Profile image
By RedState (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

If This Is What it Means to Be “Woke,” I’m Going Back to Sleep

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

One of the best comedy albums of the last several years is Roy Wood Jr.’s “No One Loves You.”

It is probably not on the must-listen list of many readers here, given Wood’s attention to social causes and ideologies that many conservatives don’t agree with, but it is a fantastic and hilarious take on many of these issues that makes the stand-up worth listening to.

In particular, Wood offers a free idea to any entrepreneur who wants to make a million dollars (at least) very easily: Invest an app that tells us what we’re boycotting. Simply enter your beliefs and when you get too close to a place you’re supposed to be boycotting, the app will buzz you.

The concept is hilarious, though sadly extremely necessary. We find ourselves on a daily basis reading some article by someone with strong beliefs saying we need to take our business elsewhere because some company has violated our ethical codes in some way. For the Right, it’s been Starbucks, Target, and most recently Nike. For the Left, it’s Hobby Lobby, Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A, and now… Macy’s?

Yep. Macy’s.

How can I get these plates from @Macys banned in all 50 states

— Alie Ward (@alieward) July 21, 2019

Apparently, Macy’s has decided to promote unhealthy beauty standards or some such thing because humor appears to be dying at a tragic rate.

I see the plates as funny. I am not someone who enjoys a skinny lifestyle, and I know several people who likewise would find the plates hilarious. But, apparently, the outrage sparked here was enough for Macy’s corporate office to take notice and decide to pull the plates.

Hi, Alie — we appreciate you sharing this with us and agree that we missed the mark on this product. It will be removed from all STORY at Macy’s locations.

— Macy’s (@Macys) July 22, 2019

I know eating disorders are a problem, and I know that many people do struggle with mental stress unreachable beauty standards can place on the mind. But… these are plates. They were meant as a joke. It is clear as day that they were meant as a joke, and anyone who has been fighting the battle against eating disorders and mental stress from beauty standards will in all likelihood just not buy the damn plates.

It has to be exhausting to be so woke that you must fight the existence of funny dinnerware. I struggle to keep up simply with the knowledge of what business is good or bad. To actually engage in fighting those companies on social media has to be strenuous.

In all honesty, I would rather be asleep than be this woke. I am starting to get the feeling that, outside of media and social media, many people have decided to stay asleep. There is a difference in being tolerant and understanding and being woke. The former is simply a matter of believing in basic human decency. The latter is forgoing basic human decency to one group entirely in order to prove you believe in basic human decency.

This is dumb, and we are all dumber for it.

The post If This Is What It Means To Be “Woke,” I’m Going Back To Sleep appeared first on RedState.


Support BeforeitsNews by trying our natural health products! Join our affiliate program
Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at

Get our Free Ebook, "Suppressed Health Secrets"  with  Natural Cures THEY don't want you to know!

APeX - Far superior to colloidal silver!  Destroys Viruses, Bacteria, Pathogens with Oxygen plus Silver!Supreme Fulvic - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!
Ultimate Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.
MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen!  
Organic Hemp Extract (CBD) - Full Spectrum high CBD (3300mg) hemp extract eases stiff joints, relieves stress and more!
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.

Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

FINAL WARNING!   Diseases are EXPLODING!  Watch this Video about APeX and You'll THROW AWAY Your Colloidal Silver!   APeX destroys Viruses, Bacteria and other Pathogens with the power of Oxygen PLUS Silver!  Nobody else has a product like THIS!   See why the inventor hasn't been sick in 16 years and why you'll never hear about it on the FAKE NEWS!  Get some now and tell your friends about it too so we can reach more people!  

APeX Interview - Superior to Colloidal Silver from Lee Canady on Vimeo.

Learn about APeX Here and Get the 50 Page Report in PDF format.   Call us at 888-809-8385 to order by phone.

Report abuse


    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    Total 2 comments
    • Canderson

      “No One Loves You.” in a commie world; total destruction of all (especially moral) values. Turning people into animals.

      KIRKE (Circe) was a goddess of sorcery (Pharmakeia) who was skilled in the magic of transmutation, illusion, and necromancy.
      Latin Spelling Circe = Hoop, Round (kirkoô)
      Kirke’s name is derived from the Greek verb kirkoô meaning “to secure with rings” or “hoop around”–a reference to the binding power of magic.

      The mother Circe revealed by Jordan Maxwell:
      The “Church” the organized religion.
      Circe was an ancient Greek goddess who could hypnotize men, bring them into her house, and turn them into animals — taking their minds away, so that they could support and feed her.

      She was known as “Mother Circe,” and her worship was brought to medieval Scotland, in whose language Circe became “Kirk.”
      The Scottish word “Kirk” becomes “Church” in English.

      Revelation 17:4
      The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a gold cup full of abominations and of the unclean things of her immorality. /A cesspool of filth.
      = Satanism/Communism-Marxism-Leninism, Trotskyite-Marxism/ Social engineering by Freudian dogmas (deconstruction through critical theory) – Cultural Marxism.

    • Slimey

      Have you seen the Grudge Retort lately? Scary news, disappointing news, sodomite news, rumors of wars news, nearly every day. I know it’s designed to be uhh, positively NEGATIVE to keep you coming. :roll:




    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.