Gender Neutered Pronouns

UCLA Law professor Eugene Volokh at the Washington Post’s Volokh Conspiracy blog has an enfuriating/interesting piece on New York City’s plan to fine people for not using the proper pronoun to refer to them. Don’t think “he, she, or it”. No. Think “zhe, ze, hir, et al. I shit you not:

So people can […]

Free Your Mind …

Jay Mohr used to think the worst of Joe Paterno, Penn State, and Jerry Sandusky after the alleged scandal broke (there was a scandal, for sure, just not the one you think it was). As the false narrative walls continue to crumble around CNN’s Sara Ganim, ESPiN, and beyond, please take the time to […]

Our earthly rulers falter ...

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Rejoice, haters! After the latest revelations from a 1987 accuser, FramingPaterno.com soon to be closing up shop.

“I know Joe Paterno ordered Sandusky to do this to me,” Accuser “VT” continued, “because I remember seeing text messages from Paterno to Sandusky instructing him to make sure I was under extreme pressure all night. […]

Oceania has always been at war with Eurasia

A lot of folks whose views and opinions I typically respect are making statements like, “If you don’t vote for Trump you’re voting for Hillary.”

Look, I get it. I get the math. It is a 99.99999% likelihood the Democrat or Republican nominee for President will win the office this November. Therefore, if you […]

Freedom of Choice

Why Vote?

I’m hearing a lot of nonsense this election cycle. I know… What else is new? What is new for this year is a lot of talk around whether one should vote, or if one does not vote if one is wasting one’s vote, and, an even more popular offshoot; the folks who […]

Bananas Foster... Immorality

I predict China will see an uptick in the sales of plantains and corn dogs. From the BBC:

New regulations mean that live-streaming sites must monitor all their output round-the-clock to ensure nothing untoward is going on, keeping an eye out for any “erotic” banana-eating, according to New Express Daily. It’s not just fruit […]

Nuclear Vassals

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Many of us knew this Administration is not only led by, but populated with empty suits. Still, it’s bracing (read terrifying) to be confronted with proof of it. From The New York Times “The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign Policy Guru”:

Like Obama, Rhodes is a storyteller who uses a writer’s tools […]

Wednesday Open Thread

Stolen from goozer’s Book of Face

Sunday Open Thread

As seen on the Book of Face

An Inconvenient Candidate

Hey, remember that time a black woman ran for President in 1972? You don’t? Well, it’s true:

Before Carol Moseley Braun, before Barack Obama, before Hillary Clinton, Shirley Chisholm was both the first woman and the first African American to run for the nomination of a major party for President of the United […]