r/LeopardsAteMyFace May 04 '21

Its the ciiiiiiiircle of pain REMOVED: Rule 4

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u/Mrpoodlekins May 04 '21

It doesn't help that some of us are surrounded by boomer/conservative talking points growing up. I only saw what was really happening in this country when I turned 18 with guys like Jon Stewart being labeled "socialistas comemierdas".

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u/WintersMoonLight May 04 '21

god, i wish he was still doing the daily show. It would have been hilarious af during the Trump years.

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u/PixelatedPooka May 04 '21 edited May 05 '21

Here is my heartfelt, saccharine opinion: Yeah, but I believe he has already done so much for us. He needed that farm and a good and healing place to keep his sanity. Especially while constantly continuing to fight Congress’ bullshit and corruption.

It seems unbelievable to me that the representatives and senators that gave fatuous lip service to the first responders that rushed into danger during the largest (terror) attack on our soil are not being held to account by the voters and party members that also claim to back the blue, the firemen firefighters the national guard, other armed forces and all the other people that risk there lives for common Americans every damn day. How can they avoid the debt we all owe to the 911 First Responders and their families? How can we as a nation not cover thier medical bills until thier deaths. I feel like we owe them far more than that, but isn’t that the very least we can do?

Dealing with the harshness of the reality of where our Legislators consider the sacrifice of those women and men has to weigh heavily on Mr. Stewart. And I certainly am selfish, and wish he were back, I think he deserves all the peace he can grab.

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u/WintersMoonLight May 04 '21

yeah that's fair, he was going to be good for the country in either case, just a mild fantasy where we could clone a mentally and physically refreshed version of him and he could do both.

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u/PixelatedPooka May 05 '21

I totally get wanting him back! In a more perfect world I’d have him on screen more often. I almost wrote five days a week but man that must have been grueling without all the other garbage.

I’m so glad I got to see him in my twenties and thirties. He really had more people looking critically at the news and information they were fed and was hilarious at the same time.

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u/GenderNeutralBot May 04 '21

Hello. In order to promote inclusivity and reduce gender bias, please consider using gender-neutral language in the future.

Instead of firemen, use firefighters.

Thank you very much.

I am a bot. Downvote to remove this comment. For more information on gender-neutral language, please do a web search for "Nonsexist Writing."

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u/vlasvilneous May 05 '21

A bot telling people what to do? Get the fuck outta here.

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u/GenderNeutralBot May 05 '21

You must have misread my comment. I’m not telling people what to do, I’m politely pointing out sexist language and suggesting inclusive alternatives. Thanks for understanding.

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u/vlasvilneous May 05 '21

Instead of firemen, use firefighters

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u/GenderNeutralBot May 05 '21

please consider

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u/vlasvilneous May 05 '21

Then Please consider not telling people what to do.

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u/PixelatedPooka May 05 '21

I appreciate the reminder. I slipped, and we can all make improvements to ourselves and our actions. Thanks!

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u/PixelatedPooka May 05 '21

Nah, I’m usually very careful about using gender inclusive language for everyone. I was upset when I wrote that and it slipped in. Even though I’m a genderfluid woman, I’m GenX, and that culture is insidious. I’ll try to be better. And edit my posts more before hitting reply.

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u/vlasvilneous May 05 '21

I dont mind if you use it, I mind that someone programmed a bot to "police" peoples language. Its insulting and inhuman on so many levels. If someone has a disagreement, have a conversation about it, not some bullshit passive-aggressive note