People forget how wild the 90s were: Ruby Ridge, OKC bombing, first WTC bombing, Waco, Atlanta Olympic bombing.

One folks forget is that RUDY GIULIANI led a riot of mostly white to try to undermine & overthrow David Dinkins, NYC’s first Black mayor.
That’s on top of the invasion of Panama, the first Gulf War, the Balkan war and the fall of communism.

Everything I listed happened from age 13-19 for me.

I wonder what it would’ve been like with social media.
Further reading on the NYPD riot Giuliani incited/led in 1992:…
I’ll also add the AIDS epidemic and the Rwandan genocide, as well as the Rodney King beating and subsequent LA Riots. Can’t believe I left those out of the first list.
Yeah for sure. The early 90s were wild, as were the early 00s, but the Trump era (and specifically the past 12 months) is all of that cranked to 11.

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Is there a TikTok hashtag I can follow to watch these vids for the next decade?
I'm serious man, that video gave me life. I need more of them.
Throw the whole damn book at every single person that hopped even one barrier. Jail. For. Years.
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Jimmy Stewart really chewed the scenery in the last act here tbh.
The theme of this movie is the only way to stop a bad guy with capitalism is a good guy with capitalism.
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24 Dec 20
The 2021 U-20 World Cup got cancelled today, which is almost certainly the right move from FIFA.

But as a USYNT-obsessive a part of me is disappointed b/c the US is FREAKING STACKED among the 2001s, 02s & 03s.

Que sera sera.
To put it into context: All previous US U-20 teams combined had one player (Jozy) who'd ever scored a goal in the MLS playoffs. This team could have 3.

Could also have a guy w/ a bunch of Copa Lib starts, attackers who've played for Arsenal & Barca, and Gio Freaking Reyna.
A RB who's already been sold for $2-7m to a Bundesliga side is probably third on the depth chart behind a regular starter in MLS and a guy who's about to be sold for ~$10m to Juve or Roma.

Starting LB who's going to go for something in that vicinity as well.
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LAFC play the best soccer I've ever seen from an MLS team.
1998 DC, 2001 Fusion, 2010 RSL & 2018 Atlanta are the others in the discussion btw.
Since folks are asking: 2000 Fire, 2014 Galaxy, 2017 TFC & NYCFC are a half-step below.
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Armchair Analyst: Lots of folks are rightly going *in* on the #USMNT, Berhalter & the USSF as a whole.

On a more granular level I'm taking a look at what went wrong with this team last night – and what will keep going wrong until/unless it gets fixed…
The number of times the US were out-manned 4-v-2 in central midfield last night was mind-boggling. It is the root of everything that's going wrong for the US right now, and – no matter who the coach is – it has to change.
The truly awful thing is that this wasn't even one of the 5 worst losses of the decade:
5. USA 1-2 JAM (2015 Gold Cup)
4. JAM 2-1 USA (2014 WCQ)
3. GUA 2-0 USA (2018 WCQ)
2. CRC 4-0 USA (2018 WCQ)
1. T&T 2-1 USA (2018 WCQ)
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