Sunday, August 31, 2014

Feminists’ Failure on Rotherham | National Review Online

In Rotherham there is a real-life “rape culture.” But you will not learn anything new about it from Salon, the Daily Beast, Jezebel, or Slate. It has gone unmentioned at Feministing, Bitch Media, or the Feminist Majority Foundation. There have been no outraged op-eds from Jenny Kutner, Jessica Valenti, or Samantha Leigh Allen.

These are, apparently, not the rapes they are looking for.


Such an appalling story I am temporarily speechless about it. This is just a commentary on the feminists. About the PC culture in the UK that made this possible and much else, just google "Rotherham".

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After Ferguson, Race Deserves More Attention, Not Less -

MANY white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said that the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves.

Bill O’Reilly of Fox News reflected that weariness, saying: “All you hear is grievance, grievance, grievance, money, money, money.”

Indeed, a 2011 study by scholars at Harvard and Tufts found that whites, on average, believed that anti-white racism was a bigger problem than anti-black racism.

Yes, you read that right!


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Saturday, August 30, 2014

President Obama on ISIS: 'Fetch Me My Brown Pants!'

It wasn’t the suit that screamed “brown pants” to me so much as everything else that happened Thursday.


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Can Feminists Do Anything On Their Own?

Sometimes I wonder if modern feminists are really a bunch of fun-loving, hyper-aware pranksters, conspiring to hoist an elaborate hoax upon the world. “Oh, Amanda, be real,” someone might type in a secret feminist chat room, chortling over a Diet Coke. “Isn’t this piece calling babies ‘time-sucking monsters’ that should die so you can freely watch “True Detective” a little over the top?” Another chat participant, reviewing a call for legalized abortion until birth, would type swiftly and frantically: “Jessica, come on, seriously? Don’t publish this—they’ll finally figure out that it’s all a joke!”


This isn't funny.

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Marines’ Chesty XIV Promoted to Corporal, Despite Taste for Snacks - Washington Wire - WSJ

The current Chesty was introduced to the Marine Barracks in February 2013, and this year had solo responsibility for the evening parades. Partisans of the current mascot, suggest Cpl. Chesty is better around other animals and less focused on sleeping than his predecessor.


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Reminded me

Of this classic SNL skit. I obviously meant mom jeans in the more general sense.

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Tongues wag over Obama's audacity to wear taupe

"Yes, we tan," says a third.


Obama wears taupe. Finally, I know what taupe is. I would have guessed something else. I think I will defend this fashion choice. I would, but I lack the energy unfortunately. Additionally, I resent this criticism of "mom jeans." Anybody who is a little broad in the beam and who makes the rational election to be comfortable gets panned for wearing mom jeans. I say wearing tight jeans is just obviously sacrificing comfort for what? For making some sort of fashion statement I guess.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Burton G. Malkiel: Are Stock Prices Headed for a Fall? - WSJ

There is a disagreement about the sustainability of current lofty stock market valuations.


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Why Obama’s ‘we don’t have a strategy’ gaffe stings - The Washington Post

By now, President Obama's remark that "we don't have a strategy yet" has made the rounds. Republicans were quick to pounce on it, as well they should have.

But while the White House went into damage-control mode, emphasizing that it was a reference to the lack of decisions about increasing military action in Iraq and/or Syria and not a lack of a broader strategy there, the damage was already done.


snicker snicker

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Why You Need Not Fear the Poor, Misunderstood Brown Recluse Spider | Science | WIRED

It’s hard to think of a critter that inspires as much hyperbolic hysteria as the brown recluse spider. They’re pretty much universally hated. If you believe the tales, these small arachnids are biting people all day, every day, producing massive, stinking flesh-craters that require months of intensive care and perhaps a prosthetic appendage. Sometimes, it seems these spiders have nothing better to do than hunker down in dark corners throughout North America, waiting for tender human skin to present itself.

Though there are strands of truth in the hype, on the whole, it’s bunk.


Yeah, right. And great whites are just exploring their world they only they know how, by eating it.

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