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Trampling The Constitution One Amendment At A Timeby MOTUS AD

   Trampling the Constitution because it isn’t ‘woke’ enough has turned into a daily workout for Progressives. I think it’s cute that they profess to believe in the principles of both the First and Second Amendment while spending a great deal of time and effort to violate and destroy them.
The assault on the Second Amendment has been so well documented and become so ingrained in the sheeple brain that little towns across America feel empowered to virtue signal their disdain by passing illegal legislative bans:

Deerfield residents with assault weapons may sell them, hand them over to police or move them out of the village within 60 days of the ordinance going into effect. There are exceptions for law enforcement officers and members of the military.

The ordinance imposes fines of $1000 a day for each item of contraband without a grandfathering clause or compensation plan for the loss of property; how is that not also a violation of the Fourth Amendment?

watertown-searchWe’ve come for your ‘assault’ rifles…with ‘assault’ rifles

When it comes to the First Amendment the Left is even more adamant that they are the Great Believers. But their idea of freedom of speech applies exclusively to the type of speech they find  to be both appropriate and inoffensive (to them). Hence we have the era of political correct speech, the “de-platforming” of conservative voices on campus and the firing of people like Brendan Eich at Mozilla and James Damore at Google who do not reflect the approved position on social issues. Consider the recent firing of Kevin Williamson, a token conservative voice, from The Atlantic after just one week on the job for his views on abortion, and the way he chose to express them. To be clear, in Progressive First Amendment World if you hold opinions or views contrary to the prevailing Progressive zeitgeist you WILL be silenced.
Ben Domenech explains in Firing Kevin Williamson Is Just the Beginning:

This story is a predictable continuation of the left’s ownership not just of media but indeed of all institutions. It is depressing. It is predictable. And it is where we are as a country now. It is not confined to the realm of ideas. Eich, Damore, Williamson and others are subject to blacklists and HR reports and firing in every arena of industry and culture. If you have wrongthink, you will not be allowed for long to make your living within any space the left has determined they own – first the academy, then the media, then corporate America, and now the public square. You will bake the cake, you will use the proper pronoun, and you will never say that what Planned Parenthood does is murder for hire, and should be punished as such under the law.

He also points out that the case for such censure was made by neo-Marxists from the Frankfort School such as Herbert Marcuse way back in the mid-20th century; and we all know that the Left never gives up, they just keep chipping away. The rationale is laid out here:

Marcuse argued that, because of the radical repressiveness of Western society, a tolerance for all viewpoints actually contributed to social oppression. A pervasive network of assumptions and biases implicitly privileges the viewpoint of the powerful, so that seemingly “equal” presentations of opposite opinions actually end up benefiting the viewpoint of the powerful… Because of social programming, the inhabitants of a given society automatically favor certain values. The ideological playing field’s lack of levelness means that seemingly equal presentations of ideas are not really equal.

the-myth-of-cultural-marxismIt’s also known as ‘Cultural Marxism’

In the light of this situation, Marcuse made a rather cunning inversion (one that has been aped countless times since by cultural organs across the United States): The fact that society is so radically unequal means that we should be intolerant and repressive in the name of tolerance and liberty. He rejected what he termed “indiscriminate tolerance” — a tolerance that accepts all viewpoints — in favor of “liberating tolerance” or “discriminating tolerance.” Unlike many of his disciples, Marcuse was frank about what this intolerance would mean: “Liberating tolerance, then, would mean intolerance against movements from the Right and toleration of movements from the Left.

So now you know where this whole idea of “privilege” – white, male, CIS, Christian, etc. – comes from: the Frankfort School of Cultural Marxism.  And if the Left gets its way your privileged intolerance will no longer be tolerated. Got it?
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