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by cassowary
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Blue or Red Wave?
Replies: 78
Views: 1300

Re: "good ol’ American exceptionalism." - a substandard, malfunctioning electoral system?

:D https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/what-the-us-can-learn-from-australian-elections-20181108-p50es9.html The US bills itself as the “greatest democracy on Earth” but that’s just good ol’ American exceptionalism. It’s one of the world’s oldest and most enduring democracies but the most democr...
by cassowary
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil's next president
Replies: 116
Views: 7676

Re: Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil's next president

So when did your abos got the right to vote?
by cassowary
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Kra Canal
Replies: 33
Views: 344

Re: 'Rah, rah rah!' for the Isthmus of Kra.

The US had laws from the 1970's making it illegal among other things of bribing foreign officials In the 2000's the EU passed similar laws and many Europeans bragged about how honest European governments were without realizing the US laws had been on the books for 35 years. Once they found out abou...
by cassowary
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Kra Canal
Replies: 33
Views: 344

Re: 'Rah, rah rah!' for the Isthmus of Kra.

Why does Europe (except for diehard communists/socialists like you who pine for old days) want the US to protect them from Russia? The US is risking its cities getting nuked by the Russians to protect Europe. In my very modest opinion, no cities will be nuked in any future war with Russia. American...
by cassowary
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Kra Canal
Replies: 33
Views: 344

Re: 'Rah, rah rah!' for the Isthmus of Kra.

True. But I have this funny feeling that Thailand - like the Philippines - may prefer China to the US... At least the Chinese are polite while they screw you... Sertorio, Nobody in SE Asia prefers the Chinese to the US and that includes Chinese dominated Singapore. It is only leftists or Socialists...
by cassowary
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Kra Canal
Replies: 33
Views: 344

Re: 'Rah, rah rah!' for the Isthmus of Kra.

Indeed. Neither Russia nor China treat their "friends" and "allies" worse than the US does. Just a while ago the US decided to leave the INF Treaty, which means it has the intention of displayng such missiles against Russia. Which can only happen in Europe, and will automatically make Europe a targ...
by cassowary
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Blue or Red Wave?
Replies: 78
Views: 1300

Re: "good ol’ American exceptionalism." - a substandard, malfunctioning electoral system?

:D https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/what-the-us-can-learn-from-australian-elections-20181108-p50es9.html The US bills itself as the “greatest democracy on Earth” but that’s just good ol’ American exceptionalism. It’s one of the world’s oldest and most enduring democracies but the most democr...
by cassowary
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Kra Canal
Replies: 33
Views: 344

Re: 'Rah, rah rah!' for the Isthmus of Kra.

True. But I have this funny feeling that Thailand - like the Philippines - may prefer China to the US... At least the Chinese are polite while they screw you... Sertorio, Nobody in SE Asia prefers the Chinese to the US and that includes Chinese dominated Singapore. It is only leftists or Socialists...
by cassowary
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil's next president
Replies: 116
Views: 7676

Re: Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil's next president

Hitler of course being the most prominent promoter of Social "Justice" Yes, his version of Socialism was National Socialism. He left the assets of production ie farms, factories, businesses etc nominally in private hands but told them what to do. Mussolini did the same thing. The problem here being...
by cassowary
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Kra Canal
Replies: 33
Views: 344

Re: 'Rah, rah rah!' for the Isthmus of Kra.

True. But I have this funny feeling that Thailand - like the Philippines - may prefer China to the US... At least the Chinese are polite while they screw you... Sertorio, Nobody in SE Asia prefers the Chinese to the US and that includes Chinese dominated Singapore. It is only leftists or Socialists...