Diversity of thought has been and always will be the most important form of diversity. I was raised in an area full of immigrants from India, China, Bosnia, and Somalia. People are people to me. But that’s somehow considered “racist” to some who wish to categorize us all and re-segregate.
Continuing to divide by gender, sexual preference, and pizza topping choices just makes things worse. (Pineapple belongs on my pizza!) Never in all my life did I imagine we would be circling back to the issues my grandparents took on. Never did I think we would regress so far as to purposely ruin the livelihoods of good people just for the sake of politics and ill-informed public pressure.
Cancel culture is the equivalent of tarring and feathering someone in a public square. It is modern day witch hunting that does not give those accused the fair trial that everyone is entitled to in this country.
There is a reason I don’t support the far-left OR the far-right. They’re flip sides of the same coin. My husband said it best, “It’s as if the democrats and republicans are having a race to see who can get to fascism first.”
It is not white against black, man against woman, gay against straight. It always has and always will be the elites against the rest of us, and until we stop dividing ourselves and fighting we will continue to be conquered.
My latest piece is in defense of Colleen Oefelein. She is a white Christian literary agent who was fired for simply branching away from Big Tech social media. I guess her employer didn’t care that she’s also a disabled air force veteran who does volunteer work with kindergartners. They just wanted their politics to “look good” on Twitter; a social media platform that allows child pornography, but doesn’t like “conservatives” because goddess forbid, they too should have rights.
Read on if you care: