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Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:13 PM

They're not even pretending anymore.

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Reply They're not even pretending anymore. (Original post)
Nevilledog Jul 14 OP
Frances Jul 14 #1
Nevilledog Jul 14 #2
Doodley Jul 14 #3
liberalgunwilltravel Jul 14 #8
Celerity Jul 15 #42
aggiesal Jul 14 #36
DSandra Jul 14 #4
sop Jul 14 #5
enough Jul 14 #6
maxsolomon Jul 14 #7
stopdiggin Jul 14 #9
Bernardo de La Paz Jul 14 #18
cwydro Jul 14 #19
Bernardo de La Paz Jul 14 #20
flibbitygiblets Jul 14 #10
tblue37 Jul 14 #11
StevieM Jul 14 #24
NurseJackie Jul 14 #12
roamer65 Jul 14 #13
lpbk2713 Jul 14 #14
Patterson Jul 14 #32
belpejic Jul 15 #46
Bernardo de La Paz Jul 14 #15
kairos12 Jul 14 #16
rickyhall Jul 14 #17
Grokenstein Jul 14 #21
Nevilledog Jul 14 #23
chriscan64 Jul 14 #22
keithbvadu2 Jul 14 #25
keithbvadu2 Jul 14 #26
renate Jul 14 #33
lunatica Jul 14 #27
Nevilledog Jul 14 #28
pansypoo53219 Jul 14 #29
eppur_se_muova Jul 14 #30
Nevilledog Jul 14 #31
Lonestarblue Jul 14 #34
Nevilledog Jul 14 #35
Cha Jul 15 #37
Nevilledog Jul 15 #38
Cha Jul 15 #41
Nevilledog Jul 15 #43
Cha Jul 15 #44
Nevilledog Jul 15 #45
TeamPooka Jul 15 #39
Nevilledog Jul 15 #40
KelleyKramer Jul 15 #47
Pacifist Patriot Jul 15 #48
Nevilledog Jul 15 #50
Politicub Jul 15 #49
Progressive dog Jul 15 #51

Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:15 PM

1. Antichrist

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Response to Frances (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:16 PM

2. Pretty sure the pic was taken outside the courthouse in Prescott, AZ

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:16 PM

3. Nutters. Complete nutters!

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Response to Doodley (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:24 PM

8. Self-defense

Do these nutters realize that we too have a right to self defense? They are literally threatening bodily harm. How are they going to ract when someone decides to drop them in their tracks?

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Response to liberalgunwilltravel (Reply #8)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:20 AM

42. +1000

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Response to Doodley (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 06:45 PM

36. I call them COVIDIOTS n/t

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:20 PM

4. Finally being honest for once...

This is the monster we have to deal with in America. A huge percentage of selfish assholes who refuse to do their part. This is the monster that American capitalism has created, dumbing down the nation and promoting a culture of greed and selfishness.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:29 PM

5. The Second Amendment rights people have been saying that for years.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:58 PM

6. Pretty funny. I guess they also won't trade their freedom for their own safety. NT

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:12 PM

7. Is Freedom in Quotes?

this photo's probably not recent.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:31 PM

9. a referrence to a Ben Franklin quote

that is now commonly used in support of arguments that are nearly the reverse of what Franklin was advocating at the time. (which is NOT to say that the liberty/security debate is not an important, and crucial, one)

https://www.npr.org/2015/03/02/390245038/ben-franklins-famous-liberty-safety-quote-lost-its-context-in-21st-century

WITTES: The exact quotation, which is from a letter that Franklin is believed to have written on behalf of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, reads, "those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."

SIEGEL: And what was the context of this remark?

WITTES: He was writing about a tax dispute between the Pennsylvania General Assembly and the family of the Penns, the proprietary family of the Pennsylvania colony who ruled it from afar. And the legislature was trying to tax the Penn family lands to pay for frontier defense during the French and Indian War. And the Penn family kept instructing the governor to veto. Franklin felt that this was a great affront to the ability of the legislature to govern. And so he actually meant purchase a little temporary safety very literally. The Penn family was trying to give a lump sum of money in exchange for the General Assembly's acknowledging that it did not have the authority to tax it.

SIEGEL: So far from being a pro-privacy quotation, if anything, it's a pro-taxation and pro-defense spending quotation.

WITTES: It is a quotation that defends the authority of a legislature to govern in the interests of collective security. It means, in context, not quite the opposite of what it's almost always quoted as saying but much closer to the opposite than to the thing that people think it means.

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #9)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:51 PM

18. Note that Franklin included key word: ESSENTIAL liberty. Convenience is not essential. . . nt

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #9)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:57 PM

19. Yes exactly.

They don't even have the knowledge to reference his quote correctly.

Sometimes I imagine out founding fathers sitting around drinking ale and alternating between laughing uproariously at this nightmare and crying sadly.

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #9)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:58 PM

20. Thank you for posting that background. Fascinating! . . . nt

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:41 PM

10. I wonder if they would do it for their OWN safety?

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-07-14/evidence-mounts-that-masks-help-lower-your-exposure-to-the-coronavirus

Apparently wearing masks reduces our own chance of getting the virus (or if we do get it, more likely to be a minor case).

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:44 PM

11. Remember what Joe the Plumber said:

"Your dead kids don’t trump my constitutional rights" (to have guns).

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #11)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:08 PM

24. Remember, he was neither Joe nor a plumber.

But your point is taken.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:44 PM

12. There's something seriously wrong with people like this. They're off in the head.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:45 PM

13. People like this should be quarantined.

Forcibly if necessary.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:47 PM

14. Boy howdy.



Drop a firecracker behind him and watch him wet his pants.

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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #14)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:51 PM

32. Or throw a snake on him.

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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #14)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:36 AM

46. Looks like Quick Draw McGraw

Might have a problem accessing his firearm if he had to respond to a noise behind him.

He'd probably fumble his weapon and shoot hisself in the toe.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:47 PM

15. Apparently for Cons, a moment of discomfort trumps a human life


Probably they drink and drive.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:49 PM

16. That should replace MAGA as their chief slogan.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 03:50 PM

17. I'm not sure if their "freedom" is worth killing innocent people.

I really have no problem with masks or condoms. However, I do have a problem with persecuting people just for getting high. That's where they fuck with my freedom.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:04 PM

21. "People are finally payin' attention to me!"

(collapses in coughing fit)

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Response to Grokenstein (Reply #21)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:06 PM

23. I looked at picture close up.... It was taken in my town. Lots of these types here.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:05 PM

22. They always forget their freedom ends where other's begin.

"Freedom of religion" means a world free of the wrong religions.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:17 PM

25. Trumpsters don't like masks.

Trumpsters don't like masks.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #25)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:19 PM

26. Unless it makes them look tough

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 05:08 PM

33. well, that's enraging.

I kind of hate these people.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:24 PM

27. That must be the stupidest nofuckingclue sign of all time.

It’s a gobsmacker!

They think they’re immune? That we are the only ones who can get it? Jesushchrist!

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Response to lunatica (Reply #27)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:26 PM

28. Neighbor across the street just moved. Also a Cowboys for trump idiot.

Neither he or his loud mouthed wife would ever wear a mask. And they had a three year old getting chemo. Unbelievable.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:41 PM

29. who's the snowflakes?

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:49 PM

30. Um ... is this guy pretending to be a LEO ?

Because LEO's arrest people and put them in jail -- which is exactly sacrificing their liberty for the safety of the public at large. Don't want to trade your liberty for someone else's safety ? Just obey the law, and it shouldn't be a problem. If the law says wear a mask, wear a mask -- or go to jail.

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Response to eppur_se_muova (Reply #30)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 04:51 PM

31. I think I recognize the patch as the search & rescue. Can't be certain.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 05:12 PM

34. During WWII, the federal government imposed rationing to prevent the privileged from hogging food.

The federal government set the Food Rationing Program into motion in 1942 to control supply and demand—and prices—for food and basic commodities. Rationing was introduced to avoid public anger with shortages and to avoid only the wealthy being able to afford basic commodities. If the federal government had the right to issue ration books to every family in the US and enforce price controls, then it certainly has the right to issue an order to wear a mask in public. Of course we know that Trump will never do that.

During WWII people worked together and shared the sacrifices necessary in a world war. Today’s privileged people like the ones in the OP and other Trump supporters refuse to work for the common good even though we are in a world war called a pandemic. They’re not patriots; they’re the kind of people who would have insisted that other people should starve so that they could selfishly have all the food and gasoline they wanted whenever they wanted. Tribal politics have completely eliminated the notion of the common good and shared sacrifice.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #34)

Tue Jul 14, 2020, 05:14 PM

35. These types would forge rationing books.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:06 AM

37. They won't trade their own FREEDUMB for their OWN SAFETY..

Fucking Brainwashed MORONS

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Response to Cha (Reply #37)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:08 AM

38. That's cuz they're tough, and smart, and American.....

Yeah, they're morons.

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Response to Nevilledog (Reply #38)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:18 AM

41. & belong to the Putin Puppet Cult.. so Not American.. little

do they have a fucking CLUE!

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Response to Cha (Reply #41)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:20 AM

43. When you're that stupid you don't know you're that stupid.

It's unavoidable.

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Response to Nevilledog (Reply #43)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:25 AM

44. lol.. true.. you think you're the

Smartest person in the World.. like their Putin PUPPET!

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Response to Cha (Reply #44)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:28 AM

45. Correct!

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:15 AM

39. So "All Lives Don't Matter?"

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #39)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:17 AM

40. Seems that way, doesn't it?

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 02:40 AM

47. Well, I see he has his policeman cosplay outfit on


They seem nice

I bet they are wonderful neighbors

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 12:34 PM

48. I have to say, I do prefer assholes who come with warning signs.

Ironically considerate of them.

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Response to Pacifist Patriot (Reply #48)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 12:36 PM

50. Yup.... See a trump bumper sticker? Give em distance.

They're prone to no signal, faith-based lane changes.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 12:35 PM

49. Were they ever really pretending?

I think it was more of a problem of people opening their eyes to see the reality of a sizable group of people who make up a weird nationalistic death cult.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 01:50 PM

51. There is no freedom to spread disease and never was.

What do you suppose the badge on Wyatt Twerp's shirt is for and where is his horse?

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