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wasupaloopa

(4,516 posts)
Mon Oct 23, 2017, 10:30 PM Oct 2017

I have some friends and cousins who believe Trump's

description of what taking a knee is about.

It's very much that they need to have an us vs them kind of fight for some reason.

It is sad that it is the level of interaction we have when the side they are on is fake news.

There are times when I want to disengage and block it all out but then I think we need our voices in the mix too.

Maybe one of them will check out what we are saying and get a new perspective.

It isn't just one side against an equal other side, it is good vs evil.

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I have some friends and cousins who believe Trump's (Original Post) wasupaloopa Oct 2017 OP
Our voices do need to be in the mix! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2017 #1
I do too. They also were outraged when the nurse was roughed up by the cop. Mediumsizedhand Oct 2017 #2
Of the many destructive... Snackshack Oct 2017 #3

CaliforniaPeggy

(148,912 posts)
1. Our voices do need to be in the mix!
Mon Oct 23, 2017, 10:39 PM
Oct 2017

We need to give them as good as we get. It would be wrong to allow their viewpoints to dominate the airwaves.

And I agree: It IS good vs evil.

 

Mediumsizedhand

(531 posts)
2. I do too. They also were outraged when the nurse was roughed up by the cop.
Mon Oct 23, 2017, 10:43 PM
Oct 2017

The only time I saw them get a little outraged about the authoritarian position. I put up a video of a 56 yr old black man murdered in the back. Silence. I have had post after post of black men murdered. Silence.

Their hypocrisy about kneeling during the flag is a given. That want to hold a position and facts will not get in the way.

Snackshack

(2,535 posts)
3. Of the many destructive...
Mon Oct 23, 2017, 10:45 PM
Oct 2017

Actions taken by republicans/conservatives one of the most destructive has been their ability to cast our two party system in an absolute Us v. Them framework with a hardline against compromise. Ultimately this will be our downfall.

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