A Long Hot Summer begins (a dumpster fire chat)

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Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I quit Facebook in 2010. I don't miss it one bit.
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Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?

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101Walterton wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:47pm
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?
Unfortunately, yes. I don't think these people are racist, just stupid.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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BostonBeaneater wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:17pm
ariehkovler/status/1268268724693467136?s=20
i want to be a professional anarchist
YOU MADE ONE MISTAKE, LENNON, YOU DOUBLE CROSSED MIKE LOVE AND LEFT HIM ALIVE

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Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
101Walterton wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:47pm
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?
Unfortunately, yes. I don't think these people are racist, just stupid.
Yeah very naive.

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Flex wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
BostonBeaneater wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:17pm
ariehkovler/status/1268268724693467136?s=20
i want to be a professional anarchist
The accreditation process has made the whole thing a joke. There are people who hate the state that can't even get into the mentorship program and start the journeyman process, so they turn to primitivism and minarchism just to participate somehow, even tho it's amateur.
Back off, or I'll blow the roof off—with sound!

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Flex wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
BostonBeaneater wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:17pm
ariehkovler/status/1268268724693467136?s=20
i want to be a professional anarchist
I was gonna say you gotta work your way up thru the amateur ranks first. If you're lucky some cell might sign you to one of their semi-pro groups first If you show enough promise there's a few years in the farm cells before you might get a chance in the show that's where the real money is.

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revbob wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 6:37am
Flex wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
BostonBeaneater wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:17pm
ariehkovler/status/1268268724693467136?s=20
i want to be a professional anarchist
I was gonna say you gotta work your way up thru the amateur ranks first. If you're lucky some cell might sign you to one of their semi-pro groups first If you show enough promise there's a few years in the farm cells before you might get a chance in the show that's where the real money is.
The fucking reserve clause screws all but the top anarchists. You're working your ass off blowing up banks in Turdville County, OH, and without your permission they can send you to Lickspittle, AR, gathering rocks for the star rioters. That's why they're losing more promising troublemakers to the Klan.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 7:11am
revbob wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 6:37am
Flex wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
BostonBeaneater wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:17pm
ariehkovler/status/1268268724693467136?s=20
i want to be a professional anarchist
I was gonna say you gotta work your way up thru the amateur ranks first. If you're lucky some cell might sign you to one of their semi-pro groups first If you show enough promise there's a few years in the farm cells before you might get a chance in the show that's where the real money is.
The fucking reserve clause screws all but the top anarchists. You're working your ass off blowing up banks in Turdville County, OH, and without your permission they can send you to Lickspittle, AR, gathering rocks for the star rioters. That's why they're losing more promising troublemakers to the Klan.
Yeah either way, while well versed in theory, I don't think Flex has the arm strength to be a top notch rock or bottle thrower. But he's scrappy and has some of those intangibles that can't be measured with today's modern metrics. I think he needs more time in the amateur ranks so we can better judge what position would allow the best use of his stronger skills and perhaps develop some of his weaker ones that could certainly use some improvement.

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revbob wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 8:26am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 7:11am
revbob wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 6:37am
Flex wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
BostonBeaneater wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:17pm
ariehkovler/status/1268268724693467136?s=20
i want to be a professional anarchist
I was gonna say you gotta work your way up thru the amateur ranks first. If you're lucky some cell might sign you to one of their semi-pro groups first If you show enough promise there's a few years in the farm cells before you might get a chance in the show that's where the real money is.
The fucking reserve clause screws all but the top anarchists. You're working your ass off blowing up banks in Turdville County, OH, and without your permission they can send you to Lickspittle, AR, gathering rocks for the star rioters. That's why they're losing more promising troublemakers to the Klan.
Yeah either way, while well versed in theory, I don't think Flex has the arm strength to be a top notch rock or bottle thrower. But he's scrappy and has some of those intangibles that can't be measured with today's modern metrics. I think he needs more time in the amateur ranks so we can better judge what position would allow the best use of his stronger skills and perhaps develop some of his weaker ones that could certainly use some improvement.
It was Bill Jamesovski who came up with the acronym TINSTAAAP—there is no such thing as an anarchist prospect. The flame-out rate is daunting. The kid who sabotages the school photo or flattens the local cop's tires may be hot shit in Shitkicker, WY, and may even wow the scouts, but you have no idea how they'll do against the Idaho national guard. Flex's support for DMB should be a red flag, which is why he was passed over by a lot of the big city groups.
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Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
101Walterton wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:47pm
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?
Unfortunately, yes. I don't think these people are racist, just stupid.
That's unfortunate. I thought "all lives matter" was an American phenomenon.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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matedog wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 10:14am
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
101Walterton wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:47pm
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?
Unfortunately, yes. I don't think these people are racist, just stupid.
That's unfortunate. I thought "all lives matter" was an American phenomenon.
The UK and Australian right are hoovering up any shit the modern American right are throwing out in the ether now.
Authority is supposedly grounded in wisdom, but I could see from a very early age that authority was only a system of control and it didn't have any inherent wisdom. I quickly realised that you either became a power or you were crushed


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Silent Majority wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 10:32am
matedog wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 10:14am
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
101Walterton wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:47pm
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:32pm
Facebook has been depressing today. I have so many friends who are fucking idiots. If I see the phrase "All lives matter" once more...
I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?
Unfortunately, yes. I don't think these people are racist, just stupid.
That's unfortunate. I thought "all lives matter" was an American phenomenon.
The UK and Australian right are hoovering up any shit the modern American right are throwing out in the ether now.
That's so damn disappointing.

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revbob wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 1:10pm
Silent Majority wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 10:32am
matedog wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 10:14am
Heston wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:51pm
101Walterton wrote:
03 Jun 2020, 9:47pm


I haven’t see that yet but really people are posting that?
Unfortunately, yes. I don't think these people are racist, just stupid.
That's unfortunate. I thought "all lives matter" was an American phenomenon.
The UK and Australian right are hoovering up any shit the modern American right are throwing out in the ether now.
That's so damn disappointing.
Conservative arseholery used to have a particular national character as late as 2015 but I'd say online had smoothed those distinctions away. Your traditional grey tory voter has been replaced by someone who loathes and wants to own snowflakes.
Authority is supposedly grounded in wisdom, but I could see from a very early age that authority was only a system of control and it didn't have any inherent wisdom. I quickly realised that you either became a power or you were crushed


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