msnbc.com
Sanders, Trump campaigns defy conventional wisdom
Rachel Maddow note that the Beltway conventional wisdom about the campaigns of Senator Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have both turned out to be wrong, with neither turning out to be a flash in the pan, and Trump apparently bound by no rules of gaffe.

It seems odd to me that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are grouped together so often, but it also kind of makes sense when you look at the rest of the field. It’s rare to see somebody take on the establishment in the American political system. It’s even more rare to see someone do it with sane policy suggestions and a genuine campaign backed by a decades long political career in which they have consistently fought for the average American. I’m definitely not referring to Donald Trump, even though calling all Hispanics rapists and drug dealers is definitely against the grain of American politics. 

Bernie Sanders 2016!

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(via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5vOKKMipSA)

Bernie is on point in this interview. Remember to get out and vote during the primaries!

According to multiple new polls, Donald Trump is still leading the field of Republican candidates for president, which I have to say is all going to be very funny until the White House is covered in gold paint.
—  Jimmy Kimmel, Punchlines
takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com
Bad News for Climate-Change Deniers
New polls and a report issued last week show Republicans who fail to address the issue aren’t helping themselves with business or voters.
By Anna North

Excerpt:

First, a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit puts climate change in terms of cold, hard cash: It estimates that investors will lose $4.2 trillion between now and 2100 as a result of the changing climate, an amount about equal to the G.D.P. of Japan. If climate change is worse than expected, the loss could be as much as $13.8 trillion.

A Quinnipiac University poll released last Thursday shows where the public is moving. A majority of voters in Colorado, Virginia and Iowa said they agreed with Pope Francis that more action is necessary to fight climate change.As Emily Atkin of ThinkProgress notes, Democrats in those swing states were more likely than Republicans to support increased action on climate change — but even among Republicans, those who oppose increased action had only a slim margin over those who think something more must be done.

On to the meat and potatoes of the ideological basis for the term “cuckservative“

The smoking gun is to be found on neo-reactionary and white ethnic-nationalist wordpress accounts and blogs. Here, peeling away the sensitivity filter of news aggregates only now picking it up since blowing up on social media (buzzfeed, breitbart, their ilk) and a need to be “politically correct“ to present new ideas at a time when earnest opinion is derided by the academically minded and the Sensible Majority alike, we see a surprisingly lurid ideological foundation of this shitpost meme turned galvanizing force for the radical right in America that’s particular mentality has remained obscure up until now:

The Dissidenti™™ and their frazzled hall monitors buzzsaw with talk about “cuckservatives.” It’s the shiv du jour, you see. As shivs go, it is in this ‘umble narrator’s opinion one of the more lethal of the semantic shanks employed by dark realists.

Lovers and haters of the Cuck Shiv gird for battle (well, the haters girdle for battle). The wielders love the twist of their shiny new toy. The haters brace defensively, shielding vitals. As well they should. CH commenters wonder, not without historical wonderment precedent for questions of Realtalk™ provenance aligned with Chateau themes, was it Heartiste who coined the “cuckservative” scarlet C? Answer: I don’t know. The first mention of it here is dated 24 Jun 2015. I suspect Poasting Whytes were first in the field with their version. Perhaps the term was independently formulated by multiple parties, inspired to simultaneous Phoenixian birth by the polluted cascade of daily poz.

I can tell you this for certain: The term “cuckold”, and its related emotional resonance, was thrust rudely into the public consciousness and popularized right here, at Chateau Heartiste, long before the current fascination with the pregnant (heh) weight of the slur. Kneejerk anti-truthers and perplexed alt-rightists scoffed at first contact with Le Chateau’s musings on the metadeath genetic threat cuckoldry poses to men, but in time even they began to see the value of the concept as a right and proper fitting metaphor for supplicants and sycophants and self-sodomizers of various stripes, which of course means they understood on a sub-discourse level the biomechanic sexual market truth implied by the insult.

To the gristle: What is a cuckservative?

Occam’s Razor ably decodes.

  • Very basically, the cuckservative is a white gentile conservative (or libertarian) who thinks he’s promoting his own interests but really isn’t.  In fact, the cuckservative is an extreme universalist and seems often to suffer from ethnomasochism & pathological altruism. In short, a cuckservative is a white (non-Jewish) conservative who isn’t racially aware.

That’s a serviceable academic description. I prefer something a leetle more… pungent.

CH definition: A cuckservative is a cowardly pussy who sucks up to leftoid equalists for mercy and pisses himself when he gets accused of racism, sexism, or anti-semitism.

Corollary to the above CH definition: The cuckservative will throw his brother and his nation under the bus if it means he keeps his token status as cog in the Hivemind machine. Those cocktail parties aren’t going to attend themselves!

So what’s the difference between a cuckservative and a garden variety shitlib? Delayed reaction. The cuckservative may or may not be a true believer in reality-denying feminism or anti-white antiracism, but he sure as hell knows to stick his crabbed finger in the air to see which cheek he should spread for his equalist overlord’s strap-on.

Source (disclaimer: extremely rough, unpalatable language and seas ahead)

So for those who are surprised by the sustained and seemingly invincible popularity of Donald Trump over that of any other candidate currently in the Primary mill, Democrat and Republican alike, here’s your answer. A spell of unrelenting and unforgiving radical left ideological in public consciousness has yielded to the radical right, who are now utilizing that same mentality of unrelenting, confrontational, unforgiving presence popularized by the radical left.

This comes at a time when mainstream Republicans are tired with pandering to and capitulating toward the Democrat platform and narrative, so thus the cuckservative monicker and the idea of political cuckholds has launched into the mainstream right wing lexicon with relative ease. The left control the general narrative now and influence the Republican party, regardless if you personally feel they don’t (muh perpetual underdog complex). Recent triumphs with regards to key Democrat issues should illustrate this and 8 years of Republican floundering resulting from mediocre pandering figureheads as well.
Republicans and right wing moderates see Trump’s brashness and straightforward racism as refreshing and his refusal to seek approval of the left nor to apologize for slights against them as a core value to rally behind, perhaps as a protest against the American political climate, which is what is attracting middle of the road Americans.

The left has seemingly grown accustomed to assuming that the rightwing is on “The Wrong Side of History” and so are completely flabbergasted and confused at the sight of Trump’s unrelenting disregard for their feelings and his surging popularity in light of this. Like any other human sure of their arrogance, the left has become accustomed to silence and mistaken it for victory.

The right wing silent majority in the USA, buttressed by a moderate faction wary of and reactionary to hugely publicized and now mainstream radical left social theory, is rapidly finding their voice and realizing that to kill the Republican party as it has been, to discredit career GOP figures as leftist cuckholds, is preferable to settling for Romneys and McCains. So meme leader Trump pulls ahead and the ball rolls into the courts of all the other GOP candidates to put up or shut up.

The republican party is likely to play along with this on some level because Trump’s continued success shows it is indeed a palatable political stance to take for these career populists and that secretly, the GOP has longed for being “out and proud” as Israel has long been the Republican party’s stand in for a white ethnic nation to unquestioningly defend.

This Presidential Primaries are going to be fucking ridiculous and compelling from here on out.

Dear White People Who Don’t Believe In Racism:

If racism doesn’t exist, why is it that fringe Republicans say we might never have another Black President because Obama has done such a terrible job, but never once posited we wouldn’t have another white one after Clinton even though they hated him just as much?

Patiently awaiting your answer.

Global Warming (Simplified for children, members of congress, and aspiring Presidents)
  1. Carbon dioxide is a gas, made out of one carbon, and two oxygens
  2. It sits way up in the atmosphere (That’s a fancy science word for the sky)
  3. It’s not just a gas though, it’s a greenhouse gas. That means it traps heat.
  4. You know smoke? Most smoke is carbon dioxide.
  5. Just like how it’s hotter in a smoky room, than it is in a clear room, it’s hotter in an atmosphere full of carbon dioxide than it is in a clear atmosphere
  6. Just about everything do people do burns fossil fuels (like oil, natural gas, and coal). Things like cars, trains, factories, buses, big huge houses, and even Trump Hotels, all of these burn fossil fuels.
  7. Burning fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide. Like, A LOT of it.
  8. And the more fossil fuels we burn, the more carbon dioxide (and other greenhouse gases) we release into our atmosphere. And that makes our atmosphere hotter.
  9. That’s it. No hoaxes, no conspiracies, no Chinese plots. Just us (people) turning our planet (Earth) into a big old smoky room. Kind of like the ones politicians like to make deals in.

2016 GOP Candidates’ Views on Climate Change

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2014/05/12/where-the-2016-gop-contenders-stand-on-climate-change/

Climate Change Denier James Inhofe Leads Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120134/climate-change-denier-james-inhofe-lead-environment-committee

Donald Trump Believes Global Warming is a Chinese Conspiracy

http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2014/01/donald-trump-global-warming-polar-vortex