It’s That Time of Decade, Again

beetle bailey
3 min readMay 22, 2024

So, okay, I barely know who Charlemagne Tha God is.

But I watch my Rational National-channel, where I saw this:

I watch but rarely reply to political vlogs that I watch. However, the scent of societal collapse has only grown stronger in the air, this past four years. And this came bubbling out of my pixel-fingers in one hot, barely edited glurt:

Exactly this. However….

American Democracy is like a dry, dry forest in a long heatwave summer. Brittle, weak, unsuited to any form of strain. A controlled burn will do more to save trees and lives than any firefighters and volunteers — individuals — running around with buckets and hoses of water day and night. I admittedly have far left-accelerationist opinions. I make no bones about that. And not to sound like a notable MCU villain but sometimes the only way to grow a new world is to burn the old one. Systems are the same way — to regain health the poison/injury/infection must be cut out. American Democracy (“representative” democracy) is never and must never be beyond the reach of scrutiny, criticism, and dismantling. Much like the Supreme Court, every system of governance has its time. When it reaches late stages without being put down, and is left to, instead, drag out its…

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beetle bailey

Just a bug with progressive values, opinions, and Interwebz. Black, atheist, AuDHD, Âû. A-awesome. PROUDLY a transmasc coleoptera. Be warned: I clap back.