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Saturday, April 5, 2014

For left, it’s tolerance and diversity for me, but not for thee -- No diversity of thought or opinion is tolerated -- Editorial, The Washington Times

The popular Firefox Web browser is the gateway used by millions to get everything on the Internet. It's the tool that inquiring minds on the left should use to browse online dictionaries to find the definition of "tolerance."

Tolerance is something a mob in Silicon Valley forgot when it formed to ride Brendan Eich out of town on a gigabyte.

Mr. Eich was forced Thursday to step down as CEO at Mozilla, the Mountain View, Calif., maker of Firefox. He had been named CEO only a few days earlier. His crime was holding an unacceptable religious belief.

His appointment set off a storm by Mozilla employees demanding his resignation after they learned he donated $1,000 to the 2008 California referendum campaign for Proposition 8, the amendment to the state constitution in defense of marriage, as defined for centuries by, among other institutions, the Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious faiths, and, as it turned out, by a majority of Californians.

Intolerance is also alive and well in the left-leaning cloisters of academe, as Katherine Timpf, a reporter for Campus Reform, which chronicles leftist excesses in academia, learned.

Campus Reform sent Miss Timpf to the annual National Young Feminist Leadership conference, held in Arlington, Va., late last month. The conference was advertised as being about "inclusivity" and with a welcome for all, but Miss Timpf quickly discovered that "conservative" women were as welcome as a porcupine at a nudist colony.

When she attempted to ask students their opinions on feminism, conference organizers urged participants not to talk to her because Campus Reform is a "conservative" outlet.

Such bigotry is endemic on the left. Lawrence Torcello, an assistant professor of philosophy at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., wrote on a British academic website that "climate scientists who fail to communicate the correct message about 'global warming' should face trial for 'criminal negligence.' "

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