I have never used the N-word. Not before it was taboo and certainly not after it was. Having said that, I am a huge supporter of the First Amendment and I do not believe in censoring free speech. A private entity can do that if they wish, but you still have the right to say what you want. You also have the right to face the consequences for saying it. But you should never have to pay the consequences of someone else saying things that others find offensive… even if it is a family member.
NASCAR Xfinity driver Conor Daly is living a nightmare right now. He lost one of his sponsors because his father uttered a racial slur back in the 1980s. Conor wasn’t even born yet, so why should he be punished? Even if he was born, he was not the transgressor here, his father was. Conor’s father Derek Daly was a racecar driver in the 80s but that still does not call for the son paying for the so-called sins of the father.
Lilly Diabetes issued a statement on Friday stating that they were pulling their sponsorship of Conor’s No. 6 car in the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America, citing the racially insensitive remark made by his father Derek Daly that surfaced this week. He used the N-word decades ago and now his son is being punished for it. That’s outrageously absurd and Orwellian in the extreme.
The company said in a statement that its sponsorship was intended to raise awareness for treatment options and resources for people living with diabetes. What does that have to do with Conor’s father or what he said all those years ago? “Unfortunately, the comments that surfaced this week by Derek Daly distract from this focus, so we have made the decision that Lilly Diabetes will no longer run the No. 6 at Road America this weekend,” Lilly said. That is ridiculous and Lilly deserves to be shunned for this. This is political correctness gone mad.
Conor, who is an IndyCar driver, made his NASCAR debut at the rural Wisconsin road course with Roush Fenway Racing. “The last (24 hours) have been quite an unnecessarily difficult ride for my family. There is A LOT I want to say… but I’m still here and still racing,” Conor wrote on Twitter Friday night. Good for him. At least he’s not letting the PC bullies deter him from racing.
Conor suddenly found himself the center of controversy this week when his father Derek and Indianapolis Colts radio voice Bob Lamey both admitted to using the N-word. He was forced into a crap storm over it.
Daly senior, who is a former Indy 500 and Formula One driver, was fired from his job as a WISH-TV racing analyst this week following the news that he had used the N-word in an interview 30 years ago. That’s just nuts. Now no one is ever forgiven for saying something stupid. Perhaps that should be applied to those that use derogatory terms against other races as well if you get my drift. All of this should just stop.
Lamey suddenly retired when his comments were made public. I’m not sure I blame him on that count. I’d be done with it too given the PC lynchmob mentality out there currently.
Daly senior admitted to the slur during an interview. He had just moved to the U.S. at the time and said the term had a different meaning and connotation in his native Ireland. Which it did and that means this should not be happening even more so. Derek said he was ‘mortified’ when he learned how the term was used in America and has never used it since then. But that wasn’t good enough for the PC police. Not even close… they wanted his scalp and got it.
Conor is now 26 years old and of course, was not even born when the comment was made by his father. “Finally, I want everyone to know I deeply regret and sincerely apologize for what I said more than three decades ago,” Daly senior said in his statement.
Lilly Diabetes is still sponsoring the RFR-owned cars of drivers Ty Majeski and Ryan Reed at Road America. “We remain committed to our mission of supporting people with diabetes,” Lilly said. Yep, but you are bullies. Lilly wanted publicity and this is how they got it. It’s shameful.
Conor thanked Roush Fenway and his Twitter followers for their support in the wake of the controversy. He also thanked his former sponsor. “Lilly Diabetes has been a big part of my career and I’m very thankful,” Conor wrote. That was kind and diplomatic of him but Lilly did not deserve that courtesy in my opinion. If there were real justice here, all drivers would refuse sponsorship from Lilly over this.
The last 24hrs have been quite an unnecessarily difficult ride for my family. There is A LOT I want to say… but I’m still here and still racing. I appreciate the support from @roushfenway and ALL of you. @LillyDiabetes has been a big part of my career and Im very thankful. #6
— Conor Daly (@ConorDaly22) August 24, 2018
Is this where we are now? That you can dig into someone’s family history and the current generation has to pay for the sins of those that went before them? Well then… we are all damned. Congratulations. Instead of living in a bully-free society, we now live in a society of nothing but bullies. Censorship is everywhere you go now and free speech is dying a gruesome death. This isn’t the America I grew up in, know or love. I don’t recognize her anymore and that is just sad beyond measure.
Kurt Russel SHOWED Overpaid Celebs To Shut Up About Trump – Hits Them Where It Hurts!
Since the second that Donald Trump was declared as our next president, liberals have not stopped complaining about the outcome, even after more than a year with him in the White House. The despicable display reached the height of annoyance during every ego-stroking awards ceremony since President Trump was elected. All have turned into a Trump-trashing session for pissed of celebrities to get far too much off their chest about our unapologetic leader.
However, not everyone in Hollywood shares the same opinion as the most outspoken offender, Meryl Streep, as Kurt Russell just showed her and all of Trump’s other famous foes that it’s time to shut up about our president.
If you haven’t heard much from Russell lately, it’s because he falls into the rare category of celebrities who isn’t crying over Hillary Clinton’s loss and doesn’t feel that he needs to make his political opinions known. He’s simply doing what he’s paid well to do and wishes others in the biz would too. Since they continue to throw tantrums and trash Trump on a public stage, Russell reached his breaking point and finally fired back hard.
Should President Trump shut the border down now with no more warnings about it or delay?
— Amanda Shea (@TheAmandaShea) November 26, 2018
“This is a business that’s heavily promulgated by people who have a politically liberal bent,” Russell began in his blistering beratement of these overpaid crybabies after what Streep said at the Golden Globes. “I don’t begrudge them that. I’m a libertarian; frankly, I think my liberalness goes far beyond theirs in a lot of ways,” he added, as reported by the American Lookout. “But yeah, we think differently, and maybe that’s cut me out of some things. I don’t care,” he said before dropping a brutal announcement on these Streep and her lemmings that left them burning.
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Explaining that they’re not empowered in this business by their disgraceful attitudes against our leaders, the badass actor said they better be prepared to put their money where their nasty mouths are since they could be out of work. “People know I get along great with all kinds of directors, all kinds of actors. And I tell you, you hire me, I will show up, 24/7, and I will give you 100%. I will help you fix whatever problems come up. You hire me, I’m your boy. It’s just, it’s all about the work. And when that’s done, I am done.”
Kurt has said recently that “the last thing I like to watch is entertainers or actors get political,” which he just proved by clearly pointing out that nobody cares what celebrities have to say about politics, and that their obnoxious behavior only shows how unemployable they are. They need to just stick to what they are overpaid to do and leave the rest to the adults in charge.
Real American Tom Selleck Has Had Enough Of Rosie Trashing Trump, Hits Her Where It Hurts
Rosie O’Donnell tends to stick her foot in her mouth every time she opens it. It’s as if her foot was metal, and her mouth is a magnet. I guess it’s better than having her head shove where the sun doesn’t shine. It’s no surprise that O’Donnell is as far left as they come. She has made many inflammatory remarks on subjects she really doesn’t have a clue about. You can only imagine what her morning routine must be like. Waking up, pissed off looking in the mirror and pointing at herself ” You can do it, Rosie, Republicans are the enemy, You’re a Goddess”. I’ve got news for Rosie, there isn’t a bone in my body that thinks you’re a Goddess.
Day after day, night after night Rosie takes to Twitter and attacks President Trump, as well as his 62 million supporters.
— ROSIE (@Rosie) December 3, 2017
— ROSIE (@Rosie) December 2, 2017
— ROSIE (@Rosie) December 3, 2017
I think it’s time Rosie is locked up in a mental hospital for a very long time because this woman is beyond couch time. No therapist can handle the insanity this woman spews. Rosie, along with 99% of Hollywood are all on the same brain wave, and it’s scary. It’s no surprise Kanye West had a mental breakdown. If I lived in Hollywood I would probably do the same.
The now-canceled “Rosie O’Donnell Show” on NBC allowed Rosie to tell the world just how biased, and hateful she was as a person. It’s no surprise that Rosie’s show was canceled. The saying goes that if you live in Hollywood you can’t be a Conservative or a Gun owner. I think Tom Selleck found that out the hard way. Selleck appeared on the show once to talk about his new movie that was about to hit the big screen. Instead of talking about the show, Rosie decided to corner, and interrogate Mr. Selleck for appearing in an NRA commercial.
Via Capitalist Magazine:
In left-leaning Hollywood, one could more safely come out of the closet and admit to child molestation than a support of the Second Amendment. For Selleck’s colossal sin of being in Hollywood and conservative, the “Queen of Nice” jumped on Selleck the way Jeffrey Dahmer attacks a Chateaubriand.
O’Donnell: “But you can’t say that guns don’t bear responsibility. … Why would the NRA be against assault rifles? This is a gun that can shoot five bullets in a second. This is the gun that those boys brought into the school. Why the NRA doesn’t say as a matter of compromise: ‘We agree. Assault weapons are not good.’”
Selleck: “I can’t speak for the NRA –”
O’Donnell: “But you’re their spokesperson, Tom. You have to be responsible for what they say.”
Selleck: “I’m not a spokesperson –”
O’Donnell: “… But you can’t say that ‘I will not take responsibility for anything the NRA represents’ if you’re saying that you’re gonna do an ad for the NRA.”
Selleck: “… You’re carefully skirting the issue. It’s an act of moral vanity, Rosie, to assume that someone who disagrees with your political agenda to solve our problems cares any less or is any less –”
O’Donnell: “I never said you cared less. Tom, I don’t think you care less. Nor do I think the men in the NRA cared less. … I simply said, why can there not be a compromise?”
Selleck: “There is a compromise. There’s a compromise in enforcing laws, there’s a compromise in not allowing kids with guns in schools. The problem is, and what you don’t seem to realize. … Look, we all hang out with people we agree with, and you have a very one-sided view of the fact, but what you don’t understand –”
O’Donnell: “As does the NRA, and the people you hang out within the NRA have a one-sided view, as well.”
Had O’Donnell allowed him to speak, Selleck might have mentioned that people use guns perhaps as often as 1 million times per year for defensive purposes, undoubtedly preventing large numbers of murders.
Selleck might have said that Scotland and Ireland, countries with tough gun laws, have higher murder rates than the United States. Or that Switzerland, with a per-capita gun ownership higher than ours, has a lower murder rate.
Or that studies show that a woman who resists her attacker with a gun stands a better chance of avoiding injury or death. Or that convicted felons, when polled, say they are less likely to attack an armed person or enter a house where a gun is present. Or that Rosie O’Donnell does commercials for K-Mart, where one can purchase a rifle.
A piece of work, emotional liberals. – Capitalist Magazine
The NRA has been attacked for years for standing up to the Federal Government and making sure our Second Amendment rights are protected. There is no greater cause by the left than the one to take our Gun Rights away. The progressives know that as long as we keep in bare arms they can not control our lives like they want. Over the last four decades they have slowly started to disarm us, but with the election of Donald J. Trump, their efforts have failed. President Trump spoke at the National NRA Convention in Dallas, Texas this week. It’s nice to see someone in high office standing up for the rights given to us by God.
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