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Your country on Democrats ... Your country on Republicans

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Reply Your country on Democrats ... Your country on Republicans (Original post)
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 OP
freshwest Dec 2012 #1
indepat Dec 2012 #2
freshwest Dec 2012 #9
Scurrilous Dec 2012 #3
LeftInTX Dec 2012 #4
NRaleighLiberal Dec 2012 #5
freshwest Dec 2012 #7
amuse bouche Dec 2012 #6
lame54 Dec 2012 #8
WhoIsNumberNone Dec 2012 #10
jmowreader Dec 2012 #14
WhoIsNumberNone Dec 2012 #21
WhoIsNumberNone Dec 2012 #22
HuskyOffset Dec 2012 #31
They_Live Dec 2012 #41
wickerwoman Dec 2012 #18
Raffi Ella Dec 2012 #42
jmowreader Dec 2012 #11
bonniebgood Dec 2012 #12
Mnpaul Dec 2012 #13
SHRED Dec 2012 #15
wake.up.america Dec 2012 #16
savebigbird Dec 2012 #17
jmowreader Dec 2012 #28
Kennah Dec 2012 #32
jmowreader Dec 2012 #38
quinnox Dec 2012 #19
demwing Dec 2012 #20
Historic NY Dec 2012 #27
caseymoz Dec 2012 #37
harmonicon Dec 2012 #58
demwing Dec 2012 #64
harmonicon Dec 2012 #68
Coyotl Dec 2012 #23
Rozlee Dec 2012 #24
harmonicon Dec 2012 #59
DebJ Dec 2012 #25
yardwork Dec 2012 #26
Wolf Frankula Dec 2012 #29
lrellok Dec 2012 #30
dorksied Dec 2012 #33
GTurck Dec 2012 #34
Little Star Dec 2012 #35
caseymoz Dec 2012 #36
wickerwoman Dec 2012 #47
cascadiance Dec 2012 #57
SunSeeker Dec 2012 #51
pandr32 Dec 2012 #39
pandr32 Dec 2012 #40
woo me with science Dec 2012 #43
subterranean Dec 2012 #44
Tx4obama Dec 2012 #45
SunSeeker Dec 2012 #52
zentrum Dec 2012 #46
Glassunion Dec 2012 #48
HughBeaumont Dec 2012 #49
Kablooie Dec 2012 #50
Liberal In Texas Dec 2012 #53
Initech Dec 2012 #54
Liberal In Texas Dec 2012 #55
harmonicon Dec 2012 #56
Cha Dec 2012 #60
demwing Dec 2012 #65
Cha Dec 2012 #66
demwing Dec 2012 #67
Jamaal510 Dec 2012 #61
former_con Dec 2012 #62
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 #63
cecilfirefox Dec 2012 #69

Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:11 PM

1. Yes, there is a difference.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:34 PM

2. And the differences are every bit as stark as depicted

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Response to indepat (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:00 PM

9. Agreed. The oppressive one is owned by the greedy old patricians.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:37 PM

3. K & R

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:45 PM

4. Only one payday loan?

My neighborhood has about 20 of those

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:47 PM

5. Bedford Falls vs Pottersville, indeed.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:58 PM

7. Perfect analogy. First one, still fighting them off. Second, battle lost because of lost hope.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:54 PM

6. No doubt about it..under Rethugs, it's Pottersville

Scary

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:00 PM

8. on the repug side...

where are the castles of gold in the gated community?

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:16 PM

10. They left out the tenement house for the poor people

Or is that what the republicans building off in the distance?

Also, the republican side needs a big, for-profit industrial prison.

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Response to WhoIsNumberNone (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:28 PM

14. It's there. See "The Projects"?

What the Republicans are building off in the distance is either a strip mine or a housing development for Californians who sold their houses and moved out of state.

This is kind of funny: North Idaho has had, in the last decade or so, a major influx of California Republicans. The fuckers sell their houses for very high prices, run up here, and push up the real estate values with all the money they bring in. (Right now, you can get far more house for your money if you buy in Spokane County, Washington, than in Kootenai County, Idaho...and the two counties touch. And the two counties have very similar topography...but the Republicans don't want to live in a place with a Democratic majority, which Washington has even though it's 200 miles away.) The California Republicans say they can get these prices because "no one wants to live in California anymore." Guys, guys, guys...if no one wanted to live in California no one would have paid you a million-five for your house. The reality is Republicans are like the villains in a sci-fi flick...the Empire in Star Wars, the Klingons in Star Trek or maybe the Spaceballs. They go somewhere, destroy it and move on...and right now, where they've moved is Idaho.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #14)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:57 PM

21. I've been likening them to these guys for quite some time...

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #14)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:58 PM

22. And these guys for even longer....

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Response to WhoIsNumberNone (Reply #22)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 01:35 AM

31. Yes!

Combine that movie ("They Live") with Idiocracy and I think you've got America's future if the Rebublican party gets its way.

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Response to HuskyOffset (Reply #31)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:56 AM

41. it's already uncomfortably close

to both of those films. time to turn this thing around.

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Response to WhoIsNumberNone (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:00 PM

18. Also the army recruitment centre.

That dumpster diver looks fit enough to serve his country.

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Response to wickerwoman (Reply #18)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 11:21 AM

42. yeah,

the right side needs a military industrial complex for their never ending war profiteering and the left needs a higher education center.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:16 PM

11. Not nearly enough gun stores on the Republican side

And where's the McJobs and Day Labor place?

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:25 PM

12. Where is the single woman and her 6 children sitting on the

street curb with a beggar's cup for food and shelter?

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:27 PM

13. Red or Blue?

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:52 PM

15. should read under left and under right

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 07:18 PM

16. Great. That illustrates my sentiments exactly.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 07:41 PM

17. Has anyone else noticed...

...that the left side features buildings which are all about the same height, while the right side's buildings are all different heights?

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Response to savebigbird (Reply #17)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 10:59 PM

28. That's how Republicans build

That thing running down the middle is a river, correct? Because Being Able To See The Water is a valuable thing in Repukeland, every time Republicans build a building in an area with a lake, river, swamp, ocean, creek, large chuckhole or sewage lagoon they build a shortish building next to the water feature, then every building after that is taller so the residents can see the water.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #28)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:02 AM

32. That's way more involved than my explanation.

I was going with the "My dick's bigger" approach to building in GOPland.

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Response to Kennah (Reply #32)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:13 AM

38. That too

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:02 PM

19. I love it, and oh so true

 

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:23 PM

20. Apparently, only Republicans

have churches, or smoke and drink.

And Dems only eat organic.

Nice stereotypes...

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Response to demwing (Reply #20)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 10:55 PM

27. Churches down on the other side of town away from the strip clubs....

take the train.

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Response to demwing (Reply #20)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 09:32 AM

37. A televangelist church.


If you look at which side televangelist churches support, it's a bit closer to the truth.

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Response to demwing (Reply #20)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:25 PM

58. Yeah...

I look at it like an illustration to show that Democrats are prudish assholes. I don't get why people like this little picture. I think it's insulting on so many levels.

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Response to harmonicon (Reply #58)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:02 PM

64. Right?

Makes us look like sanctimonious hipsters

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Response to demwing (Reply #64)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 01:34 AM

68. Something like that.

Where did the ore come from to make the steal to build the track and the cars for the light rail? Mining has to happen. Oil drilling has to happen. Chemical manufacturing has to happen. Those are all pretty great things. What's not pretty great is giving them insane government subsidies and favouring them over more sustainable alternatives when alternatives are available. It's things like this that can make blue collar workers turn away from the Democratic party, which is a shame, because Republicans really will fuck them over.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:30 PM

23. "Junk in the Box" LOL

Double meanings there.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:59 PM

24. Hey, you forgot a few stoners.

Maybe they've got some primo good stuff growing in the community garden. The pill heads would be on the Rethug side.

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Response to Rozlee (Reply #24)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:27 PM

59. Oh, yeah dude, 'cause kind bud is totally like from mother nature, man.

People who want to get high in other ways are just total downers, bro.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 10:47 PM

25. Missing gun shops on the right side. n/t

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 10:55 PM

26. There's a lot of truth in this.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 11:41 PM

29. You forgot the Locally Owned Microbrewery

on the Democratic side.

Wolf

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 12:22 AM

30. truth

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 05:20 AM

33. This is inaccurate. The right would be massing an army to slaughter the left and take their stuff.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 07:36 AM

34. Just a bit...

hyperbolic? Still the evidence so far is that Republican leaders really do think their version is good business and we will get used to the downsides...or at least accept them in order to have more things.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 07:39 AM

35. Love this!!! k&r

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 09:28 AM

36. Why is the strip club a Republican thing?


Meese Commission? Seems to me the sex industry is both non- and bi-partisan.

If not for that, I'd say thumbs up.

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Response to caseymoz (Reply #36)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 01:27 PM

47. Hypocrisy.

There actually are more strip clubs in the Bible belt, they are better attended and porn sales are higher.

All of that holier than thou bullshit is really overcompensation. Look at all of the vehement anti-gay preachers who are secret closet cases.

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Response to wickerwoman (Reply #47)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:23 PM

57. Portland, OR has more strip clubs than churches...

... and many people here know it to be a pretty liberal town. Though the hypocrisy component is correct, I don't think that this business sector necessarily is prominent just by political persuasion of the surrounding community.

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Response to caseymoz (Reply #36)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:31 PM

51. Utah has the highest online porn consumption.

Must be all that misogyny and repressed sexuality.

From the Salt Lake Tribune:
"Utah is No. 1 - for online pornography consumption"
http://www.sltrib.com/ci_11821265

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:55 AM

39. The truth is that the neighborhood on the right will collapse quickly--

just like our economy did.
I've been keeping track of the "businesses" I pass by and find that just about all the "ma and pa" businesses are corporate franchises, and a lot of new strip malls sit have empty. After rezoning agricultural land or tracks of trees to build them and put in the parking lots for the large gas-guzzling vehicles, there is no chance for someone who wants to start a boutique, a mom who wants to open a consignment children's clothes store, a local grocer, a cafe/gallery, etc., to afford the leases costs and terms to get into those empty spots and start one-of-a-kind businesses that give our communities flavor and uniqueness. We are all slaves to the corporate empire and our "majesty" of shining beauty across the land is already mostly gone--and the remainder is already eyed for exploitation.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:56 AM

40. Oops...meant "half empty"

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 11:38 AM

43. I wish that were still true.

Unfortunately, we now have a largely corporate-controlled neoDemocratic party that is supporting most of the same economic, war, and police state policies as Republicans.

Our infrastructure is crumbling and our President and corporate Democrats in Congress are supporting more oil drilling, privatization of the Gulf of Mexico, job-killing free trade agreements, corporate education deform, big agriculture, for-profit health insurance, militarized police departments, surveillance drones in our skies, warrantless surveillance of emails and phone calls and internet use, coordinated federal spying and assaults on protesters, indefinite detention, billions more for war and Israel, austerity budgets and slashing of block grants and social programs in an economy that has already devastated its middle class, and assaults on Social Security.

I long for the old Democratic Party, whose policies would create a picture like this.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 12:37 PM

44. There would be no library on the Republican side.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 01:00 PM

45. There needs to be a liquor/cigarette store on the left too !!! :)


Some of us Democrats drink and smoke too

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #45)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:32 PM

52. And a "Smoke Shop."

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 01:25 PM

46. At least as the Dems used to be

Can't count on members of the current crop. The picture applies to the democratic wing of the Democratic Party.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 01:43 PM

48. I'm assuming the coffee house house has free wifi, but where is the clothing optional beach?

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 01:43 PM

49. Unfortunately, seeing too few "left sides" and waaaaaay too many "right sides" . . .

. . . primarily thanks to the "good" folks in the "IGotMine" estates that thought Bewsh 43 was the key to salvation, gobs of money and the country club entrance.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:06 PM

50. Potterville nt

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:50 PM

53. The right side needs a prison

Brilliant piece of work though.

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Response to Liberal In Texas (Reply #53)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:53 PM

54. Correction: The right side needs a prison corporation.

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Response to Initech (Reply #54)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:56 PM

55. LOL

Yes it would be privatized.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:18 PM

56. I've seen this before, and I fail to get it, really.

I'd choose to live on the Republican side. It has a public housing apartment building and a liquor and cigarette store.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:42 PM

60. Whoa.. excellent graphic!

Thank you, p2BlK!

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Response to Cha (Reply #60)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:06 PM

65. Excellent?

lol, whatever

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Response to demwing (Reply #65)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 10:32 PM

66. "lol, whatever"? Yeah, Excellent.

To show the stark difference between the two cultures.

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Response to Cha (Reply #66)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 12:35 AM

67. OK!

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 04:06 PM

61. The Republican library is open only 2 hours a week??


BTW whoever made this pic could've also included a church and a liquor store on the Dem side. There are some of us who are religious and/or drink and smoke.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 04:33 PM

62. Nice graphic

Seems nearly impossible for them to defend that crap but they do, I used to, I have seen the light enough is enough.

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Response to former_con (Reply #62)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:32 PM

63. Welcome to DU!

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 01:57 AM

69. lol, priceless- totally going to my fb. nt

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