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12 hours ago, Geezer said:

I’m basing my position on evidence, not emotion.

The evidence shows an unrelenting effort by Trumpublicans to cripple/destroy/eliminate democratic institutions, national parks, national monuments, education, healthcare, civil rights, the justice department, voting security and rights, safety nets, the environment....... how much evidence do you require? 

 

Check out the available official resources for information about windfalls for the wealthy, the ballooning deficit due to those windfalls, Republican proposed legislation, Democratic legislation killed by McConnell, voting records, and listen to the horse's mouth regarding proposed cuts for Medicare and Social Security rather than Fox propaganda. There are no politicians endorsing riots but there are some who do endorse rubber bullets, gas and vigilante murder of peaceful protesters. It's all available to those who will look.

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29 minutes ago, florduh said:

The evidence shows an unrelenting effort by Trumpublicans to cripple/destroy/eliminate democratic institutions, national parks, national monuments, education, healthcare, civil rights, the justice department, voting security and rights, safety nets, the environment....... how much evidence do you require? 

 

Check out the available official resources for information about windfalls for the wealthy, the ballooning deficit due to those windfalls, Republican proposed legislation, Democratic legislation killed by McConnell, voting records, and listen to the horse's mouth regarding proposed cuts for Medicare and Social Security rather than Fox propaganda. There are no politicians endorsing riots but there are some who do endorse rubber bullets, gas and vigilante murder of peaceful protesters. It's all available to those who will look.


You are correct florduh. There is an abundance of evidence & facts about the current political situation in this country. Just as there is an abundance of facts and evidence that are relevant to religion. It has been well documented by scholars and researchers that emotion almost always trumps evidence. People believe what they choose to believe. People have a tendency to “interpret” evidence through the lens of confirmation bias. 
 

When it comes to these political issues we simply interpret the “evidence” differently. I think we both agree that Trump has been a terrible President, we apparently disagree that Biden would be a better choice. 

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14 hours ago, Fuego said:

 

Where is this happening? I live just outside Portland, Oregon, and very few of the protesters are violent. Most are there about the racial issues. There seems to be a handful or two that are dedicated to starting fires, smashing windows, looting and some of them have been arrested, and are now facing federal charges. Apparently (according to posts I've seen today) at least a few were white supremacists doing it to cause chaos.

One guys posted a video of himself driving through a totally lovely downtown Portland and said "Here's a video I took this morning driving around the central downtown blocks of Portland, Oregon - the city that Donald Trump portrays as if it were a war zone - a city brought to its knees by protesters and weak Democrat politicians. Granted, it is not so peaceful on these 4 blocks late at night when relatively small groups of bad actors and, lately, anti-demonstrators take the opportunity to cause trouble. But just for perspective, this is what it looks like the rest of the time."

 

On the flip side, there is video of the Portland police letting a very aggressive Trump truck caravan through town, blocking traffic to keep them together while the goons in the trucks fired paintballs at those they didn't like. The guys on the right are carrying actual firearms to the protests, and the authorities seem fine with that. Meanwhile the Orange One fans the flames and says that Portland is burning, which is utter bullshit. A couple of blocks are the target of the violent protesters, the rest of the rather large city is fine. The federal troops they sent were using tactics like unmarked vans snatching people off the street (really they could have been anyone in the vans, and that's supposed to be ok). So pretty much all you said seems backwards from my perspective locally. 

 

The governor is pushing the protest leaders to stop the violence and vandalism, and to separate from those doing it. Otherwise the cause is drowned out by chaos. 

 

It does sometimes get hard to tell who is telling the truth anymore. Facebook is 99% political, so I tend to post recipes and music instead. 

 

Biden... I still can't believe that was the best the DNC could come up with. The DNC is scared shitless of the progressives, so they picked someone they think is a safe bet. Time will tell. Biden is so damn middle, there should be no fear of him even being "left" much less Marxist. 

 

 


I read posts like yours and I find myself wondering how people can interpret events so differently. I realize the news media has been corrupted. They have become political activist with political agenda’s. They no longer even pretend to be unbiased journalist. They are highly paid celebrity commentators with cult like followers now. Truth has become a casualty in this new celebrity 24 hr network news world we are now living in.
 

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44 minutes ago, florduh said:

The evidence shows an unrelenting effort by Trumpublicans to cripple/destroy/eliminate democratic institutions, national parks, national monuments, education, healthcare, civil rights, the justice department, voting security and rights, safety nets, the environment....... how much evidence do you require? 

 

Check out the available official resources for information about windfalls for the wealthy, the ballooning deficit due to those windfalls, Republican proposed legislation, Democratic legislation killed by McConnell, voting records, and listen to the horse's mouth regarding proposed cuts for Medicare and Social Security rather than Fox propaganda. There are no politicians endorsing riots but there are some who do endorse rubber bullets, gas and vigilante murder of peaceful protesters. It's all available to those who will look.

 

Yes, this is very distressing! The Republicans are in a blind panic about their increasingly slim chances of winning a truly fair and democratic election, and have thrown in with the would-be dictator Trump (and his "not-so-behind-the-scenes" master Putin) in order to fix the election in their favor. They will pull out every dirty trick in the book to retain power. We are slouching towards fascism and theocracy.

 

Believe me, I'm not exactly crazy about the Democrats, but I prefer them to the Republicans!

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35 minutes ago, Tsathoggua9 said:

I'm not exactly crazy about the Democrats

Nor am I, but we're in survival mode.

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1 hour ago, Geezer said:

People have a tendency to “interpret” evidence through the lens of confirmation bias. 

With politicians it's "spin" and with theists it's "cognitive dissonance," both of which require ignoring certain actual, demonstrable facts. I've heard people explain how the tax breaks for the rich that brought us a record deficit from which we'll never recover is somehow a good thing for America. I've also heard that dinosaur bones were planted to make us believe in evolution. At some point we have to put our brain in gear and look at the unvarnished facts and decide what makes sense to a reasonable, unbiased mind.

 

Biden? Our classic lesser evil scenario. I know of very few enthusiastic supporters, but the fear of what Trump could do with another four years of dismantling democracy is terrifying to those who want to keep things like healthcare, education, post office, public lands, clean air and water and the Bill of Rights.

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8 minutes ago, florduh said:

With politicians it's "spin" and with theists it's "cognitive dissonance," both of which require ignoring certain actual, demonstrable facts. I've heard people explain how the tax breaks for the rich that brought us a record deficit from which we'll never recover is somehow a good thing for America. I've also heard that dinosaur bones were planted to make us believe in evolution. At some point we have to put our brain in gear and look at the unvarnished facts and decide what makes sense to a reasonable, unbiased mind.

 

Biden? Our classic lesser evil scenario. I know of very few enthusiastic supporters, but the fear of what Trump could do with another four years of dismantling democracy is terrifying to those who want to keep things like healthcare, education, post office, public lands, clean air and water and the Bill of Rights.


Interesting that you reference the Bill of Rights. I’ll add the Constitution to that. It’s the political left that came up with political correctness, which is essentially censorship of speech. The Constitution actually allows people to be racists, as long as they don’t violate another persons rights. Libel, slander, physical, economic, and emotional harm are actionable offenses. 
 

Simply disliking someone or some group isn’t against the law. We are legally free to associate or shun whoever we want. I see BLM and Antifa copying the same playbook the Nazi used to take control of Germany. Intimidation, threats, and violence. 
 

Put a BLM banner in your store window or else they will loot it and burn it to the ground, and they probably will loot it and burn it down anyway. Wear a MAGA shirt or hat in public and you risk injury and in some cases death, as recently occured.

 

Say the wrong thing at work or wear the wrong political attire and you will likely find yourself unemployed. I’m wondering why lawsuits aren’t being filed. That is a clear violation of free speech, especially political speech.

 

I can’t imagine why everyone does see what’s going on in the country now in regards to political intimidation.

 

 

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45 minutes ago, Geezer said:

I see BLM and Antifa copying the same playbook the Nazi used to take control of Germany. Intimidation, threats, and violence. 

Yeah, okay. THEY are the Nazis. I see I better just start ignoring this thread.

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30 minutes ago, ToHellWithMe said:

 

You seen this, right?

 

 

 

 

If Trump gets re-elected, he should thank the likes of these horrible kids.  I hope when they look at this at some point in the future, they will have the decency to cringe in shame at what they used to be.

 

I guarantee you, people who can’t even stand Trump will vote for him when they see shit like this. 

 

 

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1 hour ago, TABA said:

 

 

If Trump gets re-elected, he should thank the likes of these horrible kids.  I hope when they look at this at some point in the future, they will have the decency to cringe in shame at what they used to be.

 

I guarantee you, people who can’t even stand Trump will vote for him when they see shit like this. 

 

 


The radical left is Trumps best asset right now. It’s seems almost like they are trying to get him re-elected. Florduh is way too intelligent to not see what’s going on with the radical left. The Nazi were a political minority in Germany. They could never get more than 37% of the German voters so they used threats, intimidation, and violence to take control of the government.

 

That is history, fact  check it. BLM and Antifa are using the same tactics. Those opposing them must be silenced or eliminated.  The leaders of BLM have publicly admitted they are trained Marxist and it’s their goal to overthrow the U.S. government and replace it with a Marxists communists government. They have stated this publicly on TV. It’s easy enough to fact check it.
 

The far left needs to be taken seriously. They are monetized, organized, and dedicated to achieve their goals.They are a real threat. 
 

 

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1 hour ago, ToHellWithMe said:

 

You seen this, right?

 

 

 

Yeah, that shit is really going to win hearts and minds. That's just crass stupidity in action. I don't like bullying, whether it is done by the right or left. 

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3 hours ago, ToHellWithMe said:

You seen this, right?

 

You seen this, right? https://god.dailydot.com/nypd-escorting-car-protesters/?fbclid=IwAR2PcNTwElhXLg6tKhYAI9gQJ0-iUDbt_mJ3xxDOQYzSq4F5z-gnsd8WQtE

 

Violence breaks out with both extremes. I am against the violence. The powerless often have to resort to violence (how much would have MLK accomplished without the riots to make people listen?) and these days those in power are often the instigators, and you can fact check that. Please do. It's the principles that matter, and what would you recommend people do to stop the police murders of unarmed black civilians and the closing of ranks to protect the murderers? To stop Nazi marches and vigilante murders from being praised by the president? How much would you take? Have you heard the stories about the American Revolution and their commitment to non-violence? Me neither.

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7 hours ago, Geezer said:

The radical left is Trumps best asset right now. 

 

And he knows it. That's precisely why he's trying to conflate Biden with the radical left.

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10 hours ago, florduh said:

and what would you recommend people do to stop the police murders of unarmed black civilians and the closing of ranks to protect the murderers

 

I'd recommend they ask for the formation of an independent governmental body to investigate the occasions where police uses force instead of the current system where the police investigates itself and concludes what it did was justified.

 

10 hours ago, florduh said:

 

Yeah, saw very good footage of the act on Twitter. Pushing aside a crowd blocking your road is not necessarily such a bad look, even if you push them too hard like he probably did. After seeing the self-centered brats disturb normal folks like that for too long, it's quite cathartic to see someone finally snap.

 

11 hours ago, florduh said:

The powerless often have to resort to violence

 

That might have so been back in the day of MLK. Media back then could gatekeep the voices they didn't want amplified. Today, there's the internet, there's the social media, where anyone can publish anything, and the only thing preventing your idea from spreading is if the idea itself is lacking. There's really no excuse for rioting these days. Not for the far-left anyway, who don't even get banned from the social media for their calls for death of certain groups.

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Many cities have citizen review boards that, along with internal affairs, review police actions and charges of unnecessary use of force. The belief that there is systemic racism in this country and that police are murdering black people for no reason is simply not backed up by any creditable evidence.


It appears both of these charges are politically based and are nothing more than political rhetoric. There is evidence, along with their own admission, that BLM and Antifa are Marxists communist groups. Their goal is to fundamentally change the political landscape of American and eliminate the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

 

Unfortunately, it’s human nature when people decide something is true evidence that challenges their beliefs becomes irrelevant. That reality is especially true when it comes to a persons religious and political beliefs.

 

 

 

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47 minutes ago, Geezer said:

It appears both of these charges are politically based and are nothing more than political rhetoric.

Okay, let's say that the daily video evidence is all fake and all those unarmed black folks getting shot by police doesn't really happen. Let's say I misheard a cop I know say he was "going down to the ape yards to rattle a few cages." Let's say George Floyd was a threat to the cops as he was being killed. Let's just say, as the President directs us, we shouldn't believe our eyes and ears.

 

I am not a Democrat by a long shot and I get why people have problems with them. But I must ask how hatred/fear of Democrats can be so great that one would support Trump with his long list of verifiable transgressions. What would he have to do to lose support at this point? Piss on the Tomb of the Unknown Loser? Shoot a mailman? 

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18 minutes ago, florduh said:

What would he have to do to lose support at this point?

 

I'm guessing if he cleaned up his act and sucked up to and started walking lockstep with the good, humanitarian, dedicated-to-the-betterment-of-society, carreer politicians of either party... that action would likely have a profoundly negative affect on his support.

 

P.S.: I'm voting for none-of-the-above.

 

 

 

 

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18 minutes ago, florduh said:

Okay, let's say that the daily video evidence is all fake and all those unarmed black folks getting shot by police doesn't really happen. Let's say I misheard a cop I know say he was "going down to the ape yards to rattle a few cages." Let's say George Floyd was a threat to the cops as he was being killed. Let's just say, as the President directs us, we shouldn't believe our eyes and ears.

 

I am not a Democrat by a long shot and I get why people have problems with them. But I must ask how hatred/fear of Democrats can be so great that one would support Trump with his long list of verifiable transgressions. What would he have to do to lose support at this point? Piss on the Tomb of the Unknown Loser? Shoot a mailman? 


First, we’ve become familiar with each other, through our posts, over the last eight years. I believe we are usually on the same page, at least when it comes to religion. I have come to respect both you personally and your opinions.

 

I classify myself politically as an independent.  I’m conservative politically when it comes to law and order, the military, and the economy. I’m a capitalist and former self employed business owner. When it comes to social issues I’m liberal...very liberal in fact. 


I’m former military and very patriotic. My BIL was a Police officer, detective, and eventually rose to the rank of Capt. He was a WWII vet. He was Navy, like our entire family, and like my son was in the submarine service. 

 

I note all of that because having had a close family member serve as police officer I have that perspective to draw on.  My son is a Lt with the fire dept, first responder, and paramedic. So I have that perspective to draw on too. Those perspectives clearly influence my political views when it comes to police officers and first responders.
 

I live in a suburban city near Memphis TN.  Memphis is a violent city with high crime and murder rates. Memphis, like many larger southern cities, is predominately black. Caucasian’s are a numerical minority. The City Council, Police Chief and high ranking police administrators are mostly black. The political power is controlled by the black majority.

 

Likewise, Shelby County, is politically controlled by the black majority. The Sheriff and Shelby County Commission is likewise controlled by the black majority. It is somewhat of an anomaly that the black majority elected a white mayor to two terms after a succession of black mayors.

 

Systemic racism cannot exists when blacks are the majority and control the police, fire, public works, as well as the political and judicial systems. This same scenario exists in numerous large souther cities.


The evidence, both locally and nationally, indicates blacks are murdering blacks at an alarming rate. The statistics indicate this is true all over the country. Chicago being the worst case scenario. I’ve seen no evidence of any kind that even remotely suggest police are murdering innocent blacks period. 
 

I have seen statIstics that indicate a black male is 14 times more likely to be killed by another black male than by the police. Now, common sense indicates, police are aware of the black murder rates and logically would be more cautious and apprehensive when dealing with a young black male because they do t want to die in the line of duty. And that applies to both black and white officers. Black officers are just as likely to be shot by a young black male as a white officer.

 

Now, you apparently have had different life experiences than me and you apparently have access to facts, statistics, and evidence that I don’t have. Would you be kind enough to reference that information so I can examine it?

 

If you are correct in your accusations then there is a national crisis involving rouge cops randomly murdering black citizens then that has to be fixed.

 

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1 hour ago, florduh said:

 

I am not a Democrat by a long shot and I get why people have problems with them. But I must ask how hatred/fear of Democrats can be so great that one would support Trump with his long list of verifiable transgressions. What would he have to do to lose support at this point? 


I agree that Trump is problematic for a whole host of reasons. I am not a fan of Donald Trump. I’ve said on other sites I think Donald Trump is the worst American President in History. That noted, I don’t personally hate the man and I’m fair minded enough to acknowledge his accomplishments as President. 
 

Trumps greatest strength, IMO, is his knowledge of business and the economy. He had the economy functioning at its highest levels in U.S. history. I think it’s an asset that he’s so narcissistic and such a loose cannon that our enemies are afraid to mess with him because he’s just crazy enough to push the nuclear button. That, of course, is pretty scary. I’ve convinced myself that the Joint Chiefs would not allow him to start WWIII though.
 

With all of his faults I believe Trump is a patriot and loves America. Trump is a very flawed human being but I have ask myself is Joe Biden any better? I’m absolutely convinced Biden is even a worse choice that Trump. If Biden was to be elected Harris would be the real President because Biden appears to be unable to carry out the duties of the Presidency.

 

I doubt if Biden could make it through two years before the Dems would force him to resign. This is a national crises. Our choices for the Commander in Chief could not be any worse. How can a country with 300,000,000 + people not come up with two better choices?

 

My choice for President comes down to the fact that the radical left, and what they say they want to do to this country, concerns me more than Trump and his narcissism. 

 

 

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Geezer, I see a thread of evidence in what you are saying, but believe it is being blown out of proportion.  Biden is NOT far left.  The far left is NOT in control, and nowhere near being there.  But I do agree they are being given too much leeway in these riots.

 

On the police issue, I have several "Christian" policemen on both sides of my family, and they are all prejudiced against blacks when it is just their redneck friends listening.  And one of them admitted recently that policemen cover for each other when one of their own makes a "goof".  Having internal investigations is a farce.

 

And the fact that crime is higher in black communities is NOT due to the color of their skin, it is due to the culture they grow up in.  In many ways a culture they are locked into.  When they try to break out of it, they find many obstacles to overcome.  And the problem is more than our laws and policies.  It is a white mindset to "keep them in their place".  A PLACE WE PUT THEM IN!  I can understand their anger.

 

 

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On 9/4/2020 at 1:09 AM, Weezer said:

How about using the social sciences to see what promotes healthy human beings and social systems.  Our present system only seems to be interested in making a quick buck, winning the next election, and maintaining power.   And do you know why I think people don't want to go there?  Anytime you start looking at the well-being of humans, people scream SOCIALISM!   And I can partially understand why.  In the past it has been to simply use monetary "give away" programs that foster dependency and entitlement.  There are scientific answers, but anytime you mention psychology, sociology, human/social development, again people scoff and yell SOCIALISM! 

But it is okay to study economics, and How to make more money.  We even have the freedom of speech to teach how to cheat people.  And to tell lies.  Laws against those things have been relaxed in recent years. It is all geared for the powerful to maintain their power.  We need another look at our constitution.  To redefine our "rights."  We need to examine our "mind sets."  To look at the big picture of what we want for our planet. We need to temper our individual and tribal egos with some humanity.  Again, some will say that is socialism, and the division goes on!

 

Hopefully after seeing where this has gone by the 2nd page, you can better understand what I'm talking about. 

 

How do you get from the social sciences to enforcing people to act in lock step with whatever the social sciences have come up with? You see all of this militant left wing bandwagon rioting. They're out of control. You admit this. You see it. You acknowledge it. 

 

Biden himself has not been the radical left. But that's not Geezer's point. He hasn't articulated it enough for you folks to pick up on so far. It doesn't matter if Biden has been a moderate democrat most of his career. Right now he's latching on to whatever political wagon support he can find from the left. At the moment, that band wagon is thing like BLM and antifa. The right winger's are referring to these people as, "Biden voters." Because who else are they? They're aren't Trump supporters. They aren't libertarians. And when he pays lip service to these radical leftist's, that is how he is supporting radical left wing agenda's. Agenda's like what we're seeing in real time in these videos. 

 

Trying to somehow force people not to be racist looks like meaningless venture. Dave has mentioned before that changes like this are measured in generations and generations of small social changes. Racism has been in decline every decade that I've been alive, following this model of change. It was in decline every decade that my father has been alive. It isn't anything like it once was and I know that. Because society has been changing through generations. I don't doubt that it will likely continue to change, on it's own, due to being unfashionable, socially, to be racist. It isn't fashionable at all to be a racist. And that only got more intense over the last four years. These are not forced governmental issues. They can't be. Society has to work this out on it's own according the standard of having a free society. 

 

Geezer has a point about these radical groups wanting to change the government. I don't see these bands of idiots in the streets providing a better alternative to the standing US constitution and bill of rights. They're extremely dense. Watch the videos. Listen to what the crowds are chanting. They are NOT objective people in any way, shape, or form. They are what were referred to in ancient times as, "the vulgar masses." It was the vulgar masses that eventually degraded the old mystery schools of antiquity. The vulgar masses burned through Alexandria. This is more of the very same, packaged in a contemporary box, all of whom are stuck squarely in the neat little box. The last thing these rage mobs need right now is some sort of victory and road to power through political officials willing to pander to them, in my opinion. 

 

This is what democrats are pandering to at the moment.

 

It's not better than the hill billy Trump supports that everyone wanted to make fun of in 2016. It's the mirror effect and 'opposite but equal' reaction to the 2016 election. The left wings dregs of society are out in full effect. And being pandered to by Biden, Harris, the left wing media and all.

 

How this is framed by some of you as the lesser of two evils is beyond me. The democrats have rage mobs among their voter base running around in liberal cities nationwide demanding all sorts of ill conceived demands. Screaming at innocent people for not openly supporting them. Breaking things. Burning things. Hitting people. Shooting fireworks at people, etc., etc.

 

The alternative to this left wing power grab is obviously a nation where that wasn't happening at all, unemployment for women and minority groups were at all time lows, prosperity was good, and life was pretty much going along pretty well. Then a virus hits. A virus that no one could have done a dam thing to stop, obviously it ran around the globe mutating and wrecking the place. Things temporarily devolve, somewhat. I've actually been busier than ever instead of out of work. But I realize that it has screwed a lot of people. I've been watching the numbers decline in my state recently and I hope to see this pandemic ware off at some point. 

 

When I look at the next four years and ask myself who I feel better placing my bet on, it's Trump. Not some poor bastard who's three sheets to the wind with dementia (it's actually sad that they've put him up in front of everyone to speak in public - shameful of the DNC). Trump had things going along just fine before the pandemic. I expect that we can pull out of this and get back on track with the upward trends that were evident and objectively based prior to the pandemic. That is my idea of 'the lesser of two evils.' Because that shit going on with the democrats is about as evil as it gets right now. The right is nowhere remotely close that level of human evil at the moment. Left wing militants are literally beating innocent people all over the place and really fucking things up, for political and partisan oriented reasons. The right isn't doing anything remotely close to that. 

 

I would like to vote for a libertarian, but I'm not gonna waste a vote this election. It's very clear to me right now. The left has zero to offer. Zero. I refuse to support the democratic party and in doing so, support these rage mobbing, vulgar masses! And the default position for me really is a republican vote. It pains me to support the religious conservatives, but they are the one's closest to the constitution at the moment. The closest to individual rights and personal freedom. The libertarians are much closer, but they haven't a chance in hell at winning an election.

 

This is the reality of what I'm facing....

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6 hours ago, Weezer said:

Geezer, I see a thread of evidence in what you are saying, but believe it is being blown out of proportion.  Biden is NOT far left.  The far left is NOT in control, and nowhere near being there.  But I do agree they are being given too much leeway in these riots.

 

On the police issue, I have several "Christian" policemen on both sides of my family, and they are all prejudiced against blacks when it is just their redneck friends listening.  And one of them admitted recently that policemen cover for each other when one of their own makes a "goof".  Having internal investigations is a farce.

 

And the fact that crime is higher in black communities is NOT due to the color of their skin, it is due to the culture they grow up in.  In many ways a culture they are locked into.  When they try to break out of it, they find many obstacles to overcome.  And the problem is more than our laws and policies.  It is a white mindset to "keep them in their place".  A PLACE WE PUT THEM IN!  I can understand their anger.

 

 


“And the fact that crime is higher in black communities is NOT due to the color of their skin, it is due to the culture they grow up in.  In many ways a culture they are locked into.  When they try to break out of it, they find many obstacles to overcome.  And the problem is more than our laws and policies....“

 

I agree with that.
 

 

“It is a white mindset to "keep them in their place".  A PLACE WE PUT THEM IN!  I can understand their anger.......

 

I do not agree with that. Your statement gives me the impression you’ve been indoctrinated by the liberal media. The liberal media is very good when it comes to convincing Caucasian’s that they are responsible for the condition of black people living in poverty and crime infected neighborhoods. 
 

The statistical reality that 73% of black males abandon their families is not the white mans fault, and that has proven to be a major factor in the black communities economic conditions. Black males and females that get an education or relevant job skills are finding good jobs, because employers are eager to hire qualified blacks because it benefits the image of their company. 
 

It is much easier for a black student to get a scholarship than it is for a white student. And that is a statistical fact. It’s no secret that colleges and universities have allotments for minority students. Black applicants can get admitted to prestigious schools, even though their grades don’t qualify because it’s to the schools benefit to meet their quota of minority students.


Is that fair? An argument could be made that it is. The problem being how do you stop that kind of favoritism? The answer is that you can’t. It’s like the NBA painting BLM on their courts. When will they take that off the courts? The answer is never. Any attempt to remove it will be labeled racists. 
 

The word racists is now the most powerful word in the English language. The mere accusation is sufficient to establish guilt. No evidence is required. White privilege has now become black privilege. What’s that old saying, “What goes around comes around.” 
 

Liberals would likely say this is just part of making things right for the past sins of White people. Racists acts and language can be stopped but it isn’t possible to make past sins right. But it is possible to stop such behavior, or at least make a big dent in it.
 

But burning buildings and looting stores isn’t going to make anything better. Censoring speech just makes people mad and that encourages them to “get even.” That leads to more violence. 
 

A protest becomes a riot when the first violent act occurs. Riots must be Immediately shut down using whatever amount of force is necessary. When law and order fails we become animals.


 

 

 

 

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