Been thinking lately about Halloween, self-identification, and cultural appropriation. Along with Megyn Kelly, I’ve been trying to understand “cultural appropriation” and, more specifically, “identity appropriation” as “explained” to us by progressives who apparently now believe that some people (but only some) should be able to choose their age, race, sex, “gender”, and even species, forcing the rest of us to acknowledge their new reality.
Posted in censorship, gay "rights", gender, Open Threads, Racism, Sexism
Tagged Al Roker, Beyonce, blackface, cultural appropriation, drag queens, Elizabeth Warren, Gaelic culture, Halloween, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Megyn Kelly, Michael Jackson, open thread, Rachel Dolezal, Rachel McKinnon, Rush Limbaugh, Samhain, Sarah Silverman, self-identify, transgender, whiteface
It’s only Trump who’s not allowed to state the obvious: The game is rigged.
Posted in Constitutional Rights, Elections, Hillary Clinton, Ideology, Media bias, Most Corrupt Politicians, Open Threads, Radical Groups, Trumps
Tagged Alinsky, Beyonce, Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, Fauxcahontas, Hillary Clinton, Madre, Miley Cyrus, open thread, Progressives, rigged system
Michelle Obama, her daughters, her mother, and goodness knows who else are flying to China today on the taxpayers’ dime. But of course!
The Chinese built the Great Wall to keep out “barbarians”. Does it work? Apparently not all the time.
The 8-day junket is described by the White House as “official” business in order to justify making We the People foot the bill: [emphasis added to quotes]
On Tuesday, the CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, published an open letter attempting to explain his company’s latest approach to the “open carry” issue. The company finds itself in an awkward position. Pro-open-carry individuals have staged “Starbucks Appreciation Days” at some Starbucks locations. During these events, participants openly carried their guns. In response, anti-gun activists have staged anti-open-carry events and put pressure on Starbucks, seeking to have the company ban guns from their stores. These competing events have positioned the company in the middle of a political firestorm. Thus, Schultz’s letter, in which he states the company’s newest approach. Continue reading
Posted in Ideology, National Policy, Open Threads
Tagged Beyonce, boycotts, burqa, Forbes, gun control, Howard Schultz, James O'Keefe, Katie Couric, KKK, La Raza, Matt Drudge, Miley Cyrus, open carry, Planned Parenthood, Robin Thicke, Second Amendment, Starbucks
Progressives at the Daily Kos and “Show Me Progress” and elsewhere (like the Obama-worshipping, complicit mainstream media) are outraged at a rodeo clown who wore a Barack Obama mask during a performance at the Missouri State Fair. Continue reading
Posted in Ideology, Media bias, Open Threads, Racism, Satire
Tagged Barack Hussein Obama, Beyonce, Claire McCaskill, Dixie Chicks, Oprah, President George W. Bush, President Ronald Reagan, Rachel Maddow, racism, rodeo clown, Show Me Progress