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What Parents Are Now Spending Money on to Help Kids Win at Video Games Will Make You Fear For The Future

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One of the few spaces left in the world where a person cannot earn an achievement just by showing up to the field is video games. Alas, liberal parents, who are highly skilled in entitlement thinking, have managed to find a way to stroke the delicate egos of their own precious snowflakes and it’s ridiculous.

Apparently, parents are now hiring video game coaches to help kids get better at sitting on their butts and twiddling their thumbs. This is the world we live in now, ladies and gentlemen.

According to GameRant, there are more than 1,400 Fortnite coaches available for hire, most advertising on social media, including on the video game-centric social network, Twitch. For a three-to-four hour lesson, coaches can charge an average of $20 per hour, or $50 for a full, afternoon-long training session.

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In some cases, parents are even hiring the coaches for themselves, so they can see what the fury surrounding the epic “battle royale” game is all about (and so they can go toe-to-toe with their teenagers).

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It may sound strange, hiring a “coach” to teach a kid how to play a game that involves nearly no physical activity, but parents don’t just see personal success, they see dollar signs. Fortnite tournaments, where elite players battle each other, often in huge arenas adapted for “e-sports,” can earn winners upwards of $100,000.

One Fortnite streamer, codenamed “Ninja,” reportedly nets $500,000 every six months between tournament wins, sponsorships, and advertising sales. E-sports arenas are cropping up across the globe, and some of the top tier players — not just of Fortnite, but of other massively multiplayer online games like “League of Legends” — are expected to out-earn some professional athletes within the next several years.

In other words, rather than investing in kids for athletics, it’s nerdy parents investing in things they hope their kids will one day turn into a lucrative career, and given our culture’s obsession with gaming, entertainment, and technology, they just might be on to something.

Source: Daily Wire

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Black Lives Matter Rioter to Cop: ‘I Hope Someone Kills Your Whole F— Family!’ (Video)

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John Salvatore

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Do some people wake up and say, “ya know, I’m gonna do everything in my power to put another person down simply because I hate my country and want to see everything change dramatically!” Antifa radicals probably do. What happened in Portland the other day is a complete disgrace. And it won’t receive an iota of coverage from the mainstream media. WATCH: https://twitter.com/livesmattershow/status/1282258068999245825?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1282258068999245825%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weaselzippers.us%2F452201-portland-rioter-to-police-i-hope-someone-kills-your-whole-fuking-family%2F The recent COVID-19 spike in many states around the nation, including Arizona, California, Florida, and New York, is likely due to Black Lives Matter protests. Thousands upon thousands of politically ignorant lefties decided to stand shoulder-to-shoulder and blame every single police officer living today for the death of George Floyd. And now, Americans are paying the price — again. According to people like Bill de Blasio, the protests were called for. Religious gatherings, however, not so much. WATCH: https://twitter.com/dcexaminer/status/1278334684418551812?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1278334684418551812%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnyc-mayor-de-blasio-defends-ban-religious-gatherings-says-black-lives-matter-protests-ok-profound-meaning-video%2F

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AOC Says Crime Spike In New York May Be Due to People Being ‘Scared to Pay Their Rent’

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John Salvatore

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There are comedians and then there’s AOC. She’s a whole different kind of funny and she doesn’t even realize it. Facepalm. From The Daily Wire: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed on Sunday that the surge in crime in New York City is happening because people are “scared to pay their rent” and because of high unemployment numbers due to the pandemic. Ocasio-Cortez made the remarks and other misleading statements during a Zoom video call that was posted to Twitter by The Hill. WATCH: https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1282358303549464578?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1282358303549464578%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Focasio-cortez-nyc-crime-surge-maybe-due-to-people-being-scared-to-pay-their-rent-dont-have-jobs Protests around the nation are largely dominated by white liberals. They believe they are helping the black community combat racism by agreeing with the radical wing that law enforcement should be defunded. It literally makes zero sense. From The Daily Wire: On Thursday, Ami Horowitz released a new video to YouTube in which he asks white and black New Yorkers if they “support abolishing the police.” Their answers are…quite different. […] When asked about the relationship between the NYPD and members of the community, a man wearing a blue Nike hat claims that “it’s pretty good,” noting that “all police officers are not bad,” and that there are ones who “really care about the people and really want to help the people.” VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv5-mc4U_Zw&feature=emb_title

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