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by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America
Replies: 19
Views: 159

Re: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America

The first paragraph supports the idea that "un violence and gun ownership do not necessarily go hand in hand." In the second paragraph the information seems either incomplete or the person talking through their hat. "having access" has a fuzzy meaning Well, the meaning of the second paragraph seems...
by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 37
Views: 318

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

Nobody said it was a hoax. What was a hoax was that Trump colluded with the Russians. In fact, through Steele's Russian informers, it was Clinton who colluded with the Russians. Those informers of Christopher Steele were likely to be FSB (formerly called KGB). Putin was helping both sides to shake ...
by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)
Replies: 10
Views: 207

Re: well, unfettered capitalism does not seem to work too well either!

Private fortunes of the rich can easily be protected using tax havens. What I fear is that Socialism will lead to bankruptcy and dictatorship. That is what is happening now in Venezuela. You do not need socialism to ruin a country cassowary; only mismanagement. You credit Singapore's wealth to "fre...
by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Zealandia
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: Zealandia

Must be something in the water there . . . "New Zealand goose: How one blind bisexual bird became an icon" http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43054363 Talk about your off-the-wall avian hanky-panky . . . You might be right about "something in the water there" Jim. Yet I want to thank you for that l...
by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 37
Views: 318

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

Thirteen Russians have been charged with interfering in the US 2016 election , in a major development in the FBI investigation. Three of those named have been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five have been accused of aggravated identity theft. The announcement was made by Special Cou...
by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 333
Views: 9795

Re: US Foreign Policy

http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/the-ultimate-rent-a-war-being-fought-in-syria "The ultimate rent-a-war being fought in Syria" Friedman has a good account of the chaotic scene in Syria. But, he says that he's going to try to untangle "what United States policy" should be there. He doesn't. Could...
by neverfail
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America
Replies: 19
Views: 159

Re: Australian Minister explains where the HIGHEST gun deaths occurred…and it’s not in America

The first paragraph supports the idea that "un violence and gun ownership do not necessarily go hand in hand." In the second paragraph the information seems either incomplete or the person talking through their hat. "having access" has a fuzzy meaning Well, the meaning of the second paragraph seems...
by neverfail
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)
Replies: 10
Views: 207

Re: Why Socialists cannot see the truth (that Socialism does not work)

I always equated Socialism to robbery. If 60 people gang up to rob 40, it is considered a crime. But if 60 elect a government that taxes the 40 and redistribute the money to the 60, it is still a crime in my book. Boy, oh boy, cass! The way you keep harping on this same point over the years I have ...