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Civil War Coming is Trending on Twitter

Civil War Coming is Trending on Twitter. Which brings up a moment to talk about something I have been feeling ever since the great divide has begun. The possibilities of a civil war between the two political parties.

Is a Civil War Coming?

A few years ago I would have called you crazy if you asked me that. Now, it doesn’t seem out of the realm of possibility for their to be another civil war, whether its weeks, months, years, I think its just a matter of time if we continue on this path of divisiveness. I mean eventually we’re going to get so divided we wont be able to consider ourselves “the united states” but have to be called “the divided states”.

Everyone now a days is so politically polarized, so many people playing to that tribe mentality of party politics. It seems George Washington was right when he said political parties would be the downfall of this nation. It seems everyone is at each others throats. If you’re like me and don’t live in an echo chamber, you probably see a great deal of comments from both sides. Its all very ironic, they all say the same thing about each other. They all attack the other side for shit their side is doing. I get for the most part, that in your daily activities within the real world, the people you interreact with are civil great people. You never know their political affiliation and you go on about your day, but the point is, if you did know that could drastically change your behavior towards them, unless perhaps you know them personally, which is interesting. More than likely because you know they are well intentioned regardless of their political beliefs, we must realize this is the case for the majority of people we are “debating”.

I remember when politics use to be fun for me, but now you cant even have a civil debate without being called a racist misogynist fascist bigot after listing a simple statistic or exploring a “sensitive topic”. We’re in dangerous times it seems to me.

The way I see things, is this; the far right and the far left are the loudest and make for the best news for the other side, this is all we see and hear, but the majority of people reside in the middle of the spectrum and are somewhat more moderate, where as they may not necessarily believe everything attributed to their party.

I think its important we not underestimate the lengths some of the radicals are willing to go. We’ve seen people get violent, people get hurt, and we’ve seen people die as a result of that. So although the radical sects of each party may be the minority population, they still make for quite a lot of people and that number seems to be growing thanks to a number of factors, including indoctrination.

I have seen an overwhelming amount of talk about civil war from both sides in these past few months, and now it starts trending on twitter. I’ve seen a lot of hate speech based off political identity. I’ve seen straight up threats posted online for the world to see. People have allowed social media to really expose them, its not a good look. Threats of violence all based off ideology and political beliefs, its insane that its gotten to this point, it wasn’t always like this.

Maybe Social Media is to blame, now everything is always in our face 24/7 and has us all at each others throats with just a click away, we get to hide behind a screen so we can say shit we probably wouldn’t normally say to someone’s face if we were in person trying to have a civil understanding debate, its a great tool for sure, but no doubt comes with many downfalls.

What Does A Modern Civil War Look Like in the U.S?

So what does this look like? Are we saying red states vs blue states? What about the existing Government and armed forces? are people going to start hunting down the opposite party and gunning them down? or are we going to subdue them and lock them up? What’s the endgame here? I’ve seen radicals suggest this stuff, its pretty scary. Of course these people would get shut down, but they could do quite a bit of damage before that.

I’m not sure how these radicals exactly envision their “Civil War”, but lets try to paint a hypothetical. Lets say, it is red vs blue. Lets say, the government and military split up pretty evenly, you have leaders and soldiers and armed civilians on both sides openly fighting each other i guess lol. Is that what these people picture? Or do they see themselves as a revolution that’s gonna overthrow the entirety of the gov and army with what ever they got in their closet? I have no idea.

In reality, most Americans are too privileged and too soft, and by that, i mean, we don’t know what its like for bombs to be going off on a daily basis where we live. I think the majority of people would not be down for a civil war ravaging our lands lol. It would be the radical sects of each party fucking shit up, like they are now, and the rest of us being like, “can you guys not?”.

As always I think we all just need to calm down and be more civil, find ways to find more middle ground so we can actually progress and get shit done, but unfortunately I see no signs of that happening, hence why i feel like a civil war in some form is going to happen eventually, something big at least, it just doesn’t seem sustainable what we are doing now.

Alternatives to Civil War

Now in my opinion there’s a few ways we could divert from a civil war if it were ever to be a immediate problem.

  • First and foremost, if we all just smoked a bit of weed and calmed down that would go a long way in solving a lot of problems… maybe throw in a tab of acid or two, but hey I’m just spit-balling here… since that’s the least likely, which is most unfortunate as its the best option, we shall continue..
  • If we are attacked/invaded by a foreign enemy which could unite us like 9/11. Although, I don’t think we would unite as closely as we did then, I think political parties would wanna leave the other to fend for themselves.
  • Which brings me to the next idea. The reason I think a civil war is possible is because we seem to only get more and more divided, to the point it doesn’t seem like we are one country anymore. Instead of of fighting wat if we just got a North and South Korea thing going, split the country up between red and blue and see who prospers while staring angerly at each others borders?

This all doesn’t seem ideal, but like I said, the path we are on is not sustainable, something needs to give. I think in the grand scheme of things, the world will keep spinning and we’ll still be here as long as everyone keeps their cool, but its hard to foresee what the radicals will do.

Final Thought

I think its comforting to remember that the majority of people within each party do not belong to the radical sect that wants the destruction of the opposite party and everyone that belongs to it. These are the people that think all democrats are evil, or all republicans are evil, and their trying to destroy our country and all this crazy stuff they say. That stuff just gets the most play online. Like I said above, go out in the real world and realize half of the decent people you interacted with belonged to the other side. Realize there is a way back to a more civilized political landscape, one in which, we could see real discussion bringing real progress.

Festival Seasons Been Taking a Beating – Covid, Hurricanes & Greedy Cheap Suits

https://twitter.com/elementsfestnyc/status/1435695013493678084/photo/1

With Bonnaroo being cancelled, a lot of people were very upset, while just as many were glad they decided to cancel for numerous reasons. Now you have Elements, who decided not to cancel, and proceed to put on a shit show it seems. This is totally on them for not cancelling when they should have, but in their apology, they take no blame, and blame everything on covid and hurricanes, which has lead people to completely discredit the legitimacy of that claim, of course the blame ultimately falls on them for not reading the room well enough, their apology was bs, but we cant pretend like these things they mentioned did not play a major role.

When on the internet, it seems, reading comprehension is a major issue for some.

I see all these people saying things like this:

“I mean, I’m no expert or anything. But I can’t for the life of me figure out what the “repercussions of Covid-19″ has to do with bathroom cleanliness.”

“So every issue was because of a hurricane that technically wasn’t even a hurricane by the time it got to them and covid. Not at all because of there unpreparedness. Lmao that’s stupid and not accountable at all”.

That’s not what they said.. they said “the aftermath of the hurricane AND the long-lasting repercussions of covid-19 EXACERBATED COMMON festival issues, INCLUDING some long food and water lines and restroom cleanliness.”

They are not assigning any particular problem to either the hurricane or covid, they are saying they both greatly impacted many different things in different ways, INCLUDING long food and water lines and restroom cleanliness.
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Like look, Im on your side, they need to do better, if they couldn’t secure enough water and bathrooms and personnel to care for those bathrooms they should not have proceeded with the festival. Even without covid or hurricanes, festivals need to do better with pretty much everything across the board lol, especially with how corporate everything is getting, there is a quote later on that displays my feelings about that.

But yall need to do better as well. This wouldn’t even bother me if it wasn’t yet another example of people looking at surface level face value bullshit, instead of thinking deep on an issue they intend to publicly comment on.

Yall have to realize that Covid and the hurricane did in fact have some negative effects on this and other festivals, right? Did you guys see the videos of the mess the weather caused up there? And did you guys really think that Covid wasn’t going to have long lasting effects on this industry?

I mean this is something I talked about in 2020 when all these festivals were cancelled, I predicted that any festival, that wasn’t well established, that had to cancel, would be a shit show in 2021/2022, due to; financial losses, refunds and having to honor 2020 tickets in 2021, covid restrictions.

There’s more demand, and there’s still revenue and funding, for certain level players. But I still foresee a cut in quality of production, perhaps staff, vendors, water, bathrooms, everything across the board. I foresee a few more festivals joining the graveyard before shit returns to normal. 

So again, I’m on yalls side, screw these corporations in this industry for the wrong reasons, all about money, charging $15 dollars for a can of beer or even cup of OJ. Even without covid and hurricanes they lack enough bathrooms and water and long waits and its a problem i see at every festival I’ve been. They’re already shit shows for the most part lol, covid and hurricanes will for sure makes things worse lol, that’s common sense.

Again, Im not trying to shift blame away from the corporations and money makers.

I’m just saying, we cant ignore the effects that covid, the shutdown, the restrictions and this hurricane have had, which has caused a lot of the unpreparedness, yall need to be more intelligent in your outrage, use that noggin of yours to think deep and actually understand what’s going on in particular situations, things are complex, things affect other things, again I wouldn’t have went off on this rant if it wasn’t for me seeing this shit everywhere, and this just happened to be the latest example that set me off, it gave me a chance to highlight a few things ive wanted to talk about for a bit, like the corporatization of these events, the effects of covid on the industry, and how people need to get better reading comprehension and they need to get away from the surface and dive deep. That’s just naïve to be in the mindset of some of those commenters. No thought process, just initial reaction.

I get that they should have taken responsibility in the apology, but even though they didn’t, that doesn’t mean the things they said in that apology are not true. That’s the part that bothers me. Its a problem you see in politics especially, its dam near to the point that if biden or trump say a known fact like grass is green, half the country will automatically say, um no that’s a lie. lol. Its just dangerous way of navigating, and its gonna get you caught up.

I am constantly finding myself agreeing with things or people but then they ignore certain facts, and its like, nah, we cant start doing that.


“So….here is the thing…..everyone knows a pandemic hit the world last year right? Things literally just became somewhat normal if you were vaccinated……now things are ramping back up again. Why the HELL anyone would buy festival tickets right now is a serious question as an avid festival goer? Yall know there’s a chance it could be canceled, or that it’s gonna be a shit show due to short staffing if the company still makes a poor decision to host it…..yet you still go then bitch about the experience. What do you expect right now as a buyer? Seriously? It’s gonna be shit because its understaffed, and the people that ARE staffed are qualified to handle it…..you know this….yet still attend, complain, and post about it” – Cecelia (Commenter)

“In other words we knew the product was going to be crappy but we put the festival on anyways. We’re sorry and here’s an email you can write your complaints too.” – Kevin (Commenter)

“It has been argued that these more corporate festivals are based on a standardized mode of production (Finkel, 2009) and have moved away from their creative and community-oriented roots, with a focus on profit and economies of scale.”
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01490400.2020.1774000

“so far this year, events haven’t yet reached their pre-pandemic levels, either in number of events or overall attendance, according to PredictHQ.”
https://www.vox.com/recode/22466585/events-concerts-sports-festivals-conferences-expos-pandemic-return

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Lets just be happy we got the opportunity to party again, its gonna be a shit show for a bit in all industries, that’s what you get when you shut down like we did.


Its not even the next day and we get news of, Blue Ridge Rock Festival regarding a complete lack of ADA onsite, VIP amenities that simply don’t exist, hours long waits for shuttles + much more.

I’m telling you. Also something i forgot to mention, not only will everything be cut back, but everything will be a tad more expensive. I believe, could be wrong, but that 15 dollar orange juice just became 20(not that extreme, but you know what i mean lol). lol, i chose to avoid festivals for 2021, Ill prolly start back up in 22, we will see what the climate looks like. So anyone that’s been to one this year, let me know if things were more of a shit show than usual lol.

Negative Stigma of Successful Parents

Something I have always found interesting is the negative stigma that surrounds having “rich” parents and receiving help from them.

Of course, you have those kids who are entitled brats who have never worked for anything in they’re life. But those bad few should not represent the many hard working people that have worked hard and long to get where they are going but also have loving parents that help them out from time to time.

You see I was always perceived as this, although none of my parents are rich, they are upper middle class. We grew up in nice homes with nice things. The funny and weird thing is, I’m a harder worker than most who I know that come from less-well-off families than ours. So you see, as always, it comes down to individuals, motivation, drive, character, and i truly believe your environment or circumstance is of little deciding factor, history shows us this to be true.

But my whole thinking behind this, is like, isn’t this one of the main goals of people who have kids? Do well, so your kids can have it better than you did? But now we’re talking shit when my family achieves this but yours doesn’t? You just sound bitter.

I see “must be nice” to have everything handed to you. As if that’s actually the case.

Like, I’m sorry your parents weren’t more successful in life and made better decisions, but don’t take it out on me lol.

I’ve experienced this first hand, but i see it everywhere, especially with the likes of Elon Musk and President Donald Trump.

People try to dismiss and belittle their accomplishments because of family inheritance they got.

I see ” Oh if my daddy gave me a million dollars id be a success too”. NO, you wouldn’t, you would be a broke crack whore in a matter of 6 months, don’t kid yourself, lol. I can say this, because i know this, its all shown in your mindset. History shows this to be true as well, plenty of people blow thru fortunes. You have to have a smart mind to succeed. My guess with or without their inheritance, we still would have heard from the likes of musk and trump.

Like don’t let your bitterness mask your insecurities and create a false sense of “they have it easy, and i have it hard”. First off, EVERYONE, has it hard, regardless of money situation, once you get some more, you’ll figure that out. More Money More Problems isn’t just some made up term for the fun of it lol.

No matter your starting point, you can get where you want to go with enough drive, determination, and passion. Just let go of that bitterness and don’t hold a grudge towards someone just because their parents did something right.

How could you not support Sex Workers?

And I’m not even talking financially, I mean just like morally, don’t we all love porn stars and strippers and what have you?

Welp, were gonna talk about sex work today. I never thought i would have to be like the champion of sex workers rights or whatever but god dam I’m appalled at what i see.

Here’s what I see, dam near every man out here is talking shit/down to sex workers saying its not a real job and this and that and blah blah blah. Meanwhile the majority of girls are all totally supportive.

I find this interesting because i would have totally thought it would be the opposite, right? I mean guys are the majority using these services, right? And maybe a lot of girls who aren’t willing to do the work may hold certain views on those who do, idk. so it would only make sense in my mind. but i was wrong.

Are men ashamed of themselves or jealous or something. and taking it out on the girls and trade? i don’t get this…

like call me a simp all you want, but i fuckin love the porn industry, and all jobs that fall under sex workers, pornstars, models, dancers, prostitutes, call/messaging services, etc, and not only from a customer standpoint but also a creative i recognize the amount of work that goes in to it, i fuckin love the girls, i mean who doesn’t, some of my favorite chicks on the planet are pornstars, idk if theres any correlation lololol, jk, lets move on.

But these guys talking all this shit WATCH PORN AND LOVE IT, like WHO YOU THINK IS IN THAT PORN???… like wtf, i dont usually publicly talk shit about something i love at the risk of looking like a complete jackass…

“ThE poRn i wAtCh Is FrEe” uhhh no it isnt. you may be watching it for free, lol, doesnt mean its free. What that means is your pretty much stealing a digital product, and by watching it your giving ad revenue to the porn site that’s more than likely illegally hosting that video, stolen from a porn company that produced it. These videos are produced with money to make money, alot of people involved in production. Not hard to understand.

Whats particularly funny is he was calling others and trying to make fun of them for being liberals, claiming they want handouts, and free stuff….. the irony was lost on him

Look no ones disagreeing that watching porn for free is the way to go lol, like its clearly the way to go lol… but there’s no need to degrade those who pay for it and those who offer those services. Like have a little respect and sympathy for your fellow man lol, there’s plenty of poor saps out there down on their luck that need a little paid company. You need to realize that its because of those poor saps that people like you and me can enjoy free porn.

Also, lets note, in regards to the creative aspect, paying for porn gets you full movies, in 4k. You know, myself, I like a good story. I like to feel immersed you know what im saying? I’m telling you, there are some straight artists and visionaries in the porn industry lol, sure there are hacks that just film fucking with no love for the craft, but hey that’s in every industry, i digress.

people like to boil things down to their simplest form, but lets think about this, it may be more enjoyable and less physically demanding than building a skyscraper, but so is my job as a freelancer, does that mean i don’t have a “real job” what exactly about sex work doesn’t make it a real job?

Like honestly, and ive said this 1000 times lol, if i was a chick id be a total “slut” and sex worker and make bank off fucking, like why not, my only guess is, that these guys are upset they cant do the same thing, no one wants to see them nude, maybe a sex worker even turned them down, lol…

all I’m saying is these types of people shouldn’t be allowed to enjoy porn or strip clubs … they cant even respect those who provide it to them

Like i dont even know why im writing this but i came across an article about the only fans drama and there were so many doods in there talking mad shit and im just like what the fuck is wrong with people lol.

We just need more compassion, I’m telling chicks all the time they need to sell their feet pics lol, cuz there’s a market, and sure at first we think those people are weird, maybe they are lol, and maybe we wanna judge and make fun of them cuz its something we would never do, but who cares ya know lol, look at Quentin Tarantino, amazing filmmaker with a foot fetish lol but hes cool so what evs ya know, that dood prolly paid for a foot pic or two back in his day before girls were walking up to him and asking him to sign their feet lol

Continuing on this thought, whats so weird about a foot fetish, is it any weirder than having a legs fetish or ass fetish or titty fetish lol idk i digress, we will be here all day

Anyway, i got banned from Fb cuz of the convo below lol, its not my fault man, i gotta call it how i see it, like the way i see it, its totally acceptable to call someone an idiot or dim when they are being so, if it wasnt we would be in a scary place, like the place we are headed since we are now punishing this speech lol, could have been nicer yes, but like dam, how soft are we, and we’re allowed to openly ridicule one thing but not the other, wtf lol

My Thoughts On Dr. Jordan Peterson

I wrote this specifically about Jordan and things Ive noticed. But it underlines a bigger issue that remains unchecked, in which the radical left deems anyone who thinks other than them, a racist, homophobe, sexist, you name it.

For the past 5 years this has been there go to tactic to discredit and deplatform those who think otherwise than them. For the past 5 years I’ve warned people about this sort of thing, how dangerous a precedent it sets. Sure enough we only see it get worse, just as I said it would.

Its ironic, the only reason I know about Peterson is because of the people who hate him. Back when Charlie Hunnam said he likes Jordan Peterson, everyone had a hissy fit, its what made me look into Jordan. I write about the Charlie hunnam connection in the article but I forgot to point out the underlying issue of that whole scenario(like I need to point this shit out). Buts it like, you cant even mention a slither of support for someone like Peterson (or trump) without being labeled the worst of the worst. Its all part of a much larger issue.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/actor-charlie-hunnam-sparks-outcry-revealing-hes-big-fan-mens-rights-figure-jordan-peterson-183447232.html

I would implore people to watch this video of Jon Stewart and really listen to what hes saying.

This video is something I live on a daily basis.

Jordan Bernt Peterson is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. He began to receive widespread attention in the late 2010s for his views on cultural and political issues.

It probably took longer than it should have for Jordan Peterson to pop up on my radar, I’ve only come to know about him in the past few years.

The first time I heard his name, was a few years back in a interview with Charlie Hunnam, and he said something along the lines of, “I think the work that Dr. Jordan Peterson is doing is incredibly important” or something like that. I remember reading comments and people were losing their shit that their beloved Charlie Hunnam supported a racist, homophobe, misogynist, etc you get the point. As a fan of Charlie Hunnam, I couldn’t believe this, I had to find out more about this racist piece of shit that one of my favorite actors supports.

Well, no surprise, when I found out this is yet another case of baseless attacks from the radical left. I found this man to be incredibly intelligent, caring, patient, understanding, and just all around actually cares and gives a dam about what he believes in.

I figured out pretty quickly after watching a few videos what Jordan was about and what he stood for, he couldn’t be anything further from what these people were labeling him as(we see this far too often now, its a problem). So over the years I would listen and watch his videos and debates and as time went on I found it harder and harder to believe that there are actually people that disagree and want to argue about what this man says. I began to see a pattern, especially in his debates, which I talk about below, but I began to see patterns and similarities everywhere, the similarities between this man and trump, the similarities in the way the radical left treat anyone who thinks outside their bubble, the similarities in radical and ridiculous thought process of all radical leftest, just so much, it seems now a days everything can be connected to one another in some way shape or form.

I find Jordan Peterson, and the situation he finds himself in, time and time again, fascinating.

He embodies intelligence in the rarest form, common sense. Of course he is a doctor, professor, scholar, psychologist, blah blah blah, summed up, he has a crazy amount of book smart, insanely intelligent. But that doesn’t matter as much to me, as there are plenty of people with a whole lot of book smarts, but they’re sill dumb as hell, lacking common sense. I see common sense as the most important type of intelligence, especially in this day of age where there seems so little of it around.

I watch his debates, and they’re not really debates, its just a time period of someone throwing false accusations at Jordan and he has to spend his time correcting them on something he said. No real discussion ever happens, and if so, it’s rare.

I find it incredibly frustrating, to watch this man, try only to help people while spreading some common sense, and be met with such aggressive response and false accusations.

You can see his frustration as well, but he handles it so much better than any of us would, hes always patient, calm, never interrupts, never uses personal attacks, he thinks about what hes going to say. (Even if you don’t like the man, you have to admire these traits in a time such as this)

Its just quite refreshing to see someone like him get as much attention as he gets when people all around him are being deplatformed and silenced, I wouldn’t be surprised if they come for him soon.

I think what I and millions others find fascinating about him, is; his thoughts and viewpoints as well as the situation he finds himself in echos so very well what everyday people like you and me who disagree with the radical left have to go thru, on a daily basis. We get absurd and false accusations thrown at us, taking conversations away from issues and to the defense of ones character, which in more cases than not, had no merit to be in question in the first place. So Jordan is yet another in a long line of examples of how the radical left can damage someones reputation with no merit, it’s dangerous and has gone unchecked and continues to go unchecked, its only going to get worse, something Jordan himself speaks of.

He just showcases frustration when discussing topics with people that hold radical left views so well, you watch him in awe that he hasn’t lost his shit yet. Thats what I admire most about him, hes calm and collect, where as I would be screaming profanities and just not have the time or energy to try and teach someone common sense.

Its just something I wanted to comment on, after watching him, trump, and many others for the past 4 years be called everything in the book with no merit, I feel bad for Jordan Peterson, that he has to deal with what he has to, it probably weighs on him. When you see him in an interview where his views are not being attacked, take his interview with comedian Theo Von for example, he is a totally different person, a normal person, that likes to laugh and share stories, just like you and me, I wish he could have more of that in his life and less of this stress but I admire him for doing this work, as I feel its incredibly important and there should be more people like Jordan. Another similarity with this man and trump about interviews, go watch the Barstool Sports interview with Trump, he’s a totally different person when not being attacked for his views 24/7.

I’m trying to learn as much as I can from this man. He is a person of character I cant even begin to describe. I’m trying to be better about being more civil, understanding, empathetic, more caring, not that I believe I lack any of these things, but we can and must always strive for being better.

Here’s some of Jordan’s Videos:

Look you don’t have to agree with everything or anything for that matter, but dont simply label people these horrible things because they think differently then you do. Thats a horrible way to go about this. It also takes weight away from those words, now when I hear someone is racist, i roll my eyes, its like the boy who cried wolf. Its getting old, and shows a lack of intelligence in my opinion.

Fuck Zoom, Discord is what should have blown up

So with the coronavirus we have seen many companies making masks, and changing up their marketing campaigns focusing on making life easier during the pandemic.

Zoom, which replaced Skype even before the pandemic, blew the fuck up during this whole thing. People were referring it as the unsung hero of 2020 for helping us keep connected.

I CALL HORSE SHIT.

Fuck Zoom.

Discord should have been the app that blew up as the main app keeping us connected.

Now I might be a little biased as a gamer and creator that uses this app for many things.

BUT, you cant deny the power behind Discord, compared to that of Zoom which is super basic.

You can do everything with Discord that you can with Zoom and so much more, creating communities built around specific servers that house text channels, voice channels, video calls with screen sharing capabilities etc. With a better system and UI interface, it a no brainer people.

Thats just my random 2 cents on this random matter, but it just makes me mad lol, fuck zoom. Find me on discord lol.

Discord is my unsung hero for many reasons,

Extremely powerful tool
Full of Communities
Its not just a platform you use with your friends and family, you meet new people
You make connections
Depending on your profession, you can use the app to make a lot of money
Better than zoom, fuck zoom