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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-27-11 11:11 PM
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26. Anger is rarely productive
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  -SHUT IT DOWN! better days ahead  Jul-27-11 10:02 PM   #0 
  - ....  TK421   Jul-27-11 10:03 PM   #1 
  - That's what I hear from tea baggers.  FarPoint   Jul-27-11 10:08 PM   #2 
  - you hear them demanding that entitlements not be cut?  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 10:10 PM   #5 
  - I feel as angry as you. But angrier still at how STUPID Americans are to be so easily deluded  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 10:09 PM   #3 
  - they are propagandized 24/7/365  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 10:13 PM   #8 
  - But to be propagandized one has to first be stupid, no?? I mean, you're not led by propaganda  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 10:51 PM   #14 
     - no. just human  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:03 PM   #21 
     - How delusional can humans be? I question everything. I don't know how some just automatically  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:17 PM   #32 
     - we are very emotional beings  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:19 PM   #34 
     - If you're right, all is lost. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:22 PM   #36 
        - no, we just need to learn how to leverage it, too  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:24 PM   #37 
           - leverage it? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:26 PM   #38 
              - use it as effectively as TPTB to get the message out that they are being lied to and ripped off  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:28 PM   #39 
                 - I disagree. Libs are not generally given to organizing Ministries of Disinformation...  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:30 PM   #40 
                    - true. but that is not what i am saying, i am saying we need to COMMUNICATE an alternative naritive  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:33 PM   #42 
                       - Give me 1 example. Right now I think Americans are so stupid and ignorant...  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:34 PM   #47 
                          - are you American?  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:39 PM   #51 
                             - Huh? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:42 PM   #53 
                                - you just said you think americans are stupid, and i am arguing tht most are not  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:46 PM   #54 
                                   - Maybe not, but then why have they been voting for 31 years against themselves?  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:47 PM   #55 
                                      - i already told you  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:50 PM   #57 
                                         - Makes no sense to me. I get the same propaganda, and so do you.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:55 PM   #59 
                                         - thats right, and they got most just wanting them to pass ANYTHING to avoid a 'CRISIS'  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:58 PM   #60 
                                         - But we're getting that propaganda and we're not reacting that way. That's what I'm getting at.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-28-11 07:09 AM   #75 
                                         - Most are reacting out of fear and that's the plan. Threaten SS checks not going out unless a deal  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-28-11 07:36 AM   #84 
     - No one is immune to propaganda. Even those who 'question everything'.  RadiationTherapy   Jul-28-11 07:21 AM   #79 
     - You're right -- we're all susceptible. nt  gateley   Jul-28-11 12:15 AM   #63 
     - Do you honestly think you've never fallen victim to propaganda?  Hippo_Tron   Jul-28-11 12:30 AM   #67 
     - Not if the propaganda is clever enough  nxylas   Jul-28-11 07:29 AM   #82 
  - Anger is rarely productive  jberryhill   Jul-27-11 11:11 PM   #26 
  - Oh I wouldn't say that. Look at the French Revolution. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-27-11 11:18 PM   #33 
  - Lots of passion and executions, leading to a military dictatorship  jberryhill   Jul-27-11 11:33 PM   #43 
     - And some pretty bloody warefare in Europe for several years.  Adsos Letter   Jul-28-11 01:53 AM   #73 
     - Yes, and look at countries (like Germany and the Third Reich) that didn't protest Hitler  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-28-11 07:15 AM   #76 
  - emotion is very POWERFUL  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:21 PM   #35 
     - So are your meds  jberryhill   Jul-27-11 11:34 PM   #46 
        - same to you  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:35 PM   #48 
  - They'll be pissed alright, right after those SS checks aren't deposited.  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-28-11 07:30 AM   #83 
  - fsanondmsforlife  wingzeroday   Jul-27-11 10:10 PM   #4 
  - sorry  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 10:11 PM   #7 
     - same  wingzeroday   Jul-27-11 10:15 PM   #9 
  - K&R....n/t  unkachuck   Jul-27-11 10:11 PM   #6 
  - I'm guessing this won't end well.  dgibby   Jul-27-11 10:16 PM   #10 
  - expressing an opinion is a sin?  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 10:17 PM   #11 
     - No, but espousing Tea Party talking points is. n/t  dgibby   Jul-27-11 10:21 PM   #12 
     - they are demanding that our entitlements NOT be cut? Thats news to me, but you know what they say  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 10:23 PM   #13 
        - You may think shutting down the govt is A-OK,  dgibby   Jul-27-11 10:51 PM   #16 
           - i don't think holding us hostage over a fake crisis to cut our entitlements is A-OK  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:05 PM   #22 
              - Ah, so we should shoot the hostages  jberryhill   Jul-27-11 11:12 PM   #28 
                 - liberate them by fighting back - if you aren't willing to fight back, you deserve what you get  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:14 PM   #30 
     - Yes,  Warren DeMontague   Jul-27-11 11:34 PM   #45 
  - Welcome to DU.  TroglodyteScholar   Jul-27-11 10:51 PM   #15 
  - #imNotaZombie  Blue-Jay   Jul-27-11 10:52 PM   #17 
  - So we should disband the army?  grahamhgreen   Jul-27-11 10:53 PM   #18 
  - we should fight to preserve our entitlements - if we don't we lose  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:07 PM   #24 
     - By entitlements you must mean the trillion dollar defense budget, the 60 Billion/year drug war  Warren DeMontague   Jul-27-11 11:35 PM   #49 
        - are you kidding me? I mean the ENTITLEMENTS that we have been paying for our whole working lives  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:41 PM   #52 
           - I guess I just think the framing of the word "entitlements" itself is a Right Wing frame.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-27-11 11:48 PM   #56 
              - well, no matter what you think, I am arguing that they NOT be CUT.  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:52 PM   #58 
                 - Fair 'nuff.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-28-11 12:09 AM   #61 
                    - thank you Warren  better days ahead   Jul-28-11 12:13 AM   #62 
  - Classic Derp  WilliamPitt   Jul-27-11 10:54 PM   #19 
  - .  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:06 PM   #23 
     - ...  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-28-11 07:39 AM   #85 
  - Uh . . . you're a little behind the curve. Pay attention. nt  patrice   Jul-27-11 11:03 PM   #20 
  - So, you want to take them to ZERO?  jberryhill   Jul-27-11 11:10 PM   #25 
  - I want them to FIGHT for our entitlements - not threaten us, to CUT them  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:13 PM   #29 
     - Oh, so you are out "fightin' and sacrificin'" eh  jberryhill   Jul-27-11 11:37 PM   #50 
  - LOL!  Cali_Democrat   Jul-27-11 11:12 PM   #27 
  - thank you  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:15 PM   #31 
     - well, you come in here like a drunk uncle on crack. whaddy ya expect?  spanone   Jul-27-11 11:31 PM   #41 
        - lol  better days ahead   Jul-27-11 11:33 PM   #44 
  - Understand your frustration, but the people who suffer will  gateley   Jul-28-11 12:19 AM   #64 
  - you argue for a death by a thousand cuts - i say we are already nearly bled to death, time to fight  better days ahead   Jul-28-11 12:24 AM   #65 
     - I am not arguing for death by a thousand cuts. I really wish  gateley   Jul-28-11 12:26 AM   #66 
        - Well it sounds like you are saying that we have to accept their plan to cut entitlements in order to  better days ahead   Jul-28-11 12:33 AM   #68 
           - It sounds in your mind that's what I'm saying, apparently, but  gateley   Jul-28-11 12:44 AM   #69 
              - ok. But thats what many are saying, we need to pass a bill (with cuts) to avoid a crisis  better days ahead   Jul-28-11 12:55 AM   #70 
                 - That's not what I'M saying -- I'm vehemently opposed. Like  gateley   Jul-28-11 01:06 AM   #71 
                    - right, but MANY are, especially the elite, in order to get us to accept more CUTS..  better days ahead   Jul-28-11 01:14 AM   #72 
  - Ok, better days, then you will pay my increased interest rates  DebJ   Jul-28-11 02:00 AM   #74 
  - Folks who yell shut it down  trumad   Jul-28-11 07:16 AM   #77 
  - And what would happen?  mmonk   Jul-28-11 07:18 AM   #78 
  - Defaulting on our debt will cause us to pay $100 billion more in increased interest.  FSogol   Jul-28-11 07:23 AM   #80 
  - Yup, People will be hurt either way  O_a_DEMorDINO   Jul-28-11 07:27 AM   #81 
  - Locking  Chemisse   Jul-28-11 07:47 AM   #86 

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