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I 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....

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'Christo-fascist' Mike Flynn makes 'terrifying' and 'dangerous' call for 'one religion' in the U.S.

Mike Flynn, former president Donald Trump's one-time national security adviser, called for "one religion" in the U.S. on Saturday.

"If we are going to have one nation under God, which we must, we have to have one religion," Flynn said at a ReAwaken America event in San Antonio. "One nation under God, and one religion under God."

[link:https://www.rawstory.com/michael-flynn-2655547552/|]
Emphasis mine

https://twitter.com/jackmjenkins/status/1459684649123426307
Saw a short clip floating around of Michael Flynn calling for “one religion” in America.

I took a moment to dig to make sure the broader context was, in fact, Christian nationalist in nature.

Answer: Yup, and it arguably gets *even more so* the longer you watch.


Under his eye... if they had their way...



Theocratic far right extremists same the world over... nothing to go with faith, everything to do with power and control, patriarchal control freaks they are, and they all need to do one.

The Executive Privilege Tromp Test Conundrum...



Bannon get his splendid criminal indictments puts Trump in a bit pf pickle...

Think about it. He pardoned the democracy destroyer before so, either:
1) His post presidency so called executive privilege should still cover Bannon
or/and
2) As he states that he is still President he should surely have ongoing powers to pardon Bannon for his new alleged crimes.
ergo
3) If TFG does not try and exert his imaginary executive privilege to 'pardon' Bannon is that recognition that the he has indeed no power to do jack shit?

Oh my!



What is it with the anti vax cray cray crowd and the Holocaust? Oh. Wait.

Another day another denier being more victimised and in danger than Jews during the Holocaust. They really need to do one on this framing. I know the right wing love them some victimhood, it is a tune they dance to on a daily basis, but good grief. Still, I suppose it demonstrates to planet normal just how horrid these people are.

Some randomer called Leigh Dundas, who seems like a very lovely lady👀 and who said before the violent insurrection by the fascist America land on planet democracy America, that if Pence the Poodle did not vote to throw out the EC then no-one should be surprised if the far right cray cray crowd rose up just like the revolution, blah blah blah. Balanced kinda gal. This week at a San Francisco anti vax rant event she came out with this beauty:

“Today we face a bigger threat, I believe, than the Jews did in the late 1930s in Eastern Europe, I believe it is worse than child sex slavery, it is worse than every abuse we have heard about in our history books, I believe, I actually believe it is worse than war, because this threat is not just coming for one group – it is coming for all groups.”


Okay then.

I know that this bollocks of a narrative is about creating hysteria and paranoia and I cannot help stating the obvious that she is going for two distinct audiences here. Of course, the conned are a mark here, continue to keep them engaged in the faux covid battle of the ages for grift. Loads of them out there duping the duped on an ongoing basis. I think the child sex slavery bit plays really well with that crowd. They love a bit of all democrats eat babies schtick and linking the Q conspiracy on this to the anti vax narrative makes perfect sense.

However, this narrative about the holocaust – this ongoing bullshit false comparisons with the treatment of Jews in the run up and in WW2 is talking to a different audience entirely. And although some in this audience, can also be one of the conned aka above this language is talking explicitly to white supremacist, racist nasty nazi fuckers. To take it one step further – the white privileged very nice cray cray lady has decided, not only the holocaust but NOTHING in history is as bad as vaccine mandates. NOTHING she yells. Now I know she will have been thinking about American history, cause exceptionalism and xenophobic isolationism is a real thing when you are this deluded. So I am going to go with the obvious, the huge stain on the soul of America which is of course Slavery. According to this lot being made to have a jab in the arm is literally worse than the centuries long trading and enslavement of actual human beings for profit.

QED – This ilk of anti vaxxers are white supremacists first and foremost – and therein lies their motivation for causing such disruption and division. Nothing to do with the vaccine at all. It is just them being their worst racist nasty selves, after all they got a permission slip from TFG, to be as unpleasant and hate filled as they wanted cause MAGA. And they are not moving on from the joy of not having to behave in polite society anymore. They are exhausting.

Would you report a rape?

In the UK only 7% of reported rapes even get sent to the Crown Prosecution Service for consideration of charge. The conviction rate for that 7% is under 10%. Would you bother? Patriarchy does not give a shit, I would not engage I think. I am blessed that I have not been in that situation, but the threshold is all about holding the victims to account, not the rapist. Just watching a documentary on this, and uuuggghhhhh.

Mean is Mean and Kind is Kind. Tis ever thus.



Raise your hands if you have been a

1. Stupid bleeding heart liberal
&
2. Stupid politically correct liberal
&
3 Stupid woke liberal

I can only lay claim to 2 & 3 but with my liberal decoder ring - surely I can be an honorary member of the first?!?! You know ir makes sense!



To be fair, you can see why they struggle with liberals so much, after all living without empathy and kindness must cause a huge black hole of rottenness where their souls should reside. And they relish in it. Uugghhh.

Whose body, whose choice? The issues are different, and the difference really, truly matters.



But here’s the thing. A person who declines to have sex or give birth against their will does not directly harm others in the process. A woman who has an abortion does not force an unwanted pregnancy on the next ten people she meets. A girl who decides not to go home with her date does not oblige anyone else in the bar to fuck him. Yes, it sucks to be sexually rejected, but it is not, in fact, the moral equivalent of literally dying because a stranger was selfish. Nobody has yet been known to perish from erotic deprivation.

The issues are different, and the difference really, truly matters. The key question is whether the right to refuse a physical intervention puts others- potentially many, many others- at risk of serious harm and death. Those who refuse vaccines or masks are not merely exercising autonomy. They are not simply denying someone active care and attention. They are deliberately and willfully endangering other people.

‘My body, my choice’ doesn’t work when the choice endangers the bodies of hundreds of strangers.
...
Somehow, we have begun to define ‘freedom’ as ‘never having to put yourself out for other people’. That’s a sad, narrow vision of liberty. It was only ever designed for wealthy white men - and if the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that for some people to enjoy that shabby, self-dealing sort of autonomy, other people have to pay. If we plan to survive the century, we might do well to expand our definition of what freedom means, and whose freedom matters.

[link:https://lauriepenny.substack.com/p/whose-body-whose-choice|]
Emphasis mine

Really great article. Worth clicking on the link to read the whole piece...

Increasingly, some members of society seem outraged by the realization that they are, in fact, members of society. For some fragile individuals, the mere suggestion that they might be in any way responsible for the well-being of anyone else is received as a mortal insult, and being made aware that their actions have consequences is an unpardonable assault on their human rights - although human rights, being an essentially collective idea, are probably also a communist plot to destroy the family and dethrone god.

Fragile righties stealing a fundamental feminist principle to wage pandemic war... surprise! And they think it is a gotcha moment...



An utter cad, a moral vacuum, and a stranger to loyalty, probity and even friendship



Emphasis mine

Matthew Paris in the Times today. Got away with words he does. A squalid and solipsistic world... perfect framing.

Morality vacuum indeed. And yet they will probably give him a second tern in office. Truly depressing.

Also your tears are delicious,

https://twitter.com/Angry_Staffer/status/1456833653485588481

Hey Marge,

Sorry JFK Jr. didn’t come back - I know you were looking forward to it.

Also your tears are delicious, please keep tweeting



Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸
@mtgreenee
· 6h
Here are the “Republicans” that just voted to help Biden screw America.

But 6 Democrats did more than these 13 traitor Republicans to stop Biden’s fake Infrastructure bill by voting NO.

AOC
Tlaib
Pressley
Omar
Bush
Bowman

They have more balls than these R’s.


Every time a Nazi cries a tear of angry cause democracy wins, an angel gets their wings.

The cruelty (and racism) is the point

https://twitter.com/MollyJongFast/status/1454605396212166657
Reckon this is gonna be the go to gesture by the ethno nationalist white supremacy hate party that is the neo GOP. The new American Nazi salute? - watch out for it at whatever iteration of unite the right we are on now, when they go on their marches... guarantee they are standing back and standing by, watching closely and practicing the chop or whatever they call it.

They know exactly WHAT they are doing. After all this was NOT done in error...



They are hideous. This is not a bug it is the main feature. It is the whole point of what they have become.

We see you...



Heh.

NC Lt. Gov. Robinson Declares That 'Christian Patriots' Will 'Own This Nation and Rule This Nation'

Robinson began his speech by thanking God and declaring that anyone who doesn’t agree that the United States is a Christian nation is free to go live somewhere else.

“You can leave God’s country, and we will not miss you,” Robinson said.

Later, Robinson told the crowd that they are God’s regiment on Earth and “the living embodiment” of all those who have sacrificed their lives in defense of this nation.

“Tell our enemies on the other side of the aisle that will drag this nation down into a socialist hellhole that you will only do it as you run past me laying on the ground, choking on my own blood because I will not give up this nation to you!” Robinson bellowed. “It is not yours. You did not build it, you did not defend it, and you will not own it. We will. The Christian patriots of this nation will own this nation and rule this nation and help freedom survive for future generations.”

[link:https://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/nc-lt-gov-mark-robinson-declares-that-christian-patriots-will-own-this-nation-and-rule-this-nation/|]
Emphasis mine

These theocratic nationalists are proper scary cray cray. Paranoid wingnuts to a one, they are.
How anyone can listen to this Gillead living, theocracy wishing, democracy stealing 'christian' and think there is the guy I am going to vote for in 2024? Christian Patriots my arse. A cross between the Taliban and the Hand Maids Tale is their control freak patricarchy go to. Am I right?!?!?!



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