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That’s a clown question,
bro: Rodeo clowns asked to
take ‘sensitivity training’

Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/13/2013 6:44:37 PM

In the wake of a rodeo clown’s anti-Obama skit this weekend, the Missouri State Fair is forcing all clowns to undergo sensitivity training. The state fair commission voted Monday to ratify the decision to ban the clown in question who wore an Obama mask as the rodeo announcer asked if the crowd wanted to see him get run down by a bull. The crowd enthusiastically approved, according to local media reports. But the state commission went further, saying it will require that before the Rodeo Cowboy Association can take part in any future state fair, “they must provide evidence to

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The insanity of political correctness is now so ingrained in this country I don´t know how we ever get back to any normalcy. I never thought I would ever live to see such outrageous behavior in the USA.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 8/13/2013 6:49:53 PM     (No. 9472391)

They may as well put up a sign saying: "All men must be emasculated before entering." What a load of PC crap.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Smart11344, 8/13/2013 6:49:58 PM     (No. 9472392)

20 years ago we had sensitivity training at my workplace. It was conducted by an arrogant black woman with an agenda. Total waste of time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: golden, 8/13/2013 6:50:16 PM     (No. 9472393)

here comes the pc police. You don´t agree with us therefore you must be reprogrammed.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: edgar, 8/13/2013 6:52:31 PM     (No. 9472399)

Only if Tina Fey goes first. What´s that? Oh, Sarah Palin is a Republican.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: craige, 8/13/2013 6:54:43 PM     (No. 9472406)

It´s amazing to me, to see the blindness of liberal hypocrisy. Had it been a Reagan or GWB mask, there would be no problem. Conservatives are fair game.

Unless of course, the commission doesn´t think Black presidents can´t handle criticism. Perhaps they think White skin is thicker......

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/13/2013 6:58:00 PM     (No. 9472410)

I went to one of those sensitivity training programs years ago. Was surprised to learn that harass is not two words.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: billa, 8/13/2013 6:58:00 PM     (No. 9472411)

The hypocrisy is unreal. The Boy Scouts of America are booed at the DNC years back, which is nationally televised and no one said boo.

Some State Fair, which no one outside of MO even knows about goes insane because a clown, a COMEDIAN, makes fun of BO. Almost every late night comedian who is also nationally televised, makes fun of BO everynight.

I find it hilarious that the audience cheered. To me it sounds like the State Fair commission should go through sense of humor and free speech training.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: reddfroge, 8/13/2013 6:59:49 PM     (No. 9472417)

The LEFT can make movies about assassinating George W. Bush and,that we are told is art or whatever....PC will be the end of us as a civilized society.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: amylu, 8/13/2013 6:59:50 PM     (No. 9472418)

If only the "Obama clown" had merely held up a large poster showing Obama with the words "Snipers Wanted" imposed on his face, all of this furor could have been avoided. Heck, it happened to Pres. Geo. W. Bush, and not a disparaging word was heard from the media or anyone else, as far as I know.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: trackman999, 8/13/2013 7:02:48 PM     (No. 9472425)

Whats the big deal with this? Really, this president, and any president do not have their own Bill of Rights. The 1st amendment applies to evryone. A clown can´t wear an obama mask? Why not?
obma is being made fun of. Is all the phoney righteous indignation because obama is the president ( no) it´s because hes black. What they will never get is the reason that people dont like obama has nothing to do with skin color, it´s his ideology and the anti constitutional things that his adminstration is doing against the American people.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/13/2013 7:04:24 PM     (No. 9472428)

Ah, sensitivity training, the last refuge of politically correct scoundrels. What pantywaist liberal issued this order? If the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association accepts this punishment, they are finished as a credible organization.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/13/2013 7:04:32 PM     (No. 9472429)

It appears we now have a King who shall not be the brunt of jokes. The Presidency is dead, God save the King.s/
To heck with the pesky first amendment.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: WyoEagle, 8/13/2013 7:06:54 PM     (No. 9472433)

Does the MO. State fair really think the RCA needs them?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: John Moses Browning, 8/13/2013 7:07:21 PM     (No. 9472434)

The Show-Me-State strain of communism seems to be a bit thinner skinned than the regular old run of the mill America hating communism.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/13/2013 7:08:56 PM     (No. 9472439)

After a couple of 40 oz. malt liquors, your average rodeo clown would probably have a pretty good time at one of these trainings.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: hamrman, 8/13/2013 7:10:03 PM     (No. 9472442)

I know who should go to sensitivity training and it is not the clowns, but the real bozos...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 8/13/2013 7:11:34 PM     (No. 9472444)

Fascism is revolting but, regrettably, it´s fascinating to watch others fall under its spell.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: flatwater, 8/13/2013 7:20:24 PM     (No. 9472461)

Tell ´em to go straight to hell.

Then bring out your gelding named Barack.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 8/13/2013 7:25:47 PM     (No. 9472467)

The RCA should just boycott the Missouri State Fair. I agree with #11. If they accept this PC silliness, only geldings will be allowed.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 8/13/2013 7:27:40 PM     (No. 9472471)

I don´t find this kind of thing humorous.
But, this seems relatively mild compared to the "insensitivity" toward G.W. Bush and Sarah Palin in recent years.

There was an off Broadway play about the president´s assassination, and a late night talk show host called for his assassination, just for starters. A photographer in NYC was selling charging for taking photos of his customers shooting a rifle at a life-sized picture of Sarah Palin and her daughter with a moose Sarah had killed as the target. Both Sarah Palin and G.W. Bush were hanged in effigy on more than one occasion. I don´t recall any calls for ´sensitivity training´, much less actually taking the "training".



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Reply 21 - Posted by: killerbee, 8/13/2013 7:29:52 PM     (No. 9472472)

Massive boycott of the MO State Fair. Let them choke on their ban.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 8/13/2013 7:31:31 PM     (No. 9472479)

Cut the word "selling" from post #20 and it will make a bit more sense.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/13/2013 7:38:23 PM     (No. 9472487)

OP: Thanx for posting this. Let´s keep looking at the PC insanity that is rotting our nation.

Sensitivity training?! How about this? I am incensed that the buffoons who would demand this are in charge.

On a happier note, I read that Iron Dome took out a Sinai-launched rocket today. Bravo!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 8/13/2013 7:39:27 PM     (No. 9472488)

"Sensitivity training" is political indoctrination, groupthink and brainwashing.

It would not exist another 24 hours if Americans refused to put up with it. It is only possible because too many Americans are too cowardly to say no. No previous generation of Americans would have been spineless enough to go along with this blatant un- and anti-American racket.

Those to blame for "sensitivity training" and "political correctness" are not the minuscule number of radicals and zealots and hustlers who push such scams but the millions and millions of Americans who refuse to stand up to them out of fear of consequences. Grumbling and complaining and going along is the behavior of slaves and serfs, not free, liberty-loving people.

So, in a way, Americans can be said to deserve their "sensitivity training." As long as they continue to put up and go along with it it will continue and get worse.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/13/2013 7:58:27 PM     (No. 9472502)

These putzes have no idea what those "rodeo clowns" are actually out there for. They are pros.

I´m getting more intolerant and less sensitive by the day.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 8/13/2013 8:11:46 PM     (No. 9472521)

As lawyers in socialist occupied oregon we have to take ´diversity´ training crap. It is always forced on us by arrogant black folk with a chip on their shoulder.
I wonder if my heavy sighing and rolling eyes was distracting. ;-)

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Reply 27 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/13/2013 8:29:13 PM     (No. 9472548)

Insane indeed. Rodeo clowns have always been the essence of irreverence.

What about the way persons who were not rodeo clowns mocked and lampooned President George W. Bush?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Emerson, 8/13/2013 8:34:03 PM     (No. 9472559)

Here´s the Missouri State Fair Commission:

http://boards.mo.gov/userpages/Board.aspx?137

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Reply 29 - Posted by: lylacat, 8/13/2013 8:55:24 PM     (No. 9472587)

This lifetime ban is appalling; my family will never again attend a Missouri State Fair. We really liked this clown.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: busterman, 8/13/2013 8:59:24 PM     (No. 9472591)

My response would be short, pithy, and anatomically improbable.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ledbythnose, 8/13/2013 9:10:09 PM     (No. 9472608)

Shame on ALL OF US for not pushing back HARD.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 8/13/2013 9:52:29 PM     (No. 9472661)

The Left hung Bush in effigy, which could have been seen as a threat to his life. Nobody was going to stand still and let a bull run him down. This was a good stunt. Had it been done during Bush´s time, even Bush himself would´ve laughed.

One is so sick to death of pc bull shiite.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: WyoEagle, 8/13/2013 10:18:14 PM     (No. 9472692)

Sure sign of the apocalypse: Rodeo Clowns take sensitivity training.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: suejeanne, 8/13/2013 10:24:42 PM     (No. 9472696)

Madonna in one of her videos throwing a grenade at "President Bush" in her audience, right into his lap, I think -

let me think, did she ever take any sensitivity training or did any of the record company executives take sensitivity training?

How about a remake of that Charles Bronson classic, "The Mechanic" - in one scene where his apprentice (played by Jan Michael-Vincent) is having a party, one of the party goers has put a mask of President Nixon on a dog - it was rather startling at the time, you saw this face of Nixon emerging through the crowd (about three feet above the floor) and you realize it is a mask on this dog - rather irreverent but it was after the President had resigned and some people in the audience thought it was "cool" - I don´t remember any theaters getting shut down for it - maybe someone will re-make it (they are always remaking things) and put a mask of Obama on a dog, instead.

And I don´t think anyone tried to shut down the filming of "Point Break" where the bank robbers wear masks of various Presidents (including LBJ), the ringleader wears a President Reagan mask - very brutal and violent character this bank robber (I like the movie, otherwise - especially when Keanu Reeves is swimming through the air after jumping out of a plane).

Didn´t mean to write too much - last question - what are they going to do the people in the stands who cheered? Do they have to go to sensitivity training (if they turn themselves in)?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/14/2013 12:16:10 AM     (No. 9472794)

The people in the stands will have to go to re-education camps. You know, the ones the Weather Underground leaders talked about.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/14/2013 10:16:57 AM     (No. 9473354)

Dudes, I am sensitive, I didn´t wear the mask on my rear...

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Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
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Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Progressive Insurance
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
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How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
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WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come


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