the people who think comic books, esp the ones from the stan lee era, were apolitical and social justice-free are about as adorable as the people who think sports were apolitical until last week
im a dc guy but marvel was way ahead on this issue. and stan wasn't ambiguous about it.
(this column is from 1968)
it isnt like marvel created an iconic superhero team about an oppressed minority, including one major character who survived a holocaust or anything

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is marsha blackburn trying to sell the infrastructure bill? ImageImageImage
the next phase of this will be

and then the left will hit biden for not allocating a total of $2 trillion to puppies and kittens and he'll compromise to a "hard cap of $1.8 trillion for doggos and kitty cats"
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here's the gusher of dumb i alluded to earlier...

GOP Senate candidate: Conservatives being 'canceled' is just like racism…
in her campaign launch video she discusses racism against blacks and the eventual victory in the fight for voting rights


then she says the battle has now moved to the silencing of conservatives

cause theyre the same thing, right?…
in addition to this, she also was a right-wing pundit and she went after the "wreck it ralph" sequel for promoting feminism, which she said makes kids bad…
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one of the few things limbaugh wasnt lying about: he really was their "anchorman." every day millions of conservatives had no idea how to process the news until limbaugh chewed it up for them then regurgitated it for them like little baby birds.
he had his "stack of stuff" and it was always like "they say this is the news but let me tell you what's *really* in the news"
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conservatives are very aware of the fact that if they throw out 20 random things on a topic, liberals will spend the next day "debunking" each individual thing. they do it on purpose. you dont get anywhere. nobodys going to look at your beautiful rebuttal and say you "won."
eg of what you shouldnt do, imo.

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con: roses cause cancer! roses are socialism! roses are what hitler used! roses dont actually work.
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gop: jump
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every time the right throws up chaff, the msm covers it Image
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republicans propose something? point out immediately and repeatedly how it will make bad stuff happen.

tax cuts will lead to decreased fertility and low sperm count
deregulation will lead to irradiated water
small govt will lead to sick people bleeding out on the sidewalk
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this is going to be difficult. do i try to watch every game i can? is tracking the games with the mlb app good enough? considering im out of market, what percentage of watched games is acceptable?

(dont have these issues w nfl, just watch as many games as possible)
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