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History made today

History made today

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I am just thrilled with what just happened today.  I really am.  I am cautiously optimistic about it, and I am very happy that all is well.

Now, if only North Korea could be free.  But these things take time.

Breitbart was kind enough to provide a full text of the document signed by the President and the dictator (heh):  Document Signed by President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un at Singapore Summit.  Read it and decide for yourself (oh, and be sure to turn on your ad-block.  Never browse the Net without an ad-blocker!).

Still Against Abortion, Regardless of What You Think

Still Against Abortion, Regardless of What You Think

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I was browsing around the Internet and somehow found myself on the official website of a South African dance group that I listened to twenty years ago.  Predictably, the female member is totally pro abortion.  The page in question is here, and you’ll have to scroll down to see her comments on abortion, since she doesn’t know how to blog, I guess.

She has a questionnaire for those of us who are pro-life.  I do not call myself pro-life because I am not against the death penalty.  I am strictly anti-abortion, because it is the ending of an innocent life.

Oh, and before she demanded that all pro-lifers answer this questionnaire, she had this to say about abortion:

“I do feel that abortion is the ending of a life, rather than just a medical event. And, I am totally pro free, safe abortion for anyone who asks.

Okay, here is the questionnaire, and my answers.

1) How many ‘unwanted’ children have you adopted?

I have not adopted any children as of yet, because I am not financially capable of caring for a child.  I would like to adopt someday, however.  I feel that this is responsible.  If I were to fall pregnant, I would, however, have the child and I would probably raise the child myself.  Adopting is not like going to the store and purchasing an item.  Adopting in the US is apparently very expensive.  I can barely pay my student loans.  I certainly cannot afford to pay adoption fees.
2) How many children have you fostered?

See previous question.  I am not financially able to care for anyone but myself, unfortunately.  Deliberately fostering a child or adopting a child when I have so much debt would be irresponsible.
3) How many single teenage mothers who are not blood relatives have you taken into your home for a full year or more?

I don’t know any personally. I also don’t own a home, and I live with someone else.  It would be up to them as to whether or not I could take in a single teenage mother.  If I did own a home, I would.  I might not be able to pay for a lot of her expenses, but I’d let her live in my home for a year and try to help her get on her feet, or finish school.
4) How many hours per week do you spend volunteering at a facility for abused/abandoned children?

How many hours per week do you spend volunteering anywhere?  You’re awfully self-righteous.

I work for a living.  That’s my contribution.
5) What percentage of your annual income do you routinely donate to facilities for abused/abandoned children?

What percentage of your annual income do you routinely donate to any facility for anything whatsoever?  Tell me where you’ve volunteered and how much you’ve donated.  And it has to be for abused/abandoned children, not some abortion organization.  If you care so much about children, focus on helping children that are already alive, and stop focusing on killing innocent children.

All of this is irrelevant, because, as you just said, abortion is taking a life.  Absolutely nothing justifies taking a life short of murder.

I don’t like not being financially able to adopt children.  I am not proud of it.  But it’s reality.  I make sure I don’t get pregnant, and I don’t engage in any activity that might result in a pregnancy because right now, I cannot afford kids.  That’s the smart thing to do.  If you can’t afford contraception, you should refrain from any activity that might result in pregnancy.  That’s the smart thing to do.  But feminists like you are not interested in doing the smart thing.  Instead, you think with your cunt.

She finishes off with this:

Unless they can answer at least “one” (or more) to at least one (or more) of these five questions, as far as I am concerned they are not actually ‘pro-life’ but merely pro their own self-righteousness, and would be doing the world a great favour if they just went home and picked their noses instead.”

Sorry, but no.  You don’t get to tell me what to do, unless you’re interested in paying off all my student loans.  Then I might shut up about politics…maybe.  No guarantees.  Besides, I answered them, so therefore I have the right to speak up.

This woman, called Levannah, is just as self-righteous as she thinks pro-lifers are.  Perhaps more.  She expects us all to take in all the orphans of the world, regardless of our ability to actually care for them, simply because she’s fucking hooked on the “make them live up to their own rules” Alinsky tactic.

Besides, these arguments have no bearing on whether or not abortion is bad.  Instead, it’s nothing more than a logical fallacy – an ad hominem attack, an appeal to motive.  Instead of debating the merits of abortion, you attack your opponent.  Your logic is literally as follows:  “abortion must be good because pro-lifers are hypocrites who don’t care about the children we couldn’t kill in the womb.  They don’t care about those children because they don’t adopt all of them.”

But you yourself said that abortion is the taking of a life.  Whether I have adopted children or not does not change the fact that abortion is the taking of a life, nor does it have any impact on the validity of abortion whatsoever.

Plenty of pro-lifers have taken in the so-called ‘unwanted’ of the world.  She’d know that if she did any research whatsoever.

Oh, and one more thing. I used an image of a black baby because black babies are being slaughtered by Planned Parenthood, an organization founded by Margaret Sanger, who was, to put it bluntly, a racist bitch.  There are literally less black people in the United States thanks to Planned Parenthood.  No, I will never, ever, EVER fucking support Planned Parenthood nor will I ever support abortion.

To reiterate:  if you “feel” that abortion is taking a life, then your questions are complete and utter bullshit, and do not justify the taking of that life.  Call me self-righteous all you want.  I’ll just call you a selfish, genocidal murderer because that is precisely what you are.  I’ll take being self-righteous over that any day.

Never Apologize

Never Apologize

Sigh. I’m sure you’ve heard about this perfectly innocuous tweet by Laura Ingraham:

And, of course, Little Shit (that’s what I’m going to call him) lost his mind, got butthurt and whined to his backers at Media Matters to target Laura Ingraham’s advertisers. Her advertisers, grateful for the opportunity to sabotage another conservative and avoid any counterboycotts from right-wingers, quickly folded.

Caving to the pressure, she fucking apologized.

You never apologize to these people. EVER. Has she not learned from Donald Trump? You don’t apologize to liberals, and you certainly don’t apologize for telling the truth!

And I am absolutely not down with these hand-wringing conservatives (more like cuckservatives) boo-hooing about how she shouldn’t have said what hse said. Yes she absolutely fucking should have, because she was right and it was her right to do so. Nobody should have to lose their job over speaking their mind. That is grotesque and flat out wrong.

What she said was incredibly mild compared to what Little Shit has said:

So yeah, looks like Little Shit can dish it but he can’t take it. This is rather distrubing, though. This boycott of Laura Ingraham didn’t come from her stance on gun control (she’s against it, since she’s a conservative and all), but because she mildly taunted his stupid ass about not getting into all of the colleges he applied for. If he didn’t want anyone talking shit about his getting rejected from college, he shouldn’t have posted it on his Twitter feed. You make something public, it becomes fair game. Furthermore, I don’t see him apologizing for the shit he’s said about Marco Rubio, Dana Loesch and all Republicans.

Also, I would have gone further and mentioned that he likely didn’t get into those colleges because he’s white. That would have triggered him and his henchmen even more, which would have been more fun to watch.

Unfortunately, Laura Ingraham bent over and basically begged for punishment by apologizing to Little Shit, who, obviously, didn’t accept her apology because he has no class, manners or character. This is yet another reason why you don’t apologize.

She’s lost over a dozen sponsers for her show, and the left is crowing over this victory. It doesn’t say anything good about them when this stupid kid is so thin-skinned that he wants to ruin someone’s life simply because they said something less than nice.

A note about charity

A note about charity

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Leftists love bitching about Christian hypocrisy.  One of their favorite things to whine about is how we Christians supposedly hate the poor, and refuse to help the poor, even though the Bible commands us to care for the poor, etc.

I am going to start off with 2 Thessalonians 3:10:

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I love the YouVersion Bible app.  I’ve been using it a while, and I can make nice graphics like the one above.  Anyway, I think this verse is pretty straightforward.  Lazy people who refuse to work will suffer the consequences, and the consequences of that is that they do not eat.  When we conservatives complain about welfare programs and such, we’re not condemning all poor people.  Rather, we’re complaining about the kind of people that stay on welfare, make bad decisions that necessitate their continued reliance on welfare, and their refusal to do anything to get off of welfare.  A lot of people do not pay income tax – however, not all people who pay income tax are billionaires or even millionaires.  Those people making, say, under $500,000 a year are not one-percent high rollers bathing in champagne and driving expensive cars, etc.  They often have plenty of expenses of their own, and here’s the important part:  they work.  They often work pretty hard.  They’re not Mark Zuckerberg/Warren Buffet/Bill Gates/George Soros rich.  Not even Hollywood actor rich.  Their taxes are probably high too, and it’s not just income tax I’m talking about.

I think they have the right to complain.  Furthermore, many leftists seem to think that these people don’t contribute to charity or perform charitable acts.  Many of them do.  In fact, the American people are among the most generous on earth with the amount of money each individual contributes to charity every year (and yes, I’ll give them credit even if they use such contributions as a tax write-off).

I believe that personal, private charity is best.  Leftists don’t, because they think that welfare should be perpetual and eternal.  Yes, they have actually complained that private charity doesn’t last long enough.  That’s the point, though.  It’s not supposed to last your whole life.  It’s supposed to help you get back on your feet.  Welfare, Section 8 housing, WIC, Food Stamps, Medicaid – all of that is designed to “help” a person for life, basically.  Maybe not outright, but many of the people using it find a way to get those benefits for life (and don’t get me started on the illegals committing identity theft and fraud to gain access to those benefits).

The Bible is indeed pretty tough on the “rich” but I believe that when it says “rich” it really means greedy assholes that don’t care about anyone but themselves and their material wealth.  I found Proverbs 29:7 pretty interesting:

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The left believes that we are the wicked that do not care about the poor.  This is flat out false.  We DO care about the poor, but we have different ideas as to what would best help the poor.  Government programs, in my opinion, do not do much to help the poor.  The programs the left loves so much enable people and are impersonal.

It’s better to serve in a soup kitchen, serving meals (or even making them) for the homeless than to vote Democrat and go, “well, this person will keep the Food Stamps program coming.”  Does the leftist in question spend any additional time thinking about the nameless and faceless people his vote supposedly helps?  No, but the person serving in the soup kitchen can look at the people they’re helping.  They can greet the person as they serve them a meal, ask them how they’re doing, and ask if there’s anything else they can do for that person.  This is what those Jesus Freaks they despise so much do all the time.

For most leftists, it’s pretty obvious that all they do is vote Democrat, and that’s where their “charity” ends.  The only other charitable groups they donate to or spend time with are leftist pet projects, like gay rights, trans rights, abortion rights, racist nonsense like Black Lives Matter and anything else that will promote the Democrat agenda.  None of those “charitable” groups have anything to do with helping anyone other than Democrats and their endless quest for power and control.

Of course, I might get whiny comments from leftists saying that they DO indeed volunteer in soup kitchens and homeless shelters and such, but so what?  They clearly didn’t give us Christians the benefit of the doubt.  Or rather, us Christian Republicans.  It’s not nice, is it, when people make sweeping generalizations of you?  Now you know how I feel.

As I said, Republicans do not hate the poor.  We don’t appreciate lazy people, and we have different ideas on helping the poor.  We expect that everyone, even the poor, take responsibility for their own lives.  That, after all, is part and parcel of freedom, which is something we dearly cherish.

Islamic Terrorism Is Real, Just So You Know

Islamic Terrorism Is Real, Just So You Know

So, according to the left, Islamic terrorism isn’t real. Or acknowledging it is Islamo-hatred or Islamophobia.

This wretched slop of shit hosted at the Daily Beast (I used an archive link, so they don’t get any revenue, and in case the piece is deleted) accuses Pamela Geller of being an Islam-hating beeotch, or something, and takes great pains to inform you of her social-media darling daughters.

I had no idea she even had daughters. Yes, apparently her daughters are all very active on social media (mostly Instagram) and are pretty successful…and none of them even so much as mention their connection to Pamela Geller in passing. Her daughters avoid mentioning any association with her, and they never appear with her in pictures.

The author of that stupid post obviously wants to believe it’s because the girls are embarrassed to have Pamela Geller for a mother, and that they vehemently disagree with her politics. Then the author cites the handful of political posts the girls have made, and it’s pretty obvious that they’re at least moderately right-wing.

Interestingly enough, the author never mentions this one simple fact: Pamela Geller, regardless of how you feel about her activism, has gotten death threats for the things she’s said and done. I don’t care what you think of her politics – she does not deserve death threats, and she’s gotten plenty of them. She even wrote a book about it – it’s called Fatwa: Hunted in America and was published by Milo Yiannopolous’s Dangerous Books.

So it’s no surprise that Geller and her daughters avoid associating with each other in public. If anything, it might very well have been Geller’s idea, if only to protect her daughters from getting death threats, or god forbid being kidnapped by ISIS and tortured or killed for propaganda purposes.

I bet the bitch hag author knows this, and decided to publish the names and account handles of Geller’s daughters solely so some ISIS bastard can kidnap one of them and teach that Islam-hating Geller a lesson or two. That’s how these scumbags roll, after all.

Oh, and it gets worse. According to Fox News, they lost the online talk show they used to have. And, predictably, the scumbag leftists have been harassing them on Twitter and Instagram. You can see some of the tweets at Breitbart. Why the left gets to pull this shit and get away with it is utterly beyond me. It also makes me so fucking angry.

The Biggest Misconceptions about Republicans and the Right

The Biggest Misconceptions about Republicans and the Right

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Okay, I am sick of the media and other leftists lying about the Right, so I am here to set the record straight.

We’re anti-immigration

It really depends on who you’re talking to. There’s some within the alt-right that want all immigration halted. There’s neocon dweebies within the Republican establishment that want open borders and amnesty simply because they like the cheap labor.

However, the vast majority of us are strictly against what is called illegal immigration. If you overstay your visa, you’ve illegally immigrated to this country. If you crossed into the border from Mexico or Canada without beginning the process (which starts by submitting a petition to our government) then you are an illegal immigrant.

However, if you’ve done the immigration process and took your oath to become a citizen, we have no problem with you. You cannot be deported because you are a citizen. Only those that remain in this country without a valid visa, green card or actual citizenship are the ones that would get deported.

The media loves to conflate legal immigrants with illegal immigrants, and this is because it serves the whole “Republicans are bigots” narrative. No, we aren’t bigots. We just don’t appreciate arrogant, entitled lawbreakers living in our country.

We’re racist

No, we aren’t. Yes, most Republicans are white. So what? Statistically, that will always be the case simply because whites are still the majority race in this country. That does not mean that all whites or even a sizable majority of whites are racist. That, in and of itself, is racist.

Yes, black, Asian, Hispanic and other non-white Republicans exist. I am one of them. I’ve been a Republican all my adult life. I am not voting against my best interests because the Democrats have absolutely nothing to offer me. My interests include a strong national defense, a healthy and prosperous economy, small, efficient government and lots of personal liberty combined with personal responsibility. I have no interest in living on welfare, in Section 8 housing or feeding myself using food stamps. I don’t need reparations from white people. I do not need to be protected from white people. I do not need nor do I want affirmative action. I do not need the government to address any grievances I have because I’m a big girl who can take care of herself.

It’s interesting how the left attacks us for wanting to either reform entitlement programs, believing that we only want to do so because we’re racist (since, according to their logic, blacks and Hispanics use those programs more than anybody), and yet on occasion, they love to point out to us that a lot of white people use those programs too.

The race and ethnicity of the people using those programs is irrelevant. If they become too expensive or ineffective, they either must be reformed or they must be scrapped. That has nothing to do with wanting brown people to starve.

There are a handful of people on the Right – mostly alt-righters – who do have nothing but contempt for blacks and Hispanics (usually citing genetics, crime rates and average IQ), but they are hardly the majority.

We hate women

No, we do not. We don’t like feminazis. Or militant feminists, if you prefer. We don’t like the kind of feminists that blame all men for all the ills of the world. We don’t like unrealistic portrayals of women (please. A woman, no matter how tall and muscular, cannot go all kung-fu on a group of men. Just, no.) We don’t like man haters.

Furthermore, not all Republicans think women should remain eternally barefoot and pregnant. Some – in fact, many Republicans will tell you that a mother is better off staying home and taking care of their children, and they’ll usually cite a lot of statistics at you to back up their beliefs. That doesn’t mean they think women are somehow inferior to men – they believe that a mother’s nurturing nature is important for the raising of children.

Some Republican women, however, do work, even if they have children. My mother was one of them. She worked throughout my childhood and through most of my adulthood until she got sick. When my baby brother (who is now a teen; he’ll be sixteen this year. Time really flies by) was born, she took time off from work to care for him while he was an infant, then went back to work and then eventually had to go on disability once her health deteriorated. She is now trying to get back to work.

But yeah, plenty of Republican women work. Some do it because they like to, and some work out of necessity. We Republicans believe that it’s okay for a woman to work, and that it’s okay for a woman to stay home. It’s a choice every family has to make for themselves. None of us advocate making it illegal for a woman to work.

I work. I do not have children and I am not married, so I have to work. If and when I get married, I might, or I might not. I am grateful that I have the opportunity and right to decide.

I do not label myself a feminist because I believe abortion is abhorrent and evil. There are some Republican women who are pro-choice, but most of us are pro-life. I simply call myself anti-abortion because I have no problem with the death penalty.

Speaking of abortion…

We hate abortion because we want to punish women for liking sex

Um, no. NO. You’d think that, wouldn’t you? Abortion ends a life – it kills a human being at the most vulnerable stage of life. We hate abortion because it’s wrong. We see it as murder and there’s a lot of scientific data to support our position.

We do not hold this position in order to control women or punish women.

We want to restrict access to contraception or ban it outright

Okay, no Republican has ever wanted to ban contraception – certainly not within the past twenty years.

Expecting you to pay for something is not “restricting” or “denying” access. So, if I expect you to pay for a MacBook Pro am I denying you access to a MacBook Pro? How is that any different from contraception? And if you’re going to say “it’s because I need birth control pills and can’t afford them” I’m going to reply, “well, you need food and water far more than you need birth control pills, so why aren’t you whining about being expected to pay for apples at Walmart is tantamount to being denied access to healthy food?”

One of my biggest problems with Obamacare was the HHS mandate that contraception had to be covered. In fact, a lot of stupid stuff was mandated for every single plan sold through the marketplace, which drove up premium costs. A single man should not have to pay for contraceptions or maternity care, especially for the latter. But under Obamacare, he has to. It’s utterly ludicrous.

You cannot call yourself a fierce, independent woman whilst depending on total strangers to subsidize your sex life. You simply can’t. I don’t want to subsidize your contraception. I do not believe that other people should be forced to subsidize your contraception, especially if they believe that contraception is bad.

We’re anti-science

For the trillionth time, NO WE AREN’T. First of all, stop acting as if climate change/global warming/global cooling/catastrophe that we need to use to scare people into paying more taxes or whatever the hell they’re calling it this week constitutes the entirety of science, because it doesn’t.

It’s cute how it’s gone from global warming to climate change. Kind of like how abortion is magically transformed into “reproductive rights” or “women’s health” and such. The whole “Republicans don’t believe in climate change” is a straw man so that leftists can crow “see, conservatives are STUPID because they deny science!”

We never said that climate change isn’t happening. We said, at first, that there was no scientific evidence to prove that human activity was making the planet get hotter. Now we’re saying that there’s no scientific evidence to prove that human activity is causing the climate to change. The climate will change regardless, and we have little to no control over it. It’s changed before and it will change again until our planet is destroyed (probably by our sun swelling up into a red giant – Mercury, Venus and Earth will simply be in the way, and we’ll be swallowed up or torn into pieces).

Our stance on climate change doesn’t mean that we hate the environment or animals. In fact, I personally hate littering. I hate seeing garbage along the highway or in parking lots or anywhere else, really. I abhor littering so much that I’d rather stuff my napkins in my purse or pocket than drop it on the ground. I bet a great deal of these stupid climate change alarmists aren’t that dedicated to avoiding litter.

Furthermore, I love science (and history). I love astronomy in particular. I love reading about planets, stars, galaxies, black holes, dark matter, quasars, pulsars, novas and supernovas. It’s fascinating. I even like reading about evolution on occasion, and how fascinating it is that humans and animals have evolved thanks to our environment.

But the climate change thing…if you look really hard, and get past all the bullshit propaganda, you’ll find that there isn’t really that much to worry about. The planet is not dramatically warming up. We aren’t going to become Venus anytime soon.

Even if this were true, where are the solutions? Surely someone would have come up with something by now, but the only solution is to tax wealthy countries in the West to financially compensate third-world countries. If we haven’t found the Great Solution to climate change, what makes you think that extra money will suddenly enable these third-world countries to prepare themselves for the supposed calamity?

And why haven’t Hollywood actors started living as if the Great Calamity is going to happen tomorrow? They spew lots of carbon dioxide. They probably use hundreds of gallons of water each month, they probably wear leather, they drive ordinary gas guzzlers, they eat meat, and they have multiple homes all over the world that use shitloads of electricity, yet, ZOMG WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE TOMORROW!!!

You know those televangelists you keep rolling your eyes at? You know, the ones like Jack Van Impe, who keep predicting doom that only Jesus Christ can save you from? Yeah, that’s how I view Al Gore and Leonardo DiCaprio. A bunch of Jerry Falwells and Jack Van Impes all over the TV, begging us to send some money so they can keep preaching the Gospel. And, to be honest, I have a hell of a lot more respect for televangelists than I do these lousy environmental hypocrites.

Your Enviro-preachers don’t even take their own message seriously. Why should I, or anyone else for that matter? And if you’re going to say, “well, the message is just that important!” Then I will say, “Well, Jesus Christ still died on the cross for your sins. It doesn’t matter if Catholic priests molestsed children and it doesn’t matter if Jim Bakker fucked some secretary while still married to Tammy and preaching the Gospel on TV. Jesus didn’t do any of those things, so their actions don’t invalidate His message.”

But you won’t become a Christian nor will you ever show any respect and common decency to Christians, but you’ll still expect me and everyone else to give up our money and liberty to fight climate change. That makes you a hypocrite.

Here we go again

Here we go again

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Another day, another “problematic” book.  I hate that word, by the way.  “Problematic.”  SJWs love using it.

First, it was Keira Drake.  Then it was Laurie Forest.  Along the way they tried to torpedo recent releases by Veronica Roth and Maggie Stiefvater, both of whom are more established YA authors.  And now it’s Laura Moriarty’s turn.

To be honest, her upcoming YA novel American Heart sounds like pro-Muslim, anti-American propaganda.  Poor widdle Muslims are put into internment camps cuz whitey is eeeeeevil and the main character, who is white, meets some innocent Muslim girl and realizes just how wonderful and peaceful they all are, and how purely evil everyone else is.

Basically.

So, what’s the problem?  Leftists eat this shit up with a spoon.  They love this crap.  Well, not in 2017.  Maybe this would have been all the rage in, say, 2005, when eeeeeevil Bush was in office, but not now, because now the rules are even more strict than they were…well, ever.

The problem with this book, according to the fat, blue-haired hambeast SJWs is that this book employs the so-called “white savior” trope.  An example of the reviews:

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This…thing is completely unaware that her very “review” (I highly doubt she even read the book) is just another example of the “white savior” trope.  After all, do her poor widdle Muslims really need her to come to their defense?  Are they not capable of defending themselves?

But this isn’t all.  Oh no.  Kirkus originally gave this book a starred review, but changed it after the backlash.  This book, which will be published by Harper Collins, went through the SJW Sensitivity Reading Gauntlet, and Kirkus even subjected it to their Muslim reviewers.  None of this was good enough for the spoiled rotten SJWs, though.  Kirkus caved like the cowards they are.  Oddly enough, they stood by their starred review of Laurie Forest’s The Black Witch.  Looks like this time they couldn’t take the heat.

Vulture has the explanation behind the altered review.  This one paragraph stood out to me:

“And while the Muslim woman who wrote the original review was involved in the editing process — “the decision to retract the star was made in full collaboration with the reviewer,” he says — altering the review does not appear to have been her idea in the first place. According to Smith, Kirkus concluded internally that edits would be made before reaching out to the reviewer.”

Really?  The original review was written by a Muslim woman.  According to Vulture, it seems that it was not the original reviewer’s decision to remove the star and alter the review.  Interesting.  Sounds like more “white savior” bullshit to me.  I mean that only to hold these people to their own standards.  I wonder if the woman was pressured or even bullied into agreeing with the removal of the star and the edit of the review.  How could she not have seen the so-called “white savior” trope in the story?  Can you imagine these white Kirkus editors sitting this Muslim woman down and condescendingly explaining to her that her original review was wrong because she wasn’t outraged by the fact that the protagonist of the story was a white girl?  These people are hypocrites by their own standards.

Oh, and this is just hilarious:

Kirkus’s critics are skeptical of that claim; among the more cynical takes on the controversy is that Kirkus used the reviewer’s identity as a shield, only to then suppress her voice when it didn’t toe the line. Smith bristles at that: “It’s like no one believes that this reviewer has a mind and can change her opinion. Is that so difficult to believe?””

Is it so difficult to believe that perhaps a member of the Victim Class might not have given much of a shit about “white savior” tropes in the first place?  Yeah, she can change her mind.  But in this case, I highly doubt it.  Given how the left acts on a regular basis, I believe that it is entirely plausible that this woman was shamed and bullied into “changing” her mind.  It’s so blatantly obvious that the woman’s “voice” was suppressed, and, in all likelihood, by a bunch of white infidels.

It is also crystal clear that the star was removed because of the “white savior” thing, and the douchebag editor even admits to it:

“When I ask if the book’s star was revoked explicitly and exclusively because it features a Muslim character seen from the perspective of a white teenager, Smith pauses for only a second: “Yes.””

This is just wrong.  It is so wrong it’s not even funny.  The skin color or ethnicity of the characters shouldn’t be more important than the overall message.  As far as leftist propaganda goes, this book is pretty solid.  It shows a white girl realizing that non-whites are people too, and that they don’t deserve to be shoved into internment camps simply because of who they are.  Just a few years ago this premise would have been solid, and everyone would have loved it.  The original reviewer had no problems with it.  Initially, anyway.  But now, you can’t tell a story from a white person’s perspective anymore if it involves members of the Victim Class.  Never mind the fact that it might be persuasive and get people to take up your cause.  It’s not perfect.  Not to mention that if Laura Moriarty had written it from the Muslim girl’s point of view, it’d still be problematic because Laura Moriarty is white.  You can’t fucking win with these people.  There’s no point in playing their bullshit game anymore.  I cannot emphasize this enough:  fuck these assholes.  Write what you want.

I am so glad I’m not one of them.  Truly.  Being a liberal, or SJW or progressive or whatever they’re called this week must be exhausting at best.  It’s like living in the Soviet Union or some other totalitarian regime where people are constantly spying and snitching on each other.  It’s crazy, and look at how quickly these people fold.  The only time they ever stand their ground is when they’re opposing us.

Whether or not this will have a serious effect on the Democratic party and their ability to win elections, time will tell.  I truly hope that this is the end of Democratic dominance.  It should be, if these people can’t even get along with one another.  Their party unity used to be one of their very few good traits.  No matter what happened, they generally circled the wagons and closed ranks.  Now, I have yet to hear about some DemonRat getting primaried because they weren’t sufficiently liberal (I refuse to use that popular “w” word.  I refuse).  But who knows…perhaps 2018 will be the year the SJWs finally turn on their politicians.

Back to the topic, though.  So far, the book’s publication will go forward.  It’s due to hit bookstores in January, 2018.  I’ve been trying to find an ARC on eBay, in case the publisher changes their minds.  Haven’t been successful.  As for this book, I am not so sure I even want to read it.  One might be tempted to pre-order the book just to stick it to the left, but this time…I’m not so sure.  I actually did purchase The Black Witch and the prequel novella Wandfasted but I haven’t finished it.  Haven’t started on Wandfasted either.  If American Heart is cancelled, I might try to find an ARC, but I don’t think it will be necessary if it is.

Anyway, write what you want (do your research, obviously, but you should always do research no matter what you write).  Write books about black people if you’re white.  Write books about Japanese people if you’re Hispanic.  Write books about gay people if you’re straight.  As long as your story is respectful and realistic, nobody but SJWs are going to bitch about it.  We need to stop caving to these totalitarian monsters.  They’re all a bunch of unemployed, ornery asshole losers with no sense of humor.  Nobody should give a shit about what they say, except to laugh at them.

Hollywood is a wretched hive of scum and villainy

Hollywood is a wretched hive of scum and villainy

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Well, well.  I know there’s more important things to talk about – the sketchiness of the Las Vegas shooting (so many things just don’t add up), hurricanes, fires, the NFL bullshit (I’ve already touched on that here, a few months ago).  I agree that those things are important, but we can talk about more than one thing.  Right now, I want to talk about this.

My motives are not entirely pure.  I’ve been fed up with liberal bias in Hollywood for a really long time.  I’m following this story with great interest because of the schadenfreude.

You know what I’m talking about.  Harvey Weinstein, former head of The Weinstein Company, a movie distribution outfit.  Produced lots of movies – a great deal of them critically acclaimed award-winners – and donated shitloads of cash to Democratic causes and candidates, including both Obama and the Clintons.  Turns out the guy is like Bill Clinton 2.0, and is guilty of the same things, sexual harassment and actual rape, of all things.  Oh, and paying his victims to remain silent.  That too.

This is just rich.  Absolutely rich coming from an industry that still, to this day, paints all Catholics as pedophiles or at least pedophile apologists no thanks to the church’s coverup of child abuse.  Absolutely rich coming from an industry chock-full of people losing their ever-loving minds over Trump’s “grab them by the pussy” comments.

About that for a brief moment.  If you actually listened to the tape in question, all he really did was admit to trying to kiss women, or at least wanting to kiss women all over.  So?  Lots of men do.  As for the pussy-grabbing bit, he was merely making an observation about the entertainment industry and the upper echelons of power.  Trashy, desperate social-climbing skanks generally will let you grab them by the pussy and whatever else as long as they can get ahead in life.  Trump apologized for those remarks.  A few accusations were made after the tape went public, but so far, none of them have stuck, obviously, and there’s no other evidence that Trump sexually harassed anyone.  So no, Trump is not a sexual predator and to say so at this time is libel.  Don’t fucking say that if all you have as proof is the “grab them by the pussy” comments.  That isn’t proof.

So here we are.  This scandal just keeps getting worse.  A-list actors have taken their sweet time in getting around to denouncing the man that some of them considered God.  Okay, only Meryl Streep called him God.  Judi Dench just got a (temporary) tattoo of his name on her decrepit ass.  Journalists and other actresses are coming out of the woodworks to say “I saw this” and “he did this to me” and so on.  He’s already been fired from The Weinstein Company (his younger brother Bob is still with the company; even so, they’re thinking of changing the name).

It just goes to show how utterly hypocritical these people really are.  They just love it when some Christian and/or conservative screws up.  They all had orgasms of indignation and outrage back in the ’80s when televangelists like Jim Bakker got caught with their pants down.  These…ugh, trying to keep the potty mouth at bay….but these cretins just loved that shit.  Absolutely freaking loved it.  And, of course, fast-forwarding a decade or two, the toe-tapping senator, the governor that ran off with his foreign mistress, etc.  Oh, and let’s not forget the more recent scandals involving the late Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly, who isn’t, for the trillionth time, a Conservative or Republican.  But he’s not a progressive leftist either, so the left loved going after him anyway.  The left just loved this.  Alinksy’s Rule for Radicals:  make the enemy live up to their own standards.  Paraphrased, but you get the idea.  They do this so very well.

We can do the same thing, but let’s face it.  Most of the Republicans in power are total cucks.  They don’t want to play hardball because it might make them look mean and undignified.  By all means, the Republicans should be running on the hypocrisy of the left.  This should be mentioned by every Republican next year.  The left has no right to judge us when all of these whores have known about this guy’s behavior and did NOTHING for twenty-something years.  They have no moral authority.

As I have been writing this, two more A-list actresses – Angelina Jolie (who had a bad encounter with him and not only vowed to never work with him again, but warned others about him) and Gwyneth Paltrow (who was asked for a massage, turned it down and told her then-boyfriend Brad Pitt about it, who confronted Weinstein, who then told Paltrow to keep quiet about it) – have come forward.  How many more has this guy victimized?  Probably loads more.  He’s like Bill Cosby, in my opinion.  I think the both of them are absolutely guilty, and they’ve both probably got a trail of victims that is probably miles long.

So I wonder, how many actresses and actors do sick shit to make it in the entertainment industry?  How many musicians have done this kind of shit to get a record deal?  Thank God for the Internet.  Truly, because you can make movies and music and distribute both without bothering with the studios or record labels.  People won’t have to whore themselves out for fame.  At least, in the future.  Right now, the record labels and film studios still hold a lot of power and influence.  I hope that will change.  It’s already changed publishing, which is why I’m even going to be published in the first place.  I plan on self-publishing my novel because, while it’s very timely, I am still a vicious thought criminal, and therefore no book deal for me.  Just saying.  Of course, some lefty dill weed will be all, “like, your writing sucks so you wouldn’t get a book deal anyway, lol.”

Uh, that’s bullshit.  Explain how the fuck a stupid hack like E.L. James can become a best-selling author after changing the names of her crappy Twilight fan fiction and publishing that as an actual book?  Yeah, Fifty Shades of Grey  is nothing more than Twilight fiction with the names changed.  E.L. James is living proof that you don’t need talent or skill to get a publishing deal.

Back to the topic at hand.  I wonder…all this silly anti-Trump vitriol and vicious feminist grandstanding…I wonder if it’s their way of sticking it to the men that have victimized them.  I am sure that Harvey Weinstein is far from the only Hollywood big-shot doing this kind of stuff.  He was just careless and sloppy and finally got caught when someone else in Hollywood felt he was expendable.  I mean, someone at the New York Times had this story ready to go in 2004, but Weinstein got it shelved.  So what happened since then?  Who knows.  But these women can’t just outright say, “so-and-so is a nasty pervert who forced me to do degrading things for film roles.  Fight misogynist assholes like him by voting Democrat!” or else they’d have said it ages ago.  They can’t call these people out by name or they’d be ruined.  So they project that onto Republicans.  At least, that’s my theory.

So next time you see some starlet in a magazine, you’ll probably wonder what sort of sick shit she did for fame.  And you won’t feel compelled to worship her or envy her anymore.  She’s just a bag of meat to the men that gave her that fame in the first place.  She might look good, she might have all the money in the world and a hot boyfriend, but she’ll always be subservient to some of the sickest beings on the planet.  That’s the price one has to pay for being in that industry, and that’s a price a lot of women are unwilling to pay.

So no, I’m not jealous of them.  Not anymore.  I don’t have to perform sexual favors to pay my bills, and I am very, very grateful for that.

This Book Banning Hogwash

This Book Banning Hogwash

In 2001, I was a big fan of The Princess Diaries, both the film and the book. The author’s website was the first author site I ever visited, and at some point, she bragged about one of the Princess Diaries installments being “banned” from a library. I just did a search on her website (megcabot.com) for the entry in question and it’s not there anymore, I don’t think, but there’s plenty of entries about book banning, including one in which she asks people to get one of her books banned. I didn’t bother reading that entry because it’ll be eyeroll worthy and I am not in the mood for that right now.

She thinks she’s being this revolutionary renegade for having a book “worthy” of being “banned” but just what does it mean for a book to be banned in the US? I asked that same question when I read that blog post way back when. I did my research and it turns out that the whole book banning thing is complete and utter bullshit.

What do you think of when you think of books being banned? You probably think of countries like China, where possession of a Bible is illegal. Or North Korea. Same thing. You might think of Nazis burning books. You might think of someone being arrested for possessing a “dangerous” and illegal book. You might think of someone being arrested and executed for writing a “dangerous” book, one deemed dangerous by the authorities.

But the reality of book banning in the US is nowhere near as dramatic. It is nowhere near as serious either.

The concept of book banning actually happens in two stages, and only happens in one kind of establishment — a library. Or more specific, a public library or a public school library.

The first stage is the challenge. A challenge amounts to nothing more than a patron – usually a parent – complaining about a book. The complaint can be about anything, and left-wing oriented books are far from the only books being challenged. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer has been challenged. The Bible has been challenged. Books by Ann Coulter and Michelle Malkin have been challenged and in some cases “banned.” None of these books would ever be considered the kind of books liberals think children should read, and yet they were banned too, but you never see these books on the Banned Books Week List (except for Twilight).

If the librarian agrees with the challenging of the book, and if the library board or committee agrees, then the book is removed from the shelf and made unavailable for check out. It is then that the book is considered “banned.”

Do you see the problem here? The “banned” book in question is still available for purchase. In some cases, the “banned” book may be available on the library’s digital catalog (as an eBook, usually provided by OverDrive). Possession of the book is still legal, and so is the sale of the book. How the hell could that ever be considered banned?

I remember perusing the Banned Books Week list on Borders.com many years ago and being completely confused. If they were banned, why was Borders selling these books? I did some digging and that was when I realized that this whole book banning thing was utter hogwash, as Thomas Sowell put it twenty years ago.

This book banning thing is nothing more than a stupid leftist gimmick promoted by bookstores, publishers, the ALA and other assorted liberals. They want children to read softcore porn and other leftist propaganda, and to do that they have to make it look appealing and rebellious, so they make up this stupid scaremongering shit.

It’s a lie. It is an irresponsible lie and it actually makes me angry. I don’t like censorship, but pulling a book off of a public library’s shelf is hardly censorship.

No, Meg Cabot, you’re not a bad ass rebel for writing about teenage girls masturbating with shower heads. You’re just another propaganda pusher. Oh, and another thing. Ann Coulter’s books have also been challenged and banned, so how does it feel to be in the company of an odious right-winger? Is she a bad ass rebel for offending people too? Oh, but she didn’t offend the right people the right way, so that doesn’t count.

You know, this reminds me of the contraception argument. Feminists think that being expected to pay for their contraception is tantamount to being “denied access” to their precious birth control pills. Look, if you can’t afford basic contraception, you need to reevaluate your life, particularly your finances. You have far more important things to worry about then getting dick – like getting a bigger paycheck.

A lot of it has to do with the library being the easiest way an impressionable ten-year old can get their hands on Fifty Shades of Grey or some other book of perverted nonsense. After all, most parents trust the library. They’ll let their kids go there unsupervised. A kid does not have to pay for a book or a library card. They can check out a book, read it and then take it back without their parents ever knowing. Liberals love this, and they love getting shit for free. Take away their free option and all of a sudden you’re denying them “access” to something they “need.” Never mind the fact that they can probably borrow the book from a friend or buy a used copy online or at a second hand shop…oh noes, it HAS to be at the library! IT HAS TO BE U GUISE!!!!

I wonder…does the “freedom to read” include the freedom to read books by Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity, Jonah Goldberg or Vox Day? Does the “freedom to read” include reading books by conservative authors, or Christian authors, or even the Bible?

This is going to continue because it’s effective. I despair for this country, I really do. People just unflinchingly accept this silly nonsense without question. It is utterly ridiculous and I’m sick of it. I know that some people will have problems with my books. People on the right will complain about the sex and the cursing and stuff. People on the left will complain about the pro-life themes and sympathy for Christianity. If my books are ever published in hardcover or paperback, and if they ever hit a public library, they’ll probably be challenged and may even be removed. Even so, I will not consider that censorship. I will think that the “banning” will be kind of sad. But that’s the decision of the community in question and they have the right to make that decision, and all I can do is just accept it and move on. As long as you can get the book somewhere else, it’s okay.

Furthermore, I don’t think this is even real censorship. Leftists defend Twitter’s reprehensible treatment of conservatives by stating that we don’t have the right to a platform. Well, these “banned” authors don’t have the right to a platform either.

As always, the left ruins everything.

I will fight these assholes with everything I have

I will fight these assholes with everything I have

This.  Some worthless piece of shit billionaire named Tim Gill is actively persecuting Christians.  We wanted to be left alone after the Supreme Court “made” gay marriage “legal” but nooooo…they can’t just have their fucking “marriage” – they have to make our lives a living hell because we wanted to opt-out.

From this moment on, everything I do with my life will be in service to destroying this sub-human’s demented, evil plan.

I already wrote about this.  I have already said that these activists hate us and want to “punish” us for not worshiping them.  This is not surprising in the least.  It just makes me angry that I have next to no power with regards to fighting back.

I am, however, going to use what little I have to fight back.  I refuse to participate in their delusions.  I refuse to cater to them, and I refuse to bow to them.  They are not my gods, and I do not answer to them.

So, Tim Gill – FUCK YOU.  WAR.