OK, OK, I know, I hear your groans but bear with me loves, I have thoughts:
Before this part of the electorate who embrace fascism under the MAGA umbrella of hate, white supremacy and nationalism, xenophobia, islamophobia, homophobia and women hating bollocks, where given permission to be these nasty fuckers they are, many of these horrors lived among the community unexposed.
Without the insurrection on the Capitol, many would have worked alongside fascists who would fight violently to steal democracy without knowing who they were.
Without their maga rallies and their hate for other, many may still have voted for Trump, and switched their vote to Biden, because his core supporters were demonstrably batshit cray cray.
Without the death cult, and the herd community nonsense that actively tried to kill seniors, there may have been enough seniors to swing that vote to Trump.
Without maga we would not be having serious discussions about what American Fascism looks like in the 21st Century and how we can stop it.
Without the wingnuts we would not have seen record turnouts to turn all branches of government blue, enabling President Biden to have some of the tools he needs to govern effectively.
You can not have an appreciation thread for maga (lower case intentional). But an unappreciation thread seems like a plan. These fuckers tried to fuck democracy and, in the process, fucked themselves. I do not appreciate them. But unappreciating them seems like a plan. Huzzah
His whole government should resign, if they take responsibility for the death toll they have wrought on this nation.
Over 100,000 deaths, apparently it is still not the time to make international comparisons - because we have the worst death in the world - and it still not the time to ask what went wrong - because they know their overwhelming incompetence lies at the heart of this disaster.
And yet even as they say they take full responsibility, in reality they take no responsibility at all.
"We can learn from history, but we can also deceive ourselves when we selectively take evidence from the past to justify what we have already made up our minds to do." Margaret MacMillan
This third lockdown in London is kicking my arse.
I am now a single occupancy household. On my own. There are no bubbles that have space for me cause childcare etc. Have a job which is very busy and so is marvellous, but I can go days without seeing another human other than through teams. Standing in the rain for an hour to get into a supermarket where the shelves are sparse cause Brexit is the most interesting part of my weekend. You are my bubble. I need a virtual bubble hug circle. I am hard core, hell I am a child of the troubles, but loves I need some support right now. I am on my own and my mental health support system lives right here with you. This is HARD. Proper discombobulating nasty in a world where London is the death centre of the world right now, and my heart is sore.
Frozen out in the swamp of their own making as they pandered to the whims of a white supremacist man boy.. couldn't have happened to a more deserving bunch. May they all be consigned to fetid swap of fascistic history. Heh.
Dantes 9th Circle be like...
The Emperor of the kingdom dolorous
From his mid-breast forth issued from the ice;
And better with a giant I compare
Than do the giants with those arms of his;
Consider now how great must be that whole,
Which unto such a part conforms itself.
Were he as fair once, as he now is foul,
And lifted up his brow against his Maker,
Well may proceed from him all tribulation.
O, what a marvel it appeared to me,
When I beheld three faces on his head!
The one in front, and that vermilion was;
The worst circle of them all. Reserved for the worst sin of all... Treachery. How very appropriate.
Let me tell you all something: fuck unity on your terms. Fuck your empty gestures. Fuck your continued obstruction, corruption, racism, and nihilism. I am done. I am fucking done. I cant believe YOUR senate MINORITY LEADER (lmao, btw) thinks he can straight up filibuster the rules that will govern the new senate. I cant believe, after he rushed a supreme court nomination IN A FUCKING WEEK, he is now thwarting the will of the voters of not only Georgia, but every democrat who voted in every senate election accross the country. In the words of the great Greta Thunberg HOW DARE YOU?
Unless and until you convict and bar Trump from ever holding office again, expel the seditionists from your ranks, and start cooperating in government for the good of the country, not for the good of your fucking caucus, not for the good of the GOP (that needs to be retired, btw), not for the good of Donald J. Trump, but for the good of the country, there will be no unity. Accountability, self reflection, and true remorse precede unity. Without it, its not unity, it is once again the republicans pursuing absolute power as a ends itself. And THAT you fucking assholes, is what lead to the rise of the neo-fascist monster in your ranks that you now cannot control.
So fuck your version of unity. Because it leads to fascism. And we arent doing performative unity as appeasement to you traitorous assholes. WE WON THIS ELECTION. FUCKING CRY ABOUT IT
All of this.
See the red box? Until then, she would have been enslaved.
See the blue box? Until then, she couldnt vote.
The yellow box? Until then, she had to attend a segregated school.
And the green one? Until then she couldnt have her own bank account.
THIS IS WHY CHANGE IS NECESSARY.
Happy dancing for all of you across the pond having just watched the swearing in ceremony!
And balance is once more restored
I will not bore you with my Emily Pankhurst rant, but trust me I have one that I save for young women who work for me. It starts with you will vote if you work for me dammit, and let me tell you why... LOL... Why the fuck would this idiot think if they took away her right to vote she would be allowed a gun? The sisterhood is lacking me thinks. Education needs to be restored asap.
We vote in our best interests, oh what a surprise that is not the patriarchy that is entrenched in the republican party. Oh my!
On the bright side - one more day...
Barbie hater that used to be press whatever
The congressperson on Q heritage who insists on loading up going to work
etc et al
Just really do one you supremacist nasty fuckers of fake fuckery
One more day! Huuzzah!
Profile InformationGender: Female
Home country: UK
Current location: UK
Member since: Fri Oct 13, 2017, 05:59 PM
Number of posts: 9,685
About Soph0571I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....
- 2023 (1)
- January (1)
- 2022 (177)
- 2021 (525)
- 2020 (1084)
- 2019 (2609)
- 2018 (1051)
- 2017 (204)