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by Doc
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: 2001: Forever minus 50 years A Space Odyssy
Replies: 0
Views: 4

2001: Forever minus 50 years A Space Odyssy

This year is the 50th anniversary of the premier 2001: A Space Odyssey. A movie that nearly was pulled from theaters as a flop only to be saved by teenage to young 20 somethings in a drugged dazed to one of the most analyzed complex films of all time. Even though the is relatively little dialogue an...
by Doc
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 43
Views: 361

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-02-17/hillary-clinton-outspent-russians-53-1-and-lost Hillary Clinton Outspent Russians 53-1... And Lost Profile picture for user Tyler Durden by Tyler Durden Sat, 02/17/2018 - 14:45 The mixed messages from yesterday's "shocking" indictments of some Russian trolls...
by Doc
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America
Replies: 22
Views: 188

Re: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America

Gun ownership has always been part of this country [/youtube] So it seems has gun related violence. Not in the form of school shootings. And specifically gun violence in general has gone down over time. [/quote] Appealing to hallowed tradition only helps to entrench the problem: not resolve it. App...
by Doc
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)
Replies: 14
Views: 236

Re: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)

Private fortunes of the rich can easily be protected using tax havens. What I fear is that Socialism will lead to bankruptcy and dictatorship. That is what is happening now in Venezuela. I am sure the rich in Venezuela have protected their fortunes in nearby tax havens such as Cayman Island, Bahama...
by Doc
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)
Replies: 14
Views: 236

Re: well, unfettered capitalism does not seem to work too well either!

Private fortunes of the rich can easily be protected using tax havens. What I fear is that Socialism will lead to bankruptcy and dictatorship. That is what is happening now in Venezuela. You do not need socialism to ruin a country cassowary; only mismanagement. You credit Singapore's wealth to "fre...
by Doc
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 43
Views: 361

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

Nobody said Russian interference was a hoax. * What was a hoax was that Trump colluded with the Russians. In fact, through Steele's Russian informers, it was Clinton who colluded with the Russians. Those informers of Christopher Steele were likely to be FSB (formerly called KGB). Putin was helping ...
by Doc
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America
Replies: 22
Views: 188

Re: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America

The first paragraph supports the idea that "un violence and gun ownership do not necessarily go hand in hand." In the second paragraph the information seems either incomplete or the person talking through their hat. "having access" has a fuzzy meaning Well, the meaning of the second paragraph seems...
by Doc
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 43
Views: 361

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

Nobody said Russian interference was a hoax. * What was a hoax was that Trump colluded with the Russians. In fact, through Steele's Russian informers, it was Clinton who colluded with the Russians. Those informers of Christopher Steele were likely to be FSB (formerly called KGB). Putin was helping ...
by Doc
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 43
Views: 361

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2018/02/08/george-w-bush-says-theres-pretty-clear-evidence-that-russia-meddled-in-u-s-election/?utm_term=.c7ff0b9f79c2 Yeah, and do you know what? The Pope is a Catholic and the Grand Mufti a Muslim? What else is new? https://i.imgflip.com/24sdy6.jpg