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Forum: USA Politics 17th January 2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,095
Posted By dirtywick
Pretty much. On paper you could reduce it...

Pretty much. On paper you could reduce it further, but thereís no expanded unemployment, stimulus package, child tax credits, ppp loans, thatís all gone. That ship has sailed.
Forum: USA Politics 17th January 2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,095
Posted By dirtywick
It makes it the most acceptable

It makes it the most acceptable
Forum: USA Politics 17th January 2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,095
Posted By dirtywick
pretty sure the vaccinated transmission rate is...

pretty sure the vaccinated transmission rate is the lowest rate you're going to get at this point
Forum: USA Politics 17th January 2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 156,512
Posted By dirtywick
well, why wouldn't they feel that way? the...

well, why wouldn't they feel that way? the politicians they admire have been rewarded for doing whatever they want
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th January 2022, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
I can live with people expressing negative...

I can live with people expressing negative reactions to things they donít like on social media
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th January 2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Itís possible, Iím not even sure what social...

Itís possible, Iím not even sure what social convention protections would even consist of

You know, when someone says something controversial on Twitter, a bunch of people argue about it to the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th January 2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Itís not just about people with large platforms,...

Itís not just about people with large platforms, but Iím not the one whoís bringing her up like itís an egregious failure of society that people got mad at her on the internet. If you want to talk...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th January 2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Eh, I don't think that's really true though. ...

Eh, I don't think that's really true though.

I don't think they, or anyone in this thread either, made any arguments that it should be protected beyond they just wished more people agreed with...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th January 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
I guess I do have one more thing to add. ...

I guess I do have one more thing to add.

You know what the difference is between Kaepernick and Carano? The NFL pretended his being blackballed was unrelated to his being the face of anthem...
Forum: USA Politics 16th January 2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 689
Continuation Trump's Coup - Part 3
Views: 24,906
Posted By dirtywick
it works as well with Thermal

it works as well with Thermal
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th January 2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Are you calling me slow? -edit- As for...

Are you calling me slow?

-edit-

As for the rest of your post, I don't have anything to add. The argument is basically political opinions should be sacred vs. people with large platforms should...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th January 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
For me it comes down to whether or not you feel...

For me it comes down to whether or not you feel that people with large platforms have a responsibility to their audience to be reasonably honest and accurate.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th January 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
I don't think this is a fair characterization of...

I don't think this is a fair characterization of the situation. True, Carano did not express these views on the Star Wars show. But, nobody took initiative to uncover her opinions and track her...
Forum: USA Politics 13th January 2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 689
Continuation Trump's Coup - Part 3
Views: 24,906
Posted By dirtywick
LOL

LOL
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th January 2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
I think that it would be best to accept social...

I think that it would be best to accept social media for what it is instead of what you think social media should be. It's not a private space where you can express yourself free from judgement, but...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th January 2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
The average star wars fan likes having their...

The average star wars fan likes having their social media feeds filled with aggressive right wing conspiracy theorist memes and political opinions about as much as anyone else does.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
the activists disagree

the activists disagree
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Itís not as bad as referring to people disliking...

Itís not as bad as referring to people disliking the content a comedian was paid to produce as censorship.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
A coordinated effort? Gina Carano wouldn’t stop...

A coordinated effort? Gina Carano wouldn’t stop pissing off tons of fans on social media even after Disney warned her it would cost her job. I don’t care who claims credit for that, but nobody...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
theyíre wrong

theyíre wrong
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
My opinion is that Gina Carano wasn’t given the...

My opinion is that Gina Carano wasn’t given the role because she was asked to modify her social media engagement habits, agreed, and then didn’t and Disney didn’t feel that giving a lead role to...
Forum: USA Politics 9th January 2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 271,708
Posted By dirtywick
I'll tell you this omicron variant is something...

I'll tell you this omicron variant is something else. I don't think there was enough tests to really know the scope of it
Forum: USA Politics 8th January 2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,499
Posted By dirtywick
When all you have is a bunch of blanket...

When all you have is a bunch of blanket statements about the forum members trying to say blanket statements about the beliefs of members political parties are unfair even an argument? Itís almost as...
Forum: USA Politics 8th January 2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,528
Continuation Trumpís Coup - Part 2
Views: 201,322
Posted By dirtywick
the problem is Thermal's argument appears to be...

the problem is Thermal's argument appears to be that it didn't feel significant so it's not a coup
Forum: USA Politics 8th January 2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 689
Continuation Trump's Coup - Part 3
Views: 24,906
Posted By dirtywick
the problem is Thermal's argument appears to be...

the problem is Thermal's argument appears to be that it didn't feel significant so it's not a coup
Forum: USA Politics 8th January 2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,499
Posted By dirtywick
Republicans are a political movement that people...

Republicans are a political movement that people voluntarily join because they agree with a set of political ideas and policies and positions that the party works towards and promotes. I think it's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Oh ok. I wish you would have opened with that lol

Oh ok. I wish you would have opened with that lol
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Nothing is wrong with counseling restraint as...

Nothing is wrong with counseling restraint as long as you understand that not everyone is obligated to heed your counsel. The discussion of whether or not restraint is warranted is part of the cancel...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
I agree that social media has had a drastic...

I agree that social media has had a drastic effect on the speed and reach of perceptions and social consequences, for better and worse. I think if you have to throw out the death threats and threats...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 12,579
Posted By dirtywick
not lying a bunch probably does give him a better...

not lying a bunch probably does give him a better legal standing tbh
Forum: USA Politics 6th January 2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 156,512
Posted By dirtywick
From a purely political angle, Bidenís and the...

From a purely political angle, Bidenís and the Dems polling isnít in the toilet because theyíre being too hard on the Rs so acting like theyíll be hurting in the midterms and 2024 for being too...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd January 2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,581
Posted By dirtywick
Most companies that automate and grow and hire...

Most companies that automate and grow and hire more people. Being inefficient isn't good for growth.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd January 2022, 02:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,581
Posted By dirtywick
Manufacturing makes heavy use of robots. They...

Manufacturing makes heavy use of robots. They really donít eliminate jobs but make them more efficient and productive. Personally my experience is better productivity creates more and better jobs...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st January 2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
Itís not that itís pointless or that I even...

Itís not that itís pointless or that I even disagree with you.

But I do think combining politically motivated death threats against government officials and such to boycotting a celebrity or...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 31st December 2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
I think itís close. Itís got some components of a...

I think itís close. Itís got some components of a juicy cancellation; deliberately misinterpretation of intent, faux outrage, and a lot of unknowns everyone is free to make an assumption on to fit...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,947
Posted By dirtywick
just amend your return if youíre convicted...

just amend your return if youíre convicted problem solved
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 88,082
Posted By dirtywick
But there wasn't even any societal pressure here....

But there wasn't even any societal pressure here. Someone on the school board read and completely misinterpreted an article about jingle bells and they decided to pull it independent of any outside...
Forum: USA Politics 29th December 2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 271,708
Posted By dirtywick
I believe he's going to campaign on Operation...

I believe he's going to campaign on Operation Warp Speed being an achievement. Besides his tax cut and judicial appointments, there's not a whole lot to talk about if you take that away also.
Forum: USA Politics 28th December 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 271,708
Posted By dirtywick
Heís taking some heat but I donít think theyíre...

Heís taking some heat but I donít think theyíre turning on him in the sense that they wonít vote for him. I donít think they have a different option right now.
Forum: USA Politics 28th December 2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
I don't even think too many people are...

I don't even think too many people are particularly upset. People can calmy think this guy is an idiot who did something lame. This whole edge lord trigger master troll routine people like the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 28th December 2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,569
Posted By dirtywick
I think you're being a bit harsh on Kim...

I think you're being a bit harsh on Kim Kardashian; she's a beautiful woman living a glamorous life that people are interested in, I don't find that particularly offensive that I'd need to lump her...
Forum: USA Politics 27th December 2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,528
Continuation Trumpís Coup - Part 2
Views: 201,322
Posted By dirtywick
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-advi...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-advisor-peter-navarro-lays-out-how-he-and-bannon-planned-to-overturn-biden-s-electoral-win/ar-AASc0DQ?ocid=msedgntp#comments

Navarro lays the plan out...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th December 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,569
Posted By dirtywick
To me, it's about as impressive as a guy making...

To me, it's about as impressive as a guy making millions taking a dive in a fight. Much in the same way he's convinced the fans that he's there to win a fight, but really he's deceiving people into...
Forum: USA Politics 27th December 2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
cancel culture is the get out of jail free card...

cancel culture is the get out of jail free card in this game. you can play it and invalidate all criticism
Forum: USA Politics 27th December 2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
I agree it's not doxxing for the reasons you...

I agree it's not doxxing for the reasons you stated. On media hosting services, and especially social media where you're attaching your identity to your account, you're making public statements and...
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 191,689
Posted By dirtywick
I think if anything COVID has shown just how weak...

I think if anything COVID has shown just how weak our infrastructure is on several levels. We've had supply chain and raw materials breakdowns in all industries at all levels, from manufacturers to...
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
Listen, I'm as open to the idea that he may be...

Listen, I'm as open to the idea that he may be retarded, as I had mistakenly thought you suggested, or that he may simply trying to be a childish dick to people on purpose to provoke a reaction on...
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
Oh my, I would never do that. I thought you...

Oh my, I would never do that. I thought you were, which was quite shocking to me and relieving to hear you were not.
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
Oh you were taking about the phone guy. My bad bro

Oh you were taking about the phone guy. My bad bro
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,788
Posted By dirtywick
No thatís not it. I donít have a serious problem...

No thatís not it. I donít have a serious problem with anybody really. I think the guy who said this and the people that defend it as clever or funny are worthy of ridicule, so Iím ridiculing them....
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