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Soph0571

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Hometown: UK
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Member since: Fri Oct 13, 2017, 06:59 PM
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About Me

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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Pence: Idea of overturning election results is 'un-American'

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday defended his role in certifying the results of the 2020 election, saying he was “proud” of what he did on Jan. 6 and declaring that there is “almost no idea more un-American than the notion that any one person could choose the American president.”
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“Now there are those in our party who believe that, in my position as presiding officer over the joint session, that I possessed the authority to reject or return electoral votes certified by the states,” he said. “But the Constitution provides the vice president with no such authority before the joint session of Congress

“And the truth is,” he continued, “there’s almost no idea more un-American than the notion that any one person could choose the American president. The presidency belongs to the American people and the American people alone.”

[link:https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/pence-idea-of-overturning-election-results-is-unamerican-mike-pence-donald-trump-american-joe-biden-congress-b1872531.html|]
Emphasis mine

And in the immediate future, as sure as night follows day...

Mike Pence is about to get cancelled ala Cheney
Trump will issue a rant
Tucker will call for extreme measures
All of the 2024 wannabees will move further to the right in their outrage...

And for everyone else - far too little far too late... after supporting the systematic dismantling of democrat norms for four years, get the hell outta here.

''Squashed Like a Bug': Gaetz Smacked Down After 'Rage-Tweeting a Slander on America's Entire

Military History’

“I personally find it offensive that we are accusing the United States military, our general officers, our commissioned and noncommissioned officers of being quote ‘woke,’ or something else because we’re studying some theories that are out there,” Milley told Gaetz.

Gaetz, whose district has a huge military presence including one of the largest air bases in the world, did not wait long to strike back, attacking General Milley:


[link:https://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/2021/06/squashed-like-a-bug-gaetz-smacked-down-after-rage-tweeting-a-slander-on-americas-entire-military-history/|]

He is such a fucking outrage... there is literally no shame, at all.

One of the astute and accurate responses:



LOL, Many more put downs at the link!

To be conservative today is to actively work to burn it all down



In the olden days to be conservative was about conserving tradition and the status quo. Very dull way of looking at the world. and progress was an anathema to them, but to be conservative today is to actively work to burn it all down. They have moved on from conserving the status quo for the benefit of the male pale and stale patriarchy, to fuelling culture wars based on bollocks and systematically trying to dismantle democracy, using the very tools of democracy to do so.

GOP is to democracy as it is to progress and equality...

Jabber? Come on.

https://twitter.com/jessphillips/status/1407666714909753348

For the PM to describe questions about rape convictions as ‘jabber’ is disgraceful. But this is the man who once said investigating child sexual abuse was ‘spaffing money up the wall’ - he doesn’t care about tackling sexual violence.


Because of cause he did... good grief.
I am very sure that rape victims across the land, who have been very poorly served by predominantly white middle aged privilege male administration, feel very reassured by the PMs tact and sensitivity while being pushed about the criminally low prosecution and conviction rapes in the country - they were always bad - but with this administration they have fallen off a cliff. Jabber indeed.

White Supremacy is Fascism


Graphic mine

All of the voter suppression tactics across the American red wall, and the blocking of any debate in the senate by McTurtle on voter reform is all about one thing - right wing white wankers thinking that their right to power is absolute and blocking anyone who looks at their shit and knows it stinks, from accessing their franchise. They believe that in their whiteness they have the absolute right to rule - they they get to sit at the high table of white supremacist privilege while the rest of us should be grateful for any scattered crumbs. They believe the monstrous lie that somehow they are 'better' and have the right to rule - which is why they are more than willing to quote the big lie ad infinitum, refuse to agree a commission on a violent insurrection by their white supremacist friends and comrades, and are actively fighting against the American experiment and the democratic republican principles on which it was founded.

Fascist they be, and they cannot be allowed to get away with it.

Five years on and sooooooooo much winning 👀



Fish
Agriculture
NI Protocol and the threat to peace
Sausage Wars
Lying to the Queen
Empty shelves
Massive drop in trade to EU block
Breaching international law
Union Jacks EVERYWHERE
Very cost intensive bureaucracy at trade borders
English far right nationalism run amuck - ignoring any constitutional norm that does not fit their far right narrative.

You know how they say referendum on constitutional matters should only be done once in a generation? I think we should get to decide what length of time a generation is - after all things change at a rate of knots these days. Heh.

Sooooooooooo much winning.

And now the promotion of that shitty song they want kids to sing in school on Friday cause Flags and Right Wing Bollocks. Have you seen it? Apologies in advance...

https://twitter.com/FernRiddell/status/1407408058863599631
What the *FRESH UNHOLY HELL* is this.


Of course the Department of Education suggests all school children should sing this on what they have dubbed freedom day this Friday.

Other than the slight overtones of Hitler Youth, they seem not have given a moments consideration to how this might go over in NI with the current tensions, oh and most schools in Scotland will be closed for the summer by Friday. Brexit Great Britain is literally English Nationalism. I mean can you imagine anyone coming out with that ditty 6 years ago? Unless it was as a parody.

There is an unembellished truth here for the male and stale self-appointed morality police



Exactly this rapey right wing man... heh.

First amendment rights be damned...

Trump appointed Judge rules that Trump, and his flunkies, did not deliberately conspire to remove BLM protesters (violently) so he could strut up to St John's Episcopal Church and hold a bible upside down for pictures to show godly he is. Just like Jesus.

In the ruling the Trump appointed Judge states: ' These allegations, taken as true, do not show sufficient "events, conversations, or documents indicating an agreement or meeting of the minds' amongst the defendants to violate (plaintiffs') rights based on (their) membership in a protected class. Merely alleging that the defendant officials communicated, without alleging any details of those communications that suggest an unlawful agreement, cannot justify inferring the requisite agreement for a... conspiracy.'

As Scott Michelman from the ACLU said 'Today´s ruling essentially gives the federal government a green light to use violence, including lethal force against demonstrators, as long as federal officials claim to be protecting national security, not only is this decision a stunning rejection of our constitutional values and protestors´ First Amendment rights, but it effectively places federal officials above the law.'

So much shit still needs to be cleaned up from the Trump era. *sighs*

Well isn't this shit special in 2021?



Well fuckity fuck would you look at that? Got news for this misogynist, any woman worth her salt - whether sweary or not would walk over burning hot coals to get away from him.

I am defeated...



The Art of Afternoon Tea

BUUUUUURRRRRRPPPPP! LOL
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