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Messages - horsesoldier

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Can someone explain the Dan Davenport situation over there? I could have sworn the dude used to be a mod, or at least posted a lot. All that's left are reviews he did. I see he's a user here now.

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But it says well regulated! And militia! Never mind what the militia was in late 18th century, they clearly mean the national guard.

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Not to criticize the artist with their diverse art there

But does nobody at Wizards remember the oil paintings? The ink art? Do they feel no shame?

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Also, for those who want the source documents for the neo-Aztec revival: https://christopherrufo.com/revenge-of-the-gods/
And Snopes published a "fact check" of the press release. https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/california-ethnic-studies-genocide/

Assuming Snopes is still remotely reliable and hasn't been completely infiltrated by the woke... R. Tolteka Cuauhtin is still appropriating Aztec religion, sanitizing it of all the unattractive human sacrifice bits and everything else related to Aztec culture, and selectively reinterpreting ancient beliefs to suit his political agenda.

I don't think anybody has a problem with Mexicayotl reviving (sanitized versions of) ancient indigenous religious beliefs and practices, heck we do the same thing with the Abrahamic religions all the time, but if you're just making shit up and misappropriating then what's even the point?

I'm pretty sure that alternate history video games made by white people are more respectful of actual Aztec beliefs and personhood.

Won't be long before the human sacrifice gets brought back in.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« on: April 02, 2021, 09:44:25 AM »
I would be fine with 10k representatives. Make it much harder to bribe, it would create more regional parties/independents, and my rep might actually answer the phone if I call him.

It would be bonkers but our system of government doesn't work to well with how big it is anyway.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« on: April 01, 2021, 01:55:25 PM »
MTG is purely the prerogative of her constituents.
Absolutely. I'm very strongly in favor of more minority views being represented in Congress. The problem with representing half a million people geographically contiguous people is you almost always end up with someone very bland. The exceptions are in districts with a one-party lock, where nutjobs like AOC or MTG can get elected. There's a good argument for drastically increasing the number of reps, or for detaching one of the houses of Congress from the land and allowing them to be voted in by more widely dispersed but cohesive groups. That would allow minority parties to have representation equal to their popular support, instead of effectively zero. For instance, the Libertarian Party won 3.28% of the votes in the 2016 presidential election -- yet in the House, they won 0 seats, when that percentage should translate into about 14. The Green Party got 1.1% in the same election, which should translate into about 5 seats. The system is strongly biased against minority views.

The problem is with the political discourse that's going to use her opposition as a weapon to promote covid vaccines.

Not a fan of proportional representation systems. I would be fine if we returned to the original constitution when it comes to reps and senators though.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« on: April 01, 2021, 01:53:32 PM »
https://uproxx.com/viral/marjorie-taylor-greene-vaccine-passports-mark-of-the-beast/

The most sane and stable person in Congress (reminder: Biden and Harris are no longer members of Congress) has moved on from warning us all about Jewish space lasers, to calling vaccine passports Biden's Mark of the Beast. No, I'm not sure how that works.

Totalitarians must be eating this up, because damn it's a lot easier to sell someone a shit sandwich if your competition is selling a sandwich full of shards of glass (that were used to make space lasers).

MTG is purely the prerogative of her constituents. Congress used to be full "local yokels" who represent their district. You still see it with minority politicians. With white politicians? Very rare nowadays. No more Charlie Wilson's, Ron Paul's or James Traficant's.
Good for her to faithfully represent her constituents. Too bad though that we have a population behind the idiotic beliefs she champions.

Oh we're talking about bad populations now are we? Plenty of room to explore there.

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Bob did some pretty intense boomer posting on facebook which is what got JG products removed from GG.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« on: March 31, 2021, 11:53:00 AM »
https://uproxx.com/viral/marjorie-taylor-greene-vaccine-passports-mark-of-the-beast/

The most sane and stable person in Congress (reminder: Biden and Harris are no longer members of Congress) has moved on from warning us all about Jewish space lasers, to calling vaccine passports Biden's Mark of the Beast. No, I'm not sure how that works.

Totalitarians must be eating this up, because damn it's a lot easier to sell someone a shit sandwich if your competition is selling a sandwich full of shards of glass (that were used to make space lasers).

MTG is purely the prerogative of her constituents. Congress used to be full "local yokels" who represent their district. You still see it with minority politicians. With white politicians? Very rare nowadays. No more Charlie Wilson's, Ron Paul's or James Traficant's.

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Anybody up for an Amerindian supremacy RPG? https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/connoralexander/coyote-and-crow

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If you have a problem with a game where there are no people of European descent represented, than this game is probably not for you.

From what I read in their pitch, an asteroid exterminated the evul huwhite and gave some of the "natives" a special mark, because they're the choosen people.

I wonder what would be the reaction of the exact same pitch for a game where only the evul huwhite devil survived and gained a special mark from God...

I wonder what the reaction would be if a game listed out who was of European descent and who wasn't.

Also, I wonder how many of the Indians they are so keen on focusing on are actual tribal members and how many live or have lived on a reservation.

As an aside, the game does not sound very good or look very appealing. But it got almost a million dollars.

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The RPGPundit's Own Forum / Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« on: March 31, 2021, 09:31:23 AM »
https://www.businessinsider.com/the-biden-administration-is-developing-a-vaccine-passport-program-2021-3
https://www.businessinsider.co.za/trending/new-york-covid-digital-vaccine-passport-excelsior-pass-msg-2021-3
https://www.businessinsider.com/eu-proposes-vaccination-passport-coronavirus-2021-3

Plan to go to the bar? Watch a game? Fly on an airplane? Go to work?

The Totalitarian Clock has ticked a few minutes closer to midnight.

Meanwhile Los Angeles, which given your ideological bent must look like the pit of totalitarian rule, is opening bars, opening stadiums, and making travel easier right now. Offices which were closed are now opening, amusement parts which were closed are now opening, same with gyms, etc.. And none of it involves proof of vaccination. It's just based on the infection, hospitalization, and death numbers dropping.

If your theory were correct, none of that would be opening.
What ideological bent? Anti-totalitarianism? Opposing extremists isn't an ideology, it covers most humans.

And I'm pretty sure LA doesn't have vaccine passports, so I'm not even sure why you brought it up. Sure, they handled the virus terribly, but pandemics come in waves, and we've been on the downswing for a while. But hey, looks like it's going back up, so let's see if LA is the next in line for a monstrous abrogation of basic human rights.

Everything is ideology to a leftist.

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Dude you're going to give me nightmares now.

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I have yet to hear one of these 'activists' say what's the basic difference between an AR-15 and any other semi-auto rifle. And lots of calls to repeal the 2nd Amendment and simply make guns illegal.

My AR-15 looks scary, while my 30-06 is just a hunting rifle! I know which one is actually more deadly, but gun control retards can only parrot MSM bullshit.
Once again, I shall invoke the bloviating of serial drunk Ted 'Swimmer' Kennedy.
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In a recent report, the ATF identified three, .223 and the 7.62 caliber rifles, as the ones most frequently encountered by police officers. These high-capacity rifles, the ATF wrote, pose an enhanced threat to law enforcement, in part because of their ability to expel particles at velocities that are capable of penetrating the type of soft body armor typically worn by law enforcement officers.
Now, those of you who haven't spent your time eating the books will notice a problem here.

Police officers typically do not wear body armor that will stop a standard centerfire rifle round. That armor (type II, IIA, or IIIA) is only rated against most pistol rounds -- 9mm, .357 Magnum, and .44 Magnum, respectively. To stop a centerfire rifle round of the 5.56mm or 7.62mm, you need to move up to the rigid-plate type III and IV armors, typically worn by some military and embedded journalists with said military.

Ted went on to drunkenly opine:
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Another rifle caliber, the 30.30 caliber, was responsible for penetrating three officers' armor and killing them in 1993, 1996, and 2002. This ammunition is also capable of puncturing light-armored vehicles, ballistic or armored glass, armored limousines, even a 600-pound safe with 600 pounds of safe armor plating.
Yes, my friends, your ancient 1894 Winchester lever action is capable of piercing armored cars.

Forget licensing for firearms. We ought to force legislators and congresscritters to obtain licenses that prove they're not fucking morons.

If a 30-30 could reliably pierce thick steel, Frank Hamer never would have asked for a BAR when going after Bonnie and Clyde. If it wasn't so threatening to liberty it would be funny.

We have legislators and bureaucrats who have no idea what they're doing. It is really apparent with guns, because this stuff is high visibility, but what about when they give diktats on something less high profile, like washing machines or tractor engines? We just have to deal with their stupid, ignorant orders.

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On a different tangent, I am looking to renew my firearms license after a long time of not having one (really kicking myself for that since I could have easily bought and AR and an AK like most of my military friends did but now they are banned).

So I am thinking of getting a pistol and would like some input on what's good these days. Would go for an automatic over a revolver.

I am a fairly recent owner of a walther PPQ. Feels great in the hand. They have a new version of it that's optic ready out of the box.

If I was limited to 5 rounds I'd get something more powerful though.

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I don't understand why these SJWs are so obsessed with hating dead people.

Its much easier to punch down at dead people.

With HP Lovecraft, it is even better since he left no child to defend his good name and reputation.

They should idolize him for that, because they aren't going to have any children of their own, either.

And a lot of them seem to come from means and have father issues. They just lack talent.

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