Tagged: woke

American Progress, aka Walking the Plank More Quickly

In the 1970s, Larry Grathwohl, a most courageous FBI informant, famously told the world that the Weather Underground leadership had hypothesized about the process of dividing up the United States among the major communist powers after their Marxist revolution, and further, that in answer to his own question as to how those who remained resistant to the necessary communist re-education would be dealt...

Shutting Down the Discussion

As happens frequently these days, the cancel culture mob has once again tried to deny its own existence by screaming from the rooftops, “There is no such thing as cancel culture! We are the cancel culture mob, so we ought to know!” In the latest case, the victim of the mob’s spiteful claims of non-existence was a popular podcaster, as described in a...

And Then You Woke Up

I just read the following headline from the Associated Press: “Fauci says pandemic exposed ‘undeniable effects of racism.’” And Dr. Fauci’s self-serving deference to the latest trends in neo-Marxist race politics is worth discussing because…? A couple of days back, I read of an adjunct instructor in literature at St. John’s University in New York who uttered “the n-word” during an online lecture...

When Obama is your moderate voice…

If you needed a simple example of how far off the left side of the beam the Democratic Party has fallen of late, you could do no better than to consider the fact that Barack Obama is now the party’s moderate voice. Here is America’s first overtly Marxist-inclined president, quoted at Patterico’s site, addressing today’s “woke culture”: “This idea of purity and you’re...