Why many teenage girls today do not want to be girls: “transgender” edition

A Ricochet friend did a post about "saving our children" from the malign "transgender movement".  She mentioned the fact that today, many teenage girls don't like being girls, and maybe that sentiment could explain the popularity of the "transgender" movement. [scare-quotes used to indicate the falsity of transgenderism]  I took it a step further, and …

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I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now.

This week, a Ricochet friend did a post, that referenced the song above.  For young people who don't know it, here is my favorite version, by Judy Collins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8L1UngfqojI Boy, does this bring back memories of my childhood, when I was in college in the far-away 1970s.  But I really have looked at clouds from …

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Face-mask Theater

Today, over 50% of US adults have been vaccinated against the Wuhan Coronavirus.  Millions have already been infected, and recovered from Covid-19.  Data show that prior infection with the virus can confer life-long immunity.  Many states have totally dropped their mask mandates for everyone, and more states are going along with the (dubious) CDC guidelines, …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #152: Shade and Shadow

Shadows are cast by people and things, by the Sun.  You often see a person's shadow before you see the person.  It's really hard to sneak up on someone in the bright sunshine!  How often have you seen something you want to photograph, and there's no place to stand where you do not cast a …

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Now, there’s an entire month: “Pride Month”

Back in August of 2013, I wrote a post on this blog entitled "I do not understand "gay pride".  Below is the entire post. Why would you be proud of being perverted? Why would you be proud of engaging in behavior that is antithetical to the survival of the human race? I stand by that …

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The Endgame of Black Lives Matter, and Critical Race Theory

Recently there has been a lot of news on the subjects of the Marxist Black Lives Matter movement, and the teaching of Critical Race Theory in America's schools.  But has anyone really thought it through, exactly what those two movements are ultimately aiming for? Actually, it's pretty simple.  The ultimate goal of BLM and CRT …

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ReBlog: Jim George’s Letter to his Senator about the harsh treatment of the people held in DC jail from the January 6 “riot”.

I don't know if my readers are aware of what has happened to the peaceful demonstrators who participated in the January 6 demonstration in Washington, DC.  That's the so-called riot, that the Speaker of the House, and 100% of the US mainstream media have called an "armed insurrection".  Those peaceful demonstrators have been held in …

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What the CEO of Exxon-Mobil should have said to the shareholders from Engine No. 1

Last week, Exxon-Mobil, the integrated oil and gas company, had their annual shareholders meeting in their headquarters town of Houston, Texas.  As a result of shareholder action, they now have three new members of their board of directors, from the Environmentalist non-profit called Engine No. 1.  This group wants to basically put Exxon-Mobil and other …

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