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Horton Hears the Who

Brencis Wrote: Jun 02, 2014 5:05 PM
The education at UNCW must be a fine one - it produces such fine, articulate scholars with sophisticated arguments.
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The Monsters We’re Making

Brencis Wrote: May 29, 2014 3:26 PM
Bibles are allowed in prison but not in school.
Rather than needing a trigger warning for some "offensive" words, maybe they should see what real offense is and what real bigotry results in ... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2635074/FIRST-PICTURE-The-American-toddler-held-brutal-Sudanese-jail-pregnant-mother-sentenced-hang-Christian.html
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Now Trigger-Happy University Students

Brencis Wrote: May 20, 2014 5:08 PM
I didn't see any homosexism or leftist bigotry on the trigger warnings at Oberlin College?
Gays kissing in public is horrible. KYSPITB
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The Dividends of Racial Politics

Brencis Wrote: May 03, 2014 3:54 PM
The Catholic church (rightly) got huge criticism when it hid some of the sexual atrocities of its priests. Why then does a TV network cave to pressure from teachers' unions to hid the atrocities of teachers? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2619087/Their-work-valued-not-bashed-Teachers-unions-pressure-Discovery-Channel-cancel-Bad-Teachers-just-one-episode.html
The Catholic church (rightly) got huge criticism when it hid some of the sexual atrocities of its priests. Why then does a TV network cave to pressure from teachers' unions to hid the atrocities of teachers? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2619087/Their-work-valued-not-bashed-Teachers-unions-pressure-Discovery-Channel-cancel-Bad-Teachers-just-one-episode.html
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The New Age of Gay Mr. Manners

Brencis Wrote: Apr 30, 2014 3:40 PM
Seems to me that all the trappings of a modern gay world is just one more marketing gimmick for someone to make a quick buck.
What happened to "It's the law?" I can't find this comment anywhere on Huff Post and they used to like it so much.
Another sign America is in trouble: Americans were known for being gracious and respecting manners. Business is now characterised by getting ahead through putting others down rather than being successful because of your own achievements. When you have to put others down to get ahead it means that you are really not up to scratch yourself.
I thought the left wanted science and it was the right that hated science?
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