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Political correctness forces black student to change slave costume

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/30/2016 at 2:30pm
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In Missouri City, TX, Ridge Point High School officials made Brian Ibe change out of his slave costume for spirit day. It sounds horrible, but Ibe wanted to commemorate the suffering his ancestors endured:

“I decided to dress in the time when there were slaves, from about the 1600s to the 1800s,”...

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Editorial in Princeton Student Paper Denounces Political Correctness

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A recent editorial at the Daily Princetonian denounces the trend in higher education to eliminate terms like ‘Freshman’ just because it contains the word man. We need more of this sort of defense of language.

Here’s an excerpt:

Editorial: Save the fresh***

The University guidelines prioritize the anticipated reactions of select individuals over widespread...

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Cornell football coach tweets photo of players in sombreros – all hell breaks loose

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:30am 9/23/2016 at 10:30am
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A football coach at Cornell University tweeted a picture of players wearing sombreros and that’s a big problem for some reason.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

Students, Cornell Athletics Respond to ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Football Coach Tweet

Fresh off the heels of Cornell football’s first win of the season, offensive coordinator and line coach Roy...

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NJ Police Release Images Of Man Suspected Of Taking Pics Of Women In Target Dressing Room

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10:37am 9/19/2016 at 10:37am
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This story was published a week ago, but I can’t find any follow-up as to whether they round the suspect. So apparently your help still is needed.

Via CBS News:

Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of photographing women inside a department store dressing room.

This man was spotted...

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Michigan School District: Betsy Ross Flag Symbolizes “Hate”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 8:00am 9/19/2016 at 8:00am
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A high school football game in Michigan gained national attention when its school district Superintendent apologized for the display of a Betsy Ross flag.  He stated that it symbolizes “exclusion and hate.”

Michigan Live reports:

Forest Hills Superintendent Dan Behm has apologized for the actions of a group of students who upset many...

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Study Confirms Free Speech is Under Assault on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 3:28pm 9/10/2016 at 3:28pm
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The CATO Institute has released a new study which confirms what a growing number of Americans already know.

Our colleges and universities have serious free speech issues.

From the report:

Freedom of Speech under Assault on Campus

Freedom of speech has been severely criticized at many American universities. Meanwhile, such prestigious transnational institutions as the...

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#yOUrbad: Oklahoma U progressives lash out over diversity, otherization and gender pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10:00am 9/9/2016 at 10:00am
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Progressive students at the University of Oklahoma are unhappy about the current level of diversity at the school, which just won an award for promoting diversity.

In response, some students have taken to Twitter to complain about the problem. Fox News reports,

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Apple Nixes Pistol Emoji, Replaces With Water Gun

Apple Nixes Pistol Emoji, Replaces With Water Gun
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 1, 2016 at 8:00pm 8/1/2016 at 8:00pm
Apple Nixes Pistol Emoji, Replaces With Water Gun

I would say this is THE dumbest thing I’ve seen in a long time, but that’s impossible to determine in 2016. Regardless, it’s one of the dumbest things I’ve seen lately.

Social Justice Warriors killed an emoji (the irony is not lost on me), because they’re known for tackling the important...

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VIDEO: Bill Whittle on Guns, Islam and Orlando

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11:00am 6/24/2016 at 11:00am
Bill Whittle Guns Islam Orlando

Bill Whittle’s new Firewall video is pretty intense. In four minutes of commentary, he offers the straight dope to Obama and other Democrats who refuse to recognize the threat of radical Islam while trying to blame guns.

Whittle’s message is largely a response to the terror attack in Orlando and he addresses...

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Judge Upholds Boy’s Suspension Over Pop-Tart Gun

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 7:30am 6/18/2016 at 7:30am
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You may remember a story we wrote about back in 2013 which detailed the school suspension of a 7 year old boy for biting a Pop-Tart into the shape...

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Texas High School Forbids National Honor Society Graduation Stoles For Fear of Excluding Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 4:55pm 6/1/2016 at 4:55pm
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Heaven forbid one of these special snow flakes feels excluded for not working as hard as some of their classmates.

Plano Senior High School, located north of Dallas, has decided National Honor Society students will not be able to wear the iconic white satin stoles to their upcoming graduation.

Local news reported:

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Social Justice Warriors Drive Innocent Faculty Couple from Yale Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:30am 5/27/2016 at 11:30am
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Last fall, Yale sent out an email which encouraged students to show sensitivity in their choice of Halloween costumes. Erika Christakis, Associate Master of Silliman College responded to the email by reminding students of the importance of free expression. Her husband Nicholas Christakis, Master of Silliman College, defended his wife’s email.

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Anti-Islamophobia Muslim selfie girl laments Hitler didn’t finish off the Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 9:10pm 5/22/2016 at 9:10pm
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It was the selfie heard round the world.

Zakia Belkhari, a young Belgian Muslim woman of Morrocan descent, took a series of selfies in front of a group of anti-immigration protesters last week.

The images went viral on social media and across the progressive media. Vox.com termee it a “brilliant” symbol of peace...

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Poll: Real Native Americans disagree with Elizabeth Warren on “Redskins” team name

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:35pm 5/19/2016 at 5:35pm
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Elizabeth Warren is not Native American, but she played one for the law professor directory used for hiring in...

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5-year old girl suspended for bringing bubble gun to class

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/18/2016 at 1:00pm
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We have seen this picture many times before.

Zero tolerance insanity taking political correctness out on school children:

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Psychoanalyzing Microaggression Mania

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:00am 5/3/2016 at 10:00am
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Political correctness gets crazier and crazier, but it does so in a way that seems to  represent the development of something that was there right at the beginning.

I’ve been trying to make sense of it, from a psychoanalytic point of view, and the theory has, gratifyingly, developed apace with what it...

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Mizzou Missouri State Journalist Professor Melissa Click Protest
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 25, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/25/2016 at 7:00pm
Mizzou Missouri State Journalist Professor Melissa Click Protest

Earlier today I asked Kemberlee if we were all Melissa-Clicked out.

She said we were. I disagree.

The most famous redheaded muscle prof in the world is the blog post gift that keeps on giving.

Slow news day? Click.

Scrambling to fill blog post time slot? Click.

Want people to click? Click.

The latest screaming clickbait (actually,...

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