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UndercoverInCA 96 points ago +99 / -3

COME ON, YOU APES, YOU WANNA LIVE FOREVER?!

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MAGASpaceCat 65 points ago +65 / -0

SERVICE GUARANTEES CITIZENSHIP!

I love this movie.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 37 points ago +37 / -0

It was a very fun movie and a great source of memes. But I would like to see a Starship Troopers film that's more true to the book; with the Mobile Infantry fighting in powered armor suits.

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rootGoose 27 points ago +28 / -1

This movie was meant to be a parody of the book.

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Herpawinski 29 points ago +29 / -0

And that parody failed completely because the filmmaker didn't even read the book or understand the details of the story, so he left in all the stuff in that showed the Federation was a liberal republic with free press and immediate repercussions for failed leadership, no coercion to join the military, freedom of movement even if you were going somewhere dangerous etc.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 18 points ago +18 / -0

The reason the book was called fascist by some people was because in order to become a citizen with the right to vote, a person must complete a term of federal service (which is often, but not always, military service). Heinlein was accused on basing this on Nazi Germany. But Heinlein himself says that he used Switzerland as inspiration.

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CrimsonClown 21 points ago +21 / -0

Heineken was accused on basing this on Nazi Germany. But Heinlein himself says that he used Switzerland as inspiration.

How does the saying go? When you’re a hammer, everything else looks like a nail to you. Well, when you are a liberal then everything else looks like a Nazi to you.

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Argent 9 points ago +9 / -0

It also reminds me of the early Roman republic. The Romans had a three per party and the body that was the comitia centuriata (which was the popular assembly but originally in Rome those in the assembly also served as citizen as soldiers) was one of the bodies that passed laws and the only body that could vote for higher magistrates like the Consul, Praetor and Censor and the only way to become a high ranking magistrate was to have had some sort of command in the legions prior.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 14 points ago +14 / -0

In Starship Troopers, federal service is always voluntary and never compulsory. The logic behind this being that a society that can't depend upon volunteers for its own defense does not deserve to survive. If a person signs up for federal service, they can quit at any time. But if they quit before their term is up, they don't get the right to vote and they are never allowed to sign up for federal service again.

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Master_Wyatt_Gurp 30 points ago +30 / -0

I'm a simple man, I see titties in the shower scene, I give it a thumbs up.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 17 points ago +17 / -0

I remember saying to my buddy back then "The future looks very bright: co-ed showers and everybody looks like a J Crew model."

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ScottyGunn 7 points ago +7 / -0

In reality, they will be 300 pound hairy lesbians.

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QLARP -10 points ago +2 / -12

Well it says fascism is bad, so maybe that is why you subconsciously didn't like it?

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CisSiberianOrchestra 15 points ago +15 / -0

Sargon of Akkad made a video a while back where he talks about how the Starship Troopers film was supposed to be a satire of fascism and militarism, but it unintentionally made those things look awesome instead.

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Argent 9 points ago +9 / -0

It did, a preteen boy I came out of the movie thinking “Man that whole citizenship guarantees service makes sense”. Then I read the book...and my mind didn’t change.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 9 points ago +9 / -0

What's funny is that in the book, the military is even more segregated by gender than our current military is. The mobile infantry is entirely male, while women tend to be naval officers. The explanation had something to do with women being better able to handle space flight. But the book was written in the 1950s so the science Heinlein used might be outdated.

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QLARP 0 points ago +1 / -1

He wanted to show coed showers

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frankblank 11 points ago +11 / -0

Starship Troopers (the book) was above all a Heinlein's manifesto on how a "worthy" society would look like - so at least the motto "service guarantees citizenship" is kind of true to the book. But it goes deeper than that - Civilians are not inferior to Citizens - there are advantages and disadvantages to both and is foremost a free choice anybody can make according to their own beliefs and agency.

Another Heinlein's book is also very interesting: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. It also explores freedom and liberty and is very thought-provoking if you care to forgive its cheesy early sci-fi setting.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 6 points ago +6 / -0

Johnny Rico's dad is a civilian, and he's a very successful businessman. The only difference between civilians and citizens is the right to vote. Although some occupations, like police officer, tend to favor hiring candidates who are citiizens.

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ToxicTroublemaker 2 points ago +2 / -0

They did in the third movie and the animated movies

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MasklessMarvel 12 points ago +13 / -1

WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW MORE?

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LazySusan 12 points ago +12 / -0

I haven't seen this movie in a long time, so I'm making my husband watch this with me tonight.

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Datamancer 13 points ago +13 / -0

Alien slaughter and chill? Very nice.

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MasklessMarvel 10 points ago +10 / -0

wear something sexy because the shower scene will give him a boner

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LibertarianXian 2 points ago +2 / -0

"Never pass up a good thing" - Radzcak to Johnny re: Dizzy

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Shadowreaper07 9 points ago +9 / -0

We'll be sure to extend our congratulations in approximately October/November.

He's powerless to resist.

(Joking of course)

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redbeard 3 points ago +3 / -0

More like ActiveSusan, good call

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BoffoTheClown 10 points ago +10 / -0

iirc, it was supposed to be a hatchet job, an ott pisstake of the book. Except it backfired because everyone loved it, they realised the truth in it, and its still being memed hard 25 years later.

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Bogey 8 points ago +8 / -0

Heinlein wrote an idealized libertarian/liberal society. Where you can do anything as long as you're responsible for it.

Verhoven read it and said "wow, that's so fascistic" and tailored the movie as such.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 5 points ago +5 / -0

Verhoeven admits that he never even finished the book because he found it "depressing."

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LibertarianXian 3 points ago +3 / -0

Yea and didn't do justice to the very cool cyborg-ish military equipment depicted in the book. That was one of my biggest disappointments about the film. Maybe it was partly a budget thing because those war suits would've cost a lot in CGI and material.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 3 points ago +3 / -0

It was a budget issue. I've read articles that have stated that power armor wasn't included in the film because it would have made the movie too expensive to make.

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Hussar 7 points ago +7 / -0

WE NEED SOLDIERS

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Herpawinski 4 points ago +4 / -0

We have Soldiers. A LOT. What we need are officers we know and a strategy we know to be true from those we know and trust (looking at you "tRuSt tEh pLan" dipshits).---- Some advise to team up at the micro with people you KNOW and know are solid enough for to take action with you in something cultural, social, media, politics or law. --- Take in mind personal security but nothing proactive or obviously intended to even cause real fear of physical danger (they'll lie anyway don't make it easy for them).

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GODwins76 3 points ago +3 / -0

You're right, we put you in charge! Field promotion to Lt. It's all yours.

https://youtu.be/znYHzIqfc2Q?t=443

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Herpawinski 1 point ago +2 / -1

OH GOD WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!

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GODwins76 2 points ago +2 / -0

We need a replacement already? This one is broken.

NEXT!

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CisSiberianOrchestra 17 points ago +17 / -0

That quote (originally said by an American Army officer in World War I) was also paraphrased in the 1982 Conan the Barbarian film.

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MasklessMarvel 7 points ago +7 / -0

If I die, I have to go before him, and he will ask me, "What is the riddle of steel?" If I don't know it, he will cast me out of Valhalla and laugh at me.

Conan- poor kid who lived in a hut

Arnold- so poor he did not have shoes

Conan- put to hard labor which made him strong

Arnold- worked out with weights which made him strong

Conan- became a fighter to entertain people

Arnold- became an actor to entertain people

Conan- crowned king of Cimmeria

Arnold- crowned governor of California

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Bogey 6 points ago +6 / -0

Crom's riddle of steel is interesting because it's a metaphysical riddle. You can't simply think of the answer. You have to be the answer. You have to forge your mind, body, and spirit, like the steel you wield so you can crush your enemies.

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Bogey 3 points ago +3 / -0

Arnold wants to be adored. He wanted to be famous more than anything else. To be a star.

He's playing to the crowd. He's giving them what they want.

Kind of sad.

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Master_Wyatt_Gurp 5 points ago +5 / -0

I read that in Arnold's voice.

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BropolloCreed 4 points ago +4 / -0

This guy hears pictures of words.

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Skogin 1 point ago +1 / -0

Far fucking out, man!

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TheGreaseman81 6 points ago +6 / -0

It was originally said by sergeant major Daniel Daly at the Battle of belleau wood in world war I. He was Marine corps enlisted and not an army officer.

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JamesWoodsiQ 3 points ago +3 / -0

I read Ghengis Khan.

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TheGreaseman81 3 points ago +3 / -0

I didn't know he was an author.

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JamesWoodsiQ 3 points ago +3 / -0

I meant the “crush your enemies” quote was an abbreviation of a ghengis khan quote.

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TheGreaseman81 3 points ago +3 / -0

I was talking about the "come on you sons of bitches, do you want to live forever", quote.

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JamesWoodsiQ 3 points ago +3 / -0

Lol. That’s a damn good one too.

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y_do_i_need_to_hide 7 points ago +7 / -0

The book should be required reading.

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Sigma 4 points ago +4 / -0

Reading should be required.

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y_do_i_need_to_hide 3 points ago +3 / -0

Touche.

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BropolloCreed 3 points ago +3 / -0

Severely underrated comment.

The only flaw is, people need to be reading actual content, and not "Natural Karen Goddess' Holistic Homeopathic War on Vaccines" on Facebook.

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LibertarianXian 3 points ago +3 / -0

Didn't it used to be on a recommended reading list for military somewhere?

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y_do_i_need_to_hide 3 points ago +3 / -0

I'm not sure, but I would support that. It is one of my favorite novels, and it taught me to have a respect for those who are willing to place their own body between their families and War's desolation

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DC_loves_little_boys 1 point ago +1 / -0

fucking kek

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Woefully_Inept 1 point ago +1 / -0

No but I do want to live free!

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libertyhominid 31 points ago +32 / -1

It’s afraid. >

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libertyhominid 5 points ago +5 / -0

He’s reading the mind of the demon that controls Xi, the Brookings Institution, etc.

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Beat_to_Quarters 30 points ago +30 / -0

If it has more than two genders, shoot it.

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redditadminssuckit [S] 14 points ago +14 / -0

BEST COMMENT

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MrJugsMcBulge 5 points ago +5 / -0

Or wait a few minutes to see if it shoots itself. Saves 41% on ammunition costs!

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Deathlessly 1 point ago +1 / -0

*Shifty eyed sea slug.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 23 points ago +25 / -2

The demoralization shills are pretty easy to spot. Any time there's a stickied thread about good news for our side, they flock to it to make pessimistic comments or claim that it doesn't matter. Many of them have either handshake or sleeper accounts, which distinguishes them from the blackpilled doomers who just want to drag everyone else down to their level of misery and despair.

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Orangutan2021 18 points ago +22 / -4

They also post racist shit to make us look bad.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 11 points ago +15 / -4

Some of those people might also be stormfags who found their way here when Voat got shut down. They've also infested Gab.

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BropolloCreed 3 points ago +4 / -1

They had to de-sticky a decent post because of that crap. The OP was good. The comments were a bunch of David Duke wannabes

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Master_Wyatt_Gurp 7 points ago +7 / -0

Half of them glow in the dark.

The other half are dickless wonders.

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CisSiberianOrchestra 7 points ago +8 / -1

The glowfags in particular are easy to spot. If you see a user angrily berating everyone else here for "doing nothing" but then they don't respond when you ask them what they're doing, they're probably a fed.

Bonus points if they yell about 1776 or the Tree of Liberty needing to be watered.

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Argent 4 points ago +4 / -0

I tell them they don’t understand the battle we are in which encompasses more than a physical battlefield and that lawfare, activism, specifically choosing “right wing” content and other cultural activities is not only doing something but is more effective than running around with a rifle screaming 1776

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Skogin 1 point ago +1 / -0

Nothing will happen.

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pushbackv2 15 points ago +16 / -1

They aren't sending their best

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RankAndFile 14 points ago +14 / -0

Sadly they probably are, have you seen the general quality of liberal leaders? Humpty dumpty, drinky, sleepy, laughy, fanfan, lemony, that new daily show guy, that PA guy. If that's the top, dear God what's at the bottom.

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Dictator_Bob 16 points ago +16 / -0

It is not them we need to worry about. Jerry Nadler is on video having shit himself. Pelosi is senile and will die soon. Biden isn't in power, we all know this.

There are intelligent people with strings. These people do not care about the incompetence of government. They, like us, recognize this. They, unlike us, are embedded deeply in the state and financial ecosystem.

This is why I look to a grassroots solution. A populist one at tremendous scale.

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PatriotSkorzeny 6 points ago +6 / -0

I’m down. Uniforms and everything.

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Dictator_Bob 4 points ago +4 / -0

I'm okay with how people dress at rallies. You know, real.

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IncredibleMrE1 7 points ago +7 / -0

They honestly probably are.

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FarmerPepe 3 points ago +3 / -0

They are weak. Judging by downvotes, there are probably less than 20.

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Jlin -7 points ago +4 / -11

Never underestimate an enemy. They've got us this far.

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GODwins76 2 points ago +2 / -0

We've got them this far.

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DarkPhoenix 14 points ago +16 / -2

Would you like to learn more?

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Coprolite 12 points ago +18 / -6

Do we get racist bopper 3000 ban hammers?

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CovfefeAnon 2 points ago +2 / -0

Commie Whackers for the .win

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DarkPhoenix 11 points ago +13 / -2

So they jerk off commies? Doesn’t sound like much fun

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MuhNameJeff 2 points ago +2 / -0

Non fren boppers!

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ArcticDark 11 points ago +12 / -1

To fight the liberal....we must understand the liberal.... we can ill-afford another stolen election....

massive clapping sounds

Would You Like to Know More?

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WU_HAN_FRU 6 points ago +7 / -1

Let's start by understanding what liberalism is, which will lead directly to us understanding that these people are not liberals.

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Dictator_Bob 11 points ago +13 / -2

You guys encouraged a lot of this and they caught on, then amplified it. I'm not going to drop some concern on any of that. Just for the love of God be more careful with the legitimate /pol/tards. They are not smart enough to realize they're being used. Our enemy obviously got that part down and has been muppeting /pol/ behavior since December.

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AsaNisiMAGA 10 points ago +10 / -0

Service guarantees citizenship.

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Loki13 10 points ago +10 / -0

Robert Heinleins books were all good starship troopers, red planet, star citizen, puppet masters all based.

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LibertarianXian 3 points ago +3 / -0

Farnham's Freehold is another good one.

It's more a junior novel but Starman Jones is still a good read.

The whole Lazarus Long arc is worth it, too.

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MasklessMarvel 3 points ago +3 / -0

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is very relevant

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okboomer59 3 points ago +3 / -0

You're not a Rush fan, are you? (The Canadian prog-rock trio, not the late conservative talk show host)

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MasklessMarvel 2 points ago +2 / -0

I have never even heard of Geddy Lee

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Loki13 2 points ago +2 / -0

Ohhhhh I'll have to read that next thank you for the suggestion

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Loki13 3 points ago +3 / -0

The fifth column was good also, a WW2 propaganda piece. Would be considered racist against japanese today.

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redditadminssuckit [S] 8 points ago +8 / -0

Maxine Waters is one of those ugly bugs that shoots stuff out of their ass up in the sky

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Dckman 3 points ago +3 / -0

FACT CHECK: TRUE

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LibertarianXian 2 points ago +2 / -0

well she damn sure isn't a brain bug

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magaman5000 8 points ago +8 / -0

What movie is that from?

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redditadminssuckit [S] 6 points ago +6 / -0

Starship Troopers

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Skogin 1 point ago +1 / -0

Starship Troopers

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Skogin 1 point ago +1 / -0

Would you like to know more?

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MasklessMarvel 4 points ago +4 / -0

I see you are new to Earth

Welcome

👋

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MarginofFraud 6 points ago +6 / -0

Service garauntees citizenship

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Loki13 5 points ago +5 / -0

That was such a good book.

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Bogey 5 points ago +5 / -0

Twitter is a nasty planet. An SJW planet.

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JoeBidensDementia1 5 points ago +5 / -0

This is so fucking well done.

saved

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Whimpy13 5 points ago +5 / -0

Let loose the frogs of war!

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PodunkTexas 5 points ago +5 / -0

I got chills, man...

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amarie 5 points ago +5 / -0

This is GREAT!! Very motivating!

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BeekeeperAndy 5 points ago +7 / -2

No more Blue Lives Matter faggaroos either plz

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MagaHippie88 4 points ago +4 / -0

Us apes DO wanna live forever :) <3 MAGA2021

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RedPillMAGALegend 4 points ago +4 / -0

TERMINATE ON SIGHT!!!!

GO GO GO!!!

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NotMyGovernor 4 points ago +4 / -0

Maybe we should be forming brigades

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Gizmo17 4 points ago +4 / -0

It’s afraid!

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based_trekkie 4 points ago +4 / -0

EXTERMANATUS INTENSIFIES!

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Master_Wyatt_Gurp 4 points ago +4 / -0

Do YOU have what it takes? Enlist Today!

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Merrill 4 points ago +4 / -0

IM DOING MY PRT

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Wyrmshadow 3 points ago +3 / -0

Pictures you can hear.

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boonjosh 3 points ago +3 / -0

This meme has it all, suspense, action, explosions!

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MasklessMarvel 2 points ago +2 / -0

but no sex

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2ndenthusiast 3 points ago +3 / -0

outstanding meme, pede!

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IG_Farben 3 points ago +3 / -0

Apparently the books 📚 were really good

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TownHallBall 2 points ago +3 / -1

pathetic fucks is a better term.

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GeoG85 1 point ago +1 / -0

I was playing the game Evil Genius 2, and every time the game said "A trap has been triggered", I just pictured a pissed off tranny.

:/

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Deathlessly 1 point ago +1 / -0

If you want to see how compromised Reddit's r/conservative is, say something bad about Socialism.

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Moebius 1 point ago +1 / -0

The Movie was really watered down hack of Heinlein's novel. The book was MUCH BETTER...

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Fabius 1 point ago +1 / -0

A citizen of the Aryan race?

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Not_my_prez 1 point ago +1 / -0

I just want to say great job on editing

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redditadminssuckit [S] 2 points ago +2 / -0

Thanks I actually filmed it off of my television and then did the titles and finish up the editing on my phone. I actually did this a couple years ago for the Donald on Reddit but it was time to show it again

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Wexit-Delecto 1 point ago +1 / -0

My only problem with this idea is that I'm too old to serve...

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MasterVader2U 1 point ago +1 / -0

How can I do my part? I'm just a pede with a pistol.

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Tokyo20DrinkingGame 1 point ago +1 / -0

Filmed in Casper WY of all places.

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BoffoTheClown -2 points ago +6 / -8

Nah, that wasn't real civic nationalism. Real civic nationalism has never been tried.

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BropolloCreed 0 points ago +1 / -1

I can't believe you're getting downvoted by smoothbrains who don't get the refrence.

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based_trekkie -5 points ago +3 / -8

True!

Any other animal species can adapt to their environment in quick order, in fact polar bears evolved from brown bears in less time than it took humans to evolve and yet brown bears and polar bears can interbreed, technically meaning they are the "Same Species" despite the many physical distances.

Humans are adapted to their environment, Tropical humans are less smart in general because their long term thinking and planning is less vital to immediate survival. Whereas humans living in areas with wildly fluctuating seasons have to plan ahead and think years ahead are selected for.

Doesn't mean that a tropical human cannot live in seasonal lands, it just means they will likely not thrive as readily as much as someone whose ancestor evolved in that area.

It doesn't mean there are not "exceptional individuals" who break the rules either, it means we should NEVER use those exceptions to CREATE the RULE...

It means it is a disservice to import people that do not belong into an environment they are not adapted to.

Should society collapse all those Africans in far northern latitudes will suffer greatly as the man-made creature comforts will go away and diseases like rickets will run rampant.

Is that compassion? no.

But what about Europeans invading the Americas?

They were pre-adapted to it, that is why, along with the tech advancements they had brought with them they totally DOMINATED the area and why they always struggled when trying to colonize Africa. It was only FAR SOUTH AFRICA that they managed to get a foothold on because it lacked the tropical diseases and was a more med climate.

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NerBolanski -5 points ago +6 / -11

the biggest strength of the communists is not their agendas advancing but the liberalization of conservatives; mostly civic nationalists and Liberitarians.

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redditadminssuckit [S] 7 points ago +8 / -1

Obvious shill. Bye bye fuckhead. # DEPORTED

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redditadminssuckit [S] 4 points ago +6 / -2

Bye bye faggot

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redditadminssuckit [S] 7 points ago +8 / -1

Hahaaa... takes a few. It's not as fast as you splooge when you're fucking your neighbors dog

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BropolloCreed 1 point ago +1 / -0

Oh, I forgot Bateman is dating someone from the ACLU.

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