If I never read or was told another word Lauren Boebert said it would be a week to soon.
We - Democrats - never tell our story. We're too busy jumping up to defend ourselves from their lies. Which spreads their lies to a wider audience. Some of whom believe them.
Ignore them.
Ronald Reagan got elected on the platform, "Government sucks."
In all the years since, one thing no Democrat before Joe Biden has stood up and said, "Government is a good thing. It's supposed to be here, it's supposed to make your life better."
We still won't say it.
3. There is no specific program on Biden's agenda more important than "Government is a good thing."
But we're too busy with point-by-point refutations of Lauren Boebert and *ucker Carlson.
And the rest of the MFM (the last word is Media and the first compound word a swearword)
4. Host Democrats who say, "The Biden Administration needs to improve their messaging..." BUT NOT, THEMSELVES, DELIVER THE MESSAGE, which is under the way our global society is organized, government is inevitable and necessary. So we ought to make it the best we can.
5. If you read TDOE you can come to see that government is not exactly necessary, because the way we have organized our society is optional and we don't have to live like this, but in the meantime, if we're going to have one, a Hobbesian War of All Against All is not the ideal.
6. We accept their terms.
I don't accept anybody's terms. Like it or don't like it, what I do here is specifically make my case for actions we can take here at the bottom of the economic totem pole to break their machine and make a slower one.
With donkeys. That thing.
7. It is my policy to never do anything to spread the ideas to which I am opposed. Specifically not to refute them. Science is different - I'll stand up for physics against magic, which puts me strictly opposed to high energy solutions to our problems.
But I don't refute speeches
8. If people come on my TL and want to demand that I refute their talking points, I block them. Everyone can hear that shit anywhere they want to go. The whole world believes we can solve this with a massive new manufacturing system of an entire global energy systems, using
9. the machines and the factories which exist on Earth today to make it, and all will be fine.
I reject that. Don't ask me to refute it.
Show the energy flow to make and install it. It's not mine to disprove, it's theirs to prove.
But this bullshit about somebody bought somethin
10. I'd as soon make a scene about somebody farting in an elevator.
I saw this clip on Twitter of LB with her admittedly foxy body in tight black clothes making some speech, and - I have blocked every conservative I've ever seen. This is 100% coming from Democrats and adjacent.
11. I want Democrats to wrap everything they say and do in, "Government is a good thing, we're supposed to have one, and here's what it did for you today."
And just abso-fucking-lutely ignore Boebert, and Three Letters, and Teeny bopper, and all these motherfuckers. They're here.
12. Life is real. Do things. Don't argue with fools.
Happy Thanksgiving.

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