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Old 01-02-2018, 07:41 PM
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I still don't understand what pepe has to do with politics. It was never a particularly interesting meme in the first place, so how did it end up getting adopted by the alt right?
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I still don't understand what pepe has to do with politics. It was never a particularly interesting meme in the first place, so how did it end up getting adopted by the alt right?
/pol/ latched onto it pretty hard.
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Old 01-02-2018, 09:04 PM
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/pol/ latched onto it pretty hard.
But why? What does it have to do with anything?
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:02 PM
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I still don't understand what pepe has to do with politics. It was never a particularly interesting meme in the first place, so how did it end up getting adopted by the alt right?
Pepe the frog was adopted by everyone, and everyone forged their rare Repes. It became a symbol of counterculture, rebellion, and everything else. Then the Anti-Defamation League declared that because some were "alt-right" both ironically and genuinely, all Pepes were now evil (much like coloring books are evil because you can draw hateful things in them). This made the alt-right latch on harder and the ironic usages to be multiplied. Couple this irony with unrelated Pepe-memeing centrists being called Nazis and you have even more absurdity.
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Old 01-08-2018, 03:15 PM
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Google Memo dude has a class action lawsuit filed against Google.
Some interesting stuff included in it.

Actively encouraging violence.
Recruitment for Antifa using company resources.
Someone issued a warning for reporting something to HR.
Secret Blacklists that set off silent alarms.
Anti-Conservative postings (calling most of them stupid)
Blacklisting employees from getting jobs elsewhere.
HR employees posting Anti-White comics.
Managers bragging about undermining conservatives career choices.

Will be interesting to see how this plays out.
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Old 01-08-2018, 03:43 PM
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Google Memo dude has a class action lawsuit filed against Google.
Some interesting stuff included in it.

Actively encouraging violence.
Recruitment for Antifa using company resources.
Someone issued a warning for reporting something to HR.
Secret Blacklists that set off silent alarms.
Anti-Conservative postings (calling most of them stupid)
Blacklisting employees from getting jobs elsewhere.
HR employees posting Anti-White comics.
Managers bragging about undermining conservatives career choices.

Will be interesting to see how this plays out.
We mustn't give any credence to rumors now, must we?
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Old 01-08-2018, 05:00 PM
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We mustn't give any credence to rumors now, must we?
Sure is a good thing there are a bunch of examples in the actual documentation.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/f6p02fijxr...nt_fs.pdf?dl=0

Now, what you should have aid was "Good thing we don't punish Google outside a court of law or call for googles head, right?"

That would be closer to my stated position you keep trying to twist.
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Old 01-15-2018, 05:28 PM
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"I must make two honest confessions to you, my Christian and Jewish brothers. First, I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to "order" than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice; who constantly says: "I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action"; who paternalistically believes he can set the timetable for another man's freedom; who lives by a mythical concept of time and who constantly advises the Negro to wait for a "more convenient season." Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.
I had hoped that the white moderate would understand that law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and that when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress. I had hoped that the white moderate would understand that the present tension in the South is a necessary phase of the transition from an obnoxious negative peace, in which the Negro passively accepted his unjust plight, to a substantive and positive peace, in which all men will respect the dignity and worth of human personality. Actually, we who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive. We bring it out in the open, where it can be seen and dealt with. Like a boil that can never be cured so long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must be exposed, with all the tension its exposure creates, to the light of human conscience and the air of national opinion before it can be cured."
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Old 01-15-2018, 06:58 PM
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Old 01-22-2018, 04:51 PM
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Why is this administration being so quiet about this terrorist being charged?
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...ushpmg00000004
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Haven't read her work just yet, but I feel this is a nice observation, there's more past the link.

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Old 01-26-2018, 03:23 AM
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Ladies and gentlemen, your average PepePoster:



He's also a registered sex offender due to a child porn conviction. I can provide the link to his page on the Iowa sate sex offender registry, but I'm not sure if that counts as doxxing as far as rules here go.
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Old 01-26-2018, 07:31 AM
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Anecdotes still don't count for anything, K. Dammit, why are you making me do this?
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Old 01-26-2018, 01:43 PM
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Anecdotes still don't count for anything, K. Dammit, why are you making me do this?
As far as I can tell, this is the first time someone has been caught in the act of putting up one of those signs. This may only be one data point, but it's the only one we have.
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Haven't read her work just yet, but I feel this is a nice observation, there's more past the link.
She seems more reasonable and self-aware than most people who make that sort of speech.

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I know it's an anecdote but damn look at that...

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A British white supremacist has been convicted on terrorism charge for planning an attack on an LGBT event.
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Old 02-15-2018, 07:37 AM
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Sure. But that isn't really true, now is it?

Politics don't belong in genre fiction isn't black characters or lesbian characters. It's the way they, almost universally in popular media, tend to act and talk. Of course, I'll admit that some of that turns into "God damnit, not another one" and people just start passing stuff up and probably do genuinely miss out on the good shit.

An example that comes to mind is Miles Morales and another hero sitting on a building talking about Tony Stark, and the other hero goes on a rant about old white men.

The characters themselves are fine, insofar as nobody cares if they are lesbian or gay or white or black (I mean, some people care)... But then they go and insert personal politics into the whole thing and those characters begin to feel less like a character in the story and more like mouthpieces.

And the funny thing is, that isn't a new or unique complaint. One of the big complaints about Terry Goodkind, for instance, is how anti-socialist/communist his books got, to the point of it coming off as preaching.

And the main character? A white dude. It was overbearing, and in many cases against the characters established personality.

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So, someone understandably upset at being stalked for posting a innocuous sign?

The own article proves the point. "It's ok to be white, so why are you hiding your face!" he says as he tries to get picture evidence to ruin his life because he put up a sign saying it's ok to be white.

Or are you just fatshaming. Because it looks like you are just fatshaming.
But liberals being bullys isn't anything new.

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It seems antisemitism is on the rise in the US.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/28/us/an...rnd/index.html
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It seems antisemitism is on the rise in the US.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/28/us/an...rnd/index.html

Gee, I wonder why? *sighs*
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Gee, I wonder why? *sighs*
I'm sure the two of you will come to an impartial conclusion.
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I'm sure the two of you will come to an impartial conclusion.
There are a lot of people left to challenge their viewpoints afterall.

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Ayy we barely talk on this board anymore, but at least this thread still exists. Ayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.
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Ayy we barely talk on this board anymore, but at least this thread still exists. Ayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.
Really goes to show what kind of discussions we value on this forum, eh?
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There are a lot of people left to challenge their viewpoints afterall.

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It seems most of them ran off with their tails between their legs because they couldn't get away with just breaking the rules and constantly harassing other users in place of making actual well-reasoned and fact-based arguments.
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