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re: John Glenn is just being buried - Amadeo
He was not going to buried until Katherine Johnson said the numbers were good....
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re: What is your favorite historical time period/episode? - Amadeo
[quote]Victorian England[/quote]...
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re: Photos of History - Amadeo
[quote]A photo taken in secret of the Supreme Court in session, one of only two ever taken. 1932 [/quote] Charles Evans Hughes and Louis Brandeis on the same court. The USSC will never see that much brain power on the bench ever again....
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re: CSB - Ben McDonald and Cal Ripken Jr. - Amadeo
In 1986 I attended a State-Championship baseball game between Denham Springs and East Ascension, and Ben McDonald had the same exact haircut he has today...True story....
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re: Watching Dances with Wolf - why did he go for only white woman - Amadeo
[quote]Watching Dances with Wolf - why did he go for only white woman[/quote] Who cares! A more profound question is how did that shite beat out Goodfellas for POTY. Between that and Ordinary People beating out Raging Bull, the academy must of had it in for Scorcese....
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re: Sorry, Liberals, There Are No Oppressed Americans (Op-Ed) - Amadeo
[quote]and whose fault is that exactly? So you set policies designed to promote people based purely on the color of their skin and then you're surprised that people wonder if they were promoted based on the color of their skin. And you blame the people who Wonder for the problem. Talk about screwed ...
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re: 20 Years Ago in LSU Baseball - Amadeo
[quote]We were roundly kicking Alabama's arse at Rosenblatt, and some innovative Tiger fan produced a sign that said, "28-2...YADA, YADA, YADA." [/quote] To be fair though, that Alabama team was fabulous. Remember, they finished with the second most HR's in NCAA history. They were like the thor...
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re: Your unpopular movie opinions - Amadeo
"The French Connection" is one of the most overrated films in American Cinema history, and you would have to be insane to think it deserved Best Picture Oscar over "The Last Picture Show"...
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re: Why Is Genghis Grill A Socially Acceptable Name For A Restaurant??? - Amadeo
[quote]Wasn't Forrest a civil war general? [/quote] A very brilliant one at that. He was also a slave trader before the war, and one of the original founders of the KKK after. in 1864 after subduing Fort Pillow mostly defended by black Union solders, he ordered all solders trying to surrender...
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re: Why Is Genghis Grill A Socially Acceptable Name For A Restaurant??? - Amadeo
The same reason there is a Forrest Street in Shenandoah. [quote]Because people don't know history[/quote]...
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re: Who are the athletes who have won championships in at least 2 sports? - Amadeo
Lionel Conacher One of only two men to have his name engraved on both the Stanley Cup and Grey Cup. He was a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs baseball team that won the International League championship in 1926. ...and he fought Jack Dempsey as an amateur. Look him up!...
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re: Ask a Black Guy a Question - Amadeo
[quote]Like my grandparents got beat for sitting at a counter in a diner. My grandma had a brother who was killed by the klan.[/quote] Throw in your sexual conquest of white women and you've lived the full "black experience" in America, haven't you? All you need is Mahalia Jackson music in the b...
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re: Photos of History - MANY MORE ADDED - Amadeo
[quote]Hitler asking a frostbitten and snow ravaged soldier not to salute him, but to instead rest and recover[/quote] Sometimes Hitler just doesn't get the credit he deserves as a humanitarian....
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re: Meanwhile, on DU.... - Amadeo
[quote]DU[/quote] Speaking of DU, I still can't believe that website was hacked on election night. It was indeed a brilliant hack job perpetrated by a true American patriot, but damn did that MF'er deny me of one the most glorious nights of my life....
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re: Ask an average white dude a question - Amadeo
[quote]Joe Lewis was 137 years old.[/quote] He was also pre-fight favorite to win the fight and stood to earn $132,000 that night, whilst Marciano would take home $44,000. At 4 inches shorter, 29lbs lighter and an eight inch reach disadvantage, Marciano was still able to deliver, in the words o...
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re: Ask an average white dude a question - Amadeo
When you hear that this country was built upon the back of slaves, do you ever wonder why you've never seen a skyscraper made of cotton?...
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re: Ask a Black Guy a Question - Amadeo
[quote]Love the thread [/quote] [quote]Good job in your thread OP. One of the best one's I've read[/quote] [quote]This is the smartest thing I have ever read on this website[/quote] [quote]This is one of the more creative threads recently[/quote] [quote]This has been a good thread.[/quote] [quo...
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re: Ask a Black Guy a Question - Amadeo
OK "Black Guy", here you go. My problem is that I like to be called white boy about as much as you like being called n*****. So my question to you is, at what point in history did I become your boy, and more perplexing is, [b]why in the sweet hell would a black man refer to any other adult m...
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re: What are some places that have gone out of business that give you nostalgia? - Amadeo
[quote]I will never forget commercial for SeaFood city with Al Scrammuza(sp?) [/quote] [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmc8mp76ODw)]Stay with Al Scramuzza and you'll never be a losa[/link] [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENsvznKtFCk)]1826 North Broad[/link]...
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re: What are some places that have gone out of business that give you nostalgia? - Amadeo
[img]https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/cb/ea/b0/cbeab07c49d2018d7d9d81d96c52fc6d.jpg[/img] The old Bonanza on Florida Blvd. represents the epitome of BR nostalgia for me. This is one of the better nostalgia threads btw....
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