“Insight” from Democrat Congressperson

 

Holy Toledo.  This woman serves in The United States House of Representatives.  She’s not somebody’s drunk aunt, or a wild eyed drug-addled conspiracy-screaming homeless person, or even a Sociology professor.

She’s a congressperson.  Holy Toledo.  I don’t even know how to respond to this.  The police engage in government funded murder.  Because America is inherently racist.  So no more police, and no more jails.  Right.  Ok.  That should go well.  Brilliant idea.

The Democrat Party has serious problems.

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  1. Columbo Member
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    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

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  2. Dr. Bastiat Member
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    Columbo (View Comment):

    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

    And where is every Democrat in the United States?  You would think she would be stomped on by her Democrat colleagues, who don’t want to be associated with insanity or stupidity.  

    Unless the Democrat party has a serious problem.

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  3. Kozak Member
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    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Columbo (View Comment):

    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

    And where is every Democrat in the United States? You would think she would be stomped on by her Democrat colleagues, who don’t want to be associated with insanity or stupidity.

    Unless the Democrat party has a serious problem.

    Since she is against all policing and militarization, let’s start with the Capitol Police and the National Guard in DC.

    Some GOP member with stones should introduce the legislation.

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  4. Columbo Member
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    @Columbo

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Columbo (View Comment):

    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

    And where is every Democrat in the United States? You would think she would be stomped on by her Democrat colleagues, who don’t want to be associated with insanity or stupidity.

    Unless the Democrat party has a serious problem.

    They are insane and have stopped trying to hide it. The real problem is that their government schools have turned out a vast voting block of stupid people.

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  5. I Walton Member
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    @IWalton

    Do you suppose when the prevailing views supported representative government, freedom of choice, expanding opportunities that a lot of people went along with it because it’s easy to go along, or did we fundamentally change by creeping government served by such views or changing who immigrated?

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  6. Stina Member
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    Columbo (View Comment):
    The real problem is that their government schools have turned out a vast voting block of stupid people.

    This.

    The Democrat party is as much a problem as the Green Party and the Libertarian Party.

    As has been greatly pressed upon us by the Legitimate Election Brigade, the problem is unequivocally the hordes of absolute idiots that vote.

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  7. Hang On Member
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    There are many drunk aunts (and uncles) in the House. Nancy Pelosi is the epitome of a drunk aunt.

    Tlaib must feel very threatened by all those police and national guard around the capitol just waiting to break in and murder her.

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  8. Stad Coolidge
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    @Stad

    All Republicans running for the House in 2022 need to use Tlaib’s tweet in their campaign ads . . .

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  9. WI Con Member
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    It’s like members of “The Squad” are on some type of scheduled rotation to propose the most idiotic policy possible.

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  10. DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone Coolidge
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    Hang On (View Comment):
    Tlaib must feel very threatened by all those police and national guard around the capitol just waiting to break in and murder her.

    You joke, but she probably does.

    Remember, this is the woman who, upon being sworn in, announced “We’re gonna impeach the m***** f***er.” Except she didn’t say “asterisk.”

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  11. DonG (2+2=5. Say it!) Coolidge
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    Dr. Bastiat:

    The Democrat Party has serious problems.

    Since the DNC is charge, America has serious problems!

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  12. RufusRJones Member
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    Life in Rural America (which is where Republican Trump voters live and govern), is clean, safe and racially tolerant. Most places in America where life is dirty, polluted, dangerous, violent, and plagued with racial hate and race riots, are cities that are almost exclusively populated by and governed by Democrats.

     

    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/04/12/nolte-rural-trump-voters-already-live-in-the-safe-tolerant-utopia-leftists-claim-to-want/

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  13. Charlotte Member
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    How can she in good conscience continue to serve in the national legislature of such an irredeemably wicked country?

    Her only defensible course of action is to resign and move to a different, better country.

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  14. RufusRJones Member
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    I’m not the one to completely flesh this out, but when you look at that, is QAnon such a big deal in the GOP? When Republicans worry about that stuff, it strikes me as really stupid, but I’m not going to get into a big argument about it.

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  15. DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone Coolidge
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    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    I’m not the one to completely flesh this out, but when you look at that, is QAnon such a big deal in the GOP? When Republicans worry about that stuff, it strikes me as really stupid, but I’m not going to get into a big argument about it.

    No, please do get into a big argument about it.

    It’s dumb. QAnon is a trivial group that barely exists. Nobody knows what it is (although according to surveys, Democrats know more about it than Republicans.) The mythical QAnon threat was invented by Democrats to distract from the actual rioting, looting, and murdering committed by BLM/Antifa groups.

    Anyone who thinks QAnon is a serious threat is an unserious person and needs to be shunned.

    And yes, I know we have people here who think it’s a serious threat. They should be banned for violating the rule about spreading conspiracy theories.

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  16. RufusRJones Member
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    DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone (View Comment):
    And yes, I know we have people here who think it’s a serious threat. They should be banned for violating the rule about spreading conspiracy theories.

    I like this. lol

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  17. RufusRJones Member
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    I don’t know anything about Q anon. The thing about Alex Jones is, the ruling class starts doing just enough of what he predicts that you can’t stop the momentum. Then throw in the fact that he’s a sociopath that can act anyway needs to 100% of the time. Everything has a cogent ring to it because he can pull it off because he’s a psychopath. That’s what’s going on. 

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  18. RufusRJones Member
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  19. Full Size Tabby Member
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    DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    I’m not the one to completely flesh this out, but when you look at that, is QAnon such a big deal in the GOP? When Republicans worry about that stuff, it strikes me as really stupid, but I’m not going to get into a big argument about it.

    No, please do get into a big argument about it.

    It’s dumb. QAnon is a trivial group that barely exists. Nobody knows what it is (although according to surveys, Democrats know more about it than Republicans.) The mythical QAnon threat was invented by Democrats to distract from the actual rioting, looting, and murdering committed by BLM/Antifa groups.

    Anyone who thinks QAnon is a serious threat is an unserious person and needs to be shunned.

    And yes, I know we have people here who think it’s a serious threat. They should be banned for violating the rule about spreading conspiracy theories.

    As has been noted many times, “right wing nuts” are trivial in numbers, and exist well outside the mainstream of the Republican party, while “left wing nuts” are officials of, and speakers for, the Democratic party. 

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  20. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… Member
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    Rep. Tlaib wrote: “Duante Wright was met with aggression & violence.”

    It looks to me like he initiated the aggression and violence.

    As usual, I am skeptical of early news reports.  That said, Wright was reportedly pulled over for an expired registration tag, and upon running his name, officers discovered that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The allegations from the prior charges were carrying a pistol without a permit and fleeing police, in March of this year.  Wright reportedly missed a court hearing, and a warrant was issued on April 2.  This is according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, here.

    You can see the video of the shooting here.  Wright got out of the car and was standing peacefully while officers began to handcuff him.  He then suddenly and violently broke free, got back into the car, and scuffled with the officers.

    I think that it is clear that the wrongful aggression and violence were initiated by Wright.

    Reportedly, the officer who shot and killed Wright erroneously used her gun rather than her taser.  Unlike the death of George Floyd, there doesn’t appear to be a serious question about the cause of death.  The evidence appears to clearly indicate that this was a homicide.  The question is whether it was a justifiable homicide.

    My overall view on this incident is unsettled at present.  I have three thoughts:

    1. I am pretty much at the end of my patience with arguments in favor of criminal thugs who resist arrest, and are killed in the ensuing tussle.  I’m becoming jaded with these incidents, approaching the point of not caring. I’m concerned that this is a bad thing.  The idea that the police can use lethal force against anyone resisting arrest is not the law currently, and perhaps shouldn’t be the law, though I am sometimes inclined toward a harsher approach out of a sense of frustration about incidents like these.
    2. If we accept the shooting officer’s apparent explanation — that she meant to use her taser rather than her gun — then this becomes a difficult case for her defense.  At a minimum, this looks like negligent homicide to me, which is second degree manslaughter under Minnesota law, I think.  She was reportedly a 26-year veteran of the police force, and she can’t tell her service pistol from her taser?  The explanation suggests that she meant to use non-lethal force, which may make it very difficult for her to argue that lethal force was justified in the circumstances.
    3. Democrat politicians and the media seem to have learned nothing from prior incidents about the need to avoid a rush to judgment, and to avoid throwing fuel on the fire of (largely unwarranted) racial unrest.  The Star Tribune’s supposedly news story uses extremely opinionated and inflammatory rhetoric.  (This is the paper for which James Lileks works, I think.)
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  21. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Columbo (View Comment):

    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

    And where is every Democrat in the United States? You would think she would be stomped on by her Democrat colleagues, who don’t want to be associated with insanity or stupidity.

    Unless the Democrat party has a serious problem.

    I believe that the Democrat party has had a serious problem since the McGovernites took over the party in 1972.  Since then, they’ve just been patiently waiting for the average American IQ to go down far enough to buy into their insanity.

    Ms. Tlaib’s idiocy is now in the “mainstream” of Democratic thought.  They figure that now is the time to strike.

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  22. Vance Richards Member
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    Kozak (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Columbo (View Comment):

    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

    And where is every Democrat in the United States? You would think she would be stomped on by her Democrat colleagues, who don’t want to be associated with insanity or stupidity.

    Unless the Democrat party has a serious problem.

    Since she is against all policing and militarization, let’s start with the Capitol Police and the National Guard in DC.

    Some GOP member with stones should introduce the legislation.

    Yeah, sitting behind a fence guarded by both the National Guard and the Capitol police, and then saying we need less policing and militarization?

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  23. Charlotte Member
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    CACrabtree (View Comment):
    Since then, they’ve just been patiently waiting for the average American IQ to go down far enough to buy into their insanity.

    😂😂😂

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  24. Doug Watt Moderator
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    She’s not somebody’s drunk aunt, or a wild eyed drug-addled conspiracy-screaming homeless person, or even a Sociology professor.

    Some people are stupid without having to resort to better living through chemical enhancements.

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  25. Dr. Bastiat Member
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    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    She’s not somebody’s drunk aunt, or a wild eyed drug-addled conspiracy-screaming homeless person, or even a Sociology professor.

    Some people are stupid without having to resort to better living through chemical enhancements.

    That’s why I included the Sociology professor…

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  26. Doug Watt Moderator
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    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    She’s not somebody’s drunk aunt, or a wild eyed drug-addled conspiracy-screaming homeless person, or even a Sociology professor.

    Some people are stupid without having to resort to better living through chemical enhancements.

    That’s why I included the Sociology professor…

    Understood, after having done police work I’m well aware that the psych and sociology professor’s I had, had no idea what they were talking about. There is such a thing as a bad boy, and bad girls as well.

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  27. RufusRJones Member
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    This will never happen but, I’ve always thought it would be really cool if Jon Lott had a sociology class you could take online. So much of his gun policy stuff is just like that. It would be a hell of a weapon for the right.

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  28. MiMac Thatcher
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    Hang On (View Comment):

    There are many drunk aunts (and uncles) in the House. Nancy Pelosi is the epitome of a drunk aunt.

    Tlaib must feel very threatened by all those police and national guard around the capitol just waiting to break in and murder her.

    It’s worse than drunk-drunk is only temporary , but stupid lasts a lifetime.

    You must not have heard of the great story about Winston Churchill- once after a round of heavy drinking he was cutting thru the offices of parliament when he bumped into Bessie Braddock a Scottish female MP (of note she was an obese socialist-if not often a commie).

    Bessie Braddock: “Winston, you are drunk, and what’s more you are disgustingly drunk”.
    Winston Churchill: “Bessie, my dear, you are ugly, and what’s more, you are disgustingly ugly. But tomorrow I shall be sober and you will still be disgustingly ugly”

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  29. Full Size Tabby Member
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    Kozak (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Columbo (View Comment):

    Where is the Enemedia on this?

    That is who is to blame for these lies being un-challenged.

    And where is every Democrat in the United States? You would think she would be stomped on by her Democrat colleagues, who don’t want to be associated with insanity or stupidity.

    Unless the Democrat party has a serious problem.

    Since she is against all policing and militarization, let’s start with the Capitol Police and the National Guard in DC.

    Some GOP member with stones should introduce the legislation.

    Or at least ask Rep. Tlaib to co-sponsor such legislation and record her answer. 

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  30. Hang On Member
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    DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Hang On (View Comment):
    Tlaib must feel very threatened by all those police and national guard around the capitol just waiting to break in and murder her.

    You joke, but she probably does.

    Remember, this is the woman who, upon being sworn in, announced “We’re gonna impeach the m***** f***er.” Except she didn’t say “asterisk.”

    Figuring out what goes through the Tlaib mind is far beyond my abilities. Fortunately.

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