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
"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
Eric Shaffer of MRCTV has posted an excellent article which he called "For Whom Cancel Culture Tolls". It's short, to the point, and spot on. And if you think about it, it's a harbinger of the Left's liberal mania to come. Shaffer says "Cancel culture is a phenomenon in public life and a recent development … Continue reading The Cross of Social Justice
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!!
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