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Old 08-19-2013, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Folks are gathering at 5:00 this evening in Marshall Park to demonstrate & speak out against GOP actions against women's rights, education, voting rights, health care, and unemployment.

Moral Monday, now in Charlotte, employs the language of faith | CharlotteObserver.com

Facebook page for the event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/192261537615359/?ref=2

This is an extension of the Moral Mondays demonstrations in Raleigh, held during the legislative sessions.

The event will be held rain or shine.
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Concord, NC
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What exact morals are they fighting for?
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Charlotte
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What exact morals are they fighting for?
"Morals" are always in the eyes of the beholder.

From what I can tell, they want to be able to vote without having to show an ID, they are unhappy their social welfare benefits have been cut, they are unhappy the state will not implement the optional parts of Obamacare (at state expense), they are unhappy the state cut the income taxes on people and companies.

In other words, it's a protest over the loss of taxpayer handouts. i.e. The moral duty of government to redistribute wealth from the productive to the non-productive.
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Old 08-19-2013, 11:08 AM
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Location: Gaston County
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I am more than amazed everytime I see, or hear, that God is not a Republican, or God is not a Democrat.

God is an infinite being, who people put into finite catagories?

Neoconservatives are deluded into thinking that God supports unbridled capitalism, and wars of aggression?

Today's Democrats somehow think that God supports law breaking (voting without citizenship), etc.?

The above demonstrations only serve to prove how deluded self proclaimed Republicans, and Democrats, are.
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Old 08-19-2013, 11:18 AM
 
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"Morals" are always in the eyes of the beholder.

From what I can tell, they want to be able to vote without having to show an ID, they are unhappy their social welfare benefits have been cut, they are unhappy the state will not implement the optional parts of Obamacare (at state expense), they are unhappy the state cut the income taxes on people and companies.

In other words, it's a protest over the loss of taxpayer handouts. i.e. The moral duty of government to redistribute wealth from the productive to the non-productive.
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If that's what you believe, then no wonder you're upset.

Try keeping up with the actions of the GA. Then perhaps you and the others with their heads in the sand would understand why the people are upset and big business is busting out the bubbly.
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Old 08-19-2013, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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If that's what you believe, then no wonder you're upset. .
LOL I'm not upset at all. The ones upset are the protesters.

I'm quite happy these people are protesting and at least know about their constitutional right to assemble protest. Maybe there is still some hope for them. Thankfully in this state, though not as much Charlotte, that right has yet to be taken away by the socialists.
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Old 08-19-2013, 01:19 PM
 
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LOL I'm not upset at all. The ones upset are the protesters.

I'm quite happy these people are protesting and at least know about their constitutional right to assemble protest. Maybe there is still some hope for them. Thankfully in this state, though not as much Charlotte, that right has yet to be taken away by the socialists.
Purposeful irony?

If the dems are "socialists", btw, then the republicans are certainly fascists. Hyperbole rules the day!
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Old 08-19-2013, 01:20 PM
 
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LOL I'm not upset at all. The ones upset are the protesters.

I'm quite happy these people are protesting and at least know about their constitutional right to assemble protest. Maybe there is still some hope for them. Thankfully in this state, though not as much Charlotte, that right has yet to be taken away by the socialists.
You actually believe this. Socialists.

Wow.
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Old 08-19-2013, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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You actually believe this. Socialists.

Wow.
What is your definition of socialist? We will start from there if you are really interested in what I believe.
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Old 08-19-2013, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Washington DC
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What is your definition of socialist? We will start from there if you are really interested in what I believe.

Taking away an airport from an area that wants to keep it so everyone Else gets their fair share (of the airport)?
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