A made-up holiday experiences a resurgence among white liberals despite its bloody origins.
Let me get this straight. According to the Supreme Court, burning the American flag is protected speech under the First Amendment. Yet in order to protect the sensibilities of Mexican-American students celebrating the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo, a California Bay area school decided that high school students would not be permitted to wear t-shirts emblazoned with [...]
Today is National Administrative Professional’s Day. There is much that bothers me about this. This “holiday” started in 1952 as Secretary’s Day, and was designed to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals.
This has to be the most misguided and sexist holiday ever. Regardless of the ridiculous fact [...]
Presumably Martha Coakley, the Massachusetts attorney general aiming to be that state’s next U.S. senator, has more political skill than she’s demonstrated in recent days. She must be on a spectacularly ill-timed run of bad luck and rookie mistakes. As Republican Scott Brown has roared from unknown to potential upset winner, Coakley came under fire [...]