This article originally appeared at American Greatness on September 26, 2017.
It’s time to stop listening in silence to the social justice catechism—the propagandists take silence as consent, and so do your fellow Americans. It’s time to let everyone know that we do not consent to nonstop progressive hectoring and that we do not regard it as simple virtue.
Colin Kaepernick shows us what we need to do. Take a knee.
Take a knee when your college’s convocation speaker is a co-founder of Black Lives Matter. Take a knee when your university’s commencement speaker calls for amnestying illegal immigrants. Take a knee when the college president calls on you to work for social justice.
And proudly wear a t-shirt that says “Liberty Matters.”
Take a knee when your teacher spends class time ranting against the president. Take a knee when you’re forced to undergo “diversity training” at your new job. Take a knee when you listen to the chairman of a corporation that fires its employees for speaking up against PC.
Take a knee every time your conscience tells you “I do not assent and I will not let my silence be taken as consent.”
Take a knee, and invite your friends and neighbors to join you.
Take a knee, and when the henchmen of the authoritarian Left try to fire you, shun you, yell at you, or simply beat you up—
Then is the time to stand up and sing the national anthem.