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Mad_Machine76's Journal
Mad_Machine76's Journal
February 13, 2023

I'm actually getting more nervous now

It sounds like right-wing Republicans are essentially creating their own little kingdoms in their own states where there is a near-total lack of checks and balances, top-down state-level control over every city/town/agency in the state, (selective) censorship and no reproductive healthcare or LGBTQ people allowed.

February 10, 2023

All of the expanded benefits

Won’t make up for the loss of bodily autonomy. Plus, aren’t they basically then just recreating welfare before welfare reform?

February 6, 2023

May I respectfully suggest a moratorium

on these kind of posts? People are entitled to their opinions and wish fulfillment fantasies of course, but I feel like, unless it's announced that Joe and/or Kamala aren't running in 2024 or that they have an actual primary challenger(s), Joe Biden/Kamala Harris are the default nominees for 2024 and we should be supporting THEM here on DU. And I also feel that skipping right over Kamala Harris as a replacement Presidential candidate should Biden be unable to run in 2024 is disrespectful.

February 1, 2023


It seems like the right-wing style of Christianity is an endless fountain of redemption except if you're:

Gay (unless you're a Republican, apparently)

Did I forget anybody?

February 1, 2023

Seems like a lot of this junk should be able to be stopped

on First Amendment (real) religious freedom grounds. Not everybody practices Christianity, not all Christians even agree on everything and some people don't practice any religion at all but nobody signed up to have one group of one sect of one religion dictate public policy for everybody in this country. There is also no way that you're ever going to convince me that the Founding Fathers ever intended it to be like this either. We know as a matter of historical fact that most of the founding fathers were non-Christian, if anything, and surely didn't intend to establish a theocracy.

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Name: Mara Alis Butler
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About Mad_Machine76

Transgender Woman /Social Worker/Case Manager working for State of Indiana. Huge Sci-Fi/Anime Geek and music lover. Hopeless \"political junkie\" and aspiring writer.

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