Tag Archive: political correctness

Diversity Training = Spam

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As far as I’m concerned, diversity training is like spam.  Too many people get it and nobody wants it. I recently read that the U.S. Agriculture Department has hired a consulting firm to advise it on “diversity” matters.  Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack has “taken a number of actions to make his department more sensitive to…

Political Correctness Abounds

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When did all this happen?  When did “gentlemen’s club” replace strip joint?  Strippers are now “exotic dancers.”  “Noncitizen defendants” is the inoffensive way of saying criminal illegal aliens.  When someone’s tax credit exceeds the amount he pays in federal income taxes, the money received is now called a “tax refund” instead of welfare.  Panhandlers are…

Can You Say Chutzpah? Or Should I Say Descaro?

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I believe in legal immigration – my father came to this great country in 1924 from Germany and never looked back.  But he came here legally through Ellis Island. I’m absolutely opposed to illegal immigration and believe it’s despicable that people can break our laws and still benefit from living in this great nation.  I…

Selective Apologies

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The recent firing by NPR of Juan Williams (one of two of my favorite liberals) brought to mind, once again, something that I’ve seen over and over again in the media — public apologies. Not from Mr. Williams.  His statement about Muslims on airplanes requires no apology – his opinion is shared, I’m sure, by…