Category Archives: Not Evil, Just Stupid

Truth Was No Defense


I’m kidding. I kid. Calling Men ‘Scum’ or ‘Trash’ Is Now Hate Speech  Reason.com: Dozens of female comedians have had their Facebook accounts suspended for posting derogatory messages about men. Facebook justified these suspensions by describing the women’s words as “hate speech.” … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Apologize About My Attraction Toward Teenage Girls


There was a time when I was completely obsessed with teenage girls. My fascination extended for several years. I even touched one in a place which we nicknamed the “erogenous zone.”* I had an appropriate relationship with a seventeen-year old … Continue reading

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UK Government Refuses to Use an Adjective, Because it Excludes


All adjectives like, big, or small…exclude. They exclude and narrow the focus of the noun which comes after. (Or before if you are speaking Spanish.) The Times:  The government has said the term “pregnant woman” should not be used in … Continue reading

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The Stupid. It Burns!


  Washington Post: For $25 (plus shipping), “your child can play the role of a World War II hero” on Halloween, it promised. But the costume portraying Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary chronicled the horrors of the Nazi … Continue reading

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This Halloween, Signal Your Virtue


Update: The College Fix: Ahead of Halloween, universities nationwide tell students what not to wear Throughout October, universities across the nation are warning their students against Halloween costumes some consider offensive. Also this from Buzzkill feed: 7 Culturally Offensive Costumes … Continue reading

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Is the News Near You This Crazy?


Some days you just shake your head and wonder. Courtesy WRAL. There was also a story about pigs wandering, and charges filed. Oh, and they dropped the murder charges against the guy who decapitated his mother, since he was not … Continue reading

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Because History Started in 2008


The Aptly Named Wonkblog of the Washington Post: “The probability of global catastrophe is very high,” the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists warned in setting the Doomsday Clock 2.5 minutes before midnight earlier this year. On nuclear weapons and climate change, “humanity’s most … Continue reading

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