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War on Political Correctness

posted at 1:55 pm on October 9, 2012 by

I was unaware that, as a Republican, I had declared a “war” on children, Sesame Street, the poor, etc. I’m still confused how I, as a woman, am declaring a war on my own gender, but I digress. However, since declaring a fictional “war” is the thing to do, I’m making a declaration here and now. I’m firing the first shots in what I’ve dubbed the “War on Political Correctness.” A sampling of my intended skirmishes is below.

1. Climate Change (n): A term used to explain any sort of weather phenomenon that can be exploited by Al Gore. Government regulation usually follows. (Synonym: Global Warming.)

2. Workplace Violence (n): Term used to label any sort of violence perpetrated by Islamic extremists shouting “Allahu Akbar.” These episodes are not affiliated with extreme religious sentiments; rather, they are secular and rare. (Synonym: Act of Terror)

3. Undocumented (adj): The name for people from other countries, who through no fault of their own, were “crossed” by the border. Saying “they crossed the border” or “they broke the law” is racist. (Synonym: Illegal)

4. Holiday (n): A secular celebration designed to preserve the feelings of progressive atheists while maintaining every American’s “right” not to be offended. (Synonyms: Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan)

5. Tolerance (n,v): The acceptance of all left-leaning ideas regardless of any hint of radicalsim or moral corruption. Right-leaning ideas, however, are not to be tolerated. Rather, conservatism is labeled as “bigoted.” (Synonym: Intolerance)

6. Social Justice: A touchy-feely term designed to act as a chameleon on our psyches. It means what you want it to mean. Often is synonymous with redistribution of wealth. (Synonym: Marxism)

7. Reproductive Right (n): An imaginary right invented by liberal feminists like to ensure that abortion is universally available. Also serves as Sandra Fluke’s excuse to beg for free birth control. (Synonym: Social Liberalism)

8. Economic Patriotism (n): No definition provided. Used to make tax hikes sound warm and fuzzy. (Synonym: Whatever the heck Barack Obama wants it to mean.)

9. Pro-Choice: The right to choose to murder your unborn child. Not applicable in cases of diet nannyism. (Synonym: Pro-Abortion)

10. Fair Share: The amount of money paid by wealthy job creators designed to punish them for their success. Often used alongside “class warfare.” (Synonym: Whatever those in power determine as “fair.”)

I’m throwing out the dictionary of liberal “politically correct” terms. In my newly declared War on Political Correctness, my weapon of choice is rhetoric; accurate, forceful rhetoric. The influx of political correctness into our daily lives has taken the teeth out of the English Language. Instead, we’ve become a nation so afraid of offending someone else that our language has become more vanilla than Ned Flanders. We cannot progress without an accurate exchange of ideas and if we’re allowing the left to determine our narrative with their own language, we’re bound to lose. Thus, I urge you to put the backbone back in our language. Rhetorical cowardice is not becoming.

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Holiday comes from Holy Day.

John the Libertarian on October 9, 2012 at 2:19 PM

“Tolerance” is only a noun, not a verb. “Tolerate” would be the verb.

J.S.K. on October 9, 2012 at 2:35 PM

6. Social Justice: A touchy-feely term designed to act as a chameleon on our psyches. It means what you want it to mean. Often is synonymous with redistribution of wealth. (Synonym: Marxism)

Editor’s note…redistribution of wealth is also known as theft or robbery unless sanctioned by the government.

teejk on October 9, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Good read!

Matt Vespa on October 9, 2012 at 3:17 PM

Refuse to speak the “newspeak” PC. It is so 1984 anyway.

IowaWoman on October 9, 2012 at 5:25 PM

4. Holiday (n): A secular celebration designed to preserve the feelings of progressive atheists while maintaining every American’s “right” not to be offended. (Synonyms: Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan)

You forgot Kwanzaa. And Festivus.

malclave on October 9, 2012 at 6:02 PM

You forgot Kwanzaa. And Festivus.

malclave on October 9, 2012 at 6:02 PM

Festivus? Really? Why not add Robonukkah while we’re at it?

squint on October 9, 2012 at 7:37 PM

“Disaffected Youth” the word newspapers use to provide cover for black mobs rampaging at night and attacking Whites. Replaces “Wilding” and “Gangs” and “Mobs” which have been determined to be too fraught with negative connotations.

For Example: “A large group of disaffected youth caused a disturbance yesterday, causing the police to respond with pepper spray. No arrests were made.”

“Random Violence”: Mobs of blacks attacking Whites in the singular in sustained, patterned attacks. It is important not to connect the dots in such cases. Can be applied to any crime in an attempt to cover up the pattern of blacks attacking Whites.

For Example: Several people were taken to the hospital yesterday with minor injuries when a group of disaffected youth attacked a passersby in what appears to be an act of random violence.

“‘Crime’ gone Wrong”: the expression used by newspapers to cover focused racial attacks and horrific violence perpetrated against Whites by blacks. Rather than merely report on the extent of the crime, the reporter “speculates” on the true intent of the criminal and then justifies the violence through negative happenstance.

For Example: “Five suspects have been arrested for the death of a man on a bicycle who was ambushed, kicked to the ground, shot twice and stabbed 30 times. This area is near a High School and has been the scene of several such random attacks. While no money was taken, the police speculate that this was a robbery gone wrong.”

I could go on all day. “Flash Mobs”, “Flash Robs”, “Bath Salts”, “Groups of Teens”, etc.

We live in an age of lies.

Bulletchaser on October 10, 2012 at 9:47 AM

6. Social Justice: A touchy-feely term designed to act as a chameleon on our psyches. It means what you want it to mean. Often is synonymous with redistribution of wealth. (Synonym: Marxism)

And, don’t forget its little cousin, Educational Justice: The term for giving in to the Teachers’ Union demands (see Chicago).

Fallon on October 10, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Unfortunately the spineless repubics in congress will not read this, nor would they support it, for fear of antagonizing the lame stream media. To hell with the country, just protect their jobs!!!!! re: Boehner and McConnell right at the top of the wimp list.

ultracon on October 10, 2012 at 12:34 PM

http://media.hotair.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/o-dws.jpg

My absolute favorite pic of DWS. Is that PC?

ultracon on October 10, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Are you going to start with Hot Air and its use of PC writing? Will HA stop referring to American Indians as “Native Americans”? How about not calling democrats “progressives” and “liberals”? They are neither. Infact conservatives are more true liberals than democrats who are actually socialists and fascists. How about the proper use democrat and stop calling democrat actions “democratic”?

HA is just as bad as most of the other media. Seems you should clean your own house before you begin to tell others to clean theirs. But then, that is my conservative opinion and not PC.

woodNfish on October 10, 2012 at 3:23 PM