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13 days till doomsday.

Rest In Peace Dad, I love you. I know I will see you again someday.


From Job 1:21 the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away;
blessed be the name of the Lord.

It has been a year. I miss you so much Dad. I love you.

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TV’s Frink said:

From what I just read police do not believe it was racially motivated, despite appearances, so I assume it’s being classified as a hate crime based on disability rather than race.

How in the hell can’t it be racially motivated??? This has was 4 black guys beating a white guy shouting “f*** white people”.

Rest In Peace Dad, I love you. I know I will see you again someday.


From Job 1:21 the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away;
blessed be the name of the Lord.

It has been a year. I miss you so much Dad. I love you.

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12 days till doomsday.

Rest In Peace Dad, I love you. I know I will see you again someday.


From Job 1:21 the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away;
blessed be the name of the Lord.

It has been a year. I miss you so much Dad. I love you.

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Jay said:

Jeebus said:

Jeebus said:

Jeebus said:

http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/crime/227116738-story

I hope this is some of that “fake news” that everyone’s always talking about.

Nope, seems to be real.

http://nypost.com/2017/01/04/special-needs-man-tortured-while-attackers-stream-it-on-facebook/

Is this a hate crime?

The first news story I read on this (can’t remember the site) clearly stated in the opening paragraph that the perpetrators were black and the victim was white. I went back to the same site later that day and they’d edited it to remove the races of those involved.

I lean toward the liberal end of the spectrum and I still think this is clearly an anti-white guy crime, especially given the anti-Trump rants of the perpetrators. I don’t know what the legal requirements are for a hate crime, though — do people need to be a member of a minority or protected group in order to be victims of a hate crime, or is only the intent of expressing hate toward a particular group required? I also suspect that if this were 4 white people hammering on a black guy and screaming anti-Obama nonsense, it would be classified as a hate crime and the races of those involved would be displayed prominently in all news stories (except Fox News, maybe).

JEDIT: Frink got in right before I did.

Those rare moments when I find myself in complete agreement with a liberal. Hate is hate, regardless of the origin.

The ROTJ collaborative thread is a wealth of ideas, both on how to edit Return of the Jedi, as well as how to collaborate in an edit.

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Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

From what I just read police do not believe it was racially motivated, despite appearances, so I assume it’s being classified as a hate crime based on disability rather than race.

How in the hell can’t it be racially motivated??? This has was 4 black guys beating a white guy shouting “f*** white people”.

Exactly. I don’t get how it couldn’t be racially motivated, though I’m very sensitive to prejudice against those with disabilities and would find myself condemning those morons no less if that were the motivation instead.

The ROTJ collaborative thread is a wealth of ideas, both on how to edit Return of the Jedi, as well as how to collaborate in an edit.

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ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

12 days till doomsday.

Just curious, what exactly do you expect will happen when Trump is sworn in? “Doomsday” insinuates mass death, anarchy, lawlessness. I’m pretty sure it will be business as usual and everybody will go about their lives.

I expect a crazy bigoted, sexist, bully to take control of our government and our nukes.

Rest In Peace Dad, I love you. I know I will see you again someday.


From Job 1:21 the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away;
blessed be the name of the Lord.

It has been a year. I miss you so much Dad. I love you.

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Warbler said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

12 days till doomsday.

Just curious, what exactly do you expect will happen when Trump is sworn in? “Doomsday” insinuates mass death, anarchy, lawlessness. I’m pretty sure it will be business as usual and everybody will go about their lives.

I expect a crazy bigoted, sexist, bully to take control of our government and our nukes.

Okay. Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited, bully but you’ve been pretty cool with him.

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Jay said:

I don’t know what the legal requirements are for a hate crime, though — do people need to be a member of a minority or protected group in order to be victims of a hate crime, or is only the intent of expressing hate toward a particular group required?

I’ve read up on this in the past, it is the latter.

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Handman said:

Jay said:

I don’t know what the legal requirements are for a hate crime, though — do people need to be a member of a minority or protected group in order to be victims of a hate crime, or is only the intent of expressing hate toward a particular group required?

I’ve read up on this in the past, it is the latter.

I’ll provide my knowledge as a cop, yes, you’re right. It is the latter. But don’t expect “hate crimes” to actually apply accordingly, uniformly, or in a manner that makes sense. I was chastised back in 2006 for filing a case as a hate crime. Apparently, beating a white person while calling them a “cracker”, a “gringo”, and a “honky” isn’t a hate crime if the victim is white and the assailants are Latinos. And I’m speaking as a half white, half Mexican guy. I really honestly hate the idea of “hate crimes”, it purports to punish people of racist motivations, when in fact it does not in many circumstances depending on the race of the assailant. Plus, you have to really prove the actual basis of the attacker as racist, which is much harder than you could imagine in a court of law. Even these highly racist idiots beating a poor mentally deficient white guy while saying extremely racist crap, you watch their trials and see what I am talking about. Therefor, “hate crimes”, should include all crimes since most all crimes are based on hate of some sort, whether it be hate of gender, class, wealth, race, etc. etc. So, “hate crimes” in itself shouldn’t exist unless it includes all crimes.

But excuse me for thinking. I’m just a cop who has spent a decade and half on the streets actually dealing with people, crimes, criminals, victims, etc. etc. What do I know. My experience means nothing.

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ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

12 days till doomsday.

Just curious, what exactly do you expect will happen when Trump is sworn in? “Doomsday” insinuates mass death, anarchy, lawlessness. I’m pretty sure it will be business as usual and everybody will go about their lives.

I expect a crazy bigoted, sexist, bully to take control of our government and our nukes.

Okay. Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited, bully but you’ve been pretty cool with him.

Ignoring Warb’s condemnation of Trump for a second…Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited bully? Really? That’s an accurate assessment of the man and his personality?

The things you pwn end up pwning you.

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Jay said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

12 days till doomsday.

Just curious, what exactly do you expect will happen when Trump is sworn in? “Doomsday” insinuates mass death, anarchy, lawlessness. I’m pretty sure it will be business as usual and everybody will go about their lives.

I expect a crazy bigoted, sexist, bully to take control of our government and our nukes.

Okay. Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited, bully but you’ve been pretty cool with him.

Ignoring Warb’s condemnation of Trump for a second…Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited bully? Really? That’s an accurate assessment of the man and his personality?

From my point of view, yes. Yes, very much.

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ferris209 said:

Jay said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

12 days till doomsday.

Just curious, what exactly do you expect will happen when Trump is sworn in? “Doomsday” insinuates mass death, anarchy, lawlessness. I’m pretty sure it will be business as usual and everybody will go about their lives.

I expect a crazy bigoted, sexist, bully to take control of our government and our nukes.

Okay. Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited, bully but you’ve been pretty cool with him.

Ignoring Warb’s condemnation of Trump for a second…Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited bully? Really? That’s an accurate assessment of the man and his personality?

From my point of view, yes. Yes, very much.

I could go as far as smug and even conceited, but I’d be interested to know what actions of his demonstrate his craziness and hatefulness to you.

The things you pwn end up pwning you.

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“Anakin, Donald Trump is evil!”

“From my point of view Obama is evil!”

“Well then you are lost!”

time damaging my ties

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In a politically correct society he simply does not qualify for hate crime protection … as it seems to be defined anyways. Bad enough he was partially disabled.

“Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.”
― Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays

“When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.”

― Socrates

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Jay said:

ferris209 said:

Jay said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

ferris209 said:

Warbler said:

12 days till doomsday.

Just curious, what exactly do you expect will happen when Trump is sworn in? “Doomsday” insinuates mass death, anarchy, lawlessness. I’m pretty sure it will be business as usual and everybody will go about their lives.

I expect a crazy bigoted, sexist, bully to take control of our government and our nukes.

Okay. Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited, bully but you’ve been pretty cool with him.

Ignoring Warb’s condemnation of Trump for a second…Obama is a crazy, hateful, conceited bully? Really? That’s an accurate assessment of the man and his personality?

From my point of view, yes. Yes, very much.

I could go as far as smug and even conceited, but I’d be interested to know what actions of his demonstrate his craziness and hatefulness to you.

He has been very hateful of cops, from day one. All of his speech and rhetoric is hateful of cops. He is very hateful of conservatives, he’s proven this time and again. I personally think he is crazy just because of his radical allegiance to a failed ideology. Socialism doesn’t work, history has proven has much yet he and his keep wanting it.

Of course, most of this is merely my opinion, which addresses my main point. That being that it is merely an opinion, which some, or even many, may not share. Trump is as much the “apocalypse” as Obama was. It all depends on your philosophy. I felt very threatened under Obama, and the figures seem to confirm my fears since attacks on the Police have increased under him and my health costs have skyrocketed.

I feel far safer under a President Trump than I ever would under Obama. But again, it’s just my opinion based on my experiences and what I’ve seen.

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Jay said:

I could go as far as smug and even conceited, but I’d be interested to know what actions of his demonstrate his craziness and hatefulness to you.

I agree with Jay here. Obama does seem smug, condescending, and arrogant, but he’s certainly not crazy and I can’t imagine who he could be construed as being hateful towards. He’s certainly done a lot of bad or neglectful things during his presidency, but these seem like unfair accusations to me.

Trump on the other hand is pretty much all of the bad things people say about him. While he will unfortunately have the ability to screw all of us over in so many ways (some people much more than others), thankfully his powers are limited.

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Socialism works fine in certain circumstances, it’s Communism that doesn’t work. The two are not synonymous.

I mean I’m no massive Liberal but you really can’t equate Trump and Obama. Trump is literally unhinged and Obama, like him or not, has been pretty sane throughout the past eight years.

What the hell am I doing back in a politics thread…

Keep Circulating the Tapes.

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Trump is also a 70 year old baby.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump

Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn’t know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a…

Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never “mocked” a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him…

“groveling” when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!

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