A $20.9 million Los Angeles home owned by LeBron James was vandalized Wednesday morning at 6:44 a.m. -- just one day before the first game of the NBA finals. The LAPD is investigating the incident as a hate crime and an official police report is expected later Wednesday.
Yes, this is an example of how racism is alive and well. BUT. I have a feeling that this incident will have a minimal impact on LeBron's performance tomorrow.
That's part of the reason why he's so incredibly successful.
But what would have happened if a similar, but much, much less severe incident happened on a college campus, and LeBron responded the way so many far left regressives do?
I woke up on Memorial Day weekend to some of the saddest news ever: two people were fatally stabbed after trying to intervene when a man was spewing "hate speech" Friday on a Portland, Oregon, train.
"Hate speech", "racism" and "white supremacy" are strange ways to talk about this and similar stories, which find their way to Youtube every few weeks when someone captures someone who is clearly deranged and agitated on camera. I'm not saying racism isn't dead. Bigotry is an inseparable part of this behavior. But it seems clear that these people are more mentally ill than they are racist -- which is why intervention is so dangerous.
5/25/2017 2 Comments
This week, Portland State University philosophy professor Dr. Peter Boghossian and mathematician Dr. James Lindsay collaborated to write and submit their hoax paper, “The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct,” for publication in an academic journal.
This beautifully illustrated the point that academe routinely trades respectability for ideological crusades. So it's no wonder that Christina Hoff Sommers, "Factual Feminist" and author of One Nation Under Therapy: How the Helping Culture is Eroding Self-Reliance, was able to school "microaggressions scholar" Derald Wing Sue in a single, six-minute youtube video.
Every year, around the beginning of May, social justice warriors (SJWs) across the US begin sharing frantic videos about how it's "not okay" to celebrate Cinco de Mayo if you're white. Then they start throwing around words like "oppression" and "cultural appropriation."
Let's clear one thing up right away: there is no such thing as "cultural appropriation." There is only culture.