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The Non Racist Info Thread on Nations

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posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 04:17 AM
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OK apoligise if this has been done already.
The idea being a contributor simply supplys a fact on any country.
The fact can pertain to any facet of that nation.
It can be positive, it can be negative , but it must be fact.
Whats the point?
Real conspiracies are based on fact?
OK to kick it off
Australia: The coat of arms ie that symbol that is displayed on Aussie sporting teams uniforms ....the parliament house of Australia contains the Kangaroo and the Emu.
Yet they are slaughterd by the million.
FACT.




posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 04:37 AM
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FACT
Kangaroos are a pest.

FACT
They are also darn tasty.

FACT
Kangaroos also suffer in the wild due to over population, lack of food and a harsh climate.



posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 04:45 AM
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FACT: AUSTRALIA
THe most iconic city and first founded in the nation, has more Chinese dialect speakers than English speakers in terms of most widespread language poken privately in the home.



posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 04:55 AM
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Fact: Oswald did not shoot former U.S. president Kennedy.

Fact: The Bald Eagle is the U.S.'s national bird.

Fact: While very bony, the rattlesnake is quite tasty when deep fried.

Fact: While bottled water may be filtered, If you think it is better for you, you should note that one of the top brands Evian is Naive spelled backwards.

Hope this helps. Great thread OP.



posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 04:57 AM
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England is a country. It is on the island of Great Britain (part of the British Isles) along with the countries of Scotland and Wales.


England is also part of the United Kingdom (the UK) along with Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.


England has around 2,000 miles of coastline


No place in England is more than 75 miles (120 km) from the coast.


The dialling code for calling England is 44


England is about 74 times smaller than the USA


English people have the highest obesity rate in the European Union (22.3% of men and 23% of women). They also have the highest percentage of overweight women (33.6%) and the 6th highest for men (43.9%).


Public schools in England are in fact very exclusive and expensive (£13,500/year in average) private schools. Ordinary schools (which are free), are called state schools.


The world's first modern Olympic Games were not held in Athens in 1896, but in the small town of Much Wenlock (Shropshire) in 1850, which inspired French Baron Pierre Coubertin to launch the Athens Olympics half a century later.


Silbury Hill, in the English county of Wiltshire, is the largest man-made earthen mound in Europe. It was built about 4750 years ago


Windsor castle is the oldest and largest royal residence in the world still in use.


[edit on 29/4/10 by blupblup]



posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 05:14 AM
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Fact: Australia
THe first rays of sunrise in Australia are received by living matter or not on Mount Warning NSW.
Mount Warning is a mountain that sits on an dormant volcano that has been predicted by experts to awaken soon, in geographical relative terms.
The most numerous incidences of Magic Mushroom growth in Australia occur in the near vicinity of Mount Warning?
Thel largest hippie commune in Australia is situated very close to Mount Warning?
ustralia has th eleast fresh water than any continent on the Earth



posted on Apr, 29 2010 @ 11:48 AM
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The Netherlands

Before the Netherlands had a king. England was already ruled by the Dutch Royal family member Willem the 3th. The Orange bloodline.

Prince Bernard founded the Bilderberg group and Queen Beatrix still an active member.

The royal family produced several grand masters to the Free Masonry.



PS.
If you're interested you can read it all in this these threads The world as a hostage. multiple threads ( link to part one )



posted on May, 6 2010 @ 08:20 AM
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Fact - Australia was colonised by convicts.

Fact - Rolf Harris is Australian.

Fact - gang violence is on the rise in australia.



posted on May, 7 2010 @ 04:11 PM
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Fact: Australia was colonised by the military,free settlers which included scientists,architects,doctors,farmers,surveyors,bankers,religious clergy,ect ect , convicts were put to work in the first years of colonisation to build roads and buildings and to till the land.

Fact: Australia was amongst the very first countrys to give women the vote.



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 01:53 AM
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Aussies have never trusted poliies,
and if you look at your roofs
if you smell the gas heaters unflued
in thousands of classrooms
you will agree fair dinkum dee
there is nothing as loathsome as thee
God save the queen
for nothing will save the Pollies



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 02:13 AM
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USA

Roger Sherman, was the only shoemaker to sign the Declaration
of Independence.

President Clinton is listed as our 41st president, but only 40 men have held the office. Why? Grover Cleveland held office during 2 nonconsecutive terms. He was our 22nd and 24th president. Incidentally, his full name is Stephen Grover Cleveland.

The streets in Virginia City, Nevada, were once unknowingly paved with silver ore. When the locals found out what it was, they tore up the streets in a frenzy in less than 2 days.

Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon, everyone knows that. But did you know that he was almost the first man "lost" in space ? He was aboard Gemini 8 when it began spinning out of control while attempting a docking maneuver. Armstrong almost blacked out before correcting the problem.

The oldest capital city in the U.S. is Santa Fe, New Mexico, founded in 1610.

The London Bridge, built about 160 years ago in London, was transplanted in 1968 to Lake Havasu, Arizona.

The first gold rush in the United States happened in Dahlonega, Georgia, 1828

The crookedest street in the world is Snake Alley, located in Burlington, Iowa

In 1971, cigarette ads were banned from television in the U.S.

Maine is the only state in the lower 48 that touches only one other state

Charles Lindbergh was not the first person to fly across the Atlantic. He was the first to make it alone. 2 Britains did it in 1919, and 2 weeks later U.S. Navy pilots did the same thing! What is amazing is that nobody remembers them

A mechanical engineer invented a device in the 1870's to oil train wheels while the train kept running. It was called a lubricator. He made several others for various machines. His name was Elijah McCoy, and imitators followed. These imitations did not work as well, and people coined the phrase, "The Real McCoy" to denote the originals. What is so amazing about this fact? He was born to a runaway slave family. That's right, The Real McCoy was an African-American

There are no poisonous snakes in Maine

Venus Fly Traps only live in the wild in the Carolinas and nowhere else in the world

The "largest" city in the United States is Juneau, Alaska. It covers about 3,000 square miles. That's larger than the state of Delaware. In case you are wondering, Jacksonville, Florida is the largest in the lower 48 at just over 800 square miles



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 02:25 AM
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The island of Britain has been invaded by
Danes(angles)?
Norweigians(vikings?
French(normans)
Italians(Romans)
Gerrmans(saxons)
all prior to or on 1066AD
Britain has never been invaded since.
Britain stood against NAZI Germany alone after dunkirk.



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 02:34 AM
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In 1830/1831, The South England went into open rebellion due to under employment/new tech, poor living conditions, high rent etc.. (just before the great reforms of 1832) this led to the largest single mass transportation to Australia in Britain's History.

Most where transported to Van Damiens Land (Now Tasmania) and it is believed they make up up to 20% of the Tasmanian first families.



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 02:43 AM
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Originally posted by thoughtsfull


In 1830/1831, The South England went into open rebellion due to under employment/new tech, poor living conditions, high rent etc.. (just before the great reforms of 1832) this led to the largest single mass transportation to Australia in Britain's History.

Most where transported to Van Damiens Land (Now Tasmania) and it is believed they make up up to 20% of the Tasmanian first families.


This is new to me ....can you expand in this thread... ie no links?
This may be an eye opener for many .



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 03:43 AM
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Of course....

For those that want to research the topic further, the Captain Swing or the Swing Riots took place in 1830/1831 the riots started in Kent, and spread quickly to Sussex.. from there it spread through-out the South of England.

The issues where under-employment due to new tech (threshing machines) return of Soldiers from the Napoleonic wars, and the previous mass migration of the Huguenot's (said to be the largest migration in Britain's history)

So by the 1830's many of the villages in Kent and East Sussex were filled with people living on the edge of starvation. The poor relief that had been started in previous centuries could not keep pace with the growing demand, and the corruption of officials only added to the dissatisfaction.

e.g To illustrate the problems a labourer from Henfield, Sussex, showed his itemised expenses and income. His food and rent came to 14 shillings and one and a halfpenny (about 70.5 pence in current coinage) his income was 12 shillings and thrupence (about 61.5 pence) for seven working days in the summer, the parish added 1 shilling and six pence (about 7.5 pence) relief per week which bought his total to 13 shillings and 9 pence (about 69 pence) for the week. The cost of clothing, footware and heating added on meant that he was getting deeper in debt with no way out. (sounds to much like today, does it not)

The leader of the riots was the pseudonym, Captain Swing.. and plenty of letters where written threatening the landed gentry..


Sir,
Your name is down amongst the Black hearts in the Black Book and this is to advise you and the like of you, who are Parson Justasses, to make your wills. Ye have been the Blackguard Enemies of the People on all occasions,
Ye have not yet done as ye ought,....
Swing


Given the high numbers of ex-soldiers the riots where quite bloodless, tho thousands where rounded up and tried by the heavy hand of the British Gov.. Hundreds of death sentences where handed down, but only 19 of the sentences where carried out as examples, while hundreds more where sentenced to gaol time in Britain, and nearly 500 sentenced to transportation.

Linky to the Transportation ships Proteus, Eliza and others

Includes a full names list of those rioters transported to Tasmania and their home counties in England.


About 475 of whom, convicted for ARSON, MACHINE BREAKING, RECEIVING, or RIOTING, were transported to Van Diemen's Land (VDL, now Tasmania) or New South Wales from 18 Counties of south east England 1831-33. The VDL contingent of 329 arrived in Hobart on Eliza (224 male), Mary (1 female) and Proteus (98 male) in 1831; Gilmore, Lord William Bentinck (1 male each), York (2 male) in 1832 and Lotus (2 male) in 1833. Three swing rioters, first transported to NSW per Eleanor, eventually became temporary or permanent Tasmanians bringing the total number of known VDL ex-Swing rioters to 332.


One of the better links that sum up some of the details can be found on Blacksheep Search

I'm trying to dig up the Tasmanian link I have somewhere that calculated the percentage of Tasmanian first families that where related to the rioters..

In 1832 the Great Reform Act passed it way through Parliament, Interestingly, Nick Clegg (LibDem Deputy PM) is trying to sell his great repeal bill as the greatest enfranchisement of Britain since 1832.

It is interesting, that just 2 years later we see the Tolpuddle Martyrs (again sentenced to Transportation to Tasmania) but when you dig into the Tolpuddle Martyrs the link between the events is quite obvious, yet infrequently mentioned..



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 03:59 AM
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Great info on a prieviously darkened British Past.
Ironic in a way how injustice in Britains past has led to new beginnings in the future?
Australia and NZ and canada contributed so much to the survival of Britain in wartime.



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 04:33 AM
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Originally posted by Dr Conspire
Great info on a prieviously darkened British Past.
Ironic in a way how injustice in Britains past has led to new beginnings in the future?
Australia and NZ and canada contributed so much to the survival of Britain in wartime.


But the links that binds us (as peoples) are deep... People throw around the term convicts in relation to Australia, yet most villages and towns around here had for want of a better word political prisoners transported to Australia.. that's a whole other concept to criminals being transported...

No wonder there is are quite a few dissenter down under
they come from a long line of dissenters...


In my home town on Sussex coast, the Canadian flag proudly flies alongside the Union flag.. we where the return port for the survivors and injured of the fated Dieppe Raid A memorial stands to their honour, and a commemoration held every year on the 19th August.. I've never seen a Canadian attend the commemoration, but that does not stop us remembering their solid support.

Actually in Sussex, the Canadian's built and defended the Aspidistra black ops radio station in the Ashdown forest that was used for classic man in the middle attacks on Germany.

The Largest Aspidistra in the World



posted on May, 20 2010 @ 05:22 AM
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Although the first divorce ever granted in Ireland was in 1997, up until the 1920’s, couples in Ireland could legally be married on St. Brigid's Day (February 1st) in Teltown, County Meath, by walking towards each other. They could divorce on St. Brigid’s day the following year by walking away from each other at the same spot.

Windmills in Ireland turn clockwise.

The tallest identical twins in recorded history were the Knipe Brothers from Magherafelt in County Derry, Ireland. The Knipe Brothers, born in 1761, were 7' 2" tall.

The "Queen of the Pirates" was Irish. During the 1500's, Grace O'Malley commanded a crew of over 200 men off the west coast of Ireland on her pirate ship.

The home of Guinness Beer is in Dublin.The famous Guinness Brewery at St.James’ Gate, Dublin has a 9,000 year lease.

Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland is where the famous Titanic ship was built.

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posted on May, 20 2010 @ 05:15 PM
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Australia was occupied and settled by non Europeans for thousands of years prior to British Settlement, yet not one structure of permanence was built.
No books or manuscripts ,pages written in language have been discovered yet they survived the harsh landscape millenium after millenium.



posted on May, 27 2010 @ 04:47 AM
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Australia makes it harder for Poor Britains (the flag of which is in the top left corner of the Australian Flag) to emigrate to Austrlalia than poor migrants from India, Pakistan,Vietnam,China,Hong Kong, Indoneshia ect ect ect ectcet ect ect.
The british however built the nation.

Australia has millions of Galahs.
It snows in Australia in winter.
There are thousands of Bull sharks on the Gold coast in Australia in the sea canals rivers ect, yet no warning signs are in place.



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