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   Am I correct to assume that the author of this thread has read and understands all the legislation and its financial / social impact that has been passed in their State and at the Federal Government level?

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"...The greatest emeny of the United States are the ignorant and apathetic citizens who refuse to become involved and informed about what is going on or who dismiss politics as a rigged game...".

 

 

    Correct. But it goes way beyond politics. It goes into every facet of daily life that people refuse to contribute to. Not taking care of their health and finances. Not bothering to save energy or recycle and reuse. There are so few people who actually contribute anything.


"...Why is everyone a victim? Take personal responsibility for your life..."
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The greatest emeny of the United States are the ignorant and apathetic citizens who refuse to become involved and informed about what is going on or who dismiss politics as a rigged game. Politics is only rigged when ordinary citizens are either too lazy or complacent to become involved and informed. It makes no difference what political party one adheres to or what their beliefs may be. But when people are uninformed and uninvolved, it invites demagogues like Donald Trump to gain power. Then one day everyone wakes up and wonders what happened to our democratic form of government.

 

Perhaps this explains it all:

 

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@concerned3 wrote:

@johnsmith42 wrote:

 

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White Americans Are Biggest Terror Threat in U.S.: Study - NBC News

 

The Growing Right-Wing Terror Threat - The New York Times

 

Will it ever again be ok to be proud of being white?

Now I understand how Michelle Obama felt.


Ignorance- Lack of common sense in times when we need Our Country United, we use crisis to lie, disseminate false information and brainwash the population which we may feel are...........Dodo's?.  Who said, Americans are stupid...........?

We are shooting ourselves in the foot by creating a diversion or is that we think all Americans are so easily swayed?


If only there were any verifiably proved bases in fact instead of imaginary and unverifiable allegations.

 

Conservative unverifiable allegations are more accurate than our nation's security experts?

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@johnsmith42 wrote:

 

240px-Pogo_-_Earth_Day_1971_poster.jpg

 

White Americans Are Biggest Terror Threat in U.S.: Study - NBC News

 

The Growing Right-Wing Terror Threat - The New York Times

 

Will it ever again be ok to be proud of being white?

Now I understand how Michelle Obama felt.


Ignorance- Lack of common sense in times when we need Our Country United, we use crisis to lie, disseminate false information and brainwash the population which we may feel are...........Dodo's?.  Who said, Americans are stupid...........?

We are shooting ourselves in the foot by creating a diversion or is that we think all Americans are so easily swayed?

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White Americans Are Biggest Terror Threat in U.S.: Study - NBC News

 

The Growing Right-Wing Terror Threat - The New York Times

 

Will it ever again be ok to be proud of being white?

Now I understand how Michelle Obama felt.

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In Americka???

That every banger on the corner and radical nut has a legal right to add more firearms to the very many floating out there already.

 

That so many countries hate us...invasions and trying to push democracy on tribes that have existed long before our modern times.

 

Countries creating terrorists because of too much time on their hands...it's only going to go worse. You know that right?


Ignorance:  We don't use common sense. lack of proper education.  Every time a person buys a weapon it goes into the computer, if the same person goes to another seller and the seller sees that that person recently bought such and such that should raise a flag.  Hopefully background information indicates if that person did purchase recently or even last year another weapon that would mean interaction or sharing information among sellers then asking the police to check  is no accusation but helps clear doubts. Educate sellers in order to get a license to sell weapons. Exception to the rule, those weapons smuggled by gangs through tunnels etc.

 

Ignorance: We can't change people in one week or even in a year.  Democracy is great for our culture but we can't impose our way of thinking on others. Unfortunately they way they think is quite different to ours. They see lack of response as weakness, if you read about them, they respect those who are empowered. Our Ignorance led us to believe Saddam Hussein who was a dictator, abused his people, had weapons of mass destruction like Mustard gas which he used to wiped a  whole Kurdish village, set fire to the oil in Kuwait etc had to go, to free his people. His people? Different Tribes who lived very much (except in the cities) like when Christ was born and who had animosities against each other fed by centuries.  Saddam even though a dictator had his country controlled, that, we didn't see or anticipate because our way of thinking, we "ignored" basically how they functioned. We didn't educate ourselves about the region like we should have had.  Best intentions sometimes work backwards.

Ignorance: Conflict started brewing way ahead of our intervention and even before the Russian intervention. Need to read more about Caliphates how many and  how long has been in the mind of some Muslims.  It is not that they have too much time in their hands is that, the current problem, started to boil again even before Usama Bin Laden.  Usama  what he did (wow, intelligent man) is use the right opportunity to advance an ideology. His genius consisted in that he decentralized by creating cells that first reported to him but in his absence, they could function independently.  We took as a triumph when we eliminated Usama, not realizing that was the time each cell developed wings of their own.  This way of functioning is what makes them so dangerous. ISIS is branch of Al- Queda, even Al-Queda thought they were too extremist.  One way that ISIS is more dangerous is that they are political, they want to conquer the world and use the religious element. Oh no they don't have too much time in their hands, they are using the time to make gains but also to convince other Muslims that their way is the way. Is like and Imam who I saw recently giving a speech. He said Islam is not different in Europe, America etc. There is no European Muslims, there is no American Muslims. Islam is Global and is ruled the same way. We are in Europe to stay and we are the fastest growing religion, they will have to accept us. We won't repeat the errors made 600 years ago in Spain. In 2030 we expect to outnumber them. Then he insisted We are united, they are not.

 

We need to learn, not allow any smoke in our eyes, the more education, learning, the better the outcome.

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@mickstuder wrote:

@concerned3 wrote:

 

Who or What is the worst enemy of Our Country?

 

IGNORANCE


Ignorance allows other people to convince us that what they are saying is right and no one else is right.
Ex: That is why some countries don’t allow their citizens especially women to be educated. To be easily manipulated?


Ignorance allows people to convince others to intimidate those who don’t think or believe the same way.


What is the best way to defend Our Country against attacks to Our Constitutional laws, introduction of laws that allow the harm of other human beings or laws which are contrary to Our Laws?


EDUCATION


The more we know about extremists be Religious, Political, Racial etc. the best way that we can fight against it.

Prevent divisiveness, prevent, terrorism, prevent intimidation.


The old sayings have your friends close and your enemies closer.


The more we know will help to prevent, ignorant acts (attacking a Muslim Child who was wearing a Hijab while playing in school grounds), confusing one religion with another for ex: a Sikhs temple attacked by Muslim haters. Ignorant people will attack anything they don't know.    Educate people to identify different religions, denominations but overall that attacking others, those acts is not permitted and will be punished.


Extremists: what do they believe, what are their laws, how do  they see others. How they dress and behave. And what manipulations do they use to prevail or submit a majority to a minority. Hopefully allow people to identify them and not fall into manipulation traps.


Impartiality: means to present any subject in the light of not only your beliefs but also what others think about it or describe it, without coloring the presentation with only one sided opinion.


Education about any subject is the best we can do, without the limitations that others impose, for whom it is not convenient that we know both or more sides to it. Reality is different for many individuals, an impartial presentation allows them to compare and decide what is real and fair.

 

As a Country, United we stand but Divided will fall.

 


Who or What is the worst enemy of Our Country?

 

Money in Politics.......................Money in the pockets of too few.................Money in the pockets of too many who have no conscious..................


Ignorance:

How many of us care to find out how the money under and even over the table works in Politics?

Money in the pockets of too few: yes indeed, why? You give  an individual a fish he eats one day, you teach them how to fish and that is another story. With education we give people wings to fly, learn and get out of situations which sometimes they seem insurmountable.

Money in the pockets of two many who have no conscience. Yes indeed why?It goes back to ignorance.

We believe what we choose to believe, how many of us cares enough to look for  different answers and not just spill what we are told. Always go to the same sources for answers without venturing into others opinion and finding out who is telling the truth or the truth is in between.

 

Again the worse enemy is Ignorance, solution Educate, don't limit education to one side only and allow people to open their eyes and see the world.

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In Americka???

That every banger on the corner and radical nut has a legal right to add more firearms to the very many floating out there already.

 

That so many countries hate us...invasions and trying to push democracy on tribes that have existed long before our modern times.

 

Countries creating terrorists because of too much time on their hands...it's only going to go worse. You know that right?

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@concerned3 wrote:

 

Who or What is the worst enemy of Our Country?

 

IGNORANCE


Ignorance allows other people to convince us that what they are saying is right and no one else is right.
Ex: That is why some countries don’t allow their citizens especially women to be educated. To be easily manipulated?


Ignorance allows people to convince others to intimidate those who don’t think or believe the same way.


What is the best way to defend Our Country against attacks to Our Constitutional laws, introduction of laws that allow the harm of other human beings or laws which are contrary to Our Laws?


EDUCATION


The more we know about extremists be Religious, Political, Racial etc. the best way that we can fight against it.

Prevent divisiveness, prevent, terrorism, prevent intimidation.


The old sayings have your friends close and your enemies closer.


The more we know will help to prevent, ignorant acts (attacking a Muslim Child who was wearing a Hijab while playing in school grounds), confusing one religion with another for ex: a Sikhs temple attacked by Muslim haters. Ignorant people will attack anything they don't know.    Educate people to identify different religions, denominations but overall that attacking others, those acts is not permitted and will be punished.


Extremists: what do they believe, what are their laws, how do  they see others. How they dress and behave. And what manipulations do they use to prevail or submit a majority to a minority. Hopefully allow people to identify them and not fall into manipulation traps.


Impartiality: means to present any subject in the light of not only your beliefs but also what others think about it or describe it, without coloring the presentation with only one sided opinion.


Education about any subject is the best we can do, without the limitations that others impose, for whom it is not convenient that we know both or more sides to it. Reality is different for many individuals, an impartial presentation allows them to compare and decide what is real and fair.

 

As a Country, United we stand but Divided will fall.

 


Who or What is the worst enemy of Our Country?

 

Money in Politics.......................Money in the pockets of too few.................Money in the pockets of too many who have no conscious..................

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

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