Enjoy Your Cat Videos

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While you can. Before the FedGov drops the hammer on Farcebook.

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of its users’ personal data, according to three people familiar with the deliberations but not authorized to speak on the record.

The fine under consideration at the Federal Trade Commission, a privacy and security watchdog that began probing Facebook last year, would mark the first major punishment levied against Facebook in the United States since reports emerged in March that Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy, accessed personal information on about 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge.

The penalty is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million fine the agency imposed on Google in 2012. That fine set a record for the greatest penalty for violating an agreement with the FTC to improve its privacy practices.

It won’t fall that hard. A maxed-out fine, which this will not be, would be around $1 Trillion. That might be fitting if the victims were actually innocent – you knew something was up and you gave them the personal info anyway. The coming fine, even if record-setting, won’t be enough to rid us of the evil. By the way, you can always delete it yourself.

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Wow!

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What a deal!

  • Amnesty for existing illegals.
  • Remote asylum applications for future illegals.
  • Presumably a free flight over the BBW! for those future illegals.
  • More government employees.
  • End of the shutdown – all those non-essentials back to “work.”

Only the genius of Kushner, Pence, and Graham (who has recovered from his fit of manliness during the Kavanaugh lynching) could have delivered something this amazing.

The best part? It’s already been rejected by the Dems.

Trust the plan? Wait two days? Okay. My guess is that this was as good as it’s going to get.

More tomorrow. Maybe with a video. Maybe for next week’s TPC.

We Wait

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Vox Day advises on what we can hope for at 3 pm:

“I will be making a major announcement concerning the Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown, tomorrow afternoon at 3 P.M., live from the @WhiteHouse.”
-Donald J. Trump

It had better be one of two things.
The God-Emperor is declaring martial law and Draining the Swamp.
The God-Emperor is announcing the Building of the Big Beautiful Wall.

To quote Han Solo, “I have a bad feeling about this.” A more likely announcement is along the lines of the Dallas Morning News op-ed, just as shit stupid as they get, about amnesty for you know who.

And, we wait.

 

The War on Children and the Family Marches On

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As the people sleep.

Here follows a plethora of link-i-ness:

In Germany, where homeschooling is illegal (and where being German might as well be), government teachers are trained to identify the kids of the “far right.”

Teachers are advised to be on the lookout for gender roles, too. It should be made clear “to what extent authoritarian and gender-stereotyped parenting styles limit the possibilities of children and complicate their development,” the manual says.

The guide lays out ‘clues’ that can help to spot children who might belong to far-right families. One of such signs is described as: “The girl wears dresses and braids, she is directed to do house work at home, while the boy faces strong physical challenges and drills.” Teachers are advised to hold face-to-face conversations with the parents in such cases.

The brochure’s approach was blasted not only by the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), but by the politicians from the ruling coalition as well. The lawmaker from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Christoph Bernstiel said that it is “unbelievable” that “a taxpayer-funded brochure identifies girls wearing braids and clothes as potentially ‘nationalist’.”

If it triggers even the socialist left, then it’s peak SJW. A Sampling of the stupidity:

Am 29. November 2011 wird die Ehefrau von Ralf Wohlleben, der als Unterstützer der Terrorgruppe Nationalsozialistischer Untergrund (NSU) im NSU-Prozess in München zu 10 Jahren Haft verurteilt wurde, fristlos gekündigt. Sie hatte im Jenaer Ortsteil Kunitz in einer privaten Kindertagesstätte gearbeitet. Durch die Festnahme wurde bekannt, dass Frau Wohlleben bis 2009 selbst Mitglied der NPD und zeitweise gar Schatzmeisterin im Kreisverband Jena war. Die 31-Jährige galt als qualifizierte Betreuerin, von den Eltern geschätzt und bei den Kindern beliebt, berichtet Julia Jüttner bei Spiegel Online. Frau Wohlleben klagt gegen die Kündigung und einigt sich später mit ihrem früheren Arbeitgeber.

Rechtsextreme Erzieher*innen – auch solche mit einer aktiven Funktion für die verfassungsfeindliche NPD – sind keine Einzelfälle. Ihnen begegnet man nicht nur zufällig im Arbeitsfeld. Kindergärten und den frühkindlichen Erziehungsbereich als Aktionsraum zu wählen ist seit jeher eine gezielte Strategie von Rechtsextremist innen, um Einfluss auf die kommende Generation zu nehmen. Häufig bleiben sie dabei – wie im vorgestellten Fall – von ihren Kolleg innen, Vorgesetzten und anderen im Arbeitsfeld Tätigen unbemerkt. Dabei kommt Frauen das in der Wissenschaft vielfach beschriebene Phänomen der doppelten Unsichtbarkeit zugute: Frauen werden gesellschaftlich per se als unpolitischer, friedfertiger, weniger aggressiv und gewaltbereit angesehen als Männer. Ihre politische Einstellung oder ihr Weltbild wird dabei oft nicht ernstgenommen oder unterschätzt. Diese stereotype Wahrnehmung verschärft sich in extrem rechten Milieus. Da Frauen eine rassistische oder menschenverachtende Ideologie und ein rechtsextremer politischer Aktivismus weniger zugetraut wird, können sie sich in sozialen Sphären – wie im Kindergarten – unbemerkt bewegen und nebenbei menschenverachtenden Ideen verbreiten. Das gilt auch für in Elternvertretungen aktive Mütter.

Being “far right” is inhuman… This post-modern word salad from the kinds of people who buy and consume the blood of children:

You don’t have to drink the blood of children to reclaim the vigor of your lost youth. You can mainline it. For $8,000 a liter.

Ambrosia, a startup founded by a Stanford Medical School graduate, has begun pouring the blood of the young into the hardened arteries of their elders in five cities, one of them San Francisco, according to a new report.

Founded in 2016 by Jesse Karmazin, an MD never licensed to practice medicine, Florida-based Ambrosia claims to be able to combat aging through infusions of blood plasma from younger people.

It’s now infusing patients in Los Angeles, Tampa, Omaha, Houston and the city by the Bay, according to Business Insider.

Those few who may innately know what “ambrosia” was supposed to be, likely understand the neo-vampiric and fully satanic connection to make-do ichor consumption. For slightly less knowledgable, does this not ring of the “ye shall be as gods” lie? For the rest … this is very bad…

Bad, maybe like appointing a murder suborning attorney as your new, deeper state AG.

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Attorney General nominee William Barr have focused heavily on Barr’s views on Special Counsel Robert Mueller. But nobody is asking about Barr’s legal crusade for blanket immunity for federal agents who killed American citizens.

Barr received a routine questionnaire from the Judiciary Committee asking him to disclose his past work including pro bono activities “serving the disadvantaged.” The “disadvantaged” that Barr spent the most time helping was an FBI agent who slayed an Idaho mother holding her baby in 1992. Barr spent two weeks organizing former Attorneys General and others to support “an FBI sniper in defending against criminal charges in connection with the Ruby Ridge incident.” Barr also “assisted in framing legal arguments advanced… in the district court and the subsequent appeal to the Ninth Circuit,” he told the committee.

Shoot a man, shoot and kill his wife, son, and dog, it’s all forgiven. Be the new AG. Keep things as they are. At least none of the spilled blood was licked up – that we know of…

We also don’t know why the University [SIC] of Georgia hired a virulent anti-white racist to teach philosophy. Well, of course, we know why. For his part, he’s doing what angry, jealous nuts do: condemning those who literally gifted him his current place and occupation. For their part, white Christian Americans stay dumb and mum, relying on a gay Jew to defend them.

A University of Georgia instructor was confronted by a student over alleged anti-white statements and tweets, according to footage shared by ACT For America and Campus Hate Watch.

In the video, a student identifying themself as a “Jewish member of the LGBT community” challenges an instructor in the middle of class about his alleged “negative rhetoric against white people.”

“You call white people ‘autistic kids,’ you say we all work at Chick-Fil-A and never work for anything,” the student says. “These are all tweets I have screenshots of.”

“How can you talk about freedom and equality and all these things, but you talk about a certain group of people and put them in these stereotypes?”

“You’re an instructor here – you teach a course, and you subject students to this kind of hateful-ass rhetoric, and I think it is a damn shame that people go to this university and you subject them to that,” the student continues.

Some twelve years ago, on a cold inclement January day, I sat down with some communists at UGA about teaching political philosophy. They clearly made the right call…

And, if you’re thinking about writing off Goolag, you may be on to something. Maybe wait, as it looks like they’re imploding on their own:

A Google executive sparked a fierce backlash from employees by using the word “family” in a weekly, company-wide presentation, according to internal documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Many Google employees became angry that the term was used while discussing a product aimed at children, because it implied that families have children, the documents show. The backlash grew large enough that a Google vice president addressed the controversy and solicited feedback on how the company could become more inclusive.

TheDCNF received the documents from a source who insisted upon anonymity in order to share them. (RELATED: Google Employees Debated Burying Conservative Media In Search)

One employee stormed out of the March 2017 presentation after a presenter “continued to show (awesome) Unicorn product features which continually use the word ‘family’ as a synonym for ‘household with children,’” he explained in an internal thread. That employee posted an extended rant, which was well-received by his colleagues, on why linking families to children is “offensive, inappropriate, homophobic, and wrong.”

He wrote:

This is a diminishing and disrespectful way to speak. If you mean “children”, say “children”; we have a perfectly good word for it. “Family friendly” used as a synonym for “kid friendly” means, to me, “you and yours don’t count as a family unless you have children”. And while kids may often be less aware of it, there are kids without families too, you know.

The use of “family” as a synonym for “with children” has a long-standing association with deeply homophobic organizations. This does not mean we should not use the word “family” to refer to families, but it mean we must doggedly insist that family does not imply children.

Even the sense, “suitable for the whole family”, which you might think is unobjectionable, is totally wrong too. It only works if we have advance shared conception of what “the whole family” is, and that is almost always used to mean a household with two adults, of opposite sex, in a romantic/sexual relationship, with two or more of their own children. If you mean that as a synonym for “suitable for all people” stop and notice the extraordinary unlikelihood of such a thought! So “suitable for the whole family” doesn’t mean “all people”, it means “all people in families”, which either means that all those other people aren’t in families, or something even worse. Use the word “family” to mean a loving assemblage of people who may or may not live together and may or may not include people of any particular age. STOP using it to mean “children”. It’s offensive, inappropriate, homophobic, and wrong.

 

Just give them a little longer. Concentrate on your positive family: happy, appropriate, hetero-amandi, and right.

One of these two final items might (might) feature in next week’s TPC column. This week’s column got the Farcebook treatment, perhaps being banned for extremism. I don’t know for sure and certainly don’t care – except that I know I’m over the target. Thanks for riding along. Swinging around now to refuel and reload.

Declared or Not, An Emergency Situation Beyond Disaster – From TPC

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*** The other day the US House of “Representatives” voted, virtually unanimously, to condemn the American Posterity and Western Civilization itself. At the same time, the Senate voted unanimously in slavish support of a foreign power. Whatever master they serve on the Potomac, it sure as hell ain’t you.

 

 

Happy government “shutdown” 2019! Please pay no attention as the US federal budget, budget deficit, and debt all continue to grow apace. In fact, it would be wonderful to pay no attention and to forget about Washington entirely. But, it’s still there. And, still marching the American nation towards extinction.


This latest temporary delay in the transfer of national resources is partly due to an impasse over The Wall. The Fence. The Slats. Whatever. Most Democrats and (honestly) most Republicans are in favor of mass third world migration into the United States. Most of the third world also shares this po$ition. The majority of the dwindling American public is (again, honestly) too stupid to notice, understand, or care.

There only a small faction of men dedicated to the idea of preserving or defending Western Civilization. Love him or hate him, in America, our stand-in champion, for the moment, is one Donald John Trump.

I’ve spent something like three-plus decades studying Trump, the man, and the past two-plus years as Trump, the 45th President. I’m still not quite sure what to make of him. With regard to the current impasse, the good news is that Trump does favor defending the border, even with some kind of physical barrier. The bad news is that he, bless his heart, still favors a brand of civic nationalist thinking about who is or can become an American. I guess we must take what we get.

So serious was Trump about his Wall, his Fence, the Slats, the Whatever, that he verbally contemplated declaring a national emergency. He floated the plausible idea of emergency military intervention. He then suggested the novel idea of emergency disaster construction. Either way, he seemed to grasp the “emergency” part. Either way, he would be correct: the largest foreign invasion in recorded history qualifies as both a (THE) martial issue and as a national disaster – any way you slice it, an emergency, and nothing but.

The champions of satanic globalism lined up for battle. The champions of treason prepared to obfuscate and interfere. The GOP establishment prepared to cave. Those still clinging to ancient rhetorical fantasy pontificated doom. The waiting hordes avoided bathing. Fat, illiterate, heavily medicated and tattooed Amerikans cheered on Clem’s Son. It, all of it, may have been for naught. Most recently, Trump says he’ll hold off on declaring a formal state of emergency. For now.

ENTIRETY AT TPC

Long live the Shutdown!

Maybe This Will Spur Things Along

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Aloha Snack Bar! from the Deep South:

Federal authorities on Wednesday announced a terrorist case against a metro Atlanta resident accused of plotting to destroy the White House and other Washington D.C. government buildings.

Hasher Jallal Taheb, of Cumming, was arrested in Gwinnett County and appeared briefly in court in downtown Atlanta in the case brought the FBI.

Hasker Jallal Taheb – ancient Southern name, there. Plotting the terrorism that lazy Americans just won’t plot anymore. A vibrant reminder of the benefits of DIEveristy.

Again, maybe this will shake things up. Eh, who am I kidding?

Attack of the Stupid Party

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Less than three weeks into 2019 and the GOP hits the Super Stupid! switch.

Let it be known that the Republican Party is opposed to white people, white nations, and Western Civilization … and Steve King:

The recent controversy was touched off when King asked in a New York Times interview published last week, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?”

How? Because we either live in a fallen nation or the Twilight Zone.

Contrast this insane globalist idiocy to the relative honest questioning of a Democrat:

“I’m hesitant to answer it because I really feel like it deserves its due, and I don’t want to give you a – actually, just selfishly, I don’t want a sound bite of it reported, but, yeah, I think that’s the question of the moment: Does this still work?” O’Rourke said. “Can an empire like ours with military presence in over 170 countries around the globe, with trading relationships . . . and security agreements in every continent, can it still be managed by the same principles that were set down 230-plus years ago?”

O’Rourke doesn’t yet know the answer, but he’s ready to discuss it.

The answer, Mr. O’Rourke, is “no, it can’t, it isn’t now, it hasn’t been for a long time.” The answer to the GOP is, “go f-ck yourselves.”

Attention conservatives, boomers, and other binary thinkers: there may actually be a dime’s worth of difference between the two wings of the Uniparty – the Democrats, by their relentless dedication, might be the slightly better of the two.

Better Ban Guns

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Because sugar, doctors, cars, and dope are killing people.

For the first time in U.S. history, a leading cause of deaths — vehicle crashes — has been surpassed in likelihood by opioid overdoses, according to a new report on preventable deaths from the National Safety Council.

Americans now have a 1 in 96 chance of dying from an opioid overdose, according to the council’s analysis of 2017 data on accidental death. The probability of dying in a motor vehicle crash is 1 in 103.

“The nation’s opioid crisis is fueling the Council’s grim probabilities, and that crisis is worsening with an influx of illicit fentanyl,” the council said in a statement released Monday.

Fentanyl is now the drug most often responsible for drug overdose deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in December. And that may only be a partial view of the problem: Opioid-related overdoses also have been undercounted by as much as 35 percent, according to a study published last year in the journal Addiction.

The council has recommended tackling the epidemic by increasing pain management training for opioid prescribers, making the potentially lifesaving drug naloxone more widely available and expanding access to addiction treatment.

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While the leading causes of death in the U.S. are heart disease (1 in 6 chance) and cancer (1 in 7), the rising overdose numbers are part of a distressing trend the nonprofit has tracked: The lifetime odds of an American dying from a preventable, unintentional injury have gone up over the past 15 years.

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