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Fox News Contributor Slams ‘Absurdity’ And ‘Insanity’ Of Homosexuality And Transgenderism

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Fox News contributor and far-right wing Tea Party conservative pundit Erick Erickson is attacking what he calls the “absurdity” and “insanity” of modern-day homosexuality and transgenderism, claiming that people of faith will be left to pick up the pieces when the rest of us are dead.

Anyone in their right mind could have predicted the meteoric plummet from journalism’s grace the has befallen Erick Erickson. The founder of the curiously popular RedState blog, Erickson was hired by CNN (even after saying that “comparing gay rights activists to the Nazis is fitting) during that network’s similar ratings demise. Once it was clear CNN was not the right home for the anti-gay, racist, sexist, misogynistic theocratic fear-monger, he made his logical move — to Fox News.

Today Erickson has an op-ed published in a local Georgia paper. Titled, “Our present insanity,” it rides upon Erickson’s hatred of LGBT people.

“In the present insanity of the modern age, one’s sexual orientation is biological and one’s gender is a choice,” Erickson cries, calling society’s increasing support for transgender, gay, lesbian, and bisexual people the “utter nonsense” of “people who claim science as their god but have no settled science to show for this.”

Clearly, Erickson isn’t especially up on his science — nor does science have to be “settled” for it to be factual and correct. Climate change — where 97 percent of scientists agree but Erickson and his cronies are “unsettled” — comes to mind.

And then, of course, Erickson attaches his God to the equation.

“Those who practice acceptance and tolerance,” he writes, presumably referring to liberals, progressives, and LGBT supporters “cannot accept that there are those, because of their faith and values, who refuse to conform to the secular world.”

Let’s interrupt right now to remind everyone that while you can choose to live in whatever work you think you can, reality strikes hot and we’re all in this together.

He claims that the left has “chosen to force their worldview on others. They will not stop until everyone conforms. Those who do not will be denied livelihoods, access to the public square, and the fight to practice their religion.”

The secularists insist freedom of religion itself be confined to a freedom of worship on a Sunday morning. Those who are defined by their faiths and not their sexual predilections will be outcasts from society.

The modern world has lost its mind. Those secularists, ostracized and marginalized for living their faith have one key advantage — they procreate the most and will one day be left picking up the pieces and rebuilding society once sanity returns.

I’ll confess that that last paragraph makes no sense to me. Does Erickson mean “spiritualists” instead of “secularists”?

Regardless, the truth is clear — intolerant, anti-LGBT, anti-science, anti-women, antediluvian minds like Erickson’s are quickly learning their reign is at an end, their popularity plummeting even faster than Erickson’s popularity.

Even Erickson’s Fox News coworkers aren’t all thrilled with him. Case in point.

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‘Vice Superspreader’ Pence Accused of ‘Criminal Disregard’ for Campaigning After 5 Advisors Test Positive

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Vice President Mike Pence is under fire for continuing to campaign for re-election despite five of his close advisors, including his Chief of Staff, Marc Short, have tested positive for coronavirus over the past few days.

ABC News reports “at least 5 individuals in the Vice President’s orbit have tested positive as of last night.” The New York Times has reported “up to five” have tested positive. Fox News reports “5 close to Pence test positive for coronavirus.”

The latest COVID-19 outbreak in the White House was exposed once again by Bloomberg News’ Jennifer Jacobs, who first reported Hope Hicks was positive. That report led to President Donald Trump having to admit he and the First lady had also tested positive in an outbreak that infected at least 34 people who had attended the White House Rose Garden celebration of the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

But unlike Senator Kamala Harris, who was exposed to an individual who tested positive and immediately self-quarantined, Vice President Pence will not. He is back on the campaign trail, with the White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, saying doctors have cleared him to campaign.

On Sunday, Meadows claimed the Vice President is an “essential worker” and therefore must continue to campaign, which is false – campaigning is not part of his job as vice president.

Meadows admitted on Sunday the Trump administration has no intention of even attempting to control the coronavirus pandemic.

“We’re not going to control the pandemic,” he told CNN. “Because it is a contagious virus just like the flu.”

Meadows also tried to hide that Pence’s Chief of Staff had tested positive. The White House claimed he first tested positive on Saturday, but Meadows on Sunday slipped, admitting “he’s been quarantining these last few days.”

Americans are furious that Pence, the head of the White House coronavirus task force, is ignoring CDC
guidelines – and basic common sense – after coming into contact with five of his close advisors who are positive.

Here’s what many are saying:

 

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‘We Are Not Going to Control the Pandemic’: Trump Top Aide Meadows Makes Damning Confession During CNN Interview

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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows waved the white flag on Sunday morning, admitting the administration has all but given up on trying to “contain” the coronavirus pandemic, saying they are directing their efforts to “vaccines and therapeutics.”

With “State of the Union” host Jake Tapper pointing cases of COVID-19 are on the rise, Meadows attempted to attack CNN over their coverage of the pandemic, to which Tapper replied, “It’s coming from all sorts of places because the pandemic is out of control.”

“So here’s what we have to do,” Meadows attempted. “We’re not going to control the pandemic. We are going to control the fact that we get vaccines, therapeutics and other mitigation.”

“Why aren’t we going to get control of the pandemic?” Tapper pressed.

“Because it is a contagious virus just like the flu,” Meadows shot back with Tapper insisting, “But why not make efforts to contain it?”

“We are making efforts to contain it,” said Meadows at which point the CNN host interrupted with, “By running all over the country and not wearing masks? That’s what the vice president is doing.”

Saying the administration needs to focus on “therapies or vaccines or treatments,” Meadows then changed the subject to attacking presidential frontrunner Joe Biden.

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Court Slaps Down Trump’s Attempt to Intimidate Pennsylvania Voters

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At a Friday night rally, Republican President Donald Trump talked about his attempts to have “poll watchers” in the swing state of Pennsylvania, an attempt that a local court recently ruled as illegal.

“I think we’re leading everywhere,” Trump said at the rally. “We think in Pennsylvania doing great. We got to be very careful Philadelphia. They play games in Philadelphia, and they won’t let us watch the count in Philadelphia… So we’re watching Philadelphia.”

Trump then told his White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to “please watch Philadelphia … because I don’t like what I’m hearing about Philadelphia…. I don’t like what I see going on in terms of what’s gone on over the past, and probably what’s going on. Think of it. They fought like hell that we can’t watch them. Count the vote, what’s wrong with watching? why can’t we have poll watchers? And so we’re in court right now poll watches in Philadelphia. But we’re doing great in Pennsylvania, gotta watch Philadelphia.”

First off, the so-called poll watchers are needless seeing as there’s zero evidence of voter fraud at polling places, so Trump’s “watchers” are little more than intimidators meant to make Democratic voters nervous.

Second off, it’s not Meadows’ job to handle poll monitoring, election monitors or lawsuits. The White House Chief of staff serves as a “liaison among members of the President’s cabinet and the White House [and is] is responsible for directing, managing and overseeing all policy development, daily operations, and staff activities for the President.”

Third off, on Friday, local Judge Gary Glazer ruled that the Trump campaign’s attempt to have poll-watchers at the state polls isn’t allowed under state law. The Trump campaign had sent unauthorized poll watchers into satellite poll offices where local election officials register voters and help people fill out their mail-in ballots, but the officials kicked the watchers out.

Trump said his watcher should be allowed to monitor such offices, but a bipartisan Philadelphia City Commission said that the satellite locations don’t qualify as official polling stations and therefore don’t qualify as a place allowed by state law to have poll watchers. Judge Glazer agreed.

On September 27, Politico wrote that Trump had hired dozens of lawyers from three major law firms and recruited thousands of volunteer attorneys to contest election results in 17 key states considered vital to his re-election.

In response, Biden campaign spokesperson Michael Gwin told the publication, “The Biden campaign has assembled the biggest voter protection program in history to ensure the election runs smoothly and to combat any attempt by Donald Trump to create fear and confusion with our voting system, or interfere in the democratic process.”

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