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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #405 on: August 15, 2017, 03:11:01 PM »
Oh yeah, I saw. I used to live 10 miles from there. I can't help but notice the shoes of the people kicking it. Just something random that stuck out to me thinking aren't these people hurting their tows kicking bronze with hipster shoes?? Haha. No dress/professional shoes, no work/labor boots, and no comfortable tennis shoes just because you work a job that requires walking and standing for an extended duration(similar to protesting). This is the late-millenial/generation Z crowd. :mrdead:
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« Reply #406 on: August 15, 2017, 07:35:25 PM »
I thought the same thing, I would of liked to see how that one girl acted a few moments after going on that kicking spree  :dohdohdoh:
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« Reply #407 on: August 17, 2017, 08:36:22 PM »
Interesting take on current events from the perspective of a trained hypnotist, accustomed to observing the subtleties of how people are persuaded, and how our minds behave while hallucinating.

http://blog.dilbert.com/post/164297628606/how-to-know-youre-in-a-mass-hysteria-bubble

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How To Know You’re In a Mass Hysteria Bubble

History is full of examples of Mass Hysterias. They happen fairly often. The cool thing about mass hysterias is that you don’t know when you are in one. But sometimes the people who are not experiencing the mass hysteria can recognize when others are experiencing one, if they know what to look for.

I’ll teach you what to look for.

(Continued...)


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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #408 on: August 18, 2017, 01:59:19 AM »
Where is Focalor when the shit hits the fan? LoL?

This confederate statue civil war shit is right up his alley and yet hes vanished. We need to hear the opinion of the Mega-Man!




On a serious note, I happen to agree with trump on this whole shit, oddly enough. People are starting to get ridiculous...

Some newb pastor in chicago wants to remove President Washingtons name from a park now, and people are questioning Thomas jefferson....

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/17/chicago-bishop-wants-george-washingtons-name-taken-off-park-in-black-neighborhood.html

"Bishop James Dukes, pastor of the Liberation Christian Center, says it’s no longer appropriate for statues of American presidents who owned slaves to be commemorated in African-American neighborhoods"


I condemn but I hold sacred the right of those KKK / Neo-Nazi individuals to protest and exercise their freedom of speech. The fact that the left came out to confront them is what caused this uproar.

Everyone is losing their minds and being offended by everything. The America that i grew up in, the one that I remember, accepted the Dukes of Hazzard, Sanford and Son, All in the Family, and the Jeffersons etc etc. George Washington was a good man. Thomas Jefferson was a good man. Why are people trying to fuck with them now? People back then owned slaves, it was a way of life, just like people use vehicles even though it emits c02 like a motherfucker. In 100 years are Americans going to want to shit on all of us because we contributed to global warming? What the fuck?

History is History....We used to want to embrace our history, even with its corruption and ugliness because it was a history forged by imperfect men who strived for a better future. I am really starting to question what America i am in at the moment?

What the hell are people wanting? what is the end game? We cannot erase our history or condemn everything.
Man was meant to struggle and endure, both emotionally and physically. We will never be the brady bunch as a society, and neither do i think that that is a good idea. Americans of the past remind me of swords forged through the hottest of flames. Modern America seems like a daycare full of kids tattling on each other.

We need a boss to tell them to stfu and move on...
kids will be kids right? Its in our nature to want to fuck around. But these kids are adults and they are trying to twist reality itself.

Ive already stated i believed the african american community deserves reparations for the slavery they endured. They got fucked for hundreds of years and they are owed something, at the very least free education for life.

Trump is not a bad man, he is merely being political, he needs the right's votes to win a second term. Is he a racist? no. The media and the left are trying to destroy him, but i really believe so far hes been a breath of fresh air.

I would rather have him over Hilary.

I just hope that the violence that erupted isn't something of a prelude to something worse.

People just need to relax.
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #409 on: August 18, 2017, 12:06:06 PM »
History is History....We used to want to embrace our history, even with its corruption and ugliness because it was a history forged by imperfect men who strived for a better future.

I actually agree with you for once. I've never said that the aims of the Confederacy to uphold and continue slavery was a good thing. But they were different times. NOT A SINGLE ONE of the southern sons that signed up to fight did so because they hated blacks and wanted to keep them below whites. They did so out of a sense of "duty" and a love for their homes and their way of life - the same reasons that tons of people signed up for the military after 9/11.

But I noticed something today while sitting in traffic. It's what I see every day, but I never stop to "think" about it. A row of cars parked in front of a chinese restaurant at lunch time. I'm sitting there on my American-made Harley Davidson at a stop light, and looking over at a long row of parked cars and I thought,... "Fuck. Not a single one of those fucking things were made in America. I'm the only motherfucker here getting around on an American product... and it's the cheapest fucking one here!" (It's a '78, they were cheaper comparatively back then)

Everything these days says "Made in Anywhere But America". That's a problem.

And I don't think it's a curable problem. Trump has promised to bring jobs back to America, and maybe he is, maybe he isn't, I dunno. In the back of my mind, I know it, though... that even if jobs DO start coming back to the US, they'll go back to china and mexico in another 10 years or less. I hate to say it, but I kinda think we've already lost the war. We've sold our childrens futures to foreign commercialism. Many of these companies may be run from America with manufacturing in other countries, but that won't last forever either. Eventually walmart and every other huge US company will be owned by China or Indonesia.

What can we do? Beats the fuck outta me. Enjoy it while you got it.

And these douchebags screaming for historical revisionism are probably gonna get their way eventually. And the end result will be communism. And nobody will fucking care until it's too late.
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« Reply #410 on: August 30, 2017, 07:38:40 PM »
Interesting perspective on Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio.

Cites sources for many of his claims, and covers events from angles I haven't seen elsewhere.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CWeP3pS2HM
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(Some might remember this guy from his rather novel humanitarian perspective on the border wall, wherein he talked about having volunteered helping poor families down in Mexico, and he noted how unchecked immigration might be benefiting the entrenched corrupt political elite on the Mexican side, by acting as a kind of pressure-relief valve preventing local discontent from boiling over enough to challenge said corruption. From what I can tell, his politics seem more libertarian/humanist than hard right.)


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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #411 on: August 31, 2017, 11:02:12 AM »


Not for nuthin', but... If I'm not mistaken, I'm pretty sure Arapaio was one of the highest ranking and most outspoken legalization/marijuana law reformation proponents back around 06-ish. I kinda think someone wasn't as upset about his supposed "racism" as they were about his efforts to restructure the marijuana market in a Mexican border state riddled with cartel pipelines. As they say, follow the money. And there's a lot more money in dope than in immigration.
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« Reply #412 on: September 02, 2017, 08:28:28 PM »


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« Reply #413 on: September 03, 2017, 03:36:53 AM »
 :lolsign:

They'd happily take a chunk out of the work area. Nowadays people want to reside in the college town they moved to and fell in love with being away from their parents. Then they complain there's no work for them and about their student loan debt. They'd never relocate for work even if it was temporary. Then some of them end up dressing like idiots in the cartoon above.

I used "they" loosely, mainly referring to millenials that are heavily left leaning.
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« Reply #414 on: September 03, 2017, 01:29:55 PM »
Banana peel in tree strikes terror throughout University of Mississippi.


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(Can we please stop coddling these adult infants?)

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« Reply #415 on: September 03, 2017, 02:38:34 PM »
I want to laugh, but I also have this  :WTF: feeling.   

This is just another  :dohdohdoh: that makes me really worry about the future of this country.

This stupid crap is happening at an alarming rate.  It scares me that this will soon become the new normal.
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« Reply #416 on: September 03, 2017, 05:36:45 PM »
Yeah. Fuck kids these days. God damn idiots.

After watching that fucking retarded Banana video, I somehow found myself on this video where college students were in a roundabout way discussing their views on feminism and the military.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6t61UzVg_k
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This is what we've made in our school systems. The girls... I don't fault any of their answers really. You can tell they're mostly caught in their own "equality" vortex and admit defeat when it comes to drafting. The BOYS however... fucking little brainless pussies. They mindlessly regurgitate all the shit they've ever been taught about how women should have equal rights to men, HOWEVER... when it comes to drafting, they know most women wouldn't appreciate a man saying that women should be drafted too because they'd be perceived as *yawn* oppressive dominating males. And in their foolish fumbling attempt to say what they think women want to hear... they say the most sexist chauvinist thing possible. "Women should stay home... and take care of.... y'know... everything." (He was soooooo close to saying "the babies". That's right Dice Clay, don't buy a woman a watch, there's a fucking clock on the stove! Oh!)

Someone shoot these motherfuckers. :frustration: MORE SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, PLEASE!
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« Reply #417 on: September 12, 2017, 04:36:48 AM »
Irma was caused by manmade climate change. So was Harvey. :dohdohdoh:

I've been seeing tons of videos and articles lately blaming "mega hurricanes" on climate change recently.

https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/top10.asp

I don't see a trend. I know global warming is happening(medieval warming period --> the little ice age --> warming now), and I also support the fact that humans are increasing the rate of our current warming period....but how much? When I see these videos from gore or whoever else from the left stating things like "Irma is the strongest hurricane the Atlantic has ever seen" and "the sea level has risen 9 inches in Florida" I don't understand why they're deliberately trying to discredit themselves. Hurricane Allen from 1980 was stronger and 3 other storms tied Irma at 185 sustained. The sea level hasn't risen like that. It just makes me think they're all full of shit  :LAME:
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« Reply #418 on: September 12, 2017, 09:40:09 AM »
Irma was caused by manmade climate change. So was Harvey. :dohdohdoh:

I've been seeing tons of videos and articles lately blaming "mega hurricanes" on climate change recently.

And ironically, in the same breath, I'm seeing many of these folks accusing others of being "science deniers."

For some actual science, here's a recent report entitled Global Warming and Hurricanes from the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/global-warming-and-hurricanes/

Takeaways from the report:

→ It is premature to conclude that human activities–and particularly greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming–have already had a detectable impact on Atlantic hurricane or global tropical cyclone activity.

→ Anthropogenic warming by the end of the 21st century will likely cause tropical cyclones globally to be more intense on average (by 2 to 11% according to model projections for an IPCC A1B scenario).

→ There are better than even odds that anthropogenic warming over the next century will lead to an increase in the occurrence of very intense tropical cyclone in some basins

→ Anthropogenic warming by the end of the 21st century will likely cause tropical cyclones to have substantially higher rainfall rates than present-day ones, with a model-projected increase of about 10-15% for rainfall rates averaged within about 100 km of the storm center.

→ The terminology here for likelihood statements generally follows the conventions used in the IPCC AR4, i.e., for the assessed likelihood of an outcome or result:
Very Likely: > 90%,
Likely: > 66%
More Likely Than Not (or Better Than Even Odds) > 50%


In other words, percentage increases in intensity, rainfall, and frequency are predicted—to a specified degree of confidence—over the coming decades. But no such changes are yet able to be reliably measured.

So yeah, the folks pointing at hurricanes Harvey and Irma as 'evidence' for the effects of climate change, would appear to be misinformed.


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