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Wait, some of these people that stormed the Capitol building are just protest junkies that are desperate for attention? *Le Gasp!*

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"If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence."Justice Louis Brandeis, Concurring, Whitney v. California, 274 U.S. 357 (1927)

"Im indifferent to almost any murder as long as it doesn't affect me or mine."--Gfted1 (September 30, 2019)

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18 minutes ago, Malcador said:

  Also, that tattoo looks like the Mark of the Outsider from DIshonored (what was someone saying about neckbeards earlier? :P)

 

It supposedly is confirmed elsewhere to BE the Mark of the Outsider from Dishonored.

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This just hit me: The Trojan Horse scam - that simple trick possibly used like 3,000 yrs ago - it would work for any foreign power trying to storm Capitol Hill. Simply dress up as trumpists and wrap yourself in American and Confederate flags and bumble right in. Most likely, the guards won't make a serious effort stopping you.

I still can't believe it was this easy and on a day like that, with all of the warnings and info already out there.

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*** "The words of someone who feels ever more the ent among saplings when playing CRPGs" ***

 

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1 hour ago, Raithe said:

Again, for the cheap shots and early meme attempts...

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better spend another 500 trillion on defense

The ending of the words is ALMSIVI.

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This might be the most appropriate meme for today

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Get off my lawn!

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36 minutes ago, Gfted1 said:

 

Hell yeah, we have wars to fight! But dont worry gentle soul, we just printed up 2T in one year for "stimulus" so its all good around here. 👍

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Uh...

Do you pay taxes?

That stimulus money wasn't some magical gift from the money printer. It was a percentage of money I already gave to them. A rather small percentage.

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8 minutes ago, Hurlshot said:

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Uh...

Do you pay taxes?

That stimulus money wasn't some magical gift from the money printer. It was a percentage of money I already gave to them. A rather small percentage.

That's been gfted1's point regarding the 'magic money' proposals (guaranteed basic income, guaranteed college education, etc.) all along, as far as I know.

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Times we live in, can get multiple camera angles of everything. 

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Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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I heard one of the rioters was a Texas lawyer. His boss saw his picture on the Internet and fired him. You can’t even break into the capital and get away with it these days!

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Get off my lawn!

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Antifa are the real Illuminati

Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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Well look at Jon Schaffer right in the middle of the charge:

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Kay, so given the lyrics of A Glorious Burden this isn't much of a surprise, but still, I mean, come on. Guess he figured he won't be touring for a while anyway. :p

We all have signed the pacts, we knew so well nothing was left
We are being born at the sound of ends, and yes we still believe in beauty
It used to be the pride of Man, now a flame put out by the cold in his hand

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Say what you will about the MAGA marauders, but it really takes dedication to keep up the anti-mask stance to the point of publicly broadcasting their identity as they commit crimes that could land them in prison for decades.

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"I am the expert, asshat." - Hurlshot

"You need to be careful, lest I write another ten page essay on mythology and how it relates to Sailor Moon." - majestic

"I won't say what just in case KaineParker is reading" - Bartimaeus

"Oh no! Is there super secret ending as well? I don’t care." - Wormerine

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8 minutes ago, KaineParker said:

Say what you will about the MAGA marauders, but it really takes new levels of delusional to keep up the anti-mask stance to the point of publicly broadcasting their identity as they commit crimes that could land them in prison for decades.

Or rather... ^

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