It seems as though Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's campaign to "ban bossy" is not going to have the traction she wants. In fact, her efforts resulted in a cultural backlash where the word ended up tossed around left and right. As a tech and social media professional, Sandberg should have predicted the response. The trolls are always looking for ways to upset people and will defy efforts to police language the way rum-runners defied efforts to ban alcohol. Reason's Scott Shackford explains that attempting to make the world around you responsible for your emotional well-being through language choices is just giving certain reprehensible people the blueprint on exactly how to hurt you.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
Retired Engineer Offers Free Expert Testimony for Flood Victims. Licensing Officials Threaten Him With Criminal Charges.
Wayne Nutt worked as an engineer for decades. But because he's not licensed, North Carolina's engineering board says that he can't share his expertise in public.
Biden's Latest Round of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Is an Indictment of Federal Higher Education Subsidies
Thirty-five years after Bill Bennett sounded the alarm about student loan defaults, we still haven't learned a damn thing.