Category Archives: politically correct

Back When People Could Have Fun

A few posts ago I showed a 1968 advertisement for SAS Airlines which promoted girl watching. You can read my post and look at the ad here (internal link). Harmless fun which would never again be published because of joyless … Continue reading

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A. E. Housman Noting the Difference

Everybody thinks they are smarter than they are. You, me, everybody. Everybody thinks they are smarter than they are. Politicians also think they are smarter than they are. The difference between us and them is that they constantly seek to … Continue reading

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CBS Claims Unbiased Reporting

CBS claims in their latest advertising that they offer unbiased reporting. How stupid do they think we are? Everyone knows that reporting is biased to a greater or lesser degree. Every reporter and every editor and every network CEO has … Continue reading

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Twitter Favors Faces of the Young, Slim, and Light Skinned

The Guardian (external link) reported yesterday that a photo algorithm within Twitter favors lighter, slimmer, and younger faces. This confirms what I wrote yesterday (internal link) that the view of beauty in the West has never changed. Twitter came under … Continue reading

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I Know it When I See It

“But to live outside the law, you must be honest.” Bob Dylan United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart struggled in 1964 to define pornography in the landmark case of Jacobellis v. Ohio. In his concurring opinion, Stewart wrote, essentially, … Continue reading

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As Long As a Free Man Breathes There Will Always Be a Rhodesia

Updated September 22, 2021 As Long As a Free Man Breathes There Will Always Be a Rhodesia When I was growing up I admired plucky little Rhodesia from afar. It is now called Zimbabwe. Like the Weimar Republic or perhaps … Continue reading

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Amen and Awoman?!

Monday, January 4, 2021 “When I use a word,”Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘It means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” In the news this morning: “Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., altered … Continue reading

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When Did Lying Become Illegal?

Freedom of speech includes the right to lie and make things up. That right is being threatened. Laws against slander and libel are well settled. The law’s insistence on truth in specific cases like contracts usually makes common sense. As … Continue reading

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Non-Snowflake Women

Non-Snowflake Women These are just a few women I have admired over the years for their relentless advocacy. When confronted they did not back down, change their tone, or change their views. They needed no cover. You took cover from … Continue reading

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My First Encounter With a Snowflake

My First Encounter With a Snowflake “Snowflake is a 2010s derogatory slang term for a person, implying that they have an inflated sense of uniqueness, an unwarranted sense of entitlement, or are overly-emotional, easily offended, and unable to deal with … Continue reading

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