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Tom Yossarian Joad

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February 13, 2023

A football guy just cried out "You must fight for your rights!"

I'll bet he never got kicked out of a Woolworth's diner.
Guessing he never had a cross burned in his lawn.

Guessing he never went hungry in the football supported cafeterias.


But hey, you're goddamned right. There's a lot more out here that needs a lot of fighting.

Good for fucking you. Keep it up my friend.

February 12, 2023

Devotion on Paramount Plus

A touching true story that is well worth a watch. Note that there is more character development and story building in this than being a "war movie."

February 11, 2023

Filed under biting tongue.

A lawyer in Brazil died after his gun was discharged by an MRI scanner and shot him.

Leandro Mathias de Novaes had taken his mother to get an MRI at the Laboratorio Cura in São Paulo on January 18 when the freak accident took place, according to CNN Brasil.

The lawyer, 40, reportedly neglected to inform hospital staff about his concealed weapon, despite being instructed to remove all metal objects before entering the MRI room.

The magnetic field from the MRI scanner pulled the firearm from his waistband, causing it to fire and shoot him in the stomach. He was taken to hospital, where he survived for several weeks before dying of his injuries on February 6.

The attorney was known for his pro-gun views, which he frequently shared on Instagram and TikTok.

https://news.yahoo.com/lawyer-died-concealed-gun-fired-111121257.html
February 4, 2023

7 years ago my house caught fire.

I was hospitalized for a couple of months and while incapacitated my father sold my house and got rid of all my belongings.

He did use a fraction of those funds to support me for a while in a hotel room and then an apartment.

And then he died.

My sister is now in control of his significant wealth and I am still in the apartment and afraid to ask what the situation is for fear of getting cut off.

I'm really frightened for my future now. My personal savings are reaching new lows and i can't get straight answers regarding inheritance now.

Thanks for letting me vent but I'm scared shitless.

February 1, 2023

Well, that was a surprise. (E3 of The Last of Us)

I really didn't expect to see something of the depth of this episode in a series taken from a video game. Brilliantly done and truly touching.

Anyone else?

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