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Category: Cultural insanity

Monday links

  • Fight back against a brutal cop and be charged with a federal hate crime? Bad idea. Very bad.
  • A sex worker describes the harm the feds’ seizure of Backpage is doing to her.
  • Venmo is a peer-to-peer payments network. Venmo is also a social network. Why the hell would you want friends and casual strangers to see where you’re spending your money? Unless for some goofy reason you actually want them track and speculate about your activities. 9 Comments
  • Mormons end their relationship with (non) Boy Scouts

    This is headline news because it’s basically the death of the (former) Boy Scouts as an organization. The new, politically correct, all-inclusive, gender-neutral “Scouts BSA” committed suicide. Good riddance to them. The LDS church in the U.S. had already separated itself from two specific programs designed for teenagers. They didn’t say it was because of the Scouts recent history of PC decisions overturning traditional Scout values. In fact the then-Boy Scouts had given the church special permission to conduct its scouting operations in harmony with its religious beliefs. But did anybody believe the church’s claim that the programs for teens…

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    Friday links

  • Although things aren’t looking good for gun rights, gun owners are increasingly young and female — and that’s got to be a good sign. (H/T LA)
  • This, too: Students walk out of school in support of the Second Amendment. Though we should have heard a lot more about it than we did.
  • Simpsons creator Matt Groening is unapologetic about Apu and calls out those who gain attention by pretending to be offended. 8 Comments