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  •  51 Headless Vikings in English Execution Pit (1+ / 0-)
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    marsanges

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/...

    Naked, beheaded, and tangled, the bodies of 51 young males found in the United Kingdom have been identified as brutally slain Vikings, archaeologists announced Friday.

    The decapitated skeletons—their heads stacked neatly to the side—were uncovered in June 2009 in a thousand-year-old execution pit near the southern seaside town of Weymouth...

    Nobody wins this shit except the 1%
    •  well, the "vikings" based their culture on pillage (2+ / 0-)
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      Notreadytobenice, mrkvica

      and folks anywhere don't take kindly to being pillaged.  There were centuries of viking raids pretty much wherever they could get their boats; they were very skilled at it and were greatly feared.

      Just sayin'...

      don't always believe what you think

      by claude on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 07:10:51 PM PST

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    •  actually, I consider this a minor win (1+ / 0-)
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      US Blues

      debt is the 1%'s weapon of mass destruction, and their primary weapon in the 3rd World War we are currently undergoing.

      This is one of the few wins for the good guys I've seen since it started--good guys not meaning pure saintly white hats, but ordinary folks. As opposed to insane sociopathic greedmongers who are fine with destroying the planet's economy and ecology as long as their profit margins keep expanding.

      if necessary for years; if necessary, alone

      by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 07:36:26 AM PST

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