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The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp
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Posts: 31095
Founded: Dec 18, 2013
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:30 am

Xmara wrote:Day 29. We have almost hit the one month mark. Are we gonna go for two months? Three? Forever?


It's already been a month long, February is only 28 days long.

Par Chic wrote:
The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp wrote:antifa also assaulted a liberal for carrying a US flag, calling it a "fascist symbol".

So, antifa can fuck off.


So you support fascists?



No.

And I don't support any group that is violent towards it's political opponents.
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The Galactic Liberal Democracy
Minister
 
Posts: 2492
Founded: Jun 13, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby The Galactic Liberal Democracy » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:37 am

Par Chic wrote:
The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp wrote:antifa also assaulted a liberal for carrying a US flag, calling it a "fascist symbol".

So, antifa can fuck off.


So you support fascists?

Antifa is the worst way to stop fascism. It actually makes it easier for the fascists.
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Thermodolia
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 52858
Founded: Oct 07, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Thermodolia » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:39 am

The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:
Par Chic wrote:
So you support fascists?

Antifa is the worst way to stop fascism. It actually makes it easier for the fascists.

Antifa also has a shitty ideology to boot
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>The Sons of Adam: I'd crown myself monarch... cuz why not?
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The South Falls
Postmaster-General
 
Posts: 12567
Founded: Oct 18, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The South Falls » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:40 am

Thermodolia wrote:
The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:Antifa is the worst way to stop fascism. It actually makes it easier for the fascists.

Antifa also has a shitty ideology to boot

And they're not even good at stopping fascists without violence. With violence, they are ineffective at best.
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Economic: -6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28
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The Galactic Liberal Democracy
Minister
 
Posts: 2492
Founded: Jun 13, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby The Galactic Liberal Democracy » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:42 am

The South Falls wrote:And they're not even good at stopping fascists without violence. With violence, they are ineffective at best.

I mean, if you really wanted to stop fascists with violence, just line them up against the wall and shoot them. Getting them even angrier is stupid.
NOT STORMTROOPERS
Cossack Khanate wrote:This shall forever be known as World War Sh*t: Newark Aggression. Now if I see one more troop deployed, I will call on the force of all the Hindu gods to reverse time and wipe your race of the face of the planet. Cease.

The Black Party wrote:(TBP kamikaze's into all 99999999999 nukes before they hit our territory because we just have that many pilots ready to die for dah blak regime, we also counter-attack into your nation with our entire population of 45 million because this RP allows it.)

El-Amin Caliphate wrote:Galatic Liberal Democracy short-circuits all of NS with FACTS and LOGIC

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The South Falls
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Posts: 12567
Founded: Oct 18, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The South Falls » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:43 am

The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:
The South Falls wrote:And they're not even good at stopping fascists without violence. With violence, they are ineffective at best.

I mean, if you really wanted to stop fascists with violence, just line them up against the wall and shoot them. Getting them even angrier is stupid.

And that's where the laws kick in. Fascists should live, but they don't make this world better.
This is an MT nation that reflects some of my beliefs, trade deals and debate always welcome! Call me TeaSF. A level 8, according to This Index.


Political Compass Results:

Economic: -6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28
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Thermodolia
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 52858
Founded: Oct 07, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Thermodolia » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:52 am

The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:
The South Falls wrote:And they're not even good at stopping fascists without violence. With violence, they are ineffective at best.

I mean, if you really wanted to stop fascists with violence, just line them up against the wall and shoot them. Getting them even angrier is stupid.

We could always go the Chinese and Soviet route and roll tanks into the area
Male, Titoist cultural nationalist, lives somewhere in the Deep South, give me any good Irish, Canadian, or Scottish whiskey and I will be your friend for life. I'm GAY!
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>The Sons of Adam: I'd crown myself monarch... cuz why not?
>>Dumb Ideologies: Why not turn yourself into a penguin and build an igloo at the centre of the Earth?
>Xovland: I keep getting ads for printer ink. Sometimes, when you get that feeling down there, you have to look at some steamy printer pictures.
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The South Falls
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Posts: 12567
Founded: Oct 18, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The South Falls » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:53 am

Thermodolia wrote:
The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:I mean, if you really wanted to stop fascists with violence, just line them up against the wall and shoot them. Getting them even angrier is stupid.

We could always go the Chinese and Soviet route and roll tanks into the area

Through all of America?
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Political Compass Results:

Economic: -6.88
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Valrifell
Postmaster of the Fleet
 
Posts: 21978
Founded: Aug 18, 2013
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby Valrifell » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:55 am

The South Falls wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:We could always go the Chinese and Soviet route and roll tanks into the area

Through all of America?


We have a lot of tanks.
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Ifreann
Post Overlord
 
Posts: 133411
Founded: Aug 07, 2005
Democratic Socialists

Postby Ifreann » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:57 am

The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:
Par Chic wrote:
So you support fascists?

Antifa is the worst way to stop fascism. It actually makes it easier for the fascists.

That's not true, even according to fascists themselves. Richard Spencer has said that consistent antifa protests have taken all the fun out of public speaking. Charlottesville was meant to bring fascists into the mainstream, and instead it ruined them. Subsequent far-right rallies saw fascists massively outnumbered by counter protesters. And now where are they? Do they even try to have rallies any more?
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Thermodolia
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 52858
Founded: Oct 07, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Thermodolia » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:59 am

The South Falls wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:We could always go the Chinese and Soviet route and roll tanks into the area

Through all of America?

If I had the power I’d make the Stasi look like child’s play
Male, Titoist cultural nationalist, lives somewhere in the Deep South, give me any good Irish, Canadian, or Scottish whiskey and I will be your friend for life. I'm GAY!
I'm agent #69 in the Gaystapo!
>The Sons of Adam: I'd crown myself monarch... cuz why not?
>>Dumb Ideologies: Why not turn yourself into a penguin and build an igloo at the centre of the Earth?
>Xovland: I keep getting ads for printer ink. Sometimes, when you get that feeling down there, you have to look at some steamy printer pictures.
Click for Da Funies
Click Here for RP Info Embassy Program
Ambassadors to the WA:
Ambassador to the GA Jon Æthr
Ambassador to the SC Eve Šanœ

RIP Dya

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The South Falls
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Posts: 12567
Founded: Oct 18, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The South Falls » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:03 am

Thermodolia wrote:
The South Falls wrote:Through all of America?

If I had the power I’d make the Stasi look like child’s play

Remind your representative to please keep therm from government.
This is an MT nation that reflects some of my beliefs, trade deals and debate always welcome! Call me TeaSF. A level 8, according to This Index.


Political Compass Results:

Economic: -6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28
I make dumb jokes. I'm really serious about that.

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Valrifell
Postmaster of the Fleet
 
Posts: 21978
Founded: Aug 18, 2013
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby Valrifell » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:04 am

The South Falls wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:If I had the power I’d make the Stasi look like child’s play

Remind your representative to please keep therm from government.


Will do.
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I did some things

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Thermodolia
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 52858
Founded: Oct 07, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Thermodolia » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:10 am

Yall are no fun.
Male, Titoist cultural nationalist, lives somewhere in the Deep South, give me any good Irish, Canadian, or Scottish whiskey and I will be your friend for life. I'm GAY!
I'm agent #69 in the Gaystapo!
>The Sons of Adam: I'd crown myself monarch... cuz why not?
>>Dumb Ideologies: Why not turn yourself into a penguin and build an igloo at the centre of the Earth?
>Xovland: I keep getting ads for printer ink. Sometimes, when you get that feeling down there, you have to look at some steamy printer pictures.
Click for Da Funies
Click Here for RP Info Embassy Program
Ambassadors to the WA:
Ambassador to the GA Jon Æthr
Ambassador to the SC Eve Šanœ

RIP Dya

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Galloism
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 61034
Founded: Aug 20, 2005
Father Knows Best State

Postby Galloism » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:13 am

Thermodolia wrote:Yall are no fun.

I'll vote for you. It will make CSPAN more interesting.
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The Galactic Liberal Democracy
Minister
 
Posts: 2492
Founded: Jun 13, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby The Galactic Liberal Democracy » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:14 am

Ifreann wrote:That's not true, even according to fascists themselves. Richard Spencer has said that consistent antifa protests have taken all the fun out of public speaking. Charlottesville was meant to bring fascists into the mainstream, and instead it ruined them. Subsequent far-right rallies saw fascists massively outnumbered by counter protesters. And now where are they? Do they even try to have rallies any more?

The far right also says that their planning was terrible and it would have been a failure either way. Also, you’re confusing fascists with neo-fascists. They both are bad, but only one is the real thing.
NOT STORMTROOPERS
Cossack Khanate wrote:This shall forever be known as World War Sh*t: Newark Aggression. Now if I see one more troop deployed, I will call on the force of all the Hindu gods to reverse time and wipe your race of the face of the planet. Cease.

The Black Party wrote:(TBP kamikaze's into all 99999999999 nukes before they hit our territory because we just have that many pilots ready to die for dah blak regime, we also counter-attack into your nation with our entire population of 45 million because this RP allows it.)

El-Amin Caliphate wrote:Galatic Liberal Democracy short-circuits all of NS with FACTS and LOGIC

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Western Vale Confederacy
Powerbroker
 
Posts: 9219
Founded: Nov 09, 2014
Ex-Nation

Postby Western Vale Confederacy » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:14 am

Thermodolia wrote:Yall are no fun.


Buncha status quo lovers..

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Valrifell
Postmaster of the Fleet
 
Posts: 21978
Founded: Aug 18, 2013
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby Valrifell » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:18 am

Western Vale Confederacy wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:Yall are no fun.


Buncha status quo lovers..


Oh sure, the first round of purges might be fun, but when I start not liking Therm's authoritarian nature the second round will be far less fun.
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The Galactic Liberal Democracy
Minister
 
Posts: 2492
Founded: Jun 13, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby The Galactic Liberal Democracy » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:20 am

Valrifell wrote: the second round will be far less fun.

NKVD America edition
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NOT STORMTROOPERS
Cossack Khanate wrote:This shall forever be known as World War Sh*t: Newark Aggression. Now if I see one more troop deployed, I will call on the force of all the Hindu gods to reverse time and wipe your race of the face of the planet. Cease.

The Black Party wrote:(TBP kamikaze's into all 99999999999 nukes before they hit our territory because we just have that many pilots ready to die for dah blak regime, we also counter-attack into your nation with our entire population of 45 million because this RP allows it.)

El-Amin Caliphate wrote:Galatic Liberal Democracy short-circuits all of NS with FACTS and LOGIC

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Thermodolia
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 52858
Founded: Oct 07, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Thermodolia » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:22 am

Galloism wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:Yall are no fun.

I'll vote for you. It will make CSPAN more interesting.

You get a gulag! And you get a gulag!
Male, Titoist cultural nationalist, lives somewhere in the Deep South, give me any good Irish, Canadian, or Scottish whiskey and I will be your friend for life. I'm GAY!
I'm agent #69 in the Gaystapo!
>The Sons of Adam: I'd crown myself monarch... cuz why not?
>>Dumb Ideologies: Why not turn yourself into a penguin and build an igloo at the centre of the Earth?
>Xovland: I keep getting ads for printer ink. Sometimes, when you get that feeling down there, you have to look at some steamy printer pictures.
Click for Da Funies
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Ambassadors to the WA:
Ambassador to the GA Jon Æthr
Ambassador to the SC Eve Šanœ

RIP Dya

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Thermodolia
Khan of Spam
 
Posts: 52858
Founded: Oct 07, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Thermodolia » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:29 am

Valrifell wrote:
Western Vale Confederacy wrote:
Buncha status quo lovers..


Oh sure, the first round of purges might be fun, but when I start not liking Therm's authoritarian nature the second round will be far less fun.

I like you. You’ll make it to at least the fourth
Male, Titoist cultural nationalist, lives somewhere in the Deep South, give me any good Irish, Canadian, or Scottish whiskey and I will be your friend for life. I'm GAY!
I'm agent #69 in the Gaystapo!
>The Sons of Adam: I'd crown myself monarch... cuz why not?
>>Dumb Ideologies: Why not turn yourself into a penguin and build an igloo at the centre of the Earth?
>Xovland: I keep getting ads for printer ink. Sometimes, when you get that feeling down there, you have to look at some steamy printer pictures.
Click for Da Funies
Click Here for RP Info Embassy Program
Ambassadors to the WA:
Ambassador to the GA Jon Æthr
Ambassador to the SC Eve Šanœ

RIP Dya

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British Tackeettlaus
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 114
Founded: Oct 28, 2018
Ex-Nation

Postby British Tackeettlaus » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:31 am

The Galactic Liberal Democracy wrote:
Ifreann wrote:That's not true, even according to fascists themselves. Richard Spencer has said that consistent antifa protests have taken all the fun out of public speaking. Charlottesville was meant to bring fascists into the mainstream, and instead it ruined them. Subsequent far-right rallies saw fascists massively outnumbered by counter protesters. And now where are they? Do they even try to have rallies any more?

The far right also says that their planning was terrible and it would have been a failure either way. Also, you’re confusing fascists with neo-fascists. They both are bad, but only one is the real thing.


It is still true that Antifa won this round. They are one of the reasons there probably not be anything on the scale of Charlottesville any time in the near future. It's not just the counter protesting and violence towards the fascists* although it is a factor, it is also the work they did recording, outing and doxxing attendees. This is a major disincentive to attending a fascist* event as many of them face issues with their friends, family and employers when outed.

Overall I do think Antifa are a negative force, they scare the normies. And they have hit the wrong targets and they are basically hated by 90% of people.

*I am just calling them fascists because I can't be bothered to argue semantics. Fascists, Neo-Fascists, Identitarians, Alt-Right, Ethnonationalists, White nationalists etc. etc. etc. whatever they are calling themselves this month, they still unironically want to commit violence against me and people I care about. They advocate deporting my mother and my girlfriend and maybe my daughter too, or sending them to camps. They unironically would like a country where I am sent to a camp or thrown from a helicopter. So Don't necessarily care about violence being commited against them.
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The South Falls
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Posts: 12567
Founded: Oct 18, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The South Falls » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:37 am

Thermodolia wrote:
Valrifell wrote:
Oh sure, the first round of purges might be fun, but when I start not liking Therm's authoritarian nature the second round will be far less fun.

I like you. You’ll make it to at least the fourth

how many are there? 5? 12? 20? 2000?
This is an MT nation that reflects some of my beliefs, trade deals and debate always welcome! Call me TeaSF. A level 8, according to This Index.


Political Compass Results:

Economic: -6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28
I make dumb jokes. I'm really serious about that.

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The Au Sable River
Civilian
 
Posts: 1
Founded: Nov 13, 2018
Ex-Nation

Postby The Au Sable River » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:39 am

Unithonia wrote:This is ridiculous on the side of the Democrats. It's obvious that:
A: Border Security is in no way a proper issue to them, or even something that they care about
B: They want to block everything the president does. Hopefully the voters see this and decide not to vote for the hive-minds on the left.


You’re a total moron. The wall is completely idiotic. It’s impossible to stop everyone from getting in, and they’re not stealing jobs. They do the jobs Americans don’t want to. Plus, your bullshit about being proud of being white, cisgender, male and straight is totally racist and uncalled for, you asshole hick. And yeah, I’m a hick too but I’m an open-minded, unracist hick.

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The South Falls
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Posts: 12567
Founded: Oct 18, 2017
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The South Falls » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:42 am

The Au Sable River wrote:
Unithonia wrote:This is ridiculous on the side of the Democrats. It's obvious that:
A: Border Security is in no way a proper issue to them, or even something that they care about
B: They want to block everything the president does. Hopefully the voters see this and decide not to vote for the hive-minds on the left.


You’re a total moron. The wall is completely idiotic. It’s impossible to stop everyone from getting in, and they’re not stealing jobs. They do the jobs Americans don’t want to. Plus, your bullshit about being proud of being white, cisgender, male and straight is totally racist and uncalled for, you asshole hick. And yeah, I’m a hick too but I’m an open-minded, unracist hick.

Hi. You can be proud of your race. Disparaging other races BECAUSE you are proud of your race is racism. Or. believing your race is superior.
This is an MT nation that reflects some of my beliefs, trade deals and debate always welcome! Call me TeaSF. A level 8, according to This Index.


Political Compass Results:

Economic: -6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28
I make dumb jokes. I'm really serious about that.

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