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re: How would America be different if slaves were never brought over? - tigahbruh
The system of triangular trade established by the Portuguese, Dutch, English, Spanish, and French Empires, and various African kingdoms was reliant on slave trade to the New World. The triangular trade brought on the industrial revolution, which upped living standards and changed thought pattern...
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re: History Nerds: The most decisive battle fought since the year 1800? - tigahbruh
[quote]While it was an arse whoopin, I think the Battle of NOLA would be the smallest engagement on this list by an order of magnitude or so[/quote] Not so fast. The British had long established that they didnt give a rat's arse about previous treaties or US soveriegnty. They also established th...
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re: Total Wine on Veterans - tigahbruh
Paw Baby doesnt like Veterans Highway.... Stay in Orleans Parish then, bitch. Paw baby doesnt like capitalism....Move to Cuba, bitch....
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re: Is Nicholls safe from this mess? - tigahbruh
If Tulane doesnt change its name, Nicholls shouldnt have to. Paul Tulane was New Orleans' largest financial contributor to the Confederacy....
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re: Good book on medieval history/military badasses? - tigahbruh
[img]https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51NcrFG4PEL._SX330_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg[/img]...
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re: Recommendation for Dystopian future books - tigahbruh
[quote]Camp of the Saints although it's becoming more present than future.[/quote] If things continue the way they are, purchasing this book may contribute to your future unperson status. That said, yes, [i]Camp of the Saints[/i] For a really funny yet melancholy take, set in Louisiana, [i]Love in...
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re: Great Campaigns of the Civil War | Episode One - Fort Sumter - tigahbruh
Beauregard is a fascinating figure overall even though he faded from prominence during the war. Some bad moves at Shiloh and other campaigns but returned to Charleston and Richmond to do fairly well. Was offered command of the armies of Egypt and Romania. Said he'd prefer to die poor and unkno...
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re: "Lolita" is so F-ed up... How did this even get made in 1962? - tigahbruh
[quote]The final verse of The Police's "Don't Stand So Close to Me":[/quote] That whole song is about a teacher fighting his attraction to a young student....
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re: What is your favorite historical moment or who is your favorite historical figure? - tigahbruh
[quote]Some of the French descendants here might want to thank Charles Martel for that as well.[/quote] Also the defenders of Vienna in 1529 and 1689. ...
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re: What will become of plantations? - tigahbruh
[quote]I’m actually shocked that at least one hasn’t been razed yet.[/quote] LeBeau in St Bernard was a few years ago. By jackass crackheads, not SJWs....
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re: Is anyone here a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans? - tigahbruh
Ive had to work with the organization before. Nice guys, mostly. Really just enthusiastic geneaologists. Most are also in SAR and 1812. And into their world war ancestors too. A name change and losing the battle flag insignia would solve all their future issues (cuz they coming)....
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re: Woman shot in chest at Duncan Plaza near protests in New Orleans, protestors surround cops - tigahbruh
[quote]Fear not however as the Protestors are now conducting a "Moment of Silence" for the victim of the shooting.[/quote] These are the same douchetwats that berate anyone who says "thoughts and prayers" as knuckledraggers ...
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re: Just a reminder that Antifa has been around since WWII, and they’re communist. - tigahbruh
[quote]What’s worse? Fascists or Communists?[/quote] Whats worse? Drowning or suffocating? But rught now, Antifa is a far bigger problem than the 200 or so Alt Right goons (As opposed to the thousands that exist in the fantasy filled heads of Leftists). ...
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re: Jefferson Parish HVAC Reccomendatons - tigahbruh
I used to go with the company that installed mine. 1 of the bigger companies in the metro area. Had multiple issues with them and they're really expensive (1 upside was they came out quickly on a weekend once). I'm looking to switch to a small operation myself. Been almost 2 years since my last c...
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re: If they looted Amazon Distribution Centers - tigahbruh
It would change the minds of a lot of people who are buying into the "sweet protester" narrative. Formany it is all "Burn it down" until their cushy little world is affected. Would be wild if it created a temporary truce between Trump and Bezos....
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re: Can anyone recommend a book that recounts that fateful day at Kent State University? - tigahbruh
No, but the factual accounts, based on the primary source documents, tell a very different story than the typical pop culture version of events. SDS had no real grievance beyond undermining American culture and government. Their goal was to create as much violence and discomfort as possible and t...
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re: How does anyone believe anything they see on the news? - tigahbruh
To be fair, journalism has always been a den of idiocy, inaccuracy, agenda, and the unethical. The myth is that it is has ever been anything else. The difference is that the corporate newsmedia acts largely as the "official" narrative driver of "the establishment" or whatever you want to call ...
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re: Crushed, cubed or bullet (cylindrical) ice? - tigahbruh
Doesnt matter as long as it is rinsed....
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re: College athletes should not return to campus until they've formed a union - tigahbruh
Here's a proposal: a large percentage of college athletes should be given free education, worth tens to hundreds of thousands on paper and priceless for life. They also get to audition for a job that will offer millions of dollars and the adoration of fans. In return, they play ball....
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re: UPDATE PAGE 1.Audubon Park Golf Course - tigahbruh
Its a golf course. Do something with the clubhouse and restuarant but the course is one of the few areas in Nola where people actually do social distance. Lord, the politicians in nola are idiots. Yet what does that say about the ones that keep electing them? ...
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