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Which was worse: Middlebury 9/11 flag-grabbing or Oberlin racism hoax? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 13, 2013 at 4:42pm
Flags being removed at Middlebury College on 9-11-2013

The Oberlin racism hoax was pretty bad.  Two liberal students had the campus and the nation believing the campus was stalked by the KKK and neo-Nazis, and the Oberlin administration played along and never told anyone it was a “trolling” exercise to get a reaction.

But it was a different sort of...

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America 2013: Rodeo Clown more politically mature than politicians and media

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 9:45am

There is full blown Democratic furor over Tuffy the Rodeo Clown. The incident is being portrayed as racially motivated, and the repurcussions have been severe.

Tuffy (Facebook support page here) has been fired and banned for life from the Missouri State Fair, the announcer has resigned, the rodeo association is requiring sensitivity...

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Video killed the rodeo clown

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2013 at 8:00pm

A Rodeo clown at the Missouri State Fair wore an Obama mask.

The crowd did not want the clown to win.

This video killed the rodeo clown’s career:

Now the clown has been fired … permanently after an outcry from Democratic politicians.

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New York’s stop-and-frisk and the illusion of law by statistics

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2013 at 6:39pm

There’s been a new ruling curtailing New York’s controversial police practice of stop-and-frisk:

In a blistering decision issued on Monday, the judge, Shira A. Scheindlin, found that on hundreds...

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When do polygamists get to come out of the shadows?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:07am

Bringing people “out of the shadows” is the newest greatest.

So what about polygamists?

We’ve addressed this issue before, in a call for intellectual honesty:

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6-year old brings Quarter-sized toy gun on bus, threatened with detention and suspension

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 12:01am

My wife screamed “sick in the head” when we saw this on the local news tonight.

We’ve previously covered the gun-shaped breakfast pastry and a pencil pointed like a gun.

Now this:

A Palmer, Massachusetts, 6-year old faced detention and suspension, and was forced to write an apology letter for bringing a GI Joe Lego toy gun...

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New Boston Bombing narrative: “It’s not them, it’s us”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 8:53am

Can I call ‘em or what?

On Sunday, I wrote about how the media and left-blogosphere were trying to move the Boston Bombing narrative to focus on what is wrong with how we treated the bombers as immigrants and away from the problem of Jihadism,

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Is #OpIsrael invited to CUNY’s Homonationalism and Pinkwashing Conference?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 11:27am

We have written numerous times about the depraved “pinkwashing” narrative, that Israel must be condemned by gay rights activists for publicizing the fact that it is the only country in the Middle East where gays are not persecuted.

That simple truth is too much for the anti-Israeli activists to bear because it...

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The language police win again: AP bans term “Islamist” (Update: List of Muslim leaders who already have violated AP style guide)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:42pm

The language police are getting crazy.  There now no longer are Illegal Immigrants. And as of today at AP, there are no Islamists.

We use the term Islamist here to distinguish the fundamentalists and radicals from the non-radicals.  The Muslim Brotherhood is Islamist.  Hamas is Islamist.  Hezbollah is Islamist.  The Mullahs...

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Political takeover of language nears completion — AP bans “illegal immigrants”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 4:03pm

There has been a political push to remove words like “illegal alien” or “illegal immigrant” from usage as part of political messaging by amnesty/open borders advocates.

The preferred term is “undocumented,” as if it’s just a question of paperwork.  Once the language is redefined, it becomes a much easier sell to treat...

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It’s getting really hard to tell whether news is an April Fools’ joke

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 1, 2013 at 10:43am

Saw this on Twitter.

From Meredith Jessup of The Blaze:

Surely she jests?

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More boys than girls getting into elite NYC public schools … this must not stand

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:51pm

Boys are getting destroyed at just about every level of the educational spectrum relative to girls, and are keeping away from liberal arts colleges like they’re running from the grim reaper (which is not that bad an analogy considering the hard core feminist agenda at most liberal arts colleges).

But boys still...

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Hamilton College student speaks out against the real diversity problem on campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2013 at 3:00pm

When Professor Jacobson graduated from Hamilton College in the early ’80s, it was a school known for its rigorous academics and absence of  “political correctness.”

Fast forw...

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It’s impossible to guess where The New York Times now finds racism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:35am

Wow.  Just…wow:

For decades, hundreds of college players have gathered each year at the N.F.L.’s scouting combine, where their strength is tested, their speed is timed and, in a test to measure their intelligence, they are asked questions like “When a rope is selling 20 cents per 2 feet, how many feet...

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