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#288978 - 05/15/18 11:13 AM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Bingley]
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The purpose of this thread was to celebrate a nation's seventieth birthday.

Let's suppose, two years from now, I make a thread celebrating the 400th birthday of the Mayflower Compact. Would you write a post about Native Americans?

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#288980 - 05/15/18 12:41 PM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Bingley]
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I didn’t see politics being discussed in this thread until Bingley’s post. At that point the thread became political. We can turn any thread political if we choose to make it political.

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#288981 - 05/15/18 02:38 PM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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In light of current headlines, noting the anniversary seems to be politically inspired - definitely a hot button topic.
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#288982 - 05/15/18 03:09 PM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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Happy birthday, Israel! Congratulations for making it.
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#288983 - 05/15/18 06:01 PM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Russ]
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Originally Posted By: Russ
I didn’t see politics being discussed in this thread until Bingley’s post. At that point the thread became political. We can turn any thread political if we choose to make it political.
ETS does not exist in a vacuum. The only way this thread is not political is if one is totally ingnorant of current events.
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#288984 - 05/15/18 07:40 PM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: AKSAR]
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But those events are not being discussed and so far no one has opined one way or the other.

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#288985 - 05/15/18 09:04 PM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Russ]
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Originally Posted By: Russ
But those events are not being discussed and so far no one has opined one way or the other.


That is because most of us are backing away from the implicit politics. We are, of course, looking forward eagerly to celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Compact, as well as the 500th anniversary of Cortez' conquest of Mexico. How about the late unpleasantness on the Little Big Horn/ Wounded Knee?
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#288987 - 05/16/18 04:38 AM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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How about celebrating 100 years of independence of my country? smile
https://suomifinland100.fi/?lang=en

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#288988 - 05/16/18 10:58 AM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Herman30]
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Originally Posted By: Herman30
How about celebrating 100 years of independence of my country? smile
https://suomifinland100.fi/?lang=en

Why didn't you say anything? Happy belated birthday!

Jeanette Isabelle
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#288989 - 05/16/18 11:35 AM Re: Seventieth Birthday [Re: Herman30]
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Originally Posted By: Herman30
How about celebrating 100 years of independence of my country? smile
https://suomifinland100.fi/?lang=en


Congratulations and Happy Birthday!

And since the DNA test says my heritage is 0.9% Finnish, am I permitted to take some pride in this accomplishment? blush
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