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Was ABC Justified in Cancelling Roseanne’s Show? Yes and No

I submit to you that the public face of Disney/ABC’s decision is not all there is too it.

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(The Olive) I want to be clear from the outset here so there are NO misunderstandings. Roseanne’s tweet concerning Valerie Jarrett was way out of line and I condemn it without reservation. That does not mean I condemn Roseanne personally – I do not and I will not.

I won’t pretend to know why Roseanne said what she did, nor will I pontificate on the possible reasons why. Here is what I do know; that those on the left will never admit – if I (and anyone else) were to condemn Roseanne for one utterly foolish comment, (or deed) then applying the same standard, I would by necessity have to condemn myself as well, many times over.

Because of one insulting, derogatory, and stupid tweet, ABC cancelled Roseanne’s show. Was ABC justified in doing this? Yes and no. ABC has every right to cancel any show they want to on their network, it’s that simple – but what was the reasoning behind the decision? I submit to you that the public face of Disney/ABC’s decision is not all there is too it.

Here is a sample of said “reasoning”:

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(Robert Iger’s Twitter, Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company)

From Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment: “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.”

There was only one thing to do here, and that was the right thing. (source)

So Roseanne’s comments were inconsistent with Disney/ABC standards, and axing Roseanne was the right thing to do. Really? This writer is not buying what ABC is selling. In fact, I’m going to say that ABC is full of it. Disney/ABC is inconsistent in their decisions and they play favoritism in a huge way.

Here are some responses on Twitter that prove my point:

 


As you can see, there are a lot of people who do not agree with ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne. Granted, Roseanne’s tweet comparing Valerie Jarrett to an ape etc. is indefensible. At the same time, is it ok for Jimmy Kimmel to insult the First Lady for her accent while reading to children? How about Kimmel’s old routine where he asked women to grab his crotch and put their mouth on it? This is the kind of “talent” ABC hires.

Roseanne has to go, but Joy Behar of The View can insult Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States for his Christian views saying Pence’s views are a “mental illness.” There is often a double standard on The View, but apparently that is fine with ABC – that is not a surprise since ABC and it’s parent company Disney are solidly left-wing.

Then there is this absolutely disgusting foul-mouthed degenerate; one Keith Olbermann, who is employed by ESPN – also owned by Disney. Remember Roseanne was summarily tossed out the door for comparing Valerie Jarrett to an ape, butOlbermann’s multiple foul-mouthed tweets aimed at President Trump are apparently ok with Disney as ESPN just hired Olbermann again! But it’s ok because Olbermann is a liberal.

One more example of left-wing bias – Samantha Bee, ever hear of her? Samantha has a cable network show on TBS. Recently, sweet as honey Samantha referred to Ivanka Trump using the C word for female anatomy. NO woman should EVER be called by that name. Needless to say, Samantha Bee still has her show. Why is Samantha allowed to get away with this? Ari Fleischer has the perfect answer:

Ari Fleischer, the White House press secretary under President George W. Bush, wrote on Twitter, “There’s no uprising against Bee. Why? Because she is liberal.” (source)

While everyone is crying racism over Roseanne’s tweet, there is this observation from Twitter I thought was spot on:

I personally find the View with behar and sadly Whoopie (cause I still love her as an actress) spew more hate. Their words carry more racist undertones than any other show on abc [sic] (source)

Yeah, but you have to understand! If you are in the left’s bailiwick, then anything you say goes, or if you are actually called out on it, you need only give an insincere apology and it’s all good. If however you are conservative, you are strung up by your toes, eviscerated at length, and hung out to dry with an industrial sized air dryer pointed at you.

Or, one could simply say there is rampant favoritism and colossal political correctness.

Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment said, “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values.”

Is that a fact? Let’s look at the so-called values of Disney/ABC:

The Christian concert Night of Joy was cancelled by Disney after being an annual event for over 30 years. Reason why? In the interest of “continually changing our offerings.”

Disney remade one of it’s classics made for children with a scene in it that was not only homosexual, but featured the beast as a depiction of Baphomet. For those that do not know, Baphomet is a representation of Satan.

In 2015, Disney the parent company of ABC decided to develop a sitcom based on a homosexual activist/X-rated gay sex columnist – despite high pressure not to do so.

Recently I wrote about the Disney Channel featuring a hit show called Andi Mackthis popular show geared towards kids/teens features an openly gay character exploring his homosexuality.

Again, I’m not defending Roseanne’s tweet, but at the same time ABC’s decision on her show seems to this writer to be two-faced and over the top.

Roseanne is essentially fired by ABC for an insulting tweet, while others at ABC can be just as insulting if not more so, vulgar, nasty, and racist, and nothing happens to them – why? because they are liberals with liberal privilege.

Other Hollywood self-righteous clowns are busy trashing Rosanne while being guilty of their own not-so-clean views and comments.

Disney/ABC condemns Roseanne while tolerating all kinds of poor behavior and vicious comments from its staff. As well, Disney is indoctrinating children to believe that homosexuality is perfectly normal and ok – well, it’s not.

Disney/ABC as well as others trashing Roseanne should take a good honest long look in the mirror – they may not like what they see.

 

 

 

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TX School Administrator Suggests Teaching ‘Opposing Viewpoints’ to The Holocaust

State level authorities were quick to shut that theory down.

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There is apparently some sever confusion in the Lone Star State regarding the nature of a new law regarding public school curriculums, and it has many around the nation alarmed.

The idea of school as a place to open your mind and absurd a variety of different viewpoints is nothing new.  In fact, it isn’t hard to argue that this is perhaps exactly what the public education system should be doing.

But there are some viewpoints out there that do not meet the standard of our civilized society, and one school administrator in Texas appears to believe that the new law requires these heinous conspiracy theories to become part of the classroom.

A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake advised teachers last week that if they have a book about the Holocaust in their classroom, they should also offer students access to a book from an “opposing” perspective, according to an audio recording obtained by NBC News.

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Gina Peddy, the Carroll school district’s executive director of curriculum and instruction, made the comment Friday afternoon during a training session on which books teachers can have in classroom libraries. The training came four days after the Carroll school board, responding to a parent’s complaint, voted to reprimand a fourth grade teacher who had kept an anti-racism book in her classroom.

A Carroll staff member secretly recorded the Friday training and shared the audio with NBC News.

“Just try to remember the concepts of [House Bill] 3979,” Peddy said in the recording, referring to a new Texas law that requires teachers to present multiple perspectives when discussing “widely debated and currently controversial” issues. “And make sure that if you have a book on the Holocaust,” Peddy continued, “that you have one that has an opposing, that has other perspectives.”

State officials were quick to point out that this is not what the new law suggests.

Clay Robison, a spokesman for the Texas State Teachers Association, a union representing educators, said there’s nothing in the new Texas law explicitly dealing with classroom libraries. Robison said the book guidelines at Carroll, a suburban school district near Fort Worth, are an “overreaction” and a “misinterpretation” of the law. Three other Texas education policy experts agreed.

“We find it reprehensible for an educator to require a Holocaust denier to get equal treatment with the facts of history,” Robison said. “That’s absurd. It’s worse than absurd. And this law does not require it.”

Some lawmakers responded as well.

State Sen. Bryan Hughes, an East Texas Republican who wrote Senate Bill 3, denied that the law requires teachers to provide opposing views on what he called matters of “good and evil” or to get rid of books that offer only one perspective on the Holocaust.

“That’s not what the bill says,” Hughes said in an interview Wednesday when asked about the Carroll book guidelines. “I’m glad we can have this discussion to help elucidate what the bill says, because that’s not what the bill says.”

Denial of The Holocaust, (or the severity of it), has long been seen as a hallmark of white supremacists, and is considered a form of antisemitism.

There is apparently some sever confusion in the Lone Star State regarding the nature of a new law regarding public school curriculums, and it has many around the nation alarmed. The idea of school as a place to open your mind and absurd a variety of different viewpoints is nothing new.  In fact, it isn’t hard to argue that this is perhaps exactly what the public education system should be doing. But there are some viewpoints out there that do not meet the standard of our civilized society, and one school administrator in Texas appears to believe that the new law requires these heinous conspiracy theories to become part of the classroom. A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake advised teachers last week that if they have a book about the Holocaust in their classroom, they should also offer students access to a book from an “opposing” perspective, according to an audio recording obtained by NBC News. Gina Peddy, the Carroll school district’s executive director of curriculum and instruction, made the comment Friday afternoon during a training session on which books teachers can have in classroom libraries. The training came four days after the Carroll school board, responding to a parent’s complaint, voted to reprimand a fourth grade teacher who had kept an anti-racism book in her classroom. A Carroll staff member secretly recorded the Friday training and shared the audio with NBC News. “Just try to remember the concepts of [House Bill] 3979,” Peddy said in the recording, referring to a new Texas law that requires teachers to present multiple perspectives when discussing “widely debated and currently controversial” issues. “And make sure that if you have a book on the Holocaust,” Peddy continued, “that you have one that has an opposing, that has other perspectives.” State…

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Laundrie Lawyer Goes on the Offensive After TV Host Implicates Parents

Someone’s getting testy…

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The story of Gabby Petito’s death has captured the attention of the nation in recent weeks, largely due to the strange circumstances surrounding her disappearance, her fiancé’s unwillingness to cooperate with police, his parents’ bizarre behavior, and then, of course the fact that he went missing just hours before Petito’s body was found.

None of these things have screamed innocence in the eyes of the Americans who’ve been following along at home, and Laundrie’s disappearance has allowed speculation to run rampant.

This is true not only for the Joe Anybody, but for television detectives as well, and this hasn’t sat well with a lawyer for the Laundrie family.

Brian Laundrie’s attorney Steve Bertolino tore into “America’s Most Wanted” creator John Walsh Thursday, the morning after the longtime TV host aired an ID channel special on the unsolved homicide of the Florida man’s former fiancée, Gabby Petito.

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“Gabby Petito: ID Special Report” delved into the details surrounding the 22-year-old Petito’s slaying and Laundrie’s status as a fugitive on a federal bank fraud warrant.

Walsh has long suggested that Brian may have made a run for the border, or be hiding out on the Appalachian Trail – a place that he was once familiar with.

This is where Bertolino got testy.

“I absolutely believe that his family is helping him stay on the run,” said Walsh, who also hosts “In Pursuit with John Walsh” on ID.

Bertolino snapped back at such speculation.

“Dusty relics like that Dog and John Walsh need a tragic situation like this so they can clear the cobwebs off their names and give their publicity-hungry egos some food,” Bertolino told Fox News Digital, also taking aim at Duane “Dog” Chapman, the reality TV star and real-life bounty hunter who entered the search for Laundrie late last month.

Police have returned to the vast wilderness of the Carlton Reserve in their search for Laundrie, this time bringing K-9 units trained to detect human decomposition.

 

 

The story of Gabby Petito’s death has captured the attention of the nation in recent weeks, largely due to the strange circumstances surrounding her disappearance, her fiancé’s unwillingness to cooperate with police, his parents’ bizarre behavior, and then, of course the fact that he went missing just hours before Petito’s body was found. None of these things have screamed innocence in the eyes of the Americans who’ve been following along at home, and Laundrie’s disappearance has allowed speculation to run rampant. This is true not only for the Joe Anybody, but for television detectives as well, and this hasn’t sat well with a lawyer for the Laundrie family. Brian Laundrie’s attorney Steve Bertolino tore into “America’s Most Wanted” creator John Walsh Thursday, the morning after the longtime TV host aired an ID channel special on the unsolved homicide of the Florida man’s former fiancée, Gabby Petito. “Gabby Petito: ID Special Report” delved into the details surrounding the 22-year-old Petito’s slaying and Laundrie’s status as a fugitive on a federal bank fraud warrant. Walsh has long suggested that Brian may have made a run for the border, or be hiding out on the Appalachian Trail – a place that he was once familiar with. This is where Bertolino got testy. “I absolutely believe that his family is helping him stay on the run,” said Walsh, who also hosts “In Pursuit with John Walsh” on ID. Bertolino snapped back at such speculation. “Dusty relics like that Dog and John Walsh need a tragic situation like this so they can clear the cobwebs off their names and give their publicity-hungry egos some food,” Bertolino told Fox News Digital, also taking aim at Duane “Dog” Chapman, the reality TV star and real-life bounty hunter who entered the search for Laundrie late last month. Police…

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