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NPR fires Juan Williams for admitting he’s human

Posted by: Phineas on October 21, 2010 at 1:36 pm » 15 Comments

Yesterday, National Public Radio terminated its contract with liberal commentator Juan Williams over remarks he made on Bill O’Reilly’s show on Fox: Here’s a transcript, courtesy of Big Journalism: The move came after Mr. Williams, who is also a Fox News political analyst, appeared on the “The O’Reilly Factor” on Monday. On the show, the […]

 

I support Rep. Joe Barton!

Posted by: ST on June 17, 2010 at 5:20 pm » 29 Comments

Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) is taking major fire from the demagoguing left and, sadly, the right, over remarks he made to BP earlier today regarding the $20 billion dollar “deal” that was struck w/ the WH: Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) is under fire from the White House and the Beltway media for his statement to […]

 

The latest on the Rush/NFL drama – and what it means for conservatism

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2009 at 12:07 pm » 29 Comments

After race hustlers Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton got their wish, which was to have Rush Limbaugh dropped from the group bidding on ownership of the St. Louis Rams football franchise, a lot of people are weighing in in the aftermath, including Rush himself. In an opinion piece published yesterday in the Wall Street Journal, […]

 

From the Department of You Gotta Be Kiddin’ Me!

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2008 at 2:43 pm » 11 Comments

A story of political correctness gone crazy in Atlanta: In the battle of the sexes, women’s magazine editor Cynthia Good said this was a skirmish she had to fight. Across Atlanta they stood, orange signs with black letters that read “Men At Work” or “Men Working Ahead.” Sometimes, the signs stood next to women working […]

 

Offensive in Lehigh Valley, PA: There’s no pork chops in baseball!

Posted by: ST on December 4, 2007 at 12:17 pm » 17 Comments

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports today that the Lehigh Valley IronPigs decided to change the name of their mascot to something less ‘offensive’ due to outrage over the nickname “PorkChop” by a Hispanic group: Just two days after naming its mascot “PorkChop,” the Philadelphia Phillies’ new minor league franchise dropped the nickname after getting complaints from […]

 

McCain: Senate Should Apologize For Slavery

Posted by: Brian on October 19, 2007 at 8:31 am » 22 Comments

(I’m filling in for ST the next few days. You can read more of my work at my blog, Liberty Pundit.) Now you know why his campaign is sinking fast: Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Wednesday the Senate should apologize for slavery and segregation, calling them “dark chapters in our history.” McCain said he […]

 

Must Be That Time Of Year Again

Posted by: Brian on October 19, 2007 at 8:28 am » 2 Comments

(I’m filling in for ST the next few days. You can read more of my work at my blog, Liberty Pundit.) About once a year, sometimes more, you get reports like this: The city has decided that the Boy Scouts chapter here must pay fair-market rent of $200,000 a year for its city-owned headquarters because […]

 

School To Hand Out Birth Control

Posted by: Brian on October 18, 2007 at 9:07 am » 9 Comments

(I’m filling in for ST the next few days. You can read more of my work at my blog, Liberty Pundit.) This is just ridiculous on so many levels: In a 7-to-2 vote, the Portland School Committee has approved a proposal to offer a full array of birth control options — including birth control pills […]

 

Political correctness strikes high school in Sampson County, NC (UPDATE: FLAG BAN LIFTED)

Posted by: ST on September 12, 2007 at 2:45 pm » 7 Comments

Hobbton High School students are not allowed to wear anything which displays our flag: SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. – On the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, students at one high school were not allowed to wear clothes with an American flag. Under a new school rule, students at Hobbton High School are not allowed […]

 

The Ten Postulates of Political Correctness

Posted by: ST on August 26, 2007 at 10:44 pm » 3 Comments

Baron Bodissey, who writes at the Gates of Vienna blog, has a humorous – but true – piece up at the Global Politician on political correctness (an alternate title, as he recommends, could be “the Ten Commandments of Multiculturalism.”;) Consider it a must-read.