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Re: This is the News!
« Reply #120 on: 23 June, 2022, 07:34:31 AM »
After being denied its intended site - by the fecking parish priest from his pulpit among others - a very nice sculpture (with a touch of Hicklenton and O'Neill) finds a home.  That first lot didn't deserve it.  https://www.thejournal.ie/puca-the-burren-5797347-Jun2022/
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« Reply #121 on: 23 June, 2022, 07:48:12 PM »
Nice sculpt, that!

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Meanwhile ... Supreme Court ruling expands US gun rights.


Makes me do this in my mind:

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« Reply #122 on: 24 June, 2022, 12:25:20 PM »
By-election results:

Tiverton and Honiton - conservative loss to the Liberal Democrats (first Tory loss since the seat's creation).

Wakefield - conservative loss to Labour (part of the 'red wall' taken by the tories in 2019).

Oliver Dowden, cabinet minister and co-chair of the Conservative Party resigns...

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Re: This is the News!
« Reply #123 on: 24 June, 2022, 06:33:24 PM »
The USA has gone full Gilead. It's fucked as a country, IMO.

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« Reply #124 on: 24 June, 2022, 06:43:38 PM »
Yup. This is only the start. Clarence Thomas has said they'll go after other rights next, including gay marriage.

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« Reply #125 on: 24 June, 2022, 06:57:06 PM »
Definitely a problem when one branch of government (the judicial - Supreme Court) is led by the religious right, the legislative branch struggles to do anything significant due to cemented partisan politics (whereby one side has devolved into open adoption of big lies and conspiracy theories) and the executive branch is under direct threat by Trump's still-active fascist agenda.

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« Reply #126 on: 24 June, 2022, 08:09:50 PM »
Roe v Wade has been overturned.

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/us-supreme-court-overturns-roe-v-wade-abortion-law/QZKY4ARZ6LXYNTC3XWE3OBBM4U/

And that doesn't look like it will be the end of it -
"Justice Clarence Thomas, part of the majority, called on the court to overturn other high court rulings protecting same-sex marriage, gay sex and the use of contraceptives."

Full on Gilead indeed
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Re: This is the News!
« Reply #127 on: 24 June, 2022, 09:23:01 PM »
As I saw someone observe elsewhere on social media: Clarence Thomas’ insistence on referring back to the supposed intent of the original framers’ of the Constitution in the 1700s would preclude his seat on the Supreme Court entirely, because he would still be regarded as property, not a person.

I’m genuinely unable to process this.
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« Reply #128 on: 24 June, 2022, 11:14:56 PM »
I hear ya.

All these women cheering in support of having control over their reproductive organs overturned. In a lot of those states, now, if you were raped and impregnated, you'd have to carry the baby to term - and the rapist would have the same rights as any other father. It's seriously fucked up. And it's all being driven by people who believe in a magical sky-being who gets off on child sacrifice scenarios.

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Re: This is the News!
« Reply #129 on: 24 June, 2022, 11:51:52 PM »
Nationalist-Christians are taking over America.

It's easier if you shorten it to Nat-Cs
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« Reply #130 on: 25 June, 2022, 09:26:23 AM »
Nationalist-Christians are taking over America.

It's easier if you shorten it to Nat-Cs

Nicely done.   The majority of the American people support abortion rights.  But never mind that - the Land of the Free doesn't work that way any more.  As the Exploited once said, fuck the USA. 
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« Reply #131 on: 25 June, 2022, 11:30:29 PM »
or, ifwhiteamericatoldthetruthforonedayitsworldwouldfallapart, as the manics had it.

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Re: This is the News!
« Reply #132 on: 26 June, 2022, 12:14:28 AM »
I don't think those French fellas over at Libération magazine approve of recent developments

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« Reply #133 on: 26 June, 2022, 04:13:54 PM »
Very grim, but all too accurate.
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Re: This is the News!
« Reply #134 on: 30 June, 2022, 03:32:23 AM »



Not in the same league but might lighten up proceedings


https://youtu.be/dpITyDIIz_k?t=132