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Last Words
Author: Raine    Date: 07/30/2020 12:55:05

Today I am going to do something I rarely do.
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21 comments (Latest Comment: 07/30/2020 19:01:41 by Raine)

Who's Violent?
Author: BobR    Date: 07/29/2020 12:46:00

It always seems to follow the same script. First, there's a tragic event. Then there are mass protests around the country trying to affect some sort of change to prevent it from happening again. After a day or two of peaceful protests, violence, "rioting", and looting begin. Suddenly, the popular opinion begins to change, and the focus on the original event is lost. Over and over, people are saying "I support 'XYZ', but not the rioting and looting", which ends up becoming "why do they have to riot and/or loot?" Over time, they come to be seen as unworthy of sympathy.

It would be tragic if it wasn't so obvious.
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14 comments (Latest Comment: 07/29/2020 20:16:08 by Scoopster)

Ask a Vet
Author: TriSec    Date: 07/28/2020 10:22:39

Good Morning.

March 5, 1770.
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8 comments (Latest Comment: 07/28/2020 16:01:29 by Will in Chicago)

Coincidence or Cointellegence?
Author: Raine    Date: 07/27/2020 13:09:47

Most of us knew that it would get worse as the occupant of the White House became more desperate.
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14 comments (Latest Comment: 07/27/2020 21:29:03 by Scoopster)

The Tipping Point
Author: TriSec    Date: 07/25/2020 10:33:45

"At long last, have you left no sense of decency?"

"You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go".

"Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?"
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1 comments (Latest Comment: 07/25/2020 13:44:00 by BobR)

FabricateFriday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 07/24/2020 13:13:34

OMG ya'll! I have discovered CRAFTIVISM! Is this new? Am I behind on a movement? Art, literature, and music have been inspired by revolution and protest for centuries.

I mean Liberty Leading the People is iconic.
https://en.bcdn.biz/Images/2020/7/6/4b933068-7c56-4ee1-ab03-505f296cbc88.jpg


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2 comments (Latest Comment: 07/24/2020 15:30:17 by Will in Chicago)

I'm overwhelmed
Author: Raine    Date: 07/23/2020 13:12:13

Between the feds beating protestors and gassing moms in Portland, the occupant bragging about a cognitive test, and every other crappy thing that is going on, I am just overwhelmed.
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19 comments (Latest Comment: 07/23/2020 21:50:51 by livingonli)

A Mile Wide and an Inch Deep
Author: BobR    Date: 07/22/2020 13:13:30

One thing that's become apparent over the last 4 years is that regardless of how bad tRump is (and he's been atrociously bad), his cult followers are worse. They "egg on" his bad behavior, and then emulate it themselves. One has to wonder whether they actually have any beliefs or motivations other than "owning the libtards".

It's pretty easy to tell who they are - even before tRump was (s)elected. They were the ones screaming about their "gun rights" constantly warning everyone that would listen that "Obama is gonna take yer guns". After 8 years in office, of course, that never even came close to happening. Still - they claimed that the Constitution that created our government also gave them the right to whatever firepower they deemed necessary to overthrow that same government when it became "tyrannical".

Fast-forward 4 years and we have federal troops in military gear taking over cities. Where are those self-styled 'Murica-lovin' protectors of liberty?

Is it because this is happening in the cities where most of the "libtards" live, and not out in flyover country where Bubba and his sister-wife are blasting tree stumps with their AR-15s?

They also like to claim a Christian superiority. Their "evangelicalism" seems more based in the morals of televangelists, than in the teachings of Christ. President Obama lived the word of the Bible, trying to help those who needed it, married to one woman, who worked to ensure children were healthy and eating good food. Meanwhile, tRump is on his 3rd wife (after cheating on the first two), paid off a porn star with whom he had an affair while wife #3 was pregnant, never goes to church or quotes the Bible, and mocks and bullies anyone who gets in his way. Guess which one the self-styled evangelists hold up as their savior?

Most recently, they've been on an anti-mask crusade in the middle of a deadly pandemic, which has sickened nearly 4 million Americans, and killed nearly 150 thousand of them. Why? Because their idol - tRumpy - said that masks didn't help, and wouldn't wear one himself. Now, though, tRump has said that wearing a mask is "patriotic". Will his supporters suddenly change their stance? Or will they stick to their original conviction, and say tRump was just saying that to shut people up? Hell - will tRump stick to his new position, or will he revert back?
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18 comments (Latest Comment: 07/22/2020 19:19:59 by Scoopster)

Ask a Vet
Author: TriSec    Date: 07/21/2020 11:29:10

Good Morning.

'tis a quiet day on the veterans' front, in all honesty.
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4 comments (Latest Comment: 07/21/2020 18:15:51 by Will in Chicago)

Good Trouble
Author: Raine    Date: 07/20/2020 13:09:30

Friday night, a hero was called home.
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23 comments (Latest Comment: 07/20/2020 21:11:34 by TriSec)

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