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Every day I sit and wonder, how did the republican party get to where they are today, full of hatred and anger with talk of killing democrats?

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.

Rush Limbaugh and Newt Gingrich are the godfathers of the present Repub party. Rush with a constant flow of lies and hatefulness for over 20 years and Newt with his list of hateful names to call Democrats in the 1994 election, as well as decades of hateful lies. And FOX, too.
 

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It comes from the top down and all the talking heads. I hold people like Rush, Hannity, Tucker and Levin responsible to scripting and spreading the message of hate.
 

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It comes from the top down and all the talking heads. I hold people like Rush, Hannity, Tucker and Levin responsible to scripting and spreading the message of hate.
Let's be honest, it's not just them it is also the republican politicians themselves. Agnew's vitriol was epic long before trump, nixon had his enemies list, reagan taught the base to not trust the government, the government was the problem. W lied us into a war and crashed the economy and then they inflicted trump on us. The gop has been rotten to the core for a long time in my opinion and now they don't even try hiding it.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.


Insecure white men with tiny peens and fear of latent homosexual tendencies is how.

You don't have to be a historian or a political scientist to see the Bigger Dick foreign policy theory at work.
It sounds like this: “What?! They have bigger dicks?! BOMB THEM!!!
And of course, the bombs and the rockets and the bullets are all shaped like dicks.

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They believe that they're entitled to rule "their" America. It's the same mentality of the Christofascists that "discovered" the land and brutalized it and its inhabitants. It's the same mentality of the slave owners and such.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.
Wish I had an answer, cause then I might know of a solution to get my old party back.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.

Right-wing hate media fills their minds with anger, fear, and ignorance. The people who plug into that filth react accordingly, sometimes with violence.
 

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I have often contemplated this question myself. You see, we in Canada have our rightwing loonies too. Loud, obnoxious, and constantly angry about SOMETHING.

Now I multiply that by 10 (because the US has 10 times our population) and maybe double that because no matter how insane some Canadians are, you never hear of storming Parliament, of taking away abortion, or of taking away universal health care, so when you factor in the 10X and then double that, damn.........


THAT is a lot of noise, a lot of chest beating, a lot of obnoxiousness AND a lot of anger.

Factor in Trump, and you know have 3rd world demagoguery.

Now, as a rebuttal (drum roll please), the Righties on here will remind me that I am a Canadian and a Snowflake.
 

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In November 1983, Limbaugh returned to radio at KMBZ (AM) in Kansas City for a year. He decided to drop his on-air moniker and broadcast under his real name. He was fired from the station, but weeks later he landed a spot on KFBK in Sacramento, California, replacing Morton Downey Jr.
 

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I have often contemplated this question myself. You see, we in Canada have our rightwing loonies too. Loud, obnoxious, and constantly angry about SOMETHING.

Now I multiply that by 10 (because the US has 10 times our population) and maybe double that because no matter how insane some Canadians are, you never hear of storming Parliament, of taking away abortion, or of taking away universal health care, so when you factor in the 10X and then double that, damn.........


THAT is a lot of noise, a lot of chest beating, a lot of obnoxiousness AND a lot of anger.

Factor in Trump, and you know have 3rd world demagoguery.

Now, as a rebuttal (drum roll please), the Righties on here will remind me that I am a Canadian and a Snowflake.
And an excellent observer of the republican party.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.
Started with the end of the fairness doctrine, which allowed for Rush Limbaugh, and eventually Fox News.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.


You start with Abraham Lincoln.....and wing it.

I'm in my 4th decade on this planet. The last I saw of a "principled" Republican party was during the Eisenhower administration. I DO recall his own party against him on the subject of interstates, they held that the federal government had NO BUSINESS in highways....look how that turned out!
The same people who had no problem with a new kind of 'slavery' called the draft (invented in the Lincoln era btw)

After that came Nixon.....

Then Reagan and his "new deal" repackaged as a "rendezvous with destiny...or some Hollywood shit like that

After that came two Bushes and five wars, or was it six?

And oh, they killed Osama! Wait that was the peace prize winner, Obama

Then came Trump...........................................

It's called losing your point of existence as it drains down the toilette bowl to a platform of convenience for every right wing bat shit crazy fraud with 'stoopid' tattooed on his forehead and politics is like selling ****ing pillows.
 

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The GOP lost its mind after Obama got elected and dropped all pretense of “we want the same things we just disagree on how to get there”
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.
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Sitting around here hate chatting with a like minded group is rather KKK ish, don't you think?
 

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In November 1983, Limbaugh returned to radio at KMBZ (AM) in Kansas City for a year. He decided to drop his on-air moniker and broadcast under his real name. He was fired from the station, but weeks later he landed a spot on KFBK in Sacramento, California, replacing Morton Downey Jr.


I heard that guy once.

I was driving in northern Minnesota looking for the headwaters of the Mississippi. It was such bad radio I had to stop the car. (I had been in radio & then television). It wasn't just babble & bullshit...it was BAD radio, the signal was bad, the microphone came out of a cornflakes box. I sat stunned and was startled by a knock on my driver side window...it was a cop wanting to advise me that the ass end of my 300Z was sticking out in the road.
I blamed it on the radio, I turned it up just as the clown (I had never heard of him) went into a tirade of some sort. He said "that would drive me off the road too."

That's it. Me a Minnesota State cop agreeing that a radio show was garbage.

And that's how it will stay.

See! I can get conservative at times!
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.

You've had majority rule and all you've wanted to do is spend, spend, spend.....all of this during a pandemic....you paid people far too long to stay home.....opened our borders.....are responsible for thousands or hundreds of thousands of deaths from drugs pouring in killing Americans......are culprits in the largest human trafficking ring in the history of the world.....caught brainwashing our children in school with sick twisted perversions......destroy women sports......elected a guy, who had his son scouring the globe, scamming and bilking millions for his family, all paid for by the taxpayer...remember 10% for the Big Guy.....dishonor is an extreme disservice.

You're blind because of TDS, and simply cannot and are incapable of seeing the truth of the Biden regime. You're propagandists, and censor information that is not agreeable to your nutty ideals. Sick the powers of the government on political opponents, so they cannot run against you.....the leader of this totalitarian farce just called 75 million American Citizens fascists, and you smile with glee, oblivious to the hatred and utter dismay of others than those of your ilk. You cannot understand why and say, "wtf is wrong with everyone else?".....why can't they be as us.

You've been fooled and don't even realize the place where you are......these kind of idiots are the most extreme danger to our country. Given the chance they will kill any and all, who do not line up with their sick mindedness....100% guaranteed.
 

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You've had majority rule and all you've wanted to do is spend, spend, spend.....all of this during a pandemic....you paid people far too long to stay home.....opened our borders.....are responsible for thousands or hundreds of thousands of deaths from drugs pouring in killing Americans......are culprits in the largest human trafficking ring in the history of the world.....caught brainwashing our children in school with sick twisted perversions......destroy women sports......elected a guy, who had his son scouring the globe, scamming and bilking millions for his family, all paid for by the taxpayer...remember 10% for the Big Guy.....dishonor is an extreme disservice.

You're blind because of TDS, and simply cannot and are incapable of seeing the truth of the Biden regime. You're propagandists, and censor information that is not agreeable to your nutty ideals. Sick the powers of the government on political opponents, so they cannot run against you.....the leader of this totalitarian farce just called 75 million American Citizens fascists, and you smile with glee, oblivious to the hatred and utter dismay of others than those of your ilk. You cannot understand why and say, "wtf is wrong with everyone else?".....why can't they be as us.

You've been fooled and don't even realize the place where you are......these kind of idiots are the most extreme danger to our country. Given the chance they will kill any and all, who do not line up with their sick mindedness....100% guaranteed.
"You've had majority rule and all you've wanted to do is spend, spend, spend.....all of this during a pandemic..."

That's as far as I got. The right has been playing the pandemic like a football when it's out of your league!

You are not a doctor, nor an epidemic specialist. But you make these claims like they were law...they are not. In fact the medical opinion is you guys tried to come back too soon, and we got whiplash from the public who wanted border crossing privileges restored.

They are your people, Canada's far right

So you are expressing a POLITICAL opinion only..

And you really lost me with "for thousands or hundreds of thousands of deaths from drugs pouring in killing Americans....." Your a Trump fan! You think anyone is going to believe that?

When has that NEVER been? You going to claim Trump stopped drugs from coming in? Because locals blame him for increased traffic because of his nutso "Wall"

For shit sake, will at least one of you take responsibility for your **** ups? According to you, America was "perfect" under Trump's thumb.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.

If you plan on voting republican, what is it you are voting for? The dems in the first year and a half have gotten much accomplished even with the gop fighting them every step of the way. All the doom and gloom the donald predicted will happen if the dems get into power....we're still waiting.
Who to vote for? A lot depends on one’s personal politics. A lot of the left’s policies are totally unacceptable to quite a lot of voters. In our two-party system, the only realistic option is the right or the Republicans. The reverse is also true when the rights policies and agenda become unacceptable. There is a huge amount of folks in the middle between the agenda and politics offered by both major parties. They think both parties now represent the extremes. Who do you vote for if you believe both major parties are made up of extremist? Or as is the case for a lot of swing voters, they support the democrats on some issues, but are against the democrats on others. They also support the GOP on some issues while opposing them on others. Not everyone is a loyal partisan of one or the other party. In fact, Gallup lists independents, the non-affiliated, the less to non-partisans as making up 42% of the electorate today as both major party’s base shrinks.

I think the problem is both parties think everyone should be marching lock step with them with no dissent allowed. It is my opinion both major parties want power, and both want to rule with little to no opposition. Both will do everything possible to gain a political advantage over the other.

I do, however, think a lot of these non-affiliated, the less to non-partisan swing voters have moved toward voting Democratic over the last 6 years. It isn’t that they’re voting for the democrats or their agenda, they’re voting against Trump, Trump’s endorsed candidates and a Trump led party. Even I have moved toward voting Democratic more and more, only because of Trump. It isn’t I support the Democrats, they’re the lesser of two evils in my book. The party I want to lose the least, not win, but lose the least. In short, our two-party system sucks. But that is what it is. I do miss the long ago era when the Democratic Party was the big tent party and not a party of just progressives and ultra-liberalism. But with Trump around, the Democratic Party has become the least worse party. One’s doesn’t vote for anything these days, just against, voting for the party one wants to lose the least, not win, but lose the least.
 

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It's the growth of pro-Republican, anti-Democrat mass media, pure and simple. The Fox News, talk radio, radicalized propagandists, now with Newsmax, OAN and more added in for good measure. It's created a cult machine information bubble creating an army of people who are delusional.
 

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The GOP lost its mind after Obama got elected and dropped all pretense of “we want the same things we just disagree on how to get there”
The GOP lost its mind a century earlier. When it supported corporatist Republicans from the late 1800'sthrough Hoover, and then with FDR, opposed him, and then bought into the red scare and McCarthyism and John Bircher, and then Barry "Extremism is no vice" Goldwater against JFK, and stood by Nixon in Watergate, and cheered Reagan's crimes, and impeached Bill Clinton and backed Newt Gingrich, and then Bush 43 then the tea party...
 

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Let's be honest, it's not just them it is also the republican politicians themselves. Agnew's vitriol was epic long before trump, nixon had his enemies list, reagan taught the base to not trust the government, the government was the problem. W lied us into a war and crashed the economy and then they inflicted trump on us. The gop has been rotten to the core for a long time in my opinion and now they don't even try hiding it.
And let us never forget VP Dearth Cheney, who told Patrick Leahy "Go **** Yourself" right on the floor of the Senate.
 

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Killing your opposition, literally, murder. How is this talk even tolerated? You folks on the right tell us about your great patriotism while you're beating the hell out of cops on the steps of the capitol building for god's sake. Every day on here it is one complaint after another, nothing good to say about america, every single day. They offer us nothing but their desire to rule.
Well, they also offer us the repeal of Roe, Griswold, Obergefell, and probably Brown vs Board of Education.

A race back to the gilded age.
 
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