Category Archives: Culture

United Leggings

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United Airlines created a social media uproar when it kicked two teenage girls off a flight for wearing leggings. Turns out you can wear all the leggings you want.  Even if you’re Caitlyn Jenner. The girls were subject to a dress code because they were flying free on an employee pass.

Sixty Five Thousand Dollar A Year Middlebury College Minds

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Middlebury College students, and some of their professors, didn’t want to hear what author Charles Murray had to say. So they turned their backs on him and chanted slogans during his lecture. Then, as he was forced out of the lecture hall, protesters assaulted him and his group. A Middlebury professor accompanying Dr. Murray was injured.

Tuition, room and board, and fees at Middlebury College amount to $65,000 a year.

Fake Oscars

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Payback was hell at the Oscars. Variety pins the blame on a PricewaterhouseCoopers executive named Brian Cullinan. But I suspect Russian hackers.

Restroom Open Admission Policy

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The Obama administration sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to Universities threatening to yank their federal funding for failure to offer an open admission policy for their restrooms.

Bathroom Administration

The Trump administration is reversing course and leaving bathroom administration up to the states.

Getting Uncle Sam out of the bedroom was a  good thing. So why not the bathroom too?

Trump Swamp Drainage Project

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Swamp drainage was at a standstill last week. The Washington wetlands are filled with protected species and the permitting process is more complicated than expected.

The Trump Media war ended the week in a standoff when the president took the offensive in an hour and fifteen minute press conference on Thursday.