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Sun Aug 18, 2019, 06:41 AM

Donald Trump and the Republican Party hate America: It's time to say it out loud

Donald Trump and the Republican Party hate America: It’s time to say it out loud
RawStory Commentary By David Masciotra, Salon

For most of modern political history, the Republican Party has used patriotism — an odd and obfuscating sentimentality — as a weapon to shame critics of American foreign policy, and turn the general public against dissidents who reject the folly of Empire maintenance through violence. Samuel Johnson’s excoriation — made famous by Bob Dylan — that “patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels” always seemed accurate in both its denunciation of the manipulative emotion itself, and also of those who take advantage of it for political expediency.

America has collapsed into a prone position, however, where the scoundrels are so brazen in their inhumanity, so bold in their indifference to suffering, and so barbaric in their refusal to compromise for the sake of their own country that only their own language can aptly describe them.

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Nationalism, according to Trump, Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller, purports to place “America First” in its policy orientation. Yet the lives of American citizens appear to rank last when dealing with the danger of gun violence and white extremism.


[link:https://www.rawstory.com/2019/08/donald-trump-and-the-republican-party-hate-america-its-time-to-say-it-out-loud/|]

It is long past time that this message is shouted from every rooftop and on every street and at every town hall held by any politician the entire country!

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Reply Donald Trump and the Republican Party hate America: It's time to say it out loud (Original post)
debsy Aug 18 OP
duforsure Aug 18 #1
democratisphere Aug 18 #2
Chemisse Aug 18 #3
RAB910 Aug 18 #4
Tribalceltic Aug 18 #6
debsy Aug 18 #11
brutus smith Aug 18 #5
samplegirl Aug 18 #7
Soxfan58 Aug 18 #8
flying_wahini Aug 18 #9
Owl Aug 18 #10
vlyons Aug 18 #12
Ferrets are Cool Aug 18 #13
FiveGoodMen Aug 23 #14

Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 07:36 AM

1. They claim they want to make America great again,

Then give trillions to the wealthy with a tax scam bill. Rob million of Americans of their health care plans. Openly conspire with putin to help win their elections.Corrupt each agency with compromised people corrupt people, and liars who support loyalty to trump and putin over Americans. Fight against free speech , and the truth. Trash all EPA standards and working to make us like Flint is . They run up debt to pay off people with to only take more out of Social Security , Medicare , and Medicaid. They ignore the rule of law, and protect criminals, murderers, child molesters, and child sex ring promoters . They create policies designed to hurt our economy to further weaken us, while attacking our Democracy, then claim they want to make America great again? Give me a break. The lie over and over again while obstructing justice to prevent their being exposed as criminals , and abuse of their power. We have an illegitimate president installed by putin, and that's not making this country great at all. trump is putin's puppet. and the gop are compromised also. They will never make us great , they're selling us out.

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 07:36 AM

2. I'm not sure the rethuglicons hate America.

Rethuglicons want to turn America into an authoritarian rethuglicon racist hateful dictatorship and currently they are doing a pretty good job of it. drumpf fashions himself as the second coming of Sh'tler with his rants and out of control "speeches". The target of their extreme hatred is anyone that isn't white. drumpf's right hand henchman is Stephen Miller Himmler. They must be removed from office in 2020.

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Response to democratisphere (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 08:24 AM

3. Yeah I doubt they 'hate' America; they just don't care about it. n/t

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 08:32 AM

4. They hate so much of America

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They hate Muslims
They hate people with brown skin
They hate the poor
They hate liberals
They hate Democrats
They hate women
They hate American freedom
They hate democracy and the right to vote
They hate people that live in cities
They hate people who live on in the northeast and the west coast
They hate anyone in the LGBT community

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Response to RAB910 (Reply #4)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 08:49 AM

6. and They hate children

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Response to RAB910 (Reply #4)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 09:14 AM

11. spot on!

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 08:41 AM

5. They do hate America

They hate everything it stands for.

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 08:50 AM

7. This is so point on!!! USA! USA! USA!

While they damn and wreck everything that made it great. You have to be pretty hateful to be a republican these days!

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 08:52 AM

8. They hate Americans!

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 09:02 AM

9. And they always mention the Economy and their 401k! Like that was his doing.



Bottom line, it’s the Money.

Like Money tRumps everything!

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 09:03 AM

10. Yes they do!

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 09:38 AM

12. It's not that they hate America, but rather

that they worship the unrelenting greedy acquisition of money. They hate anything that stands in their way to acquire wealth by any means, legal or not. They will lie, cheat, steal, wage war, anything to fix it to get money.

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 09:46 AM

13. They hate the America that "We the People" spent over 200 years to create...

They hate the America that our founders imagined. They would like nothing better for it to go back to pre-civil war era. The white owners and the "rest" of us. This is what the deplorables will NEVER get through their thick-ass skulls. They would be nothing more than fodder for the white "owners".

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Response to debsy (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 04:49 PM

14. And are working relentlessly and methodically to destroy it.

Trump's an idiot, but the destruction is deliberate.

And it's being cheered on by one third of this country.

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