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by cassowary
Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: How little the MSM knows about economics
Replies: 0
Views: 4

How little the MSM knows about economics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mfEJ-j2pNo&feature=youtu.be The MSM, which mostly (except for Fox) supports the Democratic Party, had been panning the Trump Tax reforms with all the usual Democratic talking abouts. You know, the tax cuts favor the rich and corporations; middle class will be screwe...
by cassowary
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

You conveniently forget that the USSR abstained from integrating Finland in its territory, although Finland had been part of the Russian Empire. Its not that Russia did not try. Russo-Finnish War 1939 - 1940. In case you forgot, the USSR won that war, acquired some territory but preserved Finland's...
by cassowary
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

You conveniently forget that the USSR abstained from integrating Finland in its territory, although Finland had been part of the Russian Empire. Its not that Russia did not try. Russo-Finnish War 1939 - 1940. In case you forgot, the USSR won that war, acquired some territory but preserved Finland's...
by cassowary
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Golden era for Malaysia-Singapore ties
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: Golden era for Malaysia-Singapore ties

Could it be that it has something to do with the 1MDB money that Najib stole and ended up in his private Singapore bank account? Maybe Najib needs LHL to hush things up and not implicate him. In exchange, he plays lovey-dovey with Singapore. This is just my speculation. I don't know. Truly, he is th...
by cassowary
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

Sertorio wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:35 am


You conveniently forget that the USSR abstained from integrating Finland in its territory, although Finland had been part of the Russian Empire.
Its not that Russia did not try.

Russo-Finnish War 1939 - 1940.
by cassowary
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

Of course Russia is a threat to Sweden. It has nukes, a larger military than Sweden and is led by a thug, Putin. The same can be said about the US, except that the thug is called Trump... No, the Europeans see the US as a protector. When Trump threatened to pull out of NATO, they were alarmed. Now ...
by cassowary
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

Of course Russia is a threat to Sweden. It has nukes, a larger military than Sweden and is led by a thug, Putin. The same can be said about the US, except that the thug is called Trump... No, the Europeans see the US as a protector. When Trump threatened to pull out of NATO, they were alarmed. Now ...
by cassowary
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: What happens when Socialists run out of other people's money
Replies: 27
Views: 407

Re: a rich country where social democracy has worked.

I thought you meant "should" from my reading of your last post complaining that the modern firm is run like a absolute monarchy with the workers having now say. It is good practice to consult the workers, but the final decision should be made by the owner. Employees do not own the company. If the f...
by cassowary
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

Of course Russia is a threat to Sweden. It has nukes, a larger military than Sweden and is led by a thug, Putin. The same can be said about the US, except that the thug is called Trump... No, the Europeans see the US as a protector. When Trump threatened to pull out of NATO, they were alarmed. Now ...
by cassowary
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sweden gets the war jitters.
Replies: 36
Views: 316

Re: Sweden gets the war jitters.

http://www.smh.com.au/world/sweden-prepares-public-for-war-amid-unease-about-russia-20180117-h0k0r1.html " The neutral country has begun to reverse post-Cold War defence cuts and step up military preparedness as incursions by Russian planes and submarines have sparked public debate over whether to ...