Tag Archives: James Baldwin
Perhaps you missed the disturbing news story about University of California Berkeley student Isabella Chow who was the only member of the 18-member student senate to abstain from voting in favor of a bill condemning President Donald Trump for the commonsense decision to make clear that in Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the term “gender” refers to biological sex—which it clearly did when written. Chow bravely and graciously explained her decision to her dogmatist senate colleagues:
I have said and will always say that discrimination against or harassment of any person or people group is never ever
I object to two legislative attempts to impose the Secular Religion upon citizens of Illinois: SB 3249 and HB 5596. They are wholly unnecessary as LGBTQ icons and their works are already present in government schools.
My objections concern the establishment of secularism as our national religion, the valorization of LGBTQ icons more for their sexuality than their gifts and accomplishments, and using the legislature of Illinois as a social engineering lab.
In this my 65th year, our society is nuts. Rather than being led forth into light and away from ignorance, children are being herded by teachers (and …