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Old 11th October 2020, 11:49 AM   #281
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Originally Posted by portlandatheist View Post
The Boogaloo movement also doesn't appear to have much of a coherent ideology. Some are white supremacists , some seek to assassinate white supremacists. If these clowns ever were to get into power, they would create a tyranny far worse than the tyranny they imagine they are fighting against.
This is what I'm talking about. The Boogs don't want political power any more than an anarchist does. They are a means of upheaval, rather than a means to a specific end. Flipping the board over rather than installing anything in particular.
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Old 11th October 2020, 11:54 AM   #282
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One thing all these white supremacist/anti-government militias/boogaloo bois/ neo-Nazi/anti-Semitic/anti-Islamic/etc. groups have in common is fear. They all have a sense of being threatened by 'something'. This is something that I see in a lot of Trump supporters. They also fear 'something' and Trump feeds that. It can be immigrants, people of color, socialism, the government taking away their guns or their 'rights', whatever...but they are fearful.
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Old 12th October 2020, 11:03 AM   #283
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Originally Posted by TahiniBinShawarma View Post
And anti police non Trump supporters, strange indeed.
Considering I actually know him and his family, he's right wing.
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Old 12th October 2020, 12:50 PM   #284
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Originally Posted by Disbelief View Post
Considering I actually know him and his family, he's right wing.
You must be mistaken. Right wing media has informed me they are anarchist lefty terrorists...
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Old 12th October 2020, 02:29 PM   #285
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
You must be mistaken. Right wing media has informed me they are anarchist lefty terrorists...
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Old 15th October 2020, 10:20 AM   #286
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Trump Today on theFox interview asked about Gretchen Whitmer.

"She wants to be a dictator in Michigan. And the people can't stand her."
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Old 15th October 2020, 10:35 AM   #287
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In any normal and decent country any head of state doing this after a governor was the target of a terror plot would get universal condemnation.
Instead it's just another Wednesday with President Crazypants.
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Old 15th October 2020, 11:00 AM   #288
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Today on theFox interview asked about Gretchen Whitmer.

"She wants to be a dictator in Michigan. And the people can't stand her."
Hmm think the defense will be able to use the presidents words as an endorsement and hence sanction of their militia? After all from the Kyle Rittenhouse thread we learned that once it is a real militia the second amendment covers them against all such laws. Hence the arrest would be a violation of their second amendment rights.
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Old 15th October 2020, 11:04 AM   #289
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Hmm think the defense will be able to use the presidents words as an endorsement and hence sanction of their militia? After all from the Kyle Rittenhouse thread we learned that once it is a real militia the second amendment covers them against all such laws. Hence the arrest would be a violation of their second amendment rights.
These people will find that the fascist right has no problem disposing of inconvenient members of their own group when it suits them. Proud Boys regularly disavow their violent actors that get locked up or otherwise bring bad publicity. Kyle Rittenhouse will either rot in jail or walk free solely on the strength of his legal defense, and none of the CHUDs will lose a night of sleep if a 17 year old pisses the rest of his life away in jail because he drank the fashy Flavor-aid.

Likewise to these militia guys. They are only acting on the natural conclusion of the claims made by the extreme right, but they will be discarded like a piece of gum that has lost it's flavor. The right has no solidarity, individuals are disposable.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Today on theFox interview asked about Gretchen Whitmer.

"She wants to be a dictator in Michigan. And the people can't stand her."
This, and this alone, says it all about Trump, today's GOP, and those defending it, in the context of actual Constitutional law and SCOTUS precedent (Jacobson v Massachusetts).

In the 21st century, as in the 20th, once again we face those who, in the final analysis, wish for the savagery of a hunt-and-gather, zero-sum game absent civilization (i.e., "rules spoiled boys have to follow").

The GOP icon should be that of a cannibal wiping his bloody chin on his unsleeved arm.
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