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Anonymous 03/01/2021 (Mon) 17:16:54 No. 1326777 [Reply]
On March 1, 1881, in St. Petersburg, with a single wave of a white handkerchief, Sophia Perovskaya completed a long-term hunt for Emperor Alexander II. It seemed that on this day, the luck again turned against the people's Will, when the tsar's carriage drove past the mined Malaya Sadovaya, where the bombers were waiting for it. In order to get to the tsar, Narodnaya Volya mined an entire street (and before that, the bridge and the railway). The bombers decide not to give up. And while the tsar was drinking the last tea of his life, four young people were choosing a suitable place on the embankment of the Catherine Canal. On this day, with the light hand of Perovskaya, there was one less tyrant in Europe. One can treat this event differently, but the fact remains that for the first time in the history of Russia, the Russian tsar was dismissed by the direct will of the people. This is how direct democracy works. Well, as for the methods that the Narodovoltsy chose for themselves, here is their own attitude to terror: Terror is a terrible thing, there is only one thing worse than terror: it is to endure violence without a murmur
>terrorism OP is idealist and ineffectual
Wow, great post anon. Wanna meet up with me IRL to discuss?
>>1326777 >>1327497 wonderful idea. we can meet up at my place. here's my address: 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001 don't forget to bring as many like minded friends and comrades as you can with you
>>1326777 Calling terrorism direct democracy has to be one of the funniest rhetorical turnarounds I've ever heard of gud post OP lmao

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News 3/6/21 News Anon 3.0 03/07/2021 (Sun) 02:12:48 No. 1327891 [Reply]
India threatens to jail Facebook, WhatsApp & Twitter staff over refusal to wipe data that ‘undermines national security’ – reports The reported warnings come as New Delhi faces down Big Tech platforms amid a wave of heated protests over controversial agricultural bills, which have drawn thousands of farmers to rally in the Indian capital, at times descending to violent clashes with security forces. While the government has long wrangled with the social media platforms, the threats of arrest mark a sharp escalation of pressure. https://on.rt.com/b37n 3 Jaguar Force Jawans Killed By Landmine Blast Triggered By CPI Maoist In West Singhbhum District As per sources, the landmine blasts were triggered by the Maoists when a joint team of district police, CRPF and JJ were on a search operation early this morning in and around Langi hills, the site of four encounters in three days between security forces and the Maoists last month. https://www.redspark.nu/en/peoples-war/india/3-jaguar-force-jawans-killed-by-landmine-blast-triggered-by-cpi-maoist-in-west-singhbhum-district/ Arrests over clashes in Lyon as locals blame French police for teenager's scooter crash that left him in coma (VIDEOS) The Lyon prosecutor's office announced on Friday that it was launching an investigation into the teenager's crash and injuries. The 13-year-old boy is reportedly in a coma after the incident. Eight juveniles and four adults were arrested in the area after cars were torched and police were attacked with fireworks on Thursday. https://on.rt.com/b376 Missile strikes hit oil refineries in north Syria, killing one The source in the National Army, which controls swathes of northwest Syria where Turkish troops have a presence, said missile strikes had caused the blasts, wounding eleven people. Anadolu said that they were ballistic missiles and that it was not clear who carried out the strikes, which it said injured 18 people. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-north-blasts-idUSKCN2AX299 SOHR: Turkish-backed factions seize olive fields of displaced people in Afrin

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Florida Republicans want public schools to teach the 'horrors' of communist and socialist governments “In the classroom, clearly, the textbook isn’t enough. The instruction in the classroom isn’t enough. What our children need to understand what happens to victims of communism, what happened in the Holocaust, is to hear it from survivors,” Sprowls told reporters after a news conference on the steps of the Old Capitol. https://www.cltampa.com/news-views/florida-news/article/21149538/florida-republicans-want-public-schools-to-teach-the-horrors-of-communist-and-socialist-governments https://archive.is/ReZPf Dozens rally before ex-officer put on trial in Floyd’s death Many of the roughly 150 people who demonstrated in Minnesota were family members of others who died during police encounters. Similar protests were being organized in cities around the country in advance of the trial of Derek Chauvin. https://apnews.com/article/police-trials-minnesota-minneapolis-racial-injustice-ccddfa4404516603b347e08843058d2c Criticism over Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's thumbs-down vote against raising the minimum wage is sexist, her office suggested Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was widely criticized for her vote against raising the minimum wage. She cast her vote by giving a thumbs down on the Senate floor, further inciting backlash. A spokesperson suggested to HuffPost that such criticism was sexist. https://www.businessinsider.com/sinema-criticism-of-minimum-wage-vote-sexist-2021-3 'We Need to Make Sure It's Done Right': Peace Advocates Welcome Biden Move to Limit War Powers Longtime advocates for a more peaceful U.S. foreign policy expressed cautious optimism Friday following news that President Joe Biden intends to work with Congress to repeal some of the authorizations that have enabled decades of unending U.S. war and military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/03/05/we-need-make-sure-its-done-right-peace-advocates-welcome-biden-move-limit-war-powers

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Italy’s Government Is Outsourcing Its Economic Strategy To Private Management Consultants McKinsey Upon its formation last month, Mario Draghi’s new government was heralded by almost all Italian and international media as a rescue operation. Where the former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Draghi had “saved the euro” in the 2010s, most outlets gushed over “Super Mario” and his plan to “save Italy” by splashing a mooted €209 billion in European recovery fund cash while “reforming” its lackluster economy. The kind of “reforms” this meant went unmentioned — and after all, this government bears no relation to voter decisions, or the coalitions that ran in the last general election. But for the fourth time since the 1990s, a president called on a technocrat from the world of finance and banking to form a cabinet, halfway through a parliament. Eight of Draghi’s twenty-three ministers are unelected technocrats, in a so-called government of experts.If these figures are not party-political, they have similar backgrounds and instincts. Economy minister Daniele Franco is a former Bank of Italy official who drafted the famous 2011 ECB letter instructing the government to implement privatizations and cut back collective bargaining. Former Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao — today innovation and digital transition minister — is a former partner at private consultants McKinsey & Company. Now, it has been revealed that McKinsey is going to be tasked with writing Italy’s economic plan for the coming period, to be submitted for review by the European Commission at the end of next month. Notorious for its role in the Enron scandal as well as the 2008 financial crisis — as it promoted the boundless securitization of mortgage assets — and the botched vaccine rollout in France, the firm is now being called on to shape the Draghi government’s “reform” agenda. https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/03/italy-draghi-mckinsey Purging Inconvenient Facts in Coverage of Biden’s ‘First’ Air Attacks When the Biden administration bombed Syria on February 25, the attack killed “at least 22,” most of them members of Iraqi militias, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a London-based monitoring organization opposed to the Syrian government. The US said the bombing was retaliation for three rocket attacks on US bases in Iraq that it claims were carried out by groups allied with Iran (NBC, 2/25/21). In one of the attacks, rockets fired at Erbil airport killed a military contractor and an Iraqi civilian. The US does not say that its airstrike on Syria was aimed at the group that carried out the Erbil attack, which, as the New York Times (2/26/21) reported, was claimed by a previously unknown armed group calling itself the Guardians of the Blood. United States officials said it appeared to be affiliated with one or more of Iraq’s better-known militias, and Thursday’s strikes in Syria targeted facilities belonging to them. Furthermore, the site that the US bombed in Syria “was not specifically tied to the rocket attacks” (CNN, 2/25/21). A New York Times (2/25/21) report from Helene Cooper and Eric Schmitt ran with the headline, “US Airstrikes in Syria Target Iran-Backed Militias That Rocketed American Troops in Iraq.” However, the 11th paragraph of the article said that “little is known about” Guardians of the Blood, “including whether it is backed by Iran or related to the organizations that used the facilities the American airstrikes targeted on Thursday.” https://fair.org/home/purging-inconvenient-facts-in-coverage-of-bidens-first-air-attacks/ Episode 141: Snitch City(TrueAnon) We’re joined by authors and educators Aaron Leonard and Connor Gallagher, coauthors of Heavy Radicals, A Threat of the First Magnitude, and the Folksinger and the Bureau. We take a closer examination on the assassination of Fred Hampton, operational differences between the FBI & the police, and what we can learn from it. https://soundcloud.com/trueanonpod/snitch-city
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thanks news anon
>>1327898 >Criticism over Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's thumbs-down vote against raising the minimum wage is sexist, her office suggested What an absolute farce.
>>1327891 Wtf, I love Modi now

THE MONETARY QUESTION (THE MQ) Anonymous 03/05/2021 (Fri) 14:55:09 No. 1327626 [Reply]
So in a Marxist society would the currency be in itself representative of it's equivalent labour, like a metal coin for example? If it takes 3 days to make a silver coin then is the coin itself worth 3 days worth of pay and would you divide further down in pay by sizing the coin into smaller sizes, and would you implement notes to act as receipts, like in ye olden days, since this matter of currency is quite material, as opposed to the faith-based system of fiat. 3 days worth of labour is wort 3 days worth of labour afterall, it's unmistakable. Or would your labour be tracked in a credit system for how much work you put into whatever you were doing, or would you get paid the same as everyone else in that same position regardless of effort despite a greater feat of labour expended for the sake of production. Or would you even have money? would the state distribute socially necessary material (that is, material which sustains it's very own production: food and water, clothes and shelter) and the rest of the time you just sort of live without the ability to consume more than you may need? I would like to here a bunch of leftists' thoughts on this since i have my own and i want to compare.
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>>1327935 >so they can themselves buy stuff with it so much for the development of productive forces
>>1327938 what if china bought some land in the US to build factories on?
>>1327935 I think "dump" in this context doesn't mean "destroy" which would be identical to saving and never spending, but "put into circulation" (i.e.: spend) very rapidly. >the US can just make up for that difference Yes, it could be taxed out of the US domestic economy, and even in other countries such domestic fiscal policy can effect global currency value, since only a fraction of any given currency (even USD) are in foreign hands. So such a stunt could cause some disruption if done suddenly enough, but it would only be a temporary shock. >>1327938 Much of China's fixed capital was purchased abroad using foreign-denominated revenue from exports, or installed by FDI in anticipation of same, yeah.
>>1327941 >Much of China's fixed capital was >was retard china stan
>>1327972 No fanboiing intended, obviously future purchases haven't yet happened.

News 3/5/21 News Anon 3.0 03/05/2021 (Fri) 23:04:13 No. 1327679 [Reply]
Clare memorial for Spanish Civil War volunteer vandalised with anti-communism slogans A memorial dedicated to an Irish man killed in action fighting for the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War has been vandalised in Ennis, Co Clare. Gardaí have been notified of the suspected act of vandalism which has been described as "totally careless, and totally cowardly". https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-40237307.html https://archive.is/VRKGs Duterte Harry: Philippines leader admits ‘faults’ including ‘extrajudicial killings,’ but says corruption isn't one of them While addressing an official anti-communist taskforce on Friday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte defended himself against claims of corruption – but said he’s working on his other faults, including “extrajudicial killings.” https://on.rt.com/b36q China boosts defense spending by 6.8% amid debt, pandemic A national budget report issued Friday said China would spend 1.355 trillion yuan ($210 billion) on defense in the coming year. That’s up from 1.3 trillion yuan ($180 billion) last year representing a 6.6% boost, the lowest percentage increase in at least two decades. https://apnews.com/article/world-news-china-national-budgets-coronavirus-pandemic-c31cc5ca83d77506264006a5d155e299 Covid: Bolsonaro tells Brazilians to stop 'whining' as deaths top 260,000 The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has triggered a wave of revulsion by telling citizens to stop “whining” about a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 260,000 people. The far-right populist made the inflammatory declaration on Thursday, as Brazil’s already dire Covid situation deteriorated and its average daily death toll rose above that of the United States. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/mar/05/bolsonaro-brazil-covid-coronavirus-death-toll

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>>1327774 askers?
>>1327684 >Obama said Buttigieg can’t become president because he's ... ‘SHORT’ when will they learn?
>>1327682 >Amazon's plan to put surveillance cameras in its fleet of delivery vans is drawing backlash in the U.S. Senate, where five senators accused the company of "implementing a worker surveillance infrastructure that infringes on your workers' privacy" according to a letter released this week. This is a good thing. Drivers can organize on their breaks and 50' away from the vehicle like truckers and railroaders do. The cameras exist to protect drivers from theft claims made by customers or when """youth""" mobs attack vans. I've seen this happen IRL on liftgate docks, where I live (415) the problem is well known as some sort of mafia/organized group controls it and pays the homeless to do these robberies. Goods are resold out on the street or, more commonly, boxed up and sold on ebay/offerup/facebook marketplace. I don't like this situation either but the lack of a functional social safety net forces such moves. It's a completely detestable situation, but one which workers already acknowledge. There's a reason why some Amazon routes pay more than others: the shittier routes are in areas with high theft rates and organized mobbing.
>>1327679 >German intelligence blocked from spying on right-wing AfD party after designation as ‘suspected’ extremists So, it starts
>>1327838 Cameras should be under the control of drivers, not corporate. This dates back to long-haul truckers having cameras installed in their cabs so their bosses can harass them.

News 3/3/21 News Anon 3.0 03/03/2021 (Wed) 18:20:04 No. 1327309 [Reply]
Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 33 protesters Myanmar security forces dramatically escalated their crackdown on protests against last month’s coup, killing at least 33 protesters Wednesday in several cities, according to accounts on social media and local news reports compiled by a data analyst. https://apnews.com/article/world-news-aung-san-suu-kyi-yangon-myanmar-united-nations-e378d9bc703f7363c71ca639d47df738 Iraq military base used by U.S. hit by rockets year after similar attack brought U.S. and Iran close to war The Iraqi military released a statement later saying the attack did not cause significant losses and that security forces had found the launch pad used for the missiles. An Iraqi official said it was found in the al-Baghdadi area of Anbar, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not permitted to brief media. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rockets-strike-al-asad-airbase-iraq-hosting-us-troops/ Macron admits France tortured and murdered Algerian freedom fighter French President Emmanuel Macron has admitted that France's army “tortured and murdered” Algerian nationalist Ali Boumendjel, whose death was previously framed as a suicide during the country's war of independence.“Ali Boumendjel did not commit suicide. He was tortured and then murdered,” the president told the former freedom fighter’s grandchildren in a meeting on Tuesday. https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/france-algeria-macron-ali-boumendjel-torture-murder Israeli Defense System Shot Down Russian Missile in Karabakh War – Reports Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in response that an overwhelming majority of Iskanders had misfired, comments that led to a tense row with top generals who demanded his resignation. Russian officials also took umbrage with Pashinyan’s comments, leading him to walk back the remarks Monday and attributing them to misinformation. https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/03/02/israeli-defense-system-shot-down-russian-missile-in-karabakh-war-reports-a73116 Chile: Court Releases Officer Who Pushed Teenager From Bridge

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>>1327400 so I can just snap a picture of someone's face and show that to the payment system? cool
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>>1327501 >socialist State LOL >[panopticon] is inevitable Hardly. Everything about the way government, economy, recordkeeping, and communication are structured over the past century are built on false assumptions about technology. There is absolutely no reason all this couldn't have been done anonymously/pseudonymously in a decentralized fashion using minimal collection, with any truly necessary data siloed and sanitized for each application. Look at something totally independent from "the old system" in any strict sense, the evolution of cyberspace. Over its brief history from the 1980s through 1990s, everything from network PHYs & protocols to computer programs & data formats shifted to become more centralized, more opaque, more dependent on meatspace ID. All in spite of cryptographic technology advancing apace throughout the period. For another example, look at the cellphone. There isn't actually any reason it has to tattle constantly on your position linked directly to your real ID, controlled by a secretive baseband chipset containing totally opaque firmware running at all times, with unrestrained access to every I/O function and sensor of the device. But it does, replicating every cliché mass surveillance devices from dystopian futurism, except people willingly carry, maintain, extend coverage for, and pay for the entire system out of their own pocket. The only factual explanation is that the propagandizatation of the panopticon society's inevitability, obliterating what was once deeply held and universal revulsion against it, is itself the reason for its coming true.
>>1327517 I doubt that would work, or if it did they will just require you to shake your head or something.
>>1327531 >Everything about the way government, economy, recordkeeping, and communication are structured over the past century are built on false assumptions about technology. y tho As far as anecdotes go, what I have seen is the opposite situation i.e. people assuming that a panopticon is impossible yet technology seems to make it not just possible but likely. It's all a matter of automation of the various tasks of surveillance and whether they're achieved before this mess just plain collapses. >There is absolutely no reason all this couldn't have been done anonymously/pseudonymously in a decentralized fashion using minimal collection, with any truly necessary data siloed and sanitized for each application. [...] Obviously, but that requires a State which just plain doesn't exist and it's unlikely to come into being in the foreseeable future. that's what I emant by socialist State. Maybe we're splitting hairs here. You say we already have the technology to make properly privacy-minded technology yet we don't use it, and I sure don't disagree with that. I say that that shift just plain won't happen, period, and awareness of the feasibility of privacy-minded tech doesn't really matter or their belief or disbelief in the inevitability of the panopticon is moot, because they won't do anything about it regardless. They're just plain far too alienated from the political process. You say we coulda and I fully agree, but I also say we wouldan't. Wouldn'ta. Whatever.
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>>1327851 >what I have seen is the opposite situation i.e. people assuming that a panopticon is impossible Hmm, maybe we travel in different circles. I myself have seen doomer maymays along the lines of "we live in a cyberpunk dystopia, but not the cool kind" circulating among normalfags ubiquitously. Even on the "other side", the Official Establishment Message™ is now openly "you'll live with a botnet wrongthink-detecting pipebomb up your rectum at all times, and that's a good thing!" to the cheers of /r/Neoliberal soyfaces, they're not even coy about it anymore. >It's all a matter of automation of the various tasks of surveillance and whether they're achieved before this mess just plain collapses. Yeah, unless we rip out that surveillance-friendly infrastructure, and replace it with something sane. >They're just plain far too alienated from the political process I don't think I'd describe this as a political issue, at least not as a partisan one. Think back to how things were in the not-too-distant past: Paper trails were shorter, records weren't kept as long nor copied as widely, bureaucracies were smaller and had fewer responsibilities, the need for ID checks & permits were fewer, communications were harder or impossible to keep track of, transactions were executed in cash. Increasing connection and regulation have obvious benefits, but at each step it's been accompanied by the false claim (from "both" "sides" of the issue) that this must come at the cost of privacy and decentralization. Popular acceptance of that false dichotomy is what I'm lamenting, and what I think needs to be fought.

Anonymous 03/05/2021 (Fri) 21:41:04 No. 1327671 [Reply]
Seeing how most Marxist Leninist "revolutions" only resulted in state capitalism before giving up on socialism all together the only real answer now is Left Communism
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>>1327729 >Calls Marxism Leninism "Social Democracy" You have to go back
Most internet marxists are already left-communists, just sitting around doing fuck all crying about the minutia of twitter posts.
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>>1327729 >so poverty redonktion yes. all of it in fact
>>1327671 Given the hisrorical rates of growth of the socialist society under world recessions, given as such, non profit driven economies, this jsut simply can´t be. If ML, has said to be failed before giving up, upholding left communism given its non understanding of commodity relations, has set itself for failure even before it has decided to give up.
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>>1327776 >The LOLninist is immunized against all dangers: one may call him a roader, class collaborationist, chekist, hydraulic despot, state capitalist, red fascist, it all runs off him like water off a raincoat. But call him a red succdem and you will be astonished at how he recoils, how injured he is, how he suddenly shrinks back; I have been found out! >>1327808 >>1327820 But rates of both productive growth and poverty reduction are far higher in the Scandi succdem cuntries, and even in the Azn Tgr LOLbert economies (rawr) than for the chingchongs. So clearly, by Dengoid definitions, that must mean they both must be more communister than the CCP policies, which are clearly cringe & ultraleft deviations.

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Why Are Boomers Conservative? Anonymous 03/02/2021 (Tue) 16:57:17 No. 1327116 [Reply]
As an Gen-Z,i don't understand that.Everywhere in world,Boomers always tends to be conservative as fuck.Very conservative,very reactionary,very nationalistic,very religious and anti-communist... Why?
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>>1327728 Begone boomer.
>>1327728 >first generation in human history to experience TV I don't get the point you're trying to make. Generation | Dominant media | Result Boomer | TV | Passive consumer retards Yoomer | PC/Internet | Enlightened philosopher kings Zoomer | Smartphone | Passive consumer retards Sorry I don't see any patterns.
>>1327732 I hate this meme because whoever made it never read the Divine Comedy
>>1327728 If I was a boomer I would have defected to Soviet bloc and now holding a massive grudge against the west for destroying my job.
>>1327142 >In my opinion, he didn't kill enough people. <Based

Something is wrong with this image Anonymous 03/06/2021 (Sat) 18:12:47 No. 1327806 [Reply]
Going by Euro centric accounts of nations being a group of individuals sharing a common ethnic line, that would constitute a nation, and since a lot of people consider Americans to be a bunch of mongrels, therefore there would be no reflection. That being said, there is nothing to hate then? No?

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Help me pick a side. Anonymous 03/06/2021 (Sat) 16:09:46 No. 1327780 [Reply]
Im gonna be straight with you. i dont give a fuck about you westerners. You can be communist, you can be capitalists, you can be a fucking shariah law dictatorship i really don't care. what i care about is that i live in israel and want you mutts to keep sending us cash and protecting us from the insane barbarians surrounding us. Now i know that the alt-right definitely hates israel. but what about you? Will a far leftist government despise israel or keep us afloat?
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>>1327788 oh sorry... i thought that nationalism was functioning just like race, sex, religion, language etc. i.e. "oy vey look at that dude... his dialect is different from yours. He is the real enemy, KILL HIMMM!!! and while you are at it, buy this gun for 5.99$!". i mean, could you explain me how i twisted the concept of nationality?
>>1327780 You reap what you sow you dirty kike fuck
>>1327780 death to israel lol
>>1327780 i hope you get thrown in the fucking sea
>>1327780 Back to the oven kike

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Anonymous 03/06/2021 (Sat) 17:34:51 No. 1327792 [Reply]
Are we the bad guys, /bunker/bros?
How the fuck the file name correlates to the image? That makes no sense. If anything, that's some COINTELPRO shit.
Porky was always a bad meme cmm
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How can /pol/yps take such a straightforward meme and interpret it 100% backward from what it obviously says? Are they congenitally retarded? Just an unattended bot crawling the booru and reposting random memes it doesn't understand into spam threads here?


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