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Respectfully, 'Awkward Black Girl' was never meant to be politically correct. We poke fun at ignorance.
There's a presumption that somehow you calculate beforehand whether something is going to be good politically or not. I simply don't.
In the Seventies, my children played in the street, read politically incorrect stories, ate home-cooked food and occasional junk and, yes, were sometimes smacked.
It's important for me, politically, to see that theater isn't just about the powerful.
A security cam is one small part of a much larger universe of cams. The much larger effect, socially, politically and economically, is going to come from a much larger trend.
It is impossible to objectively define how free a market is. This is a political definition. Government is always involved, and those free marketers are as politically motivated as anyone.
Politically speaking, you don't necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don't keep reality from the population.
Why didn't we recognize how much it bothered them spiritually and politically?
I think women do write politically all the time. Margaret Atwood does; Doris Lessing does.
I'd be curious to find out, but I don't think people in the entertainment industry are proportionally more or less serious politically than anyone in the landscaping industry.
I have believed in the biographies I have written. I truly can tell you that they have influenced our society politically, culturally, socially.
No, I'm not politically correct. I never wanted to be, and I never will be.
A political theory seeks to find from history the limits of the politically possible.
Francis Parker Yockey
I have lived in Toledo, Ohio, off and on throughout my entire life, and I have plenty of friends who are union members. Sometimes we agree politically and sometimes not, but it has never kept us from being friends.
I think American interests are served when there are sections of the world that have representative governments, politically open economic systems, and are willing to take a stand against some of the more extreme ideologies that there are around the world.
Dennis C. Blair
The way people deal with me - they'll go overboard in trying to be politically correct and make a mess of it. Everyone's so worried about what they're saying to everyone else, that they don't talk very much.
We were a very politically active family. My father was one of the first lawyers in South Africa to have a black partner, so I grew up very aware of the struggle going on. Coming from that background, it really gave me chills to have my music be a part of the election of the first black American president.
So, I've never been politically correct, even before that term was available to us, and I have really identified with other people who don't want to be read as just a black poet, or just a woman poet, or just someone who represents a cause, an anti-Vietnam war poet.
There is an anti-science by the far right. We have to be careful that the far left doesn't balance this with a naive approach of promising what we can't deliver. I mean, science is neutral; it's not politically conservative or liberal.
In New Zealand, men and women would not take a party seriously if it did not have a good gender - and increasingly racial - mix. It's not about being politically correct; it's just who we are.
I'm not really afraid of somebody who's very politically vocal. My mother is very strong, and I really believe in freedom of speech.
The attack on Clinton on terrorism is entirely politically inspired by the right-wing of the Republicans, and has no basis in fact whatsoever.
I really got to a point where I thought maybe I would want to be involved politically.
Daniel J. Evans
I suppose 'My Hollywood' is only as politically meaningful as it is deeply inside the least powerful of its characters. I wanted it to reveal scenes of subtle exploitation, odd instances of accidental power and challenges to decency specific to its time, but also impulses of generosity that transcend our particular era's messes.
Since an early age I was taught to be very politically aware and knew from childhood that the process was something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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