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by Jim the Moron
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 115
Views: 2781

Re: Israel

"Having missed the boat, the Palestinian Authority is sinking" http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Having-missed-the-boat-the-Palestinian-Authority-is-sinking-536883 Examples of Abbas' intransigence. As the great Abba Eban once famously said - "The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an o...
by Jim the Moron
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Singapore's growing otter population
Replies: 18
Views: 494

Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Just as I suspected . . .

"Singapore's otters found to be hybrids"
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/s ... amily-tree

It all started years back, when a boy smooth-coated otter and a girl small-clawed otter exchanged miscegenous glances on a moonlit Singaporean night.
by Jim the Moron
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Political Humor
Replies: 94
Views: 4415

Re: Political Humor

Actually, I'm waiting on McKinnon to do Holden Caulfield next . . . But I still take Salinger seriously.
by Jim the Moron
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Political Humor
Replies: 94
Views: 4415

Re: Political Humor

by Jim the Moron
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Is God's Freedom Limited?
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Is God's Freedom Limited?

As it happens, God will do whatever he/she pleases . . .
by Jim the Moron
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: 2020: turning the White House into an Oprah House.
Replies: 21
Views: 275

Re: 2020: turning the White House into an Oprah House.

As it happens, well-educated native speakers of French are quite likely more comfortable in English conversation than the converse.
by Jim the Moron
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: What is going on in Iran - A new uprising?
Replies: 90
Views: 782

Re: What is going on in Iran - A new uprising?

Human soldiers will soon be as obsolete as horse cavalry. Learn the lesson of Sphacteria: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sphacteria#Attack_on_Sphacteria If Humans are no longer needed will they even be in the loop? I think AI will eliminate that fairly soon too. Well I guess we have solved...
by Jim the Moron
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Loopy weather - snow in the Sahara.
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: Loopy weather - snow in the Sahara.

And more to come . . .

by Jim the Moron
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 313
Views: 8648

Re: US Foreign Policy

"The Europeans are arguably more dangerous to each other than the Russians are to them." Much truth in that - look at history . . . ". . . an outsider non-Europe neutral like the Americans." If indeed the Americans are "neutral" regarding Europe, then why have they squandered untold billions of $'s ...
by Jim the Moron
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: What is going on in Iran - A new uprising?
Replies: 90
Views: 782

Re: What is going on in Iran - A new uprising?

Gallant Portuguese soldiers protecting their homeland surrendering to Indian forces in Goa (1961) -

http://www.goaholidayguide.com/history/ ... -goa-2.jpg