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THE CONSERVATIVE TAKE ON THE CULTURE WAR: “YEAH, YOU WON, PROGRESSIVES, BUT YOU CHEATED!”

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I am currently reading John Nolte’s article on 11 reasons the Left has not won the Culture War at Breitbart.com. Simply reading this is making my day because I love to laugh in the morning. Millions of conservatives have likely read this today and more than a thousand have commented. Those comments will be covered by Fred Schwartz later in the day.

Nolte begins with same sex marriage which I see as a full faith and credit legal issue not a moral and religious one. I don’t think, however, that any shop owner has a right to refuse service to a gay couple anymore than they have the right to refuse service to a person based on their race, religion, gender or disability. The author feels that the “voice of the people” has been tossed out in favor of the rulings of “activist judges.” In a bizarre twist John Nolte points to a rise in “Christian entertainment” as proof that Americans really do not want people they do not know of the same sex to get married. The singular example is the film “Heaven is for Real” which has grossed nothing yet because the film is to be released today. Nolte’s point is that Sony TriStar Pictures has decided to release the film on a Wednesday in 2,417 theaters. This film and others like it are one point Nolte shows as proof that on the topic of same sex marriage the Right is winning. I will make a claim here: Heaven is for Real will not make more money between its premiere and the end of the box office weekend than “Transcendence” will make from its opening until Sunday night on a theater by theater basis.

The next Culture War issue is the legalization of marijuana. Both Washington state and Colorado have legalized the weed most notorious to conservatives and more states are moving to decriminalize small amounts. Most recently the state of Maryland did just that becoming the first state south of the Dixon-Line to decriminalize pot. Fourteen other states and the District of Columbia have also done so. Nolte does not address any of the medical reasons for pot use or even recreational ones as a justification for a victory here in the Culture war. Instead he states that abortion rights activists are on their heels quoting an article on Breitbart.com no less about a poll conducted by the Knights of Columbus regarding abortion rights. The Gallup Polling Service numbers show that those who view themselves as pro-Life vice those that are pro-Choice are nearly equal at 48% to 45%. The numbers of those seeing abortion as federally defined from the same poll vice those who do not believe abortion should be legal at all is 52% vice 20% as of May 2013. Nolte loses this battle as well.

Nolte sticks with entertainment decrying the amount of sex on television but reveling in what he calls the return of the masculine male on the National Geographic Channel. These shows according to the author “celebrate the working class and their traditional values.” What he really means is they celebrate being white, Christian and living in the woods or where it’s very cold. The next “reason” the Right is winning the Culture War is the ascendancy of Jimmy Fallon to the Tonight Show as a counter to Stephen Colbert stepping into David Letterman’s slot after his retirement next year. There is no rhyme or reason to this at all.

The next nugget reveals something about conservatives. They like strong male characters. Nolte point to Don Draper [Mad Men] Walter White [Breaking Bad] and Tony Soprano [The Sopranos] as examples of these. They are called “flawed” and “anti-heroes” and I imagine that takes the guilt away for all the nudity, sex, drugs and violence which conservative say they are against on TV.

More entertainment, really? Miley Cyrus is popular but unions are dying says Nolte. I fear conservatives may never come out of this irrational abyss. As if the weakness of unions in America is a good thing for those working class people they say they love?

Conservative media is on the upswing says Nolte. Well get back to me in 20 years when most Fox News viewers are either dead or senile or have slaughtered their family. There is a trend in there demographically if you just take the time to look.

Women are getting birth control but conservatives have their guns! This is awful. War on women much? The fear of the Other is oozing here.

Nolte sees more money in politics as a solution to what ails the Right politically. No John, the key would be to make your tent bigger. Oh, that’s right you can’t do that because you’d have to let in all those brown people, women and gay people on a level playing field.

Yes, Occupy is dead but given time the TEA Party will wither as well. I think the date on that tombstone will be somewhere around 1 February 2017.

What John Nolte needs is a time machine so he can return to that conservative era of his father the 1950s. Back then by conservative standards women were in their place (not barefoot and pregnant but seen and not heard), minorities were second class citizens and it was a crime to be gay. It must be awful for John Nolte to have to watch as all that unearned privilege is redistributed in the form of earned civil rights.

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil

Sarah Bloch, D.S.V.J., J.F., O.Q.H [Jur.]
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TEMPEST ADORE EXPLAINS IT ALL: HOW TO BE HAPPY

Posted in BIG FUR HAT, BIG LABOR, BIGOTRY, BILL MOYERS, BIRTHERISM, BLOGS 4 VICTORY, BOB MCDONNELL, BOMBING, BOSTON BOMBING MANHUNT, BREITBART IS STILL DEAD, BRILLIANT MACHINES, CANNIBALISM, CHECKERS SPEECH, CHELSEA HANDLER, CONSERVATIVE ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM, CONSERVATIVE BIGOTRY, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE, CONSERVATIVE LIES, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, CONSERVATIVE SEX SCANDAL, CONSERVATIVE STUPID EMAIL FORWARDS, CONSERVATIVE VIOLENCE, CONTACT US, FASCISM, FATWA, FEARSPEAK, FRED SCHWARTZ OPINIONS, FREEDOM, GLBTQ RIGHTS, GLENN BECK, GLOBAL ECONOMY, GOP AS A MINORITY PARTY, GOP MELTDOWN, GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION, GUN CONTROL, GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA, HAPPINESS, HATE, HELL V. UNITED STATES, HELLAC CAMPAIGN TO END BIGOTRY, HELLAC COURT SYSTEM, HERITAGE FOUNDATION, HERO OF THE WEEK, HILLARY CLINTON, HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT 2016, HOMOPHOBIA, HOW HELL WORKS, HUMAN BEAUTY, HUMAN BEINGS, HUNTER S THOMPSON, INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY, JOURNALISM, JUSTICE, KEL'HESH'AR, KEN CUCCINELLI, MIKA BRZEZINSKI, OFFICE OF THE TORTURER GENERAL, PROGRESSIVES ON THE MARCH, QUOTE OF THE DAY, REACHING ACROSS THE AISLE, REALITY CHECK, REBUT BLOGSFORVICTORY, RELIGIOUS RIGHT, TEMPEST ADORE, TERRA EX REL HELL V UNITED STATES, THE GREATER FOOL, THE HELLAC BILL OF RIGHTS, THE ULTIMATE QUESTIONS, THE WAR ON THE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, THE WAR ON WOMEN, THEY EXPLAIN IT ALL, TILDA SWINTON, TRAYVON MARTIN MURDER CASE, VULCA, WHITE LIKE ME, WOMEN'S RIGHTS, ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE with tags , , , on 19/07/2013 by Fredrick Schwartz, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H. [Journ.]

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I ask a lot of questions in my job and no one can ever say that I am not opinionated. I am an unapologetic Progressive/Socialist. I think women should rule Terra for the next 500 just so they can formulate a plan to fix all the ills that men have done in the first 6000 years of civilization. I believe no child on Terra should ever go to bed hungry, thirsty or in fear that someone will come to their home and take them away. My beliefs motivate me to attempt great things every day but in the great scheme of thing I have no idea really if I have the right answers. Like everyone else I just know what makes me feel good–in the present. I say all of this begging a question, “Why can’t there be peace on Terra?” That’s a question lawyers, politicians, doctors, priests, rabbis, imams, the blind, the lazy, the rich, the poor, men, women and children have been asking since time immemorial. I still look for some clue to the answer to that nagging question everyday. This morning I got a fleeting glimpse of the shadow of the answer as is escaped out a window on the Internet from a young woman Tempest Adore:

This was originally meant to be a Facebook status, but I got so into it, and 6 pages is a bit too much to post on Facebook. Honestly, I haven’t read over it, I just wrote it and posted it. I also started to falter towards the end, my mindset seemed to have changed, so I might go back and edit. And it’s not complete, I stopped mid-sentence, so I have to add the ending.

Seriously, what is going on with the world lately? America especially. I have witnessed more racism, homophobia, religious intolerance, bigotry, hypocrisy, and just plain ignorance and hate more lately than ever. We are all people.

When it comes to homophobia.. gay, straight, bi, trans, pan, poly, whatever: we’re all looking for love. Where we find it shouldn’t matter to anyone else who isn’t directly involved. It does NOT affect you, STOP affecting them. If you don’t like it, don’t engage in it. Don’t gawk at it. If you go to an art store and don’t like one of the paintings, do you FIGHT to have it removed? No, you move on and let others who think and see differently enjoy it. Love is Love. In a world full of war and hate and violence and despair, we should be promoting and fighting for EVERY kind of love, instead of fighting against it and causing more anguish.

When it comes to race.. we’re all fucking human. I understand being patriotic, but EVERY race has done amazing world-changing things; EVERY race has done horrible, evil things; EVERY race is just trying to live, the same as every OTHER race, just in their own way. Who cares?!

When it comes to religion.. faith can be a very powerful thing that saves lives and helps people find themselves and be at peace with themselves. However, faith is personal. EVERYONE’s faith is different, even if you share the same religious beliefs. If people are at peace with themselves, that is all that matters. Just because they don’t believe the same as you, or the same way that you do, does not make them wrong. We only have so many years to live; let people do it their own way. THEIR afterlife is not YOUR concern. And, even if by some chance one specific religion is right and all the others ARE wrong, let those people find that out themselves. I’m sorry if this offends anyone, but I do not believe ANY god would turn someone away simply because they lived their life believing in their own way, finding their own faith. There are SO MANY different religions, they ARE NOT and should NEVER BE law. No matter WHAT, it is never OK to force your views on others, and make them live their lives YOUR way. Nor is it OK to hate them, or shun them, or disrespect them, simply because they are finding their happiness a different way than you.

When it comes to bigotry.. everything I’ve said above applies. If everyone were the same, we would not have come this far. And honestly, if you have so much hate, or fear, or sadness inside of you (which you must to be so disapproving), maybe you should take a step back and realize that those people ARE happy, why aren’t you? What are you missing from your own life that you’re trying to fill by controlling, judging, or sabotaging others’?

As for the hypocrisy.. seriously? No one is perfect. And the main point of this, NO ONE IS THE SAME. You cannot blame someone for making the same mistakes you have. Even if you made them in different ways. We all sin, and no one sin is greater than any other, mainly because no one person is greater than any other. The world, and life, is not simple; it is not black and white; it is not meant to be simply right or wrong. Life itself is a gray area. Don’t justify your sin and disparage another’s, because everyone has different reasons and thoughts and beliefs and feelings. What is right for you may not be right for another. You can not forgive yourself without in turn forgiving others.
 
 

By far this is the best explanation of a path to real happiness that I have ever come across. It has brightened my day and it is early here on the East Coast of the United States as I wrap up my vacation in DC. So today I, while among the Living, will share the love. You never know I might be the guy who buys you a cold drink on a day when it’s going to be a sweltering 100 plus degrees out. Or I might just be the guy who thanks you and listens while we ride on the Metro. Either way from what tempest Adore has written I understand that love is more than desire it is a willingness to give up a little of yourself to learn about another.

Pax Terra!

Fredrick Schwartz, D.S.V.J., CS, O.Q.H [Journ.]
Managing Editor—Research
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WHY THE GOP IS IN DECLINE: WORDS FROM A TYPICAL REPUBLICAN VOTER

Posted in BIGOTRY, BLOGS 4 VICTORY, CONSERVATIVE ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM, CONSERVATIVE BIGOTRY, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE, CONSERVATIVE LIES, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, CONSERVATIVE STUPID EMAIL FORWARDS, CONSERVATIVE VIOLENCE, COUNTER-SHAI'TANISM, COUNTER-THEOCRACY, DOOMSDAY PREPPERS, FREEDOM, FUNDAMENTALISTS ACTING BADLY, GUN CONTROL, GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA, HELL V. UNITED STATES, HELLAC CAMPAIGN TO END BIGOTRY, HOW HELL WORKS, HOW THE RIGHT SEES THE 47%, HUNTER S THOMPSON, JOURNALISM, JULIAN ASSANGE, JUSTICE, MADMAN MANIFESTO, MAINSTREAM MEDIA SHORT ATTENTION SPAN, MARK EDWARD NOONAN, NEOCON1, OFFICE OF THE TORTURER GENERAL, POLITICS, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, REALITY CHECK, ROCK THE SLUT VOTE, SARAH BLOCH OPINIONS, SEX, TEA PARTY, TEA PARTY VIOLENCE, THE DEMOGRAPHICS FAVOR PROGRESSIVES, THE GOP GENDER GAP, THE GREATER FOOL, THE IGNORANT TENTH, THE MATING HABITS OF CONSERVATIVES, THE PORT HURON STATEMENT, THE SKY IS FALLING, THE WAR ON THE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, THE WAR ON WOMEN, THEOCRACY, THINGS THAT MAKE CONSERVATIVES ANGRY, TILDA SWINTON, TODD AKIN, TOO BIG TO FAIL, TRAYVON MARTIN MURDER CASE, TWERKING, U.S. ECONOMY, UNREST IN AMERICA, VALUES VOTER SUMMIT, VOTER FRAUD, WE DON'T HAVE TO MAKE THIS SHIT UP, WELFARE REFORM LIES FROM THE RIGHT, WHAT IS THE MATRIX?, WHITE LIKE ME, WHITE PRIVILEGE, WORKPLACE SAFETY, YOUR DAILY SIMPLIFICATION, ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE, حرر سوريا! with tags , , , , , on 14/06/2013 by sarahbloch

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Yes indeed more conservative fertilizer from Blogs4Victory a place where dissent isn’t tolerated but religion based conspiracy theories are!

This is the response from Jeremiah who for quite a long time has been thumping his Bible and praying hard that A BRUTAL THEOCRACY WOULD RISE UP FROM THE ASHES OF SOME MAJESTIC CIVIL WAR FILLED WITH MIRACLES HAPPENS. Of course all the screaming and shouting aside this isn’t going to happen because America is fully a corporate oligarchy today and it will be a progressive corporate representative democracy in 20 years or so despite Jeremiah’s prediction of an Imam being elected President in a generation. And anyway what would be wrong with that? I thought the Constitution said whomever got the most electoral votes wins the election and that there was no religious test to hold office. Maybe Jeremiah has a different allegiance more similar to radical theocracy than he’s willing to admit. It doesn’t matter what religion you are a fanatic of religious fanatics are dangerous to any form of representative government with a free population.

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I agree, Spook.
I call bull butter on Ms. Bloch’s predictions.
Saying there will be “no chance” of another Conservative presidency after 2014. Nah.

Polls are now agreeing that a majority of Americans do not trust the government, and for good reason considering the latest developments concerning the IRS, the NSA, and Benghazi.

As far as her statements regarding religion, she is just repeating the liberal mantra cooked up by the likes of Bill Maher, and her other handlers.

I do believe that at the rate we are going that America will be a majority Islamic nation in 20 years considering how fast it is infiltrating our colleges and universities. Some predict that in 20 years there will be enough Muslims in America to elect an Imam for President. But even that is questionable if America has a major turning point in a more positive direction.

All of this prediction poopy by the likes of the far-left libs who visit here get kind of old. They like to make those predictions here to make themselves feel good about their side, and their hopes for an America to the liking of Germany when it was controlled by the Nazis and Hitler in the 1930s, yet thinking they will not be the target of such a type of government. While true that Christians, Jews, and other ethnicity groups would be targeted by such a regime in Washington, those advocating for such a takeover do not realize the repercussions for such a regime change. Most of those advocating for such a type of government in America reside in other countries, and are immune from such a catastrophic regime…though they are lucky, because they have escaped the sword of the Muslims in their own country.

While it wouldn’t surprise me to see the American flag replaced by such as say, a Chinese flag, or Muslim flag…I still have faith that America won’t allow it to happen. If it were to transpire that America comes under such tyranny, I can only say that it is because Americans failed to follow God’s Word. And if such a time were to come, we can only hope that we are following Jesus Christ, because without Him we won’t stand. I mean, how can we expect to stand without Him?

Here’s my comment that got Jeremiah’s undies in a bunch:

Cluster you are half right. America will not become a true oligarchy but by 2028 it will be a a nation controlled by one political party. That party will be the Democratic Party. The problem for the GOP is that they never took any opportunities to reach out to those they would need to be elected that many years down the road. Government works for the voters I have been told many times and the Democrats are the party of handouts and hope for those who have had little voice in America for the bulk of its existence.

The 2014 midterms will be your last hurrah if you are a conservative. Hopefully enough far right conservatives will win in gerrymandered districts that were safe anyway to give the Right an even deeper and more false sense of electoral security. That will lead to more gaffes on women’s rights, gay rights and immigration that will further alienate those fast growing groups plus the American voter between 18 and 25 from your beliefs.

You likely will have the hinterlands well into the middle of the century but as we all know nobody really lives in the hinterlands. The goal should be to win back New York and California but you all know that is impossible. Pennsylvania is now blue as is Michigan. Florida is growing bluer by the day even north of Orlando. Texas, by 2020 will be a blue state as Latino kids who are now eleven years old will be of voting age then. What could your side possibly offer them if their parents are undocumented that would make them vote for your side? Nothing. At best the GOP by then will be a regional party having lost both the House and many governorships nationally. In seven years this will be all over and even you Cluster will have tired of talking about a political battle that cannot be won without a major catastrophe taking place. It’s this simple when Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her candidacy the GOP gets taken off life support and those who support that party can start to plan both the party and how to divide up the estate.

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Sarah Bloch, D.S.V.J., J.F., O.Q.H [Jur.]
Amici Bax Demvolu Comnu
Politics & Culture Wars Managing Editor
The Dis Brimstone-Daily Pitchfork
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BREAD & CIRCUSES: BRANDON HOLT, TONY BAILEY, DANIEL D BILLINGS, ADAM ANTHONY ARNDT

Posted in Bread & Circuses, CONSERVATIVE BIGOTRY, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE, CONSERVATIVE LIES, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, CONSERVATIVE VIOLENCE, CRIME BLOTTER, CRIME IN CHICAGO, FEARSPEAK, FREEDOM, GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA, HELLAC COURT SYSTEM, HOW HELL WORKS, JUSTICE, NEWTOWN CONNECTICUT SHOOTING, POLITICS, RACIAL VIOLENCE, REALITY CHECK, ROBIN NAISMITH GREEN OPINIONS with tags , , , on 10/04/2013 by Robin Naismith Green

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“The measure of a society is how healthy its citizens are.”– General of the Skies Nuulo Isdrix

I quote the head of Hell’s police force, the Laal Hethri, to help me make my point this morning. It appears, with the help of the 24 hour, local, national and global news cycle, that problem solving has migrated from simply being able to walk away and cut your losses in America to a thread of having to destroy the problem and thereby destroying yourself. Every Free Citizen of Hell can count themselves fortunate for not being in the Suicide Gardens and allowing the Fates to decide when was their time to die. Not only are those gardens where those who have thrown their First Lives away a center of Eternal Punishment but it also stands as a lining monument to Freedom in the Afterlife. While those suffering horribly in the Field of Crosses outside of Hell’s capital, Dis, do find themselves in a miserable state their suffering is a vacation to those who will never know anything but the repetitive horror of reliving their self execution over and over until and beyond the End of Time.

Our law enforcement and special intelligence groups within the Directat Javeth Nathux have never wavered in their efforts to save the minds of humans that would do harm to themselves. In America, the main obstacle to decreasing the number of suicides and the murders that often accompanied them is the culture of the gun. This journalist is fully aware of what the United States Constitution says about gun ownership. I also realize that if someone wants to die they will often find a way to do it even if a gun isn’t close by. The statistics that I see on a daily basis are staggering in regard to the number of people that kill themselves with firearms, go on shooting rampages and commit murders with guns of all types that it make me wonder why any sane person would want to live in a nation or be a part of a society that has as many guns in the hands of civilians as there are citizens of the country.

Today this isn’t a political issue to the family of Brandon Holt of Toms River, New Jersey. Brandon was killed by a four year old playmate who found a .22 rifle pointed it at his head from a distance of 13 meters and pulled the trigger. Brandon Holt is dead now and all the citizens who are in love with guns in America still can cling to their 2nd amendment rights. But what about Brandon Holt’s parents? What about the 4 year old child that now will become a constant reminder bot to the Holt’s parents and to his own of what a tragic momentary lapse of vigilance can do? Of course Wayne La Pierre of the National Rifle Association would say that this child a 4 year old child could have murdered Brandon with any number of common household items. Mr. La Pierre has a job to do and that is to keep the pressure on conservatives in Congress to maintain their position on the 2nd amendment not for the benefit of Mr La Pierre’s 4.5 million members but for the billions earned every year by gun manufacturers in the United States.

While the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre was the tipping point in the political debate, the facts of the damage that guns do to the America society in the hands of loved ones of gun owners and the owners themselves makes this journalist question just how rational the American people are anymore. Many conservatives see the firearm as the last line of defense against violent crime. This fear of “the Other” coming to their home and doing them and those they love violent bloody harm is a drum that gets beaten by right wing politicians on a regular basis. The code phrases about constitutional rights aside, the simple facts is that white American conservatives are more willing to commit suicide from fear of death than to take the weapons of choice for the vast number of their own demographic off the table. The plain truth is that more white Americans are killed by guns every year by their own hands or the hands of their spouse or significant other than by any minority unknown person wielding a gun.

I would be remiss as a journalist to not point out the crimes of men like Daniel D Billings of Milwaukee, Wisconsin who shot and killed his lover Annemarie Bautsch for reasons unknown, or to leave out the murder suicide of Tony Bailey and his wife Cindy Bailey in Inkster, Michigan where Tony Bailey stabbed his wife 60 times and then self immolated in his garage. Like the horror that took place in Montgomery County, Maryland that resulted in the death of high school student Michelle Miller at the hands of Army Staff Sergeant Adam Arndt these are clearly crimes of passion and/or mental illness. But despite the please from those on the Right about gun violence in Chicago, to simply say these people are crazy and go on accepting the violence is something that no civilized culture, no superpower as a nation state should accept.

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Robin Naismith Green, D.S.V.J., O.G.H. [Journ.]
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YOUR WEEKLY REALITY CHECK: NO ONE IS COMING TO TAKE AWAY YOUR GUNS

Posted in CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, DIANE VALENCEN OPINIONS, GOP AS A MINORITY PARTY, GOP MELTDOWN, GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA, REALITY CHECK with tags , , , , , on 06/02/2013 by Diane Valencen, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H [Journ.], ArF J., M.F.

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I have had it up to my ass with white conservatives on this one. Time to call in Batman® to straighten this one out.

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Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Diane Valencen, D.S.V.J., CS, O.Q.H [Journ.], ArF J., M.F.
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