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May 18, 2014

15 Examples Of "Liberal Privilege"

9) If you work for a newspaper, a college, or in Hollywood,
you can freely spout your political beliefs at every opportunity without fear of facing any retaliation for your beliefs. As an added bonus, you can then tell everyone how "brave" you are for taking the same positions all of your friends and colleagues hold.
- John Hawkins

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 18, 2014 8:41 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Dont forget 'black' privilege!
(why do you say black when they are mostly shades of brown?)

Posted by: bgarrett at May 18, 2014 9:02 AM

How much time before an article similar to this one is banned? For instance, the Chinese gun runner story is nowhere to be found in frisco, at least in any detail. (Sorry for the slur to the great residents of San Francisco, but I graduated from SF State and earned my privilege to be open and honest. The diploma from that "institution" does not deface the walls of my office either.)

Posted by: Terry at May 18, 2014 11:01 AM

Hmm, I wonder what percentage of liberals is WASP?

I can't help but think this er, female would benefit from a good hard belt in the chops.

Celebrate Assholes Get a Punch in the Face Day in your neighborhood. Too much is not enough.

Posted by: chasmatic at May 18, 2014 12:24 PM

OK, having just waded through the bullshit over here http://www.buzzfeed.com/regajha/how-privileged-are-you it was somewhat explained that everyone is privileged and oppressed and privilege is the opposite of oppressed. By taking the quiz it assigns you a number that correlates to the amount of privilege and oppression in your life.

My question is, what's the point?

Ya know, I've had high times and I've had low points but I never sat around completely bored out of my skall and tried to figure out the ratio of it all. I do what I do, try not to harm anyone, try to do better today than yesterday and have lived my whole life this way and don't see any reason to change it.

This whole "privilege" nonsense is just that.

Oh yeah, I got a 43.

Posted by: ghostsniper at May 18, 2014 12:30 PM

I found THIS LIST MUCH BETTER (from over at American Thinker...on the same day):

PLEASE READ ALSO the comments...some college students added EVEN MORE 5-star things to the list!

Posted by: Czar of Defenestration at May 18, 2014 3:08 PM

Ghostsniper I took the test you posted and I scored 61. Kinda upset me, I wanted to score higher.

To me, all that a high score on that test does is point out the benefits of hard work, grabbing opportunity and education, taking care of yourself in social situations and instead of complaining, getting about the high and hard duty of not permitting yourself to ever, ever, ever become a victim.

And I agree with you, the idea of "white privilege" is nonsense but that doesn't mean that the simple minded won't buy into it and mortgage the farm to do so.

As for blacks who never succeed or get ahead….they refuse to believe that they are the common denominator to all of their problems.

Posted by: Jack at May 18, 2014 3:53 PM

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