Texas Nonprofit Hires Biden Transition Official - Then Lands Half-Billion Dollar Contract To Manage Border Crisis by StrategicTactic in politics

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I know of a couple who run a non-profit housing company. They use non-profit status to get grants to buy real estate that they agree to rent as government subsidized housing. After they pay for maintenance and insurance, they pay themselves the balance of income so the company has net zero profit at the end of the year.

Why is Communism STILL Debated? by scrubking in politics

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I know we're talking about communism, but socialism is necessary for healthy small communities, but does not work when scaled up in size. Communism doesn't always work, even in small communities, due to centralized absolute power.

Why is Communism STILL Debated? by scrubking in politics

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They have been a Saiditor for 2 days. They are either used to shouting their opinions elsewhere or they are here to get people riled up. I think it's the latter. They started by grouping and attacking everyone on this site just to pick a fight.

Reminder: At 1:48AM with 99% of all votes in, President Trump had a 117,000 vote lead, or, 3%. The US is not a 'Democratic Republic' it is a authoritarian uni-party run joke, and the 'citizens' are tax cattle. by Orangutan in politics

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I would consider the raising of the voting age, but as long as 18 year-olds can serve in the military, 18 year-olds should have the same rights and privileges as everyone older, including consuming alcohol.

Reminder: At 1:48AM with 99% of all votes in, President Trump had a 117,000 vote lead, or, 3%. The US is not a 'Democratic Republic' it is a authoritarian uni-party run joke, and the 'citizens' are tax cattle. by Orangutan in politics

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Traditional standards meant voter verification. This was removed in the 4 key states that swung the election for Biden.

Accidental discharge? Bullshit by awawa in politics

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When you've seen video after video of cop killers during traffic stops, you understand there is a different dynamic going on in the minds of police officers. A lot of times, it's very low key until the killer pulls out his gun. There was a recent one in New Mexico. If you're observant, you'll see police officers constantly looking at the hands of everyone around them, even while off duty.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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Ah. It's the psychological trick of getting people to talk about themselves.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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I moved in to a neighborhood like that. They eventually got used to me, or got tired of trying to persuade me to do things their way. I even had my next door neighbor, while I was out of town, pull an equipment trailer, loaded with an old Vega, back onto his farm. He didn't like the view from his bedroom window to where it sat behind my garage. It was then destroyed by some teenagers from the adjacent neighborhood. The only reason I didn't get the Sheriff involved was because he was my Aunt's brother-in-law and because he paid for both the car and the trailer.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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That's some great advice.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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I wouldn't think that was possible, but I went to school with a transplant from SoCal and he said it was a real thing in certain neighborhoods.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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It shows how some people are such control freaks in cases like that. I understand if they are upset over sounds or smells, but views hurt no one. Good luck to you.

Have you watched any weird internet videos that made you ask "why did they make this"? by Zapped in AskSaidIt

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I don't think I've ever seen those. What did I miss?

Accidental discharge? Bullshit by awawa in politics

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Accidental discharge doesn't mean the officer is not at fault here.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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What kind of feud?

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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I'm jealous. Maybe this fall for me.

Have you watched any weird internet videos that made you ask "why did they make this"? by Zapped in AskSaidIt

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Yes. I think most of them are art projects, even though some try to fool the public as real, like the grave digger video. I've heard of some videos that won't come up in the search feature that you have to enter the YT address directly to watch.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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I'm interested in your murphy bed project. I've been thinking about one in our spare bedroom/home office/game room.

What have you done recently? by antares in SaidIt

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I have been in a couple of fantasy baseball leagues since the late 1980's. About half of us are original members. This weekend we held both auctions/drafts; NL Saturday and AL Sunday. For me, it's a painful process from gathering data and stats heading in, and then sitting for 6 hours each day trying to get the players I want. Even though I'm so tired right now, I have fun getting together once a year so we can make fun of each other and tell our stories of what we've done over the past year. What about you?

A routine traffic stop by trident765 in nonmorons

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I'd like to know how things got started. That siren usually means that he didn't pull over when the officer turned on his blue lights.

Glitterbomb Trap Catches Phone Scammer (who gets arrested) - This is great lol! by Enza in whatever

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They got an innocent guy first, though. I wonder how much he was compensated.

Common Core by Tarrock in politics

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It's easy if your brain is wired that way. It's no better or worse than trying to get kids whose brains are wired this way to learn by memorization. People are not clones of each other and should be taught to learn in a way that's best for them as the individual. It's hard to do when you have 30 or so children to teach at the same time. Too many parents pass their children off to the schools for everything. Most of the better students have parents who help them with homework (see: spend time with your kids).

In the movie No Country for Old Men the only person who Evil stood down to was the obese secretary that told him to fuck off. by x0x7 in videos

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I don't think of that character as evil. He respects her resolve because that's what drives him. It's like (spoiler) at the end of the movie when he tracks down the wife/girlfriend even though the husband/boyfriend is long gone and it shouldn't matter. Bardem's character lived by order and if he had let her go, he would have failed.

[Interesting Watch] - Criminals Gone Wild 2: Menace II Humanity (Full Documentary) by Enza in whatever

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So it was all acting. I remember a video called "Faces of Death" being passed around when I was a teenager. You could tell a lot of the death scenes were faked. You can real death now online like it's nothing. Back then, it was a big no-no.

New evidence for a '5th force' of nature by Vigte in science

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It was actually a neat, short, but informative segment. You should watch.

Scientists connect human brain to computer wirelessly for first time ever by Panzerfaust in technology

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Who saw the Jeff Bezos Mech photo? I can see that technology working with this technology in allowing paralyzed people to get around.

Common Core by Tarrock in politics

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Good summary. Common core is not only about getting the correct answer, it's also about learning an abstract way of thinking. From what I've seen, it tries to teach the kids to use patterns and grouping to solve problems, more of the way higher IQ individuals think. Like you brought up, everyone is different in the way their brain assembles and processes information.

Flow and Pressure in Pipes Explained - Practical Engineering by magnora7 in videos

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Sweet. Next is drywall and wood trim and then on to electrical. I hope you learned faster than me that the Teflon tape is to reduce friction on the threads so you can tighten the threaded connectors more deeply, and doesn't act as a sealer by itself.

I put a small, under-sink RO system in a few months ago and I wish I had done it sooner.

Frontier head gasket update by Zapped in cars

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Got this far last Sunday evening. It's on hold for another week while I have other stuff to do. I had to unbolt (see: shear off bolts) downstream exhaust to slide the catalytic converter back enough to reach the last two exhaust manifold bolts. Now that it's out, I am thinking about trying to install the exhaust manifolds on the heads and then put the heads on the block. The cat-to-manifold nuts/bolts are easy to get to.

Mazzy Star - Fade Into You (Official Music Video) by Dinosaurysus in MusicVideos

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This song puts me to sleep every time I hear it. I can not listen to it while driving for that reason. Soooo relaxing.

This Will End Well: United Airlines Says 50% of the Next 5,000 Pilots They Train Will be Black Women or People of Color by scrubking in politics

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I knew old-timers in the aviation field that would walk off a commercial airliner if they found out the pilot was a woman.

Apparently, no one is watching the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the murder of George Floyd. Otherwise, the media couldn’t get away with their spectacular lying to the public about how the prosecution is killing it. It’s quite the opposite. by Chipit in OpinionPieces

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I was surprised at what some of the prosecution brought out early in the trial. It seemed to help Chauvin's case, like the videos of him politely talking to members of the crowd and explaining what he was doing and why he was doing it. It doesn't make him not responsible, but it makes him human and the videos of Floyd flipping out and high as a kite make him look less human. During cross-examination, some of the prosecution witnesses agreed with statements the defense lawyer made.

Google's self-learning AI AlphaZero masters chess in 4 hours - Beating previous best chess engine StockFish in 100-match tournament by magnora7 in videos

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This reminds me of AlphaGo, a computer program that plays the Go board game. It lost to the world champion but learned to counter his strategy the next game. It seems like the learning curve even surprised the programmers.

Flow and Pressure in Pipes Explained - Practical Engineering by magnora7 in videos

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"Someone" learned a lot from busted water pipes.

Yo, the front page is full of spam, where’s the morning admins and mods at? by Enza in SaidIt

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You make no sense. Not your forum and you're trying to wreck the site because you don't like the rules? Unless you can give me more information, I have to assume you are trying to not make sense and are paid to be doing this. Your messages are not even cryptic at this point, just purposefully confusing. I like to learn by trading information, but you're not helping your cause unless you're just trying to stir up confusion and drive site traffic away.

Yo, the front page is full of spam, where’s the morning admins and mods at? by Enza in SaidIt

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Does anyone remember Stewart from Mad TV back in the 90's? This kind of trolling reminds me of that, bless his heart.

Yo, the front page is full of spam, where’s the morning admins and mods at? by Enza in SaidIt

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You can solve this with just one click of your computer's power switch.

How to Breed Peppers - Cross Pollinating to Create a New Variety by magnora7 in videos

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That's really cool. I didn't know it was so easy to create hybrids. I wonder how long it took American Indians to create the corn from a few centuries ago.

Instead of antagonizing others, we should share the red pill with as many people as we can regardless of class or race. by HibikiBlack in conspiracy

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Thanks for the explanation.

How to Breed Peppers - Cross Pollinating to Create a New Variety by magnora7 in videos

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I'd like to see him make a video with the first generation plants.

Instead of antagonizing others, we should share the red pill with as many people as we can regardless of class or race. by HibikiBlack in conspiracy

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Why would they still hide their beliefs/religion?

Instead of antagonizing others, we should share the red pill with as many people as we can regardless of class or race. by HibikiBlack in conspiracy

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Interesting theory. I'd read it if you published it.

Instead of antagonizing others, we should share the red pill with as many people as we can regardless of class or race. by HibikiBlack in conspiracy

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You're making his point by this comment. The more information available, the more informed people can be. There is a point of information overload, however, when a person stops accepting more information that could change their mind for the better. Maybe this is what you were trying to say.

J.C. has risen from the banned. by JasonCarswell in GlossedOver

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You should string together some longer posts of your worldly adventures, especially Burning Man. I'd read them.

J.C. has risen from the banned. by JasonCarswell in GlossedOver

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You start another site and I'll help how I can, if only to see if it's viable in the long term. I'm sure M7 would give you pointers. Surely, there are others on here who can provide technical support. I recently met a guy who is part of a small, worldwide team that successfully put together and marketed a video game on multiple platforms. He lives a modest life and I would have no idea other than he mentioned something in conversation and I asked him for more details.

J.C. has risen from the rehab! by JasonCarsell in whatever

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I used to think if we ignored them, they'd go away. If it's not a paid campaign, it's how they get their kicks. It's like thinking of something funny in the middle of a conversation and the person you're talking to gives you that puzzled look when you crack a smile.

I'm thinking something like this skit by Upright Citizens Brigade. NSFW. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9aM_dT5VMI

J.C. has risen from the rehab! by JasonCarsell in whatever

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I had relatives that owned a dairy farm. I sort of got used to the cow manure. We have lots of chickens and pigs in my part of the country, too, and I have never gotten used to that smell.

J.C. has risen from the rehab! by JasonCarsell in whatever

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That's hilarious.

STUDY: 98.2% of Georgia Residents Already Have Voter IDs by NewsJunkie in politics

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Geez. Georgia is necraphobic, too? Someone should tell these guys about Tennessee and their voter ID law. https://nfda.org/convention

J.C. has risen from the rehab! by JasonCarsell in whatever

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So what's your guess on why they up-vote spam to the top of the front page?

While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne, and Dhani Harrison (The Beatles) by JasonCarswell in Covers

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If you find yourself far out in the countryside on a moonless and cloudless night, if you're lucky enough, you can see Prince's guitar shooting across the sky on its orbital path around the Earth.

What’s He Hiding? Georgia’s Secretary of State Raffensperger Petitions Court – Prefers State Not be Forced to Hand Over Ballots for Audit by MarcoPolo in politics

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Because it's one step closer to a voter audit.

J.C. has risen from the banned. by JasonCarswell in GlossedOver

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Welcome back, fucker.

Mike Huckabee decides to ‘identify as Chinese’ in sarcastic tweet, gets ripped online by Nemacolin in news

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Mike Huckabee set up a wedding registry when he left the Arkansas Governor's mansion in 2007 even though he was married in 1974. This was to get around the anti-bribery laws so he could receive "gifts"; mainly furniture for his house.

I find it odd that Asian hate crimes is the fight his opponents choose to bring up after this tweet. It seems like they're dodging the real meaning of this statement. Misdirection.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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And there are only 4 Saidit'ers in the picture. One of them is a sock puppet.

The Problem With Weak Libertarians by Drewski in Libertarian

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I think you should have labeled your video "The Problem With Weak Libertarian Politicians". I think Libertarians, by nature, are live and let live and don't make a lot of noise about things they don't like, except maybe politics.

dailywebthing daily pointers by Panzerfaust in Internet

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Those fonts look like the ones the LXXXVIII ironleft guy/team uses.

[ 𝑃𝑖𝑒𝑐𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑃𝑢𝑧𝑧𝑙𝑒 ] What /u/loki88 Had Replied to /u/magnora7 When Latter Revealed to Him that Banning s/ironleft from /all Wasn’t Really about Supposed ‘Mass Censorship’ After All by LOTUS_88 in whatever

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I wouldn't say I'd miss it, but it is old hat at this point. If they were behind the faked(?) PM's, then that is something new. I guess they get some sort of buzz by doing this and once it wears off, I hope they won't let the game of it control their actions in to keeping up the dog and pony show.

𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝙸𝚛𝚘𝚗 𝙻𝙴𝙵𝚃’s 𝕻𝖔𝖘𝖙𝖘 𝖙𝖔 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝕱𝖗𝖔𝖓𝖙 #16: “/u/magnora7’s Cunning Plan” by LOTUS_88 in whatever

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So you're saying you let others control what you do or don't do? Ironleft.com domain is available.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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I see your point and agree, but if most people believed Earth was flat, then round-Earthers would be extremists, right?

His name was J a s o n C a r s w e l l.. He was cast into the desert for 7 days and nights.. by Enza in whatever

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Thank you for the other comment upstream, explaining it better. I didn't know of those other working parts to this story. So do you think he was part of the troll group or that he was the troll(s)? Looking back from now, what do you think was the purpose?

His name was J a s o n C a r s w e l l.. He was cast into the desert for 7 days and nights.. by Enza in whatever

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I'm with you on this idea of picking off the real accounts.

His name was J a s o n C a r s w e l l.. He was cast into the desert for 7 days and nights.. by Enza in whatever

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So why is banning the Muskrat account helping? If that is a troll account, even playing a straight account, they'll keep up with the "game" with other accounts, and if they've carried it this far, surely there are other regular user accounts here under their control. I am not well educated on IP's and such (so I don't know but I guess there is a way to fool readings on your end), but why would they jeopardize the AmericanMuskrat account in this way? Why would they slip up so easily by using the same image host (and I'm not sure how that's proof even if it seems suspicious)? Looking in, it seems to me that this is one of the troll set-ups. All this confusion on my end is maybe part of the game, though.

On another note, I usually look at comment posting times and some of the regular accounts on here have strange and even staggered active hours. AmericanMuskrat fell into this pattern. I figured he had a night-time security job (or another situation keeping him up at night) and had lots of time to play on his phone. If you want to put some time into it, you may want to to look at some of the comment interactions that different accounts are having with each other in relation to the time of day/night. If they are posting within minutes of each other at times all over the clock, I think that is suspicious. Suspicion is not proof, though.

The troll accounts are definitely using misdirection, pretending to be extremist or "not a native speaker" at times. Maybe there are multiple people taking turns using the same account. Again, I think they are using normie accounts, too. I have entertained the thought that an admin is in on this ruse.

Just some of my thoughts looking in. I don't know if it helps or muddies the water more.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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Along those lines, yes. I'm not saying that belief is extreme in any violent way, but it is far beyond what most people believe.

/u/AmericanMuskrat EXPOSED as a PEDOPHILE! by leeks2 in SaidIt

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Expect more of it. They're getting desperate.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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Yeah, I've seen you say some things center/right of center that surprised me. I haven't watched the full M7 propaganda video, so I can't speak of the left/right versions. People and groups sometimes cherry-pick what they want in a previous movement or campaign to align with their current opinions. Sometimes people put themselves in a box.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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Do you know something and are trying to be coy about it?

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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You don't think M7's views on things like the Rothschilds is a bit extreme?

George Floyd GF Says State Witness Is Their Dealer, Witness Then Refuses To Testify In Chauvin Trial by Tarrock in politics

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I guess he saw his opportunity and is milking it for all he can while he can.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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You can search YT for Magnora7 and see his channel with 2 videos. I can't find the video where he was a guest. I only remember it was 2 guys doing the interview.

edit: Tin Foil Hat with Sam Tripoli. Episodes #60 & 119.

Woke MLB to Move All Star Game and Draft From Atlanta to Punish Georgia Over Voting Integrity Law by scrubking in politics

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The only reason I can think that they'd go against their fans would be that they're scared of losing endorsements from cancel culture. I'll be writing the Commissioner's office as well as all 30 teams.

George Floyd GF Says State Witness Is Their Dealer, Witness Then Refuses To Testify In Chauvin Trial by Tarrock in politics

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He makes around $60,000.00 per month on YouTube.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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Yes. You haven't seen the youtube videos of him as a guest caller on different shows? He even posted on here a while back that those videos were removed from searches.

Nissan Sentra | Too Little, Too Late? by Zednix in cars

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I had a 1992 240sx MT years ago and that was a fun car to drive.

On Tuesday night, NBC News anchor Lester Holt received the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award from Washington State University. He used the opportunity to proclaim that journalists no longer need to be fair in their coverage of the issues. by Chipit in media_criticism

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Well, I think you have reporters and then you have journalists. Think of the word journal. It's where one writes their thoughts, ideas, and feelings. The nightly news should not be a place where the talking head tells you what and how to think.

Nissan Sentra | Too Little, Too Late? by Zednix in cars

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Cool video and series. I personally would not buy a Nissan made in the last 5 years.

𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝙸𝚛𝚘𝚗 𝙻𝙴𝙵𝚃’s 𝕻𝖔𝖘𝖙𝖘 𝖙𝖔 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝕱𝖗𝖔𝖓𝖙 #15: “So… how LEFT is the Iron LEFT?” by --Area88-- in whatever

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Oh, so this is performance art? I do like art, but not this. I didn't like Tony Clifton, either. Hey, so this is like pro wrestling. You play a bad guy and then another user plays the good guy and then after a year or so you switch places to keep it entertaining. Alright, carry on.

A picture taken at the first Saidit conference by LarrySwinger2 in funny

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Is that u/JasonCarswell looking in the bottom left corner of the window?

Can any one explain the never ending anti-American sentiment I read online? by PencilPusher55 in AskSaidIt

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You guys get DM's? I only got 2: One from the LXVIII troll and one from an unknown alt asking me to post anti-censorship spam until I hopefully got banned. Maybe I should start posting cat pictures.

AOC Calls Biden Critics "Bad Faith Actors" To Shield Establishment. So now it's conveniently offensive to even criticize the president... funny how this is coming from the same side that made a career out of criticizing the president. by Chipit in politics

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Good questions. It would seem to me that she has a filtered view on the world, heart in the right place but not understanding how the real world works, but then she funneled campaign money to her boyfriend, which would indicate that she is corrupt.

Report: 80% of Women /Girls From Mexico To US, Raped Along The Way (8:55) ~ Ben Swann by JasonCarswell in politics

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From what I heard from illegals here 10 years ago, unaccompanied females aged 15-20 are usually raped along the way, either by the coyotes or by fellow immigrants. It was sad to see how some of them were permanently damaged.

"15 years ago, I co-led a team trying to give 100% free Internet access to all of San Francisco starting with the poorest neighborhoods first. The network would be anonymous, with no ads, no cookies, etc. Approximately a $20-25 million gift. The result? We were chased out of town." by Panzerfaust in Internet

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My bet is that the internet providers in that area lobbied to shut it down. However, it seems that Google was involved in this and we all know that anything free from Google is not really free.

What have I gotten myself into? by Zapped in cars

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Yeah, with the price of used cars right now, I find repair can be cheaper than getting something newer. It hasn't always been that way, though. Plus, you don't always know what the newer car has been through or if the previous owner did the routine maintenance.

What have I gotten myself into? by Zapped in cars

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https://imgur.com/a/jGJwPRg

I got the driver's side head off the block without having to take the catalytic converter out. It looks like coolant was blowing out the two end exhaust ports. I'll check the head for square and decide where to go from there. It also looks like the previous owner knew it was leaking and used some sealer that has gummed up some of the coolant holes.

What have I gotten myself into? by Zapped in cars

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I'll save about $1500. I'm trying to only use free time on this project so I can justify not paying a shop to do this. Projects like this are fun to me and very satisfying as long as they don't drag out due to me getting distracted.

What have I gotten myself into? by Zapped in cars

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So the timing assembly was a breeze. I've found that I have to take the exhaust manifolds off to get to the heads. To get the exhaust manifolds off, I have to take off the catalytic converters. The nuts and bolts on the rear flange of the cats are rusted solid. I'll be buying parts once I have a list of what I break or have to cut apart.

Why is Allstate telling me that I am not a safe driver if I exceed a speed of 50 miles/hr? by rickshawric in AskSaidIt

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I met an underground utilities locator who had his work truck taken away and was put in a sub-compact car because the GPS unit on his truck slowed down too fast, twice in a month. The company's thought is that he was distracted and had to break hard.

My experiences with foxes by bobbobbybob in EverythingFoxes

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My first experience with foxes was being woken at 2am to what sounded like a woman being murdered in my yard. I knew it had to be an animal and I found it through internet searches. Another time I was watching television around 8pm and thought I heard the neighbor across the road arguing in her yard with someone. I followed the sound to my backyard and found about a dozen foxes having a get-together. One was about 15 feet up a tree. They ignored me for about 5 minutes and then they all left in different directions. We'll often hear kits in the Spring and barking from wandering foxes throughout the summer, usually around dusk. It's mainly Gray Foxes but we do have Red Foxes, too. If you see a Red Fox around here during the day, there's a fair chance it has rabies.

Report: 80% of Women /Girls From Mexico To US, Raped Along The Way (8:55) ~ Ben Swann by JasonCarswell in politics

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WTF, dude?

Anonymity Networks: Lokinet by Panzerfaust in privacy

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Will Loki_88 create a new alt called Oxen_88?

this is my experience of Saidit these days. by bobbobbybob in SaidIt

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Unwanted voices or disruptive voices? Do you agree that this person or group is being disruptive now, no matter where it began? Why would they spend so much time and energy to take over the site? I believe a sane person would not act this way unless there is a job to do. So, in my opinion, it's either someone with mental or emotional issues or it's a paid job. I like to hear a broad spectrum opinions and views, too, but I don't like to see users here be intimidated or bullied like this person or group has been doing.

Georgia governor signs sweeping election regulations into law. There are even restrictions on snacks. by format in news

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I know you have your opinions based on helping others, as do most people. I shouldn't have gotten snippy. I guess I did feel personally attacked since voter fraud is a very personal attack and it seems that you are taking it lightly. It's like if your neighbors watched your house get robbed and told you that it's ok because the rest of them didn't get robbed.

Who gives the water out? Are they party line motivated? What voter demographic areas do they target? Republican groups are barred from doing this just like Democrat groups just like any other group. Where does it stop? Do we allow "advisors" to accompany voters into the booth? How can you say it's not voter influence within the restricted zone? Why can't they have a water station on the way to the polls outside this buffer zone if it's so innocent? There is no law prohibiting water to be handed out outside of the buffer zone. Inside the buffer zone, it is considered a "gift" and a felony to both the receiver and giver, just like anything else handed out. Election workers are allowed to set up self-serve water stations and the ones I've met are very civic minded and would do this if they felt the need. Do you see why I'm skeptical of the Democrat response? It's like my state: the Democrats gerrymandered to gain seats years ago. When the state flipped giving Republicans the advantage, they used their power to gerrymander in their favor. Then, the Democrats sued and made the Republican legislature redraw the districts. "Do as I say, not as I do". They're doing the same with voting laws in that it benefits their party by allowing easier access for invalid voters; either illegal voters or straight up fraud.

This article says that polling locations are based on population. Maybe you can educate me on how this is not fair. https://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/politics/how-voting-precincts-are-decided-and-how-to-find-your-polling-place/ I don't feel like I have to even talk about the weeks of early voting before Election Day and absentee ballots for those with circumstances that keep them from in-person voting. This new law actually expands early voting except for run-off elections and retains the no-excuse absentee voting. There are drop boxes at each early voting place in this law. At least two Sunday voting days including the regular M-F and Sunday voting is left to the discretion of the local precinct for early voting.

We seem to agree that there is undeniable voter fraud and illegal voting. What is your level of significant voter fraud? 10? 100? 1000? 10,000? 100,000? Why would you not want to make it more secure, even if it's "less than significant"? I can cite plenty of lists of vote "irregularities" in this last election, but we both know that these were not followed up past basic recounts. No recounts that happened allowed for verifying voter validity, only the vote. If no fraud happened, then why not show the believers and rub in their face, if not for public confidence? Also, the voting laws in more than the 4 key states were changed by other than the state legislatures as prescribed in the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Supreme court refused to hear the case, not because it didn't happen, but because Texas has no legal standing on what happens in other states.

Article. 1. Section. 4. The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.

The voter fraud numbers are not accurate. I know because mine wasn't reported as fraud. The Board of Elections wrote it off as a mistake even thought the house the fraudster listed that I had moved to had been abandoned for decades. I checked. What do you think would happen if voter fraud turned out to be real and affected a major election? What do you think would happen if voter suppression turned out to be real and affected a major election? Would the Board of Elections speak up and admit to the mistake? Do you see where I'm going with this?

Republicans up to something since they are rushing through voting laws you say? What do you think about the Democrat controlled U.S. Congress and White House rushing this through? https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/house-democrats-push-pass-election-reforms-gop-moves/story?id=76182685

I'm sure we want the same thing: every purposeful, legal vote counted. We have different ideas on how to accomplish that. I see voter fraud as active and you don't. You see voter suppression as active and I don't. Show me where polling places in Democrat areas are being squeezed and I'll back you up on that.

Self-Driving Cars Will Stop For Police, Roll Windows Down, Unlock Doors by Panzerfaust in technology

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His brother was trying to get him into a drug treatment program. His family said he was bipolar and in a manic state during the time of his death, and they believe it was an accident. I think anything's possible when it comes to the CIA, but I don't see much evidence here (nor does my gut tell me so).