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Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by MarcusAu » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:00 pm

Sounds like everyone has decided on who they are going to vote for.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Pitchguest » Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:39 pm

Kamala Harris? The one who persuaded Kim Foxx to drop all charges against foreign dissident Juisie Smollyay? Well then, Biden probably has this tied up in a pretty little noose. Gay French black actor Juisie Smollyay shouting his support from the bleachers.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Lsuoma » Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:28 pm

Yep - I know that Trumpo's team will be loving this - laughing about putting people inside for weed, then laughing about using it; fixing evidence to get people put inside/stay inside. There will be an endless stream of shit flung at her, and you can expect the Tulsi clip to be shown forever.

This is enough to make you want Dopey Joe kept alive if the Dems win. Though she'll be running the show anyway.

Ugh!!

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Matt Cavanaugh » Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:53 pm

HelpingHand wrote: She must be a good pick based on my philosophy that anything that pisses off fanatics of both sides of an issue must be a fair compromise. Nuts on both sides are calling this beyond the pale and projecting it to be the root cause of Trump's reelection.

Still surprised. Guess Biden's nurses are figuring that Orange Man Bad is sufficient to keep the base agitated and voting.
Kamala dropped out of the primaries after her polling sunk to 2%, and her campaign simultaneously ran out of money and fell apart at the seams over internal acrimony. She viciously ambushed Biden in a debate, only to have her legs blown off by Tulsi's Tellermine. But most of all, Kamala is one of the nastiest,vilest excuses for a human on the planet. People sense that.

Also, while Kamala is mocha-skinned, she's not African-American. Capital 'B' Blacks don't accept her as one of their own. A chocolate-easter-bunny-dark woman like Val Demings or Stacey M1 Abrams might have motivated black voters, but not this Jamaican/Punjab, quebec-montessori-attending, Eikk-marrying, blunt-smoker-busting fraud.

Susan Rice is corrupt and ruthless, but aside from the Benghazi B.S., which doesn't register on most voters' radar, she was a non-entity. Biden is nominally ahead in the polls right now by remaining a non-entity and forcing Trump to run against Trump. Now Trump can run against a nasty bitch who cackles are her own obtuse jokes. It's the next best thing to having Hillary back.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12616

by KiwiInOz » Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:37 pm

John D wrote: Driftless = not funny sarcasm.
I thought that it was pretty good.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12615

by Lsuoma » Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:27 pm

HelpingHand wrote: She must be a good pick based on my philosophy that anything that pisses off fanatics of both sides of an issue must be a fair compromise. Nuts on both sides are calling this beyond the pale and projecting it to be the root cause of Trump's reelection.

Still surprised. Guess Biden's nurses are figuring that Orange Man Bad is sufficient to keep the base agitated and voting.
It ain't sufficient - there are a few things (UBI, Medicare expansion, etc.) any one of which will sink Dopey Joe if done at the right time (i.e without sufficien time for the Dems to counter). TDS is strong with them, but they still don't care if it's Trumpo or Dopey Joe. As long as the Kleptocracy stays in control.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by HelpingHand » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:59 pm

She must be a good pick based on my philosophy that anything that pisses off fanatics of both sides of an issue must be a fair compromise. Nuts on both sides are calling this beyond the pale and projecting it to be the root cause of Trump's reelection.

Still surprised. Guess Biden's nurses are figuring that Orange Man Bad is sufficient to keep the base agitated and voting.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12613

by Matt Cavanaugh » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:29 pm

Biden's nurses pick Kamala Harris as his running mate. There hasn't been a ticket this appealing since Hindenberg-Hitler.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12612

by jugheadnaut » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:24 pm

John D wrote:
justinvacula wrote: George Floyd raw bodycam footage released. 1hr 5min clip.

None of this should be a surprise to anyone. It was obvious that there was a lot of crazy shit going on. My prediction from trial..... Floyd died from drugs, but the cops should have helped him more than they did. They will perhaps give the cops manslaughter or negligence. Prepare for a new spectacle of riots. :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:
I pretty much agree, but I don't know what the fall back charges they could be convicted of would be. There is no evidence of any malice in the communications among the police, they realize he's having a medical episode and, at least by their communications, are genuinely trying to do what's in his best interest while waiting for paramedics. Unfortunately, instead of the 'excited delirium' they assume it to be, it's a fentanyl overdose with its attendant breathing problems. Most likely, it was the pressure on his torso rather than the famous knee on his neck that did the most to facilitate his death. I don't know if any reasonably objective juror can equate this kind of misdiagnosis by police officers to the depraved indifference to life generally required for manslaughter. But I don't expect this jury to be chosen based on its objectivity.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by jugheadnaut » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:04 pm

screwtape wrote:
People are idiots, and that includes many who have been appointed to advise us. But the coronavirus still kills and sickens, and we must do our best to navigate through it all. We can't just rely on our own opinions for matters like whether masks work or not. I think we see science playing out on a large screen in public, here. Conflicting studies, some biased, some influenced by preconception, and often subject to funding and political pressure. Ultimately a consensus will emerge that will survive and we'll wonder why there was ever any doubt about it. It's the story of all science these days, but mostly the public doesn't see it, and doesn't care about it. This time, they do, and so they should. We all know science is a moving target, not simple facts, but Pitters are a select few. When people ask "What does the science say?" you know they don't grasp that. I can't blame them, only the lame excuses for schools they went to.
I agree, but it's because people are idiots that I would want to keep public health advice as simple and evidence-based as possible. Social distancing, isolation when exhibiting flu-like symptoms, and frequent hand washing/sanitization give nearly all the protection it's possible to get short of hazmat suits, and are completely proven and non-controversial. For the general public, masks in general provide at best a tiny extra benefit at the margin while potentially screwing with the basics by making people feel more secure and compromising social distancing and hand washing. And if they're re-using surgical masks, or not washing fabric masks every day or not being extremely careful not to touch the surface of the mask when taking it off, they're almost certainly making things worse. Much better to keep things simple, and get 99% of the potential benefit with a regimen even idiots can stick to, than try for that potential tiny gain, complicate the situation and rely on idiots not to mess things up. This is the primary stated reason why Scandinavia's public health authorities oppose general mask recommendations.

Speaking of which, I wonder what it is about Scandinavia, a region that I generally prefer Canada and the US not emulate, that makes their public health authorities respect the current state of epidemiological science and its uncertainties without papering over the uncertainties with extreme negativity bias, and most importantly not cave to political pressure.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by fuzzy » Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:50 am

This objection to the presentation if counterfoot bills is potentially problematic toward Aussies and Kiwis.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12609

by Driftless » Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:11 am

Matt Cavanaugh wrote: Chicago BLM: "looting is a form of reparations"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ntown.html
To all of the corporations who are in support of BLM: are you going to open up your buildings so that people can get "reparations"? You have insurance so it is OK.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:30 am

justinvacula wrote: George Floyd raw bodycam footage released. 1hr 5min clip.
12m2s -- what previously-appeared to be a stream of piss from the dead man-- was clearly already on the ground, beforehand. Maybe condensation from the copcar AC.

24m33s -- cop conversation with the manager who sells electronics in the back of the corner store. Manager says they 'both had counterfeits' (Floyd & other guy in the car).

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Matt Cavanaugh » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:11 am

Gratuitous pic of a specimen of Ranidae lightfootensis about to catch a fly:

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Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by John D » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:08 am

justinvacula wrote: George Floyd raw bodycam footage released. 1hr 5min clip.

None of this should be a surprise to anyone. It was obvious that there was a lot of crazy shit going on. My prediction from trial..... Floyd died from drugs, but the cops should have helped him more than they did. They will perhaps give the cops manslaughter or negligence. Prepare for a new spectacle of riots. :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Matt Cavanaugh » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:05 am

Chicago BLM: "looting is a form of reparations"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ntown.html

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12604

by John D » Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:20 am

Driftless = not funny sarcasm.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12603

by justinvacula » Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:58 am

George Floyd raw bodycam footage released. 1hr 5min clip.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12602

by Service Dog » Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:20 am

screwtape wrote: ...When people ask "What does the science say?" you know they don't grasp that. I can't blame them, only the lame excuses for schools they went to.
Finally! A sensible reason to never re-open the schools!

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by MarcusAu » Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:04 am

screwtape wrote: Ah, Greenwich Palace. My father-in-law's last plum posting in the RN was as Captain in charge of the Royal Naval Staff College, and for two years he lived in luxury there, attended by RN stewards. We lived over the river in West Ham (cheap!) but would bicycle over with a long dress and a dinner jacket for mess dinners and the Greenwich Ball. Had a narrow escape from a ridiculous wedding in Greenwich Chapel with reception in the Painted Hall; we came to a more sensible and tolerable arrangement that saved a fortune.
Never met any doggers either.
Foot tunnel is back open - or at least is was when I walked it a couple of weekends ago. Cyclists are technically verbotten though.

Doggers are probably rarer since the flooding of Doggerland.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Driftless » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:54 am

Service Dog wrote:
Driftless wrote:
Just like those evolutionists keep changing their story.

It's almost like it takes time to understand a new virus -- how it transmits, what damage it dos etc. This is science in action. As new data comes in our understanding changes.

If you want eternal truths look to religion.
Heeeyyyyyy..... Waaiiit a minute... are you telling me there's new information constantly emerging-- supporting creationism just-as-often as evolution, but the political hacks and media only report the evolution stuff, and ban the creationists, because they want to keep Republicans out of office?
They hate creationists just as much as they hate Trump supporters! They are trying to force evolution on our children in school to turn them into atheists, just like they are forcing masks and vaccines on us to control us and track us! Wake up people!

I get frustrated but then I realize most of you probably are drinking fluoridated water.

Although with fewer commercial flights there are far fewer chemtrails around.

;)

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by screwtape » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:39 am

Brive1987 wrote:

The BBC.
Ah, Greenwich Palace. My father-in-law's last plum posting in the RN was as Captain in charge of the Royal Naval Staff College, and for two years he lived in luxury there, attended by RN stewards. We lived over the river in West Ham (cheap!) but would bicycle over with a long dress and a dinner jacket for mess dinners and the Greenwich Ball. Had a narrow escape from a ridiculous wedding in Greenwich Chapel with reception in the Painted Hall; we came to a more sensible and tolerable arrangement that saved a fortune.
Never met any doggers either.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by screwtape » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:30 am

jugheadnaut wrote:
When WHO officials, including Canada's chief public health officer Theresa Tam, parrot Chinese guidance in the early stages of the pandemic and seem more concerned about policing language around the virus than anything else, is that science in action?

When Neil Ferguson puts together a highly suspect alarmist model which he shows great confidence in, prompting a mandatory lockdown, and then he breaks the lockdown he inspired to see his mistress, and then the model proves catastrophically wrong, is that science in action?

When public health officials advise against mask wearing, and then only change their tune once partisan politics emerges around mask wearing, and insist cloth masks are essential to reducing spread, while the clear balance of existing evidence shows they are useless or counterproductive, is that science in action?

When public health officials throw a fit over anti-lockdown protests and claim they are highly dangerous, but two weeks later say that pro-BLM protests actually serve the interest of public health, is that science in action?

The facts are, at every stage, public health officials have proven themselves to be filth during the pandemic. As to claims that they are our elites providing politically neutral expert guidance on saving lives in the pandemic, I say fuck them, and I'll do my own research and make my own decisions.
People are idiots, and that includes many who have been appointed to advise us. But the coronavirus still kills and sickens, and we must do our best to navigate through it all. We can't just rely on our own opinions for matters like whether masks work or not. I think we see science playing out on a large screen in public, here. Conflicting studies, some biased, some influenced by preconception, and often subject to funding and political pressure. Ultimately a consensus will emerge that will survive and we'll wonder why there was ever any doubt about it. It's the story of all science these days, but mostly the public doesn't see it, and doesn't care about it. This time, they do, and so they should. We all know science is a moving target, not simple facts, but Pitters are a select few. When people ask "What does the science say?" you know they don't grasp that. I can't blame them, only the lame excuses for schools they went to.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12597

by Bhurzum » Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:06 am

Service Dog wrote: [ShatnerCadence] With... Jordan Peterson... out of commission...

I... would! not!...

have expected...

the... most!... articulate... anti-woke Canadian...

to... be...

William.... Shatner. [/ShatnerCadence]

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2020/08/0 ... white-man/
[Spock monotone] That is a 404 error, captain. [/Spock monotone]

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Bhurzum » Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:04 am

John D wrote: 1)Masks don't help.... masks might helps.... mask can't hurt... masks can hurt.... if you don't wear a mask outdoors your Gran will die.
I have a rather spiffy "FUCK THE SNP" mask (tartan, obviously) and take an almost perverse pleasure in wearing it whilst out and about. My local area is infested with dirty SNP/commie/BLM/ANTIFA types (cockroaches, utter garbage people) and the evil glares it draws are like mana from heaven to me! It's not happened yet but I'm sure an ugly confrontation is bound to happen...hopefully.

I'm loving this covid gubbins - best laugh I've had in years!

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:51 am

[ShatnerCadence] With... Jordan Peterson... out of commission...

I... would! not!...

have expected...

the... most!... articulate... anti-woke Canadian...

to... be...

William.... Shatner. [/ShatnerCadence]

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2020/08/0 ... white-man/

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Brive1987 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:55 pm



The BBC.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12593

by Brive1987 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:56 pm

WHO is the mob that sought to poison the well for meat using this bullshit formulation.



https://tim-rees.com/why-is-the-world-h ... anti-meat/

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by KiwiInOz » Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:39 pm

It's almost as if we are dealing globally with an emerging issue of some complexity. That is, there are no simple answers or unchanging answers over time as more information comes in, and anyone who promises there are should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town. As with most complex systems, the complexity emerges from the interaction between incomplete information and human choice and behaviour.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by jugheadnaut » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:11 pm

Driftless wrote: Just like those evolutionists keep changing their story.

It's almost like it takes time to understand a new virus -- how it transmits, what damage it dos etc. This is science in action. As new data comes in our understanding changes.

If you want eternal truths look to religion.
So, let's see...

When WHO officials, including Canada's chief public health officer Theresa Tam, parrot Chinese guidance in the early stages of the pandemic and seem more concerned about policing language around the virus than anything else, is that science in action?

When Neil Ferguson puts together a highly suspect alarmist model which he shows great confidence in, prompting a mandatory lockdown, and then he breaks the lockdown he inspired to see his mistress, and then the model proves catastrophically wrong, is that science in action?

When public health officials advise against mask wearing, and then only change their tune once partisan politics emerges around mask wearing, and insist cloth masks are essential to reducing spread, while the clear balance of existing evidence shows they are useless or counterproductive, is that science in action?

When public health officials throw a fit over anti-lockdown protests and claim they are highly dangerous, but two weeks later say that pro-BLM protests actually serve the interest of public health, is that science in action?

The facts are, at every stage, public health officials have proven themselves to be filth during the pandemic. As to claims that they are our elites providing politically neutral expert guidance on saving lives in the pandemic, I say fuck them, and I'll do my own research and make my own decisions.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:15 pm

Driftless wrote:
Just like those evolutionists keep changing their story.

It's almost like it takes time to understand a new virus -- how it transmits, what damage it dos etc. This is science in action. As new data comes in our understanding changes.

If you want eternal truths look to religion.
Heeeyyyyyy..... Waaiiit a minute... are you telling me there's new information constantly emerging-- supporting creationism just-as-often as evolution, but the political hacks and media only report the evolution stuff, and ban the creationists, because they want to keep Republicans out of office?

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Driftless » Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:46 pm

John D wrote:
KiwiInOz wrote: My nomination for the 2020 Darwin Awards is the U can't tell me what to do States of America.

******

Medical expert advice over time...

1)Masks don't help.... masks might helps.... mask can't hurt... masks can hurt.... if you don't wear a mask outdoors your Gran will die.

2)Avoid each other outdoors... the outdoors is safe... the outdoors will kill your Gran... You will never catch Covid outdoors as long as you are at a protest

3)HCQ might work.... HCQ will kill you... HCQ studies are fake... Only HCQ studies that show no effectiveness regardless of how administered are real... HCQ works if administered early and in a low does with zinc... Any study showing HCQ can be effective should be ignored.

4) The CDC sets safety standards so high that no US schools can open. The American Pediatrics Association says schools should be opened even if they can't be perfectly safe. School administrators will not open any school if there is any risk at all.

and you are picking on Americans for saying fuck it? Come on MAN!
Just like those evolutionists keep changing their story.

It's almost like it takes time to understand a new virus -- how it transmits, what damage it dos etc. This is science in action. As new data comes in our understanding changes.

If you want eternal truths look to religion.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by justinvacula » Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:13 pm

TheQuartering on Muscato and KrogerAndy:

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12587

by John D » Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:52 pm

KiwiInOz wrote: My nomination for the 2020 Darwin Awards is the U can't tell me what to do States of America.

******

Medical expert advice over time...

1)Masks don't help.... masks might helps.... mask can't hurt... masks can hurt.... if you don't wear a mask outdoors your Gran will die.

2)Avoid each other outdoors... the outdoors is safe... the outdoors will kill your Gran... You will never catch Covid outdoors as long as you are at a protest

3)HCQ might work.... HCQ will kill you... HCQ studies are fake... Only HCQ studies that show no effectiveness regardless of how administered are real... HCQ works if administered early and in a low does with zinc... Any study showing HCQ can be effective should be ignored.

4) The CDC sets safety standards so high that no US schools can open. The American Pediatrics Association says schools should be opened even if they can't be perfectly safe. School administrators will not open any school if there is any risk at all.

and you are picking on Americans for saying fuck it? Come on MAN!

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Matt Cavanaugh » Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:02 pm

justinvacula wrote: Ed Brayton decides to end his life, taking swipes on the way out:
My greatest hope is that after I’m gone the world continues to become more fair, just and equal. What else could we possibly hope for and work for? I urge you all to keep fighting the good fight for those core values. Who should you look to for leadership? I nominate Dale McGowan, the finest example of humanism I know, and Matt Dillahunty. They should be the public face and voice of this movement, not Dawkins or Krauss or Shermer.
Wow.

https://archive.is/sUVSL
Who should you look to for leadership after I'm gone -- Did Ed see himself as a leader?

Caustic, mean-spirited, pompous blowhard who injected leftwing politics into secularism at every opportunity; will not be missed.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Brive1987 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:22 pm

justinvacula wrote: Ed Brayton decides to end his life, taking swipes on the way out:
My greatest hope is that after I’m gone the world continues to become more fair, just and equal. What else could we possibly hope for and work for? I urge you all to keep fighting the good fight for those core values. Who should you look to for leadership? I nominate Dale McGowan, the finest example of humanism I know, and Matt Dillahunty. They should be the public face and voice of this movement, not Dawkins or Krauss or Shermer.
Wow.

https://archive.is/sUVSL
I notice PZ didn’t get a mention.

Regardless. Where Ed leads PZ should follow ...

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12584

by KiwiInOz » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:18 pm

My nomination for the 2020 Darwin Awards is the U can't tell me what to do States of America.

******

Health Official: Taking this advice will likely help with your health and well being, and that of your loved ones, family and friends, neighbours, community, the people who provide you with essential goods and services, and your country.

US citizen: Fucking commie.

*******

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy ... ekTfpRTBfI

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:53 pm

Lsuoma wrote: Five years ago I probably would have called that tinfoil-hat stuff, but I don't any more.
My definition of 'PsyOps' is loose. Includes Saul Alinsky tactics, for example.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by justinvacula » Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:09 pm

Ed Brayton decides to end his life, taking swipes on the way out:
My greatest hope is that after I’m gone the world continues to become more fair, just and equal. What else could we possibly hope for and work for? I urge you all to keep fighting the good fight for those core values. Who should you look to for leadership? I nominate Dale McGowan, the finest example of humanism I know, and Matt Dillahunty. They should be the public face and voice of this movement, not Dawkins or Krauss or Shermer.
Wow.

https://archive.is/sUVSL

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12581

by Lsuoma » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:14 am

Five years ago I probably would have called that tinfoil-hat stuff, but I don't any more.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12580

by Lsuoma » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:12 am

Doggo - check out Caitlin Johnstone: she has a pretty similar view to you, calling it the Narrative Matrix.

https://caitlinjohnstone.com/

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:41 am

I had an unsettling experience, a few days ago. My brother & I rarely speak to each other. We talked on the phone. Conversation shifted to facemasks. He has a PhD in archeology & is fine with his university's mask rules... masks all the time everywhere on campus... even outdoors... even if no one is within 50 feet. His university is in a high-altitude dry desert, hot year-round, with plenty of space. Even on his archeology digs-- students will social distance and wear masks at all times. Seems excessive to me.

Over the years-- he has been kicked-hard by the university bureaucrats-- but he completely trusts their wisdom in this policy. Is hostile to my skepticism..

Then we talked-about his son's kindergarten's rules.

I said children aren't at much risk. He said I should look up the 85 infants "on respirators" in Nueces County, Texas.

I already knew about that-- it's fake news.

viewtopic.php?f=31&t=553&p=497317&hilit=nueces#p497317

He became exasperated with me. More-so for being right, than if I had been wrong. We probably won't talk again for quite a while.

Conflicts like this gnaw at me-- but I shake-it-off more easily than he does. He's more prone to high-bloodpressure anger & grudges. I think back to a formative time when I walked away from our parents' bullshit-- was free but outcast. He compromised & salvaged their relationship-- but at a cost to his mental autonomy. I'm cooler & more distant-- he takes things personally, gets tangled-up.

I hate that we live in a time of psyops-- designed to exploit & heighten the differences between people-like-him & people-like-me. Divide us, to amass power & control.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Lsuoma » Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:35 am

Keating wrote: She won't though. She'll run away leaving a trail of tears.
No smoke um pipe of peace?
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Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by justinvacula » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:51 am

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:35 am

In other fake-indian news, it has been 84 weeks since Snopes said it was "Unproven" that Nathan Phillips claimed to have served in Vietnam as a "recon ranger" "in theater", only to be called a "baby killer" and be "spit on" when he returned home.

Snopes's fact-check still stands:
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/natha ... m-veteran/

So does the video of Nathan Philips saying that shit:
https://www.businessinsider.com/native- ... deo-2019-1

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12575

by Keating » Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:08 pm

She won't though. She'll run away leaving a trail of tears.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12574

by Matt Cavanaugh » Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:48 pm

mordacious1 wrote:
dogen wrote: Hey folks -- did y'all see this:

https://heavy.com/news/2020/08/sciencin ... ghlin-asu/

BethAnn McLaughlin has been in the news previously for #MeToo & tenure denial shenanigans.

:popcorn:

PS Haven't posted for a while. Glad to see the 'Pit is still active. What's been happening?
She stated: “I apologize without reservation to all the people I hurt.”

If I was apologizing for being a fake Indian, I wouldn’t use the phrase “without reservation”.
The important thing is she apologized. Now it's time to bury the hatchet.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12573

by Lsuoma » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:52 pm

If we still had 'em, ^^^^^ would be a BPE!!

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

#12572

by mordacious1 » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:15 pm

dogen wrote: Hey folks -- did y'all see this:

https://heavy.com/news/2020/08/sciencin ... ghlin-asu/

BethAnn McLaughlin has been in the news previously for #MeToo & tenure denial shenanigans.

:popcorn:

PS Haven't posted for a while. Glad to see the 'Pit is still active. What's been happening?
She stated: “I apologize without reservation to all the people I hurt.”

If I was apologizing for being a fake Indian, I wouldn’t use the phrase “without reservation”.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Sulman » Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:01 pm

Regarding old Dave M, I'm surprised the narrative hasn't been flipped by the tranish inquisition. Xir should be ringing the transphobe bat signal for dear life. Isn't that the doctrine?

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by KiwiInOz » Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:32 pm

dogen wrote: Hey folks -- did y'all see this:

https://heavy.com/news/2020/08/sciencin ... ghlin-asu/

BethAnn McLaughlin has been in the news previously for #MeToo & tenure denial shenanigans.

:popcorn:

PS Haven't posted for a while. Glad to see the 'Pit is still active. What's been happening?
The universe still trends its merry way to heat death and entropy rains on the parade.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by KiwiInOz » Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:23 pm

John D wrote:
KiwiInOz wrote: Can anyone give me the tl;dr version of why service dog and ftp are fighting again? Are they going to divorce?
ftp is a commie baboon and Service Dog is calling zir out on zir's fuck-headedness.
I thought that we were all in favour of the proletariat toppling the bourgeoisie and destroying all ownership of property. Or was that last week?

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by dogen » Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:11 pm

Hey folks -- did y'all see this:

https://heavy.com/news/2020/08/sciencin ... ghlin-asu/

BethAnn McLaughlin has been in the news previously for #MeToo & tenure denial shenanigans.

:popcorn:

PS Haven't posted for a while. Glad to see the 'Pit is still active. What's been happening?

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by MarcusAu » Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:48 am

John D wrote: Personal bias... of course. I am not naturally gay... but if Service Dog was interested... he might be my first gay relationship. I think we would have to date first.... and then try some spooning or something. This would be a big change for me so I doubt it will ever happen. Still.... well... just being honest.
Take it to the back channel.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Lsuoma » Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:28 am

I remember that Dispatches From the Culture Wars was the first blog I ever read when I got the original Kindle in 2007. I used to read it, and a few others on the 545 bus from Seattle to Redmond each evening. It used to be really good, and introduced me to the progressive movements in the US. It might still be good, but I stopped reading it when Two Cows began ripping on the Pit, and when the hatred for Thunderf00t came to light on the FfTB leaks.

I suppose it really just shows that TC is human like the rest of us, but I have/had only so much time to allocate to stuff like that.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by screwtape » Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:22 am

Service Dog wrote: Only if we do it in that cool black van.
Whatever you guys do, I think I should get shadchanus gelt.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by jugheadnaut » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:58 am

justinvacula wrote:
Skeptics ought to be enthusiastically embracing critical theory, and even post-modernism, because it does all the stuff skeptics claim to appreciate. Read that last paragraph again. Only a Status Quo Warrior would think that is undesirable. But instead they’ve only embraced the fringe abuses of theory, and have happily adopted only the practice of the worst writers to string gibberish into bad essays and books.
- PZ Myers, lol

https://archive.is/wz9HD
What any half intelligent skeptic would quickly notice about critical theory is that it misappropriates the concept of Theory from science while expecting it to have the same cachet. Of course, in science, a Theory is an inside-the-box explanation of a broad set of empirical observations which doesn't necessarily have direct empirical evidence, but consistently makes accurate predictions and thus is subject to falsification. In critical theory, it's transmuted to "an explanation that doesn't require empirical evidence".

A skeptic would also quickly notice the 'critical' in critical theory means "criticism under a Marxist framework assumed as axiomatic".

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by jugheadnaut » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:29 am

Service Dog wrote: The incident took place in Louisville... which is where BLM issued a list of mafia-demands to local (cuban immigrant) businesses, saying "better put the letter on the door so your business is not f*cked with."
https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/blm ... rotection/
When I moved to Miami in 2000, a piece of advice I heard from my real estate agent and a couple of locals about living in Miami was "don't fuck with the Cubans". So I doubt this would go as BLM planned.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by Service Dog » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:11 am

Only if we do it in that cool black van.

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

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by John D » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:01 am

free thoughtpolice wrote:
screwtape wrote:
KiwiInOz wrote: Can anyone give me the tl;dr version of why service dog and ftp are fighting again? Are they going to divorce?
They're just preparing the ground for some stunning make-up sex.
We never were really that attached, but now that he has caught FTPDS (free thoughtpolice derangement syndrome) I wouldn't fuck him with John D's* dick even if he had one.
*hope I'm not doxing but the D stands for Dickless.
Personal bias... of course. I am not naturally gay... but if Service Dog was interested... he might be my first gay relationship. I think we would have to date first.... and then try some spooning or something. This would be a big change for me so I doubt it will ever happen. Still.... well... just being honest.

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