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Re: Who is America?

Postby PanteraCanes » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:20 pm



Since there are discussions of him. I really had little knowledge before watching this. Probably depended on your history teacher and how much they new or talked about the topic.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Zarniwoop » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:36 pm

Ok so for the younger ones (<35) what, if anything, did you learn about Chairman Mao, Pol Pot, Pinochet and/or Ceausescu?
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Re: Who is America?

Postby beardmcdoug » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:48 pm

Zarniwoop wrote:Ok so for the younger ones (<35) what, if anything, did you learn about Chairman Mao, Pol Pot, Pinochet and/or Ceausescu?


Mao was a dictator who brought China into the 21st century very rapidly; 0; 0; 0
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Buc2 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:53 pm

beardmcdoug wrote:
Zarniwoop wrote:Ok so for the younger ones (<35) what, if anything, did you learn about Chairman Mao, Pol Pot, Pinochet and/or Ceausescu?


Mao was a dictator who brought China into the 21st 20th century very rapidly; 0; 0; 0
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Re: Who is America?

Postby beardmcdoug » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:56 pm

Buc2 wrote:
beardmcdoug wrote:
Mao was a dictator who brought China into the 21st 20th century very rapidly; 0; 0; 0


lol yeah that's probably closer to right
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:27 pm

Ceausescu was the first dead body I saw on TV.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby The Outsider » Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:46 pm

Zarniwoop wrote:Ok so for the younger ones (<35) what, if anything, did you learn about Chairman Mao, Pol Pot, Pinochet and/or Ceausescu?



Chairman Mao mostly got play in the "Why Communism sucks" section. A lot of stuff about shitty policies starving people, also genocides.

I know more about Pol Pot than the average millennial because I wrote a couple of papers on him in school. The hardcore anti-intellectualism he fostered was some next level stuff.

Didn't learn anything about Pinochet.

I like couscous. But seriously I don't even know who the last guy is.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Brazen331 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:57 pm

The Outsider wrote:
Zarniwoop wrote:Ok so for the younger ones (<35) what, if anything, did you learn about Chairman Mao, Pol Pot, Pinochet and/or Ceausescu?



Chairman Mao mostly got play in the "Why Communism sucks" section. A lot of stuff about shitty policies starving people, also genocides.

I know more about Pol Pot than the average millennial because I wrote a couple of papers on him in school. The hardcore anti-intellectualism he fostered was some next level stuff.

Didn't learn anything about Pinochet.

I like couscous. But seriously I don't even know who the last guy is.


Did you know that Chairman Mao used to pick lice out of his pubic hair during cabinet meetings show everyone how down with the peasantry he was?
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Re: Who is America?

Postby The Outsider » Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:42 pm

Brazen331 wrote:
The Outsider wrote:

Chairman Mao mostly got play in the "Why Communism sucks" section. A lot of stuff about shitty policies starving people, also genocides.

I know more about Pol Pot than the average millennial because I wrote a couple of papers on him in school. The hardcore anti-intellectualism he fostered was some next level stuff.

Didn't learn anything about Pinochet.

I like couscous. But seriously I don't even know who the last guy is.


Did you know that Chairman Mao used to pick lice out of his pubic hair during cabinet meetings show everyone how down with the peasantry he was?


Kinky.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby HamBone » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:00 am

And that is the same government that some folks want to be the only one with firearms...and continually lobby for increasing their powers over our everyday lives.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby deltbucs » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:54 am



Pretty funny
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Re: Who is America?

Postby MJW » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:43 pm

HamBone wrote:And that is the same government that some folks want to be the only one with firearms...and continually lobby for increasing their powers over our everyday lives.


"Trump is literally a Nazi. Also, people who think they need guns are just paranoid."
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Alpha » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:43 am

The Outsider wrote:I like couscous. But seriously I don't even know who the last guy is.


He was a relatively minor player, back in the 80's...but he got famous real quick. Former Commie puppet dictator of Romania.

Anyone remember the picture of his demise, when it happened? I'm sure it's readily available...

The citizenry got fed up with his non-sense.

He ended up with a little hole in the middle of his forehead. The hole in the back of his skull was most likely, much larger.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Alpha » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:52 am

The Outsider wrote:
Zarniwoop wrote:Ok so for the younger ones (<35) what, if anything, did you learn about Chairman Mao, Pol Pot, Pinochet and/or Ceausescu?


Chairman Mao mostly got play in the "Why Communism sucks" section. A lot of stuff about shitty policies starving people, also genocides.


Let me give you the Cliff's Notes version:

Stalin and Mao made Hitler look like a ****ing amateur.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby MJW » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:51 am

Alpha wrote:
The Outsider wrote:
Chairman Mao mostly got play in the "Why Communism sucks" section. A lot of stuff about shitty policies starving people, also genocides.


Let me give you the Cliff's Notes version:

Stalin and Mao made Hitler look like a ****ing amateur.


Amen.

Hitler was the flashiest butcher. He became the zeitgeist for his evil time. He was far from the most effective killer, though. Even the most robust estimates of Hitler's death toll don't hit three-quarters of Stalin's estimates, not counting all the people who simply died because of his policies, or the people who were exiled to certain death. And Mao? He easily killed more than quadpruple of Hitler's victims.
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Re: Who is America?

Postby Alpha » Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:15 am

Point being...Trumpsters give ZERO fucks about things that don't apply to 'Murica. Xenophobia is a beautiful thing.

Trumpsters don't know anything other than what they hear about on Faux "news".

Ignorance is indeed, bliss.

Why bother learning the truth, when you can be TOLD about it?

And you people, with your "the earth is flat" bullshit or the Trumpster "the media is the enemy" garbage or "Creationism" non-sense.

This is why the rest of the world looks at us a "backwards" and "ignorant". With Drumph, it's cool to say, "Screw them. 'Murica first!!11!1"

Drumph has made it EMBARRASSING to be an American. To educated people, anyway.

I'm sure you hillbillies love it, though. makes you tingle in your "feelies".

Retards rule! Go 'Murica!!111!!!!
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