I just had a dust up with a fellow toy collector about women and minorities and their representation in toy lines and I just can’t  this was too much.

It started with a photograph I took that became a discussion of the need to release more G.I. Joe vintage vehicles in the new line and size scale called G.I. Joe Classified. And it became this (I’m in purple/blue) all because a toy came with a female figure where one never existed before…


Please note that some of what you’re going to read is me trying to meet him down on his level. Because I can see where this is going very early on.




Some people are just doomed to never see the light, are they?

Honestly, though, I hate “SJW” or “Social Justice Warrior.” It’s not me. It’s one of those things that has become a lightning rod for hate. Like saying “woke.” I just feel like things were never done right in the past and need to finally be remedied. Why are some people threatened by that? 

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And this is why I'm no longer on social media. I'm amazed that people that brain dead manage to breathe on their own.


Thanks for the support. Shame that it forced you to not be able to enjoy social media otherwise, though.


Well, to be fair, that kind of behavior was only one among the myriad of reasons why I gave it all up. I'm a lot happier now that I don't have to deal with the nonsense though.


Fair ‘nuff.

Marty Mankins

I love how you challenged him and found the Five-0 character. He obviously needed that, even if he was still trying to stand by his SJW BS position/rant.


Yeah, it was fun.

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