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NCLefty's Journal
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November 27, 2019

Welcome to what 'anyone who bothered to look at his words and history' was screaming about in 2015.

He has refused to apologize for trying to get the Central Park Five killed, five innocent (via DNA) boys. The way he talked about beating up protesters and sucked up to police and military fanatics was right there for us to see, in advance. In short, we fucking knew what he was.


November 26, 2019

"Melanie's audience was made up of educated, urban, left-wing Americans"

In fall 2018, for example, a Russian account we identified called @PoliteMelanie re-crafted an old urban legend, tweeting: “My cousin is studying sociology in university. Last week she and her classmates polled over 1,000 conservative Christians. ‘What would you do if you discovered that your child was a homo sapiens?’ 55% said they would disown them and force them to leave their home.” This tweet, which suggested conservative Christians are not only homophobic but also ignorant, was subtle enough to not feel overtly hateful, but was also aimed directly at multiple cultural stress points, driving a wedge at the point where religiosity and ideology meet. The tweet was also wildly successful, receiving more than 90,000 retweets and nearly 300,000 likes.

This tweet didn’t seek to anger conservative Christians or to provoke Trump supporters. She wasn’t even talking to them. Melanie’s 20,000 followers, painstakingly built, weren’t from #MAGA America (Russia has other accounts targeting them). Rather, Melanie’s audience was made up of educated, urban, left-wing Americans harboring a touch of self-righteousness. She wasn’t selling her audience a candidate or a position — she was selling an emotion. Melanie was selling disgust. The Russians know that, in political warfare, disgust is a more powerful tool than anger. Anger drives people to the polls; disgust drives countries apart.

I think I would have just shaken my head at that. I'm long past disgusted with conservative christians. :p

But what stuck out to me is that it sounds like that's where Russia wants me. :/
November 26, 2019

I'm starting to believe the core GOP docrtine is simply: "History is written by the victors."

They don't care about anything else and they will cheat just as much as they can get away with to do it.

November 26, 2019

Hunter started at Burisma in 2014. GOP KNEW THIS WHEN THEY HAD THE HOUSE.

And the Biden pressure to fire the corrupt prosecutor took place in "late 2015 and early 2016." Again, when the GOP had full control of Congress. And I'm pretty sure the Senate could investigate if they wanted, even now. (I'm not sure who else would/could investigate that, but Trump controls the CIA and FBI too, for all this time).


Also, holy crapoli! Hunter's Wikipedia page calls Trump+GOP the liars they are:

Biden served on the board of Burisma Holdings, a major Ukrainian natural gas producer, from 2014 to 2019. He has been the subject of debunked rightwing conspiracy theories concerning his business dealings in Ukraine.[1] In 2019, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that Joe Biden had sought the dismissal of a Ukrainian prosecutor in order to protect Hunter Biden from investigation.[2][3][4] However, Hunter Biden was not under investigation,[5] and there is no evidence of any wrongdoing by him in Ukraine.[6] Trump's alleged attempt to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens by withholding foreign aid[7][8][9] triggered an impeachment inquiry in September 2019. In October 2019, Biden resigned from the Board of Directors of a Chinese private investment fund he co-founded, BHR Partners, saying he wanted to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest while his father was running for president.[10][11]


This is History being written.
November 26, 2019

I've largely stopped using it. I gave up screaming into the air about GOP+Trump. :p

But I didn't until the inquiry opened. That's when, I suppose, I felt I could finally relax. I'm still Fired Up, Ready-To-GO for voting in 2020, of course. Wild hoses couldn't drag me away.

November 26, 2019

This is exactly how the police lost their reputation for many Americans.

Too many of them got away with obvious and horrific crimes.

I have to wonder how uncomfortable some of the SEALS are now. They all must know a few guys who are trigger-happy. But even if not, now America sees one of them getting away with a horrific abuse.

November 25, 2019

All of this and more.

Trump offends every cell in my body.

And Republicans have never failed to become more dicky over my lifetime. Their very last president lied us into a war and then crashed the goddamn economy. Then our guy fixes the economy, kills OBL, and keeps us stable... and then American voters were like, "Durrrr.. which party is gud in this era IDK???? DURR..."

I couldn't be more disappointed with my country at this time. 92 million eligible voters didn't even show up in 2016 to stop a buffoonish and failed businessman from getting All The Power. That's 30 million more than either major party candidate got. Dude controls our nukes. Fuckkkk usssss.

November 25, 2019

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