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Re: “Culture Control

Although I appreciate the idea of using the system and keeping things "civil", contemporary Republicans have shown again and again they will use any means necessary to maintain and gain power.

The problem with contemporary Democrats is they are too tied up in their existential dilemmas and polarizing political correctness to realize that the existence of laws, human rights, justice, facts and science DO NOT EXIST for Republicans. How many more gun fights are the Democrats going to show up to armed only with a plastic spork?

The American people deserve better than these two bloated holdovers that have transmogrified and devolved into sad -- and dangerous -- puppets of corporate and special interests.

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."

-- John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

56 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by sgsmith on 02/08/2017 at 9:49 AM

Re: “Culture Control

Republicans are playing a "forest" game with this strategy of floating a bunch of bad bills, in the expectation that one or two will eventually pass, even if in watered-down form. Too many of their opponents are perceiving it as a "trees" game and are going to exhaust themselves by shouting in the streets and getting into a lather over each one. This is what the Repubs want, because they know if they can force a bill into law that even they know is bad, it will take lots of money and time and effort on the part of their opponents to file lawsuits to challenge those laws.
Marching/"raising consciousness" is fine, but one's efforts would be better spent calling the offices of your reps/senators and giving them a hot ear, and also donating to groups like the AZ Center for Law in the Public Interest, the state chapter of the ACLU, the Sierra Club - all of whom have fought the legislature in court, often successfully.

55 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Starcommand on 02/08/2017 at 4:44 AM

Re: “Culture Control

"Republicans across the nation and in DC continue to take away rights from the people."

Which ones have already been taken?

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Posted by Rat T on 02/07/2017 at 3:18 PM

Re: “Culture Control

"HB 2260, which would prohibit students living in dorms from registering to vote"

In what kind of fracking world are we living in, using whose fracking logic, that takes away the right to vote for students living in dormitories?

Let me guess, the Repugnicans are trying to prevent out-of-state students, who might be registered in another state, from voting twice -- which is already against the law EVERYWHERE you fracking morons!

When will you get it through your thick, blood-flow restricted, red "Make America Great Again"
hat-wearing heads that the only people committing voter "fraud" are you guys trying to take every opportunity to restrict voters' rights in America.

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Posted by sgsmith on 02/07/2017 at 2:57 PM

Re: “Culture Control

Republicans across the nation and in DC continue to take away rights from the people. They offer nothing constructive for America. so they trash it

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Posted by votesmartamerica on 02/07/2017 at 2:14 PM

Re: “Culture Control

As they said in the movie, Stalag 17, "Are yuz indoctrinated, Are yuz good little Nazis?" Ja vol, mein Fuhrer Thorpe, we ist all indoctrinated. In Trumposity. One Trump is enough there Bob.

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Posted by Frances Perkins on 02/06/2017 at 8:04 PM

Re: “We Will Survive

The person that tried to kill MarkFontes is still at was none oter than his ex boyfriend Scott Rose

Posted by milothefish9 on 02/04/2017 at 9:17 PM

Re: “Health Appeal

Yeah. I didn't like it either. Thank God Obummer's gone. Pres. Trump will come up with a plan that really works.

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Posted by CW13 on 01/28/2017 at 9:27 AM

Re: “Health Appeal

I know my rates went up. Alot.

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Posted by CW13 on 01/27/2017 at 5:06 PM

Re: “Culture Control

I used to think they came to college to get an education to secure a quality career. But now you say they come to learn about different perspectives? And to be challenged. Are you sure they know?

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Posted by Dan Hyde on 01/26/2017 at 9:06 AM

Re: “Culture Control

What's like global warming?

The hot air coming out of your ass which you are trying your damnest to disguise as actual commentary?

Try again, but make sure to clear the room first.

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Posted by Hot Damn, I Suck Ass on 01/26/2017 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Culture Control

You mean like global warming?

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Posted by Hot Damn on 01/26/2017 at 6:42 AM

Re: “Health Appeal

Viable single-payer system.

Oxymoron. Now let's get back to reality. We need the R&D or we become Canada.

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Posted by Utopia Next Offramp on 01/24/2017 at 8:01 PM

Re: “Health Appeal

Certainly, for many Arizonans, the ACA has been a godsend. But what about those others, whose premiums went through the roof or who lost access to their doctors. Mr. Nintzel wrote an incomplete article and glossed over the very negative aspects of the ACA and how it works in Arizona, including the incredible deductibles that many are forced to take to pull the premium within their grasp. The Editor of the Weekly should have done her job and not let this partial information package go to print. The fact is while the ACA was a start, it is seriously defective and whenever the defects are called out, too many of us deflect the arguments by stating that it helped poorer people. The real solution for all Americans is a viable single-payer system.

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Posted by Reality Check on 01/24/2017 at 4:43 PM

Re: “Health Appeal

That would be so totally unfair to all the snowflakes that have self produced since the last election.

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Posted by Dave Nelson on 01/24/2017 at 1:48 PM

Re: “Health Appeal

Wow, people may need to actually provide for themselves.

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Posted by bslap on 01/24/2017 at 10:52 AM

Re: “From Global to Local

Hillary not invited? The pic above is her quote. What gives?

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Posted by Tammy Parsone on 01/19/2017 at 2:52 PM

Re: “From Global to Local

Venom? Try reading the two posts again. I did and I think yours is worse than hers. Get a grip man. You just encourage her.

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Posted by Joseph K on 01/19/2017 at 9:42 AM

Re: “From Global to Local

"Remember that fear was defined by the left os a phobia based on ignorance. Have a nice walk."

"os". WTF?

It just proves that you can't and won't pay attention. Always slandering the left when you can't even get anything right. Typical.

Are you out of venom yet? Gawd I hope so.

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Posted by Susan Hirsh puts the ASS in class on 01/19/2017 at 7:32 AM

Re: “From Global to Local

Remember that fear was defined by the left os a phobia based on ignorance. Have a nice walk.

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Posted by Susan Hirsh on 01/19/2017 at 6:42 AM

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