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THIS!!! A must-read


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ailsagirl Jan 2021 OP
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True Dough Jan 2021 #62
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Karadeniz Jan 2021 #27
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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:01 PM

1. KICK

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Response to ailsagirl (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 08:25 PM

54. Yup.

Perfect!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:03 PM

2. The answer is, crickets.

Or maybe itís just a raging guttural scream. The language of MAGATs.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:05 PM

5. He pretty much covered everything!!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:05 PM

3. Love it!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:05 PM

4. K&R

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:06 PM

6. He took the words right out of my mouth!

No shit!!! "conservatives" HATE America!!!!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:06 PM

7. White America.

1950s white America. Blacks, Asians, Latinos, women...they all knew their place and it was a white man's world. That's the America they love(d).

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #7)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:10 PM

8. +10000000000

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #7)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:11 PM

10. Except for the part where the rich were taxed

and the middle class very stable.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #7)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:44 PM

21. I always think they'd prefer 1850s America.

Huckleberry Finn's America where white men had total control of everything and everyone and still were violent angry assholes.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #7)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 08:31 PM

56. +1

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:11 PM

9. Answer: Get a haircut space hippie

NASA huh?

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:12 PM

11. Brilliant

Rec

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:17 PM

12. They love not the real America, but their fantasty of a white evangelical male dominated America. nt

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Response to Binkie The Clown (Reply #12)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:12 PM

28. Exactamundo.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:17 PM

13. Maybe they love the Confederated States of America? As in 1861-1865?

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:19 PM

14. Excellent!!! I've always wondered similar!!! n/t

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:21 PM

15. Smart kid

Nice to see a young person with such good insight.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:37 PM

16. Well parsed, young guy! 👍👏👏👏

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:38 PM

17. K & R & Retweeted!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:41 PM

18. excellent analysis

and the question? Since conservatives truly hate everything postulated by this gentleman, THEY CANNOT ANSWER the question

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:41 PM

19. Best under 1 minute rebuttal that I've hear in a long long time!! This kid has got it down!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:41 PM

20. Answer: GUNS

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Response to chowder66 (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:00 PM

26. Yup. And free speech that allows them to spew their hate without many consequences.

Although they are now finding out that even that has limits.

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Response to chowder66 (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 11:03 PM

62. That's the first thing that came to mind for me as well

Six-shooting, AR-15 lovin', pump-action imbeciles.

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Response to True Dough (Reply #62)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 11:08 PM

63. The young man sums it up well and really makes you think what's left.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:51 PM

22. It's the same when conservatives complained about how much they suffered under Obama.

When you asked them to name specifically how they personally were hurt, there was either silence or some BS about how he was giving all the rights to black people and letting them take advantage.

Various pundits keep saying that we need to understand the motivations of conservatives. Thatís really hard because they donít seem to stand for anything that is legal or honest.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #22)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:17 PM

30. I saw all the "understanding" I could ever need - on January 6th.

And I frankly donít feel the least bit of need to ďunderstandĒ these violent, selfish, spoiled, coddled, destructive, anarchy-loving morons a single millimeter beyond that.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:51 PM

23. Who is that thoughtful and wise young man?

I would love to follow him and share this on FB.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:57 PM

24. To see a young guy this tuned in and who gets it...

gives me a great feeling about a brighter future. The next generation will be overwhelmingly progressive while the old Repubs die off and are not replaced at the same rate.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 05:57 PM

25. Kicked and recommended.

Thanks for the thread ailsagirl.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:09 PM

27. They love their vision of America....where whites can sweep into a town, throw out all minority

Officials, rewrite town laws to deprive minorities of economic and political power...where police suffer no consequences for targeting minorities or harming them...where they control who gets hired...
Where they can refuse building permits to non Christians...where they can safely vandalize existing non Christian buildings to try to force them to leave...where children can again be segregated...where their factories don't have to worry with environmental standards. If

That's the America that's existed in places within memory. A Black GI returned to the South from WWII Europe, took a bus home and after hours and hours, asked the driver to stop for a bathroom break. At the next scheduled stop, men who'd been notified about the uppity Black were waiting. They beat him up and blinded him. That may not have been the America he risked his life for, but it was the America those Southerners had.

That's the America of the Proud Boys, the Boogaloos, Oath Keepers and all the fascist groups. The rest of the insurrectionists have chosen to be brainwashed and are convinced the govt is corrupted by Democrats.

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #27)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:28 PM

32. In other words

The America of the past

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Response to Geechie (Reply #32)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:29 PM

33. Yep...thank god! Well, almost past. We still have killer cops and the minority neighborhoods are

Down wind from carcinogenic pollutants...

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #33)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:31 PM

34. Mercy...

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:15 PM

29. Some idea of the contents would be helpful.

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Response to niyad (Reply #29)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:35 PM

37. Conservatives say they love America...

 

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He then goes on to list all the things they hate (long list), and ends with (paraphrasing), "What exactly about America do conservatives love?"

It really is worth a listen.
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Response to AmyStrange (Reply #37)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:40 PM

38. Thank you. I appreciate the information.

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Response to AmyStrange (Reply #37)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 10:10 PM

59. What do they love/????????

Simple, un-ending power and Money.........Period

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:17 PM

31. It's the continental landmass

Right-wingers hate their fellow Americans but they love the North American landmass -- at least the part between Canada and Mexico.

It's why they always brag about winning elections where nobody lives. Nothing but rock and dirt...

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:32 PM

35. don't forget they hate the media for asking/not asking these very questions

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:32 PM

36. BINGO!

 

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:43 PM

40. Yes! yes, Yes YES!

Been asking that for so long, yet I've never got an answer.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:45 PM

41. Opportunity!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:51 PM

42. The answer is....guns.

And maybe freedom. But mostly guns.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:55 PM

43. ding, ding, ding!!! . . . this kid wins today's jackpot!!! . . .

good thinking, great articulating, superb post . . ,

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 06:58 PM

44. He's spot on!!! nt

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:01 PM

46. They don't hate America, but...

 

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they DO hate Americans.
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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:03 PM

47. Man, I wish I had the skill to talk on my feet and get

to cover all the things that is hypocritical of the GOP. I would be able to remember two or three things without checking a written list.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:15 PM

48. Answer: ReTrumplikkkans are full of shit, hypocrites. nt

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Response to oasis (Reply #48)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:17 AM

68. ReTrumplikkkans!

 

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I love it, but maybe add a c?

ReTrumplickkkans
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Response to AmyStrange (Reply #68)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 02:58 PM

79. It's a variation CNN's Chris Cuomo's use of "ReTrumplicans".

We'll hear more of his version during the upcoming months. The idea that Trumpism has taken over the GOP will not go unnoticed by the American public.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:17 PM

49. They love

They love the right to :
own guns, lots of guns
Wear hoods and be proud racists,
Pick on others, who make more than them and those less. unfortunate than them,
Be loud, be rude, be entitled

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Response to krakfiend (Reply #49)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:36 AM

69. In other words, they love America

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:21 PM

50. Transcript

Last edited Mon Jan 18, 2021, 11:02 AM - Edit history (1)

I'm always... I'm always curious what exactly conservatives mean when they say they love America.

Because you hate most of the people who live here, you hate the civil liberties afforded by the Constitution, you hate the separation of Church and State.

You might claim to love its economy, but you hate all the states that make up the largest parts of it.

You hate the government, you hate people who are anti-government, you hate the rich because you think they're part of a conspiracy to fuck your kids, you hate the poor because you think they're lazy.

You hate this country's natural beauty because it gets in the way of industry, you hate industry because it keeps giving jobs away to immigrants, you hate immigrants for taking things you feel entitled to, you hate liberals because you feel like they're too entitled.

You hate government interference for getting in the way of Big Business, you hate Big Business for being too globalized, you hate globalism for taking jobs away from American workers, you hate American workers for unionizing and demanding better jobs.

When you say you love America, what aspect of America are you actually talking about?

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Response to Foolacious (Reply #50)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:43 PM

53. Thank you! Now we just need it in WaPo and NYT and Vox and MotherJones and ... (nt)

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Response to Foolacious (Reply #50)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 08:39 PM

58. Thank you.

This should be plastered all over social media. And I would love to see the answers.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:35 PM

51. KICK

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:40 PM

52. Would love to see a transcript of that posted in all online media.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 08:30 PM

55. Perfect

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 08:37 PM

57. Kick

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 10:47 PM

60. So abso-fucking-lutely right!

A brilliantly concise and spot on litany of conservative - or at least, Trumpist/Tea Party-ish/Evangelical version of conservative - hypocrisy and bullshit and doublespeak.

if socialism is so goddamned bad, and California is so goddamn bad because it's socialist, then why does it have the world's fifth largest economy?

Dumb fucking shitstains. In so many ways.

Including the insanely obvious - you love the United States so much that you tried to overthrow it while carrying Nazi and Confederate flags? Fuck you.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 10:53 PM

61. This kid 2032.

Right after President Harris is done with her 2 presidential terms.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 11:22 PM

64. Excellent!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Sun Jan 17, 2021, 11:46 PM

65. I'd love to have a transcript of that!

Nice! - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Response to lastlib (Reply #65)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 12:13 AM

66. Provided by Foolacious (post #50, above)

I'm always... I'm always curious what exactly conservatives mean when they say they love America.

Because you hate most of the people who live here, you hate the civil liberties afforded by the Constitution, you hate the separation of Church and State.

You might claim to love its economy, but you hate all the states that make up the largest parts of it.

You hate the government, you people who are anti-government, you hate the rich because you think they're part of a conspiracy to fuck your kids, you hate the poor because you think they're lazy.

You hate this country's natural beauty because it gets in the way of industry, you hate industry because it keeps giving jobs away to immigrants, you hate immigrants for taking things you feel entitled to, you hate liberals because you feel like they're too entitled.

You hate government interference for getting in the way of Big Business, you hate Big Business for being too globalized, you hate globalism for taking jobs away from American workers, you hate American workers for unionizing and demanding better jobs.

When you say you love America, what aspect of America are you actually talking about?

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:14 AM

67. Rt.. TY, ailsagirl!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:43 AM

70. What am I meant to read? (nt)

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:46 AM

71. The number one question to be asked...nt

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:54 AM

72. The nonsense he quotes in the video is a product of 30 years of right-wing stooges on the radio

those crappy radio shows spread confusing hate everywhere to the point none of them even knows why they hate anymore, they just do.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 06:37 AM

73. They hate the US. Yet they're the ones who say, "Love it or leave it,"

but they won't leave!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 08:21 AM

74. This is EVERYTHING!

The GOP detests anything that reminds them that it is no longer 1950 in a Beaver Cleaver fantasy world.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 10:32 AM

75. It appears that the only thing they love about America is...

the freedom to freely hate most of what America is all about.
And even then, they hate the fact that all Americans share the same fundamental freedoms, so they try like hell (and I mean this quite literally) to take those freedoms away from the people they hate.

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Response to patphil (Reply #75)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:37 PM

81. Don't forget the guns

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 12:01 PM

76. Totally sums up

what I've been thinking for years!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 01:03 PM

77. PERFECT!!!!



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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 01:36 PM

78. Transcribing this.

Should be quite useful as ammo...

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Response to Ligyron (Reply #78)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:36 PM

80. See post #50 (above) - already done

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:39 PM

82. Absolutely on point

Nothing left to say.

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