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  • Leftists Are Making Global Culture War Alliances, And So Should The Right

    12/02/2021 11:35:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 2, 2021 | Sumantra Maitra
    Alongside Poland, Hungary has formed a semi-alliance of conservative central European powers, and has been an example of sorts for Western conservatives. They all should do more.Entrenched leftists within the U.S. State Department are supporting the effort to demote Viktor Orban from prime minister of Hungary, if a report in Financial Times is correct. The Biden administration also left Hungary off its invitation list for a forthcoming international virtual Democracy Summit on Dec. 9 and 10 to which some 100 countries were invited.“Trump and his enablers and those who invaded and attacked our Capitol, they don’t like the world we’re...
  • New Hampshire high school student sues district after he was suspended for saying there are only two genders on bus to football game

    11/15/2021 11:52:25 PM PST · by blueplum · 27 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 15 November 2021 | JAMES GORDON FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    A discussion between pupils over the types of pronouns that could be used to describe people in the Spanish language on a bus ride home got out of hand and ultimately led to a student being suspended, with the school now being sued by the teen. The New Hampshire student-athlete together with his mother is suing his school district after he was suspended from a football game for expressing his views that there are 'only two genders.' The student is seeking nominal damages against New Hampshire School Administrative Unit 16 (SAU16) and Exeter High School Assistant Principal Marcy Dovholuk. The...
  • Equality in Servitude

    10/22/2021 6:28:20 AM PDT · by PoliticallyShort
    The American Mind ^ | 10/21/21 | Joshua Mitchell
    When competence is your goal, neither guilt nor victimhood should have a place. Standards and goals must be respected and maintained. When the co-dependency of guilt and victimhood metastasize in your university, you ask of your students something anathema to education – that each day they deepen their awareness of their own victimhood, and that they pay ever more tuition to the army of mental health administrators and woke professors who fatten off of their misery. Seek to produce competent students, and you honor your commitment to higher education; seek to produce innocent victims, and you transform your university into...
  • Why should Spain despise its greatest explorer?

    10/10/2021 11:35:16 PM PDT · by blueplum · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner via msn ^ | 10 October 2021 | Dan Hannan
    Monuments to Christopher Columbus are regularly vandalized throughout the Americas, but Spain remains faithful to his memory. Last week, I visited Seville Cathedral, where his supposed remains are carried shoulder-high by massive statues representing the kings of Castille, Leon, Navarre, and Aragon.... ...The anniversary of his reaching the New World, Oct. 12, is Spain’s national day. The only concession to modern sensibilities is that it is now known as the Día de la Hispanidad rather than the Día de la Raza. Seville’s Plaza de España is connected to the Plaza de America by streets named after Hernan Cortes and Francisco...
  • As Christian Cold War Heats Up, The Faithful Are Equipping For Battle

    10/04/2021 10:22:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The ^ | October 4, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    The Christian cold war will mean an increase in church splits, takeovers, and other power struggles as people choose sides on existential questions, including theology.Along with the rest of the country, American Christianity is in the middle of a cold war. As this war heats up, it will mean church splits, takeovers, fights over denominational resources, and other power struggles as the Donald Trump era has increasingly brought clarity and pushed people to choose sides on existential questions.The Southern Baptist Convention, the United States’ largest Protestant denomination, is one key example of this dynamic affecting American Christianity as a whole....
  • Meet The Marxist Revolutionaries Behind California’s Emerging Ethnic Studies For Public Schools

    08/31/2021 8:42:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Kenny Xu
    Those developing the ethnic studies curricula that could soon be taught to California’s more than 6 million public school children are self-described Marxist revolutionaries.California’s Democrat-controlled state legislature may pass Assembly Bill 101 into law this week. If signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, it will mandate “ethnic studies” as a high school graduation requirement for all California public schools.“Ethnic studies” is a series of courses that focus on history, but through perspectives advocates see as “marginalized,” including black, Asian American, and Latin American/Chicano studies. California’s adoption of the proposal could set a precedent for the rest of the country.We now have...
  • The Delta Variant Pushes a Broken Country Closer to the Edge

    08/13/2021 8:32:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies ^ | August 13, 2021 | Neil Patel
    How does a once-great country become the complete mess America is today? The honest answer is we are all at fault. It's as easy for the left to blame conservatives as it is for the right to blame liberals. It's easy for the elites in cities to say Americans aren't working as hard as they used to and are getting fat off too much fast food. It's easy for regular Americans to look at the hypereducated urban elites and feel like they've sold out and left America behind to pursue profits in foreign markets. The problem is all of this...
  • ‘Reverse Racism’ And Other Lies Liberals Tell

    07/15/2021 4:24:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | July 15, 2021 | Derek Hunter
    Democrats have done a hell of a job dividing the country by skin color, gender, sexuality, income, you name it. They thrive in that division the way bacteria thrive in a dirty wound. On race, Democrats struck their gold, and now the country is in turmoil while they’re hoping to reap the benefits. None of the other options – gender, sexuality, income, etc. – carry the weight that race does. They’re useful for Democrats in small skirmishes, but for larger, nationwide struggles, race is always where it’s at for them. It’s their favorite medium; they work in it the way...
  • It’s Critical Race Theory That Is Un-American, Not Laws Banning It

    07/07/2021 10:13:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 7, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    This is not about banning racists from speaking, but in using representative government to deny them the privilege of receiving taxpayer sinecures to help them pursue America's collapse.This is not about banning racists from speaking, but in using representative government to deny them the privilege of receiving taxpayer sinecures to help them pursue America's collapse. Here is what these authors propose in lieu of state legislatures ensuring good instruction in public schools:A wiser response to problematic elements of what is being labeled critical race theory would be twofold: propose better curriculums and enforce existing civil rights laws. Title VI and...
  • On Race, Can We All Lighten Up?

    07/01/2021 3:49:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | July 1, 2021 | Larry Elder
    On a beautiful Sunday morning, I was out of town for a business meeting in the city of Santa Barbara, California, an affluent area where the rich and famous live. Demographically, it isn't exactly Wakanda. Before getting on the 101 Freeway for the long drive back to Los Angeles, I pulled into a gas station to fill up. Just as I got out of my car, I heard a booming male voice shout, "Hey, want a banana?" My head jerked up to locate the racist. Turns out the man who bellowed was standing next to his SUV, tailgate open, where...
  • Praying For Unity ...... God might help ...... Whispering Joe wont (A Personal Post)

    06/28/2021 1:41:33 PM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 2 replies
    Democrat identity politics means that Joe Biden is as good as lying when he promises or calls for unity. We must turn to God. What holy scripture or other great wisdom or literature can help us here?
  • There Is No Way To ‘Fix’ The Equality Act. It’s Identity Politics Or Equality Before The Law, And Republicans Must Choose

    05/17/2021 6:50:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 17, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    There can be no compromise with those whose political program requires erasing American citizens' constitutionally guaranteed rights to freely speak and freely worship. On May 15, Fox News reported that three Republican senators would like to write caveats into the Equality Act that might give them the political cover to vote for the bill to criminalize free speech and Christianity in the United States.“Representatives from the offices of Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C.; Rob Portman, R-Ohio and Susan Collins, R-Maine, met with groups including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Concerned Women for America, the Family Research Council and American...
  • Joe Biden Is Using Your Tax Dollars To Make American Kids Hate Their Country

    04/20/2021 7:14:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    the federalist ^ | April 20, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    Communist China can repurpose its anti-American propaganda budget for other pursuits with a presidential administration like this running its top competitor.The Biden administration cites the anti-American 1619 Project and hatemonger Ibram X. Kendi as guiding its criteria for federal American history and civics education grants in a proposed rule out in the Federal Register on April 19.The U.S. Department of Education’s education priorities as described in the Register accepts and amplifies Chinese Communist propaganda accusing the United States of “systemic racism” and recommending anti-white racism as the cure. The document cites The New York Times’s error-riddled 1619 Project, divisive identity...
  • Instead Of On Their Knees Apologizing For America, Democrats Should Be On Their Knees Thanking God They Live In America

    04/15/2021 6:59:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 15, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    Joe Biden's United Nations ambassador says 'white supremacy' is intrinsic to 'our founding documents and principles,' and that the entire country is at fault when any individual in it does anything racist.Joe Biden’s United Nations ambassador claimed April 14 that “white supremacy” is intrinsic to the United States’s “founding documents and principles” and that the entire country is at fault when any individual in it does anything racist.“I’ve seen for myself how the original sin of slavery weaved white supremacy into our founding documents and principles,” Linda Thomas-Greenfield said during an online event for Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, mentioning...
  • You’re Not An Antiracist If You Hide Crimes Because Of The Perpetrators’ Race

    04/12/2021 6:22:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 12, 2021 | Brad Betters
    Before the Southern Poverty Law Center chose to hide this information, black nationalist groups on its hate-group list had been growing four-fold since 2000.In the wake of a follower of black nationalist leader Louis Farrakhan murdering a Capitol Police officer this month, corporate media outlets are declining to connect his actions to his extremist beliefs. This appears to be becoming the standard for such cases. A look at the deeper ecosystem of media and narrative construction helps explain why.In response to an Andrew Sullivan article about the recent Atlanta killings in which he noted black Americans are overrepresented in FBI...
  • Critical Race Theory Is The Left’s QAnon, And It’s Lucratively Taxpayer-Funded

    04/05/2021 6:49:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 5, 2021 | Kyle Sammin
    The rise of critical race theory is alarming and dangerous, but all isn't lost. Americans have never taken to being told what to think.New rulers often find themselves imitating the habits of the old. Part of this is the necessities of leadership, how those on the outside have grand ideas that, when finally applied to reality, are inadequate and quietly withdrawn. Witness, for example, the change from decrying “kids in cages” under President Donald Trump to the “migrant children in overflow facilities” under President Joe Biden. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss; the only difference is the...
  • Identity politics and Critical Race Theory have no place in our Military

    04/01/2021 5:35:12 PM PDT · by bitt · 11 replies ^ | 3/29/2021 | Dakota Wood
    KEY TAKEAWAYS The beauty of military service is that the uniform and common objective supplants grouping by individual identities of color, class, gender, or religion. Critical race theory would move the military in the wrong direction by undoing decades, even centuries, of work to foster a team-centered culture. When we view people through the lens of race, gender, or religion, we embrace the polar opposite of everything the U.S. military strives for. Sen. Tom Cotton, rightly angered that the Department of Defense is moving to indoctrinate U.S. military personnel in divisive critical race theory, has introduced a bill that would...
  • It’s No Surprise China Employs The Anti-American Propaganda Of Systemic Racism

    03/22/2021 7:05:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 22, 2021 | Sumantra Maitra
    The Chinese side knows that wielding the same self-loathing ideas the ruling class teaches in American universities will hurt Americans most.It’s a cliché to claim every setback as the official end of unipolarity, but if there were ever to be a date for historians to mark the televised humiliation and official end of American hegemony, it would be the very public verbal slapping of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan by the Chinese ambassador on U.S. soil.The U.S. and China leveled sharp rebukes of each others’ policies in the first high-level, in-person talks of...
  • How Writing A Federalist Article Put Me On Chardonnay Antifa’s Cancel List

    03/19/2021 8:46:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 19, 2021 | Ian Prior
    Cancel culture is coming for you, whether you know it or not. It’s not about your worldview. It’s about radicalizing everyday people whose inner turmoil will be directed at you.In October 2020, I wrote an opinion article for The Federalist entitled “More Va. Public Schools Using Kids As Guinea Pigs For Critical Race Theory.” As a parent in Loudoun County, Va., I had become extremely concerned that Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) is being hijacked by rabid radicals eager to spend taxpayer money to indoctrinate teachers and students with critical race theory concepts. Among the many issues I highlighted included:...
  • How Woke Whites Are Turning Minorities Into Republican Voters

    03/16/2021 8:19:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 16, 2021 | Christopher Bedford
    Upper-class whites have alienated African Americans and Hispanics from the Democratic coalition. That’s why Democrats have gone berserk—they’re expecting to lose in 2022 and 2024.In the middle of their legislative orgy of socialistic giveaways and identity politics, Democrats might want to contemplate that their political priorities do not command the support of a majority of American voters. Moreover, the warnings on this front do not come from the right—they come from leftists themselves.When an editorial columnist from the bastion of liberalism, The New York Times, writes that “Democrats are worried—very worried—about the future of the Hispanic vote,” you know something’s...