“Potty-Mouthed Princesses” and the Feminist Rabbit Hole

The Federalist copyOctober 23, 2014 – You’ve got to hand it to feminists: Just when you think they can’t get any crazier, they go ahead and up the ante. If I’ve written some version of this line before—and I’m sure I have, because today’s feminists are truly the unwanted gift that keeps on giving—please forgive me. My brain tissue is a little scarred by what I’ve just seen.

Perhaps, if you’re unlucky, you’ve witnessed it too: A new video from the group “FCKH8,” a really creative name that would make for a spectacular license plate. Okay, it would actually make a pretty moronic license plate, but I’m trying to say at least one charitable thing about this group of reality-challenged weirdos. FCKH8’s new “feminist advocacy” video, which has already gained hundreds of thousands of Facebook “likes,” features…well, I’ll let their poorly punctuated press release speak for itself:

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The Embarrassing American Parenting Fail

October 23, 2014 – When it comes to public image, the millennial generation isn’t exactly knocking the cover off the ball. Just Google something like “Millennials are the worst” and you’ll see headlines labeling the 14-34 age demographic as “deluded narcissists,” “America’s worst generation,” and, somewhat hilariously, people whom Pizza Hut marketers apparently find “super boring.” […]

America’s Dangerous Ebola Advice

October 16, 2014 – If you lived in New York City during the September 11 terrorist attacks, you can attest to one rather remarkable fact: Nobody really panicked. On a day when Manhattan looked like a scene from some horrible, over-the-top sci-fi production, the vast majority of people kept calm, carried on, and watched out […]

Christians, Libertarians, and Ayn Rand

October 9, 2014 – Five years ago, I wrote a column that earned more hate mail than all of my other columns combined. It wasn’t about an emotionally charged issue like abortion, euthanasia, or gay marriage. Nor did it advocate something dreadful like malls putting up Christmas decorations before Halloween, call for Oprah quotes on Starbucks […]

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Heather Wilhelm is an Austin, Texas-based writer with experience in marketing, public relations, corporate communications, online news, web development, magazine editing, and print journalism. Her written commentary has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, RealClearPolitics.com, the Washington Examiner, and the National Review Online. She currently serves as a senior fellow at the Illinois Policy Institute.
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