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originally posted by: mOjOm
a reply to: WeAreAWAKE
Well if option one is what we have now and option two is the Crazy Conservatives and option 3 is the even more crazy Radical Tea Party then I'll hold out to see what option four might be.
You think this is bad??? We're gearing up for another election soon and what have we got on the table so far??? We've go the Conservatives who either give us some Religious nut job and/or Corporate lapdog. Or you have the Liberals who give us Hillary, which so damn frightening I don't know where to begin. She'll do anything to get in and payback whoever can get her in there with whatever they want. Meaning, once again, another Corporate Lapdog among other things. Then there is the Tea Party and they're crazier than sh*t house rats. Beyond that are some other people which we'll never hear from anyway so why bother. Basically all players will be bought and sold before they start warming up for the race anyway. So as bad as you may think it is now, not too far in the future you'll look back and think these were the glory days!!
originally posted by: AnteBellum
a reply to: ThirdEyeofHorus
I totally agree with you.
If you didn't understand what I meant, I was stating that we, the entire USA, need to put our differences aside for the moment and come together as a people. We need to start from the bottom up, not the top down, people need to change and come together. We are the majority, it's time we start acting like it! Tolerance and acceptance do not have to be dirty words all the time. And not for religious or political reasons, for the sake of survival and this illusion of freedom America has to offer to continue, until that can be fixed also.
I cannot help but feel things are at a turning point and soon this experiment will be over if we continue to fight among ourselves. Each and every issue that comes to the surface, chips away to the point of diversifying us into groups such as white/black, republican/democrat, atheist/religious, etc., etc., etc.. Soon we will be all so compartmentalized, it will be impossible to achieve any cause of a common goal.
..... but I don't think it will happen in my lifetime.
Tolerance and acceptance do not have to be dirty words all the time.
originally posted by: ThirdEyeofHorus
a reply to: mOjOm
the whole bible thumping nonsense (spew in my opinion)
It's too bad all Truth and Love and Power of Faith that you believe in so much never seems to help situations like these too much.
Cops still kill unarmed citizens, vandals still run wild in the streets, the innocent end up the victims and brutality
originally posted by: ThirdEyeofHorus
That was the most obvious part....conservatives must be bible thumpers in your mind apparently.
but on TOPIC this thread is not about your dreaded bible thumpers but about possible power abuse by Leo's which could actually be instituted by the very Progressives who push Nanny Statism, as our CIC has shown that Progressives have no problem with the Police State mentality and commandeering all the nation's resources at a whim.
If there were, would you know it? What makes you think the biased liberal media would ever report that?
And for the record, I may or may not be a religious person, as I did not say in my posts here, but you obviously have a problem with both conservatives and religious persons.
a reply to: AnteBellum
will be over if we continue to fight among ourselves
far as those in the Political Theater, Yes, they are. Not that any one of them is probably acting Faithfully within it, but they call themselves whatever title suits them
originally posted by: Wiz4769
The fact all this happened instantly before any investigation could even be done says it all. Taking advantage of a situation for their own gain. The actual peaceful protesters do care that a person was shot, everyone else is looking at it from the angle of "Im getting mine" and do not care why this opportunity presented itself. You cant justify acting this way and doing what they are doing. You can justify being angry for sure, you can justify protesting the actually police station, etc. But no matter what you say, you know deep down burning and looting businesses that had nothing at all to do with this is very wrong. And civilized people know 2 wrongs dont make a right.
I keep seeing people claim that witnesses are saying he was shot in cold blood, yet one of the first reports from a witness, who actually was there and knew Brown, said that he did in fact assault the police officer. But this is not being brought up. Also the fact that this person has a rap sheet including assault, yet everyone wants to state he was a quiet kid that just wanted to go to college and do better. And Im not saying just because he got in trouble before means hes guilty and deserved to be shot. But to act like the guy never did anything violent before and was shot just because he was trying to better his life to escape the hood and happened to be black is just pulling the heartstrings to cloud the issue.
The point is, if after an in depth investigation is done and they find the cop did indeed shoot him for no reason while on his knees giving up, I will be one to shout for his immediate arrest and prosecution. I have seen the heavy handed actions of the police and know it needs to be stopped, but will any of you ever change your view if they find that he did attack the officer and he was justified in the shooting?? No you wont, you will say its the MAN keeping you down and that they changed the story to keep this from getting out of hand.
Hopefully this gets sorted out and the people there calm down and stop acting like animals before something else bad happens.