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Angry Americans

  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders was ousted from a restaurant in Virginia.
  • Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was jeered as she dined at Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C.
  • A woman confronted EPA head Scott Pruitt in a restaurant in D.C. while she was holding her baby.
    "We deserve to have somebody at the EPA who actually does protect our environment, someone who believes in climate change and takes it seriously for the benefit of all us, including our children," she said. "I would urge you to resign before your scandals push you out." Pruitt didn't respond, and promptly got up and left with his security guards.
  • Protesters were video-recorded confronting Mitch McConnell as he left a restaurant.
    One of the protesters in the video can be heard saying “We know where you live,” which was called a “not-so-subtle threat right out of the Maxine Waters playbook.”
    Rep. Maxine Waters has never called for violence, but has urged the public to peacefully and publicly confront members of the Trump administration. Since encouraging protests, she has received several threats and been forced to cancel appearances.
  • A woman saw Steve Bannon in a Virginia book store. She took the opportunity to call him a “piece of trash.”
    Nick Cooke, the owner of the book store, called the police.
    In a tweet following the incident, Philippe Reines, a former top aide to Hillary Clinton, shared the contact information of the Virginia bookstore. She posted the address, phone number and email of the bookstore, which is available on the store’s website, appearing to urge his followers to contact the business to defend the woman.
  • A woman harassing a Trump supporter on a plane (video)...

 

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@rk9152 wrote:

@gruffstuff wrote:

Angry Americans

 

If no threats were made and the public officials were not attacked then no laws were broken, if laws  were broken we can be sure to hear about it.

 

Trying to silence criticism with stuff like this is not a call for civility, it's a demand for servility.

 

That's rich after the politics of Republicans for the last forty years.


If some Kluxer uses the dreaded "N" word, everyone goes nuts and the lefties on these boards try to associate his act with every Republican, Fox news, and Limbaugh.

 

Any thoughts on the "no law broken theory".


Yeah - there's the law, then there's human decency. When a Republicans gets caught being disgusting and vile and other Republicans rush to his/her defense, THEY are supporting the vile and disgusting, not the individual.Want to support the individual, separate them from their behavior in your defense.

 

Those who support vile and disgusting behavior - sexual assault, kidnapping torture and ransom of children, applying obscenities to describe entire populations, and all those other parts of Trumps Policy that degrade and defile other human beings -  should expect to receive very little consideration under the guise of "human decency" because they refuse to admit others deserve that consideration.

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Yes, Scout.  These are the deplorable's that support this disgusting, lying bigot.


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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Any thoughts on the "no law broken theory".

 

The US Supreme Court determined that it is freedom of speech and therefore not against the law to give "the finger" to a police officer. However, certain local jurisdictions have rules about swearing in public which can be a misdemeanor.

 

I think the CBS News item summed it up best:

 

"The First amendment protects your freedom of expression, even rude expression. But there are limits. You can’t use your words to incite violence – gestures either – those are fighting words. In general, the gesture isn’t likely to cause a reasonable person to start fighting, but if you couple it with aggressive movement, it could lead to your arrest... you really shouldn’t be arrested for your one fingered salute, that doesn’t mean it won’t cost you legal fees to win a case you could have avoided just by being civil."

 

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/01/30/is-it-illegal-to-give-the-finger/

 

 

Remember her? She lost her job but was not arrested:

 

trump biker.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

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@rk9152 wrote:

If some Kluxer uses the dreaded "N" word, everyone goes nuts and the lefties on these boards try to associate his act with every Republican, Fox news, and Limbaugh.

 

Any thoughts on the "no law broken theory".


Trump has been using the "no law broken" theory to his advantage for quite some time.  He openly mocks handicapped individuals, assigns insulting names to his enemies and subordinates, does not release his taxes, does not divest his holdings, brags about grabbing women, cheats on his wife with porn stars. insults former presidents of both parties, and the list goes on. 

 

Americans are used to fighting back against tyrants.  It is seldom an experience the tyrant enjoys. 

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I think we should MAGA back to the 16-1700's when officials were dragged from their houses, their possesions looted, and the homes burned by the citizens they refused to represent. this also included the emptying jails and hanging the sheriff. We have fewer rights to protest in this Nation than some 3rd world dictatorships. Shame on you people for telling the citizens to lie down and take it.
So it begins.
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@MIseker wrote:
I think we should MAGA back to the 16-1700's when officials were dragged from their houses, their possesions looted, and the homes burned by the citizens they refused to represent. this also included the emptying jails and hanging the sheriff. We have fewer rights to protest in this Nation than some 3rd world dictatorships. Shame on you people for telling the citizens to lie down and take it.

rise workers, you have nothing to lose but your shackles.

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@Richva wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

If some Kluxer uses the dreaded "N" word, everyone goes nuts and the lefties on these boards try to associate his act with every Republican, Fox news, and Limbaugh.

 

Any thoughts on the "no law broken theory".


Trump has been using the "no law broken" theory to his advantage for quite some time.  He openly mocks handicapped individuals, assigns insulting names to his enemies and subordinates, does not release his taxes, does not divest his holdings, brags about grabbing women, cheats on his wife with porn stars. insults former presidents of both parties, and the list goes on. 

 

Americans are used to fighting back against tyrants.  It is seldom an experience the tyrant enjoys. 


How is that related to the post I was responding to or my response?

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I see the Trump administration now has 38 children who's parent's it cannot identify.  The incompetent administration asked for more time. 

 

In other news, Sara Huckabee-Sanders was not served a burger today. The incompetent administration went bat puckey over the issue. 

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@Richva wrote:

 

In other news, Sara Huckabee-Sanders was not served a burger today. The incompetent administration went bat puckey over the issue. 


Where and do you have a source?  Nothing comes up with a google.

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@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@Richva wrote:

 

In other news, Sara Huckabee-Sanders was not served a burger today. The incompetent administration went bat puckey over the issue. 


Where and do you have a source?  Nothing comes up with a google.


What, you don't like fake news?  Come on.....you are a Republican.....Republicans LOVE fake news. 

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@Richva wrote:


What, you don't like fake news?  Come on.....you are a Republican.....Republicans LOVE fake news. 


Guess I'm not a Republican then since I didn't catch it...besides I don't deal in fake news like several here who continually spreads it.

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@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@Richva wrote:


What, you don't like fake news?  Come on.....you are a Republican.....Republicans LOVE fake news. 


Guess I'm not a Republican then since I didn't catch it...besides I don't deal in fake news like several here who continually spreads it.


Between this and the Mueller investigation topic - there must be something in the air, it seems like we have entered the kindergarten.

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@rk9152 wrote:

@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@Richva wrote:


What, you don't like fake news?  Come on.....you are a Republican.....Republicans LOVE fake news. 


Guess I'm not a Republican then since I didn't catch it...besides I don't deal in fake news like several here who continually spreads it.


Between this and the Mueller investigation topic - there must be something in the air, it seems like we have entered the kindergarten.


Kindergarten - no you folks are in the World of Big Boy Pants now & from all the whining on this thread - you are not prepared for the Reality......

 

Hey but please accept my thoughts and prayers for your quick recovery from all this abuse........

 

 

( " China if You're Listening - Get Trumps Tax Returns " )

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" - Anonymous

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@rk9152 wrote:

@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@Richva wrote:


What, you don't like fake news?  Come on.....you are a Republican.....Republicans LOVE fake news. 


Guess I'm not a Republican then since I didn't catch it...besides I don't deal in fake news like several here who continually spreads it.


Between this and the Mueller investigation topic - there must be something in the air, it seems like we have entered the kindergarten.


Speaking of the Mueller investigation.  I see Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is headed back to court for sentencing after his plea deal. Something for Sara Sanders to look forward to explaining after she finishes whining about not getting her hamburger. 

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@gruffstuff wrote:

Angry Americans

 

If no threats were made and the public officials were not attacked then no laws were broken, if laws  were broken we can be sure to hear about it.

Trying to silence criticism with stuff like this is not a call for civility, it's a demand for servility.

That's rich after the politics of Republicans for the last forty years.


Who mentioned about laws being broken?  And what about the right of these public officials to enjoy being out with their families?  Has it become that a person's private life is not sacred?  Of course liberals have to resort to mayhem, violence when they don't get their way.  They're more like spoiled kids who resort to throwing a hissy fit when they don't get their way.

 

And you accuse the Republicans? 

 

Conservatives are compared to Nazis, Hitler and their followers...but these actions is comparible to the riots of the 1920s and 1930s.

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@gordyfl wrote:
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders was ousted from a restaurant in Virginia.
  • Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was jeered as she dined at Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C.
  • business to defend the woman.

No matter what we think of government officials in their public capacity I believe it's going too far to harass them in their private lives.  Reminiscent of our being harassed at the port when when we returned from Vietnam ...we just wanted to go home.

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@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@gordyfl wrote:
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders was ousted from a restaurant in Virginia.
  • Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was jeered as she dined at Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C.
  • business to defend the woman.

No matter what we think of government officials in their public capacity I believe it's going too far to harass them in their private lives.  Reminiscent of our being harassed at the port when when we returned from Vietnam ...we just wanted to go home.


I came back from the same Vietnam at I'm assuming within the same few year time frame as you ............. I have 2 Stars on my Vietnam Service Medal = 2 tours..............I was in agreement with every single Anti-war protestor that got in my face when I was discharged - WHY - Their activities shortened the length of the war - saved many many American lives.............

 

Every American Citizen has a Constitutional protected right to address their elected officials in public and especially on public property 

 

Those who attempt to water down this right are wrong....

 

Trump refused and still refuses to allow anyone into his campaign rallies who is willing to challenge him and if someone somehow gains admittance - they are physically removed- same thing happens at a Mcconnell Public Rally - 

 

It's well known most Republican Politicians refuse to hold public events

 

So how in the world is any Citizen supposed to engage their elected officials and the people they appoint 

 

These people have purposely restricted access to the American Public - they even hide from the MSM who's job it is to inform the American Public 

 

Seek them out and engage anywhere until they hold regular public events where anyone can attend and ask questions or present opinions

 

Those who do not like it - find another job

 

 

( " China if You're Listening - Get Trumps Tax Returns " )

" )
" - Anonymous

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@mickstuder wrote:



I came back from the same Vietnam at I'm assuming within the same few year time frame as you ............. I have 2 Stars on my Vietnam Service Medal = 2 tours..............I was in agreement with every single Anti-war protestor that got in my face when I was discharged - WHY - Their activities shortened the length of the war - saved many American lives.............

 



Stars on the VSM doesn't denote number of tours, but of campaigns participated in.  I also have multiple campaign stars on my service medal, but they mean nothing about tours.  One could have more than one during a single tour, I also served more than one tour by choice.

 

But that's immaterial to the discussion.  From what I've been seeing about the posts here most liberals have been posting supporting the right of everyone, especially minorities, to enjoy the civil rights promoted by the Constitution. 

 

But apparently they believe that if a person is employed by the Federal Government they lose those rights in their private lives. 

 

 

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@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@mickstuder wrote:



I came back from the same Vietnam at I'm assuming within the same few year time frame as you ............. I have 2 Stars on my Vietnam Service Medal = 2 tours..............I was in agreement with every single Anti-war protestor that got in my face when I was discharged - WHY - Their activities shortened the length of the war - saved many American lives.............

 



Stars on the VSM doesn't denote number of tours, but of campaigns participated in.  I also have multiple campaign stars on my service medal, but they mean nothing about tours.  One could have more than one during a single tour, I also served more than one tour by choice.

 

But that's immaterial to the discussion.  From what I've been seeing about the posts here most liberals have been posting supporting the right of everyone, especially minorities, to enjoy the civil rights promoted by the Constitution. 

 

But apparently they believe that if a person is employed by the Federal Government they lose those rights in their private lives. 

 

 


When one goes out of the confines of their home - where one does have some rights to privacy - and proceeds to go out in public - especially if one is a celebrity - a well known public figure - or a person who has become known for being in the employ of any branch of government and speaking publicly for that branch of government - one has no Constitutional or other protection from other citizens singly, or in groups speaking their minds and expressing their opprobrious feelings regarding that person, their position and their words and actions.

 

Isn't the First Amendment and each and every Supreme Court Decision regarding it wonderful?

 

 

44>dolt45
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@alferdpacker wrote:


When one goes out of the confines of their home - where one does have some rights to privacy - and proceeds to go out in public - (rest deleted as it is long winded)



So you are saying that if you go out in public I have the right to harass you as much as I want and you have no recourse under the law?  

 

Hasn't the Supreme Court ruled that your right to free speech doesn't include yelling 'FIRE' in a crowded theater?  You are saying that certain individuals have rights in their private lives, but they give up those rights if they go to work for the Federal government. 

 

Liberals are hypocritical when they say that someone is entitled to civil rights and protection under the law IF they fall under certain categories, but others have no rights at all.  Basically that is what you and liberals are saying.

 

Even liberals are subject to the laws the same as others.  You are repeating the mantra of the hippies from the past that you and other liberals have rights, but the rest doesn't. 

 

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