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PCIntern

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Thu Apr 18, 2024, 10:07 PM Apr 18

"We don't know from one minute to the next..." - [View all]

“Commentator” on MSNBC.

That’s the first correct statement I’ve heard today. You have not one iota of ability to accurately predict what’s going to happen during and after this trial.

As many here have, I lived through the OJ Trial and listened to hours of this crap spewing out of all these experienced trial lawyers, retired judges, retired DA’s, retired defense attorneys, police, FBI, neighbors, friends, psychologists, psychiatrists, media personalities, OJ teammates, OJ Coaches, sports commentators, real estate agents, DEA Agents, stress-management personnel, probation officers, and many many many others. Did I refer to many others? It was unending. It was a minimum of ten pages per day every day in major newspapers.

And it was all bullshit. It was hundreds of thousands of hours of people who can no more predict the future than Johnny Carson’s Karnak character could and it was an utter and complete waster of time, a ante-historical masturbation of epic proportions. But the amount of advertising sold was astronomical and more people made money in media than ever before.

If you think about it, the number of individual in world history whose name was on everyone in the world’s lips in their era is infinitesimally small. I would begin a list in my awareness as so: Chaplin, FDR, Stalin, Hitler, Eisenhower, Muhammad Ali, Elvis, The Beatles, Obama, and Trump. Of course others may well be suggested such as MLK, Jagger or Mandela but to be frank, I would say that billions of people in the world may have heard their names but have no concept of their significance. AND I AM NOT DENIGRATING THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE LEAST.

The people whom I listed are, or will be, significant chapters in any world history book written in almost any country in the world. AND I KNOW YOU’RE GONNA ARGUE. I UNDERSTAND THIS BUT THUS IS MY LIST. YOU ARE WELCOME TO HAVE YOUR OWN AND PUBLISH IT HERE OR WHEREVER YOU LIKE. (You can tell I’ve posted here before)

Trump is on that list, as is Hitler: he is universally notorious for being a viciously stupidly dangerous force in America and he needs to be marginalized thoroughly. All I can say is thank God he’s not in his forties.

But the difference between Trump and anyone else on that list is that he’s a dope -he’s a mentally deficient uneducated (and I don’t give a shit from where he graduated) moron who is incapable of a coherent stream of thoughts lasting 75 seconds. He is facilitated by a willing populace who identifies with his brazen ignorance and crudity as well as his cruelty.

I could go on and on but I’ll spare you…

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