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pintobean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-25-11 07:10 AM
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39. Working people are stupid?
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  -I can't for the life of me figure out how 'conservatives' have convinced working people Fuzz  Feb-24-11 08:40 PM   #0 
  - Sometimes you just can't fix stupid.  Historic NY   Feb-24-11 08:45 PM   #1 
  - Working people are stupid?  pintobean   Feb-25-11 07:10 AM   #39 
     - Apparently Republican working people are..  Bandit   Feb-25-11 07:26 AM   #45 
     - Fear!  pbrower2a   Feb-25-11 08:36 AM   #54 
     - "Working people" who vote Republican are stupid.  _ed_   Feb-25-11 09:52 AM   #56 
  - Most of us don't get it either  Armstead   Feb-24-11 08:46 PM   #2 
  - Fear and disinformation mostly  Jmaxfie1   Feb-24-11 08:48 PM   #3 
  - And...  GoCubsGo   Feb-25-11 07:15 AM   #41 
  - Robert Reich explains it well  handmade34   Feb-24-11 08:49 PM   #4 
  - And when you say that, you apparently don't have to say anything more...  Orrex   Feb-24-11 09:29 PM   #25 
     - Let me see if I can help her out...  Flubadubya   Feb-26-11 11:12 AM   #86 
        - Thanks!  Orrex   Feb-26-11 11:17 AM   #88 
           - Most welcome...  Flubadubya   Feb-26-11 11:24 AM   #89 
  - I don't get it either.  NOLALady   Feb-24-11 08:49 PM   #5 
  - C'mon now....you know exactly how they do it.  jaysunb   Feb-24-11 08:51 PM   #6 
  - But sharing and greed can't be it because so many of them don't have anything, yet  Fuzz   Feb-24-11 08:57 PM   #10 
  - See # 1  jaysunb   Feb-24-11 09:05 PM   #13 
  - Add fear to the list...  Phentex   Feb-25-11 06:34 AM   #37 
  - I was hoping somebody else would say it so I wouldn't have to.  Solomon   Feb-25-11 07:18 AM   #42 
  - Sadly, you've got it, my friend.  TahitiNut   Feb-25-11 08:09 AM   #50 
  - Welcome home...  jaysunb   Feb-25-11 07:34 PM   #78 
     - No worries, mate.  TahitiNut   Feb-26-11 06:13 AM   #83 
  - "Look, over there!... They make more, have more then you. Don't you just hate that? Don't you  Kip Humphrey   Feb-25-11 08:13 AM   #52 
  - In two ways:  Lyric   Feb-24-11 08:51 PM   #7 
  - I forgot who it was the other night on MSNBC who talked about "narrative reality" vs "real reality"  deutsey   Feb-25-11 07:39 AM   #46 
  - That's it in a nut shell.  BobbyBoring   Feb-26-11 11:29 AM   #90 
  - "God, Guns, and Guts" I believe is the explanatory slogan.  WinkyDink   Feb-24-11 08:52 PM   #8 
  - "God, Guns, and GAYS" n/t  Lil Missy   Feb-24-11 09:06 PM   #14 
     - No; the slogan I used refers to that to which the ignorant masses ADHERE.  WinkyDink   Feb-26-11 11:14 AM   #87 
  - There will always be chickens  joeunderdog   Feb-24-11 08:53 PM   #9 
  - Because the puppet MASTERS behind the Republican......  socialist_n_TN   Feb-24-11 08:57 PM   #11 
  - Spin-doctors.  socialshockwave   Feb-24-11 09:01 PM   #12 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-24-11 09:08 PM   #15 
  - all that and the growth of low wage  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-24-11 09:10 PM   #16 
  - They don't teach civics in school anymore for a reason...  kentuck   Feb-24-11 09:11 PM   #17 
  - Simply asserting that you know what "their interests" are doesn't help  Recursion   Feb-24-11 09:12 PM   #18 
  - I cited two, those not enough to get started?  Fuzz   Feb-24-11 09:23 PM   #22 
  - I'm beginning to wonder if you seriously don't WANT to get it.  ClassWarrior   Feb-25-11 12:07 AM   #33 
  - Well said.  ClassWarrior   Feb-24-11 10:59 PM   #31 
  - Obedience  Gregorian   Feb-24-11 09:14 PM   #19 
  - It's all just a big football game?  moondust   Feb-24-11 09:22 PM   #20 
  - another thing I just thought of, is that the  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-24-11 09:22 PM   #21 
  - Hate always works.  RagAss   Feb-24-11 09:24 PM   #23 
  - Consider the evolving science of manufactured consent  Newest Reality   Feb-24-11 09:28 PM   #24 
  - +1  snot   Feb-25-11 05:07 PM   #76 
  - Read "Don't Think of an Elephant" by George Lakoff, "Conservatives Without Conscience"...  ClassWarrior   Feb-24-11 09:33 PM   #26 
  - That is the answer, excellent phrase, I'll remember that ....  MicaelS   Feb-25-11 04:33 AM   #36 
  - Repukes are experts  customerserviceguy   Feb-24-11 09:54 PM   #27 
  - Guns, God, Gays, Greed...  ljm2002   Feb-24-11 10:36 PM   #28 
  - Along with "false patriotisim" and xenophopia  JoePhilly   Feb-25-11 07:19 AM   #43 
     - In all fairness  du_da   Feb-25-11 08:08 AM   #49 
        - Except ...  JoePhilly   Feb-25-11 02:25 PM   #71 
           - Do you realize  du_da   Feb-25-11 08:39 PM   #80 
              - Sure, that's what happened ...  JoePhilly   Feb-26-11 08:55 AM   #84 
                 - Go back and reread my post then your response  du_da   Feb-26-11 11:00 AM   #85 
                    - The tone is very key.  JoePhilly   Feb-26-11 03:41 PM   #91 
                       - I don't disagree with you  du_da   Feb-27-11 12:17 AM   #92 
  - Do conservatives not belong to unions? Not collect SS? Not get their houses foreclosed?  Canuckistanian   Feb-24-11 10:37 PM   #29 
  - Followers  KT2000   Feb-24-11 10:46 PM   #30 
  - "many people just do not like any other people except family - if that"  raccoon   Feb-25-11 10:54 AM   #64 
  - I think they haven't read enough history.  OnionPatch   Feb-24-11 11:37 PM   #32 
  - Once you understand the belief system of your audience,  OnyxCollie   Feb-25-11 12:41 AM   #34 
  - Maybe they figure the Democrats have moved so far right in the last  ipaint   Feb-25-11 04:08 AM   #35 
  - Too many complicated answers to a simple problem, imo.  Shandris   Feb-25-11 07:05 AM   #38 
  - It boggles the mind. Take abortion and health care.  Vinca   Feb-25-11 07:13 AM   #40 
  - They learned a long time ago that most people aren't swayed by logical arguments  deutsey   Feb-25-11 07:24 AM   #44 
  - the american president  rdking647   Feb-25-11 07:40 AM   #47 
  - "White collar, blue collar, these are people of modest means..."  IDemo   Feb-25-11 08:07 AM   #48 
  - The big 3 of tyranny, Race, Religion and Money  ksilvas   Feb-25-11 08:12 AM   #51 
  - they did the same with healthcare  spanone   Feb-25-11 08:14 AM   #53 
  - The Right in this country has spent the last forty years propagandizing  QC   Feb-25-11 08:57 AM   #55 
  - Well . . . the simplest explanation is that starting with the Civil Rights  mistertrickster   Feb-25-11 09:52 AM   #57 
  - Guns, Abortion, I don't like the D candidate  Omaha Steve   Feb-25-11 09:55 AM   #58 
  - It's because in America NICE = PUSSY / WEAK  flamingdem   Feb-25-11 09:55 AM   #59 
  - Actually there is really mostly one reason FOX NEWS  flamingdem   Feb-25-11 09:55 AM   #60 
  - One issue, abortion. They vote against their best interests because the right wants to abolish  sarcasmo   Feb-25-11 09:58 AM   #61 
  - They nakedly assert that the profit motive is natural law.  bigmonkey   Feb-25-11 10:18 AM   #62 
  - The fascists spent the 80s and 90s buying control of broadcast newsmedia. That's HOW they did it  blm   Feb-25-11 10:23 AM   #63 
  - I think one of the biggest reasons is this:  HughBeaumont   Feb-25-11 11:26 AM   #65 
  - The Dumbing down of America ...  GeorgeGist   Feb-25-11 11:40 AM   #66 
  - They wrapped themselves in a flag and carried around a cross...  cynatnite   Feb-25-11 11:42 AM   #67 
  - Abortion!!!!! Guns!!!!!!! Gays!!!!!!!  Zoeisright   Feb-25-11 11:50 AM   #68 
  - Propaganda. Really well crafted, profuse and loud lying in many venues. (nt)  ehrnst   Feb-25-11 12:18 PM   #69 
  - An old Russian joke ...  eppur_se_muova   Feb-25-11 01:58 PM   #70 
  - Propaganda  LiberalEsto   Feb-25-11 02:58 PM   #72 
  - Spelled out right in their name, 1st three letters in fact  Cherchez la Femme   Feb-25-11 04:38 PM   #73 
  - History has plenty of examples, for instance pre-WWII Germany  StarburstClock   Feb-25-11 04:40 PM   #74 
  - Bingo !  jaysunb   Feb-25-11 11:22 PM   #82 
  - I think maybe they just hate liberals so much that they don't really care.  Vinee   Feb-25-11 04:45 PM   #75 
  - You provided one reason yourself.  BreweryYardRat   Feb-25-11 06:02 PM   #77 
  - the media the media the media  upi402   Feb-25-11 07:38 PM   #79 
  - television and media  datasuspect   Feb-25-11 08:49 PM   #81 
  - I'm in Wisconsin  mockmonkey   Feb-27-11 12:37 AM   #93 
 

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