Daily Archives: January 24, 2016

University Chancellor Tells Students To Grow The Hell Up…

Date: January 24, 2016

01) University Chancellor Tells Students To Grow The Hell Up

“Louise Richardson, Oxford’s vice-chancellor, told students had to ‘understand the true nature of freedom of inquiry and expression.’

Oxford University installed its first female vice-chancellor this week, Louise Richardson, who boldly stressed the importance of free speech and critical thinking at university amid roiling student protests.

Addressing students for the first time in her new role, Richardson urged them to be open-minded and tolerant; and to engage in debate rather than censorship, alluding to countless calls from students at Oxford and other universities across the U.K. to ban potentially offensive speakers and rename or remove historical monuments.”

Detroit Teachers Are SICK Of The Crumbling Schools…

Date: January 24, 2016

01) Detroit Teachers Are SICK Of The Crumbling Schools

“Published on Jan 23, 2016

As Flint, Michigan deals with its lead-contaminated water, schools in Detroit are dealing with their own contaminants. Teachers are putting photographic evidence onto Twitter. The problem is widespread. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola (ThinkTank), hosts of the The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Detroit’s students are trying to learn while breathing in black mold and sitting in classrooms filled with buckets catching toilet water leaking through the ceiling. And that’s not even the worst part.

Republican Governor Rick Snyder is not only using the financial emergency management laws to poison children in Flint; he’s doing the same thing in Detroit via the public school system, which the state has controlled for the last seven years. Darnell Earley, the same emergency manager who oversaw the changes in Flint’s water system, is currently in charge of Detroit’s public schools.”*

Read more here: http://usuncut.com/class-war/detroit-…

…And kids are obliged by law, to spend vast amounts of their daily lives in these places…

So…this is what the “U.S. recovery” looks like…

Yale Students Sign Petition To End First Amendment…

Date: January 24, 2016

01) Yale Students Sign Petition To End First Amendment

You wonder why I fear for the future of the USA?…Or wonder why I consider this trend, to be a personal threat?…

…One reason, is that these people featured are amongst our supposed future leaders…And they are not mentally competent.

They presume a right, to sign away the first amendment rights of everybody else…A fundamental foundation of our civilization…And they don’t even understand what it is, or what it is for.

Everything’s Awesome and Camille Paglia is Unhappy!…

Date: January 24, 2016

01) Everything’s Awesome and Camille Paglia is Unhappy!

“Published on Mar 19, 2015

Growing up as “a gender nonconforming entity” during Eisenhower’s America wasn’t easy for cultural critic and best-selling author Camille Paglia. Her adolescence in small-town, upstate New York was marked by rejection, rebellion, and cross-dressing—all in reaction to the stultifying social norms of the 1950s and early ’60s.

So what does Paglia think of contemporary culture, with its openness to a wide variety of ever-proliferating gender, racial, and sexual identities?

Not much.

“I do not feel that gender is sufficient to explain all of human life,” Paglia tells Reason TV’s Nick Gillespie. “This gender myopia, this gender monomania, has become a disease. It’s become a substitute for religion. It is impossible that the feminist agenda can ever be the total explanation of human life.”

Whether the subject is feminism or the fate of Western civilization, Paglia is no Pollyanna. In this wide-ranging discussion, she says higher education is going to hell, the Fourth Estate is an epic FAIL, millennials are myopic, contemporary criticism has croaked, and Hillary Clinton might singlehandedly destroy the universe. Even Madonna, once Paglia’s ideal of sex-positive feminism, seems to have lost her way.

Does the celebrated author of Sexual Personae and Break Blow Burn have any reason to get out of bed in the morning? Does she have any hope for the universe at all? Watch the video to find out.”

Elio Car Review…


Date: January 24, 2016

01) Elio – $6800 Car & 84 MPG – Review & Test Drive (Prototype)

“The Elio is a 3-wheeled autocycle with a 0.9L 3 cylinder engine producing 55 horsepower and 55 lb-ft of torque. The car weighs just over 1,200 lbs, and has an estimated highway fuel economy of 84 mpg. It costs $6,800, and comes with a 3 year, 36,000 mile warranty. This video will take a look at the exterior, engine and drivetrain, wheels, tires, suspension, interior, features, as well as a quick test drive and summary of the fuel economy and performance. This video is a review of the P4 Elio prototype.”

A bit something more, to go with the last post about this car [see archive].