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kuh rekt nuhs

  • n  conformity to fact or truth
  • n  the quality of conformity to social expectations

  • Refugees from the era of political correctness and others who are easily offended probably should stay clear.
  • The busybody is the bully with the ayatullah shine in his eyes, gauleiter of correctness, who barges around telling the other kids that they cannot smoke, be fat, drink booze, wear .
  • The problem with political correctness is that it turns discussions of substance into arguments over etiquette.
News & Articles

  • Jim Dey: Punishing candor will make truth more elusive
    In an age of sickening political correctness and strategic faux outrage, it's getting tough on people who like to lighten things up with a joke or two. In an age of sickening political correctness and strategic faux outrage, it's getting tough on people who like to lighten things up with a joke or two. Just ask Gordon Gee, the soon-to-be-former president of Ohio State University. He's a guy who ...
    June 15, 2013 - IlliniHQ.com
  • Washington Redskins Can Please Everyone by Renaming The Team The 'Skins'
    The Washington Redskins name-game and ongoing "controversy" resurfaces time and again, year after year, and the team name "Redskins" has been debated for decades . Solution. Just call the team the "Skins." Each time, the story gains momentum and political correctness advocates emerge, despite current owner Daniel Snyder's emphatic assertion that the team will never change the name . The ...
    June 15, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Roger Goodell defends Redskins name in letter to McCollum
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Betty McCollum and the Congressional Native American Caucus waded into the simmering debate over the political correctness of the Washington Redskins name last month, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has told her the name is here to stay. McCollum and members of the caucus sent Goodell a letter in May asking him to consider changing the name of the Redskins, calling it ...
    June 12, 2013 - MinnPost
Quotes

  • Julia Gillard in AFP
    So I?d like to sweep away any sense that people should close down any debate, including this debate, through a sense of self-censorship or political correctness,she added.
  • Mike Huckabee in Guardian Unlimited
    I still believe this today,Huckabee said Sunday, that "we were acting more out of political correctness" in responding to the AIDS crisis.
  • Harold Bloom in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    This is pure political correctness,US literary critic Harold Bloom, commenting on Lessing's Nobel, told The Associated Press. "Although Ms. Lessing at the beginning of her writing career had a few admirable qualities, I find her work for...

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