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Posted: Jan 21, 2020 - 12:09pm

The US’s Inalienable Right to Violence
Even when critical of US actions, media commentary on recent US bombings and assassinations in the Middle East is premised on the assumption that the US has the right to use violence (or the threat of it) to assert its will, anytime, anywhere. Conversely, corporate media coverage suggests that any countermeasure—such as resistance to the US presence in Iraq—is inherently illegitimate, criminal and/or terroristic.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 9, 2020 - 8:45pm



 miamizsun wrote:


thx scott

saw this one and snagged a gray
 

Whoop! Sure enough, thanks!
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Posted: Jan 9, 2020 - 2:36pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 
Not a tattoo but I'll make it available later tonight.  
There.

And this one while I'm at it:https://www.amazon.com/s?rh=n%...
 

thx scott

saw this one and snagged a gray
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Posted: Jan 8, 2020 - 11:47pm



 miamizsun wrote:

and for you
 

... cc: Mr. Snerd?
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Posted: Jan 7, 2020 - 6:47am

 Red_Dragon wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:


that may depend on who you ask
 

PM for you.
 
and for you
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Posted: Jan 7, 2020 - 6:17am



 miamizsun wrote:


that may depend on who you ask
 

PM for you.
miamizsun

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Posted: Jan 7, 2020 - 3:52am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

 miamizsun wrote:
no, i just check the fine print and klingon is acceptable too
 

You're on.
 

that may depend on who you ask
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 9:50pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:


{#Arrowu}


i'll pay for the first five people to get this tattooed on premium personal real estate

no muffin tops, waddles or banana rolls 

big dutch foreheads will automatically advance to the front of the cue



Not a tattoo but I'll make it available later tonight.  
There.

And this one while I'm at it:https://www.amazon.com/s?rh=n%...

Red_Dragon

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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 3:13pm



 miamizsun wrote:


no, i just check the fine print and klingon is acceptable too
 

You're on.
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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 3:09pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:

 miamizsun wrote:

{#Arrowu}

i'll pay for the first five people to get this tattooed on premium personal real estate

no muffin tops, waddles or banana rolls 

big dutch foreheads will automatically advance to the front of the cue
 
Does it have to be in Engrish?

 

no, i just checked the fine print and klingon is acceptable too
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 8:53am



 miamizsun wrote:


{#Arrowu}


i'll pay for the first five people to get this tattooed on premium personal real estate

no muffin tops, waddles or banana rolls 

big dutch foreheads will automatically advance to the front of the cue
 

Not a tattoo but I'll make it available later tonight.
buddy

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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 8:31am

 miamizsun wrote:


{#Arrowu}

i'll pay for the first five people to get this tattooed on premium personal real estate

no muffin tops, waddles or banana rolls 

big dutch foreheads will automatically advance to the front of the cue
 
Yet another advantage of being manbird.
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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 5:54am



 miamizsun wrote:


{#Arrowu}


i'll pay for the first five people to get this tattooed on premium personal real estate

no muffin tops, waddles or banana rolls 

big dutch foreheads will automatically advance to the front of the cue
 
Does it have to be in Engrish?

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Posted: Jan 6, 2020 - 4:25am

 miamizsun wrote:
violence (especially the initiation of on peaceful people) is never the solution
 

{#Arrowu}

i'll pay for the first five people to get this tattooed on premium personal real estate

no muffin tops, waddles or banana rolls 

big dutch foreheads will automatically advance to the front of the cue
Proclivities

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Posted: Aug 26, 2019 - 9:40am


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Posted: Aug 21, 2019 - 10:14am


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Posted: Aug 21, 2019 - 6:54am

 miamizsun wrote:
ok, so some may say i'm a rabble rousing horse tooth jackass on occasion

even though my chiclets are fine, i can live with rabble rousing jackass part

i could blame caffeine or alcohol, so i will 

that being said i do follow energy and peaceful stuff (i maintain that initiating violence is no way to solve a problem)

and what is the best way to get along with lots-o-energy minus the co2

i must tell you up front i've never read any manifestos but apparently this guy did

through our rhetoric could we be stoking violent behavior?

it might or might not be my bias seeing a long term pattern/trend between the post with jaf and this by ms

probably just me

The Bigotry of Environmental Pessimism

Democratic Presidential candidates and the New York Times rightly condemned the use of inflammatory words like “invasion” by President Donald Trump and Fox News hosts to describe the desperate people coming from Latin America to seek a better life in the U.S. Such language is irresponsible and may very well have contributed to the motivation of a man suspected to have killed 13 Americans, eight Mexicans, and one German in El Paso last week. In a manifesto he posted online before the attack, the suspect also used the word “invasion.”

While they are at it, they should condemn the inflammatory rhetoric used by environmentalists, which also may have contributed to the motivations of the El Paso shooting suspect. The suspect justified his mass shooting of people in a Walmart by arguing that “our lifestyle is destroying the environment of our country.” The suspect writes, “y’all are just too stubborn to change your lifestyle. So the next logical step is to decrease the number of people in America using resources. If we can get rid of enough people, then our way of life can become more sustainable.”

 more

 

Of course violence is never the answer, but this is a logical conclusion the shooter comes to and one I happen to agree with.   We are in our current environmental crisis because of all of our lifestyles including improved medical technology which results in unnatural human population levels and harm to the environment.  Where I digress from the shooters final assessment is that we are waaaaay too far gone to do anything about it so there is no use in shooting otherwise innocent people.   But he is on to something and why I believe both climate change alarmist and deniers are equally full of shit in their own ways. 

oldviolin

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Posted: Aug 21, 2019 - 6:43am


miamizsun

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Posted: Aug 21, 2019 - 6:20am

ok, so some may say i'm a rabble rousing horse tooth jackass on occasion

even though my chiclets are fine, i can live with rabble rousing jackass part

i could blame caffeine or alcohol, so i will 

that being said i do follow energy and peaceful stuff (i maintain that initiating violence is no way to solve a problem)

and what is the best way to get along with lots-o-energy minus the co2

i must tell you up front i've never read any manifestos but apparently this guy did

through our rhetoric could we be stoking violent behavior?

it might or might not be my bias seeing a long term pattern/trend between the post with jaf and this by ms

probably just me

The Bigotry of Environmental Pessimism

Democratic Presidential candidates and the New York Times rightly condemned the use of inflammatory words like “invasion” by President Donald Trump and Fox News hosts to describe the desperate people coming from Latin America to seek a better life in the U.S. Such language is irresponsible and may very well have contributed to the motivation of a man suspected to have killed 13 Americans, eight Mexicans, and one German in El Paso last week. In a manifesto he posted online before the attack, the suspect also used the word “invasion.”

While they are at it, they should condemn the inflammatory rhetoric used by environmentalists, which also may have contributed to the motivations of the El Paso shooting suspect. The suspect justified his mass shooting of people in a Walmart by arguing that “our lifestyle is destroying the environment of our country.” The suspect writes, “y’all are just too stubborn to change your lifestyle. So the next logical step is to decrease the number of people in America using resources. If we can get rid of enough people, then our way of life can become more sustainable.”

 more

miamizsun

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Posted: Aug 17, 2019 - 2:43pm


i listened to this in the background today

James Alan Fox: There Is No Evidence of an 'Epidemic of Mass Shootings'

The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.


typical headline but a good podcast

recommended

just happened to do a search afterward and of course it was scooped by the powers that be

trump's handlers, the bezos blog, etc.

i looked through some of his work and he doesn't seem to be a fan president at all

however, i predict he's going to get abused the industrial outrage complex (all 7%?)

availability heuristic in action

unless they actually listened to what he is saying and or look at his data


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