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Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Grumble » Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:05 pm

I feel there is a distinction to be made between examining the horrendous assault we all saw on the US Capitol, which absolutely deserves a thread, and the occasional pleasure we can take from watching the consequences play out. I could watch MAGA tears all day.

https://twitter.com/rayredacted/status/ ... 73537?s=21
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by bjn » Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:10 pm

Stupid games : stupid prizes.

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by jimbob » Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:25 pm

It's even better than Elizabeth, who also belongs here:

https://twitter.com/holmescnn/status/13 ... 08194?s=20
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by jdc » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:49 am

Grumble wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:05 pm
I feel there is a distinction to be made between examining the horrendous assault we all saw on the US Capitol, which absolutely deserves a thread, and the occasional pleasure we can take from watching the consequences play out. I could watch MAGA tears all day.

https://twitter.com/rayredacted/status/ ... 73537?s=21
From the replies: https://twitter.com/JianeDoe/status/1348393265222066182
The f.ck your feelings crowd sure does cry a lot.

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Stranger Mouse » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:37 pm

jimbob wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:25 pm
It's even better than Elizabeth, who also belongs here:

https://twitter.com/holmescnn/status/13 ... 08194?s=20
Is that an onion or a sponge in the towel?
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Bird on a Fire » Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:53 pm

Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:37 pm
jimbob wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:25 pm
It's even better than Elizabeth, who also belongs here:

https://twitter.com/holmescnn/status/13 ... 08194?s=20
Is that an onion or a sponge in the towel?
Looks like an onion to me. There's an urban myth that it helps with things like mace and tear gas by making your eyes water.
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Grumble » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:00 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:53 pm
Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:37 pm
jimbob wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:25 pm
It's even better than Elizabeth, who also belongs here:

https://twitter.com/holmescnn/status/13 ... 08194?s=20
Is that an onion or a sponge in the towel?
Looks like an onion to me. There's an urban myth that it helps with things like mace and tear gas by making your eyes water.
I don’t get why someone who wasn’t expecting to get tear gassed would have an onion handy. Or maybe someone else had a big bag handy and was handing them out?
I know this is vitriol, no solution, spleen venting, but I feel better having screamed, don’t you?

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Bird on a Fire » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:18 pm

I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. "Gimme five bees for a quarter," you'd say. Now where were we... oh yeah. The important thing was that I had an onion on my belt, which was the style at the time. They didn't have any white onions, because of the war. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones.
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by jdc » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:18 pm

Grumble wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:00 pm
Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:53 pm
Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:37 pm


Is that an onion or a sponge in the towel?
Looks like an onion to me. There's an urban myth that it helps with things like mace and tear gas by making your eyes water.
I don’t get why someone who wasn’t expecting to get tear gassed would have an onion handy. Or maybe someone else had a big bag handy and was handing them out?
If she wasn't expecting to get gassed by security, perhaps she was just prepared in case she was downwind when her fellow Republicunts were gassing the police?

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by jdc » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:19 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:53 pm
Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:37 pm
jimbob wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:25 pm
It's even better than Elizabeth, who also belongs here:

https://twitter.com/holmescnn/status/13 ... 08194?s=20
Is that an onion or a sponge in the towel?
Looks like an onion to me. There's an urban myth that it helps with things like mace and tear gas by making your eyes water.
Apparently Palestinians used onions to defend themselves against tear gas. It was meant to be lemons in '68 when the French students were protesting.

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Bird on a Fire » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:27 pm

BLM were distributing guidance for how best to deal with tear gas (move away, seek ventilation and wash with cold water only), dispelling many of these common myths including lemons, onions and milk.

That's what happens in organised movements that care about the well-being of their participants.

If the Trump cult get organised they'll be pretty terrifying.
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by monkey » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:46 pm

jdc wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:19 pm
Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:53 pm
Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:37 pm


Is that an onion or a sponge in the towel?
Looks like an onion to me. There's an urban myth that it helps with things like mace and tear gas by making your eyes water.
Apparently Palestinians used onions to defend themselves against tear gas. It was meant to be lemons in '68 when the French students were protesting.
Mark Thomas has a bit about that in his rambling the security fence book. Think he might even have said the onion worked, but don't remember now.

The trouble is, if you get arrested you turn into an armed protestor cos you need a knife to cut it, but you can use the chopping board as a shield.

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Bird on a Fire » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:47 pm

I mean the idea is to make your eyes water, so you might as well just bite into like an apple. (Crinkle off the outer papery skin first)
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by monkey » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:58 pm

jdc wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:18 pm
Grumble wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:00 pm
Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:53 pm


Looks like an onion to me. There's an urban myth that it helps with things like mace and tear gas by making your eyes water.
I don’t get why someone who wasn’t expecting to get tear gassed would have an onion handy. Or maybe someone else had a big bag handy and was handing them out?
If she wasn't expecting to get gassed by security, perhaps she was just prepared in case she was downwind when her fellow Republicunts were gassing the police?
There has been a bit of political violence in the US for the last few years, a lot of it including both sides spraying mace at each other. Might not have been the police she (or whoever gave it to her*) brought the onion for.

Enough of being fair, getting upset that you got maced for trying to do a revolution is very funny.


*I suspect this one, she didn't come across as someone who thought ahead.

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by dyqik » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:36 am

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:47 pm
I mean the idea is to make your eyes water, so you might as well just bite into like an apple. (Crinkle off the outer papery skin first)
CS gas is alkali, I think? And onions/lemons acidic

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by bjn » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:48 am

Removed because not true.

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:43 am

Another of the domestic terrorists was arrested:
23-year-old William Watson of Auburn is believed to be the bearded man in the tan sweatshirt in an image released by Metropolitan Police Department. Watson is wanted in a joint effort by the U.S. Secret Service and FBI as investigators continue locating and arresting individuals in a mob of President Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers worked to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Interestingly,
News 3 confirmed Watson was arrested by Auburn back on July 2 on drug charges, including Trafficking in Marijuana and LSD and Drug Possession, and released on a $103,000 bond. Watson’s bond was revoked Monday morning after a Lee County Judge approved the Lee County District Attorney’s Office Motion.
Ballsy move, being a weed trafficker who not only wants to block the certification of an election that was about to make weed federally legal but also breaking a $100k bond to participate in a coup attempt!

At 23 he's still very young and stupid, and thanks to the Republican policies he loves so much his entire life is likely now f.cked.
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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:59 am

Quality quotation from the long-haired lectern-stealing terrorist''s lawyer:
A second lawyer of Johnson's, Dan Eckhart, acknowledged the photograph of their client may present a problem defending in court.

"I don't know how else to explain that, but yeah, that would be a problem. I'm not a magician, and neither is Mr. Bigney. So yeah, we have a photograph of our client, who appears to be in a federal building or inside the Capitol with government property," Eckhart said.
I actually quite surprised he's accepted legal counsel at all - I assumed he'd be taking the stand himself.

Also:
Johnson is a stay-at-home dad who lives with his wife and five boys. His prior criminal history includes possession of marijuana and violation of probation charges.
Another weed head making poor life decisions. Reefer madness!

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by dyqik » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:23 am

At least that Johnson lives with his children...

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Re: Capitol Insurrection Schadenfreude

Post by Millennie Al » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:58 am

So if the USA has now decided that sedition is bad, does this mean we'll regain a colony?
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jaap wrote:
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Womp womp.
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