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



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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New Florida Surgeon General’s First Act: Allowing Students Exposed to COVID to Attend School With No Restrictions



He hasn’t even been confirmed yet by the Florida state Senate but Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Governor Ron DeSantis‘s new Surgeon General, on Wednesday signed an executive order that changes state policy on school attendance for students who have been exposed to COVID-19.

The order, which replaces an August 6 order by Dr. Ladapo’s predecessor, declares that students who have been exposed to COVID-19 can continue attending school in-person, as long as they are asymptomatic. It also repeatedly states that parents have sole discretion on how children are educated – in person or virtually – and on masks, effectively eliminating any locally-ordered mask mandates.

“The school boards in Miami-Dade, Broward, Orange, Alachua and Leon counties [had] challenged the Aug. 6 rule, which did not include the new provision about parents or legal guardians having ‘sole discretion’ about opting out of school mask requirements,” the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper reports.

Those lawsuits are now effectively null and void because of the new order.

Dr. Ladapo, who opposes mask and vaccine mandates, has likened the focus on getting Americans vaccinated to a religious obsession, and supports treatment of COVID-19 with drugs that are neither approved for use against the coronavirus nor have been proven to be effective – namely the livestock-dewormer Ivermectin and the malaria-drug hydroxychloroquine. He also appeared in the infamous viral video with a discredited doctor mocked as the “Demon Sperm” physician.


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‘Will Harm Every American’: Trump Blasted for Telling GOP It’s ‘Unpatriotic’ to Not Block Dems on Debt He Created



The former President of the United States, still the leader of the GOP and supposed “kingmaker” to any Republican desperate for his endorsement, is doing his best to undermine the Democrats and President Joe Biden, and he’s being criticized for it.

In one of his many press releases that still do not admit he is a former president, Trump on Wednesday said it would be “foolish and unpatriotic” of Republicans to not use the debt ceiling as a tool against the Democrats’ agenda, as he urged what could be economic catastrophe for the United States, should it default on its credit obligations and the government shut down.

As many have noted, raising the debt ceiling is to pay for the trillions of dollars in spending Trump signed into law.

“Republicans have no choice but to do what they have to do,” he claimed, implying he wants to see them carry out a scorched-earth policy.

Trump also falsely claimed Democrats are “trying to inflict…horror” upon America’s future.

He then called Democrats’ voting rights legislation that will protect and expand the franchise, “the end of our democracy.”

If the debt ceiling is not raised, ultimately, the federal government would default on its bills. What does that mean?

“If the U.S. government cannot pay its bills, millions of Americans would be affected,” CBS News reports today. “Social Security payments would not go out; U.S. troops and federal civilian employees would not be paid. Veterans could see compensation or pension payments lapse. And millions of Americans on food assistance would see benefits stop.”

Democratic Rep. Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands is warning if the GOP follows Trump’s demands it “will harm every American.”

Trump’s press release:



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President Biden Had Two Vulgar Words to Say When He First Encountered One of Trump’s ‘Toys’ in the White House



According to the book “Peril,” as newly-inaugurated President Joe Biden first toured the White House after Donald Trump vacated it January 20, he encountered one room of the former president’s “toys,” and responded with a two-word vulgarity.

“Trump’s existence permeated the White House, even the residence,” Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa write in the new book, per an excerpt cited by ABC News, HuffPost reports. “One night, Biden wandered into a room where a huge video screen covered the wall. To relax, Trump used to upload programs to virtually play the world’s most famous golf courses.”

The new President had just two words to say about the golf “toy.”

“What a fucking asshole,” President Biden responded.


Image: Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz via Flickr


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