Any time a friend, neighbor, or even family member feels entitled to tell me what I can or cannot say I indeed get #triggered Stands to reason that I may not thrive in a cancel culture run amuck... When you tell me what I must not or cannot say, it inspires my inner insanity to pull the trigger and fire away. free speech is messy but it must remain... there is a reason that it is first in the bill of rights. -- reality is that i am the only one that gets to choose my speech.. I won't choose for you, and you have no business choosing for me. Each of us is accountable for our own language... and the consequences that from that language.
Debate is between two visions. This is how two party elections work.
Harris/Biden TOP 10 Desires.
(regular stuff from Dems)
1. Higher taxes - redistribution of wealth by force
2. Open Borders
3. Socialized medicine - National healthcare for world
4. Abolish fossil fuels
5. Use taxpayer funds to support abortion.
6. Take guns - abolish 2nd amendment
2020 new stuff from Dems
7. Restructure the Supreme Court
8. National mask mandate
9. Use racism and segregation to “fight” racism.
10. Class warfare urban wealthy academic coastal elites vs rural working class
Powerful men standing together black and white, young and old, committed to a secure future rooted in individual liberty and justice for all. Justice must be coupled with liberty. Mob rule is not rule of law.
The current strategy of the left that paints conservatives as racist is a fear response. If the Democrats are forced to embrace principle and practice they will lose. Their only hope is to divide and destroy using emotion, cancel culture, and identity politics with the goal of retaining and increasing power. Spreading fear and allowing misery is deplorable on all sides but particularly when its foundation is rooted in a legacy of lies, and anecdotal extrapolation. Conflating and Confusing... are pillars of politicians.
Voting blocks are amazing tools and hard for rational, liberty minded individuals to embrace. We all want security and prosperity and the opportunity to pursue happiness. People are equal. Ideas are not. Practical liberty exists in the shades of gray.
#2A is just one issue, but it is a big one because it embodies individual rights and power. Local and immediate.
ON disbanding police-->> If Minneapolis wants no more police. Go for it. NYC, Chicago, LA, SF want less police funding and less police services — I think it is insane and it showcases a horrible disregard for public safety but it is their call.
This is a free country and states and localities CAN do as they choose. The rest of US will watch and learn.
FYI - police powers are almost wholly reserved for the states... by design within the federalism model. — issues should be taken up with the mayors and governors IMHO.
FYI 2– This foolishness will be catastrophic for the poorest and least able to flex and move.
Y’all better figure out who you are going to call when the actual evil criminals show up at your door. Arm yourself and educate yourself is my advice. Defunding and Abolishing will be a disaster.
The 2020 surveillance state in public is a good thing. Video is the most reliable way to capture events for the record. The sheer volume of mobile devices and cameras in the US forces us to consider our actions and choices. We the people can judge for ourselves in many cases. This is good. We have no expectation of privacy in public and on social media. The quality of mobile device video has improved so dramatically that we can all contribute to the record in a meaningful way. Authority figures and bullies are held accountable as it should be.
if we can develop more respect for one another this won’t be an issue. Public is public.
Each of us should now consider ourselves “armed” with the ability to record. Each of us must assume that we are being recorded.
I’m armed in other ways as well when I’m in public. You should be too. It makes us all safer. #1A #2A
We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal... — that creation and equality is derived from God not govt— Declaration of Independence is about liberty, the American constitution restricts the government not the individual. #FundamentalPrinciples matter.
Diseases. Not new.
Death. Not new.
Partisan division demagoguery and misinformation dissemination. Not new.
Americans celebrating their utter dependence and conformity to “the government” - experts, leaders, academics... NEW
My country and world view is built on a foundation of self reliance, work ethic, faith in God, and an overwhelming desire to better myself in pursuit of success. The descent into dependency and fear over the past months is staggering. We the people have allowed and encouraged a narrative which preaches that contact with neighbors and family will literally kill you. The pervasive spirit as of May 16 is that the government will save you if you just follow the rules.
Government leaders do NOT know the answers nor the way forward for me and my family. I am not dependent on them, they are dependent on me. This paradigm shift is core to the American dream. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.... give me liberty or give me death... Why are 300 million Americans acting like sheep? They have forgotten what it means to BE American. Our wealth and entitlement lifestyle has insidiously infected us with a self focused fear. In place of rugged individualism, we the people now lift up and celebrate conformity, collectivism, and consumerism as the apex of a fallen culture. This is not American. This is not the way.
I will not comply. Perhaps I never really did, but at least I see more clearly now. The future is built on faith and family and Americans acting like Americans, taking care of one another, stepping up boldly and leading the world.
sheeple, snowflakes, Karens, and cowards should step aside and follow. American? Yes, yes I am and I approve this message.
Intersection of principles and practices...