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Old 01-09-2011, 13:05   #181
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Almost sounds like life in the Prussian Army of Frederick the Great.
Or the French Army of Nepoleon, or the Mongols of Genghis Khan. There were hundreds of them. Ivan the Terrible also comes to mind.
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Or the French Army of Nepoleon, or the Mongols of Genghis Khan. There were hundreds of them. Ivan the Terrible also comes to mind.
Or Wounded Knee and a few euthanistic others.... and that was just with the Indians...
Its not your hearing that should worry you mate... more like your 3 R's...
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Old 01-09-2011, 13:21   #183
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Or Wounded Knee and a few euthanistic others.... and that was just with the Indians...
Its not your hearing that should worry you mate... more like your 3 R's...
The Lakota did not fare well at Wounded Knee. But my heritage runs more to the Cheorkee.

euthanistic ? That the 3 R's your speaking of?

Don't take all the fun out of it by counting off for spelling and grammer.
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I like how some are using the excuse of "some other group" to explain why it's OK to fly the flag of a muddering theiving group because there are some other known muddering groups etc. in the past or present. Using this one can find some group to justify anything!
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Euthanistic Incilnation

Your euthanistic inclinations increase my request
and raise it upon the last reliefable level
Your euthanastic inclinations are embedded in white calla
and change death into a drunken end

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Henry Friedlander provides a compelling and accurate portrayal of the origins of the Holocaust in the elimination of the mentally ill and physically handicapped. He starts with a description of the origins of German theories of racial superiority based upon social Darwinism which began long before the Nazis came to power. Many German physicians believed that the handicapped were a burden to society and that one of Medicine's chief functions was to be merciful and weed out the lame and feeble and remove them, painlessly, of course. With the advent of National Socialism and coming to power of Adolf Hitler, these doctors willingly joined in the sterilization and euthanistic practices of the Master Race. Gypsies and Jews were the main groups selected but all handicapped were gathered up. The author describes in detail the frustrations experienced by these teutonic genetic warriors because they could not more efficiently kill and maim and remove the untermeunschen. This book is a nightmare which can happen again. The world still witnesses the open genocide of Central Europe and parts of Africa and Asia. While Hitler's bodily presence has been gone for 55 years, his philosophical dementia remains with us. This book is an excellent reminder of science misused and politicized.
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Re: Jolly Roger, Pirates and Political Correctness

Methinks this thread is devolving into other strings in a rapid fashion.
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Methinks this thread is devolving into other strings in a rapid fashion.
They eventually do.. once the OP's intention is lost or been devolved around post 16 or so.....
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I fly a Jolly Rodger to symbolize my freedom and general "stick it to the man" attitude. ...
To communicate that message, I'd fly something like the "Don't Tread on Me" flag. But maybe that would be too patriotic for some.
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Euthanistic Incilnation

Your euthanistic inclinations increase my request
and raise it upon the last reliefable level
Your euthanastic inclinations are embedded in white calla
and change death into a drunken end

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Henry Friedlander provides a compelling and accurate portrayal of the origins of the Holocaust in the elimination of the mentally ill and physically handicapped. He starts with a description of the origins of German theories of racial superiority based upon social Darwinism which began long before the Nazis came to power. Many German physicians believed that the handicapped were a burden to society and that one of Medicine's chief functions was to be merciful and weed out the lame and feeble and remove them, painlessly, of course. With the advent of National Socialism and coming to power of Adolf Hitler, these doctors willingly joined in the sterilization and euthanistic practices of the Master Race. Gypsies and Jews were the main groups selected but all handicapped were gathered up. The author describes in detail the frustrations experienced by these teutonic genetic warriors because they could not more efficiently kill and maim and remove the untermeunschen. This book is a nightmare which can happen again. The world still witnesses the open genocide of Central Europe and parts of Africa and Asia. While Hitler's bodily presence has been gone for 55 years, his philosophical dementia remains with us. This book is an excellent reminder of science misused and politicized.
That I have to agree with you on. Although euthanistic is a spelling that I have not seen in reference to euthanasia. I do understand the meaning of the use here. May be one of those other side of the pond things.

The world must be on guard against such things. The UN is supposed to be watching out for this. But they turn a blind eye to the Sudan, and Africa in general.

I am thankful for where I was born. I am thankful I was able bodied enough to serve my country for the 12 years I was able. I fear, with the leaders of the free world today, being rather limp wristed, if this situation did rise it's ugly head again. The would simply look the other way. Untill it crouched at their own door.
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I like how some are using the excuse of "some other group" to explain why it's OK to fly the flag of a muddering theiving group because there are some other known muddering groups etc. in the past or present. Using this one can find some group to justify anything!
All I'm saying is that if you cant fly a pirate flag because 200 yrs ago people who did bad things flew it, then you probably shouldn't fly any national flag either, because most nations are responsible for much worse atrocities on a far larger scale, and probably a lot more recently....
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That I have to agree with you on. Although euthanistic is a spelling that I have not seen in reference to euthanasia. I do understand the meaning of the use here. May be one of those other side of the pond things.

The world must be on guard against such things. The UN is supposed to be watching out for this. But they turn a blind eye to the Sudan, and Africa in general.

I am thankful for where I was born. I am thankful I was able bodied enough to serve my country for the 12 years I was able. I fear, with the leaders of the free world today, being rather limp wristed, if this situation did rise it's ugly head again. The would simply look the other way. Untill it crouched at their own door.
ARRrrrrr..... Good man... brought us back on track to Pirate's....
The Somali's are amateurs compared to the big Corporates.... true Pirate's...
if there was a commercial return they'd soon play the puppeteer and pull our Leaders strings...
PS; Come to think of it... that's quite a popular/common flag on the big corporate charters in the Med and Carib... they've a sense of humour...
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No letters of marque, no flying pirate flag. Where do I apply for one?
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The Lakota did not fare well at Wounded Knee. But my heritage runs more to the Cheorkee...
As a (more of a) Cherokee, you might be familiar with the “Trail of Tears” (Indian Removal Bill). Another (not so) proud moment in North American history.
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As a (more of a) Cherokee, you might be familiar with the “Trail of Tears” (Indian Removal Bill). Another (not so) proud moment in North American history.
Yes, and I detest Andrew Jackson. An SOB of the first order, and an anti constitutionalist. He was the first in a long line of late.
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Re: Jolly Roger, Pirates and Political Correctness

I had a notion to rename my new boat “Jolly Roger” after Hook's ship, and because my name is Roger and I have been know to be quite Jolly—especially after a few pints of Boddingtons.
However, after reading all this stuff I’m not so sure. Would I not be welcome in some anchorages? Would it be just too complicated on the VHF “Hello, this is Roger from Jolly Roger, would you mind taking down your Jolly Roger—thank you, Roger and out.”
Mine is indeed a very much used name.
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