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Anonymous 16/11/10(Thu)02:35 No. 1 ID: 132ea3 [Reply] Stickied

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this is a bad idea

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Anonymous 17/05/06(Sat)03:56 No. 283 ID: 87f732

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I'm starting to like it.

Anonymous 18/12/09(Sun)03:24 No. 1103 ID: e13277 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

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Federal law requires that any payments that are made "for the purpose of influencing" an election must be reported in campaign finance disclosures.

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Anonymous 19/02/04(Mon)11:32 No. 1252 ID: 36b5bb

No one needs Wikipedia to understand what you are talking about. My point is that this concept is rooted in the belief that the majority will still vote for major parties, while I am trying to convince you, and anyone that will hear me, that we have to stop voting for them altogether. The situation must become that the vote is not split between the major parties and other parties, but that the vote is split only among other parties with no votes going to either major party at all.

The next time I hear someone say "binary choice" I'm punching them in the mouth (if they are within arm's reach anyway).

Anonymous 19/02/04(Mon)11:49 No. 1253 ID: 36b5bb

It's a conspiracy if they do it intentionally, but rather I think if you take >>1238 as an example, you can see what's happened is that our society is so inundated with bipartisanism that most people are not capable of seeing politics otherwise: the propaganda machine's victory is complete.

Anonymous 19/02/15(Fri)18:40 No. 1254 ID: 69d2a2

So in other words, you would prefer to live in fantasy, in happy land, with a gumdrop house on lollipop lane.

Take your meds.

Anonymous 17/09/24(Sun)05:47 No. 429 ID: 11862f [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

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>Well, Donal Trump had it all wrong.
>It was actually me, who was born in Kenya.

This joke is funny because she is white racially and culturally and that she was obviously therefor not born in Kenya. The part that's a jab at Duck for perpetuating the "birther" conspiracy isn't what people will be laughing about when they hear this.

Hillary makes this racially charged joke on mainstream TV and no one calls out her shit?

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Anonymous 19/01/31(Thu)06:17 No. 1235 ID: 7278e8

Interesting to see an attempted joke from an obvious 9 year old.

Anonymous 19/01/31(Thu)10:31 No. 1236 ID: 77dbf0

You're going to have to be a little more specific, unless you mean Shillary is a nine year old, or that her joke was written by one. It might have been written by one, it was a shitty joke; but Hill-dawg is geriatric, yo.

Anonymous 19/02/02(Sat)03:51 No. 1237 ID: b774b1

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Anarchist Q&A Anonymous 18/08/18(Sat)01:30 No. 887 ID: c89d35 [Reply]

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(Doesn't even have to be about my politics)

I'm sick and fucking tired of seeing people over worked, over taxed, and under payed. Fire at will.

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Anonymous 19/01/16(Wed)16:16 No. 1214 ID: c91d93

>you know the odds that you deserve what you have are extremely low right?
Who the fuck are you to tell anyone what they deserve? Arrogant cunt

Anonymous 19/01/16(Wed)17:53 No. 1215 ID: b2d2d8

Case in point?

Anonymous 19/01/17(Thu)22:20 No. 1216 ID: a870df

Libertarians are touchy

Anonymous 19/01/11(Fri)18:55 No. 1181 ID: deb816 [Reply]

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You wake up with a rocket launcher hanging in your wall, next to your gigantic weed farm for your company called KushFarmsInc which has made u a shit ton of money that u can keep to yourself since u won't need to pay taxes. Then you log into the internet to your online gun shop and see that you've made over 200 bitcoins over night, then you trade your bitcoins for a shit ton of Hentai and get high. What about that sounds bad?

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Anonymous 19/01/13(Sun)08:42 No. 1184 ID: d92bd7

Without a state support your claim to private property, everything you think you own is only yours as long as no one steals it from you or kills you to take it. Even if only a few couldn't resist the urge to rape and pillage, society would quickly collapse into dystopian authoritarianism.

Without a state to decide what degree of human rights to give to who, and to maintain national borders, mass migration would destroy all of civilization. People would move like swarms of locusts from one resource to the next until there was nothing of value left on or under the surface of the Earth.

Without a state to organize under a lesser amount of tyranny, a new state of greater tyranny will form. Humanity cannot sustain any form of anarchy; we inherently organize. If we don't have a strong military and functional government to protect us, we will have something worse.

Just stop with this shit. Forget about it. Find a political ideology that makes some sense.

Anonymous 19/01/15(Tue)00:41 No. 1202 ID: a870df

Pick one. You can't have two.

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Anonymous 18/11/07(Wed)14:19 No. 1076 ID: e2a530 [Reply]

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Red won!

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Anonymous 18/12/27(Thu)12:01 No. 1172 ID: d4b8d9

In the United States, it is not only possible but has long been a traditional strategy of conservatives.

Anonymous 18/12/31(Mon)04:40 No. 1174 ID: ab7a2c

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You now realize that the reason Arpaio got in trouble wasn't because he was detaining non-citizens, it was because he was illegally detaining citizens.

The problem with racial profiling is it's not correct all the time, yet legally it has to be. Once they find out you're a citizen they have to let you go, yet he didn't. And when the court ordering him to stop, he didn't. Not because of the non-citizens. But because of the citizens.

The same shit is going on with voter registration purges in GOP states. They're purging citizens from the rolls simply because they won't vote for GOP candidates.

The GOP can't keep this going forever. Fewer and fewer people are voting for GOP candidates every election. Eventually there will reach a tipping point where the GOP will either no longer be in power or they'll have stripped voting rights from the overwhelming majority of citizens. Remember the old rallying cry of "no taxation without representation?"

Anonymous 18/12/31(Mon)10:14 No. 1175 ID: 2b7200

That image macro; it's perfect. F'kken sav'd.

Sadly, I don't think the Republicans mass-disenfranchisement will culminate in revolution. We're too fat and our attention spans are too short these days. If we're very lucky, it will lead to reform of federal voting systems--but only if a party that stands to benefit from election reform takes power.

The Democratic party is not that party; running Hillary (and rigging their own primary for her) in 2016 proved they are also betting on a small minority of available voters--party loyalists with no concern for an individual candidate's moral or professional failings--to lead the vote. They tell people to register, and to vote, but they never mention voting for anyone other than the two major parties. I would be more forgiving if they only ever told people to vote for their own candidates, but they are just as guilty of propagandizing the "binary choice" false dichotomy. You hear it every time they talk about "swaying independent voters"; they take absolutely for granted that these voters will vote for a major party. That is not independence, that is captivity.

Anonymous 18/11/29(Thu)21:55 No. 1096 ID: 55c4a9 [Reply]

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Do you think in words? Do you have an inner voice or do you think in pictures or a third way?

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Anonymous 18/12/14(Fri)05:30 No. 1110 ID: d98fba

I don't know if you'll ever read this, but I asked myself this question about other people many times in the past. I think in words, and sometimes in images, but most of the time I just think about doing something and then I just do it. There isn't an image or a word associated with my thought.

Anonymous 18/12/19(Wed)04:55 No. 1136 ID: df75bc

What does that thought consist of, if not a word or image?

Anonymous 18/12/27(Thu)14:16 No. 1173 ID: d4b8d9

Do you trust your thoughts?

Anonymous 18/10/22(Mon)10:48 No. 1047 ID: bd488c [Reply]

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Technically speaking, giving the choice of two genders based on either observable genitalia or genetic testing is insufficient: there are a range of hermaphrodites, and a number of chromosomal variations that should be accounted for.

That said, I support the administration's position that sex is not to be defined by how one feels, but by clinical fact.

Being transgender is a matter of identity, which the freedom of each individual to define when and how they see fit shall not be curtailed by requiring a medically sound description of their genetics and physiology for official uses.

You can still be whomever you want to be with a birth certificate that accurately describes the body you were born with.

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Anonymous 18/11/22(Thu)11:47 No. 1094 ID: 1d613b

>They did not prevent you from having the sex you want with women.
Maybe it is so because I had escaped
>Your parents should have been there to protect you and you had to learn to stick up for yourself.
My parents can't be around all the time as well as police (which does not serve and protect us well here in Ukraine)
>Of course, knowing the part of the world you come from, I'm surprised you weren't sold to a "child modeling" agency at age four.
There was no such organised agencies when I was 13 so lucky me.

>I think you need to deal with your insecurity regarding trans people.
There is no some major insecurity. It is just minor disgust like something I fell for mentally broken people with Down syndrome for example.

>If your argument was that gender dysphoria were a mental illness I could understand it
Gender dysphoria is not normal. It is in fact a desease. And I think it is somehow more complex than pure _mental_ disorder. It is more like schisophrenia which still does not understood by science and more likely to be some hereditary disease.

>but you aren't separating genetic variations from people who just feel like a different gender than they were born.
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Anonymous 18/11/24(Sat)17:14 No. 1095 ID: c259d7

>Maybe it is so because I had escaped
You have a point. Had you been captured and raped repeatedly for long enough to come to like it, you'd probably be faggot now.

>There is no some major insecurity. It is just minor disgust
You're pretty defensive for a person with no major insecurity.

>Gender dysphoria is not normal. It is in fact a desease. And I think it is somehow more complex than pure _mental_ disorder. It is more like schisophrenia which still does not understood by science and more likely to be some hereditary disease.
That's like, your opinion man.

>Not all mental disorders are purely mental. Some of them is more like brocen genes we still cannot fix.
True. Perhaps one day we will find a genetic source for some cases of gender dysphoria; I don't think we can account for all cases this way however. I'm also not saying we should cater to people who make up whatever "gender" they want to be. My point is that we are already aware of some variations in our genome, and whether or not they are diseases we should probably write down the whole truth on people's birth certificates so they can make and informed decision on how to live when they come of age.

>If you born with a crippled arms it does not mean you have a legitimate reason to demand "alternatively armed" status.
Have you seen that guy who plays piano with his feet?

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Anonymous 19/01/01(Tue)21:26 No. 1176 ID: 822d20

>There was no such organised agencies when I was 13 so lucky me
I'm pretty sure there were organized groups of the kind he was referencing when you were 13.

He's talking about being sold into child sexual slavery.

Anonymous 18/08/13(Mon)14:57 No. 882 ID: bade33 [Reply]

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Antifa is fake, run and organized by the very right-wing groups they claim to be fighting.

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Anonymous 18/09/26(Wed)22:23 No. 961 ID: 8164ff

The reason we can't have nice things.

Anonymous 18/10/18(Thu)03:55 No. 1044 ID: a870df

Thanks to stepped up efforts to stop citizens from exercising their right to vote, don't be surprised if that map has no red or blue by 2018 or 2020.

The question then becomes when do people throw off the shackles of the .1%? It won't be a pretty response.

I'm honestly not sure if the people stripping citizens of their constitutional rights have actually thought that far ahead. Being born into more wealth than one could actually spend in one's lifetime doesn't make someone intelligent.

Anonymous 18/10/18(Thu)07:01 No. 1045 ID: 2be6c8

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>Being born into more wealth than one could actually spend in one's lifetime doesn't make someone intelligent.
Case in point.

Anonymous 17/03/14(Tue)18:18 No. 211 ID: 8ac136 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

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What if black lives don't matter?

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Anonymous 18/08/10(Fri)10:37 No. 880 ID: f99970

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I'll just leave this here.

Anonymous 18/08/14(Tue)22:18 No. 883 ID: 0f52f2

The easiest way to discredit the idea that it's impossible to be racist against white people is to have white supremacists take it up. "Maybe if you had an important, powerful race, you could be racist to me, but you say you can't because you literally don't matter." That idea would rapidly get shut down real quicklike.

Anonymous 18/08/17(Fri)04:33 No. 885 ID: d50172

Just don't ever talk about it again. Not to support it, not to criticize it. Let this stupidity die a quiet death.

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