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Dear White America, you played yourself. #MakeAmericaBrokeAgain
Go ahead and mark Wednesday, December 20, 2017 as the day that the myth of “economic anxiety” as justification for White working class people voting Trump/the @GOP was officially debunked as blatant BULLSHIT PROPAGANDA. ✅
I wonder if they’re economically anxious this morning, or if they’re still deluding themselves that the @GOP gives a flying fuck about them or their empty wallets...
Seriously, 57% of White Americans voted Trump (the only demographic to give him a majority) because they allegedly thought he’d make them financially secure. I need to see the math on how many of them will benefit from the #GOPTaxScam.
Pencils up.
Also the ignorance and gullibility in question here isn’t just confined to the 57% who voted for this, because a sizable chunk of the 43% who didn’t still grant legitimacy to “economic anxiety” propaganda and think chasing the WWC is imperative (eg Bernie), so welp.
Included in this number are also the scores of White people who think “both parties are the same” and either didn’t vote or voted for Jill/Gary (equal to not voting) b/c letting Russia, the Klan and the oligarchs into the WH was a risk they could afford to take.
Folk don’t like being reminded of these facts, and that’s PRECISELY why I keep doing it. You’re welcome.
These reminders have unfortunately become infinitely necessary b/c the White majority’s propensity for developing selective amnesia for the GOP’s fiscal malfeasance every single fucking election is DESTROYING AMERICA.
In case you still can’t see the writing on the wall, this is EXACTLY why the fake news cyberattack (foreign and domestic) was visited upon *White people* specifically. The blind trust that comes with tribalism makes the GOP’s theft consensual.
People need to understand that this socioeconomic self-sabotage keeps occurring repeatedly because the White American majority would rather be robbed blind by the White 1% than align themselves with the majority of people of color to elect Democrats. Equality is too risky.
A rising tide lifts all boats, which is PRECISELY why non-wealthy White Americans continually vote in majority for the GOP’s austerity. Skin privilege and feigned supremacy are worth more to them than money in the bank, especially when POC still have less than they do.
I know it makes folk uncomfortable to ponder this thought, but I’m sick and fucking tired of people asking “why do they vote against their self interest” as if maintaining racism as an institution isn’t a self interest or these voters’ primary electoral motivation.
It’s one thing for them to keep lying to themselves but the rest of us don’t have time to participate in their denial along with them. The WWC hasn’t been duped by the GOP, they are *willful* participants in their own demise.
These people are intentionally making a habit of finding out who people of color are rallying behind and which party we’re giving our votes to so they can vote the complete fucking OPPOSITE.
Learn this basic fact now, y’all.
NO amount of facts or self-inflicted economic hardship will stop these people from voting GOP for bigotry, misogyny and homophobia’s sake. Give up on that fantasy now.
Also the folk on the left who foolishly think that if shit just gets bad enough for the White majority they’ll wake up one morning and join the multicultural coalition they’ve intentionally avoided for the last FIFTY YEARS need to snap the FUCK out of it. It ain’t happening.
Trust and believe that impoverished White people who live in the reddest of red states and religiously vote Republican are already suffering the dire socioeconomic consequences of their votes, they just don’t give a fuck b/c Whiteness is their sustenance.
They won’t have a pot to piss in or window to throw it out in Trump’s Amerikkka, just like they didn’t under Reagan and GWB. Predictable eonomic hardship hasn’t stopped them from voting GOP and it never will. That’s the power of hatred.
Let this be yet another lesson that you can’t save people who are too invested in taking other people down to even bother saving themselves. Resistance means knowing when to cut bait and start mobilizing EVERYONE ELSE.
As always... #GOPTaxScam #SouthernStrategy101
If you don’t believe what I’m saying, just take a look at Alabama. Damn near 50th in the nation on every socioeconomic indicator, but not even that or pedophilia was enough to stop White Alabamans from reflexively voting GOP. Opposing their Black peers is priority number 1.
They were intent on sending Roy Moore to DC to rubber stamp every single piece of austerity bullshit the GOP concocts, no matter how godawful the consequences would be for them personally.
None of this is rational or wise, yet American culture persists in exalting the political ideology and voting habits of White voters who routinely make disastrous decisions every election. We glorify shit that should be shunned, then feign shock when it blows up in our faces.
As such, every election season must necessarily be kicked off in the Whitest American localities (IA, NH) and the slate of pertinent issues is always gleaned from whichever propaganda was most effective on the predominantly White cable news audience.
Case in point, this wanton bullshit. Nevermind that she won the *popular* vote by ~3 million and has been the most admired woman worldwide more than once, she’s “so unpopular” because she didn’t win the White American majority.
94% of Black women didn’t think Hillary was unpopular or that she would’ve been worse than the trash currently occupying the WH, but that doesn’t fit the preferred narrative in White American culture, so 🤐.
It was White American culture that chose to prioritize emails, paid speeches, Benghazi concern trolling and pneumonia above treason, sociopathy, sexual predation and sheer incompetence.
It is White American culture labeling this #GOPTaxScam a victory for Trump/the GOP despite knowing full well the scale of White poverty and the reality that austerity will do nothing but exacerbate the “economic anxiety” they sensationalized for 2 years straight.
It is White American culture that wouldn’t rest until it got a copy of President Obama’s long form birth certificate, but is about to let #TreasonousTrump sign this atrocious #GOPTaxScam without ever releasing his fucking tax returns.
Bottom line is White American culture is extremely adept at convincing itself to jump off a cliff, and this is why the GOP wins elections, with or without Russia’s assistance. Nothing will change until we acknowledge this reality.
Nobody gets to keep parroting this “both parties are the same” bullshit when the majority of people of color are voting Democratic and the majority of White people are voting Republican, and America reverts to Jim Crow apartheid *every time* the latter wins.
The more folk insist on playing dumb and burying their privileged heads in the sand, the more America retreats from its stated ideals and reverts back to all of its original sins. We ignore and deny the impacts of racism and misogyny on our politics at our own peril.
No one should be surprised that non-stop glorification of White people who were so hateful and ignorant that they wanted to take their country back simply b/c a Black man was running it has resulted in a GOP government intent on destroying everything he/we built.
No one should be surprised that the refusal of White “moderates” to lay down their privilege and join the multicultural Democratic coalition results in GOP victory and maintenance of the discriminatory status quo.
I’m not saying anything different than what’s already been eloquently stated by MLK, Malcolm X and countless other civil rights activist from over 50 years ago.
You know why?
You know why shit ain’t changed?! Because White American culture has convinced itself of its infallibility and superiority to the extent that it can’t even save itself from itself.
White American culture is so invested in the mythology of the rich White male Republican savior/protector that its political ideology has become akin to prosperity gospel mixed with Stockholm Syndrome. Their socioeconomic outcomes don’t live up to the Great White Hype.
Yet and still we endure the worst excesses of Jim and Jane Crow because American politics is so immersed in White culture that it prioritizes the will of the White majority no matter how detrimental it proves to be for the nation and the world.
Y’all can be certain I won’t stop calling it out no matter how many folk jump in my mentions to say “not all white people”. Until the White majority gets its shit together, our ONLY hope is in our collective recognition that they won’t change and we have to OUTVOTE THEM.
Give up on chasing these racist, sexist dummies who don’t even have sense enough to vote to keep their own fucking healthcare coverage. Focus your time, money, and energy on fighting GOP voter suppression that’s targeted at people of color.
Change the balance of power in our 80+% White male government by actually voting for a Democrat who’s a woman and/or person of color instead of writing in Mickey Mouse or throwing your vote away on 3rd party candidates who won’t win anyway.
Stop treating your vote and elections like this shit is a fucking game when people fought, bled and died for you to be so cavalier. Give a damn about what happens to our country and world for crying out fucking loud.
Left to its own devices, the #GOPTaxScam is what the White American majority has been conditioned to inflict upon itself for the last FIFTY YEARS. Either we stop giving them the *privilege* or we suffer right along with them.
The Day the Mythology of White Working Class “Economic Anxiety” Died… via @docrocktex26 #GOPTaxScam
Remember this the next time you find yourself wondering why “economically anxious” White Americans still vote Republican even though it keeps them financially insecure:

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Oct 9, 2018
I don’t begrudge their secrecy either, but how exactly are the ~60% of White men who vote GOP ever going to evolve away from misogyny if not even the women in their lives feel safe enough to speak their minds? This is the American Taliban.
No one is explicitly addressing the narcissism and sociopathy of *mainstream* White American male culture from within its ranks. It’s literally shooting up the public square, desecrating the US government, waging endless war abroad/at home and killing the planet with IMPUNITY.
It’s already painfully clear they won’t listen to the marginalized groups they’re oppressing, but the fact that there’s literally been no appreciable impact of White on White peer pressure on the WM majority for so long in this country should be cause for much greater concern.
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How are they possible Democratic voters if a) they don’t know or care what the party stands for b) they can’t be bothered to listen to or be intersectional with the marginalized groups that ARE the Democratic base c) they can’t tolerate confrontation of White male supremacy? 🤷🏾‍♀️
Listen Bros, I understand that you haven’t had a party to proudly call your own since GWB irreparably destroyed the GOP in the 2000s. I’ve documented it at length. None of this means you get to commandeer a coalition you don’t even actually support.
Rather than work internally to change the GOP or establish a viable 3rd party for Bros who are aware enough to be embarrassed by the GOP, they seek to meet their ends on the backs of the women, POC and LGBTQ who anchor the Democratic Party. HELL NO, Bro.
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Oct 8, 2018
Respectfully, what you also aren’t getting is that the White privileged psyche of MAGAts, Klansmen, Nazis and other GOP isn’t unique to them or completely absent from the folk on the Left who routinely thwart Democratic objectives out of spite for women and POC. Slash that.
@philip_md1 I don’t make exceptions for racist/misogynist fuckery on the left. If these people want to actually join the Democratic Party, they need to listen for once in their lives and learn how to be RELIABLE allies to the base of the party. If not, they can GTFOH.
@philip_md1 You really need to take the time to read MLK’s Letter from Birmingham jail because if you still don’t see how White “moderates” are equally responsible for this disaster, you’re aiding and abetting it.
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LOL if I’m honest I’d say I’m struggling to even figure out which one you’re referencing because aren’t they all?! 🤷🏾‍♀️🤪 Either way you’re guaranteed to find it on a) my wakelet page (link in bio) or b) my Moments tab #onhere.
@noralove It’s gonna irk me until I figure it out though 😂 is it this one?
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Seriously though, where is Mark Judge? WTAF?!
I thought it was so disingenuous how Kavanaugh cited Mark Judge’s substance addiction as a reason why he shouldn’t be brought into this as if their mutual relationship with beer isn’t at the heart of this controversy.
Not only that but it’s also highly plausible that the sheer stress of keeping his and Kavanaugh’s dirty secrets concealed over the last few months triggered a relapse or exacerbation of Judge’s addiction.
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Sep 24, 2018
I love how people keep declaring a constitutional crisis every day as if we haven’t already been in one perpetually since 1/20/17. 🙃
Who would’ve guessed that the illegitimately installed sociopath would behave like an illegitimately installed sociopath every fucking chance he gets?! Who would’ve guessed that his Republican enablers would actually use the rubber stamp they nominated?
Every Congressional Republican who’s up for re-election in November should be VOTED OUT simply on the grounds that they’ve aided and abetted Trump’s illegitimate and illegal occupation of the White House for going on 2 years. Mueller shouldn’t have to be doing their job for them.
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