The Starbucks Red Cup Outrage is a Fauxtroversy… and here’s why:

Okay, I'm going to be honest: I absolutely did not have any idea what it was or how the outrage over Starbucks festive red cup got started this week. After looking into it, I was so horrified at the ridiculousness of it, I have created a new word: fauxtroversy. It is a pseudo-controversy. An imagined slight. A … Continue reading The Starbucks Red Cup Outrage is a Fauxtroversy… and here’s why:

Freedom of Speech Does Not Apply to College Students Looking for a Passing Grade

Washington State professors threaten students with failing grades for using what they consider "oppressive and hateful language". Much like the University of New Hampshire's "Bias-Free Language Guide", Washington State is attempting to curtail hateful words such as "male", "female", or "illegal alien" from their campus. Among the educators working to irradiate such hate speech is Professor John Streamas, whose class … Continue reading Freedom of Speech Does Not Apply to College Students Looking for a Passing Grade