Month: April 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial ‘Public Disorder’ Bill Into Law

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a controversial bill into law on Monday that critics say constitutes a direct attack on the First Amendment in the guise of combating “public disorder.” Just before he signed the bill, DeSantis sought to justify his decision by painting an apocalyptic picture of burning cities and people in peril…

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Black and White Don’t Exist?

Sometimes, in the quest to be more fair and progressive, well-intentioned people or establishments seem to be making things less useful.  This week on Davin’s Den, we are talking about Cornell University’s recent decision to remove a suspect’s race from crime alerts.  This decision seems like a high-minded mistake. When people say that race is a social…

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FROM ELMO’S PERSEPCTIVE

A man in Michigan’s metropolitan Detroit area was charged in a district court Wednesday on two misdemeanor counts after he was unknowingly caught on camera allegedly pleasuring himself with an Elmo doll during a home inspection. This was certainly a violation of trust and completely inappropriate but the most shocking thing to me is nobody…

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Jay Leno Apologizes for Decades of Jokes About Asians: ‘In My Heart I Knew It Was Wrong’

Late-night host and comedian Jay Leno has issued an apology for a series of jokes told over his career targeting Asian communities. The apology comes after a nearly 15-year campaign from the activist group Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) for remarks as recent as Variety‘s 2020 report that Leno cracked about Koreans eating…

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