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Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:32 PM

 

Ding dong, the Republican Party is dead. Ding dong, the Republican Party is dead.

They're at least going down in flames, and they're trying to pass as many anti-woman, anti-children, and those "FUCK YOU I GOT MINE" bills, but many are being shot down. For example, the Colorado Legislature just passed an anti-woman bill that I think should be shot down or declared the bill dead by the Colorado Senate which is controlled by the Democratic Party.


The Taliban-Americans are trying to shove religious beliefs to many people that doesn't like the fact that religion is being shoved in front of them. Here in Chicago (where I am visiting family), I am seeing many crazy right-wing nuts procreating and I'm not understanding WHY they must create as many children. One family (my BIL's brother) has 7 children. I see the children, and I wonder how they are going to go through life being forced to live by their religious beliefs. Children should have a choice. I did - I chose not to believe, and I reject religion because they do not have all the answers that science already provided.

Karl Marx said it right - "Religious distress is at the same time the expression of real distress and the protest against real distress. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people. The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is required for their real happiness. The demand to give up the illusion about its condition is the demand to give up a condition which needs illusions."

I don't know if that makes me an Marxist, but his ideas seem to be fitting better and better all the time with the current situation.



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Reply Ding dong, the Republican Party is dead. Ding dong, the Republican Party is dead. (Original post)
anti-alec Mar 2012 OP
mucifer Mar 2012 #1
truedelphi Mar 2012 #2
onethatcares Mar 2012 #3
LiberalLoner Mar 2012 #5
Vincardog Mar 2012 #6
The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2012 #4
anti-alec Mar 2012 #7
kestrel91316 Mar 2012 #8
anti-alec Mar 2012 #9
gordianot Mar 2012 #11
dionysus Mar 2012 #10
Speck Tater Mar 2012 #12

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Response to anti-alec (Original post)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:39 PM

2. Pew Survey explains something very important Summer 2008 -

36 % of all Americans consider themselves to be Democrats.

24% consider themselves to be Republicans.

The majority of Americans, that remaining 40%, are not able to cheer endlessly for either party. As after all, both parties are guilty of "small" relentless activities like voting in the Patriot Act, the endless wars, the continual outsourcing of jobs, the endless war on marijuana, even in states that mandated its use be non-criminal activity, et al.

And yeah, the Republicans are anti-women. So they'll be shot down. The real problem facing the nation is to get more Democrats in office that step away from the fascist, Totalitarian state activities that are now seen to be the rule of the land.

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Response to anti-alec (Original post)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:39 PM

3. how the hell do you feed 7 children.

just wondering.

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Response to onethatcares (Reply #3)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:45 PM

5. Well, I heard some right-wing men quite a few years ago now saying

how legalizing child porn would create jobs and help support families.

(And yes, I hate those right-wing men and all others like them with a white hot hatred.)

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Response to onethatcares (Reply #3)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:47 PM

6. My mother fed 10 by boiling the shit out of big pots of things.

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Response to anti-alec (Original post)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:43 PM

4. Diderot said it another way:

“Mankind shall not be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.”

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #4)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 04:50 PM

7. Diderot was a genius

 

When he said this. He foresaw the future.

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Response to anti-alec (Original post)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 05:05 PM

8. I wouldn't know. I've never read a word of Marx, and have no plans to.

You ARE aware that "Democratic" does not equal "Marxist", right?

Just checking. I rarely see Marx mentioned here other than by new DUers who seem to not understand the difference.

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #8)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 05:33 PM

9. I am a member of DSA.

 

So I know exactly what you are talking about.

It's just that I'm not happy with the concept of religion forced upon us today.

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #8)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 05:47 PM

11. Marx would have been appalled by those who established so called Marxist government.

What they ended up with was an elaborate oligarchy, cult leader worship not so different than the social welfare state for ultra wealthy so called capitalist, commonly found in places who profess to hate Marx. Poor Carl failed to consider human behavior in his equation dealing with his own species of vicious apes and their alpha male leaders. If you read Marx it does not make you a Maxist. I prefer Animal Farm.

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Sat Mar 17, 2012, 05:45 PM

10. you don't need to be a cardboard cutout comrade to think religion is a fairy tale...

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Response to anti-alec (Original post)

Sat Mar 17, 2012, 07:55 PM

12. I would no sooner force my lack of belief on another,

 

than to accept them forcing their superstitions on me. But freedom means they have the right to choose their own delusions. The "abolition of religion" can not work any more than prohibition worked, or the war on drugs is working. If that's the "opium" the people want, then better to let them have it until such time as we can improve public education enough that they outgrow it of their own accord. To try to abolish it would only result in more hatred and violence.

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