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My understanding is a vaccine needs full FDA... 306,458 Views / 1,121 Replies  
My understanding is a vaccine needs full FDA approval before the military can force personnel to take it.

The COVID vaccines were fast-tracked, so they don’t have full FDA approval yet.
Posted by subego, on Jul 23, 2021 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Another way of putting “never volunteer” is... 306,458 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Another way of putting “never volunteer” is “never do anything the military isn’t forcing me to do”. To be fair, one of the ways the military gets away with shady shit is asking for volunteers, but...
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 11:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think I mentioned earlier in the thread, I was... 306,458 Views / 1,121 Replies  
I think I mentioned earlier in the thread, I was told many people in the US military believe they should never volunteer for something.

Since the vaccine is voluntary, it’s “no thank you sir”.
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 10:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wanted to refresh myself on that Kevin Spacey... 272,757 Views / 661 Replies  
I wanted to refresh myself on that Kevin Spacey death penalty movie from 20 years ago, The Life of David Gale.

Roger Ebert, in his review, called Spacey “an honorable man”.

Woops!
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 06:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In other Supreme Court news, guy who said cow pee... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
In other Supreme Court news, guy who said cow pee isn’t a cure for COVID got sprung.
...
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 04:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ShabbyClassicBorer-size_... 272,757 Views / 661 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ShabbyClassicBorer-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 22, 2021 at 03:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just can’t frisbee. One of my very early... 213 Views / 4 Replies  
I just can’t frisbee.

One of my very early memories is my dad taking me to the lake for space to throw a frisbee.

First throw I get it irretrievably in the lake.

Last time I tried after...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
“Tree-seeking device” is an absolute classic! ... 213 Views / 4 Replies  
“Tree-seeking device” is an absolute classic!


I have this spray can of stuff for cleaning off mobile screens, and there’s a microfiber towel in the cap.

When you shake it, the weight of the...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, good! Rice chips are under-represented. ... 2,489 Views / 50 Replies  
Oh, good! Rice chips are under-represented.

In the snacks from near that region category, I’ve found these things that are Cheeto puffs, but instead of cheese it’s peanut butter.

Not bad. I’m...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I still don’t know what they are, though. Corn?... 2,489 Views / 50 Replies  
I still don’t know what they are, though. Corn? Potato? Turkey?







To me, they look like X-TREME communion wafers. Body of TACO JESUS!!!
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 07:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m a little lost here. Would I do that in... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I’m a little lost here.

Would I do that in other circumstances? What other circumstances are we talking about? If the circumstance is “dealing with someone who’s delusional” I don’t see another...
Posted by subego, on Jul 21, 2021 at 07:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The only solution to this conundrum I am aware of... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
The only solution to this conundrum I am aware of (other than medication) is one must make arguments that are at least partially consistent with the delusion.

Of course, that can’t happen unless...
Posted by subego, on Jul 19, 2021 at 01:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Working backwards, what is the difference between... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Working backwards, what is the difference between “you can demonstrate that it was not and is not a just and fair society” and “showing a delusional person facts will cure them of their delusion”? I...
Posted by subego, on Jul 19, 2021 at 12:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m actually saying the opposite. That they’re... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I’m actually saying the opposite. That they’re far less aware than it looks.

Just as someone who is schizophrenic doesn’t recognize their delusion, or to use another neurological condition as an...
Posted by subego, on Jul 18, 2021 at 07:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Also known as “you’re the real racist!” 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Also known as “you’re the real racist!”
Posted by subego, on Jul 17, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh… I was confused. I get it now. Sorry about... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Oh… I was confused. I get it now. Sorry about that!

This delusion justifies racism by saying “racism is okay”

Conservatives have been progressively exchanging it for a delusion which justifies...
Posted by subego, on Jul 17, 2021 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I use Apple solutions to cut down on some of... 231,287 Views / 574 Replies  
I use Apple solutions to cut down on some of this. :)

Most of my smart TV annoyance is cut down by using a Mac Mini as my HTPC. All my smart functions are just Mac functions.

Since my van is...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 01:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s why I used myself as an example. I’m... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
That’s why I used myself as an example. I’m neither religious or certifiable, I’m not a true believer.

Let me break down the process as I see it in myself.

I’m genetically, or at least...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 01:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
2015. As an aside, all clustered together... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
2015.

As an aside, all clustered together around that time we had Ferguson, Obergefell v. Hodges, and (yes, I feel like an idiot for saying it) Gamergate,

In other words, the ideal environment...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 10:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The claim I was replying to is conservative... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
The claim I was replying to is conservative lawmakers are not deluded like their constituents. That conservative lawmakers are in fact far more devious than deluded.

A devious lawmaker sees their...
Posted by subego, on Jul 16, 2021 at 09:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Umm… what is it? :) 2,489 Views / 50 Replies  
Umm… what is it? :)
Posted by subego, on Jul 15, 2021 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I think I get what you’re saying. Let me... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Okay, I think I get what you’re saying. Let me ruminate a bit.
Posted by subego, on Jul 15, 2021 at 03:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Did they bring it back at the end just to rub it... 272,757 Views / 661 Replies  
Did they bring it back at the end just to rub it in?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I find my brain compulsively creating sound for... 272,757 Views / 661 Replies  
I find my brain compulsively creating sound for it.
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 07:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://i.imgur.com/KCj5q4t.gif 272,757 Views / 661 Replies  
https://i.imgur.com/KCj5q4t.gif
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I might be misunderstanding, but I read this as... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I might be misunderstanding, but I read this as saying lawmakers pulling that trigger all day is evidence they’re not deluded. How would a deluded lawmaker behave differently?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 03:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have both education and information. On top of... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I have both education and information. On top of it my entire life has been steeped in liberal values.

Punch the right button, that all goes out the window. I’ve had it happen. That’s what...
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A fundamental mechanism the conservative delusion... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
A fundamental mechanism the conservative delusion uses to maintain itself is it makes sufferers feel good when they maintain it.

Why would lawmakers want to break free of this?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oooh… thank you! I was wondering if there was a... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Oooh… thank you! I was wondering if there was a flag circle jerk sub. The main sub can be pretty stupid and deserves to be made fun of.

This one isn’t bad.

https://imgur.com/2YJ4pwT.jpg
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 09:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How do you account for the spread? 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
How do you account for the spread?
Posted by subego, on Jul 14, 2021 at 09:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I consider my theory to be more charitable. ... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I consider my theory to be more charitable.

A good number of them aren’t lying, their biology is making them unshakably delusional. I can blame someone for lying. Someone with delusions beyond...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The only thing which could make a thread where I... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
The only thing which could make a thread where I get to pretend to be on the Supreme Court and talk about flags any better is one where I get to pretend to be on the Supreme Court and talk about...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 06:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You are most welcome, and thank you for your... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
You are most welcome, and thank you for your reply to my original question (the one with the article on history in conservative schools). I was able to crystallize my schizophrenia analogy in...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 06:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I love flags. Oh, shi… 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I love flags.

Oh, shi…
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ll admit I’m not an expert in schizophrenia,... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
I’ll admit I’m not an expert in schizophrenia, but my understanding is a schizophrenic’s behavior isn’t random, but is instead consistent with their delusion. What makes it appear random to observers...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 12:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is sorta what I was talking about with... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
This is sorta what I was talking about with “rational”.

The rational Republican thinks their constituents are idiots and panders to them.

The actual Republican is just as much of an idiot as...
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair, I’d say the guy in the red gives... 272,757 Views / 661 Replies  
To be fair, I’d say the guy in the red gives about 20 seconds worth of visual confirmation he’s contemplating death.
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If I’m afraid of losing power, and I address it... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
If I’m afraid of losing power, and I address it by lying like a mother****er, I have made a decision to solve my problem by way of conscious malice.
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 11:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This ascribes the behavior to conscious malice.... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
This ascribes the behavior to conscious malice. That’s not a benevolent interpretation.
Posted by subego, on Jul 13, 2021 at 06:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry this took so long! From what I can... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Sorry this took so long!

From what I can tell, the above replies reach their conclusions based on the premise conservatives are rational people.

The model I have for conservatives is they are...
Posted by subego, on Jul 12, 2021 at 10:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just wanted everyone to know I haven’t bailed,... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Just wanted everyone to know I haven’t bailed, but I’ve been crushed with work and won’t be able to give a reply until after the weekend.

Sorry about that!
Posted by subego, on Jul 10, 2021 at 04:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Before it was there, the area was a notorious... 231,287 Views / 574 Replies  
Before it was there, the area was a notorious streetwalker haunt, but they got pushed out a few decades ago. Now, there’s almost no foot traffic whatsoever.

I never saw any shenanigans inside. It...
Posted by subego, on Jul 9, 2021 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a fondness for Menard’s. I like that they... 231,287 Views / 574 Replies  
I have a fondness for Menard’s. I like that they tend to be bright and open. Deepos feel like I’m in a bunker.

That said, I’m near one of the biggest Deepos in the country, so that’s where I...
Posted by subego, on Jul 9, 2021 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s obvious (to me at least) the Arizona GOP’s... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
It’s obvious (to me at least) the Arizona GOP’s intent was to outlaw ballot harvesting.

The conventional wisdom is Democrats are better at that than Republicans.

Assuming that’s true, is it due...
Posted by subego, on Jul 9, 2021 at 11:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Are Republicans racist by default for being... 163,758 Views / 711 Replies  
Are Republicans racist by default for being Republicans (i.e, they support the party of white dominance)? It seems like that’s part of the point, but I’m not sure.

Would the Arizona GOP have not...
Posted by subego, on Jul 9, 2021 at 10:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I blame Big Canola. 2,489 Views / 50 Replies  
I blame Big Canola.
Posted by subego, on Jul 8, 2021 at 05:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Epsilon didn’t kill himself. 306,458 Views / 1,121 Replies  
Epsilon didn’t kill himself.
Posted by subego, on Jul 8, 2021 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I meant this as a compliment. :) 2,489 Views / 50 Replies  
I meant this as a compliment. :)
Posted by subego, on Jul 8, 2021 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The first 1,500 milsqshtolzes were cool guys. 245 Views / 6 Replies  
The first 1,500 milsqshtolzes were cool guys.
Posted by subego, on Jul 8, 2021 at 01:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My guess? Lard. 2,489 Views / 50 Replies  
My guess?

Lard.
Posted by subego, on Jul 8, 2021 at 01:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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