Category Archives: Big Virtue Signalling

The misguided politics of virtue signalling

One of the most amusing ways of seeing how out of touch major parties and leading politicians are with the majority of the population is watching their virtue signalling go awry.

In the top tier of the velvet virtue signalling cake you have self-obsessed, blinkered, ignorant government elites. Currently, the majority of these shameful tiers lean to the left.

Then there is an unsavoury tier of business elites and organisations who live amidst the encouraging echoes of their own tier and above.

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Trudeau to offer formal apology for LGBTQ persecution

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Justin Trudeau will rise in the House of Commons on Nov. 28 to offer a historic apology to Canadians who were criminally prosecuted or dismissed from the military or public service because they were gay.

The Prime Minister’s apology is expected to be the most comprehensive ever offered by any national government for past persecution of sexual minorities.

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Alberta ‘unconstitutional’ bill pushing LGBT agenda in schools faces legal challenge once it becomes law

A legal group is ready to launch a Charter challenge to the Alberta NDP government’s radical “gay-straight alliance” bill when it becomes law.

“It’s a breach of the public trust for government to knowingly pass legislation which is unconstitutional,” says Jay Cameron, lawyer for the Calgary-based Justice Center for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF).

“And this law is clearly unconstitutional.”

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I called a trans boy a girl by mistake and it may cost me my job

A teacher has been suspended and could face the sack after he ‘accidentally’ called a transgender pupil a ‘girl’ in class when the student identifies as a boy.

Joshua Sutcliffe, 27, who teaches maths at a state secondary school in Oxfordshire, said ‘Well done girls’ to the teenager and a friend when he spotted them working hard.

He apologised when corrected by the pupil, but six weeks later he was suspended from teaching after the pupil’s mother lodged a complaint.

Following an investigation, he has been summoned to a formal disciplinary hearing this week to face misconduct charges for ‘misgendering’.

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Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle says Taliban killed daughter

He of course is blameless… still hasn’t sheared off that Muslim style beard

A Canadian held hostage by the Taliban has spoken of the group’s “stupidity and evil”, revealing they murdered his daughter and raped his wife.

Joshua Boyle spoke to reporters after landing in Canada with his wife Caitlan Coleman and children following almost five years in captivity.

They were captured while reportedly backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012.

Ms Coleman’s father has said the decision to visit the dangerous country was “unconscionable”.

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Would it have happened to a Muslim?

Well, as it happened, it happened in the ACT, that fiefdom of Green-Labor political power where the deluded are led by the manipulative. A Christian teenager, Madeline, is sacked from her job with Capital Kids Parties, for asserting on her filter Facebook that ‘It’s OK to say No’.

Madeline’s employer Madlin Sims, in a virtue-signalling (Canberrans are world class at this) message, told her young employee ‘Advertising your desire to vote no for SSM is, in my eyes, hate speech.

h/t Marvin

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Police investigate online abuse against charity for transgender children

Nope. No mental illness here.

Police in West Yorkshire are investigating after the UK’s largest charity supporting transgender children received a stream of abusive messages online.

Mermaids UK reported a sharp rise in abusive and threatening comments on social media, saying it had been forced to block 20 people a day on Twitter.

The charity, which supports transgender children and their families, said it had been falsely accused of “enticing” children by attending recent Pride UK events.

Remember when the police used to arrest criminals?

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Transgender ‘x’ passports available to Canadians Aug. 31

OTTAWA — Starting Aug. 31, transgender Canadians can indicate on their passports that they don’t identify as either male or female.

It’s the latest step in the federal government’s plan to eventually allow individuals to identify their sex as ‘x’ — that is, unspecified — on passports and other government-issued documents that typically allow people to tick only “m” or “f.”

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Charlottesville, Race, and Republican Virtue-Signaling: Why Trump’s condemnation of “all sides” was scorned.

The blood on the ground in Charlottesville hadn’t dried before the race industry was fulminating full blast, and anxious Republicans were furiously virtue-signaling. Once more we see the toxic wages of our incoherent and politicized racial discourse.

Trump’s general condemnations of the white supremacists and their rally at which a woman was run-over and killed by a loser with a Hitler fetish was insufficient for both sides. Republicans and progressives alike demanded that he call out by name the various fringe-groups that organized the rally. All were outbidding one another to display their righteous indignation and complete freedom from the slightest taint of racism. Ted Cruz’s statement is typical: “The Nazis, the KKK, and white supremacists are repulsive and evil, and all of us have a moral obligation to speak out against the lies, bigotry, anti-Semitism, and hatred that they propagate.” It doesn’t take much bravery to make a statement so obviously true and widely approved outside a tiny fringe movement.

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Lawrence Solomon: How Tesla’s Elon Musk became the master of fake business

Elon Musk – Corporate Welfare Queen

The fastest-growing industries over the last two decades have been fake industries, those that thrive despite having few customers willing to buy their products except at fire-sale prices. The fake industries all have the same angel investors — governments — and the same promoter touting their wares — again governments. These fake industries, the brainchild of subsidy entrepreneurs, also tend to be dazzlers, the better to wow their politician backers and the stock market speculators betting on cash flows of government subsidies.

Today’s fake-industry leader is Tesla, the electric car developed by subsidy entrepreneur Elon Musk, who also heads SolarCity and SpaceX, other government darlings.

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Chappelle Tells Yet Another Transgender Joke. The Response Is INSANE

The comedian’s first set opened with Trump’s recent proposal to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military. Chappelle said he didn’t even realize there were transgender people in the armed forces.

“Sounds like a secret weapon to me,” said Chappelle, according to Vulture’s Jesse David Fox, who watched the show. “If I was in ISIS in the trenches fighting against the United States and all of a sudden I see a man with a beard and big D-cups titties just rushing my foxhole and shit, I’d be horrified.”

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Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door

Mark Zuckerberg’s travels throughout the United States to fulfill his 2017 “personal challenge” to “learn about people’s hopes and challenges” have seen him drive a tractor, meet recovering heroin addicts, don a hard hat and speak out against the staggering wealth inequality that his $68.5bn fortune so clearly represents.

But to Nicole, a worker in one of Facebook’s cafeterias, they have also raised an important question: “Is he going to come here?”

“Here” is just a few miles from Zuckerberg’s five-house compound in Palo Alto and mere blocks from Facebook’s sprawling Menlo Park headquarters. Here, on a quiet street of modest bungalows, Nicole and her husband Victor, who also works at a Facebook cafeteria, live in a two-car garage with their children, aged nine, eight and four.

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