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The greatest fault of the political Left

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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 09:43 AM
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People like to complain about the Leftist agenda to allow open borders, expand the welfare state, expand the national debt, take away firearms, address "climate change" and a plethora of other things. All legitimate complaints but not the worst part about Leftist politics. What is that you might ask? Have you noticed how whenever someone is accused by them of say racism or misogyny that even when completely vindicated and cleared of any wrong-doing that they still have a target painted on them?

In the very antithesis of Christianity the Left offers no road to redemption, no way to be forgiven and brought back in to the fold. Once you're on their * list you stay on it - forever! It is this simple thing that will ultimately alienate many from the Leftist movement and force them to come over to the conservative side. The principle of forgiveness has been the backbone of Western culture since Christianity became mainstream in Europe well over a millennium ago. It has helped to cement society and leave a road to redemption for those who go afoul of the law and social norms. Who wants to live in a world where 1 mistake leads to eternal damnation? Not anyone I know.

They are destroying lives and careers and shooting themselves in the foot in the process.




posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 09:52 AM
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originally posted by: Asktheanimals
Once you're on their * list you stay on it - forever!


Not true. You just have to admit that you have white privilege, and apologize for it. Doing some sort of self-flagellation (literal and/or metaphorical) on social media is encouraged too.

You'll be back within their graces in no time, or when it suits them to exploit you.




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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 09:54 AM
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Kind of like the "Kill the Witch crowd" demise. They have so many sources of hate to choose from, they scarcely are able to make any 'one' of useful value, beyond being pegged loons.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 09:54 AM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

i think you may have nailed it. These people are losing their minds and I dont think its working well for them. Really just pushing trump back into office I think.
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 10:03 AM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

Spot on




They are destroying lives and careers and shooting themselves in the foot in the process.


But i think this is the crux of it (shooting themselves in the foot), they will push so far left that, although they will bring some along for the ride, they will alienate far more people than they gain.

Then they will have no choice, after a big defeat in 2020, to move back towards the center.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 10:17 AM
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a reply to: NarcolepticBuddha

You are correct.
I forgot to add the substantial financial contribution exemption clause.
But it better be damn substantial!



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 10:41 AM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

Not a single person on the left that I know has what you perceive to their norm.
Nice try but maybe another day.
I will say that is what the MSM feeds the viewers daily but who even watches that crap anymore?



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 11:14 AM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

That whole post sounded like I was standing in front of a Christian fundamentalist scolding his followers for the evils that other supposedly partake in yet not one of those other kinds of people can be found within miles of such a sermon.

Yes, God will make it all better of course, religion is the path to righteousness. Funny how people fled Europe in droves to America to practice their religion or lack of one in peace. Freedom of religion includes freedom from it.

But, religion seems to have taken a back seat for once. Conservatism and liberalism seem to have taken the place of religious rhetoric. Politics is your vice now. Sad.
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 12:11 PM
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I think one of the strongest traits of a conservative should to live and let live backed by a sense of privacy. The left is way too deep into public outrage, public peaching, keeping tabs on the neighbors, and using social media/public areas for stalking and harassment.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 12:15 PM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

And the logical endpoint of that mentality is: since they have no form of redemption or forgiveness available, people who offend them should be destroyed.

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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 12:26 PM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

Not a horrible post but not 100% accurate either. In fact, the deficit spending problem is a feature of both parties.

You're not wrong about forgiveness though. You are 100% dead on and that is the primary reason this particular ideology is doomed to failure. That's probably a feature too.

Our entire culture is in love with permanent punishment with no chance of redemption. Look at felons. Especially one time, decades past white collar felons. Better hope nobody finds out or your everything is revocable.

Don't look away. Shrugging and saying "God will forgive even if we can't or won't." is the same nonsense the morons on the far left are advocating with their social justice hashtags and witch hunts.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 12:40 PM
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Just look at Mario Lopez, dude spoke his mind, liberal mob attacked him, he caved and apologized, still, they don't care and are looking at getting him fired.

The OP is correct in that the liberal left don't know forgiveness.

In fact, I've had three accounts I started following who were former leftist and anti-Trumpers, recent events opened their eyes to the radicalization of the Left.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 12:55 PM
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The garbage that people like Beto, J. Castro and Booker have been saying recently is insane at best. Not only are they wrong but its flat out lies to boot. I think many are starting to see the dem party for what they’ve become. They seem to be underestimating the intelligence of the American people. While I do believe society has been dumbed down, I don’t think it’s been dumbed down to the level of stupidity they think it has. They’re trying to paint everyone that doesn’t support them with such a large brush that people are seeing right through them, it’s destine for failure.
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:21 PM
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a reply to: strongfp
And your whole post sounded like some radical atheist who gets offended at the slightest religious context.

Is redemption so foreign to you all that it is only looked at as a religious exercise?

Do you care to address the OP?

Or is it you have no valid argument so you just deflect?

What's sad is your inability to see your own faults, while pointing out the faults of everyone you oppose. That's sad!



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:25 PM
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Well as a mod look over my replies.

I am blasted constantly as a liberal, a DNC, schill, a libtard...

Yet I have the same viewpoint basically as Ron Paul about debt, tariffs, war, etc...

I would say it's just all BS.

Try being a conservative in trumps party...you get beat out like Justin Amash.
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:30 PM
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originally posted by: AndyFromMichigan
a reply to: Asktheanimals

And the logical endpoint of that mentality is: since they have no form of redemption or forgiveness available, people who offend them should be destroyed.


NAZI! NAZI!



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:32 PM
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a reply to: strongfp

That's why I said Leftist and not liberal or progressive. I was hoping to make a distinction between those who honestly seek reforms and the political/media hit machine that relentlessly goes after targeted individuals.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:44 PM
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originally posted by: Allaroundyou
a reply to: Asktheanimals

Not a single person on the left that I know has what you perceive to their norm.
Nice try but maybe another day.
I will say that is what the MSM feeds the viewers daily but who even watches that crap anymore?



Same, I'm a UK lefty. Never done any of what the OP states myself or know of anyone that does - no one wants open borders over here, national insurance/social safety nets are neither left or right issues (left see it as socialism, right se it as patriotism and nationalism, boost to the economy and national security.. OP is describing obnoxious arseholes, they come in all reeds, colours and political beliefs.

Never heard of any hate list or whatnot - even at genuine hardline nazi counter protests in the UK (against C18, BNP, NF) I always had a pint and a chat with their supporters to discuss differences of opinion in a civil manner - it's a free country, if we didn't come to a mutual consensus/understanding we just shook hands and agreed to disagree.


originally posted by: Asktheanimals
a reply to: strongfp



That's why I said Leftist and not liberal or progressive. I was hoping to make a distinction between those who honestly seek reforms and the political/media hit machine that relentlessly goes after targeted individuals.


Leftist means left wing,, generally holding views towards the left of the political spectrum - I'm a lefty in general but hold beliefs in the centre and centre right in many circumstances.
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:48 PM
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originally posted by: bastion

originally posted by: Allaroundyou
a reply to: Asktheanimals

Not a single person on the left that I know has what you perceive to their norm.
Nice try but maybe another day.
I will say that is what the MSM feeds the viewers daily but who even watches that crap anymore?



Same, I'm a UK lefty. Never done any of what the OP states myself or know of anyone that does - no one wants open borders over here, national insurance/social safety nets are neither left or right issues (left see it as socialism, right se it as patriotism and nationalism, boost to the economy and national security.. OP is describing obnoxious arseholes, they come in all reeds, colours and political beliefs.

Never heard of any hate list or whatnot - even at genuine hardline nazi counter protests in the UK (against C18, BNP, NF) I always had a pint and a chat with their supporters to discuss differences of opinion in a civil manner - it's a free country, if we didn't come to a mutual consensus/understanding we just shook hands and agreed to disagree.


I have been called a lefty 3 times today for caring about the budget deficit, protectionist tariff strategy, and executive branch over reach so it seems like it's just tribalism in Americans



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:50 PM
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Is this another "christian" leading by example?

Lol christians are funny people.




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