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manxom 7 points ago +7 / -0

indeed. he fights on that particular battlefield. when the people he is reaching are ready, they take the next step.

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manxom 8 points ago +9 / -1

we all readily accept the idea of mad max, where we blow ourselves up and fall back down.

but we don't accept that we could have done it before. that we are the children of the survivors.

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manxom 7 points ago +7 / -0

or we have been led to believe that they have gone away.

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manxom 9 points ago +9 / -0

the question to ask them is: "who was bugsy siegel?"

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manxom 2 points ago +2 / -0

please don't throw me in that briar patch

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manxom 2 points ago +2 / -0

so, he has been placed inside the jurisdiction of a state that can, and will, prosecute him but we're supposed to believe it's a gimme? he wouldn't have taken a smaller offer. he'll go back to what he always does soon enough and will be behind bars.

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manxom 6 points ago +7 / -1

this is way bigger than it appears at first glance.

think their admissions are going to be crushed? not just the law school either.

the real point here is that this kind of thing would NEVER have happened before.

NEVER.

Yale is home to skull and bones.

this is HUGE

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manxom 1 point ago +1 / -0

we need to remember the lessons we have been taught by Q, and re-read that headline taking assumptions into account, and ask the question:

worse for who?

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manxom 1 point ago +1 / -0

that particular thought has made me go back over past pedo convictions of celebrities in my mind and wonder whether those people were growing a conscience right then. gary glitter. jeffrey jones. etc. were they beaten back into line with the blackmail that they sold themselves with? it's a horrifying and painful area that we must spend time considering. were these people trying to repent and get their souls back, only to be destroyed?

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manxom 2 points ago +2 / -0

while i understand that everyone isn't cut out for research, the level of laziness implied by not copy/pasting a word into a search bar...

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manxom 2 points ago +2 / -0

only if the box has a crank on the side and it plays 'pop goes the weasel' as we turn it.

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manxom 2 points ago +2 / -0

actually looks like it was made so that it would light up and failed.

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manxom 8 points ago +8 / -0

or, maybe we should expand our vocabulary a bit?

verb (used with or without object), rif·fled, rif·fling. to turn hastily; flutter and shift: to riffle a stack of letters; to riffle through a book. Cards. to shuffle by dividing the deck in two, raising the corners slightly, and allowing them to fall alternately together.

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manxom 1 point ago +1 / -0

biblical justifications are often from people who are eating pork chops and lobster on their way to get their next tattoo.

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manxom 1 point ago +1 / -0

at what point the amount of blowback can be assumed to be the desired effect and not an accident.

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