Common Sense…Coming back?

I saw all these news article at different times, and was going to write them individually. However, I decided to do it, in one post. Lets face it, I am preaching to the converted. It was so lovely to read these articles. I’m going to write a little about each one though.

A psychiatry researcher who taught his students depression was caused by a ‘chemical imbalance’ in the brain says everything he thought he knew about SSRIs is wrong (msn.com)

This was so interesting to read, I was ready that the majority of it would be all anti-anxiety/depression is bad. It’s all bad. It’s not. It’s a really well thought out written article. The researcher just wrote about how they didn’t really work for him. Coming off of them helped him feel better, and he wrote more about to look outside the western medication. Which is fine with me. He did say, that they do work for some people, just not for him.

Jon Stewart Nails Arkansas AG On Ban Of Gender-Affirming Care For Trans Youth (msn.com)

Jon Stewart tackles transgender rights on the season premiere of “The Problem with Jon Stewart” – LGBTQ Nation

Do I need to say that much about the two article above.

The Next ‘Karen’ Who Makes a Racist 911 Call Might Get Arrested (msn.com)

I was so happy to hear this. I have no idea how that was not a crime? Surely that would be wasting police time? Is it just an American thing? Did the police just not care? Something needed to happen and change in that situation.

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I know what I said

Sometimes you cannot ignore the news. This would be one of these times.

Two more children forced to travel out of Ohio for abortions after being raped, records show

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While DeSantis was flying legal asylum seekers to Martha’s Vineyard, business owners in his state were struggling for workers

I am starting to realise that a lot of “news” today is just lazy writing really. It’s only been a week, and nearly every single “news” or media outlet were attacking Harry and Meghan, again.

When you read a good article

I love it when you come by a good article, and you can see yourself so much in it.

“White Psychodrama” and the culture wars: A self-reinforcing cycle, going nowhere

Émile P. Torres – 20h ago

Firstly, I don’t buy into the “culture wars”, I get it gets people to read an article. I hate it when it’s written like that though. There is no “culture war”, it’s just right vs wrong. There is no “culture” in banning books, banning human beings from being them, banning abortions. That’s not a “culture” that’s just wrong.

I’m just going to post a couple of post quotes from the article. It’s quiet a long article, and it was quiet funny. They allowed comments on there, and all the usual “suspects” aka supressors were saying how bad it was. I started to laugh because I know they had feel “seen” in the article, IF they had read it at all. I don’t agree with some of the article, but most of it.

(1) First, you have the Repenters, who “see the group they identify with as having committed horrible crimes globally and domestically, and they are ever so aware of the ways in which present material conditions generate continued deprivation for black people alongside relative comfort for many white people.” As such, Repenters are wracked by “an overwhelming sense of guilt,” a hard-to-shake feeling that one is blameworthy for having benefited from historical injustices, and for continuing to benefit from the racist systems currently in place.

(2) Next, you have the Repressers. This group is keen on downplaying the importance of race in America. They advocate for a “colorblind” approach to understanding inequality, and are quick to dismiss those who single out skin pigmentation as “playing the race card.” Repressers worry that people are “too easily offended” over “mere” peccadillos like wearing Blackface at Halloween, and suggest that those who whine about such infractions fail to appreciate just how far America has come from the bad old days of slavery and Jim Crow.

(3) The defining difference between these two groups is how they react to this problem. As alluded to above, Repenters react by feeling guilty and trying to assuage this feeling through attitudinal shifts and everyday acts. In contrast, Repressers react by trying to avoid the question of race altogether by suppressing talk of racial differences, which they disparage as “identity politics.”

(4) re Repenters and Repressers willing to do this? No, which is precisely why the Non-Aligned person does not engage in their bickering but, instead, uses what resources they have to investigate alternative solutions focused on reshaping global systems themselves, rather than on tweaking particular components of the system currently in place 

It is a really long article. So I suggest that you do read it.

What I got from the article though, is that we need to change our minds way of thinking and become a more non-aligned movement. The article brought up a few interesting points, like how the Black Panthers wanted to make the police are more community based force. So not “defunding” the police, and not letting them be ruled by one leader, like a Mayor or a political candidate. Instead though, to be watched over by the community. Which I find a really fantastic idea! After they’re all, the police are supposed to protect US. Not serve, who ever meets their political alliance.

I will also say this article, is based off of American life.

Magic Monday

So it’s been a week, since I’ve been pro-actively taking out US news. Every now and then something comes up where you just cannot ignore it. But during the week, as I wrote last week, even after a few days my mindset changed a lot.

I probably spent most of the week, other than working. Just starting to organise stuff, like really clean. Since, my partner and I don’t have children, at the moment. Sometimes I let the cleaning slack off. The toilet, bathroom and kitchen get cleaned a lot. Cause ewww, if I didn’t. But even saying that, I don’t always clean the bathroom cupboard surface.

So when I say organise, I did things like transfer the Christmas stuff into a bigger box. I tend to keep buying things for Christmas, lol. I’ve got things to help me organise the bathrooms better. Chucking out cardboard boxes that aren’t needed. Keeping a couple though, because they will more than likely be needed for Christmas. I am also looking into bathroom organisers and those little hand held vacuum cleaners.

I did a lot of gardening too, it needs to be done. One week I had a hurt leg and the weeds just popped up everywhere. We might have to get a gardener in, cause I can’t handle it with my leg.

What am I learning?

I don’t know people, I don’t know, lol. It’s been an interesting week, just taking away “news” stories, especially from Fox and Sky News, has made life that little more bearable. I am not sure that I’ve really learnt anything this week. I think what has happened though, my brain has been able to think. Which sounds like I don’t think,lol. Taking out the unnecessary “news”, feels like my brain is freeing up. Too think about things a little bit more clearly.

I find that I get so consumed with the stupidity of it all, that I don’t see the good news. But the good news is out there. I totally get it why my brain is so consumed with the negative, but it’s so stupid, lol. You all know what I mean. All the things happening right now, it’s all dumb and unnecessary. Like just shove Trump in jail. If people “rebel” shove them in jail too.

Since trans people are real people and fought for their rights, like all groups who are not white religious straight men and , every human right Law, should be afforded to them, not taken away from them! Like, that’s not even a question too me.

No, one group on this planet can claim “perfection”. If we start punishing people because of one, we all need to be punished.

What I have become more clearer though. One of my problem this week was that I really hurt my leg. It’s an old injury and I had to walk fast through the rain one day and it flared it up. So I couldn’t even do things around the house and I had horrible sleeps, because of the pain. Because it’s not technically a week yet, since I started to want to pro-actively change my mind set. I’m not going to everything I’ve done this week, so far. Probably Monday.

I can feel already a change, just refreshing news stories, and blocking “news” papers/stations from completely pointless, Right Wing “news” people. I am also noticing that if I do ever come across, I am a lot more calm as well. As Right Wingers, tend to say the same things. So when you see what the “news” article is about. You know what to expect, which can be very useful. Sometimes I didn’t even have to read the comments to know what was being said.

The Right and it’s total oddness

This isn’t so much a rant, as it is a “discussion” as to how weird the Right really are, and why it can be difficult to “debate” them. I’ve stopped trying to do it, because they’re so weird, lol. I know why they do it. These days, I just point out the flaws in their original statements and tend to stay away from “debating” them. They don’t do it, lol

This week, I’ve been looking at “news articles” and unfortunately a lot of them these days, you can write comments. And a lot of them are from right wingers with no lives clearly, lol.

Its just been funny, looking and reading them. Mainly because they can be on a topic, and ignore everything about it and call everyone else “deluded” or they go right off topic. You don’t even have to have a debate with them, they just make it difficult to have a conversation with them.

I think the biggest thing I’ve noticed is that they just really don’t care, do they. They are just more interested in telling us what they *think*. I’ve always known this. Just not really going into “fight with them”. Reading what they’re writing.

They don’t care about the fetus, the babies, the women, the millennials and the elderly being able to get a job. I doubt that they even care about God. They just want it all their own way. Which is impossible. They are never going to compromise, unless they are made too.

And I’m out…For now…

I cant do it anymore folks. Watching what’s happening in America, it’s too much.

I am of the thought that until we know what’s definitely happening with Trump, I don’t want to read anymore news about it. I will always fight against Trump and Trump Supporters. I just can’t read the news about it anymore.

It wont be that hard to fight against Trump Supporters anyway, they don’t know what they’re talking about most of the time anyway, lol. I’m tired of Republican’s, I am tired of Texas especially, I am tired of the Supreme Court “Judges”. They’re nuts. America will absolutely be doomed, if they’re allowed to continue.

I had to take the decision after, reading one article about a Librarian taking away all the YA books. I was annoyed at the Librarian, but then the next article I read was about this Texan YouTuber saying he was going to kill ANY teacher. Who would dare talk their child about LGBT matters. Suddenly I got why the Librarian was probably taking down the books. They clearly have no problem with violence. That is terrifying!

Then I listened to a podcast with an Australian Comedian, Toom Gleeson. He was talking about how he went over to bring entertainment to the troops, serving. He said that for the “Land of the Free”, when he went to entertain the American Troops. There was a long list of things he couldn’t joke about. All the others, the Australians, the British ect, he could joke about whatever. But America, was a no no.

You cannot be in a world and not able to laugh at yourself. You cannot heal, if you cannot accept what’s wrong.

I’m not sure how long my brain could go on, seeing bad news after bad news, after bad news. I have no intention of not speaking up if I encounter a TS or a religious extremist. I’m just not going to go and look for it. I’m going to refresh my feed. I just don’t want too know until something actually happens. I’m going to be honest, Americans Left, don’t seem to be much better. It’s just that they’re more socially “aware”. The whole “I’m not voting unless my favourite gets is” is just utterly ridiculous.

Its just too crazy. I will say though, the lovely people I’ve met here, please seriously consider moving here! I am not even joking! ❤ Come here and see how wonderful the world can be.

Poll Finds Most Americans Agree MAGA Movement Threatens Democracy–Including A Surprising Number Of Republicans

Of course! The problem isn’t the people, it’s the politicians and judges, and the media, who have nothing to do with the people! The people voted Biden in, didn’t they! 80% of Americans support abortions as well. It’s not the people with the problem. It’s the very loud, Right wing minority. Supported by very anti-social media CEO’S

We are a grumpy lot, lol

I am the first to admit that I tend to get grumpier these days, but it’s all over totally legit reasons, lol

I don’t know (obviously) if your computers have the same thing that my personal and work computer do. On the taskbar below, we have a weather things and when you hoover over it, it shows a lot of different news stories.

Well, the public can react to these new stories, and while I understand that a lot of media is either Murdoch controlled, or a lot is just bad/lazy journalism. Gee, a lot of good stories makes people angry. Maybe that’s part of the problem, people who have all this time on their hands, can’t see a good news story for being happy.

Some stories I’ve seen angry faces too:

A penguin protector retiring – The main complaint, anti-climate people.

Starlink Satellites – People complaining about the Scientist’s and astrologers, rightly, issuing warning’s about these Starlink Satellites. These satellites may help with out internet connections, but they’re run by people like Elon Musk. So they’re not necessarily climate safe, and they hide actual stars.

I think what gets me, is that when I see the actual reasons that these “people” are angry. It isn’t ever because, you know, the satellites are hiding actual stars. They’re angry at the Scientist and the Astrologists for correctly pointing out the issues.

And I am not even kidding, there were a lot of angry faces at Bridal trends since the 40’s.

Some nice things…

My topics this week, have been pretty intense this week and the annoying thing is, I am feeling really well. Apart from the anxiety attack I had last Thursday at work, I’ve actually been surprisingly well.

Let’s bring it down a notch, and talk about some positive things for this week:

  • As I mentioned earlier in the week, despite the transphobia throughout the UK. Despite Brexit, despite the BBC and the Tories. At least 4 people elected were trans people, and the people who were overtly transphobic lost their seats.
  • I can’t tell a lie, I have no problem with the public showing up to the SC’ houses. After the SC’s want to take THE PEOPLE’s privacy away. Give them a taste of their own medicine.
  • I know now how to handle my anxiety at work, if it should happen. Got my bags I take to work, all prepared!
  • Although it is kind of sad, it’s nice to see that Rowling is running out of options. She can’t keep attacking trans people the way she wants.
  • My partner helped me make dinner, lol
  • The new Dr for Doctor Who has been announced =D
  • I purchased all these with my birthday money =D

This:

I say this with a lot of “love”.

TERFs are completely and utterly nuts and insane.

I just got a violation for saying you’re either trans or cis, which is a fact. I’m not even sure how it’s hateful. While Rowling is allowed to sell and advertise actual anti-trans merchandise? It’s getting weird out there folks!

http://chng.it/Ht6TLcV2Jz

I am not shocked by this article and what is written. I am shocked though, that some one allowed this be published, in the UK!. After all it puts their precious delicate white Queen TERF Rose, in a bad light.

JKRowling anti-trans rhetoric

Oh, and in the world of the Land Down Under. Facebook restricts Australians from sharing or viewing news content while Google strikes deal with News Corp.

#FacebookAustralia, you will probably only get this if you’re Australian.