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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-02-11 07:17 PM
Response to Reply #37
39.  What I was trying to hint at is that being the self appointed morality police
on DU is pure conceit. You imply that you're somehow better than people who might express their anger in terms that are less than you deem saintly.

And I'm not offended since I don't care much what the morality police deem appropriate.
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  -Can we keep away from threats of violence, even in jest? Courtesy Flush  Nov-02-11 01:49 PM   #0 
  - I concur.  Richardo   Nov-02-11 01:50 PM   #1 
  - Do we have guillotines around ready to be used on the rich? Isn't that just a metaphoric  FSogol   Nov-02-11 01:52 PM   #2 
  - That's what Palin's people would have said about the crosshairs map.  TheWraith   Nov-02-11 02:08 PM   #13 
  - Again - we don't HAVE guillotines. They HAVE guns.  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-02-11 02:21 PM   #20 
     - You're splitting hairs to ignore the point. nt  TheWraith   Nov-02-11 02:27 PM   #22 
        - Splitting crosshairs, even.  Robb   Nov-02-11 03:40 PM   #36 
        - Splitting hairs:  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-03-11 09:10 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-02-11 02:31 PM   #25 
     - LOL, I don't know why the right even bothers criticizing us, we do a good enough job ourselves.  FSogol   Nov-02-11 02:44 PM   #27 
  - Agreed.  redqueen   Nov-02-11 01:52 PM   #3 
  - They will crack down no matter what we say -  TBF   Nov-02-11 01:56 PM   #7 
     - Eventually, yes.  redqueen   Nov-02-11 01:59 PM   #9 
        - You don't have to give thugs "an excuse" - they will do what they want when they want -  TBF   Nov-02-11 02:01 PM   #10 
        - That wasn't cracking down.  redqueen   Nov-02-11 02:07 PM   #12 
           - Answer the question - did he do a thing to provoke that "warning shot"? nt  TBF   Nov-02-11 02:09 PM   #15 
              - deleted  redqueen   Nov-02-11 02:11 PM   #16 
        - Depends on your tactics.  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-03-11 09:14 AM   #42 
  - Someone here doesn't know their history, methinks n/t  Occulus   Nov-02-11 01:53 PM   #4 
  - Then why don't you explain it to me  Courtesy Flush   Nov-02-11 03:38 PM   #34 
  - The 1%ers built the guillotine. And the drones. And the lobbyist laws.  valerief   Nov-02-11 01:55 PM   #5 
  - The idea was a reference to the French revolution.  county worker   Nov-02-11 01:56 PM   #6 
  - Gee, ya think?  Courtesy Flush   Nov-02-11 03:05 PM   #31 
  - My view is that the 1% are the ones waging war -  TBF   Nov-02-11 01:58 PM   #8 
  - Good luck with that  gratuitous   Nov-02-11 02:05 PM   #11 
  - +1  redqueen   Nov-02-11 02:08 PM   #14 
  - I'll refrain from threats....  Bigmack   Nov-02-11 02:11 PM   #17 
  - The OWS movement is seriously non-violent, if people are  sabrina 1   Nov-02-11 02:13 PM   #18 
  - It is entirely appropriate  blindpig   Nov-02-11 02:13 PM   #19 
  - The nice thing about a democracy is that we don't need violence.  Nye Bevan   Nov-02-11 02:26 PM   #21 
  - Replace them with other capitalist tools. Big deal.  blindpig   Nov-02-11 03:39 PM   #35 
  - And if 1% succeeds in buying 50% of the votes, the other 49% are fucked. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-03-11 09:18 AM   #44 
  - There's a big difference between non-pacifism and rabble rousing.  TheWraith   Nov-02-11 02:28 PM   #23 
     - Picking a fight? This is self defence.  blindpig   Nov-02-11 03:44 PM   #38 
        - Making references to mass executions and purges is not "self defense." nt  TheWraith   Nov-02-11 08:08 PM   #40 
  - Violence is always bad, even when absolutely necessary.  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-02-11 02:29 PM   #24 
  - ''We lose all credibility when we go against our stated values.''  DeSwiss   Nov-02-11 02:34 PM   #26 
  - good idea.  Sheepshank   Nov-02-11 02:49 PM   #28 
  - if they're not scared of us, why would they change their ways?  NightWatcher   Nov-02-11 02:53 PM   #29 
  - It's not a question of credibility, it's a question of literacy...  LanternWaste   Nov-02-11 02:54 PM   #30 
  - I think handcuffs are a better image anyway...  JuniperLea   Nov-02-11 03:23 PM   #32 
  - I appreciate your sentiment and commend you on following our own advice  lunatica   Nov-02-11 03:27 PM   #33 
     - I didn't mention you specifically  Courtesy Flush   Nov-02-11 03:41 PM   #37 
        - What I was trying to hint at is that being the self appointed morality police  lunatica   Nov-02-11 07:17 PM   #39 
        - You said "We".  Iggo   Nov-03-11 09:17 AM   #43 
           - Remember the Mark Twain statement about who had the right to use "we"  hobbit709   Nov-03-11 09:22 AM   #45 
              - LOL.  Iggo   Nov-03-11 09:28 AM   #46 
 

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