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Old 10-16-2020, 07:40 PM   #521 (permalink)
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Immigrants are the biggest patriots. I envy their perspective but don't envy the price they paid to have it.

That's a beautifully insightive commentary.

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TodayThe mystery "nodding woman" who went viral during President Trump's town hall has been revealed as a pro-Trump immigration attorney and former beauty queen who once ran for Congress.
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While we're focused on politics and crime (but I repeat myself), around the world things are moving and shaking:

China wants breakup of India. Bad move. India can press any of its 3 raw nerves any moment

Personally I'm trying to decide between two versions of Amazing Grace:





I think the flaming bagpipes have it.
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India might become the last nail on Mao Zedong's coffin.
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India, Japan, Australia and the United States together. France is in over New Caledonia. Even Viet Nam, their fellow commies....
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The World 🌎 is pissed 😠 with China 🇨🇳 and their 🦠...

Especially India.

One wrong word or move and.........





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While thermonuclear warfare is among the likeliest threats to humanity, I don't think we've very near at the moment, but then again I'm no political relations expert (closer to opposite of that).

Modern warfare tends towards economic assaults rather than direct violence.
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One of those low probability, high consequence things.

The nexus between strategic deconstruction and economic mayhem is the Three Gorges Dam. I believe it is within Taiwan's reach.
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Personally I'm trying to decide between two versions of Amazing Grace:
I'm thankful that my family left Scotland, the pipes are a very whiny instrument. I prefer the hymn with a different accent.

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Okay, but the audio is muddy, howzabout:



I like turtles.


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