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Sun May 29, 2022, 01:40 PM

Texas Governor Abbott returns to the murder scene

President and First Lady Biden visited the site of the horrific murders of children and others in Uvalde, Texas today. While they were there, Governor Abbott, the enabler of the murderer, had the gall to show up. How dare he? How dare Abbott show his face on this hallowed ground. I find it hard to imagine how long it took to scrub the blood off his hands.

Abbott, Texas Republicans, and the entire Republican Party are drowning in the blood of countless children and adults who have been murdered. The reason they died was because Republicans are a wholly owned subsidiary of the NRA, weapons manufacturers, and billionaires who have their own agenda for turning America into a fascist state run by themselves.

But at this moment, it all comes into focus when you see Abbott, showing up with his "thoughts and prayers," in Uvalde, Texas. There just aren't words to cover this outrage. A man who allowed a weapon of war to be put into the hands of an unhinged teenager, knew beyond any doubt what the probable outcome would be, and didn't give a shit. Abbott, and the entire Republican establishment, are the face of evil.

It's past time for all of us to get into the fight for the soul of America.

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Reply Texas Governor Abbott returns to the murder scene (Original post)
Cyrano May 29 OP
Irish_Dem May 29 #1
Cyrano May 29 #4
Irish_Dem May 29 #5
OMGWTF May 29 #7
Eliot Rosewater May 29 #2
MarcA May 29 #3
Mr.Bill May 29 #6
KS Toronado May 29 #8
Tommymac May 29 #9
KS Toronado May 29 #11
Cyrano May 29 #12
Traildogbob May 29 #10
lunatica May 29 #13
Cyrano May 29 #14
Traildogbob May 29 #16
LetMyPeopleVote May 29 #15

Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 01:47 PM

1. It is truly a fight for the soul of this country.

The American people are going to have to look deep into their hearts and souls and decide if they can save their children, their country and democracy.

I keep hoping they can utilize the Zelensky Doctrine:

Against all odds, fight hard and win.

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Response to Irish_Dem (Reply #1)

Sun May 29, 2022, 02:26 PM

4. "... a fight for the soul of America"

Is a phrase I've used a few times this week, in conversations with friends and acquaintances. Each time I said it, those to whom I was speaking seemed to remain silent for a moment. One nodded. And another said, "It really is, isn't it?"

I guess all we can do is hope that the vast majority "gets it" and acts.

On edit: I should really do a separate OP on that phrase and the truth it holds.

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Response to Cyrano (Reply #4)

Sun May 29, 2022, 02:42 PM

5. I have been using the phrase for awhile now.

It only hits home for a few days after a tragedy.

Yes we can only hope that citizens begin to understand that the GOP sociopaths are waging a war against America. We have decide if are going to fight or just cave in. Inaction means we fully choose to fold.

Yes of course you should consider doing an OP.

The fight for the soul of America is the single most serious issue of the 21st century.

Can we fight for the future of our children, our country and democracy, our planet?

Sociopaths are fighting for total global power, wealth and control.
They will kill as many people as it takes to get what they want.
Will we let them?

The Ukrainians are saying no. Americans are not.

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Response to Irish_Dem (Reply #1)

Sun May 29, 2022, 03:12 PM

7. Twenty-five percent of Americans are holding the other 75% hostage

and dragging us backward into the dark ages when religion ruled the world and science was a crime.

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Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 01:49 PM

2. Love the way you phrased that. Abbott and Cruz and the GOP are as guilty

as if they pulled the trigger.

Worse though is this, NO LAW will completely fix this as long as we allow the FALSE Heller interpretation of the 2nd to stand.



Warren knew




and so did John Paul



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Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 01:58 PM

3. Dr. StrangeGuv at it again. n/t

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Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 02:54 PM

6. And here we sit with a Supreme Court

that is made up of a majority that has dedicated their lives to making sure no laws are passed to prevent this from happening again. They are as bought and paid for as any politician.

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Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 03:14 PM

8. I was wondering today

What's the attitude of the NRA regarding machine guns? They scream & shout at any little regulation
that might infringe upon their "liberty" to waste money shooting ammo for no other reason than to
hear a bang. Would they want the law changed so the average citizen could own one?

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Response to KS Toronado (Reply #8)

Sun May 29, 2022, 03:25 PM

9. Do you really not know the answer to that one?

When the ban on automatic weapon$ expired under Bush II, the bloody gun lobby realized that with just a bit of clever marketing they could make automatic weapon$ the highlight of any gunner's Family Christmas Card.

If they could, they would do the same thing for machine gun$, anti-tank/air missile$, land mine$ and CIW$ (R2D2) systems.

It's all about the maximizing the profits for shareholders don't you know.

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Response to Tommymac (Reply #9)

Sun May 29, 2022, 03:44 PM

11. Could it be something more sinister than profits?

Are there "deep state" oligarchs who want another civil war in this country and they're doing
everything they can to make sure their side is more armed with most of the ammo?
Rs just did try and overturn our Government, a civil war could have started.

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Response to Tommymac (Reply #9)

Sun May 29, 2022, 05:09 PM

12. Well, according to their interpretation of the 2nd Amendment,

I wonder why everyone who could afford a nuclear weapon, couldn't have one? Imagine the profit to be made from each sale.

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Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 03:31 PM

10. I will tell you who had thoughts and prayers

Those poor murdered kids and teachers. Bet your ass they were praying to the mighty sky ghost to not let that evil fuck kill them. They “Thought” God would protect them as they “pray” like promised. How’d that work. I would like to hear a few verses that all those Godless GQP assholes used in prayer. Their “Thoughts”, “Here they come after our guns again”. Their “Prayer”, “Dear God, don’t let em take my God Given right to own assault rifles”. Small sacrifices for that God Given right, children and innocents. If they thought it would protect their right to worship guns, they would throw babies down a hole in sacrificial gatherings like the Myan’s did to their Gods for favors returned.

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Response to Traildogbob (Reply #10)

Sun May 29, 2022, 05:44 PM

13. Hammer meet nail!

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Response to Traildogbob (Reply #10)

Sun May 29, 2022, 06:07 PM

14. Think about being a child in imminent danger of death

Do Republicans think that way? Do they ever imagine what it's like to think you may be dead in an instant?

I don't know. All I know is the way they vote against protecting human beings from being shot by ... someone, anyone.

The thought of being a child, who woke up, went to school and, in an instant, wondering if she/he is going to live, is the worst nightmare imaginable.

If that doesn't chill you to the bone, then you're not human.

Sane societies protect their children and all of their citizens from being murdered. We are, for the most part, a sane people who are being governed by a minority of ignorant people who live in fear of ... everything. We are being governed by them because their leaders, (pssst. the Republican Party), know how to whip them into a frenzy and terrify them into pulling the switch that says "REPUBLICAN" when they vote.

What they should really live in fear of is going to church, the supermarket, the bus, the mall, the concert, the pizza parlor, a school, or anyplace else, and then leaving without being shot.

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Response to Cyrano (Reply #14)

Sun May 29, 2022, 06:13 PM

16. I hope slimy CRuz's

Daughters one day call his sick ass out. Daddy how can you let little girls be slaughtered for cash, and keep saying “God Bless You” when people ask you why?

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Response to Cyrano (Original post)

Sun May 29, 2022, 06:12 PM

15. This was a dumb move by Greg

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