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1. How many members in SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the US)?
2. Of these, how many are female?
3. Name just ONE female SCOTUS member.
4. Popocatépetl is an active volcano in which country?
5. Which historic SCOTUS decision affirmed a citizen’s rights under the Fifth Amendment?
6. Typically, there are how many members in the US Senate?
7. How many senators may each state send to the US senate?
8. Which is the westernmost state in the Union?
9. Which is the easternmost state in the Union?
10. Which is the southernmost state in the Union?
11. Which is the northernmost state in the Union?
12. Which is the highest peak in the Americas?
13. What countries share the island of Tierra del Fuego?
14. The Second Amendment does what concerning the right to keep and bear arms?
15. What is the longest river in the Continental USA?
16. What is the southernmost country in Central America?
17. The former Dutch Guiana is now:
18. The former British Honduras is now:
19. Which is longer: a mile or a kilometer?
20. The language of Brazil is:
21. An isosceles triangle has how many equal sides?
22. Caesar’s expression, VENI, VIDI, VINCI means what?
23. What poet wrote,”Quoth the Raven, Nevermore?”
24. Samuel Langhorne Clemens is better known by this name.
25. This person inspired Britons to have hope during World War- 2.
26. Our WW-2 enemy, the Axis, was composed of which countries?
27. The Bataan Death March occurred in which country?
28. S. Marines hoisted Old Glory on Mount Suribachi on which island?
29. This Norwegian, whose name is a synonym for “traitor” was a Nazi collaborator
30. Who were the principal victims of the Holocaust?
31. On 14 May 1948, this Middle East land became a country.
32. This Union general devastated Georgia during the Civil War.
33. Mexican General Santa Anna laid siege to this western stronghold.
34. Russia sold this land to the USA.
35. The 38th Parallel divides these two countries.
36. Name the Vice-President of the USA.
37. This CIA U-2 pilot was shot down and captured by the Soviets.
38. The Tenth Amendment affirms this right of the individual states of the Union.
39. Which was the last state admitted to the Union?
40. Name one country in the former French Indo-China.
41. The Battle of the Bulge took place in which country?
42. This US president died in office in 1945.
43. The Dewey Decimal System controlled what?
44. What did Charles Lindbergh accomplish?
45. Which city was the USA’s first capital?
46. What criminal charges were filed against gangster Al Capone?
47. Ioseb Vissarionovich Dzhugashvilii was known by which nickname?
48. How many degrees does the Earth rotate per hour?
49. Who wrote Atlas Shrugged?
50. Who falsely claimed to have created the Internet?

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sleeper
sleeper
June 19, 2021 20:32

Please add or correct…. 1. 9 2. 2 3. Elena Kagen Sonia Sotomayor 4. Mexico? 5. Miranda? 6. 100 7. 2 8. Alaska 9. Alaska (there may be more than one answer to this) 10. Hawaii? 11. Alaska 12. ? 13. Argentina and Chile 14. Recognizes it 15. Mississippi (I would argue Missouri, but…) 16. Panama 17. ? 18. ?… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 20, 2021 05:00
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38 : States Rights: the powers not given to the Federal Government are reserved to the states. 29: Quisling. 37: Francis Gary Powers. 41. Belgium. 47: Stalin, or “The Boss” as he was referred to by Kruschev at Stalingrad. 36: Mike Pence ( I do not recognise the usurper who lays claim to that office as they were elected fraudulently… Read more »

Bottle Washer
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Bottle Washer
June 20, 2021 11:48
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Mike Pence ( I do not recognise the usurper who lays claim to that office as they were elected fraudulently ) Using your logic, there would be NO Vice President. The term lasts for a total of four years. Pence’s term expired at noon on January 20, 2021. As of Noon on that day, Pence became a former Vice President,… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 20, 2021 18:03
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Of course then you could be pointing towards the 2016 election where Democrats spent the better part of two years kvetching about Russian interference into the election — which did happen.

Jason Leopold, is that you?

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 22, 2021 14:40
Reply to  LCBren

Don’t know a Jason Leopold, so the reference is lost on me. I am also disinterested enough not to bother to look him up. But I think you missed my point, in that Democrats spent the first part of their off-years pitching a bitch, and now it is the Republican’s turn. In 2000 and 2004 Democrats complained about “no paper… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 20, 2021 18:05
Reply to  Bottle Washer
  • In this case, Biden won both the popular AND the Electoral college, and it wasn’t even close.

………and now he plans to step aside for Harris this year or early next year, which is what we all said he would do…and what he intended from the first.

Do you want that fucking lunatic in the Oval?

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 22, 2021 15:24
Reply to  LCBren

 ………and now he plans to step aside for Harris this year or early next year, which is what we all said he would do…and what he intended from the first It is amazing how you know this will happen without any real evidence. Maybe someone should tell Joe, because he is currently planning on running again in 2024 with Harris… Read more »

LcBren
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LcBren
June 20, 2021 08:34
Reply to  terrapod

Ahem.

Anyone who is American and almost 70.

Hmph :p

LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 06:10
Reply to  terrapod

Not so much as I couldnt answer a lot of these questions. The one about the U2 pilot I did know, as it was headline news here when I was growing up. I was actually shocked, I didnt think they could nail a U2 that high up. Before I get told yet again by our liberal friend that “I coudnt… Read more »

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Bottle Washer
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Bottle Washer
June 20, 2021 12:15
Reply to  terrapod

Most of this stuff *used* to be taught in junior high and high school. For those of us who have passed that age 70 threshold, we are now at the point where our memories are starting to fail. A lot of talk lately is about Biden’s cognitive abilities, and being one who is uncomfortably close to his age, I can… Read more »

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LcBren
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LcBren
June 20, 2021 17:31
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Ah yes CV the typical liberal catchcry “you’re stupid”. .. I’d keep an eye on the news were I you….a top Chinese official has detected
And he has a lot to say about a certain lab.

Did you read that scientific paper I posted?

Or did you ignore it?

LCBren
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LCBren
June 20, 2021 22:38
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More https://redstate.com/jenvanlaar/2021/06/17/breaking-chinese-defector-confirmed-as-top-counterintelligence-official-n398374 In addition, Dong has provided DIA with the following information:Early pathogenic studies of the virus we now know as SARS-CoV-2Models of predicted COVID-19 spread and damage to the US and the worldFinancial records detailing which exact organizations and governments funded the research on SARS-CoV-2 and other biological warfare researchNames of US citizens who provide intel to ChinaNames of… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 20, 2021 23:05
Reply to  LCBren

BTW Allyn, if I am proven right ( and I think i am ) are you going to admit it?

Going to apologise for calling me an idiot?

Of course you wont.

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 22, 2021 16:09
Reply to  LCBren

I wouldn’t count your chickens before they are hatched. Let me know when there is actual evidence. You know, something that the actual media would report on, not blog sites or opinion pieces — which is pretty much your entire case so far. Unlike you, I don’t KNOW for certain one way or the other, because the only ‘evidence’ that… Read more »

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LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 22:43

I deal in FACTS, not opinions. Until then, I consider the case “open” but unlikely. Again, I go back to that scientific paper I posted that did a genetic analysis and confirmed it is man made. Or did you forget? BTW try this on for size After spending much of the past year suppressing information related to the Wuhan lab… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 21, 2021 07:33
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More news outlets are picking this up, so whilst I agree the DIA etc wont confirm, looks like this does have traction. Former Chinese foreign ministry official Dr. Han Lianchao, who defected after the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, claimed in a tweet on Wednesday, that Chinese senior diplomats pressed Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to return Dong.  Again, as yet unconfirmed or… Read more »

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LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 02:19
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A Western former intelligence official who served several tours in China told SpyTalk that previous major defections have caused earthquakes within the leadership and party apparatus, to include the downfall of senior communist officials. The last such incident was the attempted defection in 2012 of Wang Lijun (???), then head of the Public Security Bureau in Chongqing, China’s largest city. In that… Read more »

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LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 02:28
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Note “The CCP has never admitted the defection of its officers from the MSS,” said Dr. Han Lianchao, a former Chinese Foreign Ministry official who defected after the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. SpyTalk in an email Monday. “For example, Yu Qiangsheng, who was an MSS official at the departmental level… defected to the United States in 1985, but China has never… Read more »

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 22, 2021 16:12
Reply to  LCBren

You are pinning your hopes on an alleged child molester who is about to be caught up in a felony case?

Sounds par for the course…

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 22, 2021 16:09
Reply to  LCBren

Still a whole lotta supposition and not very much in the way of actual evidence other than a bunch of rumor. Maybe there IS a “defector”. Maybe he has given ‘evidence’. Maybe this is all a fantasy that is keeping you awake at night. We get defectors all of the time. Whether they have usable information or even factual information… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 23, 2021 00:19

Maybe this is all a fantasy that is keeping you awake at night. Like the fantasy that Daszak, the guy who got Google funding for gain of function research run by Eco Health Alliance, was also part of the WHO team that went to Wuhan..the very same man who wrote to Fauci thanking him for supporting the natural occurrence theory?… Read more »

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sleeper
sleeper
June 20, 2021 10:07
Reply to  terrapod

Listen, here, Codger! I don’t have time to sit around reading, I’m out here bustin’ my hump to pay taxes and keep this Commie Shit Show runnin’!

sleeper
sleeper
June 21, 2021 07:45
Reply to  terrapod

Thanks for keeping the lights on around here.

LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 06:16

Actually heres one for Allyn.

( and you arent allowed to look it up, memory only)

Tell me why it is that Benjamin Netanyahu has always been a hardliner when it comes to HAMAS and the PLO.

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 22, 2021 15:44
Reply to  LCBren

If I recall, it had something to do with the death of his brother in some military operation in the late seventies, early eighties? There was a program on the History Channel a while back and they were talking about it there. Other than that, what’s there to like about Hamas? They only exist because of governments run by people… Read more »

readerjp
readerjp
June 22, 2021 20:18

For someone who loves to display and highlight his knowledge of…everything, you are either incredibly ignorant or being ingenuous. Netanyahu’s brother, Jonathan, was the leader of a squad of Israelis who secretly flew over enemy territory thousands of miles to Uganda, where Arab terrorists were holding all the Jewish passengers and the Air France crew hostage, in an attempt to… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 22:35
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But Netanyahu’s political beliefs have nothing to do with his brother. Operation Thunderbolt. There is a biography of Yehonatan Netanyahu, called “Quest”. Read it sometime. In that book, the story is told of how Benjamin learned of the death of his brother..and how he swore vengeance on them all. Im sorry..but Benjamin has never, and will never forget or forgive… Read more »

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readerjp
readerjp
June 23, 2021 01:20
Reply to  LCBren

Actually, I wasn’t talking to you Brendan. It was to George Mason’s Ghost, who I think is DJ. I’m not saying he didn’t swear vengeance, just that his father was a historian and well–known for his right wing views, and that’s the source of his beliefs.

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 23, 2021 08:27
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It was to George Mason’s Ghost, who I think is DJ. .I set up this account to work on modifying the plugin that displays the comments here. Since George Mason is my favorite Founding Daddy, I’ve decided to just use it all the time now. As much as it pains me to admit it, Bren is correct on this one.… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 23, 2021 08:50

As much as it pains me to admit it, Bren is correct on this one. God, that must have stuck in your craw. Just an FYI Allyn, keep treating me like a fool and you will get back what you dish out in SPADES. Im correct on a lot of things. The fact is you either refuse to admit it… Read more »

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LcBren
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LcBren
June 23, 2021 09:51
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One day remind me to tell you about how I started a massive education in genetics and DNA sequencing.

I’ll give you a clue….I used it to fight a war, because in this case, understanding my enemy was critical.

I am no one’s fool.

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 23, 2021 12:38
Reply to  LCBren

God, that must have stuck in your craw. LOL! Naw. I have to throw you a bone once in a while. Just an FYI Allyn, keep treating me like a fool and you will get back what you dish out in SPADES. I treat people by how they ACT. What you dish out is really of no concern to me.… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 22, 2021 22:57
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jp I want to clarify: I am not an expert on anything, just that when I was young, my mothers response to any questions was to point me to the library, or the papers, with the words “look it up and come talk to me when you have”. ( she also..um…took certain magazines off me when she realised that they… Read more »

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readerjp
readerjp
June 23, 2021 14:40
Reply to  LCBren

Oy. You are correct, I’m sure, that Benjamin swore vengeance. But his right-wing beliefs come from his father, Benzion Netanyahu, who was a historian, a Professor at Cornell for a time, and also was secretary to Ze’ev Jabotinsky – you should look him up, as well as Trumpledor and Betar. Here’s a quote on him from Israeleducation.org: His hawkish views… Read more »

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 25, 2021 11:33
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“Trust me” The person who says “trust me” is asking you to put away rationality, not to question anything, just to accept what they say or do. It is usually a sign of that person not being able to trust himself, if not others. Whenever someone says “trust me”, I immediately figure they are untrustworthy. I’ve been a Jew for… Read more »

readerjp
readerjp
June 24, 2021 19:15
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Yeah, Biden. He seems to be wrong, passionately wrong on everything. Killing our energy independence, but taking sanctions off the Russian pipeline. Thus ensuring Germany and other countries dependence on Russia. The one that kills me is that he’s already lifted sanctions on certain people in Iran, and will no doubt lift all of them and give them everything they… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 25, 2021 05:19
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Aust CSIRO admits they carried out experiments in gain of function research at Wuhan..using bats kept in the Wuhan lab Wait..didnt the Chinese deny they kept bats inside the lab?. Yes, yes they did The Wuhan Lab’s so-called “bat woman,” Shi Zhengli, denied Monday the Wuhan Institute of Virology kept live bats on the premises that a video released Sunday… Read more »

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 25, 2021 12:03
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You might as well reference Mad Magazine while you are at it. I will wait until the actual experts come forth with whatever answers they come up with. Everything else — whether it be natural or man-made — remains speculative at this point. Bren, you are assuming that I am disagreeing with you because I don’t believe that China might… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 25, 2021 22:16

You DO know who the CSIRO is? That the University of Queensland was also working with Wuhan? That the CSIRO HAS ADMITTED in Parliament they were involved? They ADMITTED IT Deej…how much more factual do you want? When questioned on the matter they stated that YES they had been funding and participating in gain of function research at Wuhan. The… Read more »

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George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 26, 2021 10:16
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Would you like my snarky answer? http://nicedoggie.net/images/crayons.jpg Seriously, I can’t explain it to you, because I am not a virologist — and neither are you. I don’t know how many different ways I have to try to explain THIS to you: I make it a point to choose to hold all judgment until all the facts are in. Not some… Read more »

LcBren
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LcBren
June 28, 2021 19:58

Russia investigation????

BWAHAHAHAHA

My god are you STILL fixated on that lie???

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 29, 2021 11:33
Reply to  LcBren

You pretending it’s a lie doesn’t make it so. What are your ‘resources’ telling you about the first of the criminal charges coming out later this week or early next week? It is starting to happen. I doubt they will start with Trump himself — they are starting with his company and putting pressure on the CFO to begin with.… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 28, 2021 20:48

No, Bren, no matter how many times you post and repost opinion pieces pretending that it is “news”, I am still going to withhold judgment until the official investigations are done and over with.  Then explain this to me. The DNA codons found in COVID19 have never been found in any naturally occurring coronavirus. Explain it. You cant. Its fact,… Read more »

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 29, 2021 12:19
Reply to  LCBren

The DNA codons found in COVID19 have never been found in any naturally occurring coronavirus. Hmmmm. I wonder why they call it a novel virus… But can I explain it? I suppose I could, but why should I when this guy did a great job shooting your theory down. I don’t really expect you to actually read it, because it… Read more »

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 27, 2021 10:30
Reply to  LCBren

Okay, NOW we know what happened in Wuhan.

http://nicedoggie.net/images/wuhan.jpg

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 25, 2021 11:49
Reply to  readerjp

Obama sure lives rent-free in your heads, doesn’t he? The man has been out of office for over four years, has no intention of ever running for office or position of power ever again, and *might* have had a conversation once or twice with Biden in the past year or so, just as Biden recently had a phone call with… Read more »

LCBren
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LCBren
June 26, 2021 02:57

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/24/editorial-joe-biden-is-just-an-obama-repeat/ The looming Biden era promises to be Obama 3.0 — Hillary Clinton in 2016 was to be Obama 2.0, but new models don’t always live up to the original (see Windows Vista). Jen Psaki, communications director for the Obama White House and now filling a similar role during the nomination process, describes the emerging Biden brand: “The Cabinet and… Read more »

George Mason's Ghost
George Mason's Ghost
June 26, 2021 10:45
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ONCE AGAIN, you apparently do not understand the difference between an opinion and a fact. Never mind the source being another Rightwing rag… http://nicedoggie.net/images/editorial.jpg But if the ‘complaint’ is that career people are being put back into prominent positions in the government — it happens in EVERY administration. Trump picked a lot of GW Bush retreads, just as Obama picked… Read more »

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LC Xystus
June 28, 2021 04:20

1. Nine 2. I forget right now 3. Kagan(sp?) 4. Mexico 5. I forget the case 6. 100 7. Two 8. Alaska 9. Maine 10. Hawaii 11. Alaska 12. Aconcagua at some 22,000’ 13. Chile & Argentina 14. Decrees the rights “shall not be infringed” 15. The Mississippi-Missouri 16. Panama 17. Suriname 18. Belize 19. A mile 20. Officially Portuguese… Read more »