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Initech's Journal
Initech's Journal
February 11, 2024

Team Jesus or Team Soros?


This may be one of the single stupidest things I've ever seen. And I've seen them post some incredibly stupid shit over the years. They do realize that this is SAN FRANCISCO, right? The same San Francisco that the right wing has been shitting on for the last 10 years as a "democrat run city"? The same 49ers team that once employed the same Colin Kaepernick that they once rebelled against? And now all of a sudden they're rooting for the 49ers because they don't want to be associated with Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce? Just... WTF.
February 3, 2024

Armageddon Update: Pentagon Psy Op????

Titus nails it again! The MAGAs just get nuttier and nuttier.
January 27, 2024

Texas troopers told to push children into Rio Grande, deny water to migrants, records say

Officers working for Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security initiative have been ordered to push small children and nursing babies back into the Rio Grande, and have been told not to give water to asylum seekers even in extreme heat, according to an email from a Department of Public Safety trooper who described the actions as “inhumane.”

The July 3 account, reviewed by Hearst Newspapers, discloses several previously unreported incidents the trooper witnessed in Eagle Pass, where the state of Texas has strung miles of razor wire and deployed a wall of buoys in the Rio Grande.

According to the email, a pregnant woman having a miscarriage was found late last month caught in the wire, doubled over in pain. A four-year-old girl passed out from heat exhaustion after she tried to go through it and was pushed back by Texas National Guard soldiers. A teenager broke his leg trying to navigate the water around the wire and had to be carried by his father.

Holy shit. At what point do we say "enough is enough"? Greg Abbott, Ken Paxton, and Dan Patrick are some truly, sick, twisted, murderous, evil fucks who should be doing hard time for these atrocities. And so should their Fox News enablers (Sean Hannity, Steve Bannon, Alex Jones, etc). This is extremely cruel and inhumane.

The GOP wants blood and chaos at the border. They're preparing for an all out assault.
January 25, 2024

Missouri Rule Change Would Allow Senators to Challenge Each Other to a Duel

A member of the Missouri Senate has proposed a rule change that, if passed, would allow senators to challenge each other to a duel.

Senator Nick Schroer put a motion to the state's Senate to adopt a rule change allowing state politicians to settle grievances through physicality.

His proposed amendment was posted on X, formerly Twitter, by Missouri Senate Democrats. It read: "If a senator's honor is impugned by another senator to the point that it is beyond repair and in order for the offended senator to gain satisfaction, such senator may rectify the perceived insult to the senator's honor by challenging the offending senator to a duel.

January 22, 2024

I got to see one of the GOATs last night, Lewis Black!

OMG if you get the chance and he’s in your area definitely go see him one last time!

January 20, 2024

Armageddon Update - Jesus 2.0

Man Titus lets the Trumpvangelicals really have it! And they deserve all of the shit they get!
January 9, 2024

3 years since the insurrection. Let's make one thing perfectly clear.

The United States government is not responsible for Ashlii Babbitt's death. You know who is 100% responsible for her death? Ashlii Babbitt. And the people that she chose to listen to over the course of her life. That's what the right does - they refuse to take responsibility for their own actions and blame everybody else when they fail.

You know who is responsible for her death? It's Tucker Carlson, Alex Jones, Sean Hannity, Steve Bannon, Mike Lindell, TPUSA, Joe Rogan, Ben Shapiro, Charlie Kirk, Marjorie Greene, Lauren Boebert, the list goes on and on. Ultimately leading to Trump himself. If that's your only source of entertainment that's on you. Right wing extremist conspiracy theory propaganda is what got this country in the current mess that it's in. And you can see the damage that it's doing overseas too.

Your media diet says a lot about you. And it has an effect on everybody around you. If you watch nothing but Fox News 24 a day and start holding grudges against the government, that's your choice. You choose to consume this content. Yes, we can point fingers all we want at the people that produce this content, but we should also be watching and monitoring who consumes this content.

The bottom line is that misinformation kills. It's nothing to screw with. We saw that at work during COVID when nearly a million people voluntarily chose to sacrifice themselves because they listened to the bullshit being passed around social media by the likes of Sherri Tenpenny, Robert Kennedy Jr., and Trump himself and threatened to murder actual experts like Dr. Fauci who were telling the truth. Yes there's people out there who really did believe that COVID was caused by lizard people and that hyrdoxycholorquine and ivermectin were the only real cures, fuck the vaccine.

You know what would have prevented this? What would have prevented Trump and the insurrection? Education. But of course the right wing is doing everything they can to ensure that people aren't properly educated. They don't want a well educated populace that's capable of critical thinking. They want a population that's just dumb enough to push the buttons and not ask questions.

Which is why the choices of Ashlii Babbitt and the January 6th prisoners is solely on them. It's in the things they choose to read, watch and listen to. Misinformation kills. Extremist propaganda kills. It's done more damage to this country than Al Qaeda or the Taliban could ever dream of. Don't let yourself get "red pilled". It's bad for you.

December 31, 2023

Chicago mayor says Abbott causing 'chaos' by sending migrant buses

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson (D) said Sunday that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) was sowing “seeds of chaos” by sending buses of migrants to Chicago without prior warning and called for greater coordination between state and local officials.

In an interview on CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Johnson confirmed the city of Chicago had seen the arrival of several buses of migrants in the past several nights — and that yesterday, the City had even received an unexpected flight arriving in the city.

“The governor of Texas, Governor Abbott, is determined to continue to sow seeds of chaos. And last night, and several nights before, a number of buses continued to arrive in the city of Chicago, throughout the country without any coordination,” Johnson said. “And now he’s taken on this very dangerous task of placing individuals on airplanes and flying them into our various cities.”

“This is certainly a matter of, not just of our national security, but it’s the type of chaos that this governor is committed to administering,” Johnson added.

The real "border crisis" that Fox News won't report is that we have a fucking cruel and inhumane psychopath in charge of the Lone Star State. What is he getting out of this? This isn't funny.
November 21, 2023

Mixed reactions as Javier Milei wins Argentina presidential election

Reactions have been mixed as the world reacts to the election of libertarian outsider Javier Milei as the next president of Argentina.

Taking a chance on the eccentric economist’s programme of radical reform after decades of economic stagnation, the Latin American nation handed Milei an overwhelming victory on Sunday.

His election heralds a dramatic shake-up of the country’s economy and institutions amid public anger over high inflation and record poverty rates under the centre-left Peronist coalition.

“I am a man of democracy, and I value nothing more than the popular verdict. I trust that tomorrow we can start working with Javier Milei to guarantee an orderly transition,” said outgoing President Alberto Fernandez.

“I congratulate Javier Milei for bravely representing the will to advance and prosper that lives in the hearts of Argentinians. He knew how to listen to the voice of young people and the fatigue of millions of neglected and impoverished people,” said former President Mauricio Macri.

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Fuck you Milei and fuck you Putin. The bad guys win again.

BTW John Oliver's explanation of Milei:

November 12, 2023

The man accused of attacking Nancy Pelosi's husband was caught up in conspiracies, defense says

After his arrest, DePape, 43, allegedly told a San Francisco detective that he wanted to hold Nancy Pelosi hostage. He said that if she told him the truth, he would let her go and if she lied, he was going to “break her kneecaps” to show other members of Congress there were “consequences to actions,” according to prosecutors.

DePape, who lived in a garage in the Bay Area city of Richmond and had been doing odd carpentry jobs to support himself, allegedly told authorities he had other targets, including a women’s and queer studies professor, California Gov. Gavin Newsom, actor Tom Hanks and President Joe Biden’s son Hunter.

The professor, who is also expected to testify next week, was DePape’s main target and DePape went to the Pelosis’ home to have Nancy Pelosi “lure her out,” Linker said.

San Francisco Police Acting Lt. O’Connor, who helped process the crime scene, testified she collected a sleeping bag and two backpacks from the Pelosis’ patio that DePape allegedly brought with him. Items in the backpacks included a sledgehammer, zip ties, gloves, duct tape, cash, a Canadian passport, a Canadian birth certificate, men’s clothes, a video game console, and two inflatable, multicolor unicorn costumes, she said.

WTF! I knew this guy was crazy... but two multi-colored unicorn costumes? I feel like MSNBC buried the lead on this one. I need to know more.

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