Welcome to Curt’s View
In this time of strife, conflict brewed by disinformation, I believe we should have more communication, not less. We can’t fold our cards, retire to our bunkers, and succumb to the dark forces that seek to divide us. To that end, we should discuss our political views and engage in social commentary.
The intention of this blog is to connect, to reignite dialogue between the foxholes, and to recognize and unearth our shared humanity. It is only by communication that barriers can be shattered, offering paths back to common ground, disinformation vacuumed out.
“Being taught to avoid talking about politics and religion has led to a lack of understanding of politics and religion. What we should have been taught was how to have a civil conversation about a difficult topic.” ~ Ryan Fournier
People like Tucker Carlson of Fox News and Senator Josh Hawley have been decrying the emasculation of the white male.
If anyone is a Communist, it’s gotta be the people who lavished praise on the Republican’s favorite Communist, Putin, the ‘genius’, as Trump calls him.
Family values is simply a license to hate. Putin knows this. Back in the day, the right-wing movement was saturated with racism, blacks being the faggots, with a Bible thumping pastor finding Biblical references to justify the terrorism.
The 1619 Project isn’t a doom and gloom tale. It is a history of triumph, achievement, endurance, incremental victories against impossible odds, courage.
Fascism has a playbook, handed down from generations of dictators, all who ascended to power using this easy-to-follow checklist. Part of that checklist is doing away with “objectionable” reading material.
Texas recently passed a draconian anti-abortion bill, seeking to sabotage a woman’s right to choose. I’m always amazed at the hypocrisy of pro-lifters who won’t lift a finger in protest when deranged gunslingers execute our children in places like Parkland and Sandy Hook, or San Jose, and Colorado Springs…