Political Correctness Is Dangerous

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Overpaid Union Thug, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

  2. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Today, some California university forbid the phrase..."America is the land of opportunity" ....can't be used by professors because it might cause micro-aggression. KMA crazies.
  3. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    I have long held the belief that PC had made things worse, and not better, for the simple reason that those feelings are now all bottled up, and when they do come out, they explode into whatever form they take.
  4. The Other Side

    The Other Side Well-Known Troll Troll

    Ya, you guys are right.

    Everyone should be able to call mentally ill children- RETARDED, and handicapped people - CRIPPLES, and blacks N-66-rs, and mexicans- beaners, and asian people- gooks or japs....

    The world would be a better place, but that darn Political Correctness just gets in your way.

    Good thing you live in the sticks, you wouldnt survive a week without a black eye in a large metropolitan suburb with ideas like you have.

  5. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    There are a lot of PC things that are asinine, those things are just common decency.

    Is your knee out of joint, since it seems to keep jerking?
  6. The Other Side

    The Other Side Well-Known Troll Troll

    Give an example of an "OUT OF TOUCH" Politically correct statement.

  7. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    How about the Redskins mess, and TV outlets saying the Wasington team.
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  8. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    Border jumpers are wetbacks .
    Idiots are still idiots .
    Fools will always be fools .
    Bring back passing .
  9. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    Funny how they are targeting the REDSKINS.

    Are they going after the Braves, Browns, Vikings and other ethnic minority named teams too?
  10. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

  11. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    "Man-caused disaster."
  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  13. The Other Side

    The Other Side Well-Known Troll Troll

    You mean like the Gulf oil spill???

    I guess that was too PC for you, eh?

  14. The Other Side

    The Other Side Well-Known Troll Troll

    Or Chernobyl?

  15. The Other Side

    The Other Side Well-Known Troll Troll

    My daughter attends UCLA, and is studying law. Now in her third year. This story is such CRAP it isnt even funny.

    But it goes to show how the geriatric fox news crowd will believe any suggestion placed in front of them.

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  16. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut This Is The Last Stop

  17. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    You can't deny the truth of that news. Just deflect and attack the sources (which weren't even Fox) as usual from you.
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  18. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Yet it did say what it said.
  19. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut This Is The Last Stop

    The ultra conservative website headline you posted was misleading, but you knew that.
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    University of California faculty leader-training handout instructed professors not to say that “America is the land of opportunity” because that’s a racist, sexist microaggression.

    According to the handout, called “Tool: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages they Send,” the statement “assert that race and gender [do] not play a role in life's successes"
    despite the fact that saying opportunities exist and saying that opportunities are more easily attainable for some people than others are not mutually exclusive assertions.
    Other microaggressions listed on the document include asking, “Where are you from or where were you born?” (because it suggests that the person you’re asking is “not a true American”); asking a post-doctoral minority student whether he or she is lost in the halls of a chemistry building (because it makes ”the assumption that the person is trying to break into one of the labs”); and having students fill out forms on which they have to check a box indicating whether they’re male or female.

    Without a doubt an example of the stupidity of political correctness. Which is what TOS wanted to see (yet still refuses to open his eyes to notice).
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