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    Re: Google News, September 19, 2019

    True enuf that. And all loyalties are bought and paid for in LAm.

    Still the game of politics must be played, on the world stage. As long as little Nicaragua wants to keep doing business with...
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    Re: Google News, September 19, 2019

    Maradiaga's only chance at winning campesino votes is to make secret alliances with the likes of the anti-canal farmers' association, university students' groups, &c. It's a damned long shot, I...
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    Re: Google News, September 19, 2019

    He gains nothing from martyrdom, but it'd bolster the USA's argument for intervention.

    He's a USA pawn being played in the gambit he could become king, IMO. A lot can happen in 2 years of heavy...
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    Re: Mid Nov

    That's the price for a round trip? What airline?

    That seems to be most airlines' game, for customers to act immediately, impulsively. Many a time I waited a day or so and the price always went...
  5. Re: Warning...this has nothing to do with Nicaragua....

    He/she robs a bank in Idaho, gets arrested, sentenced and fixed.

    Nicaragua seems so much more sane.
  6. Thread: A bit of spin

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    Re: A bit of spin

    I see a hurricane map in today's Times that shows it scooting up FL's east coast toward Jacksonville - in response to what you wrote?

    Canada's PM Trudeau tweeted, "‘I’m rooting for a direct hit on...
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    Two weeks ago I broke down and subscribed to the NYTimes, $1/wk for a year. Sure it ain't as simply factual as WSJ but it does some excellent analyses. Ignoring 99% of its leftie BS ranting makes...
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    Beached or stranded in the muck - thru which you'll have to carry out all your possessions. And hope that nobody robs your boat in the meanwhile.

    Our landlord in Leon jodido (on account of the...
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    How is it this year?

    When was the emancipation there, what year? Being as the Atlantic coast was part of 'British Honduras' or British territories at the time and England ended slavery in 1833,...
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    Re: A bit of spin

    While Nicaragua’s Ministry of Truth goes full-tilt Orwellian, some of us choose to rehash a bit of 150 year old local history, getting ‘civil’.



    True enuf that, but I wouldn’t say ‘scam’, tho...
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    Re: A bit of spin

    Dice 'em and slice 'em. Good discussion - I wouldn’t expect less from our TRN buddies.



    Good historians strain to be objective, not judgmental. It seems you’re confusing modern media...
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    Re: A bit of spin

    Opportunity. And those that grab it are by definition smarter. Under Left Rule bread & butter lefties get jobs, earn more money, get first grab at 'liberated' lands, and probably get laid more...
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    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...
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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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