There was a time when college campuses were seen as the ultimate bastions of free speech — places populated by young adults away from home for the first time, testing the limits of thought and propriety.

Those days are gone.

Today campus “bias teams” are ready to pounce like Donald Sutherland in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” on the usually unwitting victims of political correctness.

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You can’t even tell a joke anymore on many college and university campuses.

Any remark, joke, or gesture that just might be interpreted as “offensive” could be reported to campus thought police groups commonly known as the “Bias Response Team,” or perhaps the “Bias Assessment and Response Team,” or “Bias Incidence and Response Team.” Whatever they’re called, they’re frighteningly Orwellian in their desire to quash the speech of anyone they deem to have made “offensive” remarks or comments. Even professors and staff are not exempt; at the University of California at Santa Cruz a student claimed that “a faculty member made inappropriate jokes of grading like a ‘Nazi’ and continually addressed the class as ‘guys.’”

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The remarks made yesterday by Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald did not go over well with, ummmm, anyone.
VA Secretary: Veteran Wait Times Same As Waiting In Line At Disneyland [VIDEOS]
Not with Speaker Paul Ryan.


Not veteran and Senator Joni Ernst.


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A “transmasculine” elementary school teacher in the Gresham-Barlow School District in Oregon has won a $60,000 settlement from “their” district for harassment from other teachers. The teacher identifies as neither male or female and uses the pronoun “they” instead of he or she.

Leo Soell

Leo Soell

Leo Soell, formerly known as the now highly offensive “Miss Soell,” has been working as a teacher since 2013. When “they” were hired they decided not to come out because Oregon teachers are on probation for the first three years of their employment and they wanted more job security. But at the end of 2014, Leo was struck with breast cancer, had a mastectomy, restructured their chest area to be more masculine and decided not to live in the shadows any longer. It was then that they started to report harassment from fellow teachers. (That “their” is gonna take a lot of getting used to!)

The mean elementary school teachers:

continuously called Soell “she,” “lady” or “Miss Soell.” Someone smeared Vaseline on Soell’s cabinets, the complaint said, and another yelled insults in the school hallway. Others conspired to prevent Soell from using the school’s lone gender-neutral bathroom [that supposedly no one had ever used before].

Soell also

claimed one teacher screamed at her in the hallway that her gender choice was offensive to God, and she said teachers conspired to use the school’s only gender-neutral bathroom so Soell would have to wait a half-hour or more to use it.

ICYMI, NSFW:

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Veterans Administration Secretary Robert McDonald opened his mouth this morning and sheer stupidity fell out. I’m not kidding.

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While speaking at a Christian Science Monitor media breakfast he said this:

“The days to an appointment is really not what we should be measuring. What we should be measuring is the veteran’s satisfaction,” McDonald told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor media breakfast.

“What really counts is how does the veteran feel about their encounter with the VA,” he said.
“When you go to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line?” he asked. “What’s important is what’s your satisfaction with the experience.

“And that’s really the kind of measure I want to move to,” he added.

I told you, sheer stupidity. Secretary McDonald is under considerable pressure to fix the many issues within the VA, including making the wait time process faster and more transparent.

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#FreddieGray Trial: Officer Edward Nero NOT GUILTY On All Charges [VIDEOS]

May 23, 2016

It was a case that never should’ve gone to trial in the first place. The case against Officer Edward Nero was by far, the weakest of the six regarding the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Yet fame-seeking prosecutor Marilyn Mosby forged ahead in her quest to bring “justice” and “peace” to the land while […]

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Iraq vs. ISIS: Battling For Fallujah, Again [VIDEO]

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It’s deja vu all over again. One more time, Fallujah is the scene of the battle, and this time, it’s the Iraqi forces trying to take the city back from ISIS. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in […]

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Left-Wing Ploughshares Fund Gave NPR, J Street And Others Millions To Promote #IranDeal [VIDEOS]

May 22, 2016

We all know the Iran Deal should never have happened. We’ve written about the dangers of the deal multiple times. And, unfortunately, Iran has proved our fears correct. From the flouting of multiple UN sanctions, to hijacking and holding our sailors hostage, engaging in threatening behavior, and demanding that the U.S. just throw our banking […]

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Clinton v. Trump On Guns [VIDEO]

May 22, 2016

Everyone is perfectly clear on what Hillary Clinton’s position on guns looks like. Her position is whatever the left demands of her. Clinton spoke at a conference organized by the Trayvon Martin Foundation to help mothers whose children or other relatives have died from shootings. It was led by Sybrina Fulton, whose 17-year-old son, Trayvon […]

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Sanders Kicks Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Under the Bus [VIDEO]

May 22, 2016

Republicans have been wringing their hands over the upcoming election since Donald Trump took the driver’s seat after becoming the presumptive GOP nominee. But the GOP is not alone in its discomfort, as Jenny pointed out in her post on Saturday. Now challenger Bernie Sanders intends to make DNC chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz feel the Bern. In […]

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“Clinton Cash” Movie To Screen At Cannes On Eve Of #HillaryClinton’s Nomination

May 21, 2016

The much anticipated movie made about the book “Clinton Cash” by author and Hoover Institution Fellow Peter Schweizer will screen at the prestigious Cannes film festival the night prior to  what was supposed to be “Queen” Hillary’s coronation, or nomination, by the Democrat party. The movie covers the financial in’s and outs of the Clinton […]

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