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    Re: How important was Thermopylae?

    ...and to be fair to Herodotus, he sometimes reports his sources uncritically; I suspect this is an example of that rather than malice.

    The only real evidence of Herodotus being malicious in my...
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    Re: What if D day had failed

    Yes very good points.

    I think Stalin wants to rope a dope, not as catastrophically as happened but the classic Russian play is lure a foe over scorched earth to the battleground of your choosing....
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    "It depends..." no it doesn't. I have made observations about your posts, this nonsense does not answer any of them. If you are unable to defend your points I take them as conceded.



    I suggest...
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    Re: How important was Thermopylae?

    Indeed the discussion has gone around these boards a few times.

    One could argue that Plataea was insignificant too. Hellas produced shining jewels of culture under monarchies absolute and...
  5. Re: Portland: Journalist injured during riot between Antifa and Proud Boys.

    If they show up at arranged times ans have plans that are worrying law enfocement surely an organisation.



    Thanks, missed that. You're giving me an education here, have some rep.


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  6. Re: Portland: Journalist injured during riot between Antifa and Proud Boys.ntifa

    They look like the same unwashed ratbags to me.



    Big if true. Is there a list of Domestic Terrorist organisations? Have they blow anything up? Killed anyone? Or are you deciding they are...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    So you;re arguing that the sources are cloudy, then making highly specific claims? You're asserting technical points about Roman citizenship. If you make the assertion its up to you to prove them or...
  8. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    He tweeted the name of a known antifa saboteur when video emerged of her being knocked out with a club (these retractable clubs are a menace). I guess this one depends on your definition of doxxing...
  9. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Wait so Ngo is a doxxer, and there were no concrete milkshakes? This entire story stinks.



    The US doesn't have a massive terrorism problem but the right wing terrorists do kill more than other...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    That's not right. The Roman cult of the Emperor was by definition a State Religion. It justified Imperial rule through divine auctoritas, and sacrifice to the Emperor as a God was required, sometimes...
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    Re: What if D day had failed

    Very sensible points.



    I don't think we can overstate how staggering this was at the time. In his "Sword of Honour" trilogy Waugh's hero expresses this shock: "The enemy at last was plain in...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    There was a majority of Koine-speakers in the Roman Empire at the time of Paul's mission, and educated Romans learned various forms of Hellenic. Can you show us the source that says learning Latin...
  13. Re: New visual examination of the battle of Prokhorovka

    I agree with everything here, the point I'm making is that I feel Hitler set up Germany to lose in 1939, or even in 1933. Misjudging France and Great Britain both of which dwarfed Germany's economic...
  14. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Wait, a journalist threatened by a faceless shadow organisation in a post-apocalyptic setting?
    https://fallout4.wiki.fextralife.com/file/Fallout-4/piper_companion.jpg

    Alt Right should have...
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    Re: Chernobyl (2019)

    I saw an online article in Forbes debunking the show...that's a business mag not a science one. There's been some politicians and doctors making statements that the show was exaggerated too. Is the...
  16. Re: Pizzagate theory wasn't that wrong after all: Jeffrey Epstein arrested for sex trafficking, assets seized

    To be fair Trump was probably a Democrat at the time. Trump and Epstein shared young women, and both of them paid money to the Clintons. Doesn't make Trump any more of a paedo than Clinton, although...
  17. Re: France: Reimbursing for Homeopathy to be Abolished

    Homeopathists need to undertake one trial and then I will believe their crap. Get bitten by a rabid dog, contract rabies, and then cure it with homeopathy. "Big Pharma/the Medical establishment/ZOG"...
  18. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Oh yea of little faith, the Antichrist has collapsed the entire city, and flung it into a lake of fire but Legacy Media is not reporting the fact.
  19. Re: New visual examination of the battle of Prokhorovka

    Apparently I must spread some rep around before I give it to Carmen Sylva again, great get.

    Very interesting article, tank warfare is a mysterious subject to me (strangely reminds me of naval...
  20. Re: Did the Romans know there were other lands such as in China, Russia, India, Mongolia, Southern Africa, etc?

    Babies and bathwater.

    As I get older experience tells me more and more to disregard the idiot and listen to the rant. Turns out the idiot is usually me.
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    Re: What if D day had failed

    Fair enough and my perception of Rundstedt is very likely coloured by his first two campaigns. Not sure about him "following a script" though, the so called Manstein plan was prepared on Runstedt's...
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    Re: The name of the rose (series)

    John Connery? Are you Sea about that? Christian Bale? Don't mean to Slate your memory...

    I have to say Turturro as William of Baskerville is jarring, is it going to become a Big Lebowski reunion?...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Old chap you are preaching. The Bible nowhere says that "ze jews control banking".

    As for predestination, it makes the concept of sin a joke, how can we choose to sin if God made us do it before...
  24. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Should've taken off the ski mask.
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    Re: What if D day had failed

    I agree with the gist of your post but I'd like to quibble about A and B team membership. Rommel gave sound advice on the situation in the West in 1943-1944, predicted the landing sites and was...
  26. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Yep, couldn't agree more.



    Strong governments and wealthy societies become the victims of their own success. the British Empire had a good run as "top nation" and acquired a wealth of enemies...
  27. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Its a pretty pointless thread. I think the main gist was "left wing people hit a gay non-white man".



    I agree with this, if you're at a political rally not showing your face is a declaration...
  28. Re: Did the Romans know there were other lands such as in China, Russia, India, Mongolia, Southern Africa, etc?

    It's at least a stunning coincidence that an ancient explorer had an experience matching local conditions so closely. It makes the journey at least plausible.

    Ditto the circumnavigation by the...
  29. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    I don't accept your puerile moieties any more than I accept your woolly logic.



    ..so if a "side" has any immoral element all its adherents need to stop talking talking? "Your side" harvests...
  30. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Yet to be established although at first blush he's no more than a fellow traveler. Its relevant because they start fights for attention. Seeing the start of the fight would put it all to bed.


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  31. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    You have identified the People's Republic of China as "your side". "Your side" has literal Ministries of Truth, massive internet censorship and the arbitrary detention of journalists for reporting...
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    Re: 2019 Iran - USA War... Almost

    They already successfully invaded; they're in charge right now. The US is the only power with anti-emu capability.




    First draft of love letter from Donny Fragile Feet to the Grand Mufti...
  33. Re: To my surprise, I just learn today a Jew can discriminate another Jew racially in Israel

    We'd cal them Arses too lol.

    Actually in Australia we'd call them yobs/yobbos (increasingly rare), larrikans (archaic-currently the word larrikan has the sense of cheerful rogue, "lovable...
  34. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    I'm getting schooled in this thread, is the "fourth degree" getting arrest or into a major punch up?


    There's a history of extremist violence in the US, from the KKK to communists and anarchists...
  35. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Can't make up my mind if he's seen things you people wouldn't believe, or he met her in a pub in Grafton Street.

    edit; stout guy getting pepper-sprayed is wearing an Akubra Cattleman? I have that...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Thank you for the correction, it seems Infidel and basics were correct. Good to have my ignorance enlightened.

    If I may change tack, there's a stream of thought in the OT about marriage to foreign...
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    Keen to see the start of the fight with Ngo, so we can put my fake Proud Boys rumour to bed.



    Its fascinating googling these freaks. There's a comedian called Vic Berger who stitches them up in...
  38. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Well that covers the period I looked at it, stupid mistake by me and thank you for correcting my ignorance, and my error in suggesting it said he was a Proud Boy.

    I don't like journalists one...
  39. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Yes please.

    BTW atrocious spelling error on my part (corrected now) I meant to say "Can't ask" not "an' ask" whatever that means. Poor posting by me, apologies and not attempting a "gotcha-stealth...
  40. Re: Portland has fallen: the post-apocalyptic result of unchecked leftism.

    Sorry to disappoint you.



    Well he's a blgger/opinion piece scribe, lets not insult him by calling him a journalist.

    I strongly feel most journalists to be scum. Look at the scum journalists...
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