Wednesday Mississippi took over the top slot for COVID deaths per million. The gap widened yesterday. When New Jersey built up a big lead in that horrific statistic it was before there was a vaccine. Now-- with 54% of the country fully vaccinated-- New Jersey is way ahead of the average with 63% fully vaccinated. The disease-spreading sewer known as Mississippi, with just 41% vaccinated, has the fourth worst vaccination rate in America, beaten only by backward West Virginia, Wyoming and Idaho with 40% vaccinated. And tied with Mississippi: Alabama, of course. Both states are out of ICU beds.
Mississippians shouldn't be dying now, not when there is a free, effective vaccine that prevents that. Maybe they prefer to die than keep living their pointless, miserable lives. The problem with that, of course, is that their selfishness is inflicted on the rest of us.
A new poll by YouGov found that 66% of Republicans living in the South say they’d support seceding to join a confederacy with other Southern states. Oh, please God, don't anyone even think about stopping them. And that 66% has grown from just 50% just 7 months ago. Half the independents in the South would also favor leaving the Union.
They'd have to leave Virginia behind-- but they're welcome to West Virginia this time-- as well as Oklahoma, Kentucky (minus Louisville and Lexington), Wyoming, the Dakotas, Idaho, Tennessee (minus Nashville and Memphis), Utah (minus Salt Lake City) and Missouri (minus St. Louis and Kansas City). Oh... and they'd have to leave Austin, Houston, Dallas, El Paso, San Antonio, New Orleans, Atlanta, south Florida, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa and Tallahassee, half of North Carolina... maybe even Birmingham and Oxford. Yeah... I know; we're stuck with The South, no matter how much Ben Shapiro and rest of the assholes want out. Maybe a lot of the Republicans who favor secession will succumb to COVID; that would be like seceding. These are the vaccination rates in the New Confederacy:
West Virginia- 40%
North Dakota- 43%
South Carolina- 45%
North Carolina- 48%
South Dakota- 50%
UPDATE: Hunter S. Thompson from Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world-- a nation of bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully. We are not just Whores for power and oil, but killer whores with hate and fear in our hearts. We are human scum, and that is how history will judge us... No redeeming social value. Just whores. Get out of our way, or we’ll kill you.
Well, shit on that dumbness. George W. Bush does not speak for me or my son or my mother or my friends or the people I respect in this world. We didn’t vote for these cheap, greedy little killers who speak for America today-- and we will not vote for them again in 2002. Or 2004. Or ever.
Who does vote for these dishonest shitheads? Who among us can be happy and proud of having all this innocent blood on our hands? Who are these swine? These flag-sucking half-wits who get fleeced and fooled by stupid little rich kids like George Bush?
They are the same ones who wanted to have Muhammad Ali locked up for refusing to kill gooks. They speak for all that is cruel and stupid and vicious in the American character. They are the racists and hate mongers among us-- they are the Ku Klux Klan. I piss down the throats of these Nazis.
And I am too old to worry about whether they like it or not. Fuck them.
Fuck the South. Fuck 'em. We should have let them go when they wanted
to leave. But no, we had to kill half a million people so they'd stay
part of our special Union. Fighting for the right to keep slaves-- yeah,
those are states we want to keep. And now what do we get? We're the fucking
Arrogant Northeast Liberal Elite?
How about this for arrogant: the South is the Real America? The
Authentic America. Really? Cause we fucking founded this country, assholes. Those Founding Fathers you keep going on and on about? All that bullshit about what you think they meant by the Second Amendment giving you the right to keep your assault weapons in the glove compartment because you didn't bother to read the first half of the fucking sentence? Who do you think those wig-wearing lacy-shirt sporting revolutionaries were? They were fucking blue-staters, dickhead. Boston? Philadelphia? New York? Hello? Think there might be a reason all the fucking monuments are up here in our backyard?
No, No. Get the fuck out. We're not letting you visit the Liberty Bell
and fucking Plymouth Rock anymore until you get over your real American
selves and start respecting those other nine amendments. Who do you think those fucking stripes on the flag are for? Nine are for fucking blue states.
And it would be 10 if those Vermonters had gotten their fucking Subarus
together and broken off from New York a little earlier. Get it? We started this
shit, so don't get all uppity about how real you are you Johnny-come-
lately "Oooooh I've been a state for almost a hundred years" dickheads. Fuck
Arrogant? You wanna talk about us Northeasterners being fucking
arrogant? What's more American than arrogance? Hmmm? Maybe horsies? I don't think so. Arrogance is the fucking cornerstone of what it means to be American. And I wouldn't be so fucking arrogant if I wasn't paying for your
fucking bridges, bitch. All those Federal taxes you love to hate? It all comes
from us and goes to you, so shut up and enjoy your fucking Tennessee Valley Authority electricity and your fancy highways that we paid for. And the next time
Florida gets hit by a hurricane you can come crying to us if you want
to, but you're the ones who built on a fucking swamp. "Let the Spanish
keep it, it's a shithole," we said, but you had to have your fucking orange
The next dickwad who says, "It's your money, not the government's money"
is gonna get their ass kicked. Nine of the ten states that get the most federal
fucking dollars and pay the least... can you guess? Go on, guess. That's
right, motherfucker, they're red states. And eight of the ten states
that receive the least and pay the most? It's too easy, asshole, they're blue
states. It's not your money, assholes, it's fucking our money. What
was that Real American Value you were spouting a minute ago? Self reliance? Try
this for self reliance: buy your own fucking stop signs, assholes.
Let's talk about those values for a fucking minute. You and your Southern values can bite my ass because the blue states got the values over you fucking Real Americans every day of the goddamn week. Which state do you think has the lowest divorce rate you marriage-hyping dickwads? Well? Can you guess? It's fucking Massachusetts, the fucking center of the gay marriage universe. Yes, that's right, the state you love to tie around the neck of anyone to the left of Strom Thurmond has the lowest divorce rate in the fucking nation. Think that's just some aberration? How about this: 9 of the 10 lowest divorce rates are fucking blue states, asshole, and most are in the Northeast, where our values suck so bad. And where are the highest divorce rates? Care to fucking guess? 10 of the top 10 are fucking red-ass we're-so-fucking-moral states. And while Nevada is the worst, the Bible Beltis doing its fucking part.
But two guys making out is going to fucking ruin marriage for you? Yeah? Seems like you're ruining it pretty well on your own, you little bastards. Oh, but that's ok because you go to church, right? I mean you do, right? Cause we fucking get to hear about it every goddamn year at election time. Yes, we're fascinated by how you get up every Sunday morning and sing, and then you're fucking towers of moral superiority. Yeah, that's a workable formula. Maybe us fucking Northerners don't talk about religion as much as you because we're not so busy sinning, hmmm? Ever think of that, you self-righteous assholes? No, you're too busy erecting giant stone tablets of the Ten Commandments in buildings paid for by the fucking Northeast Liberal Elite. And who has the highest murder rates in the nation? It ain't us up here in the North, assholes.
Well this gravy train is fucking over. Take your liberal-bashing, federal-tax-leaching, confederate-flag-waving, holier-than-thou, hypocritical bullshit and shove it up your ass. And no, you can't have your fucking convention in New York next time. Fuck off.