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Forum: Current events 09-19-2018, 07:38 AM
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Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
Why does it say "is claiming he regrets?' Of...

Why does it say "is claiming he regrets?' Of course he regrets saying it in public.....
Forum: Politics 09-18-2018, 07:19 AM
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Views: 89,016
Posted By donquixote99
Only 'formers' or soon to be 'formers' speak with...

Only 'formers' or soon to be 'formers' speak with such honesty. The rest are profiles in self-interest and cowardice.
Forum: Current events 09-17-2018, 09:45 AM
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Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
^^^ excellent essay, a sober indictment of the...

^^^ excellent essay, a sober indictment of the current administration's danger to our democratic institutions.
Forum: Off-topic 09-17-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 96
Posted By donquixote99
The original application for this was probably...

The original application for this was probably police/military crowd control, firing tear gas, rubber bullets, etc. The weapon would be too expensive and bulky to stock in lifeboats, that would...
Forum: History 09-17-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By donquixote99
Glorifying killing, even in a necessary cause, is...

Glorifying killing, even in a necessary cause, is glorifying killing.

I think the embarrassment many 'heroes' show at the fuss made over them is due to the realization of this.

(This comment is...
Forum: Off-topic 09-17-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 96
Posted By donquixote99
Whether pre-occupied with 'threats' or not,...

Whether pre-occupied with 'threats' or not, weapons are thrilling magic that enhances feelings of masculine power. And, thanks to the NRA and other's propaganda, the feelings are now reinforced by...
Forum: Current events 09-16-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By donquixote99
I don't think this stops Kavanaugh by itself....

I don't think this stops Kavanaugh by itself. Would take a dead girl or a live boy.

Or a couple more credible assault accusers at least....
Forum: Politics 09-16-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 89,016
Posted By donquixote99
Has that effect on the best and brightest,...

Has that effect on the best and brightest, anyway.....
Forum: Politics 09-15-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 554
Posted By donquixote99
You know that one line in 'Red Headed Stranger,'...

You know that one line in 'Red Headed Stranger,' the one that goes "You can't hang a man for shooting a woman who was trying to steal his horse?"

Ever hear a live performance where some people...
Forum: Politics and the Environment 09-14-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 262
Posted By donquixote99
Right on the coast, codes mandate new...

Right on the coast, codes mandate new construction be fortress-like. Recently stayed in N. Myrtle Beach. The sliding glass doors leading to the balcony were so heavy one could hardly move them.
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Forum: Current events 09-12-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
Trump is Spenser's 'Blatant Beast," the monster...

Trump is Spenser's 'Blatant Beast," the monster whose weapons are insult and slander.

Even Sir Calidore could not do him in.
...
Forum: Current events 09-11-2018, 11:22 PM
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Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
But the statements don't push back much. Neither...

But the statements don't push back much. Neither one denies the accuracy of any quote in the book.
Forum: Current events 09-11-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By donquixote99
Tucker Carlson under siege! Carlson's recent...

Tucker Carlson under siege!

Carlson's recent anti-diversity comments have led the group Sleeping Giants to call on advertisers to boycott his Fox broadcast. See mediamatters, here:...
Forum: History 09-11-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By donquixote99
I've heard the analysis Hofstadter cited before,...

I've heard the analysis Hofstadter cited before, and it makes sense to me. The South's leaders saw themselves being outvoted in congress, in the future. Because of tariffs? Ridiculous. Tariffs they...
Forum: History 09-11-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By donquixote99
Worthwhile Debunking of Lost Cause Myth

Found as a comment on YouTube, of all places:



--Comment posted by Brian Glover at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOFtpzdJc3E
Forum: Politics 09-09-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By donquixote99
'Very disappointing' to see Obama 'become so...

'Very disappointing' to see Obama 'become so political'
(http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/405734-pence-very-disappointing-to-see-obama-become-so-political)
Mike Pence, speaking from...
Forum: Current events 09-08-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
Not if the Kavanaugh Kourt has anything to say...

Not if the Kavanaugh Kourt has anything to say about it, he won't....
Forum: Politics 09-07-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By donquixote99
LOL! I assume the Trumpkin proceeded to pout...

LOL! I assume the Trumpkin proceeded to pout furiously.....
Forum: Current events 09-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By donquixote99
Yes. And it will get down to who does what,...

Yes. And it will get down to who does what, effectively, the good men or the bad men, in the Army, National Guard, and Police. They will have the last good chance to quash civil violence or a coup...
Forum: Current events 09-07-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DEn9xjgU0AA23tO.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DEn9xjgU0AA23tO.jpg
Forum: Current events 09-06-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
Ha! If it turns out to be Pence, Trump can't...

Ha! If it turns out to be Pence, Trump can't fire him!
Forum: Current events 09-05-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 55,801
Posted By donquixote99
And now we hear from an anonymous high...

And now we hear from an anonymous high official--we might call him 'Deep Resistance"--that there is negative respect for the President among many in his own White House. DR tells of a President seen...
Forum: Off-topic 09-03-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,642
Views: 93,914
Posted By donquixote99
I watched 'Brazil' for the first time in many...

I watched 'Brazil' for the first time in many many years.

It holds up well. The conceit of representing future culture/technology with a mashup of 50's-60's stuff now strikes one as brilliant; it...
Forum: Politics 08-29-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,221
Posted By donquixote99
As the commenter I just saw rightly observed,...

As the commenter I just saw rightly observed, 'monkey it up' is not in any way a common, ordinarily-used phrase. This phrase was undoubtedly chosen deliberately to be just the racist dog-whistle it...
Forum: Conspiracy theory corner 08-28-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By donquixote99
He tries regulating content on Google, he's going...

He tries regulating content on Google, he's going to run afoul of the rigged Constitution.
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