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102761 No. 102761 ID: 216cd0 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
alright OPERATORchan, redpill me on Vladimir Putin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CVc6j4uDow
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>> No. 102997 ID: 53e7c0
>>102980
...
I really don't follow your logic at all, or what that has to do with the events leading up to WWII, but...

Actually I'd say something more along the lines of "It was a really great idea for the bed-wetting, pillow-biting, lily-livered sad sacks that passed for Europeans, to sell out another generation of European males, after they just got done doing so, because they were so spineless and insipid and so inconceivably shortsighted and dull as to think there's nothing in life worth fighting for, and being so naive as to think that suddenly, overnight, after this one last thing megalomaniacal despots will finally stop after you bending over and taking it, thanking them for it and asking for more, for nearly 2 decades; or that said despots wouldn't by that time know what a cowardly and craven lot their neighbors are."
>> No. 103002 ID: 70d38f
>>102997
>I really don't follow your logic at all
Ain't no logic here, only facts.

>It was a really great idea for the bed-wetting, pillow-biting, lily-livered sad sacks that passed for Europeans
They truely weren't. If not their generous help, there would never be a strong Germany in the first place.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Civil_War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_Civil_War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Mers-el-Kébir
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Casablanca

>or that said despots wouldn't by that time know what a cowardly and craven lot their neighbors are
People shouldn't really confuse cowardice and misery with foul and backstabbing behavior.

>implying Hitler wasn't a typical European fascist leader in atypical situation
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>> No. 103003 ID: 53e7c0
>>103002
You ain't got shit but wikipedia articles and a shit attitude to match your shit mouth and shit for brains, son.
>> No. 103013 ID: 70d38f
>>103003
You've got literally destroyed.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mbDaPP415U
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>>102980
>>102997
>>103002
>>103003
>>103013


No. 102963 ID: adbbc9 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
  http://cbsnews.com.co/bill-murray-announces-2016-presidential-run/


only one option now really,
>> No. 102964 ID: adbbc9
  nothing to do with bill murray but im just so fucking happy right now
>> No. 102965 ID: adbbc9
  aw fuck .com.co i may have jumped the gun, if this is not true i am going to be so disappointed
>> No. 102966 ID: 360765
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>Bernie Sanders seems like a decent guy


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102923 No. 102923 ID: c7da50 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
To understand the motives of the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, look to their childhood — and what a rigid, harrowing youth it was, according to a new book by New Yorker writer Jane Mayer.

In “Dark Money,” Mayer relies on interviews and previously undisclosed documents to trace a family fortune that was built in part on business ties with the Third Reich, and an early childhood colored by a fearsome German governess and a strict, demanding father who favored corporal punishment. She obtained a confidential history of Charles Koch’s effort to shape American politics that was commissioned by his brother Bill. The report, written by George Mason University historian Clayton Coppin, suggested that Charles has “a hatred of the government so intense that it could only be understood as an extension of childhood conflicts with authority.”

Playing a potentially formative role, Mayer suggests, was a governess hired for the eldest Koch sons, Charles and Frederick, who have since gone separate ways. Frederick has pursued his interest in the arts and philanthropy in New York City while Charles has run Wichita-based Koch Industries, one of the world’s largest privately held corporations. In their youth, their governess, wearing a starched white uniform and a pointed cap, enforced a terrifying regimen that required the boys to have a morning bowel movement or be subject to castor oil and enema treatments, according to Mayer.

The boys’ father, Fred Koch, cared about his sons, Mayer writes, but could be a terrifying disciplinarian. He built the family fortune through early deals in Stalin’s Russia and, Mayer reveals for the first time, through business relationships in Nazi Germany. Fred was involved in building Germany’s third-largest oil refinery, a project Mayer says was encouraged personally by Hitler.

To understand the motives of the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, look to their childhood — and what a rigid, harrowing youth it was, according to a new book by New Yorker writer Jane Mayer.

In “Dark Money,” Mayer relies on interviews and previously undisclosed documents to trace a family fortune that was built in part on business ties with the Third Reich, and an early childhood colored by a fearsome German governess and a strict, demanding father who favored corporal punishment. She obtained a confidential history of Charles Koch’s effort to shape American politics that was commissioned by his brother Bill. The report, written by George Mason University historian Clayton Coppin, suggested that Charles has “a hatred of the government so intense that it could only be understood as an extension of childhood conflicts with authority.”

Playing a potentially formative role, Mayer suggests, was a governess hired for the eldest Koch sons, Charles and Frederick, who have since gone separate ways. Frederick has pursued his interest in the arts a
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>> No. 102924 ID: c7da50
While Mayer delves into the activities of Richard Mellon Scaife and other conservative billionaires who have spent heavily on political causes, she focuses mainly on Charles and David Koch. The brothers operated for most of their lives on the fringes of GOP politics but now command a central position. The increase in their status and sway is explained, she writes, by the brothers’ carefully calibrated efforts to pull together like-minded wealthy families whose influence has soared to levels unseen since the era of the robber barons, when corporate giants controlled individual members of Congress. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision — which allowed corporations to contribute unlimited money to political causes — “was in many respects a return to the Gilded Age,” she writes.

For 2016, the Kochs and their political allies have together committed to spend hundreds of millions of dollars. Their spending, largely through nonprofits that do not disclose their contributors, was portrayed at a secret meeting of Koch donors as part of “a movement” to create national “well being,” Mayer writes. In her telling, these “dark money” expenditures made in the guise of philanthropy are intended mostly to promote the financial well-being of the Kochs and other similarly situated dynasties.

While she discusses the financial and personal motivations of leading donors on the right, Mayer devotes relatively little attention to the role of billionaires on the left and mega-donors’ impact on Democrats. That, combined with the fact that she was not granted an interview with either David or Charles Koch, gives her book an unrelentingly critical, polemical tone.

But Mayer has not set out to write a nuanced portrait of the brothers. In her introduction, she calls out the Kochs for using “their fortune to impose their minority views on the majority” of Americans while working to undo checks on great wealth that have been in place since the Progressive Era. In the following chapters, she attempts to prove it.

The Kochs are accustomed to being attacked by Democratic politicians, advocacy groups and muckraking journalists. But Mayer’s book is so deeply researched and studded with detail that it seems destined to rattle the Koch executive offices in Wichita as other investigations have not. It could inspire a more intense discussion about the impact of this wealthy conservative cadre on the Republican Party and the recent course of American politics.

Other Koch biographies, including Daniel Schulman’s “Sons of Wichita,” have described the harrowing rivalries that developed among the brothers in their early years. Mayer details the sad state of the siblings’ adult relationships and its consequences. A 1982 sealed deposition from Bill Koch, for example, describes how Charles and David attempted to blackmail their brother Frederick by threatening to reveal to their fathe
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>> No. 102946 ID: 53e7c0
Jane Mayer is a fucking scumbag.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/new-yorkers-jane-mayer-tipped-off-hillary-clinton-to-unpublished-nyt-story/article/2000567


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102216 No. 102216 ID: 634497 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Fuark.
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>> No. 102280 ID: 06a0fb
>>102277
they'd need to be sold from their current owner for any improvement to happen. Colt's Mfg is owned by an investment banker and his firm who routinely guts the companies profits solely to provide income for himself in the form of semi-annual bonuses, which has starved the company of needed cash to design and manufacture any novel designs or revive designs people would actually want.

Colt Defense was actually a separate company for a long time too, so none of the defense contracts actually went towards Colt's Mfg's revenues, and then with the loss of several major contract bids by Colt Defense, Defense bought Diemaco, and then Colt's Mfg merged with Colt Defense and then the heads of Defense and Mfg then gutted the profits again as bonuses for their continued leadership and success at running Colt into the ground.
>> No. 102281 ID: 06a0fb
>>102280
that was a lot more run-on and tl;dr than i wanted. i'm fighting a fever and am short on sleep.

so tl;dr: greedy hedge fund owners, draining colt of cash, worse than cerberus and freedom group, no hope.
>> No. 102883 ID: 87ac3b
>>102278
Colt needs to put out a striker fired plastic pistol.
>> No. 102884 ID: 0cd214
>>102883
I certainly hope it's better than their last attempt. I still have nightmares about my hand shaking from attempting to put a box of 50 rounds through a 9mm Colt All American. I gave up after the 3rd mag.
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>>102238
Gee, I fucking wonder why.


No. 102621 ID: 1aea9c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  We all have some vision of what the good life should look like. Days filled with reading and strolls through museums, retirement to a tropical island, unlimited amounts of time for video games…. Whatever they may be, our concepts tend toward fantasy of the grass is greener variety. But what would it mean to live the good life in the here and now, in the life we’re given, with all its warts, routines, and daily obligations? Though the work of philosophers for the past hundred years or so may seem divorced from mundane concerns and desires, this was not always so. Thinkers like Plato, Aristotle, Immanuel Kant, and Friedrich Nietzsche once made the question of the good life central to their philosophy. In the videos here, University of New Orleans philosophy professor Chris Surprenant surveys these four philosophers’ views on that most consequential subject.

The view we’re likely most familiar with comes from Socrates (as imagined by Plato), who, while on trial for corrupting the youth, tells his inquisitors, “the unexamined life is not worth living.” Pithy enough for a Twitter bio, the statement itself may too often go unexamined. Socrates does not endorse a life of private self-reflection; he means that “an individual become a master of himself,” says Surprenant,”using his reason to reign in his passions, as well as doing what he can to help promote the stability of his community.” In typical ancient Greek fashion, Plato and his mentor Socrates define the good life in terms of reasonable restraint and civic duty.

The Platonic version of the good life comes in for a thorough drubbing at the hands of Friedrich Nietzsche, as do Aristotelian, Kantian, and Judeo-Christian ideals. Nietzsche’s declaration that “God is dead,” and in particular the Christian god, “allows us the possibility of living more meaningful and fulfilling lives,” Surprenant says. Nietzsche, who describes himself as an “amoralist,” uses the proposed death of god—a metaphor for the loss of religious and metaphysical authority governing human behavior—to stage what he calls a “revaluation of values.” His critique of conventional morality pits what he calls life-denying values of self-restraint, democracy, and compassion (“slave morality”) against life-affirming values.

For Nietzsche, life is best affirmed by a striving for individual excellence that he identified with an idealized aristocracy. But before we begin thinking that his definition of the good life might accord well with, say, Ayn Rand’s, we should attend to the thread of skepticism that runs throughout all his work. Despite his contempt for traditional morality, Nietzsche did not seek to replace it with universal prescriptions, but rather to undermine our confidence in all such notions of universality. As Surprenant points out, “Nietzsche is not looking for followers,” but rather attempting to “disrupt old conceptual schemes,” in
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>> No. 102718 ID: dd78be
>>102690
I thought Act Utilitarianism, specifically Jeremy Bentham's take on things can strongly be considered hedonistic - the moral good is the action which produces more pleasure than pain, in a nutshell.
It's also fairly known, I learned of it in Philosophy 101.

There is also a subset philosophy (oscar wilde? I dunno) which boils down "Improvement is the goal of life's search" which would consider wealth accumulation an imperative good.
>> No. 102719 ID: 82a3e8
>>102718
>which would consider wealth accumulation an imperative good.
Improvement doesnt necessarily mean wealth accumulation.
>> No. 102880 ID: ef531f
Wanna live a good life?

Quit talking so damn much about philosophy and seek to be of service to the world around you.
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>>102880
And remember...
Life is for the Worker
Who works for the Machine
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>>102880
What if I don't want to? What if I want to survive? What if I want to feed off of the lives of others? What if I want to be the one whom others serve?

:^)


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102733 No. 102733 ID: 649f2c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Explain to me why its illegal for foreign-born Obama to be president, but its not illegal for Cruz. They were both born to a white American mother and a foreign nigger father (yeah, thats why Ted Cruz wears so much fucking makeup)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/ted-cruz-gets-burned-by-the-birther-fires-he-stoked/2016/01/08/c6cf7e02-b60a-11e5-a76a-0b5145e8679a_story.html

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) last week made his latest appeal to the U.S. nativist fringe by naming Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) as a national co-chairman of his presidential campaign. King, called a “courageous conservative” and “incredible leader” by Cruz, is the anti-immigrant hard-liner who spoke of Mexican immigrants having “calves the size of cantaloupes” and who was a prominent birther.

King raised questions about President Obama’s birth certificate, voiced doubts that Obama had been born in the United States, floated the idea that Obama’s birth announcement in Hawaiian newspapers may have been placed “by telegram from Kenya,” and alleged that Obama “was not raised with an American experience.”

So we’re entitled to savor some schadenfreude now as Cruz himself gets caught in the birther web. Donald Trump’s questioning of Cruz’s status as a natural-born American and, therefore, his eligibility to be president is rough justice. Cruz, like Trump, has stoked the fires of resentment and xenophobia, so it’s entirely fitting that he gets burned.

But however tempting it is, I’m not joining in the Cruz birtherism; it was wrong when done to Obama, and it’s wrong now done to Cruz. Cruz, I am convinced, would make a truly awful president, but he is perfectly eligible to serve.

Rep. Alan Grayson, a Democratic gadfly running for the Senate in Florida, vows to file a lawsuit challenging Cruz’s eligibility if he wins the nomination. Grayson would try to argue that both parents of Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, had to be U.S. citizens for Cruz to be considered a “natural born” citizen under the Constitution. Grayson also has questions about the U.S. birth of Cruz’s mother. “The Obama birthers are loons,” Grayson told U.S. News & World Report. But “there’s a very good legal argument that Ted Cruz is not qualified to be president.”

Like Cruz foe John McCain (the 2008 Republican presidential nominee said Cruz’s eligibility is a “legitimate question”), Democratic leaders have been happy to see Cruz twist in the wind. “I do think there is a distinction between John McCain being born to a family serving our country in Panama and someone born in another country,” House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said Thursday.

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>> No. 102819 ID: 649f2c
>>102789
Blaming or crediting Rupert Murdoch for the FOXNEWS'tard phenomenon is probably more of the result of him being a clever jewish businessman than an actual reflection of reality. Anyone could have started a "conservative" (this is the Bush tier definition which means "crony capitalism" which is in effect very similar to a soviet style command economy and not even remotely close to real capitalism) cable news network from the time Ted Turner founded CNN until FOXNEWS started up in the early 2000s. Thats about two decades of opportunity that nobody jumped on until Rupert Murdoch came along. Before that Pat Buchanan and Robert F Buckley Jr each had TV shows on PBS once a week and that was all you got if you didn't want to read the OpEds
>> No. 102821 ID: cfe73e
  >>102812
Perfect example of another tremendous problem with news media: corporate consolidation of media owners where more media is owned by fewer mega-corporations who censor news contrary to the interests of the owning corporations and/or their corporate contributors.

Concentration of media ownership is very frequently seen as a problem of contemporary media and society. When media ownership is concentrated, a number of undesirable consequences follow, including the following:
* Commercially driven, ultra-powerful mass market media is primarily loyal to sponsors, i.e. advertisers and government rather than to the public interest.
* Only a few companies representing the interests of a minority elite control the public airwaves.
* Healthy, market-based competition is absent, leading to slower innovation and increased prices.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concentration_of_media_ownership

Why Corporations, Not Government, Are the Most Ruthless Enemies of Journalists (w/ Mark Ames) https://youtu.be/w7qx6X6kpG8
>> No. 102823 ID: 360765
>>102812
Guano always posts heavily biased video drivel in politics threads, because he's a robot that can't think for himself and prefers progressive programming input to conservative or liberal.
>> No. 102824 ID: cfe73e
  >>102823
It's called supporting data, but you go ahead and pull your facts right out of your ass. That impresses everyone.

Here's an interesting article on Cruz:
Ted Cruz Isn't Crazy – He's Much Worse
Cruz knows exactly what he's doing
By Jeb Lund December 4, 2015 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/ted-cruz-isnt-crazy-hes-much-worse-20151204

Ted Cruz Most Outrageous Lie Yet - Published on May 24, 2014 https://youtu.be/56UVEXa-Aj8
When Sen. Ted Cruz told the conservative pastors gathered at the Family Research Council's Watchmen on the Wall conference yesterday that "the Senate Democrats are going to be voting on a constitutional amendment to repeal the First Amendment," he was met with an audible gasp. He earned more gasps when he warned that this amendment would suppress the political speech rights of the "citizenry" and "muzzle" pastors in their pulpits...

Read More At: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/ted-cruz-claims-citizens-united-repeal-would-muzzle-pastors
>> No. 102864 ID: d8acd0
  What the ding-dang?? If Cruz's mother voted in the 1974 Canadian elections, she would have disavowed her American citizenship? Canada respects dual citizenship, but the US did not (at least at that time). Swearing an allegiance oath to Canada to participate in their elections might have lost her US citizenship, thus making her Canadian invalidating her American citizenship, although Ted Cruz was born in Canada before all this in 1970. Or perhaps Cruz' mother became a Canadian citizen before Ted was born? Apparently there may be legal differences between US citizens and "natural-born citizens" who may run for US President. It's complicated...
Ted Cruz May Not Be Eligible For President After All
Published on Jan 11, 2016 https://youtu.be/Tl7IOH3QPwU
Lately there’s been a lot of talk about whether Ted Cruz is an actual natural born citizen of the United States and eligible to be president. Donald Trump of course thinks he’s not. Cruz responded by showing his birth certificate. Cenk Uygur, host of the The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

"For years, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) has been dogged by a backburner controversy about whether he is eligible to serve as President since he was born in Calgary, Alberta Canada in 1970. But since Cruz's mother was an American citizen, the place of his birth actually is irrelevant to his eligibility.

Yet Cruz's mother's name appears on a Canadian government document, obtained by TPM in 2013, that lists Canadian citizens eligible to vote in 1974.”*

Read more here: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/ted-cruz-mother-canadian-voter-list
Ted Cruz's Mother Was On Official List Of Canadian Citizens Eligible To Vote


No. 101518 ID: a34477 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
  Post your best Red Pills.
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>> No. 102790 ID: 06a0fb
>>102775
no joke, I'd choke Caroline Catz on my dong. She's pretty hot for a cougar.
sage in every field for off-topic.
>> No. 102796 ID: 421161
>>102783
Okay, fine fine. But please at least glance at 12 seconds of the vid starting here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc_E9JtM_ss&feature=youtu.be&t=4m12s

Funniest bit IMHO
>> No. 102797 ID: 634497
>>102790

Jesus Christ, yes. I'd get her pregnant on purpose, and fatherhood is basically my worst nightmare.
>> No. 102798 ID: 634497
>>102797

Shit, forgot to sage. Muh bad guise.
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World is not fair even through everyone start on the same line.


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102282 No. 102282 ID: dd3e6b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I was wondering, would y'all be interested in another run of PBE caricatures? I don't have an artist picked out yet or anything, I'm just seeing if it's something you guys might want.

Opinions? Suggested artists? Suggested dudes you would like to see art of(again?)?

I'll go ahead and dump the ones that were done last go around.
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>> No. 102320 ID: bfdb82
>>102317
Request Status: Granted
>> No. 102323 ID: 6372b6
>>102320
Aahahaha oh wow. It's like I'm really in 1984!
>> No. 102341 ID: 52ed6e
>>102323
All Barneyfags should fucking hang.
>> No. 102344 ID: 1aea9c
>>102341
This TBH
>> No. 102817 ID: c3e6b2
So any word on this? Artist contacted?


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102722 No. 102722 ID: bdae0c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So Google it seems banned Hickok45's account from youtube, then unbanned him, and now has banned him again.


The reason seems to actually be that google doesn't like firearms?

I mean the guy runs such an unoffensive firearms channel.

I wonder if this is the beginning of a purge of firearm content and culture from google services simply because they don't like them. He was informed that he hadn't broken their policy a couple days ago by email but they don't care. Possibly it has to do with Google+ having a different policy and that a video was posted there too automatically so it justifies the ban over multiple services.
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>> No. 102731 ID: 794d7b
Look's like he's (hopefully) back for good now.

>>102729
Somebody on kinder/k/ suggested it could have been script kiddies abusing JewTube's automated reporting system and mass reporting a bunch of his videos so that his channel was automatically taken down. Doesn't sound too far-fetched.
>> No. 102737 ID: cfe73e
  >>102731
Yay!
1860 Henry Rifle Iron Frame
Hickok45 - Subscribed 1,804,133 subscribers
Published on Jan 9, 2016 https://youtu.be/8DL2yX69SXI
Bud’s Gun Shop: http://www.budsgunshop.com/?utm_source=hickok45&utm_medium=youtube&utm_campaign=hickok45_yt
Shooting and Showing the historic 1860 Henry Rifle in Iron Frame configuration. We appreciate Henry Repeating Arms sending this; you can count on our sharing this, as well as all our fine levergun whenever I can. I love them!
https://www.youtube.com/user/hickok45
>> No. 102739 ID: 224b4b
Youtube has so many retarded policies, systems and problems that it could have been a myriad of things that caused it.

Mass reporting, Google AdSense (AdSense policy decisions make the NKVD and Gestapo seem downright reasonable), Google+ something-something, Youtube's notoriously shitty and faulty content ID copyright protection service (people have been claim striked and had accounts suspended when they even have permission to use said works that get automatically claimed), ect. Youtube is quite the shitstorm and it's only going to get worse.

Considering how he seems to be back now after having purged Google+ (Fuck you Google/Youtube) in some manner and how quickly and suddenly it came about (and only 8 days after the start of a new year), my guess would some retarded new policy update regarding something.

>>102737
This is good news for multiple reasons. Firstly, Hickok45 is no longer banned (Get fucked, Google/Youtube, for doing it in the first place). Secondly, that video is 21:39 long - which is well over the video time limit imposed on new videos for accounts which have copyright claim strikes. So, apparently, Hickok45 has no strikes on his account as of that upload.
>> No. 102751 ID: b47376
  blah blah blah
>> No. 102754 ID: 5d1757
>>102739
Then you add on Google's own policies, since Google owns YouTube, and it makes things quite complicated.


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102732 No. 102732 ID: 7443a9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So in a couple of months I'm going to be Mr. sleepy_eyes. I have a job & housing lined up in VA Beach but I honestly don't want to live there if I don't have too. My ultimate goal is to live/work in the Radford area as it puts me in an area close to my old frat bros, same distance drive to my parents, but it is far enough from both that I don't have to deal with them being on my doorstep all the time.

Long story short I love my friends and family but over the past 5 years they haven't gotten the hint that I've changed. My parents think I'm still a misguided pot head and my bros still think I'm the nutcase-fun-loving-drunk that I was in college. Neither get that their bullshit is wearing on me.

I'm going to give the "reinvent yourself" thing a try. New area, new home, new job, and hopefully new friends. I don't want to cut myself off from my old life but I do want to distance myself. Like 5-12hr drive distance. I also figure this is the best time to do it. It also helps that I have a good chunk of money saved up and I'm debt free.

Anyone else here do anything similar?
Anyone gone so far as to cut their old life out completely?
Tips or tricks?
Anybody know of anyone hiring in the Radford VA area (say 50 mile radius)?
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>> No. 102745 ID: 6372b6
>>102743
Post Scriptum

Just to clarify, "essentials" includes shit like your car. Make sure it is in good running order, clean inside, and everything good to go. Have a spare set of clothes in the car, some water, non-perishable snacks, a couple minor repair tools for the car (jack, spare, pump, oil, fluids), and even a bucket with some washcloths and a towel for a bucket shower if you're in a bind. Hell, you should even have something on you that tells EMTs your info/next of kin/resuscitation wishes/organ donor stuff. Have some payment options on hand, like loose change, bills, a Visa, and a debit card on hand. I've been in a few situations where one/more of something didn't work and I needed money, it is good to have options.

Cover your ass, never expect anyone to cover it for you. It's great when you have friends/family or even a good Samaritan giving you a hand when shit goes sideways but you can't rely on that working out every time.

>this is probably obvious to everyone but whatever it can't hurt to type out
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>>102740
EAS = End of Active Service

As always, there's a Terminal Lance for that.
http://terminallance.com/2010/05/21/terminal-lance-eas/

>>102732
Sounds like a plan. Unfortunately I don't have any advice. I moved across country with a job and truck waiting for me, and a boss to tell me where to go and which wrench to use. I had a good amount of time to decide where to drop anchor.

> Radford VA

I haven't been much west of Richmond, so no help there.

What'd you do in the Marine Corps? I gathered you were crew chiefing UH-1's or '53s or something.

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>>102740
>>102743
>>102745

>EAS?
Yes sir. Would have reenlisted if we were still at war but I can't handle the Garrison life anymore. The pay isn't worth the stress.

>lodging
Already looking into. VA Beach with a Frat bro is my worst case scenario plan. Trying to avoid that as I don't want to live in VA Beach and I'm pretty sure his wife is getting sick of his friends and family renting out their spare bedroom for extended periods of time.

>job
Currently looking. Done more than a few online applications, submitted resumes, etc. Unfortunately no bites but I figure it can't hurt to search job boards every few days and apply. Might find something.
Again my fall back, worst case scenario, plan is in VA Beach but I don't really want to go there.

>essentials
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>>102746
Aerial Observer. I was the crew chief's bitch basically. Primary job was Flight Equipment (aka stitch bitch).

There are actually a lot of civilian F/E jobs but I have no desire to move to the mid west or become a contractor in the middle east. I actually have pretty much had it with the stress of Aviation Maintenance.
>> No. 102750 ID: ae87b5
Remember to plan out a PT regime.

You think it's obvious, but it isn't.

Now that you're free of the standards, it's very, very easy to say 'eh fuck it' to a workout.


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