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Soph0571

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Hometown: UK
Home country: 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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Next best tweet of the day, Barack Obama stylee

https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1248355116773769216

Mayors have been working hard to help us get through this pandemic, and they’ll have just as big a task to help people through hard times ahead. I spent some time with many of them today to thank them for their efforts, and asked them to keep up the good work.


Remember when America had a President that had empathy and was competent. Building up the people at the coal face of the pandemic. Just right and proper. Of course Trump will now put in a law that no elected official anywhere can speak to President Obama.

This Is Trump's Fault

A s the pandemic kills, as the economic depression tightens its grip, Donald Trump has consistently put his own needs first. Right now, when his only care should be to beat the pandemic, Trump is renegotiating his debts with his bankers and lease payments with Palm Beach County.

He has never tried to be president of the whole United States, but at most 46 percent of it, to the extent that serving even the 46 percent has been consistent with his supreme concerns: stealing, loafing, and whining. Now he is not even serving the 46 percent. The people most victimized by his lies and fantasies are the people who trusted him, the more conservative Americans who harmed themselves to prove their loyalty to Trump.
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Trump has mouthed the slogan “America first,” but he has never acted on it. It has always been “Trump first.” His business first. His excuses first. His pathetic vanity first.

Trump has taken millions in payments from the Treasury. He has taken millions in payments from U.S. businesses and foreign governments. He has taken millions in payments from the Republican Party and his own inaugural committee. He has taken so much that does not belong to him, that was unethical and even illegal for him to take. But responsibility? No, he will not take that.

Yet responsibility falls upon Trump, whether he takes it or not. No matter how much he deflects and insults and snivels and whines, this American catastrophe is on his hands and on his head.

[link:https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/americans-are-paying-the-price-for-trumps-failures/609532/|]

It is worth clicking the link. It is a long read but it is a forensic examination of Trumps utter incompetency during this pandemic. I mean you know that he really is this awful but seeing all the instances of inaction or malicious decision making in one place is evidence that when all this is over people need to go to prison...

It's a step away from damnation.

. Look, I could be a dick about this (I have been and I probably will be again, but, hey, this is the mood I'm in now) and say that if you're a Sanders voter who refuses to vote for Biden, you're giving the election to Trump and all that that means, especially when it comes to the Supreme Court. Instead, let me put it another way: Trump and his administration and his voters just fucking suck. They are just fucking terrible human beings who are actively harming people in the USA, who are accelerating climate change, who are savagely anti-immigrant, who want to get rid of women's rights and LGBTQ rights and civil rights, who have no problem with the country becoming a white nationalist Christian theocracy, who love guns and hate things like food inspections, who are corporatists at a level that would make even the most craven corporate teat-sucking Democrat look like an amateur, and who hate you, like hate you for existing and hate everything you stand for and would probably like to arrest you, eject you from the country, send you to a Trump reeducation camp or worse. Don't you wanna fuck up their world? I do. Very, very badly. I want their world shattered. The way to start to do that is to get rid of Trump. That's why I will have no problem voting for Biden. It's a step away from this path of damnation. I'll do it without any hesitation. You should, too.

https://rudepundit.blogspot.com/

Exactly all of this.

They say both parties are "the same" and it doesn't matter...

https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/1248046216539242496
Obama warned Americans about preparing for a global pandemic back in 2014


This is depressing. We all know how many Americans would be saved from this virus if Obama was still in charge, or if this pandemic started next year and Biden was President.

At this point there can be no doubt that the difference between the republican and democratic parties is huge:

One party is a death cult, The other party isn't that. One President takes full responsibility for what happens on his watch. The other will never take responsibility, even as citizens die because of his actions and in-actions. So above all else, even if you are gutted that Bernie has dropped out, every single person on the left needs to vote for Joe.

This is about responsible government versus chaos.

'Death is a welcomed friend': Pastor calls on Christians to defy coronavirus lockdown -- even if it..

..kills them

Spell was charged with violating an executive order that bans churches from holding large gatherings, but showed his defiance last Tuesday by holding a service that was attended by over 1,000 people. Speaking to TMZ, Spell said that true Christians would be willing to die from coronavirus, adding that those who “prefer tyranny over freedom do not deserve freedom.”

“The bible teaches us to be absent from our bodies so we can be present with the Lord,” Spell said. “So like any revolutionary, or like any zealot, or like any pure religious person, death looks to them like a welcomed friend.”

[link:https://www.rawstory.com/2020/04/death-is-a-welcomed-friend-pastor-calls-on-christians-to-defy-coronavirus-lockdown-even-if-it-kills-them/|]

Fucking dangerous idiot. He not only wants to sacrifice his own religious community but the wider community that his congregants mix with @ work etc. If they go to church and end up dead they made their choice, but how dare they make that choice for everyone they mix with in the wider community. Bloody literal death cult. Zealots are so exhausting.

Stay calm and Benghazi



Exactly.

Trumps Covid-19 strategy be like...


Graphic mine

Ain't he a peach?

https://twitter.com/shahmiruk/status/1247071296065875968

This video from
@mrjamesob
made Dominic Raab, the man sitting in place of our Prime Minister, so angry that he went round blocking all of us that shared it & pretended like it never existed. Enjoy!


Does not exactly fill one with confidence that he will be making the right decisions for the country. He does not do empathy, sympathy or any kind of thy at all.

After Nov. fixing the shit they broke will be key, so I thought I would start a TODO list 2021

Re-establish positions and ranks for all whose careers were destroyed by the Trump Administration.

All federal level candidates must submit tax returns for at least the previous 10-years to get on the ballot. Prohibit anyone who has not fully complied with tax requirements to run for any office. If you fail pay your taxes or use your assets to avoid paying your rightful share of the tax burden you cannot represent taxpayers. Ditto for business records.

All federal level candidates to undergo full physical and mental evaluations by an independent advisory board made up of medical (actual) experts, with an impartial risk assessment score to determine if they are fit to hold office.

Impeachment of all unqualified judges, appointed in the last 4 years, to be replaced with actual professionals.

Expand the Supreme Court.

Conduct investigations and launch criminal proceedings against everyone who participated in, aided or abetted the unlawful conduct of the Trump Administration.

Confiscation of assets from all those who illegally profited from the Trump Administration.

All federal level lawmakers must divest all stocks and investments and family ‘blind trusts’ are prohibited.

One cannot employ any member of their family or extended family within their offices. Period. Never. Nope. Not. One.

Reform Electoral College.

Ensure voting is cost neutral for all citizens by expanding ballots by mail, by proxy and introducing a paid public holiday for in-person voting. Introduce fines at state level if any citizen has to queue for more than one hour to cast their vote.

Conduct an investigation into the criminally incompetent handling of the Covid-19 pandemic at a federal level and bring charges to bear for negligent manslaughter against all members of the previous administration who enabled Trump to dismiss the virus with such ease, leading to the unnecessary death of thousands of American citizens.


Of course this list is not exhaustive. Feel free to add to it! Joe is going to be busy, I say!!

Foraging for tinned tomatoes at the epicentre of a pandemic...



The new normal. And the mask sure as hell makes your glasses steam up.
And no tinned tomatoes to be found. Ggggrrrr
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