Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Spreadin' Ted

Look who came down with COVID-19, just months after he said the global outbreak was "not a real pandemic" and a "scam".

None other than Ted "Shit Pants Chicken Hawk" Nugent. His authoritarian arrogance and swollen ego finally got him something worse than Cat Scratch Fever. 

"I have had flu symptoms for the past 10 days. I thought I was dying...I literally could hardly crawl out of bed the last few days".

Poor thing. Although I'd be more compassionate if Spreadin' Ted wasn't a threat to human life.

The radical Right, wrong again.

It's not complicated.

Socialized health care saves lives. Radical Right lies kill people.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

A Lesson from Don the Con

 From the New York Times: 

Supporters of Donald Trump who thought they were sending a single donation were charged over and over by his campaign operation.

A Times investigation found that the charges were part of an intentional scheme to boost revenue to Mr. Trump’s struggling presidential campaign. Recurring online donations were set up by default, and a fine-print disclaimer and opt-out language became increasingly hard to find.

Demands for refunds spiked, and complaints to banks and credit card companies soared. The magnitude of the money involved is staggering for politics: All told, the Trump campaign and the Republican Party raised $1.2 billion with WinRed, a for-profit donation processing service, and refunded roughly 10 percent of it.

In effect, the overcharges were an interest-free loan — eventually paid off with some of the tens of millions of dollars Mr. Trump raised after the election under the guise of pursuing his unfounded claims of election fraud.

Don the Con can’t help himself. He is what he is. And they are what they are.

How unfortunate. 

But wait. Maybe there's a lesson here...

I believe I have finally discovered true Republican "value$" and am inspired to send an appeal to my fellow patriots and to their patriotism.

Perhaps this will move them to expand their party and power.


To my Fellow Patriots, 

America needs more Republicans. 

You know this, and I know this. 

What do we do about it? It begins with you and me.

Inspired by Donald Trump, I am very close to joining your patriotic party. I have learned the Republican Party is the party the founders envisioned to protect America from the evils of fake news and socialism. 

Socialism must be crushed and Capitalism must be defended. 

You know this, and I know this.

In this knowledge, I appeal to you, my fellow true and faithful Americans, to allow me to join your sacred cause to protect and defend Capitalism, just like the Constitution tells us. 

You know this, and I know this. 

I am honored to offer my contribution to our struggle to preserve freedom. I'm announcing my conversion to Republican Value$, Capitalism, and the Free Market.

But freedom isn't free. Socialists are stealing our freedom AND the election!

$top the $teal!

We must stand shoulder to shoulder, and pay the cost for freedom, and to serve Capitalism. It's in the Bill of Rights!

Donald Trump's Value$ are American Value$. And he told us to $top the $teal!

You know this, and I know this.

It begins here and now. For your modest consideration, I pledge my loyalty and service to making America even greater.

I'm now accepting donations towards my campaign to become a Republican. If enough good Republicans send me $500 donations every week for the next year, I will vote for a Republican county drain commissioner.

Buh-lieve me.

If you love freedom, (and I know you do,) send those checks today.

$top the $teal!


Tuesday, April 6, 2021

"Q" And A


As informed and reasonable people of conscience know, Trump and his followers fit every definition of a cult. His fanatic followers see him as a supreme infallible leader sent by God to save us, and would still support him even after he incited insurrectionists to attempt a violent coup for him to stay in power.

Even worse for our Republic, Trump’s cult has an extremely dangerous sub-cult of people even more deranged than his usual rabid followers.

"Q" signs flashed throughout Trump's rallies. Many of Trump’s terrorists wore the letter “Q” when they stormed the Capitol. “Q” is the online identity of an individual or persons who anonymously post wild conspiracy theories and pro-Trump hysteria.

Just as the white supremacist Proud Boys took Trump’s words to “Stand back and stand by” as their cue to be ready for war, Q took its cue from Trump’s “calm before the storm” remark.

QAnon quoted it and went with it. The insurrection would be their storm. They would arrest and kill all those who opposed Trump. They declared they were saving the world from “Satan-worshiping pedophiles and cannibals plotting against Trump”.

In other words, Democrats. And they had “the plan” to stop them.

Remember “Pizzagate”? That was a QAnon hoax that claimed Democrats were blood-drinking baby-eaters running a child sex trafficking ring out of the basement of a pizza place. One crazed cultist with a gun was arrested while taking it upon himself to investigate. Maybe he should have first learned the pizza place had no basement.

Not that a cult cares about facts.

Republican QAnon cult fans Boebert and Greene are now US Representatives. Witnesses and evidence indicate they gave pre-insurrection tours for their friends and supporters.

Rudy Giuliani has re-tweeted posts with actual QAnon hashtags.

On Parler, Trump henchman Devin Nunes of California, directed people to The Dirty Truth, where QAnon-related conspiracies were spread. Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale also re-tweeted content from The Dirty Truth.

Trump’s criminal crony and traitor Mike Flynn swore and oath to Q on camera.

Eric Trump posted a giant “Q” on Instagram, as well as the hashtag version of the community’s slogan: “Where we go one, we go all.”

And Trump digs Q. On July 4th he re-tweeted QAnon supporters 14 times.

When asked about the Q conspiracy he responded, they “appreciate” and “like me very much,” adding that “these are people that love our country.”

“I do know they are very much against pedophilia, they fight it very hard.” Trump reportedly said that QAnon supporters “basically believe in good government.”

Well, then. They are “very fine people” indeed. Followers believe Q is a secret Trump operator with a "Q-Level Security Clearance” in his administration. Some believe it is Trump himself. But they all believe the misinformation and lies with the fervor of Moonies and Scientologists.

No wonder. QAnon is a cult within a cult. Q uses all of Trump’s favorite fear-inciting trigger words like “deep state”, "fake news" and “radical leftists”. Any kind of white nationalist rhetoric and fascist lies are tools of hate in the 8chan/Q shop of horrors. 

Media Matters reported “During his presidency, Trump amplified QAnon-promoting Twitter accounts at least 315 times”.

“Trump has repeatedly amplified QAnon Twitter accounts. The FBI has linked the conspiracy theory to domestic terror.”

Maybe you’ve seen film maker Cullen Hoback’s HBO documentary series "Q: Into The Storm". If you saw it, you’ll know who is behind the great scam and QAnon cult. The mystery has been solved. If you dislike spoilers, you may want to view this documentary before reading further. Be advised it is 6 hours long and is on HBO for several content related reasons. 

8chan is the notorious internet gathering site of creeps, perverts, Nazis, Trumpers, and other racists who like to express their “free speech” anonymously online. 8chan has published three manifestos that were suspected to have been written by mass shooters, including the racist perpetrator of the El Paso massacre. 

It is owned by a racist creep named Jim Watkins, who ran a porn site during his time in the US Army. He became a "pig farmer" in the Philippines, and comes across as a slimeball role-playing a super villain. 

Watkins claims he is "not political", but ran a Trumpian site called "The Goldwater". A woman known as "Red Pill" claimed she was fired when Roger Stone discontinued his financial support. She later refused to discuss the matter after being threatened by an unnamed source.

Fredrick Brennan, the founder of 8chan, sold it to Watkins and is no longer connected to the site. "Do the world a favor and shut it off," he told the Washington Post. "Once again, a terrorist used 8chan to spread his message as he knew people would save it and spread it. The board is a receptive audience for domestic terrorists."

And of course, 8chan is also the home of Q, Writing analysts have noted a shift in Q writing styles in 2018. It would seem the torch was passed.

The sleaze doesn’t ooze far from the sleazebag. Jim Watkins’ son Ron "Code Monkey" Watkins is the administrator of 8chan. This means he has total control of the content. He said he knew Trump's former white nationalist agitator Steve Bannon "was Q from the beginning". 

So there we have it. That's a mighty deep secret to pop into the narrative, but why would an ardent Trump supporter lie?

 Ron bragged on camera about his work on "Q Research" to Cullen Hoback.

“Yeah, so thinking back on it, it was basically three years of intelligence training, teaching normies how to do intelligence work. It’s basically what I was doing anonymously before... but never as Q.”  

A second's pause later he flashed a grin. Another pause. Then Watkins started laughing, “Never as Q. I promise. ‘Cause I am not Q, and never was”.

This was from the character who claimed he is the only person who “Q” chooses to communicate with directly.

As the Q cult likes to say, “There are no coincidences”.


And there are no cults, racists, liars, fascists, sociopaths, Republicans and Trumps.