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i don't know what's going to happen (Original Post) barbtries Apr 2018 OP
As human beings, bound by time and space, we NEVER know what's going to happen. Binkie The Clown Apr 2018 #1
i have certainly spent the better part of my life barbtries Apr 2018 #2
Keep hanging in there. dawg Apr 2018 #3
that's precisely the precipice we're on maxsolomon Apr 2018 #4
i agree barbtries Apr 2018 #5

Binkie The Clown

(7,911 posts)
1. As human beings, bound by time and space, we NEVER know what's going to happen.
Fri Apr 13, 2018, 03:26 PM
Apr 2018

The secret to inner peace is to learn to accept that.

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. -- Helen Keller


(28,873 posts)
2. i have certainly spent the better part of my life
Fri Apr 13, 2018, 04:33 PM
Apr 2018

growing up in America, where I knew we were a democracy that followed laws. that's out the window. i don't mean the daily normal insecurity. i know better than most people that we can die at any time for instance. this is different.


(10,632 posts)
3. Keep hanging in there.
Fri Apr 13, 2018, 04:45 PM
Apr 2018

It's so damned discouraging, watching these clowns make a mockery of our Constitution. How far are they willing to go? How far are their enablers willing to allow them to go?

I guess we'll all find out soon enough.


(33,620 posts)
4. that's precisely the precipice we're on
Fri Apr 13, 2018, 05:10 PM
Apr 2018

we're about to learn whether America will slide into Autocracy.

Trump "joked" about ruling as a despot yesterday. He used that word, which I'm shocked he knew.

This isn't funny. There will be blood in the streets before the end.


(28,873 posts)
5. i agree
Fri Apr 13, 2018, 09:17 PM
Apr 2018

i don't think we'll have an all out war, but i definitely agree that regardless of the outcome there will be violence. i know i'll be in the streets marching and protesting until he's not president any more.

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