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Old 01-07-2021, 08:42 AM
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So, we made it what... five days into the New Year before a bunch of MAGA domestic terrorists decided to attack the capitol and we learned police have been so corrupted by White Supremacist jackoffs that they just let them?

Sterling start for a new year.


I'm going to start off and say that the domestic terrorists in the capitol at the moment are not the same as the BLM protests and anyone who thinks they're in any way comparable is a dumbass.
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Anyone actually surprised raise their hand.
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Old 01-07-2021, 09:11 AM
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Is there a way to lower one's hand further down? Do I need to remove it and place it in a submersible?
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Old 01-07-2021, 09:43 AM
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Anyone actually surprised raise their hand.
It was kinda less of a mess than I expected, so I guess I am mildly surprised?

The people simultaneously carrying the thin blue line and gadsden flag was a funny irony though, especially when they got in a fight with the police.

I also saw someone that was inexplicably carrying both the Japanese and Korean flags.
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It always impresses me that there are people who are both weeaboos and koreaboos at the same time. But, given their logic there, it's not surprising they'd show up to a white power rally.
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Old 01-07-2021, 02:34 PM
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So, we made it what... five days into the New Year before a bunch of MAGA domestic terrorists decided to attack the capitol and we learned police have been so corrupted by White Supremacist jackoffs that they just let them?
Come on Sarm, let's not squander the value of the word terrorist here.
Or waste righteous anger on such a circus.

I think it went surprisingly well.
It seems to me that they were let in to make the situation more manageable and because this was a herd of grotesque buffoons that posed little threat.
If anything I'd applaud the handling of the situation.
There was very little casualties, all things considered.

So :
1/ The institutions of your country were solid enough to withstand having a shit flinging troglodyte at their head for a full mandate and transition to another head of state.

2/ Your far right "domestic terrorists" are so inept that with months of preparations, such a massive crowd, with the support of the aforementioned troglodyte doing all his worst with the levers at his disposal, all they have to show for it is a half-naked dude with bison horns taking selfies with his red-neck pals in empty corridors. They are beyond ridiculed.

3/ You have a new president, who, even if you were pessimistic about it, presently still has the colossal merit of not being his predecessor.

Count your blessings.
Enjoy victory while the business as usual of politics hasn't yet come in to sour it.
Keep your anger for more dangerous and less idiotic adversaries.
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Old 01-09-2021, 09:54 AM
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Uh why belittle this tho?
Belittle the mouthbreathing, far right troglodytes, sure but the event is scary and we had far righters on the steps of our Reichstag just few months ago.
I do agree it could have been worse but it shouldn't even come so far, should it?
I'm getting kinda sick of people here in the "West" looking at the authocratic, right wing bs that's happening in the "East" and scoffing cause that shit can't happen here while that tumor is spreading all over the world. All that shit is being normalized and downplayed with hehe memes, "but them Antifa" and the weird idea that being a far right shithead is some sort of counterculture now and people in power actively encouraging them to be their worst self.
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Old 01-12-2021, 09:49 AM
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Come on Sarm, let's not squander the value of the word terrorist here.
Or waste righteous anger on such a circus.

I think it went surprisingly well.
It seems to me that they were let in to make the situation more manageable and because this was a herd of grotesque buffoons that posed little threat.
If anything I'd applaud the handling of the situation.
There was very little casualties, all things considered.

So :
1/ The institutions of your country were solid enough to withstand having a shit flinging troglodyte at their head for a full mandate and transition to another head of state.

2/ Your far right "domestic terrorists" are so inept that with months of preparations, such a massive crowd, with the support of the aforementioned troglodyte doing all his worst with the levers at his disposal, all they have to show for it is a half-naked dude with bison horns taking selfies with his red-neck pals in empty corridors. They are beyond ridiculed.

3/ You have a new president, who, even if you were pessimistic about it, presently still has the colossal merit of not being his predecessor.

Count your blessings.
Enjoy victory while the business as usual of politics hasn't yet come in to sour it.
Keep your anger for more dangerous and less idiotic adversaries.
Bad take. This riot was proof of concept. They will lick their wounds and come back with a better plan. Yes, we should make fun of their failure relentlessly, but also not downplay the very real danger they present and how close they actually came to kidnappings/executions. Hitler didn't come into power the day after the Beer Hall Putsch.

Betting pool on which (former) SoLers were at the Trump Insurrection? Lots of divorced, low-T, boomer dad energy in that crowd. If they go to jail, Alex Jones is going to lose out on a lot dick powder revenue.
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