Comments on: Memo to Sir Paul: colonialism is invisible to the colonizer http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/ History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:47:12 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Indyanna http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/comment-page-1/#comment-40502 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 19:01:57 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=448#comment-40502 A Boston band in Point Park could be trouble. They might say “we thought the Charles had ‘Dirty Water’ (r), but this is rid…” at which point the Rolling Rock bottles would start flying. I think I’d go with Chrissie Hynde, who’s from neighboring Ohio, and could keep it friendly.

Not to ‘jack the thread, but what did anybody think of this Danica Patrick flap? I YouTubed it, and compared to what you’d see if Kyle Horton was fussing with Billy-Bob Clarke, it seemed like a model of decorous colloquy especially with all of that provocative towel-flapping. You just can’t win, even in practice, in that league! Not thatI really watch NASCAR (except for the interviews)!

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By: Historiann http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/comment-page-1/#comment-40492 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 16:51:06 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=448#comment-40492 Good point, KC–I’ve got family members in Maine, so we probably have heard some of the same disparaging terms…

Indyanna: maybe you could get Paul Revere and the Minutemen Raiders?

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By: Knitting Clio http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/comment-page-1/#comment-40488 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 16:31:26 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=448#comment-40488 Je me souviens!

Perhaps the Francophone Canadians would “smoke the pipes of peace” if the rest of Canada, and the United States and Great Britain apparently, would stop treating them like second-class citizens. Growing up in Vermont, there were all sort of derogatory terms for French Canadians which I won’t print here — suffice to say that they were similar to many of the stereotypes and bigotry applied to Mexican-Americans in other areas of the country.

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By: Indyanna http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/comment-page-1/#comment-40487 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 16:25:15 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=448#comment-40487 The Stones were always the brainier band, between the two, or at least the non-knighted (so far as I can remember) frontman, Mick Jagger, was, who put in his time at the LSE. I wonder who we could get to play at Fort Pitt this fall, maybe in Heinz Field when the Steelers are away? General Forbes won that one in 1758 in a more interesting way. He considered the area’s Indians to be players, not just scalpers. So he encouraged the Quakers, who quit the Pennsylvania government and set up one of the world’s earlier NGOs, the “Friendly Association for Regaining Peace with the Indians by Pacific Means.” They intruded in the official imperial diplomacy that summer and helped to negotiate the Lenape people’s abandonment of their tacit partnership with the French. Fort Duquesne fell in November with relatively little bloodshed and indeed with few shots being fired. Forbes died a few months later, but in bed in Philadelphia, of natural causes, unheroized by painters. Is Country Joe MacDonald still out there, or maybe it’s time for a Fugs reunion tour?

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By: Historiann http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/comment-page-1/#comment-40486 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 16:25:09 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=448#comment-40486 HAW! Good one, Roxie. (He was really very obnoxious, wasn’t he?)

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By: Roxie http://www.historiann.com/2008/07/21/memo-to-sir-paul-colonialism-is-invisible-to-the-colonizer/comment-page-1/#comment-40482 Mon, 21 Jul 2008 16:16:53 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=448#comment-40482 Mon dieu, Sir Paul, ca c’est tres tres mauvais — Incroyable, en fin!

Really, dude. The phrase, “Shut up and sing,” comes to mind.

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