The Spectre of feminism

by Alex Thorne

I’ll begin this piece by clumsily using the first line from Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels’ Communist Manifesto: ‘There is a spectre haunting Europe; The spectre of Communism’ [1]. For the purpose of today’s idea, I’d like you to replace the word ‘Communism’ with ‘Feminism’.…

Reading, writing, and… resentment?

Q: How does a social justice organization attempt to promote unity and community among students and parents in a diverse school system?

A: Engage in a divisive misplaced guilt campaign!

Recently, a group called Students Promoting Unity and Diversity (SPUD) offered an identity politics propaganda display to parents from the Oakland County, Michigan school system to promote a social justice program in area schools.…

After Cologne NYE: Relevant developments summarized

After Cologne – Events summarized.

Political:

1: The right wing reaction was immediate and loud with protests taking place in the aftermath as soon as the next day.
https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/koeln-pegida-103.html
The number of protests organized by right wing political movements has increased and protests are now held nationwide.…

Definitely the only argument against political correctness.

Donald Trump says: “I think the big problem this country (referring to the US) has is being politically correct.” I agree with him.

In a quest of “politically correct” and not offend anyone (except, of course, Men, whites and Christians who are always fair game), the PC police among us are quick to go after anyone and everyone who utters a name, term, or phrase, that they deem to be offensive.…

The false dilemma of the rapacious Muslim narrative

I’ve seen it all over social media and news sites; the use of a false dilemma argument to promote a variety of agendas all dependent on exploiting incidents like the Cologne. One must either listen and believe, or be assumed to condone the sexual violence alleged to have taken place.…

The Independent shifts the blame in Cologne to all men

The Independent has recently published an article in regards to the Cologne attack in Germany during NYE in which around 1,000 men of predominantly North African and Arab descent were reported to have robbed, sexually assaulted and raped numerous women.…

TPP, CISA, Cryptography, and the Future of The Web

Hello again Badgers. I contacted you before explaining how thanks to the work of clever math and crypto nerds, true censorship on the web has been made essentially impossible.

To recap, the Tor anonymity network (and the Tor browser) can be made to look indistinguishable from any other encrypted channel on the net, and large corporate interests are too dependent on good crypto to let it be legislated away.…

What was the question?

Eighty year old Giles Corey, accused of witchcraft in 1692 after questioning the word of the girls behind Salem’s witch hysteria, protested his accusation and trial with silence. In an attempt to make him talk the court ordered him “pressed.” This meant he would be laid on his back with a board on his chest, and rocks piled on top of the board until he gave the answer they wanted, or the weight crushed his chest.…