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Re: Open Bar: Subpoenaed by Congress, but still refusing to testify
« Reply #1410 on: June 25, 2020, 02:10:26 am »
About Lincoln, this is the statue in Boston BLM is objecting to.

I'm pretty sure I can understand why someone wouldn't want to see themselves as some sort of helpless savage genuflecting to a white savior.

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« Reply #1411 on: June 25, 2020, 04:42:04 pm »
About Lincoln, this is the statue in Boston BLM is objecting to.

I'm pretty sure I can understand why someone wouldn't want to see themselves as some sort of helpless savage genuflecting to a white savior.

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It’s embarrassing. Then my first thought is give ME the smelting contract, I always wanted to work with brass etc. Take a picture for posterity, put it in a book, boom, we’re moving forward.


THEN I got scared that if we don’t have some kind of a reminder, shit like that MIGHT happen again. So... Museum of Tollerance? Round up all the racist shit und put it into a Museum of Tolerance style thing. You could visit, but it would NOT be fun, joy at all.

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Re: Open Bar: Subpoenaed by Congress, but still refusing to testify
« Reply #1412 on: June 26, 2020, 03:34:36 pm »
My dad's path to Idiotsville goes Sera was Sainted by The Best Pope Ever so Sera is GOOD.  Therefore people tearing down statues hate Saints and therefore also God and he's being oppressed for being Christian!

At the very least he hasn't gone the full way there and still tells the anti mask people on his facebook that they are stupid and should feel stupid.
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Re: Open Bar: Subpoenaed by Congress, but still refusing to testify
« Reply #1413 on: June 26, 2020, 04:27:14 pm »
My dad's path to Idiotsville goes Sera was Sainted by The Best Pope Ever so Sera is GOOD.  Therefore people tearing down statues hate Saints and therefore also God and he's being oppressed for being Christian!

Is there precedent for decanonization of a catholic saint? All I could find is that the Church "cleaned up" a few saints back in 1969, but that was because they were either deemed mythical, or too little was known about them.

https://abcnews.go.com/International/saint-saint-kind-demoted/story?id=23477573
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« Reply #1414 on: June 26, 2020, 04:33:24 pm »
I believe they just quietly drop their feast days from the calendar. There's no way, that I'm aware of at least, that they can go about actually removing them, but they can make sure they're forgotten.

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« Reply #1415 on: June 26, 2020, 06:23:00 pm »
I'm not sure if Saint Olga is a saint despite burning a town down using birds or because of it.
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« Reply #1416 on: June 26, 2020, 07:58:59 pm »
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Re: Open Bar: Subpoenaed by Congress, but still refusing to testify
« Reply #1417 on: June 26, 2020, 09:21:03 pm »
I have internet that is mine (well, mine and my wife's) for the first time in 2 years.  I am SO happy to be done sharing internet with an entire resort.

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« Reply #1418 on: June 27, 2020, 09:52:05 pm »
My dad's path to Idiotsville goes Sera was Sainted by The Best Pope Ever so Sera is GOOD.  Therefore people tearing down statues hate Saints and therefore also God and he's being oppressed for being Christian!

At the very least he hasn't gone the full way there and still tells the anti mask people on his facebook that they are stupid and should feel stupid.
I mean, as an ex Catholic, Cool Pope is still a fucking Pope and *gestures at the mission and rancheria systems*. Serra did some ugly shit that is still echoing in California. They're just as impoverished as reservations elsewhere.
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Re: Open Bar: Subpoenaed by Congress, but still refusing to testify
« Reply #1419 on: June 28, 2020, 12:02:13 am »
Nazis at the statehouse today, waving their sonnenrad flag.

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« Reply #1420 on: June 28, 2020, 01:35:14 pm »
Nazis at the statehouse today, waving their sonnenrad flag.

I always liked how the black sun symbol looks a bit like a bullseye. That it the only thing I like about it. Heard that yesterday the KKK had some sort of rally in downtown Kenosha just north of Chicago in Wisconsin.
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« Reply #1421 on: June 28, 2020, 07:29:58 pm »
I always liked how the black sun symbol looks a bit like a bullseye. [...]

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« Reply #1422 on: June 28, 2020, 07:46:26 pm »
Oh no he was saying it makes the fash look like the targets they are. It’s a “kick me” sign, for adults who think they’re cool because they hate entire races/cultures/bloodlines.
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« Reply #1423 on: June 28, 2020, 09:28:59 pm »
Oh no he was saying it makes the fash look like the targets they are. It’s a “kick me” sign, for adults who think they’re cool because they hate entire races/cultures/bloodlines.

Essentially this. It also marks them out as likely one of the pseudo-mystic types, a "brain" NAZI worth removing from the game so to speak.
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« Reply #1424 on: June 28, 2020, 11:15:10 pm »
Oh no he was saying it makes the fash look like the targets they are. It’s a “kick me” sign, for adults who think they’re cool because they hate entire races/cultures/bloodlines.

Essentially this. It also marks them out as likely one of the pseudo-mystic types, a "brain" NAZI worth removing from the game so to speak.

Oh right right, its stupid how i got caught up so much in the 1st half of the sentence.
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