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I am sick of "Political Correctness" and of all the suck ups that go along with it"



Right on, Andy Rooney!

Andy Rooney said on 60 minutes a few weeks back: (for those of you that don't know Andy Rooney, he is an 82 year old US TV commentator)

 I like big cars, big boats, big motorcycles, big houses and big campfires.

I believe the money I make belongs to me and my family, not some governmental stooge with a bad comb-over who wants to give it away to crack addicts for squirting out babies.

Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.

I believe they are called the Boy Scouts for a reason, that is why there are no girls allowed. Girls belong in the Girl Scouts!

I think that if you feel homosexuality is wrong, it is not a phobia, it is an opinion.

I don't think being a minority makes you a victim of anything except numbers. The only things I can think of that are truly discriminatory are things like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America.

Try to have things like the United Caucasian College Fund, Cloud Magazine, White entertainment Television, or Miss White America and see what happens. Jesse Jackson will be knocking down your door.

I have the right NOT to be tolerant of others because they are different, weird, or tick me off. When 70% of the people who get arrested are black, in cities where 70% of the population is black, that is not racial profiling, it is the law of statistics.

I know what sex is, and there are not varying degrees of it. If I received sex from one of the subordinates in my office, it wouldn't be a private matter or my personal business. I would be "FIRED" immediately!

I believe that if you are selling me a milk shake, a pack of cigarettes, a newspaper or a hotel room, you must do it in English! As a matter of fact, if you want to be an American citizen you should have to speak English!

My father and grandfather shouldn't have to die in vain so you can leave the countries you were born in to come over and disrespect ours. I think the police should have every right to shoot your sorry ass if you threaten them after they tell you to stop. If you can't understand the word "freeze" or "stop" in English, see the above lines.

I feel much safer letting a machine with no political affiliation recount votes when needed. I know what the definition of lying is.

I don't think just because you were not born in this country, you are qualified for any special loan programs, government sponsored bank loans or tax breaks, etc., so you can open a hotel, coffee shop, trinket store, or any other business. We did not go to the aid of certain foreign countries and risk our lives in wars to defend their freedoms so that decades later they could come over here and tell us our constitution is a living document and open to their interpretations.

I don't hate the rich. I don't pity the poor.

I know wrestling is fake, but so are movies and television, and that doesn't stop you from watching them.

I believe a self-righteous liberal or conservative with a cause is more dangerous than a Hell's Angel with an attitude.

I think Bill Gates has every right to keep every penny he made and continue to make more. If it ticks you off, go and invent the next operating system that's better and put your name on the building. Ask your buddy that invented the Internet to help you.

It doesn't take a whole village to raise a child right, but it does take a parent to stand up to the kid and smack their little ass when necessary and say "NO."

I think tattoos and piercing are fine if you want them, but please don't pretend they are a political statement. And . . . Please stay home until that new lip ring heals, I don't want to look at your ugly infected mouth as you serve me french fries!

I am sick of "Political Correctness" and of all the suck ups that go along with it. I know a lot of black people, and not a single one of them was born in Africa, so how can they be "African-Americans"? Besides, Africa is a continent. I don't go around saying I am a European-American because my great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather was from Europe. I am proud to be from America and nowhere else.

And if you don't like my point of view, tough!" 

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MADDOG10Comment by MADDOG10 - December 20, 2016, 8:21 pm
Dang, Speedo and his band of merry cellar dwellers should read this. Good Piece eddessaknight.
Andy wasn't afraid to tell it like it is...!
sully16Comment by sully16 - December 20, 2016, 8:25 pm
Love it.
lejardinComment by lejardin - December 20, 2016, 8:52 pm
Pure common sense, WHY dont the liberals understand this? Seems so simple and oh so right to me.
rcbbuckeyeComment by rcbbuckeye - December 20, 2016, 9:10 pm
I think libbies don't understand it because it IS common sense.

They're idiots.
jarasanComment by jarasan - December 20, 2016, 9:38 pm
Andy Rooney (1919-2011) he lived to be 92 yo. Some more Andy: My favorite is the third one.

If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
emilygComment by emilyg - December 20, 2016, 9:47 pm
Andy Rooney - spot on.   When we came to America we learned English, got a job and did not ask for handouts.
hearsetraxComment by hearsetrax - December 21, 2016, 6:32 am
the other Rare bird he was
SkibunnylkComment by Skibunnylk - December 21, 2016, 10:34 am
Excellent post! and I always thought Andy Rooney was part of the liberal 60-minutes propaganda machine...guess he was the anomaly. RIP Mr. Rooney!
lakerbenComment by lakerben - December 21, 2016, 11:23 am
Let the rich pay no taxes!
Build a wall!
But who will pick tomatoes for your salad in your rich white household? Will the KKK pick tomatoes in California?
CARBOBComment by CARBOB - December 21, 2016, 11:31 am
Do you pick tomatoes, lb? If that is the only skills you have, use them. Better than living off the government. It's a honest living.
lakerbenComment by lakerben - December 21, 2016, 11:39 am
Carbob your stupidity never ends.
I make a valid point and you continue to act foolish.
lakerbenComment by lakerben - December 21, 2016, 11:42 am
Carbob I worked in construction ,the oilfields and then after earning degrees in electronics I worked as a electronic technician for years. Take that you idiot!
sully16Comment by sully16 - December 21, 2016, 12:20 pm
Benny, there are no crops in Detroit, they are on welfare, and if you really want an eye opener, those tomato pickers crap on our crops and spread e-coli.
lakerbenComment by lakerben - December 21, 2016, 12:36 pm
Sully ease up on the vodka!
lakerbenComment by lakerben - December 21, 2016, 12:58 pm
I remember back in thd 60's we would go to San Fransico Chinatown and eat the great food. There we people of all nationalities at fisherman's warf and many spoke no english. We respected them and bought their goods.
This reminds me of a the All in the familys Archie Bunker who said to his son in law meathead that he was taught to walk fast through the Puerto Rican neighboorhood. Racism at its best.
konaneComment by konane - December 21, 2016, 7:57 pm
Common sense comes from critical thinkers. Critical thinking is not part of school curriculum.

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