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SD Gov. Noem Threatens To Sue U.S.D.A Over Trans Inclusivity In Schools

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I'm glad to see the Dept of Ag stand up for us but it isa pity that trans folks are such a political football.  At least it seems we have a team in the game for now.





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It is looking more and more like we are not the real targets any more, we are just symbols of the meanie who "cheated" the conservative's "President" out of his kingdom.  The problem is that we are flesh and blood humans IRL.  They consider us to be fantasies constructed just to hit them and maul them by the progressives.  We are not real since dirt level holy books do not mention us and which they think condemns their closest guess to what we could be if we exist.  Twisted to the maximum.  I wish they were my fantasy and not my reality.

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9 minutes ago, VickySGV said:

It is looking more and more like we are not the real targets any more, we are just symbols of the meanie who "cheated" the conservative's "President" out of his kingdom.  The problem is that we are flesh and blood humans IRL. 

In that respect we are not the "real" targets.  They are just using us to attack the Dems.  And it works, which is the real reason they are doing it.  

We're certainly not a threat to the cis-world.

However, we have to live with the fallout in our everyday lives in this society.  Too many people willingly believe the propaganda.

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36 minutes ago, Jandi said:

 Too many people willingly believe the propaganda.

One thing to being as OUT and active as I am, is that those are the very people I try to hit on and get some brains into them.  I am happy to say that I really have success in changing some people. 

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If the USDA action is a show of support, I don't want it. How is choosing to not feed hungry children a reasonable course of action. I think Noem is an awful politician, however I don't think it is an unreasonable to the situation. Hungry children shouldn't suffer for political stupidity.


The anti-trans legislation is morally reprehensible and repugnant. Political bullying using hungry children as pawns is equally immoral and repugnant.


I dislike both political parties. Trans rights are an important civil rights issue and requires laws preferably at the constitutional level but certainly at the federal level. Republicans must stop using transgender people and especially children for political propaganda.  Democrats must stop creating victims for the same reason.


There must be a better response than the one by the USDA

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27 minutes ago, miz miranda said:

I dislike both political parties.


The politicians seem hell-bent on destroying America in their pursuit of power.

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29 minutes ago, miz miranda said:

How is choosing to not feed hungry children a reasonable course of action. I think Noem is an awful politician, however I don't think it is an unreasonable to the situation. Hungry children shouldn't suffer for political stupidity.

The Federal funds reimburse the schools for money they are required to spend by their state laws.  The schools submit proof of their expenditures to the Feds to get the repayment.  If the children's nutrition is cut, it is the state's doing on this one, not the Feds.  The reimbursed funds are of course considered state income windfall for other state expenditures.  It is one of those eyebrow raisers where states that want little Federal doings in their affairs still want legislative salaries covered by the money from people in other states paying Federal taxes.  In a sense, it becomes people in my state which has good protection of Trans people paying for their dirty deeds to me and mine.

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