Paul Revere by Cyrus Dallin, North End, Boston

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

In certain American states -- Florida and Texas, for example, -- THIS IS HOW THE CIVILIZED WORLD SEES THEM:

 





And this is how some idiot House reps are "owning the libs:"

Because nothing says "America" like wearing a pin that represents the slaughter of men, women, and children.

Every time you think these useless trogs can't sink farther into the sewer, they surprise us and show us, Yes They Can! 





 "At least three House Republicans this week began wearing pins in the shape of an assault weapon on their clothing. U.S. Rep. George Santos (R-NY), U.S. Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL), and U.S. Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-GA) were all caught on camera with the pins..."

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

 







America! Are you good with this perversion?



Here's a photo of an historical precedent for this:




Ron DeSantis's Free State of Florida: I decide which books your children can read!


Banning books but protecting the right for teens to buy and own assault rifles, no questions, asked. 


 "...Manatee County’s school district told all secondary school classrooms to remove or cover their classroom libraries until the books could be reviewed under new state standards. 

Teachers with unvetted materials or books found to be inappropriate could face a third-degree felony charge."



PEN America ...presented a joint letter with We Need Diverse Books and authors and illustrators of 176 books removed from classrooms in Duval County, Florida, in January 2022 for “review.” They have been kept in storage for 10 months with little indication of when they might return to classrooms.



PEN America reported the removal of the books in Duval County in its report released this past September, Banned in the USA: 

The Growing Movement to Censor Books in Schools. 


At the Mountain’s Base, by Traci Sorell and Weshoyot Alvitre 

Before She Was Harriet, by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome Chik Chak 

Shabbat, by Mara Rockliff and Kyrsten Brooker 

Cow on the Town: Practicing the Ow 

Sound, by Isabella Garcia 

Dreamers, by Yuyi Morales 

Dumpling Soup, by Jama Kim Rattigan, and Lillian Hsu-Flanders 

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, by Kevin Noble Maillard and Juana Martinez-Neal 

The Gift of Ramadan, by Rabiah York Lumbard and Laura K. Horton 

Grandfather Tang’s Story, by Ann Tompert and Robert Andrew Parker 

Hush! A Thai Lullaby, by Minfong Ho and Holly Meade 

Islandborn, by Junot Díaz and Leo Espinosa 

Little Night/Nochecita, by Yuyi Morales 

Looking for Bongo, by Eric Velásquez




This is happening in Florida, ordered by the governor of Florida, DeSantis.

I never thought I'd live to see the day in America when educators were threatened WITH FELONIES over their freedom to make books available to anyone wanting to read them.

Once you get a committee or governor to decide what you can read in school, where does it go from there?

But here we are, and we can thank the Trumpublicans and Ron DeSantis for this perversion.

Monday, January 30, 2023

This clown wants to be POTUS again...

 


and there are plenty of idiots out there who would vote for him.






Trumpy sounds a lot like this guy:





Remember this when he was running for re-election (AND LOST!)?





Oh George! Or Anthony ! Or Kitara Ravache! Oh Whatevah!


Make this fraudster the symbol of the current Republican Party.




Squeaker of the House Kevin McCarthy put this clown on TWO House committees!

George Santos has been welcomed by the GQP despite being a serial fraudster.






Embattled U.S. Rep. George Santos was drag queen in Brazil pageants, associates say  

 George Santos admits to dressing up as woman, but denies he was a ‘drag queen’






"Republican Congressman, George Anthony DeVolder Santos said on Twitter last Thursday that claims "that I am a drag Queen or 'performed' as a drag Queen" are "categorically false," adding: "I will not be distracted nor fazed by this." (Republicans are increasingly denouncing drag shows and performers, claiming they are harmful to children.) 

 While Santos' drag performances aren't an issue per se, the reports—as well as his denial of the claims and now his admission—are likely to put the Republican Party in a very awkward spot."


Speaking of Drag Queens (and I happily attended many of their fabulous shows in Provincetown, Mass., when I lived on the Cape), here's another famous one:





Saturday, January 28, 2023

SATURDAY NIGHT DANCING

 

A different kind of dancing:  

Liquid in slow motion with music. Enjoy.