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Pakman: We interviewed Trump supporters at his arrest, went HORRIBLY WRONG (Original Post) SouthernDem4ever Jun 2023 OP
The key phrase from an empty head is always "I believe". MagaSmash Jun 2023 #1
Very true. Can't stand when politicians use it either. SouthernDem4ever Jun 2023 #2
Yup, never "I think" because they don't n/t TexasBushwhacker Jun 2023 #8
Passionate idiots found their Messiah in Trumpy. NoMoreRepugs Jun 2023 #3
Poor Robert Byrd! They always slander him! raging moderate Jun 2023 #4
Turning the camera on mental illness SomedayKindaLove Jun 2023 #5
Well, it is good to know that they want Trump for King. raging moderate Jun 2023 #6
I'll use their terms... LittleGirl Jun 2023 #7
If you are saying those people are mentally ill, then yes SouthernDem4ever Jun 2023 #12
So where are the fairies? WinstonSmith4740 Jun 2023 #9
If we want to ban gun sales to mentally ill people IronLionZion Jun 2023 #10
first class llashram Jun 2023 #11

SouthernDem4ever

(6,618 posts)
2. Very true. Can't stand when politicians use it either.
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 08:16 AM
Jun 2023

I always say belief systems are like fantasies. You can't prove any of it and saying "I believe" makes people think they don't have to justify it with facts. A very worthless statement.

raging moderate

(4,385 posts)
4. Poor Robert Byrd! They always slander him!
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 08:34 AM
Jun 2023

Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia grew up poor in a very small town. Like everyone else in town, apparently the young boy was in the KKK briefly. Then he managed to leave the little town, go to college and graduate school, and earn a law degree. By the time he was a Senator, decades ago, Robert Byrd had shown a great ability to learn, change, and grow. He helped to strengthen civil rights for Black people and social justice in general. These people get him mixed up with another Senator from the old days, horribly racist Senator (Harry?) Byrd of Virginia, a scion of wealth and an advocate of extremely right-wing reactionary policies. I would not be surprised to learn that THIS Senator Byrd was some kind of KKK leader. Robert Byrd was not. That is why he and Joe Biden were friends.

raging moderate

(4,385 posts)
6. Well, it is good to know that they want Trump for King.
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 10:17 AM
Jun 2023

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That crazy woman says something like that at one point. Apparently, they have not read the part of the Old Testament where God warns the Israelites that ditching their system of democratically elected representatives for a king will only lead to tyranny.

LittleGirl

(8,299 posts)
7. I'll use their terms...
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 10:30 AM
Jun 2023

Know your enemy.

I do not believe these people are my enemies but they are enemies of democracy.

SouthernDem4ever

(6,618 posts)
12. If you are saying those people are mentally ill, then yes
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 03:38 PM
Jun 2023

Maybe sane people will make sure they vote so we quit getting insane choices.

WinstonSmith4740

(3,114 posts)
9. So where are the fairies?
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 11:07 AM
Jun 2023

I distinctly remember sitting in front of the TV when I was a kid saying, "I DO believe in fairies" when Tinkerbell almost died. (The "boomers" here will understand). I believed big time. So where are they??

IronLionZion

(45,989 posts)
10. If we want to ban gun sales to mentally ill people
Thu Jun 15, 2023, 11:10 AM
Jun 2023

we can start by using Trump support as a reliable indicator of mental illness.

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