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03 Nov 2019, 4:07 pm

If Mike Pence or some other fanatic had his way and became dictator president of the USA, would that basically mean that the Bible Belt would become a Theocracy?

Would they be rounding up every non-Christian, homosexual, and disobediant woman to be throw in prison, or put to death? And force everybody to submit to bible worship and church attendance?

Scary... :(





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03 Nov 2019, 5:36 pm

Theocratic Oligarchy would be more likely. Is that an oxymoron?


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03 Nov 2019, 5:39 pm

I dont wanna be burned, hanged, or stoned to death for being gay :cry:



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03 Nov 2019, 6:18 pm

If Trump got impeached (the whole nine yards of impeachment- and actually got removed from office), or if he left office to avoid the disgrace of impending impeachment the way Nixon did, or if the impeachment train just runs out of steam and gets forgotten about, and Trump can then breath easy, but he accidently slips on a banana peal and just dies in office anyway, or he dies of gout, or something else that has nothing to do with his many scandals, and Pence takes over as president then...

The new President Pence would appoint Ted Cruz as Veep, and would place Michelle Bachman, and Rick Santorum, on his cabinet.

This new team of American Ayatollahs would DESIRE to do all of what youre suggesting. But they wouldn't actually get very far in actually doing that. They wouldn't even be able persuade the GOP dominated Senate to do very much of their bidding. And they would only get the last two years of Trumps term to preside in Trump's stead. Pence would then have to run in 2020. I think that Pence would have longer odds against being elected in 2020 then the incumbent Trump would have to be relected in 2020. Pence would be even less popular than Trump because he is more to the right than both Trump and than most GOP voters, and has less populist pull on Democrat voters than Trump.He would alienate the same folks that Trump alienates but he would not be able steal votes from the Dems the way Trump does. It would be lose-lose for the GOP. Might as well just hand the oval office to the Dems on a silver platter.

So if I were you I wouldn't worry.



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03 Nov 2019, 6:41 pm

naturalplastic wrote:
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So if I were you I wouldn't worry.


Ok. :) I can be gay and read tarot cards all i want then. :D



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05 Nov 2019, 6:56 pm

Yep....



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05 Nov 2019, 7:02 pm

Am I annoying you kraftie? If so l'm sorry. :|



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05 Nov 2019, 7:16 pm

No Sirree, you’re not.

Nobody is going to round up gays and put them in prison.



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05 Nov 2019, 7:20 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
No Sirree, you’re not.

Nobody is going to round up gays and put them in prison.


Ok, good! :)



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05 Nov 2019, 7:21 pm

Pence is a Bible-thumper....but he’s a much more civilized person than Trump.



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05 Nov 2019, 7:22 pm

America is not likely to become a theocracy of any kind. Even if it did become a Christian theocracy, there would likely be a big dispute over which version of Christianity it would be.


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05 Nov 2019, 7:52 pm

Maybe there'd be a Protestants vs Catholics type of war?



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05 Nov 2019, 8:00 pm

Only in something like the KKK is there hatred of Catholics by Protestants.



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05 Nov 2019, 8:07 pm

TW1ZTY wrote:
Maybe there'd be a Protestants vs Catholics type of war?
More like a loud debate regarding which Bible to use, which denomination has precedence, whose doctrine to follow, whether or not women have rights, whether or not LGBTQ types have rights, how often prayer should occur in schools and who gets to lead them, which colleges to close down first, whether or not medical science should be applied to heal sick people, what kind of firewood to use when burning books and witches...

Not to mention what to do with all of the Jews, Muslims, Atheists, Wiccans and other people who refuse to bow down and proclaim the glory of God in public, OR people who somehow cannot respond to faith-healing.

Those debates have already been going on for centuries!


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05 Nov 2019, 8:08 pm

And where does that leave Mormons and Jehova's Witnesses? :chin: