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The Republican 2020 Party Platform. . . . Fascism

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 08:54 AM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

The total callous lack of concern about income inequality is the number one sticking point as to why I can never truly get behind the Republican Party... Well that and how many of them treat the constitution like it's sacred when it comes to the second amendment (Which I support by the way to be clear), yet would happily turn the US into a theocracy and say screw you to separation of church and state in a second if they thought they could get away with it.




posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 08:57 AM
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a reply to: Puppylove


Well that and how many of them treat the constitution like it's sacred when it comes to the second amendment (Which I support by the way to be clear), yet would happily turn the US into a theocracy and say screw you to separation of church and state in a second if they thought they could get away with it.


Don't forget they get to pick what holes are allowed.

Lol.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:10 AM
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Right.

Also, although gdp per capita has grown extensively over the past 30-40 years, real wages for most people have stayed stagnant, adjusted for inflation. For some it has fallen. Only the most wealthy are collecting any derivatives of this increased production, with the net effect of their share of wealth and income inequality growing.

I’m sorry, while wealth isn’t bad inherently, and we need incentives to work hard, invest, and innovate, it’s not possible for some of these wealthy people to have “earned or worked” 10,000 times harder than your average person.

evonomics.com...
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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:16 AM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

How dare you insinuate these uber rich aren't worth 10,000 of us slubs, blasphemy!!!!



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:18 AM
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Right.

Also, although gdp per capita has grown extensively over the past 30-40 years, real wages for most people have stayed stagnant, adjusted for inflation.


Even worse, inflation does not always, and likely hardly ever accounts for purchasing power.


I’m sorry, while wealth isn’t bad inherently, and we need incentives to work hard, invest, and innovate, it’s not possible for some of these wealthy people to have “earned or worked” 10,000 times harder than your average person.


I think many could agree to that sentiment.

Most capatalists would agree wealth is just fine, so long as you don't have lobbyists work the cronies over to rig the system in your favor.

Which leads to why many don't trust the democrats, for they are a different flavor of the same thing. I at least have a small cynical appreciation for some of the honesty the republicans have in their agenda.

I can also appreciate that most of them do make money in the private sector. The Bush's aren't worth near the amount as the Clinton's, and yet they actually worked the private sector. I have disdain for both, but making politics a multimillion dollar venture is a low below many.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:19 AM
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The income inequality and lack of care, war hawking and blatant us imperialism, and denial at least traditionally of environmental issues, is why I couldn’t vote Republican.

I have no problem with the second amendment. To be honest, the left’s desire to quash certain elements of the constitution, especially due process and free speech, is more concerning.

Both parties though have made a mockery of the constitution through domestic mass surveillance. NSA, Prism, patriot act, etc.

Also, Dem leadership generally supports the US endless wars.





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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:24 AM
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I don't mention the war stuff because clearly both sides are pro war once they are in power, it's only ever a problem when the other party is in charge.

I was young and all anti war during the Bush Era, and then Obama was elected and suddenly no one seemed to care on the left about the ever continuing war anymore. That was what woke me up to that bull#.
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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:27 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015

originally posted by: toysforadults
both parties are complete garbage why is that so hard to understand?


Republicans love to say this. Because when Democrats don't vote Republicans win.


How many democrats voted in the 2016 election?

Also, can you tell me what the platform is for the democrats?



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:33 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015

originally posted by: SKEPTEK
a reply to: dfnj2015

The Democratic 2020 Party Platform. . . . Idiocracy.



It's funny how you claim all the people with educations are stupid.



Common sense will take you further than a high dollar education. I'm sorry you think finding answers in a book for a test makes you better than everyone else, or smarter.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:37 AM
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originally posted by: Puppylove
a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

I don't mention the war stuff because clearly both sides are pro war once they are in power, it's only ever a problem when the other party is in charge.

I was young and all anti war during the Bush Era, and then Obama was elected and suddenly no one seemed to care on the left about the ever continuing war anymore. That was what woke me up to that bull#.

Agreed. That’s how I first woke up about the Democratic Party also having issues. I protested the Bush wars from the beginning.

Then, when the Obama admin engaged in proxy wars and regime change ops in Libya and Syria, I also objected. But strangely, a majority of ostensibly anti war folks under Bush were silent or apologists for it.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:39 AM
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It’s literally Stalin to suggest otherwise! Y’all want to gulag and chill this wkd?

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:39 AM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

Glad to see I'm not alone in that experience.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:42 AM
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originally posted by: Puppylove
a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

Glad to see I'm not alone in that experience.


I think many of us kind of saw it like this.

Everyone kind of took a step back and said "well, I don't think it can get worse than Bush"....

Obama-"Hold my beer".

His admin was an extension of the one before in so many ways. Both sides are wrong when they call that man a liberal.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 09:47 AM
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originally posted by: LDragonFire
a reply to: dfnj2015

I think it's worst than that for republicans. During the mid term Trump already tried to run of a fascist based platform. Trump claimed more than once he was a Nationalist (naz i where national socialist) He ran a anti illegal immigrant campaign or was it a anti immigrant campaign similar to national socialist. Fear the caravans because there coming and are different than you there full of terrorists and criminals when they were in fact mostly women and children, Trump also ran on his accomplishments, like his biggest tax cuts in history that was the 8th largest in history mostly going to the top 10% as usual for republicans. Last but not least he ran on his wall, the wall would be the great monument to trump.

The moral is, he lost biggly it will be interesting if he tries the exact same strategy in 2020. Trump had a republican controlled House, Senate Executive and Supreme Court and didn't accomplish anything other than same ole establishment republican agenda plus exploded the deficit, I do wonder what he's gonna run on in 2020


I stopped reading at ". . . .in fact mostly women and children. . . ."

Your credibility is gone.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:01 AM
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Yes, both parties are sold out to lobbyists and in reality, the military industrial media complex, a part of which is Wall Street. I actually agree that the Republicans seem to more transparent about it, for better or worse. Democrats put a thin veneer of liberalism over it.

Is that true that the Clintons are worth more than the bushs? I wasn’t under that impression.

However, yes, we have institutionalized corruption via citizens united, lobbying, campaign contributions, ‘speaking fees,’ lucrative jobs or ‘consultancies’ upon leaving gov, and last but not least, insider trading.
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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:06 AM
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originally posted by: Puppylove
a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

I don't mention the war stuff because clearly both sides are pro war once they are in power, it's only ever a problem when the other party is in charge.

I was young and all anti war during the Bush Era, and then Obama was elected and suddenly no one seemed to care on the left about the ever continuing war anymore. That was what woke me up to that bull#.


Exactly the same young and idealistic. Excited for Obama and the end of our endless wars. Instead I got proxy wars drone strikes and lies. Voted for him twice and regret falling for a silver tongued poltician. The left made so many excuses for Obama.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:13 AM
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He was very well spoken. And, the media like it still does today covered for him and applauded him. To this day it’s almost sacrilege amongst average liberals to criticize him.

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:14 AM
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The left made so many excuses for Obama.


It's great to see the right wing not making excuses for cadet bonespurs.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:22 AM
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Right. I had hoped for the end to the imperialism, based on his rhetoric.

I certainly don’t think he was worse than bush. Bush’s wars and torture were arguably worse. However, I’ve started to think that because these folks work for the same team, those initiatives would have happened regardless of who was in power.
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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:24 AM
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It's like inception but with triggering.







 
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