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Sarah Ibarruri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-11 07:15 AM
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76. Yes, and look at countries (like Germany and the Third Reich) that didn't protest Hitler
And ended up with mass genocide and horrendous things.

Revolution is not necessarily evil, and doing nothing is not necessarily the good thing you want to make it seem.
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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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