The McCloskeys – the gun-toting St. Louis couple – said racist crap at the RNC

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I’m still sorting through all of the crap which came out of the Republican National Convention’s Day 1. It was a mess, and it will only get worse. The crescendo is building – by the fourth day, Donald Trump will waddle out of a pit of hell fire and promise to kill all Americans and the Trumpers will fall to their knees in gratitude. This whole thing is such a f–king death cult. Speaking of, WTF was this??

Dying without dignity to own the libs. Sure, she might die without dignity and saddle her relatives with hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical debt, but at least people aren’t getting high on marijuana…?

Speaking of Death Cult Republicanism, it runs concurrently with Racist Sadism Republicanism. Few people encapsulate that more than the McCloskeys, the St. Louis couple who threatened Black Lives Matter protesters with guns. The McCloskeys are facing felony charges. But they were invited to speak (via a prerecorded video) at the RNC.

These people make me physically ill. This is so nakedly racist, so obviously pandering to the racist fears of white surburbia. The message is: black people are coming to get you. Black Lives Matter protesters marched down their street. And the McCloskeys grabbed their guns and THEY were the aggressors, THEY escalated, THEY were wrong. But now the GOP is trying to make them into racist folk heroes.

Incidentally, a local St. Louis rabbi, Rabbi Susan Talve, spoke out about the McCloskeys a few days ago. The local temple abuts the McCloskeys’ property, and Rabbi Talve said that in 2013, the congregation decided to put up beehives to make their own honey for Rosh Hashanah. Mark McCloskey took an ax to the hives because some of them were on the property line, then he threatened to sue the temple if they didn’t clean up the mess he made. Rabbi Talve says now: “They are bullies. The fact that they’re speaking at the convention is a win for bullies.” Yep.

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  1. Mumbles says:

    Evil and cynical. I really hope nobody out there is dumb enough to believe that a president has any say on local zoning laws. I suspect even these monsters are smart enough to know that. At this point the GOP’s only play is to go full-out race war.

    There was some profile of these two when they made the news. I believe he started his legal career bringing frivolous lawsuits against his own family (based on vague promises of land, inheritance).

    • Swack says:

      Unfortunately Section 8 housing is federally funded and so the funding could be taken away.

      • Mumbles says:

        Right but they specifically referred to the Democrats being opposed to single-home zoning. Which is absurd.

    • Esmom says:

      Yes, Mumbles, I read the profile, too. He is estranged from his family. These people are the worst. But unfortunately people ARE dumb enough to buy what they and Trump are selling.

      Funny how the ad in the middle of this article was for a t-shirt about day drinking in 2020.

  2. E.D. says:

    It must be an optical illusion but when you watch that video of the McCloskeys spewing their hateful ‘culture-war’ propaganda, her right hand on her knee looks gigantic.

    • escondista says:

      It would not surprise me if they doctored the video to make her appear thinner.

    • Lena says:

      I saw the picture on twitter and iher hand looked really weird. Like huge. I agree the video was doctored somehow. That this is the best they have to speak at their convention it really says it all. I read an article that listed all the people they’ve sued. It includes everyone in St. Louis basically. They are nothing but litigious Legal bullies which I thought real conservatives were so against. That’s right the GOP isn’t even conservative anymore it’s just Trumps cult.

  3. Agirlandherdog says:

    I tried to watch last night. I couldn’t do it. Every minute, I felt my blood pressure creeping higher.

    • Clarissa says:

      Wait until you find out that The Blonde Girl with Cancer was actually wildly misrepresenting her situation! I know, I’m shocked too…

      It turns out that the Right to Try law she claims saved her life didn’t even apply either to the drug she was taking, or until AFTER she had already started taking it.

  4. Mellie says:

    These two are disgusting. Typical of the far right, afraid of their millions being taxed and their semi-automatic weapons, that they don’t know how to use or need, being taken away….

  5. MarcelMarcel says:

    First of all I hope Rabbi Talve ended up with beautiful honey and happy, healthy bees.
    Second of all marijuana is a human right if you have to cope with the ballsh*t insane apocalyptic parody that Trump and RNC have become.

    • Lightpurple says:

      Sad to tell you that they didn’t. And it was a children’s project.

      • MarcelMarcel says:

        @LightPurple Holy sh*t I read the article and who the hell murders all the bees in a rage fit?? Like I don’t know why I’m shocked cuz he’s a gun toting racist. But wow… it’s scary that people are happy to align themselves with racist bigots that violently destroy a children’s by murdering bees.
        This is why I donate to liberation funds for arrested activists in the USA. (The currency exchange is not in my favour so it’s only ever small amounts unfortunately). It must be exhausting living with the amount of chaos Trump enables.

      • ChillyWilly says:

        Those kids must have been heartbroken. Who kills honey bees? G-damn monsters!

  6. Merricat says:

    So the GOP is making racism a party platform. They are repugnant and they are going down.

    • Sunday says:

      racism has been the party platform of the GOP for the last 50 years at least. they’re just not dressing it up anymore.

    • Miranda says:

      Yep. The GOP has always been racist, but with Trump in office, they get to trade in their dog whistles for megaphones.

      • Traveler says:

        Exactly.
        At least in the era before drumpf the GOP had to pretend to care for their fellow man in order to get elected. Now, somehow it’s become popular to openly celebrate their greed, heartlessness, and racism. Evil is having its day………………….I just hope there are enough good people left in this country to vote for a different path.

        I couldn’t watch. It was enough for me to just imagine what was happening at this hate-fest.

    • Kateeee says:

      Unabashed racism, it seems. The theme of last night was absolutely white fear. They have nothing else to offer.

      The red dress lady was just bananas. There were quite a few moments when speakers completely contradicted their own ideas in the same speech, but that’s the Fox News echo chamber for you. Who cares if it makes sense.

  7. Whatever says:

    This is why St Louis is a dying city.

    Headquarters continue to leave the region bc it is very difficult to get educated professionals to relocate to the area.

    Crime is very high downtown but instead of addressing the racist segregation and poverty of minorities, white flight continues.

    • Ummm says:

      “Headquarters continue to leave the region bc it is very difficult to get educated professionals to relocate to the area.”

      “Crime is very high downtown”

      Hmmm…sounds like the beginning of your third sentence explains the second sentence just fine.

  8. Other Renee says:

    Rabbi Talve is an amazing person with a long history of fighting for social justice. The fact that these racists (and no doubt anti-semites as well) would go up against her and the synagogue in such a despicable manner speaks volumes about just how evil these two are.

  9. Stacy Dresden says:

    GOP is racist.

  10. Lightpurple says:

    Their performance was disgraceful and full of lies with absolutely no basis in reality.

    And St. Louis is NOT a suburb, Patricia.

    • Swack says:

      Was coming to say that the area they live in, the Central West End is part of the city itself. So the fact that they are spewing about the suburbs make no sense whatsoever.

    • Nic919 says:

      Didn’t this all happen because they lived a few doors down from the mayor of St Louis? So yeah not the suburbs. Just disgusting dog whistling.

  11. Sarah says:

    They…took an axe to a beehive???? I mean obviously they are profoundly stupid purely based on their arrogant racism but have they never watched a cartoon? I have visions of them waddling away as fast as they can with a swarm of angry bees coming after them.

  12. Angela says:

    They sure the HOA because they got a gay neighbor…. Yep bullies

  13. Miranda says:

    Fucking TRASH.

  14. Levans says:

    These people are awful! The mischaracterization of what happened with protestors is just the tip of their delusion. And their dog whistle about protecting the suburbs is a freaking train siren. Just say black people scare you and you want them to be considered lesser. I hope that asteroid scheduled to hit the US on November 2 lands on their house!

  15. Janie says:

    Sadly, it’s racists like them that helped Trump win as well as the ‘Evangelicals’ there’s so many hidden racists that will go vote for Trump and we must heed Hillary’s words just because you win the popular vote doesn’t mean you will the electoral votes that is what scares me and the hidden racists who will try and destroy America with their hate, rhetoric and actions like these two clowns.

  16. Kim says:

    So ironic considering Nikki Haley and Tim Scott were doing their best with the Republican “America Is Not Racist” message (note this is a quote from Nikki Haley’s speech).

  17. Ann says:

    No cool cats and kittens jokes? When I first started seeing pictures on Twitter yesterday I thought it was that bitch Carole Baskin! But sadly it was just the St. Louis 2A Karen and her dumb, racist husband. Why Carole Baskin would be at the RNC I have no idea but I’d rather see Carole and her creppy Warren Jeffs look-a-like husband than these 2 bags of trash.

  18. Leah says:

    Their neighbors really hate them, one of them said they were “bullies”.

    Which is perfect for the RNC, because they are bullies.

  19. Bevvie says:

    She should have paid more than $20 for that facelift.

  20. bobslaw says:

    Whenever I see Mrs. Satan McCloskey I think it’s Gwendoline Christie in character on SNL as a dowdy, hyper racist, foaming at the mouth Republican gun worshipper. If only. Scares me to my core that this is real and not pretend.

  21. shanaynay says:

    White trash at it’s finest!!!!!!

  22. Léna says:

    Oh America what have you become

  23. Coco says:

    How much makeup do you need, Patricia? Everyone’s already seen your naked, screaming face. You’ve slathered it on like you’re acting in a high school play.

    • ClaireB says:

      And why the blue eyeshadow? It doesn’t coordinate with her outfit, so it must be her attempt to signal her “patriotism” and wear red, white, and blue. But it’s terrible! I don’t even wear makeup, and I could do better than that.

  24. Sandra says:

    So that’s what she looks like when she’s not high on bath salts and threatening to murder people. Cool.

  25. L4frimaire says:

    These people are disgusting. The GOP platform is Trump, and blind allegiance to Trump. They will trot out every racist stereotype and dog whistle ,use law and order and burning cities to incite fear, and a lot of people will buy it. This will be a tight election and could go either way. Nov. 3 is going to be a difficult day and I’m voting early.

  26. Diane says:

    And this is a surprise to anyone?

  27. Meg says:

    Ending cash bails?
    Like the cash bail Steve bannon just paid to be released from jail the same day be was arrested?

  28. Mia LeTendre says:

    They’re not racist. They bully everyone.

    I’ve been to like 30 protests so far. During the day there are a lot of black people peacefully protesting, giving speeches, and having conversations with officers. At night it is a bunch of young white dudes breaking shit, antagonizing peaceful police, and once they beat up my neighbor. At one night protest the only black people there were lecturing the white people on seeing the humanity of the officers, coming together peacefully, meditating to quiet the mind and free yourself from being mired in emotion.

    The problem is that people who aren’t THERE are conflating the two groups. As a black person, i wish the night people would go away. They are doing NOTHING to make my life as a black woman in the USA any safer. They are doing nothing to make sure police get the training and therapy they need. They are the race-baiters causing division. They are the privileged people from nice neighborhoods who want to remove police from the worst neighborhoods that know they desperately need them.

    You can support black people and acknowledge that these people are up to no good. Working under the name BLM, but hijacking it for their own means. Ive even seen a recent interview from an injured Portland cop (I’m in Seattle) who said the same thing, down to skin color – brown folks are peaceful,it3the white mob to watch out for. It was the only time I’d seen my observation in print.

    What I’m saying is, if i thought those people were the ones coming for my home, my black.ass would grab my gun,too.