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Old 9th October 2018, 04:21 PM   #681
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Originally Posted by Cabbage View Post
I have. Here it is for reference:



...and the only difference comparing this and, say, the actions of a James Patrick or Eric Rudolph or Timothy McVeigh, is the severity of the actions taken in revenge (or intended revenge, in Patrick's case). It's quite disingenuous to complain that Democrats are uniquely guilty when such examples of conservative activists are quite well known and much much worse.

And, sure, the actions of James Hodgkinson are similarly severe and deplorable...but then again, I was never ignorant enough to claim it was a uniquely Republican problem, now was I?
No one has been threatened with violence over the nomination of the rapist judge. That said why should people be expected to share restaurants or other public spaces with his kind? They have a right to demand he leave so decent people can enjoy such spaces without the threat of his presence.
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Old 9th October 2018, 08:24 PM   #682
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Originally Posted by phiwum View Post
You said that the left's recent public harassment was "copying the tactics of the right". That suggests that the right has engaged in the same sort of thing: publicly harassing officials out for a meal with their families.
You're correct. It's not copying, because it's not as extreme as the Right's tactics, which include murder and death threats.
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Old 9th October 2018, 11:17 PM   #683
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The people bombing Planned Parenthood clinics and threaten doctors and patients are the same who wanted Kavanaugh.

I don't see fanatical democrats bombing gunshows.
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Old 10th October 2018, 04:11 AM   #684
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
The people bombing Planned Parenthood clinics and threaten doctors and patients are the same who wanted Kavanaugh.

I don't see fanatical democrats bombing gunshows.
Just shooting up baseball games.
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Old 10th October 2018, 04:14 AM   #685
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Just shooting up baseball games.
You mean the shooter that was taken down by a lesbian cop?
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Old 10th October 2018, 05:18 AM   #686
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
You mean the shooter that was taken down by a lesbian cop?
What? So if Side A does something against Side B it's negated if someone else from Side A stops it?

What?
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Old 10th October 2018, 05:20 AM   #687
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
What? So if Side A does something against Side B it's negated if someone else from Side A stops it?

What?
Yep. It shows that side A wasn't responsible at all, but that it was just a lunatic.
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Old 10th October 2018, 05:28 AM   #688
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
Yep. It shows that side A wasn't responsible at all, but that it was just a lunatic.
That... makes no sense. Unless you want to argue there are not Republican/Right Wing/Conservative cops out there that could have gotten the call to report to shooting.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
That... makes no sense. Unless you want to argue there are not Republican/Right Wing/Conservative cops out there that could have gotten the call to report to shooting.
You make no sense trying to equate a lone gunman with the entirety of liberals. Liberals are not calling for violence. The conservative's leader, Trump, has many times.
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
You make no sense trying to equate a lone gunman with the entirety of liberals. Liberals are not calling for violence. The conservative's leader, Trump, has many times.
Oh I get it. "Your extremists count, mine don't because I define being an extremist as outside my tribe."
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
Oh I get it. "Your extremists count, mine don't because I define being an extremist as outside my tribe."
Not at all. Extremists on the left are fringe. Extremists on the right rule their party.
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Old 10th October 2018, 11:26 AM   #692
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
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Is there any rational reason to have posted that statement? A car is a great honking huge machine made of metal. You can kill someone with one of them - have you heard? You are required, by law, not to kill people or do them bodily harm with your car. Are you also getting out there and running down jaywalkers, or is it just protesters speaking for a cause you don't like?

The hyperbole is pure ********. This was a small handful of protesters and took all of ninety seconds to clear the corner. By law, in Portland ANY pedestrian has a right of way at ANY corner whether it's marked as a crosswalk or not.

Perhaps a vigilante-supporting driver like yourself should have just plowed into Mr. Lexus. I mean, he was disobeying the laws and deserved it, right?

Here is a great example. If you were in this car, would you stop? Or would you advance? Leftist mobs are out of control. If the moderates on the left do not start speaking out against it, they're about to face it themselves.


Also, do you feel those assaulting the car are "protestors" or do they need to be arrested? (do you consider their actions legal?)
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lesson - if you say beer 21 times, you get the job. Beer, beer...
Careful, now. You have to say you like it. You think I would've gotten the job if I said I never drink beer?
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Old 10th October 2018, 05:55 PM   #695
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Originally Posted by River View Post
Here is a great example. If you were in this car, would you stop? Or would you advance? Leftist mobs are out of control. If the moderates on the left do not start speaking out against it, they're about to face it themselves.


Also, do you feel those assaulting the car are "protestors" or do they need to be arrested? (do you consider their actions legal?)
Those protestors should be arrested. It's okay to go up right to the point of breaking a law as long as you don't go over. The protestors clearly broke the law.
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Old 10th October 2018, 07:49 PM   #696
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So murdering lefties in one case is just fine & dandy because of what some other lefties did in some other time & place
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I learned that the right is going to spin this next month as, "The Democrats, Hillary and George Soros waited until the last minute to bring out a 'rape victim' to lie about a good family man so he wouldn't get on the SCOTUS and they could keep killing babies!"
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Old 10th October 2018, 08:50 PM   #698
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I learned that the right is going to spin this next month as, "The Democrats, Hillary and George Soros waited until the last minute to bring out a 'rape victim' to lie about a good family man so he wouldn't get on the SCOTUS and they could keep killing babies!"
That's not so much spin as it is the literal truth.
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That's not so much spin as it is the literal truth.
That's a funny way to spell ********.
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That's not so much spin as it is the literal truth.
Clean up on the Kool Aid aisle!
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That's not so much spin as it is the literal truth.
I await your evidence of Clinton's involvement in the timing of the allegations, as well as Soro's.
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Here is a great example. If you were in this car, would you stop? Or would you advance? Leftist mobs are out of control. If the moderates on the left do not start speaking out against it, they're about to face it themselves.


Also, do you feel those assaulting the car are "protestors" or do they need to be arrested? (do you consider their actions legal?)
Oh, dear! You're really not very good at this, are you?

Do you realize that's another angle of the Lexus? Conveniently missing is the part where he drove forward with a protester hanging off the front of his car.

Conveniently missing from your discussions, so I'll ask again..... Are You Aware That Pedestrians in an Intersection in Portland Have the Right of Way?

Conveniently missing is the red herring defense that he has a right to protect his family, 'cuz there ain't no family there.

It's. The. Same. Guy. (Now you can pretend you knew that all along but I suspect you didn't. You were just looking for some graphic evidence to support your reprehensible statement that running down pedestrians is a proper thing to do. As I said, you can easily just retract the statement and get two Be A Man points. Or you can continue digging your hole.)

He decided he needed to turn and he wasn't going to take anything from the protesters so he turned INTO pedestrians walk straight across the crosswalk.


P.S. You might want to notice that the walk light is in favor of the pedestrians. Look closely. Your upstanding citizen, the one with the guy hanging off the hood of his car in the other video, is turning right into a bunch of pedestrians who have the light in their favor!!!
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Those protestors should be arrested. It's okay to go up right to the point of breaking a law as long as you don't go over. The protestors clearly broke the law.
Look at BOTH videos. In the first one (which started this discussion) he can clearly be seen to be driving deliberately, albeit slowly, through the protesters. There's a guy hanging off the front of the car. HIS ACTIONS ARE ILLEGAL.

The second video that River posted is from another angle and you can't see the guy draped across the hood of the car. But you can clearly see the walk light in favor of the pedestrians.

Minor infraction for taking vigilante action, but they weren't out to "get him" in spite of the lying headlines and comments in the video River linked to. They were chasing him down to get pictures of him and if he was actually in fear why did he stop his car and get out? Seems to be idiots on both sides. They shouldn't have hit his car with whatever those sticks were. He shouldn't have driven his car illegally through pedestrians (in the guise of protesters).
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Here is a great example. If you were in this car, would you stop? Or would you advance? Leftist mobs are out of control. If the moderates on the left do not start speaking out against it, they're about to face it themselves.

Also, do you feel those assaulting the car are "protestors" or do they need to be arrested? (do you consider their actions legal?)

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"Letís make sure we show up wherever we have to show up. If you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd, and you push back on them, and you tell them theyíre not welcome anymore, anywhere.Ē
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You know it. Unlike some of the liberals here, I will defend myself and my family.
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Look at BOTH videos. In the first one (which started this discussion) he can clearly be seen to be driving deliberately, albeit slowly, through the protesters. There's a guy hanging off the front of the car. HIS ACTIONS ARE ILLEGAL.

The second video that River posted is from another angle and you can't see the guy draped across the hood of the car. But you can clearly see the walk light in favor of the pedestrians.

Minor infraction for taking vigilante action, but they weren't out to "get him" in spite of the lying headlines and comments in the video River linked to. They were chasing him down to get pictures of him and if he was actually in fear why did he stop his car and get out? Seems to be idiots on both sides. They shouldn't have hit his car with whatever those sticks were. He shouldn't have driven his car illegally through pedestrians (in the guise of protesters).


Have fun being a victim. I refuse.
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You know it. Unlike some of the liberals here, I will defend myself and my family.
Do you realize what you're signing onto here? S&A lists things that liberals have said that s/he views as physical threats, then concludes with the "conceal carry" nonsense, as if it's necessary to be armed to protect oneself from the liberal mobs.
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Have fun being a victim. I refuse.
That makes no sense. You're portraying the perp in this instance as a victim and using cheap emotional tricks to garner sympathy for the noble citizen "defending his hearth and home".

What you mean, obviously, is no, you had no idea that you were showing another angle of the incident in question. You just went looking for some friendly rightwing sites showing justified attempted homicide, not realizing you'd already shot your load and missed on this same topic.

Carry on with your fantasy. Glad to know we can count on your "innocent" vote when they finally catch up with the guy who socked Richard Spencer. I mean, apparently disagreeing with someone is sufficient cause to cause them bodily harm in Riverworld.
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Personally, if I see someone driving a vehicle into a group of people, I won't be a victim, either.

Not everyone that's against the current Republican aberration is anti-gun.
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Do you realize what you're signing onto here? S&A lists things that liberals have said that s/he views as physical threats, then concludes with the "conceal carry" nonsense, as if it's necessary to be armed to protect oneself from the liberal mobs.

Reporters telling people to not use the word "mob," intermixed with video of the angry "liberal mobs": [Here]
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A simple look at FBI statistics will show you that right-wing violence outnumbers left-wing violence big a large margin.

for any left-wing act of domestic terrorism, I can give you three right-wing ones.

republicans are worried that democrats might start to catch up to them in terms of accepting violence as a legitimate power move.
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A simple look at FBI statistics will show you that right-wing violence outnumbers left-wing violence big a large margin.

for any left-wing act of domestic terrorism, I can give you three right-wing ones.

republicans are worried that democrats might start to catch up to them.
I wasn't aware they checked for left-right leaning when arresting criminals.
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Old 11th October 2018, 11:35 AM   #713
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Call me insensitive, but I don't care what happens to lefties who are intentionally blocking the road so they can bully, intimidate, and attack the people they stop. Stay on the sidewalk and mind your own business and you won't have to worry about being run down.
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Call me insensitive, but I don't care what happens to lefties who are intentionally blocking the road so they can bully, intimidate, and attack the people they stop. Stay on the sidewalk and mind your own business and you won't have to worry about being run down.
Are you saying they deserved to be run down?
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Are you saying they deserved to be run down?
I said I don't care what happens to liberal mobs blocking roads and trapping people in their cars. It is an aggressive act, and don't be surprised if it is met by an aggressive response, perhaps not at the Czar Nicholas level, though.
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I said I don't care what happens to liberal mobs blocking roads and trapping people in their cars. It is an aggressive act, and don't be surprised if it is met by an aggressive response, perhaps not at the Czar Nicholas level, though.
It's still assault and you're still wrong if you run people over.

Also, do you have evidence that they attacked the driver?
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Reporters telling people to not use the word "mob," intermixed with video of the angry "liberal mobs": [Here]
I have no idea what this means in the context of the discussion. Is this in some way a justification for a concealed gun in order to defend yourself from the "liberal mobs"?

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It's still assault and you're still wrong if you run people over.

Also, do you have evidence that they attacked the driver?
They bullied the driver and when you bully someone in a car, don't be surprised if they try to get away from you any way they can.

Years ago I moved back to Texas and had to take the written driver's test, even though I previously had a Texas driver's license and had an active license from another state. In any case, I missed one question on that test, which concerned a pedestrian in the middle of a street who wasn't at an intersection or in a walkway, and whether or not he had the right-of-way. I said yes, he had the right-of-way, and it was incorrect.
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They bullied the driver and when you bully someone in a car, don't be surprised if they try to get away from you any way they can.

"The Democrats have become too extreme and theyíve become, frankly, too dangerous to govern. Theyíve gone wacko! You donít give power to an angry left-wing mob."

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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
They bullied the driver and when you bully someone in a car, don't be surprised if they try to get away from you any way they can.

Years ago I moved back to Texas and had to take the written driver's test, even though I previously had a Texas driver's license and had an active license from another state. In any case, I missed one question on that test, which concerned a pedestrian in the middle of a street who wasn't at an intersection or in a walkway, and whether or not he had the right-of-way. I said yes, he had the right-of-way, and it was incorrect.
Was the video from Texas?

Were the pedestrians in the video near a corner?
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