Anna Honzáková, první česká lékařka, která působila v Čechách V době, kdy se začala navštěvovat první dívčí gymnázium, bylo další univerzitní studium ženám zakázáno zákonem. Přesto vystudovala medicínu. Musela překonat posměšky mužských kolegů, kteří jí nazývali slečinkou a posílali zpět k plotně. Nikdy se nevdala a neměla děti. Jako lékařka – gynekoložka byla znamenitá a nejen její […]
We live in a world of political correctness gone MAD. But even though there’s a lot to complain about, there is also a LOT to laugh about too. These are 10 things stupidly banned for being ‘Politically Incorrect’.
With the rise in social media, the concerns and entitlement wrapped around our “political correctness” has taken over our moral standards. More and more people are now speaking up on how certain jokes and people are hurting the feelings of others and accessibility of social media has fueled the movement even further. Younger people are […]
We’re all familiar with illegal aliens being undocumented immigrants, used cars are known as pre-driven cars and housewives now being domesticated engineers. We’re already familiar with these and many others but here’s a few others one should really consider… For example, if an illegal alien is an undocumented immigrant, shouldn’t an illegal drug dealer be […]
A selection of newspaper humor from the past few days in the United States.
Pick up a copy of last Saturday’s Weekend Australian (actually, don’t, you’ll regret it) and you’ll see Kate Hanley Corley on the front cover making a wide-eyed “shush” motion. Who is being shushed? Kate. Because she’s a comedian. And political correctness has gone mad. Because of hysterical PC tyrants like me who cancel everything. She […]
The marketing of a beer called Dirty Blonde has sparked a controversy in Nova Scotia’s craft beer industry — and beyond. Since Nine Locks Brewing launched its Dirty Blonde beer two years ago, its marketing has included several slogans, including “Everybody loves a dirty blonde from Dartmouth.” Recently that language created a storm of reaction […]
Officials at Arizona State University recently removed a poster from a campus counseling center after a student group complained it shows a woman in blackface. The poster, from the”WOMEN” collection by noted photographer Annie Leibovitz, portrays a white woman “covered in a paste of dark-brown, with hands painted red and words written on her face […]
The leader of the anti-LGBT education protests has declared that a High Court judge who ruled against him was “wrong”, and says he will be continuing protests near the school with amplifiers. Shakeel Afsal was interviewed by Nick Ferrari on LBC radio following a High Court ruling to permanently extend an exclusion zone banning protests […]
The average person’s most mundane decisions have been overcome by climate change hysteria. You don’t always recycle? You’re terrible. You like to eat meat? You’re killing the planet. You hope to have children someday? The anti-climate change devotees will come for you. When seminary students are confessing their climate sins to plants, it’s safe to […]
A student at Rhode Island’s Bryant University took advantage of an “open mic” night last Thursday to do a stand-up comedy act, but it appears the young man forgot who his audience was. Apparently the young man has never read advice from the likes of Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld: that overly politically correct college […]
Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg has bent a knee to the forces of social justice, issuing a mealy-mouthed apology for supposedly racist statements he made eight years ago. “What I said in that comment before I became mayor does not reflect the totality of my understanding then and certainly now about the obstacles that students of […]
I must have missed something along the way in my understanding of the meaning of what I thought were established liberal values, stretching back principally to the western Enlightenment, extending into the great civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s and now, or so I thought, properly representative of our society’s legal and moral […]
Whether a joke was funny or offensive depends more on the joke teller than ever before. In September, before the start of its 45th season, “Saturday Night Live” brought on some new cast members. The decision to hire one of them, Shane Gillis, was roundly criticized after disparaging jokes he’d made at the expense of […]
Former Liberal staffer Peta Credlin has warned that the “talons” of political correctness have made it “almost impossible to have an honest discussion” about Islamic fundamentalism, climate change, race and identity in Australia. The TV presenter sounded the alarm at the launch of academic Kevin Donnelly’s book A Politically Correct Dictionary and Guide at the […]
Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse’s hit satirical comedy “Thanksgiving Play” takes on wokeness and displays how humor can fuel change by sparking productive dialogue around race and equity. “Thanksgiving Play” is about four white adults struggling to devise a politically correct elementary school production of the first Thanksgiving for Native American Heritage Month. The director […]
During a debate on Good Morning Britain, he hit out at Peter Duncan – who created a ‘woke’ Jack And The Beanstalk reboot, which has been dubbed ‘Britain’s most PC panto’. The production includes a climate change denier as the ‘giant’, going up against a character based on Greta Thunberg. Fuming about the whole thing, […]
In the olden days, our economy was dominated by the production of goods and services. People worked to provide things that were useful to other people. Workers with practical skills were in high demand, managers with administrative experience were well-paid and entrepreneurs were highly rewarded. If you wanted to get on in life, you learned […]
The town of Durham, New Hampshire has officially overhauled their Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony to appease those who find the tree lighting “offensive”. The town caved to the politically correct “police” this year by agreeing to remove the tree lighting from their annual holiday celebration. The decision was announced after the town received complaints about […]
In today’s world, we are increasingly pressured to censor and restrict what we say in order to avoid causing offence by voicing opinions that might be construed as “hate speech” or “intolerant.” However, hearing opinions that differ from the mainstream, whether they’re offensive or not, is necessary in order to spark debate and open discussion, […]
SNL’s Pete Davidson has now joined the chorus of comedians complaining about political correctness, especially on college campuses. In an interview with the magazine Paper, Davidson says after this year he won’t do any more college comedy shows because it’s too likely someone will be offended. Compared to when you were first starting out in […]
In March 2016, Microsoft was preparing to release its new chatbot, Tay, on Twitter. Described as an experiment in “conversational understanding,” Tay was designed to engage people in dialogue through tweets or direct messages, while emulating the style and slang of a teenage girl. She was, according to her creators, “Microsoft’s A.I. fam from the […]
Piers Morgan talks about the excesses of political correctness.
In this era of permanent information avalanche through social media, this site intends to be concise. It will not be a panorama of everything that is happening, for while other publications try to present a salad of all that is going on, we want to offer a homogeneous focus on one aspect of the news, […]
This pout-pourri from the Naked Gun series shows how the world has changed because of the political correctness hysteria: none of the lines said by the Lieutenant played by Leslie Nielsen could be said nowadays.