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Lana Voreskova
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I am not American and I don’t know much about American politics, but I have been following the coverage of this election campaign more out of a sort of morbid fascination than anything else. It looks from where I’m sitting like a giant tacky game show with both sides making very few actual points, offering almost nothing in terms of actual policy and simply trying to slander their opponents for the applause of the mob.

Trump is a racist, a misogynist, a homophobe. He wants to deport all the immigrants and stop anyone else from coming in. He sounds like a terrible person. The problem is that I cannot find any evidence that he is any of these things. He never said he wanted to deport all the immigrants or anything of the sort. He did say that he wants to beef up border security to prevent illegal immigration – you know like what pretty much every other country in the world does. That somehow makes him a racist apparently. He has made some lewd “locker room” comments about women in private conversations – just like every person in the world both male and female have on occasion made crude jokes or “sexist” comments about the opposite sex. That makes him a misogynist apparently.

I strongly suspect that much of the popular support for Trump is a sign than many Americans are getting tired of this infantile personal slandering of anyone who seems to question those stifling politically correct orthodoxies. In America as in Europe I see signs that people have had enough of the shrieking condemnation culture of politically correct identity politics.

Trump says “inappropriate” things. He is not afraid to give the stiff finger to the po-faced commissars of politically correct totalitarianism. He is reminding Americans that you once valued things such as the right to free speech and free expression. You once had the right not to bake a cake for anyone you didn’t want to bake a cake for.

I think Americans are beginning to see that if all you can do is shout “racist” “Misogynist” and “sexist” at the opposing candidate, then you have nothing but shallow insults to offer and you have already lost the argument.

Like I said I am no expert on either of these candidates, but from what I have seen of the debates, I can see no reason that I would chose Hillary over Trump. She constantly pulls the gender card which is frankly irritating and stupid. She is constantly race-baiting and gender-baiting just like Obama does, and that makes her a divider in my view; not someone who can bring any kind of unity.

There is definitely a back-lash against the current climate of neo-Marxist / progressivist lunacy in both America and Europe. Donald Trump seems to have tapped into a vein of it

But if Trump does get into power and build his wall, you know like the walls they have on the southern Mexican border and the Kenyan border and a multitude of other borders around the word in countries that are apparently not “racist:” then could we borrow him for a little while in Europe? They badly need a wall along the German border, and Ankela Merkel appears to lack enough common sense or backbone to build one.


Most Americans I have spoken to are divided not so much on what the candidates are saying, but on what they viscerally represent. It is not so much the promises they make that count, but the vision invoked by the dialogue on each side. And Trump is winning hands down on that score.

Hilary Clinton was right when she suggested that it takes a village to raise a child. Of course she was right for all the wrong reasons. A real village is an extended family of parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, siblings and cousins all living in close proximity and all providing a network of support for each-other and a blanket of security over the children.

Hillary’s idea of a village is more like a nightmarish state-run commune where fathers are no longer required or even welcome, where kids are drugged at the age of six to make them behave “appropriately” according to the criteria laid down by Hilary’s commissars. Hilary’s vision is soulless and empty and based on nothing but empty rhetoric and blind ideological doctrine. It is based on splitting up families and enforcing a kind of diversity that nobody really wants; taking random people, mixing them all up together and turning them into some kind of meaningless, homogenised collective which has no history, no heritage, no common culture or common goal.

Clinton offers unchecked immigration, more destruction of the American family, welfare dependency, single motherhood, and economic decline, censorship, thought policing, gender-bending and rampant hedonism.

Trump is offering Americans a return to traditional family values. Trump promises apple pie and baseball and American families with their blue-collar jobs and their white picket fences; and an American made car in every driveway. They may be just empty promises, but they are far more attractive than the empty promises of the Hillary camp.

I for one would vote for Trump’s vision of the American dream over the democratic dystopia represented by Hillary’s village any time.

If I were given the chance to give Donald Trump one piece of advice it would be this. You have a good product at least in theory, but your marketing skills are atrocious. You need to guard the words you use more carefully because your reckless “telling it like it is” style, while admirable in many ways, is giving your detractors ammunition to use against you. For example the comments about “Mexican criminals:” The context of what you were saying was very clear to anyone who was not contriving to misunderstand it – that porous borders tend to be exploited by criminal elements. That is as true anywhere else in the world as it is in Mexico or Texas. Everyone knew what you were saying and everyone knows that it’s true; but you expressed it in a way that gave the politically correct race baiters a new opportunity to beat you with the racism stick. Those sorts of transparent slanders seem to be all your opponents have. Stop giving them out for free.

Keep saying “inappropriate” things though. That is a truly refreshing new departure in politics.
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I have been invited for a pint of ale and a chat about marriage by a friend and tavern keeper; an Englishman who runs a fine establishment in Tasmania. 

His tavern is well worth a visit and all are welcome.  

http://parzivalshorse.blogspot.com.au/
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it's sad to think about like... what must have happened to that woman to make her despise men so fucking much she actually forces herself to be gay and fantasizes about keeping men in camps. just. really sad.
SWTERFs are like everything terrible about the human race neatly combined into one label.
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A good take down of "rape culture" and Jessica Valenti by Judgy Bitch. 
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Another insightful article by the "judgybitch."
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