But Congress is already full of K*le R*ttenhouses. Like.
He was doing his job as a white man...terrorizing, killing, destroying. He’s rewarded and protected for fulfilling his duties.
It’s trippy folks still refusing to accept that whiteness is violence and dominance. That is the reason for being. They cannot exist without these things.
Like what *is* there to whiteness after power & subjugation inherent to it is stripped away? There’s nothing. Just. Nothing.
And this is a major reason why folks be getting belligerent when you call them white. They know that whiteness is nothing beyond destruction and the reproduction of it. They know it. They know it.

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I feel this ven diagram overlaps with “But Goya is an important part of Luhteeno culture.”
And actual Latin Americans in Latin America are like:
The more I observe, the more I am seeing that generational U.S. born Luhteenos is its own ethnicity and actually has nothing to do with the actual Latin American region and what folks do in the actual Latin America. It is extremely bizarre to watch the performance. Very awkward.
Every time y’all say “this thing is part of ‘Latinx culture” (always singular at that 🙄) I’m like literally....how?
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This week is Fiestas Patrias in Panama. A time where we celebrate being handed off from one white domineering power (Colombia) to another (U.S.) The Republic of Panama was created by Wall Street interests. “In 1903, the administration of Theodore Roosevelt created the country
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Every time I look up a rich white Latin American: "Family from Asturias, Spain." The circular movements from Galicia, Asturias, and Canary Islands. The Venezuelans with Italian passports as @Prof_JWallace shared were the bulk of those hired at an "elite" school in Panama.
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When I fell for the Coast Guard recruitment tactics in high school and brought it to my parents they said you are “guarding” *what* coast bitch. They were like idc if you in debt your entire life, you not joining nobody’s U.S. military. Are you insane?
Like almost every school project I did was on the U.S. invasion of Panama.
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Witchcraft is in the everyday. It’s not some grand “discovery” or “coming into.” The recurring thread that irks me with yalls framing of African descendancy & our cultural manifestations is the anti-normativity. All of this shit is just regular to us. It’s y’all that are new.
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Like that time I went to Belize as a teen, and before the trip the organizers said “they speak Creole so you may not be able to understand them” and I’m like huh? I didn’t know there were names/labels/titles for our ways of being. I thought it was the organizers that were weird.
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