Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

 

Teacher: I Don’t Teach Shakespeare Because He’s White

The Washington Post has published a guest article by a California teacher arguing that American high school students shouldn’t read Shakespeare because he’s a dead, white man. Dana Dusbiber, who teaches English in Sacramento, says she avoids Hamlet and all the rest because her minority students shouldn’t be expected to study a “a long-dead, British guy” (Dusbiber herself is white). And while Shakespeare is widely regarded as the premier writer of the English language, able to timelessly portray themes central to the human experience, Dusbiber says he only is regarded that way because “some whiteRead More


All the ‘Clinton Cash’ questions Hillary refuses to answer

‘We need to stop the flow of secret, unaccountable money,” Hillary Clinton said Saturday during her vaunted campaign “do over.” That she said this without a trace of irony is no real surprise. Ever since the release of “Clinton Cash” — which documented the Clintons’ love of secret and unaccountable money — the couple’s reaction has been to pretend the scandal has nothing to do with them. Appearing on CNN, Bill Clinton claims that the millions the Clintons made from speeches paid for by foreign individuals and entities who hadRead More


What Actor Chris Pratt Just Said About Christianity Will Drive Hollywood Liberals Up the Wall

The highest-grossing actor of 2014, star of the record-setting “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The Lego Movie,” has a long list of admirable, conservative traits — a rare thing to say for anyone who makes a living in elitist Hollywood. But Chris Pratt happens to be one of the most conservative men in the business, with a long history of supporting our troops, taking pro-gun and pro-hunting stances and publicly proclaiming his unwavering Christian faith and strong family values to the world. He recently discussed a scare that he and hisRead More