Diversity

You Can Start by Renaming the “White” Mountains

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2018

The denizens of the gentrified Portsmouth and Hanover ‘Class’ (and a few wannabes from Keene) are at it again. These easily offended liberals and their minions are getting uppity over local reactions to a fledgling plan to assuage Granite State White Guilt. New Hampshire is Too Damn White™. This from people living in places zoned […]

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This is Democrat Donna Soucy’s version of “Diversity”?

by Skip August 9, 2018

Or as one wag put it “How’d that white guy sneak in?”.  These kinds of photographs are staged – it is part of the “inside-baseball”, “behind the curtains” kinds of political stagecraft that a campaign does all the time.  You think that all those people in the stands at a rally are chosen at random?  […]

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Why ‘Borders’ Matter

by Steve MacDonald July 30, 2018

The elites, the ruling class as Angelo Codevilla called them, lost when the peoples of the several states chose Mr. Trump to be their next President. Their political machine which includes most of the media has been out to dislodge him ever since. Its more radical elements have ramped up the intimidation and violence. This […]

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New Hampshire is Too White and ‘Experts’ Want to Fix It.

by Steve MacDonald July 29, 2018

New Hampshire, at 94%, is the third ‘whitest’ state demographically in the country. We’re one percent more diverse, according to the people who define such things, than Maine and the People’s Republic of Vermont. The Granite State’s ‘experts’ are gathering to confer on how to fix that. Why?

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One More Wack At Dartmouth and the Ruling Class Elite

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2018

A recent survey of Dartmouth Students got ample attention from me here and here, but Jack Kerwick, writing at Townhall.com, combed through it here and I wanted to share his conclusion because it distills the noisy narratives down to a moment of clarity. In summary, the Dartmouth survey establishes the truth of three propositions: (1)Republican […]

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Dartmouth Democrats and the Left’s Ideological Master Race

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2018

Democrats as a party are not just hypocrites about diversity and equity, they are training future generations of “leaders” to be ideological isolationists. Democrat students at Dartmouth College are much less likely to date, befriend, or even study with someone who has differing political beliefs, according to a recent survey. According to The Dartmouth, 82 percent […]

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Data Point: Diversity on colleges only goes skin-deep

by Skip May 5, 2018

Emphasis mine: A new study shows liberal bias on campus by the numbers, revealing a startling gap between Democrats and Republicans among college faculty. Nearly 40 percent of the colleges surveyed had zero professors who identify as Republicans. Using a sample of 51 top-ranked liberal arts colleges, the study looked at 8,688 full-time, Ph.D.-holding professors and found that […]

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BlogQuestion of the Day: “Days away from Winter Olympics, U.S. Olympic Committee worries Team USA isn’t diverse enough”

by Skip February 6, 2018

Hmm, shouldn’t that have been: Days away from Winter Olympics, U.S. Olympic Committee worries Team USA isn’t going to win enough? Isn’t that its purpose – is to win? Has the US Olympic honchos decided that political correctness/diversity ideology trumps meritocracy? Jus’ askin’ (H/T: The Blaze)  

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Transforming Liberal Arts Education into Liberal Indoctrination

by Steve MacDonald January 20, 2018

Joseph Asch, writing at Dartblog, exposes the fraud of the diversity and inclusion movement in his analysis of a letter by former Dartmouth Provost (and current English Professor at same) Carolyn Dever. Dever penned a missive published at Fosters.com in which she laments the Granite State’s lack of diversity and the horrible future it portends. Irony, that […]

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Education could learn a lot from manufacturing

by Skip January 7, 2018

Once again, it goes back to measurement – surprise, surprise (after the jump): SHOT: We need more diversity because MORE ADMINISTRATION!!!! Read through the official DEI materials and you soon feel overwhelmed by inspiring platitudes and glossy pictures of smiling minorities. As I noted in an earlier Michigan Review article, the administration has a nasty […]

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The Disingenuous Misrepresentation of Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2018

“Paint me” like one of your Trotskyite ‘girls.’ “…from time to time, American colleges and universities are subject to witness hate speech or activity that is disguised as free speech. Such has been the case in recent weeks at several colleges and universities in San Antonio and throughout Texas. As members of the Higher Education Council […]

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Notable Quote – Chan Eddy

by Skip December 4, 2017

On the Cultural Marxism that is known as “diversity”: All of the crap about ‘diversity”, be it cultural/racial/sexual and the whole list of other ‘diverse’ pigeonholes the Progressives have created, has been pushed so hard as a means of tearing people apart by making everyone a victim, except for white heterosexual males of course. We […]

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Feeling Virtuous About Diversity is More Important Than (…)

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2017

This week Rich and Steve discuss the left’s diversity cult and its connections to an Uzbeck Jihadi Assassin, Antifa, intolerant college kids, and Free Speech.

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To the Left Feeling Virtuous About Diversity is More Important Than…

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2017

This week Rich and Steve discuss the left’s diversity cult and its connections to an Uzbeck Jihadi Assassin, Antifa, intolerant college kids, and Free Speech. Then it’s on to Donna Brazille, the DNC, Donald Trump, and the 2018 Elections. Edited down from the original Visit Girard at Large.com Catch up with this and past segments […]

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Where do Democrat Candidates in Manchester Election Stand on These Issues?

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2017

There are a lot of elections tomorrow, most of them not in New Hampshire, but of those in the Granite State the municipal election in Manchester may be the most watched.  Democrats hope to unseat Mayor Gatsas and but before you go out and cast a ballot ask yourself where do these liberals stand on the […]

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Feeling Virtuous About Diversity is More Important Than [ Blank]

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2017

Here’s a quick two-minute sample from my segment on Giard at Large this morning. I reach into news-cycle antiquity, about a week back, to grab a phrase from Tucker Carlson that speaks loudly about diversity and the professional left. The longer (better sounding) edited version will be available later today as will a link to the […]

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Blogline of the Day – Progressives show again they are only skin deep

by Skip October 15, 2017

 Apple VP Of Diversity Apologizes For Suggesting Diversity Of Thought Is Important. Except their hatred for people like me – then it goes bone deep. (H/T: Instapundit)

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Time to Ask Your Legislators to Protect Free Speech in the UNH System

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2017

The recently released UNH Interim Report Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate is not about the weather, but it does involve snowflakes. Let me drop one on your tongue so you can get a taste. “UNH must develop a sustainable inclusive campus climate and make diversity and inclusion integral to a 21st-century education where we […]

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Amherst College Republicans taunted with ‘KKK’ flyers

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2017

If there was ever such a thing as a hate crime could this be that? The first Amherst College Republicans meeting of the year was targeted by flyers taped to the windows of the meeting space saying, “THIS IS OUR CAMPUS, NOT THE KLAN’S.” The group claims on its Facebook page that “while the flyers are related […]

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Indoctrination and Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2017

This morning on Girard at Large (part one of two) Rich and I discussed the leftward decline of SNHU, the search for a higher Ed solution that doesn’t come with as much social justice baggage (indoctrination boot camps), and how some schools obsessed with progressive “diversity” indoctrination find themselves losing money from declining enrollment.

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Unity Shmunity

by Scott Morales August 13, 2017

In one of my favorite podcasts “Mad Dogs and Englishmen”, Kevin D. Williamson said something that I’ve been thinking about for a long time but could never quite get out very well. So, of course, Kevin being Kevin, voiced it in a much more succinct and intelligent way than anything I would have come up […]

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What Happened at Evergreen College Is Just Another Step In the Journey to the Promised Liberal Utopia

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2017

If you want to make an omelet you have to breaks some eggs, so the saying goes. That’s true for the progressive utopia too. But what they don’t tell you, what they can’t tell you, is that before they deliver the promised harmony and unity and self-awareness of a centrally planned economic caste system from which you […]

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Evergreen State College Could Be Swirling the Drain (And There was Much Rejoicing)

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2017

Evergreen State College has been SJW moonbat central for the past two weeks, where the inmates have taken over the asylum. The public state college near Olympia has become a national caricature of intolerant campus liberalism in both The New York Times and Fox News. At least one professor has been harangued and classes disrupted by shouting […]

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What Could Be Worse Than “Left Handed Albino Lesbian Studies?”

by Steve MacDonald June 1, 2017

Whenever the topic of useless, unproductive university social justice majors raises its angry little un-diverse head, my go-to parody is “Left Handed Albino Lesbian Studies.” It is both absurd sounding and obscure. It makes no difference if there even are any left-handed albino lesbians because somewhere in the White Tower they would make space for a […]

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Is Free Speech Doomed at UNH?

by Steve MacDonald May 17, 2017

UNH, like most universities, is weighted down by diversity curricula and all the anti-free-speech BS that goes with it. This handicap culminated in the very public unmasking of the  UNH Bias-Free Language guide that, among other things, suggested the word American might be problematic. National attention motivated UNH President Mark Huddleston to release a statement claiming […]

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The Problem With The ‘Science’ is That It’s Not About Science

by Steve MacDonald April 24, 2017

From Jonathan Wells at Stream.org March [for Science] organizers say “our diversity is our greatest strength.” They say “a wealth of opinions, perspectives, and ideas is critical for the scientific process.” But they don’t really mean it. Their passion for diversity extends to race, religion, nationality, gender, and sexual orientation, but not to opinions, perspectives, […]

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University Bans White Boards on Dorm Room Doors Because – ‘Snowflakes’

by Steve MacDonald February 24, 2017

Michigan State has banned white boards on dorm room doors because – Racism. (Kat Cooper, director of university residential services communications) said that racist, sexist or other potentially discriminatory messages are referred to the Office for Institutional Equity, where they are investigated. But because the offensive whiteboard notes are often left anonymously, 99 percent of the […]

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The University Diversity Scam

by Steve MacDonald December 8, 2016

The University of New Hampshire is always begging for taxpayers to backstop its budget. We can’t promise we’ll keep tuition down, UNH insists, without your help. This from the ‘culture’ that pays $17,570.00 for a cafeteria table. UNH is also ranked number one for students with loan debt after graduation, mostly because the cheap loan […]

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Is James Madison Turning Over in His Grave?

by Steve MacDonald October 9, 2016

From James Madison University, a list of things students should avoid saying. Student leaders of this year’s freshman orientation at James Madison University were given a list of 35 things they should avoid saying, including phrases such as “you have such a pretty face,” “love the sinner, hate the sin,” “we’re all part of the human […]

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Why not, I did the vast majority of my business travel in coach?

by Skip September 10, 2016

“It is tough to ask a guy to travel coach…” So why should a political hack or flack get first class handling?  There mere statement of that line should tell us plenty about those that would spend other peoples’ money.  Seriously, what is the thinking that a public servant shouldn’t ride with the commoners who pay […]

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