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Gun control / A rare point of agreement with...
« on: May 31, 2019, 08:45:48 PM »

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General Discussion / The United States is broken
« on: May 01, 2019, 01:15:38 AM »

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Politics / Is Right-Wing Ideology Dangerous?
« on: April 29, 2019, 12:16:59 AM »
It's probably been discussed before, but with more recent shootings it might be worth bringing it up again.  Right-wing ideology seems to be spawning a lot of these mass shootings, and at least some of the perpetrators seem to be radicalized by right-wing Internet sites.

To me, it seems like a cancer in some ways, the way it took over talk radio, and now spreading through Internet forums, spurred on by the influence of the current resident of the White House.  Look at this very forum as an example.

No doubt that one factor is the extreme rhetoric, all the talk about various groups being the enemy of the people, how evil Democrats are.  It's no longer enough to disagree, we now have to view the other side as enemies.  I know that Democrats are guilty of the latter as well, but it's not liberals who are shooting up synagogues and burning down black churches.

Another factor has to be the rank dishonesty.  It's just amazing, and then disgusting, just how completely dishonest the right-wing has become.  Conservatives, real conservatives, used to hold themselves out as the paragons of virtue.  They couldn't possibly do that now with any hope of being taken seriously.  Without agreed upon facts, we cannot reach any agreement in this divided country, nor can we have an honest disagreement.  A republic cannot function is such an environment.

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The Trump Administration / 7 yo Guatemalan girl dies in US custody
« on: December 16, 2018, 03:56:21 PM »

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Politics / Sad state of the Republican Party
« on: December 06, 2018, 08:16:24 PM »
My former party is imploding in a rather sad way. Continuing to try to pass voter suppression laws when the actual voter fraud was committed by Republicans, and the legislature in Wisconsin trying to thwart the will of the people.

Republicans must continue to be removed from office and perhaps a new more ethical party, more concerned with the good of the country, will eventually arise from the ashes.

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The Trump Administration / Jamal Khashoggi
« on: October 19, 2018, 10:44:39 PM »
It's hard to believe that I've seen almost nothing on this topic here over the last couple of weeks.  The killing of a journalist working for a major American newspaper!  The ludicrous attempt at constructing a cover story, with Trump's complicity.  And now, the revelation of a completely idiotic cover story of Khashoggi having started a fight during questioning that led to his killing and dismemberment.  It makes absolutely no sense and our government going along with it is horrifying and disgusting, but really nothing I wouldn't expect of Trump.

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Police Shootings, Protests and Riots / Pro-Trump Gang Attacks Protesters
« on: October 14, 2018, 01:55:41 AM »
And some here want to try to act as if only one side of the political spectrum engages in violence, and the one that is probably less likely to do so at that.

More dishonesty from the usual suspects.

Pro-Trump Gang Seen In Footage Assaulting Anti-Fascist Protesters In Manhattan
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/proud-boys-new-york-assault-gavin-mcinnes_us_5bc20d60e4b0bd9ed55a96ee

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Technology, Energy, Environment / IKEA's bullying experiment
« on: October 10, 2018, 12:42:54 AM »

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The Trump Administration / Trump eats children!
« on: September 26, 2018, 06:35:53 PM »
Have ya'll heard?  Trump has an appetite for small children.  Not a sexual appetite (ewwww!!), but an actual appetite.  He eats some of the small children that have been separated from their parents at the border.

What an evil person!

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The Trump Administration / The world laughs at Trump
« on: September 25, 2018, 02:33:06 PM »
At the opening of his UN speech, he got the reaction he deserves.

I would laugh too, if it wasn't my country he was fucking up.

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Race and Racism / Border Patrol Agent Arrested For Murder
« on: September 17, 2018, 10:01:30 PM »
A US border patrol officer arrested for 4 murders.  How ironic, and not much made of it, particularly by the Right.  All hell would have broken loose if it were the other way around.  I wonder why?

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Politics / An experiment
« on: September 10, 2018, 12:38:50 AM »

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The Trump Administration / It confounds the science
« on: September 01, 2018, 10:58:25 AM »
Well said:


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Music, Movies, TV, Art / Black Klansman
« on: August 31, 2018, 12:43:17 AM »
I just saw this movie.  Very powerful film.  And a few really funny moments as well.  And any of the Trump fuckers here could have played themselves in portraying the Kansmen.

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Politics / Does the Republican Party stand for anything?
« on: July 15, 2018, 01:31:29 PM »
Who would have guessed just how malleable Republicans are ideologically?

The party of free trade now embraces protectionism much more than do Democrats.

The party of law and order now has a deep distrust of the FBI.

Instead of Reagan's optimism on the value of immigrants, Republicans now support a policy of criminalizing undocumented immigrants and breaking up those families.

Republicans are now twice as likely as Democrats to have a favorable view of Russia's dictator, and 51% believe we should not come to the defense of NATO allies unless they increase their defense spending.

They embrace a pathological liar without reservation.  Trump bragged this past Friday that since he has been in office the GDP has doubled and tripled!  ???   He is totally out of touch with reality!

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