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Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 January 2018, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Lainie
I'm not sure the Cliven incident fits this one....

I'm not sure the Cliven incident fits this one. Civilians aiming guns at cops isn't exactly a traditional view of power and control, and the people involved (affluent white guys, mostly) were not at...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 July 2016, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Lainie
"I was practicing braiding. I never imagined that...

"I was practicing braiding. I never imagined that constructing a makeshift rope would lead people to think I would try to escape. It's absurd." :rolleyes:

Yes, it's speculation, but it's...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 February 2016, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Lainie
AIUI, the last four made a point of camping...

AIUI, the last four made a point of camping outside the buildings to prove (at least in their minds) that they weren't occupying.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 February 2016, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Lainie
AIUI, many or most of the residents agree with...

AIUI, many or most of the residents agree with some of the original points behind the protests. But they're sick of strangers using their town as a stage.

I found this part of the story TL linked...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 February 2016, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Well, we know you don't live there, Ms. Berg.

Well, we know you don't live there, Ms. Berg.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 January 2016, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Lainie
They're in Oregon, but they're not all from...

They're in Oregon, but they're not all from Oregon. Some of them might have southern accents. I don't think it's a salient point either way.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 January 2016, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Lainie
That's not the only instance of locals asking...

That's not the only instance of locals asking them to leave, or express that they are not wanted, but I think you're probably right.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 January 2016, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Bundyites: We'll leave if the local people ask us...

Bundyites: We'll leave if the local people ask us to.
Locals: Please leave.
Bundyites: We might leave when we run out of reasons not to.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 January 2016, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Lainie
You and Ganzfeld are not the only parties on this...

You and Ganzfeld are not the only parties on this message board.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 January 2016, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Lainie
It's not like he's doing any good with his...

It's not like he's doing any good with his resources (although I suppose he'd disagree).

I don't think they should be allowed to come and go at will, but I really hope we're not delivering the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 January 2016, 01:01 AM
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Views: 223,228
Posted By Lainie
Mostly I'm seeing Facebook posts mocking them.

Mostly I'm seeing Facebook posts mocking them.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 January 2016, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Understood. Maybe a more relevant question...

Understood.

Maybe a more relevant question would be whether Hammond ran those comments by his attorney before making them. Neither of us can answer that, of course, but I can make a guess. :-)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 January 2016, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Lainie
If I didn't care about the answer, I wouldn't...

If I didn't care about the answer, I wouldn't have asked the question. But it was a question, not a judgment, and certainly not a demand that you agree with me on a position that you imagine I have...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 January 2016, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Was that after the building was "occupied"? There...

Was that after the building was "occupied"? There were other protests before that.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 January 2016, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Link...

Link (http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/05/us/oregon-wildlife-refuge-armed-protest/index.html)

I don't think they could be much clearer on that point.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 January 2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 223,228
Posted By Lainie
Maybe they mixed up the words "prosecute" and...

Maybe they mixed up the words "prosecute" and "persecute." That's a common error.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 September 2014, 10:06 PM
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Views: 223,228
Posted By Lainie
That was exactly my thought.

That was exactly my thought.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 May 2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Without my having to pay anything out of my own...

Without my having to pay anything out of my own pocket for it.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 April 2014, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Lainie
He apparently thinks the entire civil rights...

He apparently thinks the entire civil rights movement was MLK's "job" and his alone (with maybe some help from Rosa Parks, whom he also mentioned), in addition to some mindblowingly ignorant things...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 April 2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Lainie
From a CNN interview: ...

From a CNN interview:
(http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/24/politics/cliven-bundy-interview/)



I don't think Mr. Bundy knows much about sharecropping.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 April 2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 223,228
Posted By Lainie
Cliven Bundy: Martin Luther King Jr. Would've...

Cliven Bundy: Martin Luther King Jr. Would've Wanted Me to Be Able to Call Black People "Nigroes"...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 April 2014, 04:58 PM
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Views: 223,228
Posted By Lainie
Aw, gotcha.

Aw, gotcha.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 April 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 223,228
Posted By Lainie
His previous "complaints" were already...

His previous "complaints" were already nonsense.
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