Here Is Your Only Approved Halloween Costume, According To The Left

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By Ben Shapiro

It’s time to police Halloween costumes.

On Monday evening, Cosmopolitan ran a piece arguing that parents should stop dressing their young daughters as the Disney heroine Moana. Why? Beause Moana is Hawaiian. And if you dress your daughter in Hawaiian garb, this is cultural appropriation. See, it would be just terrible for your white daughter to admire an ethnically diverse heroine. We’ve got to nip that sort of thing in the bud. Because Trump, or something:

Recognize this: Moana is a really special character to young girls of Polynesian descent who have never seen a Disney Princess who looks like them, just like how Tiana from The Princess and the Frog likely resonated with young Black women who had waited decades to see themselves represented. White girls have plenty of princesses to choose from — there’s Belle, Ariel, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty … you get the idea. If your Caucasian son or daughter doesn’t get to be exactly what they wanted for Halloween, encourage them to take a step back and realize that they’re awash in privileges that the real Moanas and Tianas of the world will likely never see, because the world is full of racist assholes. And those assholes are becoming even more empowered. Our President is a hate group apologist who tries to ban refugees from seeking asylum in our country, simply because of their faith. Meanwhile, Black Americans continue to be killed by police, and antisemitic voices feel louder and more powerful than they have in decades. So what does this have to do with a seemingly innocent princess costume? Pretty much everything. It’s important to align with, and stand up for, people of color and minorities, and a key part of that is showing respect for their cultures.

Yes, a human with a brain actually wrote this.

So, here are the basic rules, according to the Left. If you are white and dress up as a hero who happens to be white, you are ethnocentric. This is racist. If you are male and you dress up as a female, this is sexist (unless you actually believe you are a female, in which case you are a female). If you are white and dress up as a hero or villain who happens not to be white, you are culturally appropriating. This is also racist. This leaves white people with just one costume choice this year: all white people must dress up as white villains. But wait: if you wear a costume that mocks a villain, you might be taking villainy too frivolously, and making light of the suffering of their victims. That could be racist or sexist. Read the rest of this article at dailywire.com.

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University of Florida To Offer Grief Counseling To Students Offended by Halloween Costumes

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By Pardes Seleh

October 14, 2016

In preparation for Halloween, the University of Florida assures students it will provide counseling services around the clock to anyone who feels offended by a costume.

In a statement published on the school’s website, the university urged students to “think about your choices of costumes and themes,” and avoid costumes that look like they might be reinforcing a particular cultural, racial, gender, or religious stereotype.

A Caitlyn Jenner costume, for instance, is “exploitative and transphobic,” according to an online petition to ban retailers who sold Caitlyn costumes last year.

“Regardless of intent, these costumes can perpetuate negative stereotypes, causing harm and offense to groups of people,” the website reads, reminding students that violating such guidelines can negatively impact their reputations and job perspectives.

Even wearing a seemingly benign cultural outfit such as a Mexican sombrero in a group photo can lead to public humiliation and forced apologies, as had occurred to the University of Louisville president last Halloween. Failure to join the boycott of “offensive” Halloween costumes can lead professors to be publicly shamed and driven out of their positions, which is what happened at Yale last year after a professor attempted to defend the First Amendment rights of students to wear the Halloween costumes of their choice.

The school’s statement encourages students who feel offended by such offensive costumes to take advantage of the school’s 24/7 counseling center and report “incidences of bias” to the University of Florida’s Bias Education and Response Team (BERT) for further support. The following is an excerpt from the school’s statement earlier this week:

If you are troubled by an incident that does occur, please know that there are many resources available. Please take advantage of the 7 day a week presence of the U Matter, We Care program at the University of Florida by emailing umatter@ufl.edu. Additionally, there is a 24/7 counselor in the Counseling and Wellness Center available to speak by phone at 352-392-1575. Lastly, the Bias Education and Response Team at the University of Florida is able to respond to any reported incidents of bias, to educate those that were involved, and to provide support by connecting those that were impacted to the appropriate services and resources. You may submit a bias incident report at www.umatter.ufl.edu/stopbias.

“Regardless of intent, these costumes can perpetuate negative stereotypes, causing harm and offense to groups of people.” — University of Florida

Read the rest of this article at dailywire.com.

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Dear Right Wingers – We Hate You

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Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Out Democrat Hypocrisy in Sessions Hearing

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Ted Cruz exposes Democrats’ hypocrisy during Sen. Jeff Sessions’ Senate confirmation hearing for United States Attorney General on 01/10/2017 – The Mark Levin Show

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A Defiant Chanukah After Obama’s UN Betrayal

hanukkah-idf-soldiersby Joel B. Pollak 12/24/2016

This year, Chanukah has a special meaning — and not just because it coincides exactly with Christmas and New Year’s Day.

The UN Security Council resolution declaring the Israeli presence in East Jerusalem and the West Bank illegal — an area that includes the Western Wall and Judaism’s holiest sites — is not just a diplomatic challenge, but a direct attack on the Jewish faith. That is why even liberal American Jews — with a few execrable exceptions — urged President Barack Obama to veto.

He refused — and UN Ambassador Samantha Power, who never found the courage to stand up against genocide in Syria until it was too late, eagerly raised her hand to abstain from the resolution, effectively allowing it to pass. The White House’s Ben Rhodes deployed one of his typical lies of omission: “I’d take umbrage at language that suggests that this was our preferred course of action and that we initiated it,” he claimed. Technically, the U.S. did not introduce the resolution, but it was clear to all that Obama had organized it. And the idea that the White House “preferred” otherwise is a cruel joke. Obama spent eight years refusing to pressure the Palestinians, even after the Israelis did what he wanted. This was a calculated, anti-Israel hit.

You can read the rest of this article HERE and read the full text of Israeli Ambassador’s UN speech HERE.

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Alleged Blue Dress

Blue Dress

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Twelve Times Mass Shootings Were Stopped by Good Guys With Guns

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Wouldn’t be great if the bad guys would just play nice and not kill and maim people? And wouldn’t it be nice if Vladimir Putin would just watch one of press secretary, Josh Earnest’s briefings and magically have an epiphany and say: “Oh wow, I have realized the error of my ways. I’m going to pull all of our planes and troops out of Syria right now. And then I’m going to call Barack Obama and tell him what a silly man I’ve been.”

Well wake up, It’s not going to happen. Unlike some of the conventional lack of wisdom in Washington these days, you just can’t wish evil away.

That being the case, I’m glad to report about the following twelve times mass shootings were stopped by good guys with guns: Click HERE to read what happened. All is not lost!

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Obama Not Welcome Here to Stand on the Corpses of Our Loved Ones

President Obama is planning to fly our (as in yours and mine) Boeing 747 and the massive support systems and entourage needed for such an excursion, from Washington, DC to Oregon, to memorialize politicize the victims of last week’s mass murder at Umpqua Community College. It appears that he may not be welcome.  From Mediaite.com:

Monday, October 5th, 2015:  David Jaques, publisher of the Roseburg Beacon, told Bill O’Reilly tonight President Obama should not come to the Oregon town after he politicized the tragic shooting last week.

When President Obama spoke about the shooting, he bemoaned the frequency of shootings and made the case that because allowing this to continue is a “political choice,” the issue should be politicized. Well, the president is reportedly traveling to Roseburg, but Jaques made it clear to O’Reilly plenty of residents would not be on board with that.

He said Obama’s “not welcome” in Roseburg because people think he will “grandstand for political purposes.”

“He wants to come to our community,” Jaques said, “and stand on the corpses of our loved ones and make some kind of political point.”

Roseburg resident Says Obama Not Welcome After UCC Shooting Remarks

Hat tips: Jim Hoft, Lee Stranahan, BizPac Review

Update to post  Oct. 6th, 2015 2:46 PM

Not Welcome

WesternJournalsim.com has just noted that a “Defend Roseburg  Facebook page  is making a serious attempt to roll-up the welcome mat for the president. The Facebook page reads”:

The anointed one his majesty king 0bama and the White House have announced a Friday arrival in Roseburg, Oregon in the wake of Oct 1st’s horrific tragedy at UCC.

Polarizing as usual, Mr 0bama has insisted on politicizing the event as a conduit for increased executive orders on gun control via means of his pen, and his phone.

This blatant disrespect of the victims families, the community and the town of Roseburg, Mr 0bama’s administration is flying not just the 747 that is airforce one to Oregon, but a three helicopter team of Sikorsky’s that make up HMX-1, known as Marine one to travel to Roseburg at the taxpayers expense.

We need a lot of people. Please come show your support for Roseburg, not the little man who has no respect for the constitution.

(Please go to the page by clicking the above link. Be sure to read the comments too – Thanks)

 

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Ted Kennedy’s America: 50 Years After the Law That Changed Everything

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by Julia Hahn   Oct. 3, 2015  Washington D.C.

Fifty years ago today, Ted Kennedy began changing the face of the United States by ushering the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act through Congress. That legislation resulted in the fundamental transformation of the demographic, economic, social, and political landscape of nation, exactly the opposite of what its supporters promised.

The Kennedy immigration law abolished the national origins quota system, which had favored immigrants from nations with a similar heritage to our own, and opened up American immigration visas to the entire world.

While about nine in ten of the immigrants who came to the United States during the 19th and 20th century hailed from Europe, the 1965 law inverted that figure. Today about 9 out of every 10 new immigrants brought into the country on green cards come from Latin America, Africa, Asia or the Middle East. Continue reading at breitbart.com.

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Judge Jeanine: United States Giving Up as the World’s Super Power.”

This clip is from from Justice with Judge Jeanine – Spot on as usual:
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“I’ve got news for you folks: Vladimir Putin is not only a regional power, he is looking to be the world’s super power. And because of his cunning, military background and KGB training, he is setting himself up to be just that. And ironically, with Barack Obama as commander-in-chief, the United States is recklessly and pathetically giving up as the world’s super power.”

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