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#1 Uh, uh, RIN-TIN-TIN + RUSTY HAD A "CONGO/ AFRICA" EPISODE???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-12 03:28||
#2 The court argued that given the historical context -- the book was written during the colonial era in 1931 -- the author, Herge, "could not have been motivated by the desire" to discriminate, the lawyer, Ahmed L'Hedim, told AFP.
So Racism is an invention of the post-colonial period?
Posted by Skidmark 2012-02-12 08:32||
#3 Belgian Congo, 1931. Nope, no racism there.
Posted by Grunter 2012-02-12 12:48||
#4 The horror! The horror!
/channeling Joseph Conrad
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-02-12 13:29||
#5 Can we get the un-censored original versions of Tom Sawyers and Huckleberry Finn back?
Posted by Deacon Blues 2012-02-12 13:51||
#6 don't be looking for Disney's "Songs of the South". It's been pulled
Posted by Frank G 2012-02-12 14:20||
#7 As I recall, the three big tourist purchases in
Brussels were chocolates, lace, and Tintin. He even has his own shop, just off the Grand Place. No judge is going to rule against such a traditional cash cow, not in the city whose mascot is the statue of a peeing toddler whose wardrobe probably by now rival's that of the queen of England, and especially not now that times are so difficult.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-02-12 17:29||
#8 Capt. Haddock curses, "Gibbering anthropoids!"
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-02-12 21:32||