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    I followed their boxing career a bit back in the...

    I followed their boxing career a bit back in the day. They were very obviously not going to rest on their laurels after finishing their boxing careers. Their academic careers ran parallel to their...
  2. We all know that the Japanese Self Defense Force...

    We all know that the Japanese Self Defense Force uses 105mm howitzers to play the 1812 Overture and have seen the videos.

    But at least one army conductor thought that wasn't appropriate.

    ...
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    1525176043539144704 Ignoring the apparent...

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    Ignoring the apparent disconnect from the reality of the situation in Ukraine... they do realize that Poland is a NATO member, right?
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    Nope, happened in Germany as well. But that just...

    Maybe this just a NL thing, not sure, but the way the Anti-vax (the real nutter fringe not sceptics) went from Covid to Pro-Russia and with that anti-west conspiracy was mind-boggling to me at first....
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    You better get in the queue. :D

    You better get in the queue. :D
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    Yeah. The Guardian article I linked describes...

    Yeah.

    The Guardian article I linked describes a change in attitude in Germany based on generations. The younger generation realizes that unconditional pacifism doesn't work. I personally know one...
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    Not so fun fact: a group of German older...

    War is bad, everybody should just stop. The ukrainians are shooting back so it´s their fault too.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah, they should stop doing that. It will work out ok for them in the end, right?[/QUOTE]...
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    Jo Nesbo wrote an op-Ed in the Guardian about...

    Jo Nesbo wrote an op-Ed in the Guardian about propaganda and it’s use to the West.

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/mar/17/vladimir-putin-power-stories-occupied-jo-nesbo

    I highly...
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    Far more relevant tweet: 1524113813024690176

    Far more relevant tweet:

    1524113813024690176
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    Hey, you managed to attempt to correct me on a...

    I blame Sacul.[/QUOTE]

    I triggered the German teacher....my bad :([/QUOTE]

    Hey, you managed to attempt to correct me on a topic I happen to have written a paper about at uni and I still had it...
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    I blame Sacul.

    I blame Sacul.
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    Unlike the US, the states didn't do a census as...

    Unlike the US, the states didn't do a census as regularly. So numbers are a bit difficult to find. Allies of Austria in 1866 are in italics, allies of Prussia in bold. I left out Italy as an ally of...
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    I left out the Russians that squashed it — it was...

    That's some quality history washing there.
    The 1848-49 Hungarian Revolution was stomped by Russia. Austria lost.[/QUOTE]

    I left out the Russians that squashed it — it was actually in my notes....
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    Only partially. Austria could not win that war,...

    In early 1866, Prussia prepares to wage war against the Austrians. A popular opinion among civilians, even in Prussia, was that Austria is going to curbstomp Prussia. Prussia hadn't fought a war in...
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    In early 1866, Prussia prepares to wage war...

    In early 1866, Prussia prepares to wage war against the Austrians. A popular opinion among civilians, even in Prussia, was that Austria is going to curbstomp Prussia. Prussia hadn't fought a war in...
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    That should run afoul of the Commerce Clause...

    [/QUOTE]

    That should run afoul of the Commerce Clause. These people are traveling to participate in a commercial transaction. They are getting a service for money, this is the US after all and...
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    I'd lie if I said I wasn't tempted.

    I'd lie if I said I wasn't tempted.
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    He picked a fight with the Mouse. You don't do...

    He picked a fight with the Mouse. You don't do that if you know what's good for you.
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    LOL, way too complicated. They were so close but...

    LOL, way too complicated. They were so close but missed by miles. 88 is a identifier/cypher used by Neo-Nazis pointing to the 8th letter of the alphabet, H.
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    Using the Lend Lease Act is awesome on another...

    Using the Lend Lease Act is awesome on another level. I'm looking forward to Russia trying to paint that act as evil when they were a big recipient of it in WWII. They received 20% of the value of...
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    Same article: So what is it, opposing or...

    Same article:



    So what is it, opposing or not? Making it dependent on a third country? What's the logic here, because I don't see it.
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    That quote makes no sense. Bosnia and Hercegovina...

    So the president and the largest party vote against, so nothing is clear. And thank you for epithets.

    Of course Austria is not member of NATO, which makes it attitude strange.[/QUOTE]

    That...
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    It's Candy. Did you expect a quality post?

    For a small mind like yours it might still be good to look into the claims more closely. For example in Croatia the symbolic president, that is completely at odds with the parliament, is saying he...
  24. Using speakers on public transport? What are you?...

    Using speakers on public transport? What are you? 12? Thats the most annoying thing ever and should be banned.
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    Berlin is testing bodycams. 30 in total, 20 with...

    Berlin is testing bodycams. 30 in total, 20 with the police, 10 with the fire department, which also provides most EMS. They are being introduced due to the wishes of both the police union and the...
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