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  • Political Correctness Bites Apple and Google

    10/17/2017 3:53:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 17, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: A couple recent examples of political correctness. I don’t know how many of you use Google Maps, but Google Maps just issued an update to the app that they had to withdraw in less than 24 hours. Google Maps included a new feature. And let me describe it for you. Let’s say you’re in Manhattan and you need to go from point A to point B, and you put those addresses in, and it calculates your route and tells us how long it’s gonna take you to get there if you’re driving or if you take public transit or...
  • BRITISH POLICE ARREST AT LEAST 3,395 PEOPLE FOR ‘OFFENSIVE’ ONLINE COMMENTS IN ONE YEAR

    10/18/2017 8:12:19 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 42 replies
    Mixed Times ^ | October 14, 2017
    Figures obtained by The Times through the Freedom of Information Act reveal that 3,395 people across 29 forces were arrested last under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003, which makes it illegal to intentionally “cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another”, in 2016. The true figure is likely to be significantly higher, as thirteen police forces refused to provide the requested information and two did not provide usable data. Around half of the investigations were abandoned before being brought to prosecution, which critics say is an indication that the authorities are being excessively strict in their interpretation of...
  • Appeals court finds Bladensburg cross violates Constitution [Maryland]

    10/18/2017 6:59:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 18, 2017 10:34 AM EDT
    A federal appeals court has found that a 40-foot-tall cross on a Maryland state highway median just outside Washington violates the U.S. Constitution. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit of Appeals in Richmond ruled Wednesday that the 92-year-old monument known as the Bladensburg cross amounts to government sponsorship of a particular religion. […] The American Humanist Association said it endorses Christianity while ignoring non-Christian veterans. …
  • CNBCs own 'Dr. Doom' Faber: 'Thank God white people populated America'

    10/17/2017 1:50:53 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 152 replies
    CNBC ^ | Jeff Cox | @JeffCoxCNBCcom
    Market doomsayer Marc "Dr. Doom" Faber has launched a racially charged diatribe in his latest newsletter, alleging that the U.S. is great primarily because it is ruled by white people. The eccentric Gloom, Boom & Doom report author, who often speaks on CNBC and other financial media, generally forecasting some type of market downturn, focused his latest comments on the racial conflicts happening around the country. (A CNBC spokesperson said it will not book him in the future.) "And thank God white people populated America, and not the blacks. Otherwise, the US would look like Zimbabwe, which it might look...
  • This College Professor Is Under Siege for Challenging Transgender Orthodoxy

    10/16/2017 12:01:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 13, 2017 | Jarrett Stepman
    A Boise State University professor recently learned what happens when you challenge left-wing social narratives on college campuses. Scott Yenor, a tenured professor, has been under siege on campus after publishing articles with The Heritage Foundation and The Daily Signal about feminism and the transgender movement. In those articles, Yenor explained the similarity in philosophy between the early feminists and modern transgender movement and how they aim at undermining traditional family values. He wrote in a Daily Signal article on Aug. 2:
  • Connecting the Dots

    10/12/2017 10:06:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2017 | Mike Adams
    Francisco Salinas is the Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion at Boise State University (BSU). He is perhaps the most intellectually constipated college administrator working west of the Mississippi and outside of the State of California. Due to his relative obscurity, his mendacity was well hidden until he decided to lash out at BSU Professor Scott Yenor. I am writing today in Yenor’s defense.The motivation for Salinas’ vicious attack on his colleague was that Professor Yenor decided to write an article in which he criticized feminism in general and gender identity politics in particular. In other words, he decided to...
  • Christian Students Kept Away from Incoming Freshmen So They Would ‘Feel Welcome’

    10/11/2017 7:19:57 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 26 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 10/10/2017 | Trey Sanchez
    At Oxford, where the motto is, “The Lord is my Light.” Members of the Christian Union (CU) were banned from attending a freshman fair at the University of Oxford for fears that incoming students might face “potential harm” and feel unwelcome. According to Breitbart London, the university wanted to keep the freshers’ fair a “secular space” after concerns were raised by “student welfare representatives.” This was a strange turn of events for an institue established under Christianity. An internal e-mail explained the university’s reasoning: "We recognise the wonderful advantages in having CU representatives at the Fresher’s Fair, but are concerned...
  • Columbus, the West, and the Myth of the Noble Savage

    10/09/2017 5:44:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2017 | Jack Kerwick
    Well, it’s Christopher Columbus Day again. And this, of course, means that it is but another occasion for leftists everywhere to repudiate their own civilization. For a few decades now, the 15th century European explorer’s face has been held up as that of Western civilization, i.e. the face of all that is evil in the world. Columbus is the proverbial poster child for the White, Christian, Heterosexual Male, i.e. the contemporary left’s version of Public Enemy Number One. Columbus Day assumes a new significance this year, however, for monuments to Columbus are no longer alone in being targeted for destruction...
  • JENKINS: The absurdity, hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of ‘multiculturalism’

    10/07/2017 8:10:52 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 23 replies
    .gwinnettdailypost.com ^ | Oct 6, 2017 | Rob Jenkins
    As Americans, there’s much we can learn from other cultures. In fact, one of the best things about this country is the way we incorporate so many wonderful aspects of so many different cultures, from food and music to clothing and customs. If that’s what “multiculturalism” meant, it would indeed be a good thing. Unfortunately, it’s not, at least for progressives. To them, multiculturalism is the idea that all cultures are equal — that no culture is superior to any other. That’s patently absurd. It’s obvious to any intellectually honest person that western culture, rooted in Judeo-Christian values, has given...
  • Donald Trump Jr says college campuses teach Americans to hate their country and religion

    10/06/2017 1:19:18 PM PDT · by Innovative · 25 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Oct. 6, 2017 | AP
    Besides defending his father, Trump Jr used much of his 35-minute address to mock the culture on most of the nation’s college campuses, which he said teaches young Americans to “hate their country” and “hate their religion” while squelching conservative voices. He noted instances where conservatives have been denied speaking opportunities or encountered protests upon their appearances. “Today’s conservative speech is violence. Unprovoked liberal violence is self-defense,” Trump Jr complained. “Words have lost their meanings.” He continued: “‘Hate speech’ is that America is a good country ... that we need borders ... anything that comes out of the mouth of...
  • Sukkot And The Nations

    10/04/2017 1:44:56 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 10 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 10/3/'17 | Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
    One of the unique features of the Sukkot service in the Beit HaMikdash was the daily offering of bulls, with the number declining from thirteen on the first day to seven on the seventh and last day. Throughout the holiday of Sukkot, a total of seventy bulls were offered, corresponding to the proverbial seventy nations of the world. These bulls served as atonement for their sins, which would ensure that they, too, were blessed with heavenly rain and prosperity. “Rabbi Yochanan said: Woe to the idolaters who lost something and they don’t know what they lost. For when the Beit...
  • !!!!!!ANTHEM APPRECIATION DAY!!!!

    09/26/2017 10:05:52 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 29 replies
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    *****ANTHEM APPRECIATION DAY!**** GO TO FT. MCHENRY SUNDAY! SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM THERE AT 1:00! ...INSTEAD OF AT THE STADIUM FOR KICK-OFF!
  • Mel Brooks on the Death of Comedy: ‘We Have Become Stupidly Politically Correct’

    09/23/2017 7:04:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/23/2017 | John Sexton
    Comedian Mel Brooks says political correctness is the death of comedy. Brooks is currently preparing to open his stage version of the film Young Frankenstein in London’s Garrick Theater. As the theater prepares for an October opening, Brooks gave an interview about the show and his long career to BBC Radio 4’s Rebecca Jones.Asked if any of his films could get made today, Brooks replied, “No, no. I mean maybe Young Frankenstein and maybe a few but never Blazing Saddles because we have become stupidly politically correct, which is the death of comedy.” He continued, “It’s okay not to...
  • Dem calls for all NFL players to kneel during national anthem

    09/23/2017 10:17:15 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 153 replies
    The Hill ^ | 23 Sep 2017 | BY JOHN BOWDEN
    Former Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) tweeted that she hopes all NFL players kneel during the national anthem on Sunday in response to President Trump's remarks attacking Colin Kaepernick. Edwards, who left Congress earlier this year, called Trump a "white supremacist who squats in our White House" in her tweet. Trump suggested at a rally Friday night for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange (R) that NFL players like Kaepernick who kneel during the national anthem should be fired and fans should walk out. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say,...
  • 'Stupidly politically correct society is the death of comedy', warns veteran comedian Mel Brooks

    09/21/2017 4:39:50 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 52 replies
    society's "stupidly politically correct" sensibilities will lead to the "death of comedy", the veteran Hollywood comedian Mel Brooks has warned. Brooks, known for his plethora of acclaimed comedy movies, said political correctness was becoming a stranglehold on comedians. "It's not good for comedy. Comedy has to walk a thin line, take risks," he said. "Comedy is the lecherous little elf whispering in the king's ear, always telling the truth about human behaviour." The producer and director said that his iconic western parody Blazing Saddles could not be made in today's political climate.
  • Mel Brooks: Blazing Saddles would 'never' be made today

    09/20/2017 9:30:44 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 92 replies
    Mel Brooks: Blazing Saddles would 'never' be made today By Rebecca Jones Arts correspondent, BBC News 14 minutes ago From the section Entertainment & Arts Mel Brooks, one of Hollywood's funniest film-makers, has told the BBC political correctness is "the death of comedy". He said Blazing Saddles, his Western spoof about a black sheriff in a racist town, could "never" be made today. "It's OK not to hurt the feelings of various tribes and groups," he said. "However it's not good for comedy. "Comedy has to walk a thin line, take risks. It's the lecherous little elf whispering in the...
  • University President Apologizes For Hosting Black Students In Home With Cotton Decoration (PIC!)

    A university president in Tennessee apologized Friday for hosting black students in his home, which displayed a cotton decoration. Randy Lowry, president of Lipscomb University, apologized for showing centerpieces bearing cotton stalks while hosting black students at his home in an email sent to the school Friday and posted on Facebook. “The content of the centerpieces was offensive, and I could have handled the situation with more sensitivity,” said Lowry. “I sincerely apologize for the discomfort, anger or disappointment we caused and solicit your forgiveness.” The president reported that multiple students confided in him about the cotton decoration displayed during...
  • WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWIndians!!!!Do it again New American League record 21 Wins in a ROW

    09/13/2017 12:13:29 PM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 52 replies
    Sweeping another series. The Indians are now holders of the American League Record of 21 Wins in a Row!
  • The Dialectics of Kid Rock

    09/10/2017 10:01:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 10, 2017 | Matthew Franks
    Before analyzing Kid Rock as a cultural phenomenon, we first have to spend some time with the Frankfurt School, a group of European academics who rose to prominence in the mid 20th century. No, seriously. The word "dialectic" gets thrown around enough to warrant some clarification. Now used primarily as a pseudo-intellectual shibboleth to refer to social changes, the philosophical roots of the modern concept of dialectic are surprisingly important. Dialectic describes Hegel's idea that as society moves toward its perfected state, it must resolve internal contradictions – issues that cause social unrest and then lead to social change. According...
  • The Navy – It’s Not a Job, It’s a Total Cluster

    09/07/2017 7:38:15 PM PDT · by pboyington · 55 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | September 7, 2017 | Ray Starmann
    The US Navy, the mighty and heroic service that beat the tar out of America’s enemies for 240 years; the force that won brilliant victories at Midway, Manila Bay, Leyte Gulf, Lake Erie and a thousand other places is no more. The US Navy that refused to surrender and ‘had not begun to fight’ under the leadership of John Paul Jones, is now too incompetent to fight anyone; and every American should be seriously concerned. To paraphrase Oliver Perry, “We have met the enemy and it is cultural Marxism and social engineering.” The latest debacle to engulf the Navy was...