The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

British Student’s Message for White Males: ‘It Is Time for You to Bow Down’

The Independent, a left-wing British newspaper, published an anonymous student’s diatribe about “injustice” at universities: ‘White men should never hold elected positions in British universities again’ University is supposed to be amazing, a transformative experience which is informed by student unions across the country. Yet people don’t give a toss about their student unions, no […]

Nuance For Scalia: It’s The Commie Takeover Of Liberal Arts We Hammer

by Smitty (via HotAir) Christopher Scalia in the WSJ: Dismissing the liberal arts seems to have become a litmus test for conservative politicians. Earlier this month, addressing the issue of student debt, Sen. Marco Rubio joked that students ought to know in advance “whether it’s worth borrowing $40,000 to be a Greek philosophy major. Because […]

‘You Know You’re a Big Deal, Right?’

The New York Times: A trophy case framed in brass, set inside a wall near the entrance to the Bronx High School of Science, testified to the triumph of the school’s debate team. So did classroom 203, the de facto debate headquarters, where the sunlight danced off a collection of plaques and trophies. The dynamic […]

Police Say Teacher’s Texts Expressed ‘Deep Love’ for 11-Year-Old Girl

Geraldine Alcorn, 28, was arrested this month in Pittsburgh after police say she became obsessed with an 11-year-old student at Beechwood Elementary School, where Alcorn was a pre-kindergarten teacher: Alcorn took the student ice skating and later lured the 11-year-old girl to her house, according to a criminal complaint. Another time, Alcorn was found alone […]

ISIS in the Ivy League?

When last we checked in on Cornell University, they were being sued for expelling a senior chemistry major whose female friend complained that she was too drunk to consent to their sleepover hookup. Punishing drunk college kids for doing what drunk college kids do may seem rather extreme, but nothing is too extreme for some […]

Sex, Lies and ‘Broken People’

Bobby Bradshaw spent seven months in jail because a crazy woman with a fake Russian accent falsely accused him of rape: “If everyone knew the whole story, they could make a movie out of it,” he said. “It’s something you couldn’t write. It’s too crazy.” . . . At the July hearing, the woman, speaking […]

Caught in a Web of Lies at UVA

Oh! What a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive. — Sir Walter Scott Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, spent months investigating the claims made in a Rolling Stone story and found no truth: A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described […]

The #NYFLC2015 Agenda

OK, I previously included excerpts of this extraordinarily queer program from the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference. Now I have uploaded the full document: #NYFLC2015 Feminist Conference Agenda As I said previously, I must apologize for the low quality of this scan because the Feminist Majority Agenda didn’t list the panel descriptions or name the participants […]

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