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Hugabear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:02 PM
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Repuke strategy: kill off the poor, elderly, and sick
In other words, get rid of the "leeches on society" (a phrase I've heard more than one repuke use). Takes care of your unemployment, social security, and health care problems.

Funny how death seems to be the answer to so many repuke issues.
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:06 PM
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1. They've been trying to do that for years
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some guy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:12 PM
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2. Helps ease
the problems driving and resulting from global climate change as well.

Less people = less cars on the road = less CO2 = more available oil products for those left alive.

That equation works across most climate change-related issues.

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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:17 PM
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3. I've been saying it for years: they want us all dead.
Edited on Fri Jul-08-11 11:17 PM by kestrel91316
All the liberals, all the minorities, all the gays, all the feminists, all the mentally ill, all the poor, all the elderly (unless they are wealthy fascists).

People laughed, said I was exaggerating.

Do you finally GET IT??
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:19 PM
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4. No...they don't care if you live or die.
Accusing them of trying to kill you is a bit much.
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Jack Sprat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:29 PM
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8. It's a bit much not to believe it.
If their actions result in people not being able to get proper nutrition or healthcare, it can certainly result in thousands of premature deaths. It may not mean much to those living in luxury, but those living on the edge can certainly be killed as a result of some of this teaparty policy. They might receive emergency care after it's too late to be saved from illness. Health plays a huge part of being able to live. Before healthcare became available in the modern age, people died in their 20s or 30s as a norm.
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earcandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:34 PM
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9. its genocide by negligence
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 12:07 AM
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16. But not by design.
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:41 PM
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12. ...so far. nt
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:20 PM
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5. A republican just the other day said to me . . .
We were talking about Brownback's war on the poor here in Kansas. He's closing facilities, reducing staff at state agencies serving the poor and elderly . . .

So we were talking about this and the republican said "It's just evil to do this to those who need help the most"

And I said "You're sounding like a liberal!"

Republican said "Brownback and his type are pushing me in your direction"
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earcandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:35 PM
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10. good news
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Fearless Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:21 PM
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6. Give me your tired... your poor... your corporate fascists??
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PATRICK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:23 PM
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7. Most of their sponsors
are in primarily death dealing industries. Two are into toilet paper.
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earcandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:36 PM
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11. War, crime and disease are the economy base of the fascist rich.
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OffWithTheirHeads Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:44 PM
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13. From an historical perspective, eventually, we start killing them back.
we are getting close and I am studying guillotine design.
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21st Century FDR Donating Member (398 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:46 PM
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14. Alan Grayson called it.
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napoleon_in_rags Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-11 11:52 PM
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15. Social Darwinism.
Makes sense of their (lack of) global warming response doesn't it?

I think its wrong to point the finger at mom and pop Republicans down the street with this kind of thing, but the fact is the eugenics current is definitely working in the world. I mean, look at the scientific predictions for global warming: mass extinctions, a lot of dead people in poorer places. Cui Bono? Only the optimist assumes nobody.

The normal person sees nature, the creation as beautiful. But the eugenicist sees the biosphere including human beings as his garden, where weeds, human and otherwise are to be removed. Therefore a large scale evolutionary event is favorable in his eyes, it removes the weeds so approved "flowers" can be planted. There's a whole philosophy here, of man as the creator of his destiny, the designer of his environment that goes way back. This thinking is psycho-pathological, a good scientific eye realizes that the unit of survival is no longer individual people, but cultures, which are defined by symbiotic relationships. The ideologies that attempt to pit individuals against each other in a gladiatorial fashion will fair no better long term than an animal who's own cells are battling against each other. Compassion is here because it was selected. As one poet put it, love is the only engine of survival.

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Alameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 01:31 AM
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18. Well said...thanks....what you say is sad but true.
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Kablooie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 01:20 AM
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17. Kinda fits in with their manic desire to pack heat all the time.
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WingDinger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 01:43 AM
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19. They dont consider disinterested neglect unto death, unsavory nor immoral.
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rdking647 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 01:44 AM
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20. and some on the left want to help them
by staying home in 2012
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Nothing Without Hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 01:51 AM
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21. Within 10 years I expect to see financial pressure for euthanasia
Because of the financial payoffs to insurance companies and other corporations, I suspect that it will become not only easier to choose voluntary "painless" suicide for the elderly and the sick but also that there will be ever less subtle pressure to take that path. Maybe a "death benefit" to designated beneficiaries plus ever more difficult obstacles to having a livable retirement. And from there, how long until OTHERS can usurp that choice and force the issue?

That's the trend as I see it, unless this sick progression toward total corporatism and corruption is reversed.
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Nothing Without Hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 01:05 PM
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22. kick for visibility n/t
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