By Tammy Bruce
Stop the Left from Policing Your Mind
Our freedom to talk our minds is lower than assault. just like the proposal Police of George Orwell's 1984, robust specific curiosity teams at the Left are mounting a withering attack on our rights within the identify of "social equality." Liberty has been grew to become on its ear because the rights of the few limit the liberty of all people. In The New notion Police, writer Tammy Bruce, a self-described lesbian feminist activist, cuts in the course of the deluge of politically right speech and suggestion codes to show the harmful upward push of Left-wing McCarthyism. Provocative and persuasive, this e-book is a clarion name to an individual attracted to maintaining liberty.
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The point was to help people understand that the immediate gratification of wants, passions, and impulses, at the expense of obligation, compassion, and morality, was not ultimately satisfying or successful. While my approach made enemies of those who resist traditional values, it has been deeply appreciated by millions of Americans who still believe in the importance of family, patriotism, commitment, and sacrifice. These people found in me the support they needed to follow their moral intuition about right and wrong.
This is not a man who doesn’t trust himself. He is religious, thoughtful, and intelligent. He’s a regular guy, with a wife and two kids, who cares about doing the right thing. He’s not someone who’s going to ask for sex in exchange for a pay raise. But he knows how much he has to lose. I trust that you, especially if you’re a white male, can personally relate to Paul’s choice. I submit that this enforced silence, although more difficult to document than actions like the ones against Richard and Eden, is one of the most insidious effects of the new Thought Police.
Betty subsequently received calls from two other donors who had heard from the offended woman. They, too, felt the need to punish Betty for her beliefs by withdrawing their support. Of course, in the end, it’s the animals that were punished, but that didn’t occur to those bullies. Betty confided to me that she had always felt guilty about not talking about her church work. She wanted to feel proud, but a part of her just didn’t feel safe. Unfortunately, her first foray into speaking her mind confirmed her worst fears.