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Aug 11 2021

Lynch Mob Riled by Rockies Fan Shouting “Dinger”

No white guy could hate himself enough to commit suicide by shouting the stringently forbidden (to white people) n-word in public. But to be a liberal means to believe whatever it is politically expedient to believe.

A fan at Coors Field waved to the Colorado Rockies mascot Dinger and called out his name. Because the demand for racism (against someone other than whites) far exceeds the supply, leftists proclaimed that he was shouting the blasphemous n-word. As proof, they screech that there was a black player at the plate, although the rowdy fan was looking at Dinger, not Lewis Brinson.

Presenting the predictable hand-wringing apology from the Rockies, along with video of what actually happened, via Not the Bee:

This is the mentality that led to a Cubs fan being banned for life from Wrigley Field for playing the circle game, because social justice warriors proclaimed that he was making an okay sign, which according to a 4chan hoax that got out of hand (so to speak) is racist. It is the mentality that caused almost every MLB player to kneel in obeisance to Black Lives Matter thugs as they looted and destroyed, fortuitously preventing former fans like yours truly from ever wasting another minute watching the game. It is also the same mentality that caused a Russian saleswoman to be sentenced to 10 years for jotting down figures on a newspaper, accidently writing on a photo of Stalin.

Authoritarian maniac Keith Olbermann wants to see a head roll. Predictably, Brinson himself says the forbidden n-word was used, despite fans sitting nearby confirming that it was not. The supposed victims of racism show little grace, even for the innocent.

Let’s hope the poor guy who shouted “Dinger” doesn’t get his house burned down by BLM or Antifa. Once a potential victim has been identified, the enforcers of political correctness couldn’t care less if a thought crime actually occurred. The point is to demonstrate what happens to anyone accused of defying them.

On a tip from Varla.

Aug 10 2021

Profiles in Countermoonbattery: Kylee McLaughlin

Given that liberal ideology is morally repugnant and its most aggressive proponents are far from appealing, why do so many knuckle under and conform to it? Because the pressure is intense, particularly on young people — as former University of Oklahoma student Kylee McLaughlin learned from playing on the volleyball team:

The OU Daily reported that McLaughlin, the OU team captain and first team All-Big 12 selection in 2018 and 2019, had made comments that “at least one” of her teammates considered “racist” following a team viewing of the Netflix documentary “13th.”

Anything other than avid agreement with toxic leftist lies such as “incarcerating black lawbreakers is the same as slavery” is regarded as “racist.” It is not enough to subject the volleyball team to critical race theory propaganda. Authorities also need to punish anyone who offers a peep of dissent.

McLaughlin followed orders to attend a brainwashing session on “mass incarceration of black Americans,” but the Texas native continued to indulge in thoughtcrime by not agreeing that the University of Texas should drop the school song “The Eyes of Texas,” thereby incurring the wrath of volleyball coaches Lindsey and Kyle Walton.

She fought back with a lawsuit against the Waltons and the OU Board of Regents.

McLaughlin was now “branded as a racist and homophobe” by her coaches and teammates, according to her lawsuit. She was given the option of transferring schools, keeping her scholarship as a student, or “redshirting for the season and practicing separately without her teammates throughout the year.”

The Waltons argue they have the right to punish those who do not share their leftist political views because “team unity.” This must be the same unity Biden gibbered about after his radical handlers installed him in power.

Call it what you like — liberalism, progressivism, cultural Marxism, neo-Marxism, moonbattery — it is a totalitarian ideology that does not stand on its own merits but is imposed by force. Hats off to Kylee McLaughlin for showing the remarkable fortitude to stand up to these thugs. She is fighting for everyone who wants to live in a free country.

This fall she will play for the Ole Miss Rebels. Best wishes for her continued success.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Aug 09 2021

Subway Gets Blowback From Megan Rapinoe Ads

Corporations have gone all-in for ultraleft politics. This has entailed not only shoveling mountains of money at Marxist rioters and relentlessly pushing woke social engineering through commercials, but also choosing conspicuously vile anti-Americans as the faces of their products. Nike may get away with it with Colin Kaepernick. That doesn’t mean Subway will with Megan Rapinoe.

Not all franchisees are overjoyed to see Rapinoe in commercials for the chain, behaving with characteristic obnoxiousness by kicking a ball so that it knocks a burrito out of a Hispanic-looking guy’s hand while he’s trying to eat it.

From the New York Post:

Late last month on a discussion forum hosted by the North American Association of Subway Franchisees, a Wisconsin store operator posted a picture of a hand-scrawled note from an irate customer taped to the front door of his shop. …

“The ad should be pulled and done with,” the franchisee wrote of the Rapinoe spot. “It gets tiring apologizing.”

The note likely speaks for many former customers:

The consensus of the ruling class is that only moonbats matter. However, outside of the media propaganda bubble, moonbattery is widely regarded with the contempt and revulsion it deserves, especially in red states.

“Spending our money to make a political statement is completely and totally out of bounds,” an Arizona franchisee said on the NAASF blog about the corporate parent.

Franchisees own their stores, but have to kick in a percentage of revenue, which pays for advertising.

Another Midwest-based franchisee said Subway should have seen this coming before signing Rapinoe. In July 2019, she took heat for allegedly stomping on the American flag. Weeks earlier, she created headlines when she said she was not going to the “f**king White House” if invited to visit President Trump.

Apart from politics, there is Rapinoe’s personality, which is unappealing even by moonbat standards:

Nonetheless, woke corporate decisionmakers pay this horrid woman to alienate their customers:

Rapinoe this year has inked other endorsement deals besides Subway, including a tie-up with Victoria’s Secret in June.

It is doubtful that the far from pulchritudinous Rapinoe modeling skimpy underwear would appeal even to her fellow lesbians. As always in advertising, pushing moonbattery comes first, selling the product afterward. Nothing else could explain plunging from Adriana Lima to Megan Rapinoe.

On tips from Varla and Bluto.

Aug 08 2021

Can We Include Trans Athletes?

The literal insanity that characterizes left-wing politics reaches its apogee with the decree that men must be allowed to compete in women’s sports on the grounds that biological sex is not real. According to our ruling class, only their perverted dogma is real; therefore, people are whatever sex they say they are at a given moment.

Regardless of whether men have deformed themselves with hormone treatments and/or horrific surgical mutilation, they are still men, with obvious physical advantages over women. Deranged liberal tyranny is destroying women’s sports.

Handicapping transsexuals won’t work, because no one will ever agree on what the handicap should be. Separate competitions won’t work, because despite society constantly bending over backward to cater to their belligerent demands, there are very few transsexuals. When the depraved trans fad has petered out among moonbats, there will be fewer still.

The only solution is the most obvious: women compete as women, men compete as men. But that would require acknowledging objective reality, which progressives will never agree to.

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Aug 06 2021

Profiles in Countermoonbattery: Sydney McLaughlin

Moonbat losers like Megan Rapinoe and Gwen Berry get the media coverage, but Tamyra Mensah-Stock isn’t the only class act to compete on Team USA in the Olympics this year. Sydney McLaughlin set a record in the 400-meter hurdle while qualifying for the games in June. That record has been broken already — by her.

Does she take the opportunity to denounce her country? No. She is grateful for the opportunity to represent it. Does she brandish her gold medal and smugly proclaim, “I deserve this”? No again.

She credits her success to her faith:

“As long as I put the hard work in, He’s going to carry me through. And I really cannot do anything more but give the glory to Him at this point.”

Some buckle under the stress of competition, then are fawned over by the media for quitting. Not Sydney McLaughlin:

“[T]he amount of weight the Lord took off my shoulders, is the reason I could run so freely yesterday. My faith was being tested all week. From bad practices, to 3 false start delays, to a meet delay. I just kept hearing God say, ‘Just focus on me.’ It was the best race plan I could have ever assembled,” she explained.

“I no longer run for self recognition, but to reflect His perfect will that is already set in stone. I don’t deserve anything. But by grace, through faith, Jesus has given me everything. Records come and go. The glory of God is eternal.”

While narcissists lose, Sydney McLaughlin wins. In the end, people get what they really do deserve.

On a tip from Eddie_Valiant.

Aug 03 2021

Profiles in Countermoonbattery: Tamyra Mensah-Stock

Some athletes on Team USA make you glad when they lose. Others make you even gladder when they win — like wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock of Katy, Texas, who won the women’s light heavyweight gold medal in Tokyo today:

Here’s how someone with class goes about winning:

“It’s by the grace of God I’m able to even move my feet. Like, I just leave it in His hands and I pray that all the practice, that the hell that my freaking coaches put me through pays off…

“I love representing the U.S. I freaking love living there. I love it. And I’m so happy I get to represent U-S-A!”

What a welcome relief from the narcissistic moonbattery that is so often shoved in our faces.

On tips from Varla and Dragon’s Lair.

Aug 03 2021

Anti-American Gwen Berry Bombs

Not that I recommend wasting your time by watching, but the Olympics are going well this summer. The odious Megan Rapinoe and her kneeling band of America-denouncers were knocked out of gold medal contention by the Canadian women’s soccer team. The flabby middle-aged man from New Zealand who was absurdly allowed to compete as a woman floundered in weightlifting. Now Gwen Berry, best known for her public display of contempt for the US flag and anthem, performed poorly and will miss her chance to “represent the oppressed” on the podium.

The New York Post reports:

Gwen Berry failed to medal during the women’s hammer throw finals on Tuesday. Berry finished in eleventh place out of twelve competitors…

She needn’t worry. After stumbling out of the gate and then quitting on her team because she wasn’t having “fun,” Simone Biles is expected to actually gain endorsement deals. Surely woke corporations won’t neglect Gwen Berry, who makes a pageant of her correct politics and at least didn’t quit.

Things have come to a pretty pass when you find yourself rooting for Americans to lose. But then, if Megan Rapinhoe and Gwen Berry are Americans, the word has no meaning. More accurately, they are anti-Americans. They do not represent the USA any more than the leftist termites who run the government/media do.

On a tip from MAS.

Jul 29 2021

Liberal Establishment Praises Simone Biles for Quitting

In a culture dominated by moonbats, all values are inverted. For example, fortitude is not courageous — quitting is. When Olympic gymnast Simone Biles quit on her team and her country because dealing with the stress of competition wasn’t “fun,” instead of shaking their heads in sadness, liberal opinion-shapers praised her for it:

Prominent politicians like Ayanna Pressley and Cori Bush have made public statements applauding her. The White House Press Secretary expressed “gratitude and support.” Deadspin gushed over “the most impressive move of her career.” Former Olympians joined in the group hug. Articles have been written extolling her bravery and declaring that her achievements this week have sent a “powerful message” to the world. CNN called her performance “impactful.” She has been hailed for her strength and for “setting an amazing example” and being a great athlete and role model. Women’s advocacy groups have thanked her.

Biles quitting because the extraordinary stress was too much for her is sad but understandable. Not everyone has what it takes. But to spin quitting as laudable is disgusting.

Gold medals mean something. They mean you will keep pushing yourself even when it is hard. A nation of entitled, thumb-sucking bedwetters will win ever fewer gold medals.

That’s all right with the liberal ruling class. For reasons too sick to bear examination, they want it that way.

Compare Biles with gymnast Kerri Strug, who performed with an injured ankle to win the gold medal for the USA in 1996. Our culture doesn’t produce as many brave winners like Kerri Strug as it used to. It produces self-absorbed victims like Simone Biles and tennis quitter Naomi Osaka.

America can live without gold medals. It cannot live without the character the medals symbolize — except as a second-rate nation slouching into decline.

Winners never quit and quitters never win. - Vince Lombardi
In better days, we had a better attitude.

On tips from Greg O and Chuck A.

Jul 24 2021

The Cleveland Capitulators, I Mean Guardians

The cowards threw Chief Wahoo under the bus, as if they thought that would satisfy the PC mob. But submission is the last thing that would make bullies stop bullying. Now the Cleveland Indians have been cowed into changing the name they have had for more than a century.

Many suitable names have been suggested, including the Cleveland Cowards, Cleveland Cucks, Cleveland Eunuchs, Cleveland Transgenders, Cleveland Chowderheads, Cleveland Candyasses, Cleveland Soy Boys, Cleveland Cave-ins, Cleveland Pantywaists, Cleveland Pussies, Cleveland Sissies, Cleveland Wimps, Cleveland Snowflakes, and Cleveland Cowardly Pussytwat Crying Crybabies. These were apparently rejected on grounds of offensiveness. The Babylon Bee reported that they would change their name to the Cleveland Genderless Sports Players With No Discernable Racial Features or Specific Ethnic Background. Turns out they opted instead for the still more drab Cleveland Guardians.

So as not to offend anyone by naming the team after them, they named the team after the art deco “Guardians of Traffic” statues along the edge of the Hope Memorial Bridge in Cleveland. Seriously, that’s where they got the name.

Granted, statues can’t get offended and start crybullying. But what if crybullies are offended by statues? Black Lives Matter has destroyed countless statues over the past year to erase American heritage in the name of Marxism and black supremacism. Could naming a team after statues be a microaggression against BLM, and by extension, against all Persons of Color? If mobs of cognitively defective sociopaths aren’t burning down Cleveland, it’s only because this hasn’t yet occurred to them.

The Babylon Bee has also reported that according to scientists, moonbats will run out of new things to call “racist” by the end of the year. This means that by the time players have a chance to kneel along the foul line to Black Lives Matter in their new Cleveland Guardians uniforms in 2022, the name “Guardians” will already have been found racist and canceled. That’s why the Washington Redskins, rather than try to come up with a name that no leftist would find offensive, changed their name to the Washington Football Team.

Actually, liberals will never run out of things to be offended by. It is how they exert power over us. Forcing us to change names and restrict our vocabulary is how they display dominance. Unless by some miracle people develop enough character to stand up to them, self-righteous social justice warriors will start banning letters of the alphabet on the grounds that they are racist. When we have been reduced to inarticulate grunts, they will ban those too.

Then they will start canceling the stars in the sky.

On tips from Varla, Feet2Fire, and Wiggins.

Jul 06 2021

Greatest Generation Meets Modern Moonbattery

Gwen Berry unfortunately is not the only moonbat who falls far short of deserving the honor of representing the USA in the Olympics. Via Becker News:

Members of the U.S. women’s soccer team turned away and put their hands behind their back during the National Anthem at a ‘send-off’ match before the Olympics on Monday.

This while WWII vet Pete DuPré performed a talented rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner on harmonica:

At least these pampered princesses refrained from falling on their knees before their god Black Lives Matter, as we have seen from grotesquely overpaid NFL, NBA, and MLB players. But if they expect us to care who wins Olympic events, it is not too much to ask of those in charge that they throw off the team anyone who refuses to show respect for America.

On tips from DCGere and KirklesWorth.

Jul 01 2021

Thug Legislators Shout Down Speaker in Ohio

Democrats are wrong. They know it themselves. The more obviously wrong they are, the louder they squawk when reminded of it. The Ohio legislature provided an example last week, when Republican Representative Jena Powell spoke in favor of the Save Women’s Sport Act.

Via Breitbart:

Powell was quickly interrupted by Democrats who shouted and banged their fists on furniture, with some yelling “point of order” to try to disrupt her remarks.

The amendment she introduced is aimed to protect biological female athletes from competing against biological males who “identify” as transgender women.

No sane person could think it is reasonable for women to have to compete against men. It makes a mockery of women’s sports, and denies women opportunities. But moonbattery is not a sane ideology.

Since rational argumentation is useless for imposing the liberal agenda, Democrats resort to obnoxious bullying:

At their current rate of decay, it won’t be long before Democrat legislators start throwing rocks at speakers they want silenced.

On a tip from Greg O.

Jun 28 2021

Profiles in Moonbattery: Gwen Berry

Encouraged at every turn by the liberal establishment, the rot that is leftist politics continues to spread through sports, rendering them uninteresting to any spectators who aren’t rabid ideologues. You might think the Olympics would be spared, considering that they have always been a showcase for patriotism. Thanks to the obnoxious posturing of characters like Gwen Berry, the Olympics are now a showcase for moonbattery:

A U.S. hammer thrower turned away from the American flag as the national anthem played while she and two other athletes stood on the podium at the Olympic trials Saturday, later saying she was “pissed” the “Star-Spangled Banner” played as she received her bronze medal.

Her country pays for her to travel across the world to throw a hammer; all it asks in return is a modicum of respect. But Gwen Berry can’t even endure to listen to the anthem of the country she has been chosen to represent.

Berry — who qualified for her second U.S. Olympic team during the trials — shifted to face the stands rather than the flag before holding up a black shirt that read, “Activist Athlete.”

According to critical race theory, every star in the heavens revolves around the bogus yet sacred oppressedness of blacks. So naturally Berry believes that they played the Star-Spangled Banner only to spite her.

“I feel like it was a set-up, and they did it on purpose,” Berry said of the anthem being played.

She feels that they should have played the anthem some other time, when she was not around to be offended by its racistness.

Despite her own questionable antics while her nation’s anthem played, Berry called out the Olympic trial organizers as being inappropriate — to her. “It was real disrespectful,” she said.

It would not occur to Gwen Berry that she might owe other people respect. She occupies the top of the oppression totem pole. She owes no one anything, not even basic decency.


“I didn’t really want to be up there. … I was hot, I was ready to take my pictures and get into some shade.”

A country can only ask so much of its citizens.

Like many insufferable boors, Berry has delusions of significance:

“My purpose and my mission is bigger than sports,” Berry said. “I’m here to represent those … who died due to systemic racism. That’s the important part. That’s why I’m going. That’s why I’m here today.”

Systemic racism in the USA does not harm blacks; it benefits them — extravagantly. Affirmative Action is only the tip of an iceberg of obsessive favoritism that pervades every aspect of society and is aggressively imposed by the federal government.

This favoritism is confirmed by Berry’s own antics. Imagine if a Caucasian athlete made a similar display promoting pro-white ideology. Such an athlete would be subjected to absolute cancelation, and would never compete again. In contrast, privileged Persons of Oppressedness have the authorities on their side, so they can do whatever they please — as Berry knows from experience:

US Olympic athletes were prohibited in January 2020 from making political statements during anthems, after Berry was put on probation for raising her fist during the Pan-American Games in Peru in August 2019. US Olympic and Paralympic Committee in April reversed course, allowing kneeling and other forms of protests during the national anthem.

It is not unreasonable to insist that athletes who are competing explicitly as representatives of their country show respect for it. Berry does not qualify for the team.

On tips from Varla, Dragon’s Lair, Bluto, and ABC of the ANC.

Jun 23 2021

Transsexual Wants to Win Olympic Medal, Burn US Flag

It is strictly forbidden not to find appealing those who define themselves as transsexuals. At a minimum, they must be treated with obsequious displays of respect. In the world of the woke, respect is a one-way street. Militant transsexuals often reciprocate by expressing contempt for the things most valued by normal Americans, including their country.

A case in point is a guy who calls himself Chelsea Wolfe. He has qualified as an alternate for the US BMX Freestyle team in the 2020 Olympics — as a woman. Wolfe is particularly motivated to win a medal, for a reason he explained on Facebook:

“My goal is to win the Olympics so I can burn a US flag on the podium.”

It wouldn’t be the first time the USA was represented at the Olympics by those with no respect for it. Despising America is encouraged by the liberal ruling class. In contrast, talk about burning the “Progress Pride” flag would quickly result in cancelation.

When Trump was President, Wolfe expressed a desire to kill him “with dynamite.” The media will pull for Wolfe enthusiastically if he rides in the Olympics.

Most outrageously of all, Wolfe proclaims that he is “a woman just like any other” — despite not being a woman at all. Moonbats want to tear down more than America. They want to tear down reality itself.

On tips from Varla, Dragon’s Lair, ABC and the ANC, Henry, and Franco.

Jun 21 2021

Get Moonbattery Out of Sports

Pro sports have become woke sports. The entire institution has been absorbed by the leftist borg, as surely as Hollywood and academia. Consequently, sports no longer serve to unite us, but only to allow liberals to gloat while making everyone else grind their teeth. Being a countermoonbat sports journalist, Jason Whitlock doesn’t like it:

Those of us who aren’t sports journalists have it easier than Whitlock. When overpaid idiots start kneeling to Marxist rioters, all we have to do is permanently turn the channel to something more interesting.

Once again we see that everything moonbattery infiltrates, it destroys.

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

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