Politicians in both parties appear ready to address the monopolistic tendencies emerging among some internet companies, including Google, Facebook, and Amazon. The question that remains is their motivations.
In 2017, before Greene’s Congressional run, she posted a video summarizing the QAnon theory and asserting, “there’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take this global cabal of Satan-worshiping pedophiles out, and I think we have the president to do it.”
“Suddenly people don’t have access to treatment right down the street or a phone call away. They have to find someone else.”
As a foreigner who is deeply concerned about our friends and neighbors in the United States, but nonetheless free from the visceral passions any politically engaged, responsible American must justly feel right now, I can only invite you to learn from our history in an attempt to repair the damage and move forward.
“We have a leader that can validate [insane belief systems], and it’s just like how Bigfoot is a leader to a lot of people.”
Authoritarian regimes seem to have fallen from accepted fashion, the liberalization of the West all but permanent. We have grown used to taking comfort in the status quo, in democracy. But too often, the underlying tremors of national dissolution are hidden by the celebratory cheers of November.
“Everything about being incarcerated is really expensive. Too expensive…. They find every way to punish you.”
How did we become so anesthetized to the deaths and suffering of the people at society’s margins?