Feminism goes crazy, apparently so does everyone – except Hillary fans

Feminist on feminist violence – no it’s not a porn movie, it might be the beginning of a return to normality – maybe, perhaps. We discuss the concept of transgenders and the newest “don’t call it a disability” transableism. How can we think and speak about these things with compassion and understanding – that doesn’t pretend there’s nothing wrong here? There IS a right and wrong, enabling mental illness isn’t the way, but we have to be careful to recognize what is and isn’t illness and to be compassionate with all sufferers. 

There was some action on the Patriot Act / Freedom Act – and a politician went overboard in his rhetoric. Nothing unusual, but when that politician is also in the middle of a campaign for President, overheated rhetoric and getting carried away takes on additional meaning. We discuss Rand Paul.

And for our moment of schadenfreude – Hillary scheduled a speech to women, about women’s issues. Couldn’t sell enough tickets so had to invite men. Her campaign is just blazing a path across the land. Can you FEEL the excitement?

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THIS WEEK’S LINKS:

Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe – http://chronicle.com/article/Sexual-Paranoia/190351/

Feminist Professor Hit with Title IX Suit – http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/05/29/laura_kipnis_title_ix_investigation_feminism_political_correctness_controversy.html?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=556a202204d301414d000001&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

Beginning of the End of PC – http://www.nationalreview.com/article/419163/laura-kipniss-incredible-ordeal-and-beginning-end-pc-david-french

I’m a Liberal Professor and My Liberal Students Terrify Me – http://www.vox.com/2015/6/3/8706323/college-professor-afraid
Media Matters hits AP on Treatment of Jenner – http://mediamatters.org/blog/2015/06/01/associated-press-violates-its-own-transgender-g/203829

Milo Yiannopoulos on Steven Crowder – http://louderwithcrowder.com/milo-yiannopoulos-educates-crowder-on-gamergate-and-feminism/

JD’s article ‘On Privilege’ – http://freeradicalnetwork.com/on-privilege-2/

Milo’s ‘Trans-Black’ video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXvYlD7Gkew

Choosing to be Disabled – http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/becoming-disabled-by-choice-not-chance-transabled-people-feel-like-impostors-in-their-fully-working-bodies

Transabled – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/19/chloe-jennings-white_n_3625033.html

Rand and the Division in the GOP – http://ace.mu.nu/archives/357054.php

Democrats Fundraising Trouble – http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/05/31/us/politics/democrats-seek-a-richer-roster-to-match-gop-in-2016-election.html?referrer=&_r=0

Hillary’s Female Fundraiser Flops – http://dailycaller.com/2015/06/01/hillary-clinton-opens-women-only-fundraiser-to-men-after-nobody-buys-tickets/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

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Division and separation are tearing us apart

Look around and all you see is people dividing each other into groups, separating themselves from others. That’s not bad in and of itself, but it really keeps us from moving forward in any meaningful way.

Pro-life folks position themselves apart from women in need, and can end up positioning themselves as a weird, offensive “other”.

Nanny statists separate parents from the ability to decide what’s best for their kids, and then wonder why kids seem un-parented.

Crony developers get tax breaks to add Section 8 units to their upscale apartment buildings – but make the poor enter through a separate door.

Federal workers make more than private sector counterparts, and don’t have the same concerns about performance, losing their jobs, not having retirement funds etc – they’re a different class, separate from the rest of us.

Not directly mentioned in the podcast, but it really is the theme tying things together – the more we separate ourselves into groups and subgroups, the weaker we seem to become – and the meaner, and unhappier.

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THIS WEEK’S LINKS:

Be smart about sidewalk counseling signs – http://blog.secularprolife.org/2015/03/be-smart-about-sidewalk-counseling-signs.html

Trolling is SRS BSNS: A Picture’s Worth – http://freeradicalnetwork.com/trolling-is-srs-bsns-a-pictures-worth/

Our Campaign Against Advocacy by Andy Peth – http://www.thepartyofchoice.com/articles1/our-campaign-against-advocacy-by-andy-peth

NYC Board of Health’s new, stricter rules for day cares limit how much juice kids can drink, cut ‘sedentary’ time – http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/new-stricter-rules-nyc-day-cares-limit-juice-kids-article-1.2159906

Toughen Up, Buttercup – http://freeradicalnetwork.com/toughen-up-buttercup/

Breitbart, Malkin, Scott Walker, and Strategery – http://www.redstate.com/2015/03/19/breitbart-malkin-scott-walker-strategery/

A federal agency’s laundromat worker belongs to the 1 percent – http://watchdog.org/205152/pay-federal-workers/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=learnliberty&utm_content=Watchdog+Federal+worker+pay&utm_campaign=learnlibertycs+15

Government pays to house poor in luxury apartments with pools, wine cellars – http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/government-pays-to-house-poor-in-luxury-apartments-with-pools-wine-cellars/article/2561812

Poor Doors – http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/27/nyregion/separate-entryways-for-new-york-condo-buyers-and-renters-create-an-affordable-housing-dilemma.html

In College and Hiding From Scary Ideas – http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/22/opinion/sunday/judith-shulevitz-hiding-from-scary-ideas.html

Police Find No Evidence of Rape at UVA – http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/24/us/police-to-release-results-of-uva-rape-inquiry.html

She Who Hides From ‘Scary’ Ideas – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aseal-tineh/freedom-of-expression-and-its-double-standard_b_6932410.html

Angry Feminist Backlash Not Enough To Get Young Hollywood Star To Change Her Views – http://www.westernjournalism.com/angry-feminist-backlash-not-enough-get-young-hollywood-star-change-views/

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