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The Culture Wars #67: Kavanaugh, Statues and the New, Newer, Newest Math

Never ones to disappoint, the deranged Left was out in full force again.  Here are the six best, possibly under-reported stories and one crazy moon bat:

Crazy Person of the Week

In response to Trump’s tweeted defense of Brett Kavanaugh asserting that his accuser, Christine Ford, should bring forth any filings with law enforcement (of course, there are none).  That prompted Rep. Joseph Kennedy III to respond:

2 of 3 sexual assaults are never re­ported. Might have something to do with the fact that for every 1,000 rapes, 994 perpetrators walk free. And the fact that men in power make statements like this one.

Did we miss Kennedy’s denunciation of Keith Ellison?  And since when does any member of the Kennedy clan lecture anyone on sexual assault, rape or harassment?

A Kimmel Swing and a Miss

Jimmy Kimmel, certifiable late night cry baby, had some comments on the Kavanaugh accusations.  Said the weepy “comedian:”

I think there’s a compromise here. Hear me out on this. So, Kavanaugh gets confirmed to the Supreme Court, okay. In return, we get to cut that pesky penis of his off — in front of everybody!

This got some guffaws from his liberal audience.  Coincidentally making the rounds on the Internet is a clip of the very same Kimmel while on “The Man Show” in the 1990’s  encouraging women on the street to feel around in his pants in order to guess what was hidden within them. One of the women on the street was 18 whom Kimmel suggested that she use not only her hands, but her mouth.

Conversely, This Was a Good Joke

Ralph Norman is a Republican Congressman running for reelection in South Carolina’s Fifth District.  Apparently believing a joke being the worst thing since the Holocaust, CNN’s Jim Acosta tweeted out video of the joke by Norman: ““Did y’all hear this latest late-breaking news on the Kavanaugh hearings? Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out saying she was groped by Abraham Lincoln.”  See? That is obviously funny (and possibly true). Acosta leaves out the fact that Norman’s Democratic opponent is a certified wife beater.

Pete the Prospector is the New Robert E. Lee

California State University- Long Beach is removing their statue of Prospector Pete because it apparently is offensive to indigenous people (that’s Native Americans, or Indians to you PC-illiterate rubes).  Celebrating the California Gold Rush, the university statement described that era as “a time in history when the indigenous peoples of California endured subjugation, violence and threats of genocide.”  No word yet whether San Francisco’s NFL team the “49ers” intend to change their name.

Thou Shall Not Speak the Truth

Angelos Sofocleous, age 24, was forced out of his job as editor of Critique, Durham University’s philosophy journal, for sharing an article from The Spectator that apparently triggered Durham University’s philosophy department’s transgenders.  The title of the offensive article was “Is it a Crime to Say Women Don’t Have Penises?”  Sofocleous (great name, by the way) also wondered. That bought him a ticket out of Critique and, ironically, out of the university’s free speech society.

Banning Balloons

PETA is demanding that the University of Nebraska cease releasing balloons during football games.  This is a 50-year tradition after they score their first touchdown whereupon thousands of balloons are released.  PETA argues the birds could eat the balloons or get tangled in the string. I don’t know about the string, but a bird eating a balloon seems like survival of the fittest to me.  Regardless, PETA cannot document one bird harmed in Nebraska by this tradition.

Money Well Spent?

The National Science Foundation has spent over $1 million training 24 math and science teacher mentors from Drexel University.  The stated goal of the program, which runs through 2023 is to “promote social justice teaching.” So, for $1 million we can now learn that 2+2=racist, white male.  By the way: what’s the difference between justice and social justice? The Brett Kavanaugh circus.

Join me again next week for another journey into the demented and the absurd.

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