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  • (Score: 1, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday December 11 2022, @11:34AM (10 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday December 11 2022, @11:34AM (#1282000)

    No, wait, that's the year my Norman ancestors kicked Anglo-Saxon butt.

    Nearly a millennium has passed and the English are still salty about losing to the French.

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  • (Score: 4, Insightful) by pTamok on Sunday December 11 2022, @09:10PM (3 children)

    by pTamok (3042) on Sunday December 11 2022, @09:10PM (#1282049)

    Cough. The Normans weren't French. They were migratory Vikings (North-men) [wikipedia.org]. The Frankish king did a deal with them [wikipedia.org], allowing Rollo to be the first Duke of Normandy (the area that is now known as...Normandy, is what is currently France). It is true that they adopted the Frankish language and a lot of its culture, but Normandy was separate to the Frankish kingdom (it was eventually conquered by the French in 1204 [wikipedia.org]), and the Normans went on to conquer coastal areas around all the Mediterranean.

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 24 2022, @07:58AM (2 children)

      by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 24 2022, @07:58AM (#1283819)

      MY name is JOHN! John Mastedon. Or Mastadon. I am here, to chew bubblegum, and kick twitter ass, and, I am all out of bubblegum. Now is the time to ask yourself, who do you love? Them? Or Us? Step away from the khallow lottery queue. There will be no clean end to this. Crassus died in such a fashion, as did Manius Aquilius [wikipedia.org], a partisan of Marius, as I am sure our own Sulla can attest to. Having the molten gold poured down your throat no doubt makes one wonder if it was really the metal that one desired in the first place, or merely it's exchange value, or the power of its luster upon the souls of lesser men, like khallow. Just the reflection of the Golden Letters, spelling out T-R-U-M=P-F, that is enough to get khallow, and I believe, janrinok? all stiff in the morning. But recall, it is better to die a free man, albeit poor, than to have all the gold in the world poured down your gullet without respite. Historically proven. Greeks proved this. Never forget.

      • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 26 2022, @05:51AM (1 child)

        by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 26 2022, @05:51AM (#1283995)

        Was not John Mastadon killed by the Elon Musk? Did he not harvest his soul, and render his bunions? I am so confused. What happened to FatPhil, and Chromas?

        • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 07 2023, @07:05AM

          by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 07 2023, @07:05AM (#1285629)

          What Soylent UID does John Mastadon have? I am curious. They can ban him on Twitter, but that would never happen on such a bastion of frozen peaches as SoylentNews. Amirite?

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 19 2022, @10:43PM (5 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 19 2022, @10:43PM (#1283233)

    https://news.yahoo.com/texas-creates-chilling-registry-16-181000674.html [yahoo.com]

    Looks like Republicans are going mask off Nazis with a registry of all transgender people.

    Totally not worrisome from a fascist like Abbot and the GOP /sarcasm

    Remember everyone, CPAC the yearly Republican gathering told Republicans "we are all domestic terrorists." We know you think it was glib, maybe time to stop assuming innocence. Wonder if anyone here actually bought an nft trading card ;^D

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 26 2022, @06:50AM (2 children)

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 26 2022, @06:50AM (#1284003)

      This, of course, is what we should expect. Curious about the badging, however. Nazis, the original German Nazis, used a yellow star of David for some folks, and a Pink Triangle for others. Not sure what the badge was for socialists, or communists, or democrats. Probably had one for the Roma, or as they are called in Texas, "locals". In any case, this will not end well, as the Gringos are the most easily identified ethnic group, and especially the lily-white Texas Republicans. They will be the first up against the wall, Alamo or not, and regardless of who paid for it.

      • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 28 2022, @01:48AM (1 child)

        by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 28 2022, @01:48AM (#1284162)

        Bring it on, fool. Remember the Alamo.

        • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 28 2022, @08:40AM

          by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 28 2022, @08:40AM (#1284203)

          Remember the Alamo? The car rental company, of that battle where the gringos all ran away, or died? Texans are kind of like Serbs, and the Alamo is kind of like The Battle of Kosovo [wikipedia.org]. Loosers who memorialize the fights they lost. I can just see Gov. Abbott, in a bunker surrounded by the Allies of the transgendered, preparing to pull a Hitler. That is how it ends when you start your final solution.

          And, I smell Arkansasian bullshit. Anyone else smell that?

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 26 2022, @07:46AM (1 child)

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 26 2022, @07:46AM (#1284004)

      They should create that registry, but if you are looking for a transgenocide, Texas is all hat, no cattle.

      • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 28 2022, @01:49AM

        by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 28 2022, @01:49AM (#1284163)

        Texas has lots of cattle. It's always been known for it's steers and queers.