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by Jim the Moron
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Bones found in Mexican cave
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Bones found in Mexican cave

Neat stuff . . . "Ancient human remains, Ice Age animal bones found in giant Mexican cave" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-cave/ancient-human-remains-ice-age-animal-bones-found-in-giant-mexican-cave-idUSKCN1G40V3 "Without a doubt it's the most important underwater archaeological site in th...
by Jim the Moron
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 346
Views: 9870

Re: US Foreign Policy

May I interject? In the 21st century, there is no such thing as victory for non-Muslims engaged in conflicts in Islamic lands. Attempting to stop Muslims from killing Muslims is a fool's errand. The only winners here are Muslim honchos using the blood and treasure of non-Muslim interests to further...
by Jim the Moron
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 346
Views: 9870

Re: US Foreign Policy

Why would Russia leave Syria where it is winning? The US left Vietnam because it lost there. Having also lost in Syria and Iraq, one would expect the US to leave soon, probably in a less embarrassing manner than it did in Vietnam... Americans may be crass warmongers, but they aren't completely blin...
by Jim the Moron
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Irresistible headline
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Irresistible headline

lzzrdgrrl wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:51 am
Oh hai........

Image

Those towers are fascinating. Can I get closer look? I'm visiting...... from middle east. Want photo, show family at home......'>........
Nice scales . . .
by Jim the Moron
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: The Asian Tax
Replies: 17
Views: 774

Re: The Asian Tax

"Asian-American groups are saying that affirmative action hurts their chances to get into Ivy League schools" http://www.businessinsider.com/asian-american-groups-doj-affirmative-action-definition-ivy-league-harvard-2018-2 A lawyer for the NAACP is quoted as saying - "Affirmative action is not what'...
by Jim the Moron
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 45
Views: 376

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

Thirteen Russians have been charged with interfering in the US 2016 election , in a major development in the FBI investigation. Three of those named have been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five have been accused of aggravated identity theft. The announcement was made by Special Cou...
by Jim the Moron
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 346
Views: 9870

Re: US Foreign Policy

http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/the-ultimate-rent-a-war-being-fought-in-syria "The ultimate rent-a-war being fought in Syria" Friedman has a good account of the chaotic scene in Syria. But, he says that he's going to try to untangle "what United States policy" should be there. He doesn't. Could ...
by Jim the Moron
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Zealandia
Replies: 4
Views: 168

Re: Zealandia

Must be something in the water there . . .

"New Zealand goose: How one blind bisexual bird became an icon"
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43054363

Talk about your off-the-wall avian hanky-panky . . .
by Jim the Moron
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 346
Views: 9870

Re: US Foreign Policy

"US, Turkey will work together in Syria" http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/2133616/we-are-not-going-act-alone-any-longer-tillerson-says-us Whatever glimmer of hope there was out there for improvement in US foreign policy has been extinguished. "... the US risked being dealt an 'Otto...
by Jim the Moron
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Don't Worry, Be Happy
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Don't Worry, Be Happy

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... tion-beast

It's true in lots of ways - Thais tend to be happy folks regardless of circumstances.