July 25, 2017
Education

Satirizing Self-Satire

May 8, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    As I tell my students when we’re dealing with common literary terms, satire is a form of comedy where one makes fun of individuals or institutions by exaggeration, or by telling the whole truth about them. I suppose I should update the definition a bit, because [Read More]

Education

Wellesley students love them some Stalinism

April 14, 2017 Doug Hagin 0

Snowflakes or Totalitarian starter kits? The editorial staff of Wellesley College’s student newspaper recently wrote that anyone who dares utter a politically incorrect thought should be met with “hostility.” In other words, expressing “incorrect” views might prove dangerous. This is Liberal tolerance. Embrace indoctrination, or else “We have all said [Read More]

PC-Silliness

Is Twitter censorship Constitutional?

April 13, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

It is no secret that Twitter (Facebook AND Google) has been censoring Conservatives, Independents, and Libertarians under the guise that they are private entities and have the right to decide who can use their sites and who cannot. The extent of Twitter and Facebook’s purging of non-Progressives are sending up [Read More]

Donald Trump

You’re On a List

March 21, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

I have noticed for weeks that many of my posts show up late in my Twitter feed and other times, they do not show up at all. In addition, when opening my twitter feed, I find that it’s several hours to a day behind leading me to wonder what the [Read More]

Politics

National Review cruise — The First Amendment

November 21, 2016 Puma ByDesign 0

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m reposting her account of an NRO Cruise she’s embarked on . Enjoy! November 14, 2016 Today’s seminars were about the First and Second Amendment discussions. Both panels were interesting but I was absurdly gratified to discover that, with few exceptions, nothing was said that we [Read More]

Education

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

September 17, 2016 Bookworm 1

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]