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Mike-the-cat

Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
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I'm a furry artist. I'm self taught, an I'm constantly improving at what I do. My fursona is an anthropomorphic cat named Michael "Mike the cat" Anderson.

I also draw political cartoons from time to time, so if I end up offending you, bear with me, and enjoy my other art. Or you can go gouge your own eyes out with this: ( fav.me/d9qi71m ) I am an evil conservative/libertarian, one that is very much at home with political incorrectness. I don't tolerate petty vengeance, covetousness, the facilitation of delusions relating to bodily identity, narcissism, hypocrisy, witch hunts, condescending attitudes towards disadvantaged groups, or modern day Pharisees. In other words, I don't support "Social Justice", or any other Tumblrina crap.

Stamp collection:
The King Laughing Stamp by Tripp-X-Foxx Gays Can Be Bigots Too by AnScathMarcach Something I do not stand for by Pencilartguy I Don't Care by Chiminix Indiana Elric stamp by Okami-Moony Eddie hates milk stamp by Okami-Moony Good furry stamp by TheLeetCasualGamer You Get Nothing You Lose Good Day Sir Stamp by Mike-the-cat Conservative Geek by VVraith Treebeard Stamp by Captain-Savvy SJWs Hate Me by Chiminix Shut Up by BoundWithFoxBlood INTERNET by Haters-Gonna-Hate-Me Twisted Sister Stamp 9 by dA--bogeyman Reagan Fan Stamp by RedTusker Liberals Hate Me Stamp by Mistress-Blood No Hippies Please stamp by Conservatoons Love and Tolerate - NOT Blindly Approve by CassidyPeterson Mac and Cheese by CassidyPeterson OOOO  a crappy stamp :D by Googlyeyeseyes123 I like trains. by bigfunkychiken Anthro Art by ShaeButtah TF fan stamp by AkuOreo Conservative, not Republican by AtheosEmanon Stamp. by Shendificator Conservative furry stamp by Mike-the-cat Trololo Stamp by AHMED-ART Autism... not a dunce cap. by StrawberryR Nya--AHHHH by Blubble-The-Blubs Live like a Narnian by Mike-the-cat Favebomber Stamp by Inemiset Firefox over Internet Explorer by Nironan12 Highly Opinionated Stamp by In-The-Zone Kute kittens by prosaix BAWW ME A RIVER by lolwutlemonplz GamerGate by 1stClassStamps so not conforming by KATZENSAFT

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For the moderate left, gay rights have to be magnified as a social issue because they want to keep alive the legacy of the civil rights movement. They know how much they gained by remaking the Democratic Party, the home of the old Dixiecrats, into the party that claims exclusive credit for the entire civil right movement—while smearing Republicans as racists. Their exaggeration of the culture war over homosexuality is partly an attempt find a new civil rights movement to fight over so they can maintain a manufactured moral high ground.

This explains why they demand, not merely tolerance for homosexuals, but a kind of mandatory obeisance enforced by the state. You don’t want to actively cooperate in gay marriages by, say, making their wedding cakes? Too bad. You will be tolerant, you bastard, or we’ll bash you over the head.

This also explains a lot of bizarre proposals that can only be described as a form of trolling: deliberate attempts to provoke an outraged reaction. I’m talking about things like demanding as a matter of principle that transsexuals be allowed to use school restrooms that correspond to their artificial gender identity rather than their biological one. If homosexuals are about 2.3% of the population, transsexuals are a much smaller group. Even an analysis that argues that their number is underestimated (if you include many who are not out of the closet) still places the figure two to three orders of magnitude smaller—from about one tenth of one percent to one one-hundredth of a percent of the population. Such cases are so rare that you would think they could be dealt with reasonably in their individual and local contexts. But no, it has to be magnified into a national social cause, and anyone who’s not on board has to be denounced as a bigot, just as bad as an enforcer of Jim Crow.

Why? Because the left needs a new civil rights movement, and they will try to manufacture one wherever they can.

For the far left, there is a worse motive. They take up homosexuality as a cause precisely because it is out of the mainstream. Some of them are even regretting their largely successful campaign for gay marriage, because it might end up (literally) domesticating homosexual relationships, when their real goal was to make sure that “existing social institutions are abolished.” Hence one of the well-noted contradictions of the left: that marriage is only something to be celebrated when gay people do it. To these leftists, homosexuals are only interesting insofar as they can be used as an instrument of subversion.

So what about the other side?

Part of the reason I don’t really care about homosexuality as a social issue is that I’m an atheist, so I don’t view other people’s sexual preferences or practices as having any theological significance as some kind of metaphysical offense against God. In which case: live and let live.

The other reason is that I don’t see homosexuality as having any great cultural significance, either. This is not the first time that I’ve heard the real scientific statistics about the number of homosexuals. Some of the first proper studies on this came out in the 1980s, and the results were pretty much the same. What strikes me is how invariant the number of homosexuals is. Over the past three or four decades, public awareness and acceptance of homosexuality has grown by leaps and bounds, yet none of this seems to have made any converts.

This implies that homosexuality is a preference not amenable to ordinary social pressures. No one becomes gay just because it’s cool now. The gays will always be with us, so to speak, but they will be a relatively small subculture, somewhere on the order of Renaissance Fairs or, say, Star Trek conventions (not that there’s anything wrong with it!). Again, live and let live.

Which is to say that homosexuality only plays a leading role in the culture to the extent that it is recruited as a stalking horse for some larger social force — as we saw above, the far left’s desire to smash all institutions that might compete with the state. Religious conservatives may argue that gay rights and gay marriage are somehow the thin end of the wedge, but it’s a lot more reasonable to regard them as the tail wagging the dog.

Let’s put it this way: which is a more important issue, a couple of hundred thousand gay marriages — or the millions of heterosexual couples who, for larger social reasons, are not getting married and not forming stable relationships, with all of the negative consequences for their own lives and the lives of their children?


thefederalist.com/2014/07/21/w…

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:icontrevor-nielson:
Trevor-Nielson Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2016  Professional Artist
Thanks for the fave on Che-Guevara. Its nice to see some appreciation of my more political work.
Your appreciation makes me want to do more in the future.

Thanks, 
Trevor
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Pixxi-Chan Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Student Digital Artist
eh
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:iconwakaflockaflame1:
wakaflockaflame1 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Eh?
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Pixxi-Chan Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I post eh on pages I don't like much

It's basically me trying to avoid arguments.
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wakaflockaflame1 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
So...a sorta marker?

Couldn't you just...not post and just avoid the person all together...?
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DeadWarrior89 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016
Thanks for the Fav!!Blowkiss valentine fella (Love) 
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Perrydev Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
I posted that gay pride flag thing just to be edgy.
It was after that chick abandoned me and hurt me lol.
I was mad and my main goal was to be that one edgy kid jacking off in the corner, lol.
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Mike-the-cat Featured By Owner Edited Jun 7, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
We've got something in common, then.  We both try too hard to be edgy.  :3

I don't harbor ill will towards individual gay people, I just think that there are far too  many idiots in the community.
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Perrydev Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Same.
When you blame white people for the stuff that's going on.
We just took a step back to the 50s.
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:iconrabbitmaskedman:
rabbitmaskedman Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I agree with you on a lot of stuff and I STILL find you unpleasant.

Why is that?
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