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March 15, 2021 (American Thinker) — Dear TCM, Imagine my surprise last week when I clicked on the cable listing you'd posted for a primetime airing of Gone with the Wind and found, in place of the brief synopsis you customarily provide, a trigger warning that the film contained “imagery and depictions that may be offensive to modern audiences.”
Just to be sure, I checked with my local cable provider to see if this was their doing and confirmed that the wording for the listing was indeed furnished by TCM. A quick web search later, I learned that this treatment was part of a month-long promotion TCM would be running for March, titled “Reframed: Classics in the Rearview Mirror,” in which your on-air cast of 30- and 40-something woke sherpas would be revisiting a handful of Hollywood's greatest productions — from Breakfast at Tiffany's and My Fair Lady to Psycho and The Searchers — to retroactively enlighten us on why these classics, the films we've all come to love, are “problematic.”
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is an American hero whose common sense jurisprudence and life's story deserve more study.
But, Amazon's Prime Video streaming service inexplicably decided to remove the documentary showcasing Thomas' life and work, "Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words."
Please take a minute to SIGN and SHARE this petition asking Amazon to restore Thomas' documentary to their streaming service.
'Created Equal' is a classic American story revealing Thomas' rise from poverty in the segregated South to eventually becoming one of the most influential justices on the country's highest court.
Of course, in order to take his seat on the Supreme Court in 1991, Thomas had to go through the crucible of Senate Hearings which served as the launching point of a smear campaign against him, not unlike what Brett Kavanaugh endured in 2018.
At the time, the Democrats outnumbered Republicans in the Senate, 57 to 43, and many recall the Thomas nomination, and the smear tactics used, as a low-point for Senate Democrats in the early 90's.
What many also remember was how Thomas was up for the fight. Indeed, Thomas reacted strongly to what transpired at the hearings, saying of them: "And from my standpoint, as a black American, as far as I'm concerned it is a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves..."
However, what many people forget is that it was none other than Joe Biden who lead these "disgraceful" nomination proceedings against Thomas, for, in 1991, Biden was the Chairman of the Senate's Judiciary Committee!
Could it be that Amazon's decision to remove Thomas' documentary is politically-motivated, covering for present-day Joe Biden not wanting to show him in a bad light?
Or, could it be that Amazon is continuing its efforts to censor and silence conservative American voices?
Given the fact that 'Created Equal' is the twentieth-highest ranked documentary on Amazon, it should be an easy business decision for Amazon to make, if their decision is not, indeed, politically-motivated.
Please SIGN now, and urge Amazon to restrore Clarence Thomas' documentary, 'Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,' to their streaming service, Amazon Prime. Thank you!
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
'Amazon pulled Justice Clarence Thomas documentary as censorship of conservative content continues' - https://www.foxnews.com/media/justice-clarence-thomas-amazon-censorship
This comes on the heels of cancel culture's collective scalpings of Dr. Seuss, Mr. Potato Head, Pepé le Pew, and Mallard Fillmore as insidious avatars of violent insurrectionist, toxically masculine, militant white supremacist America — cultural touchstones every bit as dangerous to the nation's youth and delicate sensibilities as boxes of razor wire and fentanyl-laced Tootsie Rolls handed out by Pennywise on Halloween.
Published with permission from the American Thinker.