paranoidmarv
paranoidmarv
paranoidmarv
Aug 29
143

Because the alt right, and by extension the Republican Party itself, is increasingly reliant on conspiracy theories to peddle its bullshit.  Yes, I remember the days when conspiracy theories seemed relatively harmless; now they’re increasingly taking on a political bent, and typically cast people on the left as Read more

Jul 30
17

The direct interaction is a big difference. Seeing a TV ad for the military is one thing, but being a click away from direct communication with a recruiter is something else — especially when parents aren’t involved and it may not be clear that you’re taking part in a discussion designed to encourage recruitment. Read more

Jul 30
8

i believe the concern is that twitch has a very young and impressionable audience. this would be more in line with the way youtubers unabashedly plug their merch to little kids who don’t know any better. except instead of mom and dad’s credit card, they want military service. Read more

Jul 30
6

She underestimated the cult of the military in US culture.

Jul 24
18

You won’t read this article, but it’s a great takedown of this increasingly-exhausting gambit (“Keep politics out of my ___”). Read more

Jul 24
104

This comment with that avatar. You’re an idiot. Politics are in everything, so quit complaining and start dealing with real life.

Jul 14
12

yikes. ive been curious to see how call of duty and its ilk would respond with their games being historically pro illegal military operations to ‘get shit done’. ive been sorta ok because they always come at it with michael bay levels of seriousness, but with the newest modern warfare touting more realism in its story Read more

Jun 18
170

You can’t argue that pop culture doesn’t influence actual culture in a country with a reality TV star as the president.  

Jun 18
20

These alien-looking avians are tick-eating MACHINES. I live in a rural area and had a lot of trouble with ticks. Like, pulling dozens off of myself and my pets every single day. As many of you know, “phantom ticks” then become an issue, where you start feeling creepy crawlies that aren’t even there. I heard that

Apr 19
3

I think you are jumping to some conclusions here. She is specifically saying she wants a partner that is respectful and treats her nice instead of doing whatever he wants and walking over her. She then correlates these behaviors to dick sizes, which may be a slightly problematic generalization, but I don’t have much Read more

Apr 16
3

Haven’t played the game, so I appreciate the clarification. Read more

Apr 13
10

Another way to say that is 90% of Sanders primary voters voted for Clinton, which is perfectly in line with how disappointed primary voters usually behave in the general election. Regardless, “Not enough Sanders supporters voted for Hillary and that’s why she lost,” and “‘Trump is bad and I’m not Trump’ isn’t a Read more

Apr 13
62

you should refer to me as sir or sergeant”

Apr 9
14

If there’s one thing that makes me want to take someone seriously, it’s the unironic use of “snowflake” as an insult.

Apr 9
11

“Stop being angry” yes. “Forgive them,” no.

You do not have to forgive them, but you do have to stop being angry at them or else it will destroy you and the relationships you currently have. It is your choice, though.

Apr 9
13

Read to me as “processing it will help you overcome it.” Read more

Apr 9
44

You know americans also committed war crimes right? I dont see you whinning about those. Hypocrite. Read more

Apr 8
44

You aren’t commiting crimes against humanity you’re commanding fake armor divisions in a military game. Read more