Archive for August 2018

Uh Oh — Majority of Millennial Women Say They Aren’t Feminists

Majority of millennial men say they are feminists…(Nah, they’re just trying to get laid) According to a new CBS/Poll a majority of millennial women, 54%, say they are not feminists. While only 19% say they are Republican and 34% claim to be Democrats, the reasons given as to why they aren’t feminists seemed to be…

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Not-So-Great Britain Acid Attack Capital of the World

Imagine you’re in London, supposedly one of the most diverse cities in the world. As you walk along the street to your next errand, site seeing or shopping excursion some kid who didn’t appear alarming in any way suddenly douses your face with acid. The most common acid used by these barbaric criminals is sulphuric…

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Brain Teaser — Math Word Problem — Ship and Anchor

Remember those math word problems in high school or freshman college math class? Maybe you, like a lot of people, hated them. Maybe you liked them. If you are in the latter group, here’s one for you: A ship is twice as old as the anchor was when the ship was as old as the…

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When Principles become “Preenciples”

When principles become preenciples the message is lost. Michael Walsh, widely published commentator and author of two great books I’m reading, The Devil’s Pleasure Palace and The Fiery Angel, has coined a pithy and poignant new word, ”preenciples.” It’s a portmanteau term meant to capture the way in which those conservatives we’ve come to call #NeverTrumper…

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History of Feminism in a Nutshell

The history of feminism in a nutshell must be described in the various stages and shades it has taken since the concept was first born in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. From Newton’s News: First-Wave Feminism began in the United States in 1848 under the leadership of Elizabeth Cady Stanton at the Women’s Rights Convention…

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The dark vision of Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen in their younger days….. The music and poetry of Leonard Cohen is dark indeed, but has always drawn me to it. Not because I like to think darkly but because it’s somehow deeply interesting. Here is the opening stanza of his poem, Bird on the Wire: Like a bird on the…

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Normalizing Repulsive Acts

I wrote about leftist violence in two recent posts, The Transference of Evil and The Democrat Party and its History of Violence. An older post seems relevant again. The I was writing about the repulsive acts of TSA sexually groping passengers at airports. Things have continued to rot since, making the TSA matter seem trivial.…

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Misconception on the origin of the term “Cafe Racer”

We know a cafe racer is a stripped down motorcycle with low handle bars to put the rider in an extreme forward leaning position. There seems to be some confusion over how the term “cafe racer” came to be and why riders of these bikes prefer the forward riding position. I’m here to help. Some…

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A Freudian Slip in Santa Barbara

A Freudian Slip in Santa Barbara drops the mask and reveals a politician’s true intentions. No Straws Man Here: The Mask Slips in Santa Barbara A little noticed detail in Santa Barbara’s recent drive to criminalize plastic straws, which culminated in the Santa Barbara city council taking testimony from a nine-year-old about the planetary menace,…

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The transference of evil

The transference of evil is occurring before our eyes. Here is a bit of wisdom from Dinesh D’Souza, The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left Some of Sigmund Freud’s most interesting cases involved people who did bad or destructive things and then shifted the blame onto others. Such cases are now standard…

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