No, No, Don't Worry. Racism is Pretty Much Over.

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101Walterton wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 3:07pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 11:03am
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12 Feb 2019, 10:22am
I just read an article about the big jump in farm foreclosures in the Midwest - places like Iowa, Minnesota and my home state of Wisconsin - places that went for Trump in 2016. It sounds like many farmers were hanging over the precipice and his trade policies/tariffs were the thing that kicked them over. I definitely do not take any joy from this. There is no "they got what they deserved" from me. I believe they are good, hard working people. They were sold a bill of goods by Trump: vote for me and I'll take care of you. He made promises that he never intended to keep. It's really sad. These farmers are going to lose everything. Trump could declare bankruptcy whenever he wanted to because he was rich enough to never truly feel any pain. I just hope those impacted by his policies will remember when they head to the polls in 2020 - and I hope the other side can provide them with a candidate who truly is better.
I'm originally from Saskatchewan, which is still predominantly an agricultural province, and I admit to having mixed emotions about farmers. When times are good, they go on about being a business and that government needs to get out of the way and let the market do its magic. When times are bad, then they're part of Canada's heritage, it's about family and tradition and noble toil, and government has an obligation to keep the family farm alive for future generations. I want to be sympathetic—hell, my dad grew up on a farm and several of his brothers farmed their entire lives—but they exhibit the same mentality of big business: privatize the profits, socialize the losses.
In NZ when farming prices are good you hear about the farmers propping up the economy buying new cars, holiday homes by the beach etc.. but as soon as there is a weather event (err hello) they are screaming for government handouts.
How about you pay back last winters hand out before you buy a new car.
Saskatchewan joke: What's the difference between a jet engine and a farmer? The jet engine stops whining when it lands in Hawaii.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 3:09pm
101Walterton wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 3:07pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 11:03am
WestwayKid wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 10:22am
I just read an article about the big jump in farm foreclosures in the Midwest - places like Iowa, Minnesota and my home state of Wisconsin - places that went for Trump in 2016. It sounds like many farmers were hanging over the precipice and his trade policies/tariffs were the thing that kicked them over. I definitely do not take any joy from this. There is no "they got what they deserved" from me. I believe they are good, hard working people. They were sold a bill of goods by Trump: vote for me and I'll take care of you. He made promises that he never intended to keep. It's really sad. These farmers are going to lose everything. Trump could declare bankruptcy whenever he wanted to because he was rich enough to never truly feel any pain. I just hope those impacted by his policies will remember when they head to the polls in 2020 - and I hope the other side can provide them with a candidate who truly is better.
I'm originally from Saskatchewan, which is still predominantly an agricultural province, and I admit to having mixed emotions about farmers. When times are good, they go on about being a business and that government needs to get out of the way and let the market do its magic. When times are bad, then they're part of Canada's heritage, it's about family and tradition and noble toil, and government has an obligation to keep the family farm alive for future generations. I want to be sympathetic—hell, my dad grew up on a farm and several of his brothers farmed their entire lives—but they exhibit the same mentality of big business: privatize the profits, socialize the losses.
In NZ when farming prices are good you hear about the farmers propping up the economy buying new cars, holiday homes by the beach etc.. but as soon as there is a weather event (err hello) they are screaming for government handouts.
How about you pay back last winters hand out before you buy a new car.
Saskatchewan joke: What's the difference between a jet engine and a farmer? The jet engine stops whining when it lands in Hawaii.
Yep just about sums it up.

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White people: Hey, African Americans, get over slavery. It's been 150 years, huh?
Also white people: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/south-ca ... ed0835792d
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https://pilotonline.com/news/government ... 40140.html

No, No, Don't Worry. Virginia has almost run out of politicians. X(
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No, No, Don't Worry. Virginia has almost run out of politicians' dysfunctional families. X( ¹⁸⁶³

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Accusing Jews of dual loyalty? That's a vile slur!
Accusing Muslims of dual loyalty? Nah, that's cool.
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Accusing Jews of dual loyalty? That's a vile slur!
Accusing Muslims of dual loyalty? Nah, that's cool.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-righ ... 33aa3441f7
They are both vile slurs and do not belong anywhere in this shithole of a country.
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JennyB wrote:
11 Apr 2019, 1:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 6:11pm
Accusing Jews of dual loyalty? That's a vile slur!
Accusing Muslims of dual loyalty? Nah, that's cool.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-righ ... 33aa3441f7
They are both vile slurs and do not belong anywhere in this shithole of a country.
And yet there's a long tradition of blaming [pick a group, any group] and claiming they aren't true Americans. You people with your compassion and welcoming views, you're the freaks.
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Yes, please DON'T on these specific addresses:

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tepista wrote:
01 May 2019, 2:28pm
Yes, please DON'T on these specific addresses:

https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5D68C2B3
I saw that the other day. Love it.
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Flex wrote:
01 May 2019, 2:30pm
tepista wrote:
01 May 2019, 2:28pm
Yes, please DON'T on these specific addresses:

https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5D68C2B3
I saw that the other day. Love it.
Seriously one of the streets involved is called Rhodesia Avenue??
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WestwayKid wrote:
02 May 2019, 10:37am
Seriously one of the streets involved is called Rhodesia Avenue??
Well, the flyer itself has to be fake, right?
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Flex wrote:
02 May 2019, 10:40am
WestwayKid wrote:
02 May 2019, 10:37am
Seriously one of the streets involved is called Rhodesia Avenue??
Well, the flyer itself has to be fake, right?
I thought maybe - but there is apparently a street in Atlanta called Rhodesia Avenue!?
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WestwayKid wrote:
02 May 2019, 11:55am
I thought maybe - but there is apparently a street in Atlanta called Rhodesia Avenue!?
oh lol, that rules
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Flex wrote:
02 May 2019, 11:56am
WestwayKid wrote:
02 May 2019, 11:55am
I thought maybe - but there is apparently a street in Atlanta called Rhodesia Avenue!?
oh lol, that rules
I think it might be time for a petition to get that name changed!?
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WestwayKid wrote:
02 May 2019, 12:04pm
Flex wrote:
02 May 2019, 11:56am
WestwayKid wrote:
02 May 2019, 11:55am
I thought maybe - but there is apparently a street in Atlanta called Rhodesia Avenue!?
oh lol, that rules
I think it might be time for a petition to get that name changed!?
How about Churchill St?
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