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« on: March 04, 2012, 08:51:11 pm »
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/04/thailand-student-kanthoop-faces-prison
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2012, 12:39:02 pm »
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And that's fifteen years potentially, not a couple of weeks.
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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2012, 01:04:48 pm »
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Yes, but on the other hand one can go round the way and have some of the good old in-n-out without fear of the police, unlike the Bad Place.

I can say that I would much rather keep silent about my opinions (just like we have to do on this forum) rather than keep my กล้วยใหญ่ in my pants.
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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2012, 01:14:41 pm »
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I believe the simple truth is that they became somewhat alarmed when they realized that I really meant to write what I believed. There is a peculiar parallel between some of our great Northern "liberals" and some of our outstanding Southern liberals.

Some of the people in both classes share the deep-seated convictions that only their convictions can possibly be the right ones. They both inevitably say the same thing: "We know the Negro and what is best for him."
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2012, 01:54:13 pm »
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Don't worry, no doubt the offending opinion will soon be removed by the authorities, dead0man.
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2012, 02:00:30 pm »
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Who would be offended by such ignorance?
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I believe the simple truth is that they became somewhat alarmed when they realized that I really meant to write what I believed. There is a peculiar parallel between some of our great Northern "liberals" and some of our outstanding Southern liberals.

Some of the people in both classes share the deep-seated convictions that only their convictions can possibly be the right ones. They both inevitably say the same thing: "We know the Negro and what is best for him."
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