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Re: Your local news

Postby Askias » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:37 pm

Elections for the First Chamber (Senate) yesterday. Not all counted yet, but more than enough. 75 seats.

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Geert Wilders is dead*, long live the new king of the Dutch right: Thierry Baudet.

My dislike for Wilders is well documented at this point. The one 'positive' thing I said about him on several occasions was that he's not as bad as Trump. Well, the universe is not a place for small mercies. Let's welcome the man who thinks climate change is a myth, but saying different races have different intelligence levels is 'just science'.

*Not actually dead, neither biologically nor politically... He's just become a bit too 'established' nowadays. I believe...
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Re: Your local news

Postby iMURDAu » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:12 am

Around 8:30 last night we were just watching TV and heard a loud pop. Too loud. I felt it in my chest. Then we heard two loud cracks that I initially thought was gunfire. But the sound was too powerful to be made by anything a person could hold. We look out the windows and see this:

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That picture was taken across the street from our house. The blaze was incredible. I've seen a house on fire but it didn't have a fuel source like that. Apparently a truck carrying tanks of gas or it was just a big tanker caught fire on the highway. No fatalities amazingly. We went to sleep last night pretty sure that someone had to have died in that mess.

That wasn't even the first wreck of the day either near us. When I got off work yesterday and picked up my son we came upon stopped traffic about 10 cars away from the house. A three car accident had just occurred at the intersection right by us, footsteps from where that picture of the fire would be taken later. Multiple people were taken in ambulances and one person was in a head/neck brace on a stretcher. Crazy day it was yesterday.
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