Our Present Turmoil

My family member(s) on the current societal turmoil: “some people think we [whites] paid our debt by blood in the civil war.” Me: “ya, but others kept saying “the South will rise again,” and their descendants & loyalists wormed their way into police forces & elected office.” One of the major ways the “Southern” traitors …

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Lying in the Name of the War Lord: Jane Roe’s Fake ‘Conversion’ is a Feature Not a Bug of the Extreme Christian Right | Religion Dispatches

Lying in the Name of the War Lord: Jane Roe’s Fake ‘Conversion’ is a Feature Not a Bug of the Extreme Christian Right | Religion Dispatches — Read on religiondispatches.org/lying-in-the-name-of-the-war-lord-jane-roes-fake-conversion-is-a-feature-not-a-bug-of-the-extreme-christian-right/

‘They want their civil war’: Far-right ‘boogaloo’ militants are embedded in the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis | Raw Story

‘They want their civil war’: Far-right ‘boogaloo’ militants are embedded in the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis | Raw Story — Read on http://www.rawstory.com/2020/05/they-want-their-civil-war-far-right-boogaloo-militants-embedded-themselves-in-the-george-floyd-protests-in-minneapolis/amp/ ______________________ OTHER RESOURCES: Bing Search "Proud Boys (News)" Accelerating the boogaloo From Then to Now: How to Make Sense of the Radical Gun-Packing Protestors in VA & MI

Thread by @DavidNeiwert: 1) A thread about Sarah Palin, who in many ways was the key figure in the transformation of the Republican Party into the know-nothing, anti…

Thread by @DavidNeiwert: 1) A thread about Sarah Palin, who in many ways was the key figure in the transformation of the Republican Party intnothing, anti-science, conspiracy-theory-loving, cultishly authoritarian Party of Trump it is today. W/ video. 2)… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1263271502536822784.html

Rep. Matt Shea Promotes Group Training Child Soldiers for Holy War – Slog – The Stranger

On Wednesday the Spokesman-Review and the Guardian published an update on Rep. Matt Shea's relationship to right wing extremist groups who are actively preparing for holy war. Shea is a Republican state representative in Spokane Valley who wants to secede from Washington in order to found a new Christian theocracy called Liberty, and who believes …

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Princeton professor: ‘We are in a cold civil war’ | TheHill

Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr., responding on Sunday to the shooting deaths of at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas, said the U.S. is in the midst of a “cold civil war.” — Read on thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/456111-princeton-professor-we-are-in-a-cold-civil-war