Political Correctness

By: mobal , 2:55 AM GMT on December 18, 2007

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The following is the 2007 winning entry from an annual contest at Texas A&M University calling for the most appropriate definition of a contemporary term.

This year's term: "Political Correctness.."

"Political Correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical,liberal minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."

Dont know if its really from A&M, probably not....I like it all the same....

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12. collinsfarm
7:17 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
I pondered the political correctness move for some time and then decided not to participate.
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11. mbailey
6:56 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
Critical thinking on any matter of import is now considered evil because of PC. Any vocalized thought aberrant from that of media consensus is condemned. Used to be that folks used common sense and a conscience to guide them through the straits of decisionmaking. Nowadays we need only turn on the TV to learn how we must conform. All this, promoted by those who profess to carry the standard for individual liberty and personal freedom. Conservative thinkers must also beware of guaging everything's and everyone's worth by their own comfortable parameters. Opression has many forms. Until we get past the political correctness movement and it's indoctrination of our society, we'll never be able to engage in real dialogue and find any true solutions to the other pressing issues of our time. Since when did "getting your feelings hurt" become a capital offense? We need to grow up.
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10. incogkneetoe
5:39 PM GMT on December 18, 2007

Have a great day

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9. Ivansrvivr
3:04 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
Political Correctness is the leftist fringe's way of attempting hushing those who are crushing them in the realm of IDEAS!
8. EmmyRose
2:59 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
delusional, illogical,liberal minority

Hey...I represent that remark. LOL

I got some really good Aggie jokes for ya.

HIYA MOBAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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7. Alleyoops
2:25 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
'Twas The (Politically Correct) Night Before Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas and Santa's a wreck...
How to live in a world that's politically correct?
His workers no longer would answer to "Elves".
"Vertically Challenged" they were calling themselves.
And labor conditions at the north pole
Were alleged by the union to stifle the soul.

Four reindeer had vanished, without much propriety,
Released to the wilds by the Humane Society.
And equal employment had made it quite clear
That Santa had better not use just reindeer.

So Dancer and Donner, Comet and Cupid,
Were replaced with 4 pigs, and you know that looked stupid!

The runners had been removed from his sleigh;
The ruts were termed dangerous by the E.P.A.
And people had started to call for the cops
When they heard sled noises on their roof-tops.

Second-hand smoke from his pipe had his workers quite frightened.
His fur trimmed red suit was called "Unenlightened."

And to show you the strangeness of life's ebbs and flows,
Rudolf was suing over unauthorized use of his nose
And had gone on Geraldo, in front of the nation,
Demanding millions in over-due compensation.

So, half of the reindeer were gone; and his wife,
Who suddenly said she'd enough of this life,
Joined a self-help group, packed, and left in a whiz,
Demanding from now on her title was Ms.

And as for the gifts, why, he'd ne'er had a notion
That making a choice could cause so much commotion.
Nothing of leather, nothing of fur,
Which meant nothing for him. And nothing for her.

Nothing that might be construed to pollute.
Nothing to aim. Nothing to shoot.
Nothing that clamored or made lots of noise.
Nothing for just girls. Or just for the boys.

Nothing that claimed to be gender specific.
Nothing that's warlike or non-pacific.

No candy or sweets...they were bad for the tooth.
Nothing that seemed to embellish a truth.
And fairy tales, while not yet forbidden,
Were like Ken and Barbie, better off hidden.

For they raised the hackles of those psychological
Who claimed the only good gift was one ecological.

No baseball, no football...someone could get hurt;
Besides, playing sports exposed kids to dirt.
Dolls were said to be sexist, and should be passe;
And Nintendo would rot your entire brain away.

So Santa just stood there, disheveled, perplexed;
He just could not figure out what to do next.

He tried to be merry, tried to be gay,
you've got to be careful with that word today.
His sack was quite empty, limp to the ground;
Nothing fully acceptable was to be found.

Something special was needed, a gift that he might
Give to all without angering the left or the right.
A gift that would satisfy, with no indecision,
Each group of people, every religion;

Every ethnicity, every hue,
Everyone, everywhere...even you.
So here is that gift, it's price beyond worth...
"May you and your loved ones enjoy peace on earth."

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6. icmoore
2:23 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
Very PC

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5. icmoore
2:21 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
The King of not PC

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4. ScarlettOHara
1:44 PM GMT on December 18, 2007
PC... why, that is where I live ... Port Charlotte ... LOL

hope all is well ...
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3. hurricanecrab
11:35 AM GMT on December 18, 2007
Mobal LMBO! Of course, one could always use turd tongs (for use with the turd trebuchet).. in that way, one not only keeps their hands clean, but manages to 'sling' the offending object at someone else, often in an attempt to cause it to stick. See "politics".
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2. Raysfan70
11:34 AM GMT on December 18, 2007

Good Morning {{Brother and Family}}.
Have a Terrific Tuesday. :-)

Santa's gonna put Coal in your stocking.
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1. Patrap
4:18 AM GMT on December 18, 2007
Not very PC ....

Very PC,...at the moment

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