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Thu Sep 29, 2016, 01:34 PM

 

Donald Trump: Eugenics?

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Reply Donald Trump: Eugenics? (Original post)
workinclasszero Sep 2016 OP
geardaddy Sep 2016 #1
workinclasszero Sep 2016 #3
True Dough Sep 2016 #2
C_U_L8R Sep 2016 #4
Jim__ Sep 2016 #5
Doreen Sep 2016 #6
The Wielding Truth Sep 2016 #10
thucythucy Oct 2016 #13
markpkessinger Sep 2016 #7
duncang Sep 2016 #12
yuiyoshida Sep 2016 #8
dawn frenzy adams Sep 2016 #9
Buckeye_Democrat Sep 2016 #11
thucythucy Oct 2016 #14

Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 01:39 PM

1. He's got awful genes.

If he really believed in eugenics, he's sterilize himself.

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 01:54 PM

3. I agree with that!

 

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 01:44 PM

2. Drumpf is nowhere near the level he believes he is

and the lack of compunction shown here is further to the point that he holds dear to a feeling of superiority:


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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 02:02 PM

4. So, he's a Master Racist.

No wonder his aryan fan club loves him so

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 02:04 PM

5. Donald Trump declares himself genetically superior to the rest of us.

You do have to wonder about the people who cheer him on. Do they believe he considers them his equal?

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 02:26 PM

6. Sooo

All of his followers would cheer hearing him say that but the sad thing is they do not understand that he is talking about them ALSO not just his opponents. Do they think that Trump values them as highly as he does himself just because they worship him? This man is very scary. I keep looking at Trump and his human values and I just keep seeing Hitler.

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Response to Doreen (Reply #6)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 03:24 PM

10. I used to think that Hitler came into power in a coup. When I found out that he was democratically

elected I thought that must be a mistake and that could never happen esp. here. But when I see how Trump can twist anything and brag on it, I am afraid that it is happening here.

The minds of so many have been cultured by Fox News and the radical Right Wing. They have been fed dangerous propaganda demonizing anyone but the Rich, Christian and white male.

I have seen a movement from a civil inclusive society considered "melting pot", to a dog eat dog survival uncontrolled fearsome search for scapegoats.

What happened on the conservative side with "home of the brave"? They are afraid to use our laws to control and make right the injustices of our country. The banks, the environment, rapid fire guns in the hands of maniacs, systemic racism, immigration, the economy and the Guantanamo detainees have been stymied by fear on the the right. They don't have the courage to explore the truth and mediate the solutions. They don't have the strength of character to toss out the money lenders ( I say lenders because the large donors consider it an investment and they want a return.) and fight for a better union according to our Preamble.

Stupidity and greed and fear are not traits I wish represent the moral character of our country.

Bernie had it all right and Hillary can carry that mantle to the White House and she knows how to work hard to make it work. I fear that a world under all RW Republican rule will result in unfathomable unraveling and destruction of a decent America.

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Response to The Wielding Truth (Reply #10)

Sat Oct 1, 2016, 07:06 PM

13. I agree with the gist of your post

but want to make one small correction.

Hitler wasn't elected. Germany had a parliamentary system where the Chancellor was appointed by the President (who was elected) to form a government. Generally speaking, the Chancellor was the leader of the party that got the largest number of seats in the Reichstag, which in early 1933 was the Nazi Party. However, the President, Hindenburg, could have refused to appoint Hitler and turned to other more liberal parties to form a majority coalition. The irony is the Nazis were beginning to lose support when Hindenburg--against his own better judgment--was persuaded by the conservative leaders to go with Hitler. They got less votes in 1932 than they did in 1930.

And though the Nazi Party got the largest number of votes, they never won a clear majority against the other parties, not until Hitler outlawed all opposition. He was able to do this by using the German equivalent of the Patriot Act, which was passed in a rush after the Reichstag building was burned.

The conservatives in Germany thought they could control Hitler. They thought if they appointed him head of government he would suddenly become responsible and work within the system--in support of conservative values (support for the military, patriotism and pride in country, anti-Semitism, capitalism, etc.). What happened instead was that he was able to dupe them and assume absolute power.

But your general point is correct: Hitler came to power "legally" and under a democratic system by duping millions of German voters. He then worked quickly to destroy that democracy, plunging Germany and then the whole world into a nightmare.

My family lived through this, and I grew up hearing about how it happened. I've always believed something like that could well happen here, which is why Trump scares the living hell out of me.

Best wishes.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 03:06 PM

7. Have you seen Frontline's "The Choice: 2016"?

In it, they speak of the Trump family's belief in the "race horse theory of human development," whereby they believe that two parents with "superior" genes will produce "superior" offspring. Immediately, I found myself asking why they weren't calling this what it is: eugenics!

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Response to markpkessinger (Reply #7)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 03:43 PM

12. I think in dipshits case it was inbreeding

That made him.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 03:11 PM

8. Goman na hitoga Kirada

ごまん な ひとが きらだ I hate arrogance. And Donald Trump is the most self centered Egotistical Maniacal, arrogant person ever.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 03:16 PM

9. Watching that made me...

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 03:41 PM

11. He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool.

Shun him.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Sat Oct 1, 2016, 07:27 PM

14. This might be why Trump thinks it's okay to mock people with disabilities.

In eugenics, people with disabilities are genetically inferior and "pollute" the gene pool.

Before exterminating Jews, Hitler and the Nazis began murdering people with disabilities. They used them as experimental subjects to develop the technologies of mass murder--gas vans, and eventually gas chambers. The first victims were people, including children, in German institutions.

So Trump's feelings about people with disabilities might go beyond simple disdain. He, like the Nazis, might actually see them as a threat to society. "The poisoned seed" to use the name of a Nazi film about disability.

The man is truly, truly frightening.

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