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Response to Hortensis (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 24, 2018, 06:20 PM

4. not so firma

The problem is that this gang is stuffing the courts with those who agree with them, qualified for the job or not. Look at the news of how immigrants are treated -- even including unapproved, experimental treatment to attempt to reverse a medically-induced abortion midway. Look at the way wealth and power are being concentrated in a handful of billionaires -- similar to Putin and his oligarchs. Consider that (last figure I saw) about 19% of Americans get all their news from Fox -- which feeds propaganda for this concentration of power, the gun fetish, "vote fraud", and virulent hatred of all things liberal. Ending voter suppression requires courts with competent jurists on the bench.

People immersed in Fox, Rush, Jones, etc., and screaming on cue at TrumPutin's rallies don't think twice about "tyranny" or "rights" when they attack strangers in malls, etc., over being brown or dressing a little differently. They will vote as told by either Fox or televangelists, regardless of their own self-interest.

Mid-terms are critical, in my opinion. We have two wheels on the shoulder of the road and need a correction before we hit the ditch.

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