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U. of Minn. students urge school officials to drop racial descriptions in crime alerts

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2014 at 9:18 am » 3 Comments

Just unbelievable. Via WCCO (hat tip): MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – School officials at the University of Minnesota are working with black student and facility organizations after they wrote a letter to the school’s president about the racial descriptions given in crime alerts. The letter, sent on Dec. 6, 2013, was issued by members of the African American and […]

 

Scientific journal shut down for questioning man-caused global warming. Updated

Posted by: Phineas on January 18, 2014 at 4:09 pm » 11 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This isn’t science; this is the return of Lysenkoism, where all research must conform to the Party line. Background: The journal Pattern Recognition in Physics was founded ten months ago to research patterns discovered throughout the physical sciences. In a special issue published in 2013, the editors, many of them noted climate […]

 

Future of Duck Dynasty show on A&E in limbo as Robertson family fires back

Posted by: ST on December 20, 2013 at 10:38 am » 8 Comments

You’ve heard all about the “controversy” surrounding Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson and his comments about homosexuality (and other sins, which is ignored in all this). As a result, the elder Robertson was suspended from being filmed in future episodes while A&E mulled their options. Well, the Robertson family has responded, casting doubt on the […]

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Rams at the #Panthers – plus #Redskins commentary

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2013 at 12:32 pm » 10 Comments

The 2-3 Carolina Panthers had an impressive win last week over the Minnesota Vikings and are hoping to bring their season to .500 with a home game win today against the 3-3 St. Louis Rams. It’s a perfect fall day for some football here in Charlotte, with sunny skies and where temperatures are supposed to […]

 

Bob Costas #Fail: Sports commentator denounces #Redskins nickname

Posted by: ST on October 14, 2013 at 10:38 am » 9 Comments

Right in the middle of the Sunday night football game between the Redskins and the Cowboys.  Via Fox News: Bob Costas of NBC Sports waded into the controversy over the Washington Redskins nickname Sunday night, devoting a commentary to the topic at halftime of the nationally televised game between the Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys. […]

 

Seattle: Do not say “brown bag” or “citizen,” for they are offensive and, yes, racist

Posted by: Phineas on August 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Once again, I’m relieved to know my beloved California doesn’t hold the West Coast monopoly on moronic political correctness. In Seattle, aka “San Francisco North” (1), the city Office of Civil Rights sent a memo around to Seattle employees and… Well, read on, but try not to hit your head against the […]

 

Iconic firefighter photo almost excluded from 9/11 memorial exhibit

Posted by: Phineas on July 28, 2013 at 1:07 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because, you see, it’s too “rah-rah American”: According to Elizabeth Greenspan, author of the up coming book Battle for Ground Zero (St. Martin’s Press), Michael Shulan, creative director of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, thought about cutting the famed photo from Ground Zero of three firefighters raising the American flag amidst the rubble of […]

 

Facebook flunks English, suspends user for writing “chigger.”

Posted by: Phineas on July 19, 2013 at 1:08 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The illiteracy, it burns: It started yesterday, when SF author Michael Z Williamson was blocked by Facebook for 12 hours for using the word “chigger” in a post.  When his twelve hours were up — following massive derision against Facebook by all his friends — his block expired. He was promptly blocked again. […]

 

Class act Katherine Webb says Musburger not “creepy” for gushing about her on nat’l TV

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2013 at 7:09 pm » 6 Comments

Can’t believe there was even a stupid “controversy” about this, but in a society obsessed with being “politically correct”, sure enough there were “feminists” who were fauxfended: When you get bored, your eyes wander. So when a blossoming blowout between the University of Alabama and some other team in Monday night’s college football championship floated […]

 

War on the #WarOnWomen: Stop w/ the @AmbassadorRice is a “sexism victim” nonsense!

Posted by: ST on November 16, 2012 at 4:05 pm » 7 Comments

Conservative commentator Rachel Campos-Duffy, who is the wife of Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI-7), spoke for MANY women across America today who are absolutely fed up and disgusted with the BS “sexism” cries coming from Democrats over legitimate criticism of Ambassador Susan Rice’s statements on Benghazi (via Twitchy): Democrat Congresswomen equate criticizing Ambassador Rice 2 “sexism”. […]