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Atticus's Journal
Atticus's Journal
October 31, 2022

The Joseph Goebbels Institute of Stochastic Terrorism has announced that Donald John Trump

(American killers are always called by three names) has won the annual "Blut Fuehrer" cup fashioned of fine Austrian crystal for the eighth consecutive year.

At a press conference, Heinrich ("Hiney" )Heineman spoke glowingly of the man he refers to as "broder Trump. "What can I say? This man is what Americans call 'the real deal! He has obviously read and understands the wisdom outlined in 'Mein Kampf' by the man whose greatness he aspires to repeat. Und---excuse me---And, his duplication of Joseph Goebbel's methods in manipulating the people has been magnificent! Broder Trump has absorbed and implemented one of Herr Goebbel's great quotes:
'It would not be impossible to prove with sufficient repetition and a psychological understanding of the people concerned that a square is in fact a circle.'

A square is a circle. An apple is a banana. I am a genius. Biden is senile. Pelosi is a traitorous criminal socialist who drinks babies' blood.

You see, there really is no one even close to his devotion to our methods and purposes. That Pelosi event last week in California was masterful and removed any doubt about his entitlement to this recognition.

To Broder Trump, AGAIN our "Blut Fuehrer", we say "SIEG HEIL!"

October 31, 2022

So Mr. DePaepe is said to be "unbalanced" or "deranged" or whatever other word the laptop

militia decide to use to somehow "excuse" his attempt to murder Mr. Pelosi.

First, I think such a critical diagnosis should be done by those trained to do so, not just some yahoo who "has done a lot of research" on the internet.

Second, the overwhelming majority of "unbalanced" folks are totally non-violent.

Finally, SO WHAT?

Everyone knows that there are more than a handful of "disturbed" or "unbalanced" people in this country. More than a handful of those folks unfortunately soak up anything they read on the internet or hear on RWNJ media outlets as "the TRUTH, by Gawd!"

If you believe this man was not prodded to do what he did by several years of constant false accusations, criticisms and violent suggestions aimed at Nancy Pelosi by Donald John Trump (we usually use three names to identify KILLERS), then you are, plain and simple, either an idiot or as evil as he is.

October 31, 2022

Do not stand on one leg and hold your breath until the current crop of election-denying MAGAts

who are either running for or already in an elected office "pivot" and begin acting like loyal Americans. It ain't happenin', folks.

There is no "convincing" or "educating" left to be attempted. If they are still too cowardly to buck tfg, they are not going to suddenly grow a spine and become decent human beings.

Like a necrotic gangrenous limb, they cannot be salvaged. The quicker they are amputated the quicker the body politic of America can begin the healing process.

Defeat. Impeach. Suspend. Shame. Shun.


October 30, 2022

Lemme see if I've got this straight---- a 42 year old white man whose social media is filled with

extreme right-wing memes, conspiracy theories and anti-Democrat posts breaks into Speaker Pelosi's personal residence just after 2:00 a.m. carrying a hammer and a bag containing duct tape and zip ties. He confronts the Speaker's 82 year old husband demanding "WHERE'S NANCY? WHERE'S NANCY?" and attempts to tie up Paul Pelosi. Mr. Pelosi somehow called 911 without being noticed and when police arrived, the attacker told them they were "waiting for Nancy" and then savagely struck Mr. Pelosi numerous times with the hammer, fracturing his skull and doing "serious injury" to his right hand and arm. He was in brain surgery for 5 hours.

And, now, after all the above has been widely reported, WHY do I still have to be sickened by highly paid TV "journalists" wondering aloud about "what could have been this disturbed man's motive?"

Gee, ya don't think the stochastic terrorists spreading the Big Lie and profoundly stupid MAGA-Q conspiracy theories might be just a little bit responsible for "motivating" this violent thug, do ya?

This was an attempt to assassinate Speaker Nancy Pelosi who, fortunately, was in Washington D.C. at the time. Does anyone seriously doubt that the hammer-wielding punk who tried to kill her husband thought he was doing what "President Trump" wanted?

October 30, 2022

A little perspective on interest rates: (not a wonky post)

In 1981, home interest rates were at an all-time high at over---sit down if you need to---18%. We had been "lucky" enough to get a mortgage in the late '70s at a few points below that.

When we borrowed for the home we now live in, interest was "down" to 10.32%.

My point in posting about my personal experience with mortgage rates is simply this: it has been much worse in the past and---we survived.

I understand that "things are different" today, but "things were different" for me than they were for my parents in the '50s. We will find a way to get through this.

"This, too, shall pass".

October 30, 2022

First, they came for women seeking abortions, but I am not a woman so I stood silent.

Then, they came for doctors who had performed life-saving abortions, but I am not a doctor so I kept quiet.

Next, they came for people who use birth control, but my wife is past child-bearing age, so---again---I minded my own business.

Then, they came for those in same-sex or mixed-race marriages, but my wife an I are both straight caucasians, so------

And, now, some say they may use face recognition technology to come for those of us at the January, 2021 "Women's March", but that's just too extreme even for them! There's no way----------

Be right back---there's someone at the door--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

October 29, 2022

I am certain this will put some folks' knickers in a twist but, this close to watershed midterms,

I don't see the need for any negative posts about any Democrat in any race on a Democratic board.

October 29, 2022

Could I say something to folks who don't know how to react to MAGA threats and attacks?

DON'T stay silent.

DON'T stay home on election day.

DON'T scrape off bumper stickers or take down yard signs.

So, what should you DO?

GET PISSED, PEOPLE! Let that fire burn in your belly and make it visible in your eyes when confronting any asshole who even begins to threaten or intimidate non-MAGA folks!

When we "let it slide" they win. Yes, we want to be the adult in the room, but "adult" does not mean "weakling" or "patsy" or "snowflake".

DO NOT miss an opportunity to make your opposition to these thugs public.

October 28, 2022

Is there any source that could tell us the number of threats/assaults since 2015 on Democrats

vs how many on Republicans?

Thanks for any help you can provide.

October 28, 2022

Ew-w-w! I just dipped a toe into the FOX swamp and guess what? They sure hope we don't get

distracted by repeating some of the MAGA/Q posts Paul Pelosi's attacker had put on the internet. You see, "he posted all sorts of crazy irrational stuff" on there. Therefore, he was not really a RWNJ; he was just "dangerously unbalanced".

You'd have to have the IQ of a philodendron to let that bs slide down your gullet! AND, FOX "journalists", doesn't "dangerously unbalanced" describe Dear Leader and the cultists who worship at his altar?

UGH! I need to shower!

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