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This is why you should never give your driver's license or actual personal info to any social media company.
Things will get worse in Russia before they get better. That's a fact everyone has accepted. Russia has a lot of internal problems, which of course the nationalist partisans blame on foreign bogeymen, especially 'the West'. Putin played on that when he consolidated his power. Whether he's killed or exiled or slips on a banana, there will still be a lot of Russians like Prigozhin who actually believe that Ukraine is now their equivalent to South Korea.
"This makes as much sense as most of what you post even though you were trying to be funny."
I was being deliberately absurd, in line with this whole situation. The driver is obviously bonkers. I wouldn't be surprised if he tried to use that as a defense in court.
"All this using of the strawman of hysterical"
So you're defending TruthHurts' comments in this thread as being rational? Surely you can't be serious.
Bartimus: "All protesters are criminals, if I don't agree with the protest."
Full stop, you have a lot more in common with the "all BLM protesters were there to undermine law and order" crowd than you'd like to admit.
Seriously, you don't believe there were ANY people who got caught up in the events of Jan 6 without any prior planning? And there was not a single non-violent protester there that day, in addition to the violent ones?
" certain other posters of the rightwing persuasion have stated those exact words on this site."
Really? Are you sure they were referring to people like Rhodes?
Seems like Redial is doing the same type of snark that some right wingers did about the BLM demonstrations, e.g. sarcastically calling them peaceful protesters even when there were obviously violent rioters involved.
"What's yer point?"
This whole situation is very surreal and absurd. As are a number of comments in this thread.
"only a state filled with racists,"
You guys haven't learned a thing from overplaying this card, apparently. Sometimes partisanship is just a partisan ship.
Just because Republicans are acting dumb doesn't mean you have to constantly try to outdumb them.
"please explain what you know about curricula that is not understood here."
Typically, different curriculums for different levels do not have identical material. So if something is in the K-5 library but not the middle school library, does that mean it's "banned" from the middle school library?
Choosing not to include something in a particular curriculum is not the same thing as "banning" it. By that logic, algebra is banned in elementary schools all over the country.
Why does Piglet smell bad?
Because he plays with Pooh.