CNN, the Confused “News” Network!

According to Brian Flood of Fox News, “CNN raised eyebrows on Tuesday by declaring ‘there is no consensus criteria for assigning sex at birth’ in a straight-news report on issues regarding transgender athletes playing women’s sports.”

Is CNN even capable of filing a “straight-news report” at this point?

“The article by CNN breaking news and politics reporter Devan Cole headlined, ‘South Dakota’s governor issues executive orders banning transgender athletes from women’s sports.’ Noted South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, R., banned transgender girls and women from competing in women’s sports with a pair of executive orders.”

“Cole reported the executive orders ‘do not explicitly mention transgender athletes,’ but instead ‘echo of the transphobic claim, cited in other similar legislative initiatives, that transgender women are not women.’”

Sooo, if the executive orders “do not explicitly mention transgender athletes,” why does Cole’s title read, “South Dakota’s governor issues executive orders banning transgender athletes from women’s sports?”

“The CNN reporter noted the reference to ‘biological sex,’ is disputed by critics before penning the fifth paragraph of the report that shocked some readers.”

Who are these very confused critics who dispute “biological sex?”

‘“It’s not possible to know a person’s gender identity at birth, and there is no consensus criteria for assigning sex at birth,’ CNN’s Cole wrote.”

Oh, really?

I would say a penis with testicles or no penis with testicles is a pretty clear criteria for assigning sex at birth.  

“The line caught the attention of many readers, and The Daily Caller’s Mary Margaret Olohan pointed out it was a blanket statement without a source or quotes.”

‘“Remember when the propaganda outlet CNN ran an ad campaign about ‘facts’ called ‘this is an apple, this is a banana?’ Maybe they should work on ‘this is a penis, this is a vagina,’ Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway responded.”

‘“We live in a literal clown world where the elites pretend not to know what it means to be a man or a woman. The only way to maintain your sanity is to reject this absolute nonsense everywhere you see it,’ author Allie Beth Stuckey wrote.”

Now, don’t get me wrong.

There are people born where it is not immediately apparent what sex they are.

There are people born with all sorts of abnormalities, both physical and mental, and we need to be considerate of this fact.

According to WebMD, “About 1 in 1,000 [or 0.1%] of Babies are born ‘Intersex,’ Study Finds.”

The term “intersex” refers to cases in which a newborn’s genitals make it unclear whether the child is a boy or girl.”

People who identify as “transgender” (A person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex) make up about 0.6% of the population, according to a survey from the Williams Institute in 2016.

These ARE the facts.

It is NOT a fact, according to Mx. Cole, that, “It’s not possible to know a person’s gender identity at birth, and there is no consensus criteria for assigning sex at birth.”

Please note that, “Mx.” is a new, gender neutral, title abbreviation.

I don’t want to mistakenly assume any gender for Devan Cole, here.  

My position on this is that 0.1%, 0.2%, or 0.3% of the population does not get to dictate how over 99% of the population lives, or in this case, how over 50% of the population (women) are treated.  

If transgender women want to compete…, fine…, let them compete against other transgender women.  Don’t compromise the rights of biological women for the sake of transgender women.

If transgender women don’t want to go in a men’s restroom anymore…, fine…, give them their own transgender bathroom.  Don’t compromise the rights of biological women to have their own restroom for the sake of transgender women.  

People have the right to choose to “identify” as whoever or whatever they want…, but they don’t have the right to impede upon others’ rights as a result of their choices.  

 

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“Real” women have rights too.

Without question, transgender individuals should not be denied their rights…, but not at the expense of the rights of natural biological women and girls.

Is plain old common sense a thing of the past?

According to Kansas Senator Roger Marshall, M.D., for Fox News, “Biden’s gender discrimination executive order will destroy women’s sports.”

“On the very first day of his presidency, Joe Biden took one giant leap backward for women’s rights when he issued an executive order forcing schools to allow student athletes to compete in sports based on their [chosen] gender identity instead of their biological sex.”

So, you’re telling me that one feeble, and cognitively challenged old man can wipe away women’s rights with one stroke of a pen?

How can that be possible?

Are we living in America, or are we living under some “bizarro world” dictator?

“This year we will celebrate the 49th anniversary of Title IX, which expanded civil rights for women and created opportunities for female athletes to compete. We should be focused on defending women’s rights – specifically women’s athletics – and not halting progress on historical efforts over the past half-century that made it possible for girls to have equal opportunities as boys when it comes to sports.” 

“For these reasons, I have joined my colleagues to introduce The Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act, legislation to protect athletic opportunities for female athletes. Our bill would remove the Title IX funding for schools that allow genetic boys to compete against girls.” 

“Regardless of sex, everyone should have access to opportunity and the ability to find their happiness. While those who are transgender are entitled to their rights, so too are girls who are just looking for an opportunity to compete against their peers, the genetically female ones.”

Agreed.

I mean, there are transgender females…,

… and then there are transgender females.

Adam Schrader, for DailyMail.com and the Associated Press reports that, ‘“This [Biden’s executive order] is clearly a politically motivated decision to side with radical activists over female athletes like Alanna [Smith],’ [attorney, Christiana] Holcomb said.”

How did everything get turned over to radical leftist activists all of a sudden?

We’ve got radical leftists activists dictating immigration policies, environmental policies, energy (gas/oil/coal) policies, election policies, education policies, freedom of speech policies, gun ownership policies, and sexual discrimination policies, as in this case.

“The lawyer also ripped the Biden administration for ‘pushing this so-called Equality Act’ which she said will ‘gut legal protections for women.’”

‘“[It] ignores the real physical differences between men and women – and threatens women’s privacy, women’s homeless shelters and yes, even women’s sports on a national level for female athletes like Alanna,’ Holcomb said.”

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong [who is fighting against biologically female athletes, like Alanna] said, “’Transgender girls are girls and every woman and girl deserves protection against discrimination. Period.”

“Connecticut is one of 17 states that allows high school athletes to compete in sports according to their gender identity without regulation.”

‘“Having separate boys’ and girls’ sports has always been based on biological differences, not what people believe about their gender, because those differences matter for fair competition,’ Holcomb said.”

“Trans girls should have the right to compete in sports. But cisgender girls should have the right to compete and succeed, too. How do you balance that? That’s the question.’”

Well, for starters, the answer is not to take away the rights of biologically female women and girls…, that’s for sure.  

I guess we just need to create another whole separate category under which transgender athletes compete against each other.

“Biden’s Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation expanded on last year’s Supreme Court Bostock v. Clayton County ruling. which protected LGBTQ people in the workplace.”

And I don’t think any fair-minded has an issue with LGBTQ protection in the workplace…, but those protections don’t cause other people to be threatened or treated unfairly as a result.  

“Biden’s order called on the head of each agency to consult with the Attorney General to review ‘all existing orders, regulations, guidance documents, policies, programs’ that relate to compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”

“The order also called on officials to ‘consider whether to revise, suspend, or rescind’ agency actions or enact new agency actions ‘as necessary to fully implement statutes that prohibit sex discrimination.’”

‘“Children should be able to learn without worrying about whether they will be denied access to the restroom, the locker room, or school sports,’ Biden wrote in the order.”

I understand where this is coming from, but again, it should not be at the expense of other individuals.

“He added: ‘It is the policy of my Administration to prevent and combat discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation, and to fully enforce Title VII and other laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.’”

Biden’s executive order states their goal is, “prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity in school sports and elsewhere.”

The “sports” is one thing, but it’s the “elsewhere” part that should really worry everyone as well.

“Elsewhere” covers a lot of ground.

And that ground includes fitting rooms, locker rooms, bathrooms, and any other type of room that would suggest some kind of privacy based on sexual orientation.  

Maybe it’s time to dispense with the labels of men/boys, women/girls, and identity choices, and just differentiate by saying “people with penises” go here and “people with vaginas” go there, regardless of how you “identify” yourself.”   

I hope all of you “soccer moms” who voted for democrats are happy now.  

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“Please step away from those flats ma’am, and put the high heels back on!”

This is something you may hear the police say at a work place in Japan!

Many Americans kind of assume that most countries around the world have the same general laws that we do here in America.

You really can’t get much further from the truth.

The laws in countries around the world can be quite different than our own.

And some of them would really surprise you!

In some countries, women aren’t treated much better than cattle.

In other countries, women are basically treated like slaves.

And in most countries, women are expected to, at least, be subservient to men.

In general, women are treated quite differently from men around the world, and not in a good way.

Let’s take a look at one country for example.

Let’s take a look at Japan.

I’m sure most Americans would consider Japan quite similar to The United States.  We’re both highly developed capitalist countries, with very high standards of living.

However, Thairy Lantigua of Fox News reports that, “A purported ban of glasses worn by female employees in Japan has sparked widespread backlash.”

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“Local media reported that some companies have prohibited eye wear, with some saying that they make female employees seem ‘cold.’”

“Cold?”  I’m sure female employees in the U.S. would be understanding and sympathetic of their company’s desires!

“However, other companies like airlines claim the ban is for security reasons, while others in the beauty and fashion industries said it does not let the workers’ makeup be seen properly, the BBC reported.”

Oh, well, in that case…, we wouldn’t want to disappoint the beauty and fashion industry!

“This is not the first time Japan has caused controversy for demanding women to wear–or not wear–something specific in the workplace.”

“In March, women railed against a requirement to wear makeup, while this summer, an online petition went viral demanding a ban on mandatory dress codes for women.”

“Actress and freelance writer Yumi Ishikawa launched the petition, saying that women face health issues for [continually] wearing high-heeled shoes at work. She said she was required to wear heels at her part-time job in a funeral parlor.”

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“Japan’s health minister, Takumi Nemoto, said in June that heels were ‘necessary and appropriate’ in the workplace.”

‘“It is socially accepted as something that falls within the realm of being occupationally necessary and appropriate,’ he said at the time.”

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Mr. Nemoto would not be very popular in America, to say the least.

“Ms. Kumiko Nemoto, [no relation to the health minister] professor of sociology at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, told BBC News that Japan was reacting to ‘outdated’ policies and that companies are valuing women’s appearance instead of their work.’”

Oh, really…, ya think?

‘“The reasons why women are not supposed to wear glasses really don’t make sense,’ she said. ‘It’s all about gender. It’s pretty discriminatory.’”

Again…, ya think?

How about a couple more strange Japanese laws concerning women?

Like, for instance, women are legally obliged to wear bras in buildings with air conditioning.

And…, if your older brother asks to marry your girlfriend, by law, you and your girlfriend, must agree.

Weird, huh?

To my friends reading in Japan…, I apologize for putting some of your laws and culture in a negative light, but it appears that many of your own are questioning some of these laws as well.

As well they probably should.

Although I’m sure that some of our laws, here in the states, may cause people in other countries to cringe as well.

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Megan Rapinoe is a star player for the U.S. women’s soccer team…, and a “tool” for the fake liberal narrative.

There’s no doubt that Megan Rapinoe is a great soccer player…, but that doesn’t mean she has any special political insight, enlightenment, awareness or wisdom regarding the issues of the day…, it just means she’s good at playing soccer.

And her team, OUR team, the United States women’s soccer team, just won the women’s World Cup championship.

Even though she plays for the United States’ team, she chose to kneel during the playing of the national anthem before all of the games in the World Cup tournament.

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So Megan…, you kneel to disrespect our country, our flag, and our President, but you wear a flag on your uniform while you play in the games?  It seems like you are a bit confused and inconsistent.

In fact…, perhaps you should play for a country that is up to your liberal standards.  Perhaps Canada, France…, or maybe Venezuela?

Here’s a newsflash for you Megan…, nobody is forcing you to play for OUR team!

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You have stated, “Your message is excluding people. You’re excluding me, you’re excluding people that look like me, you’re excluding people of color, you’re excluding Americans that maybe support you,” referring to President Trump.

I would like to ask Ms. Rapinoe how she feels The President is “excluding people?”

I listen to President Trump quite a bit, and I have heard him say nothing that excludes anyone…, in fact quite the opposite.  It seems like she is just drinking that fake news liberal Kool-Aid and regurgitating it as if it was the gospel truth!

I would challenge her to quote any of The President’s words that would substantiate her hate for the man.

She won’t, because she can’t, because those quotes don’t exist.

She added, again referring to President Trump, “We need to have a reckoning because you’re harking back to an era that was not great for everyone — it might have been great for a few people, and maybe America is great for a few people right now, but it’s not great for enough Americans in this world.  You have an incredible responsibility as the chief of this country to take care of every single person, and you need to do better for everyone.”

Yes Megan…, he is harkening back to an era that you know nothing about.  You didn’t even exist.  In fact…, if your mother was a pro-abortion lesbian like yourself, it is doubtful you would have ever existed!

Also…, another newsflash…, no country is ever going to be all things to all of its people, and it’s not The President’s responsibility to “take care of every single person.”  Although I know that is the belief of those who desire a “nanny state.”

The President represents our country and should do his best to do and promote things that will make our country and our lives better.

Rapinoe has described herself as a “walking protest,” and she has famously said she, “would not be “going to the f*****g White House,” if the women’s team won the World Cup.

Here we go with the liberal potty mouth again.  What is it with these confused liberals and the “f” word?

Rapinoe has also said, “I don’t think anyone on the team has any interest in lending the platform that we’ve worked so hard to build, and the things that we fight for, and the way that we live our life — I don’t think that we want that to be co-opted or corrupted by this administration.”

What?

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I think she just said she doesn’t want their liberal “reputations” tarnished or their membership in the “liberal club” evoked by even being seen with The President.

She added that allowing the White House to “put us on display” didn’t “make sense for us at all,” adding that “there are so many other people that I would rather talk to and have meaningful conversations that could really affect change in Washington than going to the White House.”

I’d like to hear those “meaningful conversations.”

Rapinoe has accepted the invitations that she and her teammates have received from democrat politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, however, and “to anyone else that wants to invite us and have a real substantive conversation, and that believes in the same things that we believe in.”

How stunningly partisan of you Megan!

And what an inspiring display of intolerance on your part.

These liberals can’t see the forest because of the trees.

Oh…, and by the way Megan…, have you ever stopped and considered that the transgender policies that you and your democrat friends promote will probably put an end to women’s sports as we know them?

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You claim to be an advocate of women’s rights and equality, but you’re really just a gay liberal puppet putting on a bad show.

You’re such an inspiring and effective spokesperson for young girls all across our nation, as you pull the rug out from under them.

Idiot.

Now we have learned that, according to Ryan Gaydos, of Fox News, ‘“Posters of U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized at a New York City subway station and police were investigating the incident as a possible hate crime,’ officials said.”

“The posters, some of which feature Rapinoe — clad in her U.S. soccer jersey — with the words ‘Dream with us’ scrawled across the center, had hateful messages written across her face and forehead, the New York Post reported, citing law enforcement sources.”

“The messages reportedly included words and phrases such as ‘shemale and screw this h-.’ ‘At least six Rapinoe posters were vandalized at the subway station located near Sixth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan,’ police said.”

‘“Hate has no place in the transit system’ MTA spokesman Shams Tarek told the newspaper.”

But apparently hate does have a place in our national discourse when it comes to President Trump…, right, Megan?

Right, CNN?

Right, to the rest of our liberal propaganda media?

Rapinoe, who is gay, [which shouldn’t be any of our business] is an outspoken activist for the LGBT [Lesian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender] community and women’s rights.

It would appear that the democrats are telling women, and girls, that they have no rights…, except the right to remain silent when their best interests diverge from the liberal narrative.

 

CNN’s Caroline Kelly also contributed to this article.

 

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