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by Milo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Message to AOC:Concentrate not concentration
Replies: 15
Views: 365

Re: Message to AOC:Concentrate not concentration

Fox News announced Wednesday the debut of a new premium television channel that will offer continuous, around-the-clock updates on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). “For an extra $8.99 per month, you’ll have an all-access pass to the AOC Zone, which features wall-to-wall coverage of every word ...
by Milo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: June 13th Oil tanker attacks in the Gulf
Replies: 43
Views: 1058

Re: June 13th Oil tanker attacks in the Gulf

It is pretty much a given that the Iranians are the guilty party here. Word is that Trump is more interested in giving Iran a bloody nose rather than all out war. The real concern is not the conflict or the casualties, it's that the strait is only 70 miles wide in places. If you blew up the right t...
by Milo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 147
Views: 3506

Re: Trade War

With tariffs, US manufacturers are forced to manufacture in the US and employ US workers, thus boosting their wages. That is what happened. Of course this means that consumers have to pay more for made in USA products. So you have a transfer of wealth from consumers to the workers. The cost of livi...
by Milo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: June 13th Oil tanker attacks in the Gulf
Replies: 43
Views: 1058

Re: June 13th Oil tanker attacks in the Gulf

It is pretty much a given that the Iranians are the guilty party here. Word is that Trump is more interested in giving Iran a bloody nose rather than all out war. The real concern is not the conflict or the casualties, it's that the strait is only 70 miles wide in places. If you blew up the right t...
by Milo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Topic: Internet Culture
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Internet Culture

One area that the Internet lacks is chroniclers. GFM, is one. Here, he traces #gamergate to Trump's win.

by Milo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 1153

Re: The Ultimate Insult - Hongkee protestors waved British flag

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/news/2019/06/13/TELEMMGLPICT000200602243_trans_NvBQzQNjv4BqpVlberWd9EgFPZtcLiMQfyf2A9a6I9YchsjMeADBa08.jpeg?imwidth=1400 Why the Union Jack? The Hongkees deserve better than dictatorial China. So, the Honkers ;) are now finally telling the World that there is...
by Milo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 147
Views: 3506

Re: Trade War

With tariffs, US manufacturers are forced to manufacture in the US and employ US workers, thus boosting their wages. That is what happened. Of course this means that consumers have to pay more for made in USA products. So you have a transfer of wealth from consumers to the workers. The cost of livi...
by Milo
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 1153

Re: Make Hong Kong Great Again

The latest out of Hong Kong is that Carrie Lam has backed down on the legislation; https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3014638/hong-kong-extradition-bill-carrie-lam-hit-pause-button But "backed down" only implies that she is looking for a more opportune time to reintroduce the same...
by Milo
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: June 13th Oil tanker attacks in the Gulf
Replies: 43
Views: 1058

Re: Backtracking...

Apparently these mines were put on the ships in port. The mines exploded in international waters where the Iranians tried to remove an unexplored mine. Purportedly the ship all dock in Iranian ports . What for? The only reason why any oil tanker would want to dock at an Iranian port would be in ord...
by Milo
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 147
Views: 3506

Re: Trade War

https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2019/06/14/industrial-production/ U.S. Factory Production Ramps Up While China Industrial Output Grinds to Slowest Since 2002 U.S. factory production bounced back in May after a four-month slump while the growth of industrial output in China fell to its slowest pace s...