What's It Going To Take to Break Trump's Followers' Obsession With Death?

Thom plus logo Even the professional war criminals, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, are not willing to show up to this weeks Republican convention.

Donald Trump has gutted his party, although we should probably be grateful.

He has exposed a 40 year long con job, first perpetrated by Ronald Reagan, and now everybody knows that the Republican Party exists only to support billionaires and big corporations.

It has become a death cult, where Trump's own supporters enthusiastically cheer his efforts to make America more brutal, crude, and deadly.

The final proof came this week when we learned that 57% percentage of Trump supporters are just fine with almost 200,000 people dead from the coronavirus, while reports flood in about his Sturgis bike rally followers spreading death and disease all over the country.

The question most Americans want answered is, "What's it going to take to wake up or defeat the members of Trump's death cult?"

Jim Jones led a death cult, as did David Karesh, Adolf Hitler, and Tojo. History doesn't offer us clear guidelines, although it is rife with warnings.



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stopgap 2 years 40 weeks ago

Who would have thought that we would be the center of the third world war, World War Trump? Sadly its a waste of time to try to convert the Trump Death Cult. The best that we can hope for is to defeat Trump at the polls and hold him, his family and abettors, accountable for their litany of crimes.

With Trump in jail and out of power, it is likely that his rudderless cult will slink back into their Barca loungers with their can of Pringles and fall asleep watching Dirty Harry movies and reruns of "24" while waiting for the next messiah to overflow from the clogged toilet of Conservatism.

rostasi 2 years 40 weeks ago


Yes, we have to defeat first and lead by example afterwards.

"Convincing" does nothing, so you should go along doing the
right thing and when enough people realize it's the right thing,
it becomes a movement and, later, policy.

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avn013 2 years 40 weeks ago

Wide-spread cults can be defeated by a team of people with demonstated skills and abilities of facing reality (facts) with realism. Biden has made an excellent choice for his VP. But this may not be enough to convince a lot of young people to come and vote. Among the other candidates of the primaries of the Dem party, whom young people were following most? Why is he not part of the "crusade" against the cult, if the coming elections are indeed a matter "of life and death"?

Why Biden does not follow the european pre-election tactic of nominating his cabinet? Why not include people that represent the whole spectrum of the Dem base? If Kamala Harris is willing to be #2, aren't the others (Sanders, Warren, Andrew Yang, mayor Pete, Amy Klobucher, Betto O' Rourke, Michael Bloomberg) willing to be part of a team to push this country forward?

If the situation is so bad and crucial, why risk it by sending in the "battle" just two people? Send the best 10 people you got,representing the widest possible inclusion of approaches to the common cause and then "bet all your money" that this team can win the family team of Trainee the Impeached. "Better safe than sorry".

Legend 2 years 40 weeks ago

Oh no? I like Dirty Harry movies and 24. What does that make me?

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stopgap 2 years 40 weeks ago

It turns out that there is a Republican platform after all: Kiss Trump’s Ass. But not just kiss it, insert ones head firmly up Trump’s ass and inhale as much Trump shit as you can possibly hold in and then vomit it out at the Republican Klan Rally Convention. Then rush back for more. Yum! Yum!

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stopgap 2 years 40 weeks ago

Well Legend, you might want to rethink your entertainment choices. Just my opinion, but Dirty Harry kicked off the era of, The Ends Justify The Means, conservative thinking of Nixon, Reagan, Bush, Trump.

I remember hearing Col. Lawrence Wilkerson on a radio interview saying that a Fox executive admitted to Wilkerson that a big part of the 24 series was to condition the American public to accepting torture as a legitimate tool of the government.

No doubt these movies and shows are presented in seductive packages to pull in as many viewers as possible, but ultimately they work as propaganda for the masses, wether intentional or not.

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whatabout 2 years 40 weeks ago

Thom, if I look up TDS in the liberal dictionary will I see your picture? Talk about your one track mind. Jeeezz.

Paterson, NJ:

"In the days before New Jersey’s third-largest city held municipal elections in May entirely by mail, postal workers became suspicious when they found hundreds of ballots bundled together.

The discovery triggered an investigation that led to charges of voter fraud against two local elected leaders and resulted in nearly 20 percent of the ballots being rejected. It also prompted President Trump to cite the case as an example of how mail-in voting can corrupt elections, though election experts staunchly disagree.

On Wednesday, a New Jersey judge ruled that the election in Paterson, N.J., had been irreversibly tainted and ordered a new vote to be held in November to settle the race for the City Council seat."

Or this little beauty from democrats abroad.

I especially like,

"2. The website may fill in the candidates for you to choose from. But if it does not, you can type in the candidate’s name.
Or, you can just type in "Democrat" for any office where you don't know the candidate's name. (This doesn't work for Primary elections since all of the candidates will be Democrats!)"


"*IMPORTANT: If you receive your official ballot after submitting your FWAB, you should complete and return your official ballot as well.

It’s okay–only one ballot per person will be counted! If both your FWAB and your official ballot arrive before the deadline, your FWAB will be discarded and only your official ballot will be counted."

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stopgap 2 years 40 weeks ago

Whataboob: Thanks for making the point for the safety of mail-in ballots. The point being, They Didn’t Get Away With It. They will probably go to jail. You proved it yourself when you said “postal workers became suspicious.” That’s the point, THEY DIDN’T FUCKIN’ GET AWAY WITH IT. THEY WERE FUCKIN CAUGHT!!!!!!!! Yeah, they did it, but they were caught!!!

To sway a presidential election would take this kind of activity on steroids! If they couldn’t get away with it Patterson, N.J. Why do you think they can get away with it on a nationwide basis? Do you really think there are that many people that want to go to jail and pay large fines?

Try to get real!!!

Legend 2 years 40 weeks ago

Go ahead Punk, make my day! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_Harry_(film_series) I like revisitining San Fancisco in the 70's.

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stopgap 2 years 40 weeks ago

Is that a quote from William Barr?

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