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re: GMT: Monday Monument Takedown - vl100butch
Beauregard has a connection with the city as well......
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re: New Orleans is tearing down its Confederate monuments, starting with the 'most offensive' - vl100butch
I feel a bit like a broken record on this subject, but here goes: Liberty Monument-if you've ever read it, it is downright offensive. Jefferson Davis, he died in NOLA...not a lot of energy about keeping it, but there is a statue of him in the US Capital... Robert E. Lee, again there is a st...
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re: Islands in Lake Pontchatrain? - vl100butch
there was a proposal in the mid/late 1960s to build a new airport on a man-made island in the middle of Lake Ponchatrain......
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re: The Ultimate Civil War Debate: Ulysses S. Grant or Robert E. Lee? - vl100butch
I understand the Lee worship, but I'm much more in the Grant corner...to paraphrase Shelby Steele, Grant could get into Lee's head enough to understand what he needed to do to win... Lee ordered Pickett's Charge, which to me is unforgivable......
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Considering the weather- air show - vl100butch
Yes or no today?...
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re: What's there to do in Champaign, IL? - vl100butch
There's a nice little downtown area and you can go to Urbana as well...is it Chicago, no...but warning, Chicago is about 2 hours one way and you have to worry about traffic... I go up there fairly often for work......
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re: Do you carry emergency cash in your wallet? - vl100butch
I wouldn't call it emergency cash, but I carry a silver dollar in my wallet... my mother gave it to me the day I enlisted (far longer ago now that I like to admit :lol:), and she was right...it may have been the only money I had, but I was never broke......
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re: GMT: Hump Day Wednesday! - vl100butch
morning everyone....:gmt:...
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re: PT Boat Rides in New Orleans... $350/person. 45 minute ride. - vl100butch
[quote]Ah, Jet A is what it sounds like[/quote] I believe Jet A is a kerosene based fuel....AVGAS is really hopped up gasoline......
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re: Who has family members who fought in the Korean War? - vl100butch
my uncle enlisted at 17 as well...he was 19 when the war started and was in G Company, 7th Cavalry...was on the Pusan Perimeter and was wounded during the breakout... his advice to his nephew when the nephew enlisted 20 years later..."get something where you can be warm and dry"....he took that a...
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re: PT Boat Rides in New Orleans... $350/person. 45 minute ride. - vl100butch
[quote] It uses diesel jet fuel so that has to be paid for. All you OT poors can stick to the cheap deck tours[/quote] :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: It does NOT use diesel...there are three Packard engines that burn a shitload of 100 octane aviation fuel.....stuff that costs around $4.00 ...
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re: LA House Bill 610 aims to eliminate Brewery/University Partnerships - vl100butch
This is even more stupid than removing the monuments in NOLA......
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re: GMT 04/17/2017 - vl100butch
morning lith, aspy, PPPPJJJJJ, jeffsdad, everyone....another fun, travel, and adventure filled day in America's New Action Army!!!...
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re: USS Arizona survivor laid to rest inside sunken battleship - vl100butch
[link=(https://www.nps.gov/valr/learn/historyculture/ussarizonainterments.htm)]Arizona suvivors may be buried onboard[/link] Ashes of suvivors can be placed onboard, the site is in the well of one of the barbettes (the circular armor that the main battery turrets sat on)...
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re: GMT 4-16-2017 - vl100butch
:gmt:...
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need a sticky on the National Gymnastics Championship thread on the Rant - vl100butch
nicely set up with tracking posts already thanks...
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re: Easter candy>>>>>>>>>>Halloween candy - vl100butch
Gold Brick Eggs!!!!!! I've seen Heavenly Hash and Pecan Eggs in the Jackson and Vicksburg areas, but NO GOLD BRICK EGGS!!!!!!! :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:...
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re: DOD releases the MOAB video - vl100butch
I wonder if whatever Leader he is in Pyongang is getting to see this video... wonder what 15 or 20 of those dropped on the dug in NK artillery north of the DMZ would do?...
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re: 4/18 UPDATE BR Council of Aging under investigation by State - vl100butch
In a normal situation there should be multiple copies of a will...so let's see what shakes out, I don't think COA is that organized and bureaucratically efficient....
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