2nd part of if #4 and punch, kick, bite whatever is necessary to make sure they dare not confront you again. Growing up, I was always bigger and physically more mature than most others my age. By 9th grade I went to a private Catholic HS and most others student thought I was a teacher. Back then I wanted to be like Arnold Schwarzenegger so I started lifting weights when I was in 7th grade. By the time HS came around I was pretty intimidating looking and because of that had my share of scraps simply because people wanted to call me out just to knock off the big man. I took some hits but for the most part gave a lot more than I received. Things didnt change until college when most all the other kids caught up and some were bigger than me. I can say I never started a fight but and would never turn the cheek unless I knew the person who confronted me had no chance of beating me. In college the biggest kid in school, a baseball player, bumped into me at a packed bar and beer spilled on him. A complete accident but he took a shot at me and missed. With out thinking I punched him so hard his knees bucked and he went down. This guy was 65 and built and was put down with one punch in a crowded bar in front of all his friends and others from school. I broke his nose and blood was everywhere. Later that night at about 3:00am I hear a knock on my dorm room door and there was Mr. Baseball, hands wrapped to protect them, with 15 other guys wanting to settle the score. I should have laughed and closed the door but I didnt. My roommate and I went out against all these guys. Mr. Baseball and I squared off and after a few punches we ended up on the ground with me on my back holding his wrists so he couldnt punch me. He would knee me and I would let go a wrist a scratch or bite to fight back. After about 5 minutes we were both spent and agreed to get up. He won that round and we shook hands and were buddies after that. My roommate and his boys never engaged otherwise we would have been torn up. Guess who else was on the baseball team and might have been there I dont recall. Eric Bolling ex-Fox scum was on my college baseball team. My college didnt have a football team so baseball was the big sport. Bolling was a creep back then but I have to say a very good baseball player. Anyway, my fighting days stopped in law school when I did whatever it took to avoid fights.
As a criminal defense attorney I have been saying this for years, cops will tough up pretty much all
races and ages. Before video it was a secret that most in law enforcement and criminal defense knew. Client after client would describe being roughed up by aggressive cops for no apparent reason. Of course, African American men were universally mistreated but I had many white suburban young people and women describe being mistreated both physically and verbally at the hands of the police. That doesnt mean all cops are bad, I dont suggest that. Im saying we are all potential victims to cops who have bad temperaments and should not be trusted to enforce the law.
the wealthy. I was down in Cape May, NJ last week and the Trump flag waived on many very expensive boats. Not as many as previous years but still it amazes me. My BIL who is extremely wealthy is a fully stuck down the rabbit hole. He gets all his news from FB memes and absurd stories written by propagandists. He sat and watched 2000 Mules with an intensity I have never seen from him before. When I try to explain how its impossible to create fake ballots as NJ has over 500 towns and all the ballots are different he just shrugs off the facts. He knows nothing about the insurrection and everything is either fake news or that I am drinking the Kool Aid. All he understands is Hunter Biden, Hillary the killer, stolen ballots and he despises Biden. I said to him, think what you may of his politics but its almost impossible to hate Biden. Like Biden, my BIL is a Catholic who never misses weekly mass. My BIL is as convinced as I am that we are very close to losing our democracy but the reasons he cites are much different than my reasons. He refuses to acknowledge the affect the pandemic and Russian invasion has had on prices. Its all Democrats fault. His decent into the Q world is largely due to boredom. He is 74 years old, has tons of money, 3 multi-million dollar houses and garages full of Porches and Ferraris but he is basically bored and has his head in his iPad all day forwarding disinformation to his buddies who are in the same crazy club. We do agree that limiting money in politics and term limits must be enacted. Other than that, I am just a dumb-o-crat as he says and I call him Benedict Ronald or Ronnie the Red. I asked him beyond overturning Roe do you know what else SCOTUS did that week. He had no clue. Worst yet, he lives most of the year in NJ where he has a home on the water at the beach and a horse farm but he registers and votes in Fla where he has a horse farm in Boca. He was telling me that 8 billionaires live in his community and long time residents sent a letter to the neighbors saying dont sell their homes as they want to keep the character of the horse farm community.I said yea, the billionaires want to get rid of you and my sister the multi-millionaire poor white trash of the neighborhood. Although he is worth probably about 20 million he is a peon in Boca. Even he laughs at that.
with a view towards bringing them home or closer. The pandemic and invasion of Ukraine sped this process up. Peter Zeihan a geo-political expert has some interesting views about the future where he predicts Chinas demographics will create existential problems for their society in the near future, he says Russia was always going to fight this war, and predicts the countries who will benefit in the future. America, he says, is well positioned geographically and demographically to maintain its position in the world. He has some very interesting views.
Hope link works if not google Peter Zeihan on YouTube.
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