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|1 week 1 day ago||Oh.||
At first, I thought you meant "someone in the United Kingdom," but your anecdote didn't make any sense.
I think I get it now. Now it reminds me of an old joke about "Kentucky Jelly."
|3 weeks 9 hours ago||Someone||
must have told you not to run with a scissors, or history would read differently.
|3 weeks 9 hours ago||Douglass Blackmon,||
among others, has written a book about the re-enslavement of black americans in the Deep South after the collapse of tepid federal reconstruction efforts at nation-building efforts. The continued practice of involuntary servitude was finally addressed by FDR's Attorney General Francis Biddle's Circular no. 3591, which directed the feds to prosecute peonage offenses under laws that had gone unused since the Reconstruction Era. Based on the announcement date of December 12, 1941, it is hard to see this as a purely humanitarian concern apart from it's function as war propaganda.
I think a similar situation arises in the MLK era as US efforts to push the US neocolonial regime of indebtedness and service economy on Africa through AID and local ambassadors was beset by (literally) inflammatory images from the US Deep South. At this point, with a global empire including Africa on the line, it is no surprise that MLK and other organizers started to find help from the feds in Oxford, MS and Tuscaloosa and Selma, AL.
Any propaganda value MLK offered to the high-level interests of the USG would have come to an end with MLK's "Beyond Vietnam" speech at Riverside Church in Manhattan on April 4, 1967. He charactered the thoughts of his critics -- "Peace and civil rights don't mix." This was the reaction in editorials in the NYT (pdf) on 4-7-67 and the WaPo on 4-6-67, as well as those of the NAACP and Ralph Bunche. The WaPo title, "A Tragedy," contains almost an element of threat. MLK was dead a year later.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||The old parties||
before 1964 were governing coalitions composed of disparate components; this is a consequence of the winner-take-all non-proportional system of apportioning representation under the US system.
As a sign of this inconsistency in each party, the roll call for the 1964 Voting Rights Act, HR 7151 was: R: Aye 136, No 35; D: Aye: 152, No 91; and the roll call for the 1965 Voting Rights Act, HR 6400 was: R: Aye 111, No 23 and D: Aye 221, No 62.
This inconsistency was part of what made the party platform in presidential election years so significant and contentious.
When Goldwater sought to expand the Republican voter base in the Deep South by cashing in on white supremist backlash to the the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the 1964 presidential election (this was an early abortive trial run of Nixon's "Southern Strategy" of 1968), he met spirited resistance to the idea of turning the Republican Party into an overtly conservative party from Mit Romney's dad, George, governer of Michigan. Romney abstained from campaigning for Goldwater, and later wrote a letter (scroll to end of article for full text) to him on December 21, 1964 detailing his concerns about the nascent "Southern Strategy"; it was published in the NYT on 12-26-66. Romney's feelings about a whites-only strategy are summarized below:
A different kind of cross-party split is emerging in modern times, after the Democratic Party moved under the Clintons to re-establish its status as a fully establishment party with financial contributor lists increasingly similar to those of the Republican Party (eg D, R). This new split is highlighted by the roll call for the (Justin)Amash Amendment, H-Amdt. 413 to HR 2397 (Defense Appropriations) on 7-27-13, immediately post-Edward-Snowden era. The amendment sought to end NSA mass data collection on US citizens without warrant, and failed by 15 votes. The vote was R: Aye 94 No 134 and D: Aye 111 No 83.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||The lesser-known King:||
Beyond Vietnam (recording and printed text);
Mountaintop (recording and printed text).
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Despite||
the AL's adoption of the DH in 1969, baseball has been an essentially one-platoon sport, as was football until Fritz Crisler intiated the shift to the two-platoon system ca. 1945. Baseball has not made this transition despite the asymmetric and hybrid institution of the DH starting in 1969 in the AL only.
Otherwise, this aspect of baseball remains essentially the same it has been for the last 167 years. Perhaps this is just a holdover; it makes the professional game look more like the sport Americans grow up playing in the streets and in their back yards.
If the argument is that people don't want to watch adult professionals pretending to be amateurs, then why stop with the pitchers? Why should a terrific batter be held back because he can't throw or catch at any position. The ultimate reduction of your argument would be a complete two-platoon system such as there is in professional and college football (although, to my knowledge, not among 10-year-olds playing in their back yards and in the streets).
Why not basketball as well? Who wants to watch a magical 3-point shooter flounder on defense?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I was waiting||
for this one. Has it been that long?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||If he took personel control||
of the 49ers, they could save on Baalke's salary.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Shouldn't "while"||
have been "whilst?"
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I had no idea||
such a thing existed.
What the fuck kind of rule is that?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Sounds like||
you've read your Chuang Tzu.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Seduced her||
with his Michigan gear.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I thought||
Kuwait was slant-drilling Iraq's oil.
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||You mean||
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||SEC crocodile tears.||
I nearly threw up in my mouth:
It should say "pwecious." And what about the football players' "pwecious" rights to actually receive the scholarships they committed to, this being the LSU of Elliot Porter and all that?
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||I'll do it instead.||
This is the football version of voter suppression.
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||I like the campaign speech||
he gave for those who wanted to draft him to run for president in, I think, 1868:
"If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve."
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||Maybe she thought you meant||
|4 weeks 9 hours ago||Until||
ESPN decides otherwise.
|4 weeks 9 hours ago||Edit.||
From reading the article, it doesn't look to me like that was in Long's province as chair of College Football Playoff Selection Committee.
|4 weeks 10 hours ago||May go like this:|
|4 weeks 10 hours ago||I think he could do both.||
And the Toys-R-Us tie-in will put us on the fast track to filling the void where a fuzzy kid-friendly mascot on the sidelines needs to be.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Don't let it||
weigh you down.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||It should help||
pull him in.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||This||
is what I call a "gravity experiment."
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Nothing||
is under-rated, and I believe it is at the heart of Zen Buddhism.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Surf's||
|4 weeks 1 day ago||This prediction||
is not aging well.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Good luck||
on defense (things are usually in the bag by defense time, are they not?).
If you get anything tasty from your inquiries tomorrow, why not open a thread on the board afterword to keep us in the loop?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Or maybe||
a joke about shit calls in the MSU game.
Wait a minute; that's not funny.