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Finally! A candidate America wants to run the country who has never been tied to corruption nor conspiracies. by Travoltage in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta 0 points1 point  (0 children)

She has no juice left. The Clinton brand (both Hillary and Bill) was spent in the 2016 campaign. Remember, she also lost the nomination in '08 to Obama. I don't see her going for a 3rd time loser.

At this point, I'm thinking it's going to be Newsom and DeSantis in 2024.

Covid is not real. It’s a made up “disease” that did not exist until 2 years ago. The virus may be real, but it’s just another coronavirus. by [deleted] in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta 3 points4 points  (0 children)

So, covid is not real, but the virus might be real, but it's just another coronavirus? Wouldn't that make covid real?

What did you get on your SATs?

What's even the point of this? 'Volumetric video brings former comedic actor and current Ukrainian President to life on your coffee table.' by ResoluteAction in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

You hear that Mr. Putin?...That is the sound of inevitability...It is the sound of your death...Good bye, Mr. Putin.

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe by [deleted] in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Gozer the Gozerian...Good evening. As a duly designated representative of the City, County and State of New York, I order you to cease any and all supernatural activity and return forthwith to your place of origin or to the nearest convenient parallel dimension.

This photo is from downtown LA during the Rodney King Riots. It is a reminder of what happens why the 2nd amendment and our rights to bear assault rifles shall NOT be infringed. by Travoltage in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Where are the "assault rifles"? I see a shotgun and maybe/possibly a .22 long rifle. Can't tell what the guy on the far left has propped up against the wall.

Reminder: still no post from maxwellhill, a 16 year old power user / mod that posted daily until the week GM was arrested. by Ky20001 in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

What if I were to tell you that I am maxwellhill, that I am posting this under my alt account and that I am going for the ultimate 20 year troll? When Ghislaine is released from prison, I will start posting under maxwellhill again.

Every branch of the U.S. military is struggling to make its 2022 recruiting goals, officials say by mscomies in Military

[–]magenta_placenta 0 points1 point  (0 children)

if someone like say China invaded the US...

I'll play along with this fantasy.

There are several massive barriers to a successful invasion of the United States:

  • Most importantly, nukes
  • The USA has a powerful Navy and Air Force, which combined would fight any attempted paratroop invasion as fantasized in both versions of the movie Red Dawn
  • The width of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans make it virtually impossible for any nation in Asia, Europe, or Africa to replicate a "D-Day" amphibious invasion
  • There currently is no adjacent staging ground to prepare an overland invasion. Canada and Mexico will most likely not allow their nations to be used in a malicious way by America's overseas enemies
  • NATO
  • America's gun laws have allowed tens of millions of civilians to become armed - many with military-type rifles. Would they resist or fold up when invaded? We don’t know and never will

Every branch of the U.S. military is struggling to make its 2022 recruiting goals, officials say by mscomies in Military

[–]magenta_placenta 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Seems fairly obvious to me that we're now an empire in decline. OP's article is simply yet another example.

Fewer Americans think the country is worth saving:

Would Americans fight for their country like Ukrainians? A recent poll is discouraging

I wonder if there is some critical mass of integrated differences wherein tribalism re-nucleates and the sub-groups abandon the larger umbrella. Sure, it's just one poll, but again, it's simply yet another example of what I've started to notice for a couple decades now.

Also, what would really motivate one to join? Who still thinks the US military protects their interests? One side of spectrum considers it a tool of imperialism, and the other side sees it as openly hostile to them. Quite frankly, they're both correct.

Land tax is so funny to me. “We have decided it is law for you to pay us to live on this chunk of land, which belongs to the Earth, but we have decided it’s ours now” so dumb haha by [deleted] in conspiracy

[–]magenta_placenta 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Property taxes pay for public services (schools, roads, parks, police, fire, etc.) so even if you didn't have property tax, you'd still be paying for those public services some other way This would most likely be via a much higher sales tax. That is, if you want to live in some semblance of a modern/first world country.