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Old Aug 23rd 2016, 06:05 PM
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Today I saw an Arkansas license plate - and an Alabama plate a few days ago!

I have now seen cars from every single US state east of the Mississippi here in Toronto this summer.
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Old Sep 1st 2016, 08:34 PM
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I was just watching a documentary featuring Noam Chomsky.

In the documentary, he stated that more western civilians were killed by IRA terrorism in 20 years (70's & 80's) than have been killed by Islamic terrorism in the last 20 years.

Just a thought to keep things in perspective. The world didn't end due to IRA terrorism.
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Old Sep 2nd 2016, 09:13 AM
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On the other hand the IRA probably killed almost zero non-westerners.
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Old Sep 2nd 2016, 05:39 PM
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On the other hand the IRA probably killed almost zero non-westerners.
Since when did western media and politicians care about the deaths (or non-deaths) of non-westerners?

I think the comparison is a striking one. Clearly our media and politicians really, really want to stoke the fear level up to 11 these days and the question becomes, why do our media and politicians want so desperately to stoke high level fear in the populace at this moment in time?
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Old Sep 12th 2016, 06:24 PM
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I don't remember where the discussion was about Charter Schools...

California Charter Schools

Dumpster fire seems like the best description here.
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Old Sep 12th 2016, 06:44 PM
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Charter schools are an abomination.
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Old Oct 15th 2016, 08:58 AM
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So Donkey, should we make some hypothetical bet on our hometeams facing off for the Jays vs Indians?

To be honest, I don't think the Jays are as good as they were last season and don't look like a World Series winning team. That being said, they do have some strong bats and can hit their way to victory if pitching match-ups go their way.
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Old Oct 15th 2016, 10:57 AM
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I'll happily bet on the Indians!


My brother and I actually managed to go to the game last night.
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We all know the cubs are going to win it all!!
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Old Oct 17th 2016, 05:46 PM
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My brother and I actually managed to go to the game last night.
Sweet! How much are baseball playoff tickets in Cleveland?

Anyway, Indians lead 2-0, I'm not taking any bet on that without some serious odds!
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