Merriam-Webster dictionary (online) gives this definition of "woke":  'Aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice).' The Urban Dictionary (online) gives this definition:  'The act of being very pretentious about how much you care about a social issue.' Obviously those are not the only definitions, one … Continue reading Woke

The Past is the Past

"Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming"; "Committee on Art in Public Spaces" ; "Chief Diversity Office"; these names and similar titles are appearing in colleges and universities across America, all of which are prone to cater to snowflakes whining about everything from art to building names to stone work on buildings. The offense?  The "perception" … Continue reading The Past is the Past

More—well, Stupidity!!

I'm not a fan, but singer Katy Perry just can't get it right. Now she's had to pull two styles of shoes because -- are you sitting down? -- They're blackface!!!  Shoes!!! I tried to find a picture of the offending shoes, slip-on loafers and the other set block-heel sandals, but being the common-sense conservative … Continue reading More—well, Stupidity!!

Forgiveness: The Forgotten Virtue

Bill Cosby was the first. And not the last. Today's political correctness reaches far back into a person's past. It doesn't matter if they have changed. It doesn't matter if they have been doing good for the last 3 or 4 decades. One mistake, one goof, one sin is all it takes to become the … Continue reading Forgiveness: The Forgotten Virtue