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A new addition to your cast of villains? At least it adds diversity.

I don’t see any violation of principles by her observing Kanye is black and suggesting Evans is going after Kanye because, according to her, Evans thinks Kanye isn’t abiding identity politics (ie because he’s black he must think a certain way). You can think she’s totally wrong in saying that’s what Evans is doing, but she’s obviously saying Evans is criticizing Kanye based on his race.

The blue elephant in the room.

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Thank you for proving my point literally one post after I predicted that conservatives would come out with their excuse for why it’s okay to use the race card even though they claim to be against that.

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Mrebo said:

A new addition to your cast of villains? At least it adds diversity.

You want to be added? Just tell him you won’t engage with him anymore.


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Warbler said:

Mrebo said:

A new addition to your cast of villains? At least it adds diversity.

You want to be added? Just tell him you won’t engage with him anymore.

This is pathetic.

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Jeebus said:

Warbler said:

Mrebo said:

A new addition to your cast of villains? At least it adds diversity.

You want to be added? Just tell him you won’t engage with him anymore.

This is pathetic.

Why is it pathetic? It is the truth.


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Warbler said:

Jeebus said:

Warbler said:

Mrebo said:

A new addition to your cast of villains? At least it adds diversity.

You want to be added? Just tell him you won’t engage with him anymore.

This is pathetic.

Why is it pathetic? It is the truth.

because it is unnecessary.

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Gee I can just imagine how hard it is for him that you don’t want to talk to him.

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Stop.

Politics, or leave.

Thanks.

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moviefreakedmind said:

Thank you for proving my point literally one post after I predicted that conservatives would come out with their excuse for why it’s okay to use the race card even though they claim to be against that.

What I said is that she isn’t using the race card, that you’re misunderstanding/ mischaracterizing what she said.

The blue elephant in the room.

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Okay, so, when someone criticizes somebody and makes no mention of or reference to race and then some asshole responds to that criticism by ignoring the actual criticism and only complaining about how “You’re racist!!!1!!!” How is that not the race card? Hypocrite. Hypocrite. Hypocrite. Hypocrite.

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I don’t even care. I wish Kanye West would jump into a bottomless pit of obscurity, and so I purpose to not pay attention to him or those who openly defend him.

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chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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Oh, I hate him too. I didn’t bring the story up because of him, I brought it up to demonstrate the rightwing’s hypocrisy on both their claim to not care about celebrities and their phony opposition to identity politics.

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What’s the big deal about him anyway? Based solely on what I saw on SNL the other night, he seems mediocre as a rapper. I’ve seen better stuff from Vanilla Ice. 😛

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I don’t know. I don’t see the appeal.

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And Trumpy now has the power to text your phone whether you want it or not. That’s going to come in real handy when WWIII starts. Sleep tight! 😉

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SilverWook said:

And Trumpy now has the power to text your phone whether you want it or not. That’s going to come in real handy when WWIII starts. Sleep tight! 😉

Honestly, I’m a little disturbed that I can have my phone on silent while I’m at work, and a presidential alert doesn’t make a sound, just has a little silent push notification. Feel like a presidential alert should cut through all those types of settings, no?

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My phone made the old emergency alert noise that TVs make, and it startled the hell out of me.

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I had all of the Emergency Alerts on my phone disabled except “Show Extreme Threats”. Severe Threats, Amber Alerts, and Public Safety Alerts are all unchecked, and yet this stupid test message got through.

Jokes about Trump being an “extreme threat to life and property” aside, I’m annoyed that this message couldn’t be prevented.

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chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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You can’t disable Presidential alerts on cell phones. In fact, I’m pretty sure they’re the only ones you can’t disable.

JEDIT: Huh. Apparently I’d set my emergency alert tone to silent at some point in the past and that’s why I didn’t hear anything. Honestly thought that you couldn’t do that.

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I wasn’t expecting the old EBS tone. Not the childhood flashback I wanted. The newer EBS tests sound like an old data modem.

Let’s hope we don’t get any false alarms.

We should start a betting pool as to when it’s hacked and whether the message will be about The Purge. 😉

And seriously? Presidential Alert? The ego of this guy…

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chyron8472 said:

I had all of the Emergency Alerts on my phone disabled except “Show Extreme Threats”. Severe Threats, Amber Alerts, and Public Safety Alerts are all unchecked, and yet this stupid test message got through.

Jokes about Trump being an “extreme threat to life and property” aside, I’m annoyed that this message couldn’t be prevented.

I guess you should have disabled “Extreme Threats”.


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ChainsawAsh said:

You can’t disable Presidential alerts on cell phones. In fact, I’m pretty sure they’re the only ones you can’t disable.

Hmmm, I have to say I don’t like that.


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If we start getting non-defeatable political propaganda messages forcibly coming through our phones, then we’ll know we really are living in a dictatorship.

Any bets on how long before that starts happening?

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SilverWook said:

What’s the big deal about him anyway? Based solely on what I saw on SNL the other night, he seems mediocre as a rapper. I’ve seen better stuff from Vanilla Ice. 😛

Attention whores invariably get what they’re seeking.

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hairy_hen said:

If we start getting non-defeatable political propaganda messages forcibly coming through our phones, then we’ll know we really are living in a dictatorship.

Any bets on how long before that starts happening?

I was joking with someone about Trump using the emergency messages to send his tweets to everyone.

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