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by Jim the Moron
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 491
Views: 125203

Re: US Foreign Policy

We are hearing about efforts to have the US government respond in some way to the torture death of a Saudi in Turkey. So what else is new? Let's say the Saudis are responsible. Will offended buyers of Saudi oil stop buying? Will the US cancel arms sales to the KSA? Or, can it be that it will be vie...
by Jim the Moron
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 491
Views: 125203

Re: US Foreign Policy

We are hearing about efforts to have the US government respond in some way to the torture death of a Saudi in Turkey. So what else is new? Let's say the Saudis are responsible. Will offended buyers of Saudi oil stop buying? Will the US cancel arms sales to the KSA? Or, can it be that it will be view...
by Jim the Moron
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Oh Cannabis!
Replies: 6
Views: 44

Re: Oh Cannabis!

by Jim the Moron
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Dick's CEO: "The Retail Industry Is In Panic Mode"
Replies: 29
Views: 1343

Re: Dick's CEO: "The Retail Industry Is In Panic Mode"

With less military spending, maybe there would be money to revive the economy... But I guess performing genocide in North Korea or bombing civilians in Syria is the right way to fuflfill "America First!..." Why do you guys in the US put up with this? Wouldn't it be time to put the right to bear arm...
by Jim the Moron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Genetic surveillance
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Genetic surveillance

"Genome hackers show no one's DNA is anonymous anymore"

https://www.wired.com/story/genome-hack ... s-anymore/
by Jim the Moron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Exit the United Nations?
Replies: 48
Views: 2486

Re: Exit the United Nations?

"UN General Assembly Elects More Brutal Regimes to Join Sham Human Rights Council"
https://canadafreepress.com/article/un- ... -rights-co

". . . this travesty of an organization."

". . . a table for tyrants."
by Jim the Moron
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: The Sciences
Topic: Zealandia
Replies: 7
Views: 655

Re: Zealandia

"New Zealand's bird of the year is a 'drunk and gluttonous' pigeon"

https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/australa ... gluttonous

Only in New Zealand . . .
by Jim the Moron
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: The Uncensored Thailand Megathread!!
Replies: 29
Views: 3923

Re: The Uncensored Thailand Megathread!!

"Beware the Thailand King's New Power Play"
https://thediplomat.com/2018/10/beware- ... ower-play/

19th century stuff . . .
by Jim the Moron
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: The Asian Tax
Replies: 21
Views: 3671

Re: The Asian Tax

"Harvard bias trial to spotlight use of race in college admissions"
https;//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-harvard- ... SKCN1MM16G

It's about to hit the fan, folks. Stay tuned.
by Jim the Moron
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: A dithering Obama emboldened China
Replies: 53
Views: 2870

Re: A dithering Obama emboldened China

And I, in turn, wonder whether a Portuguese who became an atheist may not have lost the ability to understand Portugal and the Portuguese ...