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Only in Liberalland

It is in that benighted land that irony, reason and hypocrisy are unknown concepts:

In California, Ventura High School Principal Val Wyatt barred the football booster club from selling meals donated by Chick-fil-A at back-to-school night to raise money. Wyatt cited company President Dan Cathy’s opposition to gay marriage as the reason for the ban. Superintendent Trudy Tuttle Arriaga backed up Wyatt. “We value inclusivity and diversity on our campus and all of our events and activities are going to adhere to our mission,” she said.

What could be more “inclusive” than allowing opinion that doesn’t agree with you to “coexist” without forcing everyone to suffer your biases because you have the power?   I mean if you’re really, honestly and truly interested in “inclusiveness”.  Oh, and what happened to tolerance, Arriaga and Wyatt?  What could be more diverse than a community that welcomes all opinions as long as they don’t advocate violence or other forms of coercion?   Is there something wrong with having a differing opinion about a subject based on principles that may be different than yours but are certainly shared by much of the mainstream (such as students at this school)?  Apparently.  Conformity with the opinion in power is the rule there it seems.  The irony?  This sort of action is blatantly exclusive and it makes a laughing stock of the word “diversity”.  It says diverse opinion certainly isn’t welcome if it doesn’t conform with the people in power’s opinion.

Mouthing of platitudes doesn’t change that.  Their “mission” has nothing to do with “inclusivity and diversity”.  It has to do with ideology.   A particular ideology.  One that abuses the english language daily as well as our freedoms.


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11 Responses to Only in Liberalland

  • This is as close to being the bête noir for the left – control. Diversity, Shimersity – they could give a rats pitootie about diversity. They want control and what they want to control is thought. You can’t have a thought unless it is one that has been approved. Who does the approving? Therein lies the control.

  • So, they want ‘merika to learn to practice diverse conformity, yes?

  • True Doublespeak direct from 1984. How many fingers to you see, Winston?

  • Chick-fil-A should find out what school’s football team is most likely to win against Ventura HS and donate meals for them to sell to raise money.

  • If history serves, the irony here is that when they finally seize absolute control, the left will turn on the homosexuals, an expendable minority, to cement their power base with elements of the other side or undecided.