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Ravelry Knitting Site Bans “Support of Donald Trump and His Administration”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 5:00pm 6/23/2019 at 5:00pm
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A popular free knitting and crocheting website has banned all things pro-Trump, including any indication of support for the president’s administration.  Because white supremacy.

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Star Trek’s “Mr. Sulu” actor pondering challenge to “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 6:00pm 5/25/2019 at 6:00pm
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Over 50 years ago, an episode of Star Trek (The Naked Time) featured the crew being infected with a mysterious disease that completely removed people’s emotional inhibitions.

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Green justice advocates may soon rebrand “Climate Change”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/18/2019 at 2:00pm

Green justice advocates and the political minions that cater to them may soon rebrand the phrase, “Climate Change.”

A new study, conducted by a specialty neurological research group, indicates the current term does not adequately gin-up angst in listeners.

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Alyssa Milano Advocates #SexStrike; Planned Parenthood Hardest Hit?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 6:00pm 5/11/2019 at 6:00pm
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In the fevered mind of actress turned political activist Alyssa Milano it makes perfect sense to advocate a #SexStrike to protest Georgia’s new “heart beat” law.  Without any hint of irony, she claims that women “cannot risk getting pregnant” and should withhold sex “until we get bodily autonomy back.”

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Ego much? Ocasio-Cortez video from the future shows how she helped save the planet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 8:00pm 4/17/2019 at 8:00pm
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I’m so old that I remember when Obama was (perhaps rightly) declared a “malignant narcissist” following his claims that his nomination as the 2008 Democratic candidate for president was the moment when the “rise of the oceans began to slow” and the “planet began to heal.”

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Trump Plan To Transport Illegal Border Crossers to Sanctuary Cities Makes Liberals Live By Their Own Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8:20pm 4/13/2019 at 8:20pm

When I first heard that President Trump is considering releasing illegal aliens into sanctuary cities, I laughed. Out loud.  There may have been giggling, too, as I pondered the implications and read the outraged outraging of the left.

My first thought was “perfect! This is Alinsky in action: make them live by...

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500 years later, Mexico demands that Spain apologize for the Conquistadors

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/6/2019 at 4:00pm
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Just when you think we may have seen peak “social justice insanity,” there is a news item showing that we have clearly not yet topped out!

Despite having 15th largest economy in the world and being the third most populous country in the Americas, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has demanded...

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Who is ‘Titania McGrath’ and why do woke liberals hate *her* so much?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00am 4/6/2019 at 10:00am
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If you spend any time on Twitter, you have probably seen tweets by Titania McGrath, a young woman who is so ‘woke’ that she often comes across as a parody of progressives. It turns out that’s exactly what she is, and the person behind her is a man.

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Steyer PAC Releases Ad Warning GOP Is Turning Kids Into Misogynist Neo-Nazi Bullies

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30pm 5/12/2018 at 7:30pm
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Leftist billionaire Tom Steyer has made no secret of his desire to see President Trump impeached, and he has been putting his billions where his mouth is.

His latest ad-buy via his Next Gen PAC goes beyond attacking Trump and demonizes every left-leaning, centrist, and right-leaning American who votes Republican in this...

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Hamilton College students protest too many “white, upper class, able-bodied males” at campus pub

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00am 2/17/2018 at 11:00am

When I first saw this story, I thought maybe it was a hoax, or at least parody. But apparently it’s for real, or at least the campus newspaper The Spectator treats it as being real.

It’s about my alma mater, Hamilton College, which has seen its share of social justice activism in...

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NYC: Terms “Ladies” and “Gentlemen” Banned From MTA

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/11/2017 at 4:00pm
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The left just doesn’t learn.  Their laser-like fixation on issues that mean absolutely nothing to normal Americans has left them in the political wilderness, but they just keep on going.

New York City’s subway service, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has decided that the terms “ladies” and “gentleman” are offensive.  Or they...

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Fliers Call to End “Jewish Privilege” at U. Illinois

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/3/2017 at 7:00pm

Several weeks ago a series of fliers appeared on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Most of the hateful fliers disparaged American Jews as privileged whites and connected this alleged ‘Jewish privilege’ to social injustice in...

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Video: The Liberal Bubble

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/20/2016 at 4:30pm
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This video by SNL was forwarded to me on Twitter:

I know something about liberal bubbles.

I live and work in one, Ithaca.

The video is a parody, but as we say,...

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HuffPo writer thrilled Norks sentenced white male student to 15 years

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 8:30am 3/24/2016 at 8:30am

A writer for the Huffington Post named La Sha has found an upside to the story of the American college student being imprisoned in North Korea. He’s finally been stripped of his white male privilege.

I wish I could say this is parody, but it isn’t:

North Korea Proves Your White Male Privilege...

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Activism creates mental health problems for Brown Univ. students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 19, 2016 at 1:00pm 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

Let’s play, Progressive or Parody.

Some students at Brown University devote so much of their time to activism they are getting stressed out, and it’s creating mental health problems. (h/t @JeffreyGoldberg)

From the Brown University Daily Herald, Schoolwork, advocacy place strain on student activists:

Two weeks ago, the University released the final version of...

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Humorless Pro-Abortion Feminists Live Tweet Criticisms of Super Bowl Ads

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 8:24pm 2/7/2016 at 8:24pm
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NARAL Pro-Choice America is live tweeting its criticisms of various Super Bowl ads.

It’s everything you would expect. And no, it’s NOT THE ONION, because in The Onion even feminists take a break:

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MLK’s most famous line not politically correct enough on campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 8:07pm 1/26/2016 at 8:07pm
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While Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had many well-known speeches and quotes, I think it’s fair to say that his “I Have a Dream” speech is his most famous.

And in that most famous speech, the following line may be the most famous:

I have a dream that my four little children will...

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