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Author Topic: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?  (Read 1700 times)

Ghostmaker

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2020, 11:43:27 am »
Honestly don't waste your time.
This is sound advice applicable to most topics on this board.
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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2020, 11:59:46 am »
Honestly don't waste your time.
This is sound advice applicable to most topics on this board.
Door's to your left. Don't let it hit you on the way out.
I'm sorry, was that directed at Trump?

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2020, 12:32:40 pm »
I'm sorry, was that directed at Trump?
You're the one talking about how most topics and conversation are a waste of time on this board.

But then I guess you don't have too many patients these days.

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2020, 02:30:04 pm »
But then I guess you don't have too many patients these days.

How can he when Trump killed everyone with the Chinese Wuhan Flu?
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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2020, 03:54:15 pm »
You're the one talking about how most topics and conversation are a waste of time on this board.

Don't feed the troll.

I just don't get not liking a forum and still posting on it. I was banned on TBP and it;s so easy to get around the ban yet why bother if I am not going to enjoy myself on the forum.

It's funny though he hates being called a Troll yet likes to troll threads. Told me I should not say his posts should be ignored than pretty much post nothing really interesting beyond "ha ha trolling time" for the most part. He just wants to posts for shits and giggles in any case. Let him post and just don't waste the time or energy.

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2020, 04:24:19 pm »
It's funny though he hates being called a Troll yet likes to troll threads. Told me I should not say his posts should be ignored than pretty much post nothing really interesting beyond "ha ha trolling time" for the most part. He just wants to posts for shits and giggles in any case. Let him post and just don't waste the time or energy.
Actually, I don't give a shit if you call me a troll, and most of my posts on this part of the site are just for shits and giggles (but I tend to engage more on the gaming parts of the site).

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2020, 03:09:09 am »
Here are some more threats made by the left for "retribution" for wrongthink. For those of you triggered by the source, either disprove the facts or your sheeplike bleating will be ignored or ridiculed. There's a reason you don't see these truths on MSM... And it's largely because you are hoodwinked by your corporate overlords.

https://thefederalist.com/2020/10/26/7-open-leftist-threats-that-political-terror-is-coming-to-america-whether-trump-wins-or-not/
This sucks, and there should absolutely be less demonization of the opposite side. I think these sort of one-sided articles just increase that, though, with cherry-picked examples. In general, there has been a ton of hyper-partisanship that has ramped up over the last few years. There was a recent story over how Steve Bannon threatened to behead Anthony Fauci.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2020/11/06/twitter-bans-steve-bannon-account-after-talk-of-a-beheaded-anthony-fauci-wray/

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I’d actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England. I’d put their heads on pikes, right, I’d put them at the two corners of the White House as a warning to federal bureaucrats, you either get with the program or you’re gone.

It's escalating to insane levels, in my opinion. In the other thread, I was called out as an antichrist, and that's right here on the boards.

I try to practice de-escalation, but it doesn't seem to be how the tide is flowing, in general.

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2020, 10:02:50 am »
Yeah, de-escalation doesn't work when one side is after power by any means necessary, has no shame or honor or other virtue, and the "everybody just calm down and we'll be fine" rhetoric is directed disproportionately at the side causing 5% of the problems.  Basically, jhkim, you are playing the part of Joseph Chamberlain in this, with about the same results.


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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2020, 10:28:30 am »
Here are some more threats made by the left for "retribution" for wrongthink. For those of you triggered by the source, either disprove the facts or your sheeplike bleating will be ignored or ridiculed. There's a reason you don't see these truths on MSM... And it's largely because you are hoodwinked by your corporate overlords.

https://thefederalist.com/2020/10/26/7-open-leftist-threats-that-political-terror-is-coming-to-america-whether-trump-wins-or-not/
This sucks, and there should absolutely be less demonization of the opposite side. I think these sort of one-sided articles just increase that, though, with cherry-picked examples. In general, there has been a ton of hyper-partisanship that has ramped up over the last few years. There was a recent story over how Steve Bannon threatened to behead Anthony Fauci.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2020/11/06/twitter-bans-steve-bannon-account-after-talk-of-a-beheaded-anthony-fauci-wray/

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I’d actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England. I’d put their heads on pikes, right, I’d put them at the two corners of the White House as a warning to federal bureaucrats, you either get with the program or you’re gone.

It's escalating to insane levels, in my opinion. In the other thread, I was called out as an antichrist, and that's right here on the boards.

I try to practice de-escalation, but it doesn't seem to be how the tide is flowing, in general.

I agree it would be nice if media would cover things in a more balanced way. But MSM is covering for their sniffer and the alternative media are responding in kind. However, one sided opinion or not, the amount of questionable practices (almost entirely practiced and benefitting the left) lead to a tendency for demonization (rightly or wrongly)... As I do, I would take everything with a grain of salt, but not necessarily ignore it just because it paints one side as a worse actor in this shitshow of an election.
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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #24 on: November 09, 2020, 11:07:08 am »
I agree it would be nice if media would cover things in a more balanced way. But MSM is covering for their sniffer and the alternative media are responding in kind. However, one sided opinion or not, the amount of questionable practices (almost entirely practiced and benefitting the left) lead to a tendency for demonization (rightly or wrongly)... As I do, I would take everything with a grain of salt, but not necessarily ignore it just because it paints one side as a worse actor in this shitshow of an election.
This seems like a change of topic to me. I think the other thread is the better place to talk about election issues - I'll respond there. In my post on this thread, I was responding to the claims about threats of violence and retribution. It's hard to get an exact metric on it, but it seems to me that such talk is scaled up similarly on both sides. For another example, here is a police chief who posted "Death to all Marxist Democrats,” said another post. “Take no prisoners leave no survivors!!”

https://nypost.com/2020/11/08/police-chief-quits-after-calling-for-death-to-all-marxist-democrats/

This sort of talk is happening from both sides and it's unacceptable. Unsurprisingly, we've also seen an uptick in ideological violence from mass shootings to beatings and other violence. I am thankful that things are as relatively peaceful as they are. The violence was worse in the 1960s, for comparison -- but it has definitely gotten worse compared to the last two decades.

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #25 on: November 09, 2020, 01:06:26 pm »
Except you cannot separate the two, try as you might. The thing that really bothers me is that ELECTED officials are playing this game as well (as indicated in the article I began this topic with). The threats of violence are attempts at voter and ideological suppression. And yes, both sides are making stupid statements in some cases, but when elected officials commit to keeping a list of ideological opponents to "punish", we've entered Banana Republic territory. These are the steps that eventually lead to mass killings and gulags. It's one thing for hyperbolic individuals on both sides to make these rash statements, it's a bridge far too far when elected officials are willing to start another "red scare". It is Orwellian and a nail in the coffin of our Republic if it isn't slammed down immediately.
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« Reply #26 on: November 09, 2020, 01:34:32 pm »
Except you cannot separate the two, try as you might. The thing that really bothers me is that ELECTED officials are playing this game as well (as indicated in the article I began this topic with). The threats of violence are attempts at voter and ideological suppression. And yes, both sides are making stupid statements in some cases, but when elected officials commit to keeping a list of ideological opponents to "punish", we've entered Banana Republic territory. These are the steps that eventually lead to mass killings and gulags. It's one thing for hyperbolic individuals on both sides to make these rash statements, it's a bridge far too far when elected officials are willing to start another "red scare". It is Orwellian and a nail in the coffin of our Republic if it isn't slammed down immediately.

Yep.  It's back to the 4 boxes:  Soap, Ballot, Jury, and Cartridge.  The 4th one is listed last because once it gets to that point, there aren't any good options left--only bad versus worse.  Widespread corruption with the so-called "elites" always produces a reaction--sooner or later.  There's not use complaining about the way people use the Soap box once Ballot and Jury are rapidly running out of trust.  If you don't like that, you'll like what comes next even less.

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Re: Are you ready to be blacklisted by the tolerant fascists?
« Reply #27 on: November 09, 2020, 01:53:06 pm »
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« Reply #28 on: November 09, 2020, 02:13:28 pm »
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« Reply #29 on: November 09, 2020, 02:16:13 pm »

Yep.  It's back to the 4 boxes:  Soap, Ballot, Jury, and Cartridge.  The 4th one is listed last because once it gets to that point, there aren't any good options left--only bad versus worse.  Widespread corruption with the so-called "elites" always produces a reaction--sooner or later.  There's not use complaining about the way people use the Soap box once Ballot and Jury are rapidly running out of trust.  If you don't like that, you'll like what comes next even less.

Unfortunately, that's what we are left with, you're not wrong. Though having ACB confirmed is a good thing in that regard. The moment they actually start packing the court is the moment when those cartridges may have to be employed.
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