Social Justice For Dummies

Many who champion government involvement in people’s lives and decisions purport to do so to protect the weak, the disadvantaged, the oppressed, the less “privileged,” and the more vulnerable members of society. That last category was illuminated by...

Peak Irony

Ever think that something is so crazy that it can never actually happen? Or, that when it does happen, it can never be topped? I used to, but the news proved me wrong so many times I stopped making such presumptions. Today’s bit of OFFS: A University of...

Riots, and Who They Concern

Riot, public insurrections, activism: the definitions are as debatably charged as the modern hyper-prisms people look at politics through in this day and age, so henceforth, I’m referring to these things as “events.” Before we parse event factors or merits...

Free Speech and Privilege

There are occasions, in the halls of public discourse, where high-concept exposition turns into farce, where an author’s grand ideas depict a lack of self-awareness so monumental that it defies belief. Consider a deeply self-important op-ed by K-Sue Park,...

The Hypocrisy Wars

The aftermath of a grotesque display by the worst sorts of racists (actual ones, mind you, not the sort of soft racism that identity-politics- and social-justice-warriors accuse even the best-intentioned and best-hearted people of), and Trump’s infuriatingly...