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Warbler said:

God is getting angry over nothing. There is no such website, I checked.

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Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

I’m pretty sure you’re in the minority there.

Well, I am sure a lot of historians know about him. I guess the first time I ever heard of the guy was from the movie 1776. At the beginning of the movie, everyone in congress wonders where the representatives from New Jersey are. A little bit later, 3 representatives from NJ arrive, announcing that the old delegation was recalled and new one sent in its place. One of the the three was Richard Stockton. The other two were John Witherspoon and Francis Hopkinson. It turned the royal governor of NJ(Ben Franklin’s son) was arrested and the new delegation was instructed to vote in favor of Independence.

Oh! I’ve seen that movie a dozen times, but I didn’t remember the names of the NJ delegation other than John Witherspoon.

Dang, now I’m going to have to watch it again.

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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SilverWook said:

Now things are just getting stupid.
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone-with-the-wind-theater-canceled-screening/
For those idiots who’ve never seen the movie, spoiler alert the North wins the Civil War.

Hell will freeze over before we ever see an official release of Song Of The South now.

Yes. It’s on MySpleen, though. (Not that that was your point, but I thought I’d mention it.)

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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chyron8472 said:

SilverWook said:

Now things are just getting stupid.
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone-with-the-wind-theater-canceled-screening/
For those idiots who’ve never seen the movie, spoiler alert the North wins the Civil War.

Hell will freeze over before we ever see an official release of Song Of The South now.

Yes. It’s on MySpleen, though. (Not that that was your point, but I thought I’d mention it.)

Why does this matter? The Confederacy may have lost, but it’s becoming clear the South won the Civil War.

Donald Trump will inevitably declare himself eternal president, and by 2030 all black and latinos in this country will be murdered. He has pardoned Joe Arpaio and has allowed the police to remilitazize while Houston was being wiped off the map by hurricane Harvey. He will stay in power indefinitely by destroying the system of checks and balances, like he has already done with Gorsuch and Arpaio.

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You violated the thread rule right down to the specific example.

DuracellEnergizer said:

  • No ridiculous doom saying (like all non-Trump supporters will be rounded up and executed)

Reported.

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Browsing Wikipedia, I see that there are many national emblems - a flag (1777), a seal (1782), a bird (1782), a mammal (2016), a motto (1956), an anthem (1931), a flower (1986), a march (1987), and a tree (2004). It’s nice having symbols like this, but the concept that they then become sacred objects with proscribed rituals, which when disobeyed brand the miscreant “unpatriotic”, or even a traitor, harkens back to ancient heraldic ways. I’m reminded of the peasant scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, when Arthur tells the peasant: “The Lady of the Lake, her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite, held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water signifying by Divine Providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. That is why I am your king!” To which the peasant responds: “Well you can’t expect to wield supreme executive power just 'cause some watery tart threw a sword at you!”

I prefer thinking of honest efforts towards improving the country to be patriotic acts. When major human rights changes are enacted, hindsight/history often treats the early NON-VIOLENT protesters much better than the scorn with which they were treated at the time (see Time Magazine’s Top 10 nonviolent protests for some examples). In my opinion, taking a knee and still facing the flag during the anthem seems quite a respectful mode of protest, especially when compared to, say, turning one’s back on the flag. I think that history will treat it well, and that the vitriol exhibited towards it will appear childish years from now.

Furthermore, I’m not all that impressed by some of the emblems. “In God We Trust” is hardly an appropriate emblem for a nation touting separation of church and state. Am I unpatriotic for suggestion this? I just want the best for my country. Benjamin Franklin himself expressed regret for the choice of the Bald Eagle. If members of an alleged free state are vilified for questioning its symbols, or for utilizing symbolic acts to make important points of contention with how the country is run, then perhaps the freedom has room for improvement.

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TV’s Frink said:

You violated the thread rule right down to the specific example.

DuracellEnergizer said:

  • No ridiculous doom saying (like all non-Trump supporters will be rounded up and executed)

Reported.

In light of what is happening, the president enacting genocide is not ridiculous doom saying anymore.

We have a confirmed WHITE SUPREMACIST in the White House, and 100 million people who will be unconditionally loyal to him until the day they die.

We have committed genocide multiple times in our nation’s past. Even Hitler ripped off American eugenics laws when he began state persecution of the Jews, and the Holocaust was financed by American corporations. It definitely can happen again.

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TV’s Frink said:

You violated the thread rule right down to the specific example.

DuracellEnergizer said:

  • No ridiculous doom saying (like all non-Trump supporters will be rounded up and executed)

Reported.

As did I.

Anyway, did you guys discuss lifting of the ban on military-style police equipment yet? I was running an errand yesterday and heard NPR talking about it. Basically, the police are allowed to request certain equipment, some of while is military in style or grade, such as grenade launchers, armored vehicles that look like tanks, or attack helicopters; and Obama banned them from requesting certain things.

Apparently, Trump lifted said Obama-era ban, but from what they said on the radio only a few police forces have requested armored vehicles that look like tanks (while most request armored vehicles that don’t); while no police anywhere ever has remotely put in a request for certain things like attack helicopters, even before Obama banned them. The point was made that just because police can request equipment, it doesn’t mean they do.

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/28/546743742/trump-administration-lifts-limits-on-military-hardware-for-police

(Article in link apparently includes an audio clip of the segment I listened to.)

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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Trump’s policy positions so far seem to be

  1. Undo all Obama regulations and bills.
  2. See #1
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chyron8472 said:

TV’s Frink said:

You violated the thread rule right down to the specific example.

DuracellEnergizer said:

  • No ridiculous doom saying (like all non-Trump supporters will be rounded up and executed)

Reported.

As did I.

Anyway, did you guys discuss lifting of the ban on military-style police equipment yet? I was running an errand yesterday and heard NPR talking about it. Basically, the police are allowed to request certain equipment, some of while is military in style or grade, such as grenade launchers, armored vehicles that look like tanks, or attack helicopters; and Obama banned them from requesting certain things.

Apparently, Trump lifted said Obama-era ban, but from what they said on the radio only a few police forces have requested armored vehicles that look like tanks (while most request armored vehicles that don’t); while no police anywhere ever has remotely put in a request for certain things like attack helicopters, even before Obama banned them. The point was made that just because police can request equipment, it doesn’t mean they do.

i shared the npr article yesterday, it got missed in all the crazy talk about unpatriotic footballers. 😕

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TV’s Frink said:

Trump’s policy positions so far seem to be

  1. Undo all Obama regulations and bills.
  2. See #1
  1. point out size of penis crowd

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dahmage said:

TV’s Frink said:

Trump’s policy positions so far seem to be

  1. Undo all Obama regulations and bills.
  2. See #1
  1. point out lie about size of penis crowd

fixed

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dahmage said:

  1. point out lie provide alternative facts about size existence of penis crowd

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generalfrevious said:

chyron8472 said:

SilverWook said:

Now things are just getting stupid.
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone-with-the-wind-theater-canceled-screening/
For those idiots who’ve never seen the movie, spoiler alert the North wins the Civil War.

Hell will freeze over before we ever see an official release of Song Of The South now.

Yes. It’s on MySpleen, though. (Not that that was your point, but I thought I’d mention it.)

Why does this matter? The Confederacy may have lost, but it’s becoming clear the South won the Civil War.

Donald Trump will inevitably declare himself eternal president, and by 2030 all black and latinos in this country will be murdered. He has pardoned Joe Arpaio and has allowed the police to remilitazize while Houston was being wiped off the map by hurricane Harvey. He will stay in power indefinitely by destroying the system of checks and balances, like he has already done with Gorsuch and Arpaio.

I’ve PMed Silverwook about this.


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generalfrevious said:

TV’s Frink said:

You violated the thread rule right down to the specific example.

DuracellEnergizer said:

  • No ridiculous doom saying (like all non-Trump supporters will be rounded up and executed)

Reported.

In light of what is happening, the president enacting genocide is not ridiculous doom saying anymore.

We have a confirmed WHITE SUPREMACIST in the White House, and 100 million people who will be unconditionally loyal to him until the day they die.

We have committed genocide multiple times in our nation’s past. Even Hitler ripped off American eugenics laws when he began state persecution of the Jews, and the Holocaust was financed by American corporations. It definitely can happen again.

I shall pm Silverwook about this as well.


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Warbler said:

generalfrevious said:

chyron8472 said:

SilverWook said:

Now things are just getting stupid.
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone-with-the-wind-theater-canceled-screening/
For those idiots who’ve never seen the movie, spoiler alert the North wins the Civil War.

Hell will freeze over before we ever see an official release of Song Of The South now.

Yes. It’s on MySpleen, though. (Not that that was your point, but I thought I’d mention it.)

Why does this matter? The Confederacy may have lost, but it’s becoming clear the South won the Civil War.

Donald Trump will inevitably declare himself eternal president, and by 2030 all black and latinos in this country will be murdered. He has pardoned Joe Arpaio and has allowed the police to remilitazize while Houston was being wiped off the map by hurricane Harvey. He will stay in power indefinitely by destroying the system of checks and balances, like he has already done with Gorsuch and Arpaio.

I’ve PMed Silverwook about this.

Trying to silence me? Just like how the government is censoring information about climate change from its websites?

Banning me is not going to alter the facts.

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Usually he just gives it a week or two between warnings in order to get away with it. Darth Id did the same stuff.

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generalfrevious said:

Warbler said:

generalfrevious said:

chyron8472 said:

SilverWook said:

Now things are just getting stupid.
http://ew.com/movies/2017/08/26/gone-with-the-wind-theater-canceled-screening/
For those idiots who’ve never seen the movie, spoiler alert the North wins the Civil War.

Hell will freeze over before we ever see an official release of Song Of The South now.

Yes. It’s on MySpleen, though. (Not that that was your point, but I thought I’d mention it.)

Why does this matter? The Confederacy may have lost, but it’s becoming clear the South won the Civil War.

Donald Trump will inevitably declare himself eternal president, and by 2030 all black and latinos in this country will be murdered. He has pardoned Joe Arpaio and has allowed the police to remilitazize while Houston was being wiped off the map by hurricane Harvey. He will stay in power indefinitely by destroying the system of checks and balances, like he has already done with Gorsuch and Arpaio.

I’ve PMed Silverwook about this.

Trying to silence me? Just like how the government is censoring information about climate change from its websites?

Banning me is not going to alter the facts.

but it will shut you up.


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moviefreakedmind said:

Usually he just gives it a week or two between warnings in order to get away with it. Darth Id did the same stuff.

But he was eventually banned, so…

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Puggo - Jar Jar’s Yoda said:

Furthermore, I’m not all that impressed by some of the emblems. “In God We Trust” is hardly an appropriate emblem for a nation touting separation of church and state.

If it needs to be taken off things like our money and what not, I’m ok with that.


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