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by Jim the Moron
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Protectionism, does it work?
Replies: 30
Views: 430

Re: Protectionism, does it work?

The world-famous economist Jim the Moron must weigh in here . . . 1. Yes. Australians are grateful for PRC purchases of their rock and dirt patrimony. Who else would buy that shit? 2. China's economy is gonna grow with or without protectionism. Shit happens. 3. USA growth rate is gonna increase rega...
by Jim the Moron
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Play List
Replies: 38
Views: 4128

Re: Play List


Brown Sugar
by Jim the Moron
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: War in Syria
Replies: 13
Views: 493

Re: War in Syria - First splinter...

The slow road to victory https://southfront.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/10_july_syria_war_map.jpg?x61338 I'm not so sure Sertorio but I understand where and how you have gotten that impression. Syria is now divided into several areas that will not come under Assad's control. There is the Latakia...
by Jim the Moron
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: David Goldman on Russia and the US
Replies: 23
Views: 238

Re: David Goldman on Russia and the US

"All dictators must pretend they wield power for some higher good and not for themselves." (cassowary) Almost always true, but maybe there are a couple of exceptions that prove the rule - Marshal Tito and Kemal Ataturk.
by Jim the Moron
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: David Goldman on Russia and the US
Replies: 23
Views: 238

Re: bumbling Donald does it again.

I have read it and responded to a discussion in the PUNDITS OF INTEREST section of this website on this very topic inaugurated by Izzy. It is just a pity that bumbling Donald spoiled his own triumph by (in effect) throwing his intelligence agencies under the bus at that joint press conference - und...
by Jim the Moron
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Putin's interview to Fox
Replies: 13
Views: 167

Re: Putin's interview to Fox

Ref the indictments :

"Those are internal political games of the US. Don't hold the relationship between Russia and the US hostage to this internal political struggle."
by Jim the Moron
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: David Goldman Essays
Topic: Once Again, President Trump Is Magnificently Right—This Time About Russia
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Once Again, President Trump Is Magnificently Right—This Time About Russia

"Trump's opponents don't care about results. Overwhelmed with hate, they would prefer to see the president wounded and impeached than succeed with Putin and bring about a world safer from nuclear armageddon."

"You only have to be breathing" to know that.
by Jim the Moron
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Replies: 220
Views: 158150

Iran sucks big time

Iranian honchos aren't bashful identifying those upon whom they would wish death upon. Jews top the list. They are closer, as they infiltrate Syria. But wait. Iranian honchos continue to insist on palavers re their nuclear ambitions. But diplomacy isn't their strong point, unless one considers takin...
by Jim the Moron
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 421
Views: 109520

Re: US Foreign Policy

As almost everyone predicted, nothing substantive appears to have come from the Trump-Putin palaver. Whether the US and Russia will indeed work together in support of Israel's security remains to be seen, given Iran's activities in Syria.
by Jim the Moron
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: David Goldman Essays
Topic: 'Europeans won’t fight" - Spengler.
Replies: 16
Views: 262

Re: 'Europeans won’t fight" - Spengler.

A different take on the future of NATO: "The Coming Split in NATO" https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2018/07/coming-split-nato/149666/?oref=d-channelriver ". . . it was the United States that was always dragging a reluctant Europe into policing conflicts." "Now, however, we are on the cusp of a reve...