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The folks who voted for Trump and the Republicans are going to get the illness, poverty, and eventual death from both that they voted for: which seems to be ok by them as long as a white man with a western sounding name is in office.

The W. Bush years should have taught them better - They got everything they wanted for eight years on a silver platter and it sucked, and they suffered. Republicans promise the moon, but all they ever deliver is misery, recession, and war. Nothing is ever going to "trickle down" to the likes of us. It didn't happen with Reagan, it didn't happen with Bush sr, or Bush Jr. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting something different to happen this time.

Don’t get me wrong - I’m not going to stop fighting for the people who are generally the targets of Republican bigotry. But the so-called “working class whites” (if you consider an income of $72,000 or more a year "working class") who voted Republican AGAIN after what happened 2000-2008 can fuck right off.

They WANTED this. when they whine and cry about losing healthcare and benefits, remember that they voted for this.

I was freaking out this morning. But you know what? I survived the last Republican Recession with no health plan. I will drink cheapass champagne, sit back, and watch them be the architects of their own destruction. When they all die off, I propose that those of us who are left go with Canadian or Scandinavian-style socialism.

Date: 2017-05-05 07:42 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lb_lee
Dammit, I am NEVER going to be able to work my ass out of poverty now; I'm dependent on Medicaid/Medicare for my healthcare!

Goddammit, people, STOP MAKING IT HARDER FOR ME TO BOOTSTRAP.

--Rogan

Date: 2017-05-06 11:34 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lb_lee
Yeah, W came into office when we were still children, so we've never really lived in a world where that was a thing. I kinda assumed it was just a strange myth, heh.

--Rogan

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