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A globetrotting PHP/Drupal web developer with iOS/Objective-C and other interests.


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comment Was the secession of the Confederate states illegal?
This seems to me to provide just cause for the use of force in response to the secession, but not necessarily affect the legality of the secession itself.
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comment Did World War II-era bombs actually whistle?
Wow, a first-hand account! Thanks for sharing your experience. :D
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comment Was the secession of the Confederate states illegal?
Of course, that just begs the question if a state (or presumably some other entity) can unilaterally withdraw from the US in the perspective of the US's federal government. This has been discussed elsewhere in this post, and it doesn't seem to be the case with current laws - see my accepted answer.
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accepted Did World War II-era bombs actually whistle?
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comment Did World War II-era bombs actually whistle?
Warn the people below, you mean? I don't know; to damage infrastructure while reducing civilian casualties, maybe? That's part of the question, really…
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asked Did World War II-era bombs actually whistle?
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comment How would you accurately use older British currencies when writing a story?
This sounds about right for the nation that brought us the imperial system.
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answered Why do minor political parties in the US receive so few votes?