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For years now we have watched in horror as the scourge of the Internets, the mobs of SJWs, have attacked and even destroyed businesses. Now there’s finally some good news. One UK-based company which sells protein drinks to a primarily female customer base rallied them for a counterattack against the offendatrons trying to destroy it. Even better, all the controversy brought in an additional $1.5 million (approximately) for the plucky little company over just four days.

Hopefully this is a turning point against the offendatrons.

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Justin Beiber must not be called an idiot. It’s upsets the poor little fella.

Please tell all your friends.

Justin Bieber sues company for calling him an ‘idiot’

In other breaking news:

Justin Bieber accused of throwing eggs at neighbor’s home: report

The 19-year-old singer has reportedly angered his Calabasas, Calif., neighbors yet again.

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/justin-bieber-accused-throwing-eggs-neighbor-home-report-article-1.1575123#ixzz2q6NGdJZ8

How could anyone call this guy an idiot? Just look at him:

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Adria Richards: The Woman Who Set Women Back 20 Years

Halfway across the river, the frog suddenly felt a sharp sting in his back and, out of the corner of his eye, saw the scorpion remove his stinger from the frog’s back.

A deadening numbness began to creep into his limbs.

“You fool!” croaked the frog, “Now we shall both die! Why on earth did you do that?”

The scorpion shrugged, and did a little jig on the drownings frog’s back.

“I could not help myself. It is my nature.”

Then they both sank into the muddy waters of the swiftly flowing river.
The Scorpion and the Frog

There are two interesting phenomenon at play today not only in the technology sector but in corporate America as a whole. On the one hand, you have a major push on to increase the number of women in programming. On the other hand, there is a growing and justified concern amongst men that a few bad apples will turn workplaces into Orwellian nightmares where one has to be constantly vigilant not to do anything that could be construed as Speech Crime, Thought Crime, or even Face Crime, and cost them their livelihood.

The particularly ugly Adria Richards incident at the Python convention earlier this year perfectly illustrates how one shrill militant can not only have a perfectly innocent stranger fired for a fabricated reason, but set all women back at the same time.

If by chance you don’t know the story because you were on a ayahuasca vacation in the Amazon or something similar, here it is in a nutshell:

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Breaking News: Donald Trump’s “University” Gets Sued

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general sued Donald Trump for $40 million Saturday, saying the real estate mogul helped run a phony “Trump University” that promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars, and even failed to deliver promised apprenticeships.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says many of the 5,000 students who paid up to $35,000 thought they would at least meet Trump but instead all they got was their picture taken in front of a life-size picture of “The Apprentice” TV star.

“Trump University engaged in deception at every stage of consumers’ advancement through costly programs and caused real financial harm,” Schneiderman said. “Trump University, with Donald Trump’s knowledge and participation, relied on Trump’s name recognition and celebrity status to take advantage of consumers who believed in the Trump brand.”

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