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That’s Deplorable

YouTube had restricted access to a video called, The Ten Commandments: What you should know. That’s what the article by Dennis Prager, the creator of the video declared.

Dennis Prager and The Ten Commandments: What You Should Know

Dennis Prager and The Ten Commandments: What You Should Know

I did some checking. He’s right. Don’t misunderstand me; you can still watch the video unless you’ve activated the YouTube restricted mode. The restricted mode prevents viewing of pornography, violence, and obscenity. I didn’t even know there was such a mode before this.

But why would YouTube classify a video on the Ten Commandments as pornography, violence or obscenity? Well, there is that one commandment that teaches, “You shall not murder.”

Violence? Really? I shook my head in disbelief and then subscribed to Dennis Prager’s YouTube channel.

Even a casual perusal of YouTube will reveal a host of rampant violence, misogyny, obscenity and more. As I thought about all these fact I decided to write about it, but before I could, I heard about the movie, The Hunt.

The original title of this waste of money, time, and film was, “Red State vs. Blue State.” In the movie, wealthy thrill-seekers fly to a resort where they hunt and kill people they describe as “deplorables,” the same term Hilary Clinton used to describe Trump supporters.

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I thought ultra-rich Hollywood liberals were concerned about guns and violence. Apparently, I was wrong. Even with all the recent shootings this movie is still scheduled for release in September.

But if YouTube found the Ten Commandments violent surely they wouldn’t allow the trailer for such a movie to stain their site. Again, I shook my head in disbelief.

If you really want too, you can see the trailer on YouTube here.

The credits at the end of any movie seem to go on forever with list after list of producers, investors and production staff. Imagine that for The Hunt. How could Universal Pictures, Hilary Swank, Jason Blum, and all the others involved, believe that pouring eighteen million dollars into this toilet, and tying their name to it, would be a good idea? But then what do I know, this deplorable movie might win an Academy Award. 

So, I have two takeaways from all of this. First, YouTube thinks it needs to protect me from the Ten Commandments, but thinks The Hunt is just peachy. Second, Hollywood liberals believe guns are bad except when they are pointed at red state deplorables. Sadly, that’s the country we now live in.

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Don’t Tread on Me

Recently, Yahoo Movies criticized actor Chris Pratt for wearing a ‘white supremacist’ t-shirt.’ You can read the now cleansed article here and see the t-shirt below.

Anyone with a high school education should be familiar with the flag created by Christopher Gadsden during the Revolutionary War. It was used by the Continental Marines as an early motto flag and has a completely non-racist history.

However, in this era of millennial snowflakes requiring a safe space from micro-aggressions, the original version of the article stated that “the flag has been adopted by far right political groups like the Tea Party, as well as gun-toting supporters of the Second Amendment.

“It has therefore become a symbol of more conservative and far right individuals and, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the U.S., it also is ‘sometimes interpreted to convey racially tinged messages in some contexts.’”

Kyle Pratt with his Gadsden Flag

So Yahoo, a guardian of progressive speech has declared that Chris Pratt wore racist apparel and may, by association be a racist. This false claim reveals more about the accuser than the accused. Wearing the t-shirt shows that Chris Pratt has knowledge of history and a degree of patriotism. The author of the article and their editor appear to lack that basic education.

If you come down the driveway to my house you’ll see two flagpoles. One always has the American flag. I have an assortment of flags that fly from the other. Being a far-right, gun-toting patriot and a supporter of the Second Amendment, I’m going to support Chris Pratt with this blogpost, seeing his movies and with my flags. Until this media nonsense fades the Gadsden flag will ripple in the breeze atop one of the poles near my home.

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