Author Archives: Dr. Eowyn

Animals show gratitude to their rescuers

The saying “No good deed goes unpunished” applies only to humans.

Only human beings have the remarkably perverse aptitude of not just being ungrateful for an act of kindness, some actually turn on you for having helped them.

I still remember a foreign student I had helped — a young woman from Ethiopia for whom I bought a pair of prescription eyeglasses after I discovered the reason she always sat in the front row was because she was near-sighted. That afternoon, I took her to Wal-Mart, paid for her eye examination and glasses.

At the end of the semester, she accused me of racism because I gave her final take-home essay, which was replete with grammatical errors, a “B” grade (which was generous) instead of the “A” she felt she deserved.

Unlike humans, animals are grateful for our kindness, and they remember.

Here are three examples.

(1) A young bull dances for joy after being released from a narrow cage.

When he was transported to a large pen filled with straw, he dances for joy again, then touches his rescuer with his head in gratitude.


(2) Richard Wiese found a swan who was injured from flying into a chain-link fence.

So Wiese brought the swan to a sanctuary for treatment.

Years later, Wiese and the swan saw each other again. The swan had not forgotten, and wrapped her long neck around Wiese’s.

(3) GiGi, a great horned owl severely injured from being hit by a car, was nursed back to health by Doug Pojeky, president of Mississippi’s Wild at Heart Rescue.

When Pojeky returned from a trip to Michigan, GiGi showed how much she’d missed him. The owl bobbed her head, danced on Pojeky’s arm, then slowly walked up to his chest, rested her head on his shoulder and draped her wings around him in a big owl hug.

~Eowyn

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Police arrest Calif. ethics prof. Eric Clanton for Antifa bikelock assaults at Berkeley protest

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Civic Center Park of Berkeley, California, a Patriots Rally by Trump supporters, including members of Oathkeepers, turned violent when radical leftists in black masks and black clothing, who call themselves Antifa (anti-fascists), launched a counter-rally and clashed with the patriots.

In a memo to Berkeley mayor and the City Council on the April 15 demonstration, Berkeley police chief Andrew Greenwood identified the Antifa as the instigators of violence. Greenwood wrote:

“On April 15, groups initially remained separated in the park. At one point, about three dozen ‘antifa’ entered the park over fencing, ultimately confronting demonstrators, and escalating violence, with fights and assaults breaking out.”

The day ended with eleven people being injured and the arrest of 20 people “for their roles in the violence at Civic Center Park”. The charges included assault with a deadly weapon, battery, and committing a criminal offense while wearing a mask. Authorities said at the time that they will pursue additional arrests as they “review social media and video footage”. (Source: Berkeleyside)

Meanwhile, citizen journalists and sleuths went to work, combing through videos and photos of the violent clash to unmask the Antifa thugs.

On April 19, five days after the clash, online sleuths of 4chan‘s /pol/ News Network and Rebel Media correspondent Jack Posobiec identified one of the masked Antifa rioters who had assaulted people with a bike-lock as a California college professor named Eric Clanton.

Among the people Clanton had assaulted with a bikelock on April 15 was this man in a red t-shirt (see below).

Here’s a video explaining how 4chan sleuths identified Eric Clanton as the bikelock thug:

Clanton claims to have an M.A. in Philosophy from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. in Philosophy from California State University, Bakersfield.

Clanton had taught philosophy at San Francisco State University. At the time of the April 15 riot, he was teaching at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA. Ironically, one of his teaching and research subjects is ethics.

His faculty profile at Diablo Valley College, now taken down, said:

Eric Clanton

Faculty – Philosophy, Pleasant Hill Campus

Eric has been teaching at DVC since 2015. He teaches introduction to philosophy with a background in teaching ethics, critical thinking, and comparative philosophy East/West. His primary research interests are ethics and politics. His work in political philosophy also centers on mass incarceration and the prison system. He is currently exploring restorative justice from an anti-authoritarian perspective.

After he was outed online, Clanton panicked. He scrubbed his social media, went underground and, pretending to ask for a friend, sought legal advice on Reddit (source: Dark Triad Man):

“My really good friend is being accused on social media of attacking someone at a protest and now his name is being smeared on social media. Does he have any recourse and can he be in any legal (civil or criminal) trouble because of these rumors?”

Yesterday, May 24, 2017, Berkeley police finally arrested Eric Clanton.

From Berkeleyside:

“Eric Clanton, a former teacher at Diablo Valley College, was arrested by Berkeley police . . . on suspicion of three counts of assault with a deadly weapon identified as a U-lock bike lock, and one of those assaults is alleged to have caused a significant injury. […]

Until Wednesday night, Berkeley investigators had declined to say whether they were looking into Clanton, despite the outcry online calling for his arrest. Wednesday, officers arrested him in Oakland at 12:15 p.m. He is being held at Berkeley Jail with a bail of $200,000, according to Alameda County sheriff’s office records online. Clanton, whose listed occupation is college professor, is scheduled for arraignment Friday. Police said they have identified three victims in the case. All three were struck in the head or neck with a bike lock, police said.”

~Eowyn

MSM coverage of President Trump overwhelmingly negative

This comes as no surprise to us, but it’s still good to have confirming statistics.

A new report from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy found that U.S. and European news coverage of President Trump’s first 100 days in office was overwhelmingly negative.

The report is based on an analysis of news reports in the print editions of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, the main newscasts of CBS, CNN, Fox News, and NBC, and three European news outlets (The UK’s Financial Times and BBC, and Germany’s ARD).

The report defines “negative” tone of coverage as stories/reports in which:

  • Trump is criticized directly.
  • An event, trend, or development reflects unfavorably on Trump, e.g., stories that appeared under the headlines “President Trump’s approval rating hits a new low” and “GOP withdraws embattled health care bill, handing major setback to Trump, Ryan.”

Here are the report’s findings:

(1) The media are obsessed with President Trump: Trump was the topic of 41% of all news stories—three times the amount of coverage received by previous presidents.

(2) On almost every major Trump topic, the media’s coverage was overwhelmingly more negative than positive.

(3) The media set a new standard for unfavorable coverage (80%) in their coverage of President Trump. In contrast, only 41% of the media’s coverage of Obama was negative.

(4) The liberal MSM were overwhelmingly negative, with CNN and NBC leading the way with a stunning 93% of their coverage of Trump being negative. Even the Wall Street Journal was more negative (70%) than positive. Although Fox was the only news outlet in the study that came close to giving Trump positive coverage overall, a majority (52%) of the network’s reporting on Trump still was negative.

(5) European reporters were even more negative than U.S. reporters.

(6) With the exception of Fox, the majority of media all question Trump’s fitness for office:

(7) The only thing that Trump did which garnered glowing positive coverage from the media was his missile attack on Syria, showing that the corporate media are all blood-thirsty warmongers.

The Harvard report concludes:

Trump’s coverage during his first 100 days was negative even by the standards of today’s hyper-critical press. Studies of earlier presidents found nothing comparable to the level of unfavorable coverage afforded Trump. […]

Have the mainstream media covered Trump in a fair and balanced way? […] The early days of his presidency have been marked by far more missteps and miss-hits, often self-inflicted, than any presidency in memory, perhaps ever. […]

Nevertheless, the sheer level of negative coverage gives weight to Trump’s contention, one shared by his core constituency, that the media are hell bent on destroying his presidency. […]

At the same time, the news media need to give Trump credit when his actions warrant it. The public’s low level of confidence in the press is the result of several factors, one of which is a belief that journalists are biased. That perception weakens the press’s watchdog role. One of the more remarkable features of news coverage of Trump’s first 100 days is that it has changed few minds about the president, for better or worse. The nation’s watchdog has lost much of its bite and won’t regain it until the public perceives it as an impartial broker, applying the same reporting standards to both parties. […]

Journalists would also do well to spend less time in Washington and more time in places where policy intersects with people’s lives. If they had done so during the presidential campaign, they would not have missed the story that keyed Trump’s victory—the fading of the American Dream for millions of ordinary people. […]

Never have journalists fixated on a single newsmaker for as long as they have on Trump. If he sees journalists as his main opponents, one reason is that between Trump and themselves there’s not much air time for everyone else. Journalists need to resist even the smallest temptation to see themselves as opponents of government. It’s the competition between the party in power and the opposing party, and not between government and the press, that’s at the core of the democratic process.

Will journalists heed the report’s counsel?

I doubt it.

~Eowyn

First Couple Donald and Melania hold hands in Jerusalem and Rome

Three days ago on May 22, 2017, an image went viral, of First Lady Melania Trump seemingly slapping away her husband’s hand while they were on the tarmac of Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport.

Here’s the GIF:

Thanks to alert FOTM readers Artist, TPR and CalGirl, we now know Melania was not rudely dismissing President Trump’s hand. Donald and Melania were giving each other a low-five hand-greeting.

Here’s a baby giving his mother a low-five:

The Left and the chattering MSM immediately interpreted the Trumps’ low-five as discord in their marriage. Some even claim that the Trumps “don’t show any affection to each other in public” — an assertion that is easily disproven by the following images:

Below are more images of the First Couple showing their affection by holding hands, beginning with two images from the same day as the airport tarmac “slapping” incident:

At the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem, Israel, May 22, 2017 (source):

At the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basalica, Vatican City, Rome, Italy, on May 24, 2017 (source):

H/t Kelleigh

~Eowyn

‘Pansexual’ pervert proposes adding P for pedophiles to LGBT

We warned you about the slippery slope.

A self-appointed spokesman for the LGBT “community” named Ernst Steiner is urging LGBTs to add P to LGBT.

P is for “pedosexuals” — the Left’s new Orwellian euphemism for pedophiles.

Here’s Steiner’s propaganda of April 23, 2017 for a blog he founded called Heart Progress because, you see, fisting and banging bungholes and raping children is all about ♥ loove ♥, and “love is ageless” because pedophilia is just another sexual orientation and attraction, those noble LGBTPs just want to “legalize love”, and only “bigot” and “hatemongers” oppose and persecute those endearing “pedosexuals”:

For years, the struggle against hate and bigotry has gone on. For years, sexual minority groups of all sorts have faced persecution. Now, in the 21st century, we are finally beginning to see that bigotry begin to disappear. Homosexuals have the right to marry, minority genders are finally being recognized, transgender children are finally getting the treatment they need to be who they are, and most importantly, these groups are finally being given minority status.

But the sexual liberation movement has only just begun, and there’s still more work to be done. Yes, homosexuals have the right to marriage in some places, but there still needs to be global laws to ensure they have the right to marriage in all places. Sure, transgenders are being recognized for who they are, but discrimination against them is still rampant in today’s world. Luckily, these issues are being tackled by progressive groups across the globe, but there is still one minority group that is marginalized to the point of neglect: pedosexuals.

Since the beginning of the LGBT+ movement, pedosexuals have been there helping to achieve sexual liberation for all. Unfortunately, pedosexuals have also been the ones to stand up and take the heat to help prevent abuse toward their other sexual minority friends. This act of bravery among pedosexuals in the name of sexual equality has led to them being the ones being persecuted to this day, despite also being born with a different attraction. Now that the sexual liberation movement is succeeding, bigots have now focused all of their hate on pedosexuals, as they have already lost the war against other sexual minorities.

So the question still stands: Should the LGBTQ+ movement accept pedosexuals? I think that the answer is quite obvious: Absolutely! Pedosexuals have helped achieve so much for the other sexual minority groups, that it would simply be unjust to allow them to suffer in discrimination due to hateful bigots on the right. Pedosexuals are going through what other sexual minorities went through thirty years ago, all because they were willing to take the heat so that their allies within the sexual liberation movement could move forward.

We of the LGBTQ+ movement need to do the moral thing and progress passed this bigotry toward these sexual minorities that is so often encouraged by the systemically bigoted mainstream. We cannot stoop as low as the hatemongers that have kept ourselves down, and we need to stand up for those who’ve held such an important role in our liberation. As a pansexual man, I am in full support of pedosexual rights, and you should be too.

The dictionary says “pansexual” is someone who’s sexually attracted to people regardless of their gender. But why restrict yourself to just “people” of all genders? That’s species discrimination!

Just you wait and see. Next on the agenda of pansexual Ernst Steiner and his ilk will be bestiality, which they prefer to call zoophilia, ’cause banging animals is all about loove, loove, loove.

See also:

~Eowyn

This is a male model!?

The decay of American culture and society is proceeding at a dizzying speed.

Opening Ceremony is a company that sells women’s and men’s clothing. Established since 2002, Opening Ceremony has stores in New York, Los Angeles, Japan, as well as online.

This is the picture Opening Ceremony has on its website to advertise its men’s clothing — a skeletal male languishly reclining on chairs, presumably modeling a pair of nondescript pants while naked to his waist:

To whom is the cadaver-like, heroin-ravaged male model supposed to appeal?

Who in their right mind would find him attractive as a fashion model, and so buy those pants?

The self-appointed culture czars of the MSM, once again, are slamming CBS about the lack of women headlining the network’s offers. From The Wrap, May 17, 2017:

At CBS’ pre-upfront breakfast on Wednesday, a reporter asked chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves about the lack of women leads in his new series orders.

Moonves iterated that despite the lack of women in lead roles, CBS’s shows still garner women viewers with shows like “Madam Secretary” — which stars Téa Leoni — and “The Good Fight,” which is on CBS All Access.

More women watch CBS percentage-wise than any other network — so our shows have a lot of female appeal,” Moonves said.

Moonves continued, saying that a number of pilots have women in leading roles, but the best projects get picked up regardless of the gender of No. 1 on the call sheet.

In his radio show a couple of days ago, Rush Limbaugh made mention of this. Limbaugh said Moonves believes CBS is popular with women because the network’s shows prominently feature alpha males. Can you imagine shows like Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds, Elementary, NCIS and its clones with wimpy male leads like that Opening Ceremony male model? LOL

H/t FOTM‘s MAC

~Eowyn

Democrats admit they have zero evidence Trump colluded with Russia

Watch as Democrat after Democrat Demonrat admit they have no evidence Trump had colluded with Russia:

  • Former FBI Director James Comey
  • Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper
  • The dude at the 1:14 mark
  • Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
  • Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVa), of the Senate Intelligence Committee

H/t SeanHannity.com

~Eowyn