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  • Watch As On Fire 11-Year Old Ainsley Grace Bakondy Gives The Gospel To Gay School Board Member While Rebuking Their Child Grooming Agenda

    05/18/2022 5:01:06 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 15 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 5/17/22 | Geoffrey Grider
    Thomas Bakondy, Ainsley’s dad, told me that he has sent a number of NTEB articles to school board member Tom Edwards, an openly-gay “married” man, and that Edwards has led the charge with drafting policies that allow children to choose their pronouns without parental consent or notification. So what did the longtime NTEB-reading Bakondy family do? They did exactly as we are always calling people to do, to respectfully push back against this rising tide of darkness and preach Jesus! Kudos to you, Bakondy family, that’s real front lines stuff, keep it up. Another NTEB’er named Kim wrote to me...
  • Disney Has Lost $34 Billion In Value Since Embarking On Culture War With Florida

    04/25/2022 5:33:41 AM PDT · by blam · 87 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 4-25-2022 | Tom Ozimek via The Epoch Times
    Disney’s market cap has shrunk by nearly $34 billion since the company expressed its full-throated opposition to a Florida law banning instruction of gender identity and sexual orientation in public schools for kindergarten through third grade. Florida lawmakers in March passed HB 1557, dubbed by opponents as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on March 28. That same day, Disney waded deeply into the controversy, issuing a statement highly critical of HB 1557 and saying it was the company’s objective to have it repealed. From March 28, the day the company issued...
  • My organization has a “Men’s Forum”

    04/11/2022 1:06:08 PM PDT · by Brookhaven · 44 replies
    Ask a Manager ^ | 4-11-22 | Alison Green
    My organization recently sent out an email announcing its annual “Men’s Forum” and I immediately felt icky about it. To me, it feels different than a women’s forum or an ERG for minorities because it focuses on a group that, historically, is not marginalized. For context, I work in finance which has a history of “the good old boys club.” The email even mentions “men and their allies” which also feels wrong to me. Ick, yes. What is the event’s mission? Unless it’s to be an ally to women and other marginalized groups in your field or office, what exactly...
  • Tabletop Simulator Review Bombed Following Chat Controversy (Trans Retribution)

    01/11/2022 10:02:14 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    Tech Raptor ^ | 01 10 2022 | Joseph Allen
    A Tabletop Simulator review bomb is underway after a trans user was banned from the game's chat. The user alleges that the devs banned her because she's a gay and trans woman, and many of the negative reviews point to this as the reason behind their score. Why is this Tabletop Simulator review bomb happening? Over on Twitter, user Xoe details her experiences with Tabletop Simulator. She shows screenshots that show her being banned by one of the game's mods after she declares that she's gay. She then takes to the Tabletop Simulator Discord to discover the reason behind her...
  • Inside the Creation of Knives Out, One of the Most Unexpectedly Subversive Films of the Year

    12/31/2021 5:02:22 AM PST · by Phoenix8 · 37 replies
    Time ^ | 11/19/2019 | Chow
    At first glance, Knives Out doesn’t seem like a particularly political movie. “A Rian Johnson Whodunit,” the poster reads, with the letters scrawled in cartoonish font inside a magnifying glass. The trailer is stuffed with overdramatic jump cuts and hammy retorts from its famous actors—including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis and Toni Collette. The film’s Thanksgiving release date, Martha Stewart-assisted marketing campaigns and jovial press run all give the impression that Knives Out is a popcorn caper, a mindless piece of entertainment. But while the film starts as a standard whodunit, it soon morphs into a personal drama...
  • Democrats May Regret Messing With America's Moms

    10/29/2021 5:50:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies ^ | October 29, 2021 | Neil Patel
    We've all heard the story about the panicked mom summoning superhuman strength to lift a car off her trapped child. I'm not sure if it's ever really happened, but I am sure that any politician who interferes with a mother's ability to raise her children with the values she sees fit is playing with fire. The Democrats are holding the matches. Of all the radical ideas they've been trying to foist on America, messing with parents on K-12 education may be the one that does them in. Democratic politicians have repeatedly failed to stand up to the "woke" crowd, the...
  • Choose Your Battles Wisely

    09/16/2021 4:32:37 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 22 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | September 12, 2021 | Baron Bodissey
    Choose Your Battles Wisely Posted on September 12, 2021 by Baron Bodissey French soldiers at the battle of Verdun, 1916 After President Biden announced that the federal government was going to force as many people as it possibly could to get vaxed, the deplorable patriots and domestic insurrectionists of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy immediately took to the Internet to express their outrage. Many of them vowed (some of them quite explicitly) to rise up in armed rebellion against a tyrannical government, which is exactly what the Deep State has been salivating for so that it can initiate a maximum-force crackdown...
  • Parents sue California to stop chants to Aztec gods in ethnic studies curriculum

    09/05/2021 4:35:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/05/2021 | Anugrah Kumar
    Parents of students in the California public school system have filed a lawsuit against the state's Department of Education in an attempt to remove a chant to Aztec gods that's part of a new ethnic studies curriculum. The lawsuit was filed Friday by the conservative legal firm Thomas More Society on behalf of the Californians for Equal Rights Foundation, individual taxpayers and parents of current and former students after their Aug. 26 letter to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction demanding withdraw of the Aztec prayer from the curriculum went unanswered. The lawsuit says the “Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum” has...
  • Woke activists hurt cause with ‘self-righteous toxicity’: left-wing think tank

    07/12/2021 6:05:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 12, 2021 | Lee Brown
    Woke activists often ruin their own causes with “narcissism” and “self-righteous toxicity,” a left-wing UK think tank said Monday. The Fabian Society, a “democratically governed socialist society” founded in 1884, warned in a pamphlet published Monday that petty infighting often gets in the way of progressives winning what it deems “culture wars.” SNIP Instead of winning support, that often leaves “the watching audience … alienated and confused by jargon-filled debates.”
  • A Private-School Sex Educator Defends Her Methods (Pornography Literacy)

    07/08/2021 7:30:16 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    NYT ^ | 07 07 2021 | Valeriya Safronova
    Sex education is a sensitive subject. But during nine years at the prestigious Dalton School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, seven of which she spent as the director of health and wellness, Justine Ang Fonte seemed to be handling it with success. She developed curriculums for students from kindergarten through 12th grade; hired three other health educators; and organized documentary viewings, discussions and workshops for parents. She also was a regular speaker at educational forums, like the National Association of Independent Schools’s People of Color Conference, and offered workshops and presentations at other New York City schools. One...
  • Most college students think America invented slavery, professor finds

    02/26/2021 4:57:57 PM PST · by grundle · 87 replies
    The College Fix ^ | October 31, 2016 | Kate Hardiman
    For 11 years, Professor Duke Pesta gave quizzes to his students at the beginning of the school year to test their knowledge on basic facts about American history and Western culture. The most surprising result from his 11-year experiment? Students’ overwhelming belief that slavery began in the United States and was almost exclusively an American phenomenon, he said. “Most of my students could not tell me anything meaningful about slavery outside of America,” Pesta told The College Fix. “They are convinced that slavery was an American problem that more or less ended with the Civil War, and they are very...
  • Donald Trump Has Been The Most Illuminating President In Decades (Barf Alert!!!)

    12/31/2020 7:50:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 31, 2020 | Rachel Bovard
    In all Trump gave us — the good, the bad, the hilarious, and the unsettling — his administration brought much-needed clarity to the GOP and the country.At the end of his second term, amid the early retrospectives about his presidency, George W. Bush reportedly remarked, “the true history of my administration will be written 50 years from now.” It was a wise reminder that the passage of time generally yields a more honest, dispassionate analysis of events than is often allowed by the heated political present.While we are left to wonder how history will judge the last four years of...
  • Soros, Bloomberg-Funded Group Pushes Six Figures Into Georgia Runoff

    11/18/2020 8:00:23 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 13 replies
    freebeacon ^ | NOVEMBER 18, 2020 | Joe Schoffstall
    Black PAC's canvassing cash is the first expense from outside liberal groups supporting Warnock, Ossoff A group bankrolled by liberal billionaires George Soros and Michael Bloomberg is pouring $300,000 into Georgia to back Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the runoff elections. The Black PAC, which works to push black voters to the polls, on Tuesday reported spending $300,000 on canvassing for the two Democratic candidates. This is the first significant expense from an outside liberal group in the pivotal Georgia runoffs that will determine which party controls Congress's upper chamber next year. The elections are expected to garner tens...
  • Why The Right Can Never End The Culture Wars By Capitulating: The idea that some grand self-sacrificial gesture will heal the culture-war breach is deluded

    10/27/2020 7:06:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/27/2020 | Nathanael Blake
    Only the left can turn down the heat in the culture war, because it is the left that has cultural power in America. Our cultural institutions, from higher education to legacy media to the entertainment industry to the tech industry, are run by people whose politics range from left-liberal to socialist. Even sports, business, and finance are increasingly left-wing, especially on cultural issues—Black Lives Matter is brought to you by Wall Street and Big Business waving a rainbow flag on ESPN.Leftists are the culture war aggressors. This is part of their self-image, in which they are fighting for liberation from...
  • Khamenei opts to curb civil liberties over solving Iran’s many crises

    10/25/2020 7:10:28 AM PDT · by Irannewswire · 14 replies
    Unable to deal with Iran’s growing poverty, economic crisis, and the COVID-19 epidemic that has ravaged the country, the regime’s Supreme Leader has opted to increase suppression to intimidate Iranians into silence and prevent protests. In their Friday sermons, Khamenei’s representatives lashed out against civil liberties, including “lack of hijab” and “dog walking”, once again signaling where the regime’s priorities lie. Ahmad Alamolhoda, Khamenei’s representative in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi, and head of Mashhad Friday prayers said Khamenei had ordered the police to crack down on civil liberties. “According to an order issued by the Commander in Chief...
  • White Skin Privilege

    05/20/2016 8:06:27 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 20 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 20, 2016 | Jim Simpson
    Editor’s Note: This column is excerpted from a special report that he wrote for Accuracy in Media. The “White Skin Privilege” idea was created in 1967 by Noel Ignatiev, an acolyte of [Derrick] Bell and professor at Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute (Du Bois was a Communist black leader who helped found the NAACP). Writing under the alias Noel Ignatin, Ignatiev co-authored an SDS pamphlet with fellow radical Ted Allen, titled White Blindspot. In 1992 he co-founded Race Traitor: Journal of the New Abolitionism. Its first issue coined the slogan, "Treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity." Its stated objective...
  • Genocide with a Harvard patina

    09/05/2002 9:46:12 PM PDT · by kattracks · 10 replies · 193+ views ^ | 9/06/02 | Paul Craig Roberts
    Is the multicultural campaign really about diversity? Or is it about stamping out Western civilization and the "white race" itself? College students will tell you that a university education today is a guilt trip for whites. The purpose is to prevent whites from appreciating and absorbing their own culture, and to make it difficult for whites to resist the unreasonable demands (quotas, reparations, etc.) from "people of color." To the questions, "Who am I? What am I?" the white university graduate answers, "a racist, sexist, homophobic oppressor." Neither parents, trustees, alumni nor the public are aware of the anti-white...
  • CONFIRMED: Facebook Senior HR Business Partner Leslie Brown FIRED following Project Veritas video!

    06/25/2020 3:58:46 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 25 2020 | vtvoultex
  • Stone Mountain and other monuments to the Confederacy should be wiped clean (opinion)

    06/10/2020 5:30:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | June 10, 2020 | George Shepherd
    In last week's memorial service for George Floyd, the Rev. Al Sharpton noted that the recent demonstrations against abusive policing were caused not just by Floyd's death after a white officer kneeled on his throat. Instead, it was the last straw after centuries of oppression. Mr. Sharpton noted, "Because ever since 401 years ago, the reason we could never be who we wanted and dreamed of being is you kept your knee on our neck." One weapon to suppress African Americans: monuments to white supremacists. Soon after the Civil War, Southern whites began reasserting their dominance. During the following 80...
  • HBO Max Removes Civil War Epic 'Gone With the Wind'

    06/09/2020 8:46:54 PM PDT · by Stravinsky · 97 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 9, 2020 | Abid Rahman
    Gone With the Wind, the Civil War epic considered a classic of American cinema, has been pulled from HBO Max. The move comes as media companies reappraise content in light of nationwide protests over police brutality and systemic racism after the death of George Floyd, a Black man killed by Minnesota police. Earlier on Tuesday, Paramount Network cancelled the long-running police reality show Cops. Long considered controversial for its depiction of Black people and its rose tinted view of slavery, Gone With the Wind faced renewed scrutiny after an op-ed by 12 Years A Slave screenwriter John Ridley published in...