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Re: RAT

Postby Dmitri on Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:22 pm

Steve James wrote:Anyone who thinks that someone stops cancer treatment to hurt their political campaign is a narcissistic shit.

Someone actually said that?!
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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:22 pm

Dmitri wrote:
Steve James wrote:Anyone who thinks that someone stops cancer treatment to hurt their political campaign is a narcissistic shit.

Someone actually said that?!


Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward suggests John McCain statement on ending treatment timed to hurt her campaign

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 102304002/

Yeah, yeah, I know. She was talking about the announcement. He just happened to die the next day.
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Re: RAT

Postby Dmitri on Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:07 am

Steve James wrote:
Dmitri wrote:
Steve James wrote:Anyone who thinks that someone stops cancer treatment to hurt their political campaign is a narcissistic shit.

Someone actually said that?!


Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward suggests John McCain statement on ending treatment timed to hurt her campaign

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 102304002/

Yeah, yeah, I know. She was talking about the announcement. He just happened to die the next day.

>:( Damn!

Nah, IMO it wouldn't matter even if he had fully recovered -- that statement was the height of ignorance, insensitivity and self-absorption.
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Re: RAT

Postby grzegorz on Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:43 am

Trump googles himself, finds out his presidency sucks, blames Google.
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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:16 am

If they throw their friends under the bus, they'll throw you, too. Past behavior is the best predictor of future performance.
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Re: RAT

Postby klonk on Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:16 pm

This space unintentionally blank.
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Re: RAT

Postby Dmitri on Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:46 pm

Just saw a lonely cheerio ring on the floor next to a urinal in the bathroom at work. Was wondering how it got there...
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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:19 am

Casual stupidity is better than studied ignorance.
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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:26 am

Sorry, can't do random. And I don't care.

Eco reduces the qualities of what he calls “Ur-Fascism, or Eternal Fascism” down to 14 “typical” features. “These features," writes the novelist and semiotician, "cannot be organized into a system; many of them contradict each other, and are also typical of other kinds of despotism or fanaticism. But it is enough that one of them be present to allow fascism to coagulate around it.”

1) The cult of tradition. “One has only to look at the syllabus of every fascist movement to find the major traditionalist thinkers. The Nazi gnosis was nourished by traditionalist, syncretistic, occult elements.”

2) The rejection of modernism. “The Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, is seen as the beginning of modern depravity. In this sense Ur-Fascism can be defined as irrationalism.”

3) The cult of action for action’s sake. “Action being beautiful in itself, it must be taken before, or without, any previous reflection. Thinking is a form of emasculation.”

4) Disagreement is treason. “The critical spirit makes distinctions, and to distinguish is a sign of modernism. In modern culture the scientific community praises disagreement as a way to improve knowledge.”

5) Fear of difference. “The first appeal of a fascist or prematurely fascist movement is an appeal against the intruders. Thus Ur-Fascism is racist by definition.”

6) Appeal to social frustration. “One of the most typical features of the historical fascism was the appeal to a frustrated middle class, a class suffering from an economic crisis or feelings of political humiliation, and frightened by the pressure of lower social groups.”

7)The obsession with a plot. “The followers must feel besieged. The easiest way to solve the plot is the appeal to xenophobia.”

8) The enemy is both strong and weak. “By a continuous shifting of rhetorical focus, the enemies are at the same time too strong and too weak.”

9) Pacifism is trafficking with the enemy. “For Ur-Fascism there is no struggle for life but, rather, life is lived for struggle.”

10) Contempt for the weak. “Elitism is a typical aspect of any reactionary ideology.”

11) Everybody is educated to become a hero. “In Ur-Fascist ideology, heroism is the norm. This cult of heroism is strictly linked with the cult of death.”

12) Machismo and weaponry. “Machismo implies both disdain for women and intolerance and condemnation of nonstandard sexual habits, from chastity to homosexuality.”

13) Selective populism. “There is in our future a TV or Internet populism, in which the emotional response of a selected group of citizens can be presented and accepted as the Voice of the People.”

14) Ur-Fascism speaks Newspeak. “All the Nazi or Fascist schoolbooks made use of an impoverished vocabulary, and an elementary syntax, in order to limit the instruments for complex and critical reasoning.”
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Re: RAT

Postby oragami_itto on Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:55 pm

The mushroom guy from Mario kart standing in a thatch of yeti pubes
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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:54 pm

The gas fires smell of Stuxnet.
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Re: RAT

Postby Dmitri on Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:53 pm

Weevils always think weevil thoughts
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Re: RAT

Postby Dmitri on Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:11 am

Why isn't this damn law enforced AT ALL?!

§ 40-6-40. Vehicles to drive on right side of roadway; exceptions; impeding traffic

(a) Upon all roadways of sufficient width, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway, except as follows:
(1) When overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction under the rules governing such movement;
(2) When an obstruction exists making it necessary to drive to the left of the center of the highway, provided that any person so doing shall yield the right of way to all vehicles traveling in the proper direction upon the unobstructed portion of the highway within such a distance as to constitute an immediate hazard;
(3) Upon a roadway divided into three marked lanes for traffic under the rules applicable thereon; or
(4) Upon a roadway restricted to one-way traffic.
(b) Upon all roadways, any vehicle proceeding at less than the normal speed of traffic at the time and place and under the conditions then existing shall be driven in the right-hand lane then available for traffic, or as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway, except when overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction or when preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into a private road or driveway.
(c) Upon any roadway having four or more lanes for moving traffic and providing for two-way movement of traffic, no vehicle shall be driven to the left of the center of the roadway except when authorized by official traffic-control devices designating certain lanes to the left of the center of the roadway for use by traffic not otherwise permitted to use such lanes or except as permitted under paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of this Code section. However, this subsection shall not be construed as prohibiting the crossing of the center of the roadway in making a left turn into or from an alley, private road, or driveway.
(d) No two vehicles shall impede the normal flow of traffic by traveling side by side at the same time while in adjacent lanes, provided that this Code section shall not be construed to prevent vehicles traveling side by side in adjacent lanes because of congested traffic conditions.
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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:50 am

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Re: RAT

Postby Steve James on Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:06 am

Add the age you'll be this year and the year of your birth. Do you gato 2018?
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