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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: WilliamtheResolute
Liberalism is a mental disorder and it has infected our nation, look at the Democrat controlled inner cities, they are shambles. Detroit is a wasteland, Chicago resembles a third world country with its' level of violence.
The left will boast at how Progressive Socialism is a superior system, how Capitalism is unfair and oppressive. We would not be living in an age with our current levels of technology and comfort, without Capitalism. Socialism is the death of civilization, collapse does not occur overnight it becomes the slow rot of death.
Let me clue you in to a few things. Violent crime and property crime rates have been going down nationally and not just for years but decades. There are some very specific factors behind the collapse of rust belt cities like Detroit.
Detroit grew around jobs in industries that no longer support those jobs. The reason that those jobs don't exist isn't "progressive socialism" (whatever the hell that means) but rather successful free market capitalism. Capitalism *is* great at what capitalism does. Replacing costly, unreliable and error prone human labor with automation is exactly the sort of thing that makes manufacturers more competitive.
There's nothing more capitalist than offshoring jobs to exploit the cheap labor provided by people who will work for a fraction of the money of first world workers in conditions first world workers would consider hellish.
Our schools need to be reformed by teaching civics, and non-revisionist American and World history.
You may be right because apparently you've gotten a really piss poor education in both history and economics.
Sorry you feel the thread is trash but sometimes you need to adopt extreme measures to get peoples attention if you want them to hear your message...hearing is one thing and understanding is another however.
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: WilliamtheResolute
My point was that maybe you should show a bit of humility if you want the other side to approach you civilly, but I guess that is too much for your arrogance.
Our schools need to be reformed by teaching civics, and non-revisionist American and World history
My small and insignificant contribution to the great divide that has occurred in this country can't be laid at my door, it belongs to those who had power for eight years. I am so tired of having to tiptoe around all the PC rules we are saddled with and I can't wait until Trump cleans out all the "pajama boys" currently attempting to guide our nation. I guess if you were looking for someone to play nice you wouldn't come to the Mud Pit....now would you?
originally posted by: WilliamtheResolute
a reply to: Krazysh0t
So now you want to tell me what my original post was about...I didn't realize it was about civility? I thought my post very clearly made the point that I believe the Globalist agenda that is being introduced in our schools and through slanted stories by the MSM was tearing our country apart by factionalizing people. I attempt to be civil in my discourse and respect others in my replies....but don't try to put words in my mouth. I agree you are triggered and need to stop reading, your insistence that I be humble and less arrogant is becoming pathological. If it helps you to accept the reality of what I am trying to communicate I will work on my attitude.....just for you.
a quality education complete with lessons in traditional moral values and critical thinking