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murielm99

(30,548 posts)
1. Yesterday I was in complete despair about this.
Fri May 3, 2019, 03:00 PM
May 2019

I can't do that. None of us can allow ourselves to feel that way.

Imagine being Hillary right now. Just imagine.

asiliveandbreathe

(8,124 posts)
2. If we do become discouraged we play right into the hands of the trolls..
Fri May 3, 2019, 03:16 PM
May 2019

Do not despair...I even had someone on this site tell me that if am feeling anxiety perhaps I should step away...NO - I will not step away//if we do then they win...VOTE..


Brawndo

(535 posts)
4. Take heart!
Fri May 3, 2019, 03:28 PM
May 2019

Just like their predecessors before them, the nazis, there just aren't enough of them on the right to rule the much greater population, not for long at least. They should remember that the only power they have is what we give them. If they throw out the rule of law they will discover that they've also thrown out their only shield against the wrath of millions.

VOX

(22,976 posts)
5. What's alarming are all the goddamned Republicans who are backing this downmarket Mussolini.
Fri May 3, 2019, 03:33 PM
May 2019

That so many Americans support this overtly fascist administration is more than sobering. I used to have some trust in my fellow citizens, and believed that if something (or someone) genuinely bad for democracy came along, partisanship would take a back seat to salvaging our republic.

I have no such illusions any longer.

moonscape

(4,651 posts)
7. That was my meager comfort in 2016. I never
Fri May 3, 2019, 03:43 PM
May 2019

imagined the massive complicity on the other side when they know better.

While I can recite the reasons given, I still don’t understand it.

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