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    Today is the 150th anniversary of the start of the US Civil War

    And the world is still not free of civil wars or slavery, though the US is for the moment. Let's hope the day comes when such tragedies are permanently in our past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42 View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by bayern View Post
    We Did!
    Damn right.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    Civil War.....bad name in our case.

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    Hard to believe the War of Northern Aggression is still going on too!
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

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    Civil War is defined as a war to control a common government. The South wanted to form its own government and be independent was my meaning.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Civil War.....bad name in our case.
    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Civil War is defined as a war to control a common government. The South wanted to form its own government and be independent was my meaning.
    And it wasn't very civil....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    Hard to believe the War of Northern Aggression is still going on too!
    You can't get away with that any more, dude. You moved north.

    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    You can't get away with that any more, dude. You moved north.

    He's the advance guard.
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    I'm behind enemy lines!
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

    Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman

 

 

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