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Friday, August 16, 2019

Congressional Republicans recently circulated talking points on gun violence that falsely described the El Paso massacre and other mass shootings as "violence from the left."

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You see that played out here by the usual alt-right (R)tarded losers here on a daily basis.

They know these heinous and treasonous acts are committed by their kind, that's why they constantly use whataboutism and deflection to try and muddy the waters, in which they fail misery.

#1 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-08-16 06:40 PM | Reply

#1 Failed English.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-08-16 06:44 PM | Reply

#2 is a good example of the headline.
Deflect, deflect, deflect.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-08-16 06:46 PM | Reply

This thread from last week is another good example of downplaying white supremacist terrorism:
DOJ Blocked Terrorism Report from Congress
drudge.com

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-08-16 06:49 PM | Reply

I support the arrest and prosecution of anyone breaking the law, Snoofy.

That's the difference between me and you.

#5 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-08-16 07:03 PM | Reply

#2 Failed Life.

#6 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2019-08-16 07:06 PM | Reply

#5 Failed English.

#7 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2019-08-16 07:07 PM | Reply

I support the arrest and prosecution of anyone breaking the law, Snoofy.
That's the difference between me and you.

True.
I don't support the arrest of people breaking minor traffic laws, or a ton of other laws.
I'm happy to be very, very different from you when it comes to our understanding of how to achieve law and order in a society that respects human rights.

Though it is worth noting there are countless crimes you've committed for which you could turn yourself in, today.

#8 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-08-16 07:10 PM | Reply

#1 Failed English.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism

Failed human being.

#9 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 12:51 AM | Reply

I support the arrest and prosecution of anyone breaking the law, Snoofy.

That's the difference between me and you.

#5 | Posted by SheepleSchism

Nonsense.

You defend and deflect for Trump every day.

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 01:04 AM | Reply

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I support the arrest and prosecution of anyone breaking the law, Snoofy.

That's the difference between me and you.

#5 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-08-16 07:03 PM | Reply

You break the law of human decency daily. And your point??

#11 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2019-08-17 01:06 AM | Reply

Failed English.

#2 | POSTED by sheepleand5otherpersonalities

More like failed autocorrect and fast finger to hit send.
But then again you knew that Boris.

#12 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-08-17 04:38 AM | Reply

Sheeple didn't fail. He succeed in getting you all off topic, didn't he?

12 posts and 11 of them are about him.

Shame!

#13 | Posted by Twinpac at 2019-08-17 04:59 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Twin for the win! When you respond to Joke he wins. Just don't. I haven't even plonked him but I am trying to ignore him as much as possible. A truly sick person. Russian? I don't know but it is clearly a possibility.

#14 | Posted by danni at 2019-08-17 07:42 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Now, back on topic. The Republican strategy used to deal with mass shootings borders on treason IMHO. They are elected and take an oath to defend our Constitution, voting for them today constitutes voting for Fascists which our parents layed their lives down to combat. If you support the Republican Party of today, the Greatest Generation would be ashamed of you and rightly so.

#15 | Posted by danni at 2019-08-17 07:44 AM | Reply

The Republican strategy used to deal with mass shootings borders on treason IMHO. - #15 | Posted by danni at 2019-08-17 07:44 AM

Republican memo statement: "White nationalism and racism are pure evil and cannot be tolerated in any form"
Republican statement on mass shootings : "We have sadly seen violence from ideological extremists on both sides and that is completely unacceptable and must be condemned," Robertson said. "Congressman Bilirakis has always been clear that he denounces bigotry and hate speech, regardless of its source, including from white nationalists."

Anyone care to point out who in the Greatest Generation would disagree with those points?

#16 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 08:50 AM | Reply

Danni's right, and you with your careful cherry picking to create a narrative are being dishonest.

#17 | Posted by YAV at 2019-08-17 09:33 AM | Reply

Danni's right, and you with your careful cherry picking to create a narrative are being dishonest.
#17 | Posted by YAV at 2019-08-17 09:33 AM |

Using the selected quotes from the article is careful cherry picking? GTFOoH.

#18 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 10:02 AM | Reply

#16 were used to the GOP saying one thing and doing another.

Under Trump that has morphed into a hyper mutated form whereby if they're criticizing the Dems of something, they're doing it and if they say they're all for something that's just the bait and you need to wait for the switch.

It's a rare topic where the GOP says what it means and means what it says.

#19 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 10:16 AM | Reply

#17 he also throws in "the greatest generation" in an attempt to make their integrity unassailable.

It's too bad the current crop of GOP isn't from that generation and they crapped on those with actual integrity and dignity, ie John McCain, in plain sight the moment they dared question their dear leader, emperor Orange Schitt Heap.

#20 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 10:19 AM | Reply

#17 he also throws in "the greatest generation" in an attempt to make their integrity unassailable. - #20 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 10:19 AM

No, I targeted my response in #16 to Danni. You can tell because I bolded her name. Her posts includes this : "the Greatest Generation would be ashamed of you "
You're either ignorant or illiterate. There's no wiggle room this time.

#21 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 10:29 AM | Reply

Didn't read Danni's post.

Now that I have a. I was incorrect b. She is right.

#22 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 10:32 AM | Reply

I appreciate the follow-up. Do us both a favor, if you care to interject into the flow of a directed conversation (anyone, not just mine) please do review the conversation in full prior to assigning motivation to someone. Thanks.

#23 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 10:57 AM | Reply

Only the danged libruls want to buy military assault weapons with 100 round magazines. Anybody who watches Faux Snooze knows that.

#24 | Posted by SomebodyElse at 2019-08-17 10:59 AM | Reply

#23 - you're still wrong.

#25 | Posted by YAV at 2019-08-17 11:09 AM | Reply

Republican statement on mass shootings : "We have sadly seen violence from ideological extremists on both sides and that is completely unacceptable and must be condemned,"

Anyone care to point out who in the Greatest Generation would disagree with those points?

#16 | POSTED BY AVIGDORE"

The whole " both sides " argument is simply an extension of Trump's " good people on both sides" position.

It is a false equivalency to suggest that both left and right extremists are equally responsible for mass shootings. From the article:

" The GOP's response to elevate incidents of "violence on the left" clashes with a well-documented rise in hate crimes and white nationalism on the far-right."

" Extremist-related murders have spiked in the last year, according to the Anti-Defamation League, and the vast majority " 73 percent " are committed by right-wing extremists and white supremacists. Not a single extremist-related murder in the United States last year was carried out by "the left.""

"FBI Director Christopher Wray recently told Congress "a majority of the domestic terrorism cases we've investigated are motivated by some version of what you might call white supremacist violence.""

So to answer your question, assuming the " Greatest Generation" were interested in understanding the whole issue and not the partisan version of the issue, the whole generation would agree that violence from any source is wrong and that ideologically driven violence suffered by the US today can be attributed primarily to extreme right wing/white supremacist views.

Why would you support a party on this issue which, in it's own self-interest, adopts a policy of deliberately misleading the electorate on a matter of such nationally emotional importance?

#26 | Posted by Foreigner at 2019-08-17 11:09 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Why would you support a party on this issue which, in it's own self-interest, adopts a policy of deliberately misleading the electorate on a matter of such nationally emotional importance?
#26 | Posted by Foreigner at 2019-08-17 11:09 AM |

I'm glad that you agree with the Republicans quoted in the article.
I don't know why someone would support a party doing that made up thing that you concocted. If I find one, I'll ask them to let you know though.

#27 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 11:40 AM | Reply

#27 - I did wonder in reading some of your posts whether you had a comprehension problem. Thanks for clearing that up.

#28 | Posted by Foreigner at 2019-08-17 11:46 AM | Reply

#23 - you're still wrong. - #25 | Posted by YAV at 2019-08-17 11:09 AM
You're certainly allowed your baseless opinion, but I must ask: In what am I wrong? And what makes you think it?

#29 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 11:47 AM | Reply

The great thread-killer: requesting evidence upon which an opinion is based.

#30 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-08-17 11:51 AM | Reply

I'm glad that you agree with the Republicans quoted in the article.
I don't know why someone would support a party doing that made up thing that you concocted. If I find one, I'll ask them to let you know though.

#27 | POSTED BY AVIGDORE

Because actions speak louder than words and on just about every policy plank the GOP's actions bely the dishonesty in their words.

#31 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-17 12:08 PM | Reply

"Anyone care to point out who in the Greatest Generation would disagree with those points?"

My parents were of that generation and they helped elect Bill Clinton who got a ban on tactical weapons passed and it did reduce the numbers of people killed in mass shootings. They would have further supported any ban on weapons necessary to stop the crazy violence in this country defended by idiots who view weapons as extensions of their masculinity and not as the tools of lunatics to kill children, teenagers, young people who have never done anything to deserve it. Gun nuts, just grow the hell up you worthless pieces of crap. Your right to own any gun should not negate my right to see my children and grandchildren grow up.
The argument about guns is an insane argument and people are dying as we hold it.

#32 | Posted by danni at 2019-08-18 04:17 PM | Reply

"Republican statement on mass shootings : "We have sadly seen violence from ideological extremists on both sides and that is completely unacceptable and must be condemned,"
Anyone care to point out who in the Greatest Generation would disagree with those points?"

I would a*****e!. Either support doing something about it, like banning assault rifles of STFU! Saying it is unacceptable is pablum, it's not doing anything, it's not supporting doing anything. It's just words meant to allow everything to stay the same, the GOP continues to receive money from the NRA and, unfortunately, tsk, tsk, the slaughter will continue.
Disengenuous condemnation without action is really toleration of that violence. Avigdore is proudly a member of the club that is willing to tolerate kids being shot in schools so his Congressman can get money from the NRA.
In my easlier years we simply referred to such folks as psychos.

#33 | Posted by danni at 2019-08-18 04:28 PM | Reply

--In my easlier years we simply referred to such folks as psychos.

#33 | Posted by danni

And in your elder years people call *you* a psycho.

#34 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-08-18 04:32 PM | Reply

Danni

You'll never achieve your aims without first repealing the 2 nd amendment.

#35 | Posted by JeffJ at 2019-08-18 04:47 PM | Reply

#34 - so much projection.

#36 | Posted by YAV at 2019-08-18 04:51 PM | Reply

"And in your elder years people call *you* a psycho.
#34 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN"

Whereas Nullifidian simply wishes anyone would call.

So he can plonk them.

#37 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-08-18 04:53 PM | Reply

"You'll never achieve your aims without first repealing the 2 nd amendment."

Or get a SC who will hear all the words in the 2nd Amendment and not ignore the one's the NRA doesn't like. You know those words about a militia. The NRA likes to pretend that isn't part of the 2nd Amendment.

#38 | Posted by danni at 2019-08-19 07:02 AM | Reply

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