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Fri Dec 25, 2015, 05:04 PM Dec 2015

Who presents the most pressing internal threat to America - Theocrats, Racists or Oligarchs? [View all]

I know there's some bleeding over between categories, and an argument could be made that Oligarchs use religion and race to keep the lesser classes disunited, but I'd like to hear what DUers think.

America's Most Pressing Internal Threat:

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Oligarchs, Corporations And Banks - The 1% cantbeserious Dec 2015 #1
Oligarchs. The racists and theocrats are tools of the oligarchs. corkhead Dec 2015 #2
Exactly. polichick Dec 2015 #3
Bingo FreakinDJ Dec 2015 #8
That's my take on it, too. (n/t) SMC22307 Dec 2015 #11
Precisely KansDem Dec 2015 #30
indeed. as are we all. tools not, humans is how they see us all. Hiraeth Dec 2015 #37
Oligarchs, facilitate, promote and finance the unnatural Misery of the World . orpupilofnature57 Dec 2015 #4
I don't make much of a distinction between them Rebkeh Dec 2015 #5
Yes, please share your view when you have time. /nt demwing Dec 2015 #6
The Three Headed Dog - elaboration Rebkeh Dec 2015 #58
They're all arms of eachother JackInGreen Dec 2015 #7
It's the oligarchs who . . . snot Dec 2015 #9
Oligarchs. CrispyQ Dec 2015 #10
WOW. A Bazillion recs 2naSalit Dec 2015 #31
Oligarchs. . no contest. . n/t annabanana Dec 2015 #12
The alliance of the three that calls itself the Conservative wing of the Republican Party. nt eppur_se_muova Dec 2015 #13
The racists and religious fundies are just tools being manipulated by the theocrats. Scuba Dec 2015 #14
Neither. You don't attack success. These people are rich because they're innovative NYCButterfinger Dec 2015 #15
Keep Dreaming The Impossible Dream - The People Know Better cantbeserious Dec 2015 #16
Work hard. Produce. NYCButterfinger Dec 2015 #17
This Citizen Notes One Has Bought The 1% Propoganda - Hook, Line And Sinker cantbeserious Dec 2015 #19
"Work hard. Produce." Why does that sound so familiar? beam me up scottie Dec 2015 #21
That poster must be joking. Nobody thinks like that. Rex Dec 2015 #41
Have you seen their other posts? beam me up scottie Dec 2015 #61
I want to be successful. That's all. I don't think that NYCButterfinger Dec 2015 #64
I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, Blue_In_AK Dec 2015 #46
Ha! +1 stopwastingmymoney Dec 2015 #48
Love that movie, and John's choice of lead actors: beam me up scottie Dec 2015 #62
that's what they say! lol wendylaroux Dec 2015 #55
Most of them are not "innovators." They are manipulators, tax evaders, thieves, and predators. hunter Dec 2015 #23
Approximately 1/3 of them are the children of old money Taitertots Dec 2015 #24
Maybe 10% of them, sure. Lizzie Poppet Dec 2015 #26
Success at mass consumer fraud? Dream on with that dream of yours. Rex Dec 2015 #40
The oligarchs call the shots. senz Dec 2015 #18
Other-The poll makers. Kaleva Dec 2015 #20
I can think of hundreds of groups posing more of an internal threat than "Oligarchs" MohRokTah Dec 2015 #22
Of course you do. Hiraeth Dec 2015 #27
Picks up forum stalkers always cracks me up. MohRokTah Dec 2015 #28
I can't help but notice your theme is all. I have no desire nor need to stalk you but, Hiraeth Dec 2015 #29
Multiple identical responses in threads in multiple forums? MohRokTah Dec 2015 #32
move along? maybe I *should* tag along. like that pesky little fly that irritates so much. Hiraeth Dec 2015 #34
Stalkers crack me up. MohRokTah Dec 2015 #35
crack is whack. Hiraeth Dec 2015 #36
ha!! wendylaroux Dec 2015 #56
Not even remotely close: oligarchs. Lizzie Poppet Dec 2015 #25
I see it as an Iron Triangle... 2naSalit Dec 2015 #33
Oligarchs, it wouild seem, moondust Dec 2015 #38
Theocrats and racists Matrosov Dec 2015 #39
All of the above. They work closely together, all on the same team against tblue37 Dec 2015 #42
None of the above Spider Jerusalem Dec 2015 #43
Superb comment. eom saltpoint Dec 2015 #54
All courtesy of the oligarchy. ronnie624 Dec 2015 #60
a lot of people today seem to think that the current politics of "Jayzus will throw Arks from Heaven MisterP Dec 2015 #44
Lions and tigers and bears, oh, my... Blue_In_AK Dec 2015 #45
All of the above. Which are also known as Donald Trump supporters. Initech Dec 2015 #47
I love how you have made the decision to portray them as three different groups Number23 Dec 2015 #49
I also added commentary, of sorts demwing Dec 2015 #50
"Oligarchs" are by no means the only people who use religion and race to advance themselves Number23 Dec 2015 #52
who the hell actually knows any? wendylaroux Dec 2015 #57
Which is exactly my point and why this OP misses the issue so badly it's embarassing. Number23 Dec 2015 #59
I can't think of anything nice to saltpoint Dec 2015 #51
I Went With Theocrats ProfessorGAC Dec 2015 #53
All of the Above fredamae Dec 2015 #63
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