The promotion of societal idiocy to make 0.03% of the population feel better

What is a ‘transgender boy?’ A ‘transgender boy,’ in the stylebook being used by the credentialed media, is a person who is biologically a girl, but who believes, apparently sincerely, that she is really a boy, wants to identify publicly as a boy, and wants desperately to be accepted as a boy. Boy Scouts open …

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We have to provide a valid ID, complete with investigation, for lots of things

Fox News tweeted: Poll: Nearly Half of America Voters Support Trump's Immigration Order https://t.co/ybonwad1Fg pic.twitter.com/4sZZ1JBVIY — Fox News (@FoxNews) January 29, 2017 From Travel + Leisure: Driver Licenses From Nine States Won’t Be Valid IDs for Domestic Flights in 2018 By Cailey Rizzo | December 17, 2016 Beginning Jan. 22, 2018, travelers from nine states …

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The noble, environmentalist left

CBS News reported that the protesters at the #WomensMarch ” left their signs and posters on the barricade facing the west front of the Capitol building, where Mr. Trump’s inauguration ceremony took place.” But it wasn’t just there, as some sort of political statement: That is supposedly near the Trump hotel. He’re another one, from …

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The Kill Zone

From CNN: 762 murders. 12 months. 1 American city. By Amanda Wills, Sergio Hernandez and Marlena Baldacci, CNN | Updated 1:50 PM ET, Monday, January 2, 2017 There was more than a 50% increase in murders in just one year. Chicago hit 500 homicides before the end of the summer in 2016. In 2015, the …

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The difference between Republicans and Democrats on ‘Diversity’

The Wall Street Journal had a story this morning, New Congress Reflects Both Diversity of America and Difference Between Parties, which included numbers but missed the point. The House of Representatives that takes the oath of office on Tuesday will include its first Indian-American woman. The Senate will have a record number of women, including …

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This study is no surprise

From the Harvard Business Review: Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume By Lauren Rivera and András Tilcsik | December 21, 2016 Every fall, tens of thousands of law students compete for a small number of coveted summer associateships at the country’s top law firms. The stakes are high: getting one of …

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Get out of the city!

I had the pleasure of watching Meet the Press Daily on MSNBC yesterday, and one thing struck me. Host Chuck Todd had one of the show’s round table discussions about the divide between urban and rural Americans, with two liberal and one conservative panelist joining him. I don’t remember the names of the two liberals, …

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Ignore the bovine feces: this is with what they are really concerned!

From Twitter: Ivy League Students Vote To Install Free Tampons In Men’s Room… https://t.co/RGN9pRrnnd — Ƭαвιтнα Ɓℓιѕѕ ❤ (@BlissTabitha) December 20, 2016 The tweet sounds humorous enough, so I went to the linked article: Ivy League students vote to install free tampons in men’s room By Toni Airaksinen | December 18, 2016 | Thought man-pons …

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How the GOP can cut into the Democrats’ urban vote totals

From The Chicago Tribune, via Le*gal In*sur*rec*tion: Emanuel doubts Trump will cut funding for sanctuary cities By John Byrne | November 16, 2016 | 5:09 PM CST Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said he doesn’t think Republican President-elect Donald Trump will cut off federal funding to sanctuary cities, the latest salvo in the mayor’s post-election …

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An absolutely horrible article from CNNMoney Statistics given without meaning or context

I’m so glad that my favorite CNNMoney writer only retweeted this story — I think that’s part of her job — and didn’t write it herself: Stunning stat: Americans aged 18 to 24 used CASH in 38% of their payments last year https://t.co/3TepcU4yAh via @Pat_Gillespie pic.twitter.com/rQqc3TI3Ji — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 7, 2016 And now, …

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