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Harvard hosting "anal sex workshop."

As if we needed more proof that Ivy League students don't know their ass from their elbow, Harvard is hosting an "anal sex workshop."

The College Fix
:

The workshop was held as part of the Ivy League university’s Sex Week, which launched Monday and runs through Nov. 12. Titled “What What in the Butt: Anal 101,” the event drew nearly 50 students.
At one point the presenter leading the workshop passed out gloves and butt plugs to students as she offered instructions on anal relaxation techniques.
“Remember it’s all about practice, practice, practice,” said the presenter, Natasha, a representative of the Cambridge-based adult shop Good Vibrations.
Showing students a special medical-grade butt plug, she said “a local guy named Greg makes these—salt of the Earth!”
Identifying the event with the sexual positivity movement, Natasha said the goal was to “encourage people to go after their desires and not feel shame.”
“Come up front guys, were gonna have some dirty fun,” she said as the presentation began.
Harvard currently costs something like $60,000 per year. Good job parents. Good job.

*subhead*Dumb.*subhead*

NBC News: "Science proves kids are bad for Earth. Morality suggests we stop having them."

Actual headline from NBC News: "Science proves kids are bad for Earth. Morality suggests we stop having them. We need to stop pretending kids don't have environmental and ethical consequences."

Ugh.

He compares having children to freeing murderers. Seriously.

If I release a murderer from prison, knowing full well that he intends to kill innocent people, then I bear some responsibility for those deaths — even though the killer is also fully responsible. My having released him doesn’t make him less responsible (he did it!). But his doing it doesn’t eliminate my responsibility either.

Something similar is true, I think, when it comes to having children: Once my daughter is an autonomous agent, she will be responsible for her emissions. But that doesn’t negate my responsibility. Moral responsibility simply isn’t mathematical.
To so many, people are the problem.

Maybe it's just certain people are the problem. Hmmmm.


*subhead*Anti-people.*subhead*

Christian Teacher Suspended for Accidentally Calling Trans Kid the Correct Gender

Telling the truth is a crime against the state.

As Orwell said, "If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”

Daily Mail:

A teacher suspended for accidentally calling a transgender pupil a 'girl' rather than 'boy' said it was a 'slip of the tongue' as it was revealed his Bible study group was shut down following a row about gay marriage. 

Joshua Sutcliffe, 27, said the student, who identifies as male, became 'irate' after he said 'well done girls' to him and a female friend for working hard.  

The maths teacher, who does not believe in gender fluidity due to his Christian faith, insisted today he had 'apologised' straight away.
Speaking on ITV's This Morning he said: 'I did not want to offend because it's a sensitive issue and so I was trying to adhere to school policy and teaching standards and uphold my dignity as a professional.'

He also explained how the school had shut down his popular Bible study group that was attended by 100 children after he described marriage as being between a man and a woman in answer to a pupil's question. 

Joshua Sutcliffe, 27, appearing on ITV's This Morning today, apologised for the slip and tried to defuse the incident, but six weeks later the student's mother reported him at a parents' evening

Mr Sutcliffe had taught at the top performing state secondary school in Oxfordshire for two years when he mistakenly called the transgender pupil a girl two months ago. 

He said: 'I was trying to incorporate the pupil to the class...the pupil was getting the worst scores but then started getting the best.
'It was a small working group and I said "well done girls", which was a slip of the tongue...I didn't want to project anything onto the pupil.'

He apologised for the slip and tried to defuse the incident, but six weeks later the student's mother reported him at a parents' evening. 
He was then suspended during a probe. He now faces a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday in which he could lose his job. 
That's the thing. He even apologized for telling the truth but that's not good enough because they know that is his deep dark Christian heart he actually believes what he said. And that's unforgiveable.




*subhead*Truth.*subhead*

Wow. US Bishops Vote Bishop Naumann for Pro-Life Post over Cdl. Cupich

To be honest, I'm actually kind of scared that the vote was as close as it was.

But I love how the media is making it sound like the bishops actually attempted to smother Cardinal Cupich with a seamless garment.

Chicago Tribune reports:

But (Cardinal) Cupich suffered a rare setback Tuesday morning when his fellow U.S. bishops rejected him for the post of chairman of the powerful pro-life activities committee, instead electing Kansas City Archbishop Joseph Naumann.

The post is traditionally reserved for cardinals, meaning the conservative Naumann’s 96-82 vote victory over Cupich has widely been seen as a snub for the more progressive approach advocated by Cupich and the pope.

National Catholic Reporter columnist Michael Sean Winters — a liberal — went so far as to say the vote by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at its fall general assembly in Baltimore “amounted to the bishops giving the middle finger to Pope Francis.”

Naumann is a hard-liner on abortion who in 2008 made headlines for telling then-Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius that she should not present herself for Holy Communion because of her support for abortion rights. In May, he ordered churches in his archdiocese to sever their ties with the Girl Scouts over what he said was that group’s ties to Planned Parenthood (the Girl Scouts denied the ties).

By contrast, Cupich espouses the “consistent ethic of solidarity” a development of the “consistent ethic of life” approach first championed in the U.S. by the late Chicago Cardinal Joseph Bernardin. Rather than single abortion out, the ideology opposes abortion as part of a framework that also includes staunch opposition to capital punishment, assisted suicide, euthanasia and unjust war, and stresses support for the life of the mother and child after birth.

Cupich told Chicago Inc. that onlookers “should not read too much into” the vote. “I’ve never given in to those categories, liberal and conservative,” he said. “I’m looking forward to working with my brother bishops to ensure that the sanctity of life is protected.”...

And he also rejected the idea that the vote represented a rejection of the pope’s agenda. America’s bishops are “united in our love for the Holy Father,” he said.


*subhead*Put Your Blurb Here.*subhead*

ABA Objects to Judge for "passionately held social agenda."

The American Bar Association objected to the nomination of Leonard Steven Grasz, a former Nebraska chief deputy attorney general, to a seat on the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, giving him their “not qualified” rating,

Why? They said some weird things like he's rude and they asked where his children went to school. But what this is really about is he's a pro-life Christian.

The Wall Street Journal's Bill McGurn
writes:

The ABA’s statement makes clear his “not qualified” rating is based on two broad worries: his “passionately held social agenda” and complaints that he’s been “gratuitously rude.”

By “passionately held social agenda,” the ABA means abortion; in his prior life Mr. Grasz defended—as a state deputy attorney general is obliged to do—a Nebraska ban on partial-birth abortion. What it means by “rude” no one knows, because the ABA has thrown this out there while providing almost no specifics. For good measure, the ABA has twisted a two-decade-old law review article to suggest Mr. Grasz rejects a point he explicitly states, to wit, that judges are bound by clear legal precedent—even when “it may seem unwise or even morally repugnant.”
To be clear, the ABA doesn't seem to object to "passionately held social agendas" when that agenda includes gay marriage or killing the unborn.

This is of interest in the wake of the nomination of Notre Dame Law professor Amy Coney Barrett to the 7th Circuit. You'll recall that Diane Feinstein said she was worried that "the dogma lives loudly" in Barrett and therefore she didn't want to approve her nomination. Senator Dick Durbin also made clear he didn't approve of her "orthodox" Catholicism.

I think the Democrats realized the time wasn't right yet for such blatant anti-Christianity so therefore they changed the nomenclature of their objections back to "social issues." But let's be clear, it's the same issue. It's just another way of saying the same thing. They are worried that Grasz is too religious and therefore pro-life. They're worried that he sends his children to a Lutheran school. Why else ask?

This move by the ABA is just as anti-Christian as Feinstein's questioning of Amy Coney Barrett. It's just being outsourced to the ABA now. And they're using less obvious language.



*subhead*The dogma lives loudly.*subhead*

What the Roy Moore Situation Says About Us

The fact that polling indicates Judge Roy Moore will still win the special election is not a sign of how backwards Alabama is but of how little trust many people have in the mainstream media.

I already have heard the snickering from some in the media about recent polling in Alabama but I want to tell them it their fault. With their constant accusations and negative slant on all things conservative, they have lost the trust of much of America. So when they do come out with a story that might very well be true, it's viewed not in a vacuum but as part and parcel of decades of misdeeds and dishonesty.

*subhead*Distrust.*subhead*

Media Twist Words to Not Recognize 26th Victim of Texas Shooting

They say they're all about choice. But this mother had made her choice. She was having a BABY! Not only a baby. She had already named her child. But the media refuses to recognize her choice. They're too caught up with ensuring that their dehumanization verbiage is consistent.

PJ Media does the thankless task (that we should all be thankful for) of reading the mainstream media and reporting back to civilization.

Media outlets across the country are apparently having difficulty counting. They can't seem to get the number of victims right in last week's horrific Texas church massacre. While many correctly reported that 26 people were killed during Devin Patrick Kelley's maniacal rampage, many others went to great pains to avoid reporting that an unborn child died at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, last Sunday. Or, if they did report the baby's death, they reported it as a footnote, careful to separate the unborn child from other victims.

Take, for instance, the Chicago Tribune, which wrote, "Kelley shot and killed 25 people at the church. Authorities have put the official toll at 26, because one of the victims was pregnant." The newspaper didn't want to get caught recognizing the humanity of the unborn baby, so they deferred to "authorities." There wasn't a deceased baby, there was a pregnant victim, according to the Tribune.

CNN wrote that "the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs will reopen its sanctuary as a memorial on Sunday, one week after a gunman killed 25 people and an unborn child." In other words, 25 real people and one blob of tissue.

At USA Today, they didn't even try to cloak their hostility toward unborn babies in clever wording. "The memorial ceremony was a block away from the First Baptist Church, which is slated for demolition after the massacre during Sunday services Nov. 5 that killed 25 people including a pregnant woman and wounded 20," an article declared.

The same with the New York Daily News, where they reported: "Michael Kelley, who lives just 35 miles away from Sutherland Springs, where his son killed 25 people and an unborn child at the First Baptist Church, told ABC, 'We are grieving, our family is grieving.'" And an unborn child, as if it's a creature belonging to another species.
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Time opted to go with word gymnastics: "Kelley shot and killed 25 people at the church. Authorities have put the official toll at 26, because one of the victims was pregnant." Which is it, 25 people or 26? Time wouldn't dare recognize the humanity of the slain child, though they dutifully reported what "authorities" said.

CBS News did the same thing: "The victims included eight males and 17 females ranging in age from 1 to 77. Authorities said the 26 dead also included the unborn baby of a woman who was killed." So 25 victims plus one unborn baby. See the subtle subterfuge?
That "plus one" baby had a name: "Carlin Brite 'Billy Bob' Holcombe." John Holcombe, who was shot in the leg but survived the shooting alongside two of his children, wrote on Facebook that the name "includes [his wife] Crystal’s pick for a girl, a boy and the nickname the kids gave the baby." Holcombe lost a total of eight family members in the shooting.
You can read the rest here.

*subhead*Dehumanizing.*subhead*

Jerry Brown: We Need "Brainwashing" on Climate Change

I love it when they say what they actually mean. It makes my job so much easier. Then, I just have to point and laugh. Or actually point and cry because we're losing to these people.

So California governor Jerry Brown is at the Vatican chatting up climate change. Yeah, seems about status quo.

Politico:

On his way to the United Nations climate talks in Bonn, Germany, this week, Jerry Brown stopped over at the Vatican, where a doleful group of climate scientists, politicians and public health officials had convened to discuss calamities that might befall a warming world. The prospects were so dire—floods and fires, but also forced migration, famine and war—that some of the participants acknowledged difficulty staving off despair...

He was still talking about the need for a fundamental shift in lifestyle when he said at the Vatican that confronting climate change will require “a transformation of the relationship of human beings to all the mysterious network of things.”

“It’s not just a light rinse,” Brown said. “We need a total, I might say, brainwashing. We need to wash our brains out and see a very different kind of world.”





*subhead*Truth.*subhead*

RE: A STATEMENT REGARDING MY FORMER BEHAVIOR



*subhead*Context.*subhead*

Millenialls aren't the problem. It's the parents who pay their tuition

Parents seek to help their children become responsible adults. It's our life's work. Perhaps nothing is more important to us than raising children who become faithful and responsible adults.

Then we send them to college. With colleges insisting on #safespaces and protecting students from dangerous ideas they're only locking their children into their childish ideas they formed when they didn't know better. Far from encouraging them to engage with the greatest minds that history has known, faculty and administration shield students from the great minds. Young people are told that they're wonderful and that the world is the problem. The patriarchy or the system is the culprit and it's up to them to fix it. Not only do they have the answer but it's worse, they're told they ARE the answer!

But because all they are armed with are childish ideas, they do what children do. They break things. Marriage? Break it. Gender? Meaningless. Freedom? Slavery! They do what children do, they demand things. They cry when they don't get them. They are incapable of wisdom because they have nothing to build it upon.

The first step to real knowledge is that YOU ARE THE PROBLEM. That is the only logical building block for wisdom that I know. Man is fallen. We are not who God wants us to be. We are all culpable. Without that as your basis, all your utopian ideals will fall. Look at the prevailing wisdom of the day. It's practically accepted now that black people can't be racist because they don't have the power. That's a ridiculous thought. But it highlights what seems to be a dominant theory that if you are the victim you are allowed to act out against the power and you are blameless. It's like they say it's perfectly legitimate to punch a Nazi. The thing they don't tell you is that everyone else is a Nazi. But if you march under the banner of the victim, all sorts of behavior that is repugnant must be excused because personal morality is subservient to public morality, according to them. That's Machiavellianism. That's the way to gulags.

Young people don't want to engage the world and its ideas. They don't seek to be educated. They believe they are here to educate the world. And the colleges and universities seem to encourage this belief at the low low price of $50,000 per year. So these young people are now demanding that the world conform to their childish ideas and parents are paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for these institutions to undo their life's work and make the world worse.

Worse yet, I don't see any way out of this spiral. Most colleges and universities will no longer hire actual thinkers and researchers who have some knowledge to share. Only ideologues need apply so the problem will exacerbate.

Doomed. Doomed, I say.

The thing is, even if you find a good faithful Catholic college to send your child, the kid is facing an uphill battle the whole rest of the way. What is the kid facing when they get out? A world turned upside down with secular nutjobs in charge of the media, the government, and academia. I'm in a mood, I guess.

I know that things will change. That is the course of history. We go through phases of building which descends into corruption which devolves into chaos and then eventually you get building again. Right now I think we're entering the chaos phase. So, if you're looking for a happy ending, just know that if you get your children educated properly they might just be integral to the rebuilding process. yay.

Don't make your child fit into this world because then this will be the only world they'll ever fit into. Make your child fit for the next one. That's all I got.


*subhead*Doomed.*subhead*