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Davis Aurini: Teen girls get “tingles” from the bloody blades of “third-world savages”

Teenage girls: Always falling for the wrong guy!
Teenage girls: Always falling for the wrong guy!

These are strange times indeed in the imaginary world inside Davis Aurini’s bald head.

Last week, the failed filmmaker and white nationalist (on paper) posted a response, of sorts, to the Orlando massacre that tells us very little about the tragic event itself — but quite a bit about Davis Aurini, including his exceedingly creepy thoughts on the sexual fantasies of teenage girls.

As you might imagine, the bald bigot has little sympathy for the mostly gay victims of the massacre — he describes them, in present tense, as “a group who predominantly work against our interests.” But he still wishes he could have been there to shoot the shooter himself, because “pragmatic, honourable, loving, and rule-following wolves” like himself “do not tolerate people who break the rules.”

Apparently the problem with Omar Mateen wasn’t so much that he murdered 49 people but that he broke some rules in the process. I shudder to think what Aurini thinks the penalty should be for jaywalking, or peeking at someone else’s cards while playing Go Fish.

So that’s strange enough. But what’s this thing about “rule-following wolves?”

Aurini is drawing on a notion — explicated in detail in Anonymous Conservative’s book The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics and promoted heavily by far-right “thinkers” like Vox Day — that conservatives are steely “K-selected” reproducers well-suited for harsh environments while liberals are a bunch of  irresponsible, resource-guzzling “r-selected” losers who practice free love and single motherhood.

Or, in furrier terms: Liberals are rule-bending rabbits, while conservatives are wolves who “prefer explicit hierarchies and distinct rules.”

Brace yourself, fellow rabbits, because we’re about to go deep into the mind of Aurini.

“The morals of a Liberal,” he declares, “are the morals of a prey animal; cowardice, treachery, appeasement, irresponsibility, crowding.”

Crowding?

They promote social chaos so as to hide themselves in its milieu. When society has no clearly defined boundaries, or families, or communities, then it has no customs or rules. The Liberal is able to seek out their immediate benefit without censure or consequence – aside from the natural consequences of Mother Nature and the Gods of the Marketplace – but by the time the collapse occurs, they will have out-bred and cheated their way into dominance of the genome. They’ll have the most iligitimate children, they’ll form the bulk of the mob, and though many of them will be culled once winters hit, their genome will survive.

Fascinating, though completely wrong. Conservatives actually have about 40 percent more children than liberals, according to a 2006 study that seems to be backed up by voting preferences in presidential elections. As Amanda Marcotte notes in Slate:

Higher fertility in red states … is the product of the societal pressure on women there to marry young, have more children, and put less of their energy into developing careers. In blue states, on the other hand, women tend to limit their family size and have kids later in life. …

But don’t buy the conservative hype linking ideology to family stability. Red states have higher incidences of teen births and divorce … .

Let’s ignore the fact that Aurini’s rickety theoretical framework is totally and completely wrong in every way it could possibly be wrong, and let him explain more about the rabbits.

“The only emotions I’ve ever seen them display are lust and terror,” Aurini writes.

The rabbit – upon suffering abuse, violence, and threat – this is the closest they ever come to feeling love.

I really, really, really hope that Aurini has never had actual pet rabbits.

He continues, getting creepier by the sentence:

Their terror morphs into something that’s downright spiritual – a spirituality that’s utterly demonic – and they find the same catharsis in Islamic murderers as they do in bug chasing and sharing their wives. The overwhelming fear snaps their amygdala, and for the first time in their life they are at peace.

Apparently us liberals are all murder-loving, AIDS-wanting wife swappers?

The rabbits love the pedophile, the single mother, the graffiti artist, the tyrant, and the drug addict; of course they’ll love the terrorist.

I spoke too soon! Apparently we liberals are single-mother enabling, tyrant-obeying, drug-addict coddling, murder-loving, terrorist adoring, AIDS-wanting, wife swapping, pedophile-phile graffiti art enthusiasts.

And I haven’t even gotten to the bit about the sexual fantasies of teenage girls. Brace yourself again, dear readers, because, well, this is Davis Aurini writing about what he thinks are the sexual fantasies of teenage girls. 

Raised on narcissism, solipsism, and social media, your average girl graduating High School has been inundated with images of American Soldiers marching in cherry-red high-heeled shoes; of weak White men bowing down before the dictates of the diversity crowd. 

The red shoes bit, in case you’re wondering, is a reference to the fact that last year several college ROTC programs encouraged (or forced, depending on whose account you believe) male cadets to participate in a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event during Sexual Assault Awareness month.

And you gotta love the capital “W” for “white.”

Aurini — *shudder* — continues:

Her erotic fantasies have been focused on pretty-boy homosexuals and yaoi porn, and having never suffered any adversity in her life, she cannot begin to fathom the threat that exists.

Oh, but it gets worse:

Compare her mental image of Western masculinity to that of the the Orlando shooter – the Boston Bombers – the Paris attackers – or the jihadis who behead innocents: instead of graduating from pretty-boy Luke Skywalker to bad-boy Han Solo, her first tingles will happen when she matures beyond the safe sexuality of anime characters to the blood-dripping blade of a third-world savage.

Even if we set aside from the odd (and oddly dated) Star Wars reference — I’m pretty sure that very few teenage girls in the US today have posters of Mark Hamill hanging over their bed — this is almost incomprehensible.

Is Aurini really suggesting that teenage girls — or young women, or older women, or even Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford — are getting off on videos of terrorists beheading people?

Who the hell knows. What we do know, though, is that Davis Aurini is getting off on the idea of killing a whole bunch of Muslims. He ends his post with this chilling declaration:

Our mission as Men of the West – as men of God, of Civilization, of Honour, and Beauty – is to take upon ourselves the task of building ourselves up so that we might rebuild civilization.  To reclaim the potency and virility of the Crusading Knight, and to be prepared at all times to fight these heretics and give them an ignoble death.  …

If we are to die, let us die as heroes, slaughtering the forces of darkness that are railed against us.  Pray for the strength of ten men during your final hour, because one of us is worth a hundred of them.

Wrong again. Davis Aurini isn’t even worth a cat poop.

 

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Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ msexception

I like your business plan.

You could just try attracting kilt wearers over there. The traditional bait is football tournaments and cheap alcohol. 😉

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

Unrelated to the original topic, but related to our PM and his cool crew of cool kids, they just ratified and got royal assent for Bill C-11! Canada’s joining the Marrakesh treaty! \o/

http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=1089889

(It’s a treaty that waives copyright restrictions in publishing sight-impaired media, like braille or audiobooks. It’ll hugely broaden the material available for people who can’t read.)

I’m pleased as punch about it, for lots of reasons. Our new Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development is awesome. It really demonstrates how much we’re working with the world at large, too – we’re the 17th signatory, and the second from Europe or North America.

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Hi Mexico! We’re happy to join you!

(We’re also going to be dropping the requirement that Mexicans apply for visas to enter Canada, too, which is more complicated but I’m still very happy about)

Just look at dis guy, just looking at him makes me optimistic about the future.

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Snowberry
Snowberry
4 years ago

I would like to point out that while it’s true that conservatives on the average have more children, and it’s true that some conservative philosophies promote having more children, the relationship between “being conservative” and “having more children” probably isn’t as direct as it appears.

Conservative government policies, as a general rule, restrict upwards social and economic mobility, remove restraints on downwards mobility, and provide weak or no safety nets. This means that in places where there are highly conservative governments, there is more poverty and the effects of poverty are magnified. People who suffer from the effects of poverty are also prone to having more children, regardless of political philosophy.

Essentially, this means that (assuming a non-dictatorship) in places which have large amounts of conservative people, they vote for conservative leaders and policies, thus skewing the average result to “having more children” to a greater degree than being conservative in a vacuum would be. Liberals, on the other hand, are less likely to be skewed in this manner because they’re more likely to be living in liberal places.

(All this is true in reverse – simply swap “conservative” and “liberal”, replace “more children” with “fewer children”, “more poverty” with “less poverty”, “who suffer” with “who don’t suffer”, and “magnify” with “diminish”.)

Nequam
Nequam
4 years ago

@sillybill: Looking at that sentence, I don’t think Aurini ever intended to use the word “arrayed”; he was probably going for the word “rallied” and autocorrect “fixed” it for him.

Mind you, I can think of better things to do than analyze the word choices of walking examples of the Dunning-Krueger effect– like seeing how far under my big toe I can pound a toothpick.

Axecalibur
Axecalibur
4 years ago

Re: skirts
My legs… are not for public viewing. I don’t even wear shorts outside. I mean, the trunks are shapely af. Just feels too… open, is all

To our delurkers:
Welcome home!

To the feeemales in the thread:
Super personal question, nobody need answer. These cretins fling around this “tingles” thing, short for “gina tingles” (‘gina being the least sexy way to refer to the pudendum I’ve ever heard). My question is, (how do I put this?) does one’s vagina actually, literally tingle upon assessment of sexual attraction?
(I feel both gross and unbearably naive writing this)
Like, I understand that… during the carnal act, there may be some tingling going on, but… Say, you’re walking down the street, and here comes the foinest human being you’ve ever seen, flashing a smile, saying ‘hi’ in that accent you like. Is there tingling? Simple as that? Cos that seems debilitating. I’m male, so I have no idea. If I’m tingling tho, that’s a genuine medical concern. Or maybe other males are tingling, and I’m missing out? Aurini got me questioning my whole life…

Victorious Parasol
Victorious Parasol
4 years ago

@ Axecalibur

I think it’s probably more accurate to say that a lot of women have a physical response when they see someone they find attractive, but the precise response varies.

Shorter answer: Aurini’s oversimplifying again.

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@Eve, I missed you back there! Welcome! I am in Alberta too, and there can certainly be a lot in this province to be embarrassed about. But there’s lots of good things too! And I remember that the current Liberal majority was voted in by a massive popular surge. We finally got fed up with the conservatives and are ready to get back to our progressive roots \o/

Not that it’s perfect. We’re still selling military equipment to Saudi Arabia (which is getting funneled out to the Congo, etc >:C ) and have some other pretty glaring problems. But we’re getting better!

(grumble grumble something-something Rona Ambrose….)

Imaginary Petal
Imaginary Petal
4 years ago

Sad news. 🙁

Dancehall/reggae artist Delus has apparently committed suicide in his home. His real name was Delmark Spence, older brother of the artist Konshens, who is one of the biggest names in dancehall at the moment.

The brothers originally performed as a duo under the name Sojah, and had a major breakthrough outside of Jamaica, mostly in Europe and Japan, about 10 years ago with the song Pon Di Corner.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho61OM_DIEA

As a solo artist, Delus had a few minor hits in Jamaica, while his younger brother has become massively popular. Delus’ biggest solo hit might be What Tomorrow May Bring. Early in 2016 he had minor success with the song Be Ready.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID8gBQh7yUM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsOJxOQFGS4

Another Jamaican artist gone. It just never ends.

EJ (The Other One)
EJ (The Other One)
4 years ago

@Scildfreja:
That would actually be really kind of you, thanks. I hope it doesn’t come to that, but… yeah.

@Fishy Goat:
Awww, thanks.

@numerobis:
Cats are the best animal ever. It is known, khaleesi.

I have a six-foot stack of New Scientist back issues. I know how you feel.

Carayak
Carayak
4 years ago

I like how he acknowledges that a lot of women are attracted to “feminine” men and read male/male erotica, but assumes they won’t experience actual sexual arousal until encountering horrific violence.

Nah dude, they’re just genuinely attracted to the sort of men your worldview dictates should repel them. Funny story.

@Axecalibur, when I am aroused I experience a sensation in the clitoral region that can be described as tingly (sometimes also in the back of my spine for some reason), but never in the actual vagina. For myself, at least, vagina tingles would be a reason to go see a doctor.

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ EJ

The financial institutions have done a lot of private polling and judging by the derivatives market they seem pretty confident remain have it.

Hopefully now things will settle a bit and we can get on with the actual business of Europe. With the UK on board the TTIP quagmire will probably get resolved so it’ll be interesting to see what happens with TAFTA. In practice that just looks like fitting kettles with US power cords 🙂

(The American dimension to all this got overlooked a bit; notwithstanding Obama’s intervention)

(((Chiomara)))
(((Chiomara)))
4 years ago

@Fishy Goat
He knows how to fake stair falls… and to speak french… *sigh* WHAT a man…

@Hambeast
Oh, I Googled that. Awww, ladybeard is adorable. I definitely have a thing for cross-dressing but, how can I say, it has to be ambiguous at most. Also it has to be clothes and attitude powerful like femme fatales with stilettos, not sweet and delicate like ladybeard. There’s a guy in my facebook who is SO BEAUTIFUL and sometimes wears heels, or heavy eye make up, or red lipstick. But it’s never all three at the same time, and he balances it with very masculine clothes. I love it, he makes it so natural and casual, like “I’m going to a wedding. OF COURSE my Armani suit will be paired with stilletos and smokey eyes, otherwise i’d look like a slob, uh?!”. It doesn’t look feminine, just a manly man casually wearing heels to look sexy. You even begin to wonder “wait, why DON’T men regularly do this? It simply MAKES SENSE to call attention to your best assets, like some women do.”
Examples:
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Of course, other forms of crossdressing are ok, but that’s my preference ^^

Eve
Eve
4 years ago

@Scildfreja,

Thanks for the welcome 🙂 I’ve been trying to get past my anxiety and comment here for awhile now but I always find I feel like I’m intruding. Talking about the positives in Canadian politics seemed safe-ish lol

Things are looking up lately for sure but my office is pretty conservative so I find myself biting my tongue a lot. I had several guys I work with suggest that I only voted Liberal because I thought Trudeau was attractive. That was frustrating.

I have my concerns about the state of politics in this province. There’s been a lot of discussion about the harassment that female politicians have to deal with lately and I’ve seen and heard some scary things. People seem to write a lot of it off as “recession stress” but to me that’s just making excuses for bad behavior.

Professor Snugglesworth
Professor Snugglesworth
4 years ago

On a new topic, apparently anyone with a bookmark to Scott Adams’s blog can go learn about the tyranny of men getting v-neck sweaters as gifts. We can start a countdown clock to the weak protestation that he’s being “satirical”.

(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
4 years ago

Axecalibur – What Victorious Parasol said. I, myself, get more of that stomach-droppy feeling (the good kind) when I see an attractive person.
Calling it “tingles” might have been okay before the manureospherians tainted it, but now it just makes me shuddery.

Fishy Goat – I find Ladybeard way too yummy for a woman my age! And I’d love to get husbeast a Utilikilt but they’re expensive and impossible to find in thrift stores 🙁

Fishy Goat
Fishy Goat
4 years ago

@(((Chiomara))) I absolutely ADORE that bottom pic of Norman Reedus. 🙂 *drool*

And JT apparently dances bhangra. 🙂 (I have no idea if he does it well, however. LOL! )


Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ chiomara

You probably know that originally high heels were invented for men; they were designed to fit into stirrups.

Women wearing heels is a relatively recent thing.

ETA: on a related note, I’d be curious to know what the mean height of the pro feminist guys on this site is.

Fishy Goat
Fishy Goat
4 years ago

@(((Hambeast))) My daughter introduced my husband and I to Ladybeard. Hubster thinks he’s amazing and loves LadyBaby, too. LOL!

re: kilts: but surely they’re cheaper than importing kilt-clad men from Europe? 😉

tim gueguen
4 years ago

Does anyone else think Davis Aurini sounds like the name of a Harry Potter character?

Bryce
Bryce
4 years ago

I console myself with the fact that we have a hot, young, progressive, feminist prime minister who was elected by popular vote

[ …imagining the reaction if someone described a female politician as “hot” …]

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ Bryce

Well when the Labour Party here trotted out the “Blair Babes” the reaction from the women seemed to be forced smiles and a resigned acceptance that that sort of patronisation was the price of getting ahead in politics.

(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
4 years ago

(((Chio))) – Mmmm! Love a man that can rock a lot of eyeliner! And one of the things I love about Eddie Izzard is his “cross dressed” look is very unique to him. Ladybeard short-circuits my brain a bit; he’s very bass/growly and hunky/masculine, but in those outfits, doing those dance moves, he looks just so amazing and happy! Weirdly enough, I’ve always preferred Dee Snyder out of his “cross dressed” persona, though.

Is it bad that I hope that Mark is reading this thread?

(((Chiomara)))
(((Chiomara)))
4 years ago

@Axe
What an excellent question. I believe it’s different for everyone. If I see someone attractive, i usually feel just “Touchy”, like my skin, including down there, is suddenly a lot more sensitive and really wants to be touched. IF the person is the canadian pm (hehe), something like a spark of electricity goes up my back, I skip a breath, salivate a bit, feel my genitals and cheeks get hot, and suddenly my panties and bra just feel unbearably tight. Never felt anything close to tingly, and this actually sounds quite painful. I believe penises are like this too, right? Just suddenly feel sensitive, hot and swollen? Our clit, inner labia, and sometimes nipples work like that too.

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@Eve, You’re welcome to comment on whatever you like 🙂 You aren’t intruding!

I used to work up in Fort McMurray (left a few years ago fortunately) and … yeah, I’m very familiar with what you’re talking about. Poisonous machismo everywhere, feelings-are-a-weakness, all of that. Destroying things is a good thing to do, up there; wanting to avoid destroying things is weakness. Want to save the environment? Wimp. Want to help people who are homeless and in need? They’re lazy slobs, you’re a sucker. Politicians eroding education with terrible opt-out bills? What are you, a socialist? It’s gross. I hope your work environment isn’t as bad as that, but yeah, I understand!

It’s good to focus on the positives and there’s so much to be positive about. Marrakesh treaty! There’s a new exchange starting with India that I’m super jazzed about! (Seriously, that one’s incredibly important in my opinion) Dropping visa requirements with Mexico! Private families being able to sponsor Syrian refugees to come live with them! CPP reform! Expanded child care benefits! Lots of great things that are good for people and will help build our economy. The recession’s rough right now, but we’re gonna get through it just fine!

I think I like exclamation points!

As for the whole “blaming sexist slurs on the recession” thing… well, that’s just a slightly more economic “boys will be boys,” I think. “Oh, don’t be hard on them, they’re just frustrated about the economy.” That’s not even mildly an excuse.

(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
4 years ago

Is there *anything* that Justin Trudeau can’t do?? As a USian, I am totes jelly!

BeckyHop
4 years ago

All this talk about “tingles” makes me want a Chuck Tingle book parodying Davis Aurini.

Call it “Pounded in the Butt by 50 Toy Skulls”

BeckyHop
4 years ago

All this talk about “tingles” makes me want a Chuck Tingle book parodying Davis Aurini.

Call it “Pounded in the Butt by 50 Toy Skulls”

Lady Mondegreen
Lady Mondegreen
4 years ago

Well, that was an interesting glimpse into Aurini’s pysche.

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@Bryce , good point and good (implied) question!

We’ve talked about hot women here before, as well as other hot men! Human beings can have “conventionally attractive” as an attribute!

There are two things to point out about this, though.

Point the first is that feminists do not reduce a woman to her hotness. Attractiveness is not considered the most important thing about a woman, it’s just one of the attributes she can have. And it’s a pretty shallow attribute too – I don’t think anyone here would disagree with that!

Point the second is that there’s a big difference between calling a man hot and calling a woman hot! Mainstream society acknowledges men as actors, who go out and do things! Hotness is acknowledged as an attribute that they can have without impinging on this. If a woman is described as hot within mainstream society, it is generally used as an attribute that stands in place of her other attributes. She isn’t an actor, she is a thing-that-is-hot. Which isn’t cool!

We want the world to be more like point the first, and less like point the second. Do you see? Did I mess that one up, everyone?

dlouwe
dlouwe
4 years ago

@Bryce

To add to Scildfreja’s comment, even in the case of blatantly objectifying a man, it’s doesn’t have the same weight as objectifying a woman. They just aren’t comparable actions.

Objectification – in general – isn’t a great thing, and it’d be fair to ask something like “Why are you glad he’s hot? What does that have to do with him being PM?” I think that’s an interesting question, and could lead to some good discussion.

But the ol’ “What if the genders were swapped?” is lazy and doesn’t add much to the conversation, because the genders aren’t swapped, and swapping the genders makes the context entirely different. ([…imagining how people would like apple pie if apples were oranges…])

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@Hambeast, well, he and Obama get along really well, so you have that! Obama’s apparently coming up here pretty soon to give an address to Parliament, which ought to be fun. I mean, everyone can see the bromance between Obama and Trudeau, right?

http://i.imgur.com/7NE3ude.gif

But there’s plenty he can’t do. Mostly centred around the fact that he’s super dorky and can’t help but goof off 😀

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weirwoodtreehugger: communist bonobo

Yeah, let’s pretend women aren’t the sexual class with their attractiveness or lack of attractiveness discussed constantly by men.

*Eyeroll*

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

That table thing is really hard. If you get it wrong (which is pretty easy to do) you slash your wrists and faceplant the table.

I’m impressed. Wish we had a few politicians like that.

BeckyHop
4 years ago

@Dalilama

Perhaps I’m letting my own tastes in men get the better of me here, but EXCUSE YOU

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@Alan, yeah, I agree – it’s so refreshing to see a politician who’s an actual human being! My vote in the election for him was between the Liberals and the NDP, and both were proposing fairly similar platforms. What it came down to was the fact that Trudeau was born the son of a very popular former Prime Minister (Pierre Trudeau) … but he didn’t turn into a rich brat. He’s been a school teacher, a camp councilor, a drama teacher. He didn’t pick up his dads’ sexism, either (which was sort of a complex thing, too). Compared with the others, he struck me as being the most – you know – real. Someone who understands the concerns of an average Canadian family, and won’t let his message get bogged down by formality or pretension.

The Tories and their fans over here love saying how he got in solely because of his name – and that most certainly is what got him the limelight to begin with – but I’m pretty confident that he’s his own man, and he’s going to do great things.

I hope you get some real people into parliament soon, over there!

(Or at the least, a few fewer lords in the House of Lords)

(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
(((Hambeast))) now, with more parentheses!
4 years ago

Dalillama – That black one (looks like a Utilikilt) with the tartan on the insides of the pleats is to die for! Husbeast might just get one for Winter Solstice…

dlouwe
dlouwe
4 years ago

The Tories and their fans over here love saying how he got in solely because of his name

His name did have some to do with it though. Not because his last name is “Trudeau”, mind, but rather because it isn’t “Harper.”

ColeYote
ColeYote
4 years ago

Oh, Davis Aurini. You are such a disgusting human being.

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ scildfreja

I have a few friends in politics, across the spectrum. On the whole they are all decent people who enter politics with anintention to try to do good (one big exception, he changed parties when he was offered a safe seat).

The “Ya-boo!” hyperbole is what makes the news, and passion is a good thing; but the flipside is you end up with a lot of bitterness and hate in the electorate. The extreme consequences of that is the Jo Cox murder, but that’s just an extension of the general vitriol.

The irony is the actual politicians are a lot less partisan and nuanced than the electorate. PMQs makes good TV, but if you look at the committees where the work of governing is actually done people are a lot more cooperative.

Ironically when a politician does show a human side it goes down well. That’s part of the reason for Boris Johnson’s popularity. If any other politician nearly garrotted themselves getting stuck on a zip wire it would be the end of their career, but he just gets “Well that’s Boris for you”. But if you watched the London Assembly meetings, again there was a lot of cooperation and the politicians of all stripes are a lot more friendly there than they pretend not to be when they’re interviewed.

Politics, it’s a funny old game.

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@Alan, that’s quite true, and I don’t mean to say that politicians are bad. There’s a worrying trend in the US where only rich people can get into federal government, and I worry that it’s started to leak up here. In general, though, they’re normal people trying to do good!

I was more talking about the way they act – there’s a certain condescension in the way the “stock” politician speaks that Trudeau doesn’t have. I’m hoping it starts to spread to the rest of our government here, and they can actually settle into doing some actual governing! With the Conservative political machine in shambles and the NDP doing no better, there’s a slight window in which their reconstruction could be for the better. Here’s hoping!

And another picture, because I can’t help myself and it’s heartwarming. Here’s the pink “heart” picture from before, this time with the original text:

http://www.joemygod.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/JTtransrights-660×330.jpg

“I believe in a Canada where men can give blood, regardless of their sexual orientation,” Trudeau said. “Where transgender people are protected by the law. A Canada where all prime ministers are proud to walk with the LGBT community during gay pride parades.”

The bill aimed at safeguarding transgender Canadians is to be tabled in the House of Commons on May 17, the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

I thought people here would like to know the context of that one.

Mari
Mari
4 years ago

Well Aurinni is wrong on the yaoi part . Bara is obviously better then yaoi!

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ scildfreja

You might like this story. A mate was asked to stand for the Tories. It was in a Labour safe seat so they just needed a hod carrier. He’s not particularly into politics so he was happy to do it (so long as he didn’t actually have to do any work)

There’s a nice convention here that you always vote for your opponent (so no-one ever gets zero votes).

We asked if he’d “done the decent thing?”

He said “I would have done, but I’m not on the electoral register”

(Amazingly you didn’t actually have to be at the time to stand for MP)

That’s the level of commitment you want in a politician 🙂

Axecalibur
Axecalibur
4 years ago

@Vicki, Hambeast, Carayak
*stares shyly at the floor*
Thx for answering. I’da felt a right git if nobody said anything

@Chio specifically
Fffffuuuuucccckkkk
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2sexy4me 😛

But since you sorta asked… you leave the house but forget your hat. The bus comes in, like, a minute. Is it worth it? Can you make it in time? That twinge in your belly. Like when you hold your breath for a second. That’s my immediate ‘dayum, you’re hot’ reaction. If that makes sense
As far as genitals (TMI ALERT)… “touchy”? Kinda. But more… heavy? Best word I can come up with. It’s like adding an extra book into a backpack… except on the front. Yours seems more fun. Mine’s an uncomfortable inconvenience. As in, getting heavy is way better than actually being heavy

@Alan
If you’re still curious, I’m 5.5′ (168cm for the SI types). Bringing down the average since middle school…

rick
rick
4 years ago

There’s a lot of Justin Trudeau love going on here, but despite his pretty face and socially liberal platforms, his parliamentary record is not good. He voted “yes” to a lot of Steven Harper’s ugliest legislation, he’s currently selling military hardware to Saudi Arabia, and he’s neoliberalist through and through (he favours the TPP). Harper swung Canada toward a Republican party style of governance, and many Canadians voted for Trudeau as an “anything but Harper” strategy. My impression of the guy is he’s the smiling face of capital – lots of women in the cabinet, a guy in a wheelchair, some Sikhs and a South Asian woman. Its just an aesthetic mask for the same old domination, and in 4-8 years we’ll dump them and vote in the Conservatives again and the cycle will continue to repeat.

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ axecalibur

Bringing down the average since middle school…

Ha, 🙂 but thank you for your input.

***TMI warning***

Re: tingly bits

Ever since accidentally whacking myself in the nads some years back I’ve been able to predict the weather.

Apparently that’s quite common. You get a bit of fluid trapped that acts as a mini barometer. So guys, if you sometimes feel a ‘dragging’ sensation down there (especially on the left) there’s nothing to worry about.

Scildfreja
Scildfreja
4 years ago

@rick, I’m certainly not happy about everything he’s done! Especially the Saudi Arabia thing, that makes me really angry. I had thought he was anti-TPP, as well! The TPP is a complicated thing, really (it’s terrible, but staying out of it will isolate us from those markets), but on the whole I do hope we stay out.

He isn’t perfect, but I have a better estimation of him than you, I think! I’m more hopeful that his policies will usher in a Canada that I can recognize again.

@Alan, hee hee!

to the story. Not the built-in barometer. That sounds uncomfortable :S

Alan Robertshaw
4 years ago

@ scildfreja

That sounds uncomfortable :S

It’s the nearest thing I’ve got to a superpower so I quite like it.

Fishy Goat
Fishy Goat
4 years ago

I have to agree with you, Rick. I like him as a person, but not as impressed at the policies. He’s done some good things, and some not so good ones. Very disappointed re: TPP and Saudi arms deal, for example.

Jarnsaxa
Jarnsaxa
4 years ago

Ever since accidentally whacking myself in the nads some years back I’ve been able to predict the weather.

Oh my god, really???

Okay, I take back everything, men really are magical.