one of the 68-year-old's followers when one asked him "Is this how you spell lasonia?" Martin then replied with this racially charged joke: "It depends. Are you in an African-American neighborhood or at an Italian restaurant?" As mentioned, Martin quickly took the...
  • Justine Sacco was fired because she told the politically incorrect, accurate truth about AIDS

    12/21/2013 7:34:29 PM PST · by grundle · 29 replies
    wordpress ^ | December 21, 2013 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Justine Sacco was fired because she told the politically incorrect, accurate truth about AIDS A company called InterActiveCorp just fired empoyee Justine Sacco because she tweeted the following:“Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!”Before Sacco made that tweet, The New York Times reported:“The rate of AIDS among black women is 27 times the rate among white women.”This is precisely why math is the most politically incorrect academic subject. No matter how much the radical left wants to see “racism” where none exists – no matter how much they claim to be...
  • Politically Correct Season Carrols

    12/14/2013 3:43:29 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Self ^ | 14/12/13 | Eleutheria5
    Church and State Church and State They must separate The ACLU says they're gonna sue Oh, boy. I can hardly wait. Passing by the court In a rural southern town I see a Creche and snort Vowing to take it down, oh... Church and State Church and State They must separate The ACLU says they're gonna sue Oh, boy. I can hardly wait.
  • The truths you can't tell in today's Britain

    12/05/2013 8:30:07 AM PST · by IChing · 11 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 11/30/13 | Rod Liddle
    My memory gets addled sometimes, so maybe I’m wrong about this. But didn’t it used to be the case that when politicians were caught out lying, they made some sort of shame-faced apology to the nation and begged for our forgiveness? I’m sure that was it, you know. So if I’m right, to judge by the case of our Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, things have turned precisely 180 degrees. Mr Grieve has just offered a full and unqualified apology for having told the truth. I thought that politicians were meant to do that — tell the truth? And what an...
  • NORAD's Santa tracker draws criticism with fighter jet escort

    12/04/2013 11:58:34 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/4/13
    <p>North American Aerospace Defense Command website showing Santa Claus delivering presents while flanked by fighter jets has some child advocates raising concerns about Saint Nick's new travel companions.</p> <p>NORAD Tracks Santa, operated by the joint U.S.-Canada command, has provided children with information about Santa's whereabouts since 1955. In recent years, Santa updates have included animated videos showing Santa on his flight path.</p>
  • Why does Santa need a fighter escort? Children's groups outraged as NORAD militarises Christmas Eve

    12/04/2013 7:12:52 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 53 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 4 December 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Why does Santa need a fighter escort? Children's groups outraged as NORAD militarises Christmas Eve tracker • NORAD officials say the inclusion of jet fighters is a nod to the true mission of the agency - which is to track and intercept airborne threats Outraged child advocates are blasting NORAD's new 3D Santa Tracker program because it includes a fighter jet escort for jolly old Saint Nick. Some say the new online portrait could give kids the wrong impression about Santa Claus - associating him with the military and violence. But Pentagon officials argue the North American Aerospace Defense Command...
  • A Taste of Their Own Medicine

    11/23/2013 4:01:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 23, 2013 | Steve Deace
    This one is truly a “man bites dog” story. Never before has a campaign for a seat on a local community college board mattered so much to so many, and we have Dave Wilson in Houston to thank for it. For Dave Wilson has proven that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. Dave Wilson would’ve made C. Thomas Howell’s character in the 1980s cult classic movie Soul Man proud. The Caucasian Wilson took a page right out of that movie’s controversial playbook by leading voters in a largely black district to believe he was also black in order to win...
  • 'Black Pete' Makes Some See Red ... Racism Controversy Dampens Holland's Sinterklaas Tradition

    11/22/2013 11:39:38 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 24 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 11/18/2013 | Rebecca Farivar
    • Racism controversy dampens Holland's Sinterklaas tradition Children across Europe eagerly await the arrival of St. Nicholas on December 6. But in Holland, the tradition has racist implications that the Dutch aren't quite willing to give up. For the Dutch, Sinterklaasavond (St. Nicholas Eve) on December 5 is the biggest celebration of the year - bigger than Christmas. That evening, families gather and exchange presents, and children leave out their shoes in the hopes that Sinterklaas will have fill them with candy by the next morning. What seems like a harmless holiday devoted to gifts, candy, and children, has a...
  • Taking A Stand Against Political Correctness

    11/16/2013 6:17:36 PM PST · by nancyvideo · 8 replies
    Rightbias.com ^ | 11-15-13 | Nancy Morgan
    Political correctness is a hugely successful campaign that has effectively altered traditional standards of behavior in order to advance the political agenda of mostly left-leaning groups. From gay rights, to feminism to open borders, PC rules dictate that you conform with the prevailing group-think at the risk of social ostracism.
  • When Opposing Jihad Is ‘Racist’

    11/12/2013 7:47:30 AM PST · by SJackson · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 12, 2013 | Robert Spencer
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - When Opposing Jihad Is ‘Racist’Posted By Robert Spencer On November 12, 2013 @ 12:39 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 17 Comments “Islamophobia” has broken out at Washington University of St. Louis, sparking outrage, grief, an “open solidarity forum,” and an avalanche of groveling apologies from university administrators.It all started, according to the university’s independent student paper Student Life, with a “controversial Halloween photograph” that went “viral” and became an “emotional trigger” for Muslim students, “bringing back memories of personal experiences with racism.”The offending photo featured a group of students apparently dressed as soldiers pointing...
  • STUDY: White Racists More Likely To Be Gun Owners

    11/07/2013 6:45:15 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 56 replies
    The Washington Times) ^ | Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | Andrea Noble
    White racists more likely to be gun owners: study Are gun ownership and racism linked? Researchers have found that the more racist beliefs held by a white person, the more likely the person is to own a gun — conclusions that have rankled gun rights advocates. A team led by Kerry O'Brien, of Monash University in Australia and The University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, examined white Americans’ negative perceptions about blacks and compared the rates of both gun ownership and opposition to gun control to discover the correlations. Researchers based their conclusions on the results of a multiple-choice...
  • Ads to Help Muslim Girls in Danger of Honor Killing Removed As Islamic Supremacists Make Demands

    10/31/2013 6:33:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | October 30, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Our AFDI honor killing ads which hit the streets last week were taken down today. I just received a call from CTV asking me what I thought of the removal of our ad, which was designed to help Muslim girls in trouble. I had not been told. It was the first I was hearing it. We placed our ads in Edmonton because human rights activists there wanted to partner with our organization to do so. Honor killing is a grim reality that is largely ignored, and girls are suffering as a result. Muslim fathers kill their daughters for real or...
  • (Barf alert): P.C. censors come to haunt at Hampshire

    10/31/2013 2:29:41 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 31, 2013 | Robert Shibley
    This Halloween, Hampshire College students — and Americans who care about free inquiry — have reason to be spooked. As part of its “Hampshire Halloween” celebration, Hampshire’s “Hype Committee” scheduled a performance by Afrobeat band Shokazoba. But that decision quickly turned sour. As Hampshire carefully explained, some students asked “whether [Shokazoba] was a predominantly white Afrobeat band and express[ed] concerns about cultural appropriation and the need to respect marginalized cultures.” Shokazoba keyboardist Jason Moses explained in emails that it began when someone posted, “lol leave it to hampshire to book a bunch of white folks playing afrofunk” on the event’s...
  • Bell Curve blindness, whining to change the name of the Redskins; more playing chess with a pigeon

    10/25/2013 11:23:20 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/25/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The Left has always been enthralled with the idea of “fixing” things to force our world to conform to whatever they think it should look like. They want to tell us how to eat; what to eat, what not to smoke (tobacco = bad, marijuana = good) where to live, where to go to school; what is important to learn in school (Gay history = good, American History = worthless.) The full list is so extensive it could make your head explode. The Left’s latest mandate is to forbid the NFL’s Washington Redskins from being the Washington Redskins. Why? Because...
  • The Redskins Solution

    10/25/2013 8:39:58 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 53 replies
    Here is the politically correct solution to the problem of what to call the Washington Redskins. I have heard that dropping the most offensive derogatory term, 'Washington,' would solve the problem. Charles Krauthammer wants to just call them the Washington Skins. George Will sides with history and says it should remain The Washington Redskins. It doesn't matter that most of the Indian nations have no problem with the terminology. All it takes is for one Indian to be offended for the PC Stasi to beat the war drums. I hold that the city of Washington has evolved, and it is...
  • Mount Olive teachers fired after calling students 'Negroes,' state commissioner says

    10/19/2013 12:36:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    The Star-Ledger ^ | October 17, 2013 | Justin Zaremba
    Two Mount Olive physical education teachers have lost their jobs and been stripped of their tenure following racial remarks the two made about African-American students last year, according to the state education commissioner. Two Mount Olive teachers were brought up on administrative charges last year after they allegedly made derogatory racial comments about African-American students. File photo Brigitte Geiger and Sharon Jones were brought up on six administrative charges by Larrie Reynolds, the superintendent, on March 23, 2012 for unbecoming conduct and other charges based on a conversation they had in the locker room on March 2, 2012 that was...
  • Hollywood and the New Racism

    10/22/2013 3:19:18 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/22/2013
    If you believe press reports, Twelve Years a Slave is undeniably one of the greatest -- perhaps the greatest -- film of 2013. Not due to any skill in filmmaking, which remains to be seen, or audience response -- the film was only released last weekend. But solely because Slave (directed by Steve McQueen, not the dead one with the motorcycle, I'm pretty sure), is this year's PC film, one made for the single purpose of preaching a very contemporary and meticulously constructed racial message. In this it joins a number of other recent pictures such as The Help and...
  • Council killjoys ban taxi driver from having St George's Cross on cab for 'discrimination' (UK)

    10/20/2013 9:57:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Express ^ | October 18, 2013 | Benjamin Russell
    A TAXI taxi driver has been banned from having a St George's Cross sticker in her cab - because it could discriminate against foreigners. Patriotic Denise Said, 56, has three English flag signs stuck on the doors and boot of her vehicle. But after one complaint from a rival cab firm she was stunned to receive a letter from the council accusing her of breaching equality laws. Teignbridge Council in Devon said the stickers would leave anyone who is not English at a "disadvantage in their day to day life". The local authority says it will refuse to renew Denise's...