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Sympthsical

(9,238 posts)
29. We are still one country
Thu Aug 12, 2021, 02:21 PM
Aug 2021

And what affects one state or region affects all.

The partisan mindset is rarely a good one. Red state, blue state. Humans are humans, some good and some bad. Some conservative, some liberal. Some smart, some dumb.

We don't make decisions about the right thing to do based on whether or not we like someone. At least, functioning adults don't. Especially not those who forever claim the mantle of empathy. It's easy to help when you want to. Anyone can do that. It's when you don't want to that it oftentimes matters the most and is the better mark of character.

Depends on the help requested Auggie Aug 2021 #1
Actions and choices must have consequences. Wingus Dingus Aug 2021 #2
Good question - but not easy for me to answer JustAnotherGen Aug 2021 #3
We can offer help but that doesn't mean it will be appreciated, or even taken Siwsan Aug 2021 #4
I really do want to say fuck'em. TheRealNorth Aug 2021 #5
Yeah, the 19th century version of MAGATS shot him for that. lagomorph777 Aug 2021 #11
Same. I soooooo bamagal62 Aug 2021 #23
Not that they would return the call. LakeArenal Aug 2021 #6
The frustration is dwarfed by the verbal & sometimes physical abuse HCWs are facing by anti-vaxxer hlthe2b Aug 2021 #7
I remember having blue states stillcool Aug 2021 #8
Help them expel their governors; help by voting out as many Reptilians as possible... lagomorph777 Aug 2021 #9
Yes, the kids. JoanofArgh Aug 2021 #10
And, for the sane, vaccinated people who are stuck in these states, who mignt GoCubsGo Aug 2021 #27
If they have spare medical personnel pinkstarburst Aug 2021 #12
There are still too many who will become vectors MurrayDelph Aug 2021 #13
The Blue State/Red State schism is an invalid construct. Harker Aug 2021 #14
Real life is not so binary. milestogo Aug 2021 #15
it is like giving a liver transplant to an alcoholic DBoon Aug 2021 #16
Yes for the sake of the dying and horribly ill and those treating them. benfranklin1776 Aug 2021 #17
Gee, thanks a lot obamanut2012 Aug 2021 #18
Please note that many of us including me believe that we need to help all period. Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #25
Add me to the "help anyone we can" hamsterjill Aug 2021 #28
Um . . . . to whom are your comments addressed? Stinky The Clown Aug 2021 #32
Yes, we should help people. It's not about who they are - it's about who we are. Solly Mack Aug 2021 #19
+ 10000000 Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #26
I voted yes but not because I am in any mood to help those people. totodeinhere Aug 2021 #20
+1 nitpicker Aug 2021 #21
Some of these States were throwing away outdated vaccines Greybnk48 Aug 2021 #22
Of course, we are Americans and there are kids involved. If we don't help, we are no better than Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #24
We are still one country Sympthsical Aug 2021 #29
Red state/ Blue state Sunsky Aug 2021 #30
The sick kids in red states. It's not their fault their parents are morons oasis Aug 2021 #31
Only for those who chose to be vaccinated or ... Xoan Aug 2021 #33
Yes, but charge them through the nose for the assistance. Pharlo Aug 2021 #34
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