‘Tooning in on the GOP When pictures can be worth a thousand righteous rants. Attribution: Book Learning by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune, UT
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Attribution: Debt Ceiling Crisis by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News, NY
Attribution: Tipping the Scales by Dave Whamond, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com
[I don’t think the lyrics of the old hymn “onward, christian soldiers marching off to war with the cross of jesus…” really meant to be taken the way the GOPers are interpreting them. quite the opposite as far as the salvation army who “adopted the hymn as it’s favoured processional” according to wiki. wiki also noted the lyrist baring-gould changed the fifth line of the same verse from “We are not divided” to “Though divisions harass” which seems applicable to the estranged times of today.]
GOP wants a culture war? Let’s go after their Culture of Hate — the TV ads write themselves…
DeSantis has made anti-LGBTQ+ legislation a large part of his agenda as he prepares to seek the Republican presidential nomination — Associated Press
This didn’t take long, many more lawsuits to come I’m sure… “”Families sue over Florida’s new bans on gender-affirming care” — Scripps News
more thoughts on GOPer “family values”
Conservatives love to claim they support “Family Values,” but nothing could be further from the truth. Luckily progressives everywhere, including Rep. Eric Swalwell and comedian Ben Gleib, are slamming this sham and exposing to the world how hypocritical it is.
Zelensky arrives in Hiroshima for last-minute visit to G7 summit – The Washington Post
DeSanty is really totally like a Gilbert & Sullivan petty potentate, but then, also:
Play (as in theater) of the week:
“The Emperor Jones”, by Eugene O’Neill, in which a man gets above his raisin’s and of course F’s around and F’s out.
Alls that’s left is for him to call somebody “Macacca”. lol
I know, never count ‘em out, but jeebus, this guy’s goose is slap burnt.
“Attorney General Ken Paxton is investigating Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston for providing gender transition-related care to minors, his office announced Friday. This is the second such investigation in as many weeks, as the Legislature moves to formally ban gender-affirming care for minors.”
“Gender-affirming care ranges from “socially transitioning” — using different pronouns or dressing differently — to puberty blockers, hormone therapy and surgical interventions.”
“But even before those treatments are formally banned, Paxton has used the might of his office to try and stop hospitals from providing this care. Two weeks ago, Paxton announced a similar investigation into Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, citing allegations from a hidden camera video investigation from the conservative activist group Project Veritas.”
“The same day Paxton announced the investigation, parents began receiving calls from Dell Children’s, telling them their appointments were canceled and their doctors had parted ways with the adolescent health clinic.”
Texass isn’t about to be out un-woked by Floriduh.
“Texas Republicans have filed dozens of bills affecting LGBTQ people. Here’s what they’d do.”
“Texas could become the second state in the country after Florida to ban diversity, equity and inclusion offices in higher education.”
“Earlier in the debate, Kuempel also successfully introduced an amendment that clarifies the legislation bans DEI offices that “promote differential treatment,” and ensures all hiring initiatives are “color-blind and sex neutral.”
“If a school is found to violate the bill, they have 180 days to fix the issue or risk losing state funding. It also allows students and employees to sue a university that violates this law.”
“I think they are upset with the fact that people who have historically been marginalized are getting opportunities that people who have been from majority groups have been getting forever,” said Sameeha Rizvi, a student at the University of Texas at Austin who has been organizing against the legislation. “So it just feels like a political attack on a very real entity that is meant to help all students.”
If you are not a straight, white man who identifies as Christian (despite un-Christian behavior), Republicans are gunning for your rights. Let’s hope everyone knows it and they can’t restrict voting rights enough to let them remain in power. If they want a civil war, they will get it. They will lose, again.
the GOPer campaign nightmare about to begin
PAC to draft Tucker Carlson for president launches | The Hill
warning: the following ad may make you sick. unfit for sensible and sensitive souls should to watch.
Yeah, so, Tom Hanks was actually arguing against the re-editing of the Roald Dahl library of books that were revised to appeal to contemporary liberal sensitivities.
It’s not just right-wingers that have lost their goddamned minds, it’s everybody! 🎉
“In the show, Gold is equally critical of both the right and the left and the swiftness to judge and condemn.”
The comedian, Judy Gold, did an off-Broadway show about both the book banners and the PC police creating a harsh environment. It was a great show and I hope they film it for streaming, for those who will hear.
The changes made to the language in Roahl Dahl’s book Twits, makes me wonder how they will handle the new movie.
“In The Twits, more than a dozen changes were made, including changing “ladies and gentlemen” to “folks” and removing words like batty, nutty, screwy, ugly, and hag.”
“In her right hand she carried a walking stick. She used to tell people that this was because she had warts growing on the sole of her left foot and walking was painful. But the real reason she carried a stick was so that she could hit things with it, things like dogs and cats and small children.”
“In her right hand she carried a walking stick. Not because she needed help walking. But the real reason she carried a stick was so that she could hit things with it, things like dogs and cats and small children.”
I guess they didn’t want to offend anyone with plantar warts?
And The Winner is
Wow Blazing almost did it RR, BB we made some money
So, no winners on our Trail again?
Craig… that was exciting!
Here is a link to the almost current anti-Trans map.
NEW THREAD by Jack