Wednesday, April 25, 2018

[Photos] A Study of Saigon's 1970 Street Style

 

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 Saigon Skyline 1970
 
You might never be as cool as the ladies on Saigon's streets in 1970.

Mentions of the 70s today might conjure up images of chunky accessories, puffy hairdos and synth-laden music. Looking at these photos of 1970 Saigon taken by American shoulder Dick Hughey proves that the southern metropolis is not immune to global fashion influences. However, local fashionistas also incorporated Vietnam’s traditional costume – the versatile and elegant áo dài – into their daily streetwear, in addition to  typical 70s styles like short dresses and bold patterns.

Have a gander at Saigon’s street fashion in 1970 below:

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Devin Nunes reveals no ‘official intelligence’ was used to start Mueller investigation. That’s a problem.

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is a Bogus Investigation King sitting on a throne of lies. That’s what Congressman Devin Nunes suggested when he revealed that there was no “actual intelligence” that spawned Mueller’s investigation into the fruitless Trump-Russia probe.

“We now know that there was no official intelligence that was used to start this investigation,” Nunes told Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo. “We know that [Hillary ally] Sidney Blumenthal and others were pushing information to the [Obama] State Department.”

Orange County, CA School District Forbids Parents From Opting Kids Out of LGBT Lessons

 
Allow me to be blunt – the idea that parents do not have the constitutional right to determine what is best for their child is downright evil. Yes, evil.
Parents in Orange County, California may not opt their children out of lessons related to gender identity or sexual orientation, according to a memorandum written by the school district’s general counsel.

“Parents who disagree with the instructional materials related to gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation may not excuse their children from this instruction,” read the memorandum from Ronald Wenkart to the Orange County Board of Education.

A school district spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the memorandum sent to us by a parent.

“However, parents are free to advise their children that they disagree with some or all of the information presented in the instructional program and express their views on these subjects to their children,” the attorney wrote.

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Ray: Nice Colt 1911 shipped April 18, 1917 from Colt's Manufacturing to CO, Ordnance Depot, Manila

 

This Colt 1911 was shipped on April 18, 1917 from Colt's Manufacturing to the Commanding Officer, Ordnance Depot, Manila, The Philippines. Part of a shipment of 1000 guns, serial numbers 144051 to 145050. 

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Unlearning “Fake History”

 


An African-American columnist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch has opined that it is time to unlearn the “fake history” of slavery and “The Lost Cause” that ostensibly has been taught in schools in Virginia and the South. I am an advocate for the Truth in all things, and I am not opposed to his premise, although much “fake history” comes from the sins of omission in order to confirm one’s credentials as a victim in today’s progressive identity politics. As by far the majority of our African-American citizens are the descendants of slaves imported into the United States, we might find of interest the testimony of the last known individual in the United States who had been smuggled here in a slave ship just prior to the War Between the States. The noted African-American anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston, recorded the testimony of Cudjo “Kossola” Lewis, near Mobile, Alabama, in her book Dust Tracks on a Road.

Lewis had been a member of the Takkoi nation. One morning they were attacked by the fearsome Amazon women warriors of Dahomy, who burst through the gates of the compound while the male warriors waited outside to seize those who fled. The old and infirm were beheaded and their heads carried off as trophies. The rest were marched in a slave coffle to the Kingdom of Dahomey and the barracoons on the beach at Dmydah. On the second day of the march, the Dahomians halted to smoke the severed heads, which had begun to rot. Lewis reported that they had to watch the heads of their friends and relatives turning on the long poles in the smoke.

Stirring The Debate

 

How many wars against Israel do the Palestinians and by extension the Arabs have to lose before they will except that Israel and the Israelis are not going anywhere? Each succeeding war or infatada has only made their plight worse than before and hardened the resolve of the Israelis.

Let's be clear it is the Arabs that declared war against Israel in 1947 not the other way around. Although the Arabs feel they can tacticly lose repeated wars and still triumph in the end, the Israelis implicitly understand that they cannot lose even one. To think that if they were to lose, that the Arabs would not commit another horrific genocide is to deny history and their own declared intent. One virtual constant of history is that people who wage war against their neighbors and lose is that they lose territory as well. The shifting map of Europe over the centuries is ample proof of that. Who among us would propose that the Germans have a "right of return" to those territories east of the Oder river that now comprise nearly a third of Poland? It absurd on its face.

Courtship - Puffer Fish

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Kent State student group hosts panel asking 'Is Christianity the white man's religion?'

 A student organization at Kent State University hosted an event titled "Is Christianity the White Man's Religion?"

"The problems of Christianity" and "white Jesus" were on the agenda during a controversial panel discussion at Ohio's Kent State University - but the people behind the event say their intent is being misconstrued.

Over 100 students attended the “Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?” event last Tuesday. KSU spokesman, Eric Mansfield, told Fox News the panel was sponsored by a student organization that chose the speakers on the panel and followed all university guidelines.

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Educational Fraud Is Rampant:: Terrible among whites, worse among blacks, says Walter Williams.


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Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation’s Report Card, was released. It’s not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested proficient or better in reading, and only 25 percent did so in math. Among black students, only 17 percent tested proficient or better in reading, and just 7 percent reached at least a proficient level in math.

The atrocious NAEP performance is only a fraction of the bad news.

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Samaritan Tackles Armed Robber in Mexico