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by SteveFoerster
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)
Replies: 17
Views: 264

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

Doc wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:08 pm
Come on, this is so easy to debunk. Like, a single search. Ten seconds of effort.

https://www.snopes.com/politics/religio ... ejesus.asp
by SteveFoerster
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Crimea
Replies: 20
Views: 71

Re: Crimea

Or, for an American perspective (USA Today), read this: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/01/04/crimean-essay-soviet-union-collapse-25th-anniversary-russia/95419178/ "Voices of dissent are hard to find, partly because Moscow made it a crime in 2015 to question Russia's claim on Crimea....
by SteveFoerster
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Bones found in Mexican cave
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Re: Bones found in Mexican cave

Jim the Moron wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:36 am
You are quite correct, neverfail. But you have been aced out - Eurasia had humans long before Australia.
Well sure, how else could they have gotten there? But it's still interesting that humans settled Australia as long as 60,000 years before they got to the Americas.
by SteveFoerster
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Crimea
Replies: 20
Views: 71

Re: Crimea

Wow, Sputnik thinks the Russian annexation of Crimea was great. Astonishing! :lol: Are you in possession of any facts that may contradict Sputnik's assessment?... For a more balanced view, read this: https://www.rbth.com/politics_and_society/2017/03/18/whats-life-really-like-in-crimea-3-years-after...
by SteveFoerster
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 346
Views: 9881

Re: US Foreign Policy

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:41 am
Which is good for all of us who have been the victims of American hegemonic impulses.
"Us"? Please, the only hegemony the Portuguese have experienced in your lifetime is self-imposed.
by SteveFoerster
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: The Democratic Party is America's Socialist Party
Replies: 2
Views: 17

Re: The Democratic Party is America's Socialist Party

Except that nationalising the means of production and having a welfare state layered on top of a market economy are two completely different things.
by SteveFoerster
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Crimea
Replies: 20
Views: 71

Re: Crimea

Wow, Sputnik thinks the Russian annexation of Crimea was great. Astonishing! :lol:
by SteveFoerster
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Nancy Pelosi trumps Fidel Castro as history's most irrepressible windbag..?
Replies: 11
Views: 164

Re: Nancy Pelosi trumps Fidel Castro as history's most irrepressible windbag..?

Could either of you good men enlighten me on this? I thought that Trump was keen to deport over 1 million undocumented illegals back to El Salvador and a few weeks later he wants to give all of their "dreamer" offspring permanent residence in the US. Why this apparent policy backflip? Because Trump...
by SteveFoerster
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Polar Silk Road
Replies: 20
Views: 359

Re: Polar Silk Road: look on the bright side.

Well, Alaska does have an independence movement.... Based upon the myopic supposition that the oil revenue will be with them forever , I suppose? :( They anticipate tapping into their huge seal blubber reserves . . . As opposed to the vast natural resources that propelled Hong Kong to prosperity?
by SteveFoerster
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: This will Change Everything You Know... (2018-2019)
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: This will Change Everything You Know... (2018-2019)

There will always be death and destruction in the Mid East with or without western intervention. Arab Israeli wars 1948, 1976, 1973 and other smaller conflicts Iran-Iraq war 1980 - 1988 Sudan Civil Wars 1955 - 1972, 1983 - 2005. Lebanon Civil War 1975 - 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait 1990. This led ...