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Friday, August 5, 2022

Get it Off Your Chest 8/5/22

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145 comments:

  1. Warren, thanks for posting the funnies.

    Better to laugh than to cry.

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  2. I never agreed with the fairness of women's frustration with men not lowering the toilet seat.

    The man, out of courtesy, is supposed to be aware and lift the seat. The woman however, is irritated that she must be aware and simply tip the seat downward with a fingertip while having gravity as an assistant.

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    1. CNN breathlessly reports that due to home testing and people not reporting their cases, the action number of cases could be "10 times higher than the official count!"

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    2. But wait. That’s actually good news.

      As it stands, the “case fatality rate” — which is the ratio of deaths to reported COVID cases — is currently running at around 0.3%. If the actual number of cases is 10 times the reported number of cases, that means the “case fatality rate” is more like 0.03%. For perspective, the case fatality rate for the flu is said to be about 0.1%.

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    3. Why are we still acting like everyone is at equal risk from COVID, when out of more than 1 million COVID deaths recorded in the United States, only 538 involve children under age 4, and just 1,195 are between ages 5 and 18, according to the CDC? Why isn’t the public being told that those over 65, who make up less than 17% of the population, constitute 75% of the reported COVID deaths?

      Why are public officials still pushing vaccines on infants? Why do we still see children in public places wearing masks when they are far more likely to die from drowning than COVID?

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    4. Finally, why are we the ones being attacked for spreading misinformation when the worst offenders have been government officials and the mainstream press?

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    5. Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood let alone believed by the masses.

      Plato

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    6. A professor cautioning people about automatically trusting the 'experts' ... He wouldn't last 5 minutes on a US college campus.

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    7. Think that Elon will give me my money back for my down-payment on a future trip to Proxima Chorizo?

      -FJ

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    8. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 12:11:00 AM CDT

      So, far the best defense against Covid is getting sick and recovering from it. Meanwhile I know people who gambled on shooting that syphilis and antifreeze cocktail miscalled a "vaccine" into their veins that have come down with Covid three to five times since.

      There's not going to be enough people like me that avoided the vaccine to bury the dead. At least I can attend the funerals of the mutated dead now.

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    9. Aren't you afeared of catching the monkeypox? ;)

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    10. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 3:19:00 PM CDT

      Only if I hear a lisp from a waiter or the guy making sandwiches at the sub shop

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  4. "Finally, why are we the ones being attacked for spreading misinformation when the worst offenders have been government officials and the mainstream press?"

    Not sure who "we" are (red team?) but possibly because a few spins and self proclaimed gotchas don't come close to exonerating the worst offenders.

    Meanwhile, whata week. 528,000 new jobs, gas prices continue to drop, Jones admission that Sandy Hook wasn't a false flag after all- while dumping 2 years of text in J6C's lap, a KS abortion reckoning, GOP scraping Veterans bill egg off their faces, polls shift 5 House seats for Dems, Joe takes out Zawahiri, Sinema a go for another historical bill, the Kavanaugh (R) FBI investigation looks to be another Trump/GOP scam, uninsured rate fell to an all time low, the CHIPS and Science Act, DeathSantis goes full throttle autocrat, and Tucker Carlson says Jon Stewart is too short to date.

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    1. Ronnie, you almost sound nostalgiac for your simulacra for past DNC glories...

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    2. Not the red team. The free speech and free scientific inquiry team, which the government and its lackey progressive proletariat have been screaming at and attempting to shut down and silence.

      You sound like someone who actually believes the Democrat bill blowing hundreds of billions of dollars is 'anti-inflation' because of the name.

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    3. No...but it will stop all the global warming, SF.... BWAH!

      -FJ

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    4. We bow before Davos Man! For he is the True Man of our Hyper-Reality. A veritable New Soviet Man!

      -FJ

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    5. Not the red team. The free speech and free scientific inquiry team....

      Are you implying that the Right supports free speech and scientific inquiry? Any more than the Left?

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    6. The Americanization of homo Sovieticus continues...

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    7. That depends, CI, are you referring to the Right of the Trumpanzees, or of the Never-Trumpanzees? And are you referring to Kuhnsian or Popperian "science"?

      -FJ

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    8. Then you must be navel gazing again...

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    9. Nope. You think you're smart.....figure it out. Or piss off. Either way, I could care less.

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    10. Well, consider me "pissed off".

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    11. "You sound like someone who actually believes the Democrat bill blowing hundreds of billions of dollars is 'anti-inflation' because of the name."

      Ah, the cherry picking of my list of numerous shortcomings of "The free speech and free scientific inquiry team" only to input an opinion of mine which I didn't even give.

      How witty!

      Let me guess, I lose again?

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    12. Wow, sf, yours is the strawman, and his the hyper-real. Snap!

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    13. CI, I am not implying that. The "free speech and free scientific inquiry team" includes people all across the ideological spectrum. Most of the higher profile people I know of who were de-monetized, banned, etc, were heterodox left of center.

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    14. OK Ronald, lets play your little game...

      Of course new jobs continue to be created after governments across the nation crashed the economy.

      Gas prices continue to drop. So, since the price spike was "Putin's price hike," is this Putin's price cut? And if Dems really want to brag about gas at $4+/gallon, I'd love to see them run on that this fall.

      Never been an Alex Jones fan.

      Is the J6C still a thing???

      I have already stated most people, including the religious and conservative, and not abortion extremists, and Kansas just proved it. So will Dems stop the fearmongering now?

      GOP scraping Veterans bill egg off their faces, and I damned them for it

      Polls??? The election is 3 months out and the only poll that matters is the one where people vote.

      Joe takes out Zawahiri Joe fired that shot? Wow

      ...and the rest of it is just msnbc regurgitated blather...

      Try saying something interesting.

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    15. I am not implying that.

      Fair.

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    16. Ronald,

      People are voting with their feet

      Look on the bright side. At least blue states have the abortion tourism market locked up...

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    17. SF, of course you and I know sitting presidents have little to do with the price of gas and they don't go into war zones to shoot ruthless enemies.

      I don't even blame Trump for the economic mess that was left for Biden.

      Thing is, this "free speech and free scientific inquiry team" you speak of shouts inflation and gas prices as a response to most everything.

      I'm not going to predict what will happen in Nov but it should be a Democratic bloodbath. Yet, the free speech and free scientific inquiry team are doing everything they can to screw it up and running batshit crazy candidates while Dems are making gains.

      If you don't know if J6C is still a thing, you ain't looking.

      And I'll agree that blue states such as MA, CA, NY are going to have more people still struggling from COVID mandates than red states such as UT or MI.

      Speaking of which, wasn't that somewhat of an actual admission of the Trump team at 1 time-that denying aid to blue states would be politically advantageous as they could blame Democratic mayors and governors for death increases? How many of the "free speech and free scientific inquiry team" called them out for such a sinister suggestion?

      Looks like DeathSantis is the rising darling of this "free speech and free scientific inquiry team".

      Do you seriously take yourself serious?

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    18. Ronald, you clearly do not know who I am referring to when I say the "free speech and free scientific inquiry team," but that's OK. I can tell by your comments you consume your information from very narrow leftwing nutball outlets like msnbc, raw story, etc.

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    19. Trump does come in for some blame. He is so brutish and bullying on so many issues, but he allowed the Fauci bureaucrats to cow him into accepting their horrific regime of lockdowns, school closures, throwing millions out of work and destroying local businesses.

      He stood by--uncharacteristically muted--and let all that happen.

      Federal, state and local governments carried out a gigantic and horrific Broken Windows Theory during the covid panic they fomented.

      Ask Adam Smith. Sure, when you destroy thousands of businesses, throw millions out of work, effectively smashing every window in the nation, yeah, once the politburo gives people some freedoms back, there will be a recovery, albeit a jacked up one with high inflation stoked by government handing out trillions, and economic worry.

      All of this destruction and chaos, all of it, was due to government malfeasance.

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    20. "Ronald, you clearly do not know who I am referring to when I say the "free speech and free scientific inquiry team," but that's OK."

      From what you've told me SF, the "free speech and free scientific inquiry team", who you define as "we", are the "ones being attacked for spreading misinformation when the worst offenders have been government officials and the mainstream press". And they're not the "Red Team " but are the folks "the government and its lackey progressive proletariat have been screaming at and attempting to shut down and silence".

      So they're not the red team but it sounds like the blue team don't much care for them.

      So yeah, I guess I'm a bit muddled as to who you're referring to.



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    21. Ronald,

      Then stop assuming. It makes you look dumb.

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    22. Not assuming anything SF. Just trying to pull out of you who y'all are because, well, this "free speech and free scientific inquiry team" suit you guys are prancing around in doesn't quite fit.

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    23. When have I ever exhibited anti-speech?

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    24. Maybe DeathSantis ass sniffing for a start.

      Getting back to Jon Stewart, sounds a bit ghoulish.

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    25. That's what I like about Ronnie. He never sniff's anyone else's ass. He doesn't have to. He keeps his head up his own.

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    26. Classic Ronald comment. No substance, just regurgitated talking points.

      Ronald, do you ever have an original thought? You're just a squawking red parrot.

      Now, I'll ask you again: When have I ever exhibited anti-speech?

      Are you capable of actual thought and providing a cogent, relevant answer?

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    27. Farmer: I call it Ronnie's ass cheek earmuffs.

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    28. Hey, you can't blame him. He's just following the methods of his "scientific inquiry team"... (aka- talking out of his ass)...e-r-r-r-r-p!

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    29. ...only his conclusions seek no "possible refutation" and are not held tentatively/ provisionally.

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    30. ...just call him a "positivist".

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    31. ...and so, with his 'fixed' positivist "scientific" perspective, he becomes incapable of viewing thing from within a different perspective/ paradigm. He's trapped. Ergo head will always be up his ass.

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    32. So the very idea that one can be spreading "misinformation" within the context of there simultaneously co-existing multiple and incommensurable paradigms, is ludicrous. The term "Misinformation" is "scientifically" an "oxymoron". The utility in terms of "Useful" and "Useless" information or misinformation is "paradigm specific".

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    33. Most damning is his complete ignorance of the many doctors, scientists, professors, etc who vocally disputed government politburo pronouncements and actions during the covid panic.

      In his mind, they are all rightwing kooks who have been "discredited," "debunked," and "Fact checked."

      Unfortunately, this self-castrating ignorance is all too common now.

      I am a Christian, but I do not discount atheists Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, and Richard Dawkins. Most of the information I consume comes from educated free-thinking liberals who either deny God, or don't pay much creedence to the concept.

      We are in an age of self-imposed ignorance. We are in retrograde.

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    34. Yes, with their 'fixed' positivist "scientific" perspectives, they render themselves incapable of viewing things from within different perspectives/ paradigms. They're trapped. Ergo their heads will always be up their asses.

      ...and so in all their omniscience, it is we, the "not in power" who must suffer through this "misinformation/ censorship" insanity and remain "silent".

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    35. SF, I mentioned DeathSantis as a profound example of the "free speech for me but not for thee" movement of today's so-called conservatives in power.

      As I recall, you pretty much nodded in agreement when he used his powers to punish a corporation who spoke out against his policies. When the Tampa Bay Rays used their free speech on guns, he vetoed a $35 million legislation meant for a new training and sports facility. And now he fired a duly elected official because he didn't like what he said.

      DeathSantis isn't an isolated case. We saw four years of Trump's assaults on the freedom of the press. And then after whining on and on about deplatforming, is now blocking content on his Truth Social page.

      Trump's even campaigning on firing ten of thousands of apolitical civil service workers if they don't find them loyal to them.

      And it's not like Trump is an isolated case. This is what so-called conservative in power have evolved into.

      These guys may be telling you they're pro-free speech just like they tell you they're pro-worker but it just isn't so. Their new level of extremism doesn't allow it.

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    36. lol! And the Green Energy lobby is not only getting tax cuts... it's getting tax CREDITS in the mis-named "Inflation Reduction Act" to transition energy consumers from CHEAP to vastly MORE EXPENSIVE energy sources. How "free-speechy" of them, eh, Ronnie? Instead of paying a 15% "minimum" tax, the taxpayers will be PAYING THEM in "credits" billions to charge consumers MORE for energy! Woo-hoo! Inflation "reduction".... BWAH!

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    37. The BMT is a $313 billion tax increase, with half of the increase falling on manufacturers, according to the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation. Despite proponents’ claims, the book minimum tax does not close tax loopholes. The BMT is calculated based on financial statement (“book”) income, which is a different set of rules established for an entirely different purpose than taxable income.

      Claims that the BMT closes loopholes ignore the fact that the provisions resulting in different book and tax treatment were specifically enacted by Congress for sound policy reasons. For example, the treatment of capital investments differs for book and tax purposes, in part to encourage companies to invest in capital assets in the United States. As the left-leaning Tax Policy Center acknowledges, the BMT would discourage investment.

      According to a study by the National Association of Manufacturers, in 2023 alone the effects would include:

      A real GDP reduction of $68.45 billion
      218,108 fewer workers in the overall economy
      A labor-income decrease of $17.11 billion

      Further, the BMT will not prevent large companies from paying zero tax. The energy tax provisions included in the “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” would permit companies to receive those tax credits in excess of their tax liability. In other words, not only will companies in Democrat-favored industries be able to pay zero tax, some will even be able to receive taxpayer-funded subsidies in excess of tax due for engaging in an activity that has been picked for government handouts.

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    38. I don't want companies to invest money in their businesses... I want them to spend it on ever more expensive and useless energy products to boost the profits of high ESG rated companies.

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    39. If you wanna play, ya gotta PAY a Democrat for the privilege. Anyone who doesn't fit the new Democrat paradigm will be cancelled.

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    40. Disney and the Tampa Bay team are still speaking freely, so your argument collapses.

      DeSantis suspended a prosecutor who wouldn't prosecute violations of state laws that were enacted by representatives of the people.

      Can you please try to bring your comments up above the third grade level?

      So, do us all a favor and address the issue. Stop yapping about DeSantis, Trump etc, and answer my question. What have I said or done that is anti-speech?

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    41. I think that Ronnie could use a few new hobbies...

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    42. He's a pyromaniac in a field of strawmen.

      People like him hold cartoonish notions of their own side, so it only makes sense he sees each of us as one of his cookie cutter rightwing villain cartoons.

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    43. I think he's waiting for a peace sign. Why don't you give him half, and I'll give him the other half.

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    44. "Disney and the Tampa Bay team are still speaking freely, so your argument collapses."

      Bring you head up for some air. It doesn't matter 1 iota of how well Disney or TBR survived. The fact is that a state governor used his position to punished them for the sole reason of using their free speech to voice their objections to legislative policies.

      "Stop yapping about DeSantis, Trump etc, and answer my question. What have I said or done that is anti-speech?"

      I answered your question and you're doing it again, defending those who've used their political power to punish others for voicing opinions that conflicted with their legislative objectives.

      Admit it.


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    45. So, in summary, you can't find any instance of me doing or saying anything anti-speech. Hell, you can't even find a quote in my comment history where I defended those actions by DeSantis.

      Not that it matters, your problem--besides not being able to prove your assertions about me--is with DeSantis.

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    46. Ronnie doesn't think that taxing an oil company to subsidize a solar or battery company is using "power of position" to punish. Market competition is the evil to be fought. Buy ESG!

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  5. Anyone else popping the corn and listening to the CPAC speakers? I don't want Lindell to ever go away. He should be crowned Court Jester in perpetuity.

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    1. What did you think of Orban's speech. Oh, never mind, I think I can pretty easily "figure it out" from you opinion of Lindell...

      -FJ

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    2. ...and praise Biden for the sustainability of our never ending consumerist freedom of choice (at least, when the supply chains are still working)!

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    3. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 12:25:00 AM CDT

      Imagine anti-capitalist Trump supporters getting all surly when I properly label Trump left-wing lol

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    4. If the right represents the "establishment" order, and the left represents "change" to that order, Trump is most definitely "left wing".

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    5. He's not the superficial "appearance" of change that Obama tried to peddle using "skin colours".

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    6. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 8:04:00 AM CDT

      Change for change's sake? Trump certainly didn't make America great, again or otherwise.

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    7. No, he showed Americans that they were living in a hyper-reality that would do LITERALLY anything in its' power to smother the reality beneath and keep it from intruding into it's world of global hyper-consumerism.

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    8. Including "steal elections".

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    9. His presidency was an "extra-diegetic" moment.

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    10. Mimetic in that it exposed the diegesis.

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    11. A "non-diegetic insert".

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    12. We're in Phase 4...

      Phases of the Image:
      1. It Reflects Reality
      2. It Masks Reality
      3. It Masks the Absence of Reality
      4. It has no Relation to Reality Whatsoever

      - Baudrilliard

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    13. We now ALL know, thank to Trump, that the "news" is "fake news" and has no relation to reality whatsoever. It is pure diegesis.

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    14. ...and the story is one of a warming planet who's "purity" is threatened by 'carbon'.

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    15. ...and whose use is promoted by evil villains like "Russia" who want to FORCE the sale surplus carbon-filled gasses on poor innocent Europa...

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    16. ...and the world needs a hero to save it!

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    17. Change for change's sake? Trump certainly didn't make America great, again or otherwise.

      Correct. But he made the 'christian nationalists' and pretend-patriots feel good about themselves.

      Their intellectual masturbation 'climaxed' with their attempt to steal an election. Now they bask in the dim light of faux-martyrdom.

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    18. ...and so a "recuperative" process of diegesis begins.

      Recuperation, a concept first proposed by Guy Debord, is the process by which the spectacle intercepts socially and politically radical ideas and images, commodifies them, and safely incorporates them back within mainstream society. More broadly, it may refer to the appropriation or co-opting of any subversive works or ideas by mainstream media.

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    19. Trump represents nostalgia for an earlier "nationalist" American diegesis, one that doesn't play the roll of "world policeman".

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    20. CI still longs for a "meaning" for his years of sacrifice to the post-WWII "imperial" diegesis.

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    21. Ah, how cute. You pretend to speak for a person who you know nothing about. That's basic-level internet troll tactics first started on BBS's. Maybe you think it's cool again because it's retro?

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    22. Left and right mean nothing anymore. Democrat and Republican are team sport to keep the rubes engaged and sending money in.

      The Infotainment Media Complex puts complete focus on the extremes, because that's where the entertainment value is.

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    23. Yep. The media and the duopoly share the same business model. Not to mention, the same employees.

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    24. ...because legislators no longer legislate. They rubber stamp bills written by corporate lobbyists. The power is in the pen, not the rubber stamp sideshow.

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    25. Trump and the media are like an escaped felon and a crack whore who can't quit one another. However it ends, and it will, you know it's doomed to end badly.

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    26. Because Trump doesn't accurately represent the simulacra of a politician in the diegesis of the "Normie" Hyper-Reality. In that respect, he is "news".

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    28. ...and suffers from the fact vs. narrative distortion from the inherent comatic aberrations in the spectacle's diegetic focal lens.

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    29. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 3:37:00 PM CDT

      Feh. Are we really going to examine Donald Trump / John Barron through the lens of Baudrilliard? LOL!

      We're in the "do you not know who I am?" stage of the Trumpian Karen meltdown.

      Hey look, the trainwreck even has an overturned car full of burning dumpster fires! Don't look away! You can't look away!

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    30. No philosopher makes more sense on the subject than Baudrillard.

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    31. ...and no politician understands media as well as "John Barron". Trump even named his son after him. ;)

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    32. (((Thought Criminal)))August 8, 2022 at 2:39:00 AM CDT

      So who called up and gaslighted Georgia election officials trying to get them to manufacture votes for Trump? Was it Donald Trump, or his invisible friend John Barron?

      And where does this pathetic sock puppetry fall in Baudrillard's phases of the image? Is there nothing more "fake news" than Trump himself?

      Pretty Freudian I'd say, for Trump to want to be a "loyal Trump admirer." Were there no real ones?

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    33. (((Thought Criminal)))August 8, 2022 at 5:09:00 AM CDT

      To me it all fits into a bullying narrative. Demanding Bruce "Caitlyn" Jenner is female, claiming Communism has never been tried, insisting Trump won the 2020 election - these are all examples of beliefs we can say with empirical certainty are each, all, and only held by the irrationally delusional. Yes, saying Trump won the election is precisely like a transgendered person insisting that you accept their pronouns. Donald Trump's pronoun is Loser. Accept no other.

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    34. (((Thought Criminal)))August 8, 2022 at 5:23:00 AM CDT

      Dialectical materialism has never transformed a turd into a chocolate bar, and it never will.

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    35. Richard Daley didn't lose many elections....

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    36. Yes, saying Trump won the election is precisely like a transgendered person insisting that you accept their pronouns. Donald Trump's pronoun is Loser. Accept no other.

      Spot on.

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    37. (((Thought Criminal)))August 8, 2022 at 3:52:00 PM CDT

      Richard Daley didn't lose many elections....

      Must have been all those inner city Chicago Republicans that forgot to vote.

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  6. Hey! Here's a thought: Can we all agree that those on the fringe left and right are the problem while those of us who are center left and right fiddle like Nero?

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    1. That's our job, Finn. To passively consume whatever choices are granted us by those who determine what we'll desire from what selections they produce. What system of objects is most desirable to you? An 80" flatscreen and a recliner? Or VR goggles and a Guitar Hero Stratocaster?

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    2. Our sponsors recommend.... should I have Alexa add that to your shopping list?

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    3. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 12:34:00 AM CDT

      Go ye therefore and rid thy House of everything produced by globalism. Start with your computers and phones and internet devices....

      No? Then... ::Foghorn Leghorn voice:: ahhhhhh shaddup!

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    4. To be produced in the future by only those wearing "green" glasses. We shall render carbon use "outside the law". Things will cost more and much like Foghorn's hens, you peons will peck in the dirt for bugs to eat, for cows produce carbon thru their flatulence....

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    5. Best learn to glean, beamish, lest you starve.

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    6. If man wants to progress, he must create new forms of energy of greater and greater densities.--Lazare Carnot

      Windmills and solar panels aren't going to cut it, beamish. We're legislating a move "backwards" on the "progress" ladder.

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    7. "Progress" in our world, as in our economy, is not possible with carbon energy moving towards nuclear energy. Solar and wind don't have the "umph" needed to forge steel.

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    8. erratum - "without" for "with", above.

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    9. The carbon wars have only just begun. Ukraine is only the beginning. And only those who "use" carbon will ultimately prevail. Europe and America are committing "energy" and by proxy "future progress" suicide.

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    10. We'd ALL have flying cars by now if the "greens" hadn't brainwashed the elite.

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    11. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 7:57:00 AM CDT

      Meanwhile in the real world, McDonald's soft serve ice cream machines don't work.

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    12. (((Thought Criminal)))August 6, 2022 at 7:59:00 AM CDT

      We'd have flying cars but for jackasses that would fly them into buildings.

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    13. They can't drive them into bldgs now?

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  7. Finn... perhaps we could but every time I ask, the supposed non fringe right refuses to cite any behaviors and political stances they might consider fringe. So how might we move ahead?

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    1. A national dialog is too high level. States and cities are where real things actually happen and "move ahead."

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    2. We are a post-reality society. All that's left is for all of us to get sucked into Zuckerberg's metaverse.

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    3. How might we move ahead? Ah, a good question, as long as we have a two party lock on the system I fear we are screwed.

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    4. Welcome to the meta-modern. Not in Zuckerberg's paralogical sense of the fusing of many-modernisms into one "universal" meta-modern narrative, but in the sense of living with the many differences in the diegesis of the various meta narratives.

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    6. ...and the flourishing of a multitude of national Paradigms that reflect the incommensurability of "Goods".

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    7. It's what Berlin termed "the unavoidability of conflicting ends" or, alternatively, the "incommensurability" of values. He once called this "the only truth which I have ever found out for myself... Some of the Great Goods cannot live together.... We are doomed to choose, and every choice may entail an irreparable loss." In short, it's what Michael Ignatieff summarized as "the tragic nature of choice".

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    8. Lacan's was 4:1 when compensating for "social power differentials". ;)

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  8. A video posted by the Twitter account of Liberals of TikTok has once again ignited the ire of concerned parents and citizens across social media. The video in question features a young boy dancing on a stripper pole at a Pennsylvania pride event, while a half-naked man and other spectators cheer him on.

    The TikTok video, posted by an account which calls itself @realfatworls***, features a young boy, who appears to be about 11 or 12 years in age, wearing a rainbow-colored tutu skirt, tube socks, a t-shirt, and a rainbow-colored headband. The boy takes several turns twirling his body around the pole, while others clap and cheer.

    The caption on the video itself reads, "Central PA Pride had a pole set up with an amazing instructor to assist. My kiddo is a natural!" suggesting that @realfatworls*** is one of the boy's parents.

    Libs of TikTok also noted — as did the website for the Pride Festival of Central Pennsylvania — that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf wrote a letter expressing his support for the event. In the letter, Wolf described it as an "example of conviction, compassion, and camaraderie [which] will inspire others for years to come."

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    1. Introducing sex-related adult entertainment to grade school children is not helping the cause.

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    2. It's real, I found the post on twitter

      https://twitter.com/libsoftiktok/status/1555236987308625920

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    3. Can you speller G-r-o-o-m-i-n-g?

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