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161   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 3:29am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

@Patrick is it just YouTube specifically or is it a clash with the fact that hyperlinks post as blue causing the problem?
162   Patrick   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 8:06am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

@errc I'm not sure what the problem was, but I will come back to the idea of putting quotes in different colors.
163   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 8:07am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

@Patrick can you restore the time stamps to users locale?

I liked that
164   Patrick   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 8:10am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

If you click on your own name or icon, and then 'edit profile', you should be able to change your timezone and then all the timestamps should be in that timezone.

Let me know if it does not work for you.
165   Onvacation   ignore (2)   2018 Mar 6, 9:45am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

APFuck is now the most liked patnet user of all time.
I checked before Patrick got rid of the user list.
I appreciate AF's humor, though I liked it more when it was about cannibal anarchy instead of sodomising Trump.
166   missing   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 10:35am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Patrick says
and took down the user list page because it seemed like it was causing problems.


LOL
I knew it was a matter of time.
167   someone else   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 10:37am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Onvacation says
I appreciate AF's humor, though I liked it more when it was about cannibal anarchy instead of sodomising Trump.


I agree. The unremitting personal attacks on Trump are kind of tedious, especially when they are completely evidence-free.

FP says
Patrick says
and took down the user list page because it seemed like it was causing problems.


LOL
I knew it was a matter of time.


Yes, the site should not be a competition for likes or number of comments. It should just be people talking to try to gain useful insights from each other about housing, politics, economics, etc.
168   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 10:51am   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

I agree. The unremitting personal attacks on Trump are kind of tedious, especially when they are completely evidence-free.

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It’s a shame this attitude didn’t exist nine years ago, huh?
169   Patrick   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 10:56am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

I didn't say the Obama stuff was any better.
170   RafiMaas   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 11:13am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Patrick says
I didn't say the Obama stuff was any better.


Didn't say it was just as bad either.
171   TwoScoopsOfWompWomp   ignore (2)   2018 Mar 6, 11:19am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Patrick says
@TwoScoopsPlissken OK you should be able to post YouTube videos again. The problem was that I was trying to allow certain styles so that blockquotes could be in a different color, and that managed to conflict with YouTube somehow.


Thanks Pat
172   RafiMaas   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 11:25am   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

someone else says
I agree. The unremitting personal attacks on Trump are kind of tedious, especially when they are completely evidence-free.


I'd say the unremitting personal attacks on leftist and anything else that is said to cause a flame war are kind of tedious, especially when they are completely evidence-free.

I dare you to look up who uses the term leftist the most at Pat net and how many of those posts are evidence-free.
173   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 11:36am   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

RafiMaas says
Patrick says
I didn't say the Obama stuff was any better.


Didn't say it was just as bad either.


The silence in general was deafening

Trump himself ran with the birther crap for years.

Patnet sent Obama packing with a “bye bye, nigger boy!”. Nary a peep

What in the flying fuck did these people expect the reaction was going to be to their eight years of ODS, and the incivility they promoted?

Most of us aren’t cucked ass bitches with daddy issues dreaming of getting reamed by Daddy Trump.
174   missing   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 12:14pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

someone else says

Yes, the site should not be a competition for likes or number of comments


I agree, creating safe zones is quite fashionable nowadays. Nobody should have to face reality, especially when it's unflattering.
175   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:22pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

What do you think it says when FortReagan here says with almost every single post "Liberals are ..." (some stinking straw man to scorn)

What is up with that? It's abusive venting after Fox, 4chan, Breitbart & InfoWars pushed all your buttons that's what.

All that stuff you call liberal media are just what remains of news media after Fox came on the scene with unparalleled backing pulling your strings every day. What are they all supposed to do, keep trying to sell real news that doesn't have emotional pull? or start dumbing themselves down until they draw an audience for their sponsors?

Where are the liberals saying with every stinking comment that "right wingers are ... " (some stinking straw man to scorn)

Does everybody not realize that we would still be paying tribute to the king of England if it weren't for liberal politics?

Is it really a substitute for "damned yankees are ...(some stinking straw man to scorn)?" It sounds that way. Is this the south rising agin?

Our social breakdown closely compares to the rise of popular fascism under Mussolini. And now, shock of shocks, Italy goes right wing ... again.
176   mell   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 12:25pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

jazz_music says
"Liberals are ..." (some stinking straw man to scorn)


It's just an imprecise term, it should be leftists. The true and original liberals are today's right-wingers and libertarians. The left has just veered completely to the extreme while the right has veered closer to the (commons-sense) middle. That's why you see elections the way turn out they do currently.
177   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:29pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

What else can happen here, except be an echo chamber for the fake grievances and attacks every day.

Talking heads make big money every day feeding you red meat that makes you feel so smart you just have to spread it around for us all to admire, [sic] pledging their allegiance, pounding their podiums and crying real tears on camera. --with that you must have a non-believer to scorn

What won't get badgered until it finds a better use for precious free time?
178   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 12:33pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

mell says
jazz_music says
"Liberals are ..." (some stinking straw man to scorn)


It's just an imprecise term, it should be leftists. The true and original liberals are today's right-wingers and libertarians. The left has just veered completely to the extreme while the right has veered closer to the (commons-sense) middle. That's why you see elections the way turn out they do currently.


Lololol

Yea because liberals just sit idly by and watch their own put god before Country, and lie their faces off about how they care about Veterans and solving the opiate crisis, while continuing Hemp/Cannabis Prohibition. What a fucking joke
179   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:33pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

mell says
It's just an imprecise term, it should be leftists.

Yeah? Well there might be a tactical reason for that conflation that goes WAAAAAY BEYOND simple imprecision.
180   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 12:36pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

The true and original liberals are today's right-wingers and libertarians.

——————-

I can’t believe anyone could be so delusional to believe such obviously dishonest shit

Puke
181   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:38pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

errc says
sit idly by and watch their own put god before Country

That shit is only when it's convenient as fuck too

That hypocrisy is so thick, the only reason it can exist is that people are silent, afraid of missing out on social networking benefits and afraid of getting turned on by the local hicks.

Local power politics, preachers sure as fuck ain't proud or principled.
182   mell   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 12:42pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

errc says
The true and original liberals are today's right-wingers and libertarians.

——————-

I can’t believe anyone could be so delusional to believe such obviously dishonest shit

Puke


Bourgeois Liberalism

is how Liberalism started. Adam Smith, etc. Closest to Libertarians likely. They were likely mostly Christians, and the Marxists and communists (extreme left) hated them.
183   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 12:43pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Liberals ruined everything!
REEEEEEEE
KEK KEK KEK!
Stfu

Meanwhile in reality, Republicans/Conservatives are unrelenting, unAmerican lying POS who hate America and the Freedoms and Liberties envisioned by the Liberals (Founding Fathers)


https://www.civilized.life/articles/republican-preventing-congress-voting-on-marijuana-bills/
184   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:45pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

errc says
solving the opiate crisis

There is some really heady profit-gouging stink about this crisis. Other countries don't have this problem at all. EVEN COUNTRIES WHERE THESE DRUGS ARE SOLD OVER THE COUNTER!!!

The solution is always to arrest a lot of people and force them to support corrections counselors and racketeer doctors. --never calling it slavery

Really the cause of all our social cancer is our own murderous greed for stock market gains because none of us can look forward to any defined pension any more and at the same time social security is getting fucked up the ass, mostly by Republicans.

What else can you do? --buy guns, drive humvees, grow yams ... you see how this shit plays out?
185   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 12:45pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.


I root for their comeuppance every day of the week, Failed Fucking Losers
186   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:47pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

errc says
those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

"Good time Charlies"
187   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 12:48pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

jazz_music says
errc says
solving the opiate crisis

There is some really heady profit-gouging stink about this crisis. Other countries don't have this problem at all. EVEN COUNTRIES WHERE THESE DRUGS ARE SOLD OVER THE COUNTER!!!

The solution is always to arrest a lot of people and force them to support corrections counselors and racketeer doctors.

Really the cause of all our social cancer is our own murderous greed for stock market gains because none of us can look forward to any defined pension any more and at the same time social security is getting fucked up the ass, mostly by Republicans.

What else can you do? --buy guns, drive humvees, grow yams ... you see how this shit plays out?


You can always absolve yourself from any responsibility, as if you owe no duty to your country to remain vigilant in protecting our freedoms and liberties, and simply sit back and blame liberals
188   mell   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 12:48pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

jazz_music says
errc says
solving the opiate crisis

There is some really heady profit-gouging stink about this crisis. Other countries don't have this problem at all. EVEN COUNTRIES WHERE THESE DRUGS ARE SOLD OVER THE COUNTER!!!

The solution is always to arrest a lot of people and force them to support corrections counselors and racketeer doctors.

Really the cause of all our social cancer is our own murderous greed for stock market gains because none of us can look forward to any defined pension any more and at the same time social security is getting fucked up the ass, mostly by Republicans.

What else can you do? --buy guns, drive humvees, grow yams ... you see how this shit plays out?


There is no solution to the opioid crisis, Either you let people be free - which includes free to wreck themselves - or not. I am for legalization of all drugs, but it won't be a solution. Either way the amount of addicts roughly stays the same, but at least you get rid of some of the crime around it.

errc says
Meanwhile in reality, Republicans/Conservatives are unrelenting, unAmerican lying POS who hate America and the Freedoms and Liberties envisioned by the Liberals (Founding Fathers)


The FF were Christians, I doubt they would have voted for recreational drug use, even though they were big on personal liberty. It's about the context.
189   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 12:52pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

errc says
libertarians.

Libertarians are just silly. Not different very much DIFFERENT from anarchists.

Meanwhile no people in history have ever failed to establish a government. A REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT.

Capitalism will never tolerate a representative government; its inefficient as a vehicle for greater profits. They got us all talking nonsense to avoid standing up for ourselves, and the constant NEEDLESS threat of disastrous poverty, and sending our kids off to fight constant wars, where Capitalism is always the big winner.

This is all social control. Keep you from interfering with return on investments. Guess what? --you must interfere with return on investments or they will keep oppressing you until you all live shorter and shorter lives of hard labor, mental stress, and scarcity. YES! THE MEEK SHALL INHERIT NOTHING!

There is no shame or scandal in working people seeing some real benefit from the taxes they pay. This is not leftism. This is not fucking communism. Don't be such a useful little moron.

Look at the fairytales they flood the air with to get us into EVERY FUCKING WAR WE EVER GOT INTO.

DAMMIT!!!!
190   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 12:54pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

mell says
jazz_music says
errc says
solving the opiate crisis

There is some really heady profit-gouging stink about this crisis. Other countries don't have this problem at all. EVEN COUNTRIES WHERE THESE DRUGS ARE SOLD OVER THE COUNTER!!!

The solution is always to arrest a lot of people and force them to support corrections counselors and racketeer doctors.

Really the cause of all our social cancer is our own murderous greed for stock market gains because none of us can look forward to any defined pension any more and at the same time social security is getting fucked up the ass, mostly by Republicans.

What else can you do? --buy guns, drive humvees, grow yams ... you see how this shit plays out?


There is no solution to the opioid crisis, Either you let people be free - which includes free to wreck t...


Wow, just fucking wow. Unbelievable
191   mell   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 12:57pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

jazz_music says
Capitalism will never tolerate a representative government; its inefficient as a vehicle for greater profits.


Maybe partially true, but it works better than all other forms on this planet. Otherwise people wouldn't be crossing the border to live under this bad system.
192   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 1:04pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

mell says
Otherwise people wouldn't be crossing the border to live under this bad system.

That's a damn weak argument and I'm not willing to sit by as we slowly but surely get transformed from the best place on the planet (through the 1960s) to the worst place on the planet for the sake of return on investments, this is the road to hell on earth.

And the only way hell on earth becomes a sure thing is if we are all too scared to do shit about it because we feel the need never to interfere with FUCKING return on investments!

Fortunately, most millennials aren't buying any of the bullshit, God bless their hearts.
193   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 1:06pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Land of the brave and the free

So shut up and get to work, there are no other options available, you daddy should have been richer.

LOL

I can only stand to think about this shit for a limited time per day.
194   RafiMaas   ignore (0)   2018 Mar 6, 1:07pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

mell says
The FF were Christians, I doubt they would have voted for recreational drug use, even though they were big on personal liberty. It's about the context.


I can guarantee they wouldn't have voted for recreational drug use. Because they didn't have to, it was already legal. They believed in freedom, they grew marijuana and some probably even used it.
195   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 1:09pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Hooboy free to have corporations be people, free to use unlimited anonymous money to get accomodating servants into political office.

What does that do? You tell me.

Does that neutralize representative government or not?

Why is that necessary? Why would a free people tolerate their interests being silenced?
196   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 1:15pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

RafiMaas says
they grew marijuana and some probably even used it.

Indigenous people for religious reasons and for holistic medicinal reasons.

They did not have the benefit of pills that were created for the purpose of converting the medicine into something that can be copyrighted and made scarce and priced dearly.

They also didn't have an enforcement cartel to keep supporting, a pain pill industry making people that have pain into slaves, and tobacco and alcohol industries also killing people while gaining massive wealth AND THE POWER TO PREVENT DEMOCRACY.
197   jazz_music   ignore (4)   2018 Mar 6, 1:23pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

mell says
The FF were Christians

Quakers, Lutherans, Calvinists. They hated both Catholics, jews, and they had witch hunts and burnings too. They hung effigies of the pope and persecuted others.

So why do we get this pretty fairytale about people came to America to enjoy religious freedom?

Is anybody here willing to go to some far away remote location with no buildings at all inhabited only by 'savages' and wild animals SO YOU CAN GO TO YOUR CHURCH???

REALLY? DOES THAT MAKE ANY SENSE AT ALL???

WHY DO WE BELIEVE THAT???? Or ... do you reeeeeally believe in that? or do you just say "fuck it, I'm not going to rock the fucking boat, the bastards will turn on me"

Not so brave and free are you?
198   mell   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 1:39pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

RafiMaas says
mell says
The FF were Christians, I doubt they would have voted for recreational drug use, even though they were big on personal liberty. It's about the context.


I can guarantee they wouldn't have voted for recreational drug use. Because they didn't have to, it was already legal. They believed in freedom, they grew marijuana and some probably even used it.


https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/busting-some-myths-about-the-founding-fathers-and-marijuana/

Either way I wouldn't jump to conclusions here. In context many things back then were forbidden or problematic at least, that are viewed as ok today.
199   mell   ignore (1)   2018 Mar 6, 1:41pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

jazz_music says
Fortunately, most millennials aren't buying any of the bullshit, God bless their hearts.


Gen Z is fairly conservative. What both may not buy is globalism.
200   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Mar 6, 1:42pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

RafiMaas says
mell says
The FF were Christians, I doubt they would have voted for recreational drug use, even though they were big on personal liberty. It's about the context.


I can guarantee they wouldn't have voted for recreational drug use. Because they didn't have to, it was already legal. They believed in freedom, they grew marijuana and some probably even used it.


Thank you

It’s refreshing to see America isn’t dead yet

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