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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: 229

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: 229

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: 40
Views: 342

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: 20
Views: 170

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: 40
Views: 342

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: 40
Views: 342

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
by Doc
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America
Replies: 20
Views: 170

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 9:39 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America
Replies: 20
Views: 170

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

Just tested it. The link works at my end. Thanks NF LIke I said the forum software appears to have parsed the URL Here is the key part: However, as University of Lausanne criminology expert Martin Killias recently pointed out in the newspaper Le Temps, gun violence and gun ownership do not necessar...
by Doc
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)
Replies: 14
Views: 229

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

Socialism works very well Cass. Just not in the way it is generally advertised to work. You should think of it as an organized crime family. People in the family get want they want especially those at the top at the expense of those not part of the crime family I always equated Socialism to robbery...