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Roland99's Journal
Roland99's Journal
May 30, 2022

Memorial Day. A cynical take?

Memorial Day. A day to honor America’s fallen soldiers over the years.

Current take is “Freedom isn’t free” jingoistic bs

No one has fallen for American freedom since WWII. Anything since has largely been a manufactured war where our soldiers died for “American exceptionalism”

This is how I’ve felt since my “revelation” in late 2003 when I examined my political beliefs and made a deep-seated change and left the Republican Party and became unabashedly liberal

Conservatives have hijacked many things and they do it to cover their own failings and their qultist followers lap it up

So today. In honor of all who’ve fallen, I’m smashing up a Lee Greenwood record

May 27, 2022

It's been *72 hours* since the shooting and we still don't have a solid, confirmed timeline

the stories have changed multiple times

We know enough now to know that the cowardly and criminally incompetent officers (local and CBP) have been trying to delay and cover up their deadly ineptitude.

Heads need to roll (metaphorically) and prison time needs to be served!

May 27, 2022

Child: "Please send the police now!" - nothing happened for another 48 minutes!


A girl who was inside one of the classrooms where the gunman opened fire called 911 several times during the siege, Steven McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety says.

“Please send the police now,” she said at one point.

from 12:03pm to 12:51pm, MULTIPLE children called 9-1-1, begging for police to come.

48 minutes of pure, abject horror for these kids as the cops and border patrol DID ABSO-FUCKING-LUTELY NOTHING!!

They are accomplices to mass murder!
May 27, 2022

Only Empathy In The Building

(see what I did there ^ ?)


A few photos from @SelenaGomez’s visit to the White House for a critical discussion on mental health.

Her reaction!

May 27, 2022

We needs wolves heading the DOJ and FBI

We need liberals with teeth who aren’t afraid to use them!

Make those who break the law actually fear Justice!

And yes. I’m referring to holding republicans to account for all their crimes against America

May 27, 2022

Republicans' statements on causes of Uvalde shooting. Have I missed any?

Republicans’ statements on causes of Uvalde shooting:

1) too many doors
2) unarmed teachers
3) “woke”’culture
4) critical race theory
5) mental illness
6) video games
7) rap music

(Yes. Those last two came up again!)

Anything. But. The. Gun.

May 27, 2022

No child should have to endure THIS. Covered herself with blood from a classmate!

11-Year-Old Survivor of Uvalde Massacre Put Blood on Herself and Played Dead, Aunt Says

The girl's mother says "she saw her friend full of blood and she got blood and put it on herself"


"Around midnight my sister-in-law called me and she was just crying, like 'I think it just hit Miah. I think everything came to reality now,'" said Blanca Rivera.

Rivera said Miah's teacher, Irma Garcia, was one of the two teachers killed. Her friends and classmates were also targeted.

"Miah got some blood and put it on herself so she could pretend she was dead," said Rivera. "It's too much for me to play that scene over and over again, but that's what my sister-in-law said is that she saw her friend full of blood and she got blood and put it on herself."

Miah was injured but taken to the hospital and has been released.

It’s way past time to repeal the second amendment. It’s obsolete, not absolute

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