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    Default "More Red-State Trouble, U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries"

    "More Red-State Trouble, U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries"
    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/07/b...states-us.html

    "Delta variant sweeps through states that dialed back health powers"
    https://www.politico.com/news/2021/0...d-cases-500483

    "The Delta variant is hitting red states hardest as the US's vaccine divide widens"
    https://news.yahoo.com/delta-variant...132500281.html

    "As the Delta variant spreads, Republican reluctance will mean thousands more deaths"
    https://www.salon.com/2021/07/09/as-...s-more-deaths/

    "Delta Variant Now Accounts for 83% of U.S. Cases"
    https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/2021...us-covid-cases

    And as an epitome of the stupidity behind it - “I’d rather have a dangerous freedom than a comfortable safety" - Arkansas state Sen. Trent Garner (https://www.politico.com/news/2021/0...d-cases-500483)

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    "More Red-State Trouble, U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries"

    Well I certainly HOPE so. Geeeeesh. Kind of senseless if people can't tell the difference and make choice. It's the American way. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stretch View Post
    "More Red-State Trouble, U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries"

    Well I certainly HOPE so. Geeeeesh. Kind of senseless if people can't tell the difference and make choice. It's the American way. LOL
    Ah, the "different look" ain't about making choices but rather preventable dead Americans, and more preventable dead Americans to follow, appears you and Trent Garner have the same callow view of reality

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    I'm kind of glad we are not one homogenous monstrosity of an Authoritarian State.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damocles View Post
    I'm kind of glad we are not one homogenous monstrosity of an Authoritarian State.
    right? too bad the republicans and democrats want to make it that way...........fuckers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damocles View Post
    I'm kind of glad we are not one homogenous monstrosity of an Authoritarian State.
    Right, makes a lot of people glad knowing they stand a better chance of dying from an avoidable virus as long as they don't have to take preventable measures that are saving other Americans

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    Quote Originally Posted by archives View Post
    Right, makes a lot of people glad knowing they stand a better chance of dying from an avoidable virus as long as they don't have to take preventable measures that are saving other Americans
    our body our choice

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmarterthanYou View Post
    right? too bad the republicans and democrats want to make it that way...........fuckers
    Democrats aren't doing anything other than taking logical preventable measures to avoid dying from a virus, and as shown above, the Republicans are seemingly doing the opposite for idiotic reasons

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    Quote Originally Posted by Son of the Revolution View Post
    our body our choice
    Isn't that kinda like the abortion thing conservatives disagree on?

    And hey, help yourself, I am just point out the idiocy of the whole thing

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    Quote Originally Posted by archives View Post
    Isn't that kinda like the abortion thing conservatives disagree on?

    And hey, help yourself, I am just point out the idiocy of the whole thing
    Why are democrats pushing the vaccine? They should be after Fauci to come up with a medicine that will prevent the so called virus...

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    Quote Originally Posted by archives View Post
    Right, makes a lot of people glad knowing they stand a better chance of dying from an avoidable virus as long as they don't have to take preventable measures that are saving other Americans
    It also gives sanctimonious gasbags something to use to demand more government authoritarian control over every aspect of every life. "If it would just save one life it would be enough" and all the other platitudes aside.... I'd prefer to live with danger than life with Fascists protecting me (and others) from every danger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Son of the Revolution View Post
    Why are democrats pushing the vaccine? They should be after Fauci to come up with a medicine that will prevent the so called virus...
    Ah, no one has figured out yet how to prevent any virus, even Fauci isn't that good, the only preventive measure is to limit the virus from spreading, which vaccines do, you MAGA people never really that good at understanding Science

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    Quote Originally Posted by archives View Post
    "More Red-State Trouble, U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries"
    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/07/b...states-us.html

    "Delta variant sweeps through states that dialed back health powers"
    https://www.politico.com/news/2021/0...d-cases-500483

    "The Delta variant is hitting red states hardest as the US's vaccine divide widens"
    https://news.yahoo.com/delta-variant...132500281.html

    "As the Delta variant spreads, Republican reluctance will mean thousands more deaths"
    https://www.salon.com/2021/07/09/as-...s-more-deaths/

    "Delta Variant Now Accounts for 83% of U.S. Cases"
    https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/2021...us-covid-cases

    And as an epitome of the stupidity behind it - “I’d rather have a dangerous freedom than a comfortable safety" - Arkansas state Sen. Trent Garner (https://www.politico.com/news/2021/0...d-cases-500483)
    I believe that we should defend their individual rights to the death...as long as its their deaths. They need to stay the F away from others.
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    Dear Red-State Trump Voter,
    Let’s face it, guys: We’re done.


    It is a tragedy that so much of the work that so many men and women toiled at for so long to make this a better country, and a better world, has been thrown away, leaving us all in such needless peril.

    This is why our separation in all but name is necessary.


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    Quote Originally Posted by archives View Post
    Ah, no one has figured out yet how to prevent any virus, even Fauci isn't that good, the only preventive measure is to limit the virus from spreading, which vaccines do, you MAGA people never really that good at understanding Science
    FUCKING BULLSHIT....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Damocles View Post
    I'm kind of glad we are not one homogenous monstrosity of an Authoritarian State.
    I wish some people weren’t so stupid about vaccines and masks.

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