Just an FYI A documentary film maker who believes the facts are you their side never does this:

or this:

The irony of the cowardice by a group of anti-gun activists is not lost on me.

The victimization industry rolls right along (emphasis added),

A lecturers’ union is refusing to let its officers take part in debates at an equality summit if they are white, straight, able-bodied men.

The equality conference of the University and College Union said that members must declare their ‘protected characteristic’ – whether they are gay, disabled, female or from an ethnic minority – when applying to attend.

Activists say that it means representatives who do not qualify cannot participate in all of the discussions – even though they have been elected by their union branch.

At the misnamed equality conference, the participation of the “other” is not a value that matches their notion(s) of equality, even if the “other” are their own members.

The elected union reps are banned – why?

They would be barred from ‘break-out’ sessions that organisers claim are a ‘safe space’ for those with the ‘protected characteristics’ to talk openly about their situations.

I assume that, being a union, members must pay a fee to belong. Therefore, the straight, white, able-bodied men who are paying to belong to the University and College Union are subsidizing a conference from which they are barred, since the victimization echo chamber is not interested in anything other than their union dues.

From there, the “diversity summit” participants will go back to the hallowed halls of academia to further promote its”diversity” findings, all within a safe space, of course.

The original Akademia was founded by Plato as a school of philosophy dedicated to a Athena, the goddess of wisdom and skill. From there came the socratic method of debate. The current academia lacks any wisdom, and the only skills it promotes are those of the victimization industry, where debate gets thrown out the window of the safe space.

Poor Plato would be spinning in his grave at the Academy. But then, the University and College Union won’t care, since to them, he’s a dead white guy (but, was he gay?).

Fausta Rodriguez Wertz writes on U.S, and Latin American politics, news, and culture at Fausta’s Blog

Because apparently if you have the muscle structure of a boy under 15 you can destroy a woman’s olympic contender with ease:

Australia’s national women’s soccer team have suffered a devastating defeat in the lead up to the Rio Olympics – going down 7-0 to the Newcastle Jets under-15 boys side.
What is particularly concerning for the Matildas is that despite resting some regulars, they were still able to field experienced international stars including former AFC player of the year Katrina Gorry.
Despite the embarrassing defeat on Wednesday night at Valentine Sports Park in Newcastle, the Australian team will travel to Brazil as one of the gold medal favourites.

Consider this wasn’t 2-1 or losing on an own goal,this was a team ranked 5th in the world & they lost 7-0, in SOCCER! There hasn’t been a loss this embarrassing in international soccer since Brazil was Trounced by Germany in the world cup.

Given this fact I think raconteurreport’s advice makes plenty of sense:

And I don’t know the IOOC policy on dudes who “identify” as women, but if you can find a dozen or so gender-bender boys about 14-15 years old, and get them entered in Women’s Soccer at this years’ Olympics, they’ll have a pretty easy shot at the medal round

You may think that suggestion a joke but the money and prestige involved is pretty significant and this is a crisis so I suspect the woman’s team from down under might be a lot less worried about what a “woman” has down under if they can make sure such embarrassment can be avoided in the future.

Closing thought: It’s stories like this that make my assumptions about this ESPN article suggesting Bobby Riggs threw his match against Billie Jean King pretty convincing.

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