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Texas Congressional Candidate "Uncomfortable" Around Trans Students


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About 8 eggs short or a dozen, and the others are all scrambled. She should not be allowed to cross the street without holding her parent's hands.

 

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To be fair, I'm not comfortable around Texas Republicans either

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It is so heart-warming that this Texas congressional candidate thinks she just has the most perfect vision and deserves to be elected. It makes you wonder how much she really cares about the kids she is teaching. I can imagine her ripping into some poor kid who is different and then mocking the kid later. The other thing that is amazing is how many of these narcissists go running around trying to prove they are in someway "tougher" because they do not like anybody who is different. 

 

Either on a local, regional, state, or national level, you have to shake your head at the dismal state of politics in this country. Are folks like this, truly allowed to be candidates? I wonder. This woman is supposed to have an education...

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There were highly educated Nazis that committed atrocities. I wish knowledge led to morals and ethics.

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Erica,

 

You raise a great point. It is a sad commentary though. I just cringe thinking of some child trying to go to a teacher for some help and support, then having that cold, hard attitude tearing the child apart. I do not know what the answers are.

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I know not all texans are bad people, but as someone on the outside looking in, does anything good ever come from Texas?  Over the last year or so I've watched as Texas tried to interfere in our elections in Michigan, as they did all they could to take away the right (and duty) to vote from minorities, as they tried to end-run around the constitution and supreme court  with the anti-abortion law, as young kids had to get up in front of their legislature to defend their own existences and now we have former teachers saying they didn't understand why it was wrong to allow other kids to make fun of trans kids, and this is just the stuff I remember...

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It is such a pity that we have become such an easy target for political hate speech.  There has always been a history of belittling others for political gain instead of finding a way to move towards an inclusive society designed to support all.

Hate is too easily brought to folks.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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end the war, peace and love ✌️ there is an ancient wisdom here in the melodies, echoing through time...

 

 

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On 2/11/2022 at 7:18 AM, Kelly2509 said:

I know not all texans are bad people, but as someone on the outside looking in, does anything good ever come from Texas? 


Dangerous generalization. I’m from Texas. And you know what? It’s not nearly as bad here as the media would have you believe.

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as they did all they could to take away the right (and duty) to vote from minorities,

No they didn’t. 


Why is it we can expect an ID to drive, to fly, to open a checking account, to stay at a hotel, to buy alcohol, buy a firearm… but not to vote?

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12 hours ago, Phoenix said:


Dangerous generalization. I’m from Texas. And you know what? It’s not nearly as bad here as the media would have you believe.

fair enough, "does anything good ever come from texas" was a bit of hyperbole and does make an unfair generalization.  Hard not to get angry though, when what those of us outside texas do hear are things like the governor is ordering parents of trans kids to be hunted down and prosecuted for child abuse.  It did come out later that a court did block that order so I do have hope that reason will prevail.

 

as for voter ID, that's not specifically what I was talking about (I agree you should need an ID of some kind to vote).  It was the actions taken to severely limit access to polling places and by fighting to eliminate the ability to vote by absentee ballot during peak covid.  From everything I had read at the time most of the places heavily affected by those efforts were largely minority populations.  republican lawmakers did the same thing in ohio and I recall some tried to do it here in michigan as well if that helps make it less of a texas-specific issue.  So  perhaps that particular thing was unfair as well since that is more of a republican politician thing.

 

So I do apologize for being a bit hyperbolic and snarky and for attributing an issue that is occurring across the country to texas in particular.  I'm sure the only news people hear about michigan are that we all want to kidnap the governor and that there are more pot dispensaries than grocery stores in our cities (this is kind of true in places).

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It's the hardcore weirdoes that get the press.

Same with NC.

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8 hours ago, Kelly2509 said:

Hard not to get angry though, when what those of us outside texas do hear are things like the governor is ordering parents of trans kids to be hunted down and prosecuted for child abuse.  It did come out later that a court did block that order so I do have hope that reason will prevail.


Yeah… this was the subject of at least 1.5 of my trans support group meetings. At first I thought he was just shooting his mouth off. Then I found out he actually put out an order.

 

And though it’s already being challenged, two major hospitals have already begun turning patients away.

 

That is infuriating. I’d sure love to know when “dead kids” became preferable to “trans kids.”

 

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as for voter ID, that's not specifically what I was talking about (I agree you should need an ID of some kind to vote).  It was the actions taken to severely limit access to polling places and by fighting to eliminate the ability to vote by absentee ballot during peak covid. 

You should have seen the sea of people in line for testing, or at sporting events, or shopping.

 

I’d say voting is easily more important than any of those things.

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7 hours ago, Jandi said:

It's the hardcore weirdoes that get the press.

Same with NC.

“Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in… where a man dressed up as a BAT… gets all of my press?” — Joker, “Batman,” 1989

 

https://youtu.be/a1Tpe-dbPQI

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19 minutes ago, Phoenix said:

I’d say voting is easily more important than any of those things.

True.  Unfortunately too many people would rather bitch about things than vote.

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5 hours ago, Jandi said:

True.  Unfortunately too many people would rather bitch about things than vote.

Indeed.

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