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Ocasio-Cortez Calls For Abolishing
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Posted By: Imright, 10/9/2019 7:41:22 AM

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said this week that it was time for the United States to have a serious conversation about “decarceration” and “prison abolition in this country.”“Mass incarceration is our American reality,” the former bartender tweeted. “It is a system whose logic evolved from the same lineage as Jim Crow, American apartheid, & slavery. To end it, we have to change. That means we need to have a real conversation about decarceration & prison abolition in this country.”Ocasio-Cortez continued, claiming without evidence: “Yesterday morning I spoke with a woman

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 10/9/2019 7:45:08 AM (No. 201980)
Keep talkin', kid....SELL that Socailism thing, YEAH, baby!! You sound more and more like some brain-dead, middle school know-it-all with each passing day. You and Greta von HowDareYou should shack up together.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ARKfamily 10/9/2019 7:52:05 AM (No. 201985)
Just confirms to me what liberals are thinking. Anything goes - they want it all and there should be no barriers to anything. Infantile. Democrats are jealous, faithless, greedy, dull, repetitive, infantile, irresponsible and dishonest. The list keeps growing and AOC is displaying her infantile tendencies.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man 10/9/2019 7:58:42 AM (No. 201991)
But where will she lock up all the republicans? Isn't it going to be illegal not to be a dimocrat?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Daddoo 10/9/2019 8:03:43 AM (No. 201999)
She much prefers a gulag system located on the Alaskan tundra
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanceLink1 10/9/2019 8:03:57 AM (No. 202000)
Fine. We'll deposit all the murderers and rapists in your district. Maybe house a couple in your beltway apartment.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/9/2019 8:22:04 AM (No. 202029)
She sure doesn't know her socialism very well. One of the hallmarks of that kind of tyranny is being able to incarcerate anyone who disagrees with the government at all. Dumping criminals of all stripes from the least violent up to the serial killer level is not going to ingratiate her to the voters. Not to mention the jobs lost in those prisons when they close. Why does she hate jobs?? Somebody in her district needs to force her to explain that.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Northcross 10/9/2019 8:22:50 AM (No. 202030)
AOC went on to say, "We need to get the criminals out of the prisons to make room for the fools who oppose me politically."
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Krause 10/9/2019 8:27:03 AM (No. 202037)
This little girl couldn't be more wrong.....about anything! Where did she come from?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1 10/9/2019 8:27:25 AM (No. 202039)
The lipsticked Puerto Rican doesn't understand anything very well. Her probable affirmative action admission to Boston University demonstrates the danger in the attempt to educate the uneducable. BU failed America.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Muguy 10/9/2019 8:34:24 AM (No. 202052)
She has been kept hidden away long enough while Talib and her "divorcing her brother" cohort stole the headlines.... She back now, spewing more incoherent GARBAGE and expecting to be taken seriously.... They are getting the most outrageous crap out there, and them hoping we will chase our tails being confounded while the media finds yet ANOTHER "shiny object" to keep our focus OFF of the demonrat socialist's CORRUPTION.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Strike3 10/9/2019 8:34:41 AM (No. 202054)
She's essentially saying that only Blacks go to prison. Gee, Wally, that would indicate that only Blacks commit crimes.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 10/9/2019 8:52:22 AM (No. 202079)
And for this, she has the “Honorable” honorific title. More like a horrorific. ( and yes. I meant honorific.)
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bighambone 10/9/2019 8:53:03 AM (No. 202080)
You have to hope that all the Democrat candidates for President take up Alexandra Ocasio’s call to abolish prisons throughout the USA, and that the Democrats put that proposal as a plank in the Democrat nation political platform. That is sure to be a winner against President Trump in the 2020 general election!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Namma 10/9/2019 9:00:02 AM (No. 202088)
she must be afraid that she just might end up in jail.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: mobyclik 10/9/2019 9:01:09 AM (No. 202091)
Mini AOC could have a blast with this idiocy. How can ANYONE take this clown-ette seriously on any subject? (Well, except for the moronic media that is.)
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Reply 16 - Posted by: coyote 10/9/2019 9:07:21 AM (No. 202100)
What a great idea, Alex. The Nazis locked up people, we lock up people, ergo, we are like the Nazis. And just to show how silly it is, why not have a former rapist move in next door to you. On the other side, you could have Sam, that guy on 60 minutes that killed 60 people to satisfy his craving for pleasure.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: iraengneer 10/9/2019 9:17:28 AM (No. 202110)
Generally speaking, the term "prison" implies that the inmates are convicted felons. County jails and such are holding either those convicted of various misdemeanor offenses or those awaiting trial. OK. She wants to open all the prison? Fine. In an earlier, wiser age, conviction for a Felony AUTOMATICALLY meant execution, and that applies swiftly at that. Sounds good. There are, near me now and elsewhere as well, persons under the age of 30 who have already amassed two, three, or more felony CONVICTIONS. Out running around, generally acting much as they always did. Some of our less-than-ladylike females regard such as being a sign of a suitable sperm donor, ensuring that the pattern repeats, and it does. I am tired of being taxed to provide 3 hots and a cot for arsonists, drug pushers, burglars, contract killers, and the like Yes, empty the prisons. Via a gallows in the courtyards. Saves money, improves the society, and cleans the gene pool. All in favor?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Clinger 10/9/2019 9:23:11 AM (No. 202115)
Great idea toots but you need to make sure that gun confiscation is accomplished at the same time so we can go all the way back to the biggest strongest most brutal lording over the rest of us with impunity. But this time it will be cool because we'll call our collapse into feudalism "progress" which will make us glad to robbed raped murdered and herded like livestock. Keep up the good work genius.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: moebellini3 10/9/2019 9:24:43 AM (No. 202119)
It is a system whose logic evolved from the same lineage as Jim Crow, American apartheid, & slavery. The woman's a freakin moron. If you're a democrat you better lock up your daughters because this idiot wants to release rapists, murderers, drug dealers and serial killers into your community. Remember, this will only happen in sick democratic cities. You're on your own baby. How anyone can vote democratic is beyond belief. You're a sick group of people...
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Reply 20 - Posted by: marbles 10/9/2019 9:51:06 AM (No. 202150)
What she and her comrades do is throw a lot of cr*p out there, the right pokes fun and the original comment fades. But, it comes back in another way. This is how we are nudged toward lib policies that are anti america, anti civilized world.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: mc squared 10/9/2019 9:53:47 AM (No. 202153)
The old 'drinking from toilets' scam again. Does she learn nothing?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: anniebc 10/9/2019 9:57:47 AM (No. 202166)
She's such a useless idiot.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: zzzghy 10/9/2019 10:06:49 AM (No. 202176)
cowfart cortez has more than enough proverbial rope to hang herself and she appears to be doing exactly that, but why? I'm beginning to smell another behind-the-scenes rat here; we know she's stupid but nobody is this stupid. It's the art of the deal even if she's too thick to understand it. Somebody behind the curtain has a bucket of garbage worth nothing and they have her out there asking 100 bucks for it. Abolishing prisons? Maybe the dumbest thing she's said so far but it's out there now and the lamestream will run with it, guaranteed. Ok then, let's just stop building prisons and shut down half of them. Reasonable enough? So the bucket of garbage goes for 50 bucks. There's your useful idiot right there.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: qr4j 10/9/2019 10:12:02 AM (No. 202182)
So . . . what do you do with murderers? Terrorists? Thieves? Politicians who have been convicted of what many of them are doing (i.e., engaging in corruption)? Is AOC suggesting we execute them? Probably not. Why doesn't she offer to host and counsel in HER HOME the next serial killer that is convicted in the United States? Keep talking, AOC. Shows how ridiculous you and your pals are.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 10/9/2019 10:12:32 AM (No. 202184)
Actually, I say we should imprison more, especially gangbangers.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: hershey 10/9/2019 10:31:29 AM (No. 202213)
Yep, before they throw her into
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Reply 27 - Posted by: HammerDax56 10/9/2019 10:42:39 AM (No. 202226)
GOP: Hello!! Billboards. TV spots. 24/7 This ain’t rocket science. Flood the ad market with everything The Communist Spice Girls have in store for the country!! The Green New Deal! Federal benefits for illegals. If you want to win.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: valinva 10/9/2019 10:48:37 AM (No. 202232)
I call for abolishing stupid socialist former bartenders in Congress.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: udanja99 10/9/2019 10:56:47 AM (No. 202246)
Fine. Send all of the inmates to her district.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 10/9/2019 11:12:16 AM (No. 202268)
Certainly, AOC. And you should volunteer to host "decarcerated" criminals in your home as they reenter into mainstream society.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Daria 10/9/2019 11:36:45 AM (No. 202287)
I somewhat agree with her views on solitary confinement. That said, I anxiously await her appearance in a Free Paul Manafort t-shirt.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Tennman 10/9/2019 11:44:26 AM (No. 202295)
AOC just keeps finding new ways to be a total lunatic and define stupid.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Philipsonh 10/9/2019 11:58:42 AM (No. 202316)
AOC can take all the rapists home with her and spread the murderers among her colleagues; They will help eat the babies.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: jacksin5 10/9/2019 12:05:25 PM (No. 202324)
Seize our guns, and empty the prisons. Sure thing.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Rumblehog 10/9/2019 12:22:26 PM (No. 202338)
This is what France endured from the Jacobins.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Smart11344 10/9/2019 1:14:38 PM (No. 202407)
She must know many democrats will over flow the prisons.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: DVC 10/9/2019 1:32:54 PM (No. 202437)
She should be in a mental institution.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: JHHolliday 10/9/2019 2:03:13 PM (No. 202470)
She will sell a lot of guns with this idea. Honest people who never owned a firearm will be stocking up to defend themselves and their families. This, of course, will never happen. Maybe she knows it can never happen and she is singing to the choir or maybe she is just as stupid as she appears to be.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: crashnburn 10/9/2019 2:33:48 PM (No. 202501)
No prisons = no need for laws = might makes right = tyranny
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Reply 40 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/9/2019 4:25:40 PM (No. 202580)
Remember Richard Pryor's routine when he went to a supermax to 'talk to the brothers'? "All I got to say is......Thank God we have penitentiaries! I asked this one dude 'Why did you kill everyone in the house'? He said ' 'Cause they was home.' "
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Reply 41 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/9/2019 5:21:50 PM (No. 202627)
Cortez has been ingesting Tide Pods again. That's the only way to explain her continual nonsense.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: MickTurn 10/9/2019 6:14:41 PM (No. 202679)
If we do that you will have nowhere to Live...are you that sure it's a good idea?
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Reply 43 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 10/9/2019 11:54:44 PM (No. 202886)
She needs to walk the talk. As in sitting in jail for a few days among those she wants to release. No bars. See what happens to her.
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