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Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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slidebite posted:


I am sure this will be a very smooth and cost effective government run program.

Aren't they always?

no, of course not, government programs are effective or not.based on a wide array of factors, including individual competencies and personal investment in the given program, much as private enterprise is, and therefore, furthermore...

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Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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I'm sitting out on my deck, smoking a cigar and enjoying a whiskey (Westland Distillery, an amazing Scotch style American Whiskey) and my cat's trying to guilt me into coming in and petting her.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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What is big deal? Graphite moderated reactor superior to capitalist reactor in almost all areas beside explodability. Other Tschernobyl reactor operate many year, no further explosion after safety enhancement! What better vision of future Capatalist corporation offer?

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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MomJeans420 posted:

My dad had a pipe burst on the upper floor of his house while he was out of town and the amount of damage was amazing. Insurance covered it, but I'm surprised they don't insist on some kind of device to detect leaks if they'll write you coverage.

We had a group of sailors fail to set up automatic refills on their heating oil tank while we were deployed for 6 months, the pipes froze and burst once the oil ran out.

They came home to a house with nothing but studs and a roof, an eviction notice and their ruined possessions in trash bags.

Oops.

(My landlords in the frozen north always required proof that I had recurring deliveries of heating oil scheduled, no idea why their landlords didn't require the same)

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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I will never forget when a WRX of that vintage tried to "race me" when I was cruising in my hairdresser Mustang, pulled along side, dropped a gear, took off, and then *bang!* pooped hot side bits of its turbo out of the ridiculous, and apparently cat and mufflerless fart pipe.

Guess it was the first street race I ever won!

(I had cruise set to 5 over the whole time)

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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You don't have to worry about damaging them if you need to re-set the toilet because you hosed up the first shot either.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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I am pretty sure they've got the rabies vaccine down to 0 needles in the stomach.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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You'll never guess!

4 shots in the deltoidhole

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Hey Kastein,

You were the guy doing Lithium Ion battery reviews years ago, right?

Care to weigh in on this battery?

OEM Li battery from a 2018 Husqvarna dirt bike, "Skyrich" brand, appears to be exclusively sold at WalMart.

Bike was dying during long (>24hr) periods for a few weeks, then refused to start without being bumped. Removed battery and put on a charger, voltage decayed to 10.8ish within a few minutes of being taken off the charger after 24hrs on the charger, indicating at least one dead cell.

I was having a few beers in the garage so I decided to take it apart.




The encasement, top was very solidly affixed by much glue, but the case is bendy, brittle, thin ABS or PVC, and the top was even brittler, thinner ABS, so I had her apart with a flathead pretty quick.



Under the lid, an ominously swollen battery pack and some charge balancing circuitry, looks like a bunch of diodes and some resistors and capacitators, dunno if this is what it should look like.




The black poo poo on top isn't adhered well to anything, but the bulge is held in on the bottom, and I don't feel like trying to pry that fucker out, so surgery is in order.



Trying to blow a hole in my other set of Knipex so they match.

Uhhh


Ummm



With upgraded PPE I forged on, separating the individual
Paquettes, when I severed one side of that little piece of breadboard it sprang apart like it was fuckin' spring loaded, so I put some gloves on.



Figured Mr. Swelly there on the right was the culprit, but he measured out at 3.3V, two on the right are 3.8V each, Mr. Swelly's friend to the right (which has signs of swelling and being distended, then deflating) is StonedeadV.

I dunno if I killed this battery by leaving the key in on too many times (it's wired by Austrians, so if you hit the kill switch everything turns off automatically, except the fuel pump that quietly eats your battery) or by an ECU that has a failure mode of "turn poo poo on even with the key out of the ignition" (once again, because of Austrians) but I'd love to hear anyone's thoughts on the build quality of a modern Li battery.

E: a look at some of the beautiful masking tape afixation inside, probably doesn't need to be too fancy with that shrinkqrap overlayment.

Elviscat fucked around with this message at 04:54 on May 19, 2020

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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There's no external balance connection, just the + and - terminals, so I assume it's just passively balanced. Is there a way to balance these if there's no external connection?

This is the OEM battery on this bike. Service manual says you're supposed to pull the battery and put it on the charger if it's not ridden in some ludicrously short interval, like a week, but they also assume you're a pro-MX rider and recommend service intervals to match. Before I blew it up I left the bike sitting for up to a month without operating or charging, battery fired it right up.

Those crosslink PCBs are kinda interesting, no current flows through them, they're just ladder-shaped strips with a big sheet of copper on every "fat" rung, the strips from the cells are threaded through the skinny rungs for mechanical strength, then soldered together on top.of the copper plates, the bare copper plate visible in the picture is an unused one.

I'm thinking of just putting an AGM in there, since my fat rear end doesn't benefit from a 235lb dirt bike over a 240lb one, but it feels sacrilegious, maybe I'll just get one of those giant "Remove Before Flight" lanyards to remind me to take my drat keys out.

I'm hoping that cell shorted and was draining the battery internally through the balance circuit, and it's not another problem.

I loving HATE diagnosing electrical issues on vehicles.

E: all the new KTM/Husqvarnas use this battery, it's really funny if you get a bunch of them together on a cold day, because they all just give a week cough and make the "starter trying to turn the engine over" sad noise the first time you try, then you wait a few seconds for the battery to warm up from that initial attempt and actually fire the engine. It's just silly to hear all these beautiful orang and blue and white MY2020 bikes sound like a bunch of dying shitheaps, while all the decade old Yamahas fire right off on the first kick.

Elviscat fucked around with this message at 05:38 on May 19, 2020

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Grakkus posted:

Nice to see your house is getting fixed, and cool camper. But also


holy poo poo that McMansion

Does that thing have 2-two car garages at a right angle to each other?

Humphreys posted:

I would be putting that swelly mess into a cinderblock and covered with sand pronto.

They're being stored in the burn pit until I can get them to our local recycle station.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Tremek posted:



Yup. It's kind of a weird house with expensive roofs etc.

Yeah, have fun when you figure out the roofers hosed up the flashing and water is dribbling into the attic.

Your house is pretty big, but it's nice, simple and clean looking, that porch is gonna be badass.





I am a battery murderer, apparently there are two wires you can swap when rewiring the start switch that will make your fuel pump run without the key in, why is that loving possible? (Figured it out when I put the new battery in and got a big spark and whirrrrr from the bike, fortunately I had a picture of the original connector on my phone so I could figure out I'm a dumbass).



I swapped brown-blue and brown-white.

I also thought this was funny, got the new battery, different brand but OEM spec, and something looked familiar.



That's a cool test indicator, why does the layout look...



Oh, think these come from the same factory in China?

That test indicator is pretty useful, it's covered by the battery hold-down.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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What's that last one? It looks loving amazing.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Oh gently caress yeah, that's getting made.

I need to find bao buns.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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GnarlyCharlie4u posted:

Mon dieu, I've never even considered HOW to make bechamel or that it could be totally lost on people. Because OF-loving-COURSE your roux has to be right first.

Now I'm going back over all the unwritten recipes I've sent to people over the years that's basically "uh here's the ingredients, just do the thing and it will turn out like this <insert gourmet food porn>
I mean I always thought cooking isn't magic - it's loving simple. But maybe it's not.

I mean poo poo, now that I think about it... Even making a simple French omelette really relies on a lot of practiced technique that probably not everyone "just knows how to do". Ugh now I want morels.

I mean it's one thing to just Google some poo poo, and then Google the rest of the poo poo from the first poo poo that you don't quite get, but it's definitely a whole other thing to have grown up practicing it and seeing it in action and understanding the importance of everything.

Oh no now I'm reliving all my food-snobbery moments trying to man-splain to my friends why their crepes are just lovely pancakes, or worse; when I actually asked to speak to the Chef to explain that oyster stew is more than just loving sea snot and milk

I mean I never meant to be a rear end in a top hat but now I'm starting to think that it not necessarily how I was perceived.

Bao buns are one of the few things I have never attempted to make. I'm so picky about them to begin with, but when they're good they're my bliss.
I haven't built the strength to bear those first few dozen failures yet.

On the other hand I recently took a gamble and made a dish that was a middle-ground between paella and risotto and it was loving phenominal. I am so glad that Costco stocks real saffron.

I still remember going to Pike Place as a kid and getting homemade humbao as a kid, once in awhile I pick out some frozen ones from Safeway as a treat.

I'm actually glad that's not pork, since fried tofu is awesomer than any non pulled pork. I've been doing a lot of Tofu in my air fryer since a few months back when I made a concerted effort to eat less meat.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Coredump posted:

Yeaahh. Back in 2015 I made a post where I talked about mom’s passing, gf leaving me, and bro going to prison. Thus me having the “2015 unfathomable sadness” gif saved. Well 2020 brings Pops battling lung cancer, pooping out his stomach now (colostomy bag from diverticulitis), bro still in prison, sis has been dead for a year, and a failed relationship that blew up spectacularly. Oh and a disc herniation that has been a real bitch. Nov-Dec was especially rough cuz pops almost shed his mortal coil in the hospital. I’ve got so much to be thankful for because my job seems stable for the future, I got a place to live, etc. but sometimes I still get down. I’m trying to have better perspective and be thankful for the positive things in my life, but sometimes it hard. Basically I got to stop being such a crybaby.

I just wish I could sleep at night.

I can't express how thankful I am just to be employed and stable, and my immediate family is virtually at zero risk from COVID, (mom's 70, but in fantastic health for her age, and taking all appropriate precautions) it sucks to say, but I'm almost glad my dad isn't around anymore, 'cause I'd be in constant fear if he was, how he went was a whole lot better than being hooked to a ventilator.

There's no shame in being emotional, I hope you can sleep good again soon.




Wish I was close enough I could help you out, I moved two girls with a 3rd girl and my Ford Ranger as help a couple weeks ago, and let me tell you that was an experience. Love lifting 120lb TVs because no one else is over 140lbs and strong enough to lift the other end.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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kastein posted:

I don't seem to see an otr trucking thread. I think we have a couple truckers on here still though - currently looking at buying a roadworthy dryvan and packing it with all my crap for the move, then hiring someone who's got a bobtail/deadhead return from the Northeast to the Northwest to drag it out there and drop it on our land, rather than driving a 60 year old unreliable military truck 3000 miles and pray it doesn't break down and leave me stranded in White Power Methamphetamine Montana with all my earthly possessions in tow and no money for a 5 figure tow bill.

Anyone know anyone? Is this a really stupid idea? What rough rate should I expect to pay for ~3000 miles with a customer owned trailer, no hard pickup or delivery deadlines, and maybe 40k trailer weight at most?

If you do end up stuck in WP, Methamphetamine, let me know and I'll drive out with the Ranger and trailer to help.get your stuff out here.

As soon as you help me with the very easy task of rebuilding the Ranger's hydraulic clutch circuit.

I don't know any OTR truckers who do this kind of work, let me know any other way I can help and I'll try though

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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LloydDobler posted:

One last derail back to cooking chat, this is so true. I finally learned from watching Bon Appetit that the secret to fluffy panckakes is to not over-mix the batter. Stir it up and intentionally leave little pockets of dry mix, then let it sit for a couple minutes. I don't know why this works but last saturday I made cakes that blew up over 1/2" thick. Super light and fluffy, and delicious enough for a boxed mix.

Youtube shows like Bon Appetit and Binging with Babish are so much better at explaining cooking and baking fundamentals than any TV cooking show I've seen, tons of stuff is applicable to making all your cooking better, not just the specific recipes they're making.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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That grocery store you work for sounds like they treat their employees impressively well, I'd shop there exclusively if I lived in Texas just based on your stories.

$18 an hour plus bennies ain't rich by any means, but I'm irrationally happy that you're doing well and working for an employer that treats you well, plus all the positive you seem to be making.

I only did about a year working for a grocer, but turnover's usually pretty high and I bet you'll move up to supervisor pretty quick if you want to.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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That's not too bad, I'll always remember my experience working for Safeway, got a job working the Seafood/fresh meat counter after I lost my job as an electrician, got it after I had already signed up to enlist in the Navy, so I was pretty no fucks given. $100 in union dues a month, and I earned $0.15 over minimum wage, which nets out to me earning less than minimum wage. I trained at the Ballard Safeway, under someone who was basically the God of the seafood counter, her competency surpassed all but a few nuclear operators I've met since, no idea why she was a seafood counter manager.

Anyway, my store in Greenwood wasn't on the same level, my manager was an idiot, and I got offered her job after a month of working there, because she no-call/no-showed 4 times in a month, and I went past 10 hours of overtime covering for her, the cashiers looked at me like a loving god when they heard this, 2 weeks accidentally logging overtime if not approved in a month (seriously, like you're scheduled for 40hrs a week and you log 40hrs +5 minutes) is a firing offense. noone got approved overtime, much less 10 hours of it in a week.

I declined the offer of manager, and we hired another person, and I got "floated" between stores, up to an hour commute to work for less than minimum wage, plus they cut me back to 20hrs a week. Oh, also my store had about half a million loving dollars in COOL violations that I had to fix any drat time I took the counter.

Finally I was talking to the assistant store manager (all 5'2 of Napolean complex that he was, we bonded because I drove an '01 Mustang convertible [V6, Auto, lol] and he had an '04 GT (40th anniversary edition! I had one of these with a whipple later on, I ended up crashing it into a car at 50 mph later in life) that he was saving in his garage until "it was worth 'several hundred thousand dollars'" about a Tilapia display, we sold Tilapia for like $1.99, and we were ALWAYS fuckin pushing it, which tells you something about what they buy it for, and I brought up the fact that the walk-in freezer had a 45⁰ ice slope on the concrete, that made reaching frozen fish products extremely treacherous, he said "when you get the drat Tilapia display fixed, I'll consider fixing the walk-in!"

And I was like "lol, I quit, ain't comin' in tomorrow"

I let myself be goaded into working another two weeks, but gently caress That, I would TEAR someone apart who treated me that way now, hell I've taken my military superiors to task for treating my subordinates half that lovely, and they hold legal sway over me.

Anyways that's my story of working in grocery, and I'm pretty happy your experience is better.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Doccers posted:

... ahahhahahahhahahha dude I live in Port Orchard.

Kastein's going to get real familiar with PO, since his nearest big box hardware store is our craptastic Lowes.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Doccers posted:

Dunno, with the purdy bridge the gig harbor home depot may be closer for him. Either way, that home cafe up the street from him does a pretty good burger.

True, they're more equidistant than I thought, the GH HD is a navigational nightmare, but the store itself is much better than Slowes.

I need to start getting back down to Penrose Point down there now that the State Parks are open again.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Doccers posted:

We've taken to referring to that area as "the seven circles of hell". Count em.

Thankfully I work at Bangor, so I can just stop at the Silverdale one on my way home, pretty much just go to GH for the restaurants, well did go I guess.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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My horrible boss I've had for the past two years is leaving my office! He hosed everything up and made it 5x as hard to get work done as necessary, so I'm smoking some pork butt, and my coworkers are gonna come over for beers in celebration.

gently caress yeah.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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I love it, I've burned through about 140lbs in pellets since I got it last summer, did my family's Thanksgiving turkey on it, which was amazing, I never use the oven for any sort of meat anymore, since you can dial in any temp you want, pretty much. You don't get much extra from turning it way up to do burgers and dogs, but it's extremely convenient to do so.

I've had a few issues with reliability when all the way down at "smoke" temperature, since the low-temp cutout that turns the auger off is a little too far inside the hysteresis of how evenly it can control temperature. No other reliability problems, word is that they're trying as hard as possible to rebound from the quality issues they had switching manufacturing to China. Repair parts availability and repairability seem pretty decent.

My neighbors might be jealous, but their only chance of seeing/smelling me is when they drive by, there's no visible houses from my house.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Old Broncos are mega cool, good condition ones have been mega expensive recently.

So you're not loving in a bus anymore?



Unrelated, the pork I made today, smoked it (cut into ~ 1 lb chunks) directly at 225 for 4½ hours, then put it into a pan with garlic, onions, a cup of veggie stock and a can of dry hard apple cider, cooked it at 325 for an additional 3 hours, then removed it to a separate pan for pulling.

This is right before the shredding.



It was very good.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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That's really cool, how often would an engine like that get rebuilt, every half million kilometers or so?

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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KillHour posted:

https://buffalo.craigslist.org/cto/...7121303258.html

Taking suggestions for what this should go in.

Any '50-'85 stepside pickup

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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blk posted:

Anyone have stickers or magnets on their car? I know they’re generally considered distasteful; but I’m curious (dealer badges don’t count).

Sometimes I want to put something on my Miata that’s a statement against unnecessary crossovers and SUVs - I get a lot of commentary on how impractical it must be from people driving an empty 5000 lb battering ram without a clue.

My '93 Plymouth Colt had a "YEAH IT'S GOT A HEMI!" Sticker from the po, on the rear hatch, which I thought was hilarious, when I scrapped that car I took the hatch off, built a crate for it, and shipped it Greyhound from NY to CA, my buddy's grandparents who I shipped it to found it equally amusing, bonus points for it being a 90's teal hatch on an 80's poo poo brown car.

A lot of dirtbike riders around here have this sticker:

Expressing their dislike of slow, cumbersome, lovely, dangerous vehicles that get in the way, so a riff off that might work for you.

I also searched to see if a similar thing already existed and, uh...



WTF are you trying to suggest here Google?





E: Oh yeah, my truck has a couple stupid "PROUD PARENT OF A NAVY SAILOR!!!" Stickers on the window, which looks pretty dumb since I'm a sailor, but it's my Dad's old truck so I can't really take 'em off. Plus ( wordswordswords) and (:symbolofthedeptofthenavy: wordswordswords) bumper stickers kinda fade into the tapestry around here.

Elviscat fucked around with this message at 19:05 on May 26, 2020

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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BraveUlysses posted:

looking forward to the inevitable "a chud threw a full monster energy can at my car because of my removable passive-aggressive anti-suv sticker"

Nah, all those types have pickup trucks or Wranglers and aren't gonna personally identify with SUVs to get offended over that sticker.

kastein posted:

I wish I could find the spare fuel pump for my white MJ because I need it right now, dammit.


And you didn't even know him on IRC...

He blocked me silently a couple weeks after the election. I didn't even notice for a while, then months or years later he unlocked me and told me why and I was just like "... Ok?"

Snowflakes gonna snowflake, I guess

Those types are the worst at having daisy-soft feelings when it comes to political views, my libertarian roomate always whines and cries about "not being able to express (his) views due to being surrounded by liberals" in one of WW's most conservative areas, he's also saying this to a Socialist who's spent 10 years in the military, don't know about putting up with differing opinions, huh?

Too bad about DV though, he was a great source of living vicariously through massively powerful American sports cars, followed by overwhelming Schadenfreud when they proved to be hideously lovely and unreliable when brand new.

How many engines did Chrysler replace for him on his Viper when it was new?

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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AA ate my steak post so this picture is submitted without comment.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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taqueso posted:

I was scanning craiglist and apparently there is a challenger Scat Pack.. what is up with that name?

Maybe you should be more up on your bug book jive y'feel?



https://youtu.be/PN-h-dYh4tg

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Holy poo poo AvE has gone off the 'ol Libertarian rails, bitching about masks and poo poo in his latest videos. I'm unsubscribing, all here does these days it's gently caress with his CNC and try to use flextures to solve every problem (they don't)

We all fall to Dunning-Kruger in the end I guess.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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cursedshitbox posted:

I'm with you there. This country has always been pretty lovely, now the emperor has no clothes.

Yeah, this year's primary really confirmed that the Democratic party is owned by a different set of oligarchs that support socially liberal policies, as long as those policies don't effect their own bottom line. We were let down pretty hard by a constitution that promotes a bicameral system, I think. I'll always hold out hope that we can right the ship, but I dunno if I'll see it in my lifetime, things like socialized healthcare and free higher education (at least for some), are not optional for a wealthy first-world country, IMO.


I'm a lot more tolerant of CHUDy poo poo than a lot of people, I've had to be to spend 10 years in the military (granted, the nuclear-trained contingent of the Navy is probably also the leftmost) but I'm fed the gently caress up with Libertarians, it takes such a willful ignorance of history to think that poo poo works, we've DONE it, it was called laissez faire, and it fed tens of thousands of immigrants through a loving meat grinder (sometimes literally) and shattered the nation so bad that if it weren't for FDR and the New Deal followed by a World War we likely would have seen communist uprisings in the US. It's no coincidence that the Venn Diagram of Libertarians and Anti-Vax idiots has such a massive overlap, most of these people literally don't know what Smallpox or Polio were, or the hellish effects they had on the people they infected, even after they were done wiping out populations and a natural herd immunity was established.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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CAT INTERCEPTOR posted:

Black People took a knee in a silent PEACEFUL protest and plenty of white people lost their loving minds starting from the Orange racist-in-chief. Gee I wonder why there's a goddamn riot when yet another POC is murdered by a cop?

White protest : "We cant get a haircut!!!"

Black protest : "We dont want to be loving shot while jogging!"



Ummm..... yes pls

Derek M. Chauvin makes me sick to my loving stomach, that motherfucker better be tried and convicted for murder.

There's a Facebook post out there that shows a bunch of Whites rioting and burning poo poo 'cause City Name Sports Team won/lost, I really wouldn't be offended if POC wanted to burn most of this country to the ground based on the offenses they've seen.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Or "When the looting starts the shooting starts"

Not that I respected the cheeto ever.

Elviscat
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I think quarantines and sanctions with China are loving poo poo up too, a lot of powertools and consumables seem to be in pretty short supply right now at the hardware stores.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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Knipex stuff is FANTASTIC, and really not that expensive, a pair of Knipex dikes will cut more steel/copper than 100 pairs of cheap dikes.

Elviscat
Jan 1, 2008

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cursedshitbox posted:

"There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people."

Combover Caligula is adding LOX to this fire.

Yeah, this is why the active duty contingent of the military is unarmed (with the exception of base police/security) when they're on American soil, it's fundamental to the credo and mission of the armed forces that they only be employed against foreign enemies of the State, and the fundamental idea goes back to the 3rd amendment.


Posse Comitatus Act posted:

Sec. 15. From and after the passage of this act it shall not be lawful to employ any part of the Army of the United States, as a posse comitatus, or otherwise, for the purpose of executing the laws, except in such cases and under such circumstances as such employment of said force may be expressly authorized by the Constitution or by act of Congres

Notably, this doesn't apply to the National Guard, it doesn't call out the Navy or Marine Corps, but DoD policy is that it applies to all branches.

Wouldn't expect the Orange gently caress to actually read the Constitution much less silly little laws like Posse comitatus.

Fake edit, my phone changed posse comitatus to " Pisse Coitatus" in that quote title, which, uh, would be something else.

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Jan 1, 2008

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Don't forget 1918!

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