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    I'm old enough to remember when the USA was...

    I'm old enough to remember when the USA was paying - and by paying I mean directly supplying with weapons - Afghans to kill Russians.

    Stuff like this is going on constantly as all the big powers...
  2. Could be worse, she could have been Aeschylus.

    Could be worse, she could have been Aeschylus.
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    One of the issues with masks is during the early...

    One of the issues with masks is during the early panic many Governments chose to lie, stating that masks were not needed or were ineffective because they couldn't get enough for medical personnel and...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03a8DoLL7hA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03a8DoLL7hA
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    I suspect that the Ukrainians would like the...

    I suspect that the Ukrainians would like the Crimea back as shown in those photos too.
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    Australia is planning to keep its borders closed...

    Australia is planning to keep its borders closed to international travel until 2021, with all returning citizens and residents going into mandatory 14 day quarantine on arrival.

    We are currently...
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    I'm not a Yank and I was shocked that Trump was...

    I'm not a Yank and I was shocked that Trump was elected but I could understand why otherwise sane people could vote for something like Trump.

    You had angry Bernie Bros pissed off that they cheated...
  8. Its a problem of all three. Firstly the blocks...

    Is that a problem with the housing or the economic system and society itself?[/QUOTE]

    Its a problem of all three.

    Firstly the blocks need to be build where those living in them can gain access...
  9. Mr Picky would like to point out that slaves...

    You realise that you can make this argument about almost anything? "Why are you complaining about X when Y is worse?"
    Murders perpetrated by the police isn't even a top 5 issue in the US, it's just...
  10. Why stop at the 18th century? Why not pull down...

    Why stop at the 18th century? Why not pull down every statute that fails to meet todays standards? Why not pull down MLK jnr's statute as he wasn't an advocate for gay and trans rights. Why not...
  11. I understand that. What I am pointing out is that...

    Jefferson is well known to have been a slave owner.

    After all, he was a plantation owner from Virginia.

    He did have an ambiguous relationship with slavery, at times he condemned the practice,...
  12. Churchill was the politician you need when things...

    Jefferson is well known to have been a slave owner.

    After all, he was a plantation owner from Virginia.

    He did have an ambiguous relationship with slavery, at times he condemned the practice,...
  13. Don't forget that he allowed a Hoover era...

    A commie who was good friends with wealthy business owners and had to deal with a ton of labor strikes. Oh wait, that's not communism.[/QUOTE]

    Don't forget that he allowed a Hoover era initiative...
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    Michael Mann has made some great movies over the...

    Michael Mann has made some great movies over the years.

    The Jericho Mile
    The Keep
    The Last of the Mohicans
    Heat
    Ali
    Collateral

    All worth a watch.
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    I am sure that there are heaps of people going...

    Alternatively, a lot of companies steal minerals from indigenous people that rightfully own the minerals, and things like creating a cultural desire for very harmful "skin lightening" products...
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    Actually no.

    Yet the women are always white :troll:[/QUOTE]

    Actually no.
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    Off the top of my head. Hollywood who...

    Alternatively, a lot of companies steal minerals from indigenous people that rightfully own the minerals, and things like creating a cultural desire for very harmful "skin lightening" products...
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    I think I have an answer. For a while I've...

    I think I have an answer.

    For a while I've been trying to find the line the separates being progressive from being "woke". And the definition of a virtue signal.

    Lately with the days being...
  19. Australia has the same issue with police shooting...

    If the UK has an issue with all problems ending up on the NHS's doorstep when social issues manifest as health problems the US definitely has a problem with a militarised police force dealing with...
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    My understanding is that the ICC doesn't provide...

    Surely the innocent have nothing to fear?

    Or is it just the precedent that anything that the US does can even conceptually be a crime that's the threat?[/QUOTE]

    My understanding is that the ICC...
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    If I remember correctly Gone With The Wind had...

    If I remember correctly Gone With The Wind had the first Oscar won by an African American.
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    What the 1960s in the USA at least had which...

    What the 1960s in the USA at least had which today doesn't have yet.

    Conscription
    Racial Segregation by law
    Assassination of prominent figures

    What 2020s has that the 1960s didn't have.

    A...
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    Biden is wise to keep his mouth shut and just act...

    Biden is wise to keep his mouth shut and just act more Presidential than Trump. Otherwise he risks being asked what he would do to deal with all the problems ripping mostly big-blue cities apart atm,...
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    Chicken Runners are strange creatures. The bit...

    Chicken Runners are strange creatures.

    The bit I find disgusting is how so many corporations - those same corporations who have fucked over the working classes and the middle classes alike - put...
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    Our State Government did this years ago when they...

    Our State Government did this years ago when they cut a large number of public service positions. Rather than make the employees redundant which required a large payout they shoved them all in a...
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