Thanos

Trans Eraser


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Donald Trump is a bigot, but I don’t believe he actually hates the LGBTQ community. I think he just doesn’t care and will throw them out to make his base happy. Beating up on that community especially makes the Christian Right happy. The Evangelical community is very enthusiastic when they’re not acting like Christians. At any rate, Trump is not a friend to LGBTQ or anyone who needs civil rights protection.

The Trump administration is considering rolling back Obama policies offering recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law. They’re seeking to narrowly define gender as a “biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.”

The Obama administration loosened the concept of gender in federal programs, which included education and health care, recognizing gender largely as an individual’s choice and not determined by the sex assigned at birth. This set up battles over who can use which bathrooms in North Carolina, which is ridiculous. The only bathrooms we should be afraid of are at truck stops and rest areas.

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that bans gender discrimination in education programs that receive government financial assistance. Trump’s Health and Human Services Department is seeking to restore that discrimination.

For people who argue that the government should stay out of our lives, they’re all about it telling people what sex they are. This is an attack on an estimated 1.4 million Americans.

Transgender people are terrified, and they should be. Alarms should go off anytime civil rights protections are being removed from a group, especially by someone who considers himself a nationalist. After the announcement, transgender people took to social media to post photographs of themselves with the hashtag #WontBeErased. That’s exactly what the Trump administration is trying to do to them.

The Trump administration is really good at erasing, whether it’s transgenders, immigrant families, voting rights, facts, logic, or evidence. This may possibly be the most hateful administration since Woodrow Wilson.

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Ayatollah Thanos


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Did Thanos kill you?

Warning: This cartoon may contain spoilers. What? You already read it? Sorry.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a presentation this week claiming that his nation’s intelligence network has lifted documents proving Iran has lied about its ability to build a nuclear weapon. The problem with his presentation is that we already know that.

Yeah, Iran lied, but the international community took that into account when it negotiated the deal with Iran that prevents it from building a nuclear weapon. If anything, Netanyahu gave further reasons for Donald Trump not to pull the United States out of the deal. If Iran has the technology and knowledge to build a nuclear weapon, then why kill a deal they haven’t violated that prevents them from building a weapon?

The International Atomic Energy Agency issued a statement this week saying Iran hasn’t been active since 2009 in developing a nuclear weapon. U.S. intelligence, which Trump ignores, agrees. The problem here is that proven liar Trump listens to other proven liars like Netanyahu, Sean Hannity, and Fox & Friends.

The only reason Trump wants to kill the Iran deal is that it undoes Obama’s legacy. Trump is clamoring for a Nobel Peace Prize because Kim Jong Un has winked at him, but calls a deal that actually prevents a rogue nation from building nukes stupid.

Netanyahu made his presentation for an audience of one, Donald Trump. He hates Obama almost as much as Trump does. The hatred for them lies with the fact that Obama is smarter, better looking, more accomplished, more popular, and just an all-around better human being than those two men combined, and it eats at them daily.

Have you seen Avengers Infinity War? Normally I wouldn’t have seen a movie the weekend it came out. But on Saturday friends dragged me out to see Black Panther figuring it’d be nearly empty with everyone else at Infinity War. One of my friends has a history of dragging his ass, and he continued the tradition by making us late to Black Panther, so we went to see Infinity War. Somehow on short notice, we got in.

Shout out: My friend and former colleague at The Free Lance-Star, Dave Ellis, posted the Thanos link on Facebook. It gave me this cartoon idea. If anything, I spoiling the movie for you is Dave’s fault. That bastard. I can give you his number if you wanna yell at him.

Here’s the video.

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