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by Jim the Moron
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Illegal nuclear strikes
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Illegal nuclear strikes

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-nuclear-commander/u-s-nuclear-general-says-would-resist-illegal-trump-strike-order-idUKKBN1DI0QR Questions: What form would this "resistance" take? A military coup? What would constitute an "illegal strike order?" Have other nuclear powers besides the US determi...
by Jim the Moron
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Zealandia
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Zealandia

"New Zealand's War on Rats"
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/arc ... roh/546011

Gene drives pondered
Eau de Ferret as a super-lure
The Kakapo saved
by Jim the Moron
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Venezooela defaults on its debt
Replies: 17
Views: 141

Re: Venezooela defaults on its debt

"Why do people vote Left?"

Often because of failed right-wing governance. Bad governance isn't always a lefty thing.
by Jim the Moron
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Hilarious: Irish people attempting to get a bat out of their kitchen
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Hilarious: Irish people attempting to get a bat out of their kitchen

Thinking back on a night at Fiddlers Green (Denver)

Bat Out Of Hell
by Jim the Moron
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Singapore's growing otter population
Replies: 12
Views: 260

Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Otters on Changi tarmac
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/o ... afety-team

Maybe they just missed their flight . . .
by Jim the Moron
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Irresistible headline
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Irresistible headline

"Naked people rampage through Missouri town, barking and showering in soda water"

http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/ar ... 48578.html

Be truthful now. Can you resist reading this article? And no, it isn't an item from "The Onion."
by Jim the Moron
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Democrats on Freak out Friday as their party implodes
Replies: 58
Views: 446

Re: Democrats on Freak out Friday as their party implodes

You want gullibility? I actually believed it when Bill stated "I did not have sex with that woman!" And I believed it when Hillary told us that she dodged sniper fire in Bosnia! Could it be that the Dems are imploding because gullible morons are finally seeing the light?
by Jim the Moron
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: October 1917 Revolution
Replies: 20
Views: 235

Re: October 1917 Revolution

"Was the Bolshevik Revolution a Jewish Plot" http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Middle-Israel-Was-the-Bolshevik-Revolution-a-Jewish-plot-513835 ". . . many Russians - to this day - still see the Revolution as a Jewish plot." "Why, then, were the Jews of 1917 so unsettled, and why are today's so sedate?" R...
by Jim the Moron
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Benefits of Capitalism
Replies: 45
Views: 415

Re: The Benefits of Capitalism

"2. Ultimately it's the House of Representatives, not the president, who controls fiscal policy." (SteveF) A poster on the old forum ("CD," who enjoyed shaking things up - wish he would rejoin) emphasized this truism in the face of several folks who consistently misunderstood how the US budget proce...
by Jim the Moron
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 244
Views: 7458

Re: US Foreign Policy

"US 'loses 60% of career ambassadors' since January" http://www.bbc.com/news/41921907 This is presented as a bad thing. But actually it is a good thing. Consider. What has been the state of US foreign policy over the last several decades? What was the reaction of the deep state towards efforts to cl...