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Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:02 PM

I try to avoid arguing politics with my right-wing sister on Facebook...

...but I just couldn't stand not saying something when I saw a post that started with...

Sour grapes. Pelosi is a washed up, bitter, and pathetic hater of American liberty. She detests the unborn. She does not support our laws or our safety...nor does she respect those who sacrifice their lives to protect and defend us. The Drama Queen behavior last night just proved how immature, vulgar, and classless she is.


My reply:

The words "immature, vulgar, and classless" describe Trump to a T. All the time, day after day, every day -- not just in an occasional outburst, but as a life-long habit. Anyone who stands by Trump has given up all right to criticize ANYONE for being "immature, vulgar, and classless". Trump does more immature, vulgar, and classless things before breakfast each morning than Pelosi does in a decade.

Trump is the man who just yesterday used the National Prayer Breakfast as an attack platform against his rivals and enemies. He went out of his way to disagree with a preacher (and indirectly, with Jesus himself) after the preacher talked about loving your enemies, to which Trump's response was "I don't know if I agree with you".

And that's just one very recent example. I'd try to list Trump's many acts of immaturity, vulgarity, and classlessness, but I don't thing Facebook will allow a 30 megabyte comment.

As for "sour grapes"... have you noticed how everyone and anyone who criticizes Trump is "sour grapes", or "a loser", or "jealous", or "crazy", or "low IQ", or "a radical liberal", or "a never-Trumper"... always some childish insult, and never, ever a cogent counter argument?

But of course, for some reason, Trump gets the "well, that's just Trump being Trump" pass for his immaturity, vulgarity, and classlessness.

Or for him, the same misbehavior is somehow transformed into "being strong".

As for "respect those who sacrifice their lives to protect and defend us"... who was it who recently described traumatic brain injuries suffered by American soldiers in Iraq as just "headaches"? Who simply abandoned our Kurdish allies to death and displacement on an ill-considered whim? (Something even a few Republicans, in their increasing rare moments of courage, criticized Trump strongly for.)

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Reply I try to avoid arguing politics with my right-wing sister on Facebook... (Original post)
Silent3 Feb 7 OP
TwilightZone Feb 7 #1
Initech Feb 7 #2
kag Feb 7 #20
Skittles Feb 7 #3
CurtEastPoint Feb 7 #4
lunasun Feb 7 #5
ProudMNDemocrat Feb 7 #6
Name removed Feb 7 #7
Corgigal Feb 7 #8
blm Feb 7 #9
Goodheart Feb 7 #10
Liberal In Texas Feb 7 #11
GoCubsGo Feb 7 #12
lunatica Feb 7 #13
Xolodno Feb 7 #14
UniteFightBack Feb 7 #15
Pepsidog Feb 7 #16
UniteFightBack Feb 7 #17
kag Feb 7 #21
kellytore Feb 7 #18
Silent3 Feb 8 #25
tavernier Feb 7 #19
Aussie105 Feb 7 #22
LittleGirl Feb 8 #23
Silent3 Feb 8 #24
Pacifist Patriot Feb 8 #27
dawg day Feb 8 #26

Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:04 PM

1. No offense to your sister, but...

that was one impressive stream of nonsense. It's like people haven't paid any attention at all to Trump's behavior in the past three years.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:06 PM

2. Detest the unborn?

The unborn have more rights than the born do! We should be detesting them!

Detest The Unborn, by the way, is the name of my new metalcore band, we're playing the Troubadour this weekend!

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Response to Initech (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 11:38 PM

20. I want tickets! n/t

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:07 PM

3. ugh, I feel for you

have a heart

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:08 PM

4. To maintain familial relations, no more political discussions. It will not end well and she will ..

not change her mind.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:08 PM

5. Resist ! Because if words are not refuted others may assume you agree with them

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:12 PM

6. BRAVO, Silent.....

unfortunately for you, your mother raised a FOOL who is incapable of thinking for herself, let alone continues to vote against her better Economic and Social interests.

Mine no longer speaks to me, but it has nothing to do with politics.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:14 PM

8. Support our laws?

Does she ever read?

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:14 PM

9. Well done. Impressive.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:22 PM

10. I would have said "you're full of shit and you know it" and left it at that.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:28 PM

11. Impresive and reasoned reply...

to a cult member who is you sister, unfortunately.

I would be interested to know if you had/have a reply.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:33 PM

12. Should've just replied with, "YOU LIE!"

But, I'm guessing she absolutely loved Joe Wilson shouting that while President Obama was giving his address. That was FAR, FAR, FAR more "immature, vulgar and classless" than anything speaker Pelosi has ever done.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:44 PM

13. That's one of the better ones I've read

You end up referencing her own heartlessness and gullibility. I like that you didn’t get on the defensive about defending Pelosi. Getting on the defensive means they win.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:51 PM

14. Good job.

I took a different approach to all my friends and family. Explained, even while watching Ghost Adventures I'm hit with political BS....I go on facebook, for cat videos, national park updates, memes, etc. A break from the garbage on the TV. You bring that garbage here, I'm flagging that post as spam, fake news, etc.

Interestingly, today I didn't see anything political.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:57 PM

15. "immature, vulgar, and classless" describe the PUSSY GRABBER. nt

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:57 PM

16. Your sister sounds just like my brother-in-law. Exact same style and tone of writing. That is what

Facebook and Fox dementia looks and sounds like. Here is my brother-in-law’s response to me recently word for word:

“ History doesn’t matter it’s all about now and he’s the right man for the right job at the right time he’s going to drain the swamp and his second term for sure going after all those assholes. They’re going to pay for what they did to it you’ll see”.

I wrote back to him and said look what you wrote, you ought to be ashamed of yourself. He didn’t respond. I fear there are many, many more people who think like this than we realize. I live in NJ which is a Dem State but more often than not run into pro-Trump people. It’s actually very disturbing.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 10:58 PM

17. You know what I do to a woman dumper in person..I tell them I want to grab that pussy. It

shocks them but I say why you voted for a pussy grabber so THAT IS OK WITH YOU.

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Response to UniteFightBack (Reply #17)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 11:42 PM

21. This was my reaction!

I just find it hard to believe that ANY woman can support the orange menace. Any woman who does deserves to have her pussy grabbed.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 11:19 PM

18. Leave your family like I did two years ago.

I don't miss their toxicity at all.

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Response to kellytore (Reply #18)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:28 AM

25. This is a sister who lives hundreds of miles away...

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...so it's not like I've got to live with this crap day-to-day.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 11:25 PM

19. They do hate Nancy with a passion!

I’ve noticed that republican women don’t have much to say against our men folk, but their heads spin like the exorcist when Nancy’s name is mentioned.

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Response to tavernier (Reply #19)

Fri Feb 7, 2020, 11:49 PM

22. An alpha female standing up to their alpha male?

Doesn't go down well with the beta females!

Despite a bit of evolution, humans still act like monkeys.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:20 AM

23. Are we related?

My sister would have written the same. She's a Pelosi HATER. Hates her guts and has lost friends over her hatefulness to Dems and Pelosi.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:25 AM

24. My sister did reply...

...but remarkably more restrained than I might have expected. She's trying to go for the "well, they're both bad" approach, and maybe I should accept even that as a minor victory, because she certainly isn't launching into a full-throated defense of the Orange One.

And at least I've now had the opportunity to add the phrase "Donald John 'grab 'em by the pussy' Trump" to the conversation.

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Response to Silent3 (Reply #24)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 07:34 PM

27. Well done.

Thank you for not letting such nonsense go unchallenged.

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Response to Silent3 (Original post)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:56 AM

26. They ignore everything Trump does and says.

Their eyes have that glazed look.

Trump gives them permission to hate everyone who isn't him. They enjoy that, I think. I can't figure anything else out.

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