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AOC on "Thoughts and Prayers"


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Thanks, @Jamey.    Yes, AOC doesn't put up with any b.s.  Boebert and her ilk enjoy stoking the flames while pointing their fingers everywhere else.

 

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I have been in Colorado several times and one of the beautiful sights is the Rocky Mountains which have rocks.Sadly, they have an elected rep who has the same intelligence as the rocks, but is nowhere near as nice to be around.  Good for AOC.

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Thoughts and prayers are indeed not enough when other options exist. My father was part of a well regulated militia ie the National Guard after serving in the pacific theater during WW2.  We have always had job specific firearms on the farm.  Automatic weapons legislation is certainly more reasonable and useful than shallow thoughts and prayers.  Unfortunately this has become such a political issue.  Hyper feelings rage one way or the other and all we get are thoughts and prayers.

 

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1 hour ago, Charlize said:

ll we get are thoughts and prayers.

I suspect that in many instances, "Thoughts and Prayers" are just words. 

 

When people call for violence, and then when it happens, talk about "thoughts and prayers" as if it means something to them…. 

 

Yeah. Right.

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I dislike when the Democrats play innocent.  I disagree with Boebert's stance on LGBTQ+ issues, but when the Democrats actively supported organizations like Antifa that brought violence to communities across the nation (and affected my own family and community)...that party doesn't have much room to talk.  AOC may be right about this specific issue, but even a broken clock sitting in a dumpster tells the right time twice a day.

 

We need a system where elections aren't always a choice of "the lesser of two evils."  Which is going to mean wiping out both corrupt parties, eliminating most federal agencies, and banning current politicians of any party from further office.  I'm starting to think that to get normal people in office, we may have to start doing it by lottery.  Did you draw white balls #13, #24, #52, #33, #22, and red ball #18?  Congratulations, you're the president. 

 

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6 hours ago, awkward-yet-sweet said:

I dislike when the Democrats play innocent.  I disagree with Boebert's stance on LGBTQ+ issues, but when the Democrats actively supported organizations like Antifa that brought violence to communities across the nation (and affected my own family and community)...that party doesn't have much room to talk.  AOC may be right about this specific issue, but even a broken clock sitting in a dumpster tells the right time twice a day.

 

We need a system where elections aren't always a choice of "the lesser of two evils."  Which is going to mean wiping out both corrupt parties, eliminating most federal agencies, and banning current politicians of any party from further office.  I'm starting to think that to get normal people in office, we may have to start doing it by lottery.  Did you draw white balls #13, #24, #52, #33, #22, and red ball #18?  Congratulations, you're the president. 

 

Nicely put.

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I'm pretty cynical about the Democrats as well.  It's just that lately they are not openly calling for my murder.

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