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  • You do not, in fact, need to "hand it to" the Nazis
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    Originally posted by SanTropez
    May your paint thinner run dry and the fleas of a thousand camels infest your dead deer.
    Originally posted by bigblue_dl
    I don't even know how to classify magic vagina smoke babies..
    Originally posted by Kepler
    When the giraffes start building radio telescopes they can join too.
    He's probably going to be a superstar but that man has more baggage than North West

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    • Originally posted by Kepler View Post
      Today is the 108th anniversary of Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia.

      Reminded me of this:
      https://9gag.com/gag/aBYXQvZ
      Everything in its right place, Wisconsin Hockey National Champs!


      "but you're not as confused as him are you. it's not your job to be as confused as Nigel". Tap pt 1.

      "I think it's ****ing stock. What--? Which part of that is unclear to you? I think it sounds stock to my ears. I mean, do you want me to write it down?" Tap Pt. 2

      Who???! So What!!!! Big Deal!!!!

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        The higher percentage of enslaved people that a U.S. county counted among its residents in 1860, the more guns its residents have in the present, according to a new analysis by researchers exploring why Americans' feelings about guns differ so much from people around the globe.

        More than 45% of the world's civilian-owned firearms are in the United States, where just 5 percent of the world's people live. This disparity may have something to do with the way the majority of American gun owners view gun ownership.

        "Gun culture is one case where American Exceptionalism really is true," says Nick Buttrick, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of psychology. "We are really radically different even from countries like Canada or Australia, places that have similar cultural roots."

        Pew Research Center surveys show two-thirds of Americans who own guns say it's a way to keep themselves safe, while in other countries, people are more likely believe the presence of a gun adds risk and danger to their lives, considering, for example, the far higher rates of homicide and suicide in households with guns. Gun culture scholars have also explored the role of race in American gun attitudes for some time, Buttrick says, and the two may be linked.

        In a study published recently in the journal PNAS Nexus, Buttrick and co-author Jessica Mazen, a psychology graduate student at the University of Virginia, describe a shift in sentiment away from the predominant, pre-Civil War idea of guns as tools for hunting and sport.

        In the post-Civil War South, the belief that a gun was necessary to protect family, property and a way of life grew prominent among white southerners. This was driven by a flood of surplus military weapons, the rise of armed, white-supremacist organizations like the Ku Klux Klan, and elite rhetoric that Reconstruction governments would not protect the interests of white southerners from newly freed and politically-empowered Black people.
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        ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
        Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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        • Political cartoon re: sale of the Danish West Indies to the US, 1916. Uncle Sam is Woodrow Wilson.

          Last edited by Kepler; 09-02-2022, 03:04 PM.
          Cornell University
          National Champion 1967, 1970
          ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
          Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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          • Every ship (14,576) sunk in WW2 (blue = Allies).

            Cornell University
            National Champion 1967, 1970
            ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
            Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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            • Originally posted by Kepler View Post
              Every ship (14,576) sunk in WW2 (blue = Allies).

              Computer, filter out ships sunk by submarines.
              CCT '77 & '78
              4 kids
              5 grandsons (BCA 7/09, CJA 5/14, JDL 8/14, JFL 6/16, PJL 7/18)
              1 granddaughter (EML 4/18)

              ”Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.”
              - Benjamin Franklin

              Banned from the St. Lawrence University Facebook page - March 2016 (But I got better).

              I want to live forever. So far, so good.

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              • Originally posted by solovsfett View Post
                I’m reading “The Bomber Mafia” on a recommendation. It’s amazing how Curtis Emerson LeMay is idolized by so many…I’m attributing this to a general lack of knowledge about LeMay vs Kennedy (actually advocating we conduct a preemptive nuclear strike on USSR) and LeMay’s role in drafting Operation Northwoods.
                Curt is our Bomber Harris.
                CCT '77 & '78
                4 kids
                5 grandsons (BCA 7/09, CJA 5/14, JDL 8/14, JFL 6/16, PJL 7/18)
                1 granddaughter (EML 4/18)

                ”Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.”
                - Benjamin Franklin

                Banned from the St. Lawrence University Facebook page - March 2016 (But I got better).

                I want to live forever. So far, so good.

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                • This is such a brilliant series.
                  Cornell University
                  National Champion 1967, 1970
                  ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
                  Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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                  • https://www.tiktok.com/@counterpoint...60289464388910

                    The real Boston Tea Party protest is the perfect analogy of American politics, and we're fed a lie in school about it.
                    “Demolish the bridges behind you… then there is no choice but to build again.”

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                    • Originally posted by aparch View Post
                      https://www.tiktok.com/@counterpoint...60289464388910

                      The real Boston Tea Party protest is the perfect analogy of American politics, and we're fed a lie in school about it.
                      Most of the reason the British moved into Boston (slowly at first, accelerated post tea party) was due to smuggling. John Hancock made huge amount of money smuggling stuff into the US. And he became a "hero" because he had the most significant signature on the declaration. And his actions was very mirrored by the Kennedy family- who made a ton of money smuggling alcohol into the US. And his kid became a US icon as President.

                      Next time the FF is in Boston, go and really seek out what happened. It's really, really interesting. The Boston Tea Party stop actually tells the real tale. And the tea is really good there.

                      Not to say that British were saints or a better way, but knowing that rich smugglers manipulated the minds of colonial citizens to start a revolution so that they can make a whole lot of money sure sounds like it's never stopped in the US.

                      (and yes, there was a more balanced movement to separate from England at the time, more about rights and freedom- which is why those words were in all of our documents- but we can't forget the impact greedy smugglers had on the psyche of the citizens. I don't know nearly all of the full details, but have learned some interesting things)

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                      • Originally posted by MichVandal View Post

                        Most of the reason the British moved into Boston (slowly at first, accelerated post tea party) was due to smuggling. John Hancock made huge amount of money smuggling stuff into the US. And he became a "hero" because he had the most significant signature on the declaration. And his actions was very mirrored by the Kennedy family- who made a ton of money smuggling alcohol into the US. And his kid became a US icon as President.

                        Next time the FF is in Boston, go and really seek out what happened. It's really, really interesting. The Boston Tea Party stop actually tells the real tale. And the tea is really good there.

                        Not to say that British were saints or a better way, but knowing that rich smugglers manipulated the minds of colonial citizens to start a revolution so that they can make a whole lot of money sure sounds like it's never stopped in the US.

                        (and yes, there was a more balanced movement to separate from England at the time, more about rights and freedom- which is why those words were in all of our documents- but we can't forget the impact greedy smugglers had on the psyche of the citizens. I don't know nearly all of the full details, but have learned some interesting things)
                        I’ve read some of the real* history. I think I’d have been a Tory in the Revolutionary War. I generally don’t knowingly associate with religious zealous and smugglers.

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                        • Originally posted by joecct View Post

                          Curt is our Bomber Harris.
                          Yep!!
                          Everything in its right place, Wisconsin Hockey National Champs!


                          "but you're not as confused as him are you. it's not your job to be as confused as Nigel". Tap pt 1.

                          "I think it's ****ing stock. What--? Which part of that is unclear to you? I think it sounds stock to my ears. I mean, do you want me to write it down?" Tap Pt. 2

                          Who???! So What!!!! Big Deal!!!!

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                          • Tuca & Berti had a great reference in their latest season in a elementary school history class. "We'll explain how the European birds discovered Bird America before the birds who actually lived there." Later, "the Bird Civil War was fought over the economy and Bird States' Rights."
                            Cornell University
                            National Champion 1967, 1970
                            ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
                            Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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