Left vs Right in USA

Discussion in 'Political Opinions & Beliefs' started by MrSunday, Dec 23, 2014.

  1. yguy

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    We also see plenty of accusations of trolling by paragons of intellectual cowardice.
     
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    This argument is just not as hard to see through as you think it is. We've heard it all before.
     
  3. Daybreaker

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    Great post. Why do "both" sides see themselves as the individualistic?

    The right-wingers seem like authoritarians to me, and the left-wingers seem like individualists to me. The right-wingers, I think, see it the other way around, and believe that they're somehow doing their part for individualism by ... well, to me, it looks like they're constantly attacking it. But somehow they think they're helping it. I think.
     
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    That's funny. Not entirely true, but funny.

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    It does to the right-wingers. Either you are with them, or you're against them. No neutrals allowed.

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    Got that kinda backwards don'tcha?
     
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    rwild1967 Banned at Members Request Past Donor

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    Good lord man what planet do you live on?
     
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    You couldn't think of anything so you wrote that huh? No one can. But your reply was so cute! What an intelligent person you are! Also your party did a study and found you to be racist for owning a gun that they want more regulation on.
     
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    Not all of us.
     
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    And what do you think is going to happen when the current unemployment rate (the real one) does not go back down?
    When a large portion of Americans are unable to afford what they used to regard as basic things (a house, a car, starting a family).
     
  9. johnmayo

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    That is because individuality to you means collective distribution of money and a million and a half regulations on every aspect of human life but free anal sex anywhere and the left offers that to you. Can you name anything other than anal sex and abortion that they don't want more regulations for? He'll they already want to repeal the first amendment. There is more to life than dismembering your offspring and taking it from behind.

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    Riots for more income equality.
     
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    WTF are you talking about? Slow down, take a deep breath and let the foam subside.

    Better?

    Good.

    Now try again, and this time think, don't just spout talking points. It doesn't make you look intelligent.
     
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    I will go so slow even someone like you can understand

    You believe in discriminating by skin color. You are a racist. Today. Forget the racist history of your party. You are racist today. Your party lynches people still and causes racially motivated violence.

    You cannot name one human activity the left doesn't want regulated unless it involved objects up the ass or killing your own children. Prove me wrong otherwise.
     
  12. Woolley

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    Here is a partial list of why:

    1. Reagan legitimized a point of view that created today's monstrosity of a right wing movement.
    2. White people are freaking out.
    3. Right wing radio teaches listeners to hate.
    4. Churches teach people to hate.
    5. Politicians embrace the hate.
    6. Hating makes people money.
    7. Ignorance breeds hate.
    8. The media here stinks.
    9. Inequality breeds hate.
    10. Immigrations feeds hate.

    Basically, you have one side of the nation who thinks that they are the victims of everyone else and because they are completely insulated from other groups by choice, they choose hate. In a nutshell, you have a large population of white people who are ripe for the picking by some charismatic leader who may one day lead us all to complete annihilation.
     
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    Well I'm sure you're a special snowflake.
     
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    The left used to be a party that didn't pimp people by color, gender and class. But after LBJ and his grated society, the left saw that they could use people to win elections. The left hasn't had a good idea since JFK started supply-side economics.
     
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    This is a wonderful example of the effectiveness of right wing propaganda. This poster knows just enough of history to support a point of view that is solely contained within the right wing echo chamber, a world where facts are spun to support a predetermined conclusion, a realm where ideology trumps all other concerns and where everything must conform to the game plan. Reality is a cruel mistress to people like this poster so they create a new reality, one that gives them succor and purpose in a world they really do not understand. Thank you for making my point so well.
     
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    the right wing got all hysterical when Obama got elected.
     
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    It seems that you are fixated on anal sex. I suggest you take a solo vacation to a more open environment and explore yourself a bit more, you may find what you are looking for in a bar in the Castro district.
     
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    Either you have me confused with someone else or you are completely delusional on the racist thing.

    As far as regulating things, the only thing the democrats want to regulat is big business, the things you are mentioning are all about NOT regulating things. Don't want an abortion? Don't get one, but the option is there if you change your mind. Don't want to be gay? Then don't be, but the option is there if you change your mind. Freedom to live the way you want, to be who you want. NOT regulation. Regulation is outlawing something because you don't like it, and socially that is what the republican party is all about.
     
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    Can you name any specific human activity that the democrats dont want to regulate other than anal sex? I see you blathering in a few posts now about how open they are but no answer when that would have been easier to type. Are you dishonest as well as a racist? You do believe people should be judged by skin color right?
     
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    'The poster' is 58 years old and observed what the left did here in Chicago post LBJ. I've watched over the years as the west and south sides of Chicago have stayed pretty much in squalor in spite of LBJ's vote buying scheme. I've watched the dems rule Chicago my whole life and see how the inner city is still a toilet. That's reality my friend. Now if you can prove me wrong then do so. Until then, do not speak of things that you have no damn clue about. Thank you for making my point so well.
     
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    I see it as a continuation of our Civil War of almost 150 years ago. Lincoln was too magnanimous toward the south and shoulda hanged every rabble rousin' sum(*)(*)(*)(*)(*) down there. Sherman wouldv'e been happy to see it done. Since he (Lincoln) didn't hang the bastids, the only thing the rousers have contributed to the country has been to pick the scabs off old wounds and keep the war alive.

    Happy New Year!
     
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    None can name any slum turned around by their policies. They know it. They know they use poor people for power and harm them but do not care. At all. When you understand that you will understand why they would rather see another million poor kids go illiterate rather than allow charter schools they can't control.
     
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    Big time! You know what fixed parts of the west side? Gentrification. Out with the old, in with the new. Sad to see that the gated society still has tentacles that go this far. Ignorance can be generational.
     
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    You may rest assured that I'm not the least bit upset; but if your sense of confidence demands that you believe otherwise, I have no objection. :)

    No doubt this comes off as quite the stinging rebuke to your intellectual equals, but you may rest assured that to those of us who are not functionally lobotomized, it's a big yawn.
     
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    Drugs (I'll grant you that was the first thing to pop into my head). The internet. Marriage. Religion in general, really. Travel. Language. Arts. Education. And personally I'm really big on deregulating the amount of time everybody has to spent doing whatever the rich people tell them before they're allowed to eat. Which is what you guys seem to be huge on -- your perfect endgame always seems to come down to 99% of Americans being dedicated slaves whose lifespans are occupied wholly by the interests of the rich 1%, speaking of taking it from behind.
     

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