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    Music Publicist Says She Was Fired By Email For Attending Trump Rally



    Danielle Reiss attended President Trump’s campaign rally in Henderson, Nevada. She never thought for a moment that she would lose her job over her choice for president. But, that is the way things work with today’s cancel culture. If you don’t toe their line, they will try to destroy you. She committed the heinous act of holding up a Trump poster.

    The next thing she knew, she received a letter from her employer, Pop Off . That letter said that her support of Trump went against all the company stands for. The cancel culture should work both ways. If you do business with Pop Off, you should drop them like a bad habit. Pop Off brings together publicists with artists and in return the publicists pay them a fee.

    The letter read:

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    Wow the hypocrisy in that letter is unbelievable. Fanatical cult mentality that is blinded to reason.

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    Music Publicist Says She Was Fired By Email For Attending Trump Rally



    Danielle Reiss attended President Trump’s campaign rally in Henderson, Nevada. She never thought for a moment that she would lose her job over her choice for president. But, that is the way things work with today’s cancel culture. If you don’t toe their line, they will try to destroy you. She committed the heinous act of holding up a Trump poster.

    The next thing she knew, she received a letter from her employer, Pop Off . That letter said that her support of Trump went against all the company stands for. The cancel culture should work both ways. If you do business with Pop Off, you should drop them like a bad habit. Pop Off brings together publicists with artists and in return the publicists pay them a fee.

    The letter read:

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    wow what a small little inchworm this guy is. the liberal dem side of things is far less tolerant than the war monger republican party of yesteryear was .
    the poles have flipped.

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    Wow the hypocrisy in that letter is unbelievable. Fanatical cult mentality that is blinded to reason.
    Ahh, but how the tables turn right?

    In the RECENT past the BERKLEY campus (1960's) fought for free speech to the point of riots....

    In the late 1990's and early 2000's BERKLEY campus fought against free speech.... How is this ignored?

    This is ONE POST where I feel like I do NOT have to provide links, if this is NOT KNOWN then there is a serious problem.... we have to realize how far we have allowed this situation to go......

    Are you wearing a mask that you don't agree to? Hmmm.... what does that equate to historically??

    soft agreement to tyranny is the goal... don't be apart of the problem...
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    This is truly sad, the Girl Scouts were pressured into removing their first post which celebrated "all the women" that have been or currently are sitting on the Supreme Court. They put out a second post removing Amy Cony Barrett. This is not celebrating women this is celebrating divisive hate-filled politics. I am saddened by the Girl Scout response and the Democrat pressure that allowed this to happen.





    Source: https://www.dailywire.com/news/megyn...n-barrett-post

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    Dave Rubin: Cancel Culture Has Killed Humor
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    "In this episode of Crossroads, we've had the pleasure of sitting down with Dave Rubin for a discussion on cancel culture, the hypocrisy of social justice, the narcissism of small differences, and the current state of politics. Dave Rubin is a political commentator, former comedian, and host of The Rubin Report."
    Each breath a gift...
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    Quote Posted by rgray222 (here)
    The cancel culture has moved into high gear. Hardly a day goes by when a person or corporation isn't targeted. Some of it is certainly justified when a celebrity, politician, or notable person makes an undeniably racist or sexist comment.  Without a doubt, it is now being used to silence people or damage companies when they say objectionable words or take social stances that others find unacceptable. 

    Most of the cancel culture gets its start on social media but the real power comes from the mainstream media. Some of it is maddening, much of it is humorous but all of it has an impact (better or worse) on our world. 

    In a few short years, it is probably going to be hard for people to believe that some of this actually went on so I thought we might document some of the cancel culture activities.

    Bari Weiss quits New York Times after bullying by colleagues over views: 'They have called me a Nazi and a racist'
     
    New York Times opinion columnist and editor Bari Weiss announced Tuesday she is leaving the New York Times, saying she was bullied by colleagues in an "illiberal environment," weeks after declaring there was a “civil war” inside the paper. 



    "Thethe lessons that ought to have followed the [2016] election—lessons about the importance of understanding other Americans, the necessity of resisting tribalism, and the centrality of the free exchange of ideas to a democratic society—have not been learned,” Weiss wrote. “Instead, a new consensus has emerged in the press, but perhaps especially at this paper: that truth isn’t a process of collective discovery, but an orthodoxy already known to an enlightened few whose job is to inform everyone else.” 

    Source:  https://www.foxnews.com/media/bari-w...times-bullying

    As Terrence McKenna used to say "Culture is not your friend".

    Here is one of his famous quotes regards culture

    “We have to create culture, don’t watch TV, don’t read magazines, don’t even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe, and if you’re worrying about Michael Jackson or Bill Clinton or somebody else, then you are disempowered, you’re giving it all away to icons, icons which are maintained by an electronic media so that you want to dress like X or have lips like Y. This is ****-brained, this kind of thinking. That is all cultural diversion, and what is real is you and your friends and your associations, your highs, your orgasms, your hopes, your plans, your fears. And we are told ‘no’, we’re unimportant, we’re peripheral. ‘Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.’ And then you’re a player, you don’t want to even play in that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.”

    — Terence McKenna

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    Bari Weiss (above):
    Quote "truth isn’t a process of collective discovery [anymore], but an orthodoxy already known to an enlightened few whose job is to inform everyone else."
    Very insightful quote.

    'They' are trying to undo a century plus of hard-won human breakthroughs, in freedom, liberty, awareness, creativity, invention, empiricism, intellectualism, cultural evolution, self-determination, and truth - they are trying to undo liberalism itself. In a nutshell, they want to straight-jacket the human soul [again], and return to the age of the Salem witch trials, or the Spanish Inquisition.
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    Even babies are getting cancelled!



    Quote The bigger they are, the harder they fall. That also turns out to be true of the tiny.

    Baby Yoda, who one year ago today cozied into the hearts of Star Wars fans with his bottomless eyes, fuzzy head, and adorable cooing, has invoked genuine social media wrath for last week's episode of The Mandalorian, in which the mystical infant remorselessly snacked on the eggs of an endangered galactic species.
    https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood...baby-yoda-eggs
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    White people are the most oppressed currently... prove me wrong...

    BTW, here's proof as of 5 days ago...... hahaha I love how far we've come......



    but then, a racial war is THE BEST and easiest (apparently) way to subjugate a population and bring in the "great reset"..... bizarro world indeed.

    (btw, look at the like to dislike ratio... no one is falling for this **** except the brainwashed MSM watchers...)

    we WILL pull through this, the tactics are stale and easily seen through.
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    if you guys don't mind, I'm just gonna call this one ahead of time: Black Friday...R.I.P.

    i suspect this will be the last year we see that one. in fact i'm shocked it's even being allowed this year. the woke are slipping.

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    hey TargeT, honestly i thought that video started out pretty funny! the stuff about animals and white people is kinda accurate. i laughed at that. even as a white dude, i can't say i understand the animal obsession. i like animals and appreciate their presence when they're around, but i can't say ive ever been an "animal person".

    but then the video got nasty pretty quick. caught me off guard and i was genuinely disappointed. not surprised tho. this is the spreading cancer we're dealing with now
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    Quote Posted by Mike (here)
    hey TargeT, honestly i thought that video started out pretty funny! the stuff about animals and white people is kinda accurate. i laughed at that. even as a white dude, i can't say i understand the animal obsession. i like animals and appreciate their presence when they're around, but i can't say ive ever been an "animal person".

    but then the video got nasty pretty quick. caught me off guard and i was genuinely disappointed. not surprised tho. this is the spreading cancer we're dealing with now
    I thought similar for a while but then tried to put myself in the shoes of a black person, they've probably heard this and worse for a large period of the last three plus centuries from people who didn't even think they were racist; it was just the way it was. The response is no surprise, as you say.

    Who made the 'CUT' video though, and for what purpose?

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    Wandering off-topic.

    The bigger picture isn't about race but manipulation of thought, did this rise organically out of a technologically modern world or is there a driving force behind it? (The latter imo). No-one should be allowed to leave school until they have completed a course in critical thinking yet parts of the curriculum seem to plant the seeds for this lack of balance to surface in the future*. I'm regularly having to de-programme my kids from 'muddy thinking'.

    * Unfortunately struggling to come up with an example to present accurately, or perhaps even coherently; I tend to let things go once they've been dealt with.

    Re: White people and animals. Of course many of us turned to animals for companionship and trust. We grew up largely among other white people. Don't you know what a nasty bunch of sh*ts they can be?

    (Is there proportionally more white psychopaths I wonder).

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    Quote Posted by TargeT (here)
    White people are the most oppressed currently... prove me wrong...

    BTW, here's proof as of 5 days ago...... hahaha I love how far we've come......



    but then, a racial war is THE BEST and easiest (apparently) way to subjugate a population and bring in the "great reset"..... bizarro world indeed.

    (btw, look at the like to dislike ratio... no one is falling for this **** except the brainwashed MSM watchers...)

    we WILL pull through this, the tactics are stale and easily seen through.
    Jeez, I wonder if anyone on this video lost their jobs when these comments went public - so much mind blowing hypocrisy!
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    Quote Posted by Jill (here)
    Quote Posted by TargeT (here)
    White people are the most oppressed currently... prove me wrong...

    BTW, here's proof as of 5 days ago...... hahaha I love how far we've come......



    but then, a racial war is THE BEST and easiest (apparently) way to subjugate a population and bring in the "great reset"..... bizarro world indeed.

    (btw, look at the like to dislike ratio... no one is falling for this **** except the brainwashed MSM watchers...)

    we WILL pull through this, the tactics are stale and easily seen through.
    Jeez, I wonder if anyone on this video lost their jobs when these comments went public - so much mind blowing hypocrisy!
    It would be an offense to Bozo to call these people Bozos, they are more like aspiring clowns. LOL
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    Stephen Crowder breaks down TargeT's video. Pretty hilarious stuff:

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    Everything said in the video can be said of anyone, in any country and some it might even be true.

    Saw this meme today and grabbed it. I might change the world fool with ignorant or socially engineered, however.

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    How strange to have bias against others due to color, race and such things. I do sort of understand bias against weird colored cars, however. What's up with cars painted orange? Should that be acceptable?
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    When I read, watch or listen to Jordan Peterson it becomes obvious that he is a guy who has given a lot of thought to many subjects. He challenges my beliefs and frequently sends me on a path to rethink some of the issues that I thought I had resolved. Sometimes he is a pure joy to read and others times he is hard and contentious to read but always lively.

    Growing up our family literally sat around the kitchen table most nights to discuss the issues of the day. We grew up all over the world, the far east, Europe, California, Washington DC and many other places but these discussions were one of the bedrocks of our family life. They are some of my fondest memories I have of growing up. No topics were off-limits, we would talk about politics, marriage, race, abortion, war, sports and school to name just a few. It forced to me to start thinking about life at an early age. These talks/debates were always lively but never too contentious and certainly, no one left the table in anger or removed themselves from the discussion because they refused to hear someones view on a subject.

    My point of bringing this up is because in today's world many people have no desire to listen to or discuss any viewpoint that opposes their beliefs. This is so foreign to my way of thinking that I simply find it incomprehensible.

    How did this happen and where did this come from. It is my "belief" that colleges and universities are the genesis for this type of thinking and behavior. It probably started 15-20 years ago and now that they have graduated in sufficient numbers and are holding responsible jobs they have become an illiterate force to be reckoned with. This story about Jordan Peterson is exactly what I am talking about. People have a choice to read a book or not read it but at least they should have the choice. If these people had their way this book would never see the light of day.

    Something must be done to instill tolerance back into society.


    Penguin Random House staffers broke down in tears over release of Jordan Peterson book: report

    A new report shows inner turmoil that is apparently taking place at Penguin Random House Canada over the publisher's release of a book written by Canadian clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson.


    Peterson, a psychology professor from the University of Toronto and a popular podcast host who has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, announced on Monday that he is releasing a new book titled "Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life," which is set to be released in March of next year.

    However, Vice reported on Tuesday that Peterson's book has sparked an emotional outcry within the Canadian publishing giant with an effort by employees to pressure the company into canceling the book's release.



    According to the report, "several" employees confronted management of Penguin Random House Canada (PRHC), a subsidiary of Penguin Random House, at an internal town hall on Monday and "dozens more have filed anonymous complaints" about PRHC's plans to release the latest work from the politically and culturally outspoken professor.

    “He is an icon of hate speech and transphobia and the fact that he’s an icon of white supremacy, regardless of the content of his book, I’m not proud to work for a company that publishes him,” one town hall attendee, who is also a member of the LGBTQ community, told Vice.

    Another employee alleged that “people were crying in the meeting about how Jordan Peterson has affected their lives” with one explaining that Peterson had "radicalized their father" and another insisting the publishing of Peterson's book will "negatively affect their non-binary friend."

    “The company since June has been doing all these anti-racist and allyship things and then publishing Peterson’s book completely goes against this. It just makes all of their previous efforts seem completely performative,” the employee told Vice.

    Source: https://www.foxnews.com/media/pengui...-peterson-book

    Here is the original vice article: https://www.vice.com/en/article/g5bv...-peterson-book

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    Default Re: Cancel Culture (Examples)

    Talk radia have been a valuable alternative perspective in this time of rapant propaganda. Of course you know what that means for them.... Youtube have cancelled them.

    "TalkRadio is an Ofcom-licensed and regulated broadcaster, and has robust editorial controls in place, taking care to balance debate.

    "We regularly interrogate government data and we have controls in place, use verifiable sources and give space to careful selection of voices and opinions."


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-55544205

    Update: Looks like they reversed the decision for now
    Last edited by Dorjezigzag; 5th January 2021 at 22:51.
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