Day: April 28, 2017

??? Am I out of the mainstream?

As my 8th grade French teacher used to admonish us: traduisez s’il vous plait! It features first-year student Andy Spalletta, who considers “nonbinary” a term favored by “mainstream society”: Spalletta identifies as demi-gray, genderqueer panromantic. For Spalletta, this means they might be sexually attracted to someone as gray-sexual until they have a demi-sexual partnership with …

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UNH Employees Cannot Appropriate University Resources to Express Partisan Political Views

The New Hampshire, the UNH system student newspaper, is reporting on a dust-up over some posters displayed on a wall at the Memorial Union Building (MUB). The ‘We the people’ posters were placed by an employee without MUB management approval. While the article focuses on the various reactions to them going up and coming down, the unrecognized gem …

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Democrats Not Happy With Their Party’s Attempts to Block Trump

Democrats are unhappy? Stop the fricking’ presses! Few Democrats are pleased with their own party’s attempts to oppose Donald Trump in his first 100 days as president. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 11% of Likely Democratic Voters believe efforts by the Democrats to oppose Trump during his first …

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From the “It’s settled SCIENCE!” folder – salt

Higher sodium intake associated with lower blood pressure. You read that right. Wait.  WHAT??  You mean I have deprived myself (except on French fries and corn on the cob) all these years for nothing (reformatted, emphasis mine)? In another blow against decades of accepted medical wisdom, one of the most prestigious, long-running studies reports that …

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Too bad we don’t have enough adults on campuses like him right now

University of California Berkeley is the “fabled” home of the free speech movement back in the 60s.  Nowadays, not so much as we’ve seen the political correctness/cultural Marxism reach its nadir with respect to LIMITING that same concept.  You know, some dribble about offense, safe spaces, and oppression except it hasn’t stopped at just debate …

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