Category: Political Correctness

TTOF: A Mini-Manifesto on Letter-Only Words

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Because words are tools. As a writer, I refuse to give up any tool for the sake of political correctness. As a writer, I reserve the right to

Posted in Political Correctness, Writing

Low-Information Trump Apologists

So meanwhile, on the Interwebs, a friend of mine posted this meme (which I subsequently shared): The friend was taken to task by a Trump Apologist. It’s amazing the level of willful ignorance displayed by these people. Our (edited for grammar/spelling/punctuation and to

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White Girls and N-words … Really?

I’m sure the administrators at Desert Vista High School didn’t expect to see their educational institution mentioned in the pages of the New York Times: PHOENIX — A suburban Phoenix school district is taking disciplinary action after a photo of

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Rahm, Racism, and the Other Chicago v. McDonald

If you don’t live in Chicago, you could be forgiven for not knowing much about the case of Laquan McDonald, the petty criminal who, in dying, may end up taking Rahm Emanuel’s political career with him. Rahm Who? Regardless of were

Posted in Firearms, Media Bias, Political Correctness, Politics, Racial Politics

Knee-Jerk: Blame It on the Gun

So this happened. At 11:40 p.m. last night in Philadelphia, a man named Edward Archer attempted to execute a Philadelphia police officer while he sat in his squad car. Wearing what investigators described as “Mulsim garb,” the 30-year-old ambushed Officer Jessie Hartnett,

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