Walt Kelley’s most famous quote, “we have met the enemy and he is us,” best illuminates how gay activists – a tiny percent of the population – have so successfully upended age-old understandings of gender and marriage.
How does the marriage of a single, same-sex couple damage the traditional marriage of the couple next door?
Left: White Privilege — Tea Party Protesters?
Right: Black Privilege — Looters in Ferguson, Missouri?
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In the 60’s, Blacks were so effective in using sit-ins to oppose segregation that the image of lunch-counter discrimination has become emblematic of civil rights injustices in general.
The lunch counter at the Woolworth’s Store on Granby Street [in Norfolk, VA],
where 38 young African-Americans held a peaceful sit-in demonstration to
protest the segregated lunch counter. Several have school books with them
while others are dressed in ROTC uniforms from Norfolk Virginia State
College. The demonstration began at 5:30 pm and ended at 6:10 pm when
they left peacefully. (Date: 2/12/1960).
Norfolk Historical Images. Copyright Virginian-Pilot.
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In the 21st century, gay activists are eager to use that imagery to justify demands upon Christian businesses to endorse their lifestyle. Refusing to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple or refusing to take photos at a gay wedding is thus maligned as being no different from the turning away of blacks from the all-white businesses of yesteryear.
The purpose of this post is to point out the difference.
The Supreme Court sided with Hobby Lobby against ObamaCare.
When the central government intrudes into an extra-constitutional arena of life (health care) and thereby infringes on the Bill of Rights, the central government has to retreat.
I’ve sat through a lot of “the Great Courses.” Normally I only go through most of the courses once. A few, I sit through twice. Rarely do I ever go through a course more than twice. “Questions of Values” is one of the rare ones.
Dark Reading’s article on the Frost and Sullivan report above confuses “identity diversity” with “cognitive diversity.”
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