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by neverfail
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 115
Views: 2309

Re: tit-for-tat oil tanker seizures.

As for the Americans, are they not heirs to European civilization? No. Ours is a Greek-Latin civilization, the US belongs to the so-called Judeo-Christian civilization. There isn't much in common between the two...We are humanists, Americans are mostly theocrats... There is more in common between A...
by neverfail
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 115
Views: 2309

Re: tit-for-tat oil tanker seizures.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/19/british-tanker-iran-capture-fears-stena-impero-uk-ship-latest I suppose that the Iranian government will now negotiate with the UK on the basis that if you release that tanker of ours that you seized off Gibraltar and we will release your two that we se...
by neverfail
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Americans have nothing to fear except the American left
Replies: 5
Views: 51

Re: Americans have nothing to fear except politically slanted MISINFORMATION.

Ultimately, though, he said housing affordability was the biggest factor driving homelessness. An Angeleno would need to earn $47.52 an hour just to afford the median monthly rent , according to L.A.H.S.A. figures. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/us/los-angeles-homeless-population.html So it all...
by neverfail
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 115
Views: 2309

Re: tit-for-tat oil tanker seizures.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/19/british-tanker-iran-capture-fears-stena-impero-uk-ship-latest I suppose that the Iranian government will now negotiate with the UK on the basis that if you release that tanker of ours that you seized off Gibraltar and we will release your two that we sei...
by neverfail
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Apollo 11 "Live" as it happened 50 years ago. One day until descent to the Moon
Replies: 7
Views: 101

Re: Apollo 11 "Live" as it happened 50 years ago. One day until descent to the Moon

I saw it live on our black-and-white television set as it was happening back in 1969.
by neverfail
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 622
Views: 173217

Re: US Foreign Policy

UN lambasts the USA https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/us-travel-ban-on-myanmar-army-chief-not-enough-says-un-11733304#cxrecs_s "The sanctions announced on Tuesday were the strongest censure yet from a western power . . ." Perhaps the useless UN might inveigle other "western powers" to follo...
by neverfail
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1575

Re: Vietnam is doing rather well, thank you!

No stopping Vietnam’s trade war juggernaut

Growth is soaring, trade is surging and investment rising – all in spite of Trump’s bid to sanction and slow the export-geared nation

https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/07/artic ... uggernaut/

So :P , :lol:
by neverfail
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 622
Views: 173217

Re: US Foreign Policy

UN lambasts the USA https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/us-travel-ban-on-myanmar-army-chief-not-enough-says-un-11733304#cxrecs_s "The sanctions announced on Tuesday were the strongest censure yet from a western power . . ." Perhaps the useless UN might inveigle other "western powers" to follo...
by neverfail
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Foreign Policy
Replies: 622
Views: 173217

Re: US Foreign Policy

UN lambasts the USA https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/us-travel-ban-on-myanmar-army-chief-not-enough-says-un-11733304#cxrecs_s "The sanctions announced on Tuesday were the strongest censure yet from a western power . . ." Perhaps the useless UN might inveigle other "western powers" to follo...
by neverfail
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1575

Re: Vietnam's recent success is well deserved. Don't spoil it Trump!

I originally inaugurated this discussion on Vietnam with this (part cut-and-pasted) post: Vietnam biggest winner from first year of the US-China trade war as supply chains shift , report shows. The economy of the southeast Asian nation was boosted by almost 8 per cent due to the shift in production...