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Re: Troubling times
Reply #20 on: January 10, 2021, 06:01:21 PM
Thanks to the Internet and social media, a profile of the few hundred people who forced their way into the Capitol is emerging. I believe that many (most?) of them are extreme fringe actors, anarchists, and opportunists who have just glommed onto the Trump movement. For example, the guy carrying the confederate flag in the rotunda is a Canadian, l am ashamed to say. The people smashing and looting and taking selfies were not patriots. But they were enabled.
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Re: Troubling times
Reply #21 on: January 10, 2021, 06:34:09 PM
Valid points all. I'll give it a rest, I am quite remote after all and just a bystander. Lets hope things improve. Back to bikes !  :306:  I'm sticking up a picture I took on my phone in the Wicklow mountains last year, the Sun was breaking through the cloud in a spectacular fashion at the time.


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Re: Troubling times
Reply #22 on: January 10, 2021, 06:48:54 PM
*Originally Posted by XCaTel [+]
Valid points all. I'll give it a rest, I am quite remote after all and just a bystander. Lets hope things improve. Back to bikes !  :306:  I'm sticking up a picture I took on my phone in the Wicklow mountains last year, the Sun was breaking through the cloud in a spectacular fashion at the time.


That picture looks positively Biblical. I'll bet there was a chorus of angels singing in the background when you took it.  :001:
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Re: Troubling times
Reply #23 on: January 10, 2021, 07:20:09 PM
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Much more wholesome than politics!

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Re: Troubling times
Reply #24 on: January 10, 2021, 08:45:39 PM
*Originally Posted by Phil [+]
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Much more wholesome than politics!

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I hope your being sarcastic.