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[-] HLMenckenFan 89 points 8 months ago

This is blatantly unconstitutional.

[-] SinningStromgald 108 points 8 months ago

That's pretty much the Republican party at this point. Project 2025 either convinces you the Republicans are going to far and avoid them like the plague or it speaks to all your petty fears and hates convincing you that only the Republicans are the party for you.

[-] [email protected] 62 points 8 months ago

The real problem, in my experience, is the large number of people. from all over the political spectrum, who will say, "Oh, that's not what the party wants, that's not what the politicians will do, it's just some people saying things." and just like, NO THEY REALLY DO WANT TO LINE ME AND HALF THE PEOPLE I KNOW UP AGAINST THE WALL AND SHOOT US DEAD, really seriously truly they do.

[-] captainlezbian 28 points 8 months ago

And even if they don’t it’s what they’ll try to do. I heard that exact statement about overturning roe for my entire life

[-] [email protected] 13 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

It's "surely they won't actually do those things..." to, "well, it's still better than being a Democrat" then vote for them giddily.

[-] [email protected] 22 points 8 months ago

That's pretty much the Republican party at this point.

And then they use the very same taxpayer dollars they're supposedly so concerned about to defend the inevitable lawsuits.

[-] RobertOwnageJunior 7 points 8 months ago

In Germany we had the NPD (now we have AfD), in the USA ypu have the Republican Party!

[-] CharlesDarwin 1 points 8 months ago

The fact of the matter is that it's been the Republican party for decades, at least. It's just now, with donnie Bin Laden and those who now feel emboldened because of him, the mask is off.

It's now very difficult for the corporate bothsiderist "liberal media" to pretend otherwise - though they sure do continue to try...

[-] eran_morad 32 points 8 months ago

Brought to you by the traitor cunts who want to install fucking trump as dictator.

[-] [email protected] 21 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Is it? What would ~~Thomas Clarence~~ Clarence Thomas say? What about Sam Alito? Because that's who they'll be asking if it's illegal or not.

I once had a philosophy professor that said "The only black person in America that hates other black people is ~~Thomas Clarence~~Clarence Thomas." And, aside from the fact that Candace Owens exists, Clarence is one of the most far right...errr...injustices on the court.

[-] rezifon 13 points 8 months ago

You know your criticism of Justice Thomas would be a lot more compelling if you knew his name.

[-] [email protected] 30 points 8 months ago

The real problem is I'm drunk. So....yeah

[-] [email protected] 1 points 8 months ago

Problem? Sounds like the solution to me

[-] [email protected] 1 points 8 months ago

I think I need another solution.

[-] PostmodernPythia 5 points 8 months ago

That has not stopped the right before.

[-] bluestribute 3 points 8 months ago

Unless it's being used to protect school shooters, why would Republicans care about the constitution?

[-] CharlesDarwin 1 points 8 months ago

Since when has the right ever (really) cared about that?

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[-] foggy 56 points 8 months ago

Wait wait, all pornographers??

yes has a very successful history good luck let me know how it goes yes okay have a good evening thank you

[-] [email protected] 22 points 8 months ago

They hope that this is generic enough to appeal to mom and pop voters. ‘Finally someone’s taking it to those..checks notes, pornographers. Yes Raphael Cruz is my man.

[-] [email protected] 12 points 8 months ago

Yeah, sounds like the GOP just made their bed lol

[-] [email protected] 9 points 8 months ago

Prohibition part 2, pornographic boogaloo

[-] Hackerman_uwu 1 points 8 months ago

Boogaloo Nights actually rolls off pretty well.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 8 months ago

good luck getting pr0n off the net

[-] [email protected] 54 points 8 months ago

This headline had me guessing wether it's about the US or some middle east state

[-] stevedidWHAT 21 points 8 months ago

It’s really just any conservative country that doesn’t believe in progress, change or reform. Just hateful people really. The good news is they’re reeeeeally easy to pick out so that’s nice at least

[-] [email protected] 3 points 8 months ago

Bill I really think it's time we form a committee to discuss ways to punish people whose life circumstances aren't described in the bible!

[-] stevedidWHAT 2 points 8 months ago

Literally lmao

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[-] Burn_The_Right 42 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

It's not "far-right" if all conservatives are voting for this shit. These people aren't "the fringes" of their party. They are their party.

Conservatives are vile sub-humans who seek to oppress and harm the vulnerable. They genuinely delight in the misery of others. Every act of bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, xenophobia, transphobia, and antisemitism comes from conservatives. They are not "the extremists" of their group. They are their group.

Teach your children why we don't do business or keep relationships with conservatives. Marginalize hate by marginalizing the hate group.

[-] TechyDad 6 points 8 months ago

The problem is that the Republican party isn't a "center-right" party anymore (if they ever were). They are now a far right party. In the past, Republicans would give dogwhistle support to far right causes, but would moderate their stances to get widespread public support. Now, Republicans have decided that there's no need to moderate. Instead, they'll simply remove democracy so that they can remain in power no matter how unpopular their views.

[-] [email protected] 38 points 8 months ago

Philip Wallach of the American Enterprise Institute called the visioning effort an “authoritarian fantasy.”

When the center-right is like "slow down, too far crazy right", you know it's bad.

[-] [email protected] 10 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

I think the center right is more like "Don't say it out loud yet, we don't have enough public support."

When it comes to Republicans, I don't think there's actually a divide between moderates and radicals. There are the people who want to impose a Handmaid's Tale authoritarian theocracy right away. Then there are the people who also want a Handmaid's Tale authoritarian theocracy but think they don't have enough public support for revolution and want to gradually move America further to the right by taking over school boards and sabotaging liberal public institutions and so on. The destination is the same, only the strategy differs.

[-] [email protected] 20 points 8 months ago

Poilievre will be bringing this to Canada if he gets the opportunity.

[-] Gradually_Adjusting 18 points 8 months ago

Silver lining, maybe people will ask why I emigrated less often.

[-] CoolMatt 10 points 8 months ago

Why did you emigrate less often?

[-] Gradually_Adjusting 5 points 8 months ago

Cause it costa lodda money

[-] [email protected] 11 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Title suck, it's not happening right now but rather what Republicans are gearing up for.

The far-right wish list is part of the Heritage Foundation’s Project 2025, laying out policy positions for the next Republican president, and led by a cadre of former Trump administration officials.

Right wing thinkers are circulating a chilling 920 page blueprint for the next President to declare the mere existence of trans people pornographic. These are not cranks, this is the Republican policy establishment. pic.twitter.com/ZU1jqCKIgC
— Ari Drennen (@AriDrennen) September 7, 2023

[-] ChonkyOwlbear 17 points 8 months ago

The Heritage Foundation is a terrorist organization.

[-] Vorticity 15 points 8 months ago

The title didn't day it is happening right now. It said that is what is on their "vision board".

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[-] Dick_Justice 7 points 8 months ago
[-] TechyDad 7 points 8 months ago

It would also define anything "transgender related" (and possibly anything LGBTQ related in general) as pornography.

"Jimmy decided that he really was a woman and so traditioned to being called Tina and used she/her pronouns." According to their vision board, this would be deemed pornography and I would be arrested for having written it.

Obviously, it's not porn, but they are combining their hatred of porn (at least public hatred of it) with their hatred of LGBTQ and want to make both criminal offenses.

[-] captainlezbian 6 points 8 months ago

These people seem to need a quick trip with some hemp

[-] CharlesDarwin 2 points 8 months ago

There should be a LOT more discussion about Project 2025.

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