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bmforre
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Send in the cavalry

Post by bmforre » Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:44 am

NYTimes:
Fight Over First Native American Cabinet Pick
President Biden’s choice for interior secretary faces her confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Democrats see her as embodying the hopes of the new administration; Republicans object to her activism.
Uppity Native needs a sabre-toting gun-blazing lesson.
Send in cavalry!

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Martin Y
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Re: Send in the cavalry

Post by Martin Y » Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:11 pm

"Activism" means when the lower orders forget to keep in their place, right?

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Re: Send in the cavalry

Post by bmforre » Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:54 pm

Martin Y wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:11 pm
"Activism" means when the lower orders forget to keep in their place, right?
Some do worse than forget: They actively oppose the given order of estates.
Must be stopped before they start shouting "Geronimo" *

* Only US parachutists are allowed to do that.

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Re: Send in the cavalry

Post by Blackcountryboy » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:31 pm

Martin Y wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:11 pm
"Activism" means when the lower orders forget to keep in their place, right?
I had never thought of the Countryside Alliance as being members of the lower orders.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3656524.stm

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Re: Send in the cavalry

Post by monkey » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:44 pm

Blackcountryboy wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:31 pm
Martin Y wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:11 pm
"Activism" means when the lower orders forget to keep in their place, right?
I had never thought of the Countryside Alliance as being members of the lower orders.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3656524.stm
That article doesn't call them "activists", neither does it mention "activism".

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