I was a iffy on that whole bit until the “sit down next to me and take your talking to,” which is a really good capper. Burr is an asshole or whatever, he was decently clever in that monologue about using “wokeness” for comedic value without dipping too heavily into lazy “Don’t you hate the PC police!” tropes (which… Read more
Coerced sterilization is a shameful part of America’s history, and one doesn’t have to go too far back to find examples of it. Used as a means of controlling “undesirable” populations – immigrants, people of color, poor people, unmarried mothers, the disabled, the mentally ill – federally-funded sterilization programs… Read more
And indigenous women are still, presently, routinely sterilized without their consent
A historical upgrade was to kill all the men and boys, and rape all the women and girls, eliminating the people by ensuring that the next generation was fathered only by the oppressors. That’s the express option. Sterilizing the women will eventually get there, too.
So deeply, horribly fucked up.