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How Do We Destroy Political Correctness In America.
1 FELLOW FREEPER | 12/27/2001 | I FELLOW FREEPER.

Posted on 12/27/2001 8:37:31 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER

Political correctness has become a scourge on the American landscape. Every day, some alert freeper posts at least one story whereby some individual or organization brazenly strips someones rights under the guise of "diversity", or alleged racism, or ersatz interpretation of the Constitution. Our universities, our state and federal bureauocracies,national news media and Hollywood have all surrendered in one way or another to this terrorism.

We have some of the best minds in the country posting here, so I thought what better place to find the "cure" than to solicit my fellow freepers. After all, it will be up to people like ourselves to stop this insideous onslaught of mind control.


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1 posted on 12/27/2001 8:37:32 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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When all the great minds get together and are not tolerant of P.C. then it will go away. It is the small minds of society who hide behind P.C. not those whose brains are productive.
2 posted on 12/27/2001 8:43:37 AM PST by samuel_adams_us
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To: 1 FELLOW FREEPER
Most important!!! CONVINCE OTHERS TO HELP US " VOTE THE RASCALS OUT!"
3 posted on 12/27/2001 8:46:14 AM PST by Fireone
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First and formost we need to VOTE it out of office. Get my drift. We need to support those who will do what needs to be done whether Politically Correct or not. We people here on this WEB Page need to get more thinking people involved. I tell almost everyone that I have a conversation with during the day to go to FreeRepublic and start reading and I don't care what their political views are...............
4 posted on 12/27/2001 8:46:18 AM PST by .45MAN
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To: samuel_adams_us
I believe we must find ways to litigate against those who blatantly strip us of our rights. If you take their money, you necessarily take some of their power.
5 posted on 12/27/2001 8:49:01 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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PC=$$$$$$$$$=lawyers=judges=___________
6 posted on 12/27/2001 8:51:38 AM PST by maestro
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How Do We Destroy Political Correctness In America?

How Do We Destroy Ignorance In America?
7 posted on 12/27/2001 8:52:01 AM PST by balrog666
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It's too late. Witness the ridiculous spectacle of a Republican president of the Protestant Christian faith hosting a Muslim feast within weeks of a murderous terrorist attack perpetrated by Muslims.

Case closed.

8 posted on 12/27/2001 8:53:11 AM PST by SteamshipTime
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To: .45MAN
I agree, but there are certain areas of the country which are more difficult to do this than others. California, for instance, has Boxer and Feinstein in power;two of the most vile Senators in America, but you are up against 3 things here, their incumbancy, illegal aliens all voting for them, and Spielberg, Eisner and their ilk cutting multi-million dollar checks to these clowns.Suggestions?
9 posted on 12/27/2001 8:54:28 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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To: SteamshipTime
""It's too late. Witness the ridiculous spectacle of a Republican president of the Protestant Christian faith hosting a Muslim feast within weeks of a murderous terrorist attack perpetrated by Muslims. Case closed.""

You can't be that much of a fatalist. If people like us capitulate, who will do the fighting...I for one give up when I become fertilizer.
10 posted on 12/27/2001 8:57:08 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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1. Point it out whenever you see it.

2. Show the absurdity of it at every opportunity.

3. Call PC by it's real name, "Hate Speech", at every opportunity.

4. Vote the wannabe Slave Masters into oblivion.

11 posted on 12/27/2001 8:57:13 AM PST by Wordkraft
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Right-minded people need to respond with truth. Then, in the face of the inevitable onslaught of bad-egging and dead-catting, DO NOT CAVE!!!!!! Why, oh why, do so many people meekly go along when attacked by the PC commisars? If someone asked me, for example, to remove a Flag from a desk or door, my response would be, "Remove it yourself!"
Point is, carry the battle to your enemies! Question THEM. Make THEM explain why you are wrong. Make THEM explain THEIR positions. Call THEM on where THEIR support comes from. Shove the Constitution in THEIR faces. Believe me, nothing is as fun as seeing a liberal on the defensive. PC, confronted with TRUTH and LOGIC, cannot survive.
12 posted on 12/27/2001 8:58:12 AM PST by Long Cut
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To: 1 FELLOW FREEPER;neckbone
the easiest way to kill off the PC movemement is to vote me and my brother (neckbone) as co-Emperors of the Planet. When elected (or we seize power) the first thing we'll do is kill off the PC crowd. We'll then go drink a heroic amount of beer.
13 posted on 12/27/2001 8:59:57 AM PST by WindMinstrel
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To: samuel_adams_us
But it is those very ones who ARE productive which can make the most difference, and many would rather leave it to others. This is part of the problem...awake some sleeping, albeit financially productive conservatives.
14 posted on 12/27/2001 9:00:05 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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To: Long Cut
You are obviously a fighter, like myself. I have found that if you stand up to these people, at least 90% back down or give it up. The problem is that too few are willing to take the chance, and this has got to stop!!
17 posted on 12/27/2001 9:04:04 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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Whenever another con is attacked as racist, sexist, homophobic, antisemitic, etc., respond with "And what's your point?"
18 posted on 12/27/2001 9:04:14 AM PST by rdww
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Our universities, our state and federal bureauocracies,national news media and Hollywood have all surrendered in one way or another to this terrorism.

Not every bad thing is terrorism. We must be very, very careful to use this term only when a strict, objective set of criteria are met. If not, everyone and everything objectionable to someone risks being branded a "terrorist", with the resulting damage to reputation, loss of due process etc. Public debate will then turn to a witchhunt, as opponents demonize each other through namecalling.

Now onto your question: How to end Political Correctness?

My idea is to refuse to take part in it. Never use loaded politically correct terms. Refuse to work within the rigid set of guidelines PC dictates. PC is only as pervasive as the number of people who willingly submit to it.

Next, publicize all PC BS. Show the public bad examples of PC in action. Finding them won't be very difficult, but finding a forum willing to showcase them will. Mainstream newsmedia won't do it, so find or invent other venues.

Finally, come at it from a 1st Amendment angle. PC is the brainchild of liberals, and they claim (in words only, seldom in deed) to be ardent defenders of free speech. Use the same arguments they use, verbatim, to defend speech that they don't want banned.

Hope that helps.

19 posted on 12/27/2001 9:04:46 AM PST by freeeee
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Don't be part of it no matter what anyone says or thinks. I never have and don't give a damn what anyone thinks about it. If half the people don't hate my guts, I take a good look at myself wondering what i'm doing or saying wrong.
20 posted on 12/27/2001 9:05:31 AM PST by dalereed
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Fight it by not abiding to it. The enemies of free speech are the self imposed censorship that we do to ourselves. When we talk about racism, the derogatory slur name is called "The 'N' Word", yet in hip-hop the word is 'Nigger'.Why must white people tread softly, but black lierals get to stomp? The word has the same meaning reguardless of race! We also accept being called 'Right-Wing Republicans', but dont refer to Democraps as "Left-Wing Liberals". Call them that and they get pissed because they know the word 'Liberal' is poison! You have to remember that P.C. is used to censor Conservatives, not Liberals. You fight it by forcing Liberals to abide by Political Correctness. You also fight it with your wallet. When you see it in Magazines and Newspapers as well as advertizers, cancel subscriptions and boycott what is being sold to you.

The unfortuniate part of this is that Conservatives are for the most part pussys that won't stand up against Liberals or their machine. We ALLOW them to get away with it because we don't want to "stoop to their level" Until we unite as a force to be reckoned with, it will continue to thrive and exist, so enjoy!

21 posted on 12/27/2001 9:05:36 AM PST by Bommer
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Political correctness is a virulent societal disease. Logic is the vaccine. Ridicule is the cure.
22 posted on 12/27/2001 9:05:40 AM PST by Entropy Squared
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1. Learn how to clearly demonstrate that the idea is wrong.
2. When confronted with the idea explain why it is wrong, reject it, and get the other person to agree.
3. Support politicians who stand fo those principles.

Or, you could shout down the opposition and pass some laws which may be against plitical correctness when you have 50.1% control of government.
23 posted on 12/27/2001 9:07:02 AM PST by gjenkins
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It all starts in the universities. If you can purge it there, you will purge it throughout society.
24 posted on 12/27/2001 9:07:46 AM PST by B Knotts
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PC will end because it's brought on all the problems we have now, the only way we will survive as a country is to get over pc. If we don't end it, we will be taken over and pc will end then but things will be terrible for everyone.
25 posted on 12/27/2001 9:08:03 AM PST by FITZ
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Ridicule, insults, lampooning, sarcasm, and water balloons(specially in winter time).
26 posted on 12/27/2001 9:09:50 AM PST by hsszionist
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Well Kalifornia is more difficult than other areas I will agree, but you know as far as hollywood the "Rodent World" and the music Industry goes its called boycott. Just don't support these people. Look into what you are spending you money on and choose....It's a slow process but it's our fault for it getting out of hand in the first place... We didn't do what we should have.....
27 posted on 12/27/2001 9:11:14 AM PST by .45MAN
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To: SteamshipTime
You know nothing is perfect, You live in Atlanta you should know that!!!!! We have to get rid of the tunnel vision.....
28 posted on 12/27/2001 9:12:55 AM PST by .45MAN
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To: WhirlwindAttack
""Use every liberal for target and bayonet practice Kill all the lawyers""

Shakespeare aside (rotf), I believe we should USE these lawyers as they have been used against us.For example, if a city manager tells all of his subordinates that they can't say Merry Christmas, or pass out Christmas cards, you grab 20 employees and institute a class action suit againt the city AND the city manager.
29 posted on 12/27/2001 9:12:57 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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Here are seven things you can do:

1) Be brave. It is a grass roots effort, and you are a front-line soldier.

2) Always refer to yourself as a Native American on all forms, and whenever anyone asks about your ethnicity. Remind people that the correct term for those Americans whose ancestors pre-dated Columbus is "Aboriginal American." (Look it up in Webster's if you don't believe it).

3) Refuse to ever identify anyone as a hyphenated-American. Appropriately indicate your disapproval for this practice whenever it comes up in conversation.

4) Say to everyone you know "I hope you had a Merry Christmas (not Happy Holiday)." Next year, have the courage to wish people a Merry Christmas. Extra bonus point: Remind people that Kwanzaa is a bogus, racist holiday.

5) Take back the language. Make people define terms. Point out that "homophobic" actually means "fear of man." Ask people what they mean by terms like "racist," "redneck," "right wing" and all the other standard liberal epithets. Smirk and then apologize for laughing when you hear a PC liberal complain about the VRWC.

6) Give as good as you get. Make it a point to attach labels to PC fascist bigotry. Call it what it is. Talk about "Fundamentalist Liberals," or McCarthyite Democrats, etc. Be creative. Try to develop catchy labels that can maybe take hold in general conversation.

7) If you have kids, get involved in the curriculum. Lobby the school board and work with like-minded parents to eliminate the multi-culturalist agenda in our schools. File formal complaints claiming offense at multicultural concepts. Explain that multiculturalism feeds the racism it purports to eliminate. Point out that courses like "Understanding Human Differences" need to be replaced by courses in "Appreciating Human Similarities." Fight for a Christmas tree and Santa Claus as American cultural icons that transcend religion and defines us as the American People. Remind the schools that not only are they perpetuating the cycle of racism by forcing kids to focus on race and ethnicity, but that they are offending your Native American culture and institutions when they fill our kids' head with all this multiculturalist bigotry.

30 posted on 12/27/2001 9:14:40 AM PST by Maceman
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The result of too many years of "sensitivity"(tm). America is on the verge of remembering, once again, the sweet taste of victory in war. Folks might also recall how exhilarating The Good Fight itself is. If they do, liberalism and PC's death warrant is written.
Look, therefore, for the Commissars to fight this tooth and nail. It's high time to stop apologizing for good things like victory and dead enemies and patriotism, and to make THEM explain THEIR hatred of these things.
31 posted on 12/27/2001 9:14:58 AM PST by Long Cut
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I'm afraid I am. The United States no longer bears even a close resemblance to a constitutional, federalist republic. It is, in every other aspect, a social democracy which activates its electoral college every four years to select the head of the executive branch. Even so, the votes by the electoral college are pre-ordained by the popular votes of the states and are weighted according to population.

In order to gain power in a social democracy, you have to appeal to the largest possible number of voters. In practical effect, this means appealing to the largest of, and the largest number of, various voting blocs, whether based on socio-economic strata, gender, sexuality, or race. All this is done, of course, in competition with the other political party also trying to appeal to the largest possible number of voting blocs.

You see where I'm heading?

32 posted on 12/27/2001 9:15:23 AM PST by SteamshipTime
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Humor.
33 posted on 12/27/2001 9:16:08 AM PST by Huck
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"" couldn't agree more. Let's start with GWB, the worst of them all, for his moronic yammering about "peaceful Islam" and "our goor friends in the Arab world."

The Prez was indeed guilty of overkill on that one.
34 posted on 12/27/2001 9:16:11 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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To: rdww
""Whenever another con is attacked as racist, sexist, homophobic, antisemitic, etc., respond with "And what's your point?""

That is a good opener, or ahem...closer if he/she is a wimp, and most of them are.
35 posted on 12/27/2001 9:18:22 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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To: freeeee
Good job,freeeee!
36 posted on 12/27/2001 9:20:07 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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We must attack on two fronts 1)get our kids out of the public scrools, defund and defeat the NEA 2) get the vote out for NON PC conservatives. Its that simple, but oh so hard to accomplish. (Except for getting your own kids out of the public scrools)
37 posted on 12/27/2001 9:20:41 AM PST by Capt.YankeeMike
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I have a suggestion. Perhaps one effective way to fight back is by the enlightened and coordinated doing of nothing at all. It seems to me that those of us who are the most outraged against Political Correctness in our country are, by default, almost consistently the most productive and useful citizens. We are the ones they strive to enslave through their propaganda and lies, so that the promoters of Political Correctness, who are almost always useless bureaucrats and parasites, can harvest the maximum amount of wealth and work from us.

What if we simply decided to not take it anymore?

Furthermore, instead of us giving up one at a time, which will eventually bring this socialist nightmare down just like the Soviet Union collapsed, why don't we coordinate our efforts and all go on strike at once? What would this country do without our efforts? I'm willing to bet that if every single one of us who is sick and tired of Political Correctness all put down our tools and quit working all at once we could bring this nightmare to its knees.

What would the bureaucrats do if millions of productive people all quit working at once? Say goodbye to the tax recipts they feed the parasites with! What will they do then? They can't import enough Third Worlders fast enough to replace us all at once, what are they going to do, send their SWAT teams to escort us to our jobs at gunpoint? That will do WONDERS for productivity!

38 posted on 12/27/2001 9:21:08 AM PST by Billy_bob_bob
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To: hsszionist
Ridicule, insults, lampooning, sarcasm, and water balloons(specially in winter time).

Your response is bang-on. These PC whackjobs, no matter how insipid, still realize that the whole concept is a mockery of rationality. They spew their pablum and wait for the applause light to start blinking, but I say that we provide them the wall-to-wall counselling that they so evidently seek right at the moment of transgression.

"Excuse me, sir- but as a hyphen-American athio-agnostic the wanton display of the American flag on your lapel offends me."

WHAP. ....thud
39 posted on 12/27/2001 9:21:40 AM PST by Neckbone
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To: Long Cut
"The result of too many years of "sensitivity"(tm). America is on the verge of remembering, once again, the sweet taste of victory in war. Folks might also recall how exhilarating The Good Fight itself is. If they do, liberalism and PC's death warrant is written. Look, therefore, for the Commissars to fight this tooth and nail. It's high time to stop apologizing for good things like victory and dead enemies and patriotism, and to make THEM explain THEIR hatred of these things.""

The war has noticably caused a major setback to the P.C. CROWD. "
40 posted on 12/27/2001 9:23:45 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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Three words: Ridicule, ridicule, ridicule!
41 posted on 12/27/2001 9:24:43 AM PST by Antoninus
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As long as schools and colleges are "rewarded" with Federal $$ for their PC, we'll have more PC jammed down our throat.
42 posted on 12/27/2001 9:25:02 AM PST by bimbo
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To: Maceman
GREAT suggestions, Maceman! best -- bb.
43 posted on 12/27/2001 9:26:50 AM PST by betty boop
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To: Entropy Squared
We become the loud majority!! When it is suggested we say Happy Holidays we continue to say Merry Christmas. When our public school children are told that Christmas is Santa while Ramadan, Kwanzaa and Hannuaka symbols are posted on banners around schools we kindly remind the teachers that a manager scene would be appreciated. Also, when we are asked to fundraise for schools (already doing this) ask the principal why is a fundraiser needed when you are providing breakfast for every student in the classroom every morning taking 40 minutes a day away from teaching? Seems to me that if breakfast is served there is enough money and I no longer need to fundraise. Boy I hope I make sense. Don't wait to vote someone out...be verbal in the meantime. :)
44 posted on 12/27/2001 9:27:27 AM PST by Mfkmmof4
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To: Maceman
Bravo. Constructive advice!

You grasp an important truth: that we all are front line soldiers in the current Culture War. Everyday conversational norms have been co-opted by the radical left. Each of us can make a big difference. Freepers: don't let things slide, call 'em on it. Stay calm, put logic over emotion.

One of my recent favorites in small conversational groups is to reply to a blatant liberal: "you are too intellegent to hold such emotional opinions". They bristle at this, but they walk away in deep thought.

46 posted on 12/27/2001 9:30:36 AM PST by moodyskeptic
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Thanks! And I commend your efforts to end PC!
47 posted on 12/27/2001 9:32:21 AM PST by freeeee
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To: Maceman
Excellent ideas, thanks!
49 posted on 12/27/2001 9:40:09 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Maceman
"" If you have kids, get involved in the curriculum. Lobby the school board and work with like-minded parents to eliminate the multi-culturalist agenda in our schools. File formal complaints claiming offense at multicultural concepts. Explain that multiculturalism feeds the racism it purports to eliminate. Point out that courses like "Understanding Human Differences" need to be replaced by courses in "Appreciating Human Similarities." Fight for a Christmas tree and Santa Claus as American cultural icons that transcend religion and defines us as the American People. Remind the schools that not only are they perpetuating the cycle of racism by forcing kids to focus on race and ethnicity, but that they are offending your Native American culture and institutions when they fill our kids' head with all this multiculturalist bigotry.""

Maceman, you are the ACEMAN!! There are a mere 4 of us in Ventura, California who stopped the school board from teaching from a pro homosexual/ anti straight lesson plan.We heard that 5 of the 9 board members(all left wingers in a conservative county) were going to approve this lesson plan, so we showed up at the school board meetings, all armed with video cameras. One after another of us raised hell at that meeting. Then, after the meeting, we personally approached the board members with our minicams running, and asked them why they were voting for an anti heterosexual lesson plan, and was the local ABC affiliate aware of THEIR vote, and if not, we will supply them with the videotape. You have never seen 9 people run for cover like this unless you saw Hichcock's "The Birds". We also protested in front of the school, and alerted ABC and our other local access channel of the protest, and BOTH showed up. The final vote was 7-2 AGAINST!! ""
50 posted on 12/27/2001 9:42:04 AM PST by 1 FELLOW FREEPER
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