NPR Watch (7/19/17) — Did NPR Check To See Whether Rapes Were Okay?


Far as I can tell, NPR has nearly completely ignored the story of rampant child abuse and rape in Rotherham, England. They did do two stories, in which two words were notably absent: “islam,” and “muslim.” I wonder why that is. Remember what we’ve said numerous times in these pages: You ALWAYS come out of any session with NPR “news” less informed than when you go in. Continue reading NPR Watch (7/19/17) — Did NPR Check To See Whether Rapes Were Okay?

REAL Supremacy Is … Recourse


Think of your HR department at your workplace. Imagine if you, a white dude, were to try to petition your HR director for redress against some kind of discrimination — against any kind of discrimination. Kind of a laughable idea, right? In other words… no recourse. No recourse anywhere. Imagine you’re a white dude trying to bring a complaint for discrimination — any kind of discrimination — to the courts in America. To a university. To your town government. To some arbitration board somewhere. Still just as laughable, isn’t it? No recourse. Continue reading REAL Supremacy Is … Recourse

Black Lives Matter? Yep. White Lives Don’t.


Don’t believe me? Go to a Black Lives Matter rally, and try to suggest to someone there that, say, all lives matter. Shouldn’t be controversial, right? However, the snarling, sneering, violent hostility that you’ll encounter in reaction to that brief, unsubtly obvious assertion will rock you back on your heels. All the leading candidates for the Democrat Party Presidential nomination agreed — either reluctantly or enthusiastically — that one shouldn’t say, “All lives matter.” In other words, one of America’s two major political parties does not endorse the notion that “all American lives matter.” Continue reading Black Lives Matter? Yep. White Lives Don’t.