The government fears an informed public

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  1. Stonewall

    Stonewall New Member

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    They may or may not vote for the same outcome, depending on their personal views, but they'll actually be making an informed decision either way.

    Either that, or they'll be voted out of office in favor of someone who doesn't make unattainable promises or irrational arguments.
     
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    My Fing ID Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Really? You don't see the left using fear of guns to get votes by saying they'll ban scarey looking rifles, a measure which would have no impact in daily gun violence. You don't see the right wing going off about how Muslims are scary, violent, and how we need to "fight them over there before they come over here" despite the fact that the nation is filled with Muslims who aren't running around killing people and those in the third world (*)(*)(*)(*) holes we keep attacking are so poor they couldn't get here if they wanted to. They both sell fear. If you can't see that then you're the perfect voter.
     
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    Giftedone Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Aside from your well thought out and informative response ;) Both the Red and Blue engage mostly in meaningless platitude speak.

    "We will make America Great Again" Emotion much ?

    I stand for:

    "Security for the Nation"
    "Strong National Defense"
    "Robust Economy - Good jobs for everyone"

    blah blah blah blah ... Like who doesn't want this ?

    When I look Left - I see a bunch of puppets worshiping the Oligopoly-Bureaucracy Fusion Monster that runs this country. I see them trampling on the Constitution - individual rights and freedoms, and increasing police powers towards a more totalitarian style of Gov't/ Police State.

    I see regulations and tax laws influenced by the Monster to stunt the free market, keep out competition, and create a society of indentured slavery.

    When I look Right I see exactly the same thing.
     
  4. jdog

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    The governments educational system is modeled after the 1820's Prussian system designed to produce docile workers and solders who would follow orders without questions. It is the governments number one tool to keep the people ignorant and compliant.
     
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    Yes they do.
     
  6. Texas Republican

    Texas Republican Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    The American education system has been dumbing us down for 50 years.

    Yes, the government wants us stupid and dependent on them.
     
  7. Ralphw62

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    nice post. we need to open our eyes and ears fast of its really going to be over....
     
  8. Sharpie

    Sharpie Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    I agree in part that the highest powers in the land conspire to keep the middle class down. I would also allow that all many people in the middle class want is a home, family, annual vacation, and a job that doesn't shame them. But I think it has now backfired.

    Now that people DON'T have those elements in their lives, and promises of economic recovery are obviously exaggerated, folks are getting agitated.
    What everyone has in common is stress over a diminishing life, even though we may look to different candidates as a solution to our discomfort.

    This time around, we have more information available to us in the 24/7 news cycles and in the Internet. The result of that information is that citizens who a seeking relief and leadership through their chosen candidates are up in arms over the entire election process with it's "games", buying delegates, and convoluted rules. The middle class is putting the evil eye on the establishment.
     
  9. ChristopherABrown

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    Which is exactly why states citizens need to end the abridging of the PURPOSE of free speech.
    That is done as part of the preparation for Article V with the strategy for our lawful and peaceful revolution.
     
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    Didn't the IRS go after people, oh yes, the tea party. I guess they didn't want us to hear what they had to say.
     
  11. ChristopherABrown

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    A sh*t ton of nonsense, with a handful or two of gems.

    We actually do not need to know the problems, we need the solutions.

    We need the critical thinking to identify solutions.

    We need a place to assemble where accountability creates agreement and action.
     

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