Tag Archives: political correctness

“I respectfully inform you hereby that I am disinclined to join in any more mandatory radicalism.”

“I respectfully inform you hereby that I am disinclined to join in any more mandatory radicalism.”

The written words of a college teachers assistant to his professor. He wrote these words after deciding he can no longer attend any mandatory “diversity” training sessions after the last session. Click on the link and read his letter. You will find it most educational. It also describes nicely a good example of modern leftwing civility.

The first annual College Stupidity Awards.

The first annual College Stupidity Awards.

I especially like this one:

A Hispanic student group at Northwestern University instructed members of the campus community to forgo eating tacos and drinking tequila on Cinco de Mayo, so as not to offend Mexican culture. But Mexican students, who indeed wanted to spend their holiday eating tacos and drinking tequila, took offense at the assumed offense. The Hispanic student group ended up with huevo on its face.

The Chronicle of Higher Education has fired a blogger merely for criticizing black studies programs.

The sad state of academic freedom: The Chronicle of Higher Education has fired a blogger merely for criticizing black studies programs.

What is worse is the number of the Chronicle’s readers who could not tolerate reading this point of view, and demanded the blogger’s writing be squelched.

Update: The blogger has responded.

Rather than bow to political correctness, the Houston Astros have decided to use their original Colt uniform — with revolver — on the uniforms the team will wear in celebrating its fifieth anniversary this April.

Rather than bow to political correctness, the Houston Astros have decided to use their original Colt uniform — with revolver — on the uniforms the team will wear in celebrating its fifieth anniversary this April.

The Astros remove a picture of a Colt revolver from their original baseball jerseys.

Stupidity: The baseball Astros have been forced by league officials to remove the picture of a Colt revolver from their original baseball jerseys.

[Major League Baseball] gave the okay to the uniform, which the Astros will wear to kick off a season of throwbacks commemorating the 50th anniversary of the club. It nixed the pistol on the uniform in an era when guns are a sensitive issue, according to an Astros official.

A Southern California high school has banned frog dissections in biology classrooms, using software instead

A Southern California high school has banned frog dissections in biology classrooms, switching to software instead.

Next, virtual surgeries on humans: you just make believe the doctor operates on you. It is certainly more humane than forcing someone to actually use a scalpel on a real body!