Greg Abbott is a piece of shit

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  1. Ancalagon

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    Remember that family that had five members, including an eight year old child, executed by a well regulated militia member in Texas this weekend?

    Here is how the governor tried to deflect attention and minimize the horror of his policies:

    I’ve announced a $50K reward for info on the criminal who killed 5 illegal immigrants Friday. Also directed #OperationLoneStar to be on the lookout.

    I continue working with state & local officials to ensure all available resources are deployed to respond.
    https://twitter.com/gregabbott_tx/status/1652783731290013696
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    Also, that whole "if you murder a Black person who's getting uppity, I'll pardon you" thing.
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    Isn't the shooter also an illegal? The whole thing is horrible.
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    plot twist:
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    I am pretty sure your standard texass gun owning POS id still overjoyed that hispanic immigrants got killed. If they were nice caucasian european immigrants then they would care.

    It is still fucking awful that they try to excuse these senseless murders by pretending the others did them. Really, your drunk ass neighbor is shooting his gun off because he wants to prove he is a man is asked to stop shooting because the noise is keeping babies up (BTW most states do not allow shooting firearms withing a certain distance of a house for this reason) and that man goes all "my freedumb" and executes them for their request. That could easily be a white angry trumpster.

    If there is no law, which there might not be, they need to establish one where you are not allowed to shoot your gun within a certain distance of a house or road, and you can add a self or home defense to that. The Assault rifle and shotgun rounds are very loud, and they travel. This is why states have hunting and shooting laws requiring you to do it away from people. If there is going to be a place in a residential area it needs to be enclosed and away from people like a range.

    If a guy was shooting off their back porch in NY you can call the cops and they will enforce the law that you cannot shoot within 500 feet of a house. Texass is very lax on regulations, and that is why you would have some idiot shooting like this. You just do not want people shooting in certain areas because people are dumb as shit even if they are not trying to kill people. U dealt with paintball and see where even allowing those guns to be shot anywhere is a bad idea because you have stupid people playing paintball in public parks. Down here in the duh it is a thing, and people get hurt.
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    Republicans- Maybe if we kill enough border crossers it will deter them. :diablo:

    Bad guys in a Punisher movie- Maybe if we kill Punisher's whole family, he'll be too sad to punish. :diablo:

    Punisher- *Isn't deterred* :necro:

    Conservative Punisher fans- Yaayyy!! He's not deterred!! :yays:

    Also conservative Punisher fans- *Keep voting Republican*
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    Abbott is about one country song away from being an insurrectionist. I'm sure @Steal Your Face will he along to defend this stalwart defender of states' rights soon enough.
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    Israel and Palestine have entered the chat...
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    On the bussing the migrants to other states to deal with them, and putting up some cheapo barbed wire to hinder the movement of migrants over the border, I am not actually seeing the terrible problem here?

    These people are not being pushed into the barbed wire by an armed force. The barbed wire is not invisible. I do not see how the barbed wire is making a huge environmental problem.

    What is Texas supposed to do to deter people from crossing, or to cooral them into proper crossing areas where they can pick them up?

    I get the idea you are going to start to lose reasonable people while making this fight. If Texass is paying for the barbed wire fence then leave it. I am sorry some desperate people are going to chose to walk into razor wire, but that is not on Texas IMO.
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    This might need its own thread.

    25 Republican governors (only Vermont’s didn’t join) signed a letter urging Abbott to ignore SCOTUS’s ruling.

    Many have pledged to send troops to help him repulse the FedGov enacting the SCOTUS ruling.

    Now the Speaker of the House has publicly stated that SCOTUS should be ignored when they rule against Republicans.

    This is a FUCKING SERIOUS ISSUE that isn’t being treated as such IMO.
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    Well what the fuck do you want? Leaving Texas to twist in the wind while everyone in Washington sits around with their thumbs up their asses is not an option. Neither is any variation on "catch and release," warehousing them indefinitely on the taxpayers dime or just tolerating them strolling over the border to disappear into the wind. A functional solution is needed now, and if it doesn't come from the federal level, it will come from the states.

    And don't give me any humanitarian crap about "refugees". It's economic migration, mostly working and fighting age men, half of them smuggling a pound of fentanyl up their asses. The women and children will be rape victims, and by in any way encouraging illegal immigration, you encourage more of that.
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    Yeah, I'm gonna need to hear some supporting evidence on this shit.
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    The supporting evidence is what you're seeing now, genius. They aren't just going to sit down there and wait patiently to be overrun.
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    Oh, wow.
    Okay.
    I thought we'd have to go through an elaborate series of Bugs Bunny psy-ops tricks for years to get him to confess to being a Trumper, but here it right is.
    That was easy.
    Who knew it would just take Mexican hate for the mask to blow off?
    :soma:
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    Hey, guess what my ancestors were?

    Economic migrants.

    Betcha UA's were too.

    Economic migration is only a problem when it isn't from northern Europe.

    Funny how that works.
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    We should stick to cultural migration.

    Like, Muslims and Jews fleeing oppression in the Middle East, or Chinese Christians and Uyghurs fleeing Chinese oppression.

    I'm sure those people would be far more acceptable to the American right.
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  24. Uncle Albert

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    I'm not a Trumper, you tedious fucking "with us or against us" manchild.
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  25. Uncle Albert

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    Did anyone hand your ancestors a $5,000 debit card and a free hotel room? Fuck off.
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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/King's_Daughters
    https://www.history.com/news/jamestown-colony-women-brides-program

    England, France, and Spain all paid “women” to move to the colonies. I put women in quotes because it was really the men who were paid since it was illegal for women to own property or currency. Women WERE currency. Many women were abducted and sold so they could get the money.
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    Yeah, the verbatim RNC talking points on immigration just fell off a truck, and you happened to be innocently standing there, and...
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    Or, facts are facts regardless of who speaks them, and there is nothing at all unreasonable about picking and choosing what you prioritize, while still not amounting to an endorsement of a person or their team.

    The world is not divided between "people who agree with Diacanu" and "RNC Fox News MAGA cheerleaders," but since that's a fact you can't refute, you'll ignore it in favor of your hack strawman "performance art."
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  29. Diacanu

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    "Mexicans are rapists with fentanyl up their asses!! That's just science!!".
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    Once again you demonstrate that there is no Republican lie you won't uncritically believe and then regurgitate at every opportunity.

    https://www.politifact.com/factchec...-us-government-is-not-giving-people-who-cros/

    Incidentally, even if it were true, there is another key difference between my ancestors and migrants today: My ancestors were allowed to work. There were no laws blocking them from working, buying and farming land, etc. Whereas today we throw up numerous legal obstacles to people working, and then when they don't work we whine about it, and when they do work we also whine about it, and demand that whoever hired them be thrown in jail.
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