Every 20 years or so, America comes down with a serious case of political correctivitis. I'm old enough to remember the first PC outbreak in the 1970s, when the tide of '60s radicalism washed against the shore of Establishment America. Another epidemic spread in the early 1990s, and we're in the midst of the third … Continue reading America has fought battles against PC before
by baldilocks File this under "things I wish I had said." A Facebook friend who wishes to remain anonymous has a few suggestions for those who wish to uproot racism and anything that racists have produced. Just remember, folks, Daimler-Mercedes-Benz built German war machines and Mercedes-Benz designed and built Hitler's car. Certainly hope you're not … Continue reading Slave Cars
by baldilocks Of course, I’m still writing my second novel, and, occasionally, I read the advice that others give, even though I know, from the first two or three sentences, whether I want to finish reading the advice. After all, if a writer can’t hold your attention in an article about writing, why should you … Continue reading Writer Fu
by baldilocks This is why my novel is self-published and why my next two (three?) books will be self-published as well. From sci-fi author Nick Cole, via his fellow sci-fi scribe John C. Wright: Banned by the Publisher Or, Thank God for Jeff Bezos I launched a book this week and I went Indie with … Continue reading Battle Account in the PC Wars (Updated)
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – The city of New Orleans is generally a city of laid-back attitudes and a live-and-let-live sort of philosophy, however you’d be hard pressed to find that attitude on the city council, apparently. Liberal Democrat mayor Mitch Landrieu is on a mission to wrap New Orleans in a blanket of political … Continue reading Removal of Historic Confederate Monuments in New Orleans Thwarted…for Now
Back in the late 1920s, René Magritte painted a smoking pipe, and under it, in neat calligraphy, wrote, "Ceci n'est pas une pipe.", French for "This is not a pipe." He titled the painting La trahison des images (The Treachery of Images), meaning that it is a painting of a pipe, not an actual pipe … Continue reading “This is not a pipe”
By A.P. Dillon The ability to reason and think for one's self in this country has been lost. Apparently, Kiss Cams are now considered inappropriate at Syracuse University: The kiss cam did not operate during Saturday's game between the Orange and Central Michigan University following a letter to the editor published Friday on Syracuse.com questioning its appropriateness at … Continue reading Now Banned: Kiss Cams?
By A.P. Dillon Just last week, I was delving into the politically correct, First Amendment violating battlefields we call college campuses. This week, we have President Obama condemning the 'coddling' of our college kids. Washington Free Beacon captured the meat of Obama's comments: “Sometimes there are folks on college campuses who are liberal, and maybe even … Continue reading ‘New Tone’ POTUS who defines 25 YO’s as Kids condemns ‘Coddling’
By John Ruberry "Your sports team is vastly inferior That simple fact is plainly obvious to see We’re gonna kick your collective posterior Of course you realize we’re speaking figuratively." Weird Al Yankovic, Sports Song. The generic send-up of fight anthems, Sports Song, on Weird Al Yankovic's latest album is quite timely today. This afternoon the Houston … Continue reading Redskins: The-Team-That-Must-Not-Be-Named starts their season
By John Ruberry During a lesson on Jim Crow laws and segregation in his Monroe, Michigan history class, Allan Barron showed a video of white men performing in blackface. Unfortunately for the 59 year-old instructor, who is retiring at the end of the school year, an assistant principal was sitting in on that lesson. The … Continue reading Community rallies around Michigan teacher suspended for showing blackface video
One of my pet peeves is politics is the idea that you can't be tough on a woman in a debate or candidate forum. I've seen questions and commentary for years where people go after men for being too tough on a woman during a debate, in an attack ad etc etc etc. This just … Continue reading “In my era, equality is a given, so we can hit anyone!”
Actually I don't wonder at all. It has broken through to the MSM and this is going to have a bigger effect on the Arizona immigration story than any things Barkley or Smith or Webber might say. If I was leading the political charge in favor of the Arizona law I'd call up that principal … Continue reading Hey I wonder if that west coast principal opposes the Arizona Law?
...because the potential suit from this case is going to be the easiest money they will ever earn: Galli says he and his friends were sitting at a table during brunch break when the Vice Principal asked two of the boys to remove American flag bandannas that they wearing on their heads and for the … Continue reading Boy would I love to be a lawyer near Live Oak High School
...is considered offensive by a local Blogger: Fitchburg Massachusetts: The Massachusetts state commission on Indian Affairs is being described as "horrifically offensive" by local blogger DaTechGuy and he suggests that it be changed. The local Blogger fresh of his visit to CPAC expressed his views after reading this Fox 25 story this morning where the … Continue reading The Massachusetts State Commission on Indian Affairs
About 50 years ago CBS ruled the roost with a series of shows that appealed to rural audiences such as Petticoat Junction, ,Beverly Hillbillies, Mayberry R.F.D., and Hogan's Heroes. Around 1971 these shows were canceled in what was called the Rural purge. They were all still popular, all still successful but generally paned by urban … Continue reading Jeff Dunham cancelled in Comedy Central red state purge
The Jawa Report gives us an interesting postscript to the Rifqa Bary story: In a stunning development in the ongoing legal saga of Muslim-turned-Christian convert Rifqa Bary, the parents' attorney, Omar Tarazi, filed a motion with the Franklin County courts last week moving to ban on all Christmas cards being sent to Rifqa through her … Continue reading I’ve heard of the war against Christmas, but not against Christmas cards