University: The Term “Politically Correct” is a “Microaggression”

At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Inclusive Excellence Center, they’ve got a growing list of words and phrases that they don’t want people to be using. The reason people shouldn’t be using these particular words and phrases is that they represent microaggressions. They define microaggressions as “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental humiliations, whether intentional or unintentional that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative slights and insults” Read more […]

Student’s Petition to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue is Not Radical Enough

Maxwell Little, a graduate student at the University of Missouri, has started a petition on asking that a bronze statue of Thomas Jefferson be removed from the campus because it “delivers a nonverbal code which affects [him] emotionally and psychologically.” Little quotes the authors of the book Nonverbal Communication, Burgoon, Guerrero, and Floyd, who write: “…facial expressions, gestures, vocal behaviors, and touch can convey meaning, but we often overlook the communicative value Read more […]

Conservatives Too Politically Correct To Address Black Violence

Every conservative news agency (which is to say Fox News and a handful of mainstream conservative websites) is just as guilty of censoring the truth as liberal sources are. When Bill O’Reilly, for instance, introduced a story on November 8 about flash mobs in Chicago, he said, “In Chicago there are flash mobs of young people breaking into stores.” Except the security footage was more honest than that. Yes, it showed packs of young people walking into stores and then grabbing whole racks of Read more […]

Residents Offended By Gun Rights Billboard

Two billboards erected in Greeley, Colorado are coming under fire for being way too politically incorrect. First off, they’re billboards with pro-gun messages. Secondly, they used Native Americans to argue their case. And thirdly, it was paid for by someone who wishes to remain anonymous. The billboard depicts three Native Americans, one of whom is holding a rifle. The caption reads, “Turn in your arms. The government will take care of you.” The billboard seems to make reference to what Read more […]