Why don't conservatives care that @[email protected] is flaunting Texas laws against smoking weed?

@wjmaggos because there's a lot more to conservatism than the social cons, and even they are sick and tired of the overreach of government and so are willing to look the other way on Rogan's dope smoking

@coldacid

are those laws no longer enforced at all in TX or is Rogan given an exception? isn't that the elitism conservatives now claim to hate?

@wjmaggos enforcement likely differs county by county, and yeah in the urban ones like where Rogan is there's likely little to no enforcement at all.

@coldacid @GettingCooked

Canadians talking about any American city being too liberal. Enjoy your healthcare hosiers!

@wjmaggos @coldacid Canada is lost. If only my very liberal, but slowly awakening wife would consider fleeing this shit hole...

@GettingCooked

come on down where you get called a commie for wanted what you guys take for granted. and Canadians like @coldacid call entire cities in another country traitorous. don't worry, we'll keep paying our money in taxes to keep you guys safe.

@wjmaggos @coldacid For starters, our Healthcare industry/system is in total collapse, so there's not much to take for granted. Even after paying ridiculous amounts of income, property, sales and sin taxes, including $5dollar gas when you folks were used to paying $2.50 for years. The diminishing returns are nothing to be proud of. And the whole aligned world 🌎 has been hiding behind the US shield for years. At a cost of US hegemony, worldwide bases and control of all major global institutions.

@GettingCooked @coldacid

my continual frustration with NA peeps in the UK, Australia, Canada etc is that your political/governmental situation (not where the activists are) is so much further left than ours, that what you want to get back to would still be considered too left for even the establishment down here. you commiserate with NA folks in the US about evil leftism but you guys don't actually agree about what normal would mean. I'm here wanting what you had & getting painted as a commie.

@wjmaggos @coldacid Amd in real life in Canada, I'm considered a Nazi. So there is that.

@neanderthalsnavel @GettingCooked @coldacid

most of the left is not woke, just scared. people don't understand the danger of all kinds of ideology leading eventually to illiberalism, it tears societies apart.

@wjmaggos @neanderthalsnavel @coldacid The woke may be the minority but they're getting all the attention and oxygen in the room. Perhaps they're useful idiots for the string pullers, but...

@GettingCooked @neanderthalsnavel @coldacid

the woke get attention because 1) it's great fodder for conservative outrage media ala LibsOfTikTok etc 2) since the 60s, corporations have pretended to be socially left for good PR while they remain fiscally right. that has worked well till now...

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