Semantics

Taking Out the Rubbish

Foolishness springs eternal. And this is just as well for us journalists, because it gives...

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At a Loss for Words

It's official"€”words no longer have meaning. As a proud member of society's educated, ...

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Your Dad Is Not Hitler

A few weeks ago I noticed the following slogan painted on the walls of a supermarket in Fr...

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The Money of Fools

People often claim to have cultivated their inner child as if this were a good thing to ha...

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Who Gets to Name the Snow?

Here's the fastest, surest way to identify the subspecies hackus punditus"€”watch for th...

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In Defense of Neanderthals

The most stubbornly hypocritical glitch in the egalitarian mindset is that eugenics is rou...

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Unsexing the Language

Yesterday I stopped by a Methodist church that was having a charity Christmas-tree sale. A...

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Relief for the Phobiaphobic

For right-wingers, November proved to be the cruelest month in quite some time. The Keny...

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The Gayest Study Ever

A recent study from the University of Michigan finds that the ever-popular youth expressio...

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The “€œF”€ Word

Although the adjective "€œfascist,"€ as George Orwell pointed out during and right af...

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Ron Paul Drops the H-Bomb

My dream of a Bachmann-Paul Republican ticket in 2012 is fading fast. Vain are the hopes o...

Semantics

“Like” or Dislike

I was on a double-decker bus in Glasgow, Scotland, last week and heard two teenagers talki...

Politics

I’m Not a Racist, Sexist, or a Homophobe, You Nigger Slut Faggot

When pestered about their pedagoguery, the politically correct left insists they need to p...

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Politicians: Branded Men

One of modernity's toxic effects is that words now mean whatever we want them to mean. The...