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Band Blowhards

By: Mike McDaniel   The newest means of mindless protest by people utterly unaffected by that they profess to care so much about is pampered athletes taking a knee or otherwise refusing to participate during the playing of the national anthem. And now, members of a college marching band have taken [Read More]

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Leftist agitators looking to profit off racist, anti-cop, pro-violence T-shirts

Funny how Leftists like these parasites are perfectly willing to embrace Capitalism when it benefits them. Universities are in the business of making money off corrosive and divisive leftist ideology. Looks like the students are learning their lessons: Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are asking people to buy sweatshirts [Read More]

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Safe Spaces not so safe for freedom of the press

By now, it is bloody obvious that the Left is anti-liberty. The latest example? Will Gu explains The process of stifling free press begins right as a journalist walks through the doors into the safe space. While I was initially welcomed when I asked if I could record the event [Read More]

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School Attacks: Feeling Good Or Saving Lives, Part 7

By: Mike McDaniel   The first six articles in this series are: (1) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 1  (2) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 2  (3) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 3 (4) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 4  (5) School Attacks: [Read More]

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You’re The Only One That Can Stop Me!

By: Mike McDaniel   Some will surely refer to this extraordinary situation and say “See? No one needs guns in schools!” Fox News reports: A Tennessee school counselor is being called a hero Thursday after convincing a teenager to handing over a loaded handgun. A 14-year-old boy went to Sycamore Middle [Read More]

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And the Left’s War on traditional values wages on

Does the left hold anything sacred? Sure, Leftism, and the complete destruction of America Dave Blount nails it Progressivism represents a war of total eradication against American culture. There is not a single tradition that will not be perverted into grotesquerie and then swept away. For example: A high school in [Read More]

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University of Michigan to professors,use the students ‘preferred” pronouns or else!

Digging in the Pit of Absurdity they are! The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including “they” and “ze.” Preferred pronouns will appear on class rosters, and if professors accidentally use the wrong pronoun, “you can acknowledge that you made a mistake [Read More]

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School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 6

By: Mike McDaniel   The first five articles in this series are: (1) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 1  (2) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 2  (3) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 3 (4) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 4  (5) School Attacks: [Read More]

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Studies In Relative Morality: College v. High School

By: Mike McDaniel   In recently discussing the aphorism: “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing,” with my students, I recounted the tragedy of Kitty Genevose, the young New York City Woman, who, on March 13, 1964, was stabbed to death outside her [Read More]

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School Attacks: Feeling Good Or Saving Lives, Part 5

By: Mike McDaniel   The first four articles in this series are: (1) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 1  (2) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 2  (3) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 3 (4) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 4  In this, [Read More]

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The Bookworm Beat 9/19/16 — the “we’re still singing” edition and open thread

The miserable sexism of Hillary’s supporters. I’ve agreed with myself to disagree with Jonah Goldberg about Donald Trump, while still greatly respecting and deeply appreciating Goldberg’s take on just about everything else. In the wake of Hillary’s 9/11 collapse, followed by her dehydration, followed by the media castigating as sexist [Read More]

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[AUDIO] A dramatic reading of a rebuttal to Lionel Shriver’s plea to end “cultural appropriation” totalitarianism

A new thing called cultural appropriation is suddenly in the news lately. Just yesterday, designer Marc Jacobs was in the news because the Social Justice Warriors were appalled that his runway models — mostly white — wore fake, multi-colored dreadlocks.  (SJWs have a real problem with white people wearing dreads.) That they [Read More]

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Obscenely Expensive Liberal Arts College brain corruption happens fast

My Little Bookworm has had only four classroom days since her freshman year began at an Obscenely Expensive Liberal Arts College (“OELAC”) in the midwest. Today, on Facebook, she posted her first video supporting Black Lives Matter. I’m actually impressed at the speed with which OELAC’s indoctrination works. The video, [Read More]

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From the college course catalog. . . .

Today’s entrant is Williams College, which U.S. News and World Report ranked as the best liberal arts college in 2016. It is true that, if you pick your way through the history courses, you can find a handful substantive history classes there. The vast majority of classes, however, are entirely [Read More]

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From the college course catalog. . . .

Today’s entrant in my ongoing series examining the courses offered at America’s pricey liberal arts colleges, I offer an entry from Scripps College.  For those unfamiliar with Scripps, founded in 1926, is a women’s college that is part of the Claremont Colleges, a liberal arts consortium of colleges. The other [Read More]

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[VIDEOS] Advice for conservative students and a fantasy speech from the high school principal

In my last several posts, I’ve been blogging about the horrors of America’s liberal arts colleges. Thankfully, Dennis Prager offers a couple of antidotes, both practical and idealistic. The first Prager video features Matthew Woessner, a political science professor at Penn State Harrisburg, who offers some tips to those conservative [Read More]

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Liberal arts colleges — making young adults mentally ill (Warning: NSFW)

They say that to a hammer everything is a nail. After a full-bore orientation at an obscenely expensive liberal arts college (“OELAC”) in the Midwest, I can say with some confidence that to OELAC’s administrators every incoming freshman is a bundle of pathologies. Really. During one talk, we were assured that [Read More]