I Stand With You In Front Of The Tyrants

in #steem8 months ago


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United We Stand, Divided We Fall.

I refuse to pull my pants down or kneel in front of a bully, a scam artist or a tyrant. I have always fought against bullies, from day 1 in school, no matter how old, big or strong they've been. I have been beaten, I've had bruises and I have scars. I have never walked away from any of my friends, no matter the situation.

At the age of 11, during the winter, I fought against a group of older guys. They grouped up against one of my friends in School, and I couldn't allow them to do it. I had to do something...

When it was over, I walked away with nosebleed, some bruises and severe pain in my stomach. I couldn't really do much, but I managed to get my friend free, and these wankers focused on me instead. My friend ran away, which was my goal from the beginning. He was safe.


I Am A Nobody, But I Can Take A Punch.

It doesn't matter if you can take a punch or two if you are with me. I will do whatever I can to keep you safe and out of harm's way. I don't have much, and the little I have, is destined for other things.

I need to buy a new computer. I need the whole shebang, including power supply, graphics card and whatever. You name it, I need it. I want it... And I will buy it.

The idea was to use my STEEM earnings, and the stake I have to do that. Well, I wouldn't even cover 50% of the expenses with the little stake I have left, but the idea was to use whatever I could, and to slowly build up my stake again afterwards.

You see, I had a plan. Everything was laid out perfectly but due to the recent events on STEEM, I've changed my plan.


I have stopped my power down and I have recently used my last witness votes to help my fellow Steemians. It is not much, but I figured it would be worth more than nothing. I will also power up any potential rewards from my contributions going forward, until I believe that we are out of harm's way.



We Need To Be Like Sam.

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You got a real Captain America like story here. Digging it.

Thank you for stopping your power down. You were one of the first bloggers who's work I read and I remember you using your STEEM Earnings to buy some clothes.

Keep Steeming!

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Yeah, STEEM has helped me through "thick and thin", so to speak. I've bought some clothes and I've even bought a new phone because of STEEM, the support I have and because of my work on and for STEEM.

That's just material things though. The endless conversations I've had with more than a handful really amazing people on Discord and a bunch of Steemians I've become close friends with... The people. I value those things far more.

I'm glad to be with you , Samwise Gamgee, here at the end of all things.

"I know. It's all wrong. By rights we shouldn't even be here. But we are."

I am glad to see you back blogging @hitmeasap 😀

Thanks @yogajill! :)

Sounds good my dude :D

Hell yeah! :D