After what seems like decades being ruled by the Orange Buffoon, You made a great choice, with record-breaking voter turn out and record breaking numbers of votes cast!
You elected someone who urged patience and calm in light of not having a decisive result; someone who relied upon democratic processes to unfold as they were designed to do.
Someone who didn’t need to manipulate national airwaves in order to clearly, and very sadly, show the world what a tiny, spoiled, autocratic nihilist he is.
The Orange Buffoon has incessantly tweeted for his followers to take to the streets – more succinctly – to the actual precincts at which the votes are being counted. He is advocating for violence because the baby doesn’t want to leave the crib.
You elected someone who realizes and appreciates that profound divisions exist in your country. Someone who wants to sow the seeds of reparation and rebuilding, in the midst of the worst pandemic we have ever witnessed. You elected someone other countries can and will respect.
You elected the first BIPOC female Vice President! Well done!
You elected a more representative Vice President – one who will work for others exactly like her – because she knows precisely what it is to carry the weight of multiple cultures and still respect the country in which she lives. She does this while being an accomplished, dedicated, driven human being who believes in empowering others.
That’s what you call educated and balanced. That, my friends, is what you call the awesome dynamism of an empowered woman.
Women are 50% of the world’s population and hold 50% of the world’s purchasing power. It makes sense to trust us in positions of leadership.
You elected a team that wants to get this virus under control. With 240,000+ deaths and rising, this is a mandate for survival. You chose the people who can secure that survival – from PPE supplies to financial resources, you chose your health and safety above everything else. Smart choice. And well done to all of you who voted by mail-in-ballot!
You elected a team who believe in healing the deep divisions that exist within America; a team who are prepared to work with people who deeply disagree with them.
You elected someone who understands that not everyone pays taxes. There are those of you who are earning incredulous amounts of money and have never paid your fair share of the tax burden. (The OB included.) It’s time for equilibrium.
You voted for a team who are going to rely on evidence from scientists and the medical field and front line workers and teachers.
You elected a team who don’t believe in persecuting religious minorities because a few “rotten apples” have inappropriately come to represent the billions of others.
You elected a team who won’t spew hatred at the female members of Congress simply because they are female.
You elected a team that is going to take America back to the Kiyoto and Paris agreements — a team who doesn’t believe that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by China. Nor do they believe that tweeting at the television 24/7 and burying their heads in the sand will solve the problem.
You elected a team who believe that it’s not okay to run a campaign bus off the road, no matter your beliefs.
You elected a president and vice president who are going to bring respect of the institution back to the White House.
You elected a President who believes all of you deserve affordable health care. America, I have NEVER understood your lack of wanting reasonably priced, accessible health care. Yet, day in and day out, your complaints about how “tough things are,” are heard the world over.
At least now you chose someone with direct experience bringing into law the affordable care act. Another smart choice.
You believed in and voted for a team of people who know that America is a land of immigrants. All of whom should have the right to an education and an ability to contribute to, and profit from, the “land of dreams.” They know that as immigrants, some of you face specific challenges others do not.
They know that the NRA should answer for their lack of participation when it comes to gun control. (By the way, if you need an assault rifle to hunt, you should give up hunting)
Finally, you elected a team of people who want to make sure you are well taken care of.
Don’t you think it’s time for goodness? Have the past four years, and all of 2020 not been challenging enough? It’s time to say goodbye to the OB and hello to the Biden-Harris team.
To be honest, your friends and neighbours have missed you.
Just one huge request – please, never again, allow the Orange Buffoon or his offspring, to hold any office of any kind.
Perhaps he and his wife can go decorate some trees.
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If Donald Trump wins the next U.S. Election, will there be another American Civil War?
Does that scare you? It should…
When a sitting U.S. President refuses to denounce white supremacy, in front of a live, national and international audience, it’s tantamount to condoning the same. That he told a group to “Stand by and stand back,” when he ought to have told them to disband — because they are constitutionally illegal — should scare you. That he waited till the next day to clarify his meaning is cowardly and undignified.
We have so much going on right now. We have people, globally, dying. We are globally a sick planet. Globally, all the measures we have taken to reduce, reuse, recycle, have taken a back step to Covid. Globally, covidiots are ruling the roost and ruining things for the rest of us. This virus is unlike anything we have known in all of human history. If you haven’t taken it seriously yet, do so now please. The request that you mask up and keep your bubbles small is not a restriction or removal of your freedoms. You are being asked to do so in order to safeguard your freedoms. (also, you should read your constitution because you will learn that in times of great danger, your freedoms can be abridged and removed all together.)
We have had to come to terms with living in a racist world. Not only have we lived in it, many stood by and watched because not of all you are BIPOC. (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour.)
America and the world should wake up to the fact that the Orange Buffoon in the White House, is in fact, and in deed, a white supremacist and bigoted racist. That he paid less in taxes than 90% of you, and is so indebted to his creditors, should concern you.
What would you do if you were broke, in debt, property rich and cash poor, facing law suits you couldn’t get out of, and threatening to run for president every chance you got? Would you not run for a seat in which your housing, transportation, meals, clothing and well being were paid for by the tax payers? It seems like an evil genius move to me!
So let me get back to the Civil War statement. Professors, former members of President Obama’s staff and journalists have been warning us since last year: the far-right domestic terrorist groups have been emboldened by the OB (orange buffoon) and have been ramping up activities, both online and in public. If OB loses, and refuses to hand over power, what happens?
You may think I, and others, are “blowing smoke.” I think the Governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer, would disagree. Six men have been arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap and threatening to kill her. Those six men are allegedly linked to the far right militia organizations.
The OB said recently “liberate me.” What in hemoglobin and haberdashery is this? He has constantly stated there is voter fraud happening everywhere. There is no evidentiary proof of this at all. Yet, if the OB loses, and says to his followers, “take to the streets,” do you really think this will be a quiet demonstration?
On October 08, 2020, Global News, on their website, reported “Polls south of the border indicate a growing number of Americans on both sides of the political spectrum feel violence would be justified if the other side wins the election.” **
Why does there have to be violence?
Why is it that tv-educated, rural-living, shot-gun-toting-holier-than-thou white people feel their views are the only ones that matter? And why do they feel America belongs to them?
It never belonged to them. Ask the Indigenous peoples who descended from those from whom that land was stolen, how they feel every time they hear “this is our country.” Ask the descendants of African Americans who built the country through their slavery.
If the OB has a problem with the ballots, show us the evidence, number one. Number two, come up with a solution that is satisfactory to all parties. The OB is saying “don’t count the ballots because it’s all fake news anyway.” So how does he think the election will happen?
What do you do when there is a baby bully in a position of power and has, arguably, the largest platform for change available, and he is refusing to “get out of the crib” without disrupting everything around it?
You begin with Education Reform. You begin with the 50% of minorities who did not vote in the last election. Get up! Get out! Go vote! because what happens in your country affects mine– and I am so sick of hearing the complaints from your side of things. If you didn’t vote in the last election, don’t complain. Do better. Register yourself and go and bloody vote. This is your opportunity for betterment. Don’t be like the OB in the crib.
You also begin by tasking those representatives who care about betterment, to better represent you. You take to Congress and hold them to task because you put them there- so let them start earning your vote. You place your trust, however little is left, in the other institutions that should act as a check and balance against tyranny – like the Supreme Court.
You also begin by masking up and keeping your bubbles small. If you protect yourself, others will follow. This isn’t forever, it’s for the extended now. Stay safe.
I will pray and wish and hope for betterment for all of you because, that, more than anything, is what we all need. We don’t need an orange-faced buffoon who thinks his way is the holy way. Ask him what his passport is worth now.
Be Kind. Be safe. Be a registered voter.
** link to Global News:
president elect who??!!
America – just when I thought you couldn’t possibly surprise me anymore….
It’s time to colonise Mars.