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From the NYT Opinion columnist Michelle Goldberg:

Leave Drag Queen Story Hour Alone!
Trump supporters think men in makeup are a bigger threat to family values than babies in cages.

By Michelle Goldberg
Opinion Columnist

…White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated. I’d happily take my kids to Drag Queen Story Hour if it were held closer to my apartment, but I’d smash my computer to bits before I’d let them near a pro-Trump message board. …

Michelle Goldberg has been an Opinion columnist since 2017. She is the author of several books about politics, religion and women’s rights, and was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2018 for reporting on workplace sexual harassment issues. @michelleinbklyn

@MichelleInBrooklyn got her job for her incredibly unique perspective (I ask you: how many other journalists named Michelle live in Brooklyn and believe unquestioningly in Wokeism?) and for being hilariously un-self-aware, even by @MichelleInBrooklyn standards.

 
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  1. Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @Flip

    Trump ain't no Libertarian, Flip. Libertarians have principles and Trump has none (I didn't vote for him for his having principles, though ...) I think old-school D fits more. Michelle in Brooklyn is far from old school-D though. Would she agree with Patrick Moynihan? (I wonder if she's a single Mom.)

    , @Alec Leamas
    @Flip


    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.
     
    Because they were never really Democrats - the Democratic party is the vessel in which they gained entry and through which they could work.

    They've purged all of the "old school Democrats" save for a few remaining dinosaurs like Manchin and any notion that the Democratic party exists to further the interests of Americans is verboten.

    They're just wearing the Democratic party like a skin suit.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    , @Mr. Anon
    @Flip


    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.
     
    Why were Democrats so anti-Nixon? For a lot of them, it seems to have been ingrained at an early age, and was an expression of their taste. Nixon represented all that they despised about their square parents and their parents generation. With Trump, I suspect it's much the same. (not that there aren't good reasons to dislike both Nixon and Trump).

    Replies: @Hypnotoad666, @FPD72

    , @SunBakedSuburb
    @Flip

    Beats me. I'm an old school Democrat who supports Trump on the border and trade. Politics, unfortunately, have devolved into tribalism. His enemies are anti-white authoritarians. His enemies are my enemies.

    , @Chrisnonymous
    @Flip

    Yeah, I agree.

    Also, I wonder if Steve will finally approve my comments sitting in moderation...

    , @Forbes
    @Flip

    This attitude is what I call Team Sport Politics--my team wins, your team loses. By. Any. Means. Necessary. If I have to change the rules or move the goal posts, so be it. And I will go through life not only hating you, but screaming it from the rooftops, so much so you go into hiding and disappear from public life. I will oppose you at every turn, and crush you at every opportunity.

    You could say it's a behavioral obsession so severe it appears as mental illness. In their cocoon, though, it's normative behavior.

  2. White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated

    It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Oleaginous Outrager


    It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!
     
    It's Dungeons and Drag Queens now.

    Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager

    , @Days of Broken Arrows
    @Oleaginous Outrager

    "White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated."

    "It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!"

    You sure? I thought it was Judas Priest and their subliminal messages that told listeners to kill themselves.

    Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Oleaginous Outrager


    The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated
     
    Pssst . . . Kid . . . wanna read about Genome Wide Association Studies . . . .
    , @dr kill
    @Oleaginous Outrager

    Is that you, Tipper in Brooklyn?

    https://tomtommag.com/2019/02/former-second-lady-tipper-gore-banging-the-drum-for-a-better-world/

  3. With all the remakes Hollywood is churning out both in film and on TV, it seems that a Family Ties type remake with BLM type black parents and a Trump supporting kid or woke SJW parents with a conservative kid would appeal a large swath and make a good bit of money. This said, perhaps they learned their lesson with the unintended popularity of Archie Bunker/Alex P. Keaton type characters and figured never again.

  4. Trump supporters think men in makeup are a bigger threat to family values than babies in cages.

    Homosexuals dressed as oversexualised caricatures of women reading to small children is who we are

  5. @Flip
    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Alec Leamas, @Mr. Anon, @SunBakedSuburb, @Chrisnonymous, @Forbes

    Trump ain’t no Libertarian, Flip. Libertarians have principles and Trump has none (I didn’t vote for him for his having principles, though …) I think old-school D fits more. Michelle in Brooklyn is far from old school-D though. Would she agree with Patrick Moynihan? (I wonder if she’s a single Mom.)

  6. As I have said since long before the 2016 election, the Left has gone totally nuts and is getting its hearts and minds ready war, total war, French Revolution/Bolshevik Revolution type war.

    • Agree: Thea
  7. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated.

    Psst! Youngster! Watch out for that Richard Spencer promotion in your spawn area.

    Or is she talking about Gordon Freeman?

  8. As new type ctrl-lefty, and maybe a Millennial, I guess Michelle in Brooklyn sees no value in fair play, free speech, or she’d let her kids find the good and the bad on their own. She could teach them what she thinks is wrong on the Trump message boards (really, there are still message boards?)

    My 7 y/o boy used to search through youtube willy-nilly as he ate his 2-adult-portion plate of vegetables. (Mom’s idea) He started off with Hot-Wheels instructional videos, then moved on to the biggest birthday cake, crazy cats, then how to make folding drawings, etc. He got bored with Khan Academy’s slow-ass multiplication lesson so started doing some basic computer programming using built-in geometry functions to make snowmen and rabbits.

    OK, yeah, I’m proud of him! Were he to look at drag-queen videos more than once or twice by accident, I would just be very sad.

  9. Because they’re not old-school Democrats, they’re radical Culture Warriors.

    Old school Democrats were Teamsters and members of the UAW and the IBEW. Today’s college-“educated” Democrats would rather walk across hot colas and eat broken glass for breakfast than drink a Pabst with a truck driver from Milwaukee.

    The template for all of this was cast at the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago. The mayor and the entire police force were Democrats. So were the hippies.

    The cops won the battle, but the hippies won the culture war.

  10. The Broadcast News Bosses Agree: Their Networks Matter

    Susan Zirinsky (CBS News), Noah Oppenheim (NBC News) and James Goldston (ABC News) were aligned on the relevance of their medium during a Financial Times panel.

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/cbs-nbc-abc-news-execs-broadcast-news-relevance-1216257

    No gentiles need apply.

  11. …White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated.

    Yes, it is baffling why anybody would find this:

    perverse, degenerate, and evil.

    Utterly baffling.

    • LOL: TWS
    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
    @Mr. Anon

    It's a plot to make the less attractive librarians look hot, I tell ya!

  12. @Flip
    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Alec Leamas, @Mr. Anon, @SunBakedSuburb, @Chrisnonymous, @Forbes

    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Because they were never really Democrats – the Democratic party is the vessel in which they gained entry and through which they could work.

    They’ve purged all of the “old school Democrats” save for a few remaining dinosaurs like Manchin and any notion that the Democratic party exists to further the interests of Americans is verboten.

    They’re just wearing the Democratic party like a skin suit.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Alec Leamas


    ...and any notion that the Democratic party exists to further the interests of Americans is verboten.
     
    How is this different from all their 20th-century foreign wars? How did those further the interests of Americans?

    Replies: @Joe Magarac

  13. The vanilla cis-goyim might think
    That the Tribe is attracted to kink.
    Since old Yahweh loved well
    Slaughtered animals’ smell,
    The Noses are drawn to the stink.

    • LOL: Malcolm X-Lax
    • Replies: @Spaulding Smails
    @Eustace Tilley (not)

    I’m not exaggerating or being facetious when I say that stuff like this is why I read the iSteve comments. This just made my currently being stuck in the profane (both senses of the word) Purgatorio that is the DMV a bit more bearable.

  14. Michelle in Brooklyn wants to highlight this article:

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/immigrant-miscarriages-in-ice-detention-have-nearly-doubled-under-trump

    According to a manual review of medical records conducted by ICE and provided to The Daily Beast, 10 migrant women appear to have experienced a miscarriage either just prior to or during ICE custody between October 2016 and September 2017. As of Aug. 31, 2018, the same review found that 18 migrant women may have experienced a miscarriage while in ICE custody during the following year—nearly twice as many.

    A completely meaningless statistic. (And yeah I can divide, no need to say “nearly twice as many”)

    What is the relative number of miscarriages for southeners (migrating or not) over the last 10 years and are they in serious disagreement with the numbers for the population at large?

    The increase—which does not take into account miscarriages or stillbirths among women in U.S. Customs and Border Patrol custody—followed Trump’s reversal of an Obama-era policy that forbade ICE from detaining pregnant women, “absent extraordinary circumstances.”

    No, it just followed September 2017.

    “Pregnancy is a medical condition,” Shapiro said. “Why put at risk a woman and her fetus in a stressful, potentially traumatic environment that can negatively affect her health and the baby’s health?”

    Pregnancy is a medical condition! I wonder whether the streets of sanctuary cities are much safer than the 2traumatic environment”?

  15. Is that definitively the Democratic Party line now?

    That if you’re opposed to grooming little boys for castration you must be a Trump supporter?

    That, and not mere sodomy is the litmus test?

    That letting in more immigrants is good the same way grooming little boys for castration is good?

    Clown world.

  16. I’d happily take my kids to Drag Queen Story Hour if it were held closer to my apartment, but I’d smash my computer to bits before I’d let them near a pro-Trump message board.

    You can’t convince me that sentence wasn’t written by Titania McGrath.

    • LOL: fish
    • Replies: @Forbes
    @slumber_j

    Do message boards even exist any more? I don't remember the last time I heard/read someone mention a message board...

    Or is that shorthand for 4chan, etc.?

  17. I wonder what would happen if Trump starts taking his grandkids to Drag Queen Story Hour. Would the libtards start denouncing drag queens?

    Oh the dilemma!

  18. @Eustace Tilley (not)
    The vanilla cis-goyim might think
    That the Tribe is attracted to kink.
    Since old Yahweh loved well
    Slaughtered animals' smell,
    The Noses are drawn to the stink.

    Replies: @Spaulding Smails

    I’m not exaggerating or being facetious when I say that stuff like this is why I read the iSteve comments. This just made my currently being stuck in the profane (both senses of the word) Purgatorio that is the DMV a bit more bearable.

  19. @Flip
    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Alec Leamas, @Mr. Anon, @SunBakedSuburb, @Chrisnonymous, @Forbes

    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Why were Democrats so anti-Nixon? For a lot of them, it seems to have been ingrained at an early age, and was an expression of their taste. Nixon represented all that they despised about their square parents and their parents generation. With Trump, I suspect it’s much the same. (not that there aren’t good reasons to dislike both Nixon and Trump).

    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
    @Mr. Anon


    Why were Democrats so anti-Nixon? For a lot of them, it seems to have been ingrained at an early age, and was an expression of their taste.
     
    Nixon is a pretty good analogy. He increased welfare, established the EPA, imposed price controls, made peace with Russia and China, got us out of Vietnam, etc. He was a raging liberal by modern standards. Heck, they even hated LBJ, even though he had the leftiest program in American History.

    Instead, they beatify glamorous, empty-suit moderates like Obama or Kennedy.

    I guess it's been more about personal and cultural virtue-signalling than reality for a long time now.
    , @FPD72
    @Mr. Anon

    Why did they hate Richard Nixon? Easy answer: Alger Hiss.

  20. @Alec Leamas
    @Flip


    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.
     
    Because they were never really Democrats - the Democratic party is the vessel in which they gained entry and through which they could work.

    They've purged all of the "old school Democrats" save for a few remaining dinosaurs like Manchin and any notion that the Democratic party exists to further the interests of Americans is verboten.

    They're just wearing the Democratic party like a skin suit.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    …and any notion that the Democratic party exists to further the interests of Americans is verboten.

    How is this different from all their 20th-century foreign wars? How did those further the interests of Americans?

    • Agree: Bubba
    • Replies: @Joe Magarac
    @Reg Cæsar

    They have given up pretending.

    This is significant, because it means they are now 100% certain of winning for some reason.

  21. Hey, haters, don’t you remember? Gay rights don’t have any effect on you! What people do in the privacy of their own homes is their business!

    And now, apparently what your children encounter at the library and are taught in the public schools is gays’ business. Keep reminding yourself that it doesn’t affect you.

  22. Houston’s Drag Queen Storytime is getting even more fabulous. The popular event is expanding to accommodate bigger crowds at the Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library.

    https://www.chron.com/entertainment/books/article/Houston-s-Drag-Queen-Storytime-is-expanding-13562113.php

    Houston Public Library is apologizing after a man charged for sexually assaulting a child was allowed to entertain children at Drag Queen storytime.

    https://abc13.com/drag-queen-storytime-reader-once-charged-with-assault/5197176/

  23. “Drag queen story hour” is known in more technical terms in law enforcement and child protective services circles as “grooming.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_grooming

    • Replies: @Anne Lid
    @Thomas

    Exactly. My son (12) was pulled out of class to be sent to a singing drag queen. He was not comfortable and wanted to leave, got caught and sent back. Participation was supposed to be voluntary. Perhaps, because only girls went enthusiastically, a few boys had to be sent in to even it out. Three or four boys were made to go. Mine has autism, the other kid has some other diagnosis, and I suspect the other boys also had something. In another British school a sudden increase in trans kids was due to one autistic kid being convinced (not without help) that her problems were due to her being trans, not because of ASD. Then she helped convince other children.
    Where else can an adult cross dresser in full regalia get this close to young boys? Nowhere. I emailed the teacher, she kindly sent some pictures with some ridiculous gushing about how "wonderfully diverse" the drag queen was. I wrote her another email to tell her that my boy was laughing aloud not because he was delighted, but because he was embarrassed and he had no way out. There was no answer and she told my son that she had not gotten any email. She is a lovely teacher, even keeled, good humoured. What can she say? She cannot risk her job by appearing homophobic, and there is no use in sticking up for a stupid program.

    Replies: @Icy Blast

    , @SunBakedSuburb
    @Thomas

    Agreed. Drag Queen Story Hour is an abomination; child abuse. A desecration of libraries. Open acceptance of these deranged freaks is a clear indication that liberal elites have turned nihilist.

    Replies: @Ron Mexico

    , @The Wild Geese Howard
    @Thomas

    "They don't recruit," is the second biggest lie in the US after, "There are no social classes."

    Replies: @Redneck farmer

  24. @Reg Cæsar
    @Alec Leamas


    ...and any notion that the Democratic party exists to further the interests of Americans is verboten.
     
    How is this different from all their 20th-century foreign wars? How did those further the interests of Americans?

    Replies: @Joe Magarac

    They have given up pretending.

    This is significant, because it means they are now 100% certain of winning for some reason.

  25. @MichelleInBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware, even by @MichelleInBrooklyn standards.

    “Don’t worry about your children being groomed by perverts in libraries your tax pay for. I’d happily take my little Asher or Yehudi to Drag Queen Story Hour too if only “it were held closer to my apartment.” Worry about somebody else’s little babies in cages. Those are the ones you’re obligated to care about.”

  26. Because Trump has made protestations against our national stampede off the cliff of history. They have been weak, ineffectual and contradictory protestations, but that doesn’t matter. What matters is that the slightest sign of dissent must be crushed mercilessly. As unfulfilled as his campaign promises have been they were enough to upset the script written for the 2016 election, and that terrified them. Just the only real accomplishment of his one term presidency, which was to keep us out of the scheduled Iraq invasion style war in Syria, was enough to require his destruction.

  27. Drag Queen Story doll, lovely and gladsome;
    Without makeup, your face might be handsome;
    But no breath mint or gum
    Defeats f—- and c–;
    You’ve got halitosis real bad, chum.

  28. @Flip
    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Alec Leamas, @Mr. Anon, @SunBakedSuburb, @Chrisnonymous, @Forbes

    Beats me. I’m an old school Democrat who supports Trump on the border and trade. Politics, unfortunately, have devolved into tribalism. His enemies are anti-white authoritarians. His enemies are my enemies.

  29. @Flip
    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Alec Leamas, @Mr. Anon, @SunBakedSuburb, @Chrisnonymous, @Forbes

    Yeah, I agree.

    Also, I wonder if Steve will finally approve my comments sitting in moderation…

  30. @Thomas
    "Drag queen story hour" is known in more technical terms in law enforcement and child protective services circles as "grooming." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_grooming

    Replies: @Anne Lid, @SunBakedSuburb, @The Wild Geese Howard

    Exactly. My son (12) was pulled out of class to be sent to a singing drag queen. He was not comfortable and wanted to leave, got caught and sent back. Participation was supposed to be voluntary. Perhaps, because only girls went enthusiastically, a few boys had to be sent in to even it out. Three or four boys were made to go. Mine has autism, the other kid has some other diagnosis, and I suspect the other boys also had something. In another British school a sudden increase in trans kids was due to one autistic kid being convinced (not without help) that her problems were due to her being trans, not because of ASD. Then she helped convince other children.
    Where else can an adult cross dresser in full regalia get this close to young boys? Nowhere. I emailed the teacher, she kindly sent some pictures with some ridiculous gushing about how “wonderfully diverse” the drag queen was. I wrote her another email to tell her that my boy was laughing aloud not because he was delighted, but because he was embarrassed and he had no way out. There was no answer and she told my son that she had not gotten any email. She is a lovely teacher, even keeled, good humoured. What can she say? She cannot risk her job by appearing homophobic, and there is no use in sticking up for a stupid program.

    • Replies: @Icy Blast
    @Anne Lid

    Homeschool.

    Replies: @Anne Lid

  31. @Thomas
    "Drag queen story hour" is known in more technical terms in law enforcement and child protective services circles as "grooming." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_grooming

    Replies: @Anne Lid, @SunBakedSuburb, @The Wild Geese Howard

    Agreed. Drag Queen Story Hour is an abomination; child abuse. A desecration of libraries. Open acceptance of these deranged freaks is a clear indication that liberal elites have turned nihilist.

    • Replies: @Ron Mexico
    @SunBakedSuburb

    " Drag Queen Story Hour is an abomination; child abuse." In many respects public education is child abuse.

  32. @MichelleInBrooklyn

    Brooklyn. The kingdom of chubby man-boy Tee-Hee Coates.

  33. I’m glad I wasn’t born recently. Who knows where my stocking fetish might have led.

    • Replies: @fish
    @Buzz Mohawk


    ......who knows where my stocking fetish might have led.
     
    Can you pull of that look Buzz? Oh......Mohawk......not Buzz Bissinger......apologies!
  34. “The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated…”

    OK. No, really…OK. And Pepe. Can’t forget Pepe.

  35. @slumber_j

    I’d happily take my kids to Drag Queen Story Hour if it were held closer to my apartment, but I’d smash my computer to bits before I’d let them near a pro-Trump message board.
     
    You can't convince me that sentence wasn't written by Titania McGrath.

    Replies: @Forbes

    Do message boards even exist any more? I don’t remember the last time I heard/read someone mention a message board…

    Or is that shorthand for 4chan, etc.?

  36. @Thomas
    "Drag queen story hour" is known in more technical terms in law enforcement and child protective services circles as "grooming." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_grooming

    Replies: @Anne Lid, @SunBakedSuburb, @The Wild Geese Howard

    “They don’t recruit,” is the second biggest lie in the US after, “There are no social classes.”

    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
    @The Wild Geese Howard

    There are no social classes in the US. There are statuses, though, which might be worse.

  37. @Flip
    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Alec Leamas, @Mr. Anon, @SunBakedSuburb, @Chrisnonymous, @Forbes

    This attitude is what I call Team Sport Politics–my team wins, your team loses. By. Any. Means. Necessary. If I have to change the rules or move the goal posts, so be it. And I will go through life not only hating you, but screaming it from the rooftops, so much so you go into hiding and disappear from public life. I will oppose you at every turn, and crush you at every opportunity.

    You could say it’s a behavioral obsession so severe it appears as mental illness. In their cocoon, though, it’s normative behavior.

    • Agree: Abe
  38. MichelleInBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware

    Has Michelle Goldberg, or the Editorial Board, ever heard of the end of the Weimar Republic? Maybe it’s best they remain un-self-aware, remake spoilers would ruin the upcoming chills, thrills, and spills.

    • Replies: @Flip
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    As David Frum said, if liberals won't enforce borders, fascists will.

  39. I’ve said it here before, but the peril of chasing after those sweet sweet hateclix and wokebux is that your mag (and let’s just call the Times what it is at this point) becomes indistinguishable from any of the other supermarket gossip-aisle tabloid trash. And there are a thousand indy bloggers who are better at that game, not to mention old-school tabloids like the Enquirer.

    The New York Times might have more name recognition and capital reserves to float on than Fusion or VICE, but that won’t prevent their demise, only postpone it. Steve, with his background in marketing, can probably corroborate this near-universal truth: premium products can always go down-market, but it’s virtually impossible to go up-market from the bargain bin. Once they fully cement their status as a Jezebel with extra body glitter, they’ll have the same readership as Jezebel: box-wine aunties dwindling to nothing.

    I know these agitprop pieces make a lot of people mad, but we should be celebrating them, because they’re destroying the corporations that put them out.

    • Replies: @Flip
    @Michael S

    I actually canceled the Times after they brought in Goldberg. Apparently they don't care about losing 30 year readers.

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    , @TomSchmidt
    @Michael S

    Your words are wise. I miss some of the great pieces I've read in the Times, but they've allowed politics to color everything.

  40. The people sending their kids to St. Albans and Sidwell might be the most competitive people in the world.

    The funny thing is they used to not care much about money. They liked living in modest houses on quiet streets in NW and running the world.

  41. @Jenner Ickham Errican

    MichelleInBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware
     
    Has Michelle Goldberg, or the Editorial Board, ever heard of the end of the Weimar Republic? Maybe it’s best they remain un-self-aware, remake spoilers would ruin the upcoming chills, thrills, and spills.

    Replies: @Flip

    As David Frum said, if liberals won’t enforce borders, fascists will.

  42. Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country. You see, that’s the punishment for breaking the law.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Ray Huffman


    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country
     
    I'm with Lenore Skenazy on this one.

    http://www.freerangekids.com


    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0033/0602/products/freeRange_360x.jpg?v=1527622424

    Replies: @bored identity, @Buzz Mohawk

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Ray Huffman

    Babies belong in cages.

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS2Df_EiSRXP49Yh6dVLHhUhRfRHmOLqnSII2bbMcrxFTuhFfm1

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Ray Huffman

    Babies belong in cages.

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS2Df_EiSRXP49Yh6dVLHhUhRfRHmOLqnSII2bbMcrxFTuhFfm1

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Ray Huffman

    Never trust a baby who isn't in a cage.

    https://www.newkidscenter.com/images/1HT01583/sleep%20regression.jpg

  43. “I’d happily take my children to Drag Queen Story Hour except somehow I’m not doing so because excuses. But I would, I really would, except nah not really. Besides, gay mind-poison is intended to make the filthy goyim stop breeding, not my precious Tovah and Etan.”

    FIFH

    Goes without saying…

    “by Michelle Goldberg”

    No further questions, your honor.

  44. @Buzz Mohawk
    I'm glad I wasn't born recently. Who knows where my stocking fetish might have led.

    http://images5.fanpop.com/image/photos/25300000/Dr-Frank-N-Furter-the-rocky-horror-picture-show-25365753-1280-800.jpg

    Replies: @fish

    ……who knows where my stocking fetish might have led.

    Can you pull of that look Buzz? Oh……Mohawk……not Buzz Bissinger……apologies!

    • LOL: Buzz Mohawk
  45. @Michael S
    I've said it here before, but the peril of chasing after those sweet sweet hateclix and wokebux is that your mag (and let's just call the Times what it is at this point) becomes indistinguishable from any of the other supermarket gossip-aisle tabloid trash. And there are a thousand indy bloggers who are better at that game, not to mention old-school tabloids like the Enquirer.

    The New York Times might have more name recognition and capital reserves to float on than Fusion or VICE, but that won't prevent their demise, only postpone it. Steve, with his background in marketing, can probably corroborate this near-universal truth: premium products can always go down-market, but it's virtually impossible to go up-market from the bargain bin. Once they fully cement their status as a Jezebel with extra body glitter, they'll have the same readership as Jezebel: box-wine aunties dwindling to nothing.

    I know these agitprop pieces make a lot of people mad, but we should be celebrating them, because they're destroying the corporations that put them out.

    Replies: @Flip, @TomSchmidt

    I actually canceled the Times after they brought in Goldberg. Apparently they don’t care about losing 30 year readers.

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
    @Flip

    My last Times was bought when they showed the picture of smiling Elian Gonzalez on the front page, instead of the terrified kid and the armed agents. I even thought the kid was better off with his father, but that picture was the picture of the year. I got tired of the editorializing.

  46. Trump supporters think men in makeup are a bigger threat to family values than babies in cages.

    Leftists think sexual deviants grooming kids at the public library is less of a threat than separating children from human traffickers smuggling them into the US.

    • Replies: @El Dato
    @Tex

    "Babies in Cages" sounds really Mad Max (do not confuse with Mad Marx).

    Replies: @mmack

  47. @Oleaginous Outrager

    White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated
     
    It's that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Days of Broken Arrows, @Hypnotoad666, @dr kill

    It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!

    It’s Dungeons and Drag Queens now.

    • Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager
    @Reg Cæsar

    Tou-freakin'-ché, Caesar.

  48. @Ray Huffman
    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country. You see, that’s the punishment for breaking the law.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666

    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country

    I’m with Lenore Skenazy on this one.

    http://www.freerangekids.com

    • Replies: @bored identity
    @Reg Cæsar

    You 're maybe with Skenaze, but bored identity is with Skorzeny on this one.

    , @Buzz Mohawk
    @Reg Cæsar

    It's getting to be more like this:

    https://www.thelibertybeacon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Matrix-PodGrown-620.jpg

  49. Did you know that Kenya has a Secretary of Youth and Gender? White people’s voodoo is spreading.

    https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/article/2001328865/cs-kobia-hits-out-at-sonko-over-passaris-slur

  50. @Tex

    Trump supporters think men in makeup are a bigger threat to family values than babies in cages.
     
    Leftists think sexual deviants grooming kids at the public library is less of a threat than separating children from human traffickers smuggling them into the US.

    Replies: @El Dato

    “Babies in Cages” sounds really Mad Max (do not confuse with Mad Marx).

    • Replies: @mmack
    @El Dato

    I saw Babies in Cages open for Smashing Pumpkins at the Aragon Ballroom back in 1998. Awesome show.

  51. The future is a drag queen’s high heel stomping on a face–forever.

  52. @Oleaginous Outrager

    White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated
     
    It's that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Days of Broken Arrows, @Hypnotoad666, @dr kill

    “White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated.”

    “It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!”

    You sure? I thought it was Judas Priest and their subliminal messages that told listeners to kill themselves.

    • Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager
    @Days of Broken Arrows

    Can you play MP3s backwards?

  53. @Mr. Anon

    …White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated.
     
    Yes, it is baffling why anybody would find this:

    http://1ryzas42x65e2oosia40bgli.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/drag.jpg

    perverse, degenerate, and evil.

    Utterly baffling.

    Replies: @Redneck farmer

    It’s a plot to make the less attractive librarians look hot, I tell ya!

  54. @The Wild Geese Howard
    @Thomas

    "They don't recruit," is the second biggest lie in the US after, "There are no social classes."

    Replies: @Redneck farmer

    There are no social classes in the US. There are statuses, though, which might be worse.

  55. “MichelleinBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware” — absolutely right. She is emblematic of the sort of progressives who have never once stopped to critically examine their views and assumptions, which makes her columns reassuring to people of that stripe. Like a slightly more sophisticated Samantha Bee, she conveys the message that “you don’t need to think too hard about any of this — hey look at me, I sure don’t — because the fundamental rightness and goodness of our side, and the total depravity of the other side, are beyond question.” You have to be comically un-self-aware to deliver that message convincingly, which makes her perfect for her job.

    Remember when she got slammed for multiple factual errors in her scathing NYTimes review of a book on campus “rape culture?” Her public comments on that whole fracas were along the lines of, “you have no idea how much sleep I’ve lost over this, and the truth is that book made some very irresponsible claims.” Hilariously un-self-aware indeed. And how did the Times punish her? By giving her an opinion column.

    • Replies: @The Last Real Calvinist
    @Pirelli


    “MichelleinBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware” — absolutely right. She is emblematic of the sort of progressives who have never once stopped to critically examine their views and assumptions, which makes her columns reassuring to people of that stripe.

     

    Exactly. You will rarely see a phrase more laden with unintended meaning than Goldberg's '. . . if it were held closer to my apartment . . .'.
  56. In her column Goldberg goes out of her way to point out that Ahmari is not a Muslim, so it’s totally okay for her to hate his moral sensibilities. She notes that he’s a “convert to Catholism,” which is a child molestation cult, and therefore he isn’t allowed to complain about drag queens reading to children.

  57. @Flip
    @Michael S

    I actually canceled the Times after they brought in Goldberg. Apparently they don't care about losing 30 year readers.

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    My last Times was bought when they showed the picture of smiling Elian Gonzalez on the front page, instead of the terrified kid and the armed agents. I even thought the kid was better off with his father, but that picture was the picture of the year. I got tired of the editorializing.

  58. @Michael S
    I've said it here before, but the peril of chasing after those sweet sweet hateclix and wokebux is that your mag (and let's just call the Times what it is at this point) becomes indistinguishable from any of the other supermarket gossip-aisle tabloid trash. And there are a thousand indy bloggers who are better at that game, not to mention old-school tabloids like the Enquirer.

    The New York Times might have more name recognition and capital reserves to float on than Fusion or VICE, but that won't prevent their demise, only postpone it. Steve, with his background in marketing, can probably corroborate this near-universal truth: premium products can always go down-market, but it's virtually impossible to go up-market from the bargain bin. Once they fully cement their status as a Jezebel with extra body glitter, they'll have the same readership as Jezebel: box-wine aunties dwindling to nothing.

    I know these agitprop pieces make a lot of people mad, but we should be celebrating them, because they're destroying the corporations that put them out.

    Replies: @Flip, @TomSchmidt

    Your words are wise. I miss some of the great pieces I’ve read in the Times, but they’ve allowed politics to color everything.

  59. @Ray Huffman
    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country. You see, that’s the punishment for breaking the law.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666

  60. @Ray Huffman
    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country. You see, that’s the punishment for breaking the law.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666

  61. @Ray Huffman
    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country. You see, that’s the punishment for breaking the law.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666, @Hypnotoad666

    Never trust a baby who isn’t in a cage.

  62. @Reg Cæsar
    @Ray Huffman


    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country
     
    I'm with Lenore Skenazy on this one.

    http://www.freerangekids.com


    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0033/0602/products/freeRange_360x.jpg?v=1527622424

    Replies: @bored identity, @Buzz Mohawk

    You ‘re maybe with Skenaze, but bored identity is with Skorzeny on this one.

  63. @Mr. Anon
    @Flip


    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.
     
    Why were Democrats so anti-Nixon? For a lot of them, it seems to have been ingrained at an early age, and was an expression of their taste. Nixon represented all that they despised about their square parents and their parents generation. With Trump, I suspect it's much the same. (not that there aren't good reasons to dislike both Nixon and Trump).

    Replies: @Hypnotoad666, @FPD72

    Why were Democrats so anti-Nixon? For a lot of them, it seems to have been ingrained at an early age, and was an expression of their taste.

    Nixon is a pretty good analogy. He increased welfare, established the EPA, imposed price controls, made peace with Russia and China, got us out of Vietnam, etc. He was a raging liberal by modern standards. Heck, they even hated LBJ, even though he had the leftiest program in American History.

    Instead, they beatify glamorous, empty-suit moderates like Obama or Kennedy.

    I guess it’s been more about personal and cultural virtue-signalling than reality for a long time now.

  64. @Reg Cæsar
    @Ray Huffman


    Babies in cages? There are all sorts of babies in cages in this country
     
    I'm with Lenore Skenazy on this one.

    http://www.freerangekids.com


    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0033/0602/products/freeRange_360x.jpg?v=1527622424

    Replies: @bored identity, @Buzz Mohawk

    It’s getting to be more like this:

  65. @Oleaginous Outrager

    White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated
     
    It's that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Days of Broken Arrows, @Hypnotoad666, @dr kill

    The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated

    Pssst . . . Kid . . . wanna read about Genome Wide Association Studies . . . .

  66. @Reg Cæsar
    @Oleaginous Outrager


    It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!
     
    It's Dungeons and Drag Queens now.

    Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager

    Tou-freakin’-ché, Caesar.

  67. @Oleaginous Outrager

    White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated
     
    It's that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Days of Broken Arrows, @Hypnotoad666, @dr kill

  68. @SunBakedSuburb
    @Thomas

    Agreed. Drag Queen Story Hour is an abomination; child abuse. A desecration of libraries. Open acceptance of these deranged freaks is a clear indication that liberal elites have turned nihilist.

    Replies: @Ron Mexico

    ” Drag Queen Story Hour is an abomination; child abuse.” In many respects public education is child abuse.

  69. @Days of Broken Arrows
    @Oleaginous Outrager

    "White supremacists recruit through video game culture. The alt-right lures disaffected adolescents with subcultural signals that baffle the uninitiated."

    "It’s that damn Dungeons & Dragons again!"

    You sure? I thought it was Judas Priest and their subliminal messages that told listeners to kill themselves.

    Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager

    Can you play MP3s backwards?

  70. Message boards? What is this, 1995? “Mom, get away from the computer, you’re embarrassing me!”

  71. @Pirelli
    “MichelleinBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware” — absolutely right. She is emblematic of the sort of progressives who have never once stopped to critically examine their views and assumptions, which makes her columns reassuring to people of that stripe. Like a slightly more sophisticated Samantha Bee, she conveys the message that “you don’t need to think too hard about any of this — hey look at me, I sure don’t — because the fundamental rightness and goodness of our side, and the total depravity of the other side, are beyond question.” You have to be comically un-self-aware to deliver that message convincingly, which makes her perfect for her job.

    Remember when she got slammed for multiple factual errors in her scathing NYTimes review of a book on campus “rape culture?” Her public comments on that whole fracas were along the lines of, “you have no idea how much sleep I’ve lost over this, and the truth is that book made some very irresponsible claims.” Hilariously un-self-aware indeed. And how did the Times punish her? By giving her an opinion column.

    Replies: @The Last Real Calvinist

    “MichelleinBrooklyn got her job for being hilariously un-self-aware” — absolutely right. She is emblematic of the sort of progressives who have never once stopped to critically examine their views and assumptions, which makes her columns reassuring to people of that stripe.

    Exactly. You will rarely see a phrase more laden with unintended meaning than Goldberg’s ‘. . . if it were held closer to my apartment . . .’.

  72. @Anne Lid
    @Thomas

    Exactly. My son (12) was pulled out of class to be sent to a singing drag queen. He was not comfortable and wanted to leave, got caught and sent back. Participation was supposed to be voluntary. Perhaps, because only girls went enthusiastically, a few boys had to be sent in to even it out. Three or four boys were made to go. Mine has autism, the other kid has some other diagnosis, and I suspect the other boys also had something. In another British school a sudden increase in trans kids was due to one autistic kid being convinced (not without help) that her problems were due to her being trans, not because of ASD. Then she helped convince other children.
    Where else can an adult cross dresser in full regalia get this close to young boys? Nowhere. I emailed the teacher, she kindly sent some pictures with some ridiculous gushing about how "wonderfully diverse" the drag queen was. I wrote her another email to tell her that my boy was laughing aloud not because he was delighted, but because he was embarrassed and he had no way out. There was no answer and she told my son that she had not gotten any email. She is a lovely teacher, even keeled, good humoured. What can she say? She cannot risk her job by appearing homophobic, and there is no use in sticking up for a stupid program.

    Replies: @Icy Blast

    Homeschool.

    • Replies: @Anne Lid
    @Icy Blast

    We contemplate on it.

  73. @El Dato
    @Tex

    "Babies in Cages" sounds really Mad Max (do not confuse with Mad Marx).

    Replies: @mmack

    I saw Babies in Cages open for Smashing Pumpkins at the Aragon Ballroom back in 1998. Awesome show.

  74. @Mr. Anon
    @Flip


    Why exactly are these people so anti-Trump? He seems more old school Democrat than conservative or libertarian Republican to me.
     
    Why were Democrats so anti-Nixon? For a lot of them, it seems to have been ingrained at an early age, and was an expression of their taste. Nixon represented all that they despised about their square parents and their parents generation. With Trump, I suspect it's much the same. (not that there aren't good reasons to dislike both Nixon and Trump).

    Replies: @Hypnotoad666, @FPD72

    Why did they hate Richard Nixon? Easy answer: Alger Hiss.

  75. @Icy Blast
    @Anne Lid

    Homeschool.

    Replies: @Anne Lid

    We contemplate on it.

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