Okay, it’s way past morning. Couldn’t be helped.
1. You know, like the Democrats and feminists didn’t like Brett Kavanaugh…In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a group of five high school girls confessed to targeting a boy with false sexual assault allegations just because they “don’t like him.” Now the boy’s parents, Michael J. and Alicia Flood, have filed a lawsuit claiming that Seneca Valley High School students in Pittsburgh “conspired in person and via electronic communication devices to falsely accuse [their son] of sexual assault on two occasions.” They are suing the girls’ parents, the school district and the Butler County District Attorney’s office. Why the DA? Because it has refused to charge the girls, and why should it? They should have been believed, right?
2. Pssst! LA? This is unconstitutional. I guarantee it. In Los Angeles, the City Council passed an ordinance requiring city contractors who have ties to the National Rifle Association to disclose them. “Are you now or have you ever been a member….?”
3. Tales of the Slippery Slope. Hey, if high school conduct is fair game, why not the third grade? The Hollywood Reporter published a tell-all by White House advisor Stephen Miller’s third grade teacher, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Nikki Fiske. She told tales out of school about when Miller was her student at Franklin Elementary School, revelations designed, of course, to show that a weird kid grew into a Trump-abetting monster. He ate glue! He was messy!
Fiske was pulled from her classroom and is now on paid leave until the school district decides what to do with her. The concern is “about her release of student information, including allegations that the release may not have complied with applicable laws and district policies,” district spokeswoman Gail Pinsker said.“This has been picked up by other digital publications and blogs, and some issues have been raised.”
Wrote Becket Adams in the Washington Examiner. “What kind of teacher goes to an entertainment newspaper with gossip about an 8-year-old boy? Hell, forget that she’s a teacher. What kind of human being does that?”
4. Encouraging poll of the week: The Atlantic reports that “Americans Strongly Dislike PC Culture” 79% of whites think political correctness is undesirable. Other groups with a majority opposing the speech and thought police: Asian-Americans (82%), Hispanics-Americans (87%), American Indians (88%), African-Americans (75%). are opposed. The only group that supports political correctness is, you guessed it, “progressive activists.”
5. When ethics alarms not only don’t ring, they must have been uninstalled. The owner of Forks Pit Stop in Walterboro, South Carolina told Kirby Evans, a disfigured cancer victim, that he had to cover his face or he could not eat there. His daughter wrote a Facebook post about her dad’s humiliating experience. Here is a photo…
Is it fair to call the owner an awful person, or is there a lesser verdict that’s more fair? Poll time!