☆ Another Institution Destroyed by Cultural Marxism
The Boy Scouts of America, after decades of being crippled by child sex abuse claims, announced early Tuesday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, vowing to both “compensate victims” and “continue carrying out its mission for year to come.” In a statement announcing the filing, BSA said it “cares deeply about all victims of abuse and sincerely apologizes to anyone who was harmed during their time in Scouting.”
Approximately 6.1 million individuals dropped off the food stamp rolls since President Donald Trump’s first full month in office in February 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
☆ Fighting for an America where individuals aren’t terrified to express their opinions
“Fear Society” is Natan Sharansky’s term for a socio-political order that flunks the “town square” test: People are too frightened to speak their mind in public spaces because they fear retribution. A victim of Soviet tyranny before emigrating to Israel, for Sharansky the consequences of free expression could be arrest, imprisonment, torture, and death. For us, the regime of political correctness, “cancel culture,” “microaggressions,” and “woke” commissars reinforces a similar repression, a “softer” one, as Tocqueville called it, but effective nonetheless in silencing dissent and promoting an illiberal progressive ideology.
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) announced its annual Dirty Dozen List of “mainstream entities” that are “major facilitators of sexual exploitation in the United States” on Thursday, and this year Amazon, Netflix, Twitter, Google, and the Chinese social media juggernaut TikTok made the list.