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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Dunkirk. Megan Leavey

New World War II movie portrays white people as white.

link above is an article about how the snowflakes and BLM are mad because British soldiers in the film are portrayed as being white.  ISYN.




This movie opens in July.  The article I linked explains that a lot of people seem to be offended because the English are portrayed as being white.  I guess they don't understand that in World War II, the English had not yet imported thousands of black and brown people. They were white, then.  But now the film maker is being criticized for not including "people of color." No matter they weren't there in the real battle.




I saw this movie today.  I thought it was a good film, and for once it didn't leave the audience feeling depressed .  It was an honest film.




That's not good:



I pulled two ticks off my neck tonight.  That comes from working in the woods.  Tick bites can clean your clock down here, and this year there's a new nastiness they are spreading. After all I've been though, wouldn't that be an ironic way to go?  The ragheads couldn't do me in.  Hispanics and brudda's didn't get it done.  Be just my luck.

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  1. Hey Harry,

    (captaincrunch)


    Another 'all white' or almost all white TV series is Vikings. I never heard any protest over Vikings?
    I mean what do they expect. It was Vikings over a thousand yeas ago.

    'Take care of those Tick's Harry. We need you around a few more decades. You do not have permission to drop over dead on my watch Marine!

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    1. The thing that bothers me is this. I'll bet you a dollar to a donut the people who wrote those asinine comments in that story actually don't realize that the British troops involved in that action were white. They are probably ignorant enough to think there were black or brown guys fighting at Dunkirk. The other possibility, that they do know that and don't care about historical accuracy, only about political correctness, is even more dismaying.

      I'm paranoid about ticks. They can really mess you up.

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    2. i'm with captain crunch and you certainly do not have permission to drop dead on my watch Marine! xoxox to captain and Harry.

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    3. When I do go, it will have been a great life. I've been really lucky in the things that matter. Did the things I wanted to do, lived where I wanted and how I wanted. Had a great family and good friends.

      the ferrets and I will meet you at the Rainbow Bridge one of these days, Kymber. ;-)

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    4. oh Harry - you just made me cry! and like i said to Sweet Sandy - "you b*stard!". thank you for reminding me of a wonderful and sweet man - something i could call you if you weren't so much like Sweet Sandy - and a b*stard - bahahahahah! thank you for that Harry. all of my love, always! xoxox

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    5. Now, that was supposed to make you happy, not sad! The Rainbow Bridge is a happy place. That's what I tell all the ferrets.

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    6. Hey Harry and Kymber

      (captaincrunch)

      'You will not be permitted to leave your post until you are properly relieved'

      'Fifth General Order if I recall?

      'Seeing that 'no one' is has your experience and stature 'Harry. You will have to stick around awhile.

      Myself.

      when I drop over dead. I want to be a 'White Ghost' at the worst housing project in America. I will float above the ground and say BOO! Get a job. BOO! Get off dope. BOO! Vote for Trump! BOO! Do something productive with your life:)

      I want to continue to 'irritate and annoy' others long after I am dead.

      Kymber you will be needed around for many years to come also.

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  2. My neighbor and I were just chatting about what a bad year it has been for ticks. And I pulled two off Reid last night. He and Cort had discovered they could slide down this big hill on sleds after it had been weed eaten by Paul. They spent all day sliding down the hill, but also got the ticks in the process.

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    1. I never worried much about ticks until I knew someone who got Lymes disease from them. It was a lot more serious than I thought it was. I'd always assumed it was like the flu but it caused him long lasting problems.

      Way back decades ago, in the Marines, when we went into insect infested areas, we wore dog flea collars around our ankles, down where our boots were bloused into our trousers. I'm sure they have some higher tech solution to the problem these days.

      Hope the boys don't suffer any ill effects from the tick bites. Boys are resilient creatures though, I''m sure they'll be OK.

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    2. lisa.
      don't know what they used for a sled but we used to use cardboard cartons opened flat. never got a tick.
      we didn't use mowed ground, we flattened the long grass with the cardboard. the long grass flattened makes a nice slick surface.
      seems to me there are more ticks these days.

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    3. Actually, this is the first time I ever heard of sledding down a hill on cut grass or hay, but it makes sense. My kids sledded in my meadow this past winter, but they had a wooden sled with metal riders, and it was snowing. ;-)

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  3. And I'm offended that "Shaka Zulu" didn't have white people in it...

    Thank God for all those white guys in WWII England, if not for them these sweet social justice warriors couldn't spew all of their bullshit. Maybe Josef Mengele could have found a use for them. I'm sure they would all be pleased with that. --Troy

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    1. Troy, me too. In fact, I think we should rewrite the history books, to show that Shaka Zulu was white. There should be "people of whiteness" in all films produced in Hollywood, so that all inclusiveness is practiced. That's a great idea.

      I don't know if Mengele could have found a use for the snowflakes, but I'd have been delighted if he did.

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    2. well - i am terribly offended that there weren't any white women in Shaka Zulu! or maybe some white women were portrayed and i just don't know anything about it plus there is the fact that i am a white woman and i am pretty much allowed to be offended by everything!

      hang on - i gotta' go carry my cot mattress around in bivouac in protest!!!

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    3. Kymber, now that you mention it, I am offended by that too. You are not allowed to be offended by more than half of the things, though, because although you are a woman, you are white! Think of it as a birth defect....

      speaking of protests, there was a great video on youtube of a bunch of flakes laying in the road in a city, blocking traffic and doing their little chants. Some guy on a motorcycle started riding back and forth through them, and they all jumped up shrieking and fled. It was great!

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    4. Harry - now, as a white woman, i am offended by your whole comment! but still send you love. and that Troy is so en-pointe sometimes!!!

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    5. Troy is a man of reflection and perspicacity, no doubt of it.

      I am a very offensive person, or so some of the non published comments would have me believe. ;-)

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  4. There is a constant need by liberals, etc. to revise history. Of course, this has been going on for centuries. For years, I have been studying about the War between the States, and I am always amazed by all the lies that we have been taught in our schools. I guess, when the South was defeated, the northern politicians and others only reported the "facts" from their perspective. Now, white people are the villains and have caused all the problems in the world. Let's rewrite history and tear down all the Cofederate statues. 1984 is being played out right before our eyes. Jana

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    1. Jana, back in 1988, I was working nights running a computer in a bank, and going full time to college again. I took a course in Southern History, taught by, of all things, a creep from one of the New England states. His premise was that the war was all about slavery. I pointed out that when the emancipation proclamation was issued, there was outright mutiny in some Northern Regiments, primarily from Ohio, Missouri, etc (i.e. non-New England). I offered to bring in some of my books, written by soldiers in those regiments, in which they clearly stated they were not fighting to free the "nigger" but to preserve the union. I also pointed out the issues of States Rights and the territorial integrity of the Southern States were far more important to most Southerners than slavery. There were repressive federal laws that were designed to benefit northern industrialists at the expense of the agrarian south. For instance, the tariffs on manufactured goods were intentional made so high that Southerners could not buy the superior English manufactured products they wanted, and were forced to buy inferior northern products. Then too, as today, there was the constant bombardment of anti-Southern sentiments from up north that exacerbated the problem. This "professor" tried to get me kicked out of his class for being disruptive, but he was not successful in doing so. This has been going on for a long, long time.

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    2. I always like to point out that the first slave owner in America was a black man.

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    3. Well, my guess is that won't be making it into the history books. If it was there, they've edited it out and replaced the space in the book with an ode to multiculturalism. Like the Russians used to do with the encyclopedia. If you don't like what's in it, delete the entire entry and expand the ones on either side to take up the space.

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  5. Eating garlic helps against ticks and mosquitoes. Garlic, it's for all bloodsuckers! Eating lots of onion has a lesser effect. There are pills available for those who don't like the taste. I recommend that everyone partake or no one does, as it can be a problem in close quarters otherwise.

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    1. I eat a lot of garlic, especially since I am trying to use less salt. No problem up here, the ferrets don't mind.

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  6. We have a few ticks around here if we go stomping in the sagebrush, but not a lot. There are no fleas here....too low humidity and too cold in winter. Thank God for small favors. The mosquitos hunt us, though; they wait for us to go into a shady spot and POW, they are all over us. Don't have the black flies like Kymber does, though....so I guess it is a trade off.

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    1. We have ticks and fleas in profusion here. When I camped out on the Snake River in Western Oregon with my son and brother, there were gargantuan black mosquitoes in the reeds by the river. They came out at night and were hellacious. The black flies up where Kymber lives are probably about the worst, from her description of them I wouldn't last long once they came out.

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  7. Harry, the Snake River is in Eastern Oregon. It flows out of Idaho.

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  8. A little late, but...

    I second the garlic motion. Bugs hate it.
    My Mom grew up in the Ozarks, and learned to sprinkle garlic powder in her shoes. The body absorbs the garlic and then sweats it out.

    But, that flea collar idea sounds like a winner. Soldiers (yeah yeah, I know...) have been adapting and overcoming for millennia, and that sounds like one more example.

    - Charlie

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  9. I have pulled a couple of ticks off me too. nasty buggers. so far ( knock on wood) none have showed up on the dogs. But I keep a constant check.

    The shows that I as a white person find offensive on TV are "Blackish" and "Fresh off the Boat" God forbid they come out with a show called "Whiteish" I am also severly offended by "the view" as they portray all women as being liberal blabbermouths.

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  10. Harry,

    I'm so over people who just complain (about everything) without looking at the history of the story.

    From what I understand both of these movies are pretty good. We can't go watch movies in the theater any more. Hubby has issues with all the quick movement with the camera's. The video footage is very similar to how those video games are made. Footage movement all over the place seems to make him very ill. That's okay, we will watch the movie when it comes out on DVD in the stores.

    Oh dear, don't get me going about ticks. They're every where this year!!! If you use deet bug spray the ticks will leave you be. I've also found if you get some geranium rose essential oil, and place several drops in a bottle of water and spray it on you and your clothes this works real good as a tick deterrent. I prefer using the geranium oil mixture on myself and my animals.

    Hugs to you and your family.
    Sandy

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    1. Sandy, I hardly ever go to movies either. The people talking and phones going off during the show aggravate me. I just happened to see that this was the last day the movie was showing here, so I ran down to town for the matinee.

      I will try the geranium rose oil. I find the Deet repellent more disgusting than the ticks do.

      I think a lot of the liberals and multicultrualists just automatically prate the same nonsense without considering any other factors than the number of black or brown faces . Remember all the whining when no "Persons of color" won an oscar? So the next time around, they picked out some really lousy movies, with some spectacularly pathetic acting, and handed out oscars to the people who were the right skin tone.

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