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DAVIDSON: ‘Karens’ & ‘Kyles’ – Labels for People the Left Would Like to Cancel

Imagine the uproar if anyone used popular minority first names as memes for stereotypes.

Jeff Davidson

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The other day I was emailing back and forth with a high school friend, who resides in my native state of Connecticut. We were catching up on our mutual classmates. When I asked about one particular woman, he wrote back, “Yes, she’s doing fine, but she is an absolute Karen.”

A ‘Karen’ by Any Other Name

I had encountered the meme many times before, and was familiar with what it means, but I wanted to know exactly what he meant by it. At first he balked and said, “Look it up.”

When I press him for a response, he said, “It’s a woman who thinks that she is always right. No matter what a restaurant serves her, she complains and sends the dish back to the kitchen.”

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“It’s an easy way to sum up someone who has the traits above. You just say, ‘She’s a Karen!’” After reading his definition I became curious. Is calling a woman a ‘Karen’ anti-white racism? After all, the meme is primarily, if not solely, only reserved for white women, right? What would occur if you happened to call a person of color a ‘Karen?’ Would that not work?

Derogatory, if Not Racist

KnowYourMeme.com refers to a ‘Karen’ as a type of person who says, “Can I speak to the manager?” She is the one in a crowd who is likely to be publicly vocal. She feels that she is entitled, as much so as others deem her to be ignorant or intolerant.

By some accounts, a ‘Karen’ is a plus 45-year old woman with an asymmetrical short hair cut, commonly know as a bob. Years in the making, the meme is generally chosen for its association with ‘whiteness’. So, a ‘Karen’ is a Caucasian woman and often she has a haircut that is not acceptable to the crowd that employs such memes.

Of late, the male equivalent to a ‘Karen’ has emerged, referred to as a ‘Kyle.’’ This is a man who is socially aggressive, perhaps even hostile, with a thirst for five-hour energy drinks, and a preference for Axe Body Spray. He is not averse to punching in drywall. He is a grown man now, but invariably he was offensive as a teenager.

Shall We Turn the Tables?

As happens with issues on the Left, if you reverse the situation, you are deemed to be insensitive, a racist, and oppressive. You are someone who is deserving of the cancel culture’s wrath.

Suppose, for the sake of experimentation, that a variety of popular minority men’s names became memes. What if the name DeShawn or LeMarcus or Rashaad, for example, was employed to convey a host of undesirable characteristics? What if Tanisha or Kiara or Leticia was employed the way ‘Karen’ is employed? Would that go over well?

How insulting and how degrading would it be for anyone to use any name frequently associated with minority individuals, particularly black individuals, as a descriptive meme. Who would not think that it was offensive? Yet, those who toss around the meme ‘Karen,’ or ‘Kyle,’ think nothing of it. Why? They are part of the protected class.

They can call others a ‘Karen’ and not worry that anything will happen to them on the job, in their personal life, online, or anywhere in between.

I Should Have Spoken Up

I didn’t tell my high school friend that as a result of him calling one of our classmates a ‘Karen’ I felt that he had stepped out of line. I didn’t tell him that I felt it was derogatory. I didn’t mention that if he had said the name of a black female to use as a meme, it would be equally derogatory, and of course the cancel culture crowd would jump on this, while they have no concern for memes about Caucasians.

Strange times we live in, with one set of rules for one side the political spectrum and a different set of rules for the other. Sure, more compelling issues linger, but labeling individuals as a ‘Karen’ or ‘Kyle’ is one of so many indicators of how self-entitled and even demented members of the Left happen to be.

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Biden Policy Losses Mount | Schaftlein Report

Is the Biden Agenda Dead or can he triangulate toward the middle?

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Biden Policy Losses Mount | Schaftlein Report
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Topics:
1) The Biden Agenda Dead or can he triangulate toward the middle?
*We’ve seen nothing to indicate he will do this as he is beholden to his radical base and the leftists in the White House will NOT permit it
2) Policy Losses Mount
*Filibuster – Sen. Sinema say NO
*Vaccine Mandates – Supreme Court says NO
*Build Back Better – Sen. Manchin says NO
*Voting Rights – Divisive Speech looks like the bill has NO Republican support and will be Filibustered – Sen. Schumer sets vote this week.
*Inflation Running Hot – Replace Yellin? – He’s lost the people
*Covid – Little Progress
*No more $300Children Payments (for now)
*No Climate Bills (for now)
*Border – Still wide open
3) In Virginia, the new Governor Glen Youngkin abolishes Critical Race Theory and removes Vaccine Mandates
4) From the Lunatic Democratic Left: 59% of Unvaxxed should be confined to home, 45% placed in Designated Facilities and 48% fined or incarcerated
5) In January 2021, more people identified at Democratic or leaning Democratic by 49-40% – Now, those numbers have flipped 14 points to 42 Democrat and 47 Republican, +9 to -5

https://rumble.com/embed/vq5rym/?pub=4 Biden Policy Losses Mount | Schaftlein Report —————— Topics: 1) The Biden Agenda Dead or can he triangulate toward the middle? *We’ve seen nothing to indicate he will do this as he is beholden to his radical base and the leftists in the White House will NOT permit it 2) Policy Losses Mount *Filibuster – Sen. Sinema say NO *Vaccine Mandates – Supreme Court says NO *Build Back Better – Sen. Manchin says NO *Voting Rights – Divisive Speech looks like the bill has NO Republican support and will be Filibustered – Sen. Schumer sets vote this week. *Inflation Running Hot – Replace Yellin? – He’s lost the people *Covid – Little Progress *No more $300Children Payments (for now) *No Climate Bills (for now) *Border – Still wide open 3) In Virginia, the new Governor Glen Youngkin abolishes Critical Race Theory and removes Vaccine Mandates 4) From the Lunatic Democratic Left: 59% of Unvaxxed should be confined to home, 45% placed in Designated Facilities and 48% fined or incarcerated 5) In January 2021, more people identified at Democratic or leaning Democratic by 49-40% – Now, those numbers have flipped 14 points to 42 Democrat and 47 Republican, +9 to -5

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The Globalist’s Fanatical Quest for a One-world Government 

Every activity of the Left is designed to diminish the strength, status, and sovereignty of the U.S.

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What has happened in the United States in the last 14 months? It doesn’t even seem like our own nation any more. People who riot in the streets are described by the lamestream media as ‘peaceful protesters.’ District Attorneys let hardened criminals out of jail. Grammar schools indoctrinate in our children, teaching them to hate America. 

Who Is Running the Asylum?

Governors mandate restrictions of their citizens, while flagrantly breaking their own rules. The Biden administration, run by who knows who, actively undermines the “1776 Project” — which was designed to offer a balanced perspective on American history.  Instead Biden and company support the misdirected “1619 Project,” launched by New York Times, which claims that the real founding of the U.S. started when slaves were first shipped across the Atlantic.

We have witnessed thousands of strange assertions, end runs around the law, and media flights of complete fantasy. The creepy, illegal, unpatriotic, absurd positions of the Left are unfolding at an increasing pace. Whether it’s defacing property, ruining women’s sport by allowing biological males to compete, desecrating church symbols, renaming schools, defaming Dr. Seuss, or re-assigning the sex of a plastic toy potato, the Left know no bounds. 

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Those in a position to call them out, our elected representatives, as well as opinion makers, too often say little or nothing. 

Marching to Madness

Is there a common denominator to all of the heartless and heart-sickening behaviors that we’ve witnessed for months on end now, and realistically, on a lesser level, for years? Actually, the answer is yes

Every activity of the Left, from tiny to gargantuan, in one form or another, is designed to diminish the strength, status, and sovereignty of the U.S. Whether it’s seeking to overrun the country with illegal immigrants, pack the Supreme Court, smear Supreme Court nominees, besmirch local officials, cancel the careers of people who’ve made one errant statement even if it was 30 years ago, and so on, all such activities have a common denominator. 

The common denominator is to vanquish the opposition thoroughly, vanquish the U.S. Constitution, ignore due process, overturn the right of habeas corpus, obliterate ‘one person one vote,’ and much more, so that as a nation we are left in tatters. 

“We Know Best”

If the U.S. declines in stature and power, the global elite believe that they move closer and closer to their goal of having a ‘one world government.’ Headed by global elites – Leftist multi-million dollar career politicians and Leftist billionaires, who pull the strings around the world – such a government supposedly will produce the utopian society that Left fervently desires. 

Utopias don’t exist, however, could not work if they did, and would end up enslaving their citizens. Read Utopia by Sir Thomas More, Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes, The Republic by Plato, or any other treatise on supposedly ideal societies. You will quickly understand that the elite invariably will regard the citizenry with disdain, nothing more than serfs – worker drones – who are to act according to how they are manipulated and who will do exactly what they are told.

By any measure, the global elite’s decades-long quest for a one-world government is exceedingly far from Americans ideals. Indeed, it so distant from what our Constitution guarantees, and so far from the spirit of the Declaration of Independence, that it is beyond chilling.

A Sordid Vision

If America falls, the whole world falls, except for the Chinese Communists. They will control at least half of the globe, and their form of government is going to be worse than what the global elites have in mind. The Chinese are already experimenting with creating biologically enhanced ‘super soldiers’, more powerful than the average soldier. 

They already have imprisoned thousands if not hundreds of thousands of people in slave labor camps. They already have surveillance cameras in their larger cities to a degree that you cannot imagine. In time, it might be shown that they intentionally released the Wuhan virus on the world. Who can say right now?

The global elites, as well as the Chinese Communists, must be contained and, in time, stopped. It will be a monumental task, but we stopped Hitler and Mussolini, we overcame the monolithic Soviet Union, and we can prevail now as well. It will require Gen Xers and Millennials to break away from the Left’s cultural stranglehold. And as they do, they will find that least 75 million Trump voters will be on their side.

What has happened in the United States in the last 14 months? It doesn’t even seem like our own nation any more. People who riot in the streets are described by the lamestream media as ‘peaceful protesters.’ District Attorneys let hardened criminals out of jail. Grammar schools indoctrinate in our children, teaching them to hate America.  Who Is Running the Asylum? Governors mandate restrictions of their citizens, while flagrantly breaking their own rules. The Biden administration, run by who knows who, actively undermines the “1776 Project” — which was designed to offer a balanced perspective on American history.  Instead Biden and company support the misdirected “1619 Project,” launched by New York Times, which claims that the real founding of the U.S. started when slaves were first shipped across the Atlantic. We have witnessed thousands of strange assertions, end runs around the law, and media flights of complete fantasy. The creepy, illegal, unpatriotic, absurd positions of the Left are unfolding at an increasing pace. Whether it’s defacing property, ruining women’s sport by allowing biological males to compete, desecrating church symbols, renaming schools, defaming Dr. Seuss, or re-assigning the sex of a plastic toy potato, the Left know no bounds.  Those in a position to call them out, our elected representatives, as well as opinion makers, too often say little or nothing.  Marching to Madness Is there a common denominator to all of the heartless and heart-sickening behaviors that we’ve witnessed for months on end now, and realistically, on a lesser level, for years? Actually, the answer is yes Every activity of the Left, from tiny to gargantuan, in one form or another, is designed to diminish the strength, status, and sovereignty of the U.S. Whether it’s seeking to overrun the country with illegal immigrants, pack the Supreme Court, smear Supreme Court…

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