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Name: Johnathan
Gender: Male
Hometown: do I have a home?
Home country: USA
Current location: San Franciso Bay Area
Member since: Sun Aug 15, 2010, 04:05 PM
Number of posts: 802

About Me

As a 16 y.o. runaway from extreme peer bullying and parental neglect; specifically after being \"outed\" in a redneck town, it was one fat, boisterous idiot of a preacher who instrumented the lynch mob who literally \"ran me out of town\". This was precisely the hateful crap he was stirring that caused incidental mob mentality that I know nearly a whole certain town is horrified to look back upon. Fred Phelps himself was invited, and drove all the way there to head up this riot. It was like something out of a horror flick: invited to a \"party in my honor\", that was quickly revealed to be a hatefest, with Fred Phelps himself at the helm. From the moment I walked in the door he lit into an in-my-face spitting litany of my evils with family and community members teasing and touting \"praise cheezus\" all around. I left with a whole crowd chasing me down the street. I only stayed home long enough that evening to pack a backpack and head out, never to return. This was after many other pronounced anti-gay incidents that were escalating in severity. I\'ve spent my whole life attempting to live down that moment. If I could sue every one of the idiots who took part in that dipshit scenario I would not hesitate for one second. Odd conflict with me is, being very, very lucky to have run across a gay pedophile (if you will, he had more genuine humanitarian interest in getting me off the street than playing with my pee-pee) who sheltered, fed and street-schooled me till I was nearly 18. December 2009 I was doored off my bicycle in what was highly suspected as an anti-gay crime. Reason being I kept having drive by \"Faggot\" yelled at my home, then the same spray painted on it, within a couple months of this happening. I cannot identify my attackers. It came unexpectedly, so suddenly, and I was too dazed only to realized I was being repeatedly kicked in the head. It took a sort of hypnosis and drug enhanced therapy to recall what I could at a University PTSD study I participated in: but during that EMDR-like sessions I realized that I had been kicked in the head something on the order of 100 times by my attackers, I could smell strong whiskey and they were laughing and making homophobic comments. I\'m a radiologic technologist with over 20 years experience in CT and Xray. Unfortunately I have limitations to my physical ability to perform my chosen profession, due to pinched nerves in my neck. Insurance companies have rejected me for all plans. I have taken what Xray assignments I can. I\'m fortunate not to have lost most of my cognitive abilities, but I\'m not who I was before this occurence, by any long shot. I can no longer ride a bicycle or a motorcycle due to chronic dizziness. I\'ve had dozens of chronic ear infections since. My right eye still has a partially detached retina. I\'ve been opiate free for 6 months now, but still have some days I have trouble with old fractures. I am documented TBI case now basically multiple post concussive syndrome. I still want to work, and live much like I did before this happened but it is very difficult. I have difficulty sometimes forming sentences verbally in proper syntax, and have to go kind of slowly at this. I refuse to become dependent on SSDI though, because I still don\'t really have a home. I sold the house there in Arizona, still have some ranch property in Radiator Springs! But this fucked up all my plans for building a home there. Its still a campout. I\'ve finally paid off over 10,000 dollars worth of debt this attack caused me. State of Arizona refused me victims of crime compensation. (R) bastards. I\'m living on the edge of homelessness still. Only a few places have been understanding of my limitations, however, which are not severe, but ever present. I\'m hoping to go back to one of the best jobs I\'ve had, but things aren\'t as lucrative for rad techs as they were years ago. Albeit my past is bitter, has made some mediocrity seem sweet ever since.

Journal Archives

Possible New and Improved Republican Presidential Contender!

It's Martin Crane's chair, and I'd say it stands a great chance of winning the nomination. It's dusty, moldy and presents no new ideas. It blew up the DirtScourge 2000 in the attempt to clean up it's outlook, just as it wants to do to other countries rather than negotiate. It's worn out, patched up with duct tape but oh so comfortable to the bigoted they just can't let it go. It sits there silently in it's refusal to update it's affect, which beats the one's who open their mouths with their antediluvian edicts and overt to covert avariciousness. It won't buy into the ACA nor oppose it just to appease the radical base.
Best parts are, MC's chair won't vote itself a pay raise, won't lower the taxes only for the extraordinarily affluent, won't oppose good policies just because the opposition party proposed them, won't drag us into endless and pointless wars. It won't oppose equal rights for LGBT or women, won't blather about "legitimate rape", it will leave Roe vs. Wade well enough alone and won't pander to the crazy far right religious insistence for special powers above all others. It won't oppose unions and other fair labor practices, it won't object vehemently to raising the minimum wage, nor pander to Fox News and Rupert Murdoch's slant even when it's on all the time in front of it. It won't implement policies that are great for the privileged yet discourage upward mobility of the middle class and poor. It won't cut vital services or rip off the social security fund you've paid dearly into for your retirement disguised as "privatization".
It won't call fast food workers "of satan" (SP), It won't say "I like to fire people". It won't ask "Is our children learning" (GWB), nor state: "Facts are stupid things" nor "Trees cause more pollution than automobiles" (RR). It won't call the gulf oil spill an "act of god" (RP), or claim: Ill be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office. (GWB). (author take a moment to ponder that one and huff his inhaler) It won't assuredly state: "Carbon Dioxide (isn't) a harmful gas" (MB). It won't say: "The Great Flood is an example of climate change. And that certainly wasn't because mankind overdeveloped hydrocarbon energy." (JB) nor "It is not the role of the Congress to make college affordable and accessible." (VF). It will restore faith in government better than (RJ): "When I hear politicians talk about restoring faith in government . . . No, no, no, no, no. That is the wrong solution!" It won't make asinine false comparisons like: "Forty years ago, the United States Supreme Court sanctioned abortion on
demand. And we wonder why our culture sees school shootings so often."KC). It won't make purely political, actual job-disregarding directives such as: "Everything we do in this body should be about messaging to win back the Senate. That's it." (PS) or "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president." (MM). It won't say "We're not preaching austerity" (PR) while proposing the most austere budget proposal imaginable. It won't say "We've done our work" (JB) in defense of the most unproductive legislative session in the entire congressional history. It won't campaign on blindingly odd statements such as "The middle class. Since when in America do we have classes? That's Marxism talk." (RS), nor respond "Yes, I would" (JW) when asked if he would restore slavery in America.
Yes, Martin Crane's chair, in comparison to the gaffe-spouters would appear a pinnacle of intellect with it's mute discourse and demure demeanor. It was beloved by a lovable if old-fashioned and crotchety curmudgeon, despite it's plebian nature and assuredly unassuming decor. It's a good speculation it will have less face-palmingly ignorant gaffes than many of the candidates to come, and it won't mind or have you arrested if you spill beer or ketchup on it.
Posted by nightscanner59 | Thu Apr 23, 2015, 11:30 PM (0 replies)
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