djsoren19

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In the future, comedy will be randomly generated.

Most Americans aren't good citizens, so if you actually want to beat fascism, being able to win over disconnected voters is a huge deal.

The algorithm knows and wants you to know too.

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As someone who personally knows someone like this, these people are the least knowledgeable about the outside world. They barely consume U.S. news, let alone international news. They don't know the politics of the green grass they're dreaming of, they don't want to learn another language, they don't even really want foreign jobs. They want a remote job in the U.S. so they can abuse the weaker economies abroad.

It's just such an incredible amount of ignorance and cowardice to me. As if the U.S. falling completely to fascism wouldn't impact them at all if they can simply walk away.

They've done plenty, just look at all the "right-wing lone-wolfs" that have killed so many Americans in the last four years. We're already at war with these assholes, they just want it to keep escalating.

As much as I'd love to see it, I'd bet Trump is too afraid of her to agree to one.

I'm not gonna pretend that I love Harris, but this does make me energized enough to try and convince others to vote for her.

I think the hard part is going to be getting Trump to agree to debate her, but she should be able to kick his ass and hit him hard on the issues that matter for this election, as opposed to doddling on a stage arguing about golf.

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I love that the U.S. is so fucked that the attempted assassination of a former U.S. President is old news after a week.

I think the fact that the party was willing to do this says a lot. They've already avoided the worst possible option, I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt.

When people bitch and moan about leftists not falling in line behind presidents, it's because we want shit like this to happen. If Biden was polling favorably and had no detractors, I doubt we would see him attempting to tackle something like this.

This is good news though, and marks the first steps on a long journey to establishing a legitimate Supreme Court once more.

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This narrative is horseshit. People only think there's not enough time because Americans think an election is supposed to be four years long. Other countries are more than capable of calling for and finishing their elections in less than a few months.

It's almost like there's a convention where all the Democrats are going to be at, where there could be a series of debates that could either demonstrate Biden's ability to inspire the party, or find someone who can. If only all of the country's current Democratic representatives were there, we could almost have something like a representative democracy.

What's actually happening is the DNC doesn't care, thinks they still have this election in the bag, and just want to ram Biden through irregardless of what members of the public or his own party think or say. They already fucked up by refusing a legitimate primary process, and now their play is to claim their hands are tied. We have 4 months until November; there is time.

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You really can't imagine that 32% of Americans are idiots? If anything, I'm relieved the number isn't higher.

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The problem is that to argue this point, you have to start going through all of the facts like case conversion rates, the domestic abuse rates, the rates of racist attacks by law enforcement, and the membership overlap between law enforcement and white supremacist groups. Once you start bringing up that many numbers, the idiots get confused and their eyes roll out of their skull, whereas the centrists get too scared realizing that basically no cop is actually trying to keep the U.S. safe and try to shutdown the conversation.

People aren't seeing this for the real precursor it is. People are getting emboldened now. There will be more events like this.

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Good. This is the kinda shit Dems should keep doing. It doesn't matter if it sounds petty, these assholes are a threat to our democracy, they should not be allowed to spew their lies without consequences. If the press refuses to do their job, it falls to whoever is closest to a Republican.

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Welcome to a world where everything in school has to be okayed by every parent, else they risk losing their job if someone complains.

Conservative fucks are gonna try to make this the future of public schools, because the inefficiency is the point.

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Fleeing to where? If Americans are worried about the rise of fascism at home, I have bad news about the rest of the world. There are no greener pastures. The countries with better quality of life than the U.S. have very strict immigration laws. The U.S. is already the country you go to when yours sucks, no other democratic country has immigration policy as liberal. Trying to flee is circling the drain.

Maybe instead of trying to run away from problems, vote in the upcoming election and just prevent Trump's dictatorship!

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It's disgusting that they're even entertaining his claims, and a legitimate threat to our democracy if they decide that he does have actual immunity. Remember, Trump is claiming that everything, including treason and fraud, is covered by presidential immunity. By this logic, Biden could have Trump assassinated, and as long as Biden is a sitting president it would be legal.

Trump's claim has absolutely zero legal merit, but the Supreme Court has already been compromised. I will start planning to leave the country if they decide to uphold Trump's claim.

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Who would have guessed, a generation that is constantly struggling on money can't buy expensive meat at the same rate the generation that got everything handed to them has been. Who could have known that there were unforseen consequences to economic strategies that have produced one of the greatest period of economic disparity of all time!

I'd like to warn all the Americans against generalizing based upon their personal experiences or beliefs here. This is a UK study that sampled a UK population. These results can't necessarily be generalized to any other country, this is focused on the UK culture.

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This is two back to back huge wins for Biden, and honestly for all people who understand that corporate regulation is the only way we're crawling out of our boring dystopia. Killing non-competes AND restoring net neutrality in the same week is massive for Americans.

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When Ronald fucking Reagan is too liberal for your party, I think it's time for self-examination.

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The fact that this is the second person this cop has murdered in similar circumstances is fucking appalling. They should have been fired after the first murder.

Honestly, if cops want to keep abusing taxpayer funds, I want monthly "shareholder" meetings where citizens can review the month's performance, and demand changes. Clearly, police administrations are not capable of doing that job and have no accountability.

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It's already too late. The time for us to shut this shit down was Diablo 4. Now that Blizzard knows their fanbase of rubes will pay extra for a headstart, expect to see this as the norm for all future releases.

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It's really sad that Blizzard has no idea what makes D2 a great game, especially considering they just released D2R so we can relive the glory for ourselves. D4 on release was nowhere close to D2, it was more like a toddler trying to make an MMO.

In D2, you can feel your character become more powerful with levels alone. In fact, gearing basically doesn't matter for most of normal difficulty, it's almost entirely level focused. D4 scales content to your players level, meaning every level you gained made you weaker. No shit people didn't want to go for a long XP grind, who wants to continually grind to do less damage?

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Gd, when even fucking Erdogan thinks you're going too far. I know they're a usually antagonistic force to the West, but they are a real player in the region, so this is still good pressure on Israel. Even if it happens to be opportunistic.

So why was it socially unacceptable this time, but not when students were protesting South African Apartheid? Or Climate change? Or any number of the other divestments that have been successful without us even ever hearing about it?

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Americans get too excited when they read headlines like this. Nobody voted for Rishi, they voted for the Tories what felt like a decade ago. The Tories have had a revolving door policy, and new rubes keep taking the PM position after the last one leaves/is forced out. Some portion of that 70% are Tory voters who just want another spin on the PM wheel.

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The older I get, the more I realize just how much I hate Ronald fucking Reagan.

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Yeah, the problem is that you have instances like Hexbear and Lemmy.ml that tread more into tankie territory, where if you argue anything less than the complete annihilation of the West and hail China, you're likely to get harassed. I think rational people can agree that there's a pretty gap between "The current system is corrupt" and "anyone who thinks differently than me should die,' but I've seen plenty of irrational leftists.

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I don't think the kid will actually serve it out in prison though. The primary issue here seems to be that the kid is actively saying they will commit more crimes. No matter the crime, you can't really give a light sentence to someone telling you, in a court of law, that they will do it again.

The ideal would be that they rehabilitate him until he's able to be safely released with no fear of repeat offense, or at the very least, until the kid is smart enough to lie.

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I cannot believe it required Taylor Swift fans getting screwed over for this to finally be looked at, but it's about goddamn time!

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Well of course they're similar. Both Trump and Sovereign Citizens are idiots with no conceptual idea of how our government works.

Yeah but that requires you to have a functioning brain in order to prepare them. Andrew here seems like the type who needs his food to come ready to eat.

This is one of those truly great moments where you can hate all sides of this. They're all kinda shitty skeezy assholes, so whoever loses is a net win for humanity.

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This is a dangerous lie. Sure, Trump doesn't know history, and the people voting for him don't know history, but Trump's just a face. He's not capable of coherent thought, let alone policy. The Heritage Foundation think-tank that drafted up Project 2025 though? They're smart and evil. Don't look at the gibbering idiot, keep your eyes on the puppeteer.

Yeah no shit. Every major power is trying to influence their rivals' elections, it's the most cost effective way to try and destabilize a country like the U.S. or China. What's more interesting is which side they're interfering for. We know the Republicans are firmly in Moscow's pocket, we know that Trump considers China an enemy, but that doesn't necessarily mean China wants a Democrat either. It could be that the geopolitical gains China made during Trump's administration outweighed all the trade war tariff nonsense, and they want the idiot to drag us further backwards so they can expand their hegemony.

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The one saving grace is that you can always, always trust fascists to begin in-fighting at a moment's notice.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas), the top Republican on the Senate Commerce Committee, expressed reservations about Gomez’s views during her June nomination hearing, saying he was not “comfortable” that she “possesses the independence and regulatory humility necessary for confirmation.”

Funny how this is always an issue for Republicans, meanwhile they railroad through the most partisan hacks you'll ever see the second they have an opportunity to fill a seat. Fuck them and fuck the Republicans pretending to be Dems like Joe Manchin.

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What happens to the jury now? I almost wonder if they need something equivalent to witness protection, or at a bare minimum some protection from the state of New York. MAGA is a terrorist organization that preaches swift, bloody retribution against dissidents. I don't know if basic juror anonymity will be enough to protect all of them.

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