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« Reply #1100 on: December 31, 2018, 06:19:09 PM »
My 2019 New Year gift to the Forum - a fantastic discovery, the autobiography of President Trump's childhood.

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/58566/58566-h/58566-h.htm

The Project Gutenberg eBook, Travels and Adventures of Little Baron Trump
 and His Wonderful Dog Bulger

Short account of one of the little Baron’s most celebrated ancestors, called “The Armless Knight.” His wonderful strength and bravery. How he followed Cœur de Lion to the Orient. His brilliant exploits on the battle-field, under the walls of Joppa. His marriage in the presence of Saladin and Cœur de Lion.

"I come from one of the most ancient and honorable families of North Germany—famous for its valor and love of adventure.

One of my ancestors, when just entering the twenties heard at his father’s table one morning, that England’s great King Cœur de Lion was about to lead an army against the infidels."[/size]

and so on and on and on .................................... - for example

CHAPTER III.
My birth. The elder Baron reads my horoscope. Birth of Bulger. The elder Baron puts on mud-shoes and goes out for a walk. What he discovers. My wonderful precocity. My love for Bulger. My terrible fall into the lake of mud. How the Melodious Sneezers in their mud-shoes attempted to rescue me. Their failure. Bulger comes to their assistance. How I was dug out and restored to my mother. Remarkable effect of the warm mud on my head and brain. The Melodious Sneezers are afraid of me. My fondness for arithmetic and languages. Our farewell to the Melodious Sneezers, and return home. How I discharged my tutors, and how the elder Baron forced them to pay for the instruction I had given them.
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« Reply #1101 on: December 31, 2018, 08:53:46 PM »
Happy New Year, G.
There's more than a little of Monty Python in your recommendation, I suspect! Except it's happening in real life...
'The parrot's not dead, it's only asleep!'
Thanks for your (almost) daily data updates, insights, and humour through the past year. I look forward to more 'theories that belong to me'... :)
RC
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« Reply #1102 on: December 31, 2018, 10:21:13 PM »
^^ seconded ^^ :) b.c.
be the cause of only good
and love all beings as you should
and the 'God' of all Creation
will .. through you .. transform all nations :)

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« Reply #1103 on: January 01, 2019, 03:33:52 AM »
Happy New Year, G.
There's more than a little of Monty Python in your recommendation, I suspect! Except it's happening in real life...
'The parrot's not dead, it's only asleep!'

I suspect that Monty Python owes a debt to Baron Trump, Copyright, 1889, BY INGERSOLL LOCKWOOD.
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« Reply #1104 on: January 01, 2019, 07:32:56 AM »

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I suspect that Monty Python owes a debt to Baron Trump, Copyright, 1889, BY INGERSOLL LOCKWOOD.
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What an amazing find!!!
Either somebody has put in a tremendous amount of time and effort producing a satire, or truth really is strange than fiction!
Baron Trump...It's too much!

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« Reply #1105 on: January 01, 2019, 02:37:01 PM »

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« Reply #1106 on: February 01, 2019, 03:00:06 PM »
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« Reply #1107 on: February 02, 2019, 05:22:38 PM »
That´s a pretty powerful picture, thanks!

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« Reply #1108 on: February 14, 2019, 02:33:54 AM »
“There are three classes of people: those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

Insensible before the wave so soon released by callous fate. Affected most, they understand the least, and understanding, when it comes, invariably arrives too late

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« Reply #1109 on: February 15, 2019, 01:02:36 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/feb/15/this-is-literally-the-biggest-news-story-in-the-world

This is literally the biggest news story in the world
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Note how First Dog gets it right - Climate Change is the coup de grâce that finishes the job of extermination of the web of life.
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« Reply #1110 on: February 18, 2019, 04:14:23 PM »
YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47279253
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« Reply #1111 on: April 25, 2019, 01:40:39 PM »
Well, the dodo has a point, but then who is going to teach the course?
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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« Reply #1113 on: April 29, 2019, 08:22:20 PM »
https://twitter.com/Sustainable2050/status/1122727213168779266

"Climate change has two causes: human activity and human inactivity"