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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:44 PM
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Posted By smartcooky
:bigclap It ceased to be part of the...

:bigclap


It ceased to be part of the world-view of GOP supporters a long, long time ago!
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
And that is what really chaps your arse, isn't...

And that is what really chaps your arse, isn't it?



Nor in the minds of those people who believe that laws matter, and who believe and accept that people have human rights, and the right to be...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
You'd be right. They were never charged or...

You'd be right.

They were never charged or even accused of a crime, and they immediately applied for asylum, which means they are in the US legally. End of story!
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
They are legally in the country because they are...

They are legally in the country because they are recognized by the US government, as asylum-seekers. That is a fact of law - US immigration law actually uses the term "improper entry", and yes, while...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Warp12 has, without any foundation or evidence,...

Warp12 has, without any foundation or evidence, claimed these asylum-seekers to be disease-ridden, infected and criminals. Why would you expect anything else?
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:31 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
You should take your own advice on this (but...

You should take your own advice on this (but substitute box with your basement)
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Yup. Go figure!

Yup. Go figure!
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
For very limited definitions of "backfire" ...

For very limited definitions of "backfire"

The facts are that DeSantis and his scumbag minions fully expected the residents of Martha's Vinyard to react exactly how they themselves would react;...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th September 2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,001
Posted By smartcooky
The close ups just before impact would tend to...

The close ups just before impact would tend to support this. In fact most asteroids and minor planets below about 10km have bulk densities indicating they are rubble piles - only their minute mutual...
Forum: USA Politics 29th September 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
OK, that was hilarious - made my morning. ...

OK, that was hilarious - made my morning.

It was also full of well-researched truth. I might have to subscribe to this channel.
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 90,472
Posted By smartcooky
Judge Dearie tasked The Fat Orange Turd with...

Judge Dearie tasked The Fat Orange Turd with contracting a vendor to digitize all the thousands of documents so that he (the Special Master) can work with them. That has become a problem - because...
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Yes, and well answered... with truth!! ...

Yes, and well answered... with truth!!




I don't care what the debate "evolved to", and in any case, it evolved to what it appears to be now because you dragged it in that direction to suit...
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
The title of this thread is "DeSantis Martha's...

The title of this thread is "DeSantis Martha's Vineyard Stunt", therefore, this discussion is about the political stunt DeSantis pulled, in which involved lying to asylum seekers, loading them onto...
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Now, help me out here. I wonder what the obvious,...

Now, help me out here. I wonder what the obvious, visual difference is between these two groups of people!?:(
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ujm9y0q3v1ba2fb/Goalpost...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ujm9y0q3v1ba2fb/Goalposts2.gif?raw=1
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Mudpeople.

Mudpeople.
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 11:46 AM
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Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Indeed ...

Indeed

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dhdnkavojc9u4hv/Border%20Town%20Beebe%20Plain.jpg?raw=1 https://www.dropbox.com/s/lj84fmp11guuxzn/Border%20Town%20Nogales.jpg?raw=1
Beebe Plain: Canada/USA Border...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th September 2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,001
Posted By smartcooky
I'm not familiar with all the math involved...

I'm not familiar with all the math involved (outside my areas of expertise and above my pay-grade), but what I can tell you is I am pretty certain if you were standing on the surface of "Didymoon",...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 28th September 2022, 12:43 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,009
Posted By smartcooky
Parroting Putin propaganda again I see!

Parroting Putin propaganda again I see!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 28th September 2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,009
Posted By smartcooky
How old are those pipelines? How well have they...

How old are those pipelines? How well have they been maintained? Are they owned by Russia, and if so, are they responsible for maintenance?

Since Russia is short on cash at the moment, I could...
Forum: USA Politics 28th September 2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Wrong ...

Wrong


https://www.diffen.com/difference/Consulate_vs_Embassy

Jurisdiction: Even though embassies and consulates are located in another country, they are legally considered territory of the...
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
The US Embassy and Consulate in Auckland allowed...

The US Embassy and Consulate in Auckland allowed me to walk right through the front door. All I had to do is show my NZ driver's (but I had my NZ passport just in case). Of course, I had an...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th September 2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,679
Posted By smartcooky
Oh, and not just the visible fireball either. ...

Oh, and not just the visible fireball either.

Jet fuel literally whistled down the elevator shafts and exploded, engulfing people on floors immediately below the impact point - many of whom...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,001
Posted By smartcooky
The mass of Dimorphos is approximately 5e+9 (5...

The mass of Dimorphos is approximately 5e+9 (5 billion) kg, while the mass of the DART impactor is around 600 kg... that is a ratio of 8.3 million to one but it struck the asteroid at 24,000 km/hr. ...
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
So, can I just ask this question? If I walk...

So, can I just ask this question?

If I walk into the United States Embassy (which is United States territory) in order to apply for a US-NIV, have I illegally entered US territory because I did...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,001
Posted By smartcooky
You're obviously not all that familiar with Scott...

You're obviously not all that familiar with Scott Manley's rather droll sense of humour!
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Almost correct, nonetheless, in accordance with...

Almost correct, nonetheless, in accordance with United Nations General Assembly Resolution 217 A: Article 14, dated 10 December 1948, (to which the USA is a signatory), and which states "Everyone has...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th September 2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,001
Posted By smartcooky
For those interested, here is Scott Manley with...

For those interested, here is Scott Manley with images and video of the impact, including some from the DART's companion spacecraft

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Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 90,472
Posted By smartcooky
It would be near impossible to be The Fat Orange...

It would be near impossible to be The Fat Orange Turd's lawyer in criminal matters and do any kind of decent job defending him. Someone facing criminal charges needs to STFU and let their lawyer do...
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Correct. It is not illegal to cross a border from...

Correct. It is not illegal to cross a border from one country to another without authorization; but it is illegal to do so and stay there unless you are applying for asylum.
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Can you please explain the procedure that an...

Can you please explain the procedure that an asylum seeker would need to follow if they are not permitted to enter the US at all in order to seek asylum. Perhaps you think they should apply for...
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 02:02 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Off to Cancún in 3... 2... 1...

Off to Cancún in 3... 2... 1...
Forum: USA Politics 27th September 2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Racists and bigots almost always out themselves...

Racists and bigots almost always out themselves eventually. This is especially so when they are pressured into justifying the unjustifiable, excusing the inexcusable and defending the indefensible. ...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and...

"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops."
-...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
"Villains who twirl their mustaches are easy to...

"Villains who twirl their mustaches are easy to spot. Those who cloak themselves in good deeds are well camouflaged, waiting for the right climate in which to flourish, spreading fear in the name of...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 04:08 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
https://www.dropbox.com/s/osz57f1llr1cn87/Fail.png...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/osz57f1llr1cn87/Fail.png?raw=1 - There were no relevant facts presented at all, and none of what you posted was the evidence I asked for.

I repeat, none of your inane...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 03:28 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
None of any of that piffle is evidence of any of...

None of any of that piffle is evidence of any of the three claims you made. They're just opinions.

"poorly-vetted": Show which steps in the vetting procedures were not followed or carried out, and...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Evidence for these three claims - you know what...

Evidence for these three claims - you know what I'm going to say next...

Put up or shut up!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,584
Posted By smartcooky
It seems this person has their knockers!

It seems this person has their knockers!
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Indeed. When it comes to the GOP and their...

Indeed.

When it comes to the GOP and their supporters, cruelty isn't a bug, its a feature. Cruelty is the ******* point!
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Anywhere that there are Jews, Mudpeople or...

Anywhere that there are Jews, Mudpeople or Children will be targets.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,482
Posted By smartcooky
Warp12, however, insists he knows exactly what...

Warp12, however, insists he knows exactly what the prosecution were thinking and why they did what they did, and also insists he knows exactly what the defense were thinking and why they did what...
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
https://www.dropbox.com/s/rw4hhu0khx2w8a0/Python02...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rw4hhu0khx2w8a0/Python02.gif?raw=1
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
To expand your horizons! To push out of your...

To expand your horizons! To push out of your comfort zone! To make an effort to learn something about the world you live in by seeing it first hand!



No, I am giving you opportunities to show...
Forum: USA Politics 24th September 2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Someone has obviously never ventured far out of...

Someone has obviously never ventured far out of their safe, white, middle-class neighborhood and seen what wide world is really like. They should try visiting India sometime, or Vietnam, or Malawi or...
Forum: USA Politics 24th September 2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 16,520
Posted By smartcooky
Your evidence for this... Oh that's right,...

Your evidence for this...

Oh that's right, you saw it on Faux News...

"OMG, tHeY'rE bRiNgInG sMaLlpOx aNd LeEpRoSy To OuR cOuNtRy. :eye-poppi those dirty mudpeople are going to replace us poor...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,482
Posted By smartcooky
How adorable. :rolleyes: I say "might"...

How adorable. :rolleyes:

I say "might" because I have an open mind to the possibilities that there are other facts we don't have, whereas your mind is closed, bolted and padlocked. You think you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,482
Posted By smartcooky
I will now demonstrate why all the things you...

I will now demonstrate why all the things you snipped from my post were in fact relevant to your arguments.



In this case, it was the prosecution that offered a plea-bargain, not the defence.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,482
Posted By smartcooky
No, that is not, repeat not how criminal...

No, that is not, repeat not how criminal investigations and court systems work in the US.

Firstly, even if a suspect confesses to a crime, right there in their first police interview, the police...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,482
Posted By smartcooky
100%. The idea that any person could...

100%.

The idea that any person could confess to killing a guy (who she claimed raped her) by stabbing him 30+ times, and the police and the DA would just unhesitatingly accept her word for it...
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