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San Franciscans complaining of increased crime near hotels housing homeless

| November 13, 2020 | 70 Comments
San Franciscans complaining of increased crime near hotels housing homeless

Residents near hotels the City of San Francisco and the State of California are housing homeless people in are complaining about the increase in crime. Not just the “victim-less” crimes like open drug usage, daytime public sex act performances, and your other typical homeless issues. They’re complaining about increases in shootings, burglaries, and other major […]

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More racism in academia

| October 21, 2020 | 62 Comments
More racism in academia

This one comes from the University of Minnesota. City Pages reports on the conservative media outrage over an “anti-racist” class the public school is putting on. Get a load of this; The course is called “Deconstructing and Decentralizing White-ness in Practice.” It’s described as a sort of 12-step program: a recovery path for white people […]

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Berkeley, California continues being struck by the Good Idea Fairy

| September 25, 2020 | 60 Comments
Berkeley, California continues being struck by the Good Idea Fairy

The KoB sent along the news that Berkeley has outlawed junk food in the register aisle. Berkeley is gearing up to become the first city in the nation to ban junk food from the checkout line in grocery stores. In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council passed the “healthy checkout” ordinance. Come March 2021, when […]

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Tesla Ticketed

| September 24, 2020 | 11 Comments
Tesla Ticketed

  Priceless: Tesla speeds on down the road while the driver and passenger take a nap. https://globalnews.ca/news/7340881/driver-sleeping-iself-driving-speeding-telsa-qeii/ It happened in the province of Alberta, CA, and the Tesla was moving at 150 KPH – really quite fast, since 100KPH is 62 MPH down here, and 150 KPH comes to just under 95 MPH. Yes, the […]

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More evidence of the law of unintended consequences

| September 18, 2020 | 11 Comments
More evidence of the law of unintended consequences

The Washington Examiner is reporting that Princeton University is facing a Department of Education investigation into the college’s “embedded” racism. One would not be wrong to jump to conclusions that this would be in relation to racist admissions systems like at Harvard that these wealthy schools and the left in this country fight tooth and […]

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“I have a right to make sure that my home is secure”

| August 21, 2020 | 31 Comments
“I have a right to make sure that my home is secure”

I agree with the headline, as I’m sure almost everyone reading here will as well. The quote came from none other than the Mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot. The Chicago Tribune was interviewing her and the police superintendent on an unrelated matter when they asked about a Tribune report that heard police have banned protesters […]

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Licensed Guides at Gettysburg raise alarm of “major threat” to Civil War monuments

| August 8, 2020 | 32 Comments
Licensed Guides at Gettysburg raise alarm of “major threat” to Civil War monuments

CBS21 reports that the Licensed Battlefield Guides at Gettysburg have sounded the alarm regarding the House of Representatives assault on history. Specifically the House-passed bill would remove all Confederate monuments, statues, and commemorative plaques that help guide visitors through the historic battlefield. From the article; “We urge the U.S. Senate to strip out this provision […]

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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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