Tweet There are a couple of things about modern life that are hard to understand. The first is why so many more children have potentially fatal peanut allergies than did in my youth. I have no idea why this is so, and probably never will. The second thing that’s been mysterious to me is why [...]
Tag Archive 'Bullying'
Tweet Dan Savage made a name for himself as the face of the “anti-bullying” campaign sweeping America’s schools. He’s gotten lots of money, lots of media face-time, and lots of access within the Obama administration because of his “peaceable” message. Savage’s own behavior, though, makes clear that his anti-bullying message is just another Leftist scam, [...]
European Fairy Tales versus American Fairy Tales — and how they affect the American psyche and the school yard bully
Tweet I love fairy tales. I’ve always loved fairy tales. Growing up, I devoured fairy tale books, with special emphasis on the Disney movies, with their beautiful princesses. My personal favorite was Disney’s Cinderella. I saw it once when I was a child and then, in a pre-video era, all I could do was replay [...]
Tweet Let’s put aside the laughable fact that the MSM has had to go back to 1965, when Romney was a teenager, to find something bad about him (or, more specifically, something bad about him and a putatively gay person). This ridiculous attack has naturally generated attacks against Obama and Biden, both of whom, either [...]
Tweet From Season 1 of The Simpsons (waaaay back in 1990), comes “Bart the General“: After defending Lisa from school bully Nelson Muntz, Bart becomes Nelson’s latest target. Sick of the harassment and torment, Bart, Grampa Simpson, and Herman (a slightly deranged military antique store dealer with a missing arm) rally the town’s children into [...]
Tweet We spend a lot of time talking here about the way our Progressive culture infantilizes young people. Just think about the way the whole liberal world had a collective head explosion when Newt suggested that young people get jobs to learn the value of discipline and achieve the satisfaction of wages. But all is [...]