Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Older Recordings Of Tucker Carlson Surface: Publicly Supporting Child Rapists & Saying Rape Shield Laws Are "Totally Unfair" (Plus Racist Shit, Of Course)

Meet The 24-Year-Old Who Found The Tucker Carlson Tapes
Eli Rosenberg, Washington Post, March 17, 2019
Madeline Peltz works the night shift at the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America. Given the timing of that particular shift, one of her main responsibilities is watching Tucker Carlson's 8 p.m. show on Fox News.

And she's watched a lot of Tucker Carlson. . . .

Peltz dug into his recent past and discovered a trove of appearances he made on shock jock Bubba the Love Sponge's radio show between 2006 and 2011. She found a series of misogynistic, racist and homophobic remarks Carlson made, the audio of which Media Matters published this week.

In response, Carlson was defiant, casting himself as the victim of "the great American outrage machine," a mob of power-seeking organizations and people he says are waging a political war to censor him.

In reality, credit for the tapes' publication is due to Peltz: a 20-something in her first adult job who lives in the basement of a D.C. house she rents with five other people, a few cats and a dog named Noodles. . . .

The organization released the first audio of Carlson on Sunday. In that, Carlson called rape shield laws "totally unfair" and was adamantly supportive of Warren Jeffs, the former leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who is serving a life sentence for child rape. Carlson also said he would "love" a scenario involving young girls sexually experimenting and described women as "extremely primitive."

The next day, Media Matters for America released another audio file just moments after Carlson's show began. In that, Carlson said that white men deserve credit for "creating civilization," called Iraqis a bunch of "semiliterate primitive monkeys," and spoke about his desire for a presidential candidate to blame the "lunatic Muslims who are behaving like animals."

There was more on Tuesday. This time, Carlson could be heard joking about having sex with someone he thought was an underage beauty pageant contestant.

On his Tuesday night show, Carlson . . . took aim at Media Matters, calling it "a George Soros-funded lobbying organization whose sole mission is to punish critics of the Democratic Party." . . .

While Carlson described Media Matters as working to "bully" corporations, it is a fraction of the size of Fox News, whose revenue for 2018 has been estimated to be more than $3 billion. Media Matters has about 80 employees and a budget of about $14 million that mostly comes from private donors, Carusone said. . . .

Carlson has responded by attacking Media Matters for America . . . He has also been engaged in a long-running feud with CNN; on Tuesday he called anchor Brian Stelter a "eunuch" multiple times, name-calling that was omitted from the text of his monologue later posted on the Fox News website. . . .

Peltz said there's no doubt in her mind that Carlson has been trying to "thread the needle of mainstreaming overt white nationalism" while also avoiding the consequences for it. She cited well-publicized instances: when Carlson said in December that immigration was making the country "dirtier," and another segment in which Carlson claimed the South African government was seizing land from white owners, simply because they were white. Carlson has defended that story.

Peltz said she believes the extremism has been escalating.

"It's clear in the editorial choices that he makes that he covers demographic change as basically the end of white people," Peltz said. "As someone with one of the largest platforms in media, he frequently portrays himself as a victim. And that's a long tactic of white nationalists, going back all the way to the civil rights struggle in the South." . . .

Media Matters says it has more material . . .

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Jimmy Kimmel's Obsession With MyPillow's Mike Lindell

Jimmy Kimmel is obsessed with MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell:

A lot of people said the C.E.O. of a pillow company couldn't successfully launch a major social media site, and those people were 100 percent correct. . . .

He's been going nonstop since 7 o'clock [Tuesday] morning. In 17 hours, he's taken maybe two breaths. At one point he claimed they had 75 million people watching. Even Trump was like, "Oh, please, quit exaggerating." . . .

Lindell, who has countered Dominion Voting Systems' $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against him with a $1.6 billion lawsuit (he thinks Dominion is stifling free speech), is a uniquely unhinged and compelling slow-motion train wreck, so I understand his obsession.

April 19 ("MyPillow Mike's 48-Hour Yellathon") (starts at 0:00)

 

April 20 ("MyPillow Mike Reacts to Jimmy Kimmel's Monologue") (starts at 1:36)



Kimmel has also done a couple of skits with someone playing Lindell. (Videos below.)

This guy is amazing and needs his own show. Now.

April 8 (starts at 6:40) 

   

April 15 (starts at 6:35) 

 

Lindell also claimed recently Trump will be back in the White House as President in August 2021!

Tucker Carlson Is Literally Losing His Mind Over Chauvin Verdict, Stating That Punishing A White Man For Casually Murdering A Black Man In Public Is "An Attack On Civilization"

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Donald Jr. Posts 9 Photos Showing How Great His Father Was As President (But Most Are Idiotic, Unnatural, Unflattering & Were Used As Memes To Ridicule Him)


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Friday, April 16, 2021

Seditionist Death Cult Launches "America First Caucus", Dedicated To "Anglo-Saxon Political Traditions", aka White Supremacy, Nazism (Klan Hoods/Robes Optional)

Sarah Churchwell, a professor of American literature and humanities at the University of London, is the author of Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream" (2018). From an interview she did with Vox (here):
It was a Republican campaign slogan in the 1880s, which means it appeared much earlier than most people think. But it didn't become a national catchphrase until President Woodrow Wilson used it in 1915. He was using it to try to keep America out of the first World War. But he was kind of doing a tap dance, because he wanted to placate the isolationists, although he was himself an internationalist. . . . It was ostensibly about maintaining neutrality in the name of leadership.

But then the phrase gets taken up in the name of isolationism almost instantly, and it is quickly connected with other ideas that were also on the rise at the time, especially the rise of the Ku Klux Klan. It became linked to anti-immigration movements, and sympathizers of fascism, and was popularized by Charles Lindbergh, the famous American pilot who lead the "America First Committee" — a group of some 800,000 Americans who wanted to keep us out of WWII.

[So it began as an antiwar isolationist slogan, and then morphed into an explicitly xenophobic and fascist slogan?]

Yeah, and it happened pretty predictably. . . . Put America first, native-born people first. It connects back to the nativism of the 1840s and 1850s, and it sounds broadly anti-immigrant. In a moment where people were very concerned about waves of immigration, which was a big motivating force for the KKK, it was only natural that America First would become a rallying cry for nativists and racists.

[To be clear, who did the America First-ers want to keep out?]

Anybody who's not white, not Protestant, not what they saw as a native-born American, an old-style American. And that was their notion of what America was supposed to be. So America First did have very strong resonances with ideals like "Make America Great Again," which was a phrase that they nearly echoed as well. The idea then, as now, was that the true version of America is the America that looks like me, the American fantasy I imagine existed before it was diluted with other races and other people. America First spoke directly and powerfully to that segment of white America that felt they were losing their power, their dominance. It was a way of saying me first, only my version of America should be allowed to have any sway here. . . .

[Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon] knows this stuff. Bannon has read history, and he uses phrases like "economic nationalism" which were also associated with America First in the 1920s. It's not a coincidence. They chose the phrase "America First" pretty late in the campaign, and it seem pretty deliberate. Donald Trump didn't stumble on it.

Good News

Gaetz Connected To Venmo Payments To 40+ Young Women For "School", "Ass", "Salad"

Thursday, April 15, 2021

An Instant Legend: Protestor Holds Up A Can Of Soup On CNN - And Winks!


Unable To Understand Satire; Inability To See When You Are The Butt Of The Joke

Sunday, April 11, 2021

In Speech To RNC Donors, Trump Calls Mitch McConnell A "Dumb Son Of A Bitch" And A "Stone Cold Loser", Says A "Real Leader" Would Not Have Accepted 2020 Election Results

Saturday, April 10, 2021

"What Is So Terrible About Conspiracy Theories Anyway?"


Well, first of all, the Lancet Commission on Public Policy found that Donald Trump's policymaking (or lack thereof) led directly to the deaths of approximately 460,000 Americans.

Without nonsensical conspiracy theories (and countless lies on myriad topics), those 460,000 people would still be alive, enjoying the spring with their families and friends.

These false beliefs are not fringe.

They are mainstream American thought.

They form the core of the one of the US's two political parties.