Random Quotations – Progressivism – July 25th, 2019

Five items in total…

“Colorado State University – funded by the Colorado taxpayers – has told its students to stop using the offensive word ‘Americans’ to help make the campus more ‘inclusive’ for foreigners…
The school is also attempting to ban other bad words such as ‘handicapped parking,’ ‘America,’ ‘male,’ and even ‘female’.” – Warner Todd Huston and Jeff Dunetz, “Colorado State University tells students to stop using offensive terms like American” – LidBlog, July 18th, 2019.

“For progressive educators, if there is one Muslim, out of a student body of 600, who might take offense at others recognizing a Christian holiday, Christmas celebrations for all 600 students must be canceled. Is this an equitable outcome? Progressive proxies believe so and will continue to make decisions as they deem necessary to achieve the pernicious aims of political correctness.” – John Kinsellagh, “Stupid politically correct decisions from our public schools” – American Thinker, July 23rd, 2019.

“…by using predator-prey relationships to allegorize human power, the film almost inevitably incorporates the white supremacist’s worldview, one in which some groups of people are inherently superior to others… Doubling down on Disney’s historical obsession with patriarchal monarchies, it places the audience’s point of view squarely with the autocratic lions, whose Pride Rock literally looks down upon all of society’s weaker groups – a kind of Trump Tower of the African savanna.” – John Nolte, “Washington Post column accuses Disney’s ‘Lion King’ of White Supremacy” – Breitbart, July 12th, 2019.

“So why did the Canadian media boycott the July 4 and 5 hearings? And why will they likely boycott the next hearing on Wednesday July 17?… Perhaps media do not want to harm or undermine, or even question, the absurdity to which political correctness has pushed Canada’s society, culture and laws… For someone with male genitalia to bring forward a ‘human rights’ claim to being legally entitled to have male genitals handled by an unwilling woman exposes the absurdity – and the real dangers – of progressive ideology.” – John Carpay, “Mainstream media ignores the inconvenient truth of B.C. transgender male genitalia waxing case” – The Post Millennial, July 12th, 2019.

“During a recent speech to students at a Minnesota high school, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) offered a scathing appraisal of her adopted country, which she depicted as a disappointment whose racism and inequality did not meet her expectations as an idealistic refugee. Omar’s family had fled worn-torn Somalia and spent four-years in a Kenyan refugee camp before reaching Minnesota, where Omar received a subsidized education and ended up a congresswoman… The city council in St. Louis Park, a suburb of Minneapolis, voted to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before its meeting on the rationale that it wished not to offend a ‘diverse community’.” – Victor Davis Hanson, “The war over America’s past is really about its future” – Jewish World Review, July 18th, 2019.