Professor explains the rise of ‘precious snowflakes’

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Howard Schwartz, professor emeritus of Oakland University, has for years studied the psychology underlying political correctness, and in his new book Political Correctness and the Destruction of Social Order: Chronicling the Rise of the Pristine Self, he offers some clarity on why the term “snowflakes” is now synonymous with college students today. Source: Professor explains the rise of ‘precious snowflakes’ – cites narcissism, over-nurturing – The College Fix

MNsure meltdown

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from theMinnesota Watchdog, October 7, 2016 The state’s insurance exchange has imploded.  Just as many, including this publication, predicted. As readers have surely learned over the past week, the state’s Obamacare exchange is collapsing, with similar meltdowns occurring across the country. Now, before you think this piece is just a recitation of the bad numbers spilling out from MnSure and Obamacare, read on. There are two important things you need to know about the MnSure debate as it unfolds just weeks before Election Day. The first thing to know is an important historical fact regarding healthcare in Minnesota that will surely play into the debate and public discourse. Back in 1976, the legislature created the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association (MCHA). The government-regulated non-profit was designed to offer health …

Political Correctness: For Conservatives

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A guest columnist provides excellent commentary on political correctness… The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Political Correctness seeks to silence any point of view that is not “liberal”. It works. That’s why liberals do it. They believe only liberal points of view should be expressed. Check the First Amendment, above. It guarantees our right to speak and express opinions, even unpopular ones. Most conservatives “go along to get along” and are silent when liberals bring up certain topics. We …