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In charge

About the City Council meetings, it seems Brian Myers has set himself up as the spokesman for the mayor and City Council members.

In the red

It is interesting that the City Council has now discovered that they have a deficit in their general budget. They have been spending so much time trying to take care of business for landlords that they haven’t had time to realize that they are in trouble themselves. Maybe they might start taking care of city business instead rather than landlord business.

How’s it going?

Concerning the $2.2 million deficit in the city, how’s that Blacksnake Creek project going? But we do have a wonderful partially completed Mansfield Road sidewalk.

Young voters

Democrats want 16-year-olds to vote because they have infiltrated and influence the school system for years. Liberal teachers pushing liberal policies have indoctrinated millions of young people. Students could easily be influenced to vote Democrat. It is the same reason Democrats are pushing for illegal immigrants to flood the country, they see future votes.

Rising waters

I think the city fathers ought to keep their eyes on the river for the next few weeks before they decide to consider spending millions of dollars on riverfront development.

Keep an eye

I want to tell the City Council I am so glad they voted for the new playground equipment for the parks. I just hope they included cameras in the budget for all the people that enjoy tearing up stuff that the children enjoy so much.

Slow death

So Trump ordered the Boeing 737 grounded for our safety, good. But then he relaxed EPA rules about asbestos, a known carcinogen. I guess he doesn’t mind our slow and private death from cancer.

GOP fixation

Representative Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez, a freshmen 29-year-old congresswoman with very little power, has the Republicans all in a twit. They are scared to death of this woman and are now calling all Democrats socialists. How absurd.

Lawsuit fears

A word of warning to the auto manufacturers of America: If the courts can hold the manufacturer of a rifle responsible because someone takes it and shoots a bunch of kids in a school, heaven forbid the next school bus that is hit by a car — whether it be a Chevrolet or Ford or whatever — they are going to be sued.

No difference

How can we get by with this Indian thing? We are allowed to say or do anything to offend Native Americans and nobody thinks anything of it. What is the difference between a redskin and an “n” word? Can someone explain this to me?

Both ways

If you believe that Trump is responsible for anti-Islamic attacks then you also have to concede that Obama was responsible for attacks on police officers and riots in the major cities during his administration.

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JohnQTaxpayer

'Ocasio-Cortez’s Campaign Finance Has Critics Crying Hypocrisy'
In a Bloombeeg article, Democratic firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rode into office railing against the influence of big money and hidden donors in U.S. elections. Yet the political operation that helped elect her to Congress was itself less than transparent -- exposing her to attacks from conservative foes.

The New York congresswoman raised a hefty $2 million for her 2018 election while refusing to take money from business-related political action committees. Of that, 61 percent came from individuals giving less than $200 -- the highest rate of small-dollar funding among current U.S. House members.

At the same time, Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign committee and two PACs paid almost $900,000 to a consulting company for campaign services, providing few details on what the money was for or who ultimately received it.

The unorthodox arrangement -- she sat on the board of one of the PACs, both of which were co-founded by the person who is now her chief-of-staff, who also ran the consulting company -- appears to have taken advantage of gaps in the law, including the low level of detail that campaigns and PACs are required to provide about their spending.

The intricate ties and the lack of transparency have opened her to charges of hypocrisy and prompted complaints to the Federal Election Commission [whistling][huh]

Colo

How’s that Climate Change thing Working out along the Missouri River?

WakeUpUS

Yearly Spring flooding has nothing to do with Fake 'man-made' Climate Change, Einstein... [tongue_smile][tongue_smile][wink][whistling][lol]

beelog

Travel around the world and you will see great monuments, great cathedrals, great tributes to the human mind---but not everywhere. The people of some nations, some continents, have created virtually nothing. Hmm.

aj0201

Where? Every continent I can think of, except Antarctica, has amazing architecture and art.

I'maLumberjack...

Her post reflects her experience when she never traveled farther than KC. LOL

Marty_Chuzzlewit

In Afghanistan the Islamic State Taliban terrorists blew up the Bamiyan Buddha statues. In the United States the Dark State Antifa terrorists, cheered on by the American left and its media bullhorns, destroyed Confederate memorial sites.

"We have seen the enemy and it is us"

Art Vandelay

Comparing religious sites to statues of murderous traitors? Hmmm

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Lawbreaking by terrorists is lawbreaking, whether committed abroad by Islamic terrorists or domestically by their American counterparts on the left

aj0201

Marty_Pipka wanted the statue of Saddam Hussein to remain standing in Baghdad.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Saddam's likeness is going to be replaced with a statue of Al Green embracing Rashida Tlaib

munchman

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Colo

And a Right Wing lunatic who admires Trumps White Nationalist stance, Just Killed 50 people in New Zealand

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Ambassador Joe Kennedy was a left-wing anti-Semite who admired Hitler, killed millions in Europe

aj0201

Joe Kennedy killed millions??

Marty_Chuzzlewit

The rot-gut booze old Joe sold to start the family fortune may have killed millions

Sociallyunacceptable

Apparently muslims don't hold your myopic hateful view of our president. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=252&v=xA0ixnxcsoQ

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Tying the anti-Semitic Joe Kennedy to Hitler and the murder of Jews has more historic evidence than trying to blame the murder of 50 people in NZ on our President

aj0201

A guy just a couple of days ago says he admires Trump and killed “invaders.” This prompts Marty to bring up Joseph Kennedy in comparison? Joe Kennedy hasn’t been relevant since Marty was in his 30s.

munchman

In reality one was a good thing and one was a bad thing. Marty ask someone in touch with reality which is which. Clue to the clueless one was statuary to a religious belief and one was a monument to hatred and bigotry celebrating the traitorous confederacy.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Well, munchie, you ANTIFA terrorists should bring out your BIG artillery and start shelling Stone Mountain, that carving is also a memorial to General Lee. By the way, Congress didn't consider the Confederates as traitors. Congress officially titled them "soldiers" and approved public funds be used to mark their graves.

Colo

Who’s Joe Kennedy? Did he play for the Royals? ⚾️

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Marty_Chuzzlewit

Gosh, Little John, I don't feel sick at all. It is YOU who has to make weekly forays to the VA just to have a semblance of physical health, your mental health state is obviously too far gone to be effectively treated.

munchman

Thank goodness the blacks of Africa gave us monuments that outshine any Western European and American monuments and that would be the pyramids, Sphinx, et. If they hadn't then racist representatives from Iowa would rail on about the superiority of white western civilization and this racist clarion call would be echoed in racist comments from Aunts in IYC.

beelog

How's it going---if there were no potholes and roads weren't deteriorating, building new sidewalks might make sense. Alas, the potholes are still there and every year our roads are in worse shape. Shouldn't take a genius to figure out the priorities, yet the council fails to address the "needs" in order to fund the "wants".

beelog

Lawsuit fears---Democrats simply cannot understand the concept that it is people who commit these horrible crimes. Guns are inanimate objects. Mine have been in the closet for years and have yet to take any aggressive actions.

aj0201

Card are inanimate objects. Heavily regulated. Bicycles are inanimate objects. Riders can be held to many of the same standards as motorists and some areas require registration etc. All kinds of inanimate objects are heavily regulated.

popski

...and yet, even with all the laws about owning and operating cars, people still ignore and violate those laws every day. Again...all the laws in the world won't stop these horrific events...those who are bent on breaking the law don't care that something is against the law. If the LAW would prevent these things from happening, the law against killing people would suffice...

aj0201

Would you murder someone if there wasn’t a law against murder?

Colo

If they didn’t have Military style Assault rifles, they couldn’t Kill this many people. Yeah, it’s Rocket Science for Russian Republicans

popski

Colo, please explain the difference between an "assault rifle" and a semi-automatic hunting rifle...

Colo

One is for hunting defenseless animals.... the other for Killing defenseless people

popski

Too simplistic, even for you. Go back and try again...operationally, what's the difference? Please stop being obtuse...

WakeUpUS

If they didn’t have whacked-out Leftists wielding them, Military style Assault rifles couldn’t Kill this many people. Yeah, it’s Rocket Science for Partisan Democrats

Colo

The Last 4 Terrorists Were Right Wingers who admire Trumps Whate Nationalism.... Mail Bomer in Florida... Trumper.... Synagogue Killer in Pittsburgh, Trumper, Coast Gaurd Terrorist with a Massive Arsenal, Avid Trump Supporter... New Zealand Killer of 50 Religious worshipers.... Avid Trump Admirer!!!

WakeUpUS

More FALSEHOOD from Glee & his mentor, Racheal Maddow... [tongue_smile][tongue_smile]

Colo

Bee... what you obviously don’t understand is killing school children or people praying 🙏 in a church is one of the Worst scourges On American society, because you continue to make Excuses for Military style gun ownership by unqualified & Unstable people

popski

Again, colo...explain to us what the difference is between the "military style gun" and a hunting rifle...

Colo

One is manufactured specifically for Killing Animals in a forest.... The Other was designed specifically to Kill people.... Ok, I typed Really Slow so maybe you will understand! 🙄🙄Duh!

popski

You are dodging the question. You're focusing on the usage...not how they work. Let me take YOU to school!
There IS no difference. A semi-automatic hunting rifle and a "military assault rifle" are basically identical, in their operation. The ONLY difference is the "assault" rifle is painted a scary black color!! Operationally, they're no different. I would also point out that there are a lot of semi-automatic hunting rifles that are a LOT more powerful than the typical "assault" weapon.
Maybe before you start spouting off about guns, you should get an education about them...

Colo

Well... as usual; that’s Fake Noise!, I have an bolt action F&N 270 with a scope...... It’s Nothing Whatsoever like my neighbors Assault Rifle. Mine holds 5 rounds, his probably 30...... Bolt action vs. Semi Auto....... You Lost!

beelog

No difference---(indian "thing")--Sports teams are competitive. They want to inspire their players to emulate the warrior spirit. Using an Indian name is a compliment to the spirit of Native Americans. The difference? One name is derogatory, the other is complimentary. I guess the concept is too deep for some.

popski

While I understand your reasoning, I kinda feel the terms "redskin" and "savage" aren't all that complimentary. I can't see how anyone cannot understand the negative connotation attached to those terms. I have no problem with "Chiefs"...or "Warriors" or other more positive names.

I'maLumberjack...

Agree, popski.

WakeUpUS

Yet NO native-American group(s) are complaining about being offended- Only pandering Leftist Democrats... [huh]

Colo

No Wuss... But they are Offended by Right Wingers who blatantly use derogatory words for them. Look 👀 in the Magic mirror

WakeUpUS

More likely they are Offended by Left Wingers who blatantly 'rounded them up' to steal their lands... Democrats gave them General George Custer, as well as the 'Trail of Tears', & today the Dems think they can win back their hearts by a bit of pandering about who's on a football helmet, or a Senator's FALSE native-American 'heritage' on a college admission scam..? [ohmy][whistling][tongue_smile][tongue_smile][tongue_smile]

James Bond1

I grew up with a lot of those terms being accepted in a very positive manner. A few years ago, some folks emerged to make a lot of negative noise about a lot of things. Actually, those terms were in place to be very positive. I'd say the problem isn't the words...……………...it's the people who are just looking for something to complain about. You could change the names a dozen times and they would still find something negative.

Art Vandelay

From your posts about the old days, I would guess that you also grew up when Blacks weren't allowed to eat in restaurants and women weren't allowed to work for a living wage. Things change, Jamesbond. You can choose to progress or keep living in the past.

James Bond1

ART...………….some things from the past are a darn sight better than today, Those names for instance. They were quite positive. Today...…...ahhhhh…….errrrrr……..well there are some jerks around ………...I'll take the positive route.

Colo

Of Course you did

beelog

GOP fixation---They love Ocasio-Cortez. She is an excellent reason to vote Republican!

Colo

AOC has Republicans Freaking Out.... She’s Only 29 & will be a Thorn in Republicans for Decades

WakeUpUS

AOC has Democrats Freaking Out.... She’s Only 29 & will be a Thot in Prison for Decades

Colo

AOC is Brilliant & Beautiful.... it’s Hilarious seeing photos of old White haired GOP men Staring at her as she strolls in!, JB, wants her to go to prison for being a Immensely Smarter than he is

Sociallyunacceptable

You call someone "brilliant" who has the intellect of a 5 year old.

James Bond1

Beautiful...……………...ahhhhhh………..errrrr…………………...well, at least she's not "ugly" even if she acts pretty bad. But "beautiful"...………….not in my book.

Sociallyunacceptable

Not from prison.

Colo

Are you in Prison?? Because AOC definitely isn’t!

B4

AOC is history...she may end up in the slammer for her violation of multiple campaign finance laws.

WakeUpUS

Those bulls will show her who's Boss... [whistling] [cool]

munchman

GOP Fixation. Now I find the cowardice of the right that drives them to lie and mischaracterize their opponents somewhat humorous. But in reality there is some reason for them to fear the new breed of populist politician from the left. Maybe you didn't see the mass exodus from secondary schools around the country by students that are rising up and in support of the New Green Deal because they realize our generation has messed up the environment so badly that it may be too late for their future. Todays Jrs. and Srs. will be voters in 2020 and even more in 2022. It's almost enough to make the Connie's to go oui oui. I use the French just to irritate the English Only Idiots.

Sociallyunacceptable

You obviously don't know what "oui oui" means.

popski

Munchman, the lying goes both directions. Lots of lies about Republicans uttered by Democrats. It's rather naïve of someone to insist otherwise.

WakeUpUS

The only 'cowards on the Right' are the neo-Conservatives who regularly side with the Leftist Democrats... [cool]

Colo

Trumps Mental Twitter Meltdown continues!! Crazy Donnie is ranting about Google, FB, & Twitter today!! His Irrational Behavior & Mental Health are becoming more bizarre everyday

Kharnage86

It all washes down from Trump, maybe if he could set a better example and act like a leader instead of using the highest platform in America to constantly lie and mislead and feud with anyone and everyone.....

Colo

Trump has Never been a leader. Everyone knows he’s a pathological Liar & a Con Artist who never pays his bills. These recent investigations into Deutchbank, Known for Russian Money Laundering, & the Criminal Trump Family businesses are opening new doors of Fraud & Corruption. Mueller is Now extending the Investigations because of new information coming from Gates & Cohen & Probably Manafort

beelog

You are talking about students who are wet behind the ears and are fed socialistic garbage by professors who have no concept of real life, and real jobs.

Art Vandelay

And they can't wait to vote...

Colo

That’s Great... Young Voters are Appalled at this Lying Criminal Administration & Republicans WILL Pay a price for this Failure for Decades

WakeUpUS

That’s Grave... Young Voters are Deceived by past Leftist Criminal Administrations & America WILL Pay a price for this Fraudery for Decades

Sociallyunacceptable

Mostly they just can't wait to go on welfare.

Art Vandelay

Do you really believe 11th and 12th grade students are eager to graduate and go on welfare? Wow. I don't know if you are really old or what, but I think you are completely out of touch with our young people. Yes, there are some who have been raised with that mentality, but I think you will find that most young people are eager to get jobs and be successful and make a difference in the world and their communities.

Colo

Bee... You & Wuss are just Scared 😱 of young educated people not agreeing with your outdated, radical views. The World 🌍 is changing rapidly & your “group” are being left in the dust

WakeUpUS

Glee... You & munch are just Scared 😱 of patriot-educated people not agreeing with your outdated, radical views. The World 🌍 is changing rapidly & your “group” are being left in the rust

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WakeUpUS

Ridiculous paranoia Glee... Hilarious how Left wingers see a Boogeyman behind every issue!! Get a Life

I'maLumberjack...

Please stop re-posting things you learned from Rush or Alex, aunt bee.

munchman

Lawsuit Fears. Hey Forest ain't your Mama tell you that "Stupid is as stupid says"?

Sociallyunacceptable

Apparently your mom forgot to tell you a few things as well.

Colo

Hahahahaha... Goid one Munchman

munchman

No difference it is impossible for anyone to explain the difference between the "N" word and the word Redskin because there is no difference. Hence forth we shall refer to the Washington R. . . . . . . as the Washington "R" words. Has kind of a JUST ring to it don't you think Jiminy.

James Bond1

I don't think I need to explain those things to you...………….you have already rung the bell.

Colo

It definitely needs to be explained to you JB

munchman

Both ways we all know that t rump is is a racist islamophobe and is unwilling to condemn White supremacy and the vicious hatred ad deadly attack that come out of that movement, Remember he said some o the KKK and N azis at Charlottesvill were Good People. Now I defy any of you Obama haters to produce any statement or quote where the Last Real President Barack HUSSEIN Obama spoke out against Law enforcement. Be sure to give the Date and exact quote. Once again I know it is tough for you Connie's to be honest but your dwindling credibility needs it.

Sociallyunacceptable

He said there were people of good intention on BOTH sides of that altercation. A reading comprehension class would serve you well if only you were intelligent enough to grasp the concept of it all.

aj0201

If I go to a rally to protest something and the people surrounding me start chanting “Kews will not replace us” and I continue standing with them, even silently, I’m not a good person with good intentions.

beelog

Nor will "mews", but some in the "news" do not have good intentions.

aj0201

Jews not kews

WakeUpUS

You're actually not a good person with good intentions.

Kharnage86

Wake you don't know what being a good person entails.

WakeUpUS

Democrats founded & always defend White Nationalists & other Hate groups.... Make you wonder, doesn’t it?

I'maLumberjack...

That's nonsense, JQWussingglass. You need to wake up to reality.

Colo

Trump has Never Ever Called Out a Racist organization.... That’s why David Duke of the KKK says Trump is the BEST Represenative ever for them

James Bond1

COLO...…………..you're the one delivering the "bad stuff"...………….I wouldn't know how to gather anything David Duke said, if I wanted it. Are you sure he's still around. You would be the one to know.

Colo

Yes JB... David Duke is definitely still around & a Big Trump Supporter!! His Quote was something like... “ We Couldn’t have Picked a Better President “ meaning for his KKK Idealogy

popski

See...in this post you are already perpetuating lies about the President.

Colo

Trump has been known in NY city for Decades for his Bigotry... I know Many people who have known him for decades. I’ve met him a few times... He’s definitely Not a nice person

popski

Simply your opinion, colo. I know a good number of people who have also met him and interacted with him and they have a completely different opinion of President Trump than you...

Colo

My opinion because I’ve met him numerous times with Ivanka... My ski partner. Also the EXACT OPINION of more than a Dozen NY friends who know him or did business with him. His label is “ a Liar & Con Artist who Never pays his Bills”

Sociallyunacceptable

I honestly doubt you've met him. Maybe you were his valet?

Colo

Trump is a Pathetic Liar..... 9000 + Lies in 2 Years. His Mental stability is definitely in question now. Mueller is Ramping Up since he Obtained information on new Criminal activity from Rick Gates , Who Was a Trump Campaign officer, on the Family businesses. The NY state AG is also Very interested in the Trump families Criminal behavior!

beelog

Munch---you produce examples of his racism and Islamaphobia. Remember that it was Muslims who attacked on 9/11. It is Muslim congress members who immediately condemn our staunches ally, Israel. Without Israel, the middle east would be in worst chaos than present.

aj0201

Our staunchest ally? Hmmm. That designation might be with Saudi Arabia.

James Bond1

It might but it isn't . Those boys (Saudi Arabia) have done a good job of paying off a few folks who happen to step forward as a President of the United States and accept the tenure. Check with any of the Bushes or Clintons or Obummer (back door deal)

aj0201

James you haven’t heard about the arms deal that Trump has with the Saudis? He sold weapons to the country that produced most of the 9/11 terrorists. What “back door deal” are you speaking of?

Kharnage86

And Christian's have done horrible things, so have Catholics.....

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Sewage86....There are probably several reasons your fate in life became one of abject incompetence, but President Trump, capitalism and religion were not among the contributing factors.

Colo

Yet the Majority of people Killed in America from Terrorist Activity, comes from Radical Right wing groups

popski

Untrue, colo...very untrue.

popski

Colo isn't interested in honesty or the truth...he/she is only interested in stirring the pot. I know...I know...I'm as guilty as anyone for responding to colo's diatribes...

James Bond1

COLO...………………….another "FIB"...…………..as usual.

Colo

Trumps closet Ally is led by Vladimir Putin

Colo

If America had a Real President like Obama instead of War Criminals Bush & Cheney....it’s Likely 9/11 would Never have Happened!

Colo

There’s Absolutely No Doubt that Lying Trump is a White Nationalist Racist.... His real estate company in NY has been busted many times on Racial Rental Policies!!

munchman

How exactly does a high school teacher indoctrina Kids that for the most part are not really paying that much attention. I imagine that students are pretty much regimented like students of the past. You have your over achievers and higher intelligent students who set life goals for themselves and fully expect to get at the minimum a bachelor's degree, You have the Jocks who dream of professional salaries in the future. Drugs and sex take priority over indoctrination every day. Now if you are calling a science teacher teaching scientific facts about our earth and everything in it is indoctrination then the Computer says"NAH". If you are accusing any teacher that doesn't vary from truth and facts of indoctrination then you are stupidly wrong. Please give me some examples of indoctrination. You Connie's have your panties constantly in a bunch over this topic so it should be easy to inform the rest of us about the indoctrination you know about. Or is high schoolers being indoctrinated just more Connie rhetorical B.S. By the way teaching the science of Climatology is not indoctrination just because the facts of that science (Which None of you have ever factually refuted) don't coincide with your wrong headed politically oriented beliefs.

Sociallyunacceptable

Kids today are much more indoctrinated than anyone in your or even my generation. If you can't see that for yourself there would be no convincing you by people you hold in such low regard.

Colo

I believe you’re mistaking Informed for Indoctrination

popski

My wife is a teacher...and I can tell you that the indoctrination doesn't come from her. Her student's attitudes and opinions are mirrored from what they're taught at home.
Case in point: she recently had a student who has only been in her class about 5 times since Christmas. The student came to her and complained that his failing grade is unfair. She explained to him that since he's not been in class but for those 5 times, he has a ton of zeroes that has dragged his grade way down. He informed her that all those absences were excused by his parents. She said "That's fine...but you have to make up the work you missed." He disagreed.
Later that afternoon, she got a phone call from his parents. They ALSO maintained that the absences were excused and that because of that, he doesn't have to make up the assignments and demanded she give him full credit for the missed work! Apparently, the student is parroting his parent's stupidity!

aj0201

My parents were both teachers. They have a million stories just like this. Kids learn far more about their social skills and their sense of entitlement from their parents than they do at school. Kids spend the vast vast amount of time within their families as opposed to at school.

popski

Absolutely agree...and I'd also point a finger at social media and television.

WakeUpUS

I'd point a finger at schools, liberal politicians, brain-dead parents, social media and television.

popski

Apparently, wakeusup, you've not been in very many schools...at least through high school.

popski

Frankly, teachers simply don't have time to "indoctrinate" anyone. They're doing good just to get the lesson material across, grade papers and take care of the "school business".

WakeUpUS

With all due respect, popski, I will disagree.

popski

That's your right, wakeusup. I just know from being around my wife and her colleagues that NONE of them are doing any "indoctrinating". I know a lot of other teachers, in other districts, and they are the same. I'm not sure I can say the same thing for college...but through high school...I think I'm correct.

WakeUpUS

Hopefully, she's willing to take a stand before her students for what our nation was founded on, without any fear of reprisal by angry, dumbed-down parents or school administration, if the topic arises. I worked there for three decades, & this was not my observation regarding most school educator staff...

popski

Oh...she gets tons of feedback from parents...that's the truth. Her administration, however, is very supportive of the teachers at her school.
I realize that not all schools are like hers...but many are...and I've been in a lot of them in the St. Joe and KC area.

popski

I might add that IF my wife were to "indoctrinate" her students, she would "indoctrinate" them to do their work...do it on time...and not cheat.

Colo

Of course Wuss would point at Schools... He’s Terrified of Education

aj0201

The young voters caller typifies a low education voter type.

WakeUpUS

The Aj voters caller typifies a low education voter type.

Colo

See what I mean.... Komrade Wuss is definitely Terrified of Education for young Americans.

WakeUpUS

See what I mean.... Komrade Glee is definitely Terrified of not Indoctrinating young Americans into Socialism..

I'maLumberjack...

Not only poorlt educated, but too lazy to create his own posts. LOL

WakeUpUS

Spelling, dumberjerk... [tongue_smile][lol]

aj0201

Well, his incel lifestyle gives him plenty of time to post here but indicates a lack of personal sophistication. Guys like him are typically big fans of dystopian sci-fi films, seeing themselves as the unlikely hero standing against oppression. But the fact that he also identifies as MGTOW indicates he has deep seated negative feelings about others, especially (obviously) women and minorities. He doesn’t understand that he isn’t part of the “rebellion” but, rather, an unwitting accomplice to the “empire.”

aj0201

GOP fixation exactly. Low education voters struggle to understand basics about our own system of government including representation. How can we expect them to understand competitive political systems? To them, a government that pays for certain programs is “socialist.” Absurd indeed.

munchman

Paying for things for the common good is a form of Democratic Socialism. Social security, Medicare, Va Benefits. Military expenditures, police and fire protection are all forms of Democratic Socialism none of which entail the government taking over all means of production which is what Socialism actually is. There is a difference between low education and willful stupidity. It's a coin toss as to which WUSSY actually is.

Sociallyunacceptable

And all those bad things that socialism is weren't forced upon people all at once. It was done in bits and pieces.

WakeUpUS

There is a difference between low education and willful stupidity. It's no coin toss as to which MUNSHAW actually is.

WakeUpUS

Stupidity 'in the interests of the common good' is a form of Democratic Socialism

popski

I disagree about VA benefits and military expenditures being forms of socialism. VA benefits are earned by the veterans. Unless, of course, you wish to also say that your health benefits and salary you earn from your employer are examples of socialism.
Socialism doesn't include things that we all contribute to in order to ensure safety and security for our country and our way of life.

Colo

What about the Trump Socialist Farm payments on Soybeans

popski

Farm subsidies go WAY back...way farther than President Trump. Go check it out, colo...you'll find I'm right.

Colo

Yes Subsidies do but Thanks to Trump we get some nice.$1.65 per bushel Socialist Payments,! And all this time I thought he was a Communist

Sociallyunacceptable

It's not just government that pays for social programs. It's the government that squashes dissent, regulates every aspect of your life and destroys initiative that worries those of us on the right. But you wouldn't understand that concept seeing as you feed off government programs to the point that you've swelled like a well fed tick.

aj0201

Squashes dissent? Like calling the dissenting press the “enemy of the enemy of the people?” Our lives are not regulated in every aspect. Never have been. We enjoy enormous freedoms. Especially the freedom to take initiative. What country produces goods and services and technology like the US and maintains the overall freedoms that the US does simultaneously?

beelog

aj--I agree. We enjoy "enormous freedoms", which is why we want to keep it that way. It is capitalism which had created and maintained our freedoms, our personal initiative.

aj0201

And there is not one soul advocating dismantling capitalism in favor of socialism.

Kharnage86

Capitalism has also become more about profit and greed than anything else.

Colo

Trump is definitely the Enemy of a Free Press, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, & Working class America

WakeUpUS

Leftist/Socialist Democrats are definitely the Enemy of Truth, a Free Press, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, & Working class America

WakeUpUS

The Democrat Party has also become more about profit and greed than anything else.

WakeUpUS

And Latest-term Abortions along selling body-parts.

James Bond1

aj0201...………...how about COLO...……...he's as much a socialist as anyone I've seen.

James Bond1

GREED would be the Socialist/Dem...…………….they want my money...…...and they sure don't want to work for a living.

James Bond1

K 86...……………….lets see...…….I work 12 hours a day, 6 days a week and make a buck and you call it greed. Get a life.

popski

I agree...the greedy ones are those who don't want to work or improve themselves, but want everyone else to pay their way...

Colo

JB... if I’m a Socialist then you’re a Communist leaning Anti American

James Bond1

COLO...………………...I'll bet you a nickle the communists would let me in the door. They have a hint what would happen to them. You're probably sitting on the front row for the first hand-out.

Colo

What about Lying Trumps Socialist Payments to Soybean Farmers?.

James Bond1

sociallymis-spoken...…………….and unacceptable...………...send me a buck...…….then I can say I've received a hand-out. It would be my first.

Colo

Trumps Communist Collusion is getting Closer every day!! Mueller has Plenty of Evidence

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