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I’m disappointed nobody has ever asked my pronouns. I really wanted to see what the reaction would be when someone said “hey what’s your pronoun?” And I reply “Bitch”. But sadly, nobody has ever asked. Maybe it’s just obvious.

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Mine are FU! I work in healthcare and a person in the OR had his/him/he on his name badge. How can anyone have any respect for healthcare anymore?

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He / him sounds vaxxinated.

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And constipated.

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I’m a lawyer and our body asks for our pronouns every year. I answer with cringe/worthy.

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I'd identify as "SH" / "IT".

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😂😂😂 I’m using these!!!

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Make sure u have Plan B up your sleeve. Because inevitably I get the call wrt to inclusiveness. That’s when I pull my legit lesbian card and ask why they’re singling me out. Two can play their game.

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I identify as a lesbian trapped in a man's body.

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They lost my respect with masking...really...of all the places that know how ineffective masks are...and the last holdouts are the healthcare industry?

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Some of us just grin and bear it but many of my colleagues have drank the kool aide and think masking is worth doing. I’m afraid it’ll never end, at least not in California. I’m currently looking at jobs in other fields just to get away from the madness.

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Try another state!

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It may come to that but I love it here minus the crazy politics.

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What part of California?

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Sacramento

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Registered at a hospital I hadn't previously been to recently. "What is your preferred gender? What are your preferred pronouns? What sex were you assigned at birth?"

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Funny, same here! I just wrote in "NOT PLAYING THIS GAME, YOU FIGURE IT OUT "

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They were doing that at my hospital. For about a week. Then the patients let all hell rip loose.

The MBA diversity person was fired for not taking it to the Board and they stopped it all immediately.

You have the power. It is like bad cat is saying. I paraphrase, “I’m mad as hell, and I am not taking it anymore”

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

I replied to a survey regarding a surgery I had 10 days ago, and at the end it asked if I wanted the ESG department to contact me. I only wish "fuck no" had been an optional answer, not just yes or no.

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Nov 27, 2022·edited Nov 27, 2022

Maybe we can beat them at their own game, and tell them "Choosing preferred pronouns would be discriminatory, and I just can't be a party to that."

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It discriminates against those who don't choose pronouns.

I don't have pronouns, how dare you... I have adjectives. How inconsiderate of you to think just because I'm a living man, that I can only have pronouns.

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Such science! I'm sure masks are required too.

Instills much confidence!

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I particularly like the pronouns of Unacceptable Canadian Girl, Eff/Off.

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My response to "What are your pronouns" is "Standard English."

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I’ve said ‘I like them all.’

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I am a master of all pronouns.

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My pronouns would have been he \ haw.

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My pronouns are not/easily/offended

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💜 it

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thats just a natural reaction to seeing you!

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😂

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good one!

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Master and Commander

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King in his castle/Master of his domain?

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mine is wysiwyg.

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I prefer "Your Royal Highness"

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If pressed to choose one, I go with "His Imperial Majesty". You can say that's not exactly a pronoun, but that would be disrespecting my identity, and probably racist.

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Maybe this could be a fun game.

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My pronouns remain unchanged and unyielding: “Imperial Majesty.”

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Good one. I like "we" as in the royal we or "me/mine". LOL

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oh LOL I already do that, when I talk I include my dog and cats to the pronouns. We go to bed at 9 and we get up at 6, like that ! It is also a good camouflage because someone overhearing you will not think you live alone !

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Since the early 2000’s my pronouns are, Queen of the Nile and Goddess of Fire.....the woke never asked me mine either, but I never cared

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See, mine is "His Majesty" but I should definitely add to it. But I would go in the more Native American way by saying I am "Spits when he Talks" and "One Who Speaks In Movie Metaphors."

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What are your pronouns Mandi? FTFY

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those that met you knew that already, ooh look at me being a bitch too!

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My pronoun is "his majesty"

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Hey you could be an authentic "Lord" now. Just $50 for a 1'x1' plot of land in Scotland and you can legally change your paperwork, licenses, etc to "Lord". No more Mr Gleeson but now you are "Lord Gleeson". Get one for your wife and she becomes "Lady".

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Oh man, I should do this. I may finally get a Lady if I become a Lord. Sadly, I am alone by an executive order.

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Doughnut/cake

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I wonder if my "pronoun" could be "he who can call others by whatever pronoun he wants."

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The enduring privilege of the trans-woke!

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ROTFL. I've been waiting to be asked mine also: polymorphous/perverse. Maybe now we can have prepositions or independent clauses!

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What about dangling participles? (I can't even remember what those are but just remember the phrase).

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Some of this stuff is written into law for California based companies. I recently took a sexual harassment training course for my CA based company that included the requirement that I use co-worker's "preferred pronouns" and not "dead name them".

I won't. I won't be speaking to the gender wierdos. If forced, I will use their last name exclusively. If I get canned, I'll pursue any legal options available. Anyone who starts a company in CA is nuts, but the threat is still written into law there, which is going to make it hard to undo without legal action.

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I live and work in California .

Every time I am told that I need to add pronouns to my email signature I reply, "I can't even think of pronouns right now, in the middle of a pandemic."

These clowns are out of control.

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I’m so sorry. We left there last year. Spent the worst of the lockdown madness in Iowa. So when we got back we put our house on the market and came back. I don’t miss anything about California except for the beach and the fresh food.

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I'm not going anywhere, my elderly parents are here, they need help now and are moving.

Gonna be a fight here to regain some sanity.

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I’m stuck in California. Left the state and country in ‘71 with no intention to return. Returned after 10 years because of the weather. The trick to survival is to develop a clan of likeminded, resist the wokesters, and just carry on. The solution is to split the state and concede Sacramento, Bay Area and LA to them. Then we’ll do just fine. I’d be happy with hard borders.

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And yet these clowns gain more and more control each day -- or at least each election cycle.

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but are they really?

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Yeah, they are. The State just made it the State's decision on how Covid is treated, doctors have nonsay or they lose their medical license.

Hopefully, all of these Covidians get as many shots as they want.

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That’s right. That’s huge communist control. No client/ patient privilege.

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Clever

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At my CA company they were optional. Then it appeared to be an ageist sort.

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Don't you mean people old enough to know it was silly?

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My preferred, gender neutral pronoun for these individuals is "comrade."

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LOL, that didn't go well at this meeting;

US Socialist meeting, Convention Ridiculed After Righteous Outburst Over 'Gender Pronouns'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPLQNUVmq3o

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LOL the left never changes. Monty Python in '79 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFBOQzSk14c&t=1s

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🤣🤣🤣 I'm going to start using "Loretta" as my preferred pronoun.

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I’ve seen a clip of that before. Wow. Just wow.

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Is that the one where clapping was banned?

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Made me laugh; how they couldn't even get the meeting going without all the "gender" objections:-) Yeah, they're ready to run the world.

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WOW. I remember a previous gato post with comandantes Che Guevara and Fidel Castro as examples of the left in the past 🤷🏽

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Just use their name. Every time.

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The funny thing is that I would not really care if it wasn't an authority doing it. A couple of years ago I probably would have called a Mr a Mrs. But if you're gonna force me to lie, f*ck you.

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This! I would have respected you until you thought you could force me...now my heels are gunna leave ehere they were entrenched and enter your gut.

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Yep. You’re just like me!!

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Ikr? If you're not pointing gun to my head, your telling me what to do is going to be met with recalcitrance at best...

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You could always just self identify as someone who cannot speak.

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Indeed. Free association is still illegal. "Hate" laws. Title IX. All the fun stuff circa 1965. The entire Bill of Rights is subordinate to "woke". As long as we have to enter their briar patch of litigation in order to preserve our natural rights, we are not free of "woke". Which is really just some ghetto slang that originated as an anti-White frontlash of Progressive anti-reality that has somehow become ubiquitous - and which most people were fine with until it interfered with their own progressive status striving. Woke T-shirts found "in the closet", now that is funny.

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"Somehow" you can figure out how. Just takes courage and discarding the baggage of some deeply programmed dogma.

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May I ask wtf a “dead name” is?

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When "John" changes his name to "Jane", calling him "John" is dead-naming him. It's a really bad sin to the woke crowd... Unlike censorship, forcing experimental medicine, or mutilating children.

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Is there a decoder ring available? Perhaps a periodic table?

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LibsOfTikTok showed a gender fluid dummy showing her bracelets that indicate her current identity. She changes them often throughout the day. If you misgender, that's a big crime in some places.

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Too bad.

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Do you have a link? I would love to show this to my husband.

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The decoder ring will always give you a wrong answer to elicit rage.

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Holy cow

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This reminds me of that great interchange in Stripes when Francis insists everyone call him Psycho, and Sgt. Hulka's response was "Lighten up, Francis." I think "Lighten Up Francis" is my new slogan.

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When a mentally disturbed person pretends to be the opposite sex and changes their name acccordingly, their original, given name is their "dead name." And it's the worstest, terrible-est thing in the world to call them by that name, dontchaknow.

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It’s when you use the original name of someone who has changed to a new or nebulous gender and renamed xirselves.

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“renamed xirselves” 🤣🤣🤣

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California has long been considered dead last on the list of most hospitable states in which to open a business. Between the oppressive taxes and ever-expanding regulations it's near cost prohibitive. And the number of states migrating out seems to be increasing while there is near zero in-migration.

Yet for some reason businesses remain and fools are still trying to start new ones. Call it the California Conundrum.

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only went to CA a few times and immediately decided I rather live on North pole.

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Ironically the weather is about the only feature which CA government has yet to destroy. Though they keep promising us that the weather is changing, that doom is approaching, and that we're all to blame.

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i feel sorry for all those that are stuck in CA for some reason and hope there will soon be a possibility for them to leave killifornia

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I lived in LA for a year in the center of downtown. I had to make sure I got back to the apartment early enough so that I didn't have to have my car valet parked for me. (The roof was the only place you could park yourself). They should flatten half of LA for parking lots. If I was running for mayor that would be my platform...a parking space for every car.

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haha ! Jimmy i think you might win ! I remember how my ex and I were there with the 18wheeler and had to drive 50 miles out to find a motel that would let us stay there with it. It cost more than in most states and was nasty. But we had no choice !

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Oh man, an eighteen wheeler in LA, I imagine you would get cited just for taking up space.

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we could only get in at certain times. about 4 in the morning if you had to deliver in town. second time we were going to the terminal of the company so was not so bad. I said to my husband, truckers should refuse to go into LA and they would starve in a few days !

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You know Elon will be likely preparing to move Twitter HQ from SanFran. Probably to Texasville.

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He maintains a legal residence in Boca Chica, but spends a lot of time in Austin. If Twitter moves to Texas it'll probably be in Austin. Ug.

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That reminds me of an interchange that would frustrate people. It would go something like this:

Someone would ask me "How's it going?"

And I would say "I am to the part where the kids are all fighting a giant spider underground."

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Think he did! Austin… bells on his boots!

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Oy what's that avatar from mate? Great one.

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Enod, the Sleestack ancestor who lived to see his race devolve from intelligent beings into packs of slithering, murderous cave dwellers.

Sound familiar?

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Have a movie poster, on the house! https://0x0.st/oUGG.jpg

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Thanks! I remember the theme song from land of the lost, but I never liked the show as a kid. Great mask though!

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

"Yet for some reason businesses remain and fools are still trying to start new ones. Call it the California Conundrum."

A conundrum it is, but it may be helpful to employ the traditional moniker, the "California Casino."

The casino conundrum is fueled by three factors; ever-churning demographics, Hollywood's "short attention span theater" and regulatory capture.

It's a potent mix with a heady aroma, this Collodial "Pleasure Island" whose allure goes beyond the mild climate and offers riches beyond the dreams of men. California is the nation's boundary with the pacific rim, gateway to the mysterious East.

It is a mesmeric place for those seeking mysterious knowledge, and a haven for the grifters who prey upon them.

One would think that the very idea of risking all on the tyrannical whims of a lockdown state would be anathema. Who would gamble against a corrupt government that arrogates to itself the power of arbitrary penury?

Fewer each day, it would seem. And yet, Barnum's Law has yet to be repealed.

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As a well known radio personality describes it, California is like an aging hot chick in her forties. She has coasted on her looks for years, but now she is starting to show her age, and when people start listening to her they are no longer mesmerized by her beauty and and starting to think "This chick is nuts."

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We're about due for a new license plate design. I might suggest:

"California - The Cougar State"

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Perfect!

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Great synopsis. California has always been a balancing act between economic opportunity and freakdom. Traditionally there has been more than enough of the former to enable an economy, infrastructure, government, and general prosperity to support the latter who choose to live on the fringe. And let's be honest here, live off the fruits of the labors of others.

Today, that script has completely inverted. The lunatics are in charge of the asylum and the productive members are being demoralized and driven away. If not for the cash cows of Silly Con valley and, to a lesser degree, Hollywood, the state would simply implode. And both of those cows may start running dry at any time.

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I wonder if as a result we can have our pronouns be "Go pound sand" and "blow it out your—"

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Go with "It", just don't tell anyone It is based on It the Killer Clown.

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I work in healthcare with transgender kids. After some soul searching (I felt awful using the false pronoun), I realized I was breaking a Commandment: Thou Shall Not Lie. I informed my boss that I would no longer lie by choosing a false pronoun. Fortunately, I have not had any pushback. I have promised myself I will sue for religious discrimination if I get fired for it.

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Your impulse towards truth is a good impulse. This whole BS about "living your truth" hasn't gone anywhere good. I can tell you as a fat person, I am not a fan of the "body positivity" movement. You can talk to my amputated leg about body positivity. I'm sorry but "big is not beautiful." But beautiful people can and are big. There is a difference.

We all have our bugaboos in life to endure. Whether it is diabetes, substance abuse, bad body image or dysmorphia. News to kids...there is a lot of uncertainty growing up. Remember, if you are a boy teeming with hormonal induced puberty and the wind blows, you get an erection. I had a ton of questions about sexuality etc. I also had my "stash" of images that I kept in a drawer in the bathroom. I wonder what my mom had thought of the magazine images I had torn out of a variety of her magazines like that Jane Seymour East of Eden advertisement out of People magazine...All I know is, one day the magazine pages were missing, and I had to start all over again. My mother and I had never spoke of it even up to her death.

That's good that you haven't had any pushback. I would have felt disingenuous as well. The way I probably would have handled it is to demand the trans kids also call me by my preferred pronouns,and I would make it so gratuitous and ridiculous that they would refuse to call me that. Maybe something like "My pronoun is, he who calls people by a pronoun opposite of what they actually are."

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I Purrr_ray so bc ' woke' is a very nasty, self entitled, childish, victim mentality, vibe.

It started with ' Hillary's village of trophy brats and has only gotten progressively worse.

ME! ME!!! ME!!! That's all that these brats care or talk about.

Woke is a mental disorder.

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Amen

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‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is one of the least appealing proverbs I’ve ever heard. I do not want the village raising my child. And it’s an African proverb! Yeah. They’ve done a great job. Let’s emulate Africa.

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Sister is in the scammy diversity coaching industry . It made my day to see DEI employees being dropped as those woketards are the gravy train for her latest grift.

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

My 29yo stepdaughter is woke and last year got a psychiatric discharge from the Navy. She's now made herself nearly unemployable, yet thinks getting an art degree is her ticket to working at a Smithsonian. Um, I doubt it. Also, tattoo'd stars on her face. Yep, nearly unemployable.

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Does she have artistic talent? Maybe she should stream on Twitch.

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This post made my day! I only pray it all comes to fruition as you have stated.

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Just waiting for that glorious day when we see cat claws shredding the paper screen of twitterdom like the hometown favorite taking the field. It’s coming.

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spoiler alert:

i have been saving up memes.

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

Please be willing to share a daily round up of reactions ! 😂

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It will be like turning us loose in field of catnip. The response will be fur-ious...

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Purrrrhaps so!

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May they rain down glorious sanity to seep through the cracks of the most bricked-up of brains!

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I think EGM being reinstated could be the ONE thing that would inspire me to actually join twitter.

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I just joined. It's actually been a blast. All the deplatformed covid Docs are supposed to be back on soon. Leftoids are melting down.

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I have an account inused exactly twice. It's a bit chaotic for me. However...herrrrmmm...

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There's nothing wrong with lurking. I'm more of a lurker than a tweeter.

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I'm ready to pounce!

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Practice good wiggle-butt form. Chittering at our prey might be optional?

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Please don’t leave us for Twitterland, mr. bad cat!!!

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You are the MemeMaster

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Where were the online safety experts when Twitter was running child exploitation? According to one handle, @elizableu, in two weeks Musk cleaned out all hashtags that were used for child exploitation material. They’ve been after Twitter for ten years and they’ve done nothing. Biggest hypocrisy ever.

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Pedos and pedo supporters are everywhere. Wokesters couldn’t even ask a question or think that these explorations weren’t ok. That’s what’s so sick about all of wokeism. They’re under a spell of doing good when all they do is harm

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Now all the pedos are claiming that 'groomer' is an anti-gay slur.

Uh.....nobody said all the pedos were gay, but weird how their minds immediately went there.

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I appreciate the work of Gays against groomers on twitter.

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Thank heavens for that

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I was watching a twitch stream one day this week and someone came in claiming to be a human traffick surviver. Didn't know if they were for real or just roleplaying (really bad taste if it was roleplaying). I dropped elizableu's name as I heard an interview between her and Michael Malice. I haven't thought of her name in years, and yet heard it dropped this week three times now. Hope she is doing well.

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I didn’t know who she was until I started following her on Twitter but she seems amazing. I’d love to know why the past bosses at Twitter couldn’t handle this problem.

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That's a great question. And she was as baffled as anyone. She would constantly be basically submitting their names, and they wouldn't be taken own. What she should have done is reported them from misinformation...they would have been taken down immediately.

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Another area where I had no idea how bad it was. No idea.

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Gato Malo, I hope your right. I’m so sick of this shit!

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I think that when someone walks by one of those pretty little signs in some woke person's front yard that says "everyone is welcome here", that they should knock on the front door and say "hello, I voted for Trump twice." And then when they yell at you about how horrible you are, point to their sign that says that all are welcomed at their house.

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My daughter had a Rainbow sign planted in their front yard... I asked “ of course we are all those things, why do you feel the need to advertise it? If someone chooses not have a sign , what does that mean? That they don’t believe in those principles?” Sign down.

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Thank you for challenging her to think it through.

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My wife and I have two little girls. Wife’s sister is woke. She asks us why don’t we have any pride crap / flag in our house ... I told her “we’ll have u got a flag?” U put your flag up and then I’ll put mine up. Fn LGBT is nothing but a gadfly activist group and needs to be kept at a distance to all children.

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Reminds me of a Prius with the coixist bumper sticker right the F*ck Trump sticker. LOL

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Good one. May I borrow it?

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Absolutely. Calling them out on their hypocrisy is a great thing!

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Last night I was watching "Trumbo" about the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, and I thought, OMG, this sounds like what is happening right now with Covid and wokeness and all.

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Yes, except McCarthy was right about communist infiltration.

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

Yes. People need to reexamine ALL that they "know" about history. All too many think that the lying just started recently. But we've all been brainwashed by TV, movies and the press for many, many decades.

There's still a LOT of red pilling to be done. Get to it folks. And focus first on those things that are verboten to ask questions about. It isn't easy, but the truth will set you free.

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I used to love watching documentaries about the earth, the oceans, mountains, etc, but everything has climate hoax garbage in it, now.

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So agree. All of the good programs have been run through the bleach machine.

I’m grateful for my collected library.

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Amen Alfred.

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Completely agree, Alfred. If you're interested in learning more about brainwashing and how to resist it -- according to the US Army manual -- my latest essay addresses it: https://marypoindextermclaughlin.substack.com/p/prisoners-of-higher-ed-part-2

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I watched an old 50's movie a while back...

"I was a communist for the fbi". in one scene, the communists are protesting a non-union business to help turn it union & brag that they had infiltrated schools as teachers to turn the kids. pretty good movie...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043665/

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According to Yuri Besmenov, KGB defector, that's exactly what they did.

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Minor quibble: there's no such a thing as ex-KGB, or KGB-defector.

Bezmenov's statements must be read as (and simulataneously so) both him informing about some methods employed for culture war and destabilisation, and him using his own words as a technique for sowing dissent in the first place, at the same time.

Doublethink is a russian invention after all.

The goal is chaos among any potential or prospective opponent to Russia (USSR then), it always has been since Peter the Great, so his words must be seen as both the weapon and the warning as it were.

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Not sure I agree with you there, Rikard. The same logic could be used against Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, or even Robert Malone and Michael Yeadon. By definition, the only people qualified to blow the whistle are those who have inside information.

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Let’s hope the end of this is near. To watch Australia re elect the tyrant Dan Andrew and to watch Finland slip under the waves is not reassuring. To hear Trudeau say out loud that he took instructions from the zombie Biden to end the convoy shows just how controlled this world remains for present.

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Am living in Victoriastan, devastated by the outcome but not surprised. There is no fair election anywhere anymore. Everything has been penetrated! Where to flee to?? A friend offered safe harbour in Queensland

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Agree that elections are shams.

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We need young people willing to be elected early in their careers so that change can happen from within or it will all remain penetrated

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that won't work. Look at Peter Garret.

or anyone.

My dad used to say, politicians are like bananas, they start off green and straight, they come out yellow and bent.

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And in the end - unless tossed out - they're all brown sticky smears attracting flies.

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The next original idea Trudeau has will be the first. He’s a beta male through and through.

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Meowdawg, we need a desert island to escape to- Freedom Island

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Nah, desert islands are hot and thirsty, kind of like hell. I say we find a few and banish all the woke to them. No reason for us free people to suffer that fate...

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I like your idea too but I meant a tropical island 🏝️ of course

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

And Michigan somehow is stuck with the tyrant witch gov again. More lockdowns, anyone?

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Unfortunately the problem is much deeper than simple 'woke' HR policies. You have an entire generation that has been very poorly educated in mathematics, political & cultural history, basic economics (although the profession is now a joke) because their heads have instead been filled with woke revisionist garbage. In a democratic society people are going to opt for policies that have been tried historically and are failures, but sound appealing on the surface.

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They even admit - nay, proudly proclaim - that they want to fill the heads of children with their ideology. Here is a quote from one of them in an article about a webinar they held "on race, science and the church" that "explores cures for health care inequities and our biases."

The Rev. Drew Rick-Miller said that we should “think intentionally about how we raise our children to see if there are ways to reduce the formation of bias in our kids and in subsequent generations. We can manage the media they consume.”

https://www.presbyterianmission.org/story/i-believe-god-is-holding-us-accountable-for-this/

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As distasteful as it sounds on the surface, "re-education facilities" (or mental asylums, in many cases) may need to make a comeback - before that generation takes up exclusive residence in the control rooms of the world...

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A hard recession will cure a lot of this woke nonsense.

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Anyone who's read Ayn Rand can see where this is heading. Parasites can't survive without a host, and the wokeists are nothing but parasites.

Meanwhile, companies that don't want to go broke are starting to produce old-fashioned products that are actually enjoyable. Netflix's new "Wednesday" show champions the idea of an authentic individual who rightfully detests corrupt authority figures.

https://dystopianliving.substack.com/p/wednesday-old-fashioned-fun-with

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👍 Yesterday, I binge watched Atlas Shrugged, Parts l, ll, and lll. Not as good as the book, but still worth watching. But for the WEF, Ayn Rand was amazingly prescient, and it was unsettling watching our present and one possible future play out.

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Absolutely. The left has descended so far into self-parody that what seemed like absurd exaggeration in Rand's time is well within the scope of normalcy (so-called) now.

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Nov 26, 2022·edited Nov 26, 2022

In Canuckistan, for years, businesses have not mentioned the word “Christmas” in their Christmas ads. Two exceptions have been Home Hardware and Canadian Tire. Oh, we hear jingly bells and see decorated trees in other ads, but Christmas is always tediously and infuriatingly referred to as the “holidays” - you know, those nameless “holidays” that fill their coffers and put them in the black.

We were delighted last week to watch a tv ad for Toffifee (Toffifay in the US), and it was filled with references to Christmas. I wrote them, thanked them, and now will ensure I purchase Toffifee for everyone. Please, now, that other companies will come clean and truthfully acknowledge the Christmas season. After all, our PM breathlessly reminds us daily we are - ah - a diverse - ah -country. Might we hope to assume Christians are included in that diverse diversity of diversities?

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Is that anything like covfefe 😉? Merry Christmas to you!

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Excellent points. I love how Trump was very Christmasy. (fake or not, give him credit).

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Ah yes, Trudeau who believes in diversity of truth. As in “I did not call the unvaxxed names” truth. I guess Misogynist and Racist aren’t names.

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Canuckistan 😂😂👏

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I remember in 2015 people talking about the pendulum and how it swings both ways and it's showing signs of swinging back to sanity. That was in 2015. Things have only gotten so much worse since then. So I don't think this moment in history is coming to an end any time soon unfortunately.

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There's a very interesting book called "Pendulum" (go figure) that discusses this. The main idea is that society swings back and forth between extremes of individualism and collectivism. Unfortunately, 2023 is the extreme of collectivism.

https://dystopianliving.substack.com/p/pendulum-explains-why-society-predictably

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Sadly, 2023 is not the extreme of collectivism. It really can get so much worse. This usually ends when millions have been imprisoned and or died of starvation.

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Yes. We may get a bit of a pull back here, but it's most likely to be a mere blip on the slope to hell.

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yup. time to build an underground something in the quieter moments, but i feel the same exact inevitability of something hella worse because here in the wet spot of mordor (sf, ca) they're relishing theirs and everyone's collective misery as an excuse for everything and no matter how crappy everything's getting here, they're just not snapping out of it.

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When it gets back to the middle of the arc, we need to destroy the swinging mechanism...

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Ha! At least according to that theory, human nature won't allow it.

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yeah, i have to agree, sadly.

The New Left spent 50 yrs on their long march through the institutions and have at last seized the means of cultural production. They own the brains of any educated urbanite under say age 30 and have managed to put one of their commissars in just about every educational and cultural institution throughout the Anglosphere.

They aint goin away anytime soon.

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Someone tell Massachusetts

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