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by Jim the Moron
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Kurdistan!?
Replies: 37
Views: 391

Re: Kurdistan!?

Perhaps the Pashmerga are playing the long game? Iraqi Kurdistan has no outlet for its oil besides Turkey or Iraq. Kurds must have realized that independence under such conditions was a deadly trap. I cannot see how Kurds can ever solve the problems of geography... Quite correct. Independence is no...
by Jim the Moron
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Kurdistan!?
Replies: 37
Views: 391

Re: Kurdistan!?

Perhaps the Pashmerga are playing the long game?
by Jim the Moron
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: The Asian Tax
Replies: 12
Views: 321

Re: The Asian Tax

In Canada there's no ivy league and IMO the system is better for it. If a degree from one university is so much superior to another in the marketplace, merely because of the name of the university, then that is the thing to change. Exactly. Several professors at US colleges this year were awarded t...
by Jim the Moron
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Exit the United Nations?
Replies: 38
Views: 781

Re: Exit the United Nations?

A new honcho at UNESCO was just voted in. She's French, and promises to reform the organization. Apparently the two Arabs who had thrown their headgear in the ring split the Muslim vote. We'll see.
by Jim the Moron
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Exit the United Nations?
Replies: 38
Views: 781

Re: Exit the United Nations?

Many of us understand why Americans (and presumably, folks of other nationalities) like to do what they perceive as best for their citizens. But apparently there are some non-Americans (and even some Americans) out there resentful of American unwillingness to fund, via the United Nations, terrorist...
by Jim the Moron
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Exit the United Nations?
Replies: 38
Views: 781

Re: Exit the United Nations?

Many of us understand why Americans (and presumably, folks of other nationalities) like to do what they perceive as best for their citizens. But apparently there are some non-Americans (and even some Americans) out there resentful of American unwillingness to fund, via the United Nations, terrorist ...
by Jim the Moron
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Exit the United Nations?
Replies: 38
Views: 781

Re: Exit the United Nations?

Sertorio and neverfail fail to mention Israel's departure. And they fail to mention that it is because of the gross anti-Israel bias by UNESCO that the US chose to withdraw. Anti-Semitism is not a game.
by Jim the Moron
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Exit the United Nations?
Replies: 38
Views: 781

Re: Exit the United Nations?

Great news. Israel and the United States are departing UNESCO. But what took them so long?
by Jim the Moron
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Hamas, Fatah reconcile
Replies: 7
Views: 115

Hamas, Fatah reconcile

Heartwarming, ain't it.

http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Confl ... tah-507262

The rule of law prevails! "We want to extend the rule of law to Gaza as [has been done] in the West Bank."