We -the American public- are not numb. We are exhausted from screaming at those who are supposed to represent us & then they hug members of the party committing at least 2 genocides.
We -the American public- are dying by the thousands daily because journalists like Bob Woodward keep essential things to themselves until they can promote a fucking book.
We -the American public- are starving because trillions upon trillions is given to Wall Street while we get a 1 time payment of $1,200.
We -the American public- beg and plead our representatives to give one damn about people immigrating here for a mere chance at survival and those representatives fucking lie to us.
We -the American public- don’t have jobs. Cannot make a fucking living wage and all we hear from the people who swore to fucking represent us is “we’re paying people more to stay home.”
We -the American public- see our Black neighbors being extra-judicially killed by state sanctioned police forces. And then when we utilize our 1st amendment to speak, to seek redress, chemical warfare and torture devices are used against us.
We -the American public- is tired, is beaten, we have nowhere to turn. We can’t even mourn our dead because every day is a new fucking chaos that needs responded to, because if we don’t someone else will die, someone else will be tortured, someone else will be harmed.
We are not fucking numb. We are broken, beaten, and being murdered by our own government. We cannot fight everything, it’s too much.

“What good is fighting dragons when you become one to yourself?”- Steve Sinnicks
You can thank @BlackAmazon quote tweeting Studio Ghibly (unsure of spelling. Apologies if I got it wrong) asking why we call it extrajudicial killing when police forces murder white people and don’t use the same terminology when Black people are murdered by police.

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17 Oct
No, we don’t. We can’t get transparent numbers from the cdc on how many children are affected. Over the summer it was reported that 300 children have died from COVID-19. Now, it’s somehow down to 121? This is our first winter with COVID-19 here.
Many states, Pa. included, say they can’t effectively trace school spread of COVID-19. Thus leaving it up to individual school districts. Which... well... *glares at school district inviting politicians INTO SCHOOL WHILE CHILDREN ARE THERE IN CLASS*
I had to stop doing my thread on child COVID-19 cases because the precious little info that was out there dried up. And now, it’s being reported that almost all of the children that died from COVID-19 were Black and Latinx.
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As someone who has mental health disabilities & struggled(s) with a neurological disability, I really dislike the framing of Faux news/right wing terrorists broke peoples' brains. It's a dismissal of the racism that was already there & heaps stigmatization on brain disabilities
I don't remember a time where my brain wasn't disabled in some form. And, no I'm not immune to racism that has been taught to me since birth. But when I learn about how my actions and words prop up racism, I try to change them and apologize.
I don't think it's too much to ask that should these people ever see the forest beyond their single, hate filled tree, that they do the same. Do you ever stop to consider why your loved ones are drawn to these people?
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