#politicalcorrectness

Politics | Trump Politics

Of Crudeness and Truth

Thoughts on President Trump’s latest verbal tempest

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Poll: 71% of Americans Say Political Correctness Has Silenced Discussions Society Needs to Have, 58% Have Political View

The Cato 2017 Free Speech and Tolerance Survey, a new national poll of 2,300 U.S. adults, finds that 71% Americans believe that political correctness has silenced important discussions our society needs to have. The consequences are personal—58% of Ame

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

‘Sensitivity’ fascists are turning colleges into day-care centers

How will today’s college students function once they leave campus and find the world no giant “safe space” protecting them from things they don’t want to hear? University of Pittsburgh students las…

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

University yoga class canceled because of ‘oppression, cultural genocide’ - The Washington Post

It's "just stretching," the class's teacher said.

Politics | Politics

Can We Take Political Correctness Seriously Now? -- NYMag

“Help me get this reporter out of here. I need some muscle over here.” The student protest at the University of Missouri began as a response to a serious problem — outbursts of vile racism on campus — and quickly devolved into an expression of a renewed left-wing hostility to freedom of expression.

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

Yale’s Halloween Advice Stokes a Racially Charged Debate - The New York Times

Racial tension escalated over whether the administration was sensitive enough to concerns about Halloween costumes that could be seen as culturally offensive.

Politics | Seriously???

Indian Halloween Costume: Six-Step Guide for Dealing with Cultural Appropriation | National Review Online

It’s thousands of words long. A social-justice blog published an article detailing six (six!) steps to follow if you face the horror of seeing a person dressed as an “Indian” for Halloween.

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

Profs Punish Students for Saying ‘Illegal Alien,' Failing to See White Privilege | Truth Revolt

Professors at Washington State University are continuing higher education's fine Orwellian tradition of enforcing politically correct thought—or as one professor puts it, "keeping an open mind"—by threatening to punish students who write wo

Politics | Seriously???

Restaurateur seeking ‘waitress’ faces $5,000 fine from NYC

Businessman Sebastian Rozario put an ad up on Craigslist last year looking for a 'waitress/barista.'

Politics | Politics

On NBC, Seinfeld Slams 'Creepy PC Thing' 'Moving the Lines In' on Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld blasted political correctness on the early Wednesday edition of NBC's Late Night With Seth Meyers. Seinfeld cited how he recently got a negative reaction to a "gay French king" joke: "I can imagine a time when people say, 'We

Politics | Politics

Free Speech Can't Be Taken for Granted | Works and Days

The wish to silence, censor, and impede thought is just as strong a human emotion as the desire for free expression -- especially when censorship is cloaked in rhetoric about fairness, equality, justice, and all the other euphemisms for not allowing the f

News | The News

Seinfeld: Comedians Tell Me 'Don't Go Near Colleges - They're So PC' - Breitbart

Seinfeld: Comedians Tell Me 'Don't Go Near Colleges -- They're So PC'

Politics | Interesting Links

Heather Mac Donald UNLEASHED: Scholar drops truth bombs on liberals at UCLA

ANALYSIS: With wit, wisdom and bold one-liners, conservative scholar takes down leftist tenets Well-known author and scholar Heather Mac Donald recently visited UCLA to talk about the idea of “microaggressions” on college campuses, but before she even

News | The News

Instead of Selling Cookies, California’s ‘Radical Brownies’ Spread Anti-Police Message

"We did strike a nerve. We definitely did strike a nerve."

Politics | Media Bias

CBS This Morning Blames Cancellation of Muslim Prayer Event at Duke on Franklin Graham

On Friday, CBS This Morning reported on news that Duke University had cancelled plans to have a Muslim call-to-prayer projected from the school’s famous bell tower at the Duke Chapel and, while Duke suggested that there were “several factors” th

News | Fun With Islam

Students FORCED To Wear Islamic Garb On School Outing, Parents IRATE

A Colorado school district has come under fire from parents in the community when a local middle school told girls that they will have to submit to sharia-

Politics | Seriously???

Firefighters Say They Were Sent Home for Refusing to Remove Patriotic Stickers | NBC Chicago

Four suburban firefighters say they were ordered to go home after refusing to remove American flag stickers posted on their helmets and lockers.

Politics | Seriously???

App That Crowdsources 'Sketchy' Areas Fights Charges of "Racism"

The word "sketchy" can mean anything, and that can be a bit of a problem.

Politics | Op-Ed

6 questions for the sponsors of the new campus sexual assault bill | WashingtonExaminer.com

Eight senators introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to combat sexual assaults on college campuses. But, as with most fancy-named bills, the “Campus Safety and Accountability Act” may not do anything to actually combat sexual assaults a

Politics | Seriously???

Thomas the Tank Engine had to shut the hell up to save children everywhere

Tracy Van Slyke: Classism, sexism, anti-environmentalism bordering on racism – any parent who discovered these hidden lessons will be glad that the show’s star just quit

Politics | Seriously???

WHAT??? University Grading Based On Race, NOT Merit

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has taken affirmative action to a new level. Instead of giving grades on how well you do in class, grades will be determined by race. The new policy, called “

Politics | Seriously???

Exclusive: Chase Employee Leaks Purported Photo of LGBT Survey Question

A source from inside Chase bank has provided what he says is a photograph of the actual question all employees were asked in a company-wide survey about their support for “the LGBT community.” This is the first time an alleged image of the actual surv

Politics | Seriously???

'Adios Amigos!' tweet by Dutch airline angers Mexico fans after World Cup loss

What was meant to be a joke has turned into a PR blunder for Dutch airline KLM after it angered Mexican soccer fans by taking to Twitter to celebrate the Netherlands' dramatic comeback victory in the World Cup.

Politics | Seriously???

MN Senate Changes Name of ‘Offensive’ Asian Carp to Something Even More Offensive | Mediaite

Minnesota's state Senate approved a measure that would rename Asian carp -- i.e. the black, bighead, grass, and silver carp species -- something that would absolutely not offend Asians, due to the carp's association with a growing pestilence.

Politics | Interesting Links

12 Trademarks Declared Less Offensive Than Redskins

In a ruling Wednesday morning, the United States Patent and Trademark Office cancelled six federal trademarks for the name of the Washington Redskins. (RELATED: US Patent Office Cancels 'Redskins' Tra

Politics | Politics

BBC mauled for ruling 'girl' is offensive word

The corporation was accused of censorship after cutting the ‘G-word’ from a documentary on the Commonwealth Games.

Politics | The War On Gender

Toys ‘R’ Us Drops Gender-Specific Toy Labeling in the UK

The move by Toys R Us UK to drop gender toy labeling is a great move for kids and parents alike (if you're a kool aid drinking moron).

Politics | Seriously???

Rhode Island middle school principal bans 'Honors Night' Because It’s Too “Exclusive"

Principal Alexis Meyer who heads up Archie R. Cole Middle School in East Greenwich, Rhode Island raised the ire of parents by canceling the school's long-standi

Politics | Seriously???

‘Hump Day’ event cancelled after students claim bringing a camel to campus was racist

Students at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota have cancelled an event to celebrate the end of the year after complaints that bringing a camel on campus could offend those of Middle Eastern cultures.

Politics | Seriously???

School Cancels ‘Y.M.C.A.’ Performance After Parent Complains It’s Racist | Mediaite

Has Y.M.C.A. ever struck you as a racist song? Well, one North Dakota parent believes it is, and her complaint got Bennett Elementary School to pull the song from the school's talent show in May.

Politics | Seriously???

Children as young as kindergartners could face bullying charges in CA city

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Children as young as kindergarten-age could face misdemeanor charges for bullying under a proposed law advancing in a Southern California city.