Politically Correct Collegiate Stupidity On Display

Phil Jensen


racist_black_holes_cardThere just isn’t any behavior too stupid to disbelieve, these days.  It used to be that if someone told you some outlandish story, a person of average intelligence could dismiss it with “Get out of here!” and be comfortably assured that the story teller was trying to pull your leg.

Thanks to the modern Left and it’s total infiltration of the public education system, those days are long gone.

From the Daily Caller:

Rick Kriebel 2016


Students at a small Pennsylvania college are demanding the school rename its Lynch Memorial Hall because they say the name has offensive, racist connotations.

Unsurprisingly, Lebanon Valley College didn’t actually name a building after the practice of lynching. Instead, Lynch Hall is named after former president Clyde Lynch, who guided the small Methodist school through the Great Depression and World War II. Lynch also helped raise $500,000 which was used to build the building now named in his honor. There are no known connections between Lynch and the practice of lynching, other than the words being the same.

Use of the word “lynch” to refer to extrajudicial punishments dates to the 1700s, when the American revolutionary Charles Lynch imprisoned British loyalists without any legal authority to do so.

Woodrow Wilcox


What an amazing display of pathetic “I’m-desperate-to-prove-I’m-not-a-racist” liberal hysteria.

This kind of breathtaking stupidity immediately reminded me of when the idiots on the Left pitched a fit a few years ago that a talking greeting card talked about black holes (you know, the stellar objects which are believed to be collapsed stars) was supposedly racist because the morons in question thought it was talking about “black whores.”

Yes, the card talks about celestial objects like the planet Saturn, and when it says “And you black holes, you are so ominous. Watch your back,” of course it had to be talking about black women of ill repute using the same term that black rappers use regularly with impunity.

Context, anyone?  Bueller? Bueller?  Hello, McFly?

What makes this kind of idiocy even worse than it would be for the average citizen is the fact that it is occurring at an institution of learning, where young (and what should be robust) minds are ostensibly working to learn about the world around them and how to be productive citizens.

It’s enough to make a person of common sense despair of hope for the future of this once-great nation.



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  • franklinb23

    Oh, it gets crazier than this:

    “[USC professor] Judith Halberstam wrote an analysis of The Silence of the Lambs in which Buffalo Bill, the psychotic serial killer, is equally a “hero” because his cutting the skin off of his female victims and wearing it “challenges the . . . misogynist constructions of the humanness, the naturalness, the interiority of gender.”

    I’ve been saying this for the last ten years or so. Avoid college unless you’re in medicine, engineering, finance or law. Otherwise, learn a trade. You’ll be free of decades worth of debt and maybe even find a job. And you might keep your sanity and humanity.

    Colleges are starting to see the repercussions of their own politics and ideology. Even liberal professors are starting to resign rather than deal with a culture that is stifled intellectually (and even ethically).

    • Thisoldspouse

      My trade-school-educated brother has been saying this for longer than 10 years, and I dismissed his opinion, thinking that “toughing it out” through the ridiculousness that characterizes much of college is worth the degree. I now see the wisdom in his foresight. By the way, he now outearns me, working in the aircraft maintenance industry.

  • DCM7

    This reminds me of the time someone had to resign his high position because of the outcry that followed his public use of the word “niggardly” (a word that has *nothing* to do with another word it happens to sound like).

    • Yeah, I remembered that one, too.

    • Thisoldspouse

      Yes, perfect example.

      And someone in the Dallas County Commissioners Court used the term “black hole” to describe a government program which was sucking ungodly amounts of money to no effect. He was criticized to no end as a “racist.”