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How can the U.S. heal its political divides?


We're increasingly in a tribal mentality of red vs. blue. As a libertarian, I'm concerned that people are not able to get along or do what's best for the country anymore; they want two dramatically opposed visions for the future of the country and do not seem willing to make compromises for stability and peace. People are beating up Donald Trump supporters. While it seems that the nation is moving forward on issues we all tend to agree on, like marijuana and gay marriage, other things like feminism and BLM cause hatred and turmoil. Can society recover from all this nasty tribalism?

 

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Larry Douglas Clifton (DougClifton) says

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    Catherine Mostly (Misfit Chick) 4 months ago

    The problem is rooted in mostly religious fear. Many MANY white Christians in the US view these 'other peoples' as being 'bad' bcuz they worship the wrong God. So, they are expendable, PLUS it is 'God's will' in these 'end times'. SAD & scary bot


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    Yes Dear (lovemychris) 4 months ago

    unfortunately, our new federal gvt wont allow us to be liberal at all. may not affect people...

    until it does


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 4 months ago

    Yes attitudes like yours do seemingly cause a divide of opinions. But that is not a divide in our country. We have to have at least to positions (dem-Rep) I disagree but respect your opinion and I did not beat you down.


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Kara belle says

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 4 months ago

    Kara you do not seem like a pathological liar.I don't think I am or any of my friends or acquaintances. The mechanic and the clerk don't seem to lie. Come to think of it I don't even know one. Do you personally?


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    bradmasterOCcal 4 months ago

    Erin

    The problem with the electoral college, imo, is the all or nothing. Ca has 55 electoral votes, and to give them all, erases the votes of over 4 million voters.


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    Norine Williams 4 months ago

    You go Pat! LOVE is the key! TRUTH is LOVE! The ONE THING you missed is GOD who is [REAL] LOVE! The foundation of EVERYTHING that will "heal the nation!" Unfortunately, MOST "think" HE'S a joke but is the ONLY THING that will "heal America!"

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    junko 4 months ago

    Wow WEE! I am impressed with your attempt to speak your truth to lies. That was you keeping it real, don't stop, Bradmaster.


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    Yes Dear (lovemychris) 4 months ago

    trump got 80% of evangelical vote. id say its in your hands.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 4 months ago

    If there is a divide, which I think only is true by extremists, this comment shows why. Really? Mudslinging to counter mudslinging? That makes no sense at all. And we are lucky that it only pertains to about .05% of our people. That is the norm?Not!!


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