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mangeydog democrat Donating Member (9 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-10 08:06 PM
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175. Sadly enough
Sadly enough I can't say at this point that I am too outraged or sickened. Mainly because I (and anybody with a logical, rational brain) has known this has been going on in our name for a long time, and have had our reactive emotions dulled by the continual outrage. I would bet my life that this is probably the norm rather than the exception. We need to have the counter argument at the ready for when people start with their typical response of "They are fighting for your freedom"(bullshit) or "They are making our country safer" (even deeper bullshit). Try and use the counter logic of "If foreigners(they like that word) came into your country and shot your wife or kids what would you do? Wouldn't you be looking to get revenge on the son-of-a-bitch that blew off little Ashley's legs and killed little Gage?" Or would you just shrug your shoulders and go right on with life as normal? Might throw in a "like a pansy" at the end of the last statement, it tends to hit them right where they live. How does violently taking a person's reason for living away from them and leaving them with nothing but the driving need for revenge make our country safer? They are taking people who really didn't give a shit about us one way or another and making them hate us. All of us. A lot of people will hate us as a whole because of the whole platitude spewing bullshit or because of our seeming indifference to the things being done "in our name".

And just to clarify, I used Gage as a generic substitute name for said freeper-asshole's little boy. A lot of pinhead good ol' boys have named their sons that around where I reside. My thinking on the psychology of it is that it sounds manly and tough and they tend to saddle their kids with their own deep and denied inadequacies. Got to mix in a little bit of their own language and view of life in the arguments so that they don't just put up a defensive wall and ignore everything you say because you are a hated and feared "intellectual". Just saying.
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