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nature-lover

(1,485 posts)
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 09:50 AM Sep 2020

As a southern white woman, this call to arms has me alarmed.

This blatant incitement of the violent Proud Boys and their ilk has to be stopped. This is not the "well regulated militia" that is described in the 2nd amendment. He told them to "stand by." Only Trump can call them off.

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Arkansas Granny

(31,617 posts)
1. As another southern white woman, you are absolutely correct. There are people out there
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 09:53 AM
Sep 2020

who have been waiting for an excuse and Trump has now given them authorization to exercise their 2nd amendment rights as they see fit.

Aristus

(67,045 posts)
2. As the son and grandson of Southern white women, I can tell you,
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 09:55 AM
Sep 2020

you two, and others like you are the foundation of our hopes. You keep being strong progressive Southern women, not taking anyone's shit, and we'll be all right...

redstatebluegirl

(12,272 posts)
3. There are these types of terrorist in every state.
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 09:59 AM
Sep 2020

We saw them live and in color during a recent recall of our female mayor and council members. They hate minorities and women. Run around town with 45 flags and American flags on their pickup trucks trying to intimidate everyone.

txwhitedove

(3,960 posts)
5. Count me as another white southern woman who was horrified. My relatives haven't
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 10:40 AM
Sep 2020

believed me when I've talked about the white supremacist involvement with tRump. Now it's out there for all to hear.

nolabear

(42,211 posts)
8. Southern ex-pat white woman living in Seattle here.
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 11:07 AM
Sep 2020

HO-LY FUCK. There are crazy people out there just waiting to wreak havoc and kill people. They want to frighten voters. They want to “put people in their place.”

Same as it ever was, but with the stamp of the PRESIDENT. I hope we can save America.

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