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Old 02-12-2010, 07:44 PM   #1
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Take FYM's top 4 threads and you have America's undeclared civil war in microcosm

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Old 02-12-2010, 07:54 PM   #2
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FYM's civil war in microcosm:

Indy 500: Thank God I live in a country where a civil war cleaned out our racist tendencies. Oh, wait. The 2008 presidential election.

BVS: That's revisionist history if I've ever seen it.

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For the record, I can't really work it out, despite the apparent flipness of my thread title. I don't think for a second it's all about Obama, or Bush, or even Nixon. It seems to be a long thread. The 19th century 'know nothings'? The other civil war. Curdled Cold War ideology? The legacy of Roosevelt's 12-year tenure and resentment thereof? etc.

Who knows.
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:56 PM   #4
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Press Play, gang.
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Cute, LemonMelon!
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For the record, I can't really work it out, despite the apparent flipness of my thread title. I don't think for a second it's all about Obama, or Bush, or even Nixon. It seems to be a long thread. The 19th century 'know nothings'? The other civil war. Curdled Cold War ideology? The legacy of Roosevelt's 12-year tenure and resentment thereof? etc.

Who knows.


"19th century 'know nothings'"

I don't know what you mean? A lot of knowledge was going on in the 19th century.

As far as Roosevelt being elected to four terms. Fine with me. The US Constitution did not place a term limit. The Republicans passed that restriction because they were upset a Democrat had been elected four times. A bad move by the Republicans.
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FYM's civil war in microcosm:

Indy 500: Thank God I live in a country where a civil war cleaned out our racist tendencies. Oh, wait. The 2008 presidential election.

BVS: That's revisionist history if I've ever seen it.

Deep: I

have nothing

to contribute

except

irresolute pot-stirring

Pfan: God, you're fucking dense.

<>: Nothing that socialized medicine can't fix dbs





Iron Horse: How 'bout that rebel from Nazareth?

LemonMelon:
Can this be stickied?
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:45 PM   #8
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"19th century 'know nothings'"

I don't know what you mean? A lot of knowledge was going on in the 19th century.

As far as Roosevelt being elected to four terms. Fine with me. The US Constitution did not place a term limit. The Republicans passed that restriction because they were upset a Democrat had been elected four times. A bad move by the Republicans.
Not really what I meant, on either count.

1. The so called 'know-nothings' were a nativist party or movement of sorts in the 19th century US, weren't they?

2. Basically, I refer to the New Deal.
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Very good, LM. I lol'd
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Not really what I meant, on either count.

1. The so called 'know-nothings' were a nativist party or movement of sorts in the 19th century US, weren't they?

2. Basically, I refer to the New Deal.

Thanks for your reply,

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1. The so called 'know-nothings' were a nativist party or movement of sorts in the 19th century US, weren't they?
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FYM's civil war in microcosm:

Indy 500: Thank God I live in a country where a civil war cleaned out our racist tendencies. Oh, wait. The 2008 presidential election.
I enjoyed the whole post. Good parody.

But since a black man won in 2008 it rather supports my belief that America is indeed one of the least racists countries. And if you disagree you must be Swiss.
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LemonMelon, one of the best posts in FYM (revisionist)history
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Well done LM. Wish I could put it in my sig.
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I second the sticky on LM's post. Should be required introductory reading for FYM newbies.
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