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30 September, 2015
Zimmerman strikes back
What Zimmerman encountered on that fatal night
After George Zimmerman killed a black thug in self defence, he became
a whipping boy for the whole American Left, egged on by the New York
Times and most of the rest of America's media. To this day, the
media still use a photo of Trayvon Martin as a kid rather than a picture of the late-teen thug that pounced on Zimmerman.
Therre was never any real doubt that Zimmerrman acted in self-defence and a subsequent trial confirmed that. The abuse of Zimmerman still continues however, but George is not intimidated. He strikes back
at his trolls with sarcasm and abuse. He gives as good as he gets.
He trolls the trolls. They hate that. Abuse and insult is
supposed to be a Leftist preserve. Some episodes below
Last month, Zimmerman referenced Martin’s death when someone sent him the message: ‘It’s slap-an-idiot Wednesday.’
He replied: ‘We all know how it ended for the last moron that hit me. Give it a whirl cupcake.’
Hours later, he posted numerous racial slurs in a series of tweets as
well as a selfie he took as he smoked a cigar in a swimming pool.
He posted pictures of Michael Brown and Vester Flanagan with the caption: ‘If @BarackObama had two sons’.
Zimmerman also branded President Obama an ‘ignorant baboon’ for his
statements about the high number of gun-related deaths in America after
the on-air shooting of WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam
Using a number of homophobic slurs, he wrote: ‘Pansy Fester [sic] lee
Flanagan, too much of a daisy to deal w/racism. Murders 2 whites. Hate
crime, 100%. Racist Obama says nothing condeming [sic].’
Black Country flag ‘offensive and insensitive' says leading racism campaigner
The Black country is a part of the English Midlands that was central
to England's coal-based industrial revolution. So much coal was
burnt in its foundries and furnaces that the whole area was black
with soot -- hence the name. There are also important differences
in language, with Black Country speech harking back to Old English in
some ways. So people there are proud of their history, region,
people and culture. Attacking all of that is therefore deeply
offensive to them. But they reply with English moderation.
Nobody risks physical attack
The ignorant critic
The Black Country flag is offensive, says a leading racism campaigner
who complains that chains made in the area were used to shackle slaves.
Political activist Patrick Vernon OBE described the flag as ‘offensive
and insensitive’ and said its chains were a ‘disturbing’ image of an
industry that profited from the transatlantic slave trade and colonial
rule in Africa.
His comments - today dismissed as ‘political correctness garbage’ - came
as thousands of people celebrated the region’s history over the weekend
in The Black Country Festival and Cradley Heath’s Women’s Chainmakers’
Mr Vernon, who grew up in All Saints, Wolverhampton, and is a former
London Labour councillor, said the Black Country had shied away from
addressing the role its industries played in slavery and that community
leaders were trying to ‘pretend it never happened’.
“The chain being used as a symbol in the flag is insensitive,” he said.
“Shackles and manacles that were made by chainmakers in the Black
Country were used to incarcerate slaves in North America, on plantations
and in colonial Africa.
The flag itself was designed by a 12-year-old schoolgirl, linking
together our region’s proud glass-making heritage as well as its heavy
industry and foundries, illustrated by the chains.
The colours signify the ‘black by day, red by night’ nature of our town’s during the industrial revolution.
The flag has been adopted by hundreds of thousands of people as a proud
symbol of this area, popping up all over the world at football matches,
cricket tests and even the Glastonbury Festival.
One of the many great things about the Black Country is that it is a
beacon for integration, racial and religious tolerance that we believe
is unmatched anywhere in Britain.
The flag is a symbol of pride in our region and its industrial heritage –
but also one of multi-cultural integration so natural that people round
here don’t really feel the need to talk about it.
Mr Vernon’s comments have caused outrage among MPs and top councillors on the eve of Black Country Day tomorrow.
Dudley North Labour MP Ian Austin said: “This is ridiculous nonsense.
The Black Country Festival brings everyone from our diverse communities
together. If he had come to Stone Street Square this weekend he would
have seen people off all races and backgrounds enjoying the fun. It was
an example of what makes our society something to celebrate.
29 September, 2015
UK: Racist hats?
A Mexican restaurant has been banned from handing out free sombreros to
students because the publicity stunt was branded 'racist' by university
Pedro's Tex-Mex Cantina, a Norwich restaurant, gave the hats to
University of East Anglia students at a freshers' fair in the city in a
bid to drum up business from the student population.
But officials at the students' union, where the fair was held last week,
took the sombreros from students and ordered the restaurant to stop
giving them out because they thought it was offensive for non-Mexicans
to wear them.
The union said it breached an advertising policy sent to stallholders,
which said: 'Discriminatory or stereotypical language or imagery aimed
towards any group or individual based on characteristics will not be
permitted as part of our advertising.'
One first-year student told student newspaper The Tab: 'It's ridiculous –
it's a comedy hat, not some sort of sacred religious dress. Who is
going to get offended? Speedy Gonzales?'
Pedros Tex-Mex Cantina is an independent, family-owned restaurant that
opened in 1991 in Norwich. The restaurant is highly rated on
review site TripAdvisor and dishes up a variety of traditional Tex-Mex
dishes, including nachos, chilli and tacos.
Putting your arm around someone is not an ‘act of ownership’
In a recent interview with the Mail on Sunday, Dame Helen Mirren,
award-winning actress and Naturist of the Year 2004, said that, ‘It
annoys me when I see men with an arm slung round their girlfriend’s
shoulders. It’s like ownership.’
In response to Mirren’s comments, many tried to discredit her by digging
out images in which a man had his arms draped around her on the red
carpet. But others came to her support. Writing in the Guardian, Lucy
Mangan said that ‘it is a sign of ownership, undoubtedly… the male
equivalent of the girlfriend’s hand on a man’s lapel’.
Frankly, it’s a struggle to see how either are in any way problematic.
It seems like Western culture is becoming increasingly hypersensitive.
From calling creepy compliments ‘misogynistic’ to accusing people of
committing ‘microaggressions’ simply for not believing in race, we are
increasingly obsessed with reading unconscious biases into everyday
social interactions, and constantly thinking the worst of our fellows.
The intention behind what one says or does no longer matters; it is the
way in which the words or actions are perceived by others that matters
today. Consequently, people can be pilloried for committing wrongs they
weren’t even aware existed.
It is ridiculous to read physical gestures between men and women as
self-evident acts of ownership. Such constant offence-taking will only
suck the fun, and, indeed, the romance, out of modern life.
28 September, 2015
Unruly behavior by Africans? IMPOSSIBLE!
The head of the committee which oversees the hajj pilgrimage has sparked
outrage by blaming pilgrims of 'African nationalities' for the stampede
which killed more than 700 people.
In what was the worst disaster in a quarter-century to strike the annual
event, 769 people died two days ago when the stampede broke out in
Mina, about three miles from Mecca, during the symbolic stoning of the
The comment provoked a storm of condemnation, with critics describing it
as 'more obscene than racism' while others said authorities should
focus on determining what went wrong, rather than blaming ethnic groups.
But pilgrims blamed the stampede on police road closures and poor
management of the flow of hundreds of thousands of pilgrims in searing
Abdullah al-Sheikh, chairman of the Shura Council, an appointed body
which advises the government, stressed that pilgrims must stick to 'the
rules and regulations taken by the security personnel... In doing so
they protect their lives, their security and facilitate their performing
of the rituals.'
Is this racist?
An American-born doctor of Indian parentage, Farah Khan, calls the
incidents she recalls below "racist". But are they? Could
they simply be cautious? I would suspect that underlying the
request not to be treated by an Indian doctor is a realistic fear that
the Indian doctor will be incompetent.
overseas-trained doctors, mostly from the Indian sub-continent, have
four times the rate of adverse findings made against them by medical
authorities compared to British-trained doctors. So Indian doctors in
Britain definitely are more perilous. The lower training standards
in their home country and their different culture do provably make them
less safe with patients.
But of course doctors who get their training in a Western country should be OK regardless of their ancestry.
there, however, there may be a problem due to language ability.
An Indian-born person may have an American medical degree but make
mistakes through not understanding English well. In England, for
instance, a patient might tell a doctor or a nurse that they want to
"spend a penny". What do we make of that? You may have to be
English born to know that the patient needs to pee.
there is the problem of affirmative action. Africans tend to be
passed through the educational system regardless of their
attainments. For that reason even some Africans refuse to be seen
by an African doctor. They are wise to do so in some instances.
the Dr. below has a just complaint but the patient may simply be overly
cautious, not racist. If Dr. Khan had explained to the "problem"
patient that both her birth and her training had been in America, I
think the problem would have vanished -- JR
I remember early in my residency, a patient specifically requested that
no “foreigners” take care of her. This request was made in passing, one
time, to her primary doctor, who happened to be white. It never came up
again while she was in the hospital, so nothing was ever really done
Fast forward a year or so later in my residency when a patient’s family
explicitly requested, well, actually demanded, that no Indian doctors
directly care for their mother. This was a little problematic, from a
medical and technical aspect, given that the majority of her primary
team of doctors was, in fact, some variety of Indian.
As you can imagine, this situation was also ethically, morally, and
personally problematic. I wish I could say that this situation was
handled well and all misunderstandings were cleared—but the racism and
disrespect of this request were brushed away, and the medical team was
told by the powers that be to handle the situation with sensitivity.
Excuse me, what?
27 September, 2015
Brit was unaware of what a BAD word 'watermelon' is
A Channel 4 presenter has apologised after being accused of using a
racial slur when he said Barack Obama was ‘smiling like a split
watermelon’ during a meeting with the Pope.
The use of the phrase during a report on the pontiff's high-profile
visit to the US last night sparked anger and dismay among those
Matt Frei, Europe Editor for Channel 4 News, quickly moved to apologise
and said he wasn't aware the watermelon is often considered a symbol of
racism towards black people in America.
It dates back to a stereotype that the fruit is a favourite of African Americans.
Must not mention whiteness
A customer who ordered a curry from an Indian restaurant in the UK was a
little shocked when he returned home and read the receipt.
Stuart Lynn, 44, asked for his curry to be served mild when he ordered
from Valentine Restaurant in west London, reports the Mirror.
When he returned home he checked his takeaway docket which read: “VERY MILD, WHITE PPL”.
Mr Stuart construed the text as a racist insult. “It implies we can’t
deal with strong curries. I do like a hot curry sometimes. I just
fancied a mild one for a change. I thought it was very rude of them,” he
said. “It was the first time I’ve been in there and I won’t be
25 September, 2015
Liberal Hate 101: The double standard in social media
His name is C.J. Pearson. At the age of 12, this Georgia student has
racked up over a million views on the video sharing site YouTube. His
video is popular because in it he criticizes His Holiness, Glorious
Leader Barack Obama. Now, criticizing Barack Obama normally makes one a
racist – immediately and incontrovertibly. C.J. Parsons, however, is
black, so allegation of racism were perhaps not quite as swiftly hurled
as they might otherwise be when the sacred cow that is Barry The One is
Liberals, incidentally, love allegations of racism specifically or, more
generally, hatred. They love to equate any and all criticism of them,
their beliefs and the changes they wish to make within society – most of
which are self-destructive and harmful – as “hatred.” If they can
marginalize all conservative thought as “hate,” as “insensitive,” as bad
or wrong on its face, they can effectively silence all opinions that do
not jibe with their own. That is precisely what is happening.
Well, C.J. Pearson has had his Facebook account locked for his
criticism. He isn’t the first. Rumors that Facebook routinely suspends
conservative groups’ and individuals’ pages have persisted for some time
now. Just recently, yet another account created by the pro-veteran
website “Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children” was suspended by Facebook
because the owner shared a meme critical of Muslims.
Across social media, conservatives are routinely shouted down, shut up,
silenced, suspended and banned not because they have broken the rules,
but because the opinions they hold are wrongfully deemed “hate.” It’s no
secret that the folks who run the major social media sites – Facebook
and Twitter among them – are left of center. You should not, therefore,
be surprised when your own accounts are locked down. Meanwhile,
left-wingers can make as many threats and post as much personal
information about you as they like.
Must not associate Mexicans with criminality
Restaurateur tries to draw attention to his new restaurant -- gets more attention than he bargained for
Did you know that of the 57,080 individuals that call New Brunswick
home, 26 percent identify as Mexican? According to restauranteur Andrew
Schiff, that means that within the next 30 days, there will be about
14,840 Mexican New Brunswick residents who will FINALLY be able to get
their hands on the “true flavors” of “real Mexican food” in New
Brunswick. Where you may ask? At no place other than a new Easton Avenue
restaurant, called “Criminals and Tacos.”
Yes, you read that right. 14,840 children, mothers, fathers, workers and
residents of New Brunswick will have to face a storefront bearing
depictions of the very stereotype that they work so hard to disprove
every day. A painstaking instance of blatantly offensive appropriating
of Mexican culture at the heart of the city we all call home.
I urge each and every one of you reading this to boycott this restaurant
as soon as it opens. Do not even give it a try. A business that
exploits Mexican culture and perpetuates harmful and dangerous
stereotypes does not deserve your money or your business.
24 September, 2015
UK: Significance of drowned boy must not be questioned
Katie Hopkins causes rage by pointing out the now well-known reality. How dare she disrupt an attempt at self-preening?
In response to an appeal for people to open up their homes to Syrian
refugees, Katie Hopkins has said that Britain has been 'conned' into
taking action by 'that picture of that child'.
The picture the controversial columnist is referring to is the haunting
image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose body washed up on a beach in
Bodrum when he drowned trying to flee the fighting in Syria with his
The mother-of-three made the comments during a 'blazing row' with George
Gabriel from humanitarian charity Citizens UK on LBC Radio this
morning, which culminated in Hopkins calling him a 'left-wing vegan
'It's absolutely typical of you people that one photograph allows them to be completely swayed,' said Hopkins.
'Because what we're talking about there is your feelings. You felt that
because you saw that picture of that child - this isn't about making you
When Gabriel challenged Hopkins to contest the fact that the child died
trying to get to safer shores, she accused the charity representative of
not doing his research.
'They were living a very happy and settled life in Turkey, but the
father allegedly needed to cross those waters in order to get a better
life for his family.
'But they were in a safe place, they lived in Turkey - so you need to research your facts before talking sir.'
Hopkins next accused the photo of Aylan being used as a emotional blackmail to 'con' Britain into re-homing refugees.
'None of the neighbouring nations, the Muslim countries that surround it
- some of the five richest nations on the planet - they have not
taken in one single refugee, and why do you think that might be sir? Why
do you think it is that Britain's been conned into doing this by one
photo?' she said.
Students At Wesleyan Demand Abolition Of Free Press
Severe Leftist censorship attempt in response to a balanced article
The student newspaper of Connecticut’s Wesleyan University is being
targeted with a boycott by left-wing activists who say the paper doesn’t
do enough to accommodate “minority voices.”
The trouble for The Wesleyan Argus began a week ago when the paper
published an op-ed by student Bryan Stascavage, who criticized the Black
Lives Matter movement for having members who allegedly support
anti-police violence. Students expressed so much outrage at the piece
that just days later the paper published a staff editorial apologizing
“The opinions expressed in the op-ed do not reflect those of The Argus,
and we want to affirm that as community members, we stand in solidarity
with the Black Lives Matter movement,” the editorial said. The paper
promised to publish a “Black Out” issue written entirely be racial
minorities in order to atone for its sins, and also said it would
institute a tougher fact-checking process to stop “questionable
information” from being published.
But critics aren’t satisfied. On Sunday, during an open forum of the
Wesleyan Student Assembly, a petition signed by 147 students and faculty
demanded a boycott of the Argus and for the paper to lose its funding
from the school.
23 September, 2015
Student punished for American flag shirt
Leftist educators at work. Leftists hate Old Glory. They trample on it or burn it when they can
A North Texas student was punished recently for wearing an American flag
T-shirt to school. An administrator at Seagoville High School
determined that the shirt violated the dress code.
The boy wearing the shirt, named Jaegur, was facing in-school-suspension
on his record, but his mom apparently knew more about the dress code
than that educator.
Jaegur is a junior at Seagoville High School. He’s passionate about ROTC
and hopes to earn a scholarship through the program. “He wants to go
into the military,” said Shelly. “He wants to help people, and any bad
marks doesn't look good.”
But Monday, Shelly says an administrator asked Jaegur to lift his
hoodie. “Underneath that shirt, he was wearing [the American flag]
shirt,” said Shelly.
When Jaegur lifted his hoodie, he was sent to in-school suspension.
Seagoville High doesn’t require uniforms; just that students wear solid
color shirts. The only exceptions are made for school and college logos
or shirts supporting the military.
“Why doesn't [the shirt Jaegur wore] count?” FOX 4’s Diana Zoga
said. “I have no idea,” said Shelly. “I would like that answer.”
Shelly, who works the nightshift at a hospital, lost sleep driving to
Jaegur’s school, only to have the assistant principal stand by the
“If he was breaking the rules, he would be punished and he would have to
honor whatever they give him, but he wasn't, and I have to stand by him
for that,” said Shelly.
So, Shelly requested an explanation in writing, and FOX 4 started asking the district questions.
While FOX 4 was with Shelly on Tuesday, she received a call from the
principal, who apologized for all the trouble and confirmed that yes,
the American flag can be worn in school.
“The fact that acknowledging it is huge, and the fact that they're
willing to stand by and see mistakes and grow from them, that means a
lot,” said Shelly.
Seagoville High is in the Dallas Independent School District. It confirms that flags can be displayed on clothing.
The school’s principal said he was off campus on Monday when the incident happened.
He also explained to Shelly that the in-school suspension time doesn’t go onto a student’s disciplinary record.
No Muslims for President?
Given the hostility to non-Muslims written in the Koran, how could a
Muslim be given the powers of the Presidency? It would be
insane. But that decision has to be by the people, no-one
else. Carson was right in spirit but wrong in detail.
Ben Carson embarrassed himself badly over the weekend when he said on
"Meet The Press" that he opposed having a Muslim serve as president of
the United States, saying that Islam was not "consistent" with the
Constitution — although he did allow that perhaps a Muslim could serve
in Congress under certain circumstances.
That's outrageous, but it's not so far out of the mainstream for
Republican presidential contenders of late. It's also sort of ironic
given that nearly half of Republican voters think Dr. Carson's nightmare
— a Muslim in the White House — has already happened. At least 43
percent of GOP voters mistakenly think President Barack Obama is a
Muslim, according to a recent CNN poll (it's 54 percent if you believe
the earlier findings of a Public Policy Polling survey).
Dr. Carson's Sunday morning gaffe was so egregious, however, that it
drew rebukes from at least two fellow candidates with strong ties to
evangelicals and extremely conservative views on matters of foreign
policy and the military, Sens. Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham, the former
pointing out that the Constitution bans a religious test for public office and the latter noting, correctly, that "America is an idea, not owned by a particular religion."
22 September, 2015
Not much tolerance in Hawaii
Two letters (to a newspaper in Hawaii) below tell the story
Mr. James Borden enjoyed a curiously sympathetic profile in Sunday’s
Tribune-Herald (Aug. 23). But his grisly anti-abortion signage is only
his latest outrage. For months, he displayed signs calling President
Obama a Muslim jihadist, with a caricature of him as a black rat lynched
in a noose!
The offensive messages he paints and displays on his truck certainly are
protected by the First Amendment, and he likewise is free to practice
whatever it is he calls his “religion.” No one could legally object if
he drove his hate-wagon through the streets all over town, or declaimed
his opinions from a pulpit on private property. But his so-called church
is squatting in a public park, and he is exploiting Hilo’s tolerance
Fortunately, there is an easy way for Hawaii County to minimize the
impact of Mr. Borden’s venom on Kinoole Street, without restricting his
Simply cut the time for street parking on the makai side, along Lincoln Park, to just one or two hours.
Take back the park
I am writing this letter out of concern for the families who would like
Lincoln Park to be a nice place to visit. My family is one of them.
It is not in the best interest of the public to be bombarded with (James
Borden’s) hateful, politically divisive and grotesque images and
messages when trying to visit a children’s playground. Many of the
messages and images I have seen there are not fit for viewing by young
Yet, Lincoln Park was built to suit the needs of families in Hilo with
young children, to give them a safe, colorful place to play and meet new
friends. I do not find it acceptable that certain individuals use
Lincoln Park as a place to post reminders of the worst and darkest
offerings of the world when the park was built to be just the opposite.
I also do not believe calling attention to these issues in this way is
in any way conducive to helping solve any problems, but instead creates
the problem of needlessly traumatizing innocent visitors to this
centrally located Hilo park.
I’m asking this city’s lawmakers to help its citizens rid Lincoln Park of this nuisance.
‘Dear Fat People‘: no one should be safe from mockery
Nicole Arbour, a Canadian comedian known for her YouTube channel, has
sent the Twittersphere into overdrive. The reason for the fury? She made
a video titled ‘Dear Fat People’, in which she dared to joke about
people who are – let’s not mince words – fat. The humourless lot
attacked one of the last strongholds of non-safe space, the internet, by
forcing YouTube temporarily to suspend her video together with her
entire channel. If this had happened even 10 years ago we would be
stunned by such a censorious reaction. But, in the age of political
correctness, the outcome was rather predictable.
The transatlantic offence police decided that Arbour’s video wasn’t just
unfunny, but morally abhorrent. ‘Comedy has moved away from fat jokes
that obvious’, stated Guardian writer Lindy West. A scribbler for Salon
went even further, denouncing the clip as a form of hate speech.
What this hysterical reaction misses is that comedy should be free to be
infantile and regressive. Visit any open-mic event and you’ll find
enough witless comedians bombing on stage to make you cringe for weeks.
When it comes to subject matter, no matter how regressive it might seem,
some things just don’t have an expiration date. The question should be
whether a comic can make something funny, not whether or not they should
dare say it in the first place.
Nicole Arbour has re-uploaded the same video, with the new title of ‘The
Most Offensive Video’. But given the far-reaching scope of
offence-takers, who’s to say short jokes won’t beat it to the top of the
offending list tomorrow? We should dread the idea of socially
responsible comedy. Like progressive ideas, good comedy often comes from
those who aren’t afraid to cause offence.
21 September, 2015
"Yellowface" is now bad too
All the Japanese people that I know have quite fair skin so this seems a folly all-round
A production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” planned for New York
this December was canceled after it drew criticism over how its largely
non-Asian cast planned to portray the stereotyped Japanese characters
and culture that are often seen as central to the work, the New York
Gilbert & Sullivan Players announced on their website.
The troupe “never intended to give offense and the company regrets the
missed opportunity to responsively adapt” the show this December, the
troupe’s executive director, David Wannen, wrote in a statement on the
website. The company plans to mount another popular Gilbert and Sullivan
work, “The Pirates of Penzance,” in its place for six performances at
the Skirball Center at New York University from Dec. 26 through Jan. 2.
The decision was announced as many arts organizations are rethinking how
they stage classic works that portray different races and cultures
onstage in ways that are now seen as racist or offensive, in an effort
to keep the jarring aspects from getting in the way of what makes those
works great. When the Metropolitan Opera opens its season next week with
a new production of Verdi’s “Otello,” it will break a long performance
tradition by not using dark makeup on its tenor, a practice that has
uncomfortable echoes of minstrelsy and blackface.
Must not mention that many Pacific island nations are poor
Fiji in fact has reliable hydro electricity for the most part so the
comment was ill-informed. Some outlying resorts have their own
generators, which can be unpredictable, however. There are over
300 islands in the Fiji archipelago
ITV commentator Nick Mullins' Rugby World Cup hasn't got off to the best
start with on-air comments about Fiji branded disrespectful
During the call of England's 35-11 victory against Fiji in the World Cup
opener, Mullins said: "They will be back in Fiji around one television
hoping the generator doesn't fail them."
The Twitter response to Mullins comments was instantaneous with the comments slamming the remarks.
Many vented on Twitter their displeasure over what was perceived as an
offensive remark by the commentator for the host broadcaster.
"ITV's commentator said an incredibly disrespectful thing about Fiji tonight," declared @SportsJOEdotie.
"He's a disgrace to the game of rugby!" tweeted @Tarabrowne3.
"Nick Mullins is an absolute embarrassment. Would ITV not have the
vision to get Brian Moore and Johnathan Davies?" added @Leeelzevir.
20 September, 2015
You have to be careful about how you deny being homosexual
Jeremy Kyle was furious when a guest made homophobic remarks on his show and he did not hold back with his cutting response.
The guest George was accused of being gay by his wife Jean but denied the accusations, saying he hated 'f***ing f******'.
Jeremy immediately leapt in calling him a 'stupid man', adding that the
show's producer was gay and had been hurt by his 'disgusting' comments -
and the Twitter community were right behind him.
In response to the programme, one wrote: 'This homophobic d****** is making me want to die.'
Another expressed his dislike of the guest and his respect for the
host's berating, when he tweeted: 'People on the show are genuinely
repulsive but this is quite a victory from JK's perspective.'
George had been brought onto the show by his wife, whose suspicions were
raised by his regular disappearances and also his close relationship
with a male friend.
After the friend in question, Rob, joined the stage on yesterday's how, George went through a lie detector test.
He was found not to have cheated on his wife but Jeremy told him 'that doesn't make you a good person'.
Pictures of women touching their bra are forbidden, verboten, vietato
I say "forbidden" in both German and Italian for emphasis
Actress Jessica Marais has done more than set pulses racing thanks to her new underwear ads.
The series of commercials filmed for Berlei's The Sensation, show's the
blonde bombshell flaunting her figure in a series of different T-Shirt
bra and matching underwear combinations and poking fun at herself.
While wearing a 'sueded fabric' bra, the Love Child actress is seen
touching her bra in a manner like stroking her breast as she runs her
fingers up from the side of her stomach to her shoulder.
The Packed To The Rafter's sexualisation of the every day product has outraged a number of fans, who have hit out online.
Many have flocked to the brand's Facebook page to share their
discontentment about the commercial, which is aired at a time when
children might still be in front of the television.
A 41-year-old woman wrote: 'After seeing these ads on tv there is no
humour and definitely no confident strong female character ...The way
she talks, acts and looks says nothing but immature, childish airhead to
me. Sad, very sad.'
18 September, 2015
Judge who disrespected Pakistani quits his job
For many years in Britain, almost all small businesses have been run
by Indians or Pakistanis so it is easy to assume that that is all that
Pakistanis do. But it isn't and a judge was unwise to say it
was. But was he racist or was he just old and careless?
A judge who allegedly made racist comments in court about an Asian
victim of crime has been forced to resign in shame from his £150,000 a
Judge Terence Hollingworth had asked lawyers to fetch Deepa Patel – the
victim in a serious harassment case - so he could finish sentencing her
But Rachel Parker, prosecuting, told the judge she was unsure whether
Miss Patel would be able to attend court at such short notice due to
However the district judge allegedly replied: ‘It won't be a problem.
She won't be working anywhere important where she can't get the time
off. She'll only be working in a shop or an off-licence.’
When Miss Parker asked the judge to clarify his comments, he added:
‘With a name like Patel, and her ethnic background, she won't be working
anywhere important where she can't get the time off. So that's what
At this point Miss Parker withdrew from the case at Preston Magistrates'
Court and told the judge: ‘I am professionally embarrassed. I cannot
prosecute this case.’
The Crown Prosecution Service later made an official complaint after the
incident on October 30 last year and four weeks later Mr Hollingworth
resigned as a district judge.
A spokesman for the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office said: ‘Judge
Hollingworth resigned as a tribunal judge during the course of the
conduct investigation. He is no longer a judicial office holder in any
Scotland: Must not speak ill of bull terriers
As a former registered bull-terrier breeder, I know a bit about
this. A Staffordshire bull terrier is basically the same breed as a
Pitbull. Pitbulls have just been bred to be fighting dogs.
So it is reasonable to be wary of a Staffie unless you know it
well. American pitbulls are known in Britain and one could easily
be mistaken for a Staffie
Trouble began when Conalter Boarding Kennels, near Crieff, Perthshire,
declined to accept a booking from the owner of a Staffie, because of the
breed’s supposed aggressive nature.
When the dog owner posted a complaint on the kennels’ Facebook page, a
response appeared, branding Staffies ‘ugly, aggressive animals, much
like their owners’.
The remark, which was accompanied by a smiley face symbol, attracted the
ire of Staffie owners when it was shared on Twitter and Facebook.
Nearly 3,000 people have now signed an online petition urging Perth and Kinross Council to close down the kennels.
One signatory and Staffie owner, Paul Scott from Blairgowrie,
Perthshire, said: ‘It makes you wonder how safe any other breed of dog
will be if [the kennel owners] don’t have the skills to handle a dog as
soft as a Staffie.’
Natalie Holmes, who started the campaign, wrote: ‘Due to the
unprofessional approach and the lack of knowledge and integrity, this
boarding kennels deserves nothing less than to be shut down.’
Shena Hogg, 60, who runs the kennels with husband Nigel, claims the
comment was left by a hacker and has nothing to do with her – but she
has maintained her stance against boarding Staffies.
She said: ‘I know there are some that are lovely but I won’t take the
risk because I have children and grandchildren here. It’s a blanket
A spokesman for Perth and Kinross Council said: ‘We only investigate
kennels when licence conditions have been breached and animal welfare is
considered to be at risk.’
Police Scotland have confirmed that they are investigating the threats. A
spokesman said: ‘Police Scotland is aware of the matter and is making
17 September, 2015
Canada: Must not criticise native Canadians
The Bay of Quinte Electoral District Association said on Tuesday that
Sue MacDonell resigned after the association became aware that she “had
posted some inappropriate content on her personal social media site, in
her personal capacity.”
“Upon becoming aware of that content, the Association required and
accepted her resignation effective immediately. The views expressed by
the now former Board member will not be tolerated and do not reflect
those of the Bay of Quinte EDA,” a statement from the association read.
“There will be no further statements with respect to this matter.”
In a Facebook post from January, MacDonell wrote that “if Indians want
to eradicate ‘racism’, then assimilate. Ditch the Hallowe’en costumes.”
She continued: “Or you can continue to blame others for your lack of
industry, and remain perpetual professional victims. It’s up to them.
Apparently, they’re just fine with remaining infants. And they wonder
why people have no respect for them???”
On Sept. 4, MacDonell shared an article saying Cree beauty queen Ashley Callingbull had compared Stephen Harper to Hitler.
Callingbull had previously called on First Nations people to vote out the Conservative leader.
“Ewww ... what a nasty piece of work this one is,” MacDonell wrote
alongside the article. “What a smug, entitled liberal pet she is. These
are the monsters that they create.”
UK: Must not deviate from feminist gospel
Loose Women could face an Ofcom probe after viewers complained about a
poll that asked whether women were ever to blame for being raped.
The regulator said it was still making a decision on whether to pursue
with an investigation after it received 73 complaints about the
September 1 episode of the TV panel show.
The survey was posted online before a discussion on comments made by
rocker Chrissie Hynde, who provoked fierce debate by claiming it was her
own fault she was sexually assaulted at 21.
The mother-of-two sparked a backlash when she said she took ‘full
responsibility’ for being the victim of a sex attack by a biker gang in
the US while high on the sedative Quaalude.
The Loose Women official Twitter account posted: 'POLL: After Pretenders
singer Chrissie Hynde's comments- we're asking is it ever a woman's
fault if she is raped?' More than 87 per cent said 'no'.
In a discussion on the topic, panellists Ruth Langsford, June Sarpong,
Nadia Sawalha and Janet Street-Porter made it clear they did not agree
with the point of view.
But dozens of outraged viewers took to Twitter to criticise the show,
questioning why the debate was even taking place. In the wake of
the criticism, ITV released a statement apologising for the poll.
A spokesperson said: 'Loose Women is a daily talk show centred around
topical debate and this discussion, linked to a recent news story,
involved a full and frank range of views from the panellists.
'We always want to know what our viewers think about topical issues,
however, we accept that the wording of the online poll was misjudged and
we apologise for any offence caused.'
16 September, 2015
UK: ‘Refugees’ good, ‘Migrants’ bad?
What is the most important issue in the debate about the crisis on
Europe’s borders? Is it the causes of the conflict in Syria? Or the
consequences of allowing thousands more people in or trying to keep them
None of that, apparently. To judge by the attitude of some campaigners
and their celebrity spokesmen, it appears that the most important thing
when discussing the transient masses is to use the correct words to
describe them. As so often these days, the attempt to impose a
linguistic etiquette is being used to limit what can be said, which
opinions have a right to be heard. This process risks stifling the open
argument required to decide what we should do.
In the Newspeak of the crisis, the rule appears to be: ‘“Refugee” Good,
“Migrant” bad’ (excuse mixed Orwell references). If you transgress the
rules and use the wrong words you chance being shouted down as at best
xenophobic, at worst some sort of Holocaust denier.
Bono, frontman for celebrity righteousness, spelt it out this week
addressing a world poverty event at Expo 2015 in Milan. ‘We should not
use the word “migrant”’, declared the Christian rock crusader.
‘“Migrant” is a political word, used to take away the real status of
these people. They are refugees. They are running from war.’ They do not
want ‘to live in Italy or Ireland’ declared Bono, for any reason other
than safety. His attempt to ban the word ‘migrant’ was cheered to the
This is worse than trivialisation. It distorts and seeks to dictate a
much bigger discussion. The attempt to police the words we use is also
about policing how we should see and react to the crisis. In particular
it influences whether we view the masses trying to enter Europe as
passive, dehumanised victims deserving pity, or active human agents to
be treated as equals.
James Bond to be edited
The image of a smooth-talking, chain-smoking and sexist James Bond may
be a thing of the past as the latest 007 novel gives him a
Author Anthony Horowitz has revealed the new book Trigger Mortis has
been amended for modern readers and contains anti-smoking messages and
for the first time an ‘outspoken’ gay friend.
Horowitz admitted that while doing so he has had to work carefully to
preserve 007’s characters and attitude as created by the spy novel’s
first author Ian Fleming, who died in 1964.
As the younger generation begins to frown on Bond’s chauvinistic
attitudes and unhealthy lifestyle in the era of political correctness,
Fleming has introduced a cast of new characters who will point out the
error of his ways.
Included will be messages about smoking causing cancer and women who
give the charmer a run for his money as ‘little twists’ have been added
to make the story suitable for the modern reader.
For the first time a Bond girl’s storyline will be followed beyond her
fleeting experience with 007, with the return of Pussy Galore.
In the book, Galore moves in with Bond in London and together they spend their mornings squabbling.
Horowitz, speaking to radio station RTE, said he was keen to keep the new Bond true to the 1950s creation.
But he added that there was an unavoidable issue with the original plot,
because Pussy Galore was cast as a lesbian who cannot help but be
overcome with lust for Bond.
15 September, 2015
Canada: Criticizing Muslims is forbidden! verboten! vietato!
It appears that he is homosexual so he has good reason to criticize Islam. In a Muslim country he would be dead
A Richmond Hill teacher has been fired following a 10-week investigation
into “racist” comments critical of Islam that he allegedly posted
online. Michael Marshall was dismissed following a meeting of the
York Region District School Board (YRDSB) on Tuesday, said board
spokesperson Licinio Miguelo.
Miguelo said no one at the school or the board would be available to
comment further. Marshall could not be reached on Tuesday or
Wednesday for comment.
The investigation began after students at Richmond Green Secondary
School discovered a Twitter account, @firstatheist, which featured a
profile picture of Marshall and numerous tweets mentioning pupils’
The @firstatheist account tweeted more than 4,500 times, including messages that said:
“I get sad when girls I teach decide to wear the hijab. I feel like a failure,”
“Hijabs make me sad.”
“Just have a trailer full of guns roll down the street and arm the ghetto. Oh wait that’s black ppl.”
“Kinda have this perverse urge to wear a hijab for a day and twerk in the street.”
“There is an absolute s***-ton of Muslims at Ikea tonight. Any special occasion?”
“I’m sorry but sharia law is incompatible with my democratic secular
nation. You can have it, but keep it over there in backward land.”
The @firstatheist account has remained inactive since June 25.
Students also discovered the Twitter account linked to a Weebly blog
post dated Aug. 25, 2014, where the author self-identified as a
30-something teacher in Toronto who runs a gay-straight alliance group.
Marshall supervised a GSA club, as well as a slam-poetry society, at
In 2010, a teacher at Woodbridge College named Mike Marshall was given
an “Unsung Hero” award by the Educational Services Committee of District
16. Marshall was a teacher at the school at that time, where his score
on the website ratemyteachers.com was an impressive 4.7 out of 5 stars.
More than 30 reviews on the site rate Marshall positively at Richmond
Green, with students appearing to claim he is an “amazing teacher” who
is “very understanding” and goes “that extra mile.”
UK: You must not call residents sweetie or darling, care home staff told
Care home workers have been reprimanded for calling residents affectionate names such as sweetie, love, darling and handsome.
Critical inspectors told them the terms were ‘patronising and demeaning’ to the dozen adults with learning difficulties.
Staff also use family nicknames for some, such as Parsnip. They hit back
at the ticking off, saying that the residents like the informal terms,
especially those who have no relatives to visit them.
However, officials from the Care Quality Commission have insisted: ‘The
language was meant to be friendly but it could be regarded as demeaning
They highlighted other failings at Brackenley Residential Care Home in
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, marking it as ‘requiring improvement’.
The privately run home has pledged to make changes but declared that it
would continue to call residents by the familiar and affectionate names.
The Southern practice of calling people "Honey" or "Hun" would be out too. Being pleasant is forbidden! verboten! vietato!
14 September, 2015
Must not criticize Pakistanis
As Muslims, they probably deserved the criticisms concerned. Muslims look down on "kuffars"
The Queen's representative in the West Midlands has resigned after
emails containing controversial comments about the Pakistani community
In the messages, Paul Sabapathy, the lord lieutenant for the region, is
reported to have said there was a 'lot of work to do' to teach
Pakistanis 'basic common courtesy and civility'.
The email reportedly said: 'They talk to themselves and do not engage
with the wider community. They are living in the UK not Pakistan.
'Whilst being rightly proud of their Pakistani culture and heritage they
need to explain better and engage more with their non-Pakistani
brothers and sisters if they want their children to succeed as British
The email was apparently sent after he attended an event in Birmingham marking Pakistan Independence Day on August 14.
Sabapathy, who is originally from Chennai, India, has notified
Buckingham Palace of his intention to step down from the role which he
has held for nearly eight years.
He was the first non-white person selected to take the role of lord
lieutenant, whose first duty is to 'uphold the dignity of the Crown'.
The main duties of lord lieutenants are to arrange and receive royal
visits to the region, and present medals and awards on behalf of the
Must not hint that Jews are preferable to Arabs
A former French minister stirred up controversy today after saying
Germany 'took our Jews and gave us Arabs' as France began taking some of
the thousands of refugees arriving in Germany.
Patrick Devedjian, a right-winger who served in the governments of
presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy, made the remark at a
press conference, but quickly tried to backtrack on social media.
'My humorous jest was misplaced,' Devedjian wrote on his Twitter
account, saying he regretted it all the more because he himself helps
refugees in need.
Devedjian, who comes from an Armenian family and now leads the
Hauts-de-Seine region of wealthy suburbs west of Paris, said the joke
was meant to be about Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
As thousands continue to flee poverty and conflict in Africa and the
Middle East, Germany is expected to take in 800,000 asylum-seekers this
year, four times the number in 2014 and far more than any other European
France has said it will take 24,000 refugees over the next two years,
but President Francois Hollande has warned that without a united EU
policy to share the burden of migrants, the borderless Schengen system
13 September, 2015
Must not criticize immodest women
An online petition has branded a radio host as 'inappropriate' with a
'misogynistic and sexist way of thinking' after he 'sl*t shamed' girls
The petition was launched after New Zealand George FM Breakfast host
Thane Kirby, together with co-host Kara Rickard, 's*** shamed' two girls
by judging their Instagram photos.
In a segment which aired on Thursday, Thane and Kara labeled girls who
'sit around and post half-naked pictures of themselves' as 'do-nothing
Stuff.co.nz said a MediaWorks spokeswoman had confirmed the hosts had been suspended.
In the segment the hosts read out the full names of the girls whose
Instagram photos they were judging, one of whom was 20-year-old New
Zealand woman Keely Paige.
Miss Paige, who has overcome an eating disorder, contacted the radio
station to share her story, saying she shared photos on social media
because she finally felt confident with her body and hoped to inspire
Despite reaching out to the station, Kara continued to refer to her as a 's***' after the segment had ended.
Miss Paige has since made her Instagram account private. Miss Paige, who
is currently in Canada, told 95bFM she had never been bullied on such a
big platform before, and while the incident made her cry at first, she
is now determined to make a change.
She said she planned to lodge a complaint with MediaWorks and the
Broadcasting Standards Authority, but the worst part about the incident
was Kara putting other women down.
'She compared me to a car that was gorgeous on the outside but has high miles,' Miss Paige told 95bFM.
Must not oppose abortion
Office Depot is standing by its refusal to print 500 anti-Planned
Parenthood flyers, because the flyer is “graphic” and “hate material”
that persecutes those who support abortion rights, according to a
company explanation obtained The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Maria Goldstein, 42, of Illinois requested the flyers Aug. 20, but an
employee refused, citing corporate policy. Goldstein said she is being
discriminated against because of her religious beliefs, and obtained
In a letter written by attorney Robert A. Amicone, Office Depot said the
refusal had nothing to do with the woman’s religious beliefs, but she
“When I tell people they’re shocked because this is America,” Goldstein
told TheDCNF Thursday. “Office Depot is trying to silence my freedom of
speech and my freedom of religion.”
Goldstein planned to hand them out at her church. The flyers list facts
from Planned Parenthood’s annual report and quotes a prayer calling for
an end to Planned Parenthood.
The prayer is where Office Depot has a problem. The letter
obtained by TheDCNF says that certain language, such as “the killing of
children in the womb” and “the grisly trade of body parts” as well as
referencing the “death camps in our midst” is graphic hate speech by
Office Depot’s standards.
Office Depot policy “prohibits the copying of ‘graphic material,’ which
can include descriptions of dead or dismembered bodies,” Amicone wrote.
Company policy also “prohibits the copying of “hate material” that
advocates for the persecution of groups of people, regardless of the
“To be clear, Office Depot’s position is that the above-quoted language
falls within the definition of ‘graphic material’ and/or ‘hate
material,’ making the refusal to print the flyer appropriate,” the
Goldstein has teamed up with the religious liberty group the Thomas More
Society. They told TheDCNF they will likely file a legal complaint if
Office Depot does not comply.
11 September, 2015
Trump defends Christmas
Speaking to an Alabama radio host Friday, Republican presidential
candidate Donald Trump discussed his religious views and vowed to fight
the so-called war on Christmas.
“There’s an assault on anything having to do with Christianity,” Trump
said on Yellowhammer Radio with Cliff Sims on Friday. “They don’t want
to use the word Christmas anymore at department stores.”
“There’s always lawsuits and unfortunately a lot of those lawsuits are
won by the other side,” Trump said. “I will assault that. I will go so
strongly against so many of the things, when they take away the word
Added Trump: “I go out of my way to use the word Christmas.”
Must not compliment a woman on her looks
Not if she's a b*tch anyway
It was probably meant as a compliment – but for 57-year-old lawyer Alexander Carter-Silk it backfired spectacularly.
The married father-of-two was accused of ‘disgusting’ sexism last night
for messaging high-flying barrister Charlotte Proudman, praising her
‘stunning’ picture on professional networking website LinkedIn.
Miss Proudman – who is the same age as Mr Carter-Silk’s daughter –
responded saying she found his message ‘offensive’ and that she was not
on LinkedIn ‘to be objectified by sexist men’.
Mr Carter-Silk’s full 9.16am message said: ‘Charlotte, delighted to
connect, I appreciate that this is probably horrendously politically
incorrect but that is a stunning picture !!!
‘You definitely win the prize for the best LinkedIn picture I have ever
seen. Always interest to understant (sic) people’s skills and how we
might work together.’
Responding around nine hours later, she wrote: ‘Alex, I find your
message offensive. ‘I am on Linked-in for business purposes, not
to be approached about my physical appearance or to be objectified by
‘Unacceptable and misogynistic behaviour. Think twice before sending another woman (half your age) such a sexist message.’
In a statement released through City law message board RollOnFriday, Mr Carter-Silk claimed his comments had been misconstrued.
He said: ‘Most people post pretty unprofessional pictures on LinkedIn,
my comment was aimed at the professional quality of the presentation on
LinkedIn which was unfortunately misinterpreted.
10 September, 2015
"Dwarf" is a bad word
A theatre has come under fire after scrapping the word 'dwarf' from its
Snow White pantomime - claiming the term is too offensive.
De Monfort Hall in Leicester has instead renamed their Christmas
production 'Snow White and her Seven Friends', claiming the audience
would 'not feel comfortable' with the term 'dwarf.'
It means the characters of Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, Sneezy
and Sleepy are now going to be played by child actors in the children's
Harry Potter and Star Wars actor Warwick Davies has since branded the
decision 'patronising'. The 45-year-old, who set up an agency
representing short actors in the UK, believes the move is financially
motivated - as dwarf actors can be expensive.
He said: 'Personally, I find it quite patronising when people are
offended on our behalf. 'I'm sure there are those out there who
don't like the term, but as a short actor I want to be given the choice
about whether I appear in panto or not. 'I don't want someone
making that decision for me.
'It loses something if you don't have Snow White's dwarves. I've been in
a lot of pantos and I don't think it's offensive at all.
'The excuse of 'people' being uncomfortable is a poor one - I doubt
they've questioned the audience about whether or not they think the word
dwarf is offensive.
Police cars' 'In God We Trust' decals draw complaints
A police department in a Texas Bible Belt community has placed large "In
God We Trust" decals on its patrol vehicles in response to recent
violence against law enforcement officers, drawing criticism from a
watchdog group that says the decals amount to an illegal government
endorsement of religion.
The decision by police this month to unveil the phrase in Childress, an
agricultural community of some 6,100 people at the southern edge of the
Texas Panhandle, follows a similar move by dozens of other police
agencies elsewhere in the country.
Police Chief Adrian Garcia said he decided to add the decals in response
to recent attacks on law enforcement personnel that have received broad
attention, including the Aug. 28 killing of a sheriff's deputy who was
shot 15 times at a Houston-area gas station.
"I think with all the assaults happening on officers across the country
... it's time we get back to where we once were," Garcia told the Red
River Sun newspaper. He did not respond to an Associated Press request
Other law enforcement agencies have cited different reasons for adding
the phrase to their vehicles. Mark Nichols, the sheriff of Randolph
County, Missouri, said he had it added to his department's fleet in July
out of a sense of patriotism.
"It's our nation's motto and we want to be patriotic toward our country," Nichols said.
He said the Missouri Sheriff's Association previously voted to support
adding "In God We Trust" to sheriff's vehicles across the state.
9 September, 2015
UK: The trivial things feminists get bothered about!
They are continually looking for "oppression" -- and find it even in where things are in supermarkets
A supermarket has come under fire from feminists after they moved a science magazine into the 'men's interest section.
A woman photographed the magazine rack at a Morrisons store in Leeds,
whre copies of the New Scientist magazine were positioned in the 'Men's
& motor' section, away from the gaze of female readers.
Biology graduate Sophia Anam, who posted the snap on the Facebook page
of the univerisity's feminist society, has spoken out about their
outrage that the chain described the title as 'generally a men's general
Speaking to student newspaper The Tab, Sophia said: 'Science is so
incredibly fascinating and exciting - how anybody can argue that any of
these things are 'a men's general interest' is beyond me.
'It's upsetting that even today in the 21st century I can walk into a
supermarket and find that these ridiculous outdated gender stereotypes
Sophia contacted Morrisons to complain about the issue being shelved
among copies of Men's Health, model train magazines and What Car?
The Tab reports that Morrisons replied to her, saying: 'Hi Sophia, after
contacting our buyer on this the reason that this magazine has been
placed under this section is that it is a generally a men's general
'By no means are we implying that can only be purchased by men and we
appreciate that men will also find magazines they regularly purchase
under the other sections, specifically those directed at women.'
The picture of the poorly placed mag was posted on the LUU FemSoc
Facebook page, leading disgruntled members to angrily condemn the
You can't win
"Incorrect" pop stars. Correctness gets ever more complicated
Both Swift and Cyrus have been taking great stances on social issues.
Swift has been vocalizing the issue of sexism, whereas Cyrus has been
expressing her pansexuality and doing amazing things for the LGBT
community and The Happy Hippie Foundation. However, what was overlooked
by Swift on Twitter and in Cyrus’ interview was intersectionality — the
understanding that oppressions are interlinked. This lack of
acknowledgment and understanding made the two artists come off as
stereotypical, white feminists on very high platforms.
It’s important to understand that white feminism does not mean one has
to be white in order to be categorized as a white feminist. It just
means that person is either deliberately or unintentionally overlooking
how oppressions are connected, a common problem for white people. For
them it is difficult for to comprehend that, in order to fight for the
rights of women, they must fight against the oppressions battled by
every type of women, such as women of color, gay women, women in
poverty, transwomen, etc.
The brief discussion by Swift and Minaj on Twitter leading up to the
VMAs really brought Swift’s lack of intersectionality to light. Minaj
was upset with the racism and body-shaming integrated in the music
industry, but all Swift saw was the sexism. After Minaj and her
followers educated her with tweets and posts, Swift was able to
professionally handle herself and learn from her mistake. Apologies were
made and the two performed onstage together on that monumental night.
8 September, 2015
Damon Wayans calls Bill Cosby rape allegations a ‘money hustle’ by ‘unrapeable’ women
He's entitled to his opinion and people are welcome to stop listening to him because of it
COMEDIAN Damon Wayans has come under fire for defending Bill Cosby
against rape allegations and calling some of his accusers “unrapeable”.
During an interview with radio station Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club,
the My Wife and Kids star said: “I just don’t believe it. I think it’s a
When asked what advice he would give Cosby, the 55-year-old actor
replied: “If I was him, I would divorce my wife — wink wink — give her
all my money, and then I would go to a deposition, I’d light one of them
three-hour cigars, I’d have me some wine, and maybe a Quaalude, and I
would just go off, because I don’t believe that he was raping.
“I think he was in relationships with all of them, and then he’s like:
‘You know what, it’s 78, it don’t work no more, I can’t get it up for
any of y’all, bye b*tches,’ And now they’re like, ‘Oh, really? Rape.’
Forty years — listen, how big is his penis that it gives you amnesia for
At this point radio co-host Angela Yee interjected and pointed out that
many of Cosby’s alleged victims first came out with claims against him
“But if you listen to them talk, they go, ‘Well, the first time.’ The
first time? B*tch, how many times did it happen? Just listen to what
Stupid blob talks herself into trouble
She was entitled to her opinion but other people were entitled to condemn her for it
Monica Foy, a Sam Houston State University student, has come under fire
for a tweet she sent out in the wake of the shooting death of Harris
County deputy Darren Goforth.
Goforth was killed Friday in an apparent ambush shooting while he pumped
gas. Shannon Miles, the man accused in the shooting, reportedly had
spent an unknown amount of time under psychiatric care prior to the
Foy’s tweet on Tuesday questioned why so many people cared about
Goforth’s death and suggested that he might have deserved to be shot.
She also wrote that Goforth had “creepy perv eyes.”
Once social media got wind of the tweet it went viral and Foy soon
deleted the tweet. The most recent tweet on her feed came Tuesday
morning and simply said “#blacklivesmatter.” Her entire account has now
since been deleted.
Late Tuesday night her Twitter mentions were full of angry messages regarding her tweet.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Brady Fitzgerald confirmed
on Wednesday that they received a call stating that Foy had an
outstanding warrant for assault causing bodily harm out of Harris
She was arrested at her home in the county after deputies checked the
system. After Foy was taken into custody she bonded out a short
time later, Fitzgerald added. The charge is likely a misdemeanor A.
Foy reportedly was a student at Sam Houston State University.
7 September, 2015
Videos set in Africa must have Africans in them
This makes no sense. There were and are white enclaves in Africa
Taylor Swift's latest music video is being battered by critics who claim
it is racist and pandering to 'rich white fantasies' from a colonial
The video for Wildest Dreams, which was revealed during the MTV VMA
Awards coverage on Sunday, has a mainly white cast and revolves around
two 1950s-era movie stars - played by Swift and Gran Torino actor Scott
Eastwood - filming in Africa.
There are only two black actors, who play soldiers, and they appear in the background. The mock film crew are white.
Director Joseph Khan insists the video is a 'love story' and has no
political agenda. But music fans have rushed to Twitter to describe it
as 'colonial garbage'.
The footage was also also slammed by a number of editorials.
NPR's Viviane Rutabingwa, who has an African heritage, said: 'We are
shocked to think that in 2015, Taylor Swift, her record label and her
video production group would think it was OK to film a video that
presents a glamorous version of the white colonial fantasy of Africa.'
The video's director, Joseph Khan, released a statement to Daily mail
Online, saying: 'Wildest Dreams is a song about a relationship that was
doomed, and the music video concept was that they were having a love
affair on location away from their normal lives. This is not a video
about colonialism but a love story on the set of a period film crew in
'There are black Africans in the video in a number of shots, but I
rarely cut to crew faces outside of the director as the vast majority of
screentime is Taylor and Scott.
'We cast and edited this video. We collectively decided it would have
been historicially inaccurate to load the crew with more black actors as
the video would have been accused of rewriting history. This video is
set in the past by a crew set in the present and we are all proud of our
'Male' and 'Female' OK: Citing Free Speech Concerns, Washington State University Revises Syllabi
As classes are beginning for a new school year, Washington State
University is revising several class syllabi due to concerns over free
"Over the weekend, we became aware that some faculty members, in the
interest of fostering a constructive climate for discussion, included
language in class syllabi that has been interpreted as abridging
students’ free speech rights," WSU Interim President Daniel J. Bernardo
said August 31. "We are working with these faculty members to clarify,
and in some cases modify, course policies to ensure that students’ free
speech rights are recognized and protected.”
Several professors at Washington State University had course guides advising incoming students to avoid certain terms.
Professor Selena Lester Breikss teaches “Women & Popular Culture” at
WSU. On her syllabus she informs students that they risk failing if
they use “oppressive and hateful language” – such as “referring to
women/men as females or males”:
Use of racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, classist, or
generally offensive language in class or submission of such material
will not be tolerated. (This includes “The Man,” “Colored People,”
“Illegals/Illegal Aliens,” “Tranny” and so on - or referring to
women/men as females or males) If I see it or hear it, I will correct it
in class since it can be a learning moment for many students. Repeated
use of oppressive and hateful language will be handled accordingly –
including but not limited to removal from the class without attendance
or participation points, failure of the assignment, and - in extreme
cases - failure for the semester.
"No student will have points docked merely as a result of using terms
that may be deemed offensive to some,” said President Bernardo. “Blanket
restriction of the use of certain terms is not consistent with the
values upon which this university is founded."
6 September, 2015
Must not complain about badly behaved children
A nursery carer who labelled the children in her care w****** and
a******s after she was bitten and spat on has been suspended from her
Hayley Neeson, a trainee 18-year-old early years worker, wrote a series
of expletive-laden Facebook posts about the children at Forgewood
Nursery Centre in Motherwell.
She uploaded the shocking posts after what she said was her first day
back at work, during which she said she had been spat on, bitten and
headbutted by children.
Neeson first described them as a 'bunch ae w******', before responding
to a friend's reply with 'Aye... a a*******', the Daily Record reported.
However, her posts triggered outrage among parents and the community,
and MailOnline understands she has now been suspended and an
investigation into the incident at the North Lanarkshire-run nursery is
One furious mother told the paper: 'I was lying in bed on Monday night
with my little boy when I saw her post and was absolutely disgusted.
'People on her Facebook were outraged as soon as it went up and putting
up comments saying they wouldn’t like their children to be at her
Must not say that pink suits girls
An online listing by Halfords has been labelled 'patronising' after it
said a pink bicycle helmet was perfect for young girls because it made
them look pretty.
The heavily-gendered blurbs were posted online alongside two images of the Bell Amigo Bike Helmet in pink and blue.
Information about the blue helmet - built for 'boys ready for action' -
outlined some of the safety gear's features including good air vents and
a stylish visor.
But the pink helmet was described as for 'lovely little girls who really
enjoy playing on their bikes and looking really pretty when they do'.
It continued: '[The helmet] protects those lovely little heads and can
be fitted to feel perfectly cozy and cool to wear.'
Members of the public took to social media to criticise the post, using #HalfordsSexism to vent their fury.
Kate Gray, mocking the tone of the advert, wrote on Twitter: 'PUT THIS
WIDDLE HELMET ON YOUR PRETTY WIDDLE HEADS YOU PRETTY WIDDLE LADIES, OH
YES, WHO IS A GOOD GIRL.'
And Elizabeth McWilliams wrote: 'I cannot believe @Halfords could write
something so horribly patronising that sounds like it's from another
4 September, 2015
Leftists hate mentions of the Nazis (unless they are doing it)
Hence the complaint below. They don't present any evidence that the comparisons are inaccurate though
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott loves a rhetorical flourish, but it may be time for him to change up his metaphors.
In an interview on the Sydney radio station 2GB on Thursday, the prime
minister linked the Islamic State's brutal techniques of oppression to
the Nazis' attempted genocide of the Jews.
"The Nazis did terrible evil but they had a sufficient sense of shame to
try to hide it," he said. "These people boast about their evil, this is
the extraordinary thing." The discussion came as the Australian
government weighs up whether to join U.S. air strikes in Syria against
The term "Nazis" immediately trended on Australian Twitter, as people expressed their disgust with the comparison.
This hardly the first time Abbott has reached for the National Socialists to make a point.
On the same radio station in September 2014, Abbott made a very similar
argument about the terrorist group. "We’ve seen in the century just
gone, the most unspeakable things happen, but the atrocities that were
committed by the Nazis, by the communists and others, they were ashamed
of them, they tried to cover them up," he explained. "This mob, by
contrast, as soon as they’ve done something gruesome and ghastly and
unspeakable, they’re advertising it on the internet for all to see."
Surely we can agree it's time all politicians retired the Nazis from their verbal repertoire. [What?? No more "Bush=Hitler" placards? I guess not. But will we see "Trump=Hitler"? Seems likely]
PM Abbott is sticking to his guns
Must not portray slaves in games
An internet game called 'Slave Tetris' in which players stack as many
Africans as they can into a ship's hold has been pulled after it caused a
furious reaction online.
It was a segment of a wider game called Playing History: Slave Trade aimed at educating people about the horrors of slavery.
The different shaped blocks of classic title Tetris were replaced with
emaciated black figures wearing only different coloured shorts.
As in Tetris they would appear at the top of the screen and players
would have to arrange them so they fit together, in this case inside the
hold of a slave ship.
The game was designed by Danish firm Serious Games Interactive, whose
CEO Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen wrote his PhD thesis on the 'educational use
of computer games.'
He was savaged on Twitter over Slave Tetris, with on user calling him a
'clueless white Dane' and another saying the game was 'dehumanizing and
On Monday Egenfeldt-Nielsen bowed to pressure and removed the segment
from Playing History: Slave Trade, though the rest of the game is still
available on digital game store Steam.
But he has defended Slave Tetris, saying on Twitter the 'point [was] to
disgust people so they understand how inhumane [the] slave trade was.'
Egenfeldt-Nielsen added it was only a 15 second part of a two hour long
game where participants play as an escaped slave, reports The Daily
In a series of responses to irate Twitter users he admitted he, 'should
of course [have] know[n] how this would have played out,' adding, 'My
naivety will be my doom.'
Egenfeldt-Nielsen also posted: 'Slave Tetris has been removed as it was perceived to be extremely insensitive by some people.
'This overshadowed the educational goal of the game. 'The goal was to
enlighten and educate people — not to get sidetracked discussing a small
15 secs part of the game.
'I have sad earlier that I was sorry that the game harmed some people, and that wasn't the intention.'
3 September, 2015
UK: Must not call retards retards
A veteran town councillor who described children at a special school as 'retards' is being called upon to quit by angry parents.
A petition has been launched demanding Independent councillor Bob
Farrer, 72, who sits on St Neots Town Council and Huntingdonshire
District Council, to step down from his elected posts.
Mr Farrar was previously a UKIP representative after defecting from the
Tories but is now an Independent councillor for the Eaton Ford Ward in
St Neots, Cambridgeshire.
At a meeting of the Swimming Pool Trust in St Neots last Thursday, Cllr
Farrer, who has been a councillor for 22 years, referred to new special
needs school, The Trinity School, as 'a new school which is going to be
The Trinity School, a maintained special school will occupy the old
Huntingdonshire Regional College buildings in St Neots and will cater
for children with a variety of social, emotional and behavioural
The petition, which has already garnered more than 2,100 signatures,
says: 'For an elected official to refer to children with special needs
as 'retards' is wholly unacceptable.
Federal Court Preserves Jesus Statue Against Militant Atheists
A 6-foot tall statue of Jesus that has spent the last 60 years
overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill may stay there, a federal
appeals court ruled Monday.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments from a group of
atheists and agnostics that allowing the statue to remain on U.S.
Forest Service land violates the constitutional separation of church and
Two members of the three-judge panel agreed with U.S. District Judge
Dana Christensen of Montana, who found that the statue's secular and
irreverent uses outweighed its religious uses.
In June of 2013 Christensen wrote that "Big Mountain Jesus has been the
subject of much frivolity over the years," serving as a meeting place
for skiers, a wedding location and being festooned with ski hats,
goggles, Mardi Gras beads and other secular decorations.
2 September, 2015
Must not laugh about illegal immigrants
Carlsberg is a beer popular in Britain
A Tory councillor is being investigated by council chiefs after sharing
photo of a boat full of 14 naked women with a caption reading 'If
Carlsberg did illegal immigrants'.
Mike Kusneraitis, a Conservative councillor on the Tory-run Runneymede
Borough Council in Surrey, said he should be judged on his actions in
the community, not by 'misjudged postings on social media'.
The councillor admitted making a number of 'offensive' postings on a Facebook page, which have now been removed.
Among the postings included a dog with a towel on his head and a
sexually explicit cartoon, both posted on the Facebook page of the
Peoples Front of Egham, which is currently unavailable.
He also posted an image on July 24 showing a boat full of 14 naked
women, with a caption reading 'If Carlsberg did illegal immigrants'.
Writing on his own Facebook page at the weekend, Cllr Kusneraitis, of Egham, Surrey, apologised if he offended anyone.
Attempts to silence provocative historian
Irving is primarily a controversialist. He deliberately stirs
up people. But he is a very knowledgeable historian and is right
to mock the conventional view of WWII. When people call the
socialist Hitler a Rightist, there is clearly something to be debated
about the Hitler era.
I personally don't care whether Hitler
killed 6 million, 16 million or one million. It is in any case a ghastly
example of Leftist brutality and hatred. Irving is in trouble
because he favours a much lower figure than the conventional 6
million. So what? Challenging a consensus is a healthy thing
Holocaust-denying historian David Irving has sparked widespread fury by
organising 'disgusting' tours of concentration camps costing £2,000 for
The disgraced academic, who is a self-confessed fascist, is leading a
tour group to sites in Poland such as Treblinka, Sobibor and Hitler's
'Wolf's Lair' headquarters.
Holocaust memorial groups have accused Irving of insulting the memory of
those killed in the Second World War by spreading 'pro-Nazi propaganda'
on the tours.
And a leading historian claims that the holidays are marketed towards
other Holocaust deniers - adding that it 'surely cannot be right' for
Irving to be allowed to market them.
Irving, 77, is notorious for his attempts to play down the extent of the
Holocaust, and his insistence that Hitler was unaware of the plan to
exterminate the Jews.
Next month, Irving is to take a group of 'international guests' to
Latvia and Poland, where they will visit four concentration camps as
well as the fortress built to be Hitler's headquarters on the Eastern
In promotional material, Irving promises customers the opportunity to
'make up your own mind about the truth' during 'the unforgettable
journey of a lifetime'.
Multiple charities told MailOnline that Irving should be banned from
leading his tour holidays, accusing him of 'insulting the memory of
Holocaust victims and survivors'.
1 September, 2015
Intellectual feebleness at James Madison university
The Viginia university claims to be a research university. The sort
of thinking needed for that doesn't always show in their student
newspaper. I give a few excerpts below from one article asserting that
hate speech causes hate crime.
The proof of that? Two people who assaulted an immigrant claimed to be inspired by the words of Donald Trump.
what about the (say) 100 million other people who heard Trump and did
not assault anybody? Doesn't that prove that Trump's speech is
wonderfully safe and that hate speech does not cause hate
crime? If hate speech does not lead to hate crime in 100 million
cases, what more evidence do we need to conclude that hate speech does
not cause hate crimes?
We do have to look at ALL the evidence,
of course. Not that any Leftist ever does. Reality is so far
inconsistent with Leftist beliefs that they would become
conservatives if they let themselves consider all the evidence.
what evidence do we have that the men would have behaved differently if
they had not heard Trump? There is none. It is just a
And how can we base any generalization on one
instance? It's because we can't that we have statistics. If lots
of people had gone out and bashed illegals after hearing The Donald the
writer might have a case. But as it is, one swallow doesn't
make a summer.
The writer below, Kevan Hulligan, does go on to
scratch through history to find other attacks that have been associated
with hate speech but he finds about three in total over a long span of
years -- which is, I think, excellent proof that hate speech does NOT
cause hate crimes -- the exact opposite of what he asserts.
kid who wrote the guff below really is a poor thing: A very dim
bulb. And his expensive education has done nothing to remedy that,
which is sad
It’s hard to deny that some of the worst aspects of American culture are
embodied by Donald Trump, the current front-runner in the Republican
primary. His abrasiveness, continuous grandstanding, willingness to
insult and denigrate instead of argue and his use of racist rhetoric do
enough to show why such a man shouldn’t have a front desk job at the
Library of Congress, let alone the Oval Office.
Now the racism that took center stage with his immigration comments earlier this year has resulted in someone being assaulted.
On Aug. 19, two brothers from Boston viciously attacked a 58-year-old
homeless Latino man while walking home from a baseball game. They beat
him repeatedly with a metal pole and punched him after urinating on him.
Their said inspiration for this attack? Donald Trump’s racist comments
This entire episode proves what many have been saying for years now:
hate speech inevitably leads to people taking that speech and turning it
into violent hate crimes.
Hate speech from the pro-homosexual lobby in Australia
The governing Liberal Party of Australia, Australia's major
conservative party, has decided to let the nation as a whole decide
whether or not to allow homosexual marriage -- via a referendum or
plebiscite. The Left don't want the people to decide. They
want homosexual marriage NOW. And their behaviour is typically
abusive. Andrew Bolt comments:
The real hate speech so far isn’t coming from defenders of traditional marriage.
No, it’s the same-sex lobby that’s pushing its case with abuse, sneers
and intimidation — a hatred that risks provoking an equally ugly
Sky News presenter Peter van Onselen claimed the Liberals would
drive gays to kill themselves by delaying gay marriage, and that they
thought such suicides “acceptable”.
An Equal Love campaigner who shared a stage with Labor leader Bill
Shorten in Melbourne on Saturday shouted, “Tony Abbott, stick your
plebiscite where the sun don’t shine”.
Celebrity QC Julian Burnside tweeted that all defenders of traditional
marriage were “bigots”, among whom he apparently counts former Labor
prime minister Julia Gillard.
And a Sydney Morning Herald sledged of two panellists on the ABC’s
Q&A, who dared criticise the gay-marriage push, calling them
“tedious”, “tiresome”, a “tinfoil hat brigade”, “a gigantic yawn” and
Why are gay-marriage campaigners stoking up hatred like this?
Why risk provoking an equally ugly backlash? If you continue to
slander your opponents as bigots, haters, knuckle-draggers and morons,
and shout them down and ban their ads, you really are inviting the
hot-headed to respond in kind.
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Is the American national anthem politically incorrect? From the 4th verse:
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust."
"HATE SPEECH" is free speech: The U.S. Supreme Court stated the general
rule regarding protected speech in Texas v. Johnson (109 S.Ct. at
2544), when it held: "The government may not prohibit the verbal or
nonverbal expression of an idea merely because society finds the idea
offensive or disagreeable." Federal courts have consistently followed this. Said Virginia federal district judge Claude Hilton: "The
First Amendment does not recognize exceptions for bigotry, racism, and
religious intolerance or ideas or matters some may deem trivial, vulgar
Even some advocacy of violence is protected by the 1st Amendment. In
Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969), the U.S. Supreme Court held unanimously that
speech advocating violent illegal actions to bring about social change
is protected by the First Amendment "except where such advocacy is
directed to inciting or producing imminent lawless action and is likely
to incite or produce such action."
The double standard: Atheists can put up signs and billboards saying
that Christianity is wrong and that is hunky dory. But if a Christian
says that homosexuality is wrong, that is attacked as "hate speech"
One for the militant atheists to consider: "...it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg" -- Thomas Jefferson
"I think no subject should be off-limits, and I regard the laws in many
Continental countries criminalizing Holocaust denial as philosophically
repugnant and practically useless – in that they confirm to Jew-haters
that the Jews control everything (otherwise why aren’t we allowed to
talk about it?)" -- Mark Steyn
A prophetic comment on Norwegian hate speech laws: As Justice Brandeis
once noted, repressive censorship “breeds hate” and “that hate menaces
stable government,” rather than promoting safety; “the path of safety
lies in the opportunity to discuss freely supposed grievances and
Voltaire's most famous saying was actually a summary of Voltaire's
thinking by one of his biographers rather than something Voltaire said
himself. Nonetheless it is a wholly admirable sentiment: "I disagree
with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it".
I am of a similar mind.
The traditional advice about derogatory speech: "Sticks and stones will
break your bones but names will never hurt you". Apparently people today
are not as emotionally robust as their ancestors were.
The KKK were members of the DEMOCRATIC party. Google "Klanbake" if you doubt it
A phobia is an irrational fear, so the terms "Islamophobic" and
"homophobic" embody a claim that the people so described are mentally
ill. There is no evidence for either claim. Both terms are simply abuse
masquerading as diagnoses and suggest that the person using them is
engaged in propaganda rather than in any form of rational or objective
Leftists often pretend that any mention of race is "racist" -- unless
they mention it, of course. But leaving such irrational propaganda
aside, which statements really are racist? Can statements of fact about
race be "racist"? Such statements are simply either true or false. The
most sweeping possible definition of racism is that a racist statement
is a statement that includes a negative value judgment of some race.
Absent that, a statement is not racist, for all that Leftists might howl
that it is. Facts cannot be racist so nor is the simple statement of
them racist. Here is a statement that cannot therefore be racist by
itself, though it could be false: "Blacks are on average much less
intelligent than whites". If it is false and someone utters it, he
could simply be mistaken or misinformed.
Categorization is a basic human survival skill so racism as the Left
define it (i.e. any awareness of race) is in fact neither right nor
wrong. It is simply human
Whatever your definition of racism, however, a statement that simply
mentions race is not thereby racist -- though one would think otherwise
from American Presidential election campaigns. Is a statement that
mentions dogs, "doggist" or a statement that mentions cats, "cattist"?
If any mention of racial differences is racist then all Leftists are
racist too -- as "affirmative action" is an explicit reference to
Was Abraham Lincoln a racist? "You and we are different races. We
have between us a broader difference than exists between almost any
other two races. Whether it is right or wrong I need not discuss, but
this physical difference is a great disadvantage to us both, as I think
your race suffer very greatly, many of them by living among us, while
ours suffer from your presence. In a word, we suffer on each side. If
this be admitted, it affords a reason at least why we should be
separated. It is better for both, therefore, to be separated." -- Spoken at the White House to a group of black community leaders, August 14th, 1862
Gimlet-eyed Leftist haters sometimes pounce on the word "white" as
racist. Will the time come when we have to refer to the White House as
the "Full spectrum of light" House?
The spirit of liberty is "the spirit which is not too sure that it is
right." and "Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies
there, no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it.
While it lies there it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save
it." -- Judge Learned Hand
Mostly, a gaffe is just truth slipping out
Two lines below of a famous hymn that would be incomprehensible to
Leftists today ("honor"? "right"? "freedom?" Freedom to agree with them
is the only freedom they believe in)
First to fight for right and freedom,
And to keep our honor clean
It is of course the hymn of the USMC -- still today the relentless warriors that they always were.
It seems a pity that the wisdom of the ancient Greek philosopher
Epictetus is now little known. Remember, wrote the Stoic thinker, "that
foul words or blows in themselves are no outrage, but your judgment
that they are so. So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your
own thought that has angered you. Wherefore make it your endeavour not
to let your impressions carry you away."
"Since therefore the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so
necessary to the constituting of human virtue, and the scanning of error
to the confirmation of truth, how can we more safely, and with less
danger, scout into the regions of sin and falsity than by reading all
manner of tractates, and hearing all manner of reason?" -- English poet
John Milton (1608-1674) in Areopagitica
Hate speech is verbal communication that induces anger due to the listener's inability to offer an intelligent response
Leftists can try to get you fired from your job over something that you
said and that's not an attack on free speech. But if you just criticize
something that they say, then that IS an attack on free speech
"Negro" is a forbidden word -- unless a Democrat uses it
"It is impossible to speak in such a way that you cannot be misunderstood." -- Karl Popper
Why are Leftists always talking about hate? Because it fills their own hearts
Leftists don't have principles. How can they when "there is no such
thing as right and wrong"? All they have is postures, pretend-principles
that can be changed as easily as one changes one's shirt
When you have an argument with a Leftist, you are not really discussing
the facts. You are threatening his self esteem. Which is why the normal
Leftist response to challenge is mere abuse.
naive scholar who searches for a consistent Leftist program will not
find it. What there is consists only in the negation of the present.
The intellectual Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) could have
been speaking of much that goes on today when he said: "The object in
life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding
oneself in the ranks of the insane."
I despair of the ADL. Jews have
enough problems already and yet in the ADL one has a prominent Jewish
organization that does its best to make itself offensive to Christians.
Their Leftism is more important to them than the welfare of Jewry --
which is the exact opposite of what they ostensibly stand for! Jewish
cleverness seems to vanish when politics are involved. Fortunately,
Christians are true to their saviour and have loving hearts. Jewish
dissatisfaction with the myopia of the ADL is outlined here. Note that Foxy was too grand to reply to it.
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