Libs and Cons

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  1. random3434
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    Do you have any friends in real life that are the opposite of you politcally?

    Are you able to discuss your viewpoints in a calm, educated manner, or do you go ballistic if they don't agree with your POV?
     
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    I don't have any real friends.
     
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    I never talk politics with my friends-----wasted too much time here doing it too. :lol:
     
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    This is how I see it...

    The wingnuts from either side either have no friends or at least have no friends that differ from them politically, PERIOD.

    The rest of us regular people either do not discuss politics outside of here, or we discuss it civilly with our other non-wingnut friends...

    ...just like the normal people on USMB generally speak to the other normal people on USMB in a calm, educated manner.

    If all of the ultra-wingnuts were banned for one day, this place would be calm, educated, and civilized, rather than a zoo.
     
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    I like zoos. I was a volunteer at the local zoo for a while. I even have a membership!
     
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    I know all of 3 REAL liberals and they are my friends. I have no leftwingnut friends. They couldn't discuss boiling water without blaming Bush, Palin, Katrina and/or the GOP.
     
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    What about rightwingnut friends?
     
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    Which side of the bars are you on most of the time ? :tongue:
     
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    I am a Supporting Member of a zoo.
     
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    My very best friend in the world, and Mini-Echo's Godmother, is a HUGE Conservative.

    I love her like a sister.
     

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