Discussion in 'Politics' started by Balbus, Apr 23, 2021.
Nihilism at its finest.
Change my mind.
There are so many of them, sometimes you have to wonder how we survived before the invention of modern medicine.
Much of the current Republican party will destroy the United States to stay in power or what ever makes the US a meaningfully republican and Democratic Commonwealth.
Assuming If it ever was.
At the moment the Republican Party policy is authoritarian dictatorship.
Killing as many Americans as possible certainly seems to be high on their agenda.
According to the statistics, registered republicans and democrats hate each other more than they trust their own political parties. For more information on Professional Wrestling grudge matches, I suggest the WWWF.
It's odd how this COVID-19 nonsense works. All of these Molecular lab tests (PCR/NAAT - "The most accurate test available") say Negative, but one Rapid-result test says Positive and the others are fit for the bin. Your humble narrator certainly has something, doubtless the height of fashion being the illustrious Delta model, and they say he's had it for quite some time, all undetected by their wonderous tests.
Do you think he will die from the dread COVID-19? Just wait viewers and we'll see if that freedom-loving hippie scum snuffs it!
If you are the "humble narrator", I'm sorry, and hope everything works out for you. I guess hoping for the best is the best we can do.
Anyone surprised by "Herr Carlson" swapping spit with Orban??? I'll bet if you searched Carlson's closet, you'd find white hoods & sheets with Nazi swastika's emblazoned on them.
He loves bumping dickheads with the likes of Orban, Trump, Pompeo, etc,etc.
I can tell you that 40 years ago, DeSantis (or anyone acting in a like manner in the face of a global pandemic) would have been dragged out of office in the governor's mansion by his ball sac for such behavior. Today??? Meh ............ he's being a strong leader.
It demonstrates how undiscerning and apathetic we've become as a society. NO SENSE OF DECENCY ANYMORE. Indecency, indifference toward others, hatred, bigotry - once shunned things - are now not only tolerated, but in some circles - are applauded. Considered signs of strength today. HITLER WOULD BE SOOO PROUD.
Trump opened the "Pandoras box." It can't be closed now until millions of cultists pass on. Maybe not even then. They will have infected offspring.
A simple question, as it relates to the anti-vaxxers' " take" on their "rights" ..............
I'm a driver. I've heard a million times that drinking alcohol and then getting behind the wheel is a stupid & dangerous thing to do. But I ignore the advice, get plastered, (because I have "right" to drink) and drive anyway. Now I'm a danger TO OTHERS. I cause an accident, and I kill 4 people in a head-on crash. Who is at fault???? Is it those 4 people, because they chose to "go out in public and take a drive" ??
Or would it be ME at fault, because I ignored the advice, drank until hammered, and drove anyway ........... ignoring ANY PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY toward others' safety who may be out there on a public roadway.
NOW ............ how does the legal system handle such dangerous and foolhardy behavior concerning drunk driving??? The answer is vehicular homicide of 4 people with LONG prison sentence to follow. But with possibly equally dangerous behavior, ignoring medical experts' advice, and even PURPOSELY coughing on others, ripping off others' masks (to show what ...... how "tough" one is??), and going into public places, planes, cruise ships, restaurants, etc. ............ how are THOSE people handled?????
Did the drunk driver's "rights" top the innocent 4 drivers' rights??? Did those innocent 4 dead people have any rights??? Did they have the right to expect ANY OTHER DRIVER to drive in a safe manner??? Did they have a right to expect a safe journey (since THEY were doing the CORRECT, SAFE thing & driving sober)??? Or should we as a society, turn a blind, apathetic eye from the drunk driving killer and say, "well, he had a 'right' to drink after all."
Now back to the anti-vaxxers ...... What should a society do with the dolts who flip-off society & responsibility toward others safety, and basically say " F**K you people. I have my rights. I'm NOT wearing any mask, and I'm NOT getting vaccinated. I'll go where I damn-well please and do what I want to do. F**K all of you."
If society can label one dangerous behavior (drinking & driving) as criminally ignoring one's responsibility toward others ............ how then can society ignore and write-off other dangerous & possibly deadly behavior (refusing to wear masks in public & refusing to vaccinate) under the label / guise of "Constitutional rights" ????? Dead is dead ............ whether by drunk driver ........ or un-caring, mask refusing, anti-vaxxer meandering in public places. You know ............. the folks screaming about THEIR rights.
Here is the Republican policy...
So the answer to "Socialism" (which true democracy isn't) is to install Dictatorial Fascism?????????????????????? One-party rule with little chance of ANY opposition from any other party??????? By book definition - - -
That's FASCISM. The ruling party makes ALL the rules, decides who can vote, decides who's eligible to vote, decides IF any of the votes COUNT (or not), sets ALL the rules regarding voting, and arrests, prosecutes, and / or imprisons political dissidents (those speaking out about / disagreeing with the authoritarian dictatorship.) Packing the courts with ruling party judges gives the ILLUSION that "it's legal" - when in fact - it's FASCIST authoritarian dictatorial rule.
No one likes to hear comparisons to Hitler and Mussolini, but both of them had the same fascist dictatorial type of "government" that THE REPUBLICAN PARTY is trying to install here in the U.S.A. Anyone can scoff and chuckle if you like .......... but the people of Germany and Italy BELIEVED those 2 EVIL men were the answer to their prayers too - just like many here thought T**** was their answer. And T**** - like Hitler and Mussolini convinced the masses by loud, forceful, determined speech. Not saying T**** is a mass murderer like Hitler & Mussolini - but the rise to power and influence is exactly by the same method. Shout, scream, pound the fist on the podium, speak forcefully to the masses of people who feel "left behind & ignored"- and BLAME EVERYONE ELSE - for the population's problems. Find a scapegoat - or several. Convince the masses that you have EASY ANSWERS to their VERY COMPLEX PROBLEMS. "Vote for me and it'll all go away & get better." What big improvements did we see under T****??? N-O-N-E. Now everyone is hostile and violent toward each other. Hatred is rampant here. Violence breaking out in individual people, and groups who previously were NOT violent. Some improvement.
Well ............. we didn't have massive doubt and skepticism about our elections until T**** declared, "The only way we can lose is if the election system is rigged." And we've (the U.S.A.) N-E-V-E-R had actual, large-scale election fraud - only few, proven, isolated cases over many years. But T**** convinced the desperate masses who felt "left behind" that voter fraud was real and widespread. IT IS NOT. IT NEVER HAS BEEN. The only PROVEN case in Pa. (one of the states where so-called "massive election fraud" supposedly happened) - was by a REPUBLICAN who voted for his DEAD MOTHER. PROVEN FACT.
So this C-L-O-W-N Mo Brooks agrees with the bomber from the south as to using violence to achieve political takeover. And that bomb-toting CLOWN declares "the south is coming." I've told members of my own family for over 20 years now that we'll see blood spilled in the U.S over political power-grabbing - and the likelihood of another civil war. I've said M-A-N-Y times to watch for more political bloodshed .......... and it's happening more & more. Even women are violent these days, fighting over anything and everything, ripping masks off people like they have a "right" to assault them.
Anyone for take 2 of the CIVIL WAR???? I've said for some time now ........... it's coming. Another civil war right here in the U.S.A. because un-godly, selfish, power-hungry politicians and the IDIOTIC, FOOLISH, UNEDUCATED LEMMINGS they've convinced are ready and ANXIOUS to draw blood. ( I call them uneducated because they don't even know what fascism and authoritarian dictatorial rule are. They can't recognize it when it's right in front of them.) We're already seeing people being shot around the country with political overtones, violence against mask-wearing folks, "Constitutional rights" folks who start fights on planes all around the country, and even recently a 27 year-old COWARD pushing and terrorizing an old lady because she was wearing a mask. Many white supremacist groups and neo-nazi's in the U.S. WANT a race war ........ and don't hide their feelings. The white supremacist groups and neo-nazi's are T**** and REPUBLICAN PARTY supporters!!!!! They DO NOT hide that fact. And yet, many T**** and REPUBLICAN PARTY faithful insist "it'll never happen here." They don't want to believe they're a part of a fascist, authoritarian, dictatorial movement ............... but they are. By being willfully blind followers of T**** and today's REPUBLICAN PARTY - they are just as guilty as the Germans and Italians who blindly followed their "savior-gods".
It's gonna get uglier and uglier, folks. Look for assassinations of politicians to begin shortly, or REAL bombings by fascist-supporting, white men who think they're superior to everyone else. (I'm white BTW.) The U.S.A. IS - repeat - IS in danger of falling apart ............. but it's N-O-T from Democrats' actions. It's from the fascism-supporting REPUBLICAN PARTY and their dream of an authoritarian dictatorship here.
God Bless us all & please open the eyes of the blind.
It's something like 60% of republican voters think democracy has failed and are ready for a dictatorship... (just as long as it's their kind of dictatorship)
At the same time they are all "But da Constitushon!"
A follow-up for Christian believers of Jesus' teaching .............
Jesus told His disciples when they asked what the end times would be like and Jesus described, "....... See that you not be deceived. Many will come in my name, saying I am he. Do not follow them. There will be wars and rumors of wars. Nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be powerful earthquakes in various places, famines, and plagues from place to place, and awesome sights and mighty signs will come from the sky."
"Before all this happens, however, they will seize and persecute you, they will hand you over to the synagogues and to prisons, and they will have you led before kings and governors because of my name. Remember, you are not to prepare your defense beforehand, for I myself shall give you a wisdom in speaking that all of your adversaries will be powerless to resist or refute. You will even be handed over by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends, and they will put some of you to death. You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed. By your perseverance you will secure your lives."
Gospel of Luke.
Any of this sound familiar???? T**** got American fighting against American, family member fighting against family member - all because of T****'s lies and deceptions. There wasn't any massive voter fraud, and the election wasn't "stolen." But hatred has blossomed since T**** became president .......... spawned by his arsenal of LIES.
Jesus also warned people to be on watch for such things, that they not be caught by surprise, and the day suddenly spring like a trap.
I saw that poll too, Tyrsonswood. I think it said 67% of Republicans think democracy has failed. Maybe they ought to look BACK on the not-too-distant and CURRENT history of authoritarian dictatorships around the globe. How are THOSE avg. folks faring under the rule of dictatorial tyrants??? Everyone happy ........ prosperous in those places??????
Or did ALL the wealth & political power go to the dictator???? <<<<<< The answer is YES - it all went to the dictator ......... not the masses of avg. folks. A lesson to be seen and learned here???
You mistake mob rule with authoritarians. The republican party's only agenda right now, is to survive Donald Duck destroying them, driving the entire party into the dirt faster than a speeding bullet. Fox News did not disown the man for his bad taste, he is sucking the life and money out of conservatives so fast you need technology to keep up. Think about it, over the last two decades they've shredded our constitution, rigged all our courts and elections, and cross walk guards like Biden, calling for at least economic sanity, are the best response democrats have.
The democrats have left conservatives with no alternatives, but to attack other conservatives, because liberals are now an extinct species, and justice is whatever you can afford.
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