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re: When did Protectionism Become a Cornerstone of the Republican Party? - OleWar
Republican Platform of 1884 [quote]We, therefore, demand that the imposition of duties on foreign imports shall be made, not "for revenue only," but that in raising the requisite revenues for the government, such duties shall be so levied as to afford security to our diversified industries and ...
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re: Newell Normand is a badass and the best sheriff in Louisiana. - OleWar
[quote]I keep telling my wife that Lee Zurich will end up dead one day. He keeps messing with these old guys who have been screwing the system for decades.[/quote] I'm almost positive he is not dead because he basically birddogs for the Feds. It seems like every investigation is followed by a qu...
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re: Favorite college in Louisiana not named LSU? - OleWar
Crescent City School of Gaming and Bartending or Loyola (tough call)...
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re: Trump knows exactly what he's doing with Taiwan - OleWar
China is in need of regime change. ...
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re: Democrats could block Mattis nomination - OleWar
[quote]Senator Tower got blocked in 1989 because of a supposed drinking problem meaning that 41 had to pick a new choice.[/quote] When the Democrats had standards. [quote]Mr. Mitchell and Senator Sam Nunn, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, both argued that Mr. Tower's nomination wa...
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re: If the south had won the civil war would the axis have won the big one? - OleWar
He didn't say there would not have been a WWI just an altered outcome. As it is generally argued the intervention of the [b]United[/b] States made victory by the Allies assured....
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re: If the south had won the civil war would the axis have won the big one? - OleWar
During the First World War the Union ally with Germany and Mexico, while the Confederacy allies with the Entente. Germany wins first World War, and Union destroys Confederacy. Second World War occurs as fascism emerges in Britain and France. Germany and United States unite to ensure the rise of ...
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re: It's poppin off on Bourbon St. 1 dead, 9 injured in shooting - OleWar
Here is a novel idea. Southern has a stadium, Grambling has a stadium. Every other year they play at each other's stadium like just about every other regular season college game....
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re: Sugar Bowl? - OleWar
[quote]Yeah, because qualifications aren't based on merit anymore. The are based on the fact that we've had it rough, and how we are feeling.[/quote] I thought qualifications were based on filling hotel rooms and fan consumption habits....
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re: Have you ever been attracted to a relative? - OleWar
Move thread to Alabama board....
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re: Ukraine's new deputy minister is a hottie - OleWar
[quote]Ms Deyeva's boss, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, is firmly behind her[/quote] How did you miss this sentence from the article?...
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re: Steven Seagal receives his Russian passport - OleWar
I don't know what is weirder. Seagal getting a passport from Vladimir Putin or a Sheriff's badge from Harry Lee. ...
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re: How is Orgeron better than Miles? - OleWar
Does the same thing for less money....
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re: Did Alleva just change the college football coaching paradigm? - OleWar
Yes - The idea that only .0000000001% of the population of the United States have the special skills and availability to run a college football program is insane....
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re: The narrative that poverty = violence & murder - OleWar
Need to factor in youth bulges and culture and it is a dynamic circular causation....
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re: Regardless of political views, people have the same goals and desires - OleWar
That there is large segment of adult society that is choosing to remain either childless or are absent from their child rearing responsibilities, or do not have goals focused on a future for their kids....
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re: Regardless of political views, people have the same goals and desires - OleWar
[quote]-a future for their kids[/quote] Nearly 20% of women have gone through their child bearing years without reproducing and this number continues to grow. Almost half of children will go through life without a father present in the home....
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re: Mattis as defense secretary: What it means for us, the military, and for Trump - OleWar
First I'm not defending the doctrine and second I'm definitely not defending the reality of what occurred when ego's who thought they would fight their last executed the war. And obviously CENTCOM when through a major change in mission and culture as different commands were created throughout the y...
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re: Mattis as defense secretary: What it means for us, the military, and for Trump - OleWar
CENTCOM under General Tommy Franks was in overall command of OIF with a Coalition Land Forces Component Command under General McKiernan Third Army Commander and General Moseley 9th Air Force Commander....
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re: Mattis as defense secretary: What it means for us, the military, and for Trump - OleWar
????? CENTCOM led the war in Afghanistan and Iraq until the war in Afghanistan was pawned off to ISAF and MNF-I became a four star command. With that being said I would like to do away with Combatant Commands, they are too imperial in form, having Generals think that a whole area of their world ...
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