Browsing All posts tagged under »Politically Correct Language«

The False Hope Of The Transgender Language Police

October 29, 2019 by

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By Katrina Trinko ~ A friend of mine has an amusing tale of a heated fight she got in as a child with her then-teenage brothers that culminated in her accusing them of getting periods. Needless to say, my friend didn’t end up with the upper hand in that particular sibling squabble. But maybe she […]

The ‘Lynching’ Controversy And The Death Of Common Language

October 27, 2019 by

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By Ben Shapiro ~ In the Bible, the people of Babel unite in fighting God; they decide to build a massive tower to challenge God’s supremacy. God, annoyed by their presumption, promptly causes them to speak a variety of tongues, dividing them and ending the foolhardy project. The story represents a simple truth: unity relies, […]

Feelings Trump Reality

September 21, 2017 by

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By Edward Cline ~ I have not posted anything lately, because Hurricane Irma was imminent and on my mind, and then I was without power and the Internet for days. Yes, I live somewhere in Florida, in a region of  the state that was relentlessly baptized by an outer band of the storm, rich in […]

Words And Reality

January 21, 2016 by

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By Edward Cline ~ While reading Stephen Coughlin’s seminal and all-important Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad, I frequently encountered quotations the author used to stress his many points that in terms of defending this country from Islamic incursions, or, rather, failing to defend it, the language of the defenders has been […]

Don’t Call The Terrorists By Their Name

April 8, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt Barack Obama seems to think that if he refuses to mention why they fight, terrorists will forget: President Barack Obama’s advisers plan to remove terms such as “Islamic radicalism” from a document outlining national security strategy and will use the new version to emphasize that the U.S. does not view Muslim nations […]

Taking Back The Political Dictionary

November 2, 2009 by

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By Robert Weissberg TonyfromOz prefaces ….. I debated long and hard whether or not to post this article, mainly because of the length, and the possible perception that few readers would make the time commitment to actually read it through. The article is a long and studious piece, but I specifically want you to keep […]

Joke While It’s Still Legal

April 21, 2009 by

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Andrew Bolt. Hal GP Colebatch: BRITAIN appears to be evolving into the first modern soft totalitarian state… The Government is pushing ahead with legislation that will criminalise politically incorrect jokes, with a maximum punishment of up to seven years’ prison. The House of Lords tried to insert a free-speech amendment, but Justice Secretary Jack Straw […]

Do ‘Less Offensive’ Terms Regarding National Security Issues Help Or Harm Us?

March 26, 2009 by

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From the team at FSM. James Jay Carfano With almost two dozen attempted attacks thwarted since 9/11 by terrorists either already here or trying to come here to kill Americans it makes no sense to minimize the threat. – James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., is a leading expert in defense affaires, intelligence, military operations and strategy, […]

Has The Word ‘Terrorism’ Become Politically Incorrect?

March 26, 2009 by

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As I mentioned yesterday, the Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd was in Washington yesterday. He met with President Obama for 70 minutes and the discussions ranged across economic fronts as well as mention of the war in Afghanistan and the further fostering of the great relationships between our two Countries, a long standing relationship […]