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Anaconda, Anna, and Children: Swedish Christmas Goat Burned Down for 27th Time a EXPAND just-a-sideblog: thefingerfuckingfemalefury: naniyou: naniyou: forthegothicheroine: sylvysparrow: cindehella: lord-kitschener: arealliveghost: stillvisions: maybenotboring: and at no point has anyone thought “maybe we should not build a giant flammable goat this year” They tried fireproofing. And armed guards. And fences, and cameras… Sadly the wikipedia page has been cut down by super srs folks to remove all the awesome Keystone cops tales of the goat’s history (emphasis added by me) 1966 Stig Gavlén came up with the idea of a giant goat made out of straw. But it turned out that Gavlén organisation did not have enough funding for the goat. Then Harry Ström, who at that time was the chairman of the Södra Kungsgatan Ideella Förening (a non-profit society), decided to pay the whole cost for the goat out of his own pocket. The goat stood until midnight of New Year’s Eve, when it went up in flames. The perpetrator, who was from Hofors,Gästrikland, was found and convicted of vandalism. The first goat was insured and Ström got all his money back. 1967 Nothing happened. 1968 The goat survived. A fence was built around the goat. Previously it was popular for children to play hide-and-seek inside and around the goat. There was also a rumor that one night a couple had sex inside the goat. In subsequent years the inside of the goat was protected by a chicken-wire net. 1969 The goat was burnt down on New Year’s Eve. 1970 The goat was burnt down only six hours after it was assembled. Two very drunk teenagers were connected with the crime. With help from several financial contributors the goat was reassembled out of lake reed. 1971 The Southern Merchants got tired of their goats being burned and stopped building the goat. The Natural Science Club (Naturvetenskapliga Föreningen:NF) from the School of Vasa (Vasaskolan) took over.  1972 The goat collapsed because of sabotage. 1973 N/A 1974 Burnt. 1975 N/A 1976 Hit by a car. 1977 N/A 1978 Again, the goat was kicked to pieces. 1979 The goat was burnt even before it was erected. A new one was built and fireproofed. It was destroyed and broken into pieces. 1980 Burnt down on Christmas Eve. 1981 Nothing happened. 1982 Burnt down on Lucia (13 December). 1983 The legs were destroyed. 1984 Burnt down on 12 December, the night before Lucia. 1985 The 12.5 metre (41 ft) tall goat of the Natural Science Club was featured in the Guinness Book of Records for the first time. Even though the goat was enclosed by a 2 metres (6.6 ft) high metal fence, guarded by Securitas and even soldiers from the Gävle I 14 Infantry Regiment, it was burnt down in January. 1986 The merchants of Gävle decided they were willing to build the goat once again. From 1986 on two goats were built, the Southern Merchants’ and the School of Vasa’s. The big goat burnt down the night before Christmas Eve. 1987 A heavily fireproofed goat was built. It got burnt down a week before Christmas.[21] 1988 Nothing happened to the goat, but gamblers were for the first time able to gamble on the fate of the goat with English bookmakers. 1989 Again, the goat burnt down before it was assembled. Financial contributions from the public were raised to rebuild a goat that was burnt down in January. In March 1990 another goat was built, this time for the shooting of a Swedish motion picture called Black Jack. 1990 Nothing happened. The goat was guarded by many volunteers. 1991 The goat was joined by an advertising sled, that turned out to be illegally built. On the morning of Christmas Eve the goat was burnt down. It was later rebuilt to be taken to Stockholm as a part of a protest campaign against the closing of the I 14 Infantry Regiment. 1992 The goat was burnt down eight days after it was built. The Natural Science Club’s goat burnt down the same night. The Southern Merchants’ goat was rebuilt, but burned down on 20 December. The perpetrator of the three attacks was caught and sent to jail. The Goat Committee was founded in 1992. 1993 Once more the goat was featured in the Guinness Book of Records, the School of Vasa’s goat measured 14.9 metres (49 ft). The goat was guarded by taxis and the Swedish Home Guard. Nothing happened. 1994 Nothing happened. The goat followed the Swedish national hockey team to Italy for the World Championship in hockey. 1995 A Norwegian was arrested for attempting to burn down the goat. Burnt down on the morning of Christmas Day. Rebuilt to be standing before the 550th anniversary of Gävle county. 1996 The first time the goat was guarded by webcams, nothing happened. 1997 Damaged by fireworks. The Natural Science Club’s goat was attacked too, but survived with minor damage. 1998 Burnt down on 11 December, even though there was a major blizzard. Was rebuilt. 1999 Burnt down only a couple of hours after it was erected. Rebuilt again before Lucia. The Natural Science Club’s goat was burnt down as well. 2000 Burnt down a couple of days before New Year’s Eve. The Natural Science Club’s goat got tossed in the Gävle river. 2001 Goat set on fire on 23 December by Lawrence Jones, a 51-year-old visitor from Cleveland, Ohio, who spent 18 days in jail and was subsequently convicted and ordered to pay 100,000 Swedish kronor in damages. The court confiscated Jones’s cigarette lighter with the argument that he clearly was not able to handle it. Jones stated in court that he was no “goat burner”, and believed that he was taking part in a completely legal goat-burning tradition. After Jones was released from jail he went straight back to the US without paying his fine. As of 2006 it was still unpaid. The Natural Science Club’s goat was also burnt down. 2002 A 22 year old from Stockholm tried to set the Southern Merchants’ goat on fire, but failed, the goat receiving only minor damage. On Lucia the goat was guarded by Swedish radio and TV personality Gert Fylking. 2003 Burnt down on 12 December. 2004 Burnt 21 December, only three days before Christmas Eve. The fire brigade quickly arrived on the scene, but the goat could not be saved. No new goat was built. 2005 Burnt by unknown vandals reportedly dressed as Santa and the gingerbread man, by shooting a flaming arrow at the goat at 21:00 on 3 December. Reconstructed on 5 December. The hunt for the arsonist responsible for the goat-burning in 2005 was featured on the weekly Swedish live broadcast TV3’s “Most Wanted“ (”Efterlyst”) on 8 December. 2006 On the night of 15 December at 03:00, someone tried to set fire to the goat by dousing the right front leg in petrol (gasoline). The red ribbon on that leg was slightly burned and fell off. The lower part of the right leg was scorched, but the rest of the goat failed to light. The leg was repaired that morning. The Natural Science Club’s goat was burned at about 00:40 on 20 December; the vandals were not seen and got away. On the night of 25 December, a drunken man managed to climb up on the goat. Before the police arrived on the scene the man climbed down and disappeared. He did not try to set fire to the goat. The Southern Merchants’ goat survived New Year’s Eve and was taken down on 2 January. It is now stored in a secret location. 2007 The Natural Science Club’s goat was toppled on 13 December and was burned on the night of 24 December. The Southern Merchants’ goat survived. 2008 10,000 people turned out for the inauguration of one of the goats. No back-up goat was built to replace the main goat should the worst happen, nor was the goat treated with flame repellent (Anna Östman, spokesperson of the Goat-committee said the repellent made it look ugly in the previous years, like a brown terrier). On 16 December the Natural Science Club’s Goat was vandalised and later removed. On 26 December there was an attempt to burn down the Southern Merchants’ Goat but patriotic passers-by managed to extinguish the fire. The following day the goat finally succumbed to the flames ignited by an unknown assailant at 03:50 CET. 2009 A person attempted to set the Southern Merchants’ goat on fire the night of 7 December. An unsuccessful attempt was made to throw the Natural Science Club’s goat into the river the weekend of 11 December. The culprit then tried, again without success, to set the goat on fire. Someone stole the Natural Science Club’s goat utilizing a truck the night of 14 December.[36] On the night of 23 December before 04:00 the South Merchant goat was set on fire and was burned to the frame, even though it had a thick layer of snow on its back.[37] The goat had two online webcams which were put out of service by aDoS attack, instigated by computer hackers just before the burning.[38] 2010 On the night of 2 December, arsonists made an unsuccessful attempt to burn the Natural Science Club’s goat.[39] On 17 December, a Swedish news site reported that one of the guards tasked with protecting the Southern Merchants’ goat had been offered payment to leave his post so that the goat could be stolen via helicopter and transported to Stockholm. Both goats survived and were dismantled and returned to storage in early January 2011. 2011 The inauguration of the goat took place on 27 November. The fire-fighters of Gävle sprayed the goat with water to create a coating of ice in the hope of protecting it from arson. The goat was burnt down in the early morning of 2 December. 2012 The inauguration of the goat took place on 2 December. It was burnt just ten days later in the hours before midnight of 12 December, one day before Lucia. 2013 As in 2006 and 2007, the straw used to build the goat has been soaked in anti-flammable liquid to prevent it from burning in the event of an arson attack. The inauguration ceremony took place on 1 December. But despite the anti-flammable liquids the goat was burnt down on the early morning of December 21. Any history of plots involving a DDoS attack on the security cameras, a plot to steal it with a helicopter and flaming arrows shot by people dressed as Santa and the Gingerbread man is just plain hilarious in my book. I’m laughing so much about this goat. obviously if you build something big enough people are going to have sex in it and burn it down. obviously what the fuck is going on in sweden how will the saga continue this year fascinating The saga of the goat is the best part of the season. For those curious about 2015′s goat: It’s that time of year again 2016: Burned within hours of being built 2017: Survived 2018: Nothing yet… WILL THE GOAT LIVE THIS YEAR Best tumblr meme
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Memes, Native American, and Malia Obama: Malia Obama Spotted at Protest for Dakota Access Plpeline balleralert Malia Obama Spotted at Protest for DakotaAccessPipeline-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Former first daughter MaliaObama is definitely down for the cause as she was spotted protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline ( DAPL) on Monday. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A group of about 100 people have been protesting in Park City, Utah. When her father, BarackObama, was in office he ordered a "temporary stop" in December to cease construction on the pipeline, which is designed to go through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and lands held sacred by local Native Americans. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There is also proof that the construction of the pipeline could lead to contaminated water for the reservation. Protesters have continued to protest at Standing Rock since August 2016. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since President DonaldTrump took office, the pipeline is expected to continue as planned. Trump did sign an executive order on Tuesday to resume construction. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In addition to protesting, Malia also attended a private event with the chairman of the StandingRock Sioux, Dave Archambault. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Actress and activist ShaileneWoodley spotted Malia at the event and said, "It was amazing to see Malia. I saw her last night when we did the event with Chairman Dave Archambault. And it was incredible to see her there."

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Af, College, and Party: tony @crylenol since the election I've been gradually editing Mike Pence's wikipedia photo 2h Mike Pence From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Redirected from Mike pence) Michael Richard "Mike Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician and the Vice President-elect of the United States. He is serving as the 50th Govemor of Indiana. A Republican, Pence was first elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2000. Mike Pence Born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, Pence graduated from Hanover College and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and television talk show host from 1994 to 1999 Pence was elected to the United States Congress in 2000 and represented Indiana's 2nd congressional district and Indiana's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. He served as the chairman of the House Republican Conference from 2009 to 2011, Pence positioned himself asa principled ideologue and supporter of the Tea Party movement, noting he was 'a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.234 Vice President of the United States Mike Pence From Wikipedia, the free encyclopecia Red recled from Mise pence) Michael Richard "Mike' Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician and the Vice President-elect of the United States. He is serving as the 50th Governor of Indiana. A Ropublican, Pcncc was first elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2000. Born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, Pence graduated from Hanover Callege and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinncy School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and telovision talk show host from 1994 to 1999 Pence was elected to the United States Congress in 2000 and represented Indiana's 2nd congressional dislrict and Indiana's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. He served as the chairman af the House Republican Conference from 2009 to 2011 Pence positioned himself asa principled ideologue and suppoe f the Tea Party movement, nating he was 'a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.2314 Mike Pence Vice President of the United States Mike Pence From Wikipedia, the tree encyclopecia Redrected from Mise pence) Michael Richard "Mike' Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician and the Vice President-elect of the United States. He is scrving as the 50th Governor of Indiana. A Republican, Pnce was first elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2000. Born and raised in Columbus, Inciana, Pence graduated from Hanover College and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H McKinney School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and television talk show host from 1994 to 1999 Pence was elected to the United States Congress in 2000 and represented Indiana's 2nd congressional district and Indiana's 6lh congressional district in the United States House of Representatives fram 2001 to 2013. He served as the chairman of the House Republican Conference from 2009 to 2011 Pence positioned himself asa principled ideologue and supporter of the Tea Party mavement, noting he was 'a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order141 Mike Pence Mike Pence From Wikipedia, the free encyclopecia Red recled from Mise pence) Michael Richard "Mike' Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician and the Vice President-elect of the United States. He is serving as the 50th Governor of Indiana. A Ropublican, Pcncc was first elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2000. Mike Pence Born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, Pence graduated from Hanover Callege and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinncy School of Law before entering private practice. After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and telovision talk show host from 1994 to 1999 Pence was elected to the United States Congress in 2000 and represented Indiana's 2nd congressional dislrict and Indiana's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013. He served as the chairman af the House Republican Conference from 2009 to 2011 Pence positioned himself asa principled ideologue and suppoe f the Tea Party movement, nating he was 'a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.2314
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9/11, Africa, and America: o AT&T LTE 12:06 NUKES JAPAN TWICE OIL DISCOVERED IN UGANDA COMPLAINS ABOUT 9/11 TIME TO SAVE THE ALL THE TIME CHILDREN ENSLAVES AFRICANS FOR WANTS WORLD PEACE OVER 300 YEARS .9 BLAMES BLACK PEOPLE BUTCHERS ARAB WORLD FOR PROBLEMS WE ARE THE STRONGEST MILITARY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD 1812, the Alamo Claims never fought a war on own soil ONLY COUNTRY THAT LOST A WAR TO CANADA <p><a href="http://rockytop-conservative.tumblr.com/post/116054632647/sometimes-i-come-across-something-on-facebook-from" class="tumblr_blog">rockytop-conservative</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Sometimes I come across something on Facebook from liberals that is so extraordinarily stupid with white/american/whatever-guilt, I just can’t resist taking a swing at it. </p><p><b>Japan and 9/11:</b></p><p>I guess liberals need a quick refresher of basic history. </p><ul><li>We were at war with Japan when we bombed them. We were not at war with any Middle Eastern country when we were attacked. <br/></li><li>The US bombed industrial manufacturing targets which were legitimate military targets. The WTC was a civilian target, though to be fair, an attack on the White House or Pentagon would have been a legitimate military target. </li><li>The bombing of Japan was to end the war and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmIBbcxseXM">saved countless lives</a> in doing so. We also helped Japan rebuild and became friends and allies. The 9/11 attacks were simply too kill people, specifically civilians.</li></ul><p><b><br/></b></p><p><b>Oil in Uganda </b></p><p>We supplied Uganda with 349 million dollars in foreign aid. That aid lessened or halted around the time Uganda started arresting and executing homosexuals, among other human rights crimes where tens of thousands of people have been killed, and where over 60,000 children have been taken into slavery. </p><p>I’d be wary about sending them money too. Less than 1% of oil used by the US comes from Uganda so I’m not sure why this is even a point. But liberals aren’t the brightest around so we’ll just go with it. </p><p><b><br/></b></p><p><b>Enslaves Africans for 300 years, blames blacks for all our problems</b></p><p>Wrong. We became a country in 1776. Slaves were freed in 1865. That equates to around 89 years or so. I know liberals aren’t the brightest but I expect proficiency in basic mathematics. </p><p>I talked about slavery <a href="http://tmblr.co/ZWGBEs1frwcBj">here</a>. In short, it was mostly Europeans who brought over slaves, not Americans, because we didn’t even exist. Most slaves were sold by other blacks in Africa. The US fought a war to free slaves, and millions of white Americans died to do this. </p><p>Now today, black people make up around 13% of the population, <a href="http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/htus8008.pdf">yet commit around 52% of all homicides</a> (most upon other blacks). Black people are targeted more often by police for these reasons, so they should be made at other black people, not whites. </p><p>It’s not so much about their skin color but about the culture they are living in. </p><p> Most Americans were hopeful that the election of a black president — thereby making America the first white society in history to choose a black leader — would finally put to rest the myth of a racist America. More than six years later it seems not to have accomplished a thing. I now suspect that if the president, the vice-president, the entire cabinet, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and all nine justices on the Supreme Court were black, it would have no impact on blacks who believe America is a racist society — or on the left-wing depiction of America as racist. <br/></p><p><b><br/></b></p><p><b>Wants world peace, butchers Arab world</b></p><p>If you really care about the Arabs, you should be more concerned with the hundreds of thousands of civilians slaughtered in Syria by their own government. You should care about the 500,000 killed by Saddam Hussein. You should be less concerned with the collateral damage caused by the US military, especially after Iraqi civilians cheered for US troops as they tore down Saddam’s statue after the collapse of his regime. </p><p>If you really care about homosexual rights, you should be concerned about gays being hung in Iran and Palestine. But liberals don’t really care about any of this, only about smearing America’s good name. </p><p><b><br/></b></p><p><b>Claims to have never fought war on own soil</b></p><p>I don’t even know why this is a thing. We fought and defeated the Native Indians in a war. We won our independence against the British here. We fought against Japan on our shores one morning in December, among other battles.</p><p>You know one benefit about having the most powerful military in the world? We can engage our enemies on ours terms, not theirs. We can also fight them over there, not here. I don’t want to have to fight here in the US. </p><p><b><br/></b></p><p><b>US lost war to Canada</b></p><p>Canada was colonized by the British at the time, damn pesky history biting liberals again. And I don’t really care if it’s considered a British victory, the result was Status quo ante bellum. </p><p>Liberal arguments are so fun to destroy. They lack all facts and logic and appeal only to emotion. Clearly, the smearing of America’s good name is one of the only things the left is actually good at. </p></blockquote>

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