America is full of many thoughtless, selfish people who think their rights, their own perceived rights, are all that matters. I’ve read countless articles explaining the reasons why you should wear a mask. It shouldn’t even be an issue at this point. Wear a damn mask. It’s a no-brainer. To not want to wear one? What a horrible attitude to have against the living, breathing humans around you to not care if they get sick because of you. I’m glad you aren’t my friend, because you no longer would be allowed in my life .
Sadly, this is what Christianity means to this kind of person. What happened to, “Do unto others as you would have them to do unto you?” How indignant would you be if you ended up in the hospital with a breathing tube down your throat because that person arrogantly coughed in your face? Maybe you would be too sick to care – and if you died? And it didn’t have to happen? Enough people think like this to cause America to be #1 in selfishness, as well as #1 in deaths.
I remember seeing, during a trip to Japan, that it was common to see people here and there wearing masks every day because they thought they might have an illness, or germs they didn’t want to spread. They had respect for others. That’s right, respect. They were taught the meaning of the word when they were young. There was no honor in being selfish. There was shame. Too many children today are not taught the meaning of respect. They grow up having no respect for life, not even their own.
“You can’t make me wear a mask! I have constitutional rights!” they scream, while aggressively waving their arms, daring anyone to try and make them put a mask on. They don’t care how foolish they look, knowing people are going to put a video online to show everyone their bad behavior. They probably take pride in it.
These same selfish people will also yell loudly about abortions, saying babies have the right live. But for the most part they just want to yell because their life has no meaning and they don’t believe everyone has that same right to live unless they deem it so. So today they yell, “You have no right to make me wear a mask!” They spit and cough in people’s faces. Such disgusting behavior. Hypocrites. What is it about?
Being told to wear a mask in public. Shame on them.
We know this type of person. They call the police when they see a black person in their space. They yell and cuss at people of another race to go back to where they came from. They hear another language spoken and yell for them to speak American, a language that doesn’t exist. Everything is yelled with fists in the air. They start fights. They are largely rude and probably uneducated. They feel so powerful finally being able to have a chance to pull out that gun they bought and point it at people they don’t like because it makes them feel big and powerful in a world they feel is against them – a world that has made them feel small. They take no responsibility for their failed lives. Someone else caused it to happen to them and they want to get back at somebody and make them pay. Their president enforces this behavior and they model his actions. He is always yelling in capital letters on Twitter about what he thinks people are doing to him, never taking responsibility for causing it to himself by constantly raging against others. Pathetically immature. Not wearing a mask is like wearing a MAGA hat. It’s all tied together.
So wear a mask. It could save a life – your own – if you care about that.
Propaganda is always successful when people confine themselves to exposure of only one half of a storyry through the media. They may convince themselves they know both sides, but they’d have to look where their information came from to understand the bias of what they read.
SHOULD THE MEDIA TELL US THE TRUTH
The same story told by progressive news vs conservation news will often not appear to be the same story because of the way it is twisted. Some stories might not told to both sides because it is not in the best interest of that political party’s members to know about it. Knowledge is controlled, and controlling it crucial in controlling its supporters. It keeps Trump’s base of angry supporters.
If someone truly thinks that there is a witchhunt going to frame Trump, like he says, over and over, than his supporters need only to hear the information that sustains that belief. It doesn’t matter if Trump lies. The more he uses Twitter to tweet his feelings, true or not, once it is said it becomes truth in the mind of his supporters. They don’t want to hear anything that could destroy that belief. They want it to be true and they refuse to look at the actual facts of what is happening. They refuse to entertain the thought that he could be guilty of all that has been said. As long as Trump keeps crying “Fake news” and “Whichhunt,” they don’t have to listen to anything else. Even if it is proven he has committed crimes they won’t believe it. It will be all lies.
It is easy to see how their beliefs are formed. The drinking of Trump’s Kool-aid is complete. They would die for their “King” who wears no clothes simply because he believes he is clothed, like he believes he is loved by America even when so many don’t. A poll of scientific historians placed him dead last of all presidents looking at the quality of his presidency. Only he believes he is great, so only his supporters count as true Americans. They are the ones who constantly stroke his ego.
Trump would like to see opposing Democrats killed by his angry supporters.Who would say something like that as president? He believes he is better than anyone who came before him or who could come after him so he should be able to continue indefinitely. I believe that issue is something the GOP will propose – strongly – and will become a new chant. Trump believes he should be King. Then he would be royalty and adored by all in the world. He is deranged.
Trump has always been corrupt in his business dealings. He pits America against itself in the worst possible way by making his supporters fight against those who are able to see through him. He then believes the best of America is made up of only his supporters and the rest can go to hell. He believes they are liars who need to be by put down by his military, his police and his motorcycle gangs, who he said are really tough people. He said the democrats are going to get hurt if they continue to oppose him. He continually talks about how loved he is. This is what he psychologically needs – love and adoration. “America loves me. I am the best thing to happen to this country. No president has been better loved than me,” over and over until he convinces himself.
There is history being created now which we are going to look back on and regret. What kind of America will my grandchildren live in. I am scared and angry that this has been allowed. We are taking our last look at what will be called “the good ‘ol days.”
SHOULD TRUMP BE ALLOWED TO HURT THIS COUNTRY JUST BECAUSE HE IS PRESIDENT
This is Trump. We would find help for him if he were a relative, instead of giving excuses and justifications for his outlandish behavior – and if the people he puts in high places hurt the people of this great country I have always been proud to be part of, and they help drag us into the pollution that causes our distinction, oh well, they must think, it’s the Democrats fault. As long as they were loyal to Trump and bent to kiss his – ring? . . . Then it’s not their fault, is it.
He believes controlling “his people” like a dictator would be a great thing, like Putin. He would like to do away with congress because it gets in his way. There should only be one branch of the government not three He has fine – tuned his instincts and they are better than anyone else’s instincts so don’t question him. America belongs to him to do with how he wants. Fulfill his demands. Build this wall he desperately wants.
Most of the GOP happily supports Trump, but Americans overwelming want congress to defy Trump and stop his veto. What happens when he is no longer president? Where will his supporters go? What will they do when their ringleader has no power at all? Will he call for war so his supporters will fight for him as he says they will? Well he use war as a reason to stay president?
If we fall for it, the emotions he is trying so hard to stir up in us, and succeeding, then we as a country are going to lose more than we can imagine. His corruption has seeped into every part of our lives with corruption in education, corruption to the quality of our food with the continued allowance of Monsanto and other chemicals, housing and medical care with the draining of Medicare and Medicaid, to name a few. They will not be there for those who are not rich enough to make up the deficits with their bank accounts. They will have to go without the social safety net he is destroying. Republicans will be laughing while pushing Trump’s agenda along.
DOES THE RIGHT HAVE DIFFERENT NEEDS THAN THE LEFT?
Republicans, I guess, don’t need those socialist programs. They scream about it. Republicans don’t need and I hope refuse to collect Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, Section 8 or anything else which barely keeps some of us alive. Without it many would die quickly if there is no housing, no medical care and less food. Thank you GOP for trying to destroy it.
Trump will go emotionally off the rails if his power is taken away just because of – and he will say – a corrupt election – a fixed election, and continue to call people absurd names. The “fake” media will eat it up and the propaganda will be never ending. He will not want to lose power and if he loses, he will call for violence. It his nature that will make him do that because he thinks he is the greatest president of all time, so how could he lose an election! The results must be false! And he must lose if we are to survive. How many people will die in the process?
Those that drunk too heavily of the Kool Aid will feel they need to protect him and do violent things in his name, which we have already seen. If you can’t see this then you really are being influenced by the lies he continually says as he puffs up his fathers. Trump is not king. He is not a dictator, yet that is what he is trying to do and his loyal subjects who only hear his words are going to hurt people at the next change of power. There is always a change. Our country is built on elections even if that system is broken. No one person should have the power he wants for the rest of his life.
Maybe this needed to happen to show us who the politicians are who do things in the dark behind our backs, when they are supposed to be accountable to the people. Both political parties are so corrupt, bought by corporations who fill their campaign coffers. They do things good for themselves and their continued important places in our government, but they do not govern in a way that is good for all of the people in America.
We need leaders who listen to what the people need and not hide what they are doing. We need to get rid of congressmen who don’t have limits on their time because their corruption and their sense of entitlement has progressed too far. Maybe that can’t happen without an uprising of some sort, but people are going to get hurt.
Lately I haven’t been sharing many political articles on Facebook. I’m not going to convince anyone of anything at this point. The minds of the people of America have long been set in stone. No matter what Trump does they will twist it in some way that makes it a good thing for them. If the quality of life goes down they will blame Democrats in some way. I am not looking forward to the next 18 months of this campaign. I am so tired already of the crap in the media and this one is going to be particularly nasty.
IS THIS THE END FOR US?
To survive as the people of the United States of America we need to look past a person’s party. We have all lost friends or family who are on the “other side”. But that does not make up the whole of who someone is. There is more to all of us are than what “side” we are, on. Do we throw away our friendships and family who thinks differently about politics?
It is like the fight between the North and the South. We are still fighting to end racism so all races can be equal. But if the president thinks White Nationalists are good people, too, then the killing continues. Those killers approve of Trump because he supports them and more people die because of it To end Trump’s racist police supporters who continue to kill black people for weak excuses and get away with it, we need better laws in spite of what he thinks.
Will it get to the point, with our guns, that Republicans and Democrats will kill each in a civil war other over the politics of Trump? Is he worth that? Is he so great that we will kill each other over him? That will feed his ego to the breaking point. He will then have a solid hold in the history of this country, and that is a sad day for us.
Will it come to that? I think it might. But the people in America need to stop fighting each other and focus on fighting the corruption, or the country we become will be too fractured to function the way many of us remember, and like Humpty Dumpty, no one will be able to put us back together again.