Archives for March 2017
BY MEREDITH KRESS
Disclaimer: I actually found this article very difficult to write because I was worried that I might offend people… #caseclosed
According to Merriam-Webster, to be politically correct is to agree “with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.”
Political correctness most often addresses topics such as race, gender, religion and sexual orientation, but it can refer to anything that makes people different from one another. [Read more…] about When Being Politically Correct Becomes A Bad Thing
What every liberal who didn’t see this coming needs to understand
Robby Soave|Nov. 9, 2016 8:01 am
Conrad Williams Jr./TNS/NewscomMany will say Trump won because he successfully capitalized on blue collar workers’ anxieties about immigration and globalization. Others will say he won because America rejected a deeply unpopular alternative. Still others will say the country is simply racist to its core.
But there’s another major piece of the puzzle, and it would be a profound mistake to overlook it. Overlooking it was largely the problem, in the first place.
Trump won because of a cultural issue that flies under the radar and remains stubbornly difficult to define, but is nevertheless hugely important to a great number of Americans: political correctness.
More specifically, Trump won because he convinced a great number of Americans that he would destroy political correctness.
I have tried to call attention to this issue for years. I have warned that political correctness actually is a problem on college campuses, where the far-left has gained institutional power and used it to punish people for saying or thinking the wrong thing. And ever since Donald Trump became a serious threat to win the GOP presidential primaries, I have warned that a lot of people, both on campus and off it, were furious about political-correctness-run-amok—so furious that they would give power to any man who stood in opposition to it. [Read more…] about Trump Won Because Leftist Political Correctness Inspired a Terrifying Backlash
By: Betsy McCaughey March 8, 2017
If you want to start a business, the World Bank says you’d be better off in Canada than setting up shop here in the United States, where mind-numbing government regulations smother entrepreneurs.
That was true, anyway, before Donald Trump became president. In his address to Congress last week, Trump announced that a “historic effort to massively reduce job-crushing regulations” is under way. In a mere six weeks, Trump and his Republican allies in Congress have rolled back 90 regulations.
And they’re just getting started. [Read more…] about Trump’s regulation-rollbacks have already set off an economic revolution