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#39891 - levchenko (07/05/2013) [-]
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On Sunday night, Edward Snowden asked for political asylum in Russia, and in a matter of hours President Vladimir Putin agreed to grant it.
User avatar #39895 to #39891 - CapnInterwebz (07/05/2013) [-]
I think Putin said something along the lines of "you can stay, just don't be a dick" a few days back as well. Nearly everyone else has been turning Snowden away, though. Leave it to Putin to blaze a trail.
User avatar #39897 to #39895 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
He said if he wanted to stay in Russia, he needs to "stop doing work aimed at harming our American partners", which I'm guessing was his way of saying "stop flowing the classified shit out and we won't hand you over".

Of course, this is Putin we're talking about.

tfw no one makes discussions on your news posts
#39911 to #39897 - CapnInterwebz (07/05/2013) [-]
All my hard work... for naught.
#39906 to #39890 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Feminazis trying to change what words I can use.

I'll join you.
User avatar #40046 to #39906 - oxan (07/06/2013) [-]
I didn't get a sense that the words are banned, rather they've just been modified in official documents.
User avatar #40047 to #40046 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/06/2013) [-]
I don't see why it matters so much you must change the words.
User avatar #40050 to #40047 - oxan (07/06/2013) [-]
It's just making things gender neutral. I'm sure that you can still use gender specific words, like Freshman, without being tasered.
User avatar #40098 to #40050 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/06/2013) [-]
Well those words are words are not meant to be sexist but rather traditional.

Man was a word for humanity back in the day.
User avatar #40101 to #40098 - oxan (07/06/2013) [-]
Traditional, yes, but still, technically, gender specific.
User avatar #40155 to #40101 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/06/2013) [-]
Not really. A journeyman only describes your skill not your gender.
User avatar #40283 to #40155 - oxan (07/07/2013) [-]
Actually, just had a thought.

The suffix of 'woman' is already 'man'. Hell, I don't even know anymore, and I can't really be bothered to study the etymology of the words 'man' and 'woman'.
User avatar #40282 to #40155 - oxan (07/07/2013) [-]
But it's still 'journyman.'

I'm not saying I'm in favour of it - in fact, I'm neutral on this issue - but I can see their reasoning,
User avatar #39898 to #39890 - oxan (07/05/2013) [-]
Eh, for official documents, I don't think there's any harm in replacing, say, 'Chairman' with 'Chairperson'. But that isn't to say we ban the word Chairman. If the Chairperson is a man, call him Chairman, if they're a woman, call them Chairwoman, for example.

Anything more than mere formalities in documents is stupid.
User avatar #39900 to #39898 - oxan (07/05/2013) [-]
Honestly, I think the worst thing to come from this is a bunch of phrases that sound shit and don't roll off the tongue easily.
#39896 to #39890 - pebar (07/05/2013) [-]
The word "man" is present in the word woman
The word "man" is present in the word woman
User avatar #40048 to #39896 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/06/2013) [-]
User avatar #39892 to #39890 - CapnInterwebz (07/05/2013) [-]
Once again I am disappointed in my state. If anyone is genuinely offended by the indiscriminate use of words involving "man" then those people are at fault, not the english language.

Dayum shame.
User avatar #39899 to #39892 - oxan (07/05/2013) [-]
When it really matters people generally substitute the 'man' suffix with 'woman' anyway.
User avatar #39893 to #39892 - teoberry (07/05/2013) [-]
The worst is 'penmanship'. The comments are pretty funny for Yahoo tho.
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#39884 to #39878 - byposted (07/05/2013) [-]
Just came back from an "amateur" fireworks display at a public park in Chicago which I was invited to. Shit was cash. One of those fireworks didn't launch correctly and almost hit somebody during the grand finale, which was about the best thing I've ever seen.

No niggers or Jews complaining about "muh city ordinances." Pebar, you should be ashamed of yourself. The CPD was too outstretched to crack down on freedom this year, fortunately. People like you LOST.
User avatar #39889 to #39884 - pebar (07/05/2013) [-]
CPD can't get anything done right...
User avatar #39845 - eight (07/05/2013) [-]
Not celebrating 4th of july this year. Don't feel patriotic, I don't even feel like I live in the US anymore. It is now foreign to me.

And judging by the sounds outside, mostly everyone agrees. There is a pop every now and again, but maybe 3-4 out of 200 homes around me have serious fireworks.
User avatar #39868 to #39845 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
I just got back from a barbecue that was shooting a major amount of fireworks.

Every year that we've done this, it really wasn't so much to be patriotic but just to shoot fireworks. Lots of fireworks.

How come you don't feel like you "live in the US", if you don't mind me asking?
User avatar #39877 to #39868 - eight (07/05/2013) [-]
This country has become a mess in every way possible. We are more divided than ever. We are suffering economic depression, although to be fair it is worldwide, but it is the cause of so many fiat currencies, one that we endorse and continue to pump into the system.

Our law system grows increasingly weak. Our politicians grow increasingly corrupt. Many of the basic concepts our founding fathers setup have been stomped over. Imagine if they were alive today, I think they would have a heart attack.

I really could rant forever about so many different issues. I think anyone here could.
User avatar #39879 to #39877 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
I don't think I can recall much of a time where the country wasn't in disarray. The division has become more prevalent admittedly, but for the most part we've been going on a back-and-forth deal long since bi-partianship became a thing.

That being said, I have noticed that politicians have become much more bolder and basically careless in their negative actions. Corruption has always been prevalent ever since "lobbying" was a thing, but now it seems like they don't have much of a desire to keep it as hidden.

Historically, the constitution has always been violated constantly, and the cancer at fighting this sort of thing has been the exact cause of the division. As edgy as it sounds, there hasn't really been many qualities with much of anything in regards to the American government, both federal and states that wouldn't leave me with a sour feeling.
#39875 to #39868 - byposted (07/05/2013) [-]
Lots of government, but no nation. There is literally no reason to call yourself an "American."

I am spending this "holiday" listening to Micheal Savage. Jelly? Great show tonight.
User avatar #39876 to #39875 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
I just don't exactly see why people would be any more depressed now about being an American than years before.
Really, if most people actually read the news, figured out what was going on, and purged themselves of the "Libs vs. Cons fite all day err day" mentality, they'd see there was plenty of shit behind the scenes that anyone could see by reading up more in depth.
There's not much difference between Dems or Repubs if both are building the same problem, but no one seems to truly recognize that.
#39844 - CapnInterwebz (07/05/2013) [-]
"Days after President François Hollande sternly told the United States to stop spying on its allies, the newspaper Le Monde disclosed on Thursday that France has its own large program of data collection, which sweeps up nearly all the data transmissions, including telephone calls, e-mails and social media activity, that come in and out of France."


It might not be on the same scale as the NSA's, but nonetheless they are not innocent.
User avatar #39871 to #39844 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
They don't have the excuse "but da te-rawr-rists" either, not like that was ever valid.

Honestly, it's probably so easy to perform a data sweep with how people are reliant on the Internet, I wouldn't be surprised if more reports like this show up for other nations.
User avatar #39873 to #39871 - CapnInterwebz (07/05/2013) [-]
I would be surprised if other nations didn't have this kind of thing going on. What good is an intelligence agency that doesn't gather intelligence?

Not like I approve of the idea that everything I do is being cataloged by the government, but I wouldn't expect anything less at this point.
User avatar #39874 to #39873 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
Exactly. It might be harder for other nations that might not be as dug deep as the US' NSA to get a data sweep as sophisticated and large-scale, but in the digital age, you can be damn sure everyone's trying.
User avatar #39872 to #39833 - akkere (07/05/2013) [-]
All I'm reading is "We just gave the TSA an excuse to make more touchy feely searches"
User avatar #39842 to #39833 - pebar (07/05/2013) [-]
the gun is doing what it was designed to do
#39841 to #39833 - pebar (07/04/2013) [-]
>He uploaded the plans for his .308 caliber Liberator pistol onto the site on May 5.
>.308 caliber

.308 win =/= .380 ACP
User avatar #39843 to #39841 - Shiny (07/05/2013) [-]
Either that's a typo, or they've made one hell of a modification to the design.
User avatar #39838 to #39833 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
Question. How did he get past security with a nail, ammo, and a gun?

I smell a false flag.. You can get the gun past but not the ammo, and the nail for the firing pin. Those would show up. Unless they were completely lazy security guards at the event.
#39785 - anonymous (07/04/2013) [-]
How does politics feel about environmental protection?
User avatar #39830 to #39785 - pebar (07/04/2013) [-]
Efforts to protect the environment should be done during economic boom when companies can handle the expense, because that's what efforts to protect the environment are: an expense.
The planet can wait until people get everything back together.
User avatar #39869 to #39830 - oxan (07/05/2013) [-]
>The planet can wait until people get everything back together.

But that's the thing, pebar: it can't.
#40138 to #39869 - anonymous (07/06/2013) [-]
The planet is stronger than people give it credit for.
User avatar #40284 to #40138 - oxan (07/07/2013) [-]
And the damage being done is more than we'd like to think.
#39744 - pebar (07/04/2013) [-]
<-- Thanks Obama

democrats are more likely to hate America than republicans
#39694 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
No black people in England to come over as free men only the slave from Africa,
Asians were nonexistent in Europe,
Hispanics didn't exist yet,
Jews were welcome in Pennsylvania one of the most religious friendly states,
same rules for Muslims,
gay people and women were treated the same everywhere,
the French were able to come over to America in the colonies and they were England's most hated enemy, so Polish and Italians (Like Columbus) would have been allowed.
They never started the New England colonies to be separate from England, it set up as a colony to harvest raw materials for the home country. And we didn't preach equality, just that men should be free and have representation for issues that effected us and that matters of faith and speech were things all men had to choose for themselves. All men were created equal= God does not favor a king to rule over men over men to rule over themselves.

I know its a joke Seth MacFarlane but please sometimes you just come off as a cunt. Epically when you try to just go on about how much we suck. We suck we get it. We weren't perfect but for a while we did better than any country could have dreamed of when we started out. We respected all faiths (That were in the colonies at the time)

Ahhhh... America.
Happy independence day fj!

(Saw this nearing the front page) think I'll get red thumbed?
User avatar #39716 to #39694 - Shiny (07/04/2013) [-]
I really doubt that he was implying that this was the status quo at the depicted time period.
User avatar #39720 to #39716 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
He was alluding to America being raycis and the founders being "lol dead old white men who owned slaves" Liberals do it all the time to appease their pet minorities.
User avatar #39730 to #39720 - Shiny (07/04/2013) [-]
Even though he's also alluding to how whites were also persecuted in the same way? I loathe Family Guy myself, but that's a bit of a stretch.
User avatar #39743 to #39730 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
I think, at the same time, you are understating what Seth has done. Yes, Family Guy is a comedy show, but Seth has been putting his political ideology (liberalism) into it for years.

Liberals believe in institutionalized racism very heavily. They are the ones who cling to Affirmative Action. The majority of Democratic voters were not White, remember. While there may have been a pun at the end of the quote, do not distance it from Seth's view and that of liberals. Liberals believe America was founded on racism and that everything before the 1960s was a huge KKK rally.

he's also alluding to how whites were also persecuted in the same way?
In order to make a parallel between these "persecuted whites" and Illegal Immigrants, which I talk of below. Overall, this is irrelevant, though.
User avatar #39758 to #39743 - Shiny (07/04/2013) [-]
I totally agree in principle. I just think that undeadwill's interpretation of the scene is just as politically loaded as the original episode.
User avatar #39734 to #39730 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
immigration political bullshit. I came for funny not to be slapped for political views based on revisionist history.
User avatar #39717 to #39716 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
Nope saw the episode. That is what he meant.

He was applying what happened later in America is how it was when they founded it. Its like saying Germany was founded for the holocaust.
User avatar #39724 to #39717 - Shiny (07/04/2013) [-]
I've seen the episode, too. He wasn't in any way implying that.
User avatar #39722 to #39717 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
What was the name of the episode? I love to crack open a beer and watch propaganda like that.
User avatar #39723 to #39722 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
The episode where they explained the founding of the town.
#39714 to #39694 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
I know its a joke Seth MacFarlane
Nah, this is what liberals actually believe. Liberals actually interpret "all men are created equal" with "all these abstract minorities should have privileges." How many Asians, Hispanics and Muslims were there in the colonial period? Better yet, how many Asians, Hispanics, Muslims, Negroes and feral bulldykes does MacFarlane have to deal with on a daily basis in his gated yuppie neighborhood?

If we dropped Seth in the middle of Africa, he would be dismembered and eaten. It is a cultural divide. Poles, kikes, and Italians are much different as Slavs, usurpers, and Southern Europeans respectively to Anglos/Celts. In the end, these people integrated through generations of proving themselves; not any government amnesty.
#39667 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
Happy Birthday, America! You're looking quite dapper despite your 237 years.
Happy Birthday, America! You're looking quite dapper despite your 237 years.
#39695 to #39667 - anonymous (07/04/2013) [-]
actually it's only been 237 years since the signing of the Deceleration of Independence. when we said we are no longer yours, we are our own. Truly America was founded in 1619 so.. America is a little older then that.
User avatar #39749 to #39695 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
The British colonies that evolved into America were first founded then, yeah. But if we were going off of the true age of the current state of the US, we would be 224 years old seeing as the Constitution was ratified in 1789.
#39678 to #39667 - oxan (07/04/2013) [-]
That look of determination while he's driving. Gets me every time.
That look of determination while he's driving. Gets me every time.
User avatar #39626 - infamoustrapper (07/04/2013) [-]
Guys......I have come here today........bringing grave news.

Our friend, and hero, Kolimm.......has been banned at 11:17 eastern time July 4th

But in our hearts, he will live on.

In his memory, I was planning on spamming for 12 straight hours, but then I would share the same fate, and I believe Kolimm wouldn't want that.

So instead, let us just take a moment of silence for our fallen comrade.

Thank you.
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User avatar #39602 - gosea (07/04/2013) [-]
Giving them the speech
I'm doing it!
#39588 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
This is the last straw Obama

inb4 i get dronestriked for being a pro-baby conservorist
User avatar #39589 to #39588 - pebar (07/04/2013) [-]
whatever makes planned parenthood happy
#39579 - feelythefeel (07/04/2013) [-]
I forget, was /politics like this on Canada day? You know, with the "Fuck the Jews", the "Invading other countries" and last but not least, the "March on D.C" talk?
#39595 to #39579 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
Canada, and do not confuse this with my opinion, is an illegitimate nation. Most of its major cities which fuel its economy are near the US border. When us militaristic jew hating rightists dictate military affairs after pulling many soldiers out of crapistan, we will reclaim Canada with the exception of Quebec, which can get some booty of its own.

Do you guys even have a military to provide a defensive effort? You are the Ukraine of North America.
#39629 to #39595 - repostsrepost (07/04/2013) [-]
Thomas Jefferson actually was planning on annexing Canada.
User avatar #39596 to #39595 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
On second thought, I do not see why we should grant the Frenchman a country of their own up there. Quebec is nice clay while the rest of Canada is full of Chinese.
User avatar #39601 to #39596 - teoberry (07/04/2013) [-]
If you every invade, do not give them a country. I hate those dumb fucking pigs and I don't want them to be all smug and shit because they got what they wanted. The only good part of Quebec is the part that's uninhabited.
User avatar #39611 to #39601 - metalmind (07/04/2013) [-]
*ever. Don't call people smug if you can't spell. And good morning pal.
#39603 to #39601 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
That being said, I know close to nothing about the geopolitics of Canada and this is a shame since Canada can be worked with to create a separatist state in the North. I believe we wouldn't so much invade Canada as be almost welcomed there, in a vacuum-of-power scenario. Rightists will never hold power over the whole of the United States, remember, only sections in the North and South.

I see Quebec as a nice area of Canada, made up of former French colonists who have secured their posterity. They're obviously different culturally from the rest of Canada and the United States.
User avatar #39606 to #39603 - byposted (07/04/2013) [-]
They can be an ally, can they not?
User avatar #39638 to #39606 - teoberry (07/04/2013) [-]
I guess. I don't know much about politics there, I just don't like the people.
#39597 to #39596 - feelythefeel (07/04/2013) [-]
Well look who's full of themselves.
User avatar #39551 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
I wonder where to begin. Those were the first words to think of. It was nothing of action but all of perspective. I typed staring down so many people I consider friends and yet in paranoia, I know they hate me, I knew it because of my nature was that of a child who would destroy and make peace in the same breath. Cry and coo with a single exhale. That I would bash and beat down those around me as cruelly and self destructively as possible. Debate was but a game to me. I held no personal connection to my values as I once did so passionately. Now I do not know what drives these words, my will to conquer, my shrewdness to correct, or broken self esteem that lusted for praise or fear for faith, wit, and words. Words that meant nothing come tomorrow, no matter how beautiful.
Sad truth of it is in the same breath that I condemn I extend the hand of friendship for I know in all my cruelty I mean well. I pass it off as a personality, but all it is suffering extending outward. My short time on earth made me cold, dark and bitter.And yet.. So very..
Kind. I act in kindness yet I speak in cruelty. I know pain and to act kind adds to my burden but still I do. Who I am and what I believe are always at ends with each other. They are not contradicting I believe but rather fighting for importance.
I once wrote I am nothing but the pages and the words upon them. So cold and dead lead to the existence of the name Undead Will. I was neither alive nor dead but simply a marker in the rare realm of abstract thought. I lose who I was and with it what I was. I become words. I could be little more than my laptop and still show more love. Reality and sanity are at odds. Sanity causes pain but is also bliss, while reality is neither interesting nor enjoyable but only to allow me to be insane.

I look at how many words I have left. Too many or too few. It scares me to think of the extremes of this. That having said too much and bored or too little and killed my work. It was, Sadly too few
#39640 to #39551 - maddboiy (07/04/2013) [-]
that was beautiful man
User avatar #39641 to #39640 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
You liked it?
User avatar #39644 to #39641 - maddboiy (07/04/2013) [-]
damn right that was awesome
User avatar #39645 to #39644 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
What part did you like the most?
User avatar #39668 to #39645 - oxan (07/04/2013) [-]
Seems like you get stuck here...
User avatar #39673 to #39668 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
User avatar #39676 to #39673 - oxan (07/04/2013) [-]
Uh - nevermind. I dun goof'd.

Shut up, it's 3am ;_;
User avatar #39677 to #39676 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
You dun goof'd
User avatar #39610 to #39551 - akkere (07/04/2013) [-]
This is, by far, the worst Naruto pornographic fanfiction I have ever read in my entire life.
User avatar #39639 to #39610 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
User avatar #39575 to #39573 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
What part?
User avatar #39583 to #39575 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
All of it, really. It's interesting to read through.

I'm going to find a way to relate this to politics
User avatar #39585 to #39583 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
maybe I should muse more
User avatar #39587 to #39585 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
Musing is good for the soul

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#39549 - pebar (07/04/2013) [-]
Since it's independence day, maybe we should celebrate by raiding congress and forcing it to get its shit together.

What's everyone else doing for the 4th besides fireworks?
User avatar #39633 to #39549 - Shiny (07/04/2013) [-]
God, I miss fireworks..... my old neighborhood in the KC metro used to fling M-80s in the sewer for fun. Good times.
User avatar #39618 to #39549 - azumeow (07/04/2013) [-]
Getting droned for looking at this comment and not instantly calling the NSA.
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#39577 to #39549 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
Me? Just being American
Me? Just being American
#39581 to #39577 - anonymous (07/04/2013) [-]
Colbert has liberal douche bag written all over him
User avatar #39584 to #39581 - CapnInterwebz (07/04/2013) [-]
sure, but he's entertaining. Ignore some of his more politically charged jokes and he's a fairly good comedian, in my opinion
User avatar #39552 to #39549 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
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#39533 - fatbenishere (07/04/2013) [-]
So I'm sure You all have heard about me from anon? I will be accepting your declaration of fealty and undying loyalty now. Or I will poop. You don't want that to happen.
#39613 to #39533 - anonymous (07/04/2013) [-]
#39622 to #39613 - fatbenishere (07/04/2013) [-]
AH so we have a pretender. You'll feel the full wrath of fat ben's poop!
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User avatar #39591 to #39533 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
After all these years it was you.
#39535 to #39533 - oxan (07/04/2013) [-]
He's here.
He's here.
#39522 - undeadwill ONLINE (07/04/2013) [-]
Move the fuck over Canada its time for Independence day.

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