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Shifra on January 17, 2018
Harry Stack Sullivan was an American psychiatrist who founded the interpersonal theory of psychiatry, which emphasized the role of interpersonal relations as a fundamental determinant of personality development and psychopathology. For Sullivan, the developmental of close friendships in pre-adolescence (he called them “chums”) was crucial in the development of self-esteem and later intimate relationships. But hey, Sullivan’s ideas are soooo twentieth century. (He died in 1949). So, here’s an idea: Why don’t we just bubble-wrap the kiddies (so they want ever have to get a skinned knee, God-forbid) and give them all A’s (so they won’t ever have to feel bad about getting a lower grade). Via NY Post. ….Americans love reading how Europeans are superior parents…..So when news broke...
Shifra on December 27, 2017
Pakistan has approved a law cracking down on online ‘blasphemy’ content, so that anything deemed offensive to Islam on social media could be punishable by death. The fact that Pakistan is now headed to sit on the U.N. Human Rights Council is a cruel ‘joke.’ And, as Tammy points out in today’s Washington Times column, it’s time to defund the U.N. Tammy Bruce: Rape, sex trafficking and the spread of disease on the U.N.’s watch Via CNS News. Days before it takes up a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council – for its fourth term in the council’s 11-year history – Pakistan’s federal cabinet has approved a legal amendment designed to facilitate an ongoing crackdown on “blasphemy” on social...
Shifra on November 14, 2017
Linda Sarsour is a Hamas-loving Jew-hater whose BFF is recently-deported Rasmea Odeh, who was convicted of a 1969 bombing attack in a Jerusalem supermarket that killed two university students. A new low for NYC “progressive” university The New School. Here is their mission statement, if you want a good laugh. The New School in NYC is the only university where a world-renowned design school comes together with premier undergraduate and graduate programs and colleges to seek out ways to create a more just, beautiful and better-designed world. Via Tablet. Founded in 1919 by progressive New York intellectuals, The New School rose to prominence two decades later, when it took in a small band of Jewish intellectuals fleeing the Nazis. Eminences...
Tammy on November 9, 2017
It would be freaking madness if this happens. He pleaded GUILTY to desertion and misbehavior in front of the enemy. No, you don’t get back pay. Via Fox News. The U.S. Army is set to decide whether Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl is entitled to as much as $300,000 in back pay and other benefits he amassed during his captivity with the Taliban. Bergdahl, 31, was captured by the Taliban in 2009 after he walked off base while in Afghanistan. He was given a dishonorable discharge and he was demoted from sergeant to private in a court decision earlier this month but spared prison. President Trump called the ruling a “complete and total disgrace.” Captive soldiers normally receive special compensation worth around...