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Republican Cowards

The House Republicans removed Liz Cheney from her position by secret voice vote. No open vote, no secret ballot. This comes from a source close to Cheney, via Chris Jansing of MSNBC.

The reason they did that is of course to hide how they voted. They don’t even have the courage of their radical fascistic convictions. They are doing the right thing, they proclaim. But they don’t want anyone to know who voted for it. This way they will say, oh, it was a rousing voice vote; many, many people were for it, hardly any dissent at all. Their only concerns were, 1) Getting Cheney out of power in the House; 2) Making sure that no one could run against any of them based on their vote, since there is no recorded vote.

One has scarcely ever seen anything like this kind of totalitarianism in American history. Well, come to think of it, the HUAC hearings in the late ’40’s and early ’50’s were comparable. The Republicans canceled the careers of many brilliant and talented people in their crusade to “get Communism out of Hollywood.”

The Republicans have a mission, and it is fascism, though they of course never would call it that. McCarthy, spokesperson for fascism, said yesterday that his party was for openness and expression of opinions, not like those “Cancel Culture” Democrats. Oh, yes, they certainly allowed Cheney to express her views, until they purged her, in a Stalinistic way.

They canceled Cheney. They will cancel anyone or anything who stands in their way, while they follow Goebbels’ dictum to always accuse your enemies of what you are doing.

No one should ever use the acronym “GOP” to refer to Republicans. That stands for “Grand Old Party,” and it is completely inapposite to put the word “Grand” anywhere near them.

I wish more Democrats would openly call them fascists. They certainly use the “socialist” label when referring to Democrats. Why are Democrats so cautious about labeling them? All the Republicans want to do is to try to make the Democratic Party seem so dangerous, that people will vote for Republicans, to avoid the horrors of “socialism” and “cancel culture,” which of course was chosen to seem like some kind of “liquidating” from the spy or gangster movies. So do not be afraid to call Republicans what they are. It might wake a few people up.

“Instead of the cross, the Albatross/About my neck was hung.” That is from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s extraordinary poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” Liz Cheney may turn out to be the albatross for Republicans, at least if there are still enough people who are capable of understanding and reacting to it. The poem also says, “He prayeth best who loveth best/All things both great and small.” Republicans love nothing but themselves, their power, and their money. It is too bad that none of them ever read the Romantic poets, but they wouldn’t understand any of it, anyway.

5 Responses

  1. Why are Democrats so cautious about labeling them?

    Because the so called ‘Liberal Media’ will line up behind the Republicans.

    • That happens because the SCLM consists of giant corporations, owned by rich people, and managed and staffed at the higher levels by rich, or at least affluent people.

      If the Democrats ever got full control of the Federal Government. the taxes of at-least-affluent people, and of richer people than that, might rise.

      What does Occam’s Razor tell us?

    • It has absolutely been true. But if Democrats started saying “fascist,” people would take notice. It sinks in. And if you’re going to lose, you might as well call your enemies what they are. And maybe we won’t lose, if more start seeing this as literally a fight for survival of any recognizable American democracy. We cannot afford to lose control of the House. I think that too many people don’t realize how crucial their vote is. All those voters in Maine who thought it was okay to vote for Susan Collins, actually voted for McConnell.


  3. Putin is laughing his @$$ off.

    If those Russian “criminal” hackers who sabotaged the Colonial Pipeline were acting without the knowledge or approval of Russian Intelligence, I’m Zombie Joe Stalin. 😑

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