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Dystopian Democrats misinformation board's "Mary Poppins" calls for editable tweets.

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by Twilight Hue, May 13, 2022.

  1. Subduction Zone

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    In name only. That party split into the Democrat party and the Whigs, and the Whigs collapsed shortly before Lincoln won. The Republican part was the largest party that rose out of the ashes. The modern day Republican party was formed two years before the Whig collapse. They in effect took over what was left.
     
  2. SomeRandom

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    Considering the right apparently supported the infamous “don’t say gay bill” just recently, I find that claim optimistic at best.
    All I ever hear about the Republican Party are bills literally prohibiting what can and can’t be said. I’m all for educational standards, but even our Conservative party would deem such bills as nonsensical.

    But then again I’m not American so I dunno.
    No real dog in this race. All I can do is observe from afar.
    With that said the Dems seem like our Labor
    party. Weak, without backbone and kind of meh overall.
    The Republicans seem puritanical, afraid of even the hint of sex and ultimately kind of whiny if I’m honest. (Sorry)
    “Whaah I got kicked off a social media platform! It’s just like 1984! Whah!!”
    Like wow, such defenders of free speech right there.
    The Dems aren’t much better. A bunch of wokescolds crying because they saw a naughty word somewhere. But I’m not terribly familiar with any bills they’ve proposed that literally curtail free speech (and I mean actually curtail free speech and not just private companies having terms of service.)
    At least no bills that are as infamous as the previously mentioned Don’t Say Gay Bill.
    Maybe someone will be kind enough to enlighten me so I can join in with them in the mocking of the “free speech hating lefties.”
     
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  3. Shadow Wolf

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    No, it's illegal there.
    You haven't demonstrated they are. And you just focused on the weed and not the part about how I can do everything I was in Indiana and more.
     
  4. Sgt. Pepper

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    Yes, you provided a link by professionals that you haven't even read yourself, but you expect me to read a 47-page paper and see it as a viable source to back up your argument against the Democrats? Why would you post a paper that you believe backs you up when you haven't even read it? And if your words don't mean anything to me, Twilight Hue, then I wouldn't have asked you twice now to provide a few specific examples and statistics to back up your accusation against the Democrats, and you have refused to do so.

     
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    I realize that I'm more likely to get a better response from a brick wall than from you, but I'll ask anyway. Would you care to provide some verifiable facts to substantiate the examples you mentioned? How is YOUR life being controlled by the Democrats in your state?
     
  6. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    For me, its quality of life and the pursuit of happiness.

    I can't go to a smoking bar and play pool anymore.

    Can't ride anymore in the back of my own private pu truck with friends and have fun in the breeze.

    Can't ride my own private motorcycle without a helmet as an adult.

    Seat belts are mandatory in my own private vehicle and now it includes mandated back seat belt laws as well.

    Can't park my car on my own lawn overnight on my own private property without getting a ticket.

    If my lawn is too high on my own private property I get a notice in bright red.

    Can't drink a beer while walking down a sidewalk with friends without harassment.

    I'm heavily taxed and fee'd to death.

    I like plastic bags for a slew of practical reasons. If I use paper bags now, the state charges a mandatory user fee for itself for each and every bag

    Can't find a restaurant that cooks food in tallow so it tastes good like back in the day.

    Can't purchase firearms without a sea of red tape.

    I must have auto insurance adding to the expense of driving my own private car.

    All of this was once legal
    when I was young and there were no problems or issues until Democrats intervened and declared it illegal in the name of health and safety of course and its for the children.

    That was just a few examples which go much deeper than my personal quality of life issues with authoritarian Democrats.

    Others write about much much more, and in more depth and detail of which you will just blow off in pompous fashion anyways as propaganda.


    https://civilcandor.com/freedoms-democrats-take-away-are-not-coming-back/

    Democrats Have Destroyed America - PaulCraigRoberts.org
     
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  7. Sgt. Pepper

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    Twilight Hue, I live in Texas, which is a red state, and I can't do whatever I want whenever I want.

    I can't park in front of my mailbox or else my mail won't be delivered.

    I'll get fined by the code inspector if I don't keep my lawn mowed and cleaned up.

    I can't cook and sell food to other people out of my house because of the zoning laws.

    I can't block someone else's driveway with my car, or else my car would be towed at my expense.

    I'm legally required to have auto insurance adding to the expense of driving my own private vehicles.

    I'm legally required to have an updated registration on all my vehicles, whether they're drivable or not.

    I'm legally required to have an emissions test done on my car, and it must pass or it won't pass inspection.

    I'm legally required to wear a seat belt and everyone else in the car is also legally required to wear a seat belt.

    My husband and I had to cover up our boat with a tarp because it's legally required for all boats to be covered.

    My husband and I had to move our motorcycles out of view of the public street because a neighbor complained.

    My husband and I had to put more gravel down on our extra driveway because it wasn't up to code with the city.

    Every citizen in the town where I live is required to park their RV under a carport, and they can't park it on the street.

    People can't stand in front of a store and do nothing, and if they do, they could be arrested and charged with loitering.

    I live in a small rural town that is staunchly pro-Trump conservative and dominated by these conservatives on the city council. I live in Texas, which is also staunchly pro-Trump conservative and dominated by Republicans, including the governor. I experience much of what you experience and more, so I don't see any valid reasons for you to complain about Democrats being authoritarian when the Republicans leaders in Texas are just as guilty of being authoritarian by legally controlling the lives of its citizens. It goes both ways.

    According to the law in Texas, if you want to hold public office in Texas, you’ll first need to acknowledge the existence of a supreme being. But the law also says, "No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office, or public trust, in this State; nor shall anyone be excluded from holding office on account of his religious sentiments.” - 20 Weird Laws in Texas That Actually Still Exist

    Also read: 16 Strange Enforceable Laws Still on the Books in Texas
     
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  8. Subduction Zone

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    You still have to do that? My state, a very blue one, realized that the very low number of cars that failed . . . oh wait, Texas, okay never mind.

    At any rate we no longer have emissions tests here.
     
  9. Sgt. Pepper

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    Yep. I'm legally required to get an emission test for my vehicle because of the county I live in.

    Texas Emissions Testing 101 | DMV.com
     
  10. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    :facepalm:Good grief. Even that says it's nothing more than rumors and not settled and may not even be weed, and likely illegal.
     
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    I don't know why, but my very blue state dropped emissions testing a couple of years ago. I guess that the failure rate was so low that they went "what's the point of taking people's money for no good reason". A rare case of the government acting wisely.
     
  13. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    It's to say its not actually clear yet one way or another.
     
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