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October 20, 2018

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PiperPaul

I'd add the adjective, "insincere" myself.

John D

Sydne

Naturally.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Designated Victim Group status.

While we are on the subject;

Our social media is currently ran[sic] by 1 very part-time Black queer NB person...

Part time employee, part time queer and/or NB, sometimes identifies as black, sometimes some other color ? Any or all of the above ? I am sure it is racist/homo/trans/xeno/islamo/__________phobic and cisheteropatriarchal of me to suggest they slip an English I class in somewhere among the Angry & Useless courses.

Further, I denounce the cultural appropriation of MasonDixonism by the use of "y'all" and of Grouchoism yet again.

Rafi

Extra point for use of 'gargling'.

[+]

Crabs in a bucket.

Robert of Ottawa

After "Sydne" graduates, she can make a good living as some sort of non-bunary prostitute.

Joan

she admits, or rather boasts, “I don’t know what I'm going to do… after I graduate.”

Continue being a useless antisocial parasite?

PiperPaul

"bunary"

Is that where dedicated religious people design new bread things?

David

Continue being a useless antisocial parasite?

Again, if you want to understand ostentatious wokeness, it helps if you look at the kinds of personalities it attracts and the kinds of behaviour it excuses and encourages.

PiperPaul

"if you want to understand ostentatious wokeness, it helps if you look at the kinds of personalities it attracts and the kinds of behaviour it excuses and encourages"

And yet, somehow, the so-called mainstream media hasn't caught on to this extremely interesting sociological phenomenon.

Amazing.

Ten

We need to do better.

Public appeals to our god make us real.

Boatswain's Mate

(Ugh) Good morning.

I'm with Farnsworth. I insist that you non-Southerners cease and desist from using our second-person plural pronoun contraction. Muh pronouns and all that.

(Scratching head, wondering why real life doesn't have an associate vice administrator for complaining to about micro-nothings.)

ComputerLabRat

oh good lord so much idiocy to process before coffee.

EM tried to raise the stakes in Victim Poker, and people actually called them on it. That kind of surprised me, but then, it probably shouldn't have.

Crabs all the way down.

Ugggggg

Pst314

She doesn’t look the type.

More painted-on eyebrows.

Ten

I've been writing my little heart out about Oklahoma politics and history, indigenous knowledge, history, and resistance, and many other topics. I'm here because I want to keep writing about those things.

My alternative views, regardless of possible slant or bias, shall placemark a truer history. You shall listen to them. Probably, past some point on the arc, you shall also be subject to them.

--

The thundering pall of us normies bulldozing 150 year old native history under the wheels of trade and progress aside, the kernel of radicalism remains its inevitable force. Even if only tacit and implied at first, eventually the damn thing becomes For Your Own Good and from there, anything goes. Policy. Intolerance. Compliance. Violence.

I've done a lot of things, like jump fences, drop banners, chase councils out of buildings

How this mentality does not correctly define religion escapes me, and not civilization-enriching religion. This is the dark triad of religious psychology, so to put it.

sH2

Unpaid content theft

LOL

David

Unpaid content theft

What’s the going rate for a 43-word tweet that is itself a wholesale regurgitation of conceits aired repeatedly, indeed endlessly, in Everyday Feminism?

David

More painted-on eyebrows.

Ms Rain also gives make-up tips. Which, on reflection, are possibly of more value than her political insights.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Oklahoma politics and history, indigenous knowledge, history, and resistance...

History is so nice she writes about it twice, but seeing as how Oklahoma has always been a big ranching state, the ristance history is summed up in the famous song, "Ohm on the Range".

Ms Rain also gives make-up tips.

I wonder why she is wearing a shirt with a profile of Ronald Reagan.

David

I wonder why she is wearing a shirt with a profile of Ronald Reagan.

This is a young woman who rails against “the coloniser” and claims that the construction of a pipeline constitutes “genocide,” and who romanticises the “old ways” of “indigenous” existence – all that “sacred fire” - while doing her make-up on YouTube.

I’m not sure that pondering her choices is a wise use of one’s time.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

...who romanticises the “old ways” of “indigenous” existence...

we can't be ourselves anymore. we can't do what's right for our grandmother Earth and future generations, bc the government made it illegal

Yeah, I am not sure she could fit that king size bed in a typical wigwam or that the sacred fire has enough wifi bandwidth for both her laptop and whatever computer she was doing her video with, not that she would have time for the latter between being pregnant, sewing skins, grinding the corn for the evening mush, and dying at age 30.

No worries though, it appears there is a cure.

my paypal link is here. https: // www.paypal.me/sydnerain y'all can at least pay me for bleeding out on the internet because of genocide i guess

Genocidal colonizers designer makeup cost many pelts, need paleface wampum.

R. Sherman

Once again, I blundered in the rabbit hole of EF and discovered a course on "Afrosexuality" and "de-stigmatizing" sexual pleasure. The latter contained this sentence:

But for most people, candid conversations about pleasure – with our sexual partners, friends, or healthcare providers – are few and far between.

I assume the writer means conversations between/among the listed people and not pleasure, but it's EF so who the hell knows?

David

I assume the writer means conversations between/among the listed people and not pleasure,

Oh, I dunno. Being pleasured by your healthcare provider… there must be a website for people into that.

Rafi

Genocidal colonizers designer makeup cost many pelts, need paleface wampum.

Barkeep, an ale for Mr Muldoon.

David

One Campari spritzer coming up.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Miss Rain seemed like such a nice young lady.

I love being a philosophy student because the only materials I need to bring to class are a fancy pen to spin in my hands and distract me, a black coffee, and a shitty attitude

Oh well, no one can deny her her mastery of that.

...but it's EF so who the hell knows?

Given that it is EF, I imagine the "healthcare providers" are shrinks, so there are ethical considerations about pleasure with them. I know, it is EF, who am I kidding, right ?

David

and a shitty attitude

That, I think, is the key. The rest is window dressing.

WTP

Being pleasured by your healthcare provider

I imagine the D’s are working on fitting that into their next HC fix. Think about it. A place where you could go to get sexual pleasue for “free”. It is something we all “need” to be healthy, is it not? Why, it’s damn near a human right when you think about it. Swear to God, I don’t know if I’m awkwardly kidding, being ridiculously stupid, or very prescient. And that would be a smart people thing, right? The prescient stuff?

Goodwin Sands

She needs to take a leaf from Lily von Schtupp. She was tired too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uai7M4RpoLU

bgates

Unpaid content theft

A great name for a band, esp because of the potential for guilt-induced reduction of piracy. But if her point is that she deserves payment because something she posted on her account on Twitter (owned by leftist scumbag Jack Dorsey, net worth $5.3 billion) was later posted on EF's account on Twitter (ibid), I'd like to suggest they unite against the common enemy. It shouldn't be much of a stretch, because the villain I have in mind is a straight white male capitalist American billionaire.

WTP
I love being a philosophy student because the only materials I need to bring to class are a fancy pen to spin in my hands and distract me, a black coffee, and a shitty attitude

Ye gads, maybe this is just another troll. It’s like she’s actually living the old joke:

The chair of the physics department goes to the provost for the annual budget review. "I've got some good news and some bad news. The good news is we have a lot of exciting things going on in the department - some potential Noble-prize winning stuff. The bad news is we need a new particle accelerator which will cost $10M."

The Provost is shocked. "That is a lot of money. It is incredible to me how different departments need different things. Why can't you be more like the math department? They only want Paper, Pencils and wastebaskets. And the philosophy department doesn't even want the wastebaskets..."

O

Adam

A fancy pen, black coffee, and a shitty attitude?

You mean we could have done without all those boring Dialogues and Essays and Treatises if Starbucks had been invented a couple of millenia ago?

It looks increasingly like it was not just the USA that was illegitimately founded but the entire Western world since Plato.

Curse you, Howard Schultz! You were born too late.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

The rest is window dressing.

It must be.

I can't help but to notice that for all her lamenting about the evils of the faceless genocidal colonizers and the woe it has brought upon "her people", she still is parked in the Great White Father's university studying a generally useless genocidal colonizer subject, and hasn't thrown her laptop, cell phone, fancy firewater and cheese, and make up in the trash and hauled her ass off to the 2,000 square miles of the Osage Reservation right there in Oklahoma. With a population density of about 3 person/sq. mile I am sure she could find a spot to set up shop and begin subsistence farming and rodent hunting.

Not that I am implying she is either a poseur or hypocrite, nosireebob.

David

With a population density of about 3 person/sq. mile I am sure she could find a spot to set up shop and begin subsistence farming and rodent hunting.

I’d imagine the beadwork is diverting as a hobby, or as some ruse of exotic authenticity, like peddling tat to the tourists; but less so if it’s how you’re expected to survive, in between pregnancies and tending the “sacred fire.” Still, I suppose someone has to peddle the fantasy of noble, faultless natives, whose medicinal pebbles and feathers were invariably effective, and to whom hunger, disease and strife were entirely unknown until the arrival of The Great White Satan.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Swear to God, I don’t know if I’m awkwardly kidding, being ridiculously stupid, or very prescient.

A few years behind the times, it seems.

The Netherlands is known for its social subsidies on everything from education to housing, but it's also subsidizing sex for the disabled. With prostitution legalized in the country, the government is boosting both the domestic sex economy and the intimate endeavors of its disabled citizens. Put simply, sex is increasingly characterized as a right everyone should be able to enjoy.

Here in the US&A hookers have been adding their learned opinions.

R. Sherman

Re: The Osage

Let's not forget, they wound up leasing quite a bit of that reservation for development of . . . wait for it . . . the nascent petroleum industry, which by the 1920s made them some of the richest people in the U.S. Let's just say, the Osage know how to suckle at the teats of Mother Earth.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Let's just say, the Osage know how to suckle at the teats of Mother Earth.

Easy there, can't disrupt Teh Narrartive™ or you'll have a tribe of NPCs swarming you at restaurants.

Steve E

Considering the lack of camels on the Osage Reservation, one must wonder if Wild Armadillo Fat has the same nutritional benefits as Wild Camel Hump Fat. If so, there's the job opportunity Ms Sydne is looking for.

R. Sherman

I know we've been talking about the Osage, but it appears Sydne is a registered member of the Creek Nation. Her invocation of "genocide angst" is rather rich, given that the Creeks owned slaves and a substantial number of them fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, riding with Confederate General Cherokee Stand Watie's cavalry division. Perhaps that explains her subconscious animus toward the black social media manager of EF.

(Playing the identity politics card game can be a lot of fun if you know which cards to play.)

Farnsworth M Muldoon

... but it appears Sydne is a registered member of the Creek Nation.

I suggested the Osage reservation because she had been whining about no native land in Oklahoma, but no matter, she can haul her ass to the Poarch Creek Reservation in Florida and wrassle alligators or raise racing dogs, or, as the Creek are Muskogee, get in on the sweet casino action in Biloxi or Tunica - maybe sell her bead work there.

R. Shermlaw

I suggested the Osage reservation because she had been whining about no native land in Oklahoma.

But the Muscogee (Creek) have their own plot of ground in Oklahoma. What do you have against the Osage, Farnsworth? < / tongue-in-cheek >

More fun facts about the Muscogee: Evidently, post Civil War, the U.S. required the tribe to free its slaves to remain in good standing. May of these Freedmen became registered members of the tribe until the 1970s or so when they were tossed from the tribe. (There's still a lawsuit about it.)

If I were a Twitter troll, I'd start poking Sydne about those inconvenient truths. But that would limit my time in this joint, and we can't have that.

Pogonip

What is it with these fool girls and their nose rings and Heian eyebrows?

At least she’s not white. Stupid spoiled white women are so ubiquitous they’re boring (sorry, Laurie).

Farnsworth M Muldoon

...Heian eyebrows...

Given the clown nature, Grouchoian, not Heian, and stupid spoiled WOC are not exactly as rare as genuine surviving Romanovs...

Gregoryno6

Sydne - because her parents were too poor to afford all six letters.

Pogonip

I bet they could have got a discount if they’d spelled “Sidney” correctly.

Hal

I’m not sure that pondering her choices is a wise use of one’s time.

No refunds. Credit note only.

Alice

You see, quoting someone’s tweet, favourably, is, it says here, “causing harm.”

Do these people have full-time carers?

David

Do these people have full-time carers?

Someone once linked to this blog, approving of something I’d written. I’m still coping with the psychological and material trauma of it all. See? My hands still shake.

Rob

Unpaid content theft

It is remarkable how quickly collectivists rediscover the twin concepts of private property and money when it suits them.

David

It is remarkable how quickly collectivists rediscover the twin concepts of private property and money when it suits them.

Note too the conceit that regurgitating standard identity-politics tropes, the kind of “emotional labour” vanities found throughout the Clown Quarter, somehow constitutes profound and original thought, something one can claim ownership of, and thereby demand royalties. As if these were Ms Rain’s own ideas, generated by her own mighty brain. And not the flatulent default of her chosen environment, and mouthed on every elite campus and in the pages of the New York Times.

Ruth

"Yes Sydne is actually looking down her nose at you"

Actual LOL

David

Actual LOL

See also Aisha Mirza, a Guardian contributor who insists that living among “WHITE PPL” is worse than being mugged. Because, unlike Ms Mirza, all white people are terribly racist.

And remember, these are the selfies they’ve chosen as best expressing their inner depth.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

See also Aisha Mirza...

Of the two options, not with someone else's, as the saying goes, but I digress.

i am a writer and counselor from east london, living in brooklyn, new york.

I am sure it has been said, but it is amazing how these "POCs" who cannot stand wypipo or to live amongst them continue to do so (Brooklyn, I doubt she is in Bed-Stuy) and never decamp to some place like Tehran, Islamabad, or Kinshasa where wypipo are few and very unlikely to give them the shpilkes and existential angst.

It is almost as if their tales of woe are complete fabrications, but she does have a paypal if you are suffering from White Guilt™. Maybe she'll use the money for a razor or laser depilitation and she won't be so angry all the time.

Spiny Norman

Somewhat off topic, and I may have asked this before, but when did The Spectator become so "socialist elite"? Or, in currently-popular vernacular, when did they become "woke"? I click on links to it, and it's as if I'm reading overtly left-wing US publications like the New Republic, or The Atlantic, or an even more stuffy, self-absorbed Huffington Post.

Spiny Norman

WTP

Think about it. A place where you could go to get sexual pleasue for “free”. It is something we all “need” to be healthy, is it not?

Nothing new, actually. True story: new-fangled electric vibrators were originally touted as a miraculous cure for Hysteria - in the hands of a professional physician, of course. Lovely young Bridget Fonda being "cured" in The Road to Wellville was, umm... surprisingly titillating.

MC

@Farnsworth, you got me looking at her website. There's an awful lot of random wibbling on there!

I looked at the first thing that came up in 'writing', it contains gems like:

Last night I had a dream that I had sex with four hot dogs wrapped together and I have been depressed since I woke up.

Stress is choosing not to love white people or men and being punished anyway.

Although I confess I rather liked this line: It’s the end of 2017 and I live in an apartment with a train outside my window and feel uncomfortable about my tits in approximately 40 percent of my shirts, but I don’t think those things are connected.

Trevor

Last night I had a dream that I had sex with four hot dogs wrapped together and I have been depressed since I woke up.

She should go easy on the mustard next time.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

She should go easy on the mustard next time.

Fortunately she also didn't dream of spreading mustard with these deadly devices.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

A) I don't think she really thought this through, not that it makes a lot of sense anyway. (N.B., possibly NSFW for language, use at your own risk)

B) The authoress is not a well person.

WTP

these deadly devices

When I worked at Lockheed, butter knives were verboten. I was once responsible for an email to the staff because I brought one to apot luck lunch to use to cut/serve a pie.

Adam

I totally get Sydne's rage. She worked extra hard on her tweet. Then to have someone comment on it is piggybacking (no actual pigs were abused) on her extremely tough labor. So pay up. Then shut up.

Daniel Ream

The authoress is not a well person.

Most of these posts do reduce to that.

HarvardR

"I’d imagine the beadwork is diverting as a hobby, or as some ruse of exotic authenticity, like peddling tat to the tourists; but less so if it’s how you’re expected to survive, in between pregnancies and tending the “sacred fire.”"

Any bets that the beadwork container has "Made In China" stamped on the back? Totes authentico....

Pogonip

Hair is a vital source of empowerment.

https://everydayfeminism.com/2015/09/dont-touch-black-womens-hair/

The things I learn from that font of wisdom, Everyday Feminism.

(The author of the article doesn’t have to worry about me. I have somehow managed to go for 59 years without once wanting to touch a black person’s hair.)

Boatswain's Mate

I have somehow managed to go for 59 years without once wanting to touch a black person’s hair.

Especially not during that jehri curl craze of the late 80s-early 90s.

https://goo.gl/images/RgtEkd

jones

She must be an absolutely tortured soul. Deserving of sympathy on one level but difficult to excuse given the resulting sadistic torturing of others as a result.

I mean this sincerely.

Bill de Haan

EM tried to raise the stakes in Victim Poker, and people actually called them on it.

I'm actually starting to see more of this. Maybe it's due to that study that recently mentioned that 80% of Americans consider political correctness to be negative and damaging; people seem to be calling it out more.

This, of course, is making the wokelings dig in their heels and become even more fragile about what they will hyperventilate.

Assuming this link thingee works, here's an exchange where someone is accused of "appropriating" vegan culture (such as it is), and the response is a highly appropriate "I'm just eating food, you moron":

Link thingee

FlynPigRanch

It's pronounced Side Knee

Farnsworth M Muldoon

...Link thingee...

You are basically admitting to appropriating us and stealing what we need...

Every night he dons his ghille suit and NVGS, armed only with his sharpened Spetsnaz entrenching tool, breaks into the Peoples Vegan Tofu Collective Warehouse #8 "Glory of Lenin", and carves of a hunk of that sweet, sweet tofu with little care that he is taking food from the mouths of vegan babies, or that there is a Tofu Supply Crisis and rationing caused by the years of reckless tofu Gaia rape mining that has lead to these dark days of Peak Tofu.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

The absolute state of the left today, Trump vs. Hitler.

Hitler, of course.

Hitler was faithful to his wife...

We'll just kind of ignore that whole "poisoned her dead the next day" thing.

WTP

Hitler, of course

We’ve heard from Titiana before. Most likely satire. But who can tell in these “modern” times?

https://www.reddit.com/r/Drama/comments/9834mt/twitter_satire_account_titania_mcgrath_claims/

prm

@Farnsworth - it's worth keeping an eye on Titania. She's not the Blessed Elfwick but she's not half bad.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

...it's worth keeping an eye on Titania.

Yes, Titania is parody, @BruceBartlett is not.

WTP

@BruceBartlett is not.

True. The OT sounded familiar so I only researched that far. Bartlett himself is a disgrace which only shows how deep the rot goes. So much wrong in that one tweet of his that it's almost wrong to single out one part of it for being wrong, yet I'm amused by the idea that Hitler is better than Trump because Hitler wrote a book without a ghostwriter...which itself is potentially a whole other can of worms because Rudolph Hess...but I digress. So if someone has never written a book at all, does that make them worse than Hitler as well? Of course this from a guy who argued that because the Church of Scientology advocated a national sales tax, the proposed Fair Tax was a tool of the Scientologists. The logic, it burns. And on top of that, as of just now I won't be able to read the acronym WTH anymore without a part of my brain translating that into Worse Than Hitler. Just thought I'd share that last mundane thought.

Bill de Haan

Tofu Supply Crisis

Yes it's very important to be sure that it is cruelty-free tofu.

And yes, that's based on an exchange I actually overheard in a local Whole Foods (I go there for a spicy peri-peri no one else has, don't judge), as a very earnest wokeling was actually quite concerned her tofu might have been abused during, uh, growing. The sales droid was very delicately trying to explain to her that, you know, tofu isn't actually an animal...

Bill de Haan

which itself is potentially a whole other can of worms because Rudolph Hess

Ah, yes, Rudolph Hess. The only person in the world who literally had the job title of grammar Nazi.

Hal

. . . . the job title of grammar Nazi.

One afternoon, Bobby's elementary school teacher turns up at the door.

Good afternoon, Bobby, is your mother home?

She ain't here.

Why, Bobby!!! Where's your grammar???

She ain't here neither.

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