And Then There's This: Walkaway

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  1. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Story.

    On one hand this echoes some of my own thoughts. On the other, it's yet another sign that American society is headed toward something very bad. We're polarizing beyond reason and it won't end well.
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  2. matthunter

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    If he genuinely thinks this:

    ... is true of the vast majority of the left, then he's not really thinking at all. Admitting that white folk have made mistakes, that some segments are still racist and carry an amount of privilege they don't deserve but have because 2000 years of white dominance... is NOT "hating white people". It's acknowledging uncomfortable (for us whites!) truth.

    Likewise, if I don't care whether a guy is fucking another guy, I sure as hell don't care if a guy is fucking a girl. If the second couple try to vote for shit that oppresses the first couple, I will have issues. Otherwise, I'm gonna quietly hate them both for having more sex than I do.
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  3. Quincunx

    Quincunx The Most Serene Staff Member Administrator

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    “Hey guys, I’m a liberal just like you, but it’s totally unfair how the lamestream media treats President Trump. And isn’t it leftists who are the real racists? Really makes you think.” :dayton:

    Fuck off, shill.
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  4. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Exhibit A.
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    Yeah, those memes originated in Russia, I'm willing to bet.
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  6. Quincunx

    Quincunx The Most Serene Staff Member Administrator

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    I’m not going to pretend concern trolling is a serious attempt at dialogue. :shrug: Plus if the moral of your story is “Trump’s not so bad, it’s all the fake news media being unfair” you can tell it walking.
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  7. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Group think is a major problem for both sides. A partisan is a partisan no matter which side he is on. This problem really began to spiral out of control after Reagan repealed the fairness doctrine and allowed these one sided hyper partisan and often simply untrue programming.
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  8. Amaris

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    There are options beyond Republican and Democrat that I believe this man is missing. He's a gay man who is staunchly against racism, but because he believes "the left" only care about others on a superficial level, he's advocating reaching out to an administration that has openly shown racism, misogyny, and corruption? I'm not at all confident he's picked up the right idea on this one. There are a lot of sweeping generalities in his statements, which he's free to believe, but that doesn't make them true. Every chord he strikes, in all honesty, feels like the ones I see from Men's Rights Advocates, who will swear up and down they're not against women, only to rail against women for taking positions they believe belong to men.

    The whole article feels like a longer version of "I'm not racist but black people commit more crimes than white people. Just sayin'."
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  9. Quincunx

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    I’m all for being non-partisan. People from both major parties and every political alignment should join together and denounce Trump’s all out war on democracy and the rule of law. But anything in the direction of “you know, Trump kinda has a point…” goes straight in the trash.
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  10. Order2Chaos

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    Dude is a Russian shill at worst, dupe at best. He’s either lying or independently came up with that hashtag, because it was in use before he claimed to have created it.

    Given his support of InfoWars, I’m guessing shill.
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  11. Damar

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    He can start by moving back to that small town in Nebraska and documenting how respectful and inclusive the people are :jayzus:. Not that long ago I visited a ruby red state Trump won by a lot and I heard the most ridiculous things:

    1. Hillary Clinton sold all of our uranium to the Russians. Yes, all of it. We have no more uranium. So because of that she was the one colluding with the Russians to throw the election to her.

    2. CNN stands for the Communist News Network. It openly advocates for the theft of private property.

    3. Joseph McCarthy was right. There were communists in the government. He exposed them and they responded by destroying his career.

    I'm willing to entertain the idea that Mr. Straka is being genuine, but when half of the voting populace disconnects their brains from reality you shouldn't walk away. You should engage them and defeat them.
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    The guy lost me right here:

    “I was devastated. I voted for Hillary, and I was one of those people who was going on social media, crying, making videos.”

    What a pussy. :jayzus:
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  16. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    Sexist language. Typical hypocrisy. :(
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  17. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    Trump is protecting democracy and the rule of law from the leftist-dominated media who are the actual ones waging an all-out war on the aforementioned. The leftist media frequently misrepresents Trump and conservatives in order to advance its agendas.
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  18. Quincunx

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  19. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    If you look at it from an MRA perspective, he did what he thought would net him the woman he wanted. When he was denied, he blamed her and everyone associated with her, claimed she was only stringing him along, and then went to the other side to stand with all of the men who knew that those women were only teases.
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    Like I said: a pussy. :bergman:
  22. Amaris

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    Pussies are strong, and resilient. This guy's more like an irritable bowel: no one wants to hear you talk about it, but it still makes its distress known to everyone around you.
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  23. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    Hey, Lanz, what do I not understand about Darwinian evolution??
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  24. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    He's gay.
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    Re-read the first sentence.
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    Congratulations on falling for Russian propaganda.
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  27. Diacanu

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    Soma winner repped this shit.
    Get in the shower with a wire brush, and Borax soap.
    A string of prayer beads couldn't hurt either.
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  28. matthunter

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    Lol and you pretended to be adhering to the scientific process.

    You're barely adhering to shoes, unlike actual dogshit.
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  29. Faceman

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    He was gay. But he’s since walked away.
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  30. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    If you look at it from an MRA perspective, he did what he thought would net him the woman he wanted.
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