Oct. 30, 2014

Sanity in Nebraska Case of the 'Purple Penguins'

A Nebraska school recently achieved infamy by directing teachers to call kids “purple penguins” (as an example) instead of outdated, gender-specific terms like “boys and girls.” Such politically correct garbage predictably caused a backlash, which brings this good news. “After nearly a month of defending them, Lincoln Public Schools District in Nebraska has finally agreed to stop using the infamous ‘purple penguin’ transgender training handouts,” National Review’s Katherine Timpf reports. “At Tuesday’s Lincoln Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Steve Joel conceded that the handouts were not ‘appropriate, purposeful’ or ‘clear,’ and that he ‘directed them to be removed’ from the district’s schools.” Who says educating people doesn’t pay? More…

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.