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Old 04-20-2017, 05:51 PM
Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor is offline
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The Beatnik Excoricism Of Senator Joe "Tailgunner" McCarthy.

It happened in 1968, and I remember it like it was an Internet Web-link...


http://www.cultofweird.com/death/exo...-joe-mccarthy/

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McCarthy was censured by the Senate in 1954, and he died several years later in 1957. His body was returned to his home state of Wisconsin, where some 17,000 people, three senators, and even Robert F. Kennedy, attended the funeral. McCarthy was interred in the St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery along the Fox River.

A decade later, at the height of the counterculture, the legacy of McCarthy lived on. A politically subversive band called The Fugs found themselves in Appleton on tour in 1968, and decided to put an end to his evil once and for all.
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Old 04-20-2017, 06:16 PM
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It happened in 1968, and I remember it like it was an Internet Web-link...


http://www.cultofweird.com/death/exo...-joe-mccarthy/
Interesting, but the most interesting thing is that in the 60's we launched our submarines a bit oddly.

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Ed Sanders was arrested in 1961 for disrupting the launch of a nuclear submarine in a canoe.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:18 PM
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I remember when this happened. Hell, I even had an album by the Fugs. Good times.
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:48 AM
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I like the word "excoricism" in the thread title. It has a Lewis Carroll "portmanteau" feel to it -- combining / conflating "excoriate" (secondary meaning, make a scathing attack on), and "exorcism".
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:54 PM
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...I misread that as "exorcism".
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:31 PM
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Interesting, but the most interesting thing is that in the 60's we launched our submarines a bit oddly.
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:39 PM
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I like the word "excoricism" in the thread title. It has a Lewis Carroll "portmanteau" feel to it -- combining / conflating "excoriate" (secondary meaning, make a scathing attack on), and "exorcism".
I too came to this post to praise the use of this word. My exploration of its use via Google seems to show that its other internet appearances are all just variations of typos and attempts to spell "exorcism".

Good job, Bosda!
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