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Wrong is the New Right

  1. ptosis profile image82
    ptosisposted 4 months ago

    Donald Trump is thorough, organized and controlled.
    He talks freely and gets along well with others.
    Donald Trump stays fixed on goals, despite interference.
    He is secure with himself and is free from doubts.
    Donald take a firm stand and acts with certainty.
    He is authentic and inspires confidence.
    Donald Trump understands others and identifies with others.
    He is consistent and reliable.
    He communicates effectively with others.
    Donald Trump is discerning and insightful.
    He is persistent and hardworking.
    Donald Trump shows tolerance, is tactful and is sympathetic.
    He believes in himself and his ability.
    Donald Trump shows kindness and warmth.



    1. Credence2 profile image81
      Credence2posted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Another classic, Ptosis ........

      1. GA Anderson profile image84
        GA Andersonposted 4 months agoin reply to this

        Which part did you like best Credence2, the elephant or the report card?


        1. Credence2 profile image81
          Credence2posted 4 months agoin reply to this

          Its got to be the elephant, how appropo....

  2. Live to Learn profile image80
    Live to Learnposted 4 months ago

    Ah, we see the mental maturity of the left in picking posters. Thanks for the refresher course ptosis. Low class humor is always a great thing to run across first thing in the morning. roll

    1. ptosis profile image82
      ptosisposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      It's must be refreshing, you keep clicking on it knowing where it came from.


      Are you addicted?  Try this test.
      To see the most disgusting political porn ever click on this:
      https://images.duckduckgo.com/iur/?f=1& … x-porn.jpg

      1. Live to Learn profile image80
        Live to Learnposted 4 months agoin reply to this

        I'll pass on the link; thanks. I click on your stuff because there have been times when you had something of value to say. I have faith in you. It's been a while so you are due to provide an interesting thought.

        1. ptosis profile image82
          ptosisposted 4 months agoin reply to this

          tee -hee. Thanks.

  3. Kathryn L Hill profile image82
    Kathryn L Hillposted 4 months ago

    The elephant loves the United States of America with all its heart…. apparently!!!!!!!!!big_smile!

    If only it were true.
    Another case of sad love ...
    Its enough to give you the blues. sad

    ( I mean, the red, white and blues. smile)

  4. Kathleen Cochran profile image82
    Kathleen Cochranposted 4 months ago

    The most disturbing thing about the Trump era is the portion of our society that still defends him.  If you can excuse all this, what will you find unacceptable any more?

  5. ptosis profile image82
    ptosisposted 4 months ago

    Who will defend this?

    Tyler Eugene Tenbrink, 28,
    Colton Gene Fears, 28
    William Henry Fears,30

    In a silver Jeep,they pulled up to a bus stop of anti-Spencer protesters going home One of men began yelling Hail Hitler and taunting chants at the crowd, an argument started. Some hit the back of the jeep, Tenbrink got out of the jeep and pulled out a gun. (Insert Trumpeter "defending life and property")

    The Fears brothers reportedly told Tenbrink to “kill them” and “shoot them,” Tenbrink fired one shot into the crowd. No one was hurt. (Insert Trump "fine people" & "both side"

    So what is Trump doing? Getting a petition going to force NFL players to stand up during the National Anthem.  Forced patriotism is by definition Fascism

    Tenbrink pled guilty to a felony assault charge in Texas in 2014.

    William Fears plead guilty to aggravated kidnapping after he abducted an 18-year-old female University of Texas at Tyler student at knife point and “wounded her several times.” in 2009

    1. Credence2 profile image81
      Credence2posted 4 months agoin reply to this

      "So what is Trump doing? Getting a petition going to force NFL players to stand up during the National Anthem.  Forced patriotism is by definition Fascism"

      Trump, as usual, is coming across as a dolt.

      I have heard that similar gestures were taken by certain German atheletes in Germany to acknowledge the struggle here in America. Also, the NBA and its players are getting into the act. Trump's efforts to stop the protest will prove futile......

  6. ptosis profile image82
    ptosisposted 4 months ago

    Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. A patriotic person tends to tolerate criticism and tries to learn something new from it, but a nationalist cannot tolerate any criticism and considers it an insult.

    1943, the U.S. Supreme Court prohibited public officials, whether the president or a member of a school board, from punishing an individual for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance....

    1968 Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City

    1972: Vince Matthews and Wayne Collett are barred from the Olympics
    1973: Fans on Long Island boo college athletes
    1973: Madison Square Garden drops the anthem, then reverses its decision
    1996: The N.B.A. suspends Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
    2014: five St. Louis Rams players jogged onto the field with their arms raised by their heads {hands up, don't shoot.}

    2013-14 LA Clippers
    After racist comments surfaced that were attributed to then-Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the team staged a silent protest. While warming up for an NBA playoff game, the players removed their warm-up shirts bearing team logos to reveal red T-shirts worn inside out, with the logos hidden. They finished warming up, removed the red shirts and played the game wearing their regular uniforms. - http://edition.cnn.com/2016/09/05/sport … index.html

    Forced Patriotism: You Don't Have To Stand For It -

    “In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both to deceive and overawe the People.” -  Eugene Debs

    Nationalism is not to be confused with patriotism.

    My oath is to the Constitution and that document enshrines the right of free speech and political protest, even of people that I may disagree with, and to see the President and Vice President flagrantly demonizing people for peacefully expressing their beliefs, and exercising those Constitutionally protected rights by kneeling during the national anthem not only offends, but angers me. Likewise the fact that the President found every way he could to avoid military service and openly mocked combat wounded veterans as losers during the Presidential campaign demonstrates the President’s hackneyed understanding of what he calls patriotism. - https://padresteve.com/2017/10/09/the-n … tionalism/

    Nationalism gives a feeling that one’s country is superior to another in every aspect and hence it is often described as the worst enemy of peace according to the great thinker George Orwell. On the other hand patriotism does not pave the way for enmity towards other nations but on the other hand strengthen the admiration towards one’s own country. This is another important difference between nationalism and patriotism. - http://www.differencebetween.com/differ … atriotism/

    Meanwhile in INDIA:
    Supreme Court bench ruled that it is mandatory for movie theaters to play the national anthem before the screening of every movie. The Court also cast upon all cinema goers the obligation to stand up during the national anthem in a cinema hall.

    The purpose for the measure as cited by the Court was to ‘instill the feeling of committed patriotism and nationalism within one’. It is, however, difficult to understand how playing the national anthem, particularly at cinemas, which are essentially a recreational avenue, will guarantee patriotic feelings.

    In one respect, the insanities of 1947 are reverberating now with growing Hindu nationalism in a professedly secular India.
    –Kashmir Monitor, 14 Aug. 2017

  7. ptosis profile image82
    ptosisposted 4 months ago


    The US Supreme Court in the landmark case of West Virginia State Board of Education vs. Barnette, held illegal a resolution that allowed schools to expel its students who refused to salute the flag and undertake the Pledge of Allegiance. The US Supreme Court held that forcing students to salute and recite the Pledge constituted compelled speech and violated the right to free speech and expression guaranteed under the First Amendment. The majority decision given by Justice Robert Jackson held,

    “If there is any fixed star in our Constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein. …We think the action of the local authorities in compelling the flag salute and pledge transcends constitutional limitations on their power and invades the sphere of intellect and spirit which it is the purpose of the First Amendment to our Constitution to reserve from all official control.” - https://ccgnludelhi.wordpress.com/2016/ … xpression/