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Soph0571's Journal
May 29, 2022

It would be OK if their ridiculousness was not so frigging deadly

They have got this down pat, right? Holding two uniquely converse positions but hey, still sells to the MAGA low hanging IQ fruit, far right cray cray market place of deadly danger.

AND POINT>>>>>>>

You just know that the Karen here demanding teachers risk their lives for her kids, has also gone to demonstrations to ban CRT in schools and is all about don't say gay and calling teachers groomers because they teach facts to their kids.

Teaching is a vocation - not that the morons who are trying to force teachers to be armed would have a scooby about that, because they would not know anything but self promotion and grift if it jump up and bit that on their kleptocratic white supremacist theocratic old white arses.

May 25, 2022

When the leading cause of death in children is gun violence this is not a 2nd amendment issue it...

...is a public health issue

I was watching the news tonight and they were talking about the horrific stat that in the US the leading cause of death for children is gun violence. Not cancer, not traffic accidents, not tiny fingers in electrical sockets, not stranger danger, not family violence. In America - your child is more likely to die by gun violence than any other cause of childhood death. Do you know how crazy that sounds to everyone in the West? This is a public health emergency.

Oh and the pro life crowd can fuck off right off. They will happy allow the slaughter of babies as long as they have living breathing heart beat.

May 24, 2022

Sen. Chris Murphy: our kids run for their lives we do nothing? What are we doing? Why are you here?


Find a path forward here.

NBC News: Senator Murphy spoke to reporters as he walked off the Senate floor, saying, "spare me the bullshit about mental illness. We don't have any more mental illness than any other country in the world."
May 24, 2022

#BREAKING: Well-Regulated Militia Opens Fire In Robb Elementary School in Uvalde TX


#BREAKING: Well-Regulated Militia Opens Fire In Robb Elementary School in Uvalde TX; Cheap Thoughts And Useless Prayers Now Being Rushed To The Scene ... more on this soon-to-be-forgotten-and-then-repeated story as it develops ...

The absolute horror. Those poor babies. Rinse and repeat. At what point will enough be enough?
May 22, 2022

Drum roll please for the winner of the May photography contest

Wonderful competition as always. The theme was "I pulled over for this shot." Grumpy Old Guy was the theme decider and he did good.

In first place is HAB911 with the splendid Main Supply Route 1, Tongil-ro (Unification Road) DMZ to Seoul, Bukhan Mountain

Number two goes to Walleye with a stunning Winter Solstice Sunset, Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Delaware

And my personal favourite that came in third, by, WiVoter with a Upnorth Wisconsin Double Rainbow composition.

I am sure that you all want to give congrats.

And to everyone that took the time to get involved and to comment, the Photography Group thanks you. Please watch out for HABS theme for next month.

Please show appreciation in your marvellous DU way in the comments! Hurrah!

May 22, 2022

These 1950s 'tips to look after your husband' are quite the read


Of course. UGH.

Meanwhile a headline in the daily mail today be like...

But hey that is OK cause as the 1950's tell us:
Prepare the children.
‘Take a few minutes to wash the children’s hands and faces (if they are small), comb their hair, and if necessary, change their clothes. They are little treasures and he would like to see them playing the part.’

Get into the kitchen and push out those puppies as the fascist theocratic state demands, if they get their way.

Far right theocratic cray cray are gong to have forced birth by any means necessary. No contraception, no sex outside marriage, forced birth in all circumstances. When are these nutters going to realise that the Handmaid Tale is not a rule book to live by? Or trying to mirror some of the controls the Taliban impose on women is not a good luck.

May 19, 2022

Oklahoma legislature just passed the strictest anti-abortion law, banning abortion at fertilization

Just In: The Oklahoma legislature passed the most strict anti-abortion law, banning abortion at fertilization.

It's not pro-life.
It's pro-control.

And a great response on the thread:

...Meanwhile indeed

No more access to the morning after pill in Oklahoma then. The rest of BC is next, without a doubt.

May 19, 2022

Finals are up in GD !!!

Here's the link:


You know what I am going to say...


May 19, 2022

Finals Thread of the May Photography Competition for your Delectation and Delight!

Hey Everyone

Thanks you to everyone who voted in the preliminary rounds of the May Photography contest. DU has spoken and I am as pleased as punch to present the favourite 9 piccis for you to decide the winner of this splendid competition. The winner gets to decide the theme of the next competition. This month Grumpy Old Guy decided the theme and he settled on "I pulled over for this shot."

This poll will be open for 72 hours so please spread the word. Also please do comment in the comment section, those who enter these competitions really appreciate the kindness and praise that their images inspire.

Posted in GD with permission and by convention.

So without further ado the finalists are:

Winter Solstice Sunset, Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Delaware

Main Supply Route 1, Tongil-ro (Unification Road) DMZ to Seoul, Bukhan Mountain

Yellowstone Rush Hour, Grand Loop Road

Cafe that I was passing in Saint-Remy-de-Provence! I liked the way it looked.

Glory on Gloria Avenue

Glamis Dunes near Sunset


Moving the flock-Harris Creek Road

Upnorth Wisconsin Double Rainbow

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About Soph0571

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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