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by Sertorio
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Can the US win a war against Russia?
Replies: 9
Views: 98

Re: Can the US win a war against Russia?

SteveFoerster wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:36 pm

Given superior American technology...
I'm afraid that's another myth, at least as far as military technology is concerned. Sooner or later we will find out, I'm afraid...
by Sertorio
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Can the US win a war against Russia?
Replies: 9
Views: 98

Can the US win a war against Russia?

Debunking two American myths by The Saker There are two myths which are deeply imprinted in the minds of most US Americans which are extremely dangerous and which can result in a war with Russia. The first myth is the myth of the US military superiority. The second myth is the myth about the US inv...
by Sertorio
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Benefits of Capitalism
Replies: 45
Views: 418

Re: The Benefits of Capitalism

cassowary wrote:
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:08 pm
Reforming the welfare state resulted in the budget surpluses that you wish to give the credit to Clinton. It has nothing to do with manufacturing.
Trade balances are not limited to manufacturing.
by Sertorio
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: October 1917 Revolution
Replies: 20
Views: 235

Re: October 1917 Revolution

Milo wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:20 am
It's the task of evolution.
Thank you, Milo. You seem to have been, so far, the only person who understood what I wrote and why I did it...
by Sertorio
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: October 1917 Revolution
Replies: 20
Views: 235

October 1917 Revolution

http://thelistenersclub.timothyjuddviolin.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/09/russian-revolution-1917-granger1-840x472.jpg It was 100 years ago that the October Revolution started, giving hope to millions of people all over the World. Millions hoped for an end to hunger, oppression, exploitation...
by Sertorio
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Benefits of Capitalism
Replies: 45
Views: 418

The Benefits of Capitalism

Americans Are Retiring Later, Dying Sooner and Sicker In-Between U.S. life expectancy is declining, new calculations show. By Ben Steverman - 23 de outubro de 2017, 10:00 WEST https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-23/americans-are-retiring-later-dying-sooner-and-sicker-in-between The U.S....
by Sertorio
Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 244
Views: 7461

Re: US Foreign Policy

Britain Duped Into Iraq Invasion by Fake US Evidence, Admits Former PM Brown https://sputniknews.com/world/201711051058829875-gordon-brown-uk-iraq-invasion/ Great Britain was "not just misinformed but misled" about the weapons of mass destruction allegedly possessed by Saddam Hussein, which served ...
by Sertorio
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: North Korea
Replies: 201
Views: 2186

Re: North Korea

A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite. Of course not. They also have to have people there who do all the actual work. In Georgian and Victorian England even the most opulent manor houses had their servants' quarters. And those servants seemed to have been rather satisfied with what...
by Sertorio
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Now Lombardy!
Replies: 45
Views: 420

Re: the same intolerance of human diversity, sertorio.

Admittedly, there was a lot of power politics involved but a few centuries ago Iberia was a hotbed of official intolerance. Portugal expelled its Jews... We diid not. We only expelled those who refused to convert to the Christian faith, a very small minority. I am a descendant of those Jews who dec...
by Sertorio
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Now Lombardy!
Replies: 45
Views: 420

Re: Now Lombardy!

We are tolerant because we have a very weak ethnic or religious sense of identity. We are an incredible mix of different peoples, and the presumably expelled Jews helped most of us not to take our Catholicism too seriously... I hope not Sertorio. People with a very weak ethnic or religious sense of...