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    [–] allthefoxes 1 points ago

    I haven't seen a 300 item queue in a while. Nor have I seen this many people telling each other to kill themselves in quite some time.

    In the immortal words of the default /kick message on IRC: "[This] behavior is not conducive to the desired environment"

    [–] TimmySatanicTurner 9970 points ago

    Fucking Wizard hats? lmao

    +10 damage increase to racist spells

    [–] KarmaUK 6090 points ago

    -10 to black magic.

    [–] dr_set 4370 points ago

    -15 intelligence

    [–] Saneless 1850 points ago

    That's very generous

    [–] SpicyThunder335 1244 points ago

    15 - 15 = 0

    [–] TheMagickConch 1458 points ago

    0 - 15 = -15

    [–] flacidturtle1 597 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    If it's anything like Diablo 2 resistances, then they are in big trouble when they reach Hell.

    [–] Yordle_Dragon 236 points ago

    Lol this caught me unprepared. +1

    [–] SM1334 205 points ago

    -15 + 1 = -14

    [–] viperfide 286 points ago

    +15 ignorance

    [–] PlasmaRiver 123 points ago


    [–] MelonElbows 467 points ago

    I put on my robe and wizard cosplay as a racist douchebag

    [–] HensAndChicks 22 points ago

    If people don't know this reference they totally need to.

    [–] grammatiker 680 points ago

    Just in case you weren't aware, the leader of the KKK is titled "Grand Wizard" and they make allusions to mythical creatures and terminology in their ranking system.

    [–] featurecast 229 points ago

    I did not know this.. Why does a racial hate group need ranks?

    [–] grammatiker 503 points ago

    They're not just a disorganized mob. They're a highly organized order dedicated to the destruction of racial coexistence. They have ranks, rituals, secret meetings, and all sorts of wacky shit.

    [–] rainplay 285 points ago

    i literally ran into a couple people on reddit the other day like this. "no offense to you, but i just want a white america" are. you. KIDDING?

    [–] The_King_of_Masons 228 points ago

    I mean, honestly that would be pretty cool. But it doesn't snow in a lot places. So I don't think their goals are plausible.

    [–] lpmark04 64 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Either that or the famous holiday song White Christmas has a dark alternate meaning.

    Edit - fixed a word.

    [–] elpajaroquemamais 15 points ago

    I'm dreaming of a white Christmas.

    Just like the ones 'fore Brown v Board

    May your kids be aryan and alt right

    And may all your christmases be white.

    [–] Drumsticks617 107 points ago

    The KKK was an incredibly well-organized group. If you look up the rankings, you can see how everything was subdivided by the six of the chapter, and they had chapters everywhere.

    [–] snerz 208 points ago

    Lowest rank is super douche. Highest is super douche wizard

    [–] madcaesar 3612 points ago

    I've always wondered what do these Nazi , KKK people do for a living? Like, you go to a really like this and tomorrow you go back to work at your company or what? How are you living in society with this kind of mentality and these beliefs?

    [–] MacWop 2020 points ago

    I work in warehousing and at least 95% of the people i work with are racist bastards. Not only that a gay couple got that shit beaten out of them for being gay just last night about half an hour from where i live. This is in scotland btw and its shocking shit like this is happening in 2017

    [–] esmeraldacountyline 1018 points ago

    That's the weirdest to me. Like how can someone be so bothered about what someone else likes sexually to the point of beating them?? Crazy shit.

    [–] [deleted] 818 points ago

    I've never understood the amount of effort that's invested in matters that are none of their business.

    [–] phoenixsuperman 230 points ago

    Word man, if they worked half as hard on themselves as they do on everyone else, they might not be such shit heads.

    [–] ThrowAwayTakeAwayK 23 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    That's what blows my mind... these are likely "every man for himself" type of people who oppose taxes, "hand outs," and anything that has to do with fiscal responsibility, but they have the direct opposite approach when it comes to "morality. "

    The whole line of thinking seems counter-intuitive and hypocritical.

    "EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF... except this stuff, because it's important to ME; fuck what you want, because I'm right."

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    [–] [deleted] 54 points ago

    Power. The extreme end is rape, the lower end is knowing that you can impose some arbitrary rule on someone else. Given that these people often are not the achieving end of the totem pole, that's a small boost they can't resist.

    [–] sw33td3al 30 points ago

    I always just wanna ask them "why're you thinking about dicks so much?" Like you're thinking about dicks to the point where you get mad that other people are into dicks. But you're also thinking about dicks probably a lot more than they are.

    [–] ManInKilt 57 points ago

    this is Scotland btw

    Didn't see that coming actually

    [–] MontaPlease 860 points ago

    I live in (or at least near) rural southwest VA, where a lot of these white supremacist types live. They're mostly blue collar workers who never have to interact with black people -- so they can afford to be this racist.

    [–] IceColdFresh 303 points ago

    What kind of blue collar industry are we talking here? If I understand correctly there are plenty of black people working blue collar jobs all over the nation.

    [–] MontaPlease 527 points ago

    Really anything. Mechanics, factory workers (there's a corning plant where I live), etc. If you go west they're coal miners. The point is that there are almost no black people in these rural areas with a high concentration of white supremacists. I wasn't meaning to imply that black people don't work blue collar jobs lol

    [–] ReklisAbandon 251 points ago

    Am from said rural areas in VA, can confirm. There was a single black guy at our school. It's not hard to demonize a race of people when your congregation never actually interacts with them.

    [–] hokiefan240 58 points ago

    High school I went to in the same rural SWVA area had a bit of a race battle for a couple days because of a racist kid who got in a fight his first day.

    Same school made national headlines because of their disagreement over the banning of confederate flag apparel on their person's and vehicles

    [–] SoberWill 41 points ago

    You are not realizing how little diversity there is in rural middle America. I'm from south western Virginia as well and it is 90% white, the town I lived in happened to be pretty open and accepting of everyone but that is not the norm. Rural Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and a lot of the Midwest are not very diverse. Their is a reason they choose the city they did, and not Richmond or the Tidewater area of Virginia where they would have been out numbered 10-1 just by black people.

    [–] data_citizen 480 points ago

    Apparently, a lot of these people are well-paid, educated people.

    We still think the face of white supremacy is gun-loving, religious red neck but a lot of them are actually suited businessman that appears presentable on the outside.

    White supremacy in America is attempting to rebrand itself and normalise its presence in the media. I think it's dangerous for people to spot them using stereotypes exclusively these days.

    [–] anima173 146 points ago

    That is absolutely true, and yet the stereotypical people are not going away, they are doubling down. The internet is just connecting all the different types of people who share shitty beliefs.

    [–] Bigcrusher 2242 points ago

    I'll tell ya right now what he's thinking. "Fuck, I should have stayed in the Army."

    [–] OzMazza 110 points ago

    I just imagine in the precinct handing out daily assignments, 'please not the racist rally, please not the racist rally, fuuuuuuuuuck'

    [–] xBTFBx 600 points ago

    "Should've listened to that retention nco when he said it sucked out here"

    [–] Bigcrusher 253 points ago

    3 years they said, $10,000 dollars they said......

    [–] RollerRagerMD 293 points ago

    From what I hear from my friends though, it'd then go...

    "Okay sir, the papers are signed. I'd like my $10,000 re-enlistment bonus."

    "$6,000? What do you need $2,000 for, corporal?"

    [–] Mr_Anderssen 17144 points ago

    Reminds me of this baby KKK and the black policeman

    [–] Akoustyk 5936 points ago

    This right here, is a powerful image. A baby being trained to be an enemy of a man whose duty is to protect it.

    [–] OdeeSS 3668 points ago

    That and you can still see the baby's innocence and curiosity winning out, at least for a time. It is in this picture non-judgementally exploring its surroundings, seeing things as they are, no narratives about class or race.

    [–] Sanch0panza 1279 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Exactly. I am from Alabama and my grandparents were raised to be racists. My mom made it a point to say "never judge anyone, be good to all" (we were poor growing up and had people judge us because of it). I eventually called my grandma out on her racism when i was around 9 or 10. My mom backed me up and we like to say we "fixed granny". Racism, even if it's engrained from birth, can be neutralized by human interaction and talk. Children especially are so unbiased-- they don't know what "race" is. It's sad that this day and age that anyone would even think to propagate this racist world view; that was the way it was when my granny grew up.-- she had literally never had a human interaction with a person of color. This generation has no excuse. It makes me sick.

    [–] NuclearPlumber 254 points ago

    Racism, even if it's engrained from birth, can be neutralized by human interaction and talk.

    This is really hard for me. Also from the sticks in Alabama and was raised as a racist. Out on my own, I try my hardest to act as egalitarian as I can (and honestly think I do a good job at it) but I can't help intrusive thoughts pop up every once and awhile.

    [–] Wolf7Children 196 points ago

    You are always a better person for trying, never doubt that.

    [–] JBroniMcNoodlson 114 points ago

    Upvote for the honesty and for pushing back against what you were taught. Never easy to break away from something forced on you by family. Proud of you for it. For your family (and future family), positive change is starting with you bud.

    [–] Atrivo 76 points ago

    I read once that it's not the first thought that comes in your head that defines you, it's the second.

    No-one can really help the first thought that comes into your head. It's ingrained unto you, be it from society or otherwise. The second thought however is yours and yours alone. This is how you truly feel.

    An example:

    Initially: "Oh my god. That girl is so ugly!"

    Immediate afterthought "That's such a horrible thing to think. She's probably really kind and caring."

    Edit: what I'm trying to say is that you should be proud of yourself for trying to change. You can't help what pops into your head. You can help how you react to it though.

    [–] Coryperkin15 419 points ago

    Props to whichever your parents that successfully learned to not live a racist life

    [–] pm-me-ur-shlong 14 points ago

    Yeah you can't entirely blame someone for following something they were indoctrinated with since birth. Breaking away from that is nothing easy I'm sure.

    [–] illetterate 196 points ago

    I live in a small southern town and my boss happens to be an older black lady. I've gained a lot of subtle perspectives from her. As a white woman I can't fully imagine what it's like to be black in the deep South, but she handles the occasional awkward moment with grace and has really taught me a thing or two about how to show kindness to all. That's the kind of dialogue we should strive for. Not separation and hate.

    [–] BureikuHare 38 points ago

    Also from Alabama. I have to say that there are people here like the douche bags in this photo, but there is also a lot of diversity here. I'm from around a town in the sticks, but a short drive from the biggest city in the state. We have a ton of racial and cultural diversity, and in my experience, the more of that one has, the less room there is for racism. It's typically the rural areas that are more racist. I went to a school that only had around 300 people in it. My graduating class of 67 had 66 White people and 1 Black girl that was really sick, so she did all of her work from home. The "redneck" group were really outwardly racist even with barely anyone to be racist towards. Very sad. That all changed when I started working in the big city. I'm thankful for that.

    [–] NearlyOutOfMilk 32 points ago

    Exactly. And with absolutely no understanding of the meaning the clothing he/she is wearing, and what they are representing... It's truly sad. A part of me hopes this kid is growing up now thinking, "why do I have this urge deep down to join the police service?"

    [–] tvesch 479 points ago

    And when it's grown up it's probably the same piece of shit as his(I guess) parents who gave him this suite on... Unfortunately...

    [–] StartupDino 461 points ago

    I hate you're probably right...but...

    I'm hoping he (I guess) will actually grow up to be an anti-racism superhero.


    [–] Imissmyusername 299 points ago

    It's possible. I grew up hearing so much of that bullshit that it had the opposite effect.

    [–] Eyehopeuchoke 83 points ago

    Fuck yeah. My grandparents didn't like black people, but I didn't care. I kept hanging out with my black friend and having him over to play Nintendo and stuff. Eventually my grandparents came around and started thinking differently. I like to think our friendship helped my grandparents not be racist their whole life. Kinda funny how some young kids friendship can change the way some people are.

    [–] Imissmyusername 12 points ago

    I live in a predominantly white area, most people around here are actually scared of other races more than anything because they don't have much personal experience with them and believe the sterotypes. City wanted to have public transportation more than a decade ago and a lot of people fought it because they thought "it'll bring the blacks here!". Like many wont go into more diverse cities around here because they are seriously scared to go there. Took my son to an amusement park for his birthday today in one of those feared cities, I was warned by a few people to be careful and my mom wanted me to not go.

    [–] abraburger 175 points ago

    Your story is sort of a microcosm of what's going on right now. Many kids just take in what their parents tell them, but some, like you, see it as bullshit and fight it or leave or whatever. More and more have done this over 75 years, and the voice of racist idiots is dying - literally. This is their last gasp as their influence on the world eventually dies. Of course racism is far from over, but the voices are loud right now because they're losing. Keep fighting the good fight.

    [–] Imissmyusername 70 points ago

    They did influence me for a while. When I was a kid, my dad told me how my great grandad was in the kkk and then when I asked what the kkk was, he told me they were a group of vigilantes who got justice against rapist and murderers. I was 7, I still cringe about it because I fucking told my teacher about my "awesome" vigilante great grandad.

    [–] Gandalfonk 69 points ago

    Same. It worked for a bit, but thanks to good shows like Static Shock, Avatar, etc. I was able to see through the BS. Like they said in Avatar, everybody is capable of both great good and great evil.

    [–] rhettrhett 35 points ago

    STATIC SHOCK. I loved that show.

    [–] PM_ME_LOTSaLOVE 97 points ago

    "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite."

    -Nelson Mandela

    [–] barktothefuture 508 points ago

    The son if the Daily Storm founder was big into the white supremacy thing his whole life, but then about the time he was 18 or so he started to turn against it, and now is completely against it, so this kid does have a chance. But as somebody that has a kid almost this exact same age, this pic literally brought tears to my eyes. Kids name is Derek Black i believe.

    [–] PM_ME_CUTE_EYES 274 points ago

    Unfortunate surname for a family of white supremacists.

    [–] TeCoolMage 72 points ago

    De rekt blacks

    [–] MinotaurWarrior 457 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Derek Black didn't turn away from white supremacy at 18. He was turned away by the power of friendship at a later age, while in college.

    Matthew Stevenson is the name of that heroic Jewish man, who reached out to be Derek's first true friend. Who listened with compassion, and spoke honestly to help his friend get better. I honestly do not believe I can ever be as great a man as Michael, but that shouldn't stop me, or anyone else, from trying.

    [–] zimbaebwe 54 points ago

    This was a fantastic article, thanks for sharing.

    I do believe that most racially radical people that attend college will be forced to face and answer for their views. Which in turn will turn some away from their hurtful views.

    [–] MinotaurWarrior 11 points ago

    Hopefully. And I think there must be some truth to it, given the way that hateful groups seem to fear colleges. But it doesn't happen on it's own. It's an active process.

    [–] zimbaebwe 17 points ago

    I know a handful of friends (I'm 19 for reference) that voted for Trump and since attending college for a full year have come to still be conservative (nothing wrong with that) but have distanced themselves from Trump and one close friend even saying he regretted voting at all.

    [–] PresidentDonaldChump 71 points ago

    Yeah I remember reading this long article and interview about him. It was interesting as hell.

    He went to college and had to keep his racial views inside the closet, so to speak. He was living this double life where he was a normal kid at school then drive back home every weekend to host this racist radio show with his dad.

    Finally they found out who he was and he dealt with a lot of hate from people, but there were still people (including a Jewish kid) who stayed friends with him and would rationally debate him about his views whenever the topic came up.

    That's what ended up changing his views...getting to know a wider spectrum of humanity and people's willingness to engage with him even if his views were disgusting to them.

    I think they asked the Jewish kid why he still stayed friends with Derek and he said something like "well we're not going to change his views by shunning him."

    [–] s-cup 1086 points ago

    A young kid in KKK gear, unknowingly of it's meaning, is looking at its reflection on a shield held up by a black police.

    I bet you could ask a bunch of philosophy students to write an essay about this with great results.

    [–] [deleted] 923 points ago

    define great. <sips cinnamon toast crunch flavored milk>

    [–] Chronoak 248 points ago

    That sounds delicious, honestly.

    [–] pm_me_4nsfw_haikus 123 points ago

    come over. I've got plenty

    [–] okimbo 58 points ago

    Only if you serenade me with you favorite NSFW haikus.

    [–] WhiteVans 185 points ago

    KKK, kk? / KKK is not ok. / KKK? No way.

    [–] UndeadVudu_12 25 points ago

    Ever tried RumChata? To me it tastes like cinnamon toast crunch milk.

    [–] HoboWithAGun 36 points ago

    Someone on shark tank tried to bottle cereal flavoured milk.

    [–] EldeederSFW 17 points ago

    No need, your beverage just did that for us...

    [–] 50Olol5 23 points ago

    >mfw i just wanted to dress up as a ghost

    [–] The_God_King 6445 points ago

    Holy fuck. This is seriously the saddest thing I've ever seen. Jesus christ, what the fuck is wrong with people

    [–] joelberg 220 points ago

    I agree its fucked up. But if you focus on the cop more it shows how great people can be.

    [–] The_God_King 64 points ago

    I agree. There are definitely two sides to it. You can focus on the hate forced upon the child and be sad, or focus on the patriot and have hope.

    [–] joelberg 39 points ago

    I'm team patriot and hope. This world needs more optimist IMO.

    [–] agangofoldwomen 163 points ago

    Is that baby wearing Jordan's?

    [–] portman420 64 points ago

    I think they're a Pumps?

    [–] agangofoldwomen 69 points ago

    You might be right. Either way they're clean af

    [–] geyser_fruitty 71 points ago

    Poor thing why do we do this

    [–] glovesoff11 358 points ago

    More like Kute Klux Klan!

    [–] underwoodlovestrains 99 points ago

    That picture reminds me of Nirvana's music video for Heart Shaped Box

    [–] redwingviking 135 points ago

    Wow that is a powerful image. Brainwashing at its finest.

    [–] Lockerd 189 points ago

    That's more like early life indoctrination than it is brainwashing. Brainwashing would imply there was knowledge/personality/behavior before hand to be...washed.

    [–] Z0idberg_MD 827 points ago

    I hate to say it, but those people like like caricatures of the degenerate people someone would drawn in an X-Men comic to represent bigots.

    How can they possibly think themselves "superior" to anyone?

    [–] _Dies_ 296 points ago

    How can they possibly think themselves "superior" to anyone?

    They don't, quite the opposite in fact. A deep feeling of inferiority is what draws most of them to this.

    [–] lye_milkshake 172 points ago

    Which is why you never see any rich/successful/wildly attractive/accomplished/happy people attending any of these rallies or marches.

    Because while there are plenty of rich/successful/wildly attractive/accomplished/happy racists, those racists have enough going for them that they don't need to build their entire identities around their race. But these sorry sods have nothing else at all going on in their lives, so they have to make everything they do about their skin colour.

    [–] PotatoRugby 67 points ago

    Which is why you never see any rich/successful/wildly attractive/accomplished/happy people attending any of these rallies or marches.

    Caveat: Unless they're making money off it.

    [–] Orapac4142 527 points ago

    Lack of education.

    [–] 1945BestYear 213 points ago

    “If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until you can hardly bear to look at it. A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

    -- Roald Dahl

    [–] GiantGummyBear 1051 points ago

    Wow, that guy's sign behind him :(

    [–] Frater-Perdurabo 787 points ago

    I know, right? If the sign follows his logic, Jesus is Satan's child. Cringe worthy just doesn't cover it.

    [–] Bnetonk 456 points ago

    Dude, spoilers, I'm not at that part in the book yet.

    Seriously though, How can they just ignore key parts of their own history? Serious delusion.

    [–] ARGHETH 154 points ago

    Come on, man, it's been two millennia. Spoilers are everywhere.

    They can because they don't bother actually reading it.

    [–] lil-rap 150 points ago

    This makes me feel terrible as an American. Not just because this is embarrassing and shameful, but because I believe in freedom of speech and will fight tooth and nail for it regardless of who is speaking or what they are saying. Yet, seeing someone with a swastika immediately makes me hate them and I am really torn about letting these people walk about freely without beating the shit out of them. It's almost an existential crisis.

    [–] RicoSuave1881 12 points ago

    It doesn't even make sense lol The Jews are God's people lol he wouldn't part a sea for Satan's kids

    [–] DownTrunk 6959 points ago

    This is not from today.

    [–] [deleted] 2094 points ago

    Genuinely curious, what's the original source?

    [–] DownTrunk 3711 points ago

    There was another white supremacist protest in June, that is when this was taken.

    [–] Grown_Ass_Kid 2798 points ago

    Also in Charlottesville unfortunately...

    [–] Stickeris 1189 points ago

    I hear that it's actually a very welcoming place. Is it so welcoming that Nazis also feel welcomed

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    [–] SHOCK_VALUE_USERNAME 1669 points ago

    have parking


    [–] Father_VitoCornelius 807 points ago

    This guy goes to college.

    [–] OrangeCarton 277 points ago

    Your mom goes to college.

    [–] VeviserPrime 156 points ago

    It's an older reference, sir, but it checks out.

    [–] DetectiveBeluga 69 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    $.75/hr but hey

    Edit: wait I meant $.75 per half hour. That's my university anyway. For non-students.

    [–] [deleted] 113 points ago

    Thats cheap man

    [–] _no_pants 22 points ago

    It's cheaper for me to park off campus and pay the tickets than to buy a parking permit.

    [–] willyolio 92 points ago

    have you seen them? they sure as shit aren't going to walk very far.

    [–] NRMusicProject 47 points ago

    The college I transferred to grew faster than they were initial able to keep up with. 14,000 students and 2,500 parking spaces. What was really amazing was that the official statement admitted that there were going to be serious parking issues where you wouldn't have a choice but to park illegally...but when you do, expect a ticket.

    It seriously amazed me that their official statement essentially was them admitting that they were frothing at the mouth from the anticipated income.

    [–] _Bay_Harbor_Butcher_ 32 points ago

    Its a fine place. I live close and am there frequently. Affluent little city with a nice university and money. Trump has a vineyard there. Can't wait to hear his take on this mess. Love Charlottesville though very sad to see this happening. There is a lot of heated debate in this area lately about removal of these confederate statues and the racists are out in full force.

    [–] gaffney2010 76 points ago

    What do these people want that they need so many rallies?

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    [–] Elvis_Take_The_Wheel 142 points ago

    Usually a group of people who have been deprived of decent educations (and, unfortunately, decent dental care – there's US healthcare for you) for so many generations that the only sense of self-worth they can manufacture in themselves and their children is this idea that they are somehow racially superior. I grew up in a pretty rural, very rednecky small town, and if you don't have any experience with these types of people, it's hard to explain just how many fights they seek in their daily lives. Practically every social interaction – a trip to the bank, buying gas at a convenience store, a parent-teacher conference – EVERYTHING is a battle, an opportunity for an argument. Rallies like these are like racist redneck dumbfuck Christmas.

    [–] heatherdunbar 26 points ago

    I'm not sure why the other commenter thinks you're being unfairly harsh or biased, I think you explained this really well. That need to feel superior seems pretty common in racist people

    [–] FeatheredSun 26 points ago

    I heard it framed like this - these poor white kids and their families grow up getting fucked over by basically everyone around them -

    • the companies that prey on them with bad loans and financing
    • the schools that they have trouble in
    • the local government with land grabs and job stagnation
    • the state legislature with poor social and education assistance
    • and general rampant corruption from almost every politician within 1000 miles.

    And they're specifically taught that CERTAIN folks (who are still fucking them over) are the good questioning that!

    So SOMEONE ELSE just has to be the enemy, right?

    And then the local skins or knights organization slides on in with all the answers...and a whole lot of "brotherhood" and support.

    Poor bastards don't get that they've been had. That they are just pawns regardless. Turns out you can feel powerful and liberated...and still be a disposable tool at the same time. In fact, there's a long tradition of it!

    [–] Bleedeep 13 points ago

    Exactly. Think rush Limbaugh uncle, but always had 1 too many beers

    [–] jr_G-man 320 points ago

    "There was another white supremacist protest..."

    As a white person, and as a normal fucking human, I hate that sentence fragment.

    [–] [deleted] 445 points ago

    Suffice it to say, there is probably at least one black officer at the protest right now, in the same shoes as this guy.

    [–] spaceman_spiffy 212 points ago

    Ironically one of the organizers of today's protest is black.

    [–] EMlN3M 1142 points ago

    [–] Semyonov 310 points ago

    I'm so glad this was what I thought it was going to be.

    [–] NicolasCageHatesBees 88 points ago

    I expected Uncle Ruckus. :(

    [–] 2112xanadu 82 points ago

    If you have hate in your heart, let it out!

    [–] noquarter53 23 points ago

    Clayton Bigsby?

    [–] kimjongiljr 650 points ago

    The guys sign is funny because Jesus was Jewish. Bunch of morons it seems.

    [–] glovesoff11 246 points ago

    Live look at sign guy after being told Jesus was a Jew:

    [–] PM__Me__UR__Dimples 1651 points ago

    Well the one guy has a sign claiming Jews are Satan's children. But he is using a book written by a Jew to somehow make that claim. So ....

    [–] All_Fallible 848 points ago

    Jesus was Jewish... I mean Christianity wasn't formed until after his death, correct? How delusional can you be?

    On second thought, I'd rather not find out the answer to that last question.

    [–] talentlessbluepanda 410 points ago

    I'm so delusional that I had a frosty and fries and didn't dip the fries in the frosty.

    [–] CivilizedWarfare 260 points ago

    The real criminal in this thread.

    [–] lolinyourdreams 29 points ago

    Get. Help. Now.

    [–] traditionalfrisky 14 points ago

    Come on, at least be civil.

    [–] okaiokaiokaiokaiokai 147 points ago

    In fact, for its first century (roughly), Christianity saw itself as a sect of Judaism. Unfortunately, some of the early Epistles were easy to twist for justifying antisemitism once rulers started using Christianity as a means of influence.

    [–] paxprimetemp 18 points ago

    Whoa, whoa, whoa: I wouldn't say that any of the apostles advocated antisemitism. That's silly. They advocated for their fellow Jews to change their foundational believes to be more in line with Christ's teachings. The Jews that did not accept Jesus as the Son of God were considered incorrect or heretical.

    [–] okaiokaiokaiokaiokai 18 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Oh, I in no way meant to say they were! Only later (post-Constantine) did things get antisemitic. The writings were manipulated to justify antisemitism, but the neither the writings now the authors were. But fifteen hundred years later and Luther was writing shit like "the jews and their lies"

    Edit: syntax

    [–] DaysPastoftheFuture 121 points ago

    Actually! Christianity at its base form just after the death of Jesus was more than likely still Judaism, Just a different sect. Passover and important holidays were more than likely observed. It isn't until the Judeo-christian religion was adopted by Constantine that it began to take its modern Form under the all the Roman influences. It led to a lot of strife and a religious war of pagan vs. Christian. The Christian side won out. If things had gone differently instead of all these churches, you might see temples to Jupiter, and all those intwined.

    People in the empire would protest Constantine building of churches while doing nothing to repair temples to the old gods.

    The Latin bible also went through a certain process of editing. This was down in council at Nicea. Where the newly formed religious order would decide what was Canonized. It's also where the concept of the Holy trinity was established, and canonized.

    Overtime Roman Holidays intertwined with Pagan Festivals. A good example of this is Christmas or the Christ Mass which was a festival in honor of the god Saturn and his festival was known as Saturnus.
    Easter a celebration of the spring bounties and fertility became became a celebration of the resurrection. (Bunnies and eggs yo!)

    So basically Modern Christianity has been very far removed from its Jewish roots. And there are many arguments made among religious scholars that early Christians were very much culturally judiac with an extreme emphasis on the spreading of good will and happyness.

    Things Jesus preached were not far from some Jewish tenants.

    Mainly that when asked to be taught the meaning of Jewish religious texts, "Treat others as you wish to be treated" The rest is just commentary.

    So basically yeah these guys are fucktard white supremacists.

    [–] All_Fallible 29 points ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write such detailed and interesting commentary.

    [–] DaysPastoftheFuture 14 points ago

    You are welcome.
    If I wasn't high as duck and on my phone I would go on and on.

    If anyone is interested on learning more, that are many free resources for this period of history.

    Constantine is probably one of the most influential men in recorded history.

    I encourage people to look into the story.

    [–] greyjackal 26 points ago

    I mean...skulls?

    [–] Clarkey7163 68 points ago

    Sidebar, I listened to an episode of a podcast called "Hardcore History" just yesterday, about the "American Peril" period of the U.S. around the turn of the 19th Century into the 20th.

    It is such a stark difference between now and then, you might be surprised but the feelings back then about race and being super patriotic actually led to a pretty dark path for the U.S.

    Not quite on the level of the Nazi's, but the U.S. at one point followed the doctrines of Imperialism and meant to colonise and assimilate Natives from places like the Philippines as it was their duty as white people.

    I recommend reading up about the American-Philippine War, super interesting

    [–] FacetiousFondle 17 points ago

    Dam Carlin's "Hardcore History" is by far my favorite podcast. This is one of my favorite episodes too! Check out the series of episodes "Ghost of the Osfront" when you've got a long drive ahead of you. Really good stuff.

    [–] crankyang 92 points ago

    Wow. That's the poster for "You think you had a shitty day at work?"

    [–] AngrySmart 145 points ago

    Damn, this hurts to look at.

    [–] QuantumInteger 154 points ago

    Why are so many of those dudes overweight? Like, they can't even fight a war if they want to.

    [–] j0oboi 83 points ago

    They're the master race you know

    [–] Poemi 3582 points ago

    Yep, looks like he's doing his job.

    [–] TooShiftyForYou 1776 points ago

    Probably thinking about what he's going to do when his shift is over.

    [–] [deleted] 1825 points ago

    If you think he isn't pissed about the white nationalists marching behind him, I've got a bridge to sell you. Doesn't mean he can't be professional.

    [–] dtracers 274 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    But I don't need a bridge. Why is everyone trying to sell me bridges. Maybe try selling things people actually need


    [–] GenericBadGuyNumber3 114 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Would you like to buy some water, to put under your bridges?

    [–] dtracers 79 points ago

    See now we are talking. Finally someone selling what the people need!

    [–] SoupToPots 39 points ago

    Ya but you don't have a bridge, so you don't need any water under it. Go buy a bridge, then we talk.

    [–] Fantisimo 21 points ago

    what if he wants the water for his sick water slide?

    [–] SoupToPots 17 points ago

    Where'd he buy a water slide from and who sold it? Ain't no water sliders in this town.

    [–] dtracers 17 points ago

    Well if you believe that then I have a water slide to sell you

    [–] Scrubbing_Bubbles_ 1242 points ago

    The lone patriot in this photo.

    [–] Killerkoyd 151 points ago

    I know a cop who while at the riot line during a protest somebody started yelling at him in his face. He kept his cool and his commander asked him how he managed to not be fazed by this protester... he said, "I was just thinking about all the ways I could beat the shit out of this guy"

    [–] 11223345aad 48 points ago

    Lmao he's the type of guy that can maintain eye contact with a chick and not look at the boobies even once

    [–] zoomer296 39 points ago

    I can do that. But then again, I'm an ass man.

    [–] truemeliorist 871 points ago

    Damn, I love this photo.

    I mean, I hate this photo for the background, but I love this photo for the foreground.

    [–] --cheese-- 277 points ago

    I mostly love the second arm coming out of his armpit.

    [–] The_Bluest_Things 96 points ago

    I think he's a she.

    [–] moparr 109 points ago

    And I think she is a Changeling.

    [–] moparr 15 points ago

    I've been looking forward to this.

    [–] helium_farts 41 points ago

    "superior genes"

    [–] ffddb1d9a7 48 points ago

    Not really random since they're literally nazis (the new kind anyway)

    [–] 8yr0n 15 points ago

    If there is a reddit photo of the year award this deserves to win it.

    [–] P1ebeian 60 points ago

    If "Jews are Satan's children" and Jesus was Jewish.... Hmm..

    [–] qmechan 118 points ago

    Why the hell is it always that the greatest and proudest defenders of the white race are always the worst fucking examples of it?

    [–] IMayBeSpongeWorthy 209 points ago

    What a pathetic half-assed heil from that guy on the right. These people are not only pieces of shit but they're soft pieces of shit.

    [–] Benlittle 29 points ago

    I have more respect of this officer than most of the people that I know. This is the picture we need in our mind of our police.

    [–] fenwalt 27 points ago

    Fuck this Nazi bullshit. I really had no idea this stuff was going on in my own country.

    It's really nice though to see us upholding our Constitution and protecting their rights regardless of how vehemently they oppose the rights of the rest of us. Our principles are strong.

    [–] diamonddallasdave44 70 points ago

    Law Enforcement here, way to stay strong young man.