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Gender: Female
Home country: USA
Current location: Oregon
Member since: 2001
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Female. Retired. Wife-Mom-Grandma. Approx. 30 years in broadcasting, at least 20 of those in news biz. Taurus. Loves chocolate - preferably without nuts or cocoanut. Animal lover. Rock-hound from pre-school age. Proud Democrat for life. Ardent environmentalist and pro-choicer. Hoping to use my skills set for the greater good. Still married to the same guy for 40+ years. Probably because he's a proud Democrat, too. Penmanship absolutely stinks, so I'm glad I'm a fast typist! I will always love Hillary and she will always be my President.

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No. You're right. They WON'T.

Hey, America, do you really trust the corporate-covering, money-grubbing GOP to protect your right to affordable health care? Think about it. Seriously.

Nah - they're lying about that, too.

Heaven forbid they stay in power. If not, all these sudden overnight converts to protecting coverage for pre-existing conditions will “come home,” back to screwing people so they can give more comfort to the already comfortable.

"Vanifesto" is mighty good, too!

But nothing beats “MAGABomber”. That one is absolutely world class.

Perfect! Hope it STICKS!

Laminate it on these fuckers.

Dang! BOOM!

My husband’s version is “you can’t spell ‘Republican’ without ‘liar’.”

I really LOVE the term MAGABomber. It's perfection!

An outstanding framing job! LOVE it! Throws so much shade on the whole MAGA construct. Adds massive negativity, which is very well deserved.

I look at those jerks at his rallies, cheering his insults, gobbling up his lies, hooting and yowling and mindlessly chanting “Lock her up!” - it’s like a two-minute hate. No - a whole maddening string of two-minute hates at every rally. That’s all those rallies are! And these assholes flock to it, with their deep-seated inner sewers of resentment, racism, misogyny, bullying, misplaced sense of entitlement, and every bad thing your mom (hopefully) told you not to do.

One of my favorite movies is “Forbidden Planet,” where a brilliant scientist is overcome by his inner demons, which his own research into boosting his mental powers had unleashed. He called them “monsters from the id.” When those monsters escaped into the open, mayhem, violence, horror, and death soon followed.

I wonder if that’s what we’re seeing - what trump is bringing out in people. What he’s connecting with, deep inside his fans, who’ve probably been told those feelings and urges and deeper, baser instincts are not nice and should be suppressed and gotten over and buried. And they don’t want to have to be suppressed like that anymore. Nor do they want to be told those inclinations are bad or undesirable or immoral or wrong or anti-social. They want that inner poison to be validated, which I suspect is why they love trump and cling to him so ardently. HE says it’s okay. I look at those rallies and those wretched attendees and cannot stop asking myself - “what does that say about them?”

After all, trump couldn’t connect so thoroughly and intensely with that element - if it wasn’t already there in the first place.

Nobody covered this, because nobody WANTED to cover this.

A bit of irony here, too.

Your comment mentions "anti any immigrant and non christians probably." The real irony here is that these people who have worked up a hatred for anyone not sporting the label "Christian" - are the ULTIMATE NON-Christians. "Christians" is the term to describe followers of Christ.

Known world-wide as Jesus Christ.

You know, that Guy with the beard and long hair Who lived and died a long time ago and earned the nickname "Prince of Peace"?

You know, that Guy with the beard and long hair Who lived and died a long time ago Who delivered public speeches teaching "love God and love thy neighbor as thyself" and "turn the other cheek" and "whatever you do to the least of My brethren" and stuff like that?

Proof positive that these "nativists" and "nationalists" and whatever other bullshit label they claim for themselves are ANYTHING BUT "Christian."


Not if you A) believe you won't get caught;

B) all your legal expenses will be paid for by your “dear leader”; and you’ll get a pardon and probably a medal; or C) you’ll be hailed as a hero and role model, and maybe even a courageous, valiant, selfless martyr for the “cause” and symbol of the rise of white power.

Yeah. That's what worries me too, ProfessorPlum.

This may merely motivate some other wannabe MAGAbomber to try to “get it right, this time.”

That’s what bothers me most. Catching this particular MAGAbomber won’t be a deterrent for everybody out there. I wish this arrest would shut it all down, but there are many more bad guys like him lurking in the shadows. A racist, misogynistic resentnik with an axe to grind, a boatload of imaginary scores to settle, and hot ‘n’ cold-running bullshit 6th-Century-BC “grievances” to nurse.
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