Bundy Inbreds 1, Standing Rock Sioux 0
Yesterday’s dual headlines were a sick — beyond sick! — reminder of how little has changed in this country since the 1950s. Shit, make that the 1850s.
The Dakota Access Pipeline Company has sicced their private goon squad — the most brutal crackdown yet — on the nonviolent Native protesters who don’t want their water supply polluted by a pipeline rupture.
Meanwhile, in southeastern Oregon, a jury has decided that it’s perfectly OK for a gang of inbred neck-drooling rednecks to stage an armed takeover of a wildlife sanctuary, and occupy it for six weeks while threatening local residents.
I can’t think of anything printable to write about this. So instead of going on an endless rant about corporate enforcer/thugs disguised as “law enforcement officers” and a bunch of armed knuckle-dragging vigilante wannabes, I’ll just copy a few of the Facebook memes that have been going around since yesterday: