[-] [email protected] 3 points 1 day ago

I think you're overestimating the competence of LEO. Christopher Dorner was hunting cops (vs unarmed lawmakers) in the midst of one of one of the US's largest man hunts and he got away with it for two weeks.

[-] [email protected] 57 points 1 day ago

There absolutely are, never forget the first pride parade was a riot.

"When did you ever see a fag fight back? ... Now, times were a-changin'. Tuesday night was the last night for bullshit ... Predominantly, the theme [w]as, "this shit has got to stop!"

"...the crowd shouted "Pigs!" and "Faggot cops!" Beer cans were thrown and the police lashed out, dispersing some of the crowd who found a construction site nearby with stacks of bricks....Garbage cans, garbage, bottles, rocks, and bricks were hurled at the building, breaking the windows. Witnesses attest that "flame queens", hustlers, and gay "street kids"—the most outcast people in the gay community—were responsible for the first volley of projectiles, as well as the uprooting of a parking meter used as a battering ram"


[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

I think Michael Moore really nailed it with "Human molotov cocktail"

[-] [email protected] 15 points 2 weeks ago

Mental illness, which is why I as an enlightened man of the 21st century only drink meal replacement shakes

[-] [email protected] 13 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

Also the historically accurate answer according to the men in the room!

“You want to know what this [war on drugs] was really all about? The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I’m saying?

We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news.

Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”

~ John Ehrlichman, Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under President Richard Nixon

[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 weeks ago

The investment class realized it's way more profitable to cellar box a struggling company and that you can short sell the stock and never have to pay up when the company goes bankrupt. Free money!

[-] [email protected] 29 points 1 month ago

41% of the land in the US is used for meat production, and 1/3rd globally. The Amazon rainforest is being slashed and burned for cattle farming. Animal agriculture means habitat destruction and is a large part of why 21 species were declared extinct in the US this past year. We can and must fight them both.

[-] [email protected] 11 points 3 months ago

I wonder what the impact of the boycott was. Bad timing for the movie studio that the IP had that OGL debacle just prior to release

[-] [email protected] 12 points 3 months ago

Not surprising. This is the state where the president of the police union was a known child rapist for almost 30 years and all the governor and oversight committees covered it up.


The Irish mob known as the Boston Police Department has been covering for the Boston Catholic archdiocese for decades as well

[-] [email protected] 83 points 4 months ago

The years of research and development were spent making sure it didn't end up in self-aware megalomaniacal computer storage

[-] [email protected] 38 points 4 months ago

You can drop lots of hints, a perception check to notice the flame of their torches has diminished and is threatening to be extinguished. They start making con saves every 2 minutes, if they fail they get dizzy, subsequent failed saves cause headaches, then vomiting. Give them heal or wisdom checks for a chance to determine what's happening. After 3 failed checks you use the rules for holding your breath and party members with the lowest constitution begin to lose consciousness. Seems fair

[-] [email protected] 15 points 4 months ago* (last edited 4 months ago)

I think it was actually clever ::: spoiler the character who references Musk is a mirror universe evil doppelganger. Him admiring Musk is one of several clues that he's evil. :::

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