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Re: Republicans: continued

Post by L'Emmerdeur » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:11 pm

Gohmert just being his usual despicable, cretinous self: Won't somebody please think about the bigoted Christian ministers?

'Congressman Claims Charging El Paso Domestic Terrorist With a Hate Crime Will Lead to Putting Preachers in Prison'
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told two (really bad) local television news reporters he opposes charging the man suspected of slaughtering 22 people at an El Paso, Texas Walmart with a federal hate crime because that will lead to locking up preachers in prison.

(Fact check: false.)

Rep. Gohmert, who brought America the racist term “terror babies,” has occasionally been called the “stupidest” Congressman, and his Monday interview with KETK did nothing to dispel the rumor.

“There is no death penalty under federal law,” Rep. Gohmert said, as Mediaite reports. That, too, is not only false (here’s the DOJ’s page on the death penalty), the DOJ just a week ago announced it is executing five death row inmates starting in December. “All of this screaming and yelling, ‘we need to punish him for hate crimes,’ you know, that’s just going to be something used to lock up preachers someday.”

The GOP Congressman, who has a long track record of not only stupid statements but very anti-gay ones as well, told KETK reporters he was “bothered” when the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act was passed and became law. The reporters said nothing.

Gohmert also told reporters – none of whom did anything to dispel any of his false or ignorant comments – that prosecutors “need to use Texas law,” to ensure the death penalty is handed down (false), the El Paso shooter was motivated by jealousy (false), the El Paso shooter was a “mixed bag” – meaning not a liberal or a conservative (false), teaching “against jealousy” must happen or “we’re going to have to give up” First Second, Fourth, and Fifth Amendment rights, and on and on.

Pretty much not a word of what eight-term Rep. Gohmert said during his nearly seven-minute interview was true or accurate. (And the reporters who interviewed him should stop being reporters.)

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Post by Brian Peacock » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:17 pm

Who are these preachers advocating the murder of Texan Hispanics, and why aren't they in prison already?

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Post by Seabass » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:39 pm

Louie Gohmert is a fucking legend. Palin and Trump are towering intellects compared to Louie Gohmert. He should be studied in a lab.
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Re: Republicans: continued

Post by JimC » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:53 pm

...with electrodes attached everywhere...
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Post by Joe » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:46 am

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Post by L'Emmerdeur » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:58 pm

So, a 'totally peaceful racist group' eh? Well that's OK then.

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Post by Brian Peacock » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:03 pm

Yeah, objecting to racists is racist, because racists are a race.

They really can't help themselves can they?
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Re: Republicans: continued

Post by Sean Hayden » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:55 pm

The propaganda is outrageous right now! Holy shit, am I the only one getting hit with ad after ad from right-wing nutters, and aren't they so much crazier than just 2 years ago?

It really feels like the country is in serious trouble. I'm hoping it's not, but these guys are way out there man and advertising heavily.
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Post by Sean Hayden » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:08 pm

Come to think of it, I haven't seen a single intelligent left-wing ad. I haven't seen a single ad by any Democratic hopeful either. Just what the actual fuck?
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Post by Brian Peacock » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:19 pm

I have a US-based VPN on my phone, mostly for YouTube purposes, and I've researched the alt- and far-right so much recently that Google now thinks I'm a fan of the Klan. At lot of the ads I see are truly frightening in as much as they seem designed to frighten me. They don't of course, because I'm hard as nails me. Grrr. :D
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Re: Republicans: continued

Post by JimC » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:12 pm

Haven't seen any right-wing ads down here...
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Post by Hermit » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:56 pm

JimC wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:12 pm
Haven't seen any right-wing ads down here...
Neither have I. My computer is filled to the gunwales with clips featuring cute kittens instead. I have absolutely no idea why.

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Re: Republicans: continued

Post by JimC » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:21 pm

Google knows you are just an old softy...
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Re: Republicans: continued

Post by Hermit » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:57 pm

JimC wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:21 pm
Google knows you are just an old softy...
Google knows nothing about me. It thinks I am a leftie, so it peppers me with clips starring Meow Zedong.

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I'm not a fucking leftie. I am just an ordinary centrist, so my favourite feline actor is Adenoid Hynkle.

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