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Tue May 3, 2022, 01:56 PM

5. By the time I learned about that quote...

I'd already seen the various wars for profit come to light...in Afghanistan, Iraq, etc.

Then seeing Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (I think that's the one) where he described economic disasters like what happened in Flint Michigan, where the job situation was so bad most young folks had no choice but to enter the military, because there was nothing else available that would get them out of poverty.

That part made me realize it was happening everywhere in the us where the republicans were in charge purposely creating desperate situations where the same non-choice was available.

It wasn't a joke anymore. I don't think it ever really was. It was a sarcastic observation of reality.

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