Everything about this is wonderful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUbskFr2yp4
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"I will never apologize for the United States — I don't care what the facts are... I'm not an apologize-for-America kind of guy." - George H.W. Bush, Aug 2 1988
This was in response to the US Navy cruiser USS Vicennes using a cruise missile to destroy Iran Air 655, an Airbus A300 with 290 civilians on board. There were no survivors.
Remember this when you demand decorum from people criticizing GHWB in the wake of his death last night.
White people using Dr. MLK Jr. to justify their non-violent bullshit annoys the fuck outta me.
Dr. King Jr. said a lot of stuff about a lot of different topics, so it is the height of white myopia and willful ignorance when they only use the parts that make them feel better.
Don't do that. When you do it shows you are more invested in providing cover for racists and bigots than living up to the ideals he espoused.
And I don't want to fucking hear it.
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@amphetamine @MightyPork @hirojin the labor shortage is on capitalism, not him. i’ve been in the same position of leaving things unmaintained or handing them off to parties i wasn’t able to vet for want of time and spoons and compensation, so i don’t especially blame him for what happened. the dynamic affects us all 🤷♀️
RT @KSBoswell@twitter.com: so two of my classmates just asked our professor if his shirt is missing a 2nd part.
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