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June 7th, 2021 - 9:59 pm § in Racism

Canada: Car attacker murders Muslim family

Canadian police arrested a 20-year-old man after he mowed down a Muslim family with his pickup truck. A 9-year-old boy was the only survivor of the car attack. The driver, Nathaniel Veltman, is charged with 4 counts of murder and 1 count of attempted murder. Police said Veltman deliberately drove hi[...]

June 2nd, 2021 - 2:11 pm § in Misc.

Homophobes’ boat blows up (video)

Boaters on Moses Lake, Washington, harassed a boat flying a Gay Pride flag. A moment later, their boat blew up. They jumped into the water and were rescued by the people they were harassing, who have declined to press charges. The video has gotten millions of “likes.” Read story here. R[...]

May 29th, 2021 - 9:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Jews, Politics

When anti-vaxxers feel persecuted…

… stupid happens. There’s no doubt Gigi Haskins (photo below), the artist-creator of these yellow badges, and owner of a men’s bespoke hat shop that briefly sold them for 5 bucks apiece, is a Trumper. As an India-based media-company blogger wrote (here), “A large number of po[...]

April 30th, 2021 - 3:15 pm § in Jews, Law and Courts, Schools & Colleges

Student arrested for campus swastika

A University of Connecticut student has been and charged with a hate crime for allegedly spray-painting a swastika on a campus building “directly across the street from [the] UConn Hillel” building, the Hartford Courant reported on Friday, April 30, 2021 (read story here). The newspaper[...]

April 1st, 2021 - 9:42 pm § in Law and Courts, Religion, Schools & Colleges

Is insulting a student “academic freedom”?

A professor at an Ohio public college sued his employer after being written up for calling a transgender student “Mr.” in class. Nicholas Meriwether (photo, left), a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University, claims a First Amendment speech and religious right to call a student se[...]

March 26th, 2021 - 5:50 pm § in Politics

Tennessee kids need birth certificates to play school sports

So Republican legislators can discriminate against trans kids, every kid in the state is now burdened with this: “Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a transgender sports bill into law Friday requiring students to prove their sex at birth in order to play in middle and high school sports. The b[...]

March 22nd, 2021 - 4:22 pm § in Politics

GOP legislators legalize refusing medical care to gays

Republican legislators in Arkansas have passed a bill that “would allow a vast array of healthcare workers including doctors and pharmacists, hospitals, and even [medical and nursing] students to deny service to LGBTQ people or anyone else for any reason, including religious or moral, if doing[...]

December 14th, 2020 - 2:43 pm § in Biden, News Media, Schools & Colleges

WSJ doubles down on Jill Biden insult

Joseph Epstein, 83, is a man of letters. He was editor of Phi Beta Kappa’s magazine from 1975 to 1997, and a visiting lecturer at Northwestern University from 1974 to 2002. His own academic credentials consist of a B.A. from University of Chicago, although he actually studied at the University[...]

November 8th, 2020 - 4:08 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

SUNDAY REVELATIONS:Of Nuns And Popes

Is Pope Frank for Real? In 2012, the Vatican accused U.S. nuns of taking up  such “radical feminist themes” as social welfare and political action.  The Romans saw  income inequality as a distraction from Roman Catholicism’s issues of contraception, abortion and same-sex marriage. There[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 2:22 pm § in Christianity, Law and Courts, Religion

Bigotry crusader shot down in Supreme Court

Kim Davis, bigotry crusader, was shot down again in the U.S. Supreme on Monday, October 5, 2020 (read story here), with some whining by two homophobic justices, after having been shot down by voters in the 2018 election (read about that here) after switching parties because the Democrats aren’[...]