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And yet people watch movies that are filled with violence for entertainment along with cartoons and comics and Manga.

Don't try to say you Don't enjoy a good action movie filled with stuff exploding and a hero that saves the world and gets the girl.

Brainwashed and programmed much are we ?

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Desert TortoiseMay 17  11:58 pm JST

Do you honestly expect big business to donate millions without a payoff? They want cheap labor and consumers and thus large scale immigration

My wife and step daughter are immigrants. My grandparents and one of my uncles are immigrants. I don't have anything nice to say to people who run down immigrants. They are the backbone of America, not the miserable anglo saxon garbage who ran my grandparents down and called them names, or the filth who make fun of my wife's ethnicity, treat her bad because of her accent never mind she has a BSEE and is a real live rocket scientists. And then some tosser shows up on J-T to run immigrants down some more. Maybe if you had some first hand experience you might say the things you say. Immigrants work harder, commit less crime and are far more family oriented than native born Americans. They start businesses at a far higher proportion than native born Americans. You wonder why so many shops and gas stations are und by immigrants? It's because they have hustle. Where I work our contractors need US Citizens who do not do drugs. They can't get people because everyone pops positive on the drug test and/or lacks education. The natives just want to slide by with Cs and party. My wife busted her butt raising a daughter and working her way through to BSEE, and my family worked equally hard to build wealth and make something of themselves while snooty anglo saxons made fun of us and said our religion made us disloyal to the US. So spare me your xenophobia. I'm tired of it.

When I was stationed in California I saw migrant workers, Latinos working the vineyards and the orchards. They work hard out there in the sun, they're industrious. Most of them come here for a better life.

And the same goes for the war refugees from Vietnam, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc. Some of them now run small get-go stores and gas stations, that's not 'sucking up the milk and honey'. There's been so many lies about these non-WASP immigrants and I am totally sick of it. It's absolute BS and it's a LIE. And these lies always lead to violence.

In the Navy I knew quite a number of Filipinos that are in it and I got along well with most of them. And immigrants from a few other nations too and we were all treated the same there.

There are no free rides in America. Nobody said it was easy.

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I hope you feel the same about the scum that burned our cities down for 3 months and nothing was done to bring these people to justice. There is a reason why the media won't talk to these people that lost it all because of a political motive and shame on them for being partisan political hacks.

And yet you supported the Canadian convoy, in another country.

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Do you honestly expect big business to donate millions without a payoff? They want cheap labor and consumers and thus large scale immigration

My wife and step daughter are immigrants. My grandparents and one of my uncles are immigrants. I don't have anything nice to say to people who run down immigrants. They are the backbone of America, not the miserable anglo saxon garbage who ran my grandparents down and called them names, or the filth who make fun of my wife's ethnicity, treat her bad because of her accent never mind she has a BSEE and is a real live rocket scientists. And then some tosser shows up on J-T to run immigrants down some more. Maybe if you had some first hand experience you might say the things you say. Immigrants work harder, commit less crime and are far more family oriented than native born Americans. They start businesses at a far higher proportion than native born Americans. You wonder why so many shops and gas stations are und by immigrants? It's because they have hustle. Where I work our contractors need US Citizens who do not do drugs. They can't get people because everyone pops positive on the drug test and/or lacks education. The natives just want to slide by with Cs and party. My wife busted her butt raising a daughter and working her way through to BSEE, and my family worked equally hard to build wealth and make something of themselves while snooty anglo saxons made fun of us and said our religion made us disloyal to the US. So spare me your xenophobia. I'm tired of it.

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It is neither. It is the people of America. It is who Americans vote into office and why Americans vote for them. 

Anerica is a duopoly. You have 2 choices and both are 100% the property of Wall Street.

That is not a system the average American created, its the product of decades of political corruption and an election cycle largely funded by cooperate money.

Do you honestly expect big business to donate millions without a payoff? They want cheap labor and consumers and thus large scale immigration.

Its the same in Australia right now with the peak business body for the country advocating massive immigration numbers to make up for Covid (but in reality, way beyond that) while the people want it cut, not because of racism, but because of transport conjestion, the cost of housing being driven through the roof, strain on the hospital system and every other impact that occurs when you have a large influx of people.

Election after election Americans vote for politicians who they know going in are going to excuse any amount of gun violence, make it impossible to legislate any kind of limits on gun purchase, who will vote for legislation that punishes minorities and the poor while favoring one religion over all others. Americans will vote for openly racist candidates because they are themselves racist and desire racist government policies. What is going on in many states with voting restrictions is a prime example, as are moves to suppress the teaching of America's racist past, and present, fearing it might upset someone. Poor, tender souls. Did these same weaklings have as much consideration for the minorities they persecute? Americans vote these people in. Americans cannot later complain about the results. "Wall Street", whatever that is, has absolutely nothing to do with it. Not one little thing. The American people are violent, and often violently racist. That is the history of the US. Stop deflecting.

For a country that seems to have openly racist politics, its amazing that hundreds of thousands of migrants are allowed into the country every year. You wouldnt think that would be possible if the country was so racist, would you? So you'll understand if I dont buy your argument. Your talking about a slim minority at the political level that dont seem to have any impact on federal policy.

Certainly the American people can be violent. But when I look at Myanmar, Iran and so many countries thoughtout the world where the authorities have a monopoly on lethal force and use it regularly to bash, shoot and otherwise eliminate opposition, I can see the wisdom in the second amendment and so can many, MANY people. Sri Lanka might soon be another shining example of why the second amendment or something like it, needs to exist. Lets hope the army now on the streets can exercise restraint against a population that has every right to be angry.

For those that want the 2nd amendment removed or watered down significantly, what your really advocating is the break up of America because thats the only way to achieve that outcome. And maybe, in the end, that will be what happens. Back to the North/South dvide. Sad, but so be it I guess

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Desert TortoiseToday  02:35 am JST

Once again, its not the "Jews" its Wall Street.

Its nearly always Wall Street and their equivalents throughout the West. They run the show, not politicians.

It is neither. It is the people of America. It is who Americans vote into office and why Americans vote for them. Election after election Americans vote for politicians who they know going in are going to excuse any amount of gun violence, make it impossible to legislate any kind of limits on gun purchase, who will vote for legislation that punishes minorities and the poor while favoring one religion over all others. Americans will vote for openly racist candidates because they are themselves racist and desire racist government policies. What is going on in many states with voting restrictions is a prime example, as are moves to suppress the teaching of America's racist past, and present, fearing it might upset someone. Poor, tender souls. Did these same weaklings have as much consideration for the minorities they persecute? Americans vote these people in. Americans cannot later complain about the results. "Wall Street", whatever that is, has absolutely nothing to do with it. Not one little thing. The American people are violent, and often violently racist. That is the history of the US. Stop deflecting.

During the past 30 years or so, racist loudmouths have been allowed on AM talk radio, telling their lies and encouraging hate. That always leads to violence in the end. Violence has been glorified thru TV and films for so long too, with no accountability for the ones who do it. Quentin Tarantino movies with their 'violence and sadism for the hell of it' and having no protagonists to sympathize with is an example. And there's these racist cops (not a large percent of the police force) and the dummies who make up excuses for the abuses.

And religion? Too many people thought it was OK to kill 6 million Jews in the Holocaust. What did they ever do to deserve that? Nothing. But the antisemite lies continue. Same for Islam. When I was in college, Muslims were being exterminated the same way in the former Yugoslavia. A lot of people I thought were my friends (and Christians too) at the time chastised me for being 'concerned' about that. I don't give a rat's ass who it is or what - genocide and hate is WRONG. BAD IS BAD.

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The people who live stream crimes of this sort are no better than Al Qaeda or Daesh. They are more alike than different too.

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Once again, its not the "Jews" its Wall Street.

Its nearly always Wall Street and their equivalents throughout the West. They run the show, not politicians.

It is neither. It is the people of America. It is who Americans vote into office and why Americans vote for them. Election after election Americans vote for politicians who they know going in are going to excuse any amount of gun violence, make it impossible to legislate any kind of limits on gun purchase, who will vote for legislation that punishes minorities and the poor while favoring one religion over all others. Americans will vote for openly racist candidates because they are themselves racist and desire racist government policies. What is going on in many states with voting restrictions is a prime example, as are moves to suppress the teaching of America's racist past, and present, fearing it might upset someone. Poor, tender souls. Did these same weaklings have as much consideration for the minorities they persecute? Americans vote these people in. Americans cannot later complain about the results. "Wall Street", whatever that is, has absolutely nothing to do with it. Not one little thing. The American people are violent, and often violently racist. That is the history of the US. Stop deflecting.

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What baffles me is the focus these people still have on blaming Jews for everything. Such a tiny, tiny percentage of the world population.

Personally I dont believe the "Great Replacement Theory" is a some sinister plot, its just the natural result of big business demanding politicians bring in skilled labor and cheap, unskilled labor, both to fill their pockets and act as consumers.

If you hear big business tell it, and they've been telling it for decades, Westerners are too expensive to hire. They often dont have the necessary skills and according to people like Elon, they dont work hard either.

This has been standard neo liberal dogma for decades now and since they control who gets elected via funding, are people surprised at surging immigration levels?

Once again, its not the "Jews" its Wall Street.

Its nearly always Wall Street and their equivalents throughout the West. They run the show, not politicians.

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Why did he shoot white people if it's racially motivated?

Maybe it might be a good idea to leave the videos up so people can see what actually happened

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You should not deprive 99.9% of users a service because a tiny minority abuse it.

I feel the same way about guns.

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Q: found it inexcusable the live-stream wasn't taken down “within a second"

Someone who knows so little about what is technologically possible should not be allowed to hold public office.

Q: People are sharing these ideas.

Like it or not, sharing ideas is protected by the first amendment of the US constitution, which I suspect Hochul took an oath to defend. There is no way of pre-sorting those ideas, whether they are shared online, by mail or in pubs. China and Russia do try. Maybe Hochul should ask Xi and Putin for advice.

It is not the fault of social media companies that the United States has so many maniacs with easy access to guns.

This is a gun problem and a racism problem, not a tech problem. Stop deflecting blame.

You should not deprive 99.9% of users a service because a tiny minority abuse it.

Punish criminals, not technologies that are abused by criminals.

American politicians need to stop blaming technology and fix their wretched, racist, violent and heavily armed society.

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