The rebels in ‘Star Wars’ were based on the Viet Cong

The rebels in 'Star Wars' were based on the Viet Cong - Bent Corner

If you think Star Wars has become too political, there’s something you should know. The good guys in Star Wars were based on the National Liberation Front of Southern Vietnam (NLF). They were more commonly known as the Viet Cong. The communist guerrilla combatants who fought against American forces in the Vietnam war served as an …

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Justin Turner is still whining about the 2020 World Series

Justin Turner is still whining about the 2020 World Series

I was disappointed to see that the Los Angeles Dodgers resigned Justin Turner. They gave the 36-year-old third baseman a two-year, $34 million deal. I wanted the Dodgers and Turner to go separate ways. Mostly because of the dangerous, narcissistic behavior he displayed after the Dodgers won the World Series. Even though he was removed …

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Cara Dune action figures are commanding high prices on eBay

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With Gina Carano getting let go by Lucasfilms for inappropriate social media posts, the action figures for her character, Cara Dune, are heating up on the secondary market. By that, I mean they are commanding ridiculous prices. The two figures shown in the above photo are listed on eBay with a starting bid of $499. …

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Why is it now safe for children to go to school?

The CDC released updated guidelines advising how to reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic safely. I find the notion that a typical overcrowded public school can reopen safely during a pandemic to be ridiculous. An overcrowded classroom seems like the perfect breeding ground for a virus that, according to the CDC, “is spread by respiratory …

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