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Political Correctness

Trump Criticizes Time's 'Person Of The Year' As 'Politically Correct'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday bragged about being named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, but criticized the title of the honor as “p...

The Politics Of Identity -- Blessing Or Curse?

Steve Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Home
Steve Nelson

The so-called "identity liberalism" that Lilla believes problematic is the much needed, long awaited second phase of justice in America.

A Pastiche: The Final Presidential Debate

Bernard Mokam | Posted 10.24.2016 | Home
Bernard Mokam

Taken From Tablet Magazine First published with The 2016 Campaign is surreal and carries the dreamy narrative of a novel. Here...

Manners Matter: A Sermon On Gratitude In A Season Of Incivility

Brian E. Konkol | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Brian E. Konkol

Manners do matter. Whether its children spending the night at a friend's house, or emerging adults being dropped off for college, or perhaps even young professionals in preparation for an important job interview, we tell those we care about to mind their manners.

I'm With Stupid: Join Me in Quietly Celebrating Shutupfora Day

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home
Todd Hartley

This week, I was going to write about a recent controversy that occurred at the University of Michigan. To wit: It seems the university has some weird policy wherein students are allowed to choose the gender pronouns by which they would like to be addressed in the official campus roster. This is supposedly meant to help professors identify students in ways that won't accidentally offend the students.

Trump's Not Defying Political Correctness, He's Defying Common Decency

Eric Mink | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home
Eric Mink

Political incorrectness is not why decent people feel revulsion at what Trump says and does. Decent people object because what he says and does is indecent, ignorant and wrong.

I Choose the Benefit of the Doubt

Living Room Conversations | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Living Room Conversations

by Jen Barton The Declaration of Independence speaks of inalienable rights, meaning rights that can't be taken away. Thomas Jefferson defines these r...

I, Trigger

Marjorie Senechal | Posted 09.06.2016 | Home
Marjorie Senechal

Imagine this. I'm talking with people I've never met before, say at a college reception. They're all articulate, accomplished: a sociologist, a biologist, a psychologist, and a historian. "What do you do?" someone eventually asks me politely. I say "Mathematics" and they all start trembling.

Campuses, Shed that Cloak of Political Correctness

Byron Williams | Posted 09.06.2016 | Home
Byron Williams

Ironically, is it not contrarian thought that serves as our best ally when it comes to crystallizing what we believe? Hasn't the opposite been proven true by right-wing (not to be confused with conservative) think tanks, talk show host, and bloggers that eschew all things liberal?

Cowardice at the University of Chicago

Steve Nelson | Posted 09.02.2016 | Home
Steve Nelson

Well, that University of Chicago sure made it clear who's the boss! The recent and highly publicized "warning" to incoming freshman was a blatant bi...

What The University Of Chicago's Letter To Students Got Wrong About Campus Free Speech

Michael Roth | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Michael Roth

In the past week the University of Chicago made big news by defending academic freedom in a letter to incoming students. “Finally,” a distinguishe...

The No-Longer-Necessary Apology To Donald Trump

Joe Seldner | Posted 08.24.2016 | Home
Joe Seldner

Three weeks ago, when I was briefly worried that Donald Trump could in fact be elected president, I began drafting a faux 'apology' to the clown prince of politics.

An Interview With A Trump Supporter, Otto Klavern

Christopher Lamb | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Christopher Lamb

Otto Zipp Klavern, a Donald Trump supporter, lives by himself in Yahoo, Florida, where he works as a door-to-door asbestos and lead-based paint salesman. Klavern says he loves America and hates what's happened to it.

Daily Caller's, Republican Religious Freedom Hypocrisy

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 08.09.2016 | Home
Anhvinh Doanvo

Trump-era conservatives are only interested in propping up their religious beliefs without regard for how they impact others' lives. They have no concern for the rights of all citizens. They are not leading an intellectual movement, but rather a movement for their ethno religious politics.

Clint Eastwood: If Trump Offends You, 'Just F**king Get Over It'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home

Clint Eastwood is calling out the “pussy generation” for being too politically correct, and says anyone offended by Donald Trump’s history of ra...

The Downside Of Political Correctness: Authentic Speech In The Age Of Trump

BJ Gallagher | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
BJ Gallagher

Trump may have actually given us a gift by rejecting conventional norms of political correctness, and by removing the lid from the boiling cauldron of negative feelings shared by millions of our fellow citizens.

George Carlin's Daughter Says Her Dad Would Consider Trump A Misogynistic Racist

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.28.2016 | Home

George Carlin would definitely consider alleged billionaire and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump a misogynist and a racist, the late comedy leg...

OMG! Bill referred to young Hillary as a "Girl"!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 07.27.2016 | Home
Robert S. McElvaine

Rachel Maddow and some other feminists need to get a grip. They profess horror that, at the outset of his DNC speech last night, President Clinton re...

Don't Confuse Political Incorrectness with Authenticity

Alan H. Fleischmann | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Alan H. Fleischmann

Don't Confuse Political Incorrectness with Authenticity The world hungers for authenticity. At a time of economic uncertainty, security fears ...

Donald Trump's Adviser Has Been Battling Multiculturalism Since High School

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2016 | Home

On Monday, Politico published a lengthy profile of Stephen Miller, the 30-year-old Senate staffer turned Donald Trump adviser who now revs up crowds f...

The Orlando Shooting Shows All Fears Are Not Equal

Susana Rinderle, MA, ACC | Posted 06.17.2016 | Home
Susana Rinderle, MA, ACC

The fear of LGBT people that they will be murdered for being who they are is based on mounds of facts, most recently Orlando.

Political Correctness and Bigotry

Terry Newell | Posted 06.13.2016 | Home
Terry Newell

Where "political correctness" goes too far, the solution is "correct politics" -- civic engagement that is ethical, respectful and honorable. That is what anyone running for president should demonstrate and demand.

What's Driving Polarization?

Murali Balaji | Posted 06.02.2016 | Home
Murali Balaji

Over the last few years, the hyper polarization of American society has gotten a lot of media attention, particularly in the form of hand-wringing from journalists predicting the downfall of civility.

Coming Out of the Closet Is Now a Marketing Strategy

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home
Domenick Scudera

If there was true acceptance of gay culture in America, then Infiniti would show a proud dad driving his son and his son's boyfriend to their prom in an Infiniti. Or a father gifting an Infiniti to his son and his husband on their wedding day.

Should College Kids be Told to Just Grow Up?

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Home
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

I was recently asked to do some psychological commentary about college kids. I had to focus on their apparent over sensitivity and inability to tolerate unpopular opinions; especially when these opinions were considered "politically incorrect".