The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by sophie » Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:30 am

dualstow wrote:
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Just got an email that TD Ameritrade is also eliminating all commissions on stocks and ETFs.

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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:46 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU4AbJrsZwU

Some family & USA Today got some kid fired for playing the circle game:

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By saying he was flashing a white power hand sign. That the ADL decided was a hate symbol. Months after the picture was taken. The ADL's website actually uses the diagram from 4chan to explain how it means white power. Also the kid wasn't even doing the hand gesture. ::) ;D

I saw that headline and had to chuckle a bit. I figured Tim was going to get after it. Poor guy could probably sue for wrongful termination and defamation or whatever.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by jacksonm2 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:29 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:46 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU4AbJrsZwU

Some family & USA Today got some kid fired for playing the circle game:

Image

By saying he was flashing a white power hand sign. That the ADL decided was a hate symbol. Months after the picture was taken. The ADL's website actually uses the diagram from 4chan to explain how it means white power. Also the kid wasn't even doing the hand gesture. ::) ;D

I saw that headline and had to chuckle a bit. I figured Tim was going to get after it. Poor guy could probably sue for wrongful termination and defamation or whatever.
I think we're reaching a point where the strategy of the far left should start to become apparent to all thinking people. It's defame, destroy, and silence anyone who disagrees with them and truth be damned.

I'm hoping this mindset will turn out to be nothing more than a passing phase but I am not hopeful about it.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by dualstow » Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:40 pm

I saw that, too, and I thought that was just bizarre. Can’t even blame 4chan if the ADL and others are going to be so stupid and fall for this.

4chan comes up with some crazy stuff. They had a campaign to answer CAPTCHA or some similar test with the N-word as their “guess”, on a mass scale, until machine learning decided that the N-word would be part of the test.

i can’t blame rudimentary software for being so easily duped but I can certainly blame the ADL. Ugh.

Let’s hope someone talks some sense into them and they reverse their decision.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by Tyler » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:43 am

When someone takes this thread a little too seriously: #EatTheBabies

(I know it's likely a political stunt, but I admire the originality.)
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by flyingpylon » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:47 am

jacksonm2 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:29 pm
I think we're reaching a point where the strategy of the far left should start to become apparent to all thinking people. It's defame, destroy, and silence anyone who disagrees with them and truth be damned.
It's often referred to as "Cancel Culture".
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by dualstow » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:57 am

Tyler wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:43 am
When someone takes this thread a little too seriously: #EatTheBabies

(I know it's likely a political stunt, but I admire the originality.)
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by t-bear52 » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:16 pm

flyingpylon wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:47 am
jacksonm2 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:29 pm
I think we're reaching a point where the strategy of the far left should start to become apparent to all thinking people. It's defame, destroy, and silence anyone who disagrees with them and truth be damned.
It's often referred to as "Cancel Culture".
The key words are "thinking people". I don't have much faith in the majority being "thinking people" these days. It's Sad!
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by I Shrugged » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:21 pm

At an LGBQT event, Beto was asked if he would support removal of tax-exempt status for religious institutions which are anti-gay. His answer, "Yes".

He is the gift that keeps on giving. I hope he does well in an early primary, so more people can hear him on the news.
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