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High School Principal Forced to Apologize for Using ‘Insensitive Language’ on Prom Tickets, Here’s What They Said

This is preposterous.

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We live in an unprecedented time of political correctness, a time when people are so deeply and easily offended that anything you might choose to say — and we do mean anything — could possibly be turned around on you and get you slapped with the label of “bigot” or “racist,” even if that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Just how far down the rabbit hole have we gone, Alice?

Far enough that a principal who wrote “party like it’s 1776” on prom tickets has been forced to apologize for his use of “insensitive language.”

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The tickets urged students to “party like it’s 1776” during the event at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

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But that prompted complaints from students who noted “not all communities can celebrate what life was like in 1776,” Principal Dennis Perry said in a letter to the community Friday.

“I am writing to apologize for the hurt feelings this reference caused for members of our school family,” wrote Perry.

“I especially apologize to our African American students, who I have let down by not initially recognizing the inappropriateness of this wording,” he added.

Perry stated that all students attending the event will receive commemorative tickets without the phrase inscribed on them.

How ridiculous is it that a country cannot celebrate it’s own founding because someone somewhere is offended by it? This sort of thing is preposterous on every conceivable level.

Look, we can all agree that slavery was a blight on our nation, a fact that many founders also believed to be true. However, they were limited in their options for being able to persuade people to dump the institution, so many went along with it — which was still wrong — laying the foundation for abolition that came later on.

However, that was 200 years ago. Look at how much better life is for people of all walks of life in America today. It’s time to move on, folks. Time to focus on the future and honor the good that happened in our past.

We must never forget the ugly reality of racism and slavery, but we should allow it to serve as a reminder of why we keep taking steps forward, rather than being a crybaby generation over the usage of a harmless phrase.

Source: Courier Post

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Disney Slaps ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Dumbo,’ Other Classic Films With New Content Warnings

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Disney has decided to continue walking down the “woke” path, attempting to stay relevant so they can milk the rest of humanity for all the dollars possible by tossing some disclaimers on a number of classic films warning that some scenes in the movies contain “negative depictions” and “mistreatment of people or cultures.” Good grief. If Disney didn’t own two-thirds of the world at this point, it would become obvious that making this choice to “go woke” would result in the company “going broke,” but since they do seem to have their hand in everything, nothing is going to come of them doing this. via Daily Wire: “These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now. Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together,” says the 12-second disclaimer, which cannot be skipped. The films include “Dumbo” from 1941, “Peter Pan” from 1953, “Swiss Family Robinson” from 1960, and “The Aristocats” from 1970. The disclaimer also directs viewers to a website titled “Stories Matter,” which says, “Because happily ever after doesn’t just happen.” “As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are in the process of reviewing our library and adding advisories to content that includes negative depictions or mistreatment of people or cultures,” the site says. “We can’t change the past, but we can acknowledge it, learn from it and move forward together to create a tomorrow that today can only dream of.” Disney went on to explain the reason for slapping the warnings on the content: Dumbo “The crows and musical number pay homage to racist minstrel shows, where white performers with blackened faces and tattered clothing imitated and ridiculed enslaved Africans on Southern plantations. The leader of the…

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Top Astrophysicist Says Asteroid Could Smash Into Earth Day Before Election

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So far in the year 2020 we’ve had a pandemic featuring an age discriminating virus, race riots, the government admitting UFOs are real, murder hornets, and the wackiest presidential race of all time. Surely there’s nothing else this year could throw at us, right? Wrong. Apparently, according to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, there’s a strong possiblity an asteroid is going to smash into the earth the day before the election. Who had asteroid on their 2020 Bingo card? via Fox News: An asteroid with a diameter the size of a refrigerator could strike the Earth the day before the November election, according to celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson — but it’s not large enough to do any serious damage. The famed astrophysicist said the space rock, known as 2018VP1, is hurtling towards Earth at a speed of 25,000 miles per hour and may clip the planet on Nov. 2. “It may buzz-cut Earth on Nov. 2, the day before the Presidential Election,” he wrote on Instagram. But he added that the flying object is nothing to lose sleep over since “it’s not big enough to cause harm.”⠀⠀⠀ NASA already identified the asteroid that is rocketing toward earth, but stated the chances of it actually hitting the earth are currently less than one percent. “It currently has a 0.41% chance of entering our planet’s atmosphere, but if it did, it would disintegrate due to its extremely small size,” the organization stated. While this rock may not hit earth, or even if it does, it might now do much in the way of damage, but I’ve seen enough scary movies to know that when stuff like this happens, strange occurrences follow. So, sure, you may not have to worry about the asteroid, but if it passes by our planet and you suddenly…

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