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bucolic_frolic's Journal
bucolic_frolic's Journal
January 27, 2024

Judges that cannot accept precedent are beholden to something other than the Constitution

They should be removed for siding with those in rebellion against the USA

December 7, 2023

Post Civil War

Reconstruction period, former Confederates were removed from political office or prevented from running. This was enforcement of the occupying US Army, which was the enforcement authority during that time period. There were no civil authorities (courts). All this was overseen and run by General Grant.

Post 14th Amendment, Congressional removal of "disabilities" were needed to run for office. Apparently these were granted several times in laws and amnesties that dated into the early 20th century. Former Confederates couldn't just run for office, they needed approval.

Now that's been flipped on its head. No one's responsible, no one knows who to turn to, no one wants the responsibility, no clear precedent was set, and it would be a terrible tragedy to apply the Constitution to Trump.

Trump has said he's at war with American democracy. Is that good enough? If he's at war with the government, he shouldn't run the government.

May 4, 2023

Don't ignore narcissistic injury to stupid people and the resultant trauma bond

Internal strength eviscerated, taught to worship narcissistic leaders to the point of moral and financial bankruptcy, anger directed against demonized political opponents, guns as a solution to anger and insecurity, stir the rage daily with a talk show home fryer, and you have loose cannons ready to blaze on any given day.

The trauma bond is they're being flattered, protected, energized at the same time they're being used, exploited, denigrated, disrespected. They lose their minds to demi-gods hell bent on power and money. I wonder if these shooters feel on a gut level that they are only trying to do their part in the power grab.

March 8, 2023

Rethugs wanted N. Pelosi out of their way, now they face Jeffries and Raskin

how do they like that?

Is boobert a bimbo caricature? She stands up there and shakes and bounces. Must thrill the UltraChauvinists

February 17, 2023

I expect to see lawn signs

"Jesus is my Savior, Trump is my character reference."

February 16, 2023

Catalyic Thief Converted to Juice

"I saw me enough," he said. "The good times rolled over me."

April 25, 2022

That's the cycle, culture covers for the rich and discontents the left who elect fascists eventually

Then wars, revolutions, insurrections leading to regret and cleansing and we start over.

The French Revolution, btw, could be seen as having a significant insurrection component, since there were elites stirring up the populace before and during.

March 19, 2022

That's spot on, and how do rural Dems and Inds perceive the REPUBLICAN WAR ON NEIGHBORS?

That's what I've been calling the LGBTQ/Abortion Bounties/CRT Censorship/Voter Suppression. Republicans are dividing America into those who agree with them and will strong arm the citizenry, and those they morally demonize so they can punish them. It is a none-too-subtle war of hatred. I suspect many people don't clearly realize what's going on so they just go along.

May 10, 2021

Truth emerges. Call it the Big Treason.


Eric Garland
Suggestion: Don't call the violent assault on democracy "the Big Lie." It doesn't matter what they believe. What matters is that they invited foreign enemies to attack us and then attempted a coup d'état.

It's the Big Treason.
8:38 AM · May 10, 2021·Twitter Web App

Eric Garland

"Ooh, look, these people have been *tricked* into believing this unusual thing - let's study it! Oh, such a problem," is the wrong framework. Relieves criminals of their own FREE WILL AND RESPONSIBILITY.

Selfish, deluded, asshole traitors betrayed America. It doesn't matter why.
Eric Garland

The traitors broke laws, must be tried, and if the evidence is beyond a reasonable doubt, convicted. As such, I don't give a fuck what they believe.

The courts' question is did they:
- Engage in conspiracy
- Assault
- Kill
- Launder money
- Work for foreign nations?
Eric Garland

They can believe the Tooth Fairy encouraged them to attack the Capitol on January 6, 2021. That matters not a whit. The question is, did they:
- Incite violence
- Organize the attack
- Commit wire fraud?

That should be our focus: PROSECUTE CRIMINALS.
Eric Garland

The tax-evading bajillionaires behind the attack on democracy paid big bucks to create these propaganda networks spreading lies and encouraging malicious ignorance.

Eric Garland

No more debates about evolution.
End public discourse on "Is algebra satanic?"
Shut down anyone who calls it a "post-truth world."
Shame and ridicule those who don't believe in science.
Encourage different opinions, but stop allowing people to have their own facts.
Eric Garland

The trend toward Idiocracy was a long-term operation to manufacture consent by cultivating an insane, fascism-prone mindset. It's psychological warfare.

No more gauzy media profiles of the people they turned into weapons. Too much is at stake.
February 23, 2021

"Fly me to Cancun and let me play among the stars"

Ted Cruz has defined himself. Make him live it, every day.

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