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  1. Thread: A bit of spin

    by Daddy-YO
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    Re: A bit of spin

    No one in a free country can erase History, but all histories are continuously revised as more is learned, uncovered. And because people today are better able to understand what it all meant. A few...
  2. Thread: A bit of spin

    by Daddy-YO
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    Sure there are still plenty of wolves now cloaked with blue & white sheepskin. Nonetheless, it's a psychological victory, albeit a small one. Nicaragua is after all one sovereign country. Yet for...
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    Re: Google News, August 22, 2019

    Here's a photo of Nica folk dancing in 1970, before the Somozas' shit hit the fan of Nicaraguan public intolerance:

    https://content.wdl.org/2794/thumbnail/1403113739/616x510.jpg

    Rather real,...
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    Re: Google News, August 19, 2019

    Long overdue. Dump the red & black flags and attend to the business of governing.

    Google finds this answer to the question, "What does the red and black flag mean?"
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    Re: old temple/structure by pearl lagoon

    Here's a publication from U.FL describing the site near Pearl Lagoon that includes photos, maps & sketches,
    https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/06/19/61/00800/20-14.pdf
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    Re: old temple/structure by pearl lagoon

    I often wondered about the lack of Mayan ruins in Nicaragua, so I looked up what you mention. South of Laguna de Perla near the town of KukraHill are the ruins of a civilization that pre-dated the...
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    Re: S#!t people from SJDS say....

    I could use something like that to keep my lawn groomed and fertilized. Just keepin' up with my fellow suburbanites in the English tradition (even tho we revolted!). Otherwise what's the purpose of...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    An Earthship passive & active solar home in Ontario makes use of 'thermal masses' to save on energy consumption and catches rainwater in cisterns and recycles grey water for indoor food production. A...
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    Re: New Transito Scam

    Hey, now that you mention it . . . Remember the kerfuffle in Cuba (& parts of China) where US State Dep't employees (esp., CIA folk) suffered unexplained brain injuries? "Victims felt bursts of...
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    Re: New Transito Scam

    My WAG: using surveillance gear purchased from Israel they'd listen into our conversation via cellphones (not in use) and scope our recent journey by tapping the car's GPS. Any talk related to arms...
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    Re: New Transito Scam

    A few months back I rented a new Toyota Corolla from Casa Pellas for a week of touring Nicaragua. It flew; I passed everything on the highways. Never stopped by transito. Coming back from the...
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    Re: The Residency: Feb 5, 2019

    Wow, that's a considerable reduction for household goods. Of course, for you it's just icing on the cake you've built over the years of shuttle homesteading 'tourism'. Still I trust you'll max it...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    History may be the most prejudiced of the liberal arts. The 'Heritage' video is misleading.
    "The game of basketball as it is known today was created by Dr. James Naismith in December 1891 in...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    A cute bit. But a totally contentious interpretation of history, with sarcasm bordering on the venomous.

    "American colonists had sparked a world war..." Indeed? As if the French needed an...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Balderdash! "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the...
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    Re: Manuel Guillén's cartoons 2019

    "SI NADA COMO PATO ..." If it swims like a duck ...

    Whose face is on all the bottles of CORRUPTOL medicine?
    National Assembly President Gustavo Porras?
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    Re: Google News, June 12, 2019

    Yes, Chamorro sold the railroad in 1990 to help cover some of the civil war debts, as advised by the top neocons 'helping' the recovery. People in Leon are still upset about it. The station there...
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    Re: Google News, June 12, 2019

    Among the 16 development projects that have(?) funding (total $0.98 billion) and begin this year is a 3-yr (2-yr?) plan to install solar panels on Corn Island capable of generating 2.1MW and a...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Drew up his plans at Booz-Allen while waiting for work to be assigned him, huh?
    Why is it the smart ones with common sense drop out of intelligence jobs early?
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    An intelligent idiot - entertaining!

    My first LAm suicide shower had to be connected by throwing a bare two-bar knife switch mounted beside it on the shower wall. That gave me pause to ponder:...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Re: building your dream home on the cheap in Nicaragua, out of spare parts, why not just drive an RV down on your new resident's allowance? (And buy cheap lots to park on all over the country for a...
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    Re: A shit brickhouse

    You've Got Dung! Amazon Is Delivering Cow Pies In India
    from Goats and Soda, STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD, Jan 6, 2016...
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    Re: Footnotes on being in Leon & Managua

    Written a couple years ago, this is more relevant re-posting here:

    Noise? I guess I’ve grown accustomed to it. Admittedly the mortar bombs that the church lobs over our heads on religious...
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    Re: Footnotes on being in Leon & Managua

    Into Managua on Monday to get permission from Migracion (visa de salida) for our boy to leave Nicaragua with us on our upcoming trip back to the States. All went surprisingly smoothly with little...
  25. Thread: The Well Guy

    by Daddy-YO
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    Re: The Well Guy

    "... an appropriate hat"
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