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originally posted by: DBCowboy
Why can't I just be free to speak, to kneel, to write, to fly a flag, build a statue, hold a rally, buy a gun, smoke some weed, say a prayer, sing a song or just express myself?
Seems no one wants that any more.
I'm just an old man without a party, with an outdated ideology.
originally posted by: interupt42
a reply to: dfnj2015
But I am really trying my best to understand why people on the right hate the left so much. So in an effort to better understand our ideological differences,
Well, you are off to a bad start. There is much hate on both sides. This is easy for me to see and discuss because I don't cripple myself with any one political ideal or party. I don't believe any one solution is the best fit for ALL problems or industries.
Much of the hate and anger IN THIS COUNTRY is due to the strategy that the Left and the MSM have embraced. Before you stop reading right there and taking that as a personal biased insult to the Left deity , let me explain .
The left has taken a very counter productive and lazy measure to deal with racism that has torn this country apart. The Left and MSM only talk and focus on racism from a point of view where its ALWAYS a white male against black and other minorities in this country.
The issue with that is that it creates and reinforces two sets of groups: victims (Minorities) and Villains (White Males) and nobody wants to belong to either of those groups.
Hence the lefts and the MSM strategy to tackle racism actually does the opposite and creates an atmosphere for hate,intolerance, and anger toward each other.
There strategy to classify the same people into groups of [victim] and [villains] is dangerous and the GOP ,DNC, and MSM apply it to just about every political topic in the US but the left more so with the 'ism'.
Now if you are still reading , the Right does it too but they do it at a different level. While the left is busy with the MSM in keeping us fighting among each other , the right is busy with the MSM in keeping us fighting with the middle east and other regions.
In the end the real reason for global conflict and national conflict is because of politics being played by the DNC,GOP and the MSM.
the DNC is not on your side. The real game is
[ the individual republican + individual democrat + individual 99.9% of Americans]
The best you can do is to denounce your party and join forces to
1. Add term limits to congress
2. campaign financing reform.
3. Lobbying reform
4. doing away with super-pacs
5. Revolving door between gov't and private sector
“Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they’re only animals.”
originally posted by: dfnj2015
As many of you know I tend to be far to the left. But I am really trying my best to understand why people on the right hate the left so much.
originally posted by: mOjOm
a reply to: DupontDeux
Your the one pointing fingers right now.
In fact so far in this thread it's been Right Wingers pointing fingers at the Left.
But don't let reality stop you.