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Chuck Pinkey

June 17, 2014

The liberals are ruining our country|

Has there ever been a time in American history where its political leaders and the mainstream media were so out of touch with the values of everyday Americans as they are now? Was there ever a time when the liberal left had such power? Coincidence?

From abortion rights protesters being revered as almost religious warriors to athletes “coming out of the closet” and receiving public presidential praise, those with traditional values and beliefs seem almost shunned.

Consider Christian QB Tim Tebow who takes a knee in the end zone, running back Adrian Peterson who has fathered at least five children out of wedlock, and openly gay defensive end Michael Sam, and guess which one the media deem “polarizing.”

The left preaches, "We should not judge the many by the actions of the few,” except in the case of gun owners, and then, the ridicule and shame they heap upon us is unlimited. Truth be known, it is their ill-conceived social programs and "anything goes" ideology that has led to the violence, not the American gun owner.

Consider for a moment the subtle changes in American history. Can our Founding Fathers be mentioned without references to slave-owning white men? Notice too, they are often called just “Founders” because “Founding Fathers” is sexist.

Liberals will cry and protest when a murderer meets his fate in a Texas execution, yet the media rarely mention the victim. Rock stars and actors can lead a life of depravity and die in a drug overdose, and they are idolized, but a cop or soldier dies unnoticed. Is it any wonder people are fed up?

To a liberal, freedom of speech is freedom of speech, as long as you agree with them. How often does the left boycott, petition or protest to have a TV program, radio show, or newspaper column censored or canceled because of differing views or opinions? The side of tolerance and diversity is anything but tolerant and diverse.

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