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23 Mind-Numbing Posts Worthy Of A Facepalm

Often in life, there are times when we all need to really reflect on how bizarre the world is. Social media is a great place to do this. Often, we find things on social media sites that make us feel a little uncomfortable with the state of the world, or just the state of the people around us. People will post all sorts of things, from the posts that make us concerned to the ones that we agree with a little too deeply. These are some of both such posts.

The following images might inspire a certain feeling in you, one with a name you may not have heard in a long time. Facepalming might be an old term, but it's something that always feels relevant somehow. The world is in a strange state, and we have a lot to facepalm about. Take a look at the images below and see if you're ready to facepalm for the first time in a decade.

I'm Not Sure Who Is Winning Here

/FOX Fox News → NEWS channey @FoxNews Touchdown: Taylor Swift lands in Baltimore ahead of AFC Championship, jet belches tons of CO2 emissions ******** Follow Touchdown: Taylor Swift lands in Baltimore ahead of AFC... The Iron Snowflake Zack Bornstein @ZackBornstein She did it. She got Fox News to care about carbon emissions

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Good One, Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio @marcorubio Today another transformer explosion at the German Dam in Bolivar State caused another massive blackout. Germán Dam @GEDV86 Senator @marcorubio, an important transformer exploded in Bolívar and that, in part, again collapsed the Venezuelan Electric System; however it was not in a dam, much less german. My name is Germán Dam, I am one of the journalists who published the information.

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Student Loans

Steven Cotterill @socialiststeve6 My wife and I left graduate school 23 years ago with a combined total of $70,000 debt. Since then we've made $500 monthly payments for 23 years ($120,000+). Today, we still owe $60,000. Explain to me again why student loan debt shouldn't be cancelled.

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You Can't Say Hi

Megha @meghaverma_art Imagine the embarrassment if your husband publicly makes a statement that begins with the word “Hi!” Our society is so gay. Traduire le Tweet Ben Rudolph @BenThePCGuy 14 h En réponse à @meghaverma_art Hi! Dad of 8 here. I change diapers and don't feel any less manly for doing so. Marriage and parenting are team sports.

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Welfare Is a Bad Word

Hunter @StatisticUrban Great news! 71% of Americans think the US should spend more on "assistance to the poor" ... but call if you call it "welfare" that number drops to 30% America spends too little on 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% + 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020 -"Assistance to the Poor" -"Welfare" Source: UChicago NORC :

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What Are You Talking About, Ben?

Ben Shapiro @benshapiro I go to a fancy store to check out a piece of furniture, can't afford it. That's totally crazy! < Bernie Sanders @SenSanders People go to the doctor because they're sick, get a diagnosis from their doctor, but they can't afford the treatment. How crazy is that! 1:37 PM Jan 8, 2017

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Do You?

Andrew Tate £ @Cobratate Follow When I bumped into serial killers in jail, we would both apologise and carry on our day. Do you understand? 5:01 PM 1/22/24 From Earth 368K Views

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Being a Dad Is Creepy Now

Larisa @Atlethia . 6h W-- are men doing this for? Sorry, you're not the nurturers. You're not soft and comforting for a baby... especially not him. You can't feed them. It's f**king creepy.

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Caught Lying

Bought our first house at age 19...What Y'all buying mike mulloy @fakemikemulloy A $3.99 realty record that shows your dad bought it. Much like the company you "run".

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Microchipping Humans

Brian Tyler Cohen @briantylercohen X The same people who've spent years losing their minds over the conspiracy theory that the COVID vaccine contains a microchip... idolize a guy who is literally implanting people with microchips. Elon Musk X @elonmusk The first human received an implant from @Neuralink yesterday and is recovering well. Subscribe Initial results show promising neuron spike detection. 3:46 PM 1/29/24 - 143K Views . ...

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"Leasing" Prisoners

How anti-immigration policies are leading prisons to lease convicts as field laborers Noel Bellen @noelbellen This is called slavery. You lease property, not people. And when people are property, they're slaves.

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Huh?

Texas Superintendent Defends Suspending Black Student Over Locs Hairstyle in Full- Page Ad: 'Being American Requires Conformity' Darryl George's family has filed suit claiming the hair policy violates state law

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Sharing Your DNA Test Results, Constantly

ancestry DNA 42% Scandinavian 26% Native American F8 24% European 8% Asian

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What Are They Supposed to Do, Harass You?

Do you notice that men are no longer persuasive? Once they ask you out on a date and you say No. That's it 3:15 AM 12/20/21. Twitter for Android 245 Retweets 3,038 Quote Tweets 875 Likes

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Good Point

41 mins - carnivore omnivore vegan Tell me again how we are designed to eat meat. Marcio at 5:49pm Like Comment Share I haven't really researched this topic, but, as far as I know, humans don't typically kill animals with their teeth. I'm no biologist, though ____ Like Reply 1m ***

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Interesting

r/Showerthoughts If you love milk chocolate, but don't like dark chocolate, you actually like sugar more than chocolate. Mindblowing 22.0k BEST COMMENTS 983 + JOIN ↑ Share 1 Award If you like pickles but dont like cucumbers you actually like vinegar more than cucumbers. Reply 6.7k 2 Awards If you like roasted chicken but not raw chicken, you actually like the heat from your oven more than chicken. 7.3k

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Financial Skills

W-- FACTS W-- Facts @mrwtffacts. Mar 2 In 2002, a 19-year-old British garbage man won 10 million pounds (approx $15 million) on the lottery. He spent it all on drugs, gambling and prostitutes and 8 years later was back working as a garbage man again.

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They Should Give Their Money to Me

Andé @HeylmAnde You ever notice that it's socially acceptable to tell poor people how to spend their money? But when we ask the rich to stop hoarding wealth the response is "its their money."

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How Do You Know They're Not Paying for That Space and Electricity?

This car is getting free Electricity in a public space, so I unplugged it because it's THEFT!!! If I don't get free gas you don't get "free" Electricity!!! Your thoughts are all welcome! #vigilanteshit #denver 88

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Hating on a Guy for Building Homes for the Homeless

That's not fair to people that work hard. 8h Like Reply 3 its his money he got his choice on who to help or not 8h Like Reply 2 bro. It's not a handout. It's called a fresh start. Like w-- you can't be serious my dude. A Canadian millionaire named "Marcel Lebrun" builds 99 homes to reduce homelessness in his town f@Untold Truth @untold_truth

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Real Nice

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Penguins Are Mammals Now

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Excuse Me?

Rissa @Rissajohns How can we see 7 states if we are spinning? Smoky Mitr 136 . KY-VA. 120 MI. N.C. 50 MI. Jit. Pinnacle ALA.25 MI. TENN. ML See Seven States 6:37 PM Dec 14, 2023 47.7K Views 50 S.C. 80 MI. . GEORGIA Follow 223 24 ↑

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