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Old 9th June 2019, 07:20 PM   #241
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
It's so they could work an "8" into it, a common dog-whistle for neo-Nazis.
And here I thought they were just symbolizing a teabagging.
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Old 9th June 2019, 08:05 PM   #242
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
It's so they could work an "8" into it, a common dog-whistle for neo-Nazis.
That is true, but that trick still works if the female symbol is correctly oriented.
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Old 9th June 2019, 08:30 PM   #243
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
By the way, for anyone who's curious (but not bi-curious), evidently this is the "straight pride flag" these folks designed.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D8eXlB8VsAAxXtB.jpg
I found this really rather odd, during Pride Week (or Month). It says "Curiosity is just the beginning" superimposed on a rainbow/spectrum. This is the main 3M headquarters. I'm not sure what message they are trying to convey but I think "Diversity" would have been a better choice than "Curiosity".
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Old 10th June 2019, 05:25 AM   #244
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
And all lives really do matter; but that's not the actual message behind "All Lives Matter" as a response to "Black Lives Matter", the actual message is "shut up about racism already, damn blacks".
And of course "Blue lives matter" which is about supporting police through these trying times of people trying to hold them accountable for their actions.
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Old 10th June 2019, 06:19 AM   #245
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Well they already had a straight pride parade in detroit.

https://www.newsweek.com/armed-neo-n...parade-1443013

And of course there is the one in jerusalem pride that has 10,000 marchers, 2,500 police and no murders since 2015 at it.
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Old 10th June 2019, 06:54 AM   #246
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
And of course "Blue lives matter" which is about supporting police through these trying times of people trying to hold them accountable for their actions.
I think it is punishing all of them for the mistakes of some they have an issue with. Think that would be a premise you would be familiar with.
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
It's so they could work an "8" into it, a common dog-whistle for neo-Nazis.
I have to admit to being quite naive and had dismissed a lot of this "dog whistles " talk as being nonsense, seeing patterns in coincidence and today I had my eyes opened in a thread here that had this link in it https://www.huffpost.com/entry/daily...b0ce3b344492f2
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Old 10th June 2019, 07:05 AM   #248
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Originally Posted by sadhatter View Post
I think it is punishing all of them for the mistakes of some they have an issue with. Think that would be a premise you would be familiar with.
When they actually hold the few accountable maybe they will be viewed differently. When their unions stop getting police officers who were fired for violence and gross incompetence back on the force and on other forces there might be a reason to differentiate. Hell they had to buy off the cop who murdered Philando Castile because there clearly was nothing so wrong with the behavior to properly justify firing them. See blue lives really do matter, and they need to never be held accountable for the violence they commit.

It is like blaming the whole catholic church for merely aiding and abetting the rapist priests instead of solely blaming the rapist priests. Priest Lives Matter!
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Old 10th June 2019, 07:35 AM   #249
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
That is true, but that trick still works if the female symbol is correctly oriented.
Ooof, I didn't even notice the implication of the female positioning. I guess I was too distracted by how hideous that flag is in general. ******* yuck.

I feel very tired.
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Old 10th June 2019, 11:12 AM   #250
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Originally Posted by isissxn View Post
I guess I was too distracted by how hideous that flag is in general. ******* yuck.
Yeah it looks like it could double as a flag for Clinical Depression.
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
And of course "Blue lives matter" which is about supporting police through these trying times of people trying to hold them accountable for their actions.
"Blue Lives Matter" as a response to "Black Lives Matter" is particularly insidious, because it seeks in a low-key way to reframe cases of police killings of unarmed blacks as factual "him or me" situations - asserting that officers should have a right to defend themselves from deadly threats, deliberately ignoring the fact that these unarmed individuals were never actually a threat to anyone's life when they were killed, including the police officer who killed them.
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
"Blue Lives Matter" as a response to "Black Lives Matter" is particularly insidious, because it seeks in a low-key way to reframe cases of police killings of unarmed blacks as factual "him or me" situations - asserting that officers should have a right to defend themselves from deadly threats, deliberately ignoring the fact that these unarmed individuals were never actually a threat to anyone's life when they were killed, including the police officer who killed them.
Exactly it really should have been "Blue Careers Matter" after all a single unjustified killing of someone shouldn't ruin their career right?
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
"Blue Lives Matter" as a response to "Black Lives Matter" is particularly insidious, because it seeks in a low-key way to reframe cases of police killings of unarmed blacks as factual "him or me" situations - asserting that officers should have a right to defend themselves from deadly threats, deliberately ignoring the fact that these unarmed individuals were never actually a threat to anyone's life when they were killed, including the police officer who killed them.
Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Exactly it really should have been "Blue Careers Matter" after all a single unjustified killing of someone shouldn't ruin their career right?
Its nice to find something I agree with you two on.
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
Yeah it looks like it could double as a flag for Clinical Depression.
All the good designers are gay or not sufficiently homophobic.
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Elsewhere, I saw someone say it could be described as a incelebration of the marchers
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Old 10th June 2019, 01:46 PM   #256
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Something about BB guns this week. First there was the Kentucky Dragon and now a BB gun at Washington DC Pride.


Man pulls a BB gun on fellow reveller at Washington DC Pride parade after they 'hit his significant other’, sparking stampede which injured seven people

Originally Posted by Daily Mail
A man threatened another person with a BB gun after they 'hit his significant other' during an LGBTQ pride parade Washington DC on Saturday, setting off a panic in which several people were injured.

Aftabjit Singh, 38, was arrested on weapons possession and disorderly conduct charges after Saturday evening’s incident in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C., where thousands of people packed the streets to celebrate in the city’s annual pride parade.

Although no gunshots were fired, hundreds of people ran from the area, knocking down metal police barricades and running into stores, fearing that a gunman had opened fire on the crowd of revelers...
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...red-seven.html
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