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One of the most poignant articles written after the September 11 terrorist attacks came from the strangest of places: The Onion. The title of the article was “Not Knowing What Else To Do, Woman Bakes American-Flag Cake.” The article details how a woman, feeling utterly helpless after the deadliest terrorist attack in American history, bakes a cake to feel the hurt in a tangible way, to cope with tragedy, and to feel some sort of connection to a community in mourning. “‘I had to do something to force myself away from the TV,” said Pearson, 33, carefully laying rows of…

Congresswoman Gabby Giffords before and after her shooting (Courtesy ABC News)

After a few weeks of watching social media react to Rush Limbaugh’s dying of cancer at the age of 70, I thought of an incident regarding death and politics from about 10 years ago.

It was January 8, 2011. 19 people, including Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, were shot by Jared Lee Lughner in a parking lot. 6 people died, including a 9 year old girl. It was a horrific tragedy in every sense of the word. I remember when I saw the news; it was a Monday night, as I was just getting home from my Boy Scout meeting. I got…

Clockwise from top left: Bill T. Jones, Gloria Steinem, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Salman Rushdie, Wynton Marsalis and Margaret Atwood. Credit…Clockwise from top left: Brad Ogbonna for The New York Times; Celeste Sloman for The New York Times; Mamadi Doumbouya; Joel Saget/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images; Maridelis Morales Rosado for The New York Times; Arden Wray for The New York Times (Collage courtesy of the New York Times)

The new cultural elitist left that are the main purveyors of “cancel culture”

are called many things by their critics: Social Justice Warriors, The Woke Mob, or, as John McWhorter has titled them, “The Elect.” Whatever you want to call them, they have managed to garner the most bipartisan coalition of opposition anyone could have dreamed of in this country, with their opponents ranging from conservatives like Ben Shapiro and Andrew Sullivan, to liberals such as the aforementioned John McWhorter and Cathy Young.

The most famous rebuke of cancel culture and its excesses is the Harper’s Letter. The letter, titled…

Nike has made a name for itself in the world of social justice. It has partnered with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, released a video telling us “For once, don’t do it,” and has on its website a statement showing “How we Stand Up for Equality.” Regardless of whether or not you support Kaepernick or believe there is a problem with racism in this country, Nike’s actions, on the surface, show that they care about social justice and that they believe they should actively fight racism.

Who disagrees with that?

Nike, apparently.

According to Ana Swanson at the…

On the heels of Georgia’s passing of SB 202, lawmakers, public figures, and legacy media members have been quick to announce their displeasure with the bill. Vox has called it “a small-d democrat’s nightmare,” the NAACP has sued the state election board to prevent the law’s enforcement, and companies like Coca-Cola and Delta have caved into outside calls to condemn the bill. President Joe Biden himself has stepped into the foray, calling for the Major League Baseball All-Star game to be moved from Atlanta in an interview with ESPN’s Sage Steele. MLB eventually caved into the pressure and announced they…

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Tired of it all but still writing about it. Duval

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