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Democracy starts from the bottom up Good for all those voters who turned out to defeat these "Moms" What they don't seem to understand, children grow up and then will have to face these issues, but will then have to figure them out Woundn't be better to talk about these issues in an open way with an adult who's interest is to open the doors to inquiry, in a controlled setting? Not on the street? Pretty short-sighted, these Moms!

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We agree with Becca. These Moms do not care a fig about liberty. They are stealing from their children - taking away the best things about childhood, the wonder and curiosity and the ability to ask questions and find answers and make up their own minds. They are the ones who are "indoctrinating" and closing young minds. In other words, they want to raise obedient subjects, not informed citizens. What a joy to learn that they have been so soundly defeated. There is hope for America!

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Nov 28, 2023Liked by Jim Hightower

I recommend clicking the Lizards link. And after you enjoy that song, you can click on their gene pool song. Well crafted! Thanks for the link, Jim, and thanks especially for today's message. It's religious wishful thinking (and not just Christian), not God, that will bring about end times for us humans. They want it badly.

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Love your posts 👍

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Methinks them Moms is from "The Shallow End Of The Gene Pool".

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Keep publishing good news!

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Anger at too fast change, especially social and cultural, is understandable. What is not is bullying and lack of an open mind that helps create win-win compromises. Their propagandized closed minds are just flat wrong.

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the Quasi Right wing Christians have used their bigotry for a long time. The anti Catholic vitriol against the immigrants from Ireland and Italy in the 1800's and now the Mexican and Central/South Americans, the slave trade of Africans with the ongoing suppression of their rights, the ongoing anti Semitic hate following the course of the French and El Cid,Russian Tsars and Hitlers Naxis along with the Lindberg American group and Henry Ford has continued to simmer. There is no race or bigotry in a 4 person foxhole as I learned in the USMC. Maybe, they individuals should read and practice the teachings written in the New Testament and practice 'what would Jesus DO!

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Whenever a Repub says "liberty" he or she means their liberty to F*** the rest of us. The Right want to shove their Fascist ideas down our throats, the Left wants to shove their ideas down our throats (Any man who sez he's a woman IS a woman and get to beat the girls, crime can be eliminated by disarming the people who DON"T commit crimes) Why the F*** can't people mind their own damn business? Or at least use the brains God gave them?

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You got it right with anti liberty. Every American has the liberty to not read the book change the channel and vote their own opinion. Moms for liberty is an oxymoron

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Right fucking on, Jim Let’s deactivate the Christian soldiers: “....On ward unto war”

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Nov 29, 2023·edited Nov 29, 2023

Far Right Christians And Corporate Collusion

These unfriendly take-overs assert their right to dictate religious standards for everyone else. Never mind that millions of Americans believe differently or that their interpretations of biblical sources are both ahistorical and tainted by a bellicose nationalism. After all, Jesus only kept the best of company. He never associated with anyone of not of the purest morality. He never did shocking things like eat at the same table with unmarried, unrelated women. He only fraternized with important people and insisted that the traditional hierarchies of religious and political elites be obeyed. Uh-huh.

The rest of us suspect something else is beneath the superficial "Christian" life savior thin coating for good reasons. Like the theocratic machinations that former Republican strategist Kevin Phillips and journalist (and ordained minister) Chris Hedges have been warning us about for decades.

Add corporate influence--read "One Nation Under God (How Corporate America Invented Christian America)" by Kevin M. Kruse, 2015. The book reveals important reasons why and how the corporate elite has enabled far right zealots. It has nothing to do with any old time religion; it was (and remains) the product of a corporate campaign to finally be rid of the New Deal and everything related. Such as Social Security, public power, consumer protections, unions, bank regulations, etc.

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long live Jim HIghtower!!

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Same in Iowa, where 11 of 12 Moms' candidates were rejected, most of them handily.

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These various organizations should indicate what group is funding them so that the reader/listener can determine what their real purpose is. Sweet sounding names are just icing intended to lure innocent people into support and/or membership.

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Thanks for the info. I didn't find it elsewhere.

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