Staying Safe in the Trump Era

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
 

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Hate crimes dropped but violence against individuals rose.
Check the changes in the criminal justice system.
 

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Trump accused of Reichstag Fire, Gulf of Tonkin Incident, the Great San Francisco Earthquake, and the Black Death.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

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There is no known device made to measure the projection here.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
It started with Obama saying our country is getting browner and you did not build that and letting in too many uncultured immigrants and legalizing illegals. Most Americans hate the newcomers and many of them hate us and there you have it.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla
When has the planet not been like this?

God bless you always!!!

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When people with (D)s by their names are in control.....Then everything is peace, daises, and love beads.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

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What happened to Russia, Russia, Russia?
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
It started with Obama saying our country is getting browner and you did not build that and letting in too many uncultured immigrants and legalizing illegals. Most Americans hate the newcomers and many of them hate us and there you have it.
It started there? Maybe because trumps racists couldnt handle any of the above.

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
It started with Obama saying our country is getting browner and you did not build that and letting in too many uncultured immigrants and legalizing illegals. Most Americans hate the newcomers and many of them hate us and there you have it.
MAWA.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
It started with Obama saying our country is getting browner and you did not build that and letting in too many uncultured immigrants and legalizing illegals. Most Americans hate the newcomers and many of them hate us and there you have it.
It started there? Maybe because trumps racists couldnt handle any of the above.

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No, it started with Obama and the rest followed-read the post.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

Overcoming Us vs. Them
It started with Obama saying our country is getting browner and you did not build that and letting in too many uncultured immigrants and legalizing illegals. Most Americans hate the newcomers and many of them hate us and there you have it.
MAWA.

Absolutely.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

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I agree--stay safe--stay away from Obama's hateful racist blacks
blacks commit hate crimes at TWICE the rate of whites:
Offenders

white supremacists murder less than 10 per year
blacks murder ------------------------------------3000 per year:
The Long List of Killings Committed by White Extremists Since the Oklahoma City Bombing

blacks only 13% of the population..whites about 65%-YET:
white on black murders - 229
black on white murders - 500
Expanded Homicide Data Table 6

blacks rape at TWICE the rate of whites:
Perpetrators of Sexual Violence: Statistics | RAINN
blacks murder at FOUR times the rate of whites
African-American Homicide Rate Nearly Quadruple the National Average
etc etc etc
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

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The actual calling for hatred is coming from the left/so-called Democrats.
 

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The actual calling for hatred is coming from the left/so-called Democrats.
All you need to do is look at who the people were who ran around the streets in mobs beating their political opponents, or shooting them up at baseball practices. It wasn't the TEA Party, or Republican voters.
 

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"If hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world." Nikola Tesla

Tribalism and groupthink dominate parts of America today. It sometimes seems hate has a president. It started with birtherism and then Mexicans, Muslims followed and policies towards LGBTQ added to the cake. What happened America. And to add to the issue, Evangelicals and Christians remain silent, happy they got a few ideologues in the courts. The irony is astounding.

''Words matter': Trump accused of fueling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high'

Trump accused of fuelling attacks on Hispanics as violent hate crimes hit 16-year high

'Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds'

Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds

'Poway synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges'


"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil, but as necessity." Simone Weil

"Humans universally make Us/Them dichotomies along lines of race, ethnicity, gender, language group, religion, age, socioeconomic status, and so on. And it’s not a pretty picture. We do so with remarkable speed and neurobiological efficiency; have complex taxonomies and classifications of ways in which we denigrate Thems; do so with a versatility that ranges from the minutest of microaggression to bloodbaths of savagery; and regularly decide what is inferior about Them based on pure emotion, followed by primitive rationalizations that we mistake for rationality. Pretty depressing."

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So you blame Elizabeth Warren for the Dayton shooting, right?
 

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