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“Athletic Performance” and “Longevity” are “Western values” Based on Elite White Bias

Two Feminist health “experts” included a chapter in their new book in which they mull “mainstream nutrition science” and how it “rests upon elite, white, and educated modes of thinking, and that the values mainstream nutrition promotes are “Western values.” “ No, they aren’t happy about that. Correct me if I’m wrong but isn’t feminism …

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Why are Fathers important?

Let me add to Mike’s “Happy Fathers Day” with this from Instapundit (reformatted, emphasis mine): VIRGINIA ALLEN: The Importance of Dads in an Increasingly Fatherless America. There is a “father absence crisis in America,” according to National Fatherhood Initiative, and the results are sobering. Studies have found that children raised without a father are: At a higher …

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Hey, JHo, stop lying – Your “we need a conversation” has been going on since the 60s

You and Eric Holder (he of the “I believe, continue to be, in too many ways, a nation of cowards” slam against the US) are of the same ilk.  Really, do you really think you own the moral high-horse to be telling the rest of us we have to have a conversation (or else!) like …

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Drinkin’ his own booze

Back in my coal mining days in southern Appalachia, there was a saying folks had: “He’s drinkin’ his own booze” and it was not a compliment.  In those days, good stuff could generally be defined as spirits that wouldn’t make you go blind and the way to tell was by putting a dibby dab in a …

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Noteable Quote: Russell Kirk

All Values are not the same, nor all impulses, nor all men.  A Natural gradation teaches men to hold some sentiments dear and others cheap.  Leveling radicalism endeavors to put all emotions and sensations on the same level of mediocrity, and so to erase the moral imagination which sets men apart from beasts. -Russell Kirk …

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David Brooks – strong American values are leading to “incredibly backward-looking campaign”

David Brooks is “the conservative columnist” for the New York Time (“NYT”); the adjective “Conservative” would never be used as a modifier to his name here in NH – and am most assuredly positive that my sentiment would be replicated  with many others in other states.  But even as he opines as a New Yorker, …

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