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Bad, Bad Day, and Cars: Union Thugs Thursday at 5:15 AM- THUG SELF CHECKOUT SELF CHECKOUT CHECKOUT 6 ITEM 1-6 ITEMS 6ITEMS TIT Basket Bas Basket Basket LOVE YOU LOVE YOU NEVER USE A SELF CHECKOUT 1) They kill jobs 2) Self-checkout machines don't contribute with payroll taxes 3) They are really not that convenient SHARE IF YOU AGREE! Take Back Your Power Canada <p><a href="https://reperspectivity.tumblr.com/post/176047958000/libertarirynn-conservativecathy444" class="tumblr_blog">reperspectivity</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/176047891639/conservativecathy444-doyouevenlibertybro-1" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://conservativecathy444.tumblr.com/post/176045162157/doyouevenlibertybro-1-people-have-to-service" class="tumblr_blog">conservativecathy444</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://doyouevenlibertybro.tumblr.com/post/176042387176/1-people-have-to-service-those-things-when-they" class="tumblr_blog">doyouevenlibertybro</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>1. People have to SERVICE those things when they stop working, and generally require at LEAST one person to suprevise them, and assist when needed. Jobs just don’t magically dissapear when these things are put in.<br/></p> <p>2. Not sure what else I can say about this one aside from review #1 and think about it for a few minutes.<br/></p> <p>3. “Union Thugs”, the Facebook page that posted this, clearly has never met an introvert, or someone who is having a bad day and doesn’t want to interact with people, or someone who isn’t well with social interactions, or etc… I could go on, but that’s pointless. These things ARE CONVENIENT, especially when I’m just checking out with a few items (or even 1). <br/></p>I could rant about my time at Chick-fil-A, and how these things would’ve made my life a lot easier, but I’ll spare you the paragraphs of ranting I typed out. Point is, this graphic is wrong.</blockquote> <p>Someone has to build those machines - maintain them, etc.<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>“ItS gUnNa KiLl JoBs DoH”</p> <p>No driving cars! They put carriage drivers out of work! No airplanes! They put train conductors out of work! No refrigerators! They put the iceman out of work! </p> <p>There is absolutely no sense hamstringing innovation in the name of “preserving jobs“, especially since with every wave of technology people still have jobs maintaining it.</p> </blockquote> <p>Yes, but the number of jobs is shrinking. Cars also created jobs due to improvement of infrastructure. Same with airplanes. </p><p>Self check-outs just reduce the employment from 1 per cashier to 1 per store. And in a shrinking economy that’s already being strung up by fatcats constantly funneling cash up from lower levels, self check-outs are going to have a negative impact on the general populace.</p></blockquote> <p>The number of jobs not “shrinking”. In fact it’s higher than it has been in decades. Simple research, friend: <a href="https://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/news/economy/job-openings-unemployed-workers/index.html">https://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/news/economy/job-openings-unemployed-workers/index.html</a></p><p>Also what fantasy universe do you live in where the stores have one cashier per store? There are usually a few pods with several self checkout machines and at least one worker per pod, plus several human check out options. And as mentioned above there are still people who work to maintain the things. The “it kills jobs” excuse is more than tired.</p>
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<p><a href="https://reperspectivity.tumblr.com/post/176047958000/libertarirynn-conservativecathy444" class="tumblr_blog">reperspectivity</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/176047891639/conservativecathy444-doyouevenlibertybro-1" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://conservativecathy444.tumblr.com/post/176045162157/doyouevenlibertybro-1-people-have-to-service" class="tumblr_blog">conservativecathy444</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://doyouevenlibertybro.tumblr.com/post/176042387176/1-people-have-to-service-those-things-when-they" class="tumblr_blog">doyouevenlibertybro</a>:</p>
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<p>1. People have to SERVICE those things when they stop working, and generally require at LEAST one person to suprevise them, and assist when needed. Jobs just don’t magically dissapear when these things are put in.<br/></p>
<p>2. Not sure what else I can say about this one aside from review #1 and think about it for a few minutes.<br/></p>
<p>3. “Union Thugs”, the Facebook page that posted this, clearly has never met an introvert, or someone who is having a bad day and doesn’t want to interact with people, or someone who isn’t well with social interactions, or etc… I could go on, but that’s pointless. These things ARE CONVENIENT, especially when I’m just checking out with a few items (or even 1). <br/></p>I could rant about my time at Chick-fil-A, and how these things would’ve made my life a lot easier, but I’ll spare you the paragraphs of ranting I typed out. Point is, this graphic is wrong.</blockquote>
<p>Someone has to build those machines - maintain them, etc.<br/></p>
</blockquote>

<p>“ItS gUnNa KiLl JoBs DoH”</p>
<p>No driving cars! They put carriage drivers out of work! No airplanes! They put train conductors out of work! No refrigerators! They put the iceman out of work! </p>
<p>There is absolutely no sense hamstringing innovation in the name of “preserving jobs“, especially since with every wave of technology people still have jobs maintaining it.</p>
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<p>Yes, but the number of jobs is shrinking. Cars also created jobs due to improvement of infrastructure. Same with airplanes. </p><p>Self check-outs just reduce the employment from 1 per cashier to 1 per store. And in a shrinking economy that’s already being strung up by fatcats constantly funneling cash up from lower levels, self check-outs are going to have a negative impact on the general populace.</p></blockquote>

<p>The number of jobs not “shrinking”. In fact it’s higher than it has been in decades. Simple research, friend: <a href="https://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/news/economy/job-openings-unemployed-workers/index.html">https://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/news/economy/job-openings-unemployed-workers/index.html</a></p><p>Also what fantasy universe do you live in where the stores have one cashier per store? There are usually a few pods with several self checkout machines and at least one worker per pod, plus several human check out options. And as mentioned above there are still people who work to maintain the things. The “it kills jobs” excuse is more than tired.</p>

<p><a href="https://reperspectivity.tumblr.com/post/176047958000/libertarirynn-conservativecathy444" class="tumblr_blog">reperspectivity</a>...

Bad, Bad Day, and Cars: Union Thugs Thursday at 5:15 AM- THUG SELF CHECKOUT SELF CHECKOUT CHECKOUT 6 ITEM 1-6 ITEMS 6ITEMS TIT Basket Bas Basket Basket LOVE YOU LOVE YOU NEVER USE A SELF CHECKOUT 1) They kill jobs 2) Self-checkout machines don't contribute with payroll taxes 3) They are really not that convenient SHARE IF YOU AGREE! Take Back Your Power Canada <p><a href="https://conservativecathy444.tumblr.com/post/176045162157/doyouevenlibertybro-1-people-have-to-service" class="tumblr_blog">conservativecathy444</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://doyouevenlibertybro.tumblr.com/post/176042387176/1-people-have-to-service-those-things-when-they" class="tumblr_blog">doyouevenlibertybro</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>1. People have to SERVICE those things when they stop working, and generally require at LEAST one person to suprevise them, and assist when needed. Jobs just don’t magically dissapear when these things are put in.<br/></p> <p>2. Not sure what else I can say about this one aside from review #1 and think about it for a few minutes.<br/></p> <p>3. “Union Thugs”, the Facebook page that posted this, clearly has never met an introvert, or someone who is having a bad day and doesn’t want to interact with people, or someone who isn’t well with social interactions, or etc… I could go on, but that’s pointless. These things ARE CONVENIENT, especially when I’m just checking out with a few items (or even 1). <br/></p>I could rant about my time at Chick-fil-A, and how these things would’ve made my life a lot easier, but I’ll spare you the paragraphs of ranting I typed out. Point is, this graphic is wrong.</blockquote> <p>Someone has to build those machines - maintain them, etc.<br/></p></blockquote> <p>“ItS gUnNa KiLl JoBs DoH”</p><p>No driving cars! They put carriage drivers out of work! No airplanes! They put train conductors out of work! No refrigerators! They put the iceman out of work! </p><p>There is absolutely no sense hamstringing innovation in the name of “preserving jobs“, especially since with every wave of technology people still have jobs maintaining it.</p>
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 2) Self-checkout machines don't contribute
 with payroll taxes
 3) They are really not that convenient
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<p><a href="https://conservativecathy444.tumblr.com/post/176045162157/doyouevenlibertybro-1-people-have-to-service" class="tumblr_blog">conservativecathy444</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://doyouevenlibertybro.tumblr.com/post/176042387176/1-people-have-to-service-those-things-when-they" class="tumblr_blog">doyouevenlibertybro</a>:</p>
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<p>1. People have to SERVICE those things when they stop working, and generally require at LEAST one person to suprevise them, and assist when needed. Jobs just don’t magically dissapear when these things are put in.<br/></p>
<p>2. Not sure what else I can say about this one aside from review #1 and think about it for a few minutes.<br/></p>
<p>3. “Union Thugs”, the Facebook page that posted this, clearly has never met an introvert, or someone who is having a bad day and doesn’t want to interact with people, or someone who isn’t well with social interactions, or etc… I could go on, but that’s pointless. These things ARE CONVENIENT, especially when I’m just checking out with a few items (or even 1). <br/></p>I could rant about my time at Chick-fil-A, and how these things would’ve made my life a lot easier, but I’ll spare you the paragraphs of ranting I typed out. Point is, this graphic is wrong.</blockquote>
<p>Someone has to build those machines - maintain them, etc.<br/></p></blockquote>

<p>“ItS gUnNa KiLl JoBs DoH”</p><p>No driving cars! They put carriage drivers out of work! No airplanes! They put train conductors out of work! No refrigerators! They put the iceman out of work! </p><p>There is absolutely no sense hamstringing innovation in the name of “preserving jobs“, especially since with every wave of technology people still have jobs maintaining it.</p>

<p><a href="https://conservativecathy444.tumblr.com/post/176045162157/doyouevenlibertybro-1-people-have-to-service" class="tumblr_blog">cons...

Drinking, Energy, and Life: THE LAST STRAW TOSSEL on Reason <p><a href="http://redbloodedamerica.tumblr.com/post/176022832961/plastic-straw-myths-do-you-enjoy-sipping" class="tumblr_blog">redbloodedamerica</a>:</p> <blockquote><h2> Plastic Straw Myths </h2><blockquote><p> Do you enjoy sipping drinks through plastic straws?  Well, if activists get their way you won’t be allowed to anymore.  “These must be banned,” they say.  </p><p>Why?</p><p>When celebrities speak, politicians listen.  Seattle recently banned straws, and other places want to do the same.  “The idea that you’re going to ban straws and save the world is ridiculous.”  Angela Logomasini studies environmental issues at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  What will banning plastic straws accomplish?  “Probably nothing at all.  It might make some people in Hollywood feel good.  It may make some politicians feel good, like they’re doing something.  It might sound good at parties, but it’s not going to solve any problems.” </p><p>Plastic pollution in the ocean <i>is</i> a real problem, but only about 1% of it comes from the United States.  Of that 1%, a tiny amount comes from plastic straws.  But what about that 500 million number?  Where do they all get that number?  They got it from this child’s school project.  He says he got the 500 million straws a day figure through a phone survey he conducted with straw manufacturers.  The media just accepts his 500 million number.  But the actual number is much lower according to the analysis firm Technomic.  </p><p>Okay, so activists and media exaggerate the problem.  Still they promised it would be easy to get rid of the straws. “If we can reduce something that is easy, that is polluting in the environment, that is getting stuck in turtles’ noses and causing damage to the environment, let’s do that,” says progressive talk show host Ethan Bearman.  “Sometimes we do need a little gentle guiding hand from government.”  <i>Governments gentle guiding hand</i> will either ban straws or order us to replace this cheap plastic straw with ones like these made of paper or bamboo.  “Plastic doesn’t actually biodegrade.  So unlike a lot of other things, paper, for example, actually breaks down into other components.”  </p><p>That’s not a good thing.  That means paper straws break down, even while you’re using them.  They get soggy, they leak.  “That’s the beauty of plastic, it’s enduring,” says Logomasini, “Paper straws are going to break down while you’re drinking with it.”  Paper and bamboo straws aren’t environmentally pristine either.  Paper products take more energy and more effort to produce.  You’re going to have a net negative environmental impact.  The paper doesn’t degrade in a landfill either.  Everything is essentially mummified.  <b>You’re replacing a superior product with an inferior one and you’re asking people to pay more for it.</b> It doesn’t make a lot of sense,” she says. </p><p>It doesn’t, and the higher price is the final result.  Paper straws are eight times more expensive to make than plastic straws.  Won’t this hurt businesses?  “I don’t think so.  Maybe people won’t use straws,” claims New York City Councilman Barry Grodenchik.   “If it’s a $1.79 to get the fountain drink at Joe’s corner deli that we’re talking about, and now it’s a $1.83, I don’t see that as being a huge difference in the price,” says Bearman.  </p><p>“This is what environmentalists will say about <i>every</i> policy they put out.  A few cents here, a few cents there eventually begins to become a burden,” explains Logomasini.  We don’t need straws.  “You know a lot of things in life are not <i>necessary</i>, but beneficial and enjoyable.  Banning straws isn’t going to do anything for the environment.  So what they’re just trying to do is take away my freedom for nothing in return.”  </p><p>As the environment has become cleaner, that’s become a specialty of the environmental movement: spend <i>your</i> money on feel-good policies that make no real difference.<br/></p></blockquote></blockquote>
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<p><a href="http://redbloodedamerica.tumblr.com/post/176022832961/plastic-straw-myths-do-you-enjoy-sipping" class="tumblr_blog">redbloodedamerica</a>:</p>

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Plastic Straw Myths

</h2><blockquote><p>

Do you enjoy sipping drinks through plastic straws?  Well, if activists get their way you won’t be allowed to anymore.  “These must be banned,” they say.  </p><p>Why?</p><p>When celebrities speak, politicians listen.  Seattle recently banned straws, and other places want to do the same.  “The idea that you’re going to ban straws and save the world is ridiculous.”  Angela Logomasini studies environmental issues at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  What will banning plastic straws accomplish?  “Probably nothing at all.  It might make some people in Hollywood feel good.  It may make some politicians feel good, like they’re doing something.  It might sound good at parties, but it’s not going to solve any problems.” </p><p>Plastic pollution in the ocean <i>is</i> a real problem, but only about 1% of it comes from the United States.  Of that 1%, a tiny amount comes from plastic straws.  But what about that 500 million number?  Where do they all get that number?  They got it from this child’s school project.  He says he got the 500 million straws a day figure through a phone survey he conducted with straw manufacturers.  The media just accepts his 500 million number.  But the actual number is much lower according to the analysis firm Technomic.  </p><p>Okay, so activists and media exaggerate the problem.  Still they promised it would be easy to get rid of the straws. “If we can reduce something that is easy, that is polluting in the environment, that is getting stuck in turtles’ noses and causing damage to the environment, let’s do that,” says progressive talk show host Ethan Bearman.  “Sometimes we do need a little gentle guiding hand from government.”  <i>Governments gentle guiding hand</i> will either ban straws or order us to replace this cheap plastic straw with ones like these made of paper or bamboo.  “Plastic doesn’t actually biodegrade.  So unlike a lot of other things, paper, for example, actually breaks down into other components.”  </p><p>That’s not a good thing.  That means paper straws break down, even while you’re using them.  They get soggy, they leak.  “That’s the beauty of plastic, it’s enduring,” says Logomasini, “Paper straws are going to break down while you’re drinking with it.”  Paper and bamboo straws aren’t environmentally pristine either.  Paper products take more energy and more effort to produce.  You’re going to have a net negative environmental impact.  The paper doesn’t degrade in a landfill either.  Everything is essentially mummified.  <b>You’re replacing a superior product with an inferior one and you’re asking people to pay more for it.</b> It doesn’t make a lot of sense,” she says. </p><p>It doesn’t, and the higher price is the final result.  Paper straws are eight times more expensive to make than plastic straws.  Won’t this hurt businesses?  “I don’t think so.  Maybe people won’t use straws,” claims New York City Councilman Barry Grodenchik.   “If it’s a $1.79 to get the fountain drink at Joe’s corner deli that we’re talking about, and now it’s a $1.83, I don’t see that as being a huge difference in the price,” says Bearman.  </p><p>“This is what environmentalists will say about <i>every</i> policy they put out.  A few cents here, a few cents there eventually begins to become a burden,” explains Logomasini.  We don’t need straws.  “You know a lot of things in life are not <i>necessary</i>, but beneficial and enjoyable.  Banning straws isn’t going to do anything for the environment.  So what they’re just trying to do is take away my freedom for nothing in return.”  </p><p>As the environment has become cleaner, that’s become a specialty of the environmental movement: spend <i>your</i> money on feel-good policies that make no real difference.<br/></p></blockquote></blockquote>

<p><a href="http://redbloodedamerica.tumblr.com/post/176022832961/plastic-straw-myths-do-you-enjoy-sipping" class="tumblr_blog">redbloodedam...

Fucking, Funny, and Neil deGrasse Tyson: Neil deGrasse Tyson @neiltyson Not that anybody's asked, but New Years Day on the Gregorian Calendar is a cosmically arbitrary event, carrying no Astronomical significance at all Charles C. W. Cooke@char 26 Válasz@neityson felhasználónak It doesn't have any nutritional significance either, according to my restaurateur friend, but somehow he still manages to grasp that it's an important cultural event that doesn't need filtering through his professional lens and explaining as if everyone were a moron. <p><a href="http://blackjackgabbiani.tumblr.com/post/176010599688/how-do-people-get-explaining-as-if-everyone-were" class="tumblr_blog">blackjackgabbiani</a>:</p><blockquote><p>How do people get “explaining as if everyone were a moron” out of anything Tyson says? He’s being funny.<br/></p></blockquote><p>He literally does this all the time. It’s about as “funny“ as an edgy 12-year-old who thinks he’s a genius for knowing that H2O is the chemical compound for water. Plus Tyson does the same “joke“ every fucking year</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="808" data-orig-width="500"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9e70d045d5d2601df12bc01f3fd328b6/tumblr_pc1qsm3qst1rw09tq_540.png" data-orig-height="808" data-orig-width="500"/></figure><p>Yeah that doesn’t get old at all</p>
Fucking, Funny, and Neil deGrasse Tyson: Neil deGrasse Tyson
 @neiltyson
 Not that anybody's asked, but New
 Years Day on the Gregorian
 Calendar is a cosmically arbitrary
 event, carrying no Astronomical
 significance at all

 Charles C. W. Cooke@char
 26
 Válasz@neityson felhasználónak
 It doesn't have any nutritional
 significance either, according to my
 restaurateur friend, but somehow he still
 manages to grasp that it's an important
 cultural event that doesn't need filtering
 through his professional lens and
 explaining as if everyone were a moron.
<p><a href="http://blackjackgabbiani.tumblr.com/post/176010599688/how-do-people-get-explaining-as-if-everyone-were" class="tumblr_blog">blackjackgabbiani</a>:</p><blockquote><p>How do people get “explaining as if everyone were a moron” out of anything Tyson says? He’s being funny.<br/></p></blockquote><p>He literally does this all the time. It’s about as “funny“ as an edgy 12-year-old who thinks he’s a genius for knowing that H2O is the chemical compound for water. Plus Tyson does the same “joke“ every fucking year</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="808" data-orig-width="500"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9e70d045d5d2601df12bc01f3fd328b6/tumblr_pc1qsm3qst1rw09tq_540.png" data-orig-height="808" data-orig-width="500"/></figure><p>Yeah that doesn’t get old at all</p>

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Being Alone, Family, and Parents: Balloon Boy The Untold Stor <p><a href="https://ren-of-rationality.tumblr.com/post/176000159280/libertarirynn-this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a" class="tumblr_blog">ren-of-rationality</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175977121284/this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a-good-chance" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>This is mind blowing. There’s a good chance “Balloon Boy” from back in 2009 wasn’t actually an intentional hoax at all and this family got screwed over by the justice system and lied about by the media 😳</p> <p>Follow up: <a href="https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY">https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY</a></p> </blockquote> <p>I don’t know, I always thought that the most damning evidence against them was the kid’s slip up during the interview, which interestingly enough is the evidence he seemed to gloss over more than the others.  The excuse given by this kid wasn’t just “not a great excuse” it makes no sense.  </p> <p>The kid states that someone asked him vaguely “so what happened about this balloon thing” shortly after he’d spoken to someone else about where he was hiding.  That’s not what happened though, when this kid slips up his parents asked him, “Didn’t you hear us calling for you?” then when he nods yes, they ask “well why didn’t you come out?”  Then the kids answers, “<b>You guys said</b>, we did this for the show.” </p> <figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FwI6UONWCq7A"><iframe width="540" height="405" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wI6UONWCq7A?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></figure><p>All of which is very different than what the kid’s saying happened in his later excuse. </p> </blockquote> <p>Yes and the video addresses this. It is a weird slip but being that it’s pretty much the only evidence that still stands up and it *is* still the word of a sleep deprived six-year-old who may not have even fully understood the question, especially since they *have* been on shows before, I don’t think that alone is enough to show beyond reasonable doubt that’s a hoax.</p>
Being Alone, Family, and Parents: Balloon Boy
 The Untold Stor
<p><a href="https://ren-of-rationality.tumblr.com/post/176000159280/libertarirynn-this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a" class="tumblr_blog">ren-of-rationality</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175977121284/this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a-good-chance" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>
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<p>This is mind blowing. There’s a good chance “Balloon Boy” from back in 2009 wasn’t actually an intentional hoax at all and this family got screwed over by the justice system and lied about by the media 😳</p>

<p>Follow up: <a href="https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY">https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY</a></p>
</blockquote>
<p>I don’t know, I always thought that the most damning evidence against them was the kid’s slip up during the interview, which interestingly enough is the evidence he seemed to gloss over more than the others.  The excuse given by this kid wasn’t just “not a great excuse” it makes no sense.  </p>
<p>The kid states that someone asked him vaguely “so what happened about this balloon thing” shortly after he’d spoken to someone else about where he was hiding.  That’s not what happened though, when this kid slips up his parents asked him, “Didn’t you hear us calling for you?” then when he nods yes, they ask “well why didn’t you come out?”  Then the kids answers, “<b>You guys said</b>, we did this for the show.” </p>
<figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FwI6UONWCq7A"><iframe width="540" height="405" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wI6UONWCq7A?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></figure><p>All of which is very different than what the kid’s saying happened in his later excuse. </p>
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<p>Yes and the video addresses this. It is a weird slip but being that it’s pretty much the only evidence that still stands up and it *is* still the word of a sleep deprived six-year-old who may not have even fully understood the question, especially since they *have* been on shows before, I don’t think that alone is enough to show beyond reasonable doubt that’s a hoax.</p>

<p><a href="https://ren-of-rationality.tumblr.com/post/176000159280/libertarirynn-this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a" class="tumblr_blog">ren-of-...

Fucking, Homeless, and Music: The Telegraph @Telegraph Follow Former rough sleeper Ed Sheeran wins permission for "anti-homeless" gates outside £8m London home Former rough sleeper Ed Sheeran wins permission for "anti-homeless" gates.. Pop superstar Ed Sheeran, who spent nights sleeping rough on the streets of London early in his career, has won planning permission to install "anti-homeless" r... telegraph.co.uk <p><a href="https://banana0042.tumblr.com/post/176004097153/libertarirynn-banana0042-capatalismnt" class="tumblr_blog">banana0042</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/176001677799/banana0042-capatalismnt-please-dont-pay-for" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://banana0042.tumblr.com/post/175999946723/capatalismnt-please-dont-pay-for-his-music" class="tumblr_blog">banana0042</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://capatalismnt.tumblr.com/post/175987677927/please-dont-pay-for-his-music" class="tumblr_blog">capatalismnt</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Please don’t pay for his music.</p></blockquote> <p>Also, molotov cocktails and thermite are valid options as well.  </p> </blockquote> <p>Imagine advocating literal violence against somebody for not wanting random people on their property. How many homeless people do y’all let sleep in your living room? Never mind the fact that the gate was <i><b>actually</b></i> to keep out the paparazzi and he never said anything about the homeless to fucking begin with.</p> </blockquote> <p>I have urged for the death and destruction of much more powerful men before this in much more violent ways. It is clear that I frequently oblige such. Even if the gate didn’t exist I would still want him dead and his property destroyed because he has wealth.  Fuck’m, he’s rich.</p> </blockquote><p>Well at least you’re honest about your mental instability.</p>
Fucking, Homeless, and Music: The Telegraph
 @Telegraph
 Follow
 Former rough sleeper Ed Sheeran wins
 permission for "anti-homeless" gates outside
 £8m London home
 Former rough sleeper Ed Sheeran wins permission for "anti-homeless" gates..
 Pop superstar Ed Sheeran, who spent nights sleeping rough on the streets of
 London early in his career, has won planning permission to install "anti-homeless" r...
 telegraph.co.uk
<p><a href="https://banana0042.tumblr.com/post/176004097153/libertarirynn-banana0042-capatalismnt" class="tumblr_blog">banana0042</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/176001677799/banana0042-capatalismnt-please-dont-pay-for" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://banana0042.tumblr.com/post/175999946723/capatalismnt-please-dont-pay-for-his-music" class="tumblr_blog">banana0042</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://capatalismnt.tumblr.com/post/175987677927/please-dont-pay-for-his-music" class="tumblr_blog">capatalismnt</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Please don’t pay for his music.</p></blockquote>
<p>Also, molotov cocktails and thermite are valid options as well.  </p>
</blockquote>

<p>Imagine advocating literal violence against somebody for not wanting random people on their property. How many homeless people do y’all let sleep in your living room? Never mind the fact that the gate was <i><b>actually</b></i> to keep out the paparazzi and he never said anything about the homeless to fucking begin with.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I have urged for the death and destruction of much more powerful men before this in much more violent ways. It is clear that I frequently oblige such. Even if the gate didn’t exist I would still want him dead and his property destroyed because he has wealth.  Fuck’m, he’s rich.</p>
</blockquote><p>Well at least you’re honest about your mental instability.</p>

<p><a href="https://banana0042.tumblr.com/post/176004097153/libertarirynn-banana0042-capatalismnt" class="tumblr_blog">banana0042</a>:</p><b...

Fucking, Girls, and Martin: carl lukens @overlordsloth41 Walked into the rape seminar they had at the school and said go ahead call the cops they can't unrape you and walked out 23/10/2014 18:50 Sid @Sidistic Girls should take rape as a compliment. A man is willing to sacrifice his freedom to penetrate your vagina. You're the chosen one. Be happy 16/12/2012 00:58 198 RETWEETS 141 FAVORITES Martin Parker @parker287 1 Look if I say I 'want' to rape you, it's a compliment. Jeez...women can be so sensitive. 21/09/2010 17:45 1 RETWEET 4 FAVORITES Leviathan Pride @LeviathanPride If I ever heard a girl blow a rape whistle l'd rush over as fast as possible and, like a Good Samaritan, would help the guy rape her. 09/04/2014 01:10 8 RETWEETS 30 FAVORITES <p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/176000922585/icequeen223-thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfeminismbecuz</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://icequeen223.tumblr.com/post/175990074588/thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a-scary-world" class="tumblr_blog">icequeen223</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thefatandfurious.tumblr.com/post/104660366081">thefatandfurious</a>:</p><blockquote> <p>We live in a scary world, gals.</p> </blockquote> <p>How can anyone read shit like this and still think that men are human beings? They’re nothing but sadistic parasites and they prove this all the fucking time. Stay the hell away from them, for your own safety and sanity. <br/></p></blockquote> <p>“How can anyone read shit like this and still think that men are human beings?”</p><p>Because they aren’t fucking morons who think a sample size of four rando trolls on Twitter is enough to condemn half of earth’s population?</p></blockquote>
Fucking, Girls, and Martin: carl lukens
 @overlordsloth41
 Walked into the rape seminar they
 had at the school and said go
 ahead call the cops they can't
 unrape you and walked out
 23/10/2014 18:50

 Sid
 @Sidistic
 Girls should take rape as a
 compliment. A man is willing to
 sacrifice his freedom to penetrate
 your vagina. You're the chosen
 one. Be happy
 16/12/2012 00:58
 198 RETWEETS 141 FAVORITES

 Martin Parker
 @parker287
 1
 Look if I say I 'want' to rape you,
 it's a compliment. Jeez...women
 can be so sensitive.
 21/09/2010 17:45
 1 RETWEET 4 FAVORITES

 Leviathan Pride
 @LeviathanPride
 If I ever heard a girl blow a rape
 whistle l'd rush over as fast as
 possible and, like a Good
 Samaritan, would help the guy
 rape her.
 09/04/2014 01:10
 8 RETWEETS 30 FAVORITES
<p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/176000922585/icequeen223-thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfeminismbecuz</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://icequeen223.tumblr.com/post/175990074588/thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a-scary-world" class="tumblr_blog">icequeen223</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thefatandfurious.tumblr.com/post/104660366081">thefatandfurious</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p>We live in a scary world, gals.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>How can anyone read shit like this and still think that men are human beings? They’re nothing but sadistic parasites and they prove this all the fucking time. Stay the hell away from them, for your own safety and sanity. <br/></p></blockquote>

<p>“How can anyone read shit like this and still think that men are human beings?”</p><p>Because they aren’t fucking morons who think a sample size of four rando trolls on Twitter is enough to condemn half of earth’s population?</p></blockquote>

<p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/176000922585/icequeen223-thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfemin...

Feminism, Fucking, and Girls: carl lukens @overlordsloth41 Walked into the rape seminar they had at the school and said go ahead call the cops they can't unrape you and walked out 23/10/2014 18:50 Sid @Sidistic Girls should take rape as a compliment. A man is willing to sacrifice his freedom to penetrate your vagina. You're the chosen one. Be happy 16/12/2012 00:58 198 RETWEETS 141 FAVORITES Martin Parker @parker287 1 Look if I say I 'want' to rape you, it's a compliment. Jeez...women can be so sensitive. 21/09/2010 17:45 1 RETWEET 4 FAVORITES Leviathan Pride @LeviathanPride If I ever heard a girl blow a rape whistle l'd rush over as fast as possible and, like a Good Samaritan, would help the guy rape her. 09/04/2014 01:10 8 RETWEETS 30 FAVORITES <p><a href="https://black-girl-against-feminism.tumblr.com/post/176000007894/cisnowflake-rebel-potato-honey-sugarr" class="tumblr_blog">black-girl-against-feminism</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://cisnowflake.tumblr.com/post/175998061221/rebel-potato-honey-sugarr-icequeen223" class="tumblr_blog">cisnowflake</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://rebel-potato.tumblr.com/post/175991608822/honey-sugarr-icequeen223-thefatandfurious" class="tumblr_blog">rebel-potato</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://honey-sugarr.tumblr.com/post/175991474694/icequeen223-thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a" class="tumblr_blog">honey-sugarr</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://icequeen223.tumblr.com/post/175990074588/thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a-scary-world" class="tumblr_blog">icequeen223</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thefatandfurious.tumblr.com/post/104660366081">thefatandfurious</a>:</p><blockquote> <p>We live in a scary world, gals.</p> </blockquote> <p>How can anyone read shit like this and still think that men are human beings? They’re nothing but sadistic parasites and they prove this all the fucking time. Stay the hell away from them, for your own safety and sanity. <br/></p></blockquote> <p>What the actual fuck</p></blockquote> <p>I’m sorry but why should I assume 4 random tweets from twitter (which can be faked mind you) now represent all men? </p></blockquote> <p>Let’s assume none of these people are trolls. 4 assholes on Twitter aren’t representative of all men. If someone was to make a post like this about any other demographic you’d all be screaming about bigotry.</p></blockquote> <p>Those are some fucked up statements, but how am I supposed to react? What is the context of their saying these things? Come on Tumblr, you know better than this.</p></blockquote> <p>Are you new? Tumblr absolutely does not know better than this.</p>
Feminism, Fucking, and Girls: carl lukens
 @overlordsloth41
 Walked into the rape seminar they
 had at the school and said go
 ahead call the cops they can't
 unrape you and walked out
 23/10/2014 18:50

 Sid
 @Sidistic
 Girls should take rape as a
 compliment. A man is willing to
 sacrifice his freedom to penetrate
 your vagina. You're the chosen
 one. Be happy
 16/12/2012 00:58
 198 RETWEETS 141 FAVORITES

 Martin Parker
 @parker287
 1
 Look if I say I 'want' to rape you,
 it's a compliment. Jeez...women
 can be so sensitive.
 21/09/2010 17:45
 1 RETWEET 4 FAVORITES

 Leviathan Pride
 @LeviathanPride
 If I ever heard a girl blow a rape
 whistle l'd rush over as fast as
 possible and, like a Good
 Samaritan, would help the guy
 rape her.
 09/04/2014 01:10
 8 RETWEETS 30 FAVORITES
<p><a href="https://black-girl-against-feminism.tumblr.com/post/176000007894/cisnowflake-rebel-potato-honey-sugarr" class="tumblr_blog">black-girl-against-feminism</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://cisnowflake.tumblr.com/post/175998061221/rebel-potato-honey-sugarr-icequeen223" class="tumblr_blog">cisnowflake</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://rebel-potato.tumblr.com/post/175991608822/honey-sugarr-icequeen223-thefatandfurious" class="tumblr_blog">rebel-potato</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://honey-sugarr.tumblr.com/post/175991474694/icequeen223-thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a" class="tumblr_blog">honey-sugarr</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://icequeen223.tumblr.com/post/175990074588/thefatandfurious-we-live-in-a-scary-world" class="tumblr_blog">icequeen223</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thefatandfurious.tumblr.com/post/104660366081">thefatandfurious</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p>We live in a scary world, gals.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>How can anyone read shit like this and still think that men are human beings? They’re nothing but sadistic parasites and they prove this all the fucking time. Stay the hell away from them, for your own safety and sanity. <br/></p></blockquote>

<p>What the actual fuck</p></blockquote>

<p>I’m sorry but why should I assume 4 random tweets from twitter (which can be faked mind you) now represent all men? </p></blockquote>

<p>Let’s assume none of these people are trolls. 4 assholes on Twitter aren’t representative of all men. If someone was to make a post like this about any other demographic you’d all be screaming about bigotry.</p></blockquote>

<p>Those are some fucked up statements, but how am I supposed to react? What is the context of their saying these things? Come on Tumblr, you know better than this.</p></blockquote>

<p>Are you new? Tumblr absolutely does not know better than this.</p>

<p><a href="https://black-girl-against-feminism.tumblr.com/post/176000007894/cisnowflake-rebel-potato-honey-sugarr" class="tumblr_blog">blac...