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The New Guard Touts “Safetyism” As A Right.

| June 5, 2020 | 31 Comments
The New Guard Touts “Safetyism” As A Right.

Emails have been zipping around La Casa De AW1Ed today about a brand new Civil Right. It was conjured up at the NY Times by FNGs there in defiance of those older, more traditional liberal staff member’s dated ideals. Without being too much a spoiler, the New Guard is espousing the dominance of Safetyism, the […]

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Prepare Ye Now, Lest Ye Want for Detergent Later

| May 23, 2020 | 21 Comments
Prepare Ye Now, Lest Ye Want for Detergent Later

Economists have started warning us of a deep global recession down the road, and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve is in favor of a second round of stimulus checks. I’ve brought this up before, when it started back in March. https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/a-second-stimulus-check-from-the-irs-whats-going-on-with-round-2/ Meanwhile, Maxine Waters does not want small businesses reopening. She’s much too full […]

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Academia and the Religion of Peace

| May 10, 2020 | 14 Comments
Academia and the Religion of Peace

Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. The First Amendment to the Constitution, the backbone […]

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Justice Department: 45% of Blacks at Harvard Admitted Through Illegal Race Preferences

| February 26, 2020 | 42 Comments
Justice Department: 45% of Blacks at Harvard Admitted Through Illegal Race Preferences

(Banner photos courtesy of the Project on Fair Representation) Potrooper sends us this article on illegal racial preferencing at Harvard, surprising exactly no one. More than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, recent studies, complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education, and lawsuits filed against Harvard University and […]

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MRFF Is At It Again

| January 21, 2020 | 33 Comments
MRFF Is At It Again

Looks like Mikey Whinestein is at it again. He wants inspirational dogtags to be verboten to the troops. https://www.militarytimes.com/opinion/commentary/2020/01/19/anti-religion-group-seeks-to-deny-troops-inspirational-dog-tags/ From the article:  When America sends her men and women into harm’s way, she is duty-bound to ensure those brave men and women are equipped for battle. Our military is obligated to prepare our troops for […]

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There Is a Disturbance In This Farce

| January 2, 2020 | 26 Comments
There Is a Disturbance In This Farce

This Article/op-ed piece examines what may/may not happen in Virginia re: gun control/confiscation. https://forwardobserver.com/eyes-on-virginia-2020-heres-what-to-expect/ This article reviews the VA governor’s threat of confiscation, using the National Guard: https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/national-guardsman-we-will-not-comply-if-ordered-by-virginia-governor-to-arrest-police-confiscate-guns/ Apparently, the Virginia governor’s confiscation plan and attempts at gun control are not going to just backfire right in his face; they may also stir the rebellious […]

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Top 5 2020 doomsday predictions…

| January 1, 2020 | 50 Comments
Top 5 2020 doomsday predictions…

Unavailable for comment. Oops… All those predictions of doom and gloom from the last ten or so years, where are they? From running out of oil to vanishing icecaps, here are the five top flops. …that didn’t pan out By Maxim Lott 1) The U.S. may warm 6 degrees F from 1990 to 2020 In 1990, […]

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UC Berkeley Instructor…

| November 12, 2019 | 147 Comments
UC Berkeley Instructor…

Another article from Poetrooper, courtesy of UC Berkeley. Lars? Is that you? …Rural Americans Are ‘Bad People’ by Tom Ciccotta An instructor at UC Berkeley argued that “rural Americans” are “bad people” who have made “bad life decisions” in a tweet that he has since deleted. UC Berkeley instructor Jackson Kernion said that “rural Americans” […]

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