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 […]

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 […]

Monday Open Thread

Marriage of King John I of Portugal (House of Aviz) to Philippa of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt to seal the Treaty of Windsor

On this date in 1386 England and Portugal sealed the longest-lasting diplomatic alliance in the Treaty of Windsor — still in force to this day.

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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

invisible

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

Stop! Hold on … stay in control.

Sure, it may seem difficult to envision Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams, two of the 80s biggest working class hero songwriters, worthy of the task of looking out for the best interests of 21st century boys wishing they were girls (or vice versa), but damned if their respective boycotts of North Carolina and Mississippi over […]

Mirror, mirror, on the Wall

Good luck getting anyone on the left to believe the 1% they purport to loathe actually represents all the things they advocate — abortion, open borders, tranny bathrooms, etc. — but the numbers don’t lie. Feh. As if those pesky facts matter much to them these days.

Please be sure to read the below […]

Friday Open Thread

Senator Huey P. Long of Louisiana, warms up for a radio speech from his Washington, DC office on March 7, 1935.