The corrupt intellectual foundation of Critical Race Theory
By Monica Chen In the summer of 1989, the leaders of Critical Race Theory held their fledgling movement’s first conference in Madison, Wis. For the first time, it was made official the academics who were devoted to the CRT cause beyond the main founder, Derrick Bell. Bell was the first tenured black professor at Harvard Law School who had written the definitive CRT treatise,...Comments 0
“Lawn Boy” IS pedophilic. Here’s why. (Explicit)
By Monica Chen The author of “Lawn Boy” and his supporters say parents who want the book removed from libraries have not read it, and do not put it in the right context. Alright, I read the book. Its pedophilic, exploitative and abusive elements go beyond the swear words and the sexual passages. To sum up the news surrounding “Lawn Boy”: A mother in...
Wake DA silent on parents’ criminal charges against schools for pornography
By Monica Chen Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman has not taken any actions following parents filing criminal charges on pornography against Wake schools in recent weeks. Freeman’s office did not respond to multiple requests for comment before Christmas and after the holiday last week. A group of parents filed nine complaints at the Wake County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 30, on counts of...
Opinion: The controversy over “Gender Queer” masks a bigger problem. Is it a true memoir? (Explicit)
By Monica Chen As parents around the country have called for the banning of "Gender Queer: A Memoir" over explicit images, the media has painted it as a fight of conservative parents against LGBT people wanting to live freely. But the parents' concerns about the book just scratch the surface.
What is Liz Cheney’s Wyoming?
By Monica Chen If someone only knew about Wyoming from paying attention to Liz Cheney, they might think it was a cozy, domestic kind of place. A state that likes to hold a lot of meetings in rooms with pin-cushioned couches. A state that holds a lot of conferences in comfy banquet halls. And a place where people really like Zoom meetings. They also...
A big problem with the “Civilian Climate Corps”
By Monica Chen On social media, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been pushing for the “Civilian Climate Corps” and its inclusion in the $2 trillion Build Back Better Act. But more than a joint project between AmeriCorps and the Department of Labor, the proposed entity would cut into the work done by the National Parks system, as well as state and local government parks....
Nancy Pelosi’s $200 million gift to the Presidio Trust
By Monica Chen Despite Republican outcries of earmarks and payoffs earlier this year, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has kept $200 million in appropriations for The Presidio Trust in the Build Back Better plan. Tucked into the massive 2,000-page bill are two paragraphs giving the organization that sum, to be doled out in fiscal year 2022 and available until 2026, for “carrying out projects.” The...