Strange Map of the Day

Re: Strange Map of the Day

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Re: Strange Map of the Day

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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Fat Tony » May 28, 2017 7:49 pm

Ugh. Eastenders.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Americalex » May 29, 2017 9:26 am

I would add a "North East korea" as well, to chunk out that top right corner. More votes at the U.N!
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Fat Tony » Jun 03, 2017 8:22 pm

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Known balloon bomb landing sites. Hundreds, maybe thousands of them are still unaccounted for. . .
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Americalex » Jun 03, 2017 9:52 pm

Another bright imperial japanese idea, like the stupid ass submarine aircraft carriers lol With nuclear warheads it might be more effective however.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Windwalker » Jun 04, 2017 9:35 am

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Known balloon bomb landing sites. . . .


Yes, definitely intended as a terror weapon. Asymmetrical-warfare techniques such as this rarely have the intended effect. Rumor is they actually did manage to start a few wild-fires with the balloons here in Oregon, but they were swiftly and vehemently stomped out by eager volunteers.

Hundreds, maybe thousands of them are still unaccounted for...


If there is good estimate on how many of them were launched, there is a good enough pattern of known sites here to create a probability chart showing approximately where the rest of them landed. My rough estimate looking at the map is at least 1000 of them were launched and greater than 80% of them landed over the Pacific.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Bearsy » Jun 04, 2017 5:15 pm

Radiolab had a good episode a couple years ago http://www.radiolab.org/story/fu-go/

According to the podcast the american government estimates 9000 were launched from Japan with 7-10% making it to north america. Of which 300 have been confirmed. One was found in BC in 2014.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Fat Tony » Jun 04, 2017 10:13 pm

http://www.npr.org/sections/npr-history ... oon-bombsf

^recent story on the disposition of these devices.




The devices used a clever arrangement of timefuses, blowout plugs, simple electronics, altimeters, and jettisonable ballast. They even had a standardized booby trap which was in the form of a block of picric acid disguised as a battery. The Imperial Japanese loved picric acid for some reason. Probably because it had good power and a negative O2 balance like TNT giving it a pyrophiric effect in enclosed spaces. Just ask the HMS Sheffield survivors about negative O2 balance, they will tell you all about it! The remains found in BC unfortunately had to be destroyed as old picric acid is too dangerous to bother with, and the blowout plugs were sometimes also boobytrapped.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Bayowolf » Jun 07, 2017 7:20 pm

^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Where was the Kool-Aid factory?
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Windwalker » Jun 27, 2017 4:16 pm

The "State's Rights" and "Lincoln's Tyranny" arguments don't hold water. The CSA Constitution was a cut-and-paste of the USA Constitution with only a few minor exceptions; that is they added race-based Slavery as a Constitutional right of the upper-class, and they INCREASED the powers of the President with a line-item veto (which would have devolved into a Dictatorship given enough time).

And lets not forget to mention that the same evil-men that drafted the evil, debauched SCA Constitution made their first act exempting themselves (the supposed "Plantation-Class", self-professed American Royalty) from military service, sending their "peasants" to die for absolutely no reason whatsoever but for them to keep their "property".

The only "States-Rights" and "anti-tyranny" the CSA was in favor of was the States' right to protect Slavery laws and the States' right to willfully hand over their Sovereignty to an even more centralized and corrupt Federal Government.

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The designer of the above posted "chart" is akin to Nazi sympathizers who create propaganda denying the WW2 holocaust.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Bayowolf » Jun 28, 2017 12:54 pm

Windwalker wrote:The "State's Rights" and "Lincoln's Tyranny" arguments don't hold water. The CSA Constitution was a cut-and-paste of the USA Constitution with only a few minor exceptions; that is they added race-based Slavery as a Constitutional right of the upper-class, and they INCREASED the powers of the President with a line-item veto (which would have devolved into a Dictatorship given enough time).

The Southern planter class also showed egregious hypocrisy when they were really OK with the Federal Supreme Court forcing its will on the State of Illinois in the Dred Scott case.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Americalex » Jun 28, 2017 1:01 pm

They were mostly puritanical correct? I guess that's a condensation of purified satanical.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Bayowolf » Jun 28, 2017 6:54 pm

^^^^^
Purified satanical => Puritanical?

I get it! That's one helluva kneeslapper!

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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Americalex » Jun 29, 2017 12:06 am

Throwing sarcasm at those who dare attack contagion vectors of humanist inspired slavery, shares a lot about yourself.

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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Windwalker » Jun 29, 2017 2:00 am

The CSA's motto was Deo Vindice, meaning "God will Avenge", or "God as the Avenger".

Transcripts from the South during the time of the SCA indicate that approximately 75% of the Sermons were War related, and primarily focused on portraying the CSA as a "Holy War" and the rebel cause as one of "Martyrdom" and were defining God by his potential for Power and Omnipotence (rather than the traditional Western God of Benevolence and Kindness) , thus the need for submission of the will to him....

(Sounds eerily familiar to some other "unmentionable" religion, no??? There might actually be something to this running-theory that "evil" tends to ultimately conform to a similar shape regardless of what religion/culture/region it latches on to.)

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But anyway, popular support for the CSA is a myth for the most part. Nearly half of Virginia's Officers defected to the Union, more than 100,000 Southerners volunteered for the Union Army, the majority of the CSA troops were draftees that defected and/or deserted the moment their home-town was occupied by Union Troops, and much of the Union Army's supplies and support came from Loyalist Southerners as they pushed into CSA territory.

(Not to mention forensic analysis has indicated that Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia actually voted against secession, and did not have popular support for it, either, but were fraudulently made to join the CSA.
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Re: Strange Map of the Day

Postby Americalex » Jun 29, 2017 9:26 am

I'd be curious to study the CSA along which protestant denominations composed it, and seeing which were most supportive and most landed with slave labour. The CSA was financially sponsored by France and Britain was it not?
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