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Old 07-01-2020, 01:31 PM   #121 (permalink)
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Sort of an Irish reverse-Ozymandias

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Old 07-02-2020, 11:15 AM   #122 (permalink)
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Some of the Dublin people I talked to indicated it was a tongue in cheek way of saying they got the shaft.

How do you continue to place these very obscure but exceedingly relevant references?
 
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No filter.

edit: ...and a spell-check. 'Ozymadias' didn't cut it.

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So, CHAZ is history, but New York City steps up. They're calling themselves New York CHAZ, prolly for branding purposes.

But properly, it should be NYAZ. Then they would be 'NYAZis'.
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Old 07-02-2020, 06:40 PM   #124 (permalink)
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So, they are tearing down all statues of dead white people and erecting statues of non-whites?
Racism against white people is still racism, even though some brainwashed fools deny it. And I'm sure there are some non-whites who would deserve to be honored with statues and monuments more than the ones endorsed by the mainstream media and the BLM/antifa organizations.
 
Old 07-02-2020, 07:28 PM   #125 (permalink)
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Statues exist to remind us of important moments in history and to preserve certain ideals. They are symbols that we give meaning to, not that they impart meaning on us.

If we decide they are symbols of something negative, then that's what they are. That said, a few idiots don't get to decide for everyone else if that's what we agree they represent. If statues are torn down without a vote, I say lock those hooligans up and give them time to think about the violence done to democracy and the rule of law.

Any angry mob comes to tear anything of mine down, and they will be the only things to go down.
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Statues objectify people.



Except in Portland. Via Tim Pool, Andy Ngo reports they pulled down a statue of an elk.

In other news, a company in China went bankrupt and it turns out the collateral was 4% of China's holdings in elemental gold. Which turn out to be copper ingots with gold plating. Oopsie!

https://youtu.be/Z7KgASXX3J4

In other news, Andrei Cerbu has my new favorite rendition of Sweet Child of Mine.
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Hey, it's my thread and I don't know of anybody better on guitar right now than Andrei Cerbu.



The kids are alright.

Edit:
Here he is doing Purple Rain when he was 13.

I guess if I had to pick a 2nd place, it would be Dr Randomercam.
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Whatever it is, it ain't rockabilly.

He's good but that was the 1970s. According to Wikipedia he's still touring. Well, at least in the bonus you can see his fingers.
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The story lists 21 countries that are having land taken from them, or at least disputed. Pretty much every adjacent country.
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If we decide they are symbols of something negative, then that's what they are. That said, a few idiots don't get to decide for everyone else if that's what we agree they represent.
That's a reasonable point, but the widespread lack of common sense influenced by some mainstream media outlets reverberates the rants of a few idiots.

 
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