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American Horror Story: Cult

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Greetings fellow Americans! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything on here.  So I’m here to review the first episode of AHS: Cult.  I enjoyed last season immensely especially after the hum-drum Hotel season. However, this looks to be a crazy and wonderful season. Straight from the beginning, Ryan Murphy hits hard with the extremes of both sides of the political spectrum and how they reacted in regards to Trumps ascendancy to the Presidency.  You see two Left leaning folks freak out.  Ally (Sarah Paulson) breaks down as the news of the Trump win with a string expletives that I’m sure resounded within many election watchers. And also within the same scene, we see a Hillary supporter start bashing Jill Stein supporters.  I’ve experienced this just recently, so the wounds are still fresh with Hillary supporters.  The other Left leaning person is Winter (Billie Lourd) as she is watching the horror of the Trump win unfold, she comments on “What was wrong with CNN for not giving us a trigger warning before they announced the results?”.  Finally we have alt-Right crazyman Kai (Evan Peters) having a figurative orgasm over the Trump win.  In my humble opinion, these are great caricatures of the divisive environment our country is embroiled in and I think a dramatic look at these issues needs to occur.  I commend Ryan Murphy for this season.

Now certain articles such as Rolling Stones article complains about the cartoon quality of the characters of this season.  I think the cartoonish quality is quite on par with how the two extremes are these days.  Both the Left and the Right have become circus clowns on a murderous spree against opposing ideas and free speech.  Look at the recent spate of White Supremacists and ANTIFA clashes.  These are the clowns that want to destroy freedom for the sake of their own agenda.  These are the clowns parading as human beings when they are acting like the stereotype that is imposed upon them.  So to have the characters in AHS: Cult as not human beings, but cartoons is not too far from the truth. I’m sure both sides will hate this season as it progresses because it provides a mirror onto their antics and their extremism, but seriously America needs this and they need it bad because our extremism is becoming our downfall.  Our extremism is destroying the United States from within and if we don’t take a long, painful look at ourselves we’re going to become the next Nazi Germany/ Soviet Russia or worse Khmer Rouge Cambodia.  You can’t simply act out on your extremist views without having someone provide your ugly reflection back into your face.

Rolling Stone ends their article with this, “The country is sick, yes, but not in the way Trump – or Cult – seems to believe it is.”  It’s not simply a belief, but an observation made by those who aren’t entirely extreme.  Extremists are the minority in this country, but they are receiving the most views on social media, in the news and everywhere else.  Those of us who don’t abide by any specific political ideology, those of us in the center, and those of us who are simply apathetic aren’t represented proportionally.  AHS: Cult is that representation of the views of those who aren’t extreme.  It’s what we see on the news and on social media.  So, if you’re offended by how AHS: Cult portrays your side of the aisle, ask Ryan Murphy to provide trigger warnings prior to each episode.

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My Votes Today Went To….

Jill Stein for President, some Libertarian for either Senate or House, and for local government I wrote in Aleister Crowley, Ragnar Lodbrock and myself.  I kept true to my plan of NOT voting for ANY of the Kleptocrat party or commonly known individually as the Democrat and Republican parties.

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Jill Stein of the Green Party

Of course, there will plenty of people saying that I wasted my vote today.  No, I didn’t.  I voted based on my conscience rather than the rehashed nonsense of voting for the “lesser of two evils”.  If more people surpassed that mentality, we would have more Third Parties in seats of government today.  However, the Republicans and Democrats work in tandem to make sure that Third Party voices, such as Jill Stein, be drowned out.  In fact, both Obama and Romney in 2012 both had NOTHING to say when Jill Stein was arrested for demanding that she be able to debate the Kleptocrats.  She has that right as do ALL Third Parties have that right to debate the Kleptocrats on the issues at hand.  This is why real change will never occur until people in this country change their mindset from lesser of two evils to Third Parties can create that change.

So come 2020, we’ll see if more people wake up instead of slumber peacefully ignoring the Kleptocrats stranglehold on power in the United States.  The more ignorant people remain, the longer the hold on power is.  Unfortunately, my optimism 8 years ago has waned.  Now, pessimism reigns supreme as I watch people debase themselves with classless acts like booing a candidate they dislike on their way to vote to out and out violence or threats there of. Maybe, just maybe I’ll pleasantly surprised, but I’m not counting on it.

May the Gods keep our country peaceful during this heated time.

 

 

Election 2016 aka The Circus Freakshow

What a joke this election turned into.  It became a clash of oligarchical titans spewing venom into each others faces as opposed telling us why we should vote for them.  Instead, it has been an admittance by each person that they are horrible people, but a vote in their favor would be better than a vote for the bigger of two evils.  I personally don’t support either one of these people.  My vote tomorrow will go to Jill Stein of the Green Party.  I’d rather rather vote with my conscience rather than for “the lesser of two evils” which, in my humble opinion, are the same type of evil we strive daily to stay away from.

Trump (Herr Drumpf)

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton at Trumps Wedding in 2005

What’s wrong with this picture?  Why it’s Trump and the Clintons together at Trumps wedding in 2005.  For people so diametrically opposed to each other the Clintons sure had no problems hamming it up with Trump.  If we can condemn Donald Rumsfelds picture with Saddam Hussein, then we can apply the same logic here.  These two are playing a game with the American people and no matter who wins, this country is in trouble.

Sure, you say, that picture proves nothing other than that wealthy hang out with each other a lot.  However, on May of 2015, Bill Clinton phoned Donald Trump and stated this:

 

Clinton encouraged Trump’s efforts to play a larger role in the Republican Party and offered his own views of the political landscape.

Moreover, Trump has donated plenty of times to the Clintons and their foundation.  If that shit don’t reek, well you’re aren’t smelling hard enough.

More evidence that Trump is nothing more than a shill to pave the way for Hillary is that Liberal billionaire, George Soros, has helped Donald Trump.

Donald Trump has lined up three New York hedge funds, including money from billionaire George Soros, to invest $160 million in his Chicago skyscraper

Once again, someone so diametrically opposed to Trump has in some way been involved with Trump, but the powers that be want you forget about all of that.  The so-called Conservatives who support Trump are those who will also responsible for putting Hillary into power.

Hillary Clinton

I seriously don’t need to go into the specifics as to why Hillary is unfit for Presidency.  Benghazi, email mishandling, the sabotaging of Bernie Sanders campaign, the scandals with the Clinton Foundation (you know that one I just told you Donald Trump donated to) and many other probable scandals.

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And where does this end up?  Well this picture sums up it up perfectly.  At what point in our nations history do we stop voting for “the lesser evil” and actually become brave enough to vote for a third party candidate.  I’m tired of the same two parties with the same solutions for everything being elected, so for the first time since I’ve been a voter I’m voting straight third party and if there happens to be no third party candidate then I’m writing in a name, namely Ragnar Lodbrock.  A viking can do better in politics than these two false hopes running currently.  They have nothing to offer the American people, but as I always say, when the shit hits the fan in this country and one of these useless piles of garbage runs this country into the ground, you get what you voted for.  You gave in to the shit slinging and even participated in it by puffing your chest out and saying you know better.  Well, no one knows a damn thing.  If you did, you’d vote third party.

Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka 2016 for President!

2016: The Fracturing of the Democratic and Republican Parties

Watching the insanity of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz dealing with the fallout of her comments on Bernie Sanders and the disunity at the RNC last week, what we’re witnessing is (FINALLY) the fracturing of the two parties dominance over American politics.  Since I’ve been politically active I’ve never seen such deep fissures develop within the two major parties.  I celebrate these developing fissures because it finally allows for the seeds of Third Parties to take root and grow through.  So far, it seems that the Libertarian and Green parties may be able to finally develop momentum to progress and start taking seats of power in DC.

With the apparent sabotage of Bernie Sanders campaign by his own party perhaps we can see him break away from the Democratic Party and take up the reigns of another party that is willing to allow him to do his work in the way he wants to. What happened to Bernie Sanders was the act of a party willing to be tyrannical and unfair in its dealings with those whom they don’t agree with.  Bernie Sanders was right from the get go, that the system is rigged and he was the victim of a rigged system within his own party, the Democratic Party.

Ted Cruz, I wonder if he too was the victim of the rigged system within the Republican Party?  It would only make sense for the ascension of that Prince of Clowns Donald Trump.  Ted Cruz has the integrity to not bow down at the feet of Trump like all of the other fools in Jester Trumps court did at the RNC last week.  However, people have called into question the political future of Ted Cruz within the Republican Party.  That should concern Ted Cruz very much and should get the gears turning in his head whether or not he should jump off the sinking Republican ship and find a Third Party lifeboat waiting for him nearby.

As centrist I would rather be having an election between Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders.  Such an election would make it difficult to figure whom I’ll vote for, but I’d rather have that than having the option of Criminal Hillary or Criminal Trump.  The current two choices just make me want to write in George Carlins name rather than have to vote for the Democrat or Republican criminal.

Yes, I relish the deep fissures within both the Democrat and Republican parties because their power over American politics will begin (hopefully) to wane allowing for a Third Party to take up the challenge of leadership in America.  A true democracy doesn’t have you choosing trash over garbage.  A true democracy allows the trash, garbage and fresh to campaign for leadership.  So let both parties fall apart, don’t try to mend them.  They must understand that they can’t hold power forever and that eventually their tyranny can end allowing a Third Party into DC.

Why I Believe What I Believe

At times I become so apathetic towards politics that I simply slip away for months without ever looking at a news website, watching Glenn Beck or even writing in this blog, but recently my girlfriend and I plan on having a child and thus has become my duty to become vigilant when it comes to politics both here in the US and abroad.  As our society becomes more globalization helped along by technology it’s prudent to stay on top of current events such as the Crisis in Iraq and Common Core because the long-term ramifications for our future child will be poignant.

So what exactly do I believe?  It’s better to just list my beliefs:

I believe in gay marriage
How exactly do two people of the same gender marrying affect me?  It seriously doesn’t much like Brittany Spears and other celebrities who abuse the institution of marriage for their own attention whoring.

I believe in the 2nd Amendment
The right for people to own guns should always be upheld because it ensures that the government will always be afraid of it’s citizens because they can and will always be armed to the teeth.  That’s how it should be, the government fearing its citizens rather than citizens being fearful of their government.

I believe in religious rights
Christians today are taking a pounding by secularists maybe for good reason, but bashing an entire religion on the merits of a few really is silly.  Plus, banning things like a cross erected 5 decades ago bought and paid for by ordinary citizens is even more silly.  Leave it alone, it’s a memorial to the dead.  Also, a Christian business should be given the right to put their business at risk by denying patronage to gay couples.  In the end, they’ll revoke their own ban due to low amount of customers patronizing their business.

I believe Common Core is evil
Common Core reduces competition between good and bad schools by leveling the playing field.  It also brings with it strange ways of doing math for example.  The new way of math makes it harder for parents to their duty as parents and help their children scholastically.  It makes schools more dependent on the Federal government as opposed to local communities and the people who fund those schools with their tax money.  Taking examples from totalitarian and failing countries is not a good way to reform our education system.

I believe in Universal Healthcare
Obamacare is the biggest foul up ever to grace our country.  I believe in Universal Healthcare, but I think it needs a more 21st Century revision in order to make it work effectively without putting peoples lives at risk.  It needs to take the Hippocratic Oath to the fullest extent.  It doesn’t need to be the rationed out healthcare that Conservatives are afraid of.  With brilliant minds and innovation we Americans could make it work better than the European brand of Universal Healthcare.

I believe in School Choice
Every parent should be able to choose what type of school their child goes to whether it’s public or private or even home schooling  and have it be affordable as well. The misplaced fear in George W. Bush voucher program was nothing more than Liberals wishing to subjugate parental choice.  This to me is treasonous in that Liberals are forgoing a childs future for their own political gain.

I believe in being environmentally friendly
Lets face it, no one wants dirty air, polluted waters or to have the beautiful scenery that Nature bestows upon us to be blotted out by vast concrete and asphalt strip malls and parking lots.  So, it is our duty as sentient beings to want to take care of the environment and make sure no more animals go extinct because of our existence.

I don’t believe Socialism/Communism is the answer
Now, I’m sure the naysayers will be quick to point out that my support of Universal Healthcare is hypocritical, however I don’t believe so.  I can accept one component of an ideology without supporting the entire ideology itself.  Communism/Socialism just simply does not work when applied to the real world.  It lacks factoring in the fact that it’s usurping rights from people and human nature itself.

I believe Capitalism does need to be reformed for the 21st Century
The current form of capitalism is based off the Industrial Revolution, which has long since withered away to allow the Information/Digital Revolution to flourish, so it’s without any doubt that capitalism needs to be retrofitted for our 21st Century reality.  Factories and other industries are slowly but surely giving way to automation and having capitalism still holding on the ancient remains of the Industrial Revolution does nothing to help people and in fact gives the Communists/Socialists credence in their ideology that capitalism is slowly dying.

I don’t believe in amnesty for illegals
As someone who is the son of a legal immigrant from Latin America, giving amnesty and all these amenities to illegal, law-breaking immigrants is a slap in the face to those who went through the process of citizenship the legal way. If these illegals want citizenship then they need to go about it the way everyone has.

I believe in a secured border
We need to secure our border and even put up an extensive wall along our border in order to secure our nation from illegal immigration and from intrusions from Mexican drug cartels and the Mexican military.

I believe political correctness is wrong
People need to really grow a thick skin and stop being offended by every little thing that comes out. What kind of life is it to find offense at everything around you? You don’t have the right to not be offended. Welcome to reality.

I believe in a non-racist, all inclusive nationalism
I think its important that all legal American citizens regardless of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, religion and political ideology to express pride in their country. Since pride in country tends to run contrary of the internationalist beliefs of most Left leaning ideologies the opposing idea is of course nationalism. Nationalism isn’t inherently racist in nature and especially with a diverse country such as America nationalism can not be racist.

I support the 10th Amendment
The idea of giving more power to the states and the people and restricting power given to the Federal government is just common sense. As we can clearly see the power lust that Federal government has is a clear and present danger to American citizens. We need to get back rights for the states to choose what is good for their state and not be bullied by the government to accept things the Federal government wants to impose like Common Core.

There’s more things I can bullet point that I support, but it tends to be a long list so this gives you an idea of why I believe in what I believe and why I have a problem simply sticking to any party line. I’m just some person stuck in the center of politics and find the Left-Right rift to be ridiculous.

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