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heidler1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:37 PM
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Are the Republicans EVIL?
Un-restrained greed that the Republicans love is plain old selfishness carried to the point of being socially destructive, if anything is EVIL their greed qualifies. This EVIL greed dominates the Republican agenda regardless of religious affiliation or not. For these people religion is only a cover up for their blatant greed.

Religion is also a cover for war. Does it seem odd to you that those who support Bush's Crusade (WAR) in Iraq tend to be both the most pretentiously religious and the most greedy? IMO its consistent, but disgusting. These same Republican people use the word EVIL against those who disagree with their use of religion as part of their cover. It's a lot like using the word patriotic so as to condemn any one who disagrees with the worthiness of Bush's crusade. One thing in sympathy for Bush is non of the other crusades worked either. However Bush should have considered that fact before the invasion.
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shenmue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:41 PM
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1. Yes
Simple answer.

:7

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Yoda Yada Donating Member (474 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:42 PM
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2. Yes.
They certainly do not advocate "Peace on Earth...Goodwill Toward Men".

Now...that's not very Christian of them, is it?
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methinks2 Donating Member (894 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:42 PM
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3. The leaders are evil
The people are shallow-thinking lemmings. We are strangers in a strange land.
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Yoda Yada Donating Member (474 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:46 PM
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6. So that leads us to the question....
Who is MORE foolish?

The fool?....or
The fool(s) who follow him?


(Question compliments of Obi Wan Kenobi)
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greiner3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:48 PM
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20. I was just thinking about that book;
I haven't read it in years. Sure is pertinent in this era we find ourselves in. I grok so.
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:44 PM
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4. I wouldn't categorize "all Republicans"..
I know people who are registered "one issue only" Rethugs..

I swear.. if they took a lengthy questionnaire on where they stand on other issues, I'll bet none of them would be Rethugs. :shrug: Independents maybe... but not registered, party-line Rethugs.

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durrrty libby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:04 PM
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11. I don't buy this excuse anymore
Edited on Sat Nov-19-05 03:08 PM by durrrty libby
I know people who are registered "one issue only" Rethugs

Sorry , that is not possible because,
even if they disagree with much of the platform, they still vote it. Sort of like guilty by association.

So yes they are all evil, even if only by association. They are still enablers or really really dumb.
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:31 PM
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19. I agree with you.. but I know idiots who WON'T listen..
My sister-in-law (28) is one of them. She said she could never vote for a Democrat because people like Hillary Clinton want to abort babies from the womb when the woman is 9 months pregnant.

Where do they get this crap!?! :o

For a school teacher.. she really is lame.. because she REFUSES to believe anything other than what some rightwing wacko planted in her head.. :banghead:
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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-05 01:46 AM
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37. Nor do I
anyone who still identifies themselves as a republican is complicit in the chicanery and murderous actions
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depakid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-05 06:20 AM
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38. It's become a character issue
Edited on Sun Nov-20-05 06:22 AM by depakid
If you willingly associate with that party, then you're either:

1. ignorant of a VAST amount of readily obtainable information (which is no excuse- the Nuremberg trial began 60 years ago this day- and that's what the Germans claimed);

or

2. You agree with furthering your own narrow short term financial interest (which in the end, will probably be futile) at the expense of the vast majority of everyone else;

or

3. You agree with their abusive, irrational and (yes) evil policies that among other things- steal from everyone's children.

At this point, there's no longer any two or three ways about it- and I feel sorry for people who have to deal with family member like any of the above this week.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:44 PM
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5. short answer: YES
long answer: HELL F***ING YES
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:46 PM
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7. Yes.
They are a cancer on the nation. The last five years have made that clear.
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iwanmycntrybak Donating Member (84 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:48 PM
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8. I think all of the follow the leader
wannabe repukes are in for a big surprise when they all come to realize that the repukes are not for the working class, and figure out that they no loger have bankruptcy protection, social security, labor unions, fair wages, a clean earth, civil rights, personal and religious freedom, etc... Its all going BYE BYE, everyday a little more.
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:25 PM
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16. And we pay right along with them!
:grr: :mad: We didn't follow their corrupt greedy evil leaders. but we'll suffer all the same. Personally I think that they and they alone should pay the price for being self-serving and self-righteous. Too bad it won't work out that way. :banghead:
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indepat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:51 PM
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9. 'Pukes are warm wonderful human beings, but their entire agenda is evil
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C_U_L8R Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 02:59 PM
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10. Pure Concentrated Evil
false christians filled with hate and fear
who desire to put the world in bondage
and extract all the value and profit they
can from their spoils of their pillage.

May they all suffer unfortunate doom.
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Steely_Dan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:05 PM
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12. No
I think it's intellectually lazy to say that ALL Republicans are "evil." I mean is this a serious question? There is good and bad in every group. Believe it or not there even might be one or two evil Democrats.

-P
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Clarkie1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:06 PM
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13. No, all registered Republican voters are not evil.
However, some of the policies, such as the use of torture, promoted by Republicans in positions of power are evil.

We have to separate the policies from the people. There is good and bad in everyone.
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Disturbed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:19 PM
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15. The majority of them fit the defintion.
Definition of evil - WordReference.com Dictionary
evil Definition from dictionary. ...

that which causes harm or destruction or
misfortune
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Clarkie1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:31 PM
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18. The policies are evil, the vast majority of the people are not. n/t
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heidler1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 04:34 PM
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21. Who said "All Republicans are EVIL?" I didn't..
However the ones that still back Bush's Iraqi war methods all come pretty close. About 37% of registered voters. Of course they could be just stupid.
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meow2u3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:17 PM
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14. I don't know about all Republicans
but I do know that the Republican leadership is evil!
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 03:28 PM
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17. Yes, yes, yes.
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zonmoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 05:59 PM
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22. yes
they are evil men who worship an evil god.
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 06:20 PM
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23. yes and many more disgusting things
they are supported a mass murderer and all things that are against America.
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Lone_Wolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:10 PM
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24. All of the Repukes in the House and Senate who have been Chimp's
enabler's deserve to be tried for war crimes along with this corrupt administration. All they have done was cover up this administration's crimes against humanity.
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Humor_In_Cuneiform Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:17 PM
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25. They do evil, their actions are evil in the outcome
You can defend almost anyone by talking about their intentions, and say they want what is best for the world.

But when their actions reflect megalomania, greed, disregard for the downtrodden, a willingness to kill, invade, torture, lie, manipulate, steal elections and money and then try to cover it all up...

They drive me nuts cause they seem to believe that if they believe in God and talk about it a lot, then that makes them good.

But I believe there's a quotation about beliefs without works ain't nothin' at all.

Yes, the Neocons running our nation into the ground are EVIL INCARNATE
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Robertwf Donating Member (233 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:17 PM
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26. Evil
without a doubt they are certified, guatenteed, and verified 100% evil
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Mz Pip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:35 PM
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27. No
Like any other group they have their good people and their bad. I think the Republican leadership is certainly ethically challenged and some, like Cheney, could certainly fit the definition.

I think most people are either hopeless uninformed and just believe the spin, taking points and swiftboating of the Dems.

There are the old school Repuiblicans who really should just give it up and cross over - the ones who believe in samll government, fiscal responsibilty and an absense of government interference in their personal lives.

Mz Pip
:dem:
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tsuki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:39 PM
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28. I don't know about Repubs, but Conservatives are. eom
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spooky3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:41 PM
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29. Is chocolate fattening?
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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:51 PM
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30. Republican politicians mostly are evil.
They are greedy and have some weird fascination with hurting and killing people. That's evil in my book.
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 07:56 PM
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31. Mostly, yes.
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Humor_In_Cuneiform Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 10:00 PM
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32. If only they were like Spock
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Crunchy Frog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 10:18 PM
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33. The party leadership? Yes.
The rank and file Republican voters? Some yes, most of them probably no, just misguided.
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Independent_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-05 11:40 PM
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34. These people are NOT Republicans.
They are Hitler wannabes who want to rule the world.
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area51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-05 01:25 AM
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35. YES! (n/t)
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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-05 01:44 AM
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36. They are evil motherfuckers...
and that's not a word that I throw around lightly. Evil that is, not motherfuckers :)
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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-05 06:35 AM
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39. Hannah Arendt wrote of the "banality of evil"
in covring the trial of Eichmann...who thought of himself as a cog in a machine and focused on the trivia of his everyday routine, ignoring the evil that routine aided.

Something like that is going on with Republicans.
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NoShelter Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-05 05:12 PM
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40. No.
The Republicans are not evil. They are misguided and wrong. There is a difference.
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FormerRepublican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-05 06:26 PM
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41. Yes.
The only purpose their involvement in religion could serve is as cover while they raise up the anti-Christ. (Is that Bush or Cheney, I forget?)
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