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#212 - But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was…  [+] (3 new replies) 04/03/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
#211 - Even with being EMS, most of them are.You might not see it if … 04/03/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
#207 - I have to stop you straight up at the "systemic legalized…  [+] (5 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #209 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
Thats just not true. Black men in suits get stopped all the time. Martin luther king was shot in a suit, brother
User avatar #212 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was also shot in a suit, "brother". Also, white men in suits also get stopped, too. It all depends on how you're driving.

And, that is true 100%. Here's two videos. Social experiments, rather. One is in France, one is NYC. Protip, the individuals aren't black, so don't call 'em racists.

France: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka8qbPoCTBk
US: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5CvGJds6DQ
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
#205 - Slavery and racism are completely different, though. One is en…  [+] (7 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #206 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
funnyjunk seems to have a real stick up its ass when accepting that there is such a thing as institutionalized racism and that the arbitrary partriarcal rules hurt both men and women across the globe.


but heres some sauce
www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/the-deaths-of-black-men-in-america-318795331819
www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6TNNlGbsjM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gln1JwDUI64

it may be possible to ignore the issue from one end. but down the barrel of racism people have to endure disenfranchisement, dehumanization, legalized excessive punishments. everything down to not being able to date a white girl in sulphur springs texas or not catching a cab in nyc. maybe you can ignore it but when a black dude is followed around in a store, scares people by being at an atm, or just plain cheap name calling. ive been there for many black friends and the shit doesnt let up on any day of the week. from the lack of black representation in every level of government, to the lack of representation in media of all kinds, to lack of acceptance into every spot in the work force. racism is real and far reaching. so its not practical for the strategy to just be "stop talking about it"
User avatar #207 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
I have to stop you straight up at the "systemic legalized police driven lynchings". Yes, blacks have been killed by police (so have the fucking white, Latino and Asian populations), however just because you're unarmed doesn't mean that you aren't threatening someones life. In my opinion, a lot of the police involved shootings were justified.

Also, a lot of the "racism characteristics" in the last paragraph apply to other's, too. If a white guy wears a bandanna tied around his head, a baggy tee shirt, and his pants around his ankles, people are going to be nervous around him, cabs will be less likely to stop, etc. Maybe it isn't specifically a race thing, but a gang thing. When you look like you belong to a gang, you are looked at differently. If you're black and dress in a button-up shirt and khakis or slacks, you'll be looked at a lot better.
User avatar #209 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
Thats just not true. Black men in suits get stopped all the time. Martin luther king was shot in a suit, brother
User avatar #212 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was also shot in a suit, "brother". Also, white men in suits also get stopped, too. It all depends on how you're driving.

And, that is true 100%. Here's two videos. Social experiments, rather. One is in France, one is NYC. Protip, the individuals aren't black, so don't call 'em racists.

France: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka8qbPoCTBk
US: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5CvGJds6DQ
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
#203 - Yeah, he's sitting in his mom's basement writing that comment. 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
#202 - So are civilians...  [+] (2 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #208 - hackerpi (04/01/2015) [-]
Not all the time
User avatar #211 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
Even with being EMS, most of them are.You might not see it if you aren't emergency services, but civilians don't see it in one another (kinda like how officers don't see one another as "sketchy"
#201 - And when did I argue that it didn't exist? I fully a…  [+] (9 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #204 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
racism will go away when we all finally begin to acknowledge and fight, piece by piece, the systems and behaviors that make up racial bias in the world. i dont know about you but i believe that "if youre not a utopianist, youre a shmuck" and just giving in to the idea that racism will always be here is defeatist and gets away from the point of actually fingering and fighting racism. just because morgan freeman said we should stop talking about it one time in the early 00s doesnt mean thats the narrow path. slavery didnt go away by ignoring the problem. systemic legalized police driven lynchings will also stay until we all collectively do something about it.
User avatar #205 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Slavery and racism are completely different, though. One is enslaving a person, one is berating a person. You have to fight enslavement, which is why they didn't just get ignored.

"systemic legalized police driven lynchings" Cases where this happened? Actually provide articles from semi-reputable sources, please.

Racism will not go away. It might be lessened, but it will always be in people's minds, no matter how hard you try to change it. Humans are animals, and it's almost instinctive to not see others the same as you. That doesn't mean that you can't work around it, but people will never fully respect one another.

Also, I wasn't necessarily meaning to quote Freeman. That's the best way to combat racism, though. The more that it's talked about, the more people are actually going to become racist. When every time two people of different races clash, everyone cries racism (especially if someone involved is white). You can compare it to modern feminism. It didn't bother people until absolutely every woman has to be called beautiful by every man (and when they do call her beautiful, they're raping her with words), and every single situation was sexist. Once all that shit happened, then it became a much bigger deal.

I do agree, however, that things should change. That said, they don't need to be changed by fucking riots and "peaceful protests" that block access to hospitals.
User avatar #206 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
funnyjunk seems to have a real stick up its ass when accepting that there is such a thing as institutionalized racism and that the arbitrary partriarcal rules hurt both men and women across the globe.


but heres some sauce
www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/the-deaths-of-black-men-in-america-318795331819
www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6TNNlGbsjM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gln1JwDUI64

it may be possible to ignore the issue from one end. but down the barrel of racism people have to endure disenfranchisement, dehumanization, legalized excessive punishments. everything down to not being able to date a white girl in sulphur springs texas or not catching a cab in nyc. maybe you can ignore it but when a black dude is followed around in a store, scares people by being at an atm, or just plain cheap name calling. ive been there for many black friends and the shit doesnt let up on any day of the week. from the lack of black representation in every level of government, to the lack of representation in media of all kinds, to lack of acceptance into every spot in the work force. racism is real and far reaching. so its not practical for the strategy to just be "stop talking about it"
User avatar #207 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
I have to stop you straight up at the "systemic legalized police driven lynchings". Yes, blacks have been killed by police (so have the fucking white, Latino and Asian populations), however just because you're unarmed doesn't mean that you aren't threatening someones life. In my opinion, a lot of the police involved shootings were justified.

Also, a lot of the "racism characteristics" in the last paragraph apply to other's, too. If a white guy wears a bandanna tied around his head, a baggy tee shirt, and his pants around his ankles, people are going to be nervous around him, cabs will be less likely to stop, etc. Maybe it isn't specifically a race thing, but a gang thing. When you look like you belong to a gang, you are looked at differently. If you're black and dress in a button-up shirt and khakis or slacks, you'll be looked at a lot better.
User avatar #209 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
Thats just not true. Black men in suits get stopped all the time. Martin luther king was shot in a suit, brother
User avatar #212 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was also shot in a suit, "brother". Also, white men in suits also get stopped, too. It all depends on how you're driving.

And, that is true 100%. Here's two videos. Social experiments, rather. One is in France, one is NYC. Protip, the individuals aren't black, so don't call 'em racists.

France: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka8qbPoCTBk
US: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5CvGJds6DQ
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
#192 - Do you recall the full events of that night? You didn't threat…  [+] (1 new reply) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #193 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
I was shitty drunk, in down town Iowa City, Iowa. I called some frat boy a pussy, his woman threw a taco in my face. I grabbed what was left of the taco off of me, and flung it at back at the chick. Cops saw me do it, and kicked my ass. they put me in jail for assault, and resisting arrest. The next morning the judge gave me a $100 fine for public intox.
#187 - Yes, but the only reason that you even think "police brut…  [+] (14 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
User avatar #200 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQdMgtncpoE

systemic racial bias cant be argued
User avatar #201 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
And when did I argue that it didn't exist?

I fully agree (except for some of the criminology statistics presented in the video). Racism won't go away until people stop talking about it and making it into something much bigger, and even then it'll still be there.
User avatar #204 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
racism will go away when we all finally begin to acknowledge and fight, piece by piece, the systems and behaviors that make up racial bias in the world. i dont know about you but i believe that "if youre not a utopianist, youre a shmuck" and just giving in to the idea that racism will always be here is defeatist and gets away from the point of actually fingering and fighting racism. just because morgan freeman said we should stop talking about it one time in the early 00s doesnt mean thats the narrow path. slavery didnt go away by ignoring the problem. systemic legalized police driven lynchings will also stay until we all collectively do something about it.
User avatar #205 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Slavery and racism are completely different, though. One is enslaving a person, one is berating a person. You have to fight enslavement, which is why they didn't just get ignored.

"systemic legalized police driven lynchings" Cases where this happened? Actually provide articles from semi-reputable sources, please.

Racism will not go away. It might be lessened, but it will always be in people's minds, no matter how hard you try to change it. Humans are animals, and it's almost instinctive to not see others the same as you. That doesn't mean that you can't work around it, but people will never fully respect one another.

Also, I wasn't necessarily meaning to quote Freeman. That's the best way to combat racism, though. The more that it's talked about, the more people are actually going to become racist. When every time two people of different races clash, everyone cries racism (especially if someone involved is white). You can compare it to modern feminism. It didn't bother people until absolutely every woman has to be called beautiful by every man (and when they do call her beautiful, they're raping her with words), and every single situation was sexist. Once all that shit happened, then it became a much bigger deal.

I do agree, however, that things should change. That said, they don't need to be changed by fucking riots and "peaceful protests" that block access to hospitals.
User avatar #206 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
funnyjunk seems to have a real stick up its ass when accepting that there is such a thing as institutionalized racism and that the arbitrary partriarcal rules hurt both men and women across the globe.


but heres some sauce
www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/the-deaths-of-black-men-in-america-318795331819
www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6TNNlGbsjM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gln1JwDUI64

it may be possible to ignore the issue from one end. but down the barrel of racism people have to endure disenfranchisement, dehumanization, legalized excessive punishments. everything down to not being able to date a white girl in sulphur springs texas or not catching a cab in nyc. maybe you can ignore it but when a black dude is followed around in a store, scares people by being at an atm, or just plain cheap name calling. ive been there for many black friends and the shit doesnt let up on any day of the week. from the lack of black representation in every level of government, to the lack of representation in media of all kinds, to lack of acceptance into every spot in the work force. racism is real and far reaching. so its not practical for the strategy to just be "stop talking about it"
User avatar #207 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
I have to stop you straight up at the "systemic legalized police driven lynchings". Yes, blacks have been killed by police (so have the fucking white, Latino and Asian populations), however just because you're unarmed doesn't mean that you aren't threatening someones life. In my opinion, a lot of the police involved shootings were justified.

Also, a lot of the "racism characteristics" in the last paragraph apply to other's, too. If a white guy wears a bandanna tied around his head, a baggy tee shirt, and his pants around his ankles, people are going to be nervous around him, cabs will be less likely to stop, etc. Maybe it isn't specifically a race thing, but a gang thing. When you look like you belong to a gang, you are looked at differently. If you're black and dress in a button-up shirt and khakis or slacks, you'll be looked at a lot better.
User avatar #209 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
Thats just not true. Black men in suits get stopped all the time. Martin luther king was shot in a suit, brother
User avatar #212 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was also shot in a suit, "brother". Also, white men in suits also get stopped, too. It all depends on how you're driving.

And, that is true 100%. Here's two videos. Social experiments, rather. One is in France, one is NYC. Protip, the individuals aren't black, so don't call 'em racists.

France: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka8qbPoCTBk
US: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5CvGJds6DQ
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
User avatar #191 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
The only reason I think police brutality is getting worse, is because three cops beat the everloving shit out of me before they pepper sprayed me, and took me to jail. Yes. I deserved to go to jail that night, but i could have done without the ass kicking. Public intoxication, 100 dollar fine.
User avatar #192 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Do you recall the full events of that night? You didn't threaten them or assault them in ANY way?
User avatar #193 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
I was shitty drunk, in down town Iowa City, Iowa. I called some frat boy a pussy, his woman threw a taco in my face. I grabbed what was left of the taco off of me, and flung it at back at the chick. Cops saw me do it, and kicked my ass. they put me in jail for assault, and resisting arrest. The next morning the judge gave me a $100 fine for public intox.
#172 - You've dealt with 95%? Why hide behind anon, then? 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored 0
#171 - No, silly. The police prevent kidnappers from roaming the stre…  [+] (16 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored +1
User avatar #173 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
police brutalize and kill citizens weekly. they enforce laws which cripple communities. this is a complicated issue involving the ties of the police to the prosecuting attorneys, racial bias, class bias, americas lead on police tactics/law in the world since the last century, how we choose our leaders, our apathetic eligible voter population, etc. but ultimately its more complex than an answer as simple as "move to a country without police" and i think there is something we can do to have a more perfect situation and it involves identifying and acting on problems
User avatar #187 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Yes, but the only reason that you even think "police brutality" is getting worse is because in the last 30-or-so years the media has grown at such an alarming rate that they are everywhere. In light of recent events (Treyvon Martin (not even killed by a white or police officer), Michael Brown, etc.), the media has found it easy to capitalize on the "abuse of power" that "every single officer is guilty of".

Police also help and save citizens every minute. You don't hear about that, though, because it either isn't good for ratings, or people like you say that "this shouldn't be news, they were just doing their job". You can't live craving the stories of abuse and riots and then despising the stories of saves and protection without it backfiring in some way.

They made an oath to uphold the laws, so if you have a problem with the laws, do something to change it and stop blaming the police.

Racial bias and class bias will never go away, especially when 9 times out of 10 if an officer pulls over a blue 1996 Honda Civic with four blacks in it, he'll find narcotics/illegal weapons, while that same officer would have a hard time trying to find anywhere near the same while stopping a 2016 BMW 3 with 4 whites. Basically, if you want to stop racial bias, stop playing in to the fucking racial bias.
User avatar #200 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQdMgtncpoE

systemic racial bias cant be argued
User avatar #201 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
And when did I argue that it didn't exist?

I fully agree (except for some of the criminology statistics presented in the video). Racism won't go away until people stop talking about it and making it into something much bigger, and even then it'll still be there.
User avatar #204 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
racism will go away when we all finally begin to acknowledge and fight, piece by piece, the systems and behaviors that make up racial bias in the world. i dont know about you but i believe that "if youre not a utopianist, youre a shmuck" and just giving in to the idea that racism will always be here is defeatist and gets away from the point of actually fingering and fighting racism. just because morgan freeman said we should stop talking about it one time in the early 00s doesnt mean thats the narrow path. slavery didnt go away by ignoring the problem. systemic legalized police driven lynchings will also stay until we all collectively do something about it.
User avatar #205 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Slavery and racism are completely different, though. One is enslaving a person, one is berating a person. You have to fight enslavement, which is why they didn't just get ignored.

"systemic legalized police driven lynchings" Cases where this happened? Actually provide articles from semi-reputable sources, please.

Racism will not go away. It might be lessened, but it will always be in people's minds, no matter how hard you try to change it. Humans are animals, and it's almost instinctive to not see others the same as you. That doesn't mean that you can't work around it, but people will never fully respect one another.

Also, I wasn't necessarily meaning to quote Freeman. That's the best way to combat racism, though. The more that it's talked about, the more people are actually going to become racist. When every time two people of different races clash, everyone cries racism (especially if someone involved is white). You can compare it to modern feminism. It didn't bother people until absolutely every woman has to be called beautiful by every man (and when they do call her beautiful, they're raping her with words), and every single situation was sexist. Once all that shit happened, then it became a much bigger deal.

I do agree, however, that things should change. That said, they don't need to be changed by fucking riots and "peaceful protests" that block access to hospitals.
User avatar #206 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
funnyjunk seems to have a real stick up its ass when accepting that there is such a thing as institutionalized racism and that the arbitrary partriarcal rules hurt both men and women across the globe.


but heres some sauce
www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/the-deaths-of-black-men-in-america-318795331819
www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6TNNlGbsjM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gln1JwDUI64

it may be possible to ignore the issue from one end. but down the barrel of racism people have to endure disenfranchisement, dehumanization, legalized excessive punishments. everything down to not being able to date a white girl in sulphur springs texas or not catching a cab in nyc. maybe you can ignore it but when a black dude is followed around in a store, scares people by being at an atm, or just plain cheap name calling. ive been there for many black friends and the shit doesnt let up on any day of the week. from the lack of black representation in every level of government, to the lack of representation in media of all kinds, to lack of acceptance into every spot in the work force. racism is real and far reaching. so its not practical for the strategy to just be "stop talking about it"
User avatar #207 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
I have to stop you straight up at the "systemic legalized police driven lynchings". Yes, blacks have been killed by police (so have the fucking white, Latino and Asian populations), however just because you're unarmed doesn't mean that you aren't threatening someones life. In my opinion, a lot of the police involved shootings were justified.

Also, a lot of the "racism characteristics" in the last paragraph apply to other's, too. If a white guy wears a bandanna tied around his head, a baggy tee shirt, and his pants around his ankles, people are going to be nervous around him, cabs will be less likely to stop, etc. Maybe it isn't specifically a race thing, but a gang thing. When you look like you belong to a gang, you are looked at differently. If you're black and dress in a button-up shirt and khakis or slacks, you'll be looked at a lot better.
User avatar #209 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
Thats just not true. Black men in suits get stopped all the time. Martin luther king was shot in a suit, brother
User avatar #212 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was also shot in a suit, "brother". Also, white men in suits also get stopped, too. It all depends on how you're driving.

And, that is true 100%. Here's two videos. Social experiments, rather. One is in France, one is NYC. Protip, the individuals aren't black, so don't call 'em racists.

France: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka8qbPoCTBk
US: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5CvGJds6DQ
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
User avatar #191 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
The only reason I think police brutality is getting worse, is because three cops beat the everloving shit out of me before they pepper sprayed me, and took me to jail. Yes. I deserved to go to jail that night, but i could have done without the ass kicking. Public intoxication, 100 dollar fine.
User avatar #192 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Do you recall the full events of that night? You didn't threaten them or assault them in ANY way?
User avatar #193 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
I was shitty drunk, in down town Iowa City, Iowa. I called some frat boy a pussy, his woman threw a taco in my face. I grabbed what was left of the taco off of me, and flung it at back at the chick. Cops saw me do it, and kicked my ass. they put me in jail for assault, and resisting arrest. The next morning the judge gave me a $100 fine for public intox.
#167 - Yeah, I don't like that idea, either, but that's why we have police!  [+] (18 new replies) 04/01/2015 on Faith in Humanity Restored +1
User avatar #169 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
the police are the kidnappers.
User avatar #171 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
No, silly. The police prevent kidnappers from roaming the streets (especially with weaponry).

If you don't like the police, move to a country without them (or, at least without of them).
User avatar #173 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
police brutalize and kill citizens weekly. they enforce laws which cripple communities. this is a complicated issue involving the ties of the police to the prosecuting attorneys, racial bias, class bias, americas lead on police tactics/law in the world since the last century, how we choose our leaders, our apathetic eligible voter population, etc. but ultimately its more complex than an answer as simple as "move to a country without police" and i think there is something we can do to have a more perfect situation and it involves identifying and acting on problems
User avatar #187 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Yes, but the only reason that you even think "police brutality" is getting worse is because in the last 30-or-so years the media has grown at such an alarming rate that they are everywhere. In light of recent events (Treyvon Martin (not even killed by a white or police officer), Michael Brown, etc.), the media has found it easy to capitalize on the "abuse of power" that "every single officer is guilty of".

Police also help and save citizens every minute. You don't hear about that, though, because it either isn't good for ratings, or people like you say that "this shouldn't be news, they were just doing their job". You can't live craving the stories of abuse and riots and then despising the stories of saves and protection without it backfiring in some way.

They made an oath to uphold the laws, so if you have a problem with the laws, do something to change it and stop blaming the police.

Racial bias and class bias will never go away, especially when 9 times out of 10 if an officer pulls over a blue 1996 Honda Civic with four blacks in it, he'll find narcotics/illegal weapons, while that same officer would have a hard time trying to find anywhere near the same while stopping a 2016 BMW 3 with 4 whites. Basically, if you want to stop racial bias, stop playing in to the fucking racial bias.
User avatar #200 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQdMgtncpoE

systemic racial bias cant be argued
User avatar #201 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
And when did I argue that it didn't exist?

I fully agree (except for some of the criminology statistics presented in the video). Racism won't go away until people stop talking about it and making it into something much bigger, and even then it'll still be there.
User avatar #204 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
racism will go away when we all finally begin to acknowledge and fight, piece by piece, the systems and behaviors that make up racial bias in the world. i dont know about you but i believe that "if youre not a utopianist, youre a shmuck" and just giving in to the idea that racism will always be here is defeatist and gets away from the point of actually fingering and fighting racism. just because morgan freeman said we should stop talking about it one time in the early 00s doesnt mean thats the narrow path. slavery didnt go away by ignoring the problem. systemic legalized police driven lynchings will also stay until we all collectively do something about it.
User avatar #205 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Slavery and racism are completely different, though. One is enslaving a person, one is berating a person. You have to fight enslavement, which is why they didn't just get ignored.

"systemic legalized police driven lynchings" Cases where this happened? Actually provide articles from semi-reputable sources, please.

Racism will not go away. It might be lessened, but it will always be in people's minds, no matter how hard you try to change it. Humans are animals, and it's almost instinctive to not see others the same as you. That doesn't mean that you can't work around it, but people will never fully respect one another.

Also, I wasn't necessarily meaning to quote Freeman. That's the best way to combat racism, though. The more that it's talked about, the more people are actually going to become racist. When every time two people of different races clash, everyone cries racism (especially if someone involved is white). You can compare it to modern feminism. It didn't bother people until absolutely every woman has to be called beautiful by every man (and when they do call her beautiful, they're raping her with words), and every single situation was sexist. Once all that shit happened, then it became a much bigger deal.

I do agree, however, that things should change. That said, they don't need to be changed by fucking riots and "peaceful protests" that block access to hospitals.
User avatar #206 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
funnyjunk seems to have a real stick up its ass when accepting that there is such a thing as institutionalized racism and that the arbitrary partriarcal rules hurt both men and women across the globe.


but heres some sauce
www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/the-deaths-of-black-men-in-america-318795331819
www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6TNNlGbsjM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gln1JwDUI64

it may be possible to ignore the issue from one end. but down the barrel of racism people have to endure disenfranchisement, dehumanization, legalized excessive punishments. everything down to not being able to date a white girl in sulphur springs texas or not catching a cab in nyc. maybe you can ignore it but when a black dude is followed around in a store, scares people by being at an atm, or just plain cheap name calling. ive been there for many black friends and the shit doesnt let up on any day of the week. from the lack of black representation in every level of government, to the lack of representation in media of all kinds, to lack of acceptance into every spot in the work force. racism is real and far reaching. so its not practical for the strategy to just be "stop talking about it"
User avatar #207 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
I have to stop you straight up at the "systemic legalized police driven lynchings". Yes, blacks have been killed by police (so have the fucking white, Latino and Asian populations), however just because you're unarmed doesn't mean that you aren't threatening someones life. In my opinion, a lot of the police involved shootings were justified.

Also, a lot of the "racism characteristics" in the last paragraph apply to other's, too. If a white guy wears a bandanna tied around his head, a baggy tee shirt, and his pants around his ankles, people are going to be nervous around him, cabs will be less likely to stop, etc. Maybe it isn't specifically a race thing, but a gang thing. When you look like you belong to a gang, you are looked at differently. If you're black and dress in a button-up shirt and khakis or slacks, you'll be looked at a lot better.
User avatar #209 - darthtomale (04/01/2015) [-]
Thats just not true. Black men in suits get stopped all the time. Martin luther king was shot in a suit, brother
User avatar #212 - dammriver (04/03/2015) [-]
But #1 James Earl Ray wasn't a cop, and #2 Abraham Lincoln was also shot in a suit, "brother". Also, white men in suits also get stopped, too. It all depends on how you're driving.

And, that is true 100%. Here's two videos. Social experiments, rather. One is in France, one is NYC. Protip, the individuals aren't black, so don't call 'em racists.

France: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka8qbPoCTBk
US: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5CvGJds6DQ
User avatar #213 - darthtomale (04/07/2015) [-]
every single poll and statistic that has anything to do with measure racism in america shows unanimously that racism is alive and well today. any anecdotal evidence isnt going to help us here.
User avatar #214 - dammriver (04/10/2015) [-]
I never said it didn't exist. I fully agree that racism is still here (and everywhere). The thing that people don't realize is that racism comes from all races (yes, blacks are racist, too).
User avatar #215 - darthtomale (04/10/2015) [-]
i know you want to shock me with that fact but i know black men are racist but just listen to paul mooney



www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJ9AimN9c8
User avatar #191 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
The only reason I think police brutality is getting worse, is because three cops beat the everloving shit out of me before they pepper sprayed me, and took me to jail. Yes. I deserved to go to jail that night, but i could have done without the ass kicking. Public intoxication, 100 dollar fine.
User avatar #192 - dammriver (04/01/2015) [-]
Do you recall the full events of that night? You didn't threaten them or assault them in ANY way?
User avatar #193 - Churd (04/01/2015) [-]
I was shitty drunk, in down town Iowa City, Iowa. I called some frat boy a pussy, his woman threw a taco in my face. I grabbed what was left of the taco off of me, and flung it at back at the chick. Cops saw me do it, and kicked my ass. they put me in jail for assault, and resisting arrest. The next morning the judge gave me a $100 fine for public intox.
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#315 - jsprmp (03/19/2015) [-]
Yeah, But in this instance percentage does not really matter. ofc some people will happily cherry pick the statistical data to prove a point without looking at the trend. (Looking at you brady campaign.
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User avatar #308 - theshinypen (03/18/2015) [-]
Ill remember that thank you. Much more elopuent.
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#292 - jsprmp (03/17/2015) [-]
To word it better, if there is 10k Gun Related Crimes in 2000 and 9.5k GRC in 2001 the total number decreases per year but the number of long arms used remains around 3-500. The reason for the decrease in total GRC is actually due to police focusing on keeping illegal handguns off the street which is the vast majority of firearms used in GRC.
User avatar #314 - dammriver (03/18/2015) [-]
Understood, but that would technically make the percentage (no matter how small) of gun crimes using long arms go up.
#315 - jsprmp (03/19/2015) [-]
Yeah, But in this instance percentage does not really matter. ofc some people will happily cherry pick the statistical data to prove a point without looking at the trend. (Looking at you brady campaign.
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User avatar #299 - fuzzyballs (03/17/2015) [-]
yeah yeah
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#1184 - greedtheavaricious (03/13/2015) [-]
Seems like you've been around.

As for myself.. quite a few things happened. Started driving school, started internship, got fired because I'm too impatient and unskilled for electrician as well as lacking interest, developed a strong bond with a friend, his family and especially the kids, which turned me into a great caretaker over time, going to become a kindergardner some day because of that, now looking for an apprenticeship either as salesman or as cook.

All in all, life is good. I'm still fat and drink too much, though.
User avatar #1185 - dammriver (03/13/2015) [-]
That reminds me of me a lot haha.

I went through high school learning how to become an electrician, just to find out that I hate it.. Now I'm pretty much just trying to do what I can to better my life and get myself on track.

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#1178 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/11/2015) [-]
It has been too long.
#1179 to #1178 - dammriver (03/12/2015) [-]
Yes, yes it has.
Yes, yes it has.
#1180 to #1179 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/12/2015) [-]
How have you been, old friend?
#1181 to #1180 - dammriver (03/12/2015) [-]
I've been pretty alright, yourself?
#1182 to #1181 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/12/2015) [-]
That's all you have to say after.. about a year?

Come on, man. Give me some details. If that's you, you sexy ass mofugga.
#1183 to #1182 - dammriver (03/12/2015) [-]
That isn't me yet, sadly..

Well, I've kinda done a lot of things.. I'm a very active member of my local FD, and am a certified EMS provider.. I'm also going through fire school right now, so by May I'll be a fully-certified firefighter, and after that I'm going to get in to the next available EMT course. I became a security guard, and am fully pursuing my goal of becoming a Police Officer. Graduated high school, and living life one day at a time, yanno?
#1184 to #1183 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/13/2015) [-]
Seems like you've been around.   
   
As for myself.. quite a few things happened. Started driving school, started internship, got fired because I'm too impatient and unskilled for electrician as well as lacking interest, developed a strong bond with a friend, his family and especially the kids, which turned me into a great caretaker over time, going to become a kindergardner some day because of that, now looking for an apprenticeship either as salesman or as cook.   
   
All in all, life is good. I'm still fat and drink too much, though.
Seems like you've been around.

As for myself.. quite a few things happened. Started driving school, started internship, got fired because I'm too impatient and unskilled for electrician as well as lacking interest, developed a strong bond with a friend, his family and especially the kids, which turned me into a great caretaker over time, going to become a kindergardner some day because of that, now looking for an apprenticeship either as salesman or as cook.

All in all, life is good. I'm still fat and drink too much, though.
User avatar #1185 to #1184 - dammriver (03/13/2015) [-]
That reminds me of me a lot haha.

I went through high school learning how to become an electrician, just to find out that I hate it.. Now I'm pretty much just trying to do what I can to better my life and get myself on track.
User avatar #1172 - KakashiHatake (11/24/2014) [-]
I'm doing my best to defend you in the comments, but sometimes you can't argue with stupid.
User avatar #1173 to #1172 - dammriver (11/24/2014) [-]
I know, I just stopped arguing. We can't get through his thick head, and he isn't going to accept any form of reason. Thank you for helping, and I think the sheer amount of people that understand that the officer did what he had to is good enough.
User avatar #1174 to #1173 - KakashiHatake (11/24/2014) [-]
I've actually thought about becoming a police officer, or working with them. I've been a certified gunsmith for a year now, but since I'm not 21 I can't get an FFL which really sucks.
User avatar #1175 to #1174 - dammriver (11/24/2014) [-]
Right now I'm trying to get into security, since it will really help my resume. Right now I'm more on the fire/EMS side of things, but I have wanted to be a police officer since I was like 4 or 5 years old.
User avatar #1176 to #1175 - KakashiHatake (11/24/2014) [-]
Well good luck to you, I'm still unsure what I want to do, at least you have a goal.
User avatar #1177 to #1176 - dammriver (11/24/2014) [-]
I do have a goal, but I'm still not too sure how I want to reach it..

But yeah, thanks!

Good luck to you in whatever field you decide to pursue.
User avatar #1154 - wfddfw (04/17/2014) [-]
where in CT are you from brother?
User avatar #1155 to #1154 - dammriver (04/17/2014) [-]
Extreme northeast area, about 20 minutes from the Mass border, and 10 minutes from the Rhode Island border. You?
User avatar #1156 to #1155 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
Litchfield County. In the Torrington area
User avatar #1157 to #1156 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
I'm Windham County lol..

Are you paid or volunteer?
User avatar #1158 to #1157 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
Volunteer. Looking to move out of CT and becoming paid
User avatar #1159 to #1158 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
More southern parts and cities like Hartford have paid, unless you just want to get out..

If I were to leave CT, I'd probably try to go LAPD or LAFD..
User avatar #1160 to #1159 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
Im thinking of leaving completely.
wanna go somewhere south, like the Carolinas
User avatar #1161 to #1160 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
Myrtle beach is a nice area. A lot of action due to tourists, as well.

I'm looking at becoming a state trooper in a few years, so I'll probably be in CT for the majority of my life..
User avatar #1162 to #1161 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
a good friend of mine is trying to become a state trooper. props to you and him. they have to deal with a lot of ****
User avatar #1163 to #1162 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
That's actually one of the reasons that I joined the fire department (I'm volunteer as well). I wanted to know what I'd be seeing, and what I would be dealing with.. Kinda also wanted to make sure that I could handle all of the blood and gore (though I was pretty sure that I could). After I joined, I fell in love with it.
User avatar #1164 to #1163 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
that's exactly what happened with me.
I've seen so much **** that I'm used to it. First dead guy was a week after I turned 15, because i was involved with the junior firefighter program on my department
User avatar #1165 to #1164 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
I'm still involved with the junior firefighter program, actually.. I joined fairly recently, and I'm 17.. Been to a lot of overdoses, some to people that I knew.

I think that my biggest problem is going to be children.
User avatar #1166 to #1165 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
I'm 17 as well, to be honest.


My biggest problem is children. I refuse to go to calls involving kids and pedis. We had a pedi CODE a while back and I just couldn't bring myself to go.

I've had my fair share of CODEs and doing CPR already, but it's just something about calls with kids that I can't handle

User avatar #1167 to #1166 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
Yeah, that's the same thing I hear with a lot of people.

But, on the brighter parts of it, the brotherhood is amazing, the bonds between us and t=police officers is awesome, and the fact that we are a community that does everything from have a cookout at somebody's house to fighting a fire in a matter of minutes is also awesome.. It's one big family, and I really enjoy it.
User avatar #1168 to #1167 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
that's what I love about it too.


I've been involved with it for a little over 3 years already and i gotta say, I'm glad I did it. I made so many awesome friends with it. and they've taught me so much. its great
User avatar #1169 to #1168 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
I only joined abut six months ago, and I've met a lot of awesome people as well. Plus, it's an exciting conversation starter. Wearing a sweatshirt that says what department you're from, and all of the other firefighters start to talk to you.
User avatar #1170 to #1169 - wfddfw (04/18/2014) [-]
very true. That's what I love the most. the comradery. meeting guys from other departments and swapping stories is always a ton of fun
User avatar #1171 to #1170 - dammriver (04/18/2014) [-]
Yeah, it is. From all over the country, or even just the next town over.
#1146 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/21/2014) [-]
Hey. Haven't seen you in a while.
User avatar #1147 to #1146 - dammriver (03/21/2014) [-]
Haunter?

Yeah, it's been a while..

How are you?
User avatar #1148 to #1147 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/22/2014) [-]
It's been going okay here. I'm getting a job, get my drivers license paid and it's all around going fine, though the downside is I have to leave everything behind when I have to move in with my dad.

How are you?
User avatar #1149 to #1148 - dammriver (03/23/2014) [-]
Well that's kinda good.. Why do you have to move?

And I'm alright. Joined my local fire department as a volunteer, and I should have my Emergency Medical Responder certification by the end of June. Helping people out around my school and stuff.. It's good.
User avatar #1150 to #1149 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/23/2014) [-]
Ahh, didn't see that until now, sorry.

You're going to be a firefighter, eh? You're doing gods work, man.

Helping people out is always a good feeling, you bring a smile to their faces and that's always awesome.
User avatar #1151 to #1150 - dammriver (03/23/2014) [-]
Yeah, I love doing it. Helping people is definitely something that I'm happy to do..

So what's up with you? Why are you moving and everything?
User avatar #1152 to #1151 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (03/24/2014) [-]
God, I should really stop replying so slowly.

Well, where to start... job offer from dad at his company. Well, not his, but he's a high ranked animal there, so I'll be learning under his wings. He's living a couple hours away from here, means I'll have to move. Electrician! Something I've wanted to do since I was a toddler. Obviously wanted it because my dad does it, and sons usually try to become like their dads, eh?^^ Well I still want to, this time out of own reasons though. Learning how to install, reapir and maintain electric stuff, for example.. **** I barely know anything about it, but hey, I'm going to learn.
User avatar #1153 to #1152 - dammriver (03/25/2014) [-]
Don't worry about replies lol

And that's awesome! I've been studying electrical for the past 3 and a half years.. I'm not really a fan, but yanno..
User avatar #1132 - haunterbrony (05/29/2013) [-]
Ugh.. sorry forthe late popping by, my sense of time got kinda mixed up. How are you?
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User avatar #1115 - haunterbrony (05/05/2013) [-]
Hey Dammdamm.

User avatar #1116 to #1115 - dammriver (05/05/2013) [-]
Hey, what's up?
User avatar #1117 to #1116 - haunterbrony (05/05/2013) [-]
Doctor Who, and lots of it.^^

What's with you?
User avatar #1118 to #1117 - dammriver (05/05/2013) [-]
Not much' kinda miss a couple of users...
*sigh*
How are ya? Coming to the Tinychat 'party' later?
User avatar #1119 to #1118 - haunterbrony (05/05/2013) [-]
Naaah, I need to sleep early. Not that tomorrow is anything, just getting used to more sleep. Which is also by far better for my metabolism, which I need.

Who do you miss?
User avatar #1120 to #1119 - dammriver (05/05/2013) [-]
Zephy, Shy, and a couple more... Those two are closer to "top" of my list right now, though...
User avatar #1121 to #1120 - haunterbrony (05/05/2013) [-]
Zeph is going through a hard time right now. And what happened with Shy... I don't know what's with him :I
User avatar #1122 to #1121 - dammriver (05/05/2013) [-]
I know about Zeph, thanks to Delta, but Shy... I just wish I could give him a hug :/

I hope that he either didn't go through, or something failed... I really do... I don't know where he's from, though... I don't know much :/
User avatar #1123 to #1122 - haunterbrony (05/05/2013) [-]
Let's just say I hope he's still breathing. One time the only reason he didn't do it is because the lack o a rope. I dearly hope he didn't find one.
User avatar #1124 to #1123 - dammriver (05/05/2013) [-]
Did he ever say why he wanted to?
User avatar #1125 to #1124 - haunterbrony (05/05/2013) [-]
He is constantly depressed. I tried several times to get to him but.. well, he never really opened. Doesn't mean I won't try it again when he returns from wherever he is.
User avatar #1126 to #1125 - dammriver (05/05/2013) [-]
I'm going to try to take a passionate/calm and caring approach at first, then, if that doesn't work, I'm going to try to be more 'assertive'... Damn my mind and its desire to help everything with everything. I guess it's a good thing, though, because it makes me stand out from the average crowd...

Anyway, I hope he comes back...
#1107 - haunterbrony (04/29/2013) [-]
Hello, Dammy.
User avatar #1108 to #1107 - dammriver (04/29/2013) [-]
Hey... How are you?
#1109 to #1108 - haunterbrony (04/29/2013) [-]
I'm pretty good. Nothing to complain about for once. How are you?
User avatar #1110 to #1109 - dammriver (04/29/2013) [-]
I'm okay... Got some more 'fun' news this weekend :/

April just needs to be over, and May needs to be better...
#1111 to #1110 - haunterbrony (04/29/2013) [-]
News? What news? Need to talk it out?
User avatar #1112 to #1111 - dammriver (04/29/2013) [-]
Don't really need to talk it out, but I found out that someone that's in my shop (a 'friend', but not close) at school was involved in a serious motorcycle accident... They don't know if he's going to make it...
#1113 to #1112 - haunterbrony (04/29/2013) [-]
That's pretty harsh... I'd say go and visit him.

How's life treating you otherwise? Going halfway okay?
User avatar #1114 to #1113 - dammriver (04/29/2013) [-]
Yeah, I guess... I can't wait for April to be over...
User avatar #1100 - dammriver (04/18/2013) [-]
jimimipw
haunterbrony
...
Either of you know anything about what's up with Sal?
#1104 to #1100 - jimimipwr ONLINE (04/18/2013) [-]
Nope. I dunno man...
User avatar #1105 to #1104 - dammriver (04/18/2013) [-]
*sigh*
I wish he'd come back...
User avatar #1106 to #1105 - jimimipwr ONLINE (04/18/2013) [-]
Me too, man...
I miss the guy.
#1102 to #1100 - haunterbrony (04/18/2013) [-]
**** if I know. Either he quit the internet for good and needs a long ass break or... let's not even consider the second option.
User avatar #1103 to #1102 - dammriver (04/18/2013) [-]
I just... ******* hell :/
User avatar #1101 to #1100 - dammriver (04/18/2013) [-]
* jimimipwr
User avatar #1084 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
Hey
User avatar #1085 to #1084 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Hey, how are ya?
#1086 to #1085 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
Well still not doing too well......
User avatar #1087 to #1086 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Well,what's bothering you?
#1088 to #1087 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
A lot of things...primarily losing my house and such......
User avatar #1089 to #1088 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Do you have a place to go?

Like your friend in Las Vegas, or the one in Cali?
#1090 to #1089 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
Possibly....only problem is the cost of getting there....would love cali more than Vegas cause my friends in Vegas are not so understanding of me.
User avatar #1091 to #1090 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Do you have an income, yet?
User avatar #1092 to #1091 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
No....and it wouldn't help since my parents would use my pay to help pay off what they owe to banks....while they just pressure me and sit around watchign TV
User avatar #1093 to #1092 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Is there a way that your friends could come get you?
User avatar #1094 to #1093 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
not sure since only thing they would be doing is a round trip to here......my friend in Cali wont mind having me over there but my friends in Vegas may get a little irritated at how long it may take for me to actually start paying them rent....only problem I have is getting there and such......not sure how anyone can help me with this and not entirely sure how to get their own my own.
User avatar #1095 to #1094 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Hmm... So basically, you just need transportation...

Somewhat a waiting game, now...
What else is bothering you?
User avatar #1096 to #1095 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
Ponyville kind if having a lot of drama lately.....and stuff.

Mostly my worries are in transportation seeing as how I have no way to cover that cost on my own.
User avatar #1097 to #1096 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
Any way to start a fundraiser of some sort?
User avatar #1098 to #1097 - princesscadence (04/15/2013) [-]
not sure how to start one
User avatar #1099 to #1098 - dammriver (04/15/2013) [-]
https://www.youcaring.com/create-fundraiser.aspx

You need to login to view this link

There's some others, too...
User avatar #1076 - haunterbrony (04/12/2013) [-]
DAMMY
User avatar #1077 to #1076 - dammriver (04/12/2013) [-]
HAUNTY
User avatar #1078 to #1077 - haunterbrony (04/12/2013) [-]
HOW IS YOU
User avatar #1079 to #1078 - dammriver (04/12/2013) [-]
I IS GOOD

HOW IS YOU
User avatar #1080 to #1079 - haunterbrony (04/12/2013) [-]
I'S GEWD TOO

I'S BORED
User avatar #1081 to #1080 - dammriver (04/12/2013) [-]
I'S BORED TOO...
User avatar #1082 to #1081 - haunterbrony (04/12/2013) [-]
LET'S ENTERTAIN EACH OTHER THEN!
User avatar #1083 to #1082 - dammriver (04/12/2013) [-]
BUTT HOW?
#1075 - alicornking (04/11/2013) [-]
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#1051 - timmywankenobi (04/01/2013) [-]
hey dammy how ya doing ? we haven't talked much have we that's probably my fault though ..anyway I didn't just stop by to say hello I also came to ask if you could find a moment to sign my petition it is nearly full but every vote helps . anywho it was nice seeing you we should talk again soon... see ya later.

www.funnyjunk.com/user_pictures/timmywankenobi/4508362/Save+Timmeh/
User avatar #1043 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
Well, I was going to go to sleep, but decided to check how things are here first. How are you?
User avatar #1064 to #1043 - dammriver (04/03/2013) [-]
Just as an update, my aunt had a severe heart attack last night... We didn't find out today, but she apparently died on our floor, and came back in the ambulance...

Right now, she is being transferred to another hospital that specializes with the heart... Before they left, though, they couldn't stabilize her heart rate... I don't know if she's going to be ok, but I hope so...
#1065 to #1064 - haunterbrony (04/03/2013) [-]
I'm certain it will be fine. And if not... let's not think about the worst possible outcome for now. Are you feeling better?
User avatar #1066 to #1065 - dammriver (04/03/2013) [-]
Slightly. I'm making headway in the 'peer counseling' thing that I've set up. We had the main 'starter' meeting today, and now we're waiting on getting members and setting everything up...
#1067 to #1066 - haunterbrony (04/03/2013) [-]
Now that is at the very least something. I wish you good luck with that, and hope you and your aunt will be well.
User avatar #1068 to #1067 - dammriver (04/03/2013) [-]
Thanks, and me too...

How are you?
User avatar #1069 to #1068 - haunterbrony (04/03/2013) [-]
I'm doing fine. Only problem is, I can't be arsed to study, since I have neither motivation, nor pressure due to few time. Funny enough it is in less than two weeks, so I should feel pressure.
User avatar #1070 to #1069 - dammriver (04/03/2013) [-]
I know what you mean... That feeling of "Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow?"
User avatar #1071 to #1070 - haunterbrony (04/03/2013) [-]
Heh, exactly that feeling. Why do a presentation today if you can throw some random **** together the day after?
User avatar #1072 to #1071 - dammriver (04/03/2013) [-]
Hah, yep...
User avatar #1073 to #1072 - haunterbrony (04/03/2013) [-]
Well Damdam, I'm calling it a night. G'night buddy, and have a good one. Love you.
User avatar #1074 to #1073 - dammriver (04/03/2013) [-]
Goodnight, love you too :3
User avatar #1044 to #1043 - dammriver (04/01/2013) [-]
I'm ok. Not guaranteeing anything for tomorrow, but I don't really want to go to school in this mood... I hope some people don't take it personally.
User avatar #1045 to #1044 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
Huh... maybe you should just take the day off tomorrow, which of course means fake being sick. Please consider this if you feel too bad to go to school.
User avatar #1046 to #1045 - dammriver (04/01/2013) [-]
If I feel too bad, then yeah... If not, I might just head over to the guidance office some time tomorrow...
User avatar #1047 to #1046 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
I understand how you must feel right now. If you feel like school will help due to distraction, then go. If you're like me and can't focus on anything in such a situation, it would probably be better for you to just stay at home, and try to relax a little.
User avatar #1048 to #1047 - dammriver (04/01/2013) [-]
Yeah, I'll see how I feel tomorrow... I have some good teachers, so I think that they'll understand... I'm just hoping that my father follows through and goes to a rehab facility tomorrow.
User avatar #1049 to #1048 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
And if not, you just gotta push him a little so he goes.

I really need to sleep now, good night. I'll be dropping by tomorrow. Love you man.
User avatar #1050 to #1049 - dammriver (04/01/2013) [-]
Ok, good night, and I love you too...

Also, thanks...

*hugs*
User avatar #1052 to #1050 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
And there I am, heh. How are you?
User avatar #1053 to #1052 - dammriver (04/01/2013) [-]
I'm ok, how are you?
User avatar #1054 to #1053 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
I'm pretty okay myself. Staying up late again, because I'm smart.^^
User avatar #1055 to #1054 - dammriver (04/01/2013) [-]
Lol, who needs sleep?
User avatar #1056 to #1055 - haunterbrony (04/01/2013) [-]
I don't even know wha- hold me I'm passing out..
User avatar #1057 to #1056 - dammriver (04/02/2013) [-]
And I just had to call an ambulance for my aunt -_-

Life is playing a fun game of "How much pressure can he ******* take?!"
User avatar #1058 to #1057 - haunterbrony (04/02/2013) [-]
Christ... are you okay? I mean, given the circumstances, dumb question, but.. are you still running?
User avatar #1059 to #1058 - dammriver (04/02/2013) [-]
Yeah, I am. I think I'll be able to handle stress like a ******* champ when I'm older.

She went into very severe respiratory distress, and her lips were purple before the first guys even got here. There was a point when she stopped breathing altogether, but she'll [hopefully] be ok... She was doing better once they got her in the ambulance, but she still wasn't too good...
User avatar #1060 to #1059 - haunterbrony (04/02/2013) [-]
Buddy, you already do handle stress like a ******* champ. Highly doubt many could do that without breaking down.

Holy **** man.. I hope everything will be fine. For now we can only wait and drink tea. Speaking of tea, I recommend sweet chai tea. That is one hell of a bad time to speak about tea.
User avatar #1061 to #1060 - dammriver (04/02/2013) [-]
Tea is love
Tea is life

But yeah, me too. Hah, and I have a meeting the next three days; One regarding peer counseling, and two regarding another program that I'm in.
User avatar #1062 to #1061 - haunterbrony (04/02/2013) [-]
And I say again, if there is something you don't actually need and could neglect it, in order to focus on more important things, then I highly suggest doing it. As for now, I need sleep. Good night, and you should go to sleep, too.. since it is something after 10 PM at your place, I guess.
User avatar #1063 to #1062 - dammriver (04/02/2013) [-]
Yeah, I will in a few minutes.

Goodnight <3
User avatar #1037 - haunterbrony (03/17/2013) [-]
Hellp Dammy.
User avatar #1038 to #1037 - dammriver (03/17/2013) [-]
Help, or hello?

Either way, whats wrong / how are you?
User avatar #1039 to #1038 - haunterbrony (03/17/2013) [-]
Curse my grammar... *Hello. Well, also help.. though I don't really know with what, so... hi!^^

I'm doing good.. just wanted to check up on you. How are you?
User avatar #1040 to #1039 - dammriver (03/17/2013) [-]
I'm ok. My friend is doing better, so that's a plus.

What's up?
User avatar #1041 to #1040 - enslavedyouth (03/17/2013) [-]
Haunter here, back to my starter acc

That is a good thing. Still, go and hug her! :3

Not much going on here. Just at a friend right now and watching some random show. Poor ****** is emotionally devastated watching this. Though I'm pretty sure he's just playing.^^
User avatar #1042 to #1041 - dammriver (03/17/2013) [-]
I will! Don't worry, I will.

That's cool (well, not the emotionally devastated part, lol) :3
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