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Go Woke, Go Broke: Coca-Cola Abruptly Pulls Back on Extreme Left-Wing Social Agenda

Coca-Cola has suddenly put a halt to the hardcore, left-wing social agenda it was planning to implement company wide.

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Coca-Cola has suddenly put a halt to the hardcore, left-wing social agenda it was planning to implement company wide. Looks like Woke-a0Cola has realized that going woke is not the best business plan.

Perhaps proving the saying, “go woke, go broke,” Coke has canned its initial plans to push a heavy, left-wing social agenda with its products and company culture. The pause on the social agenda came right after Coke’s former general counsel Bradley Gayton, abruptly resigned last month after less than a year at his job.

There are some internal sources that say some worried that Gayton’s social media agenda would violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which maintains that employers can’t treat people differently based on their race.

Coke executives are now reassessing the social justice plans.

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“When there is a leadership change, it takes time for the new leader to review the current status of the team, organization and initiatives,” said Coke spokesman Scott Leith. “Monica is fully committed to the notions of equity and diversity in the legal profession, and we fully expect she will take the time necessary to thoughtfully review any plans going forward.”

One of Gayton’s eyebrow-raising ideas was to have Coke penalize or even cut ties with law firms that don’t meet his diversity ideals. Gayton’s plan would have forced law firms that wanted to do Business with Coke to have at least 30 percent of its lawyers be black.

“The hard truth is that our profession is not treating the issue of diversity and inclusion as a business imperative,” Gayton exclaimed in January. “We have a crisis on our hands and we need to commit ourselves to specific actions that will accelerate the diversity of the legal profession.”

Gayton’s plan, though raised concerns that Coke’s actions were actually illegal.

In light of Gayton’s resignation, Coke announced that it is “taking a pause for now” on his announced social plans.

The /New York Post added:

It’s hardly Coke’s first stab at being woke.

In February, employees were urged to be “less white” as part of the company’s alleged diversity training. The “Confronting Racism” course in question was offered by LinkedIn Education and allegedly utilized by the soft-drink titan.
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“In the U.S. and other Western nations, white people are socialized to feel that they are inherently superior because they are white,” reads one of the slides, allegedly sent from an “internal whistleblower” and posted on Twitter by YouTube commentator Karlyn Borysenko.

Another slide suggests “try to be less white” with tips including “be less oppressive,” “listen,” “believe” and “break with white solidarity.” The tweet that shared images of the course went viral.

Perhaps Coke is finally starting to “get” that going woke isn’t the best plan after all.

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U.S. Gymnast McKayla Maroney Accuses the FBI of protecting a Pedophile in Dr. Nassar Sex Abuse Case

McKayla Maroney went on the attack as she testified about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

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Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney went on the attack Wednesday as she testified about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney had harsh words for the fumbling, complicit FBI, accusing them of falsifying documents and protecting a pedophile with their failed investigation.

Appearing with fellow gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and Maggie Nichols before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Maroney took aim at the FBI’s inability to get to the truth and walking away allowing Dr. Nassar to continue sexually abusing hundreds of young athletes.
In her testimony (See full statement), McKayla Maroney said that she was shocked to discover that the FBI failed to fully investigate so many of the claims of sexual abuse. And she was aghast to learn that the FBI agents that did attend to her accusations made up “entirely false claims” about what she told them.

“After reading the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) report, I was shocked and deeply disappointed at this narrative they chose to fabricate. They chose to lie about what I said and protect a serial child molester rather than protect not only me, but countless others,” Maroney told the senators before her.

Maroney went on to say that she described the abuse she suffered in minute detail, but when she was done, she felt the FBI investigators acted as if her experience was not that bad, and she felt they dismissed her testimony with a gruff “is that all?”

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“Those words in itself was one of the worst moments of this entire process for me. To have my abuse be minimized and disregarded by the people who were supposed to protect me, just to feel like my abuse was not enough”

Worse, Maroney said she found out that the FBI agents didn’t even bother to write down her statement for a year and a half, and when they finally get around to doing so, they just made it all up and did not report what she actually said.

“What is the point of reporting abuse if our own FBI agents are going to take it upon themselves to bury that report in a drawer,” she added. “They had legal, legitimate evidence of child abuse and did nothing.”

“Let’s be honest,” Maroney said accusingly, “by not taking immediate action from my report, they allowed a child molester to go free for more than a year, and this inaction directly allowed Nassar’s abuse to continue.

The FBI eventually fired Indianapolis field office supervisory special agent Michael Langeman who the agency finally determined had utterly mishandled the investigation into the sex abuse allegations. More recently, in July Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz that blasted Indianapolis agency chief W. Jay Abbott for his failure to respond to the allegations “with the urgency that the allegations required.”

More than 70 young gymnasts in ages ranging from 12 to 19 continued to suffer sexual abuse after the FBI’s failed investigation into the allegations.

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Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney went on the attack Wednesday as she testified about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney had harsh words for the fumbling, complicit FBI, accusing them of falsifying documents and protecting a pedophile with their failed investigation. Appearing with fellow gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and Maggie Nichols before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Maroney took aim at the FBI’s inability to get to the truth and walking away allowing Dr. Nassar to continue sexually abusing hundreds of young athletes. In her testimony (See full statement), McKayla Maroney said that she was shocked to discover that the FBI failed to fully investigate so many of the claims of sexual abuse. And she was aghast to learn that the FBI agents that did attend to her accusations made up “entirely false claims” about what she told them. “After reading the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) report, I was shocked and deeply disappointed at this narrative they chose to fabricate. They chose to lie about what I said and protect a serial child molester rather than protect not only me, but countless others,” Maroney told the senators before her. Maroney went on to say that she described the abuse she suffered in minute detail, but when she was done, she felt the FBI investigators acted as if her experience was not that bad, and she felt they dismissed her testimony with a gruff “is that all?” “Those words in itself was one of the worst moments of this entire process for me. To have my abuse be minimized and disregarded by the people who were supposed to protect me, just to feel like my abuse was not enough” Worse, Maroney said she found out that the FBI…

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Airline Kicks Family Off Flight After Toddler Removes Mask During Asthma Attack

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At times, it is easy to see why some of us are losing faith in humanity as a whole.

Somewhere in the mix, we’ve all turned cold and calculated.  Mathematically prepared for litigation at all times.  We’re robotic in our understanding of the rules and consequences, but all the while shunning common sense and the idea that decency often depends on extenuating circumstances.

Such was the case this week on an American Airlines flight.

A mother and her 2-year-old son were forced to deplane an American Airlines flight on Monday after the child would not keep a mask on.

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Amanda Pendarvis posted to her Instagram story that she, her young son and her mother were removed from the flight. Pendarvis said her son was having an asthma attack at the time.

Flight 1284 returned to its gate at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport before departing for Colorado after the party refused to “comply with crew member instructions to remain seated while on an active taxiway and to wear face coverings securely over their nose and mouth,” American Airlines said in a statement to FOX Business.

The company attempted to shift the blame in a statement.

The airline said crew members were never made aware that the child was having an asthma attack or issues breathing. Additionally, the passengers were not addressed for failure to comply with face-covering requirements at any point while administering treatment, according to the carrier.

The move comes amid a heated national debate on COVID-19 precautions, and among a populace who is growing ever more irate with the idea of remaining masked indefinitely.

 

At times, it is easy to see why some of us are losing faith in humanity as a whole. Somewhere in the mix, we’ve all turned cold and calculated.  Mathematically prepared for litigation at all times.  We’re robotic in our understanding of the rules and consequences, but all the while shunning common sense and the idea that decency often depends on extenuating circumstances. Such was the case this week on an American Airlines flight. A mother and her 2-year-old son were forced to deplane an American Airlines flight on Monday after the child would not keep a mask on. Amanda Pendarvis posted to her Instagram story that she, her young son and her mother were removed from the flight. Pendarvis said her son was having an asthma attack at the time. Flight 1284 returned to its gate at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport before departing for Colorado after the party refused to “comply with crew member instructions to remain seated while on an active taxiway and to wear face coverings securely over their nose and mouth,” American Airlines said in a statement to FOX Business. The company attempted to shift the blame in a statement. The airline said crew members were never made aware that the child was having an asthma attack or issues breathing. Additionally, the passengers were not addressed for failure to comply with face-covering requirements at any point while administering treatment, according to the carrier. The move comes amid a heated national debate on COVID-19 precautions, and among a populace who is growing ever more irate with the idea of remaining masked indefinitely.  

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