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Re: Today in stupid

Post by Jon Irenicus » Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:58 am

Hopefully she will suffer some legal consequences in the likely event she’s lying. The Republicans should tell her to get lost if she is making up excuses not to show.
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Post by Jon Irenicus » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:11 am

It's funny just how badly this is all backfiring on the Dems, especially Feinstein. What a horrid piece of work. The motives behind this are so transparently political, and that Ford woman in particular seems very mentally unhinged.

I think one surprising element was Ronan Farrow, who was able to cast aside any party affiliations when digging deeper in the Weinstein case. I wonder if Molyneux is right and that someone might have dirt on him that has pushed him into pretending to take the obviously garbage accusations by these women seriously.

And then you get people like Flake. The name really does say it all.





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Post by William » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:53 am

I've payed little attention to the Kavanaugh hearings, it's not really my thing. For all I know he is a gang rapist, but so are at least two Kennedy's. OJ Simpson is a murderer, Was Bill Clinton that much better around women? etc, etc, etc.

However, as with so many things the goal posts seems to have shifted (remember when Climate Change was global warming?) . The fact that Brett Kavanaugh may be on the same page as Jack the Ripper* with gang rape seems to be getting less attention than other aspects about his life now that it seems inconvenient to pursue that path with anything other than allegations.

Anyway, here is a list of things that are not gang rape or serial rape that seem to be getting more attention now than the charge of rape: crude sexual high school slang, binge drinking, college kids being obnoxious when they are drunk, inside jokes, one's thoughts on the legality of abortion, and being angry and having the wrong temperament during a hearing. Fun fact, none of those things are even remotely as bad as gang rape.


More importantly there has to be a name for bringing up the craziest "OMG literally Hitler" allegations possible that you know are nothing for the diversion so as to put someone on the defense, create chaos, do a smoke and mirror act, then shift from that to other things in order to sneak in one's agenda. That has to be a common political tactic, does it have an official name?



*I'm sorry , my bad: people like Jack the Ripper, Jeffery Dahmer, Genghis Khan, a powerful barbarian political terror organization like DAESH, some random African person in Africa committing serial rape and murder, or Satan prince of Darkness aren't figures who are easily politicized so they can't be worth that much thought or energy So for a more "socially conscience" choice how about instead of Jack the Ripper we'll call Kavanaugh that one guy who is a Republican that you work with who voted for Trump, that guy is like, OMG, literally as bad as literally Hitler OMG!!!
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Re: Today in stupid

Post by William » Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:24 pm

Can someone please verify for me that the NAACP was founded to protect black men from going to jail without trial just for being accused by white women of rape?

If that is the case, that may be a good fact to hang on when discussing this topic with people if all they understand is class war and identity politics, this may help identify under lying principles that even an SJW can comprehend
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Re: Today in stupid

Post by Physiocrat » Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:29 pm

William wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:24 pm
Can someone please verify for me that the NAACP was founded to protect black men from going to jail without trial just for being accused by white women of rape?

If that is the case, that may be a good fact to hang on when discussing this topic with people if all they understand is class war and identity politics, this may help identify under lying principles that even an SJW can comprehend
Yeah but white women don't lie about white men brah. It's all about power. The weak don't lie, only the strong.
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Re: Today in stupid

Post by William » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:59 pm

Stupid me, that's basic victimology 101. K̶n̶o̶w̶ ̶t̶h̶y̶s̶e̶l̶f̶ Know thy victim hierarchies of oppression
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Re: Today in stupid

Post by William » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:26 am

I think the left is Dean Wormer from the 1980's movie Animal House trying to ruin and spoil the fun of Brett Kavanaugh's frat party during Beach Week
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Re: Today in stupid

Post by FvS » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:34 am

Here's a neoreactionary article about libertarianism, most notably the ideology's inability to resist tech censorship.
The Death And Tragic Rebirth Of Libertarianism
"Most whites do not have a racial identity, but they would do well to understand what race means for others. They should also ponder the consequences of being the only group for whom such an identity is forbidden and who are permitted no aspirations as a group." - Jared Taylor

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