I haven’t been on any college campuses lately, and most of the youngsters I know haven’t completely fallen down the cultural appropriation rabbit hole, but a couple have stuck their toes in the water. I wondered if this could explain why the most strident feminists never have a word to say about how Islam treats women, but then I realized they’re just too afraid of the potential consequences of exercising free speech if there’s a jihadist or two around.
I have ultimately decided it is just another way of finding something stupid to complain about and to scold others for, another point for use in controlling the behavior of others, which is the true ultimate goal of leftists. I am happy i have the opportunity to appropriate whatever parts of others’ cultures which suit me, or taste good, or look beautiful or are interesting.
Remember Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical CEO who jacked up the price of a drug used to treat infections in HIV patients? He was called to testify before Congress, and did an excellent job of cementing his well-earned reputation as a world-class jerk. I can’t imagine his performance will help him in his trial for fraud charges relating to the hedge fund he managed.
This is a brilliant response to the jackasses of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), which made Pittsburg, Kansas, its latest target after an “unnamed resident” complained about a “God Bless America” sign hanging at the local post office. Yes, the sign was removed, but more than 1,500 of them are now displayed on private property in the town.
Hillary won six of six coin tosses to be declared the Iowa caucus winner by a whopping .02%. Has she been this lucky since making a killing in the cattle futures market? Will we see the rise of truth flippers? The odds of this good luck are 1 in 64, which unsurprisingly has led to claims of fraud and the alienation of Bernie’s supporters. Even the Des Moines Register is calling for an audit., and Mark Steyn agrees that the stench isn’t from ethanol.
The Clinton camp was so afraid she wouldn’t win that she came out and gave a sort of victory speech, and hurriedly moved on to New Hampshire. Jonah Goldberg describes that the way of counting determines who is declared a winner. Is it a coincidence that the Iowa Democratic leader who refuses to release the raw vote totals has a license plate reading “HRC 2016”? Is it also a coincidence that in one precinct a delegate was shifted from Bernie to Hillary?
UPDATE: More strange things in Iowa…
UPDATE: And still more…
As Japan nears the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck coastal towns in the northeast, taxi drivers in the area are reporting ghost passengers, fares who appear to be real, and even speak, then vanish. Others are also reporting some rather ghastly spectral sights, which isn’t surprising with a death toll of more than 15,000 and over 2,000 still reported as missing.