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[-] [email protected] 102 points 3 weeks ago

Project 2025 The plan the Conservative have for our future

This is for everyone that is taking the "oh well" stance... or the I'm going to wait it out stance... If you are unfamiliar with what the Republicans plan to do, I encourage you to look at the Project 2025 plan.

Some highlights

  • slash funding for the DOJ
  • dismantle the FBI
  • decimate environmental and climate change regulations in favor of fossil fuels
  • eliminate the department of commerce
  • ending the independence of multiple federal agencies
  • abolish the department of education
  • scientific funding would be limited to pro-conservative principles
  • end abortion nationwide
  • infuse government with Christianity
  • criminalize pornography
  • removing protections against discrimination for sexual or gender identity
  • terminating diversity, equity and inclusion programs and affirmative action
  • the military would be used for domestic law enforcement
  • the arrest and detention of undocumented immigrants
  • speedy capital punishment

Project director Paul Dans, a former Trump administration official, explained that Project 2025 is "systematically preparing to march into office and bring a new army, aligned, trained, and essentially weaponized conservatives ready to do battle against the deep state."

So, for fucks sake, can we stop saying that we can wait out Trump for another term. There won't be an America left if there is another term.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 weeks ago

The non-voters don’t care. The ones that actually subscribe to the ignorant narrative of single issue protesting are too stubborn to admit they’re wrong. And the rest of them are right-wing/Russian propagandists.

Basically, what you shared is what either of the aforementioned will use as a platform to bolster their effort to sell everyone on their bullshit ideology.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

I think they do care, they've just been taught that their vote doesn't matter. This seems to be especially true of non-white people i talk to. How can we encourage people to engage? A meme or a list of concerns is not going to change their mindset when they've been manipulated into generations of apathetic resistance.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

No, they’re upset over a single issue every election year. They’re easily manipulated. That’s it.

This happens every four years. Like clock work. They find some hot button social issue and use it to hold our election ransom.

And also, If they thought their votes don’t matter, they wouldn’t threaten to not vote at all or vote third party if they don’t get their way. Because if their votes didn’t matter- it would be empty threats.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 3 weeks ago

The people I've spoken with who don't vote are mostly black or brown and aren't withholding votes because of some issue. They've never voted. I invited a friend to go primary vote with me and she said, "no thanks, but you have fun with that."

[-] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago

I don’t think we’re taking about the same thing.

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