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Re: Political Violence

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Remember the militias in the 1990s? This isn't anything new.


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 10- 8-18 1:35 PM
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You promise?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10- 8-18 1:37 PM
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Because I also remember climate change from the 90s. So maybe I've got nothing to fear!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10- 8-18 1:38 PM
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There's nothing to fear. We were doomed then and we're still doomed.


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 10- 8-18 2:00 PM
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Lynch mobs and slave patrols never really went away. They're out there burning houses down and peddling racist lies...


Posted by: Natilo Paennim | Link to this comment | 10- 8-18 3:07 PM
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I think there's nothing to fear.


Posted by: Julia mia | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 3:26 AM
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All the righteous anger that people on the Internet have been trying to sell since 2000 seems to have collected in the Rust Belt, the Meth States and the Running-Out-of-Water-for-Agricultural-Uses Falange District like blood settling in a corpse, grisly image intended. I suppose, cynical and saturnine, I should be relieved that the "We're just like the Wobblies!" fantasies have come to naught.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 2:37 PM
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What if it involves 10 times as many people as the militias in the 1990s, is it new then? What about 100 times as many people?


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 2:39 PM
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I think they prefer "Methamphetamine States."


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 2:56 PM
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What's a post-apocalyptic wasteland with heavily armed bands of right-wind nutjobs?


Posted by: Spike | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 4:11 PM
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Instead you should ask yourself what's a post-apocalyptic wasteland without heavily armed bands of right-wing nutjobs?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 5:43 PM
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Boy, my editing abilities have gone to shit lately. I think I'm getting dumber with age.


Posted by: Spike | Link to this comment | 10- 9-18 6:22 PM
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I took 10 to be a riddle- um, eastern Oregon? The Aristocrats?


Posted by: SP | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 5:43 AM
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Tim's course is run by a company called American Management Association International which is inside the Marriot Marquis.

We both checked out of our hotel, and I am about to get on the BART to go to the airport, but I really need to use the restroom before I get on the train.

There is a big hotel strike, and the Marriot is one of the affected hotels. I just crossed the picket line to use the bathroom, and I feel very guilty about that.

How guilty should I feel? Where else should I have gone? The department stores aren't open yet.

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Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 8:37 AM
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You just crossed a picket line to literally excrete (or whatever) upon the property of the enemies of the working class. You should be proud of yourself. Admittedly, the picketers won't know, so maybe you should really quickly whip up "I took a shit on big hotel! Fair pay for the workers of $UNION" sign.


Posted by: dalriata | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 8:49 AM
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14: Did you pay the Marriott for use of the bathroom? If not, then my ruling is that you shouldn't feel any guilt at all.


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 8:50 AM
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You should have shit on the driveway outside, but I'll let you off with a warning.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 8:53 AM
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17: That would have been best, but I can't fault BG for not doing that, because some of us are just shy in that way.


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 8:59 AM
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Why even have a manual if nobody follows it?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 9:01 AM
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Kind of on topic: You aren't allowed to use the toilets at Falling Water.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 9:55 AM
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That's just mean. How can you not have to pee there?


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 9:58 AM
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6 is why I'm a Tent Emporium guy.


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 9:59 AM
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There's a balcony with a stream below. You're in a beautiful woodland setting. Toilets are for plebs.


Posted by: dalriata | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 10:13 AM
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Now there's a balcony with two streams below


Posted by: Barry Freed | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 10:18 AM
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I was going to use the stream in the living room.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 10:20 AM
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I guess I better eat enough cheese the day before that I don't need to worry about not than urine.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 10:29 AM
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That's very reassuring. It's affecting a bunch of hotels in the city (all, I think part of the same group) - 2 Marriots, Wedtin, St. Regis, and Palace).

The UNITE strikers kept up the noise without stopping. Last night when I was coming back from dinner and about to trek up the hill, they were still at it around 8:30.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 11:54 AM
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That's very reassuring. It's affecting a bunch of hotels in the city (all, I think part of the same group) - 2 Marriots, Wedtin, St. Regis, and Palace).

The UNITE strikers kept up the noise without stopping. Last night when I was coming back from dinner and about to trek up the hill, they were still at it around 8:30.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 11:54 AM
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That's very reassuring. It's affecting a bunch of hotels in the city (all, I think part of the same group) - 2 Marriots, Wedtin, St. Regis, and Palace).

The UNITE strikers kept up the noise without stopping. Last night when I was coming back from dinner and about to trek up the hill, they were still at it around 8:30.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 11:54 AM
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Stupid slow plane WiFi.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-10-18 11:56 AM
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