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Sarah Silverman Is Right: Democrats Are The Party Of Absolutism

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Raunchy Democratic comedian Sarah Silverman says the “righteousness porn” and “absolutist-ness” present in the Democratic Party is a problem, and it’s driving her, and possibly other voters, away from partisan loyalties. She is absolutely right.

“I just, I don’t know that I want to be associated with any party. I really, I think I don’t want to be associated with any party anymore,” Silverman recently explained to her viewers. “It just, it comes with too much baggage. Every party, it comes with so much f-cking baggage that no ideas can be taken at face value.”

It’s the “absolutist-ness” present in the Democratic Party and the extreme timelines progressives force on policy, Silverman said, that especially bother her.

“It’s so f-cking elitist. For something called progressive, it allows for zero progress. It’s all or nothing, no steps toward all or f-cking nothing,” Silverman said.

Silverman has a history of being politically active, most often backing Democrats in presidential races. Not only did she use her comedic platform to push voters and donors to support Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, but she also came out strong in favor of Hillary Clinton in 2016 after she realized Bernie Sanders, her preferred candidate, was losing steam in the primaries. Even after she stripped on camera with other celebrities to encourage viewers to follow vote-by-mail protocols, Silverman is ready to peace out of the progressive party and cut her ties with the Democratic agenda because it is hyperfocused on forcing people to think and act the same way.

But who can blame her? For years now, Democrats have manipulated every institution that wields power to punish others for not conforming to their agenda. Whether it is monopolizing Big Tech to shut down political dissenters and then-president of the United States Donald Trump or demanding that people affirm anti-scientific premises and list their pronouns in their social media bios and work emails, many on the left have hijacked political discourse and disagreement to force one radical agenda that benefits elites the most. Democrats are weaponizing cancel culture and other means of action against tradition, religion, and conservative principles, using labels such as “racist,” “bigot,” and “fascist,” to ensure they will not face overwhelming ideological opposition again.

Emphasis in politics, as Silverman explained, should be on ideas, but it’s when the freedom of ideas is threatened that people like this leftist comedian appear to lose their trust in the party they once dearly loved.

“Without ideas, what are we? Without a common truth, how can we talk about it? You know, Republicans might hear an idea that they would totally agree with, but if it comes from AOC, then they hate it. And of course, you know, to be honest, when I hear an idea that comes from a Republican, it’s suspect to me,” Silverman concluded. “We all put, we all put too much sh-t on this stuff. We no longer are able to be a nation of ideas.”

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Unhinged Beta Male Harasses Pregnant Woman at Grocery Store for Not Wearing a Mask (VIDEO)

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A completely unhinged leftist harassed a pregnant woman in line at a grocery store for not wearing a mask.

The same thug mocked her for being pregnant and thought it would be a good idea to publish this on social media.

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Here’s the video if it gets pulled from Twitter.

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Farmers Sue Biden Administration Over ‘Racist’ COVID Relief Plan

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A disabled white farmer has sued President Joe Biden’s administration over his COVID-19 loan forgiveness program, alleging he can’t participate because he is white.

Adam Faust, a white resident of Chilton, Calumet County in Wisconsin, is one of five Midwestern farmers who filed a lawsuit on April 6 that accuses the federal government of violating their constitutional rights, Fox 11 reported.

The other plaintiffs are farmers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Ohio who have direct loans with the Farm Service Agency or USDA-backed loans and are “otherwise eligible for the loan-forgiveness program in ARPA, except for the color of their skin,” according to the lawsuit.

Attorneys for the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty filed the suit on behalf of the white farmers in federal court in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

As per the lawsuit, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) provides $4 billion to forgive loans for “socially disadvantaged” farmers and ranchers.

The phrase “socially disadvantaged” includes explicit racial classifications, according to the lawsuit, which states that in order to be eligible for ARPA’s debt relief, farmers and ranchers must be black, Native American, Hispanic, Asian American, or a Pacific Islander.

It contends that other farmers—white farmers, for example—are ineligible.

“Were plaintiffs eligible for the loan forgiveness benefit, they would have the opportunity to make additional investments in their property, expand their farms, purchase equipment and supplies, and otherwise support their families and local communities,” the lawsuit states.

“Because plaintiffs are ineligible to even apply for the program solely due to their race, they have been denied the equal protection of the law and therefore suffered harm,” it adds.

The lawsuit requests that the court enter a temporary and preliminary injunction preventing defendants from applying racial classifications when determining eligibility for loan modifications and payments and to declare that the racial classifications are unconstitutional.

Faust, who is the owner of Faust Farms, branded the program racist.

“It was just out and out racist, and I really don’t think that there should be racism allowed in the federal government at any level,” he told Fox 11.

“If somebody’s green, I think they should be allowed to participate, based on their actual qualifications for the program, and not just picking an arbitrary thing like race.”

“I don’t see where they’re gonna be impacted any different than anybody else,” Faust said. “I’ve never seen any government program based solely on that. I mean, if it would’ve been against any other race, everybody would’ve been onboard and would’ve been complaining immediately!”

As per a press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture published on April 29, the American Rescue Plan included provisions for USDA to pay up to 120 percent of loan balances, as of Jan. 1, 2021, for Farm Service Agency (FSA) Direct and Guaranteed Farm Loans and Farm Storage Facility Loans debt relief to any socially disadvantaged producer who has a qualifying loan with FSA.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture told Fox 11 that it was reviewing the lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Justice, but that the USDA plans to continue to offer loan forgiveness to “socially disadvantaged” farmers.

The Epoch Times has contacted the U.S. Department of Justice for comment.

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Teacher Reads Book About Transgenderism to First Graders, School Board President in District Owns ALL AGES SEX SHOP

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A massive scandal is brewing in the Bellingham School District in Washington, where a first grade teacher recently read a book about transgenderism to her first grade class.

The uproar about the book lead parents to contact the school board — and the revelation that the school board president owns an “all ages” sex toy shop.

The teacher, Jennifer Miller, read the book I am Jazz to her class. The story was written by Jazz Jennings, who was on a reality show as a transgender child. It is about a two-year-old biological male transitioning to female, with the support of his parents.

When a concerned parent emailed the teacher to ask about the book, the teacher sent back a bunch of woke nonsense about inclusion. The email was obtained by the Young America’s Foundation.

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“Yes, I did read this book,” Miller replied. “As a district we are working hard to support all members of our school community and promote inclusion through understanding and compassion.”

Parents began to reach out to the school board who refused to take any action.

An investigation by the Young America’s Foundation found that Jennifer Mason, president of the Bellingham School Board, owns and operates a self-described “all-ages” sex toy shop.

“I want to show people if sex isn’t something to be ashamed about, then I should be able to be an elected official and own a sex shop at the same time,” Mason told her local paper. “That’s what it means to live your values.”

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