Here's how I'm going to do it: I'll call everyone in the company for the meeting. I will go up to the stand and say the following. "I'm only going to say this once. This is my response to every one of your complaints. I've looked at this book from cover to cover. I see no signs of anything evil about this book. I see no signs of anything evil in the author. The sales of this book will mean millions for any publisher and make no mistake, this book will be published by us and that's the way it is. I will run the printing press myself if I have to, go door to door to sell it if I must, but as God as My Witness, this book will be published by us! If you don't like it. If you think this is bad. If you're as much as shedding a tear over it....." I would point to the door. "Then you can quit because I will hear no more of it! You don't have to like this book, but if working for the company that will make this book happen no matter what you say about it, I don't want you working here. I will state this one more time. "Beyond Order" will be published here. This book Will be Published Here. It is GOING TO BE PUBLISHED HERE, and not even Hell and High Water will stop it. If you don't like it, there's the door." I would then drop the mike and head out, locking myself inside my office and turning a deaf ear to everyone. I might just fire up Pandora and crank it up to full blast, just to drown out the mob.
Sure, my employees will no doubt drop to half within 30 minutes. Sure, there's going to be some protests at my front gate. Sure, I might have to employ some security forces that will keep the assholes from blocking the front gates. (I might go the Rolling Stones route and hire Hell's Angels for the position.) But BY GOD! Even if I have to do everything myself, I WILL publish this book.
This is why I have my fix in the Electoral College (Separating the country by congressional Representative Districts, each vote is for the Rep District, for 1 point, the State, for 2 Points, and the Popular Vote, for a tiebreaker) where there is a clear and hard block of time to vote. You can start voting on Monday at 12:00 am and you can vote until Friday 11:59, and no sooner or later You can E-Vote, which is an online variant of Mail-in/Absentee Voting. But at the stroke of Midnight on Saturday, the count is locked in. No more votes can be counted. "These votes should've been--" "Then you should've run that printer sooner, pal." We're going to need a hard start and a hard end for a voting period, otherwise, we're going to have this.
So you're queer and brown. And you have a wicked 'fro. Aside from that, tell me more about yourself.
Bring Queer, Brown, and Female is not a personality or individuality. You are not the boxes you check. I'd be invalidating your existence, but I can't invalidate what you're clearly and sorely needing.
CRT experts claim that the white men have colonized everything and they want to rectify it....by colonizing everything and treating white men like they're the Native Americans....or the Jews. It wasn't right in the 1800s....and just because the target of your oppression is white men does not make it any better. You become no better than a slave plantation owner.
If I were running for president in this election. And it came to this result, where it's contested in this fashion. What I would do--and it doesn't matter if I had a D or an R--what I'd do is get on national television, make sure all the cable and radio stations out there, make sure everyone will hear me...and just say this. "Ladies and Gentlemen, my fellow Americans, I Concede. As much as I'd want to become your president, as much as I want to win. I do not wish to win in this manner. I do not wish for this election to be decided by the courts. I do not wish to have all these constant recount after recount while the printers on both sides are churning. I would've be surprised if there are more ballots being counted today then there are people alive on this planet by now. And if I do win, I do not wish to be a president of a country that has torn itself apart. We are divided into two sides, and each side is convinced that the other will end them. There is no way that we can avoid a breakdown of civility at this point, and if civility has broken down already, society in general, and eventually this whole union. I refuse to oversee a country that will be dissolved under my watch. I concede. I wish my opponent well. He's going to need it. Now if you excuse me, I'm leaving this building and will attempt to head home, so I can sit down, crank open a beer, and watch America burn. I can assume that I won't make it home or that I might not even have a home by the time I reach it, I'm not even assured that I would live to see tomorrow now, but I digress. This is the world in the Current Year, and I want no part of it anymore. Fare thee well, and may God help us all."
I would probably be beaten to death by the mob that would be swarming the front door, and since I conceded, I would not have any protection. But that's life in the current year, I guess.
This is exactly what I told my parents when they went to bed, thinking Hillary Won, and then wake up to find that Donald Trump was President-Elect. I told them the same thing. With the Popular Vote, the only places that get to call who gets to be president are three cities: New York, Washington, and Los Angeles. Everyone else doesn't get a say. Nobody from flyover country is going to be in a union like that. Not in the 1800s and not now. That's why there's an electoral college so that every state gets a say. If we didn't have an electoral college, we won't have a union. We'd have the tyranny of the Mob. (Although some people today would look at Antifa and consider that hunky-dory.) The constitution would have never been ratified if it weren't for the electoral college, and you dispose of it at your peril.
I say that we should fix the electoral college and not end it: Divide up by House Representative Districts and States. Have each vote be counted toward three different electoral votes: One for the Representative District and Two for the State. Have the voting happen during the week of Voting Day. (and with today's technology, we can do it electronically, NOT BY MAIL) No vote counts before Monday at 12:00a, and no vote counts after Friday 11:59p. You have a week, and don't give me shit about 'disenfranchisement' by demanding ID; even homeless people in ghettos know where the DMV is.
The voting counts only during that timeline and the deadline of tallying up the votes is the following Friday. At Friday 11:59p the following week, the votes are LOCKED IN! and Official. Highest Electoral Votes wins. If there is a tie--in this case, the votes are within 10 points of each other--only then is the Popular Vote counted as a tiebreaker.
If we had an electoral process that is like that, that makes sense, that is clearly understandable, has hard deadlines, and would allow for all legal voters as long as they vote during that timeline, we wouldn't have shit like this.
You want to know why I believe that, "Donald Trump might take my SSI, but the Democrats would drag me into a camp." You want to know why I voted for Andrew Yang, and he wasn't even running anymore? Here's your answer. The Democrats had learned nothing from 2016 and they think that they're going to print their way into the white house now. I doubt they'll be a president in January 20. Trump is bad, but his opponents are even worse!
Why should I 'unite' with someone who wants to put me into a camp? How can I know that you do not wish to put my face to your boot? How can I be sure that you are not utterly disgusted in being near me? How do I know that you can't look at my face or hear my voice without puking? Can you possibly prove to me that you actually see me as a fellow human being, and not some monster meant to be purged? Am I a person to you, and not some white supremacist boogyman who's only here to be punched?
How do I know that I'm not your version of Senator McCarthy's Red Monster?
How do I know I am not your Jew?
Can you prove to me that I'm wrong? Can you prove to me that you do not hate me? Can you prove to me that you see me as anything other than cattle? Can you prove to me that you don't think I'm evil? Can you prove to me that you would allow me to live in peace in your world and be regarded as a person who belongs there, standing in the sun, along with the rest of you?
I don't think you've got the balls to do that.
The real reason that he was such a galloping racist is....well, I wouldn't call him a racist as much as he just didn't like people in general. There were several articles out there that explained the matter. He just didn't like people, and as such, if you factor in people from different ethnicity involved, it was painfully easy to fall into that trap.
And with the way he's being treated right now, with the woke zombie hoard just seeing him as something that should be destroyed....I fear I can't blame him. If you're facing a bunch of people of many races, colors, nationalities, sexes, genders, LGBT, and whatever, and they are incensed and disgusted over the fact that you exist so much that they wish to see you destroyed....It doesn't fill your heart with love and compassion for anyone, doesn't it?
Believe me, I know. I felt that exact same feeling when I was a teenager. I realized then that the only way I could exist in society is as the kicking dog and whipping boy. I can't love anyone who wanted to have their enjoyment at my expense.
In 2016, I told everyone; friends, family, and complete strangers; that I cannot, even under threat of pain, tell who I voted for. There's not enough enhanced interrogation techniques in the world that will get me to tell you who I voted for; fuck you Jack Bauer. I will be the same in 2020, 2024 and all elections afterward. This is why.
This is also why I will call you a fool to your face if you ever mailed your vote. In spite of what they tell you, if you mail in your ballot, your name and address is on it. Do you think that those hunting down Trump supporters would want that list of collected addresses with what they voted for? Do you think that nobody will take that list, and go from door to door paying anyone who didn't vote for them (I'm not talking about voting for Trump, I'm talking anyone who didn't vote for Biden) a visit....for a discussion....
I've come to realize that people who claim that the other side is doing something, they in fact wish to do exactly that. The Far Left thinks that Trump is a Nazi who wants to put people into Death Camps and that his existence is an end to Democracy. I'll leave the rest of the critical thinking up to you.
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