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Transgender Bullies Make Worldwide News After Attack in London’s Hyde Park

17th September 2017

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While some of these headlines are misleading, wrongly depicting this incident as a “fight” between two sides, when in fact it was an attack by transgender activists on a member of the feminist group, even inaccurate coverage is better than no coverage. Sunlight is the best disinfectant, and the more attention that is focused on this issue, the more people will become aware of the hateful intolerance of transgender activists, who seek to silence their critics. Because facts and logic are against them, they resort to terroristic intimidation tactics against their opponents.

Basic freedoms and important matters of public policy are at stake in this debate, and it is obvious which side is trying to silence dissent by labeling disagreement as “hate.” People need to wake the hell up.

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Feminist Group Fights Over Whether to Have a Black March on a Jewish Holiday

17th September 2017

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When everything is political, everything gets … political.

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The Revolution Devours Its Children: Inside the New Battle Against Google

17th September 2017

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One of the biggest, most embarrassing divorces in the normally quiet world of Washington think tanks blew into the open earlier this month, when writer Barry Lynn and nine others defected from New America. Lynn said they were pushed out of the influential Democratic think tank after he wrote a post this summer criticizing Google, one of its key funders. Anne-Marie Slaughter, who heads the foundation, called the story reporting the news “false”—then wrote a long Medium post walking her charge back.

One thing the Crust does not do is bite the hands that fund it.

Whatever the final trigger for the split, its roots lay far deeper than this summer’s scuffle. The Google controversy marked the most public emergence of an intellectually combative group jostling for a role as the new economic brain of the Democratic Party.

Raising the bar from ‘moron’ to ‘dimwit’. If the Democrat Party has an ‘economic brain’ other than Karl Marx, I have yet to see evidence of it.

Lynn’s group, called Open Markets, has spent six years arguing that the Democrats have become too comfortable with corporate money and power, and need to rally around a new principle: breaking up monopolies. As the party remains locked in a struggle to reboot itself, unable to craft a unifying vision in the Trump era, Lynn and his group are trying to push it into a new fight against global corporate titans, targeting big companies like Google by name, and arguing that it’s time to use federal antitrust law to chip away at their influence. They see the fight as both a boon to democracy and a political framework that could excite voters in a new, more energized populist moment.

But the Democrat Party is all about corporate money and power. These people must not be paying attention.

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Row Over AI That ‘Identifies Gay Faces’

11th September 2017

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A facial recognition experiment that claims to be able to distinguish between gay and heterosexual people has sparked a row between its creators and two leading LGBT rights groups.

Science deniers!

The Stanford University study claims its software recognises facial features relating to sexual orientation that are not perceived by human observers.

Although human observers are pretty cunning. Google the term ‘gaydar’.

The work has been accused of being “dangerous” and “junk science”.

Sure. ‘LGBT rights groups’ are famous for their scientific expertise compared to Stanford.

Dangerous it may be; reality tends to be dangerous, and admitting reality is certainly dangerous to political prejudices.

But the scientists involved say these are “knee-jerk” reactions.

Got it in one.

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America’s Big Educational Problem

9th September 2017

Steve Sailer cuts to the chase.

The big problem is obviously that America is running out white children to use to integrate public schools.

Perhaps progressives will soon demand a court-ordered white child breeding program to increase the number of white children to be drafted into the Integration Corps.

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Wasserman Schultz IT Aide Planted Computer to Be Found, Police Report Suggests

9th September 2017

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Democrats may be cunning and unprincipled, but they can’t match people from a culture that has been cunning and unprincipled for millennia.

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Penn Law Prof. Amy Wax on Her Controversial ‘Return to Cultural Norms’ Editorial

8th September 2017

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University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax argued in an editorial that many of the problems plaguing American society—opioid abuse, unemployment, inner-city violence—can be traced to “the breakdown of the country’s bourgeois culture.”

Wax and her co-author suggested the “re-embrace” of cultural norms such as education, marriage before children, and respect for authority by Americans would “significantly reduce society’s pathologies.”

The firestorm that followed the editorial’s publication culminated in 33 members of the Penn Law faculty publicly denouncing Wax in an open letter published in The Daily Pennsylvanian. The professors did not engage Wax’s arguments on the merits, but instead spoke of their concern for an ideal educational experience in which people “respect one another without bias or stereotype.”

In other words, she was subjected to a Two Minute Hate for ThoughtCrime by those who love Big Brother.

Not really news, but a useful reminder.

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Stop Faking Service Dogs

6th September 2017

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Here in famously pet-friendly Los Angeles, I encounter dogs that are blatantly not service animals on a daily basis. Recently, during a morning visit to my local café, I laughed when a woman whose tiny dog was thrashing around at the limits of its leash and barking fiercely at other customers loudly proclaimed that it was a service animal. “It’s my service dog,” she said to me, scowling. “You’re not allowed to ask me why I need it!”

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Students Are Skipping School to Protest DACA’s End

5th September 2017

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You’d think they were doing somebody a favor by attending school, a favor that they can withhold whenver they want to.

Wonder how they’d react to being expelled for skipping school.

Guess we’ll never find out.

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The New Jim Crow: Segregation-Loving Ivy League Students Demand Separate-But-Equal Dorms

3rd September 2017

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Orval Faubus is rolling in his grave. ‘Sumbitch! All we needed to do was get them to segregate themselves! Why the hell didn’t we think of that?’

Of course, this is Princeton, and Princeton has always been a little strange. (Hello, Michelle Obama!)

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The Revolution Eats Its Children: Antifa Supporters Cry Over Trevor Noah’s Daily Show Segment Mocking Antifa

1st September 2017

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Noah’s jokes follow the establishment media’s change in stance towards the extremist movement, which earned widespread ire following violence in Berkeley last weekend. During the protest, random onlookers, conservatives, and journalists were assaulted by gangs of black-clad “anti-fascists.” The group even went after a comedian dressed as a popcorn vendor, deeming him a capitalist.

Naturally, members of Antifa and their left-wing sympathizers did not take Noah’s jokes lightly. From accusations of Nazi sympathizing to all-out death threats, leftists are upset by the comedian’s right to tell jokes.

 

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Academics Discover New Way to Get Offended: ‘Invisibility Microaggressions’

1st September 2017

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Two professors claim to have discovered a new form of politically incorrect offense called “invisibility microaggressions,” which are said to be even more subtle than regular microaggressions. Their proposed solution for these offenses is to get rid of meritocracy.

I am not making this up.

Campus Reform reported on Thursday that a recent study by two professors, Jasmine Mena, who teaches psychology at Bucknell University, and Annemarie Vaccaro of the University of Rhode Island, claim that they are the first academics to discover that “invisibility” is a form of microaggressions not previously described in feminist academia.

“There is a growing body of literature that suggests invisibility is a common form of exclusion — or microaggression,” Mena and Vaccaro say. “However, no studies have focused deeply on the ways women faculty and staff experience invisibility microaggressions on college campuses.”

 

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‘Antifa’ Professor Facing 40 Years in Prison for Assault Claims … Victimhood?

31st August 2017

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Of course he does.

 

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Greek Life Retreat Cancelled After Banana Peel Found in Tree

31st August 2017

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A Greek Life retreat at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) was promptly cancelled this weekend after a banana peel was found hanging in a tree.

A student said he threw the peel because he could not find a garbage can, but the incident made some students uneasy, so the school “felt it was imperative to provide space immediately to students affected by this incident.”

I am not making this up. These are not just your garden variety People of Color, but sorority members.

Kids, time to check your privilege.

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Paul Anka Won’t Budge in Battle With Charity Over Mar-a-Lago Cancellation

31st August 2017

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Paul Anka will not be a victim of the political correctness that prompted more than a dozen charities to cancel or move fundraisers from Mar-a-Lago following President Trump’s remarks about the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

Anka, 76, a pop star since he was a teenager, was booked to perform Dec. 2 at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., at the LIFE (Leaders in Furthering Education) Lady in Red Gala, and had received a deposit of $75,000.

But when Trump was criticized for blaming “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, LIFE — run by Lois Pope, the widow of National Enquirer founder Generoso Pope — moved the event to the nearby Breakers with a new date, Jan. 5.

Anka, who has an 11-year-old son and nine grandchildren, is going on a European vacation in January. When LIFE organizers asked if the deposit could go toward a performance next year, his agent allegedly said, “This is not negotiable. You will not get a penny back.”

That’s the nature of a deposit. If you change things, you forfeit the deposit. Welcome to the real world.

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Salvadorans Could Be the Next Wave of Illegals Crossing US Border to Canada

28th August 2017

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There are a quarter of a million people of El Salvador in the U.S. who could see their temporary protected status (TPS) disappear by March 2018.

If so, they could be deported. Or they may cross illegally into Canada, as thousands of Haitians continue to do.

Earth to Justin, Earth to Justin: Welcome to our world.

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How Portland Is Driving Away New Residents of Color

28th August 2017

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No doubt seeking to sustain its reputation as the Whitest City in America, despite being on the Left Coast.

At a lecture in Portland last October, Isabel Wilkerson—the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who wrote about the great migration of Black Americans from the south to the north—said that when people leave a place, it’s often a referendum on the very place they leave.

No doubt why people are leaving California and New York for Texas.

So then what does it mean when I, and other people of color (POC), walk away from Portland because we can no longer stomach its racism? What does it say about Portland and specifically, the failure of its liberalism?

Principally, it means you’re a bunch of whiners who see racism under every bush. Look at this picture and try to find the Person of Color (POC):

I’ve been wrestling with these issues ever since I moved to Columbus, Ohio, in July. But before I left, I spent my last month in Portland traveling the city, asking POC how their experiences mirrored or differed from my own. What struck me was the very frank and seldom heard opinions by POC born and raised in Portland who are tired—understandably so—by new transplants like myself criticizing their city.

Maybe they know something you don’t — life isn’t about searching for new and exciting ways to be a victim.

I quickly grew accustomed to being asked by white people about my ethnic heritage—whether at the grocery store, sports bar, or on TriMet—and learned to say that I’m Indian American in the first few minutes of practically every conversation, just to set them at ease. It never really worked. They specifically wanted to know about the “Mohamed” in my last name.

Maybe it’s all the people around the world named ‘Mohamed’ who are blowing up random strangers. Just maybe. If being white is enough to make you a white nationalist, then maybe being ‘Mohamed’ is enough to make you an Islamic terrorist. Just maybe.

The thing is, I tried liking Portland. I even co-founded a podcast, Racist Sandwich—covering food, race, gender, and class—hoping it would make me feel at ease in Oregon. It never worked. Call me privileged, call me spoiled. Accuse me of taking up too much space in this city. These are all fair criticisms. In fact, I left last month with a heavy heart and many apologies to dole out, especially to the POC who were born and raised in Oregon, whose voices and experiences I fear I might have misrepresented or worse, muzzled.

In other words, the Victim Card didn’t work for you. Boo-hoo.

Steve Sailer says it best:

Reading all these I Cried Among the Farmland essays of Immigriping, I have to agree with one commenter: They’re not sending their best.

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Berkeley Antifa Protest Turns Violent as ‘Anti-Fascists’ Swarm Park

27th August 2017

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The brownshirts of the Left are on the march. Yet Trump is the New Hitler.

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Anarchists Carrying ‘No Hate’ Shields Assault People At Berkeley Protest

27th August 2017

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A large group of anarchists interrupted a left-wing protest against a canceled right-wing demonstration in Berkeley, Calif., attacking five people Sunday afternoon.

Scorecards! Getcher scorecards here! Can’t tell the victims without a scorecard!

A hundred anarchists moved through the police line and were able to enter into the crowd of about 2,000 people. While there, the group assaulted some Trump supporters and other right-wing counter protesters who showed up to the rally.

The ‘No Hate’ shields were a nice ironic touch.

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Transgender Victimhood Narrative: Police Shoot Knife-Wielding ‘Person’

25th August 2017

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“Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight” is pretty good advice, but evidently nobody told this to Kenneth “Kiwi” Herring. On Tuesday in St. Louis, Herring attacked a 30-year-old neighbor with a knife, inflicting “severe lacerations” on the man’s face, arms and torso. When police arrived and attempted to arrest Herring, they say he/“she” refused to put down the knife and attacked one of the officers, slicing him in the arm. The officers then fatally shot Herring, who thus became “the 18th Trans Person Murdered in 2017,” according to the lesbian blog Autostraddle.

Of course, if you attack a police officer with a knife, it’s not murder when the cop shoots you, but this is how it how social-justice crusades operate — when the facts don’t fit the narrative, the facts don’t matter.

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Feminist Professor Claims Fatness Is Liberatory, Is Shocked by Women Who Laughed at Her

25th August 2017

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An Arizona State University professor has expressed disappointment at the results of a study she conducted with around 20 women, all of whom consider gaining 100 pounds to be a negative thing. She expected them to embrace her views of fatness as a “liberatory” experience.

To begin with, ‘liberatory’ isn’t a real word.

Breanne Fahs, a self-described “fat woman” who teaches Women and Gender Studies at ASU was dismayed by the study in which “no participants described gaining 100 pounds as a positive thing to imagine.”

Maybe they know something that she doesn’t.

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Democrats Bring the H8: The NYT Crossword Is Old and Kind of Racist

25th August 2017

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Nothing is so banal that Social Justice Warriors cannot be offended by it.

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The Hierarchy of Victimhood

24th August 2017

Lion of the Blogosphere lays it out.

A former Christian who is now an atheist and speaks out against Christianity would surely be considered one of the good guys.

A former Muslim who is now an atheist and speaks out against Islam is considered an “anti-Muslim extremist” spreading “hate.”

Well, I’m glad we’ve cleared that up.

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Democrats Bring the H8: After Publishing New Book Critical of Al Gore, Climate Scientist Has Website Shut Down by Attacks

24th August 2017

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Sure your speech is free — so long as you agree.

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Protesters Hurt After Man Allegedly Tries to Drive Through Crowd

24th August 2017

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After attending a vigil, some people took to the streets and blocked an intersection, St. Louis police officers said. A man tried to drive through the intersection and honked many times to try and get protesters to move, the department said in a statement. Some of the protesters refused to get out of the intersection, instead choosing to jump on the car and beat it, the department went on.

“The protesters surrounded the vehicle and began striking it with their hands and a flag pole. Several protesters also kicked and jumped on top of the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle … proceeded to drive away when three protesters … fell from the vehicle,” a department spokesperson said in a statement.

If he were Muslim, they’d have arrested the protesters for ‘Islamophobia’.

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Tim Cook Gives Apple Megabux to SPLC and ADL

18th August 2017

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Via Buzzfeed, here is Apple CEO Tim Cook’s memo:

Team,

Like so many of you, equality is at the core of my beliefs and values.

That’s why I deserved to be compensated $373 million for my labor in 2015 and you didn’t: because I believe in equality .

… I disagree with the president and others who believe that there is a moral equivalence between white supremacists and Nazis, and those who oppose them by standing up for human rights. Equating the two runs counter to our ideals as Americans.

Therefore, people I disagree with politically should have no civil rights. They should be outlaws subjected to any violence that people who agree with me feel like inflicting upon them, those bastards. After all, I made $373 million last year. What did theymake?

Regardless of your political views, we must all stand together on this one point — that we are all equal.

Although not in income. That’s a totally separate question.

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Another CalExit Proposal Put Forward

18th August 2017

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Let ’em go. I can live with Republican Presidents as far as the eye can see.

This time, the goal is convening a U.S. constitutional convention to overhaul what proponents call a moldy national blueprint out of step with life in California.

Because, of course, everything has to be in step with life in California.

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ACLU Blames Cops for Charlottesville Violence

17th August 2017

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And if the ACLU says it, are we not obliged to believe it?

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The Revolution Eats Its Children: Ta-Nehisi Coates Blames Obama for ‘Helping to Feed White Supremacy’

15th August 2017

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Ta-Nehisi Coates, the race-obsessed National Correspondent for The Atlantic, gave an interview on August 15 to taxpayer-subsidized Pacifica Radio’s Democracy Now, where he offered his opinion on Trump, racism (of course), Charlottesville, and white supremacy, as a plug for his new book, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. And, while Republicans of course are the biggest culprits for allowing racism to continue, Coates stated that even former President Obama was in some way responsible.

I guess Obama wasn’t really Black Enough to suit the new clerisy.

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Democrats Bring the H8: Anti-Trump Protesters Lash Out at NYPD for Doing Their Jobs

15th August 2017

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Anti-Trump protesters welcomed the president back to Trump tower in New York late Monday night by venting their frustration not only at Trump himself, but also to key administration officials, as well as the New York Police Department who were assigned to protect the president.

“The police are the first line of fascism in the United States of America, so if you’re really about refusing fascism and getting fascists out of this country, you gotta get rid of them(the police) first, because who are they protecting? They protected the Alt-Right people in Charlottesville,” Shangree said. “They protected the Alt-Right when the Alt-right was in New York City. They protect the Alt-right where ever they go. They protected the Alt-Right when I was in L.A..”

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Illegal Immigrant Activist: Racist Politicians Are Trying to Send All People of Color Into Camps

14th August 2017

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When Maxine Waters winds up in a camp, then I’ll believe this rot.

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Illegal Refugees Complain About Housing In Montreal

14th August 2017

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Not only are the asylum-seekers provided access to all municipal services in Montreal but they begin picking up their social assistance check within days of arriving in Canada — and are expected to spend some of it on room and board.

Another illegal, who wished to remain anonymous, said it would be easier to get settled into Quebec if he had a cellular phone and a lawyer to help settle his refugee claim because “$600 or $700 isn’t a lot to eat with or to sleep with.”

I guess it wasn’t the cushy gig they were told it would be.

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‘No Free Speech for Fascists’ Is a Truly Terrible Idea

14th August 2017

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“No Free Speech for Fascists!” It’s a motto you see on pre-printed signs at protests, including at yesterday’s rallies in reaction to the violence and death in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend. Paired with a flood of invective against the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for the group’s support of Unite the Right’s right to stage a rally at the city’s statue of Robert E. Lee in the first place, they make for a troubling trend.

Perhaps I ought to have a category ‘Whose turn is it to be the fascist?’

Imagine what the Chattering Class reaction would be to signs saying ‘No Free Speech for Communists!’. Oh, wait, we’ve already seen that.

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans

12th August 2017

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The application process for schools, fellowships, and jobs always came with a ritual: a person who had a role in choosing me—an admissions officer, an interviewer—would mention in his congratulations that I was “different” from the other Asians. When I won a scholarship that paid for part of my education, a selection panelist told me that I got it because I had moving qualities of heart and originality that Asian applicants generally lacked. Asian applicants were all so alike, and I stood out. In truth, I wasn’t much different from other Asians I knew. I was shy and reticent, played a musical instrument, spent summers drilling math, and had strict parents to whom I was dutiful. But I got the message: to be allowed through a narrow door, an Asian should cultivate not just a sense of individuality but also ways to project “Not like other Asians!”

For Fashionable Victim purposes, Asians have Honorary Whiteness.

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Don’t be Google

12th August 2017

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“If we can’t have an honest discussion about this, then we can never truly solve the problem.” He pleads. But the real problem is we can’t have an honest discussion that doesn’t ultimately reveal there is no problem. Indeed, if the honesty goes long enough, we might find that diversity as an idea is the problem. Even, maybe, diversity is a problem. Monsters dwell here. That’s why you can’t even draw maps of this place.

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Abandoning the Bitches

12th August 2017

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Social justice deems three or more whites gathering unmolested a conspiracy in itself; feminism deems the same for men. Black violence is why we can’t have nice things. Female resentment is why we can’t have guy things.

As Al Bundy, in his hard-earned wisdom, explained years ago, nothing drives women madder than the thought of you having fun without them. Worst of all is the thought they aren’t even on your mind. This, along with Sailer’s Law of Female Journalism, is what feminism is really All About.

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“What is the distribution of Hindu castes among Google employees?”

12th August 2017

Steve Sailer brings up an inconvenient point.

From commenter Eagle Eye:

What is the distribution of Hindu castes among Google employees?

Is Pichai himself an “Untouchable”?

What percentage of Google staff are Shudra (lowest caste)? How many “Googlers” come from “Scheduled Castes” or “Scheduled Tribes” (i.e. underclass groups)?

Do higher-caste Indian women at Google date lower-caste men?

Do Untouchables at Google mix smoothly with senior management?

Does anyone keep track of caste? Why not? Are there lists secretly passed around to keep out caste impostors? (“She is actually only an X from Y state.”)

What about Korean baekjeong at Google?

Let’s have a data-driven conversation with Pich

It is striking how there is virtually zero interest in America in the topic of caste discrimination, even as the number of Indians in important places grows. It suggests, once more, that Current Year obsessions aren’t really about Battling Bigotry in general, but instead are about Getting Whitey in particular.

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Silicon Valley Blues

11th August 2017

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So I find the fact that women and some minorities, as a whole, are underrepresented among Silicon Valley firms to be both predictable and not particularly alarming. When I started my career in public accounting nearly 40 years ago there were very few women in the CPA profession. In my first “class” at Deloitte in Boston, of the thirty-six or so new accountants hired, more than a third were women. Now some university accounting programs are dominated by women and these women often outperform their male counterparts. In this very demanding of professions, 19% of Deloitte’s partner level employees are now women. In fact, Deloitte’s CEO is a woman.

Engineering and tech, like public accounting, have not, historically, been careers pursued by women for a host of reasons that are difficult to ascertain. Certainly, at least in the last forty years that I have been in the workplace, young women have not been discouraged or barred entry into either profession for prejudicial reasons. They’ve been welcomed and recruited. But both professions involve objective, difficult, demanding, and quantitative undergraduate study, an emersion in their own esoteric language and structure. They are both, in a word, nerdy. And career-wise, they are difficult and hyper-competitive. Success, in either profession, is hardly assured. Tech firms blossom and die with amazing frequency; today’s stock grants or options are often tomorrow’s wallpaper. And the accounting profession, aside from being an incredible grind, is built around the notion that about 1/3 of its staff will either leave or be counselled out each and every year. Extrapolate that over time and you can see why only one in fifty or more staffers hired eventually make it to partnership.

I have three daughters, all extremely bright and hardworking. Each of them laughed at me when I suggested a career in engineering or accounting. I know that this is anecdotal, but I don’t think it is unusual. Of those twenty or so children among our inner circles of friends, I can count three who pursued engineering as undergraduates, two of those female. In all three cases, their parents are in the tech world (two engineers and one a PhD physicist.) There several other parents who are tech engineers whose children are not pursuing tech degrees. Of those three students who chose undergraduate engineering, none is pursuing an aspect of engineering that will attract a Silicon Valley career. I should note, however, that two young women are pursuing STEM careers, both in PhD programs in medical science, one is my middle daughter and the other is the daughter of an electrical engineer.

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Bienvenue au Canada!

11th August 2017

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Haitian illegal aliens in the United States whose Temporary Protected Status (TPS) amnesty is set to expire are streaming north into Canada. The Times reports that almost 800 “asylum seekers” crossed into Quebec in June (though not all were Haitian), about 1,500 in July, and more than 200 each day now. Montreal’s Olympic Stadium is filling up with them, and the Canadian army is expanding a refugee camp it set up at the border.

Well, bon voyage. Don’t let the door hit you in the butt on the way out.

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Stanford Students To Examine ‘Abolishing Whiteness’

11th August 2017

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And then there was Leland Stanford, after whom this once-University was named: He was pretty white.

“We will survey the field of whiteness studies, scholarship on the intersection of race, class, and geography, and writings on whiteness in the United States by contemporary public thinkers, to critically interrogate the terms used to describe whiteness and white identities,” the course description reads.

‘Whiteness studies’?

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Writing Conference Canceled Because Of Too Many White People

10th August 2017

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And we can’t have that, can we?

 

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Survey: Most Google Employees Disagreed With Decision To Fire Memo Writer

10th August 2017

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Most Google employees disagree with the company’s decision to fire the employee behind a memo on diversity, a survey released Wednesday shows.

Blind, an anonymous corporate networking app, surveyed its users from over 4,000 different companies on their thoughts regarding Google’s firing of software engineer James Damore, according to Business Insider. At Google, 56 percent of the 441 employees surveyed opposed their company’s decision to fire Damore.

Blind also reported employee opinions across other tech companies, which seem to support the fired software engineer.

A majority of Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon employees surveyed also opposed Google’s decision by margins of 57-43, 56-44, and 54-46, respectively. Nearly two-thirds of Uber’s employees surveyed also opposed the choice to terminate Damore.

Lyft, LinkedIn, and Apple, however, all favored Google’s decision by margins of 65-35, 53-47, and 51-49, respectively.

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Crop Rot Fever, Part MLXVIII

10th August 2017

Steve Sailer points to some inconvenient truth.

I’ve been trying to make a joke out of all the Crops Rotting in the Fields scare headlines for over a decade now, but I don’t think I’m making much progress.

I pointed out back in 2006 that you could bring back slavery and the whip and there’d still be enough crops rotting in the fields somewhere each year for the growers’ PR flacks to churn out the same press releases.

My evolutionary psychology just-so story for why this is such a perennial shtick that apparently never grows old is that agricultural peoples under Malthusian conditions must have evolved to be highly triggered by the news that some of the harvest won’t be gotten in. I bet hunter-gatherers don’t give a damn about crop rot headlines.

Nope, we really don’t, as long as our grapes come from Chile and our corn-on-the-cob from next door.

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Google Memo Author James Damore: ‘The Whole Culture Tries to Silence Any Dissenting View’

10th August 2017

Read it. And watch the video interview.

Perhaps this case will ‘start a conversation’ (the thing that proglodytes always claim to want but never do) about the ravages of the Diversitarian religion in modern life.

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Democrats Bring the H8: White Men Can’t Apply for These $10,000 Journalism Grants

9th August 2017

Read it.

‘All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.’

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The Trillion-Dollar Question

9th August 2017

Steve Sailer follows the money.

Amusingly, the liberal elites who financed Obama’s reelection in 2012 had no idea that Obama’s turnout strategy of unifying his ungainly coalition of the fringes by ginning up hatred against cishet white males would rebound against them in the ensuing years.

Once the president was reelected, however, the real Obama could safely come out. Just as I had predicted in my 2008 book America’s Half-Blood Prince: Barack Obama’s “Story of Race and Inheritance” Obama’s first term was pretty sensible and his second term pretty…authentic.

The second Obama administration was free to point its resentful allies at the rich prizes in the tech industry, the entertainment industry, and academia.

Ironically, after decades of globalism, there isn’t much left to loot among Trump’s base, so now the lucrative blue-state institutions are in the crosshairs. All these highly Democratic industries have since been getting cannibalized by fellow Democrats in the ongoing meltdown of liberalism, what archaeologists might someday call the Late Obama Age Collapse. We are still watching progressives claw each other’s eyes out as they fail to peacefully divvy up the plunder.

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Protected Sea Lions Are Eating Endangered Steelhead Salmon to Extinction

8th August 2017

Read it.

Oh, my sea lions! Oh, my salmon!

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Democrats Bring the H8: Google Celebrates Diversity and Inclusiveness by … Firing Internal Critic

8th August 2017

Read it.

This comes straight from the Someone Left The Irony On Department, as Mad Magazine once wrote. On the one hand, Google insists that “diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as a company.” On the other, a Google engineer’s memo warns that they have created an ideological “echo chamber” and a “shaming culture,” one which keeps employees silent about the impact of company policies because of the “possibility of being fired.” How did Google rebut this memo? By firing the engineer who wrote it, of course. Bloomberg’s Mark Bergen and Ellen Huet reported on James Damore’s dismissal late last night:

And there it is. The firing is directly contrary to Google’s own policy. ‘All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.’

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Why It May Be Illegal for Google to Punish That Engineer Over His Now Viral memo

7th August 2017

Read it.

Wouldn’t that burn the butts of the Social Justice Warriors.

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Man Who Pretended to Be Black Bashes Affirmative Action

7th August 2017

Read it.

The brother of actress Mindy Kaling, who pretended to be black when he applied for college, hopes President Trump will end affirmative action programs.

Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam, who pretended he was black to get into Saint Louis University’s medical school, hopes Trump will end reverse discrimination like “Lincoln ended slavery.”

Don’t hold your breath.

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