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    Is Woke Major League Baseball Proud Of Itself Now?

    Honestly, sometimes you have to wonder why some people don’t bother to think about the impact of their decisions. Woke Major League Baseball moved the All-Star game out of Atlanta because the Lefties who run the league don’t like Georgia’s election reforms. Who gets hurt thanks to MLB’s political rant?…
    Donna Martinez, May 7, 2021
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    Leftists Are Just Fine With PC Culture

    The Left and the Right perceive two different Americas. A recent Fox News poll confirmed it, as I noted recently. As a reminder of the political divide as evidenced by top priorities revealed in the poll: Democrats: climate change, racism, and health care. Republicans: illegal…
    Donna Martinez, May 6, 2021
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    Sen. Tim Scott calls out “a different kind of intolerance”

    There are days when it’s hard to swallow the progressive intolerance that has thrust us into the nightmare of cancel culture. There are days when I wonder what it will take for progressives to reclaim their intellectual footing and once again defend free speech and free thought. There are days…
    Donna Martinez, April 29, 2021
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    11 white tents filled with caring hearts and healing hands

    Every now and then I come across a story that reaches into my heart and tugs and tugs and tugs. This one of those stories. During this pandemic we’ve seen government, private enterprise, and average Janes and Joes band together to do what needs to be done. I’ll leave for…
    Donna Martinez, January 25, 2021
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    Religious makeup of the new U.S. Congress

    As the new U.S. Congress begins its work, Pew Research Center has created an interesting graphic to illustrate the religious makeup of the body. (see below). While about a quarter (26%) of U.S. adults are religiously unaffiliated – describing themselves as atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular” – just…
    Donna Martinez, January 12, 2021
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    Acting Like a Gentleman is Controversial?

    JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti offers a thoughtful commentary on the controversy over the Gillette ad and the behavior of men in our society. Context is important. The latest Gillette ad touches some political buttons at a time when everything is viewed as the next potential battle…
    Donna Martinez, January 24, 2019
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    Don’t Be Evil? In Ironic Twist, Google Steps All Over Its Own Motto

    Fascinating piece by our Jon Guze, director of legal studies, who analyzes a lawsuit filed by a former Google employee who was fired. Take, for example, the collection of posts from Google’s in-house message boards attached to the complaint as Exhibit B. Here are a few examples (out of…
    Donna Martinez, January 18, 2018
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    More Sexual Harassment Scandals Looming?

    From Hollywood to Washington D.C. to Alabama and beyond. Are more sexual harassment scandals looming? Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, answers host Tim Boyum’s question about the latest developments in political sexual harassment scandals. This exchange took place during the Nov. 20, 2017, edition of Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.”…
    Donna Martinez, November 21, 2017