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#MattressGirl: A retrospective of sorts on the feminist witch hunt against Paul Nungesser

Posted by: ST on May 22, 2015 at 10:07 am » 4 Comments

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Shutuppery: The true agenda behind feminists & their “rape culture” culture

Posted by: ST on May 20, 2015 at 7:09 pm » 8 Comments

My thoughts exactly: Trigger warnings, safe spaces, rape culture, gamergate, etc. isn't about protecting anyones bubble, it's about making everyone else shut up. — RockPrincess (@Rockprincess818) May 12, 2015 I don’t get the chance to blog as much as I used to, but today I felt compelled to write after months of reading feminists launch […]

 

‘Feminists’ seek to deny due process to college men accused of rape on campus

Posted by: ST on March 26, 2015 at 9:44 pm » 3 Comments

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#NCSen’s Hagan unknowingly blames Dems – & herself – for “worst state for teachers” report

Posted by: ST on September 30, 2014 at 6:01 pm » 5 Comments

As we near the final few weeks of one of the most hotly contested Senate races in the US – right here in North Carolina, social media messaging becomes more and more crucial for candidates as they continue their quest to win over undecided/unaffiliated voters in order to cross the finish line first in November. […]

 

California school district buys $14,000 espresso maker to save jobs. Or something.

Posted by: Phineas on September 15, 2014 at 10:56 am » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas No, really. The break room coffee machine is a staple of many a workplace. Usually though, it tends to fall on the “economical” or “value” side of the java spectrum. But not in Castro Valley, California, where officials with the Castro Valley Unified School District are taking fire for the purchase of […]

 

Diane Ravitch launches sexist attack on Campbell Brown over teacher tenure

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 8:52 pm » 3 Comments

Why? Oh, because Brown just happens to be a proponent of teacher tenure reform. And for that, Ravitch suggests the former CNN host is – essentially – just another pretty face: Brown, 46, has become an articulate voice and recognizable face opposing tenure, the century-old system of laws and contractual guarantees giving public-school teachers due-process […]

 

Teachers unions turning their backs on the Obama administration

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 10:16 pm » Comments Off on Teachers unions turning their backs on the Obama administration

The cracks in the Obama Coalition continue. Via The Hill (hat tip): Teachers unions have turned on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Obama administration, creating a major divide in the Democratic Party coalition. The largest teachers union in the country, the National Education Association (NEA), called for Duncan to resign at its convention […]

 

UNLV students to Hillary: Your $225,000 speaking fee is “outrageous”

Posted by: ST on June 29, 2014 at 11:08 am » 1 Comment

The fallout from La Clinton’s bizarre “dead broke” comments continues – via The Hill: Hillary Clinton is in hot water over a $225,000 speaking fee she will reportedly receive for an upcoming appearance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  UNLV students are demanding Clinton to return what they see as an “outrageous” speaking fee for an […]

 

Are teachers unions on the decline nationwide?

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2014 at 8:07 pm » 7 Comments

The Politico has a well-written piece that discusses the apparent decline of teachers unions across the country: As the two big national teachers unions prepare for their conventions this summer, they are struggling to navigate one of the most tumultuous moments in their history. Long among the most powerful forces in American politics, the unions […]

 

QOTD: Cosmo doubles down on the fail in response to “icky” self-defense comment

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm » 2 Comments

In case you were thinking that Cosmopolitan magazine was going to dial it down a notch or two in the aftermath of the outrage and disbelief over comments one of their managers made in response to Miss USA’s remarks on self defense in the context of campus rapes, think again. Cosmo sex editor Anna Breslaw […]