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Hey, progressives. I'm the liberal. You're not.

Back in 1986 when I first started writing columns for the Chicago Sun-Times and serving on its editorial board, I was labeled Rupert Murdoch’s in-house, token liberal. I wrote in favor of school integration, Community Development Block Grants, cleaner environment and issued one of the earlier warnings about global warming. While Republicans were praising President... Read more »

Biological male, claiming to be female, at last charged for invading a women's locker room with a rod.

No such protections, though, for high school and other girls who are forced to share their shower and locker rooms with biological boys. Now open to one and all. I’ve long wondered whether a biological male claiming to be female could get away with walking around nude in a women’s locker room, his erect package... Read more »

University of Illinois goes full woke

Professors’ future to be evaluated on DEI — Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Campus Reform reports: The Office of the Provost recently announced that the “promotion and tenure process for tenure-stream faculty members” will serve to “reflect the evolving strategic priorities and current practices” of the university. Three “Task Forces” — including the “Task Force on... Read more »

Now what? Will the woke next cancel Charles Darwin?

Before reading the story, I tried to figure out from the story’s headline why Charles Darwin, one of the pioneers of modern science, would be cancelled. The headline read: “UK’s Natural History Museum to Review ‘Offensive’ Charles Darwin Exhibits, Bowing to BLM Pressure.” Try as I might, I couldn’t figure it out, thus prompting me... Read more »

Thanksgiving is a celebration of "white privilege"

Sigh. Can’t I just thank God for all the blessings that he has bestowed on us without lapsing into another scolding reminder of  “white privilege?” New York Times opinion columnist among many others, declares in The Horrible History of Thanksgiving: I spent most of my life believing a gauzy, kindergarten version of Thanksgiving, thinking only of feasts and... Read more »
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