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Post by Tero » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:03 pm

CNN)Derek Harris, a Louisiana man who was sentenced to life in prison for selling less than $30 worth of marijuana, has been freed after nearly a decade behind bars.

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Post by rainbow » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:41 pm

Sean Hayden wrote:
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I can't work out why Rodney left. Is there a clue in that there video?
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Post by Hermit » Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:55 am

rainbow wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:41 pm
Sean Hayden wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:47 pm
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I can't work out why Rodney left. Is there a clue in that there video?
There is a clue in the link I provided in my previous post. ;)
So you talk about mobs and the working classes as if they were the question. You've got that eternal idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor. Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists. - G.K. Chesterton

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Post by rainbow » Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:14 am

Hermit wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:55 am
rainbow wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:41 pm
Sean Hayden wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:47 pm
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I can't work out why Rodney left. Is there a clue in that there video?
There is a clue in the link I provided in my previous post. ;)
Reminds me of Jerry Springer. How I miss that show.
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Post by rainbow » Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:14 am

Hermit wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:55 am
rainbow wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:41 pm
Sean Hayden wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:47 pm
?
I can't work out why Rodney left. Is there a clue in that there video?
There is a clue in the link I provided in my previous post. ;)
Reminds me of Jerry Springer. How I miss that show.
Violence without swearing, so refined.
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Re: Only in America

Post by BarnettNewman » Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:19 pm

Hermit wrote:
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Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:47 pm
That's Chelcie Lynn with her " cousin Crystal".
Trailer Parks Boys did all of this first. They’re OG. Even that lady behind her looks like Bubbles.


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Re: Only in America

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BarnettNewman wrote:
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Trailer Parks Boys did all of this first. They’re OG. Even that lady behind her looks like Bubbles.
Quite frankly, shows that focus on ragging the unwashed masses are not my cup of tea. I never even heard of either of these two until Sean and you brought them up.
So you talk about mobs and the working classes as if they were the question. You've got that eternal idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor. Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists. - G.K. Chesterton

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Post by JimC » Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:18 pm

Hermit wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:13 pm
BarnettNewman wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:19 pm
Trailer Parks Boys did all of this first. They’re OG. Even that lady behind her looks like Bubbles.
Quite frankly, shows that focus on ragging the unwashed masses are not my cup of tea. I never even heard of either of these two until Sean and you brought them up.
Well, if it was a wet soapy rag they wouldn't be unwashed anymore! :smoke:
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Re: Only in America

Post by laklak » Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:36 pm

I've watched Trailer Park Boys. Hell, I lived Trailer Park Boys.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Re: Only in America

Post by Hermit » Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:36 pm

JimC wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:18 pm
Hermit wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:13 pm
BarnettNewman wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:19 pm
Trailer Parks Boys did all of this first. They’re OG. Even that lady behind her looks like Bubbles.
Quite frankly, shows that focus on ragging the unwashed masses are not my cup of tea. I never even heard of either of these two until Sean and you brought them up.
Well, if it was a wet soapy rag they wouldn't be unwashed anymore be Kath & Kim! :smoke:
So you talk about mobs and the working classes as if they were the question. You've got that eternal idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor. Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists. - G.K. Chesterton

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Re: Only in America

Post by Tero » Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:50 am

Walmart IS America
Everything happens there.
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Re: Only in America

Post by laklak » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:02 am

Somebody needs to shoot that dude.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Re: Only in America

Post by Tero » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:44 am

That's where the guns are.

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Re: Only in America

Post by L'Emmerdeur » Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:24 am

Sort of belongs in this thread, though I expect that similar entertainments exist in other parts of the world.

'At This Water Park Bloody Gashes Were the Price of Admission'
As explained by former staffers and attendees (as well as narrator John Hodgman), the Cannonball Loop was so treacherous that [park owner] Mulvihill (known, lovingly, as “Uncle Gene”) bribed employees with $100 just to test it. Upon briefly opening in 1985, it was a predictable disaster, with riders emerging with bloody lacerations that they received when their faces smashed into the top spot of the Loop where prior riders’ teeth had become embedded in the inside wall.

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