20 June 2021

Well, the good news is...

...it's not 'homophobia'...insert alt text here
-- WILTON MANORS, Fla. – "Two hit by truck, one killed at Florida Pride parade. Justin Knight, Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus’ president, said through a spokesman that chorus members were the ones injured and that the driver was 'part of the Chorus family.'." --
Which doesn't really matter to the media or politicians...
-- "Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis quickly denounced the crash at the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade a "terrorist" attack on the LGBTQ community." --
BONUS GOOD NEWS: Not a racist incident

Let's talk "Cultural Relativity"

I have to confess, in my sixty odd years on this planet, I have never once woken up and said... "Today's the day I bring a loaded gun to a children's birthday party."

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-- "A 'brazen' shooting at a child's birthday party in Rexdale Saturday evening left a 23-year-old man, a one-year-old child, a five-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy injured, Toronto police say." --
Who (and this is not a rhetorical question) does that?

19 June 2021

THE RACIST SHITHOLE WHERE I LIVE

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-- "Newborns can be a lot of work. Diapers, lack of sleep, and the possibility that they are racist. These five tips could help!" --
Ask a Chicago Alderman...
-- "Generational gang life isn't just something that's encouraged, it's almost revered in some neighborhoods. If you really want to get to what is at the heart of a lot of this, it is gangs, and it is the borderline collapse of the family unit in many of our neighborhoods." --

REMEMBER WHEN JUSTIN PROMISED...

...TRUDOPE WAS GONNA SHUT DOWN CRIMINALS?insert alt text here
-- "According to The Intelligencer, Guanzhi Cao, 44, Hongjun Zhang, 54, and Yingen Cao, all from in and around Toronto, have each been charged with possession of cannabis worth approximately $4,500,000. The accused have since been released and are set to appear in court on July 22." --
HEY, IT'S NOT ALL BAD NEWS:
"Ontario only lost $42 million in it’s first year of Cannabis operation, so for once California is doing worse than Ontario."

18 June 2021

THE PROVERBIAL DECK CHAIRS...

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-- "Ontario Premier Doug Ford is replacing Merilee Fullerton, his beleaguered Long-Term Care minister, with Rod Phillips, who was forced out of cabinet late last year after taking a vacation to a ritzy Caribbean island in secret when the Canadian public was being told not to travel." --

THE GREAT RESET CONTINUES APACE

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-- "A statue of Sir John A. Macdonald will be removed from a park in his hometown of Kingston, Ont., while his name will be taken off a local school." --
TIME TRAVEL WITH ME:
-- "On his last day in the House of Commons in June 1984, Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau said, 'No government can rewrite history'." --
IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE IT'S TRUE:
-- "WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate has unanimously passed a resolution to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday, commemorating the glorious day Republicans freed the last of the Democrats' slaves." --

BEFORE IT GETS ANY MORE EMBARRASSING

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"More than a dozen Republican House members, led by former White House doctor Ronny Jackson, asked President Biden Thursday to undergo a cognitive test and release the results 'so the American people know the full mental and intellectual health of their President'.”
IT GETS BETTER:
"Walter Shaub, the director of the United States Office of Government Ethics under President Obama, said the Biden administration is sending a 'fuck you' to ethics experts by hiring so many relatives of senior White House officials."

LET IT BURN!

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-- "All 50 of Portland police’s highly trained rapid response unit voted unanimously to resign Wednesday during a union meeting in response to the recent indictment of Officer Corey Budworth." --
MEANWHILE BACK IN GEORGE FLOYD CENTRAL:
-- "Residents of a Minneapolis neighborhood were unnerved Thursday morning after body parts believed to be from a White male in his 30s were found in two locations. --

17 June 2021

OR YOU COULD JUST SEND FLOWERS

Meet Traequan Mahoney, Gaddiel Ledinek and Maurice Donegan...insert alt text here
-- "According to Toronto Police Services, at least one occupant from this vehicle fired gunshots, causing at least nine people in the parking lot to then brandish and discharge firearms in the direction of Highway 401, lasting for approximately 45 seconds." --

IN JUSTIN TRUDEAU'S CANADA...

...APPARENTLY BEING SMART IS RACIST...
-- "In a move to create more equality between students, the Vancouver School Board is cutting its honours programs for secondary school students. A Vancouver School Board spokesperson told CBC News that the honours courses were creating inequalities for students." --
DUMBING DOWN THE WORLD:
"Believe in math-equity, Virginia? You might as well believe in fairies. No, instead, we should strongly believe in math excellence. What would the world be like without this excellence?"
IN OTHER ANTIRACIST NEWS:
  --  "Despite the photo which Leo seems to believe is dispositive, "African-Americans account for nearly 25% of all enlisted Army soldiers while making up just 13% of the population."

16 June 2021

IF IT ONLY SAVES ONE LIFE

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"Data on the number of patients presenting with more advanced cancers due to COVID-19 delays will not be available for another year or more," said Dr. Tony Eskander, a head and neck surgical oncologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.
The Ontario Medical Association said last week the pandemic has left an estimated backlog of 15.9 million surgeries, diagnostic exams, screenings and other medical procedures in the province.

JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO

insert alt text hereThey can't seriously be thinking about putting President Grandad in a room with this buzzsaw.

UPDATE:   Media decides fellatio is the answer...
"CNN chief national security correspondent Jim Sciutto gushed over President Biden's handshake with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday at their high-stakes summit in Geneva, Switzerland, saying it was a "notable" projection of strength."
YOU LEAVE HIM ALONE FOR ONE SECOND:
"The White House press office scrambled to explain what the president meant by nodding, even before they had a chance to talk to Biden personally."
And he sure isn't fond of anyone asking questions.

I HEAR HAMAS HAS SOME JOB OPENINGS

OTTAWA - "Green Leader Annamie Paul is facing a no-confidence motion that could ultimately oust her from her perch atop the party. The move follows months of internal strife over the party's direction and the leader's stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."