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America - its all a bit odd...

The point of the tradition was that finger bowls were removed for that reason, over 250 years ago (likely between the '15 and the '45 rebellions; after 1746, the Jacobites gave in and accepted defeat). Anyone doing it since, was an attention-seeker or a poseur...

I've sat in a fair number of formal dinners, and I haven't ever seen a finger bowl - mainly because we use knives and forks these days...

You do remember that this is the "odd American" thread, don't you?
As they have not mastered the use of the knife and fork (except to spear and stab) the majority of the food is designed to be eaten with the fingers.
Hot Dogs, burgers, ribs, fried chicken, turkey drumsticks, pizzas, corn dogs, tacos, burritos, Po boys, club sandwiches, onion rings, bagels, corn on the cob, buffalo wings and so. All designed so they don't embarrass themselves when not knowing which fork, spoon or knife to use.

And when they do use one of these funny metal things, it's just one hand and stab the meat with the knife before transferring the fork to one hand and scooping or stabbing.

Tch

Oh, and after a dish of those "zesty" buffalo wings, you need a washing up bowl and fairy liquid to get the stuff off before it rots the skin on your fingers let alone a bloody finger bowl.
 
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Because it’s ‘free speech’ - not speech that only the mainstream like and hopefully no one gets offended and changes the goal post.
Speech is saying "I am a Nazi". Legal, but twattish.

When you start ACTING like a Nazi when people object (free speech!) to your sick fantasies then you should be put down with extreme prejudice.

I really cannot see how anyone educated post 1945, can have any sympathy at all for anyone who wants to be a Nazi. It seems to me to be an absolute no brainer that they are self evidently sick puppies who should be treated at best with contempt for their inadequacies, and at worst as dangerously malfunctioning human beings.
 
Speech is saying "I am a Nazi". Legal, but twattish.

When you start ACTING like a Nazi when people object (free speech!) to your sick fantasies then you should be put down with extreme prejudice.

I really cannot see how anyone educated post 1945, can have any sympathy at all for anyone who wants to be a Nazi. It seems to me to be an absolute no brainer that they are self evidently sick puppies who should be treated at best with contempt for their inadequacies, and at worst as dangerously malfunctioning human beings.
Does that also apply to socialists?
 
Speech is saying "I am a Nazi". Legal, but twattish.

When you start ACTING like a Nazi when people object (free speech!) to your sick fantasies then you should be put down with extreme prejudice.

I really cannot see how anyone educated post 1945, can have any sympathy at all for anyone who wants to be a Nazi. It seems to me to be an absolute no brainer that they are self evidently sick puppies who should be treated at best with contempt for their inadequacies, and at worst as dangerously malfunctioning human beings.
The major fault in your argument is she trespassed and stole his flag. Demonstrate outside his house and make his life miserable, but don’t break the law.
Free speech is free speech. That means we give it to everybody. Tough concept, I know.
 
The major fault in your argument is she trespassed and stole his flag. Demonstrate outside his house and make his life miserable, but don’t break the law.
Free speech is free speech. That means we give it to everybody. Tough concept, I know.
Not for the hardcore left. Free speech is only agreeing with them, anything else is hate speech and must be suppressed. They are just as bad as the Nazi’s.
 
Speech is saying "I am a Nazi". Legal, but twattish.

When you start ACTING like a Nazi when people object (free speech!) to your sick fantasies then you should be put down with extreme prejudice.

I really cannot see how anyone educated post 1945, can have any sympathy at all for anyone who wants to be a Nazi. It seems to me to be an absolute no brainer that they are self evidently sick puppies who should be treated at best with contempt for their inadequacies, and at worst as dangerously malfunctioning human beings.
It seems like the difference between admiration and intent.

Someone can state that they think Hitler / Mussolini / Stalin had the right idea on how to run a country and that's fine.

Stating that Jews / communists / kulaks should be rounded up and euthanised has crossed the line into actively calling for murder.

While Mr Nazi is probably a racist moron I can't see how flying a nazi flag is breaking the law in the US. That Nietzsche quote about becoming monsters is applicable again, some people are so quick to accuse others of being fascists they are unable to see themselves trampling all over the basic right to be left alone unless you are breaking the law.
 
Does anyone actually use sock suspenders? They look like gateway clothing to becoming a transvestite.
The USAF wear them in 'Blues' dress. During training they have this bizarre set up where one end of an elastic strap attaches to the sock and the other end to the bottom of the shirt: Each leg front and back. In somebody's screwed up mind, this keeps the shirt tucked in and the socks pulled up.

Like this:

shirt_garters-2.jpg
 
certainly is

you're getting wet aren't you?


In your desire to normalise the Traitors' Rag (and the utter surrender of the Confederacy), you seem to be determined to miss the point: Scotland didn't surrender to England; it took it over 8)
And Bugsy was SAS.....


You might want to read up on the 1772 legal case of Somersett v. Stewart, that effectively banned slavery in England. I agree that it didn't result in an instant end to slavery, but it certainly put the writing on the wall.

Yes banned, but slaves still held were slaves until after 1833 in fact HM government had to buy the slaves to free them to reimburse for the loss of property.

even then by law the former slaves had to give the former owners 45 hours of unpaid labor each week for the next 4 years

AIUI, this is how all right-thinking US Army soldiers should deal with Confederates:

Both my great Grandfathers served in the Irish brigade of the union army. One lost a leg at Fredericksburg on Marye's Heights
 
Speech is saying "I am a Nazi". Legal, but twattish.

When you start ACTING like a Nazi when people object (free speech!) to your sick fantasies then you should be put down with extreme prejudice.

I really cannot see how anyone educated post 1945, can have any sympathy at all for anyone who wants to be a Nazi. It seems to me to be an absolute no brainer that they are self evidently sick puppies who should be treated at best with contempt for their inadequacies, and at worst as dangerously malfunctioning human beings.
IIRC in the 70's the American Nazis decided to march through Skokie Illinois, a borough with many holocaust survivors lived. town denied the permit to march the ACLU took it to the supreme court and the SCOTUS decided they indeed had a right to march swastika flags unfurled

justice Thurgood Marshall even agreed

The display of the swastika, as offensive to the principles of a free nation as the memories it recalls may be, is symbolic political speech intended to convey to the public the beliefs of those who display it. It does not, in our opinion, fall within the definition of "fighting words," and that doctrine cannot be used here to overcome the heavy presumption against the constitutional validity of a prior restraint.

Nor can we find that the swastika, while not representing fighting words, is nevertheless so offensive and peace threatening to the public that its display can be enjoined. We do not doubt that the sight of this symbol is abhorrent to the Jewish citizens of Skokie, and that the survivors of the Nazi persecutions, tormented by their recollections, may have strong feelings regarding its display. Yet it is entirely clear that this factor does not justify enjoining defendants' speech.
 

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Does that also apply to socialists?


That depends on what you mean by 'socialists'. Words have different meanings in different places.
 

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The major fault in your argument is she trespassed and stole his flag. Demonstrate outside his house and make his life miserable, but don’t break the law.
Free speech is free speech. That means we give it to everybody. Tough concept, I know.


Do you think that shooting someone is a proportionate response to minor theft?
 
Do you think that shooting someone is a proportionate response to minor theft?

Of course not. As I said earlier - Stupid met crazy. The Neo Nazi was well within his rights to have her arrested though.

Depending on the evidence, he may get off the charge. Her defense was I was stealing and trespassing, because I don’t believe he has a right to his first amendment?
 

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Of course not. As I said earlier - Stupid met crazy. The Neo Nazi was well within his rights to have her arrested though.

Depending on the evidence, he may get off the charge. Her defense was I was stealing and trespassing, because I don’t believe he has a right to his first amendment?

So that's yes but no but yes but no answer. He may get off the charge of shooting someone because she tried to steal his flag.

It's got **** all to do with amendments.

Sher tried to steal a piece of cloth. He shot her.
 
That depends on what you mean by 'socialists'. Words have different meanings in different places.
Yes I know. But for an extreme right to exist their has to be an extreme left.

But just as the Hitler lovers are revolting, so are the left wing retards who think their ideologies are any better.
 
So that's yes but no but yes but no answer. He may get off the charge of shooting someone because she tried to steal his flag.

It's got **** all to do with amendments.

Sher tried to steal a piece of cloth. He shot her.
But he won’t if she was running away and not a threat.

But it doesn’t make her any less of O2 thieving moron, for putting herself in the situation in the first place. That could have been a gay pride flag, and the result would have been the same. Fecking with peoples property tends to illicit a response.
 
Of course not. As I said earlier - Stupid met crazy. The Neo Nazi was well within his rights to have her arrested though.

Depending on the evidence, he may get off the charge. Her defense was I was stealing and trespassing, because I don’t believe he has a right to his first amendment?

Sounds like an excellent argument why ‘MuricaNS shouldn’t be allowed guns....too many crazies
 

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