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No words…

I have no words for the last… Well, as near to two years as makes no difference… We’ve just come through a cycle of nonsense, of accusations and lies, of vitriol and hatred spewed across our land, at any and everyone whom we deemed as different…  as ‘not us’… And because ‘they’ are different from ‘us’, we don’t understand them. And we fear what we don’t understand… And we kill what we fear…

Oh, thank God…

  I was afraid I was the only one drawing what appears to me to be the overwhelmingly obvious historical parallels between some rather scary people… But then, maybe that’s what the supporters of this guy want… A new world order, in which they are the ascendant race. The pure race. If I may paraphrase a quote, the way to ensure that bad Republicans take over the party machinery is for good Republicans to do nothing. I don’t know about you, but I am very afraid.     Image found here.    

Let the, um… fun begin…

*Sigh* Already it begins… Hours after the Supreme Court announced its decision on same-sex marriage, the conservative ‘right’ – as in those on the ‘right’, or ‘starboard’ side of some imaginary line that everyone keeps on referencing, but no one ever manages to find the time to actually define (and despite the fact that line probably moves all over the place, like a greased pig at a state fair), as opposed to those on the liberal ‘left’, or ‘cognac’ side of said line – ahem – the ‘right’ began gearing up for their assault on the new status of equal marriage rights for all. They want their ‘right to religious liberty’ to be more strongly encoded into law. I’m not really sure how you can get any stronger than the 1st amendment to the constitution; which reads, in full: