Religious wars

On Thursday, I listened to a few minutes of NPR because I couldn't find any other radio stations that weren't worse. The subject was the insane Aussie fascist who perpetrated mass murder at mosques in New Zealand. The segment was an interview with a woman who continually referred to "mosque attacks." At first I heard… Continue reading Religious wars

Burdensome

Nancy Pelosi defending Ilhan Omar: "I think she has a different experience in the use of words, and doesn't understand that some of them are fraught with meaning that [she] didn't realize, but nonetheless that we had to address," Pelosi said. Omar most recently came under fire after she accused Jewish Americans of having "allegiance… Continue reading Burdensome

Obliviot

The WSJ reports on the attempted murder of a police officer in Philadelphia:Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Jr. commented on the attempted murder of Officer Jesse Hartnett by Edward Archer. Archer told police he had shot Officer Hartnett in the name of Islam, because he (Archer) believes that “the police defend laws that are contrary… Continue reading Obliviot

The White House safe space

Ya ya ya ya I CAN'T HEAR YOU!In Rise of ISIS, No Single Missed Key but Many Strands of Blame And there were, in fact, more than hints of the group’s [ISIS'] plans and potential. A 2012 report by the United States Defense Intelligence Agency was direct: The growing chaos in Syria’s civil war was… Continue reading The White House safe space

Safe-space creation gap?

Supporters of the #BlackLivesMatter Speech Supression Squad have been shocked by a humiliating loss in the international safe-space creation competition. We spoke with the coaching staff in the faculty lounge. While none would speak for attribution, the prevailing sentiment is they were caught flat-footed, failing to appreciate Team ISIS’ determination to create a world wide… Continue reading Safe-space creation gap?

Diplomatic note to the shores of Tripoli:

While the United States of America thoroughly condemns images that offend your exquisite religious sensitivities, it is our official position that use of RPGs at film festivals is overzealous. We have therefore withdrawn our Ambassador. Notwithstanding that sanction, and as a show of good faith, we have given a "two thumbs down" rating to the… Continue reading Diplomatic note to the shores of Tripoli: