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  1. highly doubtful. I do, however, have my FB feed littered with people posting articles about Obama apologizing in his Hiroshima speech, which of course didn't happen. In this case it's not the peaceniks floating around bogus information.
  2. Purrbacca was on tv today

    thats fantastic
  3. Your Odd News For The Day

    early start hitting the bottles I see
  4. Are we witnessing a Hiliray collapse?

    She has be accused of doing something illegal to get indicted, brainiacs. And turn on spell check, you are welcome.
  5. Michelob Ultra

    has he asked you to come at him yet bro?

    Can't @Jangler just pop in here and call me gay and dumb right before the weekend starts, so we can settle all this, like we did it back in the day?
  7. Good to know you aren't funny even when you're trying to make a non-political joke. It was getting frustrating trying to figure out if it was just a translation thing.
  8. My introduction to the subject when I was around 7 or 8 years old.
  9. That article relies on some half truths and supposition although its basic premises can't be dismissed out of hand. I've read a lot of material on the subject and the idea that the Japanese were going to surrender regardless of us dropping the bomb is pretty sketchy. In the end the only lives we were really concerned about were American, and if using the bomb helped save our troops from enduring an invasion of the Japanese mainland then it was going to be used at that point. Our firebomb attacks killed a lot more people. And the reason we started firebomb attacks was that high altitude precision bombing over Japan was shown to be ineffective, after making the B-29 our largest wartime project (more expensive than the A Bomb) and we needed to use them for something. It's possible that the Russians entering the fight might have eventually caused the military to reconsider their policy of no surrender, but that was out of our control - using the bomb was in our control, and it also showed the Soviets that the West was going to be the power in charge post war, not them.
  10. How the Left wins it for the Right

    Boston Tea Party - simply some hilarious shenanigans, or the beginning of a social movement?
  11. NC DMV says Tesla can't sell cars here....

    Liberals and their newfangled lektricity never gonna topple King Koal
  12. Stephen King on Trump

    11/22/63 was pretty good

    #feelthejohnson? Pretty sure the NC legislature is going to pass a law making doing that illegal.
  14. Your Odd News For The Day

    This is the same law thats been enacted in many other cities without incident. I'm not saying it's not possible, I'm saying it doesn't happen IRL, while attacks on trans people in bathrooms do actually happen. The guy hanging out in the womens bathroom will still be removed by the cops. Nothing has changed there.