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How does this insanity end? (Original Post) cilla4progress Jun 2021 OP
I wonder if this is how people feel in, like, cilla4progress Jun 2021 #1
As JFK stated, "The torch is passed." no_hypocrisy Jun 2021 #2
Mike Pence coming forward with the truth of that administration and the insurrection Under The Radar Jun 2021 #3
Heeee! lagomorph777 Jun 2021 #27
I truly believe....... MyOwnPeace Jun 2021 #4
So agree with you cilla4progress Jun 2021 #7
My fear is that it's likely to end with insanity becoming the norm, entrenched worldwide... regnaD kciN Jun 2021 #5
Me, cilla4progress Jun 2021 #8
It doesn't appear to be ending any time soon. msfiddlestix Jun 2021 #6
+1000 smirkymonkey Jun 2021 #19
it's been very hard to accept this rather surreal state of affairs msfiddlestix Jun 2021 #26
It may end when dweller Jun 2021 #9
Maybe Trump The Wizard Jun 2021 #10
I'm sure he loves his guns like all his fans Freddie Jun 2021 #11
Boy, THERE'S a name from the past..... MyOwnPeace Jun 2021 #13
I thought Dwyer was supposed to be choie Jun 2021 #16
Maybe he'll do a "Bud Light" lagomorph777 Jun 2021 #28
When Father Time finally catches up to him, that party will be a rudderless ship adrift. LonePirate Jun 2021 #18
In an extinction level event triggered by global warming. Nt ecstatic Jun 2021 #12
Not well unless indictments start flying soon. Iahotdog Jun 2021 #14
I'm afraid it ends poorly. BlueTsunami2018 Jun 2021 #15
Unfortunately, I am thinking the same. smirkymonkey Jun 2021 #20
I just heard the astute Michael Steele cilla4progress Jun 2021 #21
Kind of depressing, isn't it. smirkymonkey Jun 2021 #25
A formal dissolution of the Union. WarGamer Jun 2021 #17
Sounds like cilla4progress Jun 2021 #22
It doesn't even have to be an unfriendly divorce. WarGamer Jun 2021 #30
"When the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest." eShirl Jun 2021 #23
Fake Orangutan kicks bucket. moondust Jun 2021 #24
Get Trump on the stand to testify under oath - televised Under The Radar Jun 2021 #29

cilla4progress

(25,179 posts)
1. I wonder if this is how people feel in, like,
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 09:32 PM
Jun 2021

Ukraine, Belarus, China, 1930s Germany.

Anyone watch Rachel tonight?

no_hypocrisy

(47,118 posts)
2. As JFK stated, "The torch is passed."
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 09:32 PM
Jun 2021

I'm fighting the fight my uncles fought in the Fifties. It didn't end when Joe McCarthy died in disgrace. I only hope someone will pick up the end of the rope I'll drop when I'm gone.

MyOwnPeace

(17,032 posts)
4. I truly believe.......
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 09:33 PM
Jun 2021

it is going to take serious action on the part of the Department of Justice (Attorney General) to just kick ass against all of the illegal, questionable, and absurd actions that IQ45 and his mis-administration forced upon our country.
He (TRUMP) needs to be charged, tried, convicted, and locked up and then President Biden can hold a news conference and proclaim that TRUE JUSTICE has been served.

msfiddlestix

(7,348 posts)
6. It doesn't appear to be ending any time soon.
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 09:42 PM
Jun 2021

And when it finally does, I'm not sure you and i will still be alive to see it Or, we live through it and wished we hadn't..

No answers. No crystal ball. No heroes or heroins leading the charge on a Calvary to save us.

Wish it 'weren't' this way...

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
19. +1000
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 11:40 PM
Jun 2021

That's pretty much my take on it as well. I have thought about it a lot, and unless there is some kind of deus ex machina scenario in the near future, I don't really see any easy or positive way of turning this around.

I wish I could be more optimistic, but I just don't see things getting better without getting a whole lot worse first.
.

msfiddlestix

(7,348 posts)
26. it's been very hard to accept this rather surreal state of affairs
Fri Jun 4, 2021, 09:44 AM
Jun 2021

In the "before times", I always held some measure of faith and belief the more informed we were, the more vigilant in our activism and determination to fight against these forces of evil and insanity, so long as we are unified, we can overcome this horror in solidarity and strength in numbers.

I still believe it's possible. But believing it's likely is a different matter altogether.

We have to first understand with a clear eye on what it is we're dealing with. And secondly, we can't have revisionism of recent events and pretend that Jan 6th was a nothing burger, and what is playing out daily since then is nothing to be concerned about.

Too many "influencers" in the media, government agencies, and others appear to be doing that as evidenced in the slow walking of accountability, and sort of ho hum "that was then" it can't happen again attitude.

Very Dangerous and a standard recipe for repeated and more aggressive recurrence.

Freddie

(9,389 posts)
11. I'm sure he loves his guns like all his fans
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 10:21 PM
Jun 2021

That would be a wonderful end to the story, but I fear he loves himself too much to off himself. ☹️

MyOwnPeace

(17,032 posts)
13. Boy, THERE'S a name from the past.....
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 10:32 PM
Jun 2021

and an 'event' too! In an earlier post I'd stated that we (Pennsylvania) did not have a Gohmert or Greene, but wow, we had our 'Bud!'

LonePirate

(13,695 posts)
18. When Father Time finally catches up to him, that party will be a rudderless ship adrift.
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 11:40 PM
Jun 2021

Who knows when that will be, though.

BlueTsunami2018

(3,629 posts)
15. I'm afraid it ends poorly.
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 11:06 PM
Jun 2021

With people in our party either unwilling or unable to act to protect democracy, I don’t see it ending any way except with the bad guys winning. It’s just a matter of time.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
20. Unfortunately, I am thinking the same.
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 11:49 PM
Jun 2021

We have a little reprieve here now with Biden/Harris and Dem control of the House, but as well intentioned as our side may be, I really don't believe we are a match for how brutal and ruthlessly power hungry the republicans can be. They will stop at nothing and the rule of law is meaningless to them.

If we don't match them in their relentless quest for victory at all cost, we might as well throw in the towel. We need to change or die. I honestly don't know to what extent that is possible. Taking the high road, as noble as it may be, is not working for us.

cilla4progress

(25,179 posts)
21. I just heard the astute Michael Steele
Fri Jun 4, 2021, 12:07 AM
Jun 2021

say essentially the same exact thing on Brian Wiiliams.

And all I coud yell at the TV was - "yes; that's exactly it!".

WarGamer

(13,335 posts)
17. A formal dissolution of the Union.
Thu Jun 3, 2021, 11:31 PM
Jun 2021

Like Yugoslavia... now a handful of happy neighboring countries that aren't trying to kill each other any more.

WarGamer

(13,335 posts)
30. It doesn't even have to be an unfriendly divorce.
Fri Jun 4, 2021, 04:14 PM
Jun 2021

We can trade with each other, allow easements across the physical land of the countries, divide the assets, the debt... make sure both sides have ocean ports. Just one country will become Norway and the other may become Belarus.

moondust

(20,189 posts)
24. Fake Orangutan kicks bucket.
Fri Jun 4, 2021, 01:10 AM
Jun 2021

Nobody else has a lifetime of lying, conning the gullible, preying on the weak, and leveraging inherited half a billion $$$ to escape punishment and project the phony appearance of "big success."

Cult of idiots without its corrupt publicity hound or an agenda disintegrates.

Gone With The Whigs

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