What's Happening In the World?

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Re: What's Happening In the World?

Post: # 10815Post Garrett Gilchrist
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:36 pm

Hey, if half the people on my Facebook feed could stop sharing obvious hoaxes created by Neo-N)zi groups, that would be great

Aunt Jemima was not a real person whose achievements are being erased by "woke SJWs." It doesn't matter that her likeness was based on Nancy Green's. "Aunt Jemima" and "Uncle Ben" were named that because they were depicted as slaves, and so was Mrs. Butterworth.

The Irish were not chattel slaves.

George Lucas and Jon Favreau did not quit Star Wars in anger over "woke SJWs" creating "The Last Jedi." This is clickbait, designed to radicalize people who didn't like a Star Wars movie into a nonsense culture war created by Neo-N)zis on Twitter.

If you're mad about "woke SJWs" you are definitely ingesting alt-right propaganda.

Vaccines do not cause autism.

Whatever conspiracy theory you have heard about George Soros isn't true.

Whatever conspiracy theory you have heard about Anita Sarkeesian and Brie Larson and Kathleen Kennedy isn't true either.

Bounding Into Comics is a Neo-N)zi site, not a news organization.

There is not an evil industry-wide campaign to censor the creator of Earthworm Jim, he's just a bigot with no friends.

There is not an evil industry-wide campaign to censor old racist cartoons, the cartoons are just racist and the people who want them rereleased are either racist, or just a little weird, and more interested in information than reality.

Antifa means anti-fascist. It is not a terrorist group.

Nobody is poisoning cops. Cops lie.

Police killings wouldn't stop if "kids today would just be more polite and pull their pants up".

And on and on and on and on and on


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Post: # 10820Post Garrett Gilchrist
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:04 pm

At least two conservatives on the Supreme Court now are there because of a lack of leadership from Joe Biden. He trolled Anita Hill at the Clarence Thomas scandal hearings, and somehow nobody ever confirmed theoretical Obama appointee Merrick Garland.

There's also no reason why Ruth Bader Ginsburg couldn't have resigned during the Obama administration in favor of a younger liberal-leaning appointee, if that administration had shown any leadership ability to get a Supreme Court Justice appointed at all.

Yes, the GOP stonewalled Garland's appointment, and should not have been allowed to do so. To me that shows a failure on the part of both parties. It always seems like everything is impossible under a Democratic Presidency, yet the GOP get to do whatever they want, which is uniformly awful.

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Post: # 10821Post Garrett Gilchrist
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:47 pm

Kentucky cutting number of polling places for Tuesday’s primary from 3700 to 200

There will be one polling place for 616,000 registered voters in Louisville’s Jefferson County, where half state’s black voters live

Mitch McConnell is blocking legislation passed by House Dems to:

-restore Voting Rights Act

-implement nationwide automatic voter registration, early voting & end to voter purging

-expand vote by mail & give $3.6 billion in much needed election aid to states

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics ... story.html

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Post: # 10825Post Garrett Gilchrist
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:12 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDhm808oU4

For most of us, these are our relatives. This is what most white American Boomers are like. This is what Facebook is like. People cage themselves off into echo chambers where they're only getting pro-Trump information, and will verbally fight anyone who questions the propaganda.

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Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:48 pm

She was arrested for not being a Trump supporter.

You and I are next.

https://www.msnbc.com/weekends-with-ale ... 5505093751

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Post: # 10830Post Garrett Gilchrist
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:48 am

Getting reports of excessive, often illegal and professional grade fireworks going off in cities across the country, often at scheduled times of day (at the hour, at quarter hours) and well after midnight. Anecdotal reports of big caches of fireworks being sold off for cheap, and some reports of firefighters and police setting off the fireworks themselves. It's more excessive than in previous years, and was already going on all month rather than confined to the week of July 4th. Many believe this is an intentional operation to wear down protesters in cities which have seen protests.

https://twitter.com/JoshuaPotash/status ... 2073846785
https://twitter.com/fromzerotojeo/statu ... 6651198468

Outskirts of Los Angeles County here. It's not excessive here, but it's going on for weeks, out of season. Just spotted (and almost got hit by) firework blasting on the street during the day, and I'm noticing that fireworks go off like a shot at specific times. 11:00, 11:20, etc.

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Post: # 10833Post Garrett Gilchrist
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:50 pm

"This story on how the NYPD leadership just invented the antifa-Shack Shack terror milkshake story out of thin air is a legit scandal that should result in firings."

https://nypost.com/2020/06/22/how-nypd- ... cy-theory/

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Post: # 10836Post Garrett Gilchrist
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:30 pm

The conservative mindset likes to blame the decisions of relatively powerless individuals for what are really larger systemic problems that need to be fixed from the top down.

But in this case, one individual represents the problem. Leftists and never-Trump conservatives agree. He's a piece of shit.

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Post: # 10838Post Garrett Gilchrist
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:51 pm

Everyone on Twitter: Defund the police so they stop killing black people

Everyone on Facebook: I can't get my dick hard unless my pancake sauce has a slave on it

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