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You got your eight - You took the bait - The far-left lost - It feels great

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posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 12:42 PM
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I was born in the 80s and I hate being lumped into the millennial crowd. Instead of swallowing this modern culture as it’s spoon fed on a magical airplane, I was one of those not like the others and discovered William Gibson, Hunter S. Thompson, George Carlin, and other counterculture icons.

Over the last few years, as I am becoming more of an adult and more clearly seeing the world around me, I realize that when people succumb to strong liberal ideals, there is a tangible degradation of society. After living in both heavily liberal and conservative states, take a wild guess which one provides the best quality of life from just about EVERY angle. It’s a heavily guarded, unspoken little secret. The liberals/democrats aren't your friends, and they will drive a nation and society right into the ground.

The deviant mind and perverse nature of the far-left finally got the spanking they deserved. For years it’s felt like an increasingly speedy slide down the slippery slope of whatever oddity celebrity culture shoves down the youths throat.

Clearly, we really are a nation being overrun by a bunch of entitled spoiled brats who’s only REAL interest in life is playing face swap on Snapchat.

They think American Horror Story is entertainment, they adhere to the political views of Miley Cyrus and Kanye West, and they think that any idea not in line with theirs is either racist, sexist, demagogic, or some other trendy word in that ever growing book, the Labels of Intolerance.

The sane minded, wholesome people of the country are the ones who have been tolerant. But there is a line, and somewhere in the last couple of years, you little freaks crossed it.

You are in a boat no different than many generations before you who didn’t get what they wanted. Only this time, you’re too stupid to recognize that the boat is actually a yacht with unlimited data, a lovely selection of torture porn, and one big wet orgy where the laws of nature and concepts of love are distorted and twisted into an unrecognizable mosh pit of filth and decay covered in glittery makeup and HD color.

I don’t have hate in my heart. I have hope that you wake up and realize that what you think you want is leading us to the real dystopia.

You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes you get what you need. You’ve been had by an actual genius… what he said in order to get media attention and ultimately win the election is water under the bridge.

Only time will tell if he uses his genius for good or evil.




posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 12:46 PM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV

Well written.



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 12:49 PM
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originally posted by: Kester
a reply to: MarkOfTheV

Well written.

Agreed. The OP could have been written by a man in his sixties ... no problem.



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 12:59 PM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV

I am 53 years old and without even knowing you as a person I respect you!


Question? Do you attribute your views on how your parents raised you?


I am curious because, to be honest, my parents taught me about responsibility and the consequences of making bad choices from and early age! They are both in their 80's at the moment and I love them dearly for instilling those values in me.

I find many issues we are facing in this day and age falls upon how "we" were brought up. Be it making excuses, OR accepting responsibility for the choices we make in life be them good or bad.


Just curious?



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 01:09 PM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV
S&F
Excellently written OP!



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 01:11 PM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV
Can you explain Trump's Genius without using the word "Money", which by the way is not genius.



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 01:13 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963

Without making another really long post I'll sum up my upbringing. This will be free written so don't expect it to be as eloquent as my OP.

I could watch or listen to anything I wanted. But my parents were not shy in pointing out what sucked and what didn't. I respected their opinion because from an early age they instilled in me that their opinion was correct.

My dad was an audiophile. 4 Yamaha NS-1000 speakers run by some radical equipment from New Zealand. I listened to Joe Satriani, Van Halen, and Pink Floyd when I was in the womb.

I watched Hellraiser before I was 10 years old. I had friends, but a small group. I had to call and check in with my parents pretty regularly, and met the wrath if I didn't. I mostly hung with my Dad and his brothers on Friday night, getting wild and listening to loud music. This greatly shaped me I'm sure.

I was very free to explore what I wanted, but I was very much guided to explore things worth exploring.

I played with Legos and Hot Wheels. I'd build tracks with my dad. Gi Joes were the bomb.

Then at 17 it all fell apart when my mom started hanging out with a new crowd. My life was torn apart and I was forced to rebuild and relearn the world at 17 years old.

I wandered for probably 7 or 8 years, not knowing who to trust or what to accept. Not really even knowing who I was or what kind of world I was living in.

Early on I got into music and art, after exploring many corporate opportunities and excelling, I realized that the pursuit of more stuff wasn't really that fulfilling. I've worked hard enough to finally be able to make a living in music and art.

I met a girl who liked TOOL, A Perfect Circle, etc... she happened to be one of those smart ones. Fashioning a Sonic cup filled with Vodka while sitting in the back of Microbiology, she passed everything with straight A's. She became a nurse. I met her right out of her college experience and 8 years later, I proposed at the top of the Ferris Wheel at the fair.

EDIT - I should probably add that my family is largely built from independents. My grandfather was a Brig General in the Army, my dad and two uncles both live comfortable lives with new toys and haven't had a boss in over 30 years. They are basic blue collar, but they are smart.





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posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 01:19 PM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV

You killed it!
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posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 01:44 PM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV

Appreciate the reply!!!



Well at least you got how I was raised and I didn't want to assume you were raised the same way. Sometimes we can thank our parents, sometimes we can thank our ability to mature and become adults capable of critically thinking!

Anyhow, sounds like you had a very interesting upbringing!



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 02:05 PM
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Totally agree, and as the rest said, very well written!



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 03:08 PM
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originally posted by: MarkOfTheV
After living in both heavily liberal and conservative states, take a wild guess which one provides the best quality of life from just about EVERY angle. It’s a heavily guarded, unspoken little secret. The liberals/democrats aren't your friends, and they will drive a nation and society right into the ground.


I have to admit, I spent most of my life in California. A few years ago I moved up to Idaho, and I am NEVER moving back! The difference is astounding!



posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 09:07 PM
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Great Op. I really feel the same. That is with being end of GenX/start of Millennial.

originally posted by: thepixelgarden

originally posted by: MarkOfTheV
After living in both heavily liberal and conservative states, take a wild guess which one provides the best quality of life from just about EVERY angle. It’s a heavily guarded, unspoken little secret. The liberals/democrats aren't your friends, and they will drive a nation and society right into the ground.


I have to admit, I spent most of my life in California. A few years ago I moved up to Idaho, and I am NEVER moving back! The difference is astounding!

It is a different world from California. While I like the Independent spirit, it's not without fault, they need to flush out the NeoCons from banning marijuana, etc.

I've been moving from WA to ID and back since I've been living up here, those are more similar. A view from me being an Independent-sometimes Libertarian leaning and all. California is nice to visit(well, in the right area)but not to live IMO.
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posted on Nov, 12 2016 @ 10:17 AM
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a reply to: MarkOfTheV

People think they have won,
that the establishment is gone,
little do they know,
it was all just a show.

It`s very real what you say,
question is,
are we all gonna pay?
For Trump is smarter than he looks
in good condition he keeps his stocks.

So all we can do is wait,
keep our faith,
and observe the unraveling,
of our fate.







 
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