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Category: Liberal Tolerance

Jan 16 2021

Harvard Students: Revoke Degrees of Top Republicans

Revoking college degrees is gaining steam as a new means for liberals to demonstrate their tolerance. As mentioned earlier, Middlebury College is revoking an honorary degree from Rudy Giuliani, and an NYU sociology professor wants Princeton to revoke Ted Cruz’s bachelor’s degree. Now Harvard students — tomorrow’s ruling elite — demand that the degrees of the POTUS’s staff and supporters be revoked.

Bark the Harvard moonbats:

“Is Harvard University prepared to take a stand for representative democracy and against violent white supremacy?”

“Violent white supremacy” means anything leftists don’t like. “Representative democracy” apparently means single-party Democrat rule, all opposition having been marginalized.

Countermoonbats whose Harvard degrees they specifically demand be revoked include Rep Dan Crenshaw, Senator Ted Cruz, and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

Why not just cut to the chase and revoke all degrees of all Republicans?

It represents a failure of the admissions process that anyone likely to turn out Republican is accepted in the first place. No doubt academia is working hard to correct this shortcoming.

On a tip from Varla.

Jan 14 2021

Open Thread

Very few of the so-called liberals are open-minded.... They shout you down and won't let you speak if you disagree with them. - John Wayne

On a tip from Anonymous.

Jan 13 2021

Tolerant Liberals Start Revoking College Degrees

Liberals have to stay creative to come up with new means to express their tolerance. Now they want to revoke the college degrees of conservatives.

Rudy Giuliani, beloved as “America’s Mayor” in the aftermath of 9/11, is now a natural target:

Middlebury College, a liberal arts institution in Vermont, is rescinding Rudy Giuliani’s honorary degree, which they awarded him in 2005.

The college accuses Giuliani of involvement “in fomenting the violent uprising” at the Capitol last week, on the grounds that he spoke at the rally that preceded the riot. Needless to say, moonbats who spoke to liberal mobs prior to Black Lives Matter riots don’t have to worry about losing honorary degrees.

Ted Cruz may stand to lose a degree he actually earned:

New York University Assistant Professor of Sociology Alex Barnard called on Princeton University to rescind Sen. Ted Cruz’s Bachelor’s degree in response to the Texas Republican objecting to the certification of Arizona’s electoral college votes. …

Barnard wrote that Cruz supported such a measure “not because that makes any sense whatsoever, but because Cruz’s whole political program is symbolic acts of spite.”

How better to express your disdain for symbolic acts of spite than with a symbolic act of spite?

When Muslims conquered Christian lands like Egypt and Syria, they forced the locals to live as dhimmis — second class citizens — until they finally relented and converted to Islam so that they would not be systematically discriminated against and abused. It took centuries, but it worked. Christians constitute small minorities in the Middle East now. Liberals have not even completely taken over the federal government yet, and already they are applying a similar policy to eradicate resistance to their ideology.

On tips from ABC of the ANC.

Jan 07 2021

Union Wants Trump Supporters Barred From Flights

When utopia is achieved, passengers may be required to pledge fealty to the Democrat Party before boarding airplanes. Sounds ridiculous, right? But consider this CNBC headline:

Flight Attendant Union Wants Pro-Trump Rioters Barred From Flights

From the story:

The country’s largest flight attendant unions on Wednesday expressed safety concerns over politically motivated disruptions on flights after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building

The unions’ comments came after at least two on-board disruptions on Washington D.C.-bound flights, including a Delta Air Lines flight carrying Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, during which some passengers chanted “traitor.” …

“The mob mentality behavior that took place on several flights to the D.C. area yesterday was unacceptable and threatened the safety and security of every single person onboard,” said Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, which represents some 50,000 cabin crew members at United, Alaska and more than a dozen other carriers.

Nelson proclaimed that participating in yesterday’s fiasco at the Capitol “must disqualify these individuals from the freedom of flight.”

The riot would have been described as mostly peaceful had the rioters been leftists.

Having the wrong political affiliation as well as an irreverent attitude toward masks was already apparently enough to get a woman kicked off an American Airlines flight on Tuesday.

The liberal establishment has only just begun to exploit yesterday’s riot as a pretext to crack down on dissent. The hundreds of Black Lives Matter riots that this same liberal establishment enthusiastically aided and abetted are conveniently forgotten.

On tips from Henry and ABC of the ANC.

Jan 02 2021

Violent Rhetoric From Prominent Teacher, Journalist

If Democrats take the Senate, leftists will have the whip hand for some time to come. That is a scary thought, considering that their rhetoric has become explicitly violent.

The Left owes its cultural hegemony largely to the influence of teachers and journalists. Here’s a message tweeted by Rodney Robinson, 2019 Teacher of the Year:

“Who are Mitch McConnell’s neighbors? I’m just saying Rand Paul’s neighbor did what a true Kentucky hero should do. It’s your turn to step up.”

McConnell’s fellow Kentucky Senator Rand Paul was blind-sided by his maniacal moonbat neighbor Rene Boucher, who broke six of his ribs. Paul had to have part of his lung removed.

Robinson blamed objections to his call for violence on racism. That magic word will be used to cover all manner of abuse in the bleak future beginning to unfold.

Liberal journalist Kurt Eichenwald has won awards too. His violent rhetoric targets people who have not embraced mask-wearing. Snarls Eichenwald,

“I wish them & their loved ones all the pain & misery they inflicted on this country.”

In another tweet, Eichenwald proclaimed that he wants to “find an antimasker and beat them to death.” He equates failing to wear a mask that may or may not do any good with reckless homicide, and reasons that “it is hard not to contemplate violence against those who don’t care if they kill.”

Simply going to a party is enough to provoke a burst of Eichenwald’s holiday cheer:

“If youre [sic] willing to risk infecting people to attend a New Year’s Eve party, I hope it’s you who gets COVID, suffers, and & dies alone.”

This vindictive and often explicitly violent attitude seems to permeate the Left lately. Their notion of “unity” will not be pleasant.

On tips from TCS III and Mr. Freemarket.

Dec 29 2020

What They Mean by “Unity”

When Democrats claim to want “unity,” they mean they want utter submission from their opposition. A self-avowed socialist calling into Hannity’s radio show dispenses with euphemisms and spells out how triumphant moonbats view the situation:

“We have the machines, we have the courts, and we have the media, and the game is over. You had a good run, 200 and some odd years, great. But now it’s over with, and there’s nothing that can be done about it.”

Another gem:

“We don’t want to unite with you. We want to destroy every single one of you.”

When guest host Rose Unplugged asks about the end goal, he gets scarier still, referencing the chilling notion of a Great Reset:

“A massive global reset on a scale that people can’t imagine now. They think that they can. They think they can conjure it up in their little brains. But they have no idea what’s coming for them. None.”

Unless maybe if they have read The Gulag Archipelago.

Right-wing moby or moonbat? You decide:

On a tip from Anonymous.

Dec 17 2020

Abraham Lincoln Gets Canceled

No one is safe from the Memory Hole. Drunk on their own intolerance, liberals are canceling Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator, for insufficient political correctness.

Via Breitbart:

A so-called renaming committee in San Francisco is erasing the name the 16th president of the United States from a school because Abraham Lincoln lived a life “stained by racism.”

“Uprooting the problematic names and symbols that currently clutter buildings, streets, throughout the city is a worthy endeavor,” Jeremiah Jeffries, chairman of the committee and a first grade teacher in that California city, said. “Only good can come from the public being reflective and intentional about the power of our words, names and rhetoric within our public institutions.”

It goes without saying that only good can come of any act of extremism motivated by devotion to political correctness.

Honest Abe isn’t the only historical figure to face erasure. Dozens of school sites have been targeted for renaming. The San Francisco Chronical agrees that the author of the Declaration of Independence deserves it, but maybe not some of the other ones:

When the committee released the 44 school sites to be renamed, many made sense. Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe were slave owners, and Vasco Nunez Balboa was a murderous conquistador.

At least a few names on the list raised eyebrows, including … Dianne Feinstein, who landed on the list because as mayor in the 1980s, she replaced a vandalized Confederate flag in front of City Hall.

If Senator Feinstein tries that sort of open-mindedness in New York, she might be arrested.

Labor leader Cesar Chavez somehow managed to escape the list, despite being opposed to illegal immigration for the obvious reason that it drives down wages.

As for Lincoln, maybe he freed the slaves, but he also served at a time when the US government defended settlers from marauding Indians:

Lincoln’s administration supported the Homestead Act of 1862 and transcontinental railroad, which led to the loss of Indigenous peoples’ land.

This implies that anyone who contributed to the growth of America is a sinner against political correctness. By this reasoning, simply being American makes you worthy of being erased. Possibly an exception could be made for Americans who live their whole lives without making a positive contribution to society — liberal journalists, for example.

Here is Lincoln’s most specific sin:

Lincoln, whose grandfather was killed by a Native American, oversaw the hanging of 38 indigenous warriors after a Santee Sioux uprising in Minnesota, but only after he personally reviewed the legal cases against the 303 men sentenced to death. He saved the lives of 265 Indigenous men.

Not good enough. He should have saved all of them if he didn’t want to get canceled.

Forgotten are the women and children raped and murdered by Indians during the Santee Sioux uprising. White people deserve the worst for being racist.

On tips from Bluto and FighttheBeast.

Nov 25 2020

Crybullies Weep to Cancel Jordan Peterson Book

Rigidly intolerant moonbats infest the publishing industry. Penguin Random House Canada is in hot water with its own employees for planning to publish the new book Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life by the soft-spoken, moderate conservative Jordan Peterson.

Via Vice:

“[Peterson] is an icon of hate speech and transphobia and the fact that he’s an icon of white supremacy, regardless of the content of his book, I’m not proud to work for a company that publishes him,” [barked] a junior employee who is a member of the LGBTQ community…

The content of the book does not matter, because Peterson has been canceled for past crimes against liberal dogma. Prominent among them, Peterson has refused to refer to cross-dressing men with feminine pronouns and to pretend there is such a thing as “white privilege.” He has failed to embrace demasculinization. Worst of all, he promotes personal responsibility, which is anathema to liberals.

Another employee said “people were crying in the meeting about how Jordan Peterson has affected their lives.” They said one co-worker discussed how Peterson had radicalized their father and another talked about how publishing the book will negatively affect their non-binary friend.

For moonbats, tears are weapons.

“The company since June has been doing all these anti-racist and allyship things and them publishing Peterson’s book completely goes against this. It just makes all of their previous efforts seem completely performative,” the employee added.

It is not enough to publish leftist propaganda by the shipload. Publishers must produce nothing other than leftist propaganda. Otherwise, snowflakes will weep menacingly.

A third employee told VICE World News the company’s diversity and inclusion committee received at least 70 anonymous messages about Peterson’s book, and only a couple are in favour of the decision to publish it.

Previous generations produced the Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Now we have diversity and inclusion committees.

On a tip from Varla.

Nov 25 2020

Woke Lynch Mob Comes for John Cleese

As J.K. Rowling has learned, it isn’t enough to be left-leaning in general. You have to toe the line on all aspects of current leftist ideology, no matter how pernicious, depraved, and insane. When the lynch mob comes for thought criminals like Rowling, who has objected to some of the more outrageous demands by militant transsexuals, you had better not object to their cancelation. If you defend them in any way, you too are a thought criminal. The lynch mob will then come for you, just as it has come for John Cleese after he signed a letter of support for Rowling.

Encouragingly, Cleese has pushed back against the bullying:

“Deep down, I want to be a Cambodian police woman. Is that allowed, or am I being unrealistic?” he replied to someone who asked why he couldn’t “just let people be who they want to be.”

More defiance:

“I’m afraid I’m not that interested in trans folks,” he admitted when pressed to “be upfront” about his views on Rowling’s controversy.

That must have evoked a chorus of horrified gasps from moonbats.

“I just hope they’re happy and that people treat them kindly,” he wrote.

Not good enough. You are not allowed to be a nice guy who wishes transsexuals well and leave it at that. You are required to worship them, and to endorse all aspects of their agenda: men playing women’s sports, boys in the girls’ locker room, little kids getting “transitioned” into trophy transexuals by their woke parents, the works.

He later complained that critics showed a “complete lack of perspective” as well as a “complete lack of a sense of humor,” asking, “Heard a woke joke yet?”

The Twitter mob does not permit such insolence. Denunciations of Cleese as “transphobic” trended on the moonbat-friendly platform.

“Damn. Really wasn’t expecting someone as talented and amazing as John Cleese to be anti-trans,” author Adam Tierney wrote with a sad-face emoji.

“Dude … John Cleese being Transphobic was not something I saw coming and I am thoroughly disappointed by it,” one follower wrote…

These woke vigilantes were so surprised by Cleese displaying a sense of humor rather than obsequious submission, you would think they had been suddenly confronted by the Spanish Inquisition.

They must have missed Life of Brian:

On tips from KirklesWorth and Mr. Freemarket.

Nov 20 2020

MAGA Hat as Intolerable Thought Crime at La Jolla Country Day School

The Islamofascist maniacs ruling repressed hellholes like Iran have a soft tyranny equivalent in the martinets of the liberal elite. Merely showing support for the president of your own country can provoke a ferocious reaction. Gary Krahn presides over the staggeringly expensive La Jolla Country Day School in San Diego. He does not tolerate dissent among students.

KUSI obtained an email Krahn sent to all staff at the school:

Krahn’s email reads, “We … had a student wear a MAGA Hat today. I have talked with that student who now understands why that hat is offensive to our community. He will not wear it again. In addition his mom said that she is embarrassed by his actions. She will fulfill her role as a parent. We will continue to grow as a community that sees and values the dignity of all people.”

Seeing and valuing the dignity of all people consists of ruthlessly persecuting anyone who opposes Team Democrat.

According to the school’s 2020-2021 Parent/Student Handbook, there is no rule against political attire in the school’s dress code.

Stated rules are irrelevant. For tyranny to be effective, crime and punishment must be defined on an ad hoc basis. Only those in constant fear of committing a thought crime can be counted on to police themselves with sufficient rigor.

It is worth noting that La Jolla County Day is one of the most prestigious private schools in San Diego County. They have students from first grade through High School, with yearly tuition ranging from $16,650 all the way up to $37,130 for High School.

For that kind of money, liberal elite parents expect a learning environment completely free of deviant thought.

Today’s totalitarians don’t rule primarily through brute force. Particularly with children, it works just as well to fill people’s heads with lies, turn them against their own beliefs, and manipulate them through neurotic guilt. A surprisingly effective tactic is to equate anything you want suppressed with racism, then piously denounce racism. Krahn explains how it is done:

Opposition will not be tolerated, because it offends the tender sensibilities of the allegedly oppressed. At least it was less nauseating when they said, opposition will not be tolerated, shut up or we will blow your brains out.

On a tip from Mr. Freemarket.

Nov 20 2020

Twitter Mob Calls for Reeducation Camps, Firing Squads

In the absence of effective pushback, how far will leftists push their agenda? All the way. Milestones on the road ahead include reeducation camps and firing squads.

Blue check moonbat David Atkins, a newly elected member of the Democratic National Committee, started a Twitter conversation rolling by asking how 75 million people (presumably a reference to Trump voters) could be deprogrammed — i.e., brainwashed to believe in leftist dogma.

Respondents surreally yet characteristically equated conservatives with Nazis. Trials for Trump supporters should be modeled on the Nuremberg trials. The irony of authoritarians calling people who believe in limited government “Nazis” escapes them; if they had any self-awareness, they would be shamed into discarding an ideology that accentuates their most appalling characteristics.

This apparently deleted response nicely sums up the mentality:

Another calls for more rigid censorship combined with socialism:

A moonbat going by StarlaD wants to “End the flow of false information suddenly and immediately” — i.e., suppress any speech that does not support the liberal narrative.

Americans are not going to reach reasonable agreements with these people. Either one side wins or the other does.

On a tip from Rapinhoe. Hat tip: Summit News.

Nov 15 2020

Michelle Malkin Rejects Biden’s Fake Truce

Assuming that they are about to take control of the White House, Democrats are ready for unity and healing — by which they mean submission and compliance with their lunatic agenda.

There is no reason to believe that they have abruptly discovered tolerance for ideological diversity. Biden’s phony olive branch is a truncheon. Michelle Malkin knows what he can do with it:

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Nov 13 2020

AOC: The Face of Cold Hate

Representing a sensible state, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has refused to get on board with the plan to destroy our system of government for the sake of creating single-party rule the moment Democrats have control of both the White House and the Senate. He won’t go for abolishing the filibuster, much less for turning the Supreme Court into a junta by packing it with leftists. He has also denounced socialized medicine and the insane “defund the police” policy embraced by the Democrats’ nihilist base.

From the Washington Examiner:

“Defund, my butt!” he said in response to the idea of stripping funding of police departments. He also criticized efforts to provide “Medicare for all”…

“Hell, we’re not able to take care of the Medicare for some that have earned it. I said, Christ, you want Medicare for all, you’d better take care of the some you already owe it to,” he said.

As for the welfare state,

“People just have the perception Democrats just want to give away everything. I don’t. I wasn’t raised that way. I’ll help you if you’re down and out. If you can’t take care of yourself, I’ll make sure we take care of you, but by golly, if you can contribute, get off your ass and start working.”

This has not endeared him to other Democrats:

Pure hate is scary on the face of someone as powerful as the Future of the Democratic Party. Imagine what AOC will do with her hatred if she becomes even more powerful.

The Independent reports, via Yahoo:

AOC concisely summed up her displeasure … by posting a single photo of her staring deadpan at the back of Sen Manchin’s head during a State of the Union address in 2019.

It only took clapping at something Trump said to earn that look. The look on her face now would probably ignite kindling.

Her vicious intolerance of dissent is shared by many a moonbat on Twitter.

The progressive Democratic congresswoman received over 200,000 likes on the platform in just an hour following its publication on Thursday evening.

Switch parties, Joe Manchin. And sleep with one eye open.

On tips from Varla and Adam.

Nov 11 2020

Your Leader Is Hitler, Let’s Unite and Heal

They say they want unity and healing. Then they compare our president to Hitler.

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) ranks among the relatively sane Democrats who wish the maniacs in their party would shut up about “Medicare for All, defund the police, socialized medicine” et cetera. Yet listen his rhetoric:

“Unity” is Liberalese for “capitulation.” “Healing” is Liberalese for “submission.”

Hat tip: Natasha.

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