mootmah: Take notes berylman. This is how it's done.
Abox: I'm just gonna say it. Our people could stand to be better behaved and better educated.
El Pachuco: TWX: El Pachuco: mootmah: Take notes berylman. This is how it's done.It's funny because everything I said is true.[starsmedia.ign.com image 80x112]In NK all your calls and emails are monitored because oppression. In the US it's because we're the freest country in the world.Three important distinctions. First, the proportion of people directly affected in the US is much lower. Second, the legal system at least has the possibility of changing policies against the will or wishes of the Executive branch. Third, you're free to make your complaints about it.I will not dispute that any of the negative things about the US are actually bad, they are, but we don't hold a candle to NK when it comes to internal oppression.NK is like 1984, while the United States is more like Brave New World.Well that totally makes it okay then. It's not like we have some goddam piece of paper saying our government can't do that sort of thing.
El Pachuco: On this Independence Day we celebrate our freedom and also look toward North Korea's tyrannical oppression:In NK the government operates a massive spying apparatus that monitors all its citizens' activities and communications, while in the US... wait, scratch that.In NK citizens can be indefinitely detained, tortured, and executed without trial, while in the US... okay, we'll start over.In NK the government and their cronies are unaccountable for their actions, no matter how criminal or how much suffering they cause ordinary citizens, while in the US... this isn't going where we want it.In NK the media act as lapdogs for the government and unquestioningly echoes talking points handed to them by officials, while in the US...
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berylman: NK is not hardly as farked up as everyone seems to portray it. Not a wonderful place but it has stuff going for it.
Supercampion: berylman: NK is not hardly as farked up as everyone seems to portray it. Not a wonderful place but it has stuff going for it.2/10
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