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May 31, 2017

I hate looking at this board

And seeing that it looks like I'm the only one with problems.

It's fucking with me.

May 31, 2017

Stuff You Should Know - Are Election Laws Designed to Suppress Voting?

I'm going to try and make a regular thing outta this! Fans of SYSK, UNITE!

Plus, talk about a relevant episode! I think this will be a good start!

I'll post episodes and then we can all discuss!

Here's today's episode: http://www.stuffyoushouldknow.com/podcasts/election-laws-suppress-voting.htm


May 29, 2017

Just bought a new grill!


*Scratches belly*

Reckon I'm gonna fire up some delicious vegan eats on this baby!


That's the old sad grill in the background there. It went from trusty to rusty. RIP my fire flower!

But this new one is a beaut! I'm just curing the grates right now.

Also just decided the name of the new grill. It is named, SUPER NINTENDO.

May 26, 2017

"What is the end goal?" A conversation with my formerly Republican brother in law.

Hello, I wanted to include DU in this discussion that I had with my brother in law the other day.

A background on him, he's of the traditional mindset of the Republican party. He is NOT a bad Republican, the ones we've come to understand make the majority of the party today. No, my BIL is learned, and is rooted in the traditional "less federal power, more state power" ideology. He is gay. He believes that everyone should have equal rights, same as we do, it's just that the states should have more power than the federal.

He believes that the rich take too much and should be taxed more. Basically, he felt Bernie Sanders was the best choice for us. And ever since the most recent election he had certainly understood that the GOP as it is today is NOT traditionally conservative or Republican by any definition. It's something else. So, knowing that, drop your swords and put out the torches.

Basically, I asked him this... "What is the end goal of today's Republican Party? Their policies will kill millions. It will only make things infinitely harder for the middle class and lower while empowering themselves. What are they striving for? I've often wondered, are they saving all this money to build a spaceship and leave us all to die here? But I know that sounds stupid. Bernie Sanders stated that it was a greed that he couldn't understand. That they are addicted to get more money than they could ever use. What is it?"

My BIL then said this.

"Bernie is not far from the truth. The truth is, it's more than greed. They're literally psychopaths. This really does come down to the conclusion that they are devoid of empathy. They don't really have emotion. They get to that level of power because of the way they are, and they surround themselves with one another because that's in their nature. They don't have an end goal because they literally don't have that foresight. All this is, is self gratification for the short term and they can't see ahead because they simply aren't capable of it."

It was a depressing conclusion to say the least. But I can say this. If they all lack empathy and surround themselves with one another, they'll surely implode and eat their own. That's just a fact.

Fellow DUers, what do you think? And do you think there's an end goal or is it just short-sighted self gratification?

May 25, 2017

Got antagonized today...

And now it's rolling downhill.

Suicide and abandonment of hope permeates.

May 23, 2017

Playing For Honor right now

Anyone want to join me? Team Samurai for the win!

May 23, 2017

Does anyone know the answer to this? Why is the right opposed to globalization?

Honestly, when I think about it, if globalization lead to the elimination of all nations and we just became one citizenship of planet Earth, what would be the problem with that? Aren't we all in this together anyways?

Now maybe I'm naive and a lot of you oppose it as well and I don't know what I'm talking about. But I'm just trying to seek a greater understanding.

UPDATED TO ADD: So basically xenophobia?

May 23, 2017

Heard a Trumper's theory on how Trump will destroy ISIS.

It's as easy as this everyone.

Russia isn't the enemy, and we need to join up with them to eradicate ISIS. Their military is huge, so is ours and once we get that together, BAM, it's done.

Man, we're just so dumb! The solution was right there on our noses! Just eradicate them! Then, world peace.

May 21, 2017

So my wife and I just did our first session at the local planet fitness

And mentally, I feel so clear.

I can notice it as clearly as I first noticed the effects of veganism.

There's no odd thoughts invading. There's no paranoia. No self hatred. No anger. Everything is clear.

And everything makes sense.

That was good for me. So good.

May 21, 2017

Going to the gym with my wife for the first time in our lives. UPDATED!!!


jk I feel great! My wife and I actually enjoyed ourselves and got past the anxiety with plenty of laughter and support.

We felt good as we left, didn't feel like poop. So we must have done something right.

One problem though was that a few too many men leered at my wife a bit much and it made her uncomfortable. Any advice for dealing with live testosterone?

Other than that, we had fun on a multitude of machines and ended the session with treadmill cardio. I think we might even come back!

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