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Kaleva

(36,459 posts)
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:35 AM Aug 2022

What do you think will happen to you if ChristoFascists take over?

What's the worst thing you'll expect to happen? Fascists historically have little tolerance for all those they don't deem loyal.


35 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
I'll probably be imprisoned
3 (9%)
I'll probably suffer severe harassment (assault, job loss, etc.)
3 (9%)
I'll probably be executed or disappeared
9 (26%)
I'll probably lose some of the rights I enjoy now
11 (31%)
I'll probably be under constant surveillance
2 (6%)
My life probably won't change much
7 (20%)
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What do you think will happen to you if ChristoFascists take over? (Original Post) Kaleva Aug 2022 OP
Burned at the stake as a witch Wicked Blue Aug 2022 #1
I'll Be Burning Right Next To You Deep State Witch Aug 2022 #40
But first, we must curse Wicked Blue Aug 2022 #42
I am getting up there in age, I don't think I will be alive when and if they install their theocracy Thomas Hurt Aug 2022 #2
I hope I'm gone, too. I worry for my grandkids Deuxcents Aug 2022 #4
Those who VOTED for this will live to REGRET it. ProudMNDemocrat Aug 2022 #8
one way or another, I won't be here. lapfog_1 Aug 2022 #3
It'll be the colonies for me... Hela Aug 2022 #5
Personally, not much will probably happen to me, but that's not the point... Wounded Bear Aug 2022 #6
THIS. By 2030, around 360 million people will have to live with what we create. nt Hortensis Aug 2022 #28
life changes pamdb Aug 2022 #7
:) Forget Canada unless you're wealthy enough to buy your way around Hortensis Aug 2022 #29
The big thing is that we will lose Bettie Aug 2022 #9
Not in the northern free states. roamer65 Aug 2022 #26
I'll probably be protected by the Magahats who are neighbors and family Kaleva Aug 2022 #10
They have already taken over in this part of Florida. Chainfire Aug 2022 #11
..or you move north to the Free States of America. roamer65 Aug 2022 #25
Likely executed if I'm captured vercetti2021 Aug 2022 #12
I WILL PARTICIPATE IN THEIR DEFEAT. FreepFryer Aug 2022 #13
I will be dead. Missn-Hitch Aug 2022 #14
I'm in the thick of them. hamsterjill Aug 2022 #15
I would never move back to the US, barring a successful civil war or California & other Blue states Celerity Aug 2022 #16
Likely nothing sarisataka Aug 2022 #17
Probably dead TheRealNorth Aug 2022 #18
I'm a straight white male...not much will happen to me Buckeyeblue Aug 2022 #19
1-5 FoxNewsSucks Aug 2022 #20
I'm gay, so I would go down fighting in the resistance. roamer65 Aug 2022 #21
I live in California Mz Pip Aug 2022 #22
Free Republic of California. roamer65 Aug 2022 #23
Christofascists can probably expect this... roamer65 Aug 2022 #24
I'll probably be relatively "untouched" for a few more years because my blood is needed for trans- ARPad95 Aug 2022 #27
I will probably have to move to another country with the rest of my family. Greybnk48 Aug 2022 #30
Likely executed... IngridsLittleAngel Aug 2022 #31
As an atheist, I'm scared EnergizedLib Aug 2022 #32
Interesting so many think a shooting war will cbabe Aug 2022 #33
A bare majority don't think much will happen, other then losing some rights. Kaleva Aug 2022 #34
There's really no telling what they'd do... Darkstar53142 Aug 2022 #35
I'll likely John Ludi Aug 2022 #36
I fear losing social security and Medicare. Elessar Zappa Aug 2022 #37
Trump has floated the idea of concentration camps, so.... Initech Aug 2022 #38
Freepers talk about the FEMA camps set up by Obama Kaleva Aug 2022 #39
Pass JustAnotherGen Aug 2022 #41
Worthy of consideration, weird times appalachiablue Aug 2022 #43
As a white, middle class man, not much immediately NickB79 Aug 2022 #44
"Christians" will end up fighting with each other. Patterson Aug 2022 #45

ProudMNDemocrat

(16,977 posts)
8. Those who VOTED for this will live to REGRET it.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:47 AM
Aug 2022

First, the "others" will lose their rights because of the color of thir skin, sexual orientation, religious tenets, the way they vote, dress, etc.

Those who adhere to the extreme dogma of the Religious Right will for a brief time, breath a sigh of relief. But once they see what is happening, they will realize their mistakes ween they see their lives personally affected by lost incomes, their quality of life being stripped away, to eventually their rights. Soviet Union-like in the once USA.

Hela

(442 posts)
5. It'll be the colonies for me...
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:45 AM
Aug 2022

After they nuke California, Portland and Seattle, I'll be one of the unwomen sent to clean up.

Wounded Bear

(58,834 posts)
6. Personally, not much will probably happen to me, but that's not the point...
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:45 AM
Aug 2022

I live a pretty small life, low key, quiet for the most part. I'll probably be fine.

But I also believe that if anybody's rights are abused, my rights are abused. There will be a lot of bad shit happen if they continue their efforts to turn this country into Gilead. A lot of people will suffer. That will suck. I don't want to live in a world like that.

pamdb

(1,335 posts)
7. life changes
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:46 AM
Aug 2022

I don't "do" religion. I don't like religion, any religion. I want no part of it.

As an old (71) retiree, might lose social security.

I would be tempted to sell our house and my husband and I could move. Unfortunately, the closest place would be Canada
and that is kind of expensive. Plus we'd have to pay health care and it's not like we would be contributing to the economy, both
of us being incredibly old.

I just wanted to make it to 85. But if the christofascists take over...

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
29. :) Forget Canada unless you're wealthy enough to buy your way around
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 11:38 AM
Aug 2022

the official requirements. We're not. It's no longer enough to show you can support yourself middle-class style, and in this scenario they'd have to say no to the flood of humanity at their southern border.

As for selling our homes, most people's biggest personal asset and assumed safety net, we need to wonder now what would happen to housing prices in the kind of failing society and economies that come with what we're talking about.

Add in mega losses from unmet climate challenges and disasters. Also perhaps from "privatization" of the Social Security fund into the pockets of a few. Increased death rates from ending/severely cutting back subsidization of healthcare. All creating fewer buyers.

Many homes in many areas would be effectively unsellable for lack of demand. It seems likely that it'd become common for their owners' kids to ask not to be left them in their wills.

I'm your age, and except for concern for family (a big one!), I'm thinking it might be the best age to stay and fight. Tired as the mere thought makes me, in any future we'll die but only die once.

Bettie

(16,167 posts)
9. The big thing is that we will lose
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:49 AM
Aug 2022

Social Security and Medicare.

I'm not of that age yet, but DH and I are getting close. Once it is gone, our society will change a lot and not for the better.

And that is part of the Christofascist agenda.

Kaleva

(36,459 posts)
10. I'll probably be protected by the Magahats who are neighbors and family
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:51 AM
Aug 2022

I think the worst that will happen to me is losing some rights. I'm too feeble to fight. I can't even hobble fast.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
11. They have already taken over in this part of Florida.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 09:57 AM
Aug 2022

I just keep my mouth shut and avoid the bastards. I will not be drawn into political or religious conversations with them in order to avoid confrontations. I have even totally severed ties with one of my siblings because she will not stop trying to covert me to Jesus and Trump. I will not be abused even if I have to resort to violence to protect myself. My views or my attitudes have not changed over the years, it is the right that have determined that they will decide how the rest of us are supposed to live. I won't accept it; they will just have to kill me.

vercetti2021

(10,159 posts)
12. Likely executed if I'm captured
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 10:00 AM
Aug 2022

But this trans isn't going down without some hardcore fight I'll take some of these fuckers with me to hell first.

FreepFryer

(7,077 posts)
13. I WILL PARTICIPATE IN THEIR DEFEAT.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 10:01 AM
Aug 2022

“What will happen to me?” (CHILDLIKE, FEARFUL)

vs

“What will I do?” (WARY, READY, ABLE)

Frankly the “powerless” frame of this poll is pure garbage.

Missn-Hitch

(1,383 posts)
14. I will be dead.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 10:02 AM
Aug 2022

But not before giving death to as many young, married fascists as possible. Old ones are fine but let hypertension and diabetes take care of them.

I am not living in a fascist state. No EFFING way!!

Cheers!

hamsterjill

(15,227 posts)
15. I'm in the thick of them.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 10:09 AM
Aug 2022

With no real means to remove myself. Since I have a hard time keeping my mouth shut when one of them starts harassing me, I’ll probably be in a lot of trouble. But good trouble is necessary.

Bring it!!!

Celerity

(43,941 posts)
16. I would never move back to the US, barring a successful civil war or California & other Blue states
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 10:15 AM
Aug 2022

leaving the Union. At some point it comes down to simple self-preservation and quality of life, and I am living a damn good life over here in the EU atm.

I have to clarify what

if ChristoFascists take over


means to me.

It would mean they retake Congress and POTUS by January 20, 2025, especially if they seize the POTUS via some ultra dodgy means, like State legislatures overturning popular votes or, more unlikely by far, via an armed coup d'état.

The real danger of a coup d'état (this time with the US military possibly involved on the side of the christofash scum) would be in 2028/January 2029 (if Trump is POTUS again from Jan 20, 2025 onward but then refuses to leave office in January 20th, 2029) or in 2032/January 2033 if DeSantis is 'elected' in 2024 and re-elected in 2028. Will they leave power peacefully after 2 terms? The DeSantis issue could also come into play if he wins in 2024 and then in 2028/January 2029 he loses in 2028, bit claims it was a 'non legitimate' election, and then also refuses to leave power.

roamer65

(36,749 posts)
21. I'm gay, so I would go down fighting in the resistance.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 10:53 AM
Aug 2022

Better to die fighting than in a gas chamber.

ARPad95

(1,671 posts)
27. I'll probably be relatively "untouched" for a few more years because my blood is needed for trans-
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 11:21 AM
Aug 2022

fusions. Once I age out... Who knows? Probably kept under surveillance. I began donating $$$ to local organizations so maybe the fascists community members will think twice before doing anything to cut off the $$$ supply.

Greybnk48

(10,186 posts)
30. I will probably have to move to another country with the rest of my family.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 12:02 PM
Aug 2022

We're already discussing what to do in the event this comes to pass. Half of my family is Jewish, and I doubt Judaism or atheism (the other half) will be the forced religion in what was once the USA.

We're also ALL Democrats and will be pariah's in Republican Gilead.

EnergizedLib

(1,912 posts)
32. As an atheist, I'm scared
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 01:12 PM
Aug 2022

Will my lack of faith be criminalized? Will I be imprisoned? Will they further continue to encroach on us?

cbabe

(3,572 posts)
33. Interesting so many think a shooting war will
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 01:18 PM
Aug 2022

begin.

I think it will be a McCarthy type red scare. People being fired, ghosted, socially disappeared.

A few will be sacrificed ie the Panthers to make the point.

Christofascists/NatCs already rule many places through fear and intimidation not guns.

The more interesting questions are how you would resist and overcome when your boss comes for you.

Study up on those escaping Latter Day Saints, Scientology, Coney Barret handmaiden cult, etc.

Darkstar53142

(71 posts)
35. There's really no telling what they'd do...
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 02:00 PM
Aug 2022

...because they're opposed to rioting if they can blame it on antifa or blm, but they'll commit insurrection because they believe the lies of their orange king.

I would expect to visit Guantanamo if the christofascists ever gain control.

John Ludi

(589 posts)
36. I'll likely
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 02:02 PM
Aug 2022

end up buying it in a gunfight with a bunch of cretinous mouth-breathing camodudes, instead of meditating under a tree (as I'd prefer).

However it plays out, physical reality is a drama where everyone dies in the end.

Elessar Zappa

(14,174 posts)
37. I fear losing social security and Medicare.
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 02:26 PM
Aug 2022

I’ll be out on the streets if they terminate those programs.

NickB79

(19,311 posts)
44. As a white, middle class man, not much immediately
Wed Aug 31, 2022, 04:34 PM
Aug 2022

I can easily look the part of a right-winger if need be and lay low.

But my wife and daughter are POC, so they'd be targeted, I'm sure.

So, there would be a good chance I'd end up dead or imprisoned after shooting up as many of those fuckers as I could who were dumb enough to come after them.

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