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Old 05.08.2019, 15:17
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I wish they would ban automatic guns in the States, because then when a another method of mass murder is thought up there, which it would, it would conclusively show up how the safety of Americans plays second fiddle to the sneering dislike of Americans for people on this side of the pond.
No, some of us have friends or relatives living in the USA. And I don't think that Americans are generally disliked by Europeans...why do you assume that?
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Old 05.08.2019, 15:27
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Then try being a little more centrist, perhaps.

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No, some of us have friends or relatives living in the USA. And I don't think that Americans are generally disliked by Europeans...why do you assume that?
Precisely this.
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Old 05.08.2019, 15:28
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just done a quick google, you can buy an AK47 for 500 bucks, for rip off look-a-likes 300 bucks

https://discountfirearmsusa.com

lots of other semi-autos are even cheaper, but people have heard of ak47's

quite shocking how easy to get hold of, and how cheap weapons are in the USA
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Old 05.08.2019, 15:30
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No, some of us have friends or relatives living in the USA. And I don't think that Americans are generally disliked by Europeans...why do you assume that?
Well, this may come as a shock, but they are, especially among Western European countries, and especially among the "educated" classes.
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Great Op-Ed/Open Letter to Trump re: gun violence and legislation in The New York Post - of all newspapers! Worth the read if you have the chance.

https://nypost.com/2019/08/04/the-po...t-weapons-now/
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Old 05.08.2019, 15:39
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Well, this may come as a shock, but they are, especially among Western European countries, and especially among the "educated" classes.
from your link, my emphasis
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anti-Americanism" is defined as "Hostility to the interests of the United States"
you used this to support your claim
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it would conclusively show up how the safety of Americans plays second fiddle to the sneering dislike of Americans for people on this side of the pond.
the rest is left as an exercise for the reader.
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Old 05.08.2019, 15:41
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Great Op-Ed/Open Letter to Trump re: gun violence and legislation in The New York Post - of all newspapers! Worth the read if you have the chance.

https://nypost.com/2019/08/04/the-po...t-weapons-now/
True, but it also needs Trump to clearly and strongly condemn white supremacists!
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Old 05.08.2019, 15:52
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Great Op-Ed/Open Letter to Trump re: gun violence and legislation in The New York Post - of all newspapers! Worth the read if you have the chance.

https://nypost.com/2019/08/04/the-po...t-weapons-now/
A summit of top political leaders sounds great. Though I am not sure if possible.
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Old 05.08.2019, 16:18
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Half the issue is the press, if they didn't go mad publishing as much info on these idiots as possible after the event it would take the 'fame' element out of it.
I don't think so. Most young people do not read the press or watch TV news these days. On-line forums and Facebook give them all the information that they want. So they live and think in their chosen bubble, where there are no limits on what is said and shown.
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Old 05.08.2019, 16:22
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Predictably, 8chan quickly found a way to get protection again. It switched to BitMitigate, an anti-DDOS owned by Epik.

“Epik is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web hosting company known for providing services to websites that host far-right, Neo-Nazi, and other extremist content as well as those that sell illegal drugs and counterfeit medications. It has been described by Vice as "a safehaven for the extreme right" because of its willingness to host websites that have been shut down by other web hosts.”
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Old 05.08.2019, 16:48
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I don't think so. Most young people do not read the press or watch TV news these days. On-line forums and Facebook give them all the information that they want. So they live and think in their chosen bubble, where there are no limits on what is said and shown.
This is how our age group is so out of touch with media and information comsumption. Most of the things on this manifesto can be found on twitch, youtube and discord servers. A prolific set of shitty edgelords that really don't know what they are talking about.

Curious to see that 1 or 2 posters here tend to post the same talking points as these alt right streamer celebs. Makes you wonder...
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Old 05.08.2019, 17:01
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from your link, my emphasis


you used this to support your claim


the rest is left as an exercise for the reader.
You did read the first sentence of the article, right?

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Anti-Americanism (also called anti-American sentiment and Americanophobia)[1] is a sentiment that espouses a dislike of or opposition to the American government or its policies, especially in regards to its foreign policy, or to Americans in general.
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You did read the first sentence of the article, right?
Yes, and unlike you I read further and saw that none of the polls supported your assertion as none of them asked any question regarding dislike of American people.
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Yes, and unlike you I read further and saw that none of the polls supported your assertion as none of them asked any question regarding dislike of American people.
Moved the goalposts again. Yawn.

Of course there’s no polls saying “do you dislike American people”, it would be the same as having a poll saying “do you dislike Black people” or “do you dislike Indian people”. “Do you have a favorable or unfavorable view of the U.S.?” Is as close as you’re going to get.
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Old 05.08.2019, 18:01
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Moved the goalposts again. Yawn.

Of course there’s no polls saying “do you dislike American people”, it would be the same as having a poll saying “do you dislike Black people” or “do you dislike Indian people”. “Do you have a favorable or unfavorable view of the U.S.?” Is as close as you’re going to get.
So you're moon projecting again. Hurrah.
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Moved the goalposts again. Yawn.

Of course there’s no polls saying “do you dislike American people”, it would be the same as having a poll saying “do you dislike Black people” or “do you dislike Indian people”. “Do you have a favorable or unfavorable view of the U.S.?” Is as close as you’re going to get.
Lots of people dislike lots of things, but I would say that most are rather indifferent. Don't know how relevant these types of polls are.
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Moved the goalposts again. Yawn.

Of course there’s no polls saying “do you dislike American people”, it would be the same as having a poll saying “do you dislike Black people” or “do you dislike Indian people”. “Do you have a favorable or unfavorable view of the U.S.?” Is as close as you’re going to get.
Yes of course, I'm well known for that, so much that they call me the groundskeeper, no wait, that's not me I'm the whataboutery guy, no wait that's not me either.

<shrugs> You posted a link to support your allegation, it didn't, I said so, whatever you do with that is up to you.
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Yes of course, I'm well known for that, so much that they call me the groundskeeper, no wait, that's not me I'm the whataboutery guy, no wait that's not me either.

<shrugs> You posted a link to support your allegation, it didn't, I said so, whatever you do with that is up to you.
You just said that according to the wiki link Anti-Americanism isn’t a dislike of Americans, I showed you that it was so you then went and switched the discussion to polls which hadn’t even been mentioned.
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True, but it also needs Trump to clearly and strongly condemn white supremacists!
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