Category Archives: PC Run Amok

Eh?

Or how Canada went bonkers. A radio station has been sanctioned for playing the Dire Straits song, Money for Nothing: Canadian radio station have been warned to censor the 1985 Dire Straits hit “Money for Nothing,” after a complaint that … Continue reading

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John Stuart Mill Reaches 500 RPM

"Turning over in his grave" somehow didn't seem strong enough: Teenager faces prosecution for calling Scientology 'cult' A teenager is facing prosecution for using the word "cult" to describe the Church of Scientology. The unnamed 15-year-old was served the summons … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, But This Is Stupid

Talk about the "Blind leading the blind": Court rules paper money unfair to blind The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish the bills' value, a federal appeals court ruled … Continue reading

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An Actual Victim Of The “Global Warming” Hysteria

Just call it theme night here at the Crabitat! From the Houston Chronicale: Hurricane forecaster's dispute with school focuses on global warming debate By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting and teaching 70 graduate students who now populate the … Continue reading

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Little “Perverts”

Mark Steyn goes off on the latest craze in education: labeling pre-schoolers and very young children as "perverts" and sex offenders by "school officials". As always, it is worth reading the entire piece as Steyn dismantles the so-called adults making … Continue reading

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Freedom Of Speech: It’s Good For Canadians Too

It is call to action time for anyone interested in liberal democratic values.  From Five Feet of Fury:   Richard Warman suing conservative bloggers — including me Richard "The Boy Named Sue" Warman has finally filed his statement of claim. Canada's … Continue reading

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The Pending Prospect Of A Positively Putrid P.C. Presidency

To my mind, there is much to dislike about the idea of an Obama presidency.  On the one hand there is the purely political objection to a lightly vetted candidate whose political track record suggests a strident left-wing agenda, which most … Continue reading

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Final Broadside

George MacDonald Fraser, the author of the Flashman books as well as many other works died this week at age 82. In one last piece, published posthumously in the Daily Mail, he blasts political correctness. In the Nineties, a change … Continue reading

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Still More Fun With Racist “Diversity Training”

A while back, when the University of Delaware mind-control experiment – called “treatment” for students’ "incorrect attitudes and beliefs" by the University was – revealed, part of the noxiousness exposed was the blatantly racist teaching materials used. Turning over the … Continue reading

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I’ll Be *Bleeped* For Christmas

The Daily Mail reports that BBC Radio has decided to bleep a word out of a 20-year old Christmas song by The Pogues and the late Kirsty MacColl titled Fairytale of New York. Apparently, this song is a perennial hit … Continue reading

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First, Give No Offense

The phrase "First, do no harm," is not actually in the Hippocratic oath. Rather, it is a maxim widely taught to doctors that is actually a Hippocratic aphorism. But the title of this post could best be described as the Hypocritical … Continue reading

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More Of What’s Under The Rock

Bryan at Hot Air managed to secure an interview with Dr. Linda Gottfredson of the University of Delaware who, along with her colleague Dr. Jan Blits, were instrumental in getting FIRE all fired up about the Orwellian indoctrination program that … Continue reading

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When “Zero Tolerance” = Zero Sense

Jay over at STACLU noticed this bit of politically correct total insanity. A second grader from New Jersey was suspended from school for drawing a crude stick-figure drawing of a gun. No, really, he was. When did the First Amendment … Continue reading

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Not Exactly Cleared Up Yet

And just like that, the ban on the American flag at a North Carolina school has been lifted. Well, sort of. SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C – A North Carolina High School that came under national attention over their rule that prohibited … Continue reading

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Discouraging

Frankly, the overzealous advocates of political correctness are becoming more than a little discouraging. When a school superintendent in North Carolina cannot figure out what flag is appropriate to display in the United States of America, we have a real … Continue reading

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