Has anyone else noticed that Republicans have taken all the values we once held in high esteem and made them into something bad? Reading, science, learning, civics, math, being loving and kind to others, and equality are somehow demonized by Republicans, especially Trump-supporters who may likely be poorly educated.
Not only are people not allowed to express their sick revulsion at the Trump presidential 'win,' now they will be punished for helping terrified children get through this tough and scary time. That's your GOP party of Jesus Christ, hard at work and gloating about their insensitive cruelty.
Fox and Friends fill-in host, Pete Hegseth, is just put off by these pesky proletariat protesters who are inconveniencing his commute, who feels the same as his guest. Meet Iowa State Lawmaker and guy voted most likely to laugh hysterically at a live execution, Bobby Kaufman, who isn't exactly the model citizen and has a record of typical Republican intolerance for equal rights. He's staunchly against same-sex marriage.
What would Jesus do? Mock them and point cruelly at them and tell those who are terrified to suck it up buttercup and get over it? Republican Jesus would. That New Testament stuff is for suckers. Remember, bad is good, good is bad in Trump's Amerikkka.
HEGSETH: ... to all the people across the nation protesting the Trump presidency, canceling exams, bringing in therapy dogs and hosting, yes there's something called a cry-in. One Iowa lawmaker has a message for you : suck it up buttercup! And that's also the name of his new bill that he's sponsoring in the Iowa Statehouse that would cut funding to schools spending money on safe spaces.
Both host and Iowa Republican bemoaned the idea of teachers and staff going out of their way people to help others deal with their grief and want to punish any school that takes resources and devotes them to this cause. Kaufman is unusually outraged about traffic being inconvenienced by these 'whining cry-baby protesters.' He seemed to be silent on the whole Christie affair, when it was a thing, but a section of I-80? That's a bridge too far. You know how bad traffic is in Iowa.
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KAUFMAN: what really inspired me to push this forward was there was an actual blockade of my constituents on Interstate 80 last week and, and that's dangerous. That's incredibly dangerous! What if someone had been trying to go to the hospital...what if someone had an emergency and you had these kids, you had people acting like spoiled brats, let's just call it what it is, blocking Interstate-80 and I have no problem with dissent. I have no problem with protesting, I encourage protesting. But you don't have a Constitutional right to impede on the Constitutional rights of others.
(Now here's where I'm confused, who has been falsely imprisoned?)
...and when you're blocking the interstate when your falsely imprisoning my constituents and putting their lives in danger I have a big problem with that so I'm proposing to increase the penalties and giving law enforcement (aka Trump's SS) more tools to prevent that from happening in the future.
How dare people help children who were born in the U.S.A. who are concerned that their undocumented parents are in danger of either being taken away from them, or having their entire lives being uprooted to a foreign nation that they've never known. The nerve of these people!
Any school calling themselves a 'sanctuary' campus would lose funding as far as Kaufman was concerned. But if you thought this was merely revulsion at people's intolerance of Trump, take a look at his last statement, and see that all this fanfare is to gain the favor of the White Nationalist crowd. And yes, comparisons to Hitler are definitely valid.
They want to have a sanctuary campus as well, of course that's absurd and police and I.C.E. and law enforcement and immigration officials would have to step in! I mean we cannot have lawlessness! This is the ultimate irony that you had all these predictions of a Donald Trump (Führer) Presidency being anarchy and a Trump Presidency being all this lawlessness.... So (NEIN!) No, you cannot have sanctuary campuses harboring illegal immigrants. (WHITE POWER!)
I was expecting him to break into German and give us all a Sieg Heil! Perhaps he put himself in check, and quietly reminded himself, 'cool it, Bob, not without the hood. Not without the hood.' Maybe he's got a position waiting for him in the Cabinet of Deplorables™?