The RW war on us thread

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by RCC: Act II » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:25 pm

Grammatron wrote:
Parody: an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.

AKA dank memes for teh lulz
You can call it a total failure of an attempt to be parody. It is more like when someone finds some old quirky saying and falsely attributes it to Dr. Seuss. Just not one likely to be found stitched onto a pillow.

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Grammatron » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:31 pm

RCC: Act II wrote:
Grammatron wrote:
Parody: an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.

AKA dank memes for teh lulz
You can call it a total failure of an attempt to be parody. It is more like when someone finds some old quirky saying and falsely attributes it to Dr. Seuss. Just not one likely to be found stitched onto a pillow.
Ok but Abdul was basically asking if it was real or not. You've (at the very least) misled him into thinking it was real, likely without knowing either way yourself.

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by RCC: Act II » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:03 pm

Grammatron wrote:
RCC: Act II wrote:
Grammatron wrote:
Parody: an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.

AKA dank memes for teh lulz
You can call it a total failure of an attempt to be parody. It is more like when someone finds some old quirky saying and falsely attributes it to Dr. Seuss. Just not one likely to be found stitched onto a pillow.
Ok but Abdul was basically asking if it was real or not. You've (at the very least) misled him into thinking it was real, likely without knowing either way yourself.
It seemed clear to me that Abdul was asking more about whether the position was so absurd that this was on its face a joke. That seems to be in line with asking whether it is parody, not whether it is genuine. It's pretty standard right wing rhetoric, so there is no absurdity here.

If he was asking whether it is genuine as to the source, then there was some confusion.

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Grammatron » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:06 pm

Hey Abdul, what were you asking?

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:05 pm

Grammatron wrote:Hey Abdul, what were you asking?
Asking: Is that specific image really from right wingers?

NOT asking: Are there really people who think like that?

Clear?


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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Grammatron » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:11 pm

Thank you.

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:57 pm

Florida monkey up follow up.

Doesn't rate starting a new thread and could go in any of a number of threads and I pick this one.

‘We Negroes’ robocall is an attempt to ‘weaponize race’ in Florida campaign, Gillum warns
Jeff Bezos' Blog
...

If it were a dog whistle — and GOP candidate Ron DeSantis denies any racial intent against Democrat Andrew Gillum — then a jungle music-scored robo-call that has circulated in Florida is more akin to a bullhorn.

If nothing else, the minute-long audio clip is a clear sign of how quickly racism — subtle in some cases, overt in others — has entered the contest to determine who will lead Florida.

"Well, hello there,” the call begins as the sounds of drums and monkeys can be heard in the background, according to the New York Times. “I is Andrew Gillum."

"We Negroes . . . done made mud huts while white folk waste a bunch of time making their home out of wood an' stone."

The speaker goes on to say he'll pass a law letting African Americans evade arrest “if the Negro know fo' sho' he didn't do nothin'."

It is unclear how many people heard the call.

...
Analysis:
An agent provocateur of course, but I'm having a hard time figuring out which Party benefits.

Maybe an alt-right type just for teh LULz?
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:58 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:57 pm
Florida monkey up follow up.

Doesn't rate starting a new thread and could go in any of a number of threads and I pick this one.

‘We Negroes’ robocall is an attempt to ‘weaponize race’ in Florida campaign, Gillum warns
Jeff Bezos' Blog
...

If it were a dog whistle — and GOP candidate Ron DeSantis denies any racial intent against Democrat Andrew Gillum — then a jungle music-scored robo-call that has circulated in Florida is more akin to a bullhorn.

If nothing else, the minute-long audio clip is a clear sign of how quickly racism — subtle in some cases, overt in others — has entered the contest to determine who will lead Florida.

"Well, hello there,” the call begins as the sounds of drums and monkeys can be heard in the background, according to the New York Times. “I is Andrew Gillum."

"We Negroes . . . done made mud huts while white folk waste a bunch of time making their home out of wood an' stone."

The speaker goes on to say he'll pass a law letting African Americans evade arrest “if the Negro know fo' sho' he didn't do nothin'."

It is unclear how many people heard the call.

...
Analysis:
An agent provocateur of course, but I'm having a hard time figuring out which Party benefits.

Maybe an alt-right type just for teh LULz?
Isn't it obvious?


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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:57 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:58 pm
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:57 pm
Florida monkey up follow up.

Doesn't rate starting a new thread and could go in any of a number of threads and I pick this one.

‘We Negroes’ robocall is an attempt to ‘weaponize race’ in Florida campaign, Gillum warns
Jeff Bezos' Blog
...

If it were a dog whistle — and GOP candidate Ron DeSantis denies any racial intent against Democrat Andrew Gillum — then a jungle music-scored robo-call that has circulated in Florida is more akin to a bullhorn.

If nothing else, the minute-long audio clip is a clear sign of how quickly racism — subtle in some cases, overt in others — has entered the contest to determine who will lead Florida.

"Well, hello there,” the call begins as the sounds of drums and monkeys can be heard in the background, according to the New York Times. “I is Andrew Gillum."

"We Negroes . . . done made mud huts while white folk waste a bunch of time making their home out of wood an' stone."

The speaker goes on to say he'll pass a law letting African Americans evade arrest “if the Negro know fo' sho' he didn't do nothin'."

It is unclear how many people heard the call.

...
Analysis:
An agent provocateur of course, but I'm having a hard time figuring out which Party benefits.

Maybe an alt-right type just for teh LULz?
Isn't it obvious?


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They're at it again, but this time they have identified who's behind the calls (not Putin alas):

Disgustingly Racist Robocall Goes Out Against Andrew Gillum In Florida
At the end of the robocall, a disclaimer says it was paid for by The Road To Power, a white supremacist website and podcast based in Idaho that sent out a similar call against Gillum in August, when he was running in the Democratic primary. The group has been linked to racist robocalls in Virginia, Oregon, California, Idaho, Iowa and Pennsylvania.
. . .

The Anti-Defamation League notes that Scott Rhodes, the man behind Road to Power, is a white supremacist who “achieved local notoriety in late 2017 when police linked him to the distribution of white supremacist propaganda at Sandpoint (Idaho) High School, harassment of a Sandpoint resident, and threatening, anti-Semitic calls that included recordings of Hitler.”
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:16 pm

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by gnome » Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:04 pm

Also could have been titled "Why liberals should just go away and stop bothering people."
I think this was meant for the other thread maybe?
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:29 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Maybe It’s Time To Stop Trying To Get Along
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Implies anyone is trying to get along. No one is.
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:37 pm

I know. How about a common enemy? :)
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:52 am

Ann Coulter, every right-winger's second favorite dominatrix, thinks Jared Kushner and his father-in-law are bleeding heart LIBBERULz.

Jared: The Birdbrain of Alcatraz
... Thousands of Americans were murdered, raped, assaulted, disfigured and robbed as a direct result of the exact same policies that Jared and his assistant, Donald Trump, are trying to foist on the country right now. ...
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:59 pm

Mugshot of an illegal alien posted on a RW blog.

https://www.commonsenseevaluation.com/2 ... mussolini/

It's an interesting pic, and there's valid point to be made.

But I put it here due to the degree to which they stretch the point.
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by WildCat » Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:26 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:59 pm
Mugshot of an illegal alien posted on a RW blog.

https://www.commonsenseevaluation.com/2 ... mussolini/

It's an interesting pic, and there's valid point to be made.

But I put it here due to the degree to which they stretch the point.
I couldn't resist adding this comment: "If they had strict immigration laws Germany would never have let a foreigner from Austria become head of state."
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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Witness » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:48 pm

In France (and Belgium) the "yellow vests" are unhappy with the gubment(s):

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Mostly against taxes, especially on fuel.

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:01 am

It's nice to see rioting in Paris by proper Frenchmen again instead of grubby foreigners. :)
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Post by Giz » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:32 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:01 am
It's nice to see rioting in Paris by proper Frenchmen again instead of grubby foreigners. :)
I thought it showed a great effort to assimilate to the host culture.

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Re: The RW war on us thread

Post by WildCat » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:19 am

Wake me when they break out the guillotines.
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