Different Expectations

One sad observation is this. If I tell my Democrat acquaintances tomorrow that I think Trump did great on the debate and I’m voting for him, they’ll just freeze me out and pretend I don’t exist for the foreseeable future.

But if I tell my Republican acquaintances tomorrow that I think Biden did great on the debate and I’m voting for him, the response will be, “ah, interesting! Which policy ideas did you find convincing? Why? Wanna go have lunch and talk about it?”

And it’s not because the latter are better than the former or anything like that. It’s because Democrats believe that their position is morally superior. It’s the issue not of politics but of morality. And nobody wants to compromise on morality.

Snowflakes

Most people who complain about the culture of snowflakes are total snowflakes.

I went on Twitter, and most comments are about people hyperventilating that the debate is spirited and not a boring, polite snooze.

There’s nothing tragic about debaters disagreeing in strong terms and even – oh, horror! – yelling and interrupting.

Why is everybody such a Victorian lady all of a sudden?

Live-blogging the Debate

The very first question, and it looks like neither candidate has even remotely anticipated being asked about the SCOTUS nomination. Well, at least we know nobody was given the questions in advance.

20:12 – “I am the Democratic party right now,” Biden declares. Erm.

20:13 – Biden decides to roll out Roe 13 minutes into the debate. Trump correctly points out that there are not challenges to Roe in SCOTUS.

20:14 – Trump is bullying Chris Wallace. “I guess I’m debating you, not Biden,” he tells the moderator.

20:18 – both candidates are feisty. This is definitely not boring.

20:20 – Biden is refusing to answer the crucial question about packing the SCOTUS. This is big.

20:22 – Chris Wallace is saying ridiculous stupid lies about COVID. I’m now going to be stuck on this because I’m too angry.

20:23 – Now Biden is saying stupid insane lies about COVID.

If anybody wonders why I’m voting Trump, listen to the segment where Biden talks about COVID. This is why. Every word he says, I hate him for it. The stupid dog-faced lying pony soldier that he is.

20:27 – I now hate Biden even more for rolling out that pathetic line about “how many of you have an empty chair at your table because somebody has died of COVID.” What a vicious little troll.

20:28 – Wallace is asking about “the vaccine” like it’s a serious question. Db piece of refuse.

20:30 – Biden is right, I don’t believe there will be a vaccine for this nasty cold that has us locked up. But who the ef cares?

20:32 – Biden is saying that businesses aren’t reopening because they don’t get enough federal money. What does this even mean? What federal money is forcing Pritzker or Newsom to do this to us?

20:33 – Trump is making fun of Biden’s face diapers. Biden says that if everybody wears a face diaper, “we’ll save 100,000 lives.” This is why I’m not voting for him. THIS. IS. WHY.

20:41 – Biden says there are significant increases in COVID deaths in many states. Which states are those. This is why I’m not voting for him. THIS. IS. WHY.

20:42 – “People want to get back to their lives. They want their schools and restaurants open,” says Trump. This is why I’m voting for him. THIS. IS. WHY.

20:45 – Biden is very alert and in full possession of his faculties. This is good because the lies are so clearly articulated. Of course, most people are so bamboozled by the lies about scaaaaaary COVID that they won’t notice.

20:50 – “My son has done nothing wrong at Burisma,” says Biden.

20:51 – Biden calls Trump a clown. Tomorrow everybody will say that he looked really presidential and dignified.

20:52 – Wallace is clearly voting Biden.

20:54 – Biden is beating the dead horse of Charlottesville again. We’ve had months of riots that are a thousand times worse than anything in Charlottesville. This is why I’m not voting for him. THIS. IS. WHY.

20:55 – now Biden has turned even the issue of race into a discussion of COVID.

21:00 – Biden now called Trump a racist. So dignified.

21:04 – Biden is now turning a discussion of the safety of suburbs into a debate on…. wait for it…. COVID. A broken fucking record.

21:05 – Biden says that “defund the police” means bringing a psychiatrist to a 911 call. If anybody needs a psychiatrist, it’s the person who came up with this idea.

21:09 – Wallace is a terrible moderator. He showed up two moderate 2 sweet 3-graders in pigtails.

20:10 – Biden just said “Antifa is an idea, not an organization.” This is quite terrifying.

21:15 – one thing that is impressive about Trump is that, unlike almost everybody, he doesn’t react to the self-righteous wails about “my son, the waaaar heeeeero!”

The New Serfs

What bugs me is when people ask, “But why are they doing it? Don’t they understand that the lockdowns are destroying the economy??”

Friends. The whole point is to destroy the economy as it currently exists and introduce a new kind of economy. I’ve been talking about it on this blog for a decade. The goal is to take us to a place of extreme inequality where 60% of the population don’t have jobs, don’t get schooling, and don’t receive policing services in the sense we are used to. That’s the whole goal here.

If it weren’t COVID, it would be something else.

We are witnessing a profound transformation in the system of government and in the structure of the economy. The more we agree to play the face burka / lockdowns / COVID cases charade, the closer this future comes. We are allowing irrational fears to rob us of things that are crucial to us.

“Yes, but it’s not hard to wear a mask and if it saves lives…”

Welcome to the new totalitarian world where you’ll be locked inside and impoverished until you become part of a huge lumpen class, serf.

Leading thinkers both on the left and on the right have been warning about this for 25 years. But here we are.

Meek Acceptance

Amidst plummeting mortality and hospitalizations rates (look it up in Google), Montreal declared a “red zone” and established the police state again. The lockdown is so harsh that if you are driving a car with somebody else in it, you have to show proof of address that you are living together. Everything is closed. It’s like back in March but without the mortality of March.

This demonstrates that the lockdowns can go on forever because they aren’t based on any data. For as long as people are meekly accepting it, this will last forever.

The Murder of LILI

Oh, those bastards! Those evil, evil bastards. They murdered Love It or List It. Now the realtor shows houses and the designer reveals her makeover on Zoom. The show is now about watching people on screens watch each other on screens. It feels like a continuation of the workday. One more Zoom meeting in addition to the ones I already suffered through.

And why? What’s the point of all this virtue-signaling? Clearly, the show has enough money to test the participants for COVID. But then the sacred goal of faking that we are all in mortal danger wouldn’t be reached.

I’m so done with these lying bastards. Trump / Pence 2020.