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  1. List of Alternate Presidents and PMs II

    There is already a thread for lists that involve current politics.
  2. Look to the West Volume VII: The Eye Against the Prism

    Timeline A is the world of The Multiverse War, which was a popular series here when Thande started writing.
  3. List of Alternate Presidents and PMs II

    Nah, any country is fine.
  4. Why there was soo much animosity between British colonists and the Boer?

    The two wars between British and Boers, one of which was very bitter and bloody might have had something to do with it.
  5. Look to the West Volume VII: The Eye Against the Prism

    I think the hints point to the Combine going under in the 90's.
  6. Dunkirk: what if no escape ?

    Losing the BEF was the expected outcome. Britain was perfectly prepared to fight on in that eventuality IOTL, so I don't see why Halifax the Surrender Monkey is considered the most likely outcome.
  7. AHC: Have Russia be more pro-west, pro-EU

    It's not as if the US was forcing eastern Europe into NATO. Those countries joined willingly because they were afraid of Russia and for good reason.
  8. AHC: Make Ronald Reagan a Contender for the Worst President

    A nuclear war breaks out and Reagan is seen as having caused it.
  9. "Hipster" PMs and Presidents Thread

    William Randolph Hearst.
  10. How controversial would a TV show about freedom fighters fighting a neocon dictatorship be in post 9/11 America?

    It's an adaptation of an 80's British comic, so direct Bush administration parallels would have been difficult. The film is more anti-fascist than anything else, especially since the anarchist subtext of the comic was dropped.
  11. How late could Nazi Germany have turned the tide of war?

    The Soviets have absolutely no incentive to ever surrender to the Nazis. They knew full well that the Germans were out to kill them all. Also, the Soviets completely wiped the floor with the Japanese every time they fought IOTL.
  12. List of Alternate Presidents and PMs II

    Paul V. McNutt rides again.
  13. Look to the West Volume VII: The Eye Against the Prism

    The Combine is theoretically supposed to be a complete meritocracy. The impression I get of Sanchez is that he liked the idea of aristocrats but thought the ones who actually ruled countries were contributing to nationalism and warfare, so he wanted a non hereditary aristocracy. Unfortunately...
  14. List of Alternate Presidents and PMs II

    You will croak, you little clown when you mess with President Brown
  15. Look to the West Volume VII: The Eye Against the Prism

    I like how the early 419 scams are being perpetuated by actual Nigerian royalty.
  16. Would a congress poland Polish SSR be possible?

    Stalin would never have annexed Poland. During the Polish-Soviet War he argued with Lenin about whether or not to annex Poland. Here's a speech he gave in 1923, summarising his position. "I said [to Lenin] - and this is all preserved in the archives of the Central Committee – that that would...
  17. List of Alternate Presidents and PMs II

    It's not actually Halloween yet but what the hell. American Politics is a Horrorshow Based on this scenario. 1961-1965 John F. Kennedy (Democratic) (1) 1965- 1973 Richard Nixon (Republican) (2) 1973 Milton McGuire (Republican) (3) 1973-1977 Barry Goldwater (Republican) (4) 1977-1981 Ernest...
  18. Mao Tse-tung Dies in 1963

    No Cultural Revolution, which can only be a good thing. But I suspect that China would be more reluctant to turn against Communism, since Mao's era wouldn't have been quite so disastrous.
  19. WI: the Enola Gay malfunctioned and bombed Honolulu instead?

    "Alright men, let's do this thing. Drop the bomb now." "Um, sir?" "Yes, yes what is it?" "Are you sure this is the right place?" "Of course its the right place! Why on Earth wouldn't it be the right place?" "Well um, isn't Hiroshima a city full of Japs? This look like a beach and those...
  20. List of Alternate Presidents and PMs II