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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #250 on: February 01, 2021, 01:10:21 PM »

YouTube has demonetized The Epoch Times:
https://www.theepochtimes.com/support-the-epoch-times-help-defend-independent-news_3680028.html

One can't help but wonder if Beijing had a hand in their decision.

Attacking a paper founded by Chinese immigrants. Isn't that a diversity hate crime?
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #251 on: February 01, 2021, 01:18:10 PM »

No, it's nuanced; hater.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #252 on: February 03, 2021, 06:00:28 AM »

They want to cancel Harry Potter because the author as one commenter put it "dared to suggest biological women are distinct from biological men". Oh the horror!

Vox and IGN fretting over what Harry Potter fans should do since author J.K. Rowling is ‘transphobic’
https://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2021/02/02/vox-and-ign-fretting-over-what-harry-potter-fans-should-do-since-author-j-k-rowling-is-transphobic/
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #253 on: February 04, 2021, 03:02:44 PM »

Now they're after a 90s computer game  :facepalm:

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What I didn’t remember were the extremely problematic Aliens references, where you come across naked women begging for death encased inside alien parasites. This is precisely where thoughtless reference becomes a big problem, because you always bring some piece of the original context of the reference with you—otherwise the reference would be unintelligible—and that context here, as anyone who’s seen an Alien film should know, is interspecies sexual violence. Her “kill me” line is copied verbatim from the film, making the context unmistakable, yet we’re meant to encounter it as little more than “Aliens reference! Cool!” before we shotgun her in the face and move on.

Thinking you can just cherry-pick loaded cultural symbols like this and arrange them willy-nilly without having to address any of their baggage is typical of masculine gaming culture’s zero-accountability stance that claims bad-faith satire as its persistent alibi. It should seem familiar to you even if you’ve never heard of Duke Nukem, because we’ve spent the last 20 years with more insidious variants of it in games like Grand Theft Auto.

The Hidden, Destructive Legacy of 'Duke Nukem'
https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdvxb/the-hidden-destructive-legacy-of-duke-nukem

Absolute MORON Slams Duke Nukem & Spectacular Backlash Follows For Male Feminist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWzqryK-ZTw
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #254 on: February 04, 2021, 03:36:07 PM »

Now they're after a 90s computer game  :facepalm:

The Hidden, Destructive Legacy of 'Duke Nukem'
https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdvxb/the-hidden-destructive-legacy-of-duke-nukem

Absolute MORON Slams Duke Nukem & Spectacular Backlash Follows For Male Feminist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWzqryK-ZTw

They have always hated Duke Nukem I remember the whining about it when I was a kid.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #255 on: February 04, 2021, 03:56:33 PM »

Remember that too, then they were mainly attacking the violence. Now they're attacking it over 20 years later over, oh what's the words for what I'm trying to say, non wokness or something like that.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #256 on: February 04, 2021, 04:02:56 PM »

Remember that too, then they were mainly attacking the violence. Now they're attacking it over 20 years later over, oh what's the words for what I'm trying to say, non wokness or something like that.

They bitched about the portrayal of women too in it back then

These tards make up everything including their wide array of mental illnesses to circle jerk with their peers. It’s pathetic that they are having to reach back over 20 years to offend themselves once more

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #257 on: February 04, 2021, 04:04:59 PM »

They bitched about the portrayal of women too in it back then

These tards make up everything including their wide array of mental illnesses to circle jerk with their peers. It’s pathetic that they are having to reach back over 20 years to offend themselves once more

They're bored now that Trump is gone
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #258 on: February 13, 2021, 07:49:47 AM »

If any of you are familiar with the Slate Star Codex blogger Scott Alexander (not his real name), he pulled his blog some time ago due to fears of being doxxed by The New Yawk Times.

This guy is no right winger, just a smart guy who talks with other smart guys about current events etc. I used to read him on and off over a few years. He eventually ran afoul of the leftists and they went in after him.

Apparently the writing was on the wall, he knew he was getting doxxed anyway, so he fired up another blog. The NYT finally ran the article where they reveal his name
https://www.unz.com/isteve/scott-alexander-has-now-been-doxed-by-the-ny-times/


https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Scott_Alexander

new blog for those that read him:

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/

I figure there are probably at least a few here who are familiar with him, seems like he would be right up Millcreeks ally.

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #259 on: February 17, 2021, 08:33:23 AM »

PUBLISHING HOUSE BAEN BOOKS ATTACKED BY CANCEL CULTURE

https://monsterhunternation.com/2021/02/16/publishing-house-baen-books-attacked-by-cancel-culture/

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Baen Books is a sci-fi/fantasy publishing house that has been around since the early 1980s. They’ve published thousands of titles from hundreds of authors. Baen is notable in our current time period because it is one of the only traditional publishers who does not bend the knee to the woke mob. Our publisher, Toni Weisskopf, truly believes in free speech. Baen’s Bar is one of the oldest forums on the internet. It’s a place for authors and fans to hang out and talk. Today Toni is shutting down the Bar in order to stave off a Parler style cancel culture attack against Baen’s service providers...
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #260 on: February 17, 2021, 10:37:49 AM »

PUBLISHING HOUSE BAEN BOOKS ATTACKED BY CANCEL CULTURE

https://monsterhunternation.com/2021/02/16/publishing-house-baen-books-attacked-by-cancel-culture/

Larry Correia:

As a (hopefully) budding author, not long ago I went looking for web forums that dealt with writing and writers. I found and signed up for two of them. One runs (or ran) on vBulletin, the same forum software that The Firing Line and several other forums use. But this writing forum seemed to run awfully slowly compared to any other forum I have ever seen. After some poking around, I learned that they run some sort of filter between the forum host and the members as protection because, in the past, they had been subjected to denial or service attacks.

I thought that was odd. Why would anyone feel a desire or need to attack a forum used by fledgling and non-famous writers? I quickly discovered that the discussion areas that received the most traffic were the current events areas, and posts there had nothing to do with writing or publishing. They were all Orange man Bad posts. In one, someone posted about the increase in the national debt under Trump. I innocently pointed out that, as a percentage, the national debt had increased more during six of Obama's years in office than in any year of Trump's term. I was instantly attacked.

I don't do that forum any more. The other forum I signed up for is about writing and publishing. I'm sure if I had remained on that first forum I would have been cancelled in short order, just for speaking the truth.

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #261 on: February 17, 2021, 10:46:08 AM »

McCarran airport in Las Vegas under the gun as the County Commissioners have finally sensed the wind blowing hard to the left and voted to re-name McCarran Airport (LAS) after the bastion of political leadership and bringer of great things to Nevada, Harry Reid.

It is because McCarran was a racist, a anti-Semite and xenophobe, although during his tenure in Congress (1933-1954) I am sure he was not the only one.

All they have managed to print about Reid was he was apologetic about saying Obama had a chance because he was "light skinned" and that he only used a "negro dialect" when he wanted to use it.

It will be a while but someday Reid will be cancelled and they will have to rename again, maybe something like Las Vegas International Airport should have been considered.

Personally I think they should have just gone with McKaren.


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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #262 on: February 17, 2021, 10:55:49 AM »

McCarran airport in Las Vegas under the gun as the County Commissioners have finally sensed the wind blowing hard to the left and voted to re-name McCarran Airport (LAS) after the bastion of political leadership and bringer of great things to Nevada, Harry Reid.

It is because McCarran was a racist, a anti-Semite and xenophobe, although during his tenure in Congress (1933-1954) I am sure he was not the only one.

All they have managed to print about Reid was he was apologetic about saying Obama had a chance because he was "light skinned" and that he only used a "negro dialect" when he wanted to use it.

It will be a while but someday Reid will be cancelled and they will have to rename again, maybe something like Las Vegas International Airport should have been considered.

Personally I think they should have just gone with McKaren.


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Main airport here went like this
Standiford Field --> Louisville International Airport --> Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
Call letters are still SDF
Everyone I know still calls it Standiford or just the Airport. The smaller airport here has always been called Bowman Field with no name changes so far since 1919.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #263 on: February 17, 2021, 12:35:32 PM »

Y’all need Daley city leadership. “What airport?” Cancel culture with balls and bulldozers.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #264 on: February 17, 2021, 04:33:07 PM »

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It is because McCarran was a racist, a anti-Semite and xenophobe, although during his tenure in Congress (1933-1954)
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #265 on: February 19, 2021, 05:57:24 AM »

I didn't think this was appropriate for the Rush Limbaugh RIP thread. A comparison of obituaries in the MSM:

https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2021/02/18/drew-holdens-megathread-comparing-media-obits-for-rush-limbaugh-to-irans-soleimani-and-others-speaks-volumes/
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #266 on: February 23, 2021, 11:01:36 AM »

Next on the chopping block

Chief of Cherokee Nation says 'it's time' for Jeep to stop using tribe's name
https://www.wlky.com/article/cherokee-nation-jeep-stop-using-name/35592333
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #267 on: February 23, 2021, 11:22:35 AM »

Next on the chopping block

Chief of Cherokee Nation says 'it's time' for Jeep to stop using tribe's name
https://www.wlky.com/article/cherokee-nation-jeep-stop-using-name/35592333
It seems to me that an organized Cherokee Nation group has a lot more justification for demanding someone not use the name than the types of people we are used to hearing from.  I do wonder if they asked them to pay for the name or not.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #268 on: February 23, 2021, 11:53:05 AM »

Next on the chopping block

Chief of Cherokee Nation says 'it's time' for Jeep to stop using tribe's name
https://www.wlky.com/article/cherokee-nation-jeep-stop-using-name/35592333

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The most recognized example of that type of effort is probably the arrangement between Florida State University and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. It includes a scholarship program for students from the reservation. In 2005, the Seminole Tribe issued a resolution calling its relationship with the school a "historic partnership." The Cherokee Nation said it has no such relationship with Jeep.

I suspect this is the crux of the matter. 
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #269 on: February 23, 2021, 02:23:28 PM »

Next on the chopping block

Chief of Cherokee Nation says 'it's time' for Jeep to stop using tribe's name
https://www.wlky.com/article/cherokee-nation-jeep-stop-using-name/35592333

Too bad they didn't get that worked up over Fauxcahantus claiming to be a Cherokee.
Cherokee nation political platform is pretty much a copy of the DNC with fewer ethics and more corruption.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #270 on: February 25, 2021, 10:39:17 AM »

Nothing is safe

‘Bigotry ANNIHILATED’! Hasbro’s Mr. Potato Head makeover will finally let kids ‘project their own ideas about gender, sexuality, and family onto the toy’
https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2021/02/25/bigotry-annihilated-hasbros-mr-potato-head-makeover-will-finally-let-kids-project-their-own-ideas-about-gender-sexuality-and-family-onto-the-toy/
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #271 on: February 25, 2021, 10:41:39 AM »

Nothing is safe

‘Bigotry ANNIHILATED’! Hasbro’s Mr. Potato Head makeover will finally let kids ‘project their own ideas about gender, sexuality, and family onto the toy’
https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2021/02/25/bigotry-annihilated-hasbros-mr-potato-head-makeover-will-finally-let-kids-project-their-own-ideas-about-gender-sexuality-and-family-onto-the-toy/

Not as bad as I thought.  (I was afraid they'd given him a removeable dick)
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #273 on: February 25, 2021, 01:27:45 PM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCG3WgYxPkI

Why did I immediately think of Greta Thunberg when I saw that?

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #274 on: February 25, 2021, 02:45:59 PM »

Why did I immediately think of Greta Thunberg when I saw that?

Because of the "How dare you" response to Buzz's "Man" statement.
Gritty Greta likes to chastise others with the same phrase.
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