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by Jim the Moron
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Syria War
Replies: 100
Views: 2511

Re: The Syria War

"Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia" https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/turkish-forces-push-into-syria--battle-kurdish-militia-9881266 Well, why not? After all, almost everyone else has invaded Syria, so why not the Turks? ". . . the battle over Afrin is about Russia, Tu...
by Jim the Moron
Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Syria War
Replies: 100
Views: 2511

Re: The Syria War

"Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia"
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/wo ... ia-9881266

Well, why not? After all, almost everyone else has invaded Syria, so why not the Turks?
by Jim the Moron
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 38
Views: 353

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

O Finland . . .

by Jim the Moron
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 38
Views: 353

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

What's with this Europeanization (is that a word?) of northern Asia? We can equally support a "Greater Asia" east of the Urals, stretching from Magadan (NE Siberia) to Singapore (SE Asia). Beijing would be charmed.
by Jim the Moron
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: The Uncensored Thailand Megathread!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1758

Re: The Uncensored Thailand Megathread!!

Here's another summary of Thailand's travails in 2017 - from Human Rights Watch:

https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2018/c ... s/thailand
by Jim the Moron
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Kurdistan!?
Replies: 49
Views: 881

Re: Kurdistan!?

"How the US paved the way for Iraq's crackdown on Kurdistan" http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/How-the-US-paved-the-way-for-Iraqs-crackdown-on-Kurdistan-512128 The US joins up with the savages (Turkey, Iran, and Iraq) aligned against the Kurds . . . Again. "Will the U.S. betray the Syrian Kurds?" ht...
by Jim the Moron
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Bull-taming
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Bull-taming

by Jim the Moron
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 116
Views: 2865

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: 520

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: 4515

Re: Political Humor

Actually, I'm waiting on McKinnon to do Holden Caulfield next . . . But I still take Salinger seriously.