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theangryseal

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I get why you feel this way. Mistakes were made. Huge mistakes. I’d say some people are gonna be in big trouble.

That many people can’t keep quiet. Local cops can’t possibly be in on some conspiracy. Just imagine the conversation. “Ok guys. We’re gonna need you to ignore the dude on the roof with a gun.”

It’s just not happening. Someone would talk.

Now if you show me a document that says three local cops in Pa. died under mysterious circumstances a week before, 10 new people were hired immediately and the regulars didn’t meet them, all of them were at the rally, shit like that… I’d go batshit crazy about it being a conspiracy.

The simplest answer is usually the one though.

Some dude either thought he was saving the country or wanted to go down in history like Oswald and Booth. It’s that simple.

It has to be. Really. Think about all the conspiracy theories around those two you’ve laughed at over the years. Don’t fall into that hole.

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This is my thought exactly. I have never felt such a somber feeling.

He’s god now. It’s over.

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Yes, yes. Of course! Of course!

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Or not to be, that is the question.

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I went and took maternity pictures with my wife yesterday and she was having so much fun. I didn’t complain because I didn’t want to ruin it, but I was so mad at myself because it was all I could focus on.

I’d forget for a second and make a joke to make her laugh and then right back into focusing on the pain.

I’m about burned out with it. I’ll have a good week followed by three months of nonstop misery. I can’t take pain meds because I’m a former addict. I’m terrified to have surgery for that reason.

I don’t know. Sorry to put this here. I wish I were better at suffering in silence. I know I’ve gotta be driving her crazy groaning all the time. I try not to, which makes me super aware of it. It sucks.

It is what it is and we get what we get, but damn I wish I could get some real relief. I’m feeling alright at this moment because I’ve had 4 12% alcohol beers, but when I wake up in the morning I’ll probably spend the first 5 hours of my day wishing I could just be unconscious.

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My life right here. Good god. I know I’m annoying and I hate it.

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You’ve tied my head up in knots with this one. Haha

As to the argument above yours, fostering a space for Nazis to grow their movement is scary. I get that some segments of society think that posting gay porn is scary too, but gay porn never led to death camps for anybody.

I think all ideas are worth discussing, because if they’re hiding in quiet corners there are no voices of reason to refute them. It’s hard to take that stance nowadays with the internet working the way it does. Algorithms feeding information to people just because that information gets engagement is frightening.

I had a conversation with my neighbor yesterday about how he got interested in the whole furry thing. He said that initially, he read the critical comments online, took them seriously, thought it was funny, so he engaged in harassment of furries. His engagement led him to more furry videos. He began to like some of the people he was engaging with. Fast forward to now and he’s got fursuits hanging in his closet and everyone he hangs with is also a furry.

It got me thinking about how a lot of kids end up going down these rabbit holes online. Not that I consider being a furry a bad thing. My daughter is into that stuff and I support her being herself. His example just made me think of how other people fall into extremism online.

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A news station would have to run back to back videos of him saying something and then lying about it for a month or so. Everyone is desensitized to it. It isn’t shocking, it’s expected. They’d have to relegate all other news to the ticker to cover anything other than his lies.

And you know what? Half the country would still vote for him.

On top of that, he’s been over covered already and his base believes anything that is said about him must be an attack on him.

The number of people who are voting for him who have no idea he said that whole “suspend the constitution” bit would blow your mind. Look up videos of supporters being asked what they think of the line before being told Trump said it. They either don’t care or they refuse to believe it.

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You’re right. Even the moonies had big politicians kissing up to them once they got big enough and no one blinked, despite their leader openly claiming he was above Jesus Christ of Nazareth on the heavenly totem poll.

We’re dealing with a very strange religion.

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I don’t take kindly to your tone! There are a thousand other ways you could have said this. Let’s fight about it!

Oh, yeah! Also, your mom is fat and you over feed your pets, I’m assuming.

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