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December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706745

On college campuses and Twitter accounts everywhere, "threat" has taken on an overbroad definition. Merely disagreeing with someone is harassing and threatening conduct. Calling someone a bad name or hurting their feelings is a threat.

But what is an actual, get-you-thrown-into-jail threat made online online? 

The Supreme Court was supposed ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706746

Most of you have never heard of Josh McIntosh, the male ghost writer behind media powerhouse Feminist Frequency. Yet most of you, especially those familiar with GamerGate, are familiar with the smiling face of Fem Freq - Anita Sarkeesian.

Would Josh McIntosh, a straight white man, exert such influence if he did not ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706747

Robert "Bobby" Oliveira, who posts online as Bobby O., is a convicted criminal who has made multiple threats against women. Bobby O. attempted to rise to infamy by opposing GamerGate, a consumer revolt against unethical journalist styled by journalists who hate ethical scrutiny as a campaign against women in gaming.

Like ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706748

Critics of GamerGate,  a consumer revolt against unethical journalism, claim people who support GamerGate support harassment and doxing. What is the truth? The truth is  those who oppose GamerGate are the ones who support doxing.

For the record, I not support doxing. I used to think it was no big deal, ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706744

Today life is complicated. If you make one wrong move on social media you'll lose your job. You may receive death threats or have a Swatting attempt made on you. An internet hate mob will form around you to publicly shame you.

If you are a rational, ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706743

A cuckservative is a Republican who enjoys watching his friends on the right (and indeed his entire country) get screwed by the radical left. 

A cuckservative will never have the back of his "friends" or "allies," and instead often joins in the rapes of right-wing allies.

A cuckservative will purge "wrong thinkers" like Steve ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706740

Ever since I started making fun of cuckservatives (conservatives who enjoy watching their friends get screwed over by the left), the attacks have come. The attacks are not from social justice warriors (my usual adversaries). No, I've been attacked by people on the right!

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706741

For years I read a blog by Vox Day, but to be honest, I had my concerns about the man. I thought it was weird that he pretended to have an attractive wife. Why do this? 

John Scalzi, one of Vox Day's haters, had convinced me and others that Vox's ...

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706742

There's a riot in the right, and rather than ask people what's wrong, conservatives are throwing around lies and labels. Conservatives (the cuckservative) who obviously knew of our existence and yet never reached out to support us when Gawker attacked suddenly care about what we have to say.

December 31, 2016, 9:43 am, 1706739

I'm not a political junkie who sits around watching CNN or FoxNews. I don't know who the big names or personalities are, and I don't care. For the most part politics are reality TV for men - part wish fulfillment, part distraction from a life of quiet desperation.

Yet unfortunately my ...