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Old Posted Jun 6, 2019, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Obadno View Post
Well now this is an interesting sentiment about blue collar and military people isnt it. Asshole=Conservative=military.

I think we could do some interesting analysis on how you perceive people based on this statement alone.
I don't mind "blue collar."

What I do mind are hyper-masculine hyper jingoistic guys that have a tendency to get drunk when not on base, and generally start acting like assholes.

I've seen it in Oceanside and San Diego, and Oxnard. I've seen fights break out among these kind of people. And I know people who've experienced the same thing. A female friend of mine and her boyfriend at the time were harassed by racist jarheads (her words). But this is all subjective, of course.

For what it's worth, I have a few relatives who were in the military. They agree with me that a lot of them can be assholes. I don't doubt that many of them have authoritarian personality disorder; some of them probably even joined because of that. These are the same people who become asshole cops (vs. good cops).
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