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Confused, Doctor, and Family: Dr. Jens Foell Following @fMRI guy Replying to @Trancewith Me As we say in Germany, if there's a Nazi at the table and 10 other people sitting there talking to him, you got a table with 11 Nazis. 7:18 PM-13 Feb 2018 2,004 Retweets 5,180 Likes sleepyowlet: silverscreenx: sleepyowlet: antifaintl: Reminder. To all the absolute walnuts in the notes: No, sitting down to talk with a Nazi if you don’t know they’re a Nazi doesn’t make you a Nazi. Neither is trying to talk one out of their mindset. I’m not sure if you’re genuinely confused about this or just sea-lioning, but on the off-chance you’re sincere: The quote is about people being complacent and accepting of Nazis in social settings, much in the same way that rapists feel validated by rape jokes. It’s about denying Nazis social validation and acceptance, which is a good and necessary thing. It’s about putting up a stink at family gatherings by refusing to share a meal with uncle Harry after he makes a joke about “some people” needing to be gassed. It’s about standing up to members of your social group spouting antisemitic or racist shit. It’s about challenging them. And yes, trying to talk them out of it is a valid way to do that. But if you can’t, cut ties. It means that if you are complacent, you are part of the problem. So we’re supposed to give them a victim mentality that will sooner or later evolve into a revenge fantasy and culminate in actual revenge and criminal behavior? You really don’t understand that all this “punch Nazis” jargon does is making evil grow in hiding, until it’s strong enough to fight back? And it’s not even a saying here. The good Doctor just made up some ideological bullshit. Don’t try to add nuance to a blanket statement after the fact. Hello. Hi. East German here. We actually do say that. And…you are aware that they already are violent? That they kill people as is? Remember the Zwickauer Terrortrio? Punching them doesn’t make them worse than they already are - Nazis are always violent because their very ideology already is violence. But you know what punching them achieves? It makes them afraid. It makes it so that they don’t dare to try to climb on the herring barrel and shout shit at crowds. It makes it harder for them to recruit followers openly. Punching Nazis and openly ridiculing and shaming them makes sure their bullshit doesn’t get normalised, aka suitable for polite conversation which, as I said, the quote is about. Make Nazis afraid again.
Confused, Doctor, and Family: Dr. Jens Foell
 Following
 @fMRI guy
 Replying to @Trancewith Me
 As we say in Germany, if there's a Nazi at the
 table and 10 other people sitting there talking
 to him, you got a table with 11 Nazis.
 7:18 PM-13 Feb 2018
 2,004 Retweets 5,180 Likes
sleepyowlet:

silverscreenx:

sleepyowlet:


antifaintl:
Reminder.
To all the absolute walnuts in the notes: No, sitting down to talk with a Nazi if you don’t know they’re a Nazi doesn’t make you a Nazi. Neither is trying to talk one out of their mindset. I’m not sure if you’re genuinely confused about this or just sea-lioning, but on the off-chance you’re sincere:
The quote is about people being complacent and accepting of Nazis in social settings, much in the same way that rapists feel validated by rape jokes. It’s about denying Nazis social validation and acceptance, which is a good and necessary thing.
It’s about putting up a stink at family gatherings by refusing to share a meal with uncle Harry after he makes a joke about “some people” needing to be gassed. It’s about standing up to members of your social group spouting antisemitic or racist shit. It’s about challenging them. And yes, trying to talk them out of it is a valid way to do that. But if you can’t, cut ties.
It means that if you are complacent, you are part of the problem.


So we’re supposed to give them a victim mentality that will sooner or later evolve into a revenge fantasy and culminate in actual revenge and criminal behavior? 
You really don’t understand that all this “punch Nazis” jargon does is making evil grow in hiding, until it’s strong enough to fight back?
And it’s not even a saying here. The good Doctor just made up some ideological bullshit.
Don’t try to add nuance to a blanket statement after the fact. 

Hello. Hi. East German here. We actually do say that.
And…you are aware that they already are violent? That they kill people as is? Remember the Zwickauer Terrortrio? Punching them doesn’t make them worse than they already are - Nazis are always violent because their very ideology already is violence.
But you know what punching them achieves? It makes them afraid. It makes it so that they don’t dare to try to climb on the herring barrel and shout shit at crowds. It makes it harder for them to recruit followers openly. Punching Nazis and openly ridiculing and shaming them makes sure their bullshit doesn’t get normalised, aka suitable for polite conversation which, as I said, the quote is about.
Make Nazis afraid again.

sleepyowlet: silverscreenx: sleepyowlet: antifaintl: Reminder. To all the absolute walnuts in the notes: No, sitting down to talk with a...

Beautiful, Blessed, and Bodies : Trashmouth Your Mom > 345,987 likes Trashmouth Wow. Tough blow, this Richie Tozier news. My fiance here was a fan. I hope he doesn't take it too hard #CancelRichieTozier #BlowMe BevvieMarshHoly Shit, Rich SummerKid324 Plot Twist view all 12,243 comments reddie-fucked-me-up: Art by the beautiful @koryandr, who listened to my idea in our Reddie Discord Server, blessed my fucking seeing globes with THIS beautiful sketch, and inspired me to write a little more <3The news broke overnight: Old tweets expose comedian Richie Tozier as homophobe.There was a huge “#CancelRichieTozier” party, of course. When isn’t there? A small handful of celebrities sounded off about their disapproval, a bunch of old haters flooded his comment sections of every social media account, and even a few fans spoke out, condemning him for it and shaming themselves for not “knowing something was up with him”.If you asked Richie, the only thing they should be shaming themselves for was telling a cock sucker he was homophobic for joking about other cock suckers on the internet five years ago, but hey. Who was he to judge?Now, normally Richie would have loved to jump on the scandal. Hell, he’d probably be right there along with his haters, insisting he have the most Extra™ of cancellation parties. Unfortunately though, he happened to be sleeping when the “receipts” surfaced. It wasn’t until he awoke, bleary eyed and exhausted, that he knew anything was amiss— the sheer amount of notifications on his phone being enough to scare anyone.Especially the five missed calls from his agent.“Oh fuck me,” He groaned, falling back against the pillows once more. Eddie was right there, pushing back into his space and nuzzling his face into Richie’s shoulder in a lazy attempt to block out the light.If Richie took a moment or two to stare before turning his attention once more to the shit storm on his phone, who could blame him?He scrolled through notification after notification, mind still rather numb from the early morning, but smiling nonetheless. I mean, how could he not, this shit was hilarious! Sure, he probably should’ve been calling his agent back, but instead he raised his phone in the air, snapping a quick shot of him and his fiancé to sent to their friends.It was maybe the best picture he’d ever taken.Growing up in a town as close-minded as Derry, Richie and Eddie were just a couple of the many who were raised to believe being gay was wrong. Richie grew up desperate to believe he was anything else (well, technically he was bisexual, but that was besides the point), and Eddie grew up believing he was inherently dirty.Eventually, they found a home in each other, but it had taken some time. They didn’t know how to allow themselves to be intimate, and there were a lot of stumbles. Just as there always is with your first love. Except, that “first love” was going to be their only love. Richie had made it official weeks ago. He liked it, and he finally, finally put a ring on it. He just… hadn’t gone public with it yet.Eddie didn’t mind. They were both still far more uncomfortable with public displays of affection than they’d care to admit. You could be run out of an arcade is someone thought you were so much as flirting with a guy. That kind of hardwiring took time to change.Well… looking at this photo— at the way their bodies could just exist together— Richie started to wonder if his hardwire wasn’t glitching. He just couldn’t get the math to work. Why would this ever be something he didn’t want to share? The way Eddie could just close his eyes and mold himself against Richie’s entire body, trusting him with this… this precious thing he was. This thing that probably should’ve belonged to someone more deserving, but he gave to Richie.With one last tired smile at the photo, Richie decided to do what he does best:Not think.It was a little difficult typing with one shoulder pinned under Eddie, but he managed fine enough, typing his official response to all the drama.“Wow. Tough blow, this Richie Tozier news. My fiancé here was a fan. I hope he doesn’t take it too hard #CancelRichieTozier #BlowMe”
Beautiful, Blessed, and Bodies : Trashmouth
 Your Mom >
 345,987 likes
 Trashmouth Wow. Tough blow, this Richie Tozier
 news. My fiance here was a fan. I hope he doesn't
 take it too hard #CancelRichieTozier #BlowMe
 BevvieMarshHoly Shit, Rich
 SummerKid324 Plot Twist
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reddie-fucked-me-up:

Art by the beautiful @koryandr, who listened to my idea in our Reddie Discord Server, blessed my fucking seeing globes with THIS beautiful sketch, and inspired me to write a little more <3The news broke overnight: Old tweets expose comedian Richie Tozier as homophobe.There was a huge “#CancelRichieTozier” party, of course. When isn’t there? A small handful of celebrities sounded off about their disapproval, a bunch of old haters flooded his comment sections of every social media account, and even a few fans spoke out, condemning him for it and shaming themselves for not “knowing something was up with him”.If you asked Richie, the only thing they should be shaming themselves for was telling a cock sucker he was homophobic for joking about other cock suckers on the internet five years ago, but hey. Who was he to judge?Now, normally Richie would have loved to jump on the scandal. Hell, he’d probably be right there along with his haters, insisting he have the most Extra™ of cancellation parties. Unfortunately though, he happened to be sleeping when the “receipts” surfaced. It wasn’t until he awoke, bleary eyed and exhausted, that he knew anything was amiss— the sheer amount of notifications on his phone being enough to scare anyone.Especially the five missed calls from his agent.“Oh fuck me,” He groaned, falling back against the pillows once more. Eddie was right there, pushing back into his space and nuzzling his face into Richie’s shoulder in a lazy attempt to block out the light.If Richie took a moment or two to stare before turning his attention once more to the shit storm on his phone, who could blame him?He scrolled through notification after notification, mind still rather numb from the early morning, but smiling nonetheless. I mean, how could he not, this shit was hilarious! Sure, he probably should’ve been calling his agent back, but instead he raised his phone in the air, snapping a quick shot of him and his fiancé to sent to their friends.It was maybe the best picture he’d ever taken.Growing up in a town as close-minded as Derry, Richie and Eddie were just a couple of the many who were raised to believe being gay was wrong. Richie grew up desperate to believe he was anything else (well, technically he was bisexual, but that was besides the point), and Eddie grew up believing he was inherently dirty.Eventually, they found a home in each other, but it had taken some time. They didn’t know how to allow themselves to be intimate, and there were a lot of stumbles. Just as there always is with your first love. Except, that “first love” was going to be their only love. Richie had made it official weeks ago. He liked it, and he finally, finally put a ring on it. He just… hadn’t gone public with it yet.Eddie didn’t mind. They were both still far more uncomfortable with public displays of affection than they’d care to admit. You could be run out of an arcade is someone thought you were so much as flirting with a guy. That kind of hardwiring took time to change.Well… looking at this photo— at the way their bodies could just exist together— Richie started to wonder if his hardwire wasn’t glitching. He just couldn’t get the math to work. Why would this ever be something he didn’t want to share? The way Eddie could just close his eyes and mold himself against Richie’s entire body, trusting him with this… this precious thing he was. This thing that probably should’ve belonged to someone more deserving, but he gave to Richie.With one last tired smile at the photo, Richie decided to do what he does best:Not think.It was a little difficult typing with one shoulder pinned under Eddie, but he managed fine enough, typing his official response to all the drama.“Wow. Tough blow, this Richie Tozier news. My fiancé here was a fan. I hope he doesn’t take it too hard #CancelRichieTozier #BlowMe”

reddie-fucked-me-up: Art by the beautiful @koryandr, who listened to my idea in our Reddie Discord Server, blessed my fucking seeing globes...

America, Community, and Cute: Mira Jacob @mirajacob Two things I didn't know until I was yesterday years old: 1) Memorial Day was started by African Americans honoring fallen Union solders 2) The Statue of Liberty was gifted to America to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants. Erasure is real, you all. But that part we knew. 7:28 AM May 27, 2019 Twitter for iPhone 37.2K Likes 12.2K Retweets valquainton: ms-demeanor: ms-demeanor: the-barista-who-became-a-rabbit: meganphntmgrl: panic-boy-21: blckrapunzel: laughingacademy: interficio-vos: thatpettyblackgirl: The White Wash is real. One of the Earliest Memorial Day Ceremonies Was Held by Freed Slaves The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts Just wait until you google what the original Statue of Liberty(that got refused by America)looked like For those of you who don’t want to look it up yourselves: Lady Liberty is a black woman. Guys, this has been thoroughly debunked since 2000, and it does the statue on the left there a huge disservice to treat her as an unwanted copy. That’s Lady Liberty of St. Maarten, an homage from 2007 (post-dating the debunking, even) that was dedicated to the anniversary of the ending of slavery there: The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor is a representation of Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, with bonus American iconography: HOWEVER: Lady Liberty in New York is not based on a white woman, either.  She’s a Muslim Arab woman, at least in terms of the modeling of her face. Her face was reused from an abandoned project to build a colossal statue of a modern Egyptian Arab peasant woman near the Suez Canal (as verified by the Smithsonian, no less). While she wasn’t originally dedicated specifically for immigrants, the poem “The New Colossus” was added specifically because of the position she occupied in the harbor and the symbolic visual power she would have to immigrants coming in. The author, Emma Lazarus, was Jewish. It’s important to fight back on the whitewashing of history, because it happens left and right, but it shouldn’t happen at the cost of misinformation that treats Lady Liberty of St. Maarten as an unwanted prototype rather than a powerful monument in her own right and, ironically, claims that she’s now a white woman when she’s not while also ignoring the powerful influence of the Jewish-American community on the final version. Geez, I’m really tired of people trying to spout false shit all over tumblr. Like, this post has 37K notes, But I assure you, that like many other false posts, ¾ of the notes are from people who saw the false bit and prefered to reblog it that way and be mad, instead of just making a simple google search Hi Darling Friends of Tumblr. I’ve been taking too long to do data entry and I’m not good at actually doing analysis so it’s time to start naming and shaming. @thatpettyblackgirl is a blog that I’ve been observing for a while that has a really interesting pattern of behavior. Namely, posting a bunch of shit like this. Remember that tweet about Olive Garden supporting Donald Trump that was debunked? Well when it circulated on tumblr two weeks ago it was because of @thatpettyblackgirl You know the misreported post about the school lunch program that refused donations from a local businessman? That was a different blogger but thatpettyblackgirl has circulated another version of it. That other blogger has a posting history that’s full of the same kinds of things thatpettyblackgirl posts - lots of reposts from twitter, lots of screenshots from other sites, not a lot of commentary, and things that are decontextualized enough to make them seem worse than they are or to totally misrepresent the actions depicted (like this reposted video and tweets indignant about a man being arrested when the very specific purpose of his protest was to get arrested). It reminds me of that post about coconut husks as a wood alternative that’s been circulating recently - a screenshot of a white man above a news article is posted with the complaint that white people “discovering” coconuts after disregarding them as useless when the article is about a new method of processing coconut husks that allows them to be put to new uses. That blog is fascinating. And has a lot in common with thatpettyblackgirl - both of them reblog their own posts at a rate that’s higher than I’ve seen on most tumblrs (btw, you should know that a while back I asked for volunteers who would let me explore their tumblrs and while my research sample isn’t random it is a collection of small and large blogs and none of them have *checks notes* reblogged their own post of a bunch of screencaps of a tweet storm five times in the last couple of days). Both of them tend to post screencaps, neither one really writes much. They reblog a lot of memes, and both have some pretty big textposts that are just straight rip-offs of tweets (”bi folks have you eaten today? answer quick and iced coffee doesn’t count” is one of thatpettyblackgirl’s recent popular textposts and it’s ripped off from twitter.) They also reblog eachother a fair amount - along with @whyyoustabbedme and @endangered-justice-seeker, who ALSO have really weird posting patterns. Also all four of those blogs are part of a group of nine blogs that were created in a three-week period of 2017 that I’ve been watching that don’t seem to follow a pattern of normal tumblr behavior and that also post an awful lot of incorrect viral posts and are staggeringly popular (for clarity: blackqueerblog is not one of the nine created in that time period). ANYWAY this is all reminding me very strongly of bellygangstaboo and lagonegirl. I know I probably sound like this image: But there are excellent, thoughtful bloggers who discuss police brutality, racism in the US, class warefare, and institutional bias who aren’t ALSO unflaggingly committed to having their own dedicated Snopes pages. @odinsblog, Franchesca Ramsey, @antifainternational, and @mostlysignssomeportents might be a good place to start. My dudes, I don’t want to be depressing so I’ll let Vanity Fair do it for me: That Russian operatives could so effectively engage Americans with tactics as simple as Facebook ads, fake-news postings, and Twitter trolls, shows how dangerous misinformation is in the social-media age, when propaganda can be so easily amplified. More important, it highlights how primed Americans already were for manipulation. When the ICE raids started up again a few months ago thatpettyblackgirl was posting about how shameful it was that there was nothing that could be done. A lot of these blogs are writing about how it’s impossible for black people to succeed in America, they’re writing about how voting is always rigged and you can’t fight the system. And you know what that goes against every fucking principle of my cold little anarchist heart. These blogs are full of despair - they look like they’re full of cute memes and fresh news but they’re a poisoned pill telling you not to bother because you can’t fight the system. They’re not offering help, they’re training you not to bother fighting for your rights (there was a popular post about how the Hong Kong protesters are light years ahead of US protesters - that post didn’t talk about mutual aid or sharing tactics, it just said “people in the US would never” and left it at that, like we can’t learn from each other and share information across borders) Fucking. Anyway. I’ve been fairly quiet about this because I’ve been trying to be all good and data sciencey about it but I’ve seen this post on my dash fifty times this week. Keep your eye out for @thatpettyblackgirl  @uncommonbish @whyyoustabbedme and @blackqueerblog - all of them have large followings and are known to post tweets and news articles out of context and if you’re considering reblogging information from one of their blogs please make a point to fact-check the post yourself. Not everything they post is wrong. I don’t know if these are real bloggers who don’t care about the potential negative impact of their tweet thievery or if they’re weird psyops blogs that are intended to make you feel hopeless about your place in the political process. Whatever they are it doesn’t matter when they continually post misinformation and don’t seem to care about stopping so please be cautious. Anyway, I’m cataloguing these sorts of posts at @psyops-redux so if you want to keep an eye out for stuff that’s debunked I’ll tag by originating blogger over there. Stay safe, buds. Dammit, I got all fired up and I forgot to add: THERE’S A GAME THAT HELPS YOU RECOGNIZE WHEN PEOPLE ARE POSTING MISINFORMATION AND MAKES YOU LESS SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS KIND OF PROPAGANDA AND YOU SHOULD ALL GO PLAY IT. Ah. The number reposts from their own blogs had puzzled me in the past. I assumed it was something to do with the way Tumblr runs that I wasn’t tech-savvy enough to understand. But this makes a lot of sense. Unless someone tells me otherwise, I’m gonna go ahead and unfollow the blogs listed. Any recommendations for actual historical/current affairs poc blogs to follow instead?
America, Community, and Cute: Mira Jacob
 @mirajacob
 Two things I didn't know until I was
 yesterday years old:
 1) Memorial Day was started by
 African Americans honoring fallen
 Union solders
 2) The Statue of Liberty was gifted to
 America to celebrate freed slaves, not
 immigrants.
 Erasure is real, you all. But that part
 we knew.
 7:28 AM May 27, 2019 Twitter for iPhone
 37.2K Likes
 12.2K Retweets
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thatpettyblackgirl:


The White Wash is real.



One of the Earliest Memorial Day Ceremonies Was Held by Freed Slaves
The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts



Just wait until you google what the original Statue of Liberty(that got refused by America)looked like


For those of you who don’t want to look it up yourselves:
Lady Liberty is a black woman.

Guys, this has been thoroughly debunked since 2000, and it does the statue on the left there a huge disservice to treat her as an unwanted copy. That’s Lady Liberty of St. Maarten, an homage from 2007 (post-dating the debunking, even) that was dedicated to the anniversary of the ending of slavery there:
The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor is a representation of Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, with bonus American iconography:
HOWEVER: Lady Liberty in New York is not based on a white woman, either. 
She’s a Muslim Arab woman, at least in terms of the modeling of her face. Her face was reused from an abandoned project to build a colossal statue of a modern Egyptian Arab peasant woman near the Suez Canal (as verified by the Smithsonian, no less).
While she wasn’t originally dedicated specifically for immigrants, the poem “The New Colossus” was added specifically because of the position she occupied in the harbor and the symbolic visual power she would have to immigrants coming in. The author, Emma Lazarus, was Jewish.
It’s important to fight back on the whitewashing of history, because it happens left and right, but it shouldn’t happen at the cost of misinformation that treats Lady Liberty of St. Maarten as an unwanted prototype rather than a powerful monument in her own right and, ironically, claims that she’s now a white woman when she’s not while also ignoring the powerful influence of the Jewish-American community on the final version.

Geez, I’m really tired of people trying to spout false shit all over tumblr. Like, this post has 37K notes, But I assure you, that like many other false posts, ¾ of the notes are from people who saw the false bit and prefered to reblog it that way and be mad, instead of just making a simple google search

Hi Darling Friends of Tumblr.
I’ve been taking too long to do data entry and I’m not good at actually doing analysis so it’s time to start naming and shaming.
@thatpettyblackgirl is a blog that I’ve been observing for a while that has a really interesting pattern of behavior. 
Namely, posting a bunch of shit like this. 
Remember that tweet about Olive Garden supporting Donald Trump that was debunked? Well when it circulated on tumblr two weeks ago it was because of @thatpettyblackgirl
You know the misreported post about the school lunch program that refused donations from a local businessman? That was a different blogger but thatpettyblackgirl has circulated another version of it. 
That other blogger has a posting history that’s full of the same kinds of things thatpettyblackgirl posts - lots of reposts from twitter, lots of screenshots from other sites, not a lot of commentary, and things that are decontextualized enough to make them seem worse than they are or to totally misrepresent the actions depicted (like this reposted video and tweets indignant about a man being arrested when the very specific purpose of his protest was to get arrested).
It reminds me of that post about coconut husks as a wood alternative that’s been circulating recently - a screenshot of a white man above a news article is posted with the complaint that white people “discovering” coconuts after disregarding them as useless when the article is about a new method of processing coconut husks that allows them to be put to new uses. 
That blog is fascinating. And has a lot in common with thatpettyblackgirl - both of them reblog their own posts at a rate that’s higher than I’ve seen on most tumblrs (btw, you should know that a while back I asked for volunteers who would let me explore their tumblrs and while my research sample isn’t random it is a collection of small and large blogs and none of them have *checks notes* reblogged their own post of a bunch of screencaps of a tweet storm five times in the last couple of days). Both of them tend to post screencaps, neither one really writes much. They reblog a lot of memes, and both have some pretty big textposts that are just straight rip-offs of tweets (”bi folks have you eaten today? answer quick and iced coffee doesn’t count” is one of thatpettyblackgirl’s recent popular textposts and it’s ripped off from twitter.) They also reblog eachother a fair amount - along with @whyyoustabbedme and @endangered-justice-seeker, who ALSO have really weird posting patterns.
Also all four of those blogs are part of a group of nine blogs that were created in a three-week period of 2017 that I’ve been watching that don’t seem to follow a pattern of normal tumblr behavior and that also post an awful lot of incorrect viral posts and are staggeringly popular (for clarity: blackqueerblog is not one of the nine created in that time period). 

ANYWAY this is all reminding me very strongly of bellygangstaboo and lagonegirl. 
I know I probably sound like this image:
But there are excellent, thoughtful bloggers who discuss police brutality, racism in the US, class warefare, and institutional bias who aren’t ALSO unflaggingly committed to having their own dedicated Snopes pages. @odinsblog, Franchesca Ramsey, @antifainternational, and @mostlysignssomeportents might be a good place to start. 
My dudes, I don’t want to be depressing so I’ll let Vanity Fair do it for me:

That Russian operatives could so effectively engage Americans with 
tactics as simple as Facebook ads, fake-news postings, and Twitter 
trolls, shows how dangerous misinformation is in the social-media age, 
when propaganda can be so easily amplified. More important, it 
highlights how primed Americans already were for manipulation. 
When the ICE raids started up again a few months ago thatpettyblackgirl was posting about how shameful it was that there was nothing that could be done. A lot of these blogs are writing about how it’s impossible for black people to succeed in America, they’re writing about how voting is always rigged and you can’t fight the system.
And you know what that goes against every fucking principle of my cold little anarchist heart. These blogs are full of despair - they look like they’re full of cute memes and fresh news but they’re a poisoned pill telling you not to bother because you can’t fight the system. They’re not offering help, they’re training you not to bother fighting for your rights (there was a popular post about how the Hong Kong protesters are light years ahead of US protesters - that post didn’t talk about mutual aid or sharing tactics, it just said “people in the US would never” and left it at that, like we can’t learn from each other and share information across borders)
Fucking. Anyway. I’ve been fairly quiet about this because I’ve been trying to be all good and data sciencey about it but I’ve seen this post on my dash fifty times this week. 
Keep your eye out for @thatpettyblackgirl  @uncommonbish @whyyoustabbedme and @blackqueerblog - all of them have large followings and are known to post tweets and news articles out of context and if you’re considering reblogging information from one of their blogs please make a point to fact-check the post yourself. 
Not everything they post is wrong. I don’t know if these are real bloggers who don’t care about the potential negative impact of their tweet thievery or if they’re weird psyops blogs that are intended to make you feel hopeless about your place in the political process. Whatever they are it doesn’t matter when they continually post misinformation and don’t seem to care about stopping so please be cautious.
Anyway, I’m cataloguing these sorts of posts at @psyops-redux so if you want to keep an eye out for stuff that’s debunked I’ll tag by originating blogger over there.
Stay safe, buds. 

Dammit, I got all fired up and I forgot to add:

THERE’S A GAME THAT HELPS YOU RECOGNIZE WHEN PEOPLE ARE POSTING MISINFORMATION AND MAKES YOU LESS SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS KIND OF PROPAGANDA AND YOU SHOULD ALL GO PLAY IT.


Ah.  The number reposts from their own blogs had puzzled me in the past.  I assumed it was something to do with the way Tumblr runs that I wasn’t tech-savvy enough to understand.  But this makes a lot of sense.  Unless someone tells me otherwise, I’m gonna go ahead and unfollow the blogs listed.  Any recommendations for actual historical/current affairs poc blogs to follow instead?

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Bad, Barbie, and Target: femestella:‘Euphoria’ Star Barbie Ferreira Feels Bad For Body Shamers
Bad, Barbie, and Target: femestella:‘Euphoria’ Star Barbie Ferreira Feels Bad For Body Shamers

femestella:‘Euphoria’ Star Barbie Ferreira Feels Bad For Body Shamers

Ass, Bodies , and Booty: @ 5 %D+ co Verizon LTE 12:02 AM Tweet tashae @nstaylor If you're 200 pounds, maybe a bikini isn't for you 8/14/14, 12:48 PM oo Verizon 13 % 12:24 AM Tweet Stephanie @stephaniebutton Please don't wear a bikini if you're 200+ pounds. Thanks 5/26/14, 12:08 PM @ 6 %D co Verizon LTE 12:02 AM Tweet Lizajane @BarrettCarson If your over 200 pounds please don't wear a bikini 8/6/14, 10:31 PM Tweet 1Cσσειε 1 @kvllcashh You over 200 pounds and got the audacity to wear a crop top. 8/27/15, 10:35 PM 2 LIKES 5 % + oo Verizon LTE 12:00 AM Tweet audra @Audra myers1 Sorry but if your over 200 pounds you shouldn't be trying to fit your fat ass in a crop top. You CANNOT pull it off. 5% + co Verizon LTE 12:00 AM Tweet cassidy bent @Cassidybent12 I'm sorry but if you're like 200 pounds you shouldn't be wearing a crop top.. 7/26/14, 1:23 PM Tweet Tee Bozz @woahitsteebozz Attention all girls over 200 pounds: please do yourself and all of us a favor and throw the booty shorts in the garbage. Gross 10 % D+ oo Verizon 12:21 AM Tweet BreAnna DO @QDiva6 It is NOT acceptable to wear booty shorts while being 200+ pounds. #sorrynotsorr 4 % D+ co Verizon LTE 11:58 PM Tweet BB @BiancaaaBitch Okay if you weigh over 200 Pounds you should not be posting selfies of you in your booty shorts. #JusSayin @ 3 %D oo Verizon LTE 11:55 PM Tweet Sheezus @Shaywop If you weigh more than 200 pounds PLEASE dont wear leggings in public 3/21/13, 5:55 PM 4 % + oo Verizon LTE 11:57 PM Tweet b9 @xomgvickyy If ur over 200 pounds don't wear leggings 12/23/14, 6:35 PM co Verizon 10 %D 12:20 AM Tweet Linzie Fuechtmann @NillaWafer If you're over 200 pounds I would highly recommend you to never wear leggings omg calcifina: theslaybymic: This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want” Sara Petty created a collage of tweets she found, alongside pictures of her wearing the clothes that the tweets said not to wear with a big smile strewn across her face. The result was glorious and in addition to helping other girls feel good about their bodies, she also helped herself. More like this on @this-is-life-actually
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Ass, Bodies , and Booty: @ 5 %D+
 co Verizon LTE
 12:02 AM
 Tweet
 tashae
 @nstaylor
 If you're 200 pounds, maybe a bikini
 isn't for you
 8/14/14, 12:48 PM
 oo Verizon
 13 %
 12:24 AM
 Tweet
 Stephanie
 @stephaniebutton
 Please don't wear a bikini if you're 200+
 pounds. Thanks
 5/26/14, 12:08 PM
 @ 6 %D
 co Verizon LTE
 12:02 AM
 Tweet
 Lizajane
 @BarrettCarson
 If your over 200 pounds please don't
 wear a bikini
 8/6/14, 10:31 PM

 Tweet
 1Cσσειε 1
 @kvllcashh
 You over 200 pounds and got the
 audacity to wear a crop top.
 8/27/15, 10:35 PM
 2 LIKES
 5 % +
 oo Verizon LTE
 12:00 AM
 Tweet
 audra
 @Audra myers1
 Sorry but if your over 200 pounds you
 shouldn't be trying to fit your fat ass in a
 crop top. You CANNOT pull it off.
 5% +
 co Verizon LTE
 12:00 AM
 Tweet
 cassidy bent
 @Cassidybent12
 I'm sorry but if you're like 200 pounds
 you shouldn't be wearing a crop top..
 7/26/14, 1:23 PM

 Tweet
 Tee Bozz
 @woahitsteebozz
 Attention all girls over 200 pounds:
 please do yourself and all of us a favor
 and throw the booty shorts in the
 garbage. Gross
 10 % D+
 oo Verizon
 12:21 AM
 Tweet
 BreAnna DO
 @QDiva6
 It is NOT acceptable to wear booty
 shorts while being 200+ pounds.
 #sorrynotsorr
 4 % D+
 co Verizon LTE
 11:58 PM
 Tweet
 BB
 @BiancaaaBitch
 Okay if you weigh over 200 Pounds you
 should not be posting selfies of you in
 your booty shorts. #JusSayin

 @ 3 %D
 oo Verizon LTE
 11:55 PM
 Tweet
 Sheezus
 @Shaywop
 If you weigh more than 200 pounds
 PLEASE dont wear leggings in public
 3/21/13, 5:55 PM
 4 % +
 oo Verizon LTE
 11:57 PM
 Tweet
 b9
 @xomgvickyy
 If ur over 200 pounds don't wear
 leggings
 12/23/14, 6:35 PM
 co Verizon
 10 %D
 12:20 AM
 Tweet
 Linzie Fuechtmann
 @NillaWafer
 If you're over 200 pounds I would highly
 recommend you to never wear leggings
 omg
calcifina:
theslaybymic:


This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want”
Sara Petty created a collage of tweets she found, alongside pictures of her wearing the clothes that the tweets said not to wear with a big smile strewn across her face. The result was glorious and in addition to helping other girls feel good about their bodies, she also helped herself.


More like this on @this-is-life-actually

calcifina: theslaybymic: This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want” Sara Petty created a c...

Ass, Bitch, and Bodies : @ 5 %D+ co Verizon LTE 12:02 AM Tweet tashae @nstaylor If you're 200 pounds, maybe a bikini isn't for you 8/14/14, 12:48 PM oo Verizon 13 % 12:24 AM Tweet Stephanie @stephaniebutton Please don't wear a bikini if you're 200+ pounds. Thanks 5/26/14, 12:08 PM @ 6 %D co Verizon LTE 12:02 AM Tweet Lizajane @BarrettCarson If your over 200 pounds please don't wear a bikini 8/6/14, 10:31 PM Tweet 1Cσσειε 1 @kvllcashh You over 200 pounds and got the audacity to wear a crop top. 8/27/15, 10:35 PM 2 LIKES 5 % + oo Verizon LTE 12:00 AM Tweet audra @Audra myers1 Sorry but if your over 200 pounds you shouldn't be trying to fit your fat ass in a crop top. You CANNOT pull it off. 5% + co Verizon LTE 12:00 AM Tweet cassidy bent @Cassidybent12 I'm sorry but if you're like 200 pounds you shouldn't be wearing a crop top.. 7/26/14, 1:23 PM Tweet Tee Bozz @woahitsteebozz Attention all girls over 200 pounds: please do yourself and all of us a favor and throw the booty shorts in the garbage. Gross 10 % D+ oo Verizon 12:21 AM Tweet BreAnna DO @QDiva6 It is NOT acceptable to wear booty shorts while being 200+ pounds. #sorrynotsorr 4 % D+ co Verizon LTE 11:58 PM Tweet BB @BiancaaaBitch Okay if you weigh over 200 Pounds you should not be posting selfies of you in your booty shorts. #JusSayin @ 3 %D oo Verizon LTE 11:55 PM Tweet Sheezus @Shaywop If you weigh more than 200 pounds PLEASE dont wear leggings in public 3/21/13, 5:55 PM 4 % + oo Verizon LTE 11:57 PM Tweet b9 @xomgvickyy If ur over 200 pounds don't wear leggings 12/23/14, 6:35 PM co Verizon 10 %D 12:20 AM Tweet Linzie Fuechtmann @NillaWafer If you're over 200 pounds I would highly recommend you to never wear leggings omg dumbass-bitch-disease: calcifina: theslaybymic: This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want” Sara Petty created a collage of tweets she found, alongside pictures of her wearing the clothes that the tweets said not to wear with a big smile strewn across her face. The result was glorious and in addition to helping other girls feel good about their bodies, she also helped herself. More like this on @this-is-life-actually IS SHE SINGLE?AND GAY?
nsfw
Ass, Bitch, and Bodies : @ 5 %D+
 co Verizon LTE
 12:02 AM
 Tweet
 tashae
 @nstaylor
 If you're 200 pounds, maybe a bikini
 isn't for you
 8/14/14, 12:48 PM
 oo Verizon
 13 %
 12:24 AM
 Tweet
 Stephanie
 @stephaniebutton
 Please don't wear a bikini if you're 200+
 pounds. Thanks
 5/26/14, 12:08 PM
 @ 6 %D
 co Verizon LTE
 12:02 AM
 Tweet
 Lizajane
 @BarrettCarson
 If your over 200 pounds please don't
 wear a bikini
 8/6/14, 10:31 PM

 Tweet
 1Cσσειε 1
 @kvllcashh
 You over 200 pounds and got the
 audacity to wear a crop top.
 8/27/15, 10:35 PM
 2 LIKES
 5 % +
 oo Verizon LTE
 12:00 AM
 Tweet
 audra
 @Audra myers1
 Sorry but if your over 200 pounds you
 shouldn't be trying to fit your fat ass in a
 crop top. You CANNOT pull it off.
 5% +
 co Verizon LTE
 12:00 AM
 Tweet
 cassidy bent
 @Cassidybent12
 I'm sorry but if you're like 200 pounds
 you shouldn't be wearing a crop top..
 7/26/14, 1:23 PM

 Tweet
 Tee Bozz
 @woahitsteebozz
 Attention all girls over 200 pounds:
 please do yourself and all of us a favor
 and throw the booty shorts in the
 garbage. Gross
 10 % D+
 oo Verizon
 12:21 AM
 Tweet
 BreAnna DO
 @QDiva6
 It is NOT acceptable to wear booty
 shorts while being 200+ pounds.
 #sorrynotsorr
 4 % D+
 co Verizon LTE
 11:58 PM
 Tweet
 BB
 @BiancaaaBitch
 Okay if you weigh over 200 Pounds you
 should not be posting selfies of you in
 your booty shorts. #JusSayin

 @ 3 %D
 oo Verizon LTE
 11:55 PM
 Tweet
 Sheezus
 @Shaywop
 If you weigh more than 200 pounds
 PLEASE dont wear leggings in public
 3/21/13, 5:55 PM
 4 % +
 oo Verizon LTE
 11:57 PM
 Tweet
 b9
 @xomgvickyy
 If ur over 200 pounds don't wear
 leggings
 12/23/14, 6:35 PM
 co Verizon
 10 %D
 12:20 AM
 Tweet
 Linzie Fuechtmann
 @NillaWafer
 If you're over 200 pounds I would highly
 recommend you to never wear leggings
 omg
dumbass-bitch-disease:

calcifina:

theslaybymic:


This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want”
Sara Petty created a collage of tweets she found, alongside pictures of her wearing the clothes that the tweets said not to wear with a big smile strewn across her face. The result was glorious and in addition to helping other girls feel good about their bodies, she also helped herself.


More like this on @this-is-life-actually




IS SHE SINGLE?AND GAY?

dumbass-bitch-disease: calcifina: theslaybymic: This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you wan...

Ass, Bodies , and Booty: @ 5 %D+ co Verizon LTE 12:02 AM Tweet tashae @nstaylor If you're 200 pounds, maybe a bikini isn't for you 8/14/14, 12:48 PM oo Verizon 13 % 12:24 AM Tweet Stephanie @stephaniebutton Please don't wear a bikini if you're 200+ pounds. Thanks 5/26/14, 12:08 PM @ 6 %D co Verizon LTE 12:02 AM Tweet Lizajane @BarrettCarson If your over 200 pounds please don't wear a bikini 8/6/14, 10:31 PM Tweet 1Cσσειε 1 @kvllcashh You over 200 pounds and got the audacity to wear a crop top. 8/27/15, 10:35 PM 2 LIKES 5 % + oo Verizon LTE 12:00 AM Tweet audra @Audra myers1 Sorry but if your over 200 pounds you shouldn't be trying to fit your fat ass in a crop top. You CANNOT pull it off. 5% + co Verizon LTE 12:00 AM Tweet cassidy bent @Cassidybent12 I'm sorry but if you're like 200 pounds you shouldn't be wearing a crop top.. 7/26/14, 1:23 PM Tweet Tee Bozz @woahitsteebozz Attention all girls over 200 pounds: please do yourself and all of us a favor and throw the booty shorts in the garbage. Gross 10 % D+ oo Verizon 12:21 AM Tweet BreAnna DO @QDiva6 It is NOT acceptable to wear booty shorts while being 200+ pounds. #sorrynotsorr 4 % D+ co Verizon LTE 11:58 PM Tweet BB @BiancaaaBitch Okay if you weigh over 200 Pounds you should not be posting selfies of you in your booty shorts. #JusSayin @ 3 %D oo Verizon LTE 11:55 PM Tweet Sheezus @Shaywop If you weigh more than 200 pounds PLEASE dont wear leggings in public 3/21/13, 5:55 PM 4 % + oo Verizon LTE 11:57 PM Tweet b9 @xomgvickyy If ur over 200 pounds don't wear leggings 12/23/14, 6:35 PM co Verizon 10 %D 12:20 AM Tweet Linzie Fuechtmann @NillaWafer If you're over 200 pounds I would highly recommend you to never wear leggings omg calcifina: theslaybymic: This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want” Sara Petty created a collage of tweets she found, alongside pictures of her wearing the clothes that the tweets said not to wear with a big smile strewn across her face. The result was glorious and in addition to helping other girls feel good about their bodies, she also helped herself. More like this on @this-is-life-actually
nsfw
Ass, Bodies , and Booty: @ 5 %D+
 co Verizon LTE
 12:02 AM
 Tweet
 tashae
 @nstaylor
 If you're 200 pounds, maybe a bikini
 isn't for you
 8/14/14, 12:48 PM
 oo Verizon
 13 %
 12:24 AM
 Tweet
 Stephanie
 @stephaniebutton
 Please don't wear a bikini if you're 200+
 pounds. Thanks
 5/26/14, 12:08 PM
 @ 6 %D
 co Verizon LTE
 12:02 AM
 Tweet
 Lizajane
 @BarrettCarson
 If your over 200 pounds please don't
 wear a bikini
 8/6/14, 10:31 PM

 Tweet
 1Cσσειε 1
 @kvllcashh
 You over 200 pounds and got the
 audacity to wear a crop top.
 8/27/15, 10:35 PM
 2 LIKES
 5 % +
 oo Verizon LTE
 12:00 AM
 Tweet
 audra
 @Audra myers1
 Sorry but if your over 200 pounds you
 shouldn't be trying to fit your fat ass in a
 crop top. You CANNOT pull it off.
 5% +
 co Verizon LTE
 12:00 AM
 Tweet
 cassidy bent
 @Cassidybent12
 I'm sorry but if you're like 200 pounds
 you shouldn't be wearing a crop top..
 7/26/14, 1:23 PM

 Tweet
 Tee Bozz
 @woahitsteebozz
 Attention all girls over 200 pounds:
 please do yourself and all of us a favor
 and throw the booty shorts in the
 garbage. Gross
 10 % D+
 oo Verizon
 12:21 AM
 Tweet
 BreAnna DO
 @QDiva6
 It is NOT acceptable to wear booty
 shorts while being 200+ pounds.
 #sorrynotsorr
 4 % D+
 co Verizon LTE
 11:58 PM
 Tweet
 BB
 @BiancaaaBitch
 Okay if you weigh over 200 Pounds you
 should not be posting selfies of you in
 your booty shorts. #JusSayin

 @ 3 %D
 oo Verizon LTE
 11:55 PM
 Tweet
 Sheezus
 @Shaywop
 If you weigh more than 200 pounds
 PLEASE dont wear leggings in public
 3/21/13, 5:55 PM
 4 % +
 oo Verizon LTE
 11:57 PM
 Tweet
 b9
 @xomgvickyy
 If ur over 200 pounds don't wear
 leggings
 12/23/14, 6:35 PM
 co Verizon
 10 %D
 12:20 AM
 Tweet
 Linzie Fuechtmann
 @NillaWafer
 If you're over 200 pounds I would highly
 recommend you to never wear leggings
 omg
calcifina:

theslaybymic:


This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want”
Sara Petty created a collage of tweets she found, alongside pictures of her wearing the clothes that the tweets said not to wear with a big smile strewn across her face. The result was glorious and in addition to helping other girls feel good about their bodies, she also helped herself.


More like this on @this-is-life-actually

calcifina: theslaybymic: This girl has a strong message for body-shaming victims: “Wear whatever the hell you want” Sara Petty created a ...

Barbie, Fucking, and Target: femestella:Curvy Model Barbie Ferreira: ‘Let’s Stop Hating Ourselves and Feeding Into This Fucking Bullshit’
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Barbie, Fucking, and Target: femestella:Curvy Model Barbie Ferreira: ‘Let’s Stop Hating Ourselves and Feeding Into This Fucking Bullshit’

femestella:Curvy Model Barbie Ferreira: ‘Let’s Stop Hating Ourselves and Feeding Into This Fucking Bullshit’