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  • ‘Unrelenting Daily Confrontation’: After Roe Leak, Yale Law Students Call for Ostracizing Conservative Classmates and Tossing Out Constitution

    05/14/2022 10:11:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 05/14/2022 | Aaron Sibarium
    It’s been a rough couple of weeks for students at Yale Law School, who are responding to news that the Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade with calls to accost their conservative classmates through "unrelenting daily confrontation" and toss the Constitution by the wayside.Members of the law school’s conservative Federalist Society, first year law student Shyamala Ramakrishna said in an Instagram post, are "conspirators in the Christo-fascist political takeover we all seem to be posting frantically about." Why, she asked, are they still "coming to our parties" and "laughing in the library" without "unrelenting daily confrontation?"Instagram post by law...
  • Twitter employees distraught over Musk buyout, too 'in shock to speak': report.

    04/26/2022 11:13:47 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 104 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | 4.26.2022 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Twitter employees have reportedly struggled with the news that the company is on the verge of being acquired by Tesla CEO Elon Musk with some of them too "shocked" to speak over the billionaire’s plans to promote freedom of speech. Several Twitter employees expressed serious concerns and fear over Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of the company including a prominent worry that Musk would undo censorship mechanisms they had worked to implement over the years, The Washington Post reported Monday.
  • Moving to Canada: ‘Leaving Twitter’ Trends Amid Reports of Musk Deal Talks

    04/25/2022 10:03:24 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2022 | ALLUM BOKHARI
    Following reports that Elon Musk may be nearing a deal with the Twitter board to buy the company, leftist “verified” accounts on the platform once again went into meltdown mode at the prospect of the Musk, the self-described free speech absolutist, taking over. “Leaving Twitter” began to trend shortly after the reports of Musk-Twitter talks. Observers quickly noted the similarity in sentiment to loud declarations from prominent leftists that they would move to Canada if Donald Trump won the election in 2016 (few, if any, did). Charles Blow, a New York Times columnist who describes Trump supporters as “angry white...
  • Harvard closes police station due to students' feeling 'watched and policed': 'not a pleasant feeling'

    03/20/2022 1:06:11 AM PDT · by blueplum · 70 replies
    Fox ^ | 19 Mar 2022 | Adam Sabes
    Harvard University closed a police station located in a residential hall because students' felt that the presence itself was a "violent, visual intimidation tactic." The Harvard University Police Department's substation at the Mather House was closed in February because students felt it created an intimidating environment, according to the Harvard Crimson.... ..."The real effect that the presence of the HUPD substation has on the Mather community is simply a violent, visual intimidation tactic that students are forced to see every time they enter the house," Taylor said....Taylor also reached out to the house's faculty deans regarding concerns that armed Harvard...
  • Disney ‘regrets’ performance by visiting school drill team (The Indianettes)

    03/18/2022 5:00:56 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 38 replies
    AP News ^ | March 18, 2022
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Officials at Walt Disney World said Friday that a performance by a visiting Texas high school drill team that used American Indian stereotypes, including chants of “scalp them,” doesn’t reflect the Florida resort’s values. The performance this week in the Magic Kingdom by the “Indianettes” drill team from Port Neches-Grove High School “did not reflect our core values, and we regret it took place,” Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said in an emailed statement. An audition tape that the school had provided in order to be selected to perform at the theme park resort was...
  • VIDEO: Ottawa City Council Suffers EPIC Morale Meltdown

    02/17/2022 10:56:15 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 59 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 17, 2022 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOCongratulations to the Freedom Convoy truckers in Ottawa! You caused a ruling elite on the city council who sneered at you for being a "small fringe minority" with "unacceptable views" to turn into a wailing bunch of blubbering mental cases, including one councilman who actually did break out crying, as you can see in this video. You can see here segments of the Ottawa City Council meeting on February 16, 2022 in which the council members were reduced to bitterly hurling invective at each other and the mayor in the midst of a collective nervous meltdown led prominently by Diane...
  • Culture is Downstream from Chemistry

    02/17/2022 6:37:54 AM PST · by GarthVader · 16 replies
    Rules for Reactionaries ^ | 2/15/2022 | Fabius Minarchus
    Andrew Breibart wrote that politics is downstream from culture. So what happened to American culture? We used to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. Now we are the land of Helicopter Parents, Trigger Warnings, and Snowflakes. Once upon a time America was barbarian and badass compared to Western Europe. We had football, guns, dangerous hillbillies, and a president who joked about bombing the Soviet Union. They had soccer, bicycles, coffee-swilling philosophers, and calls for Accommodation. The image is reversing. We still have our guns, and our aging motorcycle gangs. But we also have our...
  • Nevada Univ. students walk out of class in protest demanding reinstatement of mask mandate

    02/16/2022 9:04:26 PM PST · by Signalman · 44 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | 2/15/2022 | Andrew Miller
    Dozens of students at the University of Nevada-Reno were spotted marching through campus demanding the reinstatement of the recently abandoned mask mandate in the state. "Reinstate, mask mandate!" dozens of students chanted repeatedly as they marched across campus in Reno, Nevada Monday in a video captured by KRNV reporter Ben Margiott. Margiott added that a petition to reimpose the COVID-19 mask mandate had gathered 1,500 signatures. "As an institution of higher learning, it is a responsibility within our educational mission to provide an environment where perspectives and experiences are shared safely, with respect and with a thorough understanding of points...
  • Climate Change Enters the Therapy Room

    02/06/2022 8:24:55 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 41 replies
    New York Times ^ | Ellen Berry | Ellen Barry
    It would hit Alina Black at Trader Joe’s, a wave of guilt and shame that made her skin crawl. Something as simple as nuts. They came wrapped in plastic, often in layers of it, that she imagined leaving her house and traveling to a landfill, where it would remain through her lifetime and the lifetime of her children. She longed, really longed, to make less of a mark on the earth. At the age of 37, these conflicting forces were slowly closing on her, like a set of jaws. In the early-morning hours, after nursing the baby, she would slip...
  • Georgetown Students Reportedly Request Place to ‘Cry’ as Dean Addresses Ilya Shapiro’s SCOTUS Tweets

    02/01/2022 4:07:03 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 60 replies
    Students at the Georgetown University Law Center reportedly requested a place for them to “cry” Monday as the school’s dean addressed the controversy surrounding incoming lecturer Ilya Shapiro. Shapiro, a legal scholar with the libertarian think tank the CATO Institute, is in hot water after he tweeted criticism of President Joe Biden’s commitment to name the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. Biden made the promise during his presidential campaign, but the opportunity to honor it was presented last week when Associate Justice Stephen Breyer announced he was stepping down. Biden quickly confirmed the next jurist on the high...
  • 'Woke' New Yorkers melt down after finding note on cars from Florida resident tell them to go home

    01/08/2022 8:52:27 PM PST · by lightman · 43 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 6 January A.D. 2022 | Jack Gist
    Wokeness has a reputation for intolerance. That reputation has made some people intolerant of the woke. At least one Floridian has resorted to what could be construed as civil disobedience to voice disdain over the influx of New Yorkers into a Palm Beach neighborhood. A number of cars with New York license plates found notes on their car windows instructing them to move someplace else if they identify with the political left, according to the New York Post. Typed in capital letters, the message read, “If you are one of those ‘woke’ people -- leave Florida. You will be happier...
  • EA Is Banning Players With 'Kyle Rittenhouse' Usernames For 'Inappropriate Reference' To 'Terror' - REPORT [It just keeps going!]

    12/12/2021 3:32:01 AM PST · by SES1066 · 47 replies
    National File ^ | 12/09/2021 | Gabriel Keane
    From EA (Electronic Arts) Games, to Kyle Rittenhouse; "We received a report about your account or profile name. It may be the name that you created on another platform. - This name breaks our Positive Play Charter because you may have used words or phrases that harm others or negatively disrupt the game" ... EA introduced/updated, in June of 2021, their Positive Play Charter with this; "an updated set of community guidelines with clear consequences for players who engage in racist, sexist, homophobic, and abusive acts in our games and channels."
  • Workers say employers have been guilty of ghosting them for years

    09/23/2021 6:10:55 PM PDT · by Tired of Taxes · 105 replies
    Business Insider / MSN ^ | 9-22-21 | Dominick Reuter
    For Scott Margot, the promised phone call never came. For Paul Scherwin, the hiring manager never showed up. For Matt Murphy, the hours just evaporated from his schedule. Each was looking to work during the pandemic in industries that have complained about a shortage of workers and an increase in the trend of "ghosting coasting," where new hires simply vanish without notice. Now, these workers say, businesses are getting a taste of their own medicine. By his telling, Margot did everything right: he schmoozed with a sales and marketing director at a hotel-industry networking event, landed a follow-up interview, and...
  • Central Pa. school district rescinds diverse book ban after parents rally against it

    09/20/2021 8:56:42 PM PDT · by lightman · 14 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 20 September A.D. 2021 | Becky Metrick
    After widespread criticism that drew national attention, Central York School District on Monday night reversed its decision to “ban” a list of diverse books and resources. At the same time, board members say it was all a misunderstanding. The list of books, articles, websites and resources was put together last year and involves dozens of popular books including “The Hate U Give” and “I Am Malala,” according to the York Daily Record. Before Monday’s school board meeting, the newspaper estimated at least 200 parents rallying, saying the ban needed to be overturned. The York Dispatch reported that last November, the...
  • School Principals Call on Federal Government to Allow Them ‘Ban Hostile Parents’

    09/17/2021 7:34:14 PM PDT · by lightman · 50 replies
    epoch times ^ | 17 September A.D. 2021 | GQ Pan
    The national organization of middle and high school leaders is urging the Biden administration to do more to protect its members from “threats and violence” by parents who disagree with COVID-19 restrictions they put in place. In a call for support, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) on Thursday said its members have been faced with “hostile community members” because of their policies on “highly charged issues” involving masks, quarantines, and vaccines. The organization cited the confrontation between Teresa M. Hill, the principal of Walden Grove High School in Arizona, and a group of people who wanted to...
  • Scarborough: Republicans Critical of Milley’s Behavior Are ‘Snowflakes

    09/16/2021 7:11:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/16/2021 | Trent Baker
    MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough on Thursday reacted to the criticism of Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, reportedly calling his Chinese counterpart General Li Zuocheng multiple times during the Trump presidency and vowing to warn him ahead of any U.S. military action. Scarborough argued that Republicans are critical of Milley and accusing him of treason because he has read up on Critical Race Theory and taking “steps to defend America” by conducting secret operations behind then-President Donald Trump’s back. He called those Republicans “snowflakes.”
  • Brace Yourselves. This College's New COVID Restrictions Are Almost Too Insane To Be Real

    08/29/2021 8:48:39 PM PDT · by lightman · 34 replies ^ | 29 Auguast A.D. 2021 | Scott Morefield
    Students at Amherst College are about to face some of the toughest COVID restrictions in the country as they begin the Fall 2021 semester next month. The private liberal arts college, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, announced the tightened public health rules Tuesday in response to concerns about the spread of the Delta variant. For now, the restrictions will apply from move-in until September 13 (via The Amherst Student): The restrictions include: indoor double-mask mandates, two Covid tests upon arrival, a bi-weekly testing requirement, limits on indoor gathering sizes, off-campus travel restrictions and an elimination of in-person dining services. Upon arrival,...
  • Milwaukee (WI) County Sheriff: Inmates Shall Now Be Called ‘Person in Our Care’

    08/27/2021 11:14:41 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 32 replies
    Wisconsin Right Now ^ | August 21, 2021 | Jim Piwowarczyk & Jessica McBride
    Milwaukee County Sheriff inmates word change: The term inmates does “not accurately describe who we are, what we do, or reflect the message we wish to convey,” – Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department is now calling “inmates” in the county jail “person in our care” and “occupants,” according to an internal memo obtained by Wisconsin Right Now. The August 20, 2021, memo is directive No. 002-21. It’s labeled “Agencywide Changes in Terminology,” and it was signed by Denita R. Ball, chief deputy, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office. It says, “to be read at all roll calls and...
  • Are American Athletes Morphing into Snowflakes?

    08/04/2021 6:48:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | August 4, 2020 | Bob Barr
    Ratings for the Olympics are at record lows, and it is no surprise why. Between the anti-American protests of some U.S. athletes, and the empty stands that make the competition feel hollow and flat, Americans are just not catching the Olympic spirit this year. It certainly did not help when Simone Biles, America’s top Olympic gymnast, threw in the towel in the middle of her sport’s biggest competition and on the world’s biggest stage. For America, a country built on hard work, sacrifice, and a “never quit” attitude, Biles’ exit was a slap in the face to the quintessential “grit”...

    06/30/2021 12:56:22 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 68 replies ^ | May 29, 2018 / / Alex K. Thorne
    No decent, thoughtful human being wants to be accused of racism. Most decent, thoughtful human beings are guilty of racism. Of course, it’s usually unconscious, and it’s often hard to keep track of evolving language and social movements, of phrases in the vernacular that were perfectly acceptable ten years ago but are now taboo (and vice-versa). As writers, albeit pros or fanfic writers, or everyone in between, we use our words as tools, as toys, and sometimes, as weapons. It’s our responsibility to listen to new conversations, to keep abreast of the ever-changing socio-political climate, and above all, to think...