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Old 09-12-2018, 11:40 AM   #12261  
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typical right-winged extremist caught during violent attack:

https://dailycaller.com/2018/09/11/f...ia-republican/

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California man Farzad Fazeli was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to stab a congressional candidate at a fair on Sunday, police said.

Local media identified the candidate as Republican Rudy Peters, who is challenging Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell in November.

Peters survived serious injury thanks to a malfunctioning switchblade, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. The attempted stabbing was preceded by Fazeli making “disparaging remarks” about the Republican Party, according to the sheriff’s office.
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Old 09-12-2018, 11:40 AM   #12262  
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more typical right-winged extreme violence:

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Old 09-12-2018, 12:11 PM   #12263  
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I really am amazed at the restraint of the average "right winger". If Antifa ever went off the rails, it would take about one afternoon and a few local duck hunters to restore sanity.
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I really am amazed at the restraint of the average "right winger". If Antifa ever went off the rails, it would take about one afternoon and a few local duck hunters to restore sanity.
If you want a historical precedent in the US on reaction to "unwanted" people by specific ethnic or political groups I would think the KKK is a prime example.
Does anybody else see the resemblance of Antifa to the KKK?
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Old 09-12-2018, 06:14 PM   #12265  
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So you are saying because white hoods were already taken they chose black ones?
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Old 09-13-2018, 11:19 AM   #12266  
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QUOTE=sixshooter;1501418]So you are saying because white hoods were already taken they chose black ones?[/QUOTE]

Nah. They just dyed the white ones black. Boom, done. The KKK was the enforcement arm of the Democratic party when it was formed...by the Democrats. Antifa is the same. You only see half-hearted responses from liberals about the violence, because behind closed doors they see it as a way to push their agenda.
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Norm Macdonald's comments about the #MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr led to the "The Tonight Show" canceling his appearance and spurred apologies from the comedian that could bring their own problems.

In a statement, NBC said it canceled Tuesday's appearance "out of sensitivity to our audience."

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Macdonald: Well, if it gets too politically correct, then it’s harming comedy. And also, the idea that we should believe a person because a person is of a certain gender is ludicrous. It used to be if 50 people said that a person was guilty, then the public said that person was guilty. Then it went all the way down to if one person says a person’s guilty, that’s enough. While I think the #MeToo movement is a great thing in a macro sense and will lead to a much better world, I don’t want anyone to be badly hurt that’s innocent in the process of getting there. And I could see it ending with an innocent, prominent person blowing their brains out one day.
unrelated:

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A man who had already begun serving a 50-year prison sentence for alleged sexual abuse of a minor was set free Monday after the discovery of a dog that was a key part of the testimony against him.

"Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted on April 12, 2017, of sexual abuse of a minor," AP reports. "In the trial, the complainant testified Horner had threatened to shoot her animals if she went to the police about the alleged molestation, and said she saw him shoot her dog, killing it, to make his point."

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The group managed to get the help of Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel to search for Lucy, who, if alive, would prove that the complainant had lied under oath. The team heard reports that Lucy had been given away, but finding the new owner was difficult.

"They made a couple trips around Deschutes County; he was not there," Steve Wax, director of the advocacy group, told AP. "We heard he was in Seattle. Then we learned he had a place on the Oregon Coast."

Finally, the search led them to a town northwest of Portland, Gearhart, where they met the owner and Lucy, healthy and happy, at a golf course.

"Lucy was identified by an undisputed chain of custody and her looks," AP reports. An OIP member noted that she's "a very distinctive-looking" dog and not "purebred."

On August 3, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed Horner's conviction and ordered a new trial, with the defense arguing that he was not allowed to present key evidence unrelated to the dog. A month later, Deschutes County Judge Michael Adler dismissed the case altogether.


literally no proof.
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That's some scary ****.
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if you're innocent you have nothing to worry about
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Or even pay a unrespected **** star(s) to just shut up. You'd be OK with that? I guess how much is paid and by whom is really the issue right? I wonder how much the slur campaigns against John Kerry cost?
How can you say that?

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if you're innocent you have nothing to worry about
I am innocent-ish. (Nothing the local PD would care about.)

The only things I worry about are the slow demise of the industry in which I work, whether I'm making wise decisions with regard to my finances and investment portfolio, and spiders.

So, yeah, I guess I'd agree with that statement.

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Old 09-14-2018, 09:25 AM   #12273  
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I think you missed the irony of that statement...

Is paying **** stars not to talk during an election better or worse than accepting money/direct support from Google in return for political favors and jobs?
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I think you missed the irony of that statement...
It's quite possible. I've missed a lot of things over the years. The opportunity to buy AAPL at 10, the physical sensation of love, countless pitches that were well within strike territory...




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Is paying **** stars not to talk during an election better or worse than accepting money/direct support from Google in return for political favors and jobs?
No, it is not.
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so paying for a political ad, is equal to pay-to-play cronyism?
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so paying for a political ad, is equal to pay-to-play cronyism?
SuperPACs?

"Technically?" No.

In real life? Absolutely.
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I require moar "whatabouts" please and thank you!
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so paying for a political ad, is equal to pay-to-play cronyism?
I'm unclear on how paying off **** stars and accepting money / direct support from Google is relevant to buying political advertising.

All three of these are normal activities which candidates for political office engage in, however I consider them to be separate and unrelated.

What do you feel is the connection between them?
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I require moar "whatabouts" please and thank you!
omg, did you learn about "whatabouts" from CNN?




bahurd brought up paying off **** stars, so I'm addressing it specifically.

how about this: what's so inherently bad/wrong about paying someone not to say things about you?

That is not a whataboutism, but it will get me to the same place of exposing a bias for certain bad behaviors as well of levels of proportion.
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You're literally doing it right now. This is awesome.
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