I know it isn’t the Beast, but this is pretty much the general structure of lecture in a class I’m taking called “The US and WWII”
@operationkino: I mean, I’m pretty sure that’s what he was trying to say in the VP debate. That we should have stepped when the ‘79 Revolution happened—right?
Either way I enjoyed how he ignored how the CIA/MI6 overthrew a democratically elected Prime Minister who was attempting to nationalize Iranian oil.
And by enjoyed, I mean raged.
The Beast Says: …but why would you want to?
Readers of the Prose Edda/Poesy of Skalds will understand
The Beast Says: Loki can just remind the audience that Thor was dumb enough to sleep in a giant’s glove and think it was a castle. Do we really want a man that breathtakingly idiotic at Asgard’s helm? LAUFEYSON* 2012
*that should technically be Fárbautisson but whatever
People “know” so much about WW2, but Die Gustloff is always forgotten.
My friend was looking through my collection of books and noticed that most of them are about conquers, wars, and leaders throughout history. She told me I should stop reading boring books like those and read “50 Shades of Gray” instead because that was more interesting.
The Beast Says: Introduce her to Casanova’s diaries. Or 120 Days of Sodom. Donatien Alfonse François de Sade takes about the same approach to consent as Christian Grey.
Study this on my own time and for a Modern Latin America course and it pains me to say the more I learn about my nations foreign policy the more frustrated I am with my homeland. These ideologies were not alike at all but they sought the means to a leftist alternative during the Cold War and could have been more egalitarian. Arevalo was even falsely accused as a socialist simply for using the word in one of his philosophical writings. Allende on the other hand was attempting to stem the inflation/use the constitution for the people.
If you killed the bank you shouldn’t be on our money. Sigh.