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Operation Peak The Presses: Contact Your Local News Editors
It is time to shock the system, old school style
Democracy dies in dorkness.
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Addressing events in Nashville last week, I said that it is time for everyone to contact their news outlets — local, regional, and national — with their concerns about gender identity ideology and its harms on children. Here is a letter that I sent to my own local newspaper a couple of years ago.
Being an inveterate letter writer who first put his opinions in the newspaper at the age of 15, I have a few tips about an effective letter. It’s a challenging format, especialy when you want to spill out a whole essay on something. My advice: focus on telling exactly one story to the reader, in less than 250 words. Also, maybe don’t even mention Nashville, or mass shootings, and focus on the crisis with our kids.
I’m also not telling you to plagiarize me if you despair at being creative with words. I am just saying that if I pick up a newspaper in your town next week and find an identical, or near-identical letter with someone else’s name on it, I won’t complain. I will celebrate. To that end, here is the full text for your convenience.
Now is the perfect time to send a shock to the system. Let’s strike while the iron is hot.
Attention, young people: the folks in your schools with the “genderbread” diagrams are confusing you on purpose. It’s a scam. Don’t fall for it.
You were born male or female. This reality was recognized and duly recorded. A gender was not “assigned” to you as though plucked from a hat. The eyeball test conducted at the moment of your birth is 99.982 percent accurate, a lower rate of error than many lab tests.
“Male” and “female” are just words to describe the reality of human reproductive dimorphism -- a thing that existed before the human race invented language. It only describes your body.
Neither of the two sexes (there are only two) comes with an inherent set of colors, hobbies, interests, or activities. We used to call that sort of idea “sexist.”
Nowadays, it is fashionable to say that “gender” is some sort of inner sense of self that makes you like certain games, toys, sports, haircuts, clothes, etc, rather than others.
This is not “gender,” however. It is called “having a personality.”
No one is “born in the wrong body.” The scammers want you to become a $500,000 lifetime medical profit-center by telling you otherwise. But we don’t have to adopt interesting new pronouns to become the people we already are.
Just be yourself in your body. Never trust anyone who suggests you are anything else.
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