Morning Greatness: Marketing for an Expansive Security State Begins with the J6 Commission Today

Good Tuesday morning.

Two minutes of hate:

The January 6 witch hunt commission, otherwise known as the “cover up our own incompetence” commission, is set to begin today. This event should be treated as a marketing effort for a jacked up security state. The purpose is to distract from the Democrat/Biden incompetence and to persuade the simple-minded that there was a dangerous army of whitesupremacistpepethefrognaziMAGATrumpaloos who plotted to overthrow the government (iNsUrReCtiOn) and the 2020 election by busting into the Capitol building. As I often ask on my weekly podcast with Julie Kelly, once this purported militia breached the Capitol, what was the plan to seize control of the center of power? How was that going to happen, what was the plan to take over?

USA Today wants you to know there is going to be “emotional testimony” from the “some of the most sympathetic characters” like the capitol police. If GOP is smart (they aren’t) they would have a war room set up to counter and respond to every spin and lie that seeps out of this sh!tshow. We all know how this is going to go down, we saw it during RUSSIA collusion hoax, we saw it during Ukraine phone call/impeachment fiasco, there’s no excuse not to be prepared to counter Democrats’ publicity stunt. But the GOP won’t so don’t expect much.

Robin DiAngelo, a white racial grievance profiteer, has proclaimed that the medium of comedy is just an excuse to be racist. Television shows like “Family Guy,” “The Simpsons” and “South Park” that purport to be comedy are really just providing cover for racism.

“Comedy is, I think, an excuse to get to be racist, right? I think TV shows like ‘Family Guy’ and ‘South Park’ and maybe ‘The Simpsons’ allowed White people to be racist self-consciously,” she told Jaffe. “Like, I know I’m being racist and therefore it doesn’t count and it’s OK.”

“I don’t think it’s benign to do it in a joking way,” she continued. “And there is a concept in comedy called punching up, there are very different power dynamics and it doesn’t hurt in the same way. It doesn’t invoke a deep, deep centuries-long history of oppression when you poke fun at say, White people. But it’s very, very different when you poke fun at people of color.”

“So how do we deal with laughing at a racist joke? We recognized that in those moments we were reinforcing those ideas and those ideologies. Let’s use [former President Donald] Trump as an example when he talked about Mexicans being rapists, I would never say that, but it’s not like I never heard it circulating that I’ve already absorbed and fortunately I have the consciousness now to resist it,” DiAngelo said in the interview.

“And so many white people think they’re just exempt from all of that, so yes, you laughed at it [a racist joke] in the past, recognized that it has contributed to your basic framework of racism, but now you can see it and you’re going to challenge it.”

It’s different when you make fun of White people. No, it is not. Who is this lady, and her band of social justice harpies to tell anyone what their true motivation and intent is regarding their words and deeds? Individuals have free will, they have the ability to deliberate and chose their words and actions and some racial con artist does not get to pass judgement or decipher what true intent lies beneath. The act of doing so is an attempt to control and abuse. These folks do not get to tell you what “color” you are, what “race” you are, if you are an oppressor or what your motivation in life is. They also don’t get to hold you accountable for actions that long proceeded your birth.

We have an entire generation of feeble, broken children who have been robbed of their carefree youth because they are obsessed with semantic gatekeeping and hermenuetically examining their racial pedigree to gain recognition and acceptance. When I was a teenager we lived under the threat of nuclear war but my fellow Gen Xers  and I were still out partying, hanging out at the mall and getting into trouble.

46:
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Senators scramble to save infrastructure deal
Manchin warns ‘everything could fall apart’ if bipartisan infrastructure bill fails
Pelosi expected to extend proxy voting as Delta variant surges
Schumer says Senate may have to work through weekend on stalled infrastructure bill
Biden calls reporter ‘pain in the neck’ for question about Veterans Affairs COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Civil unrest:
Oh boy. Former Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted and robbed
PayPal Partners With ADL To ‘Fight Extremism And Hate’ By Researching, Disrupting Payments
Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its work
GOP brawls over Trump on eve of first Jan. 6 hearing
Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger prepare for blockbuster hearing amid attacks from their own party
Idiot. Man Confronts Tucker Carlson At Montana Store: ‘You Are The Worst Human Being’
Two New York Towns To Boycott Ben & Jerry’s
DeSantis takes action against Ben & Jerry’s for ending sales in Israeli-occupied areas
Delaware House lawmaker won’t seek reelection after using racist, sexist slur
Olympian Lolo Jones blasts anthem protests, says ‘delicate balance’ between sports and social activism
New York City police release new footage believed tied to brutal Brooklyn beating

Coronavirus news:
COVID-19 infections double at VA facilities as agency mandates vaccines for health care professionals
DOJ says federal law doesn’t bar businesses, agencies from mandating Covid vaccines
U.S. to maintain travel restrictions, citing Delta variant
Biden: Long-COVID May Be Considered A Disability Under Law
San Francisco bars to require vaccine proof, negative COVID-19 tests to drink inside
FDNY union comes out against de Blasio vaccine requirement
How AstraZeneca threw away its shot
Former FDA head says US may turn pandemic around in coming weeks
Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients
The US could see 200,000 Covid-19 cases a day within the next six weeks, former CDC director says
California, NYC to workers: Get vaccine or face weekly tests

Other morsels:
Mike Enzi, former Wyoming senator, dead at 77
Trump endorses Ken Paxton over George P. Bush for Texas AG
ICE nabs more than 300 illegal immigrant sex offenders since June as part of national operation
Chinese diplomats furious over media photo of country’s weightlifting gold-medalist
Final victim of Florida building collapse identified
In Nord Stream 2 fight, Ukraine gives EU taste of its own bureaucracy
Labor Unions Spent Nearly $2 Billion On 2020 Election Cycle, Study Finds
She was magnificent! Amber English Sets New Olympic Record In Skeet Shooting, Brings Home Gold For USA
Cruz Blocks Israel Bill Over Watered-Down Support for Jewish State

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

Photo: WASHINGTON,DC-JAN6: Supporters of President Trump storm the United States Capitol building. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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